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Implementing Domain-Specific Languages for Heterogeneous Parallel Computing
September/October 2011 (vol. 31 no. 5)
pp. 42-53
HyoukJoong Lee, Stanford University
Kevin J. Brown, Stanford University
Arvind K. Sujeeth, Stanford University
Hassan Chafi, Stanford University
Kunle Olukotun, Stanford University
Tirark Rompf, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
Martin Odersky, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne

Domain-specific languages offer a solution to the performance and the productivity issues in heterogeneous computing systems. The Delite compiler framework simplifies the process of building embedded parallel DSLs. DSL developers can implement domain-specific operations by extending the DSL framework, which provides static optimizations and code generation for heterogeneous hardware. The Delite runtime automatically schedules and executes DSL operations on heterogeneous hardware.

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Index Terms:
parallel programming, domain-specific languages, heterogeneous computing, CPU, GPU
HyoukJoong Lee, Kevin J. Brown, Arvind K. Sujeeth, Hassan Chafi, Kunle Olukotun, Tirark Rompf, Martin Odersky, "Implementing Domain-Specific Languages for Heterogeneous Parallel Computing," IEEE Micro, vol. 31, no. 5, pp. 42-53, Sept.-Oct. 2011, doi:10.1109/MM.2011.68
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