DOI: 10.1109/date.2004.1268868
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Abstract: AbstractCode optimization and high level synthesis can be posed as constraint satisfaction and optimization problems, such as graph coloring used in register allocation. Naturallyoccurring instances of such problems are often small and can be solved optimally. A recent wave of improvements in algorithms for Boolean satisfiability (SAT) and 0-1 ILP suggests generic problem-reduction methods, rather than problem-specific heuristics, because (1) heuristics are easily upset by new constraints, (2) heuristics tend…

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