2018 International Symposium on Benchmarking, Measuring and Optimizing (Bench’ 18)


Dec 10 - Dec 13, 2018 @ Seattle, WA, USA

Colocated with IEEE Big Data 2018


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Benchmarking, measuring, and optimizing are fundamental activities in human being’s lives. This symposium (Bench 18) is dedicated to benchmarking, measuring, and optimizing complex systems, including (but not limited to) Big Data, AI, chainblock, datacenter, cloud and warehouse-scale computing, high performance computing, Mobile Robotics, edge and fog computing,Big Scientific data, IoT, and the other miscellaneous things, i.e., education systems, financial systems, and power systems. In addition, we encourage publishing benchmark specifications and the summaries of the open-source benchmarking projects.

Important Dates

There are two submission opportunities:

Deadline for authors who need a U.S. visa (Submission Site)

Time Event
August 20, 2018 Electronic submission of full papers
Oct 9, 2018 Notification of paper acceptance
Nov 25, 2018 Camera-ready of accepted papers
Dec 10-12, 2018 Conference


Deadline for authors who do not need a U.S. visa (Submission Site)

Time Event
Sep 20, 2018 Electronic submission of full papers
Nov 9, 2018 Notification of paper acceptance
Nov 25, 2018 Camera-ready of accepted papers
Dec 10-12, 2018 Conference

Call for Papers

Topics of Interest

We solicit papers in all areas related to benchmarking, measuring, and optimizing systems. Topics of interest include (but are not limited to):

  • Big data domains

  • Artificial intelligence

  • NewSQL and distributed database systems

  • Blockchain

  • Datacenter, cloud and warehouse-scale computing

  • High performance computing

  • Mobile Robotics

  • Edge and fog computing

  • Big scientific data

  • Internet of Things (IoT)

  • Education, financial and power system

Submission Site

Bench 2018 Submission Site:
https://wi-lab.com/cyberchair/2018/bigdata18/scripts/submit.php?subarea=SP04&undisplay_detail=1&wh=/cyberchair/2018/bigdata18/scripts/ws_submit.php

Papers should be no more than 10 pages, and be formatted to IEEE Computer Society Proceedings Manuscript Formatting Guidelines (see link to "formatting instructions" below).

Formatting Instructions
8.5" x 11" (DOC, PDF)
LaTex Formatting Macros

Please make sure your submission satisfies ALL of the following requirements:

  • Paper must be submitted in printable PDF format.

  • Please number the pages of your submission.

  • Papers exceeding the length requirement will be rejected without review.

  • The submission must be formatted for black-and-white printers. Please make sure your figures are readable when printed in black-and-white.

  • The submission must describe unpublished work that is not currently under review of any other conference or journal venues.

Call for Tutorial

Tutorial proposals are solicited for Bench 2018, which will take place in Seattle, WA. Tutorials will be held on Dec 10-12.
Proposals for both half- and full-day tutorials are solicited on any topic that is relevant to the Bench 2018 audience. In our experiences, tutorials seeking to achieve either of the following goals have been particularly successful:

  • Describe an important piece of research infrastructure.

  • Educate the community on an emerging topic.


  • Submission Procedures

    Proposals should provide the following information:

    • Title.

    • Presenter(s) and contact information.

    • Proposed duration (full day, half day).

    • 1-2 paragraph abstract suitable for tutorial publicity.

    • 1 paragraph biography per presenter suitable for tutorial publicity.

    • 1-3 page description (for evaluation). This should include:

    1. Tutorial scope and objectives,
    2. Topics to be covered,
    3. Target audience,
    4. If the tutorial has been held previously, the location (i.e., conference), date, and number of attendees.

    Proposals should be submitted in PDF format via e-mail to Lei Wang (wangle_2011@ict.ac.cn ) and Chen Zheng (zhengchen@ict.ac.cn) with the subject "Bench’18 Tutorial Proposal". Submissions will be acknowledged via e-mail.


    Important Dates

    Submission deadline: Oct 6, 2017
    Notification: October 24th, 2017

Organization

Program Chair Prof. Jianfeng Zhan
ICT, Chinese Academy of Sciences and University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
Program Committee Lizy K. John, The University of Texas at Austin USA
Vijay Janapa Reddi, University of Texas at Austin USA and Google
Wenguang Chen, Tsinghua University China
Yunji Chen, ICT, CAS China
Piotr Luszczek, University of Tennessee USA
Rui Hou, Institute of Information Engineering, CAS China
Yueguo Chen, Renmin University of China
H. Peter Hofstee, IBM USA
Cheqing Jin, East China Normal University China
Junzhao Du, Xidian University China
Hyogi Sim, Oak Ridge National Laboratory USA
Weining Qian, East China Normal University China
Zheng Cao, Alibaba China
Matthias Nicola, IBM Germany
Zhihui Du, Tsinghua University China
Bin Ren, College of William and Mary USA
Hua Chen, ICT, CAS China
Jiaquan Gao, Nanjing Normal University China
Jiannan Ouyang, Facebook USA
Xueming Si, Fudan University China
Yanjun Wu, Institute of Software Chinese Academy of Sciences China
Lucas Mello Schnorr, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) Brazil
Yunquan Zhang, ICT, CAS China
Shengzhong Feng, Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, CAS China
Zhen Jia, Princeton University USA
Zhibin Yu, Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, CAS China
Dapeng Wang, Institute of Software Chinese Academy of Sciences China
Bo Wu, Colorado School of Mines USA
Shaoliang Peng, National University of Defense Technology China
Yong Qi, Xi'an jiaotong University China
Gwangsun Kim, Arm Inc., Austin, Texas USA
Zujie Ren, Hangzhou Dianzi University China
Xiaoyi Lu, The Ohio State University USA
Lei Wang, ICT, CAS China
Jianhui Li, Computer Network Information Center, CAS China
Jianwu Wang, University of Maryland, Baltimore County USA
Kenli Li, Hunan University China
Rui Han, ICT, CAS China
Jungang Xu, Chinese academy of sciences China
Xu Liu, College of William and Mary USA
Tong Wu, National Institute of Metrology, China
Li ZHA, University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences
Lei Liu, ICT, CAS China
Tutorial Co-Chairs Dr. Lei Wang
ICT, Chinese Academy of Sciences and University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
Dr. Chen Zheng
ICT, Chinese Academy of Sciences and University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
Web Chairs Mr. Fei Tang
University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
Publicity Chairs Miss. Wanling Gao, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
Miss. Rui Ren, ICT, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Location

Seattle, WA