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Nicholas Ulle

University of California, Davis
PhD Candidate
Davis, CA
My research goal is to improve the performance of R on common tasks without sacrificing ease-of-use. My approach is to automatically detect R idioms and translate (or compile) them to optimized machine code.

More generally, I'm trying to build an extensible LLVM-backed compiler for the R language, building on the work of Duncan Temple Lang.