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ISPD 2013 Discrete Gate Sizing Contest
Registration Deadline: December 14th, 2012
March 24-27, 2013 - Lake Tahoe, CA
During the past few years, ISPD has been hosting placement, routing, and clock network synthesis with challenging industrial benchmarks. These contests have significantly advanced the quality of algorithms for physical design. Last year, ISPD hosted the 1st discrete gate sizing contest, in which it exposed some of the physical synthesis challenges to the academic community, while keeping the problem complexity still manageable. In 2013, ISPD will continue the tradition and host an updated contest for simultaneous gate sizing and Vt assignment to optimize performance and power. Contest results will be announced at the ISPD event in March 2013.
Synopsys Joins PACE Global Partnership
Synopsys has recently joined the Partners for the Advancement of Collaborative Engineering Education (PACE) program. Through the PACE program, Synopsys' Saber product line for the modeling and simulation of power, physical and multi-domain automotive systems will be provided to all 57 PACE institutions worldwide.
PACE is an initiative by GM, Autodesk, HP, Oracle, and Siemens PLM Software to support strategically selected academic institutions through the contribution of computer-based engineering tools. The goal of PACE is to integrate essential automotive-related applications into 57 select institutions worldwide in order to develop the automotive product lifecycle management team of the future. Through PACE, engineering students develop practical skills in the core applications and processes they will use in high-technology careers in industry. Synopsys and 16 other companies support PACE in this effort and are proud to be involved in this program.
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