Portland

28th Reconfigurable Architectures Workshop
Official website: raw.necst.it
May 17th 2021. Portland, Oregon, USA

The 28th Reconfigurable Architectures Workshop (RAW 2021) will be held in Portland, Oregon, USA in May 2021. RAW 2021 is associated with the 35th Annual IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium (IEEE IPDPS 2021) and is sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society and the Technical Committee on Parallel Processing. The workshop is one of the major meetings for researchers to present ideas, results, and on-going research on both theoretical and practical advances in Reconfigurable Computing.

A reconfigurable computing environment is characterized by the ability of underlying hardware architectures or devices to rapidly alter (often on the fly) the functionalities of their components and the interconnection between them to suit the problem at hand. The area has a rich theoretical tradition and wide practical applicability. There are several commercially available reconfigurable platforms (FPGAs and coarse-grained devices) and many modern applications (including embedded systems and HPC) use reconfigurable subsystems. An appropriate mix of theoretical foundations and practical considerations, including algorithms architectures, applications, technologies and tools, is essential to fully exploit the possibilities offered by reconfigurable computing. The Reconfigurable Architectures Workshop aims to provide a forum for creative and productive interaction for researchers and practitioners in the area.

Topics of interest

Hot Topics

  • Configurable Cloud
  • Heterogeneous Computing in Data Centers
  • Accelerating Data Center Workloads
  • FPGA-based Deep Learning
  • Accelerating Genomic Computations
  • Accelerating Data Analytics
  • Reconfigurable Computing in the IoT era
  • Organic Computing, Biologically-Inspired Solutions
  • Applications in Finance

Architectures & CAD

  • Algorithmic Techniques and Mapping
  • Emerging Technologies (optical models, 3D Interconnects, devices)
  • Reconfigurable Accelerators
  • Embedded systems and Domain-Specific solutions (Digital Media, Gaming, Automotive applications)
  • FPGA-based MPSoC and Multicore
  • Distributed Systems & Networks
  • Wireless and Mobile Systems
  • Critical issues (Security, Energy efficiency, Fault-Tolerance)

Runtime/System Management

  • RunTime Reconfiguration Models
  • Autonomic computing systems
  • Operating Systems and High-Level Synthesis
  • High-Level Design Methods (Hardware/Software co-design, Compilers)
  • System Support (Soft processor programming)
  • Runtime Support
  • Reconfiguration Techniques (reusable artifacts)
  • Simulations and Prototyping (performance analysis, verification tools)

Paper Submission

All manuscripts will be reviewed by at least three members of the program committee in a single blind review process. Submissions reporting your latest results, exciting developments and, in special cases, summaries of relevant work are sought. Manuscripts for full papers should not exceed 8 single-spaced, double-column pages using 10-point font on 8.5 x 11 inch pages (IEEE conference style) including references, figures and tables. Manuscripts for short papers should not exceed 4 single-space, double-column pages. Papers are to be submitted through EasyChair. Submitted papers should not have appeared in or be under consideration for another workshop, conference or journal. It is also expected that all accepted papers (regular or short) will be presented at the workshop by one of the authors.

Publication

IEEE CS Press will publish the IPDPS symposium and workshop abstracts as a printed volume. Proceedings of the workshops are distributed at the conference and are submitted for inclusion in the IEEE Xplore Digital Library after the conference.

Important Dates

Submission deadline January 29, 2021 February 15, 2021
Decision notification February 19, 2021 March 1, 2021 March 12, 2021
Camera-Ready papers due March 15, 2021 March 20, 2021

Organization

Workshop Chair

Program Chair

  • Nele Mentens, Leiden University, Netherlands

Steering Committee

  • Juergen Becker, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
  • Viktor K. Prasanna, University of Southern California, USA
  • Ramachandran Vaidyanathan, Louisiana State University, USA

Steering Chair

  • Viktor K. Prasanna, University of Southern California, USA

Publicity Co-Chairs

  • Brian Veale, IBM, USA
  • Christian Pilato, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
  • Kentaro Sano, RIKEN Center for Computational Science, Japan

Webmaster

  • Francesco Peverelli, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
  • Marco Rabozzi, Huxelerate Srl, Italy

Program Committee

  • Alexander Kroh, UNSW Sydney
  • Becker, Jürgen, KIT, Germany
  • Brian F. Veale, IBM
  • Bruce Cockburn, University of Alberta
  • Christian Hochberger, Technische Universitaet Darmstadt
  • Christian Pilato, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
  • Diana Goehringer, TU Dresden
  • Dimitrios Soudris, National Technical University of Athens
  • Dionisios Pnevmatikatos, FORTH-ICS & Technical University of Crete
  • Dirk Koch, University of Manchester
  • Eddie Hung, Imperial College London
  • Emanuele Del Sozzo, Politecnico di Milano
  • Fernanda Lima Kastensmidt, UFRGS
  • Guy Gogniat, Université de Bretagne Sud
  • Hayden So, University of Hong Kong
  • Kentaro Sano, RIKEN Center for Computational Science, Japan
  • Lingli Wang, State Key Laboratory of ASIC and System, Fudan University, China
  • Lorenzo Di Tucci, Huxelerate Srl, Italy
  • Marco Domenico Santambrogio, Politecnico di Milano
  • Mario Porrmann, Bielefeld University
  • Martin Herbordt, Boston University
  • Martin Langhammer, Intel
  • Michael Huebner, Brandenburg University of Technology
  • Miriam Leeser, Northeastern University
  • Nele Mentens, KU Leuven
  • Oliver Sinnen, University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • Qiang Liu, Tianjin University
  • Ramachandran Vaidyanathan, Louisiana State University
  • Sara Vinco, Politecnico di Torino
  • Shreejith Shanker, Trinity College Dublin
  • Shaojun Wang, Harbin Institute of Technology
  • Viktor Prasanna, University of Southern California
  • Yuichiro Shibata, Nagasaki University