[e2e] call for participation: IFIP WG7.3 Performance 202

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                           Call For Participation
                     IFIP WG7.3 International Symposium on
             Computer Performance Modeling, Measurement and Evaluation

                                Rome, Italy
                          September 23 - 27, 2002

The IFIP WG7.3 International Symposium on Computer Performance 
Modeling, Measurement and Evaluation will be held in Rome, Italy on 
September 23-27, 2002.  The tutorials will be held on Sept 23 and 24, 2002.

The advance program, hotel and conference registration forms, 
tutorials, STUDENT TRAVEL SUPPORT can be found on the following web page:


**********Student Travel Grant: ************
A number of student grants will be available. The grants will 
cover the registration fees of the conference and of the tutorials. 
Full time students can apply for a grant by sending an application, 
in Postscript or PDF format, to grants at perf2002.uniroma2.it 
no later than July 15, 2002.
Applications, not exceeding 3 pages, should include a 
cv and a brief description of the research interests of the applicants.

Deadline for early conference registration:  on or before July 25, 2002

Hotel reservation: on or before July 30, 2002.  

Papers for the Technical Program:

Output Models of MAP/PH/1(/K) Queues for an Efficient Network Decomposition
Armin Heindl, Miklos Telek

Second Order Stochastic Fluid Models with Fluid Dependent Flow Rates
Dongyan Chen, Yiguang Hong, Kishor S. Trivedi

Solving Dimensioning Tasks for Proportionally Fair Networks 
Carrying Elastic Traffic
Pal Nilsson, Michal Pioro

Non-Cooperative Routing in Loss Networks
Eitan Altman, Rachid El Azouzi, Vyacheslav Abramov

Service Differentiation for Delay-Sensitive Applications: An Optimisation-Based Approach
Peter Key, Larent Massoulie, Jonathan K. Shapiro

Forwarders vs. Centralized Server: An Evaluation of Two Approaches for Locating Mobile Agents
Sara Alouf, Fabrice Huet, Philippe Nain

User-level performance of elastic traffic in integrated-services networks
S.C. Borst, R. Nunez-Queija, M.J.G. van Uitert

Analysis of Two Competing TCP/IP Connections
E. Altman, T. Jimenez, R. Nunez-Queija

Asymptotic Convergence of Scheduling Policies with respect to Slowdown
Mor Harchol-Balter, Karl Sigman, Adam Wierman

Insensitivity in processor-sharing networks
T. Bonald, A. Proutiere

Worst Case Burstiness Increase due to FIFO
Vicent Cholvi, Juan Echague, Jean-Yves Le Boudec

An Iterative Bounding Method for Stochastic Automata Networks
Peter Buchholz

A Closed Form Formula for Long-Lived TCP Connections Throughput
Augustin Chaintreau, Danny De Vleeschauwer

The Combined Gated-Exhaustive Vacation System in Discrete-time
Dieter Fiems, Stijn De Vuyst, Herwig Bruneel

A MAP-based Poisson cluster model for Web traffic
Guy Latouche, Marie-Ange Remiche

Open-loop Video Distribution with Support of VCR Functionality
Ernst W. Biersack, Alain Jean-Marie, Philippe Nain

A Case Study of Web Server Benchmarking Using Parallel WAN Emulation
R. Simmonds, C. Williamson, M. Arlitt, R. Bradford, B. Unger

Multi-path Continuous Media Streaming: What are the Benefits?
L. Golubchik, J.C.S. Lui, T.F. Tung, A.H.H. Chow, W.J. Lee, G. Franceschinis, C. Anglano

A mean-field model for multiple TCP connections through a buffer
Francois Baccelli, David McDonald, Julien Reynier

Continuous-time Hidden Markov Models for Network Performance Evaluation
Wei Wei, Bing Wang, Donald Towsley

Capturing the spatio-temporal behavior of real traffic data
Mengzhi Wang, Anastassia Ailamaki, Christos Faloutsos

Direct Measurement Versus Indirect Inference for Determining Network Internal Delays
Kostas G. Anagnostakis, Michael B. Greenwald

A Comparative Performance Analysis of Reliable Group Rekey Transport Protocols for Secure Multicast
Sanjeev Setia, Sencun Zhu, Sushil Jajodia

Comparison of Inter-Area Rekeying Algorithms
Chun Zhang, Brian Decleene, Jim Kurose, Don Towsley

Shared Cache Architecture for Decision Support Systems
Michel Dubois, Jaeheon Jeong, Ashwini Nanda

Response Times in a Two-Node Queueing Network with Feedback
R.D. van der Mei, B.M.M. Gijsen, N. in `t Veld, J.L. van den Berg

G-Networks with Resets
Erol Gelenbe, Jean-Michel Fourneau

Asymptotic shape of the Erlang capacity region of a multi-service shared resource
John A. Morrison, Debasis Mitra

Calculating Mean Throughputs in a multi-service system supporting Elastic and Rate Adaptive Traffic
Sandor Racz, Balazs Peter Gero, Gabor Fodor

Delimiting the Range of Effectiveness of Scalable On-Demand Streaming
Haonan Tan, Derek Eager, Mary Vernon 


Tutorials :
please refer to http://perf2002.uniroma2.it/tutorials_program.html


General Chair:    Salvatore Tucci, University of Roma "Tor Vergata" (tucci at torvergata.it)

Pogram Chairs:
       Lorenzo Donatiello, University of Bologna (donat at cs.unibo.it)
       Mark Squillante, IBM Research Lab (mss at watson.ibm.com)
       Don Towsley, University of Massachusetts (towsley at cs.umass.edu)

Tutorial Chair: Maria Carla Calzarossa, University of Pavia (mcc at alice.unipv.it)

Corporate sponsors:
       *  Wind                               *  Microsoft Italia 
       *  IBM Italia                         *  Banca di Roma  
       *  Nova Systems Roma                  *  Promozione Castelli Romani  
       *  Bnl Multiservizi  
       *  Universit degli Studi di Roma ''Tor Vergata'' 
       *  Associazione Italiana per l'Informatica ed il Calcolo Automatico  

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