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IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium

Workshop on Resource Allocation Problems in Multimedia Systems

December 3, 1996
Washington, DC

Edited by

Kevin Jeffay
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Sponsored by

The IEEE Computer Society T.C. on Real-Time Systems




Dynamic Bandwidth Allocation


  • Dynamic Bandwidth Allocation for DistributedMultimedia with Adaptive QoS (PostScript) (PDF)
    D. Reininger, M. Ott, G. Michelitsch, and G. Welling, NEC USA
  • Resource Allocation in Stored Video-On-Demand Systems (PostScript) (PDF)
    Wu-Chi Feng, The Ohio State University
  • An Algorithm for Dynamic Bandwidth Allocation of MPEG Videos (PostScript) (PDF)
    Errin W. Fulp, and Douglas S. Reeves, North Carolina State University


QoS Architectures


  • User to Network QoS Parameter Transformation in Networked Multimedia Systems (PostScript) (PDF)
    Daniel Mosse, Ha Ly, University of Pittsburgh
  • An Application-level Quality of Service Architecture for Internet Collaboratories (PostScript) (PDF)
    G. Robert Malan, and Farnam Jahanian, University of Michigan
  • Minimizing the Quality-of-Service Requirement for Real-Time Video Conferencing (PostScript) (PDF)
    Injong Rhee, Radhika Rammonhan, Sarah Chodrow, Shun Yan Cheung, and Vaidy Sunderam, Emory University


Communication Architectures


  • Decoupling QOS Guarantees and Connection Establishment in Communication Networks (PostScript) (PDF)
    Dinesh C. Verma, Philips Research
  • Agent-based Network Signaling for Negotiations (Text)
    Weiyi Li, David G. Messerschmitt, University of California at Berkeley


Caching and Migration


  • An Architecture for Flexible Multimedia Prefetching (PostScript) (PDF)
    Dan Revel, Crispin Cowan, Dylan McNamee, Calton Pu, Jonathan Walpole, Oregon Graduate Institute of Science & Technology
  • The Role of Network Traffic Statistics in Devising Object Migration Policies (PostScript) (PDF)
    Ivan Marsic, Kanth S. L. Jonnalagadda, Rutgers University
  • Network Caching Resource Allocation for Multimedia Objects (PostScript) (PDF)
    Michael Kozuch, Wayne Wol, Andrew Wolfe, Princeton University


Multimedia Applications & Experiences


  • Exploiting Application Semantics to Manage Computational Resources (Text)
    Byron Jeff, Karsten Schwan, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Experiences with an Architecture for a Distributed Multimedia System (PostScript) (PDF)
    Nitin S. Naik, NASA, and Sitharama S. Iyengar, Louisiana State University
  • Maintaining High Transmitted Image Quality in Congested ATM Networks (PostScript) (PDF)
    Chun Wong, Albert M. K. Cheng, University of Houston


Operating System Services & Structures


  • Simple Input/Output Streaming in the Roadrunner Operating System (PostScript) (PDF)
    Frank Miller, George Apostolopoulos, Satish Tripathi, University of Maryland
  • LiquiMedia — A dynamically extensible cyclic executive (PostScript) (PDF)
    Robert Koeger, William Cowan, University of Waterloo
  • RSVP and Integrated Services in the Internet (PostScript) (PDF)
    Dilip Kandlur, Ashish Mehra, Debanjan Saha, IBM TJ Watson Research
  • Resource control in RT-Linux (PostScript) (PDF)
    Victor Yodaiken, New Mexico Institute of Technology
  • A Resource Centric Approach To Multimedia Operating Systems (PostScript) (PDF)
    Shuichi Oikawa, Ragunathan Rajkumar, Carnegie Mellon University


CPU & Network Scheduling


  • S2GPS: Slow-Start Generalized Processor Sharing (PostScript) (PDF)
    Anastasios Stamoulis, Jorg Liebeherr, University of Virginia
  • A Temporal Synchronization-based Scheduling Policy for Adaptive Multimedia Applications (PostScript) (PDF)
    Daniela Bourges Waldegg, Telecom Bretagne, France
  • Multimedia Applications Require Adaptive CPU Scheduling (PostScript) (PDF)
    Veronica Baiceanu, Crispin Cowan, Dylan McNamee, Calton Pu, Jonathan Walpole, Oregon Graduate Institute of Science and Technology
  • Parallel switching techniques for fixed-packet networks (PostScript) (PDF)
    Sanjoy Baruah, The University of Vermont
  • Why Using the Request Abstraction in Proportional Share Allocation Systems is Useful (PostScript) (PDF)
    Ion Stoica, Hui Zhang, Carnegie Mellon University, and Kevin Jeffay, University of North Carolina
  • Packet Scheduling for Multimedia Traffic in a Resource-Partitioned Network (PostScript) (PDF)
    Robert Simon, George Mason Unviersity


Traffic Policing & Flow Control


  • Traffic Reshaping in Packet-Switched Virtual-Circuit Fixed-Packet Networks (PostScript) (PDF)
    Sergey Gorinsky, Sanjoy Baruah, Alexander Stoyenko, New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • Resource Allocation for Multi-Media Communication in Heterogeneous Network (PostScript) (PDF)
    Anirudha Sahoo, Wei Zhao, Biao Chen, Texas A&M University
  • An Adaptive Feedback Control Based Cell Scheduler for ATM Networks (PostScript) (PDF)
    S. Ramaswamy, P. Gburzynski, University of Alberta, Canada
  • Design and Implementation of a Flexible Traffic Controller for ATM Connections in a Multi-Tasks Operating System (PostScript) (PDF)
    Leila Lamti, Hossam Afifi, Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications, France