Conference for Young Scientists

Facing the Multicore Challenge II

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

September 28-30, 2011

Karlsruhe, Germany

Call for Papers (pdf)

You are cordially invited to submit a paper with unpublished and original work. Furthermore, ongoing research can be presented in a short talk or poster.

Submission topics

Topics of interest for conference submissions include (but are not limited to):

  • Emerging hardware architectures (multicore-CPUs, GPUs, FPGAs, Cell, tiled manycore architectures, accelerators, ...)

  • Aspects of microprocessor technologies and prospect of manycore technologies
  • Parallel programming models, environments and languages (MPI, OpenMP, CUDA, OpenCL, PGAS, ...) for multicore computing
  • Hardware-aware computing and architecture-aware approaches for parallel numerical simulations, implementation and algorithm design

  • Heterogeneous computing, adaptive and reconfigurable computing

  • Mathematical modeling, design of parallel algorithms and scalability issues
  • Parallelization strategies in hybrid and hierarchical setups
  • Autotuning strategies; portability and flexibility of software solutions
  • Library and tool support for parallel applications

  • Performance analysis and modeling
  • Compiler techniques and code optimization strategies for parallel systems

  • Virtualization strategies and hardware transparency
  • Memory behavior analysis, parallel data access and parallel data structures

  • Efficient parallel numerical methods

  • Parallel applications (e.g. numerical simulation, image processing)
  • Parallelism for nun-numerics and non-HPC applications
  • Practice and experience of multicore programming

  • Benchmarking results of scientific applications, multicore application studies

  • Interdisciplinary approaches and theoretical concepts

 Submission guidelines:

Papers (Submission closed)
You are invited to submit papers in Springer LNCS style of up to 12 pages describing recent work related to the conference theme. Submission must be in pdf format. Please follow the submission instructions.
The submission should include the contact person's email address. Each paper will be reviewed by the program committee. All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings. At least one of the author(s) of an accepted paper is expected to register for the conference and present the paper. In case of any questions please contact the conference organizers.

Short talks (Submission closed

Graduate students and Ph.D. students are encouraged to give a short talk on their current research project. Please follow the submission instructions.

Posters (Submission closed)

If you would like to present a poster of your research work please submit your abstract, description or draft by following  the submission instructions. 

Conference proceedings

Conference proceedings will be published as State-of-the-Art Survey in the Springer LNCS series.

In case of any questions, please contact the organizers by sending your request to