The Interaction of Compilation Technology and Computer Architecture

The Interaction of Compilation Technology and Computer Architecture

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In brief summary, the following results were presented in this work: * A linear time approach was developed to find register requirements for any specified CS schedule or filled MRT. * An algorithm was developed for finding register requirements for any kernel that has a dependence graph that is acyclic and has no data reuse on machines with depth independent instruction templates. * We presented an efficient method of estimating register requirements as a function of pipeline depth. * We developed a technique for efficiently finding bounds on register require- ments as a function of pipeline depth. * Presented experimental data to verify these new techniques. * discussed some interesting design points for register file size on a number of different architectures. REFERENCES [1] Robert P. Colwell, Robert P. Nix, John J O'Donnell, David B Papworth, and Paul K. Rodman. A VLIW Architecture for a Trace Scheduling Com- piler. In Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems, pages 180-192, 1982. [2] C. Eisenbeis, W. Jalby, and A. Lichnewsky. Compile-Time Optimization of Memory and Register Usage on the Cray-2. In Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Languages and Compilers, Urbana l/inois, August 1989. [3] C. Eisenbeis, William Jalby, and Alain Lichnewsky. Squeezing More CPU Performance Out of a Cray-2 by Vector Block Scheduling. In Proceedings of Supercomputing '88, pages 237-246, 1988. [4] Michael J. Flynn. Very High-Speed Computing Systems. Proceedings of the IEEE, 54:1901-1909, December 1966.
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  • Hardback | 285 pages
  • 157.5 x 238.8 x 22.9mm | 680.4g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1994 ed.
  • VIII, 285 p.
  • 0792394518
  • 9780792394518

Table of contents

1. Introduction and Overview; D.J. Lilja, P.L. Bird, R.Y. Kain. 2. Architectural Support for Compile-Time Speculation; M.D. Smith. 3. Register Requirements for High Performance Code Scheduling; B. Mangione-Smith. 4. Data Dependencies in Decoupled Pipelined Loops; P.L. Bird. 5. The Effects of Traditional Compiler Optimization on Superscalar Architectural Design; T.M. Conte, K.N.P. Menezes. 6. Dynamic Program Monitoring and Transformation Using the OMOS Object Server; D.B. Orr, R.W. Mecklenburg, P.J. Hoogenboom, J. Lepreau. 7. Performance Limits of Compiler-Directed Multiprocessor Cache Coherence Enforcement; F. Mounes-Toussi, D.J. Lilja. 8. Compiling HPF for Distributed Memory MIMD Computers; Z. Bozkus, A. Choudhary, G. Fox, T. Haupt, S. Tanka. 9. The Influence of the Object-Oriented Language Model on a Supporting Architecture; M. Wolczko, I. Williams. 10. Project Triton: Towards Improved Programmability of Parallel Computers; M. Philippsen, T.M. Warschko, W.F. Tichy, C.G. Herter, E.A. Heinz, P. Lukowicz. Index.
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