Publications

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Journal Papers

  1. Ming-Chang Yang, Yuan-Hao Chang, Tei-Wei Kuo, and Chun-Feng Wu, "Request Flow Coordination for Growing-Scale Solid-State Drives," accepted and to appear in IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC).
  2. Chun-Feng Wu, Yuan-Hao Chang, Ming-Chang Yang, and Tei-Wei Kuo, "Joint Management of CPU and NVDIMM for Breaking Down the Great Memory Wall," accepted and to appear in IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC).
  3. Xing Chen, Haoyang Zhang, Erya Deng, Ming-Chang Yang, Na Lei, Youguang Zhang, Wang Kang, and Weisheng Zhao, "Sky-RAM: Skyrmionic Random Access Memory," IEEE Electron Device Letters (EDL), vol. 40, no. 5, pp. 722-725, May 2019.
  4. Yen-Ting Chen, Ming-Chang Yang, Yuan-Hao Chang, Tseng-Yi Chen, Hsin-Wen Wei, and Wei-Kuan Shih, "Co-optimizing Storage Space Utilization and Performance for Key-Value Solid State Drives," IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems (TCAD), vol. 38, no. 1, pp. 29-42, Jan. 2019.
  5. Ming-Chang Yang, Yuan-Hao Chang, Fenggang Wu, Tei-Wei Kuo, and David H.C. Du, "On Improving the Write Responsiveness for Host-Aware SMR Drives," IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC), vol. 68, no. 1, pp. 111-124, Jan. 2019.
  6. Chun-Feng Wu, Ming-Chang Yang, Yuan-Hao Chang, and Tei-Wei Kuo, "Hot-Spot Suppression for Resource-Constrained Image Recognition Devices with Non-Volatile Memory," IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems (TCAD), vol. 37, no. 11, pp. 2567-2577, Nov. 2018. (Integrated with ACM/IEEE EMSOFT'2018)
  7. Tseng-Yi Chen, Yuan-Hao Chang, Yuan-Hung Kuan, Ming-Chang Yang, Yu-Ming Chang, and Pi-Cheng Hsiu, "Enhancing Flash Memory Reliability by Jointly Considering Write-back Pattern and Block Endurance," ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems (TODAES), vol. 23, no. 5, article 64, Aug. 2018.
  8. Tseng-Yi Chen, Yuan-Hao Chang, Shuo-Han Chen, Chih-Ching Kuo, Ming-Chang Yang, Hsin-Wen Wei, and Wei-Kuan Shih, "wrJFS: A Write-Reduction Journaling File System for Byte-addressable NVRAM," IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC), vol. 67, no. 7, pp. 1023-1038, July 2018.
  9. Fenggang Wu, Ziqi Fan, Ming-Chang Yang, Baoquan Zhang, Xiongzi Ge, and David HC Du, "Performance Evaluation of Host Aware Shingled Magnetic Recording (HA-SMR) Drives," IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC), vol. 66, no. 11, pp. 1932-1945, Nov. 2017.
  10. Ming-Chang Yang, Yuan-Hao Chang, Che-Wei Tsao, and Chung-Yu Liu, "Utilization-aware Self-tuning Design for TLC Flash Storage Devices," IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration Systems (TVLSI), vol. 24, no. 10, pp. 3132-3144, Oct. 2016.
  11. Ming-Chang Yang, Yuan-Hao Chang, and Tei-Wei Kuo, "Virtual Flash Chips: Reinforcing the Hardware Abstraction Layer to Improve Data Recoverability of Flash Devices," IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC), vol. 65, no. 9, pp. 2872-2883, Sep. 2016.
  12. Ming-Chang Yang, Yuan-Hao Chang, Yuan-Hung Kuan, and Che-Wei Tsao, "Graceful Space Degradation: An Uneven Space Management for Flash Storage Devices," IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems (TCAD), vol. 35, no. 9, pp. 1425-1434, Sep. 2016.
  13. Ming-Chang Yang, Yuan-Hao Chang, and Che-Wei Tsao, "Byte-addressable Update Scheme to Minimize the Energy Consumption of PCM-based Storage Systems," ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems (TECS), vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 55:1-55:20, Jun. 2016.
  14. Tseng-Yi Chen, Yuan-Hao Chang, Ming-Chang Yang, Yun-Jhu Chen, Hsin-Wen Wei, and Wei-Kuan Shih, "Multi-grained Block Management to Enhance the Space Utilization of File Systems on PCM Storages," IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC), vol. 65, no. 6, pp. 1831-1845, Jun. 2016.
  15. Ming-Chang Yang, Yuan-Hao Chang, Tei-Wei Kuo, and Fu-Hsin Chen, "Reducing Data Migration Overheads of Flash Wear Leveling in a Progressive Way," IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration Systems (TVLSI), vol. 24, no. 5, pp. 1808-1820, May 2016.
  16. Ming-Chang Yang, Yuan-Hao Chang, Tei-Wei Kuo, and Po-Chun Huang, "Capacity-independent Address Mapping for Flash Storage Devices with Explosively Growing Capacity," IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC), vol. 65, no. 2, pp. 448-465, Feb. 2016.
  17. Che-Wei Tsao, Yuan-Hao Chang, Ming-Chang Yang, and Po-Chun Huang, "Efficient Victim Block Selection for Flash Storage Devices," IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC), vol. 64, no. 12, pp. 3444-3460, Dec. 2015.
  18. Po-Chun Huang, Yuan-Hao Chang, Che-Wei Tsao, Ming-Chang Yang, and Cheng-Kang Hsieh, "Migration-based Hybrid Cache Design for File Systems over Flash Storage Devices," ACM SIGAPP Applied Computing Review (ACR), vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 8-16, Dec. 2013.
  19. Yuan-Hao Chang, Ming-Chang Yang, Tei-Wei Kuo, and Ren-Hung Hwang, "A Reliability Enhancement Design under the Flash Translation Layer for Flash-Memory Storage Systems," ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems (TECS), vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 10:1-10:28, Aug. 2013.

Conference Papers

(Ranking based on "CSRankings: Computer Science Rankings")

  1. Tsun-Yu Yang, Ming-Chang Yang, Jiawei Li, and Wang Kang, "Permutation-Write: Optimizing Write Performance and Energy for Skyrmion Racetrack Memory," ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC), San Francisco, USA, July 19-23, 2020. (Top Conference)
  2. Yifan Hou, Jian Zhang, James Cheng, Kaili Ma, Richard T. B. Ma, Hongzhi Chen, and Ming-Chang Yang, "Measuring and Improving the Use of Graph Information in Graph Neural Networks," The International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Apr. 26-30, 2020.
  3. Jie Liu, Xiao Yan, Xinyan Dai, Zhirong Li, James Cheng, and Ming-Chang Yang, "Understanding and Improving Proximity Graph based Maximum Inner Product Search," AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), Hilton New York Midtown, New York, USA, Feb. 7-12, 2020. (Top Conference)
  4. Yen-Ting Chen, Ming-Chang Yang, Yuan-Hao Chang, and Wei-Kuan Shih, "Parallel-Log-Single-Compaction-Tree: Flash-Friendly Two-Level Key-Value Management in KVSSDs," ACM/IEEE Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC), Beijing, China, Jan. 13-16, 2020.
  5. Yu Ting Ho, Chun-Feng Wu, Ming-Chang Yang, Tseng-Yi Chen, and Yuan-Hao Chang, "Replanting Your Forest: NVM-friendly Bagging Strategy for Random Forest," IEEE Nonvolatile Memory Systems and Applications Symposium (NVMSA), Hangzhou, China, August 18-21, 2019. (Best Paper Award)
  6. Yifan Hou, Hongzhi Chen, Changji Li, James Cheng, and Ming-Chang Yang, "A Representation Learning Framework for Property Graphs," ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD), Anchorage, Alaska, USA, Aug. 4-8, 2019. (Top Conference)
  7. Shuo-Han Chen, Ming-Chang Yang, and Yuan-Hao Chang, "The Best of Both Worlds: On Exploiting Bit-Alterable NAND Flash for Lifetime and Read Performance Optimization," ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC), Las Vegas, USA, Jun. 2-6, 2019. (Top Conference)
  8. Shuo-Han Chen, Ming-Chang Yang, Yuan-Hao Chang, and Chun-Feng Wu, "Enabling File-Oriented Fast Secure Deletion on Shingled Magnetic Recording Drives," ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC), Las Vegas, USA, Jun. 2-6, 2019. (Top Conference)
  9. Shuo-Han Chen, Yong-Ching Lin, Yuan-Hao Chang, Ming-Chang Yang, Tseng-Yi Chen, Hsin-Wen Wei, and Wei-Kuan Shih, "A New Sequential-Write-Constrained Cache Management to Mitigate Write Amplification for SMR Drives," ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC), Limassol, Cyprus, Apr. 8-12, 2019.
  10. Chun-Feng Wu, Ming-Chang Yang, Yuan-Hao Chang, and Tei-Wei Kuo, "Hot-Spot Suppression for Resource-Constrained Image Recognition Devices with Non-Volatile Memory," ACM/IEEE International Conference on Embedded Software (EMSOFT), Torino, Italy, Sep. 30-Oct. 5, 2018. (Journal Track, Integrated with IEEE TCAD) (Top Conference)
  11. Yi-Ling Lin, Ming-Chang Yang, Yuan-Hao Chang, Che-Wei Chang, and Shuo-Han Chen, "On Harmonizing Data Lifetime and Block Retention Time for Flash Devices," IEEE Nonvolatile Memory Systems and Applications Symposium (NVMSA), Hakodate, Japan, Aug. 28-31, 2018.
  12. Chun-Feng Wu, Ming-Chang Yang, and Yuan-Hao Chang, "Improving Runtime Performance of Deduplication System with Host-Managed SMR Storage Drives", ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC), San Francisco, USA, Jun. 24-28, 2018. (Top Conference)
  13. Chin-Chiang Pan, Chien-Chung Ho, Yuan-Hao Chang, Tei-Wei Kuo, Yu-Ming Chang, and Ming-Chang Yang, "Boosting the Performance with a Data-backup-free Programming Scheme for TLC-based SSDs," ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC), Pau, France, Apr. 9-13, 2018.
  14. Chieh-Fu Chang, Che-Wei Chang, Yuan-Hao Chang, and Ming-Chang Yang, "Rethinking Self-balancing Binary Search Tree over Phase Change Memory with Write Asymmetry," ACM/IEEE Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC), Jeju Island, Korea, Jan. 22-25, 2018.
  15. Ming-Chang Yang, Yuan-Hao Chang, Fenggang Wu, Tei-Wei Kuo, and David Hung-Chang Du, "Virtual Persistent Cache: Remedy the Long Latency Behavior of Host-Aware Shingled Magnetic Recording Drives," ACM/IEEE International Conference on Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD), Irvine, California, USA, Nov. 13-16, 2017. (Top Conference)
  16. Li-Zheng Liang, Ming-Chang Yang, Yuan-Hao Chang, Tseng-Yi Chen, Shou-Han Chen, Hsin-Wen Wei, and Wei-Kuan Shih, "xB+-Tree: Access-Pattern-Aware Cache-Line-Based Tree for Non-Volatile Main Memory Architecture," IEEE Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC), Torino, Italy, Jul. 4-8, 2017.
  17. Tseng-Yi Chen, Yuan-Hao Chang, Shuo-Han Chen, Chih-Ching Kuo, Ming-Chang Yang, Hsin-Wen Wei, and Wei-Kuan Shih, "Enabling Write-Reduction Strategy for Journaling File Systems over Byte-addressable NVRAM," ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC), Austin, Texas, USA, Jun. 18-22, 2017. (Top Conference)
  18. Tseng-Yi Chen, Yuan-Hao Chang, Yuan-Hung Kuan, Ming-Chang Yang, Yu-Ming Chang, and Pi-Cheng Hsiu, "A Pattern-aware Write Strategy to Enhance the Reliability of Flash-Memory Storage Systems," ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC), Marrakesh, Morocco, Apr. 3-6, 2017.
  19. Yen-Ting Chen, Ming-Chang Yang, Yuan-Hao Chang, Tseng-Yi Chen, Hsin-Wen Wei, and Wei-Kuan Shih, "KVFTL: Optimization of Storage Space Utilization for Key-Value-Specific Flash Storage Devices," ACM/IEEE Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC), Chiba/Tokyo, Japan, Jan. 16-19, 2017.
  20. Ming-Chang Yang, Yuan-Hao Chang, Yu-Cheng Chang, and Po-Chun Huang, "Logical Data Packing for Multi-chip Flash-memory Storage Systems," IEEE Nonvolatile Memory Systems and Applications Symposium (NVMSA), Hong Kong, China, Aug. 19-21, 2015.
  21. Ming-Chang Yang, Yuan-Hao Chang, and Tei-Wei Kuo, "Virtual Flash Chips: Rethinking the Layer Design of Flash Devices to Improve Data Recoverability," ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC), San Francisco, California, USA, Jun. 7-11, 2015. (Top Conference)
  22. Ming-Chang Yang, Yu-Ming Chang, Po-Chun Huang, Yuan-Hao Chang, Lue-Jane Lee, and Tei-Wei Kuo, "Reliability-Aware Striping with Minimized Performance Overheads for Flash-based Storage Devices," ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC), Salamanca, Spain, Apr. 13-17, 2015.
  23. Fu-Hsin Chen, Ming-Chang Yang, Yuan-Hao Chang, and Tei-Wei Kuo, "A Progressive Wear Leveling to Minimize Data Migration Overheads for NAND Flash Devices," ACM/IEEE Design, Automation and Test in Europe (DATE), Grenoble, France, Mar. 9-13, 2015.
  24. Ming-Chang Yang, Yu-Ming Chang, Che-Wei Tsao, Po-Chun Huang, Yuan-Hao Chang, and Tei-Wei Kuo, "Garbage Collection and Wear Leveling for Flash Memory: Past and Future," International Conference on Smart Computing (SmartComp), Hong Kong, China, Nov. 3-5, 2014.
  25. Ming-Chang Yang, Yuan-Hung Kuan, Yuan-Hao Chang, Pei-Lun Suei, Chia-Heng Tu, and Norman Chang, "Bad Page Relaxation to Prolong the Lifetime of Flash Devices," IEEE Global Conference on Consumer Electronics (GCCE), Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 7-10, 2014.
  26. Ming-Chang Yang, Cheng-Chin Tu, Yuan-Hao Chang, Pei-Lun Suei, and Tei-Wei Kuo, "Endurance-aware Clustering-based Mining Algorithm for Non-volatile Phase-change Memory," IEEE Global Conference on Consumer Electronics (GCCE), Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 7-10, 2014.
  27. Ming-Chang Yang, Martin Kuo, Che-Wei Tsao, and Yuan-Hao Chang, "A Fifty-percent Rule to Minimize the Energy Consumption of PCM-based Storage Systems," IEEE International Conference on Embedded and Real-Time Computing Systems and Applications (RTCSA), Taipei, Taiwan, Aug. 19-21, 2013.
  28. Che-Wei Tsao, Yuan-Hao Chang, and Ming-Chang Yang, "Performance Enhancement of Garbage Collection for Flash Storage Devices: An Efficient Victim Block Selection Design," ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC), Austin, Texas, USA, Jun. 2-6, 2013. (Top Conference)
  29. Ming-Chang Yang, Yuan-Hao Chang, Che-Wei Tsao, and Po-Chun Huang, "New ERA: New Efficient Reliability-Aware Wear Leveling for Endurance Enhancement of Flash Storage Devices," ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC), Austin, Texas, USA, Jun. 2-6, 2013. (Top Conference)
  30. Ming-Chang Yang, Yuan-Hao Chang, Po-Chun Huang, and Tei-Wei Kuo, "Working-Set-Based Address Mapping for Ultra-Large-Scaled Flash Devices," ACM/IEEE International Conference on Hardware/Software Codesign and System Synthesis (CODES+ISSS), Tampere, Finland, Oct. 7-12, 2012. (Top Conference)

Workshop Papers

  1. Fenggang Wu, Ming-Chang Yang, Ziqi Fan, Baoquan Zhang, Xiongzi Ge, and David H.C. Du, "Evaluating Host-Aware SMR (HA-SMR) Drives," USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Storage and File Systems (HotStorage), Denver, CO, USA, June, 2016.

Local Conference Papers

  1. Yong-Ching Lin, Shuo-Han Chen, Tseng-Yi Chen, Yuan-Hao Chang, Ming-Chang Yang, Hsin-Wen Wei, and Wei-Kuan Shih, "Management Designs for Emerging Shingled Magnetic Recording Drives," Symposium on Digital Life Technologies (DLT), Pingtung, Taiwan, Jun. 18-19, 2016. (Best Paper Award)