Compiling scientific code using partial evaluation

@article{Berlin1990CompilingSC,
  title={Compiling scientific code using partial evaluation},
  author={Andrew A. Berlin and Daniel Weise},
  journal={Computer},
  year={1990},
  volume={23},
  pages={25-37}
}
The partial evaluation approach, which transforms a high-level program into a low-level program that is specialized for a particular application, exposing the parallelism inherent in the underlying numerical computation, is discussed. A prototype compiler that uses partial evaluation is described. Experiments with the compiler have shown that for an important class of numerical programs, partial evaluation can provide marked performance improvements: speedups over conventionally compiled code… CONTINUE READING
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