SC19 Proceedings

The International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage, and Analysis

Poster 7: Hearing Single- and Multi-Threaded Program Behavior

Student: Mark Wissink (Calvin University), Joel Adams (Calvin University)
Supervisor: Joel Adams (Calvin University)

Abstract: There are many examples of visual program representation, but there is an unexplored area of sonic representation—audialization⁠—of programs. The Thread Safe Audio Library (TSAL) provides the necessary tools to create such program audializations. TSAL is a platform-independent, object-oriented C++ library that provides thread safe classes for synthesizing sound from a program. By adding TSAL calls to a sequential or parallel program, its behavior can be represented with sound. Audializations require a unique interpretation that may greatly benefit auditory learners and other programmers who are looking for a different way to profile a sequential or parallel program.

ACM-SRC Semi-Finalist: no

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