Preparation Guide for University LSI Design Contest


The submission deadlines are set based on Japan Standard Time (JST). JST goes ahead of most other local times. The deadline by local times is as follows:

  • July 21 01:00 @ San Jose
  • July 21 04:00 @ New York
  • July 21 09:00 @ London
  • July 21 10:00 @ Paris, Munich
  • July 21 13:30 @ New Delhi
  • July 21 16:00 @ Beijing, Taipei
  • July 21 17:00 @ Tokyo, Seoul
  • July 21 18:00 @ Sydney

Key Dates:

  • Deadline for submission: 5PM JST (UTC+9) July 21 (Mon.) July 11 (Fri.), 2014
  • Notification of acceptance: Sep. 15 (Mon.), 2014
  • Deadline for final version: 5 PM JST (UTC+9) Nov. 10 (Mon.), 2014


In order to submit your paper, please follow the instructions below.

1) Paper preparation

  • Initial manuscripts may include authors' names and their affiliations. Authors' names, their affiliations and the contact person are requested when you submit your paper on the the web page for paper submission.

  • The paper should be 2 pages in length including all figures, tables and references. The technical expositions will be reviewed by specialists but should include an introduction for nonspecialists that describes the problem and achieved results, focusing on the important ideas and their significance.

  • Accepted file format is PDF only. No other formats will be accepted. You must make a pdf file which can be read by Acrobat Reader 5.0. Manuscripts should not include special fonts such as Asian fonts.

  • The paper for initial submission is to be formatted like this (LaTex, LaTex2e). You can get the templates of initial submission for (LaTex), (LaTex2e), and (MSWord).

2) Paper Submission


For more information, please contact: aspdac2015-udc [at]

Last Updated on: June 2, 2014