CADS 2010 : The 15th CSI International Symposium on Computer Architecture and Digital Systems
Call For Papers
The 15th CSI Symposium on Computer Architecture & Digital Systems
September 23-24, 2010, School of Computer Science, IPM, Tehran, Iran
CADS2010 solicits novel, unpublished papers on a broad range of topics that include, but are not limited to, the following:
*Computer Architecture and Synthesis
Computer architecture topics such as multi-cores, memory systems, and parallel computing; compilation Technologies; java Processing; arithmetic, signal processing and vector processing units; graphics processing units and hardware accelerators; high-level, behavioral, register-transfer, logic and physical circuit synthesis; memory architectures; communication architecture and protocols; specific circuits and processors; energy-awareness, green computing; organic and autonomic computing; management of parallel computational resources, memory allocation and hierarchy; transaction level modeling and higher-level modeling; virtual system prototyping; design space exploration; synthesis of asynchronous and dataflow driven systems; system aspects of ubiquitous and pervasive computing such as sensor nodes, novel input/output devices, novel computing platforms, architecture modeling, and middleware; performance metrics and evaluation.
Theoretical aspects, number systems, algorithms for operations, implementations and applications of computer arithmetic.
CMP, SMP, SMT, DSP and VLIW (multi)processor architecture and enhancements; Interconnection architectures like NoC, Processor core architectures, Virtualization techniques; power, timing, predictability and other QoS issues; Processor allocation and scheduling in MPSoCs, Programming tools and techniques, Mapping of applications onto MPSoCs ; MPSoC reliability issues; OS and compiler support for MPSoCs; Performance modelling and prediction.
*Dependable and Fault-Tolerant Systems
Reliability models for hardware and software, modelling and simulation of fault-tolerant systems; fault models and fault model abstraction, fault-tolerant systems and system components, fault treatment, detection and correction of transient faults; testing of hardware and software and formal verification of systems; timeliness problems and safety-critical applications; dependability of embedded systems, highly available systems; robustness and robustness metrics, quantitative assessment of reliability improvements.
*Testing of Digital Systems
Design and verification languages; functional, structural and parametric specification and modeling; simulation, emulation, prototyping, and testing at the system, register-transfer, logic and physical levels; co-simulation and co-verification.
*Very Large Scale Integrated Circuits and Emerging technologies
Deep sub-micron VLSI design issues; digital design in 3D layouts; optical, bio, nano and quantum technologies and computing; self-organizing and self-adapting systems.
*Embedded and Real-time Systems
Real-time operating systems and scheduling; timing analysis; programming languages and run-time systems; middleware systems; design and analysis tools; embedded systems and operating systems and scheduling; HW/SW co-design; power/thermal-aware design issues; embedded multimedia applications; embedded system design practices, embedded system architecture.
Processor, communication, memory and software architectures with focus on application specific and/or embedded computing.
(Wireless) Communication and networking; measurement and control; health-care and medicine; military, space, avionics and automotive systems; surveillance and security; networked and electronic media; multimedia design; real time signal processing hardware; digital video technology; consumer electronics; ambient intelligence; wireless sensor networks; ubiquitous, wearable and implanted systems.
*Other Topics in Computer Architecture and Digital Systems
Abstract Submission: March 31, 2010 (Extended)
Paper Submission: April 10, 2010 (Extended)
Notification: June 05, 2010
Camera Ready: July 10, 2010