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  • Adaptive and application dependant runtime guided hardware reconfiguration for the IBM POWER7 

    Prat Robles, David (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-09-04)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    The aim of this project is to develop adaptive resource management systems for the im- provement of the power-performance metrics associated with the current and future IBM POWER-series microprocessors.
  • Approximate task memoization 

    Brumar, Iulian Valentin (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-10)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
  • Computer Finit-Difference Time-Domain Simulation of Electromagnetic Wave Propagation using GPUs 

    Bonet Manchado, Anna (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-07-21)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    English: Design and implementation of an FDTD-based electromagnetic wave propagation simulator to be executed on NVIDIA GPUs systems that also support the CUDA programming model.
  • CPU accounting in multi-threaded processors 

    Ruiz Luque, José Carlos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-05-29)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    In recent years, multi-threaded processors have become more and more popular in industry in order to increase the system aggregated performance and per-application performance, overcoming the limitations imposed by the ...
  • CPU model validation for multi-core processor simulation 

    Valle Breix, Elisabet (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-06-30)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Designing new architectures is one of the ways to improve the performance of the computers that we used in our days. This improvements allow us to increase productivity, to simulate physics, quimics, etc. that were not ...
  • CPU performance signatures for security attacks detection 

    Baena Sanfeliu, Miquel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-07-04)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    A new approach for detecting security attacks on real-time embedded applications by using performance signatures is introduced in the thesis. Assuming that the behavior of real-time embedded applications is ...
  • Evaluating the impact of future memory technologies in the design of multicore processors 

    López Paradís, Guillem (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-01)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    "It’s the Memory, Stupid!" In 1996, Richard Sites, one of the fathers of Computer Architecture and lead designer of the DEC alpha, wrote a paper [36] with the title above. In that paper he realized that the only important ...
  • Exploiting task-based programming models for resilience 

    Jaulmes, Luc Etienne (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-06-21)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Hardware errors become more common as silicon technologies shrink and become more vulnerable, especially in memory cells, which are the most exposed to errors. Permanent and intermittent faults are caused by manufacturing ...
  • Exploring Scalability Techniques of OmpSs 

    Brumar, Iulian Valentin (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-06-27)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
  • Graph partitioning for the reduction of data transfer in task-based programming models 

    Sánchez Barrera, Isaac (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-07)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Barcelona Supercomputing Centre
    Current high performance computing architectures are composed of large shared memory NUMA nodes, among other components. Such nodes are becoming increasingly complex as they have several NUMA domains with different access ...
  • High level queuing architecture model for high-end processors 

    Roca Marí, Damián (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-07-01)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    We have developed a new kind of simulator based in queue models and statistical methods. It allows a fast and accurate simulation. It is really useful to perform a really fast design space exploration. We have validated ...
  • On the fitness of GPUs for autonomous-driving 

    Mazzocchetti, Fabio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-04-23)
    Bachelor thesis
    Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
  • Parallel architectures and runtime systems co-design for task-based programming models 

    Castillo Villar, Emilio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-04-29)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    The increasing parallelism levels in modern computing systems has extolled the need for a holistic vision when designing multiprocessor architectures taking in account the needs of the programming models and applications. ...
  • Parallelization techniques of the x264 video encoder 

    Ruiz Muñoz, Daniel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-06-20)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    [CASTELLÀ] Aquest projecte consisteix en portar el codificador de video x264 que es troba a la suite de benchmarks PARSEC utilitzant el model de promació OmpSs. Per fer això haurem d'avaluar el rendiment de les versions ...
  • Per-task energy metering and accounting in the multicore era 

    Liu, Qixiao (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-05-26)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Chip multi-core processors (CMPs) are the preferred processing platform across different domains such as data centers, real-time systems and mobile devices. In all those domains, energy is arguably the most expensive ...
  • Power Models for Multicore Processor Simulators with Multiple Levels of Abstraction 

    Triviño Valls, Josep (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-06-30)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    En aquest projecte he creat una eina capaç de generar models energètics per diferents aplicacions donat un hardware determinat. Amb aquesta eina, es pot obtenir el consum energètic total de qualsevol aplicació i dels ...
  • PRISM: an intelligent adaptation of prefetch and SMT levels 

    Ortega Carrasco, Cristóbal (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-10-20)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Barcelona Supercomputing Centre
    Current microprocessors include hardware to optimize some specifics workloads. In general, these hardware knobs are set on a default configuration on the booting process of the machine. This default behavior cannot be ...
  • Runtime assisted cache memory optimizations 

    Dimic, Vladimir (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-07-09)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
  • Simulation methodologies for future large-scale parallel systems 

    Grass, Thomas (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-10-09)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Since the early 2000s, computer systems have seen a transition from single-core to multi-core systems. While single-core systems included only one processor core on a chip, current multi-core processors include up to tens ...
  • Study and improvement of emerging applications by means of vector architectures 

    Barredo Ferreira, Adrián (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-07-03)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - confidentiality agreement