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Avinash Lingamneni
Department of ECE
6100 Main MS-366
Houston, Texas 77005-1827
Email : avinash.l AT rice DOT edu

List of Publications


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Inexact Circuit Design

    Journal Publications

  1. Peter Duben, Jaume Joven, Avinash Lingamneni, Hugh McNamara, Giovanni De Micheli, Krishna Palem and Tim Palmer, On the use of inexact, pruned hardware in atmospheric modeling, in the Philosophical Transactions A of the Royal Society (special issue on Stochastic modelling and energy-efficient computing for weather and climate prediction), May 2014 (to appear). [link] [pdf]

  2. Avinash Lingamneni, Christian Enz, Krishna Palem and Christian Piguet, Synthesizing Parsimonious Inexact Circuits through Probabilistic Design Techniques, in the ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems (ACM TECS), Vol. 12, Issue 2s, Article 93, May 2013. [link] [pdf]

  3. Krishna Palem and Avinash Lingamneni, Ten Years of Building Broken Chips: The Physics and Engineering of Inexact Computing, in the ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems (TECS), Vol. 12, Issue 2s, Article 87, May 2013.[link] [pdf]

  4. Avinash Lingamneni, Christian Enz, Krishna Palem and Christian Piguet, Designing Energy-Efficient Arithmetic Operators using Inexact Computing, in the Journal of Low Power Electronics (JOLPE), Vol. 9, N° 1, pp. 141-153, April 2013. [link] [pdf]

  5. Conference Publications (Peer Reviewed)

  6. Avinash Lingamneni, Christian Enz, Krishna Palem and Christian Piguet, Highly Energy-efficient and Quality-tunable Inexact Fast Fourier Transform Accelerators , in the IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC), San Jose, USA, 15-17 September 2014. [link] [pdf]

  7. Zidong Du, Avinash Lingamneni, Yunji Chen, Krishna Palem, Olivier Temam and Chengyong Wu, Leveraging the Error Resilience of Machine-Learning Applications for Designing Highly Energy Efficient Accelerators , in the 19th Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC), Singapore, 20-23 January, 2014. (Accepted) [link] [pdf]

  8. Avinash Lingamneni, Christian Enz, Krishna Palem and Christian Piguet, Computing with Parsimonious Resource Budgets: An Evaluation of Inexact Design Approaches , in the 47th Annual Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers (ASILOMAR), Pacific Grove, California, 3-6 November, 2013. (Invited) [link] [pdf]

  9. Krishna Palem, Avinash Lingamneni, Christian Enz and Christian Piguet, Why Design Reliable Chips when Faulty Ones are Even Better , in the 39th European Solid-State Circuits Conference (ESSCIRC), Bucharest, Romania, 16-20 September, 2013. (Invited) [link] [pdf]

  10. Avinash Lingamneni, Arindam Basu, Christian Enz, Krishna Palem and Christian Piguet, Improving Energy Gains of Inexact DSP Hardware Through Reciprocative Error Compensation , in the 50th Design Automation Conference (DAC), Austin, 2-6 June, 2013. [link] [pdf]

  11. Krishna Palem and Avinash Lingamneni, What to do about the end of Moore's law, probably!, in the proceedings of the 49th Annual Design Automation Conference (DAC 2012), pp. 924-929, San Francisco, USA, June 3-7, 2012. [link] [pdf]

  12. Avinash Lingamneni, Kirthi Krishna Muntimadugu, Christian Enz, Richard M Karp, Krishna Palem and Christian Piguet, Algorithmic Methodologies for Ultra-efficient Inexact Architectures for Sustaining Technology Scaling , in the proceedings of the 9th ACM International Conference on Computing Frontiers (CF 2012), pp. 3-12, Cagliari, Italy, May 15-17, 2012. [link] [pdf] (BEST PAPER AWARD)

  13. Avinash Lingamneni, Christian Enz, Jean-Luc Nagel, Krishna Palem and Christian Piguet, Energy Parsimonious Circuit Design through Probabilistic Pruning, in the proceedings of the 14th Design, Automation and Test in Europe (DATE 2011), pp. 764-769, Grenoble, France, March 14-18, 2011. [link] [pdf]

  14. Avinash Lingamneni, Christian Enz, Krishna Palem and Christian Piguet, Parsimonious Circuits for Error-Tolerant Applications through Probabilistic Logic Minimization , in the 21st International Workshop on Power and Timing Modeling, Optimization, and Simulation (PATMOS 2011), Madrid, Spain, September 26-29, 2011. [link] [pdf]

  15. Krishna V. Palem, Lakshmi N. B. Chakrapani, Zvi M. Kedem, Avinash Lingamneni and Kirthi Krishna Muntimadugu, Sustaining Moore’s Law in Embedded Computing through Probabilistic and Approximate Design: Retrospects and Prospects, in the International conference on Compilers, Architectures, and Synthesis for Embedded Systems (CASES 2009), Grenoble, France, October 11-26, 2009. [link] [pdf]

  16. Lakshmi N. B. Chakrapani, Kirthi Krishna, Lingamneni Avinash, Jason George and Krishna Palem, Highly energy and performance efficient embedded computing through approximately correct arithmetic: a mathematical foundation and preliminary experimental validation, in the International conference on Compilers, Architectures, and Synthesis for Embedded Systems (CASES 2008), Atlanta, USA, October 19-24, 2008. [link] [pdf]

  17. Miscellaneous Publications

  18. Christopher Bronk, Avinash Lingamneni and Krishna Palem, Innovation for Sustainability in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), Technical Report, James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, Rice University, Oct 26 2010. [link] [pdf]

  19. Krishna Palem, Al Barr, Avinash Lingamneni, Vincent Mooney, Rajeswari Pingali, Harini Sampath and Jayanthi Sivaswamy, I-Slate, Ethnomathematics and Rural Education, In IEEE Conference on Technologies for Humanitarian Challenges 2009, Bangalore, India, August 28, 2009. [link] [pdf]

  20. High-Speed/Low-Power Arithmetic Circuits and Interconnects(Undergraduate Research)

  21. Lingamneni Avinash, M. Kirthi Krishna and M.B. Srinivas, A Novel Encoding Scheme for Delay and Energy Minimization in VLSI Interconnects with In-Built Error Detection, In IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on VLSI (ISVLSI 2008) 2008, Montpellier, France, April 7-9, 2008. [link]

  22. Sreehari V, Kirthi Krishna M, Lingamneni Avinash, Sreekanth Reddy P and M.B.Srinivas, Efficient Design of 32-Bit Comparator Using Carry Look-Ahead Logic, in joint conference IEEE International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS 2007) and IEEE International Northeast Workshop on Circuits and Systems (NEWCAS 2007), Montreal, Canada, August 5-8, 2007. [link]

  23. Sreehari V, Kirthi Krishna M, Lingamneni Avinash, Sreekanth Reddy P and M.B.Srinivas, Novel, High-Speed 16-Digit BCD Adders Conforming to IEEE 754r Format, in IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on VLSI (ISVLSI 2007), Porto Alegre, Brazil, May 9-11, 2007. [link]

  24. Sreehari V, Lingamneni Avinash, Kirthi Krishna M, and M.B.Srinivas, Novel Architectures for Efficient (m, n) Parallel Counters, In 17th ACM Great Lakes Symposium on VLSI (GLSVLSI 2007), Stresa-Lago Maggiore, Italy, March 11-13, 2007. [link]

  25. Sreehari V, Kirthi Krishna M, Lingamneni Avinash, Sreekanth Reddy P and M.B.Srinivas, Novel High-Speed Redundant Binary to binary converter using Prefix Networks, In the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS 2007), New Orleans, USA, May 27-30, 2007. [link]

  26. Sreehari V, Kirthi Krishna M, Lingamneni Avinash, Sreekanth Reddy P and M.B.Srinivas, Novel Architectures for High-speed and Low-power 3-2, 4-2 and 5-2 Compressors, In 20th IEEE/ACM International Conference on VLSI Design 2007, Bangalore (VLSID 2007), India, 6-10th January 2007. [link]

  27. Sreehari V, Lingamneni Avinash, Kirthi Krishna M, Sreekanth Reddy P and M.B.Srinivas, A Novel High-Speed Binary and Gray Incrementer/Decrementer for an Address Generation Unit, in the 2nd IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS 2007), University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 8-11th August 2007. [link]

  28. Sreehari V, Lingamneni Avinash, Rajashekhar Reddy M and M.B.Srinivas, Efficient Implementations of Residue to Binary Converters for (2k-1, 2k, 2k+1) Moduli Set, In The 2007 World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering & Applied Computing (WORLDCOMP 2007), Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, June 25-28th 2007.

  29. Sreehari V, Lingamneni Avinash, Rajashekhar Reddy M and M.B.Srinivas, Efficient Modulo (2k ±1) Binary to Residue Converters, in 6th IEEE International Workshop on SOC Real-Time Applications (IWSOC 2006), Cairo, Egypt, December 26-28th 2006. [link]

  30. Sreehari V, Kirthi Krishna M, Lingamneni Avinash, Sreekanth Reddy P and M.B.Srinivas, Design of a High Performance and Efficient Arithmetic Logic Unit (ALU), In International Microelectronics & Packaging Society (IMAPS)India National Conference (IINC) on Microelectronics & VLSI, Hyderabad, India, 8-10th December 2006. (Best Student Paper Award)