Publications
Books

Y. Xie, J. Cong and S. Sapatnekar, editors. ThreeDimensional Integrated Circuit Design: EDA, Design and Microarchitectures. Springer Publishers, 2009.

G.J. Nam and J. Cong, editors. Modern Circuit Placement. Springer Publishers, 2007.

J. Cong and J. Shinnerl, editors. Multilevel Optimization in VLSICAD. Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003.

R. LiberskindHadas, N. Hasan, J. Cong, P. Mckinley and C. L. Liu. Fault Covering Problems in Reconfigurable VLSI Systems. Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1992.
Book chapters

J. Cong and G. Luo, "ThermalAware 3D Placcement,". ThreeDimensional Integrated Circuit Design: EDA, Design and Microarchitectures. ed. Y. Xie, J. Cong and S. Sapatnekar, Springer Publishers, 2009.

J. Cong and Y. Ma, "ThermalAware 3D Floorplan,". ThreeDimensional Integrated Circuit Design: EDA, Design and Microarchitectures. ed. Y. Xie, J. Cong and S. Sapatnekar, Springer Publishers, 2009.

Z. Zhang, Y. Fan, W. Jiang, G. Han, C. Yang, and J. Cong, "AutoPilot: A PlatformBased ESL Synthesis System,". HighLevel Synthesis: From Algorithm to Digital Circuit. ed. P. Coussy and A. Morawiec, Springer Publishers, 2008.

T. F. Chan, J. Cong, J. Shinnerl, K. Sze, and M. Xie, "mPL6: Enhancement Multilevel MixedSize Placement with Congestion Control,". Modern Circuit Placement. ed. G.J. Nam and J. Cong, Springer Publishers, 2007, pp. 247288.

J. Cong, M. Romesis, J. Shinnerl, K. Sze, and M. Xie, "Locality and Utilization in Placement Suboptimality ,". Modern Circuit Placement. ed. G.J. Nam and J. Cong, Springer Publishers, 2007, pp.1336.

J. Cong and P. Pan, "Technology Mapping,". Reconfigurable Computing: The Theory and Practice of FPGABased Computation (Systems on Silicon). ed. S. Hauck and A. DeHon, Morgan Kaufmann, 2007, pp. 277296.

J. Cong and J.R. Shinnerl, "LargeScale Global Placement,". Approximation Algorithms and Metaheuristics. CRC Press, 2006, pp. 7917919.

T. F. Chan, J. Cong, J. Shinnerl, K. Sze, M. Xie and Y. Zhang. Multiscale Optimization in VLSI Physical Design Automation. Springer Publishers, 2005, pp. 168.

J. Cong, M. Xie, and Y. Zhang, "Multilevel VLSI Routing,". Multilevel Optimization in VLSICAD. ed. J. Cong and J. Shinnerl, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003, pp. 195217.

T. F. Chan, J. Cong, T. Kong, and J. Shinnerl, "Multilevel Circuit Planning,". Multilevel Optimization in VLSICAD. ed. J. Cong and J. Shinnerl, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003, pp. 155193.

J. Cong, "Interconnect Planning". Layout Optimization in VLSI Design. ed. B. Lu, D.Z. Du and S. S. Sapatnekar, Network Theory and Applications Series, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001, pp. 1944.

J. Cong, L. He and C. K. Koh,"Layout Optimization,". Low Power Design in Deep Submicron Electronics. ed. W. Nebel and J. Mermet, NATO ASI Series, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1997, pp. 205266.
Journal publications

Y. Kim, L. Nan, J. Cong, MC.F. Chang. HighSpeed mmWave DataLink Based on Hollow Plastic Cable and CMOS Transceiver. IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters (MWCL), Volume 23, Issue 12, pp. 674676, December 2013.

M. Yan, A. Bui, J. Cong and L.A. Vese. General Convergent Expectation Maximization (EM)Type Algorithms for Image Reconstruction. To appear in Inverse Problems and Imaging.

J. Cong and B. Xiao. FPGARPI: A Novel FPGA Architecture With RRAMBased Programmable Interconnects. IEEE Transaction on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems, Volume PP, Issue 99, pp. 114, May 2013.

G. Luo, Y. Shi and J. Cong. An Analytical Placement Framework for 3D ICs and Its Extension on Thermal Awareness. IEEE Transactions on ComputerAided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, Volume 32, Number 4, pp. 510523, April 2013.

A. Agarwal, J. Cong and B. Tagiku. The Survivability of DesignSpecific Spare Placement in FPGA Architectures with High Defect Rates. ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems, Volume 18, Number 2, Article No. 33, March 2013.

C. Xiao, M.F. Chang, J. Cong, M. Gill, Z. Huang, C. Liu, G. Reinman and H. Wu. Stream Arbitration: Towards Efficient Bandwidth Utilization for Emerging OnChip Interconnects. ACM Transactions on Architecture and Code Optimization, Article No. 60, Volume 9, Number 4, January 2013.

J. Chen, J. Cong, L.A. Vese, J. Villasensor, M. Yan and Y. Zou. A Hybrid Architecture for Compressive Sensing 3D CT Reconstruction. IEEE Journal on Emerging and Selected Topics in Circuits and Systems, Volume 2, Issue 3, pp. 616625, September 2012.

K. Therdsteerasukdi, G. Byun, J. Ir, G. Reinman, J. Cong and M.F. Chang. Utilizing RadioFrequency Interconnect for a ManyDIMM DRAM System. IEEE Journal on Emerging and Selected Topics in Circuits and Systems, Volume 2, Issue 2, pp. 210227, June 2012.

Y. Kim, S.W. Tam, G.S. Byun, H. Wu, L. Nan, G. Reinman, J. Cong and M.F. Chang. Analysis of Noncoherent ASK ModulationBased RFInterconnect for Memory Interface. IEEE Journal on Emerging and Selected Topics in Circuits and Systems, Volume 2, Issue 2, pp. 200209, June 2012.

J. Zhang, X. Liu, M. Tan, X. Cheng and J. Cong. Automatic Instructionset Extension for Bitwise OperationIntensive Applications. Chinese Journal of Electronics, Volume 40, Issue 2, pp. 209214, February 2012.

J. Cong, K. Gururaj, P. Zhang and Y. Zou. Tasklevel data model for hardware synthesis based on concurrent collections. Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering  Special issue on ESL Design Methodology, Volume 2012, January 2012.

K. Therdsteerasukdi, G.S. Byun, J. Cong, M.F. Chang and G. Reinman. Utilizing RFI and Intelligent Scheduling for Better Throughput/Watt in a Mobile GPU Memory System. ACM's Transactions on Architecture and Code Optimization, Volume 8, Issue 4, Article 51, January 2012.

J. Kim, H. Choi, S. Yoon, T. Bang, J. Park, C. Jung and J. Cong. An 8M Polygons/s 3D Graphics SoC With Full Hardware Geometric and Rendering Engine for Mobile Applications. IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems, Volume 19, Number 8, pp. 14901495, August 2011.

J. Cong, H. Huang, and W. Jiang. Pattern Mining for Behavioral Synthesis. IEEE Transactions on ComputerAided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, Volume 30, Issue 6, pp. 939944, June 2011.

J. Cong, B. Liu, S. Neuendorffer, J. Noguera, K. Vissers and Z. Zhang. HighLevel Synthesis for FPGAs: From Prototyping to Deployment. IEEE Transactions on ComputerAided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, Volume 30, Number 4, pp. 473491, April 2011. (Keynote paper) .

J. Cong, V. Sarkar, G. Reinman and A. Bui. Customizable DomainSpecific Computing. IEEE Design and Test of Computers, Volume 28, Number 2, pp. 515, March/April 2011.

J. Cong, W. Jiang, B. Liu and Y. Zou. Automatic Memory Partitioning and Scheduling for Throughput and Power Optimization. ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems, Volume 16, Number 2, Article 15, pp. 125, March 2011. ACM (Best Paper Award).

J. Cong, J. Lee and P. Gupta. Evaluating Statistical Power Optimization. IEEE Transactions on ComputerAided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, Volume 29, Number 11, pp. 17501762, November 2010.

D. Chen, J. Cong, C. Dong, L. He, F. Li and C. Peng. Technology Mapping and Clustering for FPGA Architectures with Dual Supply Voltages. IEEE Transactions on ComputerAided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, Volume 29, Number 11, pp. 17091721, November 2010.

J. Cong, B. Liu, R. Majumdar and Z. Zhang. BehaviorLevel Observability Analysis for Operation Gating in LowPower Behavioral Synthesis. ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems, Volume 16, Number 1, Article 4, pp. 129, November 2010. (2012 Best Paper Award of the ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems) .

R. Brayton and J. Cong. NSF Workshop on EDA: Past, Present, and Future (Part 2). IEEE Design and Test of Computers, Volume 27, Number 3, pp. 6274, May/June 2010.

R. Brayton and J. Cong. NSF Workshop on EDA: Past, Present, and Future (Part 1). IEEE Design and Test of Computers, Volume 27, Number 2, pp. 6874, March/April 2010.

J. Cong and G. Luo. Advances and Challenges in 3D Physical Design. IPSJ Transactions on System LSI Design Methodology, Volume 3, pp. 218, Feburary 2010. (Invited paper).

J. Cong, K. Gururaj, G. Han, and W. Jiang. Synthesis Algorithm for ApplicationSpecific Homogeneous Processor Networks. IEEE Transaction on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems, Volume 17, Number 9, pp.13181329, September 2009.

J. Cong and Y. Zou. FPGABased Hardware Acceleration of Lithographic Aerial Image Simulation. ACM Transaction on Reconfigurable Technology and Systems, Volume 2, Number 3, pp.17:117:29, September 2009.

D. Chen, J. Cong, Y. Fan and L. Wan. LOPASS: A LowPower Architectural Synthesis System for FPGAs With Interconnect Estimation and Optimization. IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems, Volume 18, Number 4, pp. 564577, June 2009.

J. Cong, Y. Fan, and J. Xu. Simultaneous Resource Binding and Interconnection Optimization Based on a Distributed RegisterFile Microarchitecture. ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems, Volume 14, Number 3, Article 35, pp.35:135:31, May 2009.

J. Cong, G. Luo, and E. Radke. Highly Efficient Gradient Computation for DensityConstrained Analytical Placement. IEEE Transactions on ComputerAided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, Volume 27, Number 12, pp. 21332144, December 2008.

Y. Ma, Y. Liu, E. Kursun, G. Reinman, and J. Cong. Investigating the Effects of FineGrain ThreeDimensional Integration on Microarchitecture Design. Journal on Emerging Technologies in Computing Systems, Volume 4, Number 4, pp.17:117:30, October 2008.

J. Cong and M. Xie. A Robust MixedSize Legalization and Detailed Placement Algorithm. IEEE Transactions on ComputerAided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, Volume 27, Number 8, pp. 13491362, August 2008.

J. Cong, G. Han, A. Jagannathan, G. Reinman, and K. Rutkowski. Accelerating Sequential Applications on CMPs Using Core Spilling. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Volume 18, Number 8, pp. 1094 1107, August 2007.

C. Li, M. Xie, C. Koh, J. Cong and P. Madden. RoutabilityDriven Placement and White Space Allocation. IEEE Transactions on ComputerAided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, Volume 26, Number 5, pp. 858871, May 2007.

J. Cong and K. Minkovich. Optimality Study of Logic Synthesis for LUTBased FPGAs. IEEE Transactions on ComputerAided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, Volume 26, Number 2, pp. 230239, February 2007.

D. Kirovski, Y.Y. Hwang, M. Potkonjak and J. Cong. Protecting Combinational Logic Synthesis Solutions. IEEE Transactions on ComputerAided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, Volume 25, Issue 12, pp. 26872696, Dec. 2006.

D. Chen, J. Cong and P. Pan. FPGA Design Automation: A Survey. Foundations and Trends in Electronic Design Automation, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 195330, Nov 2006.

J. Cong, G. Han and Z. Zhang. Architecture and Compiler Optimization for Data Bandwidth Improvement in Configurable Processors. IEEE Transaction on Very Large Scale Integration Systems, Volume 14, Number 9, pp. 986997, Sept. 2006.

J. Cong, M. Romesis and J.R. Shinnerl. Fast Floorplanning by LookAhead Enabled Recursive Bipartitioning. IEEE Transactions on ComputerAided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, Volume 25, Issue 9, pp. 1719  1732, Sept. 2006.

G. Chen and J. Cong. Simultaneous Placement with Clustering and Duplication. ACM Transaction on Design Automation of Electronic Systems, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 740772, July 2006.

D. Chen, J. Cong, and J. Xu. Optimal Simultaneous Module and MultiVoltage Assignment for Low Power. ACM Transaction on Design Automation of Electronic Systems, vol. 11, Issue 2, pp. 362386, April 2006.

F. Li, Y. Lin, L. He, D. Chen, and J. Cong. Power Modeling and Characteristics of Field Programmable Gate Arrays. IEEE Transactions on ComputerAided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, vol. 24, Issue 11, pp. 17121724, November 2005.

J. Cong, T. Kong, J. Shinnerl, M. Xie, and X. Yuan. Large Scale Circuit Placement. ACM Transaction on Design Automation of Electronic Systems, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 389430, April 2005.

J. Cong, J. Fang, M. Xie, and Y. Zhang. MARS  A Multilevel FullChip Gridless Routing System. IEEE Transactions on ComputerAided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 382394, March 2005.

J. Cong, H. Huang, and X. Yuan. Technology Mapping and Architecture Evaluation for k/mMacrocellbased FPGAs. TODAES, vol. 10, pp. 3  23, January 2005 (2005 Best Paper Award of the ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems).

J. Cong, and S. Lim. Retimingbased Timing Analysis With An Application to Mincutbased Global Placement. IEEE Transactions on ComputerAided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, vol. 23, no. 12, pp. 1684  1692, December 2004.

J. Cong, Y. Fan, G. Han, X. Yang, and Z. Zhang. Architecture and Synthesis for OnChip MultiCycle Communication. IEEE Transactions on ComputerAided Design of Integrate d Circuits and Systems, pp.550  564, April 2004.

C.C. Chang, J. Cong, M. Romesis, and M. Xie. Optimality and Scalability Study of Existing Placement Algorithms. IEEE Transactions on ComputerAided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, pp.537  549, April 2004.

D. Chen, J. Cong, M. Ercegovac, and Z. Huang. Performancedriven Mapping for CPLD Architectures. IEEE Transactions on ComputerAided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, vol. 22, no. 10, pp. 14241431, October 2003.

J. Cong, and S. K. Lim. Edge SeparabilityBased Circuit Clustering With Application to Multilevel Circuit Partitioning. IEEE Transactions on ComputerAided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, pp . 346357, July 2003.

C.C. Chang, J. Cong, D. Pan, and X. Yuan. Multilevel Global Placement with Congestion Control. IEEE Transactions on ComputerAided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, vol. 22, no. 4, pp. 395409, April 2003 .

T. Uchino and J. Cong. An Interconnect Energy Model Considering Coupling Effects. IEEE Transactions on ComputerAided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, vol. 21, no. 7, pp. 763776, July 2002 .

J. Cong and Z. Pan. Wire Width Planning For Interconnect Performance Optimization. IEEE Transactions on ComputerAided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, vol. 21, no. 3, pp.319329, March 2002. .

J. Cong, T. Kong and Z. Pan. Buffer Block Planning for Interconnect Planning and Prediction. IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration, vol. 9, no. 6, pp.929937, December 2001.

J. Cong, C. K. Koh and P. H. Madden. Interconnect layout Optimization Under Higher Order RLC Model for MCM Designs. IEEE Transactions on ComputerAided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, vol. 20, no. 12, pp.14551463, December 2001 .

J. Cong, L. He, C. K. Koh and Z. Pan. Interconnect Sizing and Spacing with Consideration of Coupling Capacitance. IEEE Transactions on ComputerAided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, vol. 20, no. 9, pp.11641169, September 2001.

J. Cong and Y. Y. Hwang. Boolean Matching for LUTBased Logic Blocks With Applications to Architecture Evaluation and Technology Mapping. IEEE Transactions on ComputerAided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, vol. 20, no. 9, pp.10771090, September 2001.

J. Cong and Z. (D.) Pan. Interconnect Performance Estimation Models for Design Planning. IEEE Transactions on ComputerAided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, pp. 739752, vol. 20, no. 6, June 2001.

C.C. Chang and J. Cong. Pseudopin Assignment with Crosstalk Noise Control. IEEE Transactions on ComputerAided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, vol. 20, no. 5, pp. 598611, May 2001.

J. Cong, J. Fang and K. Y. Khoo. DUNE  A Multilayer Gridless Routing System. IEEE Transactions on ComputerAided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, vol. 20, (no. 5), pp 633647, May 2001.

J. Cong. An InterconnectCentric Design Flow for Nanometer Technologies. Proceedings of the IEEE, vol. 89, No. 4, pp 505528, April 2001.

J. Cong and S. Xu. PerformanceDriven Technology Mapping for Heterogeneous FPGAs. IEEE Transactions on Computeraided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, vol. 19, no. 11, pp. 12681281, November 2000.

J. Cong and Y. Hwang. Structural Gate Decomposition for DepthOptimal Technology in LUTbased FPGA Designs. ACM Trans. on Design Automation of Electronic Systems, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 193225, April 2000.

J. Cong, J. Fang and K.Y. Khoo. Via design rule consideration in multilayer maze routing algorithms. IEEE Transactions on Computeraided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, vol. 19, no. 2, pp 215223, February 2000.

J. Cong and C. Wu. Optimal FPGA Mapping and Retiming with Efficient Initial State Computation. IEEE Trans. on ComputerAided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, vol. 18, no. 11, pp 1595 1607, November 1999.

C.C. Chang and J. Cong. An Efficient Approach To Multilayer Layer Assignment With An Application To Via Minimization. IEEE Transactions on ComputerAided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, vol.18, no. 5, p.608620, May 1999.

J. Cong and L. He. Theory and Algorithm of LocalRefinementBased Optimization with Application to Device and Interconnect Sizing. IEEE Transactions on ComputerAided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, vol.18, no.4, pp. 406420, April 1999.

J. Cong, A. B. Kahng and K.S. Leung. Efficient Algorithms for the Minimum Shortest Path Steiner Arborescence Problem with Applications to VLSI Physical Design. IEEE Transactions on ComputerAided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, vol.17, no. 1, pp. 2439, January 1999.

J. Cong, A. B. Kahng, C. K. Koh and C.W. Albert Tsao. BoundedSkew Clock and Steiner Routing. ACM Trans. on Design Automation of Electronic Systems, vol. 3, pp. 341388, 1998.

J. Cong and C. Wu. An Efficient Algorithm for Performance Optimal FPGA Technology Mapping with Retiming. IEEE Trans. on ComputerAided Design of Integrated Circuits And Systems vol. 17, no. 9, pp. 738748, 1998.

J. Cong and P. Madden. PerformanceDriven Routing with Multiple Sources. IEEE Trans. on ComputerAided Design, vol. 16, pp. 410419, April 1997.

T.C. Lee and J. Cong. The New Line in IC Design. IEEE Spectrum, pp. 5258, March 1997.

J. Cong and L. He. Optimal Wiresizing for Interconnects with Multiple Sources. ACM Transaction on Design Automation of Electronic Systems, vol. 1, no. 4, pp. 478511, October 1996.

J. Cong, L. He, C. K. Koh and P. Madden. Performance Optimization of VLSI Interconnect Layout. Integration, the VLSI Journal, vol. 21, pp. 194, 1996.

L. Kleinrock, M. Gerla, N. Bambos, J. Cong, E. Gafni, L. Bergman, J. Bannister, S. Monacos, T. Bujewski, P. C. Hu, B. Kannan, B. Kwan, E. Leonardi, J. Peck, P. Palnati, and S. Walton. The Supercomputer Supernet Testbed: A WDMBased Supercomputer Interconnect. Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 14, no. 6, pp. 13881399, June 1996.

J. Cong and Y. Ding. Combinational Logic Synthesis for LUT Based Field Programmable Gate Arrays. ACM Trans. on Design Automation of Electronic Systems, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 145204 April 1996.

J. Cong, W. J. Labio, and N. Shivkumar. Multiway VLSI Circuit Partitioning Based on Dual net Representation. IEEE Trans. on ComputerAided Design, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 396409, April 1996.

J. Cong and K. Y. Khoo. An Efficient Multilayer MCM Router Based on FourVia Routing. EEE Trans. on ComputerAided Design, vol. 14, no. 10, pp. 12771290, October 1995.

J. Cong and K. S. Leung. Optimal Wiresizing Under Elmore Delay Model. IEEE Trans. on ComputerAided Design, vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 321336, Mar. 1995.

L. Kleinrock, M. Gerla, N. Bambos, J. Cong, E. Gafni, L. Bergman, and J. Bannister. The Supercomputer Supernet: A Scalable Distributed Terabit Network. Journal of High Speed Networks, vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 407424, 1995 .

J. Cong and C. K. Koh. Simultaneous Driver and Wire Sizing for Performance and Power Optimization. IEEE Trans. on VLSI Systems, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 408425, December 1994.

J. Cong, Y. Ding, T. Gao and K. C. Chen. LUTBased FPGA Technology Mapping Under Arbitrary NetDelay Model. Computers and Graphics, vol. 18, no. 4, pp. 507516, 1994.

Y. Cai, D. F. Wong and J. Cong. Channel Density Minimization by Pin Permutation. VLSI Design: An International Journal of CustomChip Design, Simulation, and Testing (Special Issue on Optimization in VLSI Synthesis and Layout), vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 171183, 1994.

C. J. Alpert, J. Cong, A. B. Kahng, G. Robins and M. Sarrafzadeh. On the Minimum Density Interconnection Tree Problem. VLSI Design: An International Journal of CustomChip Design, Simulation, and Testing (Special Issue on Optimization in VLSI Synthesis and Layout), vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 171183, 1994.

J. Cong and Y. Ding. On Nominal Delay Minimization in LUTBased FPGA Technology Mapping. Integration: the VLSI Journal, vol. 18, pp. 507516, 1994.

J. Cong and Y. Ding. On Area/Depth Tradeoff in LUTBased FPGA Technology Mapping. IEEE Trans. on VLSI Systems, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 137148, June 1994.

D. Zhou, S. Su, F. Fsui, D. S Gao, and J. Cong. A Simplified Synthesis of Transmission Lines with a Tree Structure. Journal of Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing (Special Issue on HighSpeed Interconnects), vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 1930, January 1994.

J. Cong and Y. Ding. FlowMap: An Optimal Technology Mapping Algorithm for Delay Optimization in LookupTable Based FPGA Designs. IEEE Trans. on ComputerAided Design, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 112, January 1994. (1995 Circuit and System Society Best Paper Award in IEEE Transactions on CAD) .

J. Cong, A. B. Kahng and G. Robins. MatchingBased Methods for HighPerformance Clock Routing. IEEE Trans. on ComputerAided Design, vol. 12, no. 8, pp. 11571169, August 1993.

J. Cong, B. Preas and C. L. Liu. Physical Models and Efficient Algorithms for OvertheCell Routing in Standard Cell Designs. IEEE Trans. on ComputerAided Design, vol. 12, no. 5, pp. 723734, May 1993.

J. Cong, M. Hossain and N. Sherwani. A Provably Good Multilayer Topological Planar Routing Algorithm In IC Layout Designs. IEEE Trans. on ComputerAided Design, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 7078, January 1993.

J. Cong and B. Preas. A New Algorithm for Standard Cell Global Routing. Integration: the VLSI Journal, vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 4965, November 1992.

K. Y. Khoo and J. Cong. A Fast Multilayer General Area Router for MCM Designs. IEEE Trans. on Circuits & Systems II  Analog & Digital Signal Processing,, vol. 39, no. 11, pp. 841851, November 1992.

K. C. Chen, J. Cong, Y. Ding, A. Kahng, and P. Trajmar. DAGMap: GraphBased FPGA Technology Mapping for Delay Optimization. IEEE Design & Test of Computers, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 720, September, 1992.

J. Cong, A. Kahng, G. Robins, M. Sarrafzadeh and C. K. Wong. Provably Good PerformanceDriven Global Routing. IEEE Trans. on ComputerAided Design, vol. 11, no. 6, pp. 739752, June 1992.

J. Cong. Pin Assignment with Global Routing for General Cell Design. IEEE Trans. on ComputerAided Design, vol. 10, pp. 14011412, November 1991.

J. Cong and C. L. Liu. On the kLayer Planar Subset and Topological Via Minimization Problems. IEEE Trans. on ComputerAided Design, Vol. 10, pp. 972981, August 1991.

K. S. The, D. F. Wong and J. Cong. A Layout Modification Approach to Via Minimization. IEEE Trans. on ComputerAided Design, vol. 10, pp. 536540, April 1991.

J. Cong and C. L. Liu. On the OvertheCell Channel Routing. IEEE Trans. ComputerAided Design, vol. 9, pp. 408418, April 1990. (1992 IEEE CAS Outstanding Young Author Award Candidate) .

J. Cong and D. F. Wong. Generating More Compactable Channel Routing Solutions. Integration: the VLSI Journal, vol. 9, pp 199214, April 1990.

J. Cong, D. F. Wong and C. L. Liu. A New Approach to Three or FourLayer Channel Routing. IEEE Trans. ComputerAided Design, vol. 7, pp 10941104, July 1988.
Conference publications

Jason Cong, Hui Huang, Chiyuan Ma, Bingjun Xiao and Peipei Zhou. A Fully Pipelined and Dynamically Composable Architecture of CGRA. Proceedings of the 22nd IEEE International Symposium on FieldProgrammable Custom Computing Machines (FCCM), Boston, Massachusetts, May 2014.

Youngkyu Choi, Jason Cong, and Di Wu. FPGA Implementation of EM Algorithm for 3D CT Reconstruction. Proceedings of the 22nd IEEE International Symposium on FieldProgrammable Custom Computing Machines (FCCM), Boston, Massachusetts, May 2014.

J.Cong, S. Jiang, S. Lin, J. Ouyang, G. Sun, P. Wang, C. Zhang. An Efficient Design and Implementation of LSMTree based KeyValue Store on OpenChannel SSD. Proceedings of the 2014 EuroSys Conference in Amsterdam, Netherlands, April 2014.

Jason Cong. From Design to Design Automation. To appear in Proceedings of the The International Symposium on Physical Design (ISPD 2014), March 2014.

Jason Cong, Muhuan Huang, Peng Zhang. Combining computation and communication optimizations in system synthesis for streaming applications. International Symposium on FieldProgrammable Gate Arrays, FPGA 2014.

Yuxin Wang, Peng Li, Jason Cong. Theory and Algorithm for Generalized Memory Partitioning in HighLevel Synthesis. International Symposium on FieldProgrammable Gate Arrays, FPGA 2014.

J. Cong and B. Xiao. Optimization of Interconnects Between Accelerators and Shared Memories in Dark Silicon. Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on ComputerAided Design (ICCAD 2013), pp. 630637, November 2013.

H.T. Blair, J. Cong, D. Wu. FPGA Simulation Engine for Customized Construction of Neural Microcircuit. Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on ComputerAided Design (ICCAD 2013), pp. 607614, November 2013.

W. Zuo, P. Li, D. Chen, LN. Pouchet, S. Zhong and J. Cong. Improving Polyhedral Code Generation for HighLevel Synthesis. Proceedings of the International Conference on Hardware/Software Codesign and System Synthesis (CODES+ISSS 2013), pp. 110, SeptemberOctober 2013 ï¼ˆBest Paper Awardï¼‰.

YuTing Chen, Jason Cong, Mohammad Ali Ghodrat, Muhuan Huang, Chunyue Liu, Bingjun Xiao, Yi Zou. Acceleratorrich CMPs: From concept to real hardware. International Conference on Computer Design (ICCD) 2013.

J. Cong, M. Ercegovac, M. Huang, S. Li and B. Xiao. EnergyEfficient Computing Using Adaptive Table Lookup Based on Nonvolatile Memories. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED 2013), pp. 280  285, September 2013.

J. Cong, M.A. Ghodrat, M. Gill, B. Grigorian, H. Huang and G. Reinman. Composable Acceleratorrich Microprocessor Enhanced for Adaptivity and Longevity. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED 2013), pp. 305310, September 2013.

J. Cong and B. Xiao. Defect Tolerance in Nanodevicebased Programmable Interconnects: Utilization Beyond Avoidance. Proceedings of the 50th Annual Design Automation Conference (DAC 2013), Austin, TX, Article 9, MayJune 2013.

. Papakonstantinou, D. Chen, WM Hu, J. Cong and Y. Liang. ThroughputOriented Kernel Porting onto FPGAs. Proceedings of the 50th Annual Design Automation Conference (DAC 2013), Austin, TX, Article 11, MayJune 2013.

Y. Wang, P. Li, P. Zhang, C. Zhang and J. Cong. Memory Partitioning for Multidimensional Arrays in HighLevel Synthesis. Proceedings of the 50th Annual Design Automation Conference (DAC 2013), Austin, TX, Article 12, MayJune 2013.

P. Wang, G. Sun, T. Wang, Y. Xie and J. Cong. Designing Scratchpad Memory Architecture with Emerging STTRAM Memory Technologies. Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS 2013), Beijing, China, May 2013.

L.N. Pouchet, P. Zhang, P. Sadayappan and J. Cong. PolyhedralBased Data Reuse Optimization for Configurable Computing. Proceedings of the 21st ACM/SIGDA International Symposium on FieldProgrammable Gate Arrays (FPGA 2013), Monterey, California, pp. 2938, February 2013.

Z. Wei, Y. Liang, K. Rupnow, P. Li, D. Chen and J. Cong. Improving High Level Synthesis Optimization Opportunity through Polyhedral Transformations. Proceedings of the 21st ACM/SIGDA International Symposium on FieldProgrammable Gate Arrays (FPGA 2013), Monterey, California, pp. 918, February 2013.

J. Cong and K. Gururaj. Architecture Support for Custom Instructions with Memory Operations. Proceedings of the 21st ACM/SIGDA International Symposium on FieldProgrammable Gate Arrays (FPGA 2013), Monterey, California, pp. 231234, February 2013.

C. Xiao, M.F. Chang, J. Cong, M. Gill, Z. Huang, C. Liu, G. Reinman and H. Wu. Stream Arbitration: Towards Efficient Bandwidth Utilization for Emerging OnChip Interconnects. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on High Performance Embedded Architectures & Compilers (HiPEAC 2013), Berlin, Germany, January 2013.

J. Cong, G. Luo, K. Tsota and B. Xiao. Optimizing Routability in LargeScale MixedSize Placement. Proceedings of the 18th Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASPDAC 2012), Yokohama, Japan, January 2013.

P. Li, Y. Wang, P. Zhang, G. Luo, T. Wang and J. Cong. Memory Partitioning and Scheduling Cooptimization in Behavioral Synthesis. Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on ComputerAided Design (ICCAD 2012), San Jose, California, pp. 488495, November 2012.

H. Wu, L. Nan, S.W. Tam, H.H. Hsieh, C. Jou, G. Reinman, J. Cong, and M.C. F. Chang. A 60GHz OnChip RFInterconnect with Î»/4 Coupler for 5Gbps BiDirectional Communication and MultiDrop Arbitration. Proceedings of IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC 2012), San Jose, California, September 2012.

J. Cong, M.A. Ghodrat, M. Gill, B. Grigorian and G. Reinman. CHARM: A Composable Heterogeneous AcceleratorRich Microprocessor. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED 2012), Redondo, California, pp. 379384, JulyAugust 2012.

J. Cong and B. Yuan. EnergyEfficient Scheduling on Heterogeneous Multicore Architectures. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED 2012), Redondo, California, pp. 345350, JulyAugust 2012.

Y. Chen, J. Cong, H. Huang, C. Liu, R. Prabhakar and G. Reinman. Static and Dynamic CoOptimizations for Blocks Mapping in Hybrid Caches. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED 2012), Redondo, California, pp. 237242, JulyAugust 2012.

J. Cong, M.A. Ghodrat, M. Gill, C. Liu and G. Reinman. BiN: A BufferinNUCA Scheme for AcceleratorRich CMPs. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED 2012), Redondo, California, pp. 225230, JulyAugust 2012.

J. Cong, P. Zhang and Y. Zou. Optimizing Memory Hierarchy Allocation with Loop Transformations for HighLevel Synthesis. Proceedings of the 49th Annual Design Automation Conference (DAC 2012), San Francisco, CA, pp. 12331238, June 2012.

J. Cong, M.A. Ghodrat, M. Gill, B. Grigorian and G. Reinman. Architecture Support for AcceleratorRich CMPs. Proceedings of the 49th Annual Design Automation Conference (DAC 2012), San Francisco, CA, pp. 843849, June 2012.

A. Sbirlea, Y. Zou, Z. Budimlic, J. Cong and V. Sarkar. Mapping a dataflow programming model onto heterogeneous platforms. Proceedings of the 13th ACM SIGPLAN/SIGBED International Conference on Languages, Compilers, Tools and Theory for Embedded Systems (LCTES 2012), Beijing, China, pp. 6170, June 2012.

J. Cong and B. Liu. A Metric for LayoutFriendly Microarchitecture Optimization in HighLevel Synthesis. Proceedings of the 49th Annual Design Automation Conference (DAC 2012), San Francisco, CA, pp. 12391244, June 2012.

J. Cong, B. Liu, G. Luo and R. Prabhakar. Towards LayoutFriendly HighLevel Synthesis. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Physical Design (ISPD 2012), Napa, CA, pp. 165172, March 2012 (Invited paper).

J. Cong. Transformation from Ad Hoc EDA to Algorithmic EDA. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Physical Design (ISPD 2012), Napa, CA, pp. 5762, March 2012 (Invited paper).

J. Cong, M. Huang, B. Liu, P. Zhang and Y. Zou. Combining Module Selection and Replication for ThroughputDriven Streaming Programs. Proceedings of Design, Automation and Test in Europe (DATE 2012), Dresden, Germany, March 2012.

Y. Chen, J. Cong, H. Huang, B. Liu, C. Liu, M. Potkonjak and G. Reinman. Dynamically Reconfigurable Hybrid Cache: An EnergyEfficient LastLevel Cache Design. Proceedings of Design, Automation and Test in Europe (DATE 2012), Dresden, Germany, March 2012.

J. Chen, J. Cong, M. Yan and Y. Zou. FPGAAccelerated 3D Reconstruction using Compressive Sensing. Proceedings of the 20th ACM/SIGDA International Symposium on FieldProgrammable Gate Arrays (FPGA 2012), Monterey, CA, pp. 163166, February 2012.

Y. Kim, G. Byun, A. Tang, C.P. Jou, H.H. Hsieh, G. Reinman, J. Cong and M. F. Chang. An 8Gb/s/pin 4pJ/b/pin Simultaneous Bidirectional SingleTLine Dual (Base+RF) Band Mobile Memory I/O Interface with InterChannel Interference Suppression. IEEE International SolidState Circuits Conference Digest of Technical papers (ISSCC 2012), San Francisco, CA, pp. 5052, February 2012.

K. Therdsteerasukdi, G. Byun, J. Cong, M.F. Chang and G. Reinman. Utilizing RFI and Intelligent Scheduling for Better Throughput/Watt in a Mobile GPU Memory System. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on HighPerformance and Embedded Architectures and Compilers (HiPEAC 2012), Paris, France, January 2012.

J. Cong, M.A. Ghodrat, M. Gill, H. Huang, B. Liu, R. Prabhakar, G. Reinman and M. Vitanza. Compilation and Architecture Support for Customized Vector Instruction. Proceedings of the 17th Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASPDAC 2012), Sydney, Australia, pp. 652657, January 2012 (Invited paper).

Y. Wang, P. Zhang, X. Cheng and J. Cong. An Integrated and Automated Memory Optimization Flow for FPGA Behavioral Synthesis. Proceedings of the 17th Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASPDAC 2012), Sydney, Australia, pp. 257262, January 2012.

A. Bui, K. Cheng, J. Cong, L. Vese, Y. Wang, B. Yuan and Y. Zou. Platform Characterization for DomainSpecific Computing. Proceedings of the 17th Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASPDAC 2012), Sydney, Australia, pp. 9499, January 2012 (Invited paper).

J. Cong, Y. Huang and B. Yuan. ATreeBased Topology Synthesis for OnChip Network. Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE/ACM International Conference on ComputerAided Design (ICCAD 2011), San Jose, CA, pp. 651658, November 2011.

J. Cong, P. Zhang and Y. Zou. Combined Loop Transformation and Hierarchy Allocation for Data Reuse Optimization. Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE/ACM International Conference on ComputerAided Design (ICCAD 2011), San Jose, CA, pp. 185192, November 2011.

J. Cong and K. Gururaj. Assuring ApplicationLevel Correctness against Soft Errors. Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE/ACM International Conference on ComputerAided Design (ICCAD 2011), San Jose, CA, pp. 150157, November 2011.

K. Therdsteerasukdi, G. Byun, J. Ir, G. Reinman, J. Cong and M.F. Chang. The DIMM Tree Architecture: A High Bandwidth and Scalable Memory System. Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Computer Design (ICCD 2011), Amherst, Massachusetts, pp. 388395, October 2011.

Y. Ming, J. Chen, L.A. Vese, J. Villasenor, A. Bui, and J. Cong. EM+TV Based Reconstruction for ConeBeam CT with Reduced Radiation. Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Visual Computing, Las Vegas, Nevada, pp. 110, September 2011 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 6938, pp. 110).

Y. Chen, J. Cong and G. Reinman. HCSim: A Fast and Exact L1 Cache Simulator with Scratchpad Memory CoSimulation Support. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Hardware/Software Codesign and System Synthesis (CODES+ISSS 2011), Taipei, Taiwan, pp. 295304, October 2011.

J. Cong, B. Grigorian, G. Reinman and M. Vitanza. Accelerating Vision and Navigation Applications on a Customizable Platform. Proceedings of the 22nd IEEE International Conference on Applicationspecific Systems, Architectures and Processors (ASAP 2011), Santa Monica, CA, pp. 2532, September 2011.

J. Cong, M. Huang and Y. Zou. Accelerating Fluid Registration Algorithm on MultiFPGA Platforms. Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Field Programmable Logic and Applications (FPL 2011), Chania, Crete, Greece, pp. 5057, September 2011.

J. Cong, K. Gururaj, M. Huang, S. Li, B. Xiao and Y. Zou. DomainSpecific Processor with 3D Integration for Medical Image Processing. Proceedings of the 22nd IEEE International Conference on Applicationspecific Systems, Architectures and Processors (ASAP 2011), Santa Monica, CA, pp. 247250, September 2011.

J. Cong, K. Gururaj, H. Huang, C. Liu, G. Reinman and Y. Zou. An EnergyEfficient Adaptive Hybrid Cache. Proceedings of International Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED 2011), Fukuoka, Japan, pp. 6772, August 2011.

J. Chen, M. Yan, L.A. Vese, J. Villasenor, A. Bui and J. Cong. EM+TV for Reconstruction of ConeBeam CT with Curved Detectors Using GPU. Proceedings of International Meeting on Fully ThreeDimensional Image Reconstruction in Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Potsdam, Germany, pp. 363366, July 2011.

J. Cong, H. Huang, C. Liu and Y. Zou. A ReuseAware Prefetching Algorithm for Scratchpad Memory. Proceedings of the 48th Annual Design Automation Conference (DAC 2011), San Diego, CA, pp. 960965, June 2011.

J. Cong, G. Luo and Y. Shi. ThermalAware Cell and ThroughSiliconVia CoPlacement for 3D ICs. Proceedings of the 48th Annual Design Automation Conference (DAC 2011), San Diego, CA, pp. 405410, June 2011.

J. Cong, M. Huang and Y. Zou. 3D Recursive Gaussian IIR on GPU and FPGAs, A Case Study for Accelerating BandwidthBounded Applications. Proceedings of the 9th IEEE Symposium on Application Specific Processors (SASP 2011), San Diego, CA, pp. 7073, June 2011.

J. Cong and B. Xiao. mrFPGA: A Novel FPGA Architecture with MemristorBased Reconfiguration. Proceedings of the 7th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Nanoscale Architectures (NANOARCH 2011), San Diego, CA, pp. 18, June 2011.

J. Cong, J. Lee, and G. Luo. A Unified Optimization Framework for Simultaneous Gate Sizing and Placement under Density Constraints. Proceedings of the 24th IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS 2011), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, pp. 12071210, May 2011.

A. Papakonstantinou, Y. Liang, J.A. Stratton, K. Gururaj, D. Chen, W.M. Hwu and J. Cong. Multilevel Granularity Parallelism Synthesis on FPGAs. Proceedings of 19th Annual IEEE Symposium on FieldProgrammable Custom Computing Machines (FCCM 2011), Salt Lake City, UT, pp. 178185, May 2011. (Best Paper Award).

GS. Byun, Y. Kim, J. Kim, SW Tam, HH. Hsieh, PY. Wu, C. Jou, J. Cong, G. Reinman and MC. F. Chang. An 8.4Gb/s 2.5pJ/b Mobile Memory I/O Interface Using Simultaneous Bidirectional Dual (Base+RF) Band Signaling. IEEE International SolidState Circuits Conference Digest of Technical papers (ISSCC 2011), San Francisco, CA, pp. 488490, February 2011.

J. Cong, M. A. Ghodrat, M. Gill, C. Liu, G. Reinman and Y. Zou. AXRCMP: Architecture Support in AcceleratorRich CMPs. Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on SoC Architecture, Accelerators and Workloads (SAW2) , San Antonio, TX, pp. 1926, February 2011.

T. Thorolfsson, G. Luo, J. Cong and P D. Franzon. LogiconLogic 3D Integration and Placement. Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE International 3D System Integration Conference (3DIC 2010) , Munich, Germany, November 2010.

J. Cong and K. Minkovich. LUTBased FPGA Technology Mapping for Reliability. Proceedings of the 47th Annual Design Automation Conference (DAC 2010) , Anaheim, CA, pp. 517522, June 2010.

J. Cong, C. Liu and G. Reinman. ACES: ApplicationSpecific Cycle Elimination and Splitting for DeadlockFree Routing on Irregular NetworkonChip. Proceedings of the 47th Annual Design Automation Conference (DAC 2010) , Anaheim, CA, pp. 443448, June 2010.

J. Cong and Y. Zou. A Comparative Study on the Architecture Templates for Dynamic Nested Loops. Proceedings of the 18th Annual IEEE Symposium on FieldProgrammable Custom Computing Machines (FCCM 2010) , Charlotte, NC, pp.251254, May 2010.

J. Cong and G. Luo. An Analytical Placer for Mixedsize 3D Placement. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Physical Design (ISPD 2010), San Francisco, CA, pp. 6166, March 2010.

J. Cong, B. Liu, and J. Xu. Coordinated Resource Optimization for Behavioral Synthesis. Proceedings of Design, Automation and Test Europe (DATE 2010), Dresden, Germany, pp. 12671272, March 2010.

J. Cong, H. Huang, and W. Jiang. A Generalized ControlFlowAware Pattern Recognition Algorithm for Behavior Synthesis. Proceedings of Design, Automation and Test Europe (DATE 2010), Dresden, Germany, pp. 12551260, March 2010.

J. Cong, K. Gururaj, W. Jiang, B. Liu, K. Minkovich, B. Yuan and Y. Zou. Accelerating Monte Carlo based SSTA using FPGA. Proceedings of the ACM/SIGDA International Symposium on Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA 2010), Monterey, California, pp. 111114, February 2010.

J. Zhang, Z. Zhang, S. Zhou, M. Tan, X. Liu, X. Cheng and J. Cong. BitLevel Optimization for HighLevel Synthesis and FPGABased Acceleration. Proceedings of the ACM/SIGDA International Symposium on Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA 2010), Monterey, California, pp. 5968, February 2010.

J. Cong, W. Jiang, B. Liu, and Y. Zou. Automatic Memory Partitioning and Scheduling for Throughput and Power Optimization. Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on ComputerAided Design(ICCAD 2009), San Jose, California, pp. 697704, November 2009.

J. Cong, and Y. Zou. Parallel Multilevel Analytical Global Placement on Graphics Processing Units. Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on ComputerAided Design(ICCAD 2009), San Jose, California, pp. 681688, November 2009.

T. F. Chan, J. Cong, and E. Radke. A Rigorous Framework for Convergent Net Weighting Schemes in TimingDriven Placement. Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on ComputerAided Design(ICCAD 2009), San Jose, California, pp. 288294, November 2009.

J. Cong, B. Liu, and Z. Zhang. Scheduling with Soft Constraints. Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on ComputerAided Design(ICCAD 2009), San Jose, California, pp. 4754, November 2009.

J. Cong, A. Liu, and B. Liu. A VariationTolerant Scheduler for Better Than WorstCase Behavioral Synthesis. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Hardware/Software Codesign and System Synthesis (CODES+ISSS 2009), Grenoble, France, pp. 221228, October 2009.

SB. Lee, S.W. Tam, I. Pefkianakis, S. Lu, M. F. Chang, C. Guo, G. Reinman, C. Peng, M. Naik, L. Zhang, and J. Cong. A Scalable Micro Wireless Interconnect Structure for CMPs. ACM MobiCom 2009, Beijing, China, pp. 217228, September 2009.

J. Zhang, Z. Zhang, S. Zhou, M. Tan, X. Liu, X. Cheng, and J. Cong. BitLevel Transformation and Optimization for Hardware Synthesis of Algorithmic Descriptions. Proceedings of the 18th International Workshop on Logic & Synthesis (IWLS 2009), Berkeley, California, pp. 119126, July 31August 2, 2009.

J. Cong, A. Liu, and B. Liu. A VariationTolerant Scheduler for Better Than WorstCase Behavioral Synthesis. Proceedings of the 18th International Workshop on Logic & Synthesis (IWLS 2009), Berkeley, California, pp. 7279, July 31August 2, 2009.

J. Cong, B. Liu, and Z. Zhang. BehaviorLevel Observability DontCares and Application to LowPower Behavioral Synthesis. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Low Power Electronics & Design (ISLPED 2009), San Francisco, California, pp. 139144, August 2009.

J. Cong and G. Luo. A 3D Physical Design Flow Based on OpenAccess. International Conference on Communications, Circuits and Systems (ICCCAS) San Jose California, pp. 11031107, July 2009. (Invited Paper).

A. Papakonstantinou, K. Gururaj, J. A. Stratton, D. Chen, J. Cong, and W. W. Hwu. FCUDA: Enabling Efficient Compilation of CUDA Kernels onto FPGAs. Symposium on Application Specific Processors , pp.3542, July 2009. (Best Paper Award).

J. Cong, M. F. Chang, G. Reinman, and S.W. Tam. Multiband RFInterconnect for Reconfigurable NetworkonChip Communication. System Level Interconnect Prediction (SLIP 2009), San Francisco California, pp. 107108, July 2009.

A. Papakonstantinou, K. Gururaj, J. Stratton, D. Chen, J. Cong, W. Hwu. HighPerformance CUDA Kernel Execution on FPGAs. ACM/SIGARCH 23rd International Conference on Supercomputing, Metro New York City Area, pp. 515516, June 2009.

J. Cong and K. Minkovich. Logic Synthesis for Better Than Worstcase Designs. Proceedings International Symposium on VLSI Design, Automation and Test, pp. 166169, April 2009.

J. Cong, K. Gururaj, B. Liu, C. Liu, Z. Zhang, S. Zhou and Y. Zou. Evaluation of Static Analysis Techniques for FixedPoint Precision Optimization. Proceedings 17th Annual IEEE Symposium on FieldProgrammable Custom Computing Machines (FCCM 2009), Napa, California, pp. 231234, April 2009.

J. Cong and K. Gururaj. Energy Efficient Multiprocessor Task Scheduling under Inputdependent Variation. Proceedings of Design, Automation and Test in Europe, pp. 411416, April 2009.

J. Cong, K. Gururaj, and G. Han. Synthesis of Reconfigurable HighPerformance Multicore Systems. Proceedings of Field Programmable Gate Arrays, Monterey, California, pp. 201208, February 2009.

J. Cong and G. Luo. A Multilevel Analytical Placement for 3D ICs. Proceedings of the 14th Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASPDAC 2009), Yokohama, Japan, pp. 361366, January 2009.

J. Cong, P. Gupta and J. Lee. On the Futility of Statistical Power Optimization. Proceedings of the 14th Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASPDAC 2009), Yokohama, Japan, pp. 167172, January 2009.

M. F. Chang, J. Cong, A. Kaplan, C. Liu, M. Naik, J. Premkumar, G. Reinman, E. Socher, and R. Tam. Power Reduction of CMP Communication Networks via RFInterconnects. Proceedings of the 41st Annual International Symposium on Microarchitecture (MICRO), Lake ComoItaly pp. 376387, November 2008.

J. Cong, K. Gururaj, G. Han, A. Kaplan, M. Naik and G. Reinman. MCSim: An efficient simulation tool for MPSoC designs. Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE/ACM International Conference on ComputerAided Design (ICCAD 2008), San Jose, CA, pp. 364371, November 2008.

A. Agarwal, J. Cong, and B. Tagiku. Fault Tolerant Placement and Defect Reconfiguration for nanoFPGAs. Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE/ACM International Conference on ComputerAided Design (ICCAD 2008), San Jose, CA, pp. 714721, November 2008.

J. Cong, C. Liu, and G. Luo. Quantitative Studies of Impact of 3D IC Design on Repeater Usage. Proceedings of 25th International VLSI/ULSI Multilevel Interconnection Conference (VMIC), Fremont, CA, pp. 344348, October 2008.(Invited Paper).

M.C. F. Chang, E. Socher, S.W. Tam, J. Cong, and G. Reinman. RF Interconnects for Communications Onchip. Proceedings of the 2008 ACM International Symposium on Physical Design, Portland, Oregon, pp. 7883, April 2008. (Invited Paper).

J. Cong and G. Luo. Highly Efficient Gradient Computation for DensityConstrained Analytical Placement Methods. Proceedings of the 2008 ACM International Symposium on Physical Design, Portland, Oregon, pp. 3946, April 2008.

J. Cong, J. Lee, and L. Vandenberghe. Robust Gate Sizing via Mean Excess Delay Minimization. Proceedings of the 2008 ACM International Symposium on Physical Design, Portland, Oregon, pp. 1014, April 2008.

J. Cong and J. Xu. Simultaneous FU and Register Binding Based on Network Flow Method. Design, Automation and Test in Europe (DATE 2008), Munich, Germany, pp.10571062, March 2008.

J. Cong and Y. Zou. Lithographic Aerial Image Simulation with FPGABased Hardware Acceleration. Proc. 16th ACM/SIGDA International Symposium on Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA 2008), Monterey, CA, pp. 2029, February 2008.

J. Cong and K. Minkovich. Mapping for Better Than WorstCase Delays In LUTBased FPGA Designs. Proc. 16th ACM/SIGDA International Symposium on Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA 2008), Monterey, CA, pp. 5664, February 2008.

J. Cong and W. Jiang. Patternbased Behavior Synthesis for FPGA Resource Reduction. Proc. 16th ACM/SIGDA International Symposium on Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA 2008), Monterey, CA, pp. 107116, February 2008.

M. Chang, J. Cong, A. Kaplan, M. Naik, G. Reinman, E. Socher and S.W. Tam. CMP NetworkonChip Overlaid With MultiBand RFInterconnect. The 14th International Symposium on HighPerformance Computer Architecture, Salt Lake City, UT, pp. 191202, February 2008. (Best Paper Award).

W. Jiang, Z. Zhang, M. Potkonjak and J. Cong. Scheduling with Integer Delay Budgeting for LowPower Optimization. Proc. Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASPDAC 2008), pp. 2227, January 2008.

X. Li, Y. Ma, X. Hong, S. Dong, and J. Cong. LP Based White Space Redistribution for Thermal Via Planning and Performance Optimization in 3D ICs. Proc. Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASPDAC 2008), pp. 209212, January 2008.

C.T. Hsieh, J. Cong, Z. Zhang and S.C. Chang. Behavioral Synthesis with Activating Unused FlipFlops for Reducing Glitch Power in FPGA. Proc. Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASPDAC 2008), pp. 1015, January 2008.

Y. Liu, Y. Ma, E. Kursun, G. Reinman and J. Cong. Fine Grain 3D Integration for Microarchitecture Design Through Cube Packing Exploration. Proc. IEEE International Conference on Computer Designs, Lake Tahoe, CA, pp. 259266, October 2007.

J. Cong, Y. Ma, Y. Liu, E. Kursun, and G. Reinman. 3D Architecture Modeling and Exploration. Proceedings of 24th International VLSI/ULSI Multilevel Interconnection Conference (VMIC), Fremont, CA, pages 231238, September 2007.

J. Cong, and K. Minkovich. Improved SATBased Boolean Matching Using Implicants for LUTBased FPGAs. Proceedings of the 15th ACM/SIGDA International Symposium on Field Programmable Gate Arrays, Monterey, CA, pp. 139147, February 2007.

J. Cong, G. Han, and W. Jiang. Synthesis of an ApplicationSpecific Soft Multiprocessor System. Proceedings of the 15th ACM/SIGDA International Symposium on Field Programmable Gate Arrays, Monterey, CA, pp. 99107, February 2007.

Y. Ma, Z. Li, J. Cong, X. Hong, G. Reinman, S. Dong, and Q. Zhou. Microarchitecture Pipelining Optimization with ThroughputAware Floorplanning. Proceedings of the 12th Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASPDAC 2007), Yokohama, Japan, pp. 920925, January 2007.

J. Cong, G. Luo, J. Wei, and Y. Zhang. ThermalAware 3D IC Placement via Transformation. Proceedings of the 12th Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASPDAC 2007), Yokohama, Japan, pp. 780785, January 2007.

D. Chen, J. Cong, Y. Fan, and Z. Zhang. HighLevel Power Estimation and LowPower Design Space Exploration for FPGAs. Proceedings of the 12th Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASPDAC 2007), Yokohama, Japan, pp. 529534, January 2007.

J. Cong, Y. Fan, and W. Jiang. PlatformBased Resource Binding Using a Distributed RegisterFile Microarchitecture. Proc. ACM/IEEE International Conference on Computer Aided Design, San Jose, California, pp. 709715, November 2006.

J. Cong and Y. Zhang. ThermalAware Physical Design Flow for 3D ICs. Proceedings of the 23rd International VLSI Multilevel Interconnection Conference (VMIC), pp. 7380, Fremont, CA, September, 2006.

J. Cong, Y. Fan, G. Han, W. Jiang, and Z. Zhang. PlatformBased BehaviorLevel and SystemLevel Synthesis. Proceedings of IEEE International SOC Conference, pp. 199202, Austin, Texas, Sept. 2006. (Invited Paper).

D. Chen, J. Cong, Y. Fan and J. Xu. Optimality Study of Resource Binding with MultiVdds. Proceedings of the 2006 Design Automation Conference, San Francisco, CA, pp. 580585, July 2006.

J.Y. Lin, D. Chen and J. Cong. Optimal Simultaneous Mapping and Clustering for FPGA Delay Optimization. Proceedings of the 2006 Design Automation Conference, San Francisco, CA, pp. 472477, July 2006.

J. Cong, Y. Fan, G. Han, W. Jiang and Z. Zhang. Behavior and Communication CoOptimization for Systems with Sequential Communication Media. Proceedings of the 2006 Design Automation Conference, San Francisco, CA, pp. 675678, July 2006.

J. Cong and Z. Zhang. An Efficient and Versatile Scheduling Algorithm Based On SDC Formulation. Proceedings of the 2006 Design Automation Conference, San Francisco, CA, pp. 433438, July 2006.

J. Cong, T. Chan, J. Shinnerl, K. Sze and M. Xie. mPL6: Enhanced Multilevel Mixedsize Placement. Proceedings of the ACM International Symposium on Physical Design (ISPD 2006), San Jose, CA, pp. 212214, April 2006.

J. Cong and K. Minkovich. Optimality Study of Logic Synthesis for LUTBased FPGAs. Proceedings of the 14th ACM/SIGDA International Symposium on Field Programmable Gate Arrays, Monterey, CA, pp. 3340, January 2006.

J. Cong, A. Jagannathan, Y. Ma, G. Reinman and J. Wei. An Automated Design Flow for 3D Microarchitecture Evaluation. Proceedings of the 11th Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASPDAC 2006), Yokohama, Japan, pp.384389, January 2006.

J. Cong and Min Xie. A Robust Detailed Placement for MixedSize IC Designs. Proceedings of the 11th Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASPDAC 2006), Yokohama, Japan, pp. 188194, January 2006.

J. Cong, M. Romesis and J. Shinnerl. Robust MixedSize Placement Under Tight WhiteSpace Constraints. Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Computer Aided Design, San Jose, CA, pp. 165172, November 2005.

J. Cong and Y. Zhang. Thermal Via Planning for 3D ICs. Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Computer Aided Design, San Jose, CA, pp. 745752, November 2005.

J. Cong, G. Han and Z. Zhang. Architecture and Compilation for Data Bandwidth Improvement in Configurable Embedded Processors. Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Computer Aided Design, San Jose, CA, pp. 263270, November 2005.

J. Cong, A. Jagannathan, G. Reinman and Y. Tamir. Understanding the Energy Efficiency of SMT and CMP with Multiclustering. Proceedings of the 2005 International Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design, San Diego, CA, pp. 4853, August 2005.

J. Xu, J. Cong and X. Cheng. LowerBound Estimation for MultiBitwidth Scheduling. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Kobe, Japan, pp. 856861, May 2005.

T. Chan, J. Cong, and K. Sze. Multilevel Generalized Forcedirected Method for Circuit Placement. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Physical Design, San Francisco, CA, pp. 185192, April 2005.(Best Paper Award).

J. Cong, Y. Fan, G. Han, A. Jagannathan, G. Reinman and Z. Zhang. Instruction Set Extension with Shadow Registers for Configurable Processors. Proceedings of the ACM/SIGDA International Symposium on Field Programmable Gate Arrays, Monterey, CA, pp. 99106, February 2005.

G. Chen and J. Cong. Simultaneous TimingDriven Placement and Duplication. Proceedings of the ACM/SIGDA International Symposium on Field Programmable Gate Arrays, Monterey, CA, pp. 5159, February 2005.

J. Cong, Y. Fan, G. Han, Y. Lin, J. Xu, Z. Zhang, and X. Cheng. BitwidthAware Scheduling and Binding in HighLevel Synthesis. Proceedings of the Asia South Pacific Design Automation Conference, pp. 856861, January 2005.

D. Chen, J. Cong, and J. Xu. Optimal Module and Voltage Assignment for LowPower. Proceedings of the Asia South Pacific Design Automation Conference, pp. 5159, January 2005.

J. Cong, M. Romesis, and J. Shinnerl. Fast Floorplanning by LookAhead Enabled Recursive Bipartitioning. Proceedings of the Asia South Pacific Design Automation Conference, pp. 11191122, January 2005.

A. Jagannathan, H. Yang, K. Konigsfeld, D. Milliron, M. Mohan, M. Romesis, G. Reinman, and J. Cong. MicroArchitecture Evaluation with Floorplanning and Interconnect Pipelining. Proceedings of the Asia South Pacific Design Automation Conference, pp. 815, January 2005. (invited paper).

J. Cong, and Y. Zhang. ThermalDriven Multilevel Routing for 3D ICs. Proceedings of the Asia South Pacific Design Automation Conference, pp.121126, January 2005.

J. Cong, J. Wei, and Y. Zhang. A ThermalDriven Floorplanning Algorithm for 3D ICs. Proceedings of the International Conference on ComputerAided Design, pp. 306313, November 2004.

D. Chen, and J. Cong. DAOmap : A DepthOptimal Area Optimization Mapping Algorithm for FPGA Designs. Proceedings of the International Conference on ComputerAided Design, pp. 752759, November 2004.

C. Li, M. Xie, C.K. Koh, J. Cong, and P. Madden. RoutabilityDriven Placement and White Space Allocation. Proceedings of the International Conference on ComputerAided Design, pp. 394401, November 2004.

J. Cong, A. Jagannathan, G. Reinman and Y. Tamir. A CommunicationCentric Approach to Instruction Steering For Future Clustered Processors. Proceedings of the First Watson Conference on Interaction between Architecture, Circuits, and Compilers, Yorktown Heights, pp.144153, NY, October, 2004 (PAC2).

G. Chen and J. Cong. Simultaneous Timing Driven Clustering and Placement for FPGAs. Proc. International Conference on Field Programmable Logic and its Applications, pp. 158167, August 2004.

D. Chen, and J. Cong. Delay Optimal LowPower Circuit Clustering for FPGAs with Dual Supply Voltages. International Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design, August 2004, pp. 70  73.

J. Cong, Y. Fan, and Z. Zhang. ArchitectureLevel Synthesis for Automatic Interconnect Pipelining. Proceedings of the Design Automation Conference, pp. 602  607, June 2004.

J. Cong, G. Nataneli, M. Romesis, and J. Shinnerl. An AreaOptimality Study of Floorplanning. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Physical Design, pp. 78  83, April 2004.

J. Cong, Y. Fan, G. Han, and Z. Zhang,. ApplicationSpecific Instruction Generation for Configurable Processor Architectures. Proceedings of the ACM International Symposium on FieldProgrammable Gate Arrays, pp. 183  189, February 2004.

F. Li, Y. Lin, L. He, and J.Cong. Lowpower FPGA using PreDefined DualVdd/DualVt Fabrics. Proceedings of the ACM International Symposium on FieldProgrammable Gate Arrays, pp. 42  50 , February 2004.

D. Chen, J. Cong, F. Li, and L. He. LowPower Technology Mapping for FPGA Architectures with Dual Supply Voltages. Proceedings of the ACM International Symposium on FieldProgrammable Gate Arrays, pp. 109  117, February 2004.

D. Chen, and J. Cong. Register Binding and Port Assignment for Multiplexer Optimization. Proceedings of the Asia Pacific Design Automation Conference, pp. 68  73, January 2004.

J. Cong, T. Kong, J. Shinnerl, M. Xie and X. Yuan. LargeScale Circuit Placement. Proceedings of International Conference on Computer Aided Design,, pp. 883890, November 2003.

T. F. Chan, J. Cong, J. Shinnerl and K. Sze. An Enhanced Multilevel Algorithm for Circuit Placement. Proceedings of International Conference on Computer Aided Design, pp. 299306, November 2003.

Z. Zhang, Y. Fan, M. Potkonjak and J. Cong. Gradual Relaxation Technique with Application to Behavioral Synthesis. Proceedings of International Conference on Computer Aided Design,, pp. 529535, November 2003.

J. Cong, Y. Fan, G. Han X. Yang and Z. Zhang. Architectural Synthesis Integrated with Global Placement for MultiCycle Communication. Proceedings of International Conference on Computer Aided Design,, pp. 536543, November 2003.

J. Cong, M. Romesis, and M. Xie. Optimality and Stability Study of Timingdriven Placement Algorithms. Proceedings of International Conference on Computer Aided Design,, pp. 472478, November 2003.

D. Chen, J. Cong, and Y. Fan. LowPower HighLevel Synthesis for FPGA Architectures. 2003 International Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design, Seoul, Korea, pp. 134  139, Aug. 2003.

J. Cong, A. Jagannathan, G. Reinman and M. Romesis. Microarchitecture Evaluation with Physical Planning. ACM/SIGDA Proceedings of the 40th Design Automation Conference, Anaheim, California, pp. 32  35, June 2003.

J. Cong, and X. Yuan. Multilevel Global Placement with Retiming. ACM/SIGDA Proceedings of the 40th Design Automation Conference, Anaheim, California, pp. 208  213, June 2003.

J. Cong, Y. Fan, X. Yang and Z. Zhang. Architecture and Synthesis for MultiCycle Communication. ACM/SIGDA Proceedings of 2003 International Symposium on Physical Design, Monterey, California, pp. 190196, April 2003.(Invited paper).

J. Cong, M. Romesis and M. Xie. Optimality, Scalability and Stability Study of Partitioning and Placement Algorithms. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Physical Design, Monterey, California, pp. 88  94, April 2003.

J. Y. Lin, A. Jagannathan and J. Cong. PlacementDriven Technology Mapping For LUTBased FPGAs. ACM/SIGDA International Symposium on Field Programmable Gate Arrays, Monterey, California, pp. 121  126, February 2003.

F. Li, D. Chen, L. He, and J. Cong. Architecture Evaluation for PowerEfficient FPGAs. ACM/SIGDA International Symposium on Field Programmable Gate Arrays, Monterey, California, pp. 175  184, February 2003.

C.C. Chang, J. Cong and M. Xie. Optimality and Scalability Study of Existing Placement Algorithms. Asia South Pacific Design Automation Conference, Kitakyushu, Japan, pp. 621627, January 2003.

C.C. Chang, J. Cong and X. Yuan. Multilevel Placement for LargeScale MixedSize IC Designs. Proc. Asia South Pacific Design Automation Conference, pp. 325330, January 2003.

J. Cong, J. Y. Lin and W. Long. A New Enhanced SPFD Rewiring Algorithm. Proc. IEEE International Conference on Computer Aided Design, San Jose, California, pp. 672678, November 2002 .

J. Cong, M. Xie and Y. Zhang. An Enhanced Multilevel Routing System. Proc. IEEE International Conference on Computer Aided Design, San Jose, California, pp. 5158, November 2002.

J. Cong, J. Y. Lin and W. Long. Enhanced SPFD Rewiring on Improving Rewiring Ability. IWLS, pp. 91  96, June 2002 .

J. Cong. Timing Closure Based on Physical Hierarchy. Proc. International Symposium on Physical Design, San Diego, California, pp. 170174, April 2002. (Invited paper).

J. Cong, and C. Wu. Global ClusteringBased PerformanceDriven Circuit Partitioning. Proc. International Symposium on Physical Design, San Diego, California, pp. 149154, April 2002.

CC. Chang, J. Cong, Z. Pan and X. Yuan. Physical Hierarchy Generation with Routing Congestion Control. Proc. International Symposium on Physical Design, San Diego, California, pp. 3641, April 2002.

J. Cong, Y. Lin and W. Long. SPFDBased Global Rewiring. Proc. ACM/SIGDA International Symposium on Field Programmable Gate Arrays, Monterey, California, pp. 7784, February 2002.

J. Cong, J. Fang and Y. Zhang. Multilevel Approach to FullChip Gridless Routing. Proc. IEEE International Conference on Computer Aided Design, San Jose, California, pp. 396403, November 2001.

C. Chang, J. Cong, T. Uchinko and X. Yuan. Power Model for Interconnect Planning. Procedings of the Workshop on Synthesis And System Integration of Mixed Technologies, pp. 234  241, October 2001.

J. Cong. An InterconnectCentric Design Flow for Nanometer Technologies. Procedings of the Workshop on Synthesis And System Integration of Mixed Technologies, pp. 199  205, October 2001. (Invited paper).

J. Cong and W. Long. SPFDBased Global Rewiring. 10th International Workshop on Logic & Synthesis, pp. 150155, June 2001.

J. Cong and T. Uchinko. An Interconnect Energy Model Considering Coupling Effects. Proceedings of the 38th Design Automation Conference, pp. 555558, June 2001.

J. Cong and M. Romesis. PerformanceDriven MultiLevel Clustering with Application to Hierarchical FPGA Mapping. Proceedings of the Design Automation Conference, pp. 389394, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 2001.

D. Chen, J. Cong, M. Ercegovac and Z. Huang. PerformanceDriven Mapping for CPLD Architecture. Proc. ACM/SIGDA International Symposium on Field Programmable Gate Arrays, Monterey, California, pp. 3947, February 2001.

J. Cong, D. Z. Pan and P. V. Srinivas. Improved Crosstalk Modeling for Noise Constrained Interconnect Optimization. Proc. Asian and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASPDAC), pp. 373378, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan, 2001.

G. Chen and J. Cong. Simultaneous Logic Decomposition with Technology Mapping in FPGA Designs. Proc. ACM/SIGDA International Symposium on Field Programmable Gate Arrays, Monterey, California, pp. 4855, February 2001.

J. Cong, D. Z. Pan and P. V. Srinivas. Improved Crosstalk Modeling for Noise Constrained interconnect Optimization. ACM/IEEE International Workshop on Timing Issues in the Specification and Synthesis of Digital Systems, pp. 1420, Austin, December 2000.

O. Goundert, J. Cong, S. Malik and M. Sarrafzadeh. Incremental CAD. Proc. IEEE International Conference on Computer Aided Design, San Jose, California, pp. 236243, November 2000.

T. Chan, J. Cong, T. Kong and J. Shinnerl. Multilevel Optimization for Largescale Circuit Placement. Proc. IEEE International Conference on Computer Aided Design, San Jose, California, pp. 171176, November 2000.

J. Cong and S. K. Lim. Physical Planning with Retiming. Proc. IEEE International Conference on Computer Aided Design, San Jose, California, pp. 27, November 2000.

J. Cong, H. Huang, YeanYow Hwang, C. Wu and S. Xu. fpgaEva: A LogicLevel Architecture Evaluator for SRAMBased FPGAs. Proc. of 16th IFIP World Computer Congress  ICDA'2000: Chip Design Automation, Beijing, P.R. China, pp. 179184, August 2000.

J. Cong and X. Yuan. Routing Tree Construction Under Fixed Buffer Locations. Proc. ACM/IEEE 37th Design Automation Conference, Los Angeles, California, pp. 379384, June 2000.

J. Cong and H. Huang. Depth Optimal Incremental Mapping for Field Programmable Gate Arrays. Proc. ACM/IEEE 37th Design Automation Conference, , Los Angeles, California, pp. 290293, June 2000.

J. Cong, S. K. Lim and Chang Wu. Performance Driven Multilevel and Multiway Partitioning With Retiming. Proc. ACM/IEEE 37th Design Automation Conference, , Los Angeles, California, pp. 274279, June 2000.

J. Cong and M. Sarrafzadeh. Incremental Physical Design. Proc. International Symposium on Physical Design, , San Diego, California, pp. 8492, April 2000.

C.C. Chang and Jason Cong. Pseudo Pin Assignment with Crosstalk Noise Control. Proc. International Symposium on Physical Design, , San Diego, California, pp. 4147, April 2000.

J. Cong, J. Fang and K.Y. Khoo. DUNE: A MultiLayer Gridless Routing System with Wire Planning. Proc. International Symposium on Physical Design, , San Diego, California, pp. 1218, April 2000.

J. Cong and K. Yan. Synthesis for FPGAs with Embedded Memory Blocks. Proc. ACM/SIGDA International Symposium on Field Programmable Gate Arrays, San Jose, California, Feb. 2000, pp. 7582, February 2000.

J. Cong, H. Huang and X. Yuan. Technology Mapping for k/mmacrocell Based FPGAs. Proc. ACM/SIGDA International Symposium on Field Programmable Gate Arrays, San Jose, California, pp. 5159, February 2000.

J. Cong and S. K. Lim. Edge Separability based Circuit Clustering With Application to Circuit Partitioning. Asia South Pacific Design Automation Conference, Yokohama Japan, pp. 429434, January 2000.

J. Cong and Songjie Xu. Synthesis Challenges for NextGeneration HighPerformance and HighDensity PLDs. Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference, Yokohama, Japan, pp. 157162, January 2000. (Invited Talk).

M. Wang, S. K. Lim, J. Cong and M. Sarrafzadeh. Multiway Partitioning Using Bipartition Heuristics. Asia South Pacific Design Automation Conference, Yokohama Japan, pp. 667672, January 2000.

J. Cong and S. K. Lim. Performance Driven Multiway Partitioning. Asia South Pacific Design Automation Conference, Yokohama Japan, pp. 441446, January 2000.

J. Cong, T. Kong and D.Z. Pan. Buffer Block Planning for InterconnectDriven Floorplanning. Proc. ACM/IEEE International Conference on Computer Aided Design, San Jose, California, pp. 358363, November 1999.

J. Cong, J. Fang and K.Y. Khoo. An Implicit Connection Graph Maze Routing Algorithm for ECO Routing. Proc. ACM/IEEE International Conference on Computer Aided Design, San Jose, California, pp. 163167, November 1999.

J. Cong and D.Z. Pan. Interconnect Estimation and Planning for Deep Submicron Designs. Proc. 36th ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conf., New Orleans, Louisiana, pp. 507510, June 1999.

J. Cong, H. Li and C. Wu. Simultaneous Circuit Partitioning/Clustering with Retiming for Performance Optimization. Proc. 36th ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conf., New Orleans, Louisiana, pp. 460465, June 1999.

J. Cong, Y.Y. Hwang and Songjie Xu. Technology Mapping for FPGAs with Nonuniform Pin Delays and Fast Interconnections. Proc. 36th ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conf., New Orleans, Louisiana, pp. 373378, June 1999.

J. Cong. An InterconnectCentric Design Flow for Nanometer Technologies. Proc. of Int'l Symp. on VLSI Technology, Systems, and Applications, Taipei, Taiwan, pp. 5457, June 1999. (Invited Talk) .

J. Cong, J. Fang and K.Y. Khoo. Via Design Rule Consideration in MultiLayer Maze Routing Algorithms. Proc. Intl Symposium on Physical Design, Monterey, California, pp. 214220, April 1999.

C.C. Cang and J. Cong. Crosstalk Noise Control in Gridless GeneralArea Routing. ACM/IEEE International Workshop on Timing Issues in the Specification and Synthesis of Digital Systems (TAU), Monterey, California, pp. 117122, March 89, 1999.

J. Cong and David Z. Pan. Interconnect Delay and Area Estimation for MultiplePin Nets. ACM/IEEE International Workshop on Timing Issues in the Specification and Synthesis of Digital Systems (TAU), Monterey, California, pp. 179184, March 89, 1999.

J. Cong, C. Wu and E. Ding. Cut Ranking and Pruning: Enabling A General And Efficient FPGA Mapping Solution. Proc. ACM Intl. Symp. on FPGA, Monterey, California, pp. 2935, February 1999.

J. Cong and D. Z. Pan. Interconnect Delay Estimation Models for Synthesis and Design Planning. Proc. of ASPDAC'99 Hong Kong, China, pp. 97100, January 1999.

J. Cong, T. Kong, D. Xu, F. Liang, J. S. Liu and W. H. Wong. Relaxed Simulated Tempering for VLSI Floorplan Designs. Proc. of ASPDAC'99 Hong Kong, China, pp. 1316, January 1999.

J. Cong and S. Xu. DelayOriented Technology Mapping for Heterogeneous FPGAs with Bounded Resources. Proc. ACM/IEEE International Conference on Computer Aided Design, San Jose, California, pp. 4045, November 1998.

J. Cong and S. K. Lim. Multiway Partitioning with Pairwise Movement. Proc. ACM/IEEE International Conference on Computer Aided Design, San Jose, California, pp. 512516, November 1998.

D. Kirovski, Y.Y. Hwang, M. Potkonjak and J. Cong. Intellectual Property Protection by Watermarking Combinational Logic Synthesis Solutions. Proc. ACM/IEEE International Conference on Computer Aided Design, San Jose, California, pp. 194198, November 1998.

J. Cong and S. Xu. DelayOptimal Technology Mapping for FPGAs with Heterogeneous LUTs. Proc. of 35th Design Automation Conf., San Francisco, California, pp. 704707, June 1998.

J. Cong and Z. Pan. Interconnect Performance Estimation Models for Synthesis and Design Planning. ACM/IEEE Int'l Workshop on Logic Synthesis, pp. 427433, June 1998.

J. Cong and P. Madden. Performance Driven MultiLayer General Area Routing for PCB/MCM Designs. Proc. of 35th Design Automation Conf., San Francisco, California, pp. 356361, June 1998.

J. Cong and C. Wu . Optimal FPGA Mapping and Retiming with Efficient Initial State Computation. Proc. of 35th Design Automation Conf., San Francisco, California, pp. 330335, June 1998.

J. Cong. Challenges and Opportunities for Design Innovations in Nanometer Technologies. Invited Semiconductor Research Corporation Design Sciences Concept Paper, pp. 1  15, January 1998. (Also appeared in the International Symposium on Computing and Microelectronics Technologies, May 1998).

Cong, J. and L. He. An Efficient Technique for Device and Interconnect Optimization in Deep Submicron Designs. ACM Int'l Symposium on Physical Design, pp 4551, April, 1998.

J. Cong and S. Xu . Technology Mapping for FPGAs with Embedded Memory Blocks. Proc. ACM International Symposium on FPGA, Monterey, California, pp. 179188, February 1998.

J. Cong and Y. Hwang. Boolean Matching for Complex PLBs in LUT based FPGAs with Application to Architecture Evaluation. Proc. ACM International Symposium on FPGA, Monterey, California, pp. 2734, February 1998.

J. Cong and C. K. Koh. Interconnect Layout Optimization Under HigherOrder RLC Model. Proc. IEEE Int'l Conf. on ComputerAided Design, San Jose, California, pp. 713720, November 1997.

J. Cong, L. He, C. K. Koh and Z. Pan. Global Interconnect Sizing and Spacing with Consideration of Coupling Capacitance. Proc. IEEE Int'l Conf. on ComputerAided Design, San Jose, California, pp. 628633, November 1997.

J. Cong, H. P. Li, S. K. Lim, T. Shibuya and D. Xu. Large Scale Circuit Partitioning with Loose/Stable Net Removal and Signal Flow Based Clustering. Proc. IEEE Int'l Conf. on ComputerAided Design, San Jose, California, pp. 441446, November 1997.

J. Cong, L. He, K. Y. Khoo, C. K. Koh and Z. Pan. Interconnect Design for Deep Submicron ICs. Proc. IEEE Int'l Conf. on ComputerAided Design, San Jose, California, pp. 478485, November 1997. (Invited Embedded Tutorial) .

J. Cong and C. Wu. FPGA Synthesis with Retiming and Pipelining for Clock Period Minimization of Sequential Circuits. Proc. 34th ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conf., Anaheim, California, pp. 644649, June 1997.

J. Cong, L. He, A. B. Kahng, D. Noice, N. Shirali and S. H.C. Yen. Analysis and Justification of a Simple, Practical 2 1/2D Capacitance Extraction Methodology. Proc. 34th ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conf., Anaheim, California, pp. 627632, June 1997.

C. C. Chang. and J. Cong. An Efficient Approach to Multilayer Layer Assignment with Application to Via Minimization. Proc. 34th ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conf., Anaheim, California, pp. 600603, June 1997.

J. Cong and K.S. Leung. Fast Optimal Algorithms for the Minimum Rectilinear Steiner Arborescence Problem. Proc. Intl Symposium on Circuits and Systems, pp. 15681571, May 1997.

J. Cong, A. B. Kahng and K.S. Leung. Efficient Heuristics for the Minimum Shortest Path Steiner Arborescence Problem with Applications to VLSI Physical Design. Proc. Intl Symposium on Physical Design, Napa, California, pp. 8895, April 1997.

J. Cong and Patrick H. Madden. Performance Driven Global Routing for Standard Cell Design. Proc. Intl Symposium on Physical Design, Napa, California, pp 7380, April 1997.

J. Cong and Y. Hwang. PartiallyDependent Functional Decomposition with Applications in FPGA Synthesis and Mapping. Proc. ACM/SIGDA Int'l Symp. on FieldProgrammable GateArrays, Monterey, California, pp. 3542, February 1997.

J. Cong. Modeling and Layout Optimization of VLSI Devices and Interconnects In Deep Submicron Design. Proc. Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conf., Chiba, Japan, pp. 121126, January 1997.

J. Cong and L. He. An Efficient Approach to Simultaneous Transistor and Interconnect Sizing. Proc. IEEE Int'l Conf. on ComputerAided Design, San Jose, California, pp. 181186, November 1996.

T. Okamoto and J. Cong. Buffered Steiner Tree Construction with Wire Sizing for Interconnect Layout Optimization. Proc. IEEE Int'l Conf. on ComputerAided Design, San Jose, California, pp. 4449, November 1996.

J. Cong and C. Wu. An Improved Algorithm for PerformanceOptimal Technology Mapping with Retiming in LUTBased FPGA Design. Proc. IEEE Int'l Conf. on Computer Design, Austin, Texas, pp. 572578, October 1996.

J. Cong, C. K. Koh and K. S. Leung. Simultaneous Buffer and Wire Sizing for Performance and Power Optimization. Proc. IEEE Int'l Symp. on Low Power Electronics and Design., Monterey, California, pp 271276, August 1996.

J. Cong and Y. Y. Hwang. Structural Gate Decomposition for DepthOptimal Technology Mapping in LUTbased FPGA Design. Proc. 33rd ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conf., pp. 726729, June 1996.

J. Cong and L. He. Simultaneous Transistor and Interconnect Sizing Using General Dominance. Proc. 5th ACM/SIGDA Physical Design Workshop, Reston Virginia, pp. 3439, April 1996.

T. Okamoto and J. Cong. Interconnect Layout Optimization by Simultaneous Steiner Tree Construction and Buffer Insertion. Proc. 5th ACM/SIGDA Physical Design Workshop, Reston, Virginia, pp. 16, April 1996.

J. Cong, J. Peck and Y. Ding. RASP: A General Logic Synthesis System for SRAMbased FPGAs. Proc. ACM/SIGDA Int'l Symp. on FieldProgrammable GateArrays, Monterey, California, pp. 137  143, February 1996.

L. Kleinrock, M. Gerla, N. Bambos, J. Cong, E. Gafni, L. Bergman, J. Bannister, S. Monacos, T. Bujewski, P. C. Hu, B. Kannan, B. Kwan, E. Leonardi, J. Peck, P. Palnati, and S. Walton. The Supercomputer Supernet(SSN): A HighSpeed ElectroOptic Campus and Metropolitan Network. Proc. SPIE, San Jose, California, vol. 2692, pp. 2233, January 1996.

J. Cong and Lei He. Optimal Wiresizing for Interconnects with Multiple Sources. Proc. ACM/IEEE Int'l Conf. on ComputerAided Design, Santa Clara, California, pp. 568574, November 1995. (Full version is available as UCLA Tech. Report 9500031.).

J. Cong, A. B. Kahng, C. K. Koh and C. W. Tsao. BoundedSkew Clock and Steiner Routing. Proc. ACM/IEEE Int'l Conf. on ComputerAided Design, Santa Clara, California, pp. 6671, November 1995.

J. Cong and D. Xu. Exploiting Signal Flow and Logic Dependency in Standard Cell Placement. Proc. Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conf., Chiba, Japan, pp. 399404, August 1995.

J. Cong and C. K. Koh. MinimumCost BoundedSkew Clock Routing. Proc. Int'l Symp. on Circuits and Systems, Seattle, Washington, pp. 215218, May 1995.

J. Cong and P. Madden. Performance Driven Routing with Multiple Sources. Proc. Int'l Symp. on Circuits and Systems, Seattle, Washington, pp. 203206, May 1995.

J. Cong and Y. Ding. On Nominal Delay Minimization in LUTBased FPGA Technology Mapping. Proc. ACM/SIGDA Int'l Symp. on FieldProgrammable GateArrays, Monterey, California, pp. 8288, February 1995.

J. Cong and Y. Hwang. Simultaneous Depth and Area Minimization in LUTBased FPGA Mapping. Proc. ACM/SIGDA Int'l Symp. on FieldProgrammable GateArrays, Monterey, California, pp. 6874, February 1995.

R. Bagrodia, Z. Li, V. Jha, Y. Chen and J. Cong. Parallel Logic Level Simulation of VLSI Circuits. Proc. IEEE Winter Simulation Conf., pp. 13541361, December 1994.

J. Cong and C. K. Koh. Simultaneous Driver and Wire Sizing for Performance and Power Optimization. Proc. Int'l Conf. on ComputerAided Design, pp. 206212, November 1994.

J. Cong, W. Labio and N. Shivakumar. MultiWay VLSI Circuit Partitioning Based on Dual Net Representations. Proc. Int'l Conf. on ComputerAided Design, pp. 5662, November 1994.

J. Cong, Z. Li and R. Bagrodia. Acyclic MultiWay Partitioning of Boolean Networks. Proc. 31st IEEE/ACM Design Automation Conf., pp. 670675, June 1994.

J. Cong, C. K. Koh and K. S. Leung. Wiresizing with Driver Sizing for Performance and Power Optimization. Proc. Int'l Workshop on Low Power Design, pp. 8186, April 1994.

J. Cong and Y. Ding. Beyond The Combinatorial Limit in Depth Minimization For LUTBased FPGA Designs. Proc. Int'l Conf. on ComputerAided Design, pp. 634639, November 1993.

J. Cong and K. S. Leung. Optimal Wiresizing Under the Distributed Elmore Delay Model. Proc. Int'l Conf. on ComputerAided Design, pp. 110114, November 1993.

T. Gao, K. C. Chen, J. Cong, Y. Ding and C. L. Liu. Placement and Placement Driven Technology Mapping for FPGA. Proc. IEEE ASIC Conf., pp. 9194, September 1993.

J. Cong and Y. Ding. An Optimal PerformanceDriven Technology Mapping Algorithm For LUTBased FPGAs Under Arbitrary NetDelay Models. Proc. Int'l Conf. on ComputerAided Design and Computer Graphics, pp. 599604, August 1993.

J. Cong and M. Smith. A Parallel Bottomup Clustering Algorithm with Applications to Circuit Partitioning in VLSI Designs. Proc. ACM/IEEE 30th Design Automation Conference, pp. 755760, June 1993.

J. Cong, K. S. Leung and D. Zhou. PerformanceDriven Interconnect Design Based on Distributed RC Delay Model. Proc. ACM/IEEE 30th Design Automation Conference, pp. 606611, June 1993.

K. Y. Khoo and J. Cong. An Efficient Multilayer MCM Router Based on FourVia Routing. Proc. ACM/IEEE 30th Design Automation Conference, pp. 590595, June 1993.

J. Cong and Y. Ding. On Area/Depth Tradeoff in LUTBased FPGA Technology Mapping. Proc. ACM/IEEE 30th Design Automation Conference, pp. 213218, June 1993.

C. J. Alpert, J. Cong, A. B. Kahng, G. Robins and M. Sarrafzadeh. Minimum Density Interconnection Trees. Proc. IEEE Int'l Symp. on Circuits and Systems, pp. 18651868, May 1993.

S. Iman, M. Pedram, C. Fabian and J. Cong. Finding UniDirectional Cuts Based on Physical Partitioning and Logic Restructuring. 4th ACM/SIGDA Physical Design Workshop, pp. 187198, April 1993.

D. Zhou, F. Tsui, J. Cong, and D. Gao. MCM Layout with Distributive RCLModel . Proc. IEEE MultiChip Module Conf., pp. 191197, March 1993.

K. Y. Khoo and J. Cong. A Fast FourVia Multilayer MCM Router. Proc. IEEE MultiChip Module Conf., pp. 179184, March 1993.

D. Boese, J. Cong, A. Kahng, K. S. Leung and D. Zhou. On HighSpeed VLSI Interconnects: Analysis and Design. Proc. IEEE AsiaPacific Conference on Circuits and Systems, pp. 3540, December 1992. (Invited paper) .

J. Cong and Y. Ding. An Optimal Technology Mapping Algorithm for Delay Optimization in LookupTable Based FPGA Designs. Proc. IEEE Int'l Conference on ComputerAided Design, pp. 4853, November 1992. (Highlighted paper).

J. Cong, Y. Ding, A. Kahng, P. Trajmar and K. C. Chen. An Improved GraphBased FPGA Technology Mapping Algorithm For Delay Optimization. Proc. IEEE Int'l Conference on Computer Designs, pp. 154158, October 1992.

K. Y. Khoo and J. Cong. A Fast Multilayer General Area Router for MCM Designs. Proc. European Design Automation Conference, pp. 292297, September 1992.

K. C. Chen and J. Cong. Maximal Reduction of LookupTable Based FPGAs. Proc. European Design Automation Conference, pp. 224229, September 1992.

J. Cong, L. Hagen, and A. Kahng. Net Partitions Yield Better Module Partitions. Proc. ACM/IEEE 29th Design Automation Conference, pp. 4752, June 1992. (Best Paper Award Candidate).

J. Cong, A. Kahng, G. Robins, M. Sarrafzadeh, and C. K. Wong. Provably Good Algorithms PerformanceDriven Global Routing. Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, pp. 22402243, May 1992.

J. Cong, A. Kahng, P. Trajmar and K. C. Chen. DAGMap:Graph Based FPGA Technology Mapping for Delay Optimization. Proc. ACM Int'l Workshop on Field Programmable Gate Arrays, pp. 7782, February 1992.

J. Cong and K. Khoo. A Provable NearOptimal Algorithm for the Channel Pin Assignment Problem. Proc. IEEE Int'l Conference on Computer Design, pp. 319322, October 1991.

J. Cong, A. Kahng and G. Robins. PerformanceDriven Global Routing for Cell Based ICs. Proc. IEEE Int'l Conference on Computer Design, pp. 170173, October 1991.

J. Cong, L. Hagen and A. Kahng. Random Walks for Circuit Clustering. Proc. IEEE 4th Int'l ASIC Conf., pp. 142.1  142.4, September 1991.

J. Cong, A. Kahng and G. Robins. On Clock Routing for General Cell Layouts. Proc. IEEE 4th Int'l ASIC Conf., pp. 145.1  145.4, September 1991.

A. Kahng, J. Cong and G. Robins. HighPerformance Clock Routing Based on Recursive Geometric Matching. Proc. ACM/IEEE 28th Design Automation Conf., pp. 322327, June 1991.

J. Cong, B. Preas and C. L. Liu. General Models and Algorithms for OvertheCell Routing in Standard Cell Design. Proc. 27th ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conf., pp. 709715, June 1990.

J. Cong and C. L. Liu. On the kLayer Planar Subset and Via Minimization Problems. Proc. of European Design Automation Conf., pp. 459463, March 1990.

S. Dong, J. Cong and C. L. Liu. Constrained Floorplan Design for Flexible Blocks. Proc. Int'l Conf. on ComputerAided Design, pp. 488491, November 1989.

J. Cong. Pin Assignment with Global Routing for General Cell Designs. Proc. Int'l Conf. on ComputerAided Design, pp. 302305, November 1989.

N. Hasan, J. Cong and C. L. Liu. An Integer Linear Programming Approach to General Fault Covering Problems. Proc. Int'l Workshop on Defect and Fault Tolerance in VLSI Systems, pp. 146156, October 1989.

K. S. The, D. F. Wong and J. Cong. VIA Minimization by Layout Modification. Proc. 26th ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conf., pp. 799802, June 1989.

N. Hasan, J. Cong and C. L. Liu. A New Formulation of Yield Enhancement Problems for Reconfigurable Chips. Proc. Int'l Conf. ComputerAided Design, pp. 520523, November 1988.

J. Cong and B. Preas. A New Algorithm for Standard Cell Global Routing. Proc. Int'l Conf. on ComputerAided Design," pp 176179, November 1988. (Highlighted paper).

J. Cong and C. L. Liu. OvertheCell Channel Routing. Proc. Int'l Conf. ComputerAided Design," pp. 8083, November 1988.

N. Hasan, J. Cong and C. L. Liu. A General Model for Fault Covering Problems in Reconfigurable Arrays. Proc. Int'l Workshop on Defect and Fault Tolerance in VLSI Systems, pp. 319326, 1988.

J. Cong and D. F. Wong. How to Obtain More Compactable Channel Routing Solutions. Proc. 25th IEEE/ACM Design Automation Conf., pp 663666, June 1988.

J. Cong, D. F. Wong and C. L. Liu. A New Approach to the Three Layer Channel Routing. Proc. Int'l Conf. ComputerAided Design, pp. 378381, November 1987.