Publications

Conference Papers


  1. DOLMA: Securing Speculation with the Principle of Transient Non-Observability, Kevin Loughlin, Ian Neal, Jiacheng Ma, Elisa Tsai, Ofir Weisse, Satish Narayanasamy, Baris Kasikci , USENIX Security Symposium (Usenix Security), Vancouver, Canada, Aug 2021

  2. Agamotto: How Persistent is your Persistent Memory Application?, Ian Neal, Ben Reeves, Ben Stoler, Andrew Quinn, Youngjin Kwon, Simon Peter, Baris Kasikci , Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation (OSDI), Nov 2020

  3. I-SPY: Context-Driven Conditional Instruction Prefetching with Coalescing, Tanvir Ahmed Khan, Akshitha Sriraman, Joseph Devietti, Gilles Pokam, Heiner Litz, Baris Kasikci , International Symposium on Microarchitecture (MICRO), Athens, Greece, Oct 2020.

  4. A Hypervisor for Shared-Memory FPGA Platforms, Jiacheng Ma, Gefei Zuo, Kevin Loughlin, Xiaohe Cheng, Yanqiang Liu, Abel Mulugeta Eneyew, Zhengwei Qi, Baris Kasikci , International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems (ASPLOS), Lausanne, Switzerland, Mar 2020.

  5. NDA: Preventing Speculative Execution Attacks at Their Source, Ofir Weisse, Ian Neal, Kevin Loughlin, Thomas Wenisch, Baris Kasikci , International Symposium on Microarchitecture (MICRO), IEEE Micro Top Pick Honorable Mention, Columbus, OH, Oct 2019.

  6. I4: Incremental Inference of Inductive Invariants for Verification of Distributed Protocols Haojun Ma, Aman Goel, Jean-Baptiste Jeannin, Manos Kapritsos, Baris Kasikci , Karem Sakallah. Symposium on Operating Systems Principles (SOSP), Canada, Oct 2019

  7. Huron: Hybrid False Sharing Detection and Repair [code], Tanvir Ahmed Khan, Yifan Zhao, Gilles Pokam, Barzan Mozafari, Baris Kasikci , Conference on Programming Language Design and Implementation (PLDI), Phoenix, AZ, June 2019

  8. Morpheus: A Vulnerability-Tolerant Secure Architecture Based on Ensembles of Moving Target Defenses with Churn [lightning talk] , International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems (ASPLOS), Mark Gallagher, Lauren Biernacki, Shibo Chen, Zelalem Birhanu Aweke, Salessawi Ferede Yitbarek, Misisker Tadesse Aga, Austin Harris, Zhixing Xu, Baris Kasikci , Valeria Bertacco, Sharad Malik, Mohit Tiwari, Todd Austin, Providence, RI, April 2019

  9. REPT: Reverse Debugging of Failures in Deployed Software, Weidong Cui, Xinyang Ge, Baris Kasikci , Ben Niu, Upamanyu Sharma, Ruoyu Wang, Insu Yun, Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation (OSDI), Best Paper Award Carlsbad, CA, Oct 2018

  10. Foreshadow: Extracting the Keys to the Intel SGX Kingdom with Transient Out-of-Order Execution, Jo Van Bulck, Marina Minkin, Ofir Weisse, Daniel Genkin, Baris Kasikci, Frank Piessens, Mark Silberstein, Thomas F. Wenisch, Yuval Yarom, Raoul Strackx, USENIX Security Symposium (Usenix Security), IEEE Micro Top Pick, Baltimore, MD, August 2018

  11. Cntr: Lightweight OS Containers, Jörg Thalheim, Pramod Bhatotia, Pedro Fonseca, Baris Kasikci , USENIX Annual Technical Conference (Usenix ATC), Boston, MA, June 2018

  12. Lazy Diagnosis of In-Production Concurrency Bugs Baris Kasikci , Weidong Cui, Xinyang Ge, Ben Niu. Symposium on Operating Systems Principles (SOSP), Shanghai, China, Oct 2017

  13. Failure Sketching: A Technique for Automated Root Cause Diagnosis of In-Production Failures [talk video | slides]
    Baris Kasikci , Benjamin Schubert, Cristiano Pereira, Gilles Pokam, George Candea.
    Symposium on Operating Systems Principles (SOSP), Monterey, CA, Oct 2015

  14. Efficient Tracing of Cold Code Via Bias-Free Sampling [talk video | slides]
    Baris Kasikci, Thomas Ball, George Candea, John Erickson, Madanlal Musuvathi
    USENIX Annual Technical Conference (Usenix ATC), Philadelphia, PA, June 2014

  15. RaceMob: Crowdsourced Data Race Detection [talk video | slides]
    Baris Kasikci, Cristian Zamfir, and George Candea
    Symposium on Operating Systems Principles (SOSP), Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, PA, November 2013

  16. Data Races vs. Data Race Bugs: Telling the Difference with Portend [slides]
    Baris Kasikci, Cristian Zamfir, and George Candea
    Intl. Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems (ASPLOS), London, UK, March 2012

Journal Papers


  1. Breaking Virtual Memory Protection and the SGX Ecosystem with Foreshadow, Jo Van Bulck, Marina Minkin, Ofir Weisse, Daniel Genkin, Baris Kasikci, Frank Piessens, Mark Silberstein, Thomas F. Wenisch, Yuval Yarom, Raoul Strackx, IEEE Micro Top Picks, 2019

  2. Automated Classification of Data Races for Both Strong and Weak Memory Models, Baris Kasikci, Cristian Zamfir, and George Candea, ACM Transactions of Programming Languages and Systems (TOPLAS), 2015

Workshop Papers


  1. I4: Incremental Inference of Inductive Invariants, Haojun Ma, Aman Goel, Jean Baptistte Jeannin, Manos Kapritsos, Baris Kasikci , Karem Sakallah, Workshop on Hot Topics in Operating Systems (HotOS), Bertinoro, Italy, May 2019

  2. HASE: Hardware-Assisted Symbolic Execution Jörg Thalheim, Pramod Bhatotia, Pedro Fonseca, and Baris Kasikci , KLEE Symposium, London, UK, April 2018

  3. Failure Sketches: A Better Way to Debug [slides]
    Baris Kasikci, Benjamin Schubert, Cristiano Pereira, Gilles Pokam, Madan Musuvathi, George Candea
    Workshop on Hot Topics in Operating Systems (HotOS), Kartause Ittingen, Switzerland, May 2015

  4. Lockout: Efficient Testing for Deadlock Bugs [slides]
    Ali Kheradmand, Baris Kasikci, and George Candea
    Workshop on Determinism and Correctness in Parallel Programming (WoDet), Salt Lake City, UT March 2014

  5. Automated Debugging for Arbitrarily Long Executions [slides]
    Cristian Zamfir, Baris Kasikci, Johannes Kinder, Edouard Bugnion, and George Candea
    Workshop on Hot Topics in Operating Systems (HotOS), Santa Ana Pueblo, NM, May 2013

  6. CORD: A Collaborative Framework for Distributed Data Race Detection [slides]
    Baris Kasikci, Cristian Zamfir, and George Candea
    Workshop on Hot Topics in System Dependability (HotDep), Hollywood, USA October 2012