Program Overview

Wednesday, December 9    
  08:00 Registration opens
  09:00-17:30 Workshop sessions (Semper Aula)
Thursday, December 10    
  09:30-16:30 Workshop sessions (Semper Aula)
  18:00-23:00 Workshop Banquet in Zurich's unique tropical rain forest
Friday, December 11    
  09:15-15:30 Workshop sessions (Semper Aula)

IFIP and ETH Zurich Sponsored Awards

An award will be given to the authors of the best paper and the best workshop presentation. The best paper award recipients will be selected by an award committee headed by the PC Co-Chairs, while the best presentation will be determined by anoymous voting. We thank IFIP and ETH Zurich for their sponsorship.

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

08:00-17:00 Registration Open

09:00-09:30 Welcome Speeches

09:30-10:30 Keynote Lecture
Bernhard Plattner
Artificial Evolution of Truly Cooperative Robots
Dario Floreano, Laboratory of Intelligent Systems, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland (Speaker Bio)

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-13:00 Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks
Thrasyvoulos Spyropoulos
Self-management of routing on human proximity networks
Cellai, Davide; Nixon, Paddy; Dobson, Simon; Williamson, Graham

Revisiting P2P content sharing in wireless ad hoc networks
Sbai, Mohamed Karim; Barakat, Chadi

Event Detection using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: Ordered versus Self-organized Search
Yanmaz, Evsen

A Survey of Models and Methods for Self-Organizing Networked Systems (invited paper)
Wilfried Elmenreich, Raissa D'Souza, Christian Bettstetter, and Hermann de Meer

13:15-14:30 Lunch at the Faculty Club (Dozentenfoyer, Floor J)

14:30-16:00 Services, Storage, and Internet Routing
Karin Anna Hummel

Laying pheromone trails for balanced and dependable component mappings
Csorba, Mate; Jozsef, Heegaard, Poul; Meling, Hein

Self-organized Data Redundancy Management for Peer-to-Peer Storage Systems
Houri, Yaser; Jobmann, Manfred; Fuhrmann, Thomas

Self-Organization of Internet Paths
Kleiberg, Tom; Van Mieghem, Piet

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break

16:30-17:30 Short Papers (I)
Bernhard Plattner
A stable random-contact algorithm for peer-to-peer file sharing
Reittu, Hannu

A Decentralized Architecture for Distributed Neighborhood Based Search
Katzenbach, Pascal; Lorion, Yann; Timm, Ingo J.; Bogon, Tjorben

Scheduling in P2P Streaming: from Algorithms to Protocols
Montresor, Alberto; Abeni, Luca

Network Heterogeneity and Cascading Failures - An Evaluation for the case of BGP Vulnerability
Doerr, Christian; Smith, Paul; Hutchison, David

Thursday, December 10, 2009

09:00-10:00 and 15:00-17:00 Helpdesk Open

09:30-10:30 Keynote Lecture
Bernhard Plattner
Self-Organization: Hope or Hype?
Martin May
, Thomson Paris Research Laboratory, France (Speaker Bio)

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-12:00 Overlay Networks
Herrmann de Meer
Resolving the Noxious Effect of Churn on Internet Coordinate Systems
Gueye, Cheikh Ahmadou Bamba; Leduc, Guy

Tuning Vivaldi: Achieving Increased Accuracy and Stability
Elser, Benedikt; Förschler, Andreas; Fuhrmann, Thomas

12:00-13:30 Lunch served in front of the Semper Aula

13:30 -14:30 Poster and Demo Session

14:30 -15:00 Coffee Break

15:00-16:30 Theory and General Approaches
Thomas Fuhrmann

The Degree of Global-State Awareness in Self-Organizing Systems
Auer, Christopher; Wüchner, Patrick; de Meer, Hermann

Revisiting the Auto-Regressive Functions of the Cross-Entropy Ant System
Paquereau, Laurent; Helvik, Bjarne Emil

Quantitative Modeling of Self-Organizing Properties
Holzer, Richard; de Meer, Hermann

Banquet in Zurich's unique tropical rain forest

Friday, December 11, 2009

08:15-10:00 Helpdesk Open

09:15-10:30 Short Papers (II)
James Sterbenz
A Self-Organizing Approach to Activity Recognition with Wireless Sensors
Holzmann, Clemens; Haslgrübler, Michael

Congestion Control in Wireless Sensor Networks based on the Bird Flocking Behavior
Antoniou, Pavlos; Pitsillides, Andreas

A Distributed Range Assignment Protocol
Wolf, Steffen; Ansay, Tom; Merz, Peter

A Distributed Power Saving Algorithm for Cellular Networks
Tirkkonen, Olav; Viering, Ingo; Peltomäki, Matti; Alava, Mikko; Waldhauser, Richard

Local Optimum Based Power Allocation Approach for Spectrum Sharing in Unlicensed Bands
Ahmed, Furqan; Tirkkonen, Olav

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-12:45 Peer-to-Peer Systems
Andreas Pitsillides
Non-Sticky Fingers: Policy-Driven Self-Optimization for DHTs
Siekkinen, Matti; Goebel, Vera

Optimal TCP-friendly Rate Control for P2P Streaming: An Economic Approach
Yan, Jinyao; Plattner, Bernhard; May, Martin

Passive/Active Load Balancing with Informed Node Placement in DHTs
Högqvist, Mikael; Kruber, Nico

Economics-driven short-term traffic management in MPLS-based self-adaptive networks (short paper)
Naldi, Maurizio; Zema, Cristiano; Sabella, Roberto; Iovanna, Paola

13:00-14:15 Lunch at the Faculty Club (Dozentenfoyer, Floor J)

14:30-15:15 Short Papers (III)
Paul Smith
Self-Organized Evacuation based on LifeBelt
Zia, Kashif; Ferscha, Alois

Addressing Stability of Control-Loops in the context of the GANA architecture: Synchronization of Actions and Policies
Tcholtchev, Nikolay; Chaparadza, Ranganai; Prakash, Arun

On the Role of Self-Organisation as a Model for Networked Systems
Greif, Hajo

15:15-15:30 Closing Remarks