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PhD Proposal Presentation

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 3:00 PM in Rice 242 John Hott Advisor: Worthy Martin Attending Faculty: Alfred Weaver, Gabriel Robins, Luther Tychonievich, Jeffrey Holt (minor representative) Evolving Networks: Structure & Dynamics ABSTRACT Network analysis, especially social network analytics, has become widespread with the growing amount of linked data available. Many researchers have started to consider…

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PhD Proposal Presentation

Monday, February 29, 2016 9:00 AM in Rice 504 In Kee Kim Advisor: Marty Humphrey Attending Faculty: Alfred Weaver, Yanjun Qi, Hongning Wang, Byungkyu Brian Park (Civil Engineering at UVA) Title:  Proactive Resource Management to Ensure Predictable End-to-End Performance for Cloud Applications ABSTRACT: Public IaaS clouds have become an essential infrastructure for many organizations to run their…

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PhD Proposal Presentation

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 11:00 AM in Rice 504 Md Anindya Prodhan Advisor: Andrew Grimshaw Attending Faculty: Alfred Weaver (Committee Chair), Kamin Whitehouse, Malathi Veeraraghavan and Federico Ciliberto (Minor Representative) Title: Market Based on-Demand Computing in Co-operative Grid Environment (CG-Market) ABSTRACT: Computational and data scientists at universities have heterogeneous job resource requirements. Most universities maintain…

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PhD Qualifying Exam Presentation

Monday, February 29, 2016 10:00 AM in Rice 314 Soheil Nematihaji Advisor & Chair:Mohammad Mahmoody Attending Faculty: David Evans, Gabriel Robins, abhi shelat. Title:On the Power of Algebraic Tools in Code Obfuscation ABSTRACT: Obfuscating programs to make them “unintelligible” while preserving their functionality is one of the most sought after holy grails in cryptography due…

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