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Last Call for Papers: The 2011 International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications (PDPTA'11), USA, July 18-21, 2011

Dear Colleagues:
Please share the announcement below with those who might be
interested.
Thank you very much.
Best regards, Organizing Committee
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               CALL FOR PAPERS - Deadline: May 23, 2011

                              PDPTA'11
            The 2011 International Conference on Parallel
                and Distributed Processing Techniques
                          and Applications

                  July 18-21, 2011, Las Vegas, USA
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INVITATION:
This announcement is ONLY for those who MISSED the opportunity to
submit
their papers in response to earlier "Call For Papers".
You are invited to submit a full paper (about 7 pages) for
consideration
(see instructions below). Full papers will be considered for both,
oral presentation and publication in the conference proceedings as
full
papers. In addition, after the conference, selected authors will be
asked
to provide an extended version of their papers for publication
consideration
in research books to be published and indexed by Springer as well as
by
various journals. For a few examples of recent books and journal
issues
based on WORLDCOMP (PDPTA is an important track of WORLDCOMP, a
federated
congress in CS and CE), see the links below: (indexed by Medline,
Scopus,
EMBASE, BIOSIS, Biological Abstracts, CSA, Biological Sciences and
Living
Resources, Biological Sciences, and others):
http://www.springer.com/life+sciences/bioinformatics/book/978-1-4419-7045-9
http://www.springer.com/life+sciences/bioinformatics/book/978-1-4419-5912-6
+ a number of journal special issues published by BMC Genomics:
http://www.biomedcentral.com .
Abstract submissions (one/two-page) will be considered for poster
presentations and one/two-page publication in the proceedings. The
conference proceedings will be made available in printed book as well
as
online.

INDEXING:
PDPTA proceedings will be indexed by Inspec / IET / The Institute for
Engineering and Technology, DBLP / CS Bibliography, and others (in the
past, all tracks of the federated congress, WORLDCOMP, in which PDPTA
is part of have also been included in EI Compendex/Elsevier.)

NOTE - Important:
This announcement is ONLY for those who MISSED the opportunity to
submit
their papers in response to earlier "Call For Papers". Therefore,
authors who have already submitted papers in response to earlier "Call
For Papers" should IGNORE this announcement. (Those who have been
notified that their papers have been accepted, MUST still follow the
instructions that were emailed to them; including meeting the
deadlines
mentioned in the notifications that were sent to them).

IMPORTANT DATES:

May 23, 2011:       Submission of papers for evaluation
June 6, 2011:       Notification of acceptance/not-acceptance
June 21, 2011:      Registration
July 18-21, 2011:   The 2011 International Conference on Parallel
                    and Distributed Processing Techniques and
                    Applications (PDPTA'11)
July 30, 2011:      Camera-Ready Papers Due for publication in the
                    Final Edition of the proceedings.


SCOPE: Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the
following:
PDPTA'11 is composed of a number of tracks (keynote presentations,
invited talks, regular research presentations, tutorials, and
workshops);
all will be held simultaneously, same location and dates: July 18-21,
2011. See below for the topical list:

O  Parallel/Distributed applications:
   Numerical computations/methods, neural networks and
   fuzzy logic, medicine, remote sensing, computer
   vision, computer graphics and virtual reality,
   parallel/distributed databases, banking, financial
   markets, high-performance computational biology, ...
O  Parallel/Distributed architectures:
   Clusters and parallel systems of various topologies,
   supercomputers, shared memory, distributed memory,
   general- and special-purpose architectures,
   instructional level parallelism, ...
O  Networks and interconnection networks:
   Scalable networks, reconfigurable networks, routing
   issues, general-purpose network performance for
   distributed applications, network protocols, internet
   technology, optical interconnections and computing,
   novel network topologies, ...
O  Reliability and fault-tolerance:
   Software and hardware fault-tolerance (system- and
   application-level), fault diagnosis, fault-tolerance
   measurement.
O  Building block processors:
   Applications of processors that can be used as basic
   building blocks for multicomputer systems.
O  Real-time and embedded systems:
   Small-scale parallel systems for high-performance
   control, data acquisition, and analysis; configuration,
   routing, scheduling, performance guarantees, ...
O  Parallel/Distributed algorithms:
   Algorithms exploiting clusters and general-purpose
   distributed and parallel systems, new vector/pipeline
   issues, shared memory, distributed memory, virtual memory, ...
O  Multimedia communications, systems, and applications:
   High-speed networking, multimedia architectures and
   protocols, multimedia applications, quality of service
   support, operating system and networking support,
   internet tools and applications, audio/video delivery
   over the internet, ...
O  Software tools and environments for parallel and
   distributed platforms: operating systems, compilers,
   languages, debuggers, monitoring tools, software
   engineering on parallel/distributed systems, ...
O  High-performance computing in computational science:
   intra-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research
   programs and applications
O  Performance Evaluation and Management of Wireless Networks
   and Distributed Systems
O  FPGA, multicore, GPU, SOC and applications
O  Mathematical modeling and problem solving
O  Ultra low power data-driven systems
O  Performance analysis, evaluation, prediction, ...
O  Nanotechnology in HPC
O  RAID systems
O  Agent technolgies
O  High-performance mobile computation and communication.
O  Object oriented technology and related issues.
O  Scheduling and resource management
O  Petri Nets: theory, analysis, tools and applications
O  Web-based simulation and computing (planetlab, ...)
O  Grid and Cloud computing
O  Other aspects and applications relating to high-performance
   computations
O  Emerging technologies

USEFUL WEB LINKS:

The DBLP list of accepted papers of PDPTA 2010 appears at:
http://www.informatik.uni-trier.de/~ley/db/conf/pdpta/pdpta2010.html
The main web site of PDPTA'11 can be found at:
http://www.worldacademyofscience.org/worldcomp11/ws/conferences/pdpta11


SUBMISSION OF PAPERS:

This announcement is ONLY for those who MISSED the opportunity to
submit their papers in response to earlier "Call For Papers".
Therefore,
authors who have already submitted papers in response to earlier "Call
For Papers" should IGNORE this announcement.

Authors who submit papers in response to this announcement, will have
their papers evaluated for publication consideration in the Final
Edition of the conference proceedings which will go to press in late
August 2011 (the conference would then make the necessary arrangements
to ship the printed proceedings/book to such authors). The Final
Edition of the conference proceedings will be identical to earlier
edition except for a number of sections/chapters appended to the
proceedings/book. The Final Edition will be indexed by Inspec / IET /
The Institute for Engineering and Technology, DBLP / CS Bibliography,
and others (in the past, all tracks of the federated congress,
WORLDCOMP, in which PDPTA is part of, have also been included in EI
Compendex/Elsevier.) The proceedings will be published in both,
printed
book/ISBN form as well as online.

Prospective authors are invited to submit their papers by uploading
them to the evaluation web site at:  http://world-comp.org
Submissions must be uploaded by May 23, 2011 and they must be in
either
MS doc (but not docx) or pdf formats (about 5 to 7 pages - single
space,
font size of 10 to 12). All reasonable typesetting formats are
acceptable
(later, the authors of accepted papers will be asked to follow a
particular typesetting format to prepare their final papers for
publication.) Papers must not have been previously published or
currently submitted for publication elsewhere. The first page of the
paper should include: title of the paper, name, affiliation, postal
address, and email address for each author. The first page should also
identify the name of the Contact Author and a maximum of 5 topical
keywords that would best represent the content of the paper. Finally,
the name of the conference (ie, PDPTA) should be mentioned.

The length of the final/Camera-Ready papers (if accepted) will be
limited to 7 (two-column IEEE style) pages.

Each paper will be peer-reviewed by two experts in the field for
originality, significance, clarity, impact, and soundness. In cases
of contradictory recommendations, a member of the conference program
committee will be charged to make the final decision (accept/reject);
often, this would involve seeking help from additional referees by
using a double-blinded review process. In addition, all papers whose
authors included a member of the conference program committee will be
evaluated using the double-blinded review process. (Essay/
philosophical
papers will not be refereed but may be considered for discussion/
panels).


2011 PUBLICITY CHAIR:

A. M. G. Solo
Fellow of British Computer Society
Principal/R&D Engineer, Maverick Technologies America Inc.
Intelligent Systems Instructor, Trailblazer Intelligent Systems, Inc.


GENERAL INFORMATION:

PDPTA 2011 Conference is being held jointly (same location and dates)
with a number of other research conferences (WORLDCOMP). WORLDCOMP is
the largest annual gathering of researchers in computer science,
computer engineering and applied computing. We anticipate to have
2,100 or more attendees from over 85 countries.

WORLDCOMP 2011 will be composed of research presentations, keynote
lectures, invited presentations, tutorials, panel discussions,
and poster presentations. In recent past, keynote/tutorial/panel
speakers have included: Prof. David A. Patterson (pioneer/
architecture, U. of California, Berkeley), Dr. K. Eric Drexler
(known as Father of Nanotechnology), Prof. John H. Holland (known
as Father of Genetic Algorithms; U. of Michigan), Prof. Ian Foster
(known as Father of Grid Computing; U. of Chicago & ANL),
Prof. Ruzena Bajcsy (pioneer/VR, U. of California, Berkeley),
Prof. Barry Vercoe (Founding member of MIT Media Lab, MIT),
Dr. Jim Gettys (known as X-man, developer of X Window System,
xhost; OLPC), Prof. John Koza (known as Father of Genetic
Programming, Stanford U.), Prof. Brian D. Athey (NIH Program
Director, U. of Michigan), Prof. Viktor K. Prasanna (pioneer,
U. of Southern California), Dr. Jose L. Munoz (NSF Program Director
and Consultant), Prof. Jun Liu (Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard U.),
Prof. Lotfi A. Zadeh (Father of Fuzzy Logic), Dr. Firouz Naderi
(Head, NASA Mars Exploration Program/2000-2005 and Associate
Director, Project Formulation & Strategy, Jet Propulsion Lab,
CalTech/NASA), and many other distinguished speakers. To get a
feeling about the conferences' atmosphere, see the 2010 delegates
photos available at: www.pixagogo.com/1676934789

An important mission of WORLDCOMP is "Providing a unique
platform for a diverse community of constituents composed of
scholars, researchers, developers, educators, and practitioners.
The Congress makes concerted effort to reach out to participants
affiliated with diverse entities (such as: universities,
institutions, corporations, government agencies, and research
centers/labs) from all over the world. The congress also attempts
to connect participants from institutions that have teaching as
their main mission with those who are affiliated with institutions
that have research as their main mission. The congress uses a
quota system to achieve its institution and geography diversity
objectives."

One main goal of the congress is to assemble a spectrum of
affiliated research conferences, workshops, and symposiums into
a coordinated research meeting held in a common place at a
common time. This model facilitates communication among
researchers in different fields of computer science, computer
engineering, and applied computing. The Congress also encourages
multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary research initiatives;
ie, facilitating increased opportunities for cross-fertilization
across sub-disciplines.

According to "Microsoft Academic Search" (a Microsoft initiative)
all tracks of WORLDCOMP are listed as worldwide "Top-ranked
Conferences" (based on various metrics but mainly based on the
number of citations). You can access "Microsoft Academic Search" to
extract citation data for each individual track of worldcomp using
the following link: http://academic.research.microsoft.com/
As of March 4, 2011, the papers published in the proceedings have
received 14,385 citations which is a higher citation than many
reputable journals in computer science.

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