Tutorial on SoC Modeling and Infrastructure


April 13, Rhode Island, United States Registration


The main objective of our tutorial is to foster SoC-level computer architecture research whose major barrier of entry now is a lack of basic tools and infrastructures.

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

Welcome and Introduction [slides]

Yuhao Zhu (University of Rochester)
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM

Ten Commandments of Mobile Computer Architectur [slides]

Vijay Janapa Reddi (Harvard University)
9:15 AM - 9:35 AM

Gables: Analytical Modeling SoCs [slides]

Vijay Janapa Reddi (Harvard University)
9:35 AM - 10:00 AM

Platform Architecture Modeling Tutorial [slides]

Jun Qi (Synopsys Inc.)
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Coffee Break

10:30 AM - 10:50 AM

Platform Architect Simulation Model of Gables [slides]

Xiaoyang Li (Synopsys Inc.)
10:50 AM - 11:20 AM

Task-level Modeling: A Continuous Vision Case-Study [slides]

Yiming Gan (University of Rochester)
11:20 AM - Noon

Joint Optimization of Hardware and Compiler -- Modeling AI Accelerators using Platform Architect [slides]

Xiaoyang Li (Synopsys Inc.)


University of Rochester and Synopsys AI Lab are organizing this tutorial.


Yuhao Zhu

Assistant Professor, University of Rochester

Yuhao Zhu is an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department and an affiliated faculty in the Goergen Institute for Data Science at University of Rochester. He previously held research positions at ARM Research and Harvard University.

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Jeffery Liao

Director of AI Lab, Synopsys

Jeffery Liao currently serves as the Head of AI Laboratory in Synopsys. He has over 20 years of IC design industry experience in IP designs/SOC design/verification, software/hardware co-design and technical marketing in AI and other technologies. Jeffery Liao received his Bachelor degree in Computer Science from National TsingHua University and a Master degree in Electrical Engineering from National Taiwan University, respectively.