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The 14th ACM International Workshop on Network and Operating Systems Support for Digital Audio and Video

Conference Program

The technical sessions of NOSSDAV 2004 will be broadcast live over the Internet using End System Multicast (ESM) developed at Carnegie Mellon University. Please click here and follow the watch link to tune in.
Day AM/PM Agenda
Wed. June 16th 7:00-9:00 PM


Reception in Kinsale Brewing Company
1st Day
Thur. June 17th
9:00-9:15 AM

Welcome Remarks

Venkat Padmanabhan & Cormac Sreenan
NOSSDAV 2004 Co-Chairs
9:15-10:30 AM

Keynote Address

Bill Weihl, CTO Akamai
10:30-11:00 AM


11:00 AM-12:30 PM


Session Chair: Liam Murphy, University College Dublin

Scalable Resilient Media Streaming
Suman Banerjee (University of Wisconsin-Madison),
Seungjoon Lee (University of Maryland at College Park),
Ryan Braud (University of Maryland),
Samrat Bhattacharjee (University of Maryland at College Park),
Aravind Srinivasan (University of Maryland)

Considering Altruism in Peer-to-Peer Internet Streaming Broadcast
Yang-hua Chu (Carnegie Mellon University),
Hui Zhang (Carnegie Mellon University)

An Adaptive Multiple Retransmission Technique for Continuous Media Streams
Rishi Sinha (University of Southern California),
Christos Papadopoulos (University of Southern California)

Comparison of Delivery Architectures for Immersive Audio in Crowded Networked Games
Paul Boustead (Telecommunications and Information Technology Research
Institute, University of Wollongong),
Farzad Safaei (Telecommunications and Information Technology Research
Institute,University of Wollongong)
12:30-2:00 PM


2:00-3:50 PM

Overlay Networking

Session Chair: Dan Rubenstein, Columbia University

Managing a portfolio of overlay paths
Daria Antonova (Northeastern University),
Arvind Krishnamurthy (Yale University),
Zheng Ma (Yale University),
Ravi Sundaram (Northeastern University)

Passive Inference of Path Correlation
Lili Wang (University of Kentucky),
James Griffioen (University of Kentucky),
Ken Calvert (University of Kentucky),
Sherlia Yunxi Shi (University of Kentucky)

A Framework for Architecting Peer-to-Peer Receiver-driven Overlays
Reza Rejaie (University of Oregon),
Shad Stafford (University of Oregon)

Efficient and Flexible Parallel Retrieval using Priority Encoded Transmission
Ramaprabhu Janakiraman (Washington University in St. Louis),
Lihao Xu (Washington University in St. Louis)

Connectivity Restrictions in Overlay Multicast
Aditya Ganjam (Carnegie Mellon University),
Hui Zhang (Carnegie Mellon University
3:50-4:20 PM


4:20-5:30 PM

Wireless and Mobility

Session Chair: Dirk Pesch, Cork Institute of Technology

Client-Centered Energy Savings for Concurrent HTTP Connections
Haijin Yan (University of Georgia),
Rupa Krishnan (University of Georgia),
Scott Watterson (University of Georgia),
David Lowenthal (University of Georgia)

Energy-aware Video Streaming with QoS Control for Portable Computing Devices
Morihiko Tamai (Nara Institute of Science and Technology),
Tao Sun (Nara Institute of Science and Technology),
Keiichi Yasumoto (Nara Institute of Science and Technology),
Naoki Shibata (Shiga University),
Minoru Ito (Nara Institute of Science and Technology)

A Time Series-based Approach for Power Management in Mobile Processors and Disks
Xiaotao Liu (University of Massachusetts, Amherst),
Prashant Shenoy (University of Massachusetts at Amherst),
Weibo Gong (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
7:00-11:00 PM

Workshop Banquet

2nd Day
Fri. June 18th
9:00-10:30 AM

Congestion Control and Scheduling

Session Chair: Venkat Padmanabhan, Microsoft Research

Media-Friendliness of a Slowly-Responsive Congestion Control Protocol
Zhiheng Wang (Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor),
Sujata Banerjee (HP Laboratories),
Sugih Jamin (University of Michigan)

Oscillations and Buffer Overflows in Video Streaming under NonNegligible Queuing Delay
Yueping Zhang (Texas A&M University),
Dmitri Loguinov (Texas A&M University)

Measurements of the Congestion Responsiveness of Windows Streaming Media
James Nichols (WPI),
Mark Claypool (Worcester Polytechnic Institute),
Robert Kinicki (Worcester Polytechnic Institute),
Mingzhe Li (WPI)

Reduced State Fair Queuing for Edge and Core Routers
Ramana Rao Kompella (University of California, San Diego),
George Varghese (University of California at San Diego
10:30-11:00 AM


11:00 AM-12:30 PM


Panel Title: Wireless Multimedia: Hype and Reality
Moderator: Hui Zhang, Carnegie Mellon University

Victor Bahl, Microsoft Research
Gisli Hjalmtysson, Reykjavik University
Sugih Jamin, University of Michigan
Geoffrey Xie, Naval Postgraduate School
12:30-2:00 PM


2:00-3:30 PM


Session Chair: Kevin Jeffay, University of North Carolina

Desktop Scheduling: How Can We Know What the User Wants?
Yoav Etsion (The Hebrew University),
Dan Tsafrir (The Hebrew University),
Dror G. Feitelson (The Hebrew University)

AMPS: A Flexible, Scalable Proxy Testbed for Implementing Streaming Services
Xiaolan Zhang (University of Massachusetts, Amherst),
Michael Bradshaw (University of Massachusetts),
Yang Guo (The MathWorks),
Bing Wang (University of Massachusetts, Amherst),
James F. Kurose (University of Massachusetts at Amherst),
Prashant Shenoy (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)

A Fully Automated Fault-tolerant System for Distributed Video Processing and Off-site Replication
George Kola (University of Wisconsin Madison),
Tevfik Kosar (University of Wisconsin Madison),
Miron Livny (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Distributed Server Replication in Large Scale Networks
Bong-jun Ko (Columbia University),
Dan Rubenstein (Columbia University


3:30-4:00 PM


4:00-5:30 PM


Session Chair: Prashant Shenoy, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Low Latency and Cheat-Proof Event Ordering for Peer-to-Peer Games
Chris GauthierDickey (University of Oregon),
Daniel Zappala (University of Oregon),
Virginia Lo (University of Oregon),
James Marr (University of Oregon)

Analysis of State Exposure Control to Prevent Cheating in Online Games
Kang Li (University of Georgia),
Shanshan Ding (University of Georgia),
Doug McCreary (University of Georgia)

The Effects of Latency on Online Madden NFL Football
James Nichols (WPI),
Mark Claypool (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)

Adaptive Server Selection for Large-scale Interactive Online Games
Lee, Kang-won (IBM),
Bong-jun Ko (Columbia University),
Seraphin Calo (IBM T J Watson Research Center)
5:30-5:40 PM

Concluding Remarks