Advances in Computing

Advances in Computing deals with the theoretical foundations of information and computation and their implementation and application in computer systems. It publishes regular papers and special issues on specific topics of interest to international audiences of educational researchers.

Krishnamachar Sreenivasan

Editorial Board Member of Advances in Computing

Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India

Research Areas

Cloud Computing, Job Flow In Computer Systems, Performance Modeling, Software For Real Systems


1964-1967Ph.DUniversity of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania
1957-1960M. ScIndian Institute of Science, Banglaore
1953-1957B. EUniversity College of Engineering, Banglaore


Performance modeling of various computer systems has kept me busy since 1969. I am passionate about my research and my current interest is cloud computing. My employers include Indian Institute of Science, University of Pennsylvania, The Mitre Corporation

Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums/Journals/Books

[1]  On a Framework to analyze Cloud Computing system performance, IIT-Bombay Workshop on Cloud Virtualization, Feb. 2011.
[2]  A Monte-Carlo Model for Network Congestion, International Conference on Mathematical Modeling and Simulation Models, Nov. 2002, Bangalore, India.
[3]  Performance Studies of Multiple Hop Packet Networks, MIDCOM (IEEE) Conference, Chicago, 1983.
[4]  Experimental Study of Relative Throughput in Multiprocessor Systems, SOFTWARE-Practice and Experience, 973-986, Dec. 1980
[5]  Application of Accounting Data in evaluating Computer System Performance, SOFTWARE-Practice and Experience, v6, 239-244, 1976.
[6]  On a Method of Constructing a Representative Synthetic Test Workload, Comm. ACM, v17, 127-133, 1974 (reviewed as "... a major contribution to the field of performance evaluation." in Com. Reviews, June 1974.)
[7]  A panel session-Chargeout systems for management acceptance and Control of the computer resource, National Computer Conference, 1974.
[8]  Simulation-Tool or Technique?-CPEUG-Proceedings of the XI Conference, 1975
[9]  On a Comparison between Dynaprobe output and Logger Data, CPEUG-Proceedings of the XI Conference, 1975.
[10]  Transient Temperature Response of Cylindrical, Composite Energy Storage Devices, International Journal of Energy Conversion, v9, 99-105, 1969.
[11]  Determination of Thermal Diffusivity of Thermal Energy Storage Materials, Part II-Molten Salts Beyond their Melting point, Journal of Power, Trans. ASME, 189-197, 1969.
[12]  Effect of vapour Agitation on Heat Transfer, Chemical and Process Engineering, London, 290-309, 1962.
[13]  Effect of Vibrations on Heat Transfer from a Horizontal Cylinder to a Normal Air Stream, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, V3, 60-67, 1961