Constant Propagation with Conditional Branches

  title={Constant Propagation with Conditional Branches},
  author={Mark N. Wegman and F. Kenneth Zadeck},
  journal={ACM Trans. Program. Lang. Syst.},
Constant propagation is a well-known global flow analysis problem. The goal of constant propagation is to discover values that are constant on all possible executions of a program and to propagate these constant values as far forward through the program as possible. Expressions whose operands are all constants can be evaluated at compile time and the results propagated further. Using the algorithms presented in this paper can produce smaller and faster compiled programs. The same algorithms can… CONTINUE READING
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