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The ASAP conference covers the theory and practice of application-specific systems, architectures, and processors. For the 2021 edition of ASAP, manuscripts in the following categories are especially welcome:
  • Green AI for Ubiquitous Computing
  • Diversity and Inclusion in VLSI
  • Heterogeneous Integration
General ASAP 2021 Topics of Interest
  • Computer arithmetic
  • Cryptography
  • Compression
  • Network processing
  • Signal and image processing
  • Reconfigurable computing (FPGAs, CGRAs, etc.)
  • Application-specific instruction-set processors
  • Hardware and reconfigurable accelerators
  • Embedded systems and domain-specific solutions
  • Approximate computing
  • Heterogeneous computing, ranging from embedded to HPC systems and data centers
  • Cloud computing infrastructures and acceleration
  • Edge computing, wireless, mobile, and IoT systems
  • Hardware and software architectures for CPS
  • AI architectures, acceleration of machine learning (custom designs or based on FPGAs, GPUs, TPUs)
  • Autonomous computing systems
  • Design methods, tools, and compilers
  • Simulation and prototyping (e.g., validation, performance analysis)
  • System quality attributes (energy efficiency, fault tolerance, security, etc.)
  • Accelerators for computational genomics, finance, big data, and other complex workloads
  • Emerging technologies (e.g., quantum computing, optical computing or communication, 3D devices and interconnects, memristors for storage and logic, in-memory computing)
Important Dates for ASAP 2021
Abstract submission deadline: March 29, 2021
Paper submission deadline: April 5, 2021
Notification of acceptance: May 21, 2021
Camera-ready papers: June 11, 2021
Video presentations: June 21, 2021


Authors are invited to submit original, unpublished research manuscripts on the above topics. Submissions must be done through Easychair. All papers will be reviewed by at least three members of the program committee, with a double-blind review process. Manuscripts for full papers should not exceed 8 single-spaced, double-column pages using 10-point size font on 8.5×11 inch pages (IEEE conference style), including references, figures, and tables. Manuscript for short papers should not exceed 4 single-spaced, double-column pages. All papers must be submitted electronically in PDF format. All accepted papers must be presented by one of the authors in order to be included in the proceedings and published in the IEEE Xplore Digital Library. Selected papers will be invited to submit an extended version for a Special Issue in Springer’s Journal of Signal Processing Systems.