NEAT featured on CORDIS

The NEAT project was featured in a recent article in CORDIS, the European Commission’s portal for disseminating information on EU-funded research projects, as part of their “Results in Brief” series. You can read the article here.  

Best Presentation Award at IEEE Global Internet Symposium

Kristian Hiorth (UiO) won the Best of Workshop Presentation Award at the 21st IEEE Global Internet Symposium, co-located with IEEE INFOCOM, in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, on April 16, 2018. He presented the paper entitled “ctrlTCP: Reducing Latency through Coupled, Heterogeneous Multi-Flow TCP Congestion Control”, co-authored by NEAT partners UiO and SRL, together with Grenville Armitage … Read more

NEAT paper reprinted in BSD Magazine

In its September 2017 issue, BSD Magazine has reprinted one of NEAT’s papers from the Future of Internet Transport workshop (FIT). “Transparent Flow Mapping for NEAT”, by Felix Weinrank and Michael Tüxen (FHM), describes how multiplexing several application flows is transparently managed by the NEAT library, without additional effort for the application developer. The NEAT … Read more

Best Demo Award at IFIP Networking

A NEAT demo, presented by Zdravko Bozakov (Dell EMC) on behalf of all the authors, won the Best Demo Award at the IFIP Networking conference, in Stockholm (June 12-15, 2017). The demo, titled “A NEAT framework for application-awareness in SDN environments“, is joint work from KaU and EMC illustrating how NEAT can be integrated in … Read more

Seven new papers from NEAT

In the last couple of months, seven papers from the project have been accepted in well-known conferences and workshops. One paper was presented at IFIP Networking, in Stockholm (June 12-15, 2017). It describes our ongoing work on designing and developing a new less-than-best effort transport service that considers application deadlines, to trade aggressiveness for timeliness. … Read more

NEAT paper to appear in IEEE Communications Magazine

A paper co-authored by NEAT participants from six partners has been accepted for publication in IEEE Communications Magazine, one of the journals with the highest impact factor in the field of Networks and Communications. The paper, titled “NEAT: A Platform- and Protocol-Independent Internet Transport API” presents the NEAT System architecture and its benefits, as well as its relation with the TAPS … Read more

New journal paper from NEAT

A paper jointly authored by NEAT participants has just been accepted for publication in IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials. The paper, titled “De-ossifying the Internet Transport Layer: A Survey and Future Perspectives”, provides an in-depth survey of the main reasons for transport-layer ossification, and discusses the potential and limitations of previously proposed solutions. The paper also motivates and presents the requirements of … Read more

NEAT at the Applied Networking Research Workshop

NEAT was at the Applied Networking Research Workshop (ANRW), sponsored by ACM, the IRTF and ISOC. Three papers were presented: On the Cost of Using Happy Eyeballs for Transport Protocol Selection. Start Me Up: Determining and Sharing TCP’s Initial Congestion Window. How to say that you’re special: Can we use bits in the IPv4 header? The … Read more

Three NEAT papers accepted in ANRW 2016

Three papers authored by NEAT participants have been accepted in the Applied Networking Research Workshop (ANRW), sponsored by ACM, the Internet Research Task Force (IRTF) and the Internet Society (ISOC). The workshop will be held in Berlin, on July 16. The first paper studies performance implications of “happy eyeballs” mechanisms for transport-protocol selection, in terms … Read more

First paper from NEAT in IEEE LANMAN

The first research paper produced by NEAT has been accepted for presentation in the 22nd IEEE International Symposium on Local and Metropolitan Area Networks (IEEE LANMAN), to be held in Rome, on June 13–15, 2016. The paper discusses the need for a new transport-layer architecture and its requirements, and sketches the design of the NEAT … Read more