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Technical Program


9:00-12:30 Tutorial: Traffic Modelling 101

13:30-17:00 Tutorial: Unwanted Traffic

9:00-17:00 Workshop: Future Directions in Network Architecture

9:00-17:00 Workshop: Network and System Support for Games

Welcome reception at the Oregon Historical Society Museum

19:30-: Student dinner at the Greek Cusina Restaurant


9:00- 9:15 Opening

9:15-10:15 Keynote Speech by SIGCOMM Award Winner Simon Lam, UT Austin

Slides from the Keynote Speech

Back to the Future Part 4: The Internet

11:00-12:30 Session 1: Network geometry and design (Ken Calvert)

A First-Principles Approach to Understanding the Internet's Router-level Topology
Lun Li (CalTech), David Alderson (CalTech), Walter Willinger (AT&T Labs--Research), John Doyle (CalTech)

Vivaldi: A Decentralized Network Coordinate System
Frank Dabek (MIT), Russ Cox (MIT), Frans Kaashoek (MIT), Robert Morris (MIT)

Routing Design in Operational Networks: A Look from the Inside
David Maltz (CMU), Geoff Xie (CMU), Jibin Zhan (CMU), Hui Zhang (CMU), Gisli Hjalmtysson (AT&T Labs--Research), Albert Greenberg (AT&T Labs--Research)

14:00-15:30 Session 2: Inference of network properties (Constantinos Dovrolis)

Locating Internet Bottlenecks: Algorithms, Measurements, and Implications
Ningning Hu (CMU), Li Erran Li (Bell Laboratories), Zhuoqing Morley Mao (U. Michigan), Peter Steenkiste (CMU), Jia Wang (AT&T Labs--Research)

An Algebraic Approach to Practical and Scalable Overlay Network Monitoring
Yan Chen (Northwestern University), David Bindel (UC Berkeley), Hanhee Song (UC Berkeley) , Randy H. Katz (UC Berkeley)

CapProbe: A Simple and Accurate Capacity Estimation Technique
Rohit Kapoor (Qualcomm), Ling-Jyh Chen (UCLA), Li Lao (UCLA), Mario Gerla (UCLA), M. Y. Sanadidi (UCLA)

16:00-17:30 Session 3: Multihoming and overlays (John Byers)

Optimizing Cost and Performance for Multihoming
David K. Goldenberg (Yale), Lili Qiu (Microsoft Research), Haiyong Xie (Yale), Yang Richard Yang (Yale), Yin Zhang (AT&T Labs-Research)

A Comparison of Overlay Routing and Multihoming Route Control
Aditya Akella (CMU), Jeffrey Pang (CMU), Anees Shaikh (IBM Research), Bruce Maggs (CMU), Srinivasan Seshan (CMU)

The Feasibility of Supporting Large-Scale Live Streaming Applications with Dynamic Application End-Points
Kunwadee Sripanidkulchai (CMU), Aditya Ganjam (CMU), Bruce Maggs (CMU), Hui Zhang (CMU)

17:40-18:40 SIGCOMM Business Meeting - open to all


9:00-11:00 Session 4: Wireless and delay-tolerant networks (Venkat Padmanabhan)

Link-level Measurements from an 802.11b Mesh Network
Daniel Aguayo (MIT), John Bicket (MIT), Sanjit Biswas (MIT), Glenn Judd (CMU), Robert Morris (MIT)

Comparison of Routing Metrics for Static Multi-Hop Wireless Networks
Richard Draves (Microsoft Research), Jitendra Padhye (Microsoft Research), Brian Zill (Microsoft Research)

Routing in a Delay Tolerant Network
Sushant Jain (U. Washington), Kevin Fall (Intel Research), Rabin Patra (UC Berkeley)

Turning the Postal System into a Generic Digital Communication Mechanism (position paper)
Randolph Y. Wang (Princeton), Sumeet Sobti (Princeton), Nitin Garg (Princeton), Elisha Ziskind (Princeton), Junwen Lai (Princeton), Arvind Krishnamurthy (Yale)

11:00-12:30 Poster session

14:00-15:30 Session 5: Secure networks (Paul Barford)

A System for Authenticated Policy-Compliant Routing
Barath Raghavan (UCSD), Alex C. Snoeren (UCSD)

SPV: Secure Path Vector Routing for Securing BGP
Yih-Chun Hu (UC Berkeley), Adrian Perrig (CMU), Marvin Sirbu (CMU)

Shield: Vulnerability-Driven Network Filters for Preventing Known Vulnerability Exploits
Helen J. Wang (Microsoft Research), Chuanxiong Guo (Microsoft Research), Daniel R. Simon (Microsoft Research), Alf Zugenmaier (Microsoft Research)

16:00-17:30 Session 6: Network troubleshooting (Nina Taft)

Locating Internet Routing Instabilities
Anja Feldmann (TU Muenchen), Olaf Maennel (TU Muenchen), Z. Morley Mao (U. Michigan), Arthur Berger (MIT/Akamai), Bruce Maggs (CMU/Akamai)

Diagnosing Network-Wide Traffic Anomalies
Anukool Lakhina (Boston University), Mark Crovella (Boston University), Christophe Diot (Intel Research)

Network Sensitivity to Hot-Potato Disruptions
Renata Teixeira (UCSD), Aman Shaikh (AT&T Labs--Research), Tim Griffin (Intel Research), Geoffrey Voelker (UCSD)

18:00- Social event - Banquet at the Tiffany Center


9:00-10:30 Session 7: Router design (Ion Stoica)

Building a better NetFlow
Cristian Estan (UCSD), Ken Keys (CAIDA), David Moore (CAIDA/UCSD), George Varghese (UCSD)

Work-Conserving Distributed Schedulers for Terabit Routers
Prashanth Pappu (Washington University), Jonathan Turner (Washington University), Ken Wong (Washington University)

Exact GPS Simulation with Logarithmic Complexity, and its Application to an Optimally Fair Scheduler
Paolo Valente (U. Pisa)

11:00-12:30 Session 8: Congestion control (Alex Snoeren)

Sizing Router Buffers
Guido Appenzeller (Stanford), Isaac Keslassy (Stanford), Nick McKeown (Stanford)

A Wavelet-Based Approach to Detect Shared Congestion
Min Sik Kim (UT Austin), Taekhyun Kim (UT Austin), YongJune Shin (UT Austin), Simon S. Lam (UT Austin), Edward J. Powers (UT Austin)

Delayed Stability and Performance of Distributed Congestion Control
Yueping Zhang (Texas A&M), Seong-Ryong Kang (Texas A&M), Dmitri Loguinov (Texas A&M)

14:00-15:30 Session 9: DNS and naming (Srini Seshan)

Impact of Configuration Errors on DNS Robustness
Vasileios Pappas (UCLA), Zhiguo Xu (UCLA), Songwu Lu (UCLA), Daniel Massey (Colorado State), Andreas Terzis (Johns Hopkins), Lixia Zhang (UCLA)

The Design and Implementation of a Next Generation Name Service for the Internet
Venugopalan Ramasubramanian (Cornell), Emin Gun Sirer (Cornell)

A Layered Naming Architecture for the Internet (position paper)
Hari Balakrishnan (MIT), Karthik Lakshminarayanan (UC Berkeley), Sylvia Ratnasamy (Intel Research), Scott Shenker (ICIR & UC Berkeley), Ion Stoica (UC Berkeley), Michael Walfish (MIT)

16:00-17:30 Session 10: Distributed information systems (Antony Rowstron)

Mercury: Supporting Scalable Multi-Attribute Range Queries
Ashwin R. Bharambe (CMU), Mukesh Agrawal (CMU), Srinivasan Seshan (CMU)

Modeling and Performance Analysis of BitTorrent-Like Peer-to-Peer Networks
Dongyu Qiu (U. Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), R. Srikant (U. Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

A Scalable Distributed Information Management System
Praveen Yalagandula (UT Austin), Mike Dahlin (UT Austin)

17:30-19:00 Outrageous Opinions (chair: Michalis Faloutsos)


9:00-17:00 Tutorial: Challenging Networks

9:00-17:00 Workshop: Practice and Theory of Incentives and Game Theory in Networked Systems

9:00-17:00 Workshop: Network Troubleshooting

Last Modified: February 11, 2004