Resource bounds analysis.

Navas, J. and Mera, E. and López García, Pedro and Hermenegildo, Manuel V. (2006). Resource bounds analysis.. Monografía (Technical Report). Facultad de Informática (UPM), Madrid, Spain.


Title: Resource bounds analysis.
  • Navas, J.
  • Mera, E.
  • López García, Pedro
  • Hermenegildo, Manuel V.
Item Type: Monograph (Technical Report)
Date: 3 November 2006
Faculty: Facultad de Informática (UPM)
Department: Inteligencia Artificial
Creative Commons Licenses: Recognition - No derivative works - Non commercial

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We present a generic analysis that infers both upper and lower bounds on the usage that a program makes of a set of user-definable resources. The inferred bounds will in general be functions of input data sizes. A resource in our approach is a quite general, user-defined notion which associates a basic cost function with elementary operations. The analysis then derives the related (upper- and lower- bound) cost functions for all procedures in the program. We also present an assertion language which is used to define both such resources and resource-related properties that the system can then check based on the results of the analysis. We have performed some experiments with some concrete resource-related properties such as execution steps, bits sent or received by an application, number of arithmetic operations performed, number of calls to a procedure, number of transactions, etc. presenting the resource usage functions inferred and the times taken to perform the analysis. Applications of our analysis include resource consumption verification and debugging (including for mobile code), resource control in parallel/distributed computing, and resource-oriented specialization.

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