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6th Workshop on Large Scale Computations on Grids
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1st Workshop on Scalable Computing in Distributed Systems (LaSCoG-SCoDiS'10)

Wisla, Poland, October 18-20, 2010


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The Large Scale Computing in Grids (LaSCoG) workshop originated in 2005, and when it was created we have stated in its preamble that:

“The emerging paradigm for execution of large-scale computations, whether they originate as scientific or engineering applications, or for supporting large data-intensive calculations, is to utilize multiple computers at sites distributed across the Internet. In particular, computational Grids are collections of distributed, possibly heterogeneous resources which can be used as ensembles to execute large-scale applications. While the vision of the global computational Grid is extremely appealing, there remains a lot of work on all levels to achieve it.”

While, it can hardly be stated that the issues we have observed in 2005 have been satisfactorily addressed, a number of changes has happened that expanded the world of large-scale computing. Today we can observe emergence of a much more general paradigm for execution of large-scale applications, whether they originate from scientific or engineering areas, or they support large data-intensive calculations. These tasks utilize computational Grids, cloud-based systems and resource virtualization. Here, collections of distributed, possibly heterogeneous resources, are used as ensembles to execute large-scale applications.

This being the case, we have decided to keep the LaSCoG workshop tradition alive, but to co-locate it with a conference which will have an appropriately broader scope. This is how the Workshop on Scalable Computing in Distributed Systems (SCoDiS'10) emerged.

The LaSCoG-SCoDiS'10 pair of events shares a joint Program Committee and is envisioned as a forum to promote an exchange of ideas and results aimed at addressing sophisticated issues that arise in developing large-scale applications running on heterogeneous distributed systems.

 

Covered topics include (but are not limited to):

  • Large-scale algorithms and applications
  • Cloud computing
  • Symbolic and numeric computations
  • High performance computations for large scale simulations
  • Large-scale distributed computations
  • Agent-based computing
  • Data models for large-scale applications
  • Security issues for large-scale computations
  • Science portals
  • Data visualization
  • Performance analysis, evaluation and prediction
  • Programming models
  • Peer-to-peer models and services for scalable Grids
  • Collaborative science applications
  • Business applications
  • Data-intensive applications
  • Operations on large-scale distributed databases
  • On-demand computing
  • Computation as a service
  • Federation of compute capacity
  • Virtualization supporting computations
  • Self-adaptive computational / storage systems
  • Volunteer computing

 


Paper submission

  • Authors should submit draft papers (as Postscript, PDF of MSWord file).
  • The total length of a paper should not exceed 8 pages (IEEE style). IEEE style templates are available here.
  • Papers will be refereed and accepted on the basis of their scientific merit and relevance to the workshop.
  • Accepted and Presented paper will be published in the Conference Proceedings and included in the IEEE Xplore® database.
  • Special issue is planned for the Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience (ISI indexed) This issue is to be topic-focused, and consist of selected papers originating from the LaSCoG/SCoDiS and from an open call.
  • A separate special issue is planned for the Journal of Zhejiang University-SCIENCE C (Computers & Electronics) (Springer partner, ISI indexed) This issue is to be topic-focused, and consist of selected papers originating from the LaSCoG/SCoDiS and from an open call.
  • Finally, extended versions of selected papers will be published in a special issue of the Scalable Computing; Practice and Experience journal.
  • Organizers reserve right to move accepted papers between IMCSIT events.

LaSCoG History

More information about past LaSGoG Workshops can be found at:

 



 
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