Aliye Ozge Kaya, Mung Chiang and Wade Trappe Win Best Paper Award

Aliye Ozge Kaya, a Rutgers ECE Ph.D. student and a member of WINLAB, Professor Mung Chiang from Princeton University and Professor Wade Trappe from Rutgers ECE and WINLAB have won a best paper award at GLOBECOM 2009, in Honolulu, HI. GLOBECOM is the flagship conference of the IEEE Communications Society. Their paper, entitled "P2P-ISP Cooperation: Risks and Mitigation in Multiple-ISP Networks," was selected as the best paper from the Next-Generation Networking and Internet Symposium, a track at GLOBECOM that is focused on the improving the design of the Internet and next generation networks. The paper develops a mathematical model for exploring the unintended and counter-intuitive behaviors emerging out of P2P-ISP (Internet Service Provider) cooperation.