Douglas Gregor, Sibylle Schupp, David R. Musser, "Design Patterns for Library Optimization", Scientific Programming, vol. 11, Article ID 382319, 12 pages, 2003. https://doi.org/10.1155/2003/382319
Design Patterns for Library Optimization
We apply the notion of design patterns to optimizations performed by designers of software libraries, focusing especially on object-oriented numerical libraries. We formalize three design patterns that we have abstracted from many existing libraries and discuss the role of these formalizations as a tool for guiding compiler optimizers. These optimizers operate at a very high level that would otherwise be left unoptimized by traditional optimizers. Finally, we discuss the implementation of a design pattern-based compiler optimizer for C++ abstract data types.
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