EPEW 2010: 7th European Performance Engineering Workshop
University Residential Center of Bertinoro, Italy
23-24 September 2010



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23 - 24 September 2010

First day

  • 09:15 - 09:30 opening
  • 09:30 - 10:30 keynote speaker (session chair: M. Bernardo)
    • Marco Roccetti (University of Bologna, IT):
      "Modeling and Simulation of Vehicular Traffic Congestion in Realistic Urban Scenarios"
  • 10:30 - 11:00 coffee break
  • 11:00 - 12:30 session 1: network and software performance (chair: V. Cortellessa)
    • Leila Kloul and Samir Bellahsene (University of Versailles, FR):
      "A New Markov-Based Mobility Prediction Algorithm for Mobile Networks"
    • Moreno Marzolla (University of Bologna, IT) and Raffaela Mirandola (Politecnico of Milano, IT):
      "Performance Aware Reconfiguration of Software Systems"
    • Shikharesh Majumdar (Carleton University, CA):
      "On the Energy-Performance Tradeoff for Parallel Applications"
  • 12:30 - 14:30 lunch
  • 14:30 - 16:00 session 2: timed models and model checking (chair: S. Andova)
    • Lasse Jacobsen, Morten Jacobsen, Mikael Moller and Jiri Srba (University of Aalborg, DK):
      "A Framework for Relating Timed Transition Systems and Preserving TCTL Model Checking"
    • Josee Desharnais and Joseph Assouramou (University of Laval, CA):
      "Continuous Time and/or Continuous Distributions"
    • Falko Dulat, Joost-Pieter Katoen and Viet Yen Nguyen (University of Aachen, DE):
      "Model Checking Markov Chains Using Krylov Subspace Methods: An Experience Report"
  • 16:00 - 16:30 coffee break
  • 16:30 - 18:00 session 3: case studies (chair: A. Aldini)
    • Davide Cerotti (University of Piemonte Orientale, IT), Marco Gribaudo (Politecnico of Milano, IT), Andrea Bobbio (University of Piemonte Orientale, IT), Carlos Calafate and Pietro Manzoni (University Politecnica of Valencia, ES):
      "A Markovian Agents Model for Fire Propagation in Outdoor Environments"
    • Patrick Bellasi, Adnan Faisal, William Fornaciari and Giuseppe Serazzi (Politecnico of Milano, IT):
      "Queueing Network Models for Performance Evaluation of ZigBee-Based WSNs"
    • Elena Gómez-Martínez (Technosite, ES) and José Merseguer (University of Zaragoza, ES):
      "Performance Modeling and Analysis of the Universal Control Hub"
  • 20:00 - 23:00 social dinner at Ristorante Belvedere