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Archive of Articles used for Qualification Examination in
the Computer Engineering Program

 

August 2011 -- No Qualification Exams given.

January 2011

Computer Architecture: Gunadi, E., and Lipasti. M., "CRIB: Consolidated Rename, Issue, and Bypass" ISCA 2011, pages 1-10.

VLSI, Switching Theory: Chatterjee, S.; Rasquinha, M.; Yalamanchili, S.; Mukhopadhyay, S. "A Scalable Design Methodology for Energy Minimization of STTRAM: A Circuit and Architecture Perspective," IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems, May 2011, Volume: 19 Issue:5, page(s): 809 - 817

Operating Systems, Real-Time and Embedded Systems: Candea, G., Kawamoto, S., Fujiki, Y., Friedman, G., and Fox, A., "Microrebook -- A Technique for Cheap Recovery," USENIX Association OSDI ’04: 6th Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation, page(s) 1-14.

Compilers, Software Systems and Software Engineering: Bishop, P., Bloomfield, R., Littlewood, B, Povyakalo, A., and Wright, D., "Toward a Formalism for Conservative Claims about the Dependability of Software-Based Systems." IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Vol. 37, No. %, Sept/Oct 2011, pages 708-717.

Fault-tolerant Computing and Reliability Engineering: Rodrigues, R.; Liskov, B.; Chen, K.; Liskov, M.; Schultz, D.; , "Automatic Reconfiguration for Large-Scale Reliable Storage Systems." IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing. , vol.PP, no.99, pp.1-15.

Networks, Distributed Systems & Security: Agarwal, S., Dunagan J., Jain, N., Saroiu, S., and Wolman, A. "Volley: Auotmated DAta Placement for Geo-Distributed Cloud Services." Microsoft Research; Harbinder Bhogan, University of Toronto, NSDI 2010, pages 1-16.

The Computer Engineering Committee Members: Joanne Bechta Dugan, Chair; Sudhanva Gurumurthi (Jan. 2012 for K. Hazelwood); Mircea Stan; and Kamin Whitehouse.

 

August 2010

Computer Architecture: Victor W Lee†, Changkyu Kim†, Jatin Chhugani†, Michael Deisher†, Daehyun Kim†, Anthony D. Nguyen†, Nadathur Satish†, Mikhail Smelyanskiy†, Srinivas Chennupaty, Per Hammarlund, Ronak Singhal and Pradeep Dubey, "Debunking the 100X GPU vs. CPU Myth: An Evaluation of Throughput Computing on CPU and GPU," ISCA’10, June 19–23, 2010, Saint-Malo, France.

VLSI, Switching Theory: "Near-Threshold Computing: Reclaiming Moore's Law Through Energy Efficient Integrated Circuits", Dreslinski, R.G.; Wieckowski, M.; Blaauw, D.; Sylvester, D.; Mudge, T.; Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA. Proceedings of the IEEE Issue Date: Feb. 2010 Volume: 98 Issue:2, page(s): 253 - 266.

Operating Systems, Real-Time and Embedded Systems: "The Multikernel: A New OS Architecture for Scalable Multicore Systems", SOSP 2010, Andrew Baumann (ETH Zurich), Paul Barham (MSR Cambridge), Pierre-Evariste Dagand (ENS Cachan Bretagne), Tim Harris (MSR Cambridge), Rebecca Isaacs (MSR Cambridge), Simon Peter (ETH Zurich), Timothy Roscoe (ETH Zurich), Adrian Schüpbach (ETH Zurich), Akhilesh Singhania (ETH Zurich) <

Compilers, Software Systems and Software Engineering: Poulding, Simon and Clark, John A., "Efficient Software Verification: Statistical Testing Using Automated Search", IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, VOL. 36, 2010, pgs. 1-15.

Fault-tolerant Computing and Reliability Engineering: "Flexible Rollback Recovery in Dynamic Heterogeneous Grid Computing," Jafar, S.; Krings, A.; Gautier, T.;, Dependable and Secure Computing, IEEE Transactions on, vol.6, no.1, pp.32-44, Jan.-March 2009, doi: 10.1109/TDSC.2008.17.4ertyuiop

Networks, Distributed Systems & Security: "Chord: A scalable peer-to-peer lookup service for internet applications", Sigcomm 2001. Ion Stoica University of California, BerkeleyRobert Morris MIT Laboratory for Computer Science, David Karger MIT Laboratory for Computer Science, M. Frans Kaashoek MIT Laboratory for Computer Science, Hari Balakrishnan MIT Laboratory for Computer Science. the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, San Diego, under contract N66001-00-1- 8933.

The Computer Engineering Committee Members: Joanne Bechta Dugan, Chair; Kim Hazelwood; Mircea Stan; and Kamin Whitehouse.

January 2010

Computer Architecture: Gunadi, E., and Lipasti. M., "CRIB: Consolidated Rename, Issue, and Bypass" ISCA 2011, pages 1-10.

VLSI, Switching Theory: Chatterjee, S.; Rasquinha, M.; Yalamanchili, S.; Mukhopadhyay, S. "A Scalable Design Methodology for Energy Minimization of STTRAM: A Circuit and Architecture Perspective," IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems, May 2011, Volume: 19 Issue:5, page(s): 809 - 817

Operating Systems, Real-Time and Embedded Systems: Candea, G., Kawamoto, S., Fujiki, Y., Friedman, G., and Fox, A., "Microrebook -- A Technique for Cheap Recovery," USENIX Association OSDI ’04: 6th Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation, page(s) 1-14.

Compilers, Software Systems and Software Engineering: Bishop, P., Bloomfield, R., Littlewood, B, Povyakalo, A., and Wright, D., "Toward a Formalism for Conservative Claims about the Dependability of Software-Based Systems." IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Vol. 37, No. %, Sept/Oct 2011, pages 708-717.

Fault-tolerant Computing and Reliability Engineering: Rodrigues, R.; Liskov, B.; Chen, K.; Liskov, M.; Schultz, D.; , "Automatic Reconfiguration for Large-Scale Reliable Storage Systems." IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing. , vol.PP, no.99, pp.1-15.

Networks, Distributed Systems & Security: Agarwal, S., Dunagan J., Jain, N., Saroiu, S., and Wolman, A. "Volley: Auotmated DAta Placement for Geo-Distributed Cloud Services." Microsoft Research; Harbinder Bhogan, University of Toronto, NSDI 2010, pages 1-16.

The Computer Engineering Committee Members: Joanne Bechta Dugan, Chair; Sudhanva Gurumurthi (Jan. 2012 for K. Hazelwood); Mircea Stan; and Kamin Whitehouse.

August 2009

Computer Architecture: Wang, Z., and Lee, R. B., "A Novel Cache Architecture with Enhanced Performance and Security," Proceedings of the 2008 41st IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Microarchitecture, 2008, pg. 1-11.

VLSI, Switching Theory: Wang, H., Miranda, M., Dehaene, W., and Catthoor, F., "Design and Synthesis of Pareto Buffers Offering large Range Runtime Energy/Delay Tradeoffs Via Combined Buffer Size and Supply Voltage Tuning", IEEE Transactions on Very Labor Scale Integration (VLSI) WSystems, Vol. 17, No. 1, January 2009, pg. 1-11.

Operating Systems, Real-Time and Embedded Systems: Patel, P. Whitaker, A., Wetherall, D., Lepreau, J., and Stack, T., "Upgrading Transport Protocols using Untrusted Mobile Code", SOSP '03, October 19-22, 2003, Bolton Landing, NY, USA, pg. 1-14.

Compilers, Software Systems and Software Engineering: Pelliccione, P., Inverardi, P., Muccini, H., "CHARMY: A Framework for Designing and Verifying Architectural Specifications", IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Vol 35, No. 3 May/June 2009, pg. 1-22.

Fault-tolerant Computing and Reliability Engineering: Shye, A., Blomstedt, J. Moseley, T., Reddi, V. J., Conners, D. A., "PLR: A Software Approach to Transient Fault Tolernace for Multicore Architectures", IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Copmuting, Vol. 6, No. 2, April-June 2009, pg. 1-14.

Networks, Distributed Systems & Security: Balakrishnan, H., Seshan, S., Amir, E., Katz, R. H., "Improving TCP/IP Performance over Wireless Networks", ACM MOBICOM 95, Berkeley CA, USA, 1995, pg, 1-10.

The Computer Engineering Committee Members: Joanne Bechta Dugan, Chair; Marty Humphrey; John Lach; and Kamin Whitehouse.

January 2009

Computer Architecture: Cain, H. W., and Lipasti, M. H., "Memory Ordering: A Value-Based Approach," pg. 1-12.

VLSI, Switching Theory: Sathe, F. S., Chueh, J. and Papaefthymiou, M. C., " Energy-Efficient GHz-Class Charge-Recovery Logic," IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, Vol. 42, No. 1, January 2007.

Operating Systems, Real-Time and Embedded Systems: Zeldovich, N., Boyd-Wickizer, S. Kohler, E., and Mazi`eres, D., "Making Information Flow Explicit in HiStar," OSDI ’06: 7th USENIX Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation, pg. 263-278.

Compilers, Software Systems and Software Engineering: Fenton, N., Neil, M., Marsh, W., Hearty, P., Radliński, L., and Krause, P., "On the effectiveness of early life cycle defect prediction with Bayesian Nets," Empir Software Eng (2008) 13:499–537.

Fault-tolerant Computing and Reliability Engineering: Halkidis, S. T., Tsantalis, N., Chatzigeorgiou, A., and Stephanides, G., "Architectural Risk Analysis of Software Systems Based on Security Patterns," IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, Vol 5, No. 3, July-September 2008, pg. 129-142.

Networks, Distributed Systems & Security: Katti, S., Rahul, H., Hu, W., Katabi, D., M'edard, M., and Crowcroft, J., "XORs in The Air: Practical Wireless Network Coding,"

The Computer Engineering Committee Members: Joanne Bechta Dugan, Chair, Marty Humphrey, Mircea Stan, and Kamin Whitehouse.

 

 

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