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Poster Session I 
(10:15-10:45 am & 12:45-1:30 pm)



Storage, Databases and Data Science (Poster Session I)

When and How to Best Sort Database Tables
James Wagner, Alexander Rasin, Jonathan Grier
DePaul University

Automatic Generation and Ranking of Explanations for Mapping Errors
Seokki Lee, Boris Glavic, Renee J. Miller
Illinois Institute of Technology, University of Toronto

ChiDB: An Automated Framework for Extracting Materials Properties from Literature
Roselyne Tchoua, Kyle Chard, Juan De Pablo, Ian Foster, Jian Qin, Mladen Rasic
University of Chicago

The Integrated Data Access System
Xi Yang, Xian-He Sun
Illinois Institute of Technology

Understanding Graph Computation Behavior to Enable Robust Benchmarking
Fan Yang, Andrew Chien
University of Chicago

A spatio-temporal database benchmark
MengYu Zhang, Shao Yt, Tanu Malik, Charlie Catlett
Argonne National Laboratory, University of Chicago

LDV Lightweight Database Virtualization for Scientific Reproducibility
Quan Pham, Richard Whaling, Tanu Malik, Boris Glavic, Ian Foster
University of Chicago, Illinois Institute of Technology

Computational Modeling Framework for Incorporating Socio-Cultural Factors in Disease Spread Models
E. E. Santos, E. Santos Jr., J. Korah, J. E. Thompson, Q. Gu, K. Kim, D. Li, J. Russell, S. Subramanian, Y. Zhang, and Y. Zhao
Illinois Institute of Technology, Dartmouth College


Architecture, Power and Energy (Poster Session I)

MIN: A Power Efficient Mechanism to Mitigate the Impact of Process Variations on Nanophotonic Networks
Majed Valad Beigi, Gokhan Memik
Northwestern University

Towards Energy Proportional Nanophotonic Interconnects
Yigit Demir, Nikos Hardavellas
Northwestern University

b-HiVE: A Bit-Level History-Based Error Model with Value Correlation for Voltage-Scaled Integer and Floating Point Units
Georgios Tziantzioulis, Ali Murat Gok, S M Faisal, Nikos Hardavellas, Seda Ogrenci-Memik, Srinivasan Parthasarathy
Northwestern University, Ohio State University

POET: A Portable Approach to Minimizing Energy Under Soft Real-time Constraints
Connor Imes, David H.K. Kim, Martina Maggio, Henry Hoffmann
University of Chicago

Rinnegan: Efficient Resource Use in Heterogeneous Architectures
Sankaralingam Panneerselvam, Michael Swift
University of Wisconsin, Madison

SeaFire: Specialized Computing on Dark Silicon with Heterogeneous Hardware Multi-Pipelining
Georgios Tziantzioulis, Kyle Hale, Besnik Pashaj, Nikos Hardavellas, Peter Dinda
Northwestern University


High-Performance Computing (Poster Session I)

Argo: An Exascale Operating System and Runtime
Swann Perarnau, Judicael Zounmevo, Sangmin Seo, Huiwei Lu, Kenneth Raffenetti, Rinku Gupta, Kamil Iskra, Kazutomo Yoshii, Pavan Balaji, Franck Cappello, Rajeev Thakur, Marc Snir, Pete Beckman
Argonne National Laboratory

Experiences in Optimizing Cluster Performance for Scientific Applications: Controlling Configuration, Utilization, and Power Consumption
Kevin Brandstatter, Ben Walters, Alexander Ballmer, Adnan Haider, Andrei Dumitru, Serapheim Dimitropoulos, Ariel Young, William Scullin, Ben Allen, Ioan Raicu
Illinois Institute of Technology

SPEaR: Toward Smart HPC through Active Learning and Intelligent Scheduling
Eduardo Berrocal, Li Yu, Zhiling Lan
Illinois Institute of Technology

A Case for Transforming Parallel Run-times into Operating System Kernels
Kyle Hale, Peter Dinda
Northwestern University

Flexible Error Recovery using Versions in Global View Resilience: Application Results
Nan Dun, Hajime Fujita, Aiman Fang, Yan Liu, Andrew A. Chien, Pavan Balaji, Kamil Iskra, Wesley Bland, Andrew Siegel
University of Chicago, Argonne National Laboratory

How Much SSD Is Useful for Resilience in Supercomputers
Aiman Fang, Andrew A. Chien
University of Chicago, Argonne National Laboratory


Umbrella: A Portable Environment Creator for Reproducible Computing on Clusters, Clouds, and Grids
Haiyan Meng, Douglas Thain
University of Notre Dame


Poster Session II
(3:00-3:45 pm & 5:00-5:30 pm)


Mobile Computing (Poster Session II)

Middleware for Collaborative Distributed/Mobile Applications: XMPP or Reactive HTTP?
Brian Gathright (co-presenter), Konstantin Laufer, Azizullah Parsa (co-presenter), and George K. Thiruvathukal
Loyola University Chicago

Prospects for Shaping User-centric Mobile Application Workloads to Benefit the Cloud
Maciej Swiech, Huaqian Cai, Peter Dinda, Gang Huang
Northwestern University, Peking University

Polyceph: Distributed Perceptual (3D) Computing
Yun Li, Andrew A. Chien
University of Chicago

GPS Tracking: Timely, Accurate, or Cheap - Pick any Two
A.B.M. Musa, James Biagioni, Jakob Eriksson
University of Illinois at Chicago

Sirius: An Open End-to-End Voice and Vision Personal Assistant and Its Implications for Future Warehouse Scale Computers
Johann Hauswald, Michael A. Laurenzano, Yunqi Zhang, Cheng Li, Austin Rovinski, Arjun Khurana, Ron Dreslinski, Trevor Mudge, Vinicius Petrucci, Lingjia Tang, Jason Mars
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor



Security and Privacy (Poster Session II)

Smart Street Lighting System: A New Platform for Smart City Applications and A New Frontier of Cyber Security
Dong (Kevin) Jin, Christopher Hannon, Haohua Du, Pablo Luis Cortes Costa, Andrei Dumitru, Suhas Basarkod, Peter Olson, Patrick Burgess and Mohammad Shahidehpour
Illinois Institute of Technology

Data Confidentiality and Integrity
Scott A. Carr and Mathias Payer
Purdue University

ARUNA : A Tool for Annotation Driven Program Optimizations
Rigel Gjomemo, Kedar S. Namjoshi, Phu H. Phung, V.N. Venkatakrishnan, Niko Zarzani, Lenore Zuck
University of Illinois at Chicago, Bell Labs

MACE - Detecting Privilege Escalation Vulnerabilities in Web Applications
Maliheh Monshizadeh, Prasad Naldurg, V.N. Venkatakrishnan
University of Illinois at Chicago, IBM India

Every Second Counts: Quantifying the Negative Externalities of Cybercrime via Typosquatting
Mohammad Taha Khan, Xiang Huo, Zhou Li & Chris Kanich
University of Illinois at Chicago, RSA Lab

EKHunter: A Counter-Offensive Toolkit for Exploit Kit Infiltration
Birhanu Eshete, Abeer Alhuzali, Maliheh Monshizadeh, Phillip Porras, V. N. Venkatakrishnan, Vinod Yegneswaran
University of Illinois at Chicago, SRI International

A Placement Vulnerability Study in Multi-Tenant Public Clouds
Venkatanathan Varadarajan, Yinqian Zhang, Thomas Ristenpart, Michael Swift
University of Wisconsin, Madison




Software and Cloud Dependability, Scalability, Consistency (Poster Session II)

Statistical Debugging for Real-World Performance Problems
Linhai Song, Shan Lu
University of Chicago

What Bugs Live in the Cloud? A Study of 3000+ Issues in Cloud Systems
Haryadi S. Gunawi, Mingzhe Hao, Tanakorn Leesatapornwongsa, Tiratat Patana-anake
University of Chicago

The Tail at Store: Understanding Tail Latencies at the Storage
Mingzhe Hao, Gokul Soundararajan, Deepak Kenchammana, Haryadi Gunawi
University of Chicago, NetApp

Enhancing Cloud Elasticity Via Software Performance Test Automation and Learning
Mark Grechanik, Md Abu Naser Bikas, and Abdullah Alourani
University of Illinois at Chicago

High Performance Determinism with Total Store Order Consistency
Timothy Merrifield
University of Illinois at Chicago

Probabilistic CAP and Timely Adaptive Key-value Stores
Muntasir Raihan Rahman, Lewis Tseng, Son Nguyen, Indranil Gupta, Nitin Vaidya
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Morphus: Supporting Online Reconfigurations in Sharded NoSQL Systems
Mainak Ghosh, Wenting Wang, Gopalakrishna Holla, Indranil Gupta
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Dynamic Job Expansion in Galaxy and Makeflow
Nicholas Hazekamp, Joseph Sarro, Olivia Choudhury, Sandra Gesing, Scott Emrich, Douglas Thain
University of Notre Dame





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