39th Annual Simulation Symposium

Final Program

Part of the 2006 Spring Simulation Multiconference (SpringSim'06)

Sponsored by:
The Society for Modeling and Simulation International (SCS)

April 2 - 6, 2006

Von Braun Center
Holiday Inn Select, Huntsville Downtown
Huntsville, AL

Chairs

General Chair: Taieb Znati, University of Pittsburgh
Program Chair: Helen Karatza, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Session Index

Monday, April 3rd
Symposium Keynote
Session 1: Network Modeling and Simulation I
Session 2: Network Modeling and Simulation II
Session 3: Network Modeling and Simulation III

Tuesday, April 4th
Session 4: Advances in Simulation Methodology and Practices I
Session 5: Performance Modeling
Session 6: Advances in Simulation Methodology and Practices II
Session 7: Simulation Languages, Tools and Environments

Wednesday. April 5th
Session 8: VLSI Circuit Simulation- Distributed Simulation
Session 9: Parallel and Distributed Simulation
Session 10: Network Modeling and Simulation IV
Session 11: Artificial Intelligence in Simulation

Sessions

Monday, April 3rd

10:30-11:30: Keynote Address: Modeling and Simulation of Context-Awareness; Professor Randy Y. C. Chow, University of Florida, USA
11:30-12:30: Session 1: Network Modeling and Simulation I
Session Chair: Helen Karatza, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Design and Analysis of a Global Strategy for Detecting and Mitigating DoS Attacks in GRID Environments
James Amadei, Scott Sweeny, Daniel R. Pazehoski Jr., and Taieb Znati, University of Pittsburgh, USA
A Framework for Adaptive Wavelet Prediction in Self-Sizing Networks 
Srikant Nalatwad and Michael Devetsikiotis, North Carolina State University, USA
01:30-03:00: Session 2: Network Modeling and Simulation II
Session Chair: Orhan Gemikonakli, Middlesex University, London, UK
Simulation Study of Firewalls to Aid Improved Performance
Subrata Acharya, and Taieb F. Znati, University of Pittsburgh, USA 
Jia Wang, Zihui Ge and Albert Greenberg, AT&T Labs Research, NJ, USA
Performance Study of End-to-End Traffic-Aware Routing
Raad S. Al-Qassas, Lewis M. Mackenzie, Mohamed Ould-Khaoua, University of Glasgow, UK
Modeling and Optimization for the Design of IMS Networks
Nisha Rajagopal and Michael Devetsikiotis, North Carolina State University, USA
03:30-06:00 Session 3: Network Modeling and Simulation III
Session Chair: Michael Devetsikiotis, North Carolina State University, USA
Localized Credit Based QoS Routing: Performance Evaluation Using Simulation
Saad Alabbad and M.E Woodward, University of Bradford, UK
Modeling and Evaluation of the Effect of Obstacles on the Performance of Wireless Sensor Networks 
Ioannis Chatzigiannakis, Georgios Mylonas, and Sotiris Nikoletseas, 
Research Academic Computer Technology Institute, Patras, Greece, and University of Patras, Greece
A New Scheme for Mobility, Sensing, and Security Management in Wireless Ad Hoc Sensor Networks
N. Boudriga, M. Baghdadi, University of the 7th of November at Carthage, Tunisia
M. S. Obaidat, Monmouth University, USA
Specification and Performance Evaluation of Two Zone Dissemination Protocols for Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks
Jeppe Bronsted, and Lars Kristensen, University of Aarhus, Denmark
Performance Evaluation of Packet Processing Architectures Using Multiclass Queuing Networks
Soeren Sonntag, Matthias Gries, Christian Sauer, Infineon Technologies AG, Germany

Tuesday, April 4

08:30-10:00: Session 4: Advances in Simulation Methodology and Practices I
Session Chair: Gabriel Wainer, Carleton University, Canada
Distributed Quasi-Monte Carlo Algorithm for Option Pricing on HNOWs Using mpC 
Gong Chen, Parimala Thulasiraman, Ruppa K. Thulasiram, University of Manitoba, Canada
Grid-Boxing for Spatial Simulation Performance Optimisation
K.A. Hawick, H.A. James and C.J. Scogings, Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand
Adapted Importance Sampling Schemes for the Simulation of Dependability Models of Fault-Tolerant Systems with Deferred Repair
Juan A. Carrasco, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain
10:30-12:30: Session 5: Performance Modeling
Session Chair: Yinong Chen, Arizona State University, USA
A Mathematical Model for Performability of Beowulf Clusters 
Enver Ever, Orhan Gemikonakli, and Ram Chakka, Middlesex University, London, UK
Modelling and Performability Analysis of Network Memory Servers
Orhan Gemikonakli, G. Mapp, D. Thakker, and E. Ever, Middlesex University, London, UK 
Performance Modeling and Evaluation of E-Business Systems 
G. Ferrari, P. Ezhilchelvan, and I. Mitrani, University of Newcastle, UK
Performance Enhancement by Eliminating Redundant Function Execution 
Peng Chen, Krishna Kavi and Robert Akl, University of North Texas, USA
01:30-03:00: Session 6: Advances in Simulation Methodology and Practices II 
Session Chair: Gary Tan, National University of Singapore
A New Approach for Computing Conditional Probabilities of General Stochastic Processes
F. Wickborn, C. Isensee, T. Simon, S. Lazarova-Molnar, G. Horton, University Otto-von-Guericke, Magdeburg, Germany 
DDSOS: A Dynamic Distributed Service-Oriented Simulation Framework
W. T. Tsai, Chun Fan, Yinong Chen, Arizona State University, USA
Ray Paul, Department of Defense, Washington D.C. USA
NSL-BLRL: Efficient Cache Warmup for Sampled Processor Simulation
Luk Van Ertvelde, Filip Hellebaut, Lieven Eeckhout and Koen DeBosschere, Ghent University, Belgium
03:30-06:00 Session 7: Simulation Languages, Tools, and Environments 
Session Chair
: Antonio Marcos Alberti, National Institute of Telecommunications, Brazil
A Simulation and Decision Framework for Selection of Numerical Solvers in Scientific Computing
Peter Bunus, Linkoping University, Sweden
An agenda based mobility model
Qunwei Zheng, Xiaoyan Hong, and Jun Liu, University of Alabama, USA
USim: A User Behavior Simulation Framework for Training and Testing IDSes in GUI Based Systems
A. Garg, S.Vidyaraman, S. Upadhyaya, SUNY at Buffalo, USA
K. Kwiat, Air Force Research Laboratory, USA
iSimBioSys: A Discrete Event Simulation Platform for 'in silico' Study of Biological Systems
Samik Ghosh, Preetam Ghosh, Kalyan Basu, and Sajal Das, The University of Texas at Arlington, USA 
Simon Daefler, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA
An Integrative Modelling Approach for Simulation and Analysis of Adaptive Agents
Tibor Bosse, and Jan Treur, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Catholijn M. Jonker, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Wednesday, April 5th

08:30-10:00: Session 8: VLSI Circuit Simulation - Distributed Simulation
Session Chair: Libero Nigro, University of Calabria, Italy
A Framework for Distributed Simulation for Asynchronous Handshake Circuits
E. Tsirogiannis, G. Theodoropoulos, D. Chen, Q. Zhang, The University of Birmingham, UK
L. Janin, and D. Edwards, University of Manchester, UK 
Mixed-Signal Simulation with the Simbus Backplane
Douglas R. Hickey, and Philip A. Wilsey, Clifton Labs, Inc USA, 
Robert J. Hoekstra, Eric R. Keiter, Scott A. Hutchinson, and ThomasV. Russo, Sandia National Labs, Albuquerque, USA
Design and Implementation of a Workload Specific Simulator
Takashi Nakada, Tomoaki Tsumura, Hiroshi Nakashima, Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan 
10:30-12:30 Session 9: Parallel and Distributed Simulation
Session Chair: Philip A. Wilsey, Clifton Labs, Cincinnati, USA
New Parallel Simulation Techniques of DEVS and Cell-DEVS in CD++
Ezequiel Glinsky and Gabriel Wainer, Carleton University, Canada
Data Organization and Data Comparison for Model Validation in Faster-than-Real-Time Simulation 
Dimosthenis Anagnostopoulos, Harokopio University of Athens, Greece
Mara Nikolaidou, University of Athens, Greece
An Approach to Protocol Modelling and Validation
Franco Cicirelli, Angelo Furfaro, and Libero Nigro, Universita' della Calabria, Italy
Modeling Simulation Lag in Haptic Virtual Environment 
A. Boukerche, S. Shirmohammadi, and A. Hossain, SITE, University of Ottawa, Canada 
01:30-03:00 Session 10: Network Modeling and Simulation IV
Session Chair: G. Theodoropoulos, The University of Birmingham, UK
Simulation and Analysis of Complex Biological Processes: an Organisation Modelling Perspective
Tibor Bosse, and Jan Treur, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands
Catholijn M. Jonker, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Bridging the Gap between Simulation and Experimental Evaluation in Computer Networks
Marinho P. Barcellos, Giovani Facchini, Hisham H. Muhammad, Guilherme B. Bedin, and Paulo Luft, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Brazil
Modeling, Simulation and Performance Evaluation for a CIOQ Switch Architecture 
Antonio Marcos Alberti, INATEL - National Institute of Telecommunications, Brazil
Sebastiao Rodrigues de Aguiar Filho, FEMC - Fundacao Educacional Montes Claros, Brazil
Anilton Salles Garcia, UFES - Federal University of Espirito Santo, Brazil
03:30-5:00: Session 11: Artificial Intelligence in Simulation
Session Chair: Helen Karatza, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Swarm-based Active Tunable Routing for Overhead Reduction in Multiservice Networks
Constandinos Mavromoustakis and Helen Karatza, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Qualitative Physics for Movable Objects in MOUT
Suiping Zhou, and Shang-Ping Ting, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

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