Technical Sessions


Arup Acharya, IBM Research, USA
Yuguang Michael Fang,
University of Florida, USA
G. S. Kuo,
National Chengchi University, Taiwan

Technical Program Committee

GI01: Internet Overlay Networks I
Tuesday 30 November, 10:30 – 12:00
Chair: Andrzej Jajszczyk (AGH University of Technology, Poland)
Room: Cumberland C

GI01-1: RUBEN: A Technique for Scheduling Multimedia Applications in Overlay Networks
Fang Chen, Vana Kalogeraki (University of California, Riverside, USA)
GI01-2: Supporting Efficient Keyword-based File Search in Peer-to-Peer File Sharing Systems
Lintao Liu, Kyung Dong Ryu (Arizona State University, USA); Kang-Won Lee (IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA)
GI01-3: Scalable and Topologically-aware Application-layer Multicast
Yusung Kim, Kilnam Chon (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea)
GI01-4: Delay Analysis of Application Level Multicast on Content Addressable Networks
Sugata Hazarika, Don Towsley (University of Massachusetts, USA)

GI02: Network Architectures I
Tuesday 30 November, 10:30 – 12:00
Chair: G.S. Kuo (National Chengchi Univ., Tai)
Room: Cumberland D

GI02-1: An In-band Easy-to-Deploy Mechanism for Network-to-Transport Signaling
Mayank Sharma, Rong Pan, Balaji Prabhakar (Stanford University, USA); Dina Katabi (MIT, USA)
GI02-2: Localized Public-Key Management for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
Ruidong Li, Jie Li, Hisao Kameda (University of Tsukuba, Japan); Peng Liu (Pennsylvania State University, USA)
GI02-3: A Study on Optimal Hierarchy in Multi-level Hierarchical Mobile IPv6 Networks
Sangheon Pack, Minji Nam, Yanghee Choi (Seoul National University, Korea)
GI02-4: A-Serv: A Novel Architecture Providing Scalable Quality of Service
Yuke Wang, Anand Krishnamurthy, Lie Qian (University of Texas at Dallas, USA); Philippe Dauchy, Alberto Conte (Alcatel, France)

Tuesday 30 November, 14:00 – 17:30
Chair: Abbas Jamalipour (University of Sydney, Australia)
Room: Cumberland A

GI03-1: On the Prevalence and Evaluation of Recent TCP Enhancements
Sourabh Ladha, Paul D. Amer, Armando Caro Jr., Janardhan R. Iyengar (University of Delaware, USA)
GI03-2: TCP Performance under Aggregate Fair Queuing
Wei Sun, Kang G. Shin (The University of Michigan, USA)
GI03-3: Experimentally Derived Interactions between TCP Traffic and Service Quality over DOCSIS Cable Links
Thuy T. T. Nguyen, Grenville J. Armitage (Swinburne University of Technology, Australia)
GI03-4: FAFC: Fast Adaptive Fuzzy AQM Controller for TCP/IP Networks
Yassine Hadjadj Aoul, Abdelhamid Nafaa, Daniel Negru, Ahmed Mehaoua (University of Versailles, France)
GI03-5: Self-Tuning PI TCP Flow Controller for AQM Routers with Interval Gain and Phase Margin Assignment
Yang Hong, Oliver W.W. Yang (University of Ottawa, Canada); Changcheng Huang (Carleton University, Canada)
GI03-6: Dynamics Comparison of TCP Veno and Reno
C. L. Zhang, C. P. Fu, Ma-Tit Yap, C. H. Foh, K. K. Wong, C. T. Lau, M. K. Lai (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
GI03-7: TCP Throughput and Timeout—Steady State and Time-varying Dynamics
Stephan Bohacek (University of Delaware, USA); Khushboo Shah (University of Southern Calfornia, USA)
GI03-8: Retransmission Schemes for End-to-End Failover with Transport Layer Multi-homing
Armando L. Caro Jr., Paul D. Amer (University of Delaware, USA); Randall R. Stewart (Cisco Systems, Inc., USA)

GI04: Routing I
Wednesday 1 December, 8:30 – 12:00
Chair: Heiner Stuettgen (NEC Europe LTD, Germany)
Room: Cumberland D

GI04-1: Two Techniques for Fast Computation of Constrained Shortest Paths
Shigang Chen, Meongchul Song, Sartaj Sahni (University of Florida, USA)
GI04-2: Enforcing Convergence in Inter-Domain Routing
Jorge A. Cobb, Ravi Musunuri (The University of Texas at Dallas, USA)
GI04-3: Path Probing Relay Routing for Achieving High End-to-End Performance
Chen-Mou Cheng, H. T. Kung (Harvard University, USA); Yu-Sheng Huang (Academia Sinica, Taiwan); Chun-Hsin Wu (Academia Sinica, Taiwan; National University of Kaohsiung,Taiwan)
GI04-4: A Fuzzy Constraint-based Routing Algorithm for Traffic Engineering
Junaid A. Khan, Hussein M. Alnuweiri (University of British Columbia, Canada)
GI04-5: On the Evaluation of AS Relationship Inferences
Jianhong Xia, Lixin Gao (University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA)
GI04-6: Topology Aggregation Method for Multiple Link Parameters
Sung-eok Jeon (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)
GI04-7: Destination Reachability and BGP Convergence Time
Beichuan Zhang, Lixia Zhang (University of California, Los Angeles, USA); Daniel Massey (Colorado State University, USA)
GI04-8: Design of Multiple Reverse Spanning Trees in Next Generation of Ethernet-VPNs
Aleksandar Kolarov (NEC Laboratories America, USA); Bhaskar Sengupta (ExxonMobil Research & Engineering, USA); Atsushi Iwata (NEC Corporation, Japan)

GI05: Traffic Theory
Wednesday 1 December, 8:30 – 12:00
Chair: Vana Kalogeraki (University of CA, Riverside, USA)
Room: Cumberland A

GI05-1: Global Stability Conditions for Rate Control of Discretized Model with Communication Delays
Richard J. La, Priya Ranjan, Eyad H. Abed (University of Maryland, USA)
GI05-2: A New Traffic Model and Statistical Admission Control Algorithm for Providing QoS Guarantees to On-Line Traffic
Lie Qian, Anand Krishnamurthy, Yuke Wang, Yiyan Tang (University of Texas at Dallas, USA); Philippe Dauchy, Alberto Conte (Alcatel, France)
GI05-3: The Modified Allan Variance as Time-Domain Analysis Tool for Estimating the Hurst Parameter of Long-Range Dependent Traffic
Stefano Bregni, Luca Primerano (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)
GI05-4: Stabilized Max-Min Flow Control Using PID and PII2 Controllers
Jeong-woo Cho, Song Chong (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea)
GI05-5: Traffic Data Analysis Based on Extreme Value Theory and Its Applications
Masato Uchida (NTT Corporation, Japan)
GI05-6: A Fuzzy-based Algorithm to Remove Clock Skew and Reset from One-Way Delay Measurement
Yu Lin, Hongbo Wang, Shiduan Cheng, Shihong Zou (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, P.R. China); Geng-Sheng Kuo (National Chengchi University, Taiwan)
GI05-7: Global Stability of Utility-based Congestion Control with Delays
Hongyi Zhang, Oliver W. Yang (University of Ottawa, Canada)
GI05-8: Reward-based Routing and Braess’ Paradox—An Efficient Resource Usage Strategy
E. Meta, E. D. Miedzowicz, A. Román (University of Buenos Aires, Argentina); D. Gutnisky, B. S. Zanutto (University of Buenos Aires, Argentina; IBYME, Argentina)

GI06: Performance Measurement
Wednesday 1 December, 14:00 – 17:30
Chair: Larry Guoliang Xue (Arizona State University, USA)
Room: Cumberland E

GI06-1: End-to-End Measurements on Performance Penalties of IPv4 Options
Pierre Fransson, Andreas Jonsson (Luleå University of Technology, Sweden)
GI06-2: Adaptive Packet Sampling for Accurate and Scalable Flow Measurement
Baek-Young Choi, Zhi-Li Zhang (University of Minnesota, USA); Jaesung Park (LG Electronics, Korea)
GI06-3: Calculation of Loss Probability in a Partitioned Buffer with Self-Similar Input Traffic
Yu Cheng, Weihua Zhuang (University of Waterloo, Canada)
GI06-4: Performance Analysis of Capacity-aware State Aggregation for Inter-Domain QoS Routing
Venkatesh Sarangan (Oklahoma State University, USA); Donna Ghosh, Raj Acharya (Pennsylvania State University, USA)
GI06-5: Pull vs. Push: A Quantitative Comparison for Data Broadcast
Demet Aksoy, Mason Sin-Fai Leung (University of California, Davis, USA)
GI06-6: Minimal Backlogging Method for Estimation of Available Bandwidth
Seung Yeob Nam, Sunggon Kim, Dan Keun Sung
(Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea)
GI06-7: Quantifying Routing Asymmetry in the Internet at the AS Level
Yihua He, Michalis Faloutsos, Srikanth Krishnamurthy (University of California, Riverside, USA)
GI06-8: An AS-level Study of Internet Path Delay Characteristics
Amgad Zeitoun (University of Michigan, USA); Chen-Nee Chuah (University of California, Davis, USA); Supratik Bhattacharyya (Sprint ATL, USA); Christophe Diot (Intel Research, USA)

GI07: Routing II
Wednesday 1 December, 14:00 – 17:30
Chair: Sajal Das (UT Arlington, USA)
Room: Cumberland H

GI07-1: An Efficient Two-level Protection and Restoration Scheme in GMPLS-based IP Networks
Qing Huang (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China); Geng-Sheng Kuo (National Chengchi University, Taiwan)
GI07-2: Local Recovery Solutions from Multi-link Failures in MPLS-TE Networks with Probable Failure Patterns

Andrea Fumagalli, Marco Tacca, Kai Wu (The University of Texas at Dallas, USA); Jean-Philippe Vasseur (Cisco Systems, USA)
GI07-3: A Novel Blocking Analysis Method in Wavelength-Routed Networks
Yong Yin (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, P.R. China); Geng-Sheng Kuo (National Chengchi University, Taiwan)
GI07-4: SSTP: An 802.1s Extension to Support Scalable Spanning Tree for Mobile Metropolitan Area Network
Kentaro Ishizu, Koji Okamura (Kyushu University, Japan); Masahiro Kuroda (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan)
GI07-5: Achieving 100% Success Ratio in Finding the Delay Constrained Least Cost Path
Gang Cheng, Nirwan Ansari (New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA)
GI07-6: Macro-routing: A New Hierarchical Routing Protocol
Sanda Dragos, Martin Collier (Dublin City University, Ireland)
GI07-7: State-Path Decoupled QoS-based Routing Framework
Turgay Korkmaz, Jyothi Guntaka (The University of Texas at San Antonio, USA)
GI07-8: A Markov Decision-based Bandwidth Selling Policy for an Active MPLS Service over ISDN3:
W. T. Liu, Henry C. B. Chan (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong)

GI08: Internet Overlay Networks II
Thursday 2 December, 8:30 – 10:00
Chair: Andrzej Jajszczyk (AGH University of Technology, Poland)
Room: Cumberland E

GI08-1: Augmenting Overlay Trees for Failure Resiliency
Jeremy Silber, Sambit Sahu, Zhen Liu (IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, USA); Jatinder Singh (Stanford University, USA)
GI08-2: Is P2P Dying or just Hiding?
Thomas Karagiannis, Michalis Faloutsos (University of California, Riverside, USA); Andre Broido, Nevil Brownlee, K. C. Claffy (University of California, San Diego, USA)
GI08-3: Characterizing Guarded Hosts in Peer-to-Peer File Sharing Systems
Wenjie Wang, Hyunseok Chang, Amgad Zeitoun, Sugih Jamin (The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA)
GI08-4: Impact of Peer-to-Peer Applications on Wide Area Network Traffic: An Experimental Approach
Nadia Ben Azzouna, Fabrice Guillemin (France Telecom, France)

GI09: Mobile Wireless Networks
Thursday 2 December, 8:30 – 12:00
Chair: Arup Acharya (IBM TJ Watson Research Center, USA)
Room: Cumberland D

GI09-1: Voice Capacity of IEEE 802.11b, 802.11a, and 802.11g Wireless LANs
Kamesh Medepalli, Praveen Gopalakrishnan, David Famolari (Telcordia Technologies, USA); Toshikazu Kodama (Toshiba America Research Inc., USA)
GI09-2: User-Independent Paging Scheme Based on Mobility Rate for Mobile IP
Jiang Xie (The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA)
GI09-3: A Seamless Handoff Scheme for UMTS-WLAN Interworking
Hyun-Ho Choi, Dong-Ho Cho (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea); Osok Song (Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Korea)
GI09-4: Lifetime-Throughput Tradeoff for Elastic Traffic in Multi-hop Hotspot Networks
Bechir Hamdaoui, Parameswaran Ramanathan (University of Wisconsin–Madison, USA)
GI09-5: Energy-aware Call Admission Control Scheme in Wireless Cellular Networks
Xinbing Wang, Wenye Wang (North Carolina State University, USA)
GI09-6: Prediction-based Recovery from Link Outages in On-board Mobile Communication Networks
Adeel Baig, Mahbub Hassan (University of New South Wales, Australia; National ICT Australia, Australia); Lavy Libman (National ICT Australia, Australia)
GI09-7: Dynamic Back-off for Wireless Personal Networks
Ai-Chun Pang, Hsueh-Wen Tseng (National Taiwan University, R.O.C.)
GI09-8: Location Management Using Mobile History for Hierarchical Mobile IPv6 Networks
Takashi Kumagai, Takuya Asaka, Tatsuro Takahashi (Kyoto University, Japan)

GI10: Switch / Router Architectures
Thursday 2 December, 8:30 – 12:00
Chair: Naoaki Yamanaka (Keio University, Japan)
Room: Cumberland A

GI10-1: Prefix- and Interval-partitioned Router Tables
Haibin Lu (University of Missouri–Columbia, USA); Kun Suk Kim, Sartaj Sahni (University of Florida, USA)
GI10-2: Queue Structure and Optimal Buffer Division between Ingress/Egress Ports in Crossbar-based Switches
Qi Cao, Chin-Tau Lea, An Chen (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong)
GI10-3: Dynamic Configuration of RED Parameters
Tigist Alemu, Alain Jean-Marie (University of Montpellier, France)
GI10-4: Decoupling End-to-End QoS Provisioning from Service Provisioning at Routers in the Diffserv Network Model
Jie Yang, Jian Ye, Symeon Papavassiliou, Nirwan Ansari (New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA)
GI10-5: Segregating the Encompassing Prefixes to Enhance the Performance of Packet Forwarding Engines
Mohammad J. Akhbarizadeh, Mehrdad Nourani, Cyrus D. Cantrell (The University of Texas at Dallas, USA)
GI10-6: The Effect of Router Buffer Size on High Speed TCP Performance
Dhiman Barman, Georgios Smaragdakis, Ibrahim Matta (Boston University, USA)
GI10-7: Scheduling Real-Time Multimedia Tasks in Network Processors
Jingnan Yao, Jiani Guo, Laxmi Bhuyan, Zhiyong Xu (University of California, Riverside, USA)
GI10-8: Characterizing Network Processing Delay
Ramaswamy Ramaswamy, Ning Weng, Tilman Wolf (University of Massachusetts, USA)

GI11: Network Architectures II
Thursday 2 December, 10:30 – 12:00
Chair: G.S. Kuo (National Chengchi Univ., Taiwan)
Room: Cumberland E

GI11-1: Resilient Packet Header Compression through Coding
Suryavanshi, Aria Nosratinia, Ramakrishna Vedantham (The University of Texas at Dallas, USA)
GI11-2: Extensions to an Internet Signaling Protocol to Support Telecommunication Services

Vijay K. Gurbani (Illinois Institute of Technology, USA, and Lucent Technologies, Inc., USA); Xian-He Sun (Illinois Institute of Technology, USA)
GI11-3: An Adaptive Strategy for High-speed Network Flow Compression
Junfeng Wang (Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China; University of Electric Science and Technology of China, P.R. China); Lei Li, Fanjiang Xu (Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China); Mingtian Zhou (University of Electric Science and Technology of China, P.R. China); Fuchun Sun (Tsinghua University, P.R. China)
GI11-4: XML-based Semantic Multicast Routing: An Overlay Network Architecture for Future Information Services
Maximilian Ott, Leslie French, Rajeev Mago, Dhananjay Makwana (Semandex Networks, Inc., USA)

GI12: Internet Protocol Wireless Networks
Thursday 2 December, 14:00 – 17:30
Chair: Chatschik Bisdikian (IMB T.J. Watson Research Center, USA)
Room: Cumberland E

GI12-1: Coupons: Wide Scale Information Distribution for Wireless Ad Hoc Networks
Anargyros Garyfalos (British Telecommunications Place, UK); Kevin C. Almeroth (University of California, Santa Barbara, USA)
GI12-2: QoS-Oriented Resource Allocation for Video Traffic in the Wireless Internet
Hai Jiang, Weihua Zhuang (University of Waterloo, Canada)
GI12-3: A K-hop Zone-based Broadcast Protocol in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
Wei Lou (Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong); Jie Wu (Florida Atlantic University, USA)
GI12-4: D-LSMA: Distributed Link Scheduling Multiple Access Protocol for QoS in Ad Hoc Networks
Zhibin Wu, Dipankar Raychaudhuri (Rutgers University, USA)
GI12-5: Beacon Assisted Discovery Protocol (BEAD) for Self-Organizing Hierarchical Ad Hoc Networks
L. Raju, S. Ganu, B. Anepu, I. Seskar, D. Raychaudhuri (Rutgers University, USA)
GI12-6: Performance Analysis of Equation based TFRC over Wireless Links with Link Level ARQ
Hong Shen, Lin Cai, Xuemin Shen (University of Waterloo, Canada)
GI12-7: Adaptive Dly-ACK for TCP over 802.15.3 WPAN
Hongyuan Chen, Yanda Li (Tsinghua University, P.R. China); Zihua Guo, Richard Yao (Microosft Research Asia, P.R. China)
GI12-8: Quantifying Responsiveness of TCP Aggregates by Using Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum CDMA and Its Application in Congestion Control
Mehdi Kalantari, Mark Shayman (University of Maryland at College Park, USA)

GI13: Scheduling and Queue Management
Thursday 2 December, 14:00 – 17:30
Chair: Max Ott (WINLAB/Rutgers University, USA)
Room: Reunion F

GI13-1: An Integral Sliding Mode based AQM Mechanism for Stable Queue Length
X. Chang, Jogesh K. Muppala (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong)
GI13-2: Two Adaptive AQM Algorithms for Quantitative Differentiated Services
Wei Liu, Zongkai Yang, Jianhua He (Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China); Chun Tung Chou (University of New South Wales, Australia)
GI13-3: A Modification to RED AQM for CIOQ Switches
Jay Kumar Sundararajan, Fang Zhao, Pamela Youssef-Massaad, Muriel Médard (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)
GI13-4: Fair Scheduling in Input-Queued Switches under Inadmissible Traffic
Neha Kumar, Rong Pan, Devavrat Shah (Stanford University, USA)
GI13-5: Fairness-guaranteed per-Class-type Queuing and Hierarchical Packet Scheduling for DiffServ-aware-MPLS Network
Chul Kim, Youngtak Kim (Yeungnam University, Korea); Doug Montgomery (National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA)
GI13-6: A Non-Work-Conserving Scheduler to Provide Proportional Delay Differentiated Services
Yuan-Cheng Lai, Arthur Chang (National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan)
GI13-7: An Enhanced Algorithm for Fair Traffic Conditioning in Differentiated Services Networks
Abiola Adegboyega, Rupinder Makkar, Kayvan Mosharaf, Ioannis Lambadaris (Carleton University, Canada)