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September 24, 2010 - IPDPS 2011 (25th IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium)

IPDPS 2011 Anchorage (Alaska) USA 16-20 May 2011
When Sep 24, 2010 12:00 AM to
May 16, 2011 12:00 AM
Where Anchorage (Alaska) USA
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25th IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium

Call for Participation
Call for Workshop Proposals
Call for Papers
NEW: Program Committee Listing
IPDPS 2011
Anchorage (Alaska) USA
16-20 May 2011
* Sponsored by IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Parallel Processing
* In cooperation with ACM SIGARCH, IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Computer Architecture, and IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Distributed Processing
Abstracts due...24 September 2010
Papers due...1 October 2010
Anchorage, home to moose, bears, birds and whales, is strategically located at almost equal flying distance from Europe, Asia and the Eastern USA. Embraced by six mountain ranges, with views of Mount McKinley in Denali National Park, and warmed by a maritime climate, the area offers year-round adventure, recreation, and sporting events. It is a fitting destination for IPDPS to mark a quarter century of tracking developments in computer science.  IPDPS serves as a forum for engineers and scientists from around the world to present their latest research findings in the fields of parallel processing and distributed computing. The five-day program will follow the usual format of contributed papers, invited speakers, and panels mid week, framed by workshops held on the first and last days.  To celebrate the 25th year of IPDPS, plan to come early and stay late and also enjoy a modern city surrounded by spectacular wilderness. For updates on IPDPS 2011, visit the Web at

Alan Sussman (University of Maryland, USA)

Frank Mueller (North Carolina State University, USA)

ALGORITHMS: Olivier Beaumont (INRIA, France)
APPLICATIONS: Leonid Oliker (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA)
ARCHITECTURES: Mahmut Taylan Kandemir (The Pennsylvania State University, USA)
SOFTWARE: Dimitrios S. Nikolopoulos (FORTH-ICS and University of Crete, Greece)

Umit V. Catalyurek (Ohio State University, USA)

Call for Workshops: IPDPS workshops, held on the first and last days of the symposium, provide attendees an opportunity to explore special topics. They also broaden the content of the week's presentations by extending the topics of interest beyond those of the main symposium.   For more information on organizing a new workshop, contact the Workshops Chair ( before July 1, 2010.


Scope: Authors are invited to submit manuscripts that present original unpublished research in all areas of parallel and distributed processing, including the development of experimental or commercial systems. Work focusing on emerging technologies is especially welcome. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

* Parallel and distributed algorithms, focusing on issues such as: stability, scalability, and fault-tolerance of algorithms and data structures for parallel and distributed systems, communication and synchronization protocols, network algorithms, scheduling and load balancing.
* Applications of parallel and distributed computing, including web applications, peer-to-peer computing, grid computing, scientific applications, and mobile computing. Papers focusing on applications using novel commercial or research architectures, or discussing scalability toward the exascale level are encouraged.
* Parallel and distributed architectures, including architectures for instruction-level and thread-level parallelism; petascale and exascale systems designs; special-purpose architectures, including graphics processors, signal processors, network processors, media accelerators and other special purpose processors and accelerators; impact of technology on architecture; network and interconnect architectures; parallel I/O and storage systems; architecture of the memory hierarchy; power-efficient architectures; dependable architectures; and performance modeling and evaluation.
* Parallel and distributed software, including parallel and multicore programming languages and compilers, runtime systems, operating systems, resource management, middleware, libraries, performance modeling and evaluation, parallel programming paradigms, and programming environments and tools.

* Abstracts due September 24, 2010
* Submissions due October 1, 2010 (hard deadline, no extensions)
* Rebuttal Period: November 10-12, 2010
* Author notification: December 17, 2010
* Camera-ready papers: February 1, 2011
* Conference dates: May 16-20, 2011

Best Papers Awards: Awards will be given for one best paper in each of the four conference technical tracks: algorithms, applications, architectures, and software.  Selected papers will be considered for possible publication in a special issue of the Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing.

What/Where to Submit: Submitted manuscripts may not exceed 12 single-spaced pages using 12-point size font on 8.5x11 inch pages (IEEE conference style), including figures, tables, and references. More details on submissions and instructions for submitting files are available at or may be obtained by sending email to for an automatic reply.  IPDPS will again require submission of abstracts one week before the paper submission deadline without any late exceptions (see above). 

Review of Manuscripts: All submitted manuscripts will be reviewed. Submissions will be judged on correctness, originality, technical strength, significance, quality of presentation, and interest and relevance to the conference scope.   Submitted papers may NOT have appeared in, or be under consideration for, another conference or workshop, or for a journal.  Abstracts are due September 24, 2010, and full manuscripts must be received by October 1, 2010.  This is a final, hard deadline; to ensure fairness, no extensions will be given. There will be a rebuttal period from November 17-19, 2010. Notification of review decisions will be mailed by December 17, 2010, and camera-ready papers will be due February 1, 2011.

Mark ADAMS (Columbia University) USA
Gul AGHA (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) USA
Sadaf ALAM (Swiss National Supercomputer Center) Switzerland
Hideharu AMANO (Keio University) Japan
Henrique ANDRADE (IBM Thomas J. Watson) USA
Christos D. ANTONOPOULOS (University of Thessaly) Greece
James ASPNES (Yale University) USA
Rosa BADIA (Barcelona Supercomputing Center) Spain
Amitabha BAGCHI (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi) India
David BAILEY (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) USA
Ray BAIR (Argonne National Laboratory) USA
Pavan BALAJI (Argonne National Lab) USA
Anne BENOIT (ENS Lyon) France
Petra BERENBRINK (Simon Fraser University) Canada
Rupak BISWAS (NASA Ames Research Center) USA
Ron BRIGHTWELL (Sandia National Labs) USA
Ali R. BUTT (Virginia Tech) USA
Wentdong CAI (Nanyang University) Singapore
Henri CASANOVA (University of Hawaii at Manoa) USA
Calin CASCAVAL (Qualcomm) USA
Umit CATALYUREK (Ohio State University) USA
Barbara CHAPMAN (University of Houston) USA
Amitabh CHAUDHARY (University of Notre Dame) USA
Guihai CHEN (University of Nanjing) China
Wenguang CHEN (Tsinghua University) China
Bruce CHILDERS (University of Pittsburgh) USA
Alok CHOUDHARY (Northwestern University) USA
Edmond CHOW (D. E. Shaw Research) USA
Kei DAVIS (Los Alamos National Laboratory) USA
Ewa DEELMAN (Information Sciences Institute) USA
Bronis R. DE SUPINSKI (Lawrence Livermore National Lab) USA
Karen DEVINE (Sandia National Labs) USA
Chen DING (University of Rochester) USA
Shlomi DOLEV (Ben Gurion University of the Negev) Israel
Zhihui DU (Tsinghua University) China
Anne ELSTER (Norwegian University of Science & Technology) Norway
Robert van ENGELEN (Florida State University) USA
Stéphane ETHIER (Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory) USA
Rob FARBER (Pacific Northwest Laboratory) USA
John FEO (Pacific Northwest Laboratory) USA
Paola FLOCCHINI (University of Ottawa) Canada
Ian FOSTER (Argonne National Laboratory & The University of Chicago) USA
Geoffrey FOX (Indiana University) USA
Leszec GASIENIEC (University of Liverpool) UK
Ada GAVRILOVSKA (Georgia Tech) USA
Maria Engracia GOMEZ (Universidad Politecnica de Valencia) Spain
Olga GOUSSEVSKAIA (ETH Zurich and ABB Research) Switzerland
Manimaran GOVINDARASU (Iowa State University) USA
Laura GRIGORI (INRIA) France
John GROSH (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory) USA
Isabelle GUERIN-LASSOUS (University of Lyon 1) France
Erik HAGERSTEN (Uppsala University) Sweden
Bruce HENDRICKSON (Sandia National Labs) USA
Jeff HOLLINGSWORTH (University of Maryland) USA
Bo HONG (Georgia Institute of Technology) USA
Wen-Jing HSU (Nanyang Technological University) Singapore
Engin IPEK (University of Rochester) USA
Mary Jane IRWIN (Penn State University) USA
Ravishankar IYER (Intel) USA
Klaus JANSEN (University of Kiel) Germany
Emmanuel JEANNOT (INRIA) France
Natalie Enright-JERGER (University of Toronto) Canada
Song JIANG (Wayne State University) USA
Hai JIN (Huazhong University of Science and Technology) China
Gabriele JOST (Unviversity of Texas at Austin) USA
Vana KALOGERAKI (Athens University of Economics and Business) Greece
Sven KARLSSON (Technical University of Denmark) Denmark
George KARYPIS (University of Minnesota) USA
Stefanos KAXIRAS (University of Patras) Greece
Thilo KIELMANN (Vrije Universiteit) Netherlands
Eun Jung KIM (Texas A&M University) USA
Hyesoon KIM (Georgia Tech) USA
David KONERDING (Google) USA
Alice KONIGES (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) USA
Goran KONJEVOD (Arizona State University) USA
Madhukar KORUPOLU (Google) USA
Miroslaw KORZENIOWSKI (Wroclaw University of Technology) Poland
Nectarios KOZIRIS (National Technical University of Athens) Greece
Uwe KUESTER (High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart) Germany
Milind KULKARNI (Purdue University) USA
Alexey LASTOVETSKY (University College Dublin) Ireland
Patrick Pak-Ching LEE (The Chinese Univ of Hong Kong) China
Arnaud LEGRAND (CNRS) France
Xiaoming LI (Peking University) China
Xiang LONG (Beihang University) China
David LOWENTHAL (University of Arizona) USA
Bob LUCAS (Information Sciences Institute) USA
Xiaosong MA (North Carolina State University) USA
Fredrik MANNE (University of Bergen) Norway
Loris MARCHAL (CNRS) France
Simon MARLOW (Microsoft Research) USA
Xavier MARTORELL (Univesitat Politecnica de Catalunya and Barcelona Supercomputing Center) Spain
Fabien MATHIEU (Orange Labs) France
Satoshi MATSUOKA (Tokyo Institute of Technology) Japan
Gokhan MEMIK (Northwestern University) USA
Bilha MENDELSON (IBM Haifa Research Labs) Israel
Shirley MOORE (University of Tennessee) USA
Christine MORIN (INRIA) France
Kengo NAKAJIMA (University of Tokyo) Japan
Chrysostomos NICOPOULOS (University of Cyprus) Cyprus
Boyana NORRIS (Argonne National Lab) USA
Ozcan OZTURK (Bilkent University) Turkey
Vijay PAI (Purdue University) USA
Dhabaleswar PANDA (Ohio State University) USA
Marina PAPATRIANTAFILOU (Chalmers University of Technology) Sweden
Manish PARASHAR (National Science Foundation & Rutgers University) USA
Srinivasan PARTHASARATHY (Ohio State University) USA
Cynthia A. PHILLIPS (Sandia National Laboratories) USA
Beth PLALE (Indiana University Bloomington) USA
Padma RAGHAVAN (Pennsylvania State University) USA
Alistair RENDELL (Australian National University) Australia
Philip ROTH (Oak Ridge National Laboratory) USA
Yogish SABHARWAL (IBM Research) India
Rizos SAKELLARIOU (University of Manchester) UK
Nagiza SAMATOVA (North Carolina State University), USA
Vivek SARKAR (Rice University) USA
Mitsuhisa SATO (University of Tsukuba) Japan
Li SHANG (University of Colorado-Boulder) USA
Christian SCHINDELHAUER (University of Freiburg) Germany
Stefan SCHMID (Deutsche Telekom Laboratories and TU Berlin) Germany
Erik SCHNETTER (Louisiana State University) USA
Jennifer SCHOPF (National Science Foundation) USA
Martin SCHULZ (Lawrence Livermore National Lab) USA
Xipeng SHEN (College of William and Mary) USA
John STONE (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) USA
Yuzhong SUN (Institute of Computing Technology - Chinese Academy of Sciences) China
Nigel TOPHAM (University of Edinburgh) UK
Pedro TRANCOSO (University of Cyprus) Cyprus
Dan TSAFRIR (Technion - Israel Institute of Technology) Israel
Geoffroy VALLEE (Oak Ridge National Lab) USA
Laurent VIENNOT (INRIA) France
Richard VUDUC (Georgia Institute of Technology) USA
Cho-Li WANG (University of Hong Kong) China
Jianyong WANG (Tsinghua University) China
Gerhard WELLEIN (Erlangen Regional Computing Center) Germany
Li XIAO (Michigan State University) USA
Ramin YAHYAPOUR (TU Dortmund University) Germany
Chia-Lin YANG (National Taiwan University) Taiwan
Qing YANG (University of Rhode Island) USA
Yuanyuan YANG (Stony Brook University) USA
Xiaodong ZHANG (Ohio State University) USA
Youtao ZHANG (University of Pittsburgh) USA


Michela Taufer
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer and Information Sciences
University of Delaware
Phone: (302) 831 0071 
Fax: (302) 831 8458


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