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DEEPSEA Report Summary

Project ID: 308246
Funded under: FP7-IDEAS-ERC
Country: France

Mid-Term Report Summary - DEEPSEA (Parallelism and Beyond: Dynamic Parallel Computation for Efficiency and High Performance)

This project aims to extend the frontiers of two major themes in computing, parallelism and dynamism, and develop a novel paradigm of computing: dynamic-parallelism. To this end, the project follows two lines of research. First, we develop techniques for extracting efficiency and high performance from parallel programs written in high-level programming languages. Second, we develop the dynamic-parallelism model, where computations can respond to a wide variety of dynamic changes to their data automatically and efficiently, by developing novel abstractions (calculi), high-level programming-language constructs, and compilation techniques.

The research has thus far culminated techniques for automatically controlling granularity in parallel computations, new scheduling algorithms for fine-grained parallelism, new parallel algorithms.
These techniques have been implemented as library extensions to the broadly used C++ programming language and are publicly available.


Catherine Zimmermann
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