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How DNS over HTTPS is Reshaping Privacy, Performance, and Policy in the Internet Ecosystem, PDF
Kevin Borgolte, Tithi Chattopadhyay, Nick Feamster, Mihir Kshirsagar, Jordan Holland, Austin Hounsel, Paul Schmit
July 2019, 47th Research Conference on Communications, Information and Internet Policy (TPRC)
Analyzing the Costs (and Benefits) of DNS, DoT, and DoH for the Modern Web, PDF
Austin Hounsel, Kevin Borgolte, Paul Schmitt, Jordan Holland, Nick Feamster
July 2019,
Lightweight, General Inference of Streaming Video Quality from Encrypted Traffic, PDF
Francesco Bronzino, Paul Schmitt, Sara Ayoubi, Nick Feamster, Renata Teixeira, Sarah Wasserman, Srikanth Sundaresan
January 2019,


AirPress: High-accuracy spectrum summarization using compressed scans, PDF
Mariya Zheleva, Timothy Larock, Paul Schmitt, Petko Bogdanov
October 2018, 2018 IEEE International Symposium on Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks (DySPAN)
Low on air: inherent wireless channel capacity limitations, PDF
Paul Schmitt, Elizabeth Belding
ACM, June 2018, Proceedings of the 2017 Workshop on Computing Within Limits
Nation-State Hegemony in Internet Routing, PDF
Anne Edmundson, Roya Ensafi, Nick Feamster, Jennifer Rexford
ACM, June 2018, Page 17, Proceedings of the 1st ACM SIGCAS Conference on Computing and Sustainable Societies
Oblivious DNS: Practical Privacy for DNS Queries, PDF
Paul Schmitt, Anne Edmundson, Nick Feamster
June 2018,
Understanding the Use and Impact of the Zero-Rated Free Basics Platform in South Africa, PDF
Julianne Romanosky, Marshini Chetty
ACM, April 2018, Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
A Cellular Network Radio Access Performance Measurement System: Results from a Ugandan Refugee Settlements Field Trial, PDF
Carleen Maitland, Rich Caneba, Paul Schmitt, Thomas Koutsky
March 2018,
Enhancing Transparency: Internet Video Quality Inference from Network Traffic, PDF
Paul Schmitt, Francesco Bronzino, Renata Teixeira, Tithi Chattopadhyay, Nick Feamster
March 2018,


Rangzen: Anonymously Getting the Word Out in a Blackout, PDF
Adam Lerner, Giulia Fanti, Yahel Ben-David, Jesus Garcia, Paul Schmitt, Barath Raghavan
December 2017,
A First Look at Mobile Internet Use in Township Communities in South Africa, PDF
Amreesh Phokeer, Melissa Densmore, David Johnson, Nick Feamster
ACM, November 2017, Proceedings of the 7th Annual Symposium on Computing for Development
Characterizing and Improving the Reliability of Broadband Internet Access, PDF
Zachary S Bischof, Fabian E Bustamante, Nick Feamster
September 2017,
Insight Into Africa’s Country-level Latencies, PDF
Josiah Chavula, Amreesh Phokeer, Agustin Formoso, Nick Feamster
IEEE, September 2017, 2017 IEEE AFRICON
Network Measurement and Systems for Resource-Constrained Environments, PDF
Paul Schmitt
July 2017,
SDX-Based Flexibility or Internet Correctness?: Pick Two!, PDF
Rüdiger Birkner, Arpit Gupta, Nick Feamster, Laurent Vanbever
ACM, April 2017, Proceedings of the Symposium on SDN Research
Workshop on Tracking Quality of Experience in the Internet: Summary and Outcomes, PDF
Fabián E Bustamante, David Clark, Nick Feamster
ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review, ACM, January 2017,


Helping the Lone Operator in the Vast Frontier, PDF
Thomas Pötsch, Paul Schmitt, Jay Chen, Barath Raghavan
ACM, November 2016, Proceedings of the 15th ACM Workshop on Hot Topics in Networks
Network Monitoring as a Streaming Analytics Problem, PDF
Arpit Gupta, Rüdiger Birkner, Marco Canini, Nick Feamster, Chris Mac-Stoker, Walter Willinger
November 2016,
The Effect of DNS on Tor’s Anonymity, PDF
Benjamin Greschbach, Tobias Pulls, Laura M Roberts, Philipp Winter, Nick Feamster
September 2016,
A First Look into Transnational Routing Detours, PDF
Anne Edmundson, Roya Ensafi, Nick Feamster, Jennifer Rexford
ACM, August 2016, Proceedings of the 2016 ACM SIGCOMM Conference
PhoneHome: Robust Extension of Cellular Coverage, PDF
Paul Schmitt, Daniel Iland, Elizabeth Belding, Mariya Zheleva
August 2016, ICCCN 2016
SmartCell: Small-Scale Mobile Congestion Awareness, PDF
Paul Schmitt, Daniel Iland, Elizabeth Belding
IEEE Communications Magazine, July 2016,
Navigating connectivity in reduced infrastructure environments, PDF
Paul Schmitt, Elizabeth Belding
ACM, June 2016, Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Computing within Limits
Staggercast: Demand-Side Management for ISPs, PDF
Gareth Tyson, Nishanth Sastry, Richard Mortier, Nick Feamster
May 2016,
Characterizing and Avoiding Routing Detours Through Surveillance States, PDF
Anne Edmundson, Roya Ensafi, Nick Feamster, Jennifer Rexford
May 2016,
AirVIEW: Unsupervised transmitter detection for next generation spectrum sensing, PDF
Mariya Zheleva, Petko Bogdanov, Timothy Larock, Paul Schmitt
IEEE, April 2016, IEEE INFOCOM 2018-IEEE Conference on Computer Communications
HybridCell: Cellular connectivity on the fringes with demand-driven local cells, PDF
Paul Schmitt, Daniel Iland, Mariya Zheleva, Elizabeth Belding
April 2016, IEEE INFOCOM 2016 - The 35th Annual IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications
A Study of MVNO Data Paths and Performance, PDF
Paul Schmitt, Morgan Vigil, Elizabeth Belding
Springer, Cham, March 2016, International Conference on Passive and Active Network Measurement
Detecting DNS Root Manipulation, PDF
Ben Jones, Nick Feamster, Vern Paxson, Nicholas Weaver, Mark Allman
Springer, Cham, March 2016, International Conference on Passive and Active Network Measurement
Home Network or Access Link? Locating Last-Mile Downstream Throughput Bottlenecks, PDF
Srikanth Sundaresan, Nick Feamster, Renata Teixeira
March 2016, International Conference on Passive and Active Network Measurement
A Case Study of Traffic Demand Response to Broadband Service-Plan Upgrades, PDF
Sarthak Grover, Roya Ensafi, and Nick Feamster
March 2016,
An Industrial-Scale Software Defined Internet Exchange Point, PDF
Arpit Gupta, Robert MacDavid, Rudiger Birkner, Marco Canini, Nick Feamster, Jennifer Rexford, Laurent Vanbever
March 2016, 3th {USENIX} Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation ({NSDI} 16)
Authorizing Network Control at Software Defined Internet Exchange Points, PDF
Arpit Gupta, Nick Feamster, Laurent Vanbever
ACM, March 2016, Proceedings of the Symposium on SDN Research
Revealing Utilization at Internet Interconnection Points, PDF
Nick Feamster
TPRC, March 2016,


A Cross-National Study of Broadband Adoption: An Integrated Demand-Supply Perspective, PDF
Tithi Chattopadhyay
September 2011,
A Complex Systems Model of Industry Concentration and Broadband Infrastructure Investment, PDF
Kurtis DeMaagd, Erik D. Goodman, Johannes M. Bauer, Kendall J. Koning, Tithi Chattopadhyay, Nicolas Friederici
September 2011,