Resources

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How to do a systems PhD: advice from Steven Hand

Hints for Computer System Design (Butler Lampson)

How to Have a Bad Career in Research/Academia (Patterson , Kozyrakis )

How to read papers (1 , 2) and how to review them

Advice on Research and Writing, Jon's Collection , and a referee's plea

Writing a good abstract and introduction

How to do great research

How to write boring papers

What to do at conferences?

Talking the Talk: Tips on Giving a Successful Conference Presentation

Can you trust your experimental results?

Networking on the Network:  A Guide to Professional Skills for PhD Students

How to manage your PhD supervisor

How to write a killer cover letter for a postdoctoral application


    Datasets & Tool

The Koblenz Network Collection http://konect.uni-koblenz.de/

CAIDA Internet traffic, topology & routing datasets http://www.caida.org/data/

Stanford Large Network Dataset Collection http://snap.stanford.edu/data/

CRAWDAD Wireless Data http://crawdad.cs.dartmouth.edu/

Unix Tools Video Lectures by Markus Kuhn (Cambridge) https://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/teaching/1617/UnixTools/video/ 


    Mobile/IoT Libraries

Sensing Kit (mobile sensors on Android/iOS) http://www.sensingkit.org

Sensor hardware and code for the IoT Connected Seeds project https://github.com/nandadoes/cs-sensor-unit

Emotion Sense (collection of Android libraries) http://emotionsense.org/code.html

X-Sense Labs (Android) https://github.com/xsenselabs

Android Remote Sensing Platform http://tecvis.co.uk/software/airs


    IP Networks

SIGCOMM graduate-level eBook on “Recent Advances in Networking

Internet Engineering course at University of Virginia

Richard Clegg’s material on modelling networks and network theory and routing

Computer Networking: Principles, Protocols & Practice, Open-source book Olivier Bonaventure

Computer Networks course by Paolo Costa

Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach 6th ed. by J.F. Kurose and K.W. Ross (slides)

NANOG Tutorials

Keshav’s video Lectures on Mathematical Foundations of Computer Networking


    Maths, Telecommunications, and Information Theory

Information Theory, Inference and Learning Algorithms by David MacKay

Claude Shannon: Collected Papers

Mathematics Books Available for Free Downloading

Fundamentals of Telecommunications

Mining of Massive Datasets

Data Mining and Analysis: Fundamental Concepts and Algorithms

Performance Evaluation Of Computer And Communication Systems (book)


    Social Network Analysis

Weighted Spectral Distribution

igraph library

Matlab tools for network analysis

UCINET

Awk OneLiners

    Community Interest Groups

Cambridge Networks Network

Higher Education Academy (Fellowship)

Next Generation Networking

London Networking