Christopher D. Carothers

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Christopher D. Carothers
Professor

Department of Computer Science
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
110 8th Street
Troy, New York 12180
(518) 276-2930
chrisc AT cs.rpi.edu
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Active Research Projects


Project Name Funding OrganizationTitleWeb Link
CAVES National Science Foundation Configurable Application View Storage Web Page
SONMS DARPA NMS Programs Scalable Online Network Modeling and Simulation Web Page
RETINA National Science Foundation Real-time Spatial Mapping and Referencing Web Page
PERFMINER National Science Foundation Performance Mining of Large-Scale Data-Intensive
Distributed Object Applications
Web Page
ROSS.Net National Science Foundation
CARER Award, AT&T and ARL
Rensselaer's Optimistic Simulation System (ROSS)
and Design-of-Experiments tools (DOT)
for Large-Scale Network Models (NET)
Web Page


Ph.D. Thesis


TitleAuthorsAwarding DepartmentWeb Link
"VOGUE: A Novel Variable Order-Gap State Machine For Modeling Sequences" Bouchra Bouqata Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Computer Science, Rensselaer, September 2006.. Abstract and Thesis
``Meta-Simulation Design and Analysis for Large Scale Networks'' David W. Bauer, Jr. Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Computer Science, Rensselaer, December 2005.. Abstract and Thesis
"Efficient Large-Scale Computer and Network Models Using Optimistic Parallel Simulation" Garrett Yaun Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Computer Science, Rensselaer, June 2005.. Abstract and Thesis


M.S. Thesis


TitleAuthorsAwarding DepartmentWeb Link
"Process-Level Parallelization of Spatial Referencing " Justin M. Lapre M.S. Thesis, Department of Computer Science, Rensselaer.. Abstract and Thesis


Publications Under Review



Publications


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TitleAuthorsConference/JournalWeb Link
Simulating Large-Scale P2P Assisted Video Streaming R. LaFortune, C. D. Carothers, W. D. Smith, J. Czechowski and X. Wang In Proceedings of the 2009 Hawaii Interational Conference on System Sciences (HICSS '09). Abstract and Paper
ANALYSIS OF TIME WARP ON A 32,768 PROCESSOR IBM BLUE GENE/L SUPERCOMPUTER A. O. Holder and C. D. Carothers To appears in Proceedings of the 2008 European Modeling and Simulation Symposium (EMSS '08), Campora San Giovanni, Amantea (CS), Italy Abstract and Paper
An Abstract Internet Topology Model for Simulating Peer-to-Peer Content Distribution R. LaFortune, C. D. Carothers, W. D. Smith, R. Spackman and M. Hartman In Proceedings of the 2007 Worshop on Principles of Advanced and Distributed Simulation (PADS '07), San Diego, California -- Part of FCRC 2007. Abstract and Paper
"Eliminating Remote Message Passing in Optimistic Simulation" David W. Bauer and Christopher D. Carothers In Proceedings of the 2006 Winter Simulation Conference, December 2006. Abstract and Paper
"A Case Study In Modeling Large-Scale Peer-To-Peer File-Sharing Networks Using Discrete-Event Simulation" C. D. Carothers, R. LaFortune, W. D. Smith, and M. Gilder In Proceedings of the 2006 European of Modeling and Simulation Symposium which is part of the I3M Multiconference), Barcelona, Spain, October 2006. Abstract and Paper
"VOGUE: A Novel Variable Order-Gap State Machine for Modeling Sequences" B. Bouqata, C. D. Carothers, B. K. Szymanski and M. J. Zaki In Proceedings of 10th European Conference on Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases, Berlin, Germany, September 2006 Abstract and Paper
"A Case Study in Understanding OSPF and BGP Interactions Using Efficient Experiment Design" D. Bauer, M. Yuksel, C. D. Carothers, and S. Kalyanaraman In Proceedings of the 20th Workshop on Principles of Advanced and Distributed Simulation (PADS '06), Singapore, May 2006 Abstract and Paper
"Sharing Event Data in Optimistically Scheduled Multicast Applications" G. Yaun, D. Bauer, and C. D. Carothers In Proceedings of the 2005 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC '05), December 2005. Abstract and Paper
"Seven-O'Clock: A New Distributed GVT Algorithm Using Network Atomic Operations" D. Bauer, G. Yaun, C. D. Carothers, S. Kalyanaraman, and M. Yuksel In Proceedings of the 19th Workshop on Principles of Advanced and Distributed Simulation (PADS'05), June 2005. Abstract and Paper
"Algorithm for Optimizing Energy Use and Path Resilience in Sensor Networks" L. Bush, C. D. Carothers, and B. K. Szymanski In Proceedings of the 2nd European Workshop on Wireless Sensor Networks, Istanbul, Turkey, Jan/Feb, 2005. Abstract and Paper
"Transparent Migration of Off-Line Frame Rate Vision Systems to Real-Time" A. Tyrrell, J. LaPre, C. D. Carothers, B. Roysam and C. V. Stewart In IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine, Volume 8, Number 2, June 2004. Abstract and Paper
"Large-Scale Network Simulation Techniques: Examples of TCP and OSPF Models" G. Yaun, D. Bauer, H. L. Bhutada, C. D. Carothers, M. Yuksel, and S. Kalyanaraman In ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review Special Issue on Tools and Technologies for Networking Research and Education, Vol 33, No. 5, July 2004. Abstract and Paper
"ROSS.Net: An Optimistic Simulation Framework of Large-Scale Internet Models" D. Bauer, G. Yaun, C. D. Carothers, M. Yuksel, and S. Kalyanaraman Invited Paper, In Proceedings of the 2003 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC '03), December 2003. Abstract and Paper
"An Algorithm for Fully Reversible Optimistic Parallel Simulation" M. Peters and C. D. Carothers In Proceedings of the 2003 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC '03), December 2003. Abstract and Paper
"Optimistic Parallel Simulation of a Large-Scale View Storage System" G. Yaun, C. D Carothers, S. Adali and D. Spooner In Future Generation on Computer Systems
(FCGS)
, Volume 19, Number 4, pages 479-492, November, 2003
Abstract and Paper
"Improving Saptial Locaility using Data Mining" K. Sequeira, M. J. Zaki, B. K. Szymanski, and C. D. Carothers In Proceedings of the 9th Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD), August 2003. Abstract and Paper
"A Self-Scheduling Model Using Agent-Base, Peer-to-Peer Negotiation and Open Common Schema" C. Hsu and C. D. Carothers In Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Production Research (ICPR '03), August 2003. Abstract and Paper
"Large-Scale TCP Models Using Optimistic Parallel Simulation" G. Yaun, C. D. Carothers, and S. Kalyanaraman In Proceedings of the 17th Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation (PADS '03), June 2003. BEST PAPER AWARD. Abstract and Paper
"Understanding Filesystem Performance for Data Mining Applications" B. Bouqata, C D. Carothers, B. K. Szymanski and M. J. Zaki In Proceedings of the 6thWorkshop on High-Performance Data Mining (HPDM), May 2003. Abstract and Paper
"Checkpointing Multithreaded Programs" C. D Carothers, and B. K. Szymanski Dr. Dobbs Journal, #339, pages 46--51, August, 2002. Abstract and Paper
"XSim: Real-Time Analytic Parallel Simulations" C. D. Carothers In Proceedings of the 16th Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation (PADS 2002), pages 27-34, June 2002. Abstract and Paper
"ROSS: A High-Performance, Low Memory, Modular Time Warp System" C. D Carothers, D. Bauer, and S. Pearce Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing (JPDC) #62, pages 1648-1669, 2002. Abstract and Paper
"Optimistic Parallel Simulation of a Large-Scale View Storage System" G. Yaun, C. D Carothers, S. Adali and D. Spooner In Proceedings of 2001 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC'01), pages 1363-1371, December 2001. Abstract and Paper
"ROSS: A High-Performance, Low Memory, Modular Time Warp System" C. D. Carothers, D. Bauer and S. Pearce In Proceedings of the 14th Workshop of Parallel on Distributed Simulation (PADS 2000), pages 53-60, May 2000. Abstract and Paper
"Efficient Execution Time Warp Programs on Heterogeneous, NOW Platforms" C. D Carothers, and R. M. Fujimoto IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Volume 11, Number 3, page 299-317, March 2000. Abstract and Paper
"The Effect of State-Saving in Optimistic Simulation on A Cache-Coherent Non-Uniform Memory Access Architecture" C. D. Carothers, K. S. Perumalla, and R. M. Fujimoto In Proceedings of the 1999 Winter Simulation Conference, December 1999. Abstract and Paper
"Efficient Optimistic Parallel Simulations using Reverse Computation",(journal version) C. D Carothers, K. S. Perumalla, and R. M. Fujimoto ACM Transactions on Computer Modeling and Simulation (TOMACS), Volume 9, Number 3, pages 224-253, July 1999. Abstract and Paper
"Efficient Optimistic Parallel Simulations using Reverse Computation" C. D. Carothers, K. S. Perumalla, R. M. Fujimoto In Proceedings of the 13th Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation (PADS 99), pages 126-135, May 1999. BEST PAPER AWARD. Abstract and Paper
"Visualizing Parallel Simulations Executing in Network Computing Environments" (journal version) C. D. Carothers, B. Topol, R. M. Fujimoto, J. T. Stasko, and V. S. Sunderam Future Generations of Computer Systems (FGCS), volume 15, pages 513-529, 1999. Abstract and Paper
"Towards Parallelization of Large-Scale Ada Simulations Using Time Warp" C. D. Carothers, M. I. Hybinette, and R. M. Fujimoto In Proceedings of the 1998 Summer Computer Simulation Conference, pages 600-606, July 1998. Abstract and Paper
"Visualizing Parallel Simulations in Network Computing Environments" C. D. Carothers, B. Topol, R. M. Fujimoto, J. T. Stasko, and V. S. Sunderam In Proceedings of the 1997 Winter Simulation Conference, pages 110-117, December 1997. Abstract and Paper
"Design and Implementation of HLA Time Management in the RTI version F.0" C. D. Carothers, R. M. Fujimoto, R. M. Weatherly, and A. L. Wilson In Proceedings of the 1997 Winter Simulation Conference, pages 373-380, December 1997. Abstract and Paper
"Background Execution of Time Warp Programs" C. D. Carothers, and R. M. Fujimoto In Proceedings of the 10th Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation (PADS '96), pages 12-19, May 1996. Abstract and Paper
"Simulating Population Dependent PCS Network Models Using Time Warp" C. D. Carothers, R. M. Fujimoto and Y-B. Lin, Invited Paper, In Proceedings of the 1995 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC '95), pages 555-562, December 1995. Abstract and Paper
"A Re-dial Model for Personal Communications Services Networks" C. D. Carothers, R. M. Fujimoto and Y-B. Lin In Proceedings of the IEEE 45th Vehicular Technology Conference'' (VTC'95), pages 135-139, July 1995. Abstract and Paper
"A Case Study in Simulating PCS Networks Using Time Warp" C. D. Carothers, R. M. Fujimoto and Y-B. Lin In Proceedings of the 9th Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation (PADS '95), pages 87-94, June 1995. Abstract and Paper
"The Effect of Communication Overheads on Time Warp Performance: An Experimental Study" C. D. Carothers, R. M. Fujimoto and P. England, In Proceedings of the 8th Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation (PADS '94), pages 118-125, July, 1994. Abstract and Paper
"Distributed Simulation of Large-Scale PCS Networks" C. D. Carothers, R. M Fujimoto, Y-B Lin and P. England Invited Paper, Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems pages 2-6, February 1994 Abstract and Paper


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