Presentations & Publications


Running Xen book
  • Matthews, Jeanna, Eli M. Dow, Todd Deshane, Wenjin Hu, Jeremy Bongio, Patrick F. Wilbur, and Brendan Johnson. Running Xen: A Hands-on Guide to the Art of Virtualization. Prentice Hall. April 2008. [] [BUY NOW on]
  • Wilbur, Patrick F. and Todd Deshane. Johnny Can Drag and Drop: Determining User Intent Through Traditional Interactions to Improve Desktop Security. CHiMiT ’10: Proceedings of the 4th Symposium on Computer Human Interaction for the Management of Information Technology. November 2010. DOI: 10.1145/1873561.1873565. [Link to Paper]


  • Wilbur, Patrick F. What Exploring Space Taught Me About Systems Architecture and Personal Computing.¬†Potsdam, NY USA. November 28, 2011. [Slides PDF] [Slides and Speaker Notes PDF]
  • Wilbur, Patrick F. Desktop Decomposition, Selective Recomposition, and the Usable Security Problem. Potsdam, NY USA. April 13, 2011. [Slides PDF]
  • Wilbur, Patrick F. The Soul of a Virtual Machine: VM Save, Restore, and Rewind. Clarkson University. Potsdam, NY USA. November 14, 2008. [Slides PDF]
  • Deshane, Todd, Patrick F. Wilbur, and Stephen Spector. Training S4: Introduction to the Open Source Xen Hypervisor. USENIX 2008 Annual Technical Conference, Training Track. Sheraton Boston Hotel. Boston, MA USA. June 22, 2008. [UPDATED 2009 ONLINE SLIDE SET] [Original Slides PDF] [Audio MP3] [Audio OGG] [Xen Drive]
  • Wilbur, Patrick F. Eliminating Errors. Human-Computer Interaction. Clarkson University. Potsdam, NY USA. November 2, 2007. [Slides PDF]
  • Wilbur, Patrick F. Using Modular Arithmetic to Reliably Encode Authentication Information Within Messages Consisting of Port Connection Sequences. Mathematical Association of America Joint Seaway/Metro Conference. Marist College. Poughkeepsie, NY USA. October 14, 2006. [Project Page] [Source Code]