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[MobiSys'18] Umar Farooq and Zhijia Zhao. RuntimeDroid: Restarting-Free Runtime Change Handling for Android Apps. In Proceedings of The 16th ACM International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services, Munich, Germany, 2018 (Best Paper Runner-up Award)

[ASPLOS'18] Amir Nodehi, Junqiao Qiu, Zhijia Zhao. Tigr: Transforming Irregular Graphs for GPU-Friendly Graph Processing. In Proceedings of The 23th International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems, Williamsburg, VA, 2018. 15 pages (Acceptance rate: 17.5%)

[ICS'17] Junqiao Qiu, Zhijia Zhao, Bo Wu, Abhinav Vishnu and Shuaiwen Leon Song. Enabling Scalability-Sensitive Speculative Parallelization for FSM Computations. In Proceedings of ACM International Conference on Supercomputing, Chicago, Illinois, 2017. 10 pages (Acceptance rate: 15.8%) [BibTex]

[PPoPP'17] Lin Jiang and Zhijia Zhao. Grammar-aware Parallelization for Scalable XPath Querying. In Proceedings of The 22th ACM SIGPLAN Symposium on Principles and Practice of Parallel Programming. Austin, Texas, 2017. 13 pages (Acceptance rate: 22%) [BibTeX]

[PACT'16] Junqiao Qiu, Zhijia Zhao and Bin Ren. MicroSpec: Speculation-Centric Fine-Grained Parallelization for FSM Computations. In Proceedings of The 25th International Conference on Parallel Architectural and Compilation Techniques, Haifa, Israel, 2016. 13 pages (Acceptance rate: 26%) [BibTex]

2015 and Before

[ASPLOS'15] Zhijia Zhao and Xipeng Shen. On-The-Fly Principled Speculation for FSM Computations. In Proceedings of The 20th International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems, Istanbul, Turkey, 2015 (Acceptance rate: 17.3%) [BibTex]

[OOPSLA'14] Zhijia Zhao, Bo Wu, Mingzhou Zhou, Yufei Ding, Jianhua Sun, Xipeng Shen, and Youfeng Wu. Call Sequence Prediction through Probabilistic Calling Automata. In Proceedings of ACM SIGPLAN conference on Systems, Programming, Languages and Applications, Portland, USA, 2014 (Acceptance rate: 28%) [BibTex]

[UbiComp'14] Zhijia Zhao, Mingzhou Zhou and Xipeng Shen. SatScore: Uncovering and Avoiding a Principled Pitfall in Responsiveness Measurements of App Launches. In Proceedings of ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, Seattle, USA, 2014 (Acceptance rate: 13.7%) [BibTex]

[ASPLOS'14] Zhijia Zhao, Bo Wu and Xipeng Shen. Challenging the "Embarrassingly Sequential": Parallelizing Finite State Machine-Based Computations through Principled Speculation. In Proceedings of The 19th International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems, Salt Lake City, USA, 2014 (Acceptance rate: 22.6%) [BibTex]

[ASPLOS'14] Yufei Ding, Mingzhou Zhou, Zhijia Zhao, Sarah Eisenstat and Xipeng Shen. Finding the Limit: Examining the Potential and Complexity of Compilation Scheduling for JIT-Based Runtime Systems. In Proceedings of The 19th International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems, Salt Lake City, USA, 2014 (Acceptance rate: 22.6%) [BibTex]

[TACO'13] Zhijia Zhao, Michael Bebenita, Dave Herman, Jianhua Sun and Xipeng Shen. HPar: A Practical Parallel Parser for HTML -- Taming HTML Complexities for Parallel Parsing. ACM Transactions on Architecture and Code Optimization. Vol. 10, No. 4, Article 44, Dec. 2013. (Original Work) [BibTex]

[PPoPP'13] Bo Wu, Zhijia Zhao, Eddy Z. Zhang, Yunlian Jiang, and Xipeng Shen. Complexity Analysis and Algorithm Design for Reorganizing Data to Minimize Non-Coalesced Memory Accesses on GPU. In Proceedings of The 18th ACM SIGPLAN Symposium on Principles and Practice of Parallel Programming. Shenzhen, China, 2013 (Acceptance rate: 17.8%) [BibTex]

[PACT'12 Poster] Zhijia Zhao, Bo Wu and Xipeng Shen. Speculative Parallelization Needs Rigor: Probabilistic Analysis for Optimal Speculation of Finite State Machine Applications. In Proceedings of The 21st International Conference on Parallel Architecture and Compilation Techniques. Minneapolis, USA, 2012 (2-page poster paper)

[OOPSLA'12] Bo Wu, Zhijia Zhao, Xipeng Shen, Yunlian Jiang, Yaoqing Gao, Raul Silvera. Exploiting Inter-Sequence Correlations for Program Behavior Prediction. In Proceedings of The ACM SIGPLAN conference on Systems, Programming, Languages and Applications. Tucson, USA, 2012 (Acceptance rate: 25.9%) [BibTex]

[PACT'11 SRC] Zhijia Zhao and Bo Wu. Probabilistic Models towards Optimal Speculation of DFA Applications. 20th International Conference on Parallel Architecture and Compilation Techniques. Student Research Competition. Galveston Island, USA, 2011 (2nd place out of 29 submissions)