By Wim Vanderbauwhede,Khaled Benkrid

High-Performance Computing utilizing FPGA covers the realm of excessive functionality reconfigurable computing (HPRC). This booklet presents an summary of architectures, instruments and purposes for High-Performance Reconfigurable Computing (HPRC). FPGAs supply very excessive I/O bandwidth and fine-grained, customized and versatile parallelism and with the ever-increasing computational wishes coupled with the frequency/power wall, the expanding adulthood and functions of FPGAs, and the arrival of multicore processors which has triggered the popularity of parallel computational versions. The half on architectures will introduce diverse FPGA-based HPC structures: connected co-processor HPRC architectures similar to the CHREC’s Novo-G and EPCC’s  Maxwell platforms; tightly coupled HRPC architectures, e.g. the exhibit hybrid-core laptop; reconfigurably networked HPRC architectures, e.g. the QPACE procedure, and standalone HPRC architectures resembling EPFL’s CONFETTI method. The half on instruments will specialise in high-level programming ways for HPRC, with chapters on C-to-Gate instruments (such as Impulse-C, AutoESL, Handel-C, MORA-C++); Graphical instruments (MATLAB-Simulink, NI LabVIEW); Domain-specific languages, languages for heterogeneous computing(for instance OpenCL, Microsoft’s Kiwi and Alchemy projects).  The half on purposes will current case from  a number of program domain names the place HPRC has been used effectively, similar to Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; monetary Computing; Stencil computations; info retrieval; Lattice QCD; Astrophysics simulations; climate and weather modeling.

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