Best Papers and Posters

The following papers and posters have been selected by their respective committees as best-of-class and deserving of awards or finalist status.

Criteria considered in these selections include:

  • Novelty
  • Impact
  • Presentation
  • Response to questions

Each awards committee attended the relevant presentations, met and discussed each candidate author or group, and considered the above criteria along with previously conducted reviews.

2017 Awards:



UCC 2017:

Best Paper:
“Scheduling Scientific Workloads in Private Cloud: Problems and Approaches” by Dalibor Klusacek, Boris Parak, Gabriela Podolnikova and Andras Urge

Best Student Paper:
“Is Singularity-based Container Technology Ready for Running MPI Applications on HPC Clouds?” by Jie Zhang, Xiaoyi Lu and Dhabaleswar Panda

Other meritorious papers selected for finalist status:

• “Adaptive Service Performance Control using Cooperative Fuzzy Reinforcement Learning in Virtualized Environments” by Olumuyiwa Ibidunmoye, Mahshid Helali Moghadam, Ewnetu Bayuh Lakew and Erik Elmroth
• “Reliable and Energy Efficient Resource Provisioning and Allocation in Cloud Computing” by Yogesh Sharma, Bahman Javadi, Weisheng Si and Daniel Sun
• “RT-SANE: Real Time Security Aware Scheduling on the Network Edge”, By Anil Singh, Nitin Auluck, Omer Rana, Andrew Jones and Surya Nepal


BDCAT 2017:

Best Paper:
“Victream: Computing Framework for Out-of-Core Processing on Multiple GPUs” by Jun Suzuki, Yuki Hayashi, Masaki Kan, Shinya Miyakawa, Takashi Takenaka, Takuya Araki, Masaru Kitsuregawa

Best Student Paper:
“Characterizing Time Series Data Diversity for Wind Forcasting” by Cong Feng, Erol Kevin Chartan, Bri-Mathias Hodge, Jie Zhang

Other meritorious papers selected for finalist status:

• “Quantitative Verification of Social Media Networks: The Case Study of Twitter” by Kenneth Johnson, Shahper Vodanovich
• “Active Friending in Online Social Networks” by Jing Yuan, Weili Wu, Yi Li, Dingzhu Du


UCC/BDCAT 2017:

Best Poster:
“Case Study: Clustering Big Stellar Data with EM*" By Hasan Kurban, Can Kockan, Mark Jenne, Mehmet M. Dalkilic

Best Student Poster:
"Benchmarking Automated Hardware Management Technologies for Modern Data Centers and Cloud Environments" by Elham Hojati, Yong Chen, Alan Sill


Congratulations to all authors and finalists in the selection process!

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