October 27th, 2016

Student Theses

  • M. Riondato, "Sampling-based Randomized Algorithms for Big Data Analytics," PhD Thesis , 2014. [PDF] [BIBTEX]
    @PhdThesis{Riondato14thesis,
      advisor = {E. Upfal},
      author = {Riondato, Matteo},
      title = {Sampling-based Randomized Algorithms for Big Data Analytics},
      school = {Brown University},
      url = {http://matteo.rionda.to/papers/Riondato-SamplingBasedRandomizedAlgorithms-PhDDissertation.pdf},
      year = {2014},
      month = {May}
    }

    Advised by: E. Upfal

  • A. Pavlo, "On Scalable Transaction Execution in Patitioned Main Memory Database Management Systems," PhD Thesis , 2014. [PDF] [BIBTEX]
    @PhdThesis{pavlo14thesis,
      advisor = {S. Zdonik},
      author = {Pavlo, Andy},
      title = {On Scalable Transaction Execution in Patitioned Main Memory Database Management Systems},
      school = {Brown University},
      url = {http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~pavlo/static/papers/pavlo-dissertation2013.pdf},
      year = {2014},
      month = {May} note={\url{http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2588555.2767108}}
    }

    Advised by: S. Zdonik

  • N. Backman, "C-MR: Continuous Execution of MapReduce Workflows for Stream Processing," PhD Thesis , 2013. [PDF] [BIBTEX]
    @PhdThesis{backman13thesis,
      advisor = {U. Cetintemel},
      author = {Backman, Nathan},
      title = {{C-MR:} Continuous Execution of MapReduce Workflows for Stream Processing },
      school = {Brown University},
      url = {http://cs.brown.edu/research/pubs/theses/phd/2013/backman.pdf},
      year = {2013},
      month = {May}
    }

    Advised by: U. Cetintemel

  • J. Duggan, "Query Performance Prediction for Analytical Workloads," PhD Thesis , 2013. [PDF] [BIBTEX]
    @PhdThesis{duggan13thesis,
      advisor = {U. Cetintemel},
      author = {Duggan, Jennie},
      title = {Query Performance Prediction for Analytical Workloads},
      school = {Brown University},
      url = {http://cs.brown.edu/research/pubs/theses/phd/2013/backman.pdf},
      year = {2013},
      month = {May}
    }

    Advised by: U. Cetintemel

  • H. Kimura, "Correlation-Aware Optimizations for Analytic Databases," PhD Thesis , 2012. [PDF] [BIBTEX]
    @PhdThesis{kimura12thesis,
      advisor = {S. Zdonik},
      author = {Kimura, Hideaki},
      title = {Correlation-Aware Optimizations for Analytic Databases},
      school = {Brown University},
      url = {http://cs.brown.edu/research/pubs/theses/phd/2012/kimura.pdf},
      year = {2012},
      month = {May}
    }

    Advised by: S. Zdonik

  • M. Akdere, "Supporting and Leveraging Prediction Models," PhD Thesis , 2012. [PDF] [BIBTEX]
    @PhdThesis{akdere12thesis,
      advisor = {U. Cetintemel},
      author = {Akdere, Mert},
      title = {Supporting and Leveraging Prediction Models},
      school = {Brown University},
      url = {http://cs.brown.edu/research/pubs/theses/phd/2012/akdere.pdf},
      year = {2012},
      month = {January}
    }

    Advised by: U. Cetintemel

  • A. Rasin, "Design Tool for a Clustered Column-Store Database," PhD Thesis , 2011. [PDF] [BIBTEX]
    @PhdThesis{rasin11thesis,
      advisor = {S. Zdonik},
      author = {Rasin, Alexander},
      title = {Design Tool for a Clustered Column-Store Database},
      school = {Brown University},
      url = {http://www.cs.brown.edu/research/pubs/theses/phd/2011/rasin.pdf},
      year = {2011},
      month = {May}
    }

    Advised by: S. Zdonik

  • Y. Ahmad, "Pulse: Database Support for Efficient Query Processing of Temporal Polynomial Models," PhD Thesis , 2009. [PDF] [BIBTEX]
    @PhdThesis{ahmad09thesis,
      advisor = {U. Cetintemel},
      author = {Ahmad, Yanif},
      title = {Pulse: Database Support for Efficient Query Processing of Temporal Polynomial Models},
      school = {Brown University},
      url = {http://cs.brown.edu/research/pubs/theses/phd/2009/ahmad.pdf},
      year = {2009},
      month = {January}
    }

    Advised by: U. Cetintemel

  • T. Ge, "Query Processing on Uncertain Data," PhD Thesis , 2009. [PDF] [BIBTEX]
    @PhdThesis{ge09thesis,
      advisor = {S. Zdonik},
      author = {Ge, Tingjian},
      title = {Query Processing on Uncertain Data},
      school = {Brown University},
      url = {http://cs.brown.edu/research/pubs/theses/phd/2009/ge.pdf},
      year = {2009},
      month = {May}
    }

    Advised by: S. Zdonik

  • O. Papaemmanouil, "An Extensible Overlay Infrastructure for Wide-Area Stream Processing and Dissemination," PhD Thesis , 2008. [PDF] [BIBTEX]
    @PhdThesis{olga08thesis,
      advisor = {U. Cetintemel},
      author = {Papaemmanouil, Olga},
      title = {An Extensible Overlay Infrastructure for Wide-Area Stream Processing and Dissemination},
      school = {Brown University},
      url = {http://cs.brown.edu/research/pubs/theses/phd/2009/olga.pdf},
      year = {2008},
      month = {December}
    }

    Advised by: U. Cetintemel

  • J. Hwang, "Fast and Highly-Available Stream Processing," PhD Thesis , 2008. [PDF] [BIBTEX]
    @PhdThesis{hwang08thesis,
      advisor = {S. Zdonik},
      author = {Hwang, Jeong-Hyon},
      title = {Fast and Highly-Available Stream Processing},
      school = {Brown University},
      url = {http://cs.brown.edu/research/pubs/theses/phd/2009/jhhwang.pdf},
      year = {2008},
      month = {July}
    }

    Advised by: S. Zdonik

  • E. N. Tatbul, "Load Shedding Techniques for Data Stream Management Systems," PhD Thesis , 2006. [PDF] [BIBTEX]
    @PhdThesis{tatbul06thesis,
      advisor = {S. Zdonik},
      author = {Tatbul, Emine Nesime},
      title = {Load Shedding Techniques for Data Stream Management Systems},
      school = {Brown University},
      url = {http://cs.brown.edu/research/pubs/theses/phd/2007/tatbul.pdf},
      year = {2006},
      month = {July}
    }

    Advised by: S. Zdonik

  • Y. Xing, "Load Management Techniques for Distributed Stream Processing," PhD Thesis , 2006. [PDF] [BIBTEX]
    @PhdThesis{xing06thesis,
      advisor = {S. Zdonik},
      author = {Xing, Ying},
      title = {Load Management Techniques for Distributed Stream Processing},
      school = {Brown University},
      url = {http://cs.brown.edu/research/pubs/theses/phd/2006/xing.pdf},
      year = {2006},
      month = {July}
    }

    Advised by: S. Zdonik

  • D. P. Carney, "Application-Aware Resource Scheduling," PhD Thesis , 2004. [PDF] [BIBTEX]
    @PhdThesis{carney04thesis,
      advisor = {S. Zdonik},
      author = {Carney, Donald P.},
      title = {Application-Aware Resource Scheduling },
      school = {Brown University},
      url = {http://cs.brown.edu/research/pubs/theses/phd/2005/carney.pdf},
      year = {2004},
      month = {July}
    }

    Advised by: S. Zdonik

  • M. Cherniack, "Building Query Optimizers with Combinators," PhD Thesis , 1999. [PDF] [BIBTEX]
    @PhdThesis{cherniack99thesis,
      advisor = {S. Zdonik},
      author = {Cherniack, Mitch},
      title = {Building Query Optimizers with Combinators},
      school = {Brown University},
      url = {http://cs.brown.edu/research/pubs/theses/phd/1999/cherniack.pdf},
      year = {1999},
      month = {July}
    }

    Advised by: S. Zdonik

  • S. Acharya, "Broadcast Disks: Dissemination-based Data Management for Asymmetric Communication Environments," PhD Thesis , 1998. [PDF] [BIBTEX]
    @PhdThesis{acharya98thesis,
      advisor = {S. Zdonik},
      author = {Acharya, Swarup},
      title = {Broadcast Disks: Dissemination-based Data Management for Asymmetric Communication Environments},
      school = {Brown University},
      url = {ftp://ftp.cs.brown.edu/pub/techreports/97/cs97-15.pdf},
      year = {1998},
      month = {July}
    }

    Advised by: S. Zdonik

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