2011/spinn11

SpiNNaker: A Large-Scale Universal Spiking Neural Network Architecture

Members: Sergio Davies

Sergio Davies daviess@… 26-Jun 16-Jul
Francesco Galluppi francesco.galluppi@… 26-Jun 16-Jul

Take a look at the results page for results obtained during Telluride.

We also were able to simulate a [www.cs.man.ac.uk/~galluppf/synfire64.wmv synfire chain on 64 cores]


SpiNNaker Info

Here there are the presentation and the reference papers for the SpiNNaker architecture.

For more information, visit the  Publications Section of APT group web page at The University of Manchester's website.

Presentation

 Presentation held on 7/7/2011

Reference Papers

Introduction Papers

S.B. Furber and A.D. Brown
Biologically-Inspired Massively-Parallel Architectures - computing beyond a million processors
Proc. 9th International Conference on the Application of Concurrency to System Design
(ACSD'09), Augsburg, Germany, 1-3 July 2009 (keynote talk), pp. 3-12.
ISBN 978-0-7695-3697-2, ISSN 1550-4808  PDF  IEEE Copyright

Neural Network Modelling Papers

Francesco Galluppi, Alexander Rast, Sergio Davies and Steve Furber
A General-Purpose Model Translation System for a Universal Neural Chip
17th International Conference, ICONIP 2010, Sydney, Australia, November 22-25, 2010, Proceedings, Part I
LNCS, Volume 1 / 1973 - Volume 6443/2010, pp. 58-65, Computer Science
ISBN 978-3-642-17536-7, ISSN 0302-9743 (Print) 1611-3349 (Online)

Neural Model papers

Xin Jin, Mikel Lujan, Luis A. Plana, Sergio Davies, Steve Temple and Steve Furber
Modeling Spiking Neural Networks on SpiNNaker
Computing in Science & Engineering, Vol: 12 Iss:5, pp 91 - 97, Sept.-Oct. 2010.
ISSN 1521-9615  PDF  IEEE Copyright

Xin Jin, Alexander Rast, Francesco Galluppi, Sergio Davies and Steve Furber
Implementing Spike-Timing-Dependent Plasticity on SpiNNaker Neuromorphic Hardware
2010 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2010) Barcelona, Spain, 18-23 July, 2010, pp.2302-2309
ISBN 978-1-4244-6917-8  PDF  IEEE Copyright

A. D. Rast, F. Galluppi, X. Jin and S.B. Furber
The Leaky Integrate-and-Fire Neuron: A Platform for Synaptic Model Exploration on the SpiNNaker Chip
2010 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2010) Barcelona, Spain, 18-23 July, 2010, pp.3959-3966
ISBN 978-1-4244-6917-8  PDF  IEEE Copyright

Xin Jin, S.B.Furber, J.V.Woods
Efficient Modelling of Spiking Neural Networks on a Scalable Chip Multiprocessor
Proceedings 2008 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, IJCNN 2008 pp. 2812-2819 , June 2008
ISBN 978-1-4244-1821-3, ISSN 1098-7576  PDF  IEEE Copyright

Hardware and Software Papers

A.D. Rast, M.M. Khan, X. Jin, L.A. Plana and S.B. Furber
A Universal Abstract-Time Platform for Real-Time Neural Networks
Proceedings 2009 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, IJCNN2009, pp.2611-2618
Atlanta. Georgia, 14-19 June, 2009.
ISBN: 978-1-4244-3553-1(CD)/1-4244-1380-X(Bound), ISSN: 1098-7576  PDF  IEEE Copyright

Xin Jin, Francesco Galluppi, Cameron Patterson, Alexander Rast, Sergio Davies, Steve Temple and Steve Furber
Algorithm and Software for Simulation of Spiking Neural Networks on the Multi-Chip SpiNNaker System
2010 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2010) Barcelona, Spain, 18-23 July, 2010, pp.649-656
ISBN 978-1-4244-6917-8  PDF  IEEE Copyright

Alexander D. Rast, Xin Jin, Francesco Galluppi, Luis A. Plana, Cameron Patterson, Steve Furber
Scalable Event-Driven Native Parallel Processing: The SpiNNaker Neuromimetic System
Proc. of the ACM International Conference on Computing Frontiers, pp. 21-29, May 17-19, 2010, Bertinoro, Italy
ISBN 978-1-4503-0044-5  PDF

Communication Papers

Plana, Luis A.; Bainbridge, John; Furber, Steve; Salisbury, Sean; Shi, Yebin; Wu, Jian
An On-Chip and Inter-Chip Communications Network for the SpiNNaker Massively-Parallel Neural Net Simulator
] Presented at the Second ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Networks-on-Chip, 2008. NoCS 2008. 7-10 April 2008 Page(s):215 - 216 IEEE Computer Society Press
Digital Object Identifier 10.1109/NOCS.2008.4492744
ISBN : 0-7695-3098-2, ISSN  PDF  IEEE Copyright

Jian Wu and Steve Furber
A Multicast Routing Scheme for a Universal Spiking Neural Network Architecture
The Computer Journal Advance Access published online on April 8, 2009
Online ISSN 1460-2067 - Print ISSN 0010-4620

Javier Navaridas, Mikel Luján, José Miguel-Alonso, Luis A. Plana and Steve Furber
Understanding the Interconnection Network of SpiNNaker
Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Supercomputing, pp 286-295, June 8-12, 2009,
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Metro New York City Area, USA.
ISBN :978-1-60558-498-0

Y. Shi, S.B. Furber, J.D. Garside and L.A. Plana
Fault-Tolerant Delay-Insensitive Inter-Chip Communication
Proc. 15th IEEE International Symposium on Asynchronous Circuits and Systems, Async 2009, pp. 77-84.
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA, 17-20, May 2009.
ISBN-13: 978-0-7695-3616-3 , ISSN: 1522-8681  PDF  IEEE Copyright

Javier Navaridas, Luis A. Plana, Jose Miguel-Alonso, Mikel Lujan, Steve Furber
SpiNNaker: Effects of Traffic Locality and Causality on the Performance of the Interconnection Network
Proc. of the ACM International Conference on Computing Frontiers, pp. 11-19, May 17-19, 2010, Bertinoro, Italy
ISBN 978-1-4503-0044-5  PDF

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