Scientific
Talks
 

2019


IT14. “A Look into Well-Known HPC Benchmarks",

Speaker: F. M. Ciorba

Invited talk at the 11th Leogang 2019 HPC Workshop, Leogang, Austria, February, 2019.


2018


IT16. “SPH-EXA: Optimizing Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics for Exascale Computing”

Speaker: F. M. Ciorba

Invited talk at PASC18 MS02 mini-symposium on “Capability Computing, Performance Portability, and Co-Design in the PASC Projects”, Basel, Switzerland, July 3, 2018.


IT15. “OpenMP Loop Scheduling Revisited: Making a Case for More Schedules”,

Speaker: F. M. Ciorba

Invited speaker at the 6th ADAC: Accelerated Data Analytics and Computing Institute workshop, Zurich, Switzerland, June 2018.


IT14. “Career Panel for Women in Computer Science”

Speaker: F. M. Ciorba

Invited Speaker at CSNOW ETH Zurich Panel, Zurich, Switzerland, May 2, 2018.


IT15. “OpenMP Loop Scheduling Revisited: Making a Case for More Schedules”,

Speaker: F. M. Ciorba

Invited talk at the 10th Leogang 2018 HPC Workshop, Leogang, Austria, February, 2018.


2017


IT14. “On Multilevel Scheduling in HPC",

Speaker: F. M. Ciorba

Invited talk at the 9th Leogang 2017 HPC Workshop, Leogang, Austria, March, 2017.


IT13. “A Study of Dynamic Loop Scheduling on Modern Manycore Architectures”

Speaker: F. M. Ciorba

Invited speaker at Technische Universität Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany, February 2017.


2016


IT12. “Scheduling an Load Balancing in High-Performance Computing: A Multilevel Approach”

Speaker: F. M. Ciorba

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science Colloquium, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland, December 2016.


IT11. “The value of and need for system monitoring in HPC operations and research",

Speaker: F. M. Ciorba

Invited talk in the 3rd Baden-Würtenberg HPC Symposium (online agenda), University of Heidelberg, Germany, October 12, 2016.


IT10. “Performance Modeling and Optimization in High Performance Computing",

Speaker: F. M. Ciorba

Invited talk in the 2016 Competence Center for Computational Sciences Research Seminar (online program), at the University of Basel, Switzerland, April 5, 2016.


IT9. “Modeling System Behavior: A Monitoring or a Big Data Challenge?",

Speaker: F. M. Ciorba

Invited talk at the 8th Leogang 2016 HPC Workshop, Leogang, Austria, February 28-March 3, 2016.


IT8. “Modeling Resilience in High Performance Computers",

Speaker: F. M. Ciorba

Invited talk at the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS), Lugano, Switzerland, February 9, 2016.


2015


IT7. “To choose or not to choose a career in computer science”,

Speaker: F. M. Ciorba

Invited talk in the course “Anwendungen der Informatik/Applications of Computer Science”  (online description) at University of Basel, Switzerland, October 12, 2015.


2014


IT6. “Performance optimization for scientific computing: From theory to applications”,

Speaker: F. M. Ciorba

Invited talk at University of Basel, Switzerland, October 09, 2014.


IT5. “Performance Optimization for Scientific Computing: From Theory to Applications”,

Speaker: F. M. Ciorba

Invited lecture at the Swedish Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden, February 07, 2014.


2013


IT4. “Towards simulation-based prediction of performance and energy-efficiency of future parallel computing systems”,

Speaker: F. M. Ciorba

Invited seminar at Colorado State University (seminar announcement), Fort Collins, USA, November 22, 2013.


2012


IT3. “Design of a trace-based discrete event simulation framework for hybrid parallel applications”,

Speaker: F. M. Ciorba

Invited talk at the 4th Leogang 2012 HPC Workshop (online program), Leogang, Austria, February 27, 2012.


2008


IT2. “Enhancing self-scheduling algorithms via synchronization and weighting”,

Speaker: F. M. Ciorba

Invited talk at the 2nd Scheduling in Aussois Workshop (online program), Aussois, France, May 19, 2008.


IT1. “Algorithms design for the parallelization of nested loops”,

Speaker: F. M. Ciorba

Invited seminar at the Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, USA, September 24, 2007.

INVITED TALKS (selection)


Notation

Invited academic presentations (talks, seminars, and lectures) are numbered using “IT”, scientific talks at conferences are numbered using “T”, and tutorial presentations are numbered using “TUT”.

SCIENTIFIC TALKS 
(Oral contributions to conferences)


2019


T27. “Dynamic Loop Scheduling Using MPI Passive‑Target Remote Memory Access”

Speaker: A. Eleliemy

Contributors: A. Eleliemy and F. M. Ciorba

Scientific paper presented at the 27th Euromicro International conference on Parallel, Distributed and Networked-based (PDP 2019), Pavia, Italy, February 13-25, 2019.


2018


T26. “Towards a Mini-App for Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics at Exascale”

Speaker: D. Guerrera

Contributors: D. Guerrera, R. M. Cabezón, J.-G. Piccinali, A. Cavelan, F. M. Ciorba,

D. Imbert, L. Mayer, and D. Reed

Scientific paper presented at the 3rd International Workshop on Representative Applications (WRAp 2018) of the 20th IEEE Cluster Conference (Cluster 2018), Belfast, UK, September 10-13, 2018.


T25. “SiL: An Approach for Adjusting Applications to Heterogeneous Systems Under Perturbations”

Speaker: A. Mohammed

Contributors: A. Mohammed and F. M. Ciorba

Scientific paper presented at the International Workshop on Algorithms, Models and Tools for Parallel Computing on Heterogeneous Platforms (HeteroPar 2018) of the 24th International European Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing (Euro-Par 2018), Turin, Italy, August 27-31, 2018.


T24. “OpenMP Loop Scheduling Revisited: Making a Case for More Schedules”

Speaker: F. M. Ciorba

Contributors: F. M. Ciorba, C. Iwainsky, and P. Buder

Scientific paper presented at the 2018 International Workshop on OpenMP (iWomp 2018), Barcelona, Spain, September 21-23, 2018.


T23. “Performance Reproduction and Prediction of Selected Dynamic Loop Scheduling Experiments”

Speaker: A. Mohammed

Contributors: A. Mohammed, A. Eleliemy, and F. M. Ciorba

Scientific paper presented at the 2018 International Conference on High Performance Computing & Simulation (HPCS 2018), Orléans, France, July 16-20, 2018.


T22. “Experimental Verification and Analysis of Dynamic Loop Scheduling in Scientific Applications”

Speaker: A. Mohammed

Contributors: A. Mohammed, A. Eleliemy, F. M. Ciorba, F. Kasielke, and I. Banicescu

Scientific paper presented at the 17th International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Computing (ISPDC 2018), Geneva, June 25-28, 2018.


T21. “Assessing Data Usefulness for Failure Analysis in Anonymized System Logs”

Speaker: S. Ghiasvand

Contributors: S. Ghiasvand and F. M. Ciorba

Scientific paper presented at the 17th International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Computing (ISPDC 2018), Geneva, June 25-28, 2018.


T20. “Combining Checkpointing and Replication for Reliable Execution of Linear Workflows”

Speaker: A. Benoit

Contributors: A. Benoit, A. Cavelan, F. M. Ciorba, V. Le Fèvre, and Y. Robert

Scientific paper presented at the 20th Workshop on Advances in Parallel and Distributed Computational Models (APDCM) of the 31st IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium Workshops (IPDPS), Vancouver, CA, May 21 – 25, 2018.


T19. “Anonymization of System Logs for Preserving Privacy and Reducing Storage”

Speaker: S. Ghiasvand

Contributors: S. Ghiasvand and F. M. Ciorba

Scientific paper presented at the the Future of Information and Communication Conference (FICC) 2018, Singapore, April 5-6, 2018.


2017


T18. “Scalable Generation of Parallel Spin-images Using Dynamic Loop Scheduling”,

Speaker: A. Eleliemy

Contributors: A. Eleliemy, A. Mohammed, and F. M. Ciorba

Scientific paper presented at the 8th International Workshop on Multicore and Multithreaded Architectures and Algorithms (M2A2 2017) in conjunction with the 19th IEEE International Conference for High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC 2017), Bangkok, Thailand, December 18-20, 2017.


T17. “Towards the Reproducibility of Using Dynamic Loop Scheduling Techniques in Scientific Applications”

Speaker: F. Hoffeins

Contributors: F. Hoffeins, F. M. Ciorba, and I. Banicescu

Scientific paper presented at the 16th International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Computing (ISPDC 2017), Innsbruck, Austria, July 3-6, 2017.


T16. “An Autonomic Approach for the Selection of Robust Dynamic Loop Scheduling Techniques”

Speaker: A. Boulmier

Contributors: A. Boulmier, I. Banicescu, F. M. Ciorba, and N. Abdennadher

Scientific paper presented at the 16th International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Computing (ISPDC 2017), Innsbruck, Austria, July 3-6, 2017.


T15. “Exploring the Relation Between Two Levels of Scheduling Using a Novel Simulation Approach”

Speaker: A. Eleliemy

Contributors: A. Eleliemy, A. Mohammed, and F. M. Ciorba

Scientific paper presented at the 16th International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Computing (ISPDC 2017), Innsbruck, Austria, July 3-6, 2017.


2016


T14. “Verification of Simulation via Reproducibility"

Speaker: F. Hoffeins

Contributors: F. Hoffeins, F. M. Ciorba, I. Banicescu, and W. E. Nagel

Contributed talk (peer-reviewed) at the 3rd International Workshop on Reproducibility in Parallel Computing (online program), Grenoble, France, August 22, 2016.


2015


T13. “Investigating the resilience of dynamic loop scheduling in heterogeneous computing systems”

Speaker: F. M. Ciorba

Scientific paper presented at the 14th International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Computing (ISPDC 2015) (online program), Limassol, Cyprus, July 01, 2015.


2014


T12. “Analysis of parallel applications on a high performance–low energy computer”

Speaker: F. M. Ciorba

Scientific paper presented at the 7th Workshop on UnConventional High Performance Computing 2014 (UCHPC 2014) of the 20th International Conference on Parallel Processing (Euro-Par 2014) (online program), Porto, Portugal, August 26, 2014.


T11. “Robustness prediction and evaluation of divisible load scheduling on heterogeneous systems with uncertain perturbations”

Speaker: F. M. Ciorba

Scientific paper presented at the 13th International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Computing (ISPDC 2014) (online program), Porquerolles, France, June 27, 2014.


2013


T10. “Scheduling data parallel workloads - a comparative study of two common algorithmic approaches”

Speaker: F. M. Ciorba

Scientific paper presented at the 9th International Workshop on Scheduling and Resource Management for Parallel and Distributed Systems (SRMPDS 2013) of the 42nd International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP 2013) (online program), Lyon, France, October 1, 2013.


T9. “Predicting the flexibility of dynamic loop scheduling using an artificial neural network”

Speaker: F. M. Ciorba

Scientific paper presented at the 12th International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Computing (ISPDC 2013) (online program), Bucharest, Romania, June 28, 2013.


2011


T8. “Enhancing the functionality of a GridSim-based scheduler for effective use with large-scale scientific applications”

Speaker: F. M. Ciorba

Scientific paper presented at the 10th International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Computing (ISPDC 2011) (online program), Cluj-Napoca, Romania, July 6, 2011.


2010


T7. “Parallelizing discrete dislocation dynamics simulations on multi-core systems”

Speaker: F. M. Ciorba

Scientific paper presented at the Workshop on Tools for Program Development and Analysis in Computational Science of the 10th International Conference on Computational Science (ICCS 2010) (online program), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June 1, 2010.


2007


T6. “Optimal Synchronization Frequency for Dynamic Pipelined Computations on Heterogeneous Systems”

Speaker: F. M. Ciorba

Scientific paper presented at the 9th IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing (Cluster 2007) (online program), Austin, USA, September 17, 2007.


2006


T5. “Self-adapting scheduling for tasks with dependencies in stochastic environments”

Speaker: F. M. Ciorba

Scientific paper presented at the Workshop on Algorithms, Models and Tools for Parallel Computing on Heterogeneous Networks (HeteroPar 2006) of the 8th IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing (CLUSTER 2006) (online program), Barcelona, Spain, September 28, 2006.


2005


T4. “Dynamic multi phase scheduling for heterogeneous clusters”

Speaker: F. M. Ciorba

Scientific paper presented at the 20th IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS 2006) (online program), Rhodes, Greece, April 27, 2006.


T3. “Reducing the communication cost via chain pattern scheduling”

Speaker: F. M. Ciorba

Scientific paper presented at the 4th IEEE Conference on Network Computing and Applications (NCA 2005), Cambridge, USA, July 28, 2005.


T2. “Adaptive cyclic scheduling of nested loops”

Speaker: F. M. Ciorba

Scientific paper presented at the 7th Hellenic European Research on Computer Mathematics and its Applications (HERCMA 2005) (online program), Athens, Greece, September 24, 2005.


2003


T1. “An Efficient Scheduling of Uniform Dependence Loops”

Speaker: F. M. Ciorba

Scientific paper presented at the 6th Hellenic European Research on Computer Mathematics and its Applications (HERCMA 2003) (online program), Athens, Greece, September 27, 2003.

TUT2. “Performance Reproducibility"

Speakers: Danilo Guerrera, Antonio Maffia

Contributors: Danilo Guerrera, Antonio Maffia, Helmar Burkhart, and Florina M. Ciorba

Tutorial at the 45th SPEEDUP workshop on High Performance Computing (online program), Basel, Switzerland, September 16, 2016.


TUT1. “Reproducibility of Computational Experiments: How PROVA! Can Help?"

Speaker: Danilo Guerrera

Contributors: Danilo Guerrera, Antonio Maffia, Helmar Burkhart, and Florina M. Ciorba

Tutorial at the 3rd International Workshop on Reproducibility in Parallel Computing (online program), Grenoble, France, August 22, 2016.


TUTORIAL TALKS