7th International Conference on Network Protocols
ICNP 1999
Toronto, Canada
October 31 - November 3

Advanced Program


Sunday, 31 October 1999
Full-Day Tutorials

9:00am - 5:00pm Lunch provided

* Internet Telephony
Henning Schulzrinne, Columbia University

* Mobile Networking with Mobile IP
Charles E. Perkins, Sun Microsystems

Monday, 1 November 1999

9:00am - 9:30am Welcome Session


9:30am - 10:30am Keynote Address:

* Dr. Jon Turner, Washington University
"Technology Changes and Networking Research -- Speculations on the Future"

10:30am - 11:00am Break


11:00am - 12:30am Paper Session 1: Protocols and Routing

1. Automated Protocol Implementations based on Activity Threads, P. Langendoerfer, H. Koenig (Brandenburg University of Cottbus)

2. Dynamic Memory Model-based Optimization and Code Synthesis for IP Address Lookup, G. Cheung, S. McCanne (U.C. Berkeley)

3. Policy Disputes in Path-Vector Protocols, T. Griffin, F. Shepherd, G. Wilfong (Bell Laboratories)

4. Fault Detection in Routing Protocols, D. Massey (UCLA), B. Fenner (AT&T Research)

12:30am - 2:00pm Lunch Break


2:00pm - 3:30pm Paper Session 2: Multicast I

5. Receiver-Cooperative Bandwidth Management for Layered Multicast, H. Yamaguchi, T. Higashino, K. Taniguchi (Osaka University), K. Yasumoto (Shiga University)

6. Receiver-initiated Group Membership Protocol (RGMP): A New Group Management Protocol for IP Multicasting, W. Liao, D. Yang (National Taiwan university)

7. Centralized Multicast, S. Keshav (Cornell University), S. Paul (Bell Laboratories)

8. Optimal Allocation of Clients to Replicated Multicast Servers, Z. Fei, M. Ammar, E. Zegura (Georgia Institute of Technology)

3:30pm - 4:00pm Break


4:00pm - 5:30pm Paper Session 3: Multicast II

9. Scaling End-to-end Multicast Transports with a Topologically-sensitive Group Formation Protocol, S. Ratnasamy, S. McCanne (U.C. Berkeley)

10. WDM Multicasting in IP over WDM Networks, C. Qiao, M. Jeong, (SUNY at Buffalo), A. Guha (AT&T Labs), X. Zhang (Lucent Technologies), J. Wei (Telcordia Technologies, Inc)

11. Evaluating the Utility of FEC with Reliable Multicast, D. Li, D. Cheriton (Stanford University)

12. A Logical Ring Reliable Multicast Protocol for Mobile Nodes, I. Nikolaidis, J. Harms (University of Alberta)

5:30pm - 7:30pm Reception


Tuesday, 2 November 1999

9:00am - 10:30am Paper Session 4: Quality of Service I

13. ERUF: Early Regulation of Unresponsive Best-Effort Traffic, A. Rangarajan, A. Acharya (U.C. Santa Barbara)

14. An In-Depth Look at Flow Aggregation for Quality of Service, J. Cobb (University of Texas at Dallas)

15. NBQ: Neighbor-state Based Queuing for Adaptive Bandwidth Sharing, Y. Tamura, Y. Tobe, H. Tokuda (Keio University)

16. Evaluation of Bandwidth Broker Signaling, M. Gunter, T. Braun (University of Berne)

10:30am - 11:00am Break


11:00am - 12:30am Paper Session 5: Quality of Service II

17. Minimum Rate Guarantee without Per-Flow Information, Y. Kim, W. Tsai, M. Iyer, J. Ros (U.C. Irvine)

18. A New Proposal of RSVP Refreshes, L. Wang, A. Terzis, L. Zhang (UCLA)

19. Effect of Unreliable Nodes on QoS Routing, S. Gokhale, S. Tripathi (U.C. Riverside)

20. How to make assured services more assured, W. Lin, R. Zheng, J. Hou (Ohio State University)

12:30am - 2:00pm Lunch Break


2:00pm - 3:30pm Panel 1: Embedded Wireless Networks


3:30pm - 4:00pm Break


4:00pm - 5:30pm Paper Session 6: Transport Protocols

21. Empirical TCP Profiles and Application, C. Popescu, A.U. Shankar (University of Maryland)

22. On Individual and Aggregate TCP Performance, L. Qiu, Y. Zhang, S. Keshav (Cornell University)

23. Improving TCP Congestion Control Over Internets with Heterogenous Transmission Media, C. Parsa, J. Garcia-Luna-Aceves (U.C. Santa Cruz)

24. TCP Trunking: Design, Implementation and Performance, H.T. Kung, S.Y. Wang (Harvard University)

Wednesday, 3 November 1999


9:00am - 10:30am Paper Session 7: Wireless Networks I

25. The Havana Framework for Supporting Application and Channel Dependent QOS in Wireless Networks, J. Gomez, A. Campbell (Columbia University), H. Morikawa (University of Toyko)

26. A Distributed Scheduling Algorithm for Quality of Service Support in Multiaccess Networks, C. Barrack, K. Siu (MIT)

27. Fluid Analysis of Delay Performance for QoS Support in Wireless Networks, J. Kim, M. Krunz (University of Arizona)

28. Scheduling in Wireless Networks with Multiple Transmission Channels, S. Damodaran, K. Sivalingam (Washington State University)

10:30am - 11:00am Break


11:00am - 12:30am Panel 2: Active Networks: Where Do We Stand Today?


12:30am - 2:00pm Lunch Break


2:00pm - 3:30pm Paper Session 8: Wireless Networks II

29. Source-Tree Routing in Wireless Networks, J. Garcia-Luna-Aceves (U.C. Santa Cruz), M. Spohn (Nokia Wireless Routers)

30. HAWAII: A Domain-based Approach for Supporting Mobility in Wide-area Wireless Networks, R. Ramjee, T. La Porta, S. Thuel, K. Varadhan (Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies) and S. Wang (Harvard University)

31. Analysis of Caching-based Location Management in Personal Communication Networks, K. Ratnam (Northeastern University), I. Matta (Boston University), S. Rangarajan (Bell Laboratories)

32. .Wave and Wait Protocol (WWP): An Energy Saving Protocol for Mobile IP-Devices, V. Tsaoussidis, H. Badr, R. Verma (SUNY at Stony Brook)

3:30pm - 4:00pm Break


4:00pm - 5:30pm Paper Session 9: Internet Services

33. Smoothing and Prefetching Video from Distributed Servers, S. Bakiras, V. Li (University of Hong Kong)

34. Analysis of Receiver Adaptation for Layered Video Transmission over Heterogeneous Networks: A Microscopic Perspective, P. Hu, Z. Zhang, M. Kaveh (University of Minnesota)

35. A Behavioral Model of Web Traffic, H. Choi, J. Limb (Georgia Institute of Technology)

36. Concast: Design and Implementation of a New Network Service, K. Calvert, J. Griffioen, A. Sehgal, S. Wen (University of Kentucky)