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Simulation Symposium, Annual (2006)
Huntsville, Alabama
Apr. 2, 2006 to Apr. 6, 2006
ISSN: 1080-241X
ISBN: 0-7695-2559-8
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction

Reviewers (PDF)

pp. x
Keynote Address
Session 1: Network Modeling and Simulation I

A Framework for Adaptive Wavelet Prediction in Self-Sizing Networks (Abstract)

Srikant Nalatwad , North Carolina State University
Michael Devetsikiotis , North Carolina State University
pp. 10-17
Section 2: Network Modeling and Simulation II

Simulation Study of Firewalls to Aid Improved Performance (Abstract)

Zihui Ge , AT&T Labs Research
Subrata Acharya , University of Pittsburgh
Taieb Znati , University of Pittsburgh
Albert Greenberg , AT&T Labs Research
Jia Wang , AT&T Labs Research
pp. 18-26

Performance Study of End-to-End Traffic-Aware Routing (Abstract)

Mohamed Ould-Khaoua , University of Glasgow, UK
Lewis M. Mackenzie , University of Glasgow, UK
Raad S. Al-Qassas , University of Glasgow, UK
pp. 26-33

Modeling and Optimization for the Design of IMS Networks (Abstract)

Nisha Rajagopal , North Carolina State University
Michael Devetsikiotis , North Carolina State University
pp. 34-41
Session 3: Network Modeling and Simulation III

Localized Credit Based QoS Routing : Performance Evaluation Using (Abstract)

M.E Woodward , University of Bradford, UK
Saad H. Alabbad , University of Bradford, UK
pp. 42-49

Modeling and Evaluation of the Effect of Obstacles on the Performance of Wireless Sensor Networks (Abstract)

Georgios Mylonas , University of Patras, Greece
Sotiris Nikoletseas , University of Patras, Greece
Ioannis Chatzigiannakis , University of Patras, Greece
pp. 50-60

A New Scheme for Mobility, Sensing, and Security Management in Wireless Ad Hoc Sensor Networks (Abstract)

M. S. Obaidat , Monmouth University
N. Boudriga , Carthage University
M. Baghdadi , Carthage Universtiy
pp. 61-67

Performance Evaluation of Packet Processing Architectures Using Multiclass Queuing Networks (Abstract)

Soren Sonntag , Wireline Access Communication
Christian Sauer , Wireline Access Communication
Matthias Gries , Wireline Access Communication
pp. 80-89
Session 4: Advances in Simulation Methodology and Practices I

Distributed Quasi-Monte Carlo Algorithm for Option Pricing on HNOWs Using mpC (Abstract)

Gong Chen , University of Manitoba, Canada
Parimala Thulasiraman , University of Manitoba, Canada
Ruppa K. Thulasiram , University of Manitoba, Canada
pp. 90-97

Grid-Boxing for Spatial Simulation Performance Optimisation (Abstract)

C.J. Scogings , Massey University - Albany, New Zealand
H.A. James , Massey University - Albany, New Zealand
K.A. Hawick , Massey University - Albany, New Zealand
pp. 98-106
Session 5: Performance Modeling

A Mathematical Model for Performability of Beowulf Clusters (Abstract)

Enver Ever , Middlesex University, UK
Orhan Gemikonakli , Middlesex University, UK
Ram Chakka , RGMCET, India
pp. 118-126

Modelling and Performability Analysis of Network Memory Servers (Abstract)

G Mapp , Middlesex University, London UK
E Ever , Middlesex University, London UK
D Thakker , Middlesex University, London Uk
O Gemikonakli , Middlesex University, London UK
pp. 127-134

Performance Modeling and Evaluation of E-Business Systems (Abstract)

Isi Mitrani , University of Newcastle, UK
Giovanna Ferrari , University of Newcastle, UK
Paul Ezhilchelvan , University of Newcastle, UK
pp. 135-142

Performance Enhancement by Eliminating Redundant Function Execution (Abstract)

Krishna Kavi , University of North Texas
Peng Chen , University of North Texas
Robert Akl , University of North Texas
pp. 143-151
Session 6: Advances in Simulation Methodology and Practices II

A New Approach for Computing Conditional Probabilities of General Stochastic Processes (Abstract)

Fabian Wickborn , Otto-von-Guericke Universität Magdeburg, Germany
Sanja Lazarova-Molnar , Otto-von-Guericke Universität Magdeburg, Germany
Graham Horton , Otto-von-Guericke Universität Magdeburg. Germany
Thomas Simon , Otto-von-Guericke Universität Magdeburg, Germany
Claudia Isensee , Otto-von-Guericke Universität Magdeburg, Germany
pp. 152-159

DDSOS: A Dynamic Distributed Service-Oriented Simulation Framework1 (Abstract)

Chun Fan , Arizona State University
Yinong Chen , Arizona State University
Ray Paul , Department of Defense
W. T. Tsai , Arizona State University
pp. 160-167

NSL-BLRL: Efficient CacheWarmup for Sampled Processor Simulation (Abstract)

Luk Van Ertvelde , Ghent University, Belgium
Koen De Bosschere , Ghent University, Belgium
Filip Hellebaut , Ghent Universtiy, Belgium
Lieven Eeckhout , Ghent Universtiy, Belgium
pp. 168-177
Session 7: Simulation Languages, Tools, and Environments

An Agenda Based Mobility Model21 (Abstract)

Xiaoyan Hong , University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Jun Liu , University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Qunwei Zheng , University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
pp. 188-195

USim: A User Behavior Simulation Framework for Training and Testing IDSes in GUI Based Systems (Abstract)

S. Upadhyaya , SUNY at Buffalo
K. Kwiat , Air Force Research Laboratory
A. Garg , SUNY at Buffalo
S. Vidyaraman , SUNY at Buffalo
pp. 196-203

iSimBioSys: A Discrete Event Simulation Platform for ?in silico? study of biological systems (Abstract)

Samik Ghosh , The University of Texas at Arlington
Simon Daefler , The University of Texas at Arlington
Kalyan Basu , The University of Texas at Arlington
Preetam Ghosh , The University of Texas at Arlington
Sajal K. Das , The University of Texas at Arlington
pp. 204-213
Session 8: VLSI Circuit Simulaltion - Distributed Simulations

A Framework for Distributed Simulation of Asynchronous Handshake Circuits (Abstract)

L. Janin , The University of Manchester, UK
E. Tsirogiannis , The University of Birmingham, UK
Q. Zhang , The University of Birmingham, UK
G. Theodoropoulos , The University of Birmingham, UK
D. Chen , The University of Birmingham, UK
D. Edwards , The University of Manchester, UK
pp. 214-222

Mixed-Signal Simulation with the Simbus Backplane (Abstract)

Douglas R. Hickey, , Clifton Labs, Inc.
Scott A. Hutchinson , Sandia National Labs
Thomas V. Russo , Sandia National Labs
Eric R. Keiter , Sandia National Labs
Philip A. Wilsey , Clifton Labs, Inc.
Robert J. Hoekstra , Sandia National Labs
pp. 223-229

Design and Implementation of aWorkload Specific Simulator (Abstract)

Hiroshi Nakashima , Toyohashi University of Technology
Tomoaki Tsumura , Toyohashi University of Technology
Takashi Nakada , Toyohashi University of Technology
pp. 230-243
Session 9: Parallel and Distributed Simulations

New Parallel Simulation Techniques of DEVS and Cell-DEVS in CD++ (Abstract)

Gabriel Wainer , Carleton University, Canada
Ezequiel Glinsky , Carleton University, Canada
pp. 244-251

Data Organization and Data Comparison for Model Validation in Faster-than-Real-Time Simulation (Abstract)

Mara Nikolaidou , Harokopio University of Athens, Greece
Dimosthenis Anagnostopoulos , Harokopio University of Athens, Greece
pp. 252-260

An Approach to Protocol Modeling and Validation (Abstract)

A. Furfaro, , Universit`a della Calabria, Italy
F. Cicirelli , Universit`a della Calabria, Italy
L. Nigro , Universit`a della Calabria, Italy
pp. 261-268

Moderating Simulation Lag in Haptic Virtual Environments (Abstract)

A. Boukerche , PARADISE Research Laborator
S. Shirmohammadi , Distributed Collaborative Virtual Environments Research Laboratory
A. Hossain , University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
pp. 269-277
Session 10: Network Modeling and Simulation IV

Modeling, Simulation and Performance Evaluation for a CIOQ Switch Architecture (Abstract)

Antonio M. Alberti , INATEL - National Institute of Telecommunications, Brazil
Sebasti?o R. de Aguiar Filho , FEMC - Funda??o Educacional Montes Claros, Brazil
Anilton S. Garcia , UFES - Federal University of Espirito, Brazil
pp. 278-285

Bridging the Gap between Simulation and Experimental Evaluation in Computer Networks (Abstract)

Hisham H. Muhammad , UNISINOS - Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos
Marinho P. Barcellos, , UNISINOS - Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos
Giovani Facchini , UNISINOS - Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos
pp. 286-293

Swarm-based Active Tunable Routing for Overhead Reduction in Multiservice Networks (Abstract)

Helen D. Karatza , Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Constandinos X. Mavromoustakis , Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
pp. 294-303
Session 11: Artificial Intelligence in Simulation

Simulation and Analysis of Complex Biological Processes: an Organisation Modelling Perspective (Abstract)

Catholijn M. Jonker , Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen
Tibor Bosse , Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Jan Treur , Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
pp. 304-311

An Integrative Modelling Approach for Simulation and Analysis of Adaptive Agents (Abstract)

Tibor Bosse , Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Catholijn M. Jonker , Radboud Universiteit Nijm
Jan Treur , Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
pp. 312-319

Qualitative Physics for Movable Objects in MOUT (Abstract)

Suiping Zhou , Nanyang Technological University, Singaporte
Shang-Ping Ting , Defence Science & Technology Agency
pp. 320-325
Author Index

Author Index (PDF)

pp. 326-327
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