DIMACS Workshop on Designing Networks for Manageability

November 12 - 13, 2009
University Inn and Conference Center at Rutgers, New Brunswick, NJ

University Inn and Conference Center website
178 Ryders Lane
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8535

Mauricio Resende, AT&T Labs, mgcr at research.att.com
Jennifer Rexford, Princeton University, jrex at cs.princeton.edu
Presented under the auspices of the Special Focus on Algorithmic Foundations of the Internet.

Workshop Program:

Thursday, November 12, 2009

 8:45 -  9:30  Breakfast and Registration

 9:30 - 10:00  Welcome and Opening Remarks
               Rebecca Wright, DIMACS Deputy Director, Rutgers University
10:00 - 11:30  Session 1 Network Configuration
               Understanding and Mitigating Complexity in Network Configuration and Management
               Aditya Akella, University of Wisconsin-Madison
               Towards systematic design of enterprise networks
               Sanjay Rao, Purdue
               Applying Formal Methods to Configuration Synthesis and Debugging
               Sanjai Narain, Telcordia
11:30 - 12:00  Break

12:00 -  1:30  Lunch

 1:30 -  3:00  Session 2 Network Management
               Challenges Managing Large-scale Wireless Networks
               Lakshmi Subramanian, NYU
               Dynamic Access Control in Enterprise Networks
               Nick Feamster, Georgia Tech
               Design for Optimizability: A Case Study in Internet Routing
               Mung Chiang, Princeton University
 3:00 -  3:30  Break
 3:30 -  4:30  Session 3 Statistical Techniques
               Characterizing IP flows at network scale
               Nick Duffield, AT&T Labs--Research
               BUFFALO: Bloom Filter Forwarding Architecture for Large Organizations
               Minlan Yu, Princeton University
 4:30 -  5:00  Break
 5:00 -  6:30  Panel: Data Center Management
               Margaret Martonosi, Princeton
               Sambit Sahu, IBM Research
               Dimitrios Stiliadis, Bell Labs
 7:00 -  9:00  Dinner

Friday, November 13, 2009

 8:30 -  9:00  Breakfast and Registration

 9:00 - 10:30  Session 4 Routing Protocols
               Theoretical Bounds on Control-Plane Self-Monitoring in Routing Protocols
               Dan Rubenstein, Columbia
               Game-Theoretic and Economic Perspectives on Routing
               Michael Schapira, Berkeley/Yale
               Algebraic techniques for designing and managing routing protocols
               Alexander Gurney, Cambridge
10:30 - 11:00  Break

11:00 - 12:30  Session 5 Theoretical Techniques
               The Large Scale Curvature of Networks and Its Implications for Network Management
               Iraj Saniee, Bell Labs
               Applying PL and database techniques to networking
               Boon Thau Loo, UPenn
               Time-reversed linear probing with timeouts
               Mikkel Thorup, AT&T Labs--Research
12:30 - 12:45  Closing remarks

12:45 -  2:00  Lunch

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