Accession Number : ADA569973


Title :   The Platform-Aware Compilation Environment (PACE)


Descriptive Note : Final rept. 18 Mar 2009-2 Jun 2012


Corporate Author : RICE UNIV HOUSTON TX OFFICE OF SPONSORED RESEARCH


Personal Author(s) : Cooper, Keith D ; Mellor-Crummey, John ; Merenyi, Erzsebet ; Palem, Krishna ; Sadayappan, P ; Sarkar, Vivek ; Torczon, Linda


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a569973.pdf


Report Date : Sep 2012


Pagination or Media Count : 52


Abstract : The PACE Project investigated the feasibility of using a combination of characterization-driven optimization, feedback-directed optimization, and automatic selection of transformations to retarget an optimizing compiler to new computer systems. This report provides an overview of the design, the implementation, and the ways in which the PACE components advanced the state of the art in compilation, in performance measurement and attribution, in portable measurement of system characteristics, and in machine learning.


Descriptors :   *COMPILERS , *OPTIMIZATION , *SOFTWARE ENGINEERING , FEEDBACK , HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING , TRANSFORMATIONS


Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software
      Computer Hardware


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE