Ken Keys

Ken designs and develops MIDAR, kapar, CoralReef, and other passive and active Internet measurement tools, researching new techniques in Internet measurement. See also Ken's homepage.
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Ken Keys
Phone:(858) 822-0867


Ken received his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of California, San Diego in 1993. After several years in the software industry, Ken joined CAIDA in 1998, where he designs and develops CoralReef and other passive and active Internet measurement tools, and researches new techniques in Internet measurement. Outside of CAIDA, Ken is the author of TinyFugue, a popular MUD client, and enjoys geocaching.

Last Publications

Paper icon Access Denied: Assessing Physical Risks to Internet Access Networks. A. Marder, Z. Zhang, R. Padmanabhan, R. Mok, B. Huffaker, M. Luckie, A. Dainotti, k. claffy, A. Snoeren, A. Schulman.
USENIX Security Symposium, Aug 2023.
Paper icon IRR Hygiene in the RPKI Era. B. Du, G. Akiwate, T. Krenc, C. Testart, A. Marder, B. Huffaker, A. Snoeren, k. claffy.
Passive and Active Measurement Conference (PAM), Mar 2022.
Paper icon Learning to Extract Geographic Information from Internet Router Hostnames. M. Luckie, B. Huffaker, A. Marder, Z. Bischof, M. Fletcher, k. claffy.
ACM SIGCOMM Conference on emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies (CoNEXT), Dec 2021.
Paper icon Learning Regexes to Extract Network Names from Hostnames. M. Luckie, A. Marder, B. Huffaker, k. claffy.
Asian Internet Engineering Conference (AINTEC), Dec 2021.
Paper icon Inferring Regional Access Network Topologies: Methods and Applications. Z. Zhang, A. Marder, R. Mok, B. Huffaker, M. Luckie, k. claffy, A. Schulman.
ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC), Nov 2021.
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