8:30-8:40 Opening
General Chair: Kinji Mori, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Program Co-Chairs: Hidenori Nakazato, Waseda University, Japan
Dimitrios N. Serpanos, University of Patras, Greece
Anish Arora, Ohio-State University, USA
Session 1
Load Balancing:
Dr. Chih-wen Hsueh,
National Chung Cheng University
Autonomous Process or Go Navigation Technology for Congestion Avoidance in Distributed Information Service System, Misato Tasaka, Hélène Arfaoui, Teruyoshi Zenmyo, and Kinji Mori
Adaptable Load Balancing Using Network Transferable Computer Associated with Mobile IP, Megumi Hisayuki, Shinji Inoue, Yoshiaki Kakuda, Kenji Toda, and Kuniyasu Suzaki
A Parallel Downloading Method of Coping with Variable Bandwidth, Junichi Funasaka, Nozomi Nakawaki, Kenji Ishida, and Kitsutaro Amano
10:10-10:30 Coffee Break
Session 2
Dr. Dong Xuan,
Ohio State University
Convergence of IPsec in Presence of Resets, Chin-Tser Huang, Mohamed G. Gouda, and E. N. Elnozahy
Pulse: A Class of Super-Worms against Network Infrastructure, A. G. Voyiatzis and D. N. Serpanos
11:30-13:30 Lunch
Session 3
Systems and Tools:
Dr. Masaki Aida, NTT
Autonomous Cooperation Technologies for Achieving Real Time Property and Fault Tolerance in Service Oriented Community System, Naohiro Kaji, Khaled Ragab, Takanori Ono, and Kinji Mori
A Real-Time Scheduling Approach for A Web-based Rapid Prototyping Manufacturing Platform, Hsin-hung Lin, Chih-wen Hsueh, and Chung-hung Chen
Engineering Tools to Support Interoperability in the Development and Maintenance of Heterogeneous Distributed Real-Time Control Systems, A. S. Prayati, A. P. Kalogeras, K. Lorentz, and S. Koubias
15:00-15:20 Coffee Break
Session 4
Network Control:
Dr. Kenji Ishida, Hiroshima City University
On the Stability of Autonomous Decentralized Flow Control in High-Speed Networks with Asymmetric Configurations, Chisa Takano, Masaki Aida, and Shin-ichi Kuribayashi
Simulated Performance Evaluation of a Hybrid MAC-Layer Protocol for Dependable Multi-Channel Distributed Systems  with Hard-Real-Time Requirements, S. A. Koubias
Session 5
Fault Tolerance:
Dr. Stavros Koubias, University of Patras
Survivable Multi-Level Ad-Hoc Group Operations, Dan Zhou and Jie Wu
An Optimal Early Stopping Uniform Consensus Protocol in Synchronous Distributed Systems with Orderly Crash Failures, Xianbing Wang and Jiannong Cao
17:20-17:30 Closing
Vice Chair: Yoshiaki Kakuda, Hiroshima City University, Japan