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The Thirteenth IEEE Asia-Pacific Computer Systems Architecture Conference (ACSAC 2008)

Advance Program

August 4-6, 2008 – Lakeshore Hotel, Hsinchu, Taiwan

DAY 1: Monday, August 4th




Conference Opening


Keynote 1

Towards Pervasive Parallelism

Prof. Kunle Olukotun


Morning Break


Keynote 2

Hardware Acceleration for On-Line Services

Dr. Feng-hsiung Hsu




Session 1

Session 2


Afternoon Break


Session 3

Session 4




Conference Reception


Reception Close



DAY 2: Tuesday, August 5th




Session 5

Session 6


Morning Break


Best Paper Award




Session 7




Afternoon Break


Session 8






Conference Banquet


Banquet Close



DAY 3: Wednesday, August 6th  (Taipei Tour)


Gathering at the lobby of Lakeshore Hotel


The National Palace Museum


Lunch at the Grand Hotel


Longshan Temple


Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall


Taipei 101 91F Outdoor Observatory


Dinner at Taipei 101



Keynote 1

9:00-10:20, Monday, August 4, 2008

Chair: John Morris

Speaker: Prof. Kunle Olukotun, Stanford University

Topic: Towards Pervasive Parallelism


Keynote 2

10:40-12:00, Monday, August 4, 2008

Chair: Chung-Ta King

Speaker: Dr. Feng-hsiung Hsu, Microsoft Research Asia

Topic: Hardware Acceleration for On-Line Services


Best Paper Award

11:00-12:00, Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Chair: Cho-Li Wang


Pre-virtualization: soft layering for virtual machines

Joshua LeVasseur, Volkmar Uhlig, Yaowei Yang, Matthew Chapman, Peter Chubb, Ben Leslie and Gernot Heiser

The Potential of Fine-Grained Value Prediction in Enhancing the Performance of Modern Parallel Machines

Shaoshan Liu and Jean-Luc Gaudiot


Session 1Processor Architectures and Microarchitectures I

13:30-15:10, Monday, August 4, 2008

Chair: Chung-Ping Chung


Resource Sharing Control in Simultaneous MultiThreading Microarchitectures

Chen Liu and Jean-Luc Gaudiot

Analyzing the Impact of Data Prefetching on Chip MultiProcessors

Naoto Fukumoto, Tomonobu Mihara, Koji Inoue and Kazuaki Murakami

Hardware Transactional Memory System for Parallel Programming

Huayong Wang, Rui Hou and Kun Wang

LogSPoTM: a Scalable Thread Level Speculation Model Based on Transactional Memory

Rui Guo, Hong An, Ruiling Dou, Ming Cong, Yaobin Wang and Qi Li


Session 2Compilers and Tools

13:30-15:10, Monday, August 4, 2008

Chair: Slo-Li Chu


Concurrency Engineering

Chris Jesshope and Alex Shafarenko

Computation Rotating for Data Reuse

Guiming Wu, Jinhui Xu, Yong Dou and Miao Wang

Diva: A Dataflow Programming Model and its Runtime Support in Java Virtual Machine

Yang Chen, Bin Fan, Lujie Zhong and Chengyong Wu

Tandem Virtual Machine – An Efficient Execution Platform for GALS Language SystemJ

Avinash Malik, Zoran Salcic and Partha S Roop


Session 3Processor Architectures and Microarchitectures II

15:30-17:10, Monday, August 4, 2008

Chair: Herming Chiueh


Early Load: Hiding Load Latency in Deep Pipeline Processor

Shun-Chieh Chang, Walter Yuan-Hwa Li, Yuan-Jung Kuo and Chung-Ping Chung

Designs of the Basic Block Reassembling Instruction Stream Buffer for X86 ISA

Jih-Ching Chiu, Yu-Liang Chou, Ta-Li Yeh and Tseng-Kuei Lin

An ALU Cluster with Floating Point Unit for Media Streaming Architecture with Homogeneous Processor Cores

Chia-Yi Liou and Herming Chiueh

Mechanism for Return Stack and Branch History Corrections under Misprediction in Deep Pipeline Design

Guan-Ying Chiu, Hui-Chin Yang, Walter Yuan-Hwa Li and Chung-Ping Chung


Session 4Interconnect Networks and High-Performance I/O

15:30-17:10, Monday, August 4, 2008

Chair: John Morris


Hamiltonian-Cycle-Based Multicasting on Wormhole-Routed Torus Networks

Neng-Chung Wang and Yi-Ping Hung

A New Approach for Cycle Embedding in Faulty Hypercubes

Sun-Yuan Hsieh and Nai-Wen Chang

RAID10L: A High Performance RAID10 Storage Architecture Based on Logging Technique

Bo Mao, Dan Feng, Suzhen Wu, Jianxi Chen, Lingfang Zeng and Lei Tian

Semantic Data De-duplication for Archival Storage Systems

Chuanyi Liu, Dapeng Ju, Yu Gu, Youhui Zhang, Dongsheng Wang and David H.C. Du


Session 5Parallel Architectures and Computation Models

9:00-10:40, Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Chair: Jean-Luc Gaudiot


A Gather/Scatter Hardware Support for Efficient Fast Fourier Transform

Anderson Kuei-An Ku, Jenny Yi-Chun Kuo and Jingling Xue

Parallelization of Spectral Clustering Algorithm on Multi-core Processors and GPGPU

Jing Zheng, Wenguang Chen, Yurong Chen, Yimin Zhang, Ying Zhao and Weimin Zheng

Performance Models for Cluster-Enabled OpenMP Implementations

Jie Cai, Alistair P. Rendell, Peter E. Strazdins and H’sien Jin Wong

An Anticipative Recursively-Adjusting Mechanism for Redundant Parallel File Transfer in Data Grids

Chao-Tung Yang, Yao-Chun Chi, Ming-Feng Yang and Ching-Hsien Hsu


Session 6Ubiquitous Computing

9:00-10:40, Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Chair: Ching-Hsien Hsu


A Hybrid Protocol for Cluster-based Wireless Sensor Networks

Mei-Wen Huang, Hsu-Jung Liu and Wen-Shyong Hsieh

Implementation of a Precision Time Protocol over Low Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks

Hyuntae Cho, Sanghyun Son and Yunju Baek

On Energy-Efficient Semi-Asynchronous MAC Protocols for Multi-hop Ad-hoc Networks

Xuquan Lin, Melody Moh and Teng-Sheng Moh

Investigating Enhanced Route Optimization for Mobile IPv6

Shilei Kuang, Robert Elz and Sinchai Kamolphiwong


Session 7Architectures for High-Productivity Embedded Systems

13:30-15:10, Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Chair: Wenguang Chen


Improving Code Density of Embedded Software using a 2-level Dictionary Code Compression Architecture

Mikael Collin and Mats Brorsson

A Study on Periodic Shutdown for Adaptive CMPs in Handheld Devices

Mladen Nikitovic, Thomas De Schampheleire and Mats Brorsson

Fast Accurate Rendering

Matthew Kuo, Sam Collinson, Michael Jager and John Morris

FPGA-based Equivalent Simulation Technology (FEST) for Clustered Stream Architecture

Yi He, Ju Ren, Qianming Yang, Mei Wen, Nan Wu and Chunyuan Zhang


Session 8System-on-a-Chip Design

15:30-17:10, Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Chair: Chris Jesshope


UML-Based Hardware/Software Co-Design Platform for Dynamically Partially Reconfigurable Network Security Systems

Chun-Hsian Huang and Pao-Ann Hsiung

MediaMem: a Dynamically Adjustable Memory Subsystem for High-Bandwidth Required Multimedia SoC Systems

Slo-Li Chu, Min-Jen Lo and Hsiao-Wen Yang

A Novel Spatio-Temporal Adaptive Bus Encoding for Reducing Crosstalk Interferences with Trade-Offs Between Performance and Reliability

Jih-Sheng Shen, Pao-Ann Hsiung and Kuei-Chung Chang

A Partial Memory Protection Scheme for Higher Effective Yield of Embedded Memory for Video Data

Kang Yi, Shih-Yang Cheng, Fadi Kurdahi and Ahmed Eltawil




2008 International Symposium on
Frontiers in Computer Architecture Design (FCAD'08)


13:30-15:10, Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Chair: Hae-Duck Joshua Jeong


Dynamic Binary Code Translation for Data Prefetch Optimization

Tomoaki Ukezono and Kiyofumi Tanaka

Saving Register-File Static Power by Monitoring Short-Lived Temporary-Values in ROB

Wann-Yun Shieh and Hsin-Dar Chen

Automatic Selection of GCC Optimization Options Using A Gene Weighted Genetic Algorithm

San-Chih Lin, Chi-Kuang Chang and Nai-Wei Lin

Profile Guided Optimization for Dataflow Predication

Li Wang, Hong An, Yongqing Ren and Yaobin Wang

Debugging of Assembly Library Functions without Target Debugging Tools

Jin-Gu Kang, Seung-Won Yang and Jong-Yeol Lee

A Wire Delay Scalable Stream Processor Architecture

Guang Xu, Hong An, Ming Cong, Fang Wang and Yongqing Ren



15:30-17:10, Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Chair: Nai-Wei Lin


A Collaborative Virtual Assembly System Based on Mobile Devices

Xiaohui Liang, Zhiying He and Xiaoxiao Wu

Portable Desktop Applications Based on User-Level Virtualization

Youhui Zhang, Xiaoling Wang, Liang Hong, Gelin Su and Dongsheng Wang

A Quiz-Based Trust Model with Optimized Resource Management in Grid

P.Varalakshmi, S. Thamarai Selvi, K.Anitha Devi, C.Krithika and RM.Kundhavai

A Multiple Simple Regular Expression Matching Architecture and Coprocessor for Deep Packet Inspection

Wei Zhang, Yibo Xue, Dongsheng Wang and Tian Song

Quality Improvement of Sequential Steady-State Simulations for Telecommunication Networks

Jong-Suk R. Lee and Hae-Duck J. Jeong

Enhancing Robustness of an iSCSI-based File System in Wireless Networks

Baekjae Sung, Sejin Park, Woojoong Lee and Chanik Park


1st International Workshop on
Zero-Configuration Application Systems (ZCAS'08)


13:30-15:10, Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Chair: Jenq-Haur Wang


A Study of Integrating Digital Health Network with UPnP in an Elderly Nursing Home

Yaw-Jen Lin, Mei-Ju Su, Heng-Shuen Chen and Chiou-I Lin

Desktop search in the intranet with integrated desktop search engines

Wei-Lun Huang, Tzao-Lin Lee and Chiao-Szu Liao

An integrated software processor with auto filling out web forms

Ming-Jui Huang and Tzao-Lin Lee



15:30-17:10, Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Chair: Yaw-Jen Lin


WAN Services Lookup Protocol

Yung-Chung Ku and Shann-Chiuen Wu

Heterogeneous File Sharing by File-System Emulation

Cherng-Ying Ing and Tzao-Lin Lee

DHCP Support for Secure Automatic Detection of Host Status

Jenq-Haur Wang, Chun-Yi Tsai and Tzao-Lin Lee



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