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Workshop 06-APMM

3rd International Workshop on New Algorithms and
   Programming Models for the Manycore Era
(APMM 2013)


As part of
The International Conference on High Performance Computing & Simulation (HPCS 2013)
http://hpcs2013.cisedu.info or  http://cisedu.us/rp/hpcs13

July 1 – July 5, 2013
Helsinki, Finland

Extended Submission Deadline: March 15, 2013

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

With multi- and many-core based systems, performance increase on the microprocessor side will continue according to Moore's Law, at least in the near future.  However, the already existing performance limitations due to slow memory access are expected to get worse with multiple cores on a chip, and complex hierarchies of cache memory will make it hard for users to fully exploit the theoretically available performance.  In addition, the increasingly hybrid and hierarchical design of compute clusters and high-end supercomputers, as well as the use of accelerator components (Cell BE, GPGPUs, Intel MIC, Intel SCC, etc.) add further challenges to efficient programming in HPC applications.

Therefore, compute and data intensive tasks can only benefit from the hardware's full potential, if both processor and architecture features are taken into account at all stages - from the early algorithmic design, via appropriate programming models, up to the final implementation.

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

  • Hardware-aware, compute- and memory-intensive simulations of real-world problems in computational science and engineering (for example, from applications in electrical, mechanical, civil, or medical engineering).
  • Manycore-aware approaches for large-scale parallel simulations in both implementation and algorithm design, including scalability studies.
  • Parallelisation on HPC platforms; esp. platforms with hierarchical communication layout, multi-/many-core platforms, NUMA architectures, or accelerator components (Intel MIC, Cell BE, GPU, Tilera, FPGA).
  • Parallelisation with appropriate programming models and tool support for multi-core and hybrid platforms.
  • concepts for exploiting emerging vector extensions of instruction sets
  • Software engineering, code optimisation, and code generation strategies for parallel systems with multi-core processors. 
  • Tools for performance and cache behavior analysis (including cache simulation) for parallel systems with multi-core processors.
  • Performance modelling and performance engineering approaches for multi-thread and mutli-process applications. 


You are invited to submit original and unpublished research works on above and other topics related to Many-core computing.  Submitted papers must not have been published or simultaneously submitted elsewhere.  Submission should include a cover page with authors' names, affiliation addresses, fax numbers, phone numbers, and email addresses.  Please, indicate clearly the corresponding author and include up to 6 keywords from the above list of topics and an abstract of no more than 400 words.  The full manuscript should be at most 8 pages using the two-column IEEE format.  Additional pages will be charged additional fee.  Short papers (up to 4 pages), poster papers and posters (please refer to http://hpcs2013.cisedu.info/home/posters  for the posters submission details) will also be accepted for submission.  In case of multiple authors, an indication of which author(s) is responsible for correspondence must be indicated.   Please include page numbers on all submissions to make it easier for reviewers to provide helpful comments. 

Submit a PDF copy of your full manuscript to the Workshop EasyChair web site at https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=apmm2013

Only PDF files will be accepted.  Each paper will receive a minimum of three reviews.  Papers will be selected based on their originality, relevance, contributions, technical clarity and presentation.  Submission implies the willingness of at least one of the authors to register and present the paper, if accepted.  Authors of accepted papers must guarantee that their papers will be registered and presented at the workshop. 

Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings.  Instructions for final manuscript format and requirements will be posted on the HPCS 2013 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 to be published as ISBN proceedings by the IEEE and will be available online through IEEE Digital Library and indexed by major indexing services accordingly (e.g., EI indexing). 

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

Extended Paper Submissions Deadline: ------------- March 15, 2013
Acceptance Notification: ------------------------- April 05, 2013
Camera Ready Papers and Registration Due: --------- April 25, 2013
Conference Dates:  -----------------------------  July 1 – 5, 2013

   Michael Bader, Technische Universität München, Germany
   Alexander Heinecke, Technische Universität München, Germany
    Carsten Trinitis,
Technische Universität München, Germany
    Josef Weidendorfer, Technische Universität München, Germany


Alexander Heinecke
   Technische Universität München, Germany
   Phone: +49 89 289 18619
   Fax:     +49 89 289 18607
   Email: heinecke@in.tum.de

Harald Koestler
   Universität Erlangen-Nürernberg, Germany
   Phone: +49 9131 85 28359
   Fax:     +49 9131 85 28928
   Email:  harald.koestler@informatik.uni-erlangen.de

Sven-Bodo Scholz
   Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh, United Kingdom
   Phone: +44 (0) 131 451 3814
   Fax:     +44 (0)
   Email:   s.scholz@hw.ac.uk

International Program Committee
All submitted papers will be rigorously reviewed by the workshop technical program committee members following similar criteria used in HPCS 2013. 
  • Jost Berthold, DIKU, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Andre Brodtkorb, SINTEF, Norway
  • Clemens Grelck, UVA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Stephan Herhut, Intel, California, USA
  • Raimund Kirner, University of Hertfordshire, U.K.
  • Micheal Klemm, Intel, Germany
  • Stefan Lankes, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
  • Dieter an Mey, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
  • Wim Vanderbauwehde, University of Glasgow, U.K.

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://hpcs2013.cisedu.info/ or http://cisedu.us/rp/hpcs13  or contact one of the Conference's organizers.