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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.
    • Analysis and evaluation of embedded graphics solutions for critical systems 

      Benito Bermúdez, Marc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-10-16)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Barcelona Supercomputing Center
      En el camp dels sistemes crítics, que inclou l'automotriu, l'aviònica i els sistemes espacials, es necessita més capacitat de computació per aportar tant valor funcional com seguretat addicional. Per aconseguir-ho, la ...
    • Approximate task memoization 

      Brumar, Iulian Valentin (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-10)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
    • Characterization of HPC applications for ARM SIMD instructions 

      Soria Pardos, Victor (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-07)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Hoy en día, la mayoría de repertorios de instrucciones (ISA) incluyen instrucciones que procesan multiples datos en una única instruccion. Éstas instrucciones se utilizan para acelerar aplicaciones de alto rendimiento ...
    • 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 Center
      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 Center
      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