The 3rd International Workshop on GPU Computing and AI

To be held in conjunction with CANDAR'18.

Built for massive parallelism, General Purpose computing on Graphics Processing Unit (GPGPU) has superseded high-performance CPU in several important tasks, including computer graphics, physics calculations, encryption/decryption and scientific computations. Also, GPGPUs have been considered as a natural alternative to fulfill the computing needs for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning applications. Recent developments have shown intensive research activity in these fields.

The goal of this workshop is to provide a forum to discuss and evaluate emerging techniques, platforms and applications, capable of harvesting the power of current GPGPUs as well as to share new ideas from the research area of Artificial Intelligence. (The topic of this workshop is not only “Both GPU and AI”, but also “Either GPU or AI.”)

The GCA workshop seeks for high-quality papers on various topics, including but not limited to:

  • GPU computing
    • GPU applications
    • Computer graphics on GPUs
    • GPU compilation
    • GPU programming environments
    • GPU power efficiency
    • GPU architectures
    • GPU theoretical computing models
    • GPU benchmarking/measurements
    • GPU embedded systems
    • Multi-GPU systems
    • GPU cluster
    • Heterogeneous GPU platforms
    • CPU-GPU cooperation
    • CUDA/OpenCL/OpenACC
    • Deep learning on GPUs
  • Artificial intelligence
    • Artificial neural networks
    • Big data analytics
    • Data mining
    • Deep learning
    • Experts systems
    • Fuzzy logic
    • Machine learning
    • Natural language processing
    • Computer vision
    • Reinforcement learning

Paper format

  • Regular paper: 5–7 pages
  • Poster paper: 3–4 pages

Submission Instruction


The conference and workshop proceedings will be published by Conference Publishing Service and submitted to IEEE Xplore and CSDL digital libraries. Also they are submitted for indexing through INSPEC, EI (Compendex), Thomson ISI, and other indexing services.


Special Issue

We plan to publish extended versions of selected papers from CANDAR'16 main conference and workshops. Please see Special Issue for the details.

Important dates

Please see Schedule for the workshop abstract submission due and the workshop paper submission due.


Workshop co-chairs

  • Jacir L. Bordim (University of Brasilia)
  • Yasuaki Ito (Hiroshima University)

Program Committee

  • Masaki Aono (Toyohashi University of Technology)
  • Toshio Endo (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
  • Ken-ichi Fukui (Osaka University)
  • Takayasu Fushimi (Tokyo University of Technology)
  • Jing Gong (KTH Royal Institute of Technology)
  • Kohei Hatano (Kyushu University)
  • Hideitsu Hino (The Institute of Statistical Mathematics)
  • Tsutomu Inamoto (Ehime University)
  • Fumihiko Ino (Osaka University)
  • Takashi Ishida (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
  • Keisuke Iwai (National Defense Academy)
  • Yoshinobu Kawahara (Osaka University)
  • Atsushi Koike (National Institute of Technology, Ichinoseki College)
  • Takio Kurita (Hiroshima University)
  • Marcus Vinicius Lamar (Universidade de Brasília)
  • Marcelo Mandelli (Universidade de Brasília)
  • Takashi Matsubara (Kobe University)
  • Takeshi Morita (Keio University)
  • Daichi Mukunoki (RIKEN Advanced Institute for Computational Science)
  • Akira Naruse (NVIDIA)
  • Takahiro Nishigaki (Aoyama Gakuin University)
  • Anto Satriyo Nugroho (BPPT)
  • Satoshi Ohshima (Kyushu University)
  • Yoshiaki Okubo (Hokkaido University)
  • Tomonobu Ozaki (Nihon University)
  • Max Plauth (Hasso Plattner Institute, University of Potsdam)
  • Bisser Raytchev (Hiroshima University)
  • Janche Sang (Cleveland State University)
  • Hiroyuki Sato (The University of Tokyo)
  • Bertil Schmidt (University of Mainz)
  • Yuichiro Shibata (Nagasaki University)
  • Takashi Shimokawabe (The University of Tokyo)
  • Koichi Shirahata (FUJITSU LABORATORIES LTD.)
  • Tomah Sogabe (The University of Electro-Communications)
  • Daisuke Takahashi (University of Tsukuba)
  • Toru Tamaki (Hiroshima University)
  • Tomoaki Tsumura (Nagoya Institute of Technology)
  • Cristina Vasconcelos (UFF)
  • Cheng Wang (University of Houston)
  • Keiji Yamanaka (Universidade Federal de Uberlândia)
  • Keiji Yanai (The University of Electro-Communications)
  • Tetsuya Yoshida (Nara Women's University)
  • TBA

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