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TAU 2016

ACM International Workshop on Timing Issues in the Specification and Synthesis of Digital Systems

March 10-11, 2016
Hilton Sonoma Wine Country, Santa Rosa, California
www.tauworkshop.com

The ACM sponsored TAU series of workshops provide an informal forum for practitioners and researchers working on temporal aspects of digital systems to disseminate early work and engage in a free discussion of ideas. The twenty-third in the TAU series, the TAU 2016 workshop emphasizes novel aspects of timing and power analysis as well as optimization with special invited talks.

* TAU 2016 was held at Hilton Sonoma Wine Country, Santa Rosa, California, USA between March 10-11, 2016. The workshop has concluded for 2016. TAU thanks all attendees and sponsors for a successful event and looks forward to an equally exciting workshop in 2017 (details to be posted after June 2016).

* Final technical program and selected slides are now available.
* TAU 2016 had speakers/attendees from academia and companies including: Arcadia, ARM, Broadcom, Cadence, Clariphy, ClkDA, HHMI, IBM, Intel/Altera, MediaTek, Mentor Graphics, NVIDIA, Oracle, Qualcomm, Synopsys, TSMC, Xilinx, UCSD, UIUC, Univ. of Utah, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Osaka University, and Kyoto University
* Pictures from TAU 2016

Special session and keynote invited talks in TAU 2016 (in alphabetic order of speaker names):

Title: In search of lost time
by: Prof. Andrew B Kahng (CSE/ECE, High-performance computing chair)
Univ. of California, San Diego, USA
Title: Timing in biological systems
by: Dr. Louis K Scheffer (Janelia principal scientist)
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, USA
Title: Optimizing automotive drive trains:
from energy source to where the rubber meets the road

by: Dr. Patrick Groeneveld (Synopsys scientist)
Synopsys Inc., USA

Similar to prior years, TAU organized a timing contest. The topic for the TAU 2016 contest was Timing macro-modeling. Winners of the contest were be awarded plaques as well as cash prizes!

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