Pointer (computer programming)

Known as: Software pointer, Pointer (computer science), Raw pointer 
In computer science, a pointer is a programming language object, whose value refers to (or "points to") another value stored elsewhere in the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
This paper presents the first scalable context-sensitive, inclusion-based pointer alias analysis for Java programs. Our approach… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Pointer analysis is a critical problem in optimizing compiler, parallelizing compiler, software engineering and most recently… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Writes via unchecked pointer dereferences rank high among vulnerabilities most often exploited by malicious code. The most common… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
This paper develops sound modelling and reasoning methods for imperative programs with pointers: heaps are modelled as mappings… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Data prefetching effectively reduces the negative effects of long load latencies on the performance of modern processors… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
We present practical approximation methods for computing and representing interprocedural aliases for a program written in a… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
This paper presents a novel interprocedural, flow-sensitive, and context-sensitive pointer analysis algorithm for multithreaded… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Pointer aliasing analysis is crucial to compile-time analyses for languages with general-purpose pointer usage (such as C), but… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
This paper proposes an efficient technique for context-sensitive pointer analysis that is applicable to real C programs. For… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Software engineers are faced with a dilemma. They want to write general and wellstructured programs that are flexible and easy to… (More)
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