[pypy-dev] Any publications regarding PyPy / trace-based JIT compiler?

Carl Friedrich Bolz cfbolz at gmx.de
Wed Jul 4 14:44:12 CEST 2012

On 07/03/2012 11:28 PM, Michael Sioutis wrote:
> Dear PyPy team,
> I am in the process of writing a paper that will target some AI
> conference, and I would like
> to ask if there are any relevant publications of yours or in general
> that showcase the possible advantages
> of trace-based JIT compilation over method-based JIT compilation or
> static compilation.
> I just want to use 2 or 3 of them as references when I explain why my
> implementation is more scalable
> and robust when compared to some C/C++/Java implementations (appart from
> different data structures and
> algorithms).
> Thank you :)

The two PyPy papers about our tracing JIT are these:


However, they don't really precisely answer you question, why tracing 
JITs are better.


Carl Friedrich

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