SSA: Static Single Assignment Form
Programming Languages Accomplishment | 1991
IBM researchers: Ron Cytron, Jeanne Ferrante, Barry K. Rosen, Mark N. Wegman and F. Kenneth Zadeck
Where the work was done: IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
What we accomplished: SSA is an intermediate representation of a program used by compilers. SSA enables many elegant optimization techniques to improve code quality and the speed at which a program executes.
Related links: Wikipedia Entry on SSA
BACK TO PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES
BACK TO IBM RESEARCH ACCOMPLISHMENTS