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Workshop01-DRMEC

The 11th International Workshop on Dependable and Resilient Many-Core and Exascale Computing
(DRMEC 2019)


CALL FOR PAPERS AND PARTICIPATION


As part of
The 17th International Conference on High Performance Computing & Simulation (HPCS 2019)

July 15 – 19, 2019
Dublin, Ireland


Paper Submission Deadline: 08 April 2019 - Extended

Submissions could be for full papers, short papers, poster papers, or posters



SCOPE AND OBJECTIVES 
Computing systems with a large number of processing units are increasingly common, both in the form of processors employing multiple execution cores (e.g., multi-core CPUs, GPUs, accelerators), or computing clusters with a large number of nodes. These many-core architectures bring up new capabilities, opportunities, as well as challenges. As the number of cores increases, so does the probability to have faults, both due to hardware issues (e.g., physical defects introduced during fabrication), software problems (e.g., a single crashed process bringing down the whole computation) or communication issues in the network infrastructure. The same can be said about the anticipated exascale computing systems. 

This workshop focuses on software and/or hardware solutions to dependability, resilience, and fault-tolerance in multi- and many-core systems as well as in exascale computing. 

The DRMEC Workshop topics of interest include (but are not limited to) the following

  • Dependable, Fault-Tolerant and Resilient  Many-Core Architectures
  • Hardware and Software Debug Facilities
  • Many-Core Programming and Optimization for Dependability
  • Fault-tolerant Programming Models for Many-Core Systems
  • Case Studies of HW/SW failures in Many-Core systems
  • Virtualization/Containers for Dependability
  • System-level Approaches to Error Detection and Fault Tolerance at Large Scale
  • Power-Aware Many-Core Resilient Design
  • Many-Core Interconnect Technology
  • Formal Techniques for Dependable HW/SW Design
  • Dependability, Resilience and Fault Tolerance in Exascale Systems
  • Fault-tolerant Many-Core Runtime Systems
  • Silent Error Detection and Mitigation in Many-Core Systems
  • Solutions Based on Non-Volatile Memory for Many-Core Dependability
  • Fault-Tolerant HW/SW Co-Design
  • Algorithmic-based Fault Tolerance for Many-Core systems
  • Many-Core Development and Design Tools and support
  • Modeling and Simulation of Dependable and Fault Tolerant Systems


INSTRUCTIONS FOR PAPER SUBMISSIONS
You are invited to submit original and unpublished research works on above and other topics related to dependable and resilient many-core and exascale computing systems. Submitted papers must not have been published or simultaneously submitted elsewhere until it appears in HPCS proceedings, in the case of acceptance, or notified otherwiseSubmission can be for
-  Regular papers, please submit a PDF copy of your full manuscript, not to exceed 8 double-column formatted pages per template, and include up to 6 keywords and an abstract of no more than 400 words. Additional pages will be charged additional fee. Submission should include a cover page with authors' names, affiliation addresses, fax numbers, phone numbers, and all authors email addresses. Please, indicate clearly the corresponding author(s) although all authors are equally responsible for the manuscript. 
-  Short papers (up to 4 pages), please submit a PDF copy of your full manuscript, not to exceed 4 double-column formatted pages per template, and include up to 6 keywords and an abstract of no more than 400 words. Additional pages will be charged additional fee. Submission should include a cover page with authors' names, affiliation addresses, fax numbers, phone numbers, and all authors email addresses. Please, indicate clearly the corresponding author(s) although all authors are equally responsible for the manuscript.
-  Poster papers and Posters (please refer to http://hpcs2019.cisedu.info/1-call-for-papers-and-participation/call-for-posters  for posters submission details) will also be considered. 

Please specify the type of submission you have. Please include page numbers on all preliminary submissions to make it easier for reviewers to provide helpful comments. 

Submit a PDF copy of your full manuscript to the Workshop paper submission site at https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=drmec2019.  Acknowledgement will be sent within 48 hours of submission.

Conference Policies
Only PDF files will be accepted, uploaded to the submission link above. Each paper will receive a minimum of three reviews. Papers will be selected based on their originality, relevance, significance, technical clarity and presentation, language, and references. Submission implies the willingness of at least one of the authors to register and present the paper, if accepted. At least one of the authors of each accepted paper will have to register and attend the HPCS 2019 conference to present the paper at the Workshop as scheduled. By submitting the paper to the HPCS conference, all authors agree to abide by all HPCS conference paper submission, publication and presentation policies as well as following ethical and professional codes of conduct, including those of the professional co-sponsoring organizations. For more information, please refer to the Authors Info and Registration Info pages.

Proceedings
Accepted papers will be published in the Conference proceedings. Instructions for final manuscript format and requirements will be posted on the HPCS 2019 Conference web site. It is our intent to have the proceedings formally published in hard and soft copies and be available at the time of the conference. The proceedings is projected to be included in the IEEE or ACM Digital Library and indexed in all major indexing services accordingly.

SPECIAL ISSUE
Plans are underway to have the best papers, in extended version, selected for possible publication in a reputable journal as special issue. Detailed information will soon be announced and will be made available on the conference website. 

If you have any questions about paper submission or the Workshop, please contact the workshop organizers. 


IMPORTANT DATES

Paper Submissions: ------------------------------------------- 08 April 2019 - Extended
Acceptance Notification: -------------------------------------- 28 April 2019
Camera Ready Papers and Registration Due by: ----------- 08 May 2019
Conference Dates:  -------------------------------------------- 15–19 July 2019


WORKSHOP ORGANIZERS

Thomas Ropars
    Universite Grenoble Alpes, Grenoble, France
    Phone: +33 4 57 42 15 55
    Fax:     +33 
    Email:  thomas.ropars@univ-grenoble-alpes.fr

Esteban Meneses
    Advanced Computing Laboratory, Costa Rica National High Technology Center
    School of Computing, Costa Rica Institute of Technology, Costa Rica
    Phone: +506 2550 2254
    Fax:     +506 
    Email:  emeneses@ic-itcr.ac.cr, esteban.meneses@acm.org

Leonardo Bautista-Gomez
   Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC)
   Barcelona, Spain
   Phone:  +34 934 01 73 20
   Fax:      +34 
   Email:    leonardo.bautista@bsc.es


International Program Committee*:  
All submitted papers will be rigorously reviewed by the workshop technical program committee members following similar criteria used in HPCS 2019 and will be published as part of the HPCS 2019 Proceedings.
  • Max Baird, Heriot-Watt University, U.K.
  • Prasanna Balaprakash, MCS Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Illinois, USA
  • Julien Bigot, Maison de la Simulation, CEA, France
  • Amina Guermouche, Telecom Sud-Paris, France
  • Ignacio Laguna, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, California, USA
  • Nuria Losada, Universidade da Coruña, A Coruña, Spain
  • Harshitha Menon, Lawrence Livermore National Lab, California, USA
  • Xiang Ni, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Illinois, USA
  • Konstantinos Parasyris, Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) Barcelona, Spain
  • Laércio L. Pilla, LRI, Univ. Paris-Sud - CNRS, France

(* Committee formation is pending and will be finalized shortly.)


For information or questions about Conference's paper submission, tutorials, posters, workshops, special sessions, exhibits, demos, panels and forums organization, doctoral colloquium, and any other information about the conference location, registration, paper formatting, etc., please consult the Conference’s web site at URL:  http://hpcs2019.cisedu.info/  or  http://conf.cisedu.info/rp/hpcs19  or contact one of the Conference's organizers.


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