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PDCAT 2018 : International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing, Applications and Technologies


Conference Series : Parallel and Distributed Computing: Applications and Technologies
When Aug 21, 2018 - Aug 23, 2018
Where Jeju, Korea
Submission Deadline Jul 16, 2018
Notification Due Jul 23, 2018
Final Version Due Aug 3, 2018
Categories    parallel&distributed computing   networking and architectures   software systems   security and privacy

Call For Papers

[PDCAT-18 Call for Papers] (Springer-LNCS Post Proceedings)
The 19th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing, Applications and Technologies (PDCAT-18)

Aug. 21-23, 2018, Jeju, Korea

Hosted by KIPS CSWRG

Published by Springer-LNCS (indexed by EI and SCOPUS)

)))) Paper Submission Due: July 16, 2018 ((((

1. All accepted papers will be published by conference CD proceeding(without ISSN/ISBN)
and LNCS Proceedings will be published as post-proceedings (Pending).

2. After closing conference, distinguished accepted and presented papers will be
recommended to Special Issues of the Intl' Journals indexed by SCIE/SCOPUS.

** No showers' paper will NOT be recommended to the journals(indexed by SCI/E or SCOPUS) **

The 19th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing, Applications and Technologies (PDCAT-18) is a major forum for scientists, engineers,
and practitioners throughout the world to present their latest research, results, ideas, developments and applications in all areas of parallel and distributed computing.
Beginning in Hong Kong in 2000, PDCAT-18 will be held in Jeju, Korea after 18 years of successful journey through various countries/regions including Taiwan, Japan, China, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand,and Korea across Asia-Oceania.
Also, the conference will publish high-quality papers which are closely related to the various theories and practical applications in Parallel and Distributed Computing, Applications and Technologies.
Furthermore, we expect that the conference and its publications will be a trigger for further related research and technology improvements in those important subjects.
Papers presented in the PDCAT 2018 will be published by Conference CD proceeding (without ISSN/ISBN)*.
Moreover, outstanding papers will be recommended to international journals indexed by SCI/E or SCOPUS.

TOPICS (included, but are not limited to)

Networking and Architectures:
- Interconnection networks
- Parallel/distributed architectures
- Heterogeneous and multimedia Systems
- ATM networks
- Reliability, and fault-tolerance
- Ubiquitous computing systems
- Computer networks
- Communication and telecommunication
- Wireless networks and mobile computing
- Optical networks
- Cloud/Grid computing systems

Algorithms and Applications:
- Parallel/distributed algorithms
- Task mapping and job scheduling
- Distributed data and knowledge based systems
- Image processing and computer graphics
- High-performance scientific computing
- Reconfigurable high-performance computing
- Resource allocation and management
- Bioinformatics
- Database applications and data mining
- Intelligent computing and neural networks

Software Systems and Technologies:
- Formal methods and programming languages
- Internet computing
- Image processing and computer vision
- Agent technologies
- Operating systems
- Software tools and environments
- Parallelizing compilers
- Web services
- Component-based and OO Technology
- Simulation and Visualization

Security and Privacy:
- Access control and authorization
- Authentication, biometrics, smartcards
- Distributed systems security
- Mobile code and mobile agent security
- RFID applications
- Privacy preserving computation
- Applied cryptography
- Database security
- Intrusion detection and survivability
- P2P & ad hoc networks
- Security protocols

Submission and Publication
1.Please DO NOT repeatedly create new paper id with an identical paper in our editorial system. When more than two identical papers are submitted in the editorial system, the papers will be rejected without review process. If any problems, please contact to a leading program chair.
2.In case of more than two withdrawals of accepted papers, the author will be placed on a blacklist in our DB. We will NOT allow your submission to Confs., SIs, and events.

There will be a combination of presentations including scientific papers. Prospective authors are invited, in the first instance, to submit papers for oral presentations in any of the areas of interest for this conference.
Authors should submit a paper based on page limitation including all figures, tables, and references. If you want to submit more than page limitation, you can add up to 2 extra pages with the appropriate fee payment.

Authors should submit a paper with 6~10 pages in length, including all figures, tables, and references.

All accepted papers will be included in the conference proceedings and LNCS post-proceedings (Pending).

Instructions for papers in the Springer's LNCS is as follows.
Prepare your paper complying with LNCS submission guidlines as the sample format for LNCS. Failure to do so may result in the exclusion of your paper from the proceedings. Please read the authors' instructions carefully before preparing your papers.
Springer accepts both Microsoft Word and LaTex format in the Lecture Note Series.
However, we DO NOT accept the use of LaTex. Therefore, you should use the Microsoft Word instead of using LaTex (The paper will be excluded from the proceeding if you use LaTex).

If you need more help on preparing your papers, please visit Springer's LNCS web page (

Distinguished accepted and presented papers in PDCAT 2018, after further revisions, will be published in the special issues of the following international journals (Pending):
- The Journal of Supercomputing - Springer (SCI)
- Soft Computing - Springer (SCIE)
- Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences (HCIS) - Springer (SCIE)
- Journal of Information Processing Systems (JIPS) - KIPS (SCOPUS)

** This is the current index status of the journal. However, the journal indices may be changed due to several reasons. In that case, we are not responsible for it
** When authors recommend potential reviewers for their paper, the recommended reviewers' countries must be different.
** The recommended authors MUST strongly keep the recommendation guideline for the submission.
** No showers' paper will NOT be recommended to the journals.

Important Dates
==Conference Process==
- Paper Submission Due: July 16, 2018
- Author Accept Notification (without review comments): July 23, 2018
- Registration Due: July 27, 2018
- Sending Review Comments with details: July 30, 2018

1. We will NOT send authors of the non-registered papers the comments.
2. When you prepare a paper for the SI submission, authors MUST revise and improve the paper based on review comments.

- Camera-ready paper Due: Aug, 3, 2018
- Conference Dates: Aug. 21-23, 2018

The only first page for each paper will be included in the Conference CD Proceedings (without ISSN / ISBN).

-Honorary Chair
Doo-soon Park, SoonChunHyang University, Korea

-General Chairs
James Park, SeoulTech, Korea
Yi Pan, Georgia State University, USA
Young-Sik Jeong, Dongguk University, Korea
Hong Shen, University of Adelaide, Australia
Qun JIN, Waseda University, Japan

-Program Chairs
Byoungwook Kim, Dongguk University, Korea
Houcine Hassan, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
Hui Tian, Griffith University, China

-Workshop Chairs
Daewon Lee, Seokyeong University, Korea
Ka Lok Man, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China

-Publicity Chairs
Kyung-Soo Lim, ETRI, Korea
Neil Y. Yen, The University of Aizu, Japan
Yingpeng Sang, Sun Yat-sen University, China

-Local Committee
Jungho Kang(Chair), Baewha Women's University, Korea

==Program Committee==
Ahmed El Oualkadi, Abdelmalek Essaadi University, Morocco
Alexiei Dingli, University of Malta, Malta
Andrzej M. Goscinski, Deakin University, Austrailia
Cheonshik Kim, Sejong University, Korea
Cho-Chin Lin, National Ilan University, Taiwan
Chuan-Ming Liu, National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan
Depei Qian, Beihang Unversity, China
Dorairaj Prabu, Broadcom Corporation, India
El-Sayed M. El-Alfy , King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia
EunYoung Lee, Dongduck Woman's University, Korea
Haibo Zhang, University of Otago, New Zealand
Hirohi Ishikawa, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan
Hui Tian, Beijing Jiaotong University, China
I-Cheng Chang, National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan
Jaeshup Oh, Sookmyung Women's University, Korea
Javier Mart?nez Torres, Centro Universitario de la Defensa, Spain
Jun Wu, Beijing Jiaotong University, China
Jun Yan, University of Wollongong, Australia
Kaijun Ren, National University of Defense Technology, China
Kapetanios Epaminondas, University of Westminster, United Kingdom
Kenli Li, Hunan University, China
Li Tao, XI'AN University of Posts&Telecommunications, China
Manu Malek, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc, USA
Manuel Dominguez-Morales, University of Seville, Spain
Maytham Safar, Kuwait University, Kuwait
Michaeal Sheng, Macquarie University, Australia
Nitaigour Premchand Mahalik, California State University, USA
Prasan Kumar Sahoo, Chang Gung University, Taiwan
Rajkummar Buyya, University of Melbourne, Australia
Ren-Song Ko, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan
Sheng-Shih Wang, Minghsin University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
Soon M. Chung, University Dayton, USA
Sun-Yuan Hsieh, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Teofilo Gonzalez, University of California Santa Barbara, USA
Ye Tian, University of Science and Technology of China
Yidong Li, Beijing Jiaotong University, China
Yu Zhang, Los Alamos National Laboratory ,USA
Yu-Chen Hu, Providence University, China
Zhiyi Huang, University of Otago, New Zealand

If you have any questions about the CFPs and papers submission, please email to the official mail account ( or Publicity Chair Dr. Kyung-Soo Lim (

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