Burns, Randal

Professor & Chairman
Computer Science
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randal@jhu.edu

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About

Education
  • Ph.D. 2000, Univ of California Santa Cruz
Experience
  • 2012 - Present:  Chair, Institute for Data Intensive Engineering and Sciences
  • 2010 - 2010:  Program Chair, Conference on File and Storage Technolgies
  • 2008 - Present:  Chair, Department of Computer Science
  • 2004 - Present:  Director, Department of Computer Science
Research Areas
  • High-performance computing
  • SCIENTIFIC computing
  • Storage Security
  • Storage Systems and File Systems
Awards
  • 2014:  Kavli Fellow
  • 2011:  Member of the Defense Science Study Group
  • 2009:  Best Paper Award - Conference on File and Storage Technology
  • 2009:  Johns Hopkins University Dean's Leadership Award
  • 2003:  IBM Outstanding Innovation Award
  • 2003:  National Science Foundation CAREER Award
  • 2002:  DOE Early Career Principal Investigator Award
  • 2001:  IBM Third Plateau Invention Award
  • 2001:  IBM Corporate Accomplishment for Adaptive Differential Backup in the Tivoli Storage Manager
  • 2000:  IBM Interoperability in Heterogeneous Environments Special Patent Incentive Award
  • 2000:  IBM Second Plateau Invention Award
  • 1998:  IBM First Plateau Invention Award
  • 1997:  IBM Internet/Network Computing Special Incentive Award
  • 1995:  University of California Regents Fellowship

Publications

Journal Articles
  • Pulido J, Livescu D, Kanov K, Burns R, Canada C, Ahrens J, Hamann B (2018).  Remote visual analysis of large turbulence databases at multiple scales.  Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing.  120.
  • Zheng D, Mhembere D, Vogelstein JT, Priebe CE, Burns R (2018).  FlashR: Parallelize and scale R for machine learning using SSDs.  Proceedings of the ACM SIGPLAN Symposium on Principles and Practice of Parallel Programming, PPOPP.
  • Mhembere D, Zheng D, Priebe CE, Vogelstein JT, Burns R (2017).  Knor: A NUMA-optimized in-memory, distributed and semi-external-memory k-means library.  HPDC 2017 - Proceedings of the 26th International Symposium on High-Performance Parallel and Distributed Computing.
  • Hildebrand DGC, Cicconet M, Torres RM, Choi W, Quan TM, Moon J, Wetzel AW, Scott Champion A, Graham BJ, Randlett O, Plummer GS, Portugues R, Bianco IH, Saalfeld S, Baden AD, Lillaney K, Burns R, Vogelstein JT, Schier AF, Lee WCA, Jeong WK, Lichtman JW, Engert F (2017).  Whole-brain serial-section electron microscopy in larval zebrafish.  Nature.  545(7654).
  • Kiar G, Gorgolewski KJ, Kleissas D, Roncal WG, Litt B, Wandell B, Poldrack RA, Wiener M, Vogelstein RJ, Burns R, Vogelstein JT (2017).  Science in the cloud (SIC): A use case in MRI connectomics.  GigaScience.  6(5).
  • Zheng D, Mhembere D, Lyzinski V, Vogelstein JT, Priebe CE, Burns R (2017).  Semi-external memory sparse matrix multiplication for billion-node graphs.  IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems.  28(5).
  • Szalay A, Burns R, Howe B, Kersten M (2017).  Chairman message.  Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE 12th International Conference on e-Science, e-Science 2016.
  • Hamilton S, Burns R, Meneveau C, Johnson P, Lindstrom P, Patchett J, Szalay AS (2017).  Extreme event analysis in next generation simulation architectures.  Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics).  10266 LNCS.
  • Johnson PL, Hamilton SS, Burns R, Meneveau C (2017).  Analysis of geometrical and statistical features of Lagrangian stretching in turbulent channel flow using a database task-parallel particle tracking algorithm.  Physical Review Fluids.  2(1).
  • Graham J, Kanov K, Yang XIA, Lee M, Malaya N, Lalescu CC, Burns R, Eyink G, Szalay A, Moser RD, Meneveau C (2016).  A web services accessible database of turbulent channel flow and its use for testing a new integral wall model for LES.  Journal of Turbulence.  17(2).
  • Kanov K, Burns R (2015).  Particle tracking in open simulation laboratories.  International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, SC.  15-20-November-2015.
  • Liu Z, Ivkin N, Yang L, Neyrinck M, Lemson G, Szalay A, Braverman V, Budavari T, Burns R, Wang X (2015).  Streaming algorithms for halo finders.  Proceedings - 11th IEEE International Conference on eScience, eScience 2015.
  • Kanov K, Burns R, Lalescu C, Eyink G (2015).  The Johns Hopkins Turbulence Databases: An Open Simulation Laboratory for Turbulence Research.  Computing in Science and Engineering.  17(5).
  • Harris KM, Spacek J, Bell ME, Parker PH, Lindsey LF, Baden AD, Vogelstein JT, Burns R (2015).  A resource from 3D electron microscopy of hippocampal neuropil for user training and tool development.  Scientific Data.  2.
  • Gray Roncal WR, Kleissas DM, Vogelstein JT, Manavalan P, Lillaney K, Pekala M, Burns R, Vogelstein RJ, Priebe CE, Chevillet MA, Hager GD (2015).  An automated images-to-graphs framework for high resolution connectomics.  Frontiers in Neuroinformatics.  9(AUGUST).
  • Kasthuri N, Hayworth KJ, Berger DR, Schalek RL, Conchello JA, Knowles-Barley S, Lee D, Vázquez-Reina A, Kaynig V, Jones TR, Roberts M, Morgan JL, Tapia JC, Seung HS, Roncal WG, Vogelstein JT, Burns R, Sussman DL, Priebe CE, Pfister H, Lichtman JW (2015).  Saturated Reconstruction of a Volume of Neocortex.  Cell.  162(3).
  • Kanov K, Burns R, Lalescu CC (2015).  Efficient evaluation of threshold queries of derived fields in a numerical simulation database.  EDBT 2015 - 18th International Conference on Extending Database Technology, Proceedings.
  • Weiler NC, Collman F, Vogelstein JT, Burns R, Smith SJ (2014).  Synaptic molecular imaging in spared and deprived columns of mouse barrel cortex with array tomography.  Scientific Data.  1.
  • Burns R, Vogelstein J, Szalay AS (2014).  From cosmos to connectomes: the evolution of data-intensive science..  Neuron.  83(6).  1249-52.
  • Hasan R, Burns R (2013).  The life and death of unwanted bits: Towards proactive waste data management in digital ecosystems.  2013 3rd International Conference on Innovative Computing Technology, INTECH 2013.
  • Roncal WG, Koterba ZH, Mhembere D, Kleissas DM, Vogelstein JT, Burns R, Bowles AR, Donavos DK, Ryman S, Jung RE, Wu L, Calhoun V, Vogelstein RJ (2013).  MIGRAINE: MRI graph reliability analysis and inference for connectomics.  2013 IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing, GlobalSIP 2013 - Proceedings.
  • Mhembere D, Gray Roncal W, Sussman D, Priebe CE, Jung R, Ryman S, Vogelstein RJ, Vogelstein JT, Burns R (2013).  Computing scalable multivariate glocal invariants of large (brain-) graphs.  2013 IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing, GlobalSIP 2013 - Proceedings.
  • Burns R, Roncal WG, Kleissas D, Lillaney K, Manavalan P, Perlman E, Berger DR, Bock DD, Chung K, Grosenick L, Kasthuri N, Weiler NC, Deisseroth K, Kazhdan M, Lichtman J, Reid RC, Smith SJ, Szalay AS, Vogelstein JT, Vogelstein RJ (2013).  The open connectome project data cluster: Scalable analysis and vision for high-throughput neuroscience.  ACM International Conference Proceeding Series.
  • Crankshaw D, Flack B, Burns R, Budavári T, Szalay AS, Wang J (2013).  Inverted indices for particle tracking in petascale cosmological simulations.  ACM International Conference Proceeding Series.
  • Eyink G, Vishniac E, Lalescu C, Aluie H, Kanov K, Bürger K, Burns R, Meneveau C, Szalay A (2013).  Flux-freezing breakdown in high-conductivity magnetohydrodynamic turbulence.  Nature.  497(7450).
  • Zheng D, Burns R, Szalay AS (2013).  Toward millions of file system IOPS on low-cost, commodity hardware.  International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, SC.
  • Burns R, Roncal WG, Kleissas D, Lillaney K, Manavalan P, Perlman E, Berger DR, Bock DD, Chung K, Grosenick L, Kasthuri N, Weiler NC, Deisseroth K, Kazhdan M, Lichtman J, Reid RC, Smith SJ, Szalay AS, Vogelstein J, Vogelstein RJ (2013).  The Open Connectome Project Data Cluster: Scalable Analysis and Vision for High-Throughput Neuroscience..  Scientific and statistical database management : International Conference, SSDBM ... : proceedings. International Conference on Scientific and Statistical Database Management.
  • Zheng D, Burns R, Szalay AS (2013).  Toward Millions of File System IOPS on Low-Cost, Commodity Hardware..  ICS ... : proceedings of the ... ACM International Conference on Supercomputing / sponsored by ACM/SIGARCH. International Conference on Supercomputing.
  • Eyink G, Vishniac E, Lalescu C, Aluie H, Kanov K, Bürger K, Burns R, Meneveau C, Szalay A (2013).  Flux-freezing breakdown in high-conductivity magnetohydrodynamic turbulence.  Nature.  497(7450).  466-469.
  • Graham J, Kanov K, Givelberg E, Burns R, Eyink G, Szalay A, Meneveau C, Lee M, Malaya N, Moser R (2013).  A Web-Services accessible database for channel flow turbulence at $ Re_$$ tau $= 1000.  Bulletin of the American Physical Society.  58.
  • Yu H, Kanov K, Perlman E, Graham J, Frederix E, Burns R, Szalay A, Eyink G, Meneveau C (2012).  Studying Lagrangian dynamics of turbulence using on-demand fluid particle tracking in a public turbulence database.  Journal of Turbulence.  13.
  • Kanov K, Burns R, Eyink G, Meneveau C, Szalay A (2012).  Data-intensive spatial filtering in large numerical simulation datasets.  International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, SC.
  • Yu H, Kanov K, Perlman E, Graham J, Frederix E, Burns R, Szalay A, Eyink G, Meneveau C (2012).  Studying Lagrangian dynamics of turbulence using on-demand fluid particle tracking in a public turbulence database.  Journal of Turbulence.  (13).
  • Kanov K, Perlman E, Burns R, Ahmad Y, Szalay A (2011).  I/O streaming evaluation of batch queries for data-intensive computational turbulence.  Proceedings of 2011 SC - International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis.
  • Stanton PT, Burns R (2011).  APR-Quad: An update efficient authenticated dictionary for spatial data.  SPRINGL 2011 - Proceedings of the 4th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on Security and Privacy in GIS and LBS.
  • Givelberg E, Szalay A, Kanov K, Burns R (2011).  An architecture for a data-intensive computer.  NDM'11 - Proceedings of the 2011 International Workshop on Network-Aware Data Management, Co-located with SC'11.
  • Wang X, Sarma AD, Olston C, Burns R (2011).  CoScan: Cooperative scan sharing in the cloud.  Proceedings of the 2nd ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing, SOCC 2011.
  • Givelberg E, Szalay A, Kanov K, Burns R (2011).  MPI-DB, a parallel database services software library for scientific computing.  Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics).  6960 LNCS.
  • Ateniese G, Burns R, Curtmola R, Herring J, Khan O, Kissner L, Peterson Z, Song D (2011).  Remote data checking using provable data possession.  ACM Transactions on Information and System Security.  14(1).
  • Ahmad Y, Burns R, Kazhdan M, Meneveau C, Szalay A, Terzis A (2011).  Scientific data management at the Johns Hopkins institute for data intensive engineering and science.  ACM SIGMOD Record.  39(3).  18-23.
  • Ateniese G, Burns R, Curtmola R, Herring J, Khan O, Kissner L, Peterson Z, Song D (2011).  Remote data checking using provable data possession.  Transactions on Information and System Security.  14(1).
  • Khan O, Burns R, Plank J, Huang C (2011).  In search of I/O-optimal recovery from disk failures.  Workshop on Hot Topics in Storage and File Systems.  6-6.
  • Chen B, Curtmola R, Ateniese G, Burns R (2010).  Remote data checking for network coding-based distributed storage systems.  Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security.
  • Wang X, Perlman E, Burns R, Malik T, Budavári T, Meneveau C, Szalay A (2010).  JAWS: Job-aware workload scheduling for the exploration of turbulence simulations.  2010 ACM/IEEE International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, SC 2010.
  • Ahmad Y, Burns R, Kazhdan M, Meneveau C, Szalay A, Terzis A (2010).  Scientific data management at the johns hopkins institute for data intensive engineering and science.  SIGMOD Record.  39(3).
  • Richardson SM, Olson BS, Dymond JS, Burns R, Chandrasegaran S, Boeke JD, Shehu A, Bader JS (2010).  Automated design of assemblable, modular, synthetic chromosomes.  Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics).  6068 LNCS(PART 2).
  • Perlman E, Burns R, Kazhdan M, Murphy RR, Ball WP, Amenta N (2010).  Organization of data in non-convex spatial domains.  Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics).  6187 LNCS.
  • Walfield NH, Stanton PT, Griffin JL, Burns R (2010).  Practical protection for personal storage in the cloud.  Proceedings of the 3rd European Workshop on System Security, EUROSEC'10.
  • Stanton PT, McKeown B, Burns R, Ateniese G (2010).  FastAD: An authenticated directory for billions of objects.  Operating Systems Review (ACM).  44(1).
  • Terzis A, Razvan ME, Cogan J, Szlavecz K, Szalay A, Gray J, Ozer S, Liang CJM, Gupchup J, Burns R (2010).  Wireless sensor networks for soil science.  International Journal of Sensor Networks.  7(1-2).
  • Burns R, Peterson Z (2010).  Security constructs for regulatory-compliant storage.  Communications of the ACM.  53(1).
  • Burns R, Peterson Z (2010).  Security constructs for regulatory-compliant storage.  Communications of the ACM.  53(1).  126-130.
  • Terzis A, Musaloiu-E R, Cogan J, Szlavecz K, Szalay A, Gray J, Ozer S, Liang C, Gupchup J, Burns R (2010).  Wireless sensor networks for soil science.  International Journal of Sensor Networks.  7(1).  53-70.
  • Kalumuck K, Brandt A, Armand M, Kutzer M, Brown C, Cowan N, Prosperetti A, Blizzard C, Burns R, Takagi M, others (2010).  Biomimetic Undulating Fin Propulsion for Maneuvering Underwater Vehicles.  Johns Hopkins APL technical digest.  28(3).  278-279.
  • Stanton PT, McKeown B, Burns R, Ateniese G (2010).  FastAD: An authenticated directory for billions of objects.  SIGOPS Operating Systems Review.  44(1).  45-49.
  • Bolitho M, Kazhdan M, Burns R, Hoppe H (2009).  Parallel poisson surface reconstruction.  Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics).  5875 LNCS(PART 1).
  • Batsakis A, Burns R, Kanevsky A, Lentini J, Talpey T (2009).  CA-NFS: A congestion-aware network file system.  ACM Transactions on Storage.  5(4).
  • Wang X, Burns R, Malik T (2009).  LifeRaft: Data-Driven, batch processing for the exploration of scientific databases.  CIDR 2009 - 4th Biennal Conference on Innovative Data Systems Research.
  • Malik T, Wang X, Dash D, Chaudhary A, Ailamaki A, Burns R (2009).  Adaptive physical design for curated archives.  Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics).  5566 LNCS.
  • Szalay AS, Bell G, Vandenberg J, Wonders A, Burns R, Fay D, Heasley J, Hey T, Nieto-SantiSteban M, Thakar A, Van Ingen C, Wilton R (2009).  GrayWulf: Scalable clustered architecture for data intensive computing.  Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, HICSS.
  • Curtmola R, Khan O, Burns R (2008).  Robust remote data checking.  Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security.
  • Li Y, Perlman E, Wan M, Yang Y, Meneveau C, Burns R, Chen S, Szalay A, Eyink G (2008).  A public turbulence database cluster and applications to study Lagrangian evolution of velocity increments in turbulence.  Journal of Turbulence.  9.
  • Malik T, Burns R (2008).  Workload-aware histograms for remote applications.  Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics).  5182 LNCS.
  • Ball WP, Brady DC, Brooks MT, Burns R, Cuker BE, Di Toro DM, Gross TF, Kemp WM, Murray L, Murphy RR, Perlman E, Piasecki M, Testa JM, Zaslavsky I (2008).  Prototype system for multidisciplinary shared cyberinfrastructure: Chesapeake bay environmental observatory.  Journal of Hydrologic Engineering.  13(10).
  • Xiaodan W, Burns R, Terzis A, Deshpande A (2008).  Network-aware join processing in global-scale database federations.  Proceedings - International Conference on Data Engineering.
  • Curtmola R, Khan O, Burns R, Ateniese G (2008).  MR-PDP: Multiple-replica provable data possession.  Proceedings - The 28th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems, ICDCS 2008.
  • Malik T, Wang X, Burns R, Dash D, Ailamaki A (2008).  Automated physical design in database caches.  Proceedings - International Conference on Data Engineering.
  • Batsakis A, Burns R (2008).  NFS-CD: Write-enabled cooperative caching in NFS.  IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems.  19(3).
  • Li Y, Perlman E, Wan M, Yang Y, Meneveau C, Burns R, Chen S, Szalay A, Eyink G (2008).  A public turbulence database cluster and applications to study Lagrangian evolution of velocity increments in turbulence.  Journal of Turbulence.  (9).
  • Perlman E, Burns R, Kazhdan M (2008).  Organizing and indexing non-convex regions.  Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment.  1(2).
  • Wang X, Malik T, Burns R, Papadomanolakis S, Ailamaki A (2007).  A workload-driven unit of cache replacement for mid-tier database caching.  Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics).  4443 LNCS.
  • Ateniese G, Burns R, Curtmola R, Herring J, Kissner L, Peterson Z, Song D (2007).  Provable data possession at untrusted stores.  Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security.
  • Perlman E, Burns R, Li Y, Meneveau C (2007).  Data exploration of turbulence simulations using a database cluster.  Proceedings of the 2007 ACM/IEEE Conference on Supercomputing, SC'07.
  • Malik T, Burns R, Chawla N (2007).  A blackbox approach to query cardinality estimation.  CIDR 2007 - 3rd Biennial Conference on Innovative Data Systems Research.
  • Meneveau C, Li Y, Perlman E, Wan M, Yang Y, Burns R, Chen S, Eyink G, Szalay A (2007).  Analysis of Turbulence Datasets using a Database Cluster: Requirements, Design, and Sample Applications.  Bulletin of the American Physical Society.  52.
  • Peterson ZNJ, Burns R (2006).  Building regulatory compliant storage systems.  ACM International Conference Proceeding Series.  151.
  • Malik T, Burns R, Chawla NV, Szalay A (2006).  Estimating query result sizes for proxy caching in scientific database federations.  Proceedings of the 2006 ACM/IEEE Conference on Supercomputing, SC'06.
  • Ozer S, Gray J, Szalay A, Terzis A, Musaloiu-E. R, Szlavecz K, Burns R, Cogan J (2006).  Data analysis tools for sensor-based science.  SenSys'06: Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems.
  • Wu C, Burns R (2006).  Improving I/O performance of clustered storage systems by adaptive request distribution.  Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on High Performance Distributed Computing.  2006.
  • Perlman EA, Burns R (2006).  Engineering the 100 terabyte turbulence database (or how to track particles at home).  Proceedings of the 2006 ACM/IEEE Conference on Supercomputing, SC'06.
  • Malik T, Burns R, Chaudhary A (2005).  Bypass caching: Making scientific databases good network citizens.  Proceedings - International Conference on Data Engineering.
  • Burns R, Peterson Z, Ateniese G, Bono S (2005).  Verifiable audit trails for a versioning file system.  StorageSS'05 - Proceedings of the 2005 ACM Workshop on Storage Security and Survivability.
  • Batsakis A, Burns R (2005).  Cluster delegation: High-performance, fault-tolerant data sharing in NFS.  Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on High Performance Distributed Computing.
  • Peterson Z, Burns R (2005).  Ext3cow: A Time-Shifting File System for Regulatory Compliance.  ACM Transactions on Storage.  1(2).
  • Wu C, Burns R (2005).  Tunable Randomization for Load Management in Shared-Disk Clusters.  ACM Transactions on Storage.  1(1).
  • Burns R (2004).  Fastpath optimizations for cluster recovery in shared-disk systems.  IEEE/ACM SC2004 Conference, Proceedings.
  • Wu C, Burns R (2004).  Achieving performance consistency in heterogeneous clusters.  IEEE International Symposium on High Performance Distributed Computing, Proceedings.
  • Burns R (2004).  Fastpath Optimizations for Cluster Recovery in Shared-Disk Systems.  Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE SC 2004 Conference: Bridging Communities.
  • Wu C, Burns R (2003).  Handling heterogeneity in shared-disk file systems.  Proceedings of the 2003 ACM/IEEE Conference on Supercomputing, SC 2003.
  • Whittle GAS, Paris JF, Amer A, Long DDE, Burns R (2003).  Using multiple predictors to improve the accuracy of file access predictions.  Digest of Papers - IEEE Symposium on Mass Storage Systems.
  • Burns R, Stockmeyer L, Long DDE (2003).  In-place reconstruction of version differences.  IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering.  15(4).
  • Whittle GAS, Pâris JF, Amer A, Long DDE, Burns R (2003).  Using multiple predictors to improve the accuracy of file access predictions.  Proceedings - 20th IEEE/11th NASA Goddard Conference on Mass Storage Systems and Technologies, MSST 2003.
  • Ajtai M, Burns R, Fagin R, Long DDE, Stockmeyer L (2002).  Compactly encoding unstructured inputs with differential compression.  Journal of the ACM.  49(3).
  • Amer A, Long DDE, Pâris JF, Burns RC (2002).  File access prediction with adjustable accuracy.  IEEE International Performance, Computing and Communications Conference, Proceedings.
  • Amer A, Long DDE, Burns RC (2002).  Group-based management of distributed file caches.  Proceedings - International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems.
  • Burns RC, Rees RM, Long DDE (2001).  Efficient data distribution in a Web server farm.  IEEE Internet Computing.  5(4).
  • Burns RC, Rees RM, Long DDE (2001).  An analytical study of opportunistic lease renewal.  Proceedings - International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems.
  • Burns R, Hineman W (2001).  A bit-parallel search algorithm for allocating free space.  IEEE International Workshop on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems - Proceedings.
  • Burns RC, Rees RM, Long DDE (2000).  Safe caching in a distributed file system for network attached storage.  Proceedings of the International Parallel Processing Symposium, IPPS.
  • Burns RC, Rees RM, Long DDE (2000).  Semi-preemptible locks for a distributed file system.  IEEE International Performance, Computing and Communications Conference, Proceedings.
  • Reed BC, Chron EG, Burns RC, Long DDE (2000).  Authenticating network-attached storage.  IEEE Micro.  20(1).
  • Burns R, Narang I (1998).  Version management and recoverability for large object data.  Proceedings - International Workshop on Multi-Media Database Management Systems, MMDBMS 1998.  1998-August.
  • Burns RC, Long DDE (1998).  In-place reconstruction of delta compressed files.  Proceedings of the Annual ACM Symposium on Principles of Distributed Computing.
  • Burns RC, Long DDE (1997).  Efficient distributed backup with delta compression.  Proceedings of the Annual Workshop on I/O in Parallel and Distributed Systems, IOPADS.
  • Burns RC, Long DDE (1997).  Linear time, constant space differencing algorithm.  IEEE International Performance, Computing & Communications Conference, Proceedings.
Book Chapters
  • Bolitho M, Kazhdan M, Burns R, Hoppe H (2009).  Parallel poisson surface reconstruction.  Advances in Visual Computing.  Springer Berlin Heidelberg.  678-689.
Conference Proceedings
  • Mhembere D, Gray Roncal W, Sussman D, Priebe C, Jung R, Ryman S, Vogelstein RJ, Vogelstein J, Burns R (2013).  Computing Scalabal Multiavriate Global Invariants of Large (Brain-) Graphs.  Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP).  297-300.
  • Hasan R, Burns R (2013).  The life and death of unwanted bits: Towards proactive waste data management in digital ecosystems.  Conference on Innovative Computing Technology (INTECH).  144-148.
  • Vishniac ET, Aluie H, Burns R, Eyink G, Kanov K, Lalescu C, Meneveau C, Szalay A (2013).  The Breakdown of Flux Freezing in High-Conductivity Magnetohydrodynamic Turbulence.  American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts.  221.
  • Eyink G, Vishniac E, Lalescu C, Aluie H, Kanov K, Burns R, Meneveau C, Szalay A (2013).  Indeterminism in Classical Dynamics of Particle Motion.  APS Meeting Abstracts.  1.  39002.
  • Crankshaw D, Burns R, Falck B, Budavári T, Szalay AS, Wang J (2013).  Inverted indices for particle tracking in petascale cosmological simulations.  Conference on Scientific and Statistical Database Management.  25.
  • Lalescu C, Eyink G, Kanov K, Burns R, Meneveau C, Szalay A, Vishniac E, Aluie H, Bürger K (2013).  Flux-freezing breakdown observed in high-conductivity magnetohydrodynamic turbulence.  APS April Meeting Abstracts.  1.  2003.
  • Gray Roncal W, Koterba ZH, Mhembere D, Kleissas DM, Vogelstein J, Burns R, Bowles AR, Donavos DK, Ryman S, Jung RE, others (2013).  MIGRAINE: MRI Graph Reliability Analysis and Inference for Connectomics.  Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP).  313-316.
  • Khan O, Burns R, Plank JS, Pierce W, Huang C (2012).  Rethinking erasure codes for cloud file systems: minimizing I/O for recovery and degraded reads..  Conference on File and Storage Technolgies.
  • Kanov K, Burns R, Eyink G, Meneveau C, Szalay A (2012).  Data-intensive spatial filtering in large numerical simulation datasets.  Proceedings of the International Conference on High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis.  60.
  • Wang X, Olston C, Sarma AD, Burns R (2011).  CoScan: cooperative scan sharing in the cloud.  Symposium on Cloud Computing.  11.
  • Yu H, Kanov K, Perlman E, Burns R, Szalay A, Eyink G, Meneveau C (2011).  Studying Lagrangian dynamics of turbulence using on-demand fluid particle tracking in the JHU turbulence database.  APS Meeting Abstracts.  1.  12005.
  • Givelberg E, Szalay A, Kanov K, Burns R (2011).  MPI-DB, a parallel database services software library for scientific computing.  Recent Advances in the Message Passing Interface.  Springer Berlin Heidelberg.  339-341.
  • Givelberg E, Szalay A, Kanov K, Burns R (2011).  An architecture for a data-intensive computer.  Workshop on Network-Aware Data Management.  57-64.
  • Kanov K, Perlman E, Burns R, Ahmad Y, Szalay A (2011).  I/O streaming evaluation of batch queries for data-intensive computational turbulence.  Supercomputing.  29.
  • Stanton PT, Burns R (2011).  APR-Quad: an update efficient authenticated dictionary for spatial data.  SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on Security and Privacy in GIS and LBS.  41-48.
  • Perlman E, Burns R, Kazhdan M, Murphy RR, Ball W, Amenta N (2010).  Organization of data in non-convex spatial domains.  Scientific and Statistical Database Management.  Springer Berlin Heidelberg.  342-359.
  • Wang X, Perlman E, Burns R, Malik T, Budavári T, Meneveau C, Szalay A (2010).  Jaws: Job-aware workload scheduling for the exploration of turbulence simulations.  Proceedings of the 2010 ACM/IEEE International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis.  1-11.
  • Chen B, Curtmola R, Ateniese G, Burns R (2010).  Remote data checking for network coding-based distributed storage systems.  Workshop on Cloud Computing Security.  31-42.
  • Walfield NH, Stanton PT, Griffin JL, Burns R (2010).  Practical protection for personal storage in the cloud.  European Workshop on System Security.  8-14.
  • Meneveau C, Yang Y, Perlman E, Wan M, Burns R, Szalay A, Chen S, Eyink G (2008).  Analysis of isotropic turbulence using a public database and the Web service model, and applications to study subgrid models.  APS Division of Fluid Dynamics Meeting Abstracts.  1.
  • Perlman E, Burns R, Li Y, Meneveau C (2007).  Data exploration of turbulence simulations using a database cluster.  Proceedings of the 2007 ACM/IEEE conference on Supercomputing.  23.
  • Bolitho M, Kazhdan M, Burns R, Hoppe H (2007).  Multilevel streaming for out-of-core surface reconstruction.  Symposium on geometry processing.  69-78.
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