Team Alchemy

Overall Objectives
Scientific Foundations
New Results
Contracts and Grants with Industry
Other Grants and Activities

Section: Dissemination

Workshops, seminars, invitations

The project-team members have given the following talks and attended the following conferences:

Mounira Bachir
  • LCPC 09, University of Delaware, USA, October 8-10, 2009, “Using The Meeting Graph Framework to Minimise Kernel Loop Unrolling for Scheduled Loops”

Cédric Bastoul
  • Paper presentation at PMEA 2009 (September, Raleigh, North Carolina) Workshop on Programming Models for Emerging Architectures in conjunction with PACT 2009.

  • Poster presentation at PACT 2009 (September, Raleigh, North Carolina) Intl. Conf. on Parallel Architectures and Compilation Techniques.

  • Participation to SPC 2009 Fault-Tolerant Spaceborne Computing Employing New Technologies Workshop (May 26-29, Albuquerque, New Mexico).

Anna Beletska
  • Cocoa' 2009, talk “Computing the transitive closure of a union of affine integer tuple relations”

  • ISPDC 2009, talk “Coarse-Grained Loop Parallelization: Iteration Space Slicing vs Affine Transformations”

Mohamed-Walid Benabderrahmane
  • Poster Pact 2009, “A Conservative Approach to Manipulate Data-Dependent Control Flow in the Polyhedral Model”, with Louis-Noël Pouchet

  • Summer school : Acaces 2009, Fifth International Summer School on Advanced Computer Architecture and Compilation for Embedded Systems July 12 to July 18, 2009 Terrassa (near Barcelona), Spain

Hugues Berry
  • “The Effects of Hebbian Learning on the Structure and Dynamics of Chaotic Neural Networks”, given at the Dept. Electrical and Computer Enginerring, Univ. Wisconsin at Madison, WI, USA, Jan. 13, 2009 (invited by M. Lipasti).

  • “Estimating the effects of intrinsic plasticity on neural network dynamics using a realistic model”, at the “Journees Mathematiques du Vivant”, Laboratory J.A. Dieudonnee, Nice, France, March 25, 2009 (invited by B. Cessac)

  • “ColAge: A systems and synthetic biology approach to the control of bacterial growth and aging”, the 2nd NIH-INRIA workshop on Biomedical Computing, INRIA Rocquencourt, France, June 3, 2009.

  • “Cell biochemistry in cytoplasms with large molecular crowding : anomalous diffusion and bacterial aging”, at the 2nd Paris Workshop on Multi-Agent Systems in Biology at the Meso or Macroscopic Scales, Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France, June 23, 2009 (invited by M. Beurton-Aimar)

Christine Eisenbeis
  • Compilers for Parallel Computers (CPC'09), Zürich, Switzerland, January 7-9, 2009.

  • International Conference on Compilers, Architecture, and Synthesis for Embedded Systems, CASES'09, Grenoble, November 11-15th, 2009.

Grigori Fursin
  • Participation to MICRO'09 (42nd IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Microarchitecture), New York, USA, December 2009

  • invited talk, "Collective Tuning Initiative", presented at the University of Versailles, France, May 2009; presented at the HiPEAC industrial workshop and HiPEAC clusters, Infineon, Munich, Germany, June 2009;

  • paper presentation "Collective Tuning" at the GCC Summit'09, Montreal, Canada, June 2009;

  • invited talk, "Collective Tuning Initiative: collective optimization, run-time adaptation and machine learning", presented at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA, April 2009

  • paper presentation "Collective Optimization" at HiPEAC'09, Cyprus, January 2009

  • paper presentation "Finding representative sets of optimizations for adaptive multiversioning applications" at SMART'09, Cyprus, January 2009

  • invited talk (by EU FP7 commision), "MILEPOST project - using machine learning to automate and speed up program optimization for reconfigurable processors", presented at the Information and Brokerage Conference on Information and Communication Technologies in the EU's 7th Framework, Moscow, Russia, October 2008

  • invited talk, "Enabling Dynamic Optimization and Adaptation for Statically Compiled Programs Using Function Multi-Versioning", presented at ScalPerf'08 (Scalable Approaches to High Performance and High Productivity Computing), Bertinoro, Italy, September 2008

  • invited talk, "Continuous adaptive program optimizations", presented at Reservoir Labs and IBM TJ Watson Research Center, New York, USA, August 2008;

    presented at Imperial College (Software Performance Engineering Laboratory), London, UK, February 2008;

    presented at the Institute of Computing Technology (Chinese Academy of Sciences), Beijing, China, January 2008;

  • invited talk, "Program iterative continuous optimizations, run-time adaptation and machine learning", presented at IBM Toronto Lab (compiler group), Canada, July 2007;

  • invited talk, "Machine learning techniques for iterative program optimizations and run-time adaptation", presented for the TAO group (machine learning group), LRI, Paris-Sud XI University, INRIA and CNRS, France, June 2007;

  • invited talk, "Overview of current activities: Interactive Compilation Interface for fine-grain program optimizations, dataset sensitivity, machine learning to speed up optimizations and DSE, run-time program adaptation, optimizations for heterogeneous computing systems, continuous collective optimizations, HiPEAC activities", presented at Intel (compiler group), Moscow, Russia, February 2007 and at the ISP RAS (Institute for System Programming, Russian Academy of Sciences), Moscow, Russia, February 2007

  • "Continuous run-time adaptation and optimization of statically compiled programs", presented at the UPC, Barcelona, Spain, January 2007.

Albert Cohen
  • Seminar at the U. of Delaware, February 2009, Newark DE: “state of the art in polyhedral compilation for production compilers”.

  • Visit of Reservoir Labs, February 2009, New York.

  • Visit of the group of Markus Püschel and Franz Franchetti, Carnegie Mellon University, February 2009, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

  • Visit of the group of Kathryn O'Brien, of Kenneth Zadeck and David Edelsohn at IBM Research Watson, June 2009, Yorkton Heights, New York.

  • Invited presentation and contribution to a planning meeting for a future European call for research proposals on system- and process-level virtualization, September 2009, Bruxelles.

  • Presentation at the second STMicroelectronics-INRIA Plateform2012 meeting, October 2009, Grenoble.

  • Invited panelist at the LCPC'09 Panel on the future of compilation research and technology, October 2009, Newark, Delaware.

  • Co-organizer (with Joseph Sifakis, Ahmed Jerraya and Benoît Dupont de Dinechin) of the ESWeek'09 Industrial Panel on compilers for embedded multicore architectures, October 2009, Grenoble.

  • Presentation at Dagstuhl Seminar 09481 (SYNCHRON'09), December 2009: “A data-flow synchronous perspective to performance portability”.

  • Seminar at U. Saarbrücken, December 2009: “Languages and compilers for Volkscomputing”.

  • Seminar at U. Passau, December 2009: “Language and compilers for Volkscomputing”.

  • Presentation at the second Bull-INRIA-CEA partnership meeting, December 2009, Rocquencourt.

Philippe Dumont
  • Workshop on PetaScale Computing, First workshop of INRIA-Illinois Petascale Computing Joint Lab, June 10 to June 12, 2009, Paris, France

  • Acaces Summer School, July 12 to July 18, 2009, Terrassa, Spain

  • “ERBIUM: A Deterministic, Low-Level Concurrent Representation for Portability and Scalable Performance”, Synchronics day, December 17 2009, Paris, France

Sean Halle
  • Poster at ACACES 2009 International Conference “Bidirectional Libraries for Portable High Performance Parallelism


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