Reminder: the deadline to submit a research poster for this year’s GPU Technology Conference is Thursday, February 2, 2012. Selected poster presenters receive a discount to attend GTC. They are required to attend the conference in order to present their work at the GTC Poster Showcase. GTC will be held May 14-17 in San Jose, California. For more information, see the call for participation and call for posters. To submit your poster abstract, visit https://gtc-submissions.confreg.com/.
High Performance Graphics is the leading international forum for performance-oriented graphics systems research including innovative algorithms, efficient implementations, and hardware architecture. The conference brings together researchers, engineers, and architects to discuss the complex interactions of massively parallel hardware, novel programming models, efficient graphics algorithms, and novel applications. High Performance Graphics was founded in 2009 to synthesize and broaden on two important and well-respected conferences in computer graphics: Graphics Hardware and Interactive Ray Tracing.
HPG 2012 is co-sponsored by Eurographics and ACM SIGGRAPH and will take place on June 25-27, is co-located with the Eurographics Symposium on Rendering in Paris, France. We invite original and innovative performance-oriented contributions from all areas of graphics, including hardware architectures, rendering, physics, animation, simulation, and data structures, with topics including (but not limited to): Interactive rendering pipelines (hardware or software); Interactive rendering algorithms (hardware or software); Graphics hardware and systems; Languages and compilation; Parallel computing for graphics; and Mobile graphics. Please see the conference website for the full CFP.
This workshop is organized by Horacio Pérez-Sánchez and José M. Cecilia and takes place in conjunction with the International Conference on Modeling & Applied Simulation (MAS 2012). The goal is to explore the use of emerging parallel computing architectures as well as High Performance Computing systems (Supercomputers, Clusters, Grids) for the simulation of relevant biological systems. We welcome papers, not submitted elsewhere for review, with a focus in topics of interest ranging from but not limited to:
- Parallel stochastic simulation
- Biological and Numerical parallel computing
- Parallel and distributed architectures
- Emerging processing architectures (e.g. GPUs, FPGAs, mixed CPU-GPU or CPU-FPGA)
- Parallel Model checking techniques.
- Parallel algorithms for biological analysis.
- Cluster and Grid Deployment for system biology
- Tools and applications
- Biologically inspired algorithms.
More details, including dates, deadlines and submission instructions, are available on the workshop web page.
Since the last WCCM (Sydney 2009), where we organized a similarly themed minisymposium, the scientific and engineering communities have gained much experience in using GPU hardware for their applications. The number of publications addressing GPU applications has skyrocketed, while researchers have developed much common understanding of how to implement numerical methods in this architecture. Moreover, we now find that three of the five fastest computers in the world, as measured for the Top500 list, are GPU-based systems. There is much conversation about GPUs playing a leading role in the exascale computing world. In summary, this topic is of wide interest; frankly, it is all the rage. This minisymposium will concentrate presentations from the top researchers in the world using GPU hardware for applications in all branches of computational mechanics. We encourage contributions that address innovative methods to use GPUs efficiently, studies in numerical methods as they apply to adapting to the hardware and perspectives on the future of GPUs as we advance toward exascale.
WCCM will be held at São Paolo, Brazil, 8–13 July 2012. The abstract submission deadline is December 31, 2011. More information: http://www.wccm2012.com, http://barbagroup.bu.edu/Barba_group/Events.html.
The 4th Workshop on using Emerging Parallel Architectures (WEPA 2012) is held in conjunction with the International Conference on Computational Science (ICCS 2012), Omaha, Nebraska, June 2-4, 2011.
The computing landscape has undergone significant transformation with the emergence of more powerful processing elements such as GPUs, FPGAs, multi-cores, etc. On the multi-core front, Moore’s Law has transcended beyond the single processor boundary with the prediction that the number of cores will double every 18 months. Going forward, the primary method of gaining processor performance will be through parallelism. Multi-core technology has visibly penetrated the global market. Accordingly to the latest Top500 lists the HPC landscape has evolved from supercomputer systems into large clusters of dual or quad-core processors. Furthermore, GPUs, FPGAs and multi-cores have been shown to be formidable computing alternatives, where certain classes of applications witness more than one order of magnitude improvement over their GPP counterpart. Therefore, future computational science centers will employ resources such as FPGA and GPU architectures to serve as co-processors to offload appropriate compute-intensive portions of applications from the servers. Read the rest of this entry »
Paper submission is now open for GPGPU5 which will be held March 3, 2012 in London, UK, and co-located with ACM ASPLOS XVII. The goal of this workshop is to provide a forum to discuss new and emerging general-purpose purpose programming environments and platforms, as well as evaluate applications that have been able to harness the horsepower provided by these platforms. This year’s work is particularly interested on new heterogeneous GPU platforms. For more information, visit: www.ece.neu.edu/GPGPU/GPGPU5
Submissions are invited for the fifth special session on Computational Intelligence on Consumer Games and Graphics Hardware (CIGPU-2012) to be held in Brisbane, Australia as part of the IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, 10-15 June 2012. More information can be found at http://www.cs.ucl.ac.uk/staff/W.Langdon/cigpu/.
23rd International Symposium on Computer Architecture and High Performance Computing – SBAC-PAD’2011November 2nd, 2011
SBAC-PAD is an annual international conference series, the first of which was held in 1987. Each conference has traditionally presented new developments in high performance applications, as well as the latest trends in computer architecture and parallel and distributed technologies. Authors are invited to submit original manuscripts on a wide range of high-performance computing areas, including computer architecture, systems software, languages and compilers, algorithms, and applications. More information: http://sbac-pad-2011.lsc.ic.unicamp.br/
EvoPar 2012 (EvoPAR 2012, Malaga, Spain, 11-13th April 2012) will gather scientists, engineers and practitioners to share and exchange their experiences, discuss challenges and report state-of-the-art and in-progress research on all aspects of the application of evolutionary algorithms for improving parallel architectures and distributed computing infrastructures and implementation of parallel and distributed evolutionary algorithms.
Submissions are invited (by Nov. 30) on (but not limited to) the following topics:
- Optimization of parallel architectures by means of Evolutionary Algorithms.
- Hardware implementation of EAs, including Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA), GPU, games consoles, mobile devices.
- GPGPU optimisation (CUDA, AMD, ARM, OpenCL, etc., etc.). Read the rest of this entry »
Computing in Science & Engineering seeks articles for a May/June 2012 special issue focusing on the use of GPUs in science and engineering applications. Contributions covering all aspects of using GPUs for solving challenging computational science problems are welcome. Of special interest are articles presenting results of porting efforts of large-scale scientific applications on large-scale GPU-based high-performance computers. See the full call for papers for complete details.