31 October 2019 to 1 November 2019
JW Marriott Austin
America/Winnipeg timezone
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What's in a Name?

1 Nov 2019, 11:30
Griffin Hall (JW Marriott Austin)

Griffin Hall

JW Marriott Austin

110 E 2nd St Austin TX 78701 USA
No longer available: Standard Presentation Public Workshop


Wes Hardaker (USC/ISI)


During the summer of 2018, A USC student performed extensive trend analysis of domain names in the 2017 and 2018 DITL datasets for B-Root. The student broke down each incoming request name by length, TLD components, language, etc and plotted the results with respect to time. The result showed a surprising number of buried trends within the DITL datasets, such as the percentage of root traffic is from the Chrome web browser, which languages are reflected in DNS traffic, and hidden repetitious signals discovered in requests based on the number of contained labels. This presentation would be the first public presentation of that resulting study.


(I could easily do 30 minutes too if need be, but 15 is probably fine)

I'm leaving in the afternoon of the second day in order to get to ICANN, so I'd likely need to present this before the lunch break on the second day.

Talk Duration Lightning Talk 5 Minutes

Primary authors

Wes Hardaker (USC/ISI) Haoyu Jiang (USC/ISI)

Presentation Materials