Top Picks in Hardware and Embedded Security
Co-located with the 2021 International Conference On Computer Aided Design (ICCAD 2021)
Home Selection Process Organization FAQs Top Pick candidates Program
Here is a list of questions that were frequently asked in the past Top Picks Workshops. The list will be updated by appending new questions at the end of the list.
FAQ 1: Are papers that appeared in journals eligible?
Answer: Yes, they are eligible for presentation and discussion in Top Picks Workshop. If they are selected as a Top Pick, they will be recognized but a publication in IEEE D&T may not be feasible.
FAQ 2: Can I not present at the workshop and be considered for the top pick?
Answer: No, presentation at the workshop is mandatory to be considered for the top pick.
FAQ 3: Can I submit multiple papers? Is there a limit on the number of papers submitted/nominated per author?
Answer: Yes, you can submit/nominate multiple papers as long as they are eligible. There is no limit on the submissions you can make.
FAQ 4: Can we combine two papers (e.g., DAC+ the follow-up version in ICCAD) and submit?
Answer: No, each paper has to be independently nominated.
FAQ 5: Is there any format requirement for the 2-page nomination letter?
Answer: No. You can use either single column or double column, but make sure that the font size is 10 pt or 11 pt to ensure readability.
FAQ 6: How can I help?
Answer: There are many ways that you can help the Top Picks Workshop. First, nominate a paper or encourage your colleagues to submit. Second, volunteer to serve as a program committee member. Third, register and participate the workshop and actively involve in the discussion. Fourth, volunteer to serve as a reviewer for the D&T special section papers of the Top Picks. For volunteer opportunities, email the workshop co-chairs.
FAQ 7 : For the presentation at the virtual workshop, can I use a pre-recorded video clip?
Answer: Yes. You can. But it is required for you to participate the discussion (Q&A) after your presentation.