Dr. Mauricio Álvarez-Mesa visits the CC chair

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Dr. Mauricio Álvarez-Mesa and Andrés Goens

30 June 2015

Mauricio, a postdoc researcher at Prof. B. Juurlink’s group at the TU Berlin, visited the chair for compiler construction. He works at the “Embedded Systems Architectures” group, in topics ranging from low-power embedded systems to massively parallel high-performance systems. Mauricio gave a talk where he addressed the challenges of mapping today’s video codecs to modern architectures, including SIMD instruction and GPUs. He discussed the gap between manual and auto-vectorized code for today’s video applications.

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