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  • Ethernet emulation over PCIe for RISC-V software development vehicles 

    Castells Rufas, David; Martorell Bofill, Xavier; Roca Nonell, Aleix; Kropotov, Alexander; Teruel García, Xavier; Cervero García, Teresa; Davis, John D. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2023)
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    This paper describes two different approaches to emulate an Ethernet communication link between a host computer and a RISC-V multiprocessor system running on a FPGA accelerator by using PCIe as the real communication link. ...
  • Adapting atmospheric chemistry components for efficient GPU accelerators 

    Guzmán Ruiz, Christian; Dawson, Matthew; Acosta Cobos, Mario César; Jorba Casellas, Oriol; Galobardes, Eduardo Cesar; Pérez García-Pando, Carlos; Serradell Maronda, Kim (Springer, 2023)
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    Atmospheric models demand a lot of computational power, and solving the chemical processes is one of its most computationally intensive components. This work shows how to improve the computational performance of the ...
  • Collective communication patterns using time-reversal terahertz links at the chip scale 

    Rodríguez Galán, Fátima Yolanda; Ama Bandara, Paveena; de Santana, Elana Pereira; Bolívar, Peter Haring; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José; Abadal Cavallé, Sergi (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2023)
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    Wireless communications in the terahertz band have been recently proposed as complement to conventional wired interconnects within computing packages. Such environments are typically highly reverberant, hence showing long ...
  • Autonomous counter-drone: is reinforcement learning the solution ? 

    Barrado Muxí, Cristina (2022)
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    Unmanned aircraft are becoming available to most purchasers due to their decreasing costs and increasing functionalities. While this fact opens the opportunity to new business and services, it also represents a potential ...
  • Vitamin-V: Virtual environment and tool-boxing for trustworthy development of RISC-V based cloud services 

    Canal Corretger, Ramon; Chenet, Cristiano; Arelakis, Angelos; Arnau Montañes, Jose-Maria; Berral García, Josep Lluís; Call Barreiro, Aaron; Di Carlo, Stefano; Costa Prats, Juan José; Otero Calviño, Beatriz; Rodríguez Luna, Eva (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2023)
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    VITAMIN-V is a 2023–2025 Horizon Europe project that aims to develop a complete RISC-V open-source software stack for cloud services with comparable performance to the cloud-dominant x86 counterpart and a powerful virtual ...
  • MScheduler: leveraging spot instances for high-performance reservoir simulation in the cloud 

    Albuquerque Portella, Felipe; Estrela, Paulo J.B.; Malini, Renzo Q.; Teylo, Luan; Berral García, Josep Lluís; Drummond, Lúcia M.A. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2023)
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    Petroleum reservoir simulation uses computer models to predict fluid flow in porous media, aiding to forecast oil production. Engineers execute numerous simulations with different geological realizations to refine the ...
  • DNA-TEQ: an adaptive exponential quantization of tensors for DNN inference 

    Khabbazan, Bahareh; Riera Villanueva, Marc; González Colás, Antonio María (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2023)
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    Quantization is commonly used in Deep Neural Networks (DNNs) to reduce the storage and computational complexity by decreasing the arithmetical precision of activations and weights, a.k.a. tensors. Efficient hardware ...
  • Improving performance of HPC kernels on FPGAs using high-level resource management 

    Filgueras Izquierdo, Antonio; Vidal, Miquel; Jiménez González, Daniel; Álvarez Martínez, Carlos; Martorell Bofill, Xavier (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2023)
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    In state-of-the-art FPGA, especially in chiplet-based devices, place and route has become an important challenge due to an increase in device size and complexity. In the same way, off-chip memory resources have grown in ...
  • IoT-based surveillance camera distribution using triangle geometry 

    Almalkawi, Islam; Al-Abed, Loiy; Al-Karaki, Jamal N.; Guerrero Zapata, Manel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2023)
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    IoT systems provide excellent solutions to many applications in both civilian and military aspects. This is even facilitated by the advent of many types of cameras with the diminishing cost of communication devices. We ...
  • GMX: Instruction set extensions for fast, scalable, and efficient genome sequence alignment 

    Doblas Font, Max; Lostes Cazorla, Oscar; Aguado Puig, Quim; Cebry, Nicholas; Fontova Muste, Pau; Batten, Christopher; Marco Sola, Santiago; Moretó Planas, Miquel (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2023)
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    Sequence alignment remains a fundamental problem in computer science with practical applications ranging from pattern matching to computational biology. The ever-increasing volumes of genomic data produced by modern DNA ...
  • Time-quality tradeoff of MuseHash query processing performance 

    Pegia, Maria; Agulló López, Ferran; Moumtzidou, Anastasia; Gutiérrez Torre, Alberto; Jónsson, Björn Þór; Berral García, Josep Lluís; Gialampoukidis, Ilias; Vrochidis, Stefanos; Kompatsiaris, Ioannis (Springer, 2024)
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    Nowadays, large quantities of multimedia data are generated by various applications on smartphones, drones and other devices. Facilitating retrieval from these multimedia collections requires (a) effective media representation ...
  • A safety-critical, RISC-V SoC integrated and ASIC-ready classic McEliece accelerator 

    Kostalabros, Vatistas; Ribes González, Jordi; Farràs Ventura, Oriol; Moretó Planas, Miquel; Hernández Luz, Carles (Springer, 2024)
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    Security is an integral part of ensuring the integrity of safety-critical systems. Safety-critical systems with extremely long-lifespan, such as the ones employed in the space and automotive industry, need additional ...

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