ARC-TCP logo ARC-TCP: Models and algorithms
for TCP/IP Networks
École Normale Supérieure
November 5-7
Paris, France
Preliminary program
Previous ARC-TCP workshops
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ARC-TCP: Preliminary program

November 5, 2003

10:00-11:00 Plenary lecture: Brownian network models of congestion at flow level
F. P. Kelly (Univ. Cambridge)
[Paper] | [Abstract]

11:00-11:15 Coffee break

Session 1: Session level analysis I

11:15-11:45 On Performance bounds for balanced fairness
Authors: T. Bonald, A. Proutière (France Telecom R&D)
Speaker: T. Bonald
[Paper] | [Abstract]
11:45-12:15 Sharing ressources in overload with TCP
Authors: P. Brown, D. Collange (France Telecom R&D)
Speaker: P. Brown
[Paper] | [Abstract]
12:15-14:30 Lunch

Session 2: Long-lived TCP sessions I

14:30-15:00 Stability of TCP source subject to a constant drop probability
D. McDonald (Univ. of Ottawa)
[Paper] | [Abstract]
15:00-15:30 Comparison of fixed point approach and utility function for modeling TCP/IP
Authors: E. Altman, K. Avrachenkov, C. Barakat (INRIA), K. Chandrayana (Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst.)
Speaker: K. Avrachenkov
[Paper] | [Abstract]
15:30-16:00 Equation-based rate control: Is it TCP-Friendly?
Authors: J.-Y Le Boudec, M. Vojnovic (EPFL)
Speaker: M. Vojnovic
[Paper] | [Abstract]
16:00-16:30 Coffee break

Session 3: Overlay networks

16:30-17:00 Insensitive load balancing in communication networks.
Authors: T. Bonald, M. Jonckheere, A. Proutière
Speaker: M. Jonckheere
[Paper] | [Abstract]
17:00-17:30 A simple model for the analysis of Squirrel
Authors: F. Clévenot, P. Nain (INRIA)
Speaker: F. Clévenot
[Paper] | [Abstract]

November 6, 2003

9:30-10:30 Plenary lecture: Deterministic and Stochastic Models of Congestion Control
R. Srikant (Univ. Illinois)
[Paper] | [Abstract]
10:30-10:45 Coffee break

Session 4: Long-lived TCP sessions II

10:45-11:15 TCP Throughput Analysis Under Transmission Error and Congestion Losses
François Baccelli (ENS/INRIA) and Ki Baek Kim (ENS/INRIA)
Speaker: Ki Baek Kim
[Paper] | [Abstract]
11:15-11:45 Loss strategies for competing TCP/IP connections
Authors: E. Altman (INRIA), R. El Azouzi (Univ. Avignon), B. Tuffin (INRIA), D. Ros (INRIA)
Speaker: B. Tuffin
[Paper] | [Abstract]
11:45-12:15 The role of information update in TCP
Authors: E. Altman (INRIA), Tamer Basar (University of Illinois), N. Malouch (Univ. Paris 6)
Speaker: N. Malouch
[Paper] | [Abstract]
12:15-14:30 Lunch

Session 5: Session level analysis and measurements II

14:30-15:00 Measurements from an Internet backbone link carrying TCP traffic
F. Guillemin (France Telecom R&D)
[Paper] | [ [Abstract]
15:00-15:30 A Mean Field Analysis of Interacting Short Lived TCP Flows
F. Baccelli (ENS/INRIA), Augustin Chaintreau (ENS/INRIA), Danny De Vleeschauwer (Alcatel) and David R. McDonald (Univ. of Ottawa)
Speaker: François Baccelli
[Paper] | [Abstract]
15:30-16:00 Closed-loop analysis of the bottleneck buffer under adaptive window
controlled transfer of HTTP-like traffic
Authors: A. Kumar (IISc Bangalore), A.-A. Kherani (INRIA)
Speaker: A.-A. Kherani
[Paper] | [Abstract]
16:00-16:30 Coffee break

Session 6: Long-lived TCP sessions III

16:30-17:00 Asymptotic Tail Distribution of End-to-End Delay in Networks of Queues with Self-Similar Cross Traffic
Marc Lelarge (ENS/INRIA), Zhen Liu (IBM), Cathy Xia (IBM)
Speaker: Marc Lelarge
[Paper] | [Abstract]
17:00-17:30 Analysis of AIMD protocols over paths with variable delay
Authors: E. Altman, C. Barakat (INRIA), V. Ramos Ramos (Univ. Nice-Sophia Antipolis)
Speaker: Víctor Ramos
[Paper] | [Abstract]
19:30 Banquet

November 7, 2003

9:30-10:15 Plenary lecture: Fast TCP
S. Low (Caltech)
[Paper] | [Abstract]
10:15-10:30 Coffee break

Session 7: Service differentiation

10:30-11:00 Cross-protect: Implicit service differentiation and admission control
Authors: A. Kortebi, S. Oueslati, J. Roberts (France Telecom R&D)
Speaker: J. Roberts
[Paper] | [Abstract]
11:00-11:30 Differentiation between short and long TCP flows
Authors: K. Avrachenkov (INRIA), U. Ayesta (France Telecom R&D/INRIA), P. Brown (France Telecom R&D), E. Nyberg (Helsinki University of Technology)
Speaker: U. Ayesta (France Telecom R&D/INRIA)
[Paper] | [Abstract]
11:30-12:00 Background transfer service: emulating low-priority transport at the application layer
Author: L. Massoulié (Microsoft)
[Paper] | [Abstract]
12:00-14:00 Lunch

Session 8: Wireless

14:00-14:30 On the effect of feedback traffic in IEEE 802.11.b WLANs
Authors: D. Miorandi, E. Altman (INRIA)
Speaker: D. Miorandi
[Paper] | [Abstract]
14:30-15:00 Handling two-way TCP traffic in bandwidth asymmetric links
Authors: C. Barakat, W. Dabbous, F. Louati (INRIA)
Speaker: C. Barakat.
[Paper] | [Abstract]
15:00-15:30 Wireless downlink data channels: user performance and the impact of mobility
Authors: T. Bonald, A. Proutière
Speaker: A. Proutière
[Paper] | [Abstract]
15:30-16:00 A simulation study of TCP performance over UMTS downlink
Authors: B. Prabhu, E. Altman, K. Avratchenkov (INRIA), and J. Abadia Dominguez (France Telecom)
Speaker: B. Prabhu
[Paper] | [Abstract]
16:00-16:30 Coffee break

16:30-17:30 Panel