Mihai's Miscellanea

Research Paper Summaries

I try to write short summaries for each research paper I read. You can see the list I have up to now on the following page.

Paper Critiques

  • For UCSB CS 290I Winter 1999, Wide Area Network Services, under Professor Anurag Acharya  ( http://www.cs.ucsb.edu/~acha, acha@cs.ucsb.edu):

    1. The paper: "Composable Ad-hoc Mobile Services for Universal Interaction"
      by Todd D. Hodes, Randy H. Katz, Edouard Servan-Schreiber, Lawrence Rowe
      from the Computer Science Division of University of California at Berkeley

      The critique: PDF (45k)

    2. The paper: "SMUX Protocol Specification (W3C Working Draft 03-December-1997)"
      by Jim Gettys (DEC), Henrik Frystyk Nielsen
      from the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)

      The critique: PDF (39k)

    3. The paper: "A Defense Against Address Spoofing Using Active Networks"
      by Van C. Van
      from EECS Department of Masachusetts Institute of Technology

      The critique: PDF (39k)

    4. The paper: "An Architecture for Active Networking"
      by Samrat Bhattacharjee, Kenneth L. Calvert, Ellen W. Zegura
      from the Networking and Telecommunication Group of the College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology

      The critique: PDF (39k)

To Ph.D. or Not To Ph.D.?

I have put together a small page listing the story of my applying to the Ph.D. program. Read and laugh (or cry) here.

Copyright 1998-2005 Mihai Christodorescu. All rights reserved.
Maintained by Mihai Christodorescu (http://mihai.christodorescu.org).
Created: Mon Dec 21 21:12:13 PST 1998
Last modified: Sat Oct 1 23:05:46 CDT 2005