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IEEE International High-Level Design Validation and Test Workshop Collocated with DAC 2010, Anaheim, California, June 10–12, 2010
The fifteenth annual workshop HLDVT 2010 aims to bring together a community of researchers in the areas of design, validation, and test. The workshop addresses the integration of multiple functions on-chip at higher levels of design abstraction, and the techniques and methodologies for modeling, analyzing, and validating such systems. In particular, the workshop has become a unique forum for researchers and practitioners to discuss the practical issues associated with validation of extremely large designs.
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
• Simulation-Based Validation
• Formal Verification and Hybrid Methods
• Design Abstraction & Behavioral Modeling
• Error Trace Interpretation and Debugging
• On-Chip and Core-Based Testing
• Test Generation for Defects, Design Errors, and Delay
• Hardware/Software and Mixed-signal System Co-Validation
• Emulation and Prototyping
• Post-silicon Validation and Debug
Paper Submission: The Program Committee invites authors to submit papers not to exceed 8 pages (IEEE two-column conference format with 10pt minimum font size) describing original and unpublished work. Panels and special session proposals are also invited. All submissions must be made electronically in PDF format using the paper submission webpage: http://www.hldvt.com/submissions . Please ensure that all the required contact details are entered during online submission.
Paper Publication and Presenter Registration: The submission of a paper or panel proposal will be considered as evidence that upon acceptance, the author(s) will present their paper. For the papers to appear in the program and proceedings, required is at least one full workshop registration by an author before the submis- sion of camera-ready version. IEEE reserves the right to exclude a paper from distribution (e.g., removal from IEEE Xplore) if the paper is not presented at the workshop.
Submission deadline: March 7, 2010
Acceptance Notification: April 6, 2010
Final manuscript: April 19, 2010
Questions regarding paper submissions and the program may be ad- dressed to the program chair: Zeljko Zilic, email@example.com. Other questions may be addressed to the general chair: Prabhat Mishra, firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional pertinent information will be made available at http://www.hldvt.com/10/ .
Journal Special Section: The best papers on validation of multicore systems will be considered for inclusion in a special section of IEEE Design and Test of Com- puters, to be published in May 2011.
HLDVT 2010 is sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society Test Technology Tech- nical Council and the IEEE CS Design Automation Technical Committee.
Prabhat Mishra, Univ. of Florida
Zeljko Zilic, McGill University
Priyank Kalla, Univ. of Utah
Hao Zheng, Univ. of South Florida
Miroslav Velev, Aries Design Automation
Web Publicity Chair
Ismet Bayraktaroglu, Sun
Shireesh Verma, Conexant
Local Arrangements Chair
Ian Harris, UC Irvine
Shankar Hemmady, Synopsys
Panel/Special Session Chair
Sandeep Shukla, Virginia Tech
Samar Abdi, Concordia Univ.
Valeria Bertacco, Univ. of Michigan
Marc Boulé, Ecole de Tech. Supérieure
Ed Cerny, Synopsys
Pankaj Chauhan, Calypto
Tim Cheng, UC Santa Barbara
Franco Fummi, Univ. di Verona
John Hayes, Univ. of Michigan
Michael Hsiao, Virginia Tech
Alan Hu, Univ. British Columbia
Nicola Nicolici, McMaster Univ.
Priyadarsan Patra, Intel
Laurence Pierre, Univ. Grenoble
Wolfgang Rosenstiel, Tu ̈bingen Univ.
Pablo Sanchez, Univ. of Cantabria
Torsten Schober, IBM Germany
Namrata Shekhar, Synopsys
Li-C. Wang, UC Santa Barbara
Jin Yang, Intel Avi Ziv, IBM
Bernard Courtois, CMP-TIMA
Masahiro Fujita, Univ. of Tokyo
Prab Varma, Blue Pearl Software