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Created on 2/8/2010

Aladdin Home Networking: 10-year anniversary

Dependable home networks as an extension of the Web

Systems and Networking Research Group

Microsoft Research Redmond

o    Scenarios: You can send secure emails to close your garage door; you get an Instant Message when an earthquake causes a power outage at home.

o    Articles

  "It was a fishy way for a scientist to start wiring houses onto Web", Seattle P-I, September 18, 2000

  "There's no place like home", Microsoft Research, May 4, 2001

o    Publications

  Yi-Min Wang, Wilf Russell, and Anish Arora, "A Toolkit for Building Dependable and Extensible Home Networking Applications," in Proc. 4th USENIX Windows Systems Symposium, August 2000.

  Yi-Min Wang, Wilf Russell, Anish Arora, Jun Xu, and Rajesh K. Jagannathan, "Towards Dependable Home Networking: An Experience Report," in Proc. IEEE DSN/FTCS, June 2000.

  Yi-Min Wang, Victor Bahl, and Wilf Russell, "The SIMBA User Alert Service Architecture for Dependable Alert Delivery," in Proc. IEEE DSN, July 2001.

  Anish Arora, Rajesh K. Jagannathan and Yi-Min Wang, "Model-based Design of Dependability in Distributed Systems", in Workshop on Concurrency in Dependable Computing, Newcastle, England 2001.

  Anish Arora, Rajesh K. Jagannathan and Yi-Min Wang, "Model-based Fault Detection in Powerline Networking", in Proc. International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS), 2002.

o    Presentations

  Conference presentation slides

  MobiSys 2003 Panel Presentation Slide Deck

  IEEE ISORC 2005 Panel Presentation Slide Deck

o    Patents

  "Device Adapter for Automation System," U. S. Patent Number 6,535110, issued on March 18, 2003 (filed on August 17, 2000)

  Automation system for controlling and monitoring devices and sensors, U.S. Patent Number 6,961,763, issued on November 1, 2005 (filed on August 17, 2000)

  Pattern-and model-based power line monitoring, U.S. Patent Number 7,133,729, issued on November 7, 2006 (filed on August 17, 2000)

  Weak leader election, U.S. Patent Number 7,139,790, issued on November 21, 2006 (filed on August 17, 2000)

o    High-level system architecture