2020 Best Paper/Presentation Recipients


Best Paper Research

Algorithm-Hardware Co-Design of Adaptive Floating-Point Encodings for Resilient Deep Learning Inference

Thierry Tambe, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
En-Yu Yang, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Zishen Wan, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Yuntian Deng, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Vijay Janapa Reddi, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Alexander Rush, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
David Brooks, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Gu-Yeon Wei, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA


NOMINATED BEST PAPER CANDIDATES

COEXE: An Efficient Co-Execution Architecture for Real-Time Neural Network Services
FLOPS: Efficient On-Chip Learning for Optical Neural Networks Through Stochastic Zeroth-Order Optimization
ATUNs: Modular and Scalable Support for Atomic Operations in a Shared Memory Multiprocessor
TP-GNN: A Graph Neural Network Framework for Tier Partitioning in Monolithic 3D ICs
A Two-Way SRAM Array Based Accelerator for Deep Neural Network On-Chip Training
Algorithm-Hardware Co-Design of Adaptive Floating-Point Encodings for Resilient Deep Learning Inference


BEST PAPER AWARD COMMITTEE

Jason M. Fung
Jeronimo Castrillon
Jian-Jia Chen
Noel Menezes
Partha Pande
Preeti R. Panda
Rajiv Joshi
Seda Ogrenci Memik
Vijay Raghunathan
Yu Cao


Best Paper Designer Track Front-End

Easy Deadlock Verification and Debug with Advanced Formal Verification

Laurent Arditi - Arm, Ltd., Valbonne, France
Vincent Abikhattar - Arm, Ltd., Sophia-Antipolis, France
Joe Hupcey III - Mentor, A Siemens Business, Fremont, CA
Jeremy Levitt - Mentor, A Siemens Business, Fremont, CA


Achieve Better Communication in Your UVM TB Using These Obscure UVM Classes

Pavan Yeluri - NVIDIA Corp., Hyderabad, India
Ranjith Nair - NVIDIA Corp., Hyderabad, India


Best Paper Designer Track – Back-End

A CPU Power Distribution Network Optimization Method Considering Routing Congestion with Genetic Algorithm

Huajun Wen - MediaTek, Inc., Austin, TX
Hsinchen Chen - MediaTek, Inc., Austin, TX
Wei Chang - Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Thomas Drablos - MediaTek, Inc., Austin, TX


Weighted Partial Gating Selection Algorithm for Power Reduction in Scan Based Tests

Kavithaa Rajagopalan - Texas Instruments India Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore, India
WIlson Pradeep - Texas Instruments India Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore, India
Shreya Gupta - Malaviya National Institute of Technology & Texas Instruments India Pvt. Ltd., Jaipur, India


Best Paper – IP Track

PCI Gen4 Channel Optimization Using Machine Learning

Wook Kim - Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Hwaseong, Republic of Korea
Raewoon You - Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Hwaseong, Republic of Korea
Jun So Park - Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Hwaseong, Republic of Korea


Best Paper – Embedded Systems Track

The Path Towards Battery-Free and Forever-Battery Life for Internet of Things

Masoud Zargari - Atmosic Technologies, Campbell, CA
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