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  • SIGCOMM Test-of-time Award for 2009 | acm sigcomm
    for 2009 4 September 2009 12 00am nspring The Sigcomm Test of time award recognizes papers published 10 to 12 years in the past in Computer Communication Review or any SIGCOMM sponsored or co sponsored conference that is deemed to be an outstanding paper whose contents are still a vibrant and useful contribution today This year s test of time awardee is the paper titled A digital fountain approach to

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  • Slides from Community Feedback Session | acm sigcomm
    by ACMSIGCOMM User login Username Password Request new password Slides from Community Feedback Session 4 September 2009 12 00am nspring Slides from the Community Feedback Session in Barcelona have been posted The Community Feedback Session formerly known as the SIGCOMM business meeting was held at the annual conference in Barcelona on August 18 2009 The slides from the session are now available on line here and a short summary of

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  • Incoming SIGCOMM Officers | acm sigcomm
    password Incoming SIGCOMM Officers 29 June 2009 12 00am nspring Bruce Davie will be the new chair Henning Schulzrinne remains Vice Chair and Tilman Wolf remains Secretary Treasurer The results of the 2009 SIGCOMM elections are in The incoming officers

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  • SIGCOMM News | acm sigcomm
    Local grants html October 17 2014 4 59 PM EST is the HARD deadline Decision notification will be sent out by October 20 2014 5 In order to build up the next generation of networking researchers and to contribute to the dissemination of scientific results to the community SIGCOMM has decided to provide funding for summer schools In 2014 we supported the 4th PhD School on Traffic Monitoring and Analysis TMA organised in April 2014 in London UK We are soliciting new proposals for summer schools that are planned in the next twelve months see this page for details and consider organising one http www sigcomm org content sigcomm sponsored summer schools That s all for now August 2014 SIGCOMM newsletter August 4 2014 Dear SIGCOMM Community Members We are less than two weeks away from SIGCOMM 2014 conference in Chicago Details of the conference and 6 workshops are available on http conferences sigcomm org sigcomm 2014 index php Here is the news for this month Contents 1 IMC Student Travel Grant 2 SIGCOMM Doctoral Dissertation Award 3 Test of time award 4 SIGCOMM 2015 workshops 5 SIGCOMM 2014 Best Paper awards 1 Are you a student Want to attend IMC Advisor won t fund the trip Apply for a travel grant http conferences2 sigcomm org imc 2014 stg html August 25 2014 11 59 PM PDT Aug 26 2014 6 59 AM GMT is the HARD deadline Late applications will not be considered Decision notification will be sent out by September 1 2014 2 The SIGCOMM Doctoral Dissertation Award 2014 recipient is Aaron Schulman who did his doctoral work at Maryland Congratulations Aaron 3 The SIGCOMM Test of time award winner papers this year are Congestion Control for High Bandwidth Delay Product Networks by Dina Katabi Mark Handley and Charlie Rohrs and Measuring ISP Topologies with Rocketfuel by Neil Spring Ratul Mahajan and David Wetherall Congratulations to the authors of these landmarks papers 4 The call for workshops for SIGCOMM 2015 is now available Please contact the SiGCOMM 2015 workshop chairs Nick Feamster and Renata Teixeira if you have ideas for workshops you would like to see or if you want to organize a workshop next year http conferences sigcomm org sigcomm 2015 cfw php 5 SIGCOMM 2014 best paper awards go to Balancing Accountability and Privacy in the Network David Naylor Carnegie Mellon University Matthew K Mukerjee Carnegie Mellon University Peter Steenkiste Carnegie Mellon University and CONGA Distributed Congestion Aware Load Balancing for Datacenters Mohammad Alizadeh Cisco Tom Edsall Cisco Sarang Dharmapurikar Cisco Ramanan Vaidyanathan Cisco Kevin Chu Cisco Andy Fingerhut Google Terry Lam Cisco Francis Matus Cisco Rong Pan Cisco Navindra Yadav Cisco George Varghese Microsoft That s all for now CFPs for Upcoming SIGCOMM sponsored conferences http www sigcomm org conferences sponsored CFPs for Upcoming in cooperation with SIGCOMM conferences http www sigcomm org conferences cooperation The 2014 SIGCOMM Award July 2 2014 The 2014 SIGCOMM Award goes to George Varghese for sustained and diverse contributions

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  • SIGCOMM News | acm sigcomm
    the nature of experimental networking research By overcoming barriers to planetary scale experimentation and deployment the authors and their enduring testbed artifact ushered in a new era of empirically validated network protocol design catalyzed community wide attention to the thoughtful construction and employment of appropriate research infrastructures testbeds and measurement platforms and helped to foster a now vibrant research area focused on understanding Internet scale network phenomena A delay tolerant network architecture for challenged internets Kevin Fall Proc SIGCOMM 2003 For anchoring a line of network architecture research that represented a sharp conceptual break from the internet centric focus of the community at the time substantially broadened the scope of applicability of networked computer communication and remains a vital and active research topic today serving domains ranging from resource poor rural environments to interplanetary space science support 2012 SIGCOMM Doctoral Dissertation Award to be presented at SIGCOMM 2013 but recipient can choose to be recognized at CoNEXT 2013 Shyamnath Gollakota winner The dissertation provides a fundamentally new and practical way to deal with interference in the wireless medium often rendering it harmless or even turning it into an advantage While traditional wireless systems have attempted to avoid interference this thesis is the first to practically demonstrate techniques to decode packets under significant interference and leveraging it for improved security The thesis is transformative and can significantly impact the design of future wireless communication systems Ashok Anand runners up The dissertation presents a range of innovative techniques to eliminate redundancies in traffic across diverse hosts routers and networks across the Internet The work itself is rigorous and comprehensive in its treatment of redundancy elimination techniques As the demand for Internet bandwidth continues to be higher than ever before such approaches can prove to be highly beneficial Laurent Vanbever runners up The dissertation provides fundamental innovations that allow a network to be re configured without causing inconsistencies in network routing structures The thesis encompasses good theoretical concepts that ensure global correctness properties and practical manifestations of these concepts to make them deployable As networks around us continue to get more complex the techniques developed in this thesis provide significant tools to improve efficient management of these networks 2012 Rising Star Award was presented at CoNEXT 2012 Teemu Koponen This award to Teemu Koponen is in recognition of outstanding research contributions early in his career on Information Centric Networking Accountable Internetworking and Software Defined Networking His architectural ideas are deep have influenced other researchers and crucially he has put in signficant effort in figuring out how to transfer the ideas effectively into practice New SIGCOMM Officers Elected June 27 2013 Effective July 1 the new SIGCOMM Chair will be S Keshav Renata Cruz Teixeira will be Vice Chair and Joerg Ott will be Secretary Treasurer The full officer list is at http www sigcomm org about people SIGCOMM Rising Star Award Nominations Deadline is August 1 May 26 2013 The deadline for the submissions of candidates for the SIGCOMM Rising Star award is

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  • SIGCOMM News | acm sigcomm
    dataset and its known limitations and store them on publicly accessible servers or add them to existing public collections Understanding the SIGCOMM community and its evolution Like many communities the SIGCOMM community evolves Although SIGCOMM members are skilled at measuring the Internet we do not have quantitative data about the evolution of our community e g the number of faculty PhD students or researchers who consider themselves to be network researcher or the job opportunities for graduates A community project could develop surveys like the Taulbee survey in the United States that could allow us to better understand who are SIGCOMM members and what are their needs Educational material Many SIGCOMM members develop various types of educational material for the courses they teach such as slides software exercises projects or exams This educational material is often of very good quality but only used by one class at one university An educational project could build on existing educational material and expand it so that it can be easily re used by other teachers SIGCOMM video channel Tutorials have sometimes been offered in parallel with SIGCOMM conferences Given the availability of video streaming platforms such as ACM s Digital Library YouTube or Vimeo it is now possible to widely disseminate presentations or long tutorials by using these platforms However this often requires a good quality video production A community project could assemble a set of tutorials or long presentations record them and disseminate the results to the entire SIGCOMM community Training students by reproducing research results There are regularly discussions about the reproducibility of research results generated within our community Reproducing previous research results is important but reproducing some results e g measurements or systems results can take a lot of time A community project could organize a summer school or a long workshop where students would reproduce previous but important research results This activity could allow the community to verify whether some past assumptions that were based on old measurements are still valid Database of networking courses SIGCOMM members working in universities teach courses on a broad range of topics Unfortunately the teaching material developed for these courses is hidden on university web sites and difficult to find A community project could categorize these courses and build a web site that presents all these courses in an easily accessible way Call for proposals The SIGCOMM Executive Committee will evaluate all SIGCOMM community project proposals The current list of SIGCOMM officers may be found on the SIGCOMM web site http www sigcomm org about people We encourage project proposers to discuss their ideas with a member of the Executive Committee in advance but this is not required Proposals should be sent as a PDF file of no more than three pages 11 point font or larger by email to sigcomm community projects acm org The next submission deadline in January 20th 2013 The deadline for receipt of the project proposal is midnight New York time Proposals received on time will be acknowledged

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  • SIGCOMM News | acm sigcomm
    The proposals should be submitted to Jaudelice de Oliveira the Conference Co ordinator no later than October 31 2011 The preference for 2013 is for proposals to come from outside of Europe and North America Bruce Maggs is the new SIGCOMM Awards Chair June 27 2011 After several years of diligent service Ramesh Govindan has stepped down as Awards Chair and Bruce Maggs has been appointed in his place Bruce takes on the role of adminstering the substantial awards program offered by Sigcomm This includes the annual SIGCOMM award and the newly created SIGCOMM Doctoral Dissertation award SIGCOMM Test of Time Awardees for 2011 May 24 2011 Two papers have been awarded the SIGCOMM 2011 Test of Time Award They are 1 Chord A Scalable Peer to peer Lookup Service for Internet Applications Ion Stoica Robert Morris David Karger M Frans Kaashoek Hari Balakrishnan Proc ACM SIGCOMM 2001 2 A Scalable Content addressable Network Sylvia Ratnasamy Paul Francis Mark Handley Richard Karp Scott Shenker Proc ACM SIGCOMM 2001 The 2011 SIGCOMM Award May 15 2011 Vern Paxson UC Berkeley and ICSI is the 2011 SIGCOMM Award Winner He was selected for his seminal contributions to the fields of Internet measurement and Internet security and for distinguished leadership and service to the Internet community Mark Crovella Stefan Savage and David Rosenblum elected ACM Fellows December 14 2010 ACM has announced its Fellows for 2010 Among the 41 inductees are past SIGCOMM chair Mark Crovella and former SIGCOMM PC chair Stefan Savage SIGCOMM member David Rosenblum was also recognized as a Fellow as was Christos Faloutsos who has made several contributions to the networking field Congratulations to them and all the Fellows SIGCOMM 2012 in Helsinki December 7 2010 The SIGCOMM Executive Committee has selected Helsinki as the host city for the 2012 ACM SIGCOMM Conference The general chairs will be Lars Eggert and Joerg Ott More details and precise dates will be available in the near future Nick Feamster is the ACM SIGCOMM Rising Star Award Winner for 2010 December 1 2010 Nick Feamster has been awarded the Rising Star Award by ACM SIGCOMM www sigcomm org ACM s Special Interest Group on Data Communications for his pioneering contributions to network operations and security Feamster an assistant professor at Georgia Tech was cited for outstanding research contributions early in his career in network operations and security His ongoing work with network operators has resulted in innovative and practical systems for making networks more secure more available and easier to manage He will receive the award and deliver the keynote address at the ACM International Conference on emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies CoNEXT December 1 in Philadelphia PA USA http conferences sigcomm org co next 2010 Feamster s research in network security and operations has influenced research and industry on a national level Aspects of his work have also been incorporated into commercial spam filtering products and Web mail clients at Yahoo Cisco Ironport and McAfee as well as a U S

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  • SIGCOMM News | acm sigcomm
    has selected Toronto as the host city for the Sigcomm 2011 Conference After review of the submitted proposals the Executive Committee has selected Toronto as the venue for the annual Sigcomm conference in 2011 Jorg Liebeherr University of Toronto will be General Chair Exact dates and other details will be announced shortly SIGCOMM Education Director Appointed March 17 2010 Olivier Bonaventure is the new SIGCOMM Education Director The SIGCOMM EC is pleased to announce that we have appointed Olivier Bonaventure to the position of SIGCOMM Education Director This position had been vacant since Jim Kurose stepped down some time ago In Olivier we are fortunate to have a person who brings a passion for education and a wealth of relevant experience to the role Olivier has many years of teaching experience and has mentored several well known names in the field We welcome him to the SIGCOMM board and look forward to his leadership in this area Olivier s contact details can be found here SIGCOMM Award Nominations are due March 31st 2010 February 19 2010 The SIGCOMM award is bestowed annually for outstanding lifetime technical achievement in the fields of data and computer communications Nominations for this year s award are due on or before March 31st 2010 The nomination procedure is discussed in detail here http www sigcomm org about awards sigcomm award nominations If you have any questions about the nominations process please contact the Awards Chair Ramesh Govindan ramesh usc edu Ratul Mahajan is the ACM Sigcomm Rising Star Awardee for 2009 December 5 2009 Each year ACM SIGCOMM presents a Rising Star Award recognizing a young researcher an individual no older than 35 who has made outstanding research contributions to the field of communication networks during this early part of his or her career This year s awardee is Ratul Mahajan from Microsoft Research in recognition of outstanding research contributions early in his career in network management and wireless communication where his measurement driven approach has culminated in innovative and practically adopted systems ACM announces 2009 Fellows December 5 2009 New ACM fellows include four SIGCOMM members current SIGCOMM chair Bruce Davie Jeffrey Dean Farnam Jahanian and John Chi Shing Lui The ACM Fellows Program was established by Council in 1993 to recognize and honor outstanding ACM members for their achievements in computer science and information technology and for their significant contributions to the mission of the ACM The ACM Fellows serve as distinguished colleagues to whom the ACM and its members look for guidance and leadership as the world of information technology evolves New ACM fellows include four SIGCOMM members Bruce Davie Cisco For contributions to computer networking Jeffrey A Dean Google For contributions to the science and engineering of large scale distributed computer systems Farnam Jahanian Univ Michigan For contributions to the dependability and security of networks and systems and John Chi Shing Lui CUHK For contributions to stochastic analysis of parallel storage and communication systems SIGMOBILE Seeks EIC for MC2R November 3

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