Epigrams on Programming, by Alan J. Perlis.
Proceedings of the IEEE Jan. 2012 is a special issue on cyber-physical systems.
Some interesting papers in IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP) Jan. 2012:
- Smile Detection by Boosting Pixel Differences , by Caifeng Shan in Philips Research Eindhoven.
- An Algorithm for the Contextual Adaption of SURF Octave Selection With Good Matching Performance: Best Octaves
- Three-Dimensional Deformable-Model-Based Localization and Recognition of Road Vehicles
- Preconditioning for Edge-Preserving Image Super Resolution
- Analyzing Image Deblurring Through Three Paradigms
- Highly Parallel Line-Based Image Coding for Many Cores
- A Coarse-to-Fine Subpixel Registration Method to Recover Local Perspective Deformation in the Application of Image Super-Resolution
Some interesting papers in TPAMI Feb. 2012:
- Tracking and Reconstruction in a Combined Optimization Approach , from Oxford and uni-jena.
- Toward a Practical Face Recognition System: Robust Alignment and Illumination by Sparse Representation , from U. of Illinois.
- A Real-Time Deformable Detector , from EPFL.
Managing Complex Mechatronics R&D: A Systems Design Approach , in IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part A: Systems and Humans, Jan. 2012.
Where’s Our Rosie? Why We Don’t Have Domestic Robots Yet, from Time. According to Colin Angle, CEO of iRobot, the future of domestic robots will look more like Roomba than ASIMO. He expects that application-specific robots, instead of general-purposed robots, will dominate the market.
A random collection of papers on efficient implementations of Gaussian filter:
- Anisotropic Gaussian Filtering using Fixed Point Arithmetic , in ICIP 2006.
- Optimizing Gaussian filtering of volumetric data using SSE, in Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience July 2010.
- A modified approximation of 2D Gaussian smoothing filters for fixed-point platforms , in 2011.
Human activity analysis: A review, in ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR) April 2011.
Some interesting papers in Computer Architecture News Sep. 2011:
- The challenges of writing portable, correct and high performance libraries for GPUs(doi), from Northeastern U.
- Surviving the end of frequency scaling with reconfigurable dataflow computing (doi), from Maxeler and Imperial College.
- Parallelism Level Impact on Energy Consumption in Reconfigurable Devices (doi), from IRISA.
- Power profiling and optimization for heterogeneous multi-core systems (doi), from Imperial College.
- A study of an FPGA based flexible SIMD processor (doi), from U. of Tsukuba.
- KPN2GPU: an approach for discovery and exploitation of fine-grain data parallelism in process networks (doi), from Leiden.
- CoreSymphony: an efficient reconfigurable multi-core architecture (doi), from Tokyo Institute of Technology.
- Multicore reconfiguration platform an alternative to RAMPSoC (doi), from Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg.
- Automatic fusions of CUDA-GPU kernels for parallel map (doi), from Masaryk U.
- A biologically plausible real-time spiking neuron simulation environment based on a multiple-FPGA platform (doi), from U. of Ulster.
- Embedded architecture with hardware accelerator for target recognition in driver assistance system (doi), from Université de valenciennes in France.
- Design space exploration of adaptive beamforming acceleration for bedside and portable medical ultrasound imaging (doi), from U. of Hong Kong.
- A discussion on calculating eigenvalues of real symmetric tridiagonal matrices on a GPU (doi), from Nagasaki U.
- An FPGA-based scalable simulation accelerator for tile architectures (doi), from Tokyo Institute of Technology.
- Domain-specific programmable design of scalable streaming-array for power-efficient stencil computation (doi), from Tohoku U.
- An implementation of out-of-order execution system for acceleration of computational fluid dynamics on FPGAs (doi), from Keio U.
A survey of hard real-time scheduling for multiprocessor systems , in ACM Computing Surveys Oct. 2011.
Some interesting papers in TACO Oct. 2011:
- Hybrid analytical modeling of pending cache hits, data prefetching, and MSHRs, by Xi E. Chen and Tor M. Aamodt.
- Managing SMT resource usage through speculative instruction window weighting
- Power gating strategies on GPUs
Some interesting papers in TODAES Oct 2011:
- Memory access optimization in compilation for coarse-grained reconfigurable architectures
- Dynamic data folding with parameterizable FPGA configurations, from the group of Dirk Stroobandt in Ghent.
- Resource-constrained multiprocessor synthesis for floating-point applications on FPGAs
- Timing variation-aware scheduling and resource binding in high-level synthesis
Singular value decomposition based fusion for super-resolution image reconstruction, to appear in Signal Processing: Image Communication.
Inkjet printing for flexible electronics: Materials, processes and equipments , from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in China, in 2010. It is an excellent survey, including a comprehensive comparison between inkjet printing and other manufacturing technologies. It mentions the LP50 machine from OTB in Eindhoven and the electrospinning machine from IME Technologies in Eindhoven.