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June 28, 2012

Best Paper Award Presented at ICDCS 2012

Congratulations to PhD students Yongmin Tan, Hiep Nguyen and Zhiming Shen; Dr. Xiaohui (Helen) Gu, assistant professor of computer science in the NC State Department of Computer Science; and Deepak Rajan and Chitra Venkatramani, of the IBM T.J. Watson Research Labs, for winning the Best Paper Award at the 32nd International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS) 2012 held in Macau, China on June 18-21, 2012.
In their winning paper, titled “PREPARE:  Predictive Performance Anomaly Prevention for Virtualized Cloud Systems,” the team presents a novel PREdictive Performance Anomaly PREvention (PREPARE) system that provides automatic performance anomaly prevention for virtualized cloud computing infrastructures.  The paper was selected best of 71 accepted papers out of 515 submitted papers.  To read the award-winning paper, click here.
About ICDCS 2012:  The conference provides a forum for scientists and engineers in academia, industry and government to present their latest research findings in any aspects of distributed computing.  Topics of particular interest include, but are not limited to:  algorithms and theory, cloud computing systems, data management, distributed OS and middleware, fault tolerance and dependability, network/web/P2P protocols and applications, security and privacy, and wireless, mobile, sensor and ubiquitous computing.  For more information on the ICDCS 2012 conference, click here.


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