FDA153 (ht 2004)
Compiler Seminar: Programming language design and implementation (3p)

— Reviewing in compiler technology —

Recommended for
Graduate (ECSEL, CUGS, ...) students interested in the areas of compilers, computer architecture, parallel processing, or embedded systems.

Registration / List of participants (internal access only)

We read and discuss research papers from recent compiler conferences such as PLDI, POPL, CC, CGO, PACT, LCTES, ICS, ...
Student presentations with opposition and discussion. Written summaries. Written reviews of recent research papers.
The number of participants is limited to about 16.

The course was last given
2003. It is now offered in even years in September/October/November, following the course FDA001 Advanced Compiler Construction.

The course gives insights into currently hot topics in compiler construction. A secondary goal is to practise presentations, opposition, and writing reviews of scientific papers.

Advanced Compiler Construction (FDA001) or equivalent background knowledge.


Date Time Location Topic (with links to slides (PS/PDF) where available) Lecturer
30 Aug 2004 14-17 Knuth Introductory meeting:
Lecture on Aspects of reviewing
Distribution of papers to review.
Ca. 2.5 hrs in total.
C. Kessler
v36-v44 Reviewing phase (via e-mail)
29 okt 2004 14-16 von Neumann All reviews done. Short meeting, ranking of papers
17 nov 2004 9-12 von Neumann Presentations:
Håkan Mattsson: Paper 6
Mikhail Chalabine: Paper 1
Kaj Nyström: Paper 8
Anders Henriksson: Paper 5
Wrap-up, Evaluation
All other meeting times will be fixed in the introductory meeting and announced on this page.

List of papers
see /home/chrke/CSEM2004papers

Reviewing schema

Reviewing form
see /home/chrke/CSEM2004papers

Papers to be presented


Other literature to be announced. See also the literature list of Advanced Compiler Construction for background literature.

Christoph Kessler (course leader, examiner)

MOM1: presentation of a paper 1p
MOM2: opponering 0.5p
MOM3: written reviews of 4 papers (inl-uppgift) and written feedback to 4 reviews 1.5p

3 credits

Students who have not attended FDA001 please contact the course leader about the prerequisites.

This page is maintained by Christoph Kessler (chrke \at ida.liu.se)