[ISS4E] Talk by Prof. Jon Crowcroft at 2pm on Tuesday, April 29 in DC 1304

S. Keshav keshav at uwaterloo.ca
Fri Apr 25 14:08:58 EDT 2014

I am delighted to announce that Prof. Jon Crowcroft will be speaking at 
a special seminar on Tuesday. He will meet with students in a round 
table discussion in DC 3562 after his talk.


Time: 2pm, Tuesday April 29
Location: DC 1304

Two-Sided Marketing to Incent Internetworking Networks of Things

There is no internet of things yet, just a bag of separate networks of 
silos of disparate services.
This is reminiscent of the days of data communications before the 
Internet, and needs to be fixed.
We take some recent ideas from the latter day internet and see if they 
can help leverage this.


Jon Crowcroft is the Marconi Professor of Communications Systems in the 
Computer Laboratory of the University of Cambridge. He is a Fellow of 
the Royal Society, Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery, a 
Chartered Fellow of the British Computer Society, a Fellow of the 
Institution of Electrical Engineers, a Fellow of the Royal Academy of 
Engineering, as well as a Fellow of the IEEE. He was chair of ACM 
SIGCOMM between 1995 and 1999, and received the SIGCOMM Award in 2009.

Jon has had major contributions to a number of successful start-up 
projects, such as the Raspberry Pi and Xen. He has been a member of the 
Scientific Council of IMDEA Networks since 2007. He is also on advisory 
board of Max Planck Institute for Software Systems .

Jon has written, edited and co-authored a number of books and 
publications which have been adopted internationally in academic 
courses, including TCP/IP & Linux Protocol Implementation: Systems Code 
for the Linux Internet, Internetworking Multimedia, and Open Distributed 

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