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The results of: Profiling large-scale lazy functional programs

  • Stephen A. Jarvis
  • Richard G. Morgan
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1268)

Abstract

At the High Performance Functional Computing conference in Denver [MoJ95] a new approach to profiling was presented, this allowed the complete set of program costs to be recorded in so-called cost centre stacks. It was proposed that these program costs could then be manipulated using a post-processor which would speed up the task of profiling a Haskell program and would also produce more accurate profiling results.

This paper presents the results of using this new profiling tool in the analysis of a number of Haskell programs. The overheads of the scheme are discussed and the benefits of this new system are considered. The paper also outlines how this approach can be modified to trace and debug Haskell programs.

Keywords

Total Execution Time Program Cost Cost Centre Large Program Flat Profile 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephen A. Jarvis
    • 1
  • Richard G. Morgan
    • 2
  1. 1.Oxford University Computing LaboratoryOxfordEngland
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceDurham UniversityDurhamEngland

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