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Issue No. 01 - January/February (2009 vol. 29)
ISSN: 0272-1732
pp: 116-126
Chen-Yong Cher , IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center
Eren Kursun , IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center
ABSTRACT
<p>Increased variability affects the efficiency of dynamic power and thermal management. Existing on-chip sensor infrastructure can be used to improve the inherent thermal imbalances among cores in a multicore architecture. Experimental analysis based on live measurements on a special test chip shows reduced on-chip heating with no performance loss.</p>
INDEX TERMS
dynamic temperature management, multicore architectures, thermal variation, activity migration, temperature-aware scheduling, thermal imaging
CITATION
Chen-Yong Cher, Eren Kursun, "Temperature Variation Characterization and Thermal Management of Multicore Architectures", IEEE Micro, vol. 29, no. , pp. 116-126, January/February 2009, doi:10.1109/MM.2009.18
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