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The Seventh International Conference on Advanced Communications and Computation

June 25 - 29, 2017- Venice, Italy

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  • Colocated with other events part of DataSys 2017
  • Featuring the symposium:
    • MODOPT 2017, The International Symposium on Modeling and Optimization
  • Posters will be presented during the conference
  • A Work in Progress track is available for preliminary work
  • A Research Ideas track is available for ideas in early stages
  • A Doctoral Forum track is available for discussing and publishing early PhD thesis research
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May 12, 2017

ISSN: 2308-3484
ISBN: 978-1-61208-567-8

Published by IARIA XPS Press

Archived in the free access ThinkMindTM Digital Library
Prints available at Curran Associates, Inc.
Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended versions to a IARIA Journal
Articles will be submitted to appropriate indexes.

conference contact:

All tracks/topics are open to both research and industry contributions.

Special tracks:

RRRR: Reproducibility, Replicability, Reliability in Computing and Communication Research
Chair and Coordinator: Almadena Chtchelkanova, Ph.D., Program Director, National Science Foundation - Arlington, USA

PAROPTT: Parallel Algorithms and Optimizations for Sparse Tensor Decomposition
Chair and Coordinator: Jee Choi, Researcher, IBM TJ Watson, USA

5GCOMA: 5G Communications and Applications
Chair and Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Seifedine Kadry, American University of the Middle East, Kuwait

PERMAHPC: Performance Measurements for Applications in HPC
Chair and Coordinator: Vanessa End, Gesellschaft für wissenschaftliche, Datenverarbeitung mbH Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany

LSEEDCC: Large Scale Energy Efficient Data Center Concepts
Chair and Coordinator: Isabel Schwerdtfeger, IBM Deutschland GmbH – Hamburg, Germany

COPI: Common Grounds for Parallel Interfaces in HPC and Data Science
Chair and Coordinator: Dr. Christian Simmendinger, T-Systems SfR, Germany
Co-Chai: Dr. George Beckett, EPCC, University of Edinburgh, UK


Main tracks

Trends and advances on architecture/methods

Intensive computing and Big Data; Performance portability; Trading off locality and load balancing; Complex multi-physics models; Multiscale methods;Emerging programming models;Hybrid parallel programming; APGAS (Asynchronous Partitioned Global Address Space) programming model; Resiliency and elasticity approaches; Scalable petascale data-driven approach; Extreme scale technologies; Task characterization-driven scheduling; Data analytics and visualization; HPC in IoT (Internet of Things) systems; Observational data and simulations; Complex scientific data sets; Massively scalable task parallelism; Routing-aware tasks; Multi-tenant cloud workloads; Soft error resiliency

Trends and advances on disciplines/applications

Urban Simulations; Scalable cortical computing; Molecular dynamics supercomputing; Petascale biomolecular simulations; Data-centric parallel systems; Lithospheric dynamics; Graph computation; Genome-scale gene networks; Scale free graphs; Migratable objects; Quantum simulations; Metascalable quantum molecular dynamics simulations; Real-time data analytics; Uncertain execution scales; Sharing in IaaS clouds; Large-scale visualization; Distributed NoSQL data stores

Large scale and fast computation

Developments in information and computing systems; Grid computing; Cloud computing; Pervasive / ubiquitous computing; Services computing and Opportunistic computing; High Performance Computing (HPC); Fast data processing; Real-time processing; Fast switching and routing protocols; Parallelization of algorithms and applications; Energy-efficient High Performance Computing; Large scale data visualization; Tools for parallelization; High performance codes; Optimization; Innovative architectures; Distributed systems, dynamical systems; Future architectures, integrated systems, beyond cloud, reaching exaflop; Supercomputing architectures, operation, and management; Petascale, Exascale; Big data, dCache; HPC centers, data centers; Benchmarking; Green500, Graph500, Top500; Service provisioning; Green computing, cooling techniques

Programming models

Programming languages and parallel algorithms; Message Passing Interface (MPI), OpenMP; Massively Parallel Processing, Symmetric Multi-Processing; PGAS, GASPI, CAF (Co-array Fortran), UPC (Unified Parallel C); X10, Chapel, CUDA, OpenCL, OpenACC, OpenHMPP, Lime, OmpSs, OpenStream; Parallel Virtual Machine (PVM); Programming paradigms; Manycore, multicore; CPU, GPU, FPGA, accelerators; Chip design, architectures, and programming; Fault tolerance, troubleshooting, debugging; High end issues, latency, concurrency

Networks/systems communications

Cross-layer design and optimization; Cyber-physical systems and networks; Data centers, virtualization, and cloud networks; Delay/disruption tolerant networks; Future Internet broadband services; Software Defined Networks (SDN); Fast networks / InfiniBand architectures for future interactive multicore applications; Sensor networks and embedded systems; Ad hoc mobile networks; Access technologies; P2P networks; Optical networks; Cellular and broadband wireless networks; Mobility models and mobile networks; Multicast, broadcast and anycast; Multimedia protocols and networking; Software defined radio and cognitive radio networking; Content-based network service; Certification, public key infrastructures, data integrity; Privacy and anonymity

Networks/systems measurement, control and management

Networks/systems measurement, simulation and emulation; Network-, system-, and application-management; Congestion control and capacity planning; Dynamic spectrum management; Addressing and location management; Quality of Service (QoS) and Quality of Experience (QoE); Quality of Data (QoD) and Quality of Context (QoC); e-Commerce, accounting, pricing and billing; Highly parallel file systems, Lustre, GPFS; Interconnects, high speed ethernet; Use of distributed compute and storage resources; Energy-aware mechanisms for control and management; Configuration, reuse of software components; Resource allocation and management; Denial of service mitigation and prevention; System and data security; Communication visualization

Advanced applications

Scientific, theoretical, methodological, practical, and technical contributions; Advanced scientific computing; Simulation and modelling (scientific applications, engineering, industry); Mathematical and numerical algorithms and methods; Computer science and geoinformatics; e-Energy, geosciences, prospection, exploration, oil and gas; Mobility and logistic services; Geoscientific Information Systems (GIS); Remote sensing and satellite imaging; Cartography, hydrology; Climatology and environmental sciences; Molecular dynamics simulation; Genetic algorithms; Physics and chemistry applications; Medicine, genetics, epidemiology, medical geology; Multi-dimensional data visualization; Search engines and scientific discovery; Online social networking; Vehicular, underground and underwater networks and applications; Scientific data processing; Computation frameworks and tools; Mathematica, SAGE, Maple, Matlab, Scilab, Gromacs, ANSYS, Fluent, etc.); Database applications and development; Information and database systems; Education, e-Learning, and e-Science; ICT business evaluation and management; Legal informatics, Open Access, Science / Copyright, Patents; Earth and planetary sciences; Archaeology, cultural heritage; Knowledge discovery, documentation, and classification; Data intensive computing, data science; Methdodology and case studies regarding computing and communication scenarios; Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) applications; Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) applications

Turbulence modeling and simulation

Fundamental turbulence; Complex flows; Turbulence modeling; Environmental turbulence; Simulation of solid-liquid systems; Heat/cooling transfer modeling; Transitional flows models;  Flows simulation; Particle simulations; Turbulent multi-phase flows; Oscillations; Stability and instability; Turbulent air-water flows;  Liquid/Liquid interface turbulence; Aeroacoustics

Evaluation context

Energy-aware and energy-efficient networks; Implementation and experimental testbeds; Traffic measurement and traffic patterns; Characterization of topology dynamics; Access and biometric technologies, performance, and cost prediction; Web services and performance; Performance measurement and benchmarking; Energy-aware and energy-efficient High Performance Computing; Usability studies; Social and ethic consequences with biometry and data security; Standards, benchmarks, protocols

Biometry, security, access technologies, algorithms, and applications

Technologies and advances in biometric algorithms and interfaces (gait, electrocardiography, iris, image, fingerprint, palm veins, multi-modality); Biometric systems; Integration of biometrics with other technologies; Challenge response; Simplified enrollment; NFC support, spoofing, and countermeasures; Single sign on (SSO); Adaptive trust; Template protection (protection of reference data); Large and scalable biometric systems using cloud services; Deployed solutions and applications; Experience reports and systems; Description in physical and logical access control; information system access, immigration and border control, law enforcement, entertainment, finance, life science, healthcare, forensics); Distributed and mobile devices; Public Key Infrastructures; Digital Forensics; Quantum cryptography theory and application for commercial usage; topology of information (braid group approach)


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