Program Schedule

Floor plan of the conference venue is here.

Technical Program

April 6, 2009 [Monday] 
Workshops and Tutorials
The 2nd Workshop on Experimental Evaluation and Deployment Experiences on Vehicular networks (WEEDEV 2009)
Open NGN and IMS Testbeds Workshop (ONIT 2009)
The First International Workshop on Pervasive Computing Systems and Infrastructures (PCSI 2009)
April 7, 2009 [Tuesday] 
Track 1 -- Session 1: Next generation optical networks I
Chair: Min Chen, University of British Columbia, Canada
Commonwealth A, 11:15 AM -- 12:15 PM

Testbed for Experimental Analysis on Hitless Evolution Architectures from GPON to High Capacity WDM-PON
Gianluca Berrettini (Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Italy)

Dark Fibre Facilities for Research and Experimentation

Josef Vojtech, Stanislav Sima, Jan Radil, and Lada Altmanova (CESNET, Czech Republic)


April 7, 2009 [Tuesday] 
Track 1 -- Session 2: Next generation optical networks II
Chair: Thomas Magedanz, TU Berlin, Fokus Fraunhofer, Germany
Commonwealth A, 13:30 PM -- 15:00 PM

A Generic 10 Gbps Assembly Edge Node and Testbed for Frame Switching Networks
Arthur Mutter, Martin Koehn, Matthias Sund (Institute of Communication Networks and Computer Engineering, University of Stuttgart, Germany)

CARRIOCAS Project: An Experimental High Bit Rate Optical Network for Computing Intensive Scientific and Industrial Applications

Audouin Olivier (Alcatel-Lucent, France)

Access Networks for Mobility: A Techno-Economic Model for Broadband Access Technologies
João Paulo Pereira (ESTiG - IPBragança, Portugal)


April 7, 2009 [Tuesday] 
Track 1 -- Session 3: Configurable hardware/software platforms for testbeds I
Chair: Fermín Galán Márquez, Telefónica Investigación y Desarrollo, Spain
Commonwealth A, 15:30 PM -- 17:00 PM

Hig-Fidelity Link Shaping
Roman Chertov, Kevin Almeroth (University of California, Santa Barbara, USA)

A Federated Experiment Environment for Emulab-based Testbeds

John Wroclawski, Ted Faber (University of Southern California/Information Science Institute, USA)

Emulation of GMPLS-controlled Ethernet Label Switching
Wouter Tavernier (Ghent University - IBBT/IBCN), Dimitri Papadimitriou (Alcatel Bell, Belgium), Didier Colle (Ghent University - IMEC - IBBT, Belgium)

Metroflux: A High Performance System for Analysing Flow at Very Fine-grain
Patrick Loiseau (Université de Lyon, ENS Lyon (LIP), France), Paulo A. Goncalves (INRIA, France), Romaric Guillier (LIP Ens-Lyon, France), Mattieu Imbert, Yuetsu Kodama, Pascale Vicat-Blanc Primet (INRIA, ENS-Lyon, France)


April 8, 2009 [Wednesday
Track 1 -- Session 4: Configurable hardware/software platforms for testbeds II
Chair: Robert Mullins, TSSG, Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland
Commonwealth A, 11:15 AM -- 12:30 PM

Techincal Infrastructure for a Pan-European Federation of Testbeds
Sebastian Wahle (Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany), Anastasius Gavras, Halid Hrasnica (Eurescom GmbH, Germany), Spyros Denazis (University Patras, Greece)

Scenario-based Configuration Management for Flexible Experimentation Infrastructures

Fermin Galan Marquez (Telefónica I+D, Spain), Jorge E. López de Vergara, David Femández (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain), Raul Munoz (Centre Tecnologic de Telecommunicacions de Catalunya, Spain)

SVEET! A Scalable Virtualized Evaluation Environment for TCP
Miguel Erazo, Yue Li, Jason Liu (Florida International University, USA)

Designing a High Performance WLAN Testbed for Centralized Control
Nabeel Ahmed and Usman Ismail (University of Waterloo, Canada)


April 8, 2009 [Wednesday
Track 1 -- Session 5: Next generation networks, IMS, and quad play
Chair: Mikoczy Eugen, Slovak Telekom, Slovakia
Commonwealth A, 14:00 PM -- 15:30 PM

Exoticus: An IMS Experimental Testbed
Amaud Gonguet, Olivier Durecu, Yann Gaste (Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, France)

SAN Performance Evaluation Testbed

Mohamad Sindi, Edward Liu, and Raed Al-Shaikh (Saudi Aramco Oil Company, Saudi Arabia)

Combinational Services for NGN Based IPTV
Eugen Mikoczy (Slovak Telekom, Slovak)

Application Driven Policy Based Resource Management for IP Multimedia Subsystems
Richard RA Good (University of Cape Town, South Africa)


April 8, 2009 [Wednesday
Track 1 -- Session 6: Next generation services
Chair: Sherry Wang, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab, USA
Commonwealth A, 16:00 PM -- 17:30 PM

A Research Infrastructure for SOA-based Service Delivery Framework
Florian Schreiner, Thomas Magedanz, Niklas Blum (Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany)

Testbed Implementation of Control Plane Extensions for Inter-Carrier GMPLS LSP Provisioning

Aruna Prem Bianzino, Stefano Secci, Jean-Louis Rougier (Telecom ParisTech, France), Ramon Casellas, Ricardo Martinez, Paul Munoz (CTTC, Spain), Nabil Djarallah, Richard Douville, Helia Pouyllau (Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, France)

Testbed Infrastructure Supporting Pervasive Services
Frances Cleary Grant, Miguel Ponce De Leon (Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland)

SIP-based Realtime Application Experiments for Tactical Edge Networks
Sherry Wang and Harold Zheng (Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab, USA)


April 7, 2009 [Tuesday] 
Track 2 -- Session 1: Protocol stack and network architectures
Chair: Edmundo Madeira, Unicomp, Brazil
Commonwealth B, 11:15 AM -- 12:15 AM

Realization of IEEE 802.21 Services and Preauthentication Framework
Miriam Tauil, Ashutosh Dutta, Yuu-Heng Cheng, Subir Das, Donald Baker, Maya Yajnik, David Famolari (Telcordia Technologies), Yoshihiro Ohba, Victor Fajardo (Toshiba America Research), Kenichi Taniuchi (Toshiba Corporation), and Henning Schulzrinne (Columbia University)

Implementation Architecture of HMIPv6 in an Emulated Self-configuring Multi-hop Mobile Network Testbed

Dev Pramil Audsin, A. Hamid Aghvami, and Vasilis Friderikos (King's College London, UK)

Performance Analysis Using an Emulation of the GIG
Robert Nichols (Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab, USA)


April 7, 2009 [Tuesday] 
Track 2 -- Session 2: Next generation wireless networks
Chair: Youping Zhao, Shared Spectrum Company, USA
Commonwealth B, 13:30 PM -- 15:00 AM

Experimental Study of Utility Function Selection for Video over IEEE 802.22 Wireless Regional Area Networks
Youping Zhao (Shared Spectrum Company, USA), Shiwen Mao (Auburn University, USA), Jeffrey H. Reed (Virginia Tech, USA), Yingsong Huang (Auburn University, USA)

A Real-time Cellular System Architecture to Experiment with UMTS/HSDPA in a Laboratory

Paolo Dini, Marc Portoles-Comeras, Josep Mangues-Bafalluy (Centre Tecnológico de Telecomunic, Spain)

On SCTP Multihoming Performance in Native IPv6 UMTS WLAN Environments
Laszlo Bokor, Árpád Huszák, Gabor Jeney (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary)


April 7, 2009 [Tuesday] 
Track 2 -- Session 3: Testing and measurements I
Chair: Stefano Secci, Telecom ParisTech, France
Commonwealth B, 15:30 PM -- 17:00 AM

Tools for Worm Experimentation on the DETER Testbed
Songjie Wei (University of Delaware, USA), Calvin Ko (Sparta, Inc., USA), Jelena Mirkovic (USC/ISI, USA), Alefiya Hussain (Sparta, Inc., USA)

MINER - A Measurement Infrastructure for Network Research

Christof Brandauer, Thomas Fichtel (Salzburg Research, Austria)

Model-driven Functional Test Engineering for Service Centric Systems
Alain-Georges Vouffo Feudjio (Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany)

On the Feasibility of a Large Scale Distributed Testbed for Measuring Quality of Path Characteristics in the Internet
Miriam Allalouf (Haifa Research Labs, IBM, Israel), Elad Kaplan, Yuval Shavitt (Tel Aviv University, Israel)


April 8, 2009 [Wednesday] 
Track 2 -- Session 4: Testing and measurements II
Chair: Pei Liu, Polytechnic Institute of New York University, USA
Commonwealth B, 11:15 AM -- 12:30 PM

Dynamic Rate and FEC Adaptation for Video Multicast in Multi-rate Wireless Networks
Ozgu Alay, Caleb Li, Anurag Rai, Thanasis Korakis, Yao Wang, Shivendra S. Panwar (Polytechnic Institute of New York University, USA)

LA1 Testbed: Evaluation Testbed to Assess the Impact of Network Impairments on Video Quality

Mu Mu, Andreas Mauthe, John Casson, Francisco Garcia (Lancaster University, UK)

Impact of Queue Size at Bottleneck Point on TCP Protocol over 10Gbps Networks
Takatoshi Ikeda (KDDI Corporation, Japan)

Lessons Learned from an Extensive Spectrum Occupancy Measurement Campaign and a Stochastic Duty Cycle Model
Matthias Wellens, Mähönen Petri (RWTH Aachen University, Germany)


April 8, 2009 [Wednesday] 
Track 2 -- Session 5: Mobile ad hoc networks and mesh networks
Chair: Timothy Newman, Virginia Tech, USA
Commonwealth B, 14:00 PM -- 15:30 PM

An Integrated Testbed for Virtual Ad Hoc Networks
Pratik K. Biswas, Constantin Serban, Alex Poylisher, Ritu Chadha, Jason Chiang, John Lee, Siun-Chuon Mau (Telcordia Technologies, Inc., USA)

Low-cost Wireless Mobile Ad-Hoc Network Robotic Testbed

Christopher G. Wilson, Thaddeus Roppel (Auburn University, USA)

A Testbed to Emulate Next-Generation Directional RF and Free-Space Optical Tactical Networks
William M. Turner, Daniel Tebben, Anurag Dwivedi, Jason Madsen (JHU/APL, USA)


April 8, 2009 [Wednesday] 
Track 2 -- Session 6: Grid testbeds and P2P testbeds
Chair: Jens Fiedler, Fraunhofer Fokus, Germany
Commonwealth B, 16:00 PM -- 17:30 PM

Execution of Service Workflows in Grid Environments
Luiz F. Bittencourt, Carlos R. Senna, Edmundo Madeira (University of Campinas, Brazil)

Addressing Scalability in a Laboratory-based Multihop Wireless Testbed

Brenton D. Walker, Jessica Seastrom (Laboratory for Telecommunications Sciences/US Dept. of Defense, USA)

A Society-Integrated Testbed Architecture for Peer-to-Peer Telecommunications
Xiaohui Yang (George Mason University, USA), Ram Dantu (University of North Texas, USA), Duminda Wijesekera (George Mason University, USA)