Wednesday April 18th 2001. Technical Conference, Day 2
9:00A-10:00A Keynote - John A. Stankovic, University of Virginia Distributed Systems Go Embedded
10:00A-10:30A BREAK
10:30A-12 noon Session 4A: Fault-Tolerant Issues I Session Chair: Yair Amir, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
Availability Study of Dynamic Voting Algorithms K. Ingols and I. Keidar, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA.
Modular Composition of Redundancy Management Protocols in Distributed Systems: An Outlook on Simplifying Protocol Level Formal Specification & Verification P. Sinha, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, and N. Suri, Chalmers University, Goteborg, Sweden.
Revisiting Hierarchical Quorum Systems N. Preguiça and J. Martins, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal.
10:30A-12 noon Session 4B: Multicast and Anycast Session Chair: Jie Wu, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, USA
Anonymous Gossip: Improving Multicast Reliability in Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks R. Chandra, V. Ramasubramanian, and K. Birman, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA.
Transactions on Partially Replicated Data Based on Reliable and Atomic Multicasts U. Fritzke, Jr. and P. Ingels, IRISA, Rennes Cedex, France.
Distributed Admission Control for Anycast Flows with QoS Requirements D. Xuan, Texas A&M University, College Station, USA and W. Jia, City University of Hong Kong, China.
10:30A-12 noon Session 4C: Distributed Programming Model Session Chair: Ron Olsson, University of California, Davis, USA
MAGE: A Distributed Programming Model E. Barr, R. Pandey, and M. Haungs, University of California, Davis, USA.
A Multi-threading Model for Distributed Mobile Objects and Its Realization in FarGo M. Abu and I. Ben-Shaul, Technion, Haifa, Israel.
On Slicing a Distributed Computation V. Garg and N. Mittal, University of Texas, Austin, USA.
12 noon - 1:30P LUNCH
1:30P-3:00P Session 5A: Fault-Tolerant Issues II Session Chair: Anish Arora, Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
Optimistic Active Replication P. Felber, Lucent Bell Laboratories, USA and A. Schiper, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland.
On the Minimal Characterization of the Rollback-Dependency Trackability Property I. Garcia and L. Buzato, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, São Paulo, Brasil.
Enforcing Perfect Failure Detection C. Fetzer, AT&T Labs Research, Florham Park, USA.
1:30P-3:00P Session 5B: Object Oriented Systems Session Chair: Dave Bakken, Washington State University, Pullman, USA
A Fully Automated Object Extraction System for the World Wide Web D. Buttler, L. Liu, and C. Pu, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA.
Maintaining Mutual Consistency for Cached Web Objects B. Urgaonkar, A. Ninan, M. Raunak, P. Shenoy, and K. Ramamritham, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA.
Object Distribution with Local Information B. Silaghi and P. Keleher, University of Maryland, College Park, USA.
1:30P-3:00P Session 5C: Security Issues Session Chair: Clifford Neuman,  University of Southern Californina, Marina Del Rey, USA
Generalized Role-Based Access Control M. Moyer and M. Ahamad, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA.
Exploring Robustness in Group Key Agreement Y. Amir, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA, Y. Kim,  Univ. of Southern Californina, Marina Del Ray, USA, C. Nita-Rotaru, J. Schultz, J. Stanton, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA, and G. Tsudik, University of California, Irvine, USA
RAD: A Compile-Time Solution to Buffer Overflow Attacks Tzi-cker Chiueh, Fu-Hau Hsu, State University of New York, Stony Brook, USA
3:00P-3:30P BREAK
3:30P-5:00P Session 6A: Distributed Databases Session Chair: Joe Loyall, BBN Technologies, USA
On-Line Realignment of Clients in Networked Databases J.-H. Park and A. Delis, Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, USA.
Combining Generality and Practicality in a Conit-Based Continuous Consistency Model for Wide-Area Replication H. Yu and A. Vahdat, Duke University, Durham, USA.
Distributed Query Processing in the Internet: Exploring Relation Replication and Network Characteristics C.-H. Lee and M.-S. Chen, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.
3:30P-5:00P Session 6B: Distributed Operating Systems II Session Chair; Mukesh Singhal, Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
Fast Reconciliations in Fluid Replication L. Cox and B. Noble, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA.
Random, Ephemeral Transaction Identifiers in Dynamic Sensor Networks J. Elson and D. Estrin, University of California, Los Angeles and USC-ISI, USA.
Adaptive Parameter Collection in Dynamic Distributed Environments Z. Fu and N. Venkatasubramanian, University of California, Irvine, USA.
3:30P-5:00P Session 6C: Mobile Computing and Communication Session Chair: Ann Murphy, University of Rochester
Adaptive Approaches to Relieving Broadcast Storms in a Wireless Multihop Mobile Ad Hoc Network Y.-C. Tseng, National Chiao-Tung University, Hsin-Chu, Taiwan, S.-Y. Ni, and E.-Y. Shih, National Central University, Chung-Li, Taiwan.
Adaptive Beacon Placement N. Bulusu, Univ. of California, Los Angeles and USC-ISI, USA, J. Heidemann University of Southern California, USA, and D. Estrin, Univ. of California, Los Angeles and USC-ISI, USA.
A Transparent Network Handover for Nomadic CORBA Users R. Ruggaber and J. Seitz, University of Karlsruhe, Germany.