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From: Markus Mottl <markus@o...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Pointers needed for optimization problem.
On Fri, 23 Aug 2002, Xavier Leroy wrote:
> > Now, this is fairly trivial to do, but if you have an architecture
> > with SIMD vector floating point registers and opcodes, a whole range
> > of new interesting optimizations can be done.
> > So, what I am looking for is basically pointers to literature that deal with 
> > issues like these.
> 
> What you're after is traditionally called "instruction selection".
> A Google search on "SIMD instruction selection" gives some relevant
> papers.  (Follow the PDF links only :-)
> 
> Other sources of potential information:

For optimal instruction selection, you might want to consider ocamlburg,
which you can find here:

  http://www.cminusminus.org/tools.html

I don't know how useful it generally is for exploiting super-scalar
features, but it may be in some cases.

Regards,
Markus Mottl

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Markus Mottl                                             markus@oefai.at
Austrian Research Institute
for Artificial Intelligence                  http://www.oefai.at/~markus
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