Feedback Computing 2012
The 7th International Workshop on Feedback Computing
In conjunction with ICAC 2012
San Jose, California,  September 17, 2012
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8:45 - 9:00 Welcome Remarks

9:00 - 10:00 Keynote Speech: Feedback on Feedback in Autonomic Computing Systems
Jeffrey Kephart, IBM Research
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10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break

10:30 - 11:50 Technical Session 1: Control Theory and Applications
Chair: Eric Rutten

Overload Management in Data Stream Processing Systems with Latency Guarantees
Evangelia Kalyvianaki (Imperial College London)
Themistoklis Charalambous (Royal Institute of Technology (KTH))
Marco Fiscato (Imperial College London)
Peter Pietzuch (Imperial College London)
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A Model-based Framework for Automatic Recovery from Incipient Faults in
Computing Systems
Rui Jia (Mississippi State University)
Sherif Abdelwahed (Mississippi State University)
Abdelkarim Erradi (Qatar University)
Rashid Hadjidj (Qatar University)
Asim Ali (Qatar University)
(abstract) (paper) (slides)

Towards a Passivity Framework for Power Control and Response Time Management
in Cloud Computing
(Best Paper Award)
Michael D. Lemmon (University of Notre Dame)
(abstract) (paper) (slides)

Event-Based Response Time Estimation
Manfred Dellkrantz (Lund University)
Maria Kihl (Lund University)
Anders Robertsson (Lund University)
Karl Johan Åström (Lund University)
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11:50 - 1:00 Lunch

1:00 - 2:00 Group Discussion

2:00 - 3:00 Technical Session 2: Performance Optimization
Chair: Sharad Singhal

vATM: vSphere Adaptive Task Management
Zhichao Li (Stony Brook University)
Aalap Desai (VMware)
Chirag Bhatt (VMware)
Rajit Kambo (VMware)
Erez Zadok (Stony Brook University)
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Intermediate Deadline Assignment for Distributed Real-Time Systems: Utility
Maximization and Challenges
Jinkyu Lee (University of Michigan)
Insik Shin (KAIST)
(abstract) (paper) (slides)

Data Centers as Demand Response Resources in the Electricity Market: Some
Preliminary Results
Rui Wang (Drexel University)
Nagarajan Kandasamy (Drexel University)
Chika Nwankpa (Drexel University)
(abstract) (paper) (slides)

3:00 - 4:00 Poster Session (and Coffee Break)

Towards Feedback-Based Generation of Hardware Characteristics
Marcus Jägemar (Ericsson AB)
Sigrid Eldh (Ericsson AB)
Andreas Ermedahl (Ericsson AB)
Björn Lisper (Mälardalen University)
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SMART Computing Systems: Sensing, Modelling, Actuating, Regulating, and Tuning
Martina Maggio (Lund University)
Alessandro Vittorio Papadopoulos (Politecnico di Milano)
Alberto Leva (Politecnico di Milano)
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Two-Stage Prediction for CPU Time Allocation in Soft Real-Time Systems
Safayet N Ahmed (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Bonnie Ferri (Georgia Institute of Technology)
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A Hybrid System Approach to Model Dynamic Information Flow Tracking
Maria Khater (University of New Mexico)
Rafael Fierro (University of New Mexico)
Antonio Espinoza (University of New Mexico)
Jedidiah R. Crandall (University of New Mexico)
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4:00 - 5:00 Technical Session 3: Learning and Coordination
Chair: Sherif Abdelwahed

On How to Coordinate the Behavior of Independent Adaptive Systems
Jacopo Panerati (Politecnico di Milano)
Marco Triverio (Politecnico di Milano)
Martina Maggio (Lund University)
Marco Domenico Santambrogio (Politecnico di Milano)
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Modeling VM Performance Interference with Fuzzy MIMO Model
Lixi Wang (Florida International University)
Jing Xu (Florida International University)
Ming Zhao (Florida International University)
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Discrete control for the coordination of administration loops
Soguy Mak-Karé Gueye (LIG / UJF)
Noël De Palma (LIG / UJF)
Eric Rutten (LIG / INRIA)
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5:00 - 5:15 Closing Remarks
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