How close can we get to automated system optimization from a software function? The target keeps moving but the tools keep becoming more capable
Building an optimal implementation of a system using a functional description has been an industry goal for a long time, but it has proven to be much more difficult than it sounds.
The general idea is to take software designed to run on a processor and to improve performance using various types of alternative hardware. That performance can be specified in various ways and for specific applications. The problems start when …
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