• Apr. 05th, Rooms and the time of Poster Session and Banquet are rearranged.
  • Mar. 31st, Keynote B and Invited Talks A/B are rescheduled at the speaker’s request.

Days: Mon., Apr. 24th, Tue., Apr. 25th, Wed., Apr. 26th

Mon., Apr. 24th
12:30 – Registration   Foyer
13:15 – 13:30 Opening OC Chair: Kenjiro Taura (The University of Tokyo) Hall B 3+4
13:30 – 15:00 Session 2:
Keynote Talk A
Chair: Hideyuki Kawashima (University of Tsukuba) Hall B 3+4
Vipin Kumar (University of Minnesota, USA)
Big Data in Climate: Opportunities and Challenges for Machine Learning
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break Foyer
15:30 – 17:00 Session 3A:
Data Processing Infrastructure
Chair: Makoto Onizuka (Osaka University) Hall B 3+4
Kazuo Goda, Yuto Hayamizu (The University of Tokyo), Masaru Kitsuregawa (The University of Tokyo/NII)
A Study on Storage Energy Awareness for Cost-based Database Query Optimization

Takashi Hoshino (Cybozu Labs, Inc.)
A Fair Concurrency Control Method for Transaction Processing in Many-core Systems
Kaihui Zhang (University of Tsukuba), Yusuke Tanimura, Hidemoto Nakada, Hirotaka Ogawa (NAIST)
Improving I/O Performance of Spark RDD
Session 3B:
Computer Architecture
Chair: Takatsugu Ono (Kyushu University) Hall B 1
Junji Yamada (The University of Tokyo), Ushio Jimbo (SOKENDAI), Ryota Shioya (Nagoya University), Masahiro Goshima (NII), Shuichi Sakai (The University of Tokyo)
Bank-Aware Instruction Scheduler for Multibanked Register File
Minseong Choi (Thu University of Tokyo), Takashi Fukuda (IBM), Ushio Jimbo (SOKENDAI), Masahiro Goshima (NII), Shuichi Sakai (The University of Tokyo)
Improvement of an inductive method to select simulation points
Yuan He, Masaaki Kondo (The University of Tokyo)
A Proposal of Hybrid Switching with Adaptive Link Width Partitioning to Realize Energy Efficient On-Chip Networks
Tue., Apr. 25th
10:00 – 11:30 Session 4:
Keynote Talk B
Chair: Kenjiro Taura (University of Tokyo) Hall B 3+4
Michael Cusumano (MIT, USA)
The Puzzle of Japanese Innovation and Entrepreneurship
11:30 – 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 – 14:30 Session 5:
Invited Talk A
Chair: Toshio Endo (Tokyo Institute of Technology) Hall B 3+4
Takuya Akiba (Preferred Networks)
Large-Scale Distributed Deep Learning: Achievements and Challenges
14:30 – 15:00 Coffee Break Foyer
15:00 – 16:30 Session 6A:
High Performance Communication
Chair: Toshio Endo (Tokyo Institute of Technology) Hall B 3+4
Che Huang, Chawanat Nakasan, Kohei Ichikawa, Yasuhiro Watashiba, Hajimu Iida (NAIST)
A Multipath OpenFlow Controller for GridFTP
Wataru Endo, Kenjiro Taura (The University of Tokyo)
Parallelized Software Offloading in Low-Level Communication Layer
Harunobu Daikoku, Hideyuki Kawashima, Osamu Tatebe (University of Tsukuba)
Acceleration of Shuffling with RDMA for Large-scale MapReduce Clusters
Session 6B:
Chair: Takeshi Yamamuro (NTT Corp.) Hall B 1
Hiroshi Yoritaka, Masahiro Yasugi (Kyushu Institute of Technology), Tasuku Hiraishi, Seiji Umatani (Kyoto University)
Performance Improvement of a Work Stealing Framework Using Priorities and Weights
Masaru Ito, Kenjiro Taura (The University of Tokyo)
Bzip2+: fast compression with FBWT
16:30 – 18:00 Session 7:
Poster Session
Hall B 2
18:00 – 20:00 Banquet Foyer
Wed., Apr. 26th
10:00 – 11:30 Session 8:
Invited Talk B
Chair: Koji Inoue (Kyushu University) Hall B 3+4
Shinpei Kato (The University of Tokyo, Nagoya University, Tier IV, Inc.)
Overview of Autopilot Systems and Academic Startup Challenges
11:30 – 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 – 14:30 Session 9A:
Machine Learning
Chair: Takeshi Iwashita (Hokkaido University) Hall B 3+4
Mingi Li (University of Tsukuba), Yusuke Tanimura, Hidemoto Nakada (AIST)
Parameter Exchange and Network Structure on Large-scale Clusters for Machine Learning
Ayae Ichinose (Ochanomizu University), Atsuko Takefusa (NII), Hidemoto Nakada (AIST), Masato Oguchi (Ochanomizu University)
Comparison using Various Clients for Distributed Processing of Deep Learning Framework Caffe
Yuki Ito, Ryo Matsumiya, Toshio Endo (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Supporting Deep Learning over GPU Memory Capacity using Memory Hierarchy
Session 9B:
Embedded Systems
Chair: Ryota Shioya (Nagoya University) Hall B 1
Tatsuya Fujii, Mihiro Sonoyama, Takatsugu Ono, Haruichi Kanaya, Koji Inoue (Kyushu University)
Radio Propagation Characteristics based Device Authentication for Embedded Systems
Mihiro Sonoyama, Tatsuya Fujii, Takatsugu Ono, Osamu Muta, Koji Inoue (Kyushu University)
Impact of Antenna Directivity on Received Signal Strength Indicator based Device Authentication
Shoki Fukuda, Shun Kurihara, Shintaro Hamanaka (Kogakuin University), Masato Oguchi (Ochanomizu University), Saneyasu Yamaguchi (Kogakuin University)
An Accelerated Environment for Decreasing Application Monitoring Time by Modifying Time Management Implementation in Kernel
14:30 – 14:45 Coffee Break Foyer
14:45 – 16:15 Session 10A:
Cloud & File Systems
Chair: Ryousei Takano (AIST) Hall B 3+4
Tomoya Tanjo, Kento Aida, Atsuko Takefusa, Yoshinobu Masatani (NII), Shigetoshi Yokoyama (NII, Gunma University)
Towards a dynamic reconfiguration framework of computing resources for inter-cloud platform
Kohei Toshimitsu, Kenjiro Taura (University of Tokyo)
A Distributed File System for Instant Deployment across Multiple Environments
Hiroki Nakazawa, Kenjiro Taura (The University of Tokyo)
Speeding Up AMFS: A File System for Emerging Persistent Memory Supporting Atomic Data Durability
Session 10B:
Chair: Yohei Hasegawa (Toshiba Corporation) Hall B 1
Ryo Takata, Jun Ishii, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Masaaki Kondo, Hiroshi Nakamura (The University of Tokyo), Tetsui Ohkubo, Takuya Kojima, Hideharu Amano (Keio University)
Design and Evaluation of An Accelerator Chip for Deep Neural Networks
Ushio Jimbo (SOKENDAI), Junji Yamada (The University of Tokyo), Masahiro Goshima (NII)
Application of Clocking Scheme That Enables Dynamic Time Borrowing
Keisuke Fujimoto, Takashi Nakada (NAIST), Shinya Takamaeda-Yamazaki (Hokkaido University), Yasuhiko Nakashima (NAIST)
A Multi-Level Power-Capping Mechanism for FPGAs
16:15 – 16:45 Award Ceremony & Closing PC Chair: Masahiro Goshima (NII) Hall B 3+4
: Accepted in Young Researcher Slot
(BR), etc. : Award
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