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IEEE CloudNet 2014
IEEE CloudNet'15

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Time/Day 2015-10-05 2015-10-06 2015-10-07
8:30 - 9:00 Opening Ceremony [Salon C]    
9:00 - 10:00 KEYNOTE #1 [Salon C] KEYNOTE #2 [Salon C] KEYNOTE #3 [Salon C]
10:00 - 10:45 Coffee Break [Foyer] Coffee Break [Foyer] Coffee Break [Foyer]
10:45 – 12:30 Technical Session S1 [Salon C] Technical Session S6 [Salon C] Technical Session S11 [Salon C]
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch [The Keg-Level 9] Lunch [The Keg-Level 9] Lunch [The Keg-Level 9]
14:00 – 15:15 Tech. Session S2
[Salon C]
Tech. Session S3
[Salon B]
Tech. Session S7
[Salon C]
Tech. Session S8
[Salon B]
Technical Session S12 [Salon C]
15:15 - 16:00 Coffee Break [Foyer]
Coffee Break [Foyer]
Coffee Break [Foyer]
16:00 – 17:15 Tech. Session S4
[Salon C]
Tech. Session S5
[Salon B]
Tech. Session S9
[Salon C]
Tech. Session S10
[Salon B]
Expert Panel  [Salon C]
Awards & Concluding Remarks 
18:00 – 19:00 Welcome Reception
[Fallsview Room 2-Level 9]
[Trius Estates, Niagara-on-the-Lake]
19:00 – 20:00
20:00 – 21:30  

Full Program

Monday, October 5

S1: Datacenter Network Management, Reliability, Optimization

  • RAS: Reliable Auto-Scaling of Virtual Machines in Multi-Tenant Cloud Networks. Sara Ayoubi, Yanhong Zhang and Chadi Assi (Concordia University, Canada)
  • Optimized Application Placement for Network Congestion and Failure Resiliency in Clouds. Madalin Mihailescu (University of Toronto and Georgian Partners, Canada); Sahel Sharifymoghaddam and Cristiana Amza (University of Toronto, Canada)
  • Phantom of the Cloud: Towards Improved Cloud Availability and Dependability. Ben Hadley and Allison Hume (University of California, Santa Cruz, USA); Richard Lindberg (Samsung SDS America, USA); Katia Obraczka (University of California, Santa Cruz, USA)
  • M21TCP: Overcoming TCP Incast Congestion in Data Centres. Akintomide Adesanmi and Lotfi Mhamdi (University of Leeds, United Kingdom)

S2: Data Flow Management and QoS

  • Semi-online Task Partitioning and Communication between Local and Remote Processors. Jaya Prakash Champati and Ben Liang (University of Toronto, Canada)
  • Impact of Job Deadlines On The QoS Performance of Cloud Data Centers. Maurice J. Khabbaz (Notre-Dame University, Lebanon); Chadi Assi (Concordia University, Canada)
  • A Cost-Efficient QoS-Aware Model for Cloud IaaS Resource Allocation in Large Datacenters. Khaled M. Metwally, Abdallah Jarray and Ahmed Karmouch (University of Ottawa, Canada)

S3: Inter- and Intra-Cloud Networking

  • Design of SDN based Large Multi-tenant Data Center Networks. Steven S. W. Lee, Kuang-Yi Li, Kwan Yee Chan, Jong-Harn YwiChi, Ting-Wei Lee, Wei-Kai Liu and Yuan-Jia Lin (National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan)
  • Multi-tenant isolation in a TRILL based multi-campus network. Valentin Del Piccolo (Université Pierre et Marie Curie & GANDI SAS, France); Ahmed Amamou and William Dauchy (GANDI SAS, France); Kamel Haddadou (Gandi SAS, France)
  • Network Segmentation in the Cloud A Novel Architecture Based on UCC and IID. Sebastian Jeuk (University College London & Cisco Systems, United Kingdom); Gonzalo Salgueiro and Fred Baker (Cisco Systems, USA); Shi Zhou (University College London, United Kingdom)

S4: Data center network architectures and Services

  • Large-scale Hybrid Electronic/Optical Switching Networks for Datacenters and HPC Systems. Jingyan Wang, Sohini Basu, Conor J McArdle and Liam Barry (Dublin City University, Ireland)
  • Domain sizing in Optical Traffic Grooming based Data Center Networks. Ganesh Chennimalai Sankaran (Indian Institute of Technology Madras & HCL Cisco Offshore Development Center, India); Krishna M. Sivalingam (Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India)
  • Criticality-aware Service Composition for Cloud and Network Brokerage. Mathieu Bouet (Thales Communications & Security, France); Hélia Pouyllau (Thales Research and Technology, France); Mario Lopez Ramos (Thales Communications and Security, France); Emmanuel Dotaro (Thales, France)

S5: Traffic Characterization, Measurement and Engineering

  • Personal Cloud Storage: Usage, Performance and Impact of Terminals. Enrico Bocchi, Idilio Drago and Marco Mellia (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)
  • Smart Partitioning of Geo-Distributed Resources to Improve Cloud Network Performance. Hooman Peiro Sajjad (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden); Fatemeh Rahimian (SICS Swedish ICT, Sweden); Vladimir Vlassov (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden)
  • Reconciling Mice and Elephants in Data Center Networks. Ahmed M. Abdelmoniem and Brahim Bensaou (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong)

Posters and Demos

  • A Reference Model for Crowdsourcing as a Service. Arber Murturi (Istanbul Technical University, Turkey); Burak Kantarci (Clarkson University, USA); Sema Oktug (Istanbul Technical University, Turkey)
  • Context Aware Resource Allocation and Scheduling for Mobile Cloud. Hager Ghouma and Muhammad Jaseemuddin (Ryerson University, Canada)
  • Virtual Machine Migration Plan Generation Through A* Search. Eli Dow (IBM, USA); Jeanna Matthews (Clarkson Univ, USA)
  • Virtualization Framework for Energy Efficient IoT Networks. Zaineb Al-Azez (The University of Leeds, United Kingdom); Ahmed Lawey, Taisir El-Gorashi and Jaafar Elmirghani (University of Leeds, United Kingdom)
  • A Demonstration of Mobility Prediction as a Service in Cloudified LTE Networks. Zhongliang Zhao (University of Bern, Switzerland); Morteza Karimzadeh (University of Twente, The Netherlands); Torsten Ingo Braun (University of Bern, Switzerland); Aiko Pras (University of Twente, The Netherlands); Hans van den Berg (University of Twente, The Netherlands)
  • Towards secure cloud-centric Internet of Biometric Things. Burak Kantarci, Melike Erol-Kantarci and Stephanie Schuckers (Clarkson University, USA)
  • Virtual Network Advance Reservation. Hao Bai (University of South Florida, USA); Feng Gu (University of New Mexico, USA); Jorge Crichigno (Northern New Mexico College, USA); Samee U. Khan (North Dakota State University, USA); Nasir Ghani (University of South Florida, USA); Khaled Bashir Shaban (Qatar University & College of Engineering, Qatar)

Tuesday, October 6

S6: Mobile Cloud Computing and Services

  • Proximity-based Services in Mobile Cloud Scenarios using Extended Communication Models. Jasir El-Sobhy (Technische Universität Berlin, Germany); Sebastian Zickau (Technische Universität Berlin & Service-centric Networking, Germany); Axel Küpper (TU Berlin, Germany)
  • Mobility and Bandwidth Prediction as a Service in Virtualized LTE Systems. Morteza Karimzadeh (University of Twente, The Netherlands); Zhongliang Zhao (University of Bern, Switzerland); Luuk Hendriks, Ricardo de O. Schmidt, Sebastiaan la Fleur, Hans van den Berg and Aiko Pras (University of Twente, The Netherlands); Torsten Ingo Braun (University of Bern, Switzerland); Marius Corici (Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany)
  • Mobile Storm: Distributed Real-time Stream Processing for Mobile Clouds. Qian Ning, Chien-An Chen, Radu Stoleru and Congcong Chen (Texas A&M University, USA)
  • Mobile Telecom Cloud Brokerage with Orchestrated Multi-Tier Resource Pooling. Seyed Yahya Vaezpour, Kui Wu and Gholamali C Shoja (University of Victoria, Canada)

S7: Cloud Network Virtualization

  • Joint Virtual Machine and Network Policy Consolidation in Cloud Data Centers. Lin Cui (Jinan University, P.R. China); Fung Po Tso (Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom)
  • ​Virtual Network Functions Placement and Routing Optimization. Bernardetta Addis (LORIA & Université de Lorraine, France); Dallal Belabed (UPMC, France); Mathieu Bouet (Thales Communications & Security, France); Stefano Secci (University Pierre et Marie Curie - Paris 6, France)
  • An Efficient Framework for Online Virtual Network Embedding in Virtualized Cloud Data Centers. Ting Wang (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, P.R. China); Bo Qin (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong); Mounir Hamdi (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, P.R. China)
  • A New Model for VMMP Dealing with Execution Time Uncertainty in a Multi-clouds System. Quan Nguyen (SnT, University of Luxembourg, Luxemburg); Pascal Bouvry (University of Luxembourg, Luxemburg); El-Ghazali Talbi (LIFL UMR LILLE 1 / CNRS 8022, University of Lille 1, France)

S8: Content Distribution and Protection in Data Center Networks

  • Revisit Network Anomaly Ranking in Datacenter Network. Shaohan Huang (Beihang University, P.R. China); Carol J Fung (Virginia Commonwealth University, USA); Kui Wang, Yaqi Yang, Zhongzhi Luan and Depei Qian (Beihang University, P.R. China)
  • Data Integrity Protection through Security Monitoring for Just-in-Time News Feeds. Abdulrahman Althobaiti, Prasad Calyam, Ravi Akella and Prabhu Vallabhaneni (University of Missouri-Columbia, USA)
  • On Optimizing Replica Migration in Distributed Cloud Storage Systems. Amina Mseddi (Université du Quebec à Montreal, Canada); Mohammad Ali Salahuddin (University of Quebec at Montreal & Concordia University, Canada); Mohamed Faten Zhani (École de Technologie Supérieure, University of Quebec, Canada); Halima Elbiaze (University of Quebec at Montreal, Canada); Roch Glitho (Concordia University, Canada)

S9: Selected Topics 1

  • The Design and Implementation of High-Speed Interconnection Network for SDC-based Cloud Server. Jing Li, Hua Nie and Xiaolong Yang (University of Science and Technology Beijing, P.R. China); Xiaojun Yang (Dawning Information Industry Co., Ltd, Beijing, P.R. China); Bingzhang Wang (Northwestern Polytechnical UniversityXi’an, P.R. China)
  • Flooding DDoS Mitigation and Traffic Management with Software Defined Networking. Aapo Kalliola (Aalto University, Finland); Kiryong Lee and Heejo Lee (Korea University, Korea); Tuomas Aura (Aalto University, Finland)
  • Elastic Virtual Network Function Placement. Milad Ghaznavi, Aimal Khan, Nashid Shahriar, Khalid Alsubhi, Reaz Ahmed and Raouf Boutaba (University of Waterloo, Canada)

S10: Selected Topics 2

  • POWER: A Cloud-based Mobile Augmentation Approach for Web- and Cross-Platform Applications. Andreas Reiter and Thomas Zefferer (Graz University of Technology, Austria)
  • AXaaS (Acceleration as a Service): Can the Telecom Service Provider Rent a Cloudlet ? Nathaniel Powers and Tolga Soyata (University of Rochester, USA)
  • Current Trends and Future Directions in Community Edge Clouds. Amin M. Khan and Felix Freitag (Technical University of Catalonia, Spain); Luis Rodrigues (Inesc-ID, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, Portugal)

Posters and Demos

  • MonArch: Monitoring and Analytics in Software Defined Infrastructures. Jieyu Lin (University of Toronto, Canada); Qi Zhang (University of Toronto & University of Waterloo, Canada); Byungchul Park, Hadi Bannazadeh and Alberto Leon-Garcia (University of Toronto, Canada)
  • Cost Models for Baseband Unit (BBU) Hotelling: from Local to Cloud. Marilet De Andrade (Politecnico di Milano, Italy); Massimo Tornatore (Politecnico di Milano & University of California, Davis, Italy); Achille Pattavina (Politecnico di Milano, Italy); Ali Hamidian (Ericsson, Sweden); Klaus Grobe (ADVA, Germany)
  • NACHOS: Network-Aware CHains Orchestration Selection for NFV in SDN Datacenter. Po-Han Huang (University of Southern California, USA); Kuan-Wei Li and Charles H.-P. Wen (National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan)
  • Cloud Service Providers Ranking Based on Service Delivery and Consumer Experience. Shyam S. Wagle, Mateusz Guzek and Pascal Bouvry (University of Luxembourg, Luxemburg)
  • Community Clouds at the Edge deployed in Roger Baig (Fundació Privada per a la Xarxa Oberta, Lliure i Neutral, Spain); Felix Freitag and Amin M. Khan (Technical University of Catalonia, Spain); Agusti Moll (, Spain); Leandro Navarro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain); Roger Pueyo Centelles (Fundació Privada per a la Xarxa Oberta, Lliure i Neutral, Spain); Vladimir Vlassov (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden)
  • Smart Room Monitoring through Wireless Sensor Networks in Software Defined Infrastructures. Petros Spachos, Jieyu Lin, Hadi Bannazadeh and Alberto Leon-Garcia (University of Toronto, Canada)
  • Geography Aware Virtual Machine Migrations for Distributed Cloud Data Centers. Hanan Lutfiyya (University of Western Ontario, Canada); Sakif Pritom (The University of Western Ontario, Canada)
  • Progressive Recovery for Cloud-Based Infrastructure Services. Mahsa Pourvali (University of South Florida, USA); Kaile Liang (Northern New Mexico College, USA); Feng Gu (Northern New Mexico College, USA); Khaled Bashir Shaban (Qatar University & College of Engineering, Qatar); Hao Bai (University of South Florida, USA); Samee U. Khan (North Dakota State University); Nasir Ghani (University of South Florida, USA)

Wednesday, October 7

S11: Energy Efficiency and Green Networking

  • A Network Model for Prediction of Temperature Distribution in Data Centers. Shinya Tashiro, Yuya Tarutani, Go Hasegawa and Yutaka Nakamura (Osaka University, Japan); Kazuhiro Matsuda (NTT-AT, Japan); Morito Matsuoka (Osaka University, Japan)
  • Energy-efficient planning of QoS-constrained virtual-cluster embedding in data centres. Xiangming Dai, Ying Wang, Jason Min Wang and Brahim Bensaou (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong)
  • Ant Colony Optimization Based Energy Efficient Virtual Network Embedding. Xinjie Guan (University of Missouri-Kansas City, USA); Xili Wan (University of Missouri Kansas City, USA); Baek-Young Choi (University of Missouri - Kansas City, USA); Sejun Song (University of Missouri Kansas City, USA)
  • Energy Cost Minimisation of Geographically Distributed Data Centres. Ignacio Castiñeiras (University College Cork & Insight Centre for Data Analytics, Ireland); Deepak Mehta (Insight Centre for Data Analytics & University College Cork, Ireland); Barry O'Sullivan (University College Cork, Ireland)
  • ​Energy Aware Anycast Routing in Optical Networks for Cloud Computing Applications. Ying Chen and Arunita Jaekel (University of Windsor, Canada)

S12: Cloud Federation

  • ​A Model for Evaluating the Economics of Cloud Federation. George Darzanos (Athens University of Economics and Business & Centre for Research and Technology Hellas, Greece); Iordanis Koutsopoulos (Athens University of Economics and Business and CERTH & CERTH, Greece); George Stamoulis (Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece)
  • Performance-Based Network Service Selection in Software-Defined Inter-Cloud Environments. Qiang Duan (The Pennsylvania State University, USA)
  • ​Conceptual Model of Brokering and Authentication in Cloud Federations. Luciano Barreto (UFSC, Brazil); Joni Da Silva Fraga (Ufsc, Brazil); Frank Siqueira (Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil)
  • DRAP: A decentralized public resourced cloudlet for ad-hoc networks. Radhika Agarwal (University of Ottawa, Canada); Amiya Nayak (SITE, University of Ottawa, Canada)

​Posters and Demos

  • Application and Network Performance of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud Instances. Mehrin Gilani and Catherine Inibhunu (UOIT, Canada); Qusay Mahmoud (University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada)
  • Power Efficient Resource Allocation in Cloud Computing Data Centers using Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithms and Simulated Annealing. Giuseppe Portaluri and Stefano Giordano (University of Pisa, Italy)
  • vSP: building a virtual Service Provider with off-the-shelf cloud service. Damien Saucez (INRIA, France); Dino Farinacci (, USA); Luigi Iannone (Telecom ParisTech, France); Wassim Haddad (Ericssion, USA)
  • The Effect of Network Delay Estimation Error on Computation Offloading Decisions. Elliott Gurrola, Salvador Melendez, Michael P McGarry and Patricia J. Teller (University of Texas at El Paso, USA); David Doria and David Bruno (United States Army Research Laboratory, USA)
  • A Cloud-Based Secure Authentication Protocol for Contactless-NFC Payment. Nour El Madhoun (Université Pierre et Marie Curie, France); Fouad Amine Guenane (ENST, France); Guy Pujolle (University Pierre et Marie Curie - Paris 6, France)
  • Agent-based QoS Negotiation in Data-Centric Clouds. Kaliappa Ravindran (City University of New York, USA) 




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