ACM CONext Tentative Technical Program

Wednesday 2009-12-02
08:00 - 17:00 Registration
09:00 - 09:30 Welcome Addresses
09:30 - 10:30 Keynote Presentation by the 2009 ACM Sigcomm Rising Star Ratul Mahajan (Microsoft Research, USA)
    How to build research network systems in your spare time.
10:30 - 10:50 Coffee Break
10:50 - 12:30 Session 1: New Architectures 1 (Chair: Matthew Caesar)
  Networking Named Content
  V. Jacobson, D. Smetters, J. Thornton, M. Plass, N. Briggs, R. Braynard (Palo Alto Research Center)
  Virtually Eliminating Router Bugs
  E. Keller, M. Yu (Princeton University), M. Caesar (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), J. Rexford (Princeton University)
  MDCube: A High Performance Network Structure for Modular Data Center Interconnection
  H. Wu, G. Lu, D. Li, C. Guo, Y. Zhang (Microsoft Research Asia)
  Greening the Internet with Nano Data Centers
  V. Valancius (Georgia Institute of Technology), N. Laoutaris (Telefonica Research), L. Massoulie, C. Diot (Thomson), P. Rodriguez (Telefonica Research)
12:30 - 14:15 Lunch
14:15 - 15:30 Session 2: Wireless Mesh Networks (Chair: Christos Gkantsidis)
  SWARM: The Power of Structure in Community Wireless Mesh Networks
  S. Das (Qualcomm), K. Papagiannaki (Intel Labs), S. Banerjee (University of Wisconsin at Madison), Y. Tay (National University of Singapore)
  Online Optimization of 802.11 Mesh Networks
  T. Salonidis (Thomson), G. Sotiropoulos (ETH), R. Guerin (University of Pennsylvania), R. Govindan (University of Southern California)
  EZ-Flow: Removing Turbulence in IEEE 802.11 Wireless Mesh Networks without Message Passing
  A. Aziz (EPFL), D. Starobinski (Boston University), P. Thiran, A. Fawal (EPFL)
15:30 - 15:50 Coffee Break
15:50 - 17:05 Session 3: Opportunistic Communication (Chair: Laurent Mathy)
  The Age of Impatience: Optimal Replication Schemes for Opportunistic Networks
  J. Reich (Columbia University), A. Chaintreau (Thomson)
  Feasibility of content dissemination between devices in moving vehicles.
  T. Zahn, G. O'Shea, A. Rowstron (Microsoft Research Cambridge)
  Cool-Tether: Energy Efficient On-the-fly WiFi Hot-spots using Mobile Phones
  A. Sharma (University of California, Santa Barbara), V. Navda, R. Ramjee, V. Padmanabhan (Microsoft Research India), E. Belding (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Thursday 2009-12-03
08:00 - 12:00 Registration
9:00 - 09:05 Best Paper Award
09:05 - 10:20 Session 4 : Peer-to-Peer (Chair: Max Ott)
  Content Availability and Bundling in Swarming Systems
  D. Menasche (University of Massachusetts at Amherst), A. Rocha (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro), B. Li (Tsinghua University), D. Towsley, A. Venkataramani (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
  FairTorrent: Bringing Fairness to Peer-to-Peer Systems
  A. Sherman, J. Nieh, C. Stein (Columbia University)
  Scaling All-Pairs Overlay Routing
  D. Sontag, Y. Zhang (MIT), A. Phanishayee, D. Andersen (Carnegie Mellon University), D. Karger (MIT)
10:20 - 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 - 12:00 Session 5: Privacy and Security (Chair: Ernst Biersack)
  StarClique: Providing Privacy Guarantees in Social Networks using Graph Augmentation
  K. Puttaswamy, A. Sala, B. Zhao (University of California, Santa Barbara)
  Lockr: Better Privacy for Social Networks
  A. Tootoonchian (University of Toronto), S. Saroiu (Microsoft Research), Y. Ganjali (University of Toronto), A. Wolman (Microsoft Research)
  ARES: An Anti-jamming REinforcement System for 802.11 Networks
  K. Pelechrinis, I. Broustis, S. Krishnamurthy (University of California, Riverside), C. Gkantsidis (Microsoft Research, Cambridge)
12:00 - 13:45 Lunch
13:45 - 15:00 Session 6: Measurement 1 (Chair: Renata Teixeira)
  ThunderDome: Discovering Upload Constraints Using Decentralized Bandwidth Tournaments
  J. Douceur, J. Mickens, T. Moscibroda (Microsoft Research), D. Panigrahi (MIT)
  A minimum-delay-difference method for mitigating cross-traffic impact on capacity measurement
  E. Chan (Hong Kong Polytechnic University), X. Luo (Georgia Institute of Technology), R. Chang (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
  Where the Sidewalk Ends: Extending the Internet AS Graph Using Traceroutes From P2P Users
  K. Chen, D. Choffnes, R. Potharaju, Y. Chen, F. Bustamante (Northwestern University), D. Pei (AT&T Labs Research), Y. Zhao (Northwestern University)
15:00 - 15:20 Coffee Break
15:20 - 16:35 Session 7: Measurement 2 (Chair: Karen Sollins)
  Macroscope: End-Point Approach to Networked Application Dependency Discovery
  L. Popa (University of California, Berkeley), B. Chun (Intel Research Berkeley), I. Stoica (University of California, Berkeley), J. Chandrashekar, N. Taft (Intel Research Berkeley)
  Exploiting Dynamicity in Graph-based Traffic Analysis: Techniques and Applications
  M. Iliofotou, M. Faloutsos (University of California, Riverside), M. Mitzenmacher (Harvard University)
  RFDump: An Architecture for Monitoring the Wireless Ether
  K. Lakshminarayanan, S. Sapra, S. Seshan, P. Steenkiste (Carnegie Mellon University)
16:35 - 16:45 Break
16:45 - 18:15 Panel (Moderator: Paul Mockapetris)
19:30 - Social Event: Teatro Capranica (located in Piazza Capranica 101)
Friday 2009-12-04
08:00 - 10:00 Registration
09:00 - 10:15 Session 8: Network Management (Chair: Christophe Diot)
  Traffic management and resource allocation in small wired/wireless networks
  C. Gkantsidis, T. Karagiannis, P. Key, B. Radunovic (Microsoft Research Cambridge), E. Raftopoulos (FORTH), D. Manjunath (IIT Bombay)
  PACMAN: a Platform for Automated and Controlled network operations and configuration MANagement
  X. Chen, Z. Mao (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor), J. Merwe (AT&T Labs Research)
  Detecting Network Neutrality Violations with Causal Inference
  M. Tariq, M. Motiwala, N. Feamster, M. Ammar (Georgia Institute of Technology)
10:15 - 10:35 Coffee Break
10:35 - 12:15 Session 9: Novel Architectures 2 (Chair: Bruce Davie)
  SafeGuard: Safe Forwarding during Route Changes
  A. Li, X. Yang (Duke University), D. Wetherall (Intel Research Seattle/University of Washington)
  BUFFALO: Bloom Filter Forwarding Architecture for Large Organizations
  M. Yu, A. Fabrikant, J. Rexford (Princeton University)
  Improving Internet-wide routing protocols convergence with MRPC timers
  A. Lambert, M. Buob (Orange Labs), S. Uhlig (Deutsche Telekom Labs/TU Berlin)
  On Effectively Exploiting Multiple Wireless Interfaces in Mobile Hosts
  C. Tsao, R. Sivakumar (Georgia Institute of Technology)
12:15 Adjourn