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Tasneem Sayeed
Sun Microsystems

Tasneem Sayeed is the project lead for the K virtual machine (KVM) team within the Wireless Technologies Organization at Sun Microsystems. Prior to her current position, she had worked on the JavaTM bytecode verifier for Project Monty, CLDC 1.1 (JSR 139) Expert Group participant, standardization of KVM Debugger APIs, Java Card platform, Netra NFS SmartServeTM server, and the Mach microkernel-based NeXTSTEP I/O subsystem.

Tasneem has over 15 years industry experience, and has previously presented in various conferences including JavaOne (2000 and 2001), and PalmSource 99. She was also the Sun representative at the JavaCard Forum (December 2001) held in Marseilles, France.


Technical Overview of the K virtual machine (KVM), with an in-depth look at the newer features
Tuesday 10:45 - 12:00 (Conference Hall)

The K virtual machine (KVM) is a compact JavaTM virtual machine that has been designed from ground up for network-enabled, resource-constrained, mobile consumer devices such as cell phones, pagers, personal organizers and small appliances. This talk will provide a detailed technical overview of the KVM. The speaker is a member of the original KVM technology team at Sun. The talk will highlight the latest KVM development activities, including the newer, more portable implementation of the JavaTM bytecode verifier and an overview of the K Native Interface (KNI). The conclusion of the talk will cover an object-oriented implementation of the JavaTM bytecode verifier used by Monty (CLDC-HI) Virtual Machine, which is originally based on KVM's newer and more portable implementation.

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