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Email: ychoi (_a_t_) unist.ac.kr

Office: Engineering BLDG 3 (BLDG 106). Rm. 601-7

Education and Employment

  • Assistant, Associate Professor, UNIST, Feb. 2012 - Present.
  • Senior Researcher, KISTI, Jan. 2010 - Jan. 2012.
  • Member of Technical Staff, VMware, Inc. USA, Aug. 2007 - Dec. 2009.
  • Ph. D. in Computer Sciences, University of Texas at Austin, Aug. 2007. (Advisor: Prof. Mohamed G. Gouda)
  • M.S. in Computer Sciences, University of Texas at Austin, Dec. 2002.
  • B.S. in Computer Sciences, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea

Research Interests

  • Cloud computing, Virtualization, Machine learning platforms, Big data analytics platforms, Scientific computing, Network protocol design, Self-stabilization.

Publications

  • Jay H. Park, Gyeongchan Yun, Chang M. Yi, Nguyen T. Nguyen, Seungmin Lee, Jaesik Choi, Sam H. Noh, and Young‐ri Choi*, HetPipe: Enabling Large DNN Training on (Whimpy) Heterogeneous GPU Clusters through Integration of Pipelined Model Parallelism and Data Parallelism, accepted for 2020 USENIX Annual Technical Conference (USENIX ATC '20), 2020.
  • Seontae Kim, and Young‐ri Choi*, Constraint-aware VM placement in heterogeneous computing clusters, Cluster Computing, DOI: 10.1007/s10586-019-02966-6, 23(1):71–85, February 2020.
  • Seontae Kim, Nguyen Pham, Woongki Baek, and Young‐ri Choi*, Holistic VM Placement for Distributed Parallel Applications in Heterogeneous Clusters, accepted for IEEE Transactions on Services Computing, January 2019. [Open Access Link]
  • Olzhas Kaiyrakhmet, Songyi Lee, Beomseok Nam, Sam H. Noh, and Young‐ri Choi*, SLM-DB: Single-Level Key-Value Store with Persistent Memory, In Proceedings of the 17th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST 2019), Feb. 2019. [link]
  • Moohyeon Nam, Hokeun Cha, Young-ri Choi, Sam H. Noh, and Beomseok Nam*, Write-Optimized Dynamic Hashing for Persistent Memory, In Proceedings of the 17th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST 2019), Feb. 2019. [link] (Errata: Algorithm 1 and Fig 7(b) are fixed)
  • Eunji Hwang, Jik-Soo Kim, and Young‐ri Choi*, Achieving Fairness-aware Two-level Scheduling for Heterogeneous Distributed Systems, accepted for IEEE Transactions on Services Computing, May 2018. [Open Access Link]
  • Eunji Hwang, Hyungoo Kim, Beomseok Nam, and Young‐ri Choi*, CAVA: Exploring Memory Locality for Big Data Analytics in Virtualized Clusters, In Proceedings of the 18th International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing (CCGrid 2018), Washington, DC, May. 2018. [link]
  • Jaeung Han, Changdae Kim, Jaehyuk Huh, Gil-Jin Jang, and Young-ri Choi*, Configuration Guidance Framework for Molecular Dynamics Simulations in Virtualized Clusters, IEEE Transactions on Services Computing, 10(3):366-380, June 2017. [link]
  • Wonbae Kim, Young-ri Choi, and Beomseok Nam*, Coalescing HDFS Blocks to Avoid Recurring YARN Container Overhead, In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (IEEE Cloud 2017), Honolulu, Hawaii, June. 2017. [link]
  • Wonbae Kim, Young-ri Choi, and Beomseok Nam*, Mitigating YARN Container Overhead with input splits, In Proceedings of the 17th International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing (CCGrid 2017), Madrid, Spain, May. 2017. [link]
  • Eunji Hwang, Seontae Kim, Jik‐Soo Kim, Soonwook Hwang, and Young‐ri Choi*, On the Role of Application and Resource Characterizations in Heterogeneous Distributed Computing Systems, Cluster Computing, DOI: 10.1007/s10586-016-0638-x, 19(4):2225–2240, December 2016. [link]
  • Jaewon Kwak, Eunji Hwang, Tae-kyung Yoo, Beomseok Nam, and Young-ri Choi*, In-memory Caching Orchestration for Hadoop, In Proceedings of the 16th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing (CCGRID 2016), May 2016. [link]
  • Jaeung Han, Seungheun Jeon, Young-ri Choi and Jaehyuk Huh*, Interference Management for Distributed Parallel Applications in Consolidated Clusters, In Proceedings of the Twenty First International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems (ASPLOS 2016), Atlanta, GA, USA, April 2016. [link]
  • Eunji Hwang, Suntae Kim, Tae‐kyung Yoo, Jik‐Soo Kim, Soonwook Hwang, and Young‐ri Choi*, Resource Allocation Policies for Loosely Coupled Applications in Heterogeneous Computing Systems, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 27(8):2349-2362, August 2016.
  • Seontae Kim, Eunji Hwang, Tae‐kyung Yoo, Jik‐Soo Kim, Soonwook Hwang, and Young‐ri Choi*, Platform and Co‐runner Affinities for Many Task Applications in Distributed Computing Platforms, In Proceedings of the 15th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing (CCGRID 2015), Shenzhen, Guangdong, China, May 2015. [link]
    • Young-ri Choi, and Mohamed Gouda, A State-based Model of Sensor Protocols, Theoretical Computer Science (Elsevier), 458: 61‐75, 2012.
  • Jeongseob Ahn, Changdae Kim, Jaeung Han, Young-ri Choi, and Jaehyuk Huh, Dynamic Virtual Machine Scheduling in Clouds for Architectural Shared Resources, In Proceedings of the 4th USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Cloud Computing (HotCloud), Boston, MA, USA, June 2012. [link]
  • Jaeung Han, Jeongseob Ahn, Changdae Kim, Youngjin Kwon, Young-ri Choi and Jaehyuk Huh, The Effect of Multi-core on HPC Applications in Virtualized Systems, The 5th Workshop on Virtualization in High-Performance Cloud Computing (VHPC), Ischia-Naples, Italy, August 2010. [link]
  • Young-ri Choi, Chin-Tser Huang, and Mohamed Gouda, Stabilization of Flood Sequencing Protocols in Sensor Networks, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 21(7):1042-1055, July 2010. (A short version appeared in SSS 2007.)
  • Rida Bazzi, Young-ri Choi, and Mohamed Gouda, Hop Chains: Secure Routing and the Establishment of Distinct Identities, Theoretical Computer Science (Elsevier), 410(6-7): 467-480, February 2009. (A short version appeared in OPODIS 2006.)
  • Hongwei Zhang, Anish Arora, Young-ri Choi, and Mohamed Gouda, Reliable Bursty Convergecast in Wireless Sensor Networks,Computer Communication (Elsevier), 30:2560-2576, June 2007. (A short version appeared in ACM MobiHoc 2005.)
  • Han Chen, Young-ri Choi, and Paul Chou, An Architecture for Programming and Managing Sensor and Actuator Networks in Enterprise Environment, OOPSLA workshop on Building Software for Sensor Networks, October 2006. [Link]
  • Young-ri Choi, Mohamed G. Gouda, Hongwei Zhang, and Anish Arora, Stabilization of Grid Routing in Sensor Networks, AIAA Journal of Aerospace Computing, Information, and Communication, 3:214-233, May 2006. [Link]
  • Mohamed G. Gouda, and Young-ri Choi, A State-based Model of Sensor Protocols, In Proceedings of 9th International Conference on Principles of Distributed Systems (OPODIS 2005), Pisa, Italy, December 12-14, 2005. [Link]
  • Hongwei Zhang, Anish Arora, Young-ri Choi, and Mohamed Gouda, Reliable Bursty Convergecast in Wireless Sensor Networks, In Proceedings of 6th ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoc 2005). [Link]
  • Anish Arora, Rajiv Ramnath, Emre Ertin, Prasun Sinha, Sandip Bapat, Vinayak Naik, Vinod Kulathumani, Hongwei Zhang, Hui Cao, Mukundan Sridhara, Santosh Kumar, Nick Seddon, Chris Anderson, Ted Herman, Nishank Trivedi, Chen Zhang, Mohamed Gouda, Young-ri Choi, Mikhail Nesterenko, Romil Shah, Sandeep Kulkarni, Mahesh Aramugam, Limin Wang, David Culler, Prabal Dutta, Cory Sharp, Gilman Tolle, Mike Grimmer, Bill Ferriera, Ken Parker, ExScal: Elements of an Extreme Scale Wireless Sensor Network, In Proceeding of 11th IEEE International Conference on Embedded and Real-Time Computing Systems and Applications (RTCSA 2005), 2005. [Link]
  • Mohamed G. Gouda, Young-ri Choi, and Anish Arora, Antireplay Protocols for Sensor Networks, Handbook on Theoretical and Algorithmic Aspects of Sensor, Ad Hoc Wireless, and Peer-to-Peer Networks, (ed. Jie Wu), CRC , 2005.
  • A. Arora, P. Dutta, S. Bapat, V. Kulathumani, H. Zhang, V. Naik, V. Mittal, H. Cao, M. Demirbas, M. Gouda, Y.-R. Choi, T. Herman, S. Kulkarni, U. Arumugam, M. Nesterenko, A. Vora, and M. Miyashita, A Line in the Sand: A Wireless Sensor Network for Target Detection, Classification, and Tracking, Computer Networks, 46(5):605-634, December 2004.
  • Mohamed G. Gouda, Young-ri Choi, and Anish Arora, Sentries and Sleepers in Sensor Networks, In Proceedings of 8th International Conference on Principles of Distributed Systems (OPODIS 2004), France, Grenoble, December 15-17, 2004, LNCS 3544, pp. 384-399, 2005. [Link]
  • Young-ri Choi, Mohamed G. Gouda, Moon C. Kim and Anish Arora, The Mote Connectivity Protocol, In Proceedings of 12th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN 2003), pages 533-538, Dallas, TX, October 20-22, 2003. [Link]
  • Young-ri Choi, Amit Garg, Siddhartha Rai, Jayadev Misra and Harrick Vin, Orchestrating Computations on the World-wide Web, In Proceedings of the Euro-Par 2002, Paderborn, Germany, August 2002.