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2012 IEEE 20th International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (2006)
Monterey, CA
Sept. 11, 2006 to Sept. 14, 2006
ISSN: 1526-7539
ISBN: 0-7695-2573-3
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Papers
Introduction
Session 1: Keynote
Session 2a: Storage Systems 1

Adapting Predictions and Workloads for Power Management (Abstract)

Darrell D. E. Long , University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
Jeffrey P. Rybczynski , University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
Ahmed Amer , University of Pittsburgh, USA
pp. 3-12

Parallelism-Aware Request Scheduling for MEMS-based Storage Devices (Abstract)

Sam H. Noh , Hongik University, Korea
Soyoon Lee , Ewha University, Korea
Hyokyung Bahn , Ewha University, Korea
pp. 13-20

B: Disk Array Data Layout Tolerating Multiple Failures (Abstract)

Walter A. Burkhard , University of California, San Diego, USA
Barbara T. Theodorides , University of California, San Diego, USA
pp. 21-32
Session 3a: Wireless Networking

Towards Stadium-Scale Wireless Media Streaming (Abstract)

Carey Williamson , University of Calgary, Canada
Jean Cao , University of Calgary, Canada
pp. 33-42

Spatial Stationarity of Link Statistics in Mobile Ad Hoc Network Modelling (Abstract)

Timothy K. Forde , University of Dublin, Trinity College, Ireland
Linda E. Doyle , University of Dublin, Trinity College, Ireland
Senan J. Doyle , University of Dublin, Trinity College, Ireland
pp. 43-50
Session 3b: Analytical Methods 1

Metrics for Mass-Count Disparity (Abstract)

Dror G. Feitelson , The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
pp. 61-68

A New Class of Non-Iterative Bounds for Closed Queueing Networks (Abstract)

Richard R. Muntz , UCLA, USA
Giuseppe Serazzi , Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Giuliano Casale , Politecnico di Milano, Italy
pp. 69-76

eRAID: A Queueing Model Based Energy Saving Policy (Abstract)

Dong Li , University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
pp. 77-86
Session 4a: Hardware Simulation

On the Impact of OS and Linker Effects on Level-2 Cache Performance (Abstract)

Hans Vandierendonck , Ghent University, Belgium
Koen De Bosschere , Ghent University, Belgium
pp. 87-95

A Statistical Traffic Model for On-Chip Interconnection Networks (Abstract)

Hangsheng Wang , Freescale Semiconductor, USA
Vassos Soteriou , Princeton University, USA
Li-Shiuan Peh , Princeton University , USA
pp. 104-116
Session 4b: Network Simulation 1

V-eM: A Cluster of Virtual Machines for Robust, Detailed, and High-Performance Network Emulation (Abstract)

Constantinos Hassapis , Institute of Computer Science, Foundation of Research and Technology, Greece
George Apostolopoulos , Institute of Computer Science, Foundation of Research and Technology, Greece
pp. 117-126

Sluggish Calendar Queues for Network Simulation (Abstract)

Guanhua Yan , Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
Stephan Eidenbenz , Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
pp. 127-136

Performance Analysis of Packet Encapsulation and Aggregation (Abstract)

Oleg Gusak , University of Missouri - Kansas City, USA
Khosrow Sohraby , University of Missouri - Kansas City, USA
Neal Oliver , Intel Europe, USA
Jung Ha Hong , University of Missouri - Kansas City, USA
pp. 137-146
Session 5: Best Paper Candidates

Characterizing Microarchitecture Soft Error Vulnerability Phase Behavior (Abstract)

Jos? A. B. Fortes , University of Florida, USA
Xin Fu , University of Florida, USA
James Poe , University of Florida, USA
Tao Li , University of Florida, USA
pp. 147-155

A Fluid-Diffusive Approach for Modelling P2P Systems (Abstract)

R. Gaeta , Universita di Torino, Italy
P. Giaccone , Politecnico di Torino, Italy
M. Garetto , Politecnico di Torino, Italy
M. Sereno , Universita di Torino, Italy
G. Carofiglio , Politecnico di Torino, Italy
E. Leonardi , Politecnico di Torino, Italy
pp. 156-166

Using Site-Level Modeling to Evaluate the Performance of Parallel System Schedulers (Abstract)

Edi Shmueli , Hebrew University, Israel
Dror G. Feitelson , Hebrew University, Israel
pp. 167-178
Session 6: Peer-to-Peer and Web Services Systems

A Longitudinal Study of P2P Traffic Classification (Abstract)

Carey Williamson , University of Calgary, Canada
Alok Madhukar , University of Calgary, Canada
pp. 179-188

Capturing the Elusive Poissonity in Web Traffic (Abstract)

C. Park , University of Georgia, USA
H. Shen , Univ. of North Carolina, USA
J. S. Marron , Univ. of North Carolina, USA
D. Veitch , Univ. of Melbourne, Australia
F. Hernandez-Campos , Univ. of North Carolina, USA
pp. 189-196

Implications of Neighbor Selection on DHT Overlays (Abstract)

Yingwu Zhu , Seattle University, USA
Xiaoyu Yang , University of Cincinnati, USA
pp. 197-206
Session 7a: Operating Systems

Modelling and Improving Group Communication in Server Operating Systems (Abstract)

Jialin Song , University of Waterloo, Canada
Michael Kwok , University of Waterloo, Canada
Martin Karsten , University of Waterloo, Canada
Tim Brecht , University of Waterloo, Canada
pp. 207-217

Flexible Time-Windows for Advance Reservation Scheduling (Abstract)

Stephen A. Chiappari , Santa Clara University, USA
Neena R. Kaushik , Santa Clara University, USA
Silvia M. Figueira , Santa Clara University, USA
pp. 218-225

Computer Resource Optimization for Differentiated Customer Services (Abstract)

Kaiqi Xiong , North Carolina State University, USA
Harry Perros , North Carolina State University, USA
pp. 226-238
Session 7b: Network Simulation 2

Verifying the Distributed Real-Time Network Protocol RTnet Using Uppaal (Abstract)

Pierre G. Jansen , University of Twente, The Netherlands
Angelika Mader , University of Twente, The Netherlands
Ferdy Hanssen , University of Twente, The Netherlands
pp. 239-246

Timestep Stochastic Simulation of Computer Networks using Diffusion Approximation (Abstract)

A. Udaya Shankar , University of Maryland, USA
Andrzej Kochut , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA
pp. 247-254

Quasi-Dynamic Network Model Partition Method for Accelerating Parallel Network Simulation (Abstract)

Hiroyuki Ohsaki , Osaka University, Japan
Gomez Oscar , Osaka University, Japan
Makoto Imase , Osaka University, Japan
pp. 255-264
Session 8a: Wireless and Optical Networking

Situation-Aware Caching Strategies in Highly Varying Mobile Networks (Abstract)

Yong Wang , Princeton University, USA
Margaret Martonosi , Princeton University, USA
Li-Shiuan Peh , Princeton University, USA
pp. 265-274

Measuring and Explaining Differences in Wireless Simulation Models (Abstract)

George F. Riley , Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Dheeraj Reddy , Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Yang Chen , Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Bryan Larish , Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
pp. 275-282

Fast Simulation of Optical Burst Switching Networks Using Simulated Annealing (Abstract)

Chih-Chieh Hsu , North Carolina State University, USA
Michael Devetsikiotis , North Carolina State University, USA
Stephen D. Roberts , North Carolina State University, USA
pp. 283-292
Session 8b: Analytical Methods 2

A Parallel Implicit Method for the Steady-State Solution of CTMCs (Abstract)

Rashid Mehmood , Swansea University, UK
Jaafar M.H. Elmirghani , Swansea University, UK
Jon Crowcroft , University of Cambridge, UK
pp. 293-302

Performance Trees: A New Approach to Quantitative Performance Specification (Abstract)

Jeremy T. Bradley , Imperial College London, UK
William J. Knottenbelt , Imperial College London, UK
Tamas Suto , Imperial College London, UK
pp. 303-313

Modeling Differentiated Services of Multi-Tier Web Applications (Abstract)

Sujay Parekh , IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, USA
Asser Tantawi , IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, USA
Maheswaran Surendra , IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, USA
Hidayatullah Shaikh , IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, USA
Yixin Diao , IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, USA
Joseph L. Hellerstein , IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, USA
pp. 314-326
Session 9a: Network Management

Analysis of Resource Sharing and Cache Management in Scalable Video-on-Demand (Abstract)

Bashar Qudah , Wayne State University, USA
Nabil J. Sarhan , Wayne State University, USA
pp. 327-334

An Architecture for Distributed Real-Time Passive Network Measurement (Abstract)

Tilman Wolf , University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
Ning Yang , University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
Ramaswamy Ramaswamy , University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
Siddhartha Bunga, , University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
pp. 335-344

Effect of Sequence Number Wrap on DCCP Connection Establishment (Abstract)

Jonathan Billington , University of South Australia
Somsak Vanit-Anunchai , University of South Australia
pp. 345-354
Session 9b: Network Simulation 3

Performance, Validation and Testing with the Network Simulation Cradle (Abstract)

Sam Jansen , Waikato University, New Zealand
Anthony McGregor , Waikato University, New Zealand
pp. 355-362

Resilience in Overlay Multicast Protocols (Abstract)

Stefan Birrer , Northwestern University, USA
Fabi?an E. Bustamante , Northwestern University, USA
pp. 363-372

End-to-End Delay Behavior in the Internet (Abstract)

Li Tang , Tsinghua University, China
Jun Li , Tsinghua University, China
Yanda Li , Tsinghua University, China
Hui Zhang , Tsinghua University, China
pp. 373-382
Session 10a: Analytical Methods 3

Building and Validating a Reduced TPC-H Benchmark (Abstract)

Hans Vandierendonck , Ghent University, Belgium
Pedro Trancoso , University of Cyprus, Cyprus
pp. 383-392

Video Streaming in 3.5G: On Throughput-Delay Performance of Proportional Fair Scheduling (Abstract)

Gunnar Karlsson , KTH, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Vladimir Vukadinovic , KTH, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
pp. 393-400

Non-reachability in Petri Nets with Delaying Places (Abstract)

Gero Muhl , TU Berlin, Germany
Matthias Werner , TU Berlin, Germany
pp. 401-412
Session 10b: Storage Systems 2

Providing High Reliability in a Minimum Redundancy Archival Storage System (Abstract)

Darrell D. E. Long , University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
Thomas Schwarz , University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
Deepavali Bhagwat , University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
Ethan L. Miller , University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
Jehan-Francois Paris , University of Houston, USA
Kristal Pollack , University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
pp. 413-421

NVCache: Increasing the Effectiveness of Disk Spin-Down Algorithms with Caching (Abstract)

Timothy Bisson , University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
Scott A. Brandt , University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
Darrell D.E. Long , University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
pp. 422-432

An Empirical Exploration of Black-Box Performance Models for Storage Systems (Abstract)

Randy Katz , University of California, Berkeley, USA
Li Yin , University of California, Berkeley, USA
Sandeep Uttamchandani , IBM Almaden Research Center, USA
pp. 433-440
Author Index

Author Index (PDF)

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