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The 15th anniversary of IEEE annual symposium COOL15

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 XV is to be held in Yokohama on April 18-20, 2012.

      Best Poster Award
  1. "A Bypass Mechanism for Way-Adaptable Caches" by Takumi Takai, Yusuke Tobo, Masayuki Sato, Ryusuke Egawa, Hiroyuki Takizawa and Hiroaki Kobayashi

      Best Feature Award
  1. "A Fine-Grained Power Gating Control for a Real Time Operating System" by Yumi Shimada, Hiroaki Kobayashi, Akihiro Takahashi, Ryuiti Sakamoto, Mikiko Sato, Masaaki Kondo, Hideharu Amano, Hiroshi Nakamura, and Mitaro Namiki
  2. "Distributed Computing Circuits in Scalable 2D/3D FPGA Array for 2D/3D Poisson Equation Problem" by Jiang Li, Kenichi Takahashi, Hakaru Tamukoh and Masatoshi Sekine
  3. "Scheduling Sensor IO for Minimizing Battery Consumption and Voltage Drop in Sensor Node" by Qian Zhao, Shimpei Yamada, Yukikazu Nakamoto, Koutaro Yamamura, Makoto Iwata and Masayoshi Kai


  • April 17, 2012: On-line registration has been closed. You can make on-site registration at the registration desk during COOL Chips XV.
  • April 4, 2012: Early registration deadline is extended.
  • March 24 2012: Advance Program has been updated.
  • March 22, 2012: Information of special invited presentation has been updated on the CFP page.
  • March 10, 2012: Call for Posters has been updated on Call for Contribution.
  • February 23, 2012: Information of Registration has been updated.
  • February 4, 2012: Information of special sessions has been updated on Call for Participation.
  • January 31, 2012: Information of Keynote presentations has been updated on Call for Participation.
  • January 27, 2012: Extended Abstract Submission deadline is extended
  • January 27, 2012: Call for Participation has been updated.
  • August 10, 2011: COOL Chips XV Website opened.

  Important Dates
  • January 27, 2012: Extended Abstract Submission
    February 6 (23:59 JST), 2012: Extended Abstract Submission
  • March 12, 2012: Acceptance Notified
  • March 19, 2012: Poster Abstract Submission
  • March 27, 2012: Poster Acceptance Notified

Sponsored by the Technical Committees on Microprocessors and Microcomputers and Computer Architecture of the IEEE Computer Society. In cooperation with the IEICE Electronics Society and the IPSJ.