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June 2018


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Technical Perspective: Measuring Optimization Potential with Coz

In "Coz: Finding Code that Counts with Causal Profiling," Curtsinger and Berger describe causal profiling, which tell programmers exactly how much speed-up bang to expect for their optimization buck.


From Communications of the ACM

Coz: Finding Code that Counts with Causal Profiling

Coz

This paper introduces causal profiling. Unlike past profiling approaches, causal profiling indicates exactly where programmers should focus their optimization efforts, and quantifies their potential impact.