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Hardware (B)
Scheduling weakly consistent C concurrency for reconfigurable hardware : IEEE Transactions on Computers

Since its innovation, harnessing the untethered power of multi-core processors has motivated research around the world. In the programming language domain, imposing concurrency via high-level synthesis...
Instruction Set Interpretation (B.1.5...) | Aug 28 18

A FPGA based implementation of Sobel edge detection : Microprocessors & Microsystems

This paper examines the problem of optimizing the space requirements and latency for a field-programmable gate array (FPGA) implementation of a Sobel edge detection filter. Sobel edge detection...
Microprocessors/computers (B.7.1...) | Sep 13 18

Computer Systems Organization (C)
Computational memory: a stepping stone to non-von Neumann computing? : YouTube

The topic of this video presentation is computational memory (CM), a seemingly fascinating new paradigm in computing. The presenter’s approach to the topic is captivating; when you start the video, you just...
Von Neumann Architectures (C.1.1...) | Sep 27 18

Data-driven concurrency for high performance computing : ACM Transactions on Architecture and Code Optimization

While in procedural parallel programming with multithreading lemmas, the synchronization of the sequences of parallel execution of tasks is...
Distributed Architectures (C.1.4...) | Oct 8 18

Data-driven concurrency for high performance computing : ACM Transactions on Architecture and Code Optimization

Fine-grained dataflow computing creates circumstances that technologies, particularly hardware technologies, have difficulty handling. However, techniques...
Distributed Architectures (C.1.4...) | Aug 30 18

VIRTIO-USER: a new versatile channel for kernel-bypass networks : KBNets 17

VIRTIO-USER is a userspace-based channel to facilitate container applications to benefit from kernel-bypass technologies. The authors explain that container networking or operating system (OS) virtualization technologies have...
General (C.2.0) | Sep 19 18

Sleep behavior assessment via smartwatch and stigmergic receptive fields : Personal and Ubiquitous Computing

A stigmergic receptive field (SRF) is suggested as an improved variant of machine learning (ML). The authors successfully prove their proposed variant. They analyze heartbeat rate and accelerometer data coming...
Sensor Networks (C.2.1...) | Oct 18 18

IoT smart homes based on RFID technology: localization systems review : ICEMIS 18

Indoor localization techniques and applications are getting attention in the area of smart homes. This paper focuses on radio frequency identification (RFID)-based localization, because RFID technology has been...
Network Architecture & Design (C.2.1) | Oct 10 18

Low PAPR FBMC : IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications

Peak to average power ratio (PAPR) is an issue in signaling schemes that has gotten more complicated in multicarrier systems. High PAPR not only increases the out-of-band (OOB) radiation, but also requires a...
Wireless Communication (C.2.1...) | Sep 25 18

PerfBound: conserving energy with bounded overheads in on/off-based HPC interconnects : IEEE Transactions on Computers

Network performance is crucial in high-performance computing (HPC), where individual nodes can work together to solve a large problem. Traditionally...
Local & Wide-Area Networks (C.2.5) | Sep 26 18

Hardware (B)

Introduction to logic circuits & logic design with Verilog

This book begins with an introduction to the analog versus digital question, and then describes the advantages of today’s popular digital systems. Like any other digital system book, it starts with a description of the number system. LaMeres then describes the...
Design Styles (B.2.1) | Jul 23 18

Computer Systems Organization (C)

Computer architecture: a quantitative approach (6th ed.)

Computer architecture has evolved over time. Today’s cheap yet powerful computer systems are a result of hardware miniaturization and optimization techniques, among many other factors. Progress will continue as user needs change over time. In order to...
General (C.0) | Aug 13 18

Complex networks

As any computer science (CS) undergraduate knows after a first course on algorithms and data structures, graphs provide the most versatile means to represent any situation. By making explicit the pairwise connections between items, they play a critical role in a vast array of...
General (C.2.0) | Aug 1 18

Smart city networks: through the Internet of Things

The term “smart city” is a trending topic in the world today. Many politicians state that their cities are “smarter” than others. This statement can only be ensured through the application and...
Wireless Communication (C.2.1...) | Jul 27 18

Microservices with Azure

This introductory book on microservices and Microsoft Azure Service Fabric will help readers understand good development practices, that is, using proven architectural patterns to address common architectural challenges associated with the microservices...
Cloud Computing (C.2.4...) | Aug 17 18

Federal cloud computing (2nd ed.)

The title indicates that this is a guide for cloud service providers (CSPs) who deal with the US government; however, many of the sections will not be of interest to this audience. All of the many references are to government documents. Although the research and...
Distributed Systems (C.2.4) | Jul 23 18

High performance computing: modern systems and practices

Either a layperson in programming or an experienced serial programming expert will like this textbook, which presents all the flavors of large-scale and parallel computing. All the relevant topics are covered to...
Super Computers (C.5.1...) | Aug 6 18

Exascale scientific applications

The TOP500 website ( lists the current most powerful computer systems on the planet. The top system at the end of 2017 was capable of more than 125000 teraflops (trillions of floating point operations per second). That this achievement...
Super Computers (C.5.1...) | Jul 23 18

Software (D)

Data science fundamentals for Python and MongoDB

Data science is an important and growing field in computing. This book purports to provide an introduction to data science with Python and MongoDB. It fails on pretty much every level. Here are...
Object-Oriented Programming (D.1.5) | Oct 17 18

Advanced object-oriented programming in R

Computer science (CS) research has changed dramatically in recent years. It now often involves analyzing large datasets and testing hypotheses through a set of statistical tests. Along this line, R is one of the most widely used...
Object-Oriented Programming (D.1.5) | Aug 9 18

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