DAC 2010 ANAHEIM JUNE 13-18
 
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DAC 43rd Talk Index

NEW! on-demand audio recordings of the 43rd DAC's BEST PAPERS synched with PowerPoint slides!

FRONT-END DESIGN BEST PAPER
14.2 SAT Sweeping with Local Observability Donít-Cares
Authors: Qi Zhu, Nathan B. Kitchen, Andreas Kuehlmann, Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli
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BACK-END DESIGN BEST PAPER
13.1 Power Grid Physics and Implications for CAD
Authors: Eli Chiprout, Sanjay Pant
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Mayor Newsom Declares DAC Day!


MONDAY KEYNOTE | iPod or Iridium - Which One Are You Going To Be?
Speaker: Joe Costello - Chairman of the Board, Orb Networks, Inc.


Keynote Supplement: Costello's Third Rule

TUESDAY KEYNOTE | Structuring Process and Design for Future Mobile Communication Devices
Speaker: Hans Stork - Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Director of Silicon Technology Development, Texas Instruments Inc.
     

SESSION 2 | Special Session: Why Doesn't My System Work?

2.2 A Reconfigurable Design-for-Debug Infrastructure for SoCs
Speaker: Miron Abramovici - DAFCA Inc.
Authors: Miron Abramovici, Paul Bradley, Kumar Dwarakanath, Peter Levin, Gerard Memmi, Dave Miller - DAFCA Inc.
          
2.3 Visibility Enhancement for Silicon Debug
Speaker: Yu-Chin Hsu - Novas Software, Inc.
Authors: Yu-Chin Hsu, Furshing Tsai, Wells Jong, Ying-Tsai Chang - Novas Software, Inc.
          

SESSION 7 | Special Session: Bridging the System to RTL Verification Gap
7.1 Use of C/C++ Models for Architecture Exploration and Verification of DSPs
Speaker: David Brier - Texas Instruments Inc.
Authors: David Brier, Raj S. Mitra - Texas Instruments Inc.
          
7.2 Maintaining Consistency Between SystemC and RTL System Designs
Speaker: Christopher Lennard - ARM Ltd.
Authors: Christopher Lennard, Alistair Bruce, Andrew Nightingale, Nizar Romdhane - ARM Ltd.
M M Kamal Hashmi, Steve Beavis - Spiratech Ltd.
          
7.3 SystemC Transaction Level Models and RTL Verification
Speaker/Author: Stuart Swan - Cadence Design Systems, Inc.
          
7.4 Towards a C++-Based Design Methodology Facilitating Sequential Equivalence Checking
Speaker: Venkat Krishnaswamy - Calypto Design Systems, Inc.
Authors: Venkat Krishnaswamy - Calypto Design Systems, Inc.
Phillipe Georgelin - ST Microelectronics           

SESSION 12 | Special Session: Reliability Challenges for 65nm and Beyond

12.1 Reliability Challenges for 45nm and Beyond
Speaker/Author: Joe McPherson - Texas Instruments Inc.
          
12.3 Design in Reliability for Communication Designs
Speaker: Uday B. Reddy - Intel Corp.
Authors: Uday B. Reddy, Murty Dasaka, Pavan Kaipa - Intel Corp.
          
12.4 Practical Aspects of Reliability Analysis for IC Designs
Speaker: Thomas Pompl - Infineon Tech. AG
Authors: Thomas Pompl, Christian Schlunder, Martina Hommel, Heiko Nielen, Jens Schneider - Infineon Tech. AG
          

SESSION 17 | Special Session: Highlights of ISSCC: Multimedia
17.1 Design of a 125uW, Fully Scalable MPEG-2 and H.264/AVC Video Decoder for Mobile Applications
Speaker: Tsu-Ming Liu - National Chiao-Tung Univ.
Authors: Tsu-Ming Liu, Ching-Che Chung, Chen-Yi Lee - National Chiao-Tung Univ.
Ting-An Lin, Sheng-Zen Wang - MediaTek, Inc.
          
17.2 Memory in the Multimedia Era
Speaker: Changhyun Kim - Samsung Electronics Co, Ltd.
Authors: Changhyun Kim - Samsung Electronics Co, Ltd.
    
17.3 A CMOS SoC for 56/18/16 CD/DVD-dual/RAM Applications
Speaker: Bing-Yu Hsieh - MediaTek Inc.
Authors: Jyh-Shin Pan, Hao-Cheng Chen, Bing-Yu Hsieh, Hong-Ching Chen, Roger Lee, Ching-Ho Chu, Yuan-Chin Liu, Chuan Liu, Lily Huang, Chang-Long Wu, Meng-Hsueh Lin, Chun-Yiu Lin, Shang-Nien Tsai, Jenn-Ning Yang, Chang-Po Ma, Yung Cheng, Shu-Hung Chou, Hsiu-Chen Peng, Peng-Chuan Huang, Benjamin Chiu, Alex Ho - MediaTek Inc.
          
17.4 Hierarchical Power Distribution and Power Management Scheme for a Single Chip Mobile Processor
Speaker: Toshihiro Hattori - Renesas Technology Corp.
Authors: Toshihiro Hattori, Takahiro Irita, Masayuki Ito, Eiji Yamamoto, Hisashi Kato, Go Sado, Tetsuhiro Yamada, Kunihiko Nishiyama, Hiroshi Yagi, Takao Koike, Yoshihiko Tsuchihashi, Motoki Higashida, Hiroyuki Asano, Izumi Hayashibara, Ken Tatezawa, Yasuhisa Shimazaki, Naozumi Morino, Yoshihiko Yasu, Tadashi Hoshi, Yujiro Miyairi, Kazumasa Yanagisawa, Kenji Hirose, Saneaki Tamaki, Shinichi Yoshioka - Renesas Technology Corp.
Toshifumi Ishii, Yusuke Kanno, Hiroyuki Mizuno, Tetsuya Yamada, Naohiko Irie - Hitachi, Ltd.
Reiko Tsuchihashi, Nobuto Arai, Tomohiro Akiyama, Koji Ohno - NTT DoCoMo, Inc.
          

SESSION 23 | Invited Session: CAD Challenges for Leading-Edge Multimedia Designs

23.1 Addressing the Challenge of Low Power, High Performance and Scalable Multimedia Acceleration in the Nomadik Processor
Speaker/Author: Pierre Paulin - STMicroelectronics
      no paper
23.2 Next-Generation Multimedia Designs: Verification Needs
Speaker/Author: Ira Chayut - NVIDIA
     no paper
23.3 CAD Challenges for Designing a High Frequency Multi-Core SoC Implementation of a First-Generation CELL Processor
Speaker: Neeraj Paliwal - IBM Corp.
Authors: Neeraj Paliwal, DAC Pham - IBM Corp.
     no paper

SESSION 29 | PANEL: Design Challenges for Next-Generation Multimedia, Game and Entertainment Platforms
Speakers:
John Cohn - IBM Corp.
Chris Malachowsky - NVIDIA Corp.
Richard Tobias - Pixelworks
Jeong-Taek Kong, Sr. - Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Brendan Traw - Intel Corp.
     

SESSION 35 | Power-Constrained Design for Multimedia
35.1 SMERT: Energy-Efficient Design of a Multimedia Messaging System for Mobile Devices
Speaker: Bin Wei - AT&T Labs
Authors: Lin Zhong - Rice Univ.
Bin Wei - AT&T Labs
Mike Sinclair - Microsoft Research
          
35.2 Signature-Based Workload Estimation for Mobile 3D Graphics
Speaker: Bren C. Mochocki - Univ. of Notre Dame
Authors: Bren C. Mochocki, Xiaobo S. Hu - Univ. of Notre Dame
Srihari Cadambi, Kanishka Lahiri - NEC-Labs America
          
35.3 Games are Up for DVFS
Speaker: Yan Gu - National Univ. of Singapore
Authors: Yan Gu, Samarjit Chakraborty, Wei Tsang Ooi - National Univ. of Singapore
          

35.4 Power Aware Mobile Display
Speaker: Ali Iranli - Univ. of Southern California
Authors: Ali Iranli, Wonbok Lee, Massoud Pedram - Univ. of Southern California
          
35.5 Power Minimization for LED-backlit TFT-LCDs
Speaker/Authors: Wei-Chung Cheng - National Chiao Tung Univ.
          

SESSION 41 | Nanotubes and Nanowires
41.1 NATURE: A Hybrid Nanotube/CMOS Dynamically Reconfigurable Architecture
Speaker: Wei Zhang - Princeton Univ.
Authors: Wei Zhang, Niraj K. Jha - Princeton Univ.
Li Shang - Queen's Univ.
          
41.2 Modeling and Analysis of Circuit Performance of Ballistic CNFET
Speaker: Bipul C. Paul - Stanford Univ.
Authors: Bipul C. Paul, Thomas Lee - Stanford Univ.
Shinobu Fujita, Masaki Okajima - Toshiba Corp.
          
41.4 A New Hybrid FPGA With Nanoscale Clusters and CMOS Routing
Speaker: Mohammad Tehranipoor - Univ. of Maryland
Authors: Reza M. Rad, Mohammad Tehranipoor - Univ. of Maryland
          

SESSION 47 | Special Session: More Moore's Law and More than Moore's Law
47.1 Electronics Beyond Nano-scale CMOS
Speaker/Author: Shekhar Y. Borkar - Intel Corp.
          
47.2 Are Carbon Nanotubes the Future of VLSI Interconnections?
Speaker: Kaustav Banerjee - Univ. of California
Authors: Kaustav Banerjee, Navin Srivastava - Univ. of California
          
47.3 The Zen of Nonvolatile Memories
Speaker/Author: Erwin Prinz - Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.
          

THURSDAY KEYNOTE | The Challenges of Convergence
Speaker: Alessandro Cremonesi, Strategy and Technology Group Vice-President and Advanced System Technology General Manager, STMicroelectronics
      (53 M)

SESSION 53 | Nano- and Bio-Chip Design
53.1 Design Automation for DNA Self-Assembled Nanostructures
Speaker: Constantin Pistol - Duke Univ.
Authors: Constantin Pistol, Alvin Lebeck, Chris L. Dwyer - Duke Univ.
          
53.2 Automated Design of Pin-Constrained Digital Microfluidic Arrays for Lab-on-a-Chip Applications
Speaker: Fei Su - Duke Univ.
Authors: William L. Hwang, Fei Su, Krishnendu Chakrabarty - Duke Univ.
          
53.3 Placement of Digital Microfluidic Biochips Using the T-tree Formulation

Speaker: Ping-Hung Yuh - National Taiwan Univ.
Authors: Ping-Hung Yuh, Chia-Lin Yang, Yao-Wen Chang - National Taiwan Univ.
          
53.4 A High Density, Carbon Nanotube Capacitor for Decoupling Applications

Speaker: Mark M. Budnik - Purdue Univ.
Authors: Mark M. Budnik, Arijit Raychowdhury, Aditya Bansal, Kaushik Roy - Purdue Univ.
          

SESSION 59 | PANEL: DFM Where's the Proof of Value?
Speakers:
Joseph Sawicki - Mentor Graphics Corp.
Andrew B. Kahng - Blaze DFM, Inc.
Atul Sharan - Clear Shape Technologies, Inc.
Naeem Zafar - Pyxis Technology, Inc.
Mike Gianfagna - Aprio Technologies, Inc.
Raul Camposano - Synopsys, Inc.
     

IEEE Solid State Circuits Society Electronic Design Automation Consortium CEDA - IEEE Council on Electronic Design Automation SIGDA Special Interest Group - Design Automation