The 2004 High Performance Computing & Simulation (HPC&S) Conference

June 13 - 16, 2004

Magdeburg , Germany

Call for Papers

The 2004 High Performance Computing & Simulation (HPC&S) Conference

June 13 - 16, 2004

Magdeburg, Germany

In conjunction with
ESM 2004)

(Final Extended Submission Deadline: March 21, 2004)


You are cordially invited to participate in and attend the 2004 High Performance Computing & Simulation track to be held in Magdeburg, Germany, June 13-16, 2004 in conjunction with the 18th European Simulation Multi conference (ESM 2004). The track is to address, explore and exchange information on the state-of-the-art in high performance and large scale computing systems, their modeling and simulation, design and use, and their impact. Participation is extended to researchers, designers, educators and interested parties in all related disciplines and specialties.


The track will include invited presentations from experts from academia, industry, and government as well as contributed paper presentations describing original work on the current state of research in HPC & Simulation technologies and systems and related issues.

Topics include (but are not limited to):

Submission of Papers:

Papers reporting original and unpublished research results on above and related HPC topics are solicited. Submission should include, on the cover page, authors names, affiliations, addresses, fax and phone numbers, and email addresses. Please indicate clearly the corresponding author. Include up to 6 keywords from the above list and an abstract of no more than 300 words. Please submit an electronic copy of your full manuscript (not to exceed 15 double-spaced pages including figures, tables, and references) to track Program Chair: Waleed W. Smari, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Dayton, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469-0226, USA, Voice: (937) 229-2795, Fax: (937) 229-4529, Email: If accepted, the final camera-ready manuscript will follow the ESM format which will be made available to all authors.

Electronic submissions will be accepted in PDF format (preferred), sent to the email above. The subject of the email must be ^HPC 2004. ̄ Consistent with standard practice, each submitted paper will receive a minimum of three reviews. Papers will be selected based on their originality, timeliness, significance, relevance, and clarity of presentation. Initial selection will be based on full papers. Submission implies the willingness of at least one of the authors to register and present the paper, if accepted. All accepted papers in the track are expected to be presented and will be included in the conference proceedings.

For information or questions about track's paper submission, please contact Waleed W. Smari at above address. For information about the track in general, please contact the track General Chair Helen Karatza, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece,

Important Dates:

Full Paper Submission Deadline --------------------- March 21, 2004

Notification of Acceptance ------------------------- April 29, 2004

Registration & Camera-Ready Manuscripts Due ------- May 14, 2004

For further information or questions about the track, please consult the track web site at URL: For information about ESM 2004, consult the web site at URL: or contact ESM¨04 General Chair Graham Horton at