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21CCGrid 2004: Call for Papers - 10 Nov 2003 Papers Due

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  • Rajkumar Buyya
    Oct 13, 2003
      Dear All,

      Please find enclosed CCGrid 2004 conference Call for Papers. The deadline for
      submission is approaching near (Nov 10, 2003) & I would like to encourage
      you to consider submitting a paper. Also, please share the cfp with your
      friends (even relatives!), students, and colleagues working in cluster and
      grid computing research areas.

      cheers
      Raj

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      4th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid (CCGrid 2004)
      Chicago, Illinois, USA
      April 19-22, 2004
      http://www.mcs.anl.gov/ccgrid2004/

      Call for Papers

      ***** 10 Nov 2003 Papers Due *******

      SCOPE

      In 20 years from 1970 to 1990 the Internet and the UNIX operating system became ubiquitous
      in computer science laboratories and universities. During the 10 years from 1990 to 2000,
      the Internet emerged as a global information utility, commodity microprocessors fueled the
      establishment of clusters as computing platforms, and open source Linux became a
      mainstream operating system. Metacomputers, the concept of combining networked resources
      into distributed virtual computers, grew into the concept of The Grid with the vision that
      those distributed resources would be as straightforward to build and use as the ubiquitous
      electrical power grid.

      Today we are seeing a convergence of extremes: terascale computers created from Open
      Source Linux commodity clusters, multi-gigabit/second wide area networks, and the Open
      Grid Services Architecture, combining Web services designed to scale to millions of
      endpoints with High Performance Grid concepts designed to scale to TeraFlop endpoints.
      Together, they are facilitating a new wave of computer science research and development.

      CCGrid2004, sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society (final approval pending), is designed
      to bring together international leaders who are pioneering researchers, developers, and
      users of extreme clusters, networks, and Grid architectures and applications. The
      symposium will also serve as a forum to present the latest work, and highlight related
      activities from around the world.

      CCGrid2004 is interested in topics including, but not limited to:

      * Hardware and Software (based on PCs, Workstations, SMPs or Supercomputers)
      * Middleware for Clusters and Grids
      * Dynamic Optical Network Architectures for Grid Computing
      * Parallel File Systems, including wide area file systems, and Parallel I/O
      * Scheduling and Load Balancing
      * Programming Models, Tools, and Environments
      * Performance Evaluation and Modeling
      * Resource Management and Scheduling
      * Computational, Data, and Information Grid Architectures and Systems
      * Grid Economies, Service Architectures, and Resource Exchange Architectures
      * Grid-based Problem Solving Environments
      * Scientific, Engineering, and Commercial Grid Applications
      * Portal Computing / Science Portals

      PAPER SUBMISSION

      Authors are invited to submit papers of not more than 8 pages of double column text using
      single spaced 10 point size type on 8.5 x 11 inch pages, as per IEEE 8.5 x 11 manuscript
      guidelines, see http://www.computer.org/cspress/instruct.htm. Authors should submit a
      PostScript (level 2) or PDF file that will print on a PostScript printer. Paper submission
      instructions will be placed on this webpage.

      It is expected that the proceedings will be published by the IEEE Computer Society Press, USA.

      SPECIAL EVENTS - WORKSHOPS

      Those wishing to organize workshops, present tutorials on emerging topics or participate
      in the industry track are invited to send the following information to
      special-event-ccgrid2004@....

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      Event Type: Workshop / Tutorial / Industry Track
      Workshop Title:
      Workshop Chairs:
      Short Description of the Field:
      Scope:
      Prospective Reviewers/Program Committee:
      Plans for publicising the workshop:
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      IMPORTANT DATES

      10 Nov 2003 Papers Due
      1 Dec 2003 Workshop/Tutorial/Exhibit Proposals Due
      20 Dec 2003 Notification of Paper Acceptance
      19 Jan 2004 Camera Ready Papers Due


      Chairs and Committees
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      General Chairs

      * Charlie Catlett, Argonne National Laboratory, USA
      * Pete Beckman, Argonne National Laboratory, USA

      Honorary Chair

      * Ian Foster, Argonne National Laboratory and University of Chicago, USA

      Program Committee Chair

      * Pete Beckman, Argonne National Laboratory, USA

      Program Committee Vice-Chairs

      * David Abramson (Monash University, Australia)
      * Sameer Shende (Univ Oregon, USA)

      Program Committee

      * David Abramson, Monash University, Australia
      * Greg Astfalk, Hewlett-Packard, USA
      * Ruth Aydt, NCSA, USA
      * Henri Bal, Vrije University, The Netherlands
      * Taisuke Boku, University of Tsukuba, Japan
      * Ron Brightwell, Sandia National Laboratory, USA
      * Rajkumar Buyya, University of Melbourne, Australia
      * Charlie Catlett, Argonne National Laboratory, USA
      * Giovanni Chiola, Universit di Genova, Italy
      * Susan Coghlan, Argonne National Laboratory, USA
      * Steve Crumb, Global Grid Forum, USA
      * Andreas Dilger, Cluster File Systems, Canada
      * Ian Foster, Argonne National Laboratory, USA
      * Dennis Gannon, Indiana University, USA
      * Andrew S. Grimshaw, University of Virginia, USA
      * Jon "Maddog" Hall, Linux International, USA
      * Tony Hey, EPSRC, Great Britain
      * Marty Humphrey, University of Virginia, USA
      * Satoshi Itoh, AIST, Japan
      * William Johnston, NASA/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA
      * Thilo Kielmann, Vrije University, The Netherlands
      * Barbara Kucera, University of Kentucky, USA
      * Domenico Laforenza, ISTI-CNR, Italy
      * Craig A. Lee, The Aerospace Corporation, USA
      * Timothy Mattson, Intel Corporation, USA
      * Satoshi Matsuoka, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
      * Andre Merzky, ZIB, Germany
      * Bill Nitzberg, Altair, USA
      * Joerg Nolte, Fraunhofer FIRST, Germany
      * Philip Papadopoulos, San Diego Supercomputer Center, USA
      * Rob Pennington, NCSA, USA
      * Ira Pramanick, Sun Microsystems, USA
      * Thierry Priol, IRISA, Campus Universitaire de Beaulieu, France
      * Alexander Reinefeld, Zuse Institute, Germany
      * Paul Roe, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
      * Joel Saltz, Ohio State University, USA
      * Jenny Schopf, Argonne National Laboratory, USA
      * Sameer Shende, University of Oregon, USA
      * Derek Simmel, Pittsburgh Supercomputer Center, USA
      * Osamu Tatebe, AIST, Japan
      * Kenjiro Taura, University of Tokyo, Japan
      * Putchong Uthayopas, Kasetsart, University, Thailand
      * Richard M. Wolski, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA

      Tutorials Chair

      * Steve Crumb, Global Grid Forum, USA

      Publications Chair

      * Stacey Bruno, Global Grid Forum, USA

      Publicity Chair

      * Clare Spartz, Global Grid Forum, USA

      Finance Chair

      * Tom Morgan, Argonne National Laboratory, USA

      Exhibits Chair

      * Craig Lee, The Aerospace Corporation, USA

      Registration Chair

      * Ann Collins, Global Grid Forum, USA

      Local Arrangements Chair

      * Angel Murakami, Argonne National Laboratory, USA

      Steering Committee

      * Mark Baker, University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom
      * Henri Bal, Vrije University, The Netherlands
      * Rajkuma Buyya, University of Melbourn, Australia (Chair)
      * Franck Capello, University of Paris-Sud, France
      * Charlie Catlett, Argonne National Laboratory, USA
      * Jack Dongarra, University of Tennessee & Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
      * Ian Foster, Argonne National Laboratory, USA
      * Wolfgang Gentzsch, Sun Microsystems, USA
      * Hai Jin, Huazhong University of Science & Technology, China
      * Craig Lee, The Aerospace Corporation, USA
      * Laurent Lefevre, INRIA, France
      * Satoshi Matsuoaka, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
      * Alexander Reinefeld, Konrad-Zuse-Zentrum, Germany
      * Satoshi Sekiguchi, AIST, Japan
      * David Walker, University of Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom
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