Computer Science Faculty
2015-2016 Academic Year Publications

(7/1/2015 – 6/30/2016)

  1. W. Dai, G. Varma, R Scheidegger, D.C. Alsop. "Quantifying fluctuations of resting state networks using arterial spin labeling perfusion MRI", Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism 36(3):463-473, Nov. 2015.
  2. M. Cavallari, W. Dai, C.R.G. Guttmann, D.S. Meier, L.H. Ngo, T.T. Hshieh, "Neural substrates of vulnerability to postsurgical delirium as revealed by presurgical diffusion MRI", Brain, Feb, 2016.
  3. P.M. Robson, A.J. Madhuranthakam, M.P. Smith, M.R.M. Sun, W. Dai,"Volumetric Arterial Spin-labeled Perfusion Imaging of the Kidneys with a Three-dimensional Fast Spin Echo Acquisition", Academic radiology 23 (2): 144-154, Feb. 2016
  4. Alkharabsheh, S., Fernandes, J., Gebrehiwot, B., Agonafer, D., Ghose, K., Ortega, A., Joshi, Y., Sammakia, B., “Brief Overview of Recent Developments in Thermal Management in Data Centers,” ASME Journal of Electronic Packaging, Vol. 137, No. 4, Sept. 2015.
  5. Garcia, A., Mattison, E., & Ghose, K. “High-speed vision-based autonomous indoor navigation of a quadcopter,” in Proc. Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS), 2015. International Conference on (pp. 338-347). IEEE. Publication date: 09/Jun/15
  6. Afram, F., & Ghose, K. “Flexcore: A Reconfigurable Processor Supporting Flexible, Dynamic Morphing,” in Proc. IEEE Int’l. Conf. on High-Performance Computing, pp.30-39, doi:10.1109/HiPC.2015.37.
  7. Chauhan, A., Sammakia, B., & Ghose, K. (2015, March). “Transient power analysis to estimate the thermal time lag of a microprocessor hot spot,” in Proc. Thermal Measurement, Modeling & Management Symposium (SEMI-THERM), March 2015, pp.75-81.
  8. Stachecki, T.J., & Ghose, K., “Short-term Load Prediction and Energy-Aware Load Balancing for Data Centers Serving Online Requests,” in Proc. Resource-Efficient Cloud Computing Workshop, held in conjunction with Intl. Symposium on Computer Architecture (peer-reviewed, 27% acceptance rate), June 2015.
  9. Alissa, H. A., Nemati, K., U Puvvadi, U., Sammakia, B. G., Ghose, K., Seymour, M. J., Tipton, R., Ken Schneebeli, K., “Empirical analysis of blower cooling failure in containment: Effects on IT performance,” Proc. 15th IEEE Intersociety Conference on Thermal and Thermomechanical Phenomena in Electronic Systems (ITherm), May 2016, pp. 1426-1434.
  10. Nemati, K., Alissa, H.A., Puvvadi, U., Murray, B. T., Sammakia, B., Ghose, K., “Experimental characterization of a Rear Door Heat exchanger with localized containment,” Proc. 15th IEEE Intersociety Conference on Thermal and Thermomechanical Phenomena in Electronic Systems (ITherm), May 2016, pp.710-719.
  11. Alissa, H.A., Nemati, K., Sammakia, B. G., Ghose, K., Seymour, M., King, D. and Tipton, R., “Ranking and Optimization of CAC and HAC Leakage Using Pressure Controlled Models,” Proc. ASME 2015 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE), Nov. 2015.
  12. U. Deshpande, D. Chan, T-Y. Guh, J. Edouard, K. Gopalan, N. Bila, “Agile Live Migration of Virtual Machines”, In International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (IPDPS), May 2016. (Acceptance Rate: 23%).
  13. Dan Williams, Yaohui Hu, Umesh Deshpande, Nilton Bila, Kartik Gopalan, Hani Jamjoom, "Enabling Efficient Hypervisor-as-a-Service Clouds with Ephemeral Virtualization", In International Conference on Virtual Execution Environments (VEE), April 2016.
  14. Tianlin Li, Yaohui Hu, Ping Yang, Kartik Gopalan, "Privacy-preserving Virtual Machines", 31th Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC), Dec. 2015, Los Angeles, CA.
  15. Yaohui Hu, Sanket Panhale, Tianlin Li, Emine Ugur Kaynar, Danny Chan, Umesh Deshpande, Ping Yang, Kartik Gopalan, "Performance Analysis of Encryption in Securing the Live Migration of Virtual Machines", In IEEE Cloud, Jun 2015.
  16. Umesh Deshpande, Danny Chan, Steven Chan, Kartik Gopalan, Nilton Bila, "Scatter-Gather Live Migration of Virtual Machines", In IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, September 2015, DOI: 10.1109/TCC.2015.2481424
  17. Pankaj Saha, Madhusudhan Govindaraju, Suresh Marru, Marlon E. Pierce: Integrating Apache Airavata with Docker, Marathon, and Mesos. Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience 28(7): 1952-1959, March 2016.
  18. Elif Dede, Bedri Sendir, Pinar Kuzlu, John Richard Weachock, Madhusudhan Govindaraju, Lavanya Ramakrishnan, “Processing Cassandra Datasets with Hadoop-Streaming Based Approaches”, IEEE Transactions on Services Computing (TSC) 9(1):46-58, 2016.
  19. Jessica Hartog, Renan Delvalle, Madhusudhan Govindaraju, Michael J. Lewis: Performance Analysis of Adapting a MapReduce Framework to Dynamically Accommodate Heterogeneity. Transactions on Large-Scale Data- and Knowledge-Centered Systems (TLSDKCS) 20:108-130 Dec. 2015.
  20. F. Chai, T. Zhu, K. D. Kang, A Link-Correlation-Aware Cross-Layer Protocol for IoT Devices, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC '16), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 23 - 27, 2016.
  21. G. Chen, K. D. Kang, "Win-Fit: Efficient Intersection Management via Dynamic Vehicle Batching and Scheduling," IEEE International Conference on Connected Vehicles and Expo (ICCVE '15), Shenzhen, China, October 19 - 23, 2015.
  22. L. Chen, K. D. Kang, "A Framework for Real-Time Information Derivation from Big Sensor Data," 12th IEEE International Conference on Embedded Software and Systems (ICESS '15), New York, USA, August 24 - 26, 2015.
  23. Y. Zhou, K. D. Kang, "Deadline Assignment and Feedback Control for Differentiated Real-Time Data Services", IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Volume 27, Issue 12, pages 3245-3257, December, 2015.
  24. U. L. N. Puvvadi, K. Di Benedetto, A. Patil, K. D. Kang, Y. Park, "Cost-Effective Security Support in Real-Time Video Surveillance", IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, Volume 11, Issue 6, pages 1457 - 1465, December, 2015.
  25. Haris Ribic and Yu David Liu, “AEQUITAS: Coordinated Energy Management Across Parallel Applications,” In Proceedings of the International Conference on Supercomputing (ICS), June 2016.
  26. Kai Wang, Guoqing Xu, Zhendong Su, Yu David Liu. "GraphQ: Graph Query Processing with Abstraction Refinement," USENIX ATC, 2015.
  27. Yuheng Long, Yu David Liu, Hridesh Rajan, "Intensional Effect Polymorphism," ECOOP, 2015.
  28. Mengbai Xiao, Yao Liu, Lei Guo, Songqing Chen. “Reducing Display Power Consumption for Real-time Video Calls on Mobile Devices”, 2015 International Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED), July 2015.
  29. Jian Li, Zhenhua Li, Yao Liu, Zhi-Li Zhang. “Twin Clouds Make Smoothness for Transoceanic Video Telephony”, The 44th International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP), Sept. 2015.
  30. Zhenhua Li, Christo Wilson, Tianyin Xu, Yao Liu, Zhen Lu, and Yinlong Wang. “Offline Downloading in China: A Comparative Study”, The 15th ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC), Oct. 2015.
  31. Yao Liu, Mengbai Xiao, Ming Zhang, Xin Li, Mian Dong, Zhan Ma, Zhenhua Li, Songqing Chen. “GoCAD: GPU-Assisted Online Content Adaptive Display Power Saving for Mobile Devices in Internet Streaming”, The 25th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW), April 2016. (Acceptance rate: 16%)
  32. Qingyuan Liu, Eduard Dragut, Arjun Mukherjee, and Weiyi Meng. “FLORIN - A System to Support (Near) Real-Time Applications on User Generated Content for Daily News.” International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB), Demo Paper, pp.1944-1947, Hawaii, September 2015.
  33. Jing Wang, Clement Yu, Philip Yu, Bing Liu, and Weiyi Meng. “Diversionary Comments under Blog Posts.” ACM Transactions on the Web (TWEB), 9(4):18, October 2015.
  34. Liang Zhu, Qin Ma, Weiyi Meng, Mingqian Yang, and Fang Yuan. “An Experimental Evaluation of Aggregation Algorithms for Processing Top-K Queries.” 15th IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Technology (CIT-2015), pp.326-333, Liverpool, England, UK, October 2015.
  35. Xian Li, Weiyi Meng, Clement Yu. “Verification of Fact Statements with Multiple Truthful Alternatives.” 12th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies (WEBIST), Rome, Italy, April 2016.
  36. Wensheng Wu, Weiyi Meng, Weifeng Su, Quangyou Zhou, Yao-Yi Chiang. “Q2P: Discovering Query Templates via Autocompletion.” ACM Transactions on the Web (TWEB), 10(2):10, May 2016.
  37. Jeff Bush, Khaled Z. Mahmoud, Mohammad A. Khasawneh, Timothy N. Miller, “NyuziRaster: Optimizing Rasterizer Performance and Energy in the Nyuzi Open Source GPU,” International Symposium on Performance Analysis of Systems and Software (ISPASS), April 2016, Uppsala, Sweden.
  38. Khaled Khasawneh, Meltem Ozsoy, Caleb Donovick, Nael Abu-Ghazaleh and Dmitry Ponomarev. “Ensemble Learning for Low-level Hardware-Supported Malware Detection.” 18th International Symposium on Research in Attacks, Intrusions and Defenses (RAID), Kyoto, Japan, November 2015, pp.3-25. 
  39. Dmitry Evtyushkin, Dmitry Ponomarev and Nael Abu-Ghazaleh. “Covert Channels through Branch Predictors: A Feasibility Study.”  4th Workshop on Hardware and Architecture Support for Security and Privacy (HASP), held in conjunction with ISCA, Portland, OR, June 2015. 
  40. Dmitry Evtyushkin, Dmitry Ponomarev, Nael Abu-Ghazaleh. “Understanding and Mitigating Covert Channels through Branch Predictors.” ACM Transactions on Architecture and Code Optimization (ACM TACO), Vol. 13, Issue 1, March 2016.
  41. Mehmet Kayaalp, Nael Abu-Ghazaleh, Dmitry Ponomarev, Aamer Jaleel, "A High-Resolution Side-Channel Attack on Last Level Cache”, 53rd Design Automation Conference (DAC), Austin, TX, June 2016. Best Paper Nominee
  42. Jesse Elwell, Ryan Riley, Nael Abu-Ghazaleh, Dmitry Ponomarev, Iliano Cervesato. “Rethinking Memory Permissions for Protection Against Cross-Layer Attacks.” ACM Transactions on Architecture and Code Optimization (ACM TACO), Volume 12, Issue 4, Article No.56, December 2015.
  43. Qian Feng, Aravind Prakash, Minghua Wang, Curtis Carmony and Heng Yin. “ORIGEN: Automatic Extraction of Offset-Revealing Instructions for Cross-Version Memory Analysis”. In Proceedings of the 11th ACM Asia Conference on Computer and Communications Security (AsiaCCS’16), Xi’an, China, May 2016.
  44. Aravind Prakash and Heng Yin. “Defeating ROP Through Denial of Stack Pivot.” Proceedings of Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC’15), Los Angeles, CA, December 2015.
  45. Chenyang Lu, Abusayeed Saifullah, Bo Li, Mo Sha, Humberto Gonzalez, Dolvara Gunatilaka, Chengjie Wu, Lanshun Nie, and Yixin Chen. “Real-Time Wireless Sensor-Actuator Networks for Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems.” Proceedings of the IEEE, Special Issue on Industrial Cyber Physical Systems, Vol. 104, Issue 5, pp. 1013-1024, May 2016.
  46. Chengjie Wu, Dolvara Gunatilaka, Abusayeed Saifullah, Mo Sha, Paras Babu Tiwari, Chenyang Lu, Yixin Chen. “Maximizing Network Lifetime of WirelessHART Networks under Graph Routing.” IEEE International Conference on Internet-of-Things Design and Implementation (IoTDI'16), April 2016 (acceptance ratio: 20.8%).
  47. Abusayeed Saifullah, Dolvara Gunatilaka, Paras Tiwari, Mo Sha, Chenyang Lu, Bo Li, Chengjie Wu, and Yixin Chen. “Schedulability Analysis under Graph Routing in WirelessHART Networks.” IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS'15), December 2015 (acceptance ratio: 22.5%)
  48. Jianli Pan, Raj Jain, Subharthi Paul, Tam Vu, Abusayeed Saifulla, Mo Sha. “An Internet of Things Framework for Smart Energy in Buildings: Designs, Prototype, and Experiments.” IEEE Internet of Things Journal, Vol. 2, Issue 6, pp. 527-537, December 2015.
  49. Cagdas Karatas, Luyang Liu, Hongyu Li, Jian Liu, Yan Wang, Sheng Tan, Jie Yang, Yingying Chen, Marco Gruteser, Richard Martin. “Leveraging Wearables for Steering and Driver Tracking.” IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), April 2016.
  50. Chen Wang, Xiaonan Guo, Yan Wang, Yingying Chen, Bo Liu. “Friend or Foe? Your Wearable Devices Reveal Your Personal PIN.” The 11th ACM Symposium on Information, Computer and Communications Security (ASIACCS), May 2016.
  51. Shaun Canavan, Peng Liu, Xing Zhang, and Lijun Yin. “Landmark Localization on 3D/4D Range Data Using a Shape Index-Based Statistical Shape Model with Global and Local Constraints.” Computer Vision and Image Understanding (Special issue on Shape Representations Meet Visual Recognition), Vol. 139, Oct. 2015. P136-148.
  52. S. Canavan, L. Yin, P. Liu, and X. Zhang, “Feature Detection and Tracking on Geometric Mesh Data Using a Combined Global and Local Shape Model for Face and Facial Expression Analysis.” International Conference of Biometrics, Theory, Applications and Systems, (BTAS’15), Sept., 2015.
  53. X. Zhang, U. Ciftci, and L. Yin. “Mouth Gesture based Emotion Awareness and Interaction in Virtual Reality.” ACM SIGGRAPH, August 2015.
  54. X. Zhang, Z. Zhang, D. Hipp, L. Yin, and P. Gerhardstein, “Perception Driven 3D Facial Expression Analysis Based on Reverse Correlation and Normal Component”, AAAC 6th International Conference on Affective Computing and intelligent Interaction (ACII 2015) (Association for the Advancement of Affective Computing), Sept. 2015.
  55. Z. Zhang, J. Girard, Y. Wu, X. Zhang, P. Liu, U. Ciftci, S. Canavan, M. Reale, A. Horowitz, H. Yang, J. Cohn, Q. Ji, and L. Yin,  Multimodal Spontaneous Emotion Corpus for Human Behavior Analysis, IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 2016 (acceptance rate 25%)
  56. S. Tulyakov, X. Alameda-Pineda, E. Ricci, L. Yin, N. Sebe, and J. Cohn, Self-Adaptive Matrix Completion for Heart Rate Estimation from Face Videos under Realistic Conditions, IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 2016 (acceptance rate 4% for oral)
  57. Hongxu Zhang, Yufeng Wang, Chiu C. Tan, Yifan Zhang. "mQual: A Mobile Peer-to-Peer Network Framework Supporting Quality of Service", IEEE ICDCS 2015, poster session, June 29 - July 2, 2015. 
  58. Ed Novak, Yutao Tang, Zijiang Hao, Qun Li, Yifan Zhang, "Physical Media Covert Channels on Smart Mobile Devices", ACM Ubicomp 2015, Osaka, Japan, Sep. 7-11, 2015.
  59. Xin Zhang and Yongshu Bai, Yifan Zhang, "Uses of Hardware Virtualization for Secure and Trusted Computing: A Review", Smart Computing Review, vol.5, no.4, August 2015.
  60. Chunhua Shen, Xi Li, Anthony R. Dick, Zhongfei Zhang, Yueting Zhang, “Online Metric-Weighted Linear Representations for Robust Visual Tracking”, IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, IEEE Computer Society Press, Volume 38, Number 5, Pages 931 - 950, May 2016.
  61. Xueyi Zhao, Xi Li, Zhongfei Zhang, “Joint Structural Learning to Rank with Deep Linear Feature Learning”, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Volume 27, Number 10, Pages 2756 - 2769, Oct 2015.
  62. Zhouzhou He, Zhongfei Zhang, Chunming Chen, and Zhenggang Wang, “E-Commerce Business Model Mining and Prediction,” Frontiers of Information Technology and Electronic Engineering, Springer, Volume 16, Number 9, Pages 707-719, Sept 2015.
  63. Shuangfei Zhai, Keng-Hao Chang, Ruofei (Bruce) Zhang, and Zhongfei (Mark) Zhang, “Attention Based Recurrent Neural Networks for Online Advertising”, Proc. ACM International Conference on WWW, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, April, 2016, (25% acceptance rate).
  64. Shuangfei Zhai and Zhongfei (Mark) Zhang, “Semi-supervised Auto encoder for Sentiment Analysis”, Proc. AAAI International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Phoenix, AZ, USA, February, 2016, (26% acceptance rate).
  65. Yingming Li, Ming Yang, and Zhongfei (Mark) Zhang, “Learning with Marginalized Corrupted Features and Labels Together”, Proc. AAAI International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Phoenix, AZ, USA, February, 2016, (26% acceptance rate).
  66. Yi Xu, Yilin Zhu, Zhongfei (Mark) Zhang, Yaqing Zhang, Philip S. Yu, “Convex Approximation to the Integral Mixture Models Using Step Functions”, Proc. IEEE International Conference on Data Mining, Atlantic City, NJ, USA, November, 2015, (8.4% acceptance rate).
  67. Yi Xu, Zhongfei (Mark) Zhang, Yaqing Zhang, Philip S. Yu, “Sensor Network Partitioning based on Homogeneity”, Proc. IEEE International Conference on Data Science and Analytical Analysis, Paris, France, October, 2015, (22% acceptance rate).
  68. Zhong Ji, Yunlong Yu,  Yanwei Pang, Yingming Li, Zhongfei Zhang, “Marginal Fisher Regression Classification for Face Recognition”, Proc. Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia, Gwangju, Korea, September, 2015.
  69. Xueyi Zhao, Xi Li, and Zhongfei Zhang, “Multimedia Retrieval via Deep Learning to Rank”, Proc. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Quebec City, Canada, September, 2015.
  70. Siliang Tang, Fei Wu, Si Li, and Zhongfei (Mark) Zhang, “Sketch the Storyline with CHARCOAL: a Non-parametric Approach”, Proc. International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Buenos Aires, Argentina, July, 2015, (28.8% acceptance rate).
  71. (Book) J. Nepkie, J. Aini, R. DeCarlo, D. DiRienzo, T. Good, F. Hildebrand, D. Pesta, William Ziegler; Internships and Co-ops: A Guide for Planning, Implementation, and Assessment; State University of New York, May, 2016;

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