Programming with neural surrogates of programs

@article{Renda2021ProgrammingWN,
  title={Programming with neural surrogates of programs},
  author={Alex Renda and Yi Ding and Michael Carbin},
  journal={Proceedings of the 2021 ACM SIGPLAN International Symposium on New Ideas, New Paradigms, and Reflections on Programming and Software},
  year={2021}
}
  • Alex RendaYi DingMichael Carbin
  • Published 17 October 2021
  • Computer Science
  • Proceedings of the 2021 ACM SIGPLAN International Symposium on New Ideas, New Paradigms, and Reflections on Programming and Software
Surrogates, models that mimic the behavior of programs, form the basis of a variety of development workflows. We study three surrogate-based design patterns, evaluating each in case studies on a large-scale CPU simulator. With surrogate compilation, programmers develop a surrogate that mimics the behavior of a program to deploy to end-users in place of the original program. Surrogate compilation accelerates the CPU simulator under study by 1.6×. With surrogate adaptation, programmers develop a… 

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