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Measurement-based research: methodology, experiments and tools

This full-day workshop aims at gathering all the FIRE projects under the measurement methodology, experiments, and tools thematic. Participants are invited to present their current needs and developments on measurements and associated tools in the context of experimental research. Measurements and measurement tools will be key elements in the operation and management of future network infrastructures, at the equipment and network performance monitoring level but also in support of higher-level control functionality such as on-line analysis and diagnostic. These tools also play a fundamental role in measurement-based experimental research relying on the experimental evaluation and benchmarking of project outcomes including protocols, systems, etc. by means of reliable and verifiable tools.

This workshop consists of 11 talks from 9 different FIRE European projects and a final round table. Speakers will present their current needs and developments on measurements and associated tools in the context of experimental research. Four talks present and discuss specific "measurement and tools" needs in FIRE projects. Presentations discuss tools needs in wireless/sensor networks, informatic-centric networking, large scale experimental facilities, and openflow-enabled networks. Six talks present tools that are currently used and/or under development and try to bridge gaps (how reusable some of these tools are, can they be extended/enhanced, what are their properties and capabilities with respect to other similar tools, etc.). The important point here is more about the potential of the tool(s) than their kinetic. Presentations discuss available tools to measure heterogeneous metrics in wireless/sensor networks, large scale experimental facilities, openflow-enabled networks, and Internet.

We are pleased to announce the publication of the revised papers as a post-proceedings in "Measurement methodology and tools (First European Workshop, FP7 FIRE/EULER Project, May 9, 2012, Aalborg, Denmark, Revised and extended papers)", editors Lluís Fŕbrega, Pere Vilŕ, Davide Careglio, Dimitri Papadimitriou, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), vol. 7586, 2013, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, ISSN 0302-9743, ISBN 978-3-642-41295-0, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-41296-7 (online).

DatesMay 9, 2012
Co-located withFuture Internet week
LocationAalborg, Denmark
DirectionAalborg Congress & Culture Center
FIRE Thematic workshopsAgenda (FIRE Wiki)

How to participate

A registration to the workshop is required by local organizers to reserve the rooms of the conference center. The registration process is available at this link.>

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Registration fee for Future Internet Week DKK 375 / EUR 50
09:00 - 12:30 (morning)
13:30 - 17:00 (afternoon)

The fee for this Workshop is 50 euros to cover the cost of lunch and coffee breaks.

This fee includes the participation to the Workshop, to the hands-on FIRE demo session (Thursday 10) and to the events scheduled on May 7 and 8. It does not include the participation to the events scheduled on May 10 and 11.


The workshop will consist of four different

Expected outcome(s):


9.20-9.30: Welcome

9.30-10.00: Session 1: Introduction talk: Measurement-based experimental methodology: matching measurements objectives, properties, and criteria with measurement tools

This introductory talk approaches the questions of what is meant by measurement in the experimental research context, what are the expected properties of measurements and associated tools, how to realize scientific and technical objectives by means of measurement-based experimentation (up to which extend a measurement tool can be designed in particular if the measurement model is not completely known, etc.).
Speaker: Dimitri Papadimitriou,

10.00-12.30: Morning session: Tools needs and tools developed in FIRE

Session chair: Josep L. Marzo,

10.30-11.00: Coffee break

12.30-13.30: Lunch break

13.30-16.20: Afternoon session: Tools needs and tools developed in FIRE

Session chair: Davide Careglio,

14.50-15.20: Coffee break

16.20-17.00: Session 4: Round table (40min)

A round table discussion about what can be performed/ reached by the projects together (from a directory of tools accessible to the FIRE community until joint tools developments), under which conditions, etc. (introductory questions)
Speakers: Javier Aracil, Thanasis Korakis, Dimitri Papadimitriou, Davide Careglio, Nicola Blefari Melazzi

17.00-17.15: Concluding session (15min)

Wrapping-up results of discussions and define possible action points and future activities

For additional information see FIRE wiki at and the workshop leaflet .

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