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CGO
2007
IEEE
9 years 6 months ago
Shadow Profiling: Hiding Instrumentation Costs with Parallelism
In profiling, a tradeoff exists between information and overhead. For example, hardware-sampling profilers incur negligible overhead, but the information they collect is consequen...
Tipp Moseley, Alex Shye, Vijay Janapa Reddi, Dirk ...
CGO
2007
IEEE
9 years 6 months ago
A Dimension Abstraction Approach to Vectorization in Matlab
Neil Birkbeck, Jonathan Levesque, José Nels...
CGO
2007
IEEE
9 years 6 months ago
Profile-assisted Compiler Support for Dynamic Predication in Diverge-Merge Processors
Dynamic predication has been proposed to reduce the branch misprediction penalty due to hard-to-predict branch instructions. A recently proposed dynamic predication architecture, ...
Hyesoon Kim, José A. Joao, Onur Mutlu, Yale...
CGO
2007
IEEE
9 years 8 months ago
Code Compaction of an Operating System Kernel
General-purpose operating systems, such as Linux, are increasingly being used in embedded systems. Computational resources are usually limited, and embedded processors often have ...
Haifeng He, John Trimble, Somu Perianayagam, Saumy...
CGO
2007
IEEE
9 years 8 months ago
Rapidly Selecting Good Compiler Optimizations using Performance Counters
Applying the right compiler optimizations to a particular program can have a significant impact on program performance. Due to the non-linear interaction of compiler optimization...
John Cavazos, Grigori Fursin, Felix V. Agakov, Edw...
CGO
2007
IEEE
9 years 8 months ago
Graph-Based Procedural Abstraction
A. Dreweke, Marc Wörlein, Ingrid Fischer, D. ...
CGO
2007
IEEE
9 years 8 months ago
Evaluating Heuristic Optimization Phase Order Search Algorithms
Program-specific or function-specific optimization phase sequences are universally accepted to achieve better overall performance than any fixed optimization phase ordering. A ...
Prasad Kulkarni, David B. Whalley, Gary S. Tyson
CGO
2007
IEEE
9 years 8 months ago
Isla Vista Heap Sizing: Using Feedback to Avoid Paging
Managed runtime environments (MREs) employ garbage collection (GC) for automatic memory management. However, GC induces pressure on the virtual memory (VM) manager, since it may t...
Chris Grzegorczyk, Sunil Soman, Chandra Krintz, Ri...
CGO
2007
IEEE
9 years 8 months ago
Understanding Tradeoffs in Software Transactional Memory
There has been a flurry of recent work on the design of high performance software and hybrid hardware/software transactional memories (STMs and HyTMs). This paper reexamines the ...
David Dice, Nir Shavit
CGO
2007
IEEE
9 years 8 months ago
Loop Optimization using Hierarchical Compilation and Kernel Decomposition
The increasing complexity of hardware features for recent processors makes high performance code generation very challenging. In particular, several optimization targets have to b...
Denis Barthou, Sébastien Donadio, Patrick C...
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