Publications

Resilient Distributed Datasets: A Fault-Tolerant Abstraction for In-Memory Cluster Computing
Matei Zaharia, Mosharaf Chowdhury, Tathagata Das, Ankur Dave, Justin Ma, Murphy McCauley, Michael J. Franklin, Scott Shenker, and Ion Stoica,
Proceedings of the USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI), April 2012.

The Energy and Emergy of the Internet
Barath Raghavan and Justin Ma,
Proceedings of the ACM Workshop on Hot Topics in Networks (HotNets), November 2011.

Scaling the Mobile Millennium System in the Cloud
Timothy Hunter, Teodor Moldovan, Matei Zaharia, Samy Merzgui, Justin Ma, Alexandre M. Bayen, Pieter Abbeel, Michael J. Franklin,
Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing (SOCC), October 2011.

Managing Data Transfers in Computer Clusters with Orchestra
Mosharaf Chowdhury, Matei Zaharia, Justin Ma, Michael I. Jordan, Ion Stoica,
Proceedings of the ACM SIGCOMM Conference, August 2011.

Networking in the Long Emergency [Best Paper]
Barath Raghavan and Justin Ma,
Proceedings of the ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on Energy and IT (GreenNet), August 2011.

Design and Evaluation of a Real-Time URL Spam Filtering Service
Kurt Thomas, Chris Grier, Justin Ma, Vern Paxson, Dawn Song,
Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, May 2011.

Learning to Detect Malicious URLs
Justin Ma, Lawrence K. Saul, Stefan Savage, Geoffrey M. Voelker,
ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology, Vol. 2, No. 3, 2011.

Privacy-Preserving Network Forensics
Mikhail Afanasyev, Tadayoshi Kohno, Justin Ma, Nick Murphy, Stefan Savage, Alex C. Snoeren, and Geoffrey M. Voelker,
Communications of the Association for Computing Machinery, 54(5), May 2011.

Learning to Detect Malicious URLs
Justin Ma,
UC San Diego, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, PhD Dissertation, 2010.
Recipient of UC San Diego CSE Departmental Dissertation Award.

Exploiting Feature Covariance in High-Dimensional Online Learning
Justin Ma, Alex Kulesza, Mark Dredze, Koby Crammer, Lawrence K. Saul, and Fernando Pereira,
Proceedings of the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics (AISTATS), pages 493-500, Sardinia, Italy, May 2010.

Neon: System Support for Derived Data Management
Qing Zhang, John McCullough, Justin Ma, Nabil Schear, Michael Vrable, Amin Vahdat, Alex C. Snoeren, Geoffrey M. Voelker, and Stefan Savage,
Proceedings of the ACM SIGPLAN/SIGOPS International Conference on Virtual Execution Environments (VEE), Pittsburgh, PA, March 2010.

Identifying Suspicious URLs: An Application of Large-Scale Online Learning
Justin Ma, Lawrence K. Saul, Stefan Savage, and Geoffrey M. Voelker,
Proceedings of the International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), pages 681-688, Montreal, Quebec, June 2009.
Talk: [ODP] [PPT] [PDF]

Beyond Blacklists: Learning to Detect Malicious Web Sites from Suspicious URLs
Justin Ma, Lawrence K. Saul, Stefan Savage, and Geoffrey M. Voelker,
Proceedings of the ACM SIGKDD Conference, pages 1245-1253, Paris, France, June 2009.
Talk: [ODP] [PPT] [PDF]

Unexpected Means of Protocol Inference
Justin Ma, Kirill Levchenko, Christian Kreibich, Stefan Savage, and Geoffrey M. Voelker,
Proceedings of the ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 2006.

Finding Diversity in Remote Code Injection Exploits
Justin Ma, John Dunagan, Helen J. Wang, Stefan Savage, and Geoffrey M. Voelker,
Proceedings of the ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 2006.
[Talk]

Self-Stopping Worms
Justin Ma, Geoffrey M. Voelker, and Stefan Savage,
Proceedings of the ACM Workshop on Rapid Malcode (WORM), Fairfax, VA, November 2005.
[Talk]

Scalability, Fidelity, and Containment in the Potemkin Virtual Honeyfarm
Michael Vrable, Justin Ma, Jay Chen, David Moore, Erik Vandekieft, Alex C. Snoeren, Geoffrey M. Voelker, and Stefan Savage,
Proceedings of the 20th ACM Symposium on Operating System Principles (SOSP), Brighton, UK, October 2005.

Wireless Network Security and Interworking
Minho Shin, Justin Ma, Arunesh Mishra, and William A. Arbaugh,
Proceedings of the IEEE, Vol. 94, No. 2, February, 2006.