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

Call for Papers

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 in Sendai, Japan, after 22 years of success in countries/regions including Taiwan, Japan, China, Korea, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand across Asia-Oceania. We are inviting new and unpublished papers on, but not limited to, the following topics:

1. Networking and Architectures
  • Interconnection networks
  • Parallel/distributed architectures
  • Heterogeneous and multimedia Systems
  • ATM networks
  • Reliability, and fault-tolerance
  • Ubiquitous computing systems
  • Computer networks
  • Communication and telecommunication
  • Wireless networks and mobile computing
  • Internet of Things
  • Optical networks
  • Cloud/Grid computing systems
  • Edge computing
  • Reconfigurable architecture
2. Software Systems and Technologies
  • Task mapping and job scheduling
  • Formal methods and programminglanguages
  • Internet computing
  • Image processing and computer vision
  • Agent technologies
  • Operating systems
  • Software tools and environments
  • Parallelizing compilers
  • Web services
  • Component-based and OO Technology
  • Simulation and Visualization
3. Algorithms and Applications
  • Parallel/distributed algorithms
  • Big data computing and analysis
  • Distributed data and knowledge basedsystems
  • Image processing and computer graphics
  • High-performance scientific computing
  • Reconfigurable high-performancecomputing
  • Resource allocation and management
  • Network routing and communicationalgorithms
  • Resource allocation and management
  • Bioinformatics
  • Database applications and data mining
  • Intelligent computing and neural networks
  • Machine learning
  • Artificial intelligence based algorithms
4. Security and Privacy
  • Access control and authorization
  • Authentication, biometrics, smartcards
  • Distributed systems security
  • Mobile code and mobile agent security
  • RFID applications
  • Privacy preserving computation
  • Applied cryptography
  • Database security
  • Intrusion detection and survivability
  • P2P & ad hoc networks
  • Cloud security
  • Security protocols

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).

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

Important Dates

About Sendai

Sendai is the largest city in the northeastern region of Japan, surrounded by spectacular nature including Matsushima bay (one of Japan’s three most scenic places), Akiu hot spring, and Zao ski resort. Sendai offers excellent local delicacies such as gyutan (grilled beef tongue) and a wide variety of fresh seafood dish.


Any queries regarding PDCAT 2022 should be directed to:



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

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 Fuerlinger, 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