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Memory Interference Characterization and Mitigation for Heterogeneous Smartphones


Abstract The availability of a wide range of general purpose as well as accelerator cores on

modern smartphones means that a significant number of applications can be executed

on a smartphone simultaneously, resulting in an ever increasing demand on the memory

subsystem. While the increased computation capability is intended for improving

user experience, memory requests from each concurrent application exhibit unique

memory access patterns as well as specific timing constraints. If not considered, this

could lead to significant memory contention and result in lowered user experience.

This work first analyzes the impact of memory degradation caused by the interference

at the memory system for a broad range of commonly-used smartphone applica... (more)
Created Date 2016
Contributor SHINGARI, DAVESH (Author) / Wu, Carole-Jean (Advisor) / Vrudhula, Sarma (Committee member) / Shrivastava, Aviral (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Computer engineering / Electrical engineering / Computer science / Caches / Main Memory / Memory Interference / Smartphones
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 78 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Electrical Engineering 2016
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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