Return of the silver bullet or avoiding Groundhog Day? Auto-parallelisation reloaded: Inaugural Lecture

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Return of the silver bullet or avoiding Groundhog Day? Auto-parallelisation reloaded: Inaugural Lecture

  • Event time: 5:15pm
  • Event date: 10th March 2014
  • Speaker: (Personal Chair in Computer Science)
  • Location: Room G.07/G.07A, Informatics Forum

Event details

Abstract

Improving program performance using automatic tools has been the subject of research stretching back to the dawn of high level programming languages. For some, it is the perfect research topic - always room for improvement. For others, it is something that time and again fails to deliver. In this talk I will explore why compiler-based code optimization has often failed to deliver. I will also look at ways we can recast compiler optimization so that it can really deliver for the many-core era.

This event will be followed by a reception.

All welcome to attend.
RSVP Marjorie Dunlop: mdunlop2 [at] inf.ed.ac.uk

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