On changing the culture of empirical internet assessment

@article{Allman2013OnCT,
  title={On changing the culture of empirical internet assessment},
  author={Mark Allman},
  journal={Computer Communication Review},
  year={2013},
  volume={43},
  pages={78-83}
}
Over the last 20 years empirical assessment of the Internet has become a crucial task with two first-order goals. The first goal is to understand the vast global network as it exists. This informs our mental models on which we can then develop and extend the Internet in myriad ways. The second goal is to understand the problems facing the Internet in a concrete fashion such that the community can then develop solutions. While empirical assessment often appears straightforward at first blush… CONTINUE READING