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Course Examines High-Performance Computing Trends

13 May 2016

High-performance computing is reaching a threshold marked by multiple technology and system-infrastructure trends, which have the potential to create a paradigm shift in the industry. Scheduled for June 13 in advance of the 2016 Symposia on VLSI Technology & Circuits, a full-day short course by leading industry and academic experts entitled “Inflections in VLSI Technology—Cloud & Beyond” will explore these significant technology trends that will define the future of computing.

The short course is part of the Symposia’s overall theme “Inflections for a Smart Society,” reflecting the semiconductor industry’s transition as scaling slows and integration technologies rise to meet the challenges of an increasingly connected society.

The full-day short course enables participants to fully explore this subject in sessions that cover high-performance computing, silicon photonics, memory technologies, cloud computing and novel power devices; as well as system-level topics such as ultra-low energy consumption, advanced memory architectures, neuromorphic computing technology, flexible sensors and increased battery life.

The 2016 Symposia on VLSI Technology & Circuits will be held at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, Honolulu, Hawaii, from June 13-16, 2016 (Technology) and June 15-17, 2016 (Circuits). Sponsors include the IEEE Electron Devices Society and the Japan Society of Applied Physics, in cooperation with the IEEE Solid State Circuits Society.

More information on the symposium can be found here.

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