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PLDI 2020
Mon 15 - Fri 19 June 2020
Mon 15 Jun 2020 06:46 - 07:13 at SOAP live stream - Research Paper Presentations

To facilitate the easier development of static analyses, most Java static analysis frameworks provide an intermediate representation of Java bytecode. While such representations are often based on three-address code, the transformation itself is a great, yet too little used opportunity to apply optimizations to the transformed code, such as constant propagation.

In this paper, we propose TACAl, a refinable intermediate representation that is based on abstract interpretation results of a method’s bytecode. Exchanging the underlying abstract interpretation domains enables the creation of various intermediate representations of different precision levels. Our evaluation shows that TACAI can be efficiently computed and provides slightly more precise receiver-type information than Soot’s Shimple representation. Furthermore, we show how exchanging the underlying abstract domains directly impacts the generated representation.

Mon 15 Jun
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06:20 - 07:40: SOAP 2020 - Research Paper Presentations at SOAP live stream
SOAP-2020-papers06:20 - 06:46
Jixiang ShenThe University of Sydney, Xi WuThe University of Sydney, Neville GrechUniversity of Athens, Greece, Bernhard ScholzUniversity of Sydney, Australia, Yannis SmaragdakisUniversity of Athens, Greece
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SOAP-2020-papers06:46 - 07:13
Michael ReifTU Darmstadt, Germany, Florian KüblerTU Darmstadt, Germany, Dominik HelmTU Darmstadt, Germany, Ben HermannPaderborn University, Michael EichbergTU Darmstadt, Germany, Mira MeziniTechnische Universität Darmstadt
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SOAP-2020-papers07:13 - 07:40
Raphaël MonatSorbonne University — LIP6, Abdelraouf OuadjaoutSorbonne Université, Antoine MinéSorbonne Université
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