# Cristiano Malossi

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Principal Research Scientist and Manager

Zurich Research Laboratory, Zurich, Switzerland

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Zurich Research Laboratory, Zurich, Switzerland

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**Professional Associations:**ACM | ACM Distinguished Speaker

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**2022**

Approximate Computing for Scientific Applications

H. Anzt, M. Casas, A. C. I. Malossi, E. S. Quintana-Orti, F. Scheidegger, S. Zhuang

Abstract

H. Anzt, M. Casas, A. C. I. Malossi, E. S. Quintana-Orti, F. Scheidegger, S. Zhuang

*Approximate Computing Techniques: From Component-to Application-Level*, Springer Nature, 2022Abstract

Model-Assisted Labeling via Explainability for Visual Inspection of Civil Infrastructures

K. Janouskova, M. Rigotti, I. Giurgiu, C. Malossi

K. Janouskova, M. Rigotti, I. Giurgiu, C. Malossi

*International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI)*, 2022
Enabling Reproducibility and Meta-learning Through a Lifelong Database of Experiments (LDE)

J. Tsay, A. Bartezzaghi, A. Nolte, A. C. I. Malossi

Abstract

J. Tsay, A. Bartezzaghi, A. Nolte, A. C. I. Malossi

*arXiv*, 2022Abstract

Design of a Cloud-Based Data Platform for Standardized Machine Learning Workflows With Applications to Transport Infrastructure

A. Bartezzaghi, I. Giurgiu, C. Marchiori, M. Rigotti, R. Sebastian, A. C. I. Malossi

Abstract

A. Bartezzaghi, I. Giurgiu, C. Marchiori, M. Rigotti, R. Sebastian, A. C. I. Malossi

*IEEE Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference (Melecon)*, 2022Abstract

**2021**

AutoText: An End-to-End AutoAI Framework for Text

A. Chaudhary, A. Issak, K. Kate, Y. Katsis, A. Valente, D. Wang, A. Evfimievski, S. Gurajada, B. Kawas, A. C. I. Malossi, L. Popa, T. Pedapati, H. Samulowitz, M. Wistuba, Y. Li

Abstract

A. Chaudhary, A. Issak, K. Kate, Y. Katsis, A. Valente, D. Wang, A. Evfimievski, S. Gurajada, B. Kawas, A. C. I. Malossi, L. Popa, T. Pedapati, H. Samulowitz, M. Wistuba, Y. Li

*AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence*, 2021Abstract

**2020**

Generating Efficient DNN-Ensembles with Evolutionary Computation

M. Ortiz, F. Scheidegger, M. Casas, C. Malossi, E. Ayguad

Abstract

M. Ortiz, F. Scheidegger, M. Casas, C. Malossi, E. Ayguad

*arXiv*, 2020Abstract

XwattPilot: A Full-stack Cloud System Enabling Agile Development of Transprecision Software for Low-power SoCs

Dionysios Diamantopoulos, Florian Scheidegger, Stefan Mach, Fabian Schuiki, Germain Haugou, Michael Schaffner, Frank K. Gurkaynak, Christoph Hagleitner, A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Luca Benini

Abstract software, embedded system, computer science, cloud systems, agile software development

Dionysios Diamantopoulos, Florian Scheidegger, Stefan Mach, Fabian Schuiki, Germain Haugou, Michael Schaffner, Frank K. Gurkaynak, Christoph Hagleitner, A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Luca Benini

*2020 IEEE Symposium in Low-Power and High-Speed Chips (COOL CHIPS)*Abstract software, embedded system, computer science, cloud systems, agile software development

torcpy: Supporting task parallelism in Python

P. E. Hadjidoukas, A. Bartezzaghi, F. Scheidegger, R. Istrate, C. Bekas, A. C. I. Malossi

Abstract

P. E. Hadjidoukas, A. Bartezzaghi, F. Scheidegger, R. Istrate, C. Bekas, A. C. I. Malossi

*SoftwareX**12*, 2020Abstract

Reducing Data Motion to Accelerate the Training of Deep Neural Networks

Sicong Zhuang, A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Marc Casas

Abstract

Sicong Zhuang, A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Marc Casas

*arXiv*, 2020Abstract

Efficient Image Dataset Classification Difficulty Estimation for Predicting Deep-Learning Accuracy

Florian Scheidegger, Roxana Istrate, Giovanni Mariani, Luca Benini, Costas Bekas, A. Cristiano I. Malossi

Abstract

Florian Scheidegger, Roxana Istrate, Giovanni Mariani, Luca Benini, Costas Bekas, A. Cristiano I. Malossi

*The Visual Computer*, 2020Abstract

**2019**

FloatX: A C++ Library for Customized Floating-Point Arithmetic

G. Flegar, F. Scheidegger, V. Novakovic, G. Mariani, A. Tomas, A. C. I. Malossi, E. S. Quintana-Orti

Abstract

G. Flegar, F. Scheidegger, V. Novakovic, G. Mariani, A. Tomas, A. C. I. Malossi, E. S. Quintana-Orti

*ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software (TOMS)**45*(*4*), 2019Abstract

Constrained deep neural network architecture search for IoT devices accounting hardware calibration

Florian Scheidegger, Luca Benini, Costas Bekas, A. Cristiano I. Malossi

Abstract

Florian Scheidegger, Luca Benini, Costas Bekas, A. Cristiano I. Malossi

*NeurIPS - Thirty-third Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems*, 2019Abstract

NeuNetS: An Automated Synthesis Engine for Neural Network Design

Atin Sood, Benjamin Elder, Benjamin Herta, Chao Xue, Costas Bekas, A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Debashish Saha, Florian Scheidegger, Ganesh Venkataraman, Gegi Thomas, Giovanni Mariani, Hendrik Strobelt, Horst Samulowitz, Martin Wistuba, Matteo Manica, Mihir Choudhury, Rong Yan, Roxana Istrate, Ruchir Puri, Tejaswini Pedapati

2019

Abstract

Atin Sood, Benjamin Elder, Benjamin Herta, Chao Xue, Costas Bekas, A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Debashish Saha, Florian Scheidegger, Ganesh Venkataraman, Gegi Thomas, Giovanni Mariani, Hendrik Strobelt, Horst Samulowitz, Martin Wistuba, Matteo Manica, Mihir Choudhury, Rong Yan, Roxana Istrate, Ruchir Puri, Tejaswini Pedapati

2019

Abstract

TAPAS: Train-less Accuracy Predictor for Architecture Search

Roxana Istrate, Florian Scheidegger, Giovanni Mariani, Dimitrios S. Nikolopoulos, Costas Bekas, A. Cristiano I. Malossi

Abstract reinforcement learning, machine learning, genetic algorithm, extrapolation, computer science, artificial neural network, artificial intelligence, architecture

Roxana Istrate, Florian Scheidegger, Giovanni Mariani, Dimitrios S. Nikolopoulos, Costas Bekas, A. Cristiano I. Malossi

*AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence*, 2019Abstract reinforcement learning, machine learning, genetic algorithm, extrapolation, computer science, artificial neural network, artificial intelligence, architecture

**2018**

BAGAN: Data Augmentation with Balancing GAN

Giovanni Mariani, Florian Scheidegger, Roxana Istrate, Costas Bekas, A. Cristiano I. Malossi

ICML Workshop on Theoretical Foundations and Applications of Deep Generative Models, 2018

Abstract

Giovanni Mariani, Florian Scheidegger, Roxana Istrate, Costas Bekas, A. Cristiano I. Malossi

ICML Workshop on Theoretical Foundations and Applications of Deep Generative Models, 2018

Abstract

The transprecision computing paradigm: Concept, design, and applications

A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Michael Schaffner, Anca Molnos, Luca Gammaitoni, Giuseppe Tagliavini, Andrew Emerson, Andres Tomas, Dimitrios S. Nikolopoulos, Eric Flamand, Norbert Wehn

Abstract

A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Michael Schaffner, Anca Molnos, Luca Gammaitoni, Giuseppe Tagliavini, Andrew Emerson, Andres Tomas, Dimitrios S. Nikolopoulos, Eric Flamand, Norbert Wehn

*Design, Automation & Test in Europe Conference & Exhibition (DATE), 2018*,*pp. 1105--1110*Abstract

A scalable iterative dense linear system solver for multiple right-hand sides in data analytics

Vassilis Kalantzis, A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Costas Bekas, Alessandro Curioni, Efstratios Gallopoulos, Yousef Saad

Abstract

Vassilis Kalantzis, A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Costas Bekas, Alessandro Curioni, Efstratios Gallopoulos, Yousef Saad

*Parallel Computing*, Elsevier, 2018Abstract

**2017**

Incremental Training of Deep Convolutional Neural Networks

Roxana Istrate, A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Costas Bekas, Dimitrios Nikolopoulos

Abstract

Roxana Istrate, A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Costas Bekas, Dimitrios Nikolopoulos

*International Workshop on Automatic Selection, Configuration and Composition of Machine Learning Algorithms*, 2017Abstract

Impact of temporal subsampling on accuracy and performance in practical video classification

Florian Scheidegger, Lukas Cavigelli, Michael Schaffner, A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Costas Bekas, Luca Benini

Abstract

Florian Scheidegger, Lukas Cavigelli, Michael Schaffner, A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Costas Bekas, Luca Benini

*Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), 2017 25th European*,*pp. 996-1000*Abstract

Energy-Aware High Performance Computing

Martin Wlotzka, Vincent Heuveline, Manuel F. Dolz, M. Reza Heidari, Thomas Ludwig, A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Enrique S. Quintana-Orti

Abstract

Martin Wlotzka, Vincent Heuveline, Manuel F. Dolz, M. Reza Heidari, Thomas Ludwig, A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Enrique S. Quintana-Orti

*ICT-Energy Concepts for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability*, InTech, 2017Abstract

**2016**

First Experiences with ab initio Molecular Dynamics on OpenPOWER: The Case of CPMD

Valery Weber, A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Ivano Tavernelli, Teodoro Laino, Costas Bekas, Manish Modani, Nina Wilner, Tom Heller, Alessandro Curioni

Abstract

Valery Weber, A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Ivano Tavernelli, Teodoro Laino, Costas Bekas, Manish Modani, Nina Wilner, Tom Heller, Alessandro Curioni

*Proceedings of the ISC High Performance 2016 International Workshops, Frankfurt, Germany, June 19-23, 2016*,*pp. 228-234*Abstract

The Impact of Voltage-Frequency Scaling for the Matrix-Vector Product on the IBM POWER8

Sandra Catalan, A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Costas Bekas, Enrique S. Quintana-Orti

Abstract

Sandra Catalan, A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Costas Bekas, Enrique S. Quintana-Orti

*Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing (Euro-Par 2016), Grenoble, France, August 24-26, 2016*,*pp. 103-116*Abstract

Stochastic Matrix-Function Estimators: Scalable Big-Data Kernels with High Performance

Peter W. J. Staar, Panagiotis K. Barkoutsos, Roxana Istrate, A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Ivano Tavernelli, Nikolaj Moll, Heiner Giefers, Christoph Hagleitner, Costas Bekas, Alessandro Curioni

Abstract Best Paper Award Winner

Peter W. J. Staar, Panagiotis K. Barkoutsos, Roxana Istrate, A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Ivano Tavernelli, Nikolaj Moll, Heiner Giefers, Christoph Hagleitner, Costas Bekas, Alessandro Curioni

*2016 IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS)*,*pp. 812-821*Abstract Best Paper Award Winner

**2015**

An Extreme-scale Implicit Solver for Complex PDEs: Highly Heterogeneous Flow in Earth's Mantle

Johann Rudi, A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Tobin Isaac, Georg Stadler, Michael Gurnis, Peter W. J. Staar, Yves Ineichen, Costas Bekas, Alessandro Curioni, Omar Ghattas

Abstract ACM Gordon Bell Prize Winner 2015

Johann Rudi, A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Tobin Isaac, Georg Stadler, Michael Gurnis, Peter W. J. Staar, Yves Ineichen, Costas Bekas, Alessandro Curioni, Omar Ghattas

*Proceedings of the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis*,*pp. 1-12*, ACM, 2015Abstract ACM Gordon Bell Prize Winner 2015

Systematic derivation of time and power models for linear algebra kernels on multicore architectures

A Cristiano, I Malossi, Yves Ineichen, Costas Bekas, Alessandro Curioni, Enrique S Quintana-Orti

Abstract

A Cristiano, I Malossi, Yves Ineichen, Costas Bekas, Alessandro Curioni, Enrique S Quintana-Orti

*Sustainable Computing: Informatics and Systems**7*, 24-40, 2015Abstract

Fast Exponential Computation on SIMD Architectures

A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Yves Ineichen, Costas Bekas, Alessandro Curioni

Abstract

A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Yves Ineichen, Costas Bekas, Alessandro Curioni

*HiPEAC 2015 - 1st Workshop On Approximate Computing (WAPCO)*Abstract

**2014**

Performance and energy-aware characterization of the sparse matrix-vector multiplication on multithreaded architectures

A. Cristiano, I. Malossi, Yves Ineichen, Costas Bekas, Alessandro Curioni, Enrique S. Quintana-Orti

A. Cristiano, I. Malossi, Yves Ineichen, Costas Bekas, Alessandro Curioni, Enrique S. Quintana-Orti

*43rd International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP), 3rd International Workshop on Power-aware Algorithms, Systems, and Architectures*,*pp. 139-148*, 2014
Massively Parallel and Near Linear Time Graph Analytics

Fazle E. Faisal, Yves Ineichen, A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Peter Staar, Costas Bekas, Alessandro Curioni

Abstract

Fazle E. Faisal, Yves Ineichen, A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Peter Staar, Costas Bekas, Alessandro Curioni

*SC'14*, 2014Abstract

Machine Learning Algorithms for the Performance and Energy-Aware Characterization of Linear Algebra Kernels on Multithreaded Architectures

A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Yves Ineichen, Costas Bekas, Alessandro Curioni, Enrique S Quintana-Orti

Abstract

A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Yves Ineichen, Costas Bekas, Alessandro Curioni, Enrique S Quintana-Orti

*SC'14*, 2014Abstract

Changing computing paradigms towards power efficiency

P. Klavik, A. Cristiano, I. Malossi, C. Bekas, A. Curioni

P. Klavik, A. Cristiano, I. Malossi, C. Bekas, A. Curioni

*Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences**372*(*2018*), 20130278, The Royal Society, 2014**2013**

On the continuity of mean total normal stress in geometrical multiscale cardiovascular problems

Pablo J. Blanco, Simone Deparis, A. Cristiano I. Malossi

Abstract

Pablo J. Blanco, Simone Deparis, A. Cristiano I. Malossi

*Journal of Computational Physics**251*, 136-155, Elsevier, 2013Abstract

Numerical comparison and calibration of geometrical multiscale models for the simulation of arterial flows

A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Jean Bonnemain

Abstract

A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Jean Bonnemain

*Cardiovascular Engineering and Technology**4*(*4*), 440-463, Springer, 2013Abstract

Implicit coupling of one-dimensional and three-dimensional blood flow models with compliant vessels

A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Pablo J. Blanco, Paolo Crosetto, Simone Deparis, Alfio Quarteroni

Abstract

A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Pablo J. Blanco, Paolo Crosetto, Simone Deparis, Alfio Quarteroni

*Multiscale Modeling & Simulation**11*(*2*), 474-506, SIAM, 2013Abstract

Numerical simulation of left ventricular assist device implantations: comparing the ascending and the descending aorta cannulations

Jean Bonnemain, A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Matteo Lesinigo, Simone Deparis, Alfio Quarteroni, Ludwig K. von Segesser

Abstract

Jean Bonnemain, A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Matteo Lesinigo, Simone Deparis, Alfio Quarteroni, Ludwig K. von Segesser

*Medical Engineering & Physics**35*(*10*), 1465-1475, Elsevier, 2013Abstract

**2012**

Partitioned Solution of Geometrical Multiscale Problems for the Cardiovascular System: Models, Algorithms, and Applications

A. Cristiano I. Malossi

Abstract

A. Cristiano I. Malossi

*Ph.D. Thesis*, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), 2012Abstract

Multiscale fluid-structure interaction simulation of anatomically correct left ventricle fluid dynamics with fictitious elastic structure regularization

Toni Lassila, A. Cristiano I. Malossi, M. Stevanella, E. Votta, A. Redaelli, S. Deparis

Technical Report, 2012

Abstract

Toni Lassila, A. Cristiano I. Malossi, M. Stevanella, E. Votta, A. Redaelli, S. Deparis

Technical Report, 2012

Abstract

A two-level time step technique for the partitioned solution of one-dimensional arterial networks

A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Pablo J. Blanco, Simone Deparis

Abstract

A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Pablo J. Blanco, Simone Deparis

*Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering**237-240*, 212-226, Elsevier, 2012Abstract

**2011**

Algorithms for the coupling of one-dimensional arterial networks with three-dimensional fluid-structure interaction problems

A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Simone Deparis, Pablo J. Blanco

Abstract

A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Simone Deparis, Pablo J. Blanco

*Proceedings of the ECCOMAS Thematic International Conference on Simulation and Modeling of Biological Flows (SIMBIO 2011), September, 21-23*Abstract

Geometrical multiscale model of an idealized left ventricle with fluid-structure interaction effects coupled to a one-dimensional viscoelastic arterial network

Toni Lassila, A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Matteo Astorino, Simone Deparis

Abstract

Toni Lassila, A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Matteo Astorino, Simone Deparis

*Proceedings of the ECCOMAS Thematic International Conference on Simulation and Modeling of Biological Flows (SIMBIO 2011), September, 21-23*Abstract

An ALE-based numerical technique for modeling sedimentary basin evolution featuring layer deformations and faults

Matteo Longoni, A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Alfio Quarteroni, Andrea Villa, Paolo Ruffo

Abstract

Matteo Longoni, A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Alfio Quarteroni, Andrea Villa, Paolo Ruffo

*Journal of Computational Physics**230*(*8*), 3230-3248, Elsevier, 2011Abstract

Algorithms for the partitioned solution of weakly coupled fluid models for cardiovascular flows

A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Pablo J. Blanco, Simone Deparis, Alfio Quarteroni

Abstract

A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Pablo J. Blanco, Simone Deparis, Alfio Quarteroni

*International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering**27*(*12*), 2035-2057, Wiley Online Library, 2011Abstract

**2010**

A robust and efficient conservative technique for simulating three-dimensional sedimentary basins dynamics

Matteo Longoni, A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Andrea Villa

Abstract

Matteo Longoni, A. Cristiano I. Malossi, Andrea Villa

*Computers & Fluids**39*(*10*), 1964-1976, Elsevier, 2010Abstract