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Proceedings ISCC 2000. Fifth IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (2000)
Antibes, France
July 4, 2000 to July 6, 2000
ISSN: 1530-1346
ISBN: 0-7695-0722-0
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Reviewers (PDF)

pp. xvi
Session 1: Internet I - WWW

Bandwidth Sensitive Content Transformation in Pervasive Computing (Abstract)

Chi Chi Hung , National University of Singapore
Lim Yan Hong , National University of Singapore
pp. 14

Design of a Media Service Provider Architecture for the Internet (Abstract)

A. Calvagna , Universit? di Catania
A. Puliafito , Universit? di Catania
O. Tomarchio , Universit? di Catania
pp. 20
Session 2: Access Networks

Performance Optimization of AAL2 Signaling for Supporting Soft Handoffs in UMTS Terrestrial Radio Access Networks (Abstract)

István Szabó , Ericsson Research
Sándor Székely , Budapest University of Technology and Economics
István Moldován , Budapest University of Technology and Economics
pp. 46

Multiaccess Strategies in an Integrated UTRA System (Abstract)

Margarita Ruiz-García , Universidad de M?laga
J.E. Burgos-Lati , Universidad de M?laga
J.M. Romero-Jerez , Universidad de M?laga
A. Díaz-Estrella , Universidad de M?laga
pp. 52
Session 3: Network Management

Generic QoS-Support for CORBA (Abstract)

Christian Becker , University of Frankfurt/Main
Kurt Geihs , University of Frankfurt/Main
pp. 60

The Study and Implementation of the VPN Service Management System (Abstract)

Qiu Xuesong , Beijing University of Posts & Telecommunications
Xiong Ao , Beijing University of Posts & Telecommunications
Meng Luoming , Beijing University of Posts & Telecommunications
pp. 66

Classification and Computation of Dependencies for Distributed Management (Abstract)

Alexander Keller , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Uri Blumenthal , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Gautam Kar , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
pp. 78
Session 4: Internet II - TCP & Performance Aspects

Quantifying TCP Performance Improvements in Noisy Environments Using Protocol Boosters (Abstract)

D.S. Bakin , Telcordia Technologies
M. Joa-Ng , Telcordia Technologies
A.J. McAuley , Telcordia Technologies
pp. 92

A Simple Refinement of Slow-Start of TCP Congestion Control (Abstract)

Haining Wang , University of Michigan
Kang G. Shin , University of Michigan
Hongjie Xin , North Carolina State University
Douglas S. Reeves , North Carolina State University
pp. 98

Energy/Throughput Tradeoffs of TCP Error Control Strategies (Abstract)

V. Tsaoussidis , State University of New York at Stony Brook
H. Badr , State University of New York at Stony Brook
X. Ge , State University of New York at Stony Brook
K. Pentikousis , State University of New York at Stony Brook
pp. 106

Some Observations on Fairness of Bandwidth Sharing (Abstract)

Dah Ming Chiu , Sun Microsystems Laboratories
pp. 125
Session 5: Optical Networks

Distributed Algorithms and Architectures for Optical Flow Switching in WDM Networks (Abstract)

Bishwaroop Ganguly , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Eytan Modiano , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
pp. 134

Dynamic Routing and Wavelength Assignment Using First Policy Iteration (Abstract)

Esa Hyytiä , Helsinki University of Technology
Jorma Virtamo , Helsinki University of Technology
pp. 146

Comparative Study of Parallel vs. Distributed Genetic Algorithm Implementation for ATM Networking Environment (Abstract)

AlaaEldin Sleem , University of Louisville
Moumen Ahmed , University of Louisville
Anup Kumar , University of Louisville
Khaled Kamel , University of Louisville
pp. 152
Session 6: Network Security

Security Requirements for Management Systems Using Mobile Agents (Abstract)

Helmut Reiser , University of Technology Munich
Gerald Vogt , University of Technology Munich
pp. 160

ATM Security with Firewalls (Abstract)

Csaba Simon , Technical University of Budapest
Attila Török , Technical University of Budapest
pp. 186
Session 7: Internet III - MPLS & Traffic Issues

Differentiated Services and Integrated Services Use of MPLS (Abstract)

Eric Horlait , Universit? Pierre et Marie Curie
Nicolas Rouhana , Universit? Saint-Joseph
pp. 194

Fractal Traffic Models for Internet Simulation (Abstract)

Bo Ryu , HRL Laboratories
Steven Lowen , McLean Hospital
pp. 200

An Empirical Study of Today's Internet Traffic for Differentiated Services IP QoS (Abstract)

Fulu Li , Nortel Networks Corporation
Nabil Seddigh , Nortel Networks Corporation
Biswajit Nandy , Nortel Networks Corporation
Diego Matute , Nortel Networks Corporation
pp. 207

Formulation of the Traffic Engineering Problems in MPLS Based IP Networks (Abstract)

Muckai K Girish , SBC Technology Resources, Inc.
Bei Zhou , Boston University
Jian-Qiang Hu , Boston University
pp. 214

Study of a Transport Protocol Employing Bottleneck Probing and Token Bucket Flow Control (Abstract)

R. Wade , University of Leeds
M. Kara , University of Leeds
P.M. Dew , University of Leeds
pp. 225
Session 8: Satellite Communication

Location Registration and Paging in Mobile Satellite Systems (Abstract)

Janise McNair , Georgia Institute of Technology
pp. 232

Bulk Data Multicast Rate Scheduling for Hybrid Heterogeneous Satellite-Terrestrial Networks (Abstract)

Apinun Tunpan , University of Maryland at College Park
M. Scott Corson , University of Maryland at College Park
pp. 238

Acceleration of TCP Throughput over Satellite-Based Internet Access Using TCP Gateway (Abstract)

Yutaka Miyake , KDD R&D Laboratories, Inc.
Teruyuki Hasegawa , KDD R&D Laboratories, Inc.
Toru Hasegawa , KDD R&D Laboratories, Inc.
Toshihiko Kato , KDD R&D Laboratories, Inc.
pp. 245
Session 9: Standardization & E-Commerce

Single-Term Divisible Electronic Cash Based on Bit Commitment (Abstract)

Ming Zhong , Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunication
Yunbo Feng , Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunication
Yixian Yang , Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunication
pp. 280

Business-to-Consumer Electronic Commerce: A Longitudinal Study (Abstract)

Moez Limayem , City University of Hong Kong
Mohamed Khalifa , City University of Hong Kong
pp. 286
Session 10: Multimedia I

Estimation of Multiplexer-Introduced Loss for MPEG-4 Data Streams Connected to (R)CBR Channels (Abstract)

Ulrich Mayer , Darmstadt University of Technology
Jürgen Deicke , Darmstadt University of Technology
Manfred Glesner , Darmstadt University of Technology
pp. 298

A Standalone Video Communication System for Wireless Applications (Abstract)

HonCheong Ng , Nanyang Technological University
HockLye Toh , Nanyang Technological University
Susanto Rahardja , Nanyang Technological University
HaiBin Huang , Nanyang Technological University
Xiang Chen , Nanyang Technological University
Hui Lan , Nanyang Technological University
Xiao Lin , Nanyang Technological University
pp. 304

Analyses of MPEG-4 Video Streams Processing in Computer Clusters Based on Multihop ATM Networks (Abstract)

Zlatko Zografski , University ?Sv. Kiril i Metodij?
Toni Janevski , University ?Sv. Kiril i Metodij?
pp. 308

Bandwidth Adaptation of Audio Streams for Mobile Hosts (Abstract)

Kevin Brown , California State University at Hayward
Leann Christianson , California State University at Hayward
pp. 314

An End to End QoS Discovery Architecture Embedded in a TINA Based Multimedia Platform (Abstract)

Filip Vandermeulen , Ghent University
Brecht Vermeulen , Ghent University
Piet Demeester , Ghent University
Frank Steegmans , Alcatel Telecom Research
Steven Vermeulen , Alcatel Telecom Research
pp. 320
Session 11: Quality of Service I

Differentiated Service Performance Analysis (Abstract)

Long V. Nguyen , University of Wollongong
Tony Eyers , University of Wollongong
Joe F. Chicharo , University of Wollongong
pp. 328

Achieving Per-Flow Fair Rate Allocation within Diffserv (Abstract)

Na Li , University of Texas at Austin
Marissa Borrego , University of Texas at Austin
San-qi Li , University of Texas at Austin
pp. 340

A Novel Buffer Management Scheme for CBQ-Based IP Routers in a Combined IntServ and DiffServ Architecture (Abstract)

M. Markaki , National Technical University of Athens
I.S. Venieris , National Technical University of Athens
pp. 347

Performance Analysis of QoS Mechanisms in IP Networks (Abstract)

Dix Jia , University of Wollongong
Eryk Dutkiewicz , University of Wollongong
Joe F. Chicharo , University of Wollongong
pp. 359
Session 12: Broadband Networks I - ATM

Design and Implementation of an ABR Server in a Shared-Bus ATM Switch (Abstract)

E. Zervanos , National Technical University of Athens
G. Stassinopoulos , National Technical University of Athens
pp. 366

Using Dynamic Weights for Improving Fairness in the ATM ABR Service (Abstract)

Jeremy P. Chew , Nanyang Technological University
Anil K. Gupta , Nanyang Technological University
pp. 372

Scalable Memory Management for ATM Systems (Abstract)

D.N. Serpanos , Foundation for Research and Technology at Hellas
P. Karakonstantis , Foundation for Research and Technology at Hellas
pp. 385

Inverse Multiplexing for ATM. Technical Operation, Applications and Performance Evaluation Study (Abstract)

Marcos Postigo-Boix , Polytechnic University of Catalonia
Mónica Aguilar-Igartua , Polytechnic University of Catalonia
Joan García-Haro , Polytechnic University of Cartagena
pp. 391
Session 13: Multimedia II -

Lightweight Stream Synchronization Framework for Multimedia Collaborative Applications (Abstract)

Agustín J. González , Universidad T?cnica Federico Santa Mar?
Hussein Adbel-Wahab , Old Dominion University
pp. 398

An Efficient and Flexible Late Join Algorithm for Interactive Shared Whiteboards (Abstract)

Werner Geyer , Universit?t Mannheim
Jürgen Vogel , Universit?t Mannheim
Martin Mauve , Universit?t Mannheim
pp. 404

Implementing a User Level Multimedia Transport Protocol in Java (Abstract)

L. Apvrille , ENSICA, Alcatel Space Industries and LAAS-CNRS
L. Dairaine , ENSICA
P. Sénac , ENSICA
L. Rojas , ENSICA and LAAS-CNRS
M. Diaz , LAAS-CNRS
pp. 410
Session 14: Quality of Service II

An Analysis of the Back-Off Mechanism Used in IEEE 802.11 Networks (Abstract)

Marek Natkaniec , University of Mining and Metallurgy
Andrzej R. Pach , University of Mining and Metallurgy
pp. 444

Improving QoS for Real-Time Traffic in a Shared Link (Abstract)

Peixiang Gong , City University of New York
Myung Jung Lee , City University of New York
Tarek Saadawi , City University of New York
pp. 450
Session 15: Broadband Networks II

Experiences in Programming a Traffic Shaper (Abstract)

Dah-Ming Chiu , Sun Microsystems Laboratories
Miriam Kadansky , Sun Microsystems Laboratories
Joe Provino , Sun Microsystems Laboratories
Joseph Wesley , Sun Microsystems Laboratories
pp. 470

System Stability with the PD ABR Flow Control Algorithm (Abstract)

Ilhem Lengliz , Ecole Nationale des Sciences de l'Informatique
Farouk Kamoun , Ecole Nationale des Sciences de l'Informatique
pp. 477

Continuous Bandwidth, Non-Blocking, Multirate Switching in 3-Stage Clos Networks (Abstract)

Wojciech Kabacinski , Institute of Electronics and Telecommunications
Fotis K. Liotopoulos , Computer Technology Institute
pp. 488

A Fair and Efficient Multicast ATM Switch based on Deflection Routing (Abstract)

Rajgopal Kannan , University of Alabama at Huntsville
Sibabrata Ray , University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa
pp. 494
Session 16: Wireless Communications I

Energy-Efficient Adaptive Wireless Network Design (Abstract)

Paul J.M. Havinga , University of Twente
Gerard J.M. Smit , University of Twente
Martinus Bos , University of Twente
pp. 502

Designing a Minimal Cost Wireless Network: A Case Study (Abstract)

Richard A. Stanley , GTE Laboratories Incorporated
pp. 508

A Fully Distributed Location Management Scheme for Large PCS (Abstract)

Karunaharan Ratnam , Northeastern University
Ibrahim Matta , Boston University
Sampath Rangarajan , Bell Laboratories
pp. 514

Study of a Home Automation Network Radio Variant: The Case of T?l?domotis (Abstract)

P. Kauffmann , IUT Clermont-Ferrand I
M. Misson , IUT Clermont-Ferrand I
pp. 526
Session 17: Network Architecture

IsoWAN: A NASA Science and Engineering Information and Services Framework (Abstract)

David J. Korsmeyer , NASA Ames Research Center
Edward T. Chow , NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Michael P. Conroy , NASA Kennedy Space Center
pp. 534

Application Level Error Recovery Using Active Network Nodes (Abstract)

Jens Meggers , Aachen University of Technology
Michael Wallbaum , Aachen University of Technology
pp. 540

The Use of Software Agents as Proxies (Abstract)

B. Thai , University of New South Wales
A. Seneviratne , University of New South Wales
pp. 546

Extending the MASIF Location Service in the MAP Agent System (Abstract)

Eleonora Di Pietro , Universit? di Catania
Aurelio La Corte , Universit? di Catania
Orazio Tomarchio , Universit? di Catania
Antonio Puliafito , Universit? di Messina
pp. 552
Session 18: Routing

Load-Balanced Anycast Routing in Computer Networks (Abstract)

William T. Zaumen , Sun Microsystems Laboratories
Srinivas Vutukury , University of California at Santa Cruz
J.J. Garcia-Luna Aceves , University of California at Santa Cruz
pp. 566

On the Performance of a Scalable Single-Tier Position Based Routing Protocol for Mobile Ad-Hoc Wireless Networks (Abstract)

Sheng Xu , New Jersey Institute of Technology
Symeon Papavassiliou , New Jersey Institute of Technology
Konstantinos Amouris , The MITRE Corporation
pp. 575

Connection-Oriented Routing in Ad Hoc Networks Based on Dynamic Group Infrastructure (Abstract)

Yu-Liang Chang , National Taiwan University
Ching-Chi Hsu , National Taiwan University
pp. 587
Session 19: Wireless Communications II - Traffic Issues

Call Admission Control for Multimedia Services in Mobile Cellular Networks: A Markov Decision Approach (Abstract)

Jihyuk Choi , Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
Taekyoung Kwon , Seoul National University
Yanghee Choi , Seoul National University
Mahmoud Naghshineh , IBM Watson Research Center
pp. 594

Connection Admission Control in Micro-Cellular Multi-Service Mobile Networks (Abstract)

Raad Samir Raad , University of Wollongong
Eryk Dutkiewicz , University of Wollongong
Joe Chicharo , University of Wollongong
pp. 600

An Adaptive Redundancy Technique for Wireless Indoor Multicasting (Abstract)

Youshi Xu , Mid-Sweden University
Tingting Zhang , Mid-Sweden University
pp. 607

An Adaptive, Location-Aware Hoarding Mechanism (Abstract)

Uwe Kubach , University of Stuttgart
Kurt Rothermel , University of Stuttgart
pp. 615

On Multiple Traffic Type Integration over Wireless TDMA Channels (Abstract)

P. Koutsakis , Technical University of Crete
M. Paterakis , Technical University of Crete
pp. 621
Session 20: Distributed Systems

Implementing a Distributed Server Using Mobile Agent Technology (Abstract)

Vincenza Carchiolo , Universit? di Catania
Michele Malgeri , Universit? di Catania
Giuseppe Mangioni , Universit? di Catania
pp. 630

The Partition Method for the Order - Insensitivity in a Synchronous Distributed Systems (Abstract)

Moez Yeddes , Laboratoire d'Automatique de Grenoble
Hassane Alla , Laboratoire d'Automatique de Grenoble
René David , Laboratoire d'Automatique de Grenoble
pp. 635

Managing Services in Distributed Systems by Integrating Trading and Load Balancing (Abstract)

Dirk Thißen , Aachen University of Technology
Helmut Neukirchen , Medical University of L?
pp. 641

Resource Balancing Using Trader Federation (Abstract)

Claude Daval-Frerot , UFR Science et Techniques
Michel Lacroix , UFR Science et Techniques
Hervé Guyennet , UFR Science et Techniques
pp. 647

A UML Based Methodology for the Creation of TINA Compatible Telecommunications Services (Abstract)

Dionisis X. Adamopoulos , University of Surrey
George Pavlou , University of Surrey
Constantine A. Papandreou , Hellenic Telecommunications Organization
pp. 653

Hierarchical Performance Modeling for Distributed System Architectures (Abstract)

D. Smarkusky , University of Connecticut
R. Ammar , University of Connecticut
I. Antonios , University of Connecticut
H. Sholl , University of Connecticut
pp. 659
Session 21: Multicast

Contractual Group Membership CGM: A New Mechanism for Multicast Group Management (Abstract)

T. Asfour , Ecole National Sup?rieure des T?l?communications
S. Block , Ecole National Sup?rieure des T?l?communications
A. Serhrouchni , Ecole National Sup?rieure des T?l?communications
S. Tohme , Ecole National Sup?rieure des T?l?communications
pp. 666

A Tree Switching Protocol for Multicast State Reduction (Abstract)

Filli Y.Y. Cheng , Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Rocky K.C. Chang , Hong Kong Polytechnic University
pp. 672

A Rate-Based End-to-End Multicast Congestion Control Protocol (Abstract)

Sherlia Shi , Washington University in St. Louis
Marcel Waldvogel , Washington University in St. Louis
pp. 678

DISEC: A Distributed Framework for Scalable Secure Many-to-Many Communication (Abstract)

Lakshminath Dondeti , Nortel Networks
Sarit Mukherjee , Panasonic
Ashok Samal , University of Nebraska-Lincoln
pp. 693
Session 22: Wireless Communications IIII - CDMA

Decentralized Power Control Algorithms for Multi-Service CDMA-Based Cellular Systems (Abstract)

G.V. Kotsakis , National Technical University of Athens
P.P. Demestichas , National Technical University of Athens
Symeon Papavassiliou , New Jersey Institute of Technology
pp. 700

Transmit Diversity Combining for Wideband DS/CDMA in Wireless Communications Systems (Abstract)

Ruly Lai-U Choi , Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
Khaled B. Letaief , Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
Ross D. Murch , Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
pp. 717
Session 23: Coding & Signal Processing

Iterative Decoding of Product Codes Composed of Extended Hamming Codes (Abstract)

Nam Yul Yu , Pohang University of Science and Technology
Young Kim , Pohang University of Science and Technology
Pil Joong Lee , Pohang University of Science and Technology
pp. 732

General Construction of Periodic Complete Complementary Codes Composed of Expanded Modulatable Orthogonal Sequences (Abstract)

Hideyuki Torii , Kanagawa Institute of Technology
Makoto Nakamura , Kanagawa Institute of Technology
Naoki Suehiro , University of Tsukuba
pp. 738

An Adaptive Method of IFS Image Compression Based on Creditability (Abstract)

Yun-zhao Dong , Jilin University of Technology
He-xin Chen , Jilin University of Technology
pp. 744

A Secure Data Hiding Scheme for Two-Color Images (Abstract)

Hsiang-Kuang Pan , National Central University
Yu-Yuan Chen , National Central University
Yu-Chee Tseng , National Central University
pp. 750
Session 24: Scheduling

An Effective Scheduler for IP Routers (Abstract)

Goncalo Quadros , Universidade de Coimbra
Antonio Alves , Universidade de Coimbra
Edmundo Monteiro , Universidade de Coimbra
Fernando Boavida , Universidade de Coimbra
pp. 764

Packet Scheduling Based on Learning in the Next Generation Internet Architectures (Abstract)

Alencar Melo, Jr. , S?o Francisco University
Juan Manuel Adán Coello , Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas
pp. 773

How Unfair can Weighted Fair Queuing be? (Abstract)

Goncalo Quadros , Universidade de Coimbra
Antonio Alves , Universidade de Coimbra
Edmundo Monteiro , Universidade de Coimbra
Fernando Boavida , Universidade de Coimbra
pp. 779

RED Behavior with Different Packet Sizes (Abstract)

Stefaan de Cnodder , Alcatel Network Strategy Group
Omar Elloumi , Alcatel Network Strategy Group
Kenny Pauwels , Alcatel Network Strategy Group
pp. 793

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