Tuesday, April 23, 1996

16:00-19:00 Conference Registration
19:00-21:30 Opening Reception

Wednesday, April 24, 1996

7:30-8:30 Breakfast Buffet
8:30-8:45 Introduction
    Workshop Chairs
    Hide Tokuda
Technical Sessions I "Networking"
Session Chair: Hiroshi Yasuda (NTT)
  • Should an Integrated-Services Internetwork be Connectionless or Connection-Oriented?
    Domenico Ferrari (Universita` Cattolica)
  • Retransmission-Based Error Control for Continuous Media Applications
    Christos Papadopoulos and Guru M. Parulkar (Washington University)
  • Decentralized End-to-End Scheduling for Continuous Multimedia
    J. Huang, Y. Wang, and D. Kenchammana-Hosekote (Honeywell Technology Center)
10:15-10:30 Break
Technical Sessions II "OS Support for Network Subsystems"
Session Chair: Domenico Ferrari (Universita` Cattolica)
  • Multimedia Network Subsystem Design
    See-Mong Tan, Willy S. Liao, and Roy H. Campbell (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  • Server Based Flow Control in A Distributed Continuous Media Server
    Gerald Neufeld, Dwight Makaroff, and Norman Hutchinson (University of British Columbia)
  • Native-Mode ATM in FreeBSD: Experiences and Performance
    A. Jain and S. Keshav (Bell Laboratories)
12:00-13:00 Lunch
Technical Sessions III "ATM"
Session Chair: Guru Parulkar (Washington University)
  • An Empirical Evaluation of Adaptive QOS Renegotiation in ATM networks
    K. Lakshman and Raj Yavatkar (University of Kentucky)
  • SEAM: Scalable and Efficient ATM Multipoint-to-Multipoint Multicasting
    Matthias Grossglauser (INRIA) and K. K. Ramakrishnan (Bell Laboratories)
  • ATM Virtual Studio Services
    Christian Breiteneder, Simon Gibbs, Wolfgang Heiden, Manfred Kaul, Karl Jonas, and Dirk Steinberg (German National Research Center for Information Technology)
14:30-15:00 Break
Technical Sessions IV "Congestion Control"
Session Chair: Norman Hutchinson (University of British Columbia)
  • Support for Compressed Video with Explicit Rate Congestion Control in ATM Networks
    K. K. Ramakrishnan, T. V. Lakshman, Partho Mishra (AT&T Bell Laboratories)
  • A Router-Based Congestion Control Scheme For Real-Time Continuous Media
    Mark Parris, Kevin Jeffay, Teny Talley, and F. Donelson Smith (University of North Carolina)
  • Why WFQ Is Not Good Enough For Integrated Services Networks
    Jon C.R. Bennett (FORE Systems) and Hui Zhang (Carnegie Mellon University)
16:30-17:00 Break
Work in progress Sessions "Multicasting, ATM, and Quality of Service"
Session Chair: Daniel Swinehart (Xerox PARC)
  • Multicast Protocol for Continuous media
    Yuko Onoe (NTT Information and Communication Systems Laboratories) and Hideyuki Tokuda (Keio University)
  • Admission Control Algorithms for Multicast Sessions with Multiple Streams
    Nachum Shacham and Hidetoshi Yokota (SRI International)
  • Improved performance for multi-party communication through advance reservations
    Amit Gupta (University of California Berkeley)
  • Transmission Characteristics of MPEG2 Encoded Super High Definition Images
    Katsuhiro ISHIMARU, Tetsurou FUJII, Tomoko SAWABE, Junji SUZUKI, and Sadayasu ONO (NTT Optical Network Systems Laboratories)
  • Design and Implementation of a Versatile Multimedia Network Interface and I/O Chip
    Zubin D. Dittia, Jerome R. Cox, Jr., and Guru M. Parulkar (Washington University in St. Louis)
  • A Practical and Economical Approach for Resource Allocation
    Fukiko Hidano (University of California Berkeley)
  • An Advanced Reservation-based Admission Control Algorithm for Video-On-Demand Server
    Sooncheol Kim and Yookun Cho (Seoul National University)
  • Discrete-Time Interval Based Predictor Algorithms for End-to-End Performance
    Girish Chiruvolu, Ken Christensen, and Ravi Sankar (University of South Florida)
  • Usage Parameter Control Support for Audio and Video Communications
    Guang-Liang LI (Academia Sinica)
  • Agora --- A Personalized Digital Newsfeed
    Eoin Hyden and Cormac J. Sreenan (Bell Laboratories)
19:00-20:30 Dinner

Thursday, April 25, 1996

7:30-8:30 Breakfast Buffet
Technical Sessions V "Video on Demand Servers"
Session Chair: Duane Northcutt (Sun Microsystems Laboratories)
  • The Tiger Video Fileserver
    William J. Bolosky and Michael B. Jones (Microsoft Research)
  • Video on Demond on the SB-PRAM
    Joerg Friedrich, Thomas Gruen and Joerg Keller (Universitaet des Saarlandes)
  • I/O Channel and Real-Time Disk Scheduling for Video Servers
    Shenze Chen and Manu Thapar (Hewlett-Packard Labs)
10:00-10:30 Break
Technical Sessions VI "Storage Architectures"
Session Chair: Mike Jones (Microsoft Research)
  • Video Pump Design for Interoperability with Set Top Units: The Case Against Small PDUs.
    Stephen Jacobs and Alexandros Eleftheriadis (Columbia University)
  • A Content Based Approach to VBR Video Source Modeling
    Paul Bocheck and Shih-Fu Chang (Columbia University)
  • On Evaluating the Cost-Performance Characteristics of Disk Storage Systems Supporting Continuos Media
    D. Venkatesh and T.D.C. Little (Boston University)
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-17:00 Excursion (To Kamakura)
17:30-18:30 PC Meeting
18:30-20:00 Banquet
Work in progress Sessions "Operating Systems Support"
Session Chair: Steve Pink (Swedish Institute of Computer Science)
  • Comparative Evaluation of Server-push and Client-pull Architectures
    Sriram S. Rao, Harrick M. Vin, and Ashis Tarafdar (University of Texas at Austin)
  • A Network Striped Storage System for Video on Demand
    Feng Shi (University of Cambridge)
  • Continuous Media Storage System supporting Constant Frame Rate with Variable Bit Rate Streams
    Tatsuo Nakajima and Hiroshi Tezuka (Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)
  • Effective Utilization of Disk Bandwidth for Supporting Video-On-Demand
    Yen-Jen Oyang, Chih-Yuan Cheng, Meng-Huang Lee, Fu-Ching Wang, and Chun-Hung Wen (National Taiwan University)
  • State-based Buffer-Cache Design for a Multimedia File System
    Thirumale N. Niranjan and Gerhard A. Schloss (State University of New York at Stony Brook)
  • QOS Translation and Session Coordination Technique for Multimedia Systems
    Nobuhiko NISHIO and Hideyuki TOKUDA (Keio University)
  • Memory and Disk Bandwidth Management in Video-on-Demand Servers
    Fu-Ching Wang, Chih-Yuan Cheng, Meng-Huang Lee, Chun-Hung Wen, Tzu-How Lin, Szu-Chi Wang, and Yen-Jen Oyang (National Taiwan University)
  • Soft Real-Time Handling Methods in a Soft Real-Time Framework
    Changpeng Fan (German National Research Center for Information Technology)
  • Load Balancing and VCR Functionalities Support via Subband Coding Techniques
    John C.S. Lui and K.W. Law (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
  • Guaranteeing the Execution of User-Level Real-Time Threads
    Shuichi Oikawa and Hideyuki Tokuda (Keio University)
  • Performance Evaluation of Extended X-Window System for Video Applications
    Seiji Tada (Hewlett-Packerd Japan)

Friday, April 26, 1996

7:30-8:30 Breakfast Buffet
Technical Sessions VII "QOS Control"
Session Chair: Kevin Jeffay (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
  • Q-Thread: A New Execution Model for Dynamic QOS Control of Continuous-Media Processing
    Kiyokuni KAWACHIYA (IBM Research Tokyo Research Laboratory) and Hideyuki TOKUDA (Keio University)
  • Timing Control of Stream Handlers in a Distributed Multi-Threaded Environment
    Tobias Helbig (University of Stuttgart)
  • Scalable Multimedia-On-Demand via World-Wide-Web (WWW) with QOS Guarantees
    Milind M. Buddhikot, Gurudatta M. Parulkar, and R. Gopal (Washington University)
10:00-10:30 Break
Technical Sessions VIII "Mobile environment and Real-Time Window Systems"
Session Chair: Hideyuki Tokuda (Keio University)
  • Handling Continuous Media in Mobile Computing Environment
    Akihiro Hokimoto and Tatsuo Nakajima (Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)
  • Soft State Header Compression for Wireless Networks
    Mikael Degermark (Lulea University) and Stephen Pink (Swedish Institute of Computer Science)
  • Quantitative Window System Engineering
    John E. Sasinowski and Jay K. Strosnider (Carnegie Mellon University)
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:30 Workshop ends

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