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    • Acceleration of synthetic aperture radar for on-board space systems 

      Solé i Bonet, Marc; Rodríguez Ferrández, Iván; Steenari, David; Kosmidis, Leonidas (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2023)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      There is an increasing trend in modern space systems to move processing that until now was transmitted to ground for processing, on board the satellite. Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) is an example of such processing. ...
    • Case-study for integration of COTS SoC devices in reliable space systems for on-board processing 

      Rodríguez Ferrández, Iván; Steenari, David; Tali, Maris; Kosmidis, Leonidas; Tonicello, Ferdinando (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2023)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Recent trends in Data Handling Systems (DHS) include increased data-rates, in-orbit reconfiguration and the introduction of advanced On-Board Processing (OBP) methods to extract actionable information on-board, with low ...
    • Evaluating the computational capabilities of embedded multicore and GPU platforms for on-board image processing 

      Rodríguez Ferrández, Iván; Kosmidis, Leonidas; Trompouki, Matina Maria; Steenari, David; Cazorla Almeida, Francisco Javier (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2023)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      On-board Image Processing is one of the most computationally intensive tasks performed in space payload processing. With the constant increase in the resolution of optical sensors, new powerful architectures are needed for ...
    • Evaluation of the multicore performance capabilities of the next generation flight computers 

      Solé i Bonet, Marc; Wolf, Jannis; Rodríguez Ferrández, Iván; Jover Álvarez, Álvaro; Trompouki, Matina Maria; Kosmidis, Leonidas; Steenari, David (2023)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Multicore architectures are currently under adoption in the aerospace domain, however their software remains single-threaded. In this paper we argue about the benefits offered by homogeneous parallel processing, both in ...
    • Functional and timing implications of transient faults in critical systems 

      Kritikakou, Angeliki; Nikolaou, Panagiota; Rodríguez Ferrández, Iván; Paturel, Joseph; Kosmidis, Leonidas; Michael, Maria K.; Sentieys, Olivier; Steenari, David (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2022)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Embedded systems in critical domains, such as auto-motive, aviation, space domains, are often required to guarantee both functional and temporal correctness. Considering transient faults, fault analysis and mitigation ...
    • GPU4S: Major project outcomes, lessons learnt and way forward 

      Kosmidis, Leonidas; Rodríguez Ferrández, Iván; Jover Álvarez, Álvaro; Alcaide Portet, Sergi; Lachaize, Jérôme; Notebaert, Olivier; Certain, Antoine; Steenari, David (IEEE, 2021)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Embedded GPUs have been identified from both private and government space agencies as promising hardware technologies to satisfy the increased needs of payload processing. The GPU4S (GPU for Space) project funded from the ...
    • METASAT: Modular model-based design and testing for applications in satellites 

      Kosmidis, Leonidas; Calderón, Alejandro J.; Álvarez Suárez, Aridane; Sinisi, Stefano; Jover Álvarez, Álvaro; Rodríguez Ferrández, Iván; Solé i Bonet, Marc; Trompouki, Matina Maria; Wolf, Jannis (Springer, 2023)
      Conference report
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      The space domain, as many other sectors, is actively considering novel methods and tools based on artificial intelligence, digital twins, virtual design and testing, and other Industry 4.0 concepts, in order to manage the ...
    • Sources of single event effects in the NVIDIA Xavier SoC family under proton irradiation 

      Rodríguez Ferrández, Iván; Tali, Maris; Kosmidis, Leonidas; Rovituso, Marta; Steenari, David (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2022)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      In this paper we characterise two embedded GPU devices from the NVIDIA Xavier family System-on-Chip (SoC) using a proton beam. We compare the NVIDIA Xavier NX and Industrial devices, that respectively target commercial and ...
    • Space compression algorithms acceleration on embedded multi-core and GPU platforms 

      Jover Álvarez, Álvaro; Rodríguez Ferrández, Iván; Kosmidis, Leonidas; Steenari, David (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2022)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      Future space missions will require increased on-board computing power to process and compress massive amounts of data. Consequently, embedded multi-core and GPU platforms are considered, which have been shown beneficial ...
    • Space Shuttle: A test vehicle for the reliability of the SkyWater 130nm PDK for future space processors 

      Rodríguez Ferrández, Iván; Kosmidis, Leonidas; Tali, Maris; Steenari, David (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2023)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      Recently the ASIC industry experiences a massive change with more and more small and medium businesses entering the custom ASIC development. This trend is fueled by the recent open hardware movement and relevant government ...
    • Space shuttle: a test vehicle for the reliability of the SkyWater 130nm PDK using OpenLane and the Google/E-fabless shuttle run for future space systems 

      Rodríguez Ferrández, Iván; Jover-Alvarez, Alvaro; Kosmidis, Leonidas; Steenari, David (Barcelona Supercomputing Center, 2022-05)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The ASIC industry is experiencing a massive change in the recent years with more and more small and medium business entering the custom ASIC development. This trend is fueled by the recent open hardware movement and relevant ...
    • The METASAT hardware platform: A high-performance multicore, AI SIMD and GPU RISC-V platform for on-board processing 

      Kosmidis, Leonidas; Solé i Bonet, Marc; Rodríguez Ferrández, Iván; Wolf, Jannis; Trompouki, Matina Maria (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2023)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The METASAT Horizon Europe project which is funded by the European Commission and started in January 2023, will enable model-based design methodologies in order to manage the complexity of upcoming hardware and software ...
    • The UP2DATE baseline research platforms 

      Jover Álvarez, Álvaro; Calderón Torres, Alejandro Josué; Rodríguez Ferrández, Iván; Kosmidis, Leonidas; Asifuzzaman, Kazi; Uven, Patrick; Gruttner, Kim; Poggi, Tomaso; Agirre, Irune (IEEE, 2021)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The UP2DATE H2020 project focuses on highperformance heterogeneous embedded platforms for critical systems. We will develop observability and controllability solutions to support online updates while ensuring safety and ...
    • Worst case execution time and power estimation of multicore and GPU software: a pedestrian detection use case 

      Rodríguez Ferrández, Iván; Jover Álvarez, Álvaro; Trompouki, Matina Maria; Kosmidis, Leonidas; Cazorla Almeida, Francisco Javier (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2023)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      Worst Case Execution Time estimation of software running on parallel platforms is a challenging task, due to resource interference of other tasks and the complexity of the underlying CPU and GPU hardware architectures. ...