Publications

Google Scholar profile

2020

  • Yuhui Lin, Jack Briggs and Adam Barker. FIFE: an Infrastructure-as-Code Based Framework for Evaluating VM Instances from Multiple Clouds. In Proceedings of the 13th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing (UCC 2020).

  • Yuhui Lin, Adam Barker and John Thomson. Modelling VM latent characteristics and predicting application performance using semi-supervised non-negative matrix factorization. In Proceedings of the 13th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD 2020). Acceptance rate: (65/256): 25%.

  • Muhammad Tirmazi, Adam Barker, Nan Deng, Md E. Haque, Zhijing Gene Qin, Steven Hand, Mor Harchol-Balter, and John Wilkes. 2020. Borg: the next generation. In Proceedings of the Fifteenth European Conference on Computer Systems (EuroSys ’20). ACM 2020, pages 1–14. Acceptance rate (43/234): 18%.
  • Google Borg cluster trace, cluster data set release, April 2020.

2019

  • Sheriffo Ceesay Ceesay, Adam Barker and Yuhui Lin. Benchmarking and Performance Modelling of MapReduce Communication Pattern. In Proceedings of the 11th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science (CloudCom), Sydney, Australia, IEEE, 2019, pages 127-134.

  • Dawand Sulaiman and Adam Barker. MAMoC-Android: Multisite Adaptive Computation Offloading for Android Applications. In Proceedings of the 7th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Cloud Computing, Services, and Engineering (MobileCloud), pages 68-75.

  • Blesson Varghese, Philipp Leitner, Suprio Ray, Kyle Chard, Adam Barker, Yehia Elkhatib, Herry Herry, Cheol-Ho Hong,Jeremy Singer, Fung Po Tso, Eiko Yoneki, and Mohamed-Faten Zhani. Cloud Futurology. IEEE Computer Magazine, Volume: 52, Issue: 9, September 2019.

  • Abdessalam Elhabbash, Yehia Elkhatib, Gordon Blair, Yuhui Lin and Adam Barker, A Framework for SLO-driven Cloud Specification and Brokerage. In Proceedings of the 19th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing (CCGRID), pages 666-667, 2019.
  • Abdessalam Elhabbash, Yehia Elkhatib, Gordon Blair, Yuhui Lin, Adam Barker, and John Thomson. Envisioning SLO-driven Service Selection in Multi-cloud Applications. In Proceedings of the 12th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing Companion, pages 9-14, ACM, 2019.

  • Blesson Varghese, Ozgur Akgun, Ian Miguel, Long Thai and Adam Barker. Cloud Benchmarking For Maximising Performance of Scientific Applications. In IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 170-182, 1 Jan.-March 2019.

2018

2017

  • Dawand Sulaiman and Adam Barker. MAMoC: Multisite Adaptive Offloading Framework for Mobile Cloud Applications. In Proceedings of the 9th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science (CloudCom 2017), pages 17-24, IEEE Computer Society. Acceptance rate (40/136): 29%.

  • Sheriffo Ceesay, Adam Barker and Blesson Varghese. Plug and Play Bench: Simplifying Big Data Benchmarking Using Containers. In Proceedings of the IEEE Bigdata 2017, pages 2821–2828. IEEE Computer Society, 2017.

  • Ole Weidner, Adam Barker and Malcolm Atkinson. Towards a Comprehensive Framework for Telemetry Data in HPC Environments. In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Runtime and Operating Systems for Supercomputers (ROSS 2017), in conjunction with the 26th ACM International Symposium on High-Performance Parallel and Distributed Computing (HPDC 2017).

  • Uchechukwu Awada and Adam Barker. Improving Resource Efficiency of Container-instance Clusters on Clouds. In Proceedings of the 17th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing (CCGrid 2017), pages 929–934, 2017.

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

  • Adam Barker and Rajkumar Buyya. Decentralised Orchestration of Service-Oriented Scientific Workflows. In Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science (CLOSER 2011), May 2011. Acceptance rate (18/164): 11%.

  • Paolo Besana and Adam Barker. Towards Decentralised Clinical Decision Support Systems. Advanced Computational Intelligence Paradigms in Healthcare 5, pages 27-44, Springer, 2011.
  • Alex Voss, Adam Barker, Mahboubeh Asgari, Adrian van Ballegooijen and Ian Sommerville. Studying the Sun’s Corona using an Elastic Virtual Infrastructure for Research Applications (ELVIRA). In Proceedings of the UK Allhands e-Science Meeting, September 2011.
  • Gary McGilvary, Adam Barker and Malcolm P. Atkinson. Optimum Platform Selection and Configuration for Computational Jobs. In Proceedings of the UK Allhands e-Science Meeting, September 2011.

2010 / 2009

2008

  • Adam Barker, Jon B. Weissman and Jano van Hemert. Eliminating the Middle Man: Peer-to-Peer Dataflow. In HPDC’08: Proceedings of the 17th International Symposium on High Performance Distributed Computing, pages 55-64, ACM, June 2008. Acceptance rate (18/103): 17%.

  • Adam Barker, Jano I. van Hemert, Richard A. Baldock, Malcolm P. Atkinson. The Developmental Gene Expression Map Project. In Proceedings of the UK e-Science All Hands Meeting, September 2008.

  • Adam Barker, Jon B. Weissman, and Jano van Hemert. Orchestrating Data-Centric Workflows. In Proceedings of the 8th IEEE International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid (CCGrid), pages 210-217, IEEE Computer Society, May 2008. Acceptance rate (65/201): 32%.
  • Adam Barker and Jano van Hemert. Scientific Workflow: A Survey and Research Directions. In Roman Wyrzykowski et al., editors, Seventh International Conference on Parallel Processing and Applied Mathematics, Revised Selected Papers, volume 4967 of LNCS, pages 746-753, Springer, 2008.

2007 and earlier

  • Adam Barker and Robert G. Mann. Flexible Service Composition. In Proceedings of Cooperative Information Agents X, 10th International Workshop, CIA 2006, Edinburgh, September 11-13, 2006, volume 4149 of LNCS, pages 446-460. Springer, 2006.
  • Adam Barker and Robert G. Mann. Agent-Based Scientific Workflow Composition. In Proceedings of Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems (ADASS) XV, volume 351 of Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series, pages 485-488, 2006.
  • Adam Barker. Agent-Based Service Coordination for the Grid. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Intelligent Agent Technology, Compiegne, France, September 19-22, 2005, pages 611-614. IEEE Computer Society.
  • Adam Barker. Agents, Consumers of Service-Oriented Architectures. In Proceedings of The First European Young Researchers Workshop on Service Oriented Computing, Leicester, U.K, April 2005.
  • C. Walton and Adam Barker. An Agent Based e-Science Experiment Builder. In Proceedings of The 1st International Workshop on Semantic Intelligent Middleware for the Web and the Grid, European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI), Valencia, Spain, August 2004.

Technical Reports

Theses

Competitive scholarships

  • Scottish Crucible 2012.
  • Medical Research Council (MRC) 4 year Doctoral studentship: 2002 – 2006.
  • Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) studentship: 2001 – 2002.
  • Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) travel grant: Universidad Politechnica de Valencia, 2001.

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