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20th Workshop on Principles of Advanced and Distributed Simulation (PADS'06) (2006)
Singapore
May 24, 2006 to May 26, 2006
ISSN: 1087-4097
ISBN: 0-7695-2587-3
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction

Reviewers (PDF)

pp. xiii
Introduction

Workshop Committees (PDF)

pp. xi-xii

Reviewers (PDF)

pp. xiii
Session1: Parallel Simulation

Aurora: An Approach to High Throughput Parallel Simulation (Abstract)

Alfred Park , Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Richard M. Fujimoto , Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
pp. 3-10
Session 2: Performance Analysis

Performance Analysis of Shared Data Access Algorithms for Distributed Simulation of Multi-Agent Systems (Abstract)

Roland Ewald , University of Birmingham, UK
Dan Chen , University of Birmingham, UK
Georgios K. Theodoropoulos , University of Birmingham, UK
Michael Lees , University of Nottingham, UK
Brian Logan , University of Notthingham, UK
Ton Oguara , University of Birmingham, UK
Adelinde M. Uhrmacher , Institut fur Informatik, Germany
pp. 29-36

Analysing the Performance of Optimistic Synchronisation Algorithms in Simulations of Multi-Agent Systems (Abstract)

Michael Lees , University of Nottingham, UK
Brian Logan , University of Nottingham, UK
Chen Dan , University of Birmingham, UK
Ton Oguara , University of Birmingham, UK
Georgios Theodoropoulos , University of Birmingham, UK
pp. 37-44

Predicting Performance of Resolution Changes in Parallel Simulations (Abstract)

Dhananjai M. Rao , Miami University, USA
Philip A. Wilsey , University of Cincinnati, USA
pp. 45-54
Session 3: Keynote Presentation
Session 4: Advanced Techniques and Applicationa

SOAr-DSGrid: Service-Oriented Architecture for Distributed Simulation on the Grid (Abstract)

Xinjun Chen , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Wentong Cai , Nanyang Techinical University, Singapore
Stephen J. Turner , Nanyang Technical University, Singapore
Yong Wang , Nanyang Technical University, Singapore
pp. 65-73

Progressive Time-Parallel Simulation (Abstract)

Tobias Kiesling , Fakultat fur Informatik, Germany
pp. 82-91

Developing An Hierarchical Simulator for Beta-binders (Abstract)

Jan Himmelspach , University of Rostock, Germany
Paola Lecca , University of Trento, Italy
Davide Prandi , University of Trento, Italy
Corado Priami , University of Trento, Italy
Paola Quaglia , University of Trento, Italy
Adelinde Uhrmacher , University of Rostock, Germany
pp. 92-102
Session 5: Distributed Virtual Environments

Greedy Algorithms for Client Assignment in Large-Scale Distributed Virtual Environments (Abstract)

Duong Nguyen Binh Ta , Nanyang Technical University, Singapore
Suiping Zhou , Nanyang Technical University, Singapore
Haifeng Shen Shen , Nanyang Technical University, Singapore
pp. 103-110

Using Abstraction in the Verification of Simulation Coercion (Abstract)

Xinyu Liu , University of Virginia, USA
Paul F. Reynolds , University of Virginia, USA
David C. Brogan , University of Virginia, USA
pp. 119-128
Session 6: Work In Progress Abstracts

Model-Based Services for Computing Grid Performance Analyses & Tuning (PDF)

Rob Simmonds , University of Calgary, Canada
Brian Unger , University of Calgary, Canada
pp. 129

The Reconfiguration Problem in Sensor Networks: An Optimization Approach (PDF)

El Moustapha Ould-Ahmed-Vall , Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
George F. Riley , Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Bonnie S. Heck , Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
pp. 130

A Generic Symbiotic Simulation Framework (PDF)

Shell Ying Huang , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Wentong Cai , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Stephen John Turner , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Wen Jing Hsu , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Suiping Zhou , Nanyang Technological Univesity, Singapore
Malcolm Yoke Hean Low , Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology, Singapore
Richard Fujimoto , Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Rassul Ayani , Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
pp. 131

NBS Supply Chain Simulation using Simul8 and HLA (PDF)

Navonil Mustafee , Brunel University, UK
Simon Taylor , Brunel University, UK
Korina Katsaliaki , University of Southampton, UK
Sally Brailsford , University of Southampton, UK
pp. 135
Session 7: Keynote Presentation

Distributed Simulation in Manufacturing and Logistics (PDF)

Peter Lendermann , Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology
pp. 139
Session 8: Network Simulation

Modeling Autonomous-System Relationships (Abstract)

Xenofontas Dimitropoulos , Georgia Tech, USA
George Riley , Georgia Tech, USA
pp. 143-149

An Efficient Routing Mechanism in Network Simulation (Abstract)

Zhiyu Hao , Harbin Institute of Technology, China
Xiaochun Yun , Harbin Institute of Technology, China
Hongli Zhang , Harbin Institute of Technology, China
pp. 150-157

A Case Study in Understanding OSPF and BGP Interactions Using Efficient Experiment Design (Abstract)

David Bauer , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
Murat Yuksel , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
Christopher Carothers , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
Shivkumar Kalyanaraman , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
pp. 158-165

Empirical Models of TCP and UDP End-User Network Traffic from NETI@home Data Analysis (Abstract)

Charles R. Simpson, Jr. , Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Dheeraj Reddy , Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
George F. Riley , Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
pp. 166-174
Session 9: High Level Architecture

Evaluation of a Fault-Tolerance Mechanism for HLA-Based Distributed Simulations (Abstract)

Martin Ekl? , Swedish Defence Research Agency
Rassul Ayani , Royal Institute of Technology
Farshad Moradi , Swedish Defence Research Agency
pp. 175-182

A Framework for Robust HLA-based Distributed Simulations (Abstract)

Dan Chen , University of Birmingham, UK
Stephen John Turner , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Wentong Cai , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
pp. 183-192

Transparent Optimistic Synchronization in HLA via a Time-Management Converter (Abstract)

Andrea Santoro , Universita di Roma "La Sapienza", Italy
Francesco Quaglia , Universit`a di Roma "La Sapienza" Italy
pp. 193-200

COTS Simulation Package (CSP) Interoperability -A Solution to Synchronous Entity Passing (Abstract)

Xiaoguang Wang , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Stephen John Turner , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Simon J E Taylor , Brunel University, UK
pp. 201-210
Author Index

Author Index (PDF)

pp. 211
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