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In investigating the hypotheses, the scope of this work has been limited in several ways:

  1. It is limited to single-threaded complex 1D FFTs, because multi-dimensional, multi-threaded or multi-processor FFTs (or anycombination thereof) are ultimately decomposed into 1D components running on a single core, and all other things being equal, it is the performance ofthese 1D components running on a single microprocessor core that determines the overall performance of a given multi-threaded implementation;
  2. It is limited to transforms that operate on vectors of length 2 m where m N 0 , because these are the easiest to compute on machines, and consequently the most often used by applications. This excludesthe prime-factor algorithm  [link] , [link] , and the Radar  [link] and Bluestein  [link] , [link] , [link] algorithms for prime sizes;
  3. It is limited to the split-radix  [link] , [link] , [link] , [link] , [link] and conjugate-pair  [link] , [link] , [link] , [link] algorithms. The Winograd algorithm  [link] , [link] , [link] , [link] is excluded because of its low performance on systems where multiplication costs about the same as addition;
  4. It is limited to out-of-place transforms, because they are generally faster than in-place transforms, except at the boundaries of thecache  [link] ;
  5. The benchmark experiments are limited to the Intel x86 and ARM machines, because it is estimated that 92% of the microprocessors in therapidly expanding mobile market are ARM devices  [link] , while Intel's share of the worldwide PC and mobile PC microprocessors markets isestimated to be 79.3% and 84.4%, respectively  [link] .


The contributions of this work are summarized as follows:

  1. Three methods of computing the conjugate-pair algorithm on SIMD microprocessors are described in Streaming FFT ;
  2. The source code for the high-performance SIMD FFT library developed in this thesis is publicly available under a permissive open sourcelicence on github.


This work is divided into two parts. The first part, Chapters 1-4, encompasses therelevant background, while the second part, Chapters 5-8, is concerned withcontributions that challenge the state of the art.

A brief overview of the contents of each chapter:

  1. Algorithms provides an overview of FFT algorithms from the mathematical perspective;
  2. Implementation details complements the mathematical perspective of the previous chapter with a more focused view of the low level detailsthat are relevant to efficient implementation on SIMD microprocessors;
  3. Existing libraries reviews existing state of the art libraries, with reference to algorithms and implementation details of the previouschapters;
  4. Streaming FFT describes SFFT, a library for SIMD microprocessors that is, in many cases, faster than the state ofthe art FFT libraries reviewed in Existing libraries ;
  5. Benchmark methods describes the benchmarking methods used to evaluate performance and accuracy of various FFT implementations throughoutthis work;
  6. Results and discussion presents the results of benchmarks on 18 different machines, as well as the results of model-based optimizationexperiments, with reference to earlier chapters and other related work;
  7. Conclusions and future work concludes the work with a review of the hypotheses, a summary of the contributions, and some idea for directionsthat future work might take.

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