Dr Aniket Mahanti

BSc(Hons) (University of New Brunswick), MSc/PhD (University of Calgary)

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Senior Lecturer

Biography

Aniket Mahanti is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in the Department of Computer Science at The University of Auckland. He received his BSc (Honours) in computer science from the University of New Brunswick, Canada in 2004, and his MSc in computer science from the University of Calgary, Canada in 2006.

After working for about 2 years as a research associate in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Calgary, he joined the PhD program there. He completed his PhD in computer science from University of Calgary in summer 2012, and joined the University of Auckland.

 

Research | Current

Aniket's research interests are in the general area of computer networks and performance evaluation with an emphasis on Internet measurements. His current research focuses on improving big data velocity, characterizing mobile traffic, benchmarking mobile broadband performance, and utilizing smart meter energy data for empowering consumers.

Postgraduate supervision

PhD students:

Se-young Yu: Performance evaluation of transfer protocols for big data

 

Areas of expertise

  • Internet traffic measurement
  • Network protocols
  • Web
  • P2P
  • Wireless networks
  • Performance evaluation
  • Cyber security
  • Online Social Networks
  • Big data analytics
  • Web and Internet data mining

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Farrelly, B., Sun, Y., Mahanti, A., & Gong, M. (2017). Video Workload Characteristics of Online Porn: Perspectives from a Major Video Streaming Service. Proceedings - Conference on Local Computer Networks, LCN. 10.1109/LCN.2017.119
  • Mahanti, A., & Halepovic, E. (2017). WNM 2016: Message from the Chairs. Proceedings - Conference on Local Computer Networks, LCN. 10.1109/LCN.2016.008
  • Thomson, W., Mahanti, A., & Gong, M. (2017). Understanding uploader motivations and sharing dynamics in the one-click hosting ecosystem. Proceedings - Conference on Local Computer Networks, LCN, 2017-October, 520-522. Singapore, Singapore: IEEE. 10.1109/LCN.2017.118
  • Yu, S. Y., Mahanti, A., & Gong, M. (2017). Benchmarking ISPs in New Zealand. 2016 IEEE 35th International Performance Computing and Communications Conference, IPCCC 2016 Las Vegas, NV, USA: IEEE. 10.1109/PCCC.2016.7820618
  • Rizothanasis, G., Carlsson, N., & Mahanti, A. (2016). Identifying User Actions from HTTP(S) Traffic. Proceedings - Conference on Local Computer Networks, LCN. 10.1109/LCN.2016.91
  • Kumar, S., Negi, A., Prasad, K., & Mahanti, A. (2016). Evaluation of Network Risk Using Attack Graph Based Security Metrics. Proceedings - 2016 IEEE 14th International Conference on Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing, DASC 2016, 2016 IEEE 14th International Conference on Pervasive Intelligence and Computing, PICom 2016, 2016 IEEE 2nd International Conference on Big Data Intelligence and Computing, DataCom 2016 and 2016 IEEE Cyber Science and Technology Congress, CyberSciTech 2016, DASC-PICom-DataCom-CyberSciTech 2016. 10.1109/DASC-PICom-DataCom-CyberSciTec.2016.30
  • Mehdipour, F., Javadi, B., & Mahanti, A. (2016). FOG-engine: Towards big data analytics in the fog. Proceedings - 2016 IEEE 14th International Conference on Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing, DASC 2016, 2016 IEEE 14th International Conference on Pervasive Intelligence and Computing, PICom 2016, 2016 IEEE 2nd International Conference on Big Data Intelligence and Computing, DataCom 2016 and 2016 IEEE Cyber Science and Technology Congress, CyberSciTech 2016, DASC-PICom-DataCom-CyberSciTech 2016, 640-646. Auckland, New Zealand: IEEE. 10.1109/DASC-PICom-DataCom-CyberSciTec.2016.116
  • Vadursi, M., Ceccarelli, A., Duarte, E. P., & Mahanti, A. (2016). System and network security: Anomaly detection and monitoring. Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 201610.1155/2016/2093790

Contact details

Office hours

Please arrange an appointment to see me. I am located in 303S-591.

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