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ICS 2006

20th International Conference on Supercomputing

Sponsored by ACM/SIGARCH

June 28 - July 1, 2006

Cairns, Australia

ICS is the premier international forum for the presentation of research results in high-performance computing systems. Now in its 20th year, the conference also includes invited talks, tutorials, workshops, panels, and exhibits. Cairns, Australia---the sunny garden city where the Great Barrier Reef meets the Wet Tropics Rainforest---will host the conference in 2006.

Papers are solicited on all aspects of research, development, and application of high-performance computers and computation:

  • Architectures including power-aware, parallel I/O, grid-based, web-based, continuous monitoring, self-healing, fault-tolerant, embedded;
  • Productivity including benchmarks, performance evaluation studies, specialized
    languages, program development tools;
  •  Software including compilers, operating systems, schedulers, runtime optimization;
  •  Applications including numeric and non-numeric, scientific, biological, industrial, massive sensory processing;
  •  Theoretical underpinnings of any of the above topics as well as analysis and
    experimental evaluation of systems.

Papers should not exceed 6,000 words, and must be submitted electronically using the instructions available at the ICS'06 website Submissions must be in PDF or in postscript format. Excessively long papers or papers that cannot be viewed using the Acrobat Reader will be reviewed at the discretion of Program Chairs and/or the reviewers.

General Chairs:

Professor Greg Egan, Monash University, Australia

Professor Yoichi Muraoka, Waseda University, Japan

Program Chairs:

Professor Stamatis Vassiliadis, Technische Universiteit Delft, Netherlands (Hardware)

Dr. Utpal Banerjee, Intel Corporation (Software and Applications)


See Conference Site.


Note:          Submission dates are firm. The time for each date is 11:59 p.m. (US Pacific Time).


Workshop and tutorial proposals are solicited, and they should be sent to one of the general chairs by March 20, 2006. For further information and future updates, please keep checking the ICS'06 website.

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