Hans-Arno Jacobsen

Professor

Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
E-mail
jacobsen AT eecg DOT utoronto
Personal Home Page
http://www.eecg.utoronto.ca/~jacobsen
Biography
Hans-Arno Jacobsen holds the Bell University Laboratories Chair in Software, and he is a faculty member in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Department of Computer Science at the University of Toronto, where he leads the Middleware Systems Research Group. His principal areas of research include the design and the development of middleware systems, distributed systems, and information systems. Arno's current research focuses on publish/subscribe, content-based routing, event processing, and aspect-orientation.

Arno received his Ph.D. degree from Humboldt University, Berlin in 1999 and his M.A.Sc. degree from the University of Karlsruhe, Germany in 1994. Between 1992 and 1998 Arno engaged in pre-doctoral research activities working at various research laboratories, world-wide. including LIFIA in Grenoble, France, ICSI in Berkeley, U.S., and LBNL in Berkeley, U.S. After completing his doctorate from 1998 to 1999, Arno engaged in post-doctoral research at INRIA in Rocquencourt, France, before joining the University of Toronto in 2001.

Arno has served as program committee member of various international conferences, including ICDCS, ICDE, Middleware, SIGMOD, OOPSLA and VLDB. He was the Program Chair of the 5th International Middleware Conference and the General Chair of the Inaugural International Conference on Distributed Event-Based Systems 2007. He is among the initiators of the DEBS conference series and the Event-based.org research portal.
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Publications
  • Efficient Covering for Top-k Filtering in Content-Based Publish/Subscribe Systems.
    Kaiwen Zhang, Mohammad Sadoghi, Vinod Muthusamy, and Hans-Arno Jacobsen.
    In Middleware, 2017.
    Acceptance rate: 24.0%.
    Tags: publish/subscribe, top-k filtering
  • PopSub: Improving Resource Utilization in Distributed Content-based Publish/Subscribe Systems.
    Pooya Salehi, Kaiwen Zhang, and Hans-Arno Jacobsen.
    In DEBS, 2017.
    Acceptance rate: 23.0%.
    Tags: publish/subscribe, content-based, gossiping
  • Hardware Acceleration Landscape for Distributed Real-time Analytics: Virtues and Limitations.
    Mohammadreza Najafi, Kaiwen Zhang, Mohammad Sadoghi, and Hans-Arno Jacobsen.
    In ICDCS, 2017.
    Tags: fpga, stream joins, big data
  • Self-Evolving Subscriptions for Content-Based Publish/Subscribe Systems.
    César Cañas, Kaiwen Zhang, Bettina Kemme, Jörg Kienzle, and Hans-Arno Jacobsen.
    In ICDCS, 2017.
    Tags: online games, publish/subscribe, mammoth
  • Incremental Topology Transformation for Publish/Subscribe Systems Using Integer Programming.
    Pooya Salehi, Kaiwen Zhang, and Hans-Arno Jacobsen.
    In ICDCS, 2017.
    Acceptance rate: 16.9%.
    Tags: overlay transformation, planning, integer programming
  • Subscription Covering for Relevance-based Filtering in Content-Based Publish/Subscribe Systems.
    Kaiwen Zhang, Vinod Muthusamy, Mohammad Sadoghi, and Hans-Arno Jacobsen.
    In ICDCS, 2017.
    Tags: content-based publish/subscribe, subscription covering, top-k filtering
  • Scalable Support for Incremental View Maintenance in Key-Value Stores.
    Jan Adler, Martin Jergler, Kaiwen Zhang, and Hans-Arno Jacobsen.
    TUM, 2017.
    Tags: key-value stores, hbase, view maintenance, materialized views
  • Demo Abstract: MOS: A Bandwidth-Efficient Cross-Platform Middleware for Publish/Subscribe.
    Christoph Doblander, Simon Zimmermann, Kaiwen Zhang, and Hans-Arno Jacobsen.
    In Middleware Demos, 2016.
    Tags: compression, publish/subscribe, mobile, ios, android
  • MothPad: Monitoring Pub/Sub Activity in Cyber-Physical Systems.
    César Cañas, Kaiwen Zhang, Bettina Kemme, Jörg Kienzle, and Hans-Arno Jacobsen.
    In CASCON, 2016.
    Tags: cyber-physical systems, padres, publish/subscribe, mammoth
  • Self-Evolving Subscriptions for Content-based Publish/Subscribe Systems.
    César Cañas, Kaiwen Zhang, Bettina Kemme, Jörg Kienzle, and Hans-Arno Jacobsen.
    MSRG, McGill University, 2016.
    Tags: content-based publish/subscribe, online games, distributed systems
  • Publish/Subscribe for Mobile Applications using Shared Dictionary Compression.
    Christoph Doblander, Kaiwen Zhang, and Hans-Arno Jacobsen.
    In ICDCS Demos, 2016.
    Tags: compression, publish/subscribe, content-based publish/subscribe, mobile
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