Megan Wachs' Publications

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Cryptographic Hardware
cryptography.com

M. Wachs, D. Ip. "Design and Integration Challenges of Building Security Hardware IP". In Design Automation Conference (DAC), 2015.
[ACM]

A.J. Leiserson, M. E. Marson, M. A. Wachs. "Gate-Level Masking Under a Path-Based Leakage Metric". In Workshop on Cryptographic Hardware and Embedded Systems (CHES), 2014.
[Springer Link]


Chip Generator & Smart Memories
chipgen.stanford.edu

O. Shacham, M. Wachs, A. Danowitz, S. Galal, J. Brunhaver, W. Qadeer, S. Sankaranarayanan, A. Vassilev, S. Richardson, M. Horowitz. "Avoiding Game Over: Bringing Design to the Next Level" In Proc. Design Automation Conference (DAC), 2012.
[ACM]

K. Kelley, M. Wachs, J. Stevenson, S. Richardson, M. Horowitz, "Removing Overhead From High-Level Interfaces", In Proc. Design Automation Conference (DAC), 2012.
[ACM]

M. Wachs, O. Shacham, Z. Asgar, A. Firoozshahian, S.Richardson, M. Horowitz. "Bringing Up a Chip on the Cheap" In IEEE Design and Test, PP-99, 2011.
[IEEE]

R. Hameed, W. Qadeer, M. Wachs, O. Azizi, A. Solomatnikov, B.C. Lee, S. Richardson, C. Kozyrakis, M. Horowitz. "Understanding Sources of Inefficiency in General-Purpose Chips." In Communications of the ACM, Oct 2011.
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K. Kelley, M. Wachs, A. Danowitz, P. Stevenson, S. Richardson, M. Horowitz. "Intermediate Representations for Controllers in Chip Generators" In Design and Test Europe, 2011.
[IEEE Explore]

O. Shacham, O. Azizi, M. Wachs, W. Qadeer, Z. Asgar, K. Kelley, J.P. Stevenson, A. Solomatnikov, A. Firoozshahian, B.C. Lee, S. Richardson, M. Horowitz. "Rethinking Digital Design: Why Design Must Change." IEEE Micro, Nov/Dec 2010.
[IEEE Explore]

R. Hameed, W. Qadeer, M. Wachs, O. Azizi, A. Solomatnikov, B.C. Lee, S. Richardson, C. Kozyrakis, M. Horowitz. "Understanding Sources of Inefficiency in General-Purpose Chips." InThe 37th International Symposium on Computer Architecture ( ISCA-37 , June 2010.)
[ACM]

A. Solomatnikov, A. Firoozshahian, O. Shacham, Z. Asgar, M. Wachs, W. Qadeer, S. Richardson, M. Horowitz. "Using a Reconfigurable Processor Generator for Computer Architecture Prototyping." In The 42nd Symposium on Microarchitecture, (MICRO-42), December 2009.
[ACM]

O. Shacham, Z. Asgar, H. Chen, A. Firoozshahian, R. Hameed, C. Kozyrakis, W. Qadeer, S. Richardson, A. Solomatnikov, D. Stark, M. Wachs, M. Horowitz. "Smart Memories Polymorphic Chip Multiprocessor." Winner of the 46th DAC/ISSCC Student Design Contest. In Proceedings of the 46th Design Automation Conference (DAC'09), July 2009.
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O. Shacham, M. Wachs, A. Solomatnikov, A. Firoozshahian, S. Richardson, and M. Horowitz, "Verification of Chip Multiprocessor Memory Systems Using a Relaxed Scoreboard.", In Proceedings of the 41st Annual IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Microarchitecture (MICRO-41), 2008.
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A. Solomatnikov, A. Firoozshahian, W. Qadeer, O. Shacham, Z. Asgar, K. Kelley, M. Wachs, R. Hameed, and M. Horowitz, "Chip Multiprocessor Generator.", In Proceedings of the 44th Design Automation Conference (DAC 44), WACI Session, 2007.
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Sensor Networks
sing.stanford.edu

M. Wachs, J. I. Choi, J. W. Lee, K. Srinivasan, Z. Chen, M. Jain and P. Levis, "Visibility: A New Metric for Protocol Design." In Proceedings of the Fifth ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (SenSys), 2007.
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J.I. Choi, J. W. Lee, M. Wachs, and P. Levis, "Opening the Sensornet Black Box." In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Wireless Sensornet Architecture (WWSNA), 2007.
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Robert C Froemke, Ioana Carcera, Alison J Barker, Kexin Yuan, Bryan A Seybold, Ana Raquel O Martins, Natalya Zaika, Hannah Bernstein, Megan Wachs, Philip A Levis, Daniel B Polley, Michael M Merenich, and Christoph E Schreiner. "Long-term Modification of Cortical Synapses Improves Sensory Perception" Nature Neruoscience, 2012.
[web]

Robert Froemke, Megan Wachs, Zhe Chen, Prabal Dutta, Gary Myers, Glen Glassner, C.E. Schreiner, M.M. Merzenich, and Philip Levis. "A Wireless Device for Combined Subcortical Stimulation and Cortical Recording." The 4th Annual National Academies Keck Futures Initiatives on Smart Prosthetics: Exploring Assistive Devices for the Body and the Mind, 2006.
[web]


Catadioptric Arrays
www.brown.edu

D. Lanman, D. Crispell, M. Wachs, and G. Taubin, "Sperical Catadioptric Array: Construction, Geometry, and Calibration." In Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on 3D Data Processing, Visualization, and Transmission (3DPVT), 2006.
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D. Lanman, M. Wachs, G. Taubin, and F. Cukierman, "Reconstructing a 3D Line from a Single Catadioptric Image." In Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on 3D Data Processing, Visualization, and Transmission (3DPVT), 2006.
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M. Wachs, D. Crispell, and G. Taubin, "Calibrating a Catadioptric Light-Field Array." In ACM SIGGRAPH 2005,Poster Session, 2005.