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This page contains links to documents authored by project members, to software programs and components developed by the project, and to other related documents and tools.

Documents

Overview

bulletIbrahim Matta. Talk at DIMACS 2001.
bulletIbrahim Matta and Azer Bestavros. QoS Controllers for the Internet. In Proceedings of the NSF Workshop on Information Technology, March 2000.

Differentiated (Class-based) Control

bulletLiang Guo and Ibrahim Matta. The War between Mice and Elephants. In Proceedings of ICNP'2001: The 9th IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols, Riverside, CA, November 2001.
bulletSelma Yilmaz and Ibrahim Matta. On Class-Based Isolation of UDP, Short-Lived and Long-Lived TCP Flows . In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunications Systems - MASCOTS '01, Cincinnati, Ohio, August 2001.
bulletIbrahim Matta and Liang Guo. Differentiated Predictive Fair Service for TCP Flows. In Proceedings of ICNP'2000: The 8th IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols, Osaka, Japan, October 2000.
bulletI. Matta, A. Bestavros, and M. Krunz. Load profiling based routing for guaranteed bandwidth flows. European Transactions on Telecommunications - Special Issue on Architectures, Protocols and Quality of Service for the Internet of the Future, 10(2), March/April 1999.
bulletIbrahim Matta and Azer Bestavros. A Load Profiling Approach to Routing Guaranteed Bandwidth Flows. In Proceedings of Infocom'98: The IEEE International Conference on Computer Communication, San Fransisco, CA, April 1998.
bulletIbrahim Matta and A. Udaya Shankar. Fast Time-Dependent Evaluation of Integrated Services Networks. Computer Networks and ISDN Systems - Special Issue on Modeling of Wired and Wireless ATM, 29(17-18):1999-2020, February 1998.
bulletAzer Bestavros and Ibrahim Matta. Load Profiling for Efficient Route Selection in Multi-Class Networks. In Proceedings of IEEE ICNP'97: The International Conference on Network Protocols, Atlanta, GA, October 1997.
bulletIbrahim Matta and Marwan Krunz. Packing and Least-Loaded Based Routing in Multi-Rate Loss Networks. In Proceedings of IEEE ICC '97, pages 827-831, 1997.
bulletIbrahim Matta and A. Udaya Shankar. Z-Iteration: A Simple Method for Throughput Estimation in Time-Dependent Multi-Class Systems. In Proceedings of ACM SIGMETRICS/PERFORMANCE '95, pages 126-135, Ottawa, Canada, May 1995. Revised version at http://www.cs.bu.edu/faculty/matta/Papers/sigmetrics95-rev.ps.
bulletIbrahim Matta and A. Udaya Shankar. Type-of-Service Routing in Datagram Delivery Systems. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications -- Special Issue on the Internet, 13(8), October 1995.
bulletIbrahim Matta and A. Udaya Shankar. An Iterative Approach to Comprehensive Performance Evaluation of Integrated Services Networks. In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols '94, Boston, Massachusetts, October 1994.
bulletIbrahim Matta and A. Udaya Shankar. On the Interaction between Gateway Scheduling and Routing. In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunications Systems - MASCOTS '94, pages 84-88, Durham, North Carolina, January 1994.
bulletIbrahim Matta and A. Udaya Shankar. Type-of-Service Routing in Dynamic Datagram Networks. In Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM, pages 992-999, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, June 1994.

Congestion Control

bulletShudong Jin, Liang Guo, Ibrahim Matta, and Azer Bestavros. TCP-friendly SIMD Congestion Control and Its Convergence Behavior. In Proceedings of ICNP'2001: The 9th IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols, Riverside, CA, November 2001.
bulletShudong Jin, Liang Guo, Ibrahim Matta, and Azer Bestavros. A Spectrum of TCP-friendly Window-based Congestion Control Algorithms . Technical Report BU-CS-2001-015, Boston University, Computer Science Department, Boston, MA 02215, May 2001. Submitted.

Proxy Control

bulletJaehee Yoon, Azer Bestavros, and Ibrahim Matta. SomeCast: A Paradigm for Real-Time Adaptive Reliable Multicast. In Proceedings of RTAS'2000: The IEEE Real-Time Technology and Applications Symposium, Washington, DC, May 2000.
bulletKaru Ratnam and Ibrahim Matta. Effect of Local Retransmission at Wireless Access Points on the Round Trip Time Estimation of TCP. In Proceedings of IEEE 31st Annual Simulation Symposium '98, April 1998.
bulletKaru Ratnam and Ibrahim Matta. WTCP: An Efficient Mechanism for Improving TCP Performance over Wireless Links. In Proceedings of the Third IEEE Symposium on Computer and Communications (ISCC '98), June 1998. Code available from http://www.cs.bu.edu/faculty/matta/software.html.

Measurements, Identification and Characterization

bulletLiang Guo, Mark Crovella, and Ibrahim Matta. How does TCP Generate Pseudo-Self-Similarity?. In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunications Systems - MASCOTS '01, Cincinnati, Ohio, August 2001.
bulletKhaled Harfoush, Azer Bestavros, and John Byers. Robust Identification of Shared Losses Using End-to-End Unicast Probes. In Proceedings of ICNP '00: The 6th IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols, Osaka, Japan, October 2000.
bulletRobert L. Carter and Mark E. Crovella. Measuring bottleneck link speed in packet switched networks. In PERFORMANCE '96, the International Conference on Performance Theory, Measurement and Evaluation of Computer and Communication Systems, October 1996.
bulletRobert L. Carter and Mark E. Crovella. Measuring bottleneck link speed in packet switched networks. Performance Evaluation, 27&28:297-318, 1996.
bulletPaul Barford, Azer Bestavros, John Byers, and Mark Crovella. On the Marginal Utility of Deploying Measurement Infrastructure. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2000-018, Boston University, Computer Science Department, July 2000.
bulletAzer Bestavros, John Byers, Mark Crovella, Paul Barford, Ibrahim Matta, and Michael Mitzenmacher. BU/NSF Workshop on Internet Measurement Instrumentation and Characterization. Technical Report BU-CS-1999-019, Boston University, Computer Science Department, Boston, MA 02215, December 1999.

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Software

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