Submitted by Byeong Kil Lee
2014 IEEE International Symposium on Performance Analysis of Systems and
Software (ISPASS 2014)
March 23-25, 2014
Monterey, CA

Call for Participation:
The 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Performance Analysis of Systems and
Software is sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society’s Technical Committee on
Internet, Technical Committee on Computer Architecture,
and Technical Committee on Microprogramming and Microarchitecture.

***** Early Registration deadline is March 1st, 2014 at 5PM Pacific *****

[ Keynotes ]
Keynote I. Bridging the Energy-Efficiency Gap in a Future of Massive Data
Prof. Fred Chong (University of California, Santa Barbara)

Keynote II. Life Lessons and Datacenter Performance Analysis
Dr. Amer Diwan (Google)

[ Program ]
Session 1: Best Paper Nominees
BarrierPoint: Sampled Simulation of Multi-threaded Applications
Sources of Error in Full-System Simulation
Exploiting Spatial Architectures for Edit Distance Algorithms
A Top Down Method for Performance Analysis and Counters Architecture

Session 2: Applications and Benchmarks
Moby: A Mobile Benchmark Suite for Architectural Simulators
The Design Space of Ultra-low Energy Asymmetric Cryptography
Optimized Hardware for Suboptimal Software: The Case for SIMD-aware Benchmarks

Session 3: Analytical and Statistical Models
Applying the Roofline Model
Extending Statistical Cache Models to Support Detailed Pipeline Simulators
Modeling Cache Coherence Misses on Multicore

Session 4: Simulators
Manifold: A Parallel Simulation Framework for Multicore Systems
PriME: A Parallel and Distributed Simulator for Thousand-Core Chips

Poster Session
A Study on Mobile Device Utilizations
Steps Towards Wider Use of Concurrency Code Patterns
ParTejas: A Parallel Simulator for Multicore Processors
Diamond: An Integrated Performance and Power Simulator for Large Scale Multicores
Weighted-Tuple Synchronization for Parallel Architecture Simulators
Accelerating Network-on-Chip Simulation via Sampling
A Case for Resource Efficient Prefetching in Multicores
Evaluating Trace Aggregation through Entropy Measures for Performance
Visualization of Large Distributed Systems
Reverse Engineering of Cache Replacement Policies in Intel Microprocessors and
Their Evaluation
Energy Introspector: A Parallel, Composable Framework for Integrated
Power-Reliability-Thermal Modeling for Multicore Architectures
Characterizing the Latency Hiding Ability of GPUs

Session 5: Online Profiling
A Software Based Profiling Method for Obtaining Speedup Stacks on Commodity
MIAMI: A Framework for Application Performance Diagnosis
Quality Time: A Simple Online Technique for Quantifying Multicore Execution
Variability of Data Dependences and Control Flow

Session 6: Cache and Memory Systems
NDC: Analyzing the Impact of 3D-Stacked Memory+Logic Devices on MapReduce
Simulating DRAM controllers for future system architecture exploration
Energy-Efficient Reconfigurable Cache Architectures for Accelerator-Enabled
Embedded Systems

Session 7: GPUs
GPU-Qin: A Methodology for Evaluating the Error Resilience of GPGPU Applications
Understanding the Tradeoffs between Software-Managed vs. Hardware-Managed Caches
in GPUs

[ Tutorial ]
GPUWattch (morning)
CloudSuite (afternoon)

[ Workshop ]
Fastpath ( full day workshop)

[ Registration ]
Online Registration:
Early Registration deadline is March 1st, 2014 at 5PM Pacific.

[ Hotel Information ]
ISPASS 2014 will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Monterey, California
Please use the following link to register for the hotel:
Note: The hotel registration cutoff is March 1st at 5PM (Pacific).

[ NSF Travel Support for Eligible Students ]
The deadline for submitting travel funding applications is March 1st. Please
send them by email to the Student Travel Grant Chair, Carole-Jean Wu
( Use the subject line “ISPASS 2014 Student Travel Grant

[ Visas for Travel to U.S. ]
If you require an invitation letter for purposes of a visa application, please
send an email with your name, email address, mailing address, IEEE member number
(if any), the ID of the paper you are presenting (if any) and a copy of your
registration confirmation to Suzanne Rivoire, the Registration Chair at

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