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PAAP 2021

Following the successful PAAP’08 in Hefei, PAAP’09 in Nanning, PAAP’10 in Dalian, and PAAP’11 in Tianjin, PAAP’12 in Taipei, PAAP’14 in Beijing, 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-.

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Call for Papers

We are inviting new and unpublished papers on, but not limited to, the following topics:

--Architectures: 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.

--Algorithms: 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.

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Important Dates

Submission Deadline: October 20, 2021 (Final Deadline)

Notification Acceptance: November 10, 2021

Camera-ready Paper Due: November 20, 2021

Registration Deadline: November 25, 2021

Conference Dates: December 10-12, 2021

PAAP 2021


Submissions to PAAP 2021 will be peer reviewed on the basis of technical quality, relevance to conference topics, originality, significance, clarity, etc. Accepted papers will be published in the Conference Proceedings by IEEE, which will be included into IEEE Xplore and submitted to be indexed by Ei Compendex and Scopus after the conference.

Special Issues

Extended versions of selected papers will be recommended to special issues of  several SCI-indexed international journals including:


1. Journal of Supercomputing;


2. Concurrency and Computation;


3. Computers and Electrical Engineering;


4. Computer Science and Information Systems;


5. Journal of Computer Science and Technology;

News Update

Please download the conference program here.

- December 09, 2021

Please catch the final call for submission deadline October 20, 2021.

- October 01, 2021

PAAP 2021 submission deadline has been extended to September 30, 2021. Welcome to submit papers to the conference.

- September 01, 2021

PAAP 2021 is listed in IEEE Conference Calendar: https://conferences.ieee.org/conferences_events/conferences/conferencedetails/54281.

- August 12, 2021

The submission system can be accessed now. Please submit your paper through: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=paap21

- April 15, 2021

The 12th International Symposium on Parallel Architectures, Algorithms and Programming (PAAP’21) will be held in Xi'an, China, December 10-12, 2021. Welcome to submit your papers to the conference.

- March 01, 2021