Jasleen Kaur

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Research Publications

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  • Q. Yin, J. Kaur, and F.D. Smith, "TCP Rapid: From Theory to Practice", in Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM, Atlanta, GA, May 2017.

  • R. Lovewell, Q. Yin, T. Zhang, J. Kaur, and F.D. Smith, "The Packet-scale Congestion Control Paradigm", (to appear) in the IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking.

  • H. F. Alan and J. Kaur, "Can Android Applications Be Identified Using Only TCP/IP Headers of Their Launch Time Traffic?", in Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks (WiSec'16), Darmstadt, Germany, July 2016.

  • Q. Yin and J. Kaur, "Can Machine Learning Benefit Bandwidth Estimation at Ultra-high Speeds?", in Proceedings of the Passive and Active Measurements Conference (PAM'16), Crete, Greece, April 2016.

  • S. Sanders, G. Sanka, J. Aikat, and J. Kaur, "The Influence of Client Platform on Web Page Content: Measurements, Analysis, and Implications", in Proceedings of 16th International Conference on Web Information System Engineering (WISE'15), Miami, FL, November 2015.

  • S. Sanders and J. Kaur, "A Graph Theoretical Analysis of the Web Using DNS Traffic Traces", in Proceedings of IEEE 23rd International Symposium on Modelling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS'15), Atlanta, GA, October 2015.

  • S. Sanders and J. Kaur, "Can Web Pages Be Classified Using Anonymized TCP/IP Headers?", in Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM, Hong Kong, April 2015.

  • Q. Yin, J. Kaur, and F.D. Smith, "Can Bandwidth Estimation Tackle Noise at Ultra-high Speeds?", in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP'14), Raleigh, NC, Oct 2014.

  • S. Sanders and J. Kaur, "On the Variation in Web Page Download Traffic Across Different Client Types", in Proceedings of the Ph.D. Forum, IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP'14), Raleigh, NC, Oct 2014.
    Best PhD Forum Paper.

  • R. Lovewell and J. Kaur, "Impact of Cross-traffic Burstiness on the Packet-scale Paradigm", in Proceedings of the 18th IEEE Workshop on Local and Metropolitan Area Networks (LANMAN'11), Chapel Hill, NC, Oct 2011. An extended version of this paper is available as a UNC Technical Report here.

  • E. Gavaletz and J. Kaur, "Decomposing RTT-Unfairness in Transport Protocols", in Proceedings of the 17th IEEE Workshop on Local and Metropolitan Area Networks (LANMAN'10), Long Branch, NJ, May 2010.

  • M.C. Weigle, L. Cheng, J. Kaur, and V. Kulkarni, "Generalized Stochastic Performance Models for Loss-based Congestion Control", Computer Communications Journal, March 2010.

  • V. Konda and J. Kaur, "RAPID: Shrinking the Congestion-control Timescale", in Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 2009.

  • R. Kumar and J. Kaur, "Towards a Queue Sensitive Transport Protocol", in Proceedings of the 27th IEEE International Performance Computing and Communiations Conference (IPCCC'08), Austin, TX, Dec 2008.

  • V. Konda and J. Kaur, "Rethinking the Timescales at Which Congestion-control Operates", (invited short paper) in Proceedings of the 16th IEEE Workshop on Local and Metropolitan Area Networks (LANMAN'08), Cluj-Napoca, Romania, Sept 2008.

  • S. Rewaskar, J. Kaur, and F.D. Smith, "A Performance Study of Loss Detection/Recovery in Real-world TCP Implementations", in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP'07), Beijing, China, Oct 2007.

  • A. Shriram and J. Kaur, "Empirical Evaluation of Techniques for Measuring Available Bandwidth", in Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM, Anchorage, AK, May 2007.

  • R. Kumar and J. Kaur, "Practical Beacon Placement for Link Monitoring Using Network Tomography", in IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communication (JSAC), special issue on "Sampling the Internet: Techniques and Applications", Dec 2006.

  • S. Rewaskar, J. Kaur, and F.D. Smith, "Accuracy of Probing Techniques in Estimating TCP Loss Rates", (poster) in Proceedings of ACM SIGCOMM, Pisa, Italy, Sept 2006.
    [ Extended Abstract ]

  • S. Rewaskar, J. Kaur, and F.D. Smith, "A Passive State-Machine Approach for Accurate Analysis of TCP Out-of-Sequence Segments", in ACM Computer Communications Review (CCR), July 2006.
    [ Abstract | PDF | PS ]

  • A. Shriram and J. Kaur, "Empirical Study of the Impact of Sampling Timescales and Strategies on Measurement of Available Bandwidth", in Proceedings of the Seventh Passive and Active Measurements Conference (PAM'06), Adelaide, Australia, Mar 2006.
    [ Abstract | PDF | PS ]

  • S. Rewaskar, J. Kaur, and F.D. Smith, "A Passive State-Machine Based Approach for Reliable Estimation of TCP Losses", (poster) in Proceedings of the Seventh Passive and Active Measurements Conference (PAM'06), Adelaide, Australia, Mar 2006.
    [ Extended Abstract ]

  • V. Sawant and J. Kaur, "A Peer-to-Peer Architecture to Enable Versatile Lookup System Design", in Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE International Workshop on Networking Meets Databases (NetDB'06), Atlanta, GA, Apr 2006.
    [ Abstract | PDF | PS ]

  • R. Kumar and J. Kaur, "Efficient Beacon Placement for Network Tomography", in Proceedings of the ACM SIGCOMM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC'04), Sicily, Italy, Oct 2004.
    [ Abstract | PDF | PS ]
    An extended version is available as a UNC Technical Report here.

  • W. Jin, J. Chase, and J. Kaur, "Interposed Proportional Sharing for a Storage Service Utility", in Proceedings of the ACM Sigmetrics - Performance (SIGMETRICS'04), New York, June 2004.
    [ Abstract | PDF | PS ]

  • S. Rewaskar and J. Kaur, "Testing the Scalability Limits of Overlay Routing Infrastructures", in Proceedings of the Fifth Passive and Active Measurements Workshop (PAM'04), Juan-les-Pins, France, April 2004.
    [ Abstract | PDF | PS ]

  • A. Shriram and J. Kaur, "Identifying Bottleneck Links Using Distributed End-to-end Available Bandwidth Measurements", in the First ISMA Bandwidth Estimation Workshop (BEst'03), San Diego, CA, Dec 2003.
    [ Extended Abstract | Slides ]

  • J. Aikat, J. Kaur, F.D. Smith, and K. Jeffay, "Variability in TCP Round-trip Times", in Proceedings of the ACM SIGCOMM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC'03), Miami, FL, Oct 2003.
    [ Abstract | PDF | PS ]

  • J. Kaur and H. Vin, "Providing Deterministic End-to-end Fairness Guarantees in Core-stateless Networks", in Proceedings of the Eleventh ACM/IEEE International Workshop on Quality of Service (IWQoS'03), Monterey, CA, June 2003.
    [ Abstract | PDF | PS ]

  • J. Kaur and H. Vin, "Core-stateless Guaranteed Throughput Networks", in Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM, San Francisco, CA, April 2003.
    [ Abstract | PDF | PS ]
    We are thankful to Yan Qin, TsingHua University, China, for pointing out an ambiguity in the stated definition of Equation (2) (also appears as Equation (7) of the IWQOS'03 paper). The documents available here are the clarified versions.

  • A. Srinivasan, P. Holman, J. Anderson, S. Baruah, and J. Kaur, "Multiprocessor Scheduling in Processor-based Router Platforms: Issues and Ideas ", in the Second Workshop on Network Processors (NP2), Anaheim, CA, Feb 2003.
    [ Abstract | PDF | PS ]

  • J. Kaur and H. Vin, "End-to-end Fairness Analysis of Fair Queuing Networks", in the 23rd IEEE International Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS'02), Austin, TX, Dec 2002.
    [ Abstract | PDF | PS ]

  • J. Kaur and H. Vin, "Core-Stateless Guaranteed Rate Scheduling Algorithms", in Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM, Anchorage, AK, April 2001.
    [ Abstract | PDF | PS ]
    We are thankful to Li Zhu, NJIT, for pointing out a serious typo in Lemma 2. The document available here is the corrected version.

  • V. Sundaram, A. Chandra, P. Goyal, P. Shenoy, J. Sahni, and H. Vin, "Application Performance in the QLinux Multimedia Operating System", in Proceedings of the Eighth ACM Conference on Multimedia, Los Angeles, CA, Nov 2000.
    [ Abstract | PDF | PS ]

  • J. Sahni, P. Goyal, and H. Vin, "Scheduling CBR Flows: FIFO or Per-Flow Queueing?", in Proceedings of the Ninth IEEE International Workshop on Network and Operating System Support for Digital Audio and Video (NOSSDAV'99), Basking Ridge, NJ, June 1999.
    [ Abstract | PDF | PS ]


Book Chapter

  • "Multiprocessor Scheduling in Processor-based Router Platforms: Issues and Ideas ", in "Network Processors Design: Issues and Practices, Volume 2", Morgan Kaufmann, 2003.
    Chapter Authors: A. Srinivasan, P. Holman, J. Anderson, S. Baruah, and J. Kaur
    Book Editors: P. Crowley, M. Franklin, H. Hadimioglu, and P. Onufryk


Ph.D. Dissertation

  • J. Kaur, "Scalable Network Architectures for Providing Per-flow Service Guarantees", Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Computer Sciences, University of Texas at Austin, Aug 2002.
    [ Abstract | PDF | PS ]


Technical Reports

  • R. Lovewell and J. Kaur, "Impact of Cross-traffic Burstiness on the Packet-scale Paradigm --- An Extended Analysis", Technical Report TR11-007, Department of Computer Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Septemeber 2011.

  • V. Konda and J. Kaur, "Shrinking the Timescales at Which Congestion-control Operates", Technical Report TR08-011, Department of Computer Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, August 2008.
    [ Abstract | PDF | PS ]

  • S. Rewaskar, J. Kaur, and D. Smith, "A Passive State-Machine Based Approach for Reliable Estimation of TCP Losses", Technical Report TR06-002, Department of Computer Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, November 2005.
    [ PDF ]

  • R. Kumar and J. Kaur, "Efficient Beacon Placement for Network Tomography", Technical Report TR04-026, Department of Computer Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, August 2004.
    [ Abstract | PDF | PS ]

  • M. Venkatachalam, J. Kaur, and H. Vin, "End-to-end Model for a Flow in the Internet", Technical Report TR-01-32, Department of Computer Sciences, University of Texas at Austin, Oct 2001.
    [ Abstract | PDF | PS ]

  • A. Kumar, J. Kaur, and H. Vin, "End-to-end Proportional Loss Differentiation", Technical Report TR-01-33, Department of Computer Sciences, University of Texas at Austin, Sept 2001.
    [ Abstract | PDF | PS ]

  • J. Kaur and H. Vin, "Effect of Higher Priority EF Traffic on TCP Throughput and Fairness", Technical Report TR2001-1, Department of Computer Sciences, University of Texas at Austin, July 2000.
    [ Abstract | PDF | PS ]