The 7th International Workshop on Unique Chips and Systems (UCAS-7)


To be held in conjunction with
the 18th International Symposium on High Performance Computer Architecture (

February 26, 2012

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA



[ UCAS-7 Updates ]

  -Final program is posted

  -Keynote: "What is the Goal of Computer Architecture Research?", Prof. Daniel Jimenez (UTSA)

  -Notification has been sent. Final version due is 1/30/2012

  -Call for Papers [PDF]

  -Submission site is available

  -UCAS-7 will be held in conjunction with HPCA-18

This workshop looks forward to bring together unique research in all areas of chip and system design. We are looking forward to assembling a program with unique technologies, circuits and architectures that your academic or industry team is working on.


UCAS-7 will have Regular sessions (2 main topics: computer architecture and VLSI design) and WIP (Work in Progress) session. For more details, please see the Call for Papers.



** Selected papers from previous UCAS were published in an edited book titled "Unique Chips and Systems". Selected papers from recent UCAS (including UCAS-7) will be published as another edited book. Details of the of the Unique Chips and Systems book can be found here.



Submission Guideline: Prospective authors are invited to submit papers in standard IEEE two-column format

   -Regular sessions: not exceeding 8 pages (6~8 pages)

   -WIP (work-in-progress) session: 4 pages


Submission site:


Important Dates: 

   Paper Submission:                  December 23, 2011 December 16, 2011   

   Notification of Acceptance:       January 23, 2012

   Final Version Due:                         January 30, 2012



           Byeong Kil Lee, University of Texas at San Antonio

           Dhireesha Kudithipudi, Rochester Institute of Technology

           Tor Aamodt, University of British Columbia