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ASPIRE:Exploiting Asynchronous Parallelism in Iterative Algorithms using a Relaxed Consistency-based DSM

Posted by Keval Vora, Sai Charan Koduru, Rajiv Gupta  on  May 14, 2015

The authors present a relaxed memory consistency model and consistency protocol that tolerate communication latency and minimize the use of stale values, outperforming other models.

01:37:59

Design Goals of the Smallest Federated Wiki

Posted by Ward Cunningham  on  May 07, 2015

Ward Cunningham discusses the designs goals of a federated wiki.

16:50

Statistical Debugging for Real-World Performance Problems

Posted by Linhai Song, Shan Lu  on  Apr 30, 2015 2

The authors show how statistical debugging can be used for diagnosing performance problems, lowing the overhead of run-time performance diagnosis without extending the diagnosis latency.

13:47

Flint: Fixing Linearizability Violations

Posted by Peng Liu, Omer Tripp, Xiangyu Zhang  on  Apr 23, 2015

The presenters introduce Flint, an automated fixing algorithm for composed Map operations suffering from atomicity violations, being able to fix 96% of the 48 faulty methods found in 27 popular apps.

18:22

Finding Minimum Type Error Sources

Posted by Zvonimir Pavlinovic, Tim King, Thomas Wies  on  Apr 17, 2015

The presenters discuss a framework for automatic localization of minimum type errors, demonstratively implemented for Hindley-Milner type systems and evaluated against OCaml benchmarks.

20:14

CheckCell: Data Debugging for Spreadsheets

Posted by Dan Barowy, Dimitar Gochev, Emery Berger  on  Apr 09, 2015

The presenters introduce CheckCell, an Excel add-on used to identify cells that have an unusually high impact on the spreadsheet’s computations.

15:35

Refactoring Java Generics by Inferring Wildcards, In Practice

Posted by John Altidor, Yannis Smaragdakis  on  Mar 30, 2015

John Altidor, Yannis Smaragdakis discuss an algorithm for refactoring and inferring more general type instantiations of Java generics using wildcards without changes to the Java type system.

16:59

Confined Gradual Typing

Posted by Esteban Allende, Johan Fabry, Ronald Garcia, Éric Tanter  on  Mar 18, 2015

The authors discuss gradual typing, combining static’s safety and dynamic’s flexibility in a single programming language by implicitly inserting casts where needed.

16:36

Rate Types for Stream Programs

Posted by Thomas Bartenstein, Yu David Liu  on  Mar 15, 2015

Thomas Bartenstein, Yu David Liu introduce RATE TYPES, a new type system to reason about and optimize data-intensive programs, performing static quantitative reasoning about stream rates.

33:28

Machine Learning for Programming

Posted by Peter Norvig  on  Mar 06, 2015 1

Peter Norvig keynotes on using machine learning techniques to solve more general software problems, helping both the advanced programmer and the novice one.

23:55

Fast Conservative Garbage Collection

Posted by Rifat Shahriyar, Steve Blackburn, Kathryn McKinley  on  Feb 25, 2015

Rifat Shahriyar, Steve Blackburn, Kathryn McKinley show that conservative garbage collectors using Immix can be as performant and sometimes even faster than generational GCs.

16:17

Rubah: DSU for Java on a Stock JVM

Posted by Luís Pina, Luís Veiga, Michael Hicks  on  Feb 18, 2015

Luís Pina, Luís Veiga, Michael Hicks introduce Rubah, a method for dynamically updating applications running on the JVM.

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