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Abstract or Description
This paper identifies non-stationary effects in grid like Network-on-Chip (NoC) traffic and proposes QuaLe, a novel statistical physics-inspired model, that can account for non-stationarity observed in packet arrival processes. Using a wide set of real application traces, we demonstrate the need for a multi-fractal approach and analyze various packet arrival properties accordingly. As a case study, we show the benefits of our multifractal approach in estimating the probability of missing deadlines in packet scheduling for chip multiprocessors (CMPs).
Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Networks-on-Chip (NOCS), 2010, 241-248.