University of Heidelberg Institute of Computer Engineering

Center of Excellence

Founding Symposium for the Center of Excellence for HyperTransport™ Technology

Mannheim, February 16th 2007

General Information

The goal of the CoEHT Symposium is to officially celebrate the opening of the Center of Excellence for HyperTransport research at the Computer Architecture Group of the University of Mannheim. The CoEHT is operating in close cooperation with AMD. The mission is to support and promote the use and application of the HyperTransport interconnect technology to research and industry. The Symposium will bring together experts in the field of HT and high performance processors and FPGA co-processing.


View the program of the symposium here.


View all presentations of the Symposium here:
Welcome at the CoEHT Prof. Dr. Ulrich Bruening, Uni. Mannheim & CoEHT
The Future of System Architecture Rich Oehler, Fellow and Vice President, AMD
HyperTransport - Enabler of High Performance Computing Mario Cavalli, General Manager, HyperTransport Technology Consortium
Explorations into Scalable Computing Systems Dr. John R. Busch, Research Director, Sun Microsystems
Torrenza - Cooperation and Acceleration Strategy Doug O.Flaherty, Division Manager Acceleration Strategy, AMD
Application Driven Reconfigurable Computing for Astrophysics and other Fields Dr. Rainer Spurzem, ZAH, University of Heidelberg
The HT Core David Slogsnat, University of Mannheim, Computer Architecture Group
The HTX Board Holger Fröning, University of Mannheim, Computer Architecture Group
FPGA-acceleration of COTS (Commercial Off-The-Shelf) x86 System Ravi Chandran, XtremeData, Inc
Verification of Complex Protocols - The Cadence Approach Hans Zander, Cadence
Automatic Pipeline Generation for High Performance Computing on Reconfigurable Processors Dr. Gerhard Lienhart, University of Mannheim
Visual Applets Dr. Ralf Lay, Silicon Software GmbH
OpenFPGA: Mission and Activities Thomas Steinke, Eric Stahlberg
HyperTransport and the Network of Excellence Prof. Dr. Jose Duato, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia and Prof. Dr. Ulrich Bruening


A brochure with more information related to the Symposium and the greetings from the Minister of Education and Research Dr. Annette Schavan can be found here: Brochure (14MB)


You can view the pictures from the event here:


For further information, please send an email to the Center of Excellence for Hyper Transport

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