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Keynote talk by Dr. Albert Zomaya: Environmentally sustainable large scale distributed systems
Found in: 2011 9th IEEE/ACS International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications (AICCSA)
By Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:December 2011
pp. 1
Summary form only given. Half perimeter wire length estimation is commonly used to guide placers in positioning cells. In this paper, the shortcomings of HPWL and other post placement wire length estimation methods are presented first. It is shown that the...
   
Interweaving heterogeneous metaheuristics using harmony search
Found in: Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium, International
By Young Choon Lee,Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:May 2009
pp. 1-8
In this paper, we present a novel parallel-metaheuristic framework, which enables a set of heterogeneous metaheuristics to be effectively interwoven and coordinated. The key player of this framework is a harmony-search-based coordinator devised using a rec...
 
On Using Pattern Matching Algorithms in MapReduce Applications
Found in: Parallel and Distributed Processing with Applications, International Symposium on
By Nikzad Babaii Rizvandi, Javid Taheri, Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:May 2011
pp. 75-80
In this paper, we study CPU utilization time patterns of several MapReduce applications. After extracting running patterns of several applications, they are saved in a reference database to be later used to tweak system parameters to efficiently execute un...
 
A Time- and Cost-Optimal Algorithm for Interlocking Sets-With Applications
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems
By Stephan Olariu, Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:October 1996
pp. 1009-1025
<p>Abstract—Given a family <tmath>${\cal I}$</tmath> of intervals, two intervals in <tmath>${\cal I}$</tmath> interlock if they overlap but neither of them strictly contains the other. A set of intervals in which every two are...
 
RBT-I: A novel approach for solving the Multiple Sequence Alignment problem
Found in: Computer Systems and Applications, ACS/IEEE International Conference on
By Javid Taheri, Albert Y. Zomaya, Bing Bing Zhou
Issue Date:April 2008
pp. 28-36
This paper presents a novel approach to solve the Multiple Sequence Alignment (MSA) problem. The Rubber Band Technique: Index Base (RBT-I) introduced in this paper, is inspired by the elastic behavior of a Rubber Band (RB) on a plate with poles. RBT-I is a...
 
Keynote: Energy-Aware Scheduling and Resource Allocation for Large-Scale Distributed Systems
Found in: High Performance Computing and Communications, 10th IEEE International Conference on
By Dr. Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:June 2009
pp. xxxv
No summary available.
   
New Memoryless Online Routing Algorithms for Delaunay Triangulations
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems
By Weisheng Si,Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:August 2012
pp. 1520-1527
Memoryless online routing (MOR) algorithms are suitable for the applications only using local information to find paths, and Delaunay triangulations (DTs) are the class of geometric graphs widely proposed as network topologies. Motivated by these two facts...
 
Cashing in on the Cache in the Cloud
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems
By Hyuck Han,Young Choon Lee,Woong Shin,Hyungsoo Jung,Heon Y. Yeom,Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:August 2012
pp. 1387-1399
Over the past decades, caching has become the key technology used for bridging the performance gap across memory hierarchies via temporal or spatial localities; in particular, the effect is prominent in disk storage systems. Applications that involve heavy...
 
Efficient Energy Management Using Adaptive Reinforcement Learning-Based Scheduling in Large-Scale Distributed Systems
Found in: Parallel Processing, International Conference on
By Masnida Hussin,Young Choon Lee,Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:September 2011
pp. 385-393
Energy consumption in large-scale distributed systems, such as computational grids and clouds gains a lot of attention recently due to its significant performance, environmental and economic implications. These systems consume a massive amount of energy no...
 
Workload Characteristic Oriented Scheduler for MapReduce
Found in: 2012 IEEE 18th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS)
By Peng Lu,Young Choon Lee,Chen Wang,Bing Bing Zhou,Junliang Chen,Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:December 2012
pp. 156-163
Applications in many areas are increasingly developed and ported using the Map Reduce framework (more specifically, Hadoop) to exploit (data) parallelism. The application scope of Map Reduce has been extended beyond the original design goal which was large...
 
FIS-PNN: A hybrid computational method for protein-protein interaction prediction
Found in: Computer Systems and Applications, ACS/IEEE International Conference on
By Sakhinah Abu Bakar,Javid Taheri,Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:December 2011
pp. 196-203
The study of protein-protein interactions (PPI) is an active area of research in biology as it mediates most of the biological functions in any organism. Although, there are no concrete properties in predicting PPI, extensive wet-lab experiments suggest (w...
 
State of the Journal
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Computers
By Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:January 2013
pp. 1-5
No summary available.
 
A Message to the Editorial Board
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Computers
By Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:December 2012
pp. 1665
This December issue marks the end of a long history of printed issues of IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC), which spans a period of 61 years. As of January 2013, TC will move to the OnlinePlus TM mode in line with other IEEE Computer Society publications...
 
Keynote Speeches
Found in: 2012 IEEE 12th International Conference on Computer and Information Technology (CIT)
By Albert Y. Zomaya, Han-Chieh Chao,Peter Sloot
Issue Date:October 2012
pp. xliii-xlv
These keynote speeches discuss the following: environmentally sustainable large-scale distributed systems; evolutionary computation for future Internet: Internet of Things; and information spreading in complex agent networks: the story of an Odyssey from a...
   
Keynotes
Found in: 2012 13th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Grid Computing (GRID)
By Kacsuk Peter,Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:September 2012
pp. xiii-xiv
These tutorials discuss the following: Rapid development of production science gateways for a large set of DCI; The cost efficiency of cloud bursting.
   
State of the Journal
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Computers
By Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:February 2012
pp. 145-150
During 2011, IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC) has maintained its position as a leading and prestigious publication in the field of computing. The number of manuscript submissions (inclusive of Special Sections) was 872 papers (at the time of writing thi...
 
Keynotes and Industry Talks
Found in: 2011 IEEE 4th International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing (UCC 2011)
By Albert Y. Zomaya,Manish Parashar,Wolfgang Gentzsch, Geng Lin,Dimitrios Georgakopoulos
Issue Date:December 2011
pp. xx-xxiv
These keynote speeches and industry talks discuss the following: energy efficient cloud computing systems; can clouds transform science? exploring the role of clouds in computational and data-enabled science and engineering; HPC in the cloud: use cases fro...
   
State of the Journal
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Computers
By Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:January 2012
pp. 1-2
No summary available.
 
State of the Journal
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Computers
By Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:January 2011
pp. 2
No summary available.
 
Bio-inspired Algorithms for Mobility Management
Found in: Parallel Architectures, Algorithms, and Networks, International Symposium on
By Javid Taheri, Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:May 2008
pp. 216-223
This work presents a survey on bio-inspired algorithms formerly used to solve the location management problem in two different network schemes: Paging Cell and Location Area. For a better comparison, two test networks, generated by intelligent algorithms t...
 
Exploring Biocomplexity: New Challenges for High Performance Computing
Found in: Parallel and Distributed Computing Applications and Technologies, International Conference on
By Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:December 2007
pp. 6
The talk will address some of the key algorithmic and computational challenges associated with the modelling of certain classes of biological networks (e.g. biochemical, signalling). This will involve several research threads that cover a range of theoreti...
   
A Genetic Algorithm for Finding Optimal Location Area Configurations for Mobility Management
Found in: Local Computer Networks, Annual IEEE Conference on
By Javid Taheri, Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:November 2005
pp. 568-577
<p>This work presents a new approach to solve the location management problem by using the location areas approach. A modified Genetic Algorithm is used to find the optimal configuration of location areas in a mobile network. The location areas confi...
 
A Simulated Annealing Approach for Mobile Location Management
Found in: Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium, International
By Javid Taheri, Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:April 2005
pp. 194
In this paper, a new approach to solve the mobile location management problem that employs the location area scheme is proposed. Furthermore, the approach integrates the location areas scheme into the Simulated Annealing algorithm to find optimal configura...
 
The Use of a Hopfield Neural Network in Solving the Mobility Management Problem
Found in: Pervasive Services, IEEE/ACS International Conference on
By Javid Taheri, Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:July 2004
pp. 141-150
This work presents a new approach to solve the location management problem by using the location areas approach. Hopfield Neural Network is used in this work to find the optimal configuration of location areas in a mobile network. Toward this end, the loca...
 
Nonconventional Computing Paradigms in the New Millenium: A Roundtable
Found in: Computing in Science and Engineering
By Albert Y. Zomaya, James A. Anderson, David B. Fogel, Gerard J. Milburn, Grzegorz Rozenberg
Issue Date:November 2001
pp. 82-99
This virtual roundtable brings together researchers to explore and speculate about the developments in and future directions of their respective computing fields. The list of topics they explore is by no means exhaustive, but we could extend most of the th...
 
Sequential and Parallel Cellular Automata-Based Scheduling Algorithms
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems
By Franciszek Seredynski, Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:October 2002
pp. 1009-1023
<p><b>Abstract</b>—In this paper, we present a novel approach to designing cellular automata-based multiprocessor scheduling algorithms in which extracting knowledge about the scheduling process occurs. This knowledge can potentially be u...
 
P2MNET 2012: Welcome message from the P2MNET chairs
Found in: 2012 IEEE 37th Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN 2012)
By Albert Y. Zomaya,Mohamed Younis,Javid Taheri
Issue Date:October 2012
pp. lxxvii-lxxviii
We would like to extend a warm welcome to the 8th IEEE International Workshop on Performance and Management of Wireless and Mobile Networks (P2MNeT), held in conjunction with the 37th IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN).
 
A framework for real time communication in sensor networks
Found in: Computer Systems and Applications, ACS/IEEE International Conference on
By M. Y Aalsalem, Javid Taheri, Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:May 2010
pp. 1-7
The introduction of real time communication has created additional challenges in the wireless networks area with different communication constraints. Sensor nodes spend most of their lifetime functioning as a small router to deliver packets from one node t...
 
Providing QoS guarantees to multiple classes of traffic in wireless sensor networks
Found in: Computer Systems and Applications, ACS/IEEE International Conference on
By M. Y. Aalsalem, Javid Taheri, Mohsin Iftikhar, Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:April 2008
pp. 216-222
Recent advances in miniaturization and low power design have led to a flurry of activity in wireless sensor networks. However, the introduction of real time communication has created additional challenges in this area. The sensor node spends most of its li...
 
Backfilling under Two-tier Virtual Machines
Found in: 2012 IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing (CLUSTER)
By Xiaocheng Liu,Chen Wang,Xiaogang Qiu,Bing Bing Zhou,Bin Chen,Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:September 2012
pp. 514-522
The cloud computing paradigm attracts increasing amount of efforts to move high performance parallel applications to run in remote data cenetres. How to balance the performance requirements of parallel applications and the datacentre utilization is essenti...
 
Identifying Hub Proteins and Their Essentiality from Protein-protein Interaction Network
Found in: Bioinformatic and Bioengineering, IEEE International Symposium on
By Sakhinah Abu Bakar,Javid Taheri,Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:October 2011
pp. 266-269
No summary available.
 
Profiling Applications for Virtual Machine Placement in Clouds
Found in: Cloud Computing, IEEE International Conference on
By Anh Vu Do,Junliang Chen,Chen Wang,Young Choon Lee,Albert Y. Zomaya,Bing Bing Zhou
Issue Date:July 2011
pp. 660-667
Application profiling is an important technique for efficient resource management. The decision making of scheduling and resource allocation typically takes great advantage of such a technique primarily for improving resource utilization. With the advent o...
 
Self-Organizing Content Distribution in a Data Indexed DHT Network
Found in: Peer-to-Peer Computing, IEEE International Conference on
By Chen Wang, Bassam A. Alqaralleh, Bing Bing Zhou, Fabian Brites, Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:June 2006
pp. 241-248
The paper discusses the access-skew problem in a data indexed DHT network. The difference in popularity of data indexes is likely to create access hotspots that overwhelm the host node. The capability of relieving heavily loaded nodes is essential to the s...
 
Handling Uncertainty: Pareto-Efficient BoT Scheduling on Hybrid Clouds
Found in: 2013 42nd International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP)
By M. Reza Hoseinyfarahabady,Hamid R. D. Samani,Luke M. Leslie, Young Choon Lee,Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:October 2013
pp. 419-428
Coping with uncertainty is a challenging and complex problem particularly in hybrid cloud environments-private cloud plus public cloud. Conflicting goals of minimizing the cost and performance, unknown prior knowledge about task running times, and a lack o...
 
Priority-Based Consolidation of Parallel Workloads in the Cloud
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems
By Xiaocheng Liu,Chen Wang,Bing Bing Zhou,Junliang Chen,Ting Yang,Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:September 2013
pp. 1874-1883
The cloud computing paradigm is attracting an increased number of complex applications to run in remote data centers. Many complex applications require parallel processing capabilities. Parallel applications of certain nature often show a decreasing utiliz...
 
A Pareto Frontier for Optimizing Data Transfer and Job Execution in Grids
Found in: 2012 26th IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium Workshops (IPDPSW)
By Javid Taheri,Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:May 2012
pp. 2130-2139
This work presents a Genetic Algorithm (GA) based optimization technique, called GA-ParFnt, to find the Pareto frontier for optimizing data transfer versus job execution time in grids. As the performance of a generic GA is not suitable to find such Pareto ...
 
Minimizing Energy Consumption for Precedence-Constrained Applications Using Dynamic Voltage Scaling
Found in: Cluster Computing and the Grid, IEEE International Symposium on
By Young Choon Lee, Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:May 2009
pp. 92-99
Jobs on high-performance computing systems are deployed mostly with the sole goal of minimizing completion times. This performance demand has been satisfied without paying much attention to power/energy consumption. Consequently, that has become a major co...
 
A Fully Distributed Scheme for Discovery of Semantic Relationships
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Services Computing
By Juan Li,Hui Wang,Samee Ullah Khan,Qingrui Li,Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:October 2013
pp. 457-469
The availability of large volumes of Semantic Web data has created the potential of discovering vast amounts of knowledge. Semantic relation discovery is a fundamental technology in analytical domains, such as business intelligence and homeland security. B...
 
Stretch Out and Compact: Workflow Scheduling with Resource Abundance
Found in: 2013 13th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing (CCGrid)
By Young Choon Lee,Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:May 2013
pp. 219-226
Resource abundance is apparent in today's multi-core era. Workflow applications common in science and engineering can take great advantage of such ample resource capacity. Yet, existing workflow scheduling algorithms have been mostly designed on the tradit...
 
Energy Conscious Scheduling for Distributed Computing Systems under Different Operating Conditions
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems
By Young Choon Lee, Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:August 2011
pp. 1374-1381
Traditionally, the primary performance goal of computer systems has focused on reducing the execution time of applications while increasing throughput. This performance goal has been mostly achieved by the development of high-density computer systems. As w...
 
Throughput Enhancement through Selective Time Sharing and Dynamic Grouping
Found in: 2013 IEEE International Symposium on Parallel & Distributed Processing (IPDPS)
By Junliang Chen,Bing Bing Zhou,Chen Wang,Peng Lu,Penghao Wang,Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:May 2013
pp. 1183-1192
Space sharing approaches are widely used in job scheduling for HPC systems. The main drawback of these approaches is the blocking of short jobs, which results in low throughput. The research on gang scheduling has shown the potential of time sharing in imp...
 
An Energy-Efficient Kernel Framework for Large-Scale Data Modeling and Classification
Found in: Parallel and Distributed Processing Workshops and PhD Forum, 2011 IEEE International Symposium on
By Paul D. Yoo,Jason W.P. Ng,Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:May 2011
pp. 404-408
Energy-efficient computing has now become a key challenge not only for data-center operations, but also for many other energy-driven systems, with the focus on reducing of all energy-related costs, and operational expenses, as well as its corresponding and...
 
ADREA: A Framework for Adaptive Resource Allocation in Distributed Computing Systems
Found in: Parallel and Distributed Computing Applications and Technologies, International Conference on
By Masnida Hussin, Young Choon Lee, Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:December 2010
pp. 50-57
Large-scale distributed computing systems (LDCSs) can be best characterized by their dynamic nature particularly in terms of availability and performance. Typically, these systems deal with various types of jobs in many aspects, such as resource requiremen...
 
RBT-Km: K-Means clustering for Multiple Sequence Alignment
Found in: Computer Systems and Applications, ACS/IEEE International Conference on
By Javid Taheri, Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:May 2010
pp. 1-8
This paper presents a novel approach for solving the Multiple Sequence Alignment (MSA) problem. K-Means clustering is combined with the Rubber Band Technique (RBT) to introduce an iterative optimization algorithm, namely RBT-Km, to find the optimal alignme...
 
An Efficient Parallel Prefix Sums Architecture with Domino Logic
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems
By Rong Lin, Koji Nakano, Stephan Olariu, Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:September 2003
pp. 922-931
<p><b>Abstract</b>—The main contribution of this work is to propose an efficient parallel prefix sums architecture based on the recently-developed technique of shift switching with domino logic, where the charge/discharge signals propagat...
 
An Evolutionary Approach for Scheduling in Parallel Processor Systems
Found in: Parallel Architectures, Algorithms, and Networks, International Symposium on
By Albert Y. Zomaya, Chris Ward, Ben Macey
Issue Date:December 1997
pp. 369
Task Scheduling is essential for the proper functioning of parallel processor systems. Scheduling of tasks onto networks of parallel processors is an interesting problem that is well-defined and documented in the literature. However, most of the available ...
 
Virt-B: Towards Performance Benchmarking of Virtual Machine Systems
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Kejiang Ye,Zhaohui Wu,Bing Bing Zhou,Xiaohong Jiang,Chen Wang,Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:May 2014
pp. 64-72
Modern cloud computing environments often use virtualization technology to implement resource sharing. However, virtualization incurs performance overheads due to the additional hypervisor layer placed between virtual machines (VMs) and hardware resources....
 
ADAPT-POLICY: Task Assignment in Server Farms when the Service Time Distributionof Tasks is Not Known A Priori
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems
By Malith Jayasinghe,Zahir Tari,Panlop Zeephongsekul,Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:April 2014
pp. 851-861
Service time distribution of certain computing workloads such as static web content is well known. However, for many other computing workloads (e.g., dynamic web content, scientific workloads) the service time distribution is not well understood and it is ...
 
Green Data Center Networks: Challenges and Opportunities
Found in: 2013 11th International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT)
By Kashif Bilal,Samee U. Khan,Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:December 2013
pp. 229-234
The concerns about environmental impacts, electricity cost, and energy needs of data centers are mounting. These concerns have given significant impetus to consider energy efficiency as one of the major data center design parameters for researchers and IT ...
 
Exploiting Performance and Cost Diversity in the Cloud
Found in: 2013 IEEE 6th International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD)
By Luke M. Leslie, Young Choon Lee, Peng Lu,Albert Y. Zomaya
Issue Date:June 2013
pp. 107-114
Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) platforms, such as Amazon EC2, allow clients access to massive computational power in the form of virtual machines (VMs) known as instances. Amazon hosts three different instance purchasing options, each with its own serv...
 
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