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DaSi 2012

Program

The program below is preliminary and may change before the workshop.


Sunday, June 10

Breakfast

8:00am - 8:45am

Opening Remarks

8:45am - 8:50am

Kick-off
Harnessing the Four Horsemen of the Coming Dark Silicon Apocalypse
Michael B. Taylor, UC San Diego
(Slides) (Paper)

8:50am - 9:15am

Session I: Voltage Scaling
Limits of Voltage-Scaled Parallel Architectures to Combat Dark Silicon
University of Michigan
Nathaniel Pinckney, Ronald Dreslinski, Korey Sewell, David Fick, David Blaauw, Dennis Sylvester, Trevor Mudge

Dark vs. Dim Silicon and Near-Threshold Computing
Department of Computer Science, University of Virginia∗, Department of Electronic Engineering, University of Virginia†
Liang Wang∗, Kevin Skadron∗, Benton H. Calhoun†
Slides

9:15am - 10:00am

Break

10:00am - 10:20am

Session II: Multicore
Illuminating Dark Silicon with a Fabric of Simple Computers
GreenArrays, Inc.
Charles H. Moore, Greg Bailey
Slides

Reliability Implications of Power, Thermal Constrained Operation in Asymmetric Multicore Processors
Georgia Tech
William Song, Saibal Mukhopadhyay, Sudhakar Yalamanchili
Slides

Towards Practical Computational Sprinting
University of Pennsylvania∗, University of Michigan†
Arun Raghavan∗, Marios Papaefthymiou†, Kevin Pipe†, Thomas Wenisch†, Milo Martin†
Slides

Core Harvesting: Exploiting Process Variations in the Dark Silicon Era
Waterloo
Siddarth Garg

Using Heterogeneous Cores to Provide a High Dynamic Power Range on Over-provisioned Processors
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA∗, Intel Corporation, Hillsboro, OR†
Vishal Gupta∗, Paul Brett†, David Koufaty†, Dheeraj Reddy†, Scott Hahn†, Karsten Schwan∗, Ganapati Srinivasa†
Slides

10:20am - Noon

Lunch

Noon - 1:30pm

Session III: Specialization
Acceleration Targets: A Study of Popular Benchmark Suites
Columbia University
Lisa Wu, Martha A. Kim
Slides

SiChrome: Mobile Web Browsing in Hardware to Save Energy
UCSD
Vikram Bhatt, Nathan Goulding-Hotta, Qiaoshi Zheng, Jack Sampson, Steven Swanson, Michael Bedford Taylor
Slides

Dark Silicon Accelerators for Database Indexing
EPFL∗, HP Labs†, Nou Data‡
Onur Kocberber∗, Babak Falsafi∗, Kevin Lim†, Parthasarathy Ranganathan†, Stavros Harizopoulos‡
Slides

ARC: Accelerator-Rich Architecture for Power-Constrained CMPs
UCLA
Jason Cong, Mohammad Ali Ghodrat, Michael Gill, Beayna Grigorian, Glenn Reinman

Addressing Dark Silicon Challenges with Disciplined Approximate Computing
University of Washington∗, Microsoft Research†
Hadi Esmaeilzadeh∗, Adrian Sampson∗, Michael Ringenburg∗, Dan Grossman∗, Luis Ceze∗, Doug Burger†
Slides

1:30pm - 3:15pm

Break

3:15pm - 3:45pm

Panel: Into a Dark Silicon Future
Krste Asanovic, Babak Falsafi, Brucek Khailany, Milo Martin, Josep Torrellas
3:45pm - 4:45pm

Happy Hour
BISTRO 921 BAR
5pm - 6pm



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