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Roadmapping Reconfigurable Computing: Challenges & Current Progress

SpeakerProfessor Kyle Rupnow, Nanyang Technological University
Date Aug 6, 2013
Time 2:00 pm  
Location 141 Coordinated Science Laboratory, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Sponsor Coordinated Science Laboratory
Event type Other
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The fields of VLSI/ASIC manufacturing, computer architecture, and software engineering are in an intertwined state of flux. Fundamental technology trends including power density limits, voltage and frequency scaling, manufacturing variation, resilience to defects, transistor aging effects, and multi-die integration concerns are forcing hardware designers and architects to rethink how they implement computation using silicon. If left unchecked, these limitations threaten an end to the exponential performance and energy scaling afforded by Moore's law. This talk discusses three important general targets for the next 5-10 years of research in computing: energy, reliability, and programmability. We discuss these general targets in the context of a few existing works, as well as long-term research goals.

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