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撰稿人:彭滔     发布时间:2017年12月08日 16:23
题目: Cloud Computing: A Communication and Control Perspective
时间: 2017年12月18日(星期一)下午16:00-17:00
地点: 广州大学行政西楼前座四楼427会议室
报告人: Jianping Pan 教授 加拿大维多利亚大学(University of Victoria)

Computing, communication and control are converging, also in the paradigm of cloud computing. In this talk, using distributed memory cache services as an example, we show how to optimize the server provisioning and request dispatching to improve the system efficiency and reduce the energy cost, while maintaining the system performance, as memory cache is an important component empowering many popular online applications nowadays. The problem is formulated under the stochastic network optimization framework, with the drift-plus-penalty based Lyapunov optimization to control and stabilize queuing delay and server activeness, and is solved through an online dynamic programming algorithm. The scheme is further improved with several practical considerations in cloud computing. The performance evaluation with real-world request traces shows the efficacy of such computing, communication and control-converged approaches to cloud computing services and beyond.

Jianping Pan is currently a professor of computer science at the University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. He received his Bachelor's and PhD degrees in computer science from Southeast University, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China, and he did his postdoctoral research at the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. He also worked at Fujitsu Labs and NTT Labs. His area of specialization is computer networks and distributed systems, and his current research interests include protocols for advanced networking, performance analysis of networked systems, and applied network security. He received the IEICE Best Paper Award in 2009, the Telecommunications Advancement Foundation's Telesys Award in 2010, the WCSP 2011 Best Paper Award, the IEEE Globecom 2011 Best Paper Award, the JSPS Invitation Fellowship in 2012, the IEEE ICC 2013 Best Paper Award, and the NSERC DAS Award in 2016, and has been serving on the technical program committees of major computer communications and networking conferences including IEEE INFOCOM, ICC, Globecom, WCNC and CCNC. He was the Ad Hoc and Sensor Networking Symposium Co-Chair of IEEE Globecom 2012 and an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. He is a senior member of the ACM and a senior member of the IEEE.