DS-RT 2008 Technical Program


Sunday, October 26, 2008

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Distributed Simulation on the Grid

Prof. Stephen John Turner

Monday, October 27, 2008

8:45 am - 9:00 am


9:00 am - 10:00 am


Distributed Simulation on the Grid: Opportunities and Challenges

Prof. John Turner


10:00 am - 10:50 am

Session 2: Grid and Web Services


A Grid-Inspired Mechanism for Coarse-grained Experiment Execution

Stefan Leye, Jan Himmelspach, Matthias Jeschke, Roland Ewald, and Adelinde M. Uhrmacher


Web-Based Distributed Simulations Visualization and Control With HLA and Web Services

Azzedine Boukerche, Fabo M. Iwasaki, Regina B. Araujo, and Ednaldo B. Pizzolato

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


11:20 am - 1:00 pm

Session 3: Interest Management and Group Communication

A Dynamic Area of Interest Management and Collaboration Model for P2P MMOGs

Dewan Tanwir Ahmed and Shervin Shirmohammadi


A3: a Novel Interest Management Algorithm for Distributed Simulations of MMOGs

Carlos Eduardo Benevides, Fabio Reis Cecin, and Claudio Fernando Resin Geyer


Load Skew in Cell-Based Interest Management Systems

Georgios Theodoropoulos, and Rob Minson


Evaluating Large Scale Distributed Simulation of P2P Networks

Tien Tuan Anh Dinh, Georgios Theodoropoulos, and Rob Minson


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


2:30 pm - 3:50 pm

Poster and Demo Session


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

4:20 pm - 6:00 pm

Session 4: Scheduling and Load Balancing

An Efficient Dynamic Load Balancing Scheme for Distributed Simulations on a Grid Infrastructure

Elie El Ajaltouni, Azzedine Boukerche, and Ming Zhang


Observability Checking to Enhance Diagnosis of Real Time Electronic Systems

Manel Khlif and Mohamed Shawky


An Adaptive Energy-Conserving Strategy for Parallel Disk Systems

Mais Nijim, Adam Manzanares, and Xiao Qin


Stochastic Analysis of Expected Schedulability for Real-Time Tasks on a Single Computing System

Wei Li, Gaocai Wang, and Wei Zhao


Tuesday, October 28, 2007

8:45 am - 9:45 am


e-Merging Realities

Prof. Thomas A. Furness

9:45 am - 11:00 am

Session 6: Collaborative Virtual Environments

Network-Aware Server Placement for Highly Interactive Distributed Virtual Environments

Duong Ta, Suiping Zhou, Wentong Cai, Xueyan Tang, and Rassul Ayani


MediVol: An Initial Study into Real-time, Interactive 3D Visualisation of Soft Tissue Pathologies

Rob Aspin, Matt Smith, Charles Hurtchinson, and Len Funk


Communicating Eye Gaze across a Distance without Rooting Participants to the Spot

Robin Wolff, Dave Roberts, Alessio Murgia, Norman Murray, John Rae, Will Steptoe, Anthony Steed, and Paul Sharkey


Effects of Group Synchronization Control in Networked Virtual Environments with Avatars

Kazuki Hosoya, Yutaka Ishibashi, Shinji Sugawara, and Kostas E. Psannis


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

11:20 am - 1:00 pm

Session 7: Optimistic Simulation

Lightweight Time Warp - A Novel Protocol for Parallel Optimistic Simulation of Large-Scale DEVS and Cell-DEVS Models

Qi Liu and Gabriel Wainer

A Bounded-optimistic, Parallel Beta-binders Simulator

Stefen Leye, Adelinde M. Uhrmacher, and Corrado Priami


Optimistic Parallel Simulation over Public Resource-Computing Infrastructures and Desktop Grids

Alfred Park and Richard Fujimoto


Controlling Bias in Optimistic Simulations with Space Uncertain Events

Valerio Gheri, Giovanni Castellari, and Francesco Quaglia


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

2:30 pm - 3:50 pm

Session 8: P2P Networks

An Efficient Time Management Scheme for Large-Scale Distributed Simulation Based on JXTA Peer-to-Peer Network

Azzedine Boukerche, Ming Zhang, and Hengheng Xie


Modeling System Security Rules with Time Constraints Using Timed Extended Finite State Machines

Wissam Mallouli, Amel Mammar, and Ana Rosa Cavalli


Evaluating ALPHAN with Multi-User Collaboration

Hussein Al Osman, Mohamad Eid, and Abdulmotaleb El Saddik


A SIP based P2P Architecture for Social Networking Multimedia

Rabih Dagher, Cristian Gadea, Bogdan Ionescu, Dan Ionescu, and Robin Tropper


Design of Application-specific Incentives in P2P Networks

Andrew Roczniak, Abdulmotaleb El Saddik, and Ross Kouhi

Session 9: Simulation

Simulating The Potential Savings Of Implicit Energy Management On A City Scale

Doris Zachhuber, Jakob Doppler, Alois Ferscha, Cornel Klein, and Jelena Mitic


Simulation Driven Experiment Control in Driver Assistance Assessment

Andreas Riener and Alois Ferscha


Optimized Federate Migration for Large-Scale HLA-Based Simulations

Azzedine Boukerche and Robson Eduardo De Grande



Simulation-Based Performance Comparison of VANETs Backbone Formation Algorithms

Khalid Almahorg and Otman Basir

Wednesday, October 29, 2007

9:00 am - 10:40 am

Session 10: Applications

A Method for Generating Synthetic Air Tracks

James Nutaro, Stephanie Jarboe, Bernard Zeigler, and Dale Fulton


A Tool For Replay And Analysis of Gaze-Enhanced Multiparty Sessions Captured in Immersive Collaborative Environments

Alessio Murgia, Robin Wolff, William Steptoe, Paul Sharkey, David Roberts, Estefania Guimaraes, Anthony Steed, and John Rae


The Test and Training Enabling Architecture (TENA) - Supporting the Distributed Development of Distributed Applications

J. Russell Noseworthy


Error Control Based on Importance in a Remote Haptic Calligraphy System

Yutaka Ishibashi, Youichi Kurokawa, and Shinji Sugawara

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

11:10 am - 12:50 pm

Session 11: Special Session on DEVS
  Chair Ming Zhang, University of Ottawa, Canada

Performance Improvement Using Parallel Simulation Protocol and Time Warp for DEVS Based Applications

Yi Sun and James Nutaro


Design of A QoS-Aware Service Composition and Management System in Peer-to-Peer Network Aided by DEVS

Hengheng Xie, Azzedine Boukerche, Ming Zhang and Bernard P. Zeigler


A .NET Remoting-Based Distributed Simulation Approach for DEVS and Cell-DEVS Models

Bo Feng and Gabriel Wainer


Interfacing and Coordination for a DEVS Simulation Protocol Standard

Khaldoon Al-Zoubi and Gabriel Wainer


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

4:20 pm - 6:00 pm

12:50 pm - 1:00 pm

Closing Remarks

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