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Dr. LI Xiaorong

Dr. LI Xiaorong


Research Interests:

  • Cloud/Grid Computing
  • Distributed Multimedia Systems
  • High Performance Computing

Qualifications:

  • PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2005
  • B.Eng, Telecommunication Engineering, Beijing University of Posts and Telecomm. , China, 1998

Published Journals/ Articles:

Journals

    • Xiaorong Li and Bharadwaj Veeravalli, “A Decentralized Quality Adaptation Approach for Personalized Scalable Streaming Services", accepted by IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Dec 2013.
    • Duan Rubing and Xiaorong Li, “Multiobjective Game Theory-based Schedule Optimization for Bags-of-Tasks on Hybrid Clouds" accepted by IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, Dec 2013.
    • Duan Rubing, Radu Prodan, Xiaorong Li, “A Sequential Cooperative Game Theoretic Approach to Scheduling Multiple Large-scale Applications in Grids", Future Generation Computer Systems-The International Journal of Grid Computing and eScience, vol 30, pp. 27-43, Jan 2014.
    • Zengxiang Li, Xueyan Tang, Wentong Cai, Xiaorong Li, “Compensatory Dead Reckoning-Based Update Scheduling for Distributed Virtual Environments”, Simulation: Transactions of the Society for Modeling and Simulation International, Vol 89(10), pp. 1272-1287, Oct 2013.
    • Xiaorong Li, Bharadwaj Veeravalli, Hailong Li, “Multimedia Service Provisioning and Personalization on Grid-Based Infrastructures: Now and the Future”, IEEE multimedia, Vol. 16, Issue 1, pp. 36–45, Jan.-March 2009.
    • Xiaorong Li, Bharadwaj Veeravalli, and Viktor K Prasanna, "A Window-assisted Video Partitioning Strategy for Partitioning and Caching Video Streams in Distributed Multimedia Systems", Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing (JPDC), Vol. 67, No. 6, pp. 738-754, 2007.
    • Xiaorong Li and Bharadwaj Veeravalli, "Cost-effective Multicast Approaches for Time-Critical Applications in Dynamic Network Environments", Journal of High Speed Networks (JHSN), Vol. 16, Number 3, pp. 239-260, 2007.
    • Xiaorong Li and Bharadwaj Veeravalli, "Design and Performance Analysis of Multimedia Document Retrieval Strategies for Networked Video-on-Reservation Systems", Computer Communications, Vol. 28, No. 17, pp. 1910-1924, 2005.

Book Chapters

    • Rodrigo N. Calheiros, Henry Kasim, Terence Hung, Xiaorong Li, Sifei Lu, Long Wang, Henry Palit, Gary Lee, Rajkumar Buyya, "Adaptive Execution of Scientific Workflow Applications on Clouds", accepted in book "Cloud Computing with E-science Applications", editors: Olivier Terzo and Lorenzo Mossucca, CRC Press/Taylor & Francis, to be published in 2014.
    • Bharadwaj Veeravalli, Zeng Lingfang, Xiaorong Li, “On the Design of a Budget Conscious Adaptive Scheduler for Handling Large-Scale Many-task Workflow Applications in Clouds”, to appear in Large Scale Network-Centric Computing Systems, John Wiley & Sons, 2012.
    • Xiaorong Li, Subu Iyer and Henry Palit, “Design of a Model-Based SLA Management Service and Its Applications over Distributed SOA Environments”, Grid Computing: Technology, Service and Application published by CRC Press, a Taylor & Francis Company, 2009.
    • Xiuju Fu, Xiaorong Li, Lipo Wang, David Ong, and Stephen John Turner, "Data Mining in QoS-Aware Media", Computational Intelligence: A Compendium 2008, Handbook, Springer-Verlag, pp. 689-714, 2008.Rick Siow Mong Goh, Zhaoxia WANG, Xiao Feng Yin, Xiuju Fu, Loganathan Ponnambalam, Sifei LU, Xiaorong Li, "RiskVis: Supply Chain Visualization With Risk Management and Real-time Monitoring", in Proc. 9th IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, 17-21 August 2013 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA.

Conferences

    • DuanRubing and Xiaorong Li, “A Data-aware Partitioning and Optimization Method for Large-scale Workflows in Hybrid Computing Environments", accepted by the 19th IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS), Dec 15-18, 2013.
    • Sifei Lu, Xiaorong Li, Long Wang, Henry Kasim, Henry Palit, Terence Hung, Erika Fille Tupas Legara, Gary Lee, “A Dynamic Hybrid Resource Provisioning Approach for Running Large-scale Computational Applications on Cloud Spot and On-demand Instances", accepted by 2nd IEEE international workshop of scalable computing for big data analytics (SC-BDA), in in conjunction with the 19th IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS), Dec 15, 2013.
    • Rick Siow Mong Goh, Zhaoxia WANG, Xiao Feng Yin, Xiuju Fu, Loganathan Ponnambalam, Sifei LU, Xiaorong Li, "RiskVis: Supply Chain Visualization With Risk Management and Real-time Monitoring", in Proc. 9th IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Madison, Wisconsin, USA, 17-21 August 2013.
    • Long Wang, Rubing Duan, Xiaorong Li, Rodrigo Calheiros, Rajkumar Buyya, “An Iterative Optimization Framework for Adaptive Workflow Management in Computational Clouds”, accepted in the 11th IEEE International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing with Applications (ISPA-13), Melbourne, Australia, 16-18 July, 2013.
    • Henry N. Palit, Xiaorong Li, Sifei Lu, Lars Christian Larsen, Joseph Andre Setia, "Evaluating Hardware-Assisted Virtualization for Deploying HPC-as-a-Service", in Proceedings of the 7th international workshop on Virtualization technologies in distributed computing(VTDC"13), in conjunction with HPDC"13 The 22nd International Symposium on High-Performance Parallel and Distributed Computing, New York, NY, USA, June 17 - 21, 2013.
    • Sifei Lu, Xiaorong Li, Long Wang, Zhaoxia Wang, Henry Palit, Henry Kasim, Terence Hung, “Cloud-Based Data Analytic and Visualization Framework for Dengue Fever Analytics”, in Proc. Cloud Asia 2013, Singapore, May 15-16, 2013.
    • Henry Kasim, Terence Hung, Erika Fille Tupas Legara, Kee Khong Lee, Xiaorong Li, Bu-sung Lee, Vikknesh Selvam, Sifei Lu, Long Wang, Christopher Monterola, and Vasundhara Jayaraman, “Scalable complex system modelling for a sustainable city”, The Six IEEE International Scalable Computing Challenge (SCALE 2013) in conjunction with The 13th International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid (CCGrid 2013), Delft, Netherland, May 13-15, 2013. (1st Prize Winner)
    • Zengxiang Li, Xiaorong Li, TA Nguyen Binh Duong, Wentong Cai, Stephen John Turner, “Accelerating Optimistic HLA-based Simulations in Virtual Execution Environments in Proc. ACM SIGSIM Conference on Principles of Advanced Discrete Simulation (PADS 2013), Montreal, Canada, May 19-22, 2013. (Best Paper nomination)
    • Xiaorong Li, Rodrigo N. Calheiros, Sifei Lu, Long Wang, Henry Palit, Qin Zheng, and Rajkumar Buyya, “Design and Development of an Adaptive Workflow-Enabled Spatial-Temporal Analytics Framework”, in Proc IEEE International Workshop on Scalable Computing for Big Data Analytics (SC-BDA), in conjunction with the 18th IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS), Dec 16, 2012 (Best Prototype).
    • Theint Theint Aye,Ta Nguyen Binh Duong, Xiaorong Li, Elaine Wong Kay Li, “A Distributed Fine-Grained Flow Control System for Scalable Aircraft Spares Management and Optimization in Clouds”, in Proc. International Workshop on Cloud Performance Enhancement, in conjunction 18th IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Singapore. (ICPADS 2012), Singapore, Dec 15, 2012.
    • Rajkumar Buyya, Rodrigo N. Calheiros, and Xiaorong Li, "Autonomic Cloud Computing: Open Challenges and Architectural Elements", in Proc. 3rd International Conference on Emerging Applications of Information Technology (EAIT 2012), Kolkata, Indian, 29 Nov, 2012 (Keynote paper) .
    • Ta Nguyen Binh Duong, Xiaorong Li, Rick Siow Mong Goh, Xueyan Tang, Wentong Cai, "QoS-aware revenue-cost optimization for latency-sensitive services in IaaS clouds", in Proc. 16th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Distributed Simulation and Real Time Applications (DS-RT), Dublin, Ireland, October 25-27, 2012.
    • Rubing Duan, Radu Prodan, Xiaorong Li, “Sequential Cooperative Game Theoretic Approach to Storage-aware Scheduling of Multiple Large-scale Workflow Applications in Grids”,in Proc.13th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Grid Computing (Grid 2012), Beijing, China, Sep 20-23, 2012.
    • Orachun Udomkasemsub, Sarunya Pumma, Onpreeya Mongkolsermporn, Tiranee Achalakul, Xiaorong Li, “A Multiple-Objective Workflow Scheduling Framework for Cloud Data Analytics”, in Proc. 9th International Joint Conference on Computer Science and Software Engineering (JCSSE 2012). May 30-June 1, 2012.
    • Polpat Sukcharoen, Xiaorong Li, Tiranee Achalakul, “Design and Analysis of a Cloud-based Epidemic Simulation Framework”, in Proc. 9th ECTI-CON 2012, Hua Hin, Thailand, May 16-18, 2012.
    • Xiaorong Li, Sifei Lu, Long Wang, Henry Palit, Rodrigo N. Calheiros, Rajkumar Buyya “Adaptive and Collaborative Workflow enabled Spatial Temporal Analytic Framework for Climate associated Dengue Fever Prediction in Clouds”, IEEE SCALE Challenge in conjunction with 12th IEEE CCGrid, Ottawa, Canada, May 13-16, 2012.(shortlist).
    • Zeng Lifang, Xiaorong Li, Bharadwaj Veeravalli, “ScaleStar: Budget Conscious Scheduling Precedence-Constrained Many-task Workflow Applications in Cloud”, accepted by the 26th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA"12), Fukuoka, Japan, March 26-29, 2012.
    • Henry Kasim, Terence Hung, Xiaorong Li, William-Chandra Tjhi, Sifei Lu, Long Wang, “A Cloud-based Workflow Management Solution for Collaborative Analytics”, accepted by the Ninth International Conference on Service Oriented Computing (ICSOC 2011), 5 – 8 December 2011, Paphos, Cyprus. (Demonstration)
    • Duong Ta, Xiaorong Li, and Rick Siow Mong Goh. (2011). "A framework for dynamic resource provisioning and adaptation in IaaS clouds", 3rd IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science(IEEE CloudCom 2011), Athens, Greece, 29 Nov - 1 Dec, 2011.
    • Sifei Lu, Reuben Mingguang Li, William Chandra Tjhi, Kee Khoon Lee, Long Wang, Xiarong Li and Di Ma. (2011). “A Framework for Cloud-Based Large-Scale Data Analytics and Visualization: Case Study on Multiscale Climate Data”, The 2011 Workshop on Integration and Application of Cloud Computing to High Performance Computing (HPCCloud), Athens, Greece, 29 Nov - 1 Dec, 2011.
    • Sarunya Pumma, Orachun Udomkasemsub, Xiaorong Li, “Design and Development of Cloud-based Workflow Data Analytics Platform using RapidMiner”, in Proc. Thai Grid and Cloud Conference (TGCC) 2011 (Best Paper).
    • Mustarfizur Rahman, Xiaorong Li, Henry Palit “Hybrid Heuristic for Scheduling Data Analytics Workflow Applications in Hybrid Cloud Environment”, in Proc. High-Performance Grid and Cloud Computing Workshop 2011, in conjunction with International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS 2011) , Anchorage, Alasksa, USA, May 16-20, 2011.
    • Xiaorong Li, Henry Palit, Yong Siang Foo, Terence Hung, "Building an HPC-as-a-Service Toolkit for User-interactive HPC services in the Cloud", in Proc. 25th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications workshop (FINA-2011), Biopolis, Singapore, March 22 - 25, 2011.
    • Biswas Jit, Jayachandran Maniyeri, Kavitha Gopalakrishnan, Shue Louis, Henry Palit, Yong Siang Foo, Lau Lik Seng, Xiaorong Li, “Processing of wearable sensor data on the cloud – a step towards scaling of continuous monitoring of health and well-being”, in Proc. 32nd IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC 2010), Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 31 - September 4, 2010.
    • Xiaorong Li, Sharad Singhal, Terence Hung, “A User-centric Dynamic Cluster Partitioning Approach for HPC Service Optimization”, in Proc. 28th IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC), Phoenix, Arizona, USA, Dec 14-16, 2009.
    • Xiaorong Li, Edward Chuah, Jo Yew Tham, Kwong Huang Goh, “An Optimal Smooth QoS Adaptation Strategy for QoS Differentiated Scalable Media Streaming”, in Proc. IEEE International Conference of Multimedia and Expo. (ICME 08), pp. 429 – 432, June 2008.
    • Xiaorong Li, Stephen John Turner, Kok Heng Tong, Hoong Maeng Chan, and Hung Terence, “Design of an SLA-driven QoS Management Platform for Providing Multimedia Personalized Services”, in Proc. Service Oriented Architectures in Converging Networked Environments (SOCNE 08), pp. 1405–1409, March 2008.
    • Wei Jie, Zhenghong Huang, Michael Daw, Rob Procter, Xiaorong Li, Lianggui Tang, Sheng Lu, “Secure Access to Grid Information Service Using Shibboleth and PERMIS”, in Proc. CEC/EEE 2007, pp. 297-304, July 2007.
    • Xiaorong Li, David Xiang Ong, Wei Jie, Xiuju Fu, Bharadwaj Veeravalli, Stephen John Turner, Chan Hoong Maeng, Thuan Ho, and Terence Hung, “A Multi-agent Method for Streaming Quality and Analysis over Media Grid”, In?Proc.?IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC07), Jan. 2007.
    • Xiaorong Li, Terence Hung Gih Guang, and Bharadwaj Veeravalli, “Design and Implementation of a Multimedia Personalized Service over Large Scale Networks”, In Proc. IEEE ICME2006, pp. 77-80, July 2006.
    • Xiaorong Li and Bharadwaj Veeravalli, "Design and Implementation of Stream Partitioning Strategies in a Distributed Multimedia System", In Proc. IEEE Tencon 2005, Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 2005.
    • Xiaorong Li and Bharadwaj Veeravalli, "A Novel Stream Partitioning Strategy for Real-time Video Delivery in Distributed Multimedia Systems", In Proc. IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference(CCNC), pp. 313 - 318, Jan 2005.
    • Xiaorong Li, and Bharadwaj Veeravalli, "Performance evaluation of a destination-based video distribution strategy for reservation-based multimedia systems", in Proc. ICME 2004, pp: 491-494, June 2004.

Grants&Awards

    • 2nd Prize Winner of IDA data innovation challenge: “Predictive Sales Forecasting Challenge for DSM Engineering Plastics", Nov 2013.
    • 1st Prize Winner of IEEE Scale Challenge 2013, “Scalable complex system modelling for a sustainable city”, The Six IEEE International Scalable Computing Challenge (SCALE 2013) in conjunction with The 13th International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid (CCGrid 2013), Delft, Netherland, May 13-15, 2013.
    • IHPC Best Teamwork Project Award FY2012, “Development of LBM solver on OpenFoam”, 2013.
    • Industry grant: "Scalable Analytics for Large-scale High Dimensional Data using high performance computing architectures" Rolls-Royce, Jan 2013.
    • Industry grant: "Development of LBM solver on OpenFoam", Fujitsu, Feb 2013.
    • SERC Grant: CoPI of 3-year A*STAR grant project “Integrative and Adaptive Resource Management for Multi-Tenanted Data Centers” (TSRP Future Data Center Technology) (Grant funded by A*STAR SERC, Project number:112 172 0015, Grant : S$1,302,330, Period of award: Aug 1, 2011- July 31, 2014)
    • Singapore Maritime and Port Authority Trident Grant: PI of 2-year project “Remote Application Delivery for Maritime Applications”, MPA& DHI, Jan 2011-Dec 2012,
    • "Parallelized Spares Management and Optimization Computations on Mid-Scale Cluster with Multiple Users", FY10 Best Industry Project Award, by IHPC
    • IDA Singapore/Yahoo/HP/Intel OpenCirrus research grant award (S$5000 equivalent computer resources for research) 2010
    • SERC Grant: PI of 3-year A*STAR grant project “Reliable and Adaptive MapReduce-Enabled Cloud Platform for Workflow Data Analytics Services” (TSRP Data Value Chain as Services) (Grant funded by A*STAR SERC, Project number:102 158 0036, Grant : S$1,580,902.5, Period of award: Aug 1, 2010- July 31, 2013)
    • AWS research grant award 2010 ($3500 equivalent computer resources for research)
    • Sarunya Pumma, Orachun Udomkasemsub, Xiaorong Li, “Design and Development of Cloud-based Workflow Data Analytics Platform using RapidMiner”, in Proc. Thai Grid and Cloud Conference (TGCC) 2011 (Best Paper Award)
    • Industry Grant: Phase 2: Parallelized Spares Management and Optimization Computations on Mid-Scale Cluster with Multiple Users, EADS, 2010-2011
    • Industry Grant: Phase 1 :Deployment and Benchmarking of Job Scheduler For Parallelized Spares Management and Optimization Computations, EADS, 2009 -2010,
    • SERC Grant: CoPI of A*STAR grant project “A Scalable Multimedia Platform for Home Surveillance and Entertainment” (HOME2015) (Grant funded by A*STAR SERC, Project number: 062 115 0053, Grant : S$921,115.00, Period of award: April 15th, 2007- July 14th, 2009)
    • Supervise student project “Crystal- A Light-weight Fail-safe Web Architecture for Distributed Applications”, Students: Cheng Shuang, Foo Chuan Yu, Koh Zi Chun, Wu Defeng, Silver award in Singapore Science & Engineering Fair (SSEF) 2007
    • SERC Grant: 3-year A*STAR grant project “A*STAR Digital Nervous System (A*DNS)” (Grant funded by A*STAR SERC, Project number: 052 127 0096, Grant : S$2,100,000.00, Period of award: July 1st, 2006 – June 30th, 2009)
    • Supervise student project “Adaptive Quality of Service Management over Digital Media Grid”, Students: Zhang Bin and Zhao Yang, FYP project gold award, Temasek Polytechnic 2007
    • NUS scholarship for PhD study in ECE department from 2001 to 2005
    • Gold Award of Final Year Project, Beijing University of Post and Telecom., 1998
    • Fellowship Award, Beijing University of Post and Telecom., 1995

Professional Service

    • Co-Chair, the 2nd IEEE International Workshop of Scalable Computing for Big Data Analytics (SC-BDA2013)
    • Chair of CloudAsia2013 organizing committee
    • Workshop Co-Chair of 18th IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS-12)
    • General Chair of the 1st IEEE International Workshop of Scalable Computing for Big Data Analytics (SC-BDA2012)
    • Program committee of International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing (UCC-12)
    • Program committee of IEEE International Conference on Networks (ICON-12)
    • Program committee of International Conference on Cloud and Green Computing (CGC-12)
    • Invited speaker, “Scalable Data Analytics for Health Care as a Service in the Cloud”, in A*STAR Integrated Clinical Environments (ICE) forum, 30th April 2011
    • Program committee of International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing (UCC-11)
    • Program committee of International Conference on Cloud and Green Computing (CGC-11)
    • Program committee of IEEE International Conference on Networks (ICON-11)
    • Program committee of International Conference on Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing (DASC-11)
    • Editor board, International Journal of Digital Multimedia Broadcasting (2010 to present)
    • IDA/HP/Yahoo/Intel OpenCirrus R&D Working Group
    • Invited speaker, "Quality of Cloud Services- Cloud Computing Research in A*STAR Institute of High Performance Computing” in Mobile Cloud Computing Asia 2010
    • Program committee of International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing (UCC-10)
    • Program committee of International Conference on Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing (DASC-09)
    • Journal Reviewer of IEEE Transaction on Computers, IEEE Transaction on on Parallel and Distributed Systems, IEEE Communication letter, IEEE multimedia, Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, etc.
    • Conference reviewer of CCGrid, HiPC, GlobeCom, ICCS, ICME, CCNC, AINA, etc.

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