Shobha Venkataraman


Publications

Talks


Publications

My dblp page.
  • Modeling web quality-of-experience on cellular networks.
    with Athula Balachandran, Vaneet Aggarwal, Emir Halepovic, Jeffrey Pang, Srinivasan Seshan and He Yan
    In MobiCom 2014: 213-224

  • Prometheus: toward quality-of-experience estimation for mobile apps from passive network measurements.
    with Vaneet Aggarwal, Emir Halepovic, Jeffrey Pang and He Yan.
    In HotMobile 2014.

  • Why is my smartphone slow? On the fly diagnosis of underperformance on the mobile Internet.
    with Chaitrali Amrutkar, Matti A. Hiltunen, Trevor Jim, Kaustubh R. Joshi, Oliver Spatscheck, Patrick Traynor.
    In DSN 2013: 1-8

  • Automatically Inferring the Evolution of Malicious Activity on the Internet
    with David Brumley, Subhabrata Sen, Oliver Spatscheck.
    In NDSS 2013

  • Understanding the Complexity of the 3G UMTS Network Performance [pdf]
    with Yingying Chen, Nick G. Duffield, Patrick Haffner, Wen-Ling Hsu, Guy Jacobson, Yu Jin, Subhabrata Sen and Zhi-li Zhang.
    In Networking 2013:1-9

  • A First Look at Cellular Network Performance during Crowded Events
    with Zubair Shafiq, Lusheng Ji, Alex Liu, Jeffrey Pang and Jia Wang
    Proceedings of ACM SIGMETRICS, Pittsburgh, PA, June 2013.

  • Characterizing Data Usage Patterns in a Large Cellular Network
    with Yu Jin, Nick Duffield, Alexandre Gerber, Patrick Haffner, Wen-Ling Hsu, Guy Jacobson, Subhabrata Sen and Zhi-Li Zhang.
    In Proc. of the 2012 ACM SIGCOMM workshop on Cellular Networks: operations, challenges, and future design (CellNet 2012).

  • Identifying Diverse Behaviors of Smartphone Apps [pdf]
    with Qiang Xu, Jeffrey Erman, Alexandre Gerber, Z. Morley Mao and Jeffrey Pang.
    In Proceedings of ACM International Measurement Conference (IMC) 2011, November 2011

  • BitShred: Feature Hashing Malware for Scalable Triage and Semantic Analysis [pdf]
    with Jiyong Jang and David Brumley.
    In Proceedings of ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS) 2011, October 2011

  • Large-scale App-based Reporting of Customer Problems in Cellular Networks: Potential and Limitations [pdf]
    with Yu Jin, Nick Duffield, Alexandre Gerber, Patrick Haffner, Wen-ling Hsu, Guy Jacobson, Subhabrata Sen and Zhi-li Zhang.
    In ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on Measurements Up the STack (W-MUST) 2011, August 2011

  • Internet-Scale Visualization and Detection of Performance Events [pdf]
    with Jeffrey Pang, Subhabrata Sen and Oliver Spatscheck.
    In Usenix Annual Technical Conference 2011, June 2011

  • Making Sense of Customer Tickets in Cellular Networks [pdf]
    with Yu Jin, Alexandre Gerber, Patrick Haffner, Wen-Ling Hsu, Guy Jacobson, Subhabrata Sen and Zhi-li Zhang.
    In Proceedings of IEEE Infocom Mini-Conference 2011, April 2011

  • Speed Testing without Speed Tests: Estimating Achievable Download Speed from Passive Measurements [pdf]
    with Alexandre Gerber, Jeffrey Pang and Oliver Spatscheck.
    In Proceedings of ACM International Measurement Conference (IMC) 2010, November 2010

  • Tracking Dynamic Sources of Malicious Activity at Internet-Scale [pdf]
    with Avrim Blum, Dawn Song, Subhabrata Sen and Oliver Spatscheck
    In Proceedings of Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) 2009, December 2009

  • Limits of Learning-based Signature Generation with Adversaries [pdf]
    with Avrim Blum and Dawn Song
    In Network and Distributed Systems Security Symposium (NDSS) 2008, February 2008

  • Exploiting Network Structure for Proactive Spam Mitigation [pdf]
    with Subhabrata Sen, Oliver Spatscheck, Patrick Haffner and Dawn Song
    In Usenix Security 2007, August 2007

  • Detecting Stealthy Attacks Using Online Histograms [pdf]
    with Yan Gao, Yao Zhao, Robert Schweller, Yan Chen, Dawn Song and Ming-Yang Kao
    In International Workshop on Quality of Service (IWQoS '07), June 2007

  • FiG: Automatic Fingerprint Generation [pdf]
    with Juan Caballero, Pongsin Poosankam, Min Gyung Kang, Dawn Song and Avrim Blum
    In Network and Distributed Systems Security Symposium (NDSS) 2007, February 2007

  • Black-box Anomaly Detection: Is it Utopian? [pdf]
    with Juan Caballero, Dawn Song, Avrim Blum and Jennifer Yates.
    In Fifth Workshop on Hot Topics in Networking (HotNets-V), 2006

  • New Streaming Algorithms for Fast Detection of Superspreaders [ps]
    with Dawn Song, Phillip Gibbons and Avrim Blum.
    In Network and Distributed Systems Security Symposium (NDSS), February 2005

  • Detection of Interactive Stepping Stones. [pdf]
    with Avrim Blum and Dawn Song
    In Recent Advances in Intrusion Detection (RAID), September 2004

  • Efficient Algorithms for Factored MDPs. [ps]
    with Carlos Guestrin, Daphne Koller and Ronald Parr.
    In Journal of Artificial Intelligence (JAIR), Volumer 19, pp 399-468, 2003.
    Winner of 2007 IJCAI-JAIR Best Paper Award. (Awarded to an outstanding paper published in JAIR in the preceding 5 calendar years)

  • Context-Specific Multiagent Coordination and Planning With Factored MDPs. [pdf]
    with Carlos Guestrin and Daphne Koller. AAAI-2002, July 2002.
    • Previous version [pdf] in AAAI Spring Symposium on Collaborative and Learning Agents, March 2002.
    • My undergraduate honors thesis version [pdf], June 2002.
  • Incentive Mechanisms for Smoothing Out a Focused Demand for Network Resources. [pdf]
    with Kevin Leyton-Brown, Ryan Porter, Balaji Prabhakar and Yoav Shoham
    Computer Communications 26, 2003.
    • Short version [ps] in ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce, October 2001.
 

Talks

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