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Colin Gordon Receives Honorable Mention in 2008 CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Competition

Undergraduate student Colin Gordon was recently selected for Honorable Mention in the Computing Research Association's Outstanding Undergraduate Award competition for 2008.

Colin's research was on a form of consistent, transactional updates in a modeling formalism called Abstract State Machines. The work resulted in a paper published at the ASM 2007 workshop. The paper was co-authored with two other Brown undergrads, Leo Meyerovich (who won a CRA Honorable Mention last year) and Joel Weinberger, and their professor, Shriram Krishnamurthi. Colin has also done research on dynamic contention management for software transactional memory with Maurice Herlihy.

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