Call for Papers:

FCCM 2017

Final Submission Deadline
January 11, 2017

25th International IEEE Symposium on Field-Programmable Custom Computing Machines (FCCM)
Napa, CA USA
April 30-May 2, 2017

– Full Paper Submission Deadline: January 11, 2017 (extended)
– Short Paper Submission Deadline: January 18, 2017 (extended)
– Notification of Acceptance: March 1, 2017

The IEEE Symposium on Field Programmable Custom Computing Machines (FCCM) is the original and premier forum for presenting and discussing new research related to computing that exploits the unique features and capabilities of FPGAs and other reconfigurable hardware. For 25 years, FCCM has been the place to present papers on architectures, tools, and programming models for field programmable custom computing machines and applications that use such systems. Papers are solicited on the following topics related to Field Programmable Custom Computing Machines (FCCMs):

Abstractions, Architectures, and Programming Models:
– Novel reconfigurable architectures, including overlay architectures
– Architectures for high performance and/or low power computing
– Security enhancements for reconfigurable computing
– Volatile and non-volatile memory subsystems; stacked/hybrid memory cubes
– Clusters or large systems of reconfigurable devices

– Abstractions, programming models, and runtimes, including virtualization
– New languages and design frameworks for spatial or heterogeneous applications
– High-level synthesis and designer productivity in general
– Software-Defined-systems (SDN, SDR, frameworks for new domains)

– Run-time management of reconfigurable hardware
– System resilience/fault tolerance for reconfigurable hardware
– Evolvable, adaptable, or autonomous reconfigurable computing systems
– Security implications of run-time reconfiguration

– Applications built using new high level synthesis technologies
– Data center/cluster with reconfigurable applications
– New uses of run-time reconfiguration in applications-specific systems
– Applications that utilize reconfigurable technology for performance and efficiency
– Novel use of state-of-the-art commercial FPGAs

FCCM will accept 8-page papers for oral presentation and 4-page short papers for short oral and poster presentation. FCCM uses a double blind reviewing system. Manuscripts must not identify authors or their affiliations. An online submission link will be available on the FCCM website in late December. Papers should use the formatting template linked at the FCCM website.

Authors are encouraged to submit preliminary work using the 4-page format. This category is intended for new projects and early results. These submissions will be accepted one week later than the 8-page papers.

FCCM reviews submissions in two, separate streams: 8-page papers for oral presentation and 4-page papers for brief oral and poster presentation. Both appear in the published proceedings. All submissions are reviewed in English. Papers must meet the IEEE guidelines to be reviewed and published; links to templates are at the FCCM website.

FCCM 2017 will continue the tradition of having a best paper award. We will also invite the authors of the best papers to extend their work to be considered for publication in a special section of ACM’s Transactions on Reconfigurable Technology and Systems (TRETS) for FCCM 2017. Send in your best work for consideration!

General Chair: Jason D. Bakos, University of South Carolina
Program Chair: Ron Sass, UNC-Charlotte
Finance Chair: Ken Eguro, Microsoft Research
Publications Chair: Greg Stitt, University of Florida
Sponsorships Chair: Jan Gray, Gray Research LLC
Publicity Chair: Kyle Rupnow, UIUC
Exhibitions and Demo Night: Nachiket Kapre, University of Waterloo