Toronto Networking Seminar Series 2007-2008

The Toronto Networking Seminar Series is jointly organized by Computer Science and ECE faculty with interest in all aspects of computer networking. Unless posted otherwise, the  regular seminar time  for Fall 2007 is BA1220 at 2:10-3:00pm in the Bahen Center, 40 St. George Street on the University of Toronto campus. 

For more information, please contact one of the organizers: Stefan Saroiu (, Peter Marbach (, Jorg Liebeherr (, Ben Liang (

Fall 2007 



Title (click on link for abstract)

September 4
2pm, BA 1220
Michalis Faloutsos
University of California, Riverside
Traffic Monitoring and Application Classification: A Novel Approach
September 10
11am, BA 2185
Mehul Motani
National University of Singapore
Exploring Delay Tolerant Applications
September 14 Alexandre Proutiere
Microsoft Research, Cambridge
Design Objectives in Wired and Wireless Data Networks: A Flow-Level Perspective
September 20 
(2:10pm, BA2185)
Eylem Ekici
Ohio State University
Communications in Wireless Sensor Networks with Sectored Antennas: Theoretical and Practical Approaches
September 28 Matthias Hollick
Technical University of Darmstadt
The Beauty and the Beast: Joint Scheduling, Routing, and Network Coding in IEEE 802.16 MeSH Networks
October 5 Hussein Mouftah
University of Ottawa
Advances in Optical Access Networks
October 19 Azer Bestavros
Boston University
Thou Shall Be A Selfish Overlay Neighbor: Implications on the Design of Overlay Network Protocols
November 9 Mark Coates
McGill University
Multiscale Network Monitoring and Anomaly Detection
November 16 Ravi Mazumdar
University of Waterloo
Distributed congestion control in networks: Solution concepts, distributed algorithms, and some recent results
November 30 Richard La
University of Maryland
Design of a Contract Between an Application Service Provider and a Network Service Provider
December 7
11am, BA1230
Andrew Campbell
Dartmouth College
People-Centric Sensing

Previous years' seminars:  
Spring 2007  Fall 2006  Spring 2006  Fall 2005