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2020 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC)

The 2020 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2020) will be held in Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC), Toronto, Ontario, Canada. SMC 2020 is the flagship conference of the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society. It provides an international forum for researchers and practitioners to report most recent innovations and developments, summarize state-of-the-art, and exchange ideas and advances in all aspects of systems science and engineering, human machine systems, and cybernetics. Advances in these fields have increasing importance in the creation of intelligent environments involving technologies interacting with humans to provide an enriching experience and thereby improve quality of life. Papers related to the conference theme are solicited, including theories, methodologies, and emerging applications. Contributions to theory and practice, including but not limited to the following technical areas, are invited.


ICASSP 2020 - 2020 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP)

The ICASSP meeting is the world's largest and most comprehensive technical conference focused on signal processing and its applications. The conference will feature world-class speakers, tutorials, exhibits, and over 50 lecture and poster sessions.


2019 19th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing (CCGRID)

Cluster Computing, Grid Computing, Edge Computing, Cloud Computing, Parallel Computing, Distributed Computing


2019 21st International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology (ICACT)

With technically co-sponsored by IEEE ComSoc(Communications Society), IEEE ComSocCISTC(Communications & Information Security Technical Community), and IEEE ComSocONTC(Optical Networking Technical Community), the ICACT(International Conference onAdvanced Communications Technology) Conference has been providing an open forum forscholars, researchers, and engineers to the extensive exchange of information on newlyemerging technologies, standards, services, and applications in the area of the advancedcommunications technology. The conference official language is English. All the presentedpapers have been published in the Conference Proceedings, and posted on the ICACT Websiteand IEEE Xplore Digital Library since 2004. The honorable ICACT Out-Standing Paper Awardlist has been posted on the IEEE Xplore Digital Library also, and all the Out-Standing papersare subjected to the invited paper of the "ICACT Transactions on the Advanced Communications Technology" Journal issue by GIRI

  • 2018 20th International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology (ICACT)

    With technically co-sponsored by IEEE ComSoc(Communications Society), IEEE ComSoc CISTC(Communications & Information Security Technical Community), and IEEE ComSoc ONTC(Optical Networking Technical Community), the ICACT(International Conference on Advanced Communications Technology) Conference has been providing an open forum for scholars, researchers, and engineers to the extensive exchange of information on newly emerging technologies, standards, services, and applications in the area of the advanced communications technology. The conference official language is English. All the presented papers have been published in the Conference Proceedings, and posted on the ICACT Website and IEEE Xplore Digital Library since 2004. The honorable ICACT Out-Standing Paper Award list has been posted on the IEEE Xplore Digital Library also, and all the Out-Standing papers are subjected to the invited paper of the "ICACT Transactions on the Advanced Communications Technology" Journal issued by GIRI

  • 2017 19th International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology (ICACT)

    With technically co-sponsored by IEEE ComSoc(Communications Society), IEEE ComSoc CISTC(Communications & Information Security Technical Community), and IEEE ComSoc ONTC(Optical Networking Technical Community), the ICACT(International Conference on Advanced Communications Technology) Conference has been providing an open forum for scholars, researchers, and engineers to the extensive exchange of information on newly emerging technologies, standards, services, and applications in the area of the advanced communications technology. The conference official language is English. All the presented papers have been published in the Conference Proceedings, and posted on the ICACT Website and IEEE Xplore Digital Library since 2004. The honorable ICACT Out-Standing Paper Award list has been posted on the IEEE Xplore Digital Library also, and all the Out-Standing papers are subjected to the invited paper of the "ICACT Transactions on the Advanced Communications Technology" Journal issued by

  • 2016 18th International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology (ICACT)

    With technically co-sponsored by IEEE ComSoc(Communications Society), IEEE ComSoc CISTC(Communications & Information Security Technical Community), and IEEE ComSoc ONTC(Optical Networking Technical Community), the ICACT(International Conference on Advanced Communications Technology) Conference has been providing an open forum for scholars, researchers, and engineers to the extensive exchange of information on newly emerging technologies, standards, services, and applications in the area of the advanced communications technology. The conference official language is English. All the presented papers have been published in the Conference Proceedings, and posted on the ICACT Website and IEEE Xplore Digital Library since 2004. The honorable ICACT Out-Standing Paper Award list has been posted on the IEEE Xplore Digital Library also, and all the Out-Standing papers are subjected to the invited paper of the "ICACT Transactions on the Advanced Communications Technology" Journal issued by GiRI.

  • 2015 17th International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology (ICACT)

    With technically co-sponsored by IEEE ComSoc(Communications Society), IEEE ComSoc CISTC(Communications & Information Security Technical Community), and IEEE ComSoc ONTC(Optical Networking Technical Community), the ICACT(International Conference on Advanced Communications Technology) Conference has been providing an open forum for scholars, researchers, and engineers to the extensive exchange of information on newly emerging technologies, standards, services, and applications in the area of the advanced communications technology. The conference official language is English. All the presented papers have been published in the Conference Proceedings, and posted on the ICACT Website and IEEE Xplore Digital Library since 2004. The honorable ICACT Out-Standing Paper Award list has been posted on the IEEE Xplore Digital Library also, and all the Out-Standing papers are subjected to the invited paper of the "ICACT Transactions on the Advanced Communications Technology" Journal issued by GiRI.

  • 2014 16th International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology (ICACT)

    Technology, service, architecture, strategy, and policy in newly emerging system, standard, service, and variety of application on the area of telecommunications. ICACT 2014 provides an open forum for scholar, researcher, engineer, policy maker, network planner, and service provider in the advanced communication technologies.

  • 2013 15th International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology (ICACT)

    Technology, standard, service, architecture, strategy, and policy in newly emerging systems and a variety of applications in the area of communications. ICACT2013 provides an open forum for scholar, researcher, engineer, policy maker, network planner, and service provider in the advanced communications technologies.

  • 2012 14th International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology (ICACT)

    Technology, service, architecture, strategy, and policy in newly emerging systems, standards, service, and a variety of applications in the area of telecommunicatons. ICACT 2012 provides an open forum for scholars, researchers, engineers, policy makers, network planners, and service providers in the advanced communication technologies.

  • 2011 13th International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology (ICACT)

    International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology (ICACT) provides an open forum for researchers, engineers, policy, network planners, and service providers in the advanced communication technologies. Extensive exchange of information will be provided on newly emerging systems, standards, services, and variety of applications on the area of telecommunications.

  • 2010 12th International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology (ICACT)

    ICACT is an annual conference providing an open forum for researchers, engineers, network planners, and service providers in telecommunications. Extensive exchange of information will be provided on newly emerging systems, standards, services, and variety of applications in the area of telecommunications.

  • 2009 11th International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology (ICACT)

    ICACT is an annual conference providing an open forum for researchers, engineers, network planners, and service providers in telecommunications. Extensive exchange of information will be provided on newly emerging systems, standards, services, and variety of applications in the area of telecommunications.

  • 2008 10th International Conference Advanced Communication Technology (ICACT)

  • 2007 9th International Conference Advanced Communication Technology (ICACT)

  • 2006 8th International Conference Advanced Communication Technology (ICACT)

  • 2005 7th International Conference Advanced Communication Technology (ICACT)

  • 2004 6th International Conference Advanced Communication Technology (ICACT)


2019 42nd International Convention on Information and Communication Technology, Electronics and Microelectronics (MIPRO)

Computer in Technical Systems, Intelligent Systems, Distributed Computing and VisualizationSystems, Communication Systems, Information Systems Security, Digital Economy, Computersin Education, Microelectronics, Electronic Technology, Education


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Automatic Control, IEEE Transactions on

The theory, design and application of Control Systems. It shall encompass components, and the integration of these components, as are necessary for the construction of such systems. The word `systems' as used herein shall be interpreted to include physical, biological, organizational and other entities and combinations thereof, which can be represented through a mathematical symbolism. The Field of Interest: shall ...


Communications Letters, IEEE

Covers topics in the scope of IEEE Transactions on Communications but in the form of very brief publication (maximum of 6column lengths, including all diagrams and tables.)


Computer

Computer, the flagship publication of the IEEE Computer Society, publishes peer-reviewed technical content that covers all aspects of computer science, computer engineering, technology, and applications. Computer is a resource that practitioners, researchers, and managers can rely on to provide timely information about current research developments, trends, best practices, and changes in the profession.


Computers, IEEE Transactions on

Design and analysis of algorithms, computer systems, and digital networks; methods for specifying, measuring, and modeling the performance of computers and computer systems; design of computer components, such as arithmetic units, data storage devices, and interface devices; design of reliable and testable digital devices and systems; computer networks and distributed computer systems; new computer organizations and architectures; applications of VLSI ...


Distributed Systems Online, IEEE

After nine years of publication, DS Online will be moving into a new phase as part of Computing Now (http://computingnow.computer.org), a new website providing the front end to all of the Computer Society's magazines. As such, DS Online will no longer be publishing standalone peer-reviewed articles.


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State of the Art in Distributed File Systems: Increasing Performance

2011 Second Eastern European Regional Conference on the Engineering of Computer Based Systems, 2011

Need of storing huge amounts of data has grown over the past years. The data should be stored for future reuse or for sharing among users. Data files can be stored on a local file system or on a distributed file system. A distributed file system provides many advantages such as reliability, scalability, security, etc. This paper shows new trends ...


HyCache: A User-Level Caching Middleware for Distributed File Systems

2013 IEEE International Symposium on Parallel & Distributed Processing, Workshops and Phd Forum, 2013

One of the bottlenecks of distributed file systems deals with mechanical hard drives (HDD). Although solid-state drives (SSD) have been around since the 1990's, HDDs are still dominant due to large capacity and relatively low cost. Hybrid hard drives with a small built-in SSD cache does not meet the need of a large variety of workloads. This paper proposes a ...


Design and Implementation of a Non-Shared Metadata Server Cluster for Large Distributed File Systems

International Symposium on Computer Science and its Applications, 2008

Most of large-scale distributed file systems decouple metadata operation from reading or writing operation for a file. In other words, certain servers named metadata server (MDS) is responsible for maintaining the metadata information of file systems. But, mostly the existing file systems are used are strictive metadata management technique, because those systems mostly designed to focus a distributed management of ...


The Load Rebalancing Problem in Distributed File Systems

2012 IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing, 2012

Distributed file systems (DFS) are key building blocks for cloud computing applications based on the MapReduce programming paradigm. In such file systems, nodes simultaneously serve computing and storage functions, a file is partitioned into a number of chunks allocated in distinct nodes so that MapReduce tasks can be performed in parallel over the nodes. However, in a cloud computing environment, ...


The Development of a Utility of Assessing the Performance Impact of Shared/Distributed File Systems and Database Interactions in High-Performance Simulations

2006 HPCMP Users Group Conference (HPCMP-UGC'06), 2006

We present the development of a tool for analyzing the interactions between parallel/distributed file systems and databases in a Linux cluster environment. We begin with an overview of existing file system and database technology. We then discuss the actual design of the tool. A sample set of results on a small Linux cluster using NFS and Postgres are presented and ...


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IEEE-USA E-Books

  • State of the Art in Distributed File Systems: Increasing Performance

    Need of storing huge amounts of data has grown over the past years. The data should be stored for future reuse or for sharing among users. Data files can be stored on a local file system or on a distributed file system. A distributed file system provides many advantages such as reliability, scalability, security, etc. This paper shows new trends in these systems with a focus on increasing performance. These include the organization of data and metadata storage, usage of caching, and design of replication algorithms.

  • HyCache: A User-Level Caching Middleware for Distributed File Systems

    One of the bottlenecks of distributed file systems deals with mechanical hard drives (HDD). Although solid-state drives (SSD) have been around since the 1990's, HDDs are still dominant due to large capacity and relatively low cost. Hybrid hard drives with a small built-in SSD cache does not meet the need of a large variety of workloads. This paper proposes a middleware that manages the underlying heterogeneous storage devices in order to allow distributed file systems to leverage the SSD performance while leveraging the capacity of HDD. We design and implement a user-level file system, HyCache, that can offer SSD- like performance at a cost similar to a HDD. We show how HyCache can be used to improve performance in distributed file systems, such as the Hadoop HDFS. Experiments show that HyCache achieves up to 7X higher throughput and 76X higher IOPS than Linux Ext4 file system, and can accelerate HDFS by 28% at 32-node scales (compared to vanilla HDFS).

  • Design and Implementation of a Non-Shared Metadata Server Cluster for Large Distributed File Systems

    Most of large-scale distributed file systems decouple metadata operation from reading or writing operation for a file. In other words, certain servers named metadata server (MDS) is responsible for maintaining the metadata information of file systems. But, mostly the existing file systems are used are strictive metadata management technique, because those systems mostly designed to focus a distributed management of data and an input/output performance rather than the metadata. In this paper, we present a new non-shared metadata management technique in order to provide flexible metadata throughput and scalability. First, we introduce a new metadata distribution technique called dictionary partitions (DP). Then, we introduce load distribution technique based DP. In addition, we demonstrate the superiority of our technique with shared metadata management technique.

  • The Load Rebalancing Problem in Distributed File Systems

    Distributed file systems (DFS) are key building blocks for cloud computing applications based on the MapReduce programming paradigm. In such file systems, nodes simultaneously serve computing and storage functions, a file is partitioned into a number of chunks allocated in distinct nodes so that MapReduce tasks can be performed in parallel over the nodes. However, in a cloud computing environment, failure is the norm, and nodes may be upgraded, replaced, and added in the system. Files can also be dynamically created, deleted, and appended. This results in load imbalance, that is, the file chunks are not distributed as uniformly as possible in the nodes. Although distributed load balancing algorithms exist in the literature to deal with the load imbalance problem, emerging DFSs in production systems strongly depend on a central node for chunk reallocation. This dependence is clearly inadequate in a large-scale, failure-prone environment because the central load balancer is put under considerable workload that is linearly scaled with the system size, and may thus become the performance bottleneck and the single point of failure. In this paper, we illustrate and define the load rebalancing problem in cloud DFSs. We advocate file systems in clouds shall incorporate decentralized load rebalancing algorithms to eliminate the performance bottleneck and the single point of failure. Simulation results for a potential distributed load balancing algorithm are illustrated. The performance of our proposal implemented in the Hadoop distributed file system is also demonstrated.

  • The Development of a Utility of Assessing the Performance Impact of Shared/Distributed File Systems and Database Interactions in High-Performance Simulations

    We present the development of a tool for analyzing the interactions between parallel/distributed file systems and databases in a Linux cluster environment. We begin with an overview of existing file system and database technology. We then discuss the actual design of the tool. A sample set of results on a small Linux cluster using NFS and Postgres are presented and analyzed by way of a demonstration and discussion of how this utility may be used for performance assessment

  • A General-Purpose Architecture for Replicated Metadata Services in Distributed File Systems

    A large class of modern distributed file systems treat metadata services as an independent system component, separately from data servers. The availability of the metadata service is key to the availability of the overall system. Given the high rates of failures observed in large-scale data centers, distributed file systems usually incorporate high-availability (HA) features. A typical approach in the development of distributed file systems is to design and develop metadata services from the ground up, at significant cost in terms of complexity and time, often leading to functional shortcomings. Our motivation in this paper was to improve on this state of things by defining a general-purpose architecture for HA metadata services (which we call RMS) that can be easily incorporated and reused in new or existing file systems, reducing development time. Taking two prominent distributed file systems as case studies, PVFS and HDFS, we developed RMS variants that improve on functional shortcomings of the original HA solutions, while being easy to build and test. Our extensive evaluation of the RMS variant of HDFS shows that it does not incur an overall performance or availability penalty compared to the original implementation.

  • The Performance Study on Several Distributed File Systems

    With the development of cloud computing, the distributed file systems are getting more and more attention. In this paper, we introduce the concept and the features of the distributed file system, and analyse several popular systems, such as Hadoop, Moosefs and Lustre. Especially, the tested performance comparison of these systems is given. Finally, we propose the research trends in the future.

  • Name transparency in very large scale distributed file systems

    Previous distributed file systems have relied either on convention or on obtaining dynamic global agreement to provide network transparent file naming. The authors argue that neither approach can succeed as systems scale to the kind of size that is anticipated in the current decade. They propose instead a novel name-mapping scheme which relies on a fragmented, selectively replicated name translation database. Updates to the naming database are coordinated by an optimistic concurrency control strategy with automatic propagation and reconciliation. A prototype of the name-mapping mechanism has been implemented and is in use in the Ficus replicated file system.<<ETX>>

  • An efficient cache management scheme for accessing small files in Distributed File Systems

    Recently, the analysis of small files is required to provide individual users with the latest information and optimized services. In this paper, we propose a distributed cache management scheme that considers cache metadata for efficient accesses of small files in Hadoop Distributed File Systems (HDFS). The proposed scheme can reduce the number of metadata managed by a Name Node since many small files are merged and stored in a chunk. It also reduces unnecessary accesses by keeping the requested files using clients and the caches of data nodes and by synchronizing the metadata in client caches according to communication cycles.

  • Flexible user-definable performance of name resolution operations in distributed file systems

    We propose a mechanism for improving the performance of name resolution operations in distributed file systems. The mechanism is based on the idea of reducing the number of message exchanges required for the resolution of a particular file name. In this mechanism, users are given the flexibility to dynamically define and change their performance requirements for the various file names being used by them.<<ETX>>



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