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Paul Barford

Paul Barford

Expert on computer communication networks and the Internet including Internet structure, traffic characteristics, security.

Professor, Computer Sciences; director, Wisconsin Advanced Internet Laboratory College of Letters and Science Work: 608-262-6609 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page Twitter: @Paul Barford


  • Internet data science emphasizing methods for large-scale analytics, data quality, data mining and modeling.
  • Computer networking, emphasizing techniques for measuring Internet protocols, systems, traffic characteristics and topological structure.
  • Computer security emphasizing identification of traffic anomalies, malicious attacks and intrusions.


  • Fellow of the ACM
  • Fellow of the IEEE
  • Author of over 120 published papers and patents
  • Founder of two successful Internet companies
  • Internet Atlas project was named one of the 100 Greatest Innovations of 2017 by Popular Science Magazine