Vlastimil Babka

Ph.D. candidate
Department of Distributed and Dependable Systems,
Faculty of Mathematics an Physics,
Charles University
Malostranske nam. 25
118 00 Prague 1
Czech Republic

phone: (+420) 2 2191 4232
fax: (+420) 2 2191 4323
babka@d3s.mff.cuni.cz

Research Interests

PhD Thesis

(To be defended in September 2012) PDF

Publications

2012 (4)

Refereed (journals/proceedings)

PDF, Link Babka V., Libič P., Martinec T., Tůma P.: On The Accuracy of Cache Sharing Models,
In proceedings of the 3rd ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE), Boston, USA, Best Student Paper Award. ACM, ISBN 978-1-4503-1202-8, pp. 21-32, April 2012
Link Samuel Kounev, Philipp Reinecke, Fabian Brosig, Jeremy Bradley, Kaustubh Joshi, Babka V., Anton Stefanek, Stephen Gilmore: Providing Dependability and Resilience in the Cloud: Challenges and Opportunities,
Book Chapter in K. Wolter, A. Avritzer, A. van Moorsel, and M. Vieira: Resilience Assessment and Evaluation of Computing Systems, pp. 65-81, ISBN 978-3-642-29031-2, Springer Verlag, 2012

Ph.D. Theses

PDF Babka V.: Improving Accuracy of Software Performance Models on Multicore Platforms with Shared Caches,
Ph.D. thesis, advisor: Petr Tuma, September 2012

Nonrefereed

PDF Babka V., Tůma P.: Computer Memory: Why We Should Care What Is Under The Hood,
Invited Paper, To Appear in Post-conference proceedings of MEMICS 2011, Springer LNCS 7119, ISBN 978-3-642-25928-9, January 2012

2011 (2)

Refereed (journals/proceedings)

PDF, Link Babka V., Tůma P.: Can Linear Approximation Improve Performance Prediction ?,
Proceedings of EPEW 2011, Borrowdale, UK, Springer-Verlag LNCS 6977, ISBN 978-3-642-24748-4, ISSN 0302-9743, pp. 250-264, October 2011

Technical Reports

PDF Babka V., Bulej L., Libič P., Marek L., Martinec T., Podzimek A., Tůma P.: Resource Impact Analysis,
Q-ImPrESS Project Deliverable D3.4, January 2011

2010 (2)

Refereed (journals/proceedings)

PDF, Link Babka V., Tůma P., Bulej L.: Validating Model-Driven Performance Predictions On Random Software Systems,
In proceedings of the 6th International Conference on the Quality of Software Architectures (QoSA), Prague, Czech Republic, Springer, LNCS 6093, ISBN: 978-3-642-13820-1, ISSN: 0302-9743, pp. 3-19, June 2010

Technical Reports

PDF Babka V., Bulej L., Ciancone A., Filieri A., Hauck M., Libič P., Marek L., Stammel J., Tůma P.: Prediction Validation,
Q-ImPrESS Project Deliverable D4.2, July 2010

2009 (4)

Refereed (journals/proceedings)

PDF, Link, Link Babka V., Tůma P.: Investigating Cache Parameters of x86 Family Processors,
In Proceedings of SPEC Benchmark Workshop 2009, Austin, TX, USA, Awarded with Kaivalya Dixit Award. Springer-Verlag, LNCS 5419, ISBN 978-3-540-93798-2, ISSN 0302-9743, pp. 77-96, January 2009
PDF, Link Babka V., Marek L., Tůma P.: When Misses Differ: Investigating Impact of Cache Misses on Observed Performance,
In Proceedings of ICPADS 2009, Shenzhen, China, IEEE, ISBN: 978-0-7695-3900-3, ISSN: 1521-9097, pp. 112-119, December 2009
PDF, PDF, Link Babka V., Libič P., Tůma P.: Timing Penalties Associated with Cache Sharing,
In Proceedings of MASCOTS 2009, London, UK, IEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4244-4926-2, ISSN: 1526-7539, pp. 583-586, September 2009

Technical Reports

PDF Babka V.: Cache Sharing Sensitivity of SPEC CPU2006 Benchmarks, Version 2.0,
Tech. Report No. 2009/3, Dep. of SW Engineering, Charles University in Prague, July 2009

2008 (3)

Refereed (journals/proceedings)

PDF, Link Babka V., Bulej L., Děcký M., Holub V., Tůma P.: Teaching Operating Systems: Student Assignments and the Software Engineering Perspective,
In proceedings of the International Workshop on Software Engineering in East and South Europe (SEESE), Leipzig, Germany, ACM, ISBN: 978-1-60558-076-0, pp. 71-77, May 2008

Technical Reports

PDF Babka V., Bulej L., Děcký M., Kraft J., Libič P., Marek L., Seceleanu C., Tůma P.: Resource Usage Modeling,
Q-ImPrESS Project Deliverable D3.3, September 2008

Nonrefereed

PDF Babka V.: Resource Sharing in QPN-based Performance Models,
In the Proceedings of WDS'08, edited by J. Safrankova and J. Pavlu, June 2008

2007 (3)

Refereed (journals/proceedings)

PDF Babka V., Tůma P.: Effects of Memory Sharing on Contemporary Processor Architectures,
Proceedings of Third Doctoral Workshop on Mathematical and Engineering Methods in Computer Science (MEMICS 2007), Znojmo, Czech Republic, October 2007
PDF, Link Babka V., Děcký M., Tůma P.: Resource Sharing in Performance Models,
Proceedings of Fourth European Performance Engineering Workshop (EPEW 2007), Berlin, Germany, September 27-28, 2007, Springer-Verlag, LNCS 4748, July 2007

Nonrefereed

PDF Babka V., Děcký M., Tůma P.: Performance in CoCoME,
Poster, Intel 12th EMEA Academic Forum, Intel Corporation, 2200 Mission College Blvd., Santa Clara, CA, USA, June 2007

Education

Teaching (in Czech)