9th International Conference on Network Protocols

ICNP 2001

Mission Inn, Riverside CA

November 11-14, 2001

Advance Program

Sunday, November 11

7:30-8:30     Breakfast


8:30-5:00    Full-day tutorial: `MPLS and the New Internet',

by Andre Danthine (University of Liege, Belgium)


12:00-1:30    Lunch

Monday, November 12

7:30-8:30    Breakfast


8:30-9:00    Welcome

Satish Tripathi (conference chair), Magda El Zarki and Klara Nahrstedt (TPC chairs)


9:00-10:00    Keynote

`Future of the Internet?    , Randy Katz (UC-Berkeley)

10:00-10:30    Coffee Break

10:30-12:00    Session 1: Wireless , Session Chair: Andrew Campbell

1. Distributed Token Circulation in mobile ad-hoc Networks,

Navneet Malpani (Intel), Nitin Vaidya (UIUC, USA), Jennifer Welch (Texas A&M, USA)

2. On-demand Multi-path Distance Vector Routing in ad-hoc Networks,

Mahesh Marina, Samir R. Das (University of Cincinnati, USA)

3. Conserving Transmission Power in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks,

J.Gormez, A.Campbell (Columbia University, USA), M. Naghshineh, C. Bisdikian, (IBM T.J. Watson Research Center)

4. Recursive Position Estimation in Sensory Networks,

Joe Albowicz, Alvin Chen, Lixia Zhang (UCLA, USA)

12:00-1:30    Lunch (on your own)


1:30-3:00    Session 2: Routing, Session Chair: Marco Schneider

5. Adapting to Route-demand and Mobility (ARM) in Ad-hoc Network Routing,

Sungjoon Ahn, A. Udaya Shankar (University of Maryland, College Park, USA)

6. An Experimental Analysis of BGP Convergence Time,

Timothy G. Griffin (AT&T Research Labs, USA), Brian J. Premore (Dartmouth College, USA)

7. QoS Routing Algorithms for Bandwidth-Delay Constrained Applications,

Yi Yang, Jogesh K. Muppala, Samuel T. Chanson (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong)

8. Routing Bandwidth Guaranteed Paths with Restoration in Label Switched Networks,

Samphel Norden (Washington University in St. Louis, USA), Milind M. Buddhikot (Lucent Bell Labs, USA), Marcel Waldvogel (IBM Zurich Research Laboratory, Switzerland), Subhash Suri (University of California, Santa Barbara, USA)

3:00-3:30    Coffee Break

3:30-5:00    Session 3: Multicast, Session Chair: Robin Kravets

9. Source Filtering in IP Multicast Routing,

De-Nian Yang, Chang-Jung Kao, Wanjiun Liao (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)

10. Making QoS Aware Multicast Scalable in Terms of Link State Advertisement,

Toshihiko Kato (KDDI R&D Laboratories, Inc., Japan), Seiji Ueno, Shigeki Mukaiyama (University of Electro-Communication, Japan), Kenji Suzuki (KDDIR&D Laboratories, Inc., Japan)

11. Channelization Problem in Large Scale Data Dissemination,

Micah Adler, Zihui Ge, James F. Kurose, Don Towsley (University of Massachusetts, USA), Stephen Zabele (Litton-TASC Inc., USA)

12. An Efficient QoS Routing for Quorum-cast Communication,

Bin Wang (Wright State University, USA), Jennifer C. Hou (Ohio State University, USA)


5:30-9:00     Reception at Riverside Citrus State Park    (busses leave at 5:30 PM)

Tuesday, November 13


7:30-8:30    Breakfast

8:30-10:00    Session 4: DiffServ, Session Chair: Ibrahim Matta

13. Dynamic Class Selection: From Relative Differentiation to Absolute QoS,

Constantinos Dovrolis (University of Delaware, USA), Parameswaran Ramanathan (University of Wisconsin, USA)

14. Fundamental Tradeoff in Aggregate Packet Scheduling,

Zhi-Li Zhang, Zhenhai Duan (University of Minnesota, USA), Yiwei Thomas Hou (Fujitsu Labs, USA)

15. A Memory based Approach for a TCP friendly Traffic Conditioner in DiffServ Networks,

K.R. Renjish Kumar, A. L. Ananda, Lillykutty Jacob (National University of Singapure, Singapure)

16. Drop Strategies and Loss Rate Differentiation,

Ulf Bodin, Olov Schelen (Lulea University of Technology, Sweden)


10:00-10:30    Coffee Break

10:30-12:00    Session 5: TCP, Session Chair: Lixia Zhang

17. TCP friendly SIMD Congestion Control and Its Convergence Behavior,

Shudong Jin, Liang Guo, Ibrahim Matta, Azer Bestavros (Boston University, USA)

18. Transport Level Mechanisms for Bandwidth Aggregation on Mobile Hosts,

Luiz Magalhaes, Robin Kravets (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)

19. TCP over Load Reactive Links,

Rajesh Krishnan, James P.G. Sterbenz (BBN Technologies, USA)

20. The War between Mice and Elephants,

Liang Guo, Ibrahim Matta (Boston University, USA)


12:00-1:30    Lunch

1:30-3:00    Panel 1: End of the end-to-end argument?

3:00-3:30    Coffee Break

3:30-5:00    Session 6: QoS , Session Chair: Michalis Faloutsos

21. Controlling Hihg-Bandwidth Flows at the Congested Routers,

Ratul Mahajan (ICSI and University of Washington, USA), Sally Floyd (ICSI, USA), David Wetherall (University of Washington, USA)

22. Optimal Admission Control for Scheduling High-Data Rate Burst in a Wideband CDMA,

Yu-Kwong Kwok, Vincent K.N. Lau (University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)

23. Providing Quality of Service without Per-Flow State,

Jorge A. Cobb (University of Texas at Dallas, USA)

24. Comparative Evaluation of Software Implementation of Layer-4 Packet Class Schemes,

Vivek Sahasranaman (Inktomi Inc., USA), Milind M. Buddhikot (Lucent Bell Labs, USA)


Wednesday, November 14


7:30-8:30    Breakfast

8:30-10:00    Session 7: Security, Session Chair: Gene Tsudik

25. Using Dynamic Buffer Limiting to Protect Against Belligerent Flows in High-speed Networks,

Fusun Ertemalp, David R. Cheriton, Andreas Bechtolsheim (Cisco Systems, Inc.)

26. Fast Firewall Implementations for Software and Hardware based Routers,

Lili Qiu (Microsoft Research), George Varghese (University of California, San Diego), Subhash Suri (University of California, Santa Barbara)

27. Providing Robust and Ubiquitous Security Support for MANET,

Jiejun Kong, Petros Zerfos, Haiyun Luo, Songwu Lu, Lixia Zhang (UCLA, USA)

28. Scalable Secure Group Communication over IP Multicast,

Suman Banerjee, Bobby Bhattacharjee (University of Maryland, College Park)


10:00-10:30    Coffee Break

10:30-12:00    Session 8: Servers, Session Chair: Nina Bhatti

29. Responder Anonymity and Anonymous Peer-to-Peer File Sharing,

Vincent R. Scarlata, Brian Neil Levine (University of Massachusetts, USA), Clay Shields (Georgetown University, USA)

30. Scalable Socket Buffer Tuning for High-Performance Web Server,

Go Hasegawa, Tatsuhiko Terai, Takuya Okamoto, Masayuki Murata (Osaka University, Japan)

31. Evaluation of a Novel Two-Step Server Selection Metric,

Katrina M. Hanna, Nandini Natarajan, Brian Neil Levine (University of Massachusetts, USA)

32. Finding Close Friends on the Internet,

Christopher Kommareddy, Narendar Shankar, Bobby Bhattacharjee (University of Maryland, College Park, USA)


12:00-1:30    Lunch (on your own)

1:30-3:00    Panel 2: Impact of Peer-to-Peer networking

3:00-3:30    Coffee Break

3:30-5:00    Session 9: Traffic Management, Session Chair: Ljiljana Trajkovic

33. Internet User Access via Dial-up-Networks - Traffic Characterization and Statistics,

Ron Hutchins, Ellen W. Zegura, Andrew Liashenko, Philip H. Enslow Jr. (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)

34. Fast and Robust Signaling Overload Control,

Sneha Kumar Kasera, C. Loader, M. Karaul, A. Hari, T. LaPorta (Lucent Bell Labs, USA)

35. Robust Congestion Control,

David Ely, Neil Spring, David Wetherall, Stefan Savage, Tom Andreson (University of Washington, USA)

36. Second-Order Rate-Control Based Transport Protocols,

Xi Zhang, Kang G. Shin (University of Michigan, USA)