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Adarsh Yoga wins 3rd place in PLDI 2015 SRC.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Congratulations to Ph.D. student Adarsh Yoga (advisor: Prof. Santosh Nagarakatte), who has won third place in the graduate student category of the Student Research Competition (SRC), held at the ACM SIGPLAN 2015 Conference on Programming Language Design and Implementation (PLDI) held at Portland, Oregon. He wins a cash prize of $200, a bronze medal, and a two-year complimentary membership to the ACM and a subscription to the ACM Digital Library. An announcement appears on the PLDI’15 website: Adarsh’s work was entitled “Precise Detection of Atomcity Violations in Task Parallel Programs.” Task parallel programs written in languages such as Cilk aim to ease parallel program development, but still suffer from drawbacks such as atomicity violations. Adarsh’s work describes a novel method that advances the state of the art in atomicity violation for such task parallel programs.The SRC is a forum at several ACM conferences, including PLDI, where students present their work to the community in an effort to receive feedback.]]>