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Final theses examinated

in chronological order of last examination moment. Master thesis, unless stated otherwise.
  • Fredrik Hallenberg:
    Kodoptimering på stackbaserad maskin
    Project at Kreatel AB, Linköping. Presentation 23/8/2002.

  • Johan Möller:
    Run-time system for PLEX on the JVM
    Project at Ericsson SoftLab AB, Linköping. Presentation 31/10/2002.

  • Mikhail Chalabine:
    Parallelization of the interpreter in a test system for mobile telecommunication components
    Project at Ericsson AB, Linköping. Presentation 23/8/2002.
    ☆ Result published as conference paper at HPC-2003, Orlando, USA

  • Svante Arvedahl:
    Java Just-In-Time Compilation for the IA-64 Architecture
    Project at Ericsson AB SoftLab, Linköping.
    Presentation 12/12/2002
    ☆ Conference paper submitted

  • Rikard Hansson:
    Simulated Time and Online Backup in the ABB Industrial Training Simulator Operator Station
    Project at ABB AB, Västerås/Oslo.
    Presentation 5/6/2003.

  • Jörgen Niemi and Lennart Johansson:
    En semiautomatisk konverter för användningsspecifika Perl-program till Java.
    Project at UNIT, Linköpings universitet.
    Presentation 19/9/2003.

  • Stefan Eng:
    Heuristic Online Profile-Based Instruction Cache Optimisation in a Just-In-Time Compiler.
    Develops code layout strategies to optimize instruction cache performance for large JIT-compiled programs in telecommunication switches.
    Project at Ericsson AB Softlab.
    Presentation 23/1/2004.

  • Susanne Jarl:
    TentaCheck: Ett verktyg för automatisk testning av TFK's tentaschemaremiss.
    Project at IDA for studierektor SaS.
    Co-supervised with Kristian Sandahl.
    Presentation 26/4/2004.

  • Tobias Marciszko:
    A tool for optimized layout of flat cable harnesses for future on-board cabling systems in cars.
    Project at Daimler-Chrysler AG Forschung und Technologie, Esslingen.
    Presentation 16/4/2004.

  • Anders Edqvist:
    High-level optimizations for OPTIMIST.
    Project at IDA, part of the OPTIMIST project.
    Co-supervised with Andrzej Bednarski.
    Presentation 21/10/2004.

  • Johan Ericsson:
    Capacity characteristics of conditional execution
    Project at Ericsson AB, Linköping.
    Presentation 12/11/2004.

  • David Landen:
    ARM9E processor specification for OPTIMIST.
    Project at IDA in cooperation with IAR Systems AB, part of the OPTIMIST project.
    Co-supervised with Andrzej Bednarski.
    Presentation 25/2/2005.

  • Mattias Eriksson:
    Load balancing of irregular parallel divide-and-conquer algorithms in group-SPMD programming environments.
    Project at IDA.
    Presentation 21/10/2005
    ☆ Result published as conference paper at PASA'06, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

  • Johan Rees:
    Undersökning av algoritmers parallelliserbarhet i en parallellprocessor implementerad med rekonfigurerbar hårdvara..
    Project at Mitrionics AB, Lund.
    Presentation 8/12/2005.

  • Henrik Abelsson:
    Evaluation of a reconfigurable architecture for supercomputing applications.
    Project at Mitrionics AB, Lund.
    Presentation 12/12/2005.

  • Stefan Ottosson:
    Using Helper Threads to Hide Memory Latency in Telecom Switching Systems.
    Project at Ericsson AB Softlab, Linköping.
    Presentation 3/3/2006.

  • Joar Sohl:
    A Scalable Run-Time System for NestStep on Cluster Supercomputers..
    Project at IDA.
    Presentation 6/3/2006.

  • Andreas Rehnströmer:
    Xe: A graphical editor for writing xADML processor specifications.
    Project at IDA. Co-supervised with Andrzej Bednarski.
    Presentation 02/05/2006.

  • Yongyi Yuan:
    Optimization of amplifier code for the Motorola DSP 56367 processor with OPTIMIST.
    Project in cooperation with Softube AB, Linköping.
    Co-supervised with Andrzej Bednarski.
    Presentation 25/04/2006.

  • Andreas Karlsson:
    Kartering med autonomt fordon.
    Project at Saab Bofors Dynamics AB, Linköping.
    Presentation 13/12/2006.

  • Miguel Svensson:
    Applying Model-Driven Engineering to the development of graphical applications
    Project at Saab Bofors Dynamics, Linköping.
    Presentation 15/3/2007

  • Torbjörn Söderstedt:
    Size optimization of Java programs targetting the J2ME Platform
    Project at Opera Software, Linköping.
    Presentation 26/4/2007

  • David Vest:
    A version aware data structure designed for incremental rendering of structured documents
    Project at Opera Software, Linköping.
    Presentation 20/2/2007

  • Daniel Johansson:
    Porting the NestStep Run-time System to the CELL Broadband Engine.
    Project at IDA. Co-supervised with Mattias Eriksson.
    ☆ Result published as conference paper at PARS'07, Hamburg, Germany
    Presentation 22/10/2007.

  • Erik Axling:
    Automatic Generation of Simulation Models from Designs
    Project at ENEA, Linköping
    Presentation 5/12/2007

  • Anders Karlsson:
    Multithreaded concurrency for faster web browsers
    Project at Opera Software, Linköping.
    Presentation 20/12/2007.

  • Kjell Enblom and Martin Jungebro:
    Prestandaförbättringar av NETSim-simuleringar genom parameterjusteringar på OS-nivå
    Project at Ericsson, Linköping Presentation 11/01/2008.

  • Markus Ålind:
    A Skeleton Library for Cell BroadBand Engine.
    Project at IDA, Linköpings universitet. Co-supervised with Mattias Eriksson.
    Presentation 22/2/2008.
    ☆ Result published as conference paper at IWMSE-2008, Leipzig, Germany

  • Christian Åkerström:
    Utveckling av verktyg för generering av stubb- och mockobjekt för C
    Project at ENEA, Linköping.
    Presentation 30/5/2008.

  • Said Aspen:
    Determining the feasibility of automatically translating SMILE to a Java framework.
    Project at Ericsson EAB, Linköping.
    Presentation 18/11/2008.

  • Freddie Pintar:
    Investigation and Implementation of a Live Connection between Configura CET (R) and Revit (R) Architecture 2009
    Project at Configura AB, Linköping.
    Presentation 13/2/2009.

  • Erik Elfström and Edward Carlstedt-Duke:
    Towards guidelines for the design of energy-efficient software.
    Project at CombiTech AB, Linköping.
    Presentation 2/3/2009.

  • Erik Hansson:
    A Case Study of Semi-Automatic Parallelization of Divide and Conquer Algorithms Using Invasive Interactive Parallelization
    Project at PELAB, IDA, Linköpings universitet. Co-supervised with Mikhail Chalabine.
    Presentation 14/5/2009.

  • Fredrik Wahlund:
    Parameter analysis and optimization of JVM
    Project at Drutt Sverige AB, Göteborg
    Presentation 19/5/2009.

  • Emil Hammarstedt:
    Waveform visualization and plot optimization
    Project at AnSyn AB, Linköping.
    Presentation 18/9/2009.

  • Rikard Hulten:
    Optimized On-Chip Software Pipelining on the Cell BE Processor
    Project at PELAB, IDA.
    Presentation 12/3/2010.
    ☆ Result published as conference paper at EuroPar-2010, Ischia, Italy, and in a subsequent journal article (2012).

  • Magnus Holm:
    Compiling the parallel programming language NestStep to the CELL processor.
    Project at PELAB, IDA.
    Presentation 11/6/2010.

  • Andrei Mamon:
    Graphical visualization of software-pipelined code execution on pipelined and clustered VLIW DSP.
    Project at PELAB, IDA. Co-supervised by Mattias Eriksson.
    Presentation 14/6/2010.
  • Johan Enmyren:
    A Skeleton Programming Library for Multicore CPU and Multi-GPU Systems.
    SkePU library, first open-source release 2010
    ☆ Workshop papers published at HLPP-2010, Baltimore, USA, MCC-2010, Gothenburg, Sweden, MULTIPROG-2011 Heraklion, Greece, and IWMSE-2011, Hawaii, USA. Book chapter accepted, 2011. Software prototype available as open-source.
    Presentation: 20/9/2010
  • Magnus Pettersson:
    Optimized Generation of SIMD code for the CELL processor
    Project at PELAB, IDA. Co-supervised by Mattias Eriksson. Presentation: 20/9/2010
  • Faruk Emre Sahin and Muhammad Salman Khan:
    Simulation of Set-top box components on an x86 architecture by implementing a hardware abstraction layer.
    Project at Motorola, Linköping.
    Presentation: 22/12/2010
  • David Granqvist:
    Distribuerat generiskt ramverk för simultan textredigering
    Project at Attentec, Linköping. Presentation 25/08/2011.
  • Lu Li:
    Translating C/C++ applications to a task-based representation.
    Project at PELAB, IDA. Co-supervised by Usman Dastgeer. Presentation 26 Sep. 2011
    ☆ Result published in workshop papers at CPC-2012, MuCoCoS-2012, and a subsequent journal article.
  • Amin Shafiee Sarvestani:
    Automated recognition of algorithmic patterns in DSP programs.
    Project at PELAB, IDA. Co-supervised by Erik Hansson.
    Presentation 17/12/2011.
    ☆ Workshop paper accepted, 2011. Journal article accepted, 2012. Workshop paper accepted, 2012.
    PRT software prototype available as open-source.
  • Andreas Petersson:
    A tool for monitoring resource usage in large scale supercomputing clusters
    (Bachelor) Project at NSC, Linköpings universitet.
    Presentation on 7 feb 2012.
  • Zesi Cai:
    Genetic Algorithm for Integrated Software Pipelining
    Project at PELAB, IDA. Co-supervised by Mattias Eriksson.
    Presentation: 9 March 2012.
  • Daniel Åkesson
    An LLVM Back-end for REPLICA. Code Generation for a Multi-Core VLIW Processor with Chaining
    Project at PELAB. Co-supervised by Erik Hansson. Presentation 6 Feb 2012.
    ☆ Result published as part of 2 conference papers, 2012
  • Andreas Lööw
    A Functional-Level Simulator for the Configurable (Many-Core) PRAM-Like REPLICA Architecture
    Project at IDA. Co-supervised by Erik Hansson. Presentation 11/06/2012.
  • Erik Nilsson
    Abstract Syntax Tree Analysis for Plagiarism Detection.
    Project at IDA. Co-supervised by Jonas Wallgren. Presentation 20/08/2012. DiVA fulltext
  • Cheng Zhou
    A source-to-source compiler for the PRAM language Fork to the REPLICA many-core architecture.
    Project at IDA. Co-supervised by Erik Hansson. Presentation 20/08/2012. DiVA fulltext
  • Kianosh Moshir-Moghaddam
    Automated Reasoning Support For Invasive Interactive Parallelization
    Project at PELAB. Initially co-supervised by Mikhail Chalabine. Presentation 21/9/2012.
  • Rasmus Svensson:
    Compiler for an Embedded Extension Language on Android
    Project at Attentec, Linköping. Co-supervised by Jonas Wallgren. Presentation 5 nov 2012.
  • Anas Al-Trad:
    Optimized composition of parallel components on a Linux cluster.
    Project at PELAB, IDA. Co-supervised by Mudassar Majeed. Presentation 27 Nov. 2012.
  • Niklas Holma
    Program Dependence Graph Generation and Analysis for Source Code Plagiarism Detection
    Project at IDA. Co-supervised by Jonas Wallgren. Presentation 27/11/2012. DiVA fulltext
  • Patricia Sundin
    Adaptation of algorithms for underwater sonar data processing to GPU-based systems
    Project at Saab, Linköping. Co-supervised by Usman Dastgeer. Presentation 31/05/2013.
  • Akhtar Ali:
    Comparative study of parallel programming models for multicore computing.
    Project at PELAB, IDA. Co-supervised by Usman Dastgeer. Presentation 14 June 2013.
    ☆ Workshop papers accepted at MCC-2011 and HiPEAC MULTIPROG-2012 Paris
  • Swadhin Mangaraj
    Extending the SkePU skeleton programming library for execution on MPI clusters
    Project at IDA. Co-supervised by Mudassar Majeed. Presentation 7/10/2013.
  • Markus Gustafsson
    A Server for ARINC 615A Loading
    Project at Saab. Co-supervised with Nicolas Melot. Presentation 23/10/2013.
  • Erik Alnervik
    Evaluation of the Configurable Architecture REPLICA with Emulated Shared Memory
    Project at PELAB. Co-supervised by Erik Hansson. Presentation 06/02/2014.
    ☆ Results partly presented at MCC-2013 workshop. Paper accepted for PASA-2014 workshop.
  • Dongsheng Leng
    Exploratory study of energy-affecting factors by microbenchmarking on a server processor
    Bachelor project at PELAB. Co-supervised with Lu Li. Presentation 21 may 2014.
  • Yutian Yuan
    Design and Implementation of Parallel AES and FFT in Javascript based on WebCL
    Project at Syntronic. Presentation 19 june 2014. Co-supervised with Kristian Sandahl.
  • Jonas Henriksson
    Implementation of a real-time Fast Fourier Transform on a Graphics Processing Unit with data streamed from a high-performance digitizer
    Project at SP Devices. Co-supervised with Usman Dastgeer. Presentation 3 june 2014.
  • Kenan Avdic:
    Optimized On-Chip Pipelining on the 48-core Intel SCC processor.
    Project at PELAB, IDA. Co-supervised by Nicolas Melot. Presentation 21 Feb 2014. DiVA fulltext
    ☆ Results partly published in workshop papers at A4MMC-2011, Intel MARC-3 (2011), MCC-2011 and ICCS WEPA-2012.
  • Mikael Silven
    Evaluation and comparison of programming frameworks for shared memory multicore systems
    Project at Etteplan. Co-supervised with Nicolas Melot. Presentation 4 june 2014.
  • Johan Janzen
    Evaluation of Energy-Efficient Scheduling Algorithms for Streaming Computations on Massively Parallel Multicore Architectures
    Project at IDA. Co-supervised with Nicolas Melot. Presentation 19 aug 2014.
    ☆ Result is part of a joint paper accepted for ICPP-P2S2 workshop 2015
  • David Stenberg
    Recompiling DSP applications to x86 using LLVM IR
    Project at Ericsson. Co-supervised with Erik Hansson. Presentation 8 sep 2014.
  • Rosandra Cuello
    Providing Support for the Movidius Myriad1 Platform in the SkePU Skeleton Programming Framework
    Co-supervised with Lu Li, Usman Dastgeer. Presentation 27/10/2014.
    ☆ Result published as part of EU FP7 EXCESS project deliverable D1.3, also partial contribution to a conference paper at PDP-2016.
  • Oskar Sjöström
    Parallelizing the EDGE application for GPU-based systems using the SkePU skeleton programming library
    Co-supervised with Usman Dastgeer, Lu Li.
    Presentation 27 jan 2015.
    ☆ Conference paper presented at ParCo'15, Edinburgh, Sep. 2015.
  • Emil Lindberg
    Measuring the effect of memory bandwidth contention in applications on multi-core processors
    Project at Ericsson. Co-supervised with Erik Hansson.
    Presentation 29 january 2015.
  • Lukas Gillsjö
    Using OpenCL to Implement Median Filtering and RSA Algorithms: Two GPGPU Application Case Studies
    Project at Syntronic. Co-supervised by Arian Maghazadeh.
    Presentation 6 february 2015.

  • Daniel Antelius:
    Link extraction for crawling Flash on the web. Project at Picsearch AB, Stockholm.
    Presentation 22/4/2015.
  • Marcus Johansson
    Generating SkePU Code from Automatically Detected Algorithmic Patterns in C Source Programs
    Bachelor thesis project at IDA. Co-supervised by Erik Hansson.
    Presentation 30/3/2016.
  • Vishist Sharma
    Sparse-Matrix support for the SkePU library for portable CPU/GPU programming
    Project at IDA, started oct 2014. Co-supervised by Lu Li.
    Presentation May 2016.
  • August Ernstsson
    SkePU 2: Language Embedding and Compiler Support for Flexible and Type-Safe Skeleton Programming.
    Project at IDA. Co-supervised by Lu Li.
    Presentation 8 june 2016.
    ☆ Research paper presented at HLPP-2016, Münster, Germany, July 2016. Journal article published in International Journal of Parallel Programming 2017
    Best-Thesis Award by the Department of Computer and Information Science at Linköping University and by Dataföreningen Östra Kretsen for the best master thesis 2016
  • Sebastian Thorarensen
    A Back-End for the SkePU Skeleton Programming Library targeting the Low-Power Multicore Vision Processor Myriad 2
    Project at IDA. Co-supervised by Nicolas Melot.
    Presentation 12 nov 2016. DiVA fulltext
    ☆ Conference paper at PDP-2016, Heraklion, Greece, Feb. 2016
  • Filip Strömbäck:
    A Syntax Highlighting and Code Formatting Tool for Extensible Languages
    Project at IDA. Co-supervised by Martin Sjölund. Presentation 16 June 2017. DiVA fulltext
    ☆ Conference paper accepted, 2018
  • Ming-Jie Yang
    Design and Implementation of a Compiler for an XML-based Hardware Description Language to Support Energy Optimization
    Project at IDA. Co-supervised by Lu Li. Presentation 1 sep 2017.
  • Christian Luckey:
    Evaluating Clojure Spec.
    Project at Attentec, Linköping. Co-supervised by Bernhard A. Thiele. Presentation 4 sep 2017. DiVA fulltext
  • Martin Söderen:
    Online transverse beam instability detection in the LHC (Large Hadron Collider).
    Project at CERN, Switzerland. Co-supervised by Lu Li. Presentation 13 nov 2017. DiVA fulltext
  • Tomas Öhberg:
    Auto-tuning Hybrid CPU-GPU Execution of Algorithmic Skeletons in SkePU.
    Project at IDA. Co-supervised by August Ernstsson. Presentation 5 jun 2018. DiVA fulltext
    ☆ Paper presented at HLPP'18, Orleans, and published in The Journal of Supercomputing, Springer, March 2019.

  • Albin Odervall and Mattias Hellsing:
    Efficient Multi-Core Implementation of the IPsec Encapsulating Security Payload Protocol for a Single Security Association.
    Project at Ericsson, Linköping. Co-supervised by August Ernstsson. Presented 26 sep 2018.
  • Robin Dahlberg
    Optimizing a software build system through multi-core processing
    Project at Configura, Linköping. Co-supervised by August Ernstsson. Presentation 4 feb 2019.
  • Noak Ringman:
    Using Graphical Processors to Implement Radio Base Station Control Plane Functions
    Project at Ericsson Linköping. Co-supervised by Rouhollah Mahfouzi. Presentation 10/6/2019.
  • Joakim Bertils:
    Implementation of Principal Component Analysis for Anomaly Detection using CUDA
    Project at Cybercom Linköping. Co-supervised by Rouhollah Mahfouzi. Presentation 19/8/2019.
  • Oscar Pap and Markus Johansson:
    Implementing and Comparing Static and Machine-Learning Scheduling Approaches using DPDK on an Integrated CPU/GPU
    Project at Ericsson Linköping. Co-supervised by August Ernstsson. Presentation 11 nov 2019.
  • Rasmus Viitanen:
    Evaluating Memory Models for Graph-Like Data Structures in the Rust Programming Language: Performance and Usability
    Project at Configura, Linköping. Co-supervised by Rouhollah Mahfouzi. Presentation 16/6/2020.
  • Alexander Wilkens:
    Optimizing the LLVM ELF linker for a distributed compilation environment -- Concurrent Linking with LLVM LLD
    Project at Opera Software, Linköping. Co-supervised by August Ernstsson. Presentation 23/9/2020.
  • Jonatan Barr:
    Just-in-time compilation for improved performance in web applications
    Bachelor thesis project, co-supervised by Jonas Wallgren. Presentation 26/10/2020.
  • William Sjöblom:
    Idiom-driven innermost loop vectorization in the presence of cross-iteration data dependencies in the HotSpot C2 compiler
    Presentation 18/12/2020

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