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  • ADBench: benchmarking autonomous driving systems 

    Tabani, Hamid; Pujol Torramorell, Roger; Alcón Doganoc, Miguel; Moya Riera, Joan; Abella Ferrer, Jaume; Cazorla Almeida, Francisco Javier (2021-07-12)
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    Driven by the improvements in a variety of domains, autonomous driving is becoming a reality and today, industry aims at moving toward fully autonomous vehicles. High-tech chip manufacturers are designing high-performance ...
  • Using cloud computing to improve urban traffic management ans optimization system 

    Fouladfar, Erfan; Khayyambashi, Mohammad Reza; Solé Pareta, Josep (2021-04)
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    At the modern society, one of the essential infrastructures is transportation. Performance of transportation systems is important for personal commuting, commerce and economic growth of all countries. Over the years, the ...
  • Compiler-assisted compaction/restoration of SIMD instructions 

    Cebrián González, Juan Manuel; Balem, Thibaud; Barredo Ferreira, Adrián; Casas Guix, Marc; Moreto Planas, Miquel; Ros Bardisa, Alberto; Jimborean, Alexandra (2021)
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    All the supercomputers in the world exploit data-level parallelism (DLP), for example by using single instructions to operate over several data elements. Improving vector processing is therefore key for exascale computing. ...
  • On double full-stack communications-enabled architectures for multi-core quantum computers 

    Rodrigo Muñoz, Santiago; Abadal Cavallé, Sergi; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José; Bandic, Medina; van Someren, Hans; García Almudéver, Carmen (2021-06-26)
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    Despite its tremendous potential, it is still unclear how quantum computing will scale to satisfy the requirements of its most powerful applications. Among other issues, there are hard limits to the number of qubits that ...
  • Improving multitask performance and energy consumption with partial-ISA multicores 

    Dellagostin Souza, Jeckson; Exenberger Becker, Pedro Henrique; Schneider Beck, Antonio Carlos (Elsevier, 2021-07-01)
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    Modern GPPs implement specialized instructions in the form of ISA extensions aiming to increase the performance of emerging applications. These extensions impose a significant overhead in the area and power of the processor ...
  • Workload-aware placement strategies to leverage disaggregated resources in the datacenter 

    Call Barreiro, Aaron; Polo Bardés, Jorda; Carrera Pérez, David (2021-07)
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    Disaggregation of resources is a datacenter strategy that aims to decouple the physical location of resources from the place where they are accessed, as opposed to physically attached devices connected to the Peripheral ...
  • Hardware acceleration for query processing: Leveraging FPGAs, CPUs, and memory 

    Arcas Abella, Oriol; Armejach Sanosa, Adrià; Hayes, Timothy; Malazgirt, Görker Alp; Palomar Pérez, Óscar; Salami, Behzad; Sonmez, Nehir (2016-01)
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    Database management systems have become an indispensable tool for industry, government, and academia, and form a significant component of modern datacenters. They can be used in a multitude of scenarios, including online ...
  • OmpSs@FPGA framework for high performance FPGA computing 

    Haro Ruiz, Juan Miguel de; Bosch Pons, Jaume; Filgueras Izquierdo, Antonio; Vidal, Miquel; Jiménez González, Daniel; Álvarez Martínez, Carlos; Martorell Bofill, Xavier; Ayguadé Parra, Eduard; Labarta Mancho, Jesús José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021-06-02)
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    This paper presents the new features of the OmpSs@FPGA framework. OmpSs is a data-flow programming model that supports task nesting and dependencies to target asynchronous parallelism and heterogeneity. OmpSs@FPGA is the ...
  • Decision-making under uncertainty for the deployment of future hyperconnected networks: A survey 

    Alzate Mejía, Nestor; Santos Boada, Germán; Almeida Amazonas, José Roberto de (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-05-30)
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    Among the several emerging dimensioning, control and deployment of future communication network paradigms stands out the human-centric characteristic that creates an intricate relationship between telematics and human ...
  • A FE2 multi-scale implementation for modeling composite materials on distributed architectures 

    Giuntoli, Guido; Aguilar Mena, Jimmy; Vázquez, Mariano; Oller Martínez, Sergio Horacio; Houzeaux, Guillaume (2019-04-01)
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    This work investigates the accuracy and performance of a FE2 multi-scale implementation used to predict the behavior of composite materials. The equations are formulated assuming the small deformations solid mechanics ...
  • Performance characterization of video analytics workloads in heterogeneous edge infrastructures 

    Rivas Barragan, Daniel; Guim Bernat, Francesc; Polo Bardés, Jorda; Carrera Pérez, David (Wiley (John Wiley & Sons), 2021-05-07)
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    Powered by deep learning, video analytic applications process millions of camera feeds in real-time to extract meaningful information from their surroundings. And this number grows by the minute. To avoid saturating the ...
  • A generic performance analysis technique applied to different CFD methods for HPC 

    Garcia Gasulla, Marta; Banchelli Gracia, Fabio; Peiró Conde, Kilian; Ramírez Gargallo, Guillem; Houzeaux, Guillaume; Hassan Saïdi, Ismaïl Ben; Tenaud, Christian; Spisso, Ivan; Mantovani, Filippo (Taylor & Francis, 2020-07-16)
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    For complex engineering and scientific applications, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulations require a huge amount of computational power. As such, it is of paramount importance to carefully assess the performance ...

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