Computer Science News
The paper "High-Performance Hardware Merge Sorter" by Susumu Mashimo, Thiem Van Chu, and Kenji Kise got the best paper award at the 25th IEEE International Symposium on Field-Programmable Custom Computing Machines (FCCM 2017), Napa, USA. This paper gave the novel architectures for hardware merge sorters which achieved more than three times higher performance than the state-of-the-art hardware merge sorter.
FCCM is the premier conference on FPGAs and reconfigurable computing. The technical program of the 25th anniversary FCCM has the accepted 22 full papers from the 128 submissions of authors from 21 different countries.
Among these 22 full papers, the paper "High-Performance Hardware Merge Sorter" was recognized as the best one and got the best paper award.