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Papers

   

2010

Capping the Brown Energy Consumption of Internet Services at Low Cost. K. Le, O. Bilgir, R. Bianchini, M. Martonosi, T. D. Nguyen. Proceedings of the First International Green Computing Conference,2010. Winner of the Best Paper Award. Longer version published as "Managing the Cost, Energy Consumption, and Carbon Footprint of Internet Services". Technical Report 639, Department of Computer Science, Rutgers University, July 2008, Revised December 2009

Managing the Cost, Energy Consumption, and Carbon Footprint of Internet Services. Kien Le, Ozlem Bilgir, Ricardo Bianchini, Margaret Martonosi, Thu D. Nguyen. Poster abstract, ACM SIGMETRICS 2010, June 2010.

2009

Flexible Querying of Personal Information, Amelie Marian, Wei Wang, IEEE Data Engineering Bulletin. 32(2): 20-27 (2009)

Cost- and Energy-Aware Load Distribution Across Data Centers. K. Le, R. Bianchini, M. Martonosi, T. D. Nguyen. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Power Aware Computing and Systems (HotPower), October 2009.

Model-Based Validation for Internet Services. A. Tjang, F. Oliveira, R. Bianchini, R. P. Martin, T. D. Nguyen. To appear in Proceedings of the 28th International Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS), September 2009.

2008

Fuzzy Multi-Dimensional Search in the Wayfinder File System. Christopher Peery, Wei Wang, Amelie Marian, and Thu D. Nguyen. Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Date Engineering (ICDE - Demo Track), April 2008.

Multi-Dimensional Search for Personal Information Management Systems. Christopher Peery, Wei Wang, Amelie Marian, and Thu D. Nguyen. In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT), March 2008.

2007

A Cost-Effective Distributed File Service with QoS Guarantees. Kien Le, Ricardo Bianchini, Thu D. Nguyen. In Proceedings of the ACM/IFIP/Usenix 8th International Middleware Conference, November 2007.

2006

Reducing the Availability Management Overheads of Federated Content Sharing Systems. CHristopher Peery, F. M. Cuenca-Acuna, and Thu. D. Nguyen. In Proceedings of the 25th Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS), October 2006.

2005

A Simple Ray-Sector Signal Strength Model for Indoor 802.11 Networks. Xiaoyan Li, Richard P. Martin. in Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems (MASS), Nov. 2005.

Enforcing Enterprise-wide Policies Over Standard Client-Server Interactions. Z. He, T. Phan, T. D. Nguyen. In Proceedings of the 24th Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS), October 2005.

2004

Understanding and Dealing with Operator Mistakes in Internet Services. Kiran Nagaraja, Fabio Oliveira, Ricardo Bianchini, Richard P. Martin, Thu D. Nguyen. To appear in Proceedings of the 6th Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation (OSDI '04), San Francisco, CA, Dec, 2004.

Using Area-based Presentations and Metrics for Localization Systems in Wireless LANs. Eiman Elnahrawy, Xiaoyan Li, Richard P. Martin. In Proceedings of Fourth International IEEE Workshop on Wireless Local Networks (WLN), Tampa, Florida, Nov, 2004.

Active Tapes: Bus-Based Sensor Networks.  Andrew Tjang, Michael Pagliorola, Hiral Patel, Xiaoyan Li, Richard P. Martin. In Proceedings of The First IEEE Workshop on Embedded Networked Sensors (EmNetS-I) - short paper, Tampa, Florida, Nov, 2004.

Self-Managing Federated Services. F. M. Cuenca-Acuna and T. D. Nguyen. In Proceedings of the 23rd Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS), Florianopolis, Brazil, October 2004.

State Maintenance and Its Impact on the Performability of Multi-tiered Internet Services. G. Gama, K. Nagaraja, R. Bianchini, R. P. Martin, W. Meira Jr.and T. D. Nguyen. In Proceedings of the 23rd Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS), Florianopolis, Brazil, October 2004

Using Adaptive Range Control to Maximize 1-Hop Broadcast Coverage in Dense Wireless Networks. Xiaoyan Li, Thu D. Nguyen, Richard P. Martin. In Proceedings of the 1st IEEE International Conference on Sensor and Ad hoc Communications and Networks (SECON 2004), Santa Clara, CA, October 2004.

The Limits of Localization Using Signal Strength: A Comparative Study (Best Paper). Eiman Elnahrawy, Xiaoyan Li, Richard Martin. In Proceedings of the 1st IEEE International Conference on Sensor and Ad hoc Communications and Networks (SECON 2004), Santa Clara, CA, October 2004.

Wayfinder: Navigating and Sharing Information in a Decentralized World. Christopher Peery, F. M. Cuenca-Acuna, Thu D Nguyen, and Richard P Martin. In Proceedings of Second International Workshop On Databases, Information Systems and Peer-to-Peer Computing (DBISP2P) (collocated with VLDB 2004), August 2004.

An Analytic Model Predicting the Optimal Range for Maximizing 1-HopBroadcast Coverage in Dense Wireless Networks.
Xiaoyan Li, Thu D. Nguyen, Richard P. Martin. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on AD-HOC Networks & Wireless (ADHOC-NOW), Vancouver, Canada, July 2004.

2003

Autonomous Replication for High Availability in Unstructured P2P Systems.  F. M. Cuenca-Acuna,  R. P. Martin, and T. D. Nguyen. In Proceedings of the 22nd Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS), October 2003

Compiler Directed Program-fault Coverage for Highly Available Java Internet Services.  Chen Fu, Richard P. Martin, Kiran Nagaraja, Thu D. Nguyen, Barbara G. Ryder, David G. Wonnacott. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN, IPDS track), San Francisco, CA, June 2003.

PlanetP: Using Gossiping to Build Content Addressable Peer-to-Peer Information Sharing Communities.  F. M. Cuenca-Acuna, C. Peery, R. P. Martin, and T. D. Nguyen. In Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on High Performance Distributed Computing (HPDC), June 2003.

Quantifying and Improving the Availability of Cooperative Cluster-Based Internet Services.   Kiran Nagaraja, Neeraj Krishnan, Ricardo Bianchini, Richard P. Martin, Thu D. Nguyen. In Proceedings of Super Computing (SC-2003), November 2003.

Using Fault Injection to Evaluate the Performability of Cluster-Based Services.   Kiran Nagaraja, Xiaoyan Li, Bin Zhang, Ricardo Bianchini, Richard P. Martin, Thu D. Nguyen. In Proceedings of the 4th USENIX Symposium on Internet Technologies and Systems (USITS), Seattle, WA, March 2003.

Evaluating the Impact of Communication Architecture on the Performability of Cluster-Based Services. Kiran Nagaraja, Neeraj Krishnan, Ricardo Bianchini, Richard P. Martin, Thu D. Nguyen. In Proceedings of the HPCA-9 - Ninth International Symposium on High Performance Computer Architecture. Anaheim, California, February 8-12, 2003.

2002

Using Fault Model Enforcement to Improve Availability. Kiran Nagaraja, Ricardo Bianchini, Richard P. Martin, Thu D. Nguyen. In Proceedings of the EASY 2002 - Second Workshop on Evaluating and Architecting System dependability - held in conjunction with ASPLOS-X , San Jose , October, 2002

PlanetP: Using Gossiping and Random Replication to Support Reliable Peer-to-Peer Content Search and Retrieval.  F. M. Cuenca-Acuna,  R. P. Martin, and T. D. Nguyen. DCS-TR-494, Department of Computer Science, Rutgers University. July 2002. (This is a short position paper)

Text-Based Content Search and Retrieval in ad hoc P2P Communities Francisco Matias Cuenca-Acuna and T. D. Nguyen. DCS-TR-483, Department of Computer Science, Rutgers University,  In proceedings of The International Workshop on Peer-to-Peer Computing, May 2002.

Mendosus: A SAN-Based Fault-Injection Test-Bed for the Construction of Highly Available Network Services. Bin Zhang, Kiran Nagaraja, Xiaoyan Li, Richard Martin, Thu D. Nguyen. In Proceedings of SAN-1, Novel Uses of System Area Networks, Cambridge, MA, Feb 2002.

2001

PlanetP: Infrastructure Support for P2P Information Sharing Francisco Matias Cuenca-Acuna, C. Peery, R. P. Martin, and T. D. Nguyen. DCS-TR-465, Department of Computer Science, Rutgers University, November 2001.

The Shape of Failure. Taliver Heath, Richard P. Martin, Thu D. Nguyen.  In Proceedings of the EASY 2001 - First Workshop on Evaluating and Architecting System dependability, July 2001.

Component-Based Construction of Scalable Internet Services.  Richard Martin, Kiran Nagaraja, Thu D. Nguyen, Department of Computer Science, Rutgers University, In Proceedings of the EASY 2001 - First Workshop on Evaluating and Architecting System dependability, July 2001.

Cooperative Caching Middleware for Cluster-Based Servers Francisco Matias Cuenca-Acuna and T. D. Nguyen. In Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on High Performance Distributed Computing (HPDC), August 2001.

Performability Modeling and Analysis of Fault Tolerance Support in Communication Protocol.  S. Kaur, R. Martin, and T. D. Nguyen.  Rutgers University, Department of Computer Science, Technical Report (MS thesis), in preparation.

DRRRRaW: A Prototype Distributed 3D Real-Time Rendering Toolkit for Commodity Clusters.  T. D. Nguyen, C. Peery, and J. Zahorjan.  To appear as long paper in Proceedings of the International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS), May 2001.

Quantifying the Impact of Architectural Scaling on Communication.  T. Heath, S. Kaur, R. Martin, and T. D. Nguyen.  In Proceedings of the Seventh International Symposium on High Performance Computer Architecture (HPCA), January 2001.

2000

Scalable Fault-Tolerant Distributed Shared Memory.  F. Sultan, T. D. Nguyen, and L. Iftode.  In Proceedings of Super Computing 2000, November 2000.

Law-Governed Internet Communities.  X. Ao, N. Minsky, T. D. Nguyen, and V. Ungureanu.  In Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Coordination Models and Languages, September 2000.

Image Layer Decomposition for Distributed Rendering on NOWs.  T. D. Nguyen and J. Zahorjan.  In Proceedings of the International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS), May 2000.

 

Conference Presentation

NMADS I

NMADS II

NMADS III

HPCA-7

IPDPS 2001

HPDC-10

HPCA-9