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SISAL versus Fortran: a comparison using the Livermore Loops

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2 Author(s)
D. Cann ; Lawrence Livermore Nat. Lab., CA, USA ; J. Feo

The authors compare the performance of SISAL, an application language for parallel numerical computations, and Fortran. The intent is to show that applicative programs, when compiled using a set of powerful yet simple optimization techniques, can achieve sequential execution speeds comparable to Fortran, and automatically utilize conventional shared memory multiprocessors

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Supercomputing '90., Proceedings of

Date of Conference:

12-16 Nov 1990