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Reading Group on Reliable & Secure System Design
2012 - Fall

We will be meeting in MSEE 239 on Thursdays 5:00 - 6:30 PM.
Topic Papers Presenter(s)


Sep 20
Introductory meeting: introductions, review of achievements, and plans
Sep 27
Advanced Persistent Threats

"Sherlock Holmes and The Case of the Advanced Persistent Threat” Ari Juels and Ting-Fang Yen, in 5th USENIX Workshop on Large-Scale Exploits and Emergent Threats (LEET), April 2012.

Malek Ben Salem, Salvatore Stolfo. "Modeling User Search Behavior for
Masquerade Detection." RAID 2011.

Gaspar Presentation
Oct 4

N. Falliere, L. O. Murchu, and E. Chien. W32. Stuxnet dossier. Symantec Security Response, 2011.
U. Rivner. Anatomy of an attack. blogs.rsa.
com/rivner/anatomy-of-an-attack/, 2011.

Chris Presentation
Oct 11 Software Bugs in Heterogeneous Programming Guoliang Jin, Linhai Song, Xiaoming Shi, Joel Scherpelz, Shan Lu, "Understanding and Detecting Real-World Performance Bugs" , PLDI, 2012. Tsung Tai Presentation
Oct 18 "Fixing Performance Bugs: An Empirical Study of Open-Source GPGPU Programs" Yi Yang, Ping Xiang, Huiyang Zhou (NCSU), Mike Mantor (AMD) ICPP 2012. Fahad Presentation
Oct 25

Bowen's HotDep paper presentation: "Abhranta: Locating bugs that manifest at large system scales"

Bowen Presentation
Nov 8 Fault Tolerance for Autonomous Vehicles

Chris Urmson et al. “Autonomous Driving in Urban Environments: Boss and the Urban Challenge”, Journal of Field Robotics 25(8), 425-466 (2008)

Benjamin Presentation
Fault tolerant control systems: A Review Paul Presentation
Nov 15 Cellular Network Fault Tolerance "Operational Fault Detection in Cellular Wireless Base-Stations" and it is published in IEEE TNSM 2006. Nawanol Presentation
Nov 22 "An Untold Story of Middleboxs in Cellular Networks" Zhaoguang Wang, Zhiyun Qian, Qiang Xu, Z. Morley Mao, Ming Zhang Sigcomm 2011. Matt Presentation
Dec 6 Wrapup for Fall 2012: Achievements and Lessons Learned   Saurabh

Presentation (Internal)


Reading Group on Reliable & Secure System Design
2012 - Spring

We will be meeting in MSEE 239 on Wednesdays 5:30 - 7:00 PM.
Topic Papers Presenter(s)


Jan 18
Introductory meeting: introductions, review of achievements, and plans
Jan 25
Embedded system monitoring
See our Sensys 2011 paper Matt  
Feb 1, 8 Security in mobile devices used for healthcare See mHealthSys workshop at Sensys 2011 Amiya, Tanzima  
Feb 15 Failure analysis of hard disk failures   Nawanol
Feb 22, 29 Bio-inspired reliability or security See panel at New Security Paradigms Workshop 2007 Fahad, Gaspar  
Mar 7 Localization for scaling bugs in distributed applications   Bowen  
Mar 14
Spring Break
Mar 21, 28 Content distribution network using mobile devices “Dynamic content distribution for mobile enterprise networks” JSAC 2005. Saurabh, Paul W  
Apr 4 Privacy for the smart grid   Jinkyu  
Apr 11, 18 Failures resulting from user configuration errors

“An Empirical Study on Configuration Errors in Commercial and Open Source Systems” SOSP 2011

“Impact of configuration errors on DNS robustness” JSAC 2009
Ignacio, Paul R  
Apr 25 Reliable execution of parallel applications at large scale   Tanzima, Kangwoo  
May 2, 9 Secure provenance of state of computing

“Secure Network Provenance” SOSP 2011

“Provenance-aware storage systems” Usenix ATC 2006
Jevin, Matt  
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