MASPLAS'96 Advanced Program (Michael Hind)
6 Mar 1996 21:12:52 -0500

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From: (Michael Hind)
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 6 Mar 1996 21:12:52 -0500
Organization: Compilers Central
Keywords: conference

  All of the information below (and more!) is contained on the Web at:


                                                          MASPLAS '96
Mid-Atlantic States Student Workshop on Programming Languages and Systems

                                            Saturday, April 27, 1996
                                      Lecture Center, SUNY at New Paltz
                                                  New Paltz, New York

                              MASPLAS '96 is being supported by ACM SIGPLAN.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Jeanne Ferrante, University of California at San Diego

PROGRAM CHAIR: Michael Hind, SUNY at New Paltz

SPECIAL NOTE: The deadline for submission of posters has been extended
    to April 1. (See below for more details)

Questions about MASPLAS should be sent to:



9:30 - 10:30 Registration (Continental Breakfast)

10:30 - 11:30 Keynote Address:
     "A View of Optimizing Compilers"
                                                    Jeanne Ferrante,
University of California at San Diego

11:30 - 12:30 Buffet Lunch

12:30 - 2:30 Session #1
  "Goals and Design of the Whole Program Optimizer"
      Amer Diwan, University of Massachusetts

  "Incremental Analysis of MOD Problem for C"
      Jyh-shiarn Yur and Barbara G. Ryder, Rutgers University

  "The Path-wise Approach to Data Flow Testing with Pointer Variables"
    Delia I.S. Marx, Mercy College and Phyllis G. Frankl, Polytechnic University

  "Symmetric Indexing of Arrays"
      George Becker and Neil V. Murray, SUNY at Albany

2:30 - 3:00 Break

3:00 - 5:00 Session #2
  "Loop Fusion for Data Locality and Parallelism"
      Sharad Singhai, University of Massachusetts

  "Identifying Tuple Usage Patterns in an Optimizing Linda Compiler"
      James B. Fenwick Jr. and Lori Pollock, University of Delaware

  "Implementing Data Parallel C on National's Adaptive Processing Architecture"
      Jang Don Kim, David Sarnoff Research Center

  "A Compiler-based Approach to Fault-Tolerance in Real-Time Systems"
      A. K. Ganesh and T. J. Marlowe, New Jersey Institute of Technology

5:00 - 6:00 Poster Session (See below for submission information)

6:00 Dinner (College Terrace)



Registration for MASPLAS'96 is a two-stage process:

  1. Provide us with registration information by registering using
  the interactive form (

  2. Send your payment by check or money order for $30 to "MASPLAS '96":

                    c/o Michael Hind
                    Dept. of Math & Computer Science
                    SUNY at New Paltz
                    75 South Manheim Blvd
                    New Paltz, NY 12561

Registration Deadline: April 1, 1996 (for both 1 & 2)

Registration and refund requests received after this date will only
be honored as circumstances allow.

If you cannot access the interactive registration form mentioned above,
please send e-mail or US mail with the following information:

Street Address:
Zip code:
e-mail address:

Dinner Selection: (One of the following)
Chicken: ___ Beef: ___ Vegetarian: ___



MASPLAS'96 is a one-day workshop that provides graduate students with
the opportunity to present their current research. A poster session
will follow the presentations to provide increased opportunities for
students to present their work. All presenters will provide a written
description of their work, which will be packaged into proceedings to
be distributed to all workshop attendees, as well as made available at
this web site. The nominal registration fee of $30 includes

  - attendance of the keynote address by Jeanne Ferrante,
      the two technical sessions, and the poster session
  - the workshop proceedings
  - lunch
  - dinner

New Paltz is located in the scenic mid-Hudson valley just east of the
Shawangunk Mountains. It is centrally located between Albany and New
York City immediately off of Exit 18 of the New York State Thruway
(Route 87). New Paltz is 90 minutes from Albany and New York City,
and approximately three hours from Syracuse, Ithaca, and Boston.
Stewart airport is 30 minutes away. The following inexpensive hotels
are located close to the college.

        Super 8 Motels: (800) 800-8000; (914) 255-8865
        Econolodge: (800) 424-4777; (914) 255-6200
        Days Inn of New Paltz: (800) 325-2525; (914) 883-7373
        87 Motel: (914) 255-9220

MASPLAS '95 was organized by Phil Pfeifer and held at East Stroudsburg


New Paltz is centrally located between Albany and New York City.

- To arrive at the workshop take the New York State Thruway (Route 87)
    to Exit 18.

- Make a left at the first light onto Main Street (Route 299 West).

- At the 3rd traffic light (.6 of a mile) after making the left, make
    another left on to South Manheim Blvd (Route 32 South).

- Pass the college's main entrance. After .6 of a mile, make a right
    on to the college's service road.

- Follow this windy road over a pond and past 2 stop signs. Make a
    right at the sign marked "Lecture Center".
    Park in either the first lot (on the right) or continue to the lots
    behind the Lecture Center (2nd building on the right).

- The entrance to the building is in the front.

For access to a detailed campus map, check the web page at



We have extended the deadline for the submission of poster presentations to
MASPLAS'96 to April 1, 1996.

Poster submissions are eligible to be included in the proceedings as
well as the workshop's web site after the workshop. Submitters will
be provided with poster board to present their work throughout the
workshop. Time has been set aside for workshop attendees to view the
posters and discuss the work with the presenters.

If you would like to present a poster (with or without a paper
version), please e-mail to and let us know
the following:

    - The title of your poster
    - Your name, department, and institution
    - Any co-authors on the work

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