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Communication Networks and Services Research, Annual Conference on (2005)
Halifax, N.S., Canada
May 16, 2005 to May 18, 2005
ISBN: 0-7695-2333-1
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction

list-reviewer (PDF)

pp. xii,xiii
Introduction

Foreword (PDF)

pp. ix
Routing and Switching Architectures

Heuristic Constraint-Path Routing Decision System (Abstract)

William J. Phillips , Dalhousie University
Wayne Goodridge , Dalhousie University
William Robertson , Dalhousie University
Shyamala Sivakumar , Saint Mary?s University
pp. 3-8

Router Design for Optical Cartesian Networks (Abstract)

Larry Hughes , Dalhousie University
Nirav Sheth , Dalhousie University
pp. 9-15

Shortest-Hop Based Reliable Network Multicast (Abstract)

Daniel Siu , IBM Canada
K. L. Eddie Law , Ryerson University
pp. 16-21

Scalability of a Class of Switch Networks (Abstract)

Yue (Edward) Yao , Dalhousie University
pp. 22-27
Information Management

PENS: A Personalized Electronic News System (Abstract)

Hossein Sadat , University of New Brunswick
Jie Zhang , University of New Brunswick
Ali A. Ghorbani , University of New Brunswick
Mehran Nadjarbashi-Noghani , University of New Brunswick
pp. 31-38

On Fair Electronic Cash (Abstract)

C. H. Tan , Information Communication Center
X. Hou , Information Communication Center
pp. 39-44

A Multi-Context Visual Web Page Authoring Tool (Abstract)

Bernd Kurz , University of New Brunswick
Beika Zhan , University of New Brunswick
pp. 45-47

A Churn-Strategy Alignment Model for Managers in Mobile Telecom (Abstract)

Shyamala C. Sivakumar , Saint Mary?s University
Dawn N. Jutla , Saint Mary?s University
Wei Yu , Saint Mary?s University
pp. 48-53
Communications Systems

Experimental Studies of the 2.4-GHz IMS Wireless Indoor Channel (Abstract)

Heather MacLeod , Dalhousie University
Zhizhang (David) Chen , Dalhousie University
Chris Loadman , Dalhousie University
pp. 63-68

Signalling Wavelength in an Antenna Array for Space-Time Wireless over LOS Channels (Abstract)

Brent R. Petersen , University of New Brunswick
Guangran Zhu , University of New Brunswick
Bruce G. Colpitts , University of New Brunswick
pp. 69-73

Optimization of Three Dimensional Retro-Directive Arrays (Abstract)

Bin Feng , Dalhousie University
Zhizhang (David) Chen , Dalhousie University
pp. 80-83

The Design and Implementation of a Cartesian Router (Abstract)

Larry Hughes , Dalhousie University
Mohammad Farajmandi , Dalhousie University
pp. 84-90
Traffic Engineering

Modeling Internet Traffic Using Nongaussian Time Series Models (Abstract)

V. Choulakian , University of Moncton
Z. Liu , University of Moncton
R. McGorman , Nortel Networks
J. Almhana , University of Moncton
pp. 99-104

Managing Access Control for Presence-Based Services (Abstract)

Anand Dersingh , Dalhousie University
Allan Jost , Dalhousie University
Ramiro Liscano , University of Ottawa
pp. 105-111

Third-Party Flow Control (Abstract)

Dushyant Bansal , University of Waterloo
Paul A.S. Ward , University of Waterloo
pp. 118-124

A Dynamical Data Transmission Policy for Wireless Networks (Abstract)

R. McGorman , Nortel Networks
J. Almhana , University of Moncton
Z. Liu , University of Moncton
V. Choulakian , University of Moncton
pp. 125-130

Adaptive Per-Flow Traffic Engineering Based on Probe Packet Measurements (Abstract)

Sven Krasser , Georgia Institute of Technology
Jochen Grimminger , Siemens AG
Henry L. Owen , Georgia Institute of Technology
Joachim Sokol , Siemens AG
Hans-Peter Huth , Siemens AG
pp. 131-136

A Speed Based Active Queue Management Scheme (Abstract)

Pu-liu Yan , Wuhan University
Xiao Chen , Wuhan University
Gui-wen Yang , Wuhan University
Jing Wu , Wuhan University
Jian-guo Zhou , Wuhan University
pp. 137-142
Real-Time Services

An Interactive Scalable Multimedia Streaming Scheme for VBR-Encoded Videos (Abstract)

Md. H. Kabir , University of Victoria
Gholamali C. Shoja , University of Victoria
Eric G. Manning , University of Victoria
pp. 145-150

SCTP-Based Middleware for MPI in Wide-Area Networks (Abstract)

H. Kamal , University of British Columbia
B. Penoff , University of British Columbia
A. Wagner , University of British Columbia
pp. 157-162

Wireless Video Graphics Array System Design (Abstract)

Zhizhang (David) Chen , Dalhousie University
Adam Sampson , Dalhousie University
pp. 163-166
Information Systems

A Presentation Description Language for Adaptive Web Systems (Abstract)

Ali A. Ghorbani , University of New Brunswick
S. Hossein Sadat , University of New Brunswick
pp. 169-175

Understanding the Performance of Cooperative Web Caching Systems (Abstract)

A. Nur Zincir-Heywood , Dalhousie University
Xiaosong Hu , Dalhousie University
pp. 183-188
Communication Algorithms

An Integrated Error Control and Constrained Sequence Code Based on Multimode Coding (Abstract)

A. Hughes , University of Alberta and TRLabs
I. J. Fair , University of Alberta and TRLabs
pp. 203-208

Biorthogonal Pulse Position Modulation for Time-Hopping UWB Systems (Abstract)

Hao Zhang , University of Victoria
T. Aaron Gulliver , University of Victoria
Wei Li , University of Victoria
pp. 209-213

Rayleigh Flat Fading Channels? Capacity (Abstract)

Amitava Bose , Carleton University
Yiqiang Q. Zhao , Carleton University
Jun Li , Carleton University
pp. 214-217

Optimum Training Sequences for the Uplink of MIMO MC-CDMA Systems (Abstract)

B. Tau Sieskul , Chulalongkorn University
S. Kunaruttanapruk , Chulalongkorn University
S. Jitapunkul , Chulalongkorn University
W. Lee , Chulalongkorn University
pp. 223-228
Wireless Networks

A Framework for Quality of Service in Wireless Networks (Abstract)

John M. DeDourek , University of New Brunswick
Jasminder Grewal , University of New Brunswick
pp. 231-236

Connectivity with Static Transmission Range in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks (Abstract)

Maen M. Artimy , Dalhousie University
William J. Phillips , Dalhousie University
William Robertson , Dalhousie University
pp. 237-242

ENCAST: Energy-Critical Node Aware Spanning Tree for Sensor Networks (Abstract)

Ioanis Nikolaidis , University of Alberta
Shoudong Zou , University of Alberta
Janelle J. Harms , University of Alberta
pp. 249-254

Cluster-Head Election Using Fuzzy Logic for Wireless Sensor Networks (Abstract)

Srinivas Sampalli , Dalhousie University
Denis Riordan , Dalhousie University
Indranil Gupta , Dalhousie University
pp. 255-260

A Framework for Self-Management of Hybrid Wireless Networks Using Autonomic Computing Principles (Abstract)

Dirk Pesch , Cork Institute of Technology
James Irvine , Cork Institute of Technology and University of Strathclyde
Chong Shen , Cork Institute of Technology
pp. 261-266
Protocol Design Issues

A Sensor Web Language for Mesh Architectures (Abstract)

Zhongwei Sun , University of New Brunswick
Bradford G. Nickerson , University of New Brunswick
John-Paul Arp , University of New Brunswick
pp. 269-274

A Tool Framework for Generation of Application Optimized Communication Protocols (Abstract)

Jörn Seger , University of Dortmund
Ralf Burda , University of Dortmund
pp. 282-286

Comparison of QoS Performance between IPv6 QoS Management Model and IntServ and DiffServ QoS Models (Abstract)

William Robertson , Dalhousie University
El-Bahlul Fgee , Dalhousie University
S. Sivakumar , Saint Mary's University
Jason D. Kenney , Dalhousie University
William J. Phillips , Dalhousie University
pp. 287-292
Knowledge Networks and Management

ARAS: Adaptive Recommender for Academic Scheduling (Abstract)

Wenpu Xing , University of New Brunswick
Ali Ghorbani , University of New Brunswick
Mark Kilfoil , University of New Brunswick
pp. 307-312

A Self-Managed Predicate-Based Cache (Abstract)

Yaomin Fu , Dalhousie University
Dawn Jutla , Saint Mary?s University
Peter Bodorik , Dalhousie University
pp. 313-318

Malicious Behaviour in Content-Addressable Peer-to-Peer Networks (Abstract)

Klemens Böhm , University of Karlsruhe
Erik Buchmann , University of Magdeburg
Thomas Reidemeister , University of Magdeburg
Paul A. S. Ward , University of Waterloo
pp. 319-326

Investigating TCP Performance Issues in Satellite Networks (Abstract)

Shyamala Sivakumar , Saint Mary's University
Sriram Subramanian , Dalhousie University
William Robertson , Dalhousie University
William J. Phillips , Dalhousie University
pp. 327-332

A New Analytic Approach to Evaluation of Packet Error Rate in Wireless Networks (Abstract)

Kavé Salamatian , Université Pierre et Marie Curie
Ramin Khalili , Université Pierre et Marie Curie
pp. 333-338

Design of a Distributed P2P-Based Grid Content Management Architecture (Abstract)

Yu Sun , Northeastern University
Qian Zhang , Northeastern University
Zheng Liu , Northeastern University
Xia Zhang , Northeastern University
Xuezhi Wen , Northeastern University
pp. 339-344
Author Index

Author Index (PDF)

pp. 345-346
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