DIMACS Workshop on Performance of Realtime Applications on the Internet

November 6-8, 1996
Holiday Inn, South Plainfield
(908) 753-5500, x611

Wednesday, November 6, 1996, AM

 7:30 -  8:15  Registration/Continental Breakfast

 8:15 -  8:30  Welcome to DIMACS
               Fred Roberts, DIMACS Director

 8:30  - 9:30  R. Brandwein, Megasoft
               Performance Requirements for Electronic Commerce

 9:30 - 10:00  L. Breslau, Xerox PARC
               Service Discrimination in Integrated Services Internets
10:00 - 10:30  BREAK

10:30 - 11:30  G. Polyzos, University of California, San Diego
               Internet Traffic Characterization

11:30 - 12:00  A. Papanicolaou, AT&T Worldnet
               Performance Requirements for Real-Time Applications

12:00 -  1:30  LUNCH

Wednesday, November 6, 1996, PM 

 1:30 -  2:30  J. Kurose, D. Towsley, M. Yajnik, S. Moon, and  S. Kasera
               University of Massachusetts
               Measuring Internet/MBone Packet Loss and Delay: 
	       Experimental Results and Reflections on the 
	       Measurement Process

 2:30 -  3:00  R. Kushwaha and M. Garzia, AT&T Consumer Services
               Analysis of End-to-End Measurements to Investigate 
	       Delays on The Internet

 3:00 -  3:30  BREAK

 3:30 -  4:30  N. Maxemchuk, AT&T Labs; 
	       K. Padmanabhan, and S. Lo, Bell Labs, Lucent
               Measurement of Loss and Delay for Real-Time Traffic 
	       on the Internet and the Relation to Voice Conversations 
	       and Multicast Video

 4:30 -  5:00  T. Ott, J. Kemperman, M. Mathis, Bellcore
               The Stationary Distribution of Ideal TCP Congestion 

 5:00 -  5:30  A. Kumar, WINLAB, Rutgers
               Comparative Performance Analysis of Versions of TCP in 
               a Local Network with a Lossy Link

 6:30 -  8:00pm  RECEPTION

Thursday, November 7, 1996, AM 

 8:00 -  8:30  Continental Breakfast

 8:30 -  9:30  V. Paxson, LBL
               Measurements of End to End Internet Dynamics

 9:30 - 10:00  K. Park, Purdue Univ.
               Self-Similar Network Traffic: Implications to Real-Time 
               Applications and QoS 

10:00 - 10:30  BREAK

10:30 - 11:30  A. Rindos, S. Woolet, D. Cosby, J. Sents, K. Jotwani, 
	       M. Vouk, IBM
               Performance Comparison of Emerging Networking Technologies: 
               ATM and Switched High-Speed Ethernet

11:30 - 12:00  Y. Ofek, IBM, TJ Watson
               Supporting Multimedia with Time-Driven Priority

12:00 -  1:30  LUNCH

Thursday, November 7, 1996, PM 

 1:30 -  2:30  R. Venkatesan and W. Aiello, Bellcore
               Fast and Secure Encryption 

 2:30 -  3:00  K. Fall, LBL
               Dynamic Load Adaptation in Internet Real-Time 

 3:00 -  3:30  BREAK

 3:30 -  4:30  R. Canetti, IBM, TJ Watson   
               Securing the Internet: A Cryptographic Viewpoint 
	       of IP Security

 4:30 -  5:00  W. Luo and M. El Zarki
               University of Pennsylvania 
               Receiver-Initiated Bandwidth Renegotiation Based on Next 
               Generation Internet Protocols: VBR Video over IP Nets

 5:00 -  5:30  T. Lakshman, Bell Labs, Lucent
               P. Mishra, and K. Ramakrishnan, AT&T Labs
               Transporting Compressed Video over ATM Networks with 
               Explicit Rate Feedback Control

Friday, November 8, 1996, AM 

 8:00 -  8:30  Continental Breakfast

 8:30 -  9:30  K. Trivedi, Duke University
               Fluid Stochastic Petri Nets

 9:30 - 10:00  D. Heyman, Bellcore; T. Lakshman, Bell Labs, Lucent;
               and A. Neidhardt, Bellcore
               Engset-Model Based Method for Analysing Feedback 
	       Protocols with Applications to Web Traffic Engineering

10:00 - 10:30  BREAK

10:30 - 11:00  E. Coffman Jr., Bells Labs, Lucent; Z. Liu, INRIA;
               and R. Weber, Cambridge University
               Optimal Robot Scheduling for Web Search Engines

11:00 - 11:30  W. Willinger, AT&T Labs
               The Changing Nature of Network Traffic Analysis 
	       and Modeling

11:30 - 12:00  B. Sugla, AT&T Labs
               Managing Infrastructure Barriers to QoS on the Internet

12:00 - 12:30  T. Chiueh, SUNY Stony Brook
               RETHER: A Software-Based Real-Time Ethernet Protocol

12:30 - 12:45  Adjourn

Workshop Registration:

Due to limited space you must be registered to attend the workshop. Please make sure to register early by filling out the registration form and sending it to

For more information:

Further information about the workshop can be obatined from Mario Garzia at General workshop information including local arrangements, travel, lodging and registration can be found at or by contacting Pat Pravato at (908) 445-5929 or

This Workshop is part of DIMACS Special Year on Networks. Information about the Special Year on Networks can be found at or by contacting the center.

For information about the Tutorials on November 5, 1996, on Networking Technology in association with the Workshop on Performance of Real-time Applications on the Internet See:

A separate registration form must be filled out for the Tutorials and sent to

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