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Welcome to NPC 2004

The goal of IFIP International Conference on Network and Parallel Computing (NPC 2004) is  to  establish  an  international  forum  for engineers  and  scientists  to  present  their  excellent  ideas  and experiences in all system fields of network and parallel computing.

NPC'04 , hosted by Huazhong University of Science and Technology , will be held at Oct 18 - 20, 2004 in Wuhan, which is the "Homeland of White Clouds and the Yellow Crane", the  capital  of Hubei  Province and one of  the  major  cities  in China.    There are many scenic spots and historical   sites   in   Wuhan   to   visit including  the  Yellow  Crane  Tower with the 1,700 years history, one of the three famous towers in South China, and the East Lake whose natural beauty rivals that of the West Lake in   Hangzhou.


NPC'04 topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Parallel & Distributed Architectures
  • Parallel & Distributed Applications/Algorithms
  • Parallel Programming Environments and Tools
  • Network & Interconnect Architecture
  • Network Security 
  • Network Storage
  • Advanced Web and Proxy Services
  • Middleware Frameworks and Toolkits
  • Cluster & Grid Computing
  • Ubiquitous Computing
  • Peer-to-peer Computing
  • Multimedia Streaming Services 
  • Performance Modeling/Evaluation

    Click here to see call for papers.


August 18, 2004 Dr. Mootaz Elnozahy from IBM will be one of the keynote speakers
July 3, 2004 Dr. Robert Kuhn from Intel Corporation will be one of the keynote speakers
June 25, 2004 Kai Hwang from University of Southern California will be one of the keynote speakers
June 2, 2004 Jose A.B. Fortes from University of Florida will be one of the keynote speakers
May 28, 2004 Thomas Sterling from California Institute of Technology will be one of the keynote speakers
May 16, 2004 The list of accepted papers have been published.
March 12, 2004 Submission deadline is extended to March 22, 2004.
February 21, 2004 Conference proceeding will be cited by SCI.
February 2, 2004 Best papers will be published in a special issue.
December 1, 2003 NPC'04 website established!