Mark Allman / ICSI @mallman_icsi

To Appear

  • Mark Allman, Robert Beverly, Brian Trammell. Principles for Measurability in Protocol Design, ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review, 2017. To appear.
    Abstract | PDF | arXiv

Drafts / In Submission

  • Mark Allman. Retransmission Timeout Considerations, March 2017. Internet-Draft draft-ietf-tcpm-rto-consider-05.txt (work in progress).
    Abstract | BibTeX | TXT
  • Abbas Razaghpanah, Narseo Vallina-Rodriguez, Srikanth Sundaresan, Christian Kreibich, Phillipa Gill, Mark Allman, Vern Paxson. Haystack: A Multi-Purpose Mobile Vantage Point in User Space, May 2016.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Project | arXiv
  • Mark Allman. Removing TCP's Initial Congestion Window, November 2015. Internet-Draft draft-allman-tcpm-no-initwin-00.txt (work in progress).
    Abstract | BibTeX | TXT

2017

  • Matthew Sargent, John Kristoff, Vern Paxson, Mark Allman. On the Potential Abuse of IGMP. ACM Computer Communication Review, 47(1), January 2017.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Review

2016

  • Narseo Vallina-Rodriguez, Srikanth Sundaresan, Abbas Razaghpanah, Rishab Nithyanand, Mark Allman, Christian Kreibich, Phillipa Gill. Tracking the Trackers: Towards Understanding the Mobile Advertising and Tracking Ecosystem. Workshop on Data and Algorithmic Transparency, November 2016.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Narseo's Slides | Project | arXiv
  • Philipp Richter, Florian Wohlfart, Narseo Vallina-Rodriguez, Mark Allman, Randy Bush, Anja Feldmann, Christian Kreibich, Nicholas Weaver, Vern Paxson. A Multi-perspective Analysis of Carrier-Grade NAT Deployment. ACM Internet Measurement Conference, November 2016.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Philipp's Slides | arXiv
  • Craig Partridge, Mark Allman. Addressing Ethical Considerations in Network Measurement Papers, Communications of the ACM, 59(10), October 2016.
    Abstract | BibTeX
  • Kyle Schomp, Michael Rabinovich, Mark Allman. Towards a Model of DNS Client Behavior. Passive and Active Measurement Conference, March 2016.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Misha's Slides
  • Ben Jones, Nick Feamster, Vern Paxson, Nicholas Weaver, Mark Allman. Detecting DNS Root Manipulation. Passive and Active Measurement Conference, March 2016.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Ben's Slides
  • Jakub Czyz, Matthew Luckie, Mark Allman, Michael Bailey. Don’t Forget to Lock the Back Door! A Characterization of IPv6 Network Security Policy. Network and Distributed System Security Symposium, February 2016.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Jake's Slides

2015

  • Matthew Luckie, Robert Beverly, Tiange Wu, Mark Allman, kc claffy. Resilience of Deployed TCP to Blind Off-Path Attacks. ACM Internet Measurement Conference, October 2015.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Matthew's Slides
  • Craig Partridge, Mark Allman. Addressing Ethical Considerations in Network Measurement Papers. ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on Ethics in Networked Systems Research, August 2015.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF
  • Philipp Richter, Mark Allman, Randy Bush, Vern Paxson. A Primer on IPv4 Scarcity. ACM Computer Communication Review, Editorial Contribution, 45(2), April 2015.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | arXiv
  • Matthew Sargent, Jakub Czyz, Mark Allman, Michael Bailey. On The Power and Limitations of Detecting Network Filtering via Passive Observation, Passive and Active Measurement Conference (PAM), March 2015.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Matt's Slides

2014

  • Kyle Schomp, Mark Allman, Michael Rabinovich. DNS Resolvers Considered Harmful, ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on Hot Topics in Networks (HotNets), October 2014.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Kyle's Slides
  • Jakub Czyz, Mark Allman, Jing Zhang, Scott Iekel-Johnson, Eric Osterweil, Michael Bailey. Measuring IPv6 Adoption, ACM SIGCOMM, August 2014.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Jake's Slides | Data
  • Ryan Craven, Robert Beverly, Mark Allman. A Middlebox-Cooperative TCP for a non End-to-End Internet. ACM SIGCOMM, August 2014.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Ryan's Slides | Project
  • Matt Sargent, Mark Allman. Performance Within A Fiber-To-The-Home Network, ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review, 44(3), July 2014.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Review | Project
  • Matt Sargent, Ethan Blanton, Mark Allman. Modern Application Layer Transmission Patterns from a Transport Perspective, Passive and Active Measurement Conference, March 2014.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Matt's Slides | Project
  • Kyle Schomp, Tom Callahan, Michael Rabinovich, Mark Allman. Assessing DNS Vulnerability to Record Injection, Passive and Active Measurement Conference, March 2014.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Kyle's Slides | Data
  • Ryan Craven, Robert Beverly, Mark Allman. Techniques for the Detection of Faulty Packet Header Modifications. Technical Report NPS-CS-14-002, Naval Postgraduate School, March 2014.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Project
  • Tu Ouyang, Soumya Ray, Mark Allman, Michael Rabinovich. A Large-Scale Empirical Analysis of Email Spam Detection Through Network Characteristics in a Stand-Alone Enterprise, Computer Networks, 59, February 2014.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Data

2013

  • Kyle Schomp, Tom Callahan, Michael Rabinovich, Mark Allman. On Measuring the Client-Side DNS Infrastructure, ACM Internet Measurement Conference, October 2013.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Kyle's Slides | Review | Data
  • Boris Nechaev, Vern Paxson, Mark Allman, Mike Bennett, Andrei Gurtov. Towards Methodical Calibration: A Case Study of Enterprise Switch Measurements. Technical Report 13-005, International Computer Science Institute, September 2013.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Project
  • Jakub Czyz, Mark Allman, Jing Zhang, Scott Iekel-Johnson, Eric Osterweil, Michael Bailey. Assessing IPv6 Adoption. Technical Report 13-004, International Computer Science Institute, August 2013.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF
  • Mark Allman. On Changing the Culture of Empirical Internet Assessment, ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review, Editorial Contribution, 43(3), July 2013.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF
  • Tom Callahan, Mark Allman, Michael Rabinovich. On Modern DNS Behavior and Properties, ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review, 43(3), July 2013.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Review
  • Mark Allman. Traffic Monitoring Considered Reasonable, IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy Cyber-security Research Ethics Dialog and Strategy Workshop (CREDS), May 2013.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Slides
  • Mark Allman. Comments on Bufferbloat, ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review, 43(1), January 2013.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Review
  • Robert Beverly, Mark Allman. Findings and Implications from Data Mining the IMC Review Process, ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review, 43(1), January 2013.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Review

2012

  • Mohan Dhawan, Justin Samuel, Renata Teixeira, Christian Kreibich, Mark Allman, Nicholas Weaver, Vern Paxson. Fathom: A Browser-based Network Measurement Platform, ACM Internet Measurement Conference, November 2012.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Review | Project
  • Ethan Blanton, Mark Allman, Lili Wang, Ilpo Jarvinen, Markku Kojo, Yoshifumi Nishida. A Conservative Loss Recovery Algorithm Based on Selective Acknowledgment (SACK) for TCP, August 2012. RFC 6675.
    Status: Standards Track, Obsoletes RFC 3517.
    Abstract | BibTeX | TXT | Errata
  • Matthew Sargent, Brian Stack, Tom Dooner, Mark Allman. A First Look at 1 Gbps Fiber-To-The-Home Traffic}. Technical Report 12-009, International Computer Science Institute, August 2012.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Project
  • Craig Shue, Andrew Kalafut, Mark Allman, Curtis Taylor. On Building Inexpensive Network Capabilities, ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review, 42(2), April 2012.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Review
  • Tom Callahan, Mark Allman, Michael Rabinovich. Pssst, Over Here: Communicating Without Fixed Infrastructure, IEEE InfoCom Mini-Conference, March 2012.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF
  • Tom Callahan, Mark Allman, Michael Rabinovich. Pssst, Over Here: Communicating Without Fixed Infrastructure. Technical Report 12-002, International Computer Science Institute, January 2012.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF
  • Owen Bell, Mark Allman, Benjamin Kuperman. On Browser-Level Event Logging. Technical Report 12-001, International Computer Science Institute, January 2012.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF

2011

  • Tom Callahan, Mark Allman, Michael Rabinovich, Owen Bell. On Grappling with Meta-Information in the Internet. ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review, 41(5), October 2011.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Review | Project
  • Vern Paxson, Mark Allman, H.K. Jerry Chu, Matt Sargent. Computing TCP's Retransmission Timer, June 2011. RFC 6298.
    Status: Standards Track, Obsoletes RFC 2988.
    Abstract | BibTeX | TXT | Errata
  • Tu Ouyang, Soumya Ray, Michael Rabinovich, Mark Allman. Can Network Characteristics Detect Spam Effectively in a Stand-Alone Enterprise? Passive and Active Measurement Conference, March 2011.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Data

2010

  • Chitra Muthukrishnan, Vern Paxson, Mark Allman, Aditya Akella. Using Strongly Typed Networking to Architect for Tussle. ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on Hot Topics in Networks (HotNets), October 2010.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Aditya's Slides
  • Mark Allman. On Building Special-Purpose Social Networks for Emergency Communication. ACM Computer Communication Review, 40(5), October 2010.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Review
  • Boris Nechaev, Mark Allman, Vern Paxson, Andrei Gurtov. A Preliminary Analysis of TCP Performance in an Enterprise Network}. USENIX Internet Network Management Workshop/Workshop on Research on Enterprise Networking (INM/WREN), April 2010.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Project
  • Tom Callahan, Mark Allman, Vern Paxson. A Longitudinal View of HTTP Traffic. Passive and Active Measurement Conference, April 2010.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Tom's Slides
  • Zakaria Al-Qudah, Michael Rabinovich, Mark Allman. Web Timeouts and Their Implications. Passive and Active Measurement Conference, April 2010.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Zak's Slides
  • Mark Allman, Konstantin Avrachenkov, Urtzi Ayesta, Josh Blanton, Per Hurtig. Early Retransmit for TCP and SCTP, April 2010. RFC 5827.
    Status: Experimental.
    Abstract | BibTeX | TXT | Errata
  • Tu Ouyang, Soumya Ray, Mark Allman, Michael Rabinovich. A Large-Scale Empirical Analysis of Email Spam Detection Through Transport-Level Characteristics. Technical Report 10-001, International Computer Science Institute, January 2010.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF

2009

  • Joakim Koskela, Nicholas Weaver, Andrei Gurtov, Mark Allman. Securing Web Content. ACM CoNext Workshop on ReArchitecting the Internet (ReArch), December 2009.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF
  • Nicholas Weaver, Mark Allman. On Constructing a Trusted Path to the User. Technical Report 09-009, International Computer Science Institute, December 2009.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF
  • Boris Nechaev, Vern Paxson, Mark Allman, Andrei Gurtov. On Calibrating Enterprise Switch Measurements. ACM SIGCOMM/USENIX Internet Measurement Conference, November 2009.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Project
  • Gregor Maier, Anja Feldmann, Vern Paxson, Mark Allman. On Dominant Characteristics of Residential Broadband Internet Traffic. ACM SIGCOMM/USENIX Internet Measurement Conference, November 2009.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF
  • Mark Allman, Vern Paxson, Ethan Blanton. TCP Congestion Control, September 2009. RFC 5681.
    Abstract | BibTeX | TXT | Errata
  • Mark Allman. Comments On Selecting Ephemeral Ports, ACM Computer Communication Review, 39(2), April 2009.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF
  • Zakaria Al-Qudah, Hussein Alzoubi, Mark Allman, Michael Rabinovich, Vincenzo Liberatore. Efficient Application Placement in a Dynamic Hosting Platform, International World Wide Web Conference, April 2009.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF

2008

  • Josh Blanton, Ethan Blanton, Mark Allman. Using Spurious Retransmissions to Adapt the Retransmission Timeout. Technical Report 08-005, International Computer Science Institute, August 2008.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF
  • Mark Allman, Christian Kreibich, Vern Paxson, Robin Sommer, Nicholas Weaver. Principles for Developing Comprehensive Network Visibility. USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Security, July 2008.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF
  • Sally Floyd, Mark Allman. Comments on the Usefulness of Simple Best-Effort Traffic, July 2008. RFC 5290.
    Status: Informational.
    Abstract | BibTeX | TXT | Errata
  • Mark Allman, Vern Paxson. A Reactive Measurement Framework. Passive and Active Measurement Conference, April 2008.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Slides
  • Mark Allman, Lann Martin, Michael Rabinovich, Kenneth Atchinson. On Community-Oriented Internet Measurement. Passive and Active Measurement Conference, April 2008.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF
  • Mark Allman. What Ought A Program Committee To Do?. USENIX Workshop on Organizing Workshops, Conferences, and Symposia for Computer Systems (WOWCS), April 2008.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Slides
  • Mark Allman. Thoughts on Reviewing. ACM Computer Communication Review, Editorial Contribution, 38(2), April 2008.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF

2007

  • Mark Allman, Ken Christensen, Bruce Nordman, Vern Paxson. Enabling an Energy-Efficient Future Internet Through Selectively Connected End Systems. ACM SIGCOMM HotNets, November 2007.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Slides
  • Mark Allman. Personal Namespaces. ACM SIGCOMM HotNets, November 2007.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Slides | Project
  • Mark Allman, Vern Paxson, Jeff Terrell. A Brief History of Scanning. ACM SIGCOMM/USENIX Internet Measurement Conference, October 2007.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF
  • Mark Allman, Vern Paxson. Issues and Etiquette Concerning Use of Shared Measurement Data. ACM SIGCOMM/USENIX Internet Measurement Conference, October 2007.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Slides | Project
  • Mark Allman, Christian Kreibich, Vern Paxson, Robin Sommer, Nicholas Weaver. The Strengths of Weaker Identities: Opportunistic Personas. USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Security (HotSec), August 2007.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Slides
  • Sally Floyd, Mark Allman. Specifying New Congestion Control Algorithms, August 2007. RFC 5033, BCP 133.
    Status: Best Current Practice.
    Abstract | BibTeX | TXT | Errata
  • Pasi Sarolahti, Mark Allman, Sally Floyd. Determining an Appropriate Sending Rate Over an Underutilized Network Path. Computer Networks Special Issue on Protocols for Fast, Long-Distance Networks, 51(7), May 2007.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Project
  • Dan Liu, Mark Allman, Shudong Jin, Limin Wang. Congestion Control Without a Startup Phase. Workshop on Protocols for Fast Long-Distance Networks (PFLDnet), February 2007.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF
  • Sally Floyd, Mark Allman, Amit Jain, Pasi Sarolahti. Quick-Start for TCP and IP, January 2007. RFC 4782.
    Status: Experimental.
    Abstract | BibTeX | TXT | Project | Errata

2006

  • Mark Allman, Ethan Blanton, Vern Paxson, Scott Shenker. Fighting Coordinated Attackers with Cross-Organizational Information Sharing. ACM SIGCOMM HotNets, November 2006.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Ethan's Slides | Review
  • Andrew Parker, Sasank Reddy, Thomas Schmidt, Kevin Chang, Ganeriwal Saurabh, Mani Srivastava, Mark Hansen, Jeff Burke, Deborah Estrin, Mark Allman, Vern Paxson. Network System Challenges in Selective Sharing and Verification for Personal, Social, and Urban-Scale Sensing Applications. ACM SIGCOMM HotNets, November 2006.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Review
  • Sumitha Bhandarkar, A. L. Narasimha Reddy, Mark Allman, Ethan Blanton. Improving the Robustness of TCP to Non-Congestion Events, August 2006. RFC 4653.
    Status: Experimental.
    Abstract | BibTeX | TXT | Errata
  • Mark Allman, Paul Barford, Balachander Krishnamurthy, Jia Wang. Tracking the Role of Adversaries in Measuring Unwanted Traffic. Workshop on Steps to Reduce Unwanted Traffic on the Internet (SRUTI), July 2006.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Jia's Slides
  • Mani Srivastava, Mark Hansen, Jeff Burke, Andrew Parker, Sasank Reddy, Ganeriwal Saurabh, Mark Allman, Vern Paxson, Deborah Estrin. Wireless Urban Sensing Systems. CENS Technical Report \#65, University of California, Los Angeles, April 2006.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF
  • Ruoming Pang, Mark Allman, Vern Paxson, Jason Lee. The Devil and Packet Trace Anonymization. ACM Computer Communication Review, 36(1), January 2006.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Review | Project

2005

  • Ruoming Pang, Mark Allman, Mike Bennett, Jason Lee, Vern Paxson, Brian Tierney. A First Look at Modern Enterprise Traffic. ACM SIGCOMM/USENIX Internet Measurement Conference, October 2005.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF | Ruoming's Slides | Project | Data
  • Alberto Medina, Mark Allman, Sally Floyd. Measuring the Evolution of Transport Protocols in the Internet. ACM Computer Communication Review, 35(2), April 2005.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF | Project
  • Mark Allman, Ethan Blanton, Vern Paxson. An Architecture for Developing Behavioral History. Workshop on Steps to Reduce Unwanted Traffic on the Internet (SRUTI), July 2005.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF | Slides
  • Mark Allman, Ethan Blanton. Notes on Burst Mitigation for Transport Protocols. ACM Computer Communication Review, 35(2), April 2005.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF
  • Ethan Blanton, Mark Allman. On the Impact of Bursting on TCP Performance. Proceedings of the Workshop for Passive and Active Measurement, March 2005.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF | Slides

2004

  • Priya Narasimhan, Hans Kruse, Shawn Ostermann, Mark Allman. On the Impact of BER on Realistic TCP Traffic in Satellite Networks. Technical Report 04-005, International Computer Science Institute, November 2004.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF
  • Alberto Medina, Mark Allman, Sally Floyd. Measuring Interactions Between Transport Protocols and Middleboxes. ACM SIGCOMM/USENIX Internet Measurement Conference, Taormina, Sicily, Italy, October 2004.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF | Project
  • Wesley Eddy, Shawn Ostermann, Mark Allman. New Techniques for Making Transport Protocols Robust to Corruption-Based Loss. ACM Computer Communication Review, 34(5), October 2004.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF
  • Rajesh Krishnan, James Sterbenz, Wesley Eddy, Craig Partridge, Mark Allman. Explicit Transport Error Notification (ETEN) for Error-Prone Wireless and Satellite Networks. Computer Networks, 46(3), October 2004.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF
  • Ethan Blanton, Mark Allman. Using TCP Duplicate Selective Acknowledgement (DSACKs) and Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) Duplicate Transmission Sequence Numbers (TSNs) to Detect Spurious Retransmissions, February 2004. RFC 3708.
    Status: Experimental.
    Abstract | BibTeX | TXT | Errata

2003

  • Mark Allman, Wesley Eddy, Shawn Ostermann. Estimating Loss Rates With TCP. ACM Performance Evaluation Review, 31(3), December 2003.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF
  • Mark Allman. On the Performance of Middleboxes. ACM SIGCOMM/Usenix Internet Measurement Conference, Miami, FL, USA, October 2003.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF | Slides
  • Wesley Eddy, Mark Allman. A Comparison of RED's Byte and Packet Modes. Computer Networks, 42(2), June 2003.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF
  • Ethan Blanton, Mark Allman, Kevin Fall, Lili Wang. A Conservative Selective Acknowledgment (SACK)-based Loss Recovery Algorithm for TCP, April 2003. RFC 3517.
    Status: Obsoleted by RFC 6675.
    Abstract | BibTeX | TXT | Errata
  • Mark Allman. An Evaluation of XML-RPC. ACM Performance Evaluation Review, 30(4), March 2003.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF
  • Mark Allman. TCP Congestion Control with Appropriate Byte Counting (ABC), February 2003. RFC 3465.
    Abstract | BibTeX | TXT | Errata

2002

  • Mark Allman, Sally Floyd, Craig Partridge. Increasing TCP's Initial Window, October 2002. RFC 3390.
    Status: Standards Track
    Abstract | BibTeX | TXT | Errata
  • Rajesh Krishnan, Mark Allman, Craig Partridge, James Sterbenz, William Ivancic. Explicit Transport Error Notification (ETEN) for Error-Prone Wireless and Satellite Networks - Summary. Earth Science Technology Conference, Pasadena, CA, June 2002.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF
  • Mark Allman, Ethan Blanton, Wesley Eddy. A Scalable System for Sharing Internet Measurements. Proceedings of the Passive and Active Measurement Workshop, March 2002.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF
  • Craig Partridge, Dennis Rockwell, Mark Allman, Rajesh Krishnan, James Sterbenz. A Swifter Start for TCP. Technical Report No. 8339, BBN Technologies, March 2002.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF
  • Rajesh Krishnan, Mark Allman, Craig Partridge, James Sterbenz. Explicit Transport Error Notification (ETEN) for Error-Prone Wireless and Satellite Networks. Technical Report No. 8333, BBN Technologies, March 2002.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF
  • Ethan Blanton, Mark Allman. On Making TCP More Robust to Packet Reordering. ACM Computer Communication Review, 32(1), January 2002.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF

2001

  • Mark Allman. Measuring End-to-End Bulk Transfer Capacity. ACM SIGCOMM Internet Measurement Workshop. November 2001.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF | Slides
  • Joseph Ishac, Mark Allman. On the Performance of TCP Spoofing in Satellite Networks. IEEE Milcom. October 2001.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF
  • Matt Mathis, Mark Allman. A Framework for Defining Empirical Bulk Transfer Capacity Metrics, July 2001. RFC 3148.
    Abstract | BibTeX | TXT | Errata
  • Mark Allman, Vern Paxson. Sobre la estimacion de propiedades de secuencia de redes de punta a punta. Conferencia sobre Comunicacion de Datos en America Latina y el Caribe, Abril 2001.

    Mark Allman, Vern Paxson. On Estimating End-to-End Network Path Properties. ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on Data Communication in Latin American and the Caribbean, April 2001.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PDF
  • Hans Kruse, Mark Allman, Jim Griner, Diepchi Tran. Experimentation and Modeling of HTTP Over Satellite Channels. International Journal of Satellite Communications, 19(1), January/February 2001.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF
  • Mark Allman, Hari Balakrishnan, Sally Floyd. Enhancing TCP's Loss Recovery Using Limited Transmit, January 2001. RFC 3042.
    Abstract | BibTeX | TXT | Errata

2000

  • Vern Paxson, Mark Allman. Computing TCP's Retransmission Timer, November 2000. RFC 2988.
    Status: Obsoleted by RFC 6298.
    Abstract | BibTeX | TXT | Errata
  • Mark Allman, Jim Griner, Alan Richard. TCP Behavior in Networks with Dynamic Propagation Delay. Proceedings of Globecom 2000, November 2000.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF | Slides
  • Mark Allman. A Web Server's View of the Transport Layer. ACM Computer Communication Review, 30(5), October 2000.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF
  • Hans Kruse, Shawn Ostermann, Mark Allman. On the Performance of TCP-based Data Transfers on a Faded Ka-Band Satellite Link. Proceedings of the 6th Ka-Band Utilization Conference, June 2000.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF
  • Mark Allman, Hans Kruse, Shawn Ostermann. A History of the Improvement of Internet Protocols Over Satellites Using ACTS. Invited paper for ACTS Conference 2000, May 2000.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF | Slides
  • Mark Allman, Spencer Dawkins, Dan Glover, Jim Griner, Diepchi Tran, Tom Henderson, John Heidemann, Joe Touch, Hans Kruse, Shawn Ostermann, Keith Scott, Jeff Semke. Ongoing TCP Research Related to Satellites, February 2000. RFC 2760.
    Abstract | BibTeX | TXT | Errata
  • Wesley Eddy, Mark Allman. Advantages of Parallel Processing and the Effects of Communications Time. Technical Report CR-209455, NASA Glenn Research Center, February 2000.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF
  • Mark Allman, Shawn Ostermann. FTP Extensions for Variable Protocol Specification. Technical Report CR-209414, NASA Glenn Research Center, February 2000.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF

1999

  • Mark Allman, Aaron Falk. On the Effective Evaluation of TCP. ACM Computer Communication Review, 29(5), October 1999.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF
  • Mark Allman, Vern Paxson. On Estimating End-to-End Network Path Properties. ACM SIGCOMM, September 1999, Cambridge, MA.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF | Slides
  • Mark Allman. TCP Byte Counting Refinements. ACM Computer Communication Review, 29(3), July 1999.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF
  • Mark Allman, Shawn Ostermann. FTP Security Considerations, May 1999. RFC 2577.
    Status: Informational.
    Abstract | BibTeX | TXT | Errata
  • Mark Allman, Vern Paxson, W. Richard Stevens. TCP Congestion Control, April 1999. RFC 2581.
    Status: Obsoleted by RFC 5681.
    Abstract | BibTeX | TXT | Errata
  • Vern Paxson, Mark Allman, Scott Dawson, William Fenner, Jim Griner, Ian Heavens, Kevin Lahey, Jeff Semke, Bernie Volz. Known TCP Implementation Problems, March 1999. RFC 2525.
    Abstract | BibTeX | TXT | Errata
  • Hans Kruse, Mark Allman, Jim Griner, Shawn Ostermann, Eric Helvey. Satellite Network Performance Measurements Using Simulated Multi-User Internet Traffic. March 1999. Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Telecommunication Systems.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF
  • Mark Allman, Dan Glover, Luis Sanchez. Enhancing TCP Over Satellite Channels using Standard Mechanisms, January 1999. RFC 2488, BCP 28.
    Status: Best Current Practice.
    Abstract | BibTeX | TXT | Errata

1998

  • Hans Kruse, Mark Allman, Paul Mallasch. Network and User-Perceived Performance of Web Page Retrievals. November, 1998. Proceedings of the First International Conference on Telecommunications and Electronic Commerce (ICTEC).
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF
  • Mark Allman. On the Generation and Use of TCP Acknowledgments. ACM Computer Communication Review, 28(5), October 1998.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF
  • Mark Allman, Shawn Ostermann, Craig Metz. FTP Extensions for IPv6 and NATs, September 1998. RFC 2428.
    Status: Standards Track.
    Abstract | BibTeX | TXT | Errata
  • Mark Allman, Sally Floyd, Craig Partridge. Increasing TCP's Initial Window, September 1998. RFC 2414.
    Status: Obsoleted by RFC 3390.
    Abstract | BibTeX | TXT | Errata
  • Mark Allman, Chris Hayes, Shawn Ostermann. An Evaluation of TCP with Larger Initial Windows. ACM Computer Communication Review, 28(3), July 1998.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF
  • Hans Kruse, Mark Allman, Jim Griner, Diepchi Tran. HTTP Page Transfer Rates Over Geo-Stationary Satellite Links. March 1998. Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Telecommunication Systems.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF

1997

  • Mark Allman. Fixing Two BSD TCP Bugs. Technical Report CR-204151, NASA Lewis Research Center, October 1997.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF
  • Mark Allman, Adam Caldwell, Shawn Ostermann. ONE: The Ohio Network Emulator. Technical Report TR-19972, Ohio University Computer Science, August 1997.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF
  • Mark Allman. Improving TCP Performance Over Satellite Channels. Master's Thesis, Ohio University, June 1997.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF | Defense Slides
  • Mark Allman, Chris Hayes, Hans Kruse, Shawn Ostermann. TCP Performance Over Satellite Links. Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Telecommunications Systems, Nashville, TN, March, 1997.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF
  • Mark Allman, Shawn Ostermann. Multiple Data Connection FTP Extensions. Technical Report TR-19971, Ohio University Computer Science, February 1997.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF

1996

  • Mark Allman, Hans Kruse, Shawn Ostermann. An Application-Level Solution to TCP's Satellite Inefficiencies, Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Satellite-based Information Services (WOSBIS), Rye, New York, November 13, 1996.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF | Shawn's Slides
  • Mark Allman. Determining the N-th Prime Number Using a Network of Workstations. Report for EE 663, Architecture of Parallel Computers, Ohio University. June 1996.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF

1995

  • Mark Allman, Shawn Ostermann, Hans Kruse. Data Transfer Efficiency Over Satellite Circuits Using a Multi-Socket Extension to the File Transfer Protocol (FTP). Proceedings of the ACTS Results Conference, NASA Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, OH, September 11-13, 1995.
    Abstract | BibTeX | PS | PDF
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