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11th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer Telecommunications Systems, 2003. MASCOTS 2003. (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
Kevin Jeffay , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
F. Donelson Smith , 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)

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

Mounire El Houmaidi , University of Central Florida, Orlando
Mostafa A. Bassiouni , 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)

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

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

Hema Tahilramani Kaur , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy
Tao Ye , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy
Shivkumar Kalyanaraman , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy
Kenneth S. Vastola , 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)

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

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

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

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

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

Quantifying the Properties of SRPT Scheduling (Abstract)

Mingwei Gong , University of Calgary
Carey Williamson , 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
Parikshit Pol , University of Southern California
Runfang Zhou , University of Southern California
pp. 136
Keynote Speech
Session 6: Wireless and Mobile Networks

Modelling Differentiated Services in UMTS Networks (Abstract)

Khalid Al-Begain , University of Bradford
Irfan Awan , 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)

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

System-Level Simulation Modeling with MLDesigner (Abstract)

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

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

Shashidhar Merugu , Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta
Sridhar Srinivasan , 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)

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

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

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

Profit-driven Service Differentiation in Transient Environments (Abstract)

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

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

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

An Active Traffic Splitter Architecture for Intrusion Detection (Abstract)

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

Toward Scaling Network Emulation using Topology Partitioning (Abstract)

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

Managing Flash Crowds on the Internet (Abstract)

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

Performance Benchmarking of Dynamic Web Technologies (Abstract)

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

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

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

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

Shudong Jin , Boston University, MA
Azer Bestavros , 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)

Krishna Pandit , Darmstadt University of Technology
Jens Schmitt , Darmstadt University of Technology
Martin Karsten , University of Waterloo
Ralf Steinmetz , 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

Author Index (PDF)

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