Comparative Study and Evaluation of Online Ad-blockers

Abstract— In the face of online advertising growing exponentially, numerous technologies have been developed to thwart the display of advertisements. The research work presented here is a comparative study of leading online ad-blockers that are available in software and hardware. In particular we present a study of software products AdBlock, and AdBlock Plus and hardware […]

On Compressing Massive Streaming Graphs with Quadtrees

Abstract—Online social networks  constantly change as new ‘members’ join, existing ‘members’ leave, and ‘followers’ or ‘friends’ are formed and disappear. Dynamic properties of such graphs can be represented by the streaming graph model.  Given a massive graph data stream wherein the number of nodes is in the order of millions and the number of edges is in the tens of […]