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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., Weber, L., Bernhardt, A., Riegger, C., Hardock, S., Knoedler, C., Stock, F., et al. (2020). nKV in Action: Accelerating KV-Stores on Native Computation Storage with Near-Data Processing. In Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment, Volume 13.
    Preprint
    Bibtex
    @inproceedings{weber2020vldb,
      author = {Vin\c{c}on, Tobias and Weber, Lukas and Bernhardt, Arthur and Riegger, Christian and Hardock, Sergey and Knoedler, Christian and Stock, Florian and Solis-Vasquez, Leonardo and Tamimi, Sajjad and Koch, Andreas},
      title = {nKV in Action: Accelerating KV-Stores on Native Computation Storage with Near-Data Processing},
      booktitle = {Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment, Volume 13},
      year = {2020}
    }
    
  2. 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}
    }
    
  3. 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}
    }
    
  4. 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}
    }
    
  5. 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}
    }
    
  6. 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}
    }
    
  7. 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}
    }