Computer Science Department,
About the talk:
Source-Specific Multicast is a recent development that aims to solve a number of challenges for IP Multicast -- among them address allocation, network management and debugging, and inter-domain routing. This talk will describe the benefits of SSM, its current status, and future directions and challenges for IP Multicast.
About the speaker:
Hugh is a PhD student in the Distributed Systems Group at Stanford. He co-chairs the SSM working group within the IETF. He is also a member of the Gigabit Technologies Group at Cisco Systems, where, in addition to multicast, he works on high-speed LAN switches and routers.