Main Track

Main Track

All sessions of the conference will be held in Room B119


Monday, 25 June 2018


08:00 – 09:00: Registration

09:00 – 09:15: Opening session

09:15 – 10:00: Keynote speaker 1, Per Stenstrom, Chalmers University of Technology, Efficient Computing in the Post-Moore Era. (Session chair:  Bastien Chopard)

10:00 – 10:30: Coffee break

10:30 – 12:30: Session 1: Numerical Computations (Session chair:  Zina Ben Miled)

  1. Natalia Kalinnik and Thomas Rauber. Execution Behavior Analysis of Parallel Schemes for Implicit Solution Methods for ODEs.
  2. Michael Hofmann, Robert Kiesel, Dirk Leichsenring and Gudula Rünger. A Hybrid CPU/GPU Implementation of Computationally Intensive Particle Simulations Using OpenCL.
  3. Jonas Schmitt, Harald Köstler, Jan Eitzinger and Richard Membarth. Unified Code Generation for the Parallel Computation of Pairwise Interactions using Partial Evaluation.
  4. Pierre Künzli, Paul Albuquerque, Jean-Luc Falcone, Bastien Chopard and Eduardo Rossi. HPC Multi-Scale Simulation of Transport and Aggregation of Volcanic Particles.

12:30 – 14:00: Lunch

14:00 – 14:45: Keynote speaker 2: Henning Müller, Univ. of Applied Sciences and Arts, Western Switzerland, Research infrastructures and medical image analysis. (Session chair: Jean Luc Falcon)

14:45 – 15:45: Session 2: Cloud Computing and IoT (Session chair: Marcel Graf)

  1. Christian Salim, Amani Srour, Rony Darazi, Abdallah Makhoul and Raphaël Couturier. Enhanced S-MAC Protocol for Early Reaction and Detection in Wireless Video Sensor Networks.
  2. Abdelkhalik Mosa and Rizos Sakellariou. Dynamic Tuning for Parameter-Based Virtual Machine Placement.

15:45 – 16:15: Coffee break

16:15 – 17:15: Session 2: Cloud Computing and IoT (Session chair: Marcel Graf)

  1. Ion Dorinel Filip, Bogdan Ghița, Florin Pop, George-Valentin Iordache, Catalin Negru and Ciprian Dobre. EdgeMQ: Towards a Message Queuing Processing System for Cloud-Edge Computing (Use Cases on Water and Forest Monitoring).
  2. In Kee Kim, Jinho Hwang, Wei Wang and Marty Humphrey. Orchestra: Guaranteeing Performance SLA for Cloud Applications by Avoiding Resource Storms.

19:30 – 21:00: Welcome reception (International Telecommunication Union)

Tuesday, 26 June 2018


09:15 – 10:00: Keynote speaker 3, Franck Cappello, Argonne National Laboratory, Keeping-up with the flood of scientific data. (Session chair: Michael Kirby)

10:00 – 10:30: Coffee break

10:30 – 12:30: Session 3: Optimization and Performance Modeling I (Session chair: Raphael Couturier)

  1. Srishti Srivastava and Ioana Banicescu. PEPA Based Performance Modeling for Robust Resource Allocations Amid Varying Processor Availability.
  2. Henry Kvinge, Elin Farnell, Michael Kirby and Chris Peterson. A GPU-oriented Algorithm Design for Secant-Based Dimensionality Reduction.
  3. Björn Bredthauer, Markus Olbrich and Erich Barke. STP – A Quadratic VLSI Placement Tool Using Graphic Processing Units.
  4. Adam Smyk, Marek Tudruj and Łukasz Grochal. Global Application States Monitoring Applied to Graph Partitioning Optimization.

12:30 – 14:00: Lunch

14:00 – 14:45: Keynote speaker 4, Costas Bekas, IBM Research-Zurich, HPC Frontiers in Cognitive Computing. (Session chair: Fabrice Mourlin)

14:45 – 15:45: Session 4: Large-Scale Distributed Systems and Architectures (Session chair: Sigve Haug)

  1. Ivan Eggel, Roger Schaer and Henning Müller. Distributed Container-Based Evaluation Platform for Private/Large Datasets.
  2. Rishikesh Bansod, Sanket Kadarkar, Rupinder Virk, Mehul Raval, Rushikesh Rashinkar and Manoj Nambiar. High Performance Distributed In-Memory Architectures For Trade Surveillance System.

15:45 – 16:15: Coffee break

16:15 – 17:15: Session 4: Large-Scale Distributed Systems and Architectures (Session chair: Sigve Haug)

  1. Fabrice Mourlin and Charif Mahmoudi. Monitoring Architecture for Fog and Mobile Cloud.
  2. Zhijie Li, Haoyan Wu, Brian King, Zina Ben-Miled, John Wassick and Jeffrey Tazelaar. A Hybrid Blockchain Ledger for Supply Chain Visibility.

19:30 – 22:30: Gala dinner (History of Sciences Museum & “La perle du lac” restaurant)

Wednesday, 27 June 2018


09:15 – 10:00: Keynote speaker 5, Bilel Jamoussi, ITU, Machine Learning for 5G and Future Networks. (Session chair: Nabil Abdennadher)

10:00 – 10:30: Coffee break

10:30 – 12:30: Session 5: Optimization and Performance Modeling II (Session chair: Srishti Srivastava)

  1. Raluca Oncioiu and Florin Pop. Energy-Efficient Virtual Machine Replication for Data Centers.
  2. Bruno Stévant, Alberto Blanc and Jean-Louis Pazat. Optimizing the Performance of a Microservice-Based Application Deployed on User-Provided Devices.
  3. Ali Mohammed, Ahmed Eleliemy, Florina M. Ciorba, Franziska Kasielke and Ioana Banicescu. Experimental Verification and Analysis of Dynamic Loop Scheduling in Scientific Applications.
  4. Dongyang Li, Yafei Yang, Weijun Li, and Qing Yang. CISC: Coordinating Intelligent SSD and CPU to Speedup Graph Processing.

12:30 – 14:00: Lunch

14:00 – 14:30: Keynote speaker 6, Wolfgang Nagel, TU Dresden, Digitization and Data Analytics: Architectures, Methods, and Consequences. (session chair: Ioana Banicescu)

14:30 – 15:00: Keynote speaker 7, Sergio Maffioletti, University of Zurich, EnhanceR: Science becomes FAIR and Open. (session chair: Ioana Banicescu)

15:00 – 16:00: Session 6: Verification and Programming Language (Session chair: Florina Ciorba)

  1. Ciprian Paduraru and Marius-Constantin Melemciuc. Parallelism in C++ using Sequential Communicating Processes.
  2. Siavash Ghiasvand and Florina M. Ciorba. Assessing Data Usefulness for Failure Analysis in Anonymized System Logs.

16:00 – 16:15: Coffee break

16:15 – 17:15: Session 6: Verification and Programming Language (Session chair: Florina Ciorba)

  1. Sara Abbaspour Asadollah, Daniel Sundmark, Sigrid Eldh and Hans Hansson. A Runtime Verification Tool for Detecting Concurrency Bugs in FreeRTOS Embedded Software.
  2. Victor Allombert, Frédéric Gava and Julien Tesson. A Formal Semantics of the MULTI-ML Language.

17:15 – 17:30: Closing session

Thursday, 28 June 2018

09:00 – 11:00Teaching Parallel, Distributed and High Performance Computing: experiences, Tools and Technologies

09:00 – 17:00Tutorial: Practices for reproducible data analytics through container technologies