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Dr Nicholas Dingle

Left AESOP in September 2010.

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My research interests centre around performance analysis, particularly parallel and distributed tools and techniques for the analysis of very large Markov and semi-Markov models. I am also currently investigating the performance modelling of virtualised data storage systems.

46 Publications with AESOP

Book Chapters
Performance Trees: A Query Specification Formalism for Quantitative Performance Analysis [PDF] [Postscript]
William J. Knottenbelt, Nicholas J. Dingle, Tamas Suto
Parallel, Distributed and Grid Computing for Engineering
April, 2009
Response Time Densities and Quantiles in Large Markov and Semi-Markov Models [PDF] [GZipped Postscript]
Jeremy T. Bradley, Nicholas J. Dingle, Uli Harder, Peter G. Harrison, William J. Knottenbelt
Performance Evaluation of Parallel, Distributed and Emergent Systems
2006
Journal Articles
Analytical and Simulation Modelling of Zoned RAID Systems
Abigail Lebrecht, Nicholas J. Dingle, William J. Knottenbelt
The Computer Journal
May, 2011
Passage-time Computation and Aggregation Strategies for Large Semi-Markov Processes [PDF]
Marcel C. Guenther, Nicholas J. Dingle, Jeremy T. Bradley, William J. Knottenbelt
Performance Evaluation
March, 2011
Modelling infection spread using location tracking [PDF]
Andrew Mason, Nicholas J. Dingle, William J. Knottenbelt, Derek Bell, William Buchanan, Christoph Thuemmler
International Journal of Healthcare Technology and Management
2010
Distributed Computation of Transient State Distributions and Passage Time Quantiles in Large Semi-Markov Models [PDF] [GZipped Postscript]
Jeremy T. Bradley, Nicholas J. Dingle, Peter G. Harrison, William J. Knottenbelt
Future Generation Computer Systems
August, 2006
Uniformization and Hypergraph Partitioning for the Distributed Computation of Response Time Densities in Very Large Markov Models [PDF]
Nicholas J. Dingle, Peter G. Harrison, William J. Knottenbelt
Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing
August, 2004
Hypergraph-based Parallel Computation of Passage Time Densities in Large Semi-Markov Models [PDF] [GZipped Postscript]
Jeremy T. Bradley, Nicholas J. Dingle, William J. Knottenbelt, Helen J. Wilson
Linear Algebra and Its Applications
July, 2004
Journal Special Issue Article
PIPE2: A Tool for the Performance Evaluation of Generalised Stochastic Petri Nets [PDF] [Postscript]
Nicholas J. Dingle, William J. Knottenbelt, Tamas Suto
Special Issue on Tools for Computer Performance Modelling and Reliability Analysis
March, 2009
Electronic Journal Article
Automated Customer-Centric Performance Analysis of Generalised Stochastic Petri Nets Using Tagged Tokens [PDF]
Nicholas J. Dingle, William J. Knottenbelt
March, 2009
Conference and Workshop Papers
GPU-Enabled Steady-State Solution of Large Markov Models [PDF]
Bruno R. C. Magalhaes Magalhaes, Nicholas J. Dingle, William J. Knottenbelt
6th International Workshop on the Numerical Solution of Markov Chains (NSMC'10)
September, 2010
Data Placement And Migration Strategies For Virtualised Data Storage Systems [PDF]
Henry Bond, Nicholas J. Dingle, Felipe Franciosi, Peter G. Harrison, William J. Knottenbelt
23rd Annual European Simulation and Modelling Conference (ESM 2009)
October, 2009
Using Bulk Arrivals to Model I/O Request Response Time Distributions in Zoned Disks and RAID Systems [PDF]
Abigail Lebrecht, Nicholas J. Dingle, Peter G. Harrison, William J. Knottenbelt, Soraya Zertal
4th International Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools (VALUETOOLS 2009)
October, 2009
A Performance Model of Zoned Disk Drives with I/O Request Reordering [PDF]
Abigail Lebrecht, Nicholas J. Dingle, William J. Knottenbelt
6th International Conference on Quantitative Evaluation of Systems (QEST 2009)
September, 2009
Modelling Zoned RAID Systems using Fork-Join Queueing Simulation [PDF]
Abigail Lebrecht, Nicholas J. Dingle, William J. Knottenbelt
6th European Performance Engineering Workshop (EPEW 2009)
July, 2009
Aggregation strategies for large semi-Markov processes [PDF] [Postscript]
Marcel C. Guenther, Nicholas J. Dingle, Jeremy T. Bradley, William J. Knottenbelt
3rd International Symposium on Semi-Markov Models: Theory and Applications
June, 2009
Towards The Automated Inference Of Queueing Network Models From High-Precision Location Tracking Data [PDF]
Nicholas J. Dingle, Adam Jackson, William J. Knottenbelt
23rd European Conference on Modelling and Simulation (ECMS 2009)
June, 2009
Service Level Agreement Specification, Compliance Prediction And Monitoring With Performance Trees [PDF]
Nicholas J. Dingle, William J. Knottenbelt, Lei Wang
22nd Annual European Simulation and Modelling Conference (ESM'08)
October, 2008
Simulation And Modelling Of RAID 0 System Performance [PDF]
Francis Wan, Nicholas J. Dingle, William J. Knottenbelt, Abigail Lebrecht
22nd Annual European Simulation and Modelling Conference (ESM'08)
October, 2008
A Parallel and Distributed Analysis Pipeline for Performance Tree Evaluation [PDF]
Darren K. Brien, Nicholas J. Dingle, William J. Knottenbelt, Harini Kulatunga, Tamas Suto
QEST'08, 5th International Conference on the Quantitative Evaluation of Systems
September, 2008
Automated Customer-Centric Performance Analysis of Generalised Stochastic Petri Nets Using Tagged Tokens [PDF]
Nicholas J. Dingle, William J. Knottenbelt
Third International Workshop on Practical Applications of Stochastic Modelling (PASM'08), Palma de Mallorca, Spain
September, 2008
Modelling and Validation of Response Times in Zoned RAID [PDF]
Abigail Lebrecht, Nicholas J. Dingle, William J. Knottenbelt
16th Annual Meeting of the IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS)
September, 2008
Natural Language Specification of Performance Trees [PDF]
Lei Wang, Nicholas J. Dingle, William J. Knottenbelt
5th European Performance Engineering Workshop (EPEW 2008)
September, 2008
A Response Time Distribution Model for Zoned RAID [PDF]
Abigail Lebrecht, Nicholas J. Dingle, William J. Knottenbelt
The 15th International Conference on Analytical and Stochastic Modelling Techniques and Applications (ASMTA '08)
June, 2008
Performance Trees: Implementation And Distributed Evaluation [PDF]
Darren K. Brien, Nicholas J. Dingle, William J. Knottenbelt, Harini Kulatunga, Tamas Suto
PDMC'08, 7th International Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Methods in Verification
March, 2008
Efficient Approximation of Response Time Densities and Quantiles in Stochastic Models [PDF] [Postscript]
Susanna Wau Men Au-Yeung, Nicholas J. Dingle, William J. Knottenbelt
4th ACM Workshop on Software and Performance (WOSP 2004), Redwood City, California, USA, January 2004, pp. 151-155.
January, 2004
Expressing Performance Requirements using Regular Expressions to specify Stochastic Probes over Process Algebra Models [PDF] [GZipped Postscript]
Ashok Argent-Katwala, Jeremy T. Bradley, Nicholas J. Dingle
WOSP'04, 4th International Workshop on Software and Performance
January, 2004
Derivation of Passage-time Densities in PEPA Models using ipc: the Imperial PEPA Compiler [PDF] [GZipped Postscript]
Jeremy T. Bradley, Nicholas J. Dingle, Stephen T. Gilmore, William J. Knottenbelt
MASCOTS'03, 11th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunications Systems
October, 2003
Hypergraph-based Parallel Computation of Passage Time Densities in Large Semi-Markov Models [PDF] [GZipped Postscript]
Jeremy T. Bradley, Nicholas J. Dingle, William J. Knottenbelt, Helen J. Wilson
NSMC 2003, 4th International Workshop on Numerical Solution of Markov Chains
September, 2003
Performance Queries on Semi-Markov Stochastic Petri Nets with an Extended Continuous Stochastic Logic [PDF] [GZipped Postscript]
Jeremy T. Bradley, Nicholas J. Dingle, Peter G. Harrison, William J. Knottenbelt
PNPM 2003, 10th International Workshop on Petri Nets and Performance Models, Urbana IL, USA
September, 2003
Exact Aggregation Strategies for Semi-Markov Performance Models [PDF] [GZipped Postscript]
Jeremy T. Bradley, Nicholas J. Dingle, William J. Knottenbelt
SPECTS 2003, International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems, Montreal, Canada, July 20-24 2003
July, 2003
HYDRA: HYpergraph-based Distributed Response-time Analyser [PDF]
Nicholas J. Dingle, Peter G. Harrison, William J. Knottenbelt
International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications (PDPTA 2003)
June, 2003
Distributed Computation of Passage Time Quantiles and Transient State Distributions in Large Semi-Markov Models [PDF] [GZipped Postscript]
Jeremy T. Bradley, Nicholas J. Dingle, Peter G. Harrison, William J. Knottenbelt
PMEO-PDS 2003, International Workshop on Performance Modelling, Evaluation, and Optimization of Parallel and Distributed Systems
April, 2003
Response Time Densities in Generalised Stochastic Petri Net Models. [PDF]
Nicholas J. Dingle, Peter G. Harrison, William J. Knottenbelt
3rd International Workshop on Software and Performance (WOSP 2002), Rome, Italy, July 24-26 2002
July, 2002
Journal Special Issue Edited
Performance Engineering
Ashok Argent-Katwala, Jeremy T. Bradley, Nicholas J. Dingle, Uli Harder, William J. Knottenbelt
IET Software
December, 2009
Proceedings Edited
Practical Applications of Stochastic Modelling 2009
PASM 2009, Practical Applications of Stochastic Modelling, Imperial College London
February, 2010
Proceedings of UKPEW 2008, 24th Annual UK Performance Engineering Workshop [PDF]
UKPEW 2008, UK Performance Engineering Workshop. 3-4 July 2008, Imperial College London
July, 2008
National Workshop Papers
An Empirical Study of the Scalability of Performance Analysis Tools in the Cloud [PDF]
Nicholas J. Dingle
26th UK Performance Engineering Workshop (UKPEW 2010)
July, 2010
Analysis of Storage System Activity [PDF]
Nicholas J. Dingle, Uli Harder
UKPEW 2009
July, 2009
Truncation of Passage-time Calculations in Semi-Markov Models [PDF] [GZipped Postscript]
Marcel C. Guenther, Jeremy T. Bradley, Nicholas J. Dingle, William J. Knottenbelt
UKPEW'09, 25th UK Performance Engineering Workshop
July, 2009
State-Space Size Estimation By Least-Squares Fitting [PDF]
Nicholas J. Dingle, William J. Knottenbelt
24th UK Performance Engineering Workshop (UKPEW 2008)
July, 2008
Validation of Large Zoned RAID Systems [PDF]
Abigail Lebrecht, Nicholas J. Dingle, William J. Knottenbelt
24th UK Performance Engineering Workshop (UKPEW 2008)
July, 2008
Iterative Transient State Distribution Calculation in Semi-Markov Processes [PDF]
Nicholas J. Dingle
3rd Workshop on Process Algebras and Stochastically Timed Activities (PASTA'04)
June, 2004
Extracting Passage Times from PEPA models with the HYDRA Tool: A Case Study [PDF]
Jeremy T. Bradley, Nicholas J. Dingle, Stephen T. Gilmore, William J. Knottenbelt
UKPEW 2003, 19th UK Performance Engineering Workshop
July, 2003
Distributed Solution of Large Markov Models Using Asynchronous Iterations and Graph Partitioning [PDF]
Nicholas J. Dingle, William J. Knottenbelt
18th UK Performance Engineering Workshop (UKPEW 2002), Glasgow July 10-11, 2002
July, 2002
PhD Thesis
Parallel Computation of Response Time Densities and Quantiles in Large Markov and Semi-Markov Models [PDF] [GZipped Postscript]
Nicholas J. Dingle
Department of Computing, Imperial College London. University of London.
October, 2004

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