The 15th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing,
Applications and Technologies

December 9-11, 2014 Hong Kong

PDCAT

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CALL FOR PAPERS - PDCAT 2014

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Scope

The International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing, Applications and Technologies (PDCAT) is a major forum for scientists, engineers, and practitioners throughout the world to present their latest research, results, ideas, developments and applications in all areas of parallel and distributed computing. Beginning in Hong Kong in 2000, PDCAT will come back to Hong Kong in 2014 after 14 years of successful journey through various countries/regions including Taiwan, Japan, China, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, and Korea across Asia-Oceania.

Topics

Networking and Architectures:

  • • Interconnection networks
  • • Parallel/distributed architectures
  • • Heterogeneous and multimedia Systems
  • • ATM networks
  • • Reliability, and fault-tolerance
  • • Ubiquitous computing systems
  • • Computer networks
  • • Communication and telecommunication
  • • Wireless networks and mobile computing
  • • Optical networks
  • • Cloud/Grid computing systems
  • • Reconfigurable architecture

Software Systems and Technologies:

  • • Formal methods and programming languages
  • • Internet computing
  • • Image processing and computer vision
  • • Agent technologies
  • • Operating systems
  • • Software tools and environments
  • • Parallelizing compilers
  • • Web services
  • • Component-based and OO Technology
  • • Simulation and Visualization

Algorithms and Applications:

  • • Parallel/distributed algorithms
  • • Task mapping and job scheduling
  • • Distributed data and knowledge based systems
  • • Image processing and computer graphics
  • • High-performance scientific computing
  • • Reconfigurable high-performance computing
  • • Resource allocation and management
  • • Network routing and communication algorithms
  • • Bioinformatics
  • • Database applications and data mining
  • • Intelligent computing and neural networks

Security and Privacy:

  • • Access control and authorization
  • • Authentication, biometrics, smartcards
  • • Distributed systems security
  • • Mobile code and mobile agent security
  • • RFID applications
  • • Privacy preserving computation
  • • Applied cryptography
  • • Database security
  • • Intrusion detection and survivability
  • • P2P & ad hoc networks
  • • Cloud security
  • • Security protocols

Paper Submission Guideline

Papers reporting original and unpublished research results and experience are solicited. Papers will be selected based on their originality, timeliness, significance, relevance, and clarity of presentation. Accepted and presented papers will be published in the conference proceedings. Papers must be written in English and submitted electronically as a PDF/Word file at
http://www.cs.hku.hk/pdcat2014 . Submissions should be made in conference proceedings format (template available at
http://www.computer.org/portal/web/cscps/submission), and must not exceed 6 pages in length. Conference proceedings is planned to be published by Conference Publishing Services (CPS).

Organizing Committee

Honorary Chair:
Sartaj Sahni
General Chair:
Hong Shen
Program Chairs:
Kazuo Iwama
Francis Lau
Program Co-chairs:
Ahmed Al-Dubai
Vipin Chaudhary
Shanika Karunasekera
Graham Kirby
Heon Young Yeom
Bing Bing Zhou
Organizing Co-chairs:
Xiaowen Chu
Patrick Lee
Wei Lou
Cong Wang

Important Dates

Paper Submission Deadline: August 1, 2014 August 15, 2014

Author Notification: September 26, 2014

Final Paper Due: October 10, 2014