An Application-Specific Compiler for High-Speed Binary Image Morphology

@article{Hemmert2001AnAC,
  title={An Application-Specific Compiler for High-Speed Binary Image Morphology},
  author={Karl S. Hemmert and Brad L. Hutchings and Anshul Malvi},
  journal={The 9th Annual IEEE Symposium on Field-Programmable Custom Computing Machines (FCCM'01)},
  year={2001},
  pages={199-208}
}
This paper discusses a two-level compilation scheme used for generating high-speed binary image morphology pipelines from a textual description of the algorithm. The first-level compiler generates a generic morphology machine which is customized for the specified set of instructions by the second-level compiler. Because the generic machine is reused, we are able to avoid long synthesis times and achieve compile times similar to software compile times, while still achieving a 10X speed-up over… CONTINUE READING

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