- Former Head
- PhD Students
We do research on compilers, programming languages, and program analysis to make programming modern heterogeneous systems more efficient and effective. Our recent focus is on:
- Implementing Domain-specific Languages using Partial Evaluation
- Vectorization of Irregular Low-Level Code
- Deriving Performance Models of Modern Hardware
Our current projects and tools include:
- Jan 2020
- We have a paper at IPDPS 2020 together with Bertil Schmidt's group on AnySeq, a high-performance sequence alignment library written in AnyDSL that compiles to CPUs, GPUs, and FPGAs from the same code base and is competitive with codes that have been developed for a specific hardware architecture.
- Jul 2019
- Our joint paper Rodent: Generating Renderers without Writing a Generator with the graphics group at Saarland University was accepted at SIGGRAPH 2019.
- Jun 2018
- Our paper on AnyDSL was accepted at OOPSLA 2018. AnyDSL is a clean-slate programming system with a simple, annotation-based, online partial evaluator that operates on our CPS-based IR Thorin and has code generators for various accelerators.
- Feb 2018
- Our paper on partially linearizing control flow was accepted at PLDI 2018. Partial control flow linearization generalizes if conversion to incorporate the results of a divergence analysis without imposing restrictions on the control flow graph.