ProbDesign3

ProbDesign3 - Emerging Technologies of Computation Montek...

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Unformatted text preview: Emerging Technologies of Computation Montek Singh COMP790-084 Oct 11, 2011 Todays topics: more on error metrics more applications architectures and design tools challenges and benefits open questions Today: Probabilistic Design For arithmetic units, error metric based upon an error threshold, errors < are tolerable p = prob (err < ) Error metrics Applications which harness probabilistic behavior algorithms with repeated execution with the same inputs resulting in distinct outcomes (with some prob. distribution) Separate algorithm into deterministic and probabilistic parts Applications Bayesian Inference statistical inference technique mimicking human decision-making process set of hypotheses and probability weights each observation leads to a revision of prob weights Example: Example: Bayesian Networks...
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