Erez Petrank

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Erez Petrank
Erez Petrank (small).jpg
Native name ארז פטרנק
Known for Memory Management algorithms (reference counting update coalescing, concurrent garbage collection, the compressor compator), making wait-free practical, and various zero-knowledge protocols (including concurrent and non-interactive).
Scientific career
Fields Computer Science
Institutions Technion
Doctoral advisor Oded Goldreich

Erez Petrank[1] is a computer scientist whose notable research contributions are in the fields of programming languages and computer systems (mostly on memory management), cryptography (mostly on theoretical foundations), computational complexity, and parallel computing. Petrank is currently (2017) a professor at the Computer Science department[2] at the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.[3]

Prof. Petrank has published more than seventy papers in top conferences and journals with over 3200 citations and an h-index of 33 (computed by Google Scholar[4]). He has served as the program chair of the International Symposium on Memory Management[5] and of the ACM SIGPLAN/SIGOPS International Conference on Virtual Execution Environments (VEE).[6] Between 2009—2012 Petrank has served on the Association for Computing Machinery SIGPLAN Executive Committee.


  1. ^ "Erez Petrank's Homepage". Retrieved 2015-02-23. 
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  4. ^ "Erez Petrank - Google Scholar Citations". Retrieved 2015-03-04. 
  5. ^ ({cite web|url= | title = International Symposium on Memory Management | publisher -})
  6. ^ ({cite web|url= | title = ACM SIGPLAN/SIGOPS International Conference on Virtual Execution Environments (VEE) | publisher -})

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