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ICDAR
2011
IEEE
8 years 6 months ago
Text-Line Extraction Using a Convolution of Isotropic Gaussian Filter with a Set of Line Filters
—Text-line extraction is a key task in document analysis. Methods based on anisotropic Gaussian filtering and ridge detection have shown good results. This paper describes perfo...
Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, Thomas M. Breu...
EMNLP
2011
8 years 6 months ago
Quasi-Synchronous Phrase Dependency Grammars for Machine Translation
We present a quasi-synchronous dependency grammar (Smith and Eisner, 2006) for machine translation in which the leaves of the tree are phrases rather than words as in previous wor...
Kevin Gimpel, Noah A. Smith
HPDC
2011
IEEE
8 years 10 months ago
Juggle: proactive load balancing on multicore computers
We investigate proactive dynamic load balancing on multicore systems, in which threads are continually migrated to reduce the impact of processor/thread mismatches to enhance the ...
Steven Hofmeyr, Juan A. Colmenares, Costin Iancu, ...
AC
2011
Springer
9 years 2 months ago
A Taxonomy and Survey of Energy-Efficient Data Centers and Cloud Computing Systems
Traditionally, the development of computing systems has been focused on performance improvements driven by the demand of applications from consumer, scientific, and business domai...
Anton Beloglazov, Rajkumar Buyya, Young Choon Lee,...
JUCS
2007
108views more  JUCS 2007»
9 years 6 months ago
On Pipelining Sequences of Data-Dependent Loops
: Sequences of data-dependent tasks, each one traversing large data sets, exist in many applications (such as video, image and signal processing applications). Those tasks usually ...
Rui Rodrigues, João M. P. Cardoso
TPDS
2008
75views more  TPDS 2008»
9 years 6 months ago
Performance-Guided Load (Un)balancing under Autocorrelated Flows
Size-based policies have been shown in the literature to effectively balance load and improve performance in cluster environments. Size-based policies assign jobs to servers based...
Qi Zhang, Ningfang Mi, Alma Riska, Evgenia Smirni
SIGMETRICS
2008
ACM
179views Hardware» more  SIGMETRICS 2008»
9 years 6 months ago
Software thermal management of dram memory for multicore systems
Thermal management of DRAM memory has become a critical issue for server systems. We have done, to our best knowledge, the first study of software thermal management for memory su...
Jiang Lin, Hongzhong Zheng, Zhichun Zhu, Eugene Go...
CASCON
2008
164views Education» more  CASCON 2008»
9 years 8 months ago
High performance XML parsing using parallel bit stream technology
Parabix (parallel bit streams for XML) is an open-source XML parser that employs the SIMD (single-instruction multiple-data) capabilities of modern-day commodity processors to del...
Robert D. Cameron, Kenneth S. Herdy, Dan Lin
EUROPAR
2008
Springer
9 years 8 months ago
Performance Implications of Cache Affinity on Multicore Processors
Cache affinity between a process and a processor is observed when the processor cache has accumulated some amount of the process state, i.e., data or instructions. Cache affinity i...
Vahid Kazempour, Alexandra Fedorova, Pouya Alagheb...
VLDB
1994
ACM
121views Database» more  VLDB 1994»
9 years 11 months ago
The Impact of Global Clustering on Spatial Database Systems
Global clustering has rarely been investigated in the area of spatial database systems although dramatic performance improvements can be achieved by using suitable techniques. In ...
Thomas Brinkhoff, Hans-Peter Kriegel
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