2nd Call for Tutorial Proposals

In conjunction with ISPASS 2004



DEADLINE EXTENDED to December 22, 2003



2004 IEEE International Symposium on 

Performance Analysis of Systems and Software


March 10-12, 2004
Austin, Texas, USA


The ISPASS organizing committee is seeking high quality
tutorials in the area of performance analysis for computer
systems and software.

Tutorials must present tutorial material, that is, provide results 
that are established and do so in an interactive format. Tutorial
material should be related to the conference themes:

Microprocessor, memory and disk performance issues 
Performance of software 
Impact of hardware and software optimizations on performance 
Tuning of application code 
Tuning of system code 
Performance of computer networks 
Workload characterization 
Analytical models 
Statistical approaches 
Performance metrics 
Tracing, profiling and simulation tools 
Bottleneck identification 
Power and thermal modeling 
Performance validation 
Characterization of emerging applications 

Especially welcome are tutorials on the following topics:

Languages, compilers, and architectures for stream-oriented workloads
Power modeling
New simulator frameworks 
Case studies related to building large systems (including
modeling, analysis, performance tuning, reliability, 
energy efficiency)
Memory technologies and trends
Storage technologies and trends
System and network performance tuning

Time table

Deadline for proposals: December 22, 2003
Notification of acceptance: January 2, 2003
Tutorial notes: February 2, 2004


The proposal must contain:

The title of the tutorial
A short description of the tutorial (1 paragraph)
A tutorial syllabus
Motivation (relevance to the conference themes)
Intended audience
Duration (half-day/full day)

Name and affiliation of the presenter(s).
A brief biography of the presenter(s) with evidence for research and teaching experience.

Proposals should be sent (electronic form preferred) to:

Charles Lefurgy
M/S 904-6
11501 Burnet Rd.
Austin, TX 78681



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