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Ales Cernivec

developer and researcher

Ales Cernivec received his B.Sc. degree in 2007 at the Faculty of Computer and Information Science, with title "Framework for Implementation of Distributed Algorithms in PlanetLab". In 2007 he joined XLAB research team and started with junior research programme at the Faculty of Computer and Information Science, University of Ljubljana. He received his M.Sc. degree in computer science from the University of Ljubljana in 2011 with the thesis titled "Distributed Algorithm for the minimum k-center problem". His main interests consist of fields such as distributed computing (facility location algorithms and communication frameworks), cloud systems (IaaS, PaaS, opensource cloud stacks) and computer security (SSO mechanisms, federated indentitites). He currently works on the development of security services for federations of clouds (FP7 EU project Contrail) and PaaS services running on existing open source cloud frameworks.