1. "Silence: An Educational Tool for Teaching Instruction-level Parallelism," (by L. Plummer, J. Hua, S. Brunet, N. L. Passos, and R. Halverson) in the Journal of Computing in Small Colleges, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 185-192, March 1998. Abstract. -- Full paper (PDF).

  2. "An Object-Oriented Hardware/Software Co-Design Paradigm," (by O. Rashid , N. L. Passos, and R. Halverson) in the Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Computers and their Applications, Honolulu, Hawaii, March, 1998, pp. 440-443. Abstract. -- Full paper (PDF).

  3. "An Efficient Implementation of Nested Loop Control Instructions for Fine Grain Parallelism," (by V. Andronache, N. L. Passos, and R. Simpson) in the Proceedings of the Ninth Annual South Central Conference, in the Journal of Computing in Small Colleges, April 1998, Jackson, MS, pp. 67-76. Abstract. -- Full paper (PDF).

  4. "Precise-MD: A Software Tool for Resources Constrained Scheduling of Multi-Dimensional Applications," (by J. Hua, O. Rashid, N. L. Passos, R. Halverson, and R. Simpson) in the Proceedings of the 1998 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Monterey, CA, May, 1998, pp. TAA15-4. Abstract. -- Full paper (PDF).

  5. "A Perfect Branch Prediction Technique for Conditional Loops," (by V. Andronache, R. Simpson, and N. L. Passos) in the Proceedings of the World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics (SCI'98) and the 4th International Conference on Informatics Systems Analysis and Synthesis (ISAS'98), Orlando, FL, July, 1998, Vol. 2, pp. 651-657. Abstract. -- Full paper (PDF).

  6. "Comparison of Branch History and Branch Correlated Prediction Techniques," (by E. Collins, S. Carpenter, and N. Thomas ) in the Proceedings of the World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics (SCI'98) and the 4th International Conference on Informatics Systems Analysis and Synthesis (ISAS'98), Orlando, FL, July, 1998, Vol. 2, pp. 658-663. Abstract. -- Full paper (PDF).

  7. "Nested Loops Optimization for Multiprocessor Architecture Design," (by A. Leonardi, N. L. Passos, and E. H.-M. Sha) in the Proceedings of the 1998 Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Notre Dame, IN, August, 1998, pp. 415-418. Abstract. -- Full paper (PDF).

  8. "An Efficient Implementation of Nested Loop Control Instructions for Super Scalar Processors," (by V. Andronache, B. Sinclair, R. Simpson, and N. L. Passos) in the Proceedings of the 1998 Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Notre Dame, IN, August, 1998, pp. 82-85. Abstract. -- Full paper (PDF).

  9. "Performance Evaluation of Parallel Implementation of Nested Loop Control Structures," (by S. Brunet, V. Andronache, N. L. Passos , and R. Halverson) in the Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Computer Applications in Industry and Engineering, Las Vegas, Nevada, November, 1998, pp. 215-218. Abstract. -- Full paper (PDF).

  10. "Scheduling of Uniform Multi-Dimensional Systems under Resource Constraints," (by N. L. Passos and E. H.-M. Sha) in the IEEE Transactions on VLSI Systems, December 1998, Volume 6, Number 4, pp. 719-730. Abstract. -- Full paper (PDF).

  11. "Extended Retiming: Optimal Scheduling via a Graph-Theoretical Approach," (by T. O'Neil, S. Tongsima, and E. H.-M. Sha) in the Proceedings of the 1999 IEEE International Conference On Acoustics,Speech,and Signal Processing, Phoenix, Arizona, March 1999, Vol. 4, pp.2001-2004. Abstract. -- Full paper (PDF).

  12. "Unfolding Probabilistic Data-flow Graphs Under Different Timing Models," (by S. Tongsima, T. O'Neil, and E. H.-M. Sha) in the Proceedings of the 1999 IEEE International Conference On Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Phoenix, Arizona, March 1999, Vol 4, pp.1889-1892. Abstract. -- Full paper (PDF).

  13. "Implementing a True Undergraduate Research Experiment," (by N. L. Passos) in the Proceedings of the Tenth Annual South Central Conference, in the Journal of Computing in Small Colleges, April 1999, Austin, TX, pp. 86-94. Abstract. -- Full paper (PDF).

  14. "Design of 2-D Filters Using a Parallel Processor Architecture," (by N. L. Passos, R. Light, V. Andronache, and E. H.-M. Sha) in the Proceedings of the ISCA 12th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems (PDCS-99), August, 1999, Fort Lauderdale, Florida,pp. 528-533. Abstract. -- Full paper (PDF).

  15. "ASIC Design for Conditional Nested Loops with Predicate Registers," (by B. Sinclair, R. Light , and N. L. Passos) in the Proceedings of the 1999 Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Las Cruces, NM, August, 1999, pp. WA1.3. Abstract. -- Full paper (PDF).

  16. "Optimal Scheduling of Data-Flow Graphs Using Extended Retiming," (by T. O'Neil, S. Tongsima, and E. H.-M. Sha) in the Proceedings of the ISCA 12th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, August, 1999, pp. 292-297. Abstract. -- Full paper (PDF).

  17. "True Undergraduate Research: Foundation for Graduate Studies and Critical Thinking," (by N. L. Passos, and S. Carpenter) in the Proceedings of the 1999 Frontiers in Education Conference, November 1999, San Juan, Puerto Rico, session 13c5, pp. 7-12. Abstract. -- Full paper (PDF).

  18. "Rate-Optimal Graph Transformation via Extended Retiming and Unfolding," (by T. O'Neil, and E. H.-M. Sha) in the Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems (PDCS '99), November 3-6, 1999, Cambridge, MA, pp. 764-769. Abstract. --Full paper (PDF).

  19. "Loop Scheduling and Partitions for Hiding Memory Latencies," (by F. Chen, and E. H.-M. Sha) in the Proceedings of the IEEE 12th International Symposium on System Synthesis, San Jose, CA, November 1999, pp. 64-70. Abstract. -- Full paper (PDF).

  20. "A VHDL Design Optimization for Two-Dimensional Filters," (by N. L. Passos, J. Song, R. Light, R. Halverson, and R. Simpson) in the Proceedings of the IS&T/SPIE's 12th International Symposium on Electronic Imaging, San Jose, CA, January, 2000, paper 3970-06. Abstract. -- Full paper (PDF).

  21. "Properties and Algorithms for Unfolding of Probabilistic Data-flow Graphs," (by S. Tongsima, E. H.-M. Sha, T. O'Neil, and C. Chantrapornchai) in Journal of VLSI Signal Processing, vol. 25(3), 2000, pp. 215-234. Abstract. -- Full paper (PDF).

  22. "QoS Measures and Implementations Based on Various Models for Real-time Communications," (by J. Ding, E. H.-M. Sha, and M. Kirkpatrick) in the Proceedings of the 3rd IEEE Symposium on Application-Specific Systems and Software Engineering Technology, Richardson, Texas, March, 2000, pp. 106-110. Abstract. -- Full paper (PDF).

  23. "Design and Analysis of Efficient Application-Specific On-line Page Replacement Techniques," (by V. Andronache, E. H.-M. Sha, and N. L. Passos) in the Proceedings of the IEEE Tenth Great Lakes Symposium on VLSI, Evanston, Illinois, March, 2000, pp. 123-128. Abstract. -- Full paper (PDF).

  24. "A Study of Software Pipelining for Multi-dimensional Problems," (by R. J. Bailey, D. C. Defoe, R. H. Halverson, N. L. Passos, and R. P. Simpson) in the Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems, Las Vegas, NV, August, 2000, pp. 426-431. Abstract. -- Full paper (PDF).

  25. "Improving Nested Loops' ILP on a Parallel ASIC Design," (by R. P. Light, W. Maxfield, B. Reed, N. L. Passos, and E. H.-M. Sha) in the Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems, Las Vegas, NV, August, 2000, pp. 105-110. Abstract. -- Full paper (PDF).

  26. "Minimizing Inter-Iteration Dependencies for Loop Pipelining," (by T. W. O'Neil , and E. H.-M. Sha) in the Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems, Las Vegas, NV, August, 2000, pp. 412-417. Abstract. -- -- Full paper (PDF).

  27. "Parallelizing Synchronous Data-Flow Graphs via Retiming," (by T. W. O'Neil , E. H.-M. Sha, and S. Tongsima , ) in the Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Algorithms and Architectures for Parallel Processing, Hong Kong, December, 2000, pp. 252-263. Abstract. -- Full paper (PDF).

  28. "Optimal Graph Transformation using Extended Retiming with Minimal Unfolding," (by T. W. O'Neil , and E. H.-M. Sha) in the Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems, Las Vegas, NV, November, 2000, pp. 128-133. Abstract. -- Full paper (PDF).

  29. "Theoretical Constraints on Multi-Dimensional Retiming Design Techniques," (by N. L. Passos , D. C. Defoe, R. J. Bailey, R. H. Halverson, and R. P. Simpson) in the Proceedings of the AeroSense-Aerospace/Defense Sensing, Simulation and Controls, Orlando, FL, April, 2001. Abstract. -- Full paper (PDF).

  30. "Branch Prediction of Conditional Nested Loops Trough an Address Queue," (by Z. Jin, N. L. Passos, and V. Andronache) in the Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems, Dallas, TX, August, 2001, accepted. Abstract. -- Full paper (PDF).

  31. "On Retiming Synchronous Data-Flow Graphs," (by T. W. O'Neil , and E. H.-M. Sha) in the Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems, Dallas, TX, August, 2001, accepted. Abstract. -- Full paper (PDF).

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