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  • Preventing route leaks using a decentralized approach: an experimental evaluation 

    Ferriol Galmés, Miquel; Coll Aumatell, Roger; Cabellos Aparicio, Alberto; Ren, Shoushou; Wei, Xinpeng; Liu, Bingyang (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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    In the inter-domain routing infrastructure, a route leak is defined as a violation of the routing policy agreed between two Autonomous Systems (AS). Route leaks have resulted in large-scale outages on the Internet, taking ...
  • Supporting beyond 5G applications by coordinating AI-based intent operation: an example for multilayer metro networks 

    Tabatabaeimehr, Fatemehsadat; Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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    Intent-based Networking (IBN) promises facilitating autonomous decision-making for service assurance. In this paper, we extend IBN by coordinating AI-based intents targeting at supporting beyond 5G services, like immersive ...
  • Reinforcement learning-based autonomous multilayer network operation 

    Barzegar, Sima; Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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    We propose an Intent-Based Networking solution based on Reinforcement Learning (RL). RL-based intents with specific operational objectives and coordinated operation between network layers are developed. Results show service ...
  • Improving predication efficiency through compaction/restoration of SIMD instructions 

    Barredo Ferreira, Adrián; Cebrián González, Juan Manuel; Moreto Planas, Miquel; Casas Guix, Marc; Valero Cortés, Mateo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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    Vector processors offer a wide range of unexplored opportunities to improve performance and energy efficiency. However, despite its potential, vector code generation and execution have significant challenges, the most ...
  • Joint latency and reliability-aware controller placement 

    Rasol, Kurdman Abdulrahman Rasol; Domingo Pascual, Jordi (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021)
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    In network architectures based on Software Defined Networking (SDN) the control plane (control logic) is separated from the network data plane (forwarding plane) while traditional network routers combine both. Software ...
  • Evaluating mixed-precision arithmetic for 3D generative adversarial networks to simulate high energy physics detectors 

    Osorio Ríos, John Haiber; Armejach Sanosa, Adrià; Khattak, Gulrukh; Petit, Eric; Vallecorsa, Sofia; Casas Guix, Marc (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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    Several hardware companies are proposing native Brain Float 16-bit (BF16) support for neural network training. The usage of Mixed Precision (MP) arithmetic with floating-point 32-bit (FP32) and 16-bit half-precision aims ...
  • HIRE: Hidden Inter-packet Red-shift Effect 

    Ciaccia, Francesco; Romero Ruiz, Ivan; Serral Gracià, René; Nemirovsky, Mario (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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    Over the years, different techniques have been proposed to detect bottleneck bandwidth and available bandwidth of an end-to-end path. However, to the author's knowledge, no work has been conducted on detecting which link ...
  • Runtime-guided ECC protection using online estimation of memory vulnerability 

    Jaulmes, Luc Etienne; Moreto Planas, Miquel; Valero Cortés, Mateo; Erez, Mattan; Casas Guix, Marc (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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    Diminishing reliability of semiconductor technologies and decreasing power budgets per component hinder designing next-generation high performance computing (HPC) systems. Both constraints strongly impact memory subsystems, ...
  • SABES: Statistical Available Bandwidth EStimation from passive TCP measurements 

    Ciaccia, Francesco; Romero Ruiz, Ivan; Arcas Abella, Oriol; Montero Banegas, Diego Teodoro; Serral Gracià, René; Nemirovsky, Mario (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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    Estimating available network resources is fundamental when adapting the sending rate both at the application and transport layer. Traditional approaches either rely on active probing techniques or iteratively adapting the ...
  • Will quantum computers scale without inter-chip comms? A structured design exploration to the monolithic vs distributed architectures quest 

    Rodrigo Muñoz, Santiago; Abadal Cavallé, Sergi; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José; García Almudéver, Carmen (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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    Being a very promising technology, with impressive advances in the recent years, it is still unclear how quantum computing will scale to satisfy the requirements of its most powerful applications. Although continued progress ...
  • Extremum seeking control for beam steering using hypersurfaces 

    Ashraf, Nouman; Lestas, Marios; Saeed, Taqwa; Taghvaee, Hamidreza; Abadal Cavallé, Sergi; Pitsillides, Andreas; Liaskos, Christos (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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    Hypersurface, a software defined metasurface (SDM) paradigm constitutes a revolutionary technology aiming at offering programmatic control over all aspects of a propagating wave, altering its direction, power, polarization ...
  • Workload characterization of programmable metasurfaces 

    Saeed, Taqwa; Abadal Cavallé, Sergi; Liaskos, Christos; Pitsillides, Andreas; Taghvaee, Hamidreza; Cabellos Aparicio, Alberto; Lestas, Marios; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2019)
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    Metasurfaces are envisaged to play a key role in next-generation wireless systems due to their powerful control over electromagnetic waves. The last decade has witnessed huge advances in this regard, shifting from static ...

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