Conference program

Monday June 21st: Workshop day

EEST timeInt'l Workshop on Time Sensitive and Deterministic Networking (TENSOR)
11:00 Welcome 

11:10 - 12:00

Invited Talk 1 (Chair: Panagiotis Papadimitriou, University of Macedonia)  
12:00 - 13:00

Technical Session 1: Deterministic Networking 1 (Chair: Kostas Katsalis, DoCoMo)

13:20 - 14:20

Technical Session 2: P4 and Network Monitoring (Chair: Amr Rizk, Universität Duisburg-Essen)


Invited Talk 2 (Chair: Kostas Katsalis, DoCoMo)

15:10 - 15:30



Technical Session 3: Deterministic Networking 2 (Chair: Panagiotis Papadimitriou, University of Macedonia)

16:30 - 16:35

Concluding remarks

EEST timeDI2F: Decentralising the Internet with IPFS and Filecoin5G Cyber Security Hack: Outcome Report 
11:15 - 12:45 Hands on session   5GHackathon Outcome and results    
13:10 - 14:00 Opening and keynote      
14:00 - 15:20 Workshop Session 1     
15:30 - 16:15 Workshop Session 2     
17:00 - 18:20 Workshop Session 3     
18.20-18:30 Hackathon kickoff     
18:30 Closing Remarks     

Tuesday June 22nd: IFIP Networking 2021 - day 1

EEST time
13:00 - 13:10 Opening of the Conference     
13:10 - 13:55 Keynote  
Professor Adrian Perrig, ETH Zurich, Switcherland
Experiencing a New Internet Architecture
EEST timeTrack 1Track 2Track 3
14:15 - 15:15 Conference Session 1 Conference Session 6   Conference Session 11  
15:25 - 16:25 Conference Session 2   Conference Session 7   Conference Session 12  
16:45 - 17:45  Poster Session      

Wednesday June 23rd: IFIP Networking 2021 - day 2

EEST timeTrack 1Track 2Track 3
14:05 - 15:05 Conference Session 3   Conference Session 8  Conference Session 13  
15:15 - 16:15 Conference Session 4   Conference Session 9   Conference Session 14  
16:30 - 18:00  Panel Session      

Thursday June 24th: IFIP Networking 2021 - day 3

EEST time
11:00 - 11:45 Keynote  
Dr. Harri Holma,
Fellow, Nokia Bell Labs
Radio Network Evolution with 5G and Beyond
12:00 - 12:50 Poster Session      
13:00 - 13:45 Keynote  
Dr. Hsiao-Hwa Chen, 
Distinguished Professor, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
PHY-layer Security via Resource Allocation
14:00 - 14:50 Demo Session  

EEST timeTrack 1Track 2Track 3
15:05 - 16:05 Conference Session 5   Conference Session 10    

16:15 - 16:45 Closing of the Conference, Best Paper Awards  

Beyond 5G Services: Present Technological Limitations & Future Opportunities

Panel Session, Wednesday 16:30 - 18:00

The panel will discuss the current technological limitations that may hamper a wide scale deployment of Beyond 5G/6G services. The panel will also shed light on the promising opportunities solutions to these limitations may bring.

Panel Moderator:

Tarik Taleb, Aalto University, Finland 

Distinguished Panelists:

  • Prof. Ari Pouttu, Oulu University, Finland
  • Dr. Richard Li, Futurewei, USA
  • Mr. Jari Arkko, Ericsson, Finland
  • Dr. Dirk Trossen, Huawei, Germany
  • Dr. Volker Ziegler, Nokia Bell Labs, Germany

Conference Session 1: Network Management
(Session chair: Ioannis Psaras)

Tuesday 14:15 - 15:15
  • Parallel VM Deployment with Provable Guarantees

Itamar Cohen (Politecnico di Torino, Italy); Gil Einziger (Ben-Gurion University of The Negev, Israel); Maayan Goldstein and Yaniv Sa'ar (Nokia Bell Labs, Israel); Gabriel Scalosub (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel); Erez Waisbard (Nokia Bell Labs, Israel)

  • Towards Large-Scale Deterministic IP Networks

Bingyang Liu (Huawei, China); Shoushou Ren (Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., China); Chuang Wang (Huawei Corporation, China); Vincent Angilella (Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. & SAMOVAR, Telecom SudParis, France); Paolo Medagliani (Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., France); Sébastien Martin (Université de Lorraine, France); Jeremie Leguay (Huawei Technologies, France Research Center, France)

  • All Roads Lead to Rome: An MPTCP-Aware Layer-4 Load Balancer

Yijing Zeng (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA); Milind Buddhikot (Nokia Bell Laboratories, USA); Suman Banerjee (University of Wisconsin, USA)

Conference Session 2: Software Defined Networking
(Session chair: Lin Wang)

Tuesday 15:25 - 16:25
  • ARMHH: Accurate, Rapid and Memory-Efficient Heavy Hitter Detection with Sliding Window in the Software-Defined Network Context

Zijun Hang, Yongjie Wang and Shuguang Huang (National University of Defense Technology, China)

  • INVEST: Flow-Based Traffic Volume Estimation in Data-Plane Programmable Networks

Damu Ding (Fondazione Bruno Kessler & University of Bologna, Italy); Marco Savi (University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy); Federico Pederzolli (FBK, Italy); Domenico Siracusa (Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy)

  • MultilayerTuple: A General, Scalable and High-Performance Packet Classification Algorithm for Software Defined Network System

Chunyang Zhang (Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China); Gaogang Xie (CNIC Chinese Academy of Sciences & University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)

Conference Session 3: Network Resource Management
(Session chair: Y.C. Tay)

Wednesday 14:05 - 15:05
  • Containers Resource Allocation in Dynamic Cloud Environments

Oren Katz and Danny Raz (Technion, Israel); Dror Rawitz (Bar-Ilan University, Israel)

  • Energy-Efficient and Interference-Aware VNF Placement with Deep Reinforcement Learning

Yanyan Mu, Lei Wang and Jin Zhao (Fudan University, China)

  • Service Function Chain Graph Transformation for Enhanced Resource Efficiency in NFV

Angelos Pentelas and Panagiotis Papadimitriou (University of Macedonia, Greece)

Conference Session 4: Network Automation and Scheduling
(Session chair: Faraz Ahmed)

Wednesday 15:15 - 16:15
  • Network Automation for Path Selection: A New Knowledge Transfer Approach

Guozhi Lin (School of Cyber Security, University of Chinese Academy of Science & Institute of Information Engineering, Chinese Academy of Science, China); Jingguo Ge (Institute of Information Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China); Yulei Wu (University of Exeter, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Hui Li (Institute of Information Engineering, Chinese Academy of Science, China); Tong Li (Institute of Information Engineering, CAS, China); Wei Mi and Yuepeng E (Institute of Information Engineering, Chinese Academy of Science, China)

  • SRPT-Based Congestion Control for Flows with Unknown Sizes

Alex Davydow (Synthesis AI, USA); Sergey I Nikolenko (Harbour Space University, Spain); Vitalii Demianiuk (Ariel University, Israel); Pavel Chuprikov (Università della Svizzera Italiana, Switzerland); Kirill Kogan (Ariel University, Israel)

  • ECTSA: An Efficient Charging Time Scheduling Algorithm for Wireless Rechargeable UAV Network

Mengqi Li (Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China); Liang Liu (Colleage of Computer Science and Technology, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China); Zuchao Ma, Xiangyu Xu and Lisong Wang (Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China); Jie Xi (China, China)

Conference Session 5: Network Applications
(Session chair: Jun Zhao)

Thursday 15:05 - 16:05
  • How to Network Delay-Sensitive Applications

Pavel Chuprikov (Università della Svizzera Italiana, Switzerland); Kirill Kogan (Ariel University, Israel)

  • A Zero-Touch Solution for Transport Layer Adaptation to Applications and Networks

El-Fadel Bonfoh (LAAS-CNRS of France, France); Samir Medjiah (LAAS-CNRS & Université Paul Sabatier, France); Christophe Chassot (LAAS-CNRS, Université de Toulouse & INSA Toulouse, France)

  • Noise Measurement and Removal for Data Streaming Algorithms with Network Applications

Chaoyi Ma, Haibo Wang, Olufemi Odegbile and Shigang Chen (University of Florida, USA)

Conference Session 6: Network Modeling, Analysis and Measurement (1)
(Session chair: Matthias Wählisch)

Tuesday 14:15 - 15:15
  • TSMF: Network Latency Estimation Using Matrix Factorization and Time Series Forecasting

Fotis Savva, Christos Anagnostopoulos and Dimitrios P Pezaros (University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

  • (How Much) Can Edge Computing Change Network Latency?

Lorenzo Corneo (Uppsala University, Sweden); Nitinder Mohan (Technical University Munich, Germany); Aleksandr Zavodovski (Uppsala University, Finland); Walter Wong (University of Helsinki, Finland); Christian Rohner and Per Gunningberg (Uppsala University, Sweden); Jussi Kangasharju (University of Helsinki, Finland)

  • Co-Virality of Competing Content over OSNs

Khushboo Agarwal and Veeraruna Kavitha (IIT Bombay, India)

Conference Session 7: Network Modeling, Analysis and Measurement (2)
(Session chair: Sanjib Sur)

Tuesday 15:25 - 16:25
  • On the Complexity of Weight-Dynamic Network Algorithms

Monika Henzinger, Ami Paz and Stefan Schmid (University of Vienna, Austria)

  • From Single Lane to Highways: Analyzing the Adoption of Multipath TCP in the Internet

Florian Aschenbrenner (Technical University Munich, Germany); Tanya Shreedhar (Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Delhi, India); Oliver Gasser (Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Germany); Nitinder Mohan (Technical University Munich, Germany); Jörg Ott (Technische Universität München, Germany)

  • TeleNoise: A Network-Noise Module for In-Band Real-Time Telemetry

Vitalii Demianiuk (Ariel University, Israel); Sergey Gorinsky (IMDEA Networks Institute, Spain); Kirill Kogan (Ariel University, Israel)

Conference Session 8: Network Modeling, Analysis and Measurement (3)
(Session chair: Klaus-Tycho Foerster)

Wednesday 14:05 - 15:05
  • Evaluating Public DNS Services in the Wake of Increasing Centralization of DNS

Trinh Viet Doan and Justus Fries (Technical University of Munich, Germany); Vaibhav Bajpai (Technische Universität München, Germany)

  • Queuing Network Topology Inference Using Passive Measurements

Yilei Lin (Pennsylvania State University, USA); Ting He and Guodong Pang (Penn State University, USA)

  • Investigating Automatic Code Generation for Network Packet Parsing

Stephen McQuistin, Vivian Band, Dejice Jacob and Colin Perkins (University of Glasgow, United Kingdom)

Conference Session 9: Network Traffic Analysis
(Session chair: Karin A. Hummel)

Wednesday 15:15 - 16:15
  • Combating Imbalance in Network Traffic Classification Using GAN Based Oversampling

Yu Guo, Gang Xiong and Zhen Li (Institute of Information Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China); Junzheng Shi (Institute of Information EngineeringChinese Academy of Sciences, China); Mingxin Cui (Institute of Information Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China); Gaopeng Gou (Institute of Information EngineeringChinese Academy of Sciences, China)

  • Distributed Sketching with Traffic-Aware Summaries

Dor Harris (Technion, Israel); Arik Rinberg and Ori Rottenstreich (Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel)

  • Towards Identifying Internet Applications Using Early Classification of Traffic Flow

Ashish Gupta (IIT(BHU), India); Hari Prabhat Gupta (Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi, INDIA, India); Tanima Dutta (IIT (BHU) Varanasi, India)

Conference Session 10: Network Performance Analysis and Optimization
(Session chair: Thomas Schmidt)

Thursday 15:05 - 16:05
  • Boundaries of Flow Table Usage Reduction Algorithms Based on Elephant Flow Detection

Piotr Jurkiewicz (AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland)

  • Demand-Aware Plane Spanners of Bounded Degree

Esra Ceylan, Klaus-Tycho Foerster, Stefan Schmid and Katsiaryna Zaitsava (University of Vienna, Austria)

  • Estimating Distributions of Large Graphs from Incomplete Sampled Data

Shiju Li, Xin Huang and Chul-Ho Lee (Florida Institute of Technology, USA)

Conference Session 11: Network Resilience and Security
(Session chair: Andreas Mauthe)

Tuesday 14:15 - 15:15
  • SIP Bruteforcing in the Wild - an Assessment of Adversaries, Techniques and Tools

Harm Griffioen, Huancheng Hu and Christian Doerr (Hasso Plattner Institute, Germany)

  • Minimizing Effort and Risk with Network Change Deployment Planning

Carlos Eduardo de Andrade (AT&T labs Research, USA); Ajay A Mahimkar and Rakesh K Sinha (AT&T Labs - Research, USA); Weiyi Zhang (AT&T Research, USA); Andre Cire (University of Toronto, USA); Giritharan Rana (AT&T Research, USA); Zihui Ge (AT&T Labs - Research, USA); Sarat Puthenpura (AT&T Labs Research, USA); Jennifer Yates (AT&T Labs - Research, USA); Robert Riding (AT&T, USA)

  • Estimating the Impact of BGP Prefix Hijacking

Pavlos Sermpezis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece); Vasileios Kotronis and Konstantinos Arakadakis (FORTH, Greece); Athena Vakali (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece)

Conference Session 12: Network Security and Privacy
(Session chair: Prof. Dr. Burkhard Stiller)

Tuesday 15:25 - 16:25
  • Onion Pass: Token-Based Denial-Of-Service Protection for Tor Onion Services

Christoph Döpmann and Valentin Franck (Technische Universität Berlin, Germany); Florian Tschorsch (Technical University of Berlin, Germany)

  • Few-Shot Class-Adaptive Anomaly Detection with Model-Agnostic Meta-Learning

Tongtong Feng, Qi Qi and Jingyu Wang (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China); Jianxin Liao (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Taiwan)

  • LightPIR: Privacy-Preserving Route Discovery for Payment Channel Networks

Krzysztof Pietrzak (IST Austria, Austria); Iosif Salem and Stefan Schmid (University of Vienna, Austria); Michelle Yeo (IST Austria, Austria)

Conference Session 13: Machine Learning and Networking
(Session chair: Zhicheng Yang)

Wednesday 14:05 - 15:05
  • Source Selection in Transfer Learning for Improved Service Performance Predictions

Hannes Larsson, Jalil Taghia, Farnaz Moradi and Andreas Johnsson (Ericsson Research, Sweden)

  • Real-Time Channel Management in WLANs: Deep Reinforcement Learning Versus Heuristics

Ovidiu Iacoboaiea (Huawei Technologies, France); Jonatan Krolikowski and Zied Ben Houidi (Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd, France); Dario Rossi (Huawei Technologies, France)

  • Deadline-Aware TDMA Scheduling for Multihop Networks Using Reinforcement Learning

Shanti Chilukuri (University College Cork, Ireland); Guangyuan Piao (Maynooth University, Ireland); Diego Lugones (NOKIA Bell Labs, Ireland); Dirk Pesch (University College Cork, Ireland)

Conference Session 14: Decentralization
(Session chair: Rute C. Sofia)

Wednesday 15:15 - 16:15
  • Adaptive Semi-Persistent Scheduling for Enhanced On-Road Safety in Decentralized V2X Networks

Avik Dayal (Virginia Tech, USA); Vijay K. Shah (Virginia Tech & Wireless@VT Lab, USA); Biplav Choudhury (Virginia Tech, USA); Vuk Marojevic (Mississippi State University, USA); Carl B. Dietrich (Virginia Tech & Wireless @ Virginia Tech, USA); Jeffrey Reed (Virginia Tech, USA)

  • DC-PoET: Proof-Of-Elapsed-Time Consensus with Distributed Coordination for Blockchain Networks

Amitangshu Pal and Krishna Kant (Temple University, USA)

Three tracks in parallel, track arrangement  

Track1: Session 1, 2, 3, 4, 5,

Track3: Session 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Track3: Session 11, 12, 13, 14


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