The 18th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing, Applications and Technologies (PDCAT’17)
Taipei Taiwan, December 18-20, 2017

Important Dates
Paper submission Deadline:July 8, 2017 August 31, 2017 September 7, 2017
Author notification:September 15, 2017 October 20, 2017
Camera-ready version due:September 20, 2017 November 3, 2017

The International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing, Applications and Technologies (PDCAT) is a major forum for scientists, engineers, and practitioners throughout the world to present the latest research, results, ideas, developments and applications in all areas of parallel and distributed computing. Following PDCAT’00 in Hong Kong, PDCAT’01 in Taipei, PDCAT’02 in Kanazawa, Japan, PDCAT’03 in Chengdu, China, PDCAT’04 in Singapore, PDCAT’05 in Dalian, China, PDCAT’06 in Taipei, Taiwan, PDCAT’07 in Adelaide, Australia, PDCAT’08 in Dunedin, New Zealand, PDCAT’09 in Hiroshima, Japan, PDCAT’10 in Wuhan, China, PDCAT’11 in Gwangju, Korea, PDCAT’12 in Beijing, China, PDCAT’13 in Taipei, Taiwan, PDCAT’14 in Hong Kong, China, PDCAT’15 in Jeju, Korea, PDCAT ‘16 in Guangzhou, China, PDCAT’17 will take place in Taipei, Taiwan.

We are inviting new and unpublished papers on, but not limited to, the following topics:
  • Networking and Architectures:
    Interconnection networks
    Parallel/distributed architectures
    Heterogeneous and multimedia Systems
    ATM networks
    Reliability, and fault-tolerance
    Ubiquitous computing systems
    Computer networks
    Communication and telecommunication
    Wireless networks and mobile computing
    Optical networks
    Cloud/Grid computing systems
    Reconfigurable architecture
  • Software Systems and Technologies:
    Formal methods and programming languages
    Internet computing
    Image processing and computer vision
    Agent technologies
    Operating systems
    Software tools and environments
    Parallelizing compilers
    Web services
    Component-based and OO Technology
    Simulation and Visualization
  • Algorithms and Applications:
    Parallel/distributed algorithms
    Task mapping and job scheduling
    Distributed data and knowledge based systems
    Image processing and computer graphics
    High-performance scientific computing
    Reconfigurable high-performance computing
    Resource allocation and management
    Network routing and communication algorithms
    Database applications and data mining
    Intelligent computing and neural networks
  • Security and Privacy:
    Access control and authorization
    Authentication, biometrics, smartcards
    Distributed systems security
    Mobile code and mobile agent security
    RFID applications
    Privacy preserving computation
    Applied cryptography
    Database security
    Intrusion detection and survivability
    P2P & ad hoc networks
    Cloud security
    Security protocols