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  1. Steve Furber
    TO BUILD A BRAIN-Getting to the bottom of how our brains work is a monumental task, but some innovative computational tricks and a million ARM processors could help.
    IEEE Spectrum, Vol. 49, No.8, pp. 44-49, Aug 2012
    ISSN 0018-9235
    DOI-Link Abstract IEEE Copyright

  2. Orlinski, M. and Filer, N.
    Distributed expectation-based spatio-temporal cluster detection for pocket switched networks
    Wireless Days (WD), 2012 IFIP
    ISSN 2156-9711
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  3. Galluppi, F. and Conradt, J. and Stewart, T. and Eliasmith, C. and Horiuchi, T. and Tapson, J. and Tripp, B. and Furber, S. and Etienne-Cummings, R.
    Live Demo: Spiking ratSLAM: Rat hippocampus cells in spiking neural hardware
    Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference (BioCAS), pp.91, 2012 IEEE
    ISBN 978-1-4673-2291-1
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  4. Galluppi, Francesco and Brohan, Kevin and Davidson, Simon and Serrano-Gotarredona, Teresa and Carrasco, José-AntonioPérez and Linares-Barranco, Bernabé and Furber, Steve
    A Real-Time, Event-Driven Neuromorphic System for Goal-Directed Attentional Selection
    Neural Information Processing, Vol 7664, pp.226-233, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2012.
    ISBN 978-3-642-34480-0
    DOI-Link Abstract

  5. Rast, Alexander D. and Navaridas, Javier and Jin, Xin and Galluppi, Francesco and Plana, Luis A. and Miguel-Alonso, Jose and Patterson, Cameron and Luján, Mikel and Furber, Steve
    Managing Burstiness and Scalability in Event-Driven Models on the SpiNNaker Neuromimetic System
    International Journal of Parallel Programming,Vol.40, No.6, pp. 553-582, Springer, USA, December,2012.
    ISSN 0885-7458
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  6. Daniel Goodman and Behram Khan and Salman Khan and Mikel Luján and Ian Watson
    Software transactional memories for Scala
    Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, 2012
    ISSN: 0743-7315
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  7. Crook SM, Bednar JA, Berger S, Cannon R, Davison AP, Djurfeldt M, Eppler J, Kriener B, Furber S, Graham B, Plesser HE, Schwabe L, Smith L, Steuber V, van Albada S
    Creating, documenting and sharing network models.
    Network: Computation in Neural Systems. 2012
    National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine
    ISBN ********, ISSN ********
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  8. H. Xu, V. F. Pavlidis, and G. De Micheli
    Effect of Process Variations in 3D Global Clock Distribution Networks
    ACM Journal on Emerging Technologies in Computing Systems, pp.20:1--20:25, Vol. 8, No. 3, Article 20, August 2012.
    ISSN 1550-4832
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  9. V. F. Pavlidis, H. Xu, and G. De Micheli
    Enhanced Wafer Matching Heuristics for 3-D ICs
    Proceedings of the IEEE European Test Symposium, pp. 178, May 2012.
    ISBN 978-1-4673-0696-6
    DOI-Link Abstract IEEE Copyright

  10. S. Rahimian, V. F. Pavlidis, and G. De Micheli
    Inter-Plane Communication Methods for 3-D ICs
    Journal of Low Power Electronics, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 170-181, April 2012.
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  11. Siozios, Kostas and Pavlidis, Vasilis F. and Soudris, DimitriosS
    A novel framework for exploring 3-D FPGAs with heterogeneous interconnect fabric
    ACM Trans. Reconfigurable Technol. Syst, vol.5, No.1, March 2012, pp.1936-7406;
    ISSN 1936-7406
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  12. C. Zhang, V. F. Pavlidis, and G. De Micheli
    Voltage Propagation Method for 3-D Power Grid Analysis
    Proceedings of the Conference on Design, Automation, and Test, in Europe, pp. 844-847, March 2012.
    ISBN 978-1-4577-2145-8, ISSN 1530-1591
    DOI-Link Abstract IEEE Copyright

  13. H. Xu, V. F. Pavlidis, W. Burleson, and G. De Micheli
    The Combined Effect of Process Variations and Power Supply Noise
    Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design, pp. 322-329, March 2012.
    ISBN 978-1-4673-1034-5, ISSN 1948-3287
    DOI-Link IEEE Copyright

  14. Ya-Ning Chang, Steve Furber, Stephen Welbourne,
    Modelling normal and impaired letter recognition: Implications for understanding pure alexic reading
    Neuropsychologia, Volume 50, Issue 12, October 2012, Pages 2773-2788,
    ISSN 0028-3932
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  15. Andrew Mundy, Terrence Mak, Alex Yakovlev, Simon Davidson and Steve Furber
    Large-Scale On-Chip Dynamic Programming Network Inferences using Moderated Inter-Core Communication
    12th International Conference on Application of Concurrency to System Design (ACSD), 2012
    ISBN 978-1-4673-1687-3*, ISSN 1550-4808*
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  16. P. Balasubramanian, D. A. Edwards, and W. B. Toms
    Redundant Logic Insertion and Latency Reduction in Self-Timed Adders
    VLSI Design Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 575389, 13 pages
    ISBN ********, ISSN ********
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  17. Hong-Guang Ren, Zhi-Ying Wang, Wei Shi, Doug Edwards
    Critical path analysis in data-driven asynchronous pipelines
    International Conference on Computer Communication and Informatics (ICCCI), 10-12 Jan. 2012
    ISBN 978-1-4577-1580-8
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  18. S. Davies, F. Galluppi, A.D. Rast, S.B. Furber
    A forecast-based STDP rule suitable for neuromorphic implementation
    Neural Networks, Volume 32, August 2012, Pages 3-14
    ISSN 0893-6080
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  19. Demian Rosas-Ham, Isuru Herath, Paraskevas Yiapanis, Mikel Luján, Ian Watson
    Architectural Support for Exploiting Fine Grain Parallelism
    14th IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC-2012), June 25 - 27, 2012, Liverpool, UK
    ISBN 978-1-4673-2164-8, ISSN ********
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  20. Thomas Sharp, Francesco Galluppi, Alexander Rast and Steve Furber
    Power-efficient simulation of detailed cortical microcircuits on SpiNNaker
    Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 2012.
    ISSN 0165-0270
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  21. Isuru Herath, Demian Rosas-Ham, Daniel Goodman, Mikel Luján, and Ian Watson
    A case for Exiting a Transaction in the Context of Hardware Transactional Memory.
    In TRANSACT '12: 7th ACM SIGPLAN Workshop on Transactional Computing, February 2012.
    ISBN ********, ISSN ********
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  22. Herath, Isuru, Rosas-Ham, Demian and Luján, Mikel and Watson, Ian
    SnCTM: Reducing False Transaction Aborts by Adaptively Changing the Source of Conflict Detection
    Proceedings of the 9th Conference on Computing Frontiers, Cagliari, Italy, 2012, pp. 65-74.
    ACM, New York, UASAS, 2012.
    ISBN 978-1-4503-1215-8
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  23. Javier Navaridas, Mikel Luján, Luis A. Plana , Jose Miguel-Alonso , Steve B. Furber
    Analytical Assessment of the Suitability of Multicast Communications for the SpiNNaker Neuromimetic System
    14th IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC-2012), June 25 - 27, 2012, Liverpool, UK
    ISBN 978-1-4673-2164-8
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  24. Cameron Patterson, Thomas Preston, Francesco Galluppi and Steve Furber
    Managing a Massively-Parallel Resource-Constrained Computing Architecture
    15th Euromicro Conference on Digital System Design (DSD 2012), pp.723-726, September 5 - 8, 2012, Cesme, Izmir, Turkey
    ISBN 978-1-4673-2498-4
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  25. Sergio Davies, Javier Navaridas, Francesco Galluppi and Steve Furber
    Population-Based Routing in the SpiNNaker Neuromorphic Architecture
    2012 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2012), June 10 - 15, 2012, Brisbane, Australia
    ISBN 978-1-4673-1489-3 / 978-1-4673-1488-6, ISSN 2161-4393
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  26. Cameron Patterson, Francesco Galluppi, Alexander Rast and Steve Furber
    Visualising Large-Scale Neural Network Models in Real-Time
    2012 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2012), June 10 - 15, 2012, Brisbane, Australia
    ISBN 978-1-4673-1489-3 /978-1-4673-1488-6 , ISSN 2161-4393
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  27. Francesco Galluppi, Sergio Davies, Steve Furber, Terry Stewart and Chris Eliasmith
    Real Time On-Chip Implementation of Dynamical Systems with Spiking Neurons
    2012 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2012), June 10 - 15, 2012, Brisbane, Australia
    ISBN 2161-4393, ISSN 978-1-4673-1489-3 / 978-1-4673-1488-6
    DOI-Link Abstract

  28. A. D. Rast, L. A. Plana, S. R. Welbourne, and S.B. Furber
    Event-Driven MLP Implementation on Neuromimetic Hardware
    2012 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2012),
    June 10 - 15, 2012, Brisbane, Australia
    ISBN 978-1-4673-1489-3 / 978-1-4673-1488-6, ISSN 2161-4393
    DOI-Link Abstract

  29. Eustace Painkras, Luis A. Plana, Jim Garside, Steve Temple, Simon Davidson, Jeffrey Pepper,
    David Clark, Cameron Patterson and Steve Furber
    SpiNNaker: A Multi-Core System-on-Chip for Massively-Parallel Neural Net Simulation
    2012 IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC 2012), September 9 - 12, 2012, San Jose CA, USA
    ISBN: 978-1-4673-1555-5 , ISSN 0886-5930
    DOI-Link Abstract IEEE Copyright

  30. Steve B. Furber, David R. Lester, Luis A. Plana, Jim D. Garside, Eustace Painkras,
    Steve Temple and Andrew D. Brown
    Overview of the SpiNNaker system architecture
    Computers, IEEE Transactions on , vol.PP, no.99, pp. , 26 June 2012
    ISSN 0018-9340
    DOI-Link Abstract IEEE Copyright

  31. Javier Navaridas, Behram Khan, Salman Khan, Paolo Faraboschi and Mikel Luján
    Reservation-based Network-on-Chip timing models for large-scale architectural simulation
    Proceedings of the Sixth IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Networks-on-Chip
    pp. 91-98. 2012. IEEE Computer Society. DOI 10.1109/NOCS.2012.18
    ISBN 978-1-4673-0973-8
    DOI-Link Abstract IEEE Copyright

  32. Wei Song and Doug Edwards
    Survey of asynchronous networks-on-chip. (In Chinese)
    Journal of Computer-Aided Design & Computer Graphics Vol. 24, No. 6, June 2012
    ISSN 1003-9775
    DOI-Link Abstract PDF (K)

  33. David R. Lester
    The World's Shortest Correct Exact Real Arithmetic Program?
    Information and Computation, Volume 216, July 2012, Pages 39-46.
    Final version published online: 26-MAY-2012
    ISSN 0890-5401
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  34. E. Painkras and S. Furber
    The Impact of Technology Scaling in the SpiNNaker Chip Multiprocessor
    Proc. 7th Int. Workshop on Unique Chips and Systems, New Orleans,
    26th Feb. 2012. pp. 20-27
    ISBN ********, ISSN ********
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  35. J.D. Garside, S.B. Furber, S. Temple, D.M. Clark and L.A. Plana
    An Asynchronous Fully Digital Delay Locked Loop for DDR SDRAM Data Recovery.
    Proceedings of the 18th IEEE International Symposium on Asynchronous Circuits
    and Systems. IEEE Computer Society: 2012: 49-56.
    ISBN 978-1-4673-1360-5, ISSN 1522-8681
    DOI-Link Abstract IEEE Copyright

  36. F. Galluppi, S. Davies, A. Rast, T. Sharp, L.A. Plana and S. Furber
    A hierarchical configuration system for a massively parallel neural hardware platform.
    Proceedings of the 9th ACM international conference on Computing Frontiers.
    Association for Computing Machinery, Inc. (ACM): 2012: pp: 183-192.
    ISBN 978-1-4503-1215-8
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  37. Ya-Ning Chang; Steve Furber and Stephen Welbourne
    "Serial" Effects in Parallel Models of Reading
    Cognitive Psychology, Volume 64, Issue 4, June 2012, Pages 267-291
    ISSN 0010-0285
    DOI-Link Abstract

  38. Cameron Patterson; Jim Garside, Eustace Painkras, Steve Temple, Luis A Plana,
    Javier Navaridas, Thomas Sharp, Steve Furber
    Scalable Communications for a Million-Core Neural Processing Architecture
    Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing
    ISSN 0743-7315
    DOI-Link Abstract

  39. Wei Song, Doug Edwards, Jim Garside, William J. Bainbridge.
    Area Efficient Asynchronous SDM Routers Using 2-Stage Clos Switches
    DATE 2012
    ISBN 978-3-9810801-8--6
    DOI-Link Abstract PDF (320K)

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