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CS502 Paper Presentations


Title: Inside the Windows NT Scheduler, Part 1 and Part 2 "Assigning CPU time in a uniprocessor environment" "Multiprocessor scheduling decisions can affect NT's scalability"

Author: Mark Russonivoich

Publication: NT Internals

URL: http://www.winntmag.com/magazine/archive/1997/July/NTInternals.html

Presenter: Jack McCrorey

Date: Monday, February 2nd, 1998.

Slides: Powerpoint

Title: Removing Priority Inversion from an Operating System

Author: Steven Sommer

Publication: Proceedings of the 19th Australasian Computer Science Conference, Melbourne, Australia, January 31-February 2, 1996.

URL: ftp://ftp.mpce.mq.edu.au/pub/comp/papers/sommer.acsc96.ps

Presenters: Nicholas Jamba and Larry Thibeault

Date: Monday, February 2nd, 1998.

Title: The Chorus Microkernel

Author: Dick Pountain

Publication: Byte Magazine, January 1994

URL: http://www.byte.com/art/9401/sec8/art3.htm

Presenters: Jonathan Tanner and Brian Doyle

Date: February 16th, 1998

Slides: Powerpoint

Title: JavaOS: a Standalone Java Environment

Author: Peter Madany

Publication: White paper, Sun Microsystems

URL: http://www.javasoft.com/products/javaos/javaos.white.html

Presenter: Dave Sosnoski

Date: March 9, 1998

Slides: Powerpoint

Title: Invited Note: Java for Real-Time

Author: Kelvin Nilsen


URL: http://www.newmonics.com/WebRoot/technologies/java.html

Presenter: Sue Cudmore

Date: March 9, 1998

Slides: Powerpoint

Title: Real-Time Linux

Authors: Michael Barabanov and Victor Yodaiken

Publication: Linux Journal, Febuary 1997, pp. 19-23


Presenters: Mahir Shah and Protima Chhabra

Date: March 9, 1998

Title: Scheduler Activations on BSD: Sharing Thread Management Between Kernel and Application

Authors: Chrisopher Small and Margo Seltzer


URL: http://casaturn.kaist.ac.kr/~sikang/survey/#multithread

Presenter: Bhupesh Kothari

Date: March 16, 1998

Slides: powerpoint

Title: Implementing Remote Procedure Calls

Authors: Andrew Birrell and Bruce Jay Nelson

Publication: ACM Transactions on Computer Systems


Presenters: Dominic Surrao and Ekta Bhatia

Date: March 16, 1998

Title: Towards a New Strategy of OS Design

Author: Trent Fisher


URL: http://www.gnu.ai.mit.edu/software/hurd/hurd-paper.html

Presenter: Karl Marble

Date: March 23, 1998

Title: Evolving Mach 3.0 to a Migrating Thread Model

Authors: Bryan Ford and Jay Lepreau

Publication: Proceedings of the Winter Usenix Conference, January 1994

URL: ftp://mancos.cs.utah.edu/papers/thread-migrate.ps.Z

Presenter: Mark Mozynski

Date: March 23, 1998

Title: Not THAT DOS

Author: Paul Korzeniowski

Publication: Byte Magazine, November 1995

URL: http://www.byte.com/art/9511/sec6/art9.htm

Presenter: John Percy

Date: March 30, 1998

Slides: powerpoint

Title: Factoring: a Method for Scheduling parallel Loops

Authors: Susan Flynn Hummel, Edith Schonberg and Lawrence E. Flynn

Publication: Communcations of the ACM, August 1992, Vol. 35, No. 8., pp 90 -- 101

URL: http://www.acm.org/pubs/citations/journals/cacm/1992-35-8/p90-hummel/

Presenter: Aron Atkins

Date: March 30, 1998

Title: Application Performance and Flexibility on Exokernel Systems

Authors: Kaashoek, Engler, Ganger, Briceno, Hunt, Mazieres, Pinckney, Grimm, Jannotti and Mackenzie


URL: http://www.pdos.lcs.mit.edu/papers/exo-sosp97/exo-sosp97.htm

Presenter: Don Coulombe

Date: April 6, 1998

Slides: Powerpoint

Title: WebOS: Operating System Services For Wide Area Applications

Authors: Min Vahdat, Paul Eastham, Chad Yoshikawa, Eshwar Belani, Thomas Anderson, David Culler, and Michael Dahlin.

Publication: UC Berkely Technical Report UCB CSD-97-938, December, 1997

URL: http://now.cs.berkeley.edu/WebOS/papers/webos-overview.ps

Presenter: Liming Wang

Date: April 6, 1998

Slides: Powerpoint

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