[Beowulf] Cluster 2005 Paper deadline May 14

Cluster 2005 debug at MIT.EDU
Sat Apr 30 12:13:10 EDT 2005



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**                               CALL FOR 
PAPERS                              **
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                                   Cluster 2005
               The 2005 IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing
                               September 27-30, 2005
               Burlington Marriott Boston, Burlington, Massachusetts, USA
                                http://cluster2005.org
                                 info at cluster2005.org

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Commodity clusters today provide a convenient and cost-effective platform for
executing complex computation-, data- and/or transaction-centric applications.
Many research and development challenges remain in all areas of cluster 
computing,
including middleware, networking, algorithms and applications, resource 
management,
platform deployment and maintenance, and integration of clusters into 
computational
grids. Cluster 2005 provides an open forum for researchers, practitioners 
and users
to present and discuss issues, directions, and results that will shape the 
future
of cluster computing. This years event is to be held in and around Boston / 
Cambridge,
see the upcoming Call for Participation for more details.

SCOPE
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    Cluster 2005 welcomes paper and poster submissions from engineers and
    scientists in academia and industry describing original research work in
    all areas of cluster computing. In addition, Cluster 2005 will welcome
    proposals for tutorials and workshops to be held concurrently with the
    conference. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

    Cluster Middleware:
     - Single-System Image Services         - Software Environments and Tools
     - Standard Software for Clusters       - I/O Libraries, File Systems,
                                              and Distributed RAID

    Cluster Networking:
     - High-Speed System Interconnects      - Lightweight Communication 
Protocols
     - Fast Message Passing Libraries

    Cluster Management and Maintenance:
     - Cluster Security and Reliability     - Tools for Managing Clusters
     - Cluster Job and Resource Management  - High-Availability Cluster 
Solutions

    Applications:
     - Scientific and E-Commerce Apps       - Data Distribution and Load 
Balancing
     - Scheduling and Parallel Algorithms   - Innovative Cluster Applications
     - Tools and Environments               - Computational Sciences

    Performance Analysis and Evaluation:
     - Benchmarking and Profiling Tools     - Performance Prediction and 
Modeling
     - Analysis and Visualization

    Grid Computing and Clusters:
     - Grid / Clusters Integration          - Network-Based Distributed 
Computing
     - Mobile Agents and Java for
       Clusters/Grids



TECHNICAL PAPERS
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Format for submission: Full paper drafts, not to exceed 25 double-spaced, 
numbered pages
(including title, author affiliations, abstract, keywords, figures, tables and
bibliographic references) using 12 point font on 8.5x11-inch pages with 
1-inch margins
all around. A web based submission mechanisms will be activated on the 
conference web site
two weeks before the submission deadline. Authors should submit a 
PostScript (level 2) or
PDF file. Hard copy submissions can not be accepted.

POSTERS
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Format for submission: 1 page abstract in PDF including names of authors, 
their affiliation
and a 200 word abstract sent as an e-mail attachment to the poster chair, 
Kurt Keville
<poster at cluster2005.org>. Poster presentations will also be offered to the 
authors of
technical papers that were not accepted for oral presentation but are 
recommended by the
committee for this form of publication.

Cluster 2005 is considering proposals for colocated workshops. See deadline 
for proposals below.

IMPORTANT DATES
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      - Workshop Proposals Due                March 16, 2005
      - Paper Submissions Due                 May 14, 2005
      - Tutorial Proposals Due                May 14, 2005
      - Paper Acceptance Notification         June 8, 2005
      - Poster Submissions Due                June 8, 2005
      - Exhibition Proposal Due               June 18, 2005
      - Poster Acceptance Notification        June 22, 2005
      - Camera-Ready Paper Manuscripts Due    July 2, 2005
      - Camera-Ready Poster Abstracts Due     July 2, 2005
      - Cut-off for group hotel rates         August 30, 2005
      - Conference                            September 27-30, 2005
      - Post-Conference Tutorials             September 31, 2005

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
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     * General Chair:
       - Dimiter Avresky, Northeastern University, Boston, USA

     * General Vice Chair:
       - Daniel S. Katz, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Caltech, USA

     * Program Chair:
       - Thomas Stricker, Google Engineering, Switzerland

     * Workshops Chair:
       - Rajkumar Buyya, Senior Lecturer, Dept. of Computer Science and
         Software Engineering, The University of Melbourne, Australia

     * Tutorials Chair:
       - Box Leangsuksun, Lousiana Tech, Louisiana, USA

     * Exhibits/Sponsors Co-Chairs:
        - Ivan Judson, Argonne National Laboratory, USA
        - Rosa Badia, CEPBA-IBM Research Institute, UPC, Spain

     * Posters Chair:
        - Kurt Keville, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

     * Publications Chair:
       - Jayanta Sircar, Harvard University, USA

     * Publicity Chair:
        - Kevin Gleason, Mount Ida College, Newton, USA

     * Finance/Registration Chair:
        - Madeleine Furlotte, Genzyme, USA




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