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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Computer Science D-index 125 Citations 64,965 646 World Ranking 37 National Ranking 22

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Awards & Achievements

2007 - IEEE Koji Kobayashi Computers and Communications Award “For fundamental contributions to the theory and practice of computers and communication networks.”

1997 - ACM Fellow For contributions to the modeling and analysis of computer and communications systems and the impact of these results on various systems and performance evaluation tools.

1995 - IEEE Fellow For contributions to modeling and analysis of computer networks.

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Computer network
  • The Internet
  • Operating system

Don Towsley spends much of his time researching Computer network, Distributed computing, Real-time computing, The Internet and Multicast. His Computer network research integrates issues from Wireless network and Throughput. Don Towsley interconnects Scale, Concurrency control, Routing protocol and Optimistic concurrency control in the investigation of issues within Distributed computing.

His Real-time computing study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Smoothing, Variable bitrate, Algorithm, Multiplexing and Packet loss. His The Internet research incorporates elements of Computer security, Code, Network topology and Multimedia. As a part of the same scientific family, he mostly works in the field of Multicast, focusing on Network tomography and, on occasion, Network dynamics.

His most cited work include:

  • Modeling TCP throughput: a simple model and its empirical validation (2095 citations)
  • Fluid-based analysis of a network of AQM routers supporting TCP flows with an application to RED (1233 citations)
  • Modeling TCP Reno performance: a simple model and its empirical validation (1064 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His primary scientific interests are in Computer network, Distributed computing, Network packet, Mathematical optimization and Real-time computing. His Computer network study combines topics in areas such as Wireless network, Throughput and The Internet. Wireless network is often connected to Wireless ad hoc network in his work.

His Distributed computing research includes themes of Network congestion, Static routing, Routing protocol, Scheduling and Server. Don Towsley studies Network packet, namely Packet switching. His Mathematical optimization research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Queue and Queueing theory.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Computer network (41.53%)
  • Distributed computing (23.70%)
  • Network packet (12.96%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2015-2021)?

  • Computer network (41.53%)
  • Cache (6.53%)
  • Theoretical computer science (7.97%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Don Towsley mainly focuses on Computer network, Cache, Theoretical computer science, Graph and Mathematical optimization. His research in Computer network intersects with topics in Distributed computing and The Internet. His studies deal with areas such as Scalability and Cloud computing as well as Distributed computing.

His Cache research integrates issues from Distributed algorithm, Optimization problem and Online algorithm. His Graph research incorporates themes from Sampling, Algorithm, Graph and Biological network. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Telecommunications network and Network topology.

Between 2015 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Diffusion-Convolutional Neural Networks (497 citations)
  • A Model Based TCP-Friendly Rate Control Protocol (249 citations)
  • The Role of Caching in Future Communication Systems and Networks (115 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Computer network
  • Operating system
  • The Internet

His scientific interests lie mostly in Computer network, Cache, Distributed computing, Cache algorithms and Mathematical optimization. The Server research Don Towsley does as part of his general Computer network study is frequently linked to other disciplines of science, such as Covert, therefore creating a link between diverse domains of science. His Cache study incorporates themes from Service provider, Optimization problem and Online algorithm.

His Distributed computing research incorporates elements of Testbed, Throughput and Data transmission. Don Towsley has included themes like Network tomography, Network topology, Identifiability and Robustness in his Mathematical optimization study. His study looks at the relationship between Key and fields such as Network packet, as well as how they intersect with chemical problems.

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Best Publications

Modeling TCP throughput: a simple model and its empirical validation

Jitendra Padhye;Victor Firoiu;Don Towsley;Jim Kurose.
acm special interest group on data communication (1998)

3439 Citations

Fluid-based analysis of a network of AQM routers supporting TCP flows with an application to RED

Vishal Misra;Wei-Bo Gong;Don Towsley.
acm special interest group on data communication (2000)

1941 Citations

On designing improved controllers for AQM routers supporting TCP flows

C.V. Hollot;V. Misra;D. Towsley;Wei-Bo Gong.
international conference on computer communications (2001)

1500 Citations

Modeling TCP Reno performance: a simple model and its empirical validation

Jitendra Padhye;Victor Firoiu;Donald F. Towsley;James F. Kurose.
IEEE ACM Transactions on Networking (2000)

1397 Citations

A control theoretic analysis of RED

C.V. Hollot;V. Misra;D. Towsley;Wei-Bo Gong.
international conference on computer communications (2001)

1391 Citations

Code red worm propagation modeling and analysis

Cliff Changchun Zou;Weibo Gong;Don Towsley.
computer and communications security (2002)

1165 Citations

Analysis and design of controllers for AQM routers supporting TCP flows

C.V. Hollot;V. Misra;D. Towsley;Weibo Gong.
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control (2002)

1131 Citations

Measurement and modelling of the temporal dependence in packet loss

M. Yajnik;Sue Moon;J. Kurose;D. Towsley.
international conference on computer communications (1999)

866 Citations

Performance modeling of epidemic routing

Xiaolan Zhang;Giovanni Neglia;Jim Kurose;Don Towsley.
Computer Networks (2007)

859 Citations

Proxy prefix caching for multimedia streams

S. Sen;J. Rexford;D. Towsley.
international conference on computer communications (1999)

851 Citations

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