Keynote – Keshav Pingali
Mar 15 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

50 Years of Parallel programming: Ieri, Oggi, Domani*

Parallel programming started in the mid-60’s with the pioneering work of Karp and Miller, David Kuck, Jack Dennis and others, and as a discipline, it is now 50 years old. What have we learned in the past 50 years about parallel programming? What problems have we solved and what problems remain to be solved? What can young researchers learn from the successes and failures of our discipline? This talk is a personal point of view about these and other questions regarding the state of parallel programming.

* The subtitle of the talk is borrowed from the title of a screenplay by Alberto Moravia, and it is Italian for “Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow.”


pingaliKeshav Pingali is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Texas at Austin, and he holds the W.A.”Tex” Moncrief Chair of Computing in the Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences (ICES) at UT Austin. Pingali is a Fellow of the IEEE, ACM and AAAS. He was the co-Editor-in-chief of the ACM Transactions on Programming Languages and Systems, and currently serves on the editorial boards of the ACM Transactions on Parallel Computing, the International Journal of Parallel Programming and Distributed Computing. He has also served on the NSF CISE Advisory Committee (2009-2012).

Mar 15 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Session 5: Affine Programs (Louis-Noël Pouchet)
Mar 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Chair: Louis-Noël Pouchet (Ohio State University)

#91: Daniele G. Spampinato and Markus Püschel. A Basic Linear Algebra Compiler for Structured Matrices

#38: Lénaïc Bagnères, Oleksandr Zinenko, Stéphane Huot and Cédric Bastoul. Opening Polyhedral Compiler’s Black Box

#64: Gabriel Rodríguez, José M. Andión, Mahmut Kandemir and Juan Tourino. Trace-based Affine Reconstruction of Codes

Mar 15 @ 11:15 am – 11:35 am
Session 6: Static Analysis (Michael O’Boyle)
Mar 15 @ 11:35 am – 12:50 pm

Chair: Michael O’Boyle (University of Edinburgh)

#42: Mateus Tymburiba, Rubens Emílio and Fernando Pereira. Inference of Peak Density of Indirect Branches to Detect ROP Attacks

#25: Yulei Sui, Peng Di and Jingling Xue. Sparse Flow-Sensitive Pointer Analysis for Multithreaded C Programs

#43: Vitor Paisante, Maroua Maalej, Leonardo Barbosa, Laure Gonnord and Fernando Pereira. Symbolic Range Analysis of Pointers

Mar 15 @ 12:50 pm – 2:20 pm
Session 7: Programming Models (Mauricio Breternitz)
Mar 15 @ 2:20 pm – 3:35 pm

Chair: Mauricio Breternitz (AMD)

#74: Vassilis Vassiliadis, Jan Riehme, Jens Deussen, Konstantinos Parasyris, Christos D. Antonopoulos, Nikolaos Bellas, Spyros Lalis and Uwe Naumann. Towards Automatic Significance Analysis for Approximate Computing

#17: Kevin Brown, Hyoukjoong Lee, Tiark Rompf, Arvind Sujeeth, Christopher De Sa, Christopher Aberger and Kunle Olukotun. Have Abstraction and Eat Performance Too: Optimized Heterogeneous Computing with Parallel Patterns

#28: Melanie Kambadur and Martha Kim. NRG-Loops: Adjusting Power from Within Applications

Excursion, followed by Banquet
Mar 15 @ 4:15 pm – 10:00 pm