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Seda Davtyan

PhD in Computer Science & Engineering
University of Connecticut

Computer Science and Engineering at School of Engineering

Curriculum Vitae: [ pdf ]

Education:

  • PhD in Computer Science and Engineering, University of Connecticut, 2014
         Major Advisor: Alexander A. Shvartsman
  • MS in Informatics and Applied Mathematics, Yerevan State University, 2003
  • BS in Applied Mathematics, Yerevan State University, 2001

Research Interests:

  • Fault-Tolerant Distributed Algorithms
  • Theory and Practice of robust distributed computing
  • Security Evaluation and Analysis of Voting Technologies
  • Big Data Analytics

Professional Societies:

  • ACM
  • IEEE/Computer Society
  • UPE/Beta Chapter of Connecticut

Teaching Experience:

  • Instructor, Russian Armenian (Slavonic) State University, Yerevan, Armenia
    Data Structures    Spring 2004, Spring 2005
    Object Oriented Programming (C++)    Fall 2003 - Spring 2005

Publication List:

Journals:
T. Antonyan, S. Davtyan, S. Kentros, A. Kiayias, L. Michel, N. Nicolaou, A. Russell and A. A. Shvartsman, State-Wide Elections, Optical Scan Voting and the Pursuit of Integrity, in IEEE Trans. on Information Forensics and Security (Special Issue on Electronic Voting), 4(4): 597-610, IEEE, 2009.
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Conferences:
Seda Davtyan, Roberto De Prisco, Chryssis Georgiou, Alexander A. Shvartsman: Coordinated Cooperative Work Using Undependable Processors with Unreliable Broadcast, in Proceedings of the 22nd Euromicro International Conference on Parallel, Distributed and networked-based Processing, February 12–14, Turin, Italy, 2014.
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Seda Davtyan, Kishori M. Konwar, Alexander A. Shvartsman: Self-Stabilizing Resource Discovery Algorithm, in Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Principles of Distributed Systems (OPODIS'13), December 16–18, Nice, France, 2013.
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Seda Davtyan, Kishori M. Konwar, Alexander A. Shvartsman: Estimating Reliability of Workers for Cooperative Distributed Computing, in Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Computing (ISPDC'13), June 26–29, Bucharest, Romania, 2013.
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Seda Davtyan, Kishori M. Konwar, Alexander Russell, Alexander A. Shvartsman: Dealing with Undependable Workers in Decentralized Network Supercomputing, in Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDCN'13), January 3–6, Mumbai, India, 2013.
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Seda Davtyan, Aggelos Kiayias, Laurent Michel, Alexander Russell, Alexander A. Shvartsman: Integrity of Electronic Voting Systems: Fallacious Use of Cryptography, in Proceedings of the 27th Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC'12), pages 1486-1493, March 26–30, Riva del Garda (Trento), Italy, 2012.
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Seda Davtyan, Kishori Konwar and Alexander A. Shvartsman, Robust Network Supercomputing Without Centrolized Control, in Proceedings of the 15th International Conference On Principles Of Distributed Systems (OPODIS'11), pages 435-450, December 12–16, Toulouse, France, 2011.
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Seda Davtyan, Sotiris Kentros, Aggelos Kiayias, Laurent Michel, Nicolas Nicolaou, Alexander Russell, Andrew See, Narasimha Shashidhar, Alexander A. Shvartsman: Taking Total Control of Voting Systems: Firmware Manipulations on an Optical Scan Voting Terminal, in Proceedings of the 24th Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC'09), pages 2049-2053, March 8–12, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2009.
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Seda Davtyan, Aggelos Kiayias, Laurent Michel, Alexander Russell, Andrew See, Narasimha Shashidhar, Alexander A. Shvartsman: Tampering with Special Purpose Trusted Computing Devices: A Case Study in Optical Scan E-Voting, in Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC'07), December 10–14, Miami, Florida, 2007.
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Workshops:
T. Antonyan, S. Davtyan, S. Kentros, A. Kiayias, L. Michel, N. Nicolaou, A. Russell and A. Shvartsman: Automating Voting Terminal Event Log Analysis, in Online Proceedings of Electronic Voting Technology Workshop/Workshop of Trustworthy Elections (EVT/WOTE'09), Montreal, Canada, 2009.
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Seda Davtyan, Sotiris Kentros, Aggelos Kiayias, Laurent Michel, Nicolas Nicolaou, Alexander Russell, Andrew See, Narasimha Shashidhar, Alexander A. Shvartsman: Pre-Election Testing and Post-Election Audit of Optical Scan Voting Terminal Memory Cards, in Proceedings of the 2008 USENIX/ACCURATE Electronic Voting Technology Workshop (EVT'08), July 28–29, San Jose, California, 2008.
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Brief Announcements:
Seda Davtyan, Kishori M. Konwar, Alexander A. Shvartsman: Brief Announcement: Self-Stabilizing Resource Discovery Algorithm, in Proceedings of the 32nd ACM Symposium on Principles of Distributed Computing (PODC'13), July 22–24, Montreal, Canada, 2013.
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Seda Davtyan, Kishori Konwar and Alexander A. Shvartsman, Decentralized Network Supercomputing in the Presence of Malicious and Crash-Prone Workers, in Proceedings of the 31st ACM Symposium on Principles of Distributed Computing (PODC'12), pages 231-232 , July 16–18, Madeira, Portugal, 2012. PDF
Seda Davtyan, Kishori Konwar and Alexander A. Shvartsman, Robust Network Supercomputing Without Centrolized Control, in Proceedings of the 30th ACM Symposium on Principles of Distributed Computing (PODC'11), pages 293-294, June 6–8, San Jose, California, 2011. PDF

Technical Reports:
S. Davtyan, K. Konwar, A. Russell and A. A. Shvartsman, Dealing with Misbehaving and Crash-Prone Workers in Decentralized Network Supercomputing (Preprint Submitted to Elsevier Theoretical Computer Science), 2014.
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S. Davtyan, K. Konwar, and A. A. Shvartsman, Estimating Reliability of Workers for Cooperative Distributed Computing (Extended Abstract appeared in ISPDC'13), 2014.
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S. Davtyan, K. M. Konwar and A. A. Shvartsman, Self-Stabilizing Resource Discovery Algorithm, 2013.
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S. Davtyan, K. Konwar and A. A. Shvartsman, Robust Network Supercomputing Without Centralized Control, 2011.
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Last Updated: March 23, 2014