7th Workshop on Compiler-Driven Performance

Thursday October 30, 2008

Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel and Convention Centre

Associated with CASCON 2008

Final Program

Session 1 - Chair: Greg Steffan, University of Toronto
9:00-9:30Dataflow Analysis of Computer Game Narratives
Peng Zhang and Clark Verbrugge, University of McGill (slides)
9:30-10:00Improving Error Checking and Unsafe Optimizations using Software Speculation
Kirk Kelsey and Chen Ding, University of Rochester (slides)
10:00-10:30Improving 64-bit Java performance using Compressed References
Pramod Ramarao, IBM Toronto (slides)


Session 2 - Chair: Peng Wu, IBM Watson
11:00-11:30Sampling-based Whole Program Locality Profiling
Ian Christopher and Chen Ding, University of Rochester (slides)
11:30-12:00Efficient Locality Approximation Using Time
Xipeng Shen* and Jonathan Shaw**, *The College of William and Mary, **Shaw Technologies (slides)


Session 3 - Chair: Mark Stoodley, IBM Toronto
1:00-1:30Buffered dynamic run-time profiling of arbitrary data for Virtual Machines which employ interpreter and Just-In-Time (JIT) compiler
Nikola Grcevski, IBM Toronto (slides)
1:30-2:00Automatic Trace-Based Parallelization of Recursive Programs
Borys J. Bradel and Tarek S. Abdelrahman, University of Toronto (slides)
2:00-2:30AOT Compilation In a Dynamic Environment for Startup Time Improvement
Kenneth Ma and Marius Pirvu, IBM Toronto (slides)


Session 4 - Chair: Ondrej Lhotak, University of Waterloo
3:00-3:30Advancement of the Auto-SIMDization Technology in the XL Compiler
Amy Wang*, Yuan Zhao**, Alexandre Eichenberger**, Peng Wu**, *IBM Toronto, **IBM Watson (slides)
Christopher Kumar Anand and Wolfram Kahl, McMaster University (slides)
4:00-4:30Compiler Exploitation of Decimal Floating-Point Hardware
Ian McIntosh and Ivan Sham, IBM Toronto (slides)

Greg Steffan
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