SBCCI 2003

São Paulo, Brazil
September 8-11, 2003


SBCCI strongly encourages international submissions. Prospective authors from around the world are invited to submit manuscripts in English for consideration by the Program Committee.

The best papers presented at the symposium will be invited to resubmit an extended version to be considered for publication at the IEEE Design & Test Magazine and the JICS - Journal of Integrated Circuits and Systems. .

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
- System level modeling and synthesis
- Hardware-software co-design and co-verification
- High-level synthesis
- Logic synthesis
- Physical design (floorplanning, placement, routing)
- Timing Analysis and Verification
- Verification, simulation, emulation and prototyping techniques
- Formal verification
- Logic and Circuit Simulation
- Emulation and prototyping techniques
- Design and modeling languages and applications
- Testability issues, design for test techniques
- Low power design and tools
- Logic and Circuit Design Techniques
- Analog and mixed signal designs
- Embedded systems design and industrial applications
- Systems-on-chip, IP reuse and Platform-based designs
- FPGA applications and Reconfigurable architectures
- Micro-electromechanical systems
- Case studies
Paper submission and deadlines:
SBCCI submissions must be made electronically in PDF or Postscript formats through the SBCCI Submissions web site (

Manuscripts should be formatted in double columns, with a minimum of 10pt. font and a maximum of 6 pages, including all figures, tables and references, following the IEEE Computer Society Press guidelines. Alternatively, SBCCI will also accept submissions formatted in single column, with a minimum of 11pt. font and 1½ or double spacing (although the 6-page, double column format is preferred). Final versions of accepted papers must use the 6-page, double column format.

Submissions of manuscripts previously published by other conferences or journals will not be considered by the program committee.

Important: SBCCI 2003 is running a blind review process. In preparing your manuscript, do not include any information which could reveal your identity, or that of your co-authors. The title section of your manuscript should not contain any author names, email addresses, or affiliation status. In the body of your submission, your should eliminate all direct references to your own previous work. That is, avoid phrases such as "this contribution generalizes our results for XYZ". Also, please do not disproportionately cite your own previous work. In other words, make your submission as anonymous as possible. We need your cooperation in our effort to maintain a fair, blind reviewing process - and to consider all submissions equally.

Please submit the following in PDF or PS format:

One PDF of PS file which should contain the complete paper including the title and abstract. Remember, no author or affiliation information. The submissions web page allows you to upload your paper and to type the author and affiliation directly. It also contains a list of keywords identifying possible topic areas, please mark the ones which most closely relate to your paper.

Please direct any questions to:

Reinaldo Bergamaschi and/or Wolfgang Rosenstiel
SBCCI Program Chairs

Important Dates:
Submission Deadline Extended: April 20th, 2003 – Authors should register and submit abstract by original deadline of April 14th. Paper should be uploaded by April 20th.
Notification of Acceptance: June 5th, 2003
Camera-Ready Deadline: June 26th, 2003