Selected Publications

Books/Chapters

·       G. Quan and X. Hu, “Minimum Energy Fixed-Priority Scheduling for Variable Voltage Processors," in Design, Automation, and Test in Europe  - The Most Influential Papers of 10 Years DATE, R. Lauwereins and J. Madsen (Eds.), Springer, March 2008.

·       G. Quan and X. Hu, “Static Dynamic Voltage/Frequency Scheduling", in Embedded Processor and System Design-A Low Power Perspective, J. Henkel and S. Parameswaran, (Eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, scheduled for publication in July 2007.

·       X. Hu and G. Quan, “Fundamentals of Power-Aware Scheduling," in Embedded Processor and System Design-A Low Power Perspective, J. Henkel and S. Parameswaran (Eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, scheduled for publication in July 2007.

Journals

·  M. Fan, and G. Quan, “Harmonic-Aware Multi-Core Scheduling For Fixed-Priority Real-Time Systems”, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed System, 2013 (to appear)

·  H, Huang, M., Fan, and G. Quan, “Leakage and Temperature Aware Energy Minimization Scheduling for Hard Real-Time Systems", Journal of Sustainable Computing: Informatics and Systems (SUSCOM), V. 3, 274-285, 2013

·  Meikang Qiu, Zhong Ming, Jiayin Li, Jianning Liu, Gang Quan, Yongxin Zhu, “Informer homed routing fault tolerance mechanism for wireless sensor networks”. Journal of Systems Architecture - Embedded Systems Design, 59(4-5): 260-270, 2013

·  H, Huang, V. Chaturvedi, G. Quan, J. Fan and M. Qiu “Throughput Maximization for Periodic Real-Time Systems under the Maximal Temperature Constraint”, ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems (TECS), 2013 (to appear)

·  Guanglei Liu, Ming Fan, Gang Quan, and Meikang Qiu , “On-Line Predictive Thermal Management Under Peak Temperature Constraints for Practical Multi-Core Platforms”, Journal of Low Power Electronics, Vol. 8, No. 5, 565-578, 2012

·  V. Chaturvedi, H. Huang, S. Ren, G. Quan, “On the Fundamentals of Leakage Aware Real-Time DVS Scheduling for Peak Temperature Minimization”, Journal of Systems Architecture, v. 58, no.10, 387-397, 2012

·  H. Huang, V. Chaturvedi, and G. Quan, “Leakage Aware Scheduling On Maximum Temperature Minimization For Periodic Hard Real-Time Systems”, International Journal of Embedded Systems on Low Power Embedded Computing, v.8, no.4, 378-393, 2012

·  S. Liu, G. Quan, and S. Ren, “On-Line Real-Time Service-Oriented Task Scheduling using TUF”, ISRN Journal of Software Engineering, v. 2012, Article ID 681985, 12 pages, 2012

·  S. Li, S. Ren, Y. Yu, X. Wang, and G. Quan, “Profit and Penalty Aware Scheduling for Real-Time On-line Services”, IEEE Trans. Industrial Informatics, Vol 8, No. 1, 78-89, 2012

·  Jiayin Li, Meikang Qiu, Zhong Ming, Gang Quan, Xiao Qin, Zonghua Gu: Online optimization for scheduling preemptable tasks on IaaS cloud systems. Journal of Parallel Distributed Computing, Vol 72, No.5, 666-677, 2012

·  J. Li, Z. Ming, M. Qiu, G. Quan, X. Qin, T. Chen, “Resource allocation robustness in multi-core embedded systems with inaccurate information”, Journal of Systems Architecture, Vol 57, No, 9, 840-849, April 2011

·  G. Quan, V. Chaturvedi, “Feasibility Analysis for Temperature-Constraint Hard Real-time Periodic Tasks”, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, Vol 6, No. 3, 329-339, 2010

·  G. Quan, S. Ren, “Leakage-Aware Real-Time Scheduling For Maximal Temperature Minimization”, ACM SIGBED Review, No. 22, January 2010

·  G. Quan, L. Niu, B. Mochocki and X. Hu, “Fixed-priority scheduling for reducing both the dynamic and leakage energy on variable voltage processors," International Journal of Embedded Systems on Low Power Embedded Computing (IJES), Volume 4, No 2, 127-140, 2009

·  B. Mochocki, X. Hu and G. Quan, “Transition overhead aware voltage scheduling for fixed-priority real-time systems,” ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems. Vol 12, No 2, April 2007

·  G. Quan and X. Sharon Hu, “Energy efficient scheduling for real-time systems on variable voltage processorsACM Transactions on Embedded System Design, Vol 6, No. 2, September 2007

·  L. Niu and G. Quan, “System wide dynamic power management for weakly hard real-time systems”, Journal of Low Power Electronics, vol 2, No 3, 342-355, December 2006.

·  L. Niu and G. Quan, “A Hybrid Static/Dynamic DVS Scheduling for Real-time Systems With (m,k)-Guarantee”, IEEE Trans on Very Larges Scale Integration Systems. Special issue on Hardware/Software Co-design, 14(7), 717-729, 2006

·  G. Quan and L. Niu and B. Mochocki and X. Hu, “Fixed-Priority Scheduling for Reducing Both the Dynamic and the Leakage Energy on Variable Voltage Processors,” accepted to International Journal of Embedded Systems, Special issue on Low Power Real-Time Embedded Computing

·  G. Quan and G. Greenwood and D. Liu and X. Hu, “Scheduling for multiobjective preventive maintenance schedules: combining preferences with evolutionary algorithms”, European Journal of Optional Research, Vol 177, 1969-1984, 2007

·  B. Mochocki and X.S. Hu and G. Quan, “A unified approach to variable voltage scheduling for nonideal DVS processorsIEEE Trans. on Computer-Aided Design for Integrated Circuits and Systems, 23(9), 1370- 1377, 2004.

·  G. Quan and X. S. Hu, “Minimum Energy Fixed Priority Scheduling for Variable Voltage ProcessorsIEEE Trans. on Computer-Aided Design for Integrated Circuits and Systems. 22(8), 1062-1071, Aug 2003.

Selected Conferences

· Qiushi Han, Ming Fan and Gang Quan, " Energy minimization for fault tolerant real-time applications on multiprocessor platforms using checkpointing", IEEE International Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED), 2013 (Best paper nominee: 3/167)

· Ming Fan, V. Chaturvedi and G. Quan, “An Analytical Solution For Multi-core Energy Calculation With Consideration Of Leakage And Temperature Consideration”, IEEE International Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED), 2013 (acceptance rate: 35%)

· Mohammad A. Islam, Shaolei Ren, Gang Quan, “Online Energy Budgeting for Virtualized Data Centers”, IEEE 21ST International Symposium on Modeling Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), 2013 (to appear)

· Shuo Liu, Shaolei Ren, Ming Zhao, Gang Quan, Shangping Ren, “Profit Aware Load Balancing for Distributed Cloud Data Centers”, accepted to 27th IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium, 2013  (acceptance rate =106/494= 21%)

· Tianyi Wang, Gang Quan, Shangping Ren, Meikang Qiu, “Topology Virtualization for Throughput Maximization on Many-Core Platforms”,  accepted to 18th IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 2012  (acceptance rate =87/294= 29.6%)

· Jiayin Li, Zhiyang Zhang, Meikang Qiu, Ping Zhang, Gang Quan, and Yongxin Zhu, “Optimizing Scheduling in Embedded CMP Systems with Phase Change Memory”,  accepted to 18th IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 2012  (acceptance rate =87/294= 29.6%)

· M. Fan, G. Quan, “Harmonic Semi-Partitioned Scheduling For Fixed-Priority Real-Time Tasks On Multi-Core Platform”, IEEE/ACM Design, Automation & Test in Europe Conference & Exhibition (DATE), 503-508, 2012 (regular presentation acceptance rate ~ 16%)

· G. Liu, G. Quan, “Neighbor-Aware Dynamic Thermal Management for Multi-core Platform”, IEEE/ACM Design, Automation & Test in Europe Conference & Exhibition (DATE), 187-192, 2012 (short presentation acceptance rate ~ 25%)

· H. Huang, M. Fan, G. Quan, “On-Line Leakage-Aware Energy Minimization Scheduling for Hard Real-Time Systems”, 17th IEEE Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC), 677-682, 2012 (acceptance rate 34%)

· M. Fan and G. Quan, Harmonic-Fit Partitioned Scheduling For Fixed-Priority Real-Time Tasks On the Multiprocessor Platform, IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing (EUC-2011), 27-32, 2011 (acceptance rate: 22.96%)

· G. Liu, G. Quan, M. Qiu, Throughput Maximization for Intel Desktop Platform under the Maximum Temperature Constraint., IEEE/ACM International Conference on Green Computing and Communications (GreenCom),9-15, 2011 (acceptance rate: 32.5%)

· Z. Li, L. Wang, S. Ren, G. Quan, Temperature, Power, and Makespan Aware Dependent Task Scheduling for Data Centers, IEEE/ACM International Conference on Green Computing and Communications (GreenCom), 22-27, 2011 (acceptance rate: 32.5%)

· H. Huang, G. Quan, J. Fan, M. Qiu, “Throughput Maximization for Periodic Real-Time Systems under the Maximal Temperature Constraint “, IEEE/ACM Design Automation Conference (DAC), 363-368, 2011. (acceptance rate: 23%)

· Shuo Liu, Gang Quan, Shangping Ren, “On-Line Real-Time Service Allocation and Scheduling for Distributed Data Center”, 8th IEEE International Conference on Services Computing, 528-535, 2011.

· Huang Huang and Gang Quan, “Leakage aware energy minimization for real-time systems under the maximum temperature constraint“, IEEE/ACM Design, Automation & Test in Europe Conference & Exhibition (DATE), 479-484, 2011 (acceptance rate: 25%)

· Shuo Liu, Gang Quan, Shangping Ren, “On-line Scheduling of Real-Time Services with Profit and Penalty”, ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, 1476-1481, 2011 (acceptance rate: 29%)

· V. Chaturvedi, G. Quan, “Leakage Conscious DVS Scheduling for Peak Temperature Minimization”, IEEE/ACM Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC), to appear, 2011. (acceptance ratio: 34.7%)

· V. Chaturvedi, H. Huang, G. Quan, “Leakage Aware Scheduling On Maximum Temperature Minimization For Periodic Hard Real-Time Systems”, IEEE International Conferences on Embedded Software and Systems (ICESS), 1802-1809, 2010 (acceptance ratio: 28%)

·  L, Niu, G. Quan, “Leakage-aware Scheduling for Real-Time Systems with (m,k)-Constraints”, IEEE International Conference on Embedded Software and System (ICESS), 1810-1817, 2010 (acceptance ratio: 28%)

·  H. Huang, G. Quan, J. Fan, “Leakage Temperature Dependency Modeling in System Level Analysis”, IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED), 447-452, 2010 (acceptance ratio: 44%)

·  S. Liu, G. Quan, S. Ren, “On-line Scheduling of Real-time Services for Cloud Computing”, Services, Real-Time Service-Oriented Architecture and Applications (RTSOAA), 459-464, 2010

· G. Quan and Y. Zhang, "Leakage Aware Feasibility Analysis for Temperature-Constrained Hard Real-Time Periodic Tasks", 21st Euromicro Conference on Real-Time Systems (ECRTS'09), 2009 (acceptance ratio: 25%)

· L. Niu, G. Quan, “Energy-Aware Scheduling for Practical Mode Real-Time Systems with QoS Guarantee”, WRI World Congress on Computer Science and Information Engineering, vol. 3, 428-432, 2009

· G. Quan and Y. Zhang and W. Wiles and P. Pei, “Guaranteed Scheduling for Repetitive Hard Real-Time Tasks Under The Maximal Temperature Constraint”, IEEE/ACM International Conference on Hardware/Software Codesign and System Synthesis (ISSS+CODES), 2008 (acceptance ratio: 31%)

· Y. Zhang  and G. Quan, “Enhancing the adaptivity for multi-core embedded systems with dynamic performance scaling in FPGA”, International workshop on Adaptive and Reconfigurable Embedded Systems, 2008 (acceptance ratio: 50%)

· L. Niu and G. Quan, Peripheral-Conscious Scheduling on Energy Minimization for Weakly Hard Real-time Systems, IEEE/ACM Design Automation and Test in Europe (DATE), 2007. (acceptance ratio: 28%)

· L.Niu and G. Quan, System Wide Dynamic Power Management for Multimedia Portable Devices, IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM), 2006 (acceptance ratio: 35%)

· L. Niu and G. Quan, A Hybrid Static/Dynamic DVS Scheduling for Real-time Systems With (m,k)-Guarantee, IEEE Real-Time System Symposium(RTSS), 2005 (acceptance ratio: 20%)

· G. Quan and J. Davis and S. Devarkal and D. Buell, High-level synthesis for large bit-width multipliers on FPGAs: A case study, IEEE International Conference on Hardware/Software Codesign and Systems Synthesis (ISSS+CODES), 2005 (acceptance ratio: 25%)

· B. Mochocki and X.S. Hu and G. Quan, Practical on-line DVS scheduling for fixed-priority real-time system, IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium (RTAS), 2005 (acceptance ratio: 33%)

· L. Niu and G. Quan. Leakage reduction for real-time scheduling on variable voltage processors, IEEE International Conference on Compilers, Architecture and Synthesis for Embedded Systems (CASES), 2004 (acceptance ratio: 30%)

· G. Quan and L. Niu and X. S. Hu and B. Mochocki. Fixed priority scheduling for reducing overall energy on variable voltage processors, IEEE Real-Time System Symposium (RTSS), 2004.  (acceptance ratio: 22%)

· G. Quan and L.W. Niu and J. P. Davis, Power Aware Scheduling for Real-Time Systems with (m,k)-Guarantee, Commuication Networks and Distributed Systems Modeling and Simulation Conference (CNDS), 2004

· Buell, D., J. Davis, G. Quan, S. Akella, S. Devarkal, P. Kancharla, E. Michalski, and H. Wake, "Experiences with a reconfigurable computer," International Conference on Engineering of Reconfigurable Systems and Algorithms (ERSA), 2004

· B. Mochocki and X.S. Hu and G. Quan, A realistic variable voltage scheduling model for real-time applications, IEEE/ACM 2002 International Conference on Computer Aided Design (ICCAD), 2002

· G. Quan and X.S. Hu, Minimum Energy Fixed Priority Scheduling for Variable Voltage Processors, IEEE/ACM Design Automation & Test in Europe (DATE), 2002 Selected as one of The Most Influential Papers ( three out of total 476 submissions) for the year 2002 and collected in the book: The Most Influential Papers of 10 Years DATE, Lauwereins, R., Madsen, J. (Eds.), Springer, 2008. 

· G. Quan and X. S. Hu, Energy efficient fixed-priority scheduling for real-time systems on variable voltage processors, IEEE/ACM Design Automation Conference (DAC), (Best Paper Award), pp 828-833, 2001.

· G. Quan and X.S. Hu, "Enhanced fixed-priority scheduling with (m,k)-firm guarantee", IEEE Real-Time System Symposium (RTSS),  pp 79-88,  2000.

· X. Hu and G. Quan, "Fast performance prediction for periodic task systems", International Workshop on Hardware/Software Codesign(CODES), pp 72-76, 2000.

· G. Quan, X. ( Sharon ) Hu, and G.Greenwood, "Preference-driven hierarchical hardware/software partitioning", IEEE/ACM Proceedings of International Conference On Computer Design(ICCD), pp 652-657, 1999.

· X. Hu, G.W. Greenwood, S. Ravichandran, and G. Quan,  "A framework for user assisted design space exploration", IEEE/ACM Proceedings of Design Automation Conference(DAC), pp 414-419, 1999.