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In 2017, many proposals are received by AIR (Alibaba Innovation Research), which are from 99 universities and institutes (domestic 54; overseas 45) in 13 countries and regions. After rigorous review by AIR Technical Committee, 43 distinguish research proposals are accepted and will be funded by AIR Program. AIR Program Team will start procedure with every recipient, including defining research output, signing contract and project kickoff.




Alibaba Innovation Research Program 2017 Accepted Proposals

Research Topic Name Affiliation Proposal Title
Data Center and Server Power Management and Optimization
Michael B. Taylor
University of Washington
Design of Cost-effective ASIC Clouds for Datacenter Power Reduction.
High Performance TCP Stack
Hong Jiang
University of Texas at Arlington
Price-based, Quality-of-Service (QoS) Aware Transport Protocols for Datacenters
A Network Congestion Control Algorithm in Wireless Networks
周安福
北京邮电大学
Responsive Congestion Control for Real-time Interactive Video Applications Over LTE/5G
Software and Hardware Approaches in Latency-Mitigation for Microsecond-Scale I/O in Hyper-Scale Cloud Datacenter
Mosharaf Chowdhury
University of Michigan
InfiniFS: Microsecond-Latency I/O Over Disaggregated Memory
Onur Mutlu
ETH Zurich
Accelerating Data-Intensive Workloads by Practically Enabling Near-Data Processing
Cloud Storage Optimization Based on SSD Acceleration
陆游游
清华大学
基于SSD 加速的云存储优化
Cost-Effective Zettabyte Storage Systems
Mosharaf Chowdhury and Harsha V. Madhyastha
University of Michigan
Consus: Erasure-Coded Zettabyte Storage Across Geo-Distributed Datacenters
Research on Load Characteristics of Cloud Storage System
Ahmed E. Hassan and Weiyi Shang
Queen’s University and Concordia University
Characterizing the Workload of Ultra- Large-Systems (ULS)
Intelligent Performance Capacity Planning in Cloud
陈全
上海交通大学
Improve Utilization in Public Cloud Using QoS-aware Intelligent Performance Capacity Planning
The Shared Memory Mechanism between QEMU and OVS
姜海洋
中科院计算所
VirtualSwitch的安全隔离机制研究
The use of machine-learning techniques to improve cluster management
吴恒
中科院软件所
基于机器学习和图模型的集群调度优化技术
High Performance and Cost Efficient Database System on Heterogeneous Computing Platform
Barzan Mozafari
University of Michigan
Verdict: Cross-Platform Analytics at a Fraction of the Cost
陈世敏
中科院计算所
树状结构数据管理系统的生命周期优化
Fault Diagnosis and Tolerance/Prevention Mechanisms in Distributed Systems
Ahmed E. Hassan and Zhen Ming (Jack) Jiang
Queen’s University and York University
Automated Detection of System Anomalies in Ultra Large Scale Platforms
窦文生
中科院软件所
分布式系统中节点失效恢复相关缺陷的分析与检测
Li Jiang
Duke (Kunshan) University
A LSTM-Recurrent Generative Adversarial Network (RGAN) based Anomalies Detection and Fault Diagnosis for Distributed System
Pooling of Heterogeneous Computing Accelerators
Jiong He
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)
A Unified Heterogeneous Resource Sharing Framework in HPC Clusters
Towards a New Framework of Deep Graph Computing, Learning and Inference
Vincent W. Zheng
Advanced Digital Sciences Center, Singapore
Leveraging Network Functional Blocks for Semantic Proximity Estimation on Large-scale Heterogeneous Graphs
David B Dunson
Duke University
Scalable Probabilistic Inference for Huge Multi-Domain Graphs
Xia Hu and Na Zou
Texas A&M University
Deep Network Embedding for Dynamic Attributed Networks
3D Reconstruction and Rendering in 3D live Streaming
胡玮
北京大学
基于图的3D点云压缩
韩晓光
深圳大数据研究院
利用二维与三维深度卷积神经网络的协同学习进行基于单张RGBD图像的三维场景重建
Jia Deng
University of Michigan
Depth Perception from Monocular Videos in the Wild
Virtual Reality Shopping with Real Interaction Experiences
Ming C. Lin
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
CyberManufacturing of Customized Apparel
Software and Hardware Approaches in User Data Protection for Cloud Security
Kun Sun and Qi Li
George Mason University;Tsinghua University
Using Side Channel in SGX for Good and Bad
Dawn Song
University of California, Berkeley
Harmony: Secure, Privacy-preserving Shared Learning
Zhiqiang Lin
University of Texas at Dallas
A Legacy Compatible, Secret Preserving, Script Code Execution Framework with SGX
Learn to Play Multi-agent Game
Bo An
Nanyang Technological University
Efficient Matching Policy Design and Ranking Policy Robustness Evaluation
侯越先
天津大学
基于非经典(类量子)概率的用户建模和用户分析
Pingzhong Tang
Tsinghua University
A buyer impression allocation framework via reinforcement mechanism design
Dynamic Pricing under Uncertainty
Yanzhi Li
City University of Hong Kong
Data-driven Dynamic Pricing and Assortment Planning in E-commerce
Xi Chen
New York University
Dynamic Pricing Under Demand Uncertainty and Inventory Constraints
Supply Chain Optimization under Uncertainty
Haoxun Chen
University of Technology of Troyes, France
Optimization of Safety Stock Placement in Supply Chains with Demand and Lead Time Uncertainty
Pedestrian Detection and Recognition at Mega-scale
Dinesh Manocha
University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill
Large-Scale Behavior Learning for Dense Crowds
王栋
大连理工大学
大尺度开放环境半监督视频行人再识别
A Subjective Quality Assessment Criteria Customized for Video Encoders
虞露
浙江大学
基于主观感知质量评价准则的视频编码优化
Jiangtao Wen
Tsinghua University
A Deep Learning based Visual Quality Model for Real-time Video Compression
Information Extraction and Automated Knowledge Base Construction from Text
Wei Lu
Singapore University of Technology and Design
Efficient Hypergraph-based Algorithms for Joint Entity, Relation and Event Extraction
Stan Matwin and Xiaodan Zhu
Dalhousie University; Queen's University
Exploring Large-scale Semi-structured and Unstructured Data for Knowledge Base Population
赵洲
浙江大学
基于深度学习的中文医学知识库构建与问答系统研究
A Method for Accurate Indoor Positioning
杨磊
香港理工大学
Identification, Tracking and Behavior Mining in Checkout-free Store Powered by COTS RFIDs
曹建农
香港理工大学
针对大规模仓储场景的高精度室内定位技术研究
Research on Application of Block Chain Technology in Supply Chain Tracking
曹建农
香港理工大学
Federated block-chain for ensuring the provenance and authenticity of food items