Parallel machines : parallel machine languages : the emergence of hybrid dataflow computer architectures

by Robert A. Iannucci ; with a foreword by Arvind


  • One: The Problem Domain.- 1.1 Abstract Program Representation.- The WaveFront Example.- Expressions.- Loops.- Data Types.- 1.2 Two Fundamental Issues.- Latency: The First Fundamental Issue.- Synchronization: The Second Fundamental Issue.- 1.3 The Cost of Parallelism.- Assumptions.- Analysis.- 1.4 Summary.- Two: The Importance of Processor Architecture.- 2.1 von Neumann Architectures.- Tolerating Latency.- Synchronization Methods.- Analysis and Summary.- 2.2 Dataflow Architectures.- 2.3 Comparison of Approaches.- 2.4 Summary.- Three: A Dataflow / von Neumann Hybrid.- 3.1 Synthesis.- 3.2 Compilation Target Model.- A Suitable Program Representation.- Support for Synchronization.- Latency.- Overview of the Model.- 3.3 Execution Models.- The Ideal Processor.- The Realistic Processor.- 3.4 Summary.- Four: Compiling for the Hybrid Architecture.- 4.1 DFPG Revisited.- DFPG Instructions.- Codeblocks.- 4.2 Strategic Issues for Partitioning.- Possible Constraints.- Scope.- Examples.- Latency-Directed Partitioning.- Summary.- 4.3 Code Generator.- Overall Goal and Method.- Simplifications.- Partitioning Constraints.- Operand Storage Allocation.- Machine Code Generation and Partitioning.- Optimizer.- Assembler.- 4.4 Summary.- Five: Analysis.- 5.1 Idealized Model.- Static Statistics.- Dynamic Characteristics.- WaveFront Revisited.- Power of a Hybrid Instruction.- 5.2 Realistic Model.- Cache Operating Point.- Cache Robustness.- Parallelism.- Toleration of Latency.- 5.3 Summary.- Six: Conclusion.- 6.1 Summary of the Present Work.- 6.2 Future Work.- 6.3 Related Work.- HEP Revisited.- MASA Revisited.- The UCI Process-Oriented Model Project.- The IBM/ETH Project.- 6.4 Closing Remarks.- References.

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書名 Parallel machines : parallel machine languages : the emergence of hybrid dataflow computer architectures
著作者等 DeGroot, Doug
Iannucci, Robert A.
シリーズ名 The Kluwer international series in engineering and computer science
出版元 Kluwer Academic Publishers
刊行年月 c1990
ページ数 xxviii, 197 p.
大きさ 25 cm
ISBN 0792391012
NCID BA10571522
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言語 英語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国