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Last updated Jun 25, 1999

DAIS '99

Final program for DAIS'99

DAIS'99 denotes the second international IFIP working conference on distributed applications and interoperable systems. DAIS'99 will be a forum for researchers, application and platform service vendors and users to review, discuss and learn about new approaches and concepts in the fields of distributed computing.

We are looking forward to meeting you in Helsinki for DAIS'99!

Monday, June 28

Tuesday, June 29

    8:30-9:00 Opening session

    9:00-10:00 Invited talk

    • WAP architecture for mobile distributed applications
      Pertti Lounamaa
      Nokia, Finland

    10:30 - 12:30 Quality of service

    • Fault management in QoS-enabled distributed systems
      Stefan Kätker and Kurt Geihs
      IBM European Networking Center, Heidelberg, Germany ; University of Frankfurt, Germany

    • A QoS support framework for dynamically reconfigurable multimedia applications
      Scott Mitchell, Hani Naguib, George Coulouris and Tim Kindberg
      University of London, UK

    • Integration of quality of service in distributed object systems
      Jerome Daniel (1,2), Bruno Traverson (1) and Sylvie Vignes (2)
      (1) Electricité de France, France ; (2) ENST, France

    • Flexible event-based threading for QoS-supporting middleware
      Thorsten Kramp and Rainer Koster
      University of Kaiserslautern, Germany

    12:30 - 14:00 Lunch

    14:00 - 15:00 Invited talk

    • An ODP approach to the development of large middleware systems
      Peter Linington
      University of Kent at Canterbury, UK

    15:30 - 17:00 Open architectures

    • Sovereign systems and dynamic federations
      Lea Kutvonen
      University of Helsinki, Finland

    • On the design of interworking reference points for information networking
      Tim Eckardt, Christian Egelhaaf and Peter Schoo
      GMD Fokus, Germany

    • Extending TINA to support service customization
      Linas Maknavicius (1), Gautier Koscielny (2) and Simon Znaty (1)
      (1) ENST Bretagne, Cesson Sévigné, France ; (2) Université de Bretagne Sud, Vannes, France

Wednesday, June 30

    8:30 - 9:30 Invited talk

    • An overview of CORBA 3
      Jon Siegel
      OMG, USA

    10:00 - 11:30 Frameworks and tools

    • A Component framework for the configuration management of networks
      Michael Wimmers (1), Arnulf Mester (1,2) and Heiko Krumm (2)
      (1) Dr. Materna GmbH, Dortmund, Germany ; (2) University of Dortmund, Germany

    • A flexible framework for development of component-based distributed systems
      Arnor Solberg, Tor Neple, Jon Oldevik and Bĺrd Kvalheim
      SINTEF Telecom and Informatics, Norway

    • The Lilith framework for the rapid development of secure scalable tools for distributed computing (short paper)
      David Evensky, Ann Gentile, Pete Wyckoff and Robert Armstrong
      Sandia National Laboratories, USA

    • CORBA wrappers for a-posteriori management: an approach to integrating management with existing heterogeneous systems (short paper)
      Steffen Lipperts and Dirk Thissen
      RWTH Aachen, Germany

    11:30 - 13:00 Lunch

    13:00 - 14:00 Invited talk

    14:30 - 16:30 Agents and mobility

    • Mobile agents and security: protocols for integrity
      Antonio Corradi, Marco Cremonini, Rebecca Montanari and Cesare Stefanelli
      Universitá di Bologna, Italy

    • Invoking computational objects on mobile devices
      Axel Küpper and Claudia Linnhoff-Popien
      RWTH Aachen, Germany ; LMU München, Germany

    • Scenario-driven design considerations for MANET protocols (short paper)
      Jari Malinen, Hannu Kari and Mikko Tiusanen
      Helsinki University of Technology, Finland

    • CIA - a collaboration and coordination infrastructure for personal agents (short paper)
      Frank Kargl, Torsten Illmann and Michael Weber
      University of Ulm, Germany

    • An intra- and inter-domain placement using a multicriteria method to optimize resource access in CORBA (short paper)
      Huah Yong Chan and Benedicte Herrmann
      Laboratoire d' Informatique de Besançon, France

Thursday, July 1

    8:30 - 10:00 Parallel sessions

    Management aspects

    • Automated CORBA-based application management
      Reinhold Kröger (1), Markus Debusmann (1,2), Christoph Weyer (1,2), Erik Brossler (1), Paul Davern (2) and Aiden McDonald (2)
      (1) University of Applied Sciences Wiesbaden, Germany ; (2) Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland

    • A configuration management facility for CORBA applications
      Claudio Silveira and Edmundo Madeira
      University of Campinas, Brazil

    • Flexible software agents for the automatic provision of PVCs in ATM networks (short paper)
      Morsy Cheikhrouhou, Pierre Conti and Jacques Labetoulle
      Institut Eurécom, France

    • Multi-layer monitoring in distributed object-environments (short paper)
      Günther Rackl
      TU München, Germany

    Language interoperability

    • Can Corba save a fringe language from becoming obsolete?
      Susan Eisenbach (1), Emil Lupu (1), Karen Meidl (1) and Hani Rizkallah (2)
      (1) Imperial College London, UK ; (2) Andersen Consulting, UK

    • Programming language interoperability in distributed computing environments
      Arno Jacobsen
      Humboldt University Berlin, Germany

    • Consistent windowing interfaces in distributed heterogeneous environments
      Daniel Owen and Alasdair Rawsthorne
      University of Manchester, UK

    10:30 - 12:00 Parallel sessions

    Workflow and UML issues

    • Experiences with business object-based workflow support
      Alexander Schill and Christian Mittasch
      TU Dresden, Germany ; TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany

    • A process decomposition technique for distributed workflow management
      Giacomo Piccinelli
      Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Bristol, UK

    • Constraint-oriented formal modelling of OO-systems
      Günter Graw, Peter Herrmann and Heiko Krumm
      University of Dortmund, Germany

    Fault tolerance

    • Design and implemantation of a CORBA fault-tolerant object group service
      Graham Morgan, Santosh Shrivastava, Paul Ezhilchelvan and Mark Little
      Newcastle University, UK

    • Replicating CORBA objects: a marriage between active and passive replication
      Pascal Felber, Xavier Defago, Patrick Eugster and Andre Schiper
      Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland

    • The Jgroup distributed object model
      Alberto Montresor
      Universitá di Bologna, Italy

    12:00 - 13:15 Lunch

    13:15 - 14:45 Electronic commerce

    • Distribution issues in the design and implementation of a virtual market place
      Yigal Hoffner, Christian Facciorusso, Simon Field and Andreas Schade
      IBM Research Division Zürich, Switzerland

    • Interaction-oriented rule management for mobile agent applications
      Tuan Tu, Frank Griffel, Michael Merz and Winfried Lamersdorf
      University of Hamburg, Germany

    • Closed user groups in Internet service centres
      Sebastian Staamann (1), Levente Buttyan (1), Allan Coignet (1), Ernesto Ruggiano (2), Uwe Wilhelm (1) and Marc Zweiacker (2)
      (1) Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland ; (2) Swisscom Corporate Technology, Bern, Switzerland

    14:45 - 15:00 Closing session