Geoffrey Xie's selected publications by research areas:


Network Control, Measurement, and Management


X. Sun, G. Xie,  "Minimizing Network Complexity through Integrated Top-down Design," in Proc. ACM CONEXT Conference, Santa Barbara, CA, December 2013.


X. Sun, S. Rao, G. Xie,  "Modeling Complexity of Enterprise Routing Design," in Proc. ACM CONEXT Conference, Nice, France, December 2012.


F. Le, G. Xie, and H. Zhang,  "On Route Aggregation," in Proc. ACM CONEXT Conference, Tokyo, Japan, December 2011.


R. Beverly, A. Berger, and G. Xie,  "Primitives for Active Internet Topology Mapping: Toward High-Frequency Characterization," in Proc. ACM Internet Measurement Conference, Melbourne, Australia, November 2010. 


F. Le, G. Xie, and H. Zhang,  "Theory and New Primitives for Safely Connecting Routing Protocol Instances," in Proc. ACM SIGCOMM Conference, New Delhi, India, August 2010. 


E. Al-Shaer, A. Greenberg, C. Kalmanek, D. Maltz, T.S. Ng, and G. Xie,  "New Frontiers in Internet Network Management," ACM Computer Communications Review, vol. 39, num. 5, pp. 37-39, October 2009. 


D. Maltz, J. Zhan, G. Hjalmtysson, A. Greenberg, J. Rexford, G. Xie, and H. Zhang,  "Structure Preserving Anonymization of Router Configuration Data," IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, vol. 27, num. 3, pp. 349-358, April 2009. 


F. Le, G. Xie, and H. Zhang,   "Instability Free Routing: Beyond One Protocol Instance," in Proc. ACM CoNEXT Conference, Madrid, Spain, December 2008. 


W. Fischer, G. Xie, and J. Young,   "Cross-Domain Fault Localization: A Case for a Graph Digest Approach," in Proc. IEEE Third Workshop on Internet Network Management (INM'08) , Orlando, FL, USA, October 2008. 


F. Le, G. Xie, D. Pei, J. Wang, and H. Zhang,  "Shedding Light on the Glue Logic of the Internet Routing Architecture," in Proc. ACM SIGCOMM Conference, Seattle, WA, USA, August 2008. 


F. Le, G. Xie, and H. Zhang,  "Understanding Route Redistribution," in Proc. IEEE ICNP 2007 Conference, Beijing, China, October 2007. Best paper award. Also as Technical Report CMU-CS-07-122, April 2007. 


F. Le, G. Xie,  "On Guidelines for Safe Route Redistributions," in Proc. ACM SIGCOMM Workshops - Internet Network Management (INM'07), Kobe, Japan, August 2007. 


G. Xie,  "Internet Architecture: Lessons Learned and Looking Forward," Handbook of Computer Networks, ed. Hossein Bidgoli, John Wiley & Sons. ISBN-10: 0471784613. November 2007. 


A. Greenberg, G. Hjalmtysson, D. Maltz, A. Myers, J. Rexford, G. Xie, H. Yan, J. Zhan, and H. Zhang,  "Refactoring Network Control and Management: A Case for the 4D Architecture," Technical Report CMU-CS-05-177, September 2005. 


A. Greenberg, G. Hjalmtysson, D. Maltz, A. Myers, J. Rexford, G. Xie, H. Yan, J. Zhan, and H. Zhang,  "A Clean Slate 4D Approach to Network Control and Management," ACM Computer Communications Review, vol. 35, num. 5, pp. 41-54, October 2005. 


G. Xie, J. Zhan, D. Maltz, H. Zhang, A. Greenberg, G. Hjalmtysson, and J. Rexford,  "On Static Reachability Analysis of IP Networks," in Proc. IEEE INFOCOM Conference, Miami, FL, March 2005. A more compelete version published as Technical Report CMU-CS-04-146, Carnegie Mellon University. 


J. Rexford, A. Greenberg, G. Hjalmtysson, D. Maltz, A. Myers, G. Xie, J. Zhan, and H. Zhang,  "Network-Wide Decision Making: Toward A Wafer-Thin Control Plane," in Proc. ACM SIGCOMM HotNets'04, San Diego, CA, November 2004. 


D. Maltz, J. Zhan, G. Xie, H. Zhang, G. Hjalmtysson, and A. Greenberg,  "Structure Preserving Anonymization of Router Configuration Data," in Proc. ACM/USNIX Internet Measurement Conference (IMC), Sicily, Italy, October 2004. 


D. Maltz, G. Xie, J. Zhan, H. Zhang, G. Hjalmtysson, and A. Greenberg,  "Routing Design in Operational Networks: A Look from the Inside," in Proc. ACM SIGCOMM Conference, Portland, OR, August 2004. 


G. Stone, G. Lundy, and G. Xie,  "Network Policy Languages: A Survey and A New Approach," IEEE Network, vol 15, no 1, pp. 10-21, January 2001. 


G. Xie, D. Hensgen, T. Kidd, and J. Yarger,  "SAAM: An Integrated Network Architecture for Integrated Services," in Proc. of 6th IEEE/IFIP International Workshop on Quality of Service (IWQoS), pp. 117-126, Napa, CA, May 1998.



Delay Tolerant and Military Tactical Networks


S. Huchton, G. Xie, and R. Beverly,  "Building and Evaluating a k-Resilient Mobile Distributed File System Resistant to Device Compromise," in Proc. MILCOM Conference, Baltimore, MD, November 2011.  (IEEE Ellersick Award winner – best unclassified paper)


J. Dixon, G. Xie, and F. Kragh,  "Integrating Cellular Handset Capabilities with Military Wireless Communications," in Proc. International Command and Control Reasearch and Technology (ICCRTS) Symposium, San Diego, June 2010. 


J.H. Gibson, G.G. Xie, Y. Xiao,  "Performance Limits of Fair-Access in Sensor Networks with Linear and Selected Grid Topologies," in Proc. GLOBECOM Ad Hoc and Sensor Network Symposium, D.C., November 2007. 


S. Brand, G. Xie, and J. Gibson,  "A Software Framework for Mobile Ad hoc Data Communications Using Legacy Voice-Centric Tactical Radios," in Proc. International Command and Control Reasearch and Technology (ICCRTS) Symposium, San Diego, June 2006. 


G. Xie, S. Wen, J. Gibson, and G. Singh,  "Towards A First Responder Contingency Information Capability," in Proc. Twelfth Int. Conf. on Telecommunication Systems: Modeling and Analysis, Monterey, CA, July 2004. 



Systematic Design of Enterprise Networks


X. Sun, G. Xie,  "Minimizing Network Complexity through Integrated Top-down Design," in Proc. ACM CONEXT Conference, Santa Barbara, CA, December 2013.


X. Sun, S. Rao, G. Xie,  "Modeling Complexity of Enterprise Routing Design," in Proc. ACM CONEXT Conference, Nice, France, December 2012.


X. Sun, J. Wei, S. Rao, and G. Xie,  "A Software Toolkit for Visualizing Enterprise Routing Design," in Proc. 4th IEEE Symposium on Configuration Analytics and Automation, Arlington, VA, November 2011.


Y. Sung, S. Rao, G. Xie, and D. Maltz,  "Towards Systematic Design of Enterprise Networks," in Proc. ACM CoNEXT Conference, Madrid, Spain, December 2008. An extended version in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol 19, no. 3, pp. 695-708, June 2011.



Underwater Acoustic Networks


Y. Xiao, Y. Zhang, J.H. Gibson, G.G. Xie, and H. Chen,  "Performance Analysis of ALOHA and p-persistent ALOHA for Multi-hop Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks," in Cluster Computing Journal - Springer, June 2009. (DOI 10.1007/s10586-009-0093-z) 


Y. Xiao, M. Peng, J.H. Gibson, G.G. Xie, and D.Z. Du,  "Performance Limits of Fair-Access in Underwater Sensor Networks ," in Proc. 38th International Conf. Parallel Processing (ICPP'09), Vienna, Austria, September 2009.


J.H. Gibson, G.G. Xie, Y. Xiao, and H. Chen,  "Analyzing the Performance of Multi-hop Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks," in Proc. MTS/IEEE Oceans Conference, Scotland, June 2007. 


G. Xie, J. Gibson, and L. Diaz-Gonzalez,  "Incorporating Realistic Acoustic Propagation Models in Simulation of Underwater Acoustic Networks: A Statistical Approach," in Proc. MTS/IEEE Oceans Conference, Boston, September 2006. 


J. Gibson, G. Xie, and A. Kaminski,  "Demand Assigned Channel Allocation Applied to Full Duplex Underwater Acoustic Networking," Recent Advances in Marine Science & Technology, Journal of PACON International, pp. 81-95, June 2005. 


J. Gibson, G. Xie, J. Coelho, and L. Diaz-Gonzalez,  "The Impact of Contention Resolution verses a priori Channel Allocation on Latency in a Delay Constrained Network," in Proc. Annual Underwater Networking (Unet) Planning Workshop, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, March 2005. 


G. Xie, J. Gibson, and K. Bektas,  "Evaluating the Feasibility of Establishing Full-Duplex Underwater Acoustic Channels," in Proc. Third Annual Mediterranean Ad Hoc Networking Workshop (MedHoc), Bordrum, Turkey, June 2004. 


J. Gibson, A. Larraza, J. Rice, K. Smith, and G. Xie,  "On the Impacts and Benefits of Implementing Full-duplex Communications Links in an Underwater Acoustic Network," in Proc of 5th International Mine Symposium, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, March 2002. 


G. Xie, and J. Gibson,  "A Network Layer Protocol for UANs to Address Propagation Delay Induced Performance Limitations," in Proc. of MTS/IEEE Oceans 2001 Conference, Honolulu, HI, pp. 2087-2094, November 2001. An early version of this paper published as Technical Report, Naval Postgraduate School, December 2000. 



Network QoS


G. Xie, and S. Lam,  "Real-time Block Transfer under a Link Sharing Hierarchy," IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol 6, no 2, pp. 30-41, February 1998. 


J. Kresho, D. Hensgen, T. Kidd, and G. Xie,  "Determining Accuracy Required in Resource Load Prediction to Successfully Support Application Agility," in Proc. Second IASTED European Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems, pp. 224-254, Vienna, Austria, July 1998. 


G. Xie, and S. Lam,  "An Efficient Network Architecture Motivated by Application-Level QoS," Journal of High Speed Networking, vol 6, no 3, pp. 165-179, January 1998. 


S. Lam, and G. Xie,  "Burst Scheduling Networks," Journal of Performance Evaluation, vol 31, pp. 133-157, November 1997. 


G. Xie, and S. Lam,  "Admission Control and Loss Management for An Application-Level Statistical Service," in Proc. Fifth IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP), pp. 142-151, Atlanta, GA, October 1997. 


S. Lam, and G. Xie,  "Group Priority Scheduling," IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol 5, no 2, pp. 205-218, April 1997. 


G. Xie, and S. Lam,  "An Efficient Adaptive Search Algorithm for Scheduling Real-Time Traffic," in Proc. Fourth IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP), pp. 14-22, Columbus, OH, October 1996. 


G. Xie, and S. Lam,  "Delay Guarantee of Virtual Clock Server," IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol 3, no 6, pp. 683-689, December 1995. 



Network Security


M. Braun, and G. Xie,  "A Feedback Mechanism for Mitigating Denial of Service Attacks against Differentiated Services Clients," in Proc. Tenth Int. Conf. on Telecommunication Systems: Modeling and Analysis, pp. 204-213, Monterey, CA, October 2002. 


G. Xie, and L. Nguyen,  "Fallacy of Predicting Global Routing Instabilities with Simple BGP Route Update Traffic Indicators," Technical Report NPS-CS-04-06, Department of Computer Science, Naval Postgraduate School, May 2004. 


K. Obaidullah, and G. Xie,  "BGP Stress Testing using PROTOS,", Technical Report, June 2004. 


G. Xie, C. Irvine, and T. Levin,  " Quantifying Effect of Network Latency and Clock Drift on Time-Driven Key Sequencing," in Proc. IEEE First International Workshop on Assurance in Distributed Systems and Networks, Vienna, Austria, July 2002. 


G. Xie, C. Irvine, and C. Colwell,  "LLPA: A Protocol for High Speed Packet Authentication," Technical Report NPS-CS-99-01, Department of Computer Science, Naval Postgraduate School, February 1999. Presented at IEEE Gigabits Networking Workshop, New York City, NY, March 1999.