# Publications

### 2024

**Improving the Training of Rectified Flows**

S. Lee, Z. Lin, G. Fanti

[NeurIPS 2024]**Data distribiution valuation**

X. Xu, S. Wang, C. S. Foo, B.K.H. Low, G. Fanti

[NeurIPS 2024]**On the Convergence of Differentially-Private Fine-tuning: To Linearly Probe or to Fully Fine-tune?**

S. Ke, C. Hou, S. Oh, G. Fanti

[arXiv 2024]**Instance-optimal Clipping for Summation Problems in the Shuffle Model of Differential Privacy**

W. Dong, Q. Liu, G. Fanti, E. Shi, K. Yi

[CCS 2024]**CONAN: Distributed Proofs of Compliance for Anonymous Data Collection**

M. Zhou, G. Fanti, E. Shi

[CCS 2024]**Raft-Forensics: High Performance CFT Consensus with Accountability for Byzantine Faults**

W. Tang, P. Sheng, P. Roy, X. Wang, G. Fanti, and P. Viswanath

[AFT 2024] [Implementation] [Simulation code]**PrE-Text: Training Language Models on Private Federated Data in the Age of LLMs**

C. Hou, A. Shrivastava, H. Zhan, R. Conway, T. Le, A. Sagar, G. Fanti, D. Lazar

**(Oral Presentation @ ICML 2024)**

**(Honorable Mention, Best Paper Award, PML Workshop @ ICLR 2024)**

[ICML 2024] [code]**Privacy Requirements and Realities of Digital Public Goods**

G. Gopi, A. Maddi, O. Arasaratnam, G. Fanti

[SOUPS 2024]**Statistic Maximal Leakage**

S. Wang, Z. Lin, G. Fanti

[ISIT 2024]**Summary Statistic Privacy in Data Sharing**

Z. Lin*, S. Wang*, V. Sekar, and G. Fanti

[JSAIT, Special Issue on Trustworthy ML] [code]**Equal contribution***Mixture-of-Linear-Experts for Long-term Time Series Forecasting**

R. Ni, Z. Lin, S. Wang, G. Fanti

[AISTATS 2024]**Benchmarking Private Population Data Release Mechanisms: Synthetic Data vs. TopDown**

A. Maddi, S. Routray, A. Goldberg, G. Fanti

[PPAI Workshop @ AAAI 2024]**The Role of User-Agent Interactions on Mobile Money Practices in Kenya and Tanzania**

K. Sowon, E. Luhanga, L. Cranor, G. Fanti, C. Tucker, A. Gueye

[IEEE S&P 2024]

### 2023

**Pretrained deep models outperform GBDTs in Learning-To-Rank under label scarcity**

C. Hou, K. K. Thekumparampil, M. Shavlovsky, G. Fanti, Y. Dattatreya, S. Sanghavi

[ICML MFPL Workshop 2023 (Oral)]**Gen-T: Reduce Distributed Tracing Operational Costs Using Generative Models**

S. Tochner, G. Fanti, V. Sekar

[Temporal Graph Learning Workshop @ NeurIPS 2023]**User Experiences with Third-Party SIM Cards and ID Registration in Kenya and Tanzania**

E. Luhanga, K. Sowon, L. Cranor, G. Fanti, C. Tucker, A. Gueye

[arxiv]**Towards a Defense against Backdoor Attacks in Continual Federated Learning**

S. Wang, J. Hayase, G. Fanti, and S. Oh

[TMLR] [code]**Batching of Tasks by Users of Pseudonymous Forums: Anonymity Compromise and Protection**

A. Goldberg, G. Fanti, N.B. Shah

[SIGMETRICS 2023]**Strategic Latency Reduction in Blockchain Peer-to-Peer Networks**

W. Tang, L. Kiffer, G. Fanti, and A. Juels

[SIGMETRICS 2023] [geth client code] [simulation code]

### 2022

**Privacy in cross-border digital currency: A transatlantic approach**

G. Fanti, N. Pocher

[Atlantic Council White paper]**Missing Key: The challenge of cybersecurity and central bank digital currency**

G. Fanti, K. Kostiainen, W. Howlett, J. Lipsky, O. Moehr, J.P. Schnapper-Casteras, and J. Wolff

[Atlantic Council White paper]**Distance-Aware Private Set Intersection**

Chakraborti, Anrin, Giulia Fanti, and Michael K. Reiter

[USENIX Security 2022]**Practical GAN-based Synthetic IP Header Trace Generation using NetShare**

Y. Yin, Z. Lin, M. Jin, G. Fanti, and V. Sekar

[SIGCOMM 2022] [code]**FedChain: Chained Algorithms for Near-optimal Communication Cost in Federated Learning**

C. Hou, K. K. Thekumparampil, G. Fanti, S. Oh

(Presented at the FL-ICML 2021 Workshop, Oral)

[ICLR 2022]**RareGAN: Generating Samples for Rare Classes**

Z. Lin, G. Fanti, V. Sekar

[AAAI 2022] [code]**Locally Differentially Private Sparse Vector Aggregation**

M. Zhou, T. Wang, H. Chan, G. Fanti, E. Shi

[IEEE S&P 2022] [code]**Efficient Algorithms for Federated Saddle Point Optimization**

C. Hou, K. K. Thekumparampil, G. Fanti, S. Oh

[arxiv]

### 2021

**Why Spectral Normalization Stabilizes GANs: Analysis and Improvements**

Z. Lin, V. Sekar, G. Fanti

[NeurIPS 2021] [code]**The Effect of Network Topology on Credit Network Throughput**

V. Sivaraman, W. Tang, S. B. Venkatakrishnan, G. Fanti, M. Alizadeh

[IFIP Performance 2021]**On the Privacy Properties of GAN-generated samples**

Z. Lin, V. Sekar, G. Fanti

[AISTATS 2021]**Self-supervised euphemism detection and identification for content moderation**

W. Zhu, H. Gong, R.Bansal, Z. Weinberg, N. Christin, G. Fanti, S. Bhat

[IEEE S&P 2021] [code]**SquirRL: Automating Attack Discovery on Blockchain Incentive Mechanisms with Deep Reinforcement Learning**

C. Hou*, M.Zhou*, Y. Ji, P. Daian, F. Tramer, G. Fanti, A. Juels

[NDSS 2021] [code]**Equal contribution***Abusive Language Detection in Heterogeneous Contexts: Dataset Collection and the Role of Supervised Attention**

H. Gong, A. Valido, K. Ingraham, G. Fanti, D. Espelage, S. Bhat

[AAAI 2021] [code] [dataset]

### 2020

**Communication cost of consensus for nodes with limited memory**

G. Fanti, N. Holden, Y. Peres, G. Ranade

[PNAS] [arXiv] [code]**Generating High-fidelity, Synthetic Time Series Datasets with DoppelGANger**

Z. Lin, A. Jain, C. Wang, G. Fanti, V. Sekar

**(Best Paper Award Finalist, ACM IMC)**

[IMC 2020] [code]**Routing cryptocurrency with the spider network**

V. Sivaraman, S. Bojja Venkatakrishnan, K. Ruan, P. Negi, L. Yang, R. Mittal, G. Fanti, M. Alizadeh

[NSDI 2020] [code]**Privacy-Utility Tradeoffs in Routing Cryptocurrency over Payment Channel Networks**

W. Tang, W. Wang, G. Fanti, S. Oh

[Sigmetrics 2020]**InfoGAN-CR: Disentangling Generative Adversarial Networks with Contrastive Regularizers**

Z. Lin, K. Thekumparampil, G. Fanti, S. Oh

[ICML 2020] [code]**Design choices for central bank digital currency: Policy and technical considerations**

S. Allen, S. Capkun, I. Eyal, G. Fanti, B. Ford, J. Grimmelmann, A. Juels, K. Kostiainen, S. Meiklejohn, A. Miller, E. Prasad, K. Wüst, and F. Zhang

[Brookings Report]

### 2019

**Scaling Bitcoin by 10,000 x**

L. Yang, V. Bagaria, G. Wang, M. Alizadeh, D. Tse, G. Fanti, P. Viswanath

[arXiv] [code]**Prism: Deconstructing the Blockchain to Approach Physical Limits**

V. Bagaria, S. Kannan, D. Tse, G. Fanti, P. Viswanath

[ACM CCS 2019]**Barracuda: The Power of l-Polling in Proof-of-Stake Blockchains**

**(Best Paper Award, ACM MobiHoc)**

G. Fanti, J. Jiao, A. Makkuva, S. Oh, R. Rana, P. Viswanath

[ACM MobiHoc 2019]**Compounding of Wealth in Proof-of-Stake Cryptocurrencies**

G. Fanti, L. Kogan, S. Oh, K. Ruan, P. Viswanath, G. Wang

[Financial Crypto 2019]**Towards Oblivious Network Analysis using Generative Adversarial Networks**

Z. Lin, S. Moon, C. Zarate, R. Mulagalapalli, S. Kulandaivel, G. Fanti, V. Sekar

[HotNets 2019]

### 2018

**Routing Cryptocurrency in the Spider Network**

V. Sivaraman, S. B. Venkatakrishnan, M. Alizadeh G. Fanti, P. Viswanath

[HotNets 2018]**PacGAN: The Power of Two Samples in Generative Adversarial Networks**

Z. Lin, A. Khetan, G. Fanti, S. Oh

[NeurIPS 2018] [Code]**Dandelion++: Lightweight Cryptocurrency Networking with Formal Anonymity Guarantees**

G. Fanti, S. B. Venkatakrishnan, S. Bakshi, B. Denby, S. Bhargava, A. Miller, P. Viswanath

[Sigmetrics 2018] [Simulation code] [Bitcoin Core reference implementation] [Bitcoin Magazine]

### 2017

**Dandelion: Redesigning the Bitcoin Network for Anonymity**

S. B. Venkatakrishnan, G. Fanti, P. Viswanath

[Sigmetrics 2017] [Code] [BTC Manager] [CyberScoop]**Anonymity Properties of the Bitcoin P2P Network**

G. Fanti, P. Viswanath

[NeurIPS 2017] [Code]**Hiding the Rumor Source**

G. Fanti, P. Kairouz, S. Oh, K. Ramchandran, P. Viswanath

[IEEE Transactions on Information Theory] [arXiv] [code]

### 2016

**Rumor Source Obfuscation on Irregular Trees**

G. Fanti, P. Kairouz, S. Oh, K. Ramchandran, P. Viswanath

[Sigmetrics 2016] [code] [slides]**Building a RAPPOR with the Unknown: Privacy-Preserving Learning of Associations and Data Dictionaries**

G. Fanti, V. Pihur, U. Erlingsson

[PETS 2016] [code]**Metadata-conscious anonymous messaging**

G. Fanti, P. Kairouz, S. Oh, K. Ramchandran, P. Viswanath

[ICML 2016] [IEEE TSIPN 2016] [code]**Algorithmic Advances in Anonymous Communication over Networks**

G. Fanti, P. Viswanath

[CISS 2016]

### 2015

**Spy vs. Spy: Rumor Source Obfuscation**

**(Best Paper Award, ACM Sigmetrics)**.

G. Fanti, P. Kairouz, S. Oh, P. Viswanath

[Sigmetrics 2015] [arXiv] [code]**Efficient, Multi-Server Private Information Retrieval over Unsynchronized Databases**

G. Fanti, K. Ramchandran

[IEEE JSTSP 2015] [Allerton 2014] [code]**Spline-Like Wavelet Filterbanks for Multiresolution Analysis of Graph-Structured Data**

V. Ekambaram, G. Fanti, B. Ayazifar, and K. Ramchandran

[IEEE TSIPN 2015]

### 2014

**Toward efficient, privacy-aware media classification on public databases**

G. Fanti, M. Finiasz, G. Friedland, and K. Ramchandran

[ICMR 2014] [thesis]**Rangzen: Circumventing Government-Imposed Communication Blackouts**

A. Lerner, G. Fanti, J. Garcia, Y. Ben-David, B. Raghavan

[Tech Report, 2014] [Berkeley Engineer] [SF Chronicle]

### 2013

**Multiresolution graph signal processing via circulant structures**

V. Ekambaram, G. Fanti, B. Ayazifar, and K. Ramchandran

[DSP/SPE 2013]**Critically-sampled perfect-reconstruction spline-wavelet filter banks for graph signals**

V. Ekambaram, G. Fanti, B. Ayazifar, and K. Ramchandran

[GLOBESIP 2013]**Circulant structures and graph signal processing**

V. Ekambaram, G. Fanti, B. Ayazifar, and K. Ramchandran

[ICIP 2013]

### 2010

**Wireless power transfer using weakly coupled magnetostatic resonators**

J.O. Mur-Miranda, G. Fanti, Y. Feng, K. Omanakuttan, R. Ongie, A. Setjoadi, and N. Sharpe

[ECCE 2010]**Peak wireless power transfer using magnetically coupled series resonators**

J.O. Mur-Miranda and G. Fanti

[EnergyCon 2010]