dc.contributor.authorCui, Yingnan
dc.contributor.authorZhang, Wei
dc.contributor.authorHe, Bingsheng
dc.identifier.citationCui, Y., Zhang, W., & He, B. (2017). A Variation-Aware Adaptive Fuzzy Control System for Thermal Management of Microprocessors. IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems, 25(2), 683-695.en_US
dc.description.abstractThermal failures pose severe threats to reliability and performance of modern microprocessors, which calls for thermal management solutions to effectively control the temperature within a processor. Among various thermal management techniques, closed-loop thermal controllers have the advantages of high control accuracy and high response speed. However, it is challenging for closed-loop thermal controllers to deal with static and dynamic thermal model uncertainties, which significantly affect the control quality of the controller. In this paper, we propose an adaptive fuzzy controller for thermal management of microprocessors with adaptability to thermal model variations. The experiments with microbenchmarks and the SPEC CPU2006 benchmarks demonstrate that our adaptive fuzzy controller maintains the control quality when faced with severe variations of the thermal model. Compared with state-of-the-art thermal controllers with thermal model calibration capabilities, our design shows a comparable performance with much lower complexity and design cost.en_US
dc.format.extent13 p.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesIEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systemsen_US
dc.rights© 2016 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works. The published version is available at: [http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TVLSI.2016.2596338].en_US
dc.subjectThermal managementen_US
dc.titleA Variation-Aware Adaptive Fuzzy Control System for Thermal Management of Microprocessorsen_US
dc.typeJournal Article
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Computer Science and Engineeringen_US
dc.description.versionAccepted versionen_US

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