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CATC 2017


The seventh CATC event took place at Intel in Haifa, Israel with around 130 attendees from Europe, Asia, and the US. It hosted two keynote speakers (one from the industry and the other from academia) and included four serial sessions on compilation, tools, new architectures, and systems.

Conference Program

December 4, 2017

8:45 - 9:00


09:00 - 10:00

Keynote Talk: Software Challenges for Extreme Heterogeneity
Vivek Sarkar, Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology

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Session 1: Security

10:20 - 10:40

Sensing CPU Voltage Noise through Electromagnetic Emanations
Shidhartha Das, Arm Ltd.
Zacharias Hadjilambrou, Marco A. Antoniades and Yiannakis Sazeides, University of Cyprus

10:40 - 11:00

Chaperone - Runtime System for Tracking and Managing Running Applications via Partial Binary Instrumentation
Gadi Haber, Intel
Ophir Ziskind, CS Technion

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11:00 - 11:20

Anti-ROP: A Moving Target Defense
Dov Murik, Ayman Jarrous, and Omer Boehm, IBM Research

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11:20 - 11:40

Security Evaluation for a Code Generation Tool Using Intel® Software Guard Extensions
Shunda Zhang, Shuai Jin, Debin Yang, Intel

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Session 2: Performance Analysis and Monitoring

12:00 - 12:20

Intel® Processor Trace Technology for Anomaly Detection
Artem Kashkanov, Stanislav Bratanov, Ludmila Pakhomova, Artyom Shatalin, Intel

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12:20 - 12:40

Heterogeneous Monitoring for Autonomous Driving Platforms
Vitaly Slobodskoy, Intel

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12:40 - 13:00

Towards Energy Efficiency Breakdown: Microarchitecture vs. Process Technology
Ahmad Yasin, Intel

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14:00 - 14:30

Invited Talk
Zapcc*: An Accelerating C++ Compiler
Yaron Keren, Ophir Herbst, Ceemple Software Ltd.

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Session 3: Compilers and Optimizations

14:30 - 14:50

Greta Yorsh, Queen Mary University of London, UK

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14:50 - 15:10

A Source-to-Source Vectorizer for the Connex SIMD Accelerator
Alex Susu, University Politehnica of Bucharest

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15:10 - 15:30

Optimizing Highly Memory-Bound Data Transfers for Fast Convolutional Neural Networks
Yolanda Chen, Intel

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Session 4: Architecture

15:45 - 16:05

Introduction to Intel’s Control-Flow Enforcement Technology (CET)
Ittai Anati, Oren Ben Simhon, Intel

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16:05 - 16:25

An In-Depth Learning of Matrix Multipliers for Deep Learning Accelerators
Jose Yallouz, Intel

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16:25 - 16:45

DFiant: A Dataflow Hardware Description Language
Oron Port, Yoav Etsion, Technion, Israel

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16:45 - 17:05

SeM: A CPU Architecture Extension for Secure Remote Computing
Ofir Shwartz, Yitzhak Birk, Technion - Electrical Engineering

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Session 5: Highlighted Papers

17:20 - 17:40

Page Fault Support for Network Controllers
Ilya Lesokhin, Haggai Eran, Shachar Raindel, Guy Shapiro, Sagi Grimberg, Liran Liss, Muli Ben-Yehuda, Nadav Amit, Dan Tsafrir—Joint work of Technion, Mellanox Technologies, and VMware Research

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17:40 - 18:00

Similarity of Binaries through Re-Optimization
Yaniv David, Nimrod Partush, Eran Yahav, Technion, Israel

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18:00 - 18:30