Thessaloniki, Greece

September 25 to 27, 2017

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Department of Physics

Section of Electronics & Computers



About

PATMOS has a history of 27 years and it is one of the first conferences world-wide to focus on low power. PATMOS 2017 will be held in Thessaloniki, Greece. The traditional scope of the PATMOS conference series has mainly been about and around the design of circuits and architectures optimized for highest performance at lowest power consumption. But meanwhile, power-efficiency has become extremely important for many more areas spreading far beyond this traditional R&D niche. Energy-efficient ICT (Information and Communication Technology) infrastructures are a key issue of local and global economies. Some predict that until the year 2030, if current trends continue, the electricity consumption caused by the Internet to grow by up to 30 times. Energy prices will grow substantially. The next generation of oil and gas seismic simulations, for instance, will require orders of magnitude more computational power. The strong increase of wireless communication and the growth of cloud computing will further contribute to this trend. A future peta- or exa-flop supercomputer would need its own power plant if the gap between computation and power consumption could not be resolved. It is the intention of PATMOS 2017 to think beyond current solutions such that the very wide gap between computation and the massive energy consumption for ICT infrastructures can be closed.

Important Dates

Submission deadline (Regular Papers):
May 8, 2017 May 29, 2017

Submission deadline (Special Sessions):
May 15, 2017 May 29, 2017

Notification of acceptance:
June 26, 2017 June 30, 2017

Camera-ready papers due:
July 24, 2017


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Contact Address

Section of Electronics and Computers
Department of Physics
Faculty of Sciences, 1st floor
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
54124, University Campus, Thessaloniki
Tel: +30 2310 998071
email: snikolaid@physics.auth.gr