Hello! Welcome to the Cake Lab. We are a research group from computer science at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Our research group focuses on understanding and optimizing performance for real-world distributed systems, cloud and mobile applications.
Our work is being generously supported by the National Science Foundation, and Google Cloud.
co-advised with Robert Walls
2019 independent study
Efficient Mobile Deep Inference
The MODI project proposes new research in designing and implementing a mobile-aware deep inference platform that combines innovations in both algorithm and system optimizations. Show More
Speeding up Deep Learning with Transient Servers
Shijian Li, Robert J. Walls, Lijie Xu, Tian Guo
The 16th IEEE International Conference on Autonomic Computing, arXiv:1903.00045Paper
An Experimental Evaluation of Garbage Collectors on Big Data Applications
Lijie Xu,Tian Guo, Wensheng Dou, Wei Wang, and Jun Wei
The 45th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB'19)Paper
Cloud-based or On-device: An Empirical Study of Mobile Deep Inference
2018 IEEE International Conference on Cloud Engineering (IC2E'18)Paper