|Help finding compiler research? operjfk@hydra.Rose-Hulman.Edu (1993-08-23)|
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|From:||email@example.com (Tom Legrady)|
|Organization:||Math, Stats & CS, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada|
|Date:||Mon, 30 Aug 1993 12:47:17 GMT|
>>As a technique for selecting a graduate school, I'm trying to locate papers
>>on current research in programming language design and implementation.
>>Do I have to leaf through every issue of SIGPLAN, every POPL conference
>>proceeding, and every computer publication in general to find articles on
>>particular topics? Or are there indexes (sorted by subject) to computer
You're going to have to read every article ever published, as a
preliminary for your thesis, unless you learn to use your library
correctly. Take this question to your friendly librarian and discover
a world of information.
There are a number of indices, "Computer Abstracts" s the only one I
can remember the name of, off hand. There are also CDROM systems. They
have the disadvantage that they only cover recent papers, and articles
can be not found due to the use of equivalent keywords, but they are
fast and pretty thorough.
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