Workshop 03 Nbis

6th International Workshop on Network-Based Information Systems


Wednesday, September 3, 2003


Session 1: Communication Networks and Protocols

10:30 - 12:30

Chair: Leonard Barolli, FIT, Japan


A Proposal of a High Quality Video Delivery Method in Small-scale Best Effort Networks

Yuka Kato and Katsuya Hakozaki, Univ. of Electro-Communications, Japan


Theoretic Framework for Feedback Control Models in High-Speed Networks

B.G. Kim and G. Pecelli, Univ. of Mass., U.S.A


Efficient Index Caching Schemes for Data Broadcasting in Mobile Computing Environments

Jen-Jou Hung and Yungho Leu, National Taiwan Univ. of Science and Technology, Taiwan R.O.C


Mobile Web Service Platform for Robust, Responsive Distributed Application

Takashi Yoshikawa, Ken Ohta, Tomohiro Nakagawa, and Shoji Kurakake, NTT DoCoMo, Inc., Japan


12:30 - 13:30 Lunch


Session 2: Distributed Cooperating Information Systems

13:30 - 15:30

Chair: Vlad Wietrzyk, Univ. of Western Sydney, Australia


Flexibility in Group Communication Service

Tomoya Enokido, Makoto Takizawa, Tokyo Denki University, Japan, and Vlad Wietrzyk, Univ. of Western Sydney., Australia


Load Sharing in Cluster Service Provision

Rachid Anane, Coventry Univ., UK, Richard Anthony, The Univ. of Greenwich, UK, Kuo-Ming Chao, and Muhammed Younas, Coventry Univ., UK


A Communication-Aware Task Scheduling Algorithm for Heterogeneous Systems

Guan-Joe Lai, Pei-Shan Sung, Jywe-Fei Fang, Chao-Chin Wu, and Der-Lin Pean, National Taichung Teachers College, Taiwan,R.O.C.


Statistical Analysis of Virtual Japanese Traditional Crafting Presentation

Akihiro Miyakawa, Kaoru Sugita, and Yoshitaka Shibata, Iwate Prefectural Univ., Japan


15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break


Session 3: Mobile Communication and Networks

16:00 - 18:00

Chair: Bingyang Zhou, Australia


A QoS Routing Method for Ad-Hoc Networks Based on Genetic Algorithm

Leonard Barolli, Fukuoka Institute of Technology (FIT), Japan, Akio Koyama, Yamagata Univ., Japan, and Norio Shiratori, Tohoku Univ., Japan


Service Rings - A Semantic Overlay for Service Discovery in Ad hoc Networks

Michael Klein, Birgitta Konig-Ries, and Philipp Obreiter, Univ. of Karlsruhe, Germany


Mobile Content Operation Design: Lessons Learned in the Long-term Experience

Toshihiko Yamakami, ACCESS, Japan


Multi-user driven Path Prediction Algorithm for Mobile Computing

Miltiadis Kyriakakos, Univ. of Athens, Greece, Stathis Hadjiefthymiades, Hellenic Open Univ., Greece, Nikos Frangiadakis, and Lazaros Merakos, Univ. of Athens, Greece



Thursday, September 4, 2003


Session 4: Internet and Web-based Applications

10:30 - 12:30

Chair: Tomoya Enokido, Tokyo Denki Univ., Japan


Transactional Aid to Workflow Distribution to Support E-Commerce

Vlad I. Wietrzyk, Univ. of Western Sydney, Australia and Makoto Takizawa, Tokyo Denki Univ., Japan


An Integrated Web Security System

Bingyang Zhou, Australian Catholic Univ., Australia


A Model for Context-dependent Access Control for Web-based Services with Role-based Approach

Ruben Wolf, Thomas Keinz, and Markus Schneider, Fraunhofer Gesellschaft(FhG), Institute for Secure Telecooperation(SIT), Germany


Temporal Information Retrieval in Cooperative Search Engine

Nobuyoshi Sato, Minoru Uehara, and Yoshifumi Sakai, Toyo Univ., Japan