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University of Catania, IT
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Politecnico di Milano, IT

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Hewlett Packard Labs, US
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ITC University of Tokyo, JP

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Approximate & Transprecision Computing
Chair: Salvatore Monteleone, IEA & ETIS Lab, U-Cergy, FR

  • Approximate Trivial Instructions
    Zayan Shaikh and Ehsan Atoofian
  • Combining Learning and Optimization for Transprecision Computing
    Andrea Borghesi, Giuseppe Tagliavini, Michele Lombardi, Luca Benini and Michela Milano
  • Approximating Trigonometric Functions for Posits Using the CORDIC Method
    Jay Lim, Matan Shachnai and Santosh Nagarakatte
  • (Short) Enabling Mixed-Precision Quantized Neural Networks in Extreme-Edge Devices
    Nazareno Bruschi, Angelo Garofalo, Francesco Conti, Giuseppe Tagliavini and Davide Rossi
  • (Short) High-Level Synthesis of Throughput-optimized and Energy-efficient Approximate Designs
    Marcos T. Leipnitz and Gabriel Nazar

Large-Scale Computing
Chair: Carsten Trinitis, Technical University of Munich

  • Scale-Out Beam Longitudinal Dynamics Simulations
    Konstantinos Iliakis, Helga Timko, Sotirios Xydis and Dimitrios Soudris
  • A Runtime System for Finite Element Methods in a Partitioned Global Address Space
    Stefan Groth, Daniel Grünewald, Jürgen Teich and Frank Hannig
  • Contention-aware Application Performance Prediction for Disaggregated Memory Systems
    Felippe Vieira Zacarias, Rajiv Nishtala and Paul Carpenter
  • (Short) Freeway: An Order-less User-space Framework for Non-real-time Applications
    Yifan Shen, Ke Liu, Ziting Guo, Wenli Zhang, Guanghui Zhang, Vaneet Aggarwal and Mingyu Chen
  • (Short) Management of Container-based Genetic Algorithm Workloads over Cloud Infrastructure
    Thamer Alrefai and Leandro Soares Indrusiak

System Software & Tools
Chair: Siddhartha Jana, Intel

  • Verified Instruction-Level Energy Consumption Measurement for NVIDIA GPUs
    Yehia Arafa, Ammar ElWazir, Abdelrahman Elkanishy, Youssef Aly, Ayatelrahman Elsayed, Abdel-Hameed Badawy, Gopinath Chennupati, Stephan Eidenbenz and Nandakishore Santhi
  • (Short) StoneCutter: A Very High Level Instruction Set Design Language
    John Leidel, David Donofrio and Frank Conlon
  • (Short) An Evolutionary Framework for Automatic and Guided Discovery of Algorithms
    Ruchira Sasanka and Konstantinos Krommydas
  • (Short) Software Stack for an Analog Mesh Computer: The Case of a Nanophotonic PDE Accelerator
    Engin Kayraklioglu, Jeff Anderson, Hamid Reza Imani, Volker Sorger and Tarek El-Ghazawi

Hardware Design
Chair: Antonino Tumeo, PNNL

  • Application-specific Network-on-Chip Design Space Exploration Framework for Neuromorphic Processor
    Ziyang Kang, Shiying Wang, Lei Wang, Shiming Li, Lianhua Qu, Wei Shi, Rui Gong and Weixia Xu
  • Design of an Open-Source Bridge Between Non-Coherent Burst-Based and Coherent Cache-Line-Based Memory Systems
    Matheus Cavalcante, Andreas Kurth, Fabian Schuiki and Luca Benini
  • Efficient Architecture Design for the AES-128 Algorithm on Embedded Systems
    Rupam Mondal, Hau Ngo, James Shey, Ryan Rakvic, Owens Walker and Dane Brown
  • Time-Sliced Quantum Circuit Partitioning for Modular Architectures
    Jonathan Baker, Casey Duckering, Alexander Hoover and Fred Chong
  • (Short) Analysis of control and sensing interfaces in a Photonic Integrated Chip solution for Quantum Computing
    Luca Gemma, Martino Bernard, Mher Ghulinyan and Davide Brunelli

Quantum Computing
Chair: Davide Patti, University of Catania, IT

  • Approximate Approximation on a Quantum Annealer
    Irmi Sax, Sebastian Feld, Sebastian Zielinski, Thomas Gabor, Claudia Linnhoff-Popien and Wolfgang Mauerer
  • Automaton-based methodology for implementing optimization constraints for quantum annealing
    Hristo Djidjev
  • Compressed Quadratization of Higher Order Binary Optimization Problems
    Avradip Mandal, Arnab Roy, Sarvagya Upadhyay and Hayato Ushijima-Mwesigwa
  • Constant Weight Strings in Constant Time: a Building Block for Code-based Post-quantum Cryptosystems
    Alessandro Barenghi and Gerardo Pelosi
  • (Short) Quantum Splines for Non-Linear Approximations
    Antonio Macaluso, Luca Clissa, Stefano Lodi and Claudio Sartori

Security & Fault Tolerance
Chair: Siddhartha Jana, Intel

  • Terminator: A Data-level Hybrid Framework for Intellectual Property Theft Detection and Prevention
    Meichen Liu, Meimei Li, Degang Sun, Zhixin Shi, Bin Lv and Pengcheng Liu
  • Building a Portable Deeply-Nested Implicit Information Flow Tracking
    Leandro Santiago de Araújo, Leandro Augusto Justen Marzulo, Tiago Assumpção de Oliveira Alves, Felipe Maia Galvão França, Israel Koren and Sandip Kundu
  • RCecker: A Lightweight Rule-based Mechanism for Backward Control-Flow Integrity
    Xiaoxin Li, Jiazhen Li, Rui Hou and Dan Meng
  • Byzantine Fault Tolerance for Centrally Coordinated Missions with Unmanned Vehicles
    Nasos Grigoropoulos, Manos Koutsoubelias and Spyros Lalis

Machine Learning Applications
Chair: Ramtin Zand, University of South Carolina, US

  • An Efficient Object Detection Framework with Modified Dense Connections for Small Objects Optimizations
    Yicong Zhang, Mingyu Wang and Zhaolin Li
  • Deffe: A Data-Efficient Framework for Performance Characterization in Domain-Specific Computing
    Frank Liu, Narasinga Rao Miniskar, Dwaipayan Chakraborty and Jeffrey Vetter
  • Direction-optimizing Label Propagation and its Applications for Community Detection
    Xu Liu, Mahantesh Halappanavar, Kevin Barker, Andrew Lumsdaine and Assefaw Gebremedhin
  • (Short) SoundFactory: a Framework for Generating Datasets for Deep Learning SELD Algorithms
    Alberto Scionti, Simone Ciccia and Olivier Terzo

Data Analytics & Management
Chair: Simone Vuotto, University of Sassari

  • Outlier Detection based on Sparse Coding and Neighbor Entropy in High-dimensional Space
    Ping Gu, Meng Chow and Siyu Shao
  • HiLSM: An LSM-Based Key-Value Store for Hybrid NVM-SSD Storage Systems
    Wenjie Li, Dejun Jiang, Jin Xiong and Yungang Bao
  • (Short) Similarity-Aware Popularity-based Caching in Wireless Edge Computing
    Xianglin Wei, Jianwei Liu, Junwei Wang, Yangang Wang and Jianhua Fan
  • (Short) SCoEmbeddings: Encoding Sentiment Information into Contextualized Embeddings for Sentiment Analysis
    Hui Huang, Yueyuan Jin and Ruonan Rao
  • (Short) Adaptive Entropy Coding Method for Stream-based Lossless Data Compression
    Shinichi Yamagiwa, Eisaku Hayakawa and Koichi Marumo