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Research Topics

  • Using FPGAs for Acceleration of database and machine learning applications
  • Heterogeneous systems and applications

Short CV

  • since 2019

    Graduate Research Associate in the Embedded Systems and Applications Group (ESA), TU Darmstadt

  • 2017-2019

    Master of Science in Computer Science, TU Darmstadt

  • 2014-2017

    Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, TU Darmstadt

Publications

  1. Vinçon, T., Bernhardt, A., Petrov, I., Weber, L., and Koch, A. (2020). NKV: Near-Data Processing with KV-Stores on Native Computational Storage. In Proceedings of the 16th International Workshop on Data Management on New Hardware, DaMoN ’20. New York, NY, USA: Association for Computing Machinery. doi: 10.1145/3399666.3399934
    Preprint
    Bibtex
    @inproceedings{vincon2020damon,
      author = {Vin\c{c}on, Tobias and Bernhardt, Arthur and Petrov, Ilia and Weber, Lukas and Koch, Andreas},
      title = {NKV: Near-Data Processing with KV-Stores on Native Computational Storage},
      year = {2020},
      isbn = {9781450380249},
      publisher = {Association for Computing Machinery},
      address = {New York, NY, USA},
      url = {https://doi.org/10.1145/3399666.3399934},
      doi = {10.1145/3399666.3399934},
      booktitle = {Proceedings of the 16th International Workshop on Data Management on New Hardware},
      articleno = {10},
      numpages = {11},
      location = {Portland, Oregon},
      series = {DaMoN ’20}
    }
    
  2. Vinçon, T., Bernhardt, A., Weber, L., Koch, A., and Petrov, I. (2020). On the Necessity of Explicit Cross-Layer Data Formats in Near-Data Processing Systems. In 2020 IEEE 36th International Conference on Data Engineering Workshops (ICDEW) (pp. 109–114).
    Preprint
    Bibtex
    @inproceedings{vincon2020hardbd,
      author = {{Vinçon}, T. and {Bernhardt}, A. and {Weber}, L. and {Koch}, A. and {Petrov}, I.},
      booktitle = {2020 IEEE 36th International Conference on Data Engineering Workshops (ICDEW)},
      title = {On the Necessity of Explicit Cross-Layer Data Formats in Near-Data Processing Systems},
      year = {2020},
      volume = {},
      number = {},
      pages = {109-114},
      preprint = {http://db.ict.ac.cn/HardBD-Active-2020/papers/VinconBWKP-HardBDActive-2020.pdf}
    }
    
  3. Sommer, L., Weber, L., Kumm, M., and Koch, A. (2020). Comparison of Arithmetic Number Formats for Inference in Sum-Product Networks on FPGAs. In 2020 IEEE 28th Annual International Symposium on Field-Programmable Custom Computing Machines (FCCM) (pp. 1–10).
    Best Paper Award Preprint
    Bibtex
    @inproceedings{sommer2020fccm,
      author = {Sommer, Lukas and Weber, Lukas and Kumm, Martin and Koch, Andreas},
      booktitle = {2020 IEEE 28th Annual International Symposium on Field-Programmable Custom Computing Machines (FCCM)},
      title = {Comparison of Arithmetic Number Formats for Inference in Sum-Product Networks on FPGAs},
      year = {2020},
      pages = {1-10}
    }
    
  4. Weber, L., Sommer, L., Oppermann, J., Molina, A., Kersting, K., and Koch, A. (2019). Resource-Efficient Logarithmic Number Scale Arithmetic for SPN Inference on FPGAs. In International Conference on Field-Programmable Technology (FPT).
    Preprint
    Bibtex
    @inproceedings{weber2019relnsafsiof,
      title = {Resource-Efficient Logarithmic Number Scale Arithmetic for SPN Inference on FPGAs},
      author = {Weber, Lukas and Sommer, Lukas and Oppermann, Julian and Molina, Alejandro and Kersting, Kristian and Koch, Andreas},
      booktitle = {International Conference on Field-Programmable Technology (FPT)},
      year = {2019}
    }
    
  5. Oppermann, J., Sommer, L., Weber, L., Reuter-Oppermann, M., Koch, A., and Sinnen, O. (2019). SkyCastle: A Resource-Aware Multi-Loop Scheduler for High-Level Synthesis. In International Conference on Field-Programmable Technology (FPT).
    Preprint
    Bibtex
    @inproceedings{oppermann2019scamlsfhls,
      title = {SkyCastle: A Resource-Aware Multi-Loop Scheduler for High-Level Synthesis},
      author = {Oppermann, Julian and Sommer, Lukas and Weber, Lukas and Reuter-Oppermann, Melanie and Koch, Andreas and Sinnen, Oliver},
      booktitle = {International Conference on Field-Programmable Technology (FPT)},
      year = {2019}
    }
    
  6. Ober, M., Hofmann, J., Sommer, L., Weber, L., and Koch, A. (2019). High-Throughput Multi-Threaded Sum-Product Network Inference in the Reconfigurable Cloud. In Fifth International Workshop on Heterogeneous High-performance Reconfigurable Computing (H2RC).
    Preprint
    Bibtex
    @inproceedings{ober2019h2rc,
      title = {High-Throughput Multi-Threaded Sum-Product Network Inference in the Reconfigurable Cloud},
      author = {Ober, Micha and Hofmann, Jaco and Sommer, Lukas and Weber, Lukas and Koch, Andreas},
      booktitle = {Fifth International Workshop on Heterogeneous High-performance Reconfigurable Computing (H2RC)},
      year = {2019}
    }