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Institute of Communication Networks and Computer Engineering (IKR)

Capacity Sharing Workshop (CSWS) - Program

Technical Program (PDF)
08:30  Registration and Coffee
08:45  Welcome
09:00  Session 1: Congestion Management in Mobile Broadband Networks
  Capacity Sharing: Bringing Together Cost, Value and Control (abstract, slides)
    Bob Briscoe (BT)
  Congestion Exposure in Mobility Scenarios (abstract, slides)
    Faisal Ghias Mir, Dirk Kutscher, Marcus Brunner (NEC)
  Enhanced Capacity Management - how to monitor, control, and steer your service quality! (abstract, slides)
    Dr. Wolfgang Knospe (Detecon International GmbH)
  Bridging QoE and QoS for Mobile Broadband Networks (abstract, slides)
    Dr. David Soldani (VP Huawei European Research Centre)
10:45  Coffee
11:00  Session 2: Transport Layer QoS
  Considerations for controlling TCP's fairness on end hosts (abstract, slides)
    Michael Welzl (Department of Informatics, University of Oslo)
  Trading loss against delay in Networked Control Systems (abstract, slides)
    Rainer Blind (Institute for Systems Theory and Automatic Control (IST), University of Stuttgart)
  Fair Background Data Transfers of Minimal Delay Impact (abstract, slides)
    Costas Courcoubetis, Antonis Dimakis (Athen University of Economics and Business)
  Multipath Transport Challenges and Solutions (abstract, slides)
    Michael Scharf (Bell Labs Stuttgart)
12:45  Lunch
13:45  Session 3: QoS in Wireless Networks
  QoS and QoE in the Next Generation Networks: application to wireless networks (abstract, slides)
    Prof. Pascal Lorenz (University of Haute Alsace)
  Improving the Usability of Cellular Charging Solutions (abstract, slides)
    Christian Hoene (University of Tübingen)
  Context-Aware Resource Allocation for Media Streaming: Exploiting Mobility and
  Application-Layer Predictions

    Hatem Abou-zeid, Stefan Valentin (Bell Labs Alcatel-Lucent Stuttgart)
    and Hossam Hassanein (Queen's University, Canada)
  Context-aware Scheduling in Radio Access Networks (abstract, slides)
    Magnus Proebster, Matthias Kaschub, Thomas Werthmann (IKR, Uni Stuttgart)
15:30  Coffee
15:45  Session 4: Applications and Services
  Mobile Video Traffic Optimization at Telecom Italia (abstract, presentation)
    Gianni Canal, Agostino Cotevino, Vincenzo Condo, Enrico Marocco (Telecom Italia)
  Towards More Adaptive Voice Applications (abstract, slides)
    Jörg Ott (Comnet, Aalto University)
  Resource (Re)allocation and Admission Control for Adaptive Multimedia Services (abstract, slides)
    Krunoslav Ivesic (University of Zagreb)
  Active Shared Access Network Congestion Avoidance in Heterogeneous Application-Layer Multicast (abstract, slides)
    Christian Hübsch (Institute of Telematics, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT))
17:30Wrap-Up and Conclusions

Social Event
Due to a large interest in a framework program for further discussions and social networking we have organized a private guided tour in the Mercedes-Benz Museum on the evening before the workshop and a workshop dinner on the evening of the workshop. The guided tour and entrance fee of the museum are included in the workshop registration fee.

12. October 2011: Mecedes-Benz Museum
17:00   Meeting point at the University of Stuttgart, Foyer of IKR (Pfaffenwaldring 47, floor 1)
17:00 - 17:25   Reception at the University of Stuttgart
17:29 - 17:58   Common travel to Mercdes-Benz Museum (S1)
18:00   Meeting point at the at Mercdes-Benz Museum (Mercedesstr. 100, 70372 Stuttgart)
Train: S1 to station Neckarpark (Mercedes-Benz)
18:00 - 20:00   Private guided tour at Mercdes-Benz Museum
20:00   Meeting point for dinner: VfB Club Restaurant (Mercedesstrasse 109, 70372 Stuttgart-Bad Cannstat)

13. October 2011: Workshop Dinner
            19:30  Dinner at downtown Stuttgart: Amadeus (Charlottenplatz 17, 70173 Stuttgart)

For further questions, please do not hesitate to contact the workshop organizers: .