Important Dates

ITC 21:
15-17 September 2009


Technical Program

Keynote Abstracts and Slides

Program Outline


Tuesday 15 September 2009

9:30 - 9:45


9:45 - 10:30

KS-1 Keynote I

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:10

TS-1 Routing


12:30 - 14:00

Lunch Break

14:00 - 15:30

TS-3 Traffic Control

TS-4 Network Modelling

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee Break

16:00 - 17:30

TS-5 Performance I

TS-6 Network Planning



Wednesday 16 September 2009

9:00 - 9:45

KS-2 Keynote II

9:45 - 10:30

KS-2 Keynote III

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:10

TS-7 Network Tomography

TS-8 New Services

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch Break

14:00 - 15:30

TS-9 Traffic Analysis

TS-10 Peer-to-Peer Networks

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee Break

16:00 - 17:30

TS-11 Performance II

TS-12 Optical Networks



Thursday 17 September 2009

9:00 - 9:45

KS-3 Keynote IV

9:45 - 10:30

KS-3 Keynote V

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:10

TS-13 Robustness & Protection

TS-14 Optimization of Wireless Networks

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch Break

14:00 - 15:30

TS-15 Queuing


15:30 - 16:00

Coffee Break

16:00 - 17:15


17:15 - 17:30

Closing Session



Detailed Program

Tuesday 15 September 2009

9:30–9:45             Opening (Amphitheater Farabeuf)

9:45–10:30           KS-1 Keynote (Amphitheater Farabeuf)

Session Chair: Luigi Fratta (Politecnico University of Milano, Italy)

Keynote I (abstracts and slides)
Multi-Hop Wireless Networks
Catherine Rosenberg (University of Waterloo, Canada)

10:30–11:00         Coffee Break

11:00–12:10         TS 1 – Routing (Amphitheater Farabeuf)

Session Chair: Richard Harris (Massey University, New-Zealand)

Optimal Call Routing in VoIP
Costas Courcoubetis (Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece), Costas Kalogiros (Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece), Richard Weber (Statistical Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK)
Two Steps Towards Practical Compact Routing
Rolf Winter (NEC Network Labs, Germany)
On-line Survivable Routing in WDM Networks
Anteneh Beshir (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands), Fernando Kuipers (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands), Ariel Orda (Technion, Israel), Piet Van Mieghem (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands)

11:00–12:10         TS 2 – WLAN I (Amphitheater Pasquier)

Session Chair: Guillaume Urvoy-Keller (Eurecom, France)

Analysis of a Fountain Codes Based Transport in an 802.11 WLAN Cell
Dinesh Kumar (INRIA, France), Tijani Chahed (TELECOM & Management SudParis, France), Eitan Altman (INRIA, France)
Distributed Reservation-Based QoS in Ad Hoc Networks With Internet Access Connectivity
Ali Hamidian (Lund University, Sweden), Ulf Körner (Lund University, Sweden)
On the Unfair Channel Access Phenomenon in Wireless LANs
Rastin Pries (University of Wuerzburg, Germany), Dirk Staehle (University of Wuerzburg, Germany), Simon Oechsner (University of Wuerzburg, Germany), Michael Menth (University of Wuerzburg, Germany), Stefan Menth (University of Wuerzburg, Germany), Phuoc Tran-Gia (University of Wuerzburg, Germany)

12:30–14:00         Lunch Break

14:00–15:30         TS 3 – Traffic Control (Amphitheater Farabeuf)

Session Chair: Manuel Villen-Altamirano (Polytechnic University of Madrid, Spain)

Admission Control with Resource Reallocation
Henrik Lundqvist (NEC Europe Ltd, Germany)
Novel Overload Controls for SIP Networks
Eric Noel (AT&T Labs - Research, USA), Carolyn Johnson (AT&T Labs - Research, USA)

Congestion Control and Pricing of Volume Intensive Applications

Costas Courcoubetis (Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece), Antonis Dimakis (Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece)

Backpressure-Based Control Protocols: Design and Computational Aspects

Denis Miretskiy (University of Twente, The Netherlands), Werner Scheinhardt (University of Twente, The Netherlands), Michel Mandjes (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

14:00–15:30         TS 4 – Network Modelling (Amphitheater Pasquier)

Session Chair: Oscar Gonzalez-Soto (Consultant, Spain)

Parametric Distance Distributions for Fixed Access Network Analysis and Planning
Catherine Gloaguen (Orange Labs, France), Florian Voss (Ulm University, Germany), Volker Schmidt (Ulm University, Germany)
A Novel Analytical Framework for Mobility Modeling in All-IP Wireless Systems
Said Zaghloul (Technical University Braunschweig, Germany), Wolfgang Bziuk (Technical University Braunschweig, Germany), Admela Jukan (Technical University Braunschweig, Germany)
Connectivity Dynamics for Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks in Signalized Road Systems
Ivan Wang-Hei Ho (Imperial College London, UK), Kin K. Leung (Imperial College, UK), John W. Polak (Imperial College London, UK)
Adaptive and Efficient Radio Access Selection and Optimisation in a Heterogeneous Communication Environment
Weizhi Luo (Queen Mary, University of London, United Kingdom), Eliane Bodanese (Queen Mary, University of London, United Kingdom)

15:30–16:00         Coffee Break

16:00–17:30         TS 5 – Performance I (Amphitheater Farabeuf)

Session Chair: Iraj Saniee (Alcatel-Lucent – Bell Labs, USA)

Analysis of a Bloom Filter Algorithm via the Supermarket Model
Yousra Chabchoub (INRIA, France), Christine Fricker (INRIA, France), Mohamed Hanene (IUT Sceaux, France)
A Mean-field Approach to Some Internet-like Random Networks

Ilkka Norros (VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Finland)

Variability of Service Times and Throughput Efficiency Trade-Off in IEEE 802.11 DCF

Andrea Baiocchi (University of Roma "La Sapienza", Italy)

Maximum Weight Independent Sets in an Infinite Plane

Jarno Nousiainen (Helsinki University of Technology, Finland), Jorma Virtamo (Helsinki University of Technology, Finland), Pasi Lassila (Helsinki University of Technology, Finland)

16:00–17:30         TS 6 – Network Planning (Amphitheater Pasquier)

Session Chair: Ralf Lehnert (Technical University Dresden, Germany)

Mixing Malleable and Rigid Bandwidth Requests for Optimizing Network Provisioning
Sebastien Soudan (LIP, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France), Pascale Vicat-Blanc Primet (INRIA, France)
Integration of Equipment Constraints in the Capacity-Planning Process
Cédric Fortuny (LAAS-CNRS, France), Olivier Brun (LAAS-CNRS, France), Mohamed Zied Ben Hamouda (LAAS-CNRS, France), Jean-Marie Garcia (LAAS-CNRS, France)
Modeling MNO and MVNO’s Dynamic Interconnection Relations: Is Cooperative Content Investment Protable for Both Providers?
Hélène Le Cadre (Orange Labs, France), Mustapha Bouhtou (Orange Labs, France), Bruno Tuffin (INRIA Bretagne, France)
Energy-Efficient Management of UMTS Access Networks
Luca Chiaraviglio (Politecnico di Torino, Italy), Delia Ciullo (Politecnico di Torino, Italy), Michela Meo (Politecnico di Torino, Italy), Marco Ajmone Marsan (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)


Wednesday 16 September 2009

9:00–10:30             KS-2 Keynotes

Session Chair: Michael Menth (University of Wuerzburg, Germany)

Keynote 2 (abstracts and slides)
What QoS for the future Internet?
James Roberts (Orange Labs, France)

Keynote 3
Bringing Network Coding into the Network

Muriel Medard (MIT, USA)

10:30–11:00         Coffee Break

11:00–12:10         TS 7 – Network Tomography (Amphitheater Farabeuf)

Session Chair: Dimitri Papadimitriou (Alcatel-Lucent – Bell Labs, Belgium)

IGen: Generation of Router-level Internet Topologies Through Network Design Heuristics
Bruno Quoitin (Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium), Virginie Van den Schrieck (Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium), Pierre Francois (Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium), Olivier Bonaventure (Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium)
On the Importance of Local Connectivity for Internet Topology Models

Hamed Haddadi (Max Planck Institute for Software Systems, Germany), Damien Fay (McGill University, Canada), Almerima Jamakovic (TNO-ICT, The Netherlands), Olaf Maennel (Deutsche Telekom Laboratories, Germany), Andrew Moore (University of Cambridge, UK), Richard Mortier (Vipadia Ltd, UK), Steve Uhlig (TU Berlin/T-labs, Germany)

Improving Efficiency of IP Alias Resolution Based on Offsets Between IP Addresses

Santiago Garcia-Jimenez (Universidad Publica de Navarra, Spain), Eduardo Magaña (Universidad Publica de Navarra, Spain), Daniel Morato (Universidad Publica de Navarra, Spain), Mikel Izal (Universidad Publica de Navarra, Spain)

11:00–12:10         TS 8 – New Services (Amphitheater Pasquier)

Session Chair: Peter Reichl (Telecommunications Research Center – FTW, Austria)

An Analytical Model for Provisioning of Emerging Personalized Content Distribution Services
Sem Borst (Alcatel-Lucent, Bell Labs, USA), Iraj Saniee (Alcatel-Lucent, Bell Labs, USA), Anwar Walid (Alcatel-Lucent, Bell Labs, USA)

Network-Friendly Box-Powered Video Delivery System

Yiping Chen (Thomson Research, France), Bing Han (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, P.R. China), Jimmy Leblet (Institut TELECOM - TELECOM Bretagne, France), Gwendal Simon (Institut TELECOM - TELECOM Bretagne, France), Gilles Straub (Thomson Research, France)

Scalability and Performance Evaluation of a JAIN SLEE-Based Platform for VoIP Services

Mauro Femminella (University of Perugia, Italy), Roberto Francescangeli (University of Perugia, Italy), Francesco Giacinti (University of Perugia, Italy), Alessandro Parisi (University of Perugia, Italy), Emanuele Maccherani (University of Perugia, Italy), Gianluca Reali (University of Perugia, Italy)

12:30–14:00         Lunch Break

14:00–15:30         TS 9 – Traffic Analysis (Amphitheater Farabeuf)

Session Chair: Åke Arvidsson (Ericsson, Sweden)

Analysis of the Impact of Early Fiber Access Deployment on Residential Internet Traffic
Guillaume Vu-Brugier (Orange Labs, France)
On Appropriate Intervals for Active Measurement of Packet Transmission Delays

Katsunori Ori (NTT Corporation, Japan), Takafumi Okuyama (NTT Corporation, Japan), Yutaka Takahashi (Kyoto University, Japan)

Efficient Methods for Traffic Matrix Modeling and On-line Estimation in Large-Scale IP Networks

Pedro Casas (TELECOM Bretagne, France), Sandrine Vaton (TELECOM Bretagne, France), Lionel Fillatre (UTT, France), Thierry Chonavel (TELECOM Bretagne, France)

Identification of Heavyweight Address Prefix Pairs in IP Traffic

Patrick Truong (Orange Labs, France), Fabrice Guillemin (Orange Labs, France)

14:00–15:30         TS 10 – Peer-to-Peer Networks (Amphitheater Pasquier)

Session Chair: Kurt Tutschku (University of Vienna, Austria)

A New Statistical Approach to Estimate Global File Populations in the eDonkey P2P File Sharing System
Patrick Brown (Orange Labs, France), Sanja Petrovic (Orange Labs, France)
Peer-To-Peer Unstructured Anycasting Using Correlated Swarms

Pushkar Patankar (Pennsylvania State University, USA), Gunwoo Nam (The Penn State University, USA), George Kesidis (Pennsylvania State University, USA), Takis Konstantopoulos (Heriot Watt University, United Kingdom), Chita R. Das (The Pennsylvania State University, USA)

Fundamental Delay Bounds in Peer-to-Peer Chunk-Based Real-Time Streaming Systems

Giuseppe Bianchi (University of Roma Tor Vergata, Italy), Nicola Blefari-Melazzi (University of Roma Tor Vergata, Italy), Lorenzo Bracciale (University of Roma Tor Vergata, Italy), Francesca Lo Piccolo (University of Roma Tor Vergata, Italy), Stefano Salsano (University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy)

Simulation Analysis of Download and Recovery Processes in P2P Storage Systems

Abdulhalim Dandoush (INRIA Sophia-Antipolis, France), Sara Alouf (INRIA Sophia-Antipolis, France), Philippe Nain (INRIA Sophia-Antipolis, France)

15:30–16:00         Coffee Break

16:00–17:30         TS 11 – Performance II (Amphitheater Farabeuf)

Session Chair: Yutaka Takahashi (Kyoto University, Japan)

Robust Regression for Minimum-Delay Load-Balancing
Federico Larroca (TELECOM ParisTech, France), Jean-Louis Rougier (TELECOM ParisTech, France)
Flow-level Modelling of TCP Traffic Using GPS Queueing Networks

Olivier Brun (LAAS-CNRS, France), Ahmad Al Sheikh (LAAS-CNRS, France), Jean-Marie Garcia (LAAS-CNRS, France)

Optimal Policy for Multi-Class Scheduling in a Single Server Queue

Natalia Osipova (INRIA Sophia-Antipolis, France), Urtzi Ayesta (LAAS-CNRS, France), Konstantin Avrachenkov (INRIA Sophia-Antipolis, France)

A Stochastic Network Calculus for Many Flows

Kazutomo Kobayashi (Nagasaki University, Japan), Yukio Takahashi (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan), Hiroyuki Takada (Nagasaki University, Japan)

16:00–17:30         TS 12 – Optical Networks (Amphitheater Pasquier)

Session Chair: Pascale Vicat-Blanc (Inria, France)

A Joint Transmission Grant Scheduling and Wavelength Assignment in Multichannel SG-EPON
Lehan Meng (Concordia University, Canada), Jad El-Najjar (Concordia University, Canada), Chadi Assi (Concordia University, Canada), Hamed Alazemi (Kuwait University, Kuwait)
Dynamic Topology Overlays for Multipoint Ethernet-over-SONET/SDH

Nasir Ghani (University of New Mexico, USA), Qing Liu (University of New Mexico, USA), Rui Wang (Shanghai Jiaotong University, P.R. China), Yan Qiao (Shanghai Jiaotong University, P.R. China), Chongyang Xie (University of New Mexico, USA), Srikanth Seethamraju (University of New Mexico, USA), Ashwin Gumaste (Indian Institute of Technology - Bombay, India)

Traffic Grooming in WDM Optical Packet Rings

Bogdan Uscumlic (Institut Telecom - Telecom Bretagne, France), Annie Gravey (Institut Telecom - Telecom Bretagne, France), Isabella Cerutti (Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Italy), Philippe Gravey (Institut Telecom - Telecom Bretagne, France)

SWING: Traffic Capacity of a Simple WDM Ring Network

Thomas Bonald (Orange Labs, France), Sara Oueslati (Orange Labs, France), James Roberts (Orange Labs, France), Charlotte Roger (Orange Labs, France)


Thursday 17 September 2009

900–10:30              KS-3 Keynotes

Session Chair: Fabrice Guillemin (Orange Labs, France)

Keynote IV (abstracts and slides)
Probabilistic Algorithms for Mining in Large Streams
Philippe Flajolet (INRIA Rocquencourt, France)

Keynote V (abstracts and slides)
Statistical Multiplexing, the Stochastic Knapsack and Admission Control
Ravi R. Mazumdar (University of Waterloo, Canada)

10:30–11:00         Coffee Break

11:00–12:10         TS 13 – Robustness and Protection (Amphitheater Farabeuf)

Session Chair: Carolyn Johnson (AT&T Labs - Research, USA)

Efficiently Adding Link Facilities to Improve Quality Stability at Failures
Noriaki Kamiyama (NTT Service Integration Laboratories, Japan)
FoF-R Ant-Based Survivable Routing Using Distributed Resilience Matrix
William Liu (University of Canterbury, New-Zealand), Harsha Sirisena (University of Canterbury, New-Zealand), Krzysztof Pawlikowski (University of Canterbury, New-Zealand)
A Graph Theoretical Approach to Traffic Engineering and Network Control Problem
Ali Tizghadam (University of Toronto, Canada), Alberto Leon-Garcia (University of Toronto, Canada)

11:00–12:10         TS 14 – Optimization of Wireless Networks (Amphitheater Pasquier)

Session Chair: Villy-Baek Iversen (Technical University of Denmark, Denmark)

QoS and Channel Aware Packet Bundling for VoIP Traffic in Cellular Networks
Jung Hwan Kim (Openet, USA), Baek-Young Choi (University of Missouri, USA), Cory Beard (University of Missouri, USA)
Effects of Link Rate Assignment on the Max-Min Fair Throughput of Wireless Mesh Networks
Barbara Staehle (University of Wuerzburg, Germany), Dirk Staehle (University of Wuerzburg, Germany), Rastin Pries (University of Wuerzburg, Germany)
Operating Point Selection in Multiple Access Rate Regions
Eitan Altman (INRIA, France), Konstantin Avratchenkov (INRIA, France), Laura Cottatellucci (Eurecom, France), Merouane Debbah (Supelec, France), Gaoning He (Motorola, France), Alberto Suarez (Eurecom, France)

12:30–11:00         Lunch Break

14:00–15:30         TS 15 – Queuing (Amphitheater Farabeuf)

Session Chair: Markus Fiedler (Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden)

A Discrete Time Queueing Model for End-to-End Delay and Jitter Analysis
Olav Osterbo (Telenor Research, Norway)
Scaling of Buffer and Capacity Requirements of Voice Traffic in Packet Networks
Florin Ciucu (DT Labs/TU Berlin, Germany), Oliver Hohlfeld (DT Labs/TU Berlin, Germany)
Distribution of Loss Volume and Estimation of Loss for Aggregated Video Traffic
Astrid Undheim (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway), Peder J. Emstad (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway)
Queueing in Space: Design of Message Ferry Routes in Static Ad Hoc Networks
Veeraruna Kavitha (INRIA Sophia-Antipolis, France), Eitan Altman (INRIA Sophia-Antipolis, France)

14:00–15:30         TS 16 – WLAN II (Amphitheater Pasquier)

Session Chair: Tijani Chahed (Institut Telecom – SudParis, France)

On a Positive Recurrence Criterion for Multidimensional Markov Chains with Application to the Stability of Slotted-Aloha with a Finite Number of Queues
Sayee Kompalli (University of Waterloo, Canada), Ravi R. Mazumdar (University of Waterloo, Canada)

A Traffic-Oriented Approach for Channel Assignment in WLAN
Ali Ibrahim (Orange Labs, France), James Roberts (Orange Labs, France)
Layer 2 vs. Layer 3 Mechanisms for Improving TCP Performance in 802.11 Wireless LANs
Martin Heusse (Grenoble Informatics Laboratory, France), Guillaume Urvoy-Keller (Institut Eurecom, France), Andrzej Duda (Grenoble Informatics Laboratory, France)
MUD Receiver Capacity Optimization for Wireless Ad Hoc Networks
Jahangir Sarker (University of Ottawa, Canada), Zbigniew Dziong (Ecole de Technologie Supérieure, University of Quebec, Canada), Francois Gagnon (Ecole de Technologie Supérieure, Canada)

15:30–16:00         Coffee Break

16:00–17:15         Panel (Amphitheater Farabeuf)

Moderator: Daniel Kofman (Institut TELECOM - ParisTech, France)

Internet of the Future: from Vision to Reality?
Daniel Kofman (Institut TELECOM - ParisTech, France), Henrik Abramowicz (Ericsson, Sweden), Arthur Berger (Akamai Technologies & MIT, USA), Serge Fdida (Pierre & Marie Curie University, France), Aki Nakao (NICT, Japan),  Phuoc Tran-Gia (University of Wuerzburg, Germany). 

17:15–17:30         Closing Session (Amphitheater Farabeuf)



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  • Even Technical Sessions are in Amphitheater Pasquier


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