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Eleventh International Workshop
on Quality of Service (IWQoS 2003)

Monterey, CA, June 2-4, 2003

Sponsored by IEEE Communications Society and IFIP WG6.1 in cooperation with ACM SIGCOMM and ACM SIGMOBILE

The proceedings of the workshop will be published by Springer-Verlag in their LNCS Hot Topics series. The volume is available as LNCS 2707.


Monday (June 2)

8:30-9:30 Breakfast and Registration

9:30-10:20 Invited talk: "Breaking the Great Internet Deadlock OR Why there isn't any Network QoS and what to do about it", Abhay Parekh (ICSI, Berkeley) (slides)

10:20-10:45 Break

10:45 Analysis and Modeling (Rene Cruz)

    Network characteristics: modelling, measurements and admission control,
    Dinan Gunawardena, Peter Key, Laurent Massoulie

    Statistical Characterization for Per-Hop QoS,
    Mohamed El Gendy, Abhijit Bose, Haining Wang, Kang Shin (Student Best Paper Award)

    Performance Analysis of Server Sharing Collectives for Content Distribution,
    Daniel Villela, Dan Rubenstein

    An approximation of the end-to-end delay distribution,
    Han Kim, Ness Shroff

12:30-2:00 Lunch

2:00-3:15 Resource Allocation and Admission Control (Jasleen Kaur)

    Price-based Resource Allocation in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks,
    Yuan Xue, Baochun Li, Klara Nahrstedt

    On Achieving Fairness in the Joint Allocation of Processing and Bandwidth Resources,
    Yunkai Zhou, Harish Sethu

    Distributed Admission Control for Heterogeneous Multicast with Bandwidth Guarantees,
    Sudeept Bhatnagar, Badri Nath, Arup Acharya

3:15-3:45 Break

3:45-5:00 Multimedia and Incentives (Klara Nahrstedt)

    Subjective Impression of Variations in Layer Encoded Video,
    Michael Zink, Oliver Kuenzel, Jens Schmitt, Ralf Steinmetz

    A Moving Average Predictor for Playout Delay Control in VoIP,
    Victor Ramos, Chadi Barakat, Eitan Altman

    To Play or to Control: A Game-based Control-theoretic Approach to Peer-to-Peer Incentive Engineering,
    Weihong Wang, Baochun Li

7:00 Dinner

Tuesday (June 3)

8:00-8:30 Breakfast

8:30-9:20 Invited talk: "Micro-Buffered Networks", Rene Cruz (UCSD) (slides)

9:20-9:30 Mini-break

9:30-10:20 Dependability and Fault Tolerance (Harrick Vin)

    Improving Dependability of Real-Time Communication with Preplanned Backup Routes and Spare Resource Pool,
    Songkuk Kim, Kang Shin

    Fault Tolerance in Networks with an Advance Reservation Service,
    Lars Burchard, Marc Dorste-Franke

10:20-10:45 Break

10:45-12:00 Routing (Kevin Jeffay)

    Routing and Grooming in Two-tier Survivable Optical Mesh Networks, Somdip Datta, Subir Biswas,
    Sudipta Sengupta, Debanjan Saha

    Fast Network Re-optimization Schemes for MPLS and Optical Networks,
    Randeep Bhatia, Murali Kodialam, T.V. Lakshman

    Mitigating Hotspots in Mobile Ad hoc Networks,
    Seoungbum Lee, Andrew Campbell

12:00-1:15 Lunch

1:15-2:15 Panel: "QoS in Demand: Who Needs it Anyway?" Chair: Klara Nahrstedt, UIUC (Panelists: Andrew Campbell (Columbia U.), Dave Hartzell (NASA Ames), Jerry Rolia (HP Labs), Ralf Steinmetz (Darmstadt University), Harick Vin (UT Austin))

2:15-3:30 Availability and Dependability (Andrew Campbell)

    Failure Insensitive Routing for Ensuring Service Availability, Srihari Nelakuditi,
    Sanghwan Lee, Yinzhe Yu, Zhi-Li Zhang

    Network Availability based Service Differentiation,
    Mathilde Durvy, Christophe Diot, Nina Taft, Patrick Thiran

    Quality of Availability: Replica Placement for Widely Distributed Systems,
    Giwon On

3:30-4:00 Break

4:00-5:15 Web Services (Nina Bhatti)

    Using Latency Quantiles to Engineer QoS Guarantees for Web Services, Ulrich Fiedler,
    Bernhard Plattner

    DotQoS - A QoS Extension for .NET Remoting, Andreas Ulbrich, Torben Weis,
    Kurt Geihs, Christian Becker

    Dynamic Resource Allocation for Shared Data Centers Using Online Measurements,
    Abhishek Chandra, Weibo Gong, Prashant Shenoy

6:30 Dinner

Wednesday (June 4)

8:00-8:30 Breakfast

8:30-9:20 Invited talk: "Go After the Challenges", Lixia Zhang (UCLA)

9:20-9:30 Mini-break

9:30-10:45 Rate-based QoS (Klaus Wehrle)

    Providing Deterministic End-to-end Fairness Guarantees in Core-stateless Networks, Jasleen Kaur, Harrick Vin

    Per-Domain Packet Scale Rate Guarantee for Expedited Forwarding,
    Yuming Jiang

    Achieving Weighted Service Differentiation from an End-to-End Perspective,
    Hung-Yun Hsieh, Kyu-Han Kim, Raghupathy Sivakumar

10:45-11:15 Break

11:15-12:30 Storage (Ion Stoica)

    Online Response Time Optimization of Apache Web Server, Xue Liu, Lui Sha (UIUC),
    Yixin Diao, Joesph L. Hellerstein, Sujay Parekh (IBM)

    A Practical Learning-based Approach for Dynamic Storage Bandwidth Allocation,
    Vijay Sundaram, Prashant Shenoy

    CacheCOW: QoS for Storage System Caches,
    Pawan Goyal, Divyesh Jadav, Dharmendra Modha, Renu Tewari

12:30 Workshop ends

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