Transformations for polyhedral process networks

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Transformations for polyhedral process networks

Type: Doctoral Thesis
Title: Transformations for polyhedral process networks
Author: Meijer, Sjoerd
Publisher: Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science (LIACS), Faculty of Science, Leiden University
Issue Date: 2010-12-08
Keywords: Programming of MPSoC
Polyhedral process networks
Transformations
Abstract: We use the polyhedral process network (PPN) model of computation to program and map streaming applications onto embedded Multi-Processor Systems on Chip (MPSoCs) platforms. The PPNs, which can be automatically derived from sequential program applications, do not necessarily meet the performance/resource constraints. A designer can therefore apply the process splitting transformations to increase program performance, and the process merging transformation to reduce the number of processes in a PPN. These transformations were defined, but a designer had many possibilities to apply a particular transformation, and these transformations can also be ordered in many different ways. In this dissertation, we define compile-time solution approaches that assist the designer in evaluating and applying process splitting and merging transformations in the most effective way.
Description: Promotor: E.F.A. Deprettere, Co-promotor: T.P. Stefanov
With Summary in Dutch
Faculty: Faculteit der Wiskunde en Natuurwetenschappen
Citation: Meijer, S., 2010, Doctoral Thesis, Leiden University
ISBN: 9789090257921
Handle: http://hdl.handle.net/1887/16221
 

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