Panel: the heritage of Mead & Conway: what has remained the same, what was missed, what has changed, what lies ahead

@inproceedings{CasaleRossi2013PanelTH,
  title={Panel: the heritage of Mead \& Conway: what has remained the same, what was missed, what has changed, what lies ahead},
  author={Marco Casale-Rossi and Alberto L. Sangiovanni-Vincentelli and Luca P. Carloni and Bernard Courtois and Hugo De Man and Antun Domic and Jan M. Rabaey},
  booktitle={DATE '13},
  year={2013}
}
Thirty-two years ago, Electronics Magazine honored Carver Mead and Lynn Conway with its Achievement Award for their contributions to VLSI chip design. The 'Mead & Conway methods' were being taught at 100+ universities all over the world, and "not only have helped spawn a common design culture so necessary in the VLSI era, but have greatly increased interaction between university and industry so as to stimulate research by both." Concepts such as simplified design methods, new, electronic…