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2006 SPEC Benchmark Workshop

January 23, 2006

The SPEC benchmark workshop was held on January 23, 2006, in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC). The workshop took place at the Joe C. Thompson Conference Center at the University of Texas, Austin and brought together benchmark developers and users in industry and academia. The program featured a series of talks on:

  • available benchmark suites,
  • the use of benchmarks in industry, academia, and government organizations and,
  • benchmarking methodologies.

The papers and slides provided by our presenters have been made available below. Unless otherwise indicated, papers are in PDF format and slides are in Powerpoint format.

Schedule

8:15 – 8:30 Opening Remarks

8:30 – 9:15 Keynote: Jim Smith, University of Wisconsin - Benchmarking: Science? Art? Neither?
                 [Slides]

9:15 – 10:05   Session 1:

10:05 – 10:30     Break

10:30 – 12:10     Session 2:

12:10 - 1:45     Lunch (on your own)

1:45 - 3:00    Session 3:

3:00 - 3:20     Break

3:20 – 5:00     Session 4:

5:00 End of Technical Program

Social Program

5:30 – 8:00     Social and Award