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Issue No. 06 - November/December (2004 vol. 24)
ISSN: 0272-1732
pp: 74-82
Terry Sych , Intel
Dongkeun Kim , Intel
Bill Greene , Intel
John P. Shen , Intel
Hong Wang , Intel
Helper threading accelerates a program by exploiting a processor's multithreading capability to run assist threads. Based on the helper threading usage model, Virtual Multithreading (VMT), a form of switch-on-event user-level multithreading, can improve performance for real-world workloads with awall-clock speedup of 5.0 to 38.5 percent.
Perry H. Wang, Aamir B. Yunus, Kai-Ming Chan, Terry Sych, Jamison D. Collins, Dongkeun Kim, Stephen F. Moore, Bill Greene, John P. Shen, Hong Wang, "Helper Threads via Virtual Multithreading", IEEE Micro, vol. 24, no. , pp. 74-82, November/December 2004, doi:10.1109/MM.2004.75
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