Call for Short Papers


Special Session in

11th International Symposium on High-Performance Computer Architecture (HPCA-11)

Palace Hotel,  San Francisco,  February 12-16, 2005

The 11th International Symposium on High-Performance Computer Architecture (HPCA-11) will include a special session with short papers on Industrial Perspectives on Challenges for Next-Generation Computer Systems. The objective of this session is to provide a unique forum for systems implementors to provide their perspective on problems that need to be addressed by the research community. The session will include a small number of short papers (approximately 6), selected based on depth and relevance to the HPCA audience.

Designers and developers involved in some aspect of industrial computer systems design and development are invited to submit a short paper describing new challenges, issues, and opportunities that need or can be addressed in the next-generation computer systems. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Authors are requested to submit their papers for review to the chair, Sanjay Patel ( on or before September 22th, 2004(Extended Deadline). Submissions should be PDF files that do not exceed 3,000 words, as final papers will be limited to 4 double-column pages. Authors will be notified of paper outcome on October 1st, 2004. Accepted papers will be printed in the HPCA Proceedings and the authors will present their work at the conference. Presentations will be posted on the conference website.

Sanjay Patel, Univ. of Illinois

Program Committee
David Albonesi, Cornell Univ.
Michel Dubois, Univ. of Southern California
Mary Jane Irwin, Pennsylvania State Univ.
James Smith, Univ. of Wisconsin
Josep Torrellas, Univ. of Illinois

Sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society TC on Computer Architecture.