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RE: independent study
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: "'Matt Davis'" <mattdavis9 at gmail dot com>, <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Date: Wed, 31 May 2006 11:15:54 +0100
- Subject: RE: independent study
On 31 May 2006 03:59, Matt Davis wrote:
> While I have barely begun my study, my advisor and I have elected to
> continue with my previous independent study revolving around
> evolutionary programming. While at first this might seem a bit of a
> benefit for GCC optimizations, further thought contradicts that notion.
> can accomplish my goals. I am also wondering if evolutionary/genetic
> algorithms do seem of benefit to one particular optimization construct,
> that I might have over looked or not considered.
> I do realize that there is a project out there now that uses
> evolutionary concepts to optimize GCC with the current available command
> line options. While I think that is a great project, I would like to
> develop, or tweak, some type of internal aspect of GCC.
Evolutionary approaches might work well with register allocation or
instruction scheduling problems, mightn't they?
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