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June 11, 2016

Treadmill: Attributing the Source of Tail Latency through Precise Load Testing and Statistical Inference

International Symposium on Computer Architecture

Managing tail latency of requests has become one of the primary challenges for large-scale Internet services. In this paper, we develop a methodology for statistically rigorous performance evaluation for server workloads.

By: Yunqi Zhang, David Meisner, Jason Mars, Lingjia Tang
June 8, 2016

Key-Value Memory Networks for Directly Reading Documents

EMNLP 2016

This paper introduces a new method, Key-Value Memory Networks, that makes reading documents more viable by utilizing different encodings in the addressing and output stages of the memory read operation.

By: Alexander Miller, Adam Fisch, Jesse Dodge, Amir-Hossein Karimi, Antoine Bordes, Jason Weston
May 22, 2016

The Social Ties of Immigrant Communities in the United States

WEBSCI

In this paper we study the composition of Facebook social networks of people who have moved from one country to another.

By: Amaç Herdağdelen, Bogdan State, Lada Adamic, Winter Mason
May 21, 2016

Continuous Deployment at Facebook and OANDA

ICSE 2016: 38th IEEE Conference on Software Engineering

This paper describes the continuous deployment practices at two very different firms: Facebook and OANDA, and shows that continuous deployment does not inhibit productivity or quality even in the face of substantial engineering team and code size growth.

By: Tony Savor, Mitchell Douglas, Michael Gentili, Laurie Williams, Kent Beck, Michael Stumm
May 17, 2016

Lost in Propagation? Unfolding News Cycles from the Source

ICWSM '16

In this work, we pinpoint the information source of an event in the form of a press release and investigate how its news cycle unfolds.

By: Chenhao Tan, Adrien Friggeri, Lada Adamic
May 14, 2016

The Shortest Path is not Always a Straight Line. Leveraging Semi-Metricity in Graph Analysis.

VLDB 2016

This paper leverages the concept of the metric backbone to improve the efficiency of large-scale graph analytics.

By: Dionysios Logothetis
May 7, 2016

Legacy Contact: Designing and Implementing Stewardship at Facebook

CHI 2016

In this paper we describe Legacy Contact, a new feature that better supports people coping with the death of a loved one on Facebook while giving people more control over what happens to their Facebook account in the future.

By: Jed R. Brubaker, Vanessa Callison-Burch
May 7, 2016

Finexus: Tracking Fingertips Using Four Magnetometers

CHI 2016

We built a system to magnetically track the fingertips in order to bring hands into VR. It works by instrumenting electromagnets at the tips of the finger; the system is able to track the delicate movements in real time using only four magnetic sensors.

By: Ke-Yu Chen, Shwetak Patel, Sean Keller
May 7, 2016

Changes in Engagement Before and After Posting to Facebook

CHI 2016

We are interested in the ways in which posting content changes individuals’ engagement with Facebook. The study augments previous knowledge about uses and gratifications from posting on social network sites by focusing on short-term activity of contributors.

By: Nir Grinberg, Alex Dow, Lada Adamic, Mor Naaman
May 2, 2016

Deep Multi-Scale Video Prediction Beyond Mean Square Error

ICLR 2016

The paper is about predicting future frames in video sequences given the previous frames.

By: Michael Mathieu, Camille Couprie, Yann LeCun