March 16-20, 2013

Houston, Texas, USA

ASPLOS 2013 invites papers on ground-breaking research on current and future computer systems, from ultra-low power embedded and wearable devices to large-scale parallel computers. Submissions should emphasize synergy of at least two ASPLOS communities: architecture; programming languages; and operating systems. Papers on non-traditional topics are especially encouraged. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

  1. emerging platforms in all forms and scales, from sensor networks to exascale systems

  2. computer systems that address social, educational, and environmental challenges

  3. power, energy, and thermal management

  4. distributed and cloud computing

  5. heterogeneous architectures; graphics and media processing

  6. memory and storage technologies and architectures

  7. case studies and user studies

  8. security, reliability and availability

  9. new computing models, including molecular, biological, and quantum computing

About Houston: As the fourth-largest city in the USA, Houston is a cosmopolitan destination filled with world-class arts, sports, dining, and nightlife that are all located in close proximity to the conference venue.  The Houston Museum District , a tree-lined, three-square-mile area, incorporates multiple museums that feature outstanding collections and exhibitions of art, nature, science, medicine and history. Highlights include the Menil Collection, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) and the Houston Museum of Natural Science (HMNS).  Houston is home to four professional sports teams including the city's newest team, the Houston Dynamo, which brought professional soccer back to Houston in 2006 and will be moving to the new BBVA Compass Stadium in 2012.  The downtown Theater District hosts several cultural, visual and professional performing arts organizations, including the  Wortham Center, home to the Houston Ballet and the Houston Grand Opera, Jones Hall, home to the Houston Symphony, and the Alley Theatre, home to one of the nation's best residential theater companies.  Finally, Houston is well-known for its vast array of restaurants and bars, spanning a broad range of cuisines and price ranges.

General Chair

Vivek Sarkar, Rice University

Program Chair

Rastislav Bodik, UC Berkeley

Program Committee

To be announced

Finance Chair

Michael Swift, U. Wisconsin

Web Chair

Vincent Cave, Rice University

ASPLOS Steering Committee

Doug Burger, Microsoft

George Candea, EPFL

Rajiv Gupta, UC Riverside

Timothy Harris, Microsoft

Graham Hutton, U. Nottingham

Todd Mowry, CMU

Michael Scott, U. Rochester

David Wood, U. Wisconsin

Important dates

Abstracts:     July 16, 2012

Full papers:  July 23, 2012

Notification: November 9, 2012

Conference: March 16-20, 2013