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SpiNNaker: the design automation problem: the design automation problem

SpiNNaker: the design automation problem: the design automation problem
SpiNNaker: the design automation problem: the design automation problem
This paper describes the design automation issues and techniques used to design a massively parallel processing platform - SpiNNaker - from a hardware and systems design perspective. The emphasis of this paper is addressing the key problem of resource mapping, where multiple threaded programs are to be targeted onto a hardware platform that consists of multiple ARM cores and other resources such as memory and networks. In addition, the design environment is considered to ensure that a designer can program applications onto this environment in a practical manner.
1049-1056
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Brown, A.
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Lester, D.
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Plana, L.
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Furber, S.
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Wilson, P.
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Brown, A.
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Lester, D.
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Plana, L.
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Furber, S.
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Wilson, P.
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Brown, A., Lester, D., Plana, L., Furber, S. and Wilson, P. (2009) SpiNNaker: the design automation problem: the design automation problem In Advances in Neuro-Information Processing. ICONIP 2008. vol. 5507, Springer Berlin Heidelberg., pp. 1049-1056.

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This paper describes the design automation issues and techniques used to design a massively parallel processing platform - SpiNNaker - from a hardware and systems design perspective. The emphasis of this paper is addressing the key problem of resource mapping, where multiple threaded programs are to be targeted onto a hardware platform that consists of multiple ARM cores and other resources such as memory and networks. In addition, the design environment is considered to ensure that a designer can program applications onto this environment in a practical manner.

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Published date: 2009
Additional Information: Imported from ISI Web of Science
Organisations: EEE

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Local EPrints ID: 270575
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/270575
PURE UUID: 4b94af0b-c24e-48d6-b7f5-bd97fbd438e8

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Date deposited: 21 Apr 2010 07:46
Last modified: 17 Aug 2017 16:30

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Author: A. Brown
Author: D. Lester
Author: L. Plana
Author: S. Furber
Author: P. Wilson

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