Muthu Manikandan Baskaran

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Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) offer tremendous computational power. CUDA (Compute Unified Device Architecture) provides a multi-threaded parallel programming model, facilitating high performance implementations of general-purpose computations. However, the explicitly managed memory hierarchy and multi-level parallel view make manual development of(More)
GPUs are a class of specialized parallel architectures with tremendous computational power. The new Compute Unified Device Architecture (CUDA) programming model from NVIDIA facilitates programming of general purpose applications on their GPUs. However, manual development of high-performance parallel code for GPUs is still very challenging. In this paper, a(More)
Performance optimization of stencil computations has been widely studied in the literature, since they occur in many computationally intensive scientific and engineering applications. Compiler frameworks have also been developed that can transform sequential stencil codes for optimization of data locality and parallelism. However, loop skewing is typically(More)
The polyhedral model provides powerful abstractions to optimize loop nests with regular accesses. Affine transformations in this model capture a complex sequence of execution-reordering loop transformations that can improve performance by parallelization as well as locality enhancement. Although a significant body of research has addressed affine scheduling(More)
Programmers for GPGPU face rapidly changing substrate of programming abstractions, execution models, and hardware implementations. It has been established, through numerous demonstrations for particular conjunctions of application kernel, programming languages, and GPU hardware instance, that it is possible to achieve significant improvements in the(More)
Several parallel architectures such as GPUs and the Cell processor have fast explicitly managed on-chip memories, in addition to slow off-chip memory. They also have very high computational power with multiple levels of parallelism. A significant challenge in programming these architectures is to effectively exploit the parallelism available in the(More)
The ubiquity of multicore processors in commodity computing systems has raised a significant programming challenge for their effective use. An attractive but challenging approach is automatic parallelization of sequential codes. Although virtually all production C compilers have automatic shared-memory parallelization capability, it is rarely used in(More)
Tiling is a crucial loop transformation for generating high performance code on modern architectures. Efficient generation of multi-level tiled code is essential for maximizing data reuse in systems with deep memory hierarchies. Tiled loops with parametric tile sizes (not compile-time constants) facilitate runtime feedback and dynamic optimizations used in(More)
Recent advances in polyhedral compilation technology have made it feasible to automatically transform affine sequential loop nests for tiled parallel execution on multi-core processors. However, for multi-statement input programs with statements of different dimensionalities, such as Cholesky or LU decomposition, the parallel tiled code generated by(More)
Tiling, a key transformation for optimizing programs, has been widely studied in literature. Parameterized tiled code is important for auto-tuning systems since they often execute a large number of runs with dynamically varied tile sizes. Previous work on tiled code generation has addressed parameterized tiling for the sequential context, and the parallel(More)