Muhamed F. Mudawar
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Write a one-page summary for each of the following papers. Identify
the main points and contributions, and provide your opinion about the important issues.
Students will take turn presenting some of the listed papers. Each presentation will not exceed
Data-Parallel Architectures and
Algorithms - Due Monday, September 24
Vector Processors - Due Sunday,
Kozyrakis and Patterson,
Scalable Vector Processors for Embedded Systems, IEEE Micro,
Krashinsky, Batten, Hampton, Gerding, Pharris, Casper, and Asanovic,
The Vector-Thread Architecture, 31st Annual International Symposium
on Computer Architecture, June 2004.
Simultaneous Multithreading - Due Sunday,
Eggers, Emmer, Levy, Lo,
Stamm, and Tullsen, Simultaneous Multithreading: A Platform for Next
Generation Processors, IEEE Micro, September/October 1997.
Marr, Hyperthreading Technology in the Netburst Microarchitecture,
IEEE Micro, March-April 2003.
Chip Multiprocessors - Due Tuesday,
Lance Hammond, Ben Hubbert, Michael Siu, Manohar Prabhu, Mike Chen,
and Kunle Olukotun, The Stanford Hydra CMP, IEEE Micro,
Kongetira, Aingaran, and
Olukotun, Niagara: A 32-Way Multithreaded Sparc Processor, IEEE
Micro, March-April 2005.
Transactional Memory - Due Sunday, December 9
Hammond, Wong, Chen,
Carlstrom, Davis, Hertzberg, Prabhu, Wijaya, Kozyrakis, and
Olukotun, Transactional Memory Coherence and Consistency, 2004.
Interconnect Networks - Due
Sunday, December 9