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Michael Scott

Professor
Arts, Sciences, and Engineering

Department of Computer Science

Areas of expertise: parallel and distributed computing, concurrency and synchronization, operating systems, programming languages, transactional memory

Press contact:
Alan Blank
alan.blank@rochester.edu
585-275-2671

Related Links:
Michael Scott Homepage


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Biography
Michael Scott's research has primarily addressed the design and implementation of systems software for parallel and distributed computing. He is best known for work in synchronization mechanisms for multithreaded systems, with a recent emphasis on transactional memory. More general interests include compiler technology, parallel algorithms, memory and processor architecture, and program development environments and tools.