[Beowulf] G2PC'07 Workshop on Global and P2P Computing

Gilles Fedak gillus.net at gmail.com
Mon Oct 30 21:42:26 PST 2006

                              CALL FOR PAPERS

                       The 7th International Workshop on


		  "Observation, Experience and Application"


              organized with the IEEE/ACM International Symposium
                    on Cluster Computing and the Grid 2007
                               IEEE/ACM CCGRID'07

	          Rio de Janeiro - BRASIL / May, 14-17, 2007

		Submission site: http://gp2pc-papers.lri.fr/



Global Computing systems, Desktop Grids and Peer-to-Peer
systems (P2P) aim to harness Internet-connected resources at a global
scale. Supporting computation on such systems raises a novel set of
questions. Because of size, autonomy and the high volatility of
resources, these platforms provide the opportunity to revisit major
fields of distributed computing such as protocols, infrastructures,
security, fault tolerance, scheduling, performance, services,
applications, and incentives for cooperation. Moreover, new issues
concerning the installation, maintenance and scalability of large-scale
distributed systems are more relevant than ever.

The focus of this seventh GP2PC workshop is on experience. We invite
contributions that reflect exploration, comprehension and application
through simulation/emulation and modeling, or observation of real-life
GP2P systems. We are interested in innovative middleware and  
applications with
large-scale deployments or performance evaluations.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

* Volunteer Computing, Desktop Grids and Peer-to-Peer platforms
* P2P Merging/Interoperability with Grid standards
* Middleware, programming models, environments and toolkits for  
Global and P2P systems
* Protocols for resource management (discovery, reservation,  
scheduling, monitoring)
* Collaborative data dissemination protocols
* Storage in GP2P infrastructures (strategies, protocols)
* Computational resource and data management
* Performance measurements, benchmarking, and real life testbeds
* Simulators, emulators and modeling
* Security (trust models, infrastructure)
* Result certification (detection/tolerance of corrupted results)
* Incentives for participation
* Economic considerations of resource usage (protocols, accounting)
* Applications (programmed from scratch, ported from sequential or  
   implementations, or adapted to fit a global computing environment)


Authors are invited to submit a full paper of up to 6 pages in IEEE  
8.5"x11" two-column. Information on paper submission is at


Workshop papers due:         December 10th, 2006
Paper notification:          January  20th, 2007
Camera-ready due:            February 5th, 2007


David Anderson,  University of California at Berkeley, USA
Cristian Borcea, NJIT, USA
Franck Cappello, INRIA, France
Henri Casanova, University of Hawaii, USA
Dick Epema, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Gilles Fedak, INRIA, France
Adriana Iamnitchi, University of South Florida, USA
Derrick Kondo, INRIA, France
Dejan Kostic, EPFL, Switzerland
Fernando Pedone, University of Lugano,  Switzerland
Serge Petiton, University of Lille, France
Alexander Reinefeld, Zuse Institute Berlin, Germany
Matei Ripeanu, University of British Columbia, Canada
Mitsuhisa Sato, University of Tsukuba, Japan
Kazuyuki Shudo, UTAGOE, Japan
Domenico Talia, Universita della Calabria, Italy
Michela Taufer, University of Texas, USA
Kenjiro Taura, University of Tokyo, Japan
Bernard Traversat, SUN, USA
Luis Sarmenta, MIT, USA


Gilles Fedak
INRIA/LRI, Paris-South University, France
fedak at lri.fr

Mitsuhisa Sato
University of Tsukuba, Japan
msato at is.tsukuba.ac.jp

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