IEEE 22nd International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems

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Tentative Technical Program

Registration. (Location : Grand Hall)

  • Monday Sept 8th, 2014 (16h-17h30).
  • Tuesday Sept 9th, 2014 (7h30-12h, 14h-18h).  
  • Wednesday Sept 10th, 2014 (9h-12h).


Tuesday Sept 9th, 2014

Opening and welcome. 08:15 – 08:30 (Location : Amphithéâtre Alfred Vulpian)

Keynote 01. 08:30 – 10:00 (Location : Amphithéâtre Alfred Vulpian)

Session Chair: Mike Atallah, Purdue University, USA

  • Webdamlog and the management of distributed knowledge, Serge Abiteboul

10:00 – 10:30  Break

Session 01 :  Computer Networks Performance. 10:30 – 12:30 (Location : Amphithéâtre Alfred Vulpian)

Session Chair: Azzedine Boukerche, University of Ottawa, Canada

  • T-RATE: A Framework for the Trace-Driven Evaluation of 802.11 Rate Adaptation Algorithms, Ali Abedi and Tim Brecht.
  • Studying the Effective Bandwidth Through the Distribution of One-Way Delays, Jun Liu.
  • Timing Analysis of TDMA-based Networks using Network Calculus and Integer Linear Programming, Dinh-Khanh Dang and Ahlem Mifdaoui.
  • Balancing Accuracy and Efficiency in TCP Flow Simulation (Work-in-progress)Joel Sommers and Yeonju Mok.

12:30 – 13:30  Lunch

Session 02 A :  Computer Systems Performance. 13:30 – 15:30 (Location : Amphithéâtre Alfred Vulpian)

Session Chair: Tim Brecht, University of Waterloo, Canada

  • Assessing the impact of concurrent replication with canceling in parallel jobs, Zhan Qiu and Juan F. Pérez.
  • Turbocharged Speed Scaling: Analysis and EvaluationCarey Williamson, Maryam Elahi, and Philipp Woelfel.
  • Preserving User Behavior Characteristics in Trace-Based Simulation of Parallel Job Scheduling, Netanel Zakay and Dror G. Feitelson.
  • Optimizing Job Scheduling on Multicore Computers, Huanzhou Zhu, Ligang He, and Stephen A. Jarvis.

Session 02 B : Distributed Storage Performance. 13:30 – 15:30 (Location : Foyer des Professeurs)

Session Chair: Ali R. Butt, Virginia Tech, USA

  • PERSES: Data Layout for Low Impact Failures, Avani Wildani , Ethan L. Miller, Ian F. Adams, and Darrell D.E. Long.
  • FlexStore: A software defined, energy adaptive distributed storage framework, Muthukumar Murugan, Krishna Kant, Ajaykrishna Raghava, and David H. C. Du.
  • WORMStore: A Specialized Object Store for Write-Once Read-Many Workloads, Srinivasan Narayanamurthy, Kartheek Muthyala and Gaurav Makkar.
  • Which Storage Device is the Greenest? Modeling the Energy Cost of I/O Workloads, Yan Li and Darrell D. E. Long.
  • Nakshatra: Towards running batch analytics on an archive (Work-in-progress), Atish Kathpal and Giridhar Appaji Nag Yasa.

15:30 – 16:00  Break

Session 03 A : LTE and Sensor Network. 16:00 – 18:30 (Location : Amphithéâtre Alfred Vulpian)

Session Chair: Carey Williamson, University of Calgary, Canada

  • Detection of greedy behavior in WSN using IEEE 802.15 protocol, Lynda Mokdad, Abdelkrim Abdelli, and Jalel Ben-Othman.
  • Local Maximum Routing Recovery in Underwater Sensor Networks: Performance and Trade-offs, Rodolfo W. L. Coutinho, Azzedine Boukerche Luiz F. M. Vieira, and Antonio A. F. Loureiro.
  • A Domain-Specific Framework for Creating Early Trusted Underwater Systems Relying on Enterprise Architecture, Iyas Alloush, Charbel Geryes Aoun ,Yvon Kermarrec, and Siegfried Rouvrais.
  • Real-Time Scheduling for Content Broadcasting in LTE, Francesco Malandrino, Claudio Casetti, Carla-Fabiana Chiasserini, and Siyuan Zhou.
  • Load balancing for M2M random access in LTE HetNets, Prajwal Osti, Samuli Aalto, and Pasi Lassila.

Session 03 B : Web applications. 16:00 – 18:30 (Location : Foyer des Professeurs)

Session Chair: Salima Benbernou, Université Paris Descartes, France

  • Optimisation of servers with different quality of services, Simonetta Balsamo, Andrea Marin, and Ivan Stojic.
  • Provisioning of Computing Resources for Web Applications under Time-varying Traffic, Ali Rajabi and Johnny W. Wong.
  • Be a Collaborator and a Competitor in Crowdsourcing System, Iheb Ben Amor, Mourad Ouziri, Soror Sahri, and Naouel Karam.
  • Modeling Multi-User Behaviour in Social Networks, Tiberiu Chis and Peter G. Harrison.
  • FT-SOA: A Failure-prediction Technique in Service-Oriented Systems, Amal Alhosban, Mohammed Alhusban, Khayyam Hashmi, Zaki Malik, and Abdelmounaam Rezgui.
  • Mathematical Modeling of Crowdsourcing Systems: Incentive Mechanism and Rating System Design, Hong Xie, John C.S. Lui, and Wenjie Jiang.

18:30 – 20:00  MASCOTS 2014 Welcome Reception


Wednesday Sept 10th, 2014

Keynote 02. 08:30 – 10:00 (Location : Amphithéâtre Alfred Vulpian)

Session Chair: Darrell Long, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA

  • A principled approach to the performance-vs.-programmability trade-off in large-scale distributed data stores, Marc Shapiro.

10:00 – 10:30  Break

Tutorials. 10:30 – 17:30 (Location : Foyer des Professeurs)

Session Chair: Jalel Ben Othman, University of Paris 13, France

  • Energy Efficiency in Wireless Networks, Fabrizio Granelli and Marco Di Renzo.
  • Opportunistic Routing in Wireless Multi-hop Networks, Azzedine Boukerche and Amir Darehshoorzadeh.

Session 04 : Virtualized environment and Cloud Computing.  10:30 – 12:30 (Location : Amphithéâtre Alfred Vulpian)

Session Chair: Mourad Ouziri, Université Paris Descartes, France

  • Evaluating Auto-scaling Strategies for Cloud Computing Environments, Marco A. S. Netto, Carlos Cardonha, Renato L. F. Cunha, and Marcos D. Assunçao.
  • Hybrid Cloud Placement Algorithm, Merve Unuvar, Malgorzata Steinder, and Asser N. Tantawi.
  • A versatile traffic and power aware performability analysis of server virtualized systems, Mohamed Escheikh, Hana Jouini, and Kamel Barkaoui.
  • Comparative analysis of page cache provisioning in virtualized environments, Debadatta Mishra and Purushottam Kulkarni.
  • Multi-Criteria Virtual Machines Migration Considering the Reconfiguration of their Logical Topology, Panagiotis Kokkinos, Dora Varvarigou, Aristotelis Kretsis, and Emmanouel Varvarigos.

12:30 – 13:30  Lunch

Session 05 : Memory and Storage Systems I. 13:30 – 15:30  (Location : Amphithéâtre Alfred Vulpian)

Session Chair: Krishna Kant, Temple University, USA

  • ZombieNAND: Resurrecting Dead NAND Flash for Improved SSD Longevity, Ellis Wilson Myoungsoo Jung and Mahmut T. Kandemir.
  • An Efficient Buffer Replacement Algorithm for NAND Flash Storage Devices, Dong Hyun Kang, Changwoo Min, and Young Ik Eom.
  • An Economic Perspective of Disk vs. Flash Media in Archival Storage, Preeti Gupta, Avani Wildani, Ethan L. Miller, Daniel Rosenthal, Ian F. Adams, Christina Strong, and Andy Hospodor.
  • φSched: A Heterogeneity-Aware Hadoop Workflow Scheduler, Krish K.R., Ali Anwar, and Ali R. Butt.

15:30 – 16:00  Break

Session 06 : Memory and Storage Systems II. 16:00 – 17:30 (Location : Amphithéâtre Alfred Vulpian)

Session Chair: Ethan L. Miller, University of California Santa Cruz, USA

  • Performance Modelling of Partially Replicated In-Memory Transactional Stores, Diego Didona and Paolo Romano.
  • Weighted-Tuple Synchronization for Parallel Architecture Simulators, Michael Moeng, Rami Melhem, and Alex Jones.
  • Continuous Retrieval of Replicated Data from Heterogeneous Storage Arrays, Nihat Altiparmak and Ali Saman Tosun.
  • Benchmarking Correctness of Operations in Big Data Applications (Work-in-progress), Sumita Barahmand and Shahram Ghandeharizadeh.

19:00 – 22:00  Banquet


Thursday Sept 11th, 2014

Session 07 : Cloud Infrastructure and Services. 08:00 – 10:00 (Location : Amphithéâtre Alfred Vulpian)

Session Chair: Kirk W. Cameron, Virginia Tech, USA

  • Understanding the Impact of vCPU Scheduling on DVFS-based Power Management in Virtualized Cloud Environment, Ming Liu, Chao Li, and Tao Li.
  • A Hierarchical Demand Response Framework for Data Center Power Cost Optimization Under Real-World Electricity Pricing, Cheng Wang, Bhuvan Urgaonkar, Qian Wang, and George Kesidis.
  • On Characterization of Performance and Energy Efficiency in Heterogeneous HPC Cloud Data Centers, Amer Qouneh, Nilanjan Goswami, Ruijin Zhou, and Tao Li.
  • Energy Aware Algorithmic Engineering, Swapnoneel Roy, Atri Rudra, and Akshat Verma.
  • Modeling of I/O Performance Interference in Virtualized Environments with Queueing Petri Nets, Qais Noorshams, Kiana Rostami, Samuel Kounev, and Ralf Reussner.
  • Concurrent and Distributed CloudSim Simulations (Work-in-progress), Pradeeban Kathiravelu and Luis Veiga.

Demonstrations. 08:15 – 10:00  (Location : Foyer des Professeurs)

Session Chair: Ahmed Mostefaoui, Université de Montbeliard, France and Jehan Francois Pâris, University of Houston, USA

  • ParSim: a Tool for Workload Modeling and Reproduction of Parallel Applications, Andrea Rosà, Walter Binder, Lydia Y. Chen, Marco Gribaudo, and Giuseppe Serazz.
  • Open-PEOPLE, A Collaborative Platform for Remote & Accurate Measurement And Evaluation of Embedded Systems Power Consumption, Yahia Benmoussa, Eric Senn, Jalil Boukhobza, Mickael Lanoe, and Djamel Benazzouz.
  • Cloud-based extension for Community-Lab, Mennan Selimi, Jorge L. Florit, Davide Vega, Roc Meseguer, Ester Lopez, Amin M. Khan, Axel Neumann, Felix Freitag, Leandro Navarro, Roger Baig, Pau Escrich, Agusti Moll, Roger Pueyo, Ivan Vilata, Marc Aymerich, and Santiago Lamora.
  • UDP PING: a dedicated tool for improving measurements of the Internet topology, Fabien Tarissan , Elie Rotenberg, Matthieu Latapy, and Christophe Crespelle.
  • Showstopper: The Partial CPU Load Tool, Andrej Podzimek, Lydia Y. Chen, Lubomír Bulej, Walter Binder, and Petr Tůma.
  • COLD: Cloud Optimized WorkLoad Deployer, Diana Arroyo and Iqbal I. Mohomed.

10:00 – 10:30  Break

Session 08 A : Computer Networks I. 10:30 – 12:30 (Location : Amphithéâtre Alfred Vulpian)

Session Chair: George Riley, Georgia Tech, USA

  • Modeling and Analysis of Opportunistic Routing in Multi-hop Wireless Networks, Amir Darehshoorzadeh , M. Isabel Sanchez, and Azzedine Boukerche.
  • An Anatomy of SVC for Full HD Video Streaming, Mohammad Reza Zakerinasab and Mea Wang.
  • Synchronization Algorithms for Co-Simulation of Power Grid and Communication Networks, Selim Ciraci, Jeff Daily, Khushbu Agarwal, Jason Fuller, Laurentiu Marinovici, and Andrew Fisher.
  • Joint Message Scheduling and Drop Policies for Many-to-Many Communication in Delay-Tolerant Networks, V. Giridhari, V. Mahendran, and C. Siva Ram Murthy.

Session 08 B :  Multicore and Data Storage Reliability. 10:30 – 12:30 (Location : Foyer des Professeurs)

Session Chair: Darrell Long, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA

  • Expected Annual Fraction of Data Loss as a Metric for Data Storage Reliability, Ilias Iliadis, and Vinodh Venkatesan.
  • Quantifying and Optimizing the Impact of Victim Cache Line Selection in Manycore Systems, Mahmut Kandemir, Wei Ding, and Diana Guttman.
  • How Processor Speedups Can Slow Down I/O Performance, Hung-Ching Chang, Bo Li, Matthew Grove  and Kirk W. Cameron.
  • Empirical Study of NVM Storage: An Operating System’s Perspective and Implications, Eunji Lee, Hyokyung Bahn, Seunghoon Yoo, and Sam H. Noh.
  • Revisiting Size-Based Scheduling with Estimated Job Sizes, Matteo Dell’Amico, Damiano Carra, Mario Pastorelli, and Pietro Michiardi.

12:30 – 13:30  Lunch

Session 09 : Computer Networks II. 13:30 – 15:30 (Location : Amphithéâtre Alfred Vulpian)

Session Chair: TBD

  • Prefetching Control for On-Demand Contents Distribution: A Markov Decision Process Model, Olivia Morad and Alain Jean-Marie.
  • On the Relations between Lumpability and ReversibilityAndrea Marin and Sabina Rossi.
  • Online Adaptive Anomaly Detection for Augmented Network Flows, Dennis Ippoliti and Xiaobo Zhou.
  • A Strategy for Data Replication in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks (Work-in-progress), Gisane Aparecida Michelon, Luiz A. P. Lima Jr, José Aélio de Oliveira Jr, Alcides Calsavara, and Gil E. de Andrade.

15:30 – 16:00  Break

Session 10 :  Privacy and Security. 16:00 – 17:15 (Location : Amphithéâtre Alfred Vulpian)

Session Chair: Hassine Moungla, Université Paris Descartes, France

  • Multi-Fusion based Distributed Spectrum Sensing Against Data Falsification Attacks and Byzantine Failures in CR-MANET, Kanthakumar Pongaliur and Li Xiao.
  • PrivacyCanary: Privacy-Aware Recommenders with Adaptive Input Obfuscation, Thivya Kandappu, Arik Friedman, Roksana Boreli, and Vijay Sivaraman.
  • Efficient and Secure Visual Data Transmission Approach for Wireless Multimedia Sensor Networks, Ahmed Mostefaoui, Hassan Noura, and Zeinab Fawaz.

Closing remarks. 17:15 – 17:30 (Location : Amphithéâtre Alfred Vulpian)