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Issue No.05 - September/October (2008 vol.28)
pp: 22-36
Avinash Karanth Kodi , Ohio University
Ahmed Louri , University of Arizona
Although CAD tools have significantly assisted electronic system simulation, the system-level optoelectronics modeling field has lagged behind due to a lack of simulation methodologies and tools. Optisim, a system-level modeling and simulation methodology of optical interconnects for HPC systems, can provide computer architects, designers, and researchers with a highly optimized, efficient, and accurate discrete-event environment to test various HPC systems.
high-performance computing, optical interconnects, modeling and simulation
Avinash Karanth Kodi, Ahmed Louri, "Optisim: A System Simulation Methodology for Optically Interconnected HPC Systems", IEEE Micro, vol.28, no. 5, pp. 22-36, September/October 2008, doi:10.1109/MM.2008.76
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