# Benchmarks Game/Parallel/Mandelbrot

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## Latest revision as of 22:30, 22 January 2012

## [edit] 1 Mandelbrot

Old submission is:

### [edit] 1.1 Thread pool calculates lines in parallel

- Status: not submitted.

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$ ghc --make -O2 -fglasgow-exts -threaded -fbang-patterns -funbox-strict-fields -optc-O2 mand3.hs $ ./mand3 6400 +RTS -N2

This is a version of the Haskell GHC madnelbrot benchmark which has been modified to compute output lines in parallel using a pool of worker threads. Each worker thread receives work from the work queue, computes a line of the output bitmap, and sends it back to the master. The master waits for the lines in order and emits them to the output. When compiled with -threaded and run with +RTS -N2 it uses two cores simultaneously.

On my dual core, running time goes from,

* original unparallelized, 9.315s * dual core, 6.193s

The following flags should be used:

Compile time:

ghc --make -O2 -fglasgow-exts -threaded -fbang-patterns -funbox-strict-fields -optc-O2

Runtime:

./mand3 6400 +RTS -N2

Code:

This code has extra annotations about the usage of function arguments, which can be removed.

{-# OPTIONS -O2 -fvia-C -fexcess-precision #-} -- -- The Computer Language Benchmarks Game -- http://shootout.alioth.debian.org/ -- -- Contributed by Spencer Janssen, Trevor McCort, Christophe Poucet and Don Stewart -- -- Must be compiled with the -fexcess-precision flag as a pragma. GHC -- currently doesn't recognise the -fexcess-precision flag on the command -- line (!). -- -- The following flags are suggested when compiling: -- -- -O -fglasgow-exts -optc-march=pentium4 -- -fbang-patterns -funbox-strict-fields -optc-O2 -optc-mfpmath=sse -optc-msse2 -- import System import System.IO import Foreign import Foreign.Marshal.Array import Control.Concurrent import Control.Concurrent.MVar import Control.Concurrent.Chan import Control.Monad main = do -- width in pixels w <- getArgs >>= readIO . head -- width in bytes let n = w `div` 8 -- width of a pixel in the complex plane m = 2 / fromIntegral w coords = [T 1 0 y (fromIntegral y * m - 1) | y <- [0..w-1]] q <- newChan replies <- replicateM w newEmptyMVar mapM_ (writeChan q) $ zip coords replies replicateM_ 4 . forkIO $ worker q w m n putStrLn ("P4\n"++show w++" "++show w) mapM_ (takeMVar >=> \b -> hPutBuf stdout b n) replies -- Worker computes one line of the image and sends it to the master -- q - work queue -- w - width in pixels -- m - width of a pixel in the complex plane -- n - width in bytes worker q w m n = forever (do (coord, reply) <- readChan q p <- mallocArray0 n unfold (next_x w m n) p coord putMVar reply p) -- f - takes coordinates and returns Nothing if done -- or the next byte of the bitmap otherwise. -- ptr - buffer to write to -- x0 - initial coordinates unfold :: (T -> Maybe (Word8,T)) -> Ptr Word8 -> T -> IO (Ptr Word8) unfold !f !ptr !x0 = go ptr x0 where -- p - pointer into the buffer -- x - coordinates go !p !x = case f x of Just (w,y) -> poke p w >> go (p `plusPtr` 1) y Nothing -> return ptr -- T bs x y ci -- bx - x position in bytes -- x - x position in pixels -- y - y position in pixels -- ci - y position in complex plane data T = T !Int !Int !Int !Double -- w - image width in pixels -- iw - pixel width in the complex plane -- bw - image width in bytes next_x !w !iw !bw (T bx x y ci) | bx == bw = Nothing | otherwise = Just (loop_x w x 8 iw ci 0, T (bx+1) (x+8) y ci) -- w - image width in pixels -- x - current x coordinate in pixels -- n - bit positition from 8 to 0 -- iw - pixel width in the complex plane -- ci - current y coordinate in complex plane -- b - accumulated bit value. loop_x !w !x !n !iw !ci !b | x < w = if n == 0 then b else loop_x w (x+1) (n-1) iw ci (b+b+v) | otherwise = b `shiftL` n where v = fractal 0 0 (fromIntegral x * iw - 1.5) ci 50 -- julia function (r :+ i) (cr :+ ci) with max iterations k. fractal :: Double -> Double -> Double -> Double -> Int -> Word8 fractal !r !i !cr !ci !k | r2 + i2 > 4 = 0 | k == 0 = 1 | otherwise = fractal (r2-i2+cr) ((r+r)*i+ci) cr ci (k-1) where (!r2,!i2) = (r*r,i*i)