Researchers awarded for paper on low-cost algorithms for data storage systems

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- A research team that included Viveck Cadambe, assistant professor of electrical engineering, received a best paper award at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International Symposium on Network Computing and Applications held Aug. 21-23 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

The paper, titled "A Coded Shared Atomic Memory Algorithm for Message Passing Architectures," was co-authored by Nancy Lynch and Muriel Medard, professors of electrical engineering and computer science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Peter Musial, consultant software engineer at EMC Corp.

Cadambe said, "The paper designs low-cost algorithms for using a distributed data storage system as a memory for distributed computing."

Their research was supported by the National Science Foundation, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research and BAE Systems.

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Last Updated January 09, 2015