Remembering Nathan Binkert

It is with great regret that I pass on the news that our colleague and friend Nathan Binkert is no longer with us.  Nate passed away unexpectedly on September 21st after collapsing at the...

When to Prototype? When to Simulate?

In this blog article we touch the subject of architectural evaluation methodology. We took the effort to interview some experts and collect opinions from experts on this subject. While...

SIMD Instructions Considered Harmful

In the process of writing a short introduction to RISC-V, we compared RISC-V vector code to SIMD. We were struck by the insidiousness of the SIMD instruction extensions of ARM, MIPS, and...

Leave your OS at home: the rise of library operating systems

The efficiency of Operating Systems (OSes) has always been in the spotlight of systems researchers, ever since the seminal Dijkstra's THE multiprogramming system in early 60s. But the...

Worth the Read

Increasing diversity in the broad field of computing is an ongoing challenge.  Although many people are aware of the "google memo", I don't think many SIGARCH (and adjacent SIG) members...

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Calls for Contributions

Calls for papers, tutorials, workshops, presentations and other technical contributions.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: October 2, 2017 in Washington DC, USA
Call for Papers: HOST 2018
June 20, 2018 in Philadelphia
Call for Papers: PLDI 2018
April 29, 2018 in Boulder
Call for Papers: FCCM 2018
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Calls for Participation

Information on registering and attending conferences, workshops and other events.

October 19, 2017 in Seoul, South Korea
NOCS 2017
October 1, 2017 in Seattle
IISWC 2017
October 14, 2017 in Boston
MICRO 2017
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