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2012 IEEE 20th International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (2003)
Orlando, Florida
Oct. 12, 2003 to Oct. 15, 2003
ISSN: 1526-7539
ISBN: 0-7695-2039-1
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Reviewers (PDF)

pp. xiii
Keynote Speech
Session 1: Workload Characterisation

Tracking the Evolution of Web Traffic: 1995-2003 (Abstract)

F?lix Hern?ndez-Campos , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
F. Donelson Smith , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Kevin Jeffay , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
pp. 16
Session 2: Mobile Devices and Optical Networks

Considering the Energy Consumption of Mobile Storage Alternatives (Abstract)

Russell E. Joseph , Princeton University
Sumeet Sobti , Princeton University
Randolph Y. Wang , Princeton University
Arvind Krishnamurthy , Yale University
Fengzhou Zheng , Princeton University
Nitin Garg , Princeton University
Chi Zhang , Princeton University
pp. 36

Using User Interface Event Information in Dynamic Voltage Scaling Algorithms (Abstract)

Jacob R. Lorch , Microsoft Research
Alan Jay Smith , University of California, Berkeley
pp. 46

k-Weighted Minimum Dominating Sets for Sparse Wavelength Converters Placement under Non-uniform Traffic (Abstract)

Mostafa A. Bassiouni , University of Central Florida, Orlando
Mounire El Houmaidi , University of Central Florida, Orlando
pp. 56
Session 3: Network Performance Simulation

Creating Realistic BGP Models (Abstract)

Xenofontas A. Dimitropoulos , Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta
George F. Riley , Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta
pp. 64

Mapping Peer Behavior to Packet-level Details: A Framework for Packet-level Simulation of Peer-to-Peer Systems (Abstract)

Richard Fujimoto , Georgia Institute of Technology
Mostafa Ammar , Georgia Institute of Technology
Himanshu Raj , Georgia Institute of Technology
Qi He , Georgia Institute of Technology
George Riley , Georgia Institute of Technology
pp. 71

Minimizing Packet Loss by Optimizing OSPF Weights Using Online Simulation (Abstract)

Tao Ye , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy
Shivkumar Kalyanaraman , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy
Kenneth S. Vastola , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy
Hema Tahilramani Kaur , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy
pp. 79
Session 4: Storage Systems I

SPEK: A Storage Performance Evaluation Kernel Module for Block Level Storage Systems (Abstract)

Ming Zhang , University of Rhode Island
Qing Yang , University of Rhode Island
Xubin He , Tennessee Technological University
pp. 88

A Light-weight, Temporary File System for Large-scale Web Servers (Abstract)

Dong Li , University of Nebraska Lincoln
Jun Wang , University of Nebraska Lincoln
pp. 96

Zone-Based Shortest Positioning Time First Scheduling for MEMS-Based Storage Devices (Abstract)

Darrell D. E. Long , University of California, Santa Cruz
Scott A. Brandt , University of California, Santa Cruz
Karen A. Glocer , University of California, Santa Cruz
Zachary N. J. Peterson , University of California, Santa Cruz
Ethan L. Miller , University of California, Santa Cruz
Bo Hong , University of California, Santa Cruz
pp. 104
Keynote Speech

Large-Scale Network Simulation: How Big? How Fast? (Abstract)

Alfred Park , Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta
Richard M. Fujimoto , Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta
Hao Wu , Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta
George F. Riley , Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta
Mostafa H. Ammar , Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta
Kalyan Perumalla , Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta
pp. 116
Session 5: Web Server Performance

Quantifying the Properties of SRPT Scheduling (Abstract)

Carey Williamson , University of Calgary
Mingwei Gong , University of Calgary
pp. 126

NAM: A Network Adaptable Middleware to Enhance Response Time of Web Services (Abstract)

Shahram Ghandeharizadeh , University of Southern California
Christos Papadopoulos , University of Southern California
Runfang Zhou , University of Southern California
Parikshit Pol , University of Southern California
pp. 136
Keynote Speech
Session 6: Wireless and Mobile Networks

Modelling Differentiated Services in UMTS Networks (Abstract)

Irfan Awan , University of Bradford
Khalid Al-Begain , University of Bradford
pp. 164
Tool Papers

TwoTowers 3.0: Enhancing Usability (Abstract)

Marco Bernardo , Universit? di Urbino "Carlo Bo"
pp. 188

MQNA - Markovian Queueing Networks Analyser (Abstract)

Leonardo Brenner , PUCRS, Av. Ipiranga
Paulo Fernandes , PUCRS, Av. Ipiranga
Afonso Sales , PUCRS, Av. Ipiranga
pp. 194

An Evaluation Framework For Active Queue Management Schemes (Abstract)

Mathieu Robin , Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Meriel Huggard , Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Arkaitz Bitorika , Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
pp. 200

System-Level Simulation Modeling with MLDesigner (Abstract)

Peter Unger , Ilmenau Technical University
Horst Salzwedel , MLDesign Technologies Inc.
Colin K. Mick , MLDesign Technologies Inc.
Daniel Zinn , Ilmenau Technical University
Ian Troxel , University of Florida
Keyvan Farhangian , KVON Technologies
Alan George , University of Florida
Gunar Schorcht , MLDesign Technologies Inc.
pp. 207

p-sim: A Simulator for Peer-to-Peer Networks (Abstract)

Sridhar Srinivasan , Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta
Shashidhar Merugu , Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta
Ellen Zegura , Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta
pp. 213

An open tool to compute stochastic bounds on steady-state distributions and rewards (Abstract)

Nihal Pekergin , Versailles University
Mathieu Le Coz , Versailles University
Franck Quessette , Versailles University
Jean-Michel Fourneau , Versailles University
pp. 219
Short Papers

Quantifying the Effects of Recent Protocol Improvements to Standards-Track TCP (Abstract)

F. Donelson Smith , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Kevin Jeffay , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Michele C. Weigle , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
pp. 226

Profit-driven Service Differentiation in Transient Environments (Abstract)

Qi Zhang , College of William and Mary
Gianfranco Ciardo , College of William and Mary
Evgenia Smirni , College of William and Mary
pp. 230

Optimal Mobility-aware Admission Control in Content Delivery Networks (Abstract)

Emiliano Casalicchio , Universit? di Roma "Tor Vergata"
Novella Bartolini , Universit? di Roma "La Sapienza"
Salvatore Tucci , Universit? di Roma "Tor Vergata"
pp. 234

An Active Traffic Splitter Architecture for Intrusion Detection (Abstract)

I. Charitakis , Institute of Computer Science
E. Markatos , Institute of Computer Science
K. Anagnostakis , Distributed Systems Laboratory
pp. 238

Toward Scaling Network Emulation using Topology Partitioning (Abstract)

Amin Vahdat , Duke University
Ethan Eade , Duke University
Jeff Chase , Duke University
Julius Degesys , Duke University
David Becker , Duke University
Ken Yocum , Duke University
pp. 242

Managing Flash Crowds on the Internet (Abstract)

Ethan L. Miller , University of California, Santa Cruz
Ismail Ari , University of California, Santa Cruz
Scott A. Brandt , University of California, Santa Cruz
Darrell D. E. Long , University of California, Santa Cruz
Bo Hong , University of California, Santa Cruz
pp. 246

Performance Benchmarking of Dynamic Web Technologies (Abstract)

Lance Titchkosky , University of Calgary
Carey Williamson , University of Calgary
Martin Arlitt , University of Calgary
pp. 250

Markovian Performance Analysis of a Synchronous Optical Packet Switch (Abstract)

Joanna Tomasik , Sup?lec, Plateau de Moulon
T? Atmaca , INT
Ivan Kotuliak , Slovak University of Technology
pp. 254
Session 7: Internet Performance

Small-World Characteristics of the Internet and Multicast Scaling (Abstract)

Azer Bestavros , Boston University, MA
Shudong Jin , Boston University, MA
pp. 260

A Unified Framework for Modeling TCP-Vegas, TCP-SACK, and TCP-Reno (Abstract)

Adam Wierman , Carnegie Mellon University
Takayuki Osogami , Carnegie Mellon University
J?rgen Ols? , Uppsala University
pp. 269

Bottleneck Estimation for Load Control Gateways (Abstract)

Ralf Steinmetz , Darmstadt University of Technology
Krishna Pandit , Darmstadt University of Technology
Martin Karsten , University of Waterloo
Jens Schmitt , Darmstadt University of Technology
pp. 279
Session 8: Storage Systems II

It?s not fair - evaluating efficient disk scheduling (Abstract)

Alma Riska , Seagate Research
Erik Riedel , Seagate Research
pp. 288

An integrated performance model of disk arrays (Abstract)

Xiaozhou Qiu , Falconstor Software
Jianzhang Xu , University of New Hampshire
Arif Merchant , Hewlett Packard Laboratories
Elizabeth Varki , University of New Hampshire
pp. 296

Disk Built-in Caches: Evaluation on System Performance (Abstract)

Yiming Hu , University of Cincinnati, OH
Yingwu Zhu , University of Cincinnati, OH
pp. 306
Session 9: Web Proxies

Analysis of Design Alternatives for Reverse Proxy Cache Providers (Abstract)

Francesco Quaglia , DIS, University of Rome "La Sapienza"
Bruno Ciciani , DIS, University of Rome "La Sapienza"
Daniel Dias , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Paolo Romano , DIS, University of Rome "La Sapienza"
pp. 316

A Packet-Level Simulation Study of Optimal Web Proxy Cache Placement (Abstract)

Gwen Houtzager , University of Calgary
Carey Williamson , University of Calgary
pp. 324
Session 10: Distributed and Cluster Computing

Derivation of Passage-time Densities in PEPA Models using ipc: the Imperial PEPA Compiler (Abstract)

William J. Knottenbelt , Imperial College London
Stephen T. Gilmore , University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh
Jeremy T. Bradley , Imperial College London
Nicholas J. Dingle , Imperial College London
pp. 344

Author Index (PDF)

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