A co-designed HW/SW approach to general purpose program acceleration using a programmable functional unit Deb, Abhishek; Codina Viñas, Josep M.; González Colás, Antonio María (IEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2011)
Restricted access - publisher's policyIn this paper, we propose a novel programmable functional unit (PFU) to accelerate general purpose application execution on a modern out-of-order x86 processor in a complexity-effective way. Code is transformed and ...
Madriles Gimeno, Carles; López Muñoz, Pedro; Codina Viñas, Josep M.; Gibert Codina, Enric; Latorre Salinas, Fernando; Martínez Vicente, Alejandro; Martinez Morais, Raul; González Colás, Antonio María (ACM Press. Association for Computing Machinery, 2009-06)
Restricted access - publisher's policyIndustry has shifted towards multi-core designs as we have hit the memory and power walls. However, single thread performance remains of paramount importance since some applications have limited thread-level parallelism ...