A memory-layout oriented run-time technique for locality optimization

@inproceedings{Yan1998AMO,
  title={A memory-layout oriented run-time technique for locality optimization},
  author={Yong Yan and Xiaodong Zhang and Zhao Zhang},
  booktitle={ICPP},
  year={1998}
}
Exploiting locality at run-time is a complementary approach to a compiler approach for those applications with dynamic memory access patterns. This paper proposes a memory-layout oriented approach to exploit cache locality for parallel loops at run-time on Symmetric Multi-Processor (SMP) systems. Guided by applicationdependent hints and the targeted cache architecture, it reorganizes and partitions a parallel loop through shrinking and partitioning the memory-access space of the loop at run… CONTINUE READING

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