Publications

My publications (and other work) are also described in my CV.

(Complete BibTeX file)

2017

  • Dmitry Duplyakin, David Johnson, and Robert Ricci. The Part-Time Cloud: Enabling Balanced Elasticity Between Diverse Computing Environments. In Proceedings of the Eighth Workshop on Scientific Cloud Computing (ScienceCloud), June 2017.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @inproceedings{Duplyakin+:ScienceCloud17,
        title     = "The Part-Time Cloud: Enabling Balanced Elasticity Between Diverse Computing Environments",
        author    = "Dmitry Duplyakin and David Johnson and Robert Ricci",
        booktitle = "Proceedings of the Eighth Workshop on Scientific Cloud Computing (ScienceCloud)",
        year      = 2017,
        month     = jun,
        url       = "https://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/duplyakin-sciencecloud17"
    }

  • Mukund Raj, Mahsa Mirzargar, Robert Ricci, Robert M. Kirby, and Ross T. Whitaker. Path Boxplots: A Method for Characterizing Uncertainty in Path Ensembles on a Graph. Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics (JCGS), 26(2):243-252, 2017.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @article{Raj+:JCGS17,
        title = {Path Boxplots: A Method for Characterizing Uncertainty in Path Ensembles on a Graph},
        author = "Mukund Raj and Mahsa Mirzargar and Robert Ricci and Robert M. Kirby and Ross T. Whitaker",
        journal = "Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics ({JCGS})",
        volume = 26,
        number = 2,
        pages = "243--252",
        year = 2017,
        url = "http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10618600.2016.1209115"
    }

  • Chinmay Kulkarni, Aniraj Kesavan, Robert Ricci, and Ryan Stutsman. Beyond Simple Request Processing with RAMCloud. Data Engineering, 40(1), March 2017.
    [BibTeX]
    @article{Kulkarni+:DE17,
        author = "Chinmay Kulkarni and Aniraj Kesavan and Robert Ricci and Ryan Stutsman",
        title = "Beyond Simple Request Processing with {RAMCloud}",
        journal = "Data Engineering",
        month = mar,
        year = 2017,
        volume = 40,
        number = 1,
        publisher = "IEEE Computer Society"
    }

  • Ivo Jiminez, Carlos Maltzahn, Jay Lofstead, Kathryn Mohror, Remzi Arpaci-Dusseau, Andrea Arpaci-Dusseau, and Robert Ricci. PopperCI: Automated Reproducibility Validation. In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Computer and Networking Experimental Research Using Testbeds (CNERT), May 2017.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @InProceedings{Jiminez+:CNERT17,
        author      = "Ivo Jiminez and Carlos Maltzahn and Jay Lofstead and Kathryn Mohror and Remzi Arpaci-Dusseau and Andrea Arpaci-Dusseau and Robert Ricci",
        title       = "{PopperCI}: Automated Reproducibility Validation",
        booktitle   = "Proceedings of the International Workshop on Computer and Networking Experimental Research Using Testbeds ({CNERT})",
        year        = 2017,
        month       = may,
        url         = "http://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/jiminez-cnert17"
    }

2016

  • Aniraj Kesavan, Robert Ricci, and Ryan Stutsman. To Copy or Not to Copy: Making In-Memory Databases Fast on Modern NICs. In Spyros Blanas, Justin Levandoski, Rajesh Bordawekar, Andrew Pavlo, and Tirthankar Lahiri, editors, Data Management on New Hardware, chapter 5. Springer Lecture Notes on Computer Science, Cham, Switzerland, 2016.
    [BibTeX]
    @incollection{Kesavan+:DataMan16,
        title = {To Copy or Not to Copy: Making In-Memory Databases Fast on Modern {NICs}},
        author = {Aniraj Kesavan and Robert Ricci and Ryan Stutsman},
        booktitle={Data Management on New Hardware},
        publisher={Springer Lecture Notes on Computer Science},
        year=2016,
        chapter=5,
        editor = {Spyros Blanas and Justin Levandoski and Rajesh Bordawekar and Andrew Pavlo and Tirthankar Lahiri},
        address = {Cham, Switzerland},
    }

  • Amy Apon, Russ Clark, Ada Gavrilovska, Kate Keahey, Rick McGeer, Robert Ricci, Glenn Ricart, Wilson Rivera, and Jessie Walker, editors. Report of the NSFCloud For Everyone Workshop, Atlanta, GA, November 2016. .
    [BibTeX]
    @proceedings{NSFC4E16,
        title  = "Report of the {NSFCloud} For Everyone Workshop",
        year   = 2016,
        month  = nov,
        editor = "Amy Apon and Russ Clark and Ada Gavrilovska and Kate Keahey and Rick McGeer and Robert Ricci and Glenn Ricart and Wilson Rivera and Jessie Walker", 
       address  = "Atlanta, {GA}"
        
    }

  • Dmitry Duplyakin, Jed Brown, and Robert Ricci. Active Learning in Performance Analysis. In Proceedings of the IEEE Cluster Conference, September 2016.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @InProceedings{DuplyakinBrownRicci:Cluster16,
        author      = "Dmitry Duplyakin and Jed Brown and Robert Ricci",
        title       = "Active Learning in Performance Analysis",
        booktitle   = "Proceedings of the IEEE Cluster Conference",
        year        = 2016,
        month       = sep,
        url         = "http://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/duplyakin-cluster16"
    }

  • Aniraj Kesavan, Robert Ricci, and Ryan Stutsman. To Copy or Not to Copy: Making In-Memory Databases Fast on Modern NICs. In Proceedings of the Fourth International Workshop on In-Memory Data Management and Analytics (IMDM), September 2016.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @InProceedings{KesavanRicciStutsman:IMDM16,
        author      = "Aniraj Kesavan and Robert Ricci and Ryan Stutsman",
        title       = "To Copy or Not to Copy: Making In-Memory Databases Fast on Modern {NICs}",
        booktitle   = "Proceedings of the Fourth International Workshop on In-Memory Data Management and Analytics ({IMDM})",
        year        = 2016,
        month       = sep,
        url         = "http://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/kesavan-imdm16"
    }

  • Robert Ricci and Nick Feamster, editors. Report of the NSF Workshop on Software Defined Infrastructures and Software Defined Exchanges, Washington, DC, February 2016. .
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @proceedings{SDIWorkshop16,
        title = "Report of the {NSF} Workshop on Software Defined Infrastructures and Software Defined Exchanges",
        year = 2016,
        month = feb,
        editor = "Robert Ricci and Nick Feamster",
        address = "Washington, {DC}",
        url = "http://www.flux.utah.edu/beyond-internet-workshops/sdi/sdi-workshop-report.pdf"
    }

  • Dmitry Duplyakin and Robert Ricci. Introducing Configuration Management Capabilities into CloudLab Experiments. In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Computer and Networking Experimental Research Using Testbeds (CNERT), April 2016. \textbfAwarded best paper
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @InProceedings{DuplyakinRicci:CNERT16,
        author      = "Dmitry Duplyakin and Robert Ricci",
        title       = "Introducing Configuration Management Capabilities into {CloudLab} Experiments",
        booktitle   = "Proceedings of the International Workshop on Computer and Networking Experimental Research Using Testbeds ({CNERT})",
        year        = 2016,
        month       = apr,
        note        = "\textbf{Awarded best paper}",
        url         = "http://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/duplyakin-cnert16"
    }

  • Rick McGeer, Mark Berman, Chip Elliott, and Robert Ricci, editors. The GENI Book. Springer International Publishing, 2016.
    [BibTeX]
    @book{McGeer+:GENIbook16,
        title       = "The {GENI} Book",
        editor      = "Rick McGeer and Mark Berman and Chip Elliott and Robert Ricci",
        publisher   = "Springer International Publishing",
        year        = 2016,
        pages       = 651,
        isbn        = "978-3-319-33767-8",
    }

  • Robert Ricci. Emulab. In Rick McGeer, Mark Berman, Chip Elliott, and Robert Ricci, editors, The GENI Book, chapter 2. Springer-Verlag, New York, 2016.
    [BibTeX]
    @incollection{Ricci:GENIbook16:Emulab,
        title = {Emulab},
        author = {Robert Ricci},
        booktitle={The {GENI} Book},
        publisher={Springer-Verlag},
        year=2016,
        chapter=2,
        editor = {Rick McGeer and Mark Berman and Chip Elliott and Robert Ricci},
        address = {New York},
    }

  • Robert Ricci. The Need for Flexible Mid-scale Computing Infrastructure. In Rick McGeer, Mark Berman, Chip Elliott, and Robert Ricci, editors, The GENI Book, chapter 6. Springer-Verlag, New York, 2016.
    [BibTeX]
    @incollection{Ricci:GENIbook16:flexible,
        title = {The Need for Flexible Mid-scale Computing Infrastructure},
        author = {Robert Ricci},
        booktitle={The {GENI} Book},
        publisher={Springer-Verlag},
        year=2016,
        chapter=6,
        editor = {Rick McGeer and Mark Berman and Chip Elliott and Robert Ricci},
        address = {New York},
    }

  • Rick McGeer and Robert Ricci. The InstaGENI Project. In Rick McGeer, Mark Berman, Chip Elliott, and Robert Ricci, editors, The GENI Book, chapter 14. Springer-Verlag, New York, 2016.
    [BibTeX]
    @incollection{McGeerRicci:GENIbook16:instageni,
        title = {The {InstaGENI} Project},
        author = {Rick McGeer and Robert Ricci},
        booktitle={The {GENI} Book},
        publisher={Springer-Verlag},
        year=2016,
        chapter=14,
        editor = {Rick McGeer and Mark Berman and Chip Elliott and Robert Ricci},
        address = {New York},
    }

  • Ren Quinn, Josh Kunz, Aisha Syed, Joe Breen, Sneha Kasera, Robert Ricci, and Jacobus Van der Merwe. KnowNet: Towards a Knowledge Plane for Enterprise Network Management. In Proecceings of the Ninth IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS), April 2016.
    [BibTeX]
    @InProceedings{Quinn+:NOMS16,
        author = "Ren Quinn and Josh Kunz and Aisha Syed and Joe Breen and Sneha Kasera and Robert Ricci and Jacobus {Van der Merwe}",
        title = "{KnowNet}: Towards a Knowledge Plane for Enterprise Network Management",
        booktitle = "Proecceings of the Ninth {IEEE/IFIP} Network Operations and Management Symposium ({NOMS})",
        year = 2016,
        month = apr,
    }

  • Josh Kunz, Christopher Becker, Mohamed Jamshidy, Sneha Kasera, Robert Ricci, and Jacobus Van der Merwe. OpenEdge: A Dynamic and Secure Open Service Edge Network. In Proecceings of the Ninth IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS), April 2016.
    [BibTeX]
    @InProceedings{Kunz+:NOMS16,
        author = "Josh Kunz and Christopher Becker and Mohamed Jamshidy and Sneha Kasera and Robert Ricci and Jacobus {Van der Merwe}",
        title = "{OpenEdge}: A Dynamic and Secure Open Service Edge Network",
        booktitle = "Proecceings of the Ninth {IEEE/IFIP} Network Operations and Management Symposium ({NOMS})",
        year = 2016,
        month = apr,
    }

2015

  • Aisha Syed and Robert Ricci. Realistic Packet Reordering for Network Emulation and Simulation. In Proceedings of the Eleventh ACM International Conference on Emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies (CoNEXT), December 2015. Short paper
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @InProceedings{Syed+:CoNEXT15,
        author = "Aisha Syed and Robert Ricci",
        title = "Realistic Packet Reordering for Network Emulation and Simulation",
        booktitle = "Proceedings of the Eleventh ACM International Conference on Emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies ({CoNEXT})",
        year = 2015,
        month = dec,
        note = "Short paper",
        url = "http://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/syed-conext2015"
    }

  • Arijit Banerjee, Junguk Cho, Eric Eide, Jonathon Duerig, Binh Nguyen, Robert Ricci, Jacobus Van der Merwe, Kirk Webb, and Gary Wong. PhantomNet: Research Infrastructure for Mobile Networking, Cloud Computing and Software-Defined Networking. ACM GetMobile, 19(2), April 2015.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @article{Banerjee+:GetMobile15,
        Author = {Arijit Banerjee and Junguk Cho and Eric Eide and Jonathon Duerig and Binh Nguyen and Robert Ricci and {Jacobus} {Van der Merwe} and Kirk Webb and Gary Wong},
        Title = {{PhantomNet:} Research Infrastructure for Mobile Networking, Cloud Computing and {Software-Defined} Networking},
        journal     = "{ACM} {GetMobile}",
        year        = 2015,
        month       = apr,
        volume      = 19,
        number       = 2,
        url         = "https://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/banerjee-getmobile15"
    }

  • Richard Li, Dallin Abendroth, Xing Lin, Yuankai Guo, Hyun-wook Baek, Eric Eide, Robert Ricci, and Jacobus Van der Merwe. POTASSIUM: Penetration Testing as a Service. In Proceedings of the Sixth ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing (SOCC), August 2015.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @InProceedings{Li+:SOCC15,
        author = "Richard Li and Dallin Abendroth and Xing Lin and Yuankai Guo and Hyun-wook Baek and Eric Eide and Robert Ricci and Jacobus {Van der Merwe}",
        title = "{POTASSIUM}: Penetration Testing as a Service",
        booktitle = "Proceedings of the Sixth {ACM} Symposium on Cloud Computing ({SOCC})",
        year = 2015,
        month = aug,
        url = "https://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/li-socc15"
    }

  • Xing Lin, Fred Douglis, Jim Li, Xudong Li, Robert Ricci, Stephen Smaldone, and Grant Wallace. Metadata Considered Harmful … to Deduplication. In Proceedings of the 7th USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in
    Storage and File Systems
    , June 2015.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]

    @InProceedings{Lin+:HotStorage15,
        author = "Xing Lin and Fred Douglis and Jim Li and  Xudong Li and Robert
            Ricci and Stephen Smaldone and Grant Wallace",
        title = "Metadata Considered Harmful ... to Deduplication",
        booktitle = "Proceedings of the 7th {USENIX} Workshop on Hot Topics in
            Storage and File Systems",
        year = 2015,
        month = jun,
        url = "https://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/lin-hotstorage15"
    }

  • Marshall Brinn, Nicholas Bastin, Andrew Bavier, Mark Berman, Jeffrey Chase, and Robert Ricci. Trust as the Foundation of Resource Exchange in GENI. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Testbeds and Research Infrastructures for the Development of Networks and Communities (Tridentcom), June 2015.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @InProceedings{Brin+:Tridentcom15,
        author = "Marshall Brinn and Nicholas Bastin and Andrew Bavier and Mark Berman and Jeffrey Chase and Robert Ricci",
        title = "Trust as the Foundation of Resource Exchange in {GENI}",
        booktitle = "Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Testbeds and Research Infrastructures for the Development of Networks and Communities (Tridentcom)",
        year        = 2015,
        month       = jun,
        url = "https://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/brinn-tridentcom15"
    }

  • Xing Lin, Mike Hibler, Eric Eide, and Robert Ricci. Using Deduplicating Storage for Efficient Disk Image Deployment. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Testbeds and Research Infrastructures for the Development of Networks and Communities (Tridentcom), June 2015.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @InProceedings{Lin+:Tridentcom15,
        author = "Xing Lin and Mike Hibler and Eric Eide and Robert Ricci",
        title = "Using Deduplicating Storage for Efficient Disk Image Deployment",
        booktitle = "Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Testbeds and Research Infrastructures for the Development of Networks and Communities (Tridentcom)",
        year        = 2015,
        month       = jun,
        url = "http://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/lin-tridentcom15"
    }

  • Robert Ricci, Gary Wong, Leigh Stoller, Kirk Webb, Jonathon Duerig, Keith Downie, and Mike Hibler. Apt: A Platform for Repeatable Research in Computer Science. ACM SIGOPS Operating Systems Review, 49(1), January 2015.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @article{Ricci+:OSR15,
        author      = "Robert Ricci and Gary Wong and Leigh Stoller and Kirk Webb and Jonathon Duerig and Keith Downie and Mike Hibler",
        title       = "Apt: A Platform for Repeatable Research in Computer Science",
        journal     = "{ACM} {SIGOPS} Operating Systems Review",
        year        = 2015,
        month       = jan,
        volume      = 49,
        number       = 1,
        url         = "https://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/ricci-osr15"
    }

2014

  • Robert Ricci, Eric Eide, and The CloudLab Team. Introducing CloudLab: Scientific Infrastructure for Advancing Cloud Architectures and Applications. USENIX ;login:, 39(6), December 2014.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @article{RicciEide:login14,
        author  = "Robert Ricci and Eric Eide and {The CloudLab Team}",
        title   = "Introducing {CloudLab}: Scientific Infrastructure for Advancing Cloud Architectures and Applications",
        journal = "{USENIX} {;login:}",
        year    = 2014,
        month   = dec,
        volume  = 39,
        number  = 6,
        url = "https://www.usenix.org/publications/login/dec14/ricci"
    }

  • Junguk Cho, Binh Nguyen, Arijit Banerjee, Robert Ricci, Jacobus Van der Merwe, and Kirk Webb. SMORE: Software-Defined Networking Mobile Offloading Architecture. In Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on All Things Cellular: Operations, Applications and Challenges, August 2014.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @InProceedings{Cho+:AllCell14,
        author      = "Junguk Cho and Binh Nguyen and Arijit Banerjee and Robert Ricci and Jacobus {Van der Merwe} and Kirk Webb",
        title       = "{SMORE}: Software-Defined Networking Mobile Offloading Architecture",
        booktitle   = "Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on All Things Cellular: Operations, Applications and Challenges",
        year        = 2014,
        month       = aug,
        url         = "http://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/cho-allthingscellular14"
    }

  • Sriram Nandha Premnath, Prarthana Lakshmane Gowda, Sneha Kumar Kasera, Neal Patwari, and Robert Ricci. Secret Key Extraction using Bluetooth Wireless Signal Strength Measurements. In IEEE International Conference on Sensing, Communications and Networking (SECON), June 2014.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @InProceedings{Premnath+:SECON14,
        title       = "Secret Key Extraction using Bluetooth Wireless Signal Strength Measurements",
        author      = "Sriram Nandha Premnath and Prarthana Lakshmane Gowda and Sneha Kumar Kasera and Neal Patwari and Robert Ricci",
        booktitle   = "IEEE International Conference on Sensing, Communications and Networking (SECON)",
        year        = 2014,
        month       = jun,
        url         = "http://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/premnath-secon14"
    
    }

  • Nicholas Bastin, Andy Bavier, Jessica Blaine, Jim Chen, Narayan Krishnan, Joe Mambretti, Rick McGeer, Robert Ricci, and Nicki Watts. The InstaGENI Initiative: An Architecture for Distributed Systems and Advanced Programmable Networks. Computer Networks, 61:24-38, March 2014.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @Article{Bastin+:ComNets14,
        title       = "The {InstaGENI} Initiative: An Architecture for Distributed Systems and Advanced Programmable Networks",
        author      = "Nicholas Bastin and Andy Bavier and Jessica Blaine and Jim Chen and Narayan Krishnan and Joe Mambretti and Rick McGeer and Robert Ricci and Nicki Watts",
        journal     = "Computer Networks",
        year        = 2014,
        volume      = 61,
        number      = 0,
        month       = mar,
        pages       = "24--38",
        url         = "https://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/bastin-comnets14"
    }

  • Mark Berman, Jeffrey S. Chase, Lawrence Landweber, Akihiro Nakao, Max Ott, Dipankar Raychaudhuri, Robert Ricci, and Ivan Seskar. GENI: A Federated Testbed For Innovative Network Experiments. Computer Networks, 61:5-23, March 2014.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @Article{Berman+:ComNets14,
        title       = "{GENI}: A Federated Testbed For Innovative Network Experiments",
        author      = "Mark Berman and Jeffrey S Chase and Lawrence Landweber and Akihiro Nakao and Max Ott and Dipankar Raychaudhuri and Robert Ricci and Ivan Seskar",
        journal     = "Computer Networks",
        year        = 2014,
        volume      = 61,
        number      = 0,
        month       = mar,
        pages       = "5--23",
        url         = "https://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/berman-comnets14"
    }

  • Kevin Atkinson, Gary Wong, and Robert Ricci. Operational Experiences with Disk Imaging in a Multi-Tenant Datacenter. In Proceedings of the Eleventh USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI), April 2014.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @InProceedings{Atkinson+:NSDI14,
        title       = "Operational Experiences with Disk Imaging in a Multi-Tenant Datacenter",
        author      = "Kevin Atkinson and Gary Wong and Robert Ricci",
        booktitle   = "Proceedings of the Eleventh {USENIX} Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation ({NSDI})",
        year        = 2014,
        month       = apr,
        url         = "http://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/atkinson-nsdi14"
    }

2013

  • Anton Burtsev, Nikhil Mishrikoti, Eric Eide, and Robert Ricci. Weir: A Streaming Language for Performance Analysis. In Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on Programming Languages and Operating Systems (PLOS), November 2013.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @InProceedings{Burtsev+:PLOS13,
        title       = "{Weir}: A Streaming Language for Performance Analysis",
        author      = "Anton Burtsev and Nikhil Mishrikoti and Eric Eide and Robert Ricci",
        booktitle   = "Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on Programming Languages and Operating Systems ({PLOS})",
        year        = 2013,
        month       = nov,
        url         = "http://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/burtsev-plos13"
    }

  • Weibin Sun and Robert Ricci. Fast and Flexible: Parallel Packet Processing with GPUs and Click. In Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE Symposium on Architectures for Networking and Communications Systems (ANCS), October 2013.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @InProceedings{SunRicci:ANCS13,
        title       = "Fast and Flexible: Parallel Packet Processing with {GPUs} and {Click}",
        author      = "Weibin Sun and Robert Ricci",
        booktitle   = "Proceedings of the {ACM/IEEE} Symposium on Architectures for Networking and Communications Systems ({ANCS})",
        year        = 2013,
        month       = oct,
        url         = "http://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/sun-ancs13"
    }

  • Robert Ricci, Gary Wong, Leigh Stoller, and Jonathon Duerig. An Architecture For International Federation of Network Testbeds. IEICE Transactions, E96-B(1), January 2013. Invited paper.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @Article{Ricci+:IEICE13,
        title        = "An Architecture For International Federation of  Network Testbeds",
        author       = "Robert Ricci and Gary Wong and Leigh Stoller and Jonathon Duerig",
        journal      = "{IEICE} Transactions",
        volume       = "E96-B",
        number       = 1,
        year         = 2013,
        month        = jan,
        note         = "Invited paper.",
        url          = "http://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/ricci-ieice13"
    }

  • Mary Hall, Robert M. Kirby, Feifei Li, Miriah Meyer, Valerio Pascucci, Jeff M. Phillips, Robert Ricci, Jacobus Van der Merwe, and Suresh Venkatasubramanian. Rethinking Abstractions in Big Data: Why, Where, How, and What. Technical Report UUCS-13-002, University of Utah, June 2013. arXiv:1306.3295
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @TechReport{Hall+:TR13,
        title        = "Rethinking Abstractions in Big Data: Why, Where, How, and What",
        author       = "Mary Hall and Robert M. Kirby and Feifei Li and Miriah Meyer and Valerio Pascucci and Jeff M. Phillips and Robert Ricci and Jacobus Van der Merwe and Suresh Venkatasubramanian",
        institution  = "University of Utah",
        number       = "UUCS-13-002",
        month        = jun,
        year         = 2013,
        note         = "arXiv:1306.3295",
        url          = "http://arxiv.org/abs/1306.3295"
    }

2012

  • Xing Lin, Yun Mao, Feifei Li, and Robert Ricci. Towards Fair Sharing of Block Storage in a Multi-tenant Cloud. In Proceedings of the 4th USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Cloud Computing (HotCloud), June 2012.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper] [Download PDF]
    @InProceedings{Lin+:HotCloud12,
        title        = "Towards Fair Sharing of Block Storage in a Multi-tenant Cloud",
        author       = "Xing Lin and Yun Mao and Feifei Li and Robert Ricci",
        booktitle    = "Proceedings of the 4th {USENIX} Workshop on Hot Topics in Cloud Computing ({HotCloud})",
        year         = 2012,
        month        = jun,
        url          = "http://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/lin-hotcloud12"
    }

  • Robert Ricci, Jonathon Duerig, Leigh Stoller, Gary Wong, Srikanth Chikkulapelly, and Woojin Seok. Designing a Federated Testbed as a Distributed System. In Proceedings of the 8th International ICST Conference on Testbeds and Research Infrastructures for the Development of Networks and Communities (Tridentcom), June 2012.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @InProceedings{Ricci+:Tridentcom12,
        title        = "Designing a Federated Testbed as a Distributed System",
        author       = "Robert Ricci and Jonathon Duerig and Leigh Stoller and Gary Wong and Srikanth Chikkulapelly and Woojin Seok",
        booktitle    = "Proceedings of the 8th International {ICST} Conference on Testbeds and Research Infrastructures for the Development of Networks and Communities ({Tridentcom})",
        year         = 2012,
        month        = jun,
        url          = "http://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/ricci-tridentcom12"
    }

  • Fabien Hermenier and Robert Ricci. How To Build a Better Testbed: Lessons From a Decade of Network Experiments on Emulab. In Proceedings of the 8th International ICST Conference on Testbeds and Research Infrastructures for the Development of Networks and Communities (Tridentcom), June 2012. \textbfAwarded best paper
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper] [Download PDF]
    @InProceedings{HermenierRicci:Tridentcom12,
        title        = "How To Build a Better Testbed: Lessons From a Decade of Network Experiments on Emulab",
        author       = "Fabien Hermenier and Robert Ricci",
        booktitle    = "Proceedings of the 8th International {ICST} Conference on Testbeds and Research Infrastructures for the Development of Networks and Communities ({Tridentcom})",
        year         = 2012,
        month        = jun,
        note         = "\textbf{Awarded best paper}",
        url          = "http://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/hermenier-tridentcom12"
    }

  • Weibin Sun, Robert Ricci, and Matthew J. Curry. Harnessing GPU Computing for Storage Systems in the OS Kernel. In Proceedings of the Fifth International Systems and Storage Conference (SYSTOR), June 2012.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper] [Download PDF]
    @InProceedings{Sun+:SYSTOR12,
        title        = "Harnessing {GPU} Computing for Storage Systems in the {OS} Kernel",
        author       = "Weibin Sun and Robert Ricci and Matthew J. Curry",
        booktitle    = "Proceedings of the Fifth International Systems and Storage Conference ({SYSTOR})",
        year         = 2012,
        month        = jun,
        url          = "http://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/sun-systor12"
    }

  • Jonathon Duerig, Robert Ricci, Leigh Stoller, Matt Strum, Gary Wong, Charles Carpenter, Zongming Fei, James Griffioen, Hussamuddin Nasir, Jeremy Reed, and Xiongqi Wu. Getting Started with GENI: A User Tutorial. ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review (CCR), 42(1):72-77, January 2012. Invited paper
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper] [Download PDF]
    @Article{Duerig+:CCR12,
        title        = "Getting Started with {GENI}: A User Tutorial",
        author       = "Jonathon Duerig and Robert Ricci and Leigh Stoller and Matt Strum and Gary Wong and Charles Carpenter and Zongming Fei and James Griffioen and Hussamuddin Nasir and Jeremy Reed and Xiongqi Wu",
        journal      = "{ACM} {SIGCOMM} Computer Communication Review ({CCR})",
        year         = 2012,
        month        = jan,
        volume       = 42,
        number       = 1,
        pages        = "72--77",
        note         = "Invited paper",
        url          = "http://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/duerig-ccr12"
    }

  • Gary Wong, Robert Ricci, Jonathon Duerig, Leigh Stoller, Srikanth Chikkulapelly, and Woojin Seok. Partitioning Trust in Network Testbeds. In Proceedings of the Software Testing and Internet Testbeds Mini-Track, HICSS 45, January 2012.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper] [Download PDF]
    @InProceedings{Wong+:HICSS12,
        title        = "Partitioning Trust in Network Testbeds",
        author       = "Gary Wong and Robert Ricci and Jonathon Duerig and Leigh Stoller and Srikanth Chikkulapelly and Woojin Seok",
        booktitle    = "Proceedings of the Software Testing and Internet Testbeds Mini-Track, {HICSS} 45",
        year         = 2012,
        month        = jan,
        url          = "http://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/wong-hicss12"
    }

2011

  • Weibin Sun and Robert Ricci. Augmenting Operating Systems With the GPU. Technical Report FTN-2011-02, University of Utah, 2011. arXiv:1305.3345
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @TechReport{SunRicci:TR11,
        title        = "Augmenting Operating Systems With the {GPU}",
        author       = "Weibin Sun and Robert Ricci",
        year         = 2011,
        institution  = "University of {Utah}",
        number       = "{FTN-2011-02}",
        note         = "arXiv:1305.3345",
        url          = "http://arxiv.org/abs/1305.3345"
    }

  • Manav Seth, Sneha Kasera, and Robert Ricci. Emergency Service in Wi-Fi Networks Without Access Point Association. In Proccedings of the First International Conference on Wireless Technologies for Humanitarian Relief (ACWR), December 2011.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @InProceedings{Seth+:ACWR11,
        title       = "Emergency Service in {Wi-Fi} Networks Without Access Point Association",
        author      = "Manav Seth and Sneha Kasera and Robert Ricci",
        booktitle   = "Proccedings of the First International Conference on Wireless Technologies for Humanitarian Relief ({ACWR})",
        year        = 2011,
        month       = dec,
        url         = "http://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/seth-acwr11"
    }

2010

  • Cody Cutler, Mike Hibler, Eric Eide, and Robert Ricci. Trusted Disk Loading in the Emulab Network Testbed. In Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Cyber Security Experimentation and Test (CSET), August 2010.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @InProceedings{Cutler+:CSET10,
        title       = "Trusted Disk Loading in the {Emulab} Network Testbed",
        author      = "Cody Cutler and Mike Hibler and Eric Eide and Robert Ricci",
        booktitle   = "Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Cyber Security Experimentation and Test {(CSET)}",
        year        = 2010,
        month       = aug,
        url         = "http://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/cutler-cset10"
    }

  • Robert Ricci. Enhancing Realism And Scalability In Network Testbeds. PhD Dissertation, University of Utah School of Computing, May 2010.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @Misc{Ricci:Dissertation,
        title        = "Enhancing Realism And Scalability In Network Testbeds",
        author       = "Robert Ricci",
        year         = 2010,
        month        = may,
        howpublished = "{PhD} Dissertation, {University of Utah School of Computing}",
        url          = "http://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/ricci-dissertation"
    }

2009

  • Pramod Sanaga, Jonathon Duerig, Robert Ricci, and Jay Lepreau. Modeling and Emulation of Internet Paths. In Proceedings of the Sixth USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI), April 2009.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @InProceedings{Sanaga+:NSDI09,
        title        = "Modeling and Emulation of {Internet} Paths",
        author       = "Pramod Sanaga and Jonathon Duerig and Robert Ricci and Jay Lepreau",
        booktitle    = "Proceedings of the Sixth {USENIX} Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation ({NSDI})",
        year         = 2009,
        month        = apr,
        url          = "http://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/sanaga-nsdi09"
    }

2008

  • Robert Ricci and Jonathon Duerig. Securing the Frisbee Multicast Disk Loader. In Proceedings of the First Workshop on Cyber Security and Test (CSET), July 2008.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @InProceedings{RicciDuerig:CSET08,
        title        = "Securing the {Frisbee} Multicast Disk Loader",
        author       = "Robert Ricci and Jonathon Duerig",
        booktitle    = "Proceedings of the First Workshop on Cyber Security and Test ({CSET})",
        year         = 2008,
        month        = jul,
        url          = "http://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/ricci-cset08"
    }

  • Mike Hibler, Robert Ricci, Leigh Stoller, Jonathon Duerig, Shashi Guruprasad, Tim Stack, Kirk Webb, and Jay Lepreau. Large-scale Virtualization in the Emulab Network Testbed. In Proceedings of the USENIX Annual Technical Conference, June 2008.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @InProceedings{Hibler+:ATC08,
        title        = "Large-scale Virtualization in the {Emulab} Network Testbed",
        author       = "Mike Hibler and Robert Ricci and Leigh Stoller and Jonathon Duerig and Shashi Guruprasad and Tim Stack and Kirk Webb and Jay Lepreau",
        booktitle    = "Proceedings of the {USENIX} Annual Technical Conference",
        year         = 2008,
        month        = jun,
        url          = "http://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/hibler-atc08"
    }

2007

  • Robert Ricci, Jonathon Duerig, Pramod Sanaga, Daniel Gebhardt, Mike Hibler, Kevin Atkinson, Junxing Zhang, Sneha Kasera, and Jay Lepreau. The Flexlab Approach to Realistic Evaluation of Networked Systems. In Proceedings of the Fourth USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI), April 2007.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @InProceedings{Ricci+:NSDI07,
        title        = "The {Flexlab} Approach to Realistic Evaluation of Networked Systems",
        author       = "Robert Ricci and Jonathon Duerig and Pramod Sanaga and Daniel Gebhardt and Mike Hibler and Kevin Atkinson and Junxing Zhang and Sneha Kasera and Jay Lepreau",
        booktitle    = "Proceedings of the Fourth {USENIX} Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation ({NSDI})",
        year         = 2007,
        month        = apr,
        url          = "http://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/ricci-nsdi07"
    }

2006

  • Jonathon Duerig, Robert Ricci, Junxing Zhang, Daniel Gebhardt, Sneha Kasera, and Jay Lepreau. Flexlab: A Realistic, Controlled, and Friendly Environment for Evaluating Networked Systems. In Proceedings of HotNets-V. ACM SIGCOMM,, June 2006.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @InProceedings{Duerig+:HotNets06,
        title        = "{Flexlab}: A Realistic, Controlled, and Friendly Environment for Evaluating Networked Systems",
        author       = "Jonathon Duerig and Robert Ricci and Junxing Zhang and Daniel Gebhardt and Sneha Kasera and Jay Lepreau",
        booktitle    = "Proceedings of {HotNets-V}",
        organization = "{ACM} {SIGCOMM}",
        year         = 2006,
        month        = jun,
        url          = "http://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/duerig-hotnets06"
    }

  • Robert Ricci, Steve Barrus, Dan Gebhardt, and Rajeev Balasubramonian. Leveraging Bloom Filters For Smart Search Within NUCA Caches. In Proceedings of the Sixth Workshop on Complexity-Effective Design (WCED), June 2006.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @InProceedings{Ricci+:WCED06,
        title        = "Leveraging Bloom Filters For Smart Search Within {NUCA} Caches",
        author       = "Robert Ricci and Steve Barrus and Dan Gebhardt and Rajeev Balasubramonian",
        booktitle    = "Proceedings of the Sixth Workshop on Complexity-Effective Design ({WCED})",
        year         = 2006,
        month        = jun,
        url          = "http://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/ricci-wced06"
    }

  • David Johnson, Tim Stack, Russ Fish, Daniel Flickinger, Leigh Stoller, Robert Ricci, and Jay Lepreau. Mobile Emulab: A Robotic Wireless and Sensor Network Testbed. In Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM, April 2006.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @InProceedings{Johnson+:INFOCOM06,
        title        = "Mobile {Emulab}: A Robotic Wireless and Sensor Network Testbed",
        author       = "David Johnson and Tim Stack and Russ Fish and Daniel Flickinger and Leigh Stoller and Robert Ricci and Jay Lepreau",
        booktitle    = "Proceedings of IEEE {INFOCOM}",
        year         = 2006,
        month        = apr,
        url          = "http://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/johnson-infocom06"
    }

  • Jonathon Duerig, Robert Ricci, John Byers, and Jay Lepreau. Optimizing IP Address Assignment on Network Topologies. Technical Report FTN-2006-02, University of Utah, February 2006.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @TechReport{Duerig+:TR06,
        title        = "Optimizing IP Address Assignment on Network Topologies",
        author       = "Jonathon Duerig and Robert Ricci and John Byers and Jay Lepreau",
        institution  = "University of Utah",
        number       = "FTN-2006-02",
        year         = 2006,
        month        = feb,
        url          = "http://www.cs.utah.edu/flux/papers/ipassign-ftn2005-04-base.html"
    }

  • Robert Ricci, David Oppenheimer, Jay Lepreau, and Amin Vahdat. Lessons From Resource Allocators for Large-Scale Multiuser Testbeds. ACM SIGOPS Operating Systems Review, January 2006.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @Article{Ricci+:OSR06,
        title        = "Lessons From Resource Allocators for Large-Scale Multiuser Testbeds",
        author       = "Robert Ricci and David Oppenheimer and Jay Lepreau and Amin Vahdat",
        journal      = "{ACM} {SIGOPS} Operating Systems Review",
        year         = 2006,
        month        = jan,
        url          = "http://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/ricci-osr06"
    }

2005

  • Shashi Guruprasad, Robert Ricci, and Jay Lepreau. Integrated Network Experimentation using Simulation and Emulation. In Proceedings of the First International Conference on Testbeds and Research Infrastructures for the Development of Networks and Communities (TridentCom), February 2005.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @InProceedings{GuruprasadRicciLepreau:Tridentcom05,
        title        = "Integrated Network Experimentation using Simulation and Emulation",
        author       = "Shashi Guruprasad and Robert Ricci and Jay Lepreau",
        booktitle    = "Proceedings of the First International Conference on Testbeds and Research Infrastructures for the Development of Networks and Communities ({TridentCom})",
        year         = 2005,
        month        = feb,
        url          = "http://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/guruprasad-tridentcom05"
    }

2004

  • Kirk Webb, Mike Hibler, Robert Ricci, Austin Clements, and Jay Lepreau. Implementing the Emulab-PlanetLab Portal: Experiences and Lessons Learned. In Proceedings of the First Workshop on Real, Large Distributed Systems (WORLDS). USENIX,, December 2004.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @InProceedings{Webb+:WORLDS04,
        title        = "Implementing the {Emulab}-{PlanetLab} Portal: Experiences and Lessons Learned",
        author       = "Kirk Webb and Mike Hibler and Robert Ricci and Austin Clements and Jay Lepreau",
        booktitle    = "Proceedings of the First Workshop on Real, Large Distributed Systems ({WORLDS})",
        organization = "{USENIX}",
        year         = 2004,
        month        = dec,
        url          = "http://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/webb-worlds04"
    }

2003

  • Mike Hibler, Leigh Stoller, Jay Lepreau, Robert Ricci, and Chad Barb. Fast, Scalable Disk Imaging with Frisbee. In Proceedings of the USENIX Annual Technical Conference. USENIX,, June 2003.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @InProceedings{Hibler+:ATC03,
        title        = "Fast, Scalable Disk Imaging with Frisbee",
        author       = "Mike Hibler and Leigh Stoller and Jay Lepreau and Robert Ricci and Chad Barb",
        booktitle    = "Proceedings of the {USENIX} Annual Technical Conference",
        organization = "{USENIX}",
        year         = 2003,
        month        = jun,
        url          = "http://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/hibler-atc03"
    }

  • Robert Ricci, Chris Alfeld, and Jay Lepreau. A Solver for the Network Testbed Mapping Problem. ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communications Review (CCR), 33(2):65-81, April 2003.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @Article{RicciAlfeldLepreau:CCR03,
        title        = "A Solver for the Network Testbed Mapping Problem",
        author       = "Robert Ricci and Chris Alfeld and Jay Lepreau",
        journal      = "{ACM} {SIGCOMM} Computer Communications Review ({CCR})",
        year         = 2003,
        month        = apr,
        volume       = 33,
        number       = 2,
        pages        = "65--81",
        url          = "http://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/ricci-ccr03"
    }

2002

  • Brian White, Jay Lepreau, Leigh Stoller, Robert Ricci, Shashi Guruprasad, Mac Newbold, Mike Hibler, Chad Barb, and Abhijeet Joglekar. An Integrated Experimental Environment for Distributed Systems and Networks. In Proceedings of the USENIX Symposium on Operating System Design and Implementation (OSDI). USENIX,, December 2002.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @InProceedings{White+:OSDI02,
        title        = "An Integrated Experimental Environment for Distributed Systems and Networks",
        author       = "Brian White and Jay Lepreau and Leigh Stoller and Robert Ricci and Shashi Guruprasad and Mac Newbold and Mike Hibler and Chad Barb and Abhijeet Joglekar",
        booktitle    = "Proceedings of the {USENIX} Symposium on Operating System Design and Implementation ({OSDI})",
        organization = "{USENIX}",
        year         = 2002,
        month        = dec,
        url          = "http://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/white-osdi02"
    }

2001

  • Robert Ricci and Jay Lepreau. Active Protocols for Agile Censor-Resistant Networks. In Proceedings of HotOS-VIII. USENIX,, May 2001.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @InProceedings{RicciLepreau:HotNets01,
        title        = "Active Protocols for Agile Censor-Resistant Networks",
        author       = "Robert Ricci and Jay Lepreau",
        booktitle    = "Proceedings of {HotOS-VIII}",
        organization = "{USENIX}",
        year         = 2001,
        month        = may,
        url          = "http://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/ricci-hotos01"
    }

  • Robert Ricci. Agile Protocols, an Application of Active Networking to Censor-Resistant Publishing Networks. Undergraduate Thesis, University of Utah School of Computing, August 2001.
    [BibTeX] [Full Paper]
    @Misc{Ricci:UndergradThesis,
        title        = "Agile Protocols, an Application of Active Networking to Censor-Resistant Publishing Networks",
        author       = "Robert Ricci",
        year         = 2001,
        month        = aug,
        howpublished = "Undergraduate Thesis, University of Utah School of Computing",
        url          = "http://www.flux.utah.edu/paper/ricci-ugradthesis"
    }