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25th ACM Symposium on Parallelism in Algorithms and Architectures


25th ACM Symposium on Parallelism in Algorithms and Architectures

Submission Deadlines:
Abstracts: February 11 (11:59 pm EST)
Full papers: February 13 (11:59 pm EST)
These are firm deadlines. No extensions will be granted.
Notification: April 15
Camera-ready copy due: May 14

From the call for papers:

This year, SPAA is co-located with PODC. SPAA defines the term “parallel” broadly, encompassing any computational system that can perform multiple operations or tasks simultaneously. Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Parallel and Distributed Algorithms
  • Parallel and Distributed Data Structures
  • Green Computing and Power-Efficient Architectures
  • Management of Massive Data Sets
  • Parallel Complexity Theory
  • Parallel and Distributed Architectures
  • Multi-Core Architectures
  • Instruction Level Parallelism and VLSI
  • Compilers and Tools for Concurrent Programming
  • Supercomputer Architecture and Computing
  • Transactional Memory Hardware and Software
  • The Internet and the World Wide Web
  • Game Theory and Collaborative Learning
  • Routing and Information Dissemination
  • Resource Management and Awareness
  • Peer-to-Peer Systems
  • Mobile Ad-Hoc and Sensor Networks
  • Robustness, Self-Stabilization and Security
  • Synergy of Parallelism in Algorithms, Programming and Architecture

Montreal, Canada, July 23 – 25, 2013.

More details here

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Stanford announces 16 online courses


The university, which pioneered massive open online courses, unveils two new homegrown software platforms to host the courses.

An open-source platform called Class2Go

It is hosted on another new platform, Venture Lab,

 

list of fall quarter classes, with instructor, course title, start date and platform:

Andrew Ng, Machine Learning, Aug. 20, Coursera
https://www.coursera.org/course/ml

Dan Boneh, Cryptography, Aug. 27, Coursera
https://www.coursera.org/course/crypto

Keith Devlin, Introduction to Mathematical Thinking, Sept. 17, Coursera
https://www.coursera.org/course/maththink

Daphne Koller, Probabilistic Graphical Models, Sept. 24, Coursera
https://www.coursera.org/course/pgm

Scott Klemmer, Human-Computer Interaction, Sept. 24, Coursera
https://www.coursera.org/course/hci

Michael Genesereth, Introduction to Logic, Sept. 24, Coursera
https://www.coursera.org/course/intrologic

Dan McFarland, Organizational Analysis, Sept. 24, Coursera
https://www.coursera.org/course/organalysis

Kristin Sainani, Writing in the Sciences, Sept. 24, Coursera
https://www.coursera.org/course/sciwrite

Tim Roughgarden, Algorithms: Design and Analysis, Part 2, October, Coursera
https://www.coursera.org/course/algo2

Chuck Eesley, Technology Entrepreneurship, Fall, Venture Lab
http://venturelab.stanford.edu/venture

Tina Seelig, A Crash Course on Creativity, Fall, Venture Lab
http://venturelab.stanford.edu/creativity

Paul Kim, Designing a New Learning Environment, Fall, Venture Lab
http://venturelab.stanford.edu/education

Kay Giesecke, Finance, Fall, Venture Lab
http://venturelab.stanford.edu/finance

Clint Korver, Startup Boards: Advanced Entrepreneurship, Fall, Venture Lab
http://venturelab.stanford.edu/advanced_venture

Bruce Clemens, Solar Cells, Fuel Cells and Batteries, Oct. 8, Class2Go
http://solar.class.stanford.edu

Nick McKeown and Philip Levis, An Introduction to Computer Networks, Oct. 8, Class2Go
http://networking.class.stanford.edu

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