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Mar 21

Alluxio: Building a Distributed Data Access Layer for Big Data Analytics on Any Cloud

Dr. Bin Fan

Abstract The rise of computation-intensive workloads and the adoption of the cloud storage (like S3, GCS) and object storage (like Ceph, Swift) has driven organizations to adopt a decoupled architecture for modern workloads -- one in which compute scales independently from storage. Alluxio (... Read More

Mar 14

Mobile Actuator and Sensor Networks: from CPS to CHS

YangQuan Chen
Professor

Abstract: Robotics will continue to be a hot topic in many years to come in this “big data, cloud computing, machine learning, virtual reality age”. This talk starts by first introducing a new angle for emerging multi-robot control research opportunities - treating robots as a network of moving... Read More

Mar 11

Defense: Social Role Temporal Dynamics and Interactions in Online Communities: How are leaders and members different?

Ryan Compton
PhD Candidate (Advisor: Steve Whittaker)

Abstract:  Prior literature on online communities proposes an important function for social roles. Theoretical models argue that specific roles are critical for community success, and claim that individual roles shift in predictable ways over the lifetime of the community. However these models... Read More

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