Pointer analysis

Known as: Points-to analysis 
In computer science, pointer analysis, or points-to analysis, is a static code analysis technique that establishes which pointers, or heap references… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Pointer analysis is a prerequisite for many program analyses, and the effectiveness of these analyses depends on the precision of… (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
2003
Highly Cited
2003
This paper presents a new client-driven pointer analysis algorithm that automatically adjusts its precision in response to the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
During the past twenty-one years, over seventy-five papers and nine Ph.D. theses have been published on pointer analysis. Given… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Known algorithms for pointer analysis are “global” in the sense that they perform an exhaustive analysis of a program or program… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
During the past two decades many different pointer analysis algorithms have been published. Although some descriptions include… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
This paper describes a new algorithm for flow and context insensitive pointer analysis of C programs. Our studies show that the… (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
1998
Highly Cited
1998
This paper addresses the problem of how to apply pointer analysis to a wide variety of compiler applications. We are not… (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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