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Technical Program of ACM Sigmetrics 2001 / Performance 2001, Jointly sponsored by ACM SIGMETRICS and IFIP WG 7.3 , Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA,June 16-20, 2001
- From: "K. Pawlikowski" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: Technical Program of ACM Sigmetrics 2001 / Performance 2001, Jointly sponsored by ACM SIGMETRICS and IFIP WG 7.3 , Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA,June 16-20, 2001
- Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2001 07:57:59 +1200
Call For Participation
ACM Sigmetrics 2001 / Performance 2001
Jointly sponsored by ACM SIGMETRICS and IFIP WG 7.3
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA June 16-20, 2001
The ACM SIGMETRICS 2001 / PERFORMANCE 2001 Joint International
Conference on Measurement and Modeling of Computer Systems will be
held in Cambridge, Massachusetts on June 16-20th, 2001.
The tutorials and workshops will be held on June 16 and 17
while the technical sessions will be held from June 18 to 20th, 2001.
The Challenges of Delivering Content on the Internet.
Tom Leighton, Akamai.
Monday, June 18th, 2001
8:45-10:00 Keynote Address
10:00 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 12:00 Session 1: Network Routing and Forwarding
"Performance modeling for fast IP lookup"
by Girija Narlikar, Francis Zane, Bell Labs
"Scheduling Computations on a Software-Based Router"
by Xiaohu Qie, Andy Bavier, Larry Peterson, Scott Karlin,
"Dynamic multi-path routing: asymptotic approximation
by Xun Su, Gustavo de Veciana, UT Austin
12:00 - 13:15 Lunch
13:15 - 15:15 Session 2: System Performance
"Predictability Requirements of a Soft Modem"
by Michael B. Jones, Stefan Saroiu,
Microsoft Research, University of Washington
"Improving Dynamic Voltage Scaling Algorithms with PACE"
by Jacob R. Lorch;Alan Jay Smith, Berkeley
"Analysis and Implementation of Software Rejuvenation in Cluster
by Kalyanaraman Vaidyanathan, Richard E. Harper,
Steven W. Hunter, Kishor S. Trivedi, Duke University, IBM
"A Time-Stamping Algorithm for Efficient Performance Estimation of
Superscalar Processors" by Gabriel H. Loh,
15:15 - 15:45 Break
15:45 - 17:15 Session 3: Network Performance and Modeling
"Impact of Fairness on Network Stability and Performance"
by T. Bonald, L. Massoulie, France Telecom, Microsoft
"Hidden Markov Modeling for network communication channels"
by Mohammad R. Salamatian, Sandrine Vaton, LIP6-Universit
et Marie Curie, ENST Bretagne
"On the Nonstationarity of Internet Traffic",
by Jin Cao, William S. Cleveland, Dong Lin, Don X. Sun,
Tuesday, June 19th, 2001
8:30 - 10:00 Session 4: Mobile and Wireless Networks
"Performance Comparison of Cellular and Multi-hop Wireless Networks:
A Quantitative Study", by Hung-Yun Hsieh, Raghupathy
Georgia Institute of Technology
"Blocking in Large Mobile Cellular Networks with Bursty Traffic"
by Nidhi Hegde, Khosrow Sohraby, University of
"Capacity Evaluation of Frequency Hopping Based Ad-hoc Systems"
by Apurva Kumar, Rajeev Gupta, IBM India Research Lab
10:00 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 12:00 Session 5: Network Protocols and Performance Modeling
"A New Predictive Flow Control Scheme for Efficient Network
Utilization and QoS", by Dongyu Qiu, Ness B. Shroff,
"Model-Based Estimation of Buffer Overflow Probabilities from
by Ioannis Ch. Paschalidis, Spyridon Vassilaras, Boston Univ
"On Optimal Traffic Grooming in WDM Rings"
by Rudra Dutta, George N. Rouskas
North Carolina State University
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
13:00 - 14:30 Poster Session
14:30 - 15:30 Session 6A: Network Modeling
"Some properties of variable length packet shapers"
by Jean-Yves Le Boudec, EPFL-DSC
"On the Performance of Multiplexing Independent Regulated Inputs"
by Cheng-Shang Chang, Wheyming Song, Yuh-ming Chiu
National Tsing Hua University
14:30 - 15:30 Session 6B: Memory Systems
"Characterizing the Memory Behavior of Java Workloads: A Structured
View and Opportunities for Optimizations" by Yefim Shuf,
Mauricio Serrano, Manish Gupta, Jaswinder Pal Singh,
Princeton, Intel, IBM
"A Study of Memory System Performance of Multimedia Applications"
by Sohum Sohoni, Zhiyong Xu, Rui Min, Yiming Hu,
University Of Cincinnati
15:30 - 16:00 Break
16:00 - 17:00 Session 7: TCP
"Fixed Point Approximations for TCP Behavior in an AQM Network"
by Tian Bu, Don Towsley, UMass
"Understanding TCP Vegas: A Duality Model"
by Steven Low, Larry Peterson, Limin Wang, CalTech, Princeton
17:00 - 18:00 Work in Progress
Wednesday, June 20th, 2001
8:30 - 10:00 Session 7: Web
"Controlling the Robots of Web Search Engines"
by Jerome Talim, Zhen Liu, Philippe Nain, Ed. G. Coffman Jr,
University of Saskatchewan, IBM, INRIA, Columbia University
"What TCP/IP Protocol Headers Can Tell Us About the Web"
by F. Donelson Smith, Felix Hernandez, Kevin Jeffay,
David Ott, UNC
"The Effects of Wide-Area Conditions on WWW Server Performance"
by Erich M. Nahum, Marcel Rosu, Srini Seshan, Jussara
IBM, CMU, Univ of Wisconsin
10:00 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 12:30 Session 8: Performance Analysis Techniques & Automation
"An M/M/1 queue in a semi-Markovian environment"
by Philippe Nain, Redusindo Nunez Queija, INRIA,
"Analysis of SRPT Scheduling: Investigating Unfairness"
by Nikhil Bansal, Mor Harchol-Balter, CMU
"Interval Parameters for Capturing Uncertainties in an EJB
Model" by Johannes Luethi, Catalina M. Llado,
Universitaet der Bundeswehr Muenchen,
Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine
"Automation Support for Software Performance Engineering"
by Hesham El-Sayed, Don Cameron, Murray Woodside,
Nortel Networks, Carleton University
=================LIST OF POSTERS:==========================
"Periodic Broadcast and Patching Services - Implementation, Measurement,
and Analysis in an Internet Streaming Video Testbed"
by Michael Bradshaw, Bing Wang, Subhabrata Sen, Jim Kurose,
Prashant Shenoy, Don Towsley, UMass
"Towards Scalable and Reliable Group Key Management"
by Yang Richard Yang, Xiaozhou Li, Xincheng Zhang, Simon S. Lam
"Restoration by path concatenation: fast recovery of MPLS paths"
by Yehuda Afek, Anat Bremler-Barr, Edith Cohen, Haim Kaplan,
Michael Merritt, Tel-Aviv University, AT&T Labs
"On Modelling Networks of Wireless Micro-Sensors"
by Andreas Savvides, Sung Park, Mani B. Srivastava
"Evaluating The Performance of Non-Blocking Synchronisation on
by Philippas Tsigas, Yi Zhang, Chalmers University of Technology
"Obtaining High Performance for Storage Outsourcing"
by Wee Teck Ng, Bruce K. Hillyer, Bell Labs
"Determining the Geographic Location of Internet Hosts"
by Venkata N. Padmanabhan, Lakshminarayanan Subramanian,
Microsoft Research, UC Berkeley
"Load characterization, overload prediction and load anomaly
detection in voice over ip traffic", by Michel Mandjes,
Iraj Saniee, Sasha Stolyar, Bell Labs
"The structural cause of file size distributions" by Allen B. Downey,
"Using Approximate Majorization to Characterize Protocol Fairness"
by Rishi Bhargava;Ashish Goel;Adam Meyerson,
"On Providing Useful Information for Analyzing and Tuning Applications"
by John Mellor-Crummey, Robert Fowler, David Whalley,
Rice University, Florida State University
"Alternative Techniques for the Efficient Acquisition of Haptic Data"
by Cyrus Shahabi, Mohammad Reza Kolahdouzan, Greg Barish,
Roger Zimmermann, Didi Yao, Kun Fu, Lingling Zhang
"Online Prediction of the Running Time of Tasks"
by Peter A. Dinda, Northwestern University
"Analyzing Robot Behavior in E-Business Sites"
by Virgilio Almeida, Daniel Menasce, Rudolf Riedi,
Rodrigo Fonseca, Wagner Meira, Flavia Ribeiro,
Federal University of Minas Gerais, George Mason University,
"Characterization of User Access to Streaming Media Files"
by Jussara M. Almeida, Jeffrey Krueger, Mary K. Vernon,
University of Wisconsin-Madison
"Performance modeling of elastic traffic in overload"
by Thomas Bonald, James Roberts, France Telecom
"Fast Firewall Implementations for Software-based Routers"
by Lili Qiu, George Varghese, Subhash Suri,
Cornell University, UCSD, Washington University
CONFERENCE TUTORIALS INCLUDE :
1. TCP Congestion Controls: Algorithms and Optimization Models.
Steven Low, CS Dept, California Institute of Technology.
2. Internet Traffic: Characteristics and Models.
Joachim Charzinski, Siemens Information Communication Networks
3. An Introduction to Control Theory and Its Application to Computer
Joe Hellerstein and Sujay Parekh, IBM Research.
4. Modeling and Analyzing CPU Power and Performance:
Metrics, Methods, and Abstractions.
M. Martonosi, D. Brooks (Princeton University), P. Bose (IBM
5. Performance Tradeoffs in Priority Scheduling.
Jeffrey P. Buzen, BMC Software.
6. Performance and Modeling Issues in Disk Array Systems.
Eitan Bachmat, EMC Corporation.
CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS INCLUDE:
1) Job Scheduling Strategies for Parallel Processing (JSSPP), June 16,
2) Performance and Architecture of Web Servers (PAWS), June 16,17, 2001.
3) MAthematical (performance) Modeling and Analysis (MAMA 2001), June
The advance program, hotel and conference registration forms, workshops,
tutorials, airline discount and student travel support can be
found on the following web page:
Deadline for early conference registration: on or before May 18, 2001.
Deadline for hotel reservation: on or before May 26, 2001.
(Since the hotel is relatively small and quite popular,
conference attendees are advised to make their hotel
reservations as early as possible.)
General Chair: Philip Heidelberger (email@example.com)
Program Co-Chairs: Ernst Biersack (firstname.lastname@example.org),
Leana Golubchik (email@example.com)
Tutorial Chair: Mor Harchol-Balter (firstname.lastname@example.org)
AT&T Labs - Research
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
TeleGIF (a nonprofit corporation)
This message is forwarded to members of the COSC/EEE research group on
networks, and the COSC/Management/Maths research group on stochastic
simulation, at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New zealand,
and anybody else interested in research in these areas
Associate Prof. Dr Krzysztof Pawlikowski
Department of Computer Science, University of Canterbury
Christchurch, New Zealand
ph. +(64) 3 3642 987 ext.7772 email: email@example.com
fax. +(64) 3 3642 569 URL: http://www.cosc.canterbury.ac.nz/~krys