General Information

COOL Chips is an International Symposium initiated in 1998 to present advancement of low-power and high-speed chips.  The symposium covers leading-edge technologies in all areas of microprocessors and their applications.  The COOL Chips XVII is to be held on April 14-16, 2014.

Award Winners @ COOLChips XVII
     Best Poster Award

    “A Novel Idea of One Bit Resolution ADC for Small Analog Hardware Wireless Receivers”
    by Daisuke Kanemoto, Osamu Muta, Hiroshi Furukawa, Takahide Sato, Makoto Ohki

     Featured Poster Award

  • “Voltage control considering the chip temperature in the three-dimensional stacked multi-core processors” by Yu Fujita, Yusuke Koizumi, Rie Uno, Hideharu Amano
  • ”Performance Tuning of a Global Shallow-water Atmospheric Model on Xeon Phi” by Masakazu Tanomoto, Jun Yao, Yasuhiko Nakashima, Yangtong Xu, Xinliang Wang, Wei Xue
  • “A Configurable Switch Mechanism for Random NoCs” by Seiichi Tade, Takahiro Kagami, Ryuta Kawano, Hiroki Matsutani, Michihiro Koibuchi, Hideharu Amano
  • “Hierarchical Parallel Processing of HEVC Encoder” by Hiroki Mikami, Keiji Kimura, Hironori Kasahara




  • April 11, 2014: On-line Registration has been closed. Detailed information for on-site registraion is here.
  • March 25, 2014: Time table and program for the conference has been announced in Advance Program.
  • March 20, 2014: Hotel Information has been updated.
  • March 17, 2014: The submission deadline of the extended abstract has been extended to March 22, 2014.
  • March 13, 2014: Call for Participation has been updated.
  • March 12, 2014: Online registration is open. Early registration will end on March 31, 2014 (JST).
  • February 5, 2014: The submission deadline of the extended abstract has been extended to February 12, 2014.
  • January 30, 2014: Call for Participation is open. Titles and speakers of Keynote, Panel Discussion and Special Sessions are listed.
  • January 23, 2014: Registration information has been updated.
  • September 26, 2013: Important Dates is announced. Call for Contribution and PC member list have been updated.
  • September 9, 2013: General Information has been updated.
  • August 22, 2013: COOL Chips XVII Website opened.
  • The symposium dates have been changed to April 14(Mon.) – 16(Wed.), from April 16(Wed.) – 18(Fri.)


Important Dates

  • February 12, 2014, Extended Abstract Submission
  • March 12, 2014 Acceptance Notified
  • March 28, 2014 Final Manuscript Submission
  • March 22, 2014, Poster Abstract Submission
  • March 24, 2014 Poster Acceptance Notified