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  • On the design and development of programming models for exascale systems 

    Maroñas, Marcos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-02-17)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    High Performance Computing (HPC) systems have been evolving over time to adapt to the scientific community requirements. We are currently approaching to the Exascale era. Exascale systems will incorporate a large number ...
  • Learning workload behaviour models from monitored time-series for resource estimation towards data center optimization 

    Buchaca Prats, David (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-01-14)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    In recent years there has been an extraordinary growth of the demand of Cloud Computing resources executed in Data Centers. Modern Data Centers are complex systems that need management. As distributed computing systems ...
  • High-performance and energy-efficient irregular graph processing on GPU architectures 

    Segura Salvador, Albert (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-02-18)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Graph processing is an established and prominent domain that is the foundation of new emerging applications in areas such as Data Analytics and Machine Learning, empowering applications such as road navigation, social ...
  • Energy-efficient architectures for recurrent neural networks 

    Silfa, Franyell (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-01-25)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Deep Learning algorithms have been remarkably successful in applications such as Automatic Speech Recognition and Machine Translation. Thus, these kinds of applications are ubiquitous in our lives and are found in a plethora ...
  • Non-functional considerations of time-randomized processor architectures 

    Trilla Rodríguez, David (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-12-04)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Critical Real-Time Embedded Systems (CRTES) are the subset of embedded systems with timing constraints whose miss behavior can endanger human lives or expensive equipment. To provide evidence of correctness, CRTES are ...
  • Definition of new WAN paradigms enabled by smart measurements 

    Ciaccia, Francesco (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-12-04)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Nowadays massive amounts of data are being moved over the Internet thanks to data-hungry applications, Big Data, and multimedia content. Combined with a reduction in cost and augmented reliability for high-speed broadband ...
  • Runtime-assisted coherent caching 

    Caheny, Paul (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-12-22)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    In the middle of the 2000s a fundamental change of course occurred in computer architecture because techniques such as frequency scaling and instruction level parallelism were providing rapidly diminishing returns. Since ...
  • Deep learning that scales: leveraging compute and data 

    Campos Camúñez, Víctor (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-12-22)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Deep learning has revolutionized the field of artificial intelligence in the past decade. Although the development of these techniques spans over several years, the recent advent of deep learning is explained by an increased ...
  • Runtime-assisted optimizations in the on-chip memory hierarchy 

    Dimić, Vladimir (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-11-27)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Following Moore's Law, the number of transistors on chip has been increasing exponentially, which has led to the increasing complexity of modern processors. As a result, the efficient programming of such systems has become ...
  • Low-power accelerators for cognitive computing 

    Riera Villanueva, Marc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-10-09)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Deep Neural Networks (DNNs) have achieved tremendous success for cognitive applications, and are especially efficient in classification and decision making problems such as speech recognition or machine translation. Mobile ...
  • Adaptive learning-based resource management strategy in fog-to-cloud 

    Sengupta, Souvik (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-10-20)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Technology in the twenty-first century is rapidly developing and driving us into a new smart computing world, and emerging lots of new computing architectures. Fog-to-Cloud (F2C) is among one of them, which emerges to ...
  • Mobility-aware mechanisms for fog node discovery and selection 

    Rejiba, Zeineb (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-09-10)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    The recent development of delay-sensitive applications has led to the emergence of the fog computing paradigm. Within this paradigm, computation nodes present at the edge of the network can act as fog nodes (FNs) capable ...

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