About me

Igor Zhirkov

PhD student in Computer Science, musician, now writer.

Deeply interested in logic, type theories, automated theorem proving and low-level programming. I have written a book about low-level programming to present the course I have created. I was teaching it for almost 6 years in ITMO university in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Currently I am pursuing my PhD thesis on verified C refactorings at IMT Atlantique, Nantes.

Being an amateur pianist, I also learn bass guitar. My preferences are baroque and late-romantic music as well as progressive rock and jazz fusion; I am also very fond of various types of electronic music.

Feel free to drop me a line by mail or telegram @ igorjirkov. English, french, german and russian are accepted.

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This blog is named after my friend Mr. Duck. He is a snobbish, intellectual, and misanthropic gentleman.