Session 1.1:  Multicast


1.1.1  Improving Server Broadcast Efficiency Through Better Utilization of Client Receiving Bandwidth

Ashwin Natarajan, Ying Cai and Johnny Wong, Iowa State University


1.1.2  A Buffer Management Scheme for Tree-Based Reliable Multicast Using Infrequent Acknowledgments

Jinsuk Baek and Jehan-François Paris, University of Houston                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   


1.1.3   Selection Algorithms for Anycast Relay Routing

Jianping Zheng, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Keqin Li, Lucent Technologies; and Zhimei Wu, Chinese Academy of Sciences


Session 1.2:  Network Planning


1.2.1  Aggressive Telecommunications Overbooking Ratios

Robert Ball, Mark Clement, Feng Huang, Quinn Snell and Casey Deccio, Brigham Young University


1.2.2  Settlement and Capacity Planning in Multi-Service Provider Infrastructures

Lisa Amini, Giuseppe A. Paleologo and Olivier Verscheure, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center


1.2.3  Algebraic Geometric Code Based IP Traceback

Chunyan Bai, Guiliang Feng and Gesan Wang, University of Louisiana at Lafayette


Session 2.1:  Wireless Resource Management


2.1.1  Connection-level Performance Analysis for Adaptive Bandwidth Allocation in Multimedia Wireless Cellular Networks

Nidal Nasser and Hossam Hassanein, Queen’s University


2.1.2  Adaptive Channel Switching for Admission Control with QoS and Priority in WCDMA Uplink

Bing Cao, Teresa A. Dahlberg. University of North Carolina at Charlotte


2.1.3   A Novel Velocity-Dependent Directional Probability Function Based Call Admission Control Scheme in Wireless Multimedia Communications

Mohammad Mahfuzul Islam, Manzur Murshed and Laurence S. Dooley, Monash University


Session 2.2:  Network Management


2.2.1  Toward Efficient Distributed Network Monitoring

Xiaojiang Du, Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis


2.2.2   Admission Control in Deadline-Based Network Resource Management

Yanni Ellen Liu, University of Manitoba; Johnny W. Wong, University of Waterloo


2.2.3   On the Performance of Maestro2 High Performance Network Equipment, Using New Improvement Techniques

Shinichi Yamagiwa, Kevin Ferreira and Luis Miguel Campos, PDM&FC; Keiichi Aoki, Masaaki Ono and Koichi Wada, University of Tsukuba; Munehiro Fukuda, University of Washington Bothell; Loenel Sousa, IST/INESC-ID.

Session 3.1:  Routing


3.1.1  Survivable Multipath Routing Using Link Penalization

Dong-won Shin, KT; Edwin K. P. Chong and Howard Jay Siegel, Colorado State University


3.1.2  Benchmarks for IP Forwarding Tables

M. Castelino and R. Gunturi, Intel Corporation; V. Filauro and G. Vlantis, STMicroelectronics; M. Campmas and A. Coppola, Cypress Semiconductor


3.1.3  Damping BGP Route Flaps

Zhenhai Duan, Florida State University; Jaideep Chandrashekar, Jeffrey Krasky, Kuai Xu and Zhi-Li Zhang, University of Minnesota


Session 3.2:  Short Papers I


3.2.1  Channel State Dependent Robust TCP/IP Header Compression for 3G Wireless Networks

Yichuan Wu, Limin Sun, Jiaping Zheng, Kui Huang and Yong Liao, Chinese Academy of Sciences


3.2.2  Interplay of Service Differentiation and Routing Mechanisms in MANETs: A Performance Study

K. N. Sridhar and Lillykutty Jacob, National University of Singapore


3.2.3   Framework for Performance Analysis of Channel-Aware Wireless Schedulers

Raphael Rom and Hwee Pink Tan, Israel Institute of Technology


3.2.4  An Efficient Method for Computing the Bit Error Probabilities of Band-Limited Asynchronous DS-CDMA Systems with Random Signature Sequences

Jen-Shiun Chen, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville


3.2.5  Predicting Node Location in a PCS Network

William Navidi and Tracy Camp, Colorado School of Mines


3.2.6   A Cluster Based Secure Routing Scheme for Wireless Ad Hoc Networks

Rajani Poosarla, Hongmei Deng and Dharma P. Agrawal, University of Cincinnati; Alok Ojha, Indian Institute of Technology


Session 3.3: EESD General Service Differentiation 


3.3.1  CGRED: Class Guided Random Early Discarding
Yuchun Guo, Yongxiang Zhao, Guangnong Song, Xinyu Xing and Changjia Chen, Bei
jing JiaoTong University

3.3.2  Capacity Provisioning in DiffServ/MPLS Networks Based on Correlated Traffic Inputs
Irena Atov and Richard J. Harris, RMIT University

3.3.3  SONAR: A Platform for Flexible DiffServ/MPLS Traffic Engineering

Steven Van den Berghe, Filip De Turck and  Piet Demeester, Ghent University


Session 4.1:  Bandwidth Management


4.1.1  Available Bandwidth Measurement Using Poisson Probing on the Internet

Xiaojun Hei, Danny H.K. Tsang and Brahim Bensaou, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology


4.1.2  Optimization of the Bandwidth Distribution Scheme for Handling Topology Changes

Vasil Hnatyshin, Rowan University; Adarshpal S. Sethi, University of Delaware


4.1.3  Statistical Bounds on the Drop Probability of Assured Forwarding Services in DiffServ Interior Nodes under the Processor Sharing Scheduling Discipline

Brahim Bensaou, Shixin Zhuang and Xiren Cao, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology


4.1.4   Compositional Layered Performance Modeling of Peer-to-Peer Routing Software

Pengfei Wu, Murray Woodside and Chung-Horng Lung, Carleton University


Session 4.2:  Short Papers II


4.2.1  A Performance Analysis of the Sockets Direct Protocol (SDP) with Asynchronous I/O over 4X InfiniBand

Ariel Cohen, Topspin Communications


4.2.2  Analysis And Improvements To MATE Algorithm

Miguel Griot, Gabriel Tucci, Pablo Belzarena and Santiago Remersaro, University of Uruguay


4.2.3  Probabilistic Packet Delay Guarantee in Buffered Crossbar Switch

Qiang Duan, University of Central Arkansas; John N. Daigle, University of Mississippi


4.2.4  A Game Theory Based Approach for Security in Wireless Sensor Networks

Afrand Agah, Sajal K. Das and Kalyan Basu, University of Texas at Arlington


4.2.5   A Simulation Study on a Layered Video Multicast Algorithm

Naveen K. Chilamkurti and Ben Soh, La Trobe University


4.2.6   A Fast Pattern Matching Algorithm for Network Processor-Based Intrusion Detection System

Rong-Tai Liu, Nen-Fu Huang, Chia-Nan Kao and Chih-Hao Chen, National Tsing Hua University


Session 4.3: EESD — Application- and Traffic-Specific Service Differentiation


4.3.1  Using Adaptive Priority Scheduling for Service Differentiation in QoS-aware Web Servers
Mário Meireles Teixeira, Federal University of Maranhāo;  Marcos José Santana and Regina H. C. Santana, University of Sāo Paulo

4.3.2  End-to-End Layered Multicast of Streaming Media in Heterogeneous Networks
Chandana Nagaraj, Maggie Nguyen, Layla Pezeshkmehr and Melody Moh, San Jose State University

4.3.3  Differentiated Caching of Dynamic Content using Effective Page Classification
Wenzhong Chen, Patrick Martin and Hossam S. Hassanein, Queen’s University

4.3.4  Differentiated-Service Enabled Group Communications Using Bandwidth Brokers
Meetali Goel and Melody Moh, San Jose State University;  Toru Hasegawa and Shigehiro Ano, KDDI R&D Laboratories


Session 5.1:  Ad hoc Networks I


5.1.1  Stability Helps Quality of Service Routing in Wireless Ad hoc Networks

Jamal N. Al-Karaki and Ahmed E. Kamal, Iowa State University


5.1.2  An Information Dissemination Protocol for an Ad Hoc Network

Xia Jiang and Tracy Camp, Colorado School of Mines


5.1.3   Position-Based Routing with a Power-Aware Weighted Forwarding Function in MANETs

Jinhui Shen and Janelle Harms, University of Alberta


Session 5.2:  Concurrent Computing


5.2.1  Flexible Mechanisms for Performance Enhancements of Cluster Networks

Nader Mohamed, Jameela Al-Jaroodi and Hong Jiang, University of Nebraska-Lincoln


5.2.2  A Distributed Coordinated Approach to Parallel Programming

Chia-Chu Chiang, University of Arkansas at Little Rock


5.2.3   Object Allocation and Memory Contention Study of Java Multithreaded Applications

Wei Huang and J. Morris Chang, Iowa State University; Yang Qian, Illinois Institute of Technology; Witawas Srisa-an, University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Session 5.3: EWCN — Wireless Sensor Networks I


5.3.1  Comparative Analysis of Algorithms for Tree Structure Restoration in Sensor Networks

Fan Bai and Ahmed Helmy, University of Southern California


5.3.2   A New Protocol for a Low Power Sensor Network

Mario Neugebauer and Klaus Kabitzsch,  Dresden University of Technology


Session 6.1:  Ad hoc Networks II


6.1.1  Load-Balanced Routing through Virtual Paths: Highly Adaptive and Efficient Routing Scheme for Ad Hoc Wireless Networks

Abdulraham H. Altalhi and Golden G. Richard, III, University of New Orleans


6.1.2  SEKEN (Secure and Efficient Key Exchange for sensor Networks)

Kamran Jamshaid and Loren Schwiebert, Wayne State University


6.1.3   Adaptive Location Aided Mobile Ad Hoc Network Routing

Jeff Boleng and Tracy Camp, Colorado School of Mines


Session 6.2:  Web Architectures and Services


6.2.1  Performance Implications of Different Adaptation Mechanisms for Network Content Delivery

Xiaodong Fu and Vijay Karamcheti, New York University


6.2.2  Meta Algorithms for Hierarchical Web Caches

Nikolaos Laoutaris, Sofia Syntila and Ioannis Stravrakakis, University of Athens


6.2.3   QoS Differentiation in Switching-based Web Caching

Jian Zhou, Patrick Martin and Hossam Hassanein, Queen’s University



Session 6.3: EWCN — Wireless Sensor Networks II


6.3.1  Location-Centric Isolation of Misbehavior and Trust Routing in Energy-Constrained Sensor Networks

Sapon Tanachaiwiwat, Pinalkumar Dave, Rohan Bhindwale and Ahmed Helmy, University of Southern California


6.3.2  Relocation of Gateway for Enhanced Timeliness in Wireless Sensor Networks

Kemal Akkaya and Mohamed Younis, University of Maryland


6.3.3   Energy-Efficient Broadcast-based Event Update Dissemination

Omer E. Demir and Demet Aksoy, University of California, Davis


Session 7.1:  QoS


7.1.1  A Robust PI Controller for Improving Performance in the AF-based Differentiated Services Network

XiaoLin Chang and Jogesh K. Muppala, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology


7.1.2  EPCF: A Lightweight Multi-Priority PCF for QoS Support in IEEE 802.11 Wireless LANs

Jamal N. Al-Karaki and J. Morris Chang, Iowa State University


7.1.3.   QoS Service Routing in One-to-One and One-to-Many Scenarios in Next-Generation Service-Oriented Networks

Jingwen Jin and Klara Nahrstedt, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Session 7.2:  Internet Protocols


7.2.1  Improving File Transfers Using SCTP Multistreaming

Sourabh Ladha and Paul D. Amer, University of Delaware


7.2.2  IPCC-SCTP: An Enhancement to the Standard SCTP to Support Multi-Homing Efficiently

Guanhua Ye, Tarek N. Saadawi and Myung Lee, City College and Graduate Center of City University of New York


7.2.3   Active Queue Management for Web Traffic

Mark Claypool, Robert Kinicki and Matthew Hartling, Worcester Polytechnic Institute


Session 7.3: EWCN — 3G and Beyond


7.3.1  On CAC, DCA, and Scheduling in TDD Multi-hop 4G Wireless Networks

Ahmed M. Safwat, Queen’s University


7.3.2  Performance Analysis of ARQ Schemes UTRA TDD Ad hoc Mode

M.D. Pérez Guirao, J.-E. Garcia, M. Meincke and K. Jobmann, University of Hanover; M. Lott,  Siemens AG


7.3.3   Dynamic Rate-Selection for Extending the Lifetime of Energy-Constrained Networks

Nevine AbouGhazaleh, Patrick Lanigan, Sameh Gobriel, Daniel Mossé and Rami Melhem, University of Pittsburgh



Session 8.1: MWN — MAC and Scheduling


8.1.1  On Carrier-Sense Integration in Learning Automata-Based MAC Protocols for Ad-hoc Wireless LANs                               

P.Nicopolitidis, G. I. Papadimitriou and A. S. Pomportsis, Aristotle University; M. S. Obaidat, Monmouth University                   


8.1.2  A QoS-Aware MAC Layer Protocol for Wireless LANs                                                                                                                  

Noun Choi, Subbarayan Venkatesan and Ravi Prakash, University of Texas at Dallas                                                                          


8.1.3  A Directional Antennas-Based Dual Mode MAC Protocol for Ad Hoc Networks                                                                        

 Masanori Takata, Katsushiro Nagashima and Takashi Watanabe, Shizuoka University                                                                      


8.1.4  Max-Min Fair Collision-Free Scheduling for Wireless Sensor Networks

Avinash Sridharan and Bhaskar Krishnamachari, University of Southern California                                                                              


Session 8.2: WIA — IA in Networks I


8.2.1  An Analysis on Selective Dropping Attack in BGP
Ke Zhang and S.Felix Wu, University of California, Davis;  Xiaoliang Zhao, USC/ISI


8.2.2  VisFlow Connect: Providing Security Situational Awareness by Visualizing Network Traffic Flows
Xiaoxin Yin, William Yurcik, Yifan Li, Kiran Lakkaraju and Cristina Abad, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


8.2.3  Experimental Analysis of Attacks Against Routing Network Infrastructures
Antonio Pescape and Giorgio Ventre, University of Napoli


Session 8.3: EWCN — Ad hoc Networks


8.3.1  Position-Based QoS Routing in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks: Problem Statement and a Novel Approach

Fazli Erbas, Jose-Esteban Garcia and Klaus Jobmann, University of Hannover


8.3.2  A Location Information-Based Route Discovery Protocol for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

Habib Ammari and Hesham El-Rewini, Southern Methodist University


8.3.3  CKDS: An Efficient Combinatorial Key Distribution Scheme for Wireless Ad-Hoc Networks

M. Moharrum and R. Mukkamala, Old Dominion University; M. Eltoweissy, Virginia Tech


8.3.4   A Dynamic Multicast Tree Reconstruction Algorithm for Minimum-Energy Multicasting in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks

Song Guo and Oliver Yang, University of Ottawa


Session 9.1: MWN — Routing and Multicasting


9.1.1  Robust Tree-based Multicasting in Ad-hoc Networks                                                                                                                     

Ravindra Vaishampayan and J.J. Garcia-Luna-Aceves, University of California Santa Cruz                                                                  


9.1.2  Mobile Ad Hoc Multicasting to Support Distributed Virtual Environments                                                                                   

Chatchai Khunboa and Robert Simon, George Mason University                                                                                                             


9.1.3  PARIX: A Protocol Adaptive Mechanism for Routing Information Exchange Across Heterogeneous Ad Hoc Routing Domains       

G. R. Poornananda and A. S. Tulasi, Cisco Systems, Inc.


Session 9.2: WIA — IA Techniques I


9.2.1  Architecting Information Assurance

Julie J.C.H. Ryan, George Washington University


9.2.2  How to Predict Email Viruses Under Uncertainty
InSeon Yoo and Ulrich Ultes-Nitsche,  University of Fribourg

9.2.3  Flow Policies: Specification and Enforcement
E. Bertino, Purdue University; E. Ferrari, University of Insubria; G. Mella,
University of Milano


Session 9.3: EWCN — Medium Access Control (MAC)


9.3.1  An Energy-Efficient MAC Layer Scheme for 802.11-based WLANs

V. Baiamonte and C.-F. Chiasserini, Politecnico di Torino


9.3.2  Reducing Overhearing Energy in 802.11 Networks by Low-Power Interface Idling

Subir Biswas, Michigan State University; Samir Datta, Rutgers University


9.3.3  Performance Evaluation of the IEEE 802.15.4 MAC for Low-Rate Low-Power Wireless Networks

Gang Lu, Bhaskar Krishnamachari and Cauligi S. Raghavendra, University of Southern California


9.3.4  Analysis and Optimization of Energy Efficiency in 802.11 Distributed Coordination Function

Xiaodong Wang and Dharma P. Agrawal, University of Cincinnati


Session 10.1: MWN — Sensor Networks


10.1.1  Application-Specific Modeling of Information Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks                                                               

 Bhaskar Krishnamachari and John Heidemann, University of Southern California                                                                                


10.1.2  Reducing Localization Errors in Sensor Ad Hoc Networks

Dmitri Perkins and Ramesh Tumati, University of Louisiana at Lafayette                                                                                                 


10.1.3  An Adaptive Low Power Reservation Based MAC Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks                                                    

 Saurabh Mishra and Asis Nasipuri, University of North Carolina at Charlotte                                                                                       


Session 10.2: WIA — IA in Networks II


10.2.1  The Interaction of Security and Survivability in Hybrid Wireless Networks

P. Krishnamurthy and D.Tipper, University of Pittsburgh; Y. Qian, University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez


10.2.2  On Intrusion Detection and Response for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
 James Parker, Jeffrey Undercoffer, John Pinkston and Anupam Joshi, University of Maryland Baltimore County


10.2.3  SPECSA: a Scalable, Policy-driven, Extensible and Customizable Security Architecture for Wireless Enterprise Applications
Wassim Itani and Ayman I. Kayssi, American University of Beirut


Session 10.3: IWMP — Middleware Performance I


10.3.1  On the Performance of Reflective Systems Software

Geoff Coulson, Gordon Blair and Paul Grace, Lancaster University


10.3.2  Regression Benchmarking with Simple Middleware Benchmarks

Lubomír Bulej (Czech Academy of Sciences) , Tomás Kalibera and Petr Tuma, Charles University

10.3.3  Performance Consequences of  Inconsistent Client-side Membership Information in the Open Group Model

Hein Meling, Stavanger University College; Bjarne E. Helvik, Norwegian University of Science and Technology


10.3.4 On the Generalized Stochastic Petri Net Modeling of Message-Oriented Middleware Systems

Stênio F. L. Fernandes, Wellington J. Silva, Mauro J. C. Silva, Nelson  S. Rosa, Paulo R. M. Maciel, Djamel F. H. Sadok, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco


Session 11.1: MWN — Miscellaneous


11.1.1   Cost-Aware Downlink Scheduling of Shared Channels for Cellular Networks With Relays                                                     

 Narasimha Challa and Hasan Çam, Arizona State University                                                                                                                     


11.1.2.   Free Trade for Hybrid Multihop Wireless Networks

John Mitsianis, University of Kent                      


11.1.3   Low Delay Marking for TCP in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks 

Choon-Soo Lee, Mingzhe Li, Emmanuel Agu, Mark Claypool and Rovert Kinicki, Worcester Polytechnic Institute                        


11.1.4   Lightweight Key Management for Wireless Sensor Networks

Mohamed Eltoweissy, Virginia Tech; Mohamed Younis and Kajaldeep Ghumman, University of Maryland Baltimore County     


Session 11.2: WIA — IA Techniques II


11.2.1  Ensuring Information Assurance in Federated Identity Management
Prasad Shenoy, Dongwan Shin and Gail-Joon Ahn, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

11.2.2  A Classification of Malicious Software Attacks
Hanno Langweg and Einar Snekkenes, Gjøvik University College

11.2.3  Committal Deniable Signature Over Elliptic Curves
Song Han and Wanquan Liu, Curtin University of Technology


Session 11.3: IWMP — Middleware Performance II

11.3.1  Performance Analysis of the Globus Toolkit Monitoring and Discovery Service, MDS2

Xuehai Zhang, University of Chicago; Jennifer M. Schopf, Argonne National Laboratory


11.3.2  Adaptive Power Aware Remote Processing - A Step Towards Power Aware Middleware

Gerald Kaefer and Reinhold Weiss, Graz University of Technology



11.3.3 Scale-up and Performance Studies of  Three Agent Platforms

Kalle Burbeck, Daniel Garpe, Simin Nadjm-Tehrani, Linköping University


11.3.4  Performance Evaluation of the Meta-ORB Reflective Middleware Platform
Fábio M. Costa,
Federal University of Goiás


Extended Abstracts from Poster Session


EA.1   On the Reliability of ODMRP in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

Ahmed Sobeih, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Hoda Baraka and Aly Fahmy, Cairo University


EA.2    An Adaptive Algorithm for Estimating Wireless Communication Channel

Peng Renbin, Feng Dazheng and Jin Lijun, Xidian University


EA.3   A Goal-Oriented Self-Tuning Caching Algorithm

Ganesh Santhanakrishnan, Ahmed Amer and Panos K. Chrysanthis, University of Pittsburgh


EA.4   Coopeer: A Peer-to-Peer Web Search Engine Towards Collaboration, Humanization and Personalization

Jin Zhou, Kai Li and Li Tang, Tsinghua University


EA.5   Queuing Analysis of DCHF and Token-Passing MAC Protocols with Varying Turnaround Time

Manikanden Balakrishnan and Eric E. Johnson, New Mexico State University


EA.6   Secure Multimedia Transmission in IPv6 Wireless Networks

Haeyong Kim, Yongho Seok and Yanghee Choi, Seoul National University


EA.7   A Public Key Algorithm for Ad-Hoc Networks

B. Carbunar, A. Grama and J. Vitek, Purdue University


EA.8   Performance Analysis of Multi-hop Wireless Ad Hoc Networks using IEEE 802.11 DCF

Yue Fang and A. Bruce McDonald, Northeastern University


EA.9   Adaptive Gossip-Based Routing Algorithm

Zhongmin Shi and Hong Shen, Simon Fraser University