LCS Publication Details
Publication Title: Exploiting Superword Level Parallelism with Multimedia Instruction Sets
Publication Author: Larsen, Samuel
Additional Authors: Amrasinghe, Saman
LCS Document Number: MIT-LCS-TM-601
Publication Date: 11-18-1999
LCS Group: Computer Architecture
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Increasing focus on multimedia applications has prompted the addition of multimedia extensions to most existing general-purpose microprocessors. this added functionality comes primarily in the addition of short SIMD instructions. Unfortunately, access to theses instructions is limited to in-line assembly and library calls. Some researches have proposed using vector compilers as a means of exploiting multimedia instructions.
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