First International Workshop on Scheduling and Resource Management for Parallel and Distributed Systems


held in conjunction with

PDPTA'05 - The 2005 International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, June 27 - 30, 2005


June 27, 2005 (Monday)

1:00 - 01:20pm:   Custom Features of a Large Cluster Batch Scheduler
                  J. Kochmar, J. Ray Scott, C. Vizino
                  Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, USA

01:20 - 01:40pm:  Allocation Management Solutions for High Performance
                  Scott M. Jackson
                  Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA

01:40 - 02:00pm:  Using Marginal Analysis for Parallel Job Scheduling
                  with Faulty Processors
                  Brian G. Patrick and Huiyi Zhang
                  Trent University Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

02:00 - 02:20pm:  Resource Management in Active Networks
                  K. Vimala Devi and K. M. Mehata
                  Anna University, Chennai, India

02:20 - 02:40pm:  Web Services Agreement Based Resource Negotiation
                  in UNICORE
                  Morris Riedel, Volker Sander, Jiulong Shan, and
                  Philipp Wieder
                  Research Centre Julich, Julich, Germany &
                  University of Science & Technology, Hefei, P. R. China

02:40 - 03:00pm:  Strategies for Cache Invalidation of Location
                  Dependent Data in Mobile Environment
                  Ajey Kumar, Manoj Misra, and A. K. Sarje
                  Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India

03:00 - 03:20pm:  BREAK

03:20 - 03:40pm:  A New Distributed Radio Channel Allocation Scheme
                  For Ad Hoc Wireless LANs
                  Ming Yu and Aniket Malvankar
                  State University of New York at Binghamton, New York, USA

03:40 - 04:00pm:  An Efficient Call Admission Control for Hard Real
                  Time Communication in Differentiated Services Network
                  Prashant Baronia and Anirudha Sahoo
                  Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India

04:00 - 04:20pm:  An Alternate Multiplicity-2 Task Assignment Scheme
                  for Distributed Computations
                  Doug Szajda, Jason Owen, Barry Lawson,
                  Arthur Charlesworth, and Ed Kenney
                  University of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia, USA

04:20 - 04:40pm:  Two-Way Network Partitioning Using Iterative Clustering
                  Tae-Young Choe
                  Kumoh National Institute of Technology, Korea

Call for Papers


The goal of this workshop is to bring together researchers and practitioners working in the areas of resource scheduling and resource management to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and latest research results on all aspects of scheduling and resource management in parallel and distributed systems.


Topics of interest for the workshop include but are not limited to:


The proceedings of this workshop will be published together with the proceedings of other PDPTA '05 workshops by the CSREA Press.


Authors are requested to submit papers (in PDF format) not exceeding 7 single-spaced pages, including abstract, five key words, contact address, figures, and references. E-mail your manuscripts to:


Submissions Due:       Feb 16th, 2005 (Extended to Mar 14th, 2005) 
Review Decisions:      Mar 21st, 2005 (Extended to Apr 8th, 2005) 
Final Manuscript Due:  Apr 20th, 2005 (Extended to Apr 29th, 2005) 


Rajkumar Kettimuthu (Argonne National Laboratory, USA)



Workshop registration is handled by the PDPTA '05 conference. There is a single registration for the conference and all of its workshops. Please visit PDPTA'05 web page for registration and hotel information.


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Last updated APR 7, 2005