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Issues in Translation of High Performance Fortran

Bryan Carpenter
NPAC at Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY 13244


This lecture reviews some issues in the translation of an HPF program to a SPMD program. The need for a run-time array descriptor is discussed. An abstract model of a suitable Distributed Array Descriptor is developed. Illustrative translations of HPF fragments to Fortran and C++ are presented.

Bryan Carpenter 2002-07-12