International Journal of High Performance Systems Architecture

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Editor in Chief: Dr. Nadia Nedjah
ISSN online: 1751-6536
ISSN print: 1751-6528
4 issues per year
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IJHPSA proposes and fosters discussion on all aspects of the design and implementation of high-performance architectures, which are centred around the concept of parallel processing. The journal will cover all types of advanced architectures ranging from pipelined structures, array processors and multiprocessor systems. Dedicated high-performance architectures and systems, as well as hardware and software design methods and tools, will also fall within the scope of IJHPSA.


 Topics covered include

  • Pipelining
  • Array processors
  • Multiprocessor systems
  • RISC architectures
  • Data flow systems
  • VLSI architectures, systems and applications
  • Performance evaluation and new trends
  • Multimedia systems and applications
  • Circuits and systems for data communications
  • Systems on a chip
  • Network on a chip
  • Analog circuit design
  • Modelling and simulation
  • CAD tools and design methodologies
  • Test and validation


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  • Pipelining
    • Pipelined architectures
    • Vectorisation methods
    • Vector processing
    • Dynamic pipelines
    • Pipeline chaining
  • Array Processors
    • Interconnections network topologies, such as systolic, mesh, cube, etc.
    • Parallel algorithms for array processors
    • Associative array processors
    • Masking and routing mechanisms
  • Multiprocessor Systems
    • Multiprocessor architectures
    • Tightly and loosely-coupled multiprocessors
    • Interconnection networks
    • Parallel memory organisation and multi-cache
    • Multiprocessing control
  • RISC Architectures
    • Instruction set
    • Pipelined RISC architectures
  • Data Flow Systems
    • Data-driven computing
    • Data flow architectures
  • VLSI Architectures
    • VLSI computing structures
    • Dedicated VLSI architectures
  • Performance evaluation and new trends



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IJHPSA provides a lively forum for the communications of original research. It acts as a scientific and professional journal to timely disseminate original research work on advanced systems architecture, which is at the heart of high-performance and cost-effective systems.


The audience for IJHPSA consists of researchers, academics, graduate students, professionals and system engineers working and interested in high-performance systems and their underlying advanced architectures.


IJHPSA publishes original peer-reviewed papers, which include research papers, review papers, case studies, book reviews. Special Issues devoted to important topics on advanced systems architecture will occasionally be published.



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    Editor in Chief

  • Nedjah, Nadia, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Associate Editors

  • Mourelle, Luiza de Macedo, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Wang, Chao, Beijing University of Technology, China
  • Xhafa, Fatos, Technical University of Catalonia, Spain

Editorial Board Members

  • Bagherzadeh, Nader, University of California, Irvine, USA
  • Bampi, Sergio, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
  • Bhujade, Moreshwar R, Indian Institute of Technology, India
  • Coutinho, Alvaro L. G. A., Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Dorronsoro, Bernabé, Universidad de Cádiz, Spain
  • Ebecken, Nelson F. F., Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Figueroa, Miguel, Universidad de Concepción, Chile
  • Filho, Antonio Carlos S. Beck, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
  • Gagliardi, Fabrizio, Microsoft Corporation, Switzerland
  • Gao, Xiao-Zhi, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
  • Gupta, B.B., National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra, India
  • Jozwiak, Lech, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
  • Kelly, Paul H. J., Imperial College London, UK
  • Latifi, Shahram, University of Nevada, USA
  • Navaux, Philippe O. A., Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil
  • Prieto, Alberto, Universidad de Granada, Spain
  • Rafla, Nader, Boise State University, USA
  • Sangaiah, Arun Kumar, VIT University, India
  • Sarbazi-Azad, Hamid, Sharif University of Technology, Iran
  • Sedukhin, Stanislav G., The University of Aizu, Japan
  • Šilc, Jurij, Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia
  • Tisserand, Arnaud, CNRS-IRISA, France
  • Trancoso, Pedro, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
  • Valero, Mateo, Universidad Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain
  • Wang, Aili, University of Science and Technology of China, China
  • Xu, Cheng-Zhong, Wayne State University, USA
  • Yang, Mei, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA
  • Zhang, Huizhen, Huaqiao University, China


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