Mohamed Ould-Khaoua

I'm a Reader in the Department of Computing Science, University of Glasgow.

 

Contact Details:
Room: G103
Tel: 0141 330 6056
Fax: 0141 330 4913
Email:  mohamed@dcs.gla.ac.uk

 

PMEO-PDS’07 in Conjunction with IPDPS’07

Special Session in AICCSA’07

 

ACM PM2HW2N’06 in conjunction with ACM MSWiM’06

PEN-PCGCS'06 in conjunction with ICPP'06

PMEO-PDS’06 in Conjunction with IPDPS’2006

ACM PE-WASUN’05 in conjunction with ACM MSWiM’05

PEN-PCGCS'05 in conjunction with ICPP'05

PMAC-PDG'05 in conjunction with ICPADS'05

PMEO-PDS’05 in conjunction with IPDPS'05

Special Issue in IJHPCN

ACM PE-WASUN’04 in conjunction with  ACM MSWiM’04

Special Issue in Journal of Parallel & Distributed Computing

Special Issue in Performance Evaluation: An International Journal

PMEO-PDS’04 in conjunction with  IPDPS'04

Special Session in SPECTS'03

PMEO-PDS'03 in conjunction with   IPDPS'03

UKPEW'02  

PMEO-PDS’02 in conjunction with   IPDPS'02

Special Session in SPECTS'02

 

 

Teaching

Computer Systems (CS2)

Network Systems architecture (NSA3)

 

 

Research Interests:

My research focuses on applying theoretical results from stochastic processes and queueing theory to the quantitative study of hardware and software architectures. Dr. Ould-Khaoua’s current research interests are performance modelling and evaluation of computer networks, wireless networks, and parallel machines, distributed and cluster computing systems.


Current Ph.D. Students

Jamal Abdulai

Sara Al-Hummoud

Mznah Al-Rhodaan

Saad Bani-Mohammed

Aminu Mohammed

Saher Manaseer

Shaliza A. E. Wahab

 

Past Ph.D. Students

Ahmad Al-Dubai (Lecturer, Napier University, U.K.)

Jehad Al-Sadi   (Assistant Prof., Open Arab University, Jordan)

Raad Al-Qassas (successfully defended his PhD in 2007)

Nasser Alzeidi (successfully defended his PhD in 2007)

Ahmad Awwad (Assistant Prof, Kuwait Open University, Kuwait)

Muneer Masada Bani Yassein (Assistant Prof., JUST, Jordan)

Ahmad Khonsari (Research Scientist, Institute of Physics and Mathematics, Iran)

Samia Loucif  (Lecturer, UAE University, U.A.E.)

Geyong Min (Senior Lecturer, University of Bradford, U.K.)

Stylianos Papanastasiou (successfully defended his PhD in 2006)

Hamid Sarbazi-Azad (Director of School of Computing, Institute of Physics and Mathematics and Associate Prof., Sharif University, Iran)

Alireza Shahrabi-Farahani (Reader, Glasgow Caledonian University, U.K.)

Sam St Clairford (successfully defended his M.Sc. in 2007)

Fathi Tenzakhti (now Senior Lecturer, Nizwa University, Sultanate of Oman)

 

Current Research

Publications

 

International Scientific Activities

 

 

 

Selected Publications

Guest-Editorials - Special Issues:

M. Ould-Khaoua, Performance Evaluation of Wireless Ad Hoc, Sensor, and Ubiquitous Networks, in preparation, Performance Evaluation: An International Journal, 2006.

H. Sarbazi-Azad, M. Ould-Khaoua,  A. Zomaya,  Performance Evaluation of Networks for Parallel, Cluster, and Grid Systems, in preparation, Parallel Computing, 2006.

A. Al-Dubai and M. Ould-Khaoua, Design and Performance Evaluation of Group Communication in Parallel and Distributed Systems, in preparation, International Journal of High Performance Computing and Networking (IJHPCN), 2006.

G. Min, M. Ould-Khaoua, System Performance Evaluation, in preparation, Cluster Computing: The Journal of Networks, Software Tools and Applications, 2006.

M. Ould-Khaoua, G. Min, Performance Modelling and Evaluation, in preparation, Journal of Supercomputing, 2005.

M. Ould-Khaoua, G. Min, Cluster and Grid Performance and Evaluation, Journal of Supercomputing, 2005.

H. Sarbazi-Azad, M. Ould-Khaoua,  A. Zomaya,  Design and Performance of Networks for Super-, Cluster-, and Grid-Computing, in preparation, Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, 2005.

M. Ould-Khaoua, H. Sarbazi-Azad, M.S. Obaidat, Performance Modeling and Evaluation of High-Performance Parallel and Distributed Systems, in preparation, Performance Evaluation: An International Journal, 2004.

G. Min, M. Ould-Khaoua, Performance Analysis and Evaluation, in preparation, Future Generation Computer Systems, 2004.

M. Ould-Khaoua, G. Min, System Performance Evaluation, Computation and Concurrency: Practice and Experience, vol. 16, no. 13, Nov. 2004.  

M. Ould-Khaoua, L.M. Mackenzie, Performance Engineering, IEE Proceedings: Computers and Digital Techniques, vol. 150, no.  2, March 2003.


Edited Books:

M. Ould-Khaoua and M. Takai (Editors), Proceedings of the 2nd ACM International Workshop on Performance Evaluation of Wireless Ad Hoc, Sensor, and Ubiquitous Networks (PE-WASUN’ 2004, Montreal, Canada, 14th Oct. 2005

G. Min and M. Ould-Khaoua (Editors), Performance modelling and Evaluation of Parallel and Distributed Systems, to appear, Nova Science Publishers, 2006.

M. Ould-Khaoua and F. Zambonelli (Editors), Proceedings of the ACM International Workshop on Performance Evaluation of Wireless Ad Hoc, Sensor, and Ubiquitous Networks (PE-WASUN’ 2004), Venice, Italy, 7th Oct. 2004

M. Ould-Khaoua and L.M. Mackenzie (Editors), Proceedings of the 18th UK Performance Engineering Workshop (UKPEW'2002), Glasgow, UK, July 2002.
 

Book Chapters:

S. Papanastasiou, M. Ould-Khaoua, L.M. Mackenzie, TCP developments in mobile ad hoc networks, Algorithms and Protocols for Wireless and Mobile Networks, to appear, CRC Press, 2005.

G. Min, M. Ould-Khaoua, Performance modelling and analysis of multicomputer networks, to appear in Dependable Computing Systems: Paradigms, Performance Issues, and Applications, H. Diab and A. Zomaya (Editors), J. Wiley & Sons, 2004.

A. Khonsari, H. Sarbazi-Azad, M. Ould-Khaoua, A performance model of true fully adaptive routing in hypercubes, in High Performance Computing Systems and Applications, Chp. 16, R. D. Kent, T. W. Sands (Editors), Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003, ISBN: 1-4020-7389-5, 2003, pp. 87-101.

A. Shahrabi. M. Ould-Khaoua, L.M. Mackenzie, Modelling of adaptive wormhole-routed hypercubes in the presence of broadcast traffic, in High-Performance Computing Systems and Applications, N. J. Dimopoulos, K.F. Li (Editors), Kluwer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science, November 2001, ISBN 0-7923-7617-X.


Journal Publications:

S. Papanastasiou, M. Ould-Khaoua, TCP Congestion window evolution and spatial reuse in MANETs, Journal of Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, vol. 4, no. 6, 2004, pp. 669-682

S. Papanastasiou, M. Ould-Khaoua, Exploring the performance of TCP Vegas in mobile ad hoc networks, International Journal of Communication Systems, vol. 17, no. 2, 2004, pp. 163-177

G. Min, M. Ould-Khaoua, A new performance model for wormhole-switched k-ary n-cubes, IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 53, no. 5, 2004, pp. 601-613 

S. Papanastasiou, M. Ould-Khaoua, Exploring the performance of TCP Vegas in MANETs, International Journal of Communication, vol. 17, no. 2, 2004, pp. 163-177.

G. Min, M. Ould-Khaoua, Performance modelling and evalution of virtual channels in multicomputers with bursty traffic, Performance Evaluation: An International Journal, vol. 58, no. 2-3 , 2004, pp. 143-162.

F. Tenzekhti, K. Day, M. Ould-Khaoua, Replication algorithms for the WWW, Journal of Systems Architecture, vol. 50, no. 10 , 2004, pp. 591-605.

R. Al-Qassas, A. Al-Ayyoub, M. Ould-Khaoua, Bandwidth-efficient routing protocol for mobile ad hoc networks, IEE Proceedings-Software, vol. 150, no. 4, 2003, pp. 230-234 .

A. Y. Al-Dubai, M. Ould-Khaoua, K. El-Zayyat,K. I. Ababneh, On achieving scalable collective communication on high-performance interconnection networks, to appear in Journal of Information Sciences, 2004.

A. Awwad, A. Al-Ayyoub, M. Ould-Khaoua, On the topological properties of the arrangement-star, to appear Journal of Systems Architecture, 2003.

Al-Sadi, K. Day, M. Ould-Khaoua, A new fault-tolerant routing algorithm for k-ary n-cube networks, to appear in International Journal of High-Speed Computing, 2003.

S. Loucif, M. Ould-Khaoua, The impact of virtual channel allocation on the performance of deterministic wormhole-routed k-ary n-cubes, to appear in International Journal of Simulation: Practice and Theory, 2003.

G. Min, M. Ould-Khaoua, Communication delay in wormhole-switched torus networks under bursty traffic, to appear in Journal of Supercomputing, 2003.

A. Shahrabi, M. Ould-Khaoua, L. Mackenzie, An analytical model of wormhole-routed hypercubes under broadcast traffic, to appear in Performance Evaluation, 2003.

A. Khonsari, M. Ould-Khaoua, Compressionless wormhole routing: An analysis for hypercube with virtual channels, to appear in Journal of Computers & Electrical Engineering, 2003.

A.Y. Al-Dubai, M. Ould-Khaoua A new scalable broadcast algorithm for multiport meshes with minimum communication steps, Journal of Microprocessors and Microsystems, vol. 27, no. 3, 2003, pp. 101-113.

H. Sarbazi-Azad, M. Ould-Khaoua, L.M. Mackenzie, S. Akl, A parallel algorithm for Lagrange interpolation on the star graph, Journal of Parallel & Distributed Computing, , vol. 62, no. 4, 2002, pp. 605-621.

G. Min, M. Ould-Khaoua, Comparative analysis of switching methods in multicomputer networks, Journal of Supercomputing, vol. 21, no. 3, 2002, pp. 227-238..

H. Sarbazi-Azad, M. Ould-Khaoua, L.M. Mackenzie, Employing k-ary n-cubes for parallel Lagrange interpolation, Parallel Algorithms and Applications, vol. 16, 2001, pp. 283-299.

H. Sarbazi-Azad, M. Ould-Khaoua, L.M. Mackenzie, Algorithmic construction of Hamiltonians in pyramids, Information Processing Letters, vol. 80, no. 2, 2001, pp. 75-79.

M. Ould-Khaoua, Distributed crossbar switch hypermeshes: Efficient interconnection networks for large multicomputers,  Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, vol. 61, no. 8, 2001, pp. 999-1012.

H. Sarbazi-Azad, M. Ould-Khaoua, L.M. Mackenzie, Analytical modelling of  wormhole-routed k-ary n-cubes in the presence of hot-spot traffic, IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 50, no. 7, 2001, pp. 623-634.

J. Al-Sadi, K. Day, M. Ould-Khaoua, Fault-tolerant routing in hypercubes using probability vectors, Parallel Computing,  vol. 27, no. 10, 2001, pp. 1381-1399.

A. Al-Ayyoub, M. Ould-Khaoua, K. Day, On the  performance of parallel matrix factorisation on the hypermesh,  Journal of Supercomputing, vol. 201, no. 1, 2001, pp. 37-53.

S. Loucif, H. Sarbazi-Azad, M. Ould-Khaoua, Message latency in k-ary n-cubes with hop-based routing, IEE Proceedings-Computers and Digital Techniques, vol. 148, no. 2, 2001, pp. 89-94.

M. Ould-Khaoua, H. Sarbazi-Azad, An analytical model of adaptive wormhole routing in hypercubes in the presence of hot-spot traffic, IEEE Transactions on Parallel & Distributed Systems, vol. 12, no. 3, 2001, pp. 283-288.

H. Sarbazi-Azad, M. Ould-Khaoua, L.M. Mackenzie, An accurate performance model of adaptive wormhole routing in k-ary n-cube interconnection networks, Performance Evaluation, vol. 43, no. 2-3, 2001, pp. 165-179.

S. Loucif, M. Ould-Khaoua, L.M. Mackenzie, Modelling fully-adaptive routing in hypercubes, Telecommunication Systems, vol. 13, no. 1, 2000, pp.111-118.

M. Ould-Khaoua, A performance model of Duato’s fully-adaptive routing in k-ary n-cubes, IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 48, no. 12, 1999, pp. 1-8.

E. Song, H. Lui, M. Ould-Khaoua, R. Sotudeh, A new single-feedback scheme for multimedia transport in ATM networks, Computer Communications, vol. 21, no. 13, 1998, pp. 1165-1169.


Conference Publications:

M. Bani Yassein, M. Ould-Khaoua S. Papanastasiou, A.Al- Ayyoub, Analysis of  density effect in probabilistic  flooding in MANETs , to appear in Proc. Int. Arab Conference on Information Technology  (ACIT’04), Mentouri University of Constantine, Algeria, December 12th-15th, 2004.

M. Bani Yassein, M. Ould-Khaoua S. Papanastasiou, A.Al- Ayyoub, On the  effect of mobility and density on probabilistic  flooding in MANETs , Proc. INT. Working Conference on Performance Modeling and Evaluation of Heterogeneous Networks (HET-NETs '04) , British Computer Society (BCS), Ilkley, West Yorkshire, U.K,  26th - 28th July, 2004, pp. 63/1-63/9.

R. S. Al-Qassas and M. Ould-Khaoua, Proactive routing in mobile ad hoc networks, Proc. 20th UK Performance Engineering Workshop (UKPEW' 2004), University of Bradford, July 7-8, 2004, pp. 330-339.

S. Papanastasiou, M. Ould-Khaoua, On the performance of TCP Reno and Vegas in MANETs, Proc. 19th UK Performance Engineering Workshop (UKPEW’ 2003), University of Warwick, July 9-10, 2003, pp. 32-40.

M. Bani Yassein, A. Dalal’ah, I. Ababneh, M. Ould Khaoua, Equivalent bandwidth allocation for QoS in ATM networks, Proc. 19th UK Performance Engineering Workshop (UKPEW’ 2003), University of Warwick, July 9-10, 2003, pp. 319-329.

R. Al-Qassas, A. Al-Ayyoub,  M. Ould-Khaoua, A new routing protocol for MANETs with low communication overhead, Proc. 19th UK Performance Engineering Workshop, University of Warwick, July 9-10, 2003, pp. 154-175.

S. Papanastasiou, M. Ould-Khaoua, On the performance of TCP Vegas in mobile ad hoc networks, to appear in Proc. International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (SPECTS'2003), Montreal, Canada, July 20 - 24, 2003.

G. Min, M. Ould-Khaoua, Mathematical modelling of adaptive wormhole routing in the presence of self-similar traffic, Proc. 2003 IEEE International Symposium on Performance Analysis of Systems and Software (ISPASS' 2003), Austin, Texas, USA, March 6-8, 2003, pp. pp. 39 –47.

G. Min, M. Ould-Khaoua, J.D. Ferguason, Performance prediction of wormhole switching in hypercubes with bursty traffic patterns, Proc. 18th ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC' 2003), Melbourne, Florida, USA, March 9-12, 2003.

G. Min, M. Ould-Khaoua, L.M. Mackenzie, Performance analysis of interconnection networks with bursty traffic, to appear in Proc. International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA’ 2003), IEEE CS Press , Xidian University, Xi'an, China, March 27-29, 2003.

Y.A. Al-Dubai, M. Ould-Khaoua, L.M Mackenzie, An efficient path-based multicast algorithm for mesh networks, Proc. Int. Workshop on Performance Modeling, Evaluation, and Optimization of Parallel and Distributed Systems (PMEO-PDS'03) in conjunction with IPDPS 2003, IEEE CS Press Nice, France, 22 -26 April, 2003.

Y.A. Al-Dubai, M. Ould-Khaoua, L.M Mackenzie, A scalable plane-based broadcast algorithm for 3D-mesh networks, Proc. 11th Euromicro Conference on Parallel, Distributed and Network-Based Processing (PDP’ 2003), IEEE CS Press, Genoa, Italy, February 5-7, 2003, pp. 149-156.

A. Al-Dubai, M. Ould-Khaoua, L.M Mackenzie, Scalable broadcast algorithm for multiport meshes with minimum communication steps, Proc. 2002 Int. Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS’ 2002), IEEE CS Press, National Central University, Taiwan, ROC, Dec.17-20, 2002, pp. 203-208.

J. Al-Sadi, K. Day, M. Ould-Khaoua, A new probabilistic approach for fault-tolerant routing in k-ary n-cubes, to appear in Proc. 2002 Int. Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS’ 2002), IEEE CS Press, National Central University, Taiwan, ROC, Dec.17-20, 2002, pp 509-514.

A. Khonsari, A. Shahrabi, M. Ould-Khaoua, Disha: A performance model of a true fully adaptive routing algorithm, Proc. 10th ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS’ 2002), IEEE CS Press, Fort Worth, Texas 12-16 October 2002, pp. 183- 190.

G. Min, M. Ould-Khaoua, Performance Prediction of circuit switching under IPP input traffic, to appear in Proc. Int. Conf. On Telecommunications (ICT’ 2002), IEEE, Beijing, China, 23-26 June 2002.

Y.A. Al-Dubai, M. Ould-Khaoua, On the design of scalable pipelined broadcasting for mesh networks, Proc. 16th International Symposium on High Performance Computing Systems and Applications (HPCS' 2002), IEEE Computer Society Press, Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada, June 17-19, 2002, pp. 98-105.