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Michael Rabinovich

Professor Emeritus, Computer and Data Sciences Department
Investigates solutions to improve Internet performance, scalability and security
Office: 507 Olin


Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Washington, 1969

Research Interests

My current interests revolve around distributed systems and networking. In particular, my current focus is on Internet measurements, content delivery networks and Web hosting platforms, cloud computing, and Internet security.

Teaching Interests

Networking and Internet

Patents Received

2015, "Internet measurement system application programming interface ," 9,021,082, Michael Rabinovich.


Al-Qudah, Z., Jomhawy, I., Alsarayreh, M., & Rabinovich, M. (2020). On the stability and diversity of Internet routes in the MPLS era. Performance Evaluation, Elsevier, 138 ().
DOI: 10.1016/j.peva.2020.102084
Al-Dalky, R., Rabinovich, M., & Allman, M. (2018). Practical challenge-response for DNS. ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review, 48 (3), 20-28.
Rabinovich, M., & Allman, M. (2016). Measuring the Internet. IEEE Internet Computing [10897801], 20 (4), 8-Jun.
Al-Qudah, Z., Johnson, E., Rabinovich, M., & Spatcheck, O. (2016). Internet with Transient Destination-Controlled Addressing. ACM/IEEE Trans. on Networking, ().
DOI: 10.1109/TNET.2014.2382110
Ding, H., & Rabinovich, M. (2015). TCP Stretch Acknowledgements and Timestamps: Findings and Implications for Passive RTT Measurement. ACM SIGCOMM Computer Comm. Review, 45 (3), 20-27.
Ouyang, T., Ray, S., Allman, M., & Rabinovich, M. (2014). A Large-Scale Empirical Analysis of Email Spam Detection Through Network Characteristics in a Stand-Alone Enterprise. Computer Networks, Elsevier, 59 (), 101--121.
DOI: 10.1016/j.comnet.2013.08.031
Callahan, T., Allman, M., & Rabinovich, M. (2013). On modern DNS behavior and properties. Computer Communication Review, 43 (3), 7-15.