Future Generation Computer Systems

Future Generation Computer Systems

The International Journal of eScience





Editor-in-Chief:Peter Sloot





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Aims & Scope

Computing infrastructures and systems are rapidly developing and so are novel ways to map, control and execute scientific applications which become more and more complex and collaborative.
Computational and storage capabilities, databases, sensors, and people need true collaborative tools. Over the last years there has been a real explosion of new theory and technological progress supporting a better understanding of these wide-area, fully distributed sensing and computing systems. Big Data in all its guises require novel methods and infrastructures to register, analyze and distill meaning.

FGCS aims to lead the way in advances in distributed systems, collaborative environments, high performance and high performance computing, Big Data on such infrastructures as grids, clouds and the Internet of Things (IoT).

The Aims and Scope of FGCS cover new developments in:

[1] Applications and application support:

  • Novel applications for novel e-infrastructures
  • Complex workflow applications
  • Big Data registration, processing and analyses
  • Problem solving environments and virtual laboratories
  • Semantic and knowledge based systems
  • Collaborative infrastructures and virtual organizations
  • Methods for high performance and high throughput computing
  • Urgent computing
  • Scientific, industrial, social and educational implications
  • Education

[2] Methods and tools:

  • Tools for infrastructure development and monitoring
  • Distributed dynamic resource management and scheduling
  • Information management
  • Protocols and emerging standards
  • Methods and tools for internet computing
  • Security aspects

[3] Theory:

  • Process specification;
  • Program and algorithm design
  • Theoretical aspects of large scale communication and computation
  • Scaling and performance theory
  • Protocols and their verification


Computer Scientists, Managers and Policy Makers in Information Technology.

Abstracting and Indexing

ACM Computing Reviews, Cambridge Scientific Abstracts, CompuScience, Computer Abstracts, Computer Literature Index, Current Contents/CompuMath, Current Contents/Engineering, Computing & Technology, Engineering Index, INSPEC Information Services, Research Alert, SCISEARCH, Science Citation Index, Scopus
Editor-in-Chief Peter Sloot Fac. of Science, Informatics Inst., Universiteit van Amsterdam, Science Park 904, 1098 XG Amsterdam, Netherlands, Assistant to the Editor-in-Chief Adam Belloum ISIS, Informatics Inst., Universiteit van Amsterdam, Science Park 904, 1098 XH Amsterdam, Netherlands, Associate Editor D. Abramson Monash University, Caulfield East, VIC, Australia, I. Altintas University of California at San Diego (UCSD), La Jolla, CA, USA, Editors H.E. Bal Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, A. Boukhanovsky St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg 68, Russian Federation, M. Bubak AGH University of Science & Technology, Krakow, Poland, R. Buyya University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, W. Cai Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore, M Cannataro Università degli studi Magna Graecia di Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy, C. Catlett Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, USA, C.Th.A.M. de Laat Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, J.J. Dongarra University of Tennessee, Knoxville TN, USA, G.C. Fox Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA, A.M. Goscinski Deakin University, Geelong, VIC, Australia, L. Grandinetti Università della Calabria, Rende, CS, Italy, G.A. Gravvanis Democritus University of Thrace, Xanthi, Greece, M.-T. Kechadi University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland, C. Kesselman University of Southern California (USC)/Information Sciences Institute, Marina del Rey, CA, USA, D.A. Kranzlmüller Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU), München, Germany, C.A. Lee The Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, CA, USA, G Lee Korea University, Seoul, South Korea, S. Matsuoka Tokyo Institute of Technology, Meguro-Ku, Japan, A. Omondi Yonsei University, Seodaemun-Gu, Seoul, South Korea, P. Roe Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, T. Solomonides University of the West of England, Bristol, UK, D. Talia Università della Calabria, Rende, Italy, L.T. Yang St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, NS, Canada, Editors Emeriti H. Aiso Keio University, Yokohama, Japan, L.O. Hertzberger Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, F. Kuo General Wireless Communications Corp, Portola Valley, CA, USA, R.P. van de Riet Baarn, Netherlands
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