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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Keywords:  Network Measurement   Cloud Comp.   Grid Comp.   Peer to Peer Systems
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New! "Just browsing? Understanding user journeys in online TV"
Yehia Elkhatib, Rebecca Killick, Mu Mu and Nicholas Race
To appear in Proceedings of ACM Multimedia, Orlando, USA, November 3-7 2014.
New! "Dataset on Usage of a Live & VoD P2P IPTV Service"
Yehia Elkhatib, Mu Mu and Nicholas Race
To appear 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 S. 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 S. 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 S. 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 S. 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.
"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 S. 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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"Using the Cloud for Research, Education and Decision Support"
Invited talk at the 1st International Conference on Information Technology (CITI 2012), University of 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, 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, 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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New! "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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