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DAC
2012
ACM
11 years 6 months ago
An information-theoretic framework for optimal temperature sensor allocation and full-chip thermal monitoring
Full-chip thermal monitoring is an important and challenging issue in today’s microprocessor design. In this paper, we propose a new information-theoretic framework to quantitat...
Huapeng Zhou, Xin Li, Chen-Yong Cher, Eren Kursun,...
MICRO
2012
IEEE
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11 years 6 months ago
What is Happening to Power, Performance, and Software?
The past 10 years have delivered two significant revolutions. (1) Microprocessor design has been transformed by the limits of chip power, wire latency, and Dennard scaling—leadi...
Hadi Esmaeilzadeh, Ting Cao, Xi Yang, Stephen Blac...
MICRO
2011
IEEE
193views Hardware» more  MICRO 2011»
12 years 7 months ago
Voltage Noise in Production Processors
Abstract—Parameter variations have become a dominant challenge in microprocessor design. Voltage variation is especially daunting because it happens so rapidly. We measure and ch...
Vijay Janapa Reddi, Svilen Kanev, Wonyoung Kim, Si...
ISQED
2011
IEEE
398views Hardware» more  ISQED 2011»
12 years 7 months ago
Switching constraint-driven thermal and reliability analysis of Nanometer designs
As process technology continues to shrink, interconnect current densities continue to increase, making it ever more difficult to meet chip reliability targets. For microprocessors...
Srini Krishnamoorthy, Vishak Venkatraman, Yuri Apa...
MICRO
2005
IEEE
145views Hardware» more  MICRO 2005»
13 years 9 months ago
A Mechanism for Online Diagnosis of Hard Faults in Microprocessors
We develop a microprocessor design that tolerates hard faults, including fabrication defects and in-field faults, by leveraging existing microprocessor redundancy. To do this, we...
Fred A. Bower, Daniel J. Sorin, Sule Ozev