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Publications

2020

  1. (SIGCOMM) PINT: Probabilistic In-band Network Telemetry
    Ran Ben Basat, Sivaramakrishnan Ramanathan, Yuliang Li, Gianni Antichi, Minlan Yu and Michael Mitzenmacher
    ACM SIGCOMM
    Aug. 2020

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  2. (SIGCOMM) Microscope: Queue-based Performance Diagnosis for Network Functions
    Junzhi Gong, Yuliang Li, Bilal Anwer, Aman Shaikh and Minlan Yu
    ACM SIGCOMM
    Aug. 2020

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  3. (SIGCOMM) Scouts: Improving the Diagnosis Process Through Domain-customized Incident Routing
    Jiaqi Gao, Nofel Yaseen, Robert MacDavid, Felipe Vieira Frujeri, Vincent Liu, Ricardo Bianchini, Ramaswamy Aditya, Xiahoang Wang, Henry Lee, David Maltz, Minlan Yu and Behnaz Arzani
    ACM SIGCOMM
    Aug. 2020

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  4. (SIGCOMM) Lyra: A Cross-Platform Language and Compiler for Data Plane Programming on Heterogeneous ASICs
    Jiaqi Gao, Ennan Zhai, Hongqiang Harry Liu, Rui Miao, Yu Zhou, Bingchuan Tian, Chen Sun, Dennis Cai, Ming Zhang and Minlan Yu
    ACM SIGCOMM
    Aug. 2020

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  5. (IFIP) Routing Oblivious Measurement Analytics
    Ran Ben Basat, Xiaoqi Chen, Gil Einziger, Shir Landau Feibish, Danny Raz and Minlan Yu
    IFIP the International Federation for Information Processing Networking
    Jun. 2020

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  6. (SIGMOD) Cheetah: Accelerating Database Queries with Switch Pruning
    Muhammad Tirmazi, Ran Ben Basat, Jiaqi Gao and Minlan Yu
    SIGMOD
    Jun. 2020

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  7. (NDSS) BLAG: Improving Accuracy of Blacklists
    Sivaramakrishnan Ramanathan, Jelena Mirkovic and Minlan Yu
    Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS)
    Feb. 2020

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  8. (AutoML) Automating botnet detection with graph neural networks
    Jiawei Zhou, Zhiying Xu, Alexander Rush and Minlan Yu
    MLSys workshop on Automated Machine Learning For Networks and Distributed Systems
    2020

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  9. (OptLearnMAS) Game Theory for Strategic DDoS Mitigation
    Omkar Thakoor, Minlan Yu, Milind Tambe and Phebe Vayanos
    11th International Workshop on Optimization and Learning in Multiagent Systems
    2020

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2019

  1. (SOSP) Risk-based planning for evolving data-center networks
    Omid Alipourfard, Jiaqi Gao, Jeremie Koenig, Chris Harshaw, Amin Vahdat and Minlan Yu
    Symposium on operating systems principles (SOSP)
    Oct. 2019

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  2. (SIGCOMM) HPCC: High Precision Congestion Control for RDMA
    Yuliang Li, Rui Miao, Hongqiang Liu, Yan Zhuang, Fei Feng, Lingbo Tang, Zheng Cao, Frank Kelly, Mohammad Alizadeh, Minlan Yu and Ming Zhang
    ACM SIGCOMM
    Aug. 2019

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  3. (SOSR) Enabling Policy Innovation in Interdomain Routing: A Software-Defined Approach
    Anduo Wang, Zhijia Chen, Tony Yang and Minlan Yu
    Symposium on SDN Research (SOSR)
    Apr. 2019

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  4. (NSDI) DETER: Deterministic TCP Replay for Performance Diagnosis
    Yuliang Li, Rui Miao, Mohammad Alizadeh and Minlan Yu
    USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI)
    Feb. 2019

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  5. (CCR) Network Telemetry: Towards A Top-Down Approach
    Minlan Yu
    ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review (Editorial)
    2019

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2018

  1. (ACSAC) SENSS Against Volumetric DDoS Attacks
    Sivaramakrishnan Ramanathan, Jelena Mirkovic, Minlan Yu and Ying Zhang
    Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC)
    Dec. 2018

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  2. (HotNets) Decoupling algorithms and optimizations in network functions
    Omid Alipourfard and Minlan Yu
    ACM Workshop on Hot Topics in Networks (HotNets)
    Nov. 2018

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  3. (SEC) VideoEdge: Processing Camera Streams using Hierarchical Clusters
    Chien-Chun Hung, Ganesh Ananthanarayanan, Peter Bodik, Leana Golubchik, Minlan Yu, Paramvir Bahl and Matthai Philipose
    ACM/IEEE Symposium on Edge Computing (SEC)
    Oct. 2018

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  4. (SIGMOD) Cold Filter: A Meta-Framework for Faster and More Accurate Stream Processing
    Yang Zhou, Tong Yang, Jie Jiang, Bin Cui, Minlan Yu, Xiaoming Li and Steve Uhlig
    SIGMOD
    Jun. 2018

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  5. (EUROSYS) Wide-Area Analytics with Multiple Resources
    Chien-Chun Hung, Ganesh Ananthanarayanan, Leana Golubchik, Minlan Yu and Mingyang Zhang
    European Conference on Computer Systems (Eurosys)
    Apr. 2018

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  6. (SOSR) A Comparison of Performance and Accuracy of Measurement Algorithms in Software
    Omid Alipourfard, Masoud Moshref, Yang Zhou, Tong Yang and Minlan Yu
    Symposium on SDN Research (SOSR)
    Mar. 2018

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  7. (CCR) Accelerating Network Measurement in Software
    Yang Zhou, Omid Alipoufard, Minlan Yu and Tong Yang
    ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review
    2018

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2017

  1. (NSDI) CherryPick: Adaptively Unearthing the Best Cloud Configurations
    Omid Alipourfard, Jianshu Chen, Hongqiang Liu, Shivaram Venkataraman, Minlan Yu and Ming Zhang
    USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI)
    Mar. 2017

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  2. (NSDI) Enabling Wide-spread Communications on Optical Fabric with MegaSwitch
    Li Chen, Kai Chen, Joshua Zhu, Minlan Yu, George Porter, Chunming Qiao and Shan Zhong
    USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI)
    Mar. 2017

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  3. (CIKM) Stream Aggregation Through Order Sampling
    Nick Duffield, Yunhong Xu, Liangzhen Xia, Nesreen Ahmed and Minlan Yu
    ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM)
    2017

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  4. (SIGCOMM) SilkRoad: Making Stateful L4 Load Balancing Fast and Cheap Using Switching ASICs
    Rui Miao, Hongyi Zeng, Changhoon Kim, Jeongkeun Lee and Minlan Yu
    ACM SIGCOMM
    2017

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2016

  1. (CoNEXT) LossRadar: Fast Detection of Lost Packets in Data Center Networks
    Yuliang Li, Rui Miao, Changhoon Kim and Minlan Yu
    ACM SIGCOMM International Conference on emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies (CoNEXT)
    Dec. 2016

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  2. (SIGCOMM) Trumpet: Timely and Precise Triggers in Data Centers
    Masoud Moshref, Minlan Yu, Ramesh Govindan and Amin Vahdat
    ACM SIGCOMM
    Aug. 2016

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  3. (NSDI) FlowRadar: A Better NetFlow for Data Centers
    Yuliang Li, Rui Miao, Changhoon Kim and Minlan Yu
    USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI)
    Apr. 2016

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  4. (SOSR) MOZART: Temporal Coordination of Measurement
    Xuemei Liu, Meral Shirazipour, Minlan Yu and Ying Zhang
    Symposium on SDN Research (SOSR)
    Mar. 2016

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2015

  1. (IMC) The Dark Menace: Characterizing Network-based Attacks in the Cloud
    Rui Miao, Rahul Potharaju, Minlan Yu and Navendu Jain
    Internet Measurement Conference (IMC)
    Oct. 2015

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  2. (SIGCOMM) Condor: Better Topologies through Declarative Design
    Brandon Schlinker, Radhika Niranjan Mysore, Sean Smith, Jeffrey C. Mogul, Amin Vahdat, Minlan Yu, Ethan Katz-Bassett and Michael Rubin
    ACM SIGCOMM
    Aug. 2015

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  3. (SIGCOMM) Hopper: Decentralized Speculation-aware Cluster Scheduling at Scale
    Xiaoqi Ren, Ganesh Ananthanarayanan, Adam Wierman and Minlan Yu
    ACM SIGCOMM
    Aug. 2015

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  4. (SOCC) Scheduling Jobs Across Geo- Distributed Datacenters
    Chien-Chun Hung, Leana Golubchik and Minlan Yu
    ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing (SOCC)
    Aug. 2015

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  5. (INFOCOM) RAPIER: Integrating Routing and Scheduling for Coflow-aware Data Center Networks
    Yangming Zhao, Kai Chen, Wei Bai, Minlan Yu, Chen Tian, Yanhui Geng, Yiming Zhang, Dan Li and Sheng Wang
    IEEE INFOCOM
    Apr. 2015

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  6. (HotNets) Re-evaluating Measurement Algorithms in Software
    Omid Alipourfard, Masoud Moshref and Minlan Yu
    ACM Workshop on Hot Topics in Networks (HotNets)
    2015

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  7. (CONEXT) SCREAM: Sketch Resource Allocation for Software-defined Measurement
    Masoud Moshref, Minlan Yu, Ramesh Govindan and Amin Vahdat
    ACM SIGCOMM International Conference on emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies (CoNEXT)
    2015

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  8. (CompNet) Joint VM placement and topology optimization for traffic scalability in dynamic datacenter networks
    Yangming Zhao, Yifan Huang, Kai Chen, Minlan Yu, Sheng Wang and DongSheng Li
    Computer Networks
    2015

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  9. (MAMA) Speculation-Aware Cluster Scheduling
    Xiaoqi Ren, Ganesh Ananthanarayanan, Adam Wierman and Minlan Yu
    Workshop on MAthematical performance Modeling and Analysis (MAMA)
    2015

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2014

  1. (CONEXT) Tango: Simplifying SDN Programming with Automatic Switch Behavior Inference, Abstraction, and Optimizatione
    Aggelos Lazaris, Daniel Tahara, Xin Huang, Li Erran Li, Andreas Voellmy, Y. Richard Yang and Minlan Yu
    ACM SIGCOMM International Conference on emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies (CoNEXT)
    Dec. 2014

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  2. (JNSM) HONE: Joint Host-Network Traffic Management in Software-Defined Networks
    Peng Sun, Minlan Yu, Michael J. Freedman, Jennifer Rexford and David Walker
    Journal of Network and Systems Management (JNSM), special issue on software-defined networking
    Jul. 2014

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  3. (CCR) NOSIX: A Lightweight Portability Layer for the SDN OS
    Minlan Yu, Andreas Wundsam and Muruganantham Raju
    ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review
    Apr. 2014

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  4. (PAM) The Need for End-to-End Evaluation of Cloud Availability
    Zi Hu, Liang Zhu, Calvin Ardi, Ethan Katz-Bassett, Harsha Madhyastha, John Heidemann and Minlan Yu
    Passive and Active Measurements Conference (PAM)
    Mar. 2014

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  5. (NSDI) GRASS: Trimming Stragglers in Approximation Analytics
    Ganesh Ananthanarayanan, Michael Chien-Chun Hung, Xiaoqi Ren, Ion Stoica, Adam Wierman and Minlan Yu
    USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI)
    2014

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  6. (NSDI) FlowTags: Enforcing Network-Wide Policies in the Presence of Dynamic Middlebox Actions
    Seyed Fayazbakhsh, Vyas Sekar, Minlan Yu and Jeff Mogul
    USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI)
    2014

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  7. (SIGCOMM) DREAM: Dynamic Resource Allocation for Software-defined Measurement
    Masoud Moshref, Minlan Yu, Ramesh Govindan and Amin Vahdat
    ACM SIGCOMM
    2014

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  8. (EUROSYS) DIBS: Just-in-time Congestion Mitigation for Data Centers
    Kyriakos Zarifis, Rui Miao, Matt Calder, Ethan Katz-Bassett, Minlan Yu and Jitu Padhye
    European Conference on Computer Systems (Eurosys)
    2014

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  9. (HotSDN) Flow-level State Transition as a New Switch Primitive for SDN
    Masoud Moshref, Apoorv Bhargava, Adhip Gupta, Minlan Yu and Ramesh Govindan
    ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on Hot Topics in Software Defined Networking (HotSDN)
    2014

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  10. (HotSDN) A Secure Computation Framework for Software Defined Networks
    Nachikethas A. Jagadeesan, Ranjan Pal, Kaushik Nadikuditi, Yan Huang, Elaine Shi and Minlan Yu
    poster in ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on Hot Topics in Software Defined Networking
    2014

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2013

  1. (NSDI) Scalable Rule Management for Data Centers
    Masoud Moshref, Minlan Yu, Abhishek Sharma and Ramesh Govindan
    USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI)
    2013

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  2. (SIGCOMM) SIMPLE-fying Middlebox Policy Enforcement Using SDN
    Zafar Qazi, Cheng-chun Tu, Luis Chiang, Rui Miao, Vyas Sekar and Minlan Yu
    ACM SIGCOMM
    2013

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  3. (NSDI) Software defined traffic measurement with OpenSketch
    Minlan Yu, Lavanya Jose and Rui Miao
    USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI)
    2013

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  4. (HotSDN) FlowTags: Enforcing Network-Wide Policies in the Presence of Dynamic Middlebox Actions
    Seyed Fayazbakhsh, Vyas Sekar, Minlan Yu and Jeff Mogul
    ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on Hot Topics in Software Defined Networking (HotSDN)
    2013

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  5. (HotSDN) Resource/Accuracy Tradeoffs in Software-Defined Measurement
    Masoud Moshref, Minlan Yu and Ramesh Govindan
    ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on Hot Topics in Software Defined Networking (HotSDN)
    2013

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2012

  1. (TON) Latency equalization as a new network service primitive
    Minlan Yu, Marina Thottan and Li Li
    IEEE/ACM Trasactions on Networking (TON)
    Feb. 2012

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  2. (CONEXT) Tradeoffs in CDN designs for throughput oriented traffic
    Minlan Yu, Wenjie Jiang, Haoyuan Li and Ion Stoica
    ACM SIGCOMM International Conference on emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies (CoNEXT)
    2012

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  3. (HotCloud) VCRIB: Virtualized rule management in the cloud
    Masoud Moshref, Minlan Yu, Abhishek Sharma and Ramesh Govindan
    USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Cloud Computing (HotCloud)
    2012

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2011

  1. (commag) A Survey of virtual LAN usage in campus networks
    Minlan Yu, Xin Sun, Nick Feamster, Sanjay Rao and Jennifer Rexford
    IEEE Communications Magazine
    Jul. 2011

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  2. (NSDI) Profiling network performance for multi-tier data center applications
    Minlan Yu, Albert Greenberg, Dave Maltz, Jennifer Rexford, Lihua Yuan, Srikanth Kandula and Changhoon Kim
    USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI)
    2011

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  3. (HotICE) Online measurement of large traffic aggregates on commodity switches
    Lavanya Jose, Minlan Yu and Jennifer Rexford
    USENIX workshop on Hot Topics in Management of Internet, Cloud, and Enterprise Networks and Services
    2011

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  4. (WMUST) Identifying performance bottlenecks in CDNs through TCP-level monitoring
    Peng Sun, Minlan Yu, Michael J. Freedman and Jennifer Rexford
    ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on Measurements Up the STack (W-MUST)
    2011

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  5. Scalable management of enterprise and data-center networks
    Minlan Yu
    Ph.D. Thesis (ACM SIGCOMM Doctoral Dissertation Award)
    2011

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2010

  1. (SIGCOMM) Scalable Flow-Based Networking with DIFANE
    Minlan Yu, Jennifer Rexford, Michael J. Freedman and Jia Wang
    ACM SIGCOMM
    2010

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  2. (HotNets) CloudPolice: Taking Access Control out of the Network
    Lucian Popa, Minlan Yu, Steven Y. Ko, Sylvia Ratnasamy and Ion Stoica
    ACM Workshop on Hot Topics in Networks (HotNets)
    2010

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2009

  1. (CONEXT) BUFFALO: Bloom Filter Forwarding Architecture for Large Organizations
    Minlan Yu, Alex Fabrikant and Jennifer Rexford
    ACM SIGCOMM International Conference on emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies (CoNEXT)
    2009

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  2. (CONEXT) Virtually Eliminating Router Bugs
    Eric Keller, Minlan Yu, Matthew Caesar and Jennifer Rexford
    ACM SIGCOMM International Conference on emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies (CoNEXT)
    2009

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  3. (WREN) Hash, Don’t Cache: Fast Packet Forwarding for Enterprise Edge Routers
    Minlan Yu and Jennifer Rexford
    Proc. ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on Research in Enterprise Networks (WREN)
    2009

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2008

  1. (CCR) Rethinking virtual network embedding: Substrate support for path splitting and migration
    Minlan Yu, Yung Yi, Jennifer Rexford and Mung Chiang
    ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review
    Apr. 2008

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  2. (Presto) Latency Equalization: A Programmable Routing Service Primitive
    Minlan Yu, Marina Thottan and Li Li
    ACM SIGCOMM PRESTO Workshop
    2008

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