FPGA-based Infrastructure, With RISC-V Prototype, to Enable Implementation & Evaluation of Cross-Layer Techniques in Real HW (Best Paper Award)

A technical paper titled "MetaSys: A Practical Open-Source Metadata Management System to Implement and Evaluate Cross-Layer Optimizations" was published by researchers at University of Toronto, ETH Zurich, and Carnegie Mellon University. This paper won the Best Paper Award at the HiPEAC 2023 conference. Abstract: "This paper introduces the first open-source FPGA-based infrastructure, MetaSy... » read more

HBM-Enabled FPGA-Based Graph Processing Accelerator

A technical paper titled "ACTS: A Near-Memory FPGA Graph Processing Framework" was published by researchers at University of Virginia and Samsung. Abstract: "Despite the high off-chip bandwidth and on-chip parallelism offered by today's near-memory accelerators, software-based (CPU and GPU) graph processing frameworks still suffer performance degradation from under-utilization of available ... » read more

SpZip: Architectural Support for Effective Data Compression In Irregular Applications

Technical paper link is here. Published in: 2021 ACM/IEEE 48th Annual International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA) Yifan Yang (MIT); Joel Emer (MIT / NVIDIA); Daniel Sanchez (MIT) Abstract: "Irregular applications, such as graph analytics and sparse linear algebra, exhibit frequent indirect, data-dependent accesses to single or short sequences of elements that cause high ma... » read more