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Design Space Exploration for Approximate Computing Systems

estero Tesi all'estero


Parole chiave APPROXIMATE COMPUTING, DIGITAL SYSTEM DESIGN TEST AND VERIFICATION, HARDWARE DESIGN

Riferimenti STEFANO DI CARLO, ALESSANDRO SAVINO

Riferimenti esterni Prof. Alberto Bosio

Gruppi di ricerca TESTGROUP - TESTGROUP

Tipo tesi RESEARCH / EXPERIMENTAL

Descrizione Goals: Implement a Tool for automatically select the best approximate techniques for a given application described in C/C++ or SystemC.
Description:
The intended tool has to be able to perform approximation of C/C++/SystemC algorithms by means of code mutation and design space exploration. The tool must follow a set of requirements:
• Generality: allows the implementation of any approximate computing technique because it makes use of code-mutation.
• Target independence: able to work on algorithm written in C/C++ or SystemC language, but it is able to handle approximate computing techniques at any level of the computing stack.
• Application independence: whenever is the algorithm to approximate, the tool must allow the definition of a custom quality/error function to evaluate each approximate configuration.
• Fast development: the tool must be written in C++ so it could be further extended by means of C++ inheritance.
Learned Outcomes: Compilers theory and practice, Arithmetic algebra, High Level Synthesis (HLS), Alternative Computing Paradigms.

Conoscenze richieste C/C++ programming

Note Possibility to spend half of the Thesis on the École Central de Lyon.


Scadenza validita proposta 27/07/2020      PROPONI LA TUA CANDIDATURA




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