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Re: Call for papers: PDPTA 2002
Thanks to you and Hamid for passing along the early notice. I plan to
submit again and hope this time to be able to attend!
Viva (J)CSP :)
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On 10/5/01, 11:53:29 AM, Dyke Stiles <dyke.stiles@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote
regarding Call for papers: PDPTA 2002:
> Greetings -
> Hamid has asked me to pass the following along.
> Over the past few years we have had some good sessions on CSP and Java
> topics, and could usually count on 6-10 people around the table in the
> Monte Carlo brew pub (the waitresses now recognize us). The Java in
> Education sessions have had audiences of 60-70.
> Can we import some of the recent mailing list and Bristol interest
> to Las Vegas???
> More western hemisphere representation would be great: Larry? Roy?
> Hamid is very accommodating - to a large extent, we can really design
> our own sessions.
> Over the past couple of years we have also seen some very good sessions
> in the other areas - people seem to be using PDPTA as a vehicle to stage
> their own special topic mini-conferences.
> Suggestions on people to whom I should forward this call are appreciated.
> BTW - the flights back from Bristol were very nice - all right on time
> and only about 60% full. And we can hope that the recent drop in fares
> will hold through next summer...
> C A L L F O R P A P E R S
> The 2002 International Conference on Parallel and Distributed
> Processing Techniques and Applications
> June 24 - 27, 2002
> Monte Carlo Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
> The 2002 International Conference on Parallel and Distributed
> Processing Techniques and Applications (PDPTA'02) will be held
> in Las Vegas, Nevada, June 24 - 27, 2002.
> The PDPTA'02 Conference will be held simultaneously (ie, same
> location and dates) with a number of other international
> conferences and workshops (CISST'02, IC-AI'02, IC'02, METMBS'02,
> CIC'02, ...)
> The last conference (PDPTA'01) had research contributions from
> 52 countries (the event held in Las Vegas had over 1400
> participants from all over the world.) It is hoped that
> PDPTA'02 will also have a strong international flavor.
> You are invited to submit a draft paper of about 5 pages
> and/or a proposal to organize a technical session/workshop (see
> below for submission information). All accepted papers will be
> published in the conference proceedings.
> THE NAMES OF TECHNICAL SESSION CHAIRS WILL APPEAR AS ASSOCIATE
> EDITORS ON THE COVER OF THE CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS.
> SCOPE: Topics of interest include, but are not limited to,
> the following:
> O Parallel/Distributed applications:
> Numerical computations/methods, neural networks and
> fuzzy logic, medicine, remote sensing, GIS, computer
> vision, computer graphics and virtual reality,
> parallel/distributed databases, banking, financial
> markets, ...
> O Parallel/Distributed architectures:
> Clusters and parallel systems of various topologies,
> supercomputers, shared memory, distributed memory,
> general- and special-purpose architectures,
> instructional level parallelism, ...
> O Building block processors:
> Applications of processors that can be used as basic
> building blocks for multicomputer systems.
> O Networks and Interconnection networks:
> Scalable networks, Reconfigurable networks, routing
> issues, general-purpose network performance for
> distributed applications, network protocols, ATM-based
> systems, internet technology, Optical interconnections
> and computing, ...
> O Reliability and fault-tolerance:
> Software and hardware fault-tolerance (system- and
> application-level), fault diagnosis, fault-tolerance
> O Performance analysis, evaluation, prediction, ...
> O Real-time and embedded systems:
> Small-scale parallel systems for high-performance
> control, data acquisition, and analysis; configuration,
> routing, scheduling, performance guarantees.
> O Parallel/Distributed algorithms:
> Algorithms exploiting clusters and general-purpose
> distributed and parallel systems, new vector/pipeline
> issues, shared memory, distributed memory,
> virtual memory, ...
> O Mobile computation and communication.
> O Object Oriented Technology and related issues.
> O Multimedia Communications, Systems, and Applications:
> High-speed networking, multimedia architectures and
> protocols, multimedia applications, quality of service
> support, operating system and networking support,
> internet tools and applications, audio/video delivery
> over the internet, ...
> O Software tools and environments for parallel and
> distributed platforms: Operating systems, compilers,
> languages, debuggers, monitoring tools, software
> engineering on parallel/distributed systems, ...
> O High-performance computing in Computational Science:
> Intra-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research
> programs and applications.
> O Information and data fusion.
> O Petri Nets: theory, analysis, tools and applications
> O Web-based simulation and computing.
> O Education: parallel and distributed processing in
> computer science curriculum (both graduate and
> undergraduate levels.)
> O Recent history (last decade) of parallel/distributed
> processing and what to expect during the next decade
> if history repeats itself; New horizons.
> O Other aspects and applications relating to
> high-performance computations.
> SUBMISSION OF PAPERS:
> Prospective authors are invited to submit three copies
> of their draft paper (about 5 pages - single space, font size
> of 10 to 12) to H. R. Arabnia (address is given below) by the
> due date. E-mail and Fax submissions are also acceptable.
> The length of the Camera-Ready papers (if accepted) will be
> limited to 7 (IEEE style) pages. Papers must not have been
> previously published or currently submitted for publication
> The first page of the draft paper should include:
> title of the paper, name, affiliation, postal address,
> E-mail address, telephone number, and Fax number for
> each author. The first page should also include the
> name of the author who will be presenting the paper
> (if accepted) and a maximum of 5 keywords.
> PROPOSAL FOR ORGANIZING TECHNICAL SESSIONS:
> Each technical session will have at least 6 paper
> presentations. The session chairs will be responsible
> for all aspects of their sessions; including, soliciting
> papers, reviewing, selecting, ... The names of session
> chairs will appear as Associate Editors in the conference
> proceedings. After the conference, some sessions will
> be considered for publication in appropriate journals as
> Special Issues with the session proposer as the Guest
> Editor of the journal.
> Proposals to organize technical sessions should include
> the following information: name and address (+ E-mail)
> of proposer, title of session, a 100-word description of
> the topic of the session, and a short description on
> how the session will be advertised (in most cases,
> session proposers solicit papers from colleagues and
> researchers whose work is known to the session proposer).
> Mail your proposal to H. R. Arabnia (address is given
> below); E-mail submissions are preferred.
> EVALUATION PROCESS:
> Papers will be evaluated for originality, significance,
> clarity, and soundness. Each paper will be refereed by
> two researchers in the topical area. The Camera-Ready
> papers will be reviewed by one person.
> The conference proceedings will be published by CSREA
> Press (ISBN) in hardcopy. It will be a multivolume set.
> The proceedings will be available at the conference.
> Some accepted papers will also be considered for journal
> publication (soon after the conference). (In addition
> to the hardcopy, it is also planned to publish the
> papers on a CD.)
> A number of university faculty members and their staff
> in cooperation with the Monte Carlo Resort (Conference
> Division, Las Vegas ), will be organizing the conference.
> The conference will be sponsored by World Academy of
> Sciences and co-sponsored by Computer Science Research,
> Education, & Applications Press (CSREA: USA Federal
> EIN # 58-2171953) together with research centers,
> international associations, international research groups,
> and developers of high-performance machines and systems.
> The complete list of sponsors and co-sponsors will be
> available at a later time.
> (Previous conferences' sponsors included: CSREA,
> the National Supercomputing Center for Energy and the
> Environment - DOE, The International Association for
> Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, The International
> Technology Institute (ITI), The Java High Performance
> Computing research group, World Scientific and Engineering
> Society, Sundance Digitial Signal Processing Inc., the
> Computer Vision Research and Applications Tech., ...)
> LOCATION OF CONFERENCE:
> The conference will be held in the Monte Carlo Resort
> hotel Las Vegas, Nevada, USA (with any overflows at
> other near-by hotels). The Monte Carlo Resort is a mega
> hotel with excellent conference facilities and over 3,000
> rooms. The hotel is minutes from the Las Vegas airport
> with 24-hour shuttle service to and from the airport.
> This hotel has many vacation and recreational attractions,
> including: waterfalls, casino, spa, pools & kiddie pools,
> sunning decks, Easy River water ride, wave pool with
> cascades, lighted tennis courts, health spa (with workout
> equipment, whirlpool, sauna, ...), arcade virtual reality
> game rooms, nightly shows, snack bars, a number of
> restaurants, shopping area, bars, ... Many of these
> attractions are open 24 hours a day and most are suitable for
> families and children. The negotiated hotel's room rate
> for conference attendees is very reasonable (79USD + tax)
> per night (no extra charge for double occupancy) for the
> duration of the conference.
> The hotel is within walking distance from most other
> Las Vegas attractions (major shopping areas, recreational
> destinations, fine dining and night clubs, free street
> shows, ...).
> For the benefit of our international colleagues: the
> state of Nevada neighbors with the states of California,
> Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and Arizona. Las Vegas is only a
> few driving hours away from other major cities, including:
> Los Angeles, San Diego, Phoenix, Grand Canyon, ...
> An exhibition is planned for the duration of the conference.
> Interested parties should contact H. R. Arabnia (address is
> given below). All exhibitors will be considered to be the
> co-sponsors of the conference.
> IMPORTANT DATES:
> Feb. 22, 2002 (Friday): Draft papers (about 5 pages) due
> March 21, 2002 (Thursday): Notification of acceptance
> April 22, 2002 (Monday): Camera-Ready papers & Prereg. due
> June 24-27, 2002: PDPTA'02 International Conference
> Proposals to organize technical sessions should be submitted
> as soon as possible. All accepted papers are expected to be
> presented at the conference.
> MEMBERS OF PROGRAM & ORGANIZING COMMITTEES:
> The Program Committee is currently being formed. Those
> interested in joining the Program Committee should email
> H. R. Arabnia (hra@xxxxxxxxxx) the following information:
> Name, affiliation and position, complete mailing address,
> email address, tel/fax numbers, a short biography
> together with research interests.
> OTHER INFORMATION:
> It is planned to add other related conferences, symposiums,
> and workshops to be held simultaneously (same location and
> dates) creating an international multiconference in
> computer science. Each conference will have it's own
> proceedings and technical/research sessions. Contact
> H. R. Arabnia (hra@xxxxxxxxxx) if you are interested in
> organizing a conference, symposium, or a workshop.
> (The 2001 International Multiconference in Computer Science
> attracted over 1,400 participants from over 52 countries.)
> CONFERENCE CHAIR:
> Hamid R. Arabnia
> The University of Georgia
> Department of Computer Science
> 415 Graduate Studies Research Center
> Athens, Georgia 30602-7404, U.S.A.
> Tel: (706) 542-3480
> Fax: (706) 542-2966
> E-mail: hra@xxxxxxxxxx
> Refer to http://www.ashland.edu/~iajwa/conferences/ for
> up-to-date information (currently under construction; will be
> available soon.)
> Dyke Stiles
> Electrical and Computer Engineering
> Utah State University
> 4120 Old Main Hill
> Logan Utah 84322-4120
> Email: dyke.stiles@xxxxxxxxxxx
> Phone: +1-435-797-2840
> FAX: +1-435-797-3840