Names of our papers


At conferences, I get a lot of questions about the names of our papers. Yes, they have meanings in Farsi. Here are the meanings:

Ham means together.

Hamsaz [POPL'19] means harmonic and compatible. The paper is about coordination of replicated systems.

Hampa [CAV'20] means walking companion. The paper is about bounded stalenss for replicated systems.

Hamraz [S&P'22] means confidant. The paper is about secure distributed systems.

Hamband [PLDI'22] means tight and connected. The paper is about RDMA replication.

Chapar [POPL'19] was the courier system of the Persian empire. The paper is about causal ordering of messages in a distributed system.