I strongly believe in applying theory (from different parts of computer science) to solve problems in software engineering practice.
List of publications at Google Scholar and DBLP.
ECOOP 2009 Best Paper (with Einar W. Høst)
I'm currently involved in the following projects:
None at the moment
(Institution is University of Oslo if not specified.)
Edvard K. Karlsen, Simple static analysis techniques for Java: Using latent meaning to find security bugs, 2015. Institution: Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Awarded degree: master. Supervisors: Torbjørn Skramstad and Bjarte M. Østvold. Now at Kantega.
Edvard K. Karlsen, Abstract flow: A model for essential semantics of Java methods, 2012. Institution: Sør-Trøndelag University College. Awarded degree: bachelor.
Einar W. Høst, Meaningful Method Names, 2011. Main supervisor: Bjarte M. Østvold; co-supervisor: Gerardo Schneider. Awarded degree: PhD. Now at Computas.
Henrik Berg, Evolutionary Machine Learning: Neutrality, Diversity and Applications, 2009. Main supervisor: Roland Olsson; co-supervisors: Bjarte M. Østvold, Olaf Owe. Awarded degree: PhD. Now at FFI.
Steingrim Dovland, Liberating coroutines: Combining sequential and parallel execution, 2006. Awarded degree: master. Now at Nets.
Hung Huynh, Comparing Java programs: syntactic and contextual semantic differences, 2005. Awarded degree: siviling. Went to Selvaag BlueThink.
Jørgen Hermanrud Fjeld, Compiling Creol Safely, 2005. Awarded degree: siviling. Supervisors: Einar Broch Johnsen and Bjarte M. Østvold. Went to Linpro.
Erling Holmqvist, A structural approach to web page partitioning, 2005. Awarded degree: master. Went to Esito AS.
Arild B. Torjusen, A formal and executable model for comparing XML documents, 2003. Awarded degree: cand. scient. Now at NR.
You think you know when you learn, are more sure when you can write,
even more when you can teach, but certain when you can program. -- Alan J. Perlis
Written using Emacs. Time-stamp: "2015-12-18 09:30:00 MET bjarte"