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Wednesday, July 1 • 10:40am - 11:00am
Keynote: RISC-V: Instruction Sets Want to be Free - Krste Asanovic, Professor, Computer Science Division, University of California, Berkeley

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The most important interface in a computer system is the instruction set architecture (ISA), as it connects software to hardware. So, given the prevalence of open standards for almost all other important interfaces, why are ISAs still proprietary? The RISC-V project provides a free and open alternative to proprietary ISAs, and is experiencing rapid uptake across the industry and around the globe, with the promise of opening up the hardware world to the same kind of rapid innovation seen with open-source software.

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Krste Asanovic

Chair, RISC-V International
Krste Asanović is a Professor in the EECS Department at the University of California, Berkeley. He received a PhD in Computer Science from UC Berkeley in 1998 then joined the faculty at MIT, receiving tenure in 2005. He returned to join the faculty at Berkeley in 2007, where he co-founded... Read More →

Wednesday July 1, 2020 10:40am - 11:00am CDT
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