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Home Networking Research Selected for Communications of the ACM Research Highlights

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Our SIGCOMM 2011 paper, “Broadband Internet Performance: A View From the Gateway“, which studies broadband Internet performance from about 4,000 homes in the United States and eight different ISPs, has been selected for Communications of the ACM‘s Research Highlights, a section devoted to the most important recent computer science research. The article will appear in Communications of the ACM later this year.  Congratulations to Srikanth and the BISmark team!  Read more about Project BISmark (and get involved!) here.

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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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