2nd ACM Workshop on Feedback-Directed Optimization (FDO)
Haifa, Israel, November 15, 1999
In Conjunction with the 32nd Annual International
Symposium on Microarchitecture
MICRO-32, November 16-18, 1999
Sponsored by ACM SIGMICRO.
In Cooperation with ACM SIGPLAN.
There are 2 sources for student travel grants:
The Second Workshop on Feedback-Directed Optimization provides a forum for a burgeoning field: the use of information collected at runtime to improve program performance. The hard ISA boundary separating software and hardware is becoming more permeable as the hardware passes information up to the software, and the software can both use that information to direct optimization and specialization, and employ global analysis and program knowledge to direct the hardware. This workshop brings together researchers that span the spectrum of hardware and software techniques to explore tradeoffs concerning when, where and how feedback information should be leveraged. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
Submission Guidelines: Talks will be accepted on the basis of a short paper that describes the work and the novel algorithms or experiences that resulted from it. If you are having problems with the on-line submission form, email your ghostviewable PostScript or Adobe PDF uuencoded paper to firstname.lastname@example.org by the deadline. The paper can be no longer than 10 pages (including figures, references, and appendix) using 11pt font. Send email if these requirements are a hardship. At the top of the email submission (in text) include (1) title of paper, (2) list of authors, (3) email and phone number of contact author, and (4) a 200 word summary of paper. In addition, include the contact information on the title page of the paper. You should receive a confirmation of your submission by the following week. Camera-ready papers will be due November 4. All accepted papers will be presented at the workshop and included in an informal proceedings that will be distributed at the workshop. In addition, accepted papers will be made available on the workshop home page.
Submission Restrictions: Concurrent submission is allowed. For the FDO workshop, we want to discuss current and new research that has not already been presented in a prior conference nor sent out in mass distribution via a journal. Therefore, you are allowed to submit a paper that is currently submitted for publication elsewhere, but you should not submit already published papers.
Papers due: September 27
Notification of acceptance: October 13
Final version of papers due: November 4