Browse by Author "Adve, Sarita V."

  • Sasanka, Ruchira; Li, Man-Lap; Adve, Sarita V.; Chen, Yen-Kuang; Debes, Eric (2005-07)
    The real-time execution of contemporary complex media applications requires energy-efficient processing capabilities beyond those of current superscalars. We observe that the complexity of contemporary media applications ...

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  • Li, Man-Lap; Sasanka, Ruchira; Adve, Sarita V.; Chen, Yen-Kuang; Debes, Eric (2005-07)
    Multimedia applications are becoming increasingly important for a large class of general-purpose processors. Contemporary media applications are highly complex and demand high performance. A distinctive feature of these ...

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  • Li, Xiaodong; Adve, Sarita V.; Bose, Pradip; Rivers, Jude A. (2007-03)
    This paper concerns the validity of a widely used method for estimating the architecture-level mean time to failure (MTTF) due to soft errors. The method first calculates the failure rate for an architecture-level component ...

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  • Sachs, Daniel Grobe; Yuan, Wanghong; Hughes, Christopher J.; Harris, Albert F., III; Adve, Sarita V.; Jones, Douglas L.; Kravets, Robin H.; Nahrstedt, Klara (2004-02)
    Mobile systems primarily processing multimedia data are expected to become important platforms for pervasive computing. These systems, however, must satisfy large, dynamic demands of multimedia applications subject to ...

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  • Ramachandran, Pradeep; Adve, Sarita V.; Bose, Pradip; Rivers, Jude A.; Srinivasan, Jayanth (2006-08)
    This work concerns appropriate metrics for evaluating microarchitectural enhancements to improve processor lifetime reliability. The most commonly used reliability metric is mean time to failure (MTTF). However, MTTF does ...

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  • Bocchino, Robert L., Jr.; Adve, Vikram S.; Adve, Sarita V.; Snir, Marc (2008-10)
    We examine the problem of providing a parallel programming model that guarantees deterministic semantics. We propose a research agenda focusing on the following questions: 1. How to guarantee determinism in a modern ...

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  • Bocchino, Robert L., Jr.; Adve, Vikram S.; Adve, Sarita V.; Snir, Marc (2008-11)
    We examine the problem of providing a parallel programming model that guarantees deterministic semantics. We propose a research agenda focusing on the following questions: 1. How to guarantee determinism in a modern ...

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  • Li, Man-Lap; Ramachandran, Pradeep; Adve, Sarita V.; Adve, Vikram S.; Zhou, YuanYuan (2007-02)
    With continued CMOS scaling, future shipped hardware will be increasingly vulnerable to in-the-field faults. To be broadly deployable, the hardware reliability solution must incur low overheads, precluding use of expensive ...

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