International Workshop on Advanced Technologies of Cloud Computing 

in conjunction with the 42nd International Conference on Parallel Processing

October 4, 2013 Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon, Lyon, France


Workshop Goal:

Cloud Computing has many concerns from both industry and academia. A huge number of researches were proposed to provide users with flexible services with massive computing and storage resources in a transparent manner. However, there is some performance gap between cloud computing and the traditional HPC environments. Therefore, the performance of running the high performance applications in clouds comparing with the traditional HPC infrastructure should be a concern. In addition, in order to support high reliability service, the security, privacy and reliability provided by the services in the cloud must be well designed and established.

The 2013 Workshop on Advanced Technologies of Cloud Computing is the result of a merger of the two conferences in the field: CloudSec and CloudTech-HPC. The workshop involves the novel system architecture construction and design, tuning of software environment, theoretical analysis, emerging applications, experimental studies, construction of mathematical models and numerical solution techniques for solving scientific, social scientific, engineering problems, and social impacts of Cloud Computing.

The goal of this workshop is to bring together researchers and practitioners in cloud technologies for high performance computing and the latest developments and technical solutions concerning various aspects of security issues in Cloud Computing. The workshop also welcomes short papers related to Security in Cloud Computing, which summarize speculative breakthroughs, work-in-progress, industry featured projects, open problems, new application challenges, visionary ideas, and preliminary studies. Please join us in a discussion of new ideas, experiences, and the latest trends in these areas at the workshop.


Workshop Scope:

This workshop provides a forum, with paper presentations for researchers, practitioners and users to exchange ideas and to share experiences in order to lay the foundations for cloud technologies in high performance computing and security in cloud computing. All papers related to cloud technologies for high performance computing and security in cloud computing are welcome. We cordially invite presenters to submit manuscripts for any application domain as long as the core of the manuscript belongs to, but not limited to, the following topics:

  •    Cloud technologies in high performance computing
  • Virtualization techniques for HPC clusters
  • Virtualization techniques for GPU and multicore systems
  • Performance evaluation of HPC clouds
  • HPC Cloud-based services and applications
  • Scalable fault resilience techniques for HPC clouds
  • Scalable scheduling for HPC clouds
  • Programming models for HPC clouds
  • Load balancing for HPC clouds
  • Resource provisioning for HPC clouds
  • Optimal deployment configuration for HPC clouds
  • Middleware frameworks for HPC clouds
  • Auditing and monitoring for HPC clouds
  • HPC cloud infrastructure
  • Modeling, and Optimizations
  • I/O of HPC applications
  • Remote Visualization
  • Database in cloud computing
  •    Security in cloud computing
    • Security model for new services
    • Security in Cloud-aware web service
    • Information hiding/encryption in Cloud Computing
    • Copyright protection in the Cloud
    • Securing distributed data storage in cloud
    • Privacy and security in Cloud Computing
    • Forensics in Cloud environments
    • Robust network architecture
    • Cloud Infrastructure Security
    • Intrusion detection/prevention
    • Denial-of-Service (DoS) attacks and defense
    • Robust job scheduling
    • Secure resource allocation and indexing
    • Secure payment for Cloud-aware services
    • User authentication in Cloud-aware services
    • Non-Repudiation solutions in the Cloud
    • Security for emerging Cloud programming models
    • Performance evaluation for security solutions
    • Testbed/Simulators for Cloud security research
    • Detection and prevention of hardware Trojans
    • Security hardware, i.e. hardware for encryption, etc.

Papers submission

 "The published papers will be available at the conference in CD format, and will be submitted to the IEEE CS Digital Library."
Paper submissions should be IEEE standard double-column formatted with a font size 10 pt or larger. Each paper is strictly limited to 10 pages in length. Submissions should represent original, substantive research results. See the conference website for electronic paper submission instructions, as follows:
 The final camera-ready paper has to be revised by the author(s) according to reviewers’ comments before sending to the workshop organizers. The online submission site  as follows:


The important dates are as follows:

Submission Deadline:    March 08, 2013  Final extended to May 15

Authors Notification:      June 14, 2013

Camera ready Due:         July 12, 2013


10:30-13:00 Friday, October 4
Session chair : TBA
10:30 Min-Xiou Chen, and Kuo-Le Mei, "Mechanism of Automatic Deployment for Virtual Network Environment".
11:00 Chia-Hui Liu, Fong-Qi Lin, Tzer-Long Chen, Chih-Sheng Chen, Han-Yu Lin, Yu-Fang Chung and Tzer-Shyong Chen, "Secure PHR Access Control Scheme for Healthcare Application Clouds".
11:30 Kao-Ling Hu, Pao-Lien Lai, and Hong-Chun Hsu, "Cycles embedding of twisted cubes".
12:00 Tao-Ku Chang, "A Secure Cloud-based Payment Model for M-Commerce".
Workshop Organizers’ Information:

Steering Committee:

Rajkumar Buyya, University of Melbourne, Australia
Franck Cappello, INRIA & UIUC, France
Ruay-Shiung Chang, National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan
Yeh-Ching Chung, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
Kai Hwang, University of Southern California, USA

General co-Chairs:

Yu Chen, State University of New York-Binghamton University, USA
Ren-Hung Hwang, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan
Manish Parashar, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA

Program co-Chairs:

Noor (Norman) Ahmed, Air Force Research Laboratory, USA
Min-Xiou Chen, National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan
Wei-Shinn Ku, Auburn University, USA
Sheng-Lung Peng, National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan

Program Committee

Rajdeep Bhowmik, Cisco Systems, Inc., USA
Christophe Cerin, University of Paris XIII, France
Yue-Shan Chang, National Taipei of University, Taiwan
Beniamino Di Martino, Seconda Universita' di Napoli, Italy
Patrick Fu, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Taiwan
Paolo Gasti, University of California, Irvine, USA
Jizhong Han, Chinese Academy of Science, China
Ching-Hsien (Robert) Hsu, Chung Hua University, Taiwan
Changhoon Lee, Hanshin University, Korea
Pengfeng Liu, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Siani Pearson, Hewlett-Packard, UK                         
Chunming Rong, University of Stavanger, Norway
Cho-Li Wang, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Ziegler Wolfgang, Fraunhofer-Institute SCAI, Germany 
Chao-Tung Yang, Tunghai University, Taiwan         
Makoto Yoshida, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan
Xiangfei Zhu, Yahoo! Inc., USA
Deqing Zou, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China