Tuesday, 13 April 2021

Session 1: Keynote Address I

Bridging the Moore's Law Performance Gap with Innovation Scaling


Todd Austin (University of Michigan)


The end of Dennard scaling and the tyranny of Ahmdal’s law have created significant barriers to system scaling, leading to a gap between today’s system performance and where Moore’s law predicted it should be. I believe the solution to this problem is to scale innovation. Finding better solutions to improve system performance and efficiency, and doing this more quickly than previously possible could address the growing performance gap. In this talk, I will highlight a number of simple (and not so simple) ideas to address this challenge.

DOI: 10.1145/2668930.2693196

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