Susan B. Horwitz

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Professor Emerita
Computer Sciences Department
University of Wisconsin-Madison
1210 West Dayton Street
Madison, WI 53706-1685

Born: January 6, 1955
Died: June 11, 2014
Commemorative Material:

Ph.D., Cornell University, 1985 (Wikipedia, DBLP, Microsoft Academic Search, Microsoft Academic Search's SE Authors, Microsoft Academic Search's PL Authors, Citeseer )


Research Interests:

My work mainly involves the design and implementation of language-based programming tools that help programmers with problems like:

This work has involved the use of a program representation called the program dependence graph (PDG), and an operation called slicing.

I am also working on new algorithms for precise, interprocedural dataflow analysis, and for pointer analysis.

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