Reading List for 6.896: Topics in Computer Networks
Fall 1998

History and Philosophy

Research Methodology

Congestion Control

Queue Management

HTTP, HTTP/TCP Interactions

  • [PM95] V. Padmanabhan and J. Mogul, Improving HTTP Latency, Computer Networks and ISDN Systems, v. 28, pp. 25-35, December 1995.
  • [N+97] H. Nielsen, J. Gettys, A. Baird-Smith, E. Prid'hommeaux, H. Lie, C. Lilley, Network Performance Effects of HTTP/1.1, CSS1, and PNG, In Proc. SIGCOMM '97, Cannes, France, September 1997.
  • Unicast Routing

    Multicast Routing

    High-Speed Forwarding and Router Design

    Mobility and Wireless Internetworking, Media Access

    Adaptive Multicast Applications

    Beyond Best-Effort: Integrated and Differentiated Services

    Future Service Models: Utility, (Dis)incentives

  • [She95] S. Shenker, Fundamental Design Issues for the Future Internet, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 13, No. 7, pp. 1176-1188, September 1995.
  • [BSS98] S. Bajaj, L. Breslau, S. Shenker, Uniform Versus Priority Drop for Layered Video, Proc. SIGCOMM '98, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Reliable Multicast

    Programmable Networks

  • [T+97] D. Tennenhouse, J. Smith, D. Sincoskie, D. Wetherall, G. Minden, A Survey of Active Networks Research, IEEE Comm. Magazine, January 1997.
  • [AMK98] E. Amir, S. McCanne, R. Katz, An Active Service Framework and its Application to Real-time Media Transcoding, In Proc. SIGCOMM '98, pp. 178-189, Vancouver, Canada, September 1998.
  • Middleware

  • [FCAB98] L. Fan, P. Cao, J. Almeida, A. Broder, Summary Cache: A Scalable Wide-Area Cache Sharing Protocol, In Proc. SIGCOMM '98, pp. 254-265, Vancouver, Canada, September 1998.
  • [CiscoCache] Shared Network Caching and Cisco's Cache Engine, Cisco Systems Inc., April 1998.
  • [MD88] P. V. Mockapetris and K. Dunlap, Development of the Domain Name System. In Proceedings of SIGCOMM '88 (Stanford, CA, August, 1988).
  • Network Security

  • [RFC1825] R. Atkinson, Security Architecture for the Internet Protocol, RFC 1825, August 1995.
  • [Mit97] S. Mittra, Iolus: A Framework for Scalable Secure Multicasting, In Proc. SIGCOMM '97, pp. 277-288, Cannes, France, September 1997.
  • Location-dependent services, networks of devices

  • [SLP98] Service Location Protocol, 1998.
  • [HK98] T. Hodes and R. Katz, Composable Ad hoc Location-based Services for Heterogeneous Mobile Clients, ACM Wireless Networks Journal, 1998 (to appear). Earlier version appeared in Mobicom '97.
  • Experimental measurements and analysis