Industrial Cloud Technologies Group
IBM Research Brazil


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Industrial Cloud Technologies Group
IBM Research Brazil Publications


An argument in favor of strong scaling for deep neural networks with small datasets
Cunha, Renato L de F and Rodrigues, Eduardo R and Viana, Matheus Palhares and Oliveira, Dario Augusto Borges
arXiv preprint arXiv:1807.09161, 2018

A Scalable Machine Learning System for Pre-Season Agriculture Yield Forecast
Igor Oliveira, Renato L. F. Cunha, Bruno Silva, Marco A. S. Netto
arXiv preprint arXiv:1806.09244, 2018

DeepDownscale: a Deep Learning Strategy for High-Resolution Weather Forecast
Rodrigues, Eduardo R and Oliveira, Igor and Cunha, Renato LF and Netto, Marco AS
arXiv preprint arXiv:1808.05264, 2018

JobPruner: A Machine Learning Assistant for Exploring Parameter Spaces in HPC Applications.
Bruno Silva, Marco A.S. Netto, Renato L.F. Cunha
Future Generation Computer Systems (FGCS), 2018

HPC Cloud for Scientific and Business Applications: Taxonomy, Vision, and Research Challenges
Marco A. S. Netto, Rodrigo N. Calheiros, Eduardo R. Rodrigues, Renato L. F. Cunha, R. Buyya
ACM Computing Surveys, 2018

A search space exploration framework for e-science applications
E. B. Gauch, Castanheira B., Cunha R. L. F. Silva B., and Netto M. A. S
XII Brazilian e-Science Workshop (BreSci), 2018

Full speed ahead: 3d spatial database acceleration with GPUs
Lucas C. Villa Real and Bruno Silva
ADMS@VLDB 2018: 9th International Workshop on Accelerating Analytics and Data Management Systems Using Modern Processor and Storage Architectures


Assistente Interativo para Varredura Parametrica em Aplicacoes de Alto Desempenho
Eric B Gauch, Vitor HL Mesquita, Bruno Silva, Marco Netto
8th Escola Regional de Alto Desempenho - ERAD-SP 2017

Job Placement Advisor Based on Turnaround Predictions for HPC Hybrid Clouds
Renato L. F. Cunha, Eduardo R. Rodrigues, Leonardo P. Tizzei, Marco A.S. Netto
Future Generation Computer Systems (FGCS), 2017


IBM Design Thinking Software Development Framework
Percival Lucena, Alan Braz, Adilson Chicoria, Leonardo Tizzei.
7th Brazilian Workshop on Agile Methods (WBMA'2016), At Curitiba, Spring

SLA-aware Interactive Workflow Assistant for HPC Parameter Sweeping Experiments
Bruno Silva, Marco A. S. Netto, Renato L.F. Cunha
Proc. of the Int. Workshop on Workflows in Support of Large-Scale Science in conjunction with Int. Conf. for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (WORKS@SC'16), 2016

Helping HPC Users Specify Job Memory Requirements via Machine Learning
Eduardo R. Rodrigues, Renato L.F. Cunha, Marco A. S. Netto, Michael Spriggs
Proc. of the Int. Workshop on HPC User Support Tools in conjunction with Int. Conf. for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (HUST@SC'16), 2016

Applying Software Craftsmanship Practices to a Scrum Project: an Experience Report
Percival Lucena, Leonardo Tizzei
Procedings of 1st WASHES - Workshop sobre Aspectos Sociais, Humanos e Economicos de Software , 2016

Online Algorithms for the Linear Tape Scheduling Problem
Carlos Cardonha, Lucas Villa Real
Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS), pp. 70--78, 2016

Managing sensitive applications in the public cloud
K. A. Beaty, J. M. Chow, R. L. F. Cunha, K. K. Das, M. F. Hulber, A. Kundu, V. Michelini, E. R. Palmer
IBM Journal of Research and Development 60(2-3), 4:1-4:13, 2016

Impact of user patience on auto-scaling resource capacity for cloud services
Marcos Dias de Assuncao, Carlos H. Cardonha, Marco A. S. Netto, Renato L. F. Cunha
Future Generation Computer Systems, 41--50, Elsevier, 2016

Optimising resource costs of cloud computing for education
Fernando Koch, Marcos D Assuncao, Carlos Cardonha, Marco AS Netto
Future Generation Computer Systems, 473--479, North-Holland, 2016


An architecture and algorithm for context-aware resource allocation for digital teaching platforms
FL Koch, Marcos Dias de Assuncao, CH Cardonha, Marco AS Netto, Tiago T Primo
IBM Journal of Research and Development 59(6), 1--1, IBM, 2015

Passado, Presente e Futuro: interseccao entre wearable computers e Internet das Coisas
Ricardo Luis Ohta, Marcia Ito, Ademir Ferreira da Silva, Alecio Pedro Delazari Binotto, Fabio Latuf Gandour
SBC Computacao Brasil pp. 29, SBC, 2015

Deciding When and How to Move HPC Jobs to the Cloud
Marco A. S. Netto, Renato L. F. Cunha, Nicole Sultanum
Computer 48(11), 112--115, 2015

Optimizing Multi-tenant Cloud Resource Pools via Allocation of Reusable Time Slots
Leonardo P. Tizzei, Marco A. S. Netto, Shu Tao
Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Economics of Grids, Clouds, Systems, and Services (GECON), 2015

Architecture Aware Resource Allocation for Structured Grid Applications: Flood Modelling Case
Vaibhav Saxena, Thomas George, Yogish Sabharwal, Lucas Villa Real
CCGrid 2015: 15th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing

An I/O Scheduler for Dual-Partitioned Tapes
Lucas C. Vila Real, Michael Richmond, Brian Biskeborn, David Pease
NAS 2015: 10th IEEE International Conference on Networking, Architecture, and Storage

Dynamic Adjustment of Subtitles Using Audio Fingerprints
Lucas C. Villa Real, Rodrigo Laiola Guimaraes, Priscilla Avegliano
Proceedings of the 23rd ACM international conference on Multimedia (MM '15), pp. 975-978, ACM, 2015
Abstract   (35% acceptance rate)

An SLA-based Advisor for Placement of HPC Jobs on Hybrid Clouds
Kiran Mantripragada, Leonardo P. Tizzei, Alecio P. D. Binotto, Marco A. S. Netto
International Conference on Service Oriented Computing (ICSOC), 2015

A Self-adaptive Auto-scaling Method for Scientific Applications on HPC Environments and Clouds
Kiran Mantripragada, Alecio Binotto, Leonardo P. Tizzei
Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Adaptive Self-tuning Computing Systems, 2015

A Cloud-based Architecture for the Internet of Things Targeting Industrial Engine Remote Monitoring
Ademir F. da Silva, Leonardo G. Azevedo, Ricardo L. Ohta, Alecio Pedro Delazari Binotto, Marcelo N. dos Santos, Vinicius C. V. B. Segura, Fabio L. Gandour
Sensors to Cloud Architectures Workshop (SCAW-2015)

Improving Preventive Healthcare with an User-centric Mobile Tele-monitoring Model
Valter Roesler, Alecio Pedro Delazari Binotto, Cirano Iochpe, Euro Bruno Palomba, Luiz A. P. Tizatto
MedInfo 2015

Application Level Monitoring and SLA Violation Detection for Multi-tenant Cloud Services
Vincent C. Emeakaroha, Marco A. S. Netto, Ivona Brandic, Cesar A. F. De Rose
Book chapter from Emerging Research in Cloud Distributed Computing Systems, IGI Global, 2015

Using Application Data for SLA-aware Auto-scaling in Cloud Environments
Andre Abrantes D. P. Souza, Marco A. S. Netto
Proceedings of the IEEE 23rd International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (IEEE MASCOTS), 2015

Supporting the Scheduling over local HPC and Cloud platforms: an FWI case study
Alecio Pedro Delazari Binotto, Leonardo Tizzei, Kiran Mantripragada, Marco A. S. Netto
Second EAGE Workshop on High Performance Computing for Upstream, 2015

A Feasibility Study of Using HPC Cloud Environment for Seismic Exploration
K. Mantripragada, A. Binotto, L.P. Tizzei, M.S. Netto
Proceedings of the Earth Science for Energy and Environment (EAGE), 2015

Big Data Computing and Clouds: Trends and Future Directions
Marcos Dias de Assuncao, Rodrigo N. Calheiros, Silvia Bianchi, Marco A. S. Netto, Rajkumar Buyya
Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing (JPDC)79-80C, 3-15, 2015


Análise de desempenho entre aplicações utilizando as APIs paralelas OpenMP e OpenACC
Jefferson Fialho Coelho, Eduardo Rocha Rodrigues
Escola Regional de Alto Desempenho de São Paulo - ERAD-SP, 2014

Estimates of forest degradation: an algorithm based on Active Learning, Maximum Likelihood and PCA for change detection
Kiran Mantripragada, Mariana Abrantes Giannotti, Jose Alberto Quintanilha
IGARSS'14 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium 2014, IEEE

Active Learning classification and change detection on multispectral images
Kiran Mantripragada, Jose Alberto Quintanilha, Mariana Abrantes Giannotti
INDIN'14 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics, IEEE, 2014

A Python-Based Automatic Data Aggregation Framework for Hydrology Models
Lucas C. Villa Real, Frank Liu, Thomas Osiecki
94th American Meteorological Society (AMS) Annual Meeting, American Meteorological Society, 2014

Visualization of Rainfall-Runoff Forecasts Using 3D Models
Caio Hideo B. Takano, Lucas C. Villa Real
V Escola Regional de Alto Desempenho de Sao Paulo (ERAD-SP), 2014

IFM: A Scalable High Resolution Flood Modeling Framework
Swati Singhal, Sandhya Aneja, Frank Liu, Lucas Villa Real, Thomas George
20th International Conference on Parallel Processing (Euro-Par 2014), pp. 692--703, Springer

Combining aspects and object-orientation in model-driven engineering for distributed industrial mechatronics systems
Marco Aurelio Wehrmeister, Edison Pignaton de Freitas, Alecio Pedro Delazari Binotto, Carlos Eduardo Pereira
Mechatronics, 2014

Cloud-based Remote Visualization of Big Data to Subsurface Exploration
Alecio Pedro Delazari Binotto, Nicole Sultanum, Renato Fontoura de Gusmao Cerqueira
SPE Large Scale Computing and Big Data Challenges in Reservoir Simulation Conference & Exhibition, 2014

A Self-tuning Scientific Framework using Model-Driven Engineering for Heterogeneous Execution Platforms
Alecio Pedro Delazari Binotto, Leonardo Tizzei, Renato Fontoura de Gusmao Cerqueira
International Workshop on Adaptive Self-tuning Computing Systems, 2014

Improving Virtual Machine Live Migration via Application-level Workload Analysis
Artur Baruchi, Edson Midorikawa, Marco A. S. Netto
Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM'14), 2014

FWI on an Industry Cloud: Delivering Seismic Analysis as a Service
Leonardo P. Tizzei, Alecio Binotto, Kiran Mantripragada, Alberto C. Nogueira, Nicole Sultanum, Marco A. S. Netto
Advances in Active+Passive "Full Wavefield" Seismic Imaging: From Reservoirs to Plate Tectonics, SEG-AGU, 2014

Challenges and Opportunities for HPC Cloud in Natural Resources
Alberto C. Nogueira, Alecio Binotto, Kiran Mantripragada, Leonardo P. Tizzei, Nicole Sultanum, Marco A. S. Netto
SPE Large Scale Computing and Big Data Challenges in Reservoir Simulation Conference & Exhibition, Society of Petroleum Engineers, 2014

Evaluating Auto-scaling Strategies for Cloud Computing Environments
Marco Aurélio Stelmar Netto, Carlos Henrique Cardonha, Renato Luiz de Freitas Cunha, Marcos Dias de Assunção
Proceedings of the 22nd IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (IEEE MASCOTS'14), 2014

Exploiting User Patience for Scaling Resource Capacity in Cloud Services
Renato L. F. Cunha, Marcos D. Assuncao, Carlos Cardonha, Marco A. S. Netto
Proceedings of the 7th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (IEEE CLOUD’14), 2014


Vehicle Tracking Using Feature Matching and Kalman Filtering
Kiran Mantripragada, Fl\'avio Celso Trigo, Flavius PR Martins, Agenor de Toledo Fleury
International Congress of Mechanical Engineering, ABCM - Associacao Brasileira de Engenharia e Ciencias Mecanicas, 2013

Enabling high-resolution forecasting of severe weather and flooding events in Rio de Janeiro
LA Treinish, AP Praino, JP Cipriani, UT Mello, K Mantripragada, LC Villa Real, PA Sesini, V Saxena, T George, R Mittal
IBM Journal of Research and Development 57(5), 7--1, IBM, 2013

A hybrid parallelization approach for high resolution operational flood forecasting
Swati Singhal, Lucas Villa Real, Thomas George, Sandhya Aneja, Yogish Sabharwal
High Performance Computing (HiPC), 2013 20th International Conference on, pp. 405--414

A Novel Noise Removal Algorithm for Vertical Artifacts in Digital Elevation Models
Lucas C. Villa Real, Jose Edgardo L. Aban, Saiful A. Husain
34th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing, Asian Association on Remote Sensing (AARS), 2013

A CPU, GPU, FPGA System for X-Ray Image Processing Using High-Speed Scientific Cameras
Alecio Pedro Delazari Binotto, Dionisio Doering, Thorsten Stetzelberger, Patrick McVittie, Sergio Zimmermann, Carlos Eduardo Pereira
25th International Symposium on Computer Architecture and High Performance Computing (SBAC-PAD), 2013

Improving Scalability of BRAMS: a Regional Weather Forecast Model
Eduardo R. Rodrigues, Celso L. Mendes, and Jairo Panetta
Parallel Science and Engineering Applications: The Charm++ Approach, CRC Press, 2013

Patience-aware Scheduling for Cloud Services: Freeing Users from the Chains of Boredom
Carlos Cardonha, Marcos D Assuncao, Marco AS Netto, Renato L.F. Cunha, Carlos Queiroz
Service-Oriented Computing, pp. 550--557, Springer, 2013

A novel finite element method assembler for co-processors and accelerators
Nina Hanzlikova, Eduardo Rocha Rodrigues
Proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on Irregular Applications: Architectures and Algorithms, pp. 1, 2013

Scheduling Workflows in Multi-Cluster Environments
Silvio Luiz Stanzani, Liria Matsumoto Sato, Marco AS Netto
Proceedings of the IEEE 27th International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA' 13) Workshops, 2013

Leveraging attention scarcity to improve the overall user experience of cloud services
Marco AS Netto, Marcos D Assuncao, Silvia Bianchi
Proceedings of the IFIP 9th International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM' 13), 2013

When Cloud Virtual Machine Images Need to Be Updated
Marco A. S. Netto, Marcos Dias de Assuncao, Lakshminarayanan Renganarayana, Chris Young
IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management (IM13), 2013

Software Bundling Selection for Cloud Virtual Machine Images
Marco AS Netto, Marcos D Assuncao, Lakshminarayanan Renganarayana, Chris Young
Proceedings of the IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management (IM' 13), 2013


Enabling High-Resolution Hydro-Meteorological Modelling for Operational Short-Term Forecasting in Rio De Janeiro
Lloyd Treinish, Anthony Praino, James Cipriani, Ulisses Mello, Kiran Mantripragada, Lucas Villa Real, Paula Sesini, Vaibhav Saxena, Thomas George, Rashmi Mittal
2012 -

Preserving the original MPI semantics in a virtualized processor environment
Eduardo R Rodrigues, Philippe OA Navaux, Jairo Panetta, Celso L Mendes
Science of Computer Programming, Elsevier, 2012

Context-Aware Job Scheduling for Cloud Computing Environments
Marcos D Assuncao, Marco AS Netto, Fernando Koch, Silvia Bianchi
Utility and Cloud Computing (UCC), 2012 IEEE Fifth International Conference on, pp. 255--262

A Cost Analysis of Cloud Computing for Education
Koch, F.L.; Assuncao, M.D. & Netto, M.A.S.
Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7714, pp. 182-196, Springer, 2012

CloudAffinity: A Framework For Matching Servers to Cloudmates
M D Assuncao, M A S Netto, B Peterson, L Renganarayana, J Rofrano, C Ward, C Young
13th IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS'12), pp. 213--220, 2012


O desafio de adaptabilidade em software para gestao de cidades mais inteligentes
Kiran Mantripragada, Teresa Nascimento
CBSoft 2011 - TrilhaDaIndustria


The linear tape file system
David Pease, Arnon Amir, L Villa Real, Brian Biskeborn, Michael Richmond, Atsushi Abe
Mass Storage Systems and Technologies (MSST), 2010 IEEE 26th Symposium on, pp. 1--8

File-based media workflows using ltfs tapes
Arnon Amir, David Pease, Rainer Richter, Brian Biskeborn, Michael Richmond, Lucas Villa Real
Proceedings of the international conference on Multimedia, pp. 1519--1520, 2010


IZO: Applications of Large-Window Compression to Virtual Machine Management.
Mark A Smith, Jan Pieper, Daniel Gruhl, Lucas Villa Real
LISA, pp. 121--132, 2008