scott beamer


I am currently investigating how to accelerate graph algorithms through software optimization and hardware specialization. In the past, I looked into how to best use monolithically integrated silicon photonics to create memory interconnects.

Distributed Memory Breadth-First Search Revisited: Enabling Bottom-Up Search
Scott Beamer, Aydın Buluç, Krste Asanović, and David Patterson
Workshop on Multithreaded Architectures and Applications (MTAAP), at the International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS), Boston, May 2013

Direction-Optimizing Breadth-First Search
Scott Beamer, Krste Asanović, and David Patterson
International Conference on High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC), Salt Lake City, Utah, November 2012
ACM errata corrected site
Journal of Scientific Programming (JSP), 21(3-4), October 2013

Portable Parallel Performance from Sequential, Productive, Embedded Domain-Specific Languages
Shoaib Kamil, Derrick Coetzee, Scott Beamer, Henry Cook, Ekaterina Gonina, Jonathan Harper, Jeffrey Morlan, and Armando Fox
Symposium on Principles and Practice of Parallel Programming (PPoPP), New Orleans, Louisiana, February 2012

Searching for a Parent Instead of Fighting Over Children: A Fast Breadth-First Search Implementation for Graph500
Scott Beamer, Krste Asanović, and David Patterson
Technical Report UCB/EECS-2011-117, EECS Department, University of California, Berkeley, November 2011

Re-Architecting DRAM Memory Systems with Monolithically Integrated Silicon Photonics
Scott Beamer, Chen Sun, Yong-jin Kwon, Ajay Joshi, Christopher Batten, Vladimir Stojanović, Krste Asanović
International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA), Saint-Malo, France, June 2010

A Design-Space Exploration for CMOS Photonic Processor Networks
Vladimir Stojanović, Ajay Joshi, Christopher Batten, Yong-Jin Kwon, Scott Beamer, Chen Sun, Krste Asanović
Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC), (invited paper), San Diego, CA, March 2010

Limits and Opportunities for Designing Manycore Processor-to-Memory Networks using Monolithic Silicon Photonics
Ajay Joshi, Christopher Batten, Yong-Jin Kwon, Scott Beamer, Imran Shamim, Krste Asanović, and Vladimir Stojanović
Workshop on Photonic Interconnects & Computer Architecture (PICA), at the International Symposium on Microarchitecture (MICRO), New York, NY, December 2009

Designing Multisocket Systems with Silicon Photonics
Scott Beamer
M.S. Thesis, University of California Berkeley, December 2009

Designing Multi-socket Systems Using Silicon Photonics
Scott Beamer, Krste Asanović, Christopher Batten, Ajay Joshi, and Vladimir Stojanović
International Conference on Supercomputing (ICS), Yorktown Heights, NY, June 2009

Silicon-Photonic Clos Networks for Global On-Chip Communication
Ajay Joshi, Christopher Batten, Yong-Jin Kwon, Scott Beamer, Imran Shamim, Krste Asanović, and Vladimir Stojanović
International Symposium on Networks-on-Chip (NoCS), San Diego, CA, May 2009