Sunday, May 18, 1997

16:00-19:00 Conference Registration
19:00-21:30 Informal Dinner ???

Monday, May 19, 1997

7:30-8:30 Breakfast Buffet
8:30-9:00 Introductions and Welcome
    Christopher I. Byrnes
    Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science
    Washington University
    Workshop Chairs
    Guru Parulkar
    John DeHart
Session I "Multimedia-on-Demand (MOD) Servers and Services"
Session Chair: TBD
  • Design and Implementation of Video Server for Mixed-rate Streams
    J. Nishikawa, I. Okabayashi, Y. Mori, S. Sasaki, M. Migita, Y. Obayashi, S. Furuya and K. Kaneko. Matsushita Electric Industrial Co.
  • Random RAIDs with Selective Exploitation of Redundancy for High Performance Video Servers
    Y. Birk. Technion - Israel Inst. of Technology.
  • Efficient Striping Techniques for Multimedia File Servers
    P. Shenoy, and H. Vin. University of Texas.
10:30-11:00 Break
Session II "Middleware for Multimedia Applications"
Session Chair: Steve McCanne
  • U of California, Berkeley contribution
  • Microsoft contribution
  • Intel contribution
12:30-13:30 Lunch
Session III "Networking"
Session Chair: TBD
  • A Comprehensive Multimedia Control Architecture for the Internet
    H. Schulzrinne. Columbia University.
  • Environments for Active Networks
    R. Sharma, S. Keshav, M. Wu and L. Wu. Cornell Univeristy.
  • WANDS: Wide-Area Network Delay Simulator
    M. Borella & A. Sears. DePaul University.
15:00-15:30 Break
Session IV "Operating System Optimizations"
Session Chair: TBD
  • Evaluation of Data Passing and Scheduling Avoidance
    J. Brustoloni and P. Steenkiste. Carnegie Mellon University.
  • User-Safe Devices for True End-to-End QoS
    I. Pratt. University of Cambridge.
  • A Fresh Approach to File System Quality of Service
    P. Barham. University of Cambridge.
17:00-18:00 Break
18:00-20:00 Banquet
20:00-21:00 PC/Planning Meeting

Tuesday, May 20, 1997

7:30-8:30 Breakfast Buffet
Session V "Mobility and Wireless"
Session Chair: TBD
  • Mobile Filters: Delivering Scaled Media to Mobile Devices
    A. Balachandran and A. Campbell
  • System Support for Mobile Multimedia Applications
    Inouye, Cen, Walpole
  • On Quality of Service in Mobile Wireless Networks
    M. Srivastava, P. Mishra
10:00-10:30 Break
Session VI "Multicast"
Session Chair: TBD
  • Layered Video Multicast with Retransmission (LVRM): Evaluation of Error Recovery Schemes
    X. Li and M. Ammar. Georgia Institute of Technology.
    S. Paul and P. Pancha. Bell Laboratories.
  • Thin Streams: An Architecture for Multicasting Layered Video
    L. Wu, R. Sharma and B. Smith. Cornell University.
  • Resilient Multicast Support for Continuous Media Applications
    R. Xu, A. Myers, H. Zhang, R. Yavatkar. Carnegie Mellon University and Intel.
12:00-13:00 Lunch
Session VII "Miscellaneous and Short Paper Session"
Session Chair: TBD
  • Service Aggregation Through Rate Adaptation Using a Single Storage Format
    Krishnan and Little
  • Practical Experience with a Smoothing Algorithm for Video Streaming
    F. Miller, X. Mei, T. Lam, K. Zhang, and S. Tripathi. University of Maryland.
  • A Virtual Network Service for Integrated-Services Internetworks
    L. Delgrossi and Domenico Ferrari. Unversita Cattolica.
  • Randomized Token Buckets: Reducing the Buffers Required in Multiplexors
    J. A. Fingerhut and G. Varghese. Washington University.
15:00-16:30 Break
16:30-23:59 Excursion (To Cardinals Baseball Game)

Wednesday, May 21, 1997

8:00-9:00 Breakfast Buffet
Session VIII "Smoothing, Scaling, etc on Endsystems"
Session Chair: TBD
  • The Performance of Two Dimensional Media Scaling for Internet Videoconferencing: Experiments with ProShare(TM) on the Internet
    P. Nee, K. Jeffay and G. Danneels. University of North Carolina.
  • Online Smoothing of Live, Variable-Bit-Rate Video
    J. Rexford. AT&T Research Laboratories.
    S. Sen, K. Dey, J. Kurose, J. Stankovic, D. Towsley. University of Massachusetts.
    W. Feng. Ohio State University.
  • Adaptive Middleware for Mobile Multimedia Applications
    G. Blair, G. Coulson, N. Davies, P. Robin and T. Fitzpatrick.Lancaster University.
10:30-11:00 Break
Session IX "Networking: Packet Scheduling, Integrated Service"
Session Chair: TBD
  • Fair Airport Scheduling Algorithms
    P. Goyal and H. Vin. University of Texas.
  • Hierarchical Relative Error Scheduler: An Efficient Traffic Shaper for Packet Switching Networks
    A. Charny. Digital Electric Company.
  • Understanding TCP Dynamics in an Integrated Services Internet
    W. Feng, D. Kandlur, D. Saha and K. Shin. IBM.
12:30-13:30 Lunch
Workshop ends