Multilevel Optimization in VLSICAD

December 3 - 5, 2001

Schedule


Monday, December 3, 2001

9:00 - 10:00
Jason Cong (UCLA)

Computational Challenges in Gigascale VLSICAD

10:30 - 11:30
Achi Brandt (Weizmann Institute of Science)

Multiscale Optimization Strategies
PDF Presentation

11:30 - 12:00
Ding-zhu Du (University of Minnesota)

Guillotine Cut in Approximation Algorithms

1:30 - 2:30
3:00 - 3:45
Jacob White (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Multiscale Algorithms for Electrical Performance Analysis of Interconnect

3:45 - 4:30

Tuesday, December 4, 2001

9:00 - 10:00
Chandu Visweswariah (IBM Watson Research Center)

Optimization Challenges in Transistor Sizing

10:00 - 10:30
Martin Wong (University of Texas, Austin)

The Floorplan Design Problem

11:15 - 12:00
1:15 - 1:45
Stephan Hartmann (TU Berlin/ Cap Gemini Ernst & Young)

New complexity issues and algorithms on channel and switchbox routing

1:45 - 2:45
3:00 - 4:00

Wednesday, December 5, 2001

9:00 - 9:45
9:45 - 10:30
John Lillis (University of Illinois at Chicago)

Topics in Middle-Down Placement
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

10:45 - 11:30