[m-dev.] Implicit Parallelism test cases.

Paul Bone pbone at csse.unimelb.edu.au
Thu Oct 16 14:23:30 AEDT 2008

On Thu, Oct 16, 2008 at 09:57:08AM +1100, Zoltan Somogyi wrote:
> On 16-Oct-2008, Paul Bone <pbone at csse.unimelb.edu.au> wrote:
> > I recall that Tom Conway used a monte carlo simulator to test parallel
> > conjunctions in his Phd thesis.  Do we have a (working) copy of this
> > program?
> You can ask Tom (he is working for NICTA), but that program uses only
> independent AND-parallelism, and thus would not be all that interesting for
> you.
> I know it is a cliche, but one thing you can try is using the compiler itself
> as a test case. There are many compiler passes that process all the procedures
> in the module one after the other. Some thread state, and some of this state
> may be rarely used.

This is probably a good idea.  Julien has also suggested that I can use
G12's minizinc to flatzinc translator which he guesses will have some
implicit dependant parallelism.

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