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DAY 1 - 27 September 2017 (Wed)

07:30 - 08:30


08:30 - 09:00


09:00 - 10:00

Keynote I

10:00 - 10:30


10:30 - 11:30

Keynote II

11:30 - 12:30

Poster Session

12:30 - 13:45


13:45 - 15:45

Session I

15:45 - 16:15


16:15 - 18:15

Session II

18:30 - 20:30

Welcome Reception and Poster Display Session

DAY 2 - 28 September 2017 (Thur)

08:00 - 09:00


09:00 - 10:00

Keynote III

10:00 - 10:45

Best Paper Presentation

10:45 - 11:15


11:15 - 12:45

Session III

12:45 - 14:00


14:00 - 16:00

Session IV

16:00 - 16:30


16:30 - 18:00

PhD Forum

18:00 - 21:30


DAY 3 - 29 September 2017 (Fri)

08:00 - 09:00


09:00 - 10:30


10:30 - 10:45


10:45 - 12:45

Session V

12:45 - 13:45


13:45 - 15:45

Session VI

15:45 - 16:00

Closing session





Technical Program


Wednesday, 27 September 2017

07:30-08:30 Registration



08:30-09:00 Opening Ceremony



09:00-10:00 Keynote I

Session Chair: Michael Lyu



Big Data: Its Science, Industry, and Business

Prof. Wei Zhao, University of Macau


10:00-10:30 Coffee Break

10:30-11:30 Keynote II

Session Chair: Andrea Ceccarelli



RAS design for Emerging Technology

Dr Xuewen (Sean) Gong, Huawei Technologies


11:30-12:30 Poster Presentation Session

Session Chair: Song Guo



A Greedy-Based Method for Modified Condition/Decision Coverage Testing Criterion

Bo-His Li, Chin-Yu Huang


A Resilient Auction Framework for Deadline-Aware Jobs in Cloud Spot Market

Abadhan S. Sabyasachi, H M Dipu Kabir, Ahmed M. Abdelmoniem, Subrota K. Mondal


Automated Resource Sharing for Virtualized GPU with Self-Configuration

Jianguo Yao, Qiumin Lu,and  Zhengwei Qi


Performance Modeling of PBFT Consensus Process for Permissioned Blockchain Network (Hyperledger Fabric)

Harish Sukhwani, José M. Martìnez, Xiaolin Chang, Kishor S. Trivedi, and Andy Rindos


Detecting TCP-based DDoS Attacks in Baidu Cloud-Computing Data Centers

Jiahui Jiao, Benjun Ye, Yue Zhao, Rebecca J. Stones, Gang Wang, Xiaoguang Liu, Shaoyan Wang, Guangjun Xie


PITR: An Efficient Single-failure Recovery Scheme for PIT-Coded Cloud Storage Systems

Peng Li, Jiaxiang Dong, Xueda Liu, Gang Wang, Zhongwei Li, Xiaoguang Liu


12:30-13:45 Lunch

Kong Chiu Lau, 1/F, Harbour Crystal Centre, 100 Granville Road, Tsim Sha Tsui


13:45-15:45 Session I: Cloud Environments

Session Chair: Lydia Chen



Fine-Grained Consistency Upgrades for Online Services (Paper 13)

Filipe Freitas, João Leitão, Nuno Preguiça and Rodrigo Rodrigues


A Practical Framework for Privacy-Preserving NoSQL Databases (Paper 53)

Ricardo Macedo, João Paulo, Rogério Pontes, Bernardo Portela, Tiago Oliveira, Miguel Matos and Rui Oliveira


Parameterized and Runtime-tunable Snapshot Isolation in Distributed Transactional Key-value Stores (Paper 97)

Hengfeng Wei, Yu Huang and Jian Lu


Robust Multi-Resource Allocation with Demand Uncertainties in Cloud Scheduler (Paper 111)

Jianguo Yao, Qiumim Lu, Hans-Arno Jacobsen and Haibing Guan


15:45-16:15 Coffee Break

16:15-18:15 Session II: Networks

Session Chair: Paweł T. Wojciechowski



Stateless Reliable Geocasting (Paper 30)

Jordan Adamek, Mikhail Nesterenko, James Scott Robinson and Sebastien Tixeuil


Controlling Cascading Failures in Interdependent Networks under Incomplete Knowledge

(Paper 45)

Diman Zad Tootaghaj, Novella Bartolini, Hana Khamfroush and Thomas La Porta


On Availability for Blockchain-Based Systems (Paper 49)

Ingo Weber,  Vincent Gramoli, Alex Ponomarev, Mark Staples,  Ralph Holz, An Binh Tran and Paul Rimba


A Horizontally Scalable and Reliable Architecture for Location-based Publish-Subscribe (Paper 75)

Bertil Chapuis, Benoît Garbinato and Lucas Mourot


18:30-20:30 Welcome Reception and Poster Display Session

Staff Club Restaurant, 5/F, S Core, PolyU


Thursday, 28 September 2017

08:00-09:00 Registration



09:00-10:00 Keynote Session III

Session Chair: Jiannong Cao



Building High Availability IT Services from a Banking IT Perspective

Dr Fred Suk, Bank of China (Hong Kong) Ltd


10:00-10:45 Best Paper Presentation

Session Chair: Jiannong Cao



Automated Fine Tuning of Probabilistic Self-Stabilizing Algorithms (Paper 19)

Saba Aflaki, Matthias Volk, Borzoo Bonakdarpour, Joost-Pieter Katoen and Arne Storjohann


10:45-11:15 Coffee Break

11:15-12:45 Session III: Algorithms and Protocols

Session Chair: Sara Bouchenak



On The Robustness of Neural Networks (Paper 1)

El Mahdi El Mhamdi, Rachid Guerraoui and Sébastien Rouault


Reconfiguring Parallel State Machine Replication (Paper 25)

Eduardo Alchieri, Fernando Dotti, Odorico Mendizabal and Fernando Pedone


A Statistical Framework on Software Aging Modeling with Continuous-Time Hidden Markov Model (Paper 80)

Hiroyuki Okamura, Junjun Zheng and Tadashi Dohi


12:45-14:00 Lunch

Kong Chiu Lau, 1/F, Harbour Crystal Centre, 100 Granville Road, Tsim Sha Tsui


14:00-16:00 Session IV: Storage Systems I

Session Chair: Fernando Pedone



Hybrid-RC: Flexible Erasure Codes with Optimized Recovery Performance and Low Storage Overhead (Paper 7)

Liuqing Ye, Dan Feng, Yuchong Hu and Qing Liu


Correlation-Aware Stripe Organization for Efficient Writes in Erasure-Coded Storage Systems (Paper 8)

Zhirong Shen, Patrick P. C. Lee, Jiwu Shu and Wenzhong Guo


A Simulation Analysis of Reliability in Erasure-Coded Data Centers (Paper 40)

Mi Zhang, Shujie Han and Patrick P. C. Lee


Optimal Storage under Unsynchronized Mobile Byzantine Faults (Paper 54)

Silvia Bonomi, Antonella Del Pozzo, Maria Potop-Butucaru and Sebastien Tixeuil


16:00-16:30 Coffee Break

16:30-18:00 PhD Forum

Session Chair: Sandeep Kulkarni and Haruo Yokota



Runtime Measurement Architecture for Bytecode Integrity in JVM-based Cloud

Haihe Ba, Huaizhe Zhou, Jiangchun Ren, Zhiying Wang


The Use of Side-channel Attacks on Modern Virtualization Technologies

Andres R. Hernandez Coronado


An End-to-end Log Management Framework for Distributed Systems

Pinjia He


Fault-tolerant pattern formation by multiple robots: a learning approach

Jia Wang, Jiannong Cao, Shan Jiang


18:00-21:30 Banquet

Hung Kee Seafood Restaurant, Shop 6 & 9-10, G/F, Siu Yat Building, Sai Kung Hoi Pong Square, Sai Kung (Please gather at M1607 for group transportation at 18:00)


Friday, 29 September 2017

08:00-09:00 Registration



09:00-10:30 Panel



10:30-10:45 Coffee Break

10:45-12:45 Session V: Storage Systems II

Session Chair: Sébastien Tixeuil



PULP: Achieving Privacy and Utility Trade-off in User Mobility Data (Paper 26)

Sophie Cerf, Vincent Primault, Antoine Boutet, Sonia Ben Mokhtar, Robert Birke, Lydia Y. Chen, Sara Bouchenak, Nicolas Marchand and Bogdan Robu


Incremental elasticity for NoSQL data stores (Paper 36)

Antonis Papaioannou and Kostas Magoutis


CausalSpartan: Causal Consistency for Distributed Data Stores using Hybrid Logical Clocks

(Paper 69)

Mohammad Roohitavaf, Murat Demirbas and Sandeep Kulkarni


DottedDB: Anti-Entropy without Merkle Trees, Deletes without Tombstones (Paper 95)

Ricardo Gonçalves, Paulo Sérgio Almeida, Carlos Baquero and Victor Fonte


12:45-13:45 Lunch

Chinese Garden (Staff Restaurant), 4/F, S Core, PolyU


13:45-15:45 Session VI: Security and Privacy

Session Chair: Tadashi Dohi



Optimal Cyber-Defense Strategies for Advanced Persistent Threats: A Game Theoretical Analysis

(Paper 31)

Jeffrey Acquaviva, Mark Mahon, Bruce Einfalt and Tom Laporta


AutoFlowLeaker: Circumventing Web Censorship through Automation Services (Paper 60)

Shengtuo Hu, Xiaobo Ma, Muhui Jiang, Xiapu Luo and Man Ho Au


An Unsupervised Multi-Detector Approach for Identifying Malicious Lateral Movement (Paper 77)

Atul Bohara, Mohammad A. Noureddine, Ahmed Fawaz and William H. Sanders


Optimal Network Reconfiguration for Software Defined Networks using Shuffle-based Online MTD

(Paper 103)

Jin B. Hong, Seunghyun Yoon, Hyuk Lim and Dong Seong Kim


15:45-16:00 Closing Session