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Automatic parallelization of divide- and-conquer algorithms

  • Bernd Freisleben
  • Thilo Kielmann
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 634)

Abstract

In this paper we present a system that automatically partitions sequential divide- and-conquer algorithms programmed in C into independent tasks, maps these to a MEIKO transputer system and executes them in parallel. The feasibility of our approach is illustrated by parallelizing several example algorithms and measuring the resulting performance speedups.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernd Freisleben
    • 1
  • Thilo Kielmann
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science (FB 20)University of DarmstadtDarmstadtGermany

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