USM 2000
Trends towards a Universal Service Market
Munich, Germany September 12-14, 2000


USM 2000 Preliminary Program

Tuesday 12 September 2000

09.30 - 10.00
Welcome
Claudia Linnhoff-Popien, Heinz-Gerd Hegering
Conference Chairs
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Axel Schenzle
Prorector Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich
10.00 - 11.00
Invited Talk
Beyond the TINA lesson: distributed processing for integrated fixed and mobile communications
Dr Sebastiano Trigila
Telecommunications Network Department at Fondazione Ugo Bordoni, Rome, Italy
11.00 - 11.30
Coffee Break
11.30 - 13.00
Session Electronic Auctions and Trading
Chair: Lea Kutvonen, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • Market-Skilled Agents for Automating the Bandwidth Commerce
    Monique Calisti, Boi Faltings, EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland
    Sandro Mazziotta, Swisscom AG, Bern, Switzerland
  • Integrating Trading and Load Balancing for Efficient Management of Services in Distributed Systems
    Dirk Thißen, RWTH Aachen, Germany
    Helmut Neukirchen, Medical University of Lübeck, Germany
  • Mapping Enterprise Roles to CORBA Objects using Trader
    Alistair Barros, Keith Duddy, Michael Lawley, Zoran Milosevic, Kerry Raymond, Andrew Wood, DSTC, Brisbane, Australia
13.00 - 14.30
Lunch Break
14.30 - 16.00
Session Internet-Based Service Markets
Chair: Winfried Lamersdorf, University of Hamburg, Germany
  • A Scheme for Component Based Service Deployment
    Steve Rudkin, Alan Smith, BT Laboratories, United Kingdom
  • Performance Modeling of a Service Provisioning Design
    Mohamed El-Darieby, Jerome Rolia, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
  • Correlation DialTone - Building Internet-Based Distributed Event Correlation Services
    Gabriel Jakobson, Girish Pathak, GTE Laboratories, Waltham, USA
16.00 - 16.30
Coffee Break
16.30 - 18.00
Poster Session Mobile Agents and Applications
Chair: Stefan Fischer, International University, Bruchsal, Germany
  • Towards Context-Aware User Modeling
    Michael Samulowitz, Siemens AG, München, Germany
  • Context notification in mobile environment to find the right person in time
    Cora Burger, University of Stuttgart, Germany
  • Automated Adaption for Mobile Computing Based on Mobile Agents
    Thomas Springer, Alexander Schill, University of Technology, Dresden, Germany
  • How to Efficiently Deploy Mobile Agents for an Integrated Management
    Steffen Lipperts, RWTH Aachen, Germany
  • A Scalable Location Aware Service Platform for Mobile Applications based on Java RMI
    Olaf Droegehorn, Kirti Singh-Kurbel, Markus Franz, Roland Sorge, Rita Winkler, Klaus David, IHP GmbH, Frankfurt (Oder), Germany

Wednesday 13 September 2000

09.00 - 10.00
Invited Talk
Quality of Service and Service Provisioning on a Competitive Market
Prof Dr Lambert J.M. Nieuwenhuis
KPN Research/University Twente, Netherlands
10.00 - 10.30
Coffee Break
10.30 - 12.00
Session Quality of Service
Chair: Gerd Schürmann, GMD FOKUS, Berlin, Germany
  • Programming Internet Quality of Service
    John Vicente, Intel Corporation, USA
    Michael Kounavis, Daniel Villela, Columbia University, USA
    Michah Lerner, AT&T Labs, USA
    Andrew Campbell, Columbia University, USA
  • Monitoring Quality of Service across Organizational Boundaries
    Rainer Hauck, Helmut Reiser, University of Munich, Germany
  • Automated Allocation of Multiprovider Service Demands
    Monique Calisti, Boi Faltings, EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland
12.00 - 13.30
Lunch Break
13.30 - 15.00
Session Mobile and Distributed Services
Chair: Axel Küpper, RWTH Aachen, Germany
  • A Vehicular Software Architecture Enabling Dynamic Alterability of Services Sets
    Volker Feil, Ulrich Gemkow, University of Stuttgart, Germany
    Matthias Stümpfle, DaimlerChrysler AG, Stuttgart, Germany
  • JBSA: An Infrastructure for Seamless Mobile Systems Integration
    Stefan Müller-Wilken, Winfried Lamersdorf, University of Hamburg, Germany
  • Mobtel - A Mobile Distributed Telemedical System for Application in the Neuropsychological Therapy
    Hendrik Schulze, Klaus Irmscher, University of Leipzig, Germany
15.00 - 15.30
Coffee Break
15.30 - 17.00
Poster session Trends in Data- and Telecommunications
Chair: Christoph Ramm, Kabel New Media München, Germany
  • Design-Aspects for the integration of CORBA-based Value Added Services and Intelligent Networks
    Frank Imhoff, Marcos dos Santos Rocha, RWTH Aachen, Germany
  • Experiences Building a Service Execution Node for Distributed IN Systems
    Menelaos K. Perdikeas, Fotis G. Chatzipapadopoulos, Iakovos S. Venieris, Nation Technical University of Athens, Greece
  • Leasing in a Market for Computing Capacity
    Spyros Lalis, Alexandros Karipidis, University of Crete, Greece
  • Virtual Malls for Web Commerce: Observations and Case Study
    Anton Nijholt, University of Twente, Netherlands
  • A QoS Meta Model to Define a Generic Environment for QoS Management
    Jérôme Daniel, Bruno Traverson, EDF Division R&D, Clamart, France
    Sylvie Vignes, ENST, Paris, France
17.00 - 17.30
Break
17.30 -
Social Event

Thursday 14 September 2000

09.00 - 10.00
Invited Talk
The TAO of Patterns - Understanding Middleware and Component Architectures
Frank Buschmann
Siemens AG, München, Germany
10.00 - 10.30
Coffee Break
10.30 - 12.00
Session Middleware Architectures
Chair: John Vicente, Intel Corporation, USA
  • Trade-offs in a Secure Jini Service Architecture
    Peer Hasselmeyer, Roger Kehr, Marco Voß, University of Technology, Darmstadt, Germany
  • Loadable Smart Proxies and Native-Code Shipping for CORBA
    Rainer Koster, Thorsten Kramp, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
  • A Middleware Architecture for Scalable, QoS-Aware and Self-Organizing Global Services
    Franz J. Hauck, Erich Meier, Ulrich Becker, Martin Geier, Uwe Rastofer, Martin Steckermeier, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
12.00 - 13.30
Lunch Break
13.30 - 15.00
Session Service Management
Chair: Bernhard Neumair, DT System, Munich, Germany
  • Fuzzy Modeling of Cooperative Service Management
    Pradeep Ray, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Seyed A. Shahrestani, University of Western Sydney, Australia
  • Customer Service Management: An Information Model for Communication Services
    Michael Langer, Michael Nerb, Leibniz Supercomputing Center, Munich, Germany
  • Specification of a Service Management Architecture to Run Distributed and Networked Systems
    Christian Mayerl, Zoltan Nochta, Markus Müller, Martin Schauer, Andreas Uremovic, Sebastian Abeck, University of Karlsruhe, Germany
15.00 - 15.15
Conclusions