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Multicore designs have emerged as the mainstream design paradigm for the microprocessor industry. Unfortunately, providing multiple cores does not directly translate into performance for most applications. The industry has already fallen short of the decades-old performance trend of doubling performance every 18 months. An attractive approach for exploiting(More)
To my family ii ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS First, I would like to express my sincerest gratitude to my advisor, Prof. Scott Mahlke, for his continuous guidance and support. In Korean culture, teacher-student relationships are thought to be very important and respected very much. They are often metaphorically compared to father-son relationships. While I think my(More)
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This dissertation would not have been possible without the guidance and support of many people. First and foremost, I would like to thank my advisor, Scott Mahlke. His insight, expertise, enthusiasm, and encouragement played a large part in my success in graduate school. Without his guidance, this dissertation would not exist. In addition,(More)
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS First, I would like to thank my advisor, Prof. Scott Mahlke, for his continuous guidance and support. His encouragement, enthusiasm, and energy have kept me going at many critical moments of frustration during graduate school. He is always ready to discuss ideas and come up with interesting ways to tackle research problems. This(More)
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