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January 30, 2012 @ 10:00 am
Winston Chung Hall Room 138
Michael Franz --- Web 2.0 applications such as Gmail and Google Docs are becoming indistinguishable from traditional native desktop applications. The main reason for this is greatly increased JavaScript performance in modern web browsers, to which significant contributions were made at UCI. We invented "Trace Compilation", a…
January 24, 2012 @ 10:00 am
EBUII 138
Walt Scacchi --- There is widespread interest in the development and use of decentralized systems and virtual world environments as possible new places for engaging in collaborative work activities. Similarly, there is widespread interest in stimulating new technological innovations that enable people to come together through…
January 20, 2012 @ 10:00 am
Winston Chung Hall Room 138
P.R Kumar --- We present a historical account of paths leading to the present interest in cyberphysical systems. Several foundational research topics underlie this area that intersects with several areas in electrical and computer engineering and computer science, including networking, sensor networks, software engineering, formal…
January 13, 2012 @ 10:00 am
Winston Chung Hall Room 138
Subhash Suri --- Geometric structures such as the convex hull, Delaunay triangulation, or minimum spanning tree (MST) are classical tools for reasoning about multi-dimensional data. What happens to these structures when the underlying data (points)are known with only partial certainty? For instance, what is the expected cost of…
November 21, 2011 @ 10:00 am
Winston Chung Hall Room 138
Xin Qi --- HipHop is a PHP compiler and runtime system developed by Facebook. It runs on every Facebook front-end server, and handles every user interaction with the site. Under the hood, HipHop transforms PHP code into highly-optimized C++, combining it with our own version of a web server and PHP libraries, to generate a binary…
November 14, 2011 @ 10:00 am
Winston Chung Hall Room 138
Tamar Shinar --- Fluid-structure interaction problems arise in a variety of applications.  In the biological context, examples include air flow through the respiratory system, blood flow through the circulatory system, and on the cellular level, the interactions of cytoskeletal filaments with the fluid cytoplasm of a cell.  In…
November 07, 2011 @ 10:00 am
Winston Chung Hall Room 138
Vagelis Hristidis --- Part A: The popularity of collaborative tagging sites has created new challenges and opportunities for designers of web items, such as electronics products, travel itineraries, popular blogs, etc. An increasing number of people are turning to online reviews and user-specified tags to choose from among…
November 04, 2011 @ 10:00 am
EBUII 138
Joseph Barr --- Part 1.   ID Analytics main business is scoring applications (for credit/services) for risks including identity/authenticity & credit.  By definition an application is a vector of identity elements (SSSN, Name, Address, Phone, DOB) SNAPD as well as additional fields. ID Analytics process the data, calculates…
October 28, 2011 @ 10:00 am
EBUII 138
Rida A. Bazzi --- We address the problem of determining the safety of applying server software updates dynamically (online) without restarting the server application. This works lls a gap in work on dynamic software updates which has been hitherto largely conned to divising dynamic update mechanisms while little, if any, practical…
October 17, 2011 @ 10:00 am
EBUII 138
Dennis Jeffrey --- Computer software is cool.  It’s becoming ever more prevalent and increasingly woven into the fabric of our lives, and the benefits to society are tremendous.  However, we’ve all seen at least a glimpse of the dark side: programming can sometimes be very complicated and error-prone, and -- more often than it…
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