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Message from the HCW Steering Committee Chair
Found in: 2013 IEEE International Symposium on Parallel & Distributed Processing, Workshops and Phd Forum (IPDPSW)
By Behrooz Shirazi
Issue Date:May 2013
pp. 3
No summary available.
 
HCW Introduction
Found in: 2012 26th IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium Workshops (IPDPSW)
By Behrooz Shirazi,Alexey Lastovetsky
Issue Date:May 2012
pp. 1-2
No summary available.
 
Message from the HCW General Chair
Found in: 2012 26th IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium Workshops (IPDPSW)
By Behrooz Shirazi
Issue Date:May 2012
pp. 4
No summary available.
 
Real-World Sensor Network for Long-Term Volcano Monitoring: Design and Findings
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems
By Renjie Huang,Wen-Zhan Song,Mingsen Xu,Nina Peterson,Behrooz A. Shirazi,Richard LaHusen
Issue Date:February 2012
pp. 321-329
This paper presents the design, deployment, and evaluation of a real-world sensor network system in an active volcano—Mount St. Helens. In volcano monitoring, the maintenance is extremely hard and system robustness is one of the biggest concerns. However, ...
 
Message from the HCW Program Chair
Found in: 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Parallel & Distributed Processing, Workshops and Phd Forum
By Behrooz Shirazi
Issue Date:May 2011
pp. 5
No summary available.
 
Localized QoS-aware media access control in high-fidelity data center sensing networks
Found in: International Conference on Green Computing
By Renjie Huang, Wen-Zhan Song, Mingsen Xu, Behrooz Shirazi
Issue Date:August 2010
pp. 397-404
Low-cost non-intrusive wireless sensor network is ideal for high-fidelity data center monitoring and helping improve energy efficiency. However, the stringent quality of service (QoS) requirements such as real-time data delivery together with the dynamic n...
 
Design and Deployment of Sensor Network for Real-Time High-Fidelity Volcano Monitoring
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems
By Wen-Zhan Song, Renjie Huang, Mingsen Xu, Behrooz A. Shirazi, Richard LaHusen
Issue Date:November 2010
pp. 1658-1674
This paper presents the design and deployment experience of an air-dropped wireless sensor network for volcano hazard monitoring. The deployment of five self-contained stations into the rugged crater of Mount St. Helens only took one hour with a helicopter...
 
TreeMAC: Localized TDMA MAC protocol for real-time high-data-rate sensor networks
Found in: Pervasive Computing and Communications, IEEE International Conference on
By Wen-Zhan Song, Renjie Huang, Behrooz Shirazi, Richard LaHusen
Issue Date:March 2009
pp. 1-10
Earlier sensor network MAC protocols focus on energy conservation in low-duty cycle applications, while some recent applications involve real-time high-data-rate signals. This motivates us to design an innovative localized TDMA MAC protocol to achieve high...
 
Adaptive Linear Filtering Compression on realtime sensor networks
Found in: Pervasive Computing and Communications, IEEE International Conference on
By Aaron B. Kiely, Mingsen Xu, Wen-Zhan Song, Renjie Huang, Behrooz Shirazi
Issue Date:March 2009
pp. 1-10
We present a lightweight lossless compression algorithm for realtime sensor networks. Our proposed Adaptive Linear Filtering Compression (ALFC) algorithm performs predictive compression, using adaptive linear filtering to predict sample values followed by ...
 
A Lightweight Sensor Network Management System Design
Found in: Pervasive Computing and Communications, IEEE International Conference on
By Fenghua Yuan, Wen-Zhan Song, Nina Peterson, Yang Peng, Lei Wang, Behrooz Shirazi, Richard LaHusen
Issue Date:March 2008
pp. 288-293
In this paper, we propose a lightweight and transparent management framework for TinyOS sensor networks, called L-SNMS, which minimizes the overhead of management functions, including memory usage overhead, network trafficoverhead, and integration overhead...
 
Dynamic Service Composition in Pervasive Computing
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems
By Swaroop Kalasapur, Mohan Kumar, Behrooz A. Shirazi
Issue Date:July 2007
pp. 907-918
<p><b>Abstract</b>—Service-oriented architectures (SOAs) promise to provide transparency to resource access by exposing the resources available as services. SOAs have been employed within pervasive computing systems to provide essential s...
 
Evaluating Service Oriented Architectures (SOA) in Pervasive Computing
Found in: Pervasive Computing and Communications, IEEE International Conference on
By Swaroop Kalasapur, Mohan Kumar, Behrooz Shirazi
Issue Date:March 2006
pp. 276-285
Increasing popularity of the pervasive computing paradigm on one hand and the technological developments on the other, have paved the way for development and deployment of pervasive services in the everyday habitat. The service providers, who build, operat...
 
Personalized Service Composition for Ubiquitous Multimedia Delivery
Found in: A World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks, International Symposium on
By Swaroop Kalasapur, Mohan Kumar, Behrooz Shirazi
Issue Date:June 2005
pp. 258-263
Digital multimedia has gained popularity due to the huge success of the Internet. Users acquire and disseminate multimedia information using different types of devices and communication channels. On the other hand, personal devices such as laptops, PDAs an...
 
QoS Middleware Support for Pervasive Computing Applications
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Behrooz Shirazi, Mohan Kumar, Byung Y. Sung
Issue Date:January 2004
pp. 90294a
Today, pervasive computing technologies are being developed to provide automated, real-time, continual, and unobtrusive user services in dynamic heterogeneous environments such as telemedicine, manufacturing, space endeavors, crisis management, and militar...
   
PICO: A Middleware Framework for Pervasive Computing
Found in: IEEE Pervasive Computing
By Mohan Kumar, Behrooz A. Shirazi, Sajal K. Das, Byung Y. Sung, David Levine, Mukesh Singhal
Issue Date:July 2003
pp. 72-79
<p>Pervasive information communities organization is a framework for creating mission-oriented dynamic communities of autonomous software entities that perform tasks for users and devices. PICO provides automated continual services to improve quality...
 
Quality of Service Issues in Internet Web Services
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Computers
By Marco Conti, Mohan Kumar, Sajal K. Das, Behrooz A. Shirazi
Issue Date:June 2002
pp. 593-594
We take great pleasure in introducing this special section on
 
Heterogeneous Resource Management for Dynamic Real-Time Systems
Found in: Heterogeneous Computing Workshop
By Eui-Nam Huh, Lonnie R. Welch, Behrooz A. Shirazi, Charles D. Cavanaugh
Issue Date:May 2000
pp. 287
Dynamic real-time systems face many resource management problems.This paper addresses the following problems: (1) dynamic resource allocation to provide QoS objectives,(2) heterogeneous resources, and(3) non-intrusive accurate monitoring of QoS, resource a...
 
A Dynamic Real-time Benchmark for Assessment of QoS and Resource Management Technology
Found in: Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium, IEEE
By Lonnie R. Welch, Behrooz A. Shirazi
Issue Date:June 1999
pp. 36
This paper presents DynBench, a benchmark suite that is representative of the emerging generation of dynamic real-time distributed systems. The characteristics and architecture of the benchmark application suite are described. Additionally, the paper discu...
 
Distributed, Scalable, Dependable Real-Time Systems: Middleware Services and Applications
Found in: Parallel Processing Symposium, International
By Lonnie R. Welch, Binoy Ravindran, Paul V. Werme, Michael W. Masters, Behrooz A. Shirazi, Prashant A. Shirolkar, Robert D. Harrison, Wayne Mills, Tuy Do, Judy Lafratta, Shafqat M. Anwar, Steve Sharp1, Terry Sergeant, George Bilowus, Mark Swick, Jim Hoppel,
Issue Date:April 1999
pp. 297
Some classes of real-time systems function in environments which cannot be modeled with static approaches. In such environments, the arrival rates of events which drive transient computations may be unknown. Also, the periodic computations may be required ...
 
Mapping of Parallel Tasks to Multiprocessors with Duplication
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Gyung-Leen Park, Behrooz Shirazi, Jeff Marquis
Issue Date:January 1998
pp. 96
Duplication Based Scheduling (DBS) is a relatively new approach for solving multiprocessor scheduling problems. The problem is defined as finding an optimal schedule which minimizes the parallel execution time of an application on a target system. This pap...
   
An Efficient Task Allocation Scheme for 2D Mesh Architectures
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems
By Seong-Moo Yoo, Hee Yong Youn, Behrooz Shirazi
Issue Date:September 1997
pp. 934-942
<p><b>Abstract</b>—Efficient allocation of processors to incoming tasks in parallel computer systems is very important for achieving the desired high performance. It requires recognizing the free available processors with minimum overhead...
 
Efficient Processor Allocation Scheme for Multi Dimensional Interconnection Networks
Found in: Parallel Processing, International Conference on
By Hyunseung Choo, Wee Yong Youn, Gyung-Leen Park, Behrooz Shirazi
Issue Date:August 1997
pp. 114
Abstract - The task scheduling policy ans the processor allocation scheme affect the system performance significantly. In this paper, we propose an efficient processor allocation scheme for 3D mesh interconnection network with a simple FIFO scheduling poli...
 
Decisive Path Scheduling: A New List Scheduling Method
Found in: Parallel Processing, International Conference on
By Gyung-Leen Park, Behrooz Shirazi, Jeff Marquis, Hyunseung Choo
Issue Date:August 1997
pp. 472
Scheduling parallel tasks, represented as a Directed Acyclic Graph (DAG), on a multiprocessor system has been an important research area in the past decades. One of the critical aspects of a class of scheduling algorithms, called
 
Cache Memories for Dataflow Systems
Found in: IEEE Concurrency
By A.r. Hurson, Krishna M. Kavi, Behrooz Shirazi, Ben Lee
Issue Date:December 1996
pp. 50-64
The dataflow model of computation, particularly the recent trend in combining dataflow processing with control-flow processing, provides attractive alternatives for designing new computer architectures. This marriage has also motivated researchers to analy...
 
General-Purpose Systolic Arrays
Found in: Computer
By Kurtis T. Johnson, A.R. Hurson, Behrooz Shirazi
Issue Date:November 1993
pp. 20-31
<p>The extension of systolic array architecture from fixed- or special-purpose architectures to general-purpose, SIMD (single-instruction stream, multiple-data stream), MIMD (multiple-instruction stream, multiple-data stream) architectures, and hybri...
 
PARSA: A Parallel Program Scheduling and Assessment Environment
Found in: Parallel Processing, International Conference on
By Behrooz Shirazi, Krishna Kavi, A.R. Hurson, Prasenjit Biswas
Issue Date:August 1993
pp. 68-72
<p>Efficient partitioning and scheduling of parallel programs and the distribution of data among pmessing elements are very important issues in parallel and distributed systems. Existing tools fdl short in addressing the issues satisfactorily. On one...
 
TinyOS-Based Quality of Service Management in Wireless Sensor Networks
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Nina Peterson, Lohith Anusuya-Rangappa, Behrooz A. Shirazi, Renjie Huang, Wen-Zhan Song, Michael Miceli, Devin McBride, Ali Hurson, Rick LaHusen
Issue Date:January 2009
pp. 1-10
Previously the cost and extremely limited capabilities of sensors prohibited Quality of Service (QoS) implementations in wireless sensor networks. With advances in technology, sensors are becoming significantly less expensive and the increases in computati...
   
Over the Air Programming on Imote2-Based Sensor Networks
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Rashmi Parthasarathy, Nina Peterson, WenZhan Song, Ali Hurson, Behrooz A. Shirazi
Issue Date:January 2010
pp. 1-9
Some of the main challenges that Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) face are reliability, flexibility and security. When WSNs deployed in remote locations need to be reprogrammed, environmental conditions often make it impossible to physically retrieve them. ...
   
A large/fine-grain parallel dataflow model and its performance evaluation
Found in: Managing Requirements Knowledge, International Workshop on
By Behrooz Shirazi, Ali R. Hurson
Issue Date:June 1987
pp. 119
No summary available.
   
Towards a Characterization of Quality of Service Management Approaches in Distributed, Real-time Systems
Found in: Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium, International
By Charles D. Cavanaugh, Lonnie R. Welch, Behrooz A. Shirazi
Issue Date:April 2001
pp. 30094a
This paper presents a characterization of various current approaches to quality of service (QoS) management in distributed, real-time systems. The characterization is based on an eight-point comparison of selected research: middleware interface, handling o...
 
SuperWeb: Towards a Global Web-Based Parallel Computing Infrastructure
Found in: Parallel Processing Symposium, International
By Klaus E. Schauser, Chris J. Scheiman, Gyung-Leen Park, Behrooz Shirazi, Jeff Marquis
Issue Date:April 1997
pp. 100
The Internet, best known by most users as the World-Wide-Web, continues to expand at an amazing pace. We propose a new infrastructure to harness the combined resources, such as CPU cycles or disk storage, and make them available to everyone interested. Thi...
 
Performance of the Latest Generation Powerline Networking for Green Building Applications
Found in: Proceedings of the 5th ACM Workshop on Embedded Systems For Energy-Efficient Buildings (BuildSys'13)
By Behrooz Shirazi, David Kleinschmidt, Joseph Taylor, Nirmalya Roy
Issue Date:November 2013
pp. 1-2
Green building applications need to efficiently communicate fine-grained power consumption patterns of a wide variety of consumer-grade appliances for an effective adaptation and percolation of demand response models down to the consumer level appliances. ...
     
Performance of the Latest Generation Powerline Networking for Green Building Applications
Found in: Proceedings of the 5th ACM Workshop on Embedded Systems For Energy-Efficient Buildings (BuildSys'13)
By David Kleinschmidt, Nirmalya Roy, Behrooz Shirazi, Joseph Taylor
Issue Date:November 2013
pp. 1-8
Green building applications need to efficiently communicate fine-grained power consumption patterns of a wide variety of consumer-grade appliances for an effective adaptation and percolation of demand response models in the home environment. A key hurdle t...
     
A wake-on sensor network
Found in: Proceedings of the 7th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (SenSys '09)
By Behrooz Shirazi, Debraj De, Gang Lu, Mingsen Xu, Wen-Zhan Song
Issue Date:November 2009
pp. 341-342
This paper present a wake-on sensor network formed with the wake-on motes, TelosW. Our wake-on hardware and software design enable lower power operations and longer network lifetime.
     
Air-dropped sensor network for real-time high-fidelity volcano monitoring
Found in: Proceedings of the 7th international conference on Mobile systems, applications, and services (Mobisys '09)
By Andy Ma, Behrooz Shirazi, Mingsen Xu, Renjie Huang, Richard LaHusen, Wen-Zhan Song
Issue Date:June 2009
pp. 1-2
This paper presents the design and deployment experience of an air-dropped wireless sensor network for volcano hazard monitoring. The deployment of five stations into the rugged crater of Mount St. Helens only took one hour with a helicopter. The stations ...
     
Computing multiple modulo summation (abstract only): a new algorithm, its VLSI designs and applications
Found in: Proceedings of the 15th annual conference on Computer Science (CSC '87)
By Behrooz Shirazi, Chang N. Zhang, David Y. Yun
Issue Date:February 1987
pp. 438
This paper introduces a new algorithm for an efficient computation of @@@@tj mod M, which is the fundamental operation in residue arithmetic. In addition, two hardware designs for efficient implementation of the algorithm and an application to Chinese Rema...
     
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