Transforming Reconfigurable Systems: A Festschrift Celebrating The 60th Birthday Of Professor Peter Cheung

Transforming Reconfigurable Systems: A Festschrift Celebrating The 60th Birthday Of Professor Peter Cheung

A Festschrift Celebrating the 60th Birthday of Professor Peter Cheung

Wayne Luk, George A Constantinides


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Over the last three decades, Professor Peter Cheung has made significant contributions to a variety of areas, such as analogue and digital computer-aided design tools, high-level synthesis and hardware/software codesign, low-power and high-performance circuit architectures for signal and image processing, and mixed-signal integrated-circuit design. However, the area that has attracted his greatest attention is reconfigurable systems and their design, and his work has contributed to the transformation of this important and exciting discipline. This festschrift contains a unique collection of technical papers based on presentations at a workshop at Imperial College London in May 2013 celebrating Professor Cheung's 60th birthday. Renowned researchers who have been inspired and motivated by his outstanding research in the area of reconfigurable systems are brought together from across the globe to offer their latest research in reconfigurable systems. Professor Cheung has devoted much of his professional career to Imperial College London, and has served with distinction as the Head of Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering for several years. His outstanding capability and his loyalty to Imperial College and the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering are legendary. Professor Cheung has made tremendous strides in ensuring excellence in both research and teaching, and in establishing sound governance and strong financial endowment; but above all, he has made his department a wonderful place in which to work and study.Contents:

  • Accelerator-Rich Architectures — Computing Beyond Processors (J Cong)
  • Whither Reconfigurable Computing? (G A Constantinides, S Bayliss and D Boland)
  • An FPGA-Based Floating Point Unit for Rounding Error Analysis (M Frechtling and P H W Leong)
  • The Shroud of Turing (S Furber and A Brown)
  • Smart Module Redundancy — Approaching Cost Efficient Radiation Tolerance (J Gebelein, S Manz, H Engel, N Abel, and U Kebschull)
  • Analysing Reconfigurable Computing Systems (W Luk)
  • Custom Computing or Vector Processing? (S W Moore, P J Fox, A T Markettos and M Naylor)
  • Maximum Performance Computing with Dataflow Technology (M Munday, O Pell, O Mencer and M J Flynn)
  • Future DREAMS: Dynamically Reconfigurable Extensible Architectures for Manycore Systems (L Shannon)
  • Compact Code Generation and Throughput Optimization for Coarse-Grained Reconfigurable Arrays (J Teich, S Boppu, F Hannig and V Lari)
  • Some Statistical Experiments with Spatially Correlated Variation Maps (D B Thomas)
  • On-Chip FPGA Debugging and Validation: From Academia to Industry, and Back Again (S Wilton)
  • Enabling Survival Instincts in Electronic Systems: An Energy Perspective (A Yakovlev)Readership: Graduates and researchers in the fields of programming and computer engineering. Key Features:
    • Focuses on reconfigurable systems, an area where Professor Peter Cheung has contributed much to its progress.
    • Based on presentations at a workshop on 3 May 2013 celebrating Professor Peter Cheung's 60th birthday