International Conference on High Performance Computing

December 18-21, 1997
Bangalore, India

cosponsored by:

IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Parallel Processing

Held in Cooperation with:

Supercomputer Education and Research Centre, India
Centre for Development of Advanced Computing(C-DAC), India
CSIR Centre for Mathematical Modelling and Computer Simulation, India
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India
Indian Institutes of Technology.

This is the fourth annual international meeting on high performance computing to be organized in India. It will serve as a forum to present current work by researchers from around the world as well as highlight activities in Asia in the high performance computing area.

The meeting will emphasize both design and analysis of high performance computing systems and their scientific, engineering, and commercial applications. In addition to technical sessions of contributed paper presentations, the conference will offer invited presentations, a poster/presentation session, tutorials, vendor presentations, and exhibits.


Viktor K. Prasanna
University of Southern California
EEB 244
Los Angeles, CA 90089-2562, USA
Fax: +1 (213) 740 4418

N. Balakrishnan
Supercomputer Education and Research Centre
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 560012, India
Fax: +91 (80) 334 6638


D.N. Jayasimha
Intel Corporation

Vijay P. Bhatkar
Centre for Development of Advanced Computing, India

Arvind, MIT
Vijay Bhatkar, C-DAC
Wen-Tsuen Chen, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
Yoo Kun Cho, Seoul National University, Korea
Michel Cosnard, Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon, France
Jose Duato, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
Ian Foster, Argonne National Labs.
Anoop Gupta, Stanford University
Louis Hertzberger, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Chris Jesshope, Massey University, New Zealand
David Kahaner, Asian Technology Information Program, Japan
Guojie Li, National Research Center for Intelligent Computing Systems, China
Miroslaw Malek, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
Lionel Ni, Michigan State University
S.S. Oberoi, Dept. of Electronics, Government of India
Lalit M. Patnaik, Indian Institute of Science
Viktor K. Prasanna, USC, Chair
Jose Rolim, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Sartaj Sahni, University of Florida
Assaf Schuster, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Vaidy Sunderam, Emory University
Satish Tripathi, University of Maryland
David Walker, Oak Ridge National Labs.
K.S. Yajnik, Yajnik and Associates
Albert Y. Zomaya, University of Western Australia


R.K. Bagga
Computer and Information Centre
D R D L, Hyderabad
N. Balakrishnan
Supercomputer Education and Research Centre,
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Ashok Desai
Silicon Graphics Systems (India) Private Ltd.
H. K. Kaura
Bhabha Atomic Research Center
Hans H. Krafka
Siemens Communication Software Ltd.
Ashish Mahadwar
Microland Ltd.
Pradeep Marwaha
Cray Research International Inc.
Susanta Misra
Motorola India Electronics Ltd.
Sridhar Mitta
WIPRO Limited.
Som Mittal
Digital Equipment (India) Ltd.
B. V. Naidu
Software Technology Park.
N. R. Narayana Murthy
Infosys Technologies Ltd.
S. V. Raghavan
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.
V. Rajaraman
Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
S. Ramadorai
Tata Consultancy Services, Bombay.
S. Ramani
National Center for Software Technology, Bombay.
Uday Shukla
Tata Information Systems Ltd., Bangalore.
U. N. Sinha
NAL, Bangalore.
M. Vidyasagar
Center for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics(CAIR), Bangalore.
G. Vijayaraghavan
Technopark, Trivandrum


A.K.P. Nambiar
C-DAC, Bangalore

Ajay Gupta
Western Michigan University

Kalluri Eswar
Informix Software, Inc.


Proposals are solicited for tutorials to be held at the meeting. Interested individuals should submit a proposal by June 3, 1997 to Vice General Chair.
It should include a brief description of the intended audience, a lecture outline and vita for lecturer(s).


Companies and R & D laboratories are encouraged to present their exhibits at the meeting. In addition, a full day of vendor presentations is planned. For details, companies are encouraged to contact the Exhibits Chair by August 31, 1997.


S.K. Nandy
Supercomputer Education and Research Centre
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore 560012, India
Fax: +91 (80) 334 6648
Vox: +91 (80) 334 1811


Several awards will be presented at the meeting. These are sponsored by companies operating in India:
Distinguished Speaker Awards:
These awards, sponsored by ITL Infosys Technologies, Sun Microsystems,
and United Business Machines will be presented to keynote speakers.

Best Paper Awards:
These awards, sponsored by Digital Equipment (India), will be awarded to outstanding contributed papers in the Systems, Algorithms, and Applications areas.

Student Fellowships:
Silicon Graphics Systems (India) is sponsoring these fellowships to students at academic institutions within India to participate in the meeting. For details contact the Fellowships Chair.

C.P. Ravikumar
Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi


Authors are invited to submit original unpublished manuscripts that demonstrate current research in all areas of high performance computing including design and analysis of parallel and distributed systems and their applications in scientific, engineering, and commercial areas.
Topics of interest include but are not limited to:
* Parallel Algorithms
* Scientific Computation
* Parallel Architectures
* Visualization
* Parallel Languages & Compilers
* Network Based Computing
* Distributed Systems
* Signal & Image Processing Systems
* Programming Environments
* Supercomputing Applications
* Memory Systems
* Internet and WWW-based Computing

To submit a paper, send a summary of your work (not to exceed ten double spaced pages including figures, tables, and references) to the Program Chair.

Electronic form of submission (postscript format) is preferred.
Electronic submissions should be sent to
Mail/Fax submissions will also be considered.
Hard copy (five copies) and fax (one copy) submissions should be sent to the program chair at the address/fax number given below.
In addition to the summary, please include a cover page listing your postal address, e-mail address, telephone and fax numbers, and the name and address of the person who will present the work, if accepted. All manuscripts will be reviewed. To be considered, the summary and the cover page must be received by April 10, 1997. Notification of accept/reject decisions will be mailed by June 30, 1997. Camera-ready papers are due August 1, 1997. Proceedings will be published by the IEEE Computer Society and will also be available on the Web.


Sartaj Sahni
CISE Department, CSE 301
PO Box 116120
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
Fax: +1 (352) 392 1220 Internet:


Mary Jane Irwin
Pennsylvania State University

Kai Hwang
University of Hong Kong

Jose D.P. Rolim
University of Geneva

Bhabani Sinha
Indian Statistical Institute

Albert Zomaya
The University of Western Australia


Mikhail J. Atallah, Purdue University
Cevdet Aykanat, Bilkent University, Turkey
Raminder S. Bajwa, Semiconductor Research Laboratory, Hitachi America Ltd.
Silvano P.V. Barros, University of London, United Kingdom
Bhargab B. Bhattacharya, Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta, India
Moreshwar R. Bhujade, Indian Institute of Technology, Powai Mumbai, India
Chita R. Das, Pennsylvania State University
Sajal Das, University of North Texas
Eliezer Dekel, IBM Haifa Research Lab, Israel
Matam Advanced Technology Center, Israel
Hossam ElGindy, University of Newcastle, Australia
Fikret Ercal, University of Missouri, Rolla
Afonso Ferreira, Technical University of Nova Scotia, Canada
Pierre Fraigniaud, Laboratoire de l'Informatique du Parallelisme, France
Sharad Gavali, NASA
Kanad Ghose, State University of New York, Binghamton
R.K. Ghosh, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India
Mounir Hamdi, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
Oscar Ibarra, University of California, Santa Barbara
S. Sitharama Iyengar, Louisiana State University
Chris Jesshope, Massey University, New Zealand
Anand Kumar, CSIR Centre for Mathematical Modelling and
Computer Simulation, India
C.P. Ravi Kumar, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India
J. Mohan Kumar, Curtin University of Technology, Australia
Alberto Marchetti-Spaccamela, University of Rome, Italy
Graham M. Megson, University of Reading, United Kingdom
Krishnendu Mukhopadhyaya, Jadavpur University, India
Stephan Olariu, Old Dominion University
A. Yavuz Oruc, University of Maryland at College Park
David Padua, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
C. Pandu Rangan, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India
Murray Pearson, University of Waikato, New Zealand
Sanguthevar Rajasekaran, University of Florida
N. Ranganathan, University of South Florida
Sanjay Ranka, University of Florida
Arnold L. Rosenberg, University of Massachusetts
Catherine Roucairol, University of Versailles, France
Assaf Schuster, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
R.K. Shyamasundar, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bombay, India
Ramesh Sitaraman, University of Massachusetts
Gurindar Sohi, University of Wisconsin
Pat Teller, University of Texas at El Paso
Rajeev Thakur, Argonne National Laboratory
Marian Vajtersic, University of Salzburg, Austria
Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia
Mateo Valero, Universidad Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain
Toshitsugu Yuba, University of Electro-Communications, Japan
Chung-Kwong Yuen, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Emilio L. Zapata, University of Malaga, Spain

In addition to parallel sessions of contributed papers, a plenary poster/presentation session emphasising novel applications of high performance computing is planned. This session will be held concurrently with a reception followed by a dinner. It will offer a brief presentation time for each poster and will be followed by a walk-up and talk setting. For details contact the Poster/Presentation Chair.

Prith Banerjee
Northwestern Univeristy



Viktor K. Prasanna
University of Southern California

N. Balakrishnan
Supercomputer Education and Research Centre


D.N. Jayasimha
Intel Corporation


Sartaj Sahni
University of Florida


S.K. Nandy
Indian Institute of Science


The advance program will be available in July 1997. Check for updated information.

April 10, 1997 Conference Paper Due
June 3, 1997 Tutorial Proposal Due
June 30, 1997 Notification of Acceptance/Rejection
August 1, 1997 Camera-Ready Paper Due