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  • December 2, 2003: Join us for the official public release of The Liberty Simulation Environment Version 1.0 at the upcoming MICRO36 Tutorial. Did I say "Tutorial"? I meant RELEASE PARTY! UPDATE: LSE is available for download from this site.

  • October 11, 2003: A monumental battle between the forces of Liberty and the tyrants of the CCCP ensues. Catch all the details and photos.

    Liberty and CCCP Do Battle
  • April 5, 2003: Neil Vachharajani is awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship!

  • March 25, 2003: Our paper, "Compiler Optimization-Space Exploration," wins the Best Paper Award at The First International Symposium on Code Generation and Optimization (CGO-1) in San Francisco!

  • November 22, 2002: The Liberty group goes to Istanbul, Turkey for MICRO-35. Our paper, "Microarchitectural Exploration with Liberty," wins the Best Student Paper Award!

    Liberty Group in Istanbul
    Pictured left to right in front of the Ortakoy Mosque and the Bosphorus Bridge connecting Europe and Asia in Istanbul are Jason Blome, Ram Rangan, David Penry, Spyros Triantafyllis (partially hidden), David August, and Neil Vachharajani (showing a new level of respect for his advisor).
  • August 15, 2002: Manish Vachharajani is awarded an Intel Foundation Graduate Fellowship!

  • February 18, 2002: The first Liberty Power Summit is held at Princeton University. Slides presented by some industrial and academic participants are here.

  • December 1, 2001: Liberty group delivers a tutorial on the Liberty Simulation Environment, an automatic simulator writer, at MICRO-34 in Austin, Texas. Slides are posted here.

  • November 27, 2001: Liberty group takes a break from tutorial preparation to celebrate some birthdays.

    Liberty Cake
  • The Liberty Computer Architecture Research Group was recently awarded Itanium Processor Family workstations by Hewlett-Packard and Intel for use in our compiler and computer architecture research. We express our gratitude for their generous support.

  • April 4, 2001: Liberty contributors go to lunch. Along the way, we had time for some photos. Pictured here, left to right, are: Chris Richards, Kaiyu Chen, David Penry, Manish Vachharajani, Murat Fiskiran, Anoop Gupta, Xiao Yang, Russ Joseph, Spyros Triantafyllis, Zhijie Shi, Wei Qin, Hangsheng Wang, Johnson Wu, Fengzhou Zheng, Keith Vallerio. Click on the image for other photos.

  • Liberty is in the news! This EETimes article describes an important use of the X compiler and the Xcode IR. (At the time of the writing of this article, X was the working name for what we now call Liberty.)