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ARCS 2017 - 30th International Conference on Architecture of Computing Systems
ARCS 2017

Conference Program

Sunday, April 2nd, 2017

18:00 An informal get-together for all, who prefer enjoying dinner on the eve of the opening of the conference in the companionship of fellow conference attendees (not included in the registration fee).

Sky Cafe.Restaurant.Bar
Kärntner Straße 19
1010 Vienna, Austria

Meeting time: 18:00 on-site.

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

10:00 - 17:00 Registration
12:00 - 17:00 Workshops

International Workshop on Self-Optimisation in Autonomic and Organic Computing Systems (SAOS)
Keynote: »Collective Dynamics and Self-Optimisation in Large-Scale Networked Computer Systems«
Speaker: Jean Botev, University of Luxembourg

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Room: Conference Room (Kontaktraum) on the 6th floor

Workshop on Dependability and Fault Tolerance (VERFE) & Workshop on Computer Architectures in Space (CompSpace)

Room: SR351 (1st floor)

FORMUS3IC - Workshop

Room: SR125 (2nd floor)

19:00 Reception and Workshops Dinner at a typical Viennese »Heuriger«:
Kahlenbergerstraße 20
1190 Wien, Austria
located next to the terminal stop of tram line D in Wien-Nußdorf.

Meeting place and time: Foyer of the conference building at 17:45.

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
Conference venue: Conference Room (Kontaktraum) on the 6th floor

08:30 - 17:00 Registration
08:30 - 12:00 Workshops

International Workshop on Self-Optimisation in Autonomic and Organic Computing Systems (SAOS)

Room: Conference Room (Kontaktraum) on the 6th floor

FORMUS3IC - Workshop

Room: SR125 (2nd floor)

12:00 - 13:15 Lunch
13:15 - 13:30 Opening
13:30 - 14:30 Keynote 1:

»Exploring New Worlds: The Rosetta/Philae Mission and its Challenges to Computer Architecture«
Stephan Ulamec, DLR

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14:30 - 15:30 Session 1: Resilience

»Effectiveness of Software-Based Hardening for Radiation-Induced Soft Errors in Real-Time Operating Systems«
Thiago Santini, Christoph Borchert, Christian Dietrich, Horst Schirmeier, Martin Hoffmann, Olaf Spinczyk, Daniel Lohmann, Flavio Wagner and Paolo Rech

»Fault-tolerant Execution on COTS Multi-core Processors with Hardware Transactional Memory Support«
Florian Haas, Sebastian Weis, Theo Ungerer, Gilles Pokam and Youfeng Wu
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:30 Session 2: Accelerators

»OpenCL-based 6D-Vision on Heterogeneous System on Chips«
Michael Bromberger, Michael Scharrer, Steffen Ehrle, Lukas Erlinghagen and Jens Schick

»Hardware-accelerated Radix-Tree based string sorting for Big Data applications«
Christopher Blochwitz, Julian Wolff, Jan Moritz Joseph, Stefan Werner, Dennis Heinrich, Sven Groppe and Thilo Pionteck

»Boosting Java Performance using GPGPUs«
James Clarkson, Christos Kotselidis, Gavin Brown and Mikel Lujan
18:00 Guided city tour including a voucher for the Palmenhaus | Cafe - Brasserie - Bar located in the Burggarten of the Imperial Palace Hofburg in the first district of Vienna at the end of the tour offering an opportunity for socializing, enjoying a drink and/or a snack or dinner.

Meeting place and time: Foyer of the conference building at 17:45.

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
Conference venue: Conference Room (Kontaktraum) on the 6th floor

08:30 - 17:00 Registration
09:00 - 10:00 Keynote 2:

»ARM HPC : Supercomputing on a Lower Power Budget«
Chris Goodyer, ARM

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10:00 - 11:00 Session 3: System and Application Performance

»A Low Noise Unikernel for Extrem-Scale Systems«
Stefan Lankes, Simon Pickartz and Jens Breitbart

»A New Approach to Detecting Execution Phases using Performance Monitoring Counters«
Saman Khoshbakht and Nikitas Dimopoulos
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 13:00 Session 4: Memory Systems

»Adaptive and scalable predictive page policies for high core-count server CPUs«
Tameesh Suri and Aneesh Aggarwal

»A method for fast evaluation of sharing set management strategies in cache coherence protocol«
Julie Dumas, Eric Guthmuller, César Fuguet Tortolero and Frédéric Pétrot

»HBM-Resident Prefetching for Heterogeneous Memory System«
Mahzabeen Islam, Krishna Kavi, Mitesh Meswani, Soumik Banerjee and Nuwan Jayasena
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 16:00 Session 5: Parallelism and Many-Core Systems

»Reduced Complexity Many-Core: Timing Predictability Due To Message-Passing«
Jörg Mische, Martin Frieb, Alexander Stegmeier and Theo Ungerer

»Parallel Forwarding for Efficient Bandwidth Utilization in Networks-on-Chip«
Elham Momenzadeh, Mehdi Modarressi, Masoud Daneshtalab and Abbas Mazloumi

»PLSS: A Scheduler for Multi-core Embedded Systems«
Solomon Abera Bekele, M Balakrishnan and Anshul Kumar

»Exploring ILP and TLP on a Polymorphic VLIW Processor«
Anthony Brandon, Joost Hoozemans, Jeroen van Straten and Stephan Wong

Conference Dinner at the k.u.k. Historic Restaurant Piaristenkeller
Piaristengasse 45
1080 Wien, Austria
located in a 300-year-old former monestary cellar including a visit to the Emperor Franz Joseph Hat Museum and the Royal Wine Treasure Vault.

Dinner Speech: »From Mailüfterl to VSC-X and SuperMUC«
Arndt Bode, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Leibniz Supercomputing Centre and TU Munich

Meeting place and time: 18:30 on-site.
Travel information: Take tram No. 2 from the stop »Kärntner Ring/Oper« in the direction of »Ottakringer Straße«. Exit at stop »Lederergasse«, the closest stop to the dinner location. From there the Piaristenkeller is located within an 8 minute walking distance.

Thursday April 6th, 2017
Conference venue: Conference Room (Kontaktraum) on the 6th floor

09:00 - 10:00 Keynote 3:

»Parallel Heterogeneous Node Programming: A Work in Progress«
Barbara Chapman, SUNY Stonybrook

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10:00 - 11:00 Session 6: Scheduling

»Scheduling of Datacompression on Distributed Systems with Time- and Event-Triggered Messages«
Damian Ludwig and Roman Obermaisser

»Semi-partitioned mixed-criticality scheduling«
Muhammad Ali Awan, Konstantinos Bletsas, Pedro F. Souto and Eduardo Tovar
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 13:00 Session 7: Power and Energy

»DVFS Space Exploration in Power Constrained Processing-in-Memory Systems«
Marko Scrbak, Joseph Greathouse, Nuwan Jayasena and Krishna Kavi

»Data Center Energy Optimization through Dynamic Load Management for Virtualized Network Functions«
Andreas Oeldemann, Thomas Wild and Andreas Herkersdorf

»Dynamic Power Management in a Heterogeneous Processor Architecture«
Frehiwot Melak Arega, Markus Hähnel and Waltenegus Dargie
13:00 Closing Messages

LNCS Vol 10172

The proceedings of ARCS 2017 are published in the Springer Lecture Notes on Computer Science (LNCS) series, Vol 10172.


Univ.-Prof. Dr. Jens Knoop

Vienna University of Technology
Institute of Computer Languages
Compilers and Languages Group
Argentinierstr. 8
1040 Vienna, Austria

Tel.: ++43-1-58801-18510
Fax: ++43-1-58801-18598


The Conference is Around the CornerMar. 30, 2017
The conference program is complete now and available here including all social events, meeting points and times, and venue information. You can also download the complete Program Booklet here. Everything is now ready to welcome you to Vienna and the ARCS 2017.

Take a Look at the Con- ference ProgramFeb. 10, 2017
A preliminary program is now available online as well as some information about the social events.

Welcome to Vienna, Visitors of ARCS 2017Feb. 02, 2017
For travelling to Vienna some information can be found here. For your stay you can find some information about accommodation and, of course, sightseeing on the corresponding pages. Also, some information about the City of Vienna is available. Have a good time.

Join the ARCS 2017 Conference TodayJan. 26, 2017
The registration for conference and associated workshops is now open. Early registration rates apply until March 13, 2017.

Conference Workshops are AnnouncedDec. 05, 2016
The workshops within the ARCS 2017 conference are announced. We are looking forward to VERFE, SAOS, FORMUS3IC, and CompSpace.