Steve Blackburn

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Name: Steve Blackburn

Bio: My research interests center on the challenge of making software run faster and more power-efficiently on modern hardware. My primary interests include: microarchitectural support for managed languages, fast and efficient garbage collection, and the design and implementation of virtual machines. As a backdrop to this I have a longstanding interest in role of sound methodology and infrastructure in successful research innovation.

Country: Australia

Affiliation: Australian National University

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Research interests: Memory Management, Software and Microarchitecture, Performance Analysis, Virtual Machine Design and Implementation


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