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June 19, 2016

Recurrent Orthogonal Networks and Long-Memory Tasks

International Conference on Machine Learning

This paper analyzes two synthetic datasets originally outlined in (Hochreiter and Schmidhuber, 1997) which are used to evaluate the ability of RNNs to store information over many time steps and explicitly construct RNN solutions to these problems.

By: Mikael Henaff, Arthur Szlam, Yann LeCun

June 18, 2016

Dynamo: Facebook’s Data Center-Wide Power Management System

ISCA 2016

In this paper, we describe Dynamo – a data center-wide power management system that monitors the entire power hierarchy and makes coordinated control decisions to safely and efficiently use provisioned data center power.

By: Qiang Wu, Qingyuan Deng, Lakshmi Ganesh, Chang-Hong Raymond Hsu, Yun Jin, Sanjeev Kumar, Bin Li, Justin Meza, Yee Jiun Song

June 18, 2016

Learning Physical Intuition of Block Towers by Example

International Conference on Machine Learning

Wooden blocks are a common toy for infants, allowing them to develop motor skills and gain intuition about the physical behavior of the world. In this paper, we explore the ability of deep feed-forward models to learn such intuitive physics.

By: Adam Lerer, Sam Gross, Rob Fergus

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


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


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

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