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  • Millimeter-wave propagation within a computer chip package 

    Timoneda, Xavier; Abadal Cavallé, Sergi; Cabellos Aparicio, Alberto; Manessis, Dionyssios; Zhou, Jin; Franques, Antonio; Torrellas, Josep; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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    Wireless Network-on-Chip (WNoC) appears as a promising alternative to conventional interconnect fabrics for chip-scale communications. The WNoC paradigm has been extensively analyzed from the physical, network and architecture ...
  • Programmable metasurfaces: state of the art and prospects 

    Liu, Fu; Pitilakis, Alexandros; Mirmoosa, Mohammad Sajjad; Tsilipakos, Odysseas; Wang, Xuchen; Tasolamprou, Anna; Abadal Cavallé, Sergi; Cabellos Aparicio, Alberto; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José; Liaskos, Christos; Kantartzis, Nikolaos V.; Kafesaki, Maria; Economou, Eleftherios; Soukoulis, Costas; Tretyakov, Sergei (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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    Metasurfaces, ultrathin and planar electromagnetic devices with sub-wavelength unit cells, have recently attracted enormous attention for their powerful control over electromagnetic waves, from microwave to visible range. ...
  • Intercell wireless communication in software-defined metasurfaces 

    Tasolamprou, Anna; Mirmoosa, Mohammad Sajjad; Tsilipakos, Odysseas; Pitilakis, Alexandros; Liu, Fu; Abadal Cavallé, Sergi; Cabellos Aparicio, Alberto; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José; Liaskos, Christos; Kantartzis, Nikolaos V.; Tretyakov, Sergei; Kafesaki, Maria; Economou, Eleftherios; Soukoulis, Costas (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
    Conference report
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    Tunable metasurfaces are ultra-thin, artificial electromagnetic components that provide engineered and externally adjustable functionalities. The programmable metasurface, the HyperSurFace, concept consists in integrating ...
  • Spoofing prevention via RF power profiling in wireless network-on-chip 

    Lebiednik, Brian; Abadal Cavallé, Sergi; Kwon, Hyoukjun; Krishna, Tushar (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2018)
    Conference report
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    With increasing integration in SoCs, the Network-on-Chip (NoC) connecting of cores and accelerators is of paramount importance to provide low-latency and high-throughput communication. Due to limits of scaling of electrical ...
  • Towards a proper service placement in combined Fog-to-Cloud (F2C) architectures 

    Barbosa Souza, Víctor; Masip Bruin, Xavier; Marín Tordera, Eva; Sánchez López, Sergio; García Almiñana, Jordi (Elsevier, 2018-10-01)
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    The Internet of Things (IoT) has empowered the development of a plethora of new services, fueled by the deployment of devices located at the edge, providing multiple capabilities in terms of connectivity as well as in data ...
  • Skip RNN: learning to skip state updates in recurrent neural networks 

    Campos Camunez, Victor; Jou, Brendan; Giró Nieto, Xavier; Torres Viñals, Jordi; Chang, Shih-Fu (2018)
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    Recurrent Neural Networks (RNNs) continue to show outstanding performance in sequence modeling tasks. However, training RNNs on long sequences often face challenges like slow inference, vanishing gradients and difficulty ...
  • Autonomic disaggregated multilayer networking 

    Gifré Renom, Lluís; Izquierdo Zaragoza, José Luis; Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018-05-01)
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    Focused on reducing capital expenditures by opening the data plane to multiple vendors without impacting performance, node disaggregation is attracting the interest of network operators. Although the software-defined ...
  • Asynchronous and exact forward recovery for detected errors in iterative solvers 

    Jaulmes, Luc Etienne; Casas, Marc; Moreto Planas, Miquel; Ayguadé Parra, Eduard; Labarta Mancho, Jesús José; Valero Cortés, Mateo (2018-03-19)
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    Current trends and projections show that faults in computer systems become increasingly common. Such errors may be detected, and possibly corrected transparently, e.g. by Error Correcting Codes (ECC). For a program to be ...
  • The EDINSOST project. Training sustainability change agents in Spanish and Catalan Engineering Education. 

    Segalàs Coral, Jorge; Sánchez Carracedo, Fermín; Hernández Gómez, M. Angeles; Busquets Rubio, Pere; Tejedor Papell, Gemma; Horta Bernús, Ricard (2018)
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  • A template system for the efficient compilation of domain abstractions onto reconfigurable computers 

    Shafiq, Muhammad; Pericàs Gleim, Miquel; Ayguadé Parra, Eduard (2011)
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    Past research has addressed the issue of using FPGAs as accelerators for HPC systems. However, writing low level code for an efficient, portable and scalable architecture altogether has been always a ...
  • Productive cluster programming with OmpSs 

    Bueno Hedo, Javier; Martinell, Lluis; Duran Gonzalez, Alejandro; Farreras Esclusa, Montserrat; Martorell Bofill, Xavier; Badia Sala, Rosa Maria; Ayguadé Parra, Eduard; Labarta Mancho, Jesús José (Springer, 2011)
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    Clusters of SMPs are ubiquitous. They have been traditionally programmed by using MPI. But, the productivity of MPI programmers is low because of the complexity of expressing parallelism and communication, and the difficulty ...
  • Bringing data analytics to the network nodes 

    Pérez Vela, Alba; Via Baraldés, Anna; Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo (VDE-Verlag, 2016)
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    Monitoring every 15 minutes imposes long traffic anomaly detection times and thus, the monitoring frequency needs to be increased to reduce those times, which entails large amount of monitoring data collected. Consequently, ...

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