The 23rd International Conference on Parallel and Distributed
Computing, Applications and Technologies (PDCAT’22)
December 7-9, 2022, Sendai, Japan (Hybrid Event)

The International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing, Applications and Technologies (PDCAT) is a major forum for scientists, engineers, and practitioners throughout the world to present the latest research, results, ideas, developments and applications in all areas of parallel and distributed computing. Started in Hong Kong in 2000, PDCAT 2022 will be held online and in-person in Sendai, Japan, after 22 years of success in countries/regions including Taiwan, Japan, China, Korea, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand across Asia-Oceania.

PDCAT 2022 ended in a grest success. Many thanks to those who attended!


Smart IoT Sensing for Ageing Well: Research Activities and Future Directions

Michael Sheng, Macquarie University

Worldwide, the population is aging due to increasing life expectancy and decreasing fertility. The significant growth in older population presents many challenges to health and aged care services. Over the past two decades, the Internet of Things (IoT) has gained significant momentum and is widely regarded as an important technology to change the world in the coming decade. Indeed, IoT will play a critical role to improve productivity, operational effectiveness, decision making, and to identify new business service models for social and economic opportunities. Indeed, with the development of low-cost, unobtrusive IoT sensors, along with data analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, there is now a significant opportunity to improve the wellbeing and quality of life particularly of our older population. In this presentation, we will overview some related research projects and also discuss several research directions.

Algorithms and Systems Enabling AI for Science

Geoffrey Fox, University of Virginia

Currently, AI and in particular deep learning plays a major role in science, from data analytics and simulation surrogates to policy and systemdecisions. This role is likely to increase as ideas from early adopters spread across academic fields. We can group the structure of "AI for Science" into a “handful” (≤10) of patterns and we need to explore examples of each pattern, possibly leading to “Foundation” models for each of them. We suggest examining each pattern and supporting it with high-performance, easy-to-use environments for end-to-end systems, including data engineering. This would cover parallelism, storage and data movement, security, and the user interface. We illustrate this with the Cylon system which is HPC Software for Data Engineering.

Toward Next-Generation Supercomputer Systems: Vision and Activities in Japanese HPC Community

Masaaki Kondo, Keio University

The supercomputer Fugaku began its operations in 2021 and has successfully produced many useful scientific and engineering results. The use of a high-performance computing systems such as Fugaku is essential as a digital twin platform that reproduces physical space on cyberspace for the realization of future smart society. There is a growing demand for the development of next-generation supercomputer systems with higher performance supporting wider range of applications. However, there are many technical challenges towards development of next generation systems as we are now facing the end of Moore's law. Hence we launched a community activity for Next-Generation Advanced Computing Infrastructure (NGACI) in 2019 to discuss the roadmap of future HPC platforms, technical challenges, and necessary R&D elements. We have also started a feasibility studies on next-generation supercomputing infrastructures this year as a part of a national project by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) Japan. This talk introduces these activities and reviews recent trends in the development of supercomputing systems beyond exascale.

Digital Convergence

Michael Resch, High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart

The world of High Performance Computing is undergoing major changes. The coming end of Moore’s law has triggered attempts to push the limits of hardware which has resulted in an increasing usage of accelerator technologies. With these new systems a new user community has arisen. Artificial Intelligence has seen a spectacular comeback over the last years. While Artificial Intelligence and High Performance Computing seem to be rather different in their requirements and targets we see the evolution of what we want to call Digital Convergence. Users increasingly rely on both HPC and AI to solve their problems. This is further supported by a tremendous increase in data available for research. This talk will discuss the options and challenges that the new Digital Convergence creates.


Regular papers are given a 30-minute time slot, and short papers are given a 20-minute time slot.
The official time zone for the conference is Japan Standard Time (GMT+9).

December 7, 2022

Start End Science Campus Hall (Hall A) Aoba Memorial Hall (Hall B)
10:00 10:40 Registration (Science Campus Hall Lobby)
10:40 11:00 Opening
11:00 12:00 Keynote (Michael Sheng) (Chair: Hui Tian)
12:00 13:00 Lunch
13:00 14:30 Heterogeneous System (1) (Chair: Satoshi Ohshima) Embedded systems & Communication (Chair: Masayuki Sato)
Yifan Jin, Mulya Agung, Keichi Takahashi, Yoichi Shimomura and Hiroyuki Takizawa Towards Priority-Flexible Task Mapping for Heterogeneous Multi-Core NUMA systems Zhiming Sun, Jingjing Yu and Xingchun Liu Edge-Gateway Intrusion Detection for Smart Home
Kai Yang and Takayuki Aoki Multi-GPU Scaling of a Conservative Weakly Compressible Solver for Large-scale Two-phase Flow Simulation Liang Dai, Hangyu Tian, Dingxuan Ju and Hongke Xu Energy-Delay Tradeoff in Parallel Task Allocation and Execution for Autonomous Platooning Applications (short paper)
Qingyang Zhang, Lei Xu, Rongliang Chen, Lin Chen, Xinhai Chen, Qinglin Wang, Jie Liu and Bo Yang Improving the Performance of Lattice Boltzmann Method with Pipelined Algorithm on A Heterogeneous Multi-zone Processor Kai-Siang Wang and Jerry Chou A Reservation-based List Scheduling for Embedded Systems with Memory Constraints (short paper)
Zhiru Hou, Jiaqi Yin, Huibiao Zhu and Ningning Chen Formalization and Verification of SIP Using CSP (short paper)
14:30 15:00 Poster Session
15:00 16:10 FPGA (Chair: Ryohei Kobayashi) Blockchain (Chair: Hiroyuki Takizawa)
Omkar Bhilare, Rahul Singh, Vedant Paranjape, Sravan Chittupalli, Shraddha Suratkar and Faruk Kazi DEEPFAKE CLI: Accelerated Deepfake Detection using FPGAs Somnath Mazumdar and Thomas Dreibholz Towards a Blockchain and Fog-Based Proactive Data Distribution Framework for ICN
Honoka Tani and Akira Yamawaki Memory access optimization for former process of pencil drawing style image conversion in High-level Synthesis (short paper) Jingya Xu, Lina Ge, Wei Zhou, Liang Yan and Zheng Hu Research on user influence weighted scoring algorithm incorporating incentive mechanism (short paper)
Hasitha Waidyasooriya, Shutaro Ishihara and Masanori Hariyama Word2Vec FPGA Accelerator Based on Spatial and Temporal Parallelism (short paper) Trieu Le Hai, Phuc Nguyen Trong, Khanh Vo Hong, Huong Luong, Khiem Huynh Gia, Khoa Tran Dang, Hieu Le Van, Nghia Huynh Huu, Tran Nguyen Huyen, Kiet Le Tuan, Loc Van Cao Phu, Duy Nguyen Truong Quoc, Bang Le Khanh and Son Ha BloodMan-Chain: A Management of Blood and Its Products Transportation based on Blockchain Approach (short paper)
16:10 16:20 Break
16:20 17:40 HPC & AI (Chair: Takeshi Nanri) Deep Learning (Chair: Yong Zhang)
Takaaki Fukai, Kento Sato and Takahiro Hirofuchi Analyzing I/O Performance of a Hierarchical HPC Storage System for Distributed Deep Learning Jianxuan Liu, Haotian Xue, Junfeng Wang, Shuo Hong, Hao Fu and Omar Dib A Systematic Comparison on Prevailing Intrusion Detection Models
Amit Mankodi, Amit Bhatt and Bhaskar Chaudhury An AutoML Based Algorithm for Performance Prediction in HPC Systems (short paper) Fengjiao Zhao, Na Li and Cheng Zhong Enhancing Resolution of Inferring Hi-C Data Integrating U-Net and ResNet Networks
Maslina Zolkepli and Fatin Neamah Ridha Al-Sarray Detecting Network Intrusions with Resilient Approaches Based On Convolutional Neural Networks (short paper)

December 8, 2022

Start End Science Campus Hall (Hall A) Aoba Memorial Hall (Hall B)
09:30 10:00 Registration (Science Campus Hall Lobby)
10:00 11:00 Keynote (Geoffrey Fox) (Chair: Hong Shen)
11:00 11:10 Break
11:10 12:00 Quantum Computing & Programming Language (Chair: Shintaro Momose) Equivalence Checking & Model checking (Chair: Yohei Miki)
Kaho Aoyama, Kazuhiko Komatsu, Masahito Kumagai and Hiroaki Kobayashi Analysis of Precision Vectors for Ising-based Linear Regression Shunpei Sugawara, Keichi Takahashi, Yoichi Shimomura, Ryusuke Egawa and Hiroyuki Takizawa Equivalence Checking of Code Transformation by Numerical and Symbolic Approaches
Yusuke Shiki, Masahiro Yasugi and Tasuku Hiraishi Evaluating and Analyzing Irregular Tree Search in the Tascell and HOPE Parallel Programming Languages (short paper) Junfu Luo, Jiaqi Yin and Huibiao Zhu MEA: A Framework for Model Checking of Mutual Exclusion Algorithms Focusing on Atomicity (short paper)
12:00 13:00 Lunch
13:00 15:00 Award session (Plenary) (Chair: Toshihiro Hanawa)
Takeshi Fukaya Distributed Parallel Tall-Skinny QR factorization: Performance Evaluation of Various Algorithms on Various Systems
Masayuki Sato, Yuya Omori, Ryusuke Egawa, Ken Nakamura, Daisuke Kobayashi, Hiroe Iwasaki, Kazuhiko Komatsu and Hiroaki Kobayashi A Partitioned Memory Architecture with Prefetching for Efficient Video Encoders
Yoshiya Shikama, Michihiro Koibuchi and Hideharu Amano A Hardware Trojan Exploiting Coherence Protocol on NoCs
Shinji Sumimoto, Takashi Arakawa, Yoshio Sakaguchi, Hiroya Matsuba, Hisashi Yashiro, Toshihiro Hanawa and Kengo Nakajima A System-Wide Communication to Couple Multiple MPI Programs for Heterogeneous Computing
15:00 15:30 Poster Session
15:30 17:00 Heterogeneous System (2) (Chair: Yohei Miki) Interconnect (Chair: Yamin Li)
Kazuki Ide, Keichi Takahashi, Yoichi Shimomura and Hiroyuki Takizawa A task-parallel runtime for heterogeneous multi-node vector systems Ke Cui and Michihiro Koibuchi A High-Radix Non-Random Shortcut Network Topology for Efficient Collective Communication
Ryohei Kobayashi, Norihisa Fujita, Yoshiki Yamaguchi, Taisuke Boku, Kohji Yoshikawa, Makito Abe and Masayuki Umemura Accelerating Radiative Transfer Simulation on NVIDIA GPUs with OpenACC Yamin Li and Wanming Chu Fault Tolerance and Packet Latency of Peer Fat-Trees
Satoshi Ohshima, Akihiro Ida, Rio Yokota and Ichitaro Yamazaki QR Factorization of Block Low-Rank Matrices on Multi-Instance GPU (short paper) Hirotoshi Yamada, Masao Okita and Fumihiko Ino Accelerating Imbalanced Many-to-Many Communication with Systematic Delay Insertion

December 9, 2022

Start End Science Campus Hall (Hall A) Aoba Memorial Hall (Hall B)
09:30 10:00 Registration (Science Campus Hall Lobby)
10:00 11:00 Keynote (Masaaki Kondo) (Chair: Ryusuke Egawa)
11:00 11:10 Break
11:10 12:00 Optimization (1) (Chair: Yasutaka Wada) Privacy (Chair: Yingpeng Sang)
Ruochen Hao, Qinglin Wang, Shangfei Yin, Tianyang Zhou, Qingyang Optimizing Depthwise Convolutions on ARMv8 Architecture Xinru Deng, Yingpeng Sang and Zhaojue Li Broad Learning Inference Based on Fully Homomorphic Encryption
Sergej Breiter, Minh Thanh Chung and Karl Fürlinger A Profiling-based Approach to Cache Partitioning of Program Data (short paper) Hiroshi Someda, Shigeyuki Osada and Yuya Kajikawa Application of probabilistic common set in the open world set for vertical federated learning (short paper)
12:00 13:00 Lunch
13:00 13:50 Optimization (2) (Chair: Fumihiko Ino) Workflow (Chair: Kento Sato)
Siyi Hu, Makiko Ito, Takahide Yoshikawa, Yuan He and Masaaki Kondo Memory Bandwidth Conservation for SpMV Kernels through Adaptive Lossy Data Compression Wael Elwasif, Thomas Naughton and Matthew Baker Towards a Standard Process Management Infrastructure for Workflows (short paper)
Le Li and Kenjiro Taura SimdFSM: An Adaptive Vectorization of Finite State Machines for Speculative Execution (short paper) Fitra Rahmani Khasyah, Kadek Gemilang Santiyuda, Gabriel Kaunang, Faizal Makhrus, Muhammad Alfian Amrizal and Hiroyuki Takizawa An Advantage Actor-Critic Deep Reinforcement Learning Method for Power Management in HPC Systems
13:50 14:00 Break
14:00 15:00 Keynote (Michael Resch) (Chair: Hiroyuki Takizawa)
15:00 15:15 Closing

Call for Papers

Paper submission is closed.

Paper Submission Guideline

Papers reporting original and unpublished research results and experience are solicited. Papers will be selected based on their originality, timeliness, significance, relevance, and clarity of presentation.  Accepted and presented papers will be published in the conference proceedings.  Papers must be written in English and submitted electronically as a PDF/Word file on EasyChair. Submissions should be made in Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) format, and must not exceed 12 pages in length (a template for Overleaf users is available here). Conference proceedings will be published in LNCS by Springer (see here for past editions) after the conference (post-proceedings).

Extended versions of selected papers are planned to be published in special issues of several SCI-indexed international journals including:

Important Dates

  • Abstract submission deadline: September 20, 2022, 23:59 (AoE)
  • Paper submission deadline: September 30, 2022, 23:59 (AoE)
  • Author notification: October 16, 2022
  • Camera-ready due: November 4, 2022

Call for Posters

Poster submission is closed.


For each paper, at least one of the (co-)authors must register as an author by November 25, 2022 (AoE) for the paper to be included in the post-proceedings. Note that this includes papers authored by students. Poster authors are not required to register as authors, and may register as attendees or student attendees. Late registration fee applies on or after November 26, 2022 (AoE).

Please note that we can only accept Visa and Mastercard for payments. Payments with JCB will fail.

Registration fees

The same fee applies to both in-person attendees and online attendees.

Registration Type Registration Fee
Author 35,000 JPY
Attendee (Early) 20,000 JPY
Attendee (Late) 25,000 JPY
Student Attendee (Early) 15,000 JPY
Student Attendee (Late) 20,000 JPY

Travel Information

COVID-19 Border Measures

The Japanese government has announced a new border control policy on September 26, 2022. Please refer to the official government website for the latest information. The new policy summarized below is effective as of October 11, 2022:


Visa-free entry to Japan has resumed as of October 11, 2022. Registration to the Entrants, Returnees Follow-up System (ERFS) will is longer be required. Please refer to the government website for detailed visa requirements and paperworks. If you require an invitation letter, please contact the organizers at


The conference will be held on the Aobayama campus of Tohoku University located in Sendai, Japan. Sessions will be held in the Science Campus Hall and Aoba Memorial Hall (circled red in the map below). To get to the venue from Sendai station, take the subway Tozai line and get off at Aobayama station. The venue is a 10-minute walk from Aobayama station.

The conference will be held in a hybrid manner, and authors can either present their papers in-person or virtually. Although we are currently planning to hold the conference in-person, please note that the conference will be held virtual-only if the COVID-19 situation in Japan becomes significantly worse. In such a case, we will announce the authors and attendees as soon as the decision is made.


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General Chairs

Hiroyuki Takizawa, Tohoku University, Japan
Hong Shen, Sun Yat-sen University, China

Program Chairs

Toshihiro Hanawa, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Jong Hyuk Park, Seoul National University of Science and Technology, Korea
Hui Tian, Griffith University, Australia

Poster Chair

Yohei Miki, The University of Tokyo, Japan

Publications Chair

Ryusuke Egawa, Tokyo Denki University, Japan

Publicity Chair

Keichi Takahashi, Tohoku University, Japan

Local Arrangement Chair

Yoichi Shimomura, Tohoku University, Japan

Registration and Finance Chair

Kazuhiko Komatsu, Tohoku University, Japan

Program Committee

Hamid Arabnia, The University of Georgia
Ritu Arora, The University of Texas at San Antonio
Costin Badica, University of Craiova
Susumu Date, Osaka University
Toshio Endo, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Arata Endo, Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Karl Fürlinger, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Hajime Fujita, Fastly, Inc.
Norihisa Fujita, University of Tsukuba
Keiichiro Fukazawa, Kyoto University
Masaru Fukushi, Yamaguchi University
Teofilo Gonzalez, University of California, Santa Barbara
Jose Gracia, High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart
Huaxi Gu, Xidian University
Longkun Guo, Qilu University of Technology
Tetsuya Hoshino, The University of Tokyo
Fumihiko Ino, Osaka University
Yasushi Inoguchi, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Mirjana Ivanovic, University of Novi Sad
Haibin Kan, Fudan Unviersity
Yamin Li, Hosei University
Weifa Liang, City University of Hong Kong
James Lin, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Marin Lujak, University Rey Juan Carlos
Manu Malek, Stevens Institute of Technology
Shintaro Momose, NEC Corporation
Chawanat Nakasan, Kasetsart University
Takeshi Nanri, Kyushu University
Satoshi Ohshima, Nagoya University
Marcin Paprzycki, Systems Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences
Yingpeng Sang, Sun Yat-Sen University
Masayuki Sato, Tohoku University
Michael Sheng, Macquarie University
Yuanquan Shi, Huaihua University
Toyotaro Suzumura, The University of Tokyo
Jubee Tada, Yamagata University
Atsuko Takefusa, National Institute of Informatics
Thi Hong Tran, Osaka Metropolitan University
Miwako Tsuji, RIKEN Center for Computational Science
Vadim Voevodin, Lomonosov Moscow State University
Yasutaka Wada, Meisei University
Xian Wang, Xi'an Jiaotong University
Jigang Wu, Guangdong University of Technology
Jingjing Yu, Beijing Jiaotong University
Filip Zavoral, Charles University Prague
Yong Zhang, Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology
Haibo Zhang, University of Otago
Cheng Zhong, Guangxi University