William M. Jones, Ph.D.
Publications and Presentations

Parallel Job Scheduling .

Journal Articles
William M. Jones, Louis W. Pang, Daniel Stanzione, Walter B. Ligon III" Characterization of Bandwidth-aware Meta-schedulers for Co-allocating Jobs Across Multiple Clusters ", Journal of Supercomputing, September 5, 2005.  (Official Paper: PDF) (Local Copy: PDF)
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Conference Proceedings
William M. Jones, John T. Daly, and Nathan A. DeBardeleben "Application Resilience: Making Progress in Spite of Failure", Workshop on Resiliency in High-Performance Computing (Resilience 2008), held in conjunction with, the 8th IEEE International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid (CCGrid 2008) Newport Beach, California, May, 2008.  (Paper: PDF) (Presentation: PDF)
William M. Jones "Using Checkpointing to Recover from Poor Multi-site Parallel Job Scheduling Decisions", The 5th International Workshop on Middleware for Grid Computing (MGC 2007), held in conjunction with, ACM/IFIP/USENIX 8th International Middleware Conference 2007 (Middleware 2007) Newport Beach, California, November, 2007.  (Paper: PDF) (Presentation: PDF)
William M. Jones "The Impact of Error in User-Provided Bandwidth Estimates on Multi-site Parallel Job Scheduling Performance ", The 19th IASTED International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems (PDCS 2007) Cambridge, Massachusetts, November 19, 2007.  (Paper: PDF) (Presentation: PDF)
William M. Jones and Walter B. Ligon III "Ensuring Fairness Among Participating Clusters During Multi-site Parallel Job Scheduling ", Second International Workshop on Scheduling and Resource Management for Parallel and Distributed Systems (SRMPDS 2006), held in conjunction with, International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing (ICPADS 2006), Minneapolis, Minnesota July 12, 2006.  (Paper: PDF) (Presentation: PDF)
William M. Jones, Walter B. Ligon III, Nishant Shrivastava "The Impact of Information Availability and Workload Characteristics on the Performance of Job Co-allocation in Multi-clusters ", International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing (ICPADS 2006), Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 12, 2006.  (Paper: PDF) (Presentation: PDF)
William M. Jones, Louis W. Pang, Daniel Stanzione, Walter B. Ligon, III "Bandwidth-aware Co-allocating Meta-schedulers for Mini-grid Architectures", International Conference on Cluster Computing (Cluster 2004), San Diego, California, September 2004.  (Paper: PDF, PS) (Presentation: PDF)
William M. Jones, Louis W. Pang, Daniel Stanzione, Walter B. Ligon, III "Job Communication Characterization and its Impact on Meta-scheduling Co-allocated Jobs in a Mini-grid", International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS 2004) Performance Modeling, Evaluation, and Optimization of Parallel and Distributed Systems Workshop (PMEO-PDS), Santa Fe, New Mexico, April 2004.  (Paper: PDF, PS) (Presentation: PDF)
Nathan A. DeBardeleben, Adam Hoover, William M. Jones, Walter B. Ligon, III "Parallelization Techniques for Spatial-Temporal Occupancy Maps from Multiple Video Streams", International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IDPDS 2000) Parallel and Distributed Computing in Image Processing, Video Processing, and Multimedia Workshop (PDIVM), Cancun, Mexico, pp. 202-209, May 2000.  (Paper: PDF, PS) (Presentation: PS)
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Technical Reports
William M. Jones, Louis W. Pang, Daniel Stanzione "Computational Mini-Grid Research at Clemson University", Parallel Architecture Research Laboratory Technical Report: PARL-2002-009  (PARL TR's), Clemson University, South Carolina, December 2002.  (Paper: PDF, PS) (Presentation: PDF)
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Other Related Reports and Presentations
William M. Jones, Louis W. Pang, Walter B. Ligon, III "Parallel Job Scheduling in a Mini-Grid", Center for Advanced Engineering Fibers and Films (CAEFF) -- NSF Site Visit, Clemson University, Spring 2004.  (Presentation: PPT, PDF)
William M. Jones "Memory Debugging Using Electric Fence, Valgrind, and gdb", Seminar for Summer Research Students (Website), Clemson University, Summer 2003.  (Presentation: PDF)
William M. Jones and Nathan DeBardeleben "SouthEastCon 2001 Student Software Competition: Parallelizing Neural Networks", IEEE South-Eastern Conference (SECON2001), (Results / Solutions), Competition Handout, Clemson University, Spring 2001.  (Paper: PDF, PS) 
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Class Reports and Presentations
William M. Jones " Generational Cache Management of Code Traces in Dynamic Optimization Systems ", ECE 903 Class Presentation, Clemson University, Spring 2004.  (Presentation: PPT)
William M. Jones "An Integrated Approach to Parallel Scheduling Using Gang-Scheduling, Backfilling, and Migration", ECE 903 Class Presentation, Clemson University, Fall 2003.  (Presentation: PDF)
William M. Jones "A Framework for Adaptive Storage Input/Output on Computational Grids", ECE 903 Class Presentation, Clemson University, Fall 2002.  (Presentation: PDF)
William M. Jones "An Introduction to Performance Debugging for Parallel Computers", ECE 903 Class Presentation, Clemson University, Fall 2002.  (Presentation: PDF)
William M. Jones and Nathan DeBardeleben "Parallelization of a Learning Algorithm for Neural-Net Decision Support", MTHSC 641 Semester Project, Clemson University, Spring 2001.  (Paper: PDF, PS) (Presentation: PDF)
William M. Jones "The CM-1, CM-2 and CM-5: A Comparative Study", ECE 892 Class Report, Clemson University, Spring 2001.  (Paper: PDF, PS) 
William M. Jones "Parallel File System and I/O Modeling", CPSC 881 Class Report, Clemson University, Spring 2001.  (Paper: PDF, PS) (Presentation: PDF)
William M. Jones "Constraint Satisfaction and Optimization", ECE 872 Class Assignment, Clemson University, Fall 2000.  (Paper: PDF, PS
William M. Jones "Selected Papers on Shared Memory Multiprocessors and Distributed Shared Memory Multiprocessors from the Past 10 Years", ECE 842 Class Report, Clemson University, Fall 1999.  (Paper: PDF, PS)
William M. Jones "Fast FPGA Floorplanning", ECE 851 Class Report, Clemson University, Spring 1999.  (Paper: PDF, PS
Phil Carns, William M. Jones, Jason Miller, Scott Sappenfield, Freddie Page "Laser Designation and Tracking System for Asteroids", ECE 453 Class Report, Clemson University, Spring 1999.  (Paper: PDF, PS