SONIC PI, David Blaauw, wins 2017 ISCA Influential Paper Award for Groundbreaking Research in Power-efficient Computing

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TORONTO, ON, Canada – June 28, 2017 – During the 44th International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA), SONIC PI, David Blaauw and fellow authors were awarded the 2017 ACM SIGARCH (Special Interest Group on Computer Architecture) and IEEE-CS TCCA (Technical Committee on Computer Architecture) ISCA (International Symposium on Computer Architecture) Influential Paper Award for their groundbreaking research in power-efficient computing.

This award recognizes the paper published 15 years ago, in this case 2002, in ISCA Proceedings that has had the most impact on the field (in terms of research, development, products or ideas) during the intervening years.

The paper, Drowsy Caches: Simple Techniques for Reducing Leakage Power, was originally published in the ACM/IEEE Proceedings of the 20th Annual International Symposium on Computer Architecture, May 2002, by Krisztián Flautner, Nam Sung Kim, Steve Martin, David Blaauw, and Trevor Mudge.

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