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ARCS 2018 - 31st International Conference on Architecture of Computing Systems
ARCS 2018

Conference Program

Opening & Sessions

Room for the Opening is the Aula in the Haus der Wissenschaft located at Pockelstra├če 11. The meeting rooms for parallel sessions are located in the same building on other floors. For the lunch breaks the university restaurant (»Mensa«) will offer meals on selection. This includes a variety from meat to vegetarian. Vouchers will be included in the conference fee. The restaurant is located in 3 min walking distance from the conference rooms. Coffee breaks will include coffee, tea, refreshments and cookies two times per day.

Program Booklets

Workshops Monday (PDF) Workshops Tuesday (PDF) Conference (PDF)

Conference Program

Monday, April 9th, 2018
Workshop venue: Haus der Wissenschaft

10:00 - 17:00 Registration

Room: 1st floor, Foyer
12:00 - 16:30 Workshops

6th GI/ITG International Workshop on Self-Optimisation in Autonomic and Organic Computing Systems (SAOS)

Room: Veolia
Time: 12:00 - 16:30

3rd FORMUSIC Workshop

Room: Weitblick
Time: 13:00 - 16:00

13th GI/ITG Workshop on Parallel Algorithms and Systems and Algorithms (PASA)

Room: Aula
Time: 13:00 - 16:30

18:00 Reception and Workshop Dinner
Location: Haus der Wissenschaft

Meeting place and time: 18:00 on-site

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
Conference venue: Haus der Wissenschaft, Room: Aula

08:30 - 16:00 Registration

Room: 1st floor, Foyer
08:30 - 11:30 Workshops

14th GI/ITG Workshop on Dependability and Fault Tolerance (VERFE)

Room: Weitblick
Time: 08:30 - 11:30

2nd Workshop on Computer Architectures in Space (CompSpace)

Room: Veolia
Time: 08:30 - 11:30

11:30 - 12:15 Lunch
12:30 - 12:45 Welcome
12:45 - 13:45 Keynote 1:

»SpiNNaker - biologically-inspired massively-parallel computation«
Steve Furber, University of Manchester

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13:45 - 15:15 Session 1: Embedded Systems
»Trade-off between Performance, Fault Tolerance and Energy Consumption in Duplication-based Taskgraph Scheduling«
Patrick Eitschberger, Simon Holmbacka, and Jörg Keller

»Lipsi: Probably the Smallest Processor in the World«
Martin Schoeberl

»Superlinear Scalability in Parallel Computing and Multi-Robot Systems: Shared Resources, Collaboration, and Network Topology«
Heiko Hamann
15:15 - 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 - 16:30 Session 2: Multicore Systems
»Closed Loop Controller for Multicore Real-time Systems«
Johannes Freitag, and Sascha Uhrig

»Optimization of the GNU OpenMP Synchronization Barrier in MPSoC«
Maxime France-Pillois, Jérôme Martin, and Frédéric Rousseau
17:00 - 18:30 Guided city tour

Meeting place and time: 17:00 at the Tourist Information, Kleine Burg 14, 38100 Braunschweig, Germany
Participiants can walk there together from Haus der Wissenschaft.

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18:30 - 22:00 Organized Dinner
Location: Gastwerk

Meeting place and time: 18:30 at Radizo Brasil (Gastwerk), Mittelweg 7, 38106 Braunschweig, Germany

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Wednesday, April 11th, 2018
Conference venue: Haus der Wissenschaft, Room: Veolia / Weitblick

08:00 - 9:00 Keynote 2:

»Harnessing ARM Technologies in Research and Education«
Xabier Iturbe, ARM Ltd.

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09:00 - 10:00 Session 3: Analysis and Optimization
»Ampehre: An Open Source Measurement Framework for Heterogeneous Compute Nodes«
Achim Lösch, Alex Wiens, and Marco Platzner

»A Hybrid Approach for Runtime Analysis Using a Cycle and Instruction Accurate Model«
Sebastian Rachuj, Christian Herglotz, Marc Reichenbach, André Kaup, and Dietmar Fey
10:00 - 10:15 Coffee Break
10:15 - 12:15 Session 4: On-Chip and off-Chip Networks
»A CAM-free Exascalable HPC Router«
Caroline Concatto, Jose A. Pascual, Javier Navaridas, Joshua Lant, Andrew Attwood, Mikel Lujan and, John Goodacre

»Lightweight Hardware Synchronization for Avoiding Buffer Overflows in Network-on-Chips«
Martin Frieb, Alexander Stegmeier, Jörg Mische, and Theo Ungerer

»Network Optimization for Safety-Critical Systems Using Software-Defined Networks«
Cora Perner »CaCAO: Complex and Compositional Atomic Operations for NoC-based Manycore Platforms«
Sven Rheindt, Andreas Schenk, Srivatsa Akshay, Thomas Wild, and Andreas Herkersdorf
12:15 - 13:15 Lunch
13:15 - 14:15 Session 5: Memory Models and Systems I
»Redundant Execution on Heterogeneous Multi-Cores Utilizing Transactional Memory«
Rico Amslinger, Sebastian Weis, Christian Piatka, Florian Haas, and Theo Ungerer

»Improving the Performance of STT-MRAM LLC through Enhanced Cache Replacement Policy«
Pierre-Yves Péneau, David Novo, Florent Bruguier, Lionel Torres, Gilles Sassatelli, and Abdoulaye Gamatie
14:15 - 14:45 Coffee Break
14:45 - 15:45 Session 6: Memory Models and Systems II
»On Automated Feedback-Driven Data Placement in Multi-tiered Memory«
T. Chad Effler, Adam P. Howard, Tong Zhou, Michael R. Jantz, Kshitij A. Doshi, and Prasad A. Kulkarni

»Operational Characterization of Weak Memory Consistency Models«
Maximilian Senftleben and Klaus Schneider
16:00 Social Event and Conference Dinner
Location: Autostadt

Meeting place and time: 16:00, Haus der Wissenschaft

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Thursday April 12th, 2018
Conference venue: Haus der Wissenschaft, Room: Veolia / Weitblick

08:00 - 09:30 Session 7: Energy Efficient Systems
»A Tightly Coupled Heterogeneous Core with Highly Efficient Low-Power Mode«
Yasumasa Chidai, Kojiro Izuoka, Ryota Shioya, Masahiro Goshima, and Hideki Ando

»Performance-Energy Trade-off in CMPs with Per-Core DVFS«
Solomon Abera Bekele, M. Balakrishnan, and Anshul Kumar

»Towards Fine-grained DVFS in Embedded Multi-core CPUs«
Giuseppe Massari, Federico Terraneo, Michele Zanella, and Davide Zoni
09:30 - 09:45 Coffee Break
09:45 - 11:15 Session 8: Partial Reconfiguration
»Evaluating Auto-adaptation Methods for Fine-grained Adaptable Processors«
Joost Hoozemans, Jeroen van Straten, Zaid Al-Ars, and Stephan Wong

»HLS Enabled Partially Reconfigurable Module Design«
Nicolae Grigore, Charalampos Kritikakis, and Dirk Koch

»Hardware Acceleration in Genode OS Using Dynamic Partial Reconfiguration«
Alexander Doerflinger, Mark Albers, Bjoern Fiethe, and Harald Michalik
11:15 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30 Session 9: Large Scale Computing
»Do Iterative Solvers Benefit From Approximate Computing? An Evaluation Study Considering Orthogonal Approximation Methods«
Michael Bromberger, Markus Hoffmann, and Robin Rehrmann

»A Flexible FPGA-based Inference Architecture for Pruned Deep Neural Networks«
Thorbjörn Posewsky and Daniel Ziener
12:30 Closing Remarks

LNCS Vol 10172

The proceedings of ARCS 2018 are published in the Springer Lecture Notes on Computer Science (LNCS) series, Vol 10793.


Prof. Dr. Mladen Berekovic

Technical University of Braunschweig
Chair for Chip Design for Embedded Computing
Mühlenpfordtstraße 23
38106 Braunschweig, Germany

Tel.: +49 531 391 2376
Fax: +49 531 391 2375


Take a Look at the Conference ProgramFeb. 19, 2018
A preliminary program is now available online as well as some information about the social events.

Welcome to Braunschweig, Visitors of ARCS 2018Feb. 16, 2018
For travelling to Braunschweig some information can be found here. For your stay you can find some information about accommodation on the corresponding page. Also, some information about the City of Braunschweig is available. Have a good time.

Join the ARCS 2018 Conference TodayJan. 22, 2018
The registration for conference and associated workshops is now open. Early registration rates apply until March 11, 2018.

Opening of Registration DelayedJan. 18, 2018
Registration will be open in week 04, we are sorry for the delay.

Conference Workshops are AnnouncedDec. 05, 2017
The workshops within the ARCS 2018 conference are announced. We are looking forward to VERFE, SAOS, FORMUS3IC, CompSpace, and PASA.