Toronto Networking Seminar Series 2007-2008

Organized by Department of Computer Science and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto

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 and location for Spring 2008 is Fridays, 2:10-3:00pm, in the room BA1220 of the Bahen Center, 40 St. George Street on the University of Toronto campus. 

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

Spring 2008



Title (click on link for abstract)


January 10 4pm, BA1180
Yan Chen
Northwestern University
P2P Doctor: Measurement and Diagnosis of Misconfigured Peer-to-Peer Traffic Baochun Li
January 11
Desmond Lun
The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
Designing Synthetic Biological Networks Peter Marbach
February 8
Yvan Pointurier
McGill University
Cross-Layer Design of All-Optical Networks Incorporating Crosstalk Effects Jörg Liebeherr
February 29
Guoliang (Larry) Xue
Arizona State University
Multiconstrained QoS Routing: Simple Approximations to Hard Problems (Slides) Ben Liang
March 5
2pm, BA5256
Zhongjing Ma
McGill University
On the Optimal and Decentralized Control of Stochastic Loss Network Systems Peter Marbach
March 7
Alhussein Abouzeid
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Coding Networks: On the Use of Source Coding as a Tool for Network Protocols Design and Evaluation Jörg Liebeherr
March 14
Farnam Jahanian
University of Michigan
The Evolution of Internet Threats: A Case for Security in the Network Cloud Stefan Saroiu
April 4
Eytan Modiano
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Stochastic Control of Heterogeneous Networks Peter Marbach
April 11
Nitin Vaidya
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Multi-Channel Wireless Networks: Theory to Practice Ben Liang

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