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Computer Communications and Networks, International Conference on (1997)
Las Vegas, NV
Sept. 22, 1997 to Sept. 25, 1997
ISSN: 1095-2055
ISBN: 0-8186-8186-1
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Keynote Speech
Session 1: ATM Networks I, Chair: K.V. Bhat, Lucent Technologies

Multi-frame Isochronous Service for ATM Networks: Stop-and-Go Revisited (Abstract)

T. Kameda , Simon Fraser University
T. Ibaraki , Kyoto University
pp. 4

A Burst-Level Priority Scheme for Bursty Traffic in ATM Networks (Abstract)

Matt W. Mutka , Michigan State University
Jose Roberto Fernandez , Next Level Communications
pp. 11

TCP Selective Acknowledgments and UBR Drop Policies to Improve ATM-UBR Performance over Terrestrial and Satellite Networks (Abstract)

Bobby Vandalore , The Ohio State University
Sonia Fahmy , The Ohio State University
Rohit Goyal , The Ohio State University
Sastri Kota , Lockheed Martin Telecommunications
Shivkumar Kalyanaraman , The Ohio State University
Raj Jain , The Ohio State University
pp. 17
Session 2: Wireless Networks I, Chair: Chunmign Qiao, SUNY Buffalo

Shared Tree Wireless Network Multicast (Abstract)

Mario Gerla , Computer Science Department, UCLA
Ching-Chuan Chiang , Computer Science Department, UCLA
Lixia Zhang , Computer Science Department, UCLA
pp. 28

Routing in Ad Hoc Networks Using a Spine (Abstract)

Vaduvur Bharghavan , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Raghupathy Sivakumar , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bevan Das , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 34
Session 3: Multicasting I, Chair: Melody Moh, San Jose State University

The Performance of Multicast Banyan Networks (Abstract)

Yuanyuan Yang , University of Vermont
pp. 51

An API for Scalable Reliable Multicast (Abstract)

Dave Bassett , University of Virginia
Jörg Liebeherr , Polytechnic University
Jim Gemmell , Microsoft Research
pp. 60
Session 4: Congestion Control, Chair: Louise Moser, University of California at Santa Barbara

Performance Analysis of Rate-based Congestion Control Scheme and Choice of High and Low Thresholds (Abstract)

Ying-Dar Lin , National Chiao Tung University
Yuan-Cheng Lai , National Chiao Tung University
pp. 70

Explicit Rate Abr Schemes Using Traffic Load as Congestion Indicator (Abstract)

F. M. Chiussi , Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies
X. Chen , Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies
A. Arulambalam , Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies
Y. Xia , Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies
pp. 76
Session 5: Routing Protocols, Chair: George Thomas, The University of Southwest Louisiana

An extended comparison of slotted and unslotted deflection routing (Abstract)

P. Fraigniaud , Lab. de l'Inf. du Parallelisme, Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon, France
T. Chich , Lab. de l'Inf. du Parallelisme, Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon, France
pp. 92

An Improved Topology Discovery Algorithm for Networks with Wormhole Routing and Directed Links (Abstract)

Mart L. Molle , University of California, Riverside
Ying-Yi Huang , University of California, Riverside
pp. 98
Session 6: Wireless Networks II, Chair: Imrich Chlamtac, University of Texas at Dallas

Performability analysis of handoff calls in personal communication networks (Abstract)

K.S. Trivedi , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Pusan Women's Univ., South Korea
Cheul Woo Ro , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Pusan Women's Univ., South Korea
pp. 116

Transport state handoff in mobile cellular networks (Abstract)

K. Brown , Dept. of Accounting, California State Univ., Hayward, CA, USA
S. Singh , Dept. of Accounting, California State Univ., Hayward, CA, USA
R. Gopalakrishnan , Dept. of Accounting, California State Univ., Hayward, CA, USA
pp. 122

A novel mobile agent search algorithm (Abstract)

Yao-Nan Lien , Inst. of Comput. Sci., Nat. Chung-Hsing Univ., Taichung, Taiwan
W.-S.E. Chen , Inst. of Comput. Sci., Nat. Chung-Hsing Univ., Taichung, Taiwan
C.-W.R. Leng , Inst. of Comput. Sci., Nat. Chung-Hsing Univ., Taichung, Taiwan
pp. 128

Mobile extensions to RSVP (Abstract)

E. Agu , Network Eng., UUNET Technol. Inc., Fairfax, VA, USA
D.O. Awduche , Network Eng., UUNET Technol. Inc., Fairfax, VA, USA
pp. 132
Session 7: Optical Networks, Chair: Wuxu Peng, Southwest Texas State University

Efficient Distributed Control Protocols for WDM All-Optical Networks (Abstract)

Yousong Mei , Department of ECE, SUNY at Buffalo
Chunming Qiao , Department of ECE, SUNY at Buffalo
pp. 150

TWDM Multihop Lightwave Networks Based on Rotator Digraphs (Abstract)

Peng-Jun Wan , Illinois Institute of Technology
pp. 154
Session 8: Protocol Synthesis and Verification, Chair: Eyton Modiano, MIT Lincoln Laboratory

STEPS: A Software Tool-set for automatEd Protocol Synthesis (Abstract)

Hakim Kahlouche , SIMADE division - Computer Science Department Ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines (ENSM - Saint-Etienne)
pp. 160

Automated Formal Verification of Protocols (Abstract)

D. R. Avresky , Department of Electrical Engineering Boston University
S. Vassilaras , Department of Electrical Engineering Boston University
pp. 166

Flexible multicast protocol (Abstract)

A. Siafa , Savoie Univ., Le Bourget du Lac, France
pp. 170
Session 9: Multicasting II, Chair: Matt Mutka, Michigan State University

Resource Allocation Control Protocols for Multicast Data Transport (Abstract)

K. Ravindran , The City University of New York (City College)
T. J. Gong , The City University of New York (City College)
pp. 182

New Error Recovery Structures for Reliable Multicasting (Abstract)

J.J. Garcia-Luna-Aceves , University of California, Santa Cruz
Lifan Gu , University of California, Santa Cruz
pp. 189
Keynote Address

Keynote Address (PDF)

pp. null
Session 10: Distributed Multimedia Systems I, Chair: Forouzan Golshani, Arizona State University

Video-on-Demand Server Efficiency through Stream Tapping (Abstract)

Steven W. Carter , University of California, Santa Cruz
Darrell D. E. Long , University of California, Santa Cruz
pp. 200
Session 11: ATM Networks Modeling, Hamid R. Arabnia, The University of Georgia

A Performance Model for ATM Switches with Multiple Input Queues (Abstract)

Ge Nong , The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Mounir Hamdi , The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Jogesh K. Muppala , The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
pp. 222

Tight Upper Bounds for Cell Loss Probabilities in ATM Multiplexers and Required Bandwidth Estimation (Abstract)

Liming Liu , Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Brahim Bensaou , Centre for Wireless Communications National University of Singapore
Xiaoming Liu , Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Danny H. K. Tsang , Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
pp. 228
Session 12: QoS Guarantees I, Chair: H. Satio, NTT Telecommunication Networks Laboratories
Government Panel
Session 13: Wireless Networks III, Chair: Achilles G. Kongiantis, Lucent Technologies

Distributed and Persistent Mobile Agents for Heterogeneous Personal Communications Systems (Abstract)

Peter Staqski , Department of Computer Technology, Monash University
Arkady Zaslavsky , Department of Computer Technology, Monash University
pp. 256

Admission Control for Wireless Networks with Heterogeneous Traffic using Event Based Resource Estimation (Abstract)

Jelena Misic , HK University of Science & Technology Clear Water Bay Kowloon, Hong Kongy
Frederick S. Lai , HK University of Science & Technology Clear Water Bay Kowloon, Hong Kongy
Samuel T. Chanson , HK University of Science & Technology Clear Water Bay Kowloon, Hong Kongy
pp. 262
Session 14: QoS Guarantees II, Chair: Hamid Sharif, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Design and implementation of a QoS capable switch-router (Abstract)

D. Pendarakis , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
D. Williams , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
P. Pan , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
D. Saha , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
R. Rajan , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
V. Peris , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
pp. 276

Boosting the Network Performance via Traffic Reshaping (Abstract)

Sergey Gorinsky , The University of Texas at Austin
Sanjoy Baruah , The University of Vermont
Alexander Stoyen , New Jersey Institute of Technology
pp. 285

Supporting Distributed Applications on Advanced Communication Networks (Abstract)

Tino Hutschenreuther , Dresden University of Technology
Alexander Schill , Dresden University of Technology
pp. 291
Invited Talks
Session 16: Traffic Control in ATM Networks, Chair: A.K. Somani, University of Washington

Performance of ATM available bit rate for bursty TCP sources and interfering traffic (Abstract)

T. Suda , Dept. of Inf. & Comput. Sci., California Univ., Irvine, CA, USA
D.P. Hong , Dept. of Inf. & Comput. Sci., California Univ., Irvine, CA, USA
pp. 298

Dynamic bandwidth allocation for real-time VBR video traffic in ATM networks (Abstract)

D.H.K. Tsang , Sch. of Sci. & Technol., Open Univ. of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Hon-Wai Chu , Sch. of Sci. & Technol., Open Univ. of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
pp. 306
Session 17: Networks for Real-Time Applications, Chair: X. Jia, City University of Hong Kong

Testing the Feasibility of Synchronous Bandwidth Allocation for Time-Critical Communication in FDDI Networks (Abstract)

Sijing Zhang , Network Technology Research Center Nanyang Technological University
Liren Zhang , Network Technology Research Center Nanyang Technological University
Tee-Hiang Cheng , Network Technology Research Center Nanyang Technological University
Chee Heng Tan , Network Technology Research Center Nanyang Technological University
K.R. Subramanian , Network Technology Research Center Nanyang Technological University
pp. 326
Session 18: Networks Design I, Chair: Robert R. Henry, The University of Southwestern Louisiana

Evaluation of the number of destination hosts for data networking and its application to address cache design (Abstract)

N. Takahashi , NTT Multimedia Network Lab., Kanagawa, Japan
M. Aida , NTT Multimedia Network Lab., Kanagawa, Japan
pp. 342

Multispace Search for Minimizing the Maximum Nodal Degree (Abstract)

Danny H.K. Tsang , Hong Kong Univ. of Science and Technology
Wei Wang , Hong Kong Univ. of Science and Technology
Bin Du , Hong Kong Univ. of Science and Technology
Jun Gu , Hong Kong Univ. of Science and Technology
pp. 364
Keynote Address
Session 19: ATM Networks II, Chair: Nada Golmie, NIST
Session 20: Multimedia Systems II, Chair: Niki Pissinou, The University of Southwestern Louisiana

A Performance System for High Quality Desktop Video Conference (Abstract)

Forouzan Golshani , Multimedia Information Systems Laboratory Arizona State University
Serban Catrava , Multimedia Information Systems Laboratory Arizona State University
pp. 404
Session 21: Internet and World Wide Web, Chair: Kia Makki, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Reliability of Internet Hosts - A Case Study from the End User's Perspective (Abstract)

R.K. Iyer , Center for Reliable and High-Performance Computing University of Illinois
J. Patel , Center for Reliable and High-Performance Computing University of Illinois
M. Kalyanakrishnan , Center for Reliable and High-Performance Computing University of Illinois
pp. 418

Archiving agents for the World Wide Web (Abstract)

H. Rudin , Res. Div., IBM Zurich Res. Lab., Ruschlikon, Switzerland
C. Brandli , Res. Div., IBM Zurich Res. Lab., Ruschlikon, Switzerland
pp. 424

Gis2web and its inter-application communications issues (Abstract)

Xiannong Meng , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Texas Univ., Edinburg, TX, USA
E.R. Rieken , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Texas Univ., Edinburg, TX, USA
R.H. Fowler , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Texas Univ., Edinburg, TX, USA
pp. 427
Industrial Panel

Industrial Panel (PDF)

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Session 22: TCP/IP, Chair: Joe Wigglesworth, IBM Toronto

NetRAP - A Network Resource Allocation Protocol for IP over Ethernet (Abstract)

Christian Kleitsch , (1)Siemens AG, ZT IK2, D-81730 Munich, Germany (2)Institute of Computer Systems, ETH Zurich, CH-8092 Zurich, Switzerland
Martin Gitsels , (1)Siemens AG, ZT IK2, D-81730 Munich, Germany (2)Institute of Computer Systems, ETH Zurich, CH-8092 Zurich, Switzerland
Hans Eberle , (1)Siemens AG, ZT IK2, D-81730 Munich, Germany (2)Institute of Computer Systems, ETH Zurich, CH-8092 Zurich, Switzerland
pp. 434

Statistical Characterization of Wide-Area IP Traffic (Abstract)

Dallas E. Wrege , IBM Corporation
Matthew T. Lucas , University of Virginia
Bert J. Dempsey , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Alfred C. Weaver , University of Virginia
pp. 442
Session 23: Network Performance Modeling, Chair: Abdur Chowdhury, The Telephone Connection

Performance testing of communication protocols for three-tier computing: results for ICA and X window protocols (Abstract)

E. Bisfiop , Office of Inf. Technol., Washington, DC, USA
R. Bernstein , Office of Inf. Technol., Washington, DC, USA
D.A. Grossman , Office of Inf. Technol., Washington, DC, USA
D.C. Roberts , Office of Inf. Technol., Washington, DC, USA
O. Frieder , Office of Inf. Technol., Washington, DC, USA
pp. 450

Performance analysis of parallel frame synchronization scheme in SDH systems (Abstract)

M.S. Obaidat , Dept. of Comput. Sc, Monmouth Univ., West Long Branch, NJ, USA
Jun Teng , Dept. of Comput. Sc, Monmouth Univ., West Long Branch, NJ, USA
pp. 456
Session 24: Networks Design II, Chair: M.S. Obaidat, Monmouth University

Effective Search Strategies for Application-Independent Speedup in UDP Demultiplexing (Abstract)

Joseph T. Dixon , Networking and Telecommunications Group Georgia Institute of Technology
Kenneth L. Calvert , Networking and Telecommunications Group Georgia Institute of Technology
pp. 468

Design Issues in Data Networks (Abstract)

Elias Drakopoulos , Network Planning Center Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies
pp. 475

Timing Properties of the Timed Token MAC Protocol (Abstract)

Sijing Zhang , Nanyang Technological University
Alan Burns , University of York
pp. 481
Session 25: ATM Switch/Interface, Chair: Senad Busovaca, California State University, Sacramento

A Low Cost Searching Device for an ATM Adapter (Abstract)

J. Munier , IBM Net. Hdw. Div. in France
R. J. Glaise , IBM Net. Hdw. Div. in France
pp. 488

ATM network interface architectures for low latency (Abstract)

P. Andersson , Dept. of Inf. Technol., Lund Univ., Sweden
P. Sundstrom , Dept. of Inf. Technol., Lund Univ., Sweden
pp. 494
Session 26: Network Security and Tools, Chair: David Grossman, Office of Information Technology

A New Framework for Secure Network Management (Abstract)

Forouzan Golshani , Integrated Information Systems Inc.
Farid Hatefi , Integrated Information Systems Inc.
pp. 510

An Architecture for Inter-Domain Troubleshooting (Abstract)

David G. Thaler , The University of Michigan
Chinya V. Ravishankar , The University of Michigan
pp. 516

An Innovative Routing Protocol Evaluation Tool (Abstract)

Wuxu Peng , Southwest Texas State University
James Holt , Motorola
pp. 524
Invited Talks
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