Call for papers

Call for papers

We cordially invite you to submit your contribution to the 20th International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Computing — ISPDC 2021 (online conference) on topics including, but not limited to:

Architectures and Environments for Parallel/Distributed Computing and Mobile Computing

  • Methods and Tools for Parallel and Distributed Programming Design/Analysis
  • Multi-Cores, Clusters and Grid Computing
  • Architectures and Software for In-Memory Computing
  • Systems Architectures for Graph Computing/Processing
  • Innovative Systems Architectures for Big Data Processing
  • Virtualization
  • Network Architectures for HPC and Data Centers, 
  • Embedded, Mobile and Network Environments

Parallel and Distributed Computing – Algorithms and Models for Applications

  • Algorithms, Models and Formal Verification
  • Model Checking for Parallel Computing
  • Algorithms for Data Science, Data Exploration and Graph Analytics,
  • Parallel Programming Paradigms and APIs
  • GPU Programming
  • Bio-Inspired and Nature-Inspired Parallel Algorithms
  • Parallel and Distributed Algorithms for Deep Learning

Performance Modeling, Management and Optimization

  • Performance Modeling, Analysis and Evaluation for Parallel/Distributed System
  • Scheduling and Load Balancing
  • Resource Management
  • Execution Control Optimization
  • Optimization and Dependability

Parallel and Distributed Computing for Large Scale Applications

  • Scalable Algorithms and Applications
  • Urban Networks and Applications
  • Vehicular Networks
  • Parallel, Distributed and Mobile Big-Data Management
  • Smart Applications
  • Ubiquitous Distributed Computing

Parralel/Distributed Embedded Computing for Critical Systems

  • Collaborative Computing
  • P2P Computing
  • Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing
  • Web Services and Internet Computing
  • Distributed Software Components
  • Multi-agent Systems
  • Parallel Embedded Systems Programming
  • Highly Embedded Parallel Systems Support for Programming
  • FPGA and SoC/NoC Solutions
  • Real-time Distributed and Parallel Systems
  • Reactive Distributed and Parallel Systems

Cloud and Edge Computing

  • Cloud Resource Provisioning and Allocation
  • Pricing of Cloud Resources
  • Cloud Performance and Capacity Management
  • Green Cloud Computing
  • Mobile Clouds
  • Cloud Computing Techniques for Big Data
  • Storage Architectures for Clouds and Big Data Processing
  • Fog Computing and Networking architectures
  • Edge-Cloud Interactions and Enabling Protocols
  • System and Service Management
  • Edge Resource Management
  • Distributed Data Centers
  • Edge Data Analytics
  • Edge Caching

Security and Privacy in Distributed Systems 

  • Cloud Security and Privacy
  • Virtualization-based Security
  • Operating System Level Security
  • Security and Privacy of Data in Social Networks
  • Security of Distributed IoT Systems
  • Penetration Testing of Distributed Applications
  • Security Tools for Distributed Applications (Programming Languages, Compilers, Analysis Tools etc.)
  • Security and Privacy of Distributed Mobile Applications
  • Network Security
  • Adversary Emulation
  • Applied Cryptography
  • End-host Security
  • Applications of Machine Learning in Distributed Systems Security
  • Machine Learning Models for Malware Detection
  • Big Data Techniques for Security Reasoning

Blockchain and Distributed Ledgers

  • Distributed Consensus
  • Transaction Throughput and Scalability Issues
  • Decentralized Application Development using Smart Contracts
  • Asset Tracking and Financial Services
  • Blockchain and Energy Systems
  • Data Anonymity and Privacy
  • IoT and Blockchain
  • Decentralized Artificial Intelligence

Connectivity and Interactivity

  • IoT
  • Social Networks
  • QoS in Distributed Systems
  • Visualization of Massively Parallel Data