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You can also create your personal schedule on the SC11 app (Boopsie) on your smartphone. Simply select a session you want to attend and "add" it to your plan. Continue in this manner until you have created your own personal schedule. All your events will appear under "My Event Planner" on your smartphone.
Sniper: Exploring the Level of Abstraction for Scalable and Accurate Parallel Multi-Core Simulation
SESSION: Multicore Architectural Tools
EVENT TYPE: Paper
TIME: 3:30PM - 4:00PM
AUTHOR(S):Trevor E. Carlson, Wim Heirman, Lieven Eeckhout
ABSTRACT: Two major trends in high-performance computing, namely, larger numbers of cores and the growing size of on-chip cache memory, are creating significant challenges for evaluating the design space of future processor architectures. Fast and scalable simulations are therefore needed to sufficiently explore large multi-core systems within a limited simulation time budget. By bringing together accurate high abstraction analytical models with fast parallel simulation, architects can trade off accuracy with simulation speed to run applications longer, covering a larger portion of the hardware design space. Interval simulation provides this balance, while still providing the detail necessary to observe core-uncore interactions across the entire system. Validations against real hardware show average absolute errors within 25% for a variety of multi-threaded workloads; more than twice as accurate on average than one-IPC simulation. Further, we demonstrate scalable simulation speed of up to 2.0 MIPS when simulating a 16-core system on an 8-core SMP machine.