WARP is a forum for the builders in our community to share their practical on-the-ground experiences, to provide a status update on their progress, and to convey insights for those considering prototyping, emulating, or modeling their ideas. This year's workshop will be held in a full-day session and features eight papers and presentations from platform vendors.

Advance Program

Saturday, June 20, 2009

8:45 am - 9:00 am
David Penry, Brigham Young University

Session 1: Hardware Platforms
Session Chair: Derek Chiou, UT Austin

9:00 am - 9:30 am
ScalableCore: The Concept of Practical and Low-Cost Prototyping System for Many-Core Processor Research and Education
Shinya Takamaeda, Shimpei Watanabe, Takefumi Miyoshi, Kenji Kise
Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan Science and Technology Agency

9:30 am - 10:00 am
Accelerate Multi-core Architecture Research with BEE3
Chen Chang, CTO
BEEcube, Inc.

10:00 am - 10:45 am

Session 2: Gateware Platforms
Session Chair: David Penry, BYU

10:45 am - 11:15 am
A PowerPC Design for Architectural Research Prototyping
Kattamuri Ekanadham, Jessica H. Tseng, Pratap Pattnaik, Asif Khan, Murali Vijayaraghavan, Arvind

11:15 am - 11:45 am
RAMP Gold: An FPGA-based Architecture Simulator for Multiprocessors
Zhangxi Tan, Andrew Waterman, Rimas Avizienis, Yunsup Lee, David Patterson, Krste Asanović
UC Berkeley

Lunch (on your own)
11:45 am - 1:45 pm

Session 3: Tool Chains
Session Chair: James Hoe, CMU

1:45 pm - 2:15 pm
Niket Choudhary, Salil Wadhavkar, Tanmay Shah, Sandeep Navada, Hashem Hashemi, Eric Rotenberg

2:15 pm - 2:45 pm
Issues in Hybrid Simulator Synthesis
Zhuo Ruan, David A. Penry
Brigham Young University

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm
Fast Evaluation Methodology for Automatic Custom Hardware Prototyping
Cecilia Gonzalez, Daniel Jimenez-Gonzalez, Xavier Martorell, Carlos Alvarez, Georgi Gaydadjiev
Barcelona Supercomputing Center, UPC, Technical University of Delft

3:15 pm - 4:00 pm

Session 4: Prototyping Experiences
Session Chair: David Penry, BYU

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
An accelerator-based wireless sensor network processor in 130nm CMOS
Mark Hempstead, Gu-Yeon Wei, David Brooks
Harvard University

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
The Axon Network Device: Prototyping with NetFPGA
Jeffrey Shafer, Mike Foss, Scott Rixner, Alan L. Cox
Rice University

Discussion session
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm (or until we're tired of talking)

Open microphone for discussion