Welcome to the

2nd Intl. Workshop on Real-Time LANs in the Internet Age

Satellite Event to
15th Euromicro Conference on Real-Time Systems

Porto, Portugal
July 1st, 2003

Workshop Location: ISEP/IPP 


Technical Program

9:00 - 9:10

Welcome Address
Lucia Lo Bello

9:10 - 10:30

Session 1: Architecture and Protocols to support Real-Time Communication
Chair: Ferdy Hanssen
Rapporteur: Mário Alves


Session Format:



5 presentations of 10 minutes each.
Afterwards, 30 minutes of discussion. 


Session Papers:



ORTE - open source implementation of Real-Time Publish-Subscribe protocol
Petr Smolik, Zdenek Sebek, Zdenek Hanzalek
Czech Technical University, Czech Republic



Low-latency and High-throughput message passing solutions
M. Maniezzo, A. Sanna
Politecnico di Torino, Italy



RT-EP: Real-Time Ethernet Protocol for Analyzable Distributed Applications on a Minimum Real-Time POSIX Kernel
José María Martínez, Michael González Harbour and J. Javier Gutiérrez
Universidad de Cantabria, Spain



FTTlet based distributed system architecture
Mário J. B. Calha, José A. G. Fonseca
Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco and University of Aveiro, Portugal



Augmenting RT-Linux GPL Capabilities with TCP/IP
Sergio Pérez, Joan Vila
Universitat Politècnica de Valencia, Spain



10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break



11:00 - 12:20

Session 2: Industrial Communication and Vertical Integration Issues
Chair: Luis Almeida
Rapporteur: Paulo Pedreiras


Session Format:



5 presentations of 10 minutes each.
Afterwards, 30 minutes of discussion. 


Session Papers:



An experimental setup for vertical integration in network systems for industrial use
Trygve Lunheim, Amund Skavhaug
Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway



A Lightweight Linux Architecture for Resource-Limited Media Systems
Holger Patecki, Peter Altenbernd, Michael Ditze, Reinhard Bernhardi-Grisson
C-Lab, Germany



Porting the Internet Protocol to the Controller Area Network
Michael Ditze, Reinhard Bernhardi, Guido Kämper, Peter Altenbernd
C-Lab, Germany



Using Servers to Provide Bandwidth Isolation on the Controller Area Network
Thomas Nolte, Mikael Sjodin, and Hans Hansson
Malardalen University, Sweden



Harmonizing Dependability and Real Time in CAN Networks
Guillermo Rodríguez-Navas, Manuel Barranco, Julián Proenza
Unversity of the Balearic Islands, Spain




12:20 - 13:40





13:40 - 15:00

Session 3: Real-Time Ethernet
Chair: Eduardo Tovar
Rapporteur: Guillermo Rodríguez-Navas


Session Format:



5 presentations of 10 minutes each.
Afterwards, 30 minutes of discussion. 


Session Papers:



Switched Real-Time Ethernet in Industrial Applications -Asymmetric Deadline Partitioning Scheme
Hoai Hoang,  Magnus Jonsson
Halmstad University, Sweden



Characterizing the Real-Time Behaviour of Prioritized Switched Ethernet
P. Pedreiras, R. Leite, L. Almeida
University of Aveiro, Portugal



Real-Time Communication over Shared Media Local Area Networks
Rainer Steffen, Markus Zeller, Rudi Knorr
Fraunhofer Institute for Communication Systems, Germany



SynUTC and IEEE 1588 Clock Synchronization for Industrial Ethernet
Roland Höller, Thilo Sauter, Nikolaus Kerö
Vienna University of Technology and Oregano Systems, Austria



Time synchronization for an Ethernet-based real-time token network
Ferdy Hanssen, Joost van den Boom, Pierre G. Jansen, Hans Scholten
University of Twente, The Netherlands




15:00 - 16:05

Session 4: QoS over IP
Chair: Michael Ditze
Rapporteur: Thomas Nolte


Session Format:



4 presentations of 10 minutes each.
Afterwards, 25 minutes of discussion. 


Session Papers:



Robust real-time IP-based multimedia communication
P. van der Stok, M. van Hartskamp
Philips Research, The Netherlands



Avoid LAN Switches - IP Routers provide a better alternative for a Real-Time Communication System
E. Simon, E. Gressier-Soudan, J. Berthelin



QoS Support for Real-Time Flows in Internet Routers
O. Mirabella, S. Fichera, S. Visalli
Università di Catania, Italy



Towards Reliable Integrated Services for Dependable Systems
H. Schioler, A. P. Ravn, R. Izadi-Zamanabadi, K. Nielsen, O. B. Madsen, J Dalsgaard
Aalborg University, Denmark




16:05 - 16:35

Coffee Break




16:35 - 17:55

Session 5: Wireless and Mobile Networks
Chair: Hans Hansson
Rapporteur: Berta Batista


Session Format:



5 presentations of 10 minutes each.
Afterwards, 30 minutes of discussion. 


Session Papers:



Towards Real-time Event-based Communication in Mobile Ad Hoc Wireless Networks
Barbara Hughes Vinny Cahill
Trinity College, Ireland



Wireless real-time communication protocol for cooperating mobile units
Tullio Facchinetti, Giorgio Buttazzo, Marco Caccamo, Luis Almeida
University of Pavia, Italy; University of Illinois at Urbana, USA; University of Aveiro, Portugal



Engineering Hybrid Wired/Wireless Fieldbus Networks - a case study
M. Alves, E. Tovar, L.  Marques, S. Behaeghel, K. Van Nieuwenhuyse
Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal; Katholieke Hogeschool Sint-Lieven, Belgium



ARMONIO – “Plug and Play” ARchitecture for a MONItoring System of the Portuguese Ocean
J. Fonseca, P. Bartolomeu, O. Pacheco, A. Macedo, P. Duarte
University of Aveiro, Portugal



Dynamic Mobility Agent Protocol (DMAP) for Micro-mobility Management
Y. Chen, V. Li
University of Hong Kong, China 




17:55 - 18:15

Closing  Remarks
Lucia Lo Bello


Due to the character of the workshop the times given in this schedule might differ slightly.

For additional details concerning the technical program of the Workshop please contact the workshop chairperson:

Lucia Lo Bello
Dipartimento di Ingegneria Informatica e delle Telecomunicazioni
University of Catania
phone: +39-095-7382379
e-mail: Lucia.LoBello@diit.unict.it