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Detecting peering infrastructure outages in the wild

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Detecting peering infrastructure outages in the wild. / Giotsas, Vasileios; Dietzel, Christoph; Smaragdakis, Georgios; Feldmann, Anja; Berger, Arthur; Aben, Emile.

SIGCOMM 2017 - Proceedings of the 2017 Conference of the ACM Special Interest Group on Data Communication. New York : Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, 2017. p. 446-459.

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Giotsas, V, Dietzel, C, Smaragdakis, G, Feldmann, A, Berger, A & Aben, E 2017, Detecting peering infrastructure outages in the wild. in SIGCOMM 2017 - Proceedings of the 2017 Conference of the ACM Special Interest Group on Data Communication. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, New York, pp. 446-459, 2017 Conference of the ACM Special Interest Group on Data Communication, SIGCOMM 2017, Los Angeles, United States, 21/08/17. https://doi.org/10.1145/3098822.3098855

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Giotsas, V., Dietzel, C., Smaragdakis, G., Feldmann, A., Berger, A., & Aben, E. (2017). Detecting peering infrastructure outages in the wild. In SIGCOMM 2017 - Proceedings of the 2017 Conference of the ACM Special Interest Group on Data Communication (pp. 446-459). Association for Computing Machinery, Inc. https://doi.org/10.1145/3098822.3098855

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Giotsas V, Dietzel C, Smaragdakis G, Feldmann A, Berger A, Aben E. Detecting peering infrastructure outages in the wild. In SIGCOMM 2017 - Proceedings of the 2017 Conference of the ACM Special Interest Group on Data Communication. New York: Association for Computing Machinery, Inc. 2017. p. 446-459 https://doi.org/10.1145/3098822.3098855

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Giotsas, Vasileios ; Dietzel, Christoph ; Smaragdakis, Georgios ; Feldmann, Anja ; Berger, Arthur ; Aben, Emile. / Detecting peering infrastructure outages in the wild. SIGCOMM 2017 - Proceedings of the 2017 Conference of the ACM Special Interest Group on Data Communication. New York : Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, 2017. pp. 446-459

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