Conference Program

Program at a glance


 

Detailed program

Monday December 10th

DIDL: 2nd Workshop on Distributed Infrastructures for Deep Learning

  • 9:00-9:30 Introduction and tutorial on deep learning, Bishwaranjan Bhattacharjee (IBM Research)
  • 9:30-10:30 Keynote #1: Applications of deep learning at SAP, Zbigniew Jerzak (SAP)
  • 10:30-11:00 Coffee break
  • 11:00-12:00 Paper presentations #1
    • A performance evaluation of federated learning algorithms. Adrian Nilsson, Simon Smith, Gregor Ulm, Emil Gustavsson, Mats Jirstrand (Fraunhofer-Chalmers Centre & Fraunhofer Center for Machine Learning)
    • Distributed C++-Python embedding for fast predictions and fast prototyping. Georgios Varisteas (University of Luxembourg), Tigran Avanesov (OlaMobile), Radu State (University of Luxembourg)
  • 12:00-13:30 Lunch
  • 13:30-14:30 Keynote #2: Robust scheduling and elastic scaling of deep learning workloads. K.R. Jayaram (IBM Research)
  • 14:30-15:00 Paper presentations #2
    • Parallelized training of deep NN – comparison of current concepts and frameworks. Sebastian Jäger (inovex GmbH, Karlsruhe, Germany), Stefan Igel (inovex GmbH, Karlsruhe, Germany), Christian Zirpins (Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences), Hans-Peter Zorn (inovex GmbH, Karlsruhe, Germany)
  • 15:00-15:30 Coffee break
  • 15:30-16:15 Paper presentations #3
    • Object Storage for Deep Learning Frameworks. Or Ozeri, Effi Ofer, Ronen Kat (IBM Research)
    • Gossiping GANs. Hardy Corentin (INRIA/Technicolor), Le Merrer Erwan (Technicolor), Sericola Bruno (INRIA)
  • 16:15-16:30 Closing remarks

SERIAL: 2nd Workshop on Scalable and Resilient Infrastructures for Distributed Ledgers

  • 09:30-10:30 Invited keynote by Sara Tucci
  • 10:30-11:00 Coffee break
  • 11:00-12:00 Session 1:
    • Towards Solving the Data Availability Problem for Sharded Ethereum – Daniel Sel (Technische Universität München); Kaiwen Zhang (École de technologie supérieure); Hans-Arno Jacobsen (Technische Universität München)
    • StreamChain: Do Blockchains Need Blocks? – Zsolt Istvan (IMDEA Software Institute); Alessandro Sorniotti, Marko Vukolic (IBM Research – Zurich)
  • 12:00-13:30 Lunch
  • 13:30-15:00 Session 2:
    • Scaling Byzantine Consensus: A Broad Analysis – Christian Berger, Hans P. Reiser (University of Passau)
    • Sol2js: Translating Solidity Contracts into Javascript for Hyperledger Fabric – Ahmad Zafar (ITU); Salman Baset (IBM); Falak Sher, Umar Janjua (ITU)
    • Off-chaining Models and Approaches to Off-chain Computations – Jacob Eberhardt, Jonathan Heiss (Information Systems Engineering, TU Berlin)
  • 15:00-15:30 Coffee break
  • 15:30-16:30 Open discussion

Tutorial: Adaptive Replication and Partitioning in Data Systems, by Brad Glasbergen, Michael Abebe, and Khuzaima Daudjee (University of Waterloo).

  • 13:30-15:00 Tutorial part 1
  • 15:00-15:30 Coffee break
  • 15:30-17:00 Tutorial part 2

Doctoral symposium

  • 8:45-9:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks
  • 9:00-10:00 Keynote: Towards an Optimised PhD Experience. David Eyers (University of Otago)
  • 10:00-10:30 1-minute Madness: Explain Your PhD in One Minute
  • 10:30-11:00 Coffee break
  • 11:00-12:00 Resource Management and Performance
    • Boosting Productivity through Efficient Resource Management. Sergio Iserte (Universistat Jaume I)
    • Removing Bottlenecks in Big Data Processing Platforms. Sobhan Omranian Khorasani (Delft University of Technology)
    • Combining Separation of Concerns and Performance in Distributed Software Reconfiguration. Maverick Chardet (IMT Atlantique, INRIA, UBL Nantes)
    • SAGP: A Design of Swap Aware JVM GC Policy. Qichen Chen (Seoul National University)
    • An Approach for Energy-Efficient, Fault Tolerant FaaS Platforms. Yasmina Bouizem (Univ. Rennes, INRIA, Univ Tlemcen, LRIT)
  • 12:00-13:30 Lunch
  • 13:30- 14:30 Cloud Computing and IoT
    • A provider agnostic approach to multi-cloud orchestration. Daniel Baur (Ulm University)
    • Dynamic Management of Distributed Stream Processing Pipelines in Fog Computing Infrastructures. Patrick Wiener (FZI Research Center for Information Technology Karlsruhe)
    • Model-Driven Middleware to Support Dynamic Applications for different Domains in Smart Cities. Paulo César F. Melo (Universidade Federal de Goiás)
    • Configuration splitting to extend the processing capabilities of embedded reconfigurable systems. Christopher Cichiwskyj (University of Duisburg-Essen)
    • Blockchain enabled fog structure to provide data security in IoT applications. Mozhdeh Farhadi (U-Hopper, Univ Rennes, INRIA, CNRS, IRISA)
  • 14:30-15:00 Security and Privacy
    • Enforcing Privacy in Participatory Sensing Systems. Dimitrios Tsolovos (INRIA & University of Versailles)
    • Towards an automated malware detection approach on Android. Louison Gitzinger (University of Rennes 1)
    • Towards Incremental End-to-End Privacy Preserving Data Classification. Rania Talbi (INSA Lyon – LIRIS)
  • 15:00-15:30 Coffee break
  • 15:30-16:00 Data Storage and Processing
    • Application-Driven Flash Management: LSM-tree based Database Optimization through Read/Write Isolation. Heerak Lim (Seoul National University)
    • Efficient renaming in Conflict-free Replicated Data Types (CRDTs). Matthieu Nicolas (Université de Lorraine, CNRS, INRIA, LORIA)
    • Priva-Stream: Private Collaborative Live Streaming. Simon Da Silva (Univ. Bordeaux, LaBRI)
  • 16:00-17:00 Discussion
Tuesday December 11th

W-GCS: 1st Workshop on GDPR Compliant Systems

  • 09:00-09:10 Welcome and opening, João Paulo
  • 09:10-10:00 Keynote (title and abstract soon to be announced), Djordje Djokic
  • 10:00-10:30 “The GDPR-Blockchain paradox: a work around,” Georges Younes and Fábio Coelho, INESC TEC and University of Minho
  • 10:30-11:00 Break
  • 11:00-11:30 “Data Management Policies for GDPR Compliance at Run Time,” Dimitri Van Landuyt, Ansar Rafique and Wouter Joosen, KU Leuven
  • 11:30-12:00 “Legal analysis and GDPR alignment of the SafeCloud project,” Yves Bauer and Hugues Mercier, University of Neuchatel

M4IoT: 5th International Workshop on Middleware and Applications for the Internet of Things
and MECC: 3rd Workshop on Middleware for Edge Clouds & Cloudlets joint workshop

  • 9:00-10:00 Introduction M4IoT/MECC and keynote by Paulo Ferreira.
    Topic: Live Migration and Garbage Collection for Big Data Java Applications
  • 10:00-10:30 M4IoT Session: Privacy
    • Public Video Surveillance: Using the Fog to Increase Privacy (M. Grambow, J. Hasenburg, D. Bermbach) position paper
    • Towards automated privacy risk assessments in IoT systems (M. Markovic, W. Asif, D. Corsar, N. Jacobs, P. Edwards, M. Rajarajan, C. Cottrill) position paper
  • 10:30-11:00 Coffee break
  • 11:00-12:00 M4IoT Session: Privacy (cont.) and QoS & Cost
    • Towards End-to-end Privacy for Publish/Subscribe Architectures in the Internet of Things (S. Coroller, S. Chabridon, M. Laurent, D. Conan, J. Leneutre) position paper
    • Real-time Distributed In-Situ Benchmarking of Energy Harvesting IoT Devices (A. Thangarajan, F. Yang, W. Joosen, D. Hughes)
    • Cross-layer QoS-Aware Resource Allocation for IoT-Enabled Service Choreographies (F. Costa, N. Georgantas, R. Gomes, R. da Rocha, G. Bouloukakis) position paper
  • 12:00-13:30 Lunch break
  • 13:30-15:00 M4IoT Session: Fog and Autonomic IoT
    • Supporting the Evaluation of Fog-based IoT Applications During the Design Phase (J. Hasenburg, S. Werner, D. Bermbach)
    • A Middleware Environment for Developing Internet of Things Applications (C. Batista, P. Silva, E. Cavalcante, T. Batista, T. Barros, C. Takahasi, T. Cardoso, J. Neto, R. Ribeiro)
    • Expect the unexpected: Towards a middleware for policy adaptation in IoT platforms (D. Jonckers, B. Lagaisse, W. Joosen) position paper
    • Towards an Intelligent User-Oriented Middleware for Opportunistic Composition of Services in Ambient Spaces (W. Younes, S. Trouilhet, F. Adreit, J. Arcangeli)
  • 15:00-15:30 Coffee break
  • 15:30-16:15 MECC Session
    • METRIC: A Middleware for Entry Transactional Database Clustering at the Edge (E. Saurez, B. Balasubramanian, R. Schlichting, B. Tschaen, Z. Huang, S. Puzhavakath Narayanan, U. Ramachandran)
    • ShareLatex on the Edge: Evaluation of the Hybrid Core/Edge Deployment of a Microservices-based Application (G. Tato, M. Bertier, E. Rivière, C. Tedeschi)
  • 16:15-16:30 Discussion and Wrap-Up

ARM: 17th Workshop on Adaptive and Reflexive Middleware

  • 13:30-15:00 Session 1: Papers Accepted in ARM 2018
    • Opening by Co-organizers
    • Towards Emergent Microservices for Client-Tailored Design. Roberto Rodrigues Filho (Lancaster University), Barry Porter (Lancaster University), Roberto Rodrigues Filho (Federal University of Goiás), Marcio Pereira de Sá (Federal University of Goiás)
    • On Controlling Compliance Requirements within Adaptive Integration Platforms. Laura González, Raúl Ruggia (Universidad de la República)
    • An Adaptive Middleware in Go. Nelson Rosa, Gláucia Campos, David Cavalcanti (Universidade Federal de Pernambuco)
  • 15:00-15:30 Coffee break
  • 15:30-17:00 Panel: “Smart and Connected Communities for Environmental Challenge: Challenges for Adaptive and Reflexive Middleware Platforms”

WOS8: 8th INRIA/Technicolor Workshop On Systems

  • 9:00-10:30 Opening Session
    • A Unified Ingestion and Storage System for Scalable Big Data Processing, Ovidiu-Cristian Marcu (INRIA)
    • Welcome to zombieland: practical and energy-efficient memory disaggregation in a datacenter, Vlad Nitu (EPFL)
    • Don’t share, Don’t lock: Large-scale Software Connection Tracking with Krononat. Stéphane Gouache (Technicolor R&I)
  • 10:30-11:00 Coffee break
  • 11:00-12:00 System Session
    • On using micro-clouds to deliver the fog. Heverson B. Ribeiro (b-com Institute of Research and Technology)
    • Coccinelle: 10 Years of Automated Evolution in the Linux Kernel. Julia Lawall (INRIA/lip6)
  • 12:00-13:30 Lunch break
  • 13:30-15:00 Architecture Session
    • Evolution of microarchitectural attacks. Clémentine Maurice (CNRS)
    • Towards effective hardware implementation of compressed caches. André Seznec (IRISA/INRIA)
  • 15:00-15:30 Coffee break
  • 15:30-16:30 Middleware Session
    • From Pipes to Processors: Building High Performance Network Middleware. Timothy Wood (George Washington University)
    • The challenges of a multi-cloud game streaming service. Pascal Manchon (Blacknut)

Birds-of-a-feather session: Distributed Consensus and Coordination in Hardware

  • 9:00-10:30 Spontaneous presentations/discussions
  • 10:30-11:00 Coffee break
  • 11:00-12:00 Spontaneous presentations/discussions

9:00-17:00 Tutorial: Blockchain Landscape and AI Renaissance: The Bright Path Forward Hans-Arno Jacobsen, Mohamad Sadoghi, Mohammad H. Tabatabaei, Roman Vitenberg and Kaiwen Zhang

Wednesday December 12th
Thursday December 13th
Friday December 14th