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Publications

    In Preparation

  1. Hyperbolic Caching: Flexible Caching for Web Applications
    Aaron Blankstein, Siddhartha Sen, and Michael J. Freedman
  2. Poor Video Streaming Performance Explained (and Fixed)
    Matvey Arye, Siddhartha Sen, and Michael J. Freedman
  3. 2017

  4. Adonis: Large-Scale Data Stores over a Shared Log
    Michael Wei, Amy Tai, Christopher J. Rossbach, Scott Fritchie, Ittai Abraham, Udi Wieder, Maithem Munshed, Medhavi Dhawan, Jim Stabile, Steven Swanson, Michael J. Freedman, and Dahlia Malkhi.
    Proc. 14th Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation
    (NSDI '17) Boston, MA, March 2017.

  5. Live Video Analytics at Scale with Approximate and Delay-Tolerant Processing
    Haoyu Zhang, Ganesh Ananthanarayanan, Peter Bodik, Matthai Philipose, Victor Bahl, and Michael J. Freedman
    Proc. 14th Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation
    (NSDI '17) Boston, MA, March 2017.
  6. 2016

  7. Bootstrapping Trust in Distributed Systems with Blockchains
    Muneeb Ali, Jude Nelson, Ryan Shea, and Michael J. Freedman
    ;login: The USENIX Magazine
    (;login:) Vol 41, Number 3, Fall 2016.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ]
  8. Extending Existing Blockchains with Virtualchain
    Jude Nelson, Muneeb Ali, Ryan Shea, and Michael J. Freedman
    Proc. Workshop on Distributed Cryptocurrencies and Consensus Ledgers
    (DCCL '16) Chicago, IL, July 2016.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ]
  9. Replex: A Scalable, Highly Available Multi-Index Store
    Amy Tai, Michael Wei, Michael J. Freedman, Itta Abraham, and Dahlia Malkhi
    Proc. USENIX Annual Technical Conference
    (ATC '16) Denver, CO, June 2016.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] Slides: [ ppt ]
    Best Paper award.
  10. Blockstack: A Global Naming and Storage System Secured by Blockchains
    Muneeb Ali, Jude Nelson, Ryan Shea, and Michael J. Freedman
    Proc. USENIX Annual Technical Conference
    (ATC '16) Denver, CO, June 2016.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ]
  11. Be Fast, Cheap and in Control with SwitchKV
    Xiaozhou Li, Raghav Sethi, David G. Andersen, Michael Kaminsky, and Michael J. Freedman
    Proc. 13th Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation
    (NSDI '16) Santa Clara, CA, March 2016.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] Slides: [ ppt ] [ pdf ]
  12. 2015

  13. CONIKS: Bringing Key Transparency to End Users
    Marcela S. Melara, Aaron Blankstein, Joseph Bonneau, Edward W. Felten, and Michael J. Freedman
    Proc. 24th USENIX Security Symposium
    (Security '15) Washington, DC, August 2015.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] Slides: [ pdf ]
  14. Ravana: Controller Fault-Tolerance in Software-Defined Networking
    Naga Katta, Haoyu Zhang, Michael J. Freedman, and Jennifer Rexford
    Proc. ACM Sigcomm Symposium on SDN Research
    (SOSR '15) Santa Clara, CA, June 2015.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ]
  15. 2014

  16. From Feast to Famine: Managing mobile resources across environments and preferences
    Robert Kiefer, Erik Nordstrom, and Michael J. Freedman
    Proc. 2nd USENIX Conference on Timely Results in Operating Systems
    (TRIOS '14) Broomfield, CO, October 2014.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] Slides: [ pdf ] Presentation: [ video]
  17. Efficient Set Intersection with Simulation-Based Security
    Michael J. Freedman, Carmit Hazay, Kobbi Nissim, and Benny Pinkas
    IACR Journal of Cryptology
    (J Crypt) October 2014.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ]
  18. HONE: Joint Host-Network Traffic Management in Software-Defined Networks
    Peng Sun, Minlan Yu, Michael J. Freedman, Jennifer Rexford, and David Walker
    Journal of Network and Systems Management
    (JNSM '14) July 2014.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ]
  19. A Brief Overview of the NEBULA Future Internet Architecture
    Tom Anderson et al.
    ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review
    (CCR'14) Volume 44, Issue 3, July 2014.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ]
  20. Automating Isolation and Least Privilege in Web Services
    Aaron Blankstein and Michael J. Freedman
    Proc. 35th IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy
    (Oakland '14) San Jose, CA, May 2014.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ]
  21. From application requests to Virtual IOPs: Provisioned key-value storage with Libra
    David Shue and Michael J. Freedman
    Proc. European Conference on Computer Systems
    (EuroSys '14) Amsterdam, Netherlands, April 2014.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ]
  22. Algorithmic Improvements for Fast Concurrent Cuckoo Hashing
    Xiaozhou Li, David G. Andersen, Michael Kaminsky, and Michael J. Freedman
    Proc. European Conference on Computer Systems
    (EuroSys '14) Amsterdam, Netherlands, April 2014.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] Slides: [ pptx ] [ pdf ]
  23. Aggregation and Degradation in JetStream: Streaming analytics in the wide area
    Ariel Rabkin, Matvey Arye, Siddhartha Sen, Vivek S. Pai, and Michael J. Freedman
    Proc. 11th Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation
    (NSDI '14) Seattle, WA, April 2014.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] Slides: [ pdf ] Presentation: [ video]
  24. Don't Settle for Eventual Consistency: Stronger properties for low-latency geo-replicated storage
    Wyatt Lloyd, Michael J. Freedman, Michael Kaminsky, David G. Andersen
    Communications of the ACM
    (CACM) Vol. 57, No. 5, May 2014
    (Also in ACM Queue) Vol 12, No. 3, March 2014.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ]
  25. 2013

  26. Scalable, Optimal Flow Routing in Datacenters via Local Link Balancing
    Siddhartha Sen, David Shue, Sunghwan Ihm, and Michael J. Freedman
    Proc. 9th Intl Conference on emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies
    (CoNext '13) Santa Barbara, CA, December 2013.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ]
  27. Scaling IP Multicast on Datacenter Topologies
    Xiaozhou Li and Michael J. Freedman
    Proc. 9th Intl Conference on emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies
    (CoNext '13) Santa Barbara, CA, December 2013.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ]
  28. A Short Primer on Causal Consistency
    Wyatt Lloyd, Michael J. Freedman, Michael Kaminsky, David G. Andersen
    ;login: The USENIX Magazine
    (;login:) Vol 38, Number 4, August 2013.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ]
  29. Making Every Bit Count in Wide-Area Analytics
    Ariel Rabkin, Matvey Arye, Siddhartha Sen, Vivek Pai, and Michael J. Freedman.
    Proc. 14th Workshop on Hot Topics on Operating Systems
    (HotOS '13) Santa Ana Pueblo, NM, May 2013.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ]
  30. Stronger Semantics for Low-Latency Geo-Replicated Storage
    Wyatt Lloyd, Michael J. Freedman, Michael Kaminsky, David G. Andersen
    Proc. 10th Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation
    (NSDI '13) Lombard, IL, April 2013.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] Slides: [ pptx ] Presentation: [ video]
  31. Languages for software-defined networks
    Nate Foster, Michael J. Freedman, Arjun Guha, Rob Harrison, Naga Praveen Katta, Christopher Monsanto, Joshua Reich, Mark Reitblatt, Jennifer Rexford, Cole Schlesinger, Alec Story, and David Walker
    IEEE Communications Magazine, Vol 51, Num 2, February 2013
    [ pdf ] [ ps ]
  32. Fairness and Isolation in Multi-Tenant Storage as Optimization Decomposition
    David Shue, Michael J. Freedman, and Anees Shaikh
    ACM SIGOPS Operating System Review, "Best papers from LADIS 2012"
    (OSR) 2013.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ]
  33. 2012

  34. Privacy and Integrity are Possible in the Untrusted Cloud
    Ariel J. Feldman, Aaron Blankstein, Michael J. Freedman, and Edward W. Felten
    IEEE Data Engineering Bulletin, Vol 35, Num 4, December 2012.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ]
  35. Increasing network resilience through edge diversity in NEBULA
    Matvey Arye, Robert Kiefer, Kyle Super, Erik Nordstrom, Michael J. Freedman, Eric Keller, Tom Rondeau, and Jonathan M. Smith
    ACM SIGMOBILE Mobile Computing and Communications Review, Vol 16 Num 3, December 2012.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ]
  36. Scalable Inference of Overlapping Communities
    Prem Gopalan, David Mimno, Sean Gerrish, Michael J. Freedman, and David Blei
    Proc. Neural Information Processing Systems
    (NIPS '12) Lake Tahoe, NV, December 2012.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ]
  37. A Formally-Verified Migration Protocol For Mobile, Multi-Homed Hosts
    Matvey Arye, Erik Nordstrom, Robert Kiefer, Jennifer Rexford, and Michael J. Freedman
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols
    (ICNP '12) Austin, TX, October 2012.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ]
    Earlier version as ArXiv Technical Report: 1203.4042v1, March 2012. [ link ]
  38. Performance Isolation and Fairness for Multi-Tenant Cloud Storage
    David Shue, Michael J. Freedman, and Anees Shaikh
    Proc. Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation
    (OSDI '12) Hollywood, CA, October 2012.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] Slides: [ ppt ] [ pdf ] Presentation: [ video]
  39. Social Networking with Frientegrity: Privacy and Integrity with an Untrusted Provider
    Ariel J. Feldman, Aaron Blankstein, Michael J. Freedman, and Edward W. Felten
    Proc. USENIX Security
    (Sec '12) Bellevue, WA, August 2012.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] Slides: [ pptx ] [ pdf ] Presentation: [ video ]
    Best Student Paper award.
  40. Towards Efficient Stream Processing at Global Scale
    Matvey Arye, Siddhartha Sen, Ariel Rabkin, and Michael J. Freedman
    Proc. Large-Scale Distributed Systems and Middleware
    (LADIS '12) Madeira, Portugal, July 2012.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ]
    Paper selected for special issue of SIGOPS Operating Systems Review.
  41. Towards Predictable Multi-Tenant Shared Cloud Storage
    David Shue, Michael J. Freedman, and Anees Shaikh
    Proc. Large-Scale Distributed Systems and Middleware
    (LADIS '12) Madeira, Portugal, July 2012.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ]
    Paper selected for special issue of SIGOPS Operating Systems Review.
  42. Unsupervised Conversion of 3D models for interactive metaverses
    Jeffrey Terrace, Ewen Cheslack-Postava, Philip Levis, and Michael J. Freedman
    Proc. IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo
    (ICME '12) Melbourne, Australia, July 2012.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] Slides: [ pdf ]
  43. A Scalable Server for 3D Metaverses
    Ewen Cheslack-Postava, Tahir Azim, Behram F. T. Mistree, Daniel Reiter Horn, Jeff Terrace, Philip Levis, and Michael J. Freedman
    Proc. USENIX Annual Technical Conference
    (ATC '12) Boston, MA, June 2012.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] Slides: [ key ] [ pdf ]
  44. Serval: An End-Host Stack for Service-Centric Networking
    Erik Nordstrom, David Shue, Prem Gopalan, Rob Kiefer, Matvey Arye, Steven Ko, Jennifer Rexford, and Michael J. Freedman
    Proc. 9th Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation
    (NSDI '12) San Jose, CA, April 2012.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] Slides: [ pptx ] [ pdf ]
    Community Award, honorable mention.
    IETF/IRTF Applied Networking Research Prize, Finalist
  45. Commensal Cuckoo: Secure Group Partitioning for Large-Scale Services
    Siddhartha Sen and Michael J. Freedman
    ACM SIGOPS Operating System Review, "Best papers from LADIS 2011".
    (OSR) January 2012.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ]
  46. Language Abstractions for Software-Defined Networks (Position Paper)
    Nate Foster, Michael J. Freedman, Rob Harrison, Christopher Monsanto, Mark Reitblatt, Jennifer Rexford, Alec Story, and David Walker
    Proc. Workshop on Languages for Distributed Algorithms
    (LADA '12) Philadelphia, PA, January 2012.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ]
  47. 2011

  48. Going Viral: Flash Crowds in an Open CDN
    Patrick Wendell and Michael J. Freedman
    Proc. ACM SIGCOMM Internet Measurement Conference
    (IMC '11) Berlin, Germany, November 2011.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] Slides: [ pptx ] [ pdf ]
  49. Don't Settle for Eventual: Scalable Causal Consistency for Wide-Area Storage with COPS
    Wyatt Lloyd, Michael J. Freedman, Michael Kaminsky, David G. Andersen
    Proc. 23rd ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles
    (SOSP '11) Cascais, Portugal, October 2011.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] Slides: [ pptx ] [ pdf ]
  50. Online Learning for Mixed Membership Network Models (Extended Abstract)
    Prem Gopalan, David Mimno, Michael J. Freedman, David M. Blei
    Proc. 6th Annual Machine Learning Symposium, The New York Academy of Sciences
    (NYAS ML '11) New York, New York, October 2011.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ]
  51. Bilateral and Multilateral Exchanges for Peer-Assisted Content Distribution
    Christina Aperjis, Ramesh Johari, Michael J Freedman
    IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking
    Vol 19, Num 5, October 2011. Pages 1290--1303.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ]
    Earlier version as Social Science Research Network: Paper 1596919, April 2010. [ link ]
  52. Bridging the Theory-Practice Gap in Multi-Commodity Flow Routing (Brief Announcement)
    Siddhartha Sen, Sunghwan Ihm, Kay Ousterhout, and Michael J. Freedman
    Proc. 25th International Symposium on DIStributed Computing
    (DISC '11) Rome, Italy, September 2011.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] Slides: [ pptx ]
  53. Frenetic: A Network Programming Language
    Nate Foster, Rob Harrison, Michael J. Freedman, Christopher Monsanto, Jennifer Rexford, Alec Story, and David Walker
    Proc. ACM SIGPLAN International Conference on Functional Programming
    (ICFP '11) Tokyo, Japan. September 2011.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ]
  54. Commensal Cuckoo: Secure Group Partitioning for Large-Scale Services
    Siddhartha Sen and Michael J. Freedman
    Proc. 5th Workshop on Large Scale Distributed Systems and Middleware
    (LADIS '11) Seattle, WA, September 2011.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] Slides: [ pptx ]
    Award paper. Fuller version appeared in SIGOPS Operating Systems Review.
  55. Hiding Amongst the Clouds: A Proposal for Cloud-based Onion Routing
    Nicholas Jones, Matvey Arye, Jacopo Cesareo, and Michael J. Freedman
    Proc. USENIX Workshop on Free and Open Communications on the Internet
    (FOCI '11) San Francisco, CA. August 2011.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] Slides: [ ppt ] [ pdf ]
  56. Identifying Performance Bottlenecks in CDNs through TCP-Level Monitoring
    Peng Sun, Minlan Yu, Michael J. Freedman, and Jennifer Rexford
    Proc. Workshop on Measurements Up the STack
    (W-MUST '11) Toronto, Canada. August 2011.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] Slides: [ pptx ] [ pdf ]
  57. Coercing Clients into Facilitating Failover for Object Delivery
    Wyatt Lloyd and Michael J Freedman
    Proc. 41st IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks, Dependable Computing and Communication Symposium (DCCS) track
    (DSN '11) Hong Kong, China. June 2011.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] Slides: [ pptx ] [ pdf ]
  58. 2010

  59. Frenetic: A High-Level Language for OpenFlow Networks
    Nate Foster, Rob Harrison, Matthew L. Meola, Michael J. Freedman, Jennifer Rexford, and David Walker
    Proc. Workshop on Programmable Routers for Extensible Services of Tomorrow
    (PRESTO '10) Philadelphia, PA. November 2010.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ]
  60. SPORC: Group Collaboration using Untrusted Cloud Resources
    Ariel J. Feldman, William P. Zeller, Michael J. Freedman, and Edward W. Felten
    Proc. Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation
    (OSDI '10) Vancouver, BC, October 2010.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] Slides: [ pptx ] [ pdf ] Presentation: [ mp4 ]
  61. Scalable Flow-Based Networking with DIFANE
    Minlan Yu, Jennifer Rexford, Michael J. Freedman, and Jia Wang
    Proc. ACM SIGCOMM Conference
    (SIGCOMM '10) New Delhi, India, August 2010.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] Slides: [ ppt ] [ pdf ]
    Full version as Princeton CS Tech Report TR-877-10, June 2010.   [ link ]
  62. DONAR: Decentralized Server Selection for Cloud Services
    Patrick Wendell, Joe Wenjie Jiang, Michael J. Freedman, and Jennifer Rexford
    Proc. ACM SIGCOMM Conference
    (SIGCOMM '10) New Delhi, India, August 2010.
    [ pdf ] [ ps.gz ] Slides: [ pptx ] [ pdf ]
  63. Collaborative, Privacy-Preserving Data Aggregation at Scale
    Benny Applebaum, Haakon Ringberg, Michael J. Freedman, Matthew Caesar, and Jennifer Rexford
    Proc. 10th Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium
    (PET '10) Berlin, Germany, July 2010.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] Slides: [ ppt ] [ pdf ]
    Earlier version as Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2009/180, April 2009.   [ link ]
  64. Experiences with CoralCDN: A Five-Year Operational View
    Michael J. Freedman
    Proc. 7th USENIX/ACM Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation
    (NSDI '10) San Jose, CA, April 2010.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] Slides: [ ppt ] [ pdf ] Presentation: [ stream ]
  65. Prophecy: Using History for High-Throughput Fault Tolerance
    Siddhartha Sen, Wyatt Lloyd, and Michael J. Freedman
    Proc. 7th USENIX/ACM Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation
    (NSDI '10) San Jose, CA, April 2010.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] Slides: [ ppt ] [ pdf ] Presentation: [ stream ]
  66. Experiences with Tracing Causality in Networked Services
    Rodrigo Fonseca, Michael J. Freedman, and George Porter
    Proc. Internet Network Management Workshop / Workshop on Research on Enterprise Networking
    (INM/WREN '10) San Jose, CA, April 2010.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] Slides: [ ppt ] [ pdf ]
  67. 2009

  68. Rethinking Enterprise Network Control
    Martin Casado, Michael J. Freedman, Justin Pettit, Jianying Luo, Natasha Gude, Nick McKeown, and Scott Shenker
    IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking.
    Vol 17, Num 4, August 2009. Pages 1270--1283.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] [ link ]
  69. Scaling Virtual Worlds with a Physical Metaphor
    Daniel Horn, Ewen Cheslack-Postava, Tahir Azim, Michael J. Freedman, and Philip Levis
    IEEE Pervasive Computing, Vol 8, Num 3. July-September 2009.   [ pdf ]
  70. Object Storage on CRAQ: High-throughput chain replication for read-mostly workloads
    Jeff Terrace and Michael J. Freedman
    Proc. USENIX Annual Technical Conference
    (USENIX '09) San Diego, CA, June 2009.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] [ ps.gz ] Slides: [ ppt ] [ pdf ] Presentation: [ mov ]
  71. Comparing Multilateral and Bilateral Exchange Models for Content Distribution
    Christina Aperjis, Michael J. Freedman, and Ramesh Johari
    Proc. IEEE Information Theory Workshop
    (ITW) Volos, Greece, June 2009.   [ pdf ] [ ps ]
  72. Bringing P2P to the Web: Security and Privacy in the Firecoral Network
    Jeff Terrace, Harold Laidlaw, Hao Eric Liu, Sean Stern, and Michael J. Freedman
    Proc. 8th International Workshop on Peer-to-Peer Systems
    (IPTPS '09) Boston, MA, April 2009.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] [ ps.gz ] Slides: [ ppt ] [ pdf ]

    2008

  73. Peer-Assisted Content Distribution with Prices
    Christina Aperjis, Michael J. Freedman, and Ramesh Johari
    Proc. ACM SIGCOMM Conference on emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies
    (CoNext '08) Madrid, Spain, December 2008.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] [ ps.gz ]
    Earlier version as Princeton CS Tech Report TR-814-08, February 2008.   [ link ]
  74. A Comparison of Bilateral and Multilateral Exchanges for Peer-Assisted Content Distribution
    Christina Aperjis, Michael J. Freedman, and Ramesh Johari
    Proc. 2nd Workshop on Network Control and Optimization
    (NetCoop '08) Paris, France, September 2008.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] [ ps.gz ]
  75. Prices are Right: Managing resources and incentives in peer-assisted content distribution
    Michael J. Freedman, Christina Aperjis, and Ramesh Johari
    Proc. 7th International Workshop on Peer-to-Peer Systems
    (IPTPS '08) Tampa Bay, FL, February 2008.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] [ ps.gz ]
  76. 2007

  77. Ethane: Taking Control of the Enterprise
    Martin Casado, Michael J. Freedman, Justin Pettit, Jianying Luo, Nick McKeown, and Scott Shenker
    Proc. ACM SIGCOMM Conference
    (SIGCOMM '07) Kyoto, Japan, August 2007.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] [ ps.gz ]
    Highest-ranked paper. Fast-tracked to Transactions on Networking.
  78. Peering through the Shroud: The Effect of Edge Opacity on IP-based Client Identification
    Martin Casado and Michael J. Freedman
    Proc. 4th USENIX/ACM Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation
    (NSDI '07) Cambridge, MA, April 2007.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] [ ps.gz ]
  79. Efficient Private Techniques for Verifying Social Proximity
    Michael J. Freedman and Antonio Nicolosi
    Proc. 6th International Workshop on Peer-to-Peer Systems
    (IPTPS '07) Bellevue, WA, February 2007.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] [ ps.gz ]
  80. 2006

  81. Automating Server Selection with OASIS
    Michael J. Freedman
    ;login: The USENIX Magazine.
    (;login:) October 2006.   [ ps ] [ pdf ]
  82. SANE: A Protection Architecture for Enterprise Networks
    Martin Casado, Tal Garfinkel, Aditya Akella, Michael J. Freedman, Dan Boneh, Nick McKeown, and Scott Shenker
    Proc. 15th USENIX Security Symposium
    (Sec '06) Vancouver, BC, August 2006.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] [ ps.gz ]
  83. OASIS: Anycast for Any Service
    Michael J. Freedman, Karthik Lakshminarayanan, and David Mazières
    Proc. 3rd USENIX/ACM Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation
    (NSDI '06) San Jose, CA, May 2006.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] [ ps.gz ]   Slides: [ ppt ] [ pdf ]
    Invited and appeared in USENIX ;login:
  84. Re: Reliable Email
    Scott Garriss, Michael Kaminsky, Michael J. Freedman, Brad Karp, David Mazières, and Haifeng Yu
    Proc. 3rd USENIX/ACM Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation
    (NSDI '06) San Jose, CA, May 2006.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] [ ps.gz ]   Slides: [ ppt ] [ pdf ]
  85. Group Therapy for Systems: Using link-attestations to manage failures
    Michael J. Freedman, Ion Stoica, David Mazières, and Scott Shenker
    Proc. 5th International Workshop on Peer-to-Peer Systems
    (IPTPS '06) Santa Barbara, CA, February 2006.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] [ ps.gz ]   Slides: [ ppt ] [ pdf ]
  86. 2005

  87. Content distribution as a first-class network primitive
    Michael J. Freedman
    Unpublished manuscript. December 2005.
  88. Non-Transitive Connectivity and DHTs
    Michael J. Freedman, Karthik Lakshminarayanan, Sean Rhea, and Ion Stoica
    Proc. 2nd Workshop on Real, Large, Distributed Systems
    (WORLDS '05) San Francisco, CA, December 2005.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] [ ps.gz ]   Slides: [ ppt ] [ pdf ]
  89. Geographic Locality of IP Prefixes
    Michael J. Freedman, Mythili Vutukuru, Nick Feamster, and Hari Balakrishnan
    Proc. 5th ACM SIGCOMM Conference on Internet Measurement
    (IMC '05) Berkeley, CA, October 2005.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] [ ps.gz ]   Slides: [ ppt ] [ pdf ]
    Breadth traceroute dataset: [ .bz2 (48 MB)]
  90. Shark: Scaling File Servers via Cooperative Caching
    Siddhartha Annapureddy, Michael J. Freedman, and David Mazières
    Proc. 2nd USENIX/ACM Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation
    (NSDI '05) Boston, MA, May 2005.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] [ ps.gz ]   Slides: [ pdf ]
  91. Keyword Search and Oblivious Pseudorandom Functions
    Michael J. Freedman, Yuval Ishai, Benny Pinkas, and Omer Reingold
    Proc. 2nd Theory of Cryptography Conference
    (TCC '05) Cambridge, MA, Feburary 2005.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] [ ps.gz ]   Slides: [ ppt ] [ pdf ]
  92. Locality Prediction for Oblivious Clients
    Kevin Shanahan and Michael J. Freedman
    Proc. 4th International Workshop on Peer-to-Peer Systems
    (IPTPS '05) Ithaca, NY, February 2005.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ]
  93. 2004

  94. Versatile Padding Schemes for Joint Signature and Encryption
    Yevgeniy Dodis, Michael J. Freedman, Stanislaw Jarecki, and Shabsi Walfish
    Proc. ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security
    (CCS 11) Washington, D.C., October 2004.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] [ ps.gz ]   Full version: [ link ]
  95. Efficient Private Matching and Set Intersection
    Michael J. Freedman, Kobbi Nissim, and Benny Pinkas
    Proc. Advances in Cryptology -- EUROCRYPT 2004
    (Eurocrypt '04) Interlaken, Switzerland, May 2004.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] [ ps.gz ]   Slides: [ ppt ] [ pdf ]
    Highest-ranked paper.
  96. On-the-Fly Verification of Rateless Erasure Codes for Efficient Content Distribution
    Maxwell N. Krohn, Michael J. Freedman, and David Mazières
    Proc. IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy
    (Oakland '04) Oakland, CA, May 2004.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] [ ps.gz ]   Slides: [ ppt ] [ pdf ]
  97. Democratizing Content Publication with Coral
    Michael J. Freedman, Eric Freudenthal, and David Mazières
    Proc. 1st USENIX/ACM Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation
    (NSDI '04) San Francisco, CA, March 2004.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] [ ps.gz ]   Slides: [ ppt ] [ pdf ]  
  98. 2003

  99. On-the-Fly Verification of Erasure-Encoded File Transfers (Extended Abstract)
    Max Krohn and Michael J. Freedman
    1st IRIS Student Workshop on Peer-to-Peer Systems
    (ISW '03) Cambridge, MA, August 2003.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ]
  100. Reputation
    Roger Dingledine, Michael J. Freedman, David Molnar, David Parkes, and Paul Syverson
    Digital Government Civic Scenario Workshop
    (Workshop) Cambridge, MA, April 2003.   [ html ]
  101. Sloppy Hashing and Self-Organizing Clusters
    Michael J. Freedman and David Mazières
    Proc. 2nd International Workshop on Peer-to-Peer Systems
    (IPTPS '03) Berkeley, CA, February 2003.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ]
  102. 2002

  103. Tarzan: A Peer-to-Peer Anonymizing Network Layer
    Michael J. Freedman and Robert Morris
    Proc. ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security
    (CCS 9) Washington, D.C., November 2002.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] [ ps.gz ]   Slides: [ ppt ] [ pdf ]
    Award paper. Fast-tracked to TISSEC (Declined).
  104. Economic Barriers to the Deployment of Existing Privacy Technologies (Position Paper)
    Joan Feigenbaum, Michael J. Freedman, Tomas Sander, and Adam Shostack
    Proc. Workshop on Economics and Information Security
    (WEIS '02) Berkeley, CA, May 2002.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ]
  105. Introducing Tarzan, a Peer-to-Peer Anonymizing Network Layer
    Michael J. Freedman, Emil Sit, Josh Cates, and Robert Morris
    Proc. 1st International Workshop on Peer-to-Peer Systems
    (IPTPS '02) Cambridge, MA, March 2002.
  106. Efficient Peer-to-Peer Lookup Based on a Distributed Trie
    Michael J. Freedman and Radek Vingralek
    Proc. 1st International Workshop on Peer-to-Peer Systems
    (IPTPS '02) Cambridge, MA, March 2002.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ]
  107. 2001

  108. Privacy Engineering in Digital Rights Management Systems
    Joan Feigenbaum, Michael J. Freedman, Tomas Sander, and Adam Shostack
    Proc. ACM Workshop in Security and Privacy in Digital Rights Management
    (DRM '01) Philadelphia, PA, November 2001.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ] Slides: [ pdf ]
  109. A Reputation System to Increase MIX-net Reliability
    Roger Dingledine, Michael J. Freedman, David Hopwood, and David Molnar
    Proc. Information Hiding Workshop (April 2001)
    (IHW 2001) Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2137. Springer-Verlag, 2001.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ]
  110. 2000

  111. The Free Haven Project: Distributed Anonymous Storage Service
    Roger Dingledine, Michael J. Freedman, and David Molnar
    Proc. Workshop on Design Issues in Anonymity and Unobservability (July 2000).
    (PET 2000) Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2009. Springer-Verlag, 2001.
    [ pdf ] [ ps ]

Books and Chapters

  • Accountability (Chapter 16, 70 pps)
    Roger Dingledine, Michael J. Freedman, and David Molnar
    Peer-to-Peer: Harnessing the Power of Disruptive Technologies
    Ed. Andy Oram. Cambridge: O'Reilly and Associates, 2001.   [ html ] [ book ]
  • Free Haven (Chapter 12, 30 pps)
    Roger Dingledine, Michael J. Freedman, and David Molnar
    Peer-to-Peer: Harnessing the Power of Disruptive Technologies
    Ed. Andy Oram. Cambridge: O'Reilly and Associates, 2001.   [ html ] [ book ]

Theses

  • Democratizing Content Distribution
    Ph.D. Dissertation, New York University, September 2007
    Supervised by David Mazières.   [ ps ] [ pdf ] [ ps.gz ]
  • A Peer-to-Peer Anonymizing Network Layer
    M.Eng. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 2002
    Supervised by Robert Morris.   [ pdf ] [ ps ] [ ps.gz ]
  • Design and Analysis of an Anonymous Communications Channel for the Free Haven Project
    S.B. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 2000
    Supervised by Ronald Rivest.   [ pdf ] [ ps ] [ ps.gz ]

Posters and Demos

  • Performance Isolation and Fairness for Multi-Tenant Cloud Storage (poster)
    David Shue, Michael J. Freedman, and Anees Shaikh
    9th Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation
    (NSDI '12) San Jose, CA, April 2012.
  • Serval: An End-Host Stack for Service-Centric Networking (demo)
    Erik Nordström, David Shue, Robert Kiefer, Prem Gopalan, Matvey Arye, Michael J. Freedman, Jennifer Rexford
    9th Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation
    (NSDI '12) San Jose, CA, April 2012.
  • A SCAFFOLD for Wide-Area Distributed Services (poster)
    Michael J. Freedman, Jennifer Rexford, Steven Y. Ko, Prem Gopalan, and David Shue
    6th GENI Engineering Conference
    (GEC-6) Salt Lake City, UT, November 2009.
  • Prophecy: Using History for High-Throughput Fault Tolerance (work-in-progress talk)
    Siddhartha Sen, Wyatt Lloyd, and Michael J. Freedman
    22nd ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles
    (SOSP '09) Big Sky, MT, October 2009.
  • Bringing P2P to the Web: Security and Privacy in the Firecoral Network (poster)
    Jeff Terrace and Michael J. Freedman
    6th Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation
    (NSDI '09) Boston, MA, April 2009.
  • Query-Anywhere Chain Replication (poster)
    Jeff Terrace and Michael J. Freedman
    2nd Workshop on Large-Scale Distributed Systems and Middleware
    (LADIS '08) Yorktown, NY, September 2008.
  • Scaling Fault-Tolerant Systems with History (poster)
    Siddhartha Sen, Wyatt Lloyd, and Michael J. Freedman
    2nd Workshop on Large-Scale Distributed Systems and Middleware
    (LADIS '08) Yorktown, NY, September 2008.
  • Measuring the Internet's Edge with Illuminati (poster and demo)
    Michael J. Freedman and Martin Casado
    3rd Workshop on Real, Large, Distributed Systems
    7th USENIX Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation
    (WORLDS '06, OSDI '06) Seattle, WA, November 2006.
  • Building a Practical Anycast Service (demo)
    Michael J. Freedman, Karthik Lakshminarayanan, and David Mazières
    2nd Workshop on Real, Large, Distributed Systems
    (WORLDS '05) San Francisco, CA, December 2005.
    Best demo award.
  • Saccades: Locality Prediction for Oblivious Clients (poster)
    Kevin Shanahan and Michael J. Freedman
    2nd IRIS Student Workshop on Peer-to-Peer Systems
    (ISW '04) Cambridge, MA, November 2004.
  • Shark: A Scalable and Secure Cooperative-Caching File System (poster)
    Siddhartha Annapureddy, Michael J. Freedman, and David Mazières
    1st USENIX/ACM Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation
    (NSDI '04) San Francisco, CA, March 2004.   [ ps ] [ pdf ]
  • Democratizing Content Publication with Coral (demo)
    Michael J. Freedman, Eric Freudenthal, and David Mazières
    1st USENIX/ACM Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation
    (NSDI '04) San Francisco, CA, March 2004.


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