Advanced Networking
and Dependable Systems Laboratory


Professor Douglas M. Blough, Director





Publications (Since 2001)

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All Papers (clear highlight)
Wireless Networks
Dependable Distributed Systems
Data Security and Privacy

2017

MASS

 

 

Qiang Hu and Douglas M. Blough, "Relay Selection and Scheduling for Millimeter Wave Backhaul in Urban Environments," Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems, to appear, 2017.

 

 

Globecom

 

 

Mengyao Ge and Douglas M. Blough, "PBUS: Efficient User Selection for Block Diagonalization in Dense Wireless Networks," Proc. of IEEE Global Communications Conference, to appear, 2017.

 

 

ICAC

 

 

Xin Chen, Ymir Vigfusson, Douglas M. Blough, Fang Zheng, Kun-Lung Wu, and Liting Hu, "GOVERNOR: Smoother Stream Processing Through Smarter Backpressure," Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Autonomic Computing, to appear, 2017.

 

 

ICDCS

 

 

Xin Chen, Liting Hu, Douglas M. Blough, Michael Kozuch, and Matthew Wolf, "RBAY: A Scalable and Extensible Information Plane for Federating Distributed Datacenter Resources," Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems, pp. 1345-1355, 2017.

 

 

WCNC

 

 

Mengyao Ge and Douglas M. Blough, "High-Throughput and Fair Scheduling for Access Point Cooperation in Dense Wireless Networks," Proc. of IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, 2017.

 

 

WCNC

 

 

Mengyao Ge, John R. Barry, and Douglas M. Blough, "Combined User Selection and MIMO Weight Calculation for AP Cooperation in Dense Wireless Networks," Proc. of IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, 2017.

 

 

2016

Ad Hoc Networks

 

 

D. Lertpratchya and D. Blough, "Interference-Aware Multicast Trees and Meshes for Wireless Multihop Networks," Journal of Ad Hoc Networks, pp. 99-113, Sept. 2016.

 

 

Infocom

 

 

D. Blough, P. Santi, and G. Resta, "Interference-Aware Time-Based Fairness for Multihop Wireless Networks," Proceedings of IEEE Infocom, pp. 1674-1682, 2016.

 

 

2015

CERCS TR

 

 

K. Bilbray, D. Sigelbaum, and D. Blough, "GeoShare: Experience with a Geographically Diverse Cloud Data Storage Service," Georgia Tech CERCS Technical Report 15-02, 2015.

 

 

CSS

 

 

J. Brown and D. Blough, "Distributed Enforcement of Sticky Policies with Flexible Trust," Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Cyberspace Safety and Security, pp. 1202-1209, 2015.

 

 

TWireless

 

 

L.M. Cortes-Pena, J. Barry, and D. Blough, "Jointly Optimizing Stream Allocation, Beamforming and Combining Weights for the MIMO Interference Channel," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 14, pp. 2245-2256, April 2015.

 

 

WCNC

 

 

L.M. Cortes-Pena and D. Blough, "MIMO Link Scheduling for Interference Suppression in Dense Wireless Networks," Proceedings of the IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, pp. 1243-1248, 2015.

 

 

2014

ToN

 

 

D. Blough, P. Santi, and R. Srinivasan, "On the Feasibility of Unilateral Interference Cancellation in MIMO Networks," IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol. 22, pp. 1831-1844, Dec. 2014.

 

 

MSWiM

 

 

D. Lertpratchya, D. Blough, and G. Riley, "Interference-Aware Mesh Multicast for Wireless Multihop Networks," Proceedings of the 17th ACM International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems, pp. 163-167, 2014.

 

 

Infocom

 

 

D. Blough, P. Santi, and G. Resta, "Interference-Aware Proportional Fairness for Multi-rate Wireless Networks," Proceedings of IEEE Infocom, pp. 2733-2741, 2014.

 

 

WCNC

 

 

D. Lertpratchya, D. Blough, and G. Riley, "Interference-Aware Multicast for Wireless Multihop Networks," Proceedings of the IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, pp. 3034-3039, 2014.

 

 

SIMUTools

 

 

D. Lertpratchya, G. Riley, and D. Blough, "Simulating Frame-Level Bursty Links in Wireless Networks," Proceedings of the International Conference on Simulation Tools and Techniques, pp. 108-117, 2014.

 

 

2013

Globecom

 

 

L.M. Cortes-Pena, J. Barry, and D. Blough, "Joint Optimization of Stream Allocation and Beamforming and Combining Weights for the MIMO Interference Channel," Proceedings of Globecom, pp. 4012-4018, 2013.

 

 

AMIA Summit

 

 

J. Brown, M. Ahamad, M. Ahmed, D. Blough, T. Kurc, A. Post, and J. Saltz, "Redactable and Auditable Data Access for Bioinformatics Research," Proceedings of the AMIA Summit on Clinical Research Informatics, pp. 21-25, 2013.

 

 

2012

AMIA

 

 

J. Brown and D. Blough, "Verifiable and Redactable Medical Documents," Proceedings of AMIA, pp. 1148-1157, 2012.

 

 

ICC

 

 

L.M. Cortes-Pena, J. Barry, and D. Blough, "The Performance Loss of Unilateral Interference Cancellation," Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications, pp. 5718-5723, 2012.

 

 

Book chapter

 

 

D. Mashima, M. Ahamad, D. Bauer, and D. Blough, "User-centric Identity Management Architecture using Credential-holding Identity Agents," Chapter 5 in Digital Identity and Access Management: Technologies and Frameworks, ed. S. Das-Smith, M. Gupta, and R. Sharman, IGI Global Publishing, pp. 78-96, 2012.

 

 

2011

BIBM

 

 

A. Mohan, D. Blough, T. Kurc, A. Post, and J. Saltz, "Detection of Conflicts and Inconsistencies in Taxonomy-based Authorization Policies," Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics & Biomedicine, pp. 590-594, 2011.

 

 

SECON

 

 

D. Blough, G. Resta, P. Santi, R. Srinivasan, and L.M. Cortes-Pena, "Optimal One-Shot Scheduling for MIMO Networks," Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Sensor, Mesh and Ad Hoc Communications and Networks, pp. 377-385, 2011.

 

 

TDSC

 

 

C. Harvesf and D. Blough, "Replica Placement for Route Diversity in Tree-Based Routing Distributed Hash Tables," IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, Vol 8, pp. 419-433, May-June 2011.

 

 

2010

Book chapter

 

 

D. Blough, G. Resta, P. Santi, and M. Leoncini, "Self Organization and Self Maintenance of Mobile Ad Hoc Networks through Dynamic Topology Control," in Architecting Dependable Systems VII, ed. A. Casimiro, R. de Lemos, and C. Gacek, Springer, pp. 26-52, 2010.

 

 

ToN

 

 

D. Blough, G. Resta, and P. Santi, "Approximation Algorithms for Wireless Link Scheduling with SINR-based Interference," IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol. 18, pp. 1701-1712, Dec. 2010.

 

 

EW

 

 

R. Srinivasan, D. Blough, L.M. Cortes-Pena, and P. Santi, "Maximizing Throughput in MIMO Networks with Variable Rate Streams," Proceedings of the European Wireless Conference, pp. 551-559, 2010.

 

 

IDTrust

 

 

A. Mohan and D. Blough, "An Attribute-based Authorization Policy Framework with Dynamic Conflict Resolution," Proceedings of the 9th Symposium on Identity and Trust on the Internet, pp. 37-50, 2010.

 

 

2009

WPES

 

 

D. Bauer, D. Blough, and A. Mohan, "Redactable Signatures on Data with Dependencies and their Application to Personal Health Records," Proceedings of the CCS Workshop on Privacy in the Electronic Society, pp. 91-100, 2009.

 

 

MSWIM

 

 

D. Blough, C. Canali, G. Resta, and P. Santi, "On the Impact of Far-Away Interference on Evaluations of Wireless Multihop Networks, " Proceedings of the ACM International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems, pp. 90-95, 2009.

 

 

IDIS

 

 

F. Paci, D. Bauer, E. Bertino, D. Blough, A. Squicciarini, and A. Gupta, "Minimal Credential Disclosure in Trust Negotiations, " Identity in the Information Society, pp. 221-239, October 2009.

 

 

SECON

 

 

R. Srinivasan, D. Blough, and P. Santi, "Optimal One-Shot Stream Scheduling for MIMO Links in a Single Collision Domain, " Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Sensor, Mesh and Ad Hoc Communications and Networks, pp. 700-708, 2009.

 

 

FOWANC

 

 

P. Santi, R.Maheshwari, G.Resta, S.Das, and D. Blough, "Wireless Link Scheduling under a Graded SINR Interference Model, " Proceedings of the ACM International Workshop on Foundations of Ad Hoc and Sensor Networking and Computing, pp. 3-12, 2009.

 

 

Ad Hoc Networks

 

 

E. Ould-Ahmed-Vall, D. Blough, B. Ferri, and G. Riley, "Distributed Global ID Assignment for Wireless Sensor Networks, " Journal of Ad Hoc Networks, Vol. 7, pp. 1194-1216, Aug. 2009.

 

 

2008

COR

 

 

Y. Guan, W. Yang, H. Owen, and D. Blough, "A Pricing Approach for Bandwidth Allocation in Differentiated Service Networks, " Computers and Operations Research, Vol. 35, No. 12, pp. 3769-3786, Dec. 2008.

 

 

DIM

 

 

D. Bauer, D. Blough, and D. Cash, "Minimal Information Disclosure with Efficiently Verifiable Credentials, " Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on Digital Identity Management, pp. 15-24, 2008.

 

 

DIM

 

 

F. Paci, D. Bauer, E. Bertino, D. Blough, and A. Squicciarini, "Minimal Credential Disclosure in Trust Negotiations, " Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on Digital Identity Management, pp. 89-96, 2008.

 

 

PST

 

 

A. Mohan and D. Blough, "AttributeTrust: A Framework for Evaluating Trust in Aggregated Attributes via a Reputation System, " Proceedings of the Conference on Privacy, Security, and Trust, pp. 201-212, 2008.

 

 

MASS

 

 

D. Blough, S. Das, G. Resta, and P. Santi, "A Framework for Joint Scheduling and Diversity Exploitation under Physical Interference in Wireless Mesh Networks, " Proceedings of the International Conference on Mobile Ad Hoc and Sensor Systems, pp. 396-403, 2008.

 

 

ICDCS

 

 

G. Brar, D. Blough, and P. Santi "The SCREAM Approach for Efficient Distributed Scheduling with Physical Interference in Wireless Mesh Networks, " Proceedings of the International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems, pp. 214-224, 2008.

 

 

IJICS

 

 

R. Parameswaran and D. Blough, "Privacy Preserving Data Obfuscation for Inherently Clustered Data," International Journal of Information and Computer Security, Special Issue on Security and Privacy Aspects of Data Mining, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 4-26, 2008.

 

 

2007

MSWIM

 

 

M. Sun and D. Blough, "Mobility Prediction using Future Knowledge," Proceedings of the 10th ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems, pp. 235-239, 2007.

 

 

GranComp

 

 

R. Parameswaran and D. Blough, "Privacy Preserving Collaborative Filtering Using Data Obfuscation," Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Granular Computing, pp. 380-386, 2007.

 

 

P2P

 

 

C. Harvesf and D. Blough, "The Design and Evaluation of Techniques for Route Diversity in Distributed Hash Tables, " Proceedings of the 7th IEEE International Conference on Peer-to-Peer Computing, pp. 237-238, 2007.

 

 

Performance Evaluation

 

 

D. Blough, M. Leoncini, G. Resta, and P. Santi, "Topology Control with Better Radio Models: Implications for Energy and Multi-Hop Interference," Performance Evaluation, pp. 379-398, June 2007.

 

 

2006

MobiCom

 

 

G. Brar, D. Blough, and P. Santi, "Computationally Efficient Scheduling with the Physical Interference Model for Throughput Improvement in Wireless Mesh Networks," Proceedings of the 12th ACM Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking, pp. 2-13, 2006.

 

 

P2P

 

 

C. Harvesf and D. Blough, "The Effect of Replica Placement on Routing Robustness in Distributed Hash Tables," Proceedings of the 6th IEEE International Conference on Peer-to-Peer Computing, pp. 57-66, 2006.

 

 

TMC

 

 

D. Blough, M. Leoncini, G. Resta, and P. Santi, "The k-Neighbors Approach to Physical Degree Bounded and Symmetric Topology Control in Ad Hoc Networks, " IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, Vol. 5, pp. 1267-1282, Sept. 2006.

 

 
MedHocNet  

D. Blough, M. Leoncini, G. Resta, and P. Santi, "NOWiSeNets: A Network of Wireless Sensor Networks for Internetworking the Physical World, Proceedings of the 5th Annual Mediterranean Ad Hoc Networking Workshop, 2006.

   
ACNS  

G. Gu, P. Fogla, W. Lee, and D. Blough, "DSO: Dependable Signing Overlay, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Applied Cryptography and Network Security, pp. 33-49, 2006. (published as Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 3989, by Springer)

   

TMC

 

 

P. Santi, D. Blough, and H. Bostelmann, "A Comment on the Critical Transmitting Range for Connectivity in Sparse Wireless Ad Hoc Networks," IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, Vol. 5, pp. 943-944, July 2006.

 

 
PWN  

D. Blough, C. Harvesf, G. Resta, G. Riley, and P. Santi, "A Simulation-Based Study on the Throughput Capacity of Topology Control in CSMA/CA Networks,"   Workshop on Pervasive Wireless Networking, Workshop Proceedings of the 4th IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications, pp. 400-404, 2006.

   

2005

PADM  

R. Parameswaran and D. Blough, "A Robust Data Obfuscation Approach for Privacy Preservation of Clustered Data,"  Proceedings of the Workshop on Privacy and Security Aspects of Data Mining, pp. 18-25, 2005.

   
CRC Handbook  

D. Blough, M. Leoncini, G. Resta, and P. Santi, "Comparison of Cell-Based and Topology-Control-Based Energy Conservation in Wireless Sensor Networks,"  Handbook on Theoretical and Algorithmic Aspects of Sensor, Ad Hoc Wireless, and Peer-to-Peer Networks, ed. J. Wu, CRC Press, 2005.

   
StorageSS  

A. Subbiah and D. Blough, "An Approach for Fault Tolerant and Secure Data Storage in Collaborative Work Environments,"   Proceedings of the Workshop on Storage Security and Survivability, pp. 84-93, 2005.

   
MASS  

E. Ould-Ahmed-Vall, D. Blough, B. Heck, and G. Riley, "Distributed Unique Global ID Assignment for Sensor Networks,"   Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems, pp. 573-580, 2005.

   
SRDS  

L. Kong, D. Manohar, A. Subbiah, M. Sun, M. Ahamad, and D. Blough, "Agile Store: Experience with Quorum-Based Data Replication Techniques for Adaptive Byzantine Fault Tolerance,"   Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems, pp. 143-154, 2005.

   
MSWIM  

D. Blough, M. Leoncini, G. Resta, and P. Santi, "Topology Control with Better Radio Models: Implications for Energy and Multi-Hop Interference,"   Proceedings of the 8th ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems, pp. 260-268, 2005.

   
CCNC  

A. Brawerman, D. Blough, and B. Bing, "A Light Differential Download Algorithm for Software Defined Radio Devices,"   Proceedings of the IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference pp. 476-481, 2005.

   

 

2004

IEEE Security & Privacy  

D. Bakken, R. Parameswaran, D. Blough, T. Palmer, and A. Franz, "Data Obfuscation: Providing Anonymity and Desensitization of Usable Data Sets,"   IEEE Security and Privacy, Vol. 2, pp. 34-41, Nov./Dec. 2004.

   
MobiWac  

A. Brawerman, D. Blough, and B. Bing, "Securing the Download of Radio Configuration Files for Software Defined Radio Devices,"   Proceedings of the ACM International Workshop on Mobility Management and Wireless Access, pp. 98-105, 2004.

   
IEEE MICRO  

T. Suh, H.-S. Lee, ,and D. Blough, "Integrating Cache Coherence Protocols for Heterogeneous Multiprocessor Systems, Part 2,"   IEEE MICRO, Vol. 24, No. 5, pp. 70-78, Sept./Oct. 2004.

   
Wireless Networks  

D. Blough, G. Resta, and P. Santi, "A Statistical Analysis of the Long-Run Spatial Distribution in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks,"   Wireless Networks, Special Issue on Modeling and Analysis of Mobile Networks, Vol. 10, pp. 543-554, Sept. 2004.

   
IEEE MICRO  

T. Suh, H.-S. Lee, ,and D. Blough, "Integrating Cache Coherence Protocols for Heterogeneous Multiprocessor Systems, Part 1,"   IEEE MICRO, Special Issue on Embedded Systems, Vol. 24, No. 4, pp. 33-41, July/August 2004.

   
TPDS  

A. Subbiah and D. Blough, "Distributed Diagnosis in Dynamic Fault Environments,"   IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol. 15, pp. 453-467, May 2004.

   
DATE  

T. Suh, D. Blough, and H.-S. Lee, "Supporting Cache Coherence in Heterogeneous Multiprocessor Systems,"   Proceedings of the Conference on Design Automation and Test in Europe, pp. 1150-1155, 2004.

   
ICC  

W. Yang, H. Owen and D. Blough, "A Comparison of Auction and Flat Pricing for DiffServ Networks,"   Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications, pp. 2086-2091, 2004.

   

2003

Globecom  

W. Yang, H. Owen and D. Blough, "An Auction Pricing Strategy for Differentiated Services Networks,"   Proceedings of the IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference, pp. 4148-4152, 2003.

   
SRDS  

L. Kong, A. Subbiah, M. Ahamad, and D. Blough, "A Reconfigurable Byzantine Quorum Approach for the Agile Store,"   Proceedings of the IEEE 22nd International Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems, pp. 219-228, 2003.

   
MobiHoc  

D. Blough, M. Leoncini, G. Resta, and P. Santi, "The k-Neigh Protocol for Symmetric Topology Control in Ad Hoc Networks,"   Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking & Computing, pp. 141-152, 2003.

   
TMC  

P. Santi and D. Blough, "The Critical Transmitting Range for Connectivity in Sparse Wireless Ad Hoc Networks,"   IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, Vol. 2, pp. 25-39, January-March 2003.

   

 

2002

IEEE Design & Test  

V. Mooney and D. Blough, "The Delta Hardware/Software Real-Time Operating System Framework for System-on-a-Chip Architectures,"   IEEE Design and Test, Special Issue on Platform-Based Design, Vol. 19, pp. 44-51, November/December 2002.

   
MSWIM  

D. Blough, G. Resta, and P. Santi, "A Statistical Analysis of the Long-Run Node Spatial Distribution in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks,"   Proceedings of the 5th ACM International Workshop on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems, pp. 30-37, 2002. (finalist for Best Paper award)

   
MobiCom  

D. Blough and P. Santi, "Investigating Upper Bounds on Network Lifetime Extension for Cell-Based Energy Conservation Techniques in Stationary Ad-Hoc Networks,"   Proceedings of the 8th ACM International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking, pp. 183-192, 2002.

   
TCS  

P. Santi, D. Blough, M. Leoncini, and G. Resta, "On the Symmetric Range Assignment Problem in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks,"   Proceedings of the 2nd IFIP International Conference on Theoretical Computer Science, pp. 71-82, 2002.

   
DSN Workshop  

D. Blough, T. Bracewell, J. Cooper, and B. Oravits, "Realizing Software Fault Tolerance in Radar Systems through Fault-Tolerant Middleware and Fault Injection,"   Supplemental Proceedings of the International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks, pp. G117-G121, 2002.

   
DSN  

P. Santi and D. Blough, "An Evaluation of Connectivity in Mobile Wireless Ad Hoc Networks,"   Proceedings of the International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks, pp. 89-98, 2002.

   

 

2001

JPDC  

H. Wang and D. Blough, "Multicast in Wormhole-Switched Torus Networks using Edge-Disjoint Spanning Trees,"   Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, Special Issue on Routing in Computer and Communication Networks, pp. 1278-1306, September 2001.

   
MobiHoc  

P. Santi, D. Blough, and F. Vainstein, "A Probabilistic Analysis for the Range Assignment Problem in Ad Hoc Networks,"   Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking & Computing, pp. 212-220, 2001.

   

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