Research Projects and Publication

Research Projects by Topics

Full List of Publications in Chronological Order

  • Genetic Improvement of GPU Code
    Jhe-Yu Liou, Stephanie Forrest, and Carole-Jean Wu. In Proceedings of the Annual Workshop on Genetic Improvement (GI) in conjunction with ICSE, 2019.
    [Paper][Talk]

  • Understanding the Future of Energy Efficiency in Multi-Module GPUs
    Akhil Arunkumar, Evgeny Bolotin, David Nellans, and Carole-Jean Wu. In Proceedings of the 25th IEEE International Symposium on High Performance Computer Architecture (HPCA), 2019.
    [Paper][Talk]

  • Machine Learning at Facebook: Understanding Inference at the Edge
    Carole-Jean Wu, David Brooks, Kevin Chen, Douglas Chen, Sy Choudhury, Marat Dukhan, Kim Hazelwood, Eldad Isaac, Yangqing Jia, Bill Jia, Tommer Leyvand, Hao Lu, Yang Lu, Lin Qiao, Brandon Reagen, Joe Spisak, Fei Sun, Andrew Tulloch, Peter Vajda, Xiaodong Wang, Yanghan Wang, Bram Wasti, Yiming Wu, Ran Xian, Sungjoo Yoo, Peizhao Zhang. In Proceedings of the 25th IEEE International Symposium on High Performance Computer Architecture (HPCA), 2019.
    [Paper][Talk]

  • Optimizing User Satisfaction of Mobile Workloads Subject to Various Sources of Uncertainties
    Benjamine Gaudette, Carole-Jean Wu, and Sarma Vrudhula.  In Proceedings of the IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC), 2018.
    [Paper]

  • Configurable-ECC: Architecting a Flexible ECC Scheme to Support Different Sized Accesses in High Bandwidth Memory Systems
    Hsing-Min Chen, Shin-Ying Lee, Trevor Mudge, Carole-Jean Wu, and Chaitali Chakrabarti. In Proceedings of the IEEE Transactions on Computers (TOC), 2018.
    [Paper]

  • Designing a Temperature Model to Understand the Thermal Challenges of Portable Computing Platforms
    Ying-Ju Yu and Carole-Jean Wu. In Proceedings of the IEEE Intersociety Conference on Thermal and Thermomechanical Phenomena in Electronic Systems (ITHERM), 2018.
    [Paper] [Talk]

*Received the 2018 IEEE ITHERM Best Paper Award

  • DORA: Optimizing Smartphone Energy Efficiency and Web Browser Performance under Interference
    Davesh Shingari, Akhil Arunkumar, Benjamin Gaudette, Sarma Vrudhula, and Carole-Jean Wu. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Performance Analysis of Systems and Software (ISPASS), 2018.
    [Paper] [Talk][DORA Source Code Release]
  • LATTE-CC: Latency Tolerance Aware Adaptive Cache Compression Management for Energy Efficient GPUs
    Akhil Arunkumar, Shin-Ying Lee, Vignesh Soundararajan, and Carole-Jean Wu. In Proceedings of the 24th IEEE International Symposium on High Performance Computer Architecture (HPCA), 2018.
    [Paper] [Talk][Lightning Talk]

  • Performance Characterization, Prediction, and Optimization for Heterogeneous Systems with Multi-Level Memory Interference
    Shin-Ying Lee, and Carole-Jean Wu. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Workload Characterization (IISWC), 2017.
    [Paper][Talk]
  • 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. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Workload Characterization (IISWC) as a poster abstract, 2017.
    [Paper][Poster]
  • 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 (ISCA), 2017.
    [Paper][Talk][Lightning Talk]
  • 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 (TACO), June 2016.
    [Paper]
  • 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 (ICCD), 2016.
    [Paper][Talk]
  • 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 (IISWC), 2016.
    [Paper][Talk]
  • 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 (ITHERM), 2016.
    [Paper][Talk]
  • 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 (TC), April 2016.
    [Paper]
  • 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 (HPCA), 2016.
    [Paper] [Talk]
  • 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 (IISWC), 2015.
    [Paper] [Talk]
  • 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 (EP), 2015.
    [Paper]
  • 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 (MEMSYS), 2015.
    [Paper]
  • 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 (interPACK), 2015.
    [Paper]
  • 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 (ISCA), 2015.
    [Paper][Talk][Lightning Talk]
  • 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 (ISPASS), 2015.
    [Paper] [talk]
  • 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 (IMECE), 2014.
    [Paper]
  • 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 (ICCD), 2014.
    [Paper][Talk]
  • 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 (IISWC), 2014.
    [Paper] [Talk]
  • 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 (PACT), 2014.
    [Paper][Talk]
  • 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 (ISPASS) as a poster abstract, 2014.
    [Paper][Poster]
  • 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 (DAC), 2014.
    [Paper]
  • 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 (TECS), 2014.
    [Paper]
  • 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 (IISWC), 2013.
    [Paper] [Talk][MobileBench]
  • Architectural Thermal Energy Harvesting Opportunities for Sustainable Computing
    Carole-Jean Wu. In Proceedings of the IEEE Computer Architecture Letter (CAL), 2013.
    [Paper]
    Selected for Best of Computer Architecture Letters (CAL) 2014.
    Presented at the IEEE International Symposium on High Performance Computer Architecture (HPCA) — Best of CAL Session, 2015. 

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