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9th EAI International Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools

December 14–16, 2015 | Berlin, Germany
  Monday morning
9:00 9:15 Welcome session
9:15 10:15 [keynote talk]
Martina Maggio.
Cloud Control: using control theory to optimize cloud applications performance
10:15 10:30 Coffee break
10:30 12:30 Network traffic modeling
Kazutomo Kobayashi and Yukio Takahashi.
Asymptotic End-to-end Backlog Evaluation in a Packet Network with a Wide Range of Traffic Flows Including Fractional Brownian Motions
Andrei Bejan, Richard Gibbens, Robert Hancock and Don Towsley.
Capacity bounds and robustness in multipath networks
Steffen Bondorf and Jens Schmitt.
Calculating Accurate End-to-End Delay Bounds – You Better Know Your Cross-Traffic
Michael Beck and Jens Schmitt.
Window Flow Control in Stochastic Network Calculus – The General Service Case
Felipe Olmos and Bruno Kauffmann.
An Inverse Problem Approach for Content Popularity Estimation
[Fast abstract]
Ian Marsh.
Understanding cache dynamics in the network: a software approach
12:30 13:30 Lunch
  Monday afternoon
13:30 15:00 Network and wireless tools
Ekaterina Evdokimova, Koen De Turck, Sabine Wittevrongel and Dieter Fiems.
An Analytical Performance Evaluation Tool for Wireless Access Points with Opportunistic Scheduling
Michael Faath and Rolf Winter.
A GLIMPSE of the Internet's Fabric
Minoo Kargar Bideh, Andreas Petlund, Carsten Griwodz, Iffat Ahmed, Pal Halvorsen, Razieh Behjati, Anna Brunstrom and Stefan Alfredsson.
TADA: An Active Measurement Tool for Automatic Detection of AQM
Priyesh Shetty, Vivek Borkar and Gaurav Kasbekar.
An Adaptive Window Scheme for Backoff in 802.11 MAC Protocol
Henda Ben Cheikh.
Integration of streaming and elastic traffic: Modeling and Performance Analysis
[Fast abstract]
Nico Beierle and Peter M. Kruse.
Combining profiling and monitoring to analyze test coverage and identify performance problems
15:00 15:30 Coffee break
15:30 16:45 Wireless networks
Choman Abdullah and Nigel Thomas.
Performance Modelling of IEEE 802.11g Wireless LAN
Amira Choutri, Dominique Barth, Leila Kloul and Olivier Marcé.
Centralized Mobile Users Assignment Strategies for Energy Management in Het-LTE Networks
Soohwan Lee, Sangwoo Moon and Yung Yi.
On Greening Cellular Networks by Sharing Base Stations: A Game-theoretic Approach
18:30 Open-ended Social Event and Dinner at Riva Bar.
  Tuesday morning
9:00 10:00 [keynote talk]
Tobias Scheffer.
Active Model Evaluation
10:00 10:30 Coffee break
10:30 12:30 Analytical modeling
Marko Boon and Erik Winands.
Critically loaded k-limited polling systems
Jori Selen, Ivo Adan and Stella Kapodistria.
Approximate performance analysis of generalized join the shortest queue routing
Wendy Ellens, Péter Kovács, Rudesindo Núñez-Queija and Hans van den Berg.
Routing policies for a partially observable two-server queueing system
Peter Buchholz, Jan Kriege and Dimitri Scheftelowitsch.
Equivalence and Minimization for Model Checking Labeled Markov Chains
Hamed Ghasemieh, Anne Remke, Boudewijn Haverkort and Gianfranco Ciardo.
Approximate Analysis of Hybrid Petri nets with Probabilistic Timed Transitions
[Fast abstract]
Michelle Borm, Brendan Patch, Thomas Taimre and Ivo Adan.
Evaluation of a Self-organized Traffic Light Policy
12:30 13:30 Lunch and Poster Presentations
  Tuesday afternoon
13:30 15:30 Analytical modeling tools
Andrea Marin and Sabina Rossi.
Priority-based bandwidth allocation in wireless sensor networks
Tiberiu Chis and Peter Harrison.
Higher response time moments for M/M/1 discriminatory processor-sharing queues
Tobias Helms, Steffen Mentel and Adelinde M. Uhrmacher.
Dynamic State Space Partitioning for Adaptive Simulation Algorithms
Pieter-Tjerk de Boer, Daniel Reijsbergen and Werner Scheinhardt.
Interactive comparison of hypothesis tests for statistical model checking
Freek van den Berg, Boudewijn Haverkort and Jozef Hooman.
Efficiently Computing Latency Distributions by combined Performance Evaluation Techniques
Ken Keefe and William Sanders.
Reliability Analysis with Dynamic Reliability Block Diagrams in the Mobius Modeling Tool
[Fast abstract]
Michele Ciavotta, Danilo Ardagna and Anne Koziolek.
Palladio Optimization Suite: QoS optimization for component-based Cloud applications
15:30 16:00 Coffee break and Tool Demonstrations
16:00 18:00 Cloud and distributed computing I
Marta Beltran.
Defining an Elasticity Metric for Cloud Computing Environments
Johan van Leeuwaarden, Britt Mathijsen and Fiona Sloothaak.
Cloud provisioning in the QED regime
Gian-Luca Dei Rossi, Mauro Iacono and Andrea Marin.
Evaluating the impact of eDoS attacks to cloud facilities
Wouter Minnebo and Benny Van Houdt.
Analysis of Rate-Based Pull and Push Strategies with Limited Migration Rates in Large Distributed Networks
Guillaume Chapuis, Stephan Eidenbenz and Nandakishore Santhi.
 GPU Performance Prediction Through Parallel Discrete Event Simulation and Common Sense
  Wednesday morning
9:00 10:30 Cloud and distributed computing II
Jóakim von Kistowski and Samuel Kounev.
Univariate Interpolation-based Modeling of Power and Performance
Said Naser Said Kamil and Nigel Thomas.
A performance model of the Trusted Cloud Computing Platform VM Launch Protocol
Massimo Canonico and Davide Monfrecola.
CloudTUI-FTS: a user-friendly and powerful tool to manage Cloud Computing Platforms
Jianing Zhao and Peter Kemper.
Protecting Encryption Keys in Mobile Systems Against Memory Errors
Marziyeh Bayati, Mohamed Dahmoune, Jean-Michel Fourneau, Nihal Pekergin and Dimitris Vekris.
A tool based on traffic traces and stochastic monotonicity to analyze data centers and their energy consumption
[Fast abstract]
Mahdi Eslamimehr and George Edwards.
End-to-End Cross-Language Test Case Generation for Web Applications
10:30 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 13:00 Applications
Daniel Reijsbergen and Rajeev Ratan.
Probabilistic Modelling of the Impact on Bus Punctuality of a Speed Limit Proposal in Edinburgh
Pia Kempker, Nico van Dijk, Werner Scheinhardt, Hans van den Berg,  and Johann Hurink.
Optimization of Charging Strategies for Electric Vehicles in PowerMatcher-Driven Smart Energy Grids
Huaming Wu and Katinka Wolter.
Analysis of the Energy-Performance Tradeoff for Delayed Mobile Offloading
Maurits de Graaf, Richard J. Boucherie, Johann L. Hurink and Jan-Kees W. van Ommeren.
Average Case Analysis of the MST-heuristic for the Power Assignment Problem: special cases
Konstantin Nasartschuk, Marcel Dombrowski, Tristan M. Basa, Md. Mazder Rahman, Gerhard W. Dueck and Kenneth B. Kent.
GarCoSim: A Framework for Automated Memory Management Research and Evaluation
Almudena Diaz-Zayas, Álvaro Manuel Recio-Pérez, César Augusto García-Pérez and Pedro Merino.
Extending TestelDroid to support remote control and large-scale testing in mobile networks
13:00 13:15 Closing session