Advance Program

Monday November 13, 2006

08:00 - 08:45 Registration and Breakfast

08:45 - 09:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks

09:00 - 10:30 Session 1: Client-assisted Delivery and Caching

10:30 - 11:00 Break

11:00 - 12:30 Poster/Demo Briefs

12:30 - 02:00 Lunch

02:00 - 03:30 Session 2: Performance Optimizations I

03:30 - 04:00 Break

04:00 - 05:00 Session 3: Measurement and Characterization

06:00 - 08:00 Workshop Dinner

Tuesday November 14, 2006

08:30 - 09:00 Breakfast

09:00 - 10:30 Session 4: Performance Optimizations II

10:30 - 11:00 Break

11:00 - 12:30 Panel on Future Web Services

12:30 - 02:00 Lunch

02:00 - 03:30 Session 5: Web Data Mining

03:30 - 04:00 Break

04:00 - 05:00 Session 6: Security

05:00 - 05:15 Closing Remarks


Technical Sessions

Session 1: Client-Assisted Delivery and Caching

  • Peer-Assisted File Distribution: The Minimum Distribution Time
    Authors: Rakesh Kumar, Keith Ross

  • Enabling On-demand Query Result Caching in DotSlash for Handling Web Hotspots Effectively
    Authors: Weibin Zhao, Henning Schulzrinne

  • Before-Commit Client State Management Services for AJAX Applications
    Authors: Paul Castro, Frederique Giraud, Ravi Konuru, John Ponzo, Jerome White

Session 2: Performance Optimizations I

  • Algorithms for Optimizing Bandwidth Costs on the Internet Review Details
    Authors: Micah Adler, Ramesh Sitaraman, Harish Venkataramani

  • A Mixed Coding Scheme for Inverted File Index Compression
    Authors: Jinlin Chen, Ping Zhong, Terry Cook

  • DDG: An Efficient Prefetching Algorithm for Current Web Generation
    Authors: Josep Domnech, Jos A. Gil, Julio Sahuquillo, Ana Pont

Session 3: Measurement and Characterization

  • Characteristics of Mobile Web Content
    Authors: Paul Timmins, Sean McCormick, Emmanuel Agu, Craig Wills

  • Measurement and Modeling of A Web-based Question Answering System
    Authors: Chunyi Peng, Zaoyang Gong, Guobin Shen

Session 4: Performance Optimizations II

  • TCP Connection Management Mechanisms for Improving Internet Server Performance
    Authors: Amol Shukla, Tim Brecht

  • Semantically Coupled Header Compression
    Authors: Patrick Seeling, Martin Reisslein

  • Improving Packet Caching Scalability Through the Concept of an Explicit End of Data Marker
    Authors: Xiaolong Li, David Salyers, Aaron Striegel

Session 5: Web Data Mining

  • A Soft Semantic Web
    Authors: Eduardo H Ramirez Rangel, Ramon Brena Pinero

  • Web Information Extraction Using Generalized Hidden Markov Model
    Authors: Ping Zhong, Jinlin Chen, Terry Cook

  • The Gugubarra Project: Building and Evaluating User Profiles for Visitors of Web Sites
    Authors: Natascha Hoebel, Sascha Kaufmann, Karsten Tolle, R. V. Zicari

Session 6: Security

  • Voice Interactive Personalized Security (VoIPSec) protocol:Fortify Internet telephony by providing end-to-end security through inbound key exchange and biometric verification
    Authors: Spyros Kopsidas, Dimitris Zisiadis, Leandros Tassiulas

  • Schema-Driven Security Filter Generation For Distributed Data Integration
    Authors: Hui Dong, Zhimin Wang, Robert Morris, Douglas Sellers


Posters and Demos

  • Dogear in its enterprise ecosystem.
    Authors: Jonathan Feinberg (IBM)

  • Sessionsuite Communications Governance.
    Authors: Fergal Glynn (Bluenote Networks)

  • Next Generation Web Mash-ups.
    Authors: Rahul Akolkar (IBM)

  • Koala: Automating Web Activites. 
    Authors: Allen Cypher (IBM)

  • Web 2.0 Programmability for Open Document Format.
    Authors: Fenil Shah (IBM)

  • Radar: Intelligent News delivery service.
    Authors: Andy Gregorowicz (MITRE)

  • Web-based Visual Dissemination of Precision Weather Forecasts for Business Operations
    Authors: Lloyd A. Trenish and Anthony P. Prain  (IBM)

  • Ripple-X prototype with shared Investment Club Application. 
    Authors: Paul Castro, Ravi Konuru, Frederique Giraud, Lionel Villard (IBM)

  • accessibilityWorks.
    Authors: John Richards and Vicki Hanson (IBM)

  • Mughost. 
    Authors: Bryan Clark (Redhat Inc)

  • Disseminating Expertise in Social Networks. 
    Authors: Nishant Sastry (IBM)

  • DebtDetector: Custom Document Presentation from Semantic Annotation.
    Authors: David Gondek and Eric Brown (IBM)

  • The Selfish Neighbor Selection Problem In Overlay Networks.
    Authors: Georgios Smaragdakis (Boston University)