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Interprocedural analysis and the information derived by it

  • F. E. Allen
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 23)

Abstract

Well structured programs are usually expressed as a system of functionally oriented procedures. By analyzing and transforming an entire system of procedures, linkages can be modified or eliminated and interprocedural data dependencies documented to the user. This paper presents some of the methods being developed to effect such interprocedural analysis and transformations.

Keywords

Control Flow Data Flow Data Item Basic Block Program Optimization 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. E. Allen
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Sciences DepartmentIBM T. J. Watson Research CenterYorktown HeightsUSA

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