Michael Boyer

Ph.D. Student
Computer Engineering Program
University of Virginia
Advisor: Kevin Skadron

Email: mwb7w at cs dot virginia dot edu

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Conference Papers

M. Boyer, K. Skadron, S. Che, and N. Jayasena.
Load Balancing in a Changing World: Dealing with Heterogeneity and Performance Variability.
In Proceedings of the 10th Conference on Computing Frontiers, May 2013. [Paper]

S. Che, J. W. Sheaffer, M. Boyer, L. G. Szafaryn, L. Wang, and K. Skadron.
A Characterization of the Rodinia Benchmark Suite with Comparison to Contemporary CMP Workloads.
In Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Workload Characterization (IISWC), Dec. 2010. [Paper, Software]

S. Che, M. Boyer, J. Meng, D. Tarjan, S.-H. Lee, J. W. Sheaffer, and K. Skadron.
Rodinia: A Benchmark Suite for Heterogeneous Computing.
In Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Workload Characterization (IISWC), Oct. 2009. [Paper, Software]

M. Boyer, D. Tarjan, S. T. Acton, and K. Skadron.
Accelerating Leukocyte Tracking using CUDA: A Case Study in Leveraging Manycore Coprocessors.
In Proceedings of the 23rd IEEE International Symposium on Parallel & Distributed Processing (IPDPS), May 2009. [Paper, Presentation, Software]

D. Tarjan, M. Boyer, and K. Skadron.
Federation: Repurposing Scalar Cores for Out-of-Order Instruction Issue.
In Proceedings of the 45th Conference on Design Automation (DAC), June 2008. [Paper, Presentation]


Journal Papers

M. Boyer, D. Tarjan, and K. Skadron.
Federation: Boosting Per-Thread Performance of Throughput-Oriented Manycore Architectures.
ACM Transactions on Architecture and Code Optimization (TACO), 7(4):1-38, Dec. 2010. [Paper]

S. Che, M. Boyer, J. Meng, D. Tarjan, J. W. Sheaffer, and K. Skadron.
A Performance Study of General-Purpose Applications on Graphics Processors using CUDA.
Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, 68(10):1370-1380, 2008. [Paper]


Workshop Papers

M. Boyer, J. Meng, and K. Kumaran.
Improving GPU Performance Prediction with Data Transfer Modeling.
In Proceedings of the Third International Workshop on Accelerators and Hybrid Exascale Systems (AsHES), May 2013. [Paper]

C. Gregg, M. Boyer, K. Hazelwood, and K. Skadron.
Dynamic Heterogeneous Scheduling Decisions Using Historical Runtime Data.
In Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Applications for Multi- and Many-Core Processors (A4MMC), June 2011. [Paper]

M. Boyer, K. Skadron, and W. Weimer.
Automated Dynamic Analysis of CUDA Programs.
In Third Workshop on Software Tools for MultiCore Systems (STMCS), Apr. 2008. [Paper, Presentation, Software]


Technical Reports

D. Tarjan, M. Boyer, and K. Skadron.
Federation: Out-of-Order Execution using Simple In-Order Cores.
University of Virginia Department of Computer Science Technical Report CS-2007-11, Aug. 2007. [Paper]


Presentations

M. Boyer, S. Che, K. Skadron, and N. Jayasena.
Load Balancing in a Changing World: Dealing with Heterogeneity and Performance Variability.
SRC TECHCON, Sept. 2012. [Presentation, Poster]
Best in Session Award

M. Boyer, S. Che, K. Skadron, N. Jayasena, and J. Gummaraju.
Automatic Intra-Application Load Balancing for Heterogeneous Systems.
SRC TECHCON, Sept. 2011. [Poster]

M. Boyer, S. Che, K. Skadron, J. Gummaraju, and N. Jayasena.
Automatic Intra-Application Load Balancing for Heterogeneous Systems.
AMD Fusion Developer Summit, June 2011. [Presentation]

M. Boyer and K. Skadron.
Task Sharing: Collaborative CPU-GPU Execution.
SRC TECHCON, Sept. 2010. [Poster]

M. Boyer.
Harnessing the Power of GPUs for Non-Graphics Applications.
Union College Computer Science Seminar Series, Apr. 2010. [Presentation]

M. Boyer, D. Tarjan, and K. Skadron.
Federation: Repurposing Scalar Cores for Out-of-Order Execution.
SRC TECHCON, Nov. 2008. [Presentation, Poster]

M. Boyer and J. Spinelli.
Automated Campus Tour Guide.
National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Apr. 2006. [Abstract]

M. Boyer, C. Meyers, and C. Traver.
Using ATACS for Verification of Hazard-Freedom of Phased Logic Wrappers.
SRC Graduate Fellowship Conference, Sept. 2004. [Poster, Newspaper Article]



Undergraduate research:
Handheld campus tour guide
Asynchronous circuit verification



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