Department of Computer Science and Technology

Course pages 2017–18

Introduction to networking and systems measurements

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Links to additional materials and related work will be added during the course.

Papers of interest...

  • (Network Measurement) Methodology
    • Vern Paxson. 2004. Strategies for sound internet measurement. In Proceedings of the 4th ACM SIGCOMM conference on Internet measurement (IMC '04). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 263-271. ACM DL
    • Mark Allman and Aaron Falk. 1999. On the effective evaluation of TCP. SIGCOMM Comput. Commun. Rev. 29, 5 (October 1999), 59-70. ACM DL
    • Constantine, B. et al. ramework for TCP Trhoughput Testing, IETF RFC 6349 Aug 2011 RFC TEXT
  • Repeatability/Reproducability
    • Nikhil Handigol, Brandon Heller, Vimalkumar Jeyakumar, Bob Lantz, and Nick McKeown. 2012. Reproducible network experiments using container-based emulation. In Proceedings of the 8th international conference on Emerging networking experiments and technologies (CoNEXT '12). ACM DL
    • Lisa Yan and Nick McKeown. 2017. Learning Networking by Reproducing Research Results. SIGCOMM Comput. Commun. Rev. 47, 2 (May 2017), 19-26. DOI: ACM DL
    • MiniNet
    • Reproducing Network Research
    • Bryan Clark, Todd Deshane, Eli Dow, Stephen Evanchik, Matthew Finlayson, Jason Herne, and Jeanna Neefe Matthews. 2004. Xen and the art of repeated research. In Proceedings of the annual conference on USENIX Annual Technical Conference (ATEC '04). USENIX Association, Berkeley, CA, USA, 47-47. PDF
    • Diwaker Gupta, Kashi V. Vishwanath, and Amin Vahdat. 2008. DieCast: testing distributed systems with an accurate scale model. In Proceedings of the 5th USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI'08) PDF
    • D. Pediaditakis, C. Rotsos and A. W. Moore, "Faithful reproduction of network experiments," 2014 ACM/IEEE Symposium on Architectures for Networking and Communications Systems (ANCS), Marina del Rey, CA, 2014, pp. 41-52. IEEE DL
    • Diana Andreea Popescu and Andrew W. Moore. 2016. Reproducing Network Experiments in a Time-controlled Emulation Environment. In Traffic Monitoring and Analysis - 8th International Workshop, TMA 2016, Louvain La Neuve, Belgium, April 07-08, 2016. PDF
    • Vaibhav Bajpai, Mirja Kühlewind, Jörg Ott, Jürgen Schönwälder, Anna Sperotto, and Brian Trammell. 2017. Challenges with Reproducibility. In Proceedings of the Reproducibility Workshop (Reproducibility '17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 1-4. ACM DL
    • Shriram Krishnamurthi , Jan Vitek, The real software crisis: repeatability as a core value, Communications of the ACM, v.58 n.3, March 2015 ACM DL
    • Proceedings of the Reproducibility Workshop (colocated at ACM SIGCOMM 2017) ACM DL