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Design of an MS-DOS PC program profiler

Subramaniam, KV and Thazhuthaveetil, MJ (1994) Design of an MS-DOS PC program profiler. In: Microprocessors and Microsystems, 18 (5). pp. 261-269.

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Abstract

Despite the popularity of the MS-DOS based PC and its compatibles, there have been few efforts at developing comprehensive program profilers for it. As a consequence, detailed instruction level usage studies of the PC have been difficult to conduct in the past. Existing profilers are unable to capture all the activity caused by the execution of a program. The design and implementation of a program profiler capable of capturing all processor initiated activity on the MS-DOS based PC are discussed, along with measurements made on sample application programs.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: The copyright of thsis article belongs to Elsevier.
Keywords: Program profiling;MS-DOS PC
Department/Centre: Division of Electrical Sciences > Computer Science & Automation (Formerly, School of Automation)
Date Deposited: 05 Sep 2006
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:30
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/8144

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