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Sponsored by

National Center for Supercomputing Applications University of Manchester NSF Center for High-Performance Reconfigurable Computing OpenFPGA
These sponsors are members of OpenFPGA


RSSI Corporate Sponsors

Altera AMD Intel Mitrionics Nallatech SGI SRC

Organizing Committee

General Chair
Rob Pennington
Program Chair
Volodymyr Kindratenko
Exhibit Chair
Craig Steffen
Communications Chair
Trish Barker
Local Arrangement Co-Chairs
Deanna Spivey
Susan Vinson
Alan D. George
CHREC
Mike Pettipher
Manchester
Michael Showerman
NCSA
Eric Stahlberg
OpenFPGA
Kevin Wohlever
Ohio Supercomputer
Center

Technical Program Committee

Dave Bennett
Xilinx
Robert J. Brunner
University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign
Duncan Buell
University of South
Carolina
Katherine Compton
University of
Wisconsin-Madison
Aravind Dasu
Utah State University
Daniel Denning
Nallatech
Matthias Fouquet-Lapar
SGI
Tarek El-Ghazawi
The George Washington
University
Alan D. George
CHREC
Maya Gokhale
LLNL
Martin Herbordt
Boston University
Volodymyr Kindratenko
NCSA
Martin Langhammer
Altera
Stefan Möhl
Mitrionics
Gregory D. Peterson
University of Tennessee
Dan Poznanovic
SRC Computers
David Raila
University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign
Melissa C. Smith
Clemson University
Eric Stahlberg
OpenFPGA
Craig Steffen
NCSA
Olaf O. Storaasli
Oak Ridge National
Laboratory
Dave Strenski
Cray

Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Reconfigurable Systems Summer Institute (RSSI'08)

July 7-9, 2008

National Center for Supercomputing Applications
1205 W. Clark St., Urbana, Illinois

Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Opening Session

Chair: Rob Pennington, NCSA deputy director.

Opening remarks from NCSA Director Thom Dunning and Melanie Loots, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Keynote address: Reconfigurable Computing: It's Like Deja-vu All Over Again
José Muñoz, National Science Foundation Office of Cyberinfrastructure

Technology

Chair: Volodymyr Kindratenko, NCSA

Computational Density of Fixed and Reconfigurable Multi-Core Devices for Application Acceleration
Jason Williams, Alan D. George, Justin Richardson, Kunal Gosrani, Siddarth Suresh, NSF CHREC Center, University of Florida

RAMP Blue: Implementation of a Multicore 1008 Processor FPGA System
D. Burke, J. Wawrzynek, K. Asanovic, A. Krasnov, A. Schultz, G. Gibeling, P.-Y. Droz, University of California, Berkeley

Exhibitor presentations
Impulse, Cebatech, Pico Computing, AlphaData, AutoESL, OptNGN

Technology

Chair: Kevin Wohlever, Ohio Supercomputer Center

Foundation for FPGA Acceleration
Martin Langhammer, Altera

Building HPC applications Using Intel® QuickAssist Technology - Accelerator Abstraction Layer Software
Joe Grecco, Intel

The Real Challenges for Accelerated Computing
Jay Owen, AMD

Compilers and Optimization

Chair: Eric Stahlberg, Wittenberg University

Parallel Programming of High-Performance Reconfigurable Computing Systems with Unified Parallel C
Tarek El-Ghazawi, Olivier Serres, Samy Bahra, Miaoqing Huang and Esam El-Araby, The George Washington University

LLVM-CHiMPS: Compilation Environment for FPGAs Using LLVM Compiler Infrastructure and CHiMPS Computational Model
Seung Jae Lee, David Raila, Volodymyr Kindratenko, NCSA, University of Illinois

SRC MAPstation™ Image Processing: Edge Detection
David Caliga, SRC Computers

Poster Presentations

Posters and Exhibits


SCAN Cryptoprocessor
Raghudeep Kannavara, Nikolaos Bourbakis, Apostolos Dollas, Wright State University

Inquiry: Robust Facial Recognition with Reconfigurable Platforms
Andrew Kruzner, Jack Merwin, Derek Rollend, Ananth Nallamuthu, Chirag Gupta, Melissa C. Smith, Clemson University

Evaluation of a Dynamic Load-Balancing Molecular Dynamics Application using Automated HW/SW Architecture Generation
Christopher Rogers, Matthew Areno, Brandon Eames, Utah State University

Implementing Closed-Form Expressions on FPGAs Using the NAL, with Comparison to CUDA GPU and Cell BE Implementations
Robin Bruce, Javier Setoain, Richard Chamberlain, Malachy Devlin, Rosa M. Badia, Nallatech

Implementation of a CORDIC-based Double Precision Exponential Core on an FPGA
Robin Pottathuparambil, Ron Sass, University of North Carolina-Charlotte

A Methodology for Deriving an Efficient, Application-Specific, FPGA-Based Pipelined Processor
Jonathan Phillips, Aravind Dasu, Utah State University

Evaluation of two-electron repulsion integrals over Gaussian basis functions on SRC-6 reconfigurable computer
Volodymyr Kindratenko, Ivan Ufimtsev, and Todd MartÝz, NCSA, University of Illinois

Nallatech Software Tools on the Maxwell FPGA Parallel Computer
Craig Steffen, NCSA, University of Illinois

Experiences on 64 and 150 FPGA Systems
Olaf Storaasli, Dave Strenski, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

MP3 decoding on FPGA: A case study for floating point acceleration
Alex Papakonstantinou, Yohannes Kifle, Gregory Lucas, Deming Chen, University of Illinois
Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Systems

Chair: Craig Steffen, NCSA

The Importance of Data Centricity in an Increasingly Parallel Computing World
Allan Cantle, Nallatech

This Year at SRC: Dr. George is Right
Jon Huppenthal, SRC Computers

Accelerators in Commercial Clusters
Chris Lindahl, SGI

Algorithms and Applications

Chair: Volodymyr Kindratenko, NCSA

Computational Models for FPGA-Based Computing with Case Studies in Molecular Modeling
Martin Herbordt, Yongfeng Gu, Tom VanCourt, Josh Model, Bharat Sukhwani, Matt Chiu, Boston University

Divide-and-Conquer Approach for Designing Large-operand Functions on Reconfigurable Computers
Miaoqing Huang, Esam El-Araby, Tarek El-Ghazawi, The George Washington University

Computed Tomography (CT) Scan Image Reconstruction on the SRC-7
David Pointer, SRC Computers

 

Questions? Contact ask@rssi2008.org. RSSI is organized by the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, the University of Manchester, the NSF Center for High-Performance Reconfigurable Computing, and OpenFPGA.


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