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Session 1: Stream Control and Management
Mon 8 Sep 2003, 10:30-12:10 GMT, Room G06, Peter Froggatt Centre, Queen's University
Chaired by: Professor Kevin C. Almeroth

10:30-10:55 GMT
CORBA-Based Stream Control and Management for IP-Based Production Studio Networks
Terence Song, Dritan Kaleshi, and Alistair Munro (University of Bristol, UK)
IP Video Streaming With Fine-Grained TCP-Friendly Rate Adaptation
Toufik Ahmed, Ahmed Mehaoua, (University of Versailles, France) Raouf Boutaba and Youssef Iraqi (University of Waterloo, Canada)
11:20-11:45 GMT
A Proposal for Distributed Conferencing on SIP using Conference Servers 
R. Venkatesha Prasad, Richard Hurni, and H. S. Jamadagni (Indian Institute of Science, India) 
11:45-12:10 GMT
Dynamic Configuration of Multimedia Applications  
Slim Ben Atallah, Oussama Layaida, Noel De Palma and Daniel Hagimont (INRIA, SARDES Project, France)

Session 2: Multicast Communications
Mon 8 Sep 2003,
13:30-15:10 GMT, Room G06, Peter Froggatt Centre, Queen's University
Chaired by: Professor Ehab S. Al-Shaer
13:30-13:55 GMT
MAFIA: A Multicast Management Solution for Access Control and Traffic Filtering
Krishna N. Ramachandran and Kevin C. Almeroth (University of California, USA)
13:55-14:20 GMT
A Heuristic Algorithm for the Multi-Constrained Multicast Tree
Wen-Lin Yang (National Pingtung Institute of Commerce, Taiwan)
14:20-14:45 GMT
The Performance of PoolODMRP Protocol
Cai ShaoBin, Yang XiaoZong (Harbin Institute of Technology, China)
14:45-15:10 GMT
M3G: A Mobile Multicast Multimedia Gateway for Seamless IPv4/IPv6 Transition
Yassine Hadjadj Aoul, Daniel Negru, Abdelhamid Nafaa, and Ahmed Mehaoua (University of Versailles, France)
Session 3: Ad-hoc and Sensor Networks
Mon 8 Sep 2003,
15:40-17:20 GMT, Room G06, Peter Froggatt Centre, Queen's University
Chaired by: Professor George N. Aggélou
15:40-16:05 GMT
TCP Friendly Rate Adaptation for Multimedia Streamin in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
Zhenghua Fu, Xiaoqiao Meng, and Songwu Lu (University of California, USA)
BeanWatcher: A Tool to Generate Multimedia Monitoring Applications for Wireless Sensor
Andr´e Lins, Eduardo F. Nakamura, Antonio A.F. Loureiro, and Claudionor J.N. Coelho Jr. (Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil)
Managing Services Quality through Admission Control and Active Monitoring
Solange Lima, Paulo Carvalho, Alexandre Santos, and Vasco Freitas (Universidade do Minho, Portugal)
Pervasive Accounting of Resource Consumption for Wireless Services with Adaptive QoS
Paolo Bellavista, Antonio Corradi, and Silvia Vecchi (University of Bologna, Italy)
Session 4: QoS and Mobility Management in Wireless Networks
Tue 9 Sep 2003,
10:30-12:10 GMT, Room G06, Peter Froggatt Centre, Queen's University
Chaired by: Professor Raouf Boutaba
10:30-10:55 GMT
Delay Guaranteed Fair Queueing(DGFQ) in Multimedia Packet Networks
Hyunho Yang (Suncheon Cheongam College, Republic of Korea) and Kiseon Kim (Kwangju Institute of Science and Technology (K-JIST), Republic of Korea)
10:55-11:20 GMT
Mobility Model for Multimedia Mobile Radio Network
Sonia Ben Rejeb, Sami Tabbane (Ecole Suprieure des Communications de Tunis, Tunis), Zi`ed Choukair (Ecole Nationale Sup´erieure des T´el´ecommunications de Bretagne, France)
11:20-11:45 GMT
On Reciprocal Altruism and its Application to QoS
Nupur Kothari, Vartika Bhandari, and Dheeraj Sanghi (Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India)
11:45-12:10 GMT
A novel DCA scheme for resource sharing in cellular environments with heterogeneous traffic
Vahid Tabataba Vakili and Arash Aziminejad (Iran University of Science & Technology (IUST), Iran)
Session 5: Trafic Engineering and Routing
Tue 9 Sep 2003,
13:30-15:10 GMT, Room G06, Peter Froggatt Centre, Queen's University
Chaired by: Dr John B. Vicente
13:30-13:55 GMT
A New Bandwidth Guaranteed Routing Approach for On-line Calculation of LSPs for MPLS Traffic Engineering
Karl Hendling, Brikena Statovci-Halimi, Gerald Franzl, and Artan Halimi (Vienna University of Technology, Austria)
13:55-14:20 GMT
New management methods for Feature and Preference Interactions
Z. Chentouf, S. Cherkaoui, and A. Khoumsi (Universit´e de Sherbrooke, Canada)
14:20-14:45 GMT
Minimum Interference Routing: the Precomputation Perspective
G´abor R´etvari (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary)
14:45-15:10 GMT
A Virtual Signalling Protocol for Transparently Embedding Advanced Traffic Control and Resource Management Functionality in ATM Core Networks
K. Katzourakis, G. Kormentzas, K. Kontovasilis (Institute for Informatics & Telecommunications, Greece) and C. Efstathiou (Technological Education Institute of Athens, Greece)
Session 6: Differentiated Network Services
Tue 9 Sep 2003,
15:40-16:55 GMT, Room G06, Peter Froggatt Centre, Queen's University
Chaired by: Professor Nazim Agoulmine
15:40-16:05 GMT
Providing Enhanced Differentiated Services for Real-Time Traffic in the Internet
Tamrat Bayle, Reiji Aibara, and Kouji Nishimura (Hiroshima University, Japan)
16:05-16:30 GMT
Automatic management of the QoS within an architecture integrating new Transport and IP services in a DiffServ Internet
C. Chassot, G. Auriol and M. Diaz (LAAS-CNRS, France)
16:30-16:55 GMT
Achieving Relative Differentiated Services using Proportional Probabilistic Priority Scheduling on Network Processor 
Chee-Wei Tan, Chen-Khong Tham (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Session 7: On Demand networking using policies
Wed 10 Sep 2003,
09:00-10:15 GMT, Room G06, Peter Froggatt Centre, Queen's University
Chaired by: Professor Gerard Parr
09:00-09:25 GMT
Realizing On Demand Networking
John Strassner (Intelliden Corporation, USA)
09:25-09:50 GMT
An Architecture for Access Network Management with Policies (AN-PBM)
Olivier Corre, Idir Fodil, Vladimir Ksinant (6WIND, France) and Guy Pujolle (University of Paris 6, France)
09:50-10:15 GMT
Administrative Policies to Regulate Quality of Service Management in Distributed Multimedia Applications
Michael Katchabaw, Hanan Lutfiyya and Michael Bauer (University of Western Ontario, Canada)
Session 8: Network and System QoS Management
Wed 10 Sep 2003,
10:45-11:35 GMT, Room G06, Peter Froggatt Centre, Queen's University
Chaired by: Dr Emiliano Garcia
10:45-11:10 GMT
Predicting Violations of QoS Requirements in Distributed Systems
Sandra Taylor and Hanan Lutfiyya (University of Western Ontario, Canada)
11:10-11:35 GMT
Scheduling Time-Sensitive IP Traffic
Pedro Sousa, Paulo Carvalho, and Vasco Freitas (Universidade do Minho, Portugal)
Session 9: Security Management
Wed 10 Sep 2003,
13:30-14:20 GMT, Room G06, Peter Froggatt Centre, Queen's University
Chaired by: Professor Hanan Lutfiyya
13:30-13:55 GMT
Secure Inclusion of Phones into Online E-Meetings
Peter Parnes (Lule` a University of Technology, Sweden)
13:55-14:20 GMT
Authentication Issues in Multi-Service Residential Access Networks
Judith Rosseb(Telenor Communication II AS, Norway),John Ronan(Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland) and Kristian Walsh(Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland)
Poster Session 1
Mon 8 Sep 2003,
10:00-17:20 GMT, Room 312, Peter Froggatt Centre, Queen's University
A Modular Bandwidth Broker for Dynamic Resource Reservations over Multiple DiffServ Domains 
Qi Yao, Wang-Cho Cheng, Chee-Wei Ang1 
1 Institute for Infocomm Research 21 Heng Mui Keng Terrace Singapore 119613
A Multi-Domain Service Session Accounting & Charging Architecture
M. van Le 1, B.J.F van Beijnum 1, G.B. Huitema 2 
1 Department of Computer Science, University of Twente, Netherlands  
2 Department of Management and Organization University of Groningen, Netherlands
New formal approach for QoS management in Distributed Multi-media Applications

Sophie Laplace, Marc Dalmau, Philippe Roose, Laboratoire d’Informatique de l’Universit´e de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour, France

Event Management Middleware Services for Proactive Management

Dugki Min1, Eunmi Choi2  
1 School of Computer Science and Engineering, Konkuk. University, Korea  
2 School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, Handong Global University, Korea

A Vendor and Consumers Dream: Web based Service Provision
Stephen Dawson, Sakir Sezer, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Queen’s University Belfast, U.K.
Poster Session 2
Tue 9 Sep 2003,
10:00-16:55 GMT, Room 312, Peter Froggatt Centre, Queen's University
An approach for Implicit and Explicit Activation of Service Level Agreements  
Dimitrios Kagklis, Cristos Tsakiris, Nicolas Liampotis, Efstathios Sykas, Telecommunications Lab.Dept of Electrical & Computer Engineering National, Technical University of Athens, Greece
Management of Security in TCP/IP Hosts Using Dedicated Monitoring Applications

Rui Cardoso, Mario Freire, Networks and Multimedia Group, Institute of Telecommunications at Coimbra, Department of Informatics, University of Beira Interior, Portugal
Mobility/Roaming Parameters and constraints in a Service Level Agreement

Rima Tfaily Souayed1, Dominique Ga¨ıti1,2 and Guy Pujolle2
1 Universit´e de technologies de Troyes (UTT), France
2 Universit´e Pierre et Marie Curie, France
Dynamic Reconfiguration of IP Domain Middleware Stacks to Support Multicast Multimedia Distribution in a Heterogeneous Environment
Kevin Curran, Gerard Parr, Telecommunications & Distributed Systems Research Group, Northern Ireland Knowledge Engineering Laboratory, University of Ulster, UK
Proactive Network Diagnosis Model Using Fuzzy Logic in Mobile Agents and Remote Objects

Arnoldo Nunes da Silva1, Carlos Andr´e Guimar˜aes Ferraz2, Geber Lisboa Ramalho2, Jos´e Neuman de Souza3
1 National Network of Research - Federal University of Cear´a Campus do PICI, Brazil
2 Center of Informatics - Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil
3 Department of Computer Science - Federal University of Cear´a Campus do PICI, Brazil
IEEE IEEE ComSoc IFIP Queen's University of Belfast University of Evry, France