Call for papers: workshop on ``Performance in Clusters''
ciaccio at disi.unige.it
Mon Jan 27 09:44:24 PST 2003
The Call for Papers below might be of interest for people in the Beowulf
Giuseppe Ciaccio http://www.disi.unige.it/person/CiaccioG/
DISI - Universita' di Genova via Dodecaneso 35 16146 Genova, Italy
phone +39 10 353 6638 fax +39 010 3536699 ciaccio at disi.unige.it
Call For Papers
Performance in Clusters: Measurement, Analysis and Achievements (PCMAA)
PCMAA is a session organized on the 7th World Multi Conference on Systemics,
Cybernetics And Informatics (SCI 2003).
July 27 - 30, 2003. Orlando, Florida, USA Sheraton World
PCMAA focuses on performance measurement, analysis and achievements in cluster
computing. All kind of clusters, commodity/beowulf, high performance and large
Internet/Grid oriented clusters, are of interest. Each cluster category
matches some application requirement and need particular investigation about
how to achieve the best performance. Among factors that can influence cluster
performance there are broadband networ ks, network protocols, message passing
systems, fitting algorithms, parallel and distributed programming techniques,
parallel I/O techniques, management tools, performance measurement tools and
many others. We would like to encourage participation
of both researchers and practitioners working on these problems.
Topics of interest are:
* Impact of networks and network protocols on cluster performance
* High-performance I/O design for cluster computing
* Impact of cluster management tools on cluster performance
* Performance instrumentation on clusters
* Application benchmark tests on clusters
A panel will end this session, talking about efficient cluster design,
programming and management.
PCMAA is organized by:
Amelia De Vivo
Dipartimento di Informatica e Applicazioni "R. Capocelli"
Universita' di Salerno
Via S. Allende 84081 Baronissi (SA) Italy
tel: +39-089-965416 fax: +39-089-965272 amedev@ unisa.it
Ecole Superieure d'Electricite' (Supelec)
2 rue Edouard Belin 57070 Metz France
tel: +33-3-87-76-47-20 fax: +33-3-87-76-47-00 Stephane.Vialle at supelec.fr
Contributions, which should not exceed six single-spaced typed pages, can be
sent via e- mail to the following addresses:
amedev at unisa.it
Stephane.Vialle at supelec.fr
March 15, 2003: Submission of papers
April 1, 2003: Acceptance Notification
April 7, 2003: Final version of papers
All information about paper format, conference fee, hotel, proceedings, etc.
can be found on the official SCI site, http://www.iiisci.org/sci2003/.
Please note that the only audiovisual equipment provided for presentation
will be an overhead projector and a screen. Video projection or any other
equipment, if needed, will have to be supplied by the presenter. For any
question, do not hesitate to contact us.
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