Conference Program


June 3, 2013


8:00am - 8:45 am

Breakfast, registration


8:45am - 9:00am

Opening remarks and best paper award ceremony


9:00 am - 10:00 am

Keynote talk 1: Addressing QoS Challenges: Seeing the Bigger Picture

Prof. Lixia Zhang, University of California, Los Angeles


10:00 am - 10:30 am

Coffee Break


10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Session 1 - Mobile Quality of Service

Session Chair: Wenbo He, McGill University


mBenchLab: Measuring QoE of Web Applications using mobile devices (full paper)

Emmanuel Cecchet (University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA); Robert Sims (University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA); Xin He (University of Massachusetts Amherst,USA); Prashant Shenoy (University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA)


A Cloud-Assisted Energy-Efficient Video Streaming System for Smartphones (full paper)

Mohammad Reza Zakerinasab (University of Calgary, Canada); Mea Wang (University of Calgary, Canada)


Remora: Sensing Resource Sharing Among Smartphone-based Body Sensor Networks (full paper)

Matt Keally (The MITRE Corporation, USA); Gang Zhou (The College of William and Mary, USA); Guoliang Xing (Michigan State University, USA); Jianxin Wu (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm



1:30pm - 3:00pm

Session 2 - Quality of service in cloud computing

Session Chair: Jun Bi, Tsinghua University


Adaptive Data Transmission in the Cloud (full paper)

Wenfei Wu (UW-Madison, USA); Yizheng Chen (UW-Madison, USA); Ramakrishnan Durairajan (UW-Madison, USA); Dongchan Kim (UW-Madison, USA); Ashok Anand (Bell Labs, India); Aditya Akella (UW-Madison, USA)


Optimization and Stabilization of Composite Service Processing in a Cloud System (full paper)

Sheng Di (INRIA, France); Derrick Kondo (INRIA, France); Cho-Li Wang (The University of Hong Kong, China)


Small versus Large: Switch Sizing in Topology Design of Energy-Efficient Data Centers (short paper)

Indra Widjaja (Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, USA); Anwar Walid (Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, USA); Yanbin Luo (Polytechnic Institute of NYU, USA); Yang Xu (Polytechnic Institute of NYU, USA); H. Jonathan Chao (Polytechnic Institute of NYU, USA)


Revenue Maximization with Dynamic Auctions in IaaS Cloud Markets (Short Paper)

Wei Wang (University of Toronto, Canada); Ben Liang (University of Toronto, Canada); Baochun Li (University of Toronto, Canada)


3:00pm - 3:30pm

Coffee Break


3:30pm - 5:15pm

Session 3 Quality of Service in Virtualization

Session Chair: Minseok Kwon, Rochester Institute of Technology


Autonomic Performance and Power Control for Co-located Web Applications on Virtualized Servers (full paper)

Palden Lama (University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, USA); Yanfei Guo (University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, USA); Xiaobo Zhou (University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, USA)


Prioritizing Local Inter-Domain Communication in Xen (full paper)

Sisu Xi (Washington University in Saint Louis, USA); Chong Li (Washington University in Saint Louis, USA); Chenyang Lu (Washington University in Saint Louis, USA); Christopher Gill (Washington University in Saint Louis, USA)


Predictive VM consolidation on multiple resources: beyond load balancing (full paper)

Lei Lu (College of William and Mary, USA); Hui Zhang (NEC Labs America, USA); Evgenia Smirni (College of William and Mary, USA); Guofei Jiang (NEC Labs America, USA); Kenji Yoshihira (NEC Labs America, USA)


Quantifying and Improving I/O Predictability in Virtualized System (Short Paper)

Cheng Li (Rutgers University, USA); Inigo Goiri (Rutgers University, USA); Abhishek Bhattacharjee (Rutgers University, USA); Ricardo Bianchini (Rutgers University, USA); Thu D. Nguyen (Rutgers University, USA)


5:30pm - 6:30pm

Poster Session




Symposium Banquet



June 4, 2013


8:00am - 9:00 am

Breakfast, registration


9:00am - 10:00am

Keynote talk 2: QoS issues in Google cluster management

Dr. John Wilkes, Google


10:00 am - 10:30 am

Coffee Break


10:30 am - 12:00pm

Session 4 - Data Center Quality of Service

Session Chair: Anwar Walid, Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent


A Datacenter Network Tale from a Server’s Perspective (full paper)

Robert Birke (IBM Research Zurich Lab, Zurich, Switzland); Lydia Y. Chen (IBM Research Zurich Lab, Zurich, Switzland); Cyriel Minkenberg (IBM Research Zurich Lab, Zurich, Switzland)


Joint Study on Optimizations of Data Center Deployment, VM Assignment and Migration (full paper)

Yin Li (Tsinghua University, China); Min Yao (Tsinghua University, China); Chuang Lin (Tsinghua University, China)


Exploring the Profit-Reliability Trade-off in Amazon Spot Instance Market: A Better Pricing Mechanism (full paper)

Kai Song (University of Southern California, USA); Yuan Yao (University of Southern California, USA); Leana Golubchik (University of Southern California, USA)


12:00pm - 1:00pm



1:30pm - 3:15pm

Session 5 Network QoS I

Session Chair: Thu Nguyen, Rutgers University


Joint Channel and Delay Aware User Scheduling for Multiuser MIMO system over LTE-A Network (full paper)

Jayeta Biswas (The University of New South Wales, Australia); Ren Ping Liu (CSIRO, Australia); Wei Ni (CSIRO, Australia); Iain B. Collings (CSIRO, Australia); Sanjay K. Jha (The University of New South Wales, Australia)


RPFP: IP Fast ReRoute With Providing Complete Protection And Without Using Tunnels (full paper)

Baobao Zhang (Tsinghua University, China); Jun Bi (Tsinghua University, China); Jianping Wu (Tsinghua University, China)


Multi-Resource Generalized Processor Sharing for Packet Processing (full paper)

Wei Wang (University of Toronto, Canada); Ben Liang (University of Toronto, Canada); Baochun Li (University of Toronto, Canada)


An Enhanced Bloom Filter for Longest Prefix Matching (Short Paper)

Gahyun Park (SUNY Geneseo, USA); Minseok Kwon (Rochester Institute of Technology, USA)


3:15pm - 3:30pm

Coffee Break


3:30pm to 5:00pm

Session 6 Network QoS II

Session Chair: Mea Wang, University of Calgary


Optimising Quality of Information in Data Collection for Mobile Sensor Networks (full paper)

Farshid H. Bijarbooneh (Uppsala University, Sweden); Pierre Flener (Uppsala University, Sweden); Edith Ngai (Uppsala University, Sweden); Justin Pearson (Uppsala University, Sweden)


Modeling and Understanding Burst Transmission Algorithms for Energy Efficient Ethernet (full paper)

Jinli Meng (Tsinghua University, China); Fengyuan Ren (Tsinghua University, China); Wanchun Jiang (Tsinghua University,China); Chuang Lin (Tsinghua University, China)


On the Impact of Popularity Decays in Peer-to-Peer VoD Systems (Short Paper)

Fei Chen (Simon Fraser University, Canada); Haitao Li (Simon Fraser University, Canada); Jiangchuan Liu (Simon Fraser University, Canada)


Improving Wireless Network Capacity under High Transmission Power Control with Adaptive Carrier Sensing and Routing (Short Paper)

Yue Wang (Central University of Finance and Economics, China)


5:00pm to 5:15pm

Coffee Break


5:15pm to 6:15pm


Session 7 QoS in Cloud and Data Centers II 

Session Chair: Hui Zhang, NEC Labs


Achieving Secure and Efficient Data Collaboration in Cloud Computing (Short Paper)

Xin Dong (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China); Jiadi Yu (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China)


On Interference-aware Provisioning for Cloud-based Big Data Processing (short paper)

Yi Yuan (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong); Haiyang Wang (Simon Fraser University, Canada); Dan Wang (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong); Jiangchuan Liu (Simon Fraser University, Canada)


Preferred Keyword Search over Encrypted Data in Cloud Computing (short paper)

Zhirong Shen (Tsinghua University, China); Jiwu Shu (Tsinghua University, China); Wei Xue (Tsinghua University, China)


Cost-Minimizing Preemptive Scheduling of MapReduce Workloads on Hybrid Clouds (short paper)

Xuanjia Qiu (The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong); Wai Leong Yeow (Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore); Chuan Wu (The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong); Francis C.M. Lau (The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)