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Research Publications 2017-08-17T17:05:55+00:00

Deep Learning, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence related papers:

  1. Joan Capdevila, Jesús Cerquides, Jordi Torres. Event Detection in Location-Based Social Networks. Data Science and Big Data: An Environment of Computational Intelligence pp 161-186. Part of the Studies in Big Data book series (SBD, volume 24) ISBN: 978-3-319-53473-2 (Print) 978-3-319-53474-9 (Online) DOI:10.1007/978-3-319-53474-9.  Springer International Publishing 2017
  2. J. Pan, Canton-Ferrer, C., McGuinness, K., O’Connor, N., Torres, J., Sayrol, E., and Giró-i-Nieto, X., “SalGAN: Visual Saliency Prediction with Generative Adversarial Networks”, in CVPR 2017 Scene Understanding Workshop (SUNw), Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, In Press.
  3. X. Lin, Campos, V., Giró-i-Nieto, X., Torres, J., and Canton-Ferrer, C., “Disentangling Motion, Foreground and Background Features in Videos”, in CVPR 2017 Workshop Brave New Motion Representations, In Press.
  4. Bellver M, Giró-i-Nieto, X., Marqués, F., and Torres, J., Hiercarchical Object Detection with Deep Reinforcement Learning, in Deep Reinforcement Learning Workshop, NIPS 2016.
  5. Ruben Tous, Otto Wust, Mauro Gomez, Jonatan Poveda, Marc Elena, Jordi Torres, Mouna Makni, and Eduard Ayguadé. User-generated Content Curation with Deep Convolutional Neural Networks. Workshop Application of Big Data for Computational Social Science. 2016 IEEE International Conference on Big Data. December 5 – December 8, 2016. Washington DC, USA.
  6. Joan Capdevila, Gonzalo Pericacho, Jordi Torres and Jesús Cerquides, Scaling DBSCAN-like algorithms for event detection systems in TwitterLecture Notes for Computer Science Series: Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Algorithms and Architectures for Parallel Processing. Dec. 2016.
  7. Joan Capdevila, Jesús Cerquides, Jordi Nin, Jordi Torres, Tweet-SCAN: An event discovery technique for geo-located tweets, Pattern Recognition Letters, Available online 25 August 2016, ISSN 0167-8655, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.patrec.2016.08.010.
  8. Joan Capdevila and Jesús Cerquides and Jordi Torres Recognizing warblers: a probabilistic model for event detection in Twitter The 33rd Internation Conference on Machine Learning: Anomaly Detection workshop.  June 19-24 2016  New York, USA.
  9. Joan Capdevila, Jesús Cerquides, Jordi Nin, Jordi Torres. Tweet-SCAN: An event discovery technique for geo-located tweets. Artificial Intelligence Research and Development. Proceedings of the 18th International Conference of the Catalan Association for Artificial Intelligence Editors Armengol, E., Boixader, D., Grimaldo, F. Pub. date October 2015. Pages 308. Volume 277 of Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications. ISBN print 978-1-61499-577-7 . ISBN online 978-1-61499-578-4
  10. Ruben Tous, Jordi Torres and Eduard Ayguadé. Multimedia Big Data Computing for In-depth Event Analysis. IEEE International Conference on Multimedia Big Data (BigMM  2015). Beijing, China, April 2015.
  11. Cea, J. Nin, R. Tous, J. Torres, E. Ayguade, Towards the Cloudification of the Social Networks Analytics, In Modeling Decisions for Artificial Intelligence (MDAI), Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, in press, 2014.
  12. Poggi N, Carrera D, Gavaldà R, Ayguadé E, Torres J. A methodology for the evaluation of high response time on E- commerce users and sales. Information Systems F 2012. (JCR Q2)
  13. Berral JL, Goiri Í, Nou R, Julià F, Fitó O, Guitart J, Gavaldà R, Torres J. Toward Energy-aware Scheduling using Machine Learning. In: Energy Efficient Distributed Computing System Energy Efficient Distributed Computing Systems. USA: John Wiley & Sons; 2012. pp. 215-244 .
  14. Berral JL, Gavaldà R, Torres J. Empowering Automatic Data-center Management with Machine Learning. The 28th ACM Symposium on Applied Computin 2013 :170–172.
  15. Berral JL, Gavaldà R, Torres J. Adaptive Scheduling on Power-Aware Managed Data-Centers using Machine Learning. The IEEE International Conference on GRID Computing (GRID 2011),Lyon, France, September 22-23 2011
  16. Goiri Í, Le K, Guitart J, Torres J, Bianchini Intelligent Placement of Datacenters for Internet Services. 31th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS’11). 2011 :131-142.
  17. Alonso J, Berral JL, Gavaldà R, Torres J. Adaptive on-line software aging prediction based on Machine Learning. 40th Annual IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN 2010). June 28th – July 1st 2010, Chicago (USA).
  18. Berral JL, Gavaldà R, Torres J. Power-aware Multi-DataCenter Management usingMachine Learning. 2nd International Workshop on Power-aware Algorithms, Systems, and Architectures. 2013 :858–.

Big Data related papers:

  1. Anastasios Gounaris, Georgia Kougka, Ruben Tous, Carlos Tripiana, Jordi Torres. Dynamic Configuration of Partitioning in Spark Applications IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 28(7): 1891-1904 (link.ps)  ISSN: 1045-9219 DOI: 10.1109/TPDS.2017.2647939
  2. Anastasios Gounaris and Jordi Torres. A Methodology for Spark Parameter Tuning. Elsevier Big Data Research  ISSN 22145796 (to appear) 2017 [.pdf]
  3. Panagiotis Petridis, Anastasios Gounaris, and Jordi Torres. Spark Parameter Tuning via Trial-and-Error. INNS Conf on BIG DATA 2016

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  4. Polo J, Carrera D, Becerra Y, Beltran V, Torres J, Ayguadé E, . Performance Management of Accelerated MapReduce Workloads in Heterogeneous Clusters. 2010 .
  5. Polo J, Carrera D, Becerra Y, Torres J, Ayguadé E, Steinder M, Whalley Performance-Driven Task Co-Scheduling for MapReduce Environments. 12th IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS’10). Osaka, Japan, April 19-23, 2010.
  6. Polo J, Castillo C, Carrera D, Becerra Y, Whalley I, Steinder M, Torres J, Ayguadé E. Resource-aware Adaptive Scheduling for MapReduce Clusters. ACM/IFIP/USENIX 12th International Middleware Conference (Middleware 2011).
  7. Polo J, Becerra Y, Carrera D, Torres J, Ayguadé E, Spreitzer M, Steinder M. Enabling Distributed Key-Value Stores with Low Latency-Impact Snapshot Support. 12th IEEE International Symposium on Network Computing and Application 2013 :65–72.
  8. Cugnasco C, Hernandez R, Becerra Y, Torres J, Ayguadé E. Aeneas: A Tool to Enable Applications to Effectively Use Non-Relational Databases. 2013 International Conference on Computational S 2013 :2561–2564.
  9. Polo J, Becerra Y, Carrera D, Steinder M, Whalley I, Torres J, Ayguadé E. Deadline-based MapReduce Workload Management. IEEE Transactions on Network and Service 2013 ;10:231–244
  10. Nicolas Poggi, David Carrera, Aaron Call, Rob Reinauer, Nikola Vujic, Daron Green, José Blakeley, Sergio Mendoza, Yolanda Becerra, Jordi Torres, Eduard Ayguadé, and Jesús Labarta. ALOJA: a Systematic Study of Hadoop Deployment Variables to Enable Automated Characterization of Cost-Effectiveness.  IEEE BigData 2014.
  11. E. Tejedor, Y. Becerra, G. Alomar, A. Queralt, R. M. Badia, J. Torres, T. Cortes, and J. Labarta. PyCOMPSs: Parallel computational workflows in Python. International Journal of High Performance Computing Applications, August 2015.
  12. Goiri I, Haque ME, Le K, Beauchea R, Nguyen TD, Guitart J, Torres J, Bianchini R. Matching Renewable Energy Supply and Demand in Green Datacenters. Ad Hoc Networks [Internet]. 2015 ;V 25:520-534. Available from:http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1570870514002649 (JCR Q1)
  13. Jordà Polo, Yolanda Becerra, David Carrera, Jordi Torres, Eduard Ayguadé, Malgorzata Steinder. Adaptive MapReduce Scheduling in Shared Environments.  14TH IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing, May 26-29, 2014. Chicago, IL. USA.
  14. R. Hernandez, Y. Becerra, J. Torres and E. Ayguadé. “Automatic Query Driven Data Modelling in Cassandra”. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computational Science, ICCS 2015, June 2015, 2802-2806
  15. Cesare Cugnasco, Yolanda Becerra, Jordi Torres, Eduard Ayguadé. D8-tree: a de-normalized approach for multidimensionaldata analysis on key-value databases.  International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDCN 2016) January, 2016
  16. R. Hernandez, C. Cugnasco, Y. Becerra, J. Torres and E. Ayguadé. “Experiences of Using Cassandra for Molecular Dynamics Simulation”. Proceedings of the 23rd Euromicro International Conference on Parallel, Distributed, and Network-Based Processing, March 2015, pp. 288-295
  17. Tous, R., Gounaris, A., Tripiana, C., Torres, J., Girona, S., Ayguadé, E., Labarta, J., Becerra, Y., Carrera, D., and Valero, M., “Spark Deployment and Performance Evaluation on the MareNostrum Supercomputer”, International Conference on BigData. IEEE, 2015. [.pdf]
  18. Adam; Andrio, Pau; Cugnasco, Cesare; Codo, Laia; Becerra, Yolanda; Dans, Pablo; Battistini, Federica; Torres, Jordi; Goñi, Ramon; Orozco, Modesto; Gelpí, Josep Lluís. BIGNASim: A NoSQL database structure and analysis portal for nucleic acids simulation data Hospital, Nucleic Acids Research (04 January 2016) 44 (D1): D272-D278 doi:10.1093/nar/gkv1301   Abstract, Full Text (HTML), Full Text (PDF), SUPPLEMENTARY DATA
  19. Torres J, DEL CLOUD COMPUTING AL BIG DATA: Visión introductoria para jóvenes emprendedores Editorial UOC . Primera edición: septiembre 2012
  20. Mario Macías, Mauro Gómez, Rubèn Tous, Jordi Torres. Introducción a Apache Spark. Editorial UOC. Primera edición Noviembre 2015. ISBN: 978-84-9116-037-3

Green Computing related papers:

  1. R. Basmadjian, P. Bouvry, G. Da Costa, L. Gyarmati, D. Kliazovich, S. Lafond, L. Lefèvre, H. De Meer, JM. Pierson, R. Pries, J. Torres, T. Anh Trin, S. Ullah Khan. Green Data Centers. Large-Scale Distributed Systems and Energy Efficiency: A holistic view. John Wiley and Sons, Chapter 6, January 2015. link.
  2. Ramon Bertran, Yolanda Becerra, David Carrera, Vicenç Beltran, Marc Gonzàlez, Xavier Martorell, Nacho Navarro, Jordi Torres, and Eduard Ayguadé. Energy accounting for shared virtualized environments under dvfs using pmc-based power models. Future Generation Computer Systems (FGCS), 2011 (to appear). ISSN: 0167-739X
  3. Goiri Í, Guitart J, Torres J, Bianchini R, Le K, Nguyen T Towards Sustainable Solutions for European Cloud Computing. UPGRADE journal [Internet]. 2011 ;Vol. XII (4):59-66.
  4. Goiri Í, Guitart J, Torres J. Economic Model of a Cloud Provider Operating in a Federated Cloud. Information Systems 2012 ;Vol. 14 (4):827-843 (JCR Q2)
  5. Goiri Í, Le K, Beauchea R, Nguyen TD, Haque ME, Guitart J, Torres J, Bianchini R. GreenSlot: Scheduling Energy Consumption in Green Datacenters. 24th ACM/IEEE International Supercomputing Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC’11). 2011
  6. Goiri Í, Le K, Nguyen TD, Guitart J, Torres J, Bianchini R. GreenHadoop: leveraging green energy in data-processing frameworks. 7th ACM european conference on Computer Systems (EuroSys’12) [Internet]. 2012 :57– Available from:http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2168836.2168843
  7. Ll. Berral, Íñigo Goiri, Thu D. Nguyen, Ricard Gavaldà, Jordi Torres, and Ricardo Bianchini. Building Green Cloud Services at Low Cost. 34th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS 2014). Madrid, Spain, June 30-July 3, 2014.
  8. Goiri Í, Julià F, Fitó O, Macías M, Guitart Supporting CPU-based Guarantees in Cloud SLAs via Resource-level QoS Metrics. Future Generation Computer Systems. 2012 ;Vol. 28 (8):1295-1302. (JCR Q1)
  9. Bertran R, González M, Becerra Y, Carrera D, Beltran V, Martorell X, Torres J, Ayguadé E. Accurate Energy Accounting for Shared Virtualized Environments using PMC-based Power Modeling Techniques. In the 11th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Grid Computing (Grid 2010). Brussels, Belgium. 25-29 October 2010 2010
  10. Ayguadé, J. Torres. Holistic Management for a more Energy-Efficient Cloud Computing. ERCIM News, number 83, October 2010. ISSN 0926-4981
  11. Goiri Í, Julià F, Nou R, Berral JL, Guitart J, Torres J. Energy-aware Scheduling in Virtualized Datacenters. 12th IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing (Cluster’10). 2010 :58-67.
  12. Berral JL, Goiri Í, Nou R, Julià F, Guitart J, Gavaldà R, Torres J. Towards Energy-aware Scheduling in Data Centers using Machine Learning. 1st International Conference on Energy-Efficient Computing and Networking (e-Energy’10). 2010 :215-224.
  13. Torres J, Ayguadé E, Carrera D, Guitart J, Beltran V, Becerra Y, Badia RM, Labarta J, Valero M. BSC contributions in Energy-aware Resource Management for Large Scale Distributed Systems. 1st Year Workshop of the COST Action IC0804 on Energy Efficiency in Large Scale Distributed Sys 2010 :76-79.
  14. Polo J, Becerra Y, Carrera D, Beltran V, Torres J, Ayguadé Towards Energy-Efficient Management of MapReduce Workloads. 2010 . Poster session. 1st Int’l Conf. on Energy-Efficient Computing and Networking (e-Energy 2010). University of Passau, Germany. April 13-15, 2010
  15. Bertran R, González M, Becerra Y, Carrera D, Torres J, Ayguadé E. Towards Accurate Accounting Energy Consumption in Shared Virtualized Environments. Poster session. 1st Int’l Conf. on Energy-Efficient Computing and Networking (e-Energy 2010). University of Passau, Germany. April 13-15, 2010.

Cloud Computing related papers:

  1. Goiri Í, Fitó O, Julià F, Nou R, Berral JL, Guitart J, Torres J. Multifaceted Resource Management for Dealing with Heterogeneous Workloads in Virtualized Data Centers. 11th International Conference on Grid Computing (Grid’10). 2010 :25-32.
  2. Nou R, Julià F, Hogan K, Torres J. A path to achieving a self-managed Grid middleware. 2010 . Future Generation Computer Systems (2010), Journal, doi:10.1016/j.future.2010.07.002
  3. Nicolas Poggi, David Carrera, and Eduard Ayguade, and Jordi Torres. Profit-Aware Cloud Resource Provisioner for Ecommerce. Cluster 2014.
  4. Goiri Í, Berral JL, Fitó O, Julià F, Nou R, Guitart J, Gavaldà R, Torres J. Energy-efficient and Multifaceted Resource Management for Profit-driven Virtualized Data CentersFuture Generation Computer S 2012 ;Vol. 28 (5):718-731. (JCR Q1)
  5. Carrera D, Steinder M, Whalley I, Torres J, Ayguadé Autonomic Placement of Mixed Batch and Transactional Workloads. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems. 2012 ;23:219-231 (JCR Q1)
  6. Nou R, Julià F, Hogan K, Torres J. Path to achieving a self-managed grid middleware. Future Generation Computer Systems [Internet]. 2011 ;27:10– Available from: http://capinfo.e.ac.upc.edu/PDFs/dir11/file003810.pdf (JCR Q1)
  7. Macías M, Rana O, Smith G, Guitart J, Torres J. Maximizing Revenue in Grid Markets using an Economically Enhanced Resource Manager. Concurrency and Computation: Practice and E 2010 ;Vol. 22 (14):1990-2011. (JCR Q3)
  8. Ejarque J, de Palol M, Goiri Í, Julià F, Guitart J, Badia RM, Torres J. Exploiting Semantics and Virtualization for SLA-driven Resource Allocation in Service Providers. Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experien 2010 ;Vol. 22 (5):541- 572 (JCR Q3)
  9. Guitart J, Torres J, Ayguadé A Survey on Performance Management for Internet Applications. Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience. 2010 ;Vol. 22 (1):68-106 (JCR Q3)
  10. Alonso J, Goiri Í, Guitart J, Gavaldà R, Torres J. Optimal Resource Allocation in a Virtualized Software Aging Platform with Software Rejuvenation. 22th IEEE International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering (ISSRE’11). 2011 :250-
  11. Poggi N, Carrera D, Gavaldà R, Torres J, Ayguadé Characterization of Workload and Resource Consumption for an Online Travel and Booking Site. 2010 .
  12. Goiri I, Guitart J, Torres J. Characterizing Cloud Federation for Enhancing Providers’ Profit. 3rd IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD’10). 2010 :123-130.
  13. Goiri Í, Julià F, Guitart J, Torres J. Checkpoint-based Fault-tolerant Infrastructure for Virtualized Service Providers. 12th IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS’10). 2010 :455-462.
  14. Beltran V, Martorell X, Torres J, Ayguadé Accelerating Software Memory Compression on the Cell/B.E. 2010 .
  15. Alonso J, Berral JL, Torres J, Gavaldà R. J2EE Instrumentation for software aging root cause application component determination with AspectJ. 2010. 15th IEEE Workshop on Dependable Parallel Distributed and Network Centric Systems – DPDNS’2010 – April, 2010 Ohio State University, USA.
  16. Vaqué A, Goiri Í, Guitart J, Torres J. EMOTIVE Cloud: The BSC’s IaaS Open Source Solution for Cloud Computing. In: Open Source Cloud Computing Systems: Practices and Paradigms. Open Source Cloud Computing Systems: Practices and Par IGI Global; 2012. pp. 44-60.
  17. Ricciardi S, Palmieri F, Torres J, di Martino B, Santos-Boada G, Solé-Pareta J, Green Datacenter Infrastructures in the Cloud Computing Era. Book chapter in the Handbook on Green Information and Communication Systems, Elsevier,
  18. Torres J, Empresas en la nube: ventajas y inconvenientes del Cloud Computing (2a edición) Editorial Libros de Cabecera. 2011 https://www.librosdecabecera.com/empresas-en-la-nube

 

Previous Publications: 

2007-2009 : AUTONOMIC COMPUTING, CLOUD COMPUTING, GREEN COMPUTING

  1. R. Nou, F. Julià and J. Torres. “Should the grid middleware look to self-managing capabilities?“. The 8th International Symposium on Autonomous Decentralized Systems (ISADS 2007). IEEE and IFIP. Sedona, Arizona, USA. March 2007.
  2. R. Nou, F. Julià and J. Torres. “The need for self-managed access nodes in grid environments“. 4th Annual IEEE International workshop on Engineering of Autonomic and Autonomous Systems (EASe 2007). Tucson, Arizona, USA. March 26th-29th, 2007
  3. N.Poggi, T. Moreno, J. Berral, R. Gavalda, J. Torres. “Web Customer Modeling for Automated Session Prioritization on High Traffic Sites“. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on User Modeling. Corfu, Greece, June 25-29, 2007. ISBN: 978-3-540-73077-4.
  4. L. Silva, J. Alonso, P. Silva, J. Torres and A. Andrzejak. “Using Virtualization to Improve Software Rejuvenation“. The 6th IEEE International Symposium on Network Computing and ApplicationS (NCA 2007). July, 12- 14, 2007. Boston. Best Paper award on Applications.
  5. J. Alonso, J. Torres, L. Silva and P. Silva. “Dependable Grid Services: A case study with OGSA-DAI“. Towards Next Generation Grids, pp. 292-300, Springer ISBN: 978-0-387-72498-0.
  6. T. Püschel, N. Borissov, D. Neumann, M. Macías, J. Guitart, J. Torres, J. Stößer “Extended Resource management using client classification and economic enhancements“. 17th eChallenges e-2007 Conference & Exhibition. October 2007, The Hague, The Netherlands. 2007. Also published in Expanding the knowledge economy; Issues, Applications, Case Studies; Part 1, pp.65-72. IOS press, 2009.
  7. Toni Moreno, Nicolas Poggi, Josep Lluis Berral, Ricard Gavaldà, Jordi Torres. “Policy-based autonomous bidding for overload management in eCommerce websites“. Group Decision and Negotiation Meeting – GDN Section of INFORMS. Montreal, Canada, May 14-17, 2007
  8. R. Nou, F. Julià, J. Guitart, J. Torres. “Dynamic Resource Provisioning for Self-Adaptive Heterogeneous Workloads in SMP Hosting Platforms“. ICE-B 2007, the International Conference on E-business. ( IEEE Systems and ACM SIGMIS) Barcelona, Spain. July 2007.
  9. Jordi Guitart, David Carrera, Vicenç Beltran, Jordi Torres, and Eduard Ayguadé. “Designing an Overload Control Strategy for Secure e-Commerce Applications Computer Networks“. Computer Networking, Vol. 51 (15), pp. 4492-4510, October 2007 ISSN: 1389-1286
  10. J. Alonso, J. Torres and L. Silva. “Carrying the Crash-only software concept to the legacy application servers“. Published on Springer Book “Making Grids Work”, pp. 165-174, ISBN:978-0-387-78447-2.
  11. J. Alonso, L. Silva, A. Andrzejak, P. Silva and J. Torres “High-Availability Grid Services through the use of Virtualized Clustering“. The 8th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Grid Computing (GRID 2007). September 19-21, 2007, Austin, Texas, USA. (63-13)
  12. S. Kounev, R. Nou and J. Torres. “Autonomic QoS-Aware Resource Management in Grid Computing using Online Performance Models” 2nd International Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools (VALUETOOLS 2007) Nantes, France, October 23th-25th, 2007. ISBN: 978-1-59593-819-0
  13. R. Nou, S. Kounev, J. Torres. “Building Online Performance Models of Grid Middleware with Fine-Grained Load-Balancing: A Globus Toolkit Case Study” 4th European Engineering Performance Workshop. (EPEW 2007). 27-28 September 2007, Berlin, Germany. Also published as Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pp. 125-140, vol. 4748. 2008.
  14. M. Macías, G. Smith, O. F. Rana, J. Guitart, J. Torres “Enforcing Service Level Agreements using an Economically Enhanced Resource Manager“, Workshop on Economic Models and Algorithms for Grid Systems 2007 (EMAGS 2007). In conjunction with the 8th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Grid Computing (Grid 2007) Austin, Texas, USA. September 2007.
  15. T. Puschel, N. Borissov, M. Macias, D. Neumann, J. Guitart, J. Torres “Economically Enhanced Resource Management for Internet Service Utilities“, The 8th International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering, WISE2007, Nancy, France. 3-7th December, 2007. Also published in Lecture Notes in Computer Science pp. 335-348, vol. 4831. 2008.
  16. V.Beltran, J. Torres and E. Ayguade “Improving Disk Bandwidth-Bound Applications Through Main Memory Compression” MEDEA Workshop MEmory performance: DEaling with Applications, systems and architecture. Brasov, Romania. Held in conjunction with PACT 2007 Conference Sept. 15-19. 2007
  17. N. Poggi, J.L. Berral, T. Moreno, R. Gavaldà, J. Torres. “Automatic Detection and Banning of Content Stealing Bots for E-commerce“. NIPS 2007 Workshop on Machine Learning in Adversarial Environments for Computer Security. December 8, 2007. British Columbia, Canada.
  18. David Carrera, Malgorzata Steinder, Ian Whalley, Jordi Torres and Eduard Ayguadé. “Utility-based Placement of Dynamic Web Applications with Fairness Goals“. In 11th IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2008), April 7-11, 2008.
  19. Jordi Torres, David Carrera, Kevin Hogan, Ricard Gavaldà, Vicenç Beltran and Nicolas Poggi. “Reducing wasted resources to help achieve green data centers“. In The Fourth Workshop on High-Performance, Power-Aware Computing (HPPAC 2008), April 14, 2008.
  20. Jordi Torres, David Carrera, Vicenç Beltran, Nicolás Poggi, Josep Lluis Berral, Ricard Gavaldà, Eduard Ayguadé, Toni Moreno, Jordi Guitart. “Tailoring resources: Energy efficient consolidation strategy goes beyond virtualization“. Proceedings of ICAC 2008, The IEEE International Conference on Autonomic Computing, poster session. pp. 197-198. Chicago, Illinois, USA, June 2008. ISBN: 978-0-7695-3175-5.
  21. J. Guitart, D. Carrera, V. Beltran, J. Torres, and E. Ayguadé. “Dynamic CPU Provisioning for Self-Managed Secure Web Applications in SMP Hosting Platforms“. Computer Networks , Vol. 52 (7), pp. 1390-1409, May 2008. ISSN: 1389-1286
  22. David Carrera, Malgorzata Steinder, Ian Whalley, Jordi Torres and Eduard Ayguadé. “Managing SLAs of heterogeneous workloads using dynamic application placement“. 7th IEEE Symposium on High Performance Distributed Computing (HPDC 2008). An extended version is available as Technical Report RC24469, IBM Research, Jan. 2008.
  23. J. Ejarque, M. de Palol, I. Goiri, F. Julià, J. Guitart, J. Torres, and R. Badia “Using Semantic Technologies for Resource Allocation in Computing Service Providers“. 5th IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (SCC 2008). pp. 583-587. Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, July 8-11, 2008, pp. 583-587. ISBN: 978-0-7695-3283-7.
  24. Javier Alonso, Jordi Torres, Rean Griffith, Gail Kaiser and Luis Silva. “Towards Self-Adaptable monitoring framework for Self-healing “. Procs. 3rd CoreGrid Workshop on Middleware, Barcelona, Spain. June 5-6, 2008. Also published on Springer Book “Grid and Services Evolution”, CoreGrid Series Vol n.11. pp 133-142.
  25. Josep L. Berral, Nicolas Poggi, Javier Alonso, Ricard Gavalda, Jordi Torres and Manish Parashar. “Adaptive Distributed Mechanism Against Flooding Network Attacks Based on Machine Learning“. ACM Workshop on Articifial Intelligence on Security 2008, pp 43-49. October 27th, 2008, Virginia (USA). ISBN: 978-1-60558-287-0.
  26. V. Beltran, J. Torres, and E. Ayguadé. “Understanding tuning complexity in multithreaded and hybrid web servers“. In IPDPS ‘08: Proceedings of the 22nd IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium, pages 56-64, Miami, FL, USA, 14-18 April 2008.
  27. M. Macías, O. Rana, G. Smith, J. Guitart, and J. Torres. “Maximising Revenue in Grid Markets using an Economically Enhanced Resource Manager“. Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, 2010. Vol. 22 (14), pp. 1990-2011, ISSN: 1532-0634.
  28. Josep L. Berral, Javier Alonso, Nicolas Poggi, Ricard Gavaldà, Manish Parashar, Jordi Torres, “Distributed Learning Mechanism Against Flooding Network Attacks.”XIX Jornadas de Paralelismo, Castelló, Spain, 17-19 of September, 2008. ISBN: 978-84-8021-676-0
  29. Nicolas Poggi, Toni Moreno, Josep Lluis Berral, Ricard Gavaldà, Jordi Torres,”Self-Adaptive Utility-Based Web Session Management.” pp.1712-1721. Computer Networks Journal, , vol 53, no. 10. 2008. ISSN: 1389-1286.
  30. David Carrera, Malgorzata Steinder, Ian Whalley, Jordi Torres and Eduard Ayguadé. “Enabling resource sharing between transactional and batch workloads using dynamic application placement“. ACM/IFIP/USENIX 9th International Middleware Conference (Middleware 2008) pp. 203-222, Leuven (Belgium), December 2008.
  31. Vicenc¸ Beltran, Jordi Torres and Eduard Ayguadé.”Improving Web Server Performance Through Main Memory Compression“. ICPADS 2008.The 14th IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS’08) Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA. 8th-10th December, 2008.
  32. J. Ejarque, M. de Palol, I. Goiri, F. Julià, J. Guitart, R. Badia, and J. Torres. “SLA-Driven Semantically-Enhanced Dynamic Resource Allocator for Virtualized Service Providers“. 4th IEEE International Conference on e-Science (e-Science 2008). Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, December 7-12, 2008.
  33. Ada Casanovas, Javier Alonso, Jordi Torres and Artur Andrzejak. “Work in Progress: Building a Distributed Generic Stress Tool for Server Performance and Behavior Analysis“. The Fifth International Conference on Autonomic and Autonomous Systems, ICAS 2009. pp 342-345. April 20-25, 2009 – Valencia, Spain.
  34. Javier Alonso, Ricard Gavaldà and Jordi Torres. “Predicting web server crashes: A case study in comparing prediction algorithms“. The Fifth International Conference on Autonomic and Autonomous Systems, ICAS 2009. pp. 264-269. April 20-25, 2009 – Valencia, Spain.
  35. M. Macías, G. Smith, O. Rana, J. Guitart, and J. Torres. “Enforcing Service Level Agreements using an Economically Enhanced Resource Manager” Economic Models and Algorithms for Distributed Systems Autonomic Systems Series, Part I, Chapter 6, pp. 109-128. Birkhäuser-Springer, February 2009. ISBN: 978-3-7643-8896-6
  36. R. Nou, S. Kounev and J. Torres. “Autonomic QoS control in enterprise Grid environments using online simulation“. Journal of Systems and Software 82 (2009) 486-502. vol 82, no. 3. ISSN: 0164-1212. 2009.
  37. R. Nou, J. Torres. “Heterogeneous QoS Resource Manager with Prediction“. The Fifth International Conference on Autonomic and Autonomous Systems. (ICAS 2009) pp.69-74. April 20-25, 2009 – Valencia, Spain
  38. Iñigo Goiri, Ferran Julia, Jorge Ejarque, Marc de Palol, Rosa M. Badia, Jordi Guitart, and Jordi Torres. “Introducing Virtual Execution Environments for Application Lifecycle Management and SLA-Driven Resource Distribution within Service Providers“. The 8th IEEE International Symposium on Network Computing and Applications (IEEE NCA’09) pp. 211-218. Cambridge, MA, USA, July 9-11, 2009
  39. Vicenç Beltran, Xavier Martorell, Jordi Torres and Eduard Ayguadé. “Accelerating Software Memory Compression on the Cell/B.E.“. First Workshop on Accelerators for High-performance Architectures. In conjunction with 23rd International Conference on Supercomputing June 8-12, 2009. IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
  40. Yolanda Becerra, Vicenç Beltran, David Carrera, Marc González, Jordi Torres and Eduard Ayguadé. “Speeding Up Distributed MapReduce Applications Using Hardware Accelerators“. To appear in the proceedings of the 38th International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP). Vienna, Austria. September 2009
  41. J. Ejarque, M. de Palol, I. Goiri, F. Julià, J. Guitart, J. Torres, and R. Badia. Exploiting Semantics and Virtualization for SLA-driven Resource Allocation in Service Providers. Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, Practice and Experience, Vol. 22 (5), pp. 541-572, April 2010. ISSN: 1532-0634.
  42. I. Goiri, J. Guitart, and J. Torres. Elastic Management of Tasks in Virtualized Environments. XX Jornadas de Paralelismo (JP 2009) pp. 671-676. A Coruña, Spain, September 16-18, 2009.
  43. J. Polo, D. Nadal, D. Carrera, Y. Becerra, V. Beltran, J. Torres and E. Ayguadé. Adaptive Task Scheduling for Multi-Job MapReduce Environments. XX Jornadas de Paralelismo (JP 2009). pp 96-101 A Coruña, Spain, September 16-18, (pp96) 2009.
  44. Vicenç Beltran, David Carrera, Jordi Torres and Eduard Ayguadé. CellMT: A Cooperative Multithreading Library for the Cell/B.E. To appear in the proceedings of the 16th Annual IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing (HiPC’09). Cochin, India. December 2009.
  45. Luis Moura Silva, Javier Alonso, Jordi Torres. Using Virtualization to Improve Software Rejuvenation. IEEE Transactions on Computers. November 2009 (Vol. 58, No. 11) pp. 1441-1443.
  46. T. Püschel, N. Borissov, D. Neumann, M. Macías, J. Guitart, and J. Torres, “Economically Extended Resource Management“. Economic Models and Algorithms for Distributed Systems. D. Neumann, M. Baker, J. Altmann, O.F. Rana (Eds.). Autonomic Systems Series, book Chapter. Part II: Service Level Agreements, Chapter 7, pp. 129-142. Birkhäuser-Springer, December 2009. ISBN: 978-3-7643-8896-6

2002-2006: ADAPTIVE MIDDLEWARE

       Systems Monitoring and Analysis

  1. J. Guitart, D. Carrera, J. Torres, E. Ayguadé and J. Labarta, “Tuning Dynamic Web Applications using Fine-Grain Analysis“, 13th Euromicro Conference on Parallel, Distributed and Network-based Processing (PDP’05),  Lugano, Switzerland. February 9-11, 2005. ISBN: 0-7695-2280-7.
  2. D. Carrera, D. García, J. Torres, E. Ayguadé and J. Labarta, “WAS Control Center : An Autonomic Performance-Triggered Tracing Environment for WebSphere“, 13th Euromicro Conference on Parallel, Distributed and Network-based Processing. Lugano , Switzerland , February 9-11 2005. ISBN: 0-7695-2280-7
  3. David Carrera , Jordi Guitart , Jordi Torres , Eduard Ayguadé and Jesus Labarta ,”Complete Instrumentation Requirements for Performance Analysis of Web based Technologies“, IEEE International Symposium on Performance Analysis of Systems and Software (ISPASS).pp 166-175. Austin , USA . March 2003. ISBN: 0-7803-7756-7.
  4. D. Carrera, J. Guitart, J. Torres, E. Ayguadé and J. Labarta.”An Instrumentation Tool for Threaded Java Application Servers“, XIII Jornadas de Paralelismo, pp. 205-210. Lleida , Spain . September 2002.
  5. R. Nou, F. Julià, D. Carrera, K. Hogan, J. Labarta, J. Torres. “Monitoring and Analysis Framework for Grid Middlewares“. 15th Euromicro Conference on Parallel, Distributed and Network-based Processing (PDP’07) pp 129-133. Naples , Italy , February 7-9, 2007, February 2007.

       Self-managed Systems

  1. J. Alonso, J. Guitart and J. Torres. “Scheduling Connections using System-Level Thread Priorities in Web Applications“. XVII Jornadas de Paralelismo Albacete, Spain, September 18-20, 2006.
  2. J. Guitart, V. Beltran, D. Carrera, J. Torres, E. Ayguadé. “Session-Based Adaptative Overload Control for Secure Dynamic Web Application“, The 2005 International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP-05). pp 341-349. Oslo , Norway June 14-17, 2005. ISBN 0-7695-2380. ISSN 0190-3918.
  3. J Guitart, V. Beltran,D. Carrera, J. Torres and E. Ayguadé. “Characterizing Secure Dynamic Web Applications Scalability“, 19th International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium. (IPDPPS 2005). pp 108-117). Denver , Colorado ( USA ). April 4-8, 2005. ISBN: 0-7695-2312-9.
  4. V. Beltran, J. Guitart, D. Carrera, J. Torres, E. Ayguadé and J. Labarta, “Performance Impact of Using SSL on Dynamic Web Applications“, XV Jornadas de Paralelismo, pp.471-476. Almeria, Spain. September 15-17, 2004.
  5. J. Alonso, J. Guitart and J. Torres. “Differentiated Quality of Service for e-Commerce Applications through Connection Scheduling based on System-Level Thread Priorities“. 15th Euromicro Conference on Parallel, Distributed and Network-based Processing (PDP’07) pp 72-76. Naples , Italy , February 7-9, 2007.

       Internal Systems Architecture redefinition

  1. V. Beltran, D. Carrera, J. Torres and E. Ayguadé. “A Hybrid Web Server Architecture for Secure e-Business Web Applications“. The 2005 International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC 05) September 21-24, 2005, Naples , Italy . ISBN 3-540-29031-1.
  2. D. Carrera, V. Beltran, J. Torres and E. Ayguadé. “A Hybrid Web Server Architecture for e-Commerce Applications“, The 11th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS 2005)  pp. 182-188. July 20 – 22, 2005, Fukuoka , Japan . ISBN ~ ISSN:1521-9097 , 0-7695-2281-5-01.
  3. V. Beltran, D. Carrera, J. Torres and E. Ayguadé , “Evaluating the Scalability of Java Event-Driven Web Servers“, 2004 International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP’04). pp.134-142. Montreal , Quebec , Canada . 15-18 August, 2004. ISBN: 0-7695-2197-5.
  4. David Carrera , Vicenc¸ Veltran, Jordi Torres and Eduard Ayguadé. “A Hybrid Connector for Efficient Web Servers“, Special Issue on High Performance Computing in Parallel and Distributed Systems of International Journal of High Performance Computing and Networking (IJHPCN). Issue 5/6 of 2007, Vol. 5. ISSN (Print): 1740-0562.

       Systems modelling

  1. R. Nou, J. Guitart, V. Beltran, D. Carrera, L. Montero, J. Torres, and E. Ayguadé. “Simulating complex systems with a low-detail model” Jornadas de Paralelismo. pp. 301-308. Granada , September, 2005 . ISBN: 84-9732-430-7
  2. R. Nou, J. Guitart, and J. Torres. “Simulating and Modeling Secure e-Business Applications“. Sixth International Conference in Computer Science (ICCS06). SIAM conference. May 2006. Lecture Notes on Computer Science (LNCS) Vol. 3991, pp. 84-91. ISBN: 3-540-34379-2, ISSN: 0302-9743 .
  3. Ramon Nou , Jordi Guitart , David Carrera , Jordi Torres. “Experiences with Simulations – A Light and Fast Model for Secure Web Applications“. pp. 177-186, 12th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems – Volume 1 (ICPADS’06), 2006., Volume: 1, On page(s): 177- 186, July 2006. ISSN: 1521-9097, ISBN: 0-7695-2612-8

       Autonomic Grid Middleware

  1. D. Carrera, J Guitart, V. Beltran, J. Torres and E. Ayguadé. “Performance Impact of the Grid Middleware“, Ingineering the Grid: Status and Perspective, chapter 15. pp 220-242, B.DiMartino, J. Dongarra, A. Hoisie, L. Yang and H. Zima Eds, Nova Science Publisher, 2005. ISBN:1-58883-038-1.
  2. R. Nou, F. Julià, D. Carrera, K. Hogan, J. Caubet, J. Labarta, and J. Torres. “Monitoring and analysing a grid middleware node“. Proc. 7th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Grid Computing 2006, GRID 2006, Barcelona , Spain , September 2006.  ISBN 1-4244-0344-8
  3. J. Caubet, K. Hogan, R. Nou, J. Labarta and J. Torres. “Supporting the Introduction of Autonomic Computing in Middleware”. Hursley , England . Engineering Conference VII, IBM Academy of Technology Conference IBM, October 2006.

2003-2005 :TEACHING INNOVATION

  1. M. Anton, M. Vall.llosera, J. Torres, J. Romeu, L. Jofre, F. Solé, F. Marqués, F. Sabaté, J. Berenguer. “Collaborative Network Space: Infrastructure and Learning Application“, The IEEE International Conference on Computer as Tool (EUROCON2005), November 21-24, 2005, Belgrade , Serbia and Montenegro , Yugoslavia . ISBN 1-4244-0050-3.
  2. Lluís Jofre; Francesc Solé; Ferran Sabaté ; Ferran Marquès; Jordi Romeu ; Jordi Torres “Una enginyeria per a la societat del coneixement” II Congrés d’Enginyeria en Llengua Catalana. Andorra , 19-21 Noviembre 2004.
  3. Jordi Torres and Rubén Barrio “Personal Server Lab” en Jornadas “El Espacio profesional y la red, más allá del 2005″ . Publica Telefónica, Depósito Legal B-16.613-2004. 2003.
  4. Jordi Torres and Marc Vall-llosera Ferran. “Knowledge Insfrastructure Lab” en Jornadas “El profesional Innovador y la Red”. 14 de julio del 2004. Publica Telefónica. Depósito Legal B-51.252-2004

1999-2002: HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING IN JAVA

  1. Jordi Guitart , Jordi Torres , Eduard Ayguadé , José Oliver and Jesús Labarta , “Java Instrumentation Suite: Accurate Analysis of Java Threaded Applications“, 2nd Annual Workshop on Java for High Performance Computing (part of the 14th ACM International Conference on Supercomputing ICS’00), pp. 15-25, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA. May 7, 2000.
  2. Jordi Guitart , Jordi Torres , Eduard Ayguadé , José Oliver and Jesús Labarta , “Instrumentation Environment for Java Threaded Applications“, XI Jornadas de Paralelismo, pp. 89-94, Granada, Spain. September 11-13, 2000
  3. Jordi Guitart , Jordi Torres , Eduard Ayguadé and Mark Bull,”Performance Analysis of Parallel Java Applications on Shared-memory Systems“, 30th International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP’01). Valencia , Spain . September 2001.ISBN: 0-7695-1257-7.
  4. José Oliver, Jordi Guitart, Eduard Ayguadé, Nacho Navarro and Jordi Torres, “Strategies for Efficient Exploitation of Loop-Level Parallelism in Java“, Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience (Java Grande 2000 Special Issue), Vol.13 (8-9), pp. 663-680. ISSN 1532-0634, July 2001.
  5. Jordi Guitart , Xavier Martorell , Jordi Torres and Eduard Ayguadé ,”Application/Kernel Cooperation Towards the Efficient Execution of Shared-memory Parallel Java Codes“, International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS). Nice, France . April 2003. ISBN: 0-7695-1926-1.
  6. Jordi Guitart , Xavier Martorell , Jordi Torres and Eduard Ayguadé , “Efficient Execution of Parallel Java Applications“, 3rd Annual Workshop on Java for High Performance Computing (part of the 15th ACM International Conference on Supercomputing ICS’01), pp. 31-35, Sorrento, Italy. June 17, 2001.

1989-1998: AUTOMATIC PARALLELIZATION OF PROGRAMS

       Code Parallelization for Shared Memory Multiprocessors:

  1. E. Ayguadé, J. Labarta, J. Torres, J. M. Llabería y M. Valero , “Nested Loops for SMM“, Primeras Jornadas de Paralelismo, 1990.
  2. Ayguadé E., Labarta J., Torres J. and Borensztejn P. “GTS: Parallelization and Vectorization of Tight Recurrences“, pp 531-539, Proceedings of Supercomputing’89, ACM SIGARCH and IEEE Computer Society, November 1989, Reno-Nevada , USA . ISBN: 0-89791-341-8.
  3. E. Ayguadé, J. Labarta, J. Torres, J. M. Llabería y M. Valero , “Nested-Loops for Shared-memory Multiprocessor Systems“, 2n International Workshop on Compilers for Parallel Machines (LCPC’90), pp 377-385, París, 1990.
  4. E. Ayguadé, J. Labarta, J. Torres, J. M. Llabería y M. Valero , Chapter 11 “Parallelism Evaluation and Partitioning of Nested Loops for Shared Memory Multiprocessors“. pp 298-312, Advances in Languages and Compilers for Parallel Processing, Research Monographs in Parallel and Distributed Computing,  A. Nicolau, D. Gelernter, T. Gross and D. Padua (Eds.), Pitman/MIT-Press, 1991. ISBN: 0-262-64028-7.
  5. J. Labarta, E. Ayguadé, J. Torres, M. Valero y J. M. Llabería, Chapter 19 “Balanced Loop Partitioning using GTS“, pp 220-242,  Languages and Compilers for Parallel Computing, Fourth International Workshop Lecture Notes in Computer Science No. 589,  U. Banerjee, D. Gelernter, A. Nicolau, and D. Padua (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, 1993.  ISBN: 0-387-55422-X.
  6. J. Torres, E. Ayguadé, J. Labarta y J. Llosa “Parallel Execution of Loops with Conditional Statements“. 11th IASTED International Conference Applied Informatics, Francia, 1993. pp 37-40, 11th  IASTED International Conference Applied Informatics. Annecy (France). May 1993. A Publication of The International Association of Science and Technology for  Development-IASTED, M. H. Hamza Ed. ISBN: 0-88986-175-7.

       Code Parallelization for Distributed Memory Multiprocessors:

  1. J. Torres, E. Ayguadé , J. Labarta, M. Valero y J. M. Llabería, “A Technique for Data and Task Partitioning of Nested Loops for Distributed-Memory Parallel Computers“, Segundas Jornadas de Paralelismo, 1991
  2. J. Torres, E. Ayguadé , J. Labarta, M. Valero y J. M. Llabería, “Partitioning the Iteration Space for Distributed-Memory Multiprocessors“, pp 683-692  Parallel Computing and Transputer Applications Part II, IOS Press.  Barcelona (Spain). September, 1992. ISBN: 90-5199-096-0
  3. J. Torres, E. Ayguadé, J. Labarta, J. M. Llabería and M. Valero ,”Automatic Data-Mapping for Distributed-Memory Multiprocessor“, pp  109-115.  International Journal of Mini and Microcomputers, vol. 15, no. 3, 1993. Acta Press Ed.  ISSN: 0702-0481.
  4. Torres J., Ayguadé E., Labarta J., Llaberia J.M. and Valero M. “On Automatic Loop Data-Mapping for Distributed-Memory Multiprocessors“, pp 173-182, Distributed Memory Computing, 2nd. European Conference, Lecture Notes in Computer Science No. 487, Arndt Bode Ed. Springer-Verlag. 1991 ISBN: 0-387-53951-4.
  5. J. Torres, E. Ayguadé, “Compilers for Supercomputers“, Butlletí de les societats catalanes de física, química, matemàtica i tecnología, IEC, Vol. XIV, núm. 2, 1994
  6. Ayguadé E., Garcia J., Gironés M., Labarta J., Torres J. and Valero M. “Detecting and Using Affinity in an Automatic Data Distributin Tool“, Languages and Compilers for Parallel Computing, 7th International Workshop pp 61-75. K. Pingali et al. (Eds). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 892, Springer-Verlag, 1995. ISBN: 3-540-58868-X.
  7. Gavaldà R., Ayguadé E., Torres J. “Obtaining Synchronization-Free Code with Maximum Parallelism“, Departament de LLenguatges i sistemes informàtics, UPC, Report 96-23-R, 1996.
  8. R. H. Perrott, E. Ayguadé, J. Garcia, J. Torres. “Data parallel languages implementations: a survey“, Scientific Programming, pp. 243-248, vol 6, January 1997.  ISSN 1058-9244.

       Linear Loop Transformations

  1. Ayguadé E. and Torres J. “Partitioning the Statement per Iteration Space Using Non-singular Matrices“, pp 407-415, Proceedings of 7th ACM International Conference on Supercomputing, Tokyo ( Japan ). July 1993. ISBN:0-89791-600-X.
  2. Torres J., Ayguadé E., Labarta J. and Valero M. “ALIGN and DISTRIBUTE-based Linear Loop Transformations“, pp 321-329, Language and Compiler for Parallel Computing, 6th International Workshop Lecture Notes in Computer Science No. 768, U. Banerjee, D. Gelernter, A. Nicolau, and D. Padua (Eds.), Springer-Verlag. 1993. ISBN: 0-387-57659-2.
  3. J. Torres, E. Ayguadé, J. Labarta, M. Valero.”Revisiting Framework of Linear Loop Transformations“, pp 187-199, 5th. International Workshop on Compilers for Parallel Computers, Málaga (Spain), 1995.
  4. P. Knijnenburg, E. Ayguadé and J. Torres. “Multi-transformations: Code Generation and Validity“. Department of Computer Science, Leiden University (The Netherland) . Technical Report 95-12,1995.
  5. E. Ayguadé, P. Knijnenburg and  J. Torres. “Multi-transformations: Definition and Usefulness“, XV Int. Conference of the Chilean Computer Science Society, (SCCC’95)  pp 37-47, 1-3 October 1995, Arica- Chile.
  6. Torres J., Ayguadé E., Labarta J., and Valero M. “Loop Parallelization: Revisiting Framework of Unimodular Transformations“, pp 420-427, Proceedings of the Fourth Euromicro Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Processing, IEEE Computer Society, Braga ( Portugal ). January 1996. ISBN: 0-8186-7376-1.

       Others

  1. Vila-Sallent J. , Sole-Pareta J. , Torres J. and Jové T. “Performance Comparison of Parallel Algorithm on Different Communication Architectures“. Ninth IASTED International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems, pp. 120-123, October 1997. ISBN: 0-88986-240-0

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Theses:

  1.  J. Torres. “Extracting parallelism in numerical sequential programs “, Departamento de Arquitectura de Computadores, Universidad Politecnica de Cataluña, Barcelona, Octubre de 1993. Versión microfichada por Edicions de la UPC, ISBN 84-7653-390-X. Advisor Eduard Ayguadé.
  2. Jordi Guitart. Performance Improvement of Multithreaded Java Applications Execution on Multiprocessor Systems. PhD thesis, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Nov 2005. Advisor Jordi Torres and Eduard Ayguadé.
  3. David Carrera. Adaptive execution environments for application servers. PhD thesis, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Jul 2008. Advisor Jordi Torres and Eduard Ayguadé.
  4. Vicenç Beltran. Improving web server efficiency on commodity hardware. PhD thesis, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Oct 2008. Advisor Jordi Torres and Eduard Ayguadé.
  5. Ramon Nou. Aplicación de la simulación en tiempo real para mejorar la calidad de servicio del middleware. PhD thesis, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Oct 2008. Advisor Jordi Torres.
  6. Javier Alonso. Proactive Software Rejuvenation solution for web environments on virtualized platforms. PhD thesis, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Feb 2011. Advisor Jordi Torres and Ricard Gavaldà .
  7. Iñigo Goiri. Multifaceted Resource Management on Virtualized Providers. PhD thesis, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Jun 2011. Advisor Jordi Guitart and Jordi Torres.
  8. Josep Lluis Berral. Improved Management of Data-Center Systems using Machine Learning. PhD thesis, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Nov 2013. Advisor Jordi Torres and Ricard Gavaldà .

Popular science:

  1. “Holistic Management for a more Energy-Efficient Cloud Computing”. Eduard Ayguadé and Jordi Torres. ERCIM News, number 83, October 2010. ISSN 0926-4981
  2. “Creating Power-Aware Middleware for Energy-Efficient Data Centres“. Eduard Ayguadé and Jordi Torres. ERCIM News, number 79, October 2009. ISSN 0926-4981. (link) (pag 27-28)
  3. EMOTIVE: the BSC’s engine for Cloud solutions” by Iñigo Goiri, Jordi Guitart, Mario Macias, Jordi Torres, Eduard Ayguadé, Jorge Ejarque, Raul Sirvent, Daniele Lezzi, Rosa M. Badia. Zero-in magazine, October 2009. ( pdf link) (link)

Demo Show Cases:

  1. Demo Exhibit at International Conference on Autonomic Computing. “The BSC monitoring and analysis environment: supporting the introduction of autonomic computing in systems“. Ramon Nou, Ferran Julià, Kevin Hogan, Jordi Caubet, Jordi Torres and Jesús Labarta. Dublin, Ireland, June 2006.
  2. CoreGRID Industrial ShowCase – In conjunction with Open Grid Forum 23. “VM-Rejuvenation: A cheap and easy self-rejuvenation technique for legacy application servers “, Javier Alonso, Luís Silva and Jordi Torres. Barcelona, Spain, June, 2008.
  3. Demo Exhibit at International Conference on Autonomic Computing. “EMOTIVE CLOUD : The BSC Engine for Cloud Solutions“, Jordi Guitart, Íñigo Goiri, Ferran Julià, Mario Macías, David Carrera, Yolanda Becerra, Vicenç Beltran, Jordà Polo, David de Nadal, Uday Kiran, J. Oriol Fitó, Gemma Reig, Rosa M. Badia, Jorge Ejarque, Eduard Ayguadè, Javier Alonso, Josep Lluís Berral, Ricard Gavaldà, Nico Poggi, Jordi Torres. Barcelona, June 2009.