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Call for participation: NET-COOP 2009, November 23-25, EURANDOM, The Netherlands





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Subject: [Itc] Call for participation: NET-COOP 2009, November 23-25, EURANDOM, The Netherlands
Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2009 18:25:38 +0200
From: R. Nunez Queija <Rudesindo.Nunez.Queija@cwi.nl>
To: itc@lists.i-teletraffic.org


Dear colleagues,

You are invited to participate in NET-COOP 2009, The International Workshop on “Network Control and Optimization”, to be held November 23-25 at EURANDOM (Eindhoven, The Netherlands), in conjunction with the Euro-NF workshop on “New Trends in Modeling, Quantitative Methods, and Measurements”.

While organized within the framework of Euro-NF, the workshop is open to all interested participants.
For full details, please refer to the website http://www.eurandom.nl/events/workshops/2009/NETCOOP

Important Dates
  • October 15, 2009            Deadline for early registration
  • November 23-25, 2009 Workshop at EURANDOM
Workshop Registration
  • There is no registration fee for all members of the European Network of Excellence Euro-NF.
  • For students who are non-Euro-NF member the fee is 50 euro (early registration) / 100 euro (late registration).
  • For other non-Euro-NF members the fee is 100 euro (early registration) / 200 euro (late registration).

Invited Speakers
  • Eitan Altman (INRIA, Sophia Antipolis and University of Avignon)
  • Rami Atar  (Technion Israel Institute of Technology)
  • Hans van den Berg (TNO ICT and University of Twente)
  • Costas Courcoubetis (Athens University of Economics and Business)
  • Mor Harchol-Balter (Carnegie Mellon University)
  • Philippe Robert (INRIA, Rocquencourt)
  • Devavrat Shah (MIT)
  • Damon Wischik (University College London)


Tentative Program
MONDAY NOVEMBER 23

9.45 - 10.00 Opening

10.00 - 10.45 Invited lecture: Philippe Robert
                         Stability Properties of Networks with Interacting TCP Flows

11.00 - 12.00 Session 1: Performance analysis methods

                         Bernd Heidergott and Warren Volk-Makarewicz
                         Quantile Sensitivity Estimation

                         Philippe Olivier
                         Performance Evaluation of Multi-rate Streaming Traffic by Quasi-Stationary Modelling

13.00 - 13.45 Invited lecture: Hans van den Berg
                        
Self-optimisation of mobile networks


14.00 - 15.00 Session 2: Wireless I

                         Beiyu Rong and Anthony Ephremides
                        On Opportunistic Cooperation for Improving the Stability Region With Multipacket Reception

                        José Niño-Mora
                        A Restless Bandit Marginal Productivity Index for Opportunistic Spectrum Access with Sensing
                        Errors

15.30 - 16.15 Invited lecture: Mor Harchol-Balter
                         Surprising Results on Task Assignment in Server Farms under High Variability Workloads


16.30 - 17.30 Session 3: Queueing analysis I

                         Folkert van Vliet, Richard J. Boucherie, Maurits de Graaf
                         Content-Based Routing in Networks with Time-Fluctuating Request Rates

                         Michel Mandjes and Piotr Zuraniewski
                         A Queueing-Based Approach to Overload Detection


TUESDAY NOVEMBER 24

9.15 - 10.00 Invited lecture: Rami Atar
                       Control Formulations under the Nondegenerate Slowdown Diffusion Regime

10.30 - 12.00 Session 4: Queueing analysis II

                         Adam Shwartz, Rami Atar and Yair Shaki
                         Blind Policies for Large Server Pools

                         Denis Miretskiy, Werner Scheinhardt and Michel Mandjes
                         Rare-Event Simulation for Tandem Queues: A Simple and Efficient Importance Sampling Scheme

                         Ohad Perry, Ward Whitt
                         Transient and Stability Analysis of the Many-Server Heavy-Traffic Fluid Limit for the Overloaded
                         X Call-Center Model

13.00 - 13.45 Invited lecture: Eitan Altman
                        An Anonymous Sequential Game Approach for Battery State Dependent Power Control

14.00 - 15.00 Session 5: Battery control

                         Ingemar Kaj
                         Probabilistic Analysis of Hierarchical Cluster Protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks

                         Koen De Turck, Stijn De Vuyst, Dieter Fiems, Sabine Wittevrongel and Herwig Bruneel
                         Performance of the Sleep-Mode Mechanism of the New IEEE 802.16m Proposal for Correlated
                         Downlink Traffic

15.30 - 16.15 Invited lecture: Devavrat Shah
                         Network algorithms made distributed

16.30 - 17.30 Session 6: Wireless II

                         Balaji Rengarajan and Gustavo de Veciana
                         User Association to Optimize Flow Level Performance in Wireless Systems with Dynamic
                         Interference

                         Gerard Hoekstra, Rob van der Mei, Yoni Nazarathy and Bert Zwart
                         Optimal File Splitting for Wireless Networks With Concurrent Access


WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 25
Euro-NF workshop on “New Trends in Modeling, Quantitative Methods, and Measurements”

10.00 - 10.45 Invited lecture: Damon Wischik
                         Control of Multipath TCP and Optimization of Multipath Routing in the Internet

11.00 - 12.00 Session 7: Distributed control

                         Eitan Altman, Kostia Avrachenkov and Andrey Garnaev
                         Alpha-Fair Resource Allocation under Incomplete Information and Presence of a Jammer

                         Sergey Foss and Andrey M. Turlikov
                         Decentralised Stable Protocols for a Multi-Access Broadcast Channel with "Yes-No" Feedback

13.00 - 13.45 Invited lecture: Costas Courcoubetis
                         Tariffs, Mechanisms and Internet Equilibria

14.00 - 15.00 Session 8: Cooperation and competition

                         Patrick Maille, Maurizio Naldi and Bruno Tuffin
                         Understanding and Preventing Tacit Collusion among Telecommunication Operators

                         Eitan Altman
                         Competition and Cooperation Between Nodes in Delay Tolerant Networks with Two Hop
                         Routing

15.00 Closing


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