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Schedule

Below is the conference schedule for CASCON 2016.


CASCON 2016 Presentation Sessions and Schedule

Monday, October 31

09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 1: Analytics and Forensics

Location: Jasmine

Session Chair:

Kenneth Kent University of New Brunswick

Preliminary Investigation on User Interaction with IBM Watson Analytics

Parisa Lak, Mefta Sadat, Carl Barrelet, Martin Petitclerc, Craig Statchuk, Ayse Bener and Andriy Miranskyy


IBM Canada Ltd. & Ryerson University

TGDB: Towards a Benchmark for Graph Databases

Zahid Abul-Basher and Mark Chignell


University of Toronto

D-ForenRIA: A Distributed Tool to Reconstruct User Sessions for Rich Internet Applications

Salman Hooshmand, Muhammad Faheem, Gregor V. Bochmann, Guy-Vincent Jourdan, Russell Couturier and Iosif-Viorel Onut


University of Ottawa & IBM USA & Canada Ltd.



09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 2: Defect Prediction

Location: Evergreen

Session Chair:

James Cordy Queen's University

Automatic Prediction of the Severity of Bugs Using Stack Traces

Korosh Koochekian Sabor, Mohammad Hamdaqa and Abdelwahab Hamou-Lhadj


Concordia University & University of Waterloo

Local versus Global Models for Effort-aware Defect Prediction

Mariam El Mezouar, Feng Zhang and Ying Zou


Queen's University

An Effective Method for Detecting Duplicate Crash Reports Using Crash Traces and Hidden Markov Models

Neda Ebrahimi Koopaei, Abdelwahab Hamou-Lhadj, Md. Shariful Islam and Mohammad Hamdaqa


Concordia University & University of Waterloo



11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 3: Cyber-Physical Systems

Loation: Jasmine

Session Chair:

Kostas Kontogiannis Western University

MothPad: Monitoring Pub/Sub Activity in Cyber Physical Systems

Cesar Canas, Kaiwen Zhang, Bettina Kemme, Jorg Kienzle and Hans-Arno Jacobsen

McGill University & Technische Universitat Munchen & University of Toronto

Empirical Evaluation of Python-based Tools for Distributed Computing on the Raspberry Pi

Jacob Morra and Qusay Mahmoud


University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Software Energy Optimization in the Cloud

Andreas Bergen and Nina Taherimakhsousi


University of Victoria

Proactive Auto-scaling of Resources for Data Stream Processing Systems in the Cloud

Tarek M. Ahmed, Farhana Zulkernine and James R. Cordy


Queen's University



11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 4: Analytics and Innovative Design Tools

Location: Evergreen

Session Chair:

Eleni Stroulia University of Alberta

MEWSE: Multi-Engine Workflow Submission and Execution on Apache YARN

Patrick Martin, Kiran Sundaravarathan, Dan Rope, Craig Statchuk and Michael McRoberts


Queen's University & IBM USA & IBM Canada Ltd.

String Deduplication During Garbage Collection in Virtual Machines

Konstantin Nasartschuk, Marcel Dombrowski, Kenneth Kent, Aleksandar Micic, Dane Henshall and Charlie Gracie


University of New Brunswick & IBM Canada Ltd.

Manifold: An SMT-Based Declarative Language for Electronic and Microfluidic Design Synthesis

Murphy Berzish, Asif Khan, Atulan Zaman, Vijay Ganesh and Derek Rayside


University of Waterloo & IBM Canada Ltd.

Conceptual Form Design Using Evolutionary Computing Approach

Arwin Chan and Farhana Zulkernine


Queen's University



12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Session 5: CASCON Expo

Location: Conference Center 3/4/5



01:30 PM - 02:15 PM

Session 6: Keynote

Location : Conference Center 1/2

Session Chair:

Marcellus Mindel

Connected Vehicle and HMI Advanced Technology

Shaun Marshall


General Motors' Canadian Engineering Centre

2016 Most Influential Paper (MIP) Award

Authors: Alexei Lapouchnian, Yijun Yu, Sotirios Liaskos and John Mylopoulos


Title: Requirements-driven design of autonomic application software



03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Session 7: Keynote

Location : Conference Center 1/2

Session Chair:

Marcellus Mindel IBM Canada Ltd.

Disrupting Developer Productivity One Bot at a Time

Margaret-Anne Storey


University of Victoria

CAS Research Awards I



04:00 PM - 05:30 PM

Session 8: PechaKutcha

Location: Conference Center 3/4/5

Session Chair:

Diana Lau IBM Canada Ltd.
Vio Onut IBM Canada Ltd.
Hausi Muller University of Victoria

CASCON Expo Presentations



05:30 PM - 08:00 PM

Session 9: CASCON Expo / Halloween Party

Location: Conference Center 3/4/5






Tuesday, November 01

08:30 AM - 09:30 AM

Session 10: Keynote

Location: Conference Center 1/2

Session Chair:

Vio Onut IBM Canada Ltd.

Why University-Industry interaction plays a key role in the "surthrival" of the IoT Perfect Storm?

Mac Devine


IBM USA

CAS Research Awards II



09:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Session 11: Best Paper Award

Location: Conference Center 1/2

Session Chair:

Vio Onut IBM Canada Ltd.

Enabling DevOps for Containerized Data-Intensive Applications: An Exploratory Study

Marios Fokaefs, Cornel Barna, Rodrigo Veleda, Marin Litoiu, Joe Wigglesworth and Radu Mateescu


York University & IBM Canada Ltd.



10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 12: The Art of Queries

Location: Conference Center 2

Session Chair:

Vincent Corvinelli IBM Canada Ltd.

From Relations to Multi-Dimensional Maps: A SQL-to-HBase Transformation Methodology

Diego Serrano and Eleni Stroulia


University of Alberta

Base64Geo: An Efficient Data Structure and Transmission Format for Large, Dense, Scalar GIS Datasets

Matt Hemmings, Rick McGeer, Glenn Ricart and Ulrike Stege


Y Combinator Research & US Ignite & University of Victoria

A Concurrent Multiway Tree using the Lazy Locking Mechanism

Bing Yang, Kenneth Kent, Eric Aubanel, Angela Lin and Tobi Agila


University of New Brunswick & IBM Canada Ltd.



10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 13: Elastic Cloud and Cognitive Computing

Location: Conference Center 1

Session Chair:

Joe Wigglesworth IBM Canada Ltd.

Consolidation of Underutilized Virtual Machines to Reduce Total Power Usage

Seyedali Jokar Jandaghi, Arnamoy Bhattacharyya, Stelios Sotiriadis and Cristiana Amza


University of Toronto

Investigating Resource Interference and Scaling on Multitenant PaaS Clouds

Panagiotis Patros, Stephen MacKay, Kenneth Kentand and Michael Dawson


University of New Brunswick & IBM Canada Ltd.

Performance Analysis Roundtrip: Automatic Generation of Performance Models and Results Feedback using Cross-model Trace Links

Taghreed Altamimi, Mana Hassanzadeh Zargari and Dorina Petriu


Carleton University



12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Session 14: CASCON Expo

Location: Conference Center 3/4/5



01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Session 15: Keynote

Location: Conference Center 1/2

Session Chair:

Hausi Muller University of Victoria

The Elusive Nature of Context: Why We Need it and Where We Might Find It

Gail Murphy


University of British Columbia

CAS Research Awards III



04:30 PM - 06:00 PM

Session 16: CASCON Expo

Location: Conference Center 3/4/5






Wednesday, November 02

08:30 AM - 09:30 AM

Session 17: Keynote

Location: Conference Center 1/2

Session Chair:

Marcellus Mindel IBM Canada Ltd.

The Science of Doing Your Best When it Matters Most

JP Pawliw-Fry


Leadership and Performance Expert

CASCON Expo Awards



09:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Session 18: Best Student Paper Award

Location: Conference Center 1/2

Session Chair:

Marcellus Mindel IBM Canada Ltd.

A Bayesian Game Decision-Making Model for Uncertain Adversary Types

Mahsa Emami-Taba and Ladan Tahvildari


University of Waterloo

10:30 AM - 12:20 PM

Session 19: Performance Analysis, Clone and Bug Detection

Location: Conference Center 2

Session Chair:

Tim Lethbridge University of Ottawa

Word Representation Using a Deep Neural Network

Yunpeng Li and Kelly Lyons


University of Toronto

An Exploratory Study on Change Suggestions for Methods Using Clone Detection

Manishankar Mondal, Chanchal K. Roy and Kevin Schneider


University of Saskatchewan

Combining Static Analysis and Targeted Symbolic Execution for Scalable Bug-Finding in Application Binaries

Riyad Parvez, Vijay Ganesh, Glenn Wurster, Joe Kirwin and Paul Ward


University of Waterloo

Searching Stack Overflow for API-usage-related Bug Fixes Using Snippet-based Queries

Eduardo Campos, Martin Monperrus and Marcelo Maia


Federal University of Uberlandia & University of Lille & Inria Lille


12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Session 20: CASCON Expo

Location: Conference Center 3/4/5

12:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Session 21: Women in Technology (WIT)

Location: Conference Center 1




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