Track 8

Track 8: Parallel and Distributed Systems

Track Chairs:
Somayeh Kianpisheh, Concordia University, Canada

Huthaifa Al-Omari, Al Ain University of Science and Technology, UAE
Andy Rindos, IBM, USA


This track is a forum for scientists, engineers and industrials and end users to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and latest research results on all aspects of parallel and distributed systems. Contributions are solicited in all areas of parallel and distributed systems research and applications.
Authors are solicited to submit complete unpublished papers in the following, but not limited to:


• Parallel and Distributed Applications and Algorithms
• Cloud OS, Middleware, Toolkits, and Applications
• Data Intensive Computing and Data Centre Architecture
• Big Data Platforms
• Power-Aware and Green Computing
• Security and Privacy
• Dependable and Trustworthy Computing and Systems
• Internet of Things
• Sensor Networks
• 5G
• Network Function Virtualization
• Software-defined Networks
• Fog/Edge Computing
• Content-driven Networks
• Cyber-Physical Systems
• Embedded systems
• Real-Time and Multimedia Systems
• Operating Systems, Distributed and Parallel Systems
• Communication and Networking Systems
• Ubiquitous and Mobile Computing
• Peer-to-Peer Computing
• Multi-Core and Multithreaded Architectures
• Virtualization Techniques and Technologies
• Resource Provision, Management, and Scheduling
• Cluster and Grid Computing
• Web-Based Computing and Service-oriented Architecture
• Performance Modelling and Evaluation 

PC Members

• Bashri Nayef Al-Duwairi, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan
• Bernd Freisleben, University of Marburg, Germany
• Emir Ugljanin, University of Novi Pazar, Serbia
• Genoveva Vargas Solar, CNRS, France
• Jorge Bernal Bernabe, University of Murcia, Spain
• Laurence T. Yang, St Francis Xavier University, Canada
• Louis-Claude Canon, Université de Franche-Comté, France
• Marco Aiello, University of Stuttgart, Germany
• Molka Rekik, Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz University, KSA
• Mohamed Sellami, Telecom SudParis, France
• Muhammad Younas, Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom
• Mustafa Rafique, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
• Rob Gillen, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
• Said Tazi, LAAS, France
• Saoussen Cheikhrouhou, University of Sfax, Tunisia
• Stefano Iannucci, Mississippi State University, USA
• Steffen Heinzl, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany
• Vesal Hakami, University of Science and Technology, Iran
• Yutao Ma, Wuha University, China
• Zakaria Al-Qudah, American University of Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates