[Libre-soc-dev] SVP64 parallel map-reduce idea

Jacob Lifshay programmerjake at gmail.com
Fri Jun 11 22:30:55 BST 2021

On Fri, Jun 11, 2021, 14:28 Jacob Lifshay <programmerjake at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Jun 11, 2021, 11:06 Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <lkcl at lkcl.net>
> wrote:
>> after implementing the scalar map-reduce in ISACaller, it occurred to me
>> that a fixed (predictable, useful, non-ambiguous, clear) algorithm for the
>> Program Order in which the reductions has to take place might be a good
>> idea.
> Here's my proposal:
> we say all reductions behave as-if the following tree-reduction algorithm

"as-if" meaning that the cpu can use a more/less efficient algorithm as
long as the results are identical.



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