Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Efficient parallelisation using combined loop and data transformations

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

2 Author(s)
O'Boyle, M.F.P. ; Inst. for Comput. Syst. Archit., Edinburgh Univ., UK ; Knijnenburg, P.M.W.

The paper attempts to minimise parallelisation overhead on distributed shared memory machines, such as the SGi Origin 2000, by the combination of non-singular loop and data transformations. We show that conflicting requirements on a loop transformation may be resolved by using a data transformation and vice-versa. We develop optimisation criteria for locality, synchronisation and communication and show that neither loop nor data transformations can be solely used for efficient parallelisation. This leads to the development of a novel global optimisation heuristic which is applied to 3 SPEC kernels where it is shown to outperform techniques solely based on loop or data transformations and to give significant improvement over an existing state-of-the-art commercial auto-paralleliser

Published in:

Parallel Architectures and Compilation Techniques, 1999. Proceedings. 1999 International Conference on

Date of Conference:

1999

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.