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    • 2018 International Symposium on Computer Architecture influential paper award 

      González Colás, Antonio María (2018-07-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      The International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA) recognizes every year the most influential paper published in this conference 15 years earlier, based on its impact on research, development, products or ideas. ...
    • 3D-PP: A tool for discovering conserved three-dimensional protein patterns 

      Valdés Jiménez, Alejandro; Larriba Pey, Josep; Núñez Vivanco, Gabriel; Reyes Parada, Miguel (2019-06-28)
      Article
      Open Access
      Discovering conserved three-dimensional (3D) patterns among protein structures may provide valuable insights into protein classification, functional annotations or the rational design of multi-target drugs. Thus, several ...
    • 5G and the Internet of everyone: motivation, enablers, and research agenda 

      Maccari, Leonardo; Karaliopoulos, Merkouris; Koutsopoulos, Iordanis; Navarro Moldes, Leandro; Freitag, Fèlix; Lo Cigno, Renato (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      As mobile broadband subscriptions grow twice as fast as the fixed ones and the Internet of Things comes forth, the 5G vision of the Internet of Everything (people, devices, and things), becomes a substantial and credible ...
    • 8. Working Group: Identififi cation of People and Assets 

      Medina Llinàs, Manuel (European Commission. EU Publications, 2009-12-01)
      Part of book or chapter of book
      Open Access
    • 8è Premi ex-aequo a la Qualitat de la Docència Universitària del Consell Social de la UPC: "Els nous estudis de la FIB: viatge a l'Espai Europeu d'Ensenyament Superior" 

      García Almiñana, Jordi (2006-02)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      En aquesta presentació es pretén donar una visió general de l’aposta decidida que va fer la FIB per tal d’adaptar els nous plans d’estudi a l’EEES. Aquests plans d’estudi, implantats completament el curs 2004/2005, ...
    • A Beacon-assisted direction-aware scanning scheme for 802.11-based discovery in Fog-to-Cloud systems 

      Rejiba, Zeineb; Masip Bruin, Xavier; Marín Tordera, Eva (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
      Conference report
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      In order to fully leverage idle computational resources in a fog computing scenario, a suitable discovery mechanism is needed. Within this context, F2C-Aware has been proposed in a previous work as a discovery solution ...
    • A behaviour awareness mechanism to support collaborative learning 

      Medina Medina, Esunly; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc; Ochoa, Sergio; Medina, Humberto (Springer, 2015)
      Conference report
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      Awareness has been identified as a key element that affects the quality of collaboration. Several studies indicate that awareness mechanisms to support collaborative learning activities should include factors and stimuli ...
    • A benchmark for graph neural networks for computer network modeling 

      Carol Bosch, Sergi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-06-27)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Today, network operators still lack functional network models able to make accurate predictions of end-to-end Key Performance Indicators (e.g., delay).This thesis introduces the benchmark for computer network modeling using ...
    • A block algorithm for the algebraic path problem and its execution on a systolic array 

      Núñez, Fernando J.; Valero Cortés, Mateo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 1989)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The solution of the algebraic path problem (APP) for arbitrarily sized graphs by a fixed-size systolic array processor (SAP) is addressed. The APP is decomposed into two subproblems, and SAP is designed for each one. Both ...
    • A cache design for probabilistically analysable real-time systems 

      Kosmidis, Leonidas; Abella Ferrer, Jaume; Quiñones, Eduardo; Cazorla Almeida, Francisco Javier (2013)
      Conference report
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      Caches provide significant performance improvements, though their use in real-time industry is low because current WCET analysis tools require detailed knowledge of program's cache accesses to provide tight WCET estimates. ...
    • A case for acoustic wave detectors for soft-errors 

      Upasani, Gaurang; Vera Rivera, Francisco Javier; González Colás, Antonio María (2016-01-01)
      Article
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      The continuing decrease in dimensions and operating voltage of transistors has increased their sensitivity against radiation phenomena, making soft errors an important challenge in future microprocessors. New techniques ...
    • A case for malleable thread-level linear algebra libraries: The LU factorization with partial pivoting 

      Catalán Pallarés, Sandra; Herrero Zaragoza, José Ramón; Quintana Ortí, Enrique Salvador; Rodríguez Sánchez, Rafael; Van De Geijn, Robert (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019-01-31)
      Article
      Open Access
      We propose two novel techniques for overcoming load-imbalance encountered when implementing so-called look-ahead mechanisms in relevant dense matrix factorizations for the solution of linear systems. Both techniques target ...
    • A case for merging the ILP and DLP paradigms 

      Quintana Rodríguez, Francisca; Espasa Sans, Roger; Valero Cortés, Mateo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 1998)
      Conference report
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      The goal of this paper is to show that instruction level parallelism (ILP) and data-level parallelism (DLP) can be merged in a single architecture to execute vectorizable code at a performance level that can not be achieved ...
    • A case for resource-conscious out-of-order processors 

      Cristal Kestelman, Adrián; Martínez, José F; Llosa Espuny, José Francisco; Valero Cortés, Mateo (2003-12)
      Article
      Open Access
      Modern out-of-order processors tolerate long-latency memory operations by supporting a large number of in-flight instructions. This is achieved in part through proper sizing of critical resources, such as register files ...
    • A case study for the verification of complex timed circuits: IPCMOS 

      Peña Basurto, Marco Antonio; Cortadella, Jordi; Pastor Llorens, Enric; Smirnov, Alexandre (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2002)
      Conference report
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      The verification of a n-stage pulse-driven IPCMOS pipeline, for any n>0, is presented. The complexity of the system is 32n transistors and delay information is provided at the level of transistor The correctness of the ...
    • A case study of hybrid dataflow and shared-memory programming models: Dependency-based parallel game engine 

      Gajinov, Vladimir; Eric, Igor; Stojanovic, Saa; Milutinovic, Veljko; Unsal, Osman Sabri; Ayguadé Parra, Eduard; Cristal Kestelman, Adrián (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
      Conference report
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      Recently proposed hybrid dataflow and shared memory programming models combine these two underlying models in order to support a wider range of problems naturally. The effectiveness of such hybrid models for parallel ...
    • A catallactic market for data mining services. 

      Joita, Liviu; Rana, Omer; Freitag, Fèlix; Chao, Isaac; Chacín Martínez, Pablo; Navarro Moldes, Leandro; Ardáiz Villanueva, Óscar (2007)
      Article
      Open Access
      We describe a Grid market for exchanging data mining services based on the Catallactic market mechanism proposed by von Hayek. This market mechanism allows selection between multiple instances of services based on operations ...
    • A CellBE-based HPC application for the analysis of vulnerabilities in cryptographic hash functions 

      Cilardo, Alessandro; Esposito, Luigi; Veniero, Antonio; Mazzeo, Antonino; Beltran Querol, Vicenç; Ayguadé Parra, Eduard (2010)
      Conference report
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      After some recent breaks presented in the technical literature, it has become of paramount importance to gain a deeper understanding of the robustness and weaknesses of cryptographic hash functions. In particular, in the ...
    • A checkpoint/restart directive-based approach 

      Maroñas Bravo, Marcos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Barcelona Supercomputing Center
      Exascale platforms require programming models incorporating support for resilience capabilities since the huge number of components they are expected to have is going to increase the number of errors. Checkpoint/restart ...
    • A circular commons for digital devices: tools and services in ereuse.org 

      Franquesa Griso, David; Navarro Moldes, Leandro; Bustamante Talavera, Xavier (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2016)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Circular economies are particularly relevant in the context of digital devices or electric and electronic equipment (EEE). Many digital devices built using scarce and potentially toxic materials have a too-short life, ...