International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems

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International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems
Abbreviation ICPADS
Discipline Parallel Processing
Distributed computing
Publication details
Publisher IEEE Computer Society
History 1992–
Frequency Annual (since 1992)

The International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS) is an academic conference sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society that brings together researchers and practitioners from academia and industry around the world to advance the theories, technologies, and applications of parallel and distributed systems.

The ICPADS was an international conference launched in 1992 by the computer science and engineering community in Taiwan in cooperation with the Technical Committee on Parallel Processing (TCPP) and Technical Committee on Distributed Processing (TCDP) of the IEEE Computer Society. Later it was sponsored by computer communities in Taiwan, Japan, and South Korea and held the conference annually in these countries. Since 1998, the ICPADS has been sponsored by the TCPP and TCDP of the IEEE Computer Society. ICPADS 2004 is the first ICPADS held outside the East Asia region. Professor Wen-Tsuen Chen of the National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan served as the founding General Chairman of ICPADS 1992. He had been the Steering Committee Chairman of the ICPADS since 1992 until he was succeeded by Professor Nionel M. Ni of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2008.

Topics covered by ICPADS[edit]

  • Parallel and Distributed Algorithms and Applications
  • Multi-core and Multithreaded Architectures
  • High Performance Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
  • Power-aware and Green Computing
  • Resource Management and Scheduling
  • Peer-to-Peer Computing
  • Cluster, Grid and Cloud Computing
  • Web-based Computing and Service-Oriented Architecture
  • Data Intensive Computing and Data Centre Architecture
  • Wireless and Mobile Computing
  • Security and Privacy
  • Performance Modelling and Evaluation

Systems topics include the following:

  • Distributed and Parallel Operating Systems
  • Communication and Networking Systems
  • Dependable and Trustworthy Systems
  • Real-Time and Multimedia Systems
  • Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks
  • Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Embedded Systems

ICPADS locations[edit]

Main locations (1992–2015, 20 conferences): 17 times in Asia, 2 times in North America, 2 time in Oceania

See also[edit]