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Dr. Shikharesh Majumdar: List of Publicatio

Papers Published in Journals

§         Kapoor, N.K., Majumdar, S., Nandy, B., "Techniques for Allocation of Sensors in Shared Wireless Sensor Networks", Journal of Networks, Vol. 10, No.1, 2015.

  • Gillespie, R., Kamil, A., Lung, C.H., Majumdar,S., Ashwood-Smith, P. "An Efficient Address Resolution Technique for Large Layer 2 Networks", International Journal of Next-Generation Computing: No: 2, Vol. 4, 2013.

§         Melendez, J.O., Majumdar, S., “Matchmaking on Clouds and Grids”, International Journal of  Internet Technology (JIT) [accepted for publication] 2012.

  • Asif, M., Majumdar, S., “Partitioning Frameworks for Mobile Web Services”, International Journal of Parallel, Emergent and Distributed  Systems Vol. 26, Issue 6, 2011, pp. 519-544.
  • Kapoor, N.K., Majumdar, S., Nandy, B., “Class Based Grid Resource Management Strategies for On Demand Jobs”, Simulation: Transactions of the Society for Modeling and Simulation International Vol. 86, No.: 11, November 2010, pp. 675-697.
  • Farooq, U., Majumdar, S., Parsons, E., “Achieving Efficiency, Quality of Service and Robustness in Multi-Organizational Grids”, Journal of Systems and Software (Special Issue on Software Performance), Vol. 82, Issue: 1, January 2009, pp. 23-38.
  • Farooq, U., Majumdar, S., Parsons, E.W., “High Performance Middleware for Mobile Wireless Networks,” Mobile Information Systems, 2007, Vol.  7, No. 2, pp. 107-132.
  • Muhammad, A., Majumdar, S., Kopec, G., “Load Sharing in Call Server Clusters”, Computer Communications (Special Issue on Advances in Communication Networking), Vol. 30, November 2007, pp. 3027-3045.
  • Bock., P., Majumdar, S., Bock, W., “Internet-based Distributed Data Acquisition System for Fiber-optic Sensors”, IEEE Trans. on Instrumentation and Measurement, February 2007.
  • Krishnamurthy, D., Rolia, J., Majumdar, S., “A Synthetic Workload Generation Technique for Stress Testing Session-Based Systems”, IEEE Trans. on Software Eng., January 2007..
  • Abhari, A., Dandamudi, S.P., Majumdar, S., “Secondary Storage Management for Proxy Caches”, Future Generation Computer Systems, 2005.
  • Wu, W.-K., Majumdar, S., “Flyover: a Technique for Achieving High Performance in CORBA-Based Systems with Limited Heterogeneity”, International Journal of High Performance Computer Networks, 2005.
  • Majumdar, S., Shen, E.-K., “High Performance Adaptive CORBA Middleware”, Journal of Parallel and Distributed Systems, 2004.
  • Chan,Y.-N., Dandamudi, S.P., Majumdar, S., "Processor Scheduling in a Multiprogrammed Transputer Systems", Journal of Computers and Their Applications, 2003.
  • Abdul Fatah, I., Majumdar, S., ``Performance of CORBA-Based Client‑Server Architectures'', IEEE Transactions on Parallel & Distributed Systems, February 2002, pp. 111-127.
  • Abhari, A., Dandamudi, S.P., Majumdar, S., “Structural Characterization of Popular Web Documents”, International Journal of Computers and Their Applications, Vol. 9, No. 1, Vol. 9, No.: 1, March 2002, pp. 15-24.
  • Liu, M.,  Majumdar, S., Streibel, D., Carroll, B. “Scheduling on a Multiprocessor-Based Telephone Switch”, Journal of South African Computer Society (selected papers from SAICSIT Conference), No. 26, November 2000, pp. 154-163.
  • Kwong, P., Majumdar, S. ``Scheduling I/O in Multiprogrammed Parallel Systems'', Journal of Informatica (Special Issue on High performance Computing on Clusters), 1999.
  • Graham. W.C., Majumdar, S., Performance of Scheduling Strategies for Client Server Systems'', Journal of Parallel & Distributed Computing, Vol. 58, 1999, pp. 389-424.
  • Majumdar, S., Woodside, C.M., "Robust Bounds and Throughput Guarantees for General Closed Multiclass Queuing Networks", Performance Evaluation, Vol. 32, 1998, pp. 101-136.
  • Majumdar, S., "Application of Relational Interval Arithmetic to Computer Performance Analysis", Constraints (Special Issue: Interval Constraints), Vol.2, No.2, October 1997, pp. 215-235.
  • Luethi, J., Majumdar, S., Kotsis, G., Haring, G., "Performance Bounds for Distributed Systems with Workload Variabilities and Uncertainties", Parallel Computing (Special Issue: Distributed and Parallel Systems: Environments and Tools), North Holland, Vol. 22, No. 13, March 1997.
  • Neilson, J.E., Woodside, C.M., Petriu, D.C., Majumdar, S., "Software Bottlenecking in Client-Server Systems and Rendezvous Networks", IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, September 1995.
  • Franks, G., Hubbard, A., Majumdar, S., Neilson, J., Petriu, D., Rolia, J., Woodside, C.M., "A Toolset for Performance Engineering and Software Design of Client Server Systems'', Performance Evaluation June 1995.
  • Woodside, C.M., Neilson, J.E., Petriu, D.C., and Majumdar, S., "The Stochastic Rendezvous Network Model for Performance of Synchronous Client-Server-Like Distributed Software", IEEE Transactions on Computers, January 1995.
  • Majumdar, S., Eager, D.L. and Bunt, R.B., "Characterization of Programs for Scheduling in Multiprogrammed Parallel Systems", Performance Evaluation, Vol. 13, 1991, pp. 109 -130.
  • Majumdar, S., Woodside, C.M., Neilson, J.E.,  and Petriu, D.C., "Performance Bounds for Concurrent Software with Rendezvous", Performance Evaluation, Vol. 13, 1991, pp. 207 - 236.

Papers Published In Magazines

  • Majumdar, S., “Resource Management on Clouds: Handling Uncertainties in Parameters and Policies” (invited paper), Computer Society of India (CSI) Communications, Vol. 35, No: 2, May 2011, pp.16-19.
  • Majumdar, S., Kumar, K. and Raghunathan, K.S., "Interface Unites Z8000 with Other Families of Peripheral Devices", Electronics, McGraw-Hill, July 28, 1981.

Contribution to Books

  • Ahmad, I., Majumdar, S. “Resource Management for Data Intensive Tasks on Grids”, book chapter in Grid Computing, Intech, 2011.[NSERC]
  • Asif, M., Majumdar, S., “Hosting Web Services on Mobile Devices”, book chapter, in Mobile Web 2.0: Developing and Delivering Services to Mobile Phones (ed. Ahson), CRC Press, 2010.
  • Majumdar, S., "High Performance Middleware-Based Systems", in Middleware for Communications (ed. Q. Mahmoud), John Wiley and Sons, 2004 (to appear).
  • Majumdar, S., Luthi, J., Haring, G., Ramadoss, R., “Characterization and Analysis of Software and Systems with Uncertainties and Variabilities”, in Performance EngineeringState of the Art and Current Trends (eds. Dumke, R., Rautenstrauch, C., Schmietendorf, A., Scholz, A.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LCNS 2047), Springer, pp. 202-221.
  • Majumdar S. et al. Dictionary of Computer Science, Engineering, and Technology (eds: P. Laplante, E. Veklerov) Academic Press  2001.
  • Majumdar, S., Parsons, E., "Parallel Job Scheduling: a Performance Perspective", Performance Evaluation: Origins and Directions, (eds: G. Haring, C. Lindemann, M. Reiser), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer Verlag 2000.
  • Majumdar, S., Danadmudi, S.P., editors of Proceedings of the IEEE MASCOTS'98 Workshops, Montreal, July 1999.

Tutorials and Professional Courses

  • Majumdar, S., “Resource Management on Clouds: Principles and Techniques”, (4 hours)  International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networks (ICDCN), Coimbatore, India, January 2014.
  • Majumdar, S., “Resource Management on Grids & Clouds” , (2.5 hours)., Cloud Computing 13, Valencia (Spain), May 2013.
  • Majumdar, S., Advanced Distributed Computing, (3-day course) Mody Institute of Technology and Science, Lakshmangarh, India, Professional Course (Given to Computer Science professors)..
  • Majumdar, S. “High Performance CORBA” (4 hours)., IEEE High Performance Computing Conference (tutorial), Hyderabad, India, December 2001.

 

Invited Talks

§         “Research on Cloud Computing at Carleton University”, Carleton University Alumni Event, San Francisco, April 2015 (invited presentation).

  • Plenary Address: “Achieving Quality of Service, Cost and Revenue Goals on Distributed Systems: the Resource Management Challenge”, , Emerging Applications of Information Technology (EAIT), Kolkata, India, January 2015.
  • Keynote Address, “Advances in ICT: Clouds, Mobile Services and Internet of Things” International Conference on Electronics, Communication & Measurement (ICECI), Kolkata, India, January 2014.
  • Keynote Address:Cloud Computing: From Enterprises to Cyber-Physical Systems”, Summer Simulation Multi-Conference, Society for Modeling and Simulation Intl, Toronto, Canada, July 2013,
  • “Resource Management on Clouds: the Multifaceted Problem and Solutions”, International Conference on Advances in Cloud Computing, Bangalore, India, July 2012.
  • “Clouds: Promises and Challenges”,  Invest Ottawa, Ottawa, June 2012 (invited talk).
  • Cloud Computing: Performance, Service Level Agreements and Revenue”, International Conference on Recent Trends in Information Systems (ReTIS), Kolkata, India, December 2011 (invited talk).
  • “Cloud Computing: Promises, Challenges and Answers”, TELUS Technology Summit, Toronto, November 2011 (invited talk).
  • “Resource Management on Clouds and Grids: Challenges and Answers” Politecnico Di Milano, Milan, Italy, June  2011.
  • “Resource Management on Clouds and Grids: Challenges and Answers” , University of L’Aquila, Italy, June  2011.
  • “Resource Management on Clouds and Grids: Challenges and Answers”, 14th Communications and Networking Symposium, Boston, April 2011 (invited talk)
  • “Clouds: Opportunities and Challenges”, 43rd Plenary, International Standards Advisory Council of Canada (ISACC), Ottawa, May 2010 (invited talk).
  • "Achieving High Performance in CORBA-Based Systems", University of Quebec (Hull), February 2000 (invited talk).   
  • "Achieving High Performance in CORBA-Based Systems", IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor Lecture,

§         Quebec City November 1999

§         Calcutta (India) December 1999

§         Ottawa January 2000

§         New York (Long Island) November 2001

§         Costa Rica  May 2001  

  • "Performance of CORBA-Based Middleware Systems", University Autonoma of Guadalajara, Guadalajara (Mexico), October 1999 (invited talk).
  • "Performance Analysis of Systems with Variabilities and Uncertainties in Workload",  Dagstuhl Workshop, Schloss Dagstuhl, Germany, September 1997 (invited talk).
  • "Resource Management in Parallel & Distributed Systems", Nortel Technologies, Ottawa, June 1997 (invited talk).
  • "Scheduling in Client-Server Systems", University of Vienna, September 1996 (invited talk).     
  • "Resource Management in Parallel & Distributed Systems", OCRI Workshop on Software Performance Engineering, Ottawa, May 1997.
  • "Distributed Processing Systems (6 day ConGESE course given at Nortel Tech. with a colleague), March-June 1996.
  • "Management of Parallel I/O" (invited talk), IFIP Working Group 7.3 Workshop, Ottawa, May 1995.  
  • "Processor Scheduling in Multiprogrammed Parallel Systems", T.J. Watson Research Center (IBM), Yorktown Heights, USA, November 1987.
    • Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, USA, November 1987.
    • University of New Orleans, New Orleans, USA, November 1987.
    • University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, December 1987.
    • Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, November 1988.

o       University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada, November 1988

Papers Published In Refereed Conference Proceedings

§         McGregor, A., Bennett,  D., Majumdar, S., Nandy, B., Melendez, J.O., St-Hilaire, M., Lau, Liu, J. “A Cloud-Based Platform for Supporting Research Collaboration”, Proc. 8th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD), New York, June 2015 (accepted for publication).

 

§         Biswas, A., Majumdar, S., Nandy, B., El-Haraki, A., “Predictive Auto-scaling Techniques for Clouds Subjected to Requests with Service Level Agreements”, Proc. 11th IEEE World Congress on Services (SERVICES), June 2015 (accepted for publication)

 

§         Li, X., Lung, C.-H., Majumdar, S., “Energy Aware Green Spine Switch Management Communications (ICC 2015), London (UK), June 2015 (accepted for publication).

 

§         Biswas, A., Majumdar, S., Nandy, B., El-Haraki, A."An Auto-scaling Framework for Controlling Enterprise Resources on Clouds", Proc. 15th IEEE/ACM International Symp. on Cluster Cloud & Grid Computing (Intl. Workshop on  Cloud for Business, Industries and Enterprises (C4BIE)), Shenzen , May 2015.

 

§         McGregor, A., Bennett, D., Majumdar, S., Nandy, B., Melendez, J.O., St-Hilaire, M.,  Lau, D., Liu, J., Biswas, A., Lim, N., Tehranian, A., Zhuang, K., Davidson, L., "RP-SMARF: A Cloud-Based Platform for Research Collaboration on Smart Facilities Management", Poster, IEEE/ACM International Conference on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing (CCGrid 2015), Shenzen China, May 2015.

§         Lim, N., Majumdar, S. and Ashwood-Smith, P., “A Constraint Programming Based Hadoop Scheduler for Handling MapReduce Jobs with Deadlines on CloudsProc. Intl. on Performance Engineering (ICPE), Austin (USA)February 2015.

  • Biswas A., Majumdar, S., Nandy, B., El-Haraki, A. “Automatic Resource Provisioning: a Machine earning based Proactive approach”, Proc. IEEE Intl. Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science (Cloudcom), Singapore, December 2014.

§         Lim, N., Majumdar, S., Ashwood-Smith, P., “Constraint Programming-Based Resource Management Technique for Processing MapReduce Jobs with SLAs on Clouds”, Proc. Intl. Conf. on Parallel Processing (ICPP), Minneapolis (USA), October 2014.

§         Lim, N., Majumdar, S., Ashwood-Smith, P., “Resource Management Techniques for Handling Requests with Service Level Agreements, Proc. 2014 International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (SPECTS'14), Monterey, July 2014

  • Phuong, H., Majumdar, S., Zaman, M., Srivastava, P., Goel, N., “Resource Management Techniques for Handling Errors in User Estimated Job Execution Times”, Proc. 2014 International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (SPECTS'14), Monterey, July 2014.
  • Lung, C.-H., Sanaullah, M., Cao, Y., Majumdar, S., “Design and Performance Evaluation of Cloud-Based XML Publish/Subscribe Services”, Proc. 11th IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (SCC), July 2014 (to appear).
  • Lim, N, Majumdar, S., Ashwood-Smith, P., “Engineering Resource Management Middleware for Optimizing the Performance of Clouds Processing MapReduce Jobs with Deadlines”, Proc. 5th ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE), Dublin, March 2014.
  • Kapoor N., Majumdar S., and Nandy B., “Dynamic Allocation of Sensor Nodes in Wireless Sensor Networks Hosting Multiple Applications”, Proc. 2012 International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (SPECTS'12), Toronto, July 2013.
  • Lau, D., Liu, J., Majumdar, S., Nandy,B.,  St-Hilaire, M. and Yang, C.S., “A Cloud-Based Approach for Smart Facilities Management”, Proc. 2013 IEEE Conference on Prognostics and Health Management (PHM), Gaithersburg, June 2013.
  • Gillespie, R., Kamil, A., Lung C.-H., Majumdar, S. and Ashwood-Smith, P., “Address Resolution in Large Layer 2 Networks for Data Centers” Proc. NetCloud 2012 Workshop (held in conjunction with IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science (Cloudcom 2012)), Taipei, December 2012.
  •  Lim, N., Majumdar, S., Srivastava, V., “Devising Secure Sockets Layer-Based Distributed Systems: A Performance-Aware Approach”, Proc. IEEE International Performance, Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC 12), Austin, December 2012.

§         Kapoor N., Majumdar S., and Nandy B., “Sensor Allocation to Multiple Applications in Shared Wireless Sensor Networks”, Extended Abstract for Poster,  Proc. 31st IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC 2012), Austin, TX, U.S.A., December 2012.

§         Kanagasundaram, R., Majumdar, S. Zaman, M., Srivastava, P., Goel, P., “Exposing Resources as Web services: a Performance Oriented Approach,  Proc. 2012 International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (SPECTS'12), Genoa (Italy), July 2012.

  • Kapoor, N., Majumdar, S., Nandy, B., “System and Application Knowledge Based Scheduling of Multiple Applications in a WSN”, Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2012) - Adhoc, Sensor and Mesh Networking Symposium, Ottawa, June 2012.

§         Majumdar, S., M. Asif, Melendez, O., Kanagasundaram, R., Lau, D.T., Nandy, B., Zaman, M., Srivastava, P., Goel, N., “Middleware Architecture for Sensor-Based Bridge Infrastructure Management”, Proc. 15th Communications and Networking Symposium, Boston, March 2012.

§         Asif, M., Majumdar, S., A Runtime Partitioning Technique for Mobile Web Services”, Proc. International Workshop on Applications of Wireless Ad Hoc and Sensor Network (AWASN11), Taipei, Taiwan, September, 2011 (accepted for publication).

§         Cao, Y., Lung, C.-H., Majumdar, S., “An XPath Query Aggregation Algorithm Using a Region Encoding”,  Proc. IEEE 11th Annual Symposium for Applications and the Internet (SAINT '11), Munich (Germany), July 2011.

§         Kapoor, N., Majumdar, S., Nandy, B. “Scheduling on Wireless Sensor Networks

§         Hosting Multiple Applications”, Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2011) - Adhoc, Sensor and Mesh Networking Symposium, Kyoto (Japan), June 2011.

§         Melendez, J.O., "Utilizing “Opaque” Resources for Revenue Enhancement on Clouds and Grids", Proc. Cluster Computing and the Grid (International Workshop on Cloud for Business, Industries and Enterprises (C4BIE)), Newport Beach (USA), May 2011.

§         Cao, Y., Lung, C.-H., Majumdar, S., “A Peer-to-Peer Model for XML Publish/Subscribe Services”, Proc. of the 9th Communications Networks and Systems Research (CNSR) Conference, Ottawa (Canada), May 2011.

§         Lim, N., Majumdar, S., “Engineering SSL-Based Systems for Enhancing System Performance”, Proc. ACM International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE), 2011, Karlsruhe (Germany), March 2011.

§         Dai, L., Lung, C.-H., Majumdar, S., “A XML Message Filtering and Matching Approach in Publish/Subscribe Systems”, Proc. IEEE GLOBCOM Conference, Miami, Florida, December 2010.

§         Majumdar, S., "On the Energy-Performance Tradeoff for Parallel Applications", Proc. EPEW 2010: 7th European Performance Engineering Workshop, Bertinoro, Italy, September 2010.

§         Xie, S. Yee, G., Majumdar, S., “Automated Threat Identification for UML”, Proc. International Conference on Security and Cryptography (SECRYPT 2010), Athens, Greece, July 2010.

§         Melendez, J.O., Majumdar, S., “Matchmaking with limited Knowledge of Resources on Clouds and Grids”,  Proc. 2010 International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (SPECTS'10), Ottawa, July 2010.

§         Lim, N., Majumdar, S., Nandy, B., “Providing Interoperability for Resource Access Using Web Services”, Proceedings of the 8th Communications Networks and Systems Research (CNSR) Conference, May 2010, Montreal.

§         Melendez, J.O., Majumdar, S., Farooq, U., Parsons, E., “Using the Any Schedulability Criterion for Matchmaking on Clouds and Grids” (Poster), 10th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing

§         (CCGRID 2010), Melbourne, Australia, May 2010.

§         Cao, Y., Majumdar, S., Lung, C.-H., “Caching Techniques for XML Message Filtering”, Proc. IEEE International Performance, Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC 09), Phoenix (AZ), December 2009.

§         Majumdar, S., Nandy, B., Lau, D., Goel, N., Srivastava, P., Zaman, M., Asif, M., Melendez, J.O., Thirukailyanathan, K., Lim, N., Kanagasundaram, R., Hoang, P., Tehranian, A., “Cloud-Based Bridge Infrastructure Management”,  (Poster), IBM-CASCON 2010, Toronto, November 2010.

§         Melendez, J.O., Majumdar, S., Farooq, U., Parsons, E., "Engineering Resource Management Middleware for Achieving High Revenue and QoS on Clouds" (Poster), IBM-CASCON 2009, Toronto, November 2009. 

§         Asif, M., Majumdar, S., "A Graph Based Algorithm for Partitioning of Mobile Web Services", Proc. 17th IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS’09), September 2009, pp. 341-350.

§         Cao, Y., Lung, C., Majumdar, S., "A Subscription Coverage Technique for XML Message Dissemination, Proc. IEEE 9th Annual Symposium for Applications and the Internet (SAINT '09), Seattle, July 2009, pp. 137-140.

§         Majumdar, S. “The “Any-Schedulability” Criterion for Providing QoS Guarantees Through Advance Reservation Requests”, Proc. Cluster Computing and the Grid

§         International Workshop on Cloud Computing), Shanghai (China), May 2009, pp.      490-495.

§         Asif, M., Majumdar, S., Performance Analysis of Mobile Web Service Partitioning Frameworks”, Proc. The Sixteenth International Conference on Advanced Computing and Communication (ADCOM 2008), Chennai, India, December 2008, pp. 190-197.

§         Ahmad, I., Majumdar, S., “A Two Level Approach for Managing Resource and Data Intensive Tasks in Grids”, Proc. International Conference on Grid Computing, High-Performance and Distributed Applications (GADA'08), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol.: 5331/2008, Elsevier, Monterrey, Mexico, November 2008, pp. 802-811.

§         Asif, M., Majumdar, S., Dragnea, R. “Partitioning the WS Execution Environment for Hosting Mobile Web Services”,  Proc. IEEE  International Conference on Services Computing (SCC 2008),  Honolulu, July 2008, pp315-322.

§         Sivaraja, S., Thiyagarajah, M., Piranavam, T., Lung, C.-H., Majumdar, S. “Efficient Multiple-Keyword Search in DHT-based Decentralized Systems”, Proc. 2008 International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (SPECTS'08), Edinburgh, UK, June 2008, pp. 406-412.

§         Ahmad, I., Majumdar, S., “Performance of Resource Management Algorithms for "Processable Bulk Data Transfer" Tasks in Grid Environments”, Proc. 7th ACM International Workshop on Software and Performance (WOSP’08), Princeton, June 2008, pp. 177-188.

§         Asif, M., Majumdar, S., Dragnea, R., “Application Partitioning for Enhancing System Performance for Services Hosted on Wireless Devices”, Proc. Workshop on Service Oriented Engineering and Optimizations (SENOPT 07), Goa, India, December 2007.

§         Sun, B., Majumdar, S., Kopec, G., “Call Server Clusters for Telecommunication Switches”, Proc. 2007 International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (SPECTS'07), San Diego, July 2007, pp. 295-304.

§         Kapoor, N.K., Majumdar, S., Nandy, B., “Matching of Independent Jobs on a Computing Grid”, Proc. 2007 International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (SPECTS'07), San Diego, July 2007, pp. 537-546.

§         Asif, M., Majumdar, S., Dragnea, R., “Hosting Web Services on Resource Constrained Devices”,  2007 Proc. IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS 2007), Slat Lake City (Utah), July 2007, pp. 583-590.

§         Chandrashekaran, P., Majumdar, S., Lung, C.-H., Serghi, L., “Performance Analysis of Web Service Replica Selection in an Extranet”, in the Proceedings of the 5th Communications Networks and Systems Research (CNSR) Conference, May 2007, Fredricton (NB).

§         Kassim, A.,  Esfandiari, B., Majumdar, S., “A Flexible Architecture for Management of Distributed Web Service Registeries”, in the Proceedings of the 5thCommunications Networks and Systems Research (CNSR) Conference, May 2007, Fredricton (NB).

§         Farooq, U., Majumdar, S.,  Parsons, E.W., “Engineering Grids Applications and Middleware for High Performance”, in the Proceedings of the 6th ACM International Workshop on Software and Performance(WOSP’07), Buenos Aires, Argentina, February 2007.

§         Farooq, U., Majumdar, S., Parsons, E.W., “QoSMOS” Quality of Service Aware Resource Management on Multi-Organizational Grid Systems” (Poster), IBM CASCON Conference, October 2006.

§         Farooq, U., Majumdar, S., Parsons, E.W., “A Framework to Achieve Guaranteed QoS for Applications and High System Performance in Multi-Institutional Grid Computing,” in the Proceedings of the 35th International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP’06), pp. 373-380, Columbus, OH, August 2006.

§         Bennet, D., Nandy, B., Ahmad, I., Majumdar, S., St.-Arnaud, B., “User Controlled Lightpath Management System based on a Service Oriented Architecture”, Proc. Application Controlled Optical Networks (ACON 2006), Ottawa, May 2006 (accepted for publication).

§         Farooq, U., Majumdar, S., Parsons, E.W., “Dynamic Scheduling of Lightpaths in Lambda Grids,” in the Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE International Workshop on Networks for Grid Applications (GRIDNETS’05), pp. 540-549, Boston, MA, October 2005.

§         Ahmad, I., Majumdar, S., “An Adaptive High Performance Architecture for  Processable” Bulk Data Transfers on a Grid”, Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE International Workshop on Networks for Grid Applications (GRIDNETS’05), Boston, October 2005.

§         Farooq, U., Majumdar, S., Parsons, E.W., “Impact of Laxity on Scheduling with Advance Reservations in Grids,” in the Proceedings of the 13th IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS’05), pp. 319-324, Atlanta, GA, September 2005.

§         Wang, Q., C.-H. Lung, Majumdar, S., “Effective Fair Share Resource Management Algorithms in Support of Quality-of-Service”, Proc. 2005 International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (SPECTS'05), Philadelphia, July 2005.

§         Wang, Y., Majumdar, S., “Achieving Differentiated Quality of Service and High Revenue through Scheduling on E-Commerce Systems”, Proc. 2005 International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (SPECTS'05), Philadelphia, July 2005.

§         Huo, M., Majumdar, S., “Performance of Parallel Interaction Architectures for CORBA-Based Systems”, Proc. 2005 International Sympo

  • .Farooq, U., Parsons, E., Majumdar, S., "Performance of Publish/Subscribe Middleware in Mobile Wireless Networks", Proc.  International Workshop on Software and Performance (WOSP’02), San Francisco, January 2004 (accepted for publication).
  • Huo, M., Majumdar, S., "Performance of Parallel Architectures for CORBA-Based Systems", Proc.  International Workshop on Software and Performance (WOSP’02), San Francisco, January 2004 (accepted for publication).
  • Chen, Y., Majumdar, S., "Web Page Characteristics-Based Scheduling", IEEE High Performance Computing Conference, Hyderabad (India), December 2003 (to appear).
  • Krishnamurthy, D., Rolia, J., Majumdar, S., ``SWAT: A Tool for Load Testing Session-based Web Applications", Proc. CMG Conference, December 2003 (accepted for publication).

§         Abhari, A., Dandamudi, S., Majumdar, S. "Exploiting Web Document Structure to Improve Storage Management in Proxy Caches", IEEE High Performance Computing Conference, Bangalore (India), December 2002.

§         Wu, W.-K., Majumdar, S. “Engineering CORBA-Based Systems for High Performance”, International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP’02), August 2002 Vancouver.

  • Tao W., Majumdar, S. “Application Level Performance Optimizations for CORBA-Based Systems”, Proc.  International Workshop on Software and Performance (WOSP’02), Rome, July 2002, pp. 95-103.
  • Krishnamurthy, D., Rolia, J., Arlitt, M., Majumdar, S. “A Systematic Method for Creating Tests for E-Commerce Systems, Proc. Multiconference on Measurement, Modeling, and Evaluation of Computer Communication Systems, Aachen, Germany, September 2001, pp. 225-240.
  • Chen F., Majumdar, S. “Performance of Parallel I/O Scheduling Strategies on a Network of Workstations”, Proc. IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS 2001), Kyongju City, Korea, June 2001, pp. 157-164.
  • Abhari A., Dandamudi, S., Majumdar, S., “Using Web Object to Improve the Performance of Proxy Caching”, Proc. Fourth WWW 10 Workshop on Web Engineering, Honkong, May 2001.
  • Ahmad, I., Majumdar, S., “Achieving High Performance on CORBA-Based Systems with Limited Heterogeneity”, Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Object Oriented Real-Time Computing (ISORC 2001), Magdeburg, Germany, April 2001, pp. 350-359.
  • Petriu, D.C., Amer, ., Majumdar, S., Abdul-Fatah, I., “Analytic Modeling of Middleware”,  Workshop on Software and Performance (WOSP 2000),  Ottawa, September 2000, pp. 189-194.
  • Nadimpalli, S., Majumdar, S., "Performance Enhancement Techniques for Parallel Web Servers",  International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP), Toronto, August 2000, pp. 233-242 .
  • Abhari, A., Dandamudi, D., Majumdar, S., "Characterization of Popular Web Documents", IEEE Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems Conference (PDCS '2000) , Baltimore, March 2000.
  • Shen, E.-K., Majumdar, S., Abdul-Fatah, I. "The Performance of Adaptive Middleware Systems", ACM  Principles of Distributed Computing Conference (PODC), Portland July 2000, pp. 233-241.
  • Majumdar, S., Ahmad, I., Shen, E.-K., Abdul-Fatah, I., “Attaining High Performance in CORBA-Based  Middleware Systems”, in Systems and Control: Theory and Applications (eds. N. Mastorakis), World Scientific and Engineering Society Press, 2000, pp. 219-225.
  • Majumdar, S., Ahmad, I., Shen, E.-K., Abdul-Fatah, I., “Attaining High Performance in CORBA-Based  Middleware Systems”, in Systems and Control: Theory and Applications (eds. N. Mastorakis), World Scientific and Engineering Society Press, 2000, pp. 219-225.
  • Diaconescu, L., Majumdar S., "Effect of Average Parallelism and CPU-I/O Overlap on the Performance of Parallel Applications", Workshop on Industrial Application of Network Computing (held in Conjunction with IEEE ICPADS Conference), Iwate, Japan, July 2000.
  • Majumdar, S., "Scheduling Strategies for Controlling Resource Contention on Multiprocessor Systems", IEEE High Performance Computing Conference, Calcutta (India), December 1999, pp. 151-157.
  • Majumdar, S., Beninger, B., Streibel, D., Carroll, B. ``Controlling Shared Memory Contention on a Multiprocessor-Based Telephone Switch (Extended Abstract)'', Proc. ACM SIGMETRICS Conference on Measurement and Modeling of Computer Systems, Atlanta, May 1999, pp. 228-229.
  • Diaconescu, L., Majumdar, S. ``The Performance of Parallel I/O on a Multiprogrammed Network of Workstations'', Proc. International Conf. on Parallel and Distributed Computing and Networks (PDCN), December 1998, pp. 439-448.
  • Abdul-Fatah, I., Majumdar, S., "Performance Comparison of Architectures for Client-Server Interactions in CORBA", IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS 98) , May 1998, pp. 2-11 [shorter version of journal paper in preparation].
  • Etemadi, R., Karam, G.K., Majumdar, S., "Heuristic Algorithms for Priority Assignment in Flow shops", Proc. IEEE Performance Computer and Communications (IPCCC '98),  February 1998, pp. 15-22.
  • Abdul-Fatah, I., Majumdar, S. "The Effect of Object-Agent Interactions on the performance of CORBA Systems" , Proc. IEEE Performance Computer and Communications (IPCCC '98),  February 1998, pp. 67-74.
  • Majumdar, S., Hubbard, A., "Computation of Bounds and Performance Guarantees for Client-Server Systems Using a Queueing Network Model", Proc. 31th Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences (Engineering Client-Server Systems Minitrack), January 1998.
  • Chan, Y.-N., Dandamudi, S.P., Majumdar, S., "Comparison of Processor Scheduling Strategies in Distributed Memory Multicomputer Systems", Proc. Eleventh International Parallel Processing  Symp. (IPPS'97) - IEEE & ACM, Geneva, April 1997.
  • Graham, W.C., Majumdar, S., "The Performance of Multithreading and Scheduling in Client-Server Systems", Proc. IEEE Performance Computer and Communications (IPCCC '97),  February 1997 [shorter version of journal paper].
  • Franks, G., Majumdar, S., Petriu, D., Rolia, J., Neilson, J., Woodside, C.M., "Performance Analysis of Distributed Server Systems", Proc. 6th International Conf. on Software Quality, Ottawa, October 1996, pp. 15-26.
  • Luethi, J., Kotsis, G., Majumdar, S., Haring, G., "Bounds-Based Performance Analysis for Distributed Systems with Variabilities and Uncertainties in Workload", Proc. Hungarian Workshop on Parallel & Distributed Systems (DAPSYS'96) (Environments & Tools), September 1996 [shorter version of journal paper].
  • Kwong, P., Majumdar, S., "Study of Data Distribution Strategies in Parallel I/O Management", Third International Conf. of the Austrian Committee on Parallel Computing (ACPC'96), September 1996, pp. 12-23.
  • Luethi, J., Majumdar, S., Haring, G., "Mean Value Analysis for Computer Systems with Variabilities and in Workload", Proc. Second International Computer Performance and Dependability Symposium (IPDS'96), Urbana Champaign (Illinois), Sept. 1996, pp. 32-41.
  • Majumdar, S., Phillips, T. "Performance of Server Scheduling in Client-Server Systems", Proc. IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS'96), Tokyo, Japan June 1996. pp. 448-455.
  • Majumdar, S., "Application of Relational Interval Arithmetic in Performance Analysis of Computing Systems", Proc. Post Conference Workshop on Interval Constraints (International Logic Programming Symp.), Portland (OR) December 1995 [shorter version of journal paper].
  • Majumdar, S., Shad, F. "Characterization and Management of I/O in Multiprogrammed Parallel Systems", Proc. Seventh IEEE Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing, San Antonio (TX), October 1995.
  • Majumdar, S., Phillips, T., "Scheduling in Client-Server Systems" (Extended Abstract), Proc. ACM Principles of Distributed Computing, Ottawa (ON), August 1995.
  • Majumdar, S. Ramadoss, R., "Interval-Based Performance Analysis of Computing Systems",  International Workshop on Modeling And Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS'95), January 1995.
  • Majumdar, S., Leung, Y.M., "Characterizing Applications with I/O for Processor Scheduling in Multiprogrammed Parallel Systems", Proc. Sixth IEEE Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing, Dallas (TX), October 1994.
  • Petriu, D.C., Majumdar, S., Lin, J., Hrischuck, C. "Analytic Performance Estimation of Client Server Systems with Multi-threaded Clients", Proc. International Workshop on Modeling And Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS'94), Durham (NC), January 1994, pp. 96-100.
  • Majumdar, S., Woodside, C.M., Bailey, D.L., "Measurement of Parallelism in Data Communications Protocol Software",  Proc. IEEE International Phoenix Conference on Computers and Communications, Tempe (Arizona), March 1993, pp. 56 - 65.
  • Majumdar S., Woodside, C.M., Neilson, J.E., Petriu, D.C., "Robust Box Bounds: Network Throughput Guarantees with Minimal Stochastic Assumptions", Proc. IEEE INFOCOM'92 Conference, Florence (Italy), May 1992, pp.2006 - 2015.
  • Majumdar S., "The Performance of Local and Global Scheduling Strategies in Multiprogrammed Parallel Systems" Proc. IEEE International Phoenix Conference on Computers and Communications, Phoenix (Arizona), April 1992, pp. 55 - 62.
  • Majumdar, S., Woodside, C.M. and Bailey, D., "Characterization and Measurement of Parallel­ism in Communications Protocol Software", [Poster Session],  Proc. International Conference on Parallel Processing, St. Charles (Illinois), August 1991, pp. II.270-II.271.
  • Woodside, C.M., Majumdar, S. and Neilson, J.E., "Interval Arithmetic for Computing Perform­ance Guarantees in Client-Server Software", Proc. International Conference on Computing and Information (ICCI '91), Ottawa (Ontario), May 1991, pp. 535-546.
  • Majumdar, S., Eager, D.L. and Bunt, R.B., "Scheduling in Multiprogrammed Parallel Systems", Proc. ACM SIGMETRICS Conference on Measurement and Modeling of Computer Systems, Santa Fe (New Mexico), May 1988, pp.104-113.
  • Majumdar, S. and Bunt, R.B., "Measurement and Analysis of Locality Phases in File Referenc­ing Behaviour", Proc. PERFORMANCE `86 and ACM SIGMETRICS 1986 Conference, Raleigh (North Carolina), May 1986, pp.180-192.
  • Bunt, R.B., Murphy, J.M. and Majumdar, S., "A Measure of Program Locality and Its Applica­tion", Proc. ACM SIGMETRICS Conference on Measurement and Modeling of Computer Sys­tems, Cambridge, (Mass.), August 1984, pp.28-40.

Invited Papers

  • Majumdar, S., “Resource Management on Clouds: the Multifaceted Problem and Solutions”, International Conference on Advances in Cloud Computing, Bangalore, India, July 2012.
  • Majumdar, S., “Resource Management on Clouds: Handling Uncertainties in        Parameters and Policies”, Computer Society of India (CSI) Communications, May 2011.

§         Majumdar, S., Nadimpali, S., Abhari, A., Chen, Y, Dandamudi, S., "Utilizing Page Structure for Achieving High Performance", Proc. IPSI-2003 Conference-VIP Forum, Sveti Stefan (Montenegro), October 2003.

§         Chan Y.-N., Dandamudi, S., Majumdar, S., "An Experimental Investigation of Processor Scheduling in Multiprogrammed Transputer Systems", Performance Evaluation Review, ACM SIGMETRICS, January 1999.

  • Majumdar S., Shen, E.-K., Ahmad I., "Achieving High Performance Through Adaptive Middleware in CORBA-Based Systems" (position paper), Reflective Middleware Workshop (RM-2000) (held in conjunction with Middleware 2000), New york, April 2000.
  • Woodside, C.M., Ellis, R., Neilson, J.E., Majumdar, S., and Petriu, D.C., "Object-Oriented Performance Modeling of Synchronous Client Server Systems by Rendezvous Networks" (invited paper) Proc. Bell Canada Quality Engineering Workshop, Ottawa, October 1991.
  • Woodside, C.M., Buhr, R.J.A., Karam, G.M., Pagurek, B., Majumdar, S. and Petriu, D.C., "Communications Software CAD with Performance Analysis", (invited paper) Proc. Bell Canada Quality Engineering Workshop, Montreal, October 1990.

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

  • Graham, W.C., Majumdar, S., "Scheduling in RPC-Based Client-Server Systems", Telecommunications Research Institute of Ontario Retreat Workbook, May 1995.                
  • Leung, Y.M., Majumdar, S., "The Effect of Inter-Process Communication on Scheduling in Multiprogrammed Distributed Memory Systems", Proc. First International Workshop on Parallel Processing, Bangalore (India), December 1994, 6 pages (accepted for publication August 94).
  • Majumdar, S., "Interval Arithmetic for Performance Analysis of Distributed Computing Systems", Proc. Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Quebec City, September 1991, pp. 32.3.1-32.3.4.
  • Petriu, D.C., Woodside, C.M., Neilson, J.E. and Majumdar, S., "On Analytical Performance Modeling of Software for Distributed Systems", Proc. Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, September 1990, pp. 35.1.1 - 35.1.4
  • Conference Papers (Only Abstracts Published)
  • Somashekhar, H.S., Raghunathan, K.S. and Majumdar, S., "Message Switching:  A Microproc­essor-Based Implementation", International Conference on Communication Circuits and Sys­tems, Calcutta, India, December 1981.
  • Somashekhar, H.S., Raghunathan, K.S., Ashok Kumar, K. and Majumdar, S., "Mu Bus:  A Bus Standard for Microprocessors", International Conference on Communication Circuits and Systems, Calcutta, India, December 1981.

Other Technical Papers and Reports

  • Majumdar, S. Wu, W.-K.,  CORBA Middleware: a Performance Perspective”, in Contract Report for Department of National Defense, October 2000.
  • Ahmad, I., Majumdar, S. “Achieving High Performance in CORBA-Based Systems with Limited Heterogeneity”, Tech. Report SCE-99-06, Department of Systems and Computer Engineering, Carleton University, Ottawa, December 1999.
  • Shen, E.-K., Majumdar, S., “Performance of Adaptive Middleware for CORBA-Based Systems”, Tech. Report SCE-99-07, Department of Systems and Computer Engineering, Carleton  University, Ottawa, December 1999 [longer version of conference paper].
  • Majumdar, S., Hubbard, A., "Performance Bounds for Client-Server Systems Using a Queueing Network Model", Tech. Report SCE-97-16, Department of Systems and Computer Engineering, Carleton University, Ottawa, September 1997 [longer version of conference paper].
  • Kwong, P., Majumdar, S., "Scheduling of I/O in Multiprogrammed Parallel Systems" Tech. Report SCE-96-12, Department of Systems and Computer Engineering, Carleton University, Ottawa, 1996 [longer version of paper submitted for publication].         
  • Luethi, J., Majumdar, S., Haring, G. "Mean Value Analysis for Computer Systems with Variabilities and in Workload" Technical Report TR-96101, Institute of Applied Computer Science and Information Systems, University of Vienna, 1996 [longer version of conference paper].
  • Majumdar, S., Luethi, J., Haring, G., "Histogram-Based Performance Analysis for Computer Systems with Variabilities or Uncertainties in Workload", Tech. Report SCE-95-22, Department of Systems and Computer Engineering, Carleton University, Ottawa, November 1995.
  • Majumdar,S., Ramadoss,R., "Interval-Based Performance Analysis of Computing Systems", Tech. Report SCE-94-22, Department of Systems and Computer Engineering, Carleton University, Ottawa, July 1994 [longer version of conference paper].
  • Woodside, C.M., Neilson, J.E., Petriu, D.C., Majumdar, S., "Supertask: A Flexible Abstraction for Visualizing Performance Models of Distributed Software Task Systems", Report SCE-91-24, Department of Systems and Computer Engineering, Carleton University, Ottawa, June 1991.
  • Woodside, C.M., Majumdar, S., Neilson, J.E., and Petriu, D.C., "A Guide to Rendezvous Network Modeling of Distributed Client-Server Software Systems", Report SCE-91-22, Department of Systems and Computer Engineering, Carleton University, Ottawa, April 1991.
  • Majumdar, S., Woodside, C.M., Neilson, J.E. and Petriu, D.C., "Analytic Performance Models for Distributed Processing Systems:  A Survey (Part II)", Report CSM-10, Real-Time and Dis­tributed Systems Group, Carleton University, Ottawa, November 1988.
  • Majumdar, S., "Processor Scheduling in Multiprogrammed Parallel Systems", Ph.D. Thesis, De­partment of Computational Science, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, 1988 (available as Research Report 88-6).
  • Majumdar, S., "Locality and File Referencing Behavior:  Principles and Applications", M.Sc. Thesis, Department of Computational Science, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, 1984 (available as Research Report 84-14).

Conference Presentations (without formal papers)

  • “High Performance Adaptive CORBA Middleware”, CITO Research Review, Toronto, September 2000.       
  • "High Performance Parallel and Distributed Systems", CITO Research Forum'99, Ottawa, May 1999.
  • "Resource Management in Parallel & Distributed Systems", OCRI Workshop on Software Performance Engineering, Ottawa, May 1997.                           
  • "Interval-Based Performance Analysis", OCRI Workshop on Software Performance Engineering, Ottawa, May 1997 (with A. Hubbard).          
  • "Interval-Based Performance Analysis of Client-Server Systems",  Application of Relational Interval Arithmetic Workshop (ARIA-93), Bell-Northern Research, Ottawa (Ontario), August 1993.
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