CSC801 -- Systems Seminar -- Fall 2012

This is the course webpage for the Fall 2012 systems seminar. The seminar will be held weekly on Fridays from 11am-12n in 3211 EBII. We need volunteers to give talks on (a) your research, (b) practice conference/workshop talks, (c) papers you found interesting and would like to share. If you want to give a talk, please email Vasant Tendulkar (vstendul at and CC Prof. Enck (enck at

Date Time Location Speaker Topic/Title
Friday, August 24, 2012 11am-12n 3211 EBII Dr. Rada Chirkova Reconciling Authorization Policies
Friday, August 31, 2012 11am-12n 3211 EBII Daniel Dean UBL: Unsupervised Behavior Learning for Predicting Performance Anomalies in Virtualized Cloud Systems
Friday, September 7, 2012 11am-12n 3211 EBII Yongpeng Zhang CuNesl: Compiling Nested Data-Parallel Languages for SIMT Architectures
Friday, September 14, 2012 11am-12n 3211 EBII Dr. Tao Xie TBD
Friday, September 21, 2012 - - - No Seminar
Friday, September 28, 2012 11am-12n 3211 EBII TBD TBD
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 10am-11am 3211 EBII Devesh Tiwari Reducing Data Movement Cost using Energy-Efficient Active Computation on SSD
Friday, October 12, 2012 11am-12n 3211 EBII TBD TBD
Friday, October 19, 2012 11am-12n 3211 EBII Dr. Charles Zhang The deterministic user-level replay of concurrent programs.
Monday, October 22, 2012 10am-11am 3211 EBII Dr. Tudor Dumitras Symantec's WINE System for Repeatable, Data-Intensive Experiments in Cyber Security
Friday, November 2, 2012 11am-12n 1229 EBII David Fiala Detection and Correction of Silent Data Corruption for Large-Scale High-Performance Computing
Monday, November 5, 2012 4pm-5pm 3211 EBII Surajit Chaudhuri How different is Big Data?
Monday, November 12, 2012 11:00am-12:00pm 3211 EBII Nikolai Tillmann TouchDevelop Web App: A Touch-first IDE for the Web Created with TypeScript
Friday, November 16, 2012 11am-12n 3211 EBII Vasant Tendulkar Abusing Cloud based Browsers for Fun and Profit
Friday, November 23, 2012 - - - Thanksgiving Break
Monday, November 26, 2012 2pm-3pm 3211 EBII Dr. Suresh Thummalapenta Improving Productivity and Quality in Delivery of Testing Services
Monday, December 10, 2012 2pm-3pm 3300 EBII Dr. Scott Pakin How to Plug In a Supercomputer: Quantifying Power Consumption at Scale