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The following publications are a partial list of publications relevant to Zephyr Software's products and services. For a more complete list see Jack Davidson's Publication web page.

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J. D. Hiser, D. W. Williams, W. Hu, J. W. Davidson, J. Mars and B. R. Childers. Evaluating Indirect Branch Handling Mechanisms in Software Dynamic Translation Systems. ACM Transactions on Architecture and Code Optimization, 8(2), July 2011, Article No. 9.

J. A. Baiocchi, B. R. Childers, J. W. Davidson, and J. D. Hiser. Enabling Dynamic Translation in Embedded Systems with Scratchpad Memory. ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems, 11(4), December 2012, Article 89.

D. Williams, W. Hu, J. W. Davidson, J. D. Hiser, J. C. Knight, A. Nguyen-Tuong. Security through Diversity: Leveraging Virtual Machine Technology. IEEE Security & Privacy, 7(1), January/February 2009, pp. 26–33.

A. Nguyen-Tuong, D. Evans, J. C. Knight, B. Cox, and J. W. Davidson. Security through Redundant Data Diversity, Proceedings of the 38th Annual IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks, Anchorage, AK, June 2008, pp. 187–196.

J. Baiocchi, B. R. Childers, J. W. Davidson, J. D. Hiser and J. Misurda. Fragment Cache Management for Dynamic Binary Translators in Embedded Systems with Scratchpad. Proceedings of the 2007 International Conference on Compilers, Architecture, and Synthesis for Embedded Systems, Salzburg, Austria, October 2007, pp. 74-84.

W. Hu, J. Hiser, D. Williams, A. Filipi, J. W. Davidson, D. Evans, J. C. Knight, A. Nguyen-Tuong and J. Hill. Secure and Practical Defense Against Code-injection Attacks Using Software Dynamic Translation. Proceedings of the 2006 International Conference on Virtual Execution Environments, Ottawa, CA, June 2006, pp. 2–12.

J. Hiser, D. Williams, A. Filipi, J. W. Davidson and B. R. Childers. Evaluating Fragment Construction Policies for Software Dynamic Translation Systems. Proceedings of the 2006 International Conference on Virtual Execution Environments, Ottawa, CA, June 2006, pp. 122–132.

STARS

J. D. Hiser, A. Nguyen-Tuong, M. Co, B. Rodes, M. Hall, C. L. Coleman, J. C. Knight, and J. W. Davidson. A Framework for Creating Binary Rewriting Tools. Proceedings of the 10th European Dependable Computing Conference, Newcastle upon Tyne, May 2014.

B. D. Rodes, A. Nguyen-Tuong, J. D. Hiser, J. C. Knight, M. Co, and J. W. Davidson. Defense Against Stack-Based Attacks Using Speculative Stack Layout Transformation. Proceedings of International Conference on Runtime Verification, Istanbul, Turkey, September 2012, pp. 308–313.

J. Hiser, A. Nguyen-Tuong, M. Co, M. Hall, and J. W. Davidson. ILR: Where Did My Gadgets Go?. Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, San Francsico, May 2012, pp. 571–585.

J. D. Hiser, C. L. Coleman, M. Co, and J. W. Davidson. MEDS: The Memory Error Detection System. Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Engineering Secure Software Systems, Lueven, Belgium, February, 2009, pp. 164–179.

Zephyr Compilers

P. A. Kulkarni, D. B. Whalley, G. S. Tyson, and J. W. Davidson. Practical Exhaustive Optimization Phase Order Exploration and Evaluation. ACM Transactions on Architecture and Code Optimization, 6(1), March 2009, pp. 1–36.

J. D. Hiser, J. W. Davidson, and D. B. Whalley. Fast, Accurate Design Space Exploration of Embedded Systems Memory Configurations. Proceedings of the 22nd ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, Seoul, Korea, March, 2007, pp. 699–706.

P. A. Kulkarni, W. Zhao, D. B. Whalley, X. Yuan, R. van Engelen, K. Gallivan, J. D. Hiser, J. W. Davidson, B. Cai, M. W. Bailey, H. Moon, K. Cho, Y. Paek, and D. L. Jones. VISTA: VPO Interactive System for Tuning Applications. ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems, 5(4), November 2006, pp. 819–863.

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