Joseph D. Touch, Ph.D.

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Experience

The Aerospace Corporation (8/2017 – present)

Sr. Distributed Systems Data Architect

Supporting the Info. Systems and Cyber Division of the Engineering Technology Group.

Independent Consultant (3/1992-present)

Consultant

Assessing the technological feasibility of Internet and distributed systems concepts.

USC / Information Sciences Institute (6/1992 – 8/2017)

Postel Center Director (10/2000 – 8/2017)
Previously: Project Leader 10/1995 – 10/2000, Computer Scientist 6/1992 – 10/1995).

Lead teams to develop large-scale proof-of-concept computer networks, distributed systems, and optical computers in software and hardware. Performed original research in the evolution of network and systems architecture. Experienced with Internet protocol standards, network virtualization, high-speed nets, network security, and optical networking.

Š       NSF INSPIRE Optical Turing Machine project to compute on in-transit data

Š       NSF FIND Recursive Internet Architecture (RNA): a future Internet architecture

Š       DARPA DARPA F6 DynaSat: Internet overlays stack for distributed satellite clusters

Š       DARPA POW and OCDMA: optical Internet WAN and LAN architectures.

Š       NSF OptIPuter: high-speed security supporting optical high-performance computing.

Š       NSF NetFS: a file system interface for network configuration.

Š       NSF X-Tend: development of the X-Bone system for academic and research use.

Š       NSA Agile Tunnels (ATP): using floating tunnel links to avoid DDOS attacks.

Š       DARPA ALN: using automated machine learning to tune transport protocols.

Š       DARPA X-Bone and DynaBone: automated deployment and management of IP overlay networks and multilayer overlays to resist denial-of-service attacks.

Š       DARPA Large-Scale Active Middleware: low-latency multicast web system.

Š       DARPA ATOMIC-2: analyzed MD5 (code in Cisco IOS), developed a high-speed host gateway, dynamic routing for exper­imental LANs.

Š       DARPA PC-ATOMIC: a high-speed i486 VL-bus interface for the ATOMIC LAN.

Also participated on optical aggregation as Working Group 2 Co-Lead of the NSF Engineering Research Center for Integrated Access Networks (CIAN), the system architecture of the LA DWP Smart Grid, the room sensor prototype of the Building Level Energy Management System (BLEMS), the redesign of the military Internet (TCA), and the user interface for ISI’s mmcc teleconference tool, ported Bellcore’s Touring Machine.

Research Associate Professor (CS 6/2002-8/2017, EE joint 6/2003-8/2017)
Previously: CS Assistant 2/1994 – 6/2002.

Revised and taught a new “First Principles” approach to EE450 Computer Networks (Spring 2015-Fall 2016). Previously revised and taught CSCI555 Advanced Operating Systems (Springs 1994-1996), CSCI558L Internetworking and Distributed Systems Lab (Summer 2001) and ISI’s Summer Graduate Research Experience Program (SGREP) (1999-2004).

US Air Force (10/2006 – 9/2010) on-loan via Intergovernmental Personel Act (IPA)

Space and Missile Center (SMC) MCTG TSAT Sr. Network Engineer

Advised the Transformational Communications Satellite (TSAT) program, managing network issues for two concurrent $500M risk-reduction efforts coordinated with ground/network architecture and terminal groups. Served as a subject expert on Internet and optical networking.

SMC MCTG Advanced Concepts Group (ACG) Network Chief     

Advised the ACG on future satellite network architectures and Internet issues.

Education

University of Pennsylvania

Ph.D., 5/1992, Computer and Information Science,
Advisor: David J Farber, Dissertation Title:
Mirage: A Model for Latency in Communication. Supported by DARPA’s Info. Science and Tech­. Office, contract NAG-2-639 entitled “Mirage” and AT&T Grad. Research Fellowship #111349.

Cornell University

M.S., 8/1987, Computer Science, Advisor: Ken Birman.

University of Scranton

B.S., 8/1985, Summa cum Laude with Honors, Biophysics and Computer Science, Presidential I (full-tuition, 4-year) Scholarship, Award for Excellence in Computer Science.

Honor societies: Alpha Sigma Nu (general, Jesuit; secretary), Sigma Pi Sigma (physics), Upsilon Pi Epsilon (CS; chapter founder), Sigma Xi (sci. research, Assoc. 1984, Full 1993).

Memberships

ACM (student 1983, member 1992, senior 2010, distinguished scientist 2010), Sig­comm.

IEEE (student 1983, member 1992, senior 2002) Comm. Society, Computer Society.

OSA (member 2013, senior 2014).


Honors:

ACM Distinguished Scientist (2010), Senior Member (2010).

DARPA Fault Tolerant Networking Award for Excellence in Academic Research (2003).

IEEE Senior Member (2002), ComSoc Distinguished Lecturer (2013-2014),
Tech. Committee on Computer Communications (TCCC) Outstanding Service Award (2013), Internet Tech. Committee (ITC) Outstanding Service Award (2016).

OSA Senior Member (2014), Traveling Lecturer (2016-present).

PTI Tech. Achievement Winner (with Santa Monica’s Public Electronic Network) (1996).

USAF TSAT Space Segment Civilian of the Quarter (1Q2007), Civilian of the Year (2007).

Funding

PI                           DARPA      PC-ATOMIC       1994-1995 (1 year, $340K)

PI                           DARPA      ATOMIC-2          1994-1997 (4 years, $2.1M)

Co-author, PI        DARPA      LSAM                   1995-1998 (3 years, $3M)

Author, PI              DARPA      X-Bone                1998-2001 (3 years, $2.5M)

Author, PI              DARPA      DynaBone           2001-2004 (3 years, $2M)

Author, PI              NSF           NetFS                  2001-2006 (4.5 years, $480K)

Author, PI              NSF           X-Tend                 2002-2006 (3.5 years, $500K)

Co-author, co-PI   DARPA      ALN                      2005-2006 (1 year, $400K)

Author, PI              NSA          Agile Tunnels       2005-2006 (1 year, $75K)

Author, PI              NSF           RNA                     2006-2012 (6 years, $350K)

Author, PI              USAF        PROS                  2006-2010 (4 years, $1.4M)

Co-author, Co-PI  NSF ERC  CIAN                    2008-2015 (7 years, $600K)

Author, PI              NSF           RNA-Suppl          2010-2012 (2 yrs, $80K)

Author, PI              DARPA      DynaSat              2011 (0.5 yrs, $850K)

Author, PI              NSF           INSPIRE-OTM    2013-2017 (3.5 years, $750K)

Co-author, Co-PI  NSF           HUMAN REU       2017-2020 (3 years, $360K)

Research Areas

Virtual and overlay networks (incl. multilayer overlays, application deployment)

Optical network interfaces, switching architectures, computation, and devices

High performance / zero configuration network security protocols

Automated Internet configuration and deployment

High-speed protocols and networks and network architecture

Empirical protocol, algorithm, and system performance (esp. TCP performance)

Web cache design and performance (incl. multicast web caches)

Latency reduction (reducing various sources of time delay and the use of anticipation)

Professional Activities

Society/Organization Officer:

ACM Sigcomm: Secretary/Treasurer (2002-2003), Conference Coordinator (2003-2007),
Conference Coordinator Emeritus (2007-2011)

IANA Port Expert Review Team leader (2008-present)

IEEE Comunications Society: TC on Gigabit Networking (TCGN) (chair 1999-2001, vice-chair 1996-1999), Internet TC (co-chair 2000-2004), TC on Computer Communications (TCCC) (chair 2008-2012), Director of Conference Operations (2012-2013)

IETF Area Review Triage (ART)/Directorate member: Transport (2008-present), SmartPower (2011-2014)

IRSG member (2010-2012)

IRTF Virtual Networks Research Group (co-creator, chair 2010-2012)

OSA TC on Nonlinear Optics (chair 2017, vice-chair 2016-2017, tech event chair 2015-2016)

Sigma Xi membership reviewer (2015-present)

Editorial Board member:

Elsevier’s Journal of Computer and Systems Sciences 2007-2015

Elsevier’s Computer Networks (and ISDN Systems, formerly) 1999-2006

IEEE Network 1997-2012

Conference Steering Committees:

ACM Sigcomm Conext ReArch Steering Committee 2008-2010

AsiaFI Board 2015-present

Global Future Internet Summit 2011-present

IARIA Int’l Conf. on Internet Surveillance & Protection (ICISP) Advisory Committee 2006

IEEE FutureNet Steering Committee 2011-2012

IEEE Infocom Standing Committee 2005-2012

IEEE Global Internet Steering Committee 2000-2012 (Chair)

IEEE Workshop on Internet Applications Steering Committee 1999-2005

Conference Leadership:

ACM Sigcomm (Publicity Chair 2000, Finance Chair 2001, Registration/Finance Chair 2012)

ACM Sigcomm CoNext ReArch Workshop (Chair 2008)

AsiaFI Conference on Future Internet (CFI) (Tech. Co-Chair 2011, Co-Chair 2012)

DOE Network 2025 Challenges (organizing committeee, 2016)

IEEE Computer Communications Workshop (Finance Chair 2009, Chair 2010)

IEEE Global Internet Workshop (Chair 2005)

IEEE High-Speed (fmr. Gigabit) Netw. Workshop (CoChair 1997, 1999; Chair 1998)

IEEE ICCCN Network Arch. and Protocols (Chair 2009)

IEEE Infocom (Internet Co-chair 1999, TPC Chair 2006)

IEEE ICC FutureNet IV (Chair 2011)

IFIP Protocols for High-Speed Networks (Co-chair 1999)

Optical Internet Workshop (Chair 1997)

SPIE Opticomm (Vice General Chair 2001)

Conference Conference/Workshop Technical Program Committees:         

ACM Sigcomm Asia Workshop 2005

ACM Sigcomm 2001

ACM Dynamic Interconnection of Networks Workshop (at Mobicom) 2005

Asia Internet Engineering Conference (AINTEC) 2012, 2018

Conference on Comm. Systems and Networks (COMSNETS) 2012

ENext CoNext Workshop 2006-2007

IARIA Int’l Conf. on Internet Surveillance & Protection (ICISP) 2006

IEEE Conference on High Speed Networks 1999, 2000

IEEE Conference on Networks for Grid Applications (GridNets) 2007

IEEE Global Internet Workshop 1996-1999, 2001-2006, 2008-2012

IEEE High-Speed (fmr. Gigabit) Netw. Workshop 1996-2012

IEEE ICC (was Globecom) FutureNet Workshop 2009-2012

IEEE ICCCN Future Internet Arch. and Protocols 2008

IEEE Infocom 1994-2003, 2005-2014

IEEE Infocom Works in Progress 2010

IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP) 2002-2003, 2005-2006

IEEE Openarch 2002-2003

IEEE Network Storage Symposium 1999

IEEE Symposium on Internet Services and Enabling Technologies (ISET) 2006

IEEE Workshop on Computer Communications 1997

IEEE Workshop on Internet Applications 1999-2001

IEEE Workshop on Long-Delay Broadband Networks 1997

IFIP Networking 2016

IFIP Protocols for High-Speed Networks 1994-2002

IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management (IM) 2019

IRTF Applied Network Research Prize (ANRP) Committee 2013-present

OSA Photonics in Switching 2012-2014

Physics of Computation Workshop 1994

Protocols for Future, Large-Scale and Diverse Network Transports (PFLDNeT) 2009-2010

Internal Activities

Advisor to USC Joint Educational Project (JEP) on Internet/computer literacy (2014-2015)

USC Ambassador (2005-2017)

USC Faculty Senate Research Committee (2015-2016) and International Collaborations.

USC Faculty Senate Committee on Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Affairs (2011-13, 2014-15)

USC Viterbi Engineering Faculty Council NTT Participation Committee (2013-14)


Publications
[G/general, I/Internet, O/optical, P/performance, Q/quantum, S/security, V/virtualization]

Patents

Received:

O       J. Touch, J. Bannister, S. Suryaputra, “Packet Switch with Separate Look Ahead, Computation, and Shift Phases,” U.S. Patent  #8,306,047, Univ. of Southern California, July 2010 (granted Nov. 2012).

I         J. Touch, Y. Wang, L. Eggert, “Routable Network Subnet Relocation System and Methods,” U.S. Patent #7,653,746, University of Southern California, Aug. 2002 (granted Jan. 26, 2010).

O       P. V. Kumar, R. Omrani, J. Touch, A. E. Willner, P. Saghari, “Code cycle modulation in optical code division multiple access systems,” U.S. Patent #7,616,618, Univ. of Southern California, Nov. 2005 (granted Nov. 10, 2009).

O       J. Bannister, J. Touch, P. Kamath, A. Patel, J. McGeehan, A. E. Willner, “A Method to Forward Internet Packets Without Conversion from an Optical to an Electronic Format,” U.S. Patent #7,369,766, University of Southern California, Sept. 2001 (granted May 6, 2008).

P        J. Touch, D. Farber, “Memory-side driven anticipatory instruction transfer interface with processor-side instruction selection,” U.S. Patent #5,353,419, Univ. of Penn., Sept. 1991 (granted Oct. 4, 1994).

Pending:

I         J. Touch, Y. Wang, L. Eggert, “Cooperative Network Boundary Traversal,” U.S. Patent Disclosure, University of Southern California, Dec. 2003.

Books/Special Issues/Published Tutorials

O       J. Touch, A.-H. Badawy, V. Sorger, “Optical Computing,” Special issue, Nanophotonics V6, N3, May, 2017, pp. 503-505.

G       J. Touch, “Understanding Latency - a Root Cost and Mitigation Approach,” Tutorial at IEEE Globecom 2014, IEEE CCNC 2016, ACM Sigcomm 2017.

GVI    J. Touch, “A First-Principles Approach to Computer Networking,” Tutorial at IEEE CCNC 2017, IEEE CCNC 2018.

I         J. Quittek, J. Touch, “Recent Advances in IETF Standards,” Special Issue, IEEE Network, V49 N4, Apr. 2011, pp. 76-77.

O       J. Touch, “Components developed for all-optical Internet router,” SPIE Newsroom article (PDF also available), Sept. 24, 2008.

G       A. Azcorra, J. Touch, Z. Zhang, “Selected Papers on Wireless and Mobility from IEEE INFOCOM,” IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, V6, N6, June 2007, pp. 577-578.

P        K. Kobayashi, P. Vicat-Blanc, J. Touch, Guest Editors, Special Issue on the Protocols for Fast, Long-Distance Networks, Computer Networks,V51 I7, May 2007, pp. 1745-1747.

V        J. Touch, “Virtual and Overlay Networks,” Tutorial available at IEEE Tutorials Now, 2005, also presented at IEEE ICNP 2004 and IEEE Infocom 2005.

V        J. Touch, “Overlay Networks,” Chapter in Practical Handbook of Internet Computing, ed. M. P. Singh, CRC Press, Sept. 2004, ISBN 1-58488-381-2.

G       M. Hofman, R. Kravets, J. Touch, Guest Editors, Special Issue on the Global Internet, Computer Networks,V45 I1, May 2004, pp. 1-3.

G       J. Touch, J. Postel, “Network Infrastructure,” Chapter in The Grid 2: Blueprint for a New Computing Infrastructure, ed. I. Foster, C. Kesselman, Morgan Kaufmann/Elsevier, Nov. 2003, ISBN 1-55860-933-4.

V        J. Touch, Guest Editor, Special Issue on Overlay Networks, Computer Networks, V36 I2-3, July 2001, pp. 115-116.

O       J. Bannister, J. Senior, J. Touch (eds.), OptiComm 2001: Optical Networking and Communications, Proceedings of the SPIE, V4599, August 2001.

P        J. Sterbenz, J. Touch, High Speed Networking: A Systematic Approach to High-Bandwidth Low-Latency Communication, Wiley, May 2001.

P        J. Touch, J. Sterbenz (eds.), Protocols for High Speed Networks VI, Kluwer, August 1999.

G       J. Postel, J. Touch, “Network Infrastructure,” chapter in Computational Grids: The Future of High-Performance Dis­tributed Computing, ed. I. Foster and C. Kesselman, Morgan Kaufmann, Aug. 1998, ISBN 1-55860-475-8.

P        J. Touch, Mirage: A Model for Latency in Communication, Ph.D. Dissertation, Univ. of Pennsylvania, Dept. of Computer and Information Science (CIS) Tech. Report MS-CIS-92-42, DSL-11, Jan. 1992.

Refereed Journals

O       Y. Cao, H. Song, Y. Akasaka, P. Liao, A. Almaiman, F. Alishahi, A. Fallahpour, C. Bao, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, T. Ikeuchi, D. Starodubov, J. Touch, M. Tur, A. E. Willner, “Raman-assisted phase sensitive amplifier using fiber Bragg grating based tunable phase shifter,” Optics Letters, V24 N16, Aug 2018, pp. 3949-3952.

O       A. Almaiman, Y. Cao, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, M. Ziyadi, P. Liao, C. Bao, F. Alishahi, A. Fallahpour, B. Shamee, Y. Akasaka, T. Ikeuchi, S. Wilkinson, J. Touch, M. Tur, A. E. Willner, “Phase-sensitive QPSK channel phase quantization by amplifying the fourth-harmonic idler using counter-propagating Brillouin amplification,” Optics Communications, V423 Sept. 2018, pp. 48-52.

O       Y. Cao, A. Almaiman, M. Ziyadi, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, C. Bao, P. Liao, F. Alishahi, A. Fallahpour, Y. Akasaka, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, J. Touch, M. Tur, A. E. Willner, “Reconfigurable Channel Slicing and Stitching for an Optical Signal to Enable Fragmented Bandwidth Allocation Using Nonlinear Wave Mixing and an Optical Frequency Comb,” IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, (invited paper), V36 N2, Jan. 2018, pp. 440-446.

O       Y. Cao, M. Ziyadi, A. Almaiman, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, P. Liao, C. Bao, F. Alishahi, A. Fallahpour, B. Shamee, A. J. Willner, Y. Akasaka, T. Ikeuchi, S. Wilkinson, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, J. Touch, M. Tur, A. E. Willner, “Pilot-tone based self-homodyne detection using optical nonlinear wave mixing,” Optics Letters, V42 N9, May 2017, pp. 1840-1843.

O       J. Touch, Y. Cao, M. Ziyadi, A. Almaiman, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, A.E. Willner, “Digital optical processing of optical communications: Towards an Optical Turing Machine,” Nanophotonics, Spec. issue on Optical Computation, V6, N3, May, 2017, pp. 507-530.

OI      J. Touch, J. Bannister, S. Suryaputra, A. E. Willner, “A Design for an Internet Router with a Digital Optical Data Plane,” Applied Sciences, Spec. Issue on Optical Modulators and Switches, V7 N2, 143, Feb. 2017, pp. 1-19, doi:10.3390/app7020143.

O       A. Almaiman, Y. Cao, M. Ziyadi, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, P. Liao, C. Bao, F. Alishahi, B. Shamee, A. Fallahpour, B. Shamee, N. Ahmed, A.J. Willner, Y. Akasaka, T. Ikeuchi, S. Takasaka, R. Sugizaki, S. Wilkinson, J. Touch, M. Tur, A.E. Willner, “Experimental Demonstration of Phase-Sensitive Regeneration of a BPSK Channel without Phase-Locked Loop using Brillouin Amplification,” Optics Letters, V41 N23, Dec. 2016, pp. 5434-5437.

O       A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, M. Ziyadi, A. Almaiman, Y. Cao, F. Alishahi, M.-R. Chitgarha, A. Fallahpour, C. Bao, P. Liao, B. Shamee, Y. Akasaka, J.-Y. Yang, M. Sekiya, J. Touch, M. Tur, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, A. E. Willner, “Simultaneous all-optical phase noise mitigation and automatically locked homodyne reception of an incoming QPSK data signal,” Optics Letters, V41 N20, Oct. 2016, pp. 4779-4782.

O       Y. Cao, M. Ziyadi, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, A. Almaiman, P. Liao, C. Bao, F. Alishahi, A. Fallahpour, B. Shamee, J.-Y. Yang, Y. Akasaka, M. Sekiya, M. Tur, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, J. Touch, A. E. Willner, “Reconfigurable Optical Inter-Channel Interference Mitigation for Spectrally Overlapped QPSK Signals using Nonlinear Wave Mixing in Cascaded PPLN Waveguides,” Optics Letters, V41 N14, July 2016, pp. 3233-3266.

O       A. Almaiman, M. Ziyadi, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, Y. Cao, M.-R. Chitgarha, P. Liao, C. Bao, B. Shamee, N. Ahmed, F. Alishahi, A. Fallahpour, Y. Akasaka, J.-Y. Yang, M. Sekiya, J. Touch, M. Tur, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, A. E. Willner, “Experimantal demonstration of tunable homodyne detection of WDM and dual-polarization PSK channels by automatically locking the channels to a local pump laser using nonlinear mixing,” Optics Letters,  V41 N12, June 2016, pp. 2680-2683.

O       Y. Cao, M. Ziyadi, Y. Akasaka, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei , J.-Y. Yang, A. Almaiman, P. Liao, S. Takasaka. R. Sugizaki, J. Touch. M. Sekiya, M. Tur, A. E. Willner, “All optical signal level swapping and multi-level amplitude noise mitigation using different regions of optical parametric gain,” Optics Letters, V41 N4, February 2016, pp. 677-680.

O       M. Ziyadi, M.-R. Chitgarha, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, Y. Cao, S. Khaleghi, A. Almaiman, J. Touch, L. Paraschis, M. Tur, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, A. E. Willner, “Optical Channel Deaggregation of Quadrature-phase-shift-keying and Eight-phase-shift-keying Data Using Using Mapping onto Constellation Axes,” Optics Letters, V40 N21, November 2015, pp. 4899-4902.

O       M. Ziyadi, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, M.-R. Chitgarha, S. Khaleghi, A. Almaiman, Y. Cao, A. Abouzaid, M. Tur, L. Paraschis, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, J. Touch, A. E. Willner, “Tunable RF Photonics Filter using a Comb-based Optical Tapped-Delay-Line with an Optical Nonlinear Multiplexer,” Optics Letters, V40 N14, July 2015, pp. 3284-3287.

O       A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, M. Ziyadi, M.-R. Chitgarha, A. Almaiman, Y. Cao, J.-Y. Yang, Y. Akasaka, M. Sekiya, J. Touch, M. Tur, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, A. E. Willner, “Phase noise mitigation of QPSK signal utilizing phase-locked multiplexing of signal harmonics and amplitude saturation,” Optics Letters, V40 N14, July 2015, pp. 3328-3331.

O       A. Almaiman, M.-R. Chitgarha, W. Daab, M. Ziyadi, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, S. Khaleghi, M. Willner, V. Vusirikala, X. Zhao, D. Kilper, L. Paraschis, A. Ahsan, M. Wang, K. Bergman, M. Tur, J. Touch, A. E. Willner, “Experimental demonstration of robustness and accuracy of a DLI-based OSNR monitor under changes in the transmitter and link for different modulation formats and baud rates,” Optics Letters, V40 N9, May 2015, pp. 2012-2015.

O       M.-R. Chitgarha, Y. Cao, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, M. Ziyadi, S. Khaleghi, A. Almaiman, J. Touch, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, A. E. Willner, “Tunable Homodyne Detection of an Incoming QPSK Data Signal using Two Fixed Pump Lasers,” IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, (invited paper), Apr. 2015, pp. 1344-1350.

O       M.-R. Chitgarha, S. Khaleghi, M. Ziyadi, A. Almaiman, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, O. Gerstel, L. Paraschis, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, J. Touch, A. E. Willner, “Demonstration of tunable optical generation of higher-order modulation formats using nonlinearities and coherent frequency comb,” Optics Letters, V39 N16, August 2014, pp. 4915-4918.

O       M.-R. Chitgarha, S. Khaleghi, W. Daab, M. Ziyadi, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, D. Rogawski, M. Tur, J. Touch, V. Vusirikala, W. Zhao, A. E. Willner, “Demonstration of in-service WDM OSNR performance monitoring and operating guidelines for coherent data channels with different modulation formats and various baud rates,” Optics Letters, V39 N6, March 2014, pp. 1605-1608.

O       M.-R. Chitgarha, S. Khaleghi, M. Ziyadi, W. Daab, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, D. Rogawski, J. Touch, M. Tur, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, A. E. Willner, “Demonstration of all-optical phase noise suppression scheme using optical nonlinearity and conversion/dispersion delay,” Optics Letters, V39 N10, May 2014, pp. 2928-2931.

O       M. Ziyadi, M.-R. Chitgarha, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, S. Khaleghi, A. Almaiman, M. Willner, J. Touch, Y. Akasaka, J.-Y. Yang, M. Sekiya, M. Tur, L. Paraschis, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, A. E. Willner “Optical Nyquist Signal Channel Generation using a Comb-based Tunable Optical Tapped-Delay-Line,” Optics Letters, V39 N23, Dec. 2014, pp. 6585–6588.

O       M.-R. Chitgarha, M. Ziyadi, S. Khaleghi, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, A. Almaiman, J. Touch, M. Tur, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, A. E. Willner, “Reconfigurable 2-D optical tapped-delay-line to perform correlation on images,” Optics Letters, V39 N23, Dec. 2014, pp. 6573–6576.

O       M. Ziyadi, M.-R. Chitgarha, S. Khaleghi, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, A. Almaiman, J. Touch, M. Tur, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, A. E. Willner, “Tunable Optical Correlator using an Optical Frequency Comb and a Nonlinear Multiplexer,” Optics Express, V22, N1, Jan. 2014, pp. 84-89.

O       S. Khaleghi, M.-R. Chitgarha, M. Ziyadi, W. Daab, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, D. Rogawski, J. Touch, M. Tur, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, A. E. Willner, “Simultaneous and independent processing of multiple input WDM data signals using a tunable optical tapped-delay-line,” Optics Letters, V28, N21, Nov. 2013, pp. 4273-4276.

QV    R. Van Meter, J. Touch, “Designing Quantum Repeater Networks,” IEEE Computer Communications, V51, N8, Aug. 2013, pp. 64-71.

V        J. Touch, I. Baldine, R. Dutta., G. Finn, B. Ford, S. Jordan, D. Massey, A. Matta., C. Papadopoulos, P. Reiher, G. Rouskas, “A Dynamic Recursive Unified Internet Design (DRUID)”. Computer Networks, V55 N4, Mar. 2011, pp. 919–935. A local copy is available here.

QV    R. Van Meter, J. Touch, C. Horsman, “Recursive Quantum Repeater Networks,” Progress in Informatics, N8, Mar. 2011, pp 65-79.

O       P. Saghari, P. Kamath, V. Arbab, M. Haghi, A. E. Willner, J. Bannister, J. Touch, “Experimental Demonstration of Interference Avoidance Protocol (Transmission Scheduling) for O-CDMA Networks,” Optics Express, V15 N25, Dec. 2007, pp. 16442-16447.

V        N. Fujita, J. Touch, V. Pingali, Y. Wang, “A Dynamic Topology and Routing Management Strategy for Virtual IP Networks,” IEICE Trans. on Communications, VE89-B, N9, Sept. 2006, pp. 2375-2384.

O       K. Merchant, J. McGeehan, A. E. Willner, S. Ovadia, P. Kamath, J. Touch, J., Bannister, “Analysis of an Optical Burst Switching Router with Tunable Multiwavelength Recirculating Buffers,” IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, V23, N10, Oct. 2005, pp. 3302-3312.

O       M. Hauer, J. McGeehan, S. Kumar, J, Touch, J. Bannister, E. Lyons, C. Lin, A. Lau, H. Lee, D. Starodubov, & A. E. Willner, “Optically-Assisted Internet Routing Using Arrays of Novel Dynamically Reconfigurable FBG-Based Correlators,IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, Special Issue on Optical Networks, V21 N11, Dec. 2003, pp. 2765-2778.

O       J. McGeehan, S. Kumar, D. Gurkan, S. M. Nezam, J. Bannister, J. Touch, & A. E. Willner “All-Optical Decrementing of a Packet’s Time-To-Live (TTL) Field and Subsequent Dropping of a Zero-TTL Packet,IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, Special Issue on Optical Networks, V21 N11, Dec. 2003, pp. 2746-2752.

G       J. Touch, “Those Pesky NATs,” IEEE Internet Computing, July/Aug. 2002, pp. 96. Original version in PDF; a cached copy of the extended online version is available in HTML or PDF.

V        J. Touch, “Dynamic Internet Overlay Deployment and Management Using the X-Bone,” Computer Networks, July 2001, pp. 117-135. A previous version appeared in Proc. ICNP 2000, pp. 59-68.

O       J. Bannister, J. Touch, A. E. Willner, S. Suryaputra, “How Many Wavelengths Do We Really Need? A Study of the Performance Limits of Packets over WavelengthsOptical Networks, April 2000, pp. 17-28.

I         L. Eggert, J. Heidemann, J. Touch, “Effects of Ensemble TCP,” ACM Computer Communications Review (CCR), Jan. 2000, pp. 15-29.

G       J. Touch, A. S. Hughes, “The LSAM Proxy Cache - a Multicast Distributed Virtual Cache,” Computer Net­works and ISDN Systems, V30 N22-23, Nov. 25, 1998, pp. 2245-2252.

P        S. Walton, A. Hutton, J. Touch, “High-Speed Data Paths in Host-Based Routers,” IEEE Computer, Nov. 1998, pp. 46-52.

P        J. Heidemann, K. Obraczka, J. Touch, “Modeling the Performance of HTTP Over Several Transport Protocols,” IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, V5, N5, Oct. 1997, pp.616-630.

P        J. Sterbenz, H. Schulzrinne, J. Touch, “Report and Discussion on the IEEE ComSoc TCGN Gigabit Networking Workshop 1995,” IEEE Network, July 1995, pp.9-21.

P        J. Touch, “Defining ‘High Speed’ Protocols: Five Challenges & an Example That Survives the Challenges,” in IEEE Journal on Selected Areas of Communications (JSAC), Spec. Issue on Applications Enabling Gigabit Networks, Vol. 13, No. 5, June 1995, pp. 828-835. Available as ISI RS-95-408.

P        J. Touch, “Telecomunications Issues of Intelligent Database Management for Ground Processing Systems in the EOS Era,” Telematics and Informatics, Vol 11 No. 4, Oct. 1994, pp. 319-332. Available is ISI RS-95-404.

P        J. Touch, D. Farber, “Reducing Latency in Communication ,” Letter to the editor, IEEE Communications, Vol. 31, No. 2, Feb. 1993, pp. 8-9.

Internet “Request for Comments” (RFCs):

I         J. Touch, “Recommendations for Transport Port Uses,” RFC 7605 / BCP165, July 2015.

I         R. Bonica, C. Pignataro, J. Touch, “A Widely-Deployed Solution To The Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE) Fragmentation Problem,” RFC 7588, May 2015.

I         J. Touch, “Shared Use of Experimental TCP Options,” Proposed Standard, RFC 6994, Aug. 2013.

IS      J. Touch, “A TCP Authentication Option Extension for NAT Traversal,” RFC 6978, Jul. 2013.

IS      M. Boucadair, J. Touch, P. Levis, R. Penno, “Analysis of Solution Candidates to Reveal a Host Identifier (HOST_ID) in Shared Address Deployments,” RFC 6967, Jun. 2013.

I         J. Touch, “Updated Specification of the IPv4 ID Field,”, Proposed Standard, RFC 6864, Feb. 2013.

I         M. Cotton, L. Eggert, J. Touch, M. Westerlund, S. Cheshire “Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) Procedures for the Management of the Transport Protocol Port Number and Service Name Registry,” RFC 6335 / BCP 165, Aug. 2011.

IS      J. Touch, A. Mankin, R. Bonica, “A TCP Authentication Option,” Proposed Standard, RFC 5925, Jun. 2010.

I         J. Touch, “Version 2.0 Microsoft Word Template for Creating Internet Drafts and RFCs,” RFC 5385, Feb. 2010.

IV       J. Touch, R. Perlman, “Transparently Interconnecting Lots of Links (TRILL): Problem and Applicability Statement,” RFC 5556, May 2009.

IS      J. Touch, D. Black, Y. Wang, “Problem and Applicability Statement for Better Than Nothing Security (BTNS),” RFC 5387, Nov. 2008.

IS      J. Touch, “Defending TCP Against Spoofing Attacks,” RFC 4953, July 2007.

ISV    J. Touch, L. Eggert, Y. Wang, “Use of IPsec Transport Mode for Dynamic Routing,” RFC 3884, Sept. 2004.

I         P.Karn, (ed.), C. Bormann, G.Fairhurst, D. Grossman, R. Ludwig, J. Mahdavi, G. Montenegro, J. Touch, L. Wood, “Advice for Internet Subnetwork Designers,” RFC 3819 / BCP 89, July 2004.

I         M. Allman (ed.), S. Dawkins, D. Glover, J. Griner, T. Henderson, J. Heidemann, J. Touch, H. Kruse, S. Ostermann, K. Scott, J. Semke, “Ongoing TCP Research Related to Satellites,” RFC 2760, Feb. 2000.

IP       J. Touch, “TCP Control Block Interdependence,” RFC 2140, April 1997.

IP       J. Touch, B. Parham, “Implementing the Internet Checksum in Hardware,” RFC 1936, April 1996.

IPS    J. Touch, “Report on MD5 Performance,” RFC 1810, June 1995.

Refereed Conferences:

O       A. Fallahpour, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, A. Almaiman, Y. Cao, F. Alishahi, C. Bao, P. Liao, B. Shamee, M. Ziyadi, D. Starodubov, M. Tur, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, J. Touch, A. E. Willner, “Demonstration of 30Gbit/s QPSK-to-PAM4 Data-Format and Wavelength Conversion to Enable All-Optical Gateway from Long-haul to Datacenter,” OFC 2018.

O       A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, F. Alishahi, A. Fallahpour, Y. Cao, A. Almaiman, C. Bao, P. Liao, B. Shamee, J. Touch, M. Tur, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, A. E. Willner, “Optical Mitigation of Inter-Channel Crosstalk for Multiple Spectrally Overlapped 40-Gbit/s QPSK WDM Channels using Nonlinear Wave Mixing,” OFC 2018.

O       Y. Cao, H. Song, Y. Akasaka, A. Almaiman, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, C. Bao, P. Liao, F. Alishahi, A. Fallahpour, T. Ikeuchi, D. Starodubov, J. Touch, A.E. Willner, “Experimental Investigation on the Effect of Central Wavelength Tuning of FBG-Based Phase Shifter for Raman-Assisted Phase Sensitive Amplifier,” ECOC 2017.

O       A. Fallahpour, M. Ziyadi, A. Kordts, C. Bao, P. Liao, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, M. Karpov, M. Pfeiffer, Y. Cao, A. Almaiman, F. Alishahi, B. Shamee, L. Paraschis, M. Tur, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, J. Touch, T. Kippenberg, A. E. Willner, “Experimental Generation of a 64-QAM by Optically Aggregating Three Independent QPSK Channels using Nonlinear Wave Mixing of Multiple Kerr Comb Lines,” CLEO 2017.

O       A. Fallahpour, M. Ziyadi, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, Y. Cao, A. Almaiman, F. Alishahi, C. Bao, P. Liao, B. Shamee, L. Paraschis, M. Tur, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, J. Touch, A. E. Willner, “Experimental Demonstration of Tunable Optical De-aggregation of Each of Multiple Wavelength 16-QAM Channels into Two 4-PAM Channels,” OFC 2017.

O       A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, “Demonstration of Tunable Mitigation of Interchannel Interference of Spectrally Overlapped 16-QAM/QPSK Data Channels using Wave Mixing of Delayed Copies,” OFC 2107.

O       Y. Cao, A. Almaiman, Y. Akasaka, F. Alishahi, M. Ziyadi, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, C. Bao, P. Liao, A. Fallahpour, B. Shamee, T. Ikeuchi, S. Takasaka, R. Sugizaki, J. Touch, M. Tur, A. E. Willner, “Experimental Demonstration of Raman-Assisted Phase Sensitive Amplifier with Reduced ASE Noise Level and More than 25dB Net Gain,” OFC 2017.

O       Y. Cao, A. Almaiman, M. Ziyadi, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, C. Bao, P. Liao, F. Alishahi, A. Fallahpour, Y. Akasaka, T. Ikeuchi, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, J. Touch, M. Tur, A. E. Willner, “Experimental Demonstration of Tunable Optical Channel Slicing and Stitching to Enable Dynamic Bandwidth Allocation,” OFC 2017.

O       A. Almaiman, Y. Cao, M. Ziyadi, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, P. Liao, C. Bao, F. Alishahi, A. Fallahpour, B. Shamee, J. Touch, Y. Akasaka, T. Ikeuchi, S. Wilkinson, M. Tur, A. E. Willner, “Experimental Demonstration of Phase-Sensitive Regeneration of a 20-40 Gb/s QPSK Channel without Phase-Locked Loop using Brillouin Amplification,” ECOC 2016.

O       Y. Cao, F. Alishahi, Y. Akasaka, M. Ziyadi, A. Almaiman, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, C. Bao, P. Liao, A. Fallahpour, B. Shamee, T. Ikeuchi, S, Takasaka, R. Sugizaki, J. Touch, M. Tur, A. E. Willner, “Experimental Investigation of Quasi-Periodic Power Spectrum in Raman-Assisted Phase Sensitive Amplifier for 10/20/50-Gbaud QPSK and 10-Gbaud 16QAM Signals,” ECOC 2016.

QV    R. Van Meter, S. Suzuki, S. Nagayama, T. Satoh, T. Matsuo, A. Taherkhani, S. Devitt, J. Touch, “Large-Scale Simulation of the Quantum Internet,” Proc., International Conference on Quantum Communication, Measurement and Computing (QCMC), Singapore, 2016.

O       J. Touch, Y. Cao, M. Ziyadi, A. Almaiman, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, A. E. Willner, “A Candidate Approach for Optical In-Network Computation,” invited paper, IEEE Summer Topicals, July 2016.

O       F. Alishahi, Y. Cao, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, A. Fallahpour, A. Almaiman, C. Bao, P. Liao, A. J. Willner, B. Shamee, Y. Akasaka. T. Ikeuchi, S. Takasaka, R. Sugizaki, J. Touch, M. Tur, A. E. Willner, “Tunable All-Optical WDM Channel Selection using Raman Assisted Cascaded Parametric Amplification,” CLEO 2016.

O       M. Ziyadi, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, Y. Cao, A. Almaiman, C. Bao, F. Alishahi, A. Fallahpour, P. Liao, A. J.  Willer, B. Shamee, S. Wilkinson, L. Paraschis, M. Tur, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, J. Touch, A. E. Willner, “Tunable ROADM with Crosstalk Reduction for Overlapped 20-25 Gbaud QPSK WDM Channels using Wave Mixing,” CLEO 2016.

O       M. Ziyadi, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, Y. Cao, A. Almaiman, A. Fallahpour, C. Bao, F. Alishahi, P. Liao, B. Shamee, L. Paraschis, M. Tur, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, J. Touch, Y. Akasaka, T. Ikeuchi, A. E. Willner, “Tunable Optical De-aggregation of a 40-Gbit/s 16-QAM Signal into Two 20-Gbit/s 4-PAM Signals using a Coherent Frequency Comb and Nonlinear Processing,” CLEO 2016.

O       A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, M. Ziyadi, A. Almaiman, Y. Cao, C. Bao, P. Liao, B. Shamee, F. Alishahi, A. Fallahpour, M.-R. Chitgarha, A. J. Willner, Y. Akasaka, T. Ikeuchi, S. Wilkinson, J. Touch, M. Tur, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, and A. E. Willner, “Demonstration of Multiplexing and Transmission of QPSK-to-16QAM Channels over 100 km using Wave Mixing for Aggregation and Noise Mitigation,” CLEO 2016.

O       Y. Cao, A. Almaiman, M. Ziyadi, P. Liao, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, C. Bao, A. Fallahpour, B. Shamee, A. J. Willner, Y. Akasaka, T. Ikeuchi, S. Wilkinson, J. Touch, M. Tur, A. E. Willner, “Demonstration of Automatically Phase-Locked Self-Homodyne Detection with a Low-Power Pilot Tone based on Brillouin Amplification and Optical Frequency Combs,” OFC 2016.

O       Y Cao, M. Ziyadi, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, A. Almaiman, P. Liao, C. Bao, B. Shamee, J.-Y. Yang, Y. Akasaka, M. Sekiya, M. Tur, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, J. Touch, A. E. Willner, “Reconfigurable Optical Inter-Channel Interference Compensation of 20/25-Gbaud QPSK Signals using Nonlinear Wave Mixing,” ECOC 2015.

O       J.-Y. Yang, Y. Akasaka, M. Ziyadi, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, Y. Cao, A. Almaiman, I. Kim, J. Touch, A. E. Willner, M. Sekiya, “PSA and PSA-Based Optical Regeneration for Extending the Reach of Spectrally Efficient Advanced Modulation Formats,” invited paper, IEEE Summer Topicals 2015.

O       A. Almaiman, M. Ziyadi, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, Y. Cao, M.-R. Chitgarha, P. Liao, Y. Akasaka, J.-Y. Yang, J. Touch, M. Sekiya, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, M. Tur, A. E. Willner, “Experimental Demonstration of Tunable Homodyne Detection for Two Channels Simultaneously using Nonlinear Optical Signal Processing to Automatically Lock a Single “Local” Pump Laser to Two 20-Gbaud BPSK Data Signals,” CLEO 2015.

O       M. Ziyadi, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, A. Almaiman, Y. Cao, M.-R. Chitgarha, P. Liao, Y. Akasaka, J.-Y. Yang, M. Sekiya, J. Touch, M. Tur, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, A. E. Willner, “Experimental Demonstration of Tunable and Automatically-Locked Homodyne Detection for Dual-Polarization 20-32-Gbaud QPSK Channels using Nonlinear Mixing and Polarization Diversity,” CLEO 2015.

O       M. Ziyadi, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, M.-R. Chitgarha, Y. Cao, A. Almaiman, Y. Akasaka, J.-Y. Yang, G. Xie, P. Liao, M. Sekiya, J. Touch, M. Tur, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, A. E. Willner, “Demonstration of Tunable and Automatic Frequency/Phase Locking for Multiple-Wavelength QPSK and 16-QAM Homodyne Receivers using a Single Nonlinear Element,” CLEO 2015.

O       A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, M. Ziyadi, A. Almaiman, Y. Cao, M.-R. Chitgarha, Y. Akasaka, J.-Y. Yang, M. Sekiya, J. Touch, M. Tur, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, A. E. Willner, “Experimental Demonstration of Simultaneous Phase Noise Suppression and Automatically Locked Tunable Homodyne Reception for a 20-Gbaud QPSK Signal,” CLEO 2015.

O       Y. Cao, M. Ziyadi, Y. Akasaka, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, J.-Y. Yang, A. Almaiman, P. Liao, S. Takasaka, R. Sugizaki, J. Touch, . Sekiya, M. Tur, A. E. Willner, “Experimental Demonstration of Optical Signal Level Swapping and Multi-level Amplitude Noise Mitigation using Three Parametric Gain Regions,” OFC 2015.

O       A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, M. Ziyadi, M.-R. Chitgarha, A. Almaiman, Y. Cao, Y. Akasaka, J.-Y. Yang, M. Sekiya, J. Touch, M. Tur, S. Takasaka, R. Sugizaki, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, A. E. Willner, “Experimental Demonstration of Tunable Phase-Noise Mitigation and Automatic Frequency/Phase Locking for a 20-32 Gbaud QPSK Homodyne Receiver using Optical Mixing of Nonlinearly Generated Higher Harmonics,” OFC 2015.

O       M.-R. Chitgarha, Y. Cao, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, M. Ziyadi, S. Khaleghi, A. Almaiman, J. Touch, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, A. E. Willner, “Tunable Homodyne Detection using Nonlinear Optical Signal Processing to Automatically Lock a ‘Local’ Pump Laser to an Incoming 20-to-40-Gbaud QPSK Data Signal,” ECOC 2014.

O       M. Ziyadi, M.-R. Chitgarha, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, Y. Cao, S. Khaleghi, A. Almaiman, J. Touch, L. Paraschis, M. Tur, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, A. E. Willner, “Optical Channel De-aggregator of 30-Gbaud QPSK and 20-Gbaud 8-PSK Data Using Mapping onto Constellation Axes,” ECOC 2014.

O       A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, Y. Akasaka, J.-Y. Yang, M.-R. Chitgarha, M. Ziyadi, Y. Cao, A. Almaiman, J. Touch, M. Tur, M. Sekiya, S. Takasaka, R. Sugizaki, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, A. E. Willner, “Bit-Rate-Tunable Noise Mitigation of 30-Gbaud QPSK Data Using Differential Phase Quantization and Amplitude Saturation,” ECOC,  2014.

O       J. Touch, A. E. Willner, “Native Digital Processing for Optical Networking,” Proc. IEEE Third Int’l. Conference on Future Generation Communication Technologies (FGCT), Aug. 2014.

O       M. Ziyadi, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, M.-R. Chitgarha, S. Khaleghi, A. Almaiman, A. Abouzaid, J. Touch, M. Tur, L. Paraschis, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, A. E. Willner, “Experimental Demonstration of a Variable Bandwidth, Shape and Center-Frequency RF Photonics Filter using a Continuously Tunable Optical Tapped-Delay-Line and Having an Optical Output,” CLEO 2014.

O       M. Ziyadi, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, J.-Y. Yang, Y. Akasaka, M.-R. Chitgarha, S. Khaleghi, A. Almaiman, A. Abouzaid, J. Touch, M. Sekiya, “Experimental Demonstration of Optical Regeneration of DP-BPSK/QPSK Using Polarization-Diversity PSA,” CLEO 2014.

O       J. Touch, M. Ziyadi, A. Abouzaid, M.-R. Chitgarha, S. Khaleghi, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, Y. Akasaka, J.-Y. Yang, M. Sekiya, “Passive Digital Algorithmic Stabilization of Optical Phase,” CLEO 2014.

O       A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, M.-R. Chitgarha, M. Ziyadi, S. Khaleghi, A. Almaiman, J. Touch, M. Tur, L. Paraschis, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, A. E. Willner, “Experimental Demonstration of a 2-Stage Continuously Tunable Optical Tapped-Delay-Line in which N+M Pump Lasers Produce N×M Taps,” CLEO 2014.

O       M. Ziyadi, M.-R. Chitgarha, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, S. Khaleghi, A. Almaiman, M. Willner, J. Touch, Y. Akasaka, J.-Y. Yang, M. Sekiya, M. Tur, L. Paraschis, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, A. E. Willner, “Experimental Demonstration of Optical Nyquist Generation of 32-Gbaud QPSK using a Comb-based Tunable Optical Tapped-Delay-Line FIR Filter,” OFC 2014.

O       A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, M.-R. Chitgarha, M. Ziyadi, S. Khaleghi, A. Almaiman, M. Willner, J. Touch, J.-Y. Yang, Y. Akasaka, M. Sekiya, M. Tur, L. Paraschis, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, A. E. Willner, “Experimental Demonstration of All Optical Phase Noise Mitigation of 40-Gbits/s QPSK Signals by Mixing Differentially Delayed Nonlinear Products,” OFC 2014.

O       A. Almaiman, M.-R. Chitgarha, W. Daab, M. Ziyadi, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, S. Khaleghi, M. Willner, V. Vusirikala, W. Zhao, D. Kilper, L. Paraschis, A. Ahsan, M. Wang, K. Bergman, M. Tur, J. Touch, A. E. Willner, “Experimental Demonstration of Robustness and Accuracy of an MZI-based OSNR Monitor under Transmitter Drift and Reconfigurable Networking Conditions for Pol-Muxed 25-Gbaud QPSK and 16-QAM Channels,” OFC, 2014.

OI      J. Touch, J. Bannister, S. Suryaputra, A. E. Willner, “A design for an Internet router with a digital optical data plane,” Invited paper, Photonics West, 2014.

O       M.-R. Chitgarha, M. Ziyadi, S. Khaleghi, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, A. Almaiman, J. Touch, M. Tur, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, A. E. Willner, “Reconfigurable 2-D WDM Optical Tapped-Delay-Line to Correlate 20-Gbaud QPSK Data,” ECOC 2013.

O       J.-Y. Yang, M. Ziyadi, Y. Akasaka, S. Khaleghi, M.-R. Chitgarha, J. Touch, M. Sekiya, “Investigation of Polarization-Insensitive Phase Regeneration Using Polarization-Diversity Phase-Sensitive Amplifier,” ECOC 2013.

O       M. Ziyadi, M.-R. Chitgarha, S. Khaleghi, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, A. Almaiman, J. Touch, M. Tur, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, A. E. Willner, “Tunable optical correlator using an optical frequency comb for generating multiple taps in a tapped-delay-line composed of a single nonlinear element,” ECOC 2013.

O       J. Touch, S. Suryaputra, J. Bannister, A. E. Willner, “Optical Packet Switch Using Forward-Shift SDLs,” OECC-PS, Jul. 2013.

O       M.-R. Chitgarha, M. Ziyadi, S. Khaleghi, A. Almaiman, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, L. Paraschis, O. Gerstel, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, J. Touch, A. E. Willner, “Demonstration of Tunable Optical Generation of Higher-Order Modulation Formats using Nonlinearities and Coherent Frequency Comb,” CLEO 2013.

O       M.-R. Chitgarha, S. Khaleghi, W. Daab, M. Ziyadi, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, D. Rogawski, M. Tur, J. Touch, V. Vusirikala, W. Zhao, A. E. Willner, “Demonstration of WDM OSNR Performance Monitoring and Operating Guidelines for Pol-Muxed 200-Gbit/s 16-QAM and 100-Gbit/s QPSK Data Channels,” OFC 2013.

O       S. Khaleghi, M.-R. Chitgarha, M. Ziyadi, W. Daab, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, D. Rogawski, J. Touch, M. Tur, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, A. E. Willner, “A Tunable Optical Tapped-Delay-Line that Simultaneously and Independently Processes Multiple Input WDM Data Signals,” OFC 2013. Semi-finalist in the Corning Outstanding Student Paper Competition.

O       M.-R. Chitgarha, S. Khaleghi, M. Ziyadi, W. Daab, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, D. Rogawski, J. Touch, M. Tur, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, A. E. Willner, “All-Optical Phase Noise Suppression Using Optical Nonlinear Mixing Combined with Tunable Optical Delays,” OFC 2013.

V        J. Touch, G. Finn, G. Scuric, M. Elkins, R. Shiffman, “The DynaSat Information Architecture for Fractionated Satellite Systems,” Proc. AIAA SPACE 2012 Conf., Sept. 2012, DOI: 10.2514/6.2012-5276.

O       S. Suryaputra, J. Touch, J. Bannister, “The Case of a Precognition Optical Packet Switch,” Proc. IEEE High-Speed Networks Workshop, Apr. 2009.

V        V. Pingali, J. Touch, “Recursive temportal namespaces,” Proc. ACM CoNEXT, Dec. 2008.

G       S. Adachi, Y. Zambre, J. Pulliam, J. Haines, M. Everett, J. Touch, V. Mehta, “Network Management Approach For The TSAT Network,” Proc. IEEE Milcom, Oct. 2008.

G       J. Pulliam, Y. Zambre, A. Karmarkar, V. Mehta, J. Touch, J. Haines, M. Everett, “TSAT Network Architecture,” Proc. IEEE Milcom, Oct. 2008.

S       J. Jacobson, Y. Zambre, J. Pulliam, J. Touch, M. Everett, J. Haines, V. Mehta, “Network Security Architecture and Mechanisms in the TSAT System,” Proc. IEEE Milcom, Oct. 2008.

V        J. Touch, V. Pingali, “The RNA Metaprotocol,” Proc. IEEE International Conf. on Computer Comm. (ICCCN), Aug. 2008.

S       Y. E. Yang, J. Touch, “Protocol Family for Optimal and Deterministic Symmetric Key Assignment,” Proc. Int’l Conf. on Networking (ICN), April 2008, Cancun, Mexico.

O       P. Kumar, R. Omrani, J. Touch, A. E. Willner, P. Saghari, “A Novel Optical CDMA Modulation Scheme: Code Cycle Modulation,” Proc. IEEE Globecom, Nov. 2006.

VS     V. Pingali, J. Touch, “Protecting Public Servers from DDoS Attacks Using Drifting Overlays,” Proc. IEEE / IST Workshop on Monitoring, Attack Detection and Mitigation (MonAM), Nov. 2006.

S       J. Touch, Y. E. Yang, “Reducing the Impact of DoS Attacks on Endpoint IP Security,” Proc. NPSec 2006, in conjunction with ICNP 2006, Nov. 2006.

O       P. Saghari, P. Kamath, V. Arbab, M. Haghi, A. E. Willner, J. Bannister, J. Touch, “Experimental Demonstration of an Interference-Avoidance-Based Protocol for O-CDMA Networks,” Proc. OFC 2006, Mar. 2006.

O       P. Kumar, R. Omrani, J. Touch, A. E. Willner, P. Saghari, “Three-Fold Increase in Number of Active Users in an O-CDMA System Using Novel Code-Cycle Modulation,” Proc. OFC 2005, Mar. 2005.

P        L. Eggert, J. Touch, “Idletime Scheduling with Preemption Intervals,” Proc. Symposium on OS Principles (SOSP) 2005, pp. 249-262.

V        J. Touch, Y. Wang, V. Pingali, L. Eggert, R. Zhou, G. Finn, “A Global X-Bone for Network Experiments,” Proc. IEEE Tridentcom 2005, Trento Italy, Feb. 2005, pp. 194-203.

O       K. Merchant, J. McGeehan, A. E. Willner, S. Ovadia, P. Kamath, J. Touch, J. Bannister, “Performance Evaluation of a Router with Tunable Recirculating Buffers in an Optical Burst Switching Environment,” Proc. Broadnets 2004, San Jose, CA, Oct. 2004.

O       P. Kamath, J. Touch, J. Bannister, “Algorithms for Interference Sensing in Optical CDMA Networks,” Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Paris, June 2004, pp. 1720-1724.

O       P. Kamath, J. Touch, J. Bannister, “The Need for Media Access Control in Optical CDMA Networks,” Proc. Infocom 2004.

G       J. Touch, V. Pingali, “DataRouter: A Network-Layer Service for Application-Layer Forwarding,” Proc. International Workshop on Active Networks (IWAN), Osaka, Springer-Verlag, December 2003.

VS     J. Touch, G. Finn, Y. Wang, L. Eggert, “DynaBone: Dynamic Defense Using Multi-layer Internet Overlays,” Proc. 3rd DARPA Information Survivability Conference and Exposition (DISCEX-III), Washington, DC, USA, April 22-24, 2003, Vol. 2, pp. 271-276.

I         J. Touch, L. Eggert, Y. Wang, “TetherNet Anti-NAT - Secure Internet Subnet Rental System,” Proc. 3rd DARPA Information Survivability Conference and Exposition (DISCEX-III), Washington, DC, USA, April 22-24, 2003, Vol. 2, pp. 112-114.

O       D. Gurkan, S. Kumar, A. Sahin, K. Parameswaran, M. Fejer, D. Starodubov, J. Bannister, P. Kamath, J. Touch, “All-Optical Wavelength and Time 2-D Code Converter for Dynamically-Reconfigurable OCDMA Networks Using a PPLN Waveguide ,” Proc. Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC), Atlanta, Mar. 23-28, 2003, pp. 9-11.

O       J. McGeehan, S. Kumar, A. E. Willner, J. Bannister, J. Touch, “Optical Time-to-Live Decrementing and Subsequent Dropping of an Optical Packet ,” Proc. Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC), Atlanta, Mar. 23-28, 2003, pp. 8-10.

P        P. Kamath, K. C. Lan, J. Heidemann, J. Touch, J. Bannister, “Generation of High-Bandwidth Traffic Traces,” Proc. MASCOTS, 10th International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems, Texas, Oct. 2002.

V        Y. Wang, J. Touch, “Application Deployment in Virtual Networks Using the X-Bone,” Proc. DANCE: DARPA Active Networks Conference & Exposition, IEEE Computer Society Press, May 2002, pp. 484-493.

O       M. Hauer, J. McGeehan, J. Touch, P. Kamath, J. Bannister, E. Lyons, C. Lin, A. Au, H. Lee, D. Starodubov, A. Willner, “Dynamically Reconfigurable All-Optical Correlators to Support Ultra-fast Internet Routing,” Proc. Optical Fiber Communications Conference (OFC), March 2002.

O       J. Bannister, J. Touch, P. Kamath, A. Patel, “An Optical Booster for Internet Routers,” Invited Paper, Proc. Eighth International Conference on High Performance Computing, Hyderabad, India, Dec. 2001, pp. 339-413.

V        O. Ardaiz Villanueva, J. Touch, “Web Service Deployment Using the X-Bone,” Proc. SEID 2000.

O       S. Suryaputra, J. Touch, J. Bannister, “Simple Wavelength Assignment Protocol,” in Terabit Optical Networking: Architecture, Control, and Management Issues, John M. Senior, Sudhir Dixit, Chunming Qiao, Editors, Proceeding of SPIE Vol. 4213, pp. 220-233 (2000) (Proc. Photonics East). A previous version appeared as an ISI Technical report, TR-99-473, October 1999.

O       J. Bannister, J. Touch, A. E. Willner, S. Suryaputra, “How Many Wavelengths Do We Really Need in an Internet Optical Backbone?” in Protocols for High-Speed Networks VI, eds. J. Touch and J. Sterbenz, Kluwer, 1999.

G       A. S. Hughes, J. Touch, “Cross-Domain Cache Cooperation for Small Clients,” in Proc. Network Storage Symposium (NetStore) 1999, Seattle, WA.

G       G. Finn, J.Touch, “The Personal Node,” in Proc. USENIX ’99 Workshop on Embedded Systems, 1999, pp. 1-7.

IP       T. Faber, J. Touch, W. Yue, “The TIME-WAIT state in TCP and Its Effect on Busy Servers,” in Proc. IEEE Infocom, 1999, pp. 1573-1583.

V        J. Touch, S. Hotz, “The X-Bone,” in Proc. Third Global Internet Mini-Conference, Proc. Globecom ’98, Sydney, Australia Nov. 1998.

P        S. Walton, A. Hutton, J. Touch, “ High Performance IP Forwarding Using Host Interface Peering,” (extended abstract) in Proc. 9th IEEE Workshop on Local and Metropolitan Area Networks (LANMAN), Banff, Alberta, Canada, May 17-20, 1998

I         J. Touch, T. Faber, “Dynamic Host Routing for Production Use of Developmental Networks,” in Proc. ICNP ’97, Atlanta, Oct. 1997, pp. 285-292.

P        B. Kwan, P. Hu, N. Bambos, L. Kleinrock, J. Touch, H. Xu, “Best-Effort Bandwidth Reservation in High Speed LANs using Wormhole Routing,” in Proc. Int’l. Conf. on Comp. Comm. & Networks ’96, Wash. D.C.

PS     J. Touch, “Performance Analysis of MD5,” in Proc. ACM Sigcomm ’95, pp. 77-86.

P        J. Touch, “Protocol Parallelization,” in Protocols for High Speed Networks IV, Ed. G. Neufeld and M. Ito, Chap­man and Hall, London, 1995, pp. 349-360.

P        J. Touch, D. Farber, “An Experiment in Latency Reduction,” in Proc. IEEE Infocom, June 1994, pp. 175-181.

P        J. Touch, “Parallel Communication,” in Proc. IEEE Infocom, Mar. 1993, pp. 506-512.

P        J. Touch, “Physics Analogs in Communications Models,” in Proc. Workshop on Physics and Computation, Phy­scomp ’92, Oct. 1992, pp. 248-252.

P        J. Touch, D. Farber, “Mirage: A Model for Ultra High-Speed Protocol Analysis and Design,” in Protocols for High-Speed Networks, Ed. J. Rudin and R. WIlliamson, North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1989, pp. 115-133.

-         K. Birman, J. Touch, “An Experimental ECG Scanning System,” (extended abstract) in Proc. of the Ninth Annual Conf. of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology, Boston, Nov. 13-16, 1987.

-         J. Touch, “Experiments in Flat-Glass Cutting Optimization,” in Proc. Symposium on the Complexity of Approximately Solved Problems, at Columbia University, NY, Apr. 1985.

Other Conferences:

O       J. Touch, “The Optical Turing Machine”, IEEE Rebooting Computing Workshop 2016 (abstract and poster).

I         J. Touch, ““Computer Networking: A First Principles Approach,” SoCalPLS Workshop, Los Angeles, 2016.

P        J. Touch, “Two Ways to Trade Bandwidth for Latency,” ISOC Latency Workshop, London, 2013.

O       J. Touch, “An Optical Turing Machine for Native Computing of Modulated Network Data,” IEEE Computer Communications Workshop (CCW), Sedona, AZ, Nov. 2012.

O       J. Touch, “Future Directions & Metrics in Aggregation Networks”, OIDA Optical Data Comms Workshop, panel chair, Oct. 2011.

G       M. Orosz, P. Marshall, G. Roesler, T. Kichkaylo, T. Ryutov, J. Touch, B Bercerik-Gerber, C. Fern, “Behavior Driven Building Energy Management System,” SERDP/ESTCP Partners in Environmental Technology Technical Symposium & Workshop poster, Nov. 2011.

V        J. Touch, Panel Chair, “The Transport Tussle,” PfLDNet 2010, Lancaster, PA, Nov. 2010.

V        J. Touch, “Recursion and the Transport Tussle”, PfLDNet 2010, Lancaster, PA, Nov. 2010.

O       S. Suryaputra, J. Touch, J. Bannister, “Lookahead Forward Shift Optical Packet Switch,” Proc. IEEE Infocom Student Poster Session, Mar. 2010.

V        J. Touch, “From Shannon to Recursive Nets: Multihop/Multiparty Influences on Network Architecture,” IEEE Computer Communications Workshop (CCW), Lenox, MA, Oct. 2009.

V        J. Touch, “Next Steps in Enabling A Virtual Internet,” IEEE Computer Communications Workshop (CCW), Lenox, MA, Oct. 2009.

V        V. Pingali, J. Touch, “Dynamic Network Renaming using Space-Time Contexts,” (extended abstract and poster), Proc. IEEE Infocom 2007 Student Poster Session, May 2007

V        J. Touch, “Recursive Network Architecture,” IEEE Workshop on Computer Communications (CCW), Pittsburgh PA, Feb. 2007.

V        Y. Wang, J. Touch, J. Sylvester, “Adding Selection into Protocol Stacks – Communication with Choices,” (ext. abstract, poster), Proc. IEEE ICNP Student Poster Session, Nov. 2006.

G       P. Galiotos, J. Touch, J. Train, “NetFS-Network Configuration Through the File System,” ICNP 2005 student poster.

G       J. Touch, “OCS: An Open Communicating System,” IEEE Workshop on Computer Communications (CCW), Irvine, CA, Oct. 2005.

G       J. Touch, “The Need for a ‘Communicating System’,” (white paper), NSF Workshop on Grand Challenges in Distributed Systems, Cambridge, MA, Sept. 29-30, 2005.

V        J. Touch, Y. Wang, V. Pingali, L. Eggert, R. Zhou, G. Finn, “A Global X-Bone for Network Experiments,” (extended abstract), Proc. IEEE Infocom Student Poster Session,  Mar. 2005.

O       P. Kamath, J. Touch, J. Bannister, “Interference Avoidance in Optical CDMA Networks,” (extended abstract),  Proc. IEEE Infocom Student Workshop, Mar. 2005.

V        J. Touch, Y. Wang, L. Eggert, G. Finn, “Virtual Internet Architecture,” Future Developments of Network Architectures (FDNA) at ACM Sigcomm, August 2003. Available as ISI-TR-2003-570.

O       J. Touch, “An Optically Turbocharged Internet Router,” IEEE Workshop on Computer Communications (CCW), Charlottesville, VA, Oct. 2001.

P        A. Hughes, J. Touch, “Expanding the Scope of Prefetching through Inter-Application Cooperation,” Web Cache Workshop, Boston, June 2001.

O       J. Bannister, S. Suryaputra, J. Touch, A. E. Willner, “How Many Wavelengths Do We Really Need in an Optical Backbone Network?” IEEE Gigabit Networking Workshop, NYC, 1999.

P        S. Walton, A. Hutton, J. Touch,  High Performance IP Forwarding Using Host Interface Peering,” (extended abstract) Proc. 9th IEEE Workshop on Local and Metropolitan Area Networks (LANMAN), Banff, Alberta, Canada, May 17-20, 1998 (slides also available).

O       J. Touch, J. Bannister, A. E. Willner, “Smart WDM IP Flow Technology (SWIFT),” (slides only), IEEE Gigabit Networking Workshop, San Francisco, 1998.

P        J. Touch, A. Hutton, S. Walton, “Host-based Routing Using Peer DMA,” (slides only), IEEE Gigabit Networking Workshop, San Francisco, 1998.

P        J. Touch, “Community-of-Interest Driven Multicast Preloading of Web Caches,” IEEE Computer Communications Workshop (CCW), Phoenix AZ, Sept. 1997.

P        J. Touch, K. Obraczka, A. Hughes, A. Oswal. “Proactive Web Caches,” NLANR Web Cache Workshop, Boulder CO, June 1997. See also white paper submission.

V        J. Touch, “The X-Bone,” (white paper), NSF Workshop on Research Directions for the Next-Generation Internet, Vienna, VA, May 13-14, 1997.

P        J. Touch, T. Faber, A. Hutton, D. Jani, W. Yue,  Experiences with a Production Gigabit LAN,” (slides only),  IEEE Gigabit Networking Workshop, Kobe, Japan, 1997.

P        J. Touch, “Web Transport Requirements,” presented at the Web Transport BOF at IETF ’96, March, Los Angeles.

P        J. Touch, T. Faber, A. DeSchon, A. Sachdev, “ATOMIC-2: Going the Last Meter for Gigabit LANs,” (slides and abstract only), IEEE Gigabit Networking Workshop, San Francisco, CA, 1996.

G       J. Touch, “Communication Middleware,” (slides only), Presented as a member of the “High Level Communications” panel at the Sigcomm ’95 Middleware Workshop, Boston. Based on the white paper “Intelligent Bandwidth.”

P        J. Touch, H. Xu, A. DeSchon, T. Faber, “ATOMIC-2: Production Use of a Gigabit LAN,” (slides and abstract only), IEEE Gigabit Networking Workshop, Boston, MA, 1995.

P        J. Touch, “Progress on the GBN ’94 ‘Five Challenges That Define High-Speed Protocols’,” (slides and abstract only) IEEE Gigabit Networking Workshop, Boston, MA, 1995.

Technical Reports:

G       DOE (as member of the organizing and authoring committee), “DOE Network 2025: Network Research Problems and Challenges for DOE Scientists,” DOE Workshop Report, Feb. 2016 (released Mar. 2017).

I         J. Touch, “Middlebox Models Compatible with the Internet,” USC/ISI Technical Report ISI-TR-711, Oct. 2016.

I         H. Trieu, J. Touch, T. Faber, “Implementation of the TCP Extended Data Offset Option,” USC/ISI Technical Report ISI-TR-696, Mar. 2015.

O       J. Touch, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, M.-R. Chitgarha, M. Ziyadi, S. Khaleghi, Y. Akasaka, J.-Y. Yang, M. Sekiya, “The Impact of Errors on Differential Optical Processing,” USC/ISI Technical Report ISI-TR-690, Mar. 2014.

G       J. Touch, “The BLEMS Augmented Sensor Device,” USC/ISI Technical Report ISI-TR-689, Mar. 2014.

O       S. Suryaputra, J. Touch, J. Bannister, “The Tetris Switch,” USC/ISI Technical Report ISI-TR-662, Aug. 2009.

O       P. Kamath, J. Touch, J. Bannister, “State Estimation in Optical CDMA Networks,” USC/ISI Technical Report ISI-TR-644, June 2007.

V        J. Bannister, W.-M. Shen, J. Touch, F. Hou, V. Pingali, “Applied Learning Networks,” USC/ISI Technical Report ISI-TR-637, Apr. 2007.

V        J. Touch, Y. Wang, V. Pingali, “A Recursive Network Architecture,” USC/ISI Technical Report ISI-TR-626, Oct. 2006.

O       P. Kamath, J. Touch, J. Bannister, “Algorithms for Transmission Scheduling in Optical CDMA Networks,” USC/ISI Technical Report ISI-TR-617, May 2006.

V        V. Pingali, J. Touch, Y. Wang, “Decentralized Virtual Internet Deployment using DANSE,” USC/ISI Technical Report ISI-TR-641, Dec. 2005.

V        Y. E. Yang, J. Touch, G. Finn, “The X-Bone API,” USC/ISI Technical Report ISI-TR-611, Dec 2005.

V        N. Fujita, J. Touch, V. Pingali, Y. Wang, “P2P-XBone: A Virtual Network Support for Peer-to-Peer Systems,” USC/ISI Technical Report ISI-TR-607, Sept. 2005.

G       L. Peterson, et al. (eds.), (as member of authoring committee), “Overcoming Barriers to Disruptive Innovation in Networking,” NSF Workshop Report, Jan. 2005.

O       P. Kamath, J. Touch, J. Bannister, “Media Access Control Protocols for Communication on an Optical CDMA Physical Layer,” USC/ISI Technical Report ISI-TR-597, Sept 2004.

V        Y. Wang, J. Touch, J. Silvester, “A Unified Model for End Point Resolution and Domain Conversion for Multi-Hop, Multi-Layer Communication,”, USC/ISI Tech. Report ISI-TR-590, June 2004.

O       P. Kamath, J. Touch, J. Bannister, “Algorithms for Interference Sensing in Optical CDMA Networks,” USC/ISI Technical Report ISI-TR-583, Nov. 2003.

-         J. Touch, “SIGCOMM Treasurer’s Report,” ACM Computer Communications Review, Nov. 2003.

G       J. Train, J. Touch, L. Eggert, Y. Wang, “NetFS: Networking through the File System,” USC/ISI Technical Report ISI-TR-579, 2003.

V        J. Touch, Y. Wang, L. Eggert, G. Finn, “Virtual Internet Architecture,” Future Developments of Network Architectures (FDNA) at Sigcomm, August 2003. Available as USC/ISI Technical Report ISI-TR-570.

O       P. Kamath, J. Touch, J. Bannister, “The Need for Media Access Control in Optical CDMA Networks,” USC/ISI Technical Report ISI-TR-575, July 2003.

I         J. Touch, V. Pingali, “DataRouter: A Network-Layer Service for Application-Layer Forwarding,” USC/ISI Technical Report ISI-TR-578, May 2003.

G       J. Touch, A. S. Hughes, Y. Wang, L. Eggert, “The ISI Summer Graduate Research Experience Program (SGREP),” USC/ISI Technical Report ISI-TR-563, Aug. 2002. (in 2002 Sigcomm Education Workshop).

V        J. Touch, Y. Wang, L. Eggert, “Virtual Internets for Lab and Class Experiments” USC/ISI Technical Report ISI-TR-562, Aug. 2002. (in 2002 Sigcomm Education Workshop).

V        G. Finn, J., Touch, “Network Construction and Routing in Geographic Overlays,” USC/ISI Technical Report ISI-TR-564, July 2002.

V        J. Touch, Y. Wang, L. Eggert, “Virtual Internets,” USC/ISI Technical Report ISI-TR-558, July 2002.

V        G. Finn, J. Touch, “X-Bone Application Programmers Interface : X-Bone Overlay Language (XOL) Specification,” USC/ISI Technical Report ISI-TR-549, Nov. 2001.

P        L. Eggert, J. Touch, “End-System Support for Idle-Time Networking,” USC/ISI Technical Report ISI-TR-559, May 14, 2001.

O       S. Suryaputra, J. Touch, J. Bannister, “Simple Wavelength Assignment Protocol,” USC/ISI Research Report ISI-TR-473, Oct. 26, 1999.

P        G. Finn, J. Touch, et. al, “Netstation Architecture and Advanced Atomic Network,” USC/ISI Technical Report ISI-TR-469, Oct. 1998.

P        J. Touch, J. Heidemann, K. Obraczka, “Analysis of HTTP Performance,” USC/ISI Technical Report ISI-TR-463, Aug. 1998 (original report dated Aug. 1996).

P        J. Touch, “Board for Realizing Active Intelligence in Networks (BRAIN),” USC/ISI Technical Report ISI-TR-462, July 1998 (original report dated May 1997).

P        J. Touch, “Multicast web push using interest-groups: the LSAM Proxy Cache (LPC),” IPMI Member Newsletter, Aug. 1998, pp. 2-6.

P        J. Touch, “PC-ATOMIC,” USC/ISI Technical Report, ISI-TR-407, June 1995.

P        C. Partridge, Ed., (as member of authoring committee), Report of the ARPA/NSF Workshop on Research in Gigabit Networking,” Washington DC, July 20-21, 1994.

G       J. Touch, “Zoned Analog Personal Teleconferencing (ZAPT),” USC/ISI Technical Report ISI-TR-374, Feb. 1994.

P        J. Touch, “Mirage: A Model for Latency in Communication - A Proposal for Dissertation Research,” U. Penn. Dept. of Computer & Info. Science (CIS) Technical Report MS-CIS-90-74, DSL-3, Oct. 1990.

G       J. Touch, D. Farber, “Replication and Reduction in Multistage Interconnection Networks,” Univ. of Penn. Dept. of Computer & Info. Science (CIS) Technical Report MS-CIS-89-80, DSL-2, Dec. 1989.

Invited Panels, Talks:                   

O       J. Touch, “One Ring to Rule Them All: Unifying Computation and Communication,” Panel at IEEE Rebooting Computing Workshop, Oct. 2016.

O       The Case for Weaker Network Security,” keynote, IEEE Computer Communications Workshop (CCW), Niagara Falls, Canada, Nov. 2013.

O       “An Optical Turing Machine for Network Processing,” invitied presentation at the Global Future Internet Summit, Seoul, S. Korea, Sept. 2012.

G       “Internet Policy and Piracy: the Good, the Bad, and the Practical,” USC Annenberg Graduate Fellow Microseminar, Sept. 2012.

O       “Designing All-Optical Routers and Interfaces,” invited presentation at the Conference on Future Internet Technologies, Seoul, S. Korea, June 2011.

S       “The Case for Weaker Network Security,” invited presentation to the Korean Internet Security Agency (KISA), Seoul, S. Korea, June 2011.

V        Recursive Networking,” invited presentation to the Asia Future Internet (AsiaFI) Summer School, Yokohama, Japan, August 2010.

V        Recursion in Networking,” invited keynote presentation at the Conference on Future Internet Technologies, Seoul, S. Korea, June 2010.

V        The Past, Present, and Future of Virtual Networks,” invited keynote presentation at IEEE FutureNet II Workshop at Globecom, Honolulu, Dec. 2009.

V        “The Science of Networking,” session chair at IEEE Computer Communications Workshop (CCW), Lenox, MA, Oct. 2009.

V        US Future Internet Research,” invited presentation to the ISOC Future Internet Research meeting, IETF Stockholm, July 2009.

V        Recursive Network Architecture,” invited presentation to the Future Internet Summer School, Univ. Bremen, July 2009.

V        Recursive Network Architecture” invited presentation  in the plenary panel on “Clean Slate Architectures” at Infocom, April 2009, Rio de Janiero.

V        Recursive Network Architecture” at Network Achitecture, Ascona, Switzerland, March 2009.

V        The X-Bone & its Virtual Internet Architecture - 10 Years Later” (presented by Lars Eggert), Workshop on Overlay and Network Virtualization, Kassel, Germany, March 2009.

V        X-Bone + 10: A Decade of International Collaboration” at the NSF US-Japan Collaboration Workshop, Palo Alto, CA Oct. 2008.

I         One Packet Only’ and Other Curiosities: Alternate Axioms that Shake Up the Hourglass,” with J. Day at IEEE Workshop on Computer Communications (CCW), Steamboat Springs, CO, Oct. 2008.

G       The Paper Chase,” at “How to Write a Good Paper” panel at IEEE Infocom 2006 Student Workshop, April 24, 2006.

G       Getting OUT of Grad School,” at “Job Hunting Around the World: Prospects Tips, and Other Advice” panel at IEEE Infocom 2005 Student Workshop, Mar. 14, 2005.

I         Internet Bill of Rights,” Preventing the Internet Meltdown Conf., Westchester, CA, July 27, 2004.

O       Optical Internet Router,” CENIC, Los Angeles, March 16, 2004; Internet-2, Columbus, OH, July 20, 2004.

I         “Internet & Politics,” USC Annenberg TV News television spot, Nov. 3, 2003.

S       Network Trust Issues,” NSF ANIR Network Trustworthiness panel, Jan. 9-10, 2003.

G       Peer Networks – High Speed Solution or Challenge?” Protocols for High-Speed Networks, Berlin, Germany, Apr. 2002.

I         “TetherNet & Postel Center,” CENIC, San Diego, May 10, 2001.

I         Peer Nets – reinventing the Internet” OpenArch 2001 Panel, Anchorage, AK, Apr. 2001.

I         E2E YATA (End2end – yet another talk about)” Opensig 2000, Napa, CA, Oct. 2000.

V        “X-Bone demo,” EDUCAUSE/CENIC, Long Beach, CA, Oct. 26, 1999.

P        10 Years of PfHSN - where have we been, where are we going?” IFIP Protocols for High-Speed Networks 1999, Salem, MA, Aug. 1999.

O       “Summary Report on the Optical Internet Workshop,” 40th IETF (plenary), Wash., D.C., Dec. 1997.

P        “High-Performance Web,” IFIP Protocols for High-Speed Networks 1996, Sophia-Antipolis, France, Oct. 1996.

G       “High Level Communications,” ACM Sigcomm 1995 Middleware Workshop, Boston MA, Aug. 1995.

Radio, TV, Newspaper, and other interviews:  

I         Our Apps Are Tracking Us 24 Hours a Day”, How Stuff Works, Jan. 31, 2018.

I         The Next Revolution of Search”, Econsultancy, Feb. 2018.

I         A massive cyberattack blocked your favorite websites; FBI and Homeland Security are investigating”, LA Times, Oct. 21, 2016.

I         “Este “patriarca hippie” fue el “dios de internet” durante casi tres décadas (This “hippie patriarch” was the “Internet God” for nearly three decades)”, Hoja de Router, 2015.

I         Digital Life in 2025”, Pew study, 2014.

I         Define Your Digital Footprint,” Real Business, Oct. 9, 2014.

I         “SOPA Legislation and Internet Piracy Solutions,” WMAL FM radio, Patriot Lemonade segment hosted by Kevin Dalton, Jan. 28, 2012.

I         “ICANN and New Generic TLDs,” CBS Boston FM radio, interview by Mike Epstien and Athony Silba, June 21, 2011.

I         “Your ‘.brand’ coming soon,” (“ICANN is letting thousands of domain names bloom”), Los Angeles Times, interview by David Sarno, pp. B1 & B4, June 21, 2011.

I         “Future Internets,” Science & Vie magazine, Vincent Nouryrigat interview, Sept. 2009.

I         Will GENI Be a Magic Lamp or a Dim Bulb?,” G. Goth, IEEE Internet Computing, V9 N6, Nov.-Dec. 2005.

I         “9/11 Online,” “9/11 Remembrances,” KTLA TV ‘Kurt the Cyberguy’ interviews, Sept. 9 & 11, 2002.

Pending publications

I         J. Touch, T. Faber, “TCP SYN Extended Option Space Using an Out-of-Band Segment,” (RFC in progress), Jan. 2018.

I         J. Touch, W. Eddy, “TCP Extended Data Offset Option,” (IETF TCPM Standards Track RFC in progress), Jan. 2018.

IV       J. Touch, M. Townsley, “Tunnels in the Internet Architecture,” (IETF INTAREA Best Current Practice RFC in progress), Jan. 2018.

IS      J. Touch, “Transport options for UDP,” (IETF INTAREA Standards Track RFC in progress), Jan. 2018.

I         J. Touch, “Resolving Multiple Time Scales in the Internet,” (RFC in progress), Jan. 2018.

IS      J. Touch, “A TCP Authentication Option Extension for Payload Encryption,” (RFC in progress), Jan. 2018.

I         J. Touch, “The TCP Service Number Option (SNO),” (RFC in progress), Jan. 2018.

I         J. Touch, M. Welzl, S. Islam, J. You, “TCP Control Block Interdependence,” (RFC in progress), Jan. 2018.

O       Y. Cao, A. Almaiman, M. Ziyadi, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, P. Liao, C. Bao, F. Alishahi, A. Fallahpour, B. Shamee, A. J. Willner, Y. Akasaka, T. Ikeuchi, S. Wilkinson, J. Touch, M. Tur, A. E. Willner, “Self-Homodyne Detection with a Low-Power Pilot Tone Using Brillouin Amplification and Phase-Preserving Wavelength Conversion,” (submitted).

O       A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, M. Ziyadi, F. Alishahi, Zhe Wang, A. Almaiman, Y. Cao, C. Bao, P. Willner, “Demonstration of Tolerance to VCSEL-Wavelength-Drift and DFB-High-Phase-Noise in an All-Optical Homodyne Receiver using Nonlinear Wave Mixing,” (submitted).

O       Y. Cao, M. Ziyadi, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, A. Almaiman, P. Liao, C. Bao, F. Alishahi, A. Fallahpour, B. Shamee, J.-Y. Yang, Y. Akasaka, M. Sekiya, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, J. Touch, M. Tur, A. E. Willner, “Experimental Demonstration of Reconfigurable Optical Inter-Channel Interference Mitigation for 20/25-Gbaud QPSK Signals using Nonlinear Wave Mixing in PPLN Waveguides,” (submitted).

O       A. Almaiman, M.-R. Chitgarha, W. Daab, M. Ziyadi, A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, S. Khaleghi, M. Willner, V. Vusirikala, X. Zhao, D. Kilper, L. Paraschis, A. Ahsan, M. Wang, K. Bergman, M. Tur, J. Touch, A. E. Willner, “Experimental performance analysis of a factory-calibrated DLI-based OSNR monitor under unpredicted changes in the transmitter or the link,” (submitted)

O       A. Mohajerin-Ariaei, Y. Akasaka, J.-Y. Yang, M.-R. Chitgarha, M. Ziyadi, Y. Cao, A. Almaiman, J. Touch, M. Tur, M. Sekiya, S. Takasaka, R. Sugizaki, C. Langrock, M. Fejer, A. E. Willner, “Bit-Rate-Tunable Noise Mitigation of 30-Gbaud QPSK Data Using Differential Phase Quantization and Amplitude Saturation,” (submitted).

IS      U. Chunduri, A. Tian, J. Touch, “A framework for RPs to use IKEv2 KMP,” (RFC in progress), Feb. 2014.

IS      U. Chunduri, A. Tian, J. Touch, “Using IKEv2 with TCP-AO,” (RFC in progress), Feb. 2014.

IS      M. Jethanandani, B. Weis, K. Patel, D. Zhang, S. Hartman, U. Chunduri, A. Tian, J. Touch, “Negotiation for Keying Pairwise Routing Protocols in IKEv2,” (RFC in progress), Nov. 2013.

I         J. Touch, “Automating the Initial Window in TCP,”(RFC in progress), Jul. 2012.

I         R. Penno, S. Raghunath, V. Gurbani,R. Woundy, J. Touch, “LEDBAT Practices and Recommendations for Managing Multiple Concurrent TCP Connections,” (RFC in progress), Feb. 2010.

I         A. Hughes, J. Touch, J. Heidemann, “Issues in TCP Slow-Start Restart After Idle,” (RFC in progress).


Ph.D. Students

 

Chair:

Amy S. Hughes, “Enhancing Network Object Caches through Cross-Domain Cooperation,” Oct. 2002, USC CS (chair).

Lars René Eggert, “Background Use of Idle Resource Capacity,” Oct. 2003, USC CS (chair).

Puroshutham Kamath, “Media Access Control Protocols for Optical CDMA Networks,” May 2006, USC EE (co-chair w/Joseph Bannister).

Yu-Shun Wang, “A Unified Model for Endpoint Resolution and Domain Conversion for Multi-hop, Multi-layer Communication,” Dec. 2006, USC CE (co-chair w/John Silvester).

Venkata Pingali, “Addressing Uncertainty during Renaming using Space-time Contexts,” Jan. 2009, USC CS (chair).

Committee:

Salman Khaleghi, “High-Speed and Recongurable All-Optical Signal Processing for Phase and Amplitude Modulated Signals,” USC EE (Alan Willner, EE, chair), May 2013.

Reza Chitgarha, “Reconfigurable High-Speed Optical Signal Processing and High-Capacity Optical Transmitter,” USC EE (Alan Willner, EE, chair), June 2014.

Mark Harrison, “Integrated Optical Waveguide Splitter Devices for Biosensing and Communications,” USC EE (Andrea Armaini, EE, chair), quals (proposal) Sept. 2013.

Yan Yan, “Spatial-Division-Multiplexing Utilizing Orbital Angular Momentum (OAM) in Optical and Millimeter-Wave Communication System”, USC EE (Alan Willner, EE, chair), quals (proposal) Apr. 2014.

Hao Huang, “High Speed Optical Communication Using Spatially Multiplexed Orbital Angular Momentum Laser Beams,” USC EE (Alan Willner, EE, chair), Nov. 2014.

Morteza Ziyadi, “Reconfigurable High Speed Optical Signal Processing For High-Capacity, Spectrally Efficient Fiber Optic Systems and Networks,” USC EE (Alan Willner, EE, chair), quals (proposal) Aug. 2015, defense Feb. 2017.

Amirhossein Mohajerin-Ariaei, “Reconfigurable High-Speed Optifcal Signal Processing and Flexible High Capacity Optical Transciever”, USC EE (Alan Willner, EE, chair), quals (proposal) May 2016, defense (TBD).

Ahmed Almaiman, “TBD”, USC EE (Alan Willner, EE, chair), quals (proposal) Nov. 2016, defense (TBD).

 


Areas of Research and Collaborators (*=active)

Network Architecture

*Satellite network architecture (DynaSat)

*Recursive network architectures (RNA) (BU, Col. State)

*Virtual nets via 2-layer tunneling for dynamic routing, IPsec, revisitation, multilayer DDoS protection (X-Bone, DynaBone, Agile Tunnels) (Penn State, Purdue, GMU)

*Automation, abstractions for network management (Instant Infrastructure,TetherNet,Turnkey Nets)

*IP header options to support network layer peer services (DataRouter)

Geographic networks (GONet) (Finn)

Network control API as a file system (NetFS) (Eggert, Wang)

IPsec transport and tunnel mode interactions (Eggert, Wang, Kent, Hagino)

Application deployment on virtual overlay networks (Wang, Ardaiz)

Architecture for smart spaces (Personal Node) (Finn)

Implications of link protocol capabilities on support for Internet protocols (Karn)

Configuring end hosts for fault-tolerant routing (Faber)

Protocol Performance:

*Low-effort/high-performance network security

*Latency reduction (Hughes)

*Configurations for high-performance (Faber)

*TCP and UDP extension (Faber)

Slow-start restart avoidance mechanism (Hughes, Floyd)

Control block sharing and multiplexing to coordinate parallel connections (Heidemann, Eggert, Welzl)

Network Hardware:

*Digital optical computer design (Willner)

*Optical router design (Bannister, Kamath, Patel, Hauer, McGeehan, Suryaputra, Willner)

Peer DMA for high-speed host-based routers (Hutton)

IP checksum hardware implementation (Parham)

Performance limits of MD5 authentication hash

Network interface design (LaCoss)

Web Caching:

Inter-application sharing for advanced prefetching (Hughes)

Web performance over TCP (Eggert, Hiedemann, Obraczka)

Self-organizing cache hierarchies and multicast for self-tuning content delivery nets (Hotz, Hughes)

Community Service:

*Maintain end2end-interest, internet-history, computer-history email lists

Developed a tethered tunnel system to simplify DARPA demos (TetherNet) (Wang)

Codify email and technical sponsorship procedures for IEEE TCGN, ITC, TCCC technical committees

Codify budget procedures for ACM Sigcomm conference planning

Codify paper submission, plagiarism, and republication policies for EDAS