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Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium, International (2008)
Miami, FL, USA
Apr. 14, 2008 to Apr. 18, 2008
ISBN: 978-1-4244-1693-6
pp: 1-7
Jurgen Becker , ITIV, Universität Karlsruhe (TH), Germany
Volker Schatz , FGAN-FOM, Germany
Diana Gohringer , FGAN-FOM, Germany
Michael Hubner , ITIV, Universität Karlsruhe (TH), Germany
ABSTRACT
Current trends in high performance computing show, that the usage of multiprocessor systems on chip are one approach for the requirements of computing intensive applications. The multiprocessor system on chip (MPSoC) approaches often provide a static and homogeneous infrastructure of networked microprocessor on the chip die. A novel idea in this research area is to introduce the dynamic adaptivity of reconfigurable hardware in order to provide a flexible heterogeneous set of processing elements during run-time. This extension of the MPSoC idea by introducing run-time reconfiguration delivers a new degree of freedom for system design as well as for the optimized distribution of computing tasks to the adapted processing cells on the architecture related to the changing application requirements. The “computing in time and space” paradigm and the extension with the new degree of freedom for MPSoCs will be presented with the RAMPSoC approach described in this paper.
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Jurgen Becker, Volker Schatz, Diana Gohringer, Michael Hubner, "Runtime adaptive multi-processor system-on-chip: RAMPSoC", Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium, International, vol. 00, no. , pp. 1-7, 2008, doi:10.1109/IPDPS.2008.4536503
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