Wei-keng Liao

Research Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Northwestern University


Research Interests



Research



Selected Publications:

  1. Arifa Nisar, Wei-keng Liao, and Alok Choudhary. Delegation-based I/O Mechanism for High Performance Computing Systems. In the IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Sytems, vol. 23, no. 2, pages 271-79, February 2012.
  2. Wei-keng Liao, and Alok Choudhary. Dynamically Adapting File Domain Partitioning Methods for Collective I/O Based on Underlying Parallel File System Locking Protocols. In the Proceedings of International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, Austin, Texas, November 2008. ---- (This paper proposes MPI-IO optimizations for Lustre and GPFS parallel file systems. An extended version of this work can be found here published in TPDS.)

Recent Publications:

  1. Seong Jo Kim, Yuanrui Zhang, Seung Woo Son, Mahmut Kandemir, Wei-keng Liao, Rajeev Thakur, and Alok Choudhary, "IOPro: A Parallel I/O Profiling and Visualization Framework for High-Performance Storage Systems", Journal of Supercomputings, Nov. 22, 2014.
  2. Wei-keng Liao and Rajeev Thakur. MPI-IO. Book Chapter 13 in "High Performance Parallel I/O", editors Prabhat and Quincey Koziol, published by Chapman and Hall/CRC, October 23, 2014.
  3. Ruoqian Liu, and Ankit Agrawal, Wei-keng Liao, and Alok Choudhary. Search Space Preprocessing in Solving Complex Optimization Problems. In Workshop on Complexity for Big Data held in conjunction with the IEEE International Conference on Big Data, October 2014.
  4. Ruoqian Liu, and Ankit Agrawal, Wei-keng Liao, and Alok Choudhary. Enhancing Financial Decision-Making Using Social Behavior Modeling. In Workshop on Social Network Mining and Analysis, held in conjunction with the SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, August 2014.
  5. Ruben Buaba, Abdollah Homaifar, William Hendrix, Seung Woo Son, Wei-keng Liao, and Alok Choudhary. Randomized Algorithm for Approximate Nearest Neighbor Search in High Dimensions. Journal of Pattern Recognition Research, 9(1), 2014.
  6. Auroop Ganguly, Evan Kodra, Ankit Agrawal, Arindam Banerjee, Shyam Boriah, Singdhansu Chatterjee, Alok Choudhary, Debasish Das, James Faghmous, Poulomi Ganguli, Subimal Ghosh, Katharine Hayhoe, Cynthia Hays, William Hendrix, Qiang Fu, Jaya Kawale, Devashish Kumar, Vipin Kumar, Wei-keng Liao, Stefan Liess, Rachindra Mawalagedara, Varun Mithal, Robert Oglesby, Kaustubh Salvi, Peter Snyder, Karsten Steinhaeuser, David Wang, and and Don Wuebbles. Toward Enhanced Understanding and Projections of Climate Extremes Using Physics-Guided Data Mining Techniques. Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics Discussions, 21(1), 2014.


More publications can be found in CUCIS.


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Contact Information

L359 Technological Institute
2145 Sheridan Road
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL 60208-3118

Phone: (847) 491-2916
Fax: (847) 491-4455