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Full name: 
Randal T Abler
Job title: 
Principal Research Engineer
; Associate Director of the Arbutus Center
Email address: 
Work phone: 
404 894 8142
Fax: 
912.651.7279
Office: 
Klaus 3134

Dr. Abler received his bachelors, Masters, and PhD degrees from Georgia Institute of Technology's School of Electrical and Computer Engineering in 1986, 1992, and 2000, respectively.

Dr. Abler worked as a Research Engineer while pursuing his graduate degrees, and was involved in the design and implementation of parallel computers, including VLSI design to miniaturize special purpose processors. He later worked on various networking areas, including IP, ATM, and wide area networks, and was involved in establishing the initial Internet 2 connectivity for Georgia Tech. Dr Abler's hobbies include flying/flight instructing, and woodworking.

Research interests: 
  • Quality of Service in IP networks
  • Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS)
  • IP delivery of multimedia content in the educational environment

S.-H. Jeong, M. Choi, R. Abler, H. Owen, J.A. Copeland and J. Sokol, "QoS Support for Real-Time Applications Using the Integration of RSVP/IntServ and DiffServ", IFIP-TC6IEU Networking 2000, May 2000

John A. Copeland, Randal Abler, Keith L. Bernhardt, "IP Flow Identification for IP traffic carried over switched networks", Computer Networks and ISDN Systems, 2096 (1998)

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