The 31st IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC 2012)

December 1 — December 3, 2012

Austin, Texas, USA

The International Performance, Computing, and Communications Conference is a premier IEEE conference presenting research in the performance of computer and communication systems. For more than 30 years, IPCCC has been a research forum for academic, industrial, and government researchers. We encourage submission of high-quality papers reporting original work in both theoretical and experimental research areas. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Cache, Memory, and Disk Storage Systems
  • Data Centers and Cloud Computing
  • Embedded Systems
  • Fundamental Theory and Algorithms
  • Internet Services and Network Management
  • Mobile Ad Hoc, Sensor and Mesh Networks
  • Multi- and Single-Core Processor Architecture
  • Network Data Mining
  • Network Information Assurance and Security
  • Network Protocols
  • Online Social Network Analysis
  • Parallel and Distributed Systems
  • Performance Evaluation and Modeling
  • Performance Tools and Techniques
  • Ubiquitous Computing
  • Wireless Communication and Networks
  • Workload Characterization and its Impact on Architecture Design

FULL PAPERS: Full paper submissions may not exceed 10 pages in length.

Please see the IEEE formatting instruction for details: . All papers will be reviewed by the Technical Program Committee. They will be judged with respect to their quality, originality, and relevance. Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, conditional upon the author’s advance registration and attendance at the conference.

POSTERS: We welcome submissions of poster applications in the form of a two-page extended abstract in PDF format. A subset of full paper submissions will also be invited to the IEEE IPCCC Poster Session.

Accepted extended abstracts will be included in the conference proceedings.

WORKSHOPS AND PANELS: Proposals for panel sessions and workshops are welcome. Please contact the Workshop Chair for details.

A special issue of the Journal of Communications ( will be organized after this conference.  Authors of outstanding papers from the conference will be invited to submit extended versions of their papers to the special issue.

Important Dates

Workshop and Panel Proposal Due June 22, 2012
Conference Paper Submissions Due August 24, 2012
Student Extended Abstracts Due August 24, 2012
Paper Acceptance Notification September 30, 2012
Camera-Ready Manuscript Due October 22, 2012

Organizing Committee

General Chairs

  • Chengkai Li, University of Texas at Arlington, USA
  • Youtao Zhang, University of Pittsburgh, USA

Program Chairs

  • Song Fu, University of North Texas, USA
  • Xiao Qin, Auburn University, USA

Poster Chair

  • Jia Rao, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, USA

Workshop Chair

  • Qunfeng Dong, University of Science and Technology of China, China

Publications Chair

  • Zhiqiang Lin, University of Texas at Dallas, USA

Publicity Chair

  • Mea Wang, University of Calgary, Canada

Web Chair

  • Neil Nelson, Samsung, USA

Financial Chair

  • Nasr Ullah, Samsung, USA

Registration Chair

  • Jack Chen, Cisco, USA