Leiserson and students win ACM's Most Influential 1998 PLDI Paper

June 9, 2008

EECS professor and member of CSAIL, the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Charles E. Leiserson and two former students, Matteo Frigo and Keith Randall have been selected for the Association for Computing Machinery, the ACM's, Programming Languages Design and Implementation, PLDI's Most Influential Paper Award for 2008. Their 1998 paper entitled "The implementation of the Cilk-5 multithreaded language" was selected on the basis of the influence it has had during the ten years since its first presentation.

Congratulations to Charles Leiserson, Matteo Frigo and Keith Randall!