Sarno, Lauren, Hwu, Wen-mei W., Lund, Craig, Levy, Markus, Larus, James R., Reinders, James, Cameron, Gordon, Lennard, Chris, Yoshimori, and Takashi
Are multi-core SoCs being held back by the lack of adequate system design and software development tools? Multi-cores supply the advantages of flexible software-defined architectures, but support for system optimization, integration and verification is lacking. Are we taking advantage of new compute density, application partitioning and parallelism? What is enabled with multi-core vs. multiprocessing? How do we accommodate symmetric and asymmetric multiprocessing? We need profiling tools, retained legacy code and a deep understanding of hardware / software interaction.
In Proceedings of the 44th ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference
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