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Archive of posts tagged: Advice
From Research To Reality

From Research To Reality

Processor architecture has incorporated many research ideas from the academic community, from SMT to cache allocation policies. In this article, the question we are trying to answer is what makes an idea take hold. What is it about a paper that makes it interesting to...

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Increasing Your Research Impact

Increasing Your Research Impact

Many works present their results; this blog post seeks to aid you in developing your own great results, especially in computer architecture and systems. I learned these lessons over a career leading to an Eckert-Mauchly Award. I structure this blog post with steps of the scientific method.

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Tips for a New Computer Architecture PhD Student

Tips for a New Computer Architecture PhD Student

I have been fortunate enough to have many helpful senior students and two wonderful advisors to learn from throughout my PhD. Now as a senior PhD student myself, I have identified some lessons that proved most valuable as well as common mistakes made by younger...

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