Network Reading Group, Summer/Fall 2003

The network reading group discusses network research literature and ideas.

Location: 310 Soda Hall

Day & Time: Fridays, 11:00 AM

Organizer: Sridhar Machiraju (

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Past meetings of the reading group:

7/3/03 Security
  • Internet Quarantine: Requirements for Containing Self-Propagating Code
  • A Framework for Classifying Denial of Service Attacks
  • Robustness to Inflated Subscription in Multicast Congestion Control
  • 802.11 Denial-of-Service Attacks: Real Vulnerabilities and Practical Solutions
  • 7/10/03 P2P
  • A Simple Fault Tolerant Distributed Hash Table
  • Koorde: A Simple Degree-optimal Hash Table
  • 7/17/03 Game Theory
  • Incentives for Cooperation in Peer-to-Peer Networks
  • The Design of A Distributed Rating Scheme for Peer-to-peer Systems
  • Pricing Networks with Selfish Routing
  • 7/24/03 P2P Search
  • Peer-to-Peer Information Retrieval Using Self-Organizing Semantic Overlay Networks
  • Associative Search in Peer to Peer Networks: Harnessing Latent Semantics
  • 7/31/03 BGP-based Measurements
  • A Measurement Based Analysis of Multihoming
  • Quantifying the Causes of Path Inflation
  • 8/7/03 Traffic Measurement/Accounting
  • New Directions in Traffic Measurement and Accounting
  • Automatically Inferring Patterns of Resource Consumption in Network Traffic
  • 8/14/03 Congestion-aware Routing
  • Routing Using Potentials: A Dynamic Traffic-Aware Routing Algorithm
  • On Selfish Routing in Internet-Like Environments
  • 9/19/03 Measurement
  • A High-level Programming Environment for Packet Trace Anonymization and Transformation
  • The Impact of Address Allocation and Routing on the Structure and Implementation of Routing Tables
  • Towards an Accurate AS-Level Traceroute Tool
  • 9/26/03 Miscellaneous
  • Low-Rate TCP-Targeted Denial of Service Attacks (The Shrew vs. the Mice and Elephants)
  • Longest Prefix Matching using Bloom Filters
  • The Effects of Active Queue Management on Web Performance
  • 10/3/03 Miscellaneous
  • Persistent Dropping: An Efficient Control of Traffic Aggregates
  • A Comparison of Hard-state and Soft-state Signaling Protocols
  • A Low Complexity Packet Scheduler with Bandwidth Fairness and Bounded Delay
  • 10/10/03 DHTs
  • The Impact of DHT Routing Geometry on Resilience and Proximity
  • Graph-Theoretic Analysis of Structured Peer-to-Peer Systems: Routing Distances and Fault Resilience
  • Making Gnutella-like P2P Systems Scalable
  • 10/17/03 SOSP Miscellaneous
  • User-level Path Diagnosis
  • Samsara: Honor Among Thieves in Peer-to-Peer Storage
  • SHARP: An Architecture for Secure Resource Peering
  • Links of Interest:

    Other Papers (maybe, for future meetings):