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Technical Program

Broadband Applications/Services Symposium

Technical Program Chairs
Dr. Malathi Veeraraghavan [Univ. of Virginia]
Dr. Admela Jukan [Georgia Tech]

October 4, 2005 [Tuesday], 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Session AS1: Applications/Services for Wireless Networks Part I
Session Chair: Dr. Somil Asthana [State Univ. of New York at Buffalo]
An Experimental End-Node Architecture and Communication Middleware For Dynamic Proximity Networks
Somil Asthana [State University of New York at Buffalo, US], Dimitris Kalofonos [Nokia, US], Parijat Shah [Northeastern University, US], Chunming Qiao [State University of New York at Buffalo, US]
Update-based Cache Replacement Policies in Wireless Data Access
Hui Chen, Yang Xiao [University of Memphis, US], Xuemin (Sherman) Shen [University of Waterloo, Canada]
Multicast Source Handover Scheme based on Proxy Router Discovery
Takeshi Takahashi [Waseda University, JP], Koichi Asatani [Kogakuin University, JP], Hideyoshi Tominaga [Waseda University, JP]
Impact of Unshielded Twisted Pair Cable on Ultra-Wideband
Kalyani Kulkarni [IBI Group, US], Jonathan Bredow [University of Texas at Arlington, US], Sanjay Barve [Sasken Communication Technologies Ltd., IN]

October 4, 2005 [Tuesday], 13:30 - 15:00 PM

Session AS2: Applications/Services for Wireless Networks Part II
Session Chair: Dr. Victor Leung [Univ. of British Columbia, Canada]
A Cross-Layer Design to Improve Quality of Service in Online Multiplayer Wireless Gaming Networks
Preetam Ghosh, Kalyan Basu, Sajal Das [UniversityTexas at Arlington, US]
SS-Trees: A Cross-layer Organizational Approach for Mesh-based Wide-area Wireless Sensor Networks
Rich W. Ha, Pin-Han Ho, X. Sherman Shen [University of Waterloo, Canada]
Fair and Efficient Multihop Scheduling Algorithm for IEEE 802.16 BWA Systems
Daehyon Kim, Aura Ganz [University of Massachusetts, US]
Third-Party Handshake Protocol for Efficient Peer Discovery in IEEE 802.15.3 WPANs
Zhanping Yin, Victor Leung [University of British Columbia, Canada]

October 4, 2005 [Tuesday], 15:30 - 17:00 PM

Session AS3: Applications/Services for Wired Networks 
Session Chair: Dr. Admela Jukan [Georgia Tech]
Modeling and Performance Evaluation of iSCSI Storage Area Networks
Christoph Gauger, Martin Koehn, Sebastian Gunreben [University of Stuttgart, DE], Detlef Sass [University of Stuttgart, DE], Samuel Gil Perez [private, DE]
Tunneling Techniques for End-to-End VPNs: Generic Deployment in an Optical Testbed Environment
Tarek Saad, Basel Alawieh [University of Ottawa, CA], Semra Gulder [Communications Research Centre Canada, CA], Hussein Mouftah [University of Ottawa, CA]
CompuP2P: A Light-Weight Architecture for Internet Computing
Varun Sekhri, Rohit Gupta, Arun Somani [Iowa State University, US]
Network Selection Using Fuzzy Logic
Shubha Kher, Arun Somani, Rohit Gupta [Iowa State University, US]

October 5, 2005 [Wednesday], 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Session AS4: Video & Multicasting
Session Chair: Malathi Veeraraghavan [Univ. of Virginia]
Stream Merging for Live Continuous Broadcast with Time-Shifting
Amotz Bar-Noy [Brooklyn College, CUNY, US], Justin Goshi, Richard Ladner, Tammy VanDeGrift [University of Washington, US]
Application of Heuristic MMKP in Admission Control and QoS Adaptation for Distributed Video on Demand Service
Md. Shamsul Alam, Md. Mahmudul Hasan, Boshir Ahmed, A.S.M. Sohail [Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh]
Multi-Constrained Core Selection for Group Communication
Ayse Karaman, Hossam Hassanein [Queens University, CA]
Bandwidth Guaranteed Multicast Scheduling for Virtual Output Queued Packet Switches
Deng Pan, Yuanyuan Yang [State University of New York at Stony Brook, US]