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Workshops in the conference:



  • Third International Workshop on Simulation of Multiphysics Multiscale Systems
    Contact: V.V. Krzhizhanovskaya
    Schedule: W02
    Simulation of multiphysics and multiscale systems poses a grand challenge to computational science. Most of the real-life systems, vital for industrial applications and academic research, involve interactions amongst a wide range of physical phenomena. In addition to that, the time and length scales of processes studied often differ by orders of magnitude. Numerical simulation of these multiphysics and multiscale problems requires the development of sophisticated models and methods for their integration, as well as efficient numerical algorithms and advanced computational techniques.
    This workshop, being a follow-up to the highly successful events held at ICCS-2005 in Atlanta, USA and ICCS-2004 in Krakow, Poland, aims to bring together computational physicists, numerical specialists and computational scientists to push forward this challenging multidisciplinary research field.

  • Innovations in Computational Science Education
    Contact: D. Donnelly
    Schedule: W03

  • Fifth International Workshop on Computer Graphics and Geometric Modeling, CGGM 2006
    Contact: A. Iglesias
    Schedule: W05
    In the last few years, Computer Graphics and Geometric Modeling have become some of the most important and challenging areas of Computer Science. This workshop solicits high-quality papers for presentation describing original research results in any area of Computer Graphics and Geometric Modeling.

  • Fourth International Workshop on Computer Algebra Systems and Applications, CASA 2006
    Contact: A. Iglesias
    Schedule: W06
    Computer Algebra (also known as Symbolic Computation or Computational Algebra) has found applications in many domains of science such as mathematics, physics, chemistry, engineering, computer science, computational biology, education, etc. The computer algebra systems (CAS) such as Mathematica, Maple, MuPAD, Reduce, Axiom, Lie, Matlab, Scilab, CoCoa, MuMATH, Derive, Pari-GP, SMP, MathCAD, Macsyma, Scratchpad, Magma (and many others that have been developed so far) are becoming more and more popular and now they are valuable tools for teaching, research and industry.
    This workshop solicits high-quality papers for presentation describing original research results in Computer Algebra Systems and their Applications.

  • Tools for Program Development and Analysis in Computational Science
    Contact: D. Kranzlmüller
    Schedule: W07
    The use of supercomputing technology, parallel and distributed processing, and sophisticated algorithms is of major importance for computational scientists. Yet, the scientists' goals are to solve their challenging scientific problems, not the software engineering tasks associated with it. For that reason, computational science and engineering must be able to rely on dedicated support from program development and analysis tools. Focusing on this background, the following question must be investigated:
    >>> How to support users of computational science and engineering during program development and analysis? <<<
    In order to answer this question, paper submissions concerning the usage and application of software tools, and the demonstration of program development and analysis tools for computational scientists are invited. Authors are expected to highlight the benefits of their tools for the users, and the improvements being expected when using them during software development.
    This session offers the possibility to discuss tools and tool characteristics with those people, that are using them for solving their scientific problems. Tool developers are able to show their products (or research prototypes) to potential users, while users can pose their request to tool developers.
    The following areas and related topics are of interest:
    * Problem solving environments for specific application domains
    * Application building and software construction tools
    * Domain-specific analysis tools
    * Program visualization and visual programming tools
    * On-line monitoring and computational steering tools
    * Requirements for (new) tools emerging from the application domain
    In addition, we encourage software tool developers to describe
    >>> use cases and practical experiences of software tools for real-world applications <<<
    in the following areas:
    * Tools for parallel, distributed and network-based computing
    * Testing and debugging tools
    * Performance analysis and tuning tools
    * (Dynamic) Instrumentation and monitoring tools
    * Data (re-)partitioning and load-balancing tools
    * Checkpointing and restart tools
    * Tools for resource management, job queuing and accounting

  • Collaborative and Cooperative Environments
    Contact: C. Anthes
    Schedule: W08
    Technological advances in high-speed networking and computational grids do not only transform the methods applied to everyday science, but also the collaboration and cooperation between scientists at almost arbitrary locations around the world. The additional provision of multisensory, immersive Virtual Reality interfaces as tools to improve the collaboration between groups of human users is another hot topic in this research domain, which will most likely increase the potential benefits of these distributed research communities. The vision to facilitate large scale, complex simulations, which may be steered through natural and intuitive interfaces, is both intriguing and of high scientific interest.
    This session encourages paper submissions concerning the application and usage of collaborative and cooperative environments, as well as the technologies supporting them in the scientific and industrial context. Authors are expected to emphasize the benefits of their approaches for collaboration and cooperation between human users with focus on up-to-date characteristics of hard-, soft- and middleware aspects. The special session on collaborative and cooperative environments offers the possibility to discuss the different approaches in this domain, to show the latest results, products, or research prototypes to potential users, and to establish connections between developers and users of associated technologies.

  • 2006 International Workshop on Bioinformatics Research and Applications, IWBRA'06
    Contact: A. Zelikovsky
    Schedule: W09
    The International Workshop Bioinformatics Research and Applications provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and results among researchers, developers, and practitioners working on all aspects of bioinformatics and computational biology and their applications. Authors are invited to submit via conference website http://dna.engr.uconn.edu/IWBRA/ papers that demonstrate original unpublished research in all areas of bioinformatics, including the development of experimental or commercial systems. Surveys of important recent results and directions are also welcome. Topics of interest include but are not limited to:
    * Bioinformatic databases
    * Biomedical image processing
    * Bio-ontology and data mining
    * Computational genetics
    * Comparative genomics
    * Data visualization
    * Gene expression and microarrays
    * Gene identification and annotation
    * Immunoinformatics
    * Molecular evolution and phylogeny
    * Molecular modeling and simulation
    * Molecular sequence analysis
    * Parallel bioinformatics algorithms
    * Pathways and systems biology
    * Protein structure prediction
    * Sequence analysis

  • Third International Workshop on Practical Aspects of High-Level Parallel Programming, PAPP 2006
    Contact: A. Benoît
    Schedule: W10
    Sequential programming has long benefited from high-level programming techniques and tools that have made today's immense range of software economically viable. Two decades of research into high-level parallel programming (algorithmic skeletons, parallel execution of declarative programs such as SQL queries, ...) has produced methods and tools that improve the price/performance ratio of parallel software, and broaden the range of target applications. Several emerging domains, such as grid computing, are currently raising new issues. The PAPP workshop focuses on practical aspects of high-level parallel programming: design, implementation and optimization of high-level programming languages and tools, applications in computational science, benchmarks and experiments using these high-level tools.

  • Wireless and Mobile Systems
    Contact: H. Choo
    Schedule: W11
    The next generation mobile systems are expected to support various heavy applications.
    The requirement for timely delivery of live audio-visual data raises new challenges for the future integrated-service broadband networks. Efficient systematic mechanisms in home networks and telematics are important issues. This is an important application area to Computational Science as it requires mathematical modeling and simulation systems.
    The goal of this workshop is to share R&D experiences and ideas among people in this field.
    Suggested topics for submitted papers include, but are not limited to:
    - Wireless Authenticaions
    - Routing and Network Management
    - High Performance Networking
    - Network Mobility
    - Home Networks Issues
    Paper submission deadline : December 31, 2005

  • GeoComputation
    Contact: Y. Xue
    Schedule: W12
    Computational science involves using computers to study scientific problems.
    GeoComputation is about using various different types of geographical and environmental data and developing relevant tools within the overall context of a computational scientific approach. Geocomputation is concerned with new computational techniques, algorithms, and paradigms that are dependent upon and can take advantage of high performance computing (HPC) and high throughput computer (HTC). It includes spatial data analysis, dynamic modeling, simulation, space-time dynamics and visualization and virtual reality.

  • Computational Chemistry and its Applications
    Contact: P. Ramasami
    Schedule: W14
    Computational chemistry has opened a world of new possibilities. It is widely applied in chemical and interdisciplinary research.The major goals of this workshop are to highlight the latest scientific advances within the broad field of computational chemistry in academia, industry and society.
    This workshop will provide the opportunity for researchers coming from corners of the world to be on a single platform for discussion, exchanging ideas and developing collaborations.
    It will also be a suitable platform for researchers from different fields to meet so that ideas for new interdisciplinary research can emerge.
    Topics will include aspects of computational chemistry such as (but are not limited to:
    (i) Methods: Ab initio, semiempirical, force fields, density functional
    (ii) ApplicationsKinetics, reaction mechanisms, catalysis, molecular properties, conformational analysis, thermodynamics
    (iii) Other research involving computational chemistry
    (iv) Interdisciplinary computational research involving chemistry will be specially invited.

  • Knowledge and Information Management in Computer Communication Systems - KIMCCS 2006
    Contact: N.T. Nguyen
    Schedule: W15
    The concept of computer communication systems denotes association of telecommunication and data processing techniques to process information at a distance. The aim of this workshop is to explore practical issues and theoretical models related to the design and work of broad spectrum of applications supported by this combination of technology and techniques. These problems are located at different levels of networked information systems and cover a broad spectrum of solutions related to increasing demand for multimedia systems, client-server architectures, Internet and Intranet services in various types of organizations. In this sense computer communication systems are an interesting platform for applications based on diverse resources located in remote nodes of computer networks: memory carriers, processors, resource access points, input and output devices etc. In computer communication systems the quality of provided services depends strongly on the effectiveness of telecommunication and data processing contributing together to the overall evaluation of existing solutions.

  • Modelling of Complex Systems by Cellular Automata, MCSCA 2006
    Contact: J. Kroc
    Schedule: W16
    The main goal of this workshop is to bring together researchers working with complex systems within diverse scientific fields as biology, physics, mathematics, and many others. The main focus of the workshop is on papers where a complex system is expressed by a cellular automaton. Complex systems are proven to be the powerful computational concept that helps us to capture the essence of many real systems where other approaches and methods failed. Cellular automata enable us to define and to work with complex systems effectively and easily. This workshop is opened to other fields where complex systems and/or cellular automata are used.

  • Dynamic Data Driven Application Systems - DDDAS 2006
    Contact: F. Darema
    Schedule: W17
    This workshop will address a new paradigm of symbiotic application and measurement systems, namely applications that can accept and respond dynamically to new data injected into the executing application, and reversely, the ability of such application systems to dynamically control the measurement processes. The synergistic feedback control-loop between application simulations and measurements can open new domains in the capabilities of simulations with high potential pay-off: create applications with new and enhanced analysis and prediction capabilities and enable a new methodology for more efficient and effective measurement processes. This new paradigm has the potential to transform the way science and engineering are done, with major impact in the way many functions in our society are conducted, such as manufacturing, commerce, transportation, hazard prediction/management, and medicine. The workshop will present such new
    opportunities, as well as the challenges and approaches in the applications', algorithms' and systems' software technologies needed to enable such capabilities, and will showcase ongoing research in these aspects with examples from several important application areas.

  • Parallel Monte Carlo Algorithms for Diverse Applications in a Distributed Setting
    Contact: I. Dimov
    Schedule: W18
    Efficient and scalable parallel algorithms for large scale scientific and industrial applications for distributed computing environments are of increasing importance, especially with the latest advances in Grid computing since they enable us to close the performance gap in certain cases. One of these types of algorithms are Monte Carlo and Quasi-Monte Carlo algorithms, which are widely used for various simulation and modeling tasks.
    In this workshop we will focus on outlining how the generic properties of coarse grained Monte Carlo and Quasi-Monte Carlo methods can be used to improve their performance and will compare their efficiency with the corresponding deterministic methods. We will consider Monte Carlo and Quasi-Monte Carlo algorithms for Solving Multidimensional Integrals, Integral Equations, Boundary Value Problems for Partial Differential Equations, and Linear Algebra Problems, etc and how these more efficient algorithms are applied to efficiently solving a diverse large scale problems such as Air Pollution Modeling, Atomic Level Simulation, Semiconductor Device Modeling, Problems in Computational Biology etc. Experimental results showing the efficiency of the algorithms running on the local clusters and in a Grid environment will be presented.

  • International Workshop on Intelligent Storage Technology - IST06
    Contact: J. Shu
    Schedule: W19
    The amount of data in many aspects such as scientific computing and E-Business keeps on exploding. Physical storage devices and controlling components have been separated from traditional computing systems and become a self-organizing, intelligent storage sub-system, which should provide storage management, data allocation, storage security, impressive storage interface, self-file management and so on. That is, the intelligent storage system is required for high performance, high availability, high reliability and high security, etc. Advanced research has been propagated in this field and remains challengeable.

  • Intelligent Agents in Computing Systems
    Contact: R. Schaefer
    Schedule: W20
    To give - rather flexible - guidance in the subject, the following topics are suggested.
    These of theoretical brand, like:
    - multi-agent systems in high-performance processing,
    - evolutionary systems,
    - agent based simulation and optimization.
    And those with stress on application sphere:
    - multi-agent systems in planning, management and scheduling,
    - application of multi-agent systems in computer network management,
    - information gathering and mobile robotics,
    - agent-based design of virtual reality systems.

  • First International Workshop on Workflow systems in e-Science - WSES06
    Contact: Z. Zhao
    Schedule: W21
    Grid environments enable collaborations involving large numbers of people and large scale resources, and promote the emergence of a new paradigm for scientific research: e-Science. Different layers of middleware, e.g., for managing Grid resources, computing tasks, data, and information, form the basic framework for realising an e-Science environment. By automating the management of experiment routines, a scientific workflow management system hides the underlying integration details of the e-Science resources and allows a scientist to focus on the high level domain specific aspects of the experiments. The support for scientific workflows is being recognised a crucial feature for introducing an e-Science environment to application scientists from different domains.
    The WSES workshop focuses on practical aspects of scientific workflow management systems: design, implementation, applications in all fields of computational science, interoperability among workflows and the e-Science infrastructure, e.g., knowledge framework, for workflow management. The workshop aims to provide a forum for researchers and developers in the field of e-Science to exchange the latest experience and research ideas on scientific workflow management and e-Science.
    Live demos of workflow systems and workflow application are welcome.

  • Second International Workshop on Computational Nano-Science and Technology - CNST'06
    Contact: J. Ni
    Schedule: W22
    Nanotechnology has become an exciting field in basic sciences and has many potential applications. This field will have a significant impact on medicine, electronics, and materials in the near future. Current research in this area requires not only multi-disciplinary knowledge in science and engineering, but also high-end technology in computational science and computing recourses. Such research demands the cooperation of specialists from the fields of materials science, biomedicine, mechanical engineering, chemistry, mathematics, statistics, physics, computer science, and other related sciences. Many nano-science explorations rely on mature, efficient computational algorithms, practical and reliable numerical methods, and large-scale computing systems.
    This workshop is to bring together researchers, developers, and practitioners to discuss various aspects of computational methods and problem solving solutions in nano-science and technology research.

  • Networks: Structure and Dynamics
    Contact: B. Tadic
    Schedule: W23
    The workshop will concentrate on current directions of research on networks, with the emphasis on algorithms suitable for structural and dynamical properties of complex networks with a special focus on the interrelations of structure and dynamics.
    In particular, the focus will be on:
    a) New types of network topologies, including object linking;
    b) Mechanisms of structural optimization with respect to dynamics on the network;
    c) Algorithms and methods of detecting the structural characteristics that are responsible for improved dynamic efficiency of networks.
    d) Fundamental aspects of network formation and evolution.
    Paper submission deadline for this Workshop is: 25. December 2005

  • Evolution toward Next Generation Internet - ENGI
    Contact: Y. Cui
    Schedule: W25
    With the great success of Internet in the past decade, more and more users increasingly require various types of emerging applications. Although IPv6 provides an address architecture with sufficient IP addresses, there are still lots of opening problems, e.g. transition mechanisms, quality of service support for emerging multimedia services, mobility support for increasing mobile access users, large-scale distributed routing, et al. Specific topics of interest include but are not limited to the following:
    - IPv4/IPv6 Transition
    - High-speed networks
    - Wireless sensor networks and mobility
    - Applications and services
    - Integration of wired and wireless networks
    - Measurement and performance analysis
    - Network security and authentication
    - Peer-to-peer & overlay networks
    - QoS and Resource management
    - Scalable routing and switching
    - Next generation Internet
    Papers for workshops should be submitted directly to the Workshop.
    Workshop chair: Yong Cui, cuiyong@tsinghua.edu.cn, Tsinghua University, P.R.China
    Workshop co-chair: Turkey Korkmaz, korkmaz@cs.utsa.edu, University of Texas at San Antonio

  • General purpose computation on graphics hardware (GPGPU): Methods, algorithms and applications
    Contact: D. Göddeke
    Schedule: W27
    GPGPU stands for General-Purpose Computation Using Graphics Hardware: The raw computational power of commodity graphics processors (GPUs) exceeds CPU peak performance by at least an order of magnitude, and GPU performance increases at a significantly faster rate than CPU performance. Coupled with recent advances in programmability and floating point support, GPUs have evolved into a highly attractive platform for computationally demanding tasks in a wide variety of application domains: GPUs are are no longer restricted to the graphics-specific rendering tasks for which they were originally designed, instead, they are now capable coprocessors for general purpose computations.
    The aim of this workshop is twofold: The benefits of GPGPU for computationally demanding tasks in all areas of computer science will be presented. The workshop will bring together researchers, developers and practitioners from both academia and industry to discuss recent advances in the area of research.

  • Intelligent and Collaborative System Integration Technology (ICSIT)
    Contact: J.-W. Lee
    Schedule: W28
    Intelligent and Collaborative System Design Technology (ICSIT) is a new multidisciplinary system integration approach which utilizes computational analysis and IT (information technology) based on the e-Design/e-science methods. ICSIT aims to reduce the design cycle and the development cost, while improving the performance of the product with the aid of the high performance computing environment, hence to realize a one-stop system development process through the whole product cycle (concept - design - manufacturing).

  • Computational Methods for Financial Markets
    Contact: R. Simutis
    Schedule: W29
    The aim of this workshop is to bring together researchers and practitioners, financial specialists and stock market analysts, to share their research experiences and knowledge in application of computational intelligence for financial markets, financial data mining, forecasting, modelling of stock trading.
    Main topic of the workshop:
    - Computational intelligence in stock and currency markets (application of artificial neural networks, fuzzy systems, expert systems, genetic algorithms);
    - Agent-based and embedded systems in financial applications;
    - Online trading by using evolution-based methods, neural networks and rule-based systems;
    - Advanced computational approaches to portfolio optimization and selection;
    - Analysis of financial time-series;
    - Estimations, modelling, algorithms and application software for forecasting in financial markets (on-line decision-making, application of investment strategies);
    - Advanced research and case studies, presenting results of application computational methods in banking, insurance and credit risk evaluation, company rating systems;
    - Visual data mining in stock trading;
    - Databases and Web-servers, oriented towards mining of financial data.
    - Decision support systems in financial institutions.
    Papers not exceeding 8 pages, written in English and complying with the LNCS format, should be submitted electronically via the ICCS submission engine http://www.iccs-meeting.org/iccs2006/papers/upload.php While submiting, please select the workshop "Computational methods for financial markets".

  • 2006 International Workshop on P2P for High Performance Computational Sciences (P2P-HPCS'06)
    Contact: H. Jin
    Schedule: W30
    P2P-based high performance computational sciences has become one of the most important and challenging areas of Computational Science. This workshop solicits high-quality papers to discuss original research results in various areas of computational sciences using p2p technologies. Topics of interest include:
    * Network Protocols and Routing Algorithms
    * Modeling and Simulation
    * Load Balancing and Scheduling
    * Resource and Service Discovery
    * Economic and Incentive Computing
    * Computational Science Applications

  • Computational Finance and Business Intelligence
    Contact: Y. Shi
    Schedule: W31
    The workshop focuses on computational science aspects of asset/derivatives pricing & financial risk management that relate to business intelligence. It will include but not be limited to modeling, numeric computation, algorithmic and complexity issues in arbitrage, asset pricing, future and option pricing, risk management, credit assessment, interest rate determination, insurance, foreign exchange rate forecasting, online auction, cooperative game theory, general equilibrium, information pricing, network band witch pricing, rational expectation, repeated games, etc.

  • 3rd International Workshop on Automatic Differentiation Tools and Applications
    Contact: C. Bischof
    Schedule: W32
    Automatic differentiation (AD) is a methodology for computing derivatives from computer codes, ensuring accuracy and allowing for efficient computation regimes through judicious use of the chain rule of differential calculus. We solicit papers describing advances both in the algorithmic underpinnings and implementation of AD tools as well as applications of such tools to advanced computational problems. Possible Topics include: Improved algorithms for computing Jacobians, Hessians, and Gradients; AD tools for advanced programming languages such as Matlab or domain-specific languages; Application studies of the use of AD tools and methodologies in sensitivity analysis, uncertainty, optimization, parameter identification or experimental design.
    Many methods for sensitivity analysis, uncertainty analysis, optimization, parameter identification and experimental design require the computation of derivatives df/dx from computer programs expressed in high-level languages as well as in thousands of lines of Fortran. The computational complexity, both in flops and in terms of memory, of computing such derivatives, may well determine the feasibility of such a computation, and the numerical accuracy of such derivatives may greatly impact the robustness of the method that employs such derivatives. Thus, AD can be viewed as an enabling technology for many such applications.

  • 2006 Workshop on Scientific Computing in Electronics Engineering
    Contact: Y. Li
    Schedule: W34
    The workshop is mainly intended to be an open forum for discussion on the current trends and future directions of scientific computing in electronics engineering. Its aim is to bring together colleagues from university and industry with the goal of discussion about modeling and simulation of electronic devices, simulation of integrated circuits, and computational electromagnetism. The emphasis of the contributions is on interdisciplinary aspects of scientific computing in electronics engineering. It is mainly directed at mathematicians, physicists, computer and electrical scientists, where student presentation is strongly encouraged.
    Topics of interest include but are not limited to:
    1. Modeling and Simulation of Semiconductor Devices
    2. Computational Electromagnetism and Circuit Simulation
    3. Physical Modeling for CAD Applications
    4. Device Modeling and Parameter Extraction
    5. Ultrasmall Silicon Transistors and Optoelectronic Devices
    6. Novel Numerical Algorithm and Simulation Methodology

  • New Trends in the Numerical Solution of Structured Systems with Applications
    Contact: T. Politi
    Schedule: W35
    The aim of this technical session is to explore new numerical trends in the solution of ordinary differential equations (ODEs) arising in linear algebra, control and engineering problems, and in the study of the computational aspects of known methods in order to improve their efficiency.
    The session should be devoted to the discussion of new algorithms for special problems coming from different application areas, such as molecular
    dynamics, geotechnic, mechanics, computer vision, control theory, as well as from areas in which the correct computation of qualitative structure plays a central role.
    A marginal but not less important theme is the study of numerical methods (and their computational aspects) giving approximate solutions sharing qualitative features with the underling exact differential system.

  • Workshop on Computational Science in Software Engineering - CSSE'06
    Contact: D. Rodríguez García
    Schedule: W36
    Computational Science techniques are increasingly applied in Software Engineering. For example, with the creation of large empirical databases of metrics collected from software projects such as the ISBSG (International Software Benchmarking Standard Group) from open source software repositories, the development of new environments such as grid or parallel environments have stimulated new research on estimation and decision models related to Software Engineering applying a range of computational techniques. Examples of computational techniques applied to Software Engineering include genetic algorithms, Bayesian networks, system dynamics, visualization techniques etc. all with their associated tools. Many emergent issues are subject to research efforts combining both computational techniques and Software Engineering.

  • Digital Human Modeling - DHM-06
    Contact: Y. Cai
    Schedule: W37
    Digital Human Modeling is gaining momentum in multidisciplinary scientific discovery such as security, privacy, physical anthropology, space explorations, medical research, engineering, forensic sciences, filmmaking, virtual reality and robotics. It advances computational science in many areas, such as computer graphics, digital simulation, motion capturing, shape reconstruction, cognitive and physiological modeling. In this Workshop, we would focus on the interdisciplinary digital human modeling, such as simulation, emotion, behavior, anomaly, attention, intention, interaction, and dynamics.
    This Workshop is a follow-up of the previous successful workshops: ACM CHI Ambient Intelligence for Scientific Discovery (AISD04), Vienna, 2004 and Ambient Intelligence for Everyday Life (AmI-Life05), San Sebastian, 2005.
    As usual, the selected papers will be published in LNCS by Springer and/or a special issue.
    Suggested topics include, but not limited:
    - modeling human face
    - human figure modeling
    - detecting emotion expression
    - digital human models in HCI
    - affordable motion capturing
    - texture mapping for human models
    - visualization of scientific data
    - anthropological reconstruction
    - human modeling for engineering
    - physiological human modeling
    - anomalous behavior detection
    - augmented reality
    - multimodal human modeling
    - human measurement databases
    - low-polygon human modeling
    - high fidelity human modeling
    - applications of digital human modeling
    Paper format:
    Important Dates:
    Paper due: Jan. 20, 2006
    Acceptance: Fab. 1, 2006
    Conference Information
    submission: Yang Cai <ycai@cmu.edu>
    Program Members:
    Yang Cai, Carnegie Mellon University, USA (Co-Chair).
    Celina Imielinska, Columbia University, USA (co-Chair).
    Mark van Doorn, Philips Research, The Netherlands.
    Frederic Fol Leymarie, Goldsmiths College, UK
    Kathryn R. Rieger, Sylmar, USA
    Elena V. Zudilova-Seinstra, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
    Jing Zhang, General Motors, USA.

  • Real Time Systems and Adaptive Applications (RTSAA' 06)
    Contact: J. Hong
    Schedule: W38
    Major topics of interest include but are not limited to the following:
    -evolutionary Algorithms for Real Time Systems and Embedded Systems
    -simulation techniques for Real Time Systems and Embedded Systems
    -scheduling and discrete optimization of systems schedulability analysis
    -theories and models of real-time computing and systems
    -real-time resource management
    -real-time operating systems
    -real-time communications
    -programming languages and software engineering for real-time or embedded systems
    -support for QoS
    -novel kernel-level mechanisms
    -energy-aware real-time systems
    -modeling issues and case studies.

  • International Workshop on Grid Computing Security and Resource Management (GSRM'06)
    Contact: J.H. Abawajy
    Schedule: W39
    Grid computing is an emerging technology that enables large-scale sharing of widely distributed resources and coordinated problem-solving and collaboration between groups of scientists. The dynamic and multi-institutional nature of grid computing environment introduces challenging security issues that demand new technical approaches. The purpose of this workshop is to bring together researchers, developers, and users of grid computing from academia, business and industry with experience in the area of security aspects related to grid infrastructures, grid applications and grid resource management.
    We are soliciting original high quality research papers on topics of interest that include but are not limited to:
    1. Security in computational grids
    2. Security in data grids
    3. Security in high-performance computing
    4. Resource management in grids
    5. Resource and Service Discovery Approaches
    6. Load Sharing and Load Balancing Techniques
    7. Fault-Tolerant Resource Management Approaches
    8. Grid computing infrastructures, middleware and tools
    9. Grid computing services
    10. Grid and cluster computing
    11. Agent-based management of resources in distributed systems
    12. Agent architectures for grid environments

  • Fourth International Workshop on Autonomic Distributed Data and Storage Systems Management Workshop (ADSM 2006)
    Contact: J.H. Abawajy
    Schedule: W40
    Applications such as eScience and eBusiness involve geographically distributed and heterogeneous resources such as computational resources, scientific instruments, and databases. The data in these applications is usually massive and distributed across numerous institutions for various reasons including, the inherent distribution of data sources; large-scale storage and computational requirements; to ensure high-availability and fault-tolerance of data; and caching to provide faster access. The users in such complex environments should be able to carry out analysis of the data generated by the experiments by transparently accessing distributed datasets and computational resources. Building, managing, and operating such distributed data and storage systems in autonomic manner are not only challenging, but also presents a large business opportunity for industries.
    This workshop will bring together leaders from academia, research, and industry who are building autonomic management of distributed data and storage systems.

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