The Web and InterNetworking Group
Computer Science Department / Boston University

 

WING @ BU

WING@BU

Web and InterNetworking Group
at Boston University


WING Publications

This page includes an exhaustive list of all WING publications since 1995. This list has been updated last on September 03, 2009.

 

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Journal and Conference Articles

bulletNikolaos Laoutaris, Georgios Smaragdakis, Konstantinos Oikonomou, Ioannis Stavrakakis, and Azer Bestavros. Distributed Server Migration for Scalable Internet Service Deployment. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, (To Appear), 2010.

bulletChristine Bassem and Azer Bestavros. CSR: Constrained Selfish Routing in Ad-Hoc Networks. In Proceedings of WASA'09: International Conference on Wireless Algorithms, Systems, and Applications, Boston, MA, August 2009.

bulletJ. Considine, M. Hadjieleftheriou, F. Li, J. W. Byers, and G. Kollios. Robust approximate aggregation in sensor data management systems. ACM Transactions on Database Systems, 34(1):1-35, April 2009.

bulletAndrej Cvetkovski and Mark Crovella. Hyperbolic embedding and routing for dynamic graphs. In Proceedings of Infocom 2009, Apr 2009.

bulletSam Epstein, Karim Mattar, and Ibrahim Matta. Principles of Safe Policy Routing Dynamics. In Proceedings of the 17th IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP'09), Princeton, NJ, October 2009.

bulletFlavio Esposito and Ibrahim Matta. PreDA: Predicate Routing for DTN Architectures over MANET. In Proceedings of the IEEE Globecom 2009 Next-Generation Networking and Internet Symposium (GC'09 NGNI), Honolulu, Hawaii, December 2009.

bulletFlavio Esposito, Ibrahim Matta, Pietro Michiardi, Nobuyuki Mitsutake, and Damiano Carra. Seed Scheduling for Peer-to-Peer Networks. In Proceedings of the Eighth IEEE International Symposium on Network Computing and Applications (IEEE NCA09), Cambridge, MA, July 2009.

bulletMina Guirguis, Azer Bestavros, and Ibrahim Matta. Assessment of Vulnerability of Content Adaptation Mechanisms to RoQ Attacks. In Proceedings of ICN'09: IARIA International Conference on Networks, Guadeloupe, France, March 2009.

bulletKhaled Harfoush, Azer Bestavros, and John Byers. Measuring Bottleneck Bandwidth of Targeted Path Segments. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 17(1):80-92, February 2009.

bulletJorge Londono and Azer Bestavros. A Two-Tiered On-Line Server-Side Bandwidth Reservation Framework for the Real-Time Delivery of Multiple Video Streams. In Proceedings of MMCN'09: The SPIE and IS&T Conference on Multimedia Computing and Networking, San Jose, CA, January 2009.

bulletJorge Londono, Azer Bestavros, and Shanghua Teng. Colocation Games And Their Application to Distributed Resource Management. In Proceedings of USENIX HotCloud'09: Workshop on Hot Topics in Cloud Computing, San Diego, CA, June 2009.

bulletKarim Mattar, Ibrahim Matta, John Day, Vatche Ishakian, and Gonca Gursun. Declarative Transport: A Customizable Transport Service for the Future Internet. In Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Networking Meets Databases (NetDB 2009), co-located with SOSP 2009, Big Sky, MT, October 2009.

bulletMichael Ocean, Assaf Kfoury, and Azer Bestavros. A Formal Type-Centric Framework for Verification and Resource Allocation in Pervasive Sense-and-Respond Systems. In Proceedings of MOMPES'09: The 6th ICSE Workshop on Model-based Methodologies for Pervasive and Embedded Software, Vancouver, Canada, May 2009.

bulletJoel Sommers, Paul Barford, and Mark Crovella. Router primitives for programmable active measurement. In The Second ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on Programmable Routers for Extensible Services of Tomorrow (Presto '09), Aug 2009.

bulletGabriele Ferrari Aggradi, Flavio Esposito, and Ibrahim Matta. Supporting Predicate Routing in DTN over MANET. In Proceedings of ACM MobiCom Workshop on Challenged Networks (CHANTS 2008), San Francisco, CA, September 2008. Demo.

bulletParminder Chhabra, Clayton Scott, Eric D. Kolaczyk, and Mark Crovella. Distributed spatial anomaly detection. In Proceedings of Infocom 2008, Apr 2008.

bulletJohn Day, Ibrahim Matta, and Karim Mattar. ``Networking is IPC": A Guiding Principle to a Better Internet. In Proceedings of ReArch'08 - Re-Architecting the Internet, Madrid, SPAIN, December 2008. Co-located with ACM CoNEXT 2008.

bulletVijay Erramilli and Mark Crovella. Forwarding in opportunistic networks with resource constraints. In Proceedings of the Fourth ACM Workshop on Challenged Networks (CHANTS 08), September 2008.

bulletVijay Erramilli, Augustin Chaintreau, Mark Crovella, and Christophe Diot. Delegation forwarding. In Proceedings of the 9th ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (ACM MobiHoc), pages 251-259, May 2008.

bulletNahur Fonseca, Mark Crovella, and Kavé Salamatian. Long range mutual information. In Proceedings of the First Workshop on Hot Topics in Measurement and Modeling of Computer Systems (Hotmetrics '08), June 2008.

bulletJorge Londono and Azer Bestavros. netEmbed: A Network Resource Mapping Service for Distributed Applications. In Proceedings of the IEEE/ACM IPDPS High-Performance Grid Computing Workshop, Miami, Florida, April 2008.

bulletHany Morcos, George Atia, Azer Bestavros, and Abraham Matta. An Information Theoretic Framework for Field Monitoring Using Autonomously Mobile Sensors. In Proceedings of DCOSS'08: The 4th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems, Santorini, Greece, June 2008. (Best Paper Award).

bulletHany Morcos, Azer Bestavros, and Abraham Matta. Amorphous Placement and Informed Diffusion for Timely Field Monitoring by Autonomous, Resource-Constrained, Mobile Sensors. In Proceedings of SECON'08: The IEEE Conference on Sensor, Mesh and Ad Hoc Communications and Networks, San Francisco, CA, June 2008.

bulletMichael Ocean and Azer Bestavros. Wireless and physical security via embedded sensor networks. In Proceedings of WiSec'08: The ACM Conference on Wireless Network Security, Alexandria, Virginia, March 2008. (Best Paper Award).

bulletGeorgios Smaragdakis, Nikolaos Laoutaris, Pietro Michiardi, Azer Bestavros, John Byers, and Mema Roussopoulos. Swarming on optimized graphs for n-way broadcast. In Proceedings of Infocom'08: The IEEE International Conference on Computer Communication, Phoenix, Arizona, April 2008.

bulletGeorgios Smaragdakis, Vassilis Lekakis, Nikolaos Laoutaris, Azer Bestavros, John W. Byers, and Mema Roussopoulos. EGOIST: Overlay Routing using Selfish Neighbor Selection. In Proceedings of ACM CoNEXT 2008, Madrid, Spain, November 2008.

bulletFernando Duarte, Bernardo Mattos, Azer Bestavros, Virgilio Almeida, and Jussara Almeida. Traffic Characteristics and Communication Patterns in Blogosphere. In Proceedings of ICWSM'07: International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media, Boulder, Colorado, March 2007.

bulletJ. Duerig, R. Ricci, J. W. Byers, and J. Lepreau. Optimizing IP Address Assignment and Static Routing at Large Scale. In Proc. of ACM SIGCOMM '05 Poster Session, August 2007.

bulletBrian Eriksson, Paul Barford, Robert Nowak, and Mark Crovella. Learning network structure from passive measurements. In Proceedings of the ACM/SIGCOMM Internet Measurement Conference, pages 209-214, October 2007.

bulletVijay Erramilli, Augustin Chaintreau, Mark Crovella, and Christophe Diot. Diversity of forwarding paths in pocket switched networks. In Proceedings of the ACM/SIGCOMM Internet Measurement Conference, pages 161-174, October 2007.

bulletMina Guirguis, Azer Bestavros, and Ibrahim Matta. Reduction of Quality (RoQ) Attacks on Dynamic Load Balancers: Vulnerability Assessment and Design Tradeoffs. In Proceedings of Infocom'07: The IEEE International Conference on Computer Communication, Anchorage, Alaska, May 2007.

bulletMina Guirguis, Azer Bestavros, Ibrahim Matta, and Yuting Zhang. Adversarial Exploits of End-Systems Adaptation Dynamics. Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, 67(3):318-328, 2007.

bulletNikolaos Laoutaris, Georgios Smaragdakis, Azer Bestavros, and John Byers. Implications of Selfish Neighbor Selection in Overlay Networks. In Proceedings of Infocom'07: The IEEE International Conference on Computer Communication, Anchorage, Alaska, May 2007.

bulletNikolaos Laoutaris, Georgios Smaragdakis, Konstantinos Oikonomou, Ioannis Stavrakakis, and Azer Bestavros. Distributed Placement of Service Facilities in Large-Scale Networks. In Proceedings of Infocom'07: The IEEE International Conference on Computer Communication, Anchorage, Alaska, May 2007.

bulletNikolaos Laoutaris, Georgios Zervas, Azer Bestavros, and George Kollios. The Cache Inference Problem and its Application to Content and Request Routing. In Proceedings of Infocom'07: The IEEE International Conference on Computer Communication, Anchorage, Alaska, May 2007.

bulletJorge Londono and Azer Bestavros. netEmbed: A Service for Embedding Distributed Applications (Extended Abstract and Demo). In Proceedings of the ACM/IFIP/Usenix Middleware Conference, Newport Beach, California, November 2007.

bulletSowmya Manjanatha, Azer Bestavros, and Mark Gaynor. Rule-based decision support for sensor networks using snbench. In Proceedings of the Workshop on High Confidence Medical Device Software and Systems (HCMDSS'07), Cambridge, Massachusetts, June 2007.

bulletKarim Mattar, Ashwin Sridharan, Hui Zang, Ibrahim Matta, and Azer Bestavros. TCP over CDMA2000 Networks: A Cross-Layer Measurement Study. In Proceedings of the 8th Passive and Active Measurement Conference (PAM), Louvain-la-neuve, Belgium, 2007.

bulletNiky Riga, Ibrahim Matta, and Azer Bestavros. A Geometric Approach to Slot Alignment in Wireless Sensor Networks. In Proceedings of the IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom'07) Ad-hoc and Sensor Networking Symposium , Washington, DC, November 2007.

bulletNiky Riga, Ibrahim Matta, Alberto Medina, Craig Partridge, and Jason Redi. JTP: An Energy-conscious Transport Protocol for Multi-hop Wireless Networks. In Proceedings of CoNEXT Conference, New York, NY, December 2007.

bulletGeorgios Smaragdakis, Nikolaos Laoutaris, Azer Bestavros, Ibrahim Matta, and Ioannis Stavrakakis. Distributed Selfish Caching. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 18(10):1361-1375, October 2007.

bulletGeorgios Smaragdakis, Nikolaos Laoutaris, Azer Bestavros, Ibrahim Matta, and Ioannis Stavrakakis. Mistreatment-Resilient Distributed Caching. The Computer Networks Journal (COMNET): The International Journal of Computer and Telecommunications Networking, 51(11), August 2007.

bulletC. Wang and J. Byers. Generating Representative ISP Topologies From First-Principles. In Proc. of ACM SIGMETRICS '07, pages 365-366, San Diego, CA, June 2007. Poster session paper.

bulletSelma Yilmaz and Ibrahim Matta. An Adaptive Management Approach to Resolving Policy Conflicts. In Proceedings of IFIP Networking 2007, Atlanta, Georgia, May 2007.

bulletVijay Basani, Krishna Mangipudi, Lynne Murach, Leroy Karge, Vitaly Revsin, Azer Bestavros, Mark Crovella, and Domenic LaRosa. Method and apparatus for election of group leaders in a distributed network. US Patent Number 6,993,587, issued January 31, 2006, 2006.

bulletJ. Byers, J. Considine, G. Itkis, M. Cheng, and A. Yeung. Securing bulk content almost for free. Computer Communications (Elsevier), pages 280-290, February 2006.

bulletJohn W. Byers, G.-I. Kwon, Michael Luby, and Michael Mitzenmacher. Fine-Grained Layered Multicast with STAIR. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 14(1):81-93, March 2006.

bulletDavid B. Chua, Eric D. Kolaczyk, and Mark Crovella. Network kriging. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Special Issue on Sampling the Internet, 24(12):2263-2272, December 2006.

bulletMark Crovella and Balachander Krishnamurthy. Internet Measurement: Infrastructure, Traffic and Applications. John Wiley and Sons, Inc, 2006.

bulletBenoit Donnet, Philippe Raoult, Timur Friedman, and Mark Crovella. Deployment of an algorithm for large-scale topology discovery. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Special Issue on Sampling the Internet, 24(12):2210-2220, December 2006.

bulletVijay Erramilli, Mark Crovella, and Nina Taft. An independent-connection model for traffic matrices. In Proceedings of the ACM/SIGCOMM Internet Measurement Conference, October 2006.

bulletBamba Gueye, Artur Ziviani, Mark Crovella, and Serge Fdida. Constraint-based geolocation of Internet hosts. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 14(6):1219-1232, December 2006.

bulletMina Guirguis, Azer Bestavros, and Ibrahim Matta. Exogenous-Loss Aware Traffic Management in Overlay Networks: Toward Global Fairness. The Computer Networks Journal (COMNET): The International Journal of Computer and Telecommunications Networking, 50(13):2331-2348, 2006.

bulletMina Guirguis, Azer Bestavros, and Ibrahim Matta. On the Impact of Low-Rate Attacks. In Proceedings of ICC'2006: The IEEE International Conference on Communications, Istanbul, Turkey, June 2006.

bulletShudong Jin and Azer Bestavros. Small-world Characteristics of Internet Topologies and Multicast Scaling. The Computer Networks Journal (COMNET): The International Journal of Computer and Telecommunications Networking, 50(5), April 2006.

bulletkc Claffy, Mark Crovella, Timur Friedman, Colleen Shannon, and Neil Spring. Community-oriented network measurement infrastructure (conmi) workshop report. Computer Communication Review, 36(2):41-48, April 2006.

bulletFeifei Li, Ching Chang, George Kollios, and Azer Bestavros. Characterizing and Exploiting Reference Locality in Data Stream Applications. In Proceedings of IEEE ICDE'06: The International Conference on Data Engineering, Atlanta, Georgia, April 2006.

bulletXin Li, Fang Bian, Mark Crovella, Christophe Diot, Ramesh Govindan, and Gianluca Iannaccone. Detection and identification of network anomalies using sketch subspaces. In Proceedings of the ACM/SIGCOMM Internet Measurement Conference, pages 147-152, October 2006.

bulletNikolaos Laoutaris and Georgios Smaragdakis and Azer Bestavros and Ioannis Stavrakakis. Mistreatment in Distributed Caching Groups: Causes and Implications. In Proceedings of Infocom'06: The IEEE International Conference on Computer Communication, Barcelona, Spain, April 2006.

bulletMichael Ocean, Azer Bestavros, and Assaf Kfoury. snBench: Programming and virtualization framework for distributed multitasking sensor networks. In Proceedings of VEE'06: The 2nd ACM/Usenix International Conference on Virtual Execution Environments, pages 89 -- 99, New York, NY, USA, June 2006. ACM Press.

bulletGeorgios Smaragdakis, Nikolaos Laoutaris, Ibrahim Matta, Azer Bestavros, and Ioannis Stavrakakis. A Feedback Control Approach to Mitigating Mistreatment in Distributed Caching Groups. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3976 - 0331, 2006.

bulletGeorgios Smaragdakis, Nikolaos Laoutaris, Ibrahim Matta, Azer Bestavros, and Ioannis Stavrakakis. A Feedback Control Approach to Mitigating Mistreatment in Distributed Caching Groups. In Proceedings of IFIP Networking 2006, Coimbra, Portugal, May 2006.

bulletEveline Veloso, Virgilio Almeida, Wagner Meira, Azer Bestavros, and Shudong Jin. A Hierarchical Characterization of a Live Streaming Media Workload. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 14(1), February 2006.

bulletAzer Bestavros, Adam Bradley, Assaf Kfoury, and Ibrahim Matta. Typed Abstraction of Complex Network Compositions. In Proceedings of ICNP'05: The 13th IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols, Boston, MA, November 2005.

bulletAzer Bestavros, Adam Bradley, Assaf Kfoury, and Michael Ocean. SNBENCH: A Development and Run-Time Platform for Rapid Deployment of Sensor Network Applications. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Workshop on Broadband Advanced Sensor Networks (Basenets 2005), Boston, MA, October 2005.

bulletAzer Bestavros, John Byers, and Khaled Harfoush. Inference and Labeling of Metric-Induced Network Topologies. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 16(10), October 2005.

bulletJ. W. Byers and D. Raz. Flow Allocation Games: Pricing, Equilibria and Fast Convergence. In Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, IL, September 2005.

bulletDavid B. Chua, Eric D. Kolaczyk, and Mark Crovella. Efficient monitoring of end-to-end network properties. In Proceedings of Infocom 2005, Mar 2005.

bulletDavid B. Chua, Eric D. Kolaczyk, and Mark Crovella. A statistical framework for efficient monitoring of end-to-end network properties. In Proceedings of ACM SIGMETRICS (Poster Paper), June 2005.

bulletBenoit Donnet, Timur Friedman, and Mark Crovella. Improved algorithms for network topology discovery. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Proceedings of Passive and Active Measurement Workshop (PAM2005), Mar 2005.

bulletBenoit Donnet, Philippe Raoult, Timur Friedman, and Mark Crovella. Efficient algorithms for large-scale topology discovery. In Proceedings of ACM SIGMETRICS, June 2005.

bulletNahur Fonseca and Mark Crovella. Bayesian packet loss detection for TCP. In Proceedings of Infocom 2005, Mar 2005.

bulletRodrigo Fonseca, Virgílio Almeida, and Mark Crovella. Locality in a web of streams. Communications of the ACM, 48(1):82-88, Jan 2005.

bulletNada Golmie and Ibrahim Matta. Guest Editorial. Elsevier Computer Communications Journal--Special Issue on Applications and Services in Wireless Networks, 28(14), September 2005.

bulletMina Guirguis, Azer Bestavros, Ibrahim Matta, and Yuting Zhang. Reduction of Quality (RoQ) Attacks on Internet End-Systems. In Proceedings of Infocom'05: The IEEE International Conference on Computer Communication, Miami, Florida, March 2005.

bulletAnukool Lakhina, Mark Crovella, and Christophe Diot. Detecting distributed attacks using network-wide flow traffic. In Proceedings of FloCon 2005 Analysis Workshop, September 2005.

bulletAnukool Lakhina, Mark Crovella, and Christophe Diot. Mining anomalies using traffic feature distributions. In Proceedings of ACM SIGCOMM 2005, pages 217-228, August 2005.

bulletHany Morcos, Ibrahim Matta, and Azer Bestavros. M2RC: Multiplicative-increase/additive-decrease Multipath Routing Control for Wireless Sensor Networks. SIGBED Review--Special Issue on the Best of SenSys 2004 Work-in-Progress, 2(1), January 2005.

bulletNiky Riga, Alberto Medina, Ibrahim Matta, Craig Partridge, Jason Redi, and Isidro Castineyra. Transport Services for Energy Constrained Environments. In Proceedings of ACM SIGCOMM'05, Philadelphia, PA, August 2005. Work-in-progress Session.

bulletM. Sharma and J. Byers. Scalable Coordination Techniques for Distributed Network Monitoring. In Proc. of the Passive and Active Measurement Workshop (PAM 2005) poster session, April 2005.

bulletAbhishek Sharma, Azer Bestavros, and Ibrahim Matta. dPAM: A Distributed Prefetching Protocol for Scalable Asynchronous Multicast in P2P Systems. In Proceedings of Infocom'05: The IEEE International Conference on Computer Communication, Miami, Florida, March 2005.

bulletAugustin Soule, Anukool Lakhina, Nina Taft, Konstantina Papagiannaki, Kave Salamatian, Antonio Nucci, Mark Crovella, and Christophe Diot. Traffic matrices: Balancing measurements, inference and modeling. In Proceedings of ACM SIGMETRICS, pages 362-373, June 2005.

bulletYuting Zhang, Azer Bestavros, Mina Guirguis, Ibrahim Matta, and Richard West. Friendly Virtual Machines: Leveraging a Feedback-Control Model for Application Adaptation. In Proceedings of the 2005 ACM/USENIX Conference on Virtual Execution Environments, Chicago, Illinois, June 2005.

bulletDhiman Barman and Ibrahim Matta. Model-based Loss Inference by TCP over Heterogeneous Networks. In Proceedings of WiOpt'04: Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc and Wireless Networks, University of Cambridge, UK, March 2004.

bulletDhiman Barman, Ibrahim Matta, Eitan Altman, and Rachid El Azouzi. TCP Optimization through FEC, ARQ and Transmission Power Tradeoffs. In Proceedings of WWIC 2004: The 2nd International Conference on Wired/Wireless Internet Communications, Frankfurt (Oder), Germany, February 2004.

bulletDhiman Barman, Georgios Smaragdakis, and Ibrahim Matta. The Effect of Router Buffer Size on HighSpeed TCP Performance. In Proceedings of Global Internet and Next Generation Networks Symposium, IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom'04) , Dallas, TX, December 2004.

bulletYair Bartal, John Byers, and Danny Raz. Fast, Distributed Approximation Algorithms for Positive Linear Programming with Applications to Flow Control. SIAM Journal on Computing, 33(6):1261-1279, August 2004.

bulletBoulat A. Bash, John W. Byers, and Jeffrey Considine. Approximately Uniform Random Sampling in Sensor Networks. In Proc. of the 1st Workshop on Data Management in Sensor Networks (DMSN '04), Toronto, Canada, August 2004.

bulletAzer Bestavros, Adam Bradley, Assaf Kfoury, and Ibrahim Matta. Safe Compositional Specification of Networking Systems. ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review (CCR), 34(3), July 2004.

bulletAdam Bradley, Azer Bestavros, and Assaf Kfoury. A Typed Model for Encoding-Based Protocol Interoperability. In Proceedings of ICNP'04: The 12th IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols, Berlin, Germany, October 2004.

bulletJ. W. Byers, J. Considine, and M. Mitzenmacher. Geometric generalizations of the power of two choices. In Proc. of the 16th ACM Symposium on Parallel Algorithms and Architectures (SPAA), pages 31-35, Barcelona, June 2004.

bulletJohn W. Byers, Jeffrey Considine, Michael Mitzenmacher, and Stanislav Rost. Informed Content Delivery Across Adaptive Overlay Networks. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 12(5):767-780, October 2004.

bulletJ. Considine, F. Li, G. Kollios, and J. W. Byers. Approximate aggregation techniques for sensor databases. In Proc. of the 20th IEEE Int'l Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE '04), pages 449-460, Boston, April 2004.

bulletGali Diamant, Leonid Veytser, Ibrahim Matta, Azer Bestavros, Mina Guirguis, Liang Guo, Yuting Zhang, and Sean Chen. itmBench: Generalized API for Internet Traffic Managers. In Proceedings of the 10th IEEE Workshop on Computer-Aided Modeling, Analysis and Design of Communication Links and Networks (CAMAD '04), Dallas, TX (in conjunction with Globecom 2004), December 2004.

bulletVijay Erramilli, Ibrahim Matta, and Azer Bestavros. On the Interaction between Data Aggregation and Topology Control in Wireless Sensor Networks. In Proceedings of the First IEEE Communications Society Conference on Sensor and Ad Hoc Communications and Networks (IEEE SECON 2004), Santa Clara, CA, October 2004.

bulletBamba Gueye, Artur Ziviani, Mark Crovella, and Serge Fdida. Constraint-based geolocation of Internet hosts. In Proceedings of the ACM/SIGCOMM Internet Measurement Conference 2004, October 2004.

bulletMina Guirguis, Azer Bestavros, and Ibrahim Matta. Adaptation = Vulnerability: Under RoQ Attacks. In ACM SIGCOMM 2004 (Poster Session), Portland, Oregon, August 2004.

bulletMina Guirguis, Azer Bestavros, and Ibrahim Matta. Bandwidth Stealing via Link-targeted RoQ Attacks. In Proceedings of CCN'04: IASTED International Conference on Communication and Computer Networks, MIT, Cambridge, MA, November 2004.

bulletMina Guirguis, Azer Bestavros, and Ibrahim Matta. Exploiting the Transients of Adaptation for RoQ Attacks on Internet Resources. In Proceedings of ICNP'04: The 12th IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols, Berlin, Germany, October 2004.

bulletMina Guirguis, Azer Bestavros, and Ibrahim Matta. Routing Tradeoffs inside a d-dimensional Torus with applicability to CAN. In Proceedings of the 1st International Computer Engineering Conference New Technologies for the Information Society (ICENCO'04), Cairo, Egypt, December 2004.

bulletMina Guirguis, Azer Bestavros, Ibrahim Matta, Niky Riga, Gali Diamant, and Yuting Zhang. Providing Soft Bandwidth Guarantees Using Elastic TCP-based Tunnels. In Proceedings of ISCC'04: IEEE Symposium on Computer and Communications, Alexandria, Egypt, 2004.

bulletKanishka Gupta, Azer Bestavros, and Ibrahim Matta. Context-aware Real-time Scheduling. In RTAS 2004: IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium (WIP Session), Toronto, Canada, May 2004.

bulletG.-I. Kwon and J. W. Byers. Leveraging single rate schemes in multiple rate multicast congestion control design. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communication (J-SAC)---Special Issue on Design, Implementation and Analysis of Communication Protocols, 22(10):1975-1986, December 2004.

bulletG.-I. Kwon and J. W. Byers. Roma: Reliable overlay multicast with loosely coupled tcp connections. In Proc. of IEEE INFOCOM, Hong Kong, March 2004.

bulletAnukool Lakhina, Mark Crovella, and Christophe Diot. Characterization of network-wide anomalies in traffic flows. In Proceedings of the ACM/SIGCOMM Internet Measurement Conference 2004, October 2004.

bulletAnukool Lakhina, Mark Crovella, and Christophe Diot. Diagnosing network-wide traffic anomalies. In Proceedings of ACM SIGCOMM 2004, August 2004.

bulletAnukool Lakhina, Konstantina Papagiannaki, Mark Crovella, Christophe Diot, Eric D. Kolaczyk, and Nina Taft. Structural analysis of network traffic flows. In Proceedings of ACM SIGMETRICS / Performance 2004, June 2004.

bulletHany Morcos, Ibrahim Matta, and Azer Bestavros. BiPAR: A Bimodal Power-Aware Routing Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks. In Proceedings of the First International Computer Engineering Conference (ICENCO 2004), Cairo, Egypt, December 2004.

bulletHany Morcos, Ibrahim Matta, and Azer Bestavros. M2RC: Multiplicative-increase/additive-decrease Multipath Routing Control for Wireless Sensor Networks. In Proceedings of the Second ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (ACM SenSys '04), Baltimore, Maryland, November 2004. Poster.

bulletNiky Riga, Ibrahim Matta, and Azer Bestavros. DIP: Density Inference Protocol for wireless sensor networks and its application to density-unbiased statistics. In Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Sensor and Actuator Network Protocols and Applications (SANPA '04), Boston, MA (in conjunction with Mobiquitous 2004), August 2004.

bulletAbhishek Sharma, Azer Bestavros, and Ibrahim Matta. Performance Evaluation of Distributed Prefetching for Asynchronous Multicast in P2P Networks. In Proceedings of WCW'04: The 9th International Workshop on Web Caching And Content Distribution, Beijing, China, October 2004.

bulletGeorgios Smaragdakis, Ibrahim Matta, and Azer Bestavros. SEP: A Stable Election Protocol for clustered heterogeneous wireless sensor networks. In Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Sensor and Actuator Network Protocols and Applications (SANPA '04), Boston, MA (in conjunction with Mobiquitous 2004), August 2004.

bulletLiying Tang and Mark Crovella. Geometric exploration of the landmark selection problem. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3015, Proceedings of Passive and Active Measurement Workshop (PAM2004), pages 63-72, April 2004.

bulletSelma Yilmaz and Ibrahim Matta. A Randomized Solution to BGP Divergence. In Proceedings of the 2nd IASTED International Conference on Communication and Computer Networks (CCN'04), Cambridge, Massachusetts, November 2004.

bulletAzer Bestavros and Shudong Jin. OSMOSIS: Scalable Delivery of Real-Time Streaming Media in Ad-Hoc Overlay Networks. In Proceedings of IEEE ICDCS'03 Workshop on Data Distribution in Real-Time Systems, Providence, RI, May 2003.

bulletAdam Bradley, Azer Bestavros, and Assaf Kfoury. Systematic Verification of Safety Properties of Arbitrary Network Protocol Compositions Using CHAIN. In Proceedings of ICNP'03: The 11th IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols, Atlanta, GA, November 2003.

bulletJ. W. Byers, J. Considine, and M. Mitzenmacher. Simple load balancing for distributed hash tables. In Proc. of 2nd Int'l Workshop on Peer-to-Peer Systems (IPTPS), pages 31-35, Berkeley, CA, February 2003.

bulletJ. Considine, J. W. Byers, and K. Mayer-Patel. A constraint satisfaction approach to testbed embedding services. In Proc. of HotNets-II, Cambridge, MA, November 2003.

bulletMark Crovella and Eric Kolaczyk. Graph wavelets for spatial traffic analysis. In Proceedings of IEEE Infocom, April 2003.

bulletM. Fayed, P. Krapivsky, J. Byers, M. Crovella, D. Finkel, and S. Redner. On the emergence of highly variable distributions in the autonomous system topology. ACM Computer Communication Review, 33(2):41-50, April 2003.

bulletRodrigo Fonseca, Virgílio Almeida, and Mark Crovella. Locality in a web of streams. Communications of the ACM, to appear 2003.

bulletRodrigo Fonseca, Virgílio Almeida, Mark Crovella, and Bruno Abrah ao. On the intrinsic locality properties of web reference streams. In Proceedings of IEEE Infocom, April 2003.

bulletMina Guirguis, Azer Bestavros, and Ibrahim Matta. XQM: eXogenous-loss aware Queue Management. In IEEE ICNP 2003 (Poster Session), Atlanta, Georgia, November 2003.

bulletLiang Guo and Ibrahim Matta. Search Space Reduction in QoS Routing. Computer Networks, 41(1), January 2003.

bulletKhaled Harfoush, Azer Bestavros, and John Byers. Measuring Bottleneck Bandwidth of Targeted Path Segments. In Proceedings of Infocom'03: The IEEE International Conference on Computer Communication, San Fransisco, CA, May 2003.

bulletMohamed Hassan, Marwan Krunz, and Ibrahim Matta. Markov-based Channel Characterization for Tractable Performance Analysis in Wireless Packet Networks. IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 2003. To appear.

bulletShudong Jin and Azer Bestavros. Small-world Characteristics of Internet Topologies and Multicast Scaling. In Proceedings of Mascots'2003: The IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems, Orlando, FL, October 2003.

bulletShudong Jin, Azer Bestavros, and Arun Iyengar. Network-Aware Partial Caching For Internet Streaming Media. ACM Multimedia Systems Journal, 2003.

bulletShudong Jin, Liang Guo, Ibrahim Matta, and Azer Bestavros. A Spectrum of TCP-friendly Window-based Congestion Control Algorithms. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 11(3), June 2003.

bulletG.-I. Kwon and J. W. Byers. Smooth multirate multicast congestion control. In Proc. of IEEE INFOCOM, San Francisco, CA, April 2003.

bulletA. Lakhina, J. Byers, M. Crovella, and I. Matta. On the Geographic Location of Internet Resources. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communication (J-SAC)---Special Issue on Internet and WWW Measurement, Mapping, and Modeling , 21(6):934-948, August 2003.

bulletA. Lakhina, J. W. Byers, M. Crovella, and P. Xie. Sampling Biases in IP Topology Measurements. In Proc. of IEEE INFOCOM, San Francisco, CA, April 2003.

bulletJun Liu, Ibrahim Matta, and Mark Crovella. End-to-end Inference of Loss Nature in Hybrid Wired/Wireless Environment. In Proceedings of WiOpt'03: Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc and Wireless Networks, INRIA Sophia-Antipolis, France, March 2003.

bulletKaru Ratnam and Ibrahim Matta. WTCP: An Efficient Mechanism for Improving Wireless Access to TCP Services. International Journal of Communication Systems --- Special Issue on Wireless Access to the Global Internet: Mobile Radio Networks and Satellite Systems, 16:47-62, 2003.

bulletLiying Tang and Mark Crovella. Virtual landmarks for the Internet. In Proceedings of the ACM/SIGCOMM Internet Measurement Conference 2003, October 2003.

bulletDhiman Barman and Ibrahim Matta. Effectiveness of Loss Labeling in Improving TCP Performance in Wired/Wireless Networks. In Proceedings of ICNP'2002: The 10th IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols, Paris, France, November 2002.

bulletAzer Bestavros, John Byers, and Khaled Harfoush. Inference and Labeling of Metric-Induced Network Topologies. In Proceedings of Infocom'02: The IEEE International Conference on Computer Communication, New York, NY, June 2002.

bulletAdam Bradley and Azer Bestavros. Basis Token Consistency: Extending and Evaluating a Novel Web Consistency Algorithm. In Proceedings of WC3: The International Workshop on Caching, Coherence, and Consistency, New York, June 2002.

bulletAdam Bradley and Azer Bestavros. Basis Token Consistency: Supporting Strong Web Cache Consistency. In Proceedings of the 2002 Globecom Global Internet Symposium, Taipei, Taiwan, November 2002.

bulletAdam Bradley, Azer Bestavros, and Assaf Kfoury. Safe Composition of Web Communication Protocols for Extensible Edge Services. In Proceedings of the 7th International Web Caching and Content Delivery Workshop, Boulder, CO, August 2002.

bulletJohn W. Byers, Jeffrey Considine, Michael Mitzenmacher, and Stanislav Rost. Informed Content Delivery Across Adaptive Overlay Networks. In Proceedings of ACM SIGCOMM '02, pages 47-60, Pittsburgh, PA, August 2002.

bulletJ.W. Byers, G. Horn, M. Luby, M. Mitzenmacher, and W. Shaver. FLID-DL: Congestion Control for Layered Multicast. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 20(8):1558-1570, October 2002.

bulletJ.W. Byers, M. Luby, and M. Mitzenmacher. A digital fountain approach to asynchronous reliable multicast. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 20(8):1528-1540, October 2002.

bulletLiang Guo and Ibrahim Matta. Differentiated Control of Web Traffic: A Numerical Analysis. In Proceedings of SPIE ITCOM'2002: Scalability and Traffic Control in IP Networks, Boston, MA, August 2002.

bulletLiang Guo and Ibrahim Matta. Scheduling Flows with Unknown Sizes: An Approximate Analysis. In Proceedings of ACM SIGMETRICS '2002, Marina Del Rey, CA, June 2002. Poster.

bulletKhaled Harfoush, Azer Bestavros, and John Byers. PeriScope: An Active Measurement API. In Proceedings of PAM'2002: The IEEE Passive and Active Measurement Workshop, March 2002.

bulletShudong Jin and Azer Bestavros. Cache and Relay Streaming Media Delivery for Asynchronous Clients. In Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Networked Group Communication, Boston, MA, October 2002.

bulletShudong Jin and Azer Bestavros. Scalability of Multicast Delivery for Non-sequential Streaming Access. In Proceedings of Sigmetrics'2002: The ACM International Conference on Measurement and Modeling of Computer Systems, 2002.

bulletShudong Jin, Azer Bestavros, and Arun Iyengar. Accelerating Internet Streaming Media Delivery using Network-Aware Partial Caching. In Proceedings of ICDCS'2002: The IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems, 2002.

bulletMarwan Krunz and Ibrahim Matta. Analytical Investigation of the Bias Effect in Variance-Type Estimators for Inference of Long-Range Dependence. Computer Networks -- Special Issue on Advances in Modeling and Engineering of Long-Range Dependent Traffic, 40(3):445-458, October 2002.

bulletMarwan Krunz and Ibrahim Matta. Guest Editorial. IEEE Communications Magazine--Feature Topic on Internet Quality of Service Routing, 40(6), June 2002.

bulletAnukool Lakhina, John Byers, Mark Crovella, and Ibrahim Matta. On the Geographic Location of Internet Resources. In Proceedings of the Internet Measurement Workshop, Marseille, France, November 2002. Short Abstract.

bulletStanislav Rost, John Byers, and Azer Bestavros. The Cyclone Server Architecture: Streamlining Delivery of Popular Content. International Journal on Computer Communications, 25(4), 2002.

bulletManish Sharma and John W. Byers. How Well Does File Size Predict Wide-Area Transfer Time?. In Proceedings of the 2002 Globecom Global Internet Symposium, Taipei, Taiwan, October 2002.

bulletVassilis Tsaoussidis and Ibrahim Matta. Guest Editorial. Journal of Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing -- Special Issue on Reliable Transport Protocols for Mobile Computing, 2(1), February 2002.

bulletVassilis Tsaoussidis and Ibrahim Matta. Open Issues on TCP for Mobile Computing. Journal of Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing -- Special Issue on Reliable Transport Protocols for Mobile Computing, 2(1), February 2002.

bulletEveline Veloso, Virgilio Almeida, Wagner Meira, Azer Bestavros, and Shudong Jin. A Hierarchical Characterization of a Live Streaming Media Workload. In Proceedings of the ACM/Usenix Internet Measurment Workshop (IMW'02), Marseille, France, November 2002.

bulletSelma Yilmaz and Ibrahim Matta. On the Scalability-Performance Tradeoffs in MPLS and IP Routing. In Proceedings of SPIE ITCOM'2002: Scalability and Traffic Control in IP Networks, Boston, MA, August 2002.

bulletPaul Barford and Mark E. Crovella. Critical path analysis of TCP connections. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 9(3):238-238, June 2001.

bulletPaul Barford, Azer Bestavros, John Byers, and Mark Crovella. On the marginal utility of network topology measurements. In Proceedings of the 2001 Sigcomm Internet Measurement Workshop, October 2001.

bulletAzer Bestavros and Sumit Mehrotra. DNS-based Internet Client Clustering and Characterization. In Proceedings of WWC'01: The 4th IEEE Workshop on Workload Characterization, Austin, TX, December 2001.

bulletJohn Byers. Flexible Transport Services for Emerging Opportunities in Internet Content Delivery. In Proceedings of SPIE ITCom 2001, Conference on Scalability and Traffic Control in IP Networks, August 2001.

bulletJohn Byers and Gu-In Kwon. STAIR: Practical AIMD Multirate Multicast Congestion Control. In Third Int'l Workshop on Networked Group Communication (NGC 2001), November 2001.

bulletJ. W. Byers, M. Luby, and M. Mitzenmacher. Fine-grained layered multicast. In Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM '01, Anchorage, AK, April 2001.

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.

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.

bulletShudong Jin and Azer Bestavros. GISMO: Generator of Streaming Media Objects and Workloads. Performance Evaluation Review, 29(3), 2001.

bulletShudong Jin and Azer Bestavros. GreedyDual* Web Caching Algorithm: Exploiting the Two Sources of Temporal Locality in Web Request Streams. International Journal on Computer Communications, 24(2):174-183, February 2001.

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.

bulletJun Liu and Mark E. Crovella. Using loss pairs to discover network properties. In Proceedings of the ACM SIGCOMM Internet Measurement Workshop 2001, Nov 2001.

bulletAlberto Medina, Anukool Lakhina, Ibrahim Matta, and John Byers. BRITE: An Approach to Universal Topology Generation. In Proceedings of MASCOTS '01: The International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems, Cincinnati, Ohio, August 2001.

bulletKarunaharan Ratnam, Ibrahim Matta, and Sampath Rangarajan. A Fully Distributed Location Management Scheme for Large PCS Networks. Journal of Interconnection Networks - Special Issue on Performance Analyis and Evaluation of Wireless and Mobile Networks, 2(1):85-102, March 2001.

bulletStanislav Rost, John Byers, and Azer Bestavros. The Cyclone Server Architecture: Streamlining Delivery of Popular Content. In Proceedings of the 6th International Web Caching and Content Delivery Workshop, Boston, MA, June 2001.

bulletSelma Yilmaz and Ibrahim Matta. On Class-Based Isolation of UDP, Short-Lived and Long-Lived TCP Flows . In Proceedings of MASCOTS '01: The International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems, Cincinnati, Ohio, August 2001.

bulletLuis Aversa and Azer Bestavros. Load Balancing a Cluster of Web Servers Using Distributed Packet Rewriting. In Proceedings of IPCCC'2000: The IEEE International Performance, Computing, and Communication Conference, Phoenix, AZ, February 2000.

bulletPaul Barford and Mark E. Crovella. Critical path analysis of TCP connections. In Proceedings of the 2000 ACM SIGCOMM Conference, pages 127-138, 2000.

bulletJ. Byers and G. Nasser. Utility-based decision-making in wireless sensor networks (extended abstract). In Proceedings of IEEE MobiHOC 2000, Boston, MA, August 2000.

bulletJohn Byers, Michael Frumin, Gavin Horn, Michael Luby, Michael Mitzenmacher, Alex Roetter, and William Shaver. FLID-DL: Congestion Control for Layered Multicast. In Second Int'l Workshop on Networked Group Communication (NGC 2000), November 2000.

bulletMark E. Crovella. Performance evaluation with heavy tailed distributions. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1786, pages 1-9, March 2000.

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.

bulletShudong Jin and Azer Bestavros. GreedyDual* Web Caching Algorithm: Exploiting the Two Sources of Temporal Locality in Web Request Streams. In Proceedings of the 5th International Web Caching and Content Delivery Workshop, Lisbon, Portugal, May 2000.

bulletShudong Jin and Azer Bestavros. Popularity-Aware GreedyDual-Size Web Proxy Caching Algorithms. In Proceedings of ICDCS'2000: The IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems, Taiwan, May 2000.

bulletShudong Jin and Azer Bestavros. Sources and Characteristics of Web Temporal Locality. In Proceedings of Mascots'2000: The IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems, San Fransisco, CA, August 2000.

bulletShudong Jin and Azer Bestavros. Temporal Locality in Web Request Streams: Sources, Characteristics, and Caching Implications (Extended Abstract). In Proceedings of Sigmetrics'2000: The ACM International Conference on Measurement and Modeling of Computer Systems, Santa Clara, CA, June 2000.

bulletIbrahim Matta and Azer Bestavros. QoS Controllers for the Internet. In Proceedings of the NSF Workshop on Information Technology, Cairo, Egypt, March 2000.

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.

bulletIbrahim Matta and Liang Guo. QDMR: An Efficient QoS Dependent Multicast Routing Algorithm. Journal of Communications and Networks - Special Issue on QoS in IP Networks, 2(2):168-176, June 2000.

bulletAlberto Medina, Ibrahim Matta, and John Byers. On the Origin of Power Laws in Internet Topologies. ACM Computer Communication Review, 30(2), April 2000.

bulletKaru Ratnam, Ibrahim Matta, and Sampath Rangarajan. A Fully Distributed Location Management Scheme for Large PCS. In Proceedings of ISCC '2000: The Fifth IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications, Antibes-Juan les Pins, France, July 2000.

bulletJaehee Yoon, Azer Bestavros, and Ibrahim Matta. Adaptive Reliable Multicast. In Proceedings of ICC'2000: The IEEE International Conference on Communications, New Orleans, June 2000.

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.

bulletAlia Atlas and Azer Bestavros. Design and Implementation of Statistical Rate Monotonic Scheduling in KURT Linux. In Proceedings of RTSS'99: The 19th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium, Phoenix, AZ, December 1999.

bulletAlia Atlas and Azer Bestavros. Multiplexing VBR Traffic Flows with Guaranteed Application-level QoS Using Statistical Rate Monotonic Scheduling. In Proceedings of IC3N'99: The 8th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks, Boston, MA, October 1999.

bulletPaul Barford and Mark E. Crovella. Measuring Web performance in the wide area. Performance Evaluation Review, Special Issue on Network Traffic Measurement and Workload Characterization, August 1999.

bulletPaul Barford and Mark E. Crovella. A performance evaluation of hyper text transfer protocols. In Proceedings of ACM SIGMETRICS '99, pages 188-197, May 1999.

bulletPaul Barford, Azer Bestavros, Adam Bradley, and Mark Crovella. Changes in Web Client Access Patterns: Characteristics and Caching Implications. World Wide Web Journal, Special Issue on Characterization and Performance Evaluation, 2(1999):15-28, August 1999. Baltzer Science Publishers.

bulletP. Basu, A. Narayanan, W. Ke, T.D.C. Little, and A. Bestavros. Optimal Scheduling of Secondary Content for Aggregation in Video-on-Demand Systems. In Proceedings of IC3N'99: The 8th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks, Boston, MA, October 1999.

bulletAzer Bestavros and Gitae Kim. Preserving Bandwidth Using A Lazy Packet Discard Policy in ATM Networks. In Proceedings of SPIE'99 Performance and Control of Network Systems III, Boston, MA, September 1999.

bulletJ. W. Byers, M. Luby, and M. Mitzenmacher. Accessing multiple mirror sites in parallel: Using tornado codes to speed up downloads. In Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM '99, pages 275-83, New York, NY, March 1999.

bulletRobert L. Carter and Mark E. Crovella. On the network impact of dynamic server selection. Computer Networks, 31((23-24)):2529-2558, 1999.

bulletMark E. Crovella. Performance characteristics of the World Wide Web. In Günter Haring, Martin Reiser, and Christophe Lindemann, editors, Whitebook on Performance Evaluation. Springer-Verlag, 1999.

bulletMark E. Crovella and Lester Lipsky. Simulations with heavy-tailed workloads. In Kihong Park and Walter Willinger, editors, Self-Similar Network Traffic and Performance Evaluation. Wiley / Wiley Interscience, New York, 1999.

bulletMark E. Crovella and Murad S. Taqqu. Estimating the heavy tail index from scaling properties. Methodology and Computing in Applied Probability, 1(1):55-79, July 1999.

bulletMark E. Crovella, Robert Frangioso, and Mor Harchol-Balter. Connection scheduling in Web servers. In 1999 USENIX Symposium on Internet Technologies and Systems (USITS '99), 1999.

bulletLiang Guo and Ibrahim Matta. QDMR: An Efficient QoS Dependent Multicast Routing Algorithm. In Proceedings of RTAS '99: The Fifth IEEE Real-Time Technology and Applications Symposium, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, June 1999.

bulletLiang Guo and Ibrahim Matta. Search Space Reduction in QoS Routing. In Proceedings of ICDCS '99: The 19th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems, Austin, Texas, June 1999.

bulletMor Harchol-Balter, Mark E. Crovella, and Cristina D. Murta. On choosing a task assignment policy for a distributed server system. Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, Special Issue on Software Support for Distributed Computing, September 1999.

bulletIbrahim Matta. On Network Resource Management for End-to-End QoS. In Workshop on Wide Area Networks and High Performance Computing, volume 249 of Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, pages 199-218, Essen, Germany, 1999. Springer Verlag.

bulletIbrahim Matta and Liang Guo. On Routing Real-Time Multicast Connections. In Proceedings of ISCC '99: The Fourth IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications, Red Sea, Egypt, June 1999.

bulletIbrahim Matta, Azer Bestavros, and Marwan 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):165-181, March/April 1999.

bulletKihong Park, Gi Tae Kim, and Mark E. Crovella. The protocol stack and its modulation effect on self-similar traffic. In Kihong Park and Walter Willinger, editors, Self-Similar Network Traffic and Performance Evaluation. Wiley / Wiley Interscience, New York, 1999.

bulletKaru Ratnam, Ibrahim Matta, and Sampath Rangarajan. Analysis of Caching-based Location Management in Personal Communication Networks. In Proceedings of ICNP '99: The 7th International Conference on Network Protocols, Toronto, Canada, November 1999.

bulletAlia Atlas and Azer Bestavros. Statistical Rate Monotonic Scheduling. In Proceedings of RTSS'98: The 18th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium, Madrid, Spain, December 1998.

bulletPaul Barford and Mark E. Crovella. Generating representative Web workloads for network and server performance evaluation. In Proceedings of Performance '98/SIGMETRICS '98, pages 151-160, July 1998.

bulletY. Bartal, J. Byers, M. Luby, and D. Raz. Feedback-free multicast prefix protocols. In Proc. of the IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications, June 1998.

bulletAzer Bestavros. Engineering Real-Time Robotics Software Systems Using Cleopatra. Integrated Computer-Aided Engineering, 5(4):349-367, October 1998. IOS Press.

bulletAzer Bestavros and Ibrahim Matta. 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.

bulletAzer Bestavros, Mark Crovella, Jun Liu, and David Martin. Packet Rewriting and its Application to Scalable Web Server Architectures. In Proceedings of ICNP'98: The 6th IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols, Austin, TX, October 1998.

bulletJ. W. Byers, M. Luby, M. Mitzenmacher, and A. Rege. A digital fountain approach to reliable distribution of bulk data. In Proceedings of ACM SIGCOMM '98, pages 56-67, Vancouver, September 1998.

bulletMark E. Crovella and Paul Barford. The network effects of prefetching. In Proceedings of Infocom '98, pages 1232-1240, April 1998.

bulletMark E. Crovella, Mor Harchol-Balter, and Cristina Duarte Murta. Task assignment in a distributed system: Improving performance by unbalancing load. In Proceedings of SIGMETRICS '98 (poster paper), July 1998.

bulletMark E. Crovella, Murad S. Taqqu, and Azer Bestavros. Heavy-tailed probability distributions in the World Wide Web. In Robert J. Adler, Raisa E. Feldman, and Murad S. Taqqu, editors, A Practical Guide To Heavy Tails, chapter 1, pages 3-26. Chapman & Hall, New York, 1998.

bulletSubrata Das, Azer Bestavros, Alper Caglayan, and Paul Gonsalves. Increasing agent autonomy by learning from events. In Proceedings of the Second International Conference on The Practical Applications of Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, pages 241-260, London, UK, March 1998.

bulletMohamed Eltoweissy and Ibrahim Matta. Computer Supported Generative Learning. In Proceedings of ICTE '98: The International Conference on Technology and Education, Santa Fe, New Mexico, March 1998.

bulletLiang Guo and Ibrahim Matta. On State Aggregation for Scalable QoS Routing. In Proceedings of the IEEE ATM '98 Workshop, Fairfax, VA, May 1998.

bulletMor Harchol-Balter, Mark E. Crovella, and Cristina D. Murta. On choosing a task assignment policy for a distributed server system. Proceedings of Performance Tools '98. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 1469:231-242, 1998.

bulletMarwan Krunz, Wei Zhao, and Ibrahim Matta. Scheduling and Bandwidth Allocation for the Distribution of Archived Video in VOD Systems. Journal of Telecommunication Systems - Special Issue on Multimedia, 9(3-4):335-355, September 1998.

bulletIbrahim Matta and Azer Bestavros. A Load Profiling Approach to Routing Guaranteed Bandwidth Flows. In Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM '98: The Conference on Computer Communications, March 1998.

bulletIbrahim Matta and Mohamed Eltoweissy. A Scalable QoS Routing Architecture for Real-Time CSCW Applications. In Proceedings of RTAS'98: The Fourth IEEE Real-Time Technology and Applications Symposium, Denver, Colorado, June 1998.

bulletIbrahim Matta and Liang Guo. Z-iteration: Rapid Evaluation of System Performance. Northeastern University TECH EXPO, 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.

bulletIbrahim Matta, MMohamed Eltoweissy, and Karl Lieberherr. From CSCW Applications to Multicast Routing: An Integrated QoS Architecture. In Proceedings of ICC'98: The IEEE International Conference on Communications, Atlanta, Georgia, June 1998.

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, April 1998.

bulletKaru Ratnam and Ibrahim Matta. WTCP: An Efficient Mechanism for Improving TCP Performance over Wireless Links. In Proceedings of ISCC '98: The Third IEEE Symposium on Computer and Communications, Athens, Greece, June 1998.

bulletM. Adler, Y. Bartal, J. Byers, M. Luby, and D. Raz. A modular analysis of network transport protocols. In Proc. of the 5th Israeli Symposium on Theory of Computing and Systems, June 1997.

bulletY. Bartal, J. Byers, and D. Raz. Global optimization using local information with applications to flow control. In Proceedings of the 38th IEEE Symposium on Mathematical Foundations of Computer Science (FOCS), pages 303-312, Miami Beach, FL, October 1997.

bulletAzer Bestavros. Load Profiling: A Methodology for Scheduling Real-Time Tasks in a Distributed System. In Proceedings of ICDCS'97: The IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems, Baltimore, Maryland, May 1997.

bulletAzer Bestavros. Load Profiling in Distributed Real-Time Systems. Journal of Information Sciences, 101(1/2):1-27, June 1997. North-Holland.

bulletAzer Bestavros. Speculative Service in Large-scale Distributed Information Systems. International Journal on Computer Applications, 4(1):1-9, April 1997. ISCA Press.

bulletAzer Bestavros. World Wide Web Traffic Reduction and Load Balancing Through Server-Based Caching. IEEE Concurreny: Special Issue on Parallel and Distributed Technology, 5(1):56-67, Jan-Mar 1997. IEEE Press.

bulletAzer Bestavros and Gitae Kim. Exploiting Redundancy For Timeliness in TCP Boston. In Proceedings of RTAS'97: The IEEE Real-time Technology and Applications Symposium, Montreal, Canada, June 1997.

bulletAzer Bestavros and Gitae Kim. Implementation and Performance Evaluation of TCP Boston. In Proceedings of ICC'97: The IEEE International Conference on Communications, Montreal, Canada, June 1997.

bulletAzer Bestavros and Gitae Kim. TCP Boston: A Fragmentation-tolerant TCP Protocol for ATM Networks. In Proceedings of Infocom'97: The IEEE International Conference on Computer Communication, Kobe, Japan, April 1997.

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.

bulletRobert L. Carter and Mark E. Crovella. Server selection using dynamic path characterization in wide area networks. In Proceedings of Infocom '97, the Sixteenth Annual Joint Conference of the IEEE Computer and Communication Societies, April 1997.

bulletMark E. Crovella and Azer Bestavros. Self-similarity in World Wide Web traffic: Evidence and possible causes. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 5(6):835-846, December 1997.

bulletMark E. Crovella and Lester Lipsky. Long-lasting transient conditions in simulations with heavy-tailed workloads. In Proceedings of the 1997 Winter Simulation Conference, pages 1005-1012, 1997.

bulletMohamed Eltoweissy and Ibrahim Matta. A Framework for Computer Supported Generative Learning. In Proceedings of ESCCC '97: The 13th Eastern Small College Computing Conference, pages 197-206, Stockton, NJ, October 1997.

bulletPierre Fiorini, Lester Lipsky, and Mark Crovella. Consequences of ignoring self-similar data traffic in communications modeling. In Proceedings of Tenth International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems (PDCS-97), pages 322-327, October 1997.

bulletIbrahim Matta and Marwan Krunz. Packing and Least-Loaded Based Routing in Multi-Rate Loss Networks. In Proceedings of ICC '97: The IEEE International Conference on Communications, pages 827-831, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June 1997.

bulletKihong Park, Gitae Kim, and Mark E. Crovella. On the effect of traffic self-similarity on network performance. In Proceedings of SPIE International Conference on Performance and Control of Network Systems, November 1997.

bulletVirgilio Almeida, Azer Bestavros, Mark Crovella, and Adriana de Oliveira. Characterizing Reference Locality in the Web. In Proceedings of PDIS'96: The IEEE Conference on Parallel and Distributed Information Systems, pages 92-107, Miami Beach, Florida, December 1996.

bulletSanjoy Baruah and Azer Bestavros. Timely and Fault-Tolerant Data Access from Broadcast Disks: A Pinwheel-Based Approach. In Proceedings of DART'96: ACM CIKM Workshop on Databases: Active & Real-Time, Rockville, Maryland, November 1996.

bulletAzer Bestavros. AIDA-based real-time fault-tolerant broadcast disks. In Proceedings of RTAS'96: The 1996 IEEE Real-Time Technology and Applications Symposium, Boston, Massachusetts, May 1996.

bulletAzer Bestavros. Middleware Support for Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery in Large-scale Distributed Information Systems. In SIGMOD'96 Data Mining Workshop, Montreal, Canada, June 1996.

bulletAzer Bestavros. Speculative Data Dissemination and Service to Reduce Server Load, Network Traffic and Service Time for Distributed Information Systems. In Proceedings of ICDE'96: The 1996 International Conference on Data Engineering, pages 180-189, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 1996.

bulletAzer Bestavros and Carlos Cunha. Server-initiated Document Dissemination for the WWW. IEEE Data Engineering Bulletin, 19:3-11, September 1996.

bulletAzer Bestavros and Sue Nagy. An Admission Control Paradigm for Value-cognizant Real-Time Databases. In Proceedings of AAAI'96: The Fall Symposium on Flexible Computation in Intelligent Systems, MIT, Cambridge, MA, November 1996.

bulletRobert L. Carter and Mark E. Crovella. Measuring bottleneck link speed in packet switched networks. Performance Evaluation, 27&28:297-318, 1996.

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.

bulletMark E. Crovella and Azer Bestavros. Self-similarity in World Wide Web traffic: Evidence and possible causes. In Proceedings of the 1996 ACM SIGMETRICS International Conference on Measurement and Modeling of Computer Systems, pages 160-169, May 1996.

bulletIbrahim Matta and Daniel Ryan. Optimal Transmission of Data Over Multi-Hop Networks. In Proceedings of ICCCN '96: The 5th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks, Rockville, MD, October 1996. Poster.

bulletIbrahim Matta and A. Udaya Shankar. Dynamic Routing of Real-Time Virtual Circuits. In Proceedings of ICNP '96: The IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols, Columbus, Ohio, October 1996.

bulletKihong Park, Gi Tae Kim, and Mark E. Crovella. On the relationship between file sizes, transport protocols, and self-similar network traffic. In Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP'96), pages 171-180, October 1996.

bulletCengiz Alaettinoglu, Ibrahim Matta, and A. Udaya Shankar. A Scalable Virtual Circuit Routing Scheme for ATM Networks. In Proceedings of ICCCN '95: The International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks, pages 630-637, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 1995.

bulletAzer Bestavros. Demand-based data-dissemination in Distributed Multimedia Systems. In Proceedings of the ACM/IASTED/ISMM International Conference on Distributed Multimedia Systems and Applications, Stanford, CA, August 1995.

bulletAzer Bestavros. Demand-based document dissemination to reduce traffic and balance load in distributed information systems. In Proceedings of SPDP'95: The 7th IEEE Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing, pages 338-345, San Anotonio, Texas, October 1995.

bulletAzer Bestavros. Using Speculation to Reduce Server Load and Service Time on the World Wide Web. In Proceedings of CIKM'95: The 4th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Baltimore, Maryland, November 1995.

bulletAzer Bestavros, Robert Carter, Mark Crovella, Carlos Cunha, Abdelsalam Heddaya, and Sulaiman Mirdad. Application Level Document Caching in the Internet. In IEEE SDNE'96: The Second International Workshop on Services in Distributed and Networked Environments, Whistler, British Columbia, June 1995.

bulletMark E. Crovella and Robert L. Carter. Dynamic server selection in the Internet. In Proceedings of the Third IEEE Workshop on the Architecture and Implementation of High Performance Communication Subsystems (HPCS'95), August 1995.

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.

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):1411-1425, October 1995.

bulletA. Udaya Shankar, Cengiz Alaettinoglu, Klaudia Dussa-Zieger, and Ibrahim Matta. Transient and Steady-State Performance of Routing Protocols: Distance-Vector versus Link-State. Journal of Internetworking: Research and Experience, 6:59-87, 1995.

bulletAzer Bestavros. AIDA: A Bandwidth Allocation Strategy for Distributed Time-Critical Systems. In Proceedings of the First IEEE IPPS Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Real-Time Systems, Newport Beach, CA, April 1993.

bulletAzer Bestavros. AIDA-based Communication for Distributed Real-Time Applications. In Proceedings of the Second IEEE Network Management and Control Workshop, Tarrytown, NY, September 1993.

bulletAzer Bestavros and Dimitrios Spartiotis. Probabilistic Job Scheduling for Distributed Real-time Applications. In Proceedings of the First IEEE Workshop on Real-Time Applications, pages 97-102, New York, NY, May 1993.

bulletAzer Bestavros. SETH: A VLSI chip for the real-time information dispersal and retrieval for security and fault-tolerance. In Proceedings of ICPP'90, The 1990 International Conference on Parallel Processing, pages 457-464, Chicago, Illinois, August 1990.

bulletIoannis Stavrakakis, Ibrahim Matta, and Michael Smirnov (editors). Report on the First COST (EU)-NSF (USA) Workshop on Exchanges and Trends in Networking. July 2004.

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Technical Reports

bulletChristine Bassem and Azer Bestavros. CSR: Constrained Selfish Routing in Ad-hoc Networks. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2009-018, CS Department, Boston University, May 28 2009.

bulletGowtham Boddapati, John Day, Ibrahim Matta, and Lou Chitkushev. Assessing the Security of a Clean-Slate Internet Architecture. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2009-021, CS Department, Boston University, June 22 2009.

bulletSam Epstein, Karim Mattar, and Ibrahim Matta. Principles of Safe Policy Routing Dynamics. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2009-013, CS Department, Boston University, April 17 2009.

bulletFlavio Esposito and Ibrahim Matta. PreDA: Predicate Routing for DTN Architectures over MANET. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2009-012, CS Department, Boston University, April 3 2009.

bulletFlavio Esposito, Ibrahim Matta, Pietro Michiardi, Michiardi Mitsutake, and Daminano Carra. Seed Scheduling for Peer-to-Peer Networks. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2009-011, CS Department, Boston University, April 3 2009.

bulletGonca Gursun, Ibrahim Matta, and Karim Mattar. On the Performance and Robustness of Managing Reliable Transport Connections. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2009-014, CS Department, Boston University, April 17 2009.

bulletVatche Ishakian, Joseph Akinwumi, and Ibrahim Matta. On the Cost of Supporting Multihoming and Mobility. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2009-020, CS Department, Boston University, June 19 2009.

bulletJorge Londono, Azer Bestavros, and Nikolaos Laoutaris. Trade and Cap: A Customer-Managed, Market-Based System for Trading Bandwidth Allowances at a Shared Link. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2009-025, CS Department, Boston University, July 29 2009.

bulletJorge Londono, Azer Bestavros, and Shang-Hua Teng. Collocation Games And Their Application to Distributed Resource Management. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2009-002, CS Department, Boston University, February 7 2009.

bulletKarim Mattar, Sam Epstein, and Ibrahim Matta. Foundational Theory for Understanding Policy Routing Dynamics. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2009-001, CS Department, Boston University, January 30 2009.

bulletHany Morcos, Azer Bestavros, and Ibrahim Matta. Preferential Field Coverage Through Detour-Based Mobility Coordination. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2009-010, CS Department, Boston University, March 30 2009.

bulletRaymond Sweha, Azer Bestavros, and John Byers. Angels -- In-Network Support for Minimum Distribution Time in P2P Overlays. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2009-003, CS Department, Boston University, February 10 2009.

bulletGabriele Aggradi, Flavio Esposito, and Ibrahim Matta. Supporting Predicate Routing in DTN over MANET. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2008-013, CS Department, Boston University, July 10 2008.

bulletJohn Day, Ibrahim Matta, and Karim Mattar. ``Networking is IPC": A Guiding Principle to a Better Internet. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2008-019, CS Department, Boston University, August 15 2008.

bulletFernando Duarte, Bernardo Mattos, Jussara Almeida, Virgilio Almeida, Mariela Curiel, and Azer Bestavros. Hierarchical Characterization and Generation of Blogosphere Workloads. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2008-028, CS Department, Boston University, October 17 2008.

bulletSam Epstein, Ibrahim Matta, and Karim Mattar. An Online Distributed Algorithm for Inferring Policy Routing Configurations. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2008-017, CS Department, Boston University, August 12 2008.

bulletJorge Londono and Azer Bestavros. A Two-Tiered On-Line Server-Side Bandwidth Reservation Framework for the Real-Time Delivery of Multiple Video Streams. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2008-012, CS Department, Boston University, July 1 2008.

bulletKarim Mattar, Ibrahim Matta, John Day, Vatche Ishakian, and Gonca Gursun. Declarative Transport: No more transport protocols to design, only policies to specify. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2008-014, CS Department, Boston University, July 12 2008.

bulletHany Morcos, George Atia, Azer Bestavros, and Ibrahim Matta. An Information Theoretic Framework for Field Monitoring Using Autonomously Mobile Sensors. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2008-003, CS Department, Boston University, February 10 2008.

bulletHany Morcos, Azer Bestavros, and Ibrahim Matta. Detour-Based Mobility Coordination in DTNs. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2008-004, CS Department, Boston University, February 10 2008.

bulletMichael Ocean, Assaf Kfoury, and Azer Bestavros. A Type System For Safe SN Resource Allocation. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2008-011, CS Department, Boston University, June 14 2008.

bulletGeorgios Smaragdakis, Vassilis Lekakis, Nikolaos Laoutaris, Azer Bestavros, John Byers, and Mema Roussopoulos. The EGOIST Overlay Routing System. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2008-016, CS Department, Boston University, July 22 2008.

bulletHany Morcos, Azer Bestavros, and Ibrahim Matta. Amorphous Placement and Informed Diffusion for Efficient Field Monitoring by Autonomusly Mobile Sensors. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2007-008, CS Department, Boston University, June 6 2007.

bulletNiky Riga, Ibrahim Matta, and Azer Bestavros. A Geometric Approach to Slot Alignment in Wireless Sensor Networks. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2007-002, CS Department, Boston University, March 26 2007.

bulletNiky Riga, Ibrahim Matta, Alberto Medina, and Jason Redi. An Energy-conscious Transport Protocol for Multi-hop Wireless Networks. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2007-014, CS Department, Boston University, October 17 2007.

bulletGeorgios Smaragdakis, Nikolaos Laoutaris, Azer Bestavros, John Byers, and Mema Roussopoulos. EGOIST: Overlay Routing using Selfish Neighbor Selection. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2007-013, CS Department, Boston University, October 9 2007.

bulletGeorgios Smaragdakis, Nikolaos Laoutaris, Azer Bestavros, John Byers, and Mema Roussopoulos. Improving the Performance of Overlay Routing and P2P File Sharing using Selfish Neighbor Selection. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2007-006, CS Department, Boston University, May 15 2007.

bulletGeorgios Smaragdakis, Nikolaos Laoutaris, Pietro Michiardi, Azer Bestavros, John Byers, and Mema Roussopoulos. Swarming on optimized graphs for n-way broadcast. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2007-009, CS Department, Boston University, July 5 2007.

bulletFernando Duarte, Bernardo Mattos, Azer Bestavros, Virgilio Almeida, and Jussara Almeida. Traffic Characteristics and Communication Patterns in Blogosphere. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2006-033, CS Department, Boston University, December 15 2006.

bulletMina Guirguis, Azer Bestavros, and Ibrahim Matta. On the Impact of Low-Rate Attacks. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2006-002, CS Department, Boston University, February 6 2006.

bulletNikolaos Laoutaris, Georgios Smaragdakis, Azer Bestavros, and John Byers. Implications of Selfish Neighbor Selection in Overlay Networks. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2006-019, CS Department, Boston University, July 14 2006.

bulletNikolaos Laoutaris, Georgios Smaragdakis, Azer Bestavros, Ibrahim Matta, and Ioannis Stavrakakis. Distributed Selfish Caching. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2006-003, CS Department, Boston University, February 7 2006.

bulletNikolaos Laoutaris, Georgios Smaragdakis, Konstantinos Oikonomou, Ioannis Stavrakakis, and Azer Bestavros. Distributed Placement of Service Facilities in Large-Scale Networks. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2006-018, CS Department, Boston University, July 14 2006.

bulletNikolaos Laoutaris, Georgos Zervas, Azer Bestavros, and George Kollios. The Cache Inference Problem and its Application to Content and Request Routing. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2006-017, CS Department, Boston University, July 14 2006.

bulletJorge Londono and Azer Bestavros. netEmbed: A Network Resource Mapping Service for Distributed Applications. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2006-032, CS Department, Boston University, December 15 2006.

bulletKarim Mattar, Ashwin Sridharan, Hui Zang, Ibrahim Matta, and Azer Bestavros. On the Interaction between TCP and the Wireless Channel in CDMA2000 Networks. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2006-009, CS Department, Boston University, June 6 2006.

bulletKarim Mattar, Ashwin Sridharan, Hui Zang, Ibrahim Matta, and Azer Bestavros. TCP over CDMA2000 Networks: A Cross-Layer Measurement Study. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2006-030, CS Department, Boston University, October 25 2006.

bulletHany Morcos, Azer Bestavros, and Ibrahim Matta. Amorphous Placement and Retrieval of Sensory Data in Sparse Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2006-005, CS Department, Boston University, April 4 2006.

bulletHany Morcos, Azer Bestavros, and Ibrahim Matta. Real-Time Spatio-Temporal Query Processing in Mobile Ad-Hoc Sensor Networks. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2006-028, CS Department, Boston University, October 15 2006.

bulletMichael Ocean, Assaf Kfoury, and Azer Bestavros. Integrating Sensor-Network Research and Development into a Software Engineering Curriculum. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2006-016, CS Department, Boston University, July 14 2006.

bulletNiky Riga, Ibrahim Matta, Alberto Medina, Jason Redi, and Craig Partridge. JTP: An Energy-conscious Transport Protocol for Wireless Ad Hoc Networks. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2006-025, CS Department, Boston University, September 18 2006.

bulletSelma Yilmaz and Ibrahim Matta. An Adaptive Management Approach to Resolving Policy Conflicts. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2006-008, CS Department, Boston University, May 25 2006.

bulletAzer Bestavros, Adam Bradley, Assaf Kfoury, and Ibrahim Matta. Typed Abstraction of Complex Network Compositions. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2005-014, CS Department, Boston University, May 1 2005.

bulletYarom Gabay, Assaf Kfoury, Likai Liu, Azer Bestavros, Adam Bradley, and Ibrahim Matta. Type Systems for a Network Specification Language With Multiple-Choice Let. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2005-034, CS Department, Boston University, December 28 2005.

bulletNikolaos Laoutaris, Georgios Smaragdakis, Azer Bestavros, and Ioannis Stavrakakis. Mistreatment in Distributed Caching Groups: Causes and Implications. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2005-026, CS Department, Boston University, July 7 2005.

bulletLikai Liu, Assaf Kfoury, Azer Bestavros, Adam Bradley, Yarom Gabay, and Ibrahim Matta. Safe Compositional Specification of Networking Systems: TRAFFIC The Language and Its Type Checking. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2005-015, CS Department, Boston University, May 12 2005.

bulletLikai Liu, Assaf Kfoury, Azer Bestavros, Yarom Gabay, Adam Bradley, and Ibrahim Matta. Safe Compositional Specification of Networking Systems: A Compositional Analysis Approach. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2005-033, CS Department, Boston University, December 28 2005.

bulletSelma Yilmaz and Ibrahim Matta. An Adaptive Policy Management Approach to BGP Convergence. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2005-028, CS Department, Boston University, Jul 6 2005.

bulletBoulat Bash, John Byers, and Jeffrey Considine. Approximately uniform random sampling in sensor networks. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2004-031, Boston University Department of Computer Science, July 2004.

bulletAzer Bestavros, Adam Bradley, Assaf Kfoury, and Ibrahim Matta. Safe Compositional Specification of Networking Systems. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2004-021, CS Department, Boston University, May 14 2004.

bulletAdam Bradley, Assaf Kfoury, and Azer Bestavros. StaXML: Static Typing of XML Document Fragments for Imperative Web Scripting Languages. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2004-007, CS Department, Boston University, February 13 2004.

bulletChing Chang, Feifei Li Li, Azer Bestavros, and George Kollios. GreedyDual-Join: Locality-Aware Buffer Management for Approximate Join Processing Over Data Streams. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2004-028, CS Department, Boston University, July 1 2004.

bulletVijay Erramilli, Ibrahim Matta, and Azer Bestavros. On the Interaction between Data Aggregation and Topology Control in Wireless Sensor Networks. Technical Report BU-CS-2004-024, Boston University, Computer Science Department, Boston, MA 02215, June 2004.

bulletMina Guirguis, Azer Bestavros, and Ibrahim Matta. Exploiting the Transients of Adaptation for RoQ Attacks on Internet Resources. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2004-005, CS Department, Boston University, January 30 2004.

bulletAlberto Medina, Kave Salamatian, Nina Taft, Ibrahim Matta, Yolanda Tsang, and Christophe Diot. A Two-step Statistical Approach for Inferring Network Traffic Demands. Technical Report BU-CS-2004-011, Boston University, Computer Science Department, Boston, MA 02215, March 2004. Revises Technical Report BUCS-2003-003.

bulletHany Morcos, Ibrahim Matta, and Azer Bestavros. M2RC: Multiplicative-increase/additive-decrease Multipath Routing Control for Wireless Sensor Networks. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2004-029, CS Department, Boston University, July 14 2004.

bulletHany Morcos, Ibrahim Matta, and Azer Bestavros. M2RC: Multiplicative-increase/additive-decrease Multipath Routing Control for Wireless Sensor Networks. Technical Report BU-CS-2004-029, Boston University, Computer Science Department, Boston, MA 02215, July 2004.

bulletNiky Riga, Ibrahim Matta, and Azer Bestavros. DIP: Density Inference Protocol for wireless sensor networks and its application to density-unbiased statistics. Technical Report BU-CS-2004-023, Boston University, Computer Science Department, Boston, MA 02215, May 2004.

bulletAbhishek Sharma, Azer Bestavros, and Ibrahim Matta. dPAM: A Distributed Prefetching Protocol for Scalable Asynchronous Multicast in P2P Systems. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2004-026, CS Department, Boston University, July 1 2004.

bulletGeorgios Smaragdakis, Ibrahim Matta, and Azer Bestavros. SEP: A Stable Election Protocol for clustered heterogeneous wireless sensor networks. Technical Report BU-CS-2004-022, Boston University, Computer Science Department, Boston, MA 02215, May 2004.

bulletSelma Yilmaz and Ibrahim Matta. A Randomized Solution to BGP Divergence. Technical Report BU-CS-2004-010, Boston University, Computer Science Department, Boston, MA 02215, March 2004.

bulletYuting Zhang, Azer Bestavros, Mina Guirguis, Ibrahim Matta, and Richard West. Friendly Virtual Machine: Leveraging a Feedback-Control Model for Application Adaptation. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2004-030, CS Department, Boston University, July 19 2004.

bulletDhiman Barman and Ibrahim Matta. A Bayesian Approach for TCP to Distinguish Congestion from Wireless Losses. Technical Report BU-CS-2003-030, Boston University, Computer Science Department, Boston, MA 02215, December 2003.

bulletDhiman Barman and Ibrahim Matta. How well can TCP infer network state?. Technical Report BU-CS-2003-011, Boston University, Computer Science Department, Boston, MA 02215, February 2003.

bulletDhiman Barman, Ibrahim Matta, Eitan Altman, and Rachid El Azouzi. TCP Optimization through FEC, ARQ and Transmission Power Tradeoffs. Technical Report BU-CS-2003-029, Boston University, Computer Science Department, Boston, MA 02215, December 2003.

bulletAdam Bradley, Azer Bestavros, and Assaf Kfoury. Systematic Verification of Safety Properties of Arbitrary Network Protocol Compositions Using CHAIN. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2003-012, Boston University, Computer Science Department, May 2003.

bulletJohn Byers, Jeffrey Considine, and Michael Mitzenmacher. Geometric generalizations of the power of two choices. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2003-002, Boston University Department of Computer Science, February 2003.

bulletGali Diamant, Leonid Veytser, Ibrahim Matta, Azer Bestavros, Mina Guirguis, Liang Guo, Yuting Zhang, and Sean Chen. itmBench: Generalized API for Internet Traffic Managers. Technical Report BU-CS-2003-032, Boston University, Computer Science Department, Boston, MA 02215, December 2003.

bulletMarwan Fayed, Paul Krapivsky, John Byers, Mark Crovella, David Finkel, and Sid Redner. On the emergence of highly variable distributions in the autonomous system topology. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2003-005, Boston University Department of Computer Science, March 2003.

bulletMina Guirguis, Azer Bestavros, and Ibrahim Matta. On the Efficiency and Fairness of Transmission Control Loops: A Case for Exogenous Losses. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2003-013, Boston University, Computer Science Department, May 2003.

bulletMina Guirguis, Azer Bestavros, Ibrahim Matta, Niky Riga, Gali Diamant, and Yuting Zhang. Providing Soft Bandwidth Guarantees Using Elastic TCP-based Tunnels. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2003-028, CS Department, Boston University, December 2 2003.

bulletGu-In Kwon and John Byers. Roma: Reliable overlay multicast with loosely coupled tcp connections. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2003-015, Boston University Department of Computer Science, July 2003.

bulletAlberto Medina, Kave Salamatian, Nina Taft, Ibrahim Matta, Yolanda Tsang, and Christophe Diot. On the Convergence of Statistical Techniques for Inferring Network Traffic Demands. Technical Report BU-CS-2003-003, Boston University, Computer Science Department, Boston, MA 02215, February 2003.

bulletTao Wang, Ibrahim Matta, and Azer Bestavros. Efficiently and Fairly Allocating Bandwidth at a Highly Congested Link. Technical Report BU-CS-2003-027, Boston University, Computer Science Department, Boston, MA 02215, December 2003.

bulletDhiman Barman and Ibrahim Matta. Effectiveness of Loss Labeling in Improving TCP Performance in Wired/Wireless Networks. Technical Report BU-CS-2002-016, Boston University, Computer Science Department, Boston, MA 02215, May 2002.

bulletAdam Bradley, Azer Bestavros, and Assaf Kfoury. Safe Composition of Web Communication Protocols for Extensible Edge Services. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2002-017, Boston University, Computer Science Department, May 2002.

bulletAdam Bradley, Azer Bestavros, and Assaf Kfoury. Validating Arbitrarily Large Network Protocol Compositions with Finite Computation. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2002-030, Boston University, Computer Science Department, November 2002.

bulletJohn Byers, Mei Chin Cheng, Jeffrey Considine, Gene Itkis, and Alex Yeung. Securing Bulk Content Almost for Free. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2002-002, Boston University, Computer Science Department, January 2002.

bulletJohn Byers, Jeffrey Considine, and Michael Mitzenmacher. Simple load balancing for distributed hash tables. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2002-029, Boston University Department of Computer Science, November 2002.

bulletMark Crovella and Eric Kolaczyk. Graph wavelets for spatial traffic analysis. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2002-020, Boston University Department of Computer Science, July 2002.

bulletRodrigo Fonseca, Virgílio Almeida, Mark Crovella, and Bruno Abrah ao. On the intrinsic locality properties of web reference streams. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2002-022, Boston University Department of Computer Science, July 2002.

bulletLiang Guo and Ibrahim Matta. Differentiated Control of Web Traffic: A Numerical Analysis. Technical Report BU-CS-2002-012, Boston University, Computer Science Department, Boston, MA 02215, May 2002.

bulletLiang Guo and Ibrahim Matta. Scheduling Flows with Unknown Sizes: Approximate Analysis. Technical Report BU-CS-2002-009, Boston University, Computer Science Department, Boston, MA 02215, March 2002.

bulletKhaled Harfoush, Azer Bestavros, and John Byers. PeriScope: An Active Measurement API. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2002-005, Boston University, Computer Science Department, January 2002.

bulletShudong Jin and Azer Bestavros. Cache and Relay Streaming Media Delivery for Asynchronous Clients. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2002-024, Boston University, Computer Science Department, May 2002.

bulletShudong Jin and Azer Bestavros. Small-World Internet Topologies: Possible Causes and Implications on Scalability of End-System Multicast. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2002-004, Boston University, Computer Science Department, January 2002.

bulletShudong Jin, Liang Guo, Ibrahim Matta, and Azer Bestavros. A Spectrum of TCP-friendly Window-based Congestion Control Algorithms. Technical Report BU-CS-2002-027, Boston University, Computer Science Department, Boston, MA 02215, October 2002.

bulletGu-In Kwon and John Byers. Smooth multirate multicast congestion control. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2002-025, Boston University Department of Computer Science, September 2002.

bulletAnukool Lakhina, John Byers, Mark Crovella, and Ibrahim Matta. On the Geographic Location of Internet Resources. Technical Report BU-CS-2002-015, Boston University, Computer Science Department, Boston, MA 02215, May 2002.

bulletAnukool Lakhina, John Byers, Mark Crovella, and Peng Xie. Sampling biases in IP topology measurements. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2002-021, Boston University Department of Computer Science, July 2002.

bulletJun Liu, Ibrahim Matta, and Mark Crovella. End-to-End Inference of Loss Nature in a Hybrid Wired/Wireless Environment. Technical Report BU-CS-2002-008, Boston University, Computer Science Department, Boston, MA 02215, March 2002.

bulletEveline Veloso, Virgilio Almeida, Wagner Meira, Azer Bestavros, and Shudong Jin. A Hierarchical Characterization of a Live Streaming Media Workload. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2002-014, Boston University, Computer Science Department, May 2002.

bulletSelma Yilmaz and Ibrahim Matta. On the Scalability-Performance Tradeoffs in MPLS and IP Routing. Technical Report BU-CS-2002-013, Boston University, Computer Science Department, Boston, MA 02215, May 2002.

bulletSelma Yilmaz and Ibrahim Matta. Unicast Routing: Cost-Performance Tradeoffs. Technical Report BU-CS-2002-018, Boston University, Computer Science Department, Boston, MA 02215, May 2002.

bulletAzer Bestavros and Sumit Mehrotra. DNS-based Internet Client Clustering and Characterization. Technical Report BUCS-2001-012, Boston University, Computer Science Department, Boston, MA 02215, June 2001.

bulletAzer Bestavros and Michael Rabinovich. Proceedings of the Sixth International Web Content Caching and Distribution Workshop (WCW'01). Technical Report BUCS-TR-2001-017, Boston University, Computer Science Department, August 2001.

bulletAzer Bestavros, John Byers, and Khaled Harfoush. Inference and Labeling of Metric-Induced Network Topologies. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2001-010, Boston University, Computer Science Department, June 2001.

bulletAdam Bradley and Azer Bestavros. Basis Token Consistency: A Practical Mechanism for Strong Web Cache Consistency. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2001-024, Boston University, Computer Science Department, October 2001.

bulletJohn Byers and Gu-In Kwon. STAIR: Practical AIMD Multirate Multicast Congestion Control. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2001-018, Boston University, Computer Science Department, September 2001.

bulletLiang Guo and Ibrahim Matta. The War Between Mice and Elephants. Technical Report BU-CS-2001-005, Boston University, Computer Science Department, Boston, MA 02215, May 2001.

bulletKhaled Harfoush, Azer Bestavros, and John Byers. Measuring Bottleneck Bandwidth of Targeted Path Segments. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2001-016, Boston University, Computer Science Department, July 2001.

bulletShudong Jin and Azer Bestavros. GISMO: A Generator of Internet Streaming Media Objects and Workloads. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2001-020, Boston University, Computer Science Department, October 2001.

bulletShudong Jin and Azer Bestavros. Scalability of Multicast Delivery for Non-sequential Streaming Access. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2001-025, Boston University, Computer Science Department, October 2001.

bulletShudong Jin, Azer Bestavros, and Arun Iyengar. Accelerating Internet Streaming Media Delivery using Network-Aware Partial Caching. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2001-023, Boston University, Computer Science Department, October 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.

bulletShudong Jin, Liang Guo, Ibrahim Matta, and Azer Bestavros. TCP-friendly SIMD Congestion Control and Its Convergence Behavior. Technical Report BU-CS-2001-006, Boston University, Computer Science Department, Boston, MA 02215, May 2001.

bulletAlberto Medina, Anukool Lakhina, Ibrahim Matta, and John Byers. BRITE: Universal Topology Generation from a User's Perspective (User Manual). Technical Report BU-CS-2001-003, Boston University, Computer Science Department, Boston, MA 02215, May 2001.

bulletVassilis Tsaoussidis and Ibrahim Matta. Open Issues on TCP for Mobile Computing . Technical Report BU-CS-2001-013, Boston University, Computer Science Department, Boston, MA 02215, May 2001.

bulletSelma Yilmaz and Ibrahim Matta. On Class-based Isolation of UDP, Short-lived and Long-lived TCP Flows. Technical Report BU-CS-2001-011, Boston University, Computer Science Department, Boston, MA 02215, May 2001.

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.

bulletJohn Byers, Michael Luby, and Michael Mitzenmacher. Fine-Grained Layered Multicast. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2000-026, Boston University, Computer Science Department, December 2000.

bulletEnrique Duvos and Azer Bestavros. An Infrastructure for the Dynamic Distribution of Web Applications and Services. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2000-027, Boston University, Computer Science Department, December 2000.

bulletKhaled Harfoush, Azer Bestavros, and John Byers. Robust Identification of Shared Losses Using End-to-End Unicast Probes. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2000-013, Boston University, Computer Science Department, May 2000.

bulletKhaled Harfoush, Azer Bestavros, and John Byers. Unicast-based Characterization of Network Loss Topologies. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2000-016, Boston University, Computer Science Department, July 2000.

bulletShudong Jin and Azer Bestavros. GreedyDual* Web Caching Algorithm: Exploiting the Two Sources of Temporal Locality in Web Request Streams. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2000-011, Boston University, Computer Science Department, April 2000.

bulletIbrahim Matta and Azer Bestavros. QoS Controllers for the Internet. Technical Report BU-CS-TR-2000-008, Boston University, Computer Science Department, Boston, MA 02215, March 2000.

bulletIbrahim Matta and Liang Guo. Differentiated Predictive Fair Service for TCP Flows. Technical Report BU-CS-2000-012, Boston University, Computer Science Department, Boston, MA 02215, May 2000. Available at http://www.cs.bu.edu/techreports/pdf/2000-012-diffserv-tcp.pdf.

bulletAlberto Medina, Ibrahim Matta, and John Byers. BRITE: A Flexible Generator of Internet Topologies. Technical Report BU-CS-2000-005, Boston University, Computer Science Department, Boston, MA 02215, January 2000.

bulletAlberto Medina, Ibrahim Matta, and John Byers. On the Origin of Power Laws in Internet Topologies. Technical Report BU-CS-2000-004, Boston University, Computer Science Department, Boston, MA 02215, January 2000.

bulletStanislav Rost, John Byers, and Azer Bestavros. The Cyclone Server Architecture: Streamlining Delivery of Popular Content. Technical Report BUCS-TR-2000-025, Boston University, Computer Science Department, December 2000.

bulletLuis Aversa and Azer Bestavros. Load Balancing a Cluster of Web Servers using Distributed Packet Rewriting. Technical Report BUCS-TR-1999-001, Boston University, Computer Science Department, January 1999.

bulletPrithwish Basu, Ashok Narayanan, Wang Ke, Tom Little, and Azer Bestavros. Optimal Scheduling of Secondary Content for Aggregation in Video-on-Demand Systems. Technical Report BUCS-TR-1999-008, Boston University, Computer Science Department, August 1999. This report is cross listed as BU ECE Department Technical Report: TR-12-16-98.

bulletAzer Bestavros, John Byers, Mark Crovella, Paul Barford, Ibrahim Matta, and Michael Mitzenmacher. BU/NSF Workshop on Internet Measurement Instrumentation and Characterization. Technical Report BUCS-TR-1999-019, Boston University, Computer Science Department, December 1999.

bulletM. E. Crovella, R. Frangioso, and M. Harchol-Balter. Connection scheduling in Web servers. Technical Report TR-99-003, Boston University Department of Computer Science, March 31 1999.

bulletLiang Guo and Ibrahim Matta. Search Space Reduction in QoS Routing. Technical Report BU-CS-1999-013, Boston University, Computer Science Department, Boston, MA 02215, October 1999. Revises NU-CCS-98-09 at Northeastern University.

bulletShudong Jin and Azer Bestavros. Popularity-Aware GreedyDual-Size Web Proxy Caching Algorithms. Technical Report BUCS-TR-1999-009, Boston University, Computer Science Department, August 1999.

bulletShudong Jin and Azer Bestavros. Temporal Locality in Web Request Streams: Sources, Characteristics, and Caching Implications. Technical Report BUCS-TR-1999-009, Boston University, Computer Science Department, August 1999.

bulletKaru Ratnam, Ibrahim Matta, and Sampath Rangarajan. A Fully Distributed Location Management Scheme for Large PCS. Technical Report BU-CS-1999-010, Boston University, Computer Science Department, Boston, MA 02215, August 1999.

bulletKaru Ratnam, Ibrahim Matta, and Sampath Rangarajan. Analysis of Caching-based Location Management in Personal Communication Networks. Technical Report NU-CCS-99-02, Northeastern University, College of Computer Science, Boston, MA 02115, May 1999.

bulletJaehee Yoon, Azer Bestavros, and Ibrahim Matta. Adaptive Reliable Multicast. Technical Report BUCS-TR-1999-012, Boston University, Computer Science Department, September 1999.

bulletJaehee Yoon, Azer Bestavros, and Ibrahim Matta. SomeCast: A Paradigm for Real-Time Adaptive Reliable Multicast. Technical Report BUCS-TR-1999-018, Boston University, Computer Science Department, December 1999.

bulletAlia Atlas and Azer Bestavros. An Omniscient Scheduling Oracle for Systems with Harmonic Periods. Technical Report BUCS-TR-1998-014, Boston University, Computer Science Department, September 1998.

bulletAlia Atlas and Azer Bestavros. Design and Implementation of SRMS in Kurt Linux. Technical Report BUCS-TR-1998-013, Boston University, Computer Science Department, September 1998.

bulletAlia Atlas and Azer Bestavros. Multiplexing VBR Traffic Flows with Guaranteed Application-level QoS Using Statistical Rate Monotonic Scheduling. Technical Report BUCS-TR-1998-011, Boston University, Computer Science Department, May 1998.

bulletAlia Atlas and Azer Bestavros. Slack Stealing Job Admission Control Scheduling. Technical Report BUCS-TR-1998-009, Boston University, Computer Science Department, May 1998.

bulletAlia Atlas and Azer Bestavros. Statistical Rate Monotonic Scheduling. Technical Report BUCS-TR-1998-010, Boston University, Computer Science Department, May 1998.

bulletAlia Atlas and Azer Bestavros. The Statistical Rate Monotonic Scheduling Workbench. Technical Report BUCS-TR-1998-012, Boston University, Computer Science Department, May 1998.

bulletPaul Barford, Azer Bestavros, Adam Bradley, and Mark Crovella. Changes in Web Client Access Patterns: Characteristics and Caching Implications. Technical Report BUCS-TR-1998-023, Boston University, Computer Science Department, December 1998.

bulletAzer Bestavros and Olivier Hartmann. Aggregating Congestion Information Over Sequences of TCP Connections. Technical Report BUCS-TR-1998-001, Boston University, Computer Science Department, January 1998.

bulletAzer Bestavros, Mark Crovella, Jun Liu, and David Martin. Distributed Packet Rewriting and its Application to Scalable Server Architectures. Technical Report BUCS-TR-1998-003, Boston University, Computer Science Department, February 1998.

bulletLiang Guo and Ibrahim Matta. On State Aggregation for Scalable QoS Routing. Technical Report NU-CCS-98-02, Northeastern University, College of Computer Science, Boston, MA 02115, February 1998.

bulletLiang Guo and Ibrahim Matta. QDMR: An Efficient QoS Dependent Multicast Routing Algorithm. Technical Report NU-CCS-98-05, Northeastern University, College of Computer Science, Boston, MA 02115, August 1998.

bulletLiang Guo and Ibrahim Matta. Search Space Reduction in QoS Routing. Technical Report NU-CCS-98-09, Northeastern University, College of Computer Science, Boston, MA 02115, October 1998.

bulletM. Harchol-Balter, M. E. Crovella, and S. Park. The case for SRPT scheduling in Web servers. Technical Report MIT-LCS-TR-767, MIT Lab for Computer Science, October 1998.

bulletGitae Kim and Azer Bestavros. Preserving Bandwidth Through A Lazy Packet Discard Policy in ATM Networks. Technical Report BUCS-TR-1998-005, Boston University, Computer Science Department, February 1998.

bulletIbrahim Matta and Liang Guo. On Routing Real-Time Multicast Connections. Technical Report NU-CCS-98-14, Northeastern University, College of Computer Science, Boston, MA 02115, December 1998.

bulletKaru Ratnam and Ibrahim Matta. Effect of Local Retransmission at Wireless Access Points on the Round Trip Time Estimation of TCP. Technical Report NU-CCS-98-01, Northeastern University, College of Computer Science, Boston, MA 02115, January 1998.

bulletSanjoy Baruah and Azer Bestavros. Real-Time Mutable Broadcast Disks. Technical Report BUCS-TR-1997-007, Boston University, Computer Science Department, May 1997.

bulletAzer Bestavros. Discovering Spatial Locality in World Wide Web Access Patterns using Data Mining of Document Clusters in Server Logs. Technical Report BUCS-TR-1997-016, Boston University, Computer Science Department, August 1997.

bulletAzer Bestavros and Gitae Kim. Exploiting Redundancy for Timeliness in TCP Boston. Technical Report BUCS-TR-1997-001, Boston University, Computer Science Department, January 1997.

bulletAzer Bestavros and Ibrahim Matta. Load Profiling for Efficient Route Selection in Multi-Class Networks. Technical Report BUCS-TR-1997-009, Boston University, Computer Science Department, May 1997. Also NU-CCS-97-08 at Northeastern University.

bulletAzer Bestavros, Naomi Katagai, and Jorge Londono. Admission Control and Scheduling for High Performance World Wide Web Servers. Technical Report BUCS-TR-1997-015, Boston University, Computer Science Department, August 1997.

bulletMark E. Crovella and Paul Barford. The network effects of prefetching. Technical Report TR-97-002, Boston University Department of Computer Science, 1997.

bulletM. E. Crovella, M. Harchol-Balter, and C. D. Murta. Task assignment in a distributed system: Improving performance by unbalancing load. Technical Report TR-97-018, Boston University Department of Computer Science, October 31 1997.

bulletIbrahim Matta and Azer Bestavros. Evaluation of a Load Profiling Approach to Routing Guaranteed Bandwidth Flows. Technical Report BUCS-TR-1997-013, Boston University, Computer Science Department, July 1997. Also NU-CCS-97-10 at Northeastern University.

bulletIbrahim Matta and Mohamed Eltoweissy. A Scalable QoS Routing Architecture for Real-Time CSCW Applications. Technical Report NU-CCS-97-16, Northeastern University, College of Computer Science, December 1997.

bulletIbrahim Matta, Mohamed Eltoweissy, and Karl Lieberherr. From CSCW Applications to Multicast Routing: An Integrated QoS Architecture. Technical Report NU-CCS-97-09, Northeastern University, College of Computer Science, Boston, MA 02115, May 1997.

bulletKihong Park, Gitae Kim, and Mark E. Crovella. On the effect of traffic self-similarity on network performance. Technical Report CSD-TR 97-024, Dept. of Computer Sciences, Purdue University, July 1997.

bulletKaru Ratnam and Ibrahim Matta. WTCP: An Efficient Transmission Control Protocol for Networks with Wireless Links. Technical Report NU-CCS-97-11, Northeastern University, College of Computer Science, Boston, MA 02115, 1997.

bulletVirgilio Almeida, Azer Bestavros, Mark Crovella, and Adriana de Oliveira. Characterizing Reference Locality in the World Wide Web. Technical Report BUCS-TR-1996-011, Boston University, Computer Science Department, June 1996.

bulletAzer Bestavros. AIDA-based Real-Time Fault-Tolerant Broadcast Disks. Technical Report BUCS-TR-1996-001, Boston University, CS Dept, Boston, MA 02215, January 1996.

bulletAzer Bestavros. Load Profiling in Distributed Real-Time Systems: One Size Doesn't Fit All. Technical Report BUCS-TR-1996-017, Boston University, Computer Science Department, August 1996.

bulletAzer Bestavros and Gitae Kim. TCP Boston: A Fragmentation-tolerant TCP Protocol for ATM Networks. Technical Report BUCS-TR-1996-014, Boston University, Computer Science Department, July 1996.

bulletAzer Bestavros, Marina Chen, Mark Crovella, Abdelsalam Heddaya, Stan Sclaroff, and James Cowie. Responsive Web Computing: Resource Management, Protocol Techniques, and Applications (A research statement). Technical Report BUCS-TR-1996-008, Boston University, Computer Science Department, March 1996.

bulletRobert L. Carter and Mark E. Crovella. Dynamic server selection using bandwidth probing in wide area networks. Technical Report TR-96-007, Boston University Computer Science Department, March 1996.

bulletRobert L. Carter and Mark E. Crovella. Measuring bottleneck link speed in packet switched networks. Technical Report TR-96-006, Boston University Computer Science Department, March 1996.

bulletMohamed Eltoweissy and Ibrahim Matta. Computer Supported Generative Learning. NU-CCS-96-15, Northeastern University, College of Computer Science, December 1996.

bulletIbrahim Matta and Marwan Krunz. Packing and Least-Loaded Based Routing in Multi-Rate Loss Networks. Technical Report NU-CCS-96-12, Northeastern University, College of Computer Science, Boston, MA 02115, September 1996.

bulletIbrahim Matta and A. Udaya Shankar. Dynamic Routing of Real-Time Virtual Circuits. Technical Report NU-CCS-96-07, Northeastern University, College of Computer Science, Boston, MA 02115, March 1996.

bulletKihong Park, Gi Tae Kim, and Mark E. Crovella. On the relationship between file sizes, transport protocols, and self-similar network traffic. Technical Report TR-96-006, Boston University Computer Science Department, August 7 1996.

bulletAzer Bestavros. Demand-based Document Dissemination for the World Wide Web. Technical Report BUCS-TR-1995-003, Boston University, CS Dept, Boston, MA 02215, February 1995.

bulletAzer Bestavros. Using Speculation to Reduce Server Load and Service Time on the World Wide Web. Technical Report BUCS-TR-1995-006, Boston University, CS Dept, Boston, MA 02215, April 1995.

bulletAzer Bestavros and Carlos Cunha. A Prefetching Protocol Using Client Speculation for the World Wide Web. Technical Report BUCS-TR-1995-011, Boston University, CS Dept, Boston, MA 02215, April 1995.

bulletAzer Bestavros, Robert Carter, Mark Crovella, Carlos Cunha, Abdelsalam Heddaya, and Suliman Mirdad. Application Level Document Caching in the Internet. Technical Report BUCS-TR-1995-002, Boston University, CS Dept, Boston, MA 02215, January 1995.

bulletPatrick Cai and Azer Bestavros. Object-Oriented Animation on the World Wide Web. Technical Report BUCS-TR-1995-012, Boston University, CS Dept, Boston, MA 02215, May 1995.

bulletMark E. Crovella and Azer Bestavros. Explaining World Wide Web traffic self-similarity. Technical Report TR-95-015 (Revised), Boston University Department of Computer Science, October 1995.

bulletCarlos Cunha, Azer Bestavros, and Mark Crovella. Characteristics of World Wide Web Client-based Traces. Technical Report BUCS-TR-1995-010, Boston University, CS Dept, Boston, MA 02215, April 1995.

bulletIbrahim Matta. Fast Evaluation and Dynamic Control of Integrated Services Networks. PhD thesis, University of Maryland at College Park, Department of Computer Science, August 1995.

bulletIbrahim Matta and A. Udaya Shankar. Fast Time-Dependent Evaluation of Integrated Services Networks. Technical Report CS-TR-3235.1, University of Maryland, Department of Computer Science, College Park, MD 20742, May 1995.

bulletAzer Bestavros and Mohammad Makarechian. AIDA-based Distributed File System. Technical Report BUCS-TR-1993-020, Computer Science Department, Boston University, December 1993.

bulletAzer Bestavros. AIDA-based Reliable Communication for Time-Critical Distributed Systems. Technical Report BUCS-TR-1992-020, Computer Science Department, Boston University, Boston, MA, November 1992.

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