• Building a Better Mousetrap 

      Ramachandran, Anirudh; Seetharaman, Srinivasan; Feamster, Nick; Vazirani, Vijay (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007)
      Routers in the network core are unable to maintain detailed statistics for every packet; thus, traffic statistics are often based on packet sampling, which reduces accuracy. Because tracking large ("heavy-hitter") traffic ...
    • The Case for Microcontracts for Internet Connectivity 

      Valancius, Vytautas; Lumezanu, Cristian; Johari, Ramesh; Vazirani, Vijay (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010)
      This paper introduces microcontracts, which are contracts for "slices" of the Internet connectivity along dimensions such as time, destination, volume, and application type. Microcontracts are motivated by the observation ...
    • Towards an Internet Connectivity Market 

      Feamster, Nick; Hassan, Umayr; Sundaresan, Srikanth; Valancius, Vytautas; Johari, Ramesh; Vazirani, Vijay (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009)
      Today’s Internet achieves end-to-end connectivity through bilateral contracts between neighboring networks; unfortunately, this “one size fits all” connectivity results in less efficient paths, unsold capacity and unmet ...