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Amogh Dhamdhere
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Research Scientist
Office: San Diego Supercomputer Center 313
Phone: 858-822-0882
Email: amogh AT caida DOT org

Updates

new [Mar 2014] Our paper to appear in ACM SIGCOMM CCR (April 2014 issue) explores what we can learn about the Internet peering ecosystem by mining PeeringDB data.

new [Dec 2013] Our paper to appear in ACM SIGCOMM CCR (January 2014 issue) presents a model to estimate the sustained level of BGP churn in IPv4 and IPv6

new [Dec 2013] Why so much open peering? Our paper to appear at IEEE Infocom 2014 will attempt to explain.

new [Dec 2013] Our paper to appear at PAM 2014 explores whether 95 is the right percentile for volume-based transit pricing

new [Dec 2013] "A First Look at IPv4 Transfer Markets", our paper on measuring and characterizing the IPv4 address transfer market appeared at ACM CoNEXT 2013, Dec 2013

new [August 2013] "AS Relationships, Customer Cones, and Validation", our paper on AS relationship classification appeared at ACM SIGCOMM IMC, Oct 2013

new [June 2013] Our paper describing a tool for generating synthetic interdomain traffic matrices appeared at IEEE ICC, June 2013 (paper) (Jakub's slides)

new [Nov 2012] Our work on measuring IPv6 deployment, routing, and performance (a.k.a. "IPv6 Will be Deployed Any Day Now") appeared at IMC 2012 (paper) (slides).

new Even the media thinks so: Slashdot link, Slashdot link, Ars Technica article

new [Nov 2012] I gave a tutorial titled "The Structure and Evolution of the AS-level Internet" at the Workshop on Internet Topology and Economics at Georgia Tech (slides)

new [June 2012] We analyzed peering strategy adoption by transit providers using an analytical game-theoretic model. In presented this work at the Workshop on Pricing and Incentives in Networks (W-PIN), June 2012 (slides). The resulting paper appeared at the Sigmetrics Performance Evaluation Review, Sept 2012.

Research Interests

  • Internet measurement
  • Internet topology
  • Internet economics
  • IPv6 topology and performance
  • Network monitoring and troubleshooting
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Publications

Google scholar, DBLP

Using PeeringDB to Understand the Internet Peering Ecosystem (pdf)
Aemen Lodhi, Natalie Larson, Amogh Dhamdhere, Constantine Dovrolis, Kc Claffy
ACM Sigcomm Computer Communications Review (CCR), Apr 2014 (to appear).

Open Peering by Internet Transit Providers: Peer Preference or Peer Pressure? (pdf)
Aemen Lodhi, Amogh Dhamdhere, Constantine Dovrolis
IEEE Infocom, Toronto, Canada, Apr 2014 (to appear).

Volume-based Transit Pricing: Is 95 the right percentile? (pdf) (Vamsee's slides)
Vamseedhar Reddyvari, Amogh Dhamdhere, Srinivas Shakkotai, Alessandra Scicchitano, kc claffy, Simon Leinen
Passive and Active Measurement Conference (PAM), Los Angeles CA, Mar 2014.

Revisiting BGP Churn Growth (pdf)
Ahmed Elmokashfi, Amogh Dhamdhere
ACM Sigcomm Computer Communications Review (CCR), Jan 2014.

A First Look at IPv4 Transfer Markets (pdf) (Ioana's slides)
Ioana Livadariu, Ahmed Elmokashfi, Amogh Dhamdhere, Kc Claffy
ACM CoNEXT, Santa Barbara CA, Dec 2013.

AS Relationships, Customer Cones, and Validation (pdf)
Matthew Luckie, Bradley Huffaker, Amogh Dhamdhere, Vasileos Giotsas, Kc Claffy
ACM SIGCOMM/USENIX Internet Measurement Conference (IMC), Barcelona, Spain, Oct 2013.

GENESIS-CBA: An Agent-based Model of Peer Evaluation and Selection in the Internet Interdomain Network (pdf)
Aemen Lodhi, Amogh Dhamdhere, Constantine Dovrolis
Complex Adaptive Systems Modeling Journal, 1:10, 2013.

ITMgen - A First-principles Approach to Generating Synthetic Interdomain Traffic Matrices (pdf) (Jakub's slides)
Jakub Mikians, Nikolaos Laoutaris, Amogh Dhamdhere, Pere Barlet-Ros
IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Budapest, Hungary, June 2013.

Measuring the Deployment of IPv6: Topology, Routing, and Performance (pdf) (slides)
Amogh Dhamdhere, Matthew Luckie, Bradley Huffaker, Ahmed Elmokashfi, Emile Aben, Kc Claffy
ACM SIGCOMM/USENIX Internet Measurement Conference (IMC), Boston MA, November 2012.

Also presented at:
The Santa Fe Institute Business Network Topical Meeting on Measurement of Complex Networks, McLean, VA July 2012 (slides).
The 5th CAIDA-WIDE-CASFI Joint Measurement Workshop, San Diego CA, August 2012 (slides).
The Chinese American Networking Symposium (CANS) , Seattle WA, October 2012 (slides).

In the News:
Worldwide IPv6 Adoption: Where Do We Stand Today?, Slashdot, Jan 2013.
IPv6 takes one step forward, IPv4 two steps back in 2012, Arstechnica, Jan 2013.
IPv6 Deployment Picks Up Speed, Slashdot, Dec 2012.

Peering Strategy adoption by Transit Providers in the Internet: A Game Theoretic Approach (pdf) (slides)
Aemen Lodhi, Amogh Dhamdhere, Constantine Dovrolis
ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review, vol. 40, issue 2, Sept 2012.
Presented at:
W-PIN 2012, The first workshop on Workshop on Pricing and Incentives in Networks, in conjunction with ACM SIGMETRICS/Performance, June 2012.

Towards a Statistical Characterization of the Interdomain Traffic Matrix (pdf) (Jakub's slides)
Jakub Mikians, Amogh Dhamdhere, Constantine Dovrolis, Pere Barlet-Ros, Josep Sole-Pareta
IFIP Networking, Prague, Czech Republic, May 2012.

Measuring the Evolution of Internet Peering Agreements (pdf) (slides)
Amogh Dhamdhere, Himalatha Cherukuru, Constantine Dovrolis, Kc Claffy
IFIP Networking, Prague, Czech Republic, May 2012.

Analysis of Peering Strategy Adoption by Transit Providers in the Internet (extended abstract) (paper and Aemen's slides available on request)
Aemen Lodhi, Amogh Dhamdhere, Constantine Dovrolis
7th Workshop on the Economics of Networks, Systems, and Computation (NetEcon), March 2012.

GENESIS: An Agent-based Model of Interdomain Network Formation, Traffic Flow and Economics (pdf) (Aemen's slides)
Aemen Lodhi, Amogh Dhamdhere, Constantine Dovrolis
IEEE Infocom, Miami FL, March 2012.

Towards a Cost Model for Network Traffic (pdf)
Murtaza Motiwala, Amogh Dhamdhere, Nick Feamster, Anukool Lakhina
ACM Sigcomm Computer Communications Review, January 2012.
Presented at the 2nd Workshop on Internet Economics (WIE), San Diego CA, Dec 2011 (slides).

Twelve Years in the Evolution of the Internet Ecosystem (pdf) (data) (interactive)
Amogh Dhamdhere, Constantine Dovrolis
IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, October 2011.
This is an extended version of our IMC 2008 paper.

Measured Impact of Crooked Traceroute (pdf)
Matthew Luckie, Amogh Dhamdhere, kc Claffy and David Murrell
ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communications Review (CCR), January 2011.
Presented at the CAIDA AIMS 2011 workshop, San Diego CA, Feb 2011 (slides).

The Internet is Flat: Modeling the Transition from a Transit Hierarchy to a Peering Mesh (pdf) (slides)
Amogh Dhamdhere and Constantine Dovrolis
International Conference on emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies (CoNEXT), Philadelphia PA, December 2010.

FlowRoute: Inferring Forwarding Table Updates Using Passive Flow-level Measurements (pdf) (slides)
Amogh Dhamdhere, Lee Breslau, Nick Duffield, Cheng Ee, Alexandre Gerber, Carsten Lund and Subhabrata Sen
ACM SIGCOMM/USENIX Internet Measurement Conference (IMC) 2010, Melbourne, Australia, November 2010.

A Value-based Framework for Internet Peering Agreements (pdf) (slides)
Amogh Dhamdhere, Pierre Francois and Constantine Dovrolis
International Teletraffic Congress (ITC) 2010, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 2010.
Also presented at:
NANOG 49, San Francisco CA, June 2010 (slides)
The 2nd Workshop on Internet Economics (WIE), San Diego CA, Dec 2011 (slides).

Towards Topology Dualism: Improving AS Annotations for Routers (pdf) (slides) (data)
Bradley Huffaker, Amogh Dhamdhere, Marina Fomenkov and kc Claffy
Passive and Active Measurement Conference (PAM) 2010, Zurich, Switzerland, April 2010.

Provider and Peer Selection in the Evolving Internet (pdf) (slides)
Amogh Dhamdhere
Ph.D. Thesis, Georgia Institute of Technology, May 2009.
A part of this thesis was also presented at the CAIDA Workshop on Internet Economics (WIE'09) (slides).

An Agent-based Model of the Internet Ecosystem (pdf) (slides)
Amogh Dhamdhere and Constantine Dovrolis
International Conference on CoMmunication Systems and NETworkS (COMSNETS), Bangalore, India, January 2009 (invited paper)

Ten Years in the Evolution of the Internet Ecosystem (pdf) (slides) (data) (interactive)
Amogh Dhamdhere and Constantine Dovrolis
ACM SIGCOMM/USENIX Internet Measurement Conference (IMC) 2008, Vouliagmeni, Greece, October 2008.

Can ISPs be Profitable Without Violating Network Neutrality? (pdf) (slides)
Amogh Dhamdhere and Constantine Dovrolis
ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on the Economics of Networks, Systems and Computation (Netecon), Seattle, WA, August 2008.

NetDiagnoser: Troubleshooting Network Unreachabilities using End-to-end Probes and Routing Data (pdf) (slides)
Amogh Dhamdhere, Renata Teixeira, Constantine Dovrolis and Christophe Diot
International Conference on emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies (CoNEXT) New York, NY, December 2007.
Also presented at:
The DIMACS/DyDAn Workshop on Internet Tomography, Rutgers University, May 2008 (slides).

ISP and Egress Path Selection for Multihomed Networks (pdf) (slides)
Amogh Dhamdhere and Constantine Dovrolis
IEEE INFOCOM, Barcelona, Spain, April 2006.

Open Issues in Router Buffer Sizing (pdf) (slides)
Amogh Dhamdhere and Constantine Dovrolis
ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communications Review (CCR), January 2006.

Buffer Sizing for Congested Internet Links (pdf) (slides)
Amogh Dhamdhere, Hao Jiang, and Constantine Dovrolis
IEEE INFOCOM. Miami FL, March 2005.
Also presented at:
The Hamilton Institute Workshop on Congestion Control, Ireland, Sept 2005 (Constantine's slides).

Poisson vs Periodic Path Probing (or Does PASTA matter?) (pdf) (slides)
Muhammad Mukarram bin Tariq, Amogh Dhamdhere, Constantine Dovrolis and Mostafa Ammar
ACM SIGCOMM/USENIX Internet Measurement Conference (IMC), Berkeley CA, October 2005.

Bootstrapping in Gnutella: A Measurement Study (pdf) (slides)
Pradnya Karbhari, Himanshu Raj, Amogh Dhamdhere, George Riley, Mostafa Ammar and Ellen Zegura
Passive and Active Measurement Conference (PAM), April 2004.

Patents

Indirect Measurement Methodology to Infer Routing Changes Using Statistics of Flow Arrival Processes
Lee Breslau, Amogh Dhamdhere, Nicholas Duffield, Cheng Ee, Alexandre Gerber, Carsten Lund, Subhabrata Sen
United States Patent US8165019, Issued Apr 24, 2012.

System and Method for Determination of Routing Information in a Network
Alexandre Gerber, Lee Breslau, Subhabrata Sen, Nicholas Duffield, Carsten Lund, Cheng Ee, Amogh Dhamdhere
United States Patent US8477772, Issued July 2, 2013.

Professional Service

Grant Proposal Reviewer:
National Science Foundation (Panelist, 2013), French National Research Agency (External reviewer, 2013).

Technical Program Committee Member:
INFOCOM 2015, INFOCOM 2014, TMA 2014, NetEcon+WPIN 2014
PAM 2013, COMSNETS 2013
PAM 2011

Reviewer:
IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communications Review, Elsevier COMNET, Elsevier Computer Communications Journal, IEEE Communications Letters, ACM SIGCOMM, IEEE Infocom, IEEE IWQoS, ACM Netgames, IEEE ICC, IEEE Globecomm, IEEE ICCCN, Passive and Active Measurement Conference.

Miscellaneous

Assorted pieces of work that are smaller in scope than full papers, but contain analysis that is potentially useful to the research community:

IPv6: What could be (but isn't yet) (blog entry)
Matthew Luckie and Amogh Dhamdhere

Twelve Years in the Evolution of the Internet Ecosystem (paper) (blog entry)
Amogh Dhamdhere

Model for Internet Evolution Predicts Consolidation in Tier-1 Transit Market (blog entry)
Amogh Dhamdhere

IP-AS mappings (analysis) (blog entry)
Amogh Dhamdhere

Growth Trends in the AS-level Internet (analysis) (blog entry)
Amogh Dhamdhere

Erdös Number

My Erdös Number is 3.

Funding

I gratefully acknowledge funding from the National Science Foundation and Cisco Systems.

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