Dynamic Power Management for Dark Silicon Multicore Processors

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Multicore processors in the dark silicon era will be over-provisioned with multiple cores of different types and will have to satisfy stringent power constraints while maximizing performance. As such, a critical research problem is that of developing new, effective, and scalable run-time dynamic power management techniques and algorithms to effectively make use of the over-provisioned but power-constrained computational resources on a chip. This chapter surveys the state of the art on this subject and dives in-depth into three specific dynamic power management solutions for multicore processors in the dark silicon era.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAdvances in Computers
EditorsAli R. Hurson, Hamid Sarbazi-Azad
PublisherAcademic Press Inc.
Number of pages46
ISBN (Print)9780128153581
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018

Publication series

NameAdvances in Computers
ISSN (Print)0065-2458


  • Dark silicon
  • Dynamic power management
  • Voltage and frequency scaling

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Computer Science


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