Extending Scala with General Purpose GPU Programming

Student thesis: Master thesis (including HD thesis)

  • Reidar Beck
  • Helge Willum Larsen
  • Tommy Jensen
2. term, Computer Science, Master (Master Programme)
In this report we document an attempt to make it easier to use powerful GPUs by extending the Scala compiler to automatically offload work to the GPU. We benchmark similar code and find that it provides between 2-3 speedup compared to the CPU alone. Finally we discuss ways to improve the extention to offload more work.
LanguageEnglish
Publication date29 Jul 2011
Number of pages84
ID: 54793675