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HiPC 2012 : 19th IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing


Conference Series : High Performance Computing
When Dec 18, 2012 - Dec 21, 2012
Where Pune, INDIA
Submission Deadline May 31, 2012
Notification Due Jul 31, 2012
Final Version Due Aug 18, 2012
Categories    high performance computing   parallel computing   distributed computing   cloud computing

Call For Papers

Conference Registration

Advanced registration for HiPC 2012 is now open.

Advance registration fees apply until November 14, 2012. After that date, Regular, Onsite fees apply.

For more information about registration, visit

For India based participant registration, visit

Program Highlights

The 19th International Conference on High Performance Computing (HiPC 2012), to be held in Pune, India, from December 18 - December 21, 2012, will serve as a forum for presenting current work by researchers from around the world and highlight activities in Asia, in the area of high performance computing.

Keynote Speakers

Jay Boisseau, Director, Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC), The University of Texas at Austin, USA
Title: "How New Technologies and Big Data Are Expanding the Impact of Supercomputing on Science and Society"

Shekhar Borkar, Director, Extreme-scale Research, Intel Architecture Group, USA
Title: "The Exascale Challenge"

Peter Bramm, Parallel Scientific and Xyratex, USA
Title: "Data Access, Management and Storage: The Road Ahead"

Contributed Papers

The technical program will consist of 41 contributed papers chosen from submissions from all over the world. The papers will be presented in a single-track multiple session format covering important and timely topics such as performance consistency, virtualization, fault tolerance and power management for large scale HPC and Cloud infrastructures, routing, and programming support, shared memory abstractions and applications for multi-core and GPU systems.

Student Research Symposium

The conference will feature the fifth student research symposium on High Performance Computing on December 18, aimed at stimulating and fostering student research, and providing an international forum to highlight student research accomplishments. The one-day symposium will feature brief presentations by student authors on their research and a poster exhibit, and will be followed by a reception and industry-student mixer.

As part of the conference, 4 workshops will be hosted on December 18, 2012

Workshop on Performance Engineering and Applications (WPEA)
Workshop on Parallel Algorithms and Software for Analysis of Massive Graphs (ParGraph)
International Workshop on Cloud Computing Applications (IWCA)
Workshop on Massive Data Analytics on Scalable Systems (DataMASS)

Special Session on Indian Petascale Initiative: Roadmap, Challenges, and Opportunities

December 21, 2012 (10am-noon)

This plenary session will discuss the Indian Petascale initiative, the specific focus on hardware and software systems and the associated research components, the computational problems that are likely to be addressed, the current roadmap, the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead, and lessons learnt/recommendations from Petascale initiatives in other countries. The session will feature eminent speakers from India and abroad who have played leading roles in various supercomputing initiatives.

Industry, Research and Users Symposium

The symposium will bring together providers and users of HPC to provide a forum for presenting the state-of-the-art in HPC platforms and technologies, for discussing best practices and for exchanging experiences. This one-day symposium, to be held on December 19th and 20th, will feature special sessions with presentations from international experts focused on the role of HPC:

Big Data meets High Performance Computing
Computational Challenges in Large Scale Molecular Dynamics Simulations
Computational Fluid Dynamics in Automotive Sector
Digital Animation/Entertainment

Industry/Research Exhibits

This two-day exhibition session, to be held on December 19th and 20th, will consist of exhibits/presentations from vendor companies and R&D laboratories.

Conference Registration

Conference registration includes attendance at all workshops and technical sessions and a copy of the HiPC 2012 proceedings. The early registration deadline for discounted fees is November 14, 2012. International attendees are advised to start the process for their registration and application for a travel visa as soon as possible. Visit the registration page for further details.

Information for India-based Participants

Registration at reduced rates is made possible for India-based faculty, students, and researchers through sponsorships from India based industries and organizations. Travel scholarships for India-based students are available on a merit basis to promote HPC research in India.

Sponsorship Opportunities
The HiPC conference is annually sponsored by several Indian and international organizations, institutions, and companies. Please visit sponsorship opportunities for more details and the sponsor's page for the list of current sponsors.

19th IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing
(HiPC 2012)
December 18-21, 2012
Paper Submission Deadline: May 16, 2012
April 02, 2012 Conference Paper Submission Begins
May 16, 2012 Conference Paper Submission Ends
Mar 1, 2012 Workshop Proposals Due
July 31, 2012 Notification of Acceptance/Rejection
Aug 18, 2012 Camera-Ready Paper Submission
Sep 16, 2012 Student Symposium Submissions Due
Oct 21, 2012 Student Symposium Accept/Reject Decisions
Nov 14, 2012 Early Registration Deadline
The 19th annual IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing (HiPC 2012) will be
held at the Le Meridian hotel in Pune, India, during December 18-21, 2012. It will serve as a forum for
researchers from around the world to present their current research efforts and findings, and will act as a
venue for stimulating discussions and highlighting high performance computing (HPC) related activities
in Asia. The conference has a history of attracting participation from reputed researchers from all over the
HiPC 2012 will focus on the design and analysis of high performance computing and networking systems
and their scientific, engineering, and commercial applications. In addition to technical sessions consisting
of contributed papers, the conference will include invited presentations, a student research symposium,
tutorials, and vendor presentations in the industry, user and research symposium. The 18th meeting, held
in Bengaluru in December 2011, had 40 contributed papers chosen from 206 submissions from 22
countries, and more than 450 attendees. The 17th meeting, held in Goa in December 2010, had 40
contributed papers chosen from 208 submissions from 22 countries, and more than 280 attendees. The
16th meeting, held in Kochi, India in December 2009, had 49 contributed papers that were selected from
261 submissions from 20 countries, and about 225 participants attended the meeting. Further information
about HiPC 2012 and the HiPC series of meetings is available on the conference website at
* IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Parallel Processing (TCPP) - Pending
* HiPC Education Trust
* ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Architecture (SIGARCH) - Pending
* European Association for Theoretical Computer Science - Pending
* IFIP Working Group on Concurrent Systems - Pending
* National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM) - Pending
* Manufacturers' Association for Information Technology (MAIT) - Pending
HiPC will be held at Pune, India. The advance program will be available in early August 2012. Please
check the conference website at for updated information.
HiPC 2012
Authors are invited to submit original unpublished research manuscripts that demonstrate current research
in all areas of high performance computing including design and analysis of parallel and distributed
systems, embedded systems, and their applications in scientific, engineering, and commercial areas.
Topics of interest include but are not limited to:
) High-Performance Computing
) Parallel and Distributed Algorithms/Systems
) Parallel Languages and Programming Environments
) Hybrid Parallel Programming with GPUs and Accelerators
) Load Balancing, Scheduling and Resource Management
) Resilient/Fault-Tolerant Algorithms and Systems
) Scientific/Engineering/Commercial Applications and Workloads
) Emerging Applications such as Biotechnology and Nanotechnology
) Cluster, Cloud, and Grid Computing
) Heterogeneous Computing
) Interconnection Networks and Architectures
) Scalable Servers and Systems
) High Performance/Scalable Storage Systems
) Power-Efficient and Reconfigurable Architectures
) Compiler Technologies for High-Performance Computing
) Software Support and Advanced Micro-architecture Techniques
) Operating Systems for Scalable High-Performance Computing
One or more best paper awards will be given for outstanding contributed papers. Further details about call
for student research symposium, workshops, tutorials, and exhibits, as well as submission guidelines are
available at the conference website
Submitted manuscripts should be structured as technical papers and may not exceed 10 letter size (8.5 x
11) pages including figures, tables and references using the IEEE format for conference proceedings
(print area of 6-1/2 inches (16.51 cm) wide by 8-7/8 inches (22.51 cm) high, two-column format with
columns 3-1/16 inches (7.85 cm) wide with a 3/8 inch (0.81 cm) space between them, single-spaced 10-
point Times fully justified text).
Submissions not conforming to these guidelines may be returned without review. Authors should submit
the manuscript in PDF format and make sure that the file will print on a printer that uses letter size (8.5 x
11) paper. The official language of the meeting is English.
Manuscript submission will start on April 02, 2012. Manuscript submission procedures will then be
available over the Web at Electronic submissions must be in the form of a readable
PDF file. Manuscripts must be received by May 16, 2012. Manuscripts should demonstrate current
research in any area of high performance computing. All manuscripts will be reviewed and will be judged
on correctness, originality, technical strength, significance, quality of presentation, and interest and
relevance to the conference attendees.
Submitted papers must represent original unpublished research that is not currently under review for any
other conference or journal. Papers not following these guidelines will be rejected without review and
further action may be taken, including (but not limited to) notifications sent to the heads of the institutions
of the authors and sponsors of the conference. Submissions received after the due date, exceeding length
limit, or not appropriately structured may also not be considered. Authors may contact the Program Chair
at the address below for further information or clarification. Notification of review decisions will be
mailed by July 31, 2012. Camera-ready papers are due by August 18, 2012. A published proceedings will
be available at the conference.
Program Chair:
Dhabaleswar K. (DK) Panda
Ohio State University, USA
Email: panda at
Proposals are solicited for workshops to be held in conjunction with the main conference. Interested
individuals should submit a proposal by March 1, 2012 to the Workshops Chair. Additional details and
submission guidelines will be available at the conference website.
Workshops Co-Chairs:
Pavan Balaji
Argonne National Laboratory, USA
Email: balaji at
Manimaran Govindarasu
Iowa State University, USA
Email: gmani at iastate dot edu
Chiranjib Sur
IBM, India
Email: chiranjib.sur at in dot ibm dot com
HiPC 2012 will feature the Fifth Student Research Symposium (SRS) on High Performance Computing
(HPC) aimed at stimulating and fostering student research, and providing an international forum to
highlight student research accomplishments. The symposium will also expose students to the best
practices in HPC in academia and industry. The one-day symposium will feature brief presentations by
student authors on their research, followed by a poster exhibit. Short invited talks by leading HPC
researchers/practitioners will be part of the program. The HiPC Conference Reception and Student
Symposium Poster Exhibits will provide an opportunity for students to interact with HPC researchers,
practitioners and recruiters from academia and industry. To be considered, students should submit a 5
page extended abstract of their research. Submissions will be reviewed and evaluated by the program
committee for technical quality, innovative contributions, and presentation. Submission instructions will
be available at the Student Symposium web site, accessible from after August 15,
2012. For additional details, please visit the conference web site or contact the Symposium Co-Chairs.
Symposium Co-Chairs:
Ashok Srinivasan
Florida State University
Email: ashokpriya at yahoo dot com
Yogesh Simmhan
University of Southern California
Email: simmhan at usc dot edu
Symposium Coordinator:
Kishore Kothappalli
IIIT Hyderabad
Email: kkishore at iiit dot ac dot in
The HiPC Industry/User Symposium aims at bringing together the users / practitioners of HPC including
both commercial and non-commercial users, and giving them a platform to share their challenges and
successes, as well as to discuss relevant technology issues.
Symposium IRUS Co-Chairs:
Jigar Halani
Wipro, India
Email: jigar.halani at wipro dot com
Vipin Chaudhary
CRL, India
Email: vipinc at gmail dot com
Ramamurthy Badrinath, HP, India
Rama Govindaraju, Google, USA
Rajeev Muralidhar, Intel, India
Manish Parashar, Rutgers University, USA
Dhabaleswar K. (DK) Panda, Ohio State University, USA
Algorithms: Yves Robert, ENS Lyon, France
Applications: Adolfy Hoisie, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA
Architecture: Ron Brightwell, Sandia National Laboratories, USA
Software: Alan Sussman, University of Maryland, USA
Viktor K. Prasanna, University of Southern California, USA
Pavan Balaji, Argonne National Laboratory, USA
Manimaran Govindarasu, Iowa State University, USA
Chiranjib Sur, IBM, India
Ashok Srinivasan, Florida State University, USA
Yogesh Simmhan, University of Southern California, USA
Vipin Chaudhary, CRL, India
Jigar Halani, Wipro, India
Seetharam Krishna, CRL, India
Santhosh Daivajna, 8KMiles, India
Kalyana Krishna, NCSA, USA
Hoang Le, Irvine Sensors Corporation, USA
Ananth S. Narayan, Intel India
Sushil K. Prasad, Georgia State University, USA
Animesh Pathak, INRIA, France
Alok Kumbhare, University of Southern California, USA
Ajay Gupta, Western Michigan University, USA
Thondiyil Venugopalan, India
Manisha Gajbe, NCSA, USA
Neelima Bayyapu, NMAMIT, Nitte, India.
Yinglong Xia, IBM, USA
Sally Jelinek, Electronic Design Associates, USA
Jyothsna Kasturirengan, Fiberlink, India
Srinivas Aluru, Iowa State University, USA, IIT Bombay, India
P. Anandan, Microsoft Research, India
David A. Bader, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Ramamurthy Badrinath, HP, India
Frank Baetke, HP, USA
Manish Bali, NVIDIA, India
Luc Bougé, ENS Cachan, Brittany extension, France
R. Govindarajan, Indian Institute of Science, India
Rama Govindaraju, Google Inc., USA
Manish Gupta, India Systems and Technology Lab, IBM, India
Stefan Heinzel, Garching Computing Centre (RZG), Max Planck Society, Germany
Victor Malyshkin, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
Ashwini K. Nanda, HPC Research Inc.
Siddhartha Nandi, NetApp, India
Manish Parashar, Rutgers University, USA
Ishwar Parulkar, Cisco, India
Viktor K. Prasanna, University of Southern California, USA (Chair)
Ramesh Rajagopalan, Dell India R&D, Bangalore, India
Venkat Ramana, Cray-Hinditron, India
Sartaj Sahni, University of Florida, USA
Lokendra Shastri, Infosys, India
Sunil Sherlekar, Intel, India
Santosh Sreenivasan, Talentain Technologies, India
V. Sridhar, SRM Research Institute, India
Harrick M. Vin, Tata Research, Development and Design Center (TRDDC), Pune, India
Steering Committee 2012 membership also includes the general co-chairs, program chairs and vice
general co-chairs from 2011, 2012 and 2013.

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