Research Projects and Publication

GPU Architecture

  • [IISWC 2017] Performance Characterization, Prediction, and Optimization for Heterogeneous Systems with Multi-Level Memory Interference
    Shin-Ying Lee, and Carole-Jean Wu. To Appear in Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Workload Characterization, 2017.
    [Paper][Talk]
  • [ISCA 2017] MCM-GPU: Multi-Chip-Module GPUs for Continued Performance Scalability
    Akhil Arunkumar, Evgeny Bolotin, Benjamin Cho, Ugljesa Milic, Eiman Ebrahimi, Oreste Villa, Aamer Jaleel, Carole-Jean Wu, and David Nellans. In Proceedings of the 44th International Symposium on Computer Architecture, 2017.
    [Paper][Talk][Lightning Talk]
  • [ICCD 2016] Ctrl-C: Instruction-Aware Control Loop Based Adaptive Cache Bypassing for GPUs
    Shin-Ying Lee and Carole-Jean Wu. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Design, 2016.
    [Paper][Talk]
  • [IISWC 2016] ID-Cache: Instruction and Memory Divergence Based Cache Management for GPUs
    Akhil Arunkumar, Shin-Ying Lee, and Carole-Jean Wu. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Workload Characterization, 2016.
    [Paper][Talk]
  • [ISCA 2015] CAWA: Coordinated Warp Scheduling and Cache Prioritization for Critical Warp Acceleration of GPGPU Workloads
    Shin-Ying Lee, Akhil Arunkumar, and Carole-Jean Wu. In Proceedings of the 42nd International Symposium on Computer Architecture, 2015.
    [Paper][Talk][Lightning Talk]
  • [PACT 2014] CAWS: Criticality-Aware Warp Scheduling for GPGPU Workloads
    Shin-Ying Lee and Carole-Jean Wu. In Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Parallel Architectures and Compilation Techniques, 2014.
    [Paper][Talk]
  • [ISPASS 2014] Characterizing the Latency Hiding Ability of GPUs
    Shin-Ying Lee and Carole-Jean Wu. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Performance Analysis of Systems and Software as a poster abstract, 2014.
    [Paper][Poster]

Energy-Efficient Smartphone and Multicore Architecture

  • [HPCA 2016] Improving Smartphone User Experience by Balancing Performance and Energy with Probabilistic QoS Guarantee
    Benjamin Gaudette, Carole-Jean Wu, and Sarma Vrudhula. In Proceedings of the 22nd IEEE International Symposium on High Performance Computer Architecture, 2016.
    [Paper] [Talk]
  • [IISWC 2015] Characterization and Throttling-based Mitigation of Memory Interference for Heterogeneous Smartphones
    Davesh Shingari, Akhil Arunkumar, and Carole-Jean Wu. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Workload Characterization, 2015.
    [Paper] [Talk]
  • [ISPASS 2015] A Study of Mobile Device Utilization
    Cao Gao, Anthony Gutierrez, Madhav Rajan, Ronald Dreslinski, Trevor Mudge, and Carole-Jean Wu. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Performance Analysis of Systems and Software, 2015.
    [Paper] [talk]
  • [IISWC 2014] Quantifying the Energy Cost of Data Movement for Emerging Smart Phone Workloads on Mobile Platforms
    Dhinakaran Pandiyan and Carole-Jean Wu. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Workload Characterization, 2014.
    [Paper] [Talk]
  • [TECS 2014] STEAM: A Smart Temperature and Energy Aware Multicore Controller
    Vinay Hanumaiah, Digant Desai, Benjamin Gaudette, Carole-Jean Wu, and Sarma Vrudhula. In Proceedings of the ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems, 2014.
    [Paper]
  • [IISWC 2013] Performance, Energy Characterizations and Architectural Implications of an Emerging Mobile Platform Benchmark Suite — MobileBench
    Dhinakaran Pandiyan, Shin-Ying Lee, and Carole-Jean Wu. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Workload Characterization, 2013.
    [Paper] [Talk][MobileBench]

Architectural Energy Harvesting and Temperature Management

  • [IISWC 2017] Understanding the Thermal Challenges of High-Performance Mobile Devices Through An Accurate and Detailed Platform Level Temperature Model
    Ying-Ju Yu and Carole-Jean Wu. To Appear in Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Workload Characterization as a poster abstract, 2017.
    [Paper][Poster]
  • [ITHERM 2016] Thermoelectric-based Sustainable Self-Cooling for Fine-Grained Processor Hot Spots
    Soochan Lee, Dhinakaran Pandiyan, Jae-sun Seo, Patrick E. Phelan, and Carole-Jean Wu. In Proceedings of the IEEE Intersociety Conference on Thermal and Thermomechanical Phenomena in Electronic Systems, 2016.
    [Paper][Talk]
  • [EP 2015] Hot Spot Cooling and Harvesting Central Processing Unit Waste Heat Using Thermoelectric Modules
    Soochan Lee, Patrick E. Phelan, and Carole-Jean Wu. In Proceedings of the ASME Journal of Electronic Packaging, 2015.
    [Paper]
  • [InterPACK 2015] Harvesting CPU Waste Heat through Pyroelectric Materials
    Soochan Lee, Nishant Singh, Patrick E. Phelan, and Carole-Jean Wu. In Proceedings of the ASME International Technical Conference and Exhibition on Packaging and Integration of Electronic and Photonic Microsystems, 2015.
    [Paper]
  • [IMECE 2014] Hot Spot Cooling and Harvesting CPU Waste Heat using Thermoelectric Modules
    Soochan Lee, Patrick E. Phelan, and Carole-Jean Wu. In Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition Conference, 2014.
    [Paper]
  • [CAL 2013] Architectural Thermal Energy Harvesting Opportunities for Sustainable Computing
    Carole-Jean Wu. In Proceedings of the IEEE Computer Architecture Letter, 2013.
    [Paper]
    Selected for Best of Computer Architecture Letters (CAL) 2014
    Presented at the IEEE International Symposium on High Performance Computer Architecture (HPCA’21) — Best of CAL Session, 2015 

Reliability

  • [TACO 2016] RATT-ECC: Rate Adaptive Two-Tiered Error Correction Codes for Reliable 3D Die-Stacked Memory
    Hsing-Min Chen, Carole-Jean Wu, Trevor Mudge, and Chaitali Chakrabarti. In Proceedings of the ACM Transactions on Architecture and Code Optimization, June 2016.
    [Paper]
  • [TC 2016] Using Low Cost Erasure and Error Correction Schemes to Improve Reliability of Commodity DRAM Systems
    Hsing-Min Chen, Supreet Jeloka, Akhil Arunkumar, David, Blauuw, Carole-Jean Wu, Trevor Mudge, and Chaitali Chakrabarti. In Proceedings of the IEEE Transactions on Computers, April 2016.
    [Paper]
  • [MEMSYS 2015] E-ECC: Low Power Erasure and Error Correction Schemes for Increasing Reliability of Commodity DRAM Systems
    Hsing-Min Chen, Akhil Arunkumar, Carole-Jean Wu, Trevor Mudge, and Chaitali Chakrabarti. In Proceedings of the International Symposium on Memory Systems, 2015.
    [Paper]
  • [DAC 2014] Quantitative Analysis of Control Flow Checking Mechanisms for Soft Errors
    Aviral Shrivastava, Abhishek Rhisheekesan, Reiley Jeyapaul, and Carole-Jean Wu. In Proceedings of the 51st Annual Design Automation Conference, 2014.
    [Paper]

Cache Memory Design

  • [ICCD 2014] ReMAP: Reuse and Memory Access Cost Aware Eviction Policy for Last Level Cache Management
    Akhil Arunkumar and Carole-Jean Wu. In Proceedings of the 32nd IEEE International Conference on Computer Design, 2014.
    [Paper][Talk]

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