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Patent Title: Profile-based preprocessor for optimizing programs

Assignee: IBM
Patent Number: US5613118
Issue Date: 03-18-1997
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File Date:06-20-1994

Abstract: The present invention is an system and method for optimizing a program, having qualified elements, at the source level. The method includes the steps of instrumenting each path of the qualified elements to create an instrumented program, executing the instrumented program to produce instrumentation information for each of the paths, analyzing the instrumentation information, and in response to the analyzing step, restructuring the program to create an optimize program.


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