Tony Hosking

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Name: Tony Hosking

Bio: Tony Hosking is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Purdue University, West Lafayette. He received a BSc in Mathematical Sciences from the University of Adelaide, Australia, in 1985, and an MSc in Computer Science from the University of Waikato, New Zealand, in 1987. He continued his graduate studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, receiving a PhD in Computer Science in 1995. His work is in the area of programming language design and implementation, with specific interests in database and persistent programming languages, object-oriented database systems, dynamic memory management, compiler optimisations, and architectural support for programming languages and applications. He was named a Distinguished Scientist of the Association for Computing Machinery in 2012, and is a Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. He regularly serves on programme and steering committees of major conferences, mostly focused on programming language design and implementation.

Country: Australia

Affiliation: Purdue University

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ISMM 2015Author of Stop and Go: Understanding Yieldpoint Behavior within the Research Papers-track
General Chair in Organizing Committee
General Chair of Opening Remarks within the Organization-track
Author of Don't race the memory bus: Taming the GC leadfoot within the Research Papers-track
Committee Member in Steering Committee
General Chair of Closing Remarks within the Organization-track
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