I am a Ph.D candidate at CS Department of Rice University. My advisor is Prof. John Mellor-Crummey.
Ph.D Candidate in Computer Science, Rice University, Houston, USA, 2009.9 - Present
I am mainly involved in HPCToolkit at Rice University
I also worked on Paradyn, especially symtabAPI at the University of Wisconsin at Madison
Xu Liu, John Mellor-Crummey and Mike Fagan, "A New Approach for Performance Analysis of OpenMP Programs" 27th International Conference on Supercomputing (ICS'13), June 10-14, 2013, Eugene, Oregon, USA.
Xu Liu and John Mellor-Crummey, "Pinpointing Data Locality Bottlenecks with Low Overhead" 2013 IEEE International Symposium on Performance Analysis of Systems and Software (ISPASS'13), April 21-23, Austin, Texas, USA.
Xu Liu, John Mellor-Crummey and Nathan Tallent, "Analyzing Application Performance Bottlenecks on Intel's SCC" 2012 TACC-Intel Highly Parallel Computing Symposium, April 10-11, Austin, Texas, USA.
Xu Liu, Jianfeng Zhan, Kunlin Zhan, Weisong Shi, Lin Yuan, Dan Meng and Lei Wang, "Automatic Performance Debugging of SPMD-Style Parallel Programs" Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing (JPDC), Volume 71, Issue 7, July 2011, Pages 925-937.
Xu Liu and John Mellor-Crummey, "Pinpointing Data Locality Problems Using Data-Centric Analysis" 2011 International Symposium on Code Generation and Optimization (CGO'11), April 2-6, Chamonix, France.
Xu Liu, Jianfeng Zhan, Bibo Tu, Ming Zou and Dan Meng, "Similarity Analysis in Automatic Performance Debugging of SPMD Parallel Programs" International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC'08), Workshop on Node Level Parallelism for Large Scale Supercomputers, November 15-21, Austin, Texas, USA.
Wei Zhou, Jianfeng Zhan and Xu Liu, "Multidimensional Failure Analysis of System Logs in Largescale Cluster System" HPC China 2008, October 10 - November 1, Wuxi, China.
Peng Wang, Dan Meng, Zhaoxia Han and Xu Liu, "Towards Quantitative Analysis of Data Intensive Computing: A Case Study of Hadoop" The 8th ACM International Conference on Autonomic Computing (ICAC'11), Poster, June 14-18, 2011, Karlsruhe, Germany.
Peng Wang, Xu Liu, Dan Meng, Jianfeng Zhan and Bibo Tu, "Dual-Direction Backfilling Algorithm for Parallel Job Scheduling" HPC Asia 2009, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Peng Wang, Xu Liu, Dan Meng, Jianfeng Zhan and Bibo Tu, "A Job Scheduling Framework by Exploiting Workload Characteristic" HPC Asia 2009, Poster, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Xu Liu, Bibo Tu, Jianfeng Zhan and Dan Meng, "A Fast-Start, Fault-Tolerant MPI Launcher on Dawning Supercomputers" The International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing, Applications and Technologies (PDCAT'08), Short Paper, December 1-4, Dunedin, New Zealand.
Yi Jin, Xu Liu, Jianfeng Zhan and Shuang Gao, "A Dynamic Provisioning Framework for Multitier Internet Applications in Virtualized Data Center" The International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing, Applications and Technologies (PDCAT'08), Short Paper, December 1-4, Dunedin, New Zealand.
Invited talk on IBM CASCON, Toronto, Canada, Nov 2012
Invited talk on CScADS workshop, Salt Lake City, UT, Jun 2012
Invited talk on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing (PP12), Savannah, Georgia, Feb 2012
Invited talk on CScADS workshop, Lake Tahoe, CA, Aug 2011
Invited talk on CScADS workshop, Salt Lake City, UT, Aug 2010
Reviewer for Whist 11 (co-located with ICS 11)
2011.5 - 2011.8: Honorary Fellow, the University of Wisconsin, Madison
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