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Ph.D.

Computer Science Department, Boston University

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Selected Conference and Journal Papers

  • Ali Raza, Ibrahim Matta, Nabeel Akhtar, Vasiliki Kalavari and Vatche Isahagian
    Function-as-a-Service: From An Application Developer’s Perspective
    Journal of Systems Research (JSys), 2021
    [PDF][Bibtex]

  • Ali Raza, Zongshun Zhang, Nabeel Akhtar, Vatche Isahagian and Ibrahim Matta
    LIBRA: An Economical Hybrid Approach for Cloud Application with Strict SLAs
    IEEE International Conference on Cloud Engineering (IEEE IC2E), 2021
    :trophy: [BEST PAPER AWARD] :1st_place_medal:
    [PDF][Bibtex]

  • Nabeel Akhtar, Ibrahim Matta, Ali Raza, Leonardo Goratti, Torsten Braun and Flavio Esposito
    Managing Chains of Application Functions over Multi-Technology Edge Networks
    IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management (IEEE TNSM), 2021
    [PDF][Bibtex]

  • Nabeel Akhtar, Ali Raza, Vatche Ishakian and Ibrahim Matta
    COSE: Configuring Serverless Functions using Statistical Learning
    IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2020
    [PDF][Bibtex]

  • Nabeel Akhtar, Ibrahim Matta, Ali Raza, Leonardo Goratti, Torsten Braun and Flavio Esposito
    Virtual Function Placement and Traffic Steering over 5G Multi-Technology Networks
    IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization (NetSoft), 2018, Montreal, Canada., June 2018
    [PDF][Bibtex]

  • Nabeel Akhtar, Ibrahim Matta, Ali Raza and Yuefeng Wang
    EL-SEC: ELastic Management of SECurity Applications on Virtualized Infrastructure
    IEEE INFOCOM International Workshop on Computer and Networking Experimental Research Using Testbeds (CNERT), 2018, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, April 2018
    :trophy:[BEST PROJECT AWARD]:1st_place_medal:
    [PDF][Bibtex][ProjetPage]

  • Zhongliang Zhao, Eryk Jerzy Schiller, Eirini Kalogeiton, Torsten Braun, Stiller Burkhard, Mevlut Turker Garip, Joshua Joy, Mario Gerla, Nabeel Akhtar, Ibrahim Matta
    Autonomic Communications in Software-Driven Networks
    IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), 2017
    [PDF][Bibtex]

  • Nabeel Akhtar, Ibrahim Matta and Yuefeng Wang
    Managing NFV using SDN and Control Theory
    IEEE/IFIP NOMS International Workshop on Management of the Future Internet (ManFI) 2016, Istanbul, Turkey, April 2016
    [PDF] [Bibtex]

  • Yuefeng Wang, Ibrahim Matta and Nabeel Akhtar
    Application-Driven Network Management with ProtoRINA
    IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2016), Istanbul, Turkey, April 2016
    [PDF] [Bibtex]

  • Nabeel Akhtar, Sinem Coleri Ergen, and Oznur Ozkasap
    Vehicle Mobility and Communication Channel Models for Realistic and Efficient Highway VANET Simulation
    IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (TVT), vol. 64, no. 1, pp. 248-262, January 2015
    :trophy:[IEEE Vehicular Technology Society 2020 Neal Shepherd Memorial Best Propagation Paper Award]:1st_place_medal:
    [PDF] [Bibtex] [Mobility Dataset]

  • Yuefeng Wang, Nabeel Akhtar and Ibrahim Matta
    Programming Routing Policies for Video Traffic
    IEEE ICNP International Workshop on Computer and Networking Experimental Research Using Testbeds (CNERT), Raleigh, NC, USA. October 2014
    [PDF] [Bibtex]

  • Yuefeng Wang, Ibrahim Matta and Nabeel Akhtar
    Experimenting with Routing Policies Using ProtoRINA over GENI
    The Third GENI Research and Educational Experiment Workshop (GREE2014), March 19-20, 2014, Atlanta, Georgia
    [PDF] [Bibtex]

  • Nabeel Akhtar, Oznur Ozkasap, and Sinem Coleri Ergen
    VANET topology characteristics under realistic mobility and channel models
    IEEE Wireless Communication and Networking Conference (WCNC 2013), Shanghai, China, April 2013
    [PDF] [Bibtex]

  • Nabeel Akhtar, Sinem Coleri Ergen, and Oznur Ozkasap
    Analysis of Distributed Algorithms for Density Estimation in VANETs
    IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference (VNC) (VNC 2012), Seoul, Korea, Nov. 2012
    [PDF] [Bibtex]


Demo and Posters

  • Nabeel Akhtar, Ibrahim Matta, Ali Raza and Yuefeng Wang
    Demo Abstract: EL-SEC:ELastic Management of SECurity Applications on Virtualized Infrastructure
    IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2018
    [ProjectPage]

  • Nabeel Akhtar, Marzieh Babaeianjelodarx, Ibrahim Matta, Yaoqing Liux
    Using a Control Theoretic Load Balancer for Efficient Attack Traffic Analysis and Defense on Virtualized Infrastructure
    The 2nd Symposium on the COntrol of NEtwork Systems (SCONES 2017), associated with IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems (TCNS), Boston, USA, Oct. 2017
    [PDF]

  • Nabeel Akhtar, Marzieh Babaeianjelodarx, Ibrahim Matta, Yaoqing Liux
    On Balancing Load to Quickly Detect and Stop Attack Traffic
    IEEE Network Innovators Community Event Workshop (NICE 2017), co-located with IEEE ICNP 2017, Toronto, Canada, Oct. 2017
    [PDF]

  • Nabeel Akhtar, Ibrahim Matta and Yuefeng Wang
    Managing NFV using SDN and Control Theory
    IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2016), Istanbul, Turkey, April 2016
    [PDF] [Tutorial]

  • Nabeel Akhtar, Ibrahim Matta and Yuefeng Wang
    Managing NFV using SDN and Control Theory
    IEEE Network Innovators Community Event Workshop (NICE 2015), co-located with IEEE ICNP 2015, San Francisco, USA, Nov. 2015
    [PDF]

  • N. Akhtar, O. Ozkasap, and S. Coleri Ergen
    Realistic Mobility and Channel Modeling in Vehicular ad-hoc Networks
    Turk Telekom Group R & D University Relation Workshop, Istanbul, Turkey. Dec. 2011


Technical Reports and Others

  • Nabeel Akhtar
    Orchestration and Management of Application Functions over Virtualized Cloud Infrastructures
    PhD thesis, 2019
    [PDF] [Bibtex]

  • Yuefeng Wang, Ibrahim Matta and Nabeel Akhtar
    Application-Driven Network Management with ProtoRINA
    Technical Report BUCS-TR-2015-003, Boston University, 2015
    [PDF]

  • Nabeel Akhtar, Ibrahim Matta and Yuefeng Wang
    Managing NFV using SDN and Control Theory
    Technical Report BUCS-TR-2015-013, Boston University, 2015
    [PDF]

  • Yuefeng Wang, Nabeel Akhtar and Ibrahim Matta
    Programming Routing Policies for Video Traffic
    Technical Report BUCS-TR-2015-005, Boston University, 2014
    [PDF]

  • Nabeel Akhtar
    Vehicle Mobility, Communication Channel Modeling and Traffic Density Estimation in VANETs
    MSc thesis, 2013
    [PDF]


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