Publications


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Journal Papers

T. Kosar, M. Balman, E. Yildirim, S. Kulasekaran, B. Ross, Stork Data Scheduler: Mitigating the Data Bottleneck in e-Science, to appear in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, 2011

T. Kosar, I. Akturk, M. Balman, X. Wang, PetaShare: A Reliable, Efficient, and Transparent Distributed Storage Management System, to appear in Scientific Programming Journal, 2011

M. Balman and T. Kosar, "Error Detection and Error Classification: Failure Awareness in Data Transfer Scheduling", International Journal of Autonomic Computing 2010 - Vol. 1, No.4 pp. 425 - 446, DOI: 10.1504/IJAC.2010.037516

T. Kosar and M. Balman, A New Paradigm: Data-Aware Scheduling in Grid Computing, Future Generation Computer Systems, The International Journal of Grid Computing: Theory, Methods and Applications, Elsevier, 2008, doi:10.1016/j.future.2008.09.006

X. Wang, D. Huang, I. Akturk, M. Balman, G. Allen, T. Kosar, Semantic Enabled Metadata Management in PetaShare, to appear in International Journal of Grid and Utility Computing (IJGUC), 2009, ISSN:1741:847X

Conference Papers

M. Balman, Advance Resource Provisioning in Bulk Data Scheduling, the 27th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA), Barcelona, Spain, March 25-28, 2013, ISBN:978-1-4673-5550-6. LBNL Report Number: LBNL-6173E doi>10.1109/AINA.2013.5

A. Sim, M. Balman, D. Williams, A. Shoshani, V. Natarajan, Adaptive Transfer Adjustment in Efficient Bulk Data Transfer Management for Climate Dataset , The 22nd IASTED International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems, Marina Del Rey, CA, November 2010. PDCS'10

D. Williams et al., Earth System Grid Center for Enabling Technologies: Building a Global Infrastructure for Climate Change Research, ESG-CET team, SciDAC 2010.

M. Balman, E. Chaniotakis, A. Shoshani, A. Sim, A Flexible Reservation Algorithm for Advance Network Provisioning , SC10 ACM/IEEE International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, New Orleans, LA, November 2010. SC'10
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T. Kosar, M. Balman, I. Suslu, E. Yildirim, and D. Yin, Data-Aware Distributed Computing with Stork Data Scheduler, In Proceedings of SEE-GRID-SCI'09, Istanbul, Turkey, December 2009

I. Akturk, M. Balman, et al. Distributed Data Sharing with PetaShare for Collaborative Research in CyberTools , In Proceedings of NSF EPSCoR RII Symposium, Baton Rouge, LA, May 2009

M. Balman, I. Akturk, S. Roy, T. Kosar, G. Allen, S. Acharya, Data Migration in Distributed Repositories for Collaborative Research , In Proceedings of NSF EPSCoR RII Symposium, Baton Rouge, LA, May 2009

M. Balman and T. Kosar, Dynamic Adaptation of Parallelism Level in Data Transfer Scheduling, to appear in Proceedings of International Workshop on Adaptive Systems in Heterogeneous Environments (ASHEs), in conjunction with the International Conference on Complex, Intelligent and Software Intensive Systems (CISIS'09) and;the IEEE International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES'09), Fukuoka, Japan, March 2009.

M. Balman and T. Kosar, Early Error Detection and Classification in Data Transfer Scheduling, to appear in Proceedings of International Workshop on P2P, Parallel, Grid and Internet Computing (3PGIC), in conjunction with the IEEE International Conference on Complex, Intelligent and Software Intensive Systems (CISIS'09), Fukuoka, Japan, March 2009.

I. Suslu, F. Turkmen, M. Balman,  T. Kosar, Choosing Between Remote I/O versus Staging in Large Scale Distributed Applications, in Proceedings of ISCA 21st Int. Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing and Applications (PDCCS 2008), New Orleans, LA, Sept 2008.

E. Yildirim, M. Balman, T. Kosar, Dynamically Tuning Level of Parallelism in Wide Area Data Transfers, In Proceedings of DADC'08, in conjunction with the IEEE International Symposium on High Performance Distributed Computing (HPDC 2008),Boston, MA, June 2008, pp. 39-38, ISBN:978-1-60558-154-5

M. Balman and T. Kosar, Data Scheduling for Large Scale Distributed Applications, in Proceedings of the 5th ICEIS Doctoral Consortium, In conjunction with the International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS'07), Funchal, Madeira-Portugal, June 2007, ISBN:978-989-8111-04-3

M. Balman, Tetrahedral Mesh Refinement in Distributed Environments, In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Parallel Processing Workshops (ICPP'06) (The 8th Workshop on High Performance Scientific and Engineering Computing (HPSEC-06)), 14-18 August 2006, Columbus, Ohio, USA. IEEE Computer Society 2006, pp. 497-504, ISBN:0-7695-2637-3

Theses

M. Balman, Data Transfer Scheduling with Advance Reservation and Provisioning , PhD Dissertation, Louisiana State University, May 2010.

M. Balman, Failure-Awareness and Dynamic Adaptation in Data Scheduling, MS Thesis, Louisiana State University, Dec 2008.

M. Balman, Parallel Tetrahedral Mesh Refinement (PTMR), MS Thesis, Bogazici University, Jan 2006.

Abstracts/Posters

M.Balman, I. Akturk, T.Kosar, Intermediate Gateway Service to Aggregate and Cache I/O operations into Data Repositories, Poster presentation, 7th Usenix Conference on File and Storage Technologies, FAST'09

M. Balman, I. Suslu, T. Kosar, Distributed Data Management with PetaShare, Poster presentation, The 15th ACM SIGAPP Mardi Gras Conference, Baton Rouge, LA, Jan 2008.

M.Balman, T.Kosar, From Micro- to Macro-processing: A Generic Data Management Model, Poster presentation, The 8th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Grid Computing(Grid 2007), Austin, TX, Sept 2007. POSTER

Selected Technical Reports

C.Gunduz, M.Balman, and B.Yener, Evasiveness of Internet Topology, Technical report, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Department of Computer Science, TR-03-2, March 2003.

M.Balman, Unix Network Security, CIT publications, Koc University,2004

M.Balman, Comparison of Linux Distributions, CIT publications, Koc University, 2004

M. Balman, E. Chaniotakis, A. Shoshani, A. Sim, A New Approach in Advance Network Reservation and Provisioning for High-Performance Scientific Data Transfers, LBNL-report, April 2010

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