CPSC undergrad win second place in PLDI student research competition

Departments: Computer Science

Alexander Reinking, an undergraduate student double majoring in computer science and mathematics, won second place in the PLDI 2015 student research competition for his work on "a type-directed approach to program repair."

PLDI 2015, which was held from June 13-17 in Portland, Oregon, is the 36th annual ACM SIGPLAN conference on Programming Language Design and Implementation and is a premier forum for all areas of programming language research, including the design, implementation, theory, and efficient use of languages. PLDI's emphases include innovative and creative approaches to compile-time and runtime technology, novel language designs and features, and results from implementations.