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Rathlin

Project 'Rathlin' aims to conduct research on developing programmable embedded platforms for remote and compute-intensive image processing applications.

Dr. Paulo Garcia

Research Associate

Email  P.Garcia@hw.ac.uk  pgarcia
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Engineering and Physical Sciences,

Heriot-Watt University,

Edinburgh,

EH14 4AS

United Kingdom

Biography

Paulo Garcia received his BSc, MSc and PhD degrees from the University of Minho, in 2008, 2011 and 2015, respectively. During his PhD, he was an invited lecturer at the University of Minho. He is  currently a Research Associate at Heriot-Watt University. His research interests include languages for hardware-software co-design, computer architectures, system software and hybrid CPU-FPGA systems design.

Representative publications

  • Gomes, T., Garcia, P., Pinto, S. Monteiro, J., Tavares, A., " Bringing Hardware Multithreading to the Real-Time Domain", Embedded Systems Letters, IEEE (in press)
  • Garcia, P.; Gomes, T.; Monteiro, J.; Tavares, A.; Ekpanyapong, M., "On-Chip Message Passing Sub-System for Embedded Inter-Domain Communication," Computer Architecture Letters , IEEE (in press)
  • Gomes, T.; Pereira, P.; Garcia, P.; Salgado, F.; Silva, V.; Pinto, S.; Tavares, A., “Hybrid Real-Time Operating Systems: Deployment of Critical FreeRTOS Features on FPGA,” International Journal of Embedded Systems, Inderscience (in press) 
  • Gomes, T.; Garcia, P.; Salgado, F.; Monteiro, J.; Ekpanyapong, M.; Tavares, A., "Task-Aware Interrupt Controller: Priority Space Unification in Real-Time Systems," Embedded Systems Letters, IEEE, vol.7, no.1, pp.27,30, March 2015
  • Garcia, P., Tiago Gomes, Filipe Salgado, Joao Monteiro, and Adriano Tavares, "Towards Hardware Embedded Virtualization Technology: Architectural Enhancements to an ARM SoC", ACM SIGBED REVIEW, Volume 11, Number 2, June 2014
  • Nuno Cardoso, Pedro Rodrigues, Joao Vale, Paulo Garcia, Paulo Cardoso, Joao Monteiro, Jorge Cabral, Jose Mendes, Mongkol Ekpanyapong and Adriano Tavares: "A generative-oriented model-driven design environment for customizable video surveillance systems", EURASIP Journal on Embedded Systems, 2012
  • Garcia, P.; Gomes, T.; Salgado, F.; Monteiro, J.; Cabral, J.; Tavares, A.; , "Processor's micro-architectural support for runtime environment," Industrial Informatics (INDIN), 2011 9th IEEE International Conference on, vol., no., pp.759-762, 26-29 July 2011
  • Garcia, P.; Salgado, F.; Cardoso, P.; Cabral, J.; Ekpanyapong, M.; Tavares, A.; , "A FPGA based C runtime hardware accelerator," Industrial Informatics (INDIN), 2011 9th IEEE International Conference on, vol., no., pp.805-809, 26-29 July 2011
  • Salgado, F.; Garcia, P.; Gomes, T.; Cabral, J.; Mendes, J.; Ekpanyapong, M.; Tavares, A., "A customizable processor architecture for a design space exploration framework," Industrial Technology (ICIT), 2012 IEEE International Conference on , vol., no., pp.129,133, 19-21 March 2012
  • Tavares, A.; Carvalho, A.; Rodrigues, P.; Garcia, P.; Gomes, T.; Cabral, J.; Cardoso, P.; Montenegro, S.; Ekpanyapong, M., "A customizable and ARINC 653 quasi-compliant hypervisor," Industrial Technology (ICIT), 2012 IEEE International Conference on , vol., no., pp.140,147, 19-21 March 2012
  • Garcia, P; T. Gomes; F. Salgado; J. Cabral; P. Cardoso; A. Tavares; M. Ekpanyapong: “A Fault Tolerant Design Methodology for a FPGA-Based Softcore Processor”, 1st Conference on Embedded Systems, Computational Intelligence and Telematics in Control, Wurzburg, Germany, April 2012
  • Salgado, F.; Garcia, P.; Gomes, T.; Vale, J.; Pinto, S.; Cabral, J.; Ekpanyapong, M., "Shifting SOA to MPSoC: An exploratory example of application," Emerging Technologies & Factory Automation (ETFA), 2012 IEEE 17th Conference on , vol., no., pp.1,4, 17-21 Sept. 2012
  • Garcia, P.; Gomes, T.; Salgado, F.; Cardoso, P.; Cabral, J.; Ekpanyapong, M., "Reliability correlation between physical and virtual cores at the ISA level," Emerging Technologies & Factory Automation (ETFA), 2012 IEEE 17th Conference on , vol., no., pp.1,4, 17-21 Sept. 2012
  • Cardoso, N.; Garcia, P.; Gomes, T.; Salgado, F.; Rodrigues, P.; Cabral, J.; Mendes, J.; Tavares, A., "Multi-Camera Home Appliance Network: Handling device interoperability," Industrial Informatics (INDIN), 2012 10th IEEE International Conference on , vol., no., pp.69,74, 25-27 July 2012
  • Gomes, T.; Salgado, F.; Garcia, P.; Mendes, J.; Monteiro, J.; Tavares, A., "A PID controller module tightly-coupled on a processor datapath," Industrial Electronics (ISIE), 2012 IEEE International Symposium on , vol., no., pp.1352,1356, 28-31 May 2012 
  • Salgado, F.; Garcia, P.; Gomes, T.; Cabral, J.; Monteiro, J.; Tavares, A.; Ekpanyapong, M., "Exploring metrics tradeoffs in a multithreading extensible processor," Industrial Electronics (ISIE), 2012 IEEE International Symposium on , vol., no., pp.1375,1380, 28-31 May 2012