AUGUST 15-19, 2011



Tues, Aug. 16, 2011: Conference
8:00am – 9:00am Continental Breakfast [Metro Center]
9:00am – 9:30am Welcoming Remarks
9:30am – 10:30am Keynote Talk by Vern Paxson (University of California and International Computer Science Institute, Berkeley, USA): Reflections on Measurement Research: Crooked Lines, Straight Lines, and Moneyshots
10:30am – 11:00am Break
11:00am – 12:30pm Session 1: Security (Chair: Balachander Krishnamurthy, AT&T Labs - Research)
  They Can Hear Your Heartbeats: Non-Invasive Security for Implanted Medical Devices (slides)
  Shyamnath Gollakota, Haitham Hassanieh (MIT); Benjamin Ransford (University of Massachusetts Amherst); Dina Katabi (MIT); Kevin Fu (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
  Let the Market Drive Deployment: A Strategy for Transitioning to BGP Security (slides)
  Phillipa Gill (University of Toronto); Michael Schapira (Princeton University); Sharon Goldberg (Boston University)
  Finding Protocol Manipulation Attacks (slides)
  Nupur Kothari (University of Southern California); Ratul Mahajan (Microsoft Research); Todd Millstein (UCLA); Ramesh Govindan (University of Southern California); Madan Musuvathi (Microsoft Research)
12:30pm – 2:00pm Lunch [Metro Center] and N2 Women Lunch[Queen's Quay 2]
2:00pm – 3:30pm Session 2: Novel Data Center Architectures (Chair: Jitendra Padhye, Microsoft Research)
  Augmenting Data Center Networks with Multi-gigabit Wireless Links (ppt slides, pdf slides)
  Daniel Halperin (University of Washington); Srikanth Kandula, Jitendra Padhye, Paramvir Bahl (Microsoft Research); David Wetherall (University of Washington)
  Better Never than Late: Meeting Deadlines in Datacenter Networks (slides)
  Christo Wilson (UCSB); Hitesh Ballani, Thomas Karagiannis, Ant Rowstron (Microsoft Research)
  NetLord: A Scalable Multi-Tenant Network Architecture for Virtualized Datacenters (slides)
  Jayaram Mudigonda, Praveen Yalagandula, Jeffrey C. Mogul (HP Labs); Bryan Stiekes, Yanick Pouffary (HP)
3:30pm – 5:00pm Poster/Demo Session (in Metro West)
5:00pm – 6:30pm Session 3: Bulk Data Transfers (Chair: David Clark, MIT)
  Inter-Datacenter Bulk Transfers with NetStitcher (slides)
  Nikolaos Laoutaris, Michael Sirivianos, Xiaoyuan Yang, Pablo Rodriguez (Telefonica Research)
  The Power of Prediction: Cloud Bandwidth and Cost Reduction (slides)
  Eyal Zohar, Israel Cidon (Technion); Osnat Mokryn (Tel Aviv College)
  Managing Data Transfers in Computer Clusters with Orchestra (slides)
  Mosharaf Chowdhury, Matei Zaharia, Justin Ma, Michael I. Jordan, Ion Stoica (UC Berkeley)
Wed, Aug. 17, 2011: Conference
8:00am – 9:00am Continental Breakfast [Metro Center]
9:00am – 10:30am Session 4: Network Measurement I -- Wide-Area Measurement (Chair: Sharon Goldberg, Boston University)
  On Blind Mice and the Elephant -- Understanding the Network Impact of a Large Distributed System (slides)
  John S. Otto, Mario A. Sanchez (Northwestern University); David R. Choffnes (University of Washington); Fabian E. Bustamante (Northwestern University); Georgos Siganos (Telefonica Research)
  Predicting and Tracking Internet Path Changes (slides)
  Italo Cunha (Technicolor and UPMC Sorbonne Universités); Renata Teixeira (CNRS and UPMC Sorbonne Universités); Darryl Veitch (University of Melbourne); Christophe Diot (Technicolor)
  Broadband Internet Performance: A View From the Gateway (ppt slides, pdf slides)
  Srikanth Sundaresan (Georgia Institute of Technology); Walter de Donato (University of Napoli Federico II); Nick Feamster (Georgia Institute of Technology); Renata Teixeira (CNRS and UPMC Sorbonne Universités); Sam Crawford (SamKnows); Antonio Pescapé (University of Napoli Federico II)
10:30am – 11:00am Break
11:00am – 12:30pm Session 5: Wireless (Chair: Brad Karp, University College London)
  Random Access Heterogeneous MIMO Networks (slides)
  Kate Ching-Ju Lin (Academia Sinica); Shyamnath Gollakota, Dina Katabi (MIT)
  Strider: Automatic Rate Adaptation and Collision Handling (slides)
  Aditya Gudipati, Sachin Katti (Stanford University)
  Clearing the RF Smog: Making 802.11 Robust to Cross-Technology Interference (slides)
  Shyamnath Gollakota, Fadel Adib, Dina Katabi (MIT); Srinivasan Seshan (Carnegie Mellon University)
12:30pm – 2:00pm Lunch [Metro Center]
2:00pm – 3:30pm Session 6: Network Modeling (Chair: Ratul Mahajan, Microsoft Research)
  Design Space Analysis for Modeling Incentives in Distributed Systems (slides)
  Rameez Rahman, Tamas Vinko (Delft University of Technology); David Hales (The Open University, UK); Johan Pouwelse, Henk Sips (Delft University of Technology)
  How Many Tiers? Pricing in the Internet Transit Market (slides)
  Vytautas Valancius, Cristian Lumezanu, Nick Feamster (Georgia Institute of Technology); Ramesh Johari (Stanford University); Vijay V. Vazirani (Georgia Institute of Technology)
  The Evolution of Layered Protocol Stacks Leads to an Hourglass-Shaped Architecture (slides)
  Saamer Akhshabi, Constantine Dovrolis (Georgia Institute of Technology)
3:30pm – 5:00pm Poster/Demo Session (in Metro West)
5:00pm – 6:00pm Session 7: Neat Tricks (Chair: Srinivasan Seshan, Carnegie Mellon University)
  What's the Difference? Efficient Set Reconciliation without Prior Context (slides)
  David Eppstein, Michael T. Goodrich (U.C. Irvine); Frank Uyeda (U.C. San Diego); George Varghese (U.C. San Diego and Yahoo! Research)
  DOF: A Local Wireless Information Plane (pdf slides, ppt slides)
  Steven Hong, Sachin Katti (Stanford University)
8:00am – 9:00am Continental Breakfast [Metro Center]
Thurs, Aug. 18, 2011: Conference
9:00am – 10:30am Session 8: Data Center Network Performance (Chair: David Oran, Cisco)
  Towards Predictable Datacenter Networks (slides)
  Hitesh Ballani, Paolo Costa, Thomas Karagiannis, Ant Rowstron (Microsoft Research)
  DevoFlow: Scaling Flow Management for High-Performance Networks (slides)
  Andrew R. Curtis (University of Waterloo); Jeffrey C. Mogul, Jean Tourrilhes, Praveen Yalagandula, Puneet Sharma, Sujata Banerjee (HP Labs)
  Improving Datacenter Performance and Robustness with Multipath TCP (slides)
  Costin Raiciu (University College London & University Politehnica Bucharest); Sebastien Barre (Université catholique de Louvain); Christopher Pluntke, Adam Greenhalgh, Damon Wischik, Mark Handley (University College London)
10:30am – 11:00am Break
11:00am – 12:30pm Session 9: Network Management - Reasoning and Debugging (Chair: Sachin Katti, Stanford University)
  NetQuery: A Knowledge Plane for Reasoning about Network Properties (ppt slides, pdf slides)
  Alan Shieh, Emin Gün Sirer, Fred B. Schneider (Cornell University)
  Debugging the Data Plane with Anteater (slides)
  Haohui Mai, Ahmed Khurshid, Rachit Agarwal, Matthew Caesar, P. Brighten Godfrey, Samuel T. King (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  Demystifying Configuration Challenges and Trade-Offs in Network-based ISP Services (slides)
  Theophilus Benson, Aditya Akella (University of Wisconsin, Madison); Aman Shaikh (AT&T Labs - Research)
12:30pm – 2:00pm Lunch [Metro Center] and Panel Discussion [Queen's Quay 2]
  Panel Title: Networking Research: An Industry Perspective
  Moderator: Bruce Davie (Cisco)
2:00pm – 3:30pm Session 10: ISPs and Wide-Area Networking (Chair: Walter Willinger, AT&T Labs - Research)
  Seamless Network-Wide IGP Migrations (slides)
  Laurent Vanbever (Université catholique de Louvain); Stefano Vissicchio (Roma Tre University); Cristel Pelsser (Internet Initiative Japan); Pierre Francois, Olivier Bonaventure (Université catholique de Louvain)
  A Content Propagation Metric for Efficient Content Distribution (slides)
  Ryan S. Peterson, Bernard Wong, Emin Gün Sirer (Cornell University)
  Insomnia in the Access or How to Curb Access Network Related Energy Consumption (slides)
  Eduard Goma (Telefonica Research); Marco Canini (EPFL); Alberto Lopez Toledo, Nikolaos Laoutaris (Telefonica Research); Dejan Kostić (EPFL); Pablo Rodriguez (Telefonica Research); Rade Stanojević (Institute IMDEA Networks); Pablo Yagüe Valentín (Telefonica Research)
3:30pm – 4:00pm Break
4:00pm – 5:30pm Session 11: Network Measurement II -- What's Going On? (Chair: Emin Gün Sirer, Cornell University)
  Understanding Network Failures in Data Centers: Measurement, Analysis, and Implications (slides)
  Phillipa Gill (University of Toronto); Navendu Jain, Nachi Nagappan (Microsoft Research)
  Understanding the Impact of Video Quality on User Engagement (slides)
  Florin Dobrian, Asad Awan (Conviva); Ion Stoica (U.C. Berkeley/Conviva); Vyas Sekar (Intel Berkeley); Aditya Ganjam, Dilip Joseph, Jibin Zhan (Conviva); Hui Zhang (CMU/Conviva)
  An Untold Story of Middleboxes in Cellular Networks (slides)
  Zhaoguang Wang, Zhiyun Qian, Qiang Xu, Zhuoqing Morley Mao (University of Michigan); Ming Zhang (Microsoft Research)