2020

  • Bridging the Optical-Packet Network Chasm via Secure Enclaves (Extended abstract)
    Matthew Nance Hall and Ramakrishnan Durairajan
    In Workshop on Optical Systems Design (OptSys'20)
    co-located with ACM SIGCOMM'20, New York, USA, August 2020.
    [PAPER]    

  • Challenges in Using ML for Networking Research: How to Label If You Must
    Yukhe Lavinia, Ramakrishnan Durairajan, Reza Rejaie and Walter Willinger
    In Proceedings of Workshop on Network Meets AI & ML (NetAI'20)
    co-located with ACM SIGCOMM'20, New York, USA, August 2020.
    [PAPER]    

  • Fighting Fire with Light: Tackling Extreme Terabit DDoS Using Programmable Optics
    Matthew Nance Hall, Guyue Liu, Ramakrishnan Durairajan and Vyas Sekar
    In Proceedings of 1st Workshop on Secure and Programmable Network Infrastructure (SPIN'20)
    co-located with ACM SIGCOMM'20, New York, USA, August 2020.
    [PAPER]    

  • Lessons Learned Organizing the PAM 2020 Virtual Conference
    Chris Misa, Dennis Guse, Oliver Hohlfeld, Ramakrishnan Durairajan, Anna Sperotto, Alberto Dainotti and Reza Rejaie
    In proceedings of ACM SIGCOMM CCR'20, July 2020.
    [PAPER]    

  • MicroMon: A Monitoring Framework for Tackling Distributed Heterogeneity
    Babar Khalid*, Nolan Rudolph*, Ramakrishnan Durairajan and Sudarsun Kannan
    In Proceedings of 12th USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Storage and File Systems (HotStorage'20)
    co-located with Usenix ATC'20, Massachusetts, USA, July 2020.
    [PAPER]     (* co-primary authors)

  • Characteristics of Metro Fiber Deployments in the US
    Sathiya Kumaran Mani, Matthew Nance Hall, Ramakrishnan Durairajan and Paul Barford
    In Proceedings of TMA'20, Berlin, Germany, June 2020.
    [PAPER]    

  • On the Practicality of Learning Models for Network Telemetry
    Soheil Jamshidi, Zayd Hammoudeh, Ramakrishnan Durairajan, Daniel Lowd, Reza Rejaie and Walter Willinger
    In Proceedings of TMA'20, Berlin, Germany, June 2020.
    [PAPER]    

  • A First Comparative Characterization of Multi-cloud Connectivity in Today's Internet
    Bahador Yeganeh, Ramakrishnan Durairajan, Reza Rejaie and Walter Willinger
    In Proceedings of PAM'20, Oregon, USA, March 2020.
    [PAPER]    

2019

  • Denoising Internet Delay Measurements using Weak Supervision
    Anirudh Muthukumar and Ramakrishnan Durairajan
    In Proceedings of IEEE ICMLA'19, Florida, USA, December 2019.
    [PAPER]    

  • Bokeh: Anonymizing Physical Network Maps
    Yugali Gullapalli, Jeremy Koritzninsky, Meenakshi Syamkumar, Paul Barford, Ramakrishnan Durairajan and Joel Sommers
    In Proceedings of 3rd Workshop on Location-based Recommendations, Geosocial Networks and Geoadvertising (ACM LocalRec'19)
    co-located with ACM SIGSPATIAL'19, Chicago, IL, USA, November 2019.
    [PAPER]

  • How Cloud Traffic Goes Hiding: A Study of Amazon's Peering Fabric
    Bahador Yeganeh, Ramakrishnan Durairajan, Reza Rejaie and Walter Willinger
    In Proceedings of ACM IMC'19, Amsterdam, Netherlands, October 2019.
    [PAPER]    

  • Can We Containerize Internet Measurements?
    Christopher Misa, Sudarsun Kannan and Ramakrishnan Durairajan
    In Proceedings of ACM/IRTF/ISOC Applied Networking Research Workshop (ANRW'19)
    co-located with IETF 105, Montreal, Canada, July 2019.
    [PAPER]    

  • What time is it? Managing Time in the Internet
    Sathiya Kumaran Mani, Paul Barford, Ramakrishnan Durairajan and Joel Sommers
    In Proceedings of ACM/IRTF/ISOC Applied Networking Research Workshop (ANRW'19)
    co-located with IETF 105, Montreal, Canada, July 2019.
    [PAPER]    

  • Intelligent Defense using Pretense against Targeted Attacks in Cloud Platforms
    Roshan Neupane, Travis Neely, Prasad Calyam, Nishant Chettri, Mark Vassell and Ramakrishnan Durairajan
    In Elsevier Future Generation Computer Systems (FGCS)---Special Issue on Cyber Threat Intelligence and Analytics, 2019.
    [PAPER]    
    Impact factor: 4.639!

2018

  • In the IP of the Beholder: Strategies for Active IPv6 Topology Discovery
    Robert Beverly, Ramakrishnan Durairajan, David Plonka and Justin P. Rohrer
    In Proceedings of ACM IMC'18, Boston, USA, November 2018.
    [PAPER]     [arXiv]

  • A Compressed Sensing Approach to Taming the Internet Measurement Data Deluge (Poster)
    Matt Hall, Joel Sommers and Ramakrishnan Durairajan
    In Proceedings of ACM IMC'18, Boston, USA, November 2018.
    [POSTER]

  • Dynamic Measurement of Container Network Latency (Poster)
    Christopher Misa and Ramakrishnan Durairajan
    In Proceedings of ACM IMC'18, Boston, USA, November 2018.
    [POSTER]

  • A System for Clock Synchronization in an Internet of Things
    Sathiya Kumaran Mani, Ramakrishnan Durairajan, Paul Barford and Joel Sommers
    In Proceedings of ACM IoT'18, Santa Barbara, CA, USA, October 2018.
    [PAPER]     [arXiv]

  • TimeWeaver: Opportunistic One Way Delay Measurement via NTP
    Ramakrishnan Durairajan, Sathiya Kumaran Mani, Paul Barford, Rob Nowak and Joel Sommers
    In Proceedings of ITC 30, Vienna, Austria, September 2018.
    [PAPER]     [arXiv]

  • Deployment Characteristics of "The Edge" in Mobile Edge Computing
    Meenakshi Syamkumar, Paul Barford and Ramakrishnan Durairajan
    In Proceedings of 2nd Workshop on Mobile Edge Communications (ACM MECOMM'18)
    co-located with ACM SIGCOMM'18, Budapest, Hungary, August 2018.
    [PAPER]

  • Assessing Candidate Preference through Web Browsing History
    Giovanni Comarela, Ramakrishnan Durairajan, Paul Barford, Dino Christenson and Mark Crovella
    In Proceedings of ACM SIGKDD'18, London, UK, August 2018.
    [PAPER]     [PREVIEW VIDEO]

  • Lights Out: Climate Change Risk to Internet Infrastructure
    Ramakrishnan Durairajan, Carol Barford and Paul Barford
    In Proceedings of ACM/IRTF/ISOC Applied Networking Research Workshop (ANRW'18)
    co-located with IETF 102, Montreal, Canada, July 2018.
    [PAPER]    

  • Wrinkles in Time: Detecting Internet-wide Events via NTP
    Meenakshi Syamkumar, Sathiya Kumaran Mani, Ramakrishnan Durairajan, Paul Barford and Joel Sommers
    In Proceedings of IFIP Networking'18, Zurich, Switzerland, May 2018.
    [PAPER]

  • vFiber: Virtualizing Unused Optical Fibers (Extended Abstract)
    Matt Hall, Vijay Chidambaram and Ramakrishnan Durairajan
    In Proceedings of USENIX NSDI'18, Renton, WA, USA, April 2018.
    [POSTER]

  • Dolus: Cyber Defense using Pretense against DDoS Attacks in Cloud Platforms
    Roshan Neupane, Travis Neely, Nishant Chettri, Mark Vassell, Yuanxun Zhang, Prasad Calyam and Ramakrishnan Durairajan
    In Proceedings of ACM ICDCN'18, Varanasi, India, January 2018.
    [PAPER]    
    Invited Paper

2017

  • Automatic Metadata Generation for Active Measurement
    Joel Sommers, Ramakrishnan Durairajan and Paul Barford
    In Proceedings of ACM IMC'17, London, UK, November 2017.
    [PAPER]     [PROJECT WEBSITE]    

  • Topology-aware Perspective for Enhacing Robustness in the Internet
    Ramakrishnan Durairajan
    Ph.D. Thesis, University of Wisconsin - Madison, August 2017.

  • A Techno-Economic Approach for Broadband Deployment in Underserved Areas
    Ramakrishnan Durairajan and Paul Barford
    In proceedings of ACM SIGCOMM CCR'17, April 2017.
    [PAPER]    

2016

  • MNTP: Enhancing Time Synchronization for Mobile Devices
    Sathiya Kumaran Mani, Ramakrishnan Durairajan, Paul Barford and Joel Sommers
    In Proceedings of ACM IMC'16, Santa Monica, CA, USA, November 2016.
    [PAPER]

  • Bigfoot: A Geo-based Visualization Methodology for Detecting BGP Threats
    Meenakshi Syamkumar, Ramakrishnan Durairajan and Paul Barford
    In Proceedings of IEEE VizSec'16, Baltimore, MD, USA, October 2016.
    [PAPER]

  • A Techno-Economic Framework for Broadband Deployment in Underserved Areas
    Ramakrishnan Durairajan and Paul Barford
    In proceedings of ACM GAIA Workshop (ACM GAIA'16)
    co-located with ACM SIGCOMM'16, Florianopolis, Brazil, August 2016.
    [PAPER]     [SLIDES]    
    Best Paper Nomination to ACM SIGCOMM CCR

2015

2014

  • Controller-agnostic SDN Debugging
    Ramakrishnan Durairajan, Joel Sommers and Paul Barford
    In Proceedings of ACM CoNEXT'14, Sydney, Australia, December 2014.
    [PAPER]     [SLIDES]    
    Best Short Paper Award

  • Layer 1-Informed Internet Topology Measurement
    Ramakrishnan Durairajan, Joel Sommers and Paul Barford
    In Proceedings of ACM IMC'14, Vancouver, Canada, November 2014.
    [PAPER]     [SLIDES]    

  • OFf: Bugspray for Openflow (Extended Abstract)
    Ramakrishnan Durairajan, Joel Sommers and Paul Barford
    In Proceedings of ACM HotSDN Workshop (ACM HotSDN'14)
    co-located with ACM SIGCOMM'14, Chicago, IL, USA, August 2014.
    [PAPER]     [POSTER]    

2013

  • RiskRoute: A Framework for Mitigating Network Outage Threats
    Brian Eriksson, Ramakrishnan Durairajan and Paul Barford
    In Proceedings of ACM CoNEXT'13, Santa Barbara, CA, USA, December 2013.
    [PAPER]     [SLIDES]    

  • Internet Atlas: A Geographic Database of the Internet
    Ramakrishnan Durairajan, Subhadip Ghosh, Xin Tang, Paul Barford and Brian Eriksson
    In proceedings of 5th ACM HotPlanet Workshop (ACM HotPlanet'13)
    co-located with ACM SIGCOMM'13, Hong Kong, August 2013.
    [PAPER]     [PROJECT WEBSITE]     [SLIDES]    
    Coverage: New ScientistTechnology.org
    Discovery Challenge Research Award
    One of the 100 Great Innovations of 2017

  • Adaptive Data Transmission in the Cloud
    Wenfei Wu, Yizheng Chen, Ramakrishnan Durairajan, Dongchan Kim, Ashok Anand and Aditya Akella
    In Proceedings of IEEE/ACM IWQoS'13, Montreal, Canada, June 2013.
    [PAPER]     [TECH REPORT]