HiPC '98 5th International Conference on High Performance Computing
December 17-20, 1998
Chennai (Madras), India


Cosponsored by:

IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Parallel Processing
Indian Institutes of Technology

Held in Cooperation with:
Software Technology Parks of India
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India
Supercomputer Education and Research Centre, India
Centre for Development of Advanced Computing(C-DAC), India

CSIR Centre for Mathematical Modeling and Computer Simulation, India    

Organization Tutorials, Exhibits and Awards Call for Papers
Program Committee HiPC '98 Organizing Committee Important Dates

 This is the fifth annual international meeting on high performance computing which is being organized in India. It will serve as a forum to present current work by researchers from around the world as well as highlight activities in Asia in the high performance computing area.

The meeting will emphasize both design and analysis of high performance computing systems and their scientific, engineering, and commercial applications. In addition to technical sessions of contributed paper presentations, the conference will offer invited presentations, a poster/presentation session, tutorials, vendor presentations, and exhibits. 


Viktor K. Prasanna
University of Southern California
EEB 200C
Los Angeles, CA 90089-2562, USA
Fax: +1 (213) 740 4418
Internet: prasanna@ganges.usc.edu

S. V. Raghavan
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology
Chennai 600036, India
Tel: +91 44 235 1365 Ext 3500
Internet: svr@cs.iitm.ernet.in


D.N. Jayasimha
Intel Corporation
Internet: djayasim@mipos2.intel.com


Vijay P. Bhatkar
Centre for Development of Advanced Computing, India


Arvind, MIT
Vijay Bhatkar, C-DAC
Wen-Tsuen Chen, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
Yoo Kun Cho, Seoul National University, Korea
Michel Cosnard, Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon, France
Jose Duato, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
Ian Foster, Argonne National Labs.
Anoop Gupta, Stanford University
Louis Hertzberger, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Chris Jesshope, Massey University, New Zealand
David Kahaner, Asian Technology Information Program, Japan
Guojie Li, National Research Centre for Intelligent Computing Systems, China
Miroslaw Malek, Humboldt University, Germany
Lionel Ni, Michigan State University
Lalit M. Patnaik, Indian Institute of Science
Viktor K. Prasanna, USC, Chair
N. Radhakrishnan, US Army
Jose Rolim, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Sartaj Sahni, University of Florida
Assaf Schuster, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Vaidy Sunderam, Emory University
Satish Tripathi, University of Maryland
David Walker, Oak Ridge National Labs.
K.S. Yajnik, Yajnik and Associates
Albert Y. Zomaya, University of Western Australia


R. K. Bagga DRDL, Hyderabad
N. Balakrishnan Supercomputer Education and Research Centre, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Ashok Desai Silicon Graphics Systems (India) Private Ltd.
H. K. Kaura Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
Hans H. Krafka Siemens Communication Software Ltd.
Ashish Mahadwar Microland Ltd.
Pradeep Marwaha Cray Research International Inc.
Susanta Misra Motorola India Electronics Ltd.
Som Mittal Digital Equipment (India) Ltd.
B. V. Naidu Software Technology Park
N. R. Narayana Murthy Infosys Technologies Ltd.
S. V. Raghavan Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
V. Rajaraman Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
S. Ramadorai Tata Consultancy Services, Bombay
S. Ramani National Centre for Software Technology, Bombay
Uday Shukla Tata-IBM Ltd., Bangalore
U. N. Sinha NAL, Bangalore


Arvind MIT


A.K.P. Nambiar Software Technology Park, Bangalore
Ajay Gupta Western Michigan University


Sandeep Gupta
Colorado State University
Internet: gupta@cs.colostate.edu

R. Govindarajan
Indian Institute of Science
Internet: govind@serc.iisc.ernet.in 


Proposals are solicited for tutorials to be held at the meeting. Interested individuals should submit a proposal by June 3, 1998 to the Tutorials Chair. The proposal should include a brief description of the intended audience, a lecture outline and vita for lecturer(s).


Sharad Gavali
Internet: gavali@nas.nasa.gov


Companies and R & D laboratories are encouraged to present their exhibits at the meeting. In addition, a full day of vendor presentations is planned. For details, companies are encouraged to contact the Exhibits Chair by August 31, 1998:


S.K. Nandy
Supercomputer Education and Research Centre
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore 560012, India
Fax: +91 (80) 334 6648
Vox: +91 (80) 334 1811
Internet: nandy@serc.iisc.ernet.in


Several awards will be presented at the meeting. These are sponsored by companies operating in India:

Distinguished Speaker Awards:

These awards, sponsored by ITL Infosys Technologies and Sun Microsystems, will be presented to keynote speakers.

Best Paper Awards:

These awards, sponsored by Digital Equipment (India), will be awarded to outstanding contributed papers in the Systems and Algorithms and Applications areas.

Student Fellowships:

Silicon Graphics Systems (India) is sponsoring fellowships to students at academic institutions within India to participate in the meeting. For details contact the Student Awards Chair.

Student Scholarships:

Tata-IBM is sponsoring scholarships to students at academic institutions within India to participate in the meeting. For details contact the Student Awards Chair.


C.P. Ravikumar
Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (rkumar@ee.iitd.ernet.in) 


Authors are invited to submit original unpublished manuscripts that demonstrate current research in all areas of high performance computing including design and analysis of parallel and distributed systems and their applications in scientific, engineering, and commercial areas.
Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

* Parallel Algorithms
* Scientific Computation
* Parallel Architectures
* Visualization
* Parallel Languages & Compilers
* Network and Cluster Based Computing
* Distributed Systems
* Signal & Image Processing Systems
* Programming Environments
* Supercomputing Applications
* Memory Systems
* Internet and WWW-based Computing
* Multimedia and High Speed Networks
* Scalable Servers

To submit an original research paper, send your complete manuscript (not to exceed 15 double-spaced pages of text using 12 point size type on 8.5 x 11 inch pages) to the Program Chair. References, figures, tables, etc. may be included in addition to the fifteen pages of text. Electronic submissions are encouraged and should be sent to hipc98@cs.ucsb.edu.

Electronic submissions must be in the form of a readable postscript file containing the following header information in ASCII form: title, author name(s), abstract, postal address, e-mail address, and telephone and fax numbers. The header (in ASCII) should be followed by the postscript version of the complete manuscript (including title, author's name, affiliation, and abstract).

Authors should submit a correct PostScript (level 2) file of their paper to be considered and make sure that the PostScript file will print on a PostScript printer that uses 8.5 x 11 inch size (letter size) paper.

All manuscripts will be reviewed.

Manuscripts must be received by April 30, 1998. Submissions received after the due date or exceeding the length limit may not be considered. Notification of review decisions will be mailed by June 30, 1998. Camera-ready papers are due August 31, 1998. Proceedings will be available at the Conference. Fax submissions will not be considered. Hard copy submissions are also permitted and, like electronic submissions, must be received by April 30, 1998. Send six copies of the manuscript to:


Oscar H. Ibarra
Department of Computer Science
University of California Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
Fax: +1 (805) 893-8553
Internet: ibarra@cs.ucsb.edu

Electronic submissions should be sent to hipc98@cs.ucsb.edu.


Mikhail Atallah
Purdue University

Jose Duato
Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain

Michel Dubois
University of Southern California

Chris Jesshope
Massey University, New Zealand

Vipin Kumar
University of Minnesota

C.P. Ravikumar
Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi 


Gul Agha, University of Illinois
Ishfaq Ahmad, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Eliezer Albacea, University of the Philippines
P.C.P. Bhatt, Kochi University of Technology, Japan
Bhargab Bhattacharya, Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta
Laxmi Bhuyan, Texas A&M University
John Bruno, University of California, Santa Barbara
Walter Burkhard, University of California, San Diego
Alok Choudhary, Northwestern University
Michel Cosnard, LORIA - INRIA, France
Jack Dongarra, University of Tennesee/Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Hossam ElGindy, University of Newcastle, Australia
Sharad Gavali, NASA
Ananth Grama, Purdue University
Tsan-sheng Hsu, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Joseph Jaja, University of Maryland
Zvi Kedem, New York University
Ashfaq Khokhar, University of Delaware
Myung Kim, Ewha Womans University, Korea
Zhiyuan Li, Purdue University
Burkhard Monien, University of Paderborn, Germany
C. Siva Ram Murthy, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
Michael Palis, Rutgers University
Dhabaleswar Panda, Ohio State University
Behrooz Parhami, University of California, Santa Barbara
Murray Pearson, University of Waikato, New Zealand
Keshav Pingali, Cornell University
Constantine Polychronopoulos, University of Illinois
C.S. Raghavendra, Aerospace Corporation
Sanjay Ranka, University of Florida
Catherine Roucairol, University of Versailles-Saint-Quentin, France
Sartaj Sahni, University of Florida
Joel Saltz, University of Maryland
Sanjeev Saxena, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
Assaf Schuster, Technion, Israel
Ambuj Singh, University of California, Santa Barbara
Y.N. Srikant, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Per Stenstrom, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Pavel Tvrdik, Czech Technical University
Mateo Valero, Universidad Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain
Biing-Feng Wang, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
Tao Yang, University of California, Santa Barbara
Pen Yew, University of Minnesota
Chung-Kwong Yuen, National University of Singapore
Hans Zima, University of Vienna


In addition to parallel sessions of contributed papers, a plenary poster/presentation session emphasizing novel applications of high performance computing is planned. This session will be held concurrently with a reception followed by a dinner. It will offer a brief presentation time for each poster and will be followed by a walk-up and talk setting. For details contact the Poster/Presentation Chair.


Prith Banerjee
Northwestern Univeristy


Viktor K. Prasanna
University of Southern California

S. V. Raghavan
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

D.N. Jayasimha
Intel Corporation

Oscar H. Ibarra
University of California, Santa Barbara

S.K. Nandy
Indian Institute of Science


The advance program will be available in July 1998. Check www.hipc.org for updated information. 


April 30, 1998  Conference Paper Due
June 3, 1998 Tutorial Proposal Due
June 30, 1998 Notification of Acceptance/Rejection
August 31, 1998 Camera-Ready Paper Due

Last Updated December 12, 1997