publication . Conference object . 2016

A heterogeneous multi-core system-on-chip for energy efficient brain inspired vision

Luca Benini; Antonio Pullini; Igor Loi; Michael Gautschi; Davide Rossi; Francesco Conti;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Publisher: IEEE
  • Country: Italy
Computer vision (CV) based on Convolutional Neural Networks (CNN) is a rapidly developing field thanks to CNN's flexibility, strong generalization capability and classification accuracy (matching and sometimes exceeding human performance). CNN-based classifiers are typically deployed on servers or high-end embedded platforms. However, their ability to “compress” low information density data such as images into highly informative classification tags makes them extremely interesting for wearable and IoT scenarios, should it be possible to fit their computational requirements within deeply embedded devices such as visual sensor nodes. We propose a 65nm system-on-ch...
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free text keywords: Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Multi-core processor, Computer engineering, Embedded system, business.industry, business, Server, Hardware acceleration, Convolutional neural network, Kernel (linear algebra), Efficient energy use, Wearable computer, System on a chip, Computer science
Funded by
EC| ExaNoDe
European Exascale Processor Memory Node Design
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 671578
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA
FET H2020FET HPC: HPC Core Technologies, Programming Environments and Algorithms for Extreme Parallelism and Extreme Data Applications
FET H2020FET HPC: European Exascale Processor Memory Node Design
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