October 27 – October 29, 2020

 To be held virtually

This symposium is dedicated to the understanding and characterization of workloads that run on all types of computing systems. New applications and programming paradigms continue to emerge rapidly as the diversity and performance of computers increase. On one hand, improvements in computing technology are usually based on a solid understanding and analysis of existing workloads. On the other hand, computing workloads evolve and change with advances in microarchitecture, compilers, programming languages, and networking communication technologies. Whether they are smart phones and deeply embedded systems at the low end or massively parallel systems at the high end, the design of future computing machines can be significantly improved if we understand the characteristics of the workloads that are expected to run on them. This symposium, sponsored by IEEE Computer Society and the Technical Committee on Computer Architecture, will focus on characterizing and understanding emerging applications in consumer, commercial and scientific computing.  


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  • The Call for Papers has been posted

    The Call for Papers PDF is available at [PDF].

  • IISWC-2020 Now Taking Place Virtually

    The safety and well-being of all conference attendees is our priority. After evaluating the current COVID-19 situation, we have decided to transform the in-person component of IISWC-2020 into an all-digital conference experience. IISWC will no longer take place in Beijing, China, this year. The main program and workshops/tutorials will now be online events. The conference dates will remain the same: October 27 - October 29, 2020.

    Proceedings will not be canceled, and the publications will continue as planned. We will work closely with the organizing committee and program committee to ensure a smooth online experience.

    We are looking forward to your participation!

    Chairs, IISWC-2020


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   For further information, please contact the General or Program Chairs (Lei Liu, Email: liulei2010-AT-ict.ac.cn).


   General Chairs:

         Lei Liu, ICT, CAS   

         Lixin Zhang, ICT, CAS   


   Program Chairs:

         David Kaeli, Northeastern University   

         Devesh Tiwari, Northeastern University   


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