July 31 - August 2, 2006

The Coast Plaza Hotel and Conference Center
Calgary, Canada


Steering Committee Chair

Mohammad S. Obaidat
Dept. of Computer Science, Monmouth University
W. Long Branch, NJ 07764 USA
Tel +1-732-571-4482
Fax +1-732-263-5202

Exhibits Chair
Steve Branch

SCS

Sponsored by
The Society for Modeling and Simulation International
P.O. Box 17900
San Diego, CA  92177-7900
Tel: 858-277-3888
Fax: 858-277-3930
E-mail: scs@scs.org
http://www.scs.org

Final Program
2006 Summer Simulation Multiconference (SummerSim'06)

The 2006 Summer Simulation Multiconference (SummerSim'06) is an annual conference sponsored by The Society for Modeling and Simulation International which covers state-of-the-art developments in computer simulation technologies, as well as scientific, industrial, and business applications. Areas covered include high-performance computing technologies, models and algorithms, GUI visualization technologies, communications and much more. Application disciplines covered include advanced telecommunication; computer systems; military, government & aerospace; energy, and other industries. The conference includes keynote speeches presented by technology and industry leaders, technical sessions, professional development courses and seminars, as well as vendor exhibits.

The following topic area conferences are scheduled:

bullet International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (SPECTS'06)
bullet General Chair: Mohammad S. Obaidat, Monmouth University, USA
bullet Vice General Chair: Franco Davoli, DIST-University of Genoa, Italy
bullet Program Chairs:
bullet Jose L Marzo, University of Girona, Spain
bullet Ljiljana Trajkovic, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
bullet Local Arrangements Chair:
bullet Carey Williamson, University of Calgary, Canada
bullet Tutorials Chair:
bullet John Fox, Foxband Consultancy, UK
 
bullet Summer Computer Simulation Conference (SCSC'06)
bullet General Chair: Agostino G. Bruzzone, MISS-DIP University of Genoa
bullet Program Chair: Edward Williams, PMC, USA
   
bullet International Conference on Modeling and Simulation - Methodology, Tools, Software Applications (M&S-MTSA'06)
bullet General Chair: Ralph Huntsinger, California State University, Chico, USA & Bialystok Technical University, Poland
bullet Program Chair: Hamid Vakilzadian, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
bullet Associate Program Chair: Tuncer Ören, University of Ottawa, Canada
bullet Tutorial & Professional Track Chair: Harold Klee, Univ. Central Florida, USA
bullet Publicity: V. Wayne Ingalls, SCS Past President

2006 Summer Simulation Multiconference (SummerSim'06)

Monday, July 31

SummerSim06 General Session, Plaza 1
8:30 a.m. to 8:50 a.m.
SummerSim’06 Opening Remarks and Announcements

8:50 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
SummerSim’06 Keynote Speaker:

bullet On Simulating Tutorial-Like Systems Using A Learning Automata Philosophy
B. John Oommen, Carleton University, Canada

Tuesday, August 1

SummerSim06 General Session, Plaza 1
8:30 a.m. to 8:40 a.m.
Announcements
8:40 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Wednesday, August 2

SummerSim06 General Session, Plaza 1
8:30 a.m. to 8:40 a.m.
Announcements
8:40 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

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2006 International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (SPECTS'06)

This annual international conference is a forum for professionals involved in performance evaluation of computer and telecommunication systems.

SPECTS’06 Technical Program

TRACK 1
SESSION: Distributed Architectures I
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Plaza 3
Chair: to be determined

bullet Design and Preliminary Analysis of a Framework for Integrating Real and Virtual Instrumentation within a Grid Infrastructure
Luca Caviglione, Franco Davoli, Pietro Molini, and Sandro Zappatore
CNIT, Italy
  
bullet Limit of TLS Execution of Sequential Programs on Clusters.
Joan Puiggalˇ, Teo Jove‚ Salvador Salanova, and Jose L Marzo
University of Girona, Spain
  
bullet PoEm: A Flexible Real-time MANET Emulator
Weirong Jiang and Chao Zhang
Tsinghua University, China
  
bullet Spare Capacity Allocation in a Distributed GMPLS-Based IP/WDM Mesh Network
Saud Albarrak and David Harle
University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom

SESSION: Distributed Architectures II
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., Plaza 3
Chair: to be determined

bullet Fair Resource Allocation in Peer-to-Peer Networks
Kolja Eger and Ulrich Killat
Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH), Germany
  
bullet A Peer-to-Peer System for Optimized Content Replication
Luca Caviglione and Cristiano Cervellera
CNIT, Italy
  
bullet A Performance Evaluation of Structured Peer-to-Peer Network in Supporting Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games
Xinbo Jiang, Farzad Safaei, and Paul Boustead
Telecommunication and Information Technology Research Institute, the University of Wollongong, Australia
  
bullet WHODUNIT: Wireless Hoarding Based on Device Capabilities, File Utilities, and Network Connectivity
Gargi Dasgupta, Tapan Nayak, Amit Purohit, and Balaji Viswanathan
IBM India Research Lab, India

SESSION: Distributed Architectures III
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Plaza 3
Chair: to be determined

bullet Finding Threshold Conditions for Different Objectives in Sensor Networks Using Game Theory
Shamik Sengupta, Mainak Chatterjee, and Kevin Kwiat
University of Central Florida, United States
  
bullet Anemone: Transparently Harnessing Cluster-Wide Memory
Michael Hines, Mark Lewandowski, Jian Wang, and Kartik Gopalan
Binghamton University, United States
  
bullet Adaptive QoS-based Mechanisms for Data Delivery in Replication-based Dependable Systems
Kevin Kwiat, Kaliappa Ravindran, Jiang Wu, and Ali Sabbir
City University of New York, United States
  
bullet Evaluating the Effects of Upgrading Heterogeneous Disk Arrays
Jose Luis Gonzalez and Toni Cortes
Politechnic University of Catalonia, Spain

TRACK 2

SESSION: Wireless Systems and Networks I
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Plaza 5
Chair: to be determined

bullet On Effective Capacity in Time-Varying Wireless Networks
Hongxia Sun and Carey Williamson
University of Calgary, Canada
  
bullet Implementation Issues in the Design of Application Protocol Solutions for Deep Space Environments
Tomaso de Cola, Harald Ernst, and Mario Marchese
CNIT, Italy
  
bullet Epidemic Collaborative Replication for Maintaining File Sharing Reliability in Mobile Peer-to-Peer devices
Constandinos X. Mavromoustakis and Helen D. Karatza
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  
bullet Measurements and Statistical Modeling of Co-Channel Interferences for Local Point-to-Multipoint Distribution Systems
Z. Muhi-Eldeen, M. O. Al-Nuaimi, J. Richter, and L. P. Ivrissimtzis
University of Glamorgan, United Kingdom

SESSION: Wireless Systems and Networks II
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., Plaza 5
Chair: to be determined

bullet Mobility-Aware Buffering for Delay-Tolerant Broadcasting in MANETs
Abdelmajid Khelil
Technische University, Darmstadt, Germany
  
bullet Multi-Channel OLSR with Dedicated Control Interface
Yi Qu and Chung-Horng Lung
Carleton University, Canada
  
bullet Performance Analysis of CDMA WLL Systems With Imperfect Power Control and Imperfect Sectorization
Emad Hassan, Sami El-dolil and Moawad Doussoky
Faculty of Electronic Engineering, Egypt
  
bullet Cell Capacity Analysis in Future Wireless Networks
Ronald Beaubrun, Samuel Pierre and Jean Conan
Laval University, Canada

SESSION: Wireless Systems and Networks III
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Plaza 5
Chair: to be determined

bullet DS-SS UWB Wireless Personal Area Network: BER and PER Evaluation under an MMSE Receiver
Floriano De Rango, Peppino Fazio, Fiore Veltri, and Salvatore Marano
University of Calabria, Italy
  
bullet QoS Core Based Tree Multicast Routing Based on Genetic Algorithm in a Hybrid HAP-Satellite Architecture
Floriano De Rango, Mauro Tropea, Amilcare F. Santamaria, and Salvatore Marano
University of Calabria, Italy
bullet An Improved Simulator for GPRS Systems
Sakib Mondal, Rajesh George and Thomas King
Infosys Technologies Ltd., India
  
bullet The Transmission Capacity of H-MANET
Genjian Yu, Baoyu Zheng, and Xiaocong Qian
Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China

TRACK 3

Tutorial Session I
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Temple
Ethernet as a Wide Area Transport Technology: Basel Alawieh and Hussein Mouftah
University of Ottawa, Canada

Tuesday, August 1

SPECTS’06 Keynote Speaker:

bullet Wireless-Aware Protocol Stacks
Carey Williamson, University of Calgary, Canada

TRACK 4

SESSION: Case Studies
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Plaza 5
Chair: to be determined

bullet Evaluation of the Effect of SSL Overhead in the Performance of e-Business Servers Operating in B2B Scenarios
Daniel Fernando Garcia, Rodrigo Garcia, and Javier Garcia
University of Oviedo, Spain
  
bullet Performance Evaluation of a Parallel Processing System under Development Using Parallel Simulation
Mario Polaschegg, Christian Steger, Andrew McCarthy, and Damian Dalton
Graz University of Technology, Austria
  
bullet A Statistical Equivalent Model for Random Waypoint Mobility: A Case Study
Kumar Viswanath, Katia Obraczka, Athanasios Kottas, and Bruno Sanso
University of California Santa Cruz, United States

SESSION: Computer Architectures I
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., Plaza 5
Chair: to be determined

bullet SALT: The Simulator for the Analysis of LWP Timing
Paul Springer, Arun Rodrigues, and Jay Brockman
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, United States
  
bullet Refined Modeling of a Modern Disk Drive System
Dong In Shin and Heon Y. Yeom
Seoul National University, Republic of Korea
  
bullet Training and Simulation of Neural Networks for Web Proxy Cache Replacement
Jake Cobb and Hala ElAarag
Stetson University, United States
  
bullet Intrusion Detection System - a Layered Approach
Arun Chandran, Sayan Bhattacharya, M. Narasimha Murthy, and K. N. Balasubramanya Murthy
PES Institute of Technology, India

SESSION: Computer Architectures II
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Plaza 5
Chair: to be determined

bullet Validating an 'ns' Simulation Model of the DOCSIS Protocol
Jim Martin and Mike Westall
Clemson University, United States
  
bullet Redirection Strategies for Load Sharing in Call Server Clusters
Asif Muhammad, Shikharesh Majumdar, and Gerald Kopec
Carleton University, Canada
  
bullet Development of Personal EPG for a Purpose-Oriented Broadcasting
Yun-Ju Lee, Tae-Beom Lim, Yoon-Sang Kim, and Seok-Pil Lee
KETI, Republic of Korea
  
bullet Energy Efficient Use in Mobile Devices Based on Dynamic Voltage Scaling
Milen Ivanov and Haklin Kimm
East Stroudsburg University, United States

TRACK 5

SESSION: Networking Techniques I
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Plaza 3
Chair: to be determined

bullet Measuring the Impact of Active Probing on TCP
Andreas Johnsson and Mats Bj”rkman
lardalen University, Sweden
  
bullet Selective-TCP for Wired/Wireless Networks
Rajashree Paul and Ljiljana Trajkovic
Simon Fraser University, Canada
  
bullet Observations on Round-Trip Times of TCP Connections
Phillipa Sessini and Anirban Mahanti
University of Calgary, Canada
  
bullet Reasons not to Parallelize TCP Connections for Fast Long-Distance Networks
Zongsheng Zhang, Go Hasegaw, and Masayuki Murata
Osaka University, Japan

SESSION: Networking Techniques II
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., Plaza 3
Chair: to be determined

bullet The Scalable Growth of AT&T’S Global PNNI Network
Wai Sum Lai, Layli Amiri, Michael Ball, Eric Rosenberg, and Hui Tong
AT&T, United States
  
bullet Adaptive Rate Allocation for Satellite Service Level Agreement with Loss and Delay Constraints
Mario Marchese and Maurizio Mongelli
University of Genoa-DIST, Italy
  
bullet Scheduling and Dynamic Pricing with Service Differentiation
Yezekael Hayel
IRISA, France
  
bullet Improving Search Efficiency Using Bloom Filter in Partially Connected AdHoc Networks, a Node-Centric Analysis
Wing Yuen and Henning Schulzrinne
Columbia University, United States

SESSION: Networking Techniques III
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Plaza 3
Chair: to be determined

bullet Absolute Transmission Delay Guarantee in Optical Burst-Switched Networks
A. Lazzez, N. Boudriga, and M. S. Obaidat
Monmouth University, United States
  
bullet Performance Analysis and VLSI Design of a Reconfigurable Buffer Sharing Algorithm for High-Speed Switches
Ling Wu and Cheng Li
Memorial University, Canada
  
bullet A Study on Implementing Probabilistic Packet Marking in IPv6
Xuan-Hien Dang, Emil Albright, and Abdullah Abonamah
University of Akron, United States
  
bullet Path Aggregation Techniques for Obtaining a Minimal Set of Spanning Trees
Filip De Greve, Filip De Turck, Ingrid Moerman, and Piet Demeester
Ghent University, Belgium

TRACK 6

SESSION: Tutorial Session II
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., TEMPLE

bullet Ad-hoc Networks
Pawel Gburzynski
University of Alberta, Canada

Wednesday, August 2

M&S-MTSA Keynote Speaker

bullet Model-Based Specification and Simulation-Based Design and Procurement
Terry Ericsen, Office of Naval Research, USA

SCSC’06 Keynote Speaker (Luncheon Speaker)
12:00 Noon – 1:30 p.m., PLAZA 1

bullet Toward Moving Off the Planet
Priscilla Elfrey, Kennedy Space Center, NASA, USA

TRACK 7

SESSION: Performance Optimization
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., PLAZA 3
Chair: to be determined

bullet Performance Analysis of the Multicast Balanced Gamma Switch under Non-Uniform Traffic
Cheng Li, R. Venkatesan, and Howard Heys
Memorial University, Canada
  
bullet Synthesis of Hierarchical Topology with Technology Considerations
Sami Habib
Kuwait University, Kuwait
  
bullet Performance Analysis of a Dynamic QoS in Optical Label Switched Network
Y. Khilifi, N. Boudriga, and M. S. Obaidat
Monmouth University, United States
  
bullet Evaluation of Surplus Round Robin Scheduling Algorithm
Dessislava Nikolova and Chris Blondia
University of Antwerp, Belgium

SESSION: Performance Adaptation
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., PLAZA 3
Chair: to be determined

bullet Autonomous Delay Regulation for Multi-Threaded Internet Servers
Jin Heo, Xue Liu, Lui Sha, and Tarek Abdelzaher
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States 
  
bullet On Simulating Tutorial-Like Systems Using a Learning Automata Philosophy
John Oommen and Khaled Hashem
Carleton University, Canada 
  
bullet Artificial Immune Systems: Survey and Applications in AdHoc Wireless Networks
Martin Drozda and Helena Szczerbicka
University of Hannover, Germany 
  
bullet QoS Management in Wireless Networks
Vittoria De Nitto Person and Giuseppe Iazeolla
University of Roma TorVergata, Italy

SESSION: Modelling
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., PLAZA 3
Chair: to be determined

bullet Analytical Survivability Model for Fault Tolerant Cellular Networks Supporting Multiple Services
Vaneeta Jindal, Dharmaraja S., and Kishor Trivedi
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India  
  
bullet Control of Queues with Repeated Calls and Vacations
Aissani Amar
USTHB, Algeria  
  
bullet Modeling and Simulation of Radiofrequency Circuit blocks for Performance Evaluation in a System-on-Chip Context
Serigne Dia, Fabien Mieyeville, Ian O'Connor, and Frederic Gaffiot
LEOM, France

TRACK 8

SESSION: Traffic Characterization
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., PLAZA 5
Chair: to be determined

bullet Is BGP Update Storm a Sign of Trouble: Observing the Internet Control and Data Planes During Internet Worms
Matthew Roughan, Jun Li, Randy Bush, Zhuoqing Mao, and Timothy Griffin
University of Oregon, United States  
  
bullet Traffic Load Scaling for Network Design
Kristof Sleurs, Jan Potemans, Bart Van den Broeck, Johan Theunis, Dagang Li, Emmanuel Van Lil, and Antoine Van de Capelle
K. U. Leuven, Belgium  
  
bullet Unconstrained Approximation of Token Bucket Limited Fractional Brownian Motion
Adam Kozakiewicz and Krzysztof Malinowski
NASK (Research and Academic Computer Network), Poland  
  
bullet On the Performance of SWORD in Detecting Zero-Day-Worm-Infected Hosts
Shad Stafford, Jun Li, and Toby Ehrenkranz
University of Oregon, United States

SESSION: Queuing Systems
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., PLAZA 5
Chair: to be determined

bullet Simulation of Several Round-Robin Variants in M/G/1 queues
Feng Zhang and Lester Lipsky
University of Connecticut, United States  
  
bullet Packet Loss Characteristics for M/G/1/N Queueing Systems
Dieter Fiems, Stijn De Vuyst, and Herwig Bruneel
Ghent University, Belgium  
  
bullet Performance Analysis of a Priority Buffer with Train Arrivals
Joris Walraevens, Sabine Wittevrongel, and Herwig Bruneel
Ghent University – Ugent, Belgium  
  
bullet Exact Solution Using Matrix Geometric Techniques for a Per-Flow Queueing Node with Threshold Routing
Essia Elhafsi and Mart Molle
University of California Riverside, United States

SESSION: Internet Technology
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., PLAZA 5
Chair: to be determined

bullet A Simulation Study of Proxy Caching Algorithms and Strategies for Interactive Streaming Media
Md Naimul Basher and Anirban Mahanti
University of Calgary, Canada  
  
bullet Self-Configured Fair Queueing
Jui-Pin Yang
Industrial Technology Research Institute, Taiwan  
  
bullet Dynamic Resource Allocation and Pricing Mechanism for Bandwidth Broker Based QoS Management Architectures
Michal Karpowicz and Krzysztof Malinowski
NASK (Research and Academic Computer Network), Poland 
   
bullet Performance Analysis of Bandwidth Provisioning for AF+ VoIP Service Models over DiffServ-based MPLS Networks
Hui-Kai Su, Huan Chen, Bo-Chao Cheng, and Cheng-Shong Wu
National Chung-Cheng University, Taiwan

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2006 Summer Computer Simulation Conference (SCSC'06)

The Summer Computer Simulation Conference is focusing on Innovative Technologies for Simulation this year. Modeling and Simulation is a very critical area for supporting Research and Development as well as competitiveness worldwide; new technologies are enabling new use of M&S and increasing its impact in new areas; SCSC provides an International Forum for presenting the State of the Art in the International Simulation Community as well as the Effectiveness of Simulation Experiences in World Businesses.

SCSC’06 Technical Program

Monday, July 31

Session 1, 10:30am-12:00 pm, Garden Court 1
TRACK: Agent 1

bullet An Agent-Based Model of Trade with Distance-Based Transaction Cost
Kumar Venkat and Wayne Wakeland  
  
bullet On the Effectiveness of Reactive and Anticipatory Fault Management in Computer Networks: An Agent-based Simulation Study
Avdhootkishore Saple, Levent Yilmaz and Tuncer Oren  
  
bullet Agent-based Evaluation of Two Protocols for Coverage Control in Sensor Networks
Franco Cicirelli, Angelo Furfaro and Libero Nigro

Session 2, 10:30am-12:00, PINERIDGE/RUNDLE
TRACK: Manufacturing 1

bullet A Comparison of Kanban and Reorder Point Replenishment at a Capacity-Constrained Workstation
Silvanus Enns  
  
bullet Implementation of Multivariate Methods as Decision Making Models for Optimization of Operator Allocation by Computer Simulation in CMS
Ali Azadeh and Mona Anvari  
  
bullet Contribution of Nonlinear Programming to Optimizing Car Sequencing in Automobile Manufacturing: A Case Study
Toni Guasch, Gabriela Cembrano and Marc Bacardit  
  
bullet Development of post-processor for FEM simulation of metal forming processes
Md.N. Absar Chowdhury, Md. Anayet Ullah Patwari and Md. Sakib L. Mahmud  
  
bullet Modeling, Analysis & Simulation Of Tube Manufacturing Process And Industrial Operations Controls
F.Longo

Session 3, 10:30am-12:00, WHITEHORN
TRACK: Student Workshop 1

bullet Simulating System Stauas Management For An Emergency Medical Services System
Ramon Alanis  
  
bullet Setting Time Restrictions on Fitness Equipment
Mark S. Zschocke, Graham Dobos, Megan Inglis and Morgan Skowronski  
  
bullet !plus one more STUDENT COMP PAPER here!

Session 4, 1:30pm-3:00pm, WHITEHORN
TRACK: Agent 2

bullet An Event-based Implementation of Emotional Agents
Mohammad Kazemifard, Nasser Ghasem-Aghaee and Tuncer Ören  
  
bullet R&E in Simulation of Transdisciplinary Problem Solving in Planning Sustainable Development
András Jávor and Attila Für  
  
bullet Evolving Fuzzy Neural Network Based Fire Planning in Rescue Firebrigade Agents
Behrouz Shahgholi Ghahfarokhi, Hamed Shahbazi, Mohammad Kazemifard and Kamran Zamanifar

Session 5, 1:30pm-3:00pm, PINERIDGE/RUNDLE
TRACK Techniques 1

bullet DEVS-Flou: a discrete events and fuzzy logic-based new method of modelling
P.-A. Bisgambiglia, E. De Gentili, J.B. Filippi and Pr. P.A. Bisgambiglia  
  
bullet Priority Fair Queueing Algorithm for Data Flows over Internet Routers
Miguel Rios, Vladimir Marianov and Yng Lee  
  
bullet Application of Grid Technology to Complex Systems Control and Simulation
Michal Karpowicz, Ewa Niewiadomska-Szynkiewicz and Adam Kozakiewicz

Session 6, 1:30pm-3:00pm, Garden Court 1
Track Logistics & Transportation 1

bullet A Simple Pedestrian Simulator Using Node-Edge Graphs for Floorplan Models
Constantine Christakos
  
bullet A simulation based decision tool to coordinate emergency services in a road accident
Juan José Ramos, Daniel Guimarans, Miquel Angel Piera and Toni Guasch 
   
bullet Several Hints to Improve Coloured Petri Net Simulations.
Miquel Piera, Toni Guasch, Laia Vilalta and Miguel Mujica  
  
bullet Kanban Card and Lot-Size Optimization as a Function of Inventory and Service Level Tradeoffs for a Single-Stage System
Silvanus Enns

Session 7, 3:30pm-5:00pm, WHITEHORN
TRACK: Workshop in M&S Workforce Development 1

bullet Modeling and Simulation Job Classification
Vince Amico and Lorraine Amico Grace

Session 8, 3:30pm-5:00pm, PINERIDGE/RUNDLE
TRACK: Techniques 2

bullet Using State Estimating to Enhance Real Time and Fault Tolerance in Distributed Simulation
Min MA
  
bullet SimJ A Framework to Develop Distributed Simulators
Andrea D'Ambrogio, Daniele Gianni and Giuseppe Iazeolla
  
bullet Random Numbers Generation with 2D Cell-DEVS
Gabriel Wainer

Session 9, 3:30pm-5:00pm, Garden Court 1
TRACK: Logistics & Transportation 2

bullet A GIS/GPS- Based Network and Transportation Data Model And Its Applications
Balqies Sadoun and Omar Al-Bayari
  
bullet Discrete Event Simulation And Linear Programming Models Applied To A Reengineering Problem In A Railway Context
Roberto Mosca, Roberto Revetria and Matteo Maria Cagetti
  
bullet Improved ramp-up-control by online-adjustment of simulation models with the material flow simulator dłFACT insight
Wilhelm Dangelmaier, Christoph Laroque and Mark Aufenanger
  
bullet The Vulnerability of Supply Chains As Key Factor In Supply Chain Management
Agostino Bruzzone, Marina Massei, Francesco Longo and Stefano Saetta

Tuesday, August 1

SPECTS’06 Keynote Speaker

Session 10, 10:30am-12:00, PINERIDGE/RUNDLE
TRACK: Science 1

bullet FP-LAPW study of the quantum size effects in (001) films of a-uranium
Tang Tao and Li Gan
  
bullet LSDA+U study on electronic structure of PuO2
Li Gan
  
bullet Utilizing a Common Model Architecture for the Simulation of On-orbit Human Spaceflight Operations
Leslie Quiocho, Edwin Crues and John MacLean
  
bullet Algorithms Devoted to Reproduce Human Modifiers In Poly-functional Agents
Enrico Bocca, Matteo Brandolini and Attilio Rocca

Session 11, 10:30am-12:00, Garden Court 1
TRACK: Bioinformatics 1

bullet Modeling of Gene Expression
Isaac Barjis and Joseph Barjis 
  
bullet Modeling of mRNA Translation using Petri Nets
Idline Augustin 
  
bullet Model of the Gene Control in Lambda (λ) Virus Life Cycle
Walied Samarrai 
  
bullet Algorithms Comparison in Acoustic Field Simulations for Ultrasound Hyperthermia
Luis Kabongo, Charles Mougenot, Pascal Desbarats and Erik Dumont

Session 12, 10:30am-12:00, WHITEHORN
TRACK: Homeland Security 1

bullet Homeland Security Workshop
J. Rosen

Session 13, 1:30pm-3:00pm, PINERIDGE/RUNDLE
TRACK: Science 2

bullet A Novel Comparative Study Between Two And Three Level Voltage Inverter, With A Simulation And Experimental Validation Application To The Asynchronous Machine
Khoudir Abed, Khalil Nebti and Hocine Benalla  
  
bullet An Approximate Method by Queuing Network Modeling for Performance Evaluation of Asynchronous Pipeline Rings
Lei Wang, Zhi-ying Wang and Kui Dai  
  
bullet Adaptive Stabilizing Control of Power System through Series Voltage Control of a Unified Power Flow Controller
A.H.M.A. Rahim and S.A. Al-Baiyat  
  
bullet Heat and Mass Transfer Effects in Copper Surface Chemical Etching Through Masks
Andrea Reverberi, Marina Massei, Alessandro Bruzzone and Anna Del Borghi

Session 14, 1:30pm-3:00pm, WHITEHORN
TRACK: Bioinformatics 2

bullet Modeling of Mitosis By Menas of E-Cell
Sabel Ali  
  
bullet Emotion Based Motion Generator Using Computational Theory of Perception
Mohsen Davoudi, Mohammad Bagher Menhaj and Mehdi Davoudi  
  
bullet Fuzzy Control of Fed-batch Fermenter Using Compacted Experimental Data
Mohsen Davoudi, Mohammad Bagher Menhaj and Mehdi Davoudi

Session 15, 1:30pm-3:00pm, TEMPLE
TRACK: Training 1

bullet Simulation Of A Power gas Turbine System With A Generic Combustor Model
Edgardo J. Roldan-Villasana and Yadira Mendoza-Alegria  
  
bullet Updating The Computer Platform Of A Geothermal Power Plant Simulator
Edgardo J. Roldan-Villasana, Yadira Mendoza-Alegria and Heriberto Avalos-Valenzuela  
  
bullet A 300 MW Fossil Power Plant Part-Task Simulator
Tavira-Mondragón José, Parra-Gómez Iliana, Melgar-García José, Cruz-Cruz Rafael and Téllez-Pacheco José  
  
bullet Reverse Social Engineering: Countering the Insider Attack by Simulating a Human Overseer
Kyle Foster, Janee Johnson and Kevin Kwiat

Session 16, 3:30pm-5:00pm, PINERIDGE/RUNDLE
TRACK: Business 1

bullet Transient Simulation Analysis on the Performance of Dispatching Rules in a Job Shop
Horng-Chyi Horng and Hsin-Tine Kao  
  
bullet Improvement of performances of an optical system for defectiveness survey in a company of the automotive field
Vincenzo Duraccio, Domenico Falcone, Alessandro Silvestri and Gianpaolo Di Bona  
  
bullet An Environment For Develop Executable Enterprise Model
María Gutiérrez and Horacio Leone  
  
bullet Optimization of a Large Steelmaking Workshop through Integration of Computer Simulation, Design of Experiment and Tabu Search
Ali Azadeh and Amir Maghsoudi

Session 17, 3:30pm-5:00pm, TEMPLE
TRACK: VV&A 1

bullet Visible target imaging system validation for hardware-in-the-loop
Hong Yu, Qiuru He, Jie Lei, Huijie Du and Ying Zhang  
  
bullet Modeling and Analysis Of Dynamic-Priority Real-Time Systems
Franco Cicirelli, Angelo Furfaro, Libero Nigro and Francesco Pupo  
  
bullet Validation Process of an Activity of Daily Living Simulator
Pierre Busnel, Abdelkader Ghouraf and Hélčne Pigot

Session 18, 3:30pm-5:00pm, WHITEHORN
TRACK: Emergency 1

bullet Crowd Dynamics Simulation Research
D. J. Kaup, T. L. Clarke, Linda Malone and Rex Oleson  
  
bullet Implementation of a Crowd Based Social Potential Model
Rex Oleson and D.J. Kaup  
  
bullet GIS Data Model For Hospital Mapping
Nedal Al-Hanbali, Balqies Sadoun and Moath Saleh  
  
bullet Simulating Transportation Over A Wide Area During A Regional Crisis
Agostino Bruzzone, Katia Scarso and Enrico Briano

Wednesday, August 2

M&S-MTSA’06 Keynote Speaker

Session 19, 10:30am-12:00, PINERIDGE
TRACK: Lean Simulation 1

bullet Modeling development and application to a real cases of a methodology for the balancing of resources in the industrial distribution logistics.
S. Saetta  
  
bullet Enhancement Process Based On Simulation Supporting efficiency & Organization
Agostino Bruzzone, Francesco Longo and Matteo Brandolini  
  
bullet Simulation-Based Analysis On Different Logistics Solution For Fresh Food Supply Chain
Agostino Bruzzone, Marina Massei and Chiara Briano

Session 20, 10:30am-12:00, RUNDLE
Track: VR 1

bullet Introducing Healthcare Professionals to the Power of Modeling and Simulation Tools
Paul Rogers  
  
bullet Use of Game Engines in Virtual Reality Environments
Michael Mapa

Session 21, 10:30am-12:00, WHITEHORN
TRACK: M&S 1

bullet Security Issues in BitTorrent like P2P Streaming Systems
Ratan Guha and Darshan Purandare  
  
bullet SimRAID: A Efficient Performance Evaluation Tool for RAID Systems
Yan Li, Tim Courtney, Franck Chevalier and Roland N. Ibbett  
  
bullet Determining the Number Of Cards For A Lean Production System Of An Extrusion Process Based On Resource Selection Criteria
Carlos Paternina-Arboleda, Guisselle Garcia-Llinas and Adriana Elvira-Salcedo  
  
bullet Modelling & Simulation in Mechatronics:Discrete Event Models of Bond Graphs
Aziz Naamane

Session 22, 1:30pm-3:00pm, PINERIDGE
TRACK: Military 1

bullet An Object-Oriented Simulation Kernel for a Large Spectrum of Simulations
Ray Sells, George Sanders and Ronald Saylor  
  
bullet Aircraft Carrier Simulation For Analysis Of Availability, Reliability, Costs and Efficiency
Agostino G. Bruzzone, Enrico Bocca and Simonluca Poggi  
  
bullet Research on Scenario System in Spacecraft Simulation
Jie Liu, Yinghua Li and Yong Li  
  
bullet The 1+N Approach for the Effectiveness Simulation of Complex Systems
Yinghua LI, Yong LI, Jie LIU, Zhihong WU and Humei WANG  
  
bullet Parallel UAV Swarm Simulation With Optimal Route Planning
Kenneth Melendez, James N. Slear and Gary B. Lamont

Session 23, 1:30pm-3:00pm, WHITEHORN
TRACK: Techniques 1

bullet Research on HLA-based Simulation Modeling
Li Hai Lin and Guo Yi Xi  
  
bullet A Bond-Graph Mapping Mechanism For M/CD++
Gabriel Wainer  
  
bullet Integration of the P-Pruning Data Distribution Management Technique with FDK
Pankaj Gupta and Ratan Guha

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2006 SCS International Conference on Modeling and Simulation - Methodology, Tools, Software Applications (M&S-MTSA'06)

"Moving Towards a Unified Simulation Environment"

The purpose of M&S-MTSA'06 conference is to bring together internationally renowned researchers to present their latest work in all areas of modeling and simulation that are applicable to methodology, tools, and software.

M&S MTSA’06 Technical Program

Monday, July 31

SESSION M01: 8:30 - 10:00 AM KEYNOTE

SESSION M02: 10:30 - 12:00 NOON SIMULATION APPLICATION I
SESSION CHAIR: Dr. Ralph Huntsinger, California State University-Chico

bullet DIGITAL GAMES AS SIMULATIONS
K. Becker and J.R. Parker
  
bullet SIMULATION OF CONTINUOUS SYSTEM DYNAMICS APPLIED TO RAILWAY ENGINEERING
R. Bogacz and A. Chudzikiewicz
  
bullet SYNERGY OF SYSTEMS ENGINEERING AND MODELING AND SIMULATION
Tuncer I. Ören and Levent Yilmaz
  
bullet DESIGNING RANKED MODELS - LINEAR AND NONLINEAR CASES
Leon Bobrowski
  
bullet MODELING OF TWIN CAVITY INTERACTIONS IN STOCHASTIC AND DETERMINISTIC MODELS
R. Mosdorf, L. Zapolnik and Ralph C. Huntsinger

SESSION M11 : 1:30 - 3:00 PM Simulation Applications II
SESSION CHAIR: Dr. Mhamed Itmi, INSA - Rouen France

bullet THE DYNAMIC PARTIAL-OVERLAPPING BATCH MEANS ESTIMATOR FOR ESTIMATING THE VARIANCE OF THE SAMPLE MEAN IN SIMULATION OUTPUT ANALYSIS
wheyming song
  
bullet BLOCKING AND DELAY FACTORS IN SERIES QUEUES
Walenty Oniszczuk and Ralph C. Huntsinger
  
bullet SIMULATION OF QUALITY OF SERVICE OF CONGESTION CONTROL IN MULTIMEDIA NETWORKING USING FRAME DISCARDING POLICIES
Khalid Darabkh and Ramazan Aygün
  
bullet MODELING AND SIMULATION OF ROTORDYNAMICS WITH ACTIVE MAGNETIC VIBRATION CONTROL
Krzysztof Dziedzic, Włodzimierz Kurnik,  Warsaw University of Technology

SESSION M22: 3:30 - 5:00 PM Strategies in Model Development and Simulation I
SESSION CHAIR:
Dr. Jim Parker, University of Calgary

bullet ALGEBRAIC FRAMEWORK FOR EFFICIENT SIMULATION OF STOCHASTIC COLOURED PETRI NETS
lorenzo capra
  
bullet HIERARCHICAL HLA: MAPPING HIERARCHICAL MODEL STRUCTURE INTO HIERARCHICAL FEDERATION
Jae Hyun Kim and Tag Gon Kim
   
bullet SIMULATION OF PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF ERROR CONTROL FOR PACKET-TO-PACKET ACKNOWLEDGMENT BASED SYSTEMS IN ATM NETWORKS
Khalid Darabkh and Ramazan Aygün
   
bullet A VECTOR-BASED GEOGRAPHICAL CELLULAR AUTOMATA MODEL TO ALLOW POLYGON SHAPE CHANGE.
Niandry Moreno and Danielle Marceau
  
bullet ALTERNATION AND TIME FOR CONCURRENCY SOFTWARE ARCHITECTURES AND DISTRIBUTED TIMED-RELATED WEB SERVICES
Abdelaziz Fellah

Tuesday, August 1

SESSION T01: 8:30 - 10:00 AM KEYNOTE

SESSION T02:10:30 - 12:00 NOON STRATEGIES IN MODEL DEVELOPMENT AND SIMULATION II
SESSION CHAIR: Dr. Roy Crosbie, California State University - Chico

bullet DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF SIMULATORS INTEROPERATION LAYER FOR DEVS SIMULATORS
Jae Hyun Kim, Su-Youn Hong and Tag Gon Kim
  
bullet STRATEGIES IN MODELING AND SIMULATING TRAFFIC FLOW
Dietmar Moeller and Jochen Wittmann 
  
bullet ARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTS FOR INTEGRATING SIMULATION INTO THE USE_ENET FRAMEWORK
Dietmar Moeller, Hamid Vakizadian, Bernard Schroer, Roy Crosbie and Jochen Wittmann
  
bullet A REAL-TIME INTERACTIVE WEB-BASED ENVIRONMENT FOR TRAINING
Hassan Rajaei and Andrew Barnes

SESSION T11:1:30 - 3:00 PM Seminar
SESSION CHAIR: Dr. Hassan Rajaei, Bowling Green State University

bullet COMPONENT-BASED ARCHITECTURE FOR SYSTEM MODELING AND SIMULATION
John Pollard

SESSION T21: 3:30 - 5:00 PM Seminar
SESSION CHAIR:
Dr. Harold Klee, University of Central Florida, USA

bullet SIMULINK SEMINAR
Pieter Mosterman, Mathworks Co

SESSION T22: 3:30 - 5:00 M&S In Education
SESSION CHAIR: Mr. Bill Tucker, Boeing

bullet UNITED STATES - EUROPE E-LEARNING NETWORK (USE_ENET) IN EDUCATION: A FOLLOW-UP REPORT
Dietmar Moeller and Roy Crosbie
  
bullet SOCCER PLAYING ROBOTS: A TRANSATLANTIC ENGINEERING STUDENT TEAM PROJECT IN THE USE_ENET PROJECT
Dietmar Moeller, Hamid Vakilzadian and Roy Crosbie
  
bullet CRITERIA FOR AN ACCREDITED M&S PROGRAM IN ACADEMIA - WORKSHOP
Chell Roberts, Arizona State University

Wednesday, August 2

SESSION W01: 8:30 - 10:00 AM KEYNOTE

SESSION W02:10:30 - 12:00 SIMULATION METHODOLOGIES
SESSION CHAIR: Dr. Tuncer Oren, University of Ottawa, Canada

bullet MODELS AND METHODS - CATCHING UP TO THE 21ST CENTURY
S. K. Numrich
  
bullet FROM DISCRETE EVENT SIMULATION TO AGENTS SIMULATION: REASONING AND EXPLANATION
Mhamed Itmi and Ralph C. Huntsinger
  
bullet DEMONS AS FORERUNNERS OF SOFTWARE AGENTS IN SIMULATION
Jávor András
  
bullet RESEARCH AND APPLICATION ON COSIM (COLLABORATIVE SIMULATION) GRID
Bo Hu Li, Xudong Chai, Baocun Hou, Haiyan Yu, Zhihui Du, Yanqiang Di, Jijie Huang and Changfeng Song
  
bullet GENERATION OF GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE BY META-PROGRAMMING: APPLICATION TO INDIVIDUAL BASED MODELS WITH JAVA ANNOTATIONS
Nicolas Dumoulin, Thierry Faure and David Hill

SESSION W11:1:30 - 3:00 PM POWER ELECTRONICS
SESSION CHAIR: Mr. Terry Erickson, Office of Naval Research, USA

bullet UTILIZING HIGH-SPEED REAL-TIME SIMULATIONS OF POWER ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS
Roy Crosbie, John Zenor, Richard Bednar, Dale Word and Narain Hingorani
  
bullet MULTIDISCIPLINARY SIMULATION OF POWER ELECTRONICS SYSTEMS
Roger Dougal and Antonello Monti
  
bullet A DISTRIBUTED REAL-TIME FRAMEWORK FOR DYNAMIC MANAGEMENT OF HETEROGENEOUS CO-SIMULATIONS
Jean-François Cécile, Loic Schoen, Vincent Lapointe, Alexandre Abreu and Jean Bélanger
  
bullet APPLICATION OF POWER SPECTRAL AND HARMONIC DISTORTION TECHNIQUES TO COMPUTER SIMULATION PARAMETER SELECTION
Richard Bednar and Roy Crosbie

SESSION W21: 3:30 - 5:00 PM M&S Tools
SESSION CHAIR: Dr. Dietmar Moeller, University of Hamburg, Germany

bullet BGTW: A CLUSTERED-BASED DISTRIBUTED SIMULATION PLATFORM
Hassan Rajaei, Max Ehammer and Harald Roeck
  
bullet G-DEVS / HLA ENVIRONMENT FOR DISTRIBUTED SIMULATIONS OF WORKFLOWS
Gregory Zacharewicz, Maamar El-Amine Hamri, Wassim Trojet, Claudia Frydman and Norbert Giambiasi
  
bullet SAMT/DESIRE - A NEW SOFTWARE FOR LANDSCAPE ANALYSIS
Hamid Vakilzadian, Granino Korn, Ralf Wieland and Xavier Holtma
  
bullet SIMEXPLORER : A SOFTWARE TOOL FOR PROGRAMMING AND EXECUTING EXPERIMENTAL DESIGNS ON COMPLEX MODELS
Thierry Faure and Guillaume Deffuant

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