Multicore Technology: Architecture, Reconfiguration, and Modeling

Muhammad Yasir Qadri, Stephen J. Sangwine

July 26, 2013 by CRC Press
Reference - 491 Pages - 171 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781439880630 - CAT# K13790
Series: Embedded Multi-Core Systems


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  • Includes contributions by top academics and researchers in the field
  • Covers the background of the technology, examples of various configurations, and questions that require further research
  • Contains information on multicore reconfiguration and optimization
  • Targets both high-performance computing (HPC) and embedded communities
  • Provides a survey of the state of the art in the field of multicore technology


The saturation of design complexity and clock frequencies for single-core processors has resulted in the emergence of multicore architectures as an alternative design paradigm. Nowadays, multicore/multithreaded computing systems are not only a de-facto standard for high-end applications, they are also gaining popularity in the field of embedded computing.

The start of the multicore era has altered the concepts relating to almost all of the areas of computer architecture design, including core design, memory management, thread scheduling, application support, inter-processor communication, debugging, and power management. This book gives readers a holistic overview of the field and guides them to further avenues of research by covering the state of the art in this area. It includes contributions from industry as well as academia.


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