Perspectives on Tracing End-Hosts: A Survey Summary

By: 
Diana Joumblatt, Renata Teixeira, Jaideep Chandrashekar, and Nina Taft
Appears in: 
CCR April 2010

There is an amazing paucity of data that is collected directly from users’ personal computers. One key reason for this is the perception among researchers that users are unwilling to participate in such a data collection effort. To understand the range of opinions on matters that occur with end-host data tracing, we conducted a survey of 400 computer scientists. In this paper, we summarize and share our findings.