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36th ACM SIGPLAN Conference on Programming Language Design and Implementation (PLDI 2015), June 13–17, 2015, Portland, OR, USA

PLDI 2015 – Proceedings

Contents - Abstracts - Authors

Frontmatter

Title Page
Welcome from the PLDI Chairs
Message from the Artifact Evaluation Committee Chairs
PLDI 2015 Organization
Sponsors and Supporters

Research Papers

Distinguished Papers

Automatically Improving Accuracy for Floating Point Expressions
Pavel Panchekha, Alex Sanchez-Stern, James R. Wilcox, and Zachary Tatlock
(University of Washington, USA)
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Diagnosing Type Errors with Class
Danfeng Zhang, Andrew C. Myers, Dimitrios Vytiniotis, and Simon Peyton-Jones
(Cornell University, USA; Microsoft Research, UK)
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Provably Correct Peephole Optimizations with Alive
Nuno P. Lopes, David Menendez, Santosh Nagarakatte, and John Regehr
(Microsoft Research, UK; Rutgers University, USA; University of Utah, USA)
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Correctness

Algorithmic Debugging of Real-World Haskell Programs: Deriving Dependencies from the Cost Centre Stack
Maarten Faddegon and Olaf Chitil
(University of Kent, UK)
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Automatic Error Elimination by Horizontal Code Transfer across Multiple Applications
Stelios Sidiroglou-Douskos, Eric Lahtinen, Fan Long, and Martin Rinard
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)
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Light: Replay via Tightly Bounded Recording
Peng Liu, Xiangyu Zhang, Omer Tripp, and Yunhui Zheng
(Purdue University, USA; IBM Research, USA)
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Many-Core Compiler Fuzzing
Christopher Lidbury, Andrei Lascu, Nathan Chong, and Alastair F. Donaldson
(Imperial College London, UK; University College London, UK)
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Verification

Mechanized Verification of Fine-Grained Concurrent Programs
Ilya Sergey, Aleksandar Nanevski, and Anindya Banerjee
(IMDEA Software Institute, Spain)
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Verification of Producer-Consumer Synchronization in GPU Programs
Rahul Sharma, Michael Bauer, and Alex Aiken
(Stanford University, USA; NVIDIA Research, USA)
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Relaxing Safely: Verified On-the-Fly Garbage Collection for x86-TSO
Peter Gammie, Antony L. Hosking, and Kai Engelhardt
(NICTA, Australia; Purdue University, USA; UNSW, Australia)
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Verifying Read-Copy-Update in a Logic for Weak Memory
Joseph Tassarotti, Derek Dreyer, and Viktor Vafeiadis
(Carnegie Mellon University, USA; MPI-SWS, Germany)
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Optimization

LaminarIR: Compile-Time Queues for Structured Streams
Yousun Ko, Bernd Burgstaller, and Bernhard Scholz
(Yonsei University, South Korea; University of Sydney, Australia)
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Optimizing Off-Chip Accesses in Multicores
Wei Ding, Xulong Tang, Mahmut Kandemir, Yuanrui Zhang, and Emre Kultursay
(Pennsylvania State University, USA; Intel, USA)
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Improving Compiler Scalability: Optimizing Large Programs at Small Price
Sanyam Mehta and Pen-Chung Yew
(University of Minnesota, USA)
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TOPLAS

Verification of a Cryptographic Primitive: SHA-256 (Abstract)
Andrew W. Appel
(Princeton University, USA)
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Concurrency I

Asynchronous Programming, Analysis and Testing with State Machines
Pantazis Deligiannis, Alastair F. Donaldson, Jeroen Ketema, Akash Lal, and Paul Thomson
(Imperial College London, UK; Microsoft Research, India)
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Stateless Model Checking Concurrent Programs with Maximal Causality Reduction
Jeff Huang
(Texas A&M University, USA)
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Synthesizing Racy Tests
Malavika Samak, Murali Krishna Ramanathan, and Suresh Jagannathan
(Indian Institute of Science, India; Purdue University, USA)
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The Push/Pull Model of Transactions
Eric Koskinen and Matthew Parkinson
(IBM Research, USA; Microsoft Research, UK)
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Synthesis I

Efficient Synthesis of Network Updates
Jedidiah McClurg, Hossein Hojjat, Pavol Černý, and Nate Foster
(University of Colorado at Boulder, USA; Cornell University, USA)
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Efficient Synthesis of Probabilistic Programs
Aditya V. Nori, Sherjil Ozair, Sriram K. Rajamani, and Deepak Vijaykeerthy
(Microsoft Research, India; IIT Delhi, India)
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FlashRelate: Extracting Relational Data from Semi-structured Spreadsheets Using Examples
Daniel W. Barowy, Sumit Gulwani, Ted Hart, and Benjamin Zorn
(University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA; Microsoft Research, USA)
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Synthesizing Data Structure Transformations from Input-Output Examples
John K. Feser, Swarat Chaudhuri, and Isil Dillig
(Rice University, USA; University of Texas at Austin, USA)
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Concurrency II

Composing Concurrency Control
Ofri Ziv, Alex Aiken, Guy Golan-Gueta, G. Ramalingam, and Mooly Sagiv
(Tel Aviv University, Israel; Stanford University, USA; Microsoft Research, India)
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Dynamic Partial Order Reduction for Relaxed Memory Models
Naling Zhang, Markus Kusano, and Chao Wang
(Virginia Tech, USA)
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Monitoring Refinement via Symbolic Reasoning
Michael Emmi, Constantin Enea, and Jad Hamza
(IMDEA Software Institute, Spain; University of Paris Diderot, France)
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Preventing Glitches and Short Circuits in High-Level Self-Timed Chip Specifications
Stephen Longfield, Brittany Nkounkou, Rajit Manohar, and Ross Tate
(Cornell University, USA)
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Analysis

DAG Inlining: A Decision Procedure for Reachability-Modulo-Theories in Hierarchical Programs
Akash Lal and Shaz Qadeer
(Microsoft Research, India; Microsoft Research, USA)
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Exploring and Enforcing Security Guarantees via Program Dependence Graphs
Andrew Johnson, Lucas Waye, Scott Moore, and Stephen Chong
(Harvard University, USA; MIT Lincoln Laboratory, USA)
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Making Numerical Program Analysis Fast
Gagandeep Singh, Markus Püschel, and Martin Vechev
(ETH Zurich, Switzerland)
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Tree Dependence Analysis
Yusheng Weijiang, Shruthi Balakrishna, Jianqiao Liu, and Milind Kulkarni
(Purdue University, USA)
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Semantics I

A Formal C Memory Model Supporting Integer-Pointer Casts
Jeehoon Kang, Chung-Kil Hur, William Mansky, Dmitri Garbuzov, Steve Zdancewic, and Viktor Vafeiadis
(Seoul National University, South Korea; University of Pennsylvania, USA; MPI-SWS, Germany)
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Defining the Undefinedness of C
Chris Hathhorn, Chucky Ellison, and Grigore Roşu
(University of Missouri, USA; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)
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KJS: A Complete Formal Semantics of JavaScript
Daejun Park, Andrei Stefănescu, and Grigore Roşu
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)
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Verdi: A Framework for Implementing and Formally Verifying Distributed Systems
James R. Wilcox, Doug Woos, Pavel Panchekha, Zachary Tatlock, Xi Wang, Michael D. Ernst, and Thomas Anderson
(University of Washington, USA)
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Performance

Static Detection of Asymptotic Performance Bugs in Collection Traversals
Oswaldo Olivo, Isil Dillig, and Calvin Lin
(University of Texas at Austin, USA)
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Autotuning Algorithmic Choice for Input Sensitivity
Yufei Ding, Jason Ansel, Kalyan Veeramachaneni, Xipeng Shen, Una-May O’Reilly, and Saman Amarasinghe
(North Carolina State University, USA; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)
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Helium: Lifting High-Performance Stencil Kernels from Stripped x86 Binaries to Halide DSL Code
Charith Mendis, Jeffrey Bosboom, Kevin Wu, Shoaib Kamil, Jonathan Ragan-Kelley, Sylvain Paris, Qin Zhao, and Saman Amarasinghe
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA; Stanford University, USA; Adobe, USA; Google, USA)
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Profile-Guided Meta-Programming
William J. Bowman, Swaha Miller, Vincent St-Amour, and R. Kent Dybvig
(Northeastern University, USA; Cisco Systems, USA)
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Semantics II

Declarative Programming over Eventually Consistent Data Stores
KC Sivaramakrishnan, Gowtham Kaki, and Suresh Jagannathan
(University of Cambridge, UK; Purdue University, USA)
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Blame and Coercion: Together Again for the First Time
Jeremy Siek, Peter Thiemann, and Philip Wadler
(Indiana University, USA; University of Freiburg, Germany; University of Edinburgh, UK)
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Lightweight, Flexible Object-Oriented Generics
Yizhou Zhang, Matthew C. Loring, Guido Salvaneschi, Barbara Liskov, and Andrew C. Myers
(Cornell University, USA; TU Darmstadt, Germany; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)
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Relatively Complete Counterexamples for Higher-Order Programs
Phúc C. Nguyễn and David Van Horn
(University of Maryland, USA)
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Logic

Automatic Induction Proofs of Data-Structures in Imperative Programs
Duc-Hiep Chu, Joxan Jaffar, and Minh-Thai Trinh
(National University of Singapore, Singapore)
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Compositional Certified Resource Bounds
Quentin Carbonneaux, Jan Hoffmann, and Zhong Shao
(Yale University, USA)
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Peer-to-Peer Affine Commitment using Bitcoin
Karl Crary and Michael J. Sullivan
(Carnegie Mellon University, USA)
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Termination and Non-termination Specification Inference
Ton Chanh Le, Shengchao Qin, and Wei-Ngan Chin
(National University of Singapore, Singapore; Teesside University, UK; Shenzhen University, China)
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Parallelism

Celebrating Diversity: A Mixture of Experts Approach for Runtime Mapping in Dynamic Environments
Murali Krishna Emani and Michael O'Boyle
(University of Edinburgh, UK)
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Efficient Execution of Recursive Programs on Commodity Vector Hardware
Bin Ren, Youngjoon Jo, Sriram Krishnamoorthy, Kunal Agrawal, and Milind Kulkarni
(Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA; Purdue University, USA; Washington University at St. Louis, USA)
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Loop and Data Transformations for Sparse Matrix Code
Anand Venkat, Mary Hall, and Michelle Strout
(University of Utah, USA; Colorado State University, USA)
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Synthesizing Parallel Graph Programs via Automated Planning
Dimitrios Prountzos, Roman Manevich, and Keshav Pingali
(University of Texas at Austin, USA; Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel)
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Potpourri

Zero-Overhead Metaprogramming: Reflection and Metaobject Protocols Fast and without Compromises
Stefan Marr, Chris Seaton, and Stéphane Ducasse
(INRIA, France; Oracle Labs, USA; University of Manchester, UK)
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Finding Counterexamples from Parsing Conflicts
Chinawat Isradisaikul and Andrew C. Myers
(Cornell University, USA)
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Interactive Parser Synthesis by Example
Alan Leung, John Sarracino, and Sorin Lerner
(University of California at San Diego, USA)
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A Simpler, Safer Programming and Execution Model for Intermittent Systems
Brandon Lucia and Benjamin Ransford
(Carnegie Mellon University, USA; University of Washington, USA)
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Synthesis II

Concurrency Debugging with Differential Schedule Projections
Nuno Machado, Brandon Lucia, and Luís Rodrigues
(Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal; Carnegie Mellon University, USA)
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Synthesis of Machine Code from Semantics
Venkatesh Srinivasan and Thomas Reps
(University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA; GrammaTech, USA)
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Synthesis of Ranking Functions using Extremal Counterexamples
Laure Gonnord, David Monniaux, and Gabriel Radanne
(Claude Bernard University Lyon 1, France; LIP, France; University of Grenoble, France; VERIMAG, France; University of Paris Diderot, France)
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Type-and-Example-Directed Program Synthesis
Peter-Michael Osera and Steve Zdancewic
(University of Pennsylvania, USA)
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