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Conference Papers

Shen Y; Heiser G; Elphinstone K, 2019, 'Fault Tolerance Through Redundant Execution on COTS Multicores: Exploring Trade-Offs', in Proceedings - 49th Annual IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks, DSN 2019, pp. 188 - 200, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/DSN.2019.00031

Van Der Kouwe E; Heiser G; Andriesse D; Bos H; Giuffrida C, 2019, 'SoK: Benchmarking flaws in systems security', in Proceedings - 4th IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy, EURO S and P 2019, pp. 310 - 325, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/EuroSP.2019.00031

Heiser G; Klein G; Murray T, 2019, 'Can We Prove Time Protection?', in Proceedings of the Workshop on Hot Topics in Operating Systems, HotOS 2019, pp. 23 - 29, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3317550.3321431

Ge Q; Chothia T; Yarom Y; Heiser G, 2019, 'Time protection: The missing OS abstraction', in Proceedings of the 14th EuroSys Conference 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3302424.3303976

Heiser G; Hsieh W, 2019, 'Message from the 2012 USENIX annual technical conference program co-chairs', in Proceedings of the 2012 USENIX Annual Technical Conference, USENIX ATC 2012, pp. VII

Chapman M; Heiser G, 2019, 'VNUMA: A virtual shared-memory multiprocessor', in Proceedings of the 2009 USENIX Annual Technical Conference, pp. 15 - 28

Ge Q; Yarom Y; Heiser G, 2018, 'No security without time protection: We need a new hardware-software contract', in Proceedings of the 9th Asia-Pacific Workshop on Systems, APSys 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3265723.3265724

Biggs S; Lee D; Heiser G, 2018, 'The Jury is in: Monolithic OS design is flawed: Microkernel-based designs improve security', in Proceedings of the 9th Asia-Pacific Workshop on Systems, APSys 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3265723.3265733

Lyons AM; McLeod K; Almatary H; Heiser G, 2018, 'Scheduling-Context Capabilities: A Principled, Light-Weight Operating-System Mechanism for Managing Time', in EuroSys '18: Thirteenth EuroSys Conference 2018, April 23--26, 2018, Porto, Portugal, Portugal, presented at Thirteenth EuroSys Conference 2018, Portugal, 23 April 2018 - 26 March 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3190508.3190539

Chen Z; O'Connor L; Keller G; Klein G; Heiser G, 2017, 'The COGENT case for property-based testing', in Proceedings of the 9th Workshop on Programming Languages and Operating Systems, PLOS 2017, Shanghai, China, pp. 1 - 7, presented at 9th Workshop on Programming Languages and Operating Systems, Shanghai, China, 28 October 2017 - 28 October 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3144555.3144556

Elphinstone K; Zarrabi A; McLeod K; Heiser G, 2017, 'A performance evaluation of rump kernels as a multi-server OS building block on seL4', in Proceedings of the 8th Asia-Pacific Workshop on Systems, APSys 2017, Mumbai, India, presented at APSys '17 Proceedings of the 8th Asia-Pacific Workshop on Systems, Mumbai, India, 02 September 2017 - 02 September 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3124680.3124727

Sewell T; Kam F; Heiser G, 2016, 'Complete, High-Assurance Determination of Loop Bounds and Infeasible Paths for WCET Analysis', in 2016 IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium, RTAS 2016 - Proceedings, Vienna, AUSTRIA, presented at 22nd IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium (RTAS), Vienna, AUSTRIA, 11 April 2016 - 14 April 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/RTAS.2016.7461326

Amani S; Hixon A; Chen Z; Rizkallah C; Chubb P; O'Connor L; Beeren J; Nagashima Y; Lim J; Sewell T; Tuong J; Keller G; Murray T; Klein G; Heiser G, 2016, 'COGENT: Verifying high-assurance file system implementations', in International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems - ASPLOS, Atlanta, GA, USA, pp. 175 - 188, presented at 21st International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems, Atlanta, GA, USA, 02 April 2016 - 06 April 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2872362.2872404

Liu F; Ge Q; Yarom Y; McKeen F; Rozas C; Heiser G; Lee RB, 2016, 'CATalyst: Defeating last-level cache side channel attacks in cloud computing', in Proceedings - International Symposium on High-Performance Computer Architecture, Barcelona, SPAIN, pp. 406 - 418, presented at 22nd IEEE International Symposium on High-Performance Computer Architecture (HPCA), Barcelona, SPAIN, 12 March 2016 - 16 March 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/HPCA.2016.7446082

Peters S; Danis A; Elphinstone K; Heiser G, 2015, 'For a Microkernel, a Big Lock Is Fine', in APSys '15 Proceedings of the 6th Asia-Pacific Workshop on Systems, ACM, Tokyo, Japan, presented at ACM Asia-Pacific Workshop on Systems (APSys), Tokyo, Japan, 27 July 2015 - 28 July 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2797022.2797042

Heiser G; Kono K; Park K; van Renesse R, 2015, 'Report on the Asia-Pacific Systems Workshop 2015 (APSys'15)', in OPERATING SYSTEMS REVIEW, ASSOC COMPUTING MACHINERY, Tokyo, JAPAN, pp. 1 - 2, presented at 6th Asia-Pacific Systems Workshop (APSys), Tokyo, JAPAN, 27 July 2015 - 28 July 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2903267.2903269

Liu F; Yarom Y; Ge Q; Heiser G; Lee RB, 2015, 'Last-level cache side-channel attacks are practical', in Proceedings - IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, pp. 605 - 622, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/SP.2015.43

Lyons AM; Heiser GA, 2014, 'Mixed-Criticality Support in a High-Assurance, General-Purpose Microkernel', in Davis R; Cucu-Grosjean L (ed.), 2nd International Workshop on Mixed Criticality Systems, 2nd Workshop on Mixed Criticality Systems, Rome, Italy, pp. 9 - 14, presented at 2nd Workshop on Mixed Criticality Systems, Rome, Italy, 01 December 2014 - 01 December 2014, http://www.nicta.com.au/pub?doc=8354

Cock D; Ge Q; Murray T; Heiser G, 2014, 'The last mile: An empirical study of timing channels on seL4', in Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security, pp. 570 - 581, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2660267.2660294

Keller G; Murray T; Amani S; O'Connor L; Chen Z; Ryzhyk L; Klein G; Heiser G, 2014, 'File systems deserve verification too!', in Operating Systems Review (ACM), pp. 58 - 64, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2626401.2626414

Carroll A; Heiser G, 2014, 'Mobile multicores: Use them or waste them', in Operating Systems Review (ACM), pp. 44 - 48, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2626401.2626411

Blackham B; Liffiton M; Heiser GA, 2014, 'Trickle: Automated infeasible path detection using all minimal unsatisfiable subsets', in Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium - Proceedings, Berlin, pp. 169 - 178, presented at Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium, Berlin, 15 April 2014 - 17 April 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/RTAS.2014.6926000

Carroll A; Heiser GA, 2014, 'Unifying DVFS and offlining in mobile multicores', in Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications - Proceedings, Berlin, pp. 287 - 296, presented at Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications, Berlin, 15 April 2014 - 17 April 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/RTAS.2014.6926010

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2517349.2522720

Carroll A; Heiser G, 2013, 'Mobile Multicores: Use Them or Waste Them', in Proceedings of the 5th Workshop on Power-Aware Computing and Systems, ACM, Farmington, PA, USA, presented at 5th Workshop on Power-Aware Computing and Systems, Farmington, PA, USA, 03 November 2013 - 03 November 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2525526.2525850

Jung H; Han H; Fekete AD; Heiser G; Yeom HY, 2013, 'A scalable lock manager for multicores', in Proceedings of the ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data, pp. 73 - 84, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2463676.2465271

Carroll A; Heiser GA, 2013, 'The Systems Hacker's Guide to the Galaxy: Energy Usage in a Modern Smartphone', in Proceedings of the 4th Asia-Pacific Workshop on Systems, ACM, New York, NY, presented at APSys'13 Asia-Pacific Workshop on Systems, Singapore, 29 July 2013 - 30 July 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2500727.2500734

Bernard B; Heiser GA, 2013, 'Correct, fast, maintainable - choose any three!', in Proceedings of the 4th Asia-Pacific Workshop on Systems, ACM, New York, NY, presented at APSys'13 Asia-Pacific Workshop on Systems, Singapore, 29 July 2013 - 30 July 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2349896.2349909

Bernard B; Tang V; Heiser GA, 2013, 'Preempt or Not Preempt - That is the Question', in Proceedings of the 4th Asia-Pacific Workshop on Systems, ACM, New York, NY, presented at APSys'13 Asia-Pacific Workshop on Systems, Singapore, 29 July 2013 - 30 July 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2349896.2349904

Budzynowski A; Heiser G, 2013, 'The von Neumann architecture is due for retirement', in The von Neumann architecture is due for retirement, USENIX, Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico, presented at 14th Workshop on Hot Topics in Operating Systems (HotOS XIV), Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico, 13 May 2013 - 15 May 2013

Heiser GA; Lesueur E; Danis AV; Budzynowski A; Salomie T; Alonso G, 2013, 'RapiLog: Reducing system complexity through verification', in Proceedings of the 8th ACM European Conference on Computer Systems, EuroSys 2013, ACM, Prague; Czech Republic, pp. 323 - 336, presented at 8th ACM European Conference on Computer Systems, EuroSys 2013, Prague; Czech Republic, 15 April 2013 - 17 April 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2465351.2465383

Bernard B; Heiser GA, 2013, 'Sequoll: A framework for model checking binaries', in Proceedings of the 19th IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium, IEEE, Philadelphia, USA, pp. 97 - 106, presented at 19th IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium, Philadelphia, USA, 09 April 2013 - 11 April 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/RTAS.2013.6531083

Shi Y; Blackham B; Heiser G, 2013, 'Code optimizations using formally verified properties', in ACM SIGPLAN Notices, pp. 427 - 441, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2544173.2509513

Keller G; Murray T; Amani S; Connor-Davis LO; Chen Z; Ryzhyk L; Klein G; Heiser G, 2013, 'File Systems Deserve Verification Too!', in Programming Languages and Operating Systems (PLOS), pp. 1 - 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2525528.2525530

Heiser G; Hsieh W, 2012, 'Message from the 2012 USENIX annual technical conference program co-chairs', in Proceedings of the 2012 USENIX Annual Technical Conference, USENIX ATC 2012, Boston, MA, pp. VII - VII, presented at USENIX ATC, Boston, MA, 12 June 2012 - 15 June 2012

Bernard B; Shi Y; Heiser GA, 2012, 'Improving Interrupt Response Time in a Verifiable Protected Microkernel', in Proceedings of the 7th ACM European Conference on Computer Systems, ACM, New York, NY, USA, pp. 323 - 336, presented at 7th ACM European Conference on Computer Systems, EuroSys'12, Bern, Switzerland, 10 April 2012 - 13 April 2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2168836.2168869

Bernard B; Shi Y; Chattopadhyay S; Roychoudhury A; Heiser GA, 2011, 'Timing Analysis of a Protected Operating System Kernel', in Proceedings of the 32nd Real Time Systems Symposium, IEEE Computer Society, Los Alamitos, USA, pp. 339 - 348, presented at 2011 32nd IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium, RTSS 2011, Vienna, Austria, 29 November 2011 - 02 December 2011, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/RTSS.2011.38

Heiser G, 2011, 'Low-Overhead Vlrtualization of Mobile Platforms', in PROCEEDINGS OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE 14TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPILERS, ARCHITECTURES AND SYNTHESIS FOR EMBEDDED SYSTEMS (CASES '11), ASSOC COMPUTING MACHINERY, Taipei, TAIWAN, pp. 3 - 3, presented at 14th Confernece on Compilers, Architectures and Synthesis for Embedded Systems (CASES), Taipei, TAIWAN, 09 October 2011 - 14 October 2011, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000397432700002&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Varanasi P; Heiser GA, 2011, 'Hardware-Supported Virtualization on ARM', in Proceedings of the Second Asia-Pacific Workshop on Systems (APSys'11), ACM, New York, NY, USA, pp. 1 - 5, presented at APSys'11: 2nd ACM SIGOPS Asia-Pacific Workshop on Systems, Shanghai, China, 11 July 2011 - 12 July 2011, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2103799.2103813

Bernard B; Shi Y; Heiser GA, 2011, 'Protected Hard Real-time: The Next Frontier', in Proceedings of the Second Asia-Pacific Workshop on Systems (APSys'11), ACM, New York, NY, USA, pp. 1 - 5, presented at APSys'11: 2nd ACM SIGOPS Asia-Pacific Workshop on Systems, Shanghai, China, 11 July 2011 - 12 July 2011, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2103799.2103801

Amani S; Ryzhyk L; Donaldson A; Heiser GA; Legg A; Zhu Y, 2011, 'Static Analysis of Device Drivers: We Can Do Better!', in Proceedings of the Second Asia-Pacific Workshop on Systems (APSys'11), ACM, New York, NY, USA, pp. 1 - 5, presented at APSys'11: 2nd ACM SIGOPS Asia-Pacific Workshop on Systems, Shanghai, China, 11 July 2011 - 12 July 2011, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2103799.2103809

Heiser GA, 2011, 'Virtualizing embedded systems - Why bother?', in Proceedings - Design Automation Conference, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.,, San Diego, CA, United states, pp. 901 - 905, presented at 2011 48th ACM/EDAC/IEEE Design Automation Conference, DAC 2011, San Diego, CA, United States, 05 June 2011 - 09 June 2011

Heiser GA; Ryzhyk L; Michael VT; Budzynowski A, 2011, 'What If You Could Actually Trust Your Kernel?', in HotOS XIII: Proceedings of the 13th Workshop on Hot Topics in Operating Systems, USENIX, http://static.usenix.org/events/hotos11/tech/, pp. 1 - 5, presented at 13th Workshop on Hot Topics in Operating Systems, Napa, CA, USA, 09 May 2011, http://www.usenix.org/events/hotos11/tech/final_files/Heiser.pdf

Ryzhyk L; Keys J; Mirla B; Raghunath A; Viji M; Heiser GA, 2011, 'Improved device driver reliability through hardware verification reuse', in Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming, Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, United States, pp. 133 - 144, presented at 16th International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems, ASPLOS 2011, Newport Beach, CA, United States, 05 March 2011 - 11 March 2011, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1950365.1950383

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, Chicago, IL, 04 October 2010 - 08 October 2010, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1867635.1867638

Lesueur E; Heiser GA, 2010, 'Dynamic Voltage and Frequency Scaling: The Laws of Diminishing Returns', in Dynamic Voltage and Frequency Scaling: The Laws of Diminishing Returns, ACM Digital Library, Vancouver, Canada, presented at HotPower, Vancouver, Canada, 03 October 2010, http://www.ertos.nicta.com.au/publications/papers/LeSueur_Heiser_10.abstract

Ryzhyk L; Keys J; Mirla B; Raghunath A; Vij M; Heiser GA, 2010, 'Improvded device driver reliability through verification reuse', in Proceedings of the Sixth international conference on Hot topics in system dependability, ACM, ACM digital library, pp. 1 - 6, presented at Sixth workshop on hot topics in system dependability, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 03 October 2010, http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1924908.1924913

Fitzroy-Dale NJ; Kuz I; Heiser GA, 2010, 'Architecture Optimisation with Currawong', in APSys 2010: First ACM Asia-Pacific Workshop on Systems, ACM, New York, NY, USA, pp. 115 - 119, presented at APSys2010: 1st ACM Asia-Pacific Workshop on Systems, New Delhi, India, 30 August 2010, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1925861.1925880

Ryzhyk L; Zhu Y; Heiser GA, 2010, 'The case for active device drivers', in APSys 2010: First ACM Asia-Pacific Workshop on Systems, ACM, New York, NY, USA, pp. 25 - 29, presented at APSys2010: 1st ACM Asia-Pacific Workshop on Systems, New Delhi, India, 30 August 2010, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1851276.1851283

Heiser GA; Leslie BJ, 2010, 'The OKL4 Microvisor: Convergence Point of Microkernels and Hypervisors', in APSys 2010: First ACM Asia-Pacific Workshop on Systems, ACM, New York, NY, USA, pp. 19 - 24, presented at APSys2010: 1st ACM Asia-Pacific Workshop on Systems, New Delhi, India, 30 August 2010, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1851276.1851282


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