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SASIMI 2021
The 23rd Workshop on Synthesis And System Integration of Mixed Information Technologies
Technical Program

Remark: The presenter of each paper is marked with "*".   Time zone is JST (=UTC+9:00)
Technical Program:   SIMPLE version   DETAILED version with abstract
Author Index:   HERE

Session Schedule

Monday, March 29, 2021

Opening
9:50 - 10:10
I1  (Zoom Room)
Invited Talk I

10:10 - 11:00
R1  (Gather Room)
Regular Poster Session I (3-min. live short presentations of R1 posters at the beginning)

11:00 - 12:30
Lunch
12:30 - 13:40
I2  (Zoom Room)
Invited Talk II

13:40 - 14:30
R2  (Gather Room)
Regular Poster Session II (3-min. live short presentations of R2 posters at the beginning)

14:30 - 16:00
K1  (Zoom Room)
Keynote Speech I

16:00 - 17:00
Tuesday, March 30, 2021

K2  (Zoom Room)
Keynote Speech II

10:00 - 11:00
R3  (Gather Room)
Regular Poster Session III (3-min. live short presentations of R3 posters at the beginning)

11:00 - 12:30
Lunch
12:30 - 13:40
I3  (Zoom Room)
Invited Talk III

13:40 - 14:30
R4  (Gather Room)
Regular Poster Session IV (3-min. live short presentations of R4 posters at the beginning)

14:30 - 16:00
Closing
16:00 - 16:10


List of papers

Remark: The presenter of each paper is marked with "*".   Time zone is JST (=UTC+9:00)

Monday, March 29, 2021

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Invited Talk I
Time: 10:10 - 11:00, Monday, March 29, 2021
Location: Zoom Room
Chair: Yoshinori Takeuchi (Kindai Univ., Japan)

I1-1 (Time: 10:10 - 11:00)   (To this speaker's information)
Title(Invited Talk) The Status and Potential of Quantum Computers: From Quantum Computational Supremacy to Fault-Tolerant Quantum Computer
AuthorKeisuke Fujii (Osaka Univ., Japan)
Pagep. 1
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Regular Poster Session I (3-min. live short presentations of R1 posters at the beginning)
Time: 11:00 - 12:30, Monday, March 29, 2021
Location: Gather Room
Chairs: Mahfuzul Islam (Kyoto Univ., Japan), Ken Nakamura (NTT, Japan)

Best Paper Award
R1-1
TitleMinimum Energy Point Tracking over a Wide Operating Performance Region
Author*Shoya Sonoda, Jun Shiomi, Hidetoshi Onodera (Kyoto Univ., Japan)
Pagepp. 2 - 7
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R1-2
TitleHierarchical Overlapped Clustering for Ising-Model Based TSP Solver
Author*Riu Shimizu, Song Bian, Takashi Sato (Kyoto Univ., Japan)
Pagepp. 8 - 13
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R1-3
TitleA Highly Linear Sensor System Using SEIR for Distortion Evaluation of Sensor Front-end
Author*Chia-Wei Pai, Tatsuya Ishikawa, Hiroki Ishikuro (Keio Univ., Japan)
Pagepp. 14 - 18
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R1-4
TitleMENTAI: A Fully Automated CGRA Application Development Environment that Supports Hardware/Software Co-design
Author*Ayaka Ohwada, Takuya Kojima, Hideharu Amano (Keio Univ., Japan)
Pagepp. 19 - 24
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R1-5
TitleEfficient Sample Preparation for Programmable Microfluidic Devices with Defect Valves
Author*Shuaijie Ying, Shigeru Yamashita (Ritsumeikan Univ., Japan)
Pagepp. 25 - 28
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R1-6
TitlePower Domain Layer Assignment in Package Substrate Design
Author*Yu-Sheng Qin, Xiao-Yu Wang, Yi-Yu Liu (National Taiwan Univ. of Science and Tech., Taiwan)
Pagepp. 29 - 32
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R1-7
TitleA Novel FPGA-Based Convolution Accelerator for Addernet
Author*Ke Ma, Lei Mao, Shinji Kimura (Waseda Univ., Japan)
Pagepp. 33 - 38
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R1-8
TitleEvaluation of Multiply Accumulators with Stochastic Numbers for Image Processing
Author*Katsuhiro Ichikawa, Shigeru Yamashita (Ritsumeikan Univ., Japan)
Pagepp. 39 - 44
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R1-9
TitleLinear Programming Based Reliable Software Performance Model Construction with Noisy CPU Performance Counter Values
Author*Teruaki Tanaka (Mitsubishi Electric, Japan), Masanori Hashimoto (Osaka Univ., Japan), Yoshinori Takeuchi (Kindai Univ., Japan)
Pagepp. 45 - 50
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R1-10
TitleA K-band High Gain Linearity Mixer with Current-Bleeding and Derivative Superposition Technique
Author*Kohki Saito, Ryo Kishida, Tatsuji Matsuura, Akira Hyogo (Tokyo Univ. of Science, Japan)
Pagepp. 51 - 55
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R1-11
TitleImproved Modeling of Energy Consumption of Delivery Drones
Author*Satoshi Ito, Shunsuke Negoro, Xiangbo Kong (Ritsumeikan Univ., Japan), Ittetsu Taniguchi (Osaka Univ., Japan), Hiroyuki Tomiyama (Ritsumeikan Univ., Japan)
Pagepp. 56 - 60
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R1-12
TitleA Feasibility Study on Realizing General-purpose Technology Mapper for DSPs of FPGAs Using Exhaustive Search
Author*Koyo Shibata, Takashi Imagawa, Hiroyuki Ochi (Ritsumeikan Univ., Japan)
Pagepp. 61 - 66
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Invited Talk II
Time: 13:40 - 14:30, Monday, March 29, 2021
Location: Zoom Room
Chair: Hiroyuki Ochi (Ritsumeikan Univ., Japan)

I2-1 (Time: 13:40 - 14:30)   (To this speaker's information)
Title(Invited Talk) Ingredients of Efficient Hardware Accelerators for Neural Networks
AuthorJuinn-Dar Huang (National Yang Ming Chiao Tung Univ., Taiwan)
Pagep. 67
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Regular Poster Session II (3-min. live short presentations of R2 posters at the beginning)
Time: 14:30 - 16:00, Monday, March 29, 2021
Location: Gather Room
Chairs: Bo-Cheng Lai (National Chiao Tung Univ., Taiwan), Yoichi Tomioka (Univ. of Aizu, Japan)

Outstanding Paper Awards
R2-1
TitleAn Accuracy Reconfigurable Multiply-Accumulate Unit Based on Operand-Decomposed Mitchell's Multiplier
Author*Lingxiao Hou, Yutaka Masuda, Tohru Ishihara (Nagoya Univ., Japan)
Pagepp. 68 - 73
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R2-2
TitleMRR Usage Optimization for WRONoC Topology Generation and Communication Parallelism Depending on Bandwidth Requirements
Author*Kanta Arisawa, Shigeru Yamashita (Ritsumeikan Univ., Japan), Tsun-Ming Tseng (Tech. Univ. of Munich, Germany)
Pagepp. 74 - 79
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R2-3
TitleStructural Doubling Operations for Efficient Design of Long Bit Length Parallel Prefix Adders
Author*Aye Myat Mon, Mineo Kaneko (JAIST, Japan)
Pagepp. 80 - 85
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R2-4
TitleLogic Functions Realized Using Clockless Gates for Rapid Single-Flux-Quantum Circuits
Author*Takahiro Kawaguchi (Kyoto Univ., Japan), Kazuyoshi Takagi (Mie Univ., Japan), Naofumi Takagi (Kyoto Univ., Japan)
Pagepp. 86 - 91
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R2-5
TitleA Fast LUT Based Point Intensity Computation for OPC Algorithm
Author*Tahsin Shameem, Shimpei Sato, Atsushi Takahashi, Hiroyoshi Tanabe (Tokyo Inst. of Tech., Japan), Yukihide Kohira (Univ. of Aizu, Japan), Chikaaki Kodama (KIOXIA, Japan)
Pagepp. 92 - 97
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R2-6
TitleSix-Valued Simulation Based on Adaptive Ordering of Input Patterns for Error Diagnosis
Author*Akio Masamori, Hiroshi Nakano, Nobutaka Kuroki (Kobe Univ., Japan), Tetsuya Hirose (Osaka Univ., Japan), Masahiro Numa (Kobe Univ., Japan)
Pagepp. 98 - 103
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R2-7
TitleThermal Design Technology for Non-low Power Hearables
Author*Kodai Matsuhashi (Hirosaki Univ., Japan), Koutaro Hachiya (Teikyo Heisei Univ., Japan), Toshiki Kanamoto, Masasi Imai, Atsushi Kurokawa (Hirosaki Univ., Japan)
Pagepp. 104 - 109
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R2-8
TitleVoltage Feedback Method by DC-DC Converter with High Power Efficiency for 2-D Resistive Sensor Array
Author*Shoo Saga, Yohsuke Shiiki, Hiroki Ishikuro (Keio Univ., Japan)
Pagepp. 110 - 113
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R2-9
TitleA Fast Mixing Method of Multiple Reagents on Programmable Microfluidic Devices
Author*Ryuya Sakamoto, Shigeru Yamashita (Ritsumeikan Univ., Japan)
Pagepp. 114 - 115
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R2-10
TitleFlexible Buffer Configuration for Memory Traffic Reduction of CNNs with Rapid Test Algorithm
AuthorTsai-Yu Tsai (Chung Yuan Christian Univ., Taiwan), Yu-Cheng Lin (Kainan Univ., Taiwan), *Wei-Kai Cheng (Chung Yuan Christian Univ., Taiwan)
Pagepp. 116 - 119
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R2-11
TitleDesign Automation for Wire-bond Package Die Orientation and Placement
Author*Geng-Shen Lin, Yi-Yu Liu (National Taiwan Univ. of Science and Tech., Taiwan)
Pagepp. 120 - 123
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Keynote Speech I
Time: 16:00 - 17:00, Monday, March 29, 2021
Location: Zoom Room
Chair: Kiyoharu Hamaguchi (Shimane Univ., Japan)

K1-1 (Time: 16:00 - 17:00)   (To this speaker's information)
Title(Keynote Speech) The Role of TCAD and TCAD Based DTCO in Advanced Technology Nodes
AuthorAsen Asenov (Univ. of Glasgow, Semiwise, UK)
Pagep. 124
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Tuesday, March 30, 2021

[To Session Table]

Keynote Speech II
Time: 10:00 - 11:00, Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Location: Zoom Room
Chair: Kiyoharu Hamaguchi (Shimane Univ., Japan)

K2-1 (Time: 10:00 - 11:00)   (To this speaker's information)
Title(Keynote Speech) Design Methodologies for Scalable and Energy-Efficient Neuromorphic Computing
AuthorAnup Das (Drexel Univ., USA)
Pagep. 125
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Regular Poster Session III (3-min. live short presentations of R3 posters at the beginning)
Time: 11:00 - 12:30, Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Location: Gather Room
Chairs: Masashi Tawada (Waseda Univ., Japan), Yutaka Masuda (Nagoya Univ., Japan)

Outstanding Paper Awards
R3-1
TitleAcceleration of Residual Binarized Neural Network
Author*Yan Chen, Kiyofumi Tanaka (JAIST, Japan)
Pagepp. 126 - 131
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R3-2
TitleMode Transition Improvement by Adding Load Current Sensing Circuit in a Buck-Boost Converter for Mobile Devices
Author*Yosuke Susa, Ryo Kishida, Tatsuji Matsuura, Akira Hyogo (Tokyo Univ. of Science, Japan)
Pagepp. 132 - 136
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R3-3
TitleApproximate Decomposition of Multi-output LUTs under Acceptable Error Tolerance
Author*Xuechen Zang, Shigetoshi Nakatake (Univ. of Kitakyushu, Japan), Hiroyuki Kozutsumi, Mitsunori Katsu (TRL, Japan), Shoichi Sekiguchi (TAIYO YUDEN, Japan)
Pagepp. 137 - 141
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R3-4
TitleAdaptive Ordering of EPI-groups to Extract Error Location Sets Based on ZDD for Error Diagnosis
AuthorHiroshi Nakano, *Suguru Hojo, Akio Masamori, Nobutaka Kuroki (Kobe Univ., Japan), Tetsuya Hirose (Osaka Univ., Japan), Masahiro Numa (Kobe Univ., Japan)
Pagepp. 142 - 147
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R3-5
TitleTest Plan For Detecting Mersenne Twister Faults In BIST
Author*Takuma Nagao, Ken'ichi Yamaguchi, Hiroshi Iwata (National Inst. of Tech., Nara College, Japan)
Pagepp. 148 - 149
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R3-6
TitleNR-Router: A Network-Flow-Based Routing Algorithm for Electrowetting-on-Dielectric Microfluidics with Non-Regular Shape Electrodes
Author*Hsin-Chuan Huang, Tsung-Yi Ho (National Tsing Hua Univ., Taiwan)
Pagepp. 150 - 155
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R3-7
TitleHardware/Software Co-Design of a Monte-Carlo Tree Search based Reversi Player
Author*Nobutaka Kito, Moeka Tsuji, Kyouka Tomioka (Chukyo Univ., Japan)
Pagepp. 156 - 161
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R3-8
TitleUsing Receiver Coils for Dissipating Heat of Watch-type Smart Devices
Author*Shinsuke Kashiwazaki, Kodai Matsuhashi, Motoki Ishizaki, Toshiki Kanamoto (Hirosaki Univ., Japan), Koutaro Hachiya (Teikyo Heisei Univ., Japan), Ryosuke Watanabe, Atsushi Kurokawa (Hirosaki Univ., Japan)
Pagepp. 162 - 167
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R3-9
TitleOn the Number of Variables To Represent Classification Functions Using Linear Decompositions
Author*Tsutomu Sasao (Meiji Univ., Japan)
Pagepp. 168 - 173
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R3-10
TitleInternet of Things Device Security: Hardware Implementation of International Standard ISO/IEC 29192-3 Lightweight Stream Ciphers
Author*Tadashi Okabe (Tokyo Metropolitan Industrial Technology Research Institute, Japan)
Pagepp. 174 - 178
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R3-11
TitleCompact FPGA Implementation of Popcounter for BNN Using Linear Feedback Shift Register
AuthorNagisa Ishiura, *Ryota Saimyoji (Kwansei Gakuin Univ., Japan)
Pagepp. 179 - 180
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R3-12
TitleEnergy Efficient RISC-V Processor for Portable Sensor Applications
Author*Kan Hatakeyama (Hirosaki Univ., Japan), Masami Fukushima, Koichi Kitagishi, Seijin Nakayama (UNO Laboratories, Japan), Hideki Ishihara (AQUAXIS TECHNOLOGY, Japan), Masashi Imai, Atsushi Kurokawa, Toshiki Kanamoto (Hirosaki Univ., Japan)
Pagepp. 181 - 184
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Invited Talk III
Time: 13:40 - 14:30, Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Location: Zoom Room
Chair: Yoshinori Takeuchi (Kindai Univ., Japan)

I3-1 (Time: 13:40 - 14:30)   (To this speaker's information)
Title(Invited Talk) ERI in Taiwan: How We Develop EDA Solutions for Reconfigurable Memory-Centric AI Edge Applications
AuthorHung-Ming Chen (National Yang Ming Chiao Tung Univ., Taiwan)
Pagep. 185
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Regular Poster Session IV (3-min. live short presentations of R4 posters at the beginning)
Time: 14:30 - 16:00, Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Location: Gather Room
Chairs: Chikaaki Kodama (Kioxia, Japan), Masato Inagi (Hiroshima City Univ., Japan)

Outstanding Paper Awards
R4-1
TitleWire-bond Package Finger Placement with Minimal Distance
AuthorYu-En Lin, *Che-Hsu Lin, Yi-Yu Liu (National Taiwan Univ. of Science and Tech., Taiwan)
Pagepp. 186 - 191
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R4-2
TitleA Transimpedance Amplifier Topology Considering the Impact of Variability on Inductive Peaking
Author*Tomofumi Tsuchida, Akira Tsuchiya, Toshiyuki Inoue, Keiji Kishine (Univ. of Shiga Prefecture, Japan)
Pagepp. 192 - 196
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R4-3
TitleCombination of Barrel Shifters and Adder Trees for Low-Power Depthwise Separable Convolution
AuthorShi-Rou Lin, Hsu-Yu Kao, *Shih-Hsu Huang (Chung Yuan Christian Univ., Taiwan)
Pagepp. 197 - 200
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R4-4
TitleReNA: A Reconfigurable Neural-Network Accelerator for AI Edge Computing
Author*Yasuhiro Nakahara, Motoki Amagasaki (Kumamoto Univ., Japan), Qian Zhao (Kyushu Inst. of Tech., Japan), Masato Kiyama, Masahiro Iida (Kumamoto Univ., Japan)
Pagepp. 201 - 206
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R4-5
TitleEnergy Efficient Approximate Storing to MRAM for Deep Neural Network Tasks in Edge Computing
Author*Yoshinori Ono, Kimiyoshi Usami (Shibaura Inst. of Tech., Japan)
Pagepp. 207 - 212
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R4-6
TitleA Hiding External Memory Access Latency by Prefetch Architecture for DNN Accelerator Available on High-Level Synthesis
Author*Ryota Yamamoto (Nagoya Univ., Japan), Shinya Honda (Nanzan Univ., Japan), Masato Edahiro (Nagoya Univ., Japan)
Pagepp. 213 - 218
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R4-7
TitleThermally Optimization of the Trimming Shape of Thin Film NiCr Resistors to Improve Pulse Durability
Author*Ryosuke Watanabe (Hirosaki Univ., Japan), Keita Izawa (Nikkohm, Japan), Shota Kajiya, Tomohiro Aoba, Ryo Arima, Atsushi Kurokawa, Toshiki Kanamoto (Hirosaki Univ., Japan)
Pagepp. 219 - 224
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R4-8
TitleError Detection Capacity of SAT-based Coverage-driven Design Verification
AuthorHiroyuki Nakayama, *Kiyoharu Hamaguchi (Shimane Univ., Japan)
Pagepp. 225 - 228
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R4-9
TitleStudy on an RTL Conversion Method from Pipelined Synchronous RTL Models into Asynchronous RTL Models
Author*Shogo Semba, Hiroshi Saito (Univ. of Aizu, Japan)
Pagepp. 229 - 234
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R4-10
TitleTransformation of Mixing Graphs Considering Splitting Errors on Digital Microfluidic Biochip
Author*Ikuru Yoshida, Shigeru Yamashita (Ritsumeikan Univ., Japan)
Pagepp. 235 - 236
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R4-11
TitleAn Open Circuit Voltage Estimation for Lithium-ion Batteries Using Kalman Filter
Author*Syuusei Ota (Ritsumeikan Univ., Japan), Lei Lin, Masahito Arima (Daiwa Can Company, Japan), Masahiro Fukui (Ritsumeikan Univ., Japan)
Pagepp. 237 - 240
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