Dr. Yehia Elkhatib

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I am a post-doc researcher working on network measurement and distributed systems.

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I generally wear one of two research hats:

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As of October, I will be a Lecturer in Distributed Systems here at Lancaster.
This summer I'll be at Cosener's and SIGCOMM. Meet me there!

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Keywords:   Cloud Computing   Internet of Things   Peer to Peer Systems Grid Computing  
  AllNone  Network Measurement   Network Modelling   Multimedia Systems
        Information Centric Networking   Environmental Science  
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"A cloud based tool for knowledge exchange on local scale flood risk"
Mark Wilkinson, Ellie Mackay, Paul Quinn, Marc Stutter, Keith Beven, Kit Macleod, Mark Maklin, Yehia Elkhatib, Barbara J. Percy, Claudia Vitolo, and Phil Haygarth
Journal of Environmental Management, Volume 161, Page 38-50, September 2015.
New! "Does the Internet deserve everybody?"
Yehia Elkhatib, Gareth Tyson, and Arjuna Sathiaseelan
In Workshop on Ethics in Networked Systems Research (an ACM SIGCOMM workshop), London, UK, August 21 2015.
New! "Ethical challenges in collaborative storytelling"
Mu Mu, Mark Rouncefield, Yehia Elkhatib, Steven Simpson, Jacco Taal, and Nicholas Race
In Workshop on Ethics in Networked Systems Research (an ACM SIGCOMM workshop), London, UK, August 21 2015.
New! "The design of a generalised approach to the programming of systems of systems"
Geoff Coulson, Gordon Blair, Yehia Elkhatib, and Andreas Mauthe
In Proceedings of Autonomic and Opportunistic Computing (an IEEE WoWMoM workshop), Boston, MA, USA, June 14 2015.
"A Geospatial Framework to Support Integrated Biogeochemical Modelling in the United Kingdom"
Sheila Greene, Penny J. Johnes, John P. Bloomfield, Sim M. Reaney, Russell S. Lawley, Yehia Elkhatib, Jim Freer, Nick Odoni, Kit Macleod, and Barbara J. Percy
Environmental Modelling & Software, Volume 68, Pages 219-232, June 2015.
"Are People Really Social on Porn 2.0?"
Gareth Tyson, Yehia Elkhatib, Nishanth Sastry, and Steve Uhlig
In Proceedings of AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM), Oxford, UK, May 26-29 2015.
"Resilience of the Internet: the Case of the BGP Backbone"
Sylvain Frey, Awais Rashid, Karolina Follis, Yehia Elkhatib, John Vidler, Nicholas Race, and Chris Edwards
Poster at 36th IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (S&P2015), San Jose, USA, May 18-20 2015.
"Passive Network Awareness as a Means for Improved Grid Scheduling"
Yehia Elkhatib and Christopher Edwards
Journal of Grid Computing, Volume 13, Issue 2, Page 275-291, April 2015.
"MultiBox: Lightweight Containers for Multi-cloud Deployments"
James Hadley, Yehia Elkhatib, Gordon Blair and Utz Roedig
In Proceedings of Embracing Global Computing in Emerging Economies (EGC2015), Almaty, Kazakhstan, February 26-28 2015.
"Web Technologies for Environmental Big Data"
Claudia Vitolo, Yehia Elkhatib, Dominik Reusser, Kit Macleod and Wouter Buytaert
Environmental Modelling & Software, Volume 63, Pages 185-198, January 2015.
"Just browsing? Understanding user journeys in online TV"
Yehia Elkhatib, Rebecca Killick, Mu Mu and Nicholas Race
In Proceedings of ACM Multimedia, Orlando, USA, November 3-7 2014.
"Dataset on Usage of a Live & VoD P2P IPTV Service"DATA ACCESS
Yehia Elkhatib, Mu Mu and Nicholas Race
In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Peer-to-Peer Computing, London, UK, September 8-12 2014.
"Social Connected TV Platform by FIcontent: An Open Toolbox for Creative Developers"
Nathalie Cabel, Yehia Elkhatib, Robert Seeliger, Christoph Ziegler and Michael Eble
In Proceedings of TVX 2014, ACM International Conference on Interactive Experiences for TV and Online Video, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, June 25-27 2014.
"Can SPDY Really Make the Web Faster?"
Yehia Elkhatib, Gareth Tyson and Michael Welzl
In Proceedings of IFIP Networking, Trondheim, Norway, June 2-4 2014.
"The Environmental Virtual Observatory: A user-driven cloud-implementation of environmental models and data for all"
Robert J. Gurney, Gordon Blair, Yehia Elkhatib, Barbara Percy, Alastair Gemmell, Bholanathsingh Surajbali, Lucy Ball, Keith Beven, John Bloomfield, Wouter Buytaert, Gemma Coxon, Luisa Doughty, Bridget Emmett, Jim Freer, Sheila Greene, Phil Haygarth, Penny Johnes, Ellie Mackay, Mark Macklin, Kit Macleod, Adrian McDonald, Nick Odoni, Paul Quinn, Sim M. Reaney, Gwyn Rees, Marc Stutter, Doerthe Tetzlaff, Claudia Vitolo, John W. Watkins, Mark Wilkinson and Bronwen Williams
Oral presentation at Digital Research 2013, Oxford, UK, September 9-11 2013.
"Demystifying Porn 2.0: A look into a major adult video streaming website" (review)
Gareth Tyson, Yehia Elkhatib, Nishanth Sastry and Steve Uhlig
In Proceedings of the ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC 2013), Barcelona, Spain, October 23-25 2013.
"Towards Network-wide QoE Fairness using OpenFlow-assisted Adaptive Video Streaming"
Panagiotis Georgopoulos, Yehia Elkhatib, Matthew Broadbent, Mu Mu and Nicholas Race
In Proceedings of the Workshop on Future Human-Centric Multimedia Networking (FhMN 2013) (an ACM SIGCOMM workshop), Hong Kong, August 16 2013.
"Experiences of Using a Hybrid Cloud to Construct an Environmental Virtual Observatory"
Yehia Elkhatib, Gordon Blair and Bholanathsingh Surajbali
In Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Cloud Data and Platforms (a EuroSys 2013 workshop), Prague, Czech Republic, April 14 2013.
"The Environmental Virtual Observatory (EVO) local exemplar: A cloud based local landscape learning visualisation tool for communicating flood risk to catchment stakeholders"
Mark Wilkinson, Keith Beven, Paul Brewer, Yehia Elkhatib, Alastair Gemmell, Phil Haygarth, Ellie Mackay, Mark Macklin, Keith Marshall, Paul Quinn, Marc Stutter, Nicola Thomas, Claudia Vitolo and the Environmental Virtual Observatory pilot project team
Oral presentation at the European Geosciences General Assembly (EGU), Vienna, Austria, April 7-12 2013.

"Building a Cloud Infrastructure for a Virtual Environmental Observatory"
Yehia Elkhatib, Gordon Blair, Alastair Gemmell and Robert J. Gurney
Poster presented at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, December 3-7 2012.

"Cloud-enabled Web Applications for Environmental Modelling"
Claudia Vitolo, Wouter Buytaert, Yehia Elkhatib, Alastair Gemmell, Sim M. Reaney and Keith Beven
Poster presented at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, December 3-7 2012.
"A Trace-Driven Analysis of Caching in Content-Centric Networks"
Gareth Tyson, Sebastian Kaune, Simon Miles, Yehia Elkhatib, Andreas Mauthe and Adel Taweel
In Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Computer Communication Networks (ICCCN), Munich, Germany, July 30 - August 2 2012.

"EVO: A Virtual Observatory to Bridge Environmental Disciplines Using Cloud Computing"
Yehia Elkhatib, Gordon Blair, Alastair Gemmell, Robert J. Gurney, John W. Watkins and Gwyn Rees
Poster presented at the The Sixth International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology (IC EST2012), Volume 2. George Sorial and Jihua Hong, eds. American Science Press, Houston, Texas, USA, p. 414, 2012. ISBN: 9780976885344.
LaTeX style "Monitoring, Analysing and Predicting Network Performance in Grids"
Yehia Elkhatib
Doctoral Thesis, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK, September 2011.
"A Cloud-based Virtual Observatory for Environmental Science" (extended abstract)
Gordon Blair and Yehia Elkhatib
In Proceedings of the OpenWater Symposium, Delft, The Netherlands, April 19 2011.
"Characterising A Grid Site's Traffic"
Tiejun Ma, Yehia Elkhatib, Michael Mackay and Chris Edwards
In Proceedings of the 19th International ACM Symposium on High Performance Distributed Computing (HPDC'10): The Third International Workshop on Data Intensive Distributed Computing (DIDC'10), Chicago, IL, USA, June 22 2010.
"CompactPSH: An Efficient Transitive TFT Incentive Scheme for Peer-to-Peer Networks"
Thomas Bocek, Yehia Elkhatib, Fabio Victora Hecht, David Hausheer and Burkhard Stiller
In Proceedings of the 34th Annual IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN), Zürich, Switzerland, October 20-23 2009.
"Demonstration of the CompactPSH Incentive Scheme in a Peer-to-Peer Streaming Application"
Thomas Bocek, Yehia Elkhatib, Fabio Victora Hecht, David Hausheer and Burkhard Stiller
Demo paper in Proceedings of the 34th Annual IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN), Zürich, Switzerland, October 20-23 2009.
"Providing Grid Schedulers with Passive Network Measurements"
Yehia Elkhatib, Chris Edwards, Michael Mackay and Gareth Tyson
In Proceedings of the 18th International IEEE Conference on Computer Communications and Networks: Workshop on Grid and P2P Systems and Applications (GridPeer 2009), San Francisco, CA, USA, August 2-6 2009.
"The Measurement and Modeling of a P2P Streaming Video Service"
Peng Gao, Tao Liu, Yanming Chen, Xingyao Wu, Yehia Elkhatib and Chris Edwards
In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Networks for Grid Applications (GridNets 2008), Beijing, China, October 8-10 2008.
"Juno: Reconfigurable Middleware for Heterogeneous Content Networking"
Gareth Tyson, Andreas Mauthe, Thomas Plagemann and Yehia Elkhatib
In Proceedings of the 4th International Week on Management of Networks and Services (Manweek 2008): The 5th International Workshop on Next Generation Networking Middleware (NGNM), Samos Islands, Greece, September 22-26 2008.
"A Survey-based Study of Grid Traffic"
Yehia Elkhatib and Chris Edwards
In Proceedings of the International Conference on Networks for Grid Applications (GridNets 2007), Lyon, France, October 17-19 2007.
"Diversity of Grid Traffic: A Survey-based Study"
Yehia Elkhatib and Chris Edwards
In Proceedings of the 8th EPSRC Annual Postgraduate Symposium on the Convergence of Telecommunications, Networking and Broadcasting (PGNET 2007), Liverpool, UK, June 28-29 2007.

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"Does the Internet deserve everybody?"
Short presentation at the NGN Multi-Service Networks workshop, Cosener's House, Abingdon, UK, July 2-3 2015.
"Building Cloud Applications for Challenged Networks"
Opening keynote at the 1st International Workshop on Embracing Global Computing in Emerging Economies, Kazakh British Technical University, Almaty, Kazakhstan, February 26-28 2015.
"The Environmental Virtual Observatory Cyber Infrastructure"
Invited talk at the Knowledge System for Sustainability (KSS) Partnership, Oak Ridge National Lab, Knoxville, USA, November 29 2012.
"Using the Cloud for Research, Education and Decision Support"
Opening keynote at the 1st International Conference on Information Technology (CITI 2012), University of Colima, Colima, Mexico, September 19-21 2012.
"Assembling the EVOp Infrastructure"
Workshop on Science Applications and Infrastructure in Clouds and Grids, OGF34, Maths Institute, University of Oxford, UK, March 15-16 2012.
"Cloud Computing in Scientific Research"
Cloud@ECOOP, Lancaster University, July 27 2011.
"Constructing an Environmental Virtual Observatory Using the Cloud"
The Networks and Distributed Systems group, The University of Oslo, Norway, June 15 2011.
"Modelling Grid Network Traffic"
InfoLab21, Lancaster University, January 27 2010.
"Network Performance Monitoring in Grids"
InfoLab21, Lancaster University, September 10 2007.

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"Environmental Virtual Observatory Pilot Project"
Bridget Emmett, Gwyn Rees, Lucy Ball, Sheila Greene, Ellie Mackay, Chris Huntingford, Dawn Field, Mesude Bicak, Robert J. Gurney, Adrian Mcdonald, Keith Beven, Gordon Blair, John Bloomfield, Wouter Buytaert, Julie Delve, Yehia Elkhatib, Jim Freer, Alastair Gemmell, Phil Haygarth, Penny Johnes, Mark Macklin, Kit Macleod, Nick Odoni, Barbara Percy, Paul Quinn, Sim Reaney, Marc Stutter, Bholanath Surajbali, Doerthe Tetzlaff, Nicola Thomas, Claudia Vitolo, Mark Wilkinson, and Bronwen Williams.
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, March 2014.
"The Effect of Network and Infrastructural Variables on SPDY's Performance"
Yehia Elkhatib, Gareth Tyson and Michael Welzl
Lancaster Univeristy, SCC-2013-01, July 2013.

"Prototypes: Code and Performance Evaluation Report"
Michael Welzl, Dragana Damjanovic (Eds.), Yehia Elkhatib, Marcelo Pasin, Jin Wu, Yichao Yang, Chen Zhang and Liang Zhang.
University of Oslo, May 2009.

"Survey of Grid Simulators and a Network-level Analysis of Grid Applications"
Yehia Elkhatib, Chris Edwards (Eds.), Dragana Damjanovic, Werner Heiß, Michael Welzl, Burkhard Stiller, Paulo Gonçalves, Patrick Loiseau, Pascale Vicat-Blanc Primet, Lianghang Fan, Jin Wu, Yichao Yang, Yanbo Zhou, Yao Hu, Li Li, Sha Li, Shaohua Liu, Xiaolei Ma, Ming Yang, Liang Zhang, Wang Kun, ZhiYong Liu, Yanming Chen, Tao Liu, Chen Zhang and Lin Zhang.
University of Innsbruck, April 2008.

"Complete GINTONIC Architecture Specification"
Michael Welzl, Werner Heiß, Dragana Damjanovic (Eds.), Marcelo Pasin, Thomas Bocek, David Hausheer, Gregor Schaffrath, Yehia Elkhatib, Linghang Fan, Hasan Hasan, Li Li, Sha Li, Shaohua Liu, Tao Liu, Xiaolei Ma, Cristian Morariu, Peter Racz, Burkhard Stiller, Jin Wu, Xu Zhang, Chen Zhang and Lin Zhang.
University of Innsbruck, November 2007.

"Survey of Transparent and Overlay-based Network Enhancements and Related Work"
Michael Welzl, Dragana Damjanovic (Eds.), Yehia Elkhatib, Marcelo Pasin, Jin Wu, Yichao Yang, Chen Zhang and Liang Zhang.
University of Innsbruck, October 2007.

"Survey of State of the Art"
Werner Heiß, Michael Welzl (Eds.), Thomas Bocek, Dragana Damjanovic, Yehia Elkhatib, Linghang Fan, Hasan Hasan, David Hausheer, Tao Liu, Cristian Morariu, Marcelo Pasin, Pascale Vicat-Blanc Primet, Peter Racz, Gregor Schaffrath, Burkhard Stiller, Jin Wu, Chen Zhang, Lin Zhang, Shaohua Liu, Xiaolei Ma, Li Li, Chongwu Chen, Kun Wang, Wei Li.
University of Innsbruck, May 2007.

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"ns2 Code for Grid Network Simulation"
University of Innsbruck, November 2008.
"Bringing the Grid to Its Full Potential"
Short article on GridToday.com. June 13th 2007.
"WiFi Ad-hoc Message Propagation over GPRS Networks"
M.Sc. thesis. Lancaster University, September 2006.
"Network Processor Architectures"
Online tutorial. February 2006.
"Protocol Processing"
Online tutorial. January 2006.
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