Publications

(note: undergraduate coauthors are listed in bold)

Refereed journal papers

  1. A. Csizmar Dalal. "User-perceived Quality Assessment of Streaming Media Using Reduced Feature Sets". In ACM Transactions on Internet Technology 11(2), December 2011.
  2. A. Csizmar Dalal. "Digital Storytelling as a Gateway to Computer Science". In Journal of the Research Center for Educational Technology 4(2), Fall 2008. Available online at http://www.rcetj.org
  3. A. Csizmar Dalal and S. Jordan, "Optimal Scheduling in a Queue with Differentiated Impatient Users." In Performance Evaluation 59(1), January 2005, pp. 73-84. (pdf)
  4. A. Csizmar Dalal and S. Jordan. "An Optimal Service Ordering for a World Wide Web Server." Performance Evaluation Review 29(2), September 2001, pp. 8-13. (pdf)

Refereed conference papers

  1. A. Csizmar Dalal, Jackie Chan, and Kirby Mitchell. "A Preliminary Study of the Role of Language in Home Network Troubleshooting."" In Extended Abstracts of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '19). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Pages LBW0272, 6 pages. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3290607.3312856 [PDF] [Poster]
  2. A. Csizmar Dalal. "A Framework for Self-Healing Home Networks." In Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Heterogeneous Networking for Quality, Reliability, Security, and Robustnests (Qshine), Rhodes, Greece, August 2014. (Short paper, pdf)
  3. A. Csizmar Dalal. "Systems Considerations in Real Time Video QoE Assessment". In Proceedings of the IEEE Workshop on Quality of Experience for Multimedia Communications (QoEMC), Anaheim, CA, December 2012.
  4. A. Csizmar Dalal, Andy Bouchard, Sara Cantor, Yiran Guo, Anya Johnson. "Assessing QoE of On-Demand TCP Video Streams in Real Time." In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2012), Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, June 2012.
  5. H. French, J. Lin, T. Phan, A. Csizmar Dalal. "Real Time Video QoE Analysis of RTMP Streams." (Poster). In Proceedings of the 30th IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC), Orlando, FL, November 2011.
  6. A. Csizmar Dalal. "Revisiting a QoE Assessment Architecture Six Years Later: Lessons Learned and Remaining Challenges". (Invited paper) In Proceedings of the Third International Workshop on Advanced Architectures and Algorithms for Internet DElivery and Applications (AAA-IDEA), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, November 2009.
  7. A. Csizmar Dalal, E. Kawaler, S. Tucker. "Towards Real-Time Stream Quality Prediction: Predicting Video Stream Quality from Partial Stream Information". In Proceedings of The Sixth International ICST Conference on Heterogeneous Networking for Quality, Reliability, Security and Robustness (QShine), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, November 2009.
  8. A. Csizmar Dalal and J. Olson. "Feature Selection for Prediction of User-Perceived Streaming Media Quality." In Proceedings of the 2007 International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (SPECTS), San Diego, California, July 2007. (pdf)
  9. A. Csizmar Dalal, D. Musicant, J. Olson, B. McMenamy, S. Benzaid, B. Kazez, E. Bolan. "Predicting User-Perceived Quality Ratings from Streaming Media Data". In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2007), Glasgow, Scotland, June 2007. (pdf)
  10. A. Csizmar Dalal and K. Purrington, "Discerning User-Perceived Media Stream Quality Through Application-Layer Measurements." In Proceedings of the First International Conference on Multimedia Services Access Networks, Orlando, Florida, June 2005. (pdf)
  11. A. Csizmar Dalal and E. Perry. "A New Architecture for Measuring and Assessing Streaming Media Quality." In Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Passive and Active Measurements (PAM 2003), San Diego, CA, April 2003. (pdf).
  12. S. Banerjee, J. Brassil, A. Csizmar Dalal, S. J. Lee, E. Perry, P. Sharma, A. Thomas. "CDNs for Personal Broadcasting and Individualized Reception." In Proceedings of the Seventh International Web Content Caching and Distribution Workshop (WCW2002), Boulder, CO, August 2002. (pdf)
  13. A. Csizmar Dalal and S. Jordan. "Improving User-Perceived Performance at a World Wide Web Server." In Proceedings of Globecom 2001, San Antonio, Texas, November 2001. (pdf)

Refereed magazine articles

  1. J. Davis, J. Albrecht, C. Alvarado, T. Chen, A. Csizmar Dalal, S. Lee. "Computer science faculty careers at liberal arts colleges." In XRDS 21(3), March 2015, pp 13-15.

Other publications

  1. S. Hambrusch, R. Libeskind-Hadas, F. Zhao, D. Rabson, A. Csizmar Dalal, E. Fox, C. Isbell, V. Taylor. "Exploring the baccalaureate origin of domestic PhD. students in computing fields." In Computing Research News 25(1), January 2013.
  2. A. Csizmar Dalal and D. Musicant. "Engaging Students in Research: Building Community in Computer Science." Building Intellectual Community Through Collaboration. C. Rutz and M. Savina, ed. Northfield, Minnesota: College City Publications, 2007, pp. 121-139.

Technical reports and other non-refereed papers

  1. A. Csizmar Dalal, D. Musicant, J. Olson, and E. Bolan. "Mining Streaming Media Data to Predict User-Perceived Quality Rankings." Technical report, 2005.
  2. E. Bolan, A. Csizmar Dalal, D. Musicant, and J. Olson. "Predicting Multimedia Streaming Quality by Mining TCP/IP Data". Technical report, 2005.
  3. S. Banerjee, J. Brassil, A. Csizmar Dalal, S. J. Lee, E. Perry, P. Sharma, A. Thomas. "Multi-stream Media Services." HPL Technical Report HPL-2002-207, July 2002.
  4. A. Csizmar Dalal and E. Perry. "An Architecture for Streaming Media Quality Assessment." HPL Technical Report HPL-2002-142.
  5. A. Csizmar Dalal and E. Perry. "An Architecture for Client-side Streaming Media Quality Assessment." HPL Technical Report HPL-2002-90, April 2002.
  6. A. Csizmar Dalal and E. Perry. "Client-side Quality Assessment of Streaming Media." HPL Technical Report HPL-2002-80, April 2002.
  7. S. Banerjee, J. Brassil, A. Csizmar Dalal, S. J. Lee, E. Perry, P. Sharma, A. Thomas. "Rich Media from the Masses." HPL Technical Report HPL-2002-63R1, March 2002.
  8. A. Csizmar Dalal. "Characterization of User and Server Behavior in Web-based Networks." Ph.D. Dissertation, Northwestern University, December 1999. (pdf)
  9. A. Csizmar. "Technical Specification for the WECp 2.x [and 3.0] Protocol[s]". Technical reports, Gooitech, Inc., June 1998.
  10. A. Csizmar, I. Sidhu, J. Mahler. "Source Characterization of H.323 Multimedia Traffic." Technical report, Advanced Technologies Research Center, Carrier Systems Business Unit, 3Com, February 1998.
  11. A. Csizmar. "Performance of a Cellular Digital Packet Data Network." M.S. Project Report, Northwestern University, December 1997.
  12. A. Csizmar. "CDPD Security Issues." White paper, Ameritech Cellular Services, June 1996.

Presentations and Invited Talks

  1. Balancing the Demands in Academia (Teaching, Research, and Service). (Session, with M. Gini.) Presented at the Computing Research Association Women (CRA-W) Workshop for Assistant Professors and Senior Graduate Students at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, Houston, TX, October 2016.
  2. Diversity and Inclusion Efforts in the Faculty at Liberal Arts Colleges. (Poster) Presented at the ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing, Austin, TX, September 2016.
  3. "A Framework for Self-Healing Home Networks." (Poster, pdf) Presented at the Tenth International Conference on Heterogeneous Networking for Quality, Reliability, Security, and Robustnests (QShine), Rhodes, Greece, August 2014.
  4. "Faculty Careers at Liberal Arts Colleges: Myths and Reality." (Panel presentation) Presented at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, Minneapolis, MN, October 2013.
  5. "Self-Healing Home Networks: Challenges and Opportunities". Presented at the Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science Seminar, Macalester College, September 10, 2013. A shorter version of this talk was also presented at the Carleton College Faculty Retreat on September 10, 2013.
  6. "System Considerations in Real Time Video QoE Assessment." Presented at the IEEE Workshop on Quality of Experience for Multimedia Communications (QoEMC), Anaheim, CA, December 2012. (Slides, pdf)
  7. "Assessing QoE of On-Demand TCP Video Streams in Real Time." (Poster) Presented at ICC 2012, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, June 2012
  8. "Real Time Video QoE Analysis of RTMP Streams." (Poster). Presented at the 30th IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC), Orlando, FL, November 2011.
  9. Building Bridges and Breaking Barriers: Panel on Diversity and Inclusion in Computer Science Education. (Panel presentation) Presented at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, Atlanta, GA, October 2010.
  10. "Revisiting a QoE Assessment Architecture Six Years Later: Lessons Learned and Remaining Challenges". (Invited paper) Presented at the Third International Workshop on Advanced Architectures and Algorithms for Internet Delivery and Applications (AAA-IDEA), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, November 2009.
  11. "Towards Real-Time Stream Quality Prediction: Predicting Video Stream Quality from Partial Stream Information". Presented at the Sixth International ICST Conference on Heterogeneous Networking for Quality, Reliability, Security and Robustness (QShine), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, November 2009.
  12. "Feature Selection for Prediction of User-Perceived Streaming Media Quality." Presented at SPECTS 2007, San Diego, CA, July 2007.
  13. "Predicting User-Perceived Quality Ratings from Streaming Media Data". Presented at ICC 2007, Glasgow, Scotland, June 2007.
  14. "Formal, Informal, Stealth? Mentoring Strategies for Women in Computer Science". Invited talk, Associated Colleges of the Midwest FaCE Project Women in Science Networking Seminar, Coe College, March 2006.
  15. "Life Isn't Fair: Deriving Optimal Scheduling Policies for Computer/Communication Systems." Invited talk, Summer Mathematics Program for Women, Carleton College, July 2005.
  16. "Discerning User-Perceived Media Stream Quality Through Application-Layer Measurements." Presented at MSAN 2005, Orlando, Florida, June 2005.
  17. "A Novel Framework for Measuring and Assessing Streaming Media Quality". Invited talk, Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, St. Olaf College, April 2005. (slides, pdf)
  18. "Streaming Audio and Video over the Internet: Challenges and Pitfalls". Invited talk, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Gustavus Adolphus College, September 2004. Also given as an invited talk at the Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science at St. Olaf College, April 2005. A shorter version of this talk was given at Carleton College in August 2004 to the Summer Science Research Program. (slides, pdf).
  19. "A New Architecture for Measuring and Assessing Streaming Media Quality." (Poster) PAM 2003, La Jolla, CA, April 2003.
  20. "CDNs for Personal Broadcasting and Individualized Reception." Presented at the Seventh International Web Content Caching and Distribution Workshop (WCW 2002), Boulder, CO, August 2002. (slides, pdf)
  21. "An Architecture for Client-side Streaming Media Quality Assessment." Internal presentation, Internet Systems and Storage Lab, HP Labs, April 2002.
  22. "Improving User-perceived Performance at a World Wide Web Server." Presented at Globecom 2001, San Antonio, TX, November 2001.
  23. "An Optimal Service Ordering for a World Wide Web Server." Presented at the Performance and Architecture of Web Servers Workshop (PAWS) 2001, Cambridge, Massachusetts, June 2001. (slides, pdf) An earlier version was presented at the Fifth INFORMS Telecommunications Conference, Boca Raton, FL, March 2000. (slides, html)
  24. "Stategies for Becoming an Effective Engineering Teaching Associate: A Workshop for New Engineering TAs." Presented at orientation for new teaching assistants, Northwestern University, September 1998.

Patents

  1. US Patent 8,464,353, "Method and system for content downloads via an insecure communications channel to devices" (with David Andrew Thomas, Puneet Sharma, Sujata Banerjee, and Sung-Ju Lee), awarded June 11, 2013.
  2. US Patent 7,216,165, "Streaming Media Quality Assessment System" (with Ed Perry), awarded May 8, 2007.

Software products

  1. NCWIT Member Activity and Change Tracker. Worked with a team of software engineers on the project's vision, testing, and deployment.