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Niklas Carlsson

Associate Professor (Swedish: Docent+universitetslektor)
Linköping University, Dept of Comp & Info Science (IDA)


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Publications

2014 (or later)
  • Raoufehsadat Hashemian, Diwakar Krishnamurthy, Martin Arlitt and Niklas Carlsson, Characterizing the Scalability of a Web Application on a Multi-core Server, Concurrency and Computation Practice and Experience (CCPE), Wiley, accepted (to appear, doi).

  • György Dán and Niklas Carlsson, Dynamic Content Allocation for Cloud-assisted Service of Periodic Workloads, Proc. IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), Toronto, Canada, Apr/May 2014. (pdf)

  • Alberto García Estévez and Niklas Carlsson, Geo-location-aware Emulations for Performance Evaluation of Mobile Applications, Proc. IEEE/IFIP Conference on Wireless On-demand Network Systems and Services (WONS), Obergurgl, Austria, Apr. 2014. (pdf, code, slides)

  • Anna Vapen, Niklas Carlsson, Anirban Mahanti, and Nahid Shahmehri, Third-party Identity Management Usage on the Web, Proc. Passive and Active Measurement Conference (PAM), Los Angeles, CA, Mar. 2014, pp. 151--262. (pdf, doi, data)
2013
  • Vengatanathan Krishnamoorthi, Patrik Bergström, Niklas Carlsson, Derek Eager, Anirban Mahanti, and Nahid Shahmehri, Empowering the Creative User: Personalized HTTP-based Adaptive Streaming of Multi-path Nonlinear Video, Proc. ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on Future Human-Centric Multimedia Networking (FhMN), Hong Kong, Aug. 2013, pp. 53--58. (This paper also appeared in ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review (CCR), Volume 43, Issue 4, Oct. 2013, pp. 591--596.) (pdf, doi, slides+video, slides) ** Best paper award **

  • Vengatanathan Krishnamoorthi, Niklas Carlsson, Derek Eager, Anirban Mahanti, and Nahid Shahmehri, Helping Hand or Hidden Hurdle: Proxy-assisted HTTP-based Adaptive Streaming Performance, Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), San Francisco, Aug. 2013, pp. 182--191. (pdf, doi, slides)

  • Carey Williamson and Niklas Carlsson, On Zipf Models for Probabilistic Piece Selection in P2P Stored Media Streaming, Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), San Francisco, Aug. 2013, pp. 161--171. (pdf, doi)

  • M. Aminul Islam, Derek Eager, Niklas Carlsson, and Anirban Mahanti, Revisiting Popularity Characterization and Modeling for User-generated Videos, Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), San Francisco, Aug. 2013, pp. 350--354. (pdf, doi)

  • Klara Stokes and Niklas Carlsson, A Peer-to-Peer Agent Community for Digital Oblivion in Online Social Networks, Proc. International Conference on Privacy, Security and Trust (PST), Tarragona, Spain, July 2013, pp. 103--110. (pdf, slides, doi)

  • Raoufehsadat Hashemian, Diwakar Krishnamurthy, Martin Arlitt, and Niklas Carlsson, Improving the Scalability of a Multi-core Web Server, Proc. ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE), Prague, Czech Republic, Apr. 2013, pp. 161--172. (pdf, slides, doi)

  • Rahul Hiran, Niklas Carlsson, and Phillipa Gill, Characterizing Large-scale Routing Anomalies: A Case Study of the China Telecom Incident, Proc. Passive and Active Measurement Conference (PAM), Hong Kong, China, Mar. 2013, pp. 229--238. (pdf, slides, data, doi)

  • György Dan and Niklas Carlsson, Centralized and Distributed Protocols for Tracker-based Dynamic Swarm Management, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (ToN), Vol. 21, No. 1 (Feb. 2013), 297--310. (pdf, doi)

  • Aniket Mahanti, Niklas Carlsson, Anirban Mahanti, Martin Arlitt, and Carey Williamson, A Tale of the Tails: Power-laws in Internet Measurements, IEEE Network, Vol. 27, No. 1, Jan/Feb. 2013, pp. 59--64. (pdf, doi)
2012
  • Niklas Carlsson, Carey Williamson, Andreas Hirt, and Michael Jacobson, Performance Modeling of Anonymity Protocols, Performance Evaluation, Vol. 69, No. 12 (Dec. 2012), pp. 643--661. (pdf, doi)

  • Song Zhang, Niklas Carlsson, Derek Eager, Zongpeng Li, and Anirban Mahanti, Dynamic File Bundling for Large-scale Content Distribution, IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN), Clearwater, FL, Oct. 2012, pp. 601--609. (pdf, slides, doi)

  • Aniket Mahanti, Niklas Carlsson, Martin Arlitt, and Carey Williamson, Characterizing Cyberlocker Traffic Flows, IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN), Clearwater, FL, Oct. 2012, pp. 410--418. (pdf, slides, doi)

  • Niklas Carlsson, György Dan, Derek Eager, Anirban Mahanti, Tradeoffs in Cloud and Peer-assisted Content Delivery Systems, Proc. IEEE International Conference on Peer-to-Peer Computing (P2P), Tarragona, Spain, Sept. 2012, pp. 249--260. (pdf, slides, doi)

  • Youmna Borghol, Sebastien Ardon, Niklas Carlsson, Derek Eager, and Anirban Mahanti, The Untold Story of the Clones: Content-agnostic Factors that Impact YouTube Video Popularity, Proc. ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD), Beijing, China, Aug. 2012, pp. 1186--1194. (pdf, data, slides, doi)

  • Aniket Mahanti, Niklas Carlsson, and Carey Williamson, Content Sharing Dynamics in the Global File Hosting Landscape, Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), Arlington, VA, Aug. 2012, pp. 219--228. (pdf, doi)

  • Nadim Parvez, Carey Williamson, Anirban Mahanti, and Niklas Carlsson, Insights on Media Streaming Progress using BitTorrent-like Protocols for On-Demand Streaming, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (ToN), Vol. 20, No. 3 (June 2012), pp. 637--650. (pdf, doi)

  • Martin Arlitt, Niklas Carlsson, Carey Williamson, and Jerry Rolia, Passive Crowd-based Monitoring of World Wide Web Infrastructure and its Performance, Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Ottawa, Canada, June 2012, pp. 2689--2694. (pdf, doi)

  • Niklas Carlsson, György Dán, Martin Arlitt, Anirban Mahanti, A Longitudinal Characterization of Local and Global BitTorrent Workload Dynamics, Proc. Passive and Active Measurement Conference (PAM), Vienna, Austria, Mar. 2012, pp. 252--262. (pdf, slides, doi)
2011
  • Aniket Mahanti, Carey Williamson, Niklas Carlsson, Martin Arlitt, Anirban Mahanti, Characterizing the File Hosting Ecosystem: A View from the Edge, Proc. IFIP International Symposium on Computer Performance, Modeling, Measurements and Evaluation (PERFORMANCE), Amsterdam, Netherlands, Oct. 2011. (Special issue Performance Evaluation, Vol. 68, No. 11 (Nov. 2011), pp. 1085--1102.) (pdf, doi)

  • Youmna Borghol, Siddharth Mitra, Sebastien Ardon, Niklas Carlsson, Derek Eager, and Anirban Mahanti, Characterizing and Modeling Popularity of User-generated Videos, Proc. IFIP International Symposium on Computer Performance, Modeling, Measurements and Evaluation (PERFORMANCE), Amsterdam, Netherlands, Oct. 2011. (Special issue Performance Evaluation, Vol. 68, No. 11 (Nov. 2011), pp. 1037--1055.) (pdf, data, doi)

  • Phillipa Gill, Martin Arlitt, Niklas Carlsson, Anirban Mahanti, Carey Williamson, Characterizing Organizational Use of Web-based Services: Methodology, Challenges, Observations, and Insights, ACM Transactions on the Web (TWEB), Vol. 5, No. 4 (Oct. 2011), pp. 19:1--19:23. (pdf, doi)

  • György Dán, Niklas Carlsson, and Ilias Chatzidrossos, Efficient and Highly Available Peer Discovery: A Case for Independent Trackers and Gossiping, Proc. IEEE International Conference on Peer-to-Peer Computing (P2P), Kyoto, Japan, Aug/Sept. 2011, pp. 290--299. (pdf, slides, doi)

  • Martin Arlitt, Niklas Carlsson, Phillipa Gill, Aniket Mahanti, Carey Williamson, Characterizing Intelligence Gathering and Control on an Edge Network, ACM Transactions on Internet Technology (TOIT), Vol. 11, No. 1 (July 2011), pp. 2:1--2:26. (pdf, doi)

  • Song Zhang, Niklas Carlsson, Derek Eager, Zongpeng Li, and Anirban Mahanti, Towards a Dynamic File Bundling System for Large-scale Content Distribution, IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), Singapore, July 2011. (pdf, doi, short paper)

  • Siddharth Mitra, Mayank Agrawal, Amit Yadav, Niklas Carlsson, Derek Eager, and Anirban Mahanti, Characterizing Web-based Video Sharing Workloads, ACM Transactions on the Web (TWEB), Vol. 5, No. 2 (May 2011), pp. 8:1-8:27. (pdf, data, doi)

  • Niklas Carlsson and Martin Arlitt, Towards More Effective Utilization of Computer Systems, Proc. ACM/SPEC International Conference on Performance Engineering (ICPE), Karlsruhe, Germany, Mar. 2011, pp. 235--246. (pdf, slides, doi)
2010
  • Aniket Mahanti, Carey Williamson, and Niklas Carlsson, Characterizing the File Hosting Service Ecosystem, Proc. ACM CoNEXT Student Workshop (CoNEXT), Philadelphia, PA, Nov/Dec. 2010. (pdf, doi, poster paper)

  • Niklas Carlsson, and Derek Eager, Content Delivery using Replicated Digital Fountains, Proc. IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), Miami Beach, FL, August 2010, pp. 338--348. (pdf, doi)

  • Niklas Carlsson, and Martin Arlitt, Leveraging Organizational Etiquette to Improve Internet Security, Proc. IEEE International Conference on Computer Communication Networks (ICCCN), Zurich, Switzerland, August 2010. (pdf, slides, doi)

  • Nissan Lev-tov, Niklas Carlsson, Zongpeng Li, Carey Williamson, and Song Zhang, Dynamic File-selection Policies for Bundling in BitTorrent-like Systems, Proc. IEEE International Workshop on Quality of Service (IWQoS), Beijing, China, June 2010, pp. 1--9. (pdf, doi)

  • Niklas Carlsson, Derek L. Eager, and Anirban Mahanti, Using Torrent Inflation to Efficiently Serve the Long Tail in Peer-assisted Content Delivery Systems, Proc. IFIP/TC6 Networking (Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6091, edited by M. Crovella et al., Springer), Chennai, India, May 2010, pp. 1--14. (pdf, slides, doi)

  • Aniket Mahanti, Niklas Carlsson, Carey Williamson, and Martin Arlitt, Ambient Interference Effects in Wi-Fi Networks, Proc. IFIP/TC6 Networking (Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6091, edited by M. Crovella et al., Springer), Chennai, India, May 2010, pp. 160--173. (pdf, doi)

  • Youmna Borghol, Sebastien Ardon, Niklas Carlsson, and Anirban Mahanti, Toward Efficient On-demand Streaming with BitTorrent, Proc. IFIP/TC6 Networking (Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6091, edited by M. Crovella et al., Springer), Chennai, India, May 2010, pp. 53--66. (pdf, doi)

  • Gyorgy Dan and Niklas Carlsson, Power-law Revisited: A Large Scale Measurement Study of P2P Content Popularity, Proc. International Workshop on Peer-to-Peer Systems (IPTPS), San Jose, CA, Apr. 2010. (pdf)

  • Niklas Carlsson and Derek L. Eager, Server Selection in Large-scale Video-on-Demand Systems, ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications (TOMCCAP), Vol. 6, No. 1 (Feb. 2010), pp. 1:1-1:26. (pdf doi)

2009
  • Sanchit Garg, Trinabh Gupta, Niklas Carlsson, and Anirban Mahanti, Evolution of an Online Social Aggregation Network: An Empirical Study, Proc. ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC), Chicago, IL, Nov. 2009, pp. 315--321. (pdf, doi)

  • Niklas Carlsson, Derek L. Eager, and Anirban Mahanti, Peer-assisted On-demand Video Streaming with Selfish Peers, Proc. IFIP/TC6 Networking (Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5550, edited by L. Fratta et al., Springer), Aachen, Germany, May 2009, pp. 586--599. (pdf, slides, doi)

  • Trinabh Gupta, Sanchit Garg, Anirban Mahanti, Niklas Carlsson, and Martin Arlitt, Characterization of FriendFeed - A Web-based Social Aggregation Service, Proc. AAAI International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM), San Jose, CA, May 2009. (pdf, short paper)

  • György Dan and Niklas Carlsson, Dynamic Swarm Management for Improved BitTorrent Performance, Proc. International Workshop on Peer-to-Peer Systems (IPTPS), Boston, MA, Apr. 2009. (pdf)

  • Siddharth Mitra, Mayank Agrawal, Amit Yadav, Niklas Carlsson, Derek Eager, and Anirban Mahanti, Characterizing Web-based Video Sharing Workloads, Proc. International World Wide Web Conference (WWW), Madrid, Spain, Apr. 2009. (pdf, doi, poster paper)

  • Amit Dvir and Niklas Carlsson, Power-aware Recovery for Geographic Routing, Proc. IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), Budapest, Hungary, Apr. 2009, pp. 1--6. (pdf, doi)

2008
  • Niklas Carlsson, Anirban Mahanti, Zongpeng Li, and Derek L. Eager, Optimized Periodic Broadcast of Non-linear Media, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Vol. 10, No. 5 (Aug. 2008), pp. 871--884. (pdf, doi)

  • Nadim Parvez, Carey Williamson, Anirban Mahanti, and Niklas Carlsson, Analysis of BitTorrent-like Protocols for On-demand Stored Media Streaming, Proc. ACM International Conference on Measurement and Modeling of Computer Systems (SIGMETRICS), Annapolis, MD, June 2008, pp. 301--312. (pdf, doi)

  • Niklas Carlsson and Derek L. Eager, Modeling Priority-based Incentive Policies for Peer-assisted Content Delivery Systems, Proc. IFIP/TC6 Networking (Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4982, edited by A. Das et al., Springer), Singapore, May 2008, pp. 421--432. (pdf)

2007
  • Niklas Carlsson and Derek L. Eager, Non-Euclidian Geographic Routing in Wireless Networks, Ad Hoc Networks, Vol. 5, No. 7 (Sept. 2007), pp. 1173--1193. (pdf, doi)

  • Niklas Carlsson and Derek L. Eager, Peer-assisted On-demand Streaming of Stored Media using BitTorrent-like Protocols, Proc. IFIP/TC6 Networking (Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4479, edited by I. F. Akyildiz et al., Springer), Atlanta, GA, May 2007, pp. 570--581. (pdf, doi)

2006
  • Niklas Carlsson, Derek L. Eager, and Mary K. Vernon, Multicast Protocols for Scalable On-demand Download, Performance Evaluation, Vol. 63, No. 9/10 (Oct. 2006), pp. 864--891. (pdf, doi)

2004
  • Niklas Carlsson, Derek L. Eager, and Mary K. Vernon, Multicast Protocols for Scalable On-demand Download, Proc. ACM International Conference on Measurements and Modeling of Computer Systems (SIGMETRICS), New York, NY, June 2004, pp. 428--429. (pdf, doi, extended abstract)

My Ph.D. research was featured in On Campus News.

Theses

  • Niklas Carlsson, Scalable Download Protocols, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, Dec. 2006. (pdf)

  • Niklas Carlsson, The Linearized Characteristics for the Case of Subsonic and Supersonic Flows Around Slender Bodies of Revolution, Inclined at Small Angles of Attack, M.Sc. Thesis, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden, June 2000.

Conference/Workshop Proceedings

  • Proceedings of the Fifth GreenMetrics '13 Workshop, in conjunction with (and sponsored by) ACM SIGMETRICS. Martin Arlitt, Niklas Carlsson, Nidhi Hegde, and Adam Wierman (co-chairs). ACM Performance Evaluation Review (PER), Special Issue on the 2013 GreenMetrics Workshop, Vol. 41, No. 3, (Dec. 2013).
  • Proceedings of the Fourth GreenMetrics '12 Workshop, in conjunction with (and sponsored by) ACM SIGMETRICS/Performance. Martin Arlitt, Niklas Carlsson, Nidhi Hegde, and Adam Wierman (co-chairs). ACM Performance Evaluation Review (PER), Special Issue on the 2012 GreenMetrics Workshop, Vol. 40, No. 3, (Dec. 2012).
  • Proceedings of the Third GreenMetrics '11 Workshop, in conjunction with (and sponsored by) ACM SIGMETRICS. Martin Arlitt, Niklas Carlsson, and Jerry Rolia (co-chairs). ACM Performance Evaluation Review (PER), Special Issue on the 2011 GreenMetrics Workshop, Vol. 39, No. 3, (Dec. 2011).
  • Proceedings of the Second GreenMetrics '10 Workshop, in conjunction with (and sponsored by) ACM SIGMETRICS. Martin Arlitt, Niklas Carlsson, and Jerry Rolia (co-chairs). ACM Performance Evaluation Review (PER), Special Issue on the 2010 GreenMetrics Workshop Vol. 38, No. 3 (Dec. 2010).
  • Proceedings of the First GreenMetrics '09 Workshop, in conjunction with (and sponsored by) ACM SIGMETRICS/Performance. Martin Arlitt, Niklas Carlsson, and Jerry Rolia (co-chairs). ACM Performance Evaluation Review (PER), Special Issue on the 2009 GreenMetrics Workshop, Vol. 38, No. 4 (Mar. 2010).