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Extending the principle of partially good die allowance to manycore processors, and testing them over time to detect the onset of permanent faults, are only feasible through proper support in the on-chip interconnection network. In fact, this implies the ability to reconfigure the routing algorithm at runtime to reflect changes in network topologies.… (More)
Many researchers are currently at work to assess the congruent multiples in performance and energy efficiency that should be expected by the photonic integration of multi and many-core processors. However, such processors and their interconnection networks are typically viewed as monolithic resources, which fails to capture the most recent trends in the… (More)
Networks-on-chip (NoCs) are today at the core of multi- and many-core systems, acting as the system-level integration framework. In order to support scaling to future device generations, NoCs will struggle to deliver the required communication performance within tight power budgets. In this respect, evolutionary as well as revolutionary interconnect… (More)
Today, multi- and many-core architectures are gaining momentum as a potential source of hardware acceleration, bringing to new challenges for system designers related to both system virtualization and runtime testing. My research activity tackles these challenges exploiting and optimizing the capabilities of reconfiguring the routing function at runtime.