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Regular Papers

Cloud Migration Research: A Systematic Review (Abstract)

Pooyan Jamshidi , Dublin City University, Dublin
Aakash Ahmad , Dublin City University, Dublin
Claus Pahl , Dublin City University, Dublin

Is the Same Instance Type Created Equal? Exploiting Heterogeneity of Public Clouds (Abstract)

Zhonghong Ou , Aalto University, Espoo
Hao Zhuang , EPFL, Lausanne
Andrey Lukyanenko , Aalto University, Espoo
Jukka K. Nurminen , Aalto University, Espoo
Pan Hui , The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong and Telekom Innovation Laboratories, Berlin
Vladimir Mazalov , KRC of Russian Academy of Sciences, Karelia
Antti Ylä-Jääski , Alato University, Espoo

Dynamic Cloud Pricing for Revenue Maximization (Abstract)

Hong Xu , City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Baochun Li , University of Toronto, Toronto
Papers

Adaptive Algorithm for Minimizing Cloud Task Length with Prediction Errors (Abstract)

Sheng Di , INRIA (France) and Argonne National Laboratory, Chicago
Cho-Li Wang , The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Franck Cappello , Argonne National Laboratory, Chicago
Regular Papers

Probabilistic Consolidation of Virtual Machines in Self-Organizing Cloud Data Centers (Abstract)

Carlo Mastroianni , eco4cloud srl and ICAR-CNR, Rende
Michela Meo , Politecnico di Torino, Torino
Giuseppe Papuzzo , eco4cloud srl, Rende

Integrity for Join Queries in the Cloud (Abstract)

Sabrina De Capitani di Vimercati , Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan
Sara Foresti , Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan
Sushil Jajodia , George Mason University, Fairfax
Stefano Paraboschi , Università degli Studi di Bergamo, Dalmine
Pierangela Samarati , Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan
Papers

QoS-Guaranteed Bandwidth Shifting and Redistribution in Mobile Cloud Environment (Abstract)

Sudip Misra , Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, Kharagpur
Snigdha Das , Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, Kharagpur
Manas Khatua , Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, Kharagpur
Mohammad S. Obaidat , Monmouth University, W. Long Branch

Thermal-Aware Scheduling of Batch Jobs in Geographically Distributed Data Centers (Abstract)

Shaolei Ren , Marco Polverini is with the DIET Department, University of Roma - La Sapienza, Roma, Italy.(email: polverini@diet.uniroma1.it)
Athanasios Vasilakos , Marco Polverini is with the DIET Department, University of Roma - La Sapienza, Roma, Italy.(email: polverini@diet.uniroma1.it)
Marco Polverini , Marco Polverini is with the DIET Department, University of Roma - La Sapienza, Roma, Italy.(email: polverini@diet.uniroma1.it)

Multiobjective Game Theory-based Schedule Optimization for Bags-of-Tasks on Hybrid Clouds (Abstract)

Rubing Duan , R. Duan is with Institute of High Performance Computing, A*STAR, Singapore.(email:duanr@ihpc.a-star.edu.sg)

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Scientific Workflow Partitioning and Data Flow Optimization in Hybrid Clouds
(Abstract)

Rubing Duan , Rubing Duan is with Institute of High Performance Computing, A*STAR, Singapore.(email:duanr@ihpc.a-star.edu.sg)

Cross-Layer Multi-Cloud Real-Time Application QoS Monitoring and Benchmarking As-a-Service Framework (Abstract)

Khalid Alhamazani , Khalid Alhamazani is with the the CSIRO Digital Productivity, Building 108 North Road, Acton-2601, Australia (e-mail: ktal130@cse.unsw.edu.au).

A Multi-layered Scheme for Distributed Simulations on the Cloud Environment (Abstract)

Shichao Guan , Shichao Guan is with the PARADISE Research Laboratory - School of Information Technology and Engineering University of Ottawa, Canada. (email: sguan049@uottawa.ca)

Quality-assured Secured Load Sharing in Mobile Cloud Networking Environment (Abstract)

Snigdha Das , Snigdha Das is with the School of Information Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India. (email: snigdhadas@sit.iitkgp.ernet.in)

Phase–Reconfigurable Shuffle Optimization for Hadoop MapReduce (Abstract)

Jihe Wang , Jihe Wang is with the Computer Science College, Sichuan University, Chengdu, SC 610064, China.(Email: wangjihe46@gmail.com)

Splitting Large Medical Data Sets based on Normal Distribution in Cloud Environment (Abstract)

Haolan Zhang , Hao Lan Zhang is with the Center for SCDM, NIT, Zhejiang University, China, currently visiting Dept. of Computer and Information Systems, The University of Melbourne, Australia (E-mail: haolan.zhang@nit.zju.edu.cn)

Wisdom as a Service for Mental Health Care (Abstract)

Jianhui Chen , Jianhui Chen is with the Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084,China. (email: chenjianhui@bjut.edu.cn)
Zhijiang Wan , Jianhui Chen is with the Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084,China. (email: chenjianhui@bjut.edu.cn)

Cost-aware Multi Data-Center Bulk Transfers in the Cloud from a Customer-Side Perspective (Abstract)

Jose Garcia-Dorado , Jose Luis Garcıa-Dorado is with the Department of Electronics and Communications Technology, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain.(Email: jl.garcia@uam.es)

Microaggregation Sorting Framework for K-Anonymity Statistical Disclosure Control in Cloud Computing (Abstract)

Enamul Kabir , Md Enamul Kabir is with School of Agricultural, Computational and Environmental Sciences, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, QLD 4350, Australia.(email:kabir@usq.edu.au)

Estimation of the Available Bandwidth in Inter-Cloud Links for Task Scheduling in Hybrid Clouds (Abstract)

Thiago A. L. Genez , Thiago A.L. Genez is with Institute of Computing, University of Campinas (UNICAMP) Av. Albert Einstein, 1251, 13083-852, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil.(email:thiagogenez@ic.unicamp.br)

Cross-cloud MapReduce for Big Data (Abstract)

Peng Li , Peng Li is with the School of Computer Science and Engineering, The University of Aizu, Japan.(Email: lipengcs@gmail.com)

Hybrid Consensus Pruning of Ensemble Classifiers for Big Data Malware Detection (Abstract)

Jamel Abawajy , Jemal Abawajy is with the School of Information Technology, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Melbourne 3125, Australia.(Email: jemal@deakin.edu.au)

Cloud Colonography: Distributed Medical Testbed over Cloud (Abstract)

Yuichi Motai , Yuichi Motai is with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23284.(Email: ymotai@vcu.edu)

Parallel RMCLP Classification Algorithm and Its Application on the Medical Data (Abstract)

Zhiquan Qi , Zhiquan Qi is with the Research Center on Fictitious Economy and Data Science, and with Key Laboratory of Big Data Mining and Knowledge management, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190, China.(Email: qizhquan@foxmail.com)

Adaptive Network Coded Clouds: High Speed Downloads and Cost-Effective Version Control (Abstract)

Marton Sipos , Marton Sipos is with the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary.(Email: sipos.marton@aut.bme.hu)

Inter-Datacenter Scheduling of Large Data Flows (Abstract)

Reuven Cohen , Reuven Cohen is with the Department of Computer Science Technion–Israel Institute of Technology Haifa 32000, Israel.(Email: rcohen@cs.technion.ac.il)

Optimal Data Center Scheduling for Quality of Service Management in Sensor-cloud (Abstract)

Subarna Chatterjee , Subarna Chatterjee is with the School of Information Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India.(Email: chatterjeesubarna@yahoo.com)

SDN-based Multi-Class QoS Guarantee in Inter-Data Center Communications (Abstract)

Jason Wang , Jason Min Wang is with the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.(Email: jasonwangm@cse.ust.hk)

A Context-aware Service Evaluation Approach over Big Data for Cloud Applications (Abstract)

Lianyong Qi , Lianyong Qi is with the State Key Laboratory for Novel Software Technology, the Department of Computer Science and Technology, Nanjing University, China, 210023. (email: lianyongqi@gmail.com)

Boafft: Distributed Deduplication for Big Data Storage in the Cloud (Abstract)

Shengmei Luo , Shengmei Luo is with the Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China. (email: luo.shengmei@zte.com.cn)

An Integration Framework on Cloud for Cyber Physical Social Systems Big Data (Abstract)

Liwei Kuang , Liwei Kuang is with the School of Computer Science and Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430074, China. (email: liweikuang@gmail.com)

Coordinate Memory Deduplication and Partition for Improving Performance in Cloud Computing (Abstract)

Gangyong Jia , Gangyong Jia is with the Department of Information & Communication Systems, Hohai University, Changzhou, China and the Department of Computer Science, Hangzhou Dianzi University, Hangzhou, 310018, China. (email: gangyong@hdu.edu.cn)

A Data and Task Co-scheduling Algorithm for Scientific Cloud Workflows (Abstract)

Kefeng Deng , Kefeng Deng is with the School of Computer, National University of Defense Technology, Hunan, Changsha 410073, P.R. China. (email: dengkefeng@nudt.edu.cn)

A 3D Image Quality Assessment Method based on Vector Information and SVD of quaternion matrix under Cloud Computing Environment (Abstract)

Xingang Liu , Xingang Liu is with the School of Electronic Engineering, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu 811731, China.(Email: hanksliu@uestc.edu.cn)

Using Crowdsourcing to Provide QoS for Mobile Cloud Computing (Abstract)

Dezhong Yao , Dezhong Yao is with the Services Computing Technology and System Laboratory and the Cluster and Grid Computing Laboratory, School of Computer Science and Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430074, China.(Email: hustcs.yao@gmail.com)

A Modified Hierarchical Attribute-based Encryption Access Control Method for Mobile Cloud Computing (Abstract)

Yuanpeng Xie , Yuanpeng Xie is with the National Key Laboratory of Science and Technology on Communications, University of Electronic Science and Technology, Chengdu 610054, China.(Email: pengye91@hotmail.com)

Using Socio-Spatial Context in Mobile Cloud Offload Process for Energy Conservation in Wireless Devices (Abstract)

Athina Bourdena , Athina Bourdena is with Department of Computer Science, University of Nicosia 46 Makedonitissas Avenue, P.O. Box 24005 1700 Nicosia, Cyprus.(email:bourdena.a@unic.ac.cy)

Video Stream Analysis in Clouds: An Object Detection and Classification Framework for High Performance Video Analytics (Abstract)

Ashiq Anjum , Ashiq Anjum is with the College of Engineering and Technology, University of Derby, United Kingdom.(Email: a.anjum@derby.ac.uk)

Crowdsourcing based Description of Urban Emergency Events using Social Media Big Data (Abstract)

Zheng Xu , Zheng Xu is with The Third Research Institute of the Ministry of Public Security and Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.(Email: xuzheng@shu.edu.cn)

Stochastic Load Balancing for Virtual Resource Management in Datacenters (Abstract)

Lei Yu , Lei Yu is with the Department of Computer Science, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, 30302.(email:lyu13@student.gsu.edu)

Follow-Me Cloud: When Cloud Services Follow Mobile Users (Abstract)

Tarik Taleb , Tarik Taleb is with the Aalto University, Finland. (e-mail: talebtarik@ieee.org).

Selective Mobile Cloud Offloading to Augment Multi-Persona Performance and Viability (Abstract)

Hanine Tout , Hanine Tout is with the Department of Software Engineering and Information Technologies, Ecole de Technologie Superieure, Montreal, CA.(Email: hanine.tout.1@ens.etsmtl.ca)

Prioritization of Overflow Tasks to Improve Performance of Mobile Cloud (Abstract)

Haleh Khojasteh , Haleh Khojasteh is with the Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada M5B 2K3.(Email: haleh.khojasteh@ryerson.ca)

Middleware-oriented Deployment Automation for Cloud Applications (Abstract)

Johannes Wettinger , Johannes Wettinger is with the Institute of Architecture of Application Systems (IAAS) University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany (e-mail: johannes.wettinger@iaas.uni-stuttgart.de).

H2Hadoop: Improving Hadoop Performance using the Metadata of Related Jobs (Abstract)

Hamoud Alshammari , Hamoud Alshammari is with the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, 221 University Ave Bridgeport, Connecticut.(Email: halshamm@my.bridgeport.edu)

Business-driven Service Placement for Highly Dynamic and Distributed Cloud Systems (Abstract)

Mauro Tortonesi , Mauro Tortonesi is with the University of Ferrara, Department of Engineering, Ferrara, 44122, Italy. (email: mauro.tortonesi@unife.it)

Identity-Based Encryption with Cloud Revocation Authority and Its Applications (Abstract)

Yuh-Min Tseng , Yuh-Min Tseng is with the Department of Mathematics, National Changhua University of Education, Chang-Hua City 500, Taiwan.(email: ymtseng@cc.ncue.edu.tw)

Segmented In-Advance Data Analytics for Fast Scientific Discovery (Abstract)

Jialin Liu , Jialin Liu is with the Department of Computer Science Texas Tech University Lubbock, Texas, USA.(email: jaln.liu@ttu.edu)

A Dynamical and Load-Balanced Flow Scheduling Approach for Big Data Centers in Clouds (Abstract)

Feilong Tang , Feilong Tang is with the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240, China. (email: tang-fl@cs.sjtu.edu.cn)

Bandwidth Provisioning for Virtual Machine Migration in Cloud: Strategy and Application (Abstract)

Uttam Mandal , Uttam Mandal is with the University of California, Davis; †Also with Politecnico di Milano, Italy (e-mail: umandal@ucdavis.edu).

Secure Data Sharing in Cloud Computing Using Revocable-Storage Identity-Based Encryption (Abstract)

Jianghong Wei , Jianghong Wei is with the State Key Laboratory of Mathematical Engineering and Advanced Computing, Zhengzhou 450002, China. (e-mail: jianghong.wei.xxgc@gmail.com).

Feedback Autonomic Provisioning for Guaranteeing Performance in MapReduce Systems (Abstract)

Mihaly Berekmeri , M. Berekmeri is with GIPSA-lab, BP46 38402 Grenoble, France. They are also with CNRS, France and Univ. Grenoble Alpes, F-38402 Grenoble, France.(email:mihaly.berekmeri@gipsa-lab.fr)

Energy-efficient Adaptive Resource Management for Real-time Vehicular Cloud Services (Abstract)

Mohammad Shojafar , Mohammad Shojafar is with the Dept. of Information Engineering, and Telecommunication, Sapienza University of Rome, via Eudossiana 18, 00184 Rome, Italy (e-mail: mohammad.shojafar@uniroma1.it).

Stochastic Modeling and Optimization of Stragglers (Abstract)

Farshid Farhat , Farshid Farhat is with the School of electrical engineering and computer science, the Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 16802, USA.(Email: fuf111@cse.psu.edu)

Novel Scheduling Algorithms for Efficient Deployment of MapReduce Applications in Heterogeneous Computing Environments (Abstract)

Sun-Yuan Hsieh , Sun-Yuan Hsieh is with the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering at National Cheng Kung University, No. 1, University Road, Tainan 701, Taiwan (e-mail: hsiehsy@mail.ncku.edu.tw)l

Hybrid Tree-rule Firewall for High Speed Data Transmission (Abstract)

Thawatchai Chomsiri , Thawatchai Chomsiri is with the University of Technology Sydney, School of Computing and Communications, Broadway, New South Wales, Australia.(email: Thawatchai.Chomsiri@student.uts.edu.au)

Computing with Nearby Mobile Devices: a Work Sharing Algorithm for Mobile Edge-Clouds (Abstract)

Niroshinie Fernando , Niroshinie Fernando is with the La Trobe University, Australia and now works at Swinburne University of Technology, Australia (e-mail: niro.ucsc@gmail.com).

Effective Modeling Approach for IaaS Data Center Performance Analysis under Heterogeneous Workload (Abstract)

Xiaolin Chang , Xiaolin Chang is with the Beijing Jiaotong University, P.R.China. (e-mail: xlchang@bjtu.edu.cn).

A Protocol for Preventing Insider Attacks in Untrusted Infrastructure-as-a-Service Clouds. (Abstract)

Imran Khan , Imran Khan is with the Department of Computer Science, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, FAST-NUCES, Islamabad, Pakistan. (e-mail: imrankhan@nu.edu.pk).

Optimal Joint Scheduling and Cloud Offloading for Mobile Applications (Abstract)

S. Eman Mahmoodi , S. Eman Mahmoodi is with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ, 07030. (e-mail: smahmood@stevens.edu).

An Energy-Efficient VM Prediction and Migration Framework for Overcommitted Clouds (Abstract)

Mehiar Dabbagh , Mehiar Dabbagh is with the Oregon State University, Corvallis. OR USA (e-mail: dabbaghm@eecs.oregonstate.edu).

Price-Sensitivity Aware Load Balancing for Geographically Distributed Internet Data Centers in Smart Grid Environment (Abstract)

Liang Yu , Liang Yu is with the Key Laboratory of Broadband Wireless Communication and Sensor Network Technology of Ministry of Education, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Nanjing 210003, P. R. China (e-mail: liang.yu@njupt.edu.cn).

Energy Efficiency using Cloud Management of LTE Networks Employing Fronthaul and Virtualized Baseband Processing Pool (Abstract)

Anwer Al-Dulaimi , Anwer Al-Dulaimi is with the EXFO Electro-Optical Engineering Inc., Toronto, Canada. (e-mail: anwer.al-dulaimi@exfo.com).

A Clustering-Based Multi-Layer Distributed Ensemble for Neurological Diagnostics in Cloud Services (Abstract)

Morshed Chowdhury , Morshed Chowdhury is with the Parallel and Distributed Computing (PARADISE) Lab, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia.(Email: muc@deakin.edu.au)

Optimizing Live Migration of Multiple Virtual Machines (Abstract)

Walter Cerroni , Walter Cerroni is with the Department of Electrical, Electronic, and Information Engineering G. Marconi, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy.(Email: walter.cerroni@unibo.it)

Using Proactive Fault-Tolerance Approach to Enhance Cloud Service Reliability (Abstract)

Jialei Liu , Jialei Liu is with the State Key Laboratory of Networking and Switching Technology, Beijing University of Posts and Tel-ecommunications. (email: liujialei@bupt.edu.cn)

Securing Services in Networked Cloud Infrastructures (Abstract)

Vijay Varadharajan , Vijay Varadharajan is with the Computing Department, Macquarie University, Australia. (e-mail: vijay.varadharajan@mq.edu.au).

PHE: An Efficient Traitor Tracing and Revocation for Encrypted File Syncing-and-Sharing in Cloud (Abstract)

Yan Zhu , Y. Zhu is with the School of Computer and Communication Engineering, University of Science and Technology Beijing, Beijing, China, 100083.(email:zhuyan@ustb.edu.cn)

Gazing into the crystal ball: when the Future Internet meets the Mobile Clouds (Abstract)

Giuseppe Piro , Giuseppe Piro is with the Dep. of Electrical and Information Engineering (DEI), Politecnico di Bari, v. Orabona 4, 70125, Bari, Italy (e-mail: giuseppe.piro@poliba.it).

?Modeling Service Applications for Optimal Parallel Embedding (Abstract)

Changcheng Huang , Changcheng Huang is with the Department of Systems and Computer Engineering Carleton University Ottawa, Canada.(Email: huang@sce.carleton.ca)

A Forecasting Methodology for Workload Forecasting in Cloud Systems (Abstract)

Francisco Javier Baldan , Francisco Javier Baldan is with the Department of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence of the University of Granada, CITIC-UGR, iMUDS, Granada, Spain, 18071. (email: fjbaldan@decsai.ugr.es)

Stochastic Workload Scheduling for Uncoordinated Datacenter Clouds with Multiple QoS Constraints (Abstract)

Yunliang Chen , Yunliang Chen is with the School of Computer Science, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan, 430074, P. R. China.(Email: 28564395@qq.com)

Statistical Model Checking-Based Evaluation and Optimization for Cloud Workflow Resource Allocation (Abstract)

Mingsong Chen , Mingsong Chen is with the Shanghai Key Lab of Trustworthy Computing at East China Normal University, Shanghai, 200062, China. (email: mschen@sei.ecnu.edu.cn)

G-SD: Achieving Scalable Reverse Lookup using Group-based Shifted Declustering Layout in Large-scale File Systems (Abstract)

Jun Wang , Jun Wang is with the Department of EECS, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida (e-mail: jwang@eecs.ucf.edu).

A Power and Latency Aware Cloudlet Selection Strategy for Multi-Cloudlet Environment (Abstract)

Anwesha Mukherjee , Anwesha Mukherjee is with the West Bengal University of Technology, BF-142, Sector-I, Salt lake, Kolkata-700064, West Bengal, India.(Email: anweshamukherjee2011@gmail.com)

Cost-Aware Multimedia Data Allocation for Heterogeneous Memory Using Genetic Algorithm in Cloud Computing (Abstract)

Keke Gai , Keke Gai is with the Department of Computer Science, Pace University, New York, NY 10038, USA, kg71231.(Email: kg71231w@pace.edu)

A Distributed Coalition Game Approach to Femto-Cloud Formation (Abstract)

S. Tanzil , S. M. Shahrear Tanzil is with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, V6T 1Z4, Canada.(Email: stanzil@ece.ubc.ca)

Co-operative Resource Allocation: Building an Open Cloud Market using Shared Infrastructure (Abstract)

Kyle Chard , Kyle Chard is with the Computation Institute, University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory, Chicago, IL (e-mail: chard@uchicago.edu).

An Efficient Strategy for Online Performance Monitoring of Datacenters via Adaptive Sampling (Abstract)

Tingshan Huang , Tingshan Huang is with the Akamai Technologies, Cambridge, MA 02142.(Email: th423@drexel.edu)

Towards Network-Aware Service Composition in the Cloud (Abstract)

Shangguang Wang , Shangguang Wang is with the State Key Laboratory of Networking and Switching Technology, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications. (e-mail: sgwang@bupt.edu.cn).

Hadoop MapReduce for Mobile Clouds (Abstract)

Johnu George , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77840. (e-mail: johnugeorge109@gmail.com)

Dynamically Partitioning Workflow over Federated Clouds For Optimising the Monetary Cost and Handling Run-Time Failures (Abstract)

Zhenyu Wen , Zhenyu Wen is with the School of Computing Science, Newcastle University, United Kingdom. (e-mail: fzwen@inf.ed.ac.uk).

PISCES: Optimizing Multi-job Application Execution in MapReduce (Abstract)

Qi Chen , Department of Computer Science at Peking University, Beijing 100871, China. (e-mail: chenqi@net.pku.edu.cn)

Live Placement of Interdependent Virtual Machines to Optimize Cloud Service Profits and Penalties on SLAs (Abstract)

Salah-Eddine Benbrahim , Salah-Eddine Benbrahim is with the Department of Computer Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique of Montreal, Montreal (Quebec), Canada.(Email: benbrahim777@yahoo.fr)

A Data Skew Oriented Reduce Placement Algorithm Based on Sampling (Abstract)

Zhuo Tang , Zhuo Tang is with the College of Information Science and Engineering, Hunan University, and National Supercomputing Center in Changsha, Hunan, China, 410082.(Email: ztang@hnu.edu.cn)

Multi-Objective Service Composition with QoS Dependencies (Abstract)

Ying Chen , Ying Chen is with the Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China. (e-mail: chenying12@mails.tsinghua.edu.cn).

Robust Performance-Based Resource Provisioning Using a Steady-State Model for Multi-Objective Stochastic Programming (Abstract)

Kyle M. Tarplee , Department of Physical Sciences and Engineering at Anderson University and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Colorado State University.

Privacy Protection and Intrusion Avoidance for Cloudlet-based Medical Data Sharing (Abstract)

Min Chen , School of Computer Science and Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430074, China.(Email: minchen2012@hust.edu.cn)

Bandwidth On-demand for Multimedia Big Data Transfer across Geo-Distributed Cloud Data Centers (Abstract)

Abdulsalam Yassine , Distributed and Collaborative Virtual Environments Research Laboratory, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada (e-mail: ayasine@.uottawa.ca).

Adaptive Computing-plus-Communication Optimization Framework for Multimedia Processing in Cloud Systems (Abstract)

Mohammad Shojafar , Computer Engineering Department ”Enzo Ferrari”, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via Vivarelli 10/1, 41125 Modena, Italy Italy (e-mail: mohammad.shojafar@uniroma1.it).

Trustworthy Enhancement for Cloud Proxy based on Autonomic Computing (Abstract)

Weizhe Zhang , School of Computer Science and Technology, Harbin Institute of Technology, China.(email:hehui@hit.edu.cn)

Agent-based Approaches for Intelligent InterCloud Resource Allocation (Abstract)

Kwang Mong SIM , College of Computer Sc. & Software Eng.,Shenzhen University, China.

NetWatch: End-to-end Network Performance Measurement as a Service for Cloud (Abstract)

Yong Li , Department of Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University.(email:liyong07@tsinghua.edu.cn)

Dependency-aware Dependable Scheduling Workflow Applications with Active Replica Placement in the Cloud (Abstract)

Mianxiong Dong , Department of Information and Electronic Engineering, Muroran Institute of Technology, Japan.(Email: mx.dong@ieee.org)

Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) vs. in-House HPC Platform: a Cost Analysis (Abstract)

Joseph Emeras , Interdisciplinary Centre for Security Reliability and Trust, 6, rue Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi, L-1359 Luxembourg, Luxembourg.(Email: Joseph.Emeras@uni.lu)

Adia: Achieving High Link Utilization with Coflow-Aware Scheduling in Data Center Networks (Abstract)

Jingjie Jiang , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.(Email: jjiangaf@cse.ust.hk)

Cost-minimizing Bandwidth Guarantee for Inter-datacenter Traffic (Abstract)

Keqiu Li , College of Information System and Management, National University of Defense Technology, Changsha 410073, P.R. China.

Integrating Mobile Display Energy Saving into Cloud-based Video Streaming via Rate-Distortion-Display Energy Profiling (Abstract)

Qian Liu , Department of Computer Science and Technology, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian 116024, China.(Email: qianliu@dlut.edu.cn)

Game Theoretical Analysis on Acceptance of a Cloud Data Access Control System Based on Reputation (Abstract)

Zheng Yan , Z. Yan is with the State Key Laboratory on Integrated Services Networks, School of Cyber Engineering, Xidian University, No.2 South Taibai Road, Xian, China 710071.

Cheating-Resilient Bandwidth Distribution in Mobile Cloud Computing (Abstract)

Sudip Misra , School of Information Technology, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India.

STAR: SLA-aware Autonomic Management of Cloud Resources (Abstract)

Sukhpal Singh , Computer Science and Engineering Department, Thapar University, Patiala, Punjab, India, 147004 (e-mail: ssgill@thapar.edu).

Practical Privacy-Preserving MapReduce Based K-means Clustering over Large-scale Dataset (Abstract)

Jiawei Yuan , Dept. of ECSSE, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (email: yuanj@erau.edu)

Resource provisioning for task-batch based workflows with deadlines in public clouds (Abstract)

Xiaoping Li , School of Computer Science and Engineering, Southeast University, Nanjing 211189, China (e-mail: xpli@seu.edu.cn).

AGATE: Adaptive Gray Area-based TEchnique to Cluster Virtual Machines with Similar Behavior (Abstract)

Riccardo Lancellotti , Department of Engineering “Enzo Ferrari”, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy. (e-mail: riccardo.lancellotti@unimore.it).

Quantitative Modeling and Analytical Calculation of Elasticity in Cloud Computing (Abstract)

Keqin Li , Department of Computer Science, State University of New York, New Paltz, New York 12561, USA.(email:lik@newpaltz.edu)

Synergy: A Hypervisor Managed Holistic Caching System (Abstract)

Debadatta Mishra , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India.(email:deba@cse.iitb.ac.in)

Securing Cloud Data under Key Exposure (Abstract)

Ghassan O. Karame , NEC Laboratories Europe, Heidelberg, 69115 Germany (e-mail: ghassan.karame@neclab.eu).

Practical Privacy-Preserving Content-Based Retrieval in Cloud Image Repositories (Abstract)

Bernardo Ferreira , Faculdade de Ciˆencias e Tecnologia, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa and NOVA LINCS. (e-mail: bernardo.ferreira.pt@ieee.org).

Empirical Discovery of Power-Law Distribution in MapReduce Scalability (Abstract)

Fan Zhang , Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research Center, MIT, Cambridge, MA 02139.(email:fzhang@us.ibm.com)

Multimedia Processing Pricing Strategy in GPU-accelerated Cloud Computing (Abstract)

Mianxiong Dong , Department of Information and Electronic Engineering, Muroran Institute of Technology, Muroran, Hokkaido, Japan (e-mail: mx.dong@ieee.org).

Faster MapReduce Computation on Clouds through Better Performance Estimation (Abstract)

Seyed Morteza Nabavinejad , Department of Computer Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran. (e-mail: mnabavi@ce.sharif.edu).

A Markov Random Field Based Approach for Analyzing Supercomputer System Logs (Abstract)

Thomas Hacker , Department of Computer & Information Technology at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.(email:tjhacker@purdue.edu)

Securing Aggregate Queries for DNA Databases (Abstract)

Qutaibah Malluhi , KINDI Center for Computing Research, Doha, Qatar.(email:meb.nassar@gmail.com)

Publicly Verifiable Boolean Query Over Outsourced Encrypted Data (Abstract)

Shunrong Jiang , National Key Laboratory of Integrated Services Networks, Xidian University, China, 710071.(email:jsywow@gmail.com)

Achieving Privacy-friendly Storage and Secure Statistics for Smart Meter Data on Outsourced Clouds (Abstract)

Zijian Zhang , Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization, Tohoku University, Sendai-shi, Miyagi, 980-8573, Japan.
Mianxiong Dong , Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization, Tohoku University, Sendai-shi, Miyagi, 980-8573, Japan.

DemePro: DEcouple packet Marking from Enqueuing for multiple services with PROactive congestion control (Abstract)

Chengxi Gao , Department of Computer Science, City University of Hong Kong, 83 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong. (e-mail: chengxi.gao@my.cityu.edu.hk).

A Robust Reputation Management Mechanism in Federated Cloud (Abstract)

Subhasis Thakur , Dipartimento di Ingegneria e Scienze dell’Informazione e Matematica, Universita degli Studi dell’Aquila, L’Aquila 67100, Italy (e-mail: subhasis.thakur@univaq.it)

Correlation Modeling and Resource Optimization for Cloud Service with Fault Recovery (Abstract)

Liudong Xing , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, MA 02747, USA. (e-mail: lxing@umassd.edu).

A Johnson's-Rule-Based Genetic Algorithm for Two-Stage-Task Scheduling Problem in Data-Centers of Cloud Computing (Abstract)

Yonghua Xiong , School of Automation, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan 430074, China, and Hubei Key Laboratory of Advanced Control and Intelligent Automation for Complex Systems, Wuhan 430074, China (e-mail: xiongyh@cug.edu.cn)

Dynamic Multi-Tenant Coordination for Sustainable Colocation Data Centers (Abstract)

Yuanxiong Guo , School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078, USA.(email:richard.guo@okstate.edu)

Efficiently Translating Complex SQL Query to MapReduce Jobflow on Cloud (Abstract)

Zhiang Wu , Jiangsu Provincial Key Laboratory of E-Business, School of Information Engineering, Nanjing University of Finance and Economics, Nanjing, China

Avaptive Avatar Handoff in the Cloudlet Network (Abstract)

Xiang Sun , Advanced Networking Lab., Helen and John C. Hartmann Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ 07102, USA.(email:xs47@njit.edu)

Cloud Container Technologies: a State-of-the-Art Review (Abstract)

Claus Pahl , Faculty of Computer Science, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Bolzano, Italy (e-mail: claus.pahl@unibz.it)

Cost-Efficient Tasks and Data Co-Scheduling with AffordHadoop (Abstract)

Moussa Ehsan , Department of Computer Science, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 USA (e-mail: mehsan@cs.stonybrook.edu)

Comment on ``Highly Efficient Linear Regression Outsourcing to a Cloud" (Abstract)

Zhengjun Cao , Department of Mathematics, Shanghai University, Shangda Road 99, Shanghai 200444, China (e-mail: caozhj@shu.edu.cn).

Achieving Secure, Universal, and Fine-Grained Query Results Verification for Secure Search Scheme over Encrypted Cloud Data (Abstract)

Hui Yin , College of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, Hunan University, Changsha 410082, China, and Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Changsha University, Changsha 410022, China (e-mail: yhui@ccsu.edu.cn)

Fast Phrase Search for Encrypted Cloud Storage (Abstract)

Hoi Ting Poon , Department of Computer Science, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (e-mail: hoiting.poon@ryerson.ca)

Application-Aware Big Data Deduplication in Cloud Environment (Abstract)

Yinjin Fu , College of Command Information System, PLA University of Science and Technology, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210007, China

Fault Tolerant Stencil Computation on Cloud-based GPU Spot Instances (Abstract)

Jun Zhou , School of Computing, National University of Singapore (e-mail: zhoujun@comp.nus.edu.sg).

Virtual Machine Migration Planning in Software-Defined Networks (Abstract)

Yong Li , State Key Laboratory on Microwave and Digital Communications, Tsinghua National Laboratory for Information Science and Technology, Department of Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China.(email:liyong07@tsinghua.edu.cn)

Learn to Play Maximum Revenue Auction (Abstract)

Keyu Zhu , Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China (e-mail: HyperSpaceX@sjtu.edu.cn)

Two-Aggregator Topology Optimization using Multiple Paths in Data Center Networks (Abstract)

Soham Das , The Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 32611 USA e-mail: (fsdas, sahnig @cise.ufl.edu)

When I/O Interrupt Becomes System Bottleneck: Efficiency and Scalability Enhancement for SR-IOV Network Virtualization (Abstract)

Jian Li , Shanghai Key Laboratory of Scalable Computing and System, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, 200240, China.(email:li-jian@sjtu.edu.cn)

A New Service Mechanism for Profit Optimizations of a Cloud Provider and Its Users (Abstract)

Chubo Liu , The College of Information Science and Engineering, Hunan University, and National Supercomputing Center in Changsha, Hunan, China, 410082 (E-mail: liuchubo@hnu.edu.cn)

Dynamic Resource Provisioning for Energy Efficient Cloud Radio Access Networks (Abstract)

Nuo Yu , Electrical Engineering, Anhui Polytechnic University, 162794 Wuhu, Anhui China (e-mail: yunuohit@gmail.com)
Zhaohui Song , Computer Science, Harbin Institute of Technology Shenzhen Graduate School, Shenzhen, Guangdong China (e-mail: songzhaohuihit@gmail.com)
Hongwei Du , Computer Science, Harbin Institute of Technology Shenzhen Graduate School, Shenzhen, Guangdong China (e-mail: hongwei.du@ieee.org)
Hejiao Huang , Computer Science, Harbin Institute of Technology Shenzhen Graduate School, Shenzhen, Guangdong China (e-mail: hjhuang@hitsz.edu.cn)
Xiaohua Jia , Computer Science, Harbin Institute of Technology Shenzhen Graduate School, Shenzhen, Guangdong China (e-mail: csjia@cityu.edu.hk)

Stackelberg Game for Energy-aware Resource Allocation to Sustain Data Centers Using RES (Abstract)

Gagangeet Singh Aujla , Computer Science & Engineering, Thapar University, 29080 Patiala, Punjab India 147004 (e-mail: gagi_aujla82@yahoo.com)
Mukesh Singh , Electrical and Instrumentation, Thapar University, 29080 Patiala, Punjab India (e-mail: mukesh.singh1@thapar.edu)
Neeraj Kumar , CSED, Thapar University, Patiala, Patiala, Punjab India (e-mail: neeraj.kumar@thapar.edu)
Albert Zomaya , School of Information Technologies, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales Australia 2006 (e-mail: albert.zomaya@sydney.edu.au)

Cloud Resource Management for Analyzing Big Real-Time Visual Data from Network Cameras (Abstract)

S. Ahmed Kaseb , Computer Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Giza, Giza Egypt (e-mail: akaseb@eng.cu.edu.eg)
Anup Mohan , -, Intel Corporation, Santa Clara, California United States (e-mail: mohan11@purdue.edu)
Youngsol Koh , School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana United States (e-mail: koh0@purdue.edu)
Yung-Hsiang Lu , School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana United States (e-mail: yunglu@purdue.edu)

Service Chaining for Hybrid Network Function (Abstract)

Huawei Huang , School of Computer Science and Engineering, The University of Aizu, Aizu-Wakamatsu, Fukushima Japan (e-mail: davyhwang.cug@gmail.com)
Song Guo , Department of Computing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, Hong Kong China (e-mail: song.guo@polyu.edu.hk)
Jinsong Wu , Department of Electrical Engineering, Universidad de Chile, 14655 Santiago de Chile, Av Tupper Chile (e-mail: wujs@ieee.org)
Jie Li , Department of Computer Science, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba Science City, Ibaraki Japan 305-8573 (e-mail: lijie@cs.tsukuba.ac.jp)

Cloudy Knapsack Algorithm for Offloading Tasks from Large Scale Distributed Applications (Abstract)

Harisankar Haridas , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras (e-mail: hhari@cse.iitm.ac.in)
Sriram Kailasam , School of Computing and Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mandi (e-mail: sriramk@iitmandi.ac.in)
Janakiram Dharanipragada , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras (e-mail: djram@cse.iitm.ac.in)

Facilitating Secure and Efficient Spatial Query Processing on the Cloud (Abstract)

Ayesha M. Talha , Computer Science, University of Sharjah, Sharjah, Sharjah United Arab Emirates (e-mail: atalha@sharjah.ac.ae)
Ibrahim Kamel , Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Sharjah, Sharjah, Sharjah United Arab Emirates P.O. Box 27272 (e-mail: kamel@sharjah.ac.ae)
Zaher Al Aghbari , Computer Science, University of Sharjah, Sharjah, Sharjah United Arab Emirates 27272 (e-mail: zaher@sharjah.ac.ae)

Game-Theory Based Power and Spectrum Virtualization for Optimizing Spectrum Efficiency in Mobile Cloud-Computing Wireless Networks (Abstract)

Xi Zhang , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University, COLLEGE STATION, Texas United States 77843 (e-mail: xizhang@ece.tamu.edu)
Qixuan Zhu , ECE Department, Texas of A&M University, College Station, Texas United States (e-mail: qixuanst@gmail.com)

Towards Declarative and Data-centric Virtual Machine Image Management in IaaS Clouds (Abstract)

Haikun Liu , School of Computer Science and Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 12443 Wuhan, HeBei China 430074 (e-mail: hkliu@hust.edu.cn)
Bingsheng He , School of Computing, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore Singapore (e-mail: hebs@comp.nus.edu.sg)
Xiaofei Liao , School of Computer, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, HuBei China (e-mail: xfliao@hust.edu.cn)
Hai Jin , School of Computer Science and Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology(HUST), Wuhan, Hubei China (e-mail: hjin@hust.edu.cn)

Error Concealment for Cloud-based and Scalable Video Coding of HD Videos (Abstract)

Muhammad Usman , School of Electrical and Data Engineering, University of Technology Sydney, 1994 Broadway, New South Wales Australia (e-mail: usmankhan1986@gmail.com)
Xiangjian He , School of Electrical and Data Engineering, University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales Australia (e-mail: Xiangjian.He@uts.edu.au)
Kenneth K.M. Lam , Department of Electronic and Information Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon Hong Kong 0 (e-mail: enkmlam@polyu.edu.hk)
Min Xu , School of Electrical and Data Engineering, University of Technology, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales Australia (e-mail: Min.Xu@uts.edu.au)
Jinjun Chen , School of Software and Electrical Engineering, Swinburne University of Technology, 3783 Hawthorn, Victoria Australia (e-mail: jinjun.chen@uts.edu.au)
Syed Mohsin Matloob Bokhari , Electronics Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, 66944 Peshawar, Khyber pakhtunkhwa Pakistan (e-mail: Mohsin3m@yahoo.com)
Mian Ahmad Jan , Computer Science, Abdul Wali Khan University, 208933 Mardan, Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa (KPK) Pakistan (e-mail: mianjan@awkum.edu.pk)

An Adaptive and Fuzzy Resource Management Approach in Cloud Computing (Abstract)

Parinaz Haratian , Faculty of Computer Engineering, Najafabad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Najafabad, Iran
Faramarz Safi-Esfahani , Faculty of Computer Engineering, Najafabad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Najafabad, Iran
Leili Salimian , Faculty of Computer Engineering, Najafabad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Najafabad, Iran
Akbar Nabiollahi , Faculty of Computer Engineering, Najafabad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Najafabad, Iran

Predicted Affinity Based Virtual Machine Placement in Cloud Computing Environments (Abstract)

Xiong Fu , School of Computer Science, Nanjing University of Posts and Communications, Nanjing, JiangSu China (e-mail: fux@njupt.edu.cn)
Chen Zhou , School of Computer Science, Nanjing University of Posts and Communications, Nanjing, JiangSu China (e-mail: 984583028@qq.com)

RIAL: Resource Intensity Aware Load Balancing in Clouds (Abstract)

Haiying Shen , CS, University of Virginia, 2358 Charlottesville, Virginia United States (e-mail: hs6ms@virginia.edu)

How to Extract Image Features based on Co-occurrence Matrix Securely and Efficiently in Cloud Computing (Abstract)

Yanli Ren , School of Communication and Information Engineering, Shanghai University, Shanghai, Shanghai China (e-mail: renyanli@shu.edu.cn)
Xinpeng Zhang , School of Communication and Information Engineering, Shanghai University, Shanghai, Shanghai China (e-mail: xzhang@shu.edu.cn)
Guorui Feng , School of Communication and Information Engineering, Shanghai University, 34747 Shanghai, Shanghai China (e-mail: grfeng@shu.edu.cn)
Zhenxing Qian , School of telecommunication and information engineering, Shanghai University, Shanghai, Shanghai China (e-mail: zxqian@shu.edu.cn)
Fengyong Li , College of Computer Science and Technology, Shanghai University of Electric Power, 12596 Shanghai, Shanghai China (e-mail: fyli@shiep.edu.cn)

Bulk Savings for Bulk Transfers: Minimizing the Energy-Cost for Geo-Distributed Data Centers (Abstract)

Xingjian Lu , School of Information Science and Engineering, East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, Shanghai China (e-mail: luxj@ecust.edu.cn)
Fanxin Kong , Department of Computers and Information Science, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania United States (e-mail: fanxink@seas.upenn.edu)
Xue Liu , Computer Science, McGill, Montreal, Quebec Canada 61801 (e-mail: xueliu@cs.mcgill.ca)
Jianwei Yin , College of Computer Science and Technology, Zhejiang University, HangZhou, Zhejiang China (e-mail: zjuyjw@zju.edu.cn)
Qiao Xiang , Computer Science, Mcgill University, Montreal, Quebec Canada (e-mail: xiangq27@gmail.com)
Huiqun Yu , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, Shanghai China (e-mail: yhq@ecust.edu.cn)

Toward Practical Privacy-Preserving Frequent Itemset Mining on Encrypted Cloud Data (Abstract)

Shuo Qiu , School of Software Engineering, Jinling Institute of Technology, 66499 Nanjing, Jiangsu China (e-mail: qsccss@gmail.com)
Boyang Wang , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona United States 85721 (e-mail: xd.bywang@gmail.com)
Ming Li , ECE, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona United States 85721 (e-mail: lim@email.arizona.edu)
Jiqiang Liu , Computer and Infornmation Technology, BJTU, Beijing, Beijing China 100044 (e-mail: jqliu@bjtu.edu.cn)
Yanfeng Shi , School of Computer and Information Technology, Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing, Beijing China (e-mail: schwannfeng@bjtu.edu.cn)

Predicting Workflow Task Execution Time in the Cloud using A Two-Stage Machine Learning Approach (PDF)

Thanh Phuong Pham , Computer Science, Universitat Innsbruck, 27255 Innsbruck, Tirol Austria 6020 (e-mail: phuong@dps.uibk.ac.at)
Juan J. Durillo , Computer Science, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Tirol Austria 6020 (e-mail: juan@dps.uibk.ac.at)
Thomas Fahringer , Computer Science, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Tirol Austria 6020 (e-mail: tf@dps.uibk.ac.at)

Shaving Data Center Power Demand Peaks Through Energy Storage and Workload Shifting Control (Abstract)

Mehiar Dabbagh , Electrical and Computer Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon United States 97330 (e-mail: dabbaghm@eecs.oregonstate.edu)
Bechir Hamdaoui , Electrical Engr and Computer Sc, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon United States 97331 (e-mail: hamdaoui@eecs.oregonstate.edu)
Ammar Rayes , Systems, Cisco, San Ramon, California United States 9 (e-mail: rayes@cisco.com)
Mohsen Guizani , ECE, University of Idaho, 5640 Moscow, Idaho United States 83844-1023 (e-mail: mguizani@ieee.org)

Disaster Recovery Layer for Distributed OpenStack Deployments (Abstract)

L. Tomas , Department of Computing Science, Umea University, Umea, Vasterbotten Sweden (e-mail: luis@cs.umu.se)
P. Kokkinos , Computer Engineering and Informatics, University of Patras, Patras, Achaia Greece (e-mail: kokkinop@ceid.upatras.gr)
V. Anagnostopoulos , School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, NTUA, Athens, Attiki Greece (e-mail: fithis2001@gmail.com)
O. Feder , IBM Haifa Research Lab, IBM, Haifa, Haifa Israel (e-mail: OSHRITF@il.ibm.com)
D. Kyriazis , Department of Digital Systems, University of Piraeus, Piraeus, Attiki Greece (e-mail: dimos@mail.ntua.gr)
K. Meth , IBM Haifa Research Lab, IBM, Haifa, Haifa Israel (e-mail: METH@il.ibm.com)
E. Varvarigos , School of Electrical and Computer, National Technical University of Athens, 68994 Athens, Attiki Greece (e-mail: manos@ceid.upatras.gr)
T. Varvarigou , Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Attiki Greece (e-mail: dora@telecom.ntua.gr)

Heterogeneous Job Allocation Scheduler for Hadoop MapReduce Using Dynamic Grouping Integrated Neighboring Search (Abstract)

Chi-Ting Chen , Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan Taiwan (e-mail: p76021289@mail.ncku.edu.tw)
Ling-Ju Hung , Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan Taiwan (e-mail: hunglc@cs.ccu.edu.tw)
Sun-Yuan Hsieh , Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan Taiwan Taiwan 70101 (e-mail: hsiehsy@mail.ncku.edu.tw)
Rajkumar Buyya , School of Computing and Information Systems, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria Australia (e-mail: rbuyya@unimelb.edu.au)
Albert Y. Zomaya , School of Information Technologies, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales Australia 2006 (e-mail: albert.zomaya@sydney.edu.au)

Optimizing Timeliness and Cost in Geo-Distributed Streaming Analytics (Abstract)

Benjamin Heintz , Computer Science, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota United States 55455 (e-mail: heintz@cs.umn.edu)
Abhishek Chandra , Computer Science and Engineering, University of Minnesta Twin Cities, Minneapolis, Minnesota United States 55455 (e-mail: chandra@cs.umn.edu)
Ramesh K. Sitaraman , Department of Computer Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts United States 01003-2744 (e-mail: ramesh@cs.umass.edu)

A Scalable Attribute-Based Access Control Scheme with Flexible Delegation cum Sharing of Access Privileges for Cloud Storage (Abstract)

Rohit Ahuja , Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing Jabalpur, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh India 482005 (e-mail: rohitsureshahuja@gmail.com)
Sraban Kumar Mohanty , Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing Jabalpur, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh India (e-mail: sraban@gmail.com)

Efficient Decentralized Attribute Based Access Control for Mobile Clouds (Abstract)

Sourya Joyee De , R. C. Bose Centre for Cryptology and Security, India Statistical Institute, Kolkata, West Bengal India (e-mail: sjoyeede@gmail.com)
Sushmita Ruj , R C Bose Center for Cryptology and Security, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, West Bengal India 700108 (e-mail: sush@isical.ac.in)

Scheduling Live Migration of Virtual Machines (Abstract)

Vincent Kherbache , Computer Science, Inria Centre de Recherche Sophia Antipolis Mediterranee, 84436 Sophia Antipolis, Alpes Maritimes France 06902 (e-mail: vincent@kherbache.fr)
Eric Madelaine , Computer Science, Inria Centre de Recherche Sophia Antipolis Mediterranee, 84436 Sophia Antipolis, Alpes Maritimes France (e-mail: eric.madelaine@inria.fr)
Fabien Hermenier , I3S, UMR 7271, Unversity of Nice Sophia Antipolis, Nice, Sophia Antipolis France (e-mail: fabien.hermenier@unice.fr)

ODDS: Optimizing Data-locality Access for Scientific Data Analysis (Abstract)

Jun Wang , Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida United States (e-mail: jun.wang@ucf.edu)
Jiangling Yin , College of Information Engineering, Shanghai Maritime University, 12477 Shanghai, Shanghai China (e-mail: dezhihan88@sina.com)
Dezhi Han , Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida United States (e-mail: yjlumac@gmail.com)
Xiaobo Zhou , Computer Science, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, Colorado United States (e-mail: xzhou@uccs.edu)
Changjun Jiang , Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tongji University, Shanghai, ShangHai China (e-mail: cjjiang@tongji.edu.cn)

Hierarchical Stochastic Models for Performance, Availability, and Power Consumption Analysis of IaaS Clouds (Abstract)

Ehsan Ataie , Computer Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 68260 Tehran, Tehran Iran (the Islamic Republic of) (e-mail: ataie@ce.sharif.edu)
Reza Entezari-Maleki , School of Computer Science, Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences, 48449 Tehran, Tehran Iran (the Islamic Republic of) 1953833511 (e-mail: entezari@ce.sharif.edu)
Leila Rashidi , Computer Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 68260 Tehran, Tehran Iran (the Islamic Republic of) (e-mail: rashidy@ce.sharif.edu)
Kishor S. Trivedi , Electrical & Computer Eng., Duke University, Durham, North Carolina United States 27708-0291 (e-mail: kst@ee.duke.edu)
Danilo Ardagna , Elettronica e Informazione, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, MI Italy 20133 (e-mail: ardagna@elet.polimi.it)
Ali Movaghar , Computer Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Tehran Iran, Islamic Republic of 1998717869 (e-mail: movaghar@sharif.edu)

Fair Online Power Capping for Emergency Handling in Multi-Tenant Cloud Data Centers (Abstract)

Qihang Sun , Department of Computer Science, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Hong Kong (e-mail: qhsun@cs.hku.hk)
Shaolei Ren , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Riverside, Riverside, California United States (e-mail: sren@ece.ucr.edu)
Chuan Wu , Computer Science, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Hong Kong NA (e-mail: cwu@cs.hku.hk)

Design and Implementation of an Overlay File System for Cloud-Assisted Mobile Apps (Abstract)

Nafize R. Paiker , Computer Science, New Jersey Institute of Technology, 5965 Newark, New Jersey United States 07102-1982 (e-mail: nrp48@njit.edu)
Jianchen Shan , Computer Science, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey United States (e-mail: js622@njit.edu)
Cristian Borcea , Computer Science, NJIT, Newark, New Jersey United States 07102 (e-mail: borcea@njit.edu)
Narain Gehani , Computer Science, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey United States (e-mail: narain.gehani@njit.edu)
Reza Curtmola , Computer Science, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Jersey City, Maryland United States 07102 (e-mail: crix@njit.edu)
Xiaoning Ding , Computer Science Department, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey United States (e-mail: xiaoning.ding@njit.edu)

Achieving Multi-Hop PRE via Branching Program (Abstract)

Zengpeng Li , computer science, Harbin Engineering University, 12428 Harbin, Heilongjiang China (e-mail: lizengpeng@hrbeu.edu.cn)
Chunguang Ma , computer science, Harbin Engineering University, 12428 Harbin, Heilongjiang China (e-mail: machunguang@hrbeu.edu.cm)
Ding Wang , School of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science, Peking University, 12465 Beijing, Beijing China (e-mail: wangdingg@pku.edu.cn)

Green Cloudlet Network: A Sustainable Platform for Mobile Cloud Computing (Abstract)

Xiang Sun , Helen and John C. Hartmann Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology, 5965 Newark, New Jersey United States 07102-1982 (e-mail: xs47@njit.edu)
Nirwan Ansari , Electrical & Computer Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey United States 07102 (e-mail: nirwan.ansari@njit.edu)

Google Users as Sequences:A Robust Hierarchical Cluster Analysis Study (Abstract)

Omar Arif Abdul-Rahman , Information Systems Architecture Science Research Division, National Institute of Informatics, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyoy Japan 101-8430 (e-mail: omarduetsche@hotmail.com)
Kento Aida , Information Systems Architecture Science Research Division, National Institute of Informatics, Yokohama, Tokyo Japan (e-mail: aida@nii.ac.jp)

A Carbon-Aware Incentive Mechanism for Greening Colocation Data Centers (Abstract)

Mohammad A. Islam , Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Riverside, Riverside, California United States 92507 (e-mail: misla006@ucr.edu)
Hasan Mahmud , Amazon, Amazon, Seattle, Washington United States (e-mail: amahm008@fiu.edu)
Shaolei Ren , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Riverside, Riverside, California United States (e-mail: sren@ece.ucr.edu)
Xiaorui Wang , ECE, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio United States (e-mail: xwang@ece.osu.edu)

Efficient Proofs of Retrievability with Public Verifiability for Dynamic Cloud Storage (Abstract)

Binanda Sengupta , Applied Statistics Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, West Bengal India (e-mail: binujucse3@gmail.com)
Sushmita Ruj , R C Bose Center for Cryptology and Security, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, West Bengal India 700108 (e-mail: sush@isical.ac.in)

Achieving Secure and Efficient Dynamic Searchable Symmetric Encryption over Medical Cloud Data (Abstract)

Hongwei Li , School of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, Sichuan China (e-mail: hongwei.uestc@gmail.com)
Yi Yang , School of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, Sichuan China (e-mail: yangyi.buku@gmail.com)
Yuanshun Dai , School of Computer Science, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, Si Chuan China (e-mail: dai@cloudian.org)
Jian Bai , Department of Computer, Science and Technology on Communication Security Laboratory, Sichuan, Sichuan China (e-mail: jbai1989@163.com)
Shui Yu , School of Information Technology, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria Australia (e-mail: syu@deakin.edu.au)
Yong Xiang , School of Engineering, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria Australia (e-mail: yxiang@deakin.edu.au)

Delay-Sensitive Multicast in Inter-Datacenter WAN Using Compressive Latency Monitoring (Abstract)

Tracy Yingying Cheng , Computer Science, City University of Hong Kong, 53025 Kowloon, Hong Kong Hong Kong (e-mail: yychengcs@gmail.com)
Xiaohua Jia , computer science, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Hong Kong 0 (e-mail: csjia@cityu.edu.hk)

Providing Performance Guarantees for Cloud-deployed Applications (Abstract)

Anshul Gandhi , Computer Science, Stony Brook University, 12301 Stony Brook, New York United States (e-mail: anshul@cs.stonybrook.edu)
Parijat Dube , IBM, IBM, Yorktown Heights, New York United States (e-mail: pdube@us.ibm.com)
Alexei Karve , Cloud Services, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York United States 10598 (e-mail: karve@us.ibm.com)
Andrzej Piotr Kochut , Watson Research Center, IBM, Hawthorne, New York United States 10532 (e-mail: akochut@us.ibm.com)
Li Zhang , Watson Research Center, IBM Research, 74286 Yorktown Heights, New York United States (e-mail: zhangli@us.ibm.com)

A Reinforcement Learning-based Mixed Job Scheduler Scheme for Grid or IaaS Cloud (Abstract)

Delong Cui , College of Computer and Electronic Information, Guangdong University of Petrochemical Technology, Maoming, Guangdong China (e-mail: delongcui@163.com)
Zhiping Peng , College of Computer and Electronic Information, Guangdong University of Petrochemical Technology, Maoming, Guangdong China (e-mail: pengzp@foxmail.com)
xiong jianbin , University of Technology Guangzhou Guangdong, Faculty of Computer, Guangzhou, Guangdong China 510006 (e-mail: xiongjianbin@21cn.com)
bo xu , Department of Computer Science and Technology, Guangdong University of Petrochemical Technology, maoming, guangdong China (e-mail: xubo807127940@163.com)
Weiwei Lin , School of Computer Science and Engineering, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province China (e-mail: linww@scut.edu.cn)

TIMER-Cloud: Time-Sensitive VM Provisioning in Resource-Constrained Clouds (Abstract)

Rehana Begam , Computer Science, University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas United States (e-mail: rehan.sheta@gmail.com)
Wei Wang , Computer Science, University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas United States (e-mail: wei.wang@utsa.edu)
Dakai Zhu , Computer Science, University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas United States (e-mail: dakai.zhu@utsa.edu)

Near-Optimal Deployment of Service Chains by Exploiting Correlations between Network Functions (Abstract)

Huawei Huang , Department of Computing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, Hong Kong China (e-mail: cshwhuang@comp.polyu.edu.hk)
Peng Li , Computer Science, The University of Aizu, Aizu, Wakamatsu Japan (e-mail: pengli@u-aizu.ac.jp)
Song Guo , Department of Computing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, Hong Kong China (e-mail: song.guo@polyu.edu.hk)
Weifa Liang , Computer Science, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory Australia 2601 (e-mail: wliang@cs.anu.edu.au)
Kun Wang , Computer, Nanjing University of Post and Telecommunications, Nanjing, Jiangsu China (e-mail: kwang@njupt.edu.cn)

Amazon EC2 Spot Price Prediction using Regression Random Forests (Abstract)

Veena Khandelwal , Computer Science and Engineering, Rajasthan Technical University, 79677 Kota, Rajasthan India 324009 (e-mail: vn.khandelwal@gmail.com)
Anand Chaturvedi , Department of Mechanical Engineering, Rajasthan Technical University, 79677 Kota, Rajasthan India (e-mail: chaturvedi101@gmail.com)
Chandra Prakash Gupta , Computer Science and Engineering, Rajasthan Technical University, 79677 Kota, Rajasthan India (e-mail: guptacp2@rediffmail.com)

Quantitative Fault-tolerance for Reliable Workflows on Heterogeneous IaaS Clouds (Abstract)

Guoqi Xie , College of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, Hunan University, Changsha, Hunan China (e-mail: xgqman@hnu.edu.cn)
Gang Zeng , Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Aichi Japan (e-mail: sogo@ertl.jp)
Renfa Li , College of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, Hunan University, Changsha, Hunan China (e-mail: lirenfa@hnu.edu.cn)
Keqin Li , Dept. of Computer Science, State University of New York, New Paltz, New York United States 12561 (e-mail: lik@newpaltz.edu)

Unequal Failure Protection Coding Technique for Distributed Cloud Storage Systems (Abstract)

Yupeng Hu , Information Science and Engineering School, Hunan University, Changsha, Hunan Province China 410082 (e-mail: yphu@hnu.edu.cn)
Yonghe Liu , CSE, UT-Arlington, Arlington, Texas United States 76001 (e-mail: yonghe@cse.uta.edu)
Wenjia Li , Department of Computer Science, New York Institute of Technology, New York, New York United States 10023 (e-mail: wli20@nyit.edu)
Keqin Li , Dept. of Computer Science, State University of New York, New Paltz, New York United States 12561 (e-mail: lik@newpaltz.edu)
Kenli Li , College of Information Science and Engineering, Hunan unversity, Changsha, Hunan China 410082 (e-mail: lkl@hnu.edu.cn)
Nong Xiao , Computer Science, National Key Laboratory for Parallel and Distributed Processing, Changsha, Hunan China 410073 (e-mail: xiao-n@vip.sina.com)
Zheng Qin , College of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, Hunan University, Changsha, Hunan China (e-mail: zqin@hnu.edu.cn)

QoS-Aware Cloudlet Load Balancing in Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks (Abstract)

Mike Jia , Computer Science, Australia National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory Australia 2602 (e-mail: mike.jia1@gmail.com)
Weifa Liang , Computer Science, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory Australia 2601 (e-mail: wliang@cs.anu.edu.au)
Zichuan Xu , Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering, -, London, London United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (e-mail: z.xu@ucl.ac.uk)
Meitian Huang , Computer Science, Australia National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory Australia (e-mail: u4700480@anu.edu.au)
Yu Ma , Computer Science, Australia National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory Australia (e-mail: u5108648@anu.edu.au)

Energy-Efficient Decision Making for Mobile Cloud Offloading (Abstract)

Huaming Wu , Center for Applied Mathematics, Tianjin University, Tianjin, Tianjin China (e-mail: whming1986@gmail.com)
Yi Sun , Computer Science, Free University of Berlin, berlin, Berlin Germany (e-mail: yi.sun@fu-berlin.de)
Katinka Wolter , Computer Science, FU Berlin, Berlin, Berlin Germany 14195 (e-mail: katinka.wolter@fu-berlin.de)

Speeding Up VM Startup by Cooperative VM Image Caching (Abstract)

Yifan Zhang , School of Data and Computer Science, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, Guangdong China (e-mail: zhangyifan27@qq.com)
Kai Niu , School of Data and Computer Science, Sun Yat-Sen University, 26469 Guangzhou, Guangdong China (e-mail: emnkcn@gmail.com)
Weigang Wu , Department of Computer Science, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, Guangdong China (e-mail: wuweig@mail.sysu.edu.cn)
Keqin Li , Dept. of Computer Science, State University of New York, New Paltz, New York United States 12561 (e-mail: lik@newpaltz.edu)
Yu Zhou , Dept. of Computer Science, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 47854 Nanjing, Jiangsu China 211106 (e-mail: zhouyu@nuaa.edu.cn)

A Game Approach to Multi-servers Load Balancing with Load-Dependent Server Availability Consideration (Abstract)

Chubo Liu , Information Science and Engineering, Hunan University, Changsha, Hunan China (e-mail: liuchubo@hnu.edu.cn)
Kenli Li , College of Information Science and Engineering, Hunan unversity, Changsha, Hunan China 410082 (e-mail: lkl@hnu.edu.cn)
Keqin Li , Dept. of Computer Science, State University of New York, New Paltz, New York United States 12561 (e-mail: lik@newpaltz.edu)

Locality-aware Scheduling for Containers in Cloud Computing (Abstract)

Dongfang Zhao , Computer Science & Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, Nevada United States (e-mail: dzhao@unr.edu)
Mohamed Mohamed , Computer sciences, Mines-Telecom, Telecom Sudparis, Evry, Ile de France France 91011 (e-mail: mmohamed@us.ibm.com)
Heiko Ludwig , TJ Watson Research Center, IBM Research, San Jose, California United States 95120 (e-mail: hludwig@us.ibm.com)

Privacy Aware Data Deduplication for Side Channel in Cloud Storage (Abstract)

Chia-Mu Yu , Computer Science and Engineering, National Chung Hsing University, 34916 Taichung, Taiwan Taiwan (e-mail: chiamuyu@gmail.com)
Sarada Prasad Gochhayat , Department of Mathematics, University of Padua, Padua, Venezia Italy (e-mail: sarada1987@gmail.com)
Mauro Conti , Mathematics, University of Padua, Padua, Italy Italy 35131 (e-mail: conti@math.unipd.it)
Chun-Shien Lu , Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan Taiwan (e-mail: lcs@iis.sinica.edu.tw)

Privacy-Preserving Outsourced Support Vector Machine Design for Secure Drug Discovery (Abstract)

Ximeng Liu , College of Mathematics and Computer Science, Fuzhou University, 12423 Fuzhou, Fujian China (e-mail: snbnix@gmail.com)
Robert Deng , SCHOOL OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS, Singapore Management University, Singapore, Singapore Singapore (e-mail: robertdeng@smu.edu.sg)
Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo , Department of Information Systems and Cyber Security, University of Texas at San Antonio, 12346 San Antonio, Texas United States 78249-1644 (e-mail: raymond.choo@fulbrightmail.org)
Yang Yang , College of Mathematics and Computer Science, Fuzhou University, Fuzhou, Fujian Province China (e-mail: yang.yang.research@gmail.com)

A Dynamic and Failure-aware Task Scheduling Framework for Hadoop (Abstract)

Mbarka Soualhia , Electrical and Computer Engineering, Concordia University, 5618 Montreal, Quebec Canada H3G 1M8 (e-mail: soualhia@encs.concordia.ca)
Foutse Khomh , Electrical and Computer Engineering, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario Canada K7L3N6 (e-mail: foutse.khomh@polymtl.ca)
Sofiene Tahar , Electrical and Computer Engineering, Concordia University, 5618 Montreal, Quebec Canada (e-mail: tahar@encs.concordia.ca)

EDoS-ADS: An Enhanced Mitigation Technique Against Economic Denial of Sustainability (EDoS) Attacks (Abstract)

Ahmad Shawahna , Dept of Computer Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Eastern Province Saudi Arabia (e-mail: g201206920@kfupm.edu.sa)
Marwan Abu-Amara , Dept of Computer Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Eastern Province Saudi Arabia (e-mail: marwan@kfupm.edu.sa)
Ashraf Mahmoud , Dept of Computer Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Eastern Province Saudi Arabia 31261 (e-mail: ashraf@kfupm.edu.sa)
Yahya Esmail Osais , Computer Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Al-Sharqiya Saudi Arabia (e-mail: yosais@kfupm.edu.sa)

Detecting Performance Anomalies in Cloud Platform Applications (Abstract)

Hiranya Jayathilaka , Computer Science Department, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California United States (e-mail: hiranya@cs.ucsb.edu)
Chandra Krintz , Computer Science Department, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California United States 93106 (e-mail: ckrintz@cs.ucsb.edu)
Richard M. Wolski , Computer Science, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California United States 93106 (e-mail: rich@cs.ucsb.edu)

Revenue Maximization for Dynamic Expansion of Geo-distributed Cloud Data Centers (Abstract)

Hou Deng , School of Computer Science & Technology, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui China 230027 (e-mail: dengh@mail.ustc.edu.cn)
Liusheng Huang , Computer Science and Technology Department, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui China 230027 (e-mail: lshuang@ustc.edu.cn)
Hongli Xu , School of Computer Science & Technology, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui China 230026 (e-mail: xuhongli@ustc.edu.cn)
Xiangyan Liu , School of Software Engineering, University of Science and Technology of China, 12652 Hefei, Anhui China (e-mail: sa614172@mail.ustc.edu.cn)
Pengzhan Wang , Computer Science and Technology, University of Science and Technology of China, 12652 Hefei, Anhui China 230026 (e-mail: pzwang@mail.ustc.edu.cn)
Xianjing Fang , computer Science and Engineering, Anhui University of Science and Technology, 91594 Huainan, Anhui China 232001 (e-mail: xjfang@aust.edu.cn)

A Distributed Auction-based Framework for Scalable IaaS Provisioning in Geo-Data Centers (Abstract)

Khaled Metwally , School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario Canada K1N 6N5 (e-mail: kmetw028@uottawa.ca)
Abdallah Jarray , Site, University of Ottawa Faculty of Engineering, 120472 Ottawa, Ontario Canada (e-mail: ajarray@uottawa.ca)
Ahmed Karmouch , SITE, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario Canada K1N 6N5 (e-mail: karmouch@site.uottawa.ca)

Optimizing Information Leakage in Multicloud Storage Services (Abstract)

Hao Zhuang , SCHOOL OF COMPUTER AND COMMUNICATION SCIENCES, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, 27218 Lausanne, Vaud Switzerland 1015 (e-mail: hao.zhuang@epfl.ch)
Rameez Rahman , SCHOOL OF COMPUTER AND COMMUNICATION SCIENCES, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, lausanne, vaud Switzerland (e-mail: rameez.rahman@epfl.ch)
Pan Hui , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Hong Kong (e-mail: panhui@cse.ust.hk)
Karl Aberer , ., Integrated Public and Info. Syst. Inst., Darmstadt, . Germany . (e-mail: karl.aberer@epfl.ch)

Adjusting Packet Size to Mitigate TCP Incast in Data Center Networks with COTS Switches (Abstract)

Jiawei Huang , School of Information Science and Engineerning, Central South University, 12570 Changsha, Hunan China (e-mail: jiaweihuang@csu.edu.cn)
Yi Huang , School of Information Science and Engineering, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan China (e-mail: huangyi90@csu.edu.cn)
Jianxin Wang , School of Information Science and Engineering, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan China (e-mail: jxwang@csu.edu.cn)
Tian He , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota United States 55455 (e-mail: tianhe@cs.umn.edu)

From Byzantine Fault-Tolerance to Fault-Avoidance: An Architectural Transformation to Attack and Failure Resiliency (Abstract)

Noor O. Ahmed , cs, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana United States 47907 (e-mail: ahmed24@purdue.edu)
Bharat Bhargava , cs, purdue, 47907, Indiana United States (e-mail: bbshail@purdue.edu)

RRect: A Novel Server-Centric Data Center Network with High Power Efficiency and Availability (Abstract)

Zhenhua Li , ECE, Stony Brook University, EAST-SETAUKET, New York United States 11733 (e-mail: zhenhua.li@stonybrook.edu)
Yuanyuan Yang , Electrical and Computer Engineering, SUNY at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York United States 11794-2350 (e-mail: yuanyuan.yang@stonybrook.edu)

A New Lightweight Symmetric Searchable Encryption Scheme for String Identification (Abstract)

Indranil Ghosh Ray , School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering, City University, 4895 London, London United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland EC1V 0HB (e-mail: indranilgray@gmail.com)
Yogachandran Rahulamathava , Institute for Digital Technologies, Loughborough University London., Loughborough University in London, London, London United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (e-mail: y.rahulamathavan@lboro.ac.uk)
Muttukrishnan Rajarajan , Engineering, City University London, London, London United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (e-mail: R.Muttukrishnan@city.ac.uk)

Efficient Traceable Authorization Search System for Secure Cloud Storage (Abstract)

Yang Yang , College of Mathematics and Computer Science, Fuzhou University, Fuzhou, Fujian Province China (e-mail: yang.yang.research@gmail.com)
Ximeng Liu , SCHOOL OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS, Singapore Management University, Singapore, Singapore Singapore (e-mail: snbnix@gmail.com)
Xianghan Zheng , Fujian Provincial Key Laboratory of Networking Computing and Intelligent Information Processing, Fuzhou University, Fuzhou, Fujian China (e-mail: xianghan.zheng@fzu.edu.cn)
Chunming Rong , Dept. of Electro. Engi. & Computer Science, University of Stavanger, Stavanger, Rogaland Norway (e-mail: chunming.rong@uis.no)
Wenzhong Guo , Mathematics and Computer Science, Fuzhou University, Fuzhou, Fuzhou China 350108 (e-mail: guowenzhong@fzu.edu.cn)

Towards Security-based Formation of Cloud Federations: A Game Theoretical Approach (Abstract)

Talal Halabi , Génie Informatique et Génie Logiciel, École Polytechnique, Montréal, Quebec Canada (e-mail: talal.halabi@polymtl.ca)
Martine Bellaiche , Génie Informatique et Génie Logiciel, École Polytechnique, Montréal, Quebec Canada H3C 3A7 (e-mail: martine.bellaiche@polymtl.ca)

On the Feasibility of Using Current Data Centre Infrastructure for Latency-sensitive Applications (Abstract)

David Griffin , Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University College London, London, London United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (e-mail: d.griffin@ucl.ac.uk)
Truong Khoa Phan , Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University College London, London, London United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (e-mail: t.phan@ucl.ac.uk)
Elisa Maini , Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University College London, London, London United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (e-mail: e.maini@ucl.ac.uk)
Miguel Rio , Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University College London, London, London United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (e-mail: miguel.rio@ucl.ac.uk)
Pieter Simoens , Information Technology, Ghent University - iMinds, Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen Belgium 9050 (e-mail: pieter.simoens@intec.ugent.be)

A Truthful $(1-\epsilon)$-Optimal Mechanism for On-demand Cloud Resource Provisioning (Abstract)

Xiaoxi Zhang , Computer Science, University of Hong Kong, 25809 Hong Kong, Hong Kong Hong Kong (e-mail: xxzhang2@cs.hku.hk)
Chuan Wu , Computer Science, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Hong Kong NA (e-mail: cwu@cs.hku.hk)
Zongpeng Li , School of Computer Science, Wuhan University, Wuhan, Hubei China (e-mail: zongpeng@whu.edu.cn)
Francis C.M. Lau , Computer Science Department, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Hong Kong (e-mail: fcmlau@cs.hku.hk)

Intelligent Health Vessel ABC-DE: An Electrocardiogram Cloud Computing Service (Abstract)

Linpeng Jin , Department of Interdisciplinary Research, Suzhou Institute of Nano-Tech and Nano-Bionics, CAS, Suzhou, Jiangsu China (e-mail: lpjin2012@sinano.ac.cn)
Jun Dong , Bionice, Suzhou Institute of Nano-Tech and Nano-Bionics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, ShangHai China 215123 (e-mail: jdong2010@sinano.ac.cn)

A Key-Policy Attribute-Based Temporary Keyword Search scheme for Secure Cloud Storage (Abstract)

Mohammad Hassan Ameri , Electronics Research Institute, Sharif University of Technology, 68260 Tehran, Tehran Iran (the Islamic Republic of) (e-mail: ameri_mohammadhasan@ee.sharif.edu)
Mahshid Delavar , Electronics Research Institute, Sharif University of Technology, 68260 Tehran, Tehran Iran (the Islamic Republic of) (e-mail: m.delavar@mehr.sharif.ir)
Javad Mohajeri , Sharif University of Technology, Electronics Research Institute, Tehran, Tehran Iran (the Islamic Republic of) (e-mail: mohajer@sharif.edu)
Mahmoud Salmasizadeh , Electrical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 68260 Tehran, Tehran Iran (the Islamic Republic of) (e-mail: salmasi@sharif.ir)

A Planning Approach for Reassigning Virtual Machines in IaaS Clouds (Abstract)

Yacine Laalaoui , IT, Taif University, 125895 Taif, Makkah Saudi Arabia (e-mail: yacine.laalaoui@gmail.com)
Jehad Al-Omari , CS, Taif University, 125895 Taif, Makkah Saudi Arabia (e-mail: jalomari@tu.edu.sa)

A Robust Formulation for Efficient Application Offloading to Clouds (Abstract)

Jose Barrameda , School of Information Technology & Engineering (SITE), University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario Canada (e-mail: jgonz045@uottawa.ca)
Nancy Samaan , School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Univ. of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario Canada (e-mail: nsamaan@eecs.uottawa.ca)

virtFlow: Guest Independent Execution Flow Analysis Across Virtualized Environments (Abstract)

Hani Nemati , Software and Computer Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, 5596 Montreal, Quebec Canada H3T 1J4 (e-mail: hani.nemati@gmail.com)
Michel R. Dagenais , Dept. of Computer and Software Eng., Ecole Polytechique de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec Canada (e-mail: michel.dagenais@polymtl.ca)

A Power-of-Two Choices Based Algorithm for fog Computing (Abstract)

Roberto Beraldi , DIAG, University of Rome, Rome, Italy Italy (e-mail: beraldi@dis.uniroma1.it)
Hussein Alnuweiri , Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University at Qatar, Doha, Doha Qatar 1111 (e-mail: hussein.alnuweiri@qatar.tamu.edu)
Abderrahmen Mtibaa , ECEN, Texas A&M, College Station, Texas United States (e-mail: mtibaa@gmail.com)

VMGuard: A VMI-based Security Architecture for Intrusion Detection in Cloud Environment (Abstract)

Preeti Mishra , computer science, Malaviya National Institute of Technology, 193160 Jaipur, Rajasthan India (e-mail: scholar.preeti@gmail.com)
Vijay Varadharajan , Engineering and Built Environment, Newcastle University, 5994 Newcastle, New South Wales Australia (e-mail: vijay.varadharajan@mq.edu.au)
Emmanuel Pilli , Computer Science, Malaviya National Institute of Technology, 193160 Jaipur, Rajasthan India (e-mail: espilli.cse@mnit.ac.in)
Udaya Tupakula , Engineering and Built Environment, Newcastle University, 5994 Newcastle, New South Wales Australia (e-mail: udaya.tupakula@mq.edu.au)

Distributed Resource Allocation for Data Center Networks: A Hierarchical Game Approach (Abstract)

Huaqing Zhang , Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, Texas United States (e-mail: markasjunior@gmail.com)
Yong Xiao , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, Texas United States 77004 (e-mail: xyong.2012@gmail.com)
Shengrong Bu , School of Engineering, University of Glasgow, 3526 Glasgow, Scotland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland G12 8QQ (e-mail: Shengrong.Bu@glasgow.ac.uk)
Richard Yu , Systems and Computer Engineering, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario Canada K1S5B6 (e-mail: Richard.Yu@Carleton.ca)
Dusit Niyato , School of Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore Singapore 639798 (e-mail: dniyato@ntu.edu.sg)
Zhu Han , Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, Texas United States 77004 (e-mail: hanzhu22@gmail.com)

Online VM Auto-Scaling Algorithms for Application Hosting in a Cloud (Abstract)

Yang Guo , ANTD, NIST, Gaithersburg, Maryland United States (e-mail: yang.yguo@gmail.com)
Alexander Stolyar , Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois United States (e-mail: stolyar@illinois.edu)
Anwar Walid , Mathematics of Network Systems, Bell Labs, USA, Murray Hill, New Jersey United States 07069 (e-mail: anwar.walid@nokia-bell-labs.com)

Provably secure and lightweight identity-based authenticated data sharing protocol for cyber-physical cloud environment (Abstract)

Arijit Karati , Computer Science and Engineering, NIIT University, 219119 Jaipur, Rajasthan India (e-mail: arijit.karati@gmail.com)
Ruhul Amin , Computer Science and Engineering, Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee International Institute of Information Technology, Naya Raipur, Naya Raipur, Chhattisgarh India (e-mail: amin_ruhul@live.com)
S.K. Hafizul Islam , Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Information Technology Kalyani, Kalyaini, West Bengal India 741235 (e-mail: hafi786@gmail.com)
Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo , Department of Information Systems and Cyber Security, University of Texas at San Antonio, 12346 San Antonio, Texas United States 78249-1644 (e-mail: raymond.choo@fulbrightmail.org)

A tight estimate of job completion time in vehicular clouds (Abstract)

Ryan Florin , Department of Computer Science, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia United States (e-mail: rflorin@cs.odu.edu)
Puya Ghazizadeh , Mathematics and Computer Science, Seton Hall University College of Arts and Sciences, 148181 South Orange, New Jersey United States (e-mail: puya.ghazizadeh@shu.edu)
Aida Ghazi Zadeh , Department of Computer Science, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia United States (e-mail: aghaziza@cs.odu.edu)
Ravi Mukkamala , Computer Science, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia United States 23529-0162 (e-mail: mukka@cs.odu.edu)
Stephan Olariu , Computer Science, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia United States 23529-0162 (e-mail: olariu@cs.odu.edu)

Energy Efficient Scheduling of Servers with Multi-Sleep Modes for Cloud Data Center (Abstract)

Chonglin Gu , Computer Science and Technology, Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen, Shenzhen, Guangdong China 518055 (e-mail: guchonglin-6@163.com)
Zhenlong Li , Computer Science and Technology, Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen, Shenzhen, Guangdong China (e-mail: 1445478940@qq.com)
Hejiao Huang , Computer Science and Technology, Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen, Shenzhen, Guangdong China (e-mail: huanghejiao@hit.edu.cn)
Xiaohua Jia , computer science, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Hong Kong 0 (e-mail: csjia@cityu.edu.hk)

Adaptive Resource Management for Analyzing Video Streams from Globally Distributed Network Cameras (Abstract)

Anup Mohan , ECE, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana United States 47906 (e-mail: mohan11@purdue.edu)
Ahmed S. Kaseb , School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana United States (e-mail: akaseb@eng.cu.edu.eg)
Yung-Hsiang Lu , Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana United States 47907 (e-mail: yunglu@purdue.edu)
Thomas Hacker , Computer and Information Technology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana United States 47907 (e-mail: tjhacker@purdue.edu)

Aggregation-Based Colocation Datacenter Energy Management in Wholesale Markets (Abstract)

Yuanxiong Guo , School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma United States (e-mail: richard.guo@okstate.edu)
Miao Pan , Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, Texas United States (e-mail: mpan2@uh.edu)
Yanmin Gong , Electrical and Computer Engineering, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma United States (e-mail: yanmin.gong@okstate.edu)

Enhancing Performance and Energy Efficiency for Hybrid Workloads in Virtualized Cloud Environment (Abstract)

Chi Xu , Computing Science, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia Canada (e-mail: chix@sfu.ca)
Xiaoqiang Ma , School of Electronic Information and Communications, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 12443 Wuhan, Hubei China 430074 (e-mail: maxiaoqiang@hust.edu.cn)
Ryan Shea , School of Computing Science, Simon Fraser University, 1763 Burnaby, British Columbia Canada (e-mail: rws1@sfu.ca)
Haiyang Wang , School of computer science, University of Minnesota Duluth, Duluth, Minnesota United States 55812-2496 (e-mail: haiyang@d.umn.edu)
Jiangchuan Liu , School of Computing Science, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia Canada V5A 1S6 (e-mail: csljc@ieee.org)

An Empirical Study on Data Flow Bugs in Business Processes (Abstract)

Wei Song , School of Computer Science and Engineering, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Nanjing, Jiangsu China 210094 (e-mail: wsong@njust.edu.cn)
ChengZhen Zhang , Coomputer Science, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Nanjing, Jiangsu China (e-mail: zhangcgzhe@qq.com)
Hans-Arno Jacobsen , ECE, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Toronto, Ontario Canada M5S3G4 (e-mail: jacobsen@eecg.toronto.edu)

Price-based Resource Allocation for Edge Computing: A Market Equilibrium Approach (Abstract)

Duong Tung Nguyen , Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia Canada (e-mail: duong.vn228@gmail.com)
Long Bao Le , Energy, Materials and Telecommunications, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS), University of Quebec, Montreal, Quebec Canada (e-mail: le@emt.inrs.ca)
Vijay Bhargava , Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia Canada (e-mail: vijayb@ece.ubc.ca)

Cost Optimal Data Center Servers: A Voltage Scaling Approach (Abstract)

Wei Zhang , School of Computer Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, 54761 Singapore, Singapore Singapore 639798 (e-mail: wei.zhang@ieee.org)
Yonggang Wen , School of Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore Singapore (e-mail: ygwen@ntu.edu.sg)
Loi Lei Lai , School of Automation, Guangdong University of Technology, 47870 Guangzhou, Guangdong China (e-mail: l.l.lai@ieee.org)
Fang Liu , School of Computer Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, 54761 Singapore, Singapore Singapore (e-mail: fliu@ieee.org)
Rui Fan , School of Information Science and Technology, ShanghaiTech University, Shanghai, Shanghai China (e-mail: fanrui@shanghaitech.edu.cn)

Applying Buffer to SDN Switches: Benefits Analysis and Mechanism Design (Abstract)

Fuliang Li , School of Computer Science and Engineering, Northeastern University, 12434 Shenyang, Liaoning China 110819 (e-mail: lifuliang207@126.com)
Jiannong Cao , Department of Computing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, Hong Kong China (e-mail: jiannong.cao@polyu.edu.hk)
Xingwei Wang , School of Computer Science and Engineering, Northeastern University, Shenyang, Liaoning China (e-mail: wangxw@mail.neu.edu.cn)
Yinchu Sun , School of Computer Science and Engineering, Northeastern University, 12434 Shenyang, Liaoning China (e-mail: qinqinmuji@163.com)
Tian Pan , Computer Science, Tsinghua University, Beijing, Beijing China (e-mail: platinum127@gmail.com)
Xuefeng Liu , State Key Laboratory of Virtual Reality Technology and Systems, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Beijing, Beijing China (e-mail: csxfliu@gmail.com)

Trigger-based Incremental Data Processing with Unified Sync and Async Model (Abstract)

Dong Dai , Computer Science, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas United States (e-mail: dong.dai@ttu.edu)
Yong Chen , Department of Computer Science, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas United States 79409 (e-mail: yong.chen@ttu.edu)
Dries Kimpe , Computation Institute, University of Chicago, Argonne, Illinois United States 60439 (e-mail: dkimpe@mcs.anl.gov)
Rob Ross , Mathematics and Computer Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois United States 60439 (e-mail: rross@mcs.anl.gov)

Multi-cloud Performance and Security Driven Federated Workflow Management (Abstract)

Matthew Dickinson , Computer Science, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri United States (e-mail: dickinsonmg@missouri.edu)
Saptarshi Debroy , Computer Science, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri United States (e-mail: saptarshi.debroy@hunter.cuny.edu)
Prasad Calyam , Computer Science, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri United States 65211 (e-mail: calyamp@missouri.edu)
Samaikya Valluripally , Computer Science, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri United States (e-mail: svbqb@mail.missouri.edu)
Yuanxun Zhang , Computer Science, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri United States (e-mail: yzd3b@mail.missouri.edu)
Ronny Bazan Antequera , Computer Science, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri United States (e-mail: rcb553@mail.missouri.edu)
Trupti Joshi , Computer Science, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri United States (e-mail: joshitr@missouri.edu)
Tommi White , Computer Science, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri United States (e-mail: whiteto@missouri.edu)
Dong Xu , Computer Science, University of Missouri-Columnbia, Coulumbia, Missouri United States 65211 (e-mail: xudong@missouri.edu)

Karma: Cost-effective Geo-replicated Cloud Storage with Dynamic Enforcement of Causal Consistency (Abstract)

Tariq Mahmood , Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana United States 47907 (e-mail: tmahmood@purdue.edu)
Shankaranarayanan Puzhavakath Narayanan , Cloud Technology and Services Research, AT&T Labs Research, Bedminster, New Jersey United States (e-mail: snarayanan@research.att.com)
Sanjay Rao , Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayatte, Indiana United States (e-mail: sanjay@ecn.purdue.edu)
T. N. Vijaykumar , Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University System, 8522 West Lafayette, Indiana United States (e-mail: vijay@purdue.edu)
Mithuna Thottethodi , Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, Indiana United States 47906 (e-mail: mithuna@purdue.edu)

On the efficiency of cloud providers: A DEA approach incorporating categorical variables (Abstract)

Evangelia Filiopoulou , Informatics and Telematics, Harokopio University, 68996 Athens, Greece Greece (e-mail: evangelf@hua.gr)
Persefoni Mitropoulou , Informatics and Telematics, Harokopio University, 68996 Athens, Tavros Greece (e-mail: persam@hua.gr)
Nikolas Lionis , Informatics and Telecommunications, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 68993 Athinon, Illisia Greece (e-mail: nlionis@di.uoa.gr)
Christos Michalakelis , Informatics and Telematics, Harokopio University, 68996 Athens, Greece Greece 177 78 (e-mail: michalak@hua.gr)

Efficient Algorithm for Secure Outsourcing of Modular Exponentiation with Single Server (Abstract)

Yanli Ren , School of Communication and Information Engineering, Shanghai University, Shanghai, Shanghai China (e-mail: renyanli@shu.edu.cn)
Min Dong , School of Communication and Information Engineering, Shanghai University, 34747 Shanghai, Shanghai China (e-mail: dongmin3524@i.shu.edu.cn)
Zhenxing Qian , School of communication and information engineering, Shanghai University, Shanghai, Shanghai China (e-mail: zxqian@shu.edu.cn)
Xinpeng Zhang , School of Communication and Information Engineering, Shanghai University, Shanghai, Shanghai China (e-mail: xzhang@shu.edu.cn)
Guorui Feng , School of Communication and Information Engineering, Shanghai University, 34747 Shanghai, Shanghai China (e-mail: grfeng@shu.edu.cn)

Lightweight and Privacy-Preserving Delegatable Proofs of Storage with Data Dynamics in Cloud Storage (Abstract)

Anjia Yang , College of Information Science and Technology, Jinan University, 47885 Guangzhou, Guangdong China 510632 (e-mail: anjiayang@gmail.com)
Jia Xu , Singapore Telecommunications Limited, Singapore Telecom, 68737 Singapore, Singapore Singapore (e-mail: jia.xu@singtel.com)
Jian Weng , Department of Computer Science, Jinan University, Tianhe, GuangZhou China 510632 (e-mail: cryptjweng@gmail.com)
Jianying Zhou , Information Systems Technology and Design, Singapore University of Technology and Design, 233793 Singapore, Singapore Singapore (e-mail: jianying_zhou@sutd.edu.sg)
Duncan S. Wong , Security and Data Sciences, CryptoBLK Limited, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Hong Kong (e-mail: duncanwong@cryptoblk.io)

SeSPHR: A Methodology for Secure Sharing of Personal Health Records in the Cloud (Abstract)

Mazhar Ali , Computer Science, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad, KPK Pakistan (e-mail: mazhar@ciit.net.pk)
Assad Abbas , Department of Computer Science, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan, Islamabad, Federal Capital Pakistan (e-mail: assadabbas@comsats.edu.pk)
Usman Khan , Computer Science, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad, KPK Pakistan (e-mail: ushahid@ciit.net.pk)
Samee U. Khan , Electrical and Computer Engineering, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota United States 58108-6050 (e-mail: samee.khan@ndsu.edu)

Virtual Machine Extrospection: A Reverse Information Retrieval in Clouds (Abstract)

Jidong Xiao , Computer Science, Boise State University, 1791 Boise, Idaho United States 83725-0001 (e-mail: jidongxiao@boisestate.edu)
Lei Lu , System Group, VMware Inc, 374741 Palo Alto, California United States (e-mail: llei@vmware.com)
Hai Huang , Cloud System Group, IBM Thomas J Watson Research Center, 71353 Yorktown Heights, New York United States (e-mail: haih@us.ibm.com)
Haining Wang , ECE, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware United States (e-mail: hnw@udel.edu)

Risk-Averse Caching Policies for YouTube Content in Femtocell Networks using Density Forecasting (Abstract)

William Hoiles , Electrical and Communication engineering, University of British Columbia, 8166 Vancouver, British Columbia Canada (e-mail: whoiles@ece.ubc.ca)
S M Shahrear Tanzil , Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia Canada V6R 1W8 (e-mail: stanzil@ece.ubc.ca)
Vikram Krishnamurthy , Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cornell Tech, 436124 New York, New York United States (e-mail: vikramk@cornell.edu)

Hedonic Pricing of Cloud Computing Services (Abstract)

Caesar Wu , CIS, University of Melbourne Graduate School of Education, 153395 Melbourne, Victoria Australia 3010 (e-mail: mingweiw1@student.unimelb.edu.au)
Adel Nadjaran Nadjaran Toosi , Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria Australia (e-mail: adel.n.toosi@monash.edu)
Rajkumar Buyya , CSSE, TThe University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria Australia 3010 (e-mail: rbuyya@unimelb.edu.au)
Kotagiri Ramamohanarao , Department of Computing and Information Systems, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria Australia (e-mail: kotagiri@unimelb.edu.au)

Cooperative Set Homomorphic Proofs for Data Possession Checking in Clouds (Abstract)

Nesrine Kaaniche , RST, TELECOM and Management SudParis, 52833 Evry, Essonne France 91011 (e-mail: nesrine.kaaniche@telecom-sudparis.eu)
Maryline Laurent , RST, TELECOM and Management SudParis, 52833 Evry, Essonnes France (e-mail: maryline.laurent@telecom-sudparis.eu)
Sebastien Canard , Applied Crypto Group, Orange Labs, Caen, Caen France (e-mail: sebastien.canard@orange.com)

Outsourcing Proofs of Retrievability (Abstract)

Frederik Armknecht , Business Informatics, University of Mannheim, Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg Germany (e-mail: armknecht@uni-mannheim.de)
Jens-Matthias Bohli , Computer Science, NEC Laboratories Europe, 61393 Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg Germany (e-mail: jens-matthias.bohli@neclab.eu)
Ghassan Karame , Computer Science, NEC Laboratories Europe, Heidelberg, Heidelberg Germany 69115 (e-mail: ghassan@karame.org)
Wenting Li , Security Group, NEC Laboratories Europe, 61393 Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg Germany (e-mail: wenting.li@neclab.eu)

Network and Application-Aware Cloud Service Selection in Peer-Assisted Environments (Abstract)

Sina Askarnejad , Computer Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 68260 Tehran, Tehran Iran (the Islamic Republic of) (e-mail: askarnejad@ce.sharif.edu)
Marzieh Malekimajd , computer engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Tehran Iran (the Islamic Republic of) (e-mail: m_malekimajd@yahoo.com)
Ali Movaghar , Computer Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Tehran Iran (the Islamic Republic of) 1998717869 (e-mail: movaghar@sharif.edu)

An SLA-Aware Cloud Coalition Formation Approach for Virtualized Networks (Abstract)

Souad Hadjres , Department of Software and IT Engineering, Ecole de technologie superieure, 14849 Montreal, Quebec Canada (e-mail: Souad.Hadjres@etsmtl.ca)
Nadjia Kara , GI&TI, ETS, Quebec University, Montreal, Quebec Canada (e-mail: nadjia.kara@etsmtl.ca)
May El Barachi , Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences, University of Wollongong in Dubai Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences, Dubai, Dubai United Arab Emirates (e-mail: maielbarachi@uowdubai.ac.ae)
Fatna Belqasmi , College of Technological Innovation, Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates (e-mail: fatna.belqasmi@zu.ac.ae)

Efficient and Privacy-preserving Online Fingerprint Authentication Scheme Over Outsourced Data (Abstract)

Hui Zhu , School of Cyber Engineering, Xidian University, 47905 Xian, Shaanxi China 710071 (e-mail: zhuhui@xidian.edu.cn)
Qing Wei , school of cyber engineering, Xidian University, 47905 Xian, shaanxi China (e-mail: qing9308@gmail.com)
Xiaopeng Yang , School of Cyber Engineering, Xidian University, 47905 Xi'an, Shaanxi China (e-mail: xiaopengyang2015@gmail.com)
Rongxing Lu , Faculty of Computer Science, University of New Brunswick, 3427 Fredericton, New Brunswick Canada E3B 5A3 (e-mail: rlu1@unb.ca)
Hui Li , National key lab of ISN, Xidian University, Xidian University, Xi'an, Shaanxi China (e-mail: lihui@mail.xidian.edu.cn)

New YARN Non-Exclusive Resource Management Scheme through Opportunistic Idle Resource Assignment (Abstract)

Zhengyu Yang , Electrical and Computer Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts United States (e-mail: yang.zhe@husky.neu.edu)
Yi Yao , Electrical and Computer Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts United States (e-mail: yyao@ece.neu.edu)
Han Gao , Electrical and Computer Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts United States (e-mail: gaohapply@gmail.com)
Jiayin Wang , Computer Science Department, Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey United States (e-mail: jane@cs.umb.edu)
Ningfang Mi , Electrical and Computer Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts United States (e-mail: ningfang@ece.neu.edu)
Bo Sheng , Department of Computer Science, University of Massachusetts at Boston, Boston, Massachusetts United States (e-mail: shengbo@cs.umb.edu)

A Robust Generic Multi-Authority Attributes Management System for Cloud Storage Services (Abstract)

Ibrahim Mostafa Ibrahim , Information Systems, Ain Shams University, 68791 Cairo, Cairo Egypt 11566 (e-mail: ibrahim.mostafa@gmail.com)
Mostafa G.M Mostafa , Information Systems, Ain Shams University, 68791 Cairo, Cairo Egypt (e-mail: mgmostafa@gmail.com)
Sherif Hazem , Computer Engineering, Arab Academcy for, Cairo, Cairo Egypt (e-mail: snoureldin@aast.edu)
Raina El-Gohary , Information Systems, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Cairo Egypt (e-mail: dr.raniaelgohary@fcis.asu.edu.eg)
Hossam Mostafa Faheem , Computer Systems, Faculty of Computer and Information Sciences, Cairo, Cairo Egypt (e-mail: hmfaheem@cis.asu.edu.eg)

Virtual Network Recognition and Optimization in SDN-enabled Cloud Environment (Abstract)

He Li , Department of Information and Electronic Engineering, Muroran Institute of Technology, Muroran, Hokkaido Japan (e-mail: heli@mmm.muroran-it.ac.jp)
Kaoru Ota , Department of Information and Electronic Engineering, Muroran Institute of Technology, Muroran, Hokkaido Japan (e-mail: ota@csse.muroran-it.ac.jp)
Mianxiong Dong , Department of Information and Electronic Engineering, Muroran Institute of Technology, Muroran, Hokkaido Japan (e-mail: mx.dong@ieee.org)

Dependable Data Outsourcing Scheme Based on Cloud-of-Clouds Approach with Fast Recovery (Abstract)

Chun-I. Fan , Information Security Research Center, National Sun Yat-sen University, 34874 Kaohsiung, - Taiwan (e-mail: cifan@mail.cse.nsysu.edu.tw)
Jheng-Jia Huang , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung, - Taiwan (e-mail: jhengjia.huang@gmail.com)
Shang-Wei Tseng , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung, - Taiwan 804 (e-mail: m013040048@student.nsysu.edu.tw)
I-Te Chen , Department of Healthcare Administration and Medical Informatics, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, - Taiwan (e-mail: itchen@kmu.edu.tw)

Characterization and Prediction of Performance Loss and MTTR During Fault Recovery On Scale-out Storage Using DOE & RSM: A Case Study with Ceph (Abstract)

Lay Wai Kong , Data Center, Intel Corporate, Chandler, Arizona United States (e-mail: konglaywai81@gmail.com)
Orlando moreno , Data center group, intel Corporation, Chandler, Arizona United States (e-mail: orlando.moreno@intel.com)

FPGA Resource Pooling in Cloud Computing (Abstract)

Zhuangdi Zhu , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan United States (e-mail: zhuzhuan@cse.msu.edu)
Alex X. Liu , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan United States 48824-1266 (e-mail: alexliu@cse.msu.edu)
Fan Zhang , Electronic and Computer Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, 191607 Kowloon, Hong Kong Hong Kong (e-mail: fzhangee@connect.ust.hk)
Fei Chen , Research Department, IBM China Research China Beijing, 74291 Beijing, Beijing China (e-mail: autocf@gmail.com)

Hypertracing: Tracing Through Virtualization Layers (Abstract)

Abderrahmane Benbachir , COMPUTER ENGINEERING AND SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, 5596 Montreal, Quebec Canada H3T 1J4 (e-mail: abderrahmane.benbachir@polymtl.ca)
Michel R. Dagenais , Dept. of Computer and Software Eng., Ecole Polytechique de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec Canada (e-mail: michel.dagenais@polymtl.ca)

Optimizing Quality-Aware Big Data Applications in the Cloud (Abstract)

Eugenio Gianniti , lettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria Milan, MI, Italy, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, MI Italy (e-mail: eugenio.gianniti@polimi.it)
Michele Ciavotta , Dipartimento di Informatica, Sistemistica e Comunicazione, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Milan, MI Italy (e-mail: michele.ciavotta@unimib.it)
Danilo Ardagna , Elettronica e Informazione, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, MI Italy 20133 (e-mail: ardagna@elet.polimi.it)

A Hierarchical Receding Horizon Algorithm for QoS-driven control of Multi-IaaS Applications (Abstract)

Danilo Ardagna , Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, MI Italy (e-mail: ardagna@elet.polimi.it)
Michele Ciavotta , Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, MI Italy (e-mail: michele.ciavotta@polimi.it)
Riccardo Lancellotti , Dipartimento di Ingegneria Enzo Ferrari, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Modena, MO Italy (e-mail: riccardo.lancellotti@unimore.it)
Michele Guerriero , Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, MI Italy (e-mail: michele.guerriero@polimi.it)

Cloud Resource Scaling for Time-Bounded and Unbounded Big Data Streaming Applications (Abstract)

Olubisi Runsewe , Electronic Business Technologies, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario Canada (e-mail: oruns091@uottawa.ca)
Nancy Samaan , School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Univ. of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario Canada (e-mail: nsamaan@eecs.uottawa.ca)

Maximizing Cloud Revenue using Dynamic Pricing of Multiple Class Virtual Machines (Abstract)

Fadi Alzhouri , Electrical & Computer Engineering, Concordia University, 5618 Montreal, Quebec Canada H3G 1M8 (e-mail: f_alzh@encs.concordia.ca)
Anjali Agarwal , Electrical and Computer Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal, Montreal, Quebec Canada (e-mail: aagarwal@ece.concordia.ca)
Yan Liu , ECE, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec Canada (e-mail: yan.liu@concordia.ca)

An Intermediate Data Partition Algorithm for Skew Mitigation in Spark Computing Environment (Abstract)

Zhuo Tang , College of information Science and Engineering, Hunan university, Changsha, Hunan province China 410082 (e-mail: ztang@hnu.edu.cn)
Wei Lv , College of Information Science and Engineering, Hunan University, Changsha, Hunan China (e-mail: lw_engry@hnu.edu.cn)
Kenli Li , College of Information Science and Engineering, Hunan unversity, Changsha, Hunan China 410082 (e-mail: lkl@hnu.edu.cn)
Keqin Li , Dept. of Computer Science, State University of New York, New Paltz, New York United States 12561 (e-mail: lik@newpaltz.edu)

Efficient Oblivious Data Structures for Database Services on the Cloud (Abstract)

Thang Hoang , EECS, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon United States 97331 (e-mail: hoangmin@oregonstate.edu)
Ceyhun D. Ozkaptan , EECS, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon United States (e-mail: ozkaptan.1@osu.edu)
Gabriel Anton Hackebeil , Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering, 172797 Ann Arbor, Michigan United States (e-mail: hackebeg@oregonstate.edu)
Attila Altay Yavuz , The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon United States 97331 (e-mail: attilaayavuz@usf.edu)

D-SRTF: Distributed Shortest Remaining Time First Scheduling for Data Center Networks (Abstract)

Chengxi Gao , Institute of Advanced Computing and Digital Engineering, Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology,Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenzhen, Guangdong China (e-mail: chengxi.gao@siat.ac.cn)
Victor Lee , Computer Sciene, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Hong Kong na (e-mail: csvlee@cityu.edu.hk)
Keqin Li , Dept. of Computer Science, State University of New York, New Paltz, New York United States 12561 (e-mail: lik@newpaltz.edu)

A robust Optimization Technique for Energy Cost Minimization of Cloud Data Centers (Abstract)

Muhammad Jawad , Electrical Engineering, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology - MA Jinnah Campus, 201861 Lahore, Punjab Pakistan 54000 (e-mail: muhjawad.786@gmail.com)
Muhammad Bilal Qureshi , Electrical Engineering, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology - Abbottabad, 72592 Abbottabad, KPK Pakistan (e-mail: bilalqureshi@ciit.net.pk)
Usman Khan , Computer Science, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad, KPK Pakistan (e-mail: ushahid@ciit.net.pk)
Sahibzada M. Ali , Electrical And Computer Engineering, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology - Abbottabad, 72592 Abbottabad, KPK Pakistan (e-mail: hallianali@ciit.net.pk)
Arshad Mehmood , Electrical And Computer Engineering, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology - Abbottabad, 72592 Abbottabad, KPK Pakistan (e-mail: chaudhry@ciit.net.pk)
Bilal Khan , Electrical And Computer Engineering, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology - Abbottabad, 72592 Abbottabad, KPK Pakistan (e-mail: bilalkhan@ciit.net.pk)
Xiaoyn Wang , Sustainable Energy Technologies Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 8099 Upton, New York United States (e-mail: xywang@bnl.gov)
Samee U. Khan , Electrical and Computer Engineering, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota United States 58108-6050 (e-mail: samee.khan@ndsu.edu)

On the Fly Orchestration of Unikernels: Tuning and Performance Evaluation of Virtual Infrastructure Managers (Abstract)

Pier Luigi Ventre , Dip Ing. Elettronica, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Roma, RM Italy (e-mail: pl.ventre@gmail.com)
Paolo Lungaroni , Dip. Ing. Elettronica, Consorzio Nazionale Interuniversitario per le Telecomunicazioni (CNIT), Rome, Rome Italy (e-mail: lplung001@gmail.com)
Giuseppe Siracusano , Data Science and System Platforms, NEC Laboratories Europe, 61393 Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg Germany (e-mail: giu.siracusano@gmail.com)
Claudio Pisa , Dip. Ing. Elettronica, Consorzio Nazionale Interuniversitario per le Telecomunicazioni (CNIT), Rome, Rome Italy (e-mail: claudio.pisa@uniroma2.it)
Florian Schmidt , Data Science and System Platforms, NEC Laboratories Europe, 61393 Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg Germany (e-mail: Florian.Schmidt@neclab.eu)
Francesco Lombardo , Dip. Ing. Elettronica, Consorzio Nazionale Interuniversitario per le Telecomunicazioni (CNIT), Rome, Rome Italy (e-mail: franclombardo@gmail.com)
Stefano Salsano , Dip Ing. Elettronica, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Roma, RM Italy 00133 (e-mail: stefano.salsano@uniroma2.it)
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