PhD defense of Benjamin Rouxel (PACAP Team), December 19, 2018 at 10:30, in Metivier meeting room

Hello,
You are cordially invited to attend the PhD defense of Benjamin Rouxel (PACAP Team) that will be held Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 10:30, in Metivier meeting room and for a drink in Sein meeting room.

Jury members :
Claire Pagetti, Research engineer, ONERA
Matthieu Moy, Associate Professor, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1
Frédéric Pétrot, Professor, Université Grenoble Alpes
Joel Goossens, Professor, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Daniel Chillet, Professor, ENSSAT-Université de Rennes 1
Steven Derrien, Professor, Université de Rennes 1
Isabelle Puaut, Professor, Université de Rennes 1

Title :
Minimising shared resource contention when scheduling real-time applications on multi-core architectures

Abstract :
Multi-core architectures using scratch pad memories are very attractive to execute embedded time-critical applications, because they offer a large computational power. However, ensuring that timing constraints are met on such platforms is challenging, because some hardware resources are shared between cores. When targeting the bus connecting cores and external memory, worst-case sharing scenarios are too pessimistic. This thesis propose strategies to reduce this pessimism. These strategies offer to both improve the accuracy of worst-case communication costs, and to exploit hardware parallel capacities by overlapping computations and communications. Moreover, fragmenting the latter allow to increase overlapping possibilities.

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