NOSSDAV99 Sessions
June 23-25, 1999
AT&T Learning Center, Basking Ridge NJ

Wednesday, June 23, 1999
8:55 am - 9:00 am Introductions and Welcome
Chuck Kalmanek, AT&T Labs
9:00 am - 10:00 am Quality of Service 1

Quality of Service Support for Legacy Applications
Jose Brustoloni, Eran Gabber, Abraham Silberschatz (Lucent Technologies)

Scheduling CBR Flows: FIFO or Fair Queueing
Jasleen Sahni (U.Texas), Pawan Goyal (Ensim), Harrick Vin (U.Texas)

10:30 am - 12:00 pm Multicast 1 

Stability and Fairness in Layered Multicast
Raman Gopalakrishnan (AT&T Labs), Jim Griffioen (U. Kentucky), Gisli Hjalmtysson, Cormac Sreenan (AT&T Labs)

MHealth:A Real-time Multicast Tree Visualization and Monitoring Tool
David Makofske, Kevin Almeroth (U. California - Santa Barbara)

QoS Extension to the Core Based Tree Protocol
Hwan-Ying Tyan, Jennifer Hou, Bin Wang (Ohio State), Yao-Min Chen (Fujitsu Research)

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Pricing 

Service Differentiation: Congestion Pricing, Brokers and Bandwidth Futures
Peter Key (Microsoft Research)

RNAP: A Resource Negotiation and Pricing Protocol
Xin Wang, Henning Schulzrinne (Columbia University)

Paris Metro Pricing: The Minimalist Differentiated Services Solution 
Andrew Odlyzko (AT&T Labs)

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Multicast 2 

Inter-Receiver Fair Multicast Communication over the Internet
Tianji Jiang, Ellen Zegura, Mostafa Ammar (Georgia Tech)

Architectural Issues for Multicast Congestion Control
Anindya Basu, Jamal Golestani (Lucent Technologies)

Distrust and Privacy: Axioms for Multicast Congestion Control
Nick Duffield, Matthias Grossglauser, K.K. Ramakrishnan (AT&T Labs)

Thursday, June 24,1999
8:00 am-10:00 am Rate and Congestion Control 

A Model-based TCP Friendly Rate Control 
Jitendra Padhye, Jim Kurose, Don Towsley (U. Mass), Rajeev Koodli (Nokia Research)

Design Considerations for Rate Control of Aggregated TCP Connections 
Ashish Mehra, Renu Tewari, Dilip Kandlur (IBM Research)

Connection Sharing in an Ad Hoc Wireless network among Collaborating Hosts 
Maria Papadopouli, Henning Schulzrinne (Columbia University)

Coordinated Congestion Management and Bandwidth Sharing for Heterogeneous Data Streams 
Venkata Padmanabhan (Microsoft Research)

10:30 am -11:30 am Quality of Service 2 

Quality of Service Routing for Best-effort Flows
Pawan Goyal (Ensim), Gisli Hjalmtysson (AT&T Labs)

How Elastic are Real Applications?
Rolf Neugebauer (U. Glasgow)

Diffserv's Assured Forwarding PHB: What Assurance does the Customer Have?
Biswajit Nandi, Nabil Seddigh, Peter Pieda (Nortel Networks)

12:30 pm -1:30 pm Systems 

Hardware and Software Architecture of a Packet Telephony Appliance
Mike Chan, Chuck Cranor, Raman Gopalakrishnan, Peter Onufryk, Larry Ruedesueli, Cormac Sreenan, Eric Wagner (AT&T Labs)

Gated Compression: An Application-Specific Technique for High Degrees of Video Compression
Duane Northcutt, James Hanko (Sun Labs)

Friday, June 25, 1999
9:00 am -10:30 am Potpourri: Disk Subsystems and Architectures

Placement of VBR Video Data on MZR Disks 
Jisun Kang, Heon Yeom (Seoul National Univ)

Portable and Adaptive Specifications of Disk Bandwidth Quality of Service 
Stephen Childs (Univ. of Cambridge)

MarconiNet: An Architecture for Internet Radio and TV Networks 
Ashutosh Dutta, Henning Schulzrinne (Columbia University)

Design Considerations for Integrated Proxy Servers 
Sambit Sahu, Prashant Shenoy, Don Towsley (U. Mass)

11:00 am -12:30 pm Streaming 

Trace-Adaptive Fragmentation for Periodic Broadcast of VBR Video 
Fulu Li, Ioanis Nikolaidis (U. Alberta)

Optimal Patching Schemes for Efficient Multimedia Streaming 
Subhabrata Sen (U. Mass), Lixin Gao (Smith College), Jennifer Rexford (AT&T Labs), Don Towsley (U. Mass)

Utility-Aware Network Adaptation for MPEG-4 
Ray Liao, Paul Bocheck, Andrew Campbell, Shih-Fu Chang (Columbia University)