Published: Nov 28, 2007 11:02:40 AM
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Xiao Qin, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, has been awarded a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation for his proposal, "Mathematical reliability models for energy-efficient parallel disk systems."
The $150,000 grant supports Qin's research on developing mathematical reliability models for fault-tolerant energy-aware parallel disk systems. The project will contribute to reliability modeling techniques for parallel disk systems by the development of a reliability analysis modeling toolkit, accompanied with a set of novel mathematical reliability models.