Peer-reviewed Publications

2019

  • Wolfgang Roth, Günther Schindler, Holger Fröning, Franz Pernkopf, Training Discrete-Valued Neural Networks with Sign Activations Using Weight Distributions, European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML-PKDD 2019), Würzburg, Germany. (acceptance rate: 17.7%, 130/734) (accepted for publication)
  • Günther Schindler, Wolfgang Roth, Franz Pernkopf, Holger Fröning, Parameterized Structured Pruning for Deep Neural Networks, arXiv:1906.05180 [CoRR.cs], June 2019. [link]
  • Matthias Hauck, Marcus Paradies, Holger Fröning, Software-based Buffering of Associative Operations on Random Memory Addresses, 33rd IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS), May 20-24, 2019, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. [pdf]
  • Alexander Matz, Holger Fröning, Quantifying the NUMA Behavior of Partitioned GPGPU Applications, 12th Workshop on General Purpose Processing Using GPU (GPGPU 2019) @ ASPLOS 2019, April 13, Providence, RI, USA. (acceptance rate: 40%, 6/15) [pdf]
  • Felix Zahn, Pedro Yebenes, Jesus Escudero-Sahuquillo, Pedro Javier Garcia, Holger Fröning, Effects of Congestion Management on Energy Saving Techniques in Interconnection Networks, 5th IEEE International Workshop of High-Perfomance Interconnection Networks in the Exascale and Big-Data Era. In conjunction with IEEE HPCA 2019. Washington D.C., USA. February 17, 2019. [pdf]
  • Christoph Gratl, Manfred Mücke, Günther Schindler and Holger Fröning, Towards efficient mapping of BNNs onto embedded targets using Tensorflow/XLA, 1st Workshop on Emerging Deep Learning Accelerators (EDLA), co-located with the HiPEAC 2019 Conference, January 21-23, 2019, Valencia, Spain. [link]
  • S.-Kazem Shekofteh, Hamid Noori, Mahmoud Naghibzadeh, Hadi Sadoghi Yazdi, Holger Fröning, Metric Selection for GPU Kernel Classification, ACM Transactions on Architecture and Code Optimization (TACO), 15, 4, Article 68 (January 2019). (invited for HiPEAC 2019 conference presentation) [link]

2018

  • Franz Pernkopf, Wolfgang Roth, Matthias Zoehrer, Lukas Pfeifenberger, Günther Schindler, Holger Fröning, Sebastian Tschiatschek, Robert Peharz, Matthew Mattina, Zoubin Ghahramani, Efficient and Robust Machine Learning for Real-World Systems, arXiv:1812.02240 [CoRR.cs], December 2018. [link]
  • Günther Schindler, Matthias Zöhrer, Franz Pernkopf, and Holger Fröning, Towards Efficient Forward Propagation on Resource-Constrained Systems, European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML-PKDD 2018), Sept 10-14, Dublin, Ireland. (acceptance rate: 26%, 92/354) [pdf] [DOI]
  • Alejandro Santos, Wainer Vandelli, Pedro Garcia, and Holger Fröning, Buffer Provisioning for Large-Scale Data-Acquisition Systems, 12th ACM International DEBS Conference on Distributed Event-based Systems (DEBS’18), June 25-29, 2018, Hamilton, New Zealand. (acceptance rate: 38.7%) [preprint]
  • Alejandro Santos, Pedro Javier Garcia, Wainer Vandelli, and Holger Fröning, Modeling Resource Utilization of a Large Data Acquisition System. In: Liu ZA. (eds) Proceedings of International Conference on Technology and Instrumentation in Particle Physics (TIPP) 2017. Springer Proceedings in Physics, vol 212. Springer, Singapore. [preprint]
  • Felix Zahn, Armin Schaeffer, and Holger Fröning, Evaluating Energy Saving Strategies on Torus, K-Ary N-Tree, and Dragonfly, 4th IEEE International Workshop on High-Performance Interconnection Networks in the Exascale and Big-Data Era (HiPINEB 2018), in conjunction with HPCA 2018, Feb 24, 2018, Vienna, Austria. (acceptance rate 60%, 6/10) [pdf]
  • Matthias Zöhrer, Lukas Pfeifenberger, Günther Schindler, Holger Fröning, and Franz Pernkopf, Resource Efficient Deep Eigenvector Beamforming, 2018 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 15–20 April 2018, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. [pdf]
  • Alexander Matz, Holger Fröning, Enabling Automatic Partitioning of Data-Parallel Kernels with Polyhedral Compilation, Second LLVM Performance Workshop, presentation only, in conjunction with CGO, Feb 24, 2018, Vienna, Austria. [link]
  • Felix Zahn, Steffen Lammel and Holger Fröning, On Link Width Scaling for Energy-Proportional Direct Interconnection Networks, Wiley Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, 2018. (impact factor 2017: 1.133) [link]

2017

  • Günther Schindler, Manfred Mücke, Holger Fröning, Linking Application Description with Efficient SIMD Code Generation for Low-Precision Signed-Integer GEMM, 10th Workshop on UnConventional High Performance Computing 2017 (UCHPC 2017), in conjunction with EuroPAR 2017, August 28/29, 2017, Santiago de Compostela, Spain. [pdf]
  • Holger Fröning, Günther Schindler, Andreas Kugel, Jeffrey Young, Exploring BSP styles of computing for near-data processing and processing-in-memory, International Workshop on FPGAs and 3-D Stacked Memory Architectures: The Hybrid Memory Cube, in conjunction with 27th International Conference on Field-Programmable Logic and Applications (FPL 2017), Sept 8, 2017, Ghent, Belgium. [pdf]
  • Alejandro Santos, Wainer Vandelli, Pedro Garcia, and Holger Fröning, Modeling and Validating Time, Buffering, and Utilization of a Large-Scale, Real-Time Data Acquisition System, International Workshop on Modeling and Simulation of Parallel and Distributed Systems (MSPDS 2017), in conjunction with HPCS, July 17-21, 2017, Genoa, Italy. [pdf]
  • Matthias Hauck, Marcus Paradies, and Holger Fröning, Can Modern Graph Processing Engines Run Concurrent Queries Efficiently?, in Proceedings of GRADES workshop, in conjunction with SIGMOD, Chicago, IL, USA, May 19, 2017. (acceptance rate: 72.2%, 13/18) [pdf]
  • Benjamin Klenk, Holger Fröning, An Overview of MPI Characteristics of Exascale Proxy Applications, International Supercomputer Conference (ISC), June 18-22, 2017, Frankfurt, Germany. (acceptance rate: 33.8%, 22/65) [pdf]
    Best paper finalist.
  • Benjamin Klenk, Holger Fröning, Hans Eberle, Larry Dennison, Relaxations for High-Performance Message Passing on Massively Parallel SIMT Processors, 31st IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS), May 29 – June 2, 2017, Orlando, Florida USA. (acceptance rate: 22%, 116/516) [pdf]
    This paper has received a best paper award of this conference.
  • Felix Zahn, Steffen Lammel and Holger Fröning, Early Experiences with Saving Energy in Direct Interconnection Networks, 3rd IEEE International Workshop on High-Performance Interconnection Networks in the Exascale and Big-Data Era (HiPINEB 2017), in conjunction with HPCA 2017, Austin, Texas. (acceptance rate 67%, 8/12) [pdf]
  • Francisco Andujar-Muñoz, Juan A. Villar, Jose L. Sanchez, Francisco Alfaro and Holger Fröning, A case study on implementing virtual 5D torus networks using network components of lower dimensionality, 3rd IEEE International Workshop on High-Performance Interconnection Networks in the Exascale and Big-Data Era (HiPINEB 2017), in conjunction with HPCA 2017, Austin, Texas. (acceptance rate 67%, 8/12) [pdf]

2016

  • Jeffrey Young, Julian Romera, Matthias Hauck, Holger Fröning, Optimizing Communication for a 2D-Partitioned Scalable BFS, 20th Annual IEEE High Performance Extreme Computing Conference (HPEC ‘16), Waltham, MA, US, Sept. 13 - 15, 2016. [pdf]
  • Juri Schmidt, Holger Fröning, Ulrich Brüning, Exploring Time and Energy for Complex Accesses to a Hybrid Memory Cube, Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Memory Systems (MEMSYS '16), 2016. [pdf]
  • Steffen Lammel, Felix Zahn, and Holger Fröning, SONAR: Automated Communication Characterization for HPC Applications, Second International Workshop on Communication Architectures at Extreme Scale (ExaComm) 2016, held in conjunction with ISC’16, Frankfurt, Germany, June 23, 2016. [pdf]
  • Tommaso Colombo, Holger Fröning, Pedro Javier Garcia and Wainer Vandelli, Optimizing the Data-collection Time of a Large-scale Data Acquisition System through a Simulation Framework. Springer Journal of Supercomputing, 2016. (impact factor 2016: 1.088) [pdf]
  • Lena Oden, Benjamin Klenk, Holger Fröning, Analyzing GPU-controlled Communication and Dynamic Parallelism in Terms of Performance and Energy, Elsevier Journal of Parallel Computing (ParCo), 2016. (impact factor 2014: 1.511) [pdf]
  • Matthias Hauck, Towards a Novel Concept for High Performance Graph Processing, 10th EuroSys Doctoral Workshop (EuroDW 2016), London, UK, Apr. 18, 2016 [pdf]
  • Felix Zahn, Pedro Yebenes, Steffen Lammel, Pedro J. Garcia and Holger Fröning, Analyzing the Energy (Dis-)Proportionality of Scalable Interconnection Networks, 2nd IEEE International Workshop on High-Performance Interconnection Networks in the Exascale and Big-Data Era (HiPINEB 2016), in conjunction with HPCA 2016, Barcelona, Spain, March 12, 2016.
  • Alexander Matz, Mark Hummel, Holger Fröning, Exploring LLVM Infrastructure for Simplified Multi-GPU Programming, Ninth International Workshop on Programmability and Architectures for Heterogeneous Multicores (MULTIPROG-2016), in conjunction with HiPEAC 2016, Prague, Czech Republic, Jan. 18, 2016. (acceptance rate 73.3%, 11/15) [pdf]

2015

  • Matthias Hauck, Marcus Paradies, Holger Fröning, Wolfgang Lehner and Hannes Rauhe, Highspeed Graph Processing Exploiting Main-Memory Column Stores, Workshop on Performance Engineering for Large Scale Graph Analytics (PELGA2015), in conjunction with EuroPar 2015, Vienna, Austria, Aug. 25, 2015. [pdf]
  • Tommaso Colombo, Holger Fröning, Pedro Javier Garciá and Wainer Vandelli, Modeling a Large Data-Acquisition Network in a Simulation Framework, IEEE International Workshop on High-Performance Interconnection Networks Towards the Exascale and Big-Data Era (HiPINEB 2015), in conjunction with IEEE CLUSTER 2015, Chicago, IL, US, Sept. 8, 2015. [pdf]
  • Lena Oden, Holger Fröning, Infiniband-Verbs on GPU: A case study of controlling an Infiniband network device from the GPU, International Journal of High Performance Computing Applications, Special Issue on Applications for the Heterogeneous Computing Era, Sage Publications, 2015. (impact factor 2015: 1.625) [pdf]
  • Javier Pradesa, Federico Silla, Holger Fröning, Mondrian Nüssle, Jose Duato, On the Design of a New Dynamic Credit-Based End-to-End Flow-Control Mechanism for HPC Clusters, Elsevier Journal of Parallel Computing - Systems and Applications (PARCO), accepted for publication, 2015. (impact factor 2014: 1.511) [pdf]
  • Benjamin Klenk, Lena Oden, Holger Fröning, Analyzing Communication Models for Distributed Thread-Collaborative Processors in Terms of Energy and Time, 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Performance Analysis of Systems and Software (ISPASS 2015), Philadelphia, PA. March 29-31, 2015. (acceptance rate 32.6%, 30/92)  [pdf]

2014

2013

2012

  • Javier Prades, Federico Silla, Jose Duato, Holger Fröning, Mondrian Nüssle, A New End-to-End Flow-Control Mechanism for High Performance Computing Clusters, IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing, September 24-28, 2012, Beijing, China. (acceptance rate 28.86%, 58/201, ranking: core A) [pdf]

2011

  • Holger Fröning, Alexander Giese, Hector Montaner, Federico Silla, Jose Duato, Highly Scalable Barriers for Future High-Performance Computing Clusters, 18th annual IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing (HiPC 2011), Dec. 18-21, 2011, Bangalore, India. [pdf]
  • Hector Montaner, Federico Silla, Holger Fröning, Jose Duato, Unleash your Memory-Constrained Applications: a 32-node Non-coherent Distributed-memory Prototype Cluster, 13th IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC-2011), Sept. 2-4, 2011, Banff, Canada. [pdf]
  • Hector Montaner, Federico Silla, Holger Fröning, Jose Duato, MEMSCALE: a Scalable Environment for Databases, 13th IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC-2011), Sept. 2-4, 2011, Banff, Canada. [pdf]
  • Hector Montaner, Federico Silla, Holger Fröning, Jose Duato, MEMSCALE: In-Cluster-Memory Databases, 20th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM2011), demo session, Oct. 24-28, 2011, Glasgow, UK. [pdf]
  • Holger Fröning, Hector Montaner, Federico Silla, Jose Duato, On Memory Relaxations for Extreme Manycore System Scalability, 2nd Workshop on New Directions in Computer Architecture (NDCA-2), held in conjunction with the 38th International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA-38), June 2011, San Jose, California. [pdf]
  • Héctor Montaner, Federico Silla, Holger Fröning, Jose Duato, A New Degree of Freedom for Memory Allocation in Clusters, Cluster Computing, Springer, Feb. 2011. [pdf]
  • Frank Lemke, Sven Kapferer, Alexander Giese, Holger Fröning and Ulrich Brüning, A HT3 Platform for Rapid Prototyping and High Performance Reconfigurable Computing, Second International Workshop on HyperTransport Research and Applications (WHTRA), Feb. 9, 2011, Mannheim, Germany. [pdf]
  • Denis Wohlfeld, Frank Lemke, Holger Fröning, Sven Schenk, Ulrich Brüning, High Density Active Optical Cable: from a Concept to a Prototype Reference, SPIE Photonics West, Optoelectronic Interconnects and Component Integration XI, January 22-27, 2011, San Francisco, US.
  • Holger Fröning, Network Interfaces, David Padua (Ed.): Encyclopedia of Parallel Computing, Springer, New York, ISBN 978-0-387-09765-7, 2011.

2010

  • Héctor Montaner, Federico Silla, Holger Fröning, Jose Duato, Getting Rid of Coherency Overhead for Memory-Hungry Applications, IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing 2010, September 20-24, 2010, Heraklion, Crete, Greece. [pdf]
  • Holger Fröning and Heiner Litz, Efficient Hardware Support for the Partitioned Global Address Space, 10th Workshop on Communication Architecture for Clusters (CAC2010), co-located with 24th International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS 2010), April 19, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia. [pdf]
  • Holger Fröning, Mondrian Nüssle, Heiner Litz and Ulrich Brüning, A Case for FPGA based Accelerated Communication, The 9th International Conference on Networks (ICN 2010), April 12-16, 2010, Les Menuires, France. This paper has received the Best Paper Award of this conference. [pdf]
  • Heiner Litz, Holger Fröning, Ulrich Brüning, HTAX : A Novel Framework for Flexible and High Performance Networks-on-Chip, Fourth Workshop on Interconnection Network Architectures: On-Chip, Multi-Chip (INA-OCMC) in conjunction with Hipeac, January 25 - 27, 2010, Pisa, Italy.

2009

  • Mondrian Nüssle, Benjamin Geib, Holger Fröning, Ulrich Brüning, An FPGA-based custom high performance interconnection network, 2009 International Conference on ReConFigurable Computing and FPGAs, December 9-11, 2009, Cancun, Mexico. [pdf]
  • Heiner Litz, Holger Fröning, Maximilian Thürmer, Ulrich Brüning, An FPGA based Verification Platform for HyperTransport 3.x, 19th International Conference on Field Programmable Logic and Applications (FPL 2009), August 31 - September 2, 2009, Prag, Czech Republic. [pdf]
  • Heiner Litz, Holger Fröning, Ulrich Brüning, A HyperTransport 3 Physical Layer Interface for FPGAs, 5th International Workshop on Applied Reconfigurable Computing, March 16 - 18, 2009, Karlsruhe, Germany. This paper has received the Best Paper Award of this workshop. [pdf]
  • Holger Fröning, Heiner Litz, Ulrich Brüning, Efficient Virtualization of Network Interfaces, 8th International Conference on Networks (ICN 2009), March 1-6, 2009, Guadeloupe/France. [pdf]

2008

  • Heiner Litz, Holger Fröning, Mondrian Nüssle, Ulrich Brüning, VELO: A Novel Communication Engine for Ultra-low Latency Message Transfers, 37th International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP-08), Sept. 08 - 12, 2008, Portland, Oregon, USA. This paper has received the Best Paper Award of this conference. [pdf]

2007

  • Holger Fröning, Heiner Litz, Ulrich Brüning, A new Ultra-low Latency Message Transfer Mechanism, IASTED Conference: Communication Systems and Networks (CSN 2007) , Aug. 29 - 31, 2007, Palma de Mallorca, Spain. [pdf]
  • Mondrian Nüssle, Holger Fröning, Alexander Giese, Heiner Litz, David Slogsnat, Ulrich Brüning, A Hypertransport based low-latency reconfigurable testbed for message-passing developments, 2.Workshop Kommunikation in Clusterrechnern und Clusterverbundsystemen (KiCC'07), TU Chemnitz, February 2007. [pdf]

2006

  • Holger Fröning, Mondrian Nüssle, David Slogsnat, Heiner Litz, Ulrich Brüning, The HTX-Board: A Rapid Prototyping Station, 3rd annual FPGAworld Conference, Nov. 16, 2006, Stockholm, Sweden. [pdf]

2005

  • Mondrian Nüssle, Holger Fröning, Ulrich Brüning, SWORDFISH: A Simulator for High-Performance Networks, IASTED Conference: Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems (PDCS), Nov. 14 - 16, 2005, Phoenix, AZ, USA. [pdf]
  • Holger Fröning, Mondrian Nüssle, David Slogsnat, Patrick R. Haspel, Ulrich Brüning, Performance Evaluation of the ATOLL Interconnect, IASTED Conference: Parallel and Distributed Computing and Networks (PDCN), Feb. 15 - 17, 2005, Innsbruck, Austria. [pdf]

2002

  • Ulrich Brüning, Holger Fröning, Patrick R. Schulz, Lars Rzymianowicz, ATOLL: Performance and Cost Optimization of a SAN Interconnect, IASTED Conference: Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems (PDCS), Nov. 4 - 6, 2002, Cambridge, USA. [pdf]

 

Invited Papers

2014

2013

 

Posters

2018

  • Alexander Matz, Holger Fröning, GPU Mekong: Simplified Multi-GPU Programming using Automated Partitioning, NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference (GTC), Poster, March 26-29, 2018, San Jose, California, US.
  • Dennis Rieber, Alexander Matz, Lorenz Braun, Holger Fröning, Analyzing the Communication Characteristics of GPU Thread Blocks, NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference (GTC), Poster, March 26-29, 2018, San Jose, California, US.
  • Alexander Matz, Holger Fröning, Automated Partitioning of Data-Parallel Kernels using Polyhedral Compilation, Student Research Competition, International Symposium on Code Generation and Optimization (CGO18), February 2018. 

2017

  • Alexander Matz, Holger Fröning, GPU Mekong: Simplified Multi-GPU Programming using Automated Partitioning, International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage, and Analysis (SC17), November 2017.
  • Günther Schindler, Holger Fröning, Enabling Deep Models for Resource-Efficient Embedded Systems, ACACES Summer School, July 2017.
  • Lorenz Braun, Holger Fröning, Leveraging Code Transformations for Simplified Multi-GPU Programming, ACACES Summer School, July 2017.
  • Alejandro Santos, Pedro Javier Garcia, Wainer Vandelli, Holger Fröning, Modeling and Validating Resource Usage of a Large-Scale, Real-Time Data Acquisition System, ACACES Summer School, July 2017.
  • S.-Kazem Shekofteh, Hamid Noori, Mahmoud Naghibzadeh, Hadi Sadoghi Yazdi, Holger Fröning, Enhancing Performance of Graphics Processing Units Through Better Scheduling of Concurrent Kernels, PhD Forum, International Supercomputer Conference (ISC), June 18-22, 2017, Frankfurt, Germany.
  • Benjamin Klenk, Holger Fröning, Mantaro: Managed Communication for Multi-GPU Systems, NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference (GTC), Poster, May 8-11, 2017, San Jose, California, US.
  • Alexander Matz, Christoph Klein, Holger Fröning, GPU Mekong: Simplified Multi-GPU Programming using Automated Partitioning, NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference (GTC), Poster, May 8-11, 2017, San Jose, California, US.

2016

  • Benjamin Klenk, Holger Fröning, Scalable Communication Architectures for GPU-centric Systems, International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC16), Salt Lake City, UT, USA, November 2016.
  • Alexander Matz, Christoph Klein, Holger Fröning, Static Analysis for Automated Partitioning of Single-GPU Kernels, 2016 European LLVM Developers' Meeting. March 2016.

2015

  • Felix Zahn, Holger Fröning, Integrated Performance and Power Modeling of Heterogeneous Scalable Systems, ACACES Summer School, July 2015.
  • Benjamin Klenk, Lena Oden, Holger Fröning, Energy-efficient Distributed GPU Communication, NVidia GPU Technology Conference, March 2015

2013

  • Lena Oden, Benjamin Klenk, Holger Fröning, GGAS - Global GPU Address Spaces for Clusters, NVidia GPU Technology Conference, March 2013. 

 

Other Publications

2010

2009

  • Jose Duato, Federico Silla, Brian Holden, Paul Miranda, Jeff Underhill, Mario Cavalli, Sudha Yalamanchili, Ulrich Brüning and Holger Fröning, Scalable Computing - Why and How, HyperTransport Consortium White Papers, 2009. [pdf]

2008

  • Ulrich Brüning, Holger Fröning, High Performance Computing und die Technologie der Verbindungen, Fachkongress Steckverbinder, Jun. 3 - 4, 2008, Würzburg, Germany. [pdf]

2007

2003

  • David Slogsnat, Patrick R. Haspel, Holger Fröning and Ulrich Brüning, The ATOLL System Area Network (SAN), IEEE Task Force Cluster Computing Newsletter, September 2003.

 

PhD Thesis

  • Holger Fröning, Architectural Improvements of Interconnection Network Interfaces, Ph.D. thesis, University of Mannheim, Jul. 2007. [pdf]

 

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