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Conference Program
Tuesday, Oct 2
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location: Restaurant Faveo
Welcome reception with open bar at the conference hotel

Wednesday, Oct 3
09:00 AM - 09:30 AM
Location: Pipin I/II
Opening Session
  • Messages from the chairs
    Christoph Lindemann (University of Leipzig, Germany); Marco Ajmone Marsan (Politecnico di Torino, Italy); Prashant Shenoy (University of Massachusetts, USA)
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Pipin I/II
Keynote Talk
Victor Bahl (Microsoft Research)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Foyer Pipin
Coffee Break
11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Location: Pipin I/II
Peer-to-Peer Systems
  • A Modeling Framework to Understand the Tussle between ISPs and Peer-to-Peer File Sharing Users
    Michele Garetto (University of Torino, Italy); Daniel Figueiredo (EPFL, Switzerland); Rossano Gaeta (Universita degli Studi di Torino, Italy); Matteo Sereno (University of Torino, Italy)
  • Random Graphs as Models of Hierarchical Peer-to-Peer Networks
    Rossano Gaeta (Universita degli Studi di Torino, Italy); Matteo Sereno (University of Torino, Italy)
  • Stochastic Analysis of File Swarming Systems
    Minghong Lin (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong); Bin Fan (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong); Dah Ming Chiu (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong); John Lui (Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
  • Performance Analysis of BitTorrent-like Systems with Heterogeneous Users
    Wei-Cherng Liao (University of Southern California, USA); Fragkiskos Papadopoulos (University of Southern California, USA); Konstantinos Psounis (University of Southern California, USA)
01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Location: Restaurant Faveo
Lunch
02:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Location: Pipin I/II
Wireless Networks
  • On Processor Sharing and Its Applications to Cellular Data Network Provisioning
    Yujing Wu (The University of Calgary, Canada); Carey Williamson (University of Calgary, Canada); Jingxiang Luo (University of Calgary, Canada)
  • Remote Analysis of a Distributed WLAN Using Passive Wireless-side Measurement
    Aniket Mahanti (University of Calgary, Canada); Carey Williamson (University of Calgary, Canada); Martin Arlitt (University of Calgary, Canada)
  • Delay and Resource Analysis in MANETs in Presence of Throwboxes
    Mouhamad Ibrahim (INRIA Sophia Antipolis, France); Ahmad Al Hanbali (INRIA Sophia-Antipolis, France); Philippe Nain (INRIA, Sophia Antipolis, France, France)
04:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Location: Foyer Pipin
Coffee Break
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Location: Pipin I/II
Networking
  • Target Bandwidth Sharing using Endhost Measures
    George Kola (University of Wisconsin Madison, USA); Mary Vernon (University of Wisconsin Madison, USA)
  • Application-layer Multipath Data Transfer via TCP: Schemes and Performance Tradeoffs
    Bing Wang (University of Connecticut, USA); Wei Wei (University of Massachusetts, USA); James F. Kurose (University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA); Don Towsley (University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA); Krishna Pattipati (University of Connecticut, USA)
  • Bandwidth-Sharing Networks in Overload
    Regina Egorova (CWI, The Netherlands); Sem Borst (CWI, The Netherlands); Bert Zwart (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)
  • Interface Split Routing
    Saqib Raza (University of California, Davis, USA); Chen-Nee Chuah (University of California, Davis, USA)

Thursday, Oct 4
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Pipin I/II
Keynote Talk
Francois Baccelli (INRIA and ENS, France)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Foyer Pipin
Coffee Break
11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Location: Pipin I/II
Polling and Scheduling
  • Scheduling in Polling Systems
    Adam Wierman (Carnegie Mellon University, USA); Erik Winands (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands); Onno Boxma (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands)
  • Polling Models with Renewal Arrivals: A New Method to Derive Heavy-Traffic Asymptotics
    Rob van der Mei (Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica, The Netherlands); Erik Winands (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands)
  • A Multiaccess Tree Algorithm with Free Access, Interference Cancellation and Single Signal Memory Requirements
    Gino Peeters (University of Antwerp, Belgium); Benny Van Houdt (University of Antwerp, Belgium); Chris Blondia (University of Antwerp, Belgium
  • A Distributed Switch Scheduling Algorithm
    Petar Momcilovic (University of Michigan, USA)
01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Location: Restaurant Faveo
Lunch
02:30 PM - 04:00 PM Web and Internet Applications
  • Analysis of the Join the Shortest Queue Policy for web server farms
    Varun Gupta (Carnegie Mellon University, USA); Mor Harchol-Balter (Carnegie Mellon University, USA); Ward Whitt (Columbia University, USA); Karl Sigman (Columbia University, USA)
  • Performance Impacts of Autocorrelated Flows in Multi-tiered Systems
    Ningfang Mi (College of William and Mary, USA); Qi Zhang (College of William and Mary, USA); Alma Riska (Seagate Research, USA); Evgenia Smirni (College of William and Mary, USA); Erik Riedel (Seagate Research, USA)
  • Load Shedding and Distributed Resource Control of Stream Processing Networks
    Hanhua Feng (Columbia University, USA); Zhen Liu (IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA); Cathy Xia (IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA); Li Zhang (IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA)
04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Location: Foyer Pipin
Coffee Break with Poster Session
  • High-level Approach to Modeling Observed System Behavior
    Thomas Begin (Laboratoire Informatique de Paris 6, France); Bruno Baynat (Universite Pierre et Marie Curie-LIP6, France); Alexandre Brandwajn (University of California, USA); Bernd Wolfinger (University of Hamburg, Germany); Serge Fdida (University Pierre & Marie Curie, France)
  • Efficiency of Physical Carrier Sensing in Wireless Access Networks
    Matteo Cesana (Politecnico di Milano, Italy); Luca Campelli (Politecnico di Milano, Italy); Flaminio Borgonovo (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)
  • Approximating Stationary Measures of Structured Continuous-Time Markov Models Using Matrix Diagrams
    Gianfranco Ciardo (University of California-Riverside, USA); Andrew Miner (Iowa State University, USA); Min Wan (University of California, Riverside, USA); Andy Yu (University of California at Riverside, USA)
  • Solving Finite-Buffer Queues with Markovian Arrivals
    Andrzej Chydzinski (Silesian University of Technology, Poland)
  • Capacity Planning, Quality of Service and Price Wars
    Parijat Dube (IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA); Corinne Touati (INRIA - LIG Grenoble, France); Laura Wynter (IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Hawthorne, NY 10532., USA)
  • eMIVA: Tool Support for the Instrumentation of Critical Distributed Applications
    Kai Engels (Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH (DFS), Germany); Ralf Heidger (Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH (DFS), Germany); Reinhold Kroeger (Fachhochschule Wiesbaden - University of Applied Sciences, Germany); Morris Milekovic (Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH (DFS), Germany); Jan Schaefer (Fachhochschule Wiesbaden - University of Applied Sciences, Germany); Markus Schmid (Fachhochschule Wiesbaden - University of Applied Sciences, Germany); Marcus Thoss (tang-IT Consulting GmbH, Germany)
  • How Does Energy Consumption Impact Performance in Bluetooth?
    Juan Carlos Cano Escriba (Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain); Pietro Manzoni (Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain); Carlos Calafate (Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain); Jose Manuel Cano-Garcia (University of Malaga, Spain); Eva Gonzalez-Parada (University of Malaga, Spain)
  • Interval Based Off-Line Clock Synchronization for Wireless Mesh Networks
    Georg Lukas (University of Magdeburg, Germany); Andre Herms (University of Magdeburg, Germany); Daniel Mahrenholz (rt-solutions.de GmbH, Germany)
  • A Note on Source Models for Speech Traffic
    Michael Menth (University of Wuerzburg, Germany); Andreas Binzenhoefer (University of Wuerzburg, Germany); Stefan Muehleck (University of Wuerzburg, Germany)
  • OPSS: A Simulator for Large Scale Peer-to-Peer Streaming Systems
    Stefano Salsano (University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Italy); Francesca Lo Piccolo (University of Roma "Tor Vergata", Italy)
  • Predicting Packet Loss Statistics with Hidden Markov Models
    Fernando Silveira (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil); Edmundo de Souza e Silva (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
08:00 PM - 11:00 PM Conference Dinner at Gürzenich Event Hall

Friday, Oct 5
09:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location: Pipin I/II
Queueing Systems
  • SQF: A Slowdown Queueing Fairness Measure
    Eli Brosh (Columbia University, USA); Hanoch Levy (Tel Aviv University, Israel); Benjamin Avi-Itzhak (Rutgers State University, USA)
  • An Approximate Compositional Approach to the Analysis of Fluid Queue Networks
    Tony Field (Imperial, United Kingdom); Peter Harrison (Imperial College, United Kingdom)
  • A minimal representation of Markov arrival processes and a moments matching method
    Miklos Telek (Technical University of Budapest, Hungary); Gabor Horvath (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Foyer Pipin
Coffee Break
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Pipin I/II
Traffic Models
  • Multicast Inference of Temporal Loss Characteristics
    Vijay Arya (University of Melbourne, Australia); Nick Duffield (AT&T Labs - Research, USA); Darryl Veitch (University Melbourne, Australia)
  • Flow vs. Time Sampling for Throughput Performance Evaluation
    Thomas Bonald (France Telecom R&D, France); Minh Anh Tran (Ecole Normale Superieure, France)
  • Offline/Realtime Traffic Classification Using Semi-Supervised Learning
    Jeffrey Erman (University of Calgary, Canada); Anirban Mahanti (Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India); Martin Arlitt (HP Labs, USA); Ira Cohen (HP Laboratories, USA); Carey Williamson (University of Calgary, Canada)
12:30 PM - 12:45 PM
Location: Pipin I/II
Closing Session