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Regular Papers

Cloud Migration Research: A Systematic Review (Abstract)

Aakash Ahmad , Dublin City University, Dublin
Pooyan Jamshidi , 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

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
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
Papers

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)

Modeling and Placement of Cloud Services with Internal Structure (Abstract)

Daniel Espling , Daniel Espling is with the Department of Computing Science, Umea University, SE-901 87 Umea, Sweden (e-mail: espling@cs.umu.se).

M-convex VM Consolidation: Towards a Better VM Workload Consolidation (Abstract)

Zhe Huang , Z. Huang is with the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong.(email:ecefelix@ust.hk)

On Cloud Service Reliability Enhancement with Optimal Resource Usage (Abstract)

Ao Zhou , A. Zhou is with the State Key Laboratory of Networking and Switching Technology, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications.(email:hellozhouao@gmail.com)

Heuristic-based Resource Reservation Strategies for Public Cloud (Abstract)

Sunirmal Khatua , S. Khatua is with the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Calcutta, India.(email:skhatuacomp@caluniv.ac.in)

Inter-Data Center Network Dimensioning under Time-of-Use Pricing (Abstract)

Burak Kantarci , B. Kantarci is with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY, USA, 13699. Prior to that, he was with the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Ottawa.(email:bkantarc@clarkson.edu)

Partial Utility-driven Scheduling for Flexible SLA and Pricing Arbitration in Clouds (Abstract)

Jose Simao , Jose Simao is with the INESC-ID Lisboa and Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa (ISEL) (e-mail: jsimao@cc.isel.ipl.pt).

Joint Pricing and Capacity Planning in the IaaS Cloud Market (Abstract)

Ling Tang , L. Tang is with the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China (E-mail: ling.tang@njust.edu.cn).

kBF: Towards Approximate and Bloom Filter based Key-Value Storage for Cloud Computing Systems (Abstract)

Sisi Xiong , S. Xiong is with the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, 37996 (E-mail: sxiong@utk.edu).

Efficient Modeling and Demand Allocation for Differentiated Cloud Virtual-Network as-a Service Offerings (Abstract)

Bassem Wanis , Bassem Wanis is with the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Ottawa, Canada, 800 Louis Pasteur St., Ottawa, ON, Canada K1N 6N5.(email: bwani008@uottawa.ca)

Orchestrating Bulk Data Transfers across Geo-Distributed Datacenters (Abstract)

Yu Wu , Yu Wu is with the Department of Computer Science, The University of Hong Kong, (email: yuwu5@asu.edu)

Automatic Memory Control of Multiple Virtual Machines on a Consolidated Server (Abstract)

Weizhe Zhang , W.-Z Zhang is with the School of Computer Science and Technology, Harbin Institute of Technology, China.(email:wzzhang@hit.edu.cn)

Energy-aware Load Balancing and Application Scaling for the Cloud Ecosystem (Abstract)

Ashkan Paya , Ashkan Paya is with Computer Science Division, EECS Department University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 32816, USA. (email:ashkan paya@knights.ucf.edu)

HFSP: Bringing Size-Based Scheduling To Hadoop (Abstract)

Mario PASTORELLI , M. Pastorelli is with the Networking and Security Department, EURECOM – Campus SophiaTech, France.(email:pastorel@eurecom.fr)

Space-efficient Verifiable Secret Sharing Using Polynomial Interpolation (Abstract)

Massimo Cafaro , Massimo Cafaro is with the Department of Engineering for Innovation, University of Salento, Lecce 73100, Italy.(email: massimo.cafaro@unisalento.it)

Fast, Ad Hoc Query Evaluations over Multidimensional Geospatial Datasets (Abstract)

Matthew Malensek , Matthew Malensek is with the Department of Computer Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523
Sangmi Pallickara , Matthew Malensek is with the Department of Computer Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523
Shrideep Pallickara , Matthew Malensek is with the Department of Computer Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523

TEES: An Efficient Search Scheme over Encrypted Data on Mobile Cloud (Abstract)

Jian Li , Jian Li is with the School of Software, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, 200240. (email: li-jian@cs.sjtu.edu.cn)

DROPS: Division and Replication of Data in the Cloud for Optimal Performance and Security (Abstract)

Mazhar Ali , M. Ali is with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58108-6050, USA.(email:mazhar.ali@ndsu.edu)

Whither tightness of packing? The case for stable VM Placement (Abstract)

Mayank Mishra , Mayank Mishra is with Department of Computer Science and Engineering Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India 400076.(email:mayank,umeshg@cse.iitb.ac.in)

Joint Resource Provisioning for Internet Datacenters with Diverse and Dynamic Traffic (Abstract)

Dan Xu , Dan Xu is with the AT & T Labs, San Ramon, CA 94583, USA. (email: danxu@research.att.com.)
Xin Liu , Dan Xu is with the AT & T Labs, San Ramon, CA 94583, USA. (email: danxu@research.att.com.)
Zhisheng Niu , Dan Xu is with the AT & T Labs, San Ramon, CA 94583, USA. (email: danxu@research.att.com.)

Mathematical Programming Approach for Revenue Maximization in Cloud Federations (Abstract)

Makhlouf Hadji , Makhlouf Hadji is the Wireless Networks and Multimedia Services Department at T´el´ecom SudParis, Evry, France. (email:makhlouf.hadji@telecom-sudparis.eu)

Joint Optimization of Bandwidth for Provider and Delay for User in Software Defined Data Centers (Abstract)

Wenxin Li , W. Li is with the School of Computer Science and Technology, Dalian University of Technology, No 2, Linggong Road, Dalian 116023, China.(email:liwenxin@mail.dlut.edu.cn)

Cloud-based Utility Service Framework forTrust Negotiations using Federated IdentityManagement (Abstract)

Uthpala Premarathne , Uthpala Subodhani Premarathne is with the RMIT, Computer Science and IT, Melbourne, VIC 3001 AUSTRALIA. (email: s3308412@student.rmit.edu.au)

Adaptive Cloud Deployment using Persistence Strategies and Application Awareness (Abstract)

Murray Woodside , Jim Li is with the WeAreSocial in Sydney, Australia (e-mail: zhanwen.li@gmail.com)

Designing Self-Tuning Split-Map-Merge Applications for High Cost-Efficiency in the Cloud (Abstract)

Dinesh Rajan Pandiarajan , Dinesh Rajan is with the Department of Computer Science and Engineering University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, Indiana 46556. (email: dpandiar@nd.edu)

DyScale: a MapReduce Job Scheduler for Heterogeneous Multicore Processors (Abstract)

Feng Yan , Feng Yan is with the Department of Computer Science, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA 23187, USA. (email: yalephone@gmail.com)

SAE: Toward Efficient Cloud Data Analysis Service for Large-Scale Social Networks (Abstract)

Yu Zhang , Yu Zhang is with Service Computing Technology and System Lab, Cluster and Grid Computing Lab, School of Computer Science and Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, 430074, China.

Performing Initiative Data Prefetching in Distributed File Systems for Cloud Computing (Abstract)

Jianwei Liao , Jianwei Liao is with the College of Computer and Information Science, Southwest University of China, Chongqing, China, 400715. (e-mail: liaotoad@gmail.com).

Cloud-Trust - a Security Assessment Model for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Clouds (Abstract)

Daniel Gonzales , Dan Gonzalez is with the RAND Corporation, Arlington VA, 22202 (e-mail: gonzales@rand.org).

Performance and Energy Efficiency Metrics for Communication Systems of Cloud Computing Data Centers (Abstract)

Claudio Fiandrino , Claudio Fiandrino is with the University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg. (Email: claudio.fiandrino@uni.lu)

Audit-Free Cloud Storage via Deniable Attribute-based Encryption (Abstract)

Po-Wen Chi , Po-Wen Chi is with the Distributed Computing and Network Security (DCNS) Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering, National Tai- wan University, Taiwan.(Email: d99921015@ntu.edu.tw)

Exact and Heuristic Resource Mapping Algorithms for Distributed and Hybrid Clouds (Abstract)

Marouen Mechtri , Marouen Mechtri is with the Department of Wireless Networks and Multimedia Services, Institut Mines-Telecom, Telecom SudParis, Evry, France. (email: marouen.mechtri@it-sudparis.eu)

Personal Cloud Storage Benchmarks and Comparison (Abstract)

Enrico Bocchi , Enrico Bocchi is with the Politecnico di Torino, Italy. (email: enrico.bocchi@polito.it)

A Study of the Performance of a Cloud Datacenter Server (Abstract)

Khaleel Mershad , Khaleel Mershad is with the Department of Electrical & Computer Eng, American University of Beirut 1107 2020 Lebanon (e-mail: kwm03@aub.edu.lb).
Hassan Artail , Khaleel Mershad is with the Department of Electrical & Computer Eng, American University of Beirut 1107 2020 Lebanon (e-mail: kwm03@aub.edu.lb).

Demystifying the Clouds: Harnessing Resource Utilization Models for Cost Effective Infrastructure Alternatives (Abstract)

Wes Lloyd , W. Lloyd is with the Departments of Computer Science and Civil Engineering, 1372 Campus Delivery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523.(email:wlloyd@acm.org)

Semantic Representation of Cloud Patterns and Services with Automated Reasoning to support Cloud Application Portability (Abstract)

Beniamino Di Martino , Beniamino Di Martino is with the Department of Industrial and Information Engineering, Second University of Naples, Real Casa dell’Annunziata via Roma, 29, 81031 Aversa (CE) - Italy.(Email: beniamino.dimartino@unina.it)

Delay-Optimized File Retrieval under LT-Based Cloud Storage (Abstract)

Haifeng Lu , Haifeng Lu is with the Alibaba Inc., China (email: haifeng.lhf@alibaba- inc.com).

Accurate CPU Proportional Share and Predictable I/O Responsiveness for Virtual Machine Monitor: A Case Study in Xen (Abstract)

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

The Value of Cooperation: Minimizing User Costs in Multi-broker Mobile Cloud Computing Networks (Abstract)

Zhangyu Guan , Zhangyu Guan is with the Department of Electrical Engineering, State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, 14260.(email:zguan2@buffalo.edu)

CSR: Classified Source Routing in DHT-Based Networks (Abstract)

Yiming Zhang , Y. Zhang is with the School of Computer, National University of Defense Technology, Changsha, China.(email:ymzhang@nudt.edu.cn)

Off-Peak Energy Optimization for Links in Virtualized Network Environment (Abstract)

Ebrahim Ghazisaeedi , Ebrahim Ghazisaeedi is with the Department of Systems and Computer Engineering, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. (e-mail: eghazisaeedi@sce.carleton.ca).

BDCaM: Big Data for Context-aware Monitoring - A Personalized Knowledge Discovery Framework for Assisted Healthcare (Abstract)

Abdur Forkan , Abdur Rahim Mohammad Forkan is with the School of Computer Science & IT, RMIT University, Melbourne, VIC 3001, Australia, and also with National ICT Australia (NICTA), VRL, Victoria, Australia. (e-mail: abdur.forkan@rmit.edu.au).

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).

DaSCE: Data Security for Cloud Environment with Semi-Trusted Third Party (Abstract)

Mazhar Ali , Mazhar Ali is with the COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan. (email: mazhar@ciit.net.pk)

Joint Optimization of Operational Cost and Performance Interference in Cloud Data Centers (Abstract)

Xibo Jin , Xibo Jin is with Beijing Key Laboratory of Mobile Computing and Pervasive Device, ICT, Beijing, China.

Three-server swapping for access confidentiality (Abstract)

Sabrina De Capitani di Vimercati , Sabrina De Capitani di Vimercati is with the Universita degli Studi di Milano, Italy. (email: sabrina.decapitani@unimi.it)

Optimal Cloudlet Placement and User to Cloudlet Allocation in Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks (Abstract)

Mike Jia , Mike Jia is with the Research School of Computer Science, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia.(Email: mike.jia@hotmail.co.uk)

A Holistic Approach to Distributed Dimensionality Reduction of Big Data (Abstract)

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

Evaluating the Probability of Malicious Co-residency in Public Clouds (Abstract)

Paul Ezhilchelvan , Paul Ezhilchelvan is with the School of Computing Science, Newcastle University, NE1 7RU, U.K.(Email: paul.ezhilchelvan@ncl.ac.uk)

A Cost-Effective Deadline-Constrained Dynamic Scheduling Algorithm for Scientific Workflows in a Cloud Environment (Abstract)

Jyoti Sahni , Jyoti Sahni is with the School of Computer and Systems Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi-110067. (email: jyoti92_scs@jnu.ac.in)

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)

Water-Constrained Geographic Load Balancing in Data Centers (Abstract)

Mohammad Islam , Mohammad A. Islam is with Florida International University, Miami, FL, 33199
Shaolei Ren , Mohammad A. Islam is with Florida International University, Miami, FL, 33199
Gang Quan , Mohammad A. Islam is with Florida International University, Miami, FL, 33199
Muhammad Shakir , Mohammad A. Islam is with Florida International University, Miami, FL, 33199
Athanasios Vasilakos , Mohammad A. Islam is with Florida International University, Miami, FL, 33199

Risk-Aware Management of Virtual Resources in Access Controlled Service-oriented Cloud Datacenters (Abstract)

Abdulrahman Almutairi , Abdulrahman Almutairi is with the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Purdue’s Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS), Purdue University, West Lafayette,IN
Muhammad Sarfraz , Abdulrahman Almutairi is with the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Purdue’s Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS), Purdue University, West Lafayette,IN
Arif Ghafoor , Abdulrahman Almutairi is with the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Purdue’s Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS), Purdue University, West Lafayette,IN

Scalable pCT Image Reconstruction Delivered as a Cloud Service (Abstract)

Ryan Chard , Ryan Chard is with the School of Engineering and Computer Science, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. (email: ryan@chard.co.nz)
Ravi Madduri , Ryan Chard is with the School of Engineering and Computer Science, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. (email: ryan@chard.co.nz)

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)

Energy Efficient Cooperative Computing in Mobile Wireless Sensor Networks (Abstract)

Zhengguo Sheng , Zhengguo Sheng is with School of Engineering and Informatics, University of Sussex, UK, and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of British Columbia, Canada
Chinmaya Mahapatra , Zhengguo Sheng is with School of Engineering and Informatics, University of Sussex, UK, and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of British Columbia, Canada
Victor Leung , Zhengguo Sheng is with School of Engineering and Informatics, University of Sussex, UK, and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of British Columbia, Canada
Min Chen , Zhengguo Sheng is with School of Engineering and Informatics, University of Sussex, UK, and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of British Columbia, Canada
Pratap Sahu , Zhengguo Sheng is with School of Engineering and Informatics, University of Sussex, UK, and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of British Columbia, Canada

Exploiting Renewable sources : when Green SLA becomes a possible reality in Cloud computing. (Abstract)

Sabbir Hasan , Md Sabbir Hasan is with the ASCOLA (EMN-INRIA, LINA) and MYRIADS (IRISA-INRIA) Research Groups. INSA de Rennes, France.(Email: sabbir.hasan@inria.fr)

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)

On the Latency and Energy Efficiency of Distributed Storage Systems (Abstract)

Akshay Kumar , Akshay Kumar is with the Department of ECE Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.(Email: akshay2@vt.edu)

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)

Shadow-Routing Based Dynamic Algorithms for Virtual Machine Placement in a Network Cloud (Abstract)

Yang Guo , Yang Guo is with the National Institute of Standards and Technology.(email:yang.guo@nist.gov)

StarCube: An On-Demand and Cost-Effective Framework for Cloud Data Center Networks with Performance Guarantee (Abstract)

Linjiun Tsai , Linjiun Tsai is with the Dept. of Electrical Eng., National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.(email: d97921014@ntu.edu.tw)

Data Transfer Scheduling for Maximizing Throughput of Big-Data Computing in Cloud Systems (Abstract)

Ruitao Xie , Ruitao Xie is with the Department of Computer Science, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong.(Email: ruitao.xie@cityu.edu.hk)

Optimize the Server Provisioning and Request Dispatching in Distributed Memory Cache Services (Abstract)

Boyang Yu , Boyang Yu is with the Department of Computer Science, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada.(Email: boyangyu@uvic.ca)

Economic and Energy Considerations for Resource Augmentation in Mobile Cloud Computing (Abstract)

Manjinder Nir , Manjinder Nir is with the Department of Systems and Computer Engineering, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada.(Email: manjinder.nir@carleton.ca)

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)

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)

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)

Flexible Data Access Control based on Trust and Reputation in Cloud Computing (Abstract)

Zheng Yan , Zheng Yan is with the State Key Lab of Integrated Services Networks, Xidian University, Xian 710071, China.(Email: zhengyan.pz@gmail.com)

Quantitative Reasoning About Cloud Security Using Service Level Agreements (Abstract)

Jesus Luna , J. Luna is with the Department of Computer Science, Technische Universitat Darmstadt, Germany, 64289.(email:jluna@deeds.informatik.tu-darmstadt.de)

Optimizing for Tail Sojourn Times of Cloud Clusters (Abstract)

Mathias Bjorkqvist , Mathias Bjorkqvist is with the IBM Research Zurich Laboratory.(Email: mbj@zurich.ibm.com)

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)

Proactive Thermal-aware Resource Management in Virtualized HPC Cloud Datacenters (Abstract)

Eun Kyung Lee , E. K. Lee is with the NSF Center for Cloud and Autonomic Computing (CAC), Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, NJ, USA.

Adaptive Dispatching of Tasks in the Cloud (Abstract)

Lan Wang , Lan Wang is with the Intelligent Systems and Networks Group Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Imperial College London.(Email: lan.wang12@imperial.ac.uk)

MapReduce Scheduling for Deadline-Constrained Jobs in Heterogeneous Cloud Computing Systems (Abstract)

Chien-Hung Chen , Chien-Hung Chen is with the Department of Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei 10617, Taiwan.(email:sykuo@ntu.edu.tw)

Secure Outsourcing of Virtual Appliance (Abstract)

Yubin Xia , Yubin Xia is with the Institute of Parallel and Distributed Systems, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China. (email: xiayubin@gmail.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)

Catch You if You Misbehave: Ranked Keyword Search Results Verification in Cloud Computing (Abstract)

Wei Zhang , Wei Zhang is with the College of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, Hunan University, Changsha 410082, China, and with Hunan Provincial Key Laboratory of Dependable Systems and Networks, Changsha, 410082, China. (email: zhangweidoc@hnu.edu.cn)

Towards Efficient Resource Allocation for Heterogeneous Workloads in IaaS Clouds (Abstract)

Lei Wei , Lei Wei is with the School of Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. (email: weil0008@ntu.edu.sg)

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)

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)

Modelling and Analysis of A Novel Deadline-Aware Scheduling Scheme For Cloud Computing Data Centers (Abstract)

Maurice Khabbaz , Maurice Khabbaz is with the ECCE Department of Notre-Dame University, Shouf, Lebanon.(Email: maurice.khabbaz@gmail.com)

Scatter-Gather Live Migration of Virtual Machines (Abstract)

Umesh Deshpande , Umesh Deshpande is with the Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY.(Email: udeshpa@us.ibm.com)

Translating Algorithms to handle Fully Homomorphic Encrypted Data on the Cloud (Abstract)

Ayantika Chatterjee , Ayantika Chatterjee is with the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India. (email: cayantika@gmail.com)

Supporting Data-intensive Workflows in Software-defined Federated Multi-Clouds (Abstract)

Javier Diaz-Montes , Javier Diaz-Montes is with the Rutgers Discovery Informatics Institute, Rutgers University, USA (email: javier.diazmontes@gmail.com)

ATME: Accurate Traffic Matrix Estimation in both Public and Private Datacenter Networks (Abstract)

Zhiming Hu , Zhiming Hu is with the School of Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.(Email: zhu007@ntu.edu.sg)

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)

An Energy-Efficient Java Virtual Machine (Abstract)

Kuo-Yi Chen , Kuo-Yi Chen is with the Department of CSIE, National Formosa University, Taiwan.(Email: kuoyichen@gmail.com)

A Shapley-value Mechanism for Bandwidth On Demand between Datacenters (Abstract)

Weijie Shi , Weijie Shi is with the Department of Computer Science, the University of Hong Kong.(Email: wjshi@cs.hku.hk)

Assessment of the Suitability of Fog Computing in the Context of Internet of Things (Abstract)

Subhadeep Sarkar , Subhadeep Sarkar is with the School of Information Technology, School of Medical Science and Technology Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, 721302, India.(Email: subhadeepsarkarybs@yahoo.com)

Cloud-based Fine-grained Health Information Access Control Framework for Lightweight IoT Devices with Dynamic Auditing and Attribute Revocation (Abstract)

Lo-Yao Yeh , Lo-Yao Yeh is with the Network and Security Division, National Center for High-Performance Computing (NCHC), Taichung 407, and Department of Information Management, National Chi Nan University, Nantou 545, Taiwan.(Email: lyyeh@narlabs.org.tw)

Towards Privacy-Preserving Storage and Retrieval in Multiple Clouds (Abstract)

Jingwei Li , Jingwei Li is with the College of Information Technical Science, Nankai University, China.(Email: lijw1987@gmail.com)

Fast and reliable restoration method of virtual resources on OpenStack (Abstract)

Yoji Yamato , Yoji Yamato is with the Software Innovation Center, NTT Corporation, Musashino-shi, Tokyo 180-8585 Japan.(Email: yamato.yoji@lab.ntt.co.jp)

Towards Robust Green Virtual Cloud Data Center Provisioning (Abstract)

Yang Yang , Yang Yang is with the Beijing Jiaotong University,P.R.China.(Email: 13120443@bjtu.edu.cn)

CamFlow: Managed Data-sharing for Cloud Services (Abstract)

Thomas Pasquier , Thomas F. J.-M. Pasquier is with the Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK. (email: tfjmp2@cam.ac.uk)

Efficient Skew Handling for Outer Joins in a Cloud Computing Environment (Abstract)

Long Cheng , Long Cheng is with the Faculty of Computer Science, Technische Universitat Dresden, Germany.(Email: paracheng@gmail.com)

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)

TruXy: Trusted Storage Cloud for Scientific Workflows (Abstract)

Surya Nepal , Surya Nepal is with the CSIRO Computational Informatics group, Canberra, ACT 2601.(Email: surya.nepal@csiro.au)

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)

An Algorithm for Finding the Minimum Cost of Storing and Regenerating Datasets in Multiple Clouds (Abstract)

Dong Yuan , Dong Yuan is with the University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW2006, Australia.(Email: dyuan@swin.edu.au)

Converged Network--Cloud Service Composition with End-to-End Performance Guarantee (Abstract)

Jun Huang , Jun Huang is with the Institute of Electronic Information and Networking, Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Chongqing, China, 400065.(Email: xiaoniuadmin@gmail.com)

Towards Privacy-preserving Content-based Image Retrieval in Cloud Computing (Abstract)

Zhihua Xia , Zhihua Xia is with the Jiangsu Engineering Center of Network Monitoring, School of Computer and Software, Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology, Nanjing, China.(Email: xia_zhihua@163.com)

Fully Reversible Privacy Region Protection for Cloud Video Surveillance (Abstract)

Xiaojing Ma , Xiaojing Ma is with the School of Computer Science & Technology of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, and Key Laboratory of Services Computing Technology and System, Minis-try of Education, Wuhan, China.(email:lindahust@hust.edu.cn)

RASP-Boost: Confidential Boosting-Model Learning with Perturbed Data in the Cloud (Abstract)

Keke Chen , Keke Chen is with the Data Intensive Analysis and Computing Lab, Kno.e.sis Center Department of Computer Science and Engineering Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435.(Email: keke.chen@wright.edu)

Ad-hoc Cloudlet Based Cooperative Cloud Gaming (Abstract)

Fangyuan Chi , Fangyuan Chi is with the The University of British Columbia, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4, Canada.(Email: fangchi@ece.ubc.ca)

Model-based Thermal Anomaly Detection in Cloud Datacenters using Thermal Imaging (Abstract)

Eun Lee , Eun Kyung Lee is with the NSF Center for Cloud and Autonomic Computing, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rutgers University– New Brunswick, NJ, USA.(Email: eunkyung_lee@cac.rutgers.edu)

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

Dependency-aware Data Locality for MapReduce (Abstract)

Xiaoqiang Ma , Xiaoqiang Ma is with the School of Computing Science, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6, Canada. (email: xma10@sfu.ca)

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)

On Optimal and Fair Service Allocation in Mobile Cloud Computing (Abstract)

M. Reza Rahimi , Huawei Innovation Center, US R&D Storage Lab, Santa Clara, USA
Nalini Venkatasubramanian , Huawei Innovation Center, US R&D Storage Lab, Santa Clara, USA
Sharad Mehrotra , Huawei Innovation Center, US R&D Storage Lab, Santa Clara, USA
Athanasios V. Vasilakos , Huawei Innovation Center, US R&D Storage Lab, Santa Clara, USA

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)

Parallel Semi-supervised Multi-Ant Colonies Clustering Ensemble Based on MapReduce Methodology (Abstract)

Yan Yang , Yan Yang is with the School of Information Science and Technology, Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu 611756, China.(Email: ellenyyang@126.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)

CypherDB: A Novel Architecture for Outsourcing Secure Database Processing (Abstract)

Bony H. K. Chen , Bony H. K. Chen is with the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of the University of Hong Kong and Imperial College London.
Paul Y. S. Cheung , Bony H. K. Chen is with the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of the University of Hong Kong and Imperial College London.
Peter Y. K. Cheung , Bony H. K. Chen is with the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of the University of Hong Kong and Imperial College London.
Yu-Kwong Kwok , Bony H. K. Chen is with the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of the University of Hong Kong and Imperial College London.

On the Performance Impact of Data Access Middleware for NoSQL Data Stores (Abstract)

Ansar Rafique , Ansar Rafique is with the iMinds-DistriNet, a research group within the Department of Computer Science, KU Leuven, 3001 Leuven, Belgium. (email: Ansar.Rafique@cs.kuleuven.be)

Achieving Energy Efficiency in Data Centers Using an Artificial Intelligence Abstraction Model (Abstract)

Ting Wang , Ting Wang is with the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Hong Kong Univer- sity of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong.(Email: twangah@connect.ust.hk)

Identity-Based Private Matching over Outsourced Encrypted Datasets (Abstract)

Shuo Qiu , Shuo Qiu is with the School of Computer and Information Technology, Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing 100044, China.(Email: qsccss@gmail.com)

ADON: Application-Driven Overlay Network-as-a-Service for Data-Intensive Science (Abstract)

Ronny Bazan Antequera , Ronny Bazan Antequera is with the University of Missouri-Columbia, USA; Cisco Systems, USA. (email: rcb553@mail.missouri.edu)

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)

Monitoring Elastically Adaptive Multi-Cloud Services (Abstract)

Demetris Trihinas , Demetris Trihinas is with the Department of Computer Science, University of Cyprus.(Email: trihinas@cs.ucy.ac.cy)

Secure Tensor Decomposition Using Fully Homomorphic Encryption Scheme (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)

Chaotic Searchable Encryption for Mobile Cloud Storage (Abstract)

Abir Awad , Abir Awad is with the Irish Centre for Cloud Computing and Commerce Software Research, Athlone Institute of Technology, Software research Institute, Athlone, , Ireland. (email: aawad@research.ait.ie)

Energy-efficient Task Execution for Application as a General Topology in Mobile Cloud Computing (Abstract)

Weiwen Zhang , Weiwen Zhang is with the Computing Science Department, Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC), Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore 138632.(Email: zhangww@ihpc.a-star.edu.sg)

Assurance of Security and Privacy Requirements for Cloud Deployment Model (Abstract)

Shareeful Islam , Shareeful Islam is with the School of Architecture, Computing and Engi-neering, University of East London, Docklands Campus 4-6 University Way, E16 2RD, London UK.(Email: shareeful@uel.ac.uk)

Architectural Protection of Application Privacy Against Software and Physical Attacks in Untrusted Cloud Environment (Abstract)

Lei Xu , Lei Xu is with the Department of Computer Science, University of Houston, TX 77004, USA.
JongHyuk Lee , Lei Xu is with the Department of Computer Science, University of Houston, TX 77004, USA.
Seung Hun Kim , Lei Xu is with the Department of Computer Science, University of Houston, TX 77004, USA.
Qingji Zheng , Lei Xu is with the Department of Computer Science, University of Houston, TX 77004, USA.
Shouhuai Xu , Lei Xu is with the Department of Computer Science, University of Houston, TX 77004, USA.
Taeweon Suh , Lei Xu is with the Department of Computer Science, University of Houston, TX 77004, USA.
Won Woo Ro , Lei Xu is with the Department of Computer Science, University of Houston, TX 77004, USA.
Weidong Shi , Lei Xu is with the Department of Computer Science, University of Houston, TX 77004, USA.

On the Carbon Footprint Optimization in an InterCloud Environment (Abstract)

Valerie Danielle Justafort , Valerie Danielle Justafort is with the Department of Computing and Software Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique of Montreal, Montreal, Qc. (email: valerie-danielle.justafort@polymtl.ca)

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 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 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 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)

A Novel Statistical Cost Model and an Algorithm for Efficient Application Offloading to Clouds (Abstract)

Jose Barrameda , Jose Barrameda is with the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Ottawa, Canada, 161 Louis Pasteur St., Ottawa, ON, Canada K1N 6N5.(Email: jgonz045@uottawa.ca)

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)

Collective Energy-Efficiency Approach to Data Center Networks Planning (Abstract)

Ting Yang , Ting Yang is with the Key Laboratory of Smart Grid of Ministry of Education, School of Electrical Engineering and Automation, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China.(Email: yangting@tju.edu.cn)

Attribute-based access control with constant-size ciphertext in cloud computing (Abstract)

Wei Teng , College of Telecommunications & Information Engineering, Nanjing University of Posts Nanjing China

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)

Modular AWG-based Interconnection for Large-Scale Data Center Networks (Abstract)

Tong Ye , Tong Ye is with the State Key Laboratory of Advanced Optical Communication Systems and Networks, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200030, China. (email: yetong@sjtu.edu.cn)

Trust is Good, Control is Better: Creating Secure Clouds by Continuous Auditing (Abstract)

Sebastian Lins , Sebastian Lins is with the Dept. of Information Systems, University of Cologne, Germany. (email: lins@wiso.uni-koeln.de)

Joint Energy Minimization and Resource Allocation in C-RAN with Mobile Cloud (Abstract)

Kezhi Wang , Kezhi Wang is with the School of Computer Sciences and Electrical Engineering, University of Essex, CO3 4HG, Colchester, U.K.(Email: kezhi.wang@essex.ac.uk)

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)

Dynamic and Public Auditing with Fair Arbitration for Cloud Data (Abstract)

Hao Jin , Hao Jin is with the Wuhan National Lab for Optoelectronics, School of Computer Science and Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, 430074, China. (e-mail: khow.hust@gmail.com).

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).

Model-Driven Development Patterns for Mobile Services in Cloud of Things (Abstract)

Hongming Cai , Hongming Cai is with the School of Software, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China 200240 (e-mail: hmcai@sjtu.edu.cn).

EPAS: A Sampling Based Similarity Identification Algorithm for the Cloud (Abstract)

Yongtao Zhou , Y. Zhou is with the Department of Computer Science, Jinan University, Guangzhou, P.R.China 510632.(email:y.t.zhou@foxmail.com)

Efficient Embedding of Virtual Networks to Distributed Clouds Via Exploring Periodic Resource Demands (Abstract)

Zichuan Xu , Zichuan Xu is with the Research School of Computer Science, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia. (e-mail: edward.xu@anu.edu.au).

ForenVisor: A Tool for Acquiring and Preserving Reliable Data in Cloud Live Forensics (Abstract)

Zhengwei Qi , Zhengwei Qi is with the School of Software, and the Shanghai Key Laboratory of Scalable Computing and Systems, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, 200240 China.
Chengcheng Xiang , Zhengwei Qi is with the School of Software, and the Shanghai Key Laboratory of Scalable Computing and Systems, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, 200240 China.
Ruhui Ma , Zhengwei Qi is with the School of Software, and the Shanghai Key Laboratory of Scalable Computing and Systems, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, 200240 China.
Jian Li , Zhengwei Qi is with the School of Software, and the Shanghai Key Laboratory of Scalable Computing and Systems, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, 200240 China.
haibing Guan , Zhengwei Qi is with the School of Software, and the Shanghai Key Laboratory of Scalable Computing and Systems, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, 200240 China.
David Wei , Zhengwei Qi is with the School of Software, and the Shanghai Key Laboratory of Scalable Computing and Systems, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, 200240 China.

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)

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)

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).

Exploiting Spatio-Temporal Diversity for Water Saving in Geo-Distributed Data Centers (Abstract)

Mohammad Islam , Mohammad A. Islam is with the University of California, Riverside. (email: misla006@ucr.edu)

On the Design and Implementation of an Integrated Security Architecture for Cloud with Improved Resilience (Abstract)

Vijay Varadharajan , Vijay Varadharajan is with the Advanced Cyber Security Research Centre, Faculty of Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia (e-mail: vijay.varadharajan@mq.edu.au).

Theoretical Results of QoS-Guaranteed Resource Scaling for Cloud-based MapReduce (Abstract)

Xiaoyong Xu , Xiaoyong Xu is with the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, 4000.
Maolin Tang , Xiaoyong Xu is with the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, 4000.
Yu-Chu Tian , Xiaoyong Xu is with the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, 4000.

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)

A Classification and Comparison Framework for Cloud Service Brokerage Architectures (Abstract)

Frank Fowley , Frank Fowley is with the Irish Centre for Cloud Computing and Commerce IC4, Dublin City University, Ireland.(Email: frank.fowley@dcu.ie)

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)

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)

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)

Probabilistic Optimization of Resource Distribution and Encryption for Data Storage in the Cloud (Abstract)

Jose Luna , Jose Marcio Luna is with the Department of Computer and Information Science, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 19104. (email: joseluna@seas.upenn.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)

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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)

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)

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)

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).

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)

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)

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)

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).

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)

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).

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)

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)

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.
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