The IEEE International Symposium on Performance Analysis of Systems and Software provides a forum for sharing advanced academic and industrial research work focused on performance analysis in the design of computer systems and software. Authors are invited to submit previously unpublished work for possible presentation at the conference. Papers are solicited in fields that include the following:

o Analytical modeling
o Statistical approaches
o Tracing and profiling tools
o Simulation techniques
o Hardware (e.g., FPGA) accelerated simulation
o Hardware performance counter architectures
o Techniques for modeling power, reliability, and other modern relevant metrics for computer systems

o Performance and power metrics
o Bottleneck identification and analysis
o Visualization

o General-purpose microprocessors
o Multi-threaded, multi-core and many-core architectures
o Memory and storage systems
o Accelerators and graphics processing units
o Embedded and mobile systems
o Enterprise systems and data centers
o Supercomputers
o Computer networks

o Software written in managed languages
o Virtualization and consolidation workloads
o Internet-sector workloads
o Embedded, multimedia, games, telepresence
o Bioinformatics, life sciences, security, biometrics

In addition to research papers, we also welcome tool papers. The conference is an ideal forum to publicize new tools to the community. Tool papers will be judged more so on their potentially wide impact and use than on their research contribution. Tools in any of the above fields of interest are eligible.

We also welcome papers that evaluate novel ideas and optimizations for computer systems. For serious consideration, such papers must provide insight, analysis, and conclusions that promote the community's understanding of the system itself and not just that of the specific optimization being considered.

A Best Paper award will be presented at the conference. 



Important Dates

Abstract due: September 17, 2010  

Full submissions due: September 26, 2010   NO EXTENSION

Rebuttal: November 22-30, 2010
Notification of acceptance: December 10, 2010
Final paper due: February 24, 2011