Publications

Peer Reviewed Papers

Formoso, A., Chavula, J., Phokeer, A., Sathiaseelan, A., and Tyson, G (2018). Deep Diving into Africa’s Inter-Country Latencies. In 37th IEEE Joint Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), Honolulu, HI. [Acceptance Rate: 19%] [Best Presentation Award]

Chavula, Josiah, Amreesh Phokeer, Agustin Formoso and Nick Feamster (2017) An insight into Africa’s country-level latencies. In Proceedings IEEE AFRICON 2017, Cape Town. (Outstanding Paper Award)

Chavula, J., Densmore, M., & Suleman, H. (2016). Using SDN and Reinforcement Learning for Traffic Engineering in UbuntuNet Alliance. Proceedings  of 3rd International Conference on Advances in Computing & Communication Engineering (ICACCE 2016), Durban, South Africa.

Yang, C., Chavula, J., & Suleman, H. (2016). A Topology Visualisation Tool for National Research and Education Networks in Africa. In Proceedings of IST-Africa 2016 Conference, Durban, South Africa.

Sanby, R., Chavula, J.,  & Suleman, H. (2016). “Efficient Topology Discovery for African NRENs. In Proceedings of IST-Africa  2016 Conference, Durban, South Africa.

Chavula, J., Densmore, M., & Suleman, H. (2015). Reducing Latency in African NRENs Using Performance-based LISP/SDN Traffic Engineering. Proceedings  of 7th International Conference on Networks & Communications (NETCOM 2015), pp. 83-98, Sydney, Australia.

Chavula, J., Feamster, N., Bagula, A., & Suleman, H. (2014, November). Quantifying the Effects of Circuitous Routes on the Latency of Intra-Africa Internet Traffic: A Study of Research and Education Networks. In International Conference on e-Infrastructure and e-Services for Developing Countries (pp. 64-73). Springer International Publishing.

Technical Presentations

African Peering Forum (AFPIF-2017- Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire): Looking for Latency clusters in Africa

Africa DNS Forum (07/2017, DAR-es-Salaam, Tanzania): DNS Measurements

AFRINIC Internet Measurements Workshop (04/2017, Nairobi, Kenya): State of Internet measurement Infrastructure in Africa

9th Annual Symposium on Future Trends in Service-Oriented Computing, Potsdam, Germany (06/2014): Peering for the Pan-African Research and Education Networks: Challenges and Possibilities

Conference and Workshop Committees

Workshop TPC Co-chair for Internet Measurements Research Workshop –  AFRICOMM 2018

Committee Member (Reviewer) for EAI INTERSOL 2018

Committee Member (Reviewer) for ACM CompaSS 2018

Workshop Co-chair for Internet Measurements Research Workshop – AFRICOMM-2017 (Lagos, Nigeria)

Committee Member: SAICSIT-2015 ICT4D Workshop (Stellenbosch)