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A Theory for Software-Hardware Co-Scheduling for ASIPs and Embedded Processors
Found in: Application-Specific Systems, Architectures and Processors, IEEE International Conference on
By R. Govindarajan, Erik R. Altman, Guang R. Gao
Issue Date:July 2000
pp. 329
Exploiting instruction-level parallelism (ILP) is extremely important for achieving high performance in application specific instruction set processors (ASIPs) and embedded processors. Existing techniques deal with either scheduling hardware pipelines to o...
 
Hot Chips and Other Themes
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Erik R. Altman
Issue Date:March 2014
pp. 2-3
This column discusses the special issue on Hot Chips, upcoming issue themes, and IEEE Micro's impact factor.
   
Cool Chips, Mobile Devices, Memory, and IEEE Micro Going Digital
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Erik R. Altman
Issue Date:November 2013
pp. 2
This column discusses articles in the issue and the coming switch to default digital distribution of IEEE Micro.
 
Dark Silicon and Dangerous Predictions
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Erik R. Altman
Issue Date:September 2013
pp. 4-5
This column discusses key issues in dark silicon systems.
   
Dark Silicon and Dangerous Predictions
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Erik R. Altman
Issue Date:September 2013
pp. 4-5
This column discusses key issues in dark silicon systems.
   
Reliability, Theme Issues, and Plagiarism
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Erik R. Altman
Issue Date:July 2013
pp. 2
This column discusses the special issue on reliability, <it>IEEE Micro</it>'s requirement that authors add new material to any previously published work, and issues of plagiarism.
 
Ten Years of Top Picks
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Erik R. Altman
Issue Date:May 2013
pp. 2
This column discusses the process of choosing articles from the computer architecture conferences of 2012 for the Top Picks issue.
 
Co-Scheduling Hardware and Software Pipelines
Found in: High-Performance Computer Architecture, International Symposium on
By R. Govindarajan, Erik R. Altman, Guang R. Gao
Issue Date:February 1996
pp. 52
No summary available.
 
A Framework for Resource-Constrained Rate-Optimal Software Pipelining
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems
By R. Govindarajan, Erik R. Altman, Guang R. Gao
Issue Date:November 1996
pp. 1133-1149
<p><b>Abstract</b>—The rapid advances in high-performance computer architecture and compilation techniques provide both challenges and opportunities to exploit the rich solution space of software pipelined loop schedules. In this paper, w...
 
New Blood, Cool Chips, and Heterogeneous Designs
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Erik R. Altman
Issue Date:November 2011
pp. 2-3
This column discusses cool chips, and their place in the history of computing and current heterogeneous systems. This column also introduces the new Editorial Board members.
 
Patents and High-Speed Datacenter Interconnects
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Erik R. Altman
Issue Date:September 2014
pp. 4-5
This column discusses some of the issues surrounding high-speed datacenter interconnects, including bandwidth and interconnect design. It also examines business and software patents.
   
Reconfigurable Computing, 3D Integration, and Recognizing Leaders in our Field
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Erik R. Altman
Issue Date:January 2014
pp. 2-3
This column discusses the special issue on reconfigurable computing, Micro's current calls for papers, topics from the recent business meeting, and recent computer architecture award winners.
   
Hot Chips and the Incomplete Job of Exploiting Them
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Erik R. Altman
Issue Date:March 2013
pp. 4-5
This column discusses the problem of integrating the software-hardware stack and considers some steps that microarchitecture community can take to optimize workloads across the stack.
 
Optical Interconnects and Their Implications
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Erik R. Altman
Issue Date:January 2013
pp. 2
This column discusses issues surrounding optical interconnect, particularly the implications that may occur if optical interconnect is available and practical in two generations.
 
Which Way Microarchitecture?
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Erik R. Altman
Issue Date:November 2012
pp. 2
This column discusses topics of interest to the microarchitecture community, judging by Micro conference paper session topics and IEEE Micro issue themes. It also previews the two Cool Chips articles in the issue and the cover article on CPU-GPU integratio...
   
Power- and Energy-Aware Computing
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Erik R. Altman
Issue Date:September 2012
pp. 2
This column discusses issues with power- and energy-aware computing and introduces a column summarizing the winner of the Most Influential Paper Award from ISCA 2012.
 
The Odd Couple: Hardware and Software
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Erik R. Altman
Issue Date:July 2012
pp. 2
This column discusses issues in software performance and communication between hardware and software. It also discusses two departures from IEEE Micro's editorial board and the introduction of a new associate editor in chief.
 
Top Picks, Columnists, and Artists
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Erik R. Altman
Issue Date:May 2012
pp. 2
This column discusses the process of choosing articles from the computer architecture conferences of 2011 for the Top Picks issue. It also acknowledges the 100th column of Micro Economics and the new cover artist for IEEE Micro.
 
Micro Evolution
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Erik R. Altman
Issue Date:March 2012
pp. 2
This column discusses changes to IEEE Micro, including possible future developments such as an all-digital format and broadening the magazine's scope.
 
Hot Interconnects and Hot Topics
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Erik R. Altman
Issue Date:January 2012
pp. 2-3
This column discusses hot interconnects and the three keynote speeches from the Micro 2011 conference. It also introduces a new Editorial Board member.
 
CPUs and GPUs: Who Owns the Future?
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Erik R. Altman
Issue Date:September 2011
pp. 2-3
This column addresses issues facing CPUs, GPUs, and how to program them and other computing devices.
 
Big Chips and Beyond
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Erik R. Altman
Issue Date:July 2011
pp. 2
This column addresses the issues facing microarchitecture and processor design, including and beyond big chips.
 
Very Large-Scale Systems and Some History
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Erik R. Altman
Issue Date:May 2011
pp. 2-3
<p>This column briefly introduces the issue's selections and discusses the ACM SIGMICRO's Oral History project.</p>
 
Hot Chips and Remembering a Pioneer
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Erik R. Altman
Issue Date:March 2011
pp. 3
<p>This column briefly introduces the issue's selections from the 22nd annual Hot Chips conference. It also discusses the IEEE's new B. Ramakrishna Rau Award and solicits appropriate nominations.</p>
 
Guest Editors' Introduction: Welcome to the Opportunities of Binary Translation
Found in: Computer
By Erik R. Altman, David Kaeli, Yaron Sheffer
Issue Date:March 2000
pp. 40-45
<p>A new processor architecture poses significant financial risk to hardware and software developers alike, so both have a vested interest in easily porting code from one processor to another. Binary translation offers solutions for automatically con...
 
Optimizations and Oracle Parallelism with Dynamic Translation
Found in: Microarchitecture, IEEE/ACM International Symposium on
By Kemal Ebcioglu, Erik R. Altman, Sumedh Sathaye, Michael Gschwind
Issue Date:November 1999
pp. 284
We describe several optimizations which can be employed in a dynamic binary translation (DBT) system, where low compilation/translation overhead is essential. These optimizations achieve a high degree of ILP, sometimes even surpassing a static compiler emp...
 
A Solid Past, A Vital Future
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Erik R. Altman
Issue Date:January 2011
pp. 4-5
<p>The new Editor in Chief of <it>IEEE Micro</it> introduces himself and the first issue of 2011. He thanks the outgoing Editor in Chief, David Albonesi, for his outstanding work during his tenure. He discusses developments to the magazin...
 
Big Data and Democratization [Editorial]
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Erik R. Altman
Issue Date:July 2014
pp. 2-3
This column discusses the growing field of big data.
   
Top Picks from 2013
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Erik R. Altman
Issue Date:May 2014
pp. 2-3
This column discusses the Top Picks special issue, including article topics, the selection process, and how articles differ from the conference version.
   
DAISY: Dynamic Compilation for 100% Architectural Compatibility
Found in: Computer Architecture, International Symposium on
By Erik R. Altman, Kemal Ebcioglu
Issue Date:June 1997
pp. 26
Although VLIW architectures offer the advantages of simplicity of design and high issue rates, a major impediment to their use is that they are not compatible with the existing software base. We describe new simple hardware features for a VLIW machine we c...
 
Scheduling and mapping: software pipelining in the presence of structural hazards
Found in: Proceedings of the ACM SIGPLAN 1995 conference on Programming language design and implementation (PLDI '95)
By Erik R. Altman, Guang R. Gao, R. Govindarajan
Issue Date:June 1995
pp. 329-338
Recently, software pipelining methods based on an ILP (Integer Linear Programming) framework have been successfully applied to derive rate-optimal schedules for architectures involving clean pipelines - pipelines without structural hazards. The problem for...
     
Minimizing register requirements under resource-constrained rate-optimal software pipelining
Found in: Proceedings of the 27th annual international symposium on Microarchitecture (MICRO 27)
By Erik R. Altman, Guang R. Gao, R. Govindarajan
Issue Date:November 1994
pp. 85-94
In this paper we address the following software pipelining problem: given a loop and a machine architecture with a fixed number of processor resources (e.g. function units), how can one construct a software-pipelined schedule which runs on the given archit...
     
SGB fortifies global SIG community
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Erik R. Altman
Issue Date:June 2013
pp. 5-5
From the intersection of computational science and technological speculation, with boundaries limited only by our ability to imagine what could be.I self-publish, and you get to sail my aether wave for free.
     
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