My collection of ariticles covering cryptography, data science, and database systems.

Security and Cryptography

An Optimal Relational Database Encryption Scheme.
Kamara, Moataz, Zdonik and Zhao.
Cryptology ePrint Archive, 2020.

Signal Search.
Engelman, Kamara, Moataz and Zhao.
April 2017. [Software]

Machine Learning

Behavior of Large Random Graph.
Zhao, supervised by Prof. Paul Dupius.
Randomized Algorithms for Counting, Integration and Optimzation, Brown University, April 2017.

Investigating the Effect of the Multiple Comparisons Problem in Visual Analysis.
Zgraggen, Zhao, Zeleznik, and Kraska.
CHI, April 2018. [Video], [Software], [Review on Medium]

Controlling False Discoveries During Interactive Data Exploration.
Zhao, De Stefani, Zgraggen, Binnig, Upfal and Kraska.
SIGMOD, May 2017. [Review on Medium]

Safe Visual Data Exploration.
Zhao, Zgraggen, De Stefani, Binnig, Upfal and Kraska.
SIGMOD Demo, May 2017.

Towards Sustainable Insights, or Why Polygamy is Bad for You.
Binnig, De Stefani, Kraska, Upfal, Zgraggen and Zhao.
CIDR, January 2017. [Code], [Review by Adrian Coyler]

Towards a Benchmark for Interactive Data Exploration.
Eichmann, Zgraggen, Zhao, Binnig, Kraska.
IEEE Data Engineering Bulletin, 2016.

VisTrees: Fast Indexes for Interactive Data Exploration.
El-Hindi, Zhao, Binnig and Kraska.
SIGMOD HILDA, June 2016.


Dynamic Query Refinement for Interactive Data Exploration.
Kalinin, Cetintemel, Zhao, Zdonik.
EDBT, Denmark, March 2020.

Bridging the Gap between HPC and Big Data frameworks.
Anderson, Smith, Sundaram, Capota, Zhao, Dulloor, Satish and Willke.
VLDB, 2017. [Spark performance tool] [Machine learning code]

Larger-than-memory Data Management on Modern Storage Hardware for In-memory OLTP Database Systems.
Ma, Arulraj, Zhao, Pavlo, Dulloor, Giardino, Parkhurst, Gardner, Doshi and Zdonik.
SIGMOD DaMoN, June 2016.

Data Tiering in Heterogeneous Memory Systems.
Dulloor, Roy, Zhao, Sundaram, Satish, Sankaran, Jackson and Schwan.
EuroSys, April 2016. [Code]