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  • Data-flow driven optimal tasks distribution for global heterogeneous systems 

    García Almiñana, Jordi; Aguiló Gost, Francisco de Asis L.; Asensio Garcia, Adrian; Simó Mezquita, Ester; Zaragoza Monroig, M. Luisa; Masip Bruin, Xavier (Elsevier, 2021-07)
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    As a result of advances in technology and highly demanding users expectations, more and more applications require intensive computing resources and, most importantly, high consumption of data distributed throughout the ...
  • 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 ...
  • A service-learning based computers reuse program 

    Sánchez Carracedo, Fermín; López Álvarez, David (2021-07-12)
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    Higher Education Institutions are facing a challenging situation: how to introduce concepts such as Sustainability or the Circular Economy into their curricula. This study presents how to organize a Computer Reuse Program, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Size & shape matters: The need of HPC benchmarks of high resolution image training for deep learning 

    Parés Pont, Ferran; Megias Montsesinos, Pedro; García Gasulla, Dario; Garcia Gasulla, Marta; Ayguadé Parra, Eduard; Labarta Mancho, Jesús José (2021-03)
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    One of the purposes of HPC benchmarks is to identify limitations and bottlenecks in hardware. This functionality is particularly influential when assessing performance on emerging tasks, the nature and requirements of which ...
  • Towards an open-source landscape for 3-D CSEM modelling 

    Werthmüller, Dieter; Rochlitz, Raphael; Castillo Reyes, Octavio; Heagy, Lindsey (2021-10)
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    Large-scale modelling of 3-D controlled-source electromagnetic (CSEM) surveys used to be feasible only for large companies and research consortia. This has changed over the last few years, and today there exists a selection ...
  • 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 ...
  • Comparison of airborne radiation detectors carried by rotary-wing unmanned aerial systems 

    Vargas Drechsler, Arturo; Costa Vargas, Daniel; Macias López, Miquel; Royo Chic, Pablo; Pastor Llorens, Enric; Luchkov, Maksym; Neumaier, Stefan; Stöhlker, Ulrich; Luff, Roger (2020)
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    The Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC), the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) and the German Federal Office of Radiation Protection (BfS) have analysed the response of a 2”x2” (diameter x height) NaI and ...
  • 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 ...
  • Enabling genomics pipelines in commodity personal computers with flash storage 

    Cadenelli, Nicola; Jun, Sang-Woo; Polo Bardés, Jorda; Wright, Andrew J.; Carrera Pérez, David; Mithal, Arvind (Frontiers Media SA, 2021-04)
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    Analysis of a patient’s genomics data is the first step toward precision medicine. Such analyses are performed on expensive enterprise-class server machines because input data sets are large, and the intermediate data ...

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