Sunday, 25th October 2009


14:00 – 17:30: DS-RT 2009 Tutorial

Introduction to Simulations on GPUs

Kalyan Perumalla, Oak Ridge National Laboratory


Monday, 26th October 2009


9:00 – 9:15: Opening

Stephen J Turner, David Roberts, Wentong Cai, and Abdulmotaleb El Saddik


9:15 – 10:15: Session 1 Keynote 1

Session Chair: Wentong Cai

Switching to High Gear: Opportunities for Grand-scale Real-time Simulations

Kalyan Perumalla, Oak Ridge National Laboratory


10:15 – 10:45: Coffee Break


10:45 – 11:45: Session 2 Disaster Management

Session Chair: Michael Lees

On the Efficiency of LifeBelt Based Crowd Evacuation

Alois FerschaKashif Zia

An Aspect-Oriented Approach for Disaster Prevention Simulation Workflows on Supercomputers, Clusters, and Grids

Tudor B. Ionescu, Andreas Piater, Walter ScheuermannEckart Laurien and Alexandru Iosup.


11:45 – 13:15: Lunch


13:15 – 15:00: Session 3 Poster Session

Session Chair: Emanuele Galli


15:00 – 15:30: Coffee Break


15:30 – 17:30: Session 4 Performance and Interest Management

Session Chair: Mark Pullen

Benchmarking Memory Management Capabilities within ROOT-Sim

Roberto Vitali, Alessandro Pellegrini, and Francesco Quaglia

Synchronised Range Queries

Vinoth Suryanaryanan, Georgios Theodoropoulos and Rob Minson

Multi-User Gaming on the Grid Using a Service Oriented HLA RTI

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

An Approach for Parallel Interest Matching in Distributed Virtual Environments

Elvis S. Liu and Georgios K. Theodoropoulos


18:30 – 21:00: Conference Reception




Tuesday, 27th October 2009


9:00 - 10:00: Session 5 Keynote 2

Session Chair: David Robert


Latency and User Performance in Virtual Environments and Augmented

Reality Stephen R. Ellis, NASA Ames Research Center


10:00 – 10:30: Coffee Break


10:30 – 12:00: Session 6 Virtual Reality

Session Chair: Azzedine Boukerche

Medivol: A Practical Initial Evaluation of Refined, 3D, Interactive Volumetric Representations of Soft Tissue Pathologies in Virtual Environments

Rob Aspin, Matt Smith, Mohamed Nazar, Charles Hutchinson and Len Funk

Human Flesh Saerch Model Incoporating Network Expansion and GOSSIP with Feedback 

Bing Wang, Bonan Hou,Yiping Yao and Laibin Yan


Comparing the End to End Latency of an Immersive Collaborative Environment and a Video Conference

David Roberts, Toby Duckworth, Carl Moore, Robin Wolff and John O'hare


12:00 – 13:30: Lunch


13:30 – 15:30: Session 7 Consistency and Latency

Session Chair: Alois Ferscha

Scenario-based Diameter-bounded Algorithm for Cluster Creation and Management in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

V. S. Anitha and M. P. Sebastian

Joint Hierarchical Nodes Based User Management (JoHNUM) Infrastructure for the Development of Scalable and Consistent Virtual Worlds,

Umar Faroo and John Glauert

DCS: A Distributed Coordinate System for Network Positioning

Negar Hariri, Jafar HabibiShervin Shirmohammadi and Behnoosh Hariri

Exploring an Information Framework for Consistency Maintenance in Distributed Interactive Applications

Xin Zhang, Tom‡s Ward, and SŽamus Mcloone


15:30 – 16:00: Coffee Break


16:00 – 17:30: Session 8 Interoperability and Composibility

Session Chair: Georgios Theodoropoulos


Interpreted Web Services as a Tool for Development of Command and Control

Interoperability with Simulations

J. Mark Pullen, Douglas Corner, Samuel Singapogu and Priscilla McAndrews

Statemachine Matching in BOM Based Model Composition

Imran Mahmood, Rassul Ayani, Vladimir Vlassov and Farshad Moradi

DEVS/SOA: Towards DEVS Interoperability in Distributed M&S

Alejandro Moreno, JosŽ L. Risco-Mart’n, Eva Besada, Saurabh Mittal and Joaqu’n Aranda


18:30 – 21:00: Conference Dinner


Wednesday, 28th October 2009


9:00 – 10:00: Session 9 Simulation Studies

Session Chair: Kalyan Perumalla

Effect of Proactive Braking on Traffic Flow and Road Throughput

Andreas Riener and Alois Ferscha

Symbiotic Simulation Control in Supply Chain of Lubricant Additive Industry

Zeng Fanchao, Stephen John Turner, and Heiko Aydt


10:00 – 10:30: Coffee Break


10:30 – 12:00: Session 10 High Level Architecture (HLA)

Session Chair: Yiping Yao

Dynamic Load Balancing Using Grid Services for HLA-Based Simulations on Large-Scale Distributed Systems

Azzedine Boukerche and Robson Eduardo De Grande

Distributed Simulation of RePast Models over HLA/Actors

Franco Cicirelli, Angelo Furfaro, Andrea Giordano, Libero Nigro

HLA Compliant Training Simulations Creation Tool

Rafaela V. Rocha, Regina B. Araśjo, M‡rcio R. Campos, and Azzedine Boukerche


12:00 – 13:30: Lunch


13:30 – 15:00: Session 11 Real-time Applications

Session Chair: Stephen J Turner

A Hybrid Framework for Soft Real-Time WSN Simulation

Antonio Lalomia, Giuseppe Lo Re, Marco Ortolani

Modeling and Verification for Timing Satisfaction of Fault-Tolerant Systems with Finiteness

Chih-Hong Cheng, Christian Buckl, Javier Esparza, and Alois Knoll


Energy-Saving DVFS Scheduling of Multiple Periodic Real-Time Tasks

on Multi-core Processors

Wan Yeon Lee

List of Poster Papers


Distribution Issues in Real-Time Interactive Simulation

Jani Peusaari, Jouni Ikonen, and Jari Porras


Improving Time Parallel Simulation for Monotone Systems

Jean-Michel Fourneau, Imene Kadi, and Nihal Pekergin


A Simulation Study of Exit Choice Based on Effective Throughput of an Exit

Area in a Multi-exit Evacuation Situation

Kashif Zia and Alois Ferscha


EDEVS : A Scalable DEVS Formalism for Event-Scheduling Based Parallel

and Distributed Simulations

Gang Liu, Yiping Yao, and Shaoliang Peng


A Context-Driven Framework for Distributed Collaboration

Ali Shihab Sabbir and Kaliappa Ravindran


Simulating Mobility in WSNs: Bridging the Gap between ns-2 and TOSSIM 2.x

Clay Stevens, Colin Lyons, Ronny Hendrych, Ricardo Simon Carbajo,

Meriel Huggard, and Ciaran Mc Goldrick


A Peer-to-Peer Architecture for Real-Time Distributed Visualization of 3D

Collaborative Virtual Environments

Alma V. Matinez Gonzalez., Hector Orozco Aguirre, Felix Ramos Corchado, and Mario Siller


MobileOnRealEnvironment-GIS: A Federated Mobile Network Simulator

of Mobile Nodes on Real Geographic Data

Emiliano Casalicchio, Emanuele Galli, and Vittorio Ottaviani