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JILP
2000
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BMAT - A Binary Matching Tool for Stale Profile Propagation
A major challenge of applying profile-based optimization on large real-world applications is how to capture adequate profile information. A large program, especially a GUI-based a...
Zheng Wang, Ken Pierce, Scott McFarling
JILP
2000
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Speculative Updates of Local and Global Branch History: A Quantitative Analysis
In today's wide-issue processors, even small branch-misprediction rates introduce substantial performance penalties. Worse yet, inadequate branch prediction creates a bottlen...
Kevin Skadron, Margaret Martonosi, Douglas W. Clar...
JILP
2000
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Comparing and Combining Profiles
How much do two profiles of the same program differ? When has a profile changed enough to warrant reexamination of the profiled program? And how should two or more profiles be com...
Serap A. Savari, Cliff Young
JILP
2000
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Memory Dependence Prediction in Multimedia Applications
We identify that a set of multimedia applications exhibit highly regular read-after-read (RAR) and read-after-write (RAW) memory dependence streams. We exploit this regularity to ...
Andreas Moshovos, Gurindar S. Sohi
JILP
2000
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Dynamic Register Renaming Through Virtual-Physical Registers
Register file access time represents one of the critical delays of current microprocessors, and it is expected to become more critical as future processors increase the instructio...
Teresa Monreal, Antonio González, Mateo Val...
JILP
2000
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Design and Analysis of Profile-Based Optimization in Compaq's Compilation Tools for Alpha
This paper describes and evaluates the profile-based optimizations in the Compaq C compiler tool chain for Alpha. The optimizations include superblock formation, inlining, command...
Robert S. Cohn, P. Geoffrey Lowney
JILP
2000
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A Comparative Survey of Load Speculation Architectures
Load latency remains a signi cant bottleneck in dynamically scheduled pipelined processors. Load speculation techniques have been proposed to reduce this latency. Dependence Predi...
Brad Calder, Glenn Reinman
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