BLIS Retreat 2014


Thursday Sept. 25

Morning POB 2.402
8:30-9:00 Breakfast (POB 2.402)
9:00-9:15 Welcome VIDEO Robert van de Geijn
9:15-9:45 An Analytical Model for BLIS SLIDES
Tze Meng Low, CMU
9:45-10:15 Generation of SIMD Dense Linear Algebra Kernels with Analytical Models VIDEO and SLIDES not available Richard Veras, CMU
10:15-10:45 Coffee (POB 2.402)
10:45-11:15 Managing many threads for multicore and many-core architectures: Level-3 BLAS SLIDES
Tyler Smith, UT-Austin
11:15-12:00 Code Generation with DxT: Improved Prototyping and Development SLIDES
Bryan Marker and Dillon Huff, UT-Austin

Lunch (You are on your own)

Afternoon POB 2.402
1:30-2:00 3D-stacked DRAM-side sparse matrix matrix multiplication SLIDES
Franz Franchetti, CMU
2:00-2:30 A practical view on linear algebra tools SLIDES
Evgeny Epifanovsky, USC/Berkeley/Q-Chem
2:30-3:00 Beyond GEMM: How Can We Make Quantum Chemistry Fast? SLIDES
Devin Matthews, UT-Austin
3:00-3:30 Coffee (POB 2.402)
3:30-4:00 A Framework for Distributed Tensor Computations SLIDES
Martin Schatz, UT-Austin
4:00-4:30 Integrating DMA capabilities into BLIS for on-chip data movement SLIDES
Devangi Parikh, Texas Instruments
4:30-5:00 Making LAPACK and libflame live in harmony (Sorry, video did not work out.) Kyungjoo Kim, Sandia

Friday Sept. 26

Morning POB 2.402
8:30-9:00 Breakfast (POB 2.402)
9:00-9:30 BLIS matrix multiplication: from real to complex SLIDES
Field Van Zee, UT-Austin
9:30-10:00 A Framework for Practical Fast Matrix Multiplication SLIDES
Austin Benson, Stanford
10:00-10:30 BLIS on the Web SLIDES
benchmark from presentation
Marat Dukhan, GATech
10:30-11:00 Coffee (POB 2.402)
11:00-11:30 A prospectus for Elemental SLIDES
(video starts a few minutes into talk)
Jack Poulson, Stanford
11:30-noon The MPI+MPI programming model and why we need shared-memory MPI libraries SLIDES
Jeff Hammond, Intel Research

12:30 - 2 Lunch (GDC 6.302 - Computer Science Faculty Lounge)

Lunch presentation (while we eat):
Robert van de Geijn/Maggie Myers: Indoctrinating the world via a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)

Friday afternoon we will have informal discussions. (GDC 5th floor, south building)