Issue No. 02 - February (1984 vol. 33)
M. Kobayashi , Amdahl Corporation
Loops are directly defined on an instruction execution string rather than on a directed graph model of a program derived from the source code. A simple efficient algorithm to find the loops and subloops thus defined is presented.
program behavior, Computer architecture, instruction buffer, locality of reference, loops, performance evaluation
M. Kobayashi, "Dynamic Characteristics of Loops," in IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 33, no. , pp. 125-132, 1984.