Hello! I'm Joseph Billingsley.

I am a PhD student at the University of Exeter studying resource allocation in virtualised networks. I also bake pies, ride horses and jump out of planes.

5 Days Fast

Notes on a very un-scientific experiment

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Notes On Writing A Paper

Writing a good academic paper is a lot of work. When I started I found it difficult to work out exactly how I was meant to go about it. There is a lot of good information on the available on the surface requirements: layout, spelling, presentation etc but there are other deeper aspects that are as essential but often forgotten. To have a chance of getting accepted in a good conference or journal a paper must be:

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On Long Running Tests

For around the last two months I’ve been running some tests evaluating a bunch of different algorithms and seeing how they perform when subjected to a range of challenging tests. The aim: to see where they fail, where they succeed and get some ideas of how to improve them.

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New Years Goals for 2018

A little late this year and a little different.

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Never Look Back

A short story based on a walk home one night

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How To Write Down Your Pin

A guide for people who can't remember 4 digit numbers

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HCI, NFV, and SLAs - My PhD in Plain English

...or how I wish someone had explained it when I started.

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