Electrical Engineering
      and Computer Sciences

Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

UC Berkeley

   

2008 Research Summary

Berkeley Benchmarking and Optimization Group (BeBop)

View Current Project Information

Katherine A. Yelick, James Demmel, Ankit Jain, Rajesh Nishtala, Vasily Volkov, Mark Frederick Hoemmen and Samuel Webb Williams

The BeBOP group is broadly interested in understanding software performance tuning issues, and the interaction or implications for hardware design. Among our general interests are:

  • the interaction between application software, compilers, and hardware;
  • managing tradeoffs among the various measures of performance, such as speed, accuracy, power, storage, etc.;
  • automating the performance tuning process, starting with the computational kernels which dominate application performance in scientific computing and information retrieval; and
  • performance modeling and evaluation of future computer architectures.