Honorary Chair

Mohammad S. Obaidat
Monmouth Univ., NJ, USA

General Chair

Jose Sevillano
Univ. of Seville, Spain

Program Chairs

Raffaele Bolla
Univ. of Genoa, Italy

Pere Vilŕ
Univ. of Girona, Spain

Isaac Woungang
Ryerson Univ., Canada

Tutorials Chair

Sanjay K. Dhurandher
Univ. of Delhi, India

Publicity Committee

Essia Hamouda (Chair)
Univ. of California, Riverside, USA

Nathalie Mitton
INRIA Lille Nord Europe, France

Hannes Frey
Univ. of Paderborn, Germany

Local Arrangement Chair

Mamadou D. Seck
Delft Univ., The Netherlands

Publication Chair

Daniel Cascado
Univ. of Seville, Spain

Awards Chairs

Franco Davoli
Univ. of Genoa, Italy

Jose L. Marzo
Univ. of Girona, Spain


Antonio Bueno
Univ. of Girona, Spain

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Technical Co‑Sponsor ComSoc logo IEEE Communications Society www.comsoc.org

Technical Sponsor IEEE logo IEEE SMC Society, Enterprise Information Systems TC and Information Assurance & Intelligent Multimedia-Mobile Communications TC www.ieeesmc.org

SPECTS 2011 Program

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Monday, June 27, 2011

Opening Day Keynotes

Opening Session and Keynote Speech

Room: Amazon
Keynote I
Keynote Speaker: Joachim Fuchs, Head of the System Modeling and Functional Verification, The European Space Agency
Modeling and Simulation for Complex Design and Verification

Joint SISO/SCS Keynote Speech

Room: Amazon
Keynote II
Keynote Speaker: Rear Admiral Visser, Director of Weapon Systems Netherlands Defense Materiel Organization, Netherlands
M&S Standards for Innovative and Affordable NL Armed Forces

Keynote III
Keynote Speaker: Tayfur Altiok, Director, Laboratory for Port Security, CAIT; Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering Rutgers, The State Univ. of New Jersey
Risk Analysis and Simulation Modeling

Keynote Speech

Room: Amazon
Keynote IV
Keynote Speaker: Helen D. Karatza, Professor, Department of Informatics, Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki, Greece
Performance of Grids and Clouds – Challenges and Research Directions

Track 1

Session 1: Wireless and Grid Systems

Room: Europe 1
Session Chair: Helen Karatza, Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki, Greece
A Cache Management Strategy to Replace Wear Leveling Techniques for Embedded Flash Memory
Jalil Boukhobza, Pierre Olivier, and Stéphane Rubini
Directing Requests in a Large-Scale Grid System Based On Resource Categorization
Konstantinos Karaoglanoglou and Helen Karatza
Fire Monitoring in Coal Mines Using Wireless Sensor Networks: A Protocol and Its Performance Evaluation
Sudip Misra and Mohammad S. Obaidat
Performance Impact of Job Arrivals on Clusters and Grids Through Realistic Model-Based Simulation
Ngoc Minh Tran and Lex Wolters

Track 2

Session 2: Computer Architecture I

Room: Europe 2
Session Chair: Jose Saldana, Univ. of Zaragoza, Spain
An Approach Using Node Operating Point for Performance Analysis with Network Calculus
Kishore Angrishi
A Performance Comparison Study Between Synchronous and Asynchronous FPGA for Spyke Based Systems
Rafael Paz-Vicente, Elena Cerezuela-Escudero, Manuel Dominguez-Morales, Angel Jimenez-Fernandez, Alejandro Linares-Barranco, and Gabriel Jiménez-Moreno
A Program Phase Detection Method Based On Architectural Signature for Multicore Processors
Hamid Reza Khaleghzadeh and Hossein Deldari
Improving Quality in a Distributed IP Telephony System by the Use of Multiplexing Techniques
Jenifer Murillo, Jose Saldana, Julián Fernández-Navajas, José Ruiz-Mas, Jose I. Aznar, and Eduardo Viruete Navarro

Tuesday, June 28, 2011


Tutorial SPECTS

Room: Europe 1
Design Issues in Time-Driven Sensor Networks
Instructor: Dr. Sebastiŕ Galmés, Universitat de les Illes Balears (Spain)

Track 1

Session 3: Internet Technologies

Room: Europe 1
Session Chair: Paul Davern, University College Cork (UCC), Ireland
State of the Art of Existing Standards for the Evaluation of Network Performance and Energy Consumption
Raffaele Bolla, Roberto Bruschi and Chiara Lombardo
Extrapolation Tool for Load Testing Results
Subhasri Duttagupta and Rajesh Mansharamani
Self/Reconfiguration Approach for Web/Caches
Rachid El Abdouni Khayari, Adisa Musovic, Robert Siegfried, and Ingo Zschoch

Session 4: Networking Techniques

Room: Europe 1
Session Chair: Jose Luis Sevillano, Univ. of Seville, Spain
Performance Analysis of Ubiquitous Web Systems for Smartphones
Scott Fowler, Anders Peterson, and Katrin Hameseder
Network Requirements Evaluation of a Multi/User Virtual Environment
Juan Luis Font, Daniel Cascado, Jose Luis Sevillano, Gema Lopez, Salvador Romero, and Gabriel Jimenez
A New Interference Aware On Demand Routing Protocol for Vehicular Networks
Peppino Fazio, Floriano De Rango and Cesare Sottile

Session 5: Computer Architecture II

Room: Europe 1
Session Chair: Jalil Boukhobza, Univ. of Occidental Brittany, France
Using Virtualization for Online Kernel Profiling, Code Coverage and Instrumentation
Eviatar Khen, Nezer Jacob Zaidenberg and Amir Averbuch
A Fluid Model for High-End Network Equipment With QoS Policed Aggregated Traffic
Raffaele Bolla and Roberto Bruschi
Energy-Optimal Scheduling in Low Duty Cycle Sensor Networks
Nursen Aydin, Mehmet Karaca, and Ozgur
Dynamic Performance Stubs to Simulate the Main Memory Behavior of Applications
Peter Trapp, Markus Meyer, and Christian Facchi

Track 2

Session 6: Wireless Systems and Networks

Room: Europe 2
Session Chair: Bounouh Najjar Monia, ISI-El Manar-Tunis, Tunisia
A Simple Nonsaturated IEEE 802.11e EDCA Model
Qinglin Zhao, D. H. K. Tsang, and Taka Sakurai
Relay Node Insertion in Sparse Time-Driven Wireless Sensor Networks
Sebastiŕ Galmés
On the Efficiency of Multicasting for IPTV Delivery Over IEEE802.16j Networks
Alireza Abdollahpouri and Bernd E. Wolfinger
Improving The Equal/Spacing Design In IEEE 802.11e HCCA Wireless Networks
Li Feng and Jianqing Li

Session 7: Distributed Architectures

Room: Europe 2
Session Chair: Rafael Paz, Univ. of Seville, Spain
Performance Study of Spyke Visual Processing on a Supercomputer
Rafael Montero-Gonzalez, Fernando Perez-Pena, Arturo Morgado-Estevez, Alejandro Linares-Barranco, Miguel Angel Rodriguez-Jodar, Gabriel Jimenez-Moreno, and Rafael Paz-Vicente
Comparative Study of Cost Distribution Changing Schemes for Multicast Services
Antonio Bueno, Pere Vilŕ, and Ramon Fabregat
Out-of-order Execution in Master/Slave Speculative Parallelization Architecture for Computer Clusters
Joan Puiggalí, Teo Jové, and Jose Luis Marzo

Session 8: Tools, Methodologies and Applications I

Room: Europe 2
Session Chair: Raffaele Bolla, Univ. of Genoa, Italy
Research on Multi-Policy Supporting Access Control Model
Jing Wang, Lian-xing Jia, and Zhi Lin
Decreasing Call Blocking Probability of Broadband TV Services in Networks with Tree Topology
Junyu Lai, Bernd E. Wolfinger, and Stephan Heckmüller
Towards an Automated Client-Side Framework for Evaluating HTTP/TCP Performance
Paul Davern, Noor Nashid, Ahmed Zahran, and Cormac J. Sreenan

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Single Track

Session 9: Tools, Methodologies and Applications II

Room: Europe 1
Session Chair: Pere Vilŕ, Univ. of Girona, Spain
LOGPX: A New Communication Model for Message-Passing Programs
Yufei Lin, Xiaowei Guo, and Xinhai Xu
A New Parallel Recomputing Code Design Methodology for Fault-Tolerant Parallel Algorithm
Yunfei du, Lin Peng, and Kejia Zhao
Bandwidth Efficiency Improvement of Online Games by the Use of Tunneling, Compressing and Multiplexing Techniques
Jose Saldana, Jenifer Murillo, Julián Fernández-Navajas, José Ruiz-Mas, José I. Aznar, and Eduardo Viruete Navarro

Session 10: Work in Progress I

Room: Europe 1
Session Chair: Floriano De Rango, Univ. of Calabria, Italy
Towards Mature Temporal Accuracy Assessment of Processors Models and Simulators for Real-Time Systems Development
Rehab Massoud, Mohamed Abdelhalim, and Mahmoud Allam
A Conservative Time-Management Model with Optimized Degree of Parallelism for Distributed Simulation
Zexin Jiang, Wei Dong, and Yindong Ji
A System C-AMS Simulation Environment for the Evaluation of Energy Harvesting Wireless Sensor Networks
Leander Bernd Hörmann, Philipp Maria Glatz, Christian Steger, and Reinhold Weiss

Session 11: Work in Progress II

Room: Europe 1
Session Chair: Floriano De Rango, Univ. of Calabria, Italy
Influence of the Router Buffer on Online Games Traffic Multiplexing
Jose Saldana, Julián Fernández-Navajas, José Ruiz-Mas, José I. Aznar, Eduardo Viruete, and Luis Casadesus
A Reconfiguration Technique for Area-Efficient Network-On-Chip Topologies
Alexander Logvinenko and Dietmar Tutsch
Design of a Flexible and Scalar Hypervisor Module for Simulating Cloud Computing Environments
Alberto Núńez, Gabriel González, Jose Vázquez-Poletti, Agustín Caminero, Jesús Carretero, and Ignacio Llorente