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by Dr Kevin Elphinstone

Journal articles

Klein G; Andronick J; Elphinstone K; Murray T; Sewell T; Kolanski R; Heiser G, 2014, ' Comprehensive formal verification of an OS microkernel', ACM Transactions on Computer Systems, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 1 - 70, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2560537

Elphinstone K; Shen Y, 2013, 'Increasing the trustworthiness of commodity hardware through software', Proceedings of the International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/DSN.2013.6575328

Klein G; Elphinstone K; Derrin P, 2009, 'Experience report: SeL4 :Formally verifying a high-performance microkernel', ACM SIGPLAN Notices, vol. 44, no. 9, pp. 91 - 95

Heiser GA; Elphinstone KJ; Kuz I; Klein G; Petters S, 2007, 'Towards trustworthy computing systems: taking microkernels to the next level', Operating Systems Review (ACM), vol. 41, pp. 3 - 11

Leslie B; Chubb P; Fitzroy-Dale N; Götz S; Gray C; Macpherson L; Potts D; Shen Y-T; Elphinstone K; Heiser G, 2005, ' User-Level Device Drivers: Achieved Performance', Journal of Computer Science and Technology, vol. 20, no. 5, pp. 654 - 664, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11390-005-0654-4

Heiser G; Elphinstone K; Vochteloo J; Russell S; Liedtke J, 1998, ' The mungi single-address-space operating system', Software: Practice and Experience, vol. 28, no. 9, pp. 901 - 928, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/(SICI)1097-024X(19980725)28:9<901::AID-SPE181>3.0.CO;2-7

Liedtke J; Elphinstone K, 1996, ' Guarded page tables on Mips R4600 or an exercise in architecture-dependent micro optimization', Operating Systems Review (ACM), vol. 30, no. 1, pp. 4 - 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/218646.218647

Conference Papers

Elphinstone K; Heiser G, 2013, 'From L3 to seL4: What have we learnt in 20 years of L4 microkernels?', in SOSP 2013 - Proceedings of the 24th ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles, pp. 133 - 150, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2517349.2522720

Andronick J; Greenaway D; Elphinstone KJ, 2010, 'Towards proving security in the presence of large untrusted components', in Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Systems Software Verification (SSV 2010), USENIX, online, presented at 5th International Workshop on Systems Software Verification (SSV 2010), Vancouver, BC, Canada, 6 - 7 October 2010

Heiser GA; Andronick J; Elphinstone KJ; Klein G; Kuz I; Ryzhyk L, 2010, 'The road to trustworthy systems', in Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security 2010, ACM, New York, pp. 3 - 9, presented at , Chicago, IL, 4 - 8 October 2010, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1867635.1867638

Klein G; Elphinstone K; Heiser G; Andronick J; Cock D; Derrin P; Elkaduwe D; Engelhardt K; Kolanski R; Norrish M; Sewell T; Tuch H; Winwood S, 2009, 'seL4: formal verification of an OS kernel', in Proceedings of SOSP`09, ACM, New York, NY, USA, presented at SOSP, Big Sky, Montana, USA, 11 - 14 October 2009, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1629575.1629596

Petters S; Lawitzky M; Heffernan R; Elphinstone KJ, 2009, 'Towards Real Multi-criticality Scheduling', in Proceedings of the 15th IEEE International Conference on embedded and Real-time Computing Systems and Application, IEEE Computer Society, Beijing, China, presented at 15th IEEE International Conference on Embedded and Real-time Computing Systems and Application, Beijing, China, 24 - 26 August 2009, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/RTCSA.2009.24

Klein G; Derrin P; Elphinstone KJ, 2009, 'Experience report: seL4: formally verifying a high-performance microkernel', in Proceedings of the International Conference on Functional Programming, ACM, presented at ACM SIGPLAN Intl. Conf. on Functional Programming 2009, Edinburgh, Scotland, 31 August - 2 September 2009, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1596550.1596566

Elkaduwe KW; Derrin PG; Elphinstone KJ, 2008, 'Kernel design for isolation and assurance of physical memory', in 1st workshop on isolation and integration in embedded systems, presented at 1st workshop on isolation and integration in embedded systems, Glasgow, Scotland, 1 April 2008

Elkaduwe KW; Klein G; Elphinstone KJ, 2008, 'Verified protection model of the seL4 microkernel', in Proceedings of Verified Software: Theories, Tools and Experiments, 2008, presented at Verified Software: Theories, Tools and Experiments (VSTTE) 2008, Toronto, Canada, 6 - 9 October 2008

Elphinstone KJ; Ruocco S; Greenaway D, 2007, 'Lazy queuing and direct process switch---merit of myths?', in National ICT Australia Technical Reports, presented at OSPERT 2007 workshop on operating systems platforms for embedded real-time applications, Pisa, Italy, 3 June 2007

Elphinstone KJ; Klein G; Derrin PG; Roscoe T; Heiser GA, 2007, 'Towards a practical, verified kernel', in 11th Workshop on Hot Topics in Operating Systems Proceedings - HotOS X1, presented at 11th workshop on hot topics in operating systems proceedings - HotOS X1, San Diego, Californa, USA, 7 - 9 May 2007

Derrin PG; Elphinstone KJ; Elkaduwe D, 2007, 'A memory allocation model for an embedded microkernel', in National ICT Australia Technical Reports, presented at 1st international workshop on microkernels for embedded systems MIKES 2007, Sydney, 16 January 2007

Elphinstone KJ; Roscoe T; Heiser GA, 2007, 'Hype and Virtue', in 11th Workshop on Hot Topics in Operating Systems Proceedings - HotOS X1, presented at 11th workshop on hot topics in operating systems proceedings - HotOS X1, San Diego, Californa, USA, 7 - 9 May 2007

Cock D; Elphinstone KJ; Klein G; Chakravarty MM; Derrin PG, 2006, 'Running the manual: an approach to high-assurance microkernel development', in 2006 ACM SIGPLAN Haskell workshop, presented at ACM SIGPLAN 2006 Haskell workshop, Portland, Oregon, USA, 17 September 2006

Elphinstone KJ; Goetz S, 2004, 'Initial Evaluation of a User-level Device Driver Framework', in 9th Asia-Pacific Computer System Architecture Conference (ACSAC04), presented at 9th Asia-Pacific Computer System Architecture Conference (ACSAC04), Beijing, China, 7 - 9 September 2004

Elphinstone KJ; Haeberlen A, 2003, 'User-Level Management of Kernel Memory', in 8th Asia-Pacific Conference, ACSAC 2003, presented at 8th Asia-Pacific Conference, ACSAC 2003, Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan, 23 - 26 September 2003

Aron M; Park YJ; Jaeger T; Liedtke J; Elphinstone KJ; Deller L, 2001, 'The Saw Mill Framework of VM Density', in 6th Australasian Computer Systems Architecture Conference, presented at 6th Australasian Computer Systems Architecture Conference, Gold Coast, Qld, 29 - 30 January 2001

Elphinstone KJ; Russell SM; Heiser GA; Liedtke J, 1997, 'Supporting Persistent Object Systems in a Single Address Space', in 7th International Workshop on Persistent Object Systems, presented at 7th International Workshop on Persistent Object Systems, San Francisco, California USA, 29 - 31 May 1997

Liedtke J; Elphinstone KJ; Schonberg S; Hartig H; Heiser GA; Islam N; Jaeger T, 1997, 'Achieved IPC Performance (Still the Foundation for Efficiency)', in 6th Workshop on Hot Topics in Operating Systems (HotOS), presented at 6th Workshop on Hot Topics in Operating Systems (HotOS), Cape Cod, MA, USA, 1 January 1997

Vochteloo J; Elphinstone KJ; Russell SJ; Heiser GA, 1996, 'Protection domain extensions in Mungi', in International Workshop on Object Orientation in Operating Systems 1996, presented at International Workshop on Object Orientation in Operating Systems 1996, Seattle, Washington, USA, 1 October 1996


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