zo 17 februari 2013

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(Note: the following is a rework of the preface of my thesis [1])

When I joined the CSA group in September 2008, my supervisor Chris Jesshope tasked me thus: “We made this novel chip called a Microgrid, and we want a C compiler to program it. Do it.”

This is ...

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vr 15 februari 2013

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Twelve years ago, at my first job at a University, my supervisor told my colleague and I: “I am writing a book about finite state automata. I want an interactive tool to show people what I’m doing.” So my colleague and I built Vaucanson.

During that project I discovered ...

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do 14 februari 2013

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Background

Heat on chip

Computer chips become hotter when they are used. If they become too hot, they break. Also, if they become just a little hot enough, they consume much more power to get the same amount of work done. Therefore, to protect chips and increase their power efficiency ...

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ma 28 januari 2013

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