Introduction

Introduction - Montek Singh COMP790-084 Tue/Thu...

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Unformatted text preview: Montek Singh COMP790-084 Tue/Thu 11am-12:15pm, FB008 Aug 23, 2011 Brief overview of emerging trends/ technologies Course objectives Course format (lecture, talk, grading, etc.) Course schedule Emerging trends in silicon technology Emerging non-silicon technologies Multi-core/many-core How many cores do we want? On-chip networking Inside of a chip begins to look like a computer network! GPU/CPU convergence AMD Fusion APU 2-4 x86 CPU cores SIMD array with 240-400 Radeon cores Threshold computing Probabilistic computing Result is correct only with probability P Bottom two consumer 5-10x less energy Energy harvesting systems Scavenge energy from environment Use energy very sparingly! DNA-based self-assembly Quantum dot cellular automata Nanomagnetics Digital microfluidics Brownian circuits Others Use DNA as scaffolding to put nanowires and devices together! Pair of dots represent a bit Can make wires and gates! Cellular automata built using tiny magnets Super energy- efficient a million times! Manipulate tiny fluid droplets Inkjet printing Molecular biology lab-on-a-chip RA position COMP 991 project COMP 790 seminar course (this class)...
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This note was uploaded on 11/28/2011 for the course COMP 790 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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