Publications

Below are all reports that have appeared at public fora. For others, please email me for a draft.  Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation (NSF) or other funding agency.

Here is an overview of my core research areas.

Monographs and Book Chapters

 
S. Shakkottai and R. Srikant, “Network Optimization and Control”, in Foundations and Trends in Networking, Vol. 2, Issue 3, Now Publishers Inc,Boston – Delft, ISBN-13: 978-1601981028, January 2008 .

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S. Shakkottai and A. Eryilmaz, “Optimization and Control of Communication Networks”, chapter in The Control Handbook, edited by William Levine, CRC-Press, New York, October 2010.

S. Shakkottai and L. Ying “Discount Targeting in Online Social Networks Using Backpressure-Based Learning”, chapter in Handbook of Optimization in Complex Networks: Communication and Social Networks, edited by M. Thai and P. Pardalos, Springer, New York, 2011.
 

Journal Publications

 
N. Abedini and S. Shakkottai, “Content Caching and Scheduling in Wireless Networks with Elastic and Inelastic Traffic” To appear in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking.

V. Ramaswamy, V. Reddy, S. Shakkottai, A. Sprintson and N. Gautam, “Multipath Wireless Network Coding: An Augmented Potential Game Perspective”, To appear in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking.

V. Ramaswamy, D. Choudhury, and S. Shakkottai, “Which Protocol? Mutual Interaction of Heterogeneous Congestion Controllers”, To appear in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking.

S. Shakkottai, R. Srikant and L. Ying, “The asymptotic behavior of minimum buffer size requirements in large P2P streaming networks”, in IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communication, Vol. 29, Issue 5, May 2011.

P. Parag, S. Sah, S. Shakkottai, and J-F. Chamberland, “Value-Aware Resource Allocation for Service Guarantees in networks”, in IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communication, Vol. 29, Issue 5, May 2011.

A. ParandehGheibi, M. Medard, A. Ozdaglar and S. Shakkottai, “Avoiding Interruptions – a QoE Reliability Function for Streaming Media Applications”, in IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communication, Volume 29, Issue 5, May 2011.

S. Shakkottai, X. Liu and R. Srikant, “The Multicast Capacity of Large Multihop Wireless Networks”, in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Volume 18, Issue 6, December 2010.

S. Shakkottai, L. Ying and S. Sah, “Targeted Coupon Distribution Using Social Networks”, In Performance Evaluation Review, Vol. 38, Issue 3, December 2010.

S. Shakkottai and R. Johari, “Demand-Aware Content Distribution on the Internet”, in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Volume 18, Issue 2, April 2010.

S. Shakkottai, M. Fomenkov, R. Koga, D. Krioukov and K.C. Claffy, “Evolution of the Internet AS-level Ecosystem”, in the European Journal of Physics B (Condensed Matter and Complex Systems), Volume 74, Number 2, March 2010.

S. Shakkottai, R. Srikant, A. Ozdaglar and D. Acemoglu, “The Price of Simplicity”, in IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communication, Game Theory in Communication Systems, Volume 26, Issue 7, September 2008.

S. Shakkottai and R. Srikant, “Peer to Peer Networks for Defense Against Internet Worms”, in IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communication, Advances in Peer-to-Peer Streaming Systems, Volume 25, Issue 9, Dec. 2007.

S. Shakkottai, E. Altman and A. Kumar, “Multihoming of Users to Access Points in WLANs: A Population Game Perspective”, in IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communication, Non-Cooperative Behavior in Networking, Volume 25, Issue 6, Aug. 2007.

S. Shakkottai and R. Srikant, “Economics of Network Pricing with Multiple ISPs” in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Volume 14, Issue 6, Dec. 2006.

H. Han, S. Shakkottai, C. V. Hollot, R. Srikant and D. Towsley, “Multi-Path TCP: A Joint Congestion Control and Routing Scheme to Exploit Path Diversity on the Internet”, in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Volume 14, Issue 6, Dec. 2006.

 

Conferences

 
M. Manjrekar, V. Ramaswamy and S. Shakkottai, “A Mean Field Game Approach to Scheduling in Cellular Systems” in IEEE INFOCOM ’14, Toronto, Canada, April 2014, Acceptance rate approximately 19.4%.

Vamseedhar Reddyvari Raja, Amogh Dhamdhere, Alessandra Scicchitano, Srinivas Shakkottai, kc claffy, and Simon Leinen, “Volume-based Transit Pricing: Is 95 The Right Percentile?” in Proc. of Passive and Active Measurement (PAM), Los Angeles, CA, March 2014. © Springer-Verlag

N. Abedini, S. Sampath, R. Bhattacharyya, S. Paul and S. Shakkottai, ‘Realtime Streaming with Guaranteed QoS over Wireless D2D Networks” in Proc. of ACM MOBIHOC 2013, Bangalore, India, July 2013. Acceptance rate approximately 10% .

M. Manjrekar, V. Ramaswamy and S. Shakkottai, “A Mean Field Games Approach to Scheduling in Cellular Networks” in Information Theory and Applications Workshop ITA 2013, San Diego, CA, February 2013, abstract.

V. Ramaswamy, S. Adlakha, S. Shakkottai, and A. Wierman, “Incentives for P2P-Assisted Content Distribution: If You Can’t Beat ’Em, Join ’Em” in the 50th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Allerton, IL, October 2012. Full version:

N. Abedini, M. Manjrekar, S. Shakkottai and L. Jiang, “Harnessing Multiple Wireless Interfaces for Guaranteed QoS in Proximate P2P Networks” in IEEE International Conference on Communications in China, Beijing, August 2012.

N. Abedini, M. Manjrekar, S. Shakkottai and L. Jiang, “Meeting deadlines: server-assisted wireless P2P networks” in Information Theory and Applications Workshop (ITA), UCSD, San Diego, CA, February 2012, abstract.

J-F. Chamberland, G. H. Huff and S. Shakkottai, “Reconfigurable Antennas, Preemptive Switching and Virtual Channel Management” in USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Boulder, CO, January 2012,

A. Mohapatra, N. Gautam, S. Shakkottai and A. Sprintson, “Optimal Network Coding Decisions in Delay-sensitive Wireless Transmission” in INFORMS 2011, Charlotte, NC, November 2011

Y-P. Hsu, N. Abedini, S. Ramasamy, N. Gautam, A. Sprintson and S. Shakkottai, “Opportunities for Network Coding: To Wait or Not to Wait” in IEEE ISIT 2011, St. Petersburg, Russia, July 2011,

N. Abedini and S. Shakkottai, “Content Caching and Scheduling in Wireless Broadcast Networks with Elastic and Inelastic Traffic” in IEEE WiOpt ’11, Princeton, NJ, May 2011.

P. Parag, S. Shakkottai and I. Menache, “Service Routing in Multi-ISP Peer-to-Peer Content Distribution: Local or Remote?” in ICST Gamenets 2011, Shanghai, China, April 2011.

M. Amble, P. Parag, S. Shakkottai and L. Ying, “Content-Aware Caching and Traffic Management in Content Distribution Networks” in IEEE INFOCOM ’11, Shanghai, China, April 2011, Acceptance rate approximately 16%.

V. Ramaswamy, D. Choudhury and S. Shakkottai, “Which Protocol? Mutual Interaction of Heterogeneous Congestion Controllers” in IEEE INFOCOM ’11, Shanghai, China, April 2011, Acceptance rate approximately 16%.

M. Amble, P. Parag, S. Shakkottai and L. Ying,“Request routing, content placement and content eviction in content distribution networks: a back-pressure-based approach” in Information Theory and Applications Workshop (ITA), UCSD, San Diego, CA, February 2011, abstract.

S. Shakkottai, L.Ying and S. Sah, “Implicit Learning for Explicit Discount Targeting in Online Social Networks”in IEEE CDC 2010, Atlanta, GA, December 2010.

A. ParandehGheibi, M. Medard, A. Ozdaglar and S. Shakkottai, “Access-Network Association Policies for Media Streaming in Heterogeneous Environments” in IEEE CDC 2010, Atlanta, GA, December 2010.

S. Liu, L. Ying and S. Shakkottai, “Influence Maximization in Social Networks: An Ising-model-based Approach”, in Allerton 2010, Monticello, Illinois, October, 2010.

J-F. Chamberland, H. Pfister and S. Shakkottai, “First-Passage Time Analysis for Digital Communication Over Erasure Channels with Delay-Sensitive Traffic” in Allerton 2010, Monticello, Illinois, October, 2010.

Srinivas Shakkottai, Lei Ying and S. Sah, “Targeted Coupon Distribution Using Social Networks” in HotMetrics 2010, New York City, June 2010.

A. ParandehGheibi, M. Medard, S. Shakkottai and A. Ozdaglar, “Avoiding Interruptions – QoE Trade-offs in Block-coded Streaming Media Applications” at IEEE ISIT 2010, Austin, TX, June 2010.

P. Parag, S. Shakkottai and J-F. Chamberland, “Value-Aware Resource Allocation for Service Guarantees in networks”, in IEEE INFOCOM ’10, San Diego, CA, March 2010, Acceptance rate approximately 17.5%.

V. Reddy, S. Shakkottai, A. Sprintson and N. Gautam, “Multipath Wireless Network Coding: A Population Game Perspective”, in IEEE INFOCOM ’10, San Diego, CA, March 2010, Acceptance rate approximately 17.5%.

L. Ying, R. Srikant and S. Shakkottai, “The asymptotic behavior of minimum buffer size requirements in large P2P streaming networks”, in Information Theory and Applications Workshop (ITA), UCSD, San Diego, CA, February 2010.

V. Reddy, Y. Kim, S. Shakkottai and A.L.N. Reddy “Attaining Efficiency with P2P Content Distribution” in INFORMS ’09, San Diego, October 2009.

V. Reddy, Y. Kim, S. Shakkottai and A.L.N. Reddy, “MultiTrack: A Delay and Cost Aware P2P Architecture” poster at ACM SIGMETRICS, Seattle, June 2009. Tech report on ArXiv

S. Shakkottai, M. Fomenkov, R. Koga, D. Krioukov and K.C. Claffy, “Evolution of the Internet AS-Level Ecosystem”, in the International Conference on Complex Sciences: Theory and Applications, COMPLEX ’09, Shanghai, China, February 2009.

S. Shakkottai and L.Ying, “Coupon Targeting on Social Networks” in Information Theory and Applications Workshop (ITA), UCSD, San Diego, CA, February 2009, abstract.

S. Shakkottai, L.Ying, R. Johari and S. Shakkottai “Targeted Coupon Distribution Using Social Networks” in INFORMS ’08, Washington DC, October 2008.

S. Shakkottai and R. Johari, “Demand Aware Content Distribution” in Information Theory and Applications Workshop (ITA), UCSD, San Diego, CA, February 2008, abstract.

S. Shakkottai, R. Srikant, A. Ozdaglar and D. Acemoglu, “The Price of Simplicity” in Proc. of Asilomar 2007, Pacific Grove, CA, November 2007. (extended abstract)

S. Shakkottai and R. Johari, “Video Distribution on the Internet: Peer-to-peer vs. Client-server” in in INFORMS ’07, Seattle, November 2007.

S. Shakkottai and R. Johari, “Resource Management for Content Delivery” in Proc. of the Forty-Fifth Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Monticello, IL, September 2007. (extended abstract)

S. Shakkottai, X. Liu and R. Srikant, “The Multicast Capacity of Large Multihop Wireless Networks”, in Proc. of MOBIHOC 2007, Montreal, Canada, September 2007, Acceptance rate approximately 18.5%.

S. Shakkottai, R. Srikant, A. Ozdaglar and D. Acemoglu, “The Price of Simplicity” at the International Conference on Continuous Optimization, Hamilton, Canada, August 2007, abstract.

S. Shakkottai and R. Srikant, “Peer to Peer Networks for Defense Against Internet Worms”, in Proc. of ACM Inter-Perf 2006, Pisa, Italy, Oct 2006.

S. Shakkottai, E. Altman and A. Kumar, “The Case for Non-cooperative Multihoming of Users to Access Points in IEEE 802.11 WLANs”, in Proc. of INFOCOM 2006, Barcelona, Spain, April 2006, Acceptance rate approximately 18%.

S. Shakkottai, N. Brownlee and K.C. Claffy, “A Study of Burstiness in TCP Flows” in Proc. of Passive and Active Measurement (PAM), Boston, MA, March 2005. © Springer-Verlag

S. Shakkottai and R. Srikant, “Economics of Network Pricing with Multiple ISPs” in Proc. of INFOCOM 2005, Miami, FL, March 2005, Acceptance rate approximately 17%.

 

Others

 
V. Reddy, S. Shakkottai, A. Sprintson and N. Gautam, “Multipath Wireless Network Coding: A Population Game Perspective” in the 2010 Southern California Symposium on Network Economics and Game Theory November, Los Angeles, CA, 2010

S. Shakkottai and R. Johari, “Demand Aware Content Distribution” in the Working Group on Networks and Navigation, Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, NM, August 2008.

S. Shakkottai, M. Fomenkov, R. Koga, D. Krioukov and K.C. Claffy, “Evolution of the Internet AS-level Ecosystem”, in ArXiv:cs.NI/0608058.

S. Shakkottai, R. Srikant, A. Ozdaglar and D. Acemoglu, “Game-Theoretic Models of ISP-ISP and ISP-Customer Interactions” at the International Teletraffic Congress, Ottawa, Canada, June 2007.

S. Shakkottai and R. Srikant, “Peer to Peer Networks for Defense Against Internet Worms”, in ArXiv:cs.CR/0605034.

S. Shakkottai and R. Srikant, “Economics of Network Pricing with Multiple ISPs” at The Workshop on Stochastic Networks, Montreal, Canada, July 2004.

S. Shakkottai, R. Srikant, N. Brownlee, A. Broido and K. C. Claffy, “The RTT distribution of TCP flows on the Internet and its impact on TCP based flow control”, CAIDA Technical Report number tr-2004-02, January 2004.

H. Han, S. Shakkottai, C. V. Hollot, R. Srikant and D. Towsley, “Overlay TCP for Multi-Path Routing and Congestion Control” at the IMA Workshop on Measurements and Modeling of the Internet, January 2004 and also at ENS-INRIA ARC-TCP Workshop, Paris, France, November 2003.