Performing Internet measurements is often the first step towards understanding and mitigating security and privacy threats. We develop experiment methodologies and tools that facilitate accurate conclusions to be made by researchers conducting Internet measurements.
Currently our focus is on developing techniques and methodologies to correctly scrape the web and measure Internet paths for different research problems.
Apophanies or Epiphanies? How Crawlers Impact Our Understanding of the Web. Suleman Ahmad, Daniyal Dar, Narseo Vallina-Rodriguez, Fareed Zaffar, and Rishab Nithyanand. Proceedings of The Web Conference, WWW 2020. PDF, blog post, code and data.