Computer Science

2013 - 2015

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Alumni Employment

Member of Technical Staff, VMware Inc., California. 2014. Lei Lu, PhD, Computer Science.

Research Engineer, Shape Security Inc., Mountain View, CA. 2014. Nan Zheng, PhD, Computer Science.

Conference Presentations

H. Xu, et al., "E-commerce Reputation Manipulation: The Emergence of Reputation-Escalation-as-a-Service" presented at the 24th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2015), Florence, Italy. May 18-22, 2015. Haitao Xu, PhD, Computer Science.

L. Wu and A. Stathopoulos, "Enhancing the PRIMME Eigensolver for Computing Accurately Singular Triplets of Large Matrices" presented in 13th Copper Mountain Conference on Iterative Methods 2014, Copper Mountain, Colorado. April 6-11, 2014. Lingfei Wu, PhD, Computer Science.

Z. Qin , et al., "Preserving Secondary Users' Privacy in Cognitive Radio Networks" presented at IEEE Infocom, Toronto, Canada. April 27- May 22014. Zhengrui Qin, PhD, Computer Science.

A. Stathopoulos, et al., "Using ILU(0) to estimate the diagonal of the inverse of a matrix" presented in the 18th Conference of the International Linear Algebra Society (ILAS), Providence, Rhode Island, USA. June 3-7, 2013. Lingfei Wu, PhD, Computer Science.

L. Wu and A. Stathopoulos, "A MATLAB interface for PRIMME for solving eigenvalue and singular value problems", presented in the SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. February 25-March 1, 2013. Lingfei Wu, PhD, Computer Science.

M. Linares-Vásquez, et al., "API Change and Fault Proneness: A Threat to the Success of Android Apps", in Proceedings of 9th Joint Meeting of the European Software Engineering Conference and the 21st ACM SIGSOFT Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering (ESEC/FSE'13), Saint Petersburg, Russia. August 18-26, 2013. Mario Linares-Vásquez, PhD, Computer Science.

Overcoming Limitations of Off-the-shelf Priority Schedulers in Dynamic Environments, in the 21th ACM/IEEE Annual International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS 2013), San Francisco, CA. August 2013. Feng Yan, PhD, Computer Science.

Toward Automating Disk Power Savings with Performance Guarantees , in ICAC 2013 Ph.D. Forum (in conjunction with ATC 2013), San Jose, CA. June 2013. Feng Yan, PhD, Computer Science.

"Evaluating Impact of Storage on Smartphone Energy Efficiency." The 2013 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2013, Doctoral School). 2013. David T. Nguyen, PhD, Computer Science.

D.T. Nguyen, et al., "Storage-aware Smartphone Energy Savings", The 2013 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2013). 2013. David T. Nguyen, PhD, Computer Science.

Dit, B., et al., "Feature Location in Source Code: A Taxonomy and Survey", Journal of Software Maintenance and Evolution: Research and Practice (JSME). 2013. Bogdan Dit, PhD, Computer Science; Malcolm Gethers, PhD, Computer Science.

M. Linares-Vásquez, B. Dit, and D. Poshyvanyk, "An Exploratory Analysis of Mobile Development Issues Using Stack Overflow", in Proceedings of 10th Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR'13), Challenge Track, San Francisco, CA. 2013. Mario Linares-Vásquez, PhD, Computer Science.

SmartStorage: Storage-aware Smartphone Energy Savings. The 2013 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2013, poster). 2013. David T. Nguyen, PhD, Computer Science.

W. Wei, et al., "Fast Mencius: Mencius with Low Commit Latency". Turin, Italy, Forthcoming April 14-19, 2013, Mario Linares Vásquez , PhD, Computer Science Linares-Vásquez, M., McMillan, C., Poshyvanyk, D., and Grechanik, M., "On Using Machine Learning to Automatically Classify Software Applications into Domain Categories", Empirical Software Engineering (EMSE) Journal. 2013. Wei Wei, PhD, Computer Science.

X. Qi, et al.,"Context-aware Frame Rate Adaption for Video Chat on Smartphones", The 2013 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2013, poster). 2013. David T. Nguyen, PhD, Computer Science.

Internships

AMD Research. September-December 2013. Bo Wu, PhD, Computer Science.

Oak Ridge National Lab. May-August 2013. Bo Wu, PhD, Computer Science.

IBM T. J. Waston Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY. May 2013-August 2013. Nan Zheng, PhD, Computer Science.

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. May 2013-August 2013. Weilin Wang, PhD, Computer Science.

Research Associate, System Research Lab (SIMPL), HP Labs, Palo Alto, CA. July 2013-November 2013. Feng Yan, PhD, Computer Science.

Awards/Honors

ACM Sigmobile UbiComp '13 Grant Award, Zurich, Switzerland. September 2013. David T. Nguyen, PhD, Computer Science.

Best Paper Award at 29th IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance (ICSM'13). 2013. Bogdan Dit, PhD, Computer Science; Mario Linares-Vásquez, PhD, Computer Science.

Student Scholarship, SOSP 2013, ACM, Farmington, Pennsylvania. 2013. Feng Yan, PhD, Computer Science.

Publications

H. Xu, et al., "E-commerce Reputation Manipulation: The Emergence of Reputation-Escalation-as-a-Service", in Proceedings of the 24th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2015), Florence, Italy. May 2015. Haitao Xu, PhD, Computer Science.

B. Dong, et al., "Scattering Parameters and Surface Normals from Homogeneous Translucent Materials using Photometric Stereo," Columbus, Ohio. June 23-28, 2014. Bo Dong, PhD, Computer Science.

H. Xu, et al., "Click Fraud Detection on the Advertiser Side", in Proceedings of the 19th European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS 2014), Wroclaw, Poland. September 2014. Haitao Xu, PhD, Computer Science.

F. Yan, et al., "Heterogeneous Cores For MapReduce Processing: Opportunity or Challenge?", in Proceedings of the IEEE/IFIP NOMS 2014, Krakow, Poland. May 2014. Feng Yan, PhD, Computer Science.

L. Lu, et al., "Application-Driven Dynamic Vertical Scaling of Virtual Machines in Resource Pools" to in Network Operation and Management Symposium (IEEE/IFIP NOMS) Krakow, Poland. May 2014. Lei Lu, PhD, Computer Science.

Y. Ding, et al., "Finding the Limit: Examining the Potential and Complexity of Compilation Scheduling for JIT-Based Runtime Systems", ASPLOS. 2014. Yufei Ding, PhD, Computer Science; Mingzhou Zhou, PhD, Computer Science; Zhijia Zhao, PhD, Computer Science.

Z. Xu, et al., "Power Attack, an Increasing Threat to Data Centers", Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS). 2014. Zhang Xu, PhD, Computer Science.

Z. Zhao et al., HPar: A Practical Parallel Parser for HTML - Taming HTML Complexities for Parallel Parsing ACM Transactions on Architecture and Code Optimization (TACO). 2014. Zhijia Zhao, PhD, Computer Science.

E. Moritz, et al., "ExPort: Detecting and Visualizing API Usages in Large Source Code Repositories", in Proceedings of 28th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE'13), New Ideas Paper Track, Palo Alto, CA. November 11-15, 2013. Mario Linares-Vásquez, PhD, Computer Science.

M. Linares-Vásquez, et al., "API Change and Fault Proneness: A Threat to the Success of Android Apps", in Proceedings of 9th Joint Meeting of the European Software Engineering Conference and the 21st ACM SIGSOFT Symposium on theFoundations of Software Engineering (ESEC/FSE'13), Saint Petersburg, Russia. August 18-26, 2013. Mario Linares-Vásquez, PhD, Computer Science; Carlos Bernal-Cárdenas, PhD, Computer Science.

B. Dit, et al., "Supporting and accelerating reproducible research in software maintenance using TraceLab component", in Proceedings of 29th IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance (ICSM'13), Eindhoven, The Netherlands. September 2013. Bogdan Dit, PhD, Computer Science; Mario Linares-Vásquez, PhD, Computer Science.

B. Wang, et al., "Exploring Hybrid Memory for GPU Enenrgy Efficiency through Software-Hardware Co-Design", The 22nd International Conference on Parallel Architectures and Compilation Techniques (PACT), Edinburgh, Scotland. September 2013. Bo Wu, PhD, Computer Science.

F. Yan, et al., "Overcoming Limitations of Off-the-shelf Priority Schedulers in Dynamic Environments", in Proceedings of the 21th ACM/IEEE Annual International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS 2013), San Francisco, CA, IEEE Press (Acceptance rate: 27%). August 2013. Feng Yan, PhD, Computer Science; Shannon Hughes, MS, Computer Science.

B. Wu , et al., "Simple Profile Rectifications Go A Long Way: Demystifying the Influence of Sampling Errors on Feedback Driven Program Optimizations ", European Conference on Object-oriented Programming (ECOOP), Montpellier, France. July 2013. Bo Wu, PhD, Computer Science.

L. Lu, et al., "Predictive VM Consolidation on Multiple Resources: Beyond Load Balancing" in International Symposium of Quality of Service (IEEE/ACM IWQoS), Montreal, Canada. June 2013. Lei Lu, PhD, Computer Science.

F. Yan, et al., "PREFiguRE: a Performance, Power, and Reliability Framework for Disk Drives", in the IEEE Computer Society Special Technical Community on Sustainable Computing, Volume 2, Issue 2. April 2013. Feng Yan, PhD, Computer Science.

A. Stathopoulos, J. Laeuchli, K. Orginos. "Hierarchical Probing for Estimating the Trace of the Matrix Inverse on Toroidal Lattices" .SIAM J. Sci. Comput. 35-5, pp. S299-S322. 2013. Jesse Lauchli, PhD, Computer Science.

B. Wu , et al., "Complexity Analysis and Algorithm Design for Reorganizing Data to Minimize Non-Coalesced GPU Memory Accesses", 18th ACM SIGPLAN Symposium on Principles and Practice of Parallel Programming (PPOPP), Shenzhen, China, Feb. 2013. Bo Wu, PhD, Computer Science.

M. Linares-Vásquez, B. Dit, and D. Poshyvanyk, "An Exploratory Analysis of Mobile Development Issues Using Stack Overflow", in Proceedings of 10th Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR'13), Challenge Track, San Francisco, CA. 2013. Mario Linares-Vásquez, PhD, Computer Science; Bogdan Dit, PhD, Computer Science.

S.A. Iranmanesh, H. Sengar, and H. Wang. "A Voice Spam Filter to Clean Subscribers' Mailbox." Security and Privacy in Communication Networks, pp. 349-367, Springer Berlin Heidelberg. 2013. Seyed Amir Iranmanesh, PhD, Computer Science.

Fellowships

National Physical Science Consortium Fellowship. 2013-2014. Jesse Laeuchli, PhD, Computer Science.

IBM CAS Fellowship. 2012-2013. Bo Wu, PhD, Computer Science.

Virginia Space Grant Consortium Graduate STEM Fellowship. 2012-2013. Kathleen Moore, PhD, Computer Science.

Travel Grants

IEEE INFOCOM 2015 Student Travel Grant, Hong Kong, China. April 2015. Ge Peng, PhD, Computer Science.

ACM SIGSOFT CAPS travel award, 9th Joint Meeting of the European Software Engineering Conference and the ACM SIGSOFT Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering(ESEC-FSE 2013), Saint Petersburg, Russia. August 18-26, 2013. Mario Linares-Vásquez, PhD, Computer Science.

Community Service/Outreach

Editorial Board Member: IASTER International Journals. 2013. Feng Yan, PhD, Computer Science.

Program Committee: IEEE International Conference on Big Data 2013 (IEEE BigData 2013). 2013. Feng Yan, PhD, Computer Science.

Session Chair: the 21th ACM/IEEE Annual International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS 2013), Cloud Infrastructure and Services II Session. 2013. Feng Yan, PhD, Computer Science.

Summarizer, SOSP. 2013. Feng Yan, PhD, Computer Science.