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    June 2018


    From Communications of the ACM

    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.

    Landon P. Cox | June 2018

    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.

    Charlie Curtsinger, Emery D. Berger | June 2018