Sameer  Tilak.


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I just finished my Ph.D. in computer science. I have moved to San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC), University of California at San Diego (UCSD). I am a member of CLEOS lab at SDSC. This page has moved. If your browser doesn't automatically redirect to its new location, click here.


Publications:

Journal Publications:

Sameer Tilak, Nael Abu-Ghazaleh,Wendi Heinzelman, " Collaborative Storage Management In Sensor Networks " Accepted for publication in the inauguranl issue of International Journal of Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing (IJAHUC) to appear in 2005. [pdf]
(An earlier version is available as: site: arXiv.org, report number: cs.NI/0408020)

S. Tilak, N. B. Abu-Ghazaleh and W. Heinzelman, "A Taxonomy of Sensor Network Communication Models", (Original version).

S. Tilak, N. B. Abu-Ghazaleh and W. Heinzelman, " This is an update version: A Taxonomy of Sensor Network Communication Models", Mobile Computing and Communication Review (April 2002, Volume6, Number2).

S. Tilak and N. B. Abu-Ghazaleh, ``A Concurrent Migration Extension to an End-to-End Mobility Architecture'', Mobile Computing and Communication Review (July 2001 Volume 5, Number3).

Conference/Workshop publications:

2010

Kejun Dong, Sameer Tilak, Kai Nan, Cindy Zheng, Dong Xu, Jurgen Schulze, Peter Arzberger, Wilfred Li, ``Real Time Biomedical Data Streaming Platform (RIMES): a Data-intensive virtual Environment," International Workshop on HPC and Grid Applications, 2010.

2009

Tony Fountain, Sameer Tilak, Peter Shin, Sally Holbrook, Russell J. Schmitt, Andrew Brooks, Libe Washburn, David Salazar, ``Digital Moorea Cyberinfrastructure for Coral Reef Monitoring,” In the Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks and Information Processing (ISSNIP), December 7-10, 2009.

Tony Fountain, Sameer Tilak, Paul Hubbard, Peter Shin, Lawrence Freudinger, "The Open Source DataTurbine Initiative: Streaming data middleware for environmental observing systems," International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment (ISRSE) 2009.

R. Kays, B. Kranstauber , P. Jansen, C.Carbone , M. Rowcliffe , T. Fountain, S. Tilak, ``Camera traps as sensor networks for monitoring animal communities," In Proc. of the 4th IEEE International Workshop on Practical Issues in Building Sensor Network Applications (SenseApp).

2007

S. Tilak, Paul Hubbard, Matt Miller, and Tony Fountain, ``The Ring Buffer Network Bus (RBNB) DataTurbine Streaming Data Middleware for Environmental Observing Systems," to appear in the Proceedings of the e-Science 2007.

Sameer Tilak, Peter Arzberger, David Balsiger, Barbara Benson, Rohit Bhalerao, Kenneth Chiu, Tony Fountain, David Hamilton, Paul Hanson, Tim Kratz, Fang-Pang Lin, Tim Meinke, and Luke Winslow, "Conceptual Challenges and Practical Issues in Building The Global Lake Ecological Observatory Network," to appear in the Proceedings of the third International Conference on Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks and Information Processing (ISSNIP) 2007.

K. Kulkarni, S. Tilak, K. Chiu, T. Fountain, "Engineering challenges in building sensor networks for real-world applications," to appear in the Proceedings of the third International Conference on Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks and Information Processing (ISSNIP) 2007.

Ebbe Strandell, Sameer Tilak, Hsiu-Mei Chou, Yao-Tsung Wang, Fang-Pang Lin, Peter Arzberger, and Tony Fountain, "Data Management at Kenting's Underwater Ecological Observatory," to appear in the Proceedings of the third International Conference on Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks and Information Processing (ISSNIP) 2007.

P. Shin, H. Jasso, S. Tilak, N. Cotofana, T. Fountain, L. Yan, M. Fraser, and Ahmed Elgamal, ``Automatic Vehicle Type Classification using Strain Gauge Sensors," in the Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Pervasive Transportation Systems, in conjunction with PerCom 2007.

S. Ono, S. Tilak, P. Madden, "Bisection Based Placement for the X Architecture," in the Proceedings of the 12th Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC) 2007. (Google Scholar: 1 citation)

2006

T. Hansen, S. Tilak, S. Foley, K. Lindquist, F. Vernon, J. Orcutt, "ROADNet: A network of SensorNets", To appear in the Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Practical Issues in Building Sensor Network Applications (in conjunction with LCN 2006).

Corneliu Cotofana, Longjiang Ding, Peter Shin, Sameer Tilak, Tony Fountain, Jennifer Eakins, Frank Vernon,"An SOA-based Framework for Instrument Management for Large-scale Observing Systems (USArray Case Study)", ICWS 2006 (accepted).

V. Munishwar, S. Tilak and N. B. Abu-Ghazaleh, ``File-System Support for Adaptive Resolution Storage in Sensor Networks'', Proc. of Ad hoc Now, 2006 (acceptance rate 14%; forthcoming)

Tim Kratz et. al, "An Overview of GLEON" [pdf]

R. Desai, S. Tilak, B. Gandhi, M. Lewis, N. Abu-Ghazaleh, "Analysis of Query Matching Criteria and Resource Monitoring Models for Grid Application Scheduling", Accepted to appear in the proceedings of CCGRID 2006.

2005

Sameer Tilak, Kenneth Chiu, Nael B. Abu-Ghazaleh, Tony Fountain, Dynamic Resource Discovery for Wireless Sensor Networks" IFIP International Symposium on Network-Centric Ubiquitous Systems (NCUS 2005) [pdf]

David Miller, Sameer Tilak, Tony Fountain, "Token" equilibria in sensor networks with multiple sponsors. Forthcoming in the Proceedings of the Workshop on Stochasticity in Distributed Systems (StoDiS'05).[pdf]

S. Tilak, B. Pisupati, K. Chiu, G. Brown and N. B. Abu-Ghazaleh, "A File-system Abstraction for Sensor Networks'', Energy Efficient Sense and Response System Workshop (EESR'05). Held with MobiSys 2005. [pdf]

Bhavin Gandhi, Sameer Tilak, Michael J. Lewis, and Nael B. Abu-Ghazaleh, "Controlling the Coverage of Grid Information Dissemination Protocols", IEEE NCA 05: The 4th IEEE International Symposium on Network Computing and Applications, pp. 267-270, Boston MA, August 2005.[pdf]

Sameer Tilak, Vinay Kolar, Nael B. Abu-Ghazaleh and Kyoung-Don Kang, "Dynamic Localization Protocols for Mobile Sensor Networks" IEEE IWSEEASN 2005.[Powerpoint slides]

2004

Vinay Kolar,Sameer Tilak, Nael B. Abu-Ghazaleh,"Avoiding head of line blocking in directional antenna" in proceedings of LCN 2004.[pdf]

Vishal Iyengar, Sameer Tilak, Michael J. Lewis, and Nael B. Abu-Ghazaleh, "Nonuniform Information Dissemination for Dynamic Grid Resource Discovery," to appear in proceedings of IEEE NCA04: The 3rd IEEE International Symposium on Network Computing and Applications, Boston, MA, August 2004.[Pdf]

2003

S. Tilak, A. Murphy and W. Heinzelman, "Non-Uniform Information Dissemination for Sensor Networks," Proceedings of the International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP '03), Nov. 2003. [Postscript]

2002 [pdf]

S. Tilak, N. B. Abu-Ghazaleh and W. Heinzelman, "Infrastructure Tradeoffs for Sensor Networks", WSNA02, September 2002, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Z. Cheng, M. Perillo, B. Tavli, W. Heinzelman, S. Tilak, and N. B. Abu-Ghazaleh, ``Protocols for Local Data Delivery in Wireless Microsensor Networks'', The 45th IEEE Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems
(invited paper, August, 2002.)

Book Chapters:

David Allenotor, Ruppa K. Thulasiram, Kenneth Chiu, Sameer Tilak, ``A Fuzzy Real Option Model to Price Grid Compute Resources," to be published in the \textbf{Handbook of Research on Scalable Computing Technologies (IGI-Global publishers)}, 2009.

V. Munishwar , N. B. Abu-Ghazaleh, and S. Tilak}, ``Congestion and Flow Control In Wireless Sensor Networks," in the Handbook of Wireless Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks (Springer Publishers), 2008.

V. Kolar, S. Tilak, and, N. B. Abu-Ghazaleh, and ``Congestion and Flow Control In Wireless Ad-Hoc Networks," in the Handbook of Wireless Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks (Springer Publishers), 2008.

Yibo Sun, S. Tilak, Ruppa K. Thulasiram, and Kenneth Chiu, ``Markets, Mechanisms, Games and their Implications in Grids," in Market-Oriented Grid and Utility Computing. (J. Wiley publishers), 2008

S. Tilak, N. B. Abu-Ghazaleh and W. Heinzelman, ``Collaborative Storage in Sensor Networks,'' in Mobile, Wireless and Sensor Networks (J. Wiley publishers).

Posters:

Ebbe Strandell, Sameer Tilak, Hsiu-Mei Chou, Yao-Tsung Wang, Fang-Pang Lin, Peter Arzberger, Tony Fountain, Arcot Rajasekar, ``Data Stream Management In Global-Scale Ecological Observatory Networks," Posters, Supercomputing 2007.

Sameer Tilak, Peter Arzberger, Thorsten Blenckner, Tony Fountain, Paul Hansen, Tim Kratz, Don Pierson, Luke Winslow, ``RBNB DataTurbine streaming data middleware deployment for global lake ecological observatory network sites,” Posters, Earth and Space Science Informatics, American Geophysical Union meeting, 2007.

Paul Hubbard, Sameer Tilak, Tony Fountain, ``Using RBNB Data Turbine for Observational Cyberinfrastructure,” Poster, American Geophysical Union meeting, 2007.

Sameer Tilak, Paul Hubbard, Lawrence Miller, Peter Shin, and Tony Fountain, ``The Ring Buffer Network Bus (RBNB) DataTurbine Streaming Data Middleware for Environmental Observing Systems,” Posters, the Pacific Rim Application and Grid Middleware Assembly (PRAGMA)-13 workshop.

Tony Fountain, Neil Cotofana , Peter Shin, S. Tilak, Longjiang Ding, Frank Vernon, Barbara Benson, Dave Balsiger, Tim Kratz, Tim Meinke, Kenneth Chiu, Rohit Bhalerao, Kevin Briggs, Senthilkumar Mehalingam, ``Cyberdashboard for Lake Instrument Management using GridSphere and GoogleEarth”, demo at the CREON \& GLEON Workshop, Townsville, Australia, March 2006.

T. Kratz, P. Arzberger, B. Benson, C. Chiu, K Chiu, L. Ding, T. Fountain, D. Hamilton, P. Hanson, Y. Hu, F. Lin, D. McMullen, S. Tilak, C Wu, ``Toward a Global Lake Ecological Observatory Network,” Recent Progress in Community Initiatives for Environmental Science Posters, American Geophysical Union meeting, 2006.

C. Cotofana, L. Ding, P . Shin, S. Tilak, T. Fountain, J .Eakins, F. Vernon, ``Virtualization of Command and Control of Large-scale Observing Systems Using SOA (USArray Case Study)," Posters, American Geophysical Union meeting, 2006.

Sameer Tilak, Wendi Heinzelman, Nael Abu-Ghazaleh, "Storage Management Issues for Sensor Networks", International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP '03), Nov. 2003.[Powerpoint slides]

Technical Reports:

Sameer Tilak, Kaustubh Kulkarni, Kenneth Chiu, Tony Fountain, "Towards dynamic data-driven sensor networks" (available upon request).

R. Desai, S. Tilak, B. Gandhi, M. J. Lewis, and N. B. Abu-Ghazaleh, "Analysis of Query Matching Criteria and Resource Monitoring Models for Grid Application Scheduling", Binghamton University, Computer Science Tech. Report, August, 2005. [Pdf]

Sameer Tilak, Nael Abu-Ghazaleh,Wendi Heinzelman, "A Case for Application Level Management of Sensor Networks" [CS-TR-03-NA01] Submitted for journal publication (available upon request).

S. Tilak, A. Murphy, W. Heinzelman and Nael B. Abu-Ghazaleh "Non-Uniform Information Dissemination for Sensor Networks," [CS-TR-04-NA03] Submitted for journal publication (available upon request).

Miscellaneous:

Sameer Tilak, Vinay Kolar, Nael B. Abu-Ghazaleh and Kyoung-Don Kang, "Dynamic Localization Protocols for Mobile Sensor Networks" 4th IEEE Upstate New York Workshop on Sensor Networks, October 2005.

S. Tilak, Nael B. Abu-Ghazaleh, and Wendi Heinzelman, ``Collaborative Storage in Sensor Networks,'' 3rd IEEE Upstate New York Workshop on Sensor Networks, October 2004.

S. Tilak, A. Murphy and W. Heinzelman, "Non-Uniform Information Dissemination for Sensor Networks," 2nd IEEE Upstate New York Workshop on Sensor Networks,Syracuse, NY(October 2003). [Pdf]

TPC member:

2008

The 23rd IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA), 2009 - Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks track.

Program committee member, The 33rd IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN), 2008.

Program committee member, third IEEE International Workshop on Practical Issues in Building Sensor Network Applications (SenseApp) 2008.

The 11th ACM-IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems (MSWiM), 2008.

Program committee member, The 3rd ACM International Workshop on Performance Monitoring, Measurement, and Evaluation of Heterogeneous Wireless and Wired Networks (PM2HW2N), 2008.

IEEE/ACM Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems (DCOSS), 2008.

IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), 2008.

International Conference on Broadband Communications, Networks, and Systems (BROADNETS), 2008.

The First Workshop on Wireless Multihop Communications in Networked Robotics (WMCNR), 2008.

International Conference on Wireless Information Networks and Systems (WINSYS), 2008.

IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC)- Wireless Networking, 2008.