Beyond the future created
by computers

Waseda University’s ICT & Robotics Unit hosted the International SISA Workshop “Extreme-Scale HPC and Big Data Systems: A Pathway to Their Convergence and Beyond” from January 18 and 19, 2017 at the Green Computing System Research and Development Center, Waseda University.

The guest speakers from the United States, Europe and Asia presented and discussed the future of cutting-edge technologies of strategic initiatives of computing systems and applications (SISA), which integrate HPC, big data, and AI technologies. The workshop was divided into four topics: architecture & applications, system software & applications, extreme scale & beyond, and integration of HPC, big data & AI. Over 130 participants, including students and representatives from top companies such as Toshiba and Fujitsu, attended the event.