DS-RT 2007 Technical Program


Monday, October 22, 2007

8:45 am - 9:00 am


9:00 am - 10:00 am

Session 1 (Keynote Speaker): Prof. Alois Ferscha

Title: Spatial Awareness of Digital Artefacts

10:00 am - 10:50 am

Session 2: Collision Detection


An Extensible Collision Avoidance Model for Realistic Self-Driven Autonomous Agents

Wee Lit Koh, and Suiping Zhou


Collision Detection and Force Response in Highly-Detailed Point-Based Hapto-Visual Virtual Environments

Naim R. El-Far, Nicolas D. Georganas and Abdulmotaleb El Saddik

10:50 am - 11:20 am: Coffee Break

11:20 am - 1:00 pm

Session 3: Interest Management and Group Communication

Improving Performance in MMOGs Using Entity Types

Dewan Ahmed, Shervin Shirmohammadi, and Jauvane Oliveira


A Visibility-Driven Approach to Managing Interest in Collaborative Virtual Environments with Dynamic Load Balancing

Ihab Kazem, Shervin Shirmohammadi, Dewan Ahmed and Madeh El- Badaoui


An Evaluation of Push-Pull Algorithms in Support of Cell-Based Interest Management

Robert Minson and  Georgios Theodoropoulos


An Adaptive Resource Allocation Scheme for DDM-based Large-scale Distributed Simulation

Azzedine Boukerche and Yunfeng Gu


1:00 pm- 2:30 pm: Lunch Break

2:30 pm - 3:50 pm

Session 4: Poster and Work in Progress Session


3:50 pm - 4:20 pm: Coffee Break

4:20 pm - 6:00 pm

Session 5: Scheduling and Load Balancing

Exploiting the Concept of Activity for Dynamic Reconfiguration of Distributed Simulation

Ming zhang, Bernard Zeigler and Azzedine Boukerche


Real-time Task Scheduling Using Extended Overloading Technique for Multiprocessor Systems

Wei Sun


High Performance Load Balancing Scheme for Real-time RTI-Based Distributed Simulations

Azzedine Boukerche and Ahmad Shadid


Federate Migration in a Service Oriented HLA RTI

Zengxiang Li, Wentong Cai, Stephen John Turner and Ke Pan



Tuesday, October 23, 2007

8:45 am – 9:45 am

Session 6 (Keynote Speaker): Dr. Hannes Kaufmann

Distributed Virtual Reality in Education

9:45 am – 11:00 am

Session 7: Grid and Web Services

Semantic Web Service Architecture for Simulation Model Reuse

David Bell, Navonil Mustafee, Sergio de Cesare, Mark Lycett, and Simon Taylor


A Grammar-Based Web Service Enabling Multi-domain Distributed Interoperation of Command/Control and Simulation Systems

J. Mark Pullen, Krishna Makineni and Priscilla McAndrews


A Rule-based Approach to Syntactic and Semantic

Composition of BOMs

Farshad Moradi and Rassul Ayani


11:00 am - 11:20 am: Coffee Break

11:20 am - 1:00 pm

Session 8: Applications

A Grid Enabled Problem Solving Environment for Monte Carlo Matlab Simulations

Theodoros Athanaileas, George Tsoulos and Dimitra Kaklamani


Using On-line Simulation for Adaptive Path Planning of UAVs

Farzad Kamrani and Rassul Ayani


Evaluation of a Large Scale Ubiquitous System Model through Peer-to-Peer Protocol Simulation

Jorge Barbosa, Rodrigo Hahn, Daniel Bonatto, Fábio Cecin and Cláudio Geyer


Federated Agent-based modeling and simulation approach to study interdependecies in IT critical infrastructure

Emiliano Casalicchio, Emanuele Galli, and Salvatore Tucci


1:00 pm- 2:30 pm: Lunch Break

2:30 pm - 3:50 pm

Session 9: Panel Session

3:50 pm - 4:20 pm: Coffee Break

4:20 pm - 6:00 pm

Session 10: Collaborative Virtual Environments

A Conceptual Framework for Modelling Crowd Behaviour

Priya Dey and David Roberts


Design and Implementation of Tele-mentoring over Internet

Jilin Zhou, Xiaojun Shen, Abdulmotaleb El Saddik and Nicolas D. Georganas


Effect of Navigation Task on Content Remembering: The Case of Occasional User’s in Restricted, Cave-like Virtual Environment

Tarja Tiainen, Asko Ellman, Taina Kaapu and David Roberts


Augmenting the CAVE: An initial study into close focused, inward looking, exploration in IPT systems

Rob Aspin



Wednesday, October 24, 2007

9:00 am - 10:40 am

Session 11: Time Management

A Lightweight Heuristic-based Mechanism for Collecting Committed Consistent Global States in Optimistic Simulation

Diego Cucuzzo, Stefano D'Alessio and Francesco Quaglia


High Performance Road Traffic Simulation Based on Dynamic Time Step Synchronization Method

Atsuo Ozaki, Kazutaka Matsushita, Masashi Shiraishi, Shusuke Watanabe and Masakazu Furuichi


Efficient Analysis of Simultaneous Events in Distributed Simulation

Patrick Peschlow and  Peter Martini


Deterministic Simulation of Hybrid Flow Components

Fernando Barros


10:40 am - 11:10 am: Coffee Break

11:10 am - 12:50 pm

Session 12: Network Simulation

QoS Proxy Architecture for Real Time RPC with Traffic Prediction

Pedro Northon Nobile, Roberto Ferreira Lopes, Célio Estevan Moron and Luís Carlos Trevelin


Detailed Simulation of Large-Scale Wireless Networks

Michele Bracuto and Gabriele D'Angelo


Performance Evaluation of the ROSENET Network Emulation System

Yan Gu and Richard Fujimoto


Towards Ambient Community Services

Konstantinos Demestichas, Evgenia Adamopoulou, Michael Theologou, Christos Desiniotis and John Markoulidakis


12:50 pm - 1:00 pm

Closing Remarks

1:00 pm - 2:10 pm: Lunch Break