Inria Sophia Antipolis,
2004 route des Lucioles,
06902 Sophia Antipolis,
Email: firstname (ashwin) dot lastname (rao) @ organization (inria) dot country (fr)
I am currently in the job market. (CV, Thesis Manuscript)
I am a Post-doctoral candidate under the supervision of Arnaud Legout and Walid Dabbous in the DIANA project team at Inria Sophia-Antipolis. I joined the DIANA team in September 2009 as a PhD Candidate and I defended my thesis in December 2013. During my PhD, I did an internship under the supervision of David Choffnes and Arvind Krishnamurthy at the University of Washington (from June 2012 to December 2012). Prior to joining Inria, I was a masters student in the School of Information Technology at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi.
Communication networks, mobile systems, social networks, large scale experiments, peer-to-peer systems, wireless networks, performance modeling and evaluation.
Peer-reviewed Conference Publications
- Studying Social Networks at Scale: Macroscopic Anatomy of the Twitter Social Graph.
To appear in Proc. of ACM SIGMETRICS 2014 (acceptance ratio 40/238).
Maksym Gabielkov, Ashwin Rao, and Arnaud Legout.
- Data Plane Throughput vs Control Plane Delay: Experimental Study of BitTorrent Performance.
In Proc. of IEEE P2P'13 (short paper with acceptance ratio (19 long + 10 short)/94).
Claudio Testa, Darrio Rossi, Ashwin Rao, and Arnaud Legout.
- Network Characteristics of Video Streaming Traffic.
In Proc. of ACM CoNEXT 2011 (acceptance ratio 30/159) (slides).
Ashwin Rao, Yeon-sup Lim, Chadi Barakat, Arnaud Legout, Don Towsley, and Walid Dabbous.
This work was also presented at the following venues.
CCNxCon 2011, the first community meeting on Content-Centric Networking as a talk and a poster.
ANR CONNECT meeting on Jan 31, 2011 (Slides).
Our video streaming dataset is publicly available.
- A Survey on YouTube Streaming Service.
In Proc. of ValueTools 2011.
Majed Haddad, Eitan Altman, Rachid El-Azouzi, Tania Jimenez, Salah Eddine Elayoubi, Sana Ben Jamaa, Arnaud Legout, and Ashwin Rao.
- Can Realistic BitTorrent Experiments be Performed on Clusters?
In Proc. of IEEE P2P'10 (acceptance ratio 27/121) (Slides).
Ashwin Rao, Arnaud Legout, and Walid Dabbous.
- Performance Evaluation of 802.11 Broadcasts for A Single Cell Network with Unsaturated Nodes.
In Proc. of IFIP Networking 2008 (acceptance ratio 26.9%).
Ashwin Rao, Arzad Kherani, and Anirban Mahanti.
Peer-reviewed Journal Publications
Peer-reviewed Workshop Publications
- Meddle: Middleboxes for Increased Transparency and Control of Mobile Traffic.
In ACM CoNEXT 2012 Student Workshop (acceptance ratio 32/62). Selected as one of the best posters
Ashwin Rao, Justine Sherry, Arnaud Legout, Arvind Krishnamurthy, Walid Dabbous, and David Choffnes.
This work was also presented in the Community Feedback session at IMC 2012.
- Experimental Assessment of BitTorrent Completion Time in Heterogeneous TCP/uTP swarms.
In Traffic Monitoring and Analysis (TMA) 2012 (acceptance ratio 10/30).
Claudio Testa, Dario Rossi, Ashwin Rao, and Arnaud Legout.
- Secure V2V Communications: Performance Impact of Computational Overheads.
In Proc. of IEEE Infocom 2008 workshop on Mobile Networking for Vehicular Environments.
Aravind Iyer, Arzad Kherani, Ashwin Rao, and Aditya Karnik.
- Secure V2V Communication with Certificate Revocation.
In Proc. of IEEE Infocom 2007 workshop on Mobile Networking for Vehicular Environments.
Ashwin Rao, Ashish Sangwan, Arzad Kherani, Anitha Varghese, Bhargav Bellur, and Rajeev Shorey.
Other Events and Technical Reports
- Using the Middle to Meddle with Mobile.
Technical Report, Northeastern University.
Ashwin Rao, Arash Molavi Kakhki, Abbas Razaghpanah, Amy Tang, Justine Sherry, Shen Wang, Phillipa Gill, Arnaud Legout, Arvind Krishnamurthy, Alan Mislove, and David Choffnes.
- Floor the Ceil & Ceil the Floor: Revisiting AIMD Evaluation.
Inria Technical Report (hal-00733890), 2012.
Ashwin Rao, Arnaud Legout, Bruno Cessac, and Walid Dabbous.
- BitTorrent Experiments on Testbeds: A Study of the Impact of Network Latencies.
In 11es Journées Doctorales en Informatique et Réseaux (Slides).
Ashwin Rao, Arnaud Legout, and Walid Dabbous.
This work was also presented as a poster at RESCOM 2010 (Poster at Rescom 2010).
External Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (2013), IEEE Network (2013), Computer Networks (2013), IEEE TMA Workshop (2013), HotPOST 2012, and IEEE JSAC Special Issue on Vehicular Networks (2007).
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Last Updated on March 28, 2013.
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