The Third International Conference on Networking and Services

ICNS 2007

June 19-25, 2007 - Athens, Greece

Preliminary Program

ICAS2007 // ICNS 2007
IPv6DFI 2007 // IPDy 2007 // GOBS 2007 // SELF 2007 /// KUI 2007

Tuesday, June 19


Registration starts

14:00 - 17:00

Multicast Networking

Dr Kim Chin
Australian Catholic University Limited

Trustworthy Software Systems

Prof. Dr. Larry Bernstein
Stevens Institute of Technology

19:30 - 20:30

Welcome Cocktail

Wednesday, June 20

09:00 - 9:15

Opening session

Prof. Dr. Petre Dini

9:15 - 10:15

Invited Speaker

Realizing tangible business value from the fusion of autonomous and autonomic technologies
by Dr Dominic Greenwood

10:15 - 10:30

Coffee Break

10:30 - 12:15




12:15 - 13:45

Lunch on your own

13:45 - 15:30




15:30 - 15:45

Coffee break

15:45 - 17:30




17:30 - 18:30

Working Group Meeting: NGN Services

Thursday, June 21

08:30 -10:15




10:15 - 10:30

Coffee Break

10:30 - 12:15




12:15 - 13:45

Lunch on your own

13:45 - 15:30




15:30 - 15:45

Coffee Break

15:45 - 17:30




17:30 - 18:30

Working Group Meeting: Autonomic and Autonomous Systems

Friday, June 22

08:30 - 10:15



GOBS - Panel

10:15 - 10:30

Coffee Break

10:30 - 12:15




12:15 - 13:45

Lunch on your own

13:45 - 15:30




15:30 - 15:45

Coffee break

15:45 - 17:30





19:00 - 21:00

ICNS and ICAS Gala Dinner

Saturday, June 23

8:30 - 10:15



KUI - Wrap-up

10:15 - 10:30

Coffee Break

10:30 - 12:15




12:15 - 13:45

Lunch on your own

13:45 - 15:30




15:30 - 15:45

Coffee break

15:45 - 17:30





Closing Session

Sunday, June 24

8:00 - 18:00

One day visit
(see the registration form to participate)

Athens and Neighborhoods

Guide (in English)

Departure for temple of Olympian Zeus (visit. Proceed to Panathinaiko Stadium cradle of the first Olympic Games took place in 1896 (short stop). Pass by the Prime's Ministers residence, Ex Royal Palace, (guarded by colourful Evzones) Zappion (Conference and Exhibition Hall), National Garden, Hadrian's Arc, St. Paul's Church, Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown soldier, Schliemann's House (Nameismatic Museum), Catholic Cathedral, Academy , University, National Library, Old Parliament, Constitution Square ,Russian Orthodox Church, Acropolis, (visit Propylaea, Temple of Athena Nike, Parthenon , Erechtheion and Museum of the Acropolis).

Lunch (included)

Departure for a wonderful drive along the scenic coastal road which affords a splendid view of the Saronic Gulf, passing through some of Athens most beautiful suburbs (Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, Varkiza) to Cape Sounion where you will visit the 5th century B.C. Temple of Poseidon with one of the most breathtaking panoramic views in the world (on a clear day you can see at least seven islands). The precipice is a sheer 197 foot drop to the sea.


ICNS 2007

Session chair: Zsolt Kovácshazi

Host Identity Specific Multicast
Zsolt Kovácshazi and Rolland Vida

Measuring Network Parameters with Hardware Support
Kanchan Devarakonda, Sotirios G. Ziavras, and Roberto Rojas-Cessa

An Energy-Efficient Mechanism Using CLMAC Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks
Jaejoon Cho, Sungho Kim, Heungwoo Nam, and Sunshin An

A Lightweight Traffic Management Approach for Service Differentiation 
Jorge Rodríguez Sánchez, María L. Garcia, and Mohamed Boucadair

Session chair: Al-Ta’ani

Simplified Network Management with DACS Scheme        
Kazuya Odagiri, Rihito Yaegashi, Masaharu Tadauchi, and Naohiro Ishii

Trouble Shooting in Distributed Service Centers: Rule Based Software Approach for Data Mining in Complex Systems
A. Al-Ta’ani, C. Begall, A. Waadr, G. Bruck, and P. Jung

Towards System-Level Optimization for High Performance Unified Threat Management
Yaxuan Qi, Baohua Yang, Bo Xu, and Jun Li

Session chair: Raquel Lacuesta Gilaberte

Distributed Adaptations to Traffic Quality Requirements
Laercio Cruvinel, Teresa Vazão, and Fernando Silva

A Secure Routing Protocol for Ad hoc Networks Based on Trust
Raquel Lacuesta Gilaberte and Lourdes Peñalver Herrero

Reservation-Based Data Flow Scheduling in Distributed Control Applications
Anca Hangan, Ramona Marfievici, and Gheorghe Sebestyen

Point-to-Point Services in Hybrid Networks: Technologies and Performance Metrics
Athanassios Liakopoulos, Andreas Hanemann, and Afrodite Sevasti

Extended DACS Scheme implementing Security Function
Kazuya Odagiri, Rihito Yaegashi, Masaharu Tadauchi, Naohiro Ishii

Session chair: Robert Janowski

DRR-SFF: A Practical Scheduling Algorithm to Improve the Performance of Short Flows
Changhua Sun, Lei Shi, Chengchen Hu, and Bin Liu

Conversational Model Based VoIP Traffic Generation
Li Ji, Xia Yin, Xingang Shi, and Zhiliang Wang

A Distributed Service Manager for Seamless Service Continuity
Vincent Verdot, Noël Crespi, and Yann Gasté

A Wireless Mesh Network-Based System for Hotspot Deployment and Management
Jorge Hortelano, Juan-Carlos Cano, Carlos T. Calafante, and Pietro Manzoni

On Assuring QoS in Ethernet Access Network        
Robert Janowski, Piotr Krawiec, and Wojciech Burakowski

Session chair: C. J. Liu

An Approach to QoS-aware Service Selection in Dynamic Web Service Composition
Yan Yang, Shengqun Tang, Youwei Xu, Wentao Zhang, and Lina Fang

Towards Automatic Traffic Classification    
Zhaohong Lai, Alex Galis, Miguel Rio, and Chris Todd

Bandwidth Constrained Routing Algorithm for MPLS Traffic Engineering
Afef Kotti, Rached Hamza, and Kamel Bouleimen

Tracking DSCP Marking of Packets in a QoS Enabled Triple-Play IP Network
C. J. Liu

Session chair: Vladimir Marbukh

On Maximizing Provider Revenue in Market-Based Compute Grids           
Vladimir Marbukh and Kevin Mills

Delay Components of Job Processing in a Grid: Statistical Analysis and Modeling
K. Christodoulopoulos, V. Gkamas, and E. A. Varvarigos

Empirical Analysis of TCP Variants and Their Impact on GridFTP Port Requirements
Christian Grimm and Harald Schwier

BLOMERS: Balanced Load Multi-constrained Resource Scheduler
Edgar Magaña, Masum Hasan, and Joan Serrat

Session chair: Theofanis G. Orphanoudakis

A Flexible Fault-Tolerance Mechanism for the Integrade Grid Middleware
Stanley Araujo de Sousa, Francisco José da Silva e Silva, and Rafael Fernandes Lopes

Enhance Self-Managing by Risk Management
Kerstin Voss

Performance Comparison of Web Services Security: Kerberos Token Profile against X.509 Token Profile
A. Moralis, V. Pouli, M. Grammatskou, S. Papavassiliou, and V. Maglaris

An ASM Model for an Autonomous Network-Infrastructure Grid  
LakshmiPriya TKS, Ranjani Parthasarathi

An Efficient Optical Switch Architecture with Controlled Latency for GRID Networks
Theofanis G. Orphanoudakis, Andreas Drakos, Chris Matrakidis, Christina Politi, and Alexandros Stavdas

Session chair: Leo Lehmann

Bandwidth Allocation for Integrated MPEG-4 Video, WAP and MP3 Traffic over Next Generation Wireless Cellular Networks
P. Koutsakis

Implementation of Multimedia Service Mobility in Fix/ Mobile Converged Networks
Leo Lehmann

Service Invocation Issues within the IP Multimedia Subsystem
Anahita Gouya, Nöel Crespi, and Emmanuel Bertin

Combination of Zero-Forcing Nulling and Fuzzy Parallel Multistage Detection for MIMO Systems
Tseng Shu-Ming, Yu Hung-Chieh, and Huang Yao-Min

Session chair: Weidong Lu 

Security Analysis of SIP Signalling during NASS-IMS Bundled Authentication
Giorgos Kostopoulos and Odysseas Koufopavlou

A Self-Organized Personal Network Architecture
Weidong Lu, Yanying Gu, R.V. Prasad, Anthony Lo, and Ignas Niemegeers

Interconnection Scenario and Regulation under NGN Environment in the Case of Korea
Jung-Eun Ku, Sun-Me Choi, Sang-Woo Lee, and Tchanghee Hyun

Thin Client Computing Solutions in Low- and High-Motion Scenarios
L. Deboosere, J. De Wachter, P. Simoens, F. De Truck, B. Dhoedt, and P. Demeester

Session chair: Toni Reichelt

IP Based Transport Abstraction for Middleware Technologies
Toni Reichelt, Noribert Oswald, André Windisch, Stefan Forster, and Herwig Moser

Ontology-Based Management Systems for the Next Generation Services: State-of-the-Art
Imen Grida Ben Yahia, Emmanuel Bertin, and Noel Crespi

The Design of a Storage Architecture for Mobile Heterogeneous Devices
Glenford Mapp, Dhawal Thakkar, and David Silcott

An Integrative View of the Concept of Digital Ecosystem
Hai Dong, Farookh Khadeer Hussain, and Elizabeth Chang

Session chair: Pascal Lorenz

On Improving the Extended Aloha Protocol for Broadband Powerline Communications Networks with Light and Heavy Disturbances
T. Chiras, P. Koutsakis, and M. Paterakis

Satellite Bandwidth Allocation Based on MPEG-4 Videoconference Traffic Prediction
Polychronis Koutsakis

AC: Cluster Based Secure Routing Protocol for WSN         
Rampur Srinath, A. Vasudev Reddy, and R. Srinivasan

Improved Algorithms for Data-Gathering Time in Sensor Networks: Ring, Tree and Grid Topologies      
Yoram Revah and Michael Segal

Architecture and Key Technologies of Streaming Media of Cultural Grid
Jinzhi Zhou, JianGuo Ma, Jing Wu, Lusha Zheng, and Jing Shen

Session chair: S. Papavassiliou

The Chameleon: A Pervasive Grid Security Architecture
Rachid Saadi, Jean Marc Pierson, and Lionel Brunie

A Certification Authority for Elliptic Curve X.509v3 Certificates
Maria-Dolores Cano, Ruben Toledo-Valera, and Fernando Cerdan

Data Fusion Algorithms for Network Anomaly Detection: Classification and Evaluation
V. Chatzigiannakis, G. Androulidakis, K. Pelechrinis, S. Papavassiliou, and V. Maglaris

A Cross-Layer Aware Imprinting Protocol for Personal Networks
Khaled Masmoudi and Hossam Afifi

Predicting QoS Characteristics on Wireless Networks
Paulo Salvador, António Nogueira, and Rui Valadas

Session chair: Ahmed Bader

Single-Radio Location-Based Multihop Packet Relaying
Ahmed Bader

A Detection and Offense Mechanism to Defend Against Application Layer DDoS Attacks
Jie Yu, Zhoujun Li, Huowang Chen, and Xiaoming Chen

IHS: An Integrated Handover Scheme for Heterogeneous Wireless Networks in MIPv6 Wei Wei, Yihua Lou, and Jianbai Wang

Use of Publisher-Subscriber Design Pattern in Infrastructure of Distributed IDS Systems
Ilija Bašičević, Miroslav Popović, and Vladimir Kovačević

SPD (Static Priority with Deadline Considerations) Packet Scheduling Algorithm for Achieving better QoS
Tamer Dag

Session chair: Harilaos Koumaras

Routing with Minimized Slot Misordering for Delay Mitigation in TDMA Based Sensor Networks
Fan Yu, Tao Wu, and Subir Biswas

Remote Access to Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) Devices Utilizing the Atom Publishing Protocol
Petros Belimpasakis and Vlad Stirbu

Performance Analysis of Dual Priority Single-Buffered Blocking Multistage Interconnection Networks
D.C. Vasiliadis, G. E. Rizos, and C. Vassilakis

Service Commitment and Load Balancing for Domain-Based P2P Networks
Joseph C. H. So and P. C. Wong

A Theoretical Framework for End-to-End Video Quality Prediction of MPEG-based Sequences
Harilaos Koumaras, Anastasios Kourtis, Cheng-Han Lin, and Ce-Kuen Shieh

Session chair: Suriani Mohd Sam

Quality-of-Service Provisioning Using Hierarchical Scheduling in Optical Burst Switched Network
Suriani Mohd Sam, Norsheila Fisal, and Sharifah Hafizah Syed Ariffin

Trust and Recommendations in Mobile Ad hoc Networks
Venkat Balakrishnan, Vijay Varadharajan, Udaya Kiran, and Phillip Lucs

A New Management Approach for Finding an Optimal Path in an Ad-hoc Network
F. Shebli, I. Dayoub, J.-M. Rouvaen, and N. Al-Houlou

A Traffic-Based Adaptive Deficit Scheduling for QoS Support in IEEE 802.16e TDD Mode
Nararat Ruangchaijatupon and Yusheng Ji

Ant Routing in Mobile Ad hoc Networks
S. S. Dhillon, X. Arbona, and P. Van Mieghem

Session chair: Niko Kotilainen

Building IP Networks Using Advanced Telecom Computing Architecture
Dharmaraja Rajan

Optimal Power management scheme for Heterogeneous Wireless Sensor Networks: Lifetime Maximization under QoS and Energy Constraints
Ines Slama, Badii Jouaber, and Djamal Zeghlache

Information Exchange in Mobile Encounter Network
Vesa A. Korhonen and Jani Kurhinen

Application-Oriented Flow Control for Wireless Sensor Networks
Jiong Jin, Wei-Hua Wang, and Marimuthu Palaniswami

A Robust Approach for Matching Mixed Case-Sensitive and Case-Insensitive Patterns
Hongbin Lu, Kai Zheng, Bin Liu, and Changhua Sun

Session chair: Petros Nicopolitidis

A Low Power Adaptive MAC Protocol for Infrastructure Wireless LANS
Petros Nicopolitidis, Giorgios I. Papadimitriou, T.D. Lagkas, and Andreas S. Pomportsis

Performance Evaluation of Real-Time Message Delivery in RDM Algorithm
Shabnam Mirshokraie, Mojtaba Sabeghi, Mahmoud Naghibzadeh, and Koen Bertels

A Study of Data Exchange Protocols for the Grid Computing Environment
Dejiang Jin and Sotirios G. Ziavras

Improved Lower Bounds for Data-Gathering Time in Sensor Networks
Yoram Revah and Michael Segal

A Hierarchical and Distributed Handover Management Approach for Heterogeneous Networking Environments
Lucian Suciu and Karine Guillouard

Session chair: M. Medeiros

Cluster Organization Based Design of Hybrid MAC Protocol in Wireless Sensor Networks
Mustafa Shakir, Irfan Ahmed, Mugen Peng, and Wenbo Wang

A Manageable and Bandwidth Effective Solution for Traffic Grooming in IP-over-WDM Networks
N.S.C. Correia, J. Coimbra, and M.C.R. Medeiros

Dynamic Service Deployment Using an Ontology-Based Description of Devices and Services
Christos Chrysoulas, Giannis Koumoutsos, Spyros Denazis, Kleanthis Thramboulidis, and Odysseas Koufopavlou

Dominating Set Based Overhead Reduction for Broadcast Authentication in Large Sensor Networks
Qijun Gu and Jawad Drissi

Inter-domain QoS Control Mechanism in IMS Based Horizontally Converged Networks
Mehdi Mani and Noel Crespi

Session chair: David C. Pheanis

Malicious Node Detection in Wireless Sensor Networks Using an Autoregression Technique
Daniel-Ioan Curiac, Ovidiu Banias, Constantin Volosencu, Florin Dragan and Octavian Dranga

Application-Level Adaptive Congestion Detection and Control for VoIP
Teck-Kuen Chua and David C. Pheanis

Data Flow Attack Detection Mechanism for PARTY Protocol
Mounis Khatib, Ghazi Al Sukkar, and Abdallah Mhamed

A Unified Energy Efficient Cluster ID Based Routing Scheme for Wireless Sensor Networks- A More Realistic Analysis
Irfan Ahmed, Mugen Peng, and Wenbo Wang

A Case Study-Based Performance Evaluation Framework for CSCF Processes on a Blade-Server
Preetam Ghosh, Nirmalya Roy, Kalyan Basu, Sajal Das, Paul Wilson, and Prabir Das

Session chair: Kim Chin

Improving Wireless Access of Video over the Internet
Jesse Steinberg and Joseph Pasquale

A Bandwidth Allocation Scheme for Mobile Wireless IP Networks
T. Nyandeni, M. Adigun, J. Emuoyibofarhe, and S. Sibiya

Efficient Multi-sink Relocation in Wireless Sensor Network
L. Friedmann and L. Boukhatem

Characterizing UDP Consecutive Packet Losses in Multicast Networks
Suk Kim Chin

A Wireless Based Sensor for Patient Monitoring System with Remote Diagnostic
Hung-Chieh Yu and Shu-Ming Tseng

Session chair: Balazs Kovacs

An Adaptive Approach to Enhance the Performance of Content-Addressable Networks
Balazs Kovacs and Rolland Vida

Packet Loss Recovery Schemes for Peer-to-Peer Video Streaming
B. Akabri, H. R. Rabiee, and M. Ghanbari

On the Feasibility of Enhancing Interactivity for Real-Time Communications Using Overlay Routing
Li Tang, Zhijie Sun, Zhen Chen, and Jun Li

Energy-Aware Virtual Backbone Tree for Efficient Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks
Tamaghna Acharya, Samiran Chattopadhyay, and Rajarshi Roy

An Optical Burst Switched Network Architecture with Passive Access
Arnaud Cauvin, Philippe Niger, Julio Orozco, and Gilles Bertrand

Session chair: Julio Orozco

An Efficient Scheme to Motivate Cooperation in Mobile Ad hoc Networks
Saeed Soltanali, Sajjas Pirahesh, Salman Niksefat, and Masoud Sabaei

From High Availability Systems to Fault Tolerant Production Infrastructures
Emmanouil Serrelis and Nikos Alexandris

Real-Time Anonymization in Passive Network Monitoring
Sven Ubik, Petr Žejdl, and Jiří Halák

Efficiency Analysis of Multicast Routing Algorithms in Large Networks
Maciej Piechowiak and Piotr Zwierzykowski

A Novel Routing Protocol Integrate Power Balance for Ad hoc Networks
Shih Yang Lin, Jian Pan Li, Lian Yu Wu, and Guang Ming Wu

Energy Reduction in Wireless Sensor Networks through Measurement Estimation with Second Order Recurrent Neural Networks
Incheon Park and Derrick Takeshi Mirikitani

Session chair: Jaime Lloret Mauri

A Group-Based Architecture for Wireless Sensor Networks
Jaime Lloret, Miguel Garcia, and Jesus Tomas

Theoretical Maximum and Saturation Throughput in the 802.11a Wireless LAN
Ha Cheol Lee

Mutual Coupling Effects on MIMO-Adaptive Beamforming Systems
Mostafa Hefnawi, Jing Gai, and Rachid Abou Elasoued

Optimizations and Performance Study of the Dynamic Source Routing Protocol
Mohamed Aissani, Mustapha Réda Senouci, Walid Demigna, and Abdelhamid Mellouk

A Routing Based Service Discovery Protocol for Ad hoc Networks  
Abdel Obaid, Azeddine Khir, Hafedh Mili        

Session chair: Petre Dini

IPv6 in European Internet eXchange Points
Mónica Domigues and Carlos Friaças

Security Issues in IPv6
Radhakrishnan Ramaswami, Majid Jamil, Shabara Mehfuz, and Moinuddin

A Proposal of a Platform for Alert Notification and Response Support
Marcus Lucas da Silva and Mitsuji Matsumoto

On the Performance of a Hybrid Wireless Network for Emergency Communications in Disaster Areas
Hoang Nam Nguyen, Koichi Gyoda, Kazunori Okada, and Osamu Takizawa

Design and Simulation of a High Performance Emergency Data Delivery Protocol
Kevin Swartz and Di Wang

Session chair: Ana Hernandez 

One-way Delay Measurement and Characterization
Ana Hernandez and Eduardo Magaña

IGMPS, a New Tool for Estimating End-to-End Available Bandwidth in IP Network Paths
Ahmed Ait Ali and Francis Lepage

Keeping Order: Determining the Effect of TCP Packet Reordering
Colin M. Arthur, Andrew Lehane, and David Harle

Session chair: Mario Freire

Erlang Reduced Load Model for Optical Burst Switched Grids
Marc De Leenheer, Chris Develder, Filip De Turck, Bart Dhoedt, and Piet Demeester

Grid-Enpowered Optical Burst Switched Network: Architecture, Protocols and Testbed
Georgios Zervas, Reza Nejabati, and Dimitra Simeonidou

A Signaling Architecture for Consumer Oriented Grids Based on Optical Burst Switching
R. Avó, M. Guerreiro, N. S. C. Correia, and M. C. R. Medeiros

Performance of Optical Burst Switched Networks for Grid Applications
Nuno M. Garcia1, Manuela Pereira, Mário M. Freire, Paulo P. Monteiro, and Przemyslaw Lenkiewicz


ICAS 2007

ICAS1: Modeling and Algorithms
Session chair: Luis Fernando Orleans

MOF-EMF Alignment
Maddeh Mohamed, Mohamed Romdhani, and Khaled Ghedira

Context-based Multimedia Ontology Model
Tanko Ishaya and Emmanuel Eze

Design and Analyze the Communication in the Multi-core SoC
Driven by Petri Net
Yu Yonggang, Chen Tianzhou, and Dai Hongjun

Automatic Synthesis of Robust Numerical Controllers
Giuseppe Della Penna, Daniele Magazzeni, Alberto Tofani,
Benedetto Intrigila, Igor Melatti, and Enrico Tronci

Improving Performance of Chemical Autonomic Information Diffusion Protocol
Navid Ghazisaidi and Ali Ghazisaeidi

Optimization for QoS on Web-Service-Based Systems with Tasks Deadlines
Luis Fernando Orleans and Pedro Nuno Furtado

ICAS2: Design and Development I
Session chair: Fumio Machida

Concurrent Inference of High Level Context Using Alternative Context Construction Trees
Michael Krause, Claudia Linnhoff-Popien, and Markus Strassberger

Adaptive Monitoring for Virtual Machine Based Reconfigurable Enterprise Systems
Fumio Machida, Masahiro Kawato, and Yoshiharu Maeno

Agent Design of SmArt License Management System Using Gaia Methodology
Qian Zhao, Yu Zhou, and Mark Perry

Autonomously Reconstructable Semi-structured P2P Networks for File Sharing
Kei Ohnishi, Satoshi Nagamatsu, Toshiya Okamura, and Yuji Oie

A Dynamic QoS Management for Next Generation of Services
H. Huynh, E. Lavinal, and N. Simoni

ICAS3: Design and Development II
Session chair: Michael A. Bauer

Cleaning and Processing RSS Measurements for Location Fingerprinting
Mikkel Baun Kjaergaard

Adaptive Context-Aware Access Control Policy in Ad-hoc Networks
Ayda Saidane

A Methodology & Tool for Determining Inter-component Dependencies Dynamically in J2EE Environments
Umesh Bellur

An Approach to Comprehending Networked Applications through Analogy
Maxim Shevertalov, Edward Stehle, Chris Rorres, Spiros Mancoridis,
and Moshe Kam

Adaptation Strategies in Policy-Driven Autonomic Management
Raphael M. Bahati, Michael A. Bauer, and Elvis M. Vieira

ICAS4: Design and Development III
Session chair: Darcy G. Benoit

Context Aware Orchestration Meta Model
Frederick Seyler, Chantal Taconet, and Guy Bernard

Performance Diagnosis for Changing Workloads
Darcy G. Benoit

Large Scale Service Deployment - Application to OSGi
François Buade, Virginie Legrand Contes, and Vincent Lestideu

Task-Based Composition of the Context-Sensitive UIs of Physical Environments
Marko Palviainen

Fighting Information Overflow with Personalized Comprehensive Information Access: A Proactive Job Recommender
Danielle H. Lee and Peter Brusilovsky 

ICAS5: Theory and Practice I
Session chair: Laurent George

Worst Case Response Time Analysis of Sporadic Task Graphs with EDF
Non-preemptive Scheduling on a Uniprocessor
Huixue Zhao, Laurent George, and Serge Midonnet

Constraint Verification for Concurrent System Management Workflows Sharing Resources
Shinji Kikuchi, Satoshi Tsuchiya, Motomitsu Adachi,
and Tsuneo Katsuyama

Load Redistribution in Heterogeneous Systems
Tomas Koutny and Jiri Safarik

Exogenous Management in Autonomic Service Compositions
Alan Colman

A Survey of Autonomic Computing Systems
Mohammad Reza Nami and Koen Bertels

ICAS6: Theory and Practice II
Session chair: Alan Colman

The Bio-inspired Service Life-Cycle: An Overview
Heiko Pfeffer, David Linner, Ilka Radusch, and Stephan Steglich

A Fuzzy Constraint-Directed Autonomous Learning to Support Agent Negotiation
Tinh-Jung Yu, K. Robert Lai, Menq-Wen Lin, and Bo-Rue Kao

Multi-robot Exploration Based on Market Approach and Immune Optimizing Strategy
Guangming Xiong, Jianwei Gong, Huiyan Chen, and Zhibao Su

Modeling Distributed Scheduling via Fuzzy Constraint-Based Agent Negotiation
K. Robert Lai, Menq-Wen Lin, and Bo-Rue Kao

Digital Stock Control Mechanism in Electronic Retail Companies in UK
Ezendu Ariwa, Kishan Lukani

ICAS7: Advanced Automation I
Session chair: Swapnoneel Roy

Teach and Playback of Realistic Target Reaching Movement of Virtual Human Upper Limb
Meng Na, Li Ding, and Peifa Jia

A New Hardware Module for Stereo Matching Using Zernike Moments
Paschalis Gonidis, Leonidas Kotoulas, and Ioannis Andreadis

Towards Robust Layered Learning
Willi Richert and Bernd Kleinjohann

Algorithms and Design for an Autonomous Biological System
Swapnoneel Roy, Ashok Kumar Thakur, Anupama Pande,
and Minhazur Rahman

ICAS8: Advanced Automation II
Session chair: Hanan Lutfiyya

Towards Collective Spatial Awareness Using Binary Relations
Clemens Holzmann and Alois Ferscha

Server Autonomic Grouping Process for the Wireless Network Environment
John Tsiligaridis and Raj Acharya

Feedback Control Theoretic Technique for Data Centers
Wael Hosny Fouad Aly and Hanan Lutfiyya

Mobile Agent for Efficient Routing among Source Nodes in Wireless Sensor Networks
Elhadi Shakshuki, Xinyu Xing, and Haroon Malik

ICAS9: Advanced Automation III
Session chair: Dominic Greenwood 

Dynamic Provisioning of Resources in Data Centers
Bradley Simmons, Angela McCloskey, and Lutfiyya

Comparison and Performance Evaluation of Mobile Agent Platforms
Raquel Trillo, Sergio Ilarri, and Eduardo Mena

Ontology-Based Digital Ecosystem Conceptual Representation
Hai Dong, Farookh Khadeer Husain, and Elizabeth Chang

Autonomic Goal-Oriented Business Process Management
Dominic Greenwood and Giovanni Rimassa

Separating Pistachio Varieties Using Automatic Trainable Classifier
M. Omid, A. Mahmoudi, A. Aghagolzadeh, and A.M. Borghaee

ICAS10: Management and Control I
Session chair: Symeon Papavassiliou

An Investigation of Sharing of Seller Reputation among Buyers
in Agent-Based Markets
Sandhya Beldona and Costas Tsatsoulis

The Adapta Framework for Building Self-Adaptive Distributed Applications
Marcio Augusto Sekeff Sallem and Francisco José da Silva e Silva

Sensor Network Grids: Agent Environments Combined with QoS in Wireless Sensor Networks
Kostas Stathis, Stella Kafetzoglou, Symeon Papavassiliou,
and Stefano Bromuri

Non-linear Optimization of Performance Functions for Autonomic Database Performance Tuning           
Gennadi Rabinovitch and David Wiese

ICAS11: Management and Control II
Session chair: Yoshiro Imai

Autonomic systems, coping strategies and dream functions
Carl Adams

Use Case Driven Approach to Self-Monitoring in Autonomic Systems
A. R. Haydarlou, M.A. Oey, B. J. Overeinder, and F.M.T. Brazier

A Mobile Phone-Enhanced Remote Surveillance System with Electric Power Appliance Control and Network Camera Homing
Yoshiro Imai, Yukio Hori, and Shin’ichi Masuda

On Modeling Adaptation in Context-Aware Mobile Grid Systems
Otebolaku A. M., Adigun M. O., J. S. Iyilade, and Ekabua O. O.

ICAS12: Management and Control III
Session chair: Sara Casolari

Self-Inspection Mechanisms for the Support of Autonomic Decisions in Internet-Based Systems
Mauro Andreolini, Sara Casolari, and Michele Colajanni

GRID Resource Consumption Estimates and Planning
G. Grabarnik, L. Kozakov, V. Lemberg, I. Rish, and L. Shwartz

System Health in Locally Autonomic Radio-Telescopes
Martin van Veelen

SVC-Based Multivariate Control Charts for Automatic Anomaly Detection in Computer Networks
Zhisheng Zhang, Xuejun Zhu, and Jionghua Jin

Session chair: Hanan Lutfiyya

Autonomic Behaviour in QoS Management           
Rachid Anane

A Multi-agent-based Architecture for Enterprise Customer and Supplier Cooperation Context-Aware Information Systems
Xiang Liu

A Cyberforaging Infrastructure Based on Web Services
Hoafan Liang and Hanan Lutfiyya

Architecting Principles for Self-Managing Enterprise IT Systems
Kemal A. Delic, Jeff A. Riley, and Yassine Faihe

Session chair: Łukasz Skonieczny

Towards a DL-based Semantic User Model for Web Personalization
Yanwu Yang, Marie-Aude Aufaure, Christophe Claramunt

Natural Search Queries for Consumer-Oriented Databases
Marek Lipczak and Evangelos Milios

A Context Sensitive Public Display for Adaptive Multi-user Information Visualization
Ana Hilda Morales-Arancia and Oscar Mayora-Ibarra

Using Annotated Policy Documents as a User Interface for Process Management
Alan S. Abrahams and David M. Eyers

Session chair: Nhien-An Le-Khac

AMI-SME: An Exploratory Approach to Knowledge Retrieval for SME’s
Piotr Gawrysiak, Henryk Rybiński, Łukasz Skonieczny,
and Przemysław Więch

Generating Adaptable User Interfaces for Browsing XML Documents User Interfaces Adaptation Using User Profiles of Applications Policies
Benoît Encelle and Nadine Baptiste-Jessel

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