ConvNets on the Edge: Optimization before Acceleration

Teacher: Prof. Andrea Calimera

Andrea Calimera is Associate Professor at Politecnico di Torino. He received an MSc in Electronic Engineering and a PhD in Computer Engineering both from Politecnico di Torino. His research interests cover the areas of Electronic Design Automation of digital circuits and embedded systems with emphasis on optimization techniques for low-power and reliable ICs, dynamic energy/quality management, logic synthesis for emerging devices, design flows and methodologies for emerging computing paradigms. Dr. Calimera is member of the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) and he has served on the technical program committee of many EDA and VLSI conferences, including the conference on Design and Test in Europe (DATE) and the International Conference on Computer Aided Design (ICCAD). He is member of the IEEE and an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II.