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Using hammock graphs to eliminate nonstructured branch statements

  • Fubo Zhang
  • Erik H. D'Hollander
Poster Session Regular Posters
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 694)

Abstract

The detection of parallelism is based on the dependence analysis of the program. One of the key problems is to partition the program into independent subtasks in the presence of control statements (MIMD). In this paper the nonstructured control statements are converted into structured ones. In this way, a large block of statements is obtained, and the control dependences of the program are easily converted into manageable parallel tasks.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Fubo Zhang
    • 1
  • Erik H. D'Hollander
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringUniversity of GhentGhentBelgium

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