Shobha Venkataraman




  • 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.


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