|Cost/Benefit of compiler optimization techniques? baxter@zola.ICS.UCI.EDU (Ira Baxter) (1990-11-28)|
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|Date:||Wed, 28 Nov 90 22:47:18 EST|
In article <9011280511.aa16546@ICS.UCI.EDU> Ira Baxter <baxter@zola.ICS.UCI.EDU> writes:
>I am interested in finding out the "most useful" optimizations ... by
>comparing average quantitative payoffs which rank them ... to some
>measure of the average effort to implement that optimization ...
>Additional useful information would be something like conditional utility,
>i.e., if technique A is used, then technique B is X% less useful.
^^^^ (or more!)
An ought-to-be classic work on just this question is Fredrick Chow's thesis,
done under John Henessey:
Author: F.C. Chow
Title: A Portable Machine-independent Global Optimizer - Design and
Report: CSL T.R. 83-254
Publisher: Computer Systems Laboratory, Stanford University
Availability: cost: $8.25
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