ESMA YILDIRIM



Graduate Assistant
Department of Computer Science and CCT
Louisiana State University
205 Johnston Hall, Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Email: esma@cct.lsu.edu

Research Interests

Computational and Data Scheduling, Web Technologies, Java

Advisor: Dr. Tevfik Kosar, Louisiana State University

Active Project: Petashare: A distributed data archival, analysis and visualization instrument for data intensive collaborative research.

Education

Fatih University (BS), Department of Computer Engineering, 2004,Istanbul, Turkey
Marmara University(MS), Department of Computer Engineering, 2006, Istanbul, Turkey
Louisiana State University(PhD), Department of Computer Science, ?, LA, USA

Experience

Avrupa Software , Software Engineer, 2004,Istanbul, Turkey
Fatih University, Lecturer, Department of Computing Technologies and Programming, 2005, Istanbul, Turkey
Louisiana State University, Graduate Research Assistant, 2006, Baton Rouge, LA, 70803

Awards/Honors

Fatih University, Tuition Scholarship, 2001
Fatih University, 1.rank in graduation, 2004
Lousiana State University, Graduate Assistantship, 2006
Open Grid Forum 19, Student Scholarship, 2007
Louisiana Cyberinfrastructure and Science Drivers Symposium, Best Student Poster Award, 2008

Conferences Attended

Open Grid Forum (OGF) 19, Raleigh, NC

Paralel and Distributed Computing and Systems (PDCS) 2007, Boston, MA

Louisiana Cyberinfrastructure and Science Drivers Symposium 2008, Baton Rouge, LA

Grid 2008, Tsukuba, JAPAN

UltraLight/PlanetS Tutorial 2008, Miami, FL

Publications

  1. “A Data Throughput Prediction and Optimization Service for Widely Distributed Many-Task Computing”
    Dengpan Yin(First author), Esma Yildirim(First author), Sivakumar Kulasekaran, Brandon Ross and Tevfik Kosar
    To appear in IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems-Special Issue on Many-Task Computing (TPDS-SI),2011
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  3. “Prediction of Optimal Parallelism Level in Wide Area Data Transfers”
    Esma Yildirim, Dengpan Yin and Tevfik Kosar
    To appear in IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems(TPDS),2010
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  5. “A Data Throughput Prediction and Optimization Service for Widely Distributed Many-Task Computing”
    Dengpan Yin, Esma Yildirim and Tevfik Kosar
    Proceedings of Many Task Computing in Grids and Supercomputers (MTAGS 2009) in conjunction with SC09, Portland, Oregon, November 2009
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  7. “Balancing TCP Buffer vs Parallel Streams in Application Level Throughput Optimization”
    Esma Yildirim, Dengpan Yin, and Tevfik Kosar
    Proceedings of International Workshop on Data-Aware Distributed Computing (DADC 2009), Munich, Germany, June 2009
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  9. “Which Network Measurement Tool is Right for You? A Multidimensional Comparison Study”
    Esma Yildirim, Ibrahim Suslu, and Tevfik Kosar
    Proceedings of IEEE/ACM Int. Conference on Grid Computing (Grid 2008), Tsukuba, Japan, September 2008
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  11. “Dynamically Tuning Level of Parallelism in Wide Area Data Transfers”
    Esma Yildirim, Mehmet Balman and Tevfik Kosar
    Proceedings of International Workshop on Data-Aware Distributed Computing (DADC 2008), Boston, MA, June 2008
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  13. “A Memetic Algorithm for Reliability-based Dynamic Scheduling in Heterogeneous Computing Environments”
    Esma Yildirim, Haluk Topcuoglu and Tevfik Kosar
    Proceedings of 19th IASTED International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems (PDCS 2007), Cambridge, MA, November 2007