CSC801 – Systems Seminar – Spring 2016

This is the course webpage for the Spring 2016 systems seminar. The seminar will be held weekly on Fridays from 11am-12n in 3211 EBII. We need volunteers to give talks on (a) your research, (b) practice conference/workshop talks, (c) papers you found interesting and would like to share. If you want to give a talk, please email Xiao Yu (xyu10 at ncsu.edu) and cc Dr. Guoliang Jin (guoliang_jin at ncsu.edu).

 

Date

Time

Location

Speaker

Topic/Title

Friday, January 15

11am-12n

3211 EBII

Tao Wang

Ad Hoc Synchronization Considered Harmful [Xiong, OSDI’10]

Friday, January 22

Cancelled Due to Weather Condition

Monday, February 1

4pm-5pm

3211 EBII

Guest Speaker: Dr. Alex Aiken

Legion: Programming Heterogeneous, Distributed Parallel Machines

Friday, February 5

11am-12n

3211 EBII

Isaac Polinsky

Current Project in Progress

Friday, February 12

11am-12n

3211 EBII

Shanil Puri

History Reuse for K-means Initialization

Friday, February 19

11am-12n

3211 EBII

Ting Dai

An Empirical Study on Configuration Errors in Commercial and Open Source Systems [Yin, SOSP’11]

Thursday, February 25

10:30am-11:30am

3211 EBII

Guest Speaker: Dr. Alessandra Scafuro

Advances in Secure Computation and their Applications to Private Cloud Computing

Monday, February 29

9am-10am

3211 EBII

Guest Speaker: Dr. Viet Tung Hoang

Rethinking Cryptographic Designs: The Case of Authenticated Encryption

Wednesday, March 2

9am-10am

3211 EBII

Guest Speaker: Dr. Xubin He

High Performance and Reliable Flash Storage Support for Big Data

Thursday, March 3

9am-10am

3211 EBII

Guest Speaker: Dr. Patrick Bridges

Integrating Performance Modeling into Scalable System Software Design

Friday, March 4

9:30am-10:30am

3211 EBII

Guest Speaker: Min Suk Kang

Non-traditional DDoS Attacks and Defenses

Friday, March 11

Spring Break

Monday, March 14

9:30am-10:30am

3211 EBII

Guest Speaker: Adam Bates

Designing and Leveraging Trustworthy Provenance-Aware Architectures

Wednesday, March 16

9:00am-10:00am

3211 EBII

Guest Speaker: Dr. Song Jiang

Design and Implementation of Effective Key-Value Systems for Large-scale Data Centers

Thursday, March 17

9:30am-10:30am

3211 EBII

Guest Speaker: Dr. Ranjit Kumaresan

Privacy-Preserving Smart Contracts

Monday, March 21

10:00am – 11:00am

3211 EBII

Guest Speaker: Muhammad Naveed

Making the World a Better Place with Cryptography

Tuesday, March 22

10:00am – 11:00am

3211 EBII

Guest Speaker: Dr. Hung-Wei Tseng

No-frills computing: rethinking hardware/software interfaces to improve efficiency

Wednesday, March 23

9:00am – 10:00am

3211 EBII

Guest Speaker: Dr. Samer Al-Kiswany

The Old Systems and the Sea (of Applications and Hardware Changes)

Thursday, March 24

9:30am – 10:30am

3211 EBII

Guest Speaker: Dr. Shouling Ji

Evaluating the Security of Anonymized Big Graph/Structural Data

Friday, March 25

Spring Holiday

Monday, April 11

4pm-5pm

3211 EBII

Guest Speaker: Dr. Onur Mutlu

Rethinking Memory System Design for Data-Intensive Computing

Friday, April 15

9:00am – 10:30am

3211 EBII

Dr. Alexandros Kapravelos

Wepawet, Revolver, and Hulk

Friday, April 22

Cancelled Due to Room Reservation Problem

Friday, April 29

11am-12n

3211 EBII

Amir Bahmani

SparkScore: Leveraging Apache Spark for Distributed Genomic Inference

Friday, May 13

11am-12n

3211 EBII

Xing Pan

TintMalloc: Reducing Memory Access Divergence via Controller-Aware Coloring

Friday, May 20

11am-12n

3211 EBII

Neha Gholkar

A Power-aware Cost Model for HPC Procurement

 

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