Simulating tomorrow’s chips
April 13, 2012A new system makes hardware models of multicore chips more efficient, easier to design and more reliable.
Chips as mini Internets
April 10, 2012The data-routing techniques that undergird the Internet could increase the efficiency of multicore chips while lowering their power requirements.
Testing unbuilt chips
March 9, 2012A new software-simulation system promises much more accurate evaluation of promising — but potentially fault-ridden — multicore-chip designs.
The next operating system
February 24, 2011Operating systems for multicore chips will need more information about their own performance — and more resources for addressing whatever problems arise.
Designing the hardware
February 23, 2011Improving communication between distributed processors and managing shared data are two of the central challenges in creating tomorrow’s chips.
October 23, 2009As chip makers turn to multiple 'cores' to improve performance, MIT researchers help ease programmers' transition to parallel programming.