Operating Systems Research Group
Operating Systems Research on Energy, Reliability and Autonomy

Data mining/Machine learning on systems
  • Lin Tan, Yuanyuan Zhou and Yoann Padioleau. aComment: Mining Annotations from Comments and Code to Detect Interrupt-Related Concurrency Bugs. In the Proceedings of the 31st International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE'11), Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii, May 2011.
  • Lin Tan, Xiaolan (Catherine) Zhang, Xiao Ma, Weiwei Xiong and Yuanyuan Zhou. AutoISES: Automatically Inferring Security Specifications and Detecting Violations. In the Proceedings of the 17th USENIX Security Symposium (USENIX Security'08), July-August, 2008 (acceptance rate: 15.9% = 27/170). [PDF] [PS] [BibTex]
  • Ding Yuan, Kyuhyung Lee, Hong Cheng, Gopal Krishna, Zhenmin Li, Xiao Ma, Yuanyuan Zhou and Jiawei Han. CISpan: Comprehensive Incremental Mining Algorithms of Closed Sequential Patterns for Multi-Versional Software Mining. In the proceedings of 2008 SIAM Int. Conf. on Data Mining (SDM'08), Atlanta, Georgia, April 2008. [PDF] [BibTex]
  • Lin Tan, Ding Yuan, Yuanyuan Zhou. /* iComment: Bugs or Bad Comments? */. In the Proceedings of the 21st ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles (SOSP'07), October 2007. [PDF] [PS] [BibTex]
  • Lin Tan, Ding Yuan and Yuanyuan Zhou. HotComments: How to Make Program Comments More Useful? . In the Proceedings of the 11th Workshop on Hot Topics in Operating Systems (HotOS), May 2007. San Diego, California. [PDF] [BibTex]
  • Zhenmin Li, Shan Lu, Suvda Myagmar and Yuanyuan Zhou. CP-Miner: finding copy-paste and related bugs in large-scale software code. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (IEEE-TSE)
  • Zhenmin Li and Yuanyuan Zhou. PR-Miner: Automatically Extracting Implicit Programming Rules and Detecting Violations in Large Software Code. In proceedings of the 13th ACM SIGSOFT Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering (FSE'05), Sept 2005. (16%> acceptance rate, 32/201). [PDF] [BibTex]
  • Zhenmin Li, Zhifeng Chen and Yuanyuan Zhou. Mining Block Correlations to Improve Storage Performance. Published in ACM Transactions on Storage (ACM-TOS), pp. 213-245, Vol. 1, No. 2, May 2005 [BibTex] [DOI]
  • Zhenmin Li, Shan Lu, Suvda Myagmar and Yuanyuan Zhou. CP-Miner: A Tool for Finding Copy-paste and Related Bugs in Operating System Code.  The Proceedings of the Sixth Symposium on Operating System Design and Implementation (OSDI'04), December, 2004 [PDF, BibTex]
  • Zhenmin Li, Zhifeng Chen, Sudarshan M.Srinivasan and Yuanyuan Zhou. C-Miner: Mining Block Correlations in Storage Systems. The Proceedings of 3rd USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST'04), March 2004. (20% acceptance rate) [PS] [PDF] [BibTex]
  • Zhenmin Li, Jed Taylor, Elizabeth Partridge, Yuanyuan Zhou, William Yurcik, Cristina Abad, James J. Barlow, and Jeff Rosendale, UCLog: A Unified, Correlated Logging Architecture for Intrusion Detection, 12th International Conference on Telecommunication Systems - Modeling and Analysis (ICTSM), 2004 [BibTex]
  • Zhenmin Li, Sudarshan M. Srinivasan, Zhifeng Chen, Yuanyuan Zhou, Peter Tzvetkov, Xifeng Yan, and Jiawei Han. Using Data Mining to Discover Patterns in Autonomic Storage Systems. Poster presentation and short paper, 1st Workshop on Algorithms and Architectures for Self-Managing Systems in conjunction with ISCA and SIGMETRICS, 2003.
  • William Yurcik, Jim Barlow, YuanYuan Zhou, Hrishikesh Raje, Yifan Li, Xiaoxin Yin, Mike Haberman, Jeff Rosendale, Dora Cai and Duane Searsmith. Scalable Data Management Alternatives to Support Data Mining Heterogeneous Logs for Computer Network Security. 2003 SIAM Workshop on Data Mining for Counter Terrorism and Security, June 2003.