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Feamster Chairs IEEE CCW Session on Home Networking

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Nick Feamster chaired a session on Home Networking at the IEEE CCW Conference, and spoke in the session on Information access on the Internet.  Content of these two sessions was as follows:

Information Access on the Internet

Chair: Josh Karlin (BBN Technologies)
  • Jeffrey Knockel (U. New Mexico) [slides: pdf]
    Chinese Keyword Censorship of Instant Messaging Programs
  • Hal Roberts (Harvard Berkman Center for Internet & Society) [slides: pdf]
    Mapping Local Internet Control
  • Nick Feamster (Georgia Tech) [slides: pdf]
    Open Information Access: Old Problems, Emerging Challenges
  • Paul Syverson (Naval Research Laboratory [slides: pdf]
    Onion Routing 101 and Trust for Traffic Security Resilience

Home Networking

Chair: Nick Feamster (Georgia Tech)
  • Bruce Davie (Cisco) [slides: pdf]
    Complexity of Home Networks
  • Marshini Chetty (Georgia Tech) [slides: pdf]
    What are the sources of home network complexity and how can we help home users to deal with them?
  • AJ Brush (Microsoft) [slides: pdf]
    Design for the “Uninterested” End-User
  • Ratul Mahajan (Microsoft)[slides: pdf]
    View the home as a computer
  • Richard Mortier (University of Nottingham, UK) [slides: pdf]
    Homework: User-centric Networking

Author: Nick Feamster

Nick Feamster is a professor in the Department of Computer Science at Princeton University. Before joining the faculty at Princeton, he was a professor in the School of Computer Science at Georgia Tech. He received his Ph.D. in Computer science from MIT in 2005, and his S.B. and M.Eng. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT in 2000 and 2001, respectively. His research focuses on many aspects of computer networking and networked systems, including the design, measurement, and analysis of network routing protocols, network operations and security, and anonymous communication systems. In December 2008, he received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) for his contributions to cybersecurity, notably spam filtering. His honors include the Technology Review 35 "Top Young Innovators Under 35" award, a Sloan Research Fellowship, the NSF CAREER award, the IBM Faculty Fellowship, and award papers at SIGCOMM 2006 (network-level behavior of spammers), the NSDI 2005 conference (fault detection in router configuration), Usenix Security 2002 (circumventing web censorship using Infranet), and Usenix Security 2001 (web cookie analysis).

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