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Prof. Thomas Casavant

University of Iowa, USA

Professor


Email: tomc@eng.uiowa.edu


Qualifications

1986 Ph.D, University of Iowa, Electrical and Computer Engineering
1983 M.S., University of Iowa, Electrical and Computer Engineering
1982 B.S., University of Iowa, Computer Science with high distinction


Publications(selected)

  1. T.E. Scheetz, T.A. Braun, T.L. Casavant, K.J. Munn, E.M. Stone, and V.C. Sheffield, GenoMap: A Distributed System for Unifying Genotyping and Genetic Linkage Analysis, Parallel Computing , Vol 24, 1998, pp. 1567-1592. (gzipped postscript manuscript 1.3MB).
  2. T.L. Casavant, T.E. Scheetz, T.A. Braun, K.J. Munn, and S. Kaliannan, An illustration of a Parallel/Distributed Architecture for Hierarchically Heterogeneous Web-Based Cooperative Applications , University of Iowa Technical Report #TR-ECE981213, December, 1998 (25 pages/0.8MB gzipped postscript).
  3. T.L. Casavant and J.G. Kuhl, A Taxonomy of Scheduling in General-Purpose Distributed Computing Systems, IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Vol. SE-14, No. 2, February 1988, pp. 141-154.
  4. S. A. Fineberg, T. L. Casavant, and B. H. Pease, Seamless - A Latency Tolerant RISC Based Multiprocessor Architecture, Tech. Report TR-ECE-911001, University of Iowa, Department of Elect. and Comp. Engr., 1991.
  5. T. E. Scheetz, T. A. Braun, T. L. Casavant, J. A. Gannon, and M. S. Andersland, "Effectiveness of software trace recovery techniques for current parallel architectures," to appear in the Proceedings of the 1995 International Conference on High Performance Computing, New Delhi, India, Dec. 1995. (DRAFT).
  6. J. A. Gannon, K. J. Williams, M. S. Andersland, and T. L. Casavant, "Trace recovery: a distributed computing application of perturbation tracking,'' 33rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Lake Beuna Vista, FL, Dec. 1994, pp. 2621-2626.
  7. J. A. Gannon, K. J. Williams, M. S. Andersland, T. L. Casavant, and J. E. Lummp, Jr., "Trace recovery in multi-processing systems:architectural considerations,'' 1994 International Conference on Parallel Processing, St. Charles, IL, August 1994, vol. II, pp.97-101.
  8. J. A. Gannon, K. J. Williams, M. S. Andersland, J. E. Lumpp, Jr., and T. L. Casavant, "Using perturbation tracking to compensate for intrusiuon propagation in message passing systems,'' 14th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems, Poznan, Poland, June 1994, pp. 141-412.
  9. K. J. Williams, M. S. Andersland, J. A. Gannon, J. E. Lummp, Jr., and T. L. Casavant, "Perturbation Tracking,'' 32nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, San Antonio, Dec. 1993, pp. 674-679. (with proof).
  10. J. E. Lumpp, T. L. Casavant, J. A Gannon, K. J. Williams, and M. S. Andersland, "Analysis of communication patterns for modeling message-passing programs,'' International Workshop on the Principles of Parallel Computing, Lacanau, France, Nov. 1993, pp.249-258.
  11. J. E. Lummp, T. L. Casavant, J. A. Gannon, K. J. Williams, and M. S. Andersland, "Trace recovery for debugging parallel and distributed systems,'' 3rd ACM/ONR Workshop on Parallel asnd Distributed Debugging, San Diego, May 1993, pp. 208-210.
  12. K. J. Williams, M. S. Andersland, J. A. Gannon, J. E. Lummp, and T. L. Casavant, "Necessary conditions for tracking timing perturbations in timed petri nets,'' Proceedings of the 30th Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Monticello, IL, Oct. 1992, pp. 643-649.



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