PAAP’15 in Nanjing, PAAP’17 in Haikou, PAAP’18 in Taiwan, PAAP’19 in Shenzhen, the 12th International Symposium on Parallel Architectures, Algorithms and Programming (PAAP’21) will be held in Xi'an, China, December 10-12, 2021. PAAP 2021 will provide a forum for scientists and engineers in academia and industry to present their research results and development activities in all aspects of parallel architectures, algorithms and programming techniques. We devoutly wish participants to learn the basic theory of a gradual approach, practical experimental data, new business models, and the latest academic trends from this conference.

PAAP 2021 will be organized by Xidian University. Directly under the Ministry of Education, XDU is a national key university featuring electronic and information science. According to the latest report of ESI, the engineering and computer science disciplines are listed among top 0.1% in the world, and computer science ranks 28th in the world. In the Fourth National Assessment of First-level disciplines, 3 disciplines at Xidian University have been rated A. Electronic Science and Technology is rated A+, ranking #1 nationwide, Information and Communication Engineering A, and Computer Science and Technology A-.

Sponsor Type:3; 9


Honorary Chair
Guoliang Chen, Nanjing Univ of Posts & Telecom, China

General Chairs
Yintang Yang, Xidian University, China

Hong Shen, Sun Yat-Sen University, China

Organizing Chairs
Huaxi Gu, Xidian University, China

Jianfeng Zhan, Institute of Computing Technology (ICT), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), China

Program Chairs
Zhibo Wang, Zhejiang University, China

Yi Wang, Shenzhen University, China

Local Arrangement Chairs
Gang Shi, Xidian University, China

Xiaoshan Yu, Xidian University, China

Publicity Chairs
Shu Fu, Chongqing University, China

Jing Zhang, Xi'an University of Science and Technology, China

Publication chair
En Shao, The Institute of Computing Technology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Workshop & Tutorial Chairs
Ruiting Zhou, Wuhan University, China

Xiaohang Wang, The South China University of Technology, China

Registration and Finance Chair
Wenting Wei, Xidian University, China

Program Committee
Zhanmao Cao, South China Normal University, China

Yaodong Cheng, Inst. of High Energy Phys, CAS, China

Guoliang Chen, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China

Yawen Chen, Otago University, New Zealand

Teofilio Gonzalez, UC Santa Barbara, USA

Haibin Guan, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China

Longkun Guo, Fuzhou University, China

Shi-Jin Horng, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, China

Ziyi Huang, Otago University, New Zealand

Hai Jin, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

Kenli Li, Hunan University, China

Keqiu Li, Tianjin University, China

Yamin Li, Hosei University, Japan

Weifa Liang, Australian National University, Australia

Zhongzhi Luan, Beihang University, China

Rui Mao, Shenzhen University, China

Depei Qian, Sun Yat-sen University/Beihang University, China

Yingpeng Sang, Sun Yat-Sen University, China

Hui Tian, Griffith University, Australia

Di Wu, Sun Yat-Sen University, China

Nong Xiao, Sun Yat-sen University/Beihang University, China

Haibo Zhang, Otago University, New Zealand

Yunquan Zhang, Institute of Computing Technology, CAS, China

Cheng Zhong, Guangxi University, China

Yongfeng Dong, Hebei University of Technology, China

Yang Ming, Chang'an University, China

Xinhong Hei, Xi'an University of Technology, China

Yanping Chen, Xi’an University of Posts and Telecommunications, China

Xuehong Sun, Ningxia University, China

Jianhui Yue, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan

Quan Chen, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Leonel Sousa, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

Therese M. Smith, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Massachusetts, USA

Behrooz Parhami, University of California, USA

Gerassimos Barlas, American University of Sharjah, UAE

Call for paper

Important date

Abstract submission deadline

Submission Topics

We are inviting new and unpublished papers on, but not limited to, the following topics:

Multi/many-core architectures
Interconnection networks
Cluster, grid and cloud computing systems
Network-on-chip architectures
Survivable and safety-critical systems
Ubiquitous computing systems
Sensor, wireless and RFID systems
Reconfigurable architectures
Self-healing, self-protecting network systems
Combinatorial and graph algorithms
Numeric algorithms
Task mapping and job scheduling
Parallel/distributed databases and knowledge discovery
High-performance scientific computing
Resource allocation and management
Power-aware Computing
Secure distributed computing
Network routing and traffic control
Parallel Programming:
Multi/many-core programming
Parallel programming theory and models
Formal methods and verification
Middleware for parallel systems
Parallel programming languages
Parallel compilers and runtime systems
Performance analysis, debugging and optimization
Parallel libraries and application frameworks
High Performance Systems:
Operating systems for parallel/distributed systems
High-performance computer arithmetic
Memory hierarchy and caching
Performance tuning, optimization and profiling
Human-computer interaction in parallel/distributed systems
Photonic and quantum computing
Media computing in parallel/distributed systems
Software engineering for parallel/distributed system
Privacy and Security:
Cloud security
Data privacy protection
Intrusion detection
Copyright protection
Access control
Data provenance
Trusted computing
Big Data Processing and Deep Learning:
Mass data stream processing in clouds
Big data models and computation theory
Big data mining and fusion
Dimension reduction for large data sets
Big data placement, scheduling and optimization
Multi-source data processing and integration
Deep learning models
Deep learning applications


1. English is the official language of the conference; the paper should be written and presented only in English.

2. Only work that has not been previously published at the time of the conference will be considered.

3. Prior to make the submission, please prepare your full paper or abstract according to the template. Full paper should be at least 4 pages under the format. Regular registration fee only covers one 5 pages paper. Additional pages will cost extra fees.  

4. The submission will be confirmed and assigned a Paper ID by the conference secretary from within 3 working days after submission.

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