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Pointer aliasing

Known as: Alias, Pointer alias 
In computer programming, aliasing refers to the situation where the same memory location can be accessed using different names. For instance, if a… Expand
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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… Expand
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2004
2004
Good alias analysis is essential in order to achieve high performance on modern processors, yet precise interprocedural analysis… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
We design and study vObj, a calculus and dependent type system for objects and classes which can have types as members. Type… Expand
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2001
2001
Abstract This paper describes an empirical comparison of the effectiveness of six context-insensitive pointer analysis algorithms… Expand
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1999
1999
In this paper we describe an automatic analysis based on Abstract Interpretation that discovers potential sharing relationships… Expand
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1998
1998
In this paper we present a surprisingly simple reduction of the program dependence problem to the may-alias problem. While both… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
This paper describes an empirical comparison of four context-insensitive pointer alias analysis algorithms that use varying… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
We present a new interprocedural modification side effects algorithm for C programs, that can discern side effects through… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
During execution, when two or more names exist for the same location at some program point, we call them aliases. In a language… Expand
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