PhD Proposal by Jongse Park

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    • Wednesday October 25, 2017 - Thursday October 26, 2017
      12:00 pm - 1:59 pm
  • Location: Klaus 1123
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Summary Sentence: Breaking the Abstractions for Productivity and Performance in the Era of Specialization

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Breaking the Abstractions for Productivity and Performance in the Era of Specialization

 

Jongse Park

Ph.D. Student

School of Computer Science 

College of Computing

Georgia Institute of Technology 

 

Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Time: 12:00 - 2:00PM (EDT)

Location: Klaus 1123

 

Committee:

Dr. Hadi Esmaeilzadeh (Advisor, School of Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology)

Dr. Hyesoon Kim (School of Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology)

Dr. Tushar Krishna (School of Electrical and Computer Engineering and School of Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology)

Dr. Milos Prvulovic (School of Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology)

Dr. Nam Sung Kim (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

 

Abstract:

Due to the ever-increasing number of connected devices, data is growing in an unprecedented and exponential rate. Emerging applications bring opportunities to extract insights from this explosion of data. However, this trend has coincided with the diminishing benefits from conventional transistor and microarchitecture performance scaling. We have entered the era of specialization where the hardware is being tailored and curated for a specific domain of application. However, designing hardware without considering the rest of the stack will not lead to the disruptive yet adoptable solutions that we need. As such, in this thesis, we explore breaking the traditional abstractions in the computing stack and define new programming models, system software layers, and hardware platforms that deliver orders of magnitude performance while providing low programming effort and ensuring productivity. We specifically consider two complementary specialization techniques, approximation and acceleration.

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  • Created By: Tatianna Richardson
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  • Created On: Oct 24, 2017 - 11:25am
  • Last Updated: Oct 24, 2017 - 11:25am