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9:00 Welcoming remarks SESSION 1: Traffic Models, Chair: Ward Whitt 9:15 - 10:00 The Changing Nature of Network Traffic: Scaling Phenomena Walter Willinger, AT&T Labs-Research 10:00 - 10:30 The Relationship between Heavy-Tailed File Sizes and Self-Similar Network Traffic Mark Crovella, Boston University 10:30 - 11:00 Break 11:00 - 11:30 Patterns of buffer overflow in fluid models with long range dependent inputs caused by heavy tails Sid Resnik, Cornell University 11:30 - 12:00 Multiplicative Cascades Ed Waymire, Oregon State 12:00 - 12:30 On-Line Operational Measurements to Support Traffic Engineering of Broadband ATM Networks Ashok Erramilli, Qmetrix 12:30 - 1:30 LUNCH SESSION 2: Simulations, Chair: Yechiam Yemini 1:30 - 2:15 Federated Simulation Systems Richard Fujimoto, Georgia Tech 2:15 - 2:45 Internet Simulations: Issues in Defining the Model Sally Floyd, LBNL 2:45 - 3:15 Project VINT: Virtual InterNet Testbed Deborah Estrin, USC 3:15 - 3:45 Break 3:45 - 4:15 Simulation of multihop, adhoc wireless networks Mario Gerla, UCLA 4:15 - 4:45 Project S3: Scalable Simulations Andy Ogielski, DIMACS 4:45 - 5:15 ANCORS: Adaptable Network Control and Reporting System Livio Ricciulli, SRI International 5:15 - 5:45 Method for Optimal Span Selection in Fiber Cut Simulation Lev Sofman, MCI 6:30 RECEPTION, FACULTY CLUB
Friday, October 24, 1997SESSION 3: Wireless Models, Chair: Mario Gerla 8:45 - 9:30 Modeling and Simulation Problems in Mobile Wireless Communications David Goodman, WINLAB 9:30 - 10:00 The Wireless System Engineering design tool Steve Fortune, Bell Labs, Lucent 10:00 - 10:30 Simulation Methods for Resource Allocation In Wireless Systems Roy Yates, WINLAB 10:30 - 11:00 Break 11:00 - 11:45 Application of Modeling in Network Management and Control Karen Sage, Cisco 11:45 - 12:15 Model-based Self-Healing and Self-Configuring Networks Y. Yemini, Columbia 12:15 - 12:45 Fast Cellular Internet Access: Where is the Problem? F. Reichert, Ericsson 12:45 - 1:45 LUNCH SESSION 4: Network Algorithms, Chair: Walter Willinger 1:45 - 2:30 Network Design and Control Using On-Off and Multi-Level Source Traffic Models with Long-Tailed Distributions Ward Whitt, AT&T Labs-Research 2:30 - 3:00 Spatial Point Patterns of Phase Type V. Ramaswami, AT&T Labs-Research 3:00 - 3:30 A Framework for Evaluating the Performance of Reliable Multicast Protocols or How to Complicate Simple Analyses Don Towsley, U.Mass Amherst 3:30 - 4:00 Break 4:00 - 4:30 A Performance Comparison of Competitive On-line Routing and State-Dependent Routing M. Andrews, Bell Labs, Lucent 4:30 - 5:00 Detection of Hurst Parameter Changes using Data Compression S. Rajagopalan, Bellcore 5:00 - 5:45 Modeling Call Degradation and Admission Policies for Multimedia traffic in Wireless Networks S. Das, U. North Texas 6:30 BANQUET, PRINCETON FACULTY CLUB "DOES MODELING WORK?" A CAREER PERSPECTIVE DR. LEONARD J. FORYS PRESIDENT, FORYS CONSULTING GROUP Dr Forys is an internationally recognized expert on the application of mathematical models to performance management of telecommunication networks. He has a lifetime of anecdotes to answer the question which is the title of his talk.