Technical Sessions

Tuesday, October 22nd
TS1: Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

Q-DATA: Enhanced Traffic Flow Monitoring in Software-Defined Networks applying Q-learning

Trung V. Phan (Technische Universität Chemnitz, Germany); Syed Tasnimul Islam (Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany); Tri Gia Nguyen (Duy Tan University, Vietnam); Thomas Bauschert (Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany)

Flow-based Throughput Prediction using Deep Learning and Real-World Network Traffic

Christoph Hardegen, Benedikt Pfülb and Sebastian Rieger (Fulda University of Applied Sciences, Germany); Alexander Gepperth and Sven Reissmann (University of Applied Sciences Fulda, Germany)

ADAM & RAL: Adaptive Memory Learning and Reinforcement Active Learning for Network Monitoring

Sarah Wassermann (AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, France); Pedro Casas (Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT), Austria); Pavol Mulinka (Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic); Thibaut Cuvelier (Orange Labs, Centrale Supelec, France)

TS2: Security Management

Host in Danger? Detecting Network Intrusions from Authentication Logs

Haibo Bian, Tim Bai, Mohammad Ali Salahuddin, Noura Limam, Abbas Abou Daya and Raouf Boutaba (University of Waterloo, Canada)

Exploring Ethereum's blockchain anonymity using smart contract code attribution

Shlomi Linoy, Natalia Stakhanova and Alina Matyukhina (University of New Brunswick, Canada)

Exploring NAT Detection and Host Identification Using Machine Learning

Ali Safari Khatouni, Lan Zhang and Khurram Aziz (Dalhousie University, Canada); Ibrahim Zincir (Yasar University, Turkey); Nur Zincir-Heywood (Dalhousie University, Canada)

Wednesday, October 23rd
TS3: Anomaly and Change Management

Towards Content-Centric Control Plane Supporting Efficient Anomaly Detection Functions

Hoang Long Mai (Montimage, France); Guillaume Doyen (Troyes University of Technology, France); Wissam Mallouli and Edgardo Montes de Oca (Montimage, France); Olivier Festor (INRIA Nancy - Grand Est, France)

Causal analysis of network logs with layered protocols and topology knowledge

Satoru Kobayashi (National Institute of Informatics, Japan); Kazuki Otomo (The University of Tokyo, Japan); Kensuke Fukuda (National Institute of Informatics, Japan)

Predicting VNF Deployment Decisions under Dynamically Changing Network Conditions

Stanislav Lange (Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea); Heegon Kim (POSTECH, Korea); Seyeon Jeong (Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea); Heeyoul Choi (Handong Global University, Korea); Jae-Hyoung Yoo and James W. Hong (POSTECH, Korea)

TS4: 5G and New Generation Networks

Experimental Estimation of LTE-A Performance

Imane Oussakel (Université de Toulouse, CNRS & LAAS-CNRS, France); Philippe Owezarski (LAAS-CNRS, France); Pascal Berthou (CNRS/LAAS - Université de Toulouse, France)

Reliable Slicing of 5G Transport Networks with Dedicated Protection

Nashid Shahriar, Sepehr Taeb, Shihabur R. Chowdhury and Mubeen Zulfiqar (University of Waterloo, Canada); Massimo Tornatore (Politecnico di Milano & University of California, Davis, Italy); Raouf Boutaba (University of Waterloo, Canada); Jeebak Mitra and Mahdi Hemmati (Huawei Technologies Canada, Canada)

Orchestrating End-to-end Slices in 5G Networks

Davit Harutyunyan (University of Trento & FBK CREATE-NET, Italy); Riccardo Fedrizzi (FBK CREATE-NET, Italy); Nashid Shahriar and Raouf Boutaba (University of Waterloo, Canada); Roberto Riggio (FBK CREATE-NET, Italy)

TS5 : Data Center and Cloud Management

Efficient Learning on High-dimensional Operational Data

Forough Sahab Samani, Rolf Stadler and Hongyi Zhang (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden)

Quick Execution Time Predictions for Spark Applications

Sarah Shah (University of Calgary, Canada); Yasaman Amannejad (Mount Royal University, Canada); Diwakar Krishnamurthy and Mea Wang (University of Calgary, Canada)

Building Hybrid Virtual Network Functions with eXpress Data Path

Tu Van Nguyen, Jae-Hyoung Yoo and James W. Hong (POSTECH, Korea)

Thursday, October 24th
TS6: Performance Management and Quality of Experience

On Accounting for Screen Resolution in Adaptive Video Streaming: A QoE-Driven Bandwidth Sharing Framework

Othmane Belmoukadam (Côte d'Azur University & INRIA Sophia Antipolis, France); Muhammad Jawad Khokhar and Chadi Barakat (INRIA Sophia Antipolis, France)

Informed Access Network Selection: The Benefits of Socket Intents for Web Performance

Theresa Enghardt and Philipp S. Tiesel (TU Berlin, Germany); Thomas Zinner (NTNU, Norway); Anja Feldmann (Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Saarbrücken, Germany)

Enabling Emergency Flow Prioritization in SDN Networks

Jerico Moeyersons (Ghent University - imec, Belgium); Behrooz Farkiani (Amirkabir UnIversity of Technology, Iran); Bahador Bakhshi and Seyyed Ali Mirhassani (Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran); Tim Wauters (Ghent University - imec, Belgium); Bruno Volckaert (Ghent University-imec & IBBT, Belgium); Filip De Turck (Ghent University - imec, Belgium)

TS7 : Software-Defined Networks

P4-BNG: Central Office Network Functions on Programmable Packet Pipelines

Ralf Kundel (TU Darmstadt, Germany); Leonhard Nobach (Deutsche Telekom & Fixed Mobile Engineering Deutschland, Germany); Jeremias Blendin (Barefoot Networks & Intel Corporation, USA); Hans-Jörg Kolbe and Georg Schyguda (Deutsche Telekom, Germany); Vladimir Gurevich (Barefoot Networks, USA); Boris Koldehofe (TU Darmstadt, Germany); Ralf Steinmetz (Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany)

SACO: A Service Chain Aware SDN Controller-Switch Mapping Framework

Duong Tuan Nguyen (University of Quebec, Canada); Chuan Pham (Synchromedia Laboratory, Ecole de Technologie Supérieure, Université du Québec, Canada); Kim Khoa Nguyen (University of Quebec, Canada); Mohamed Cheriet (Ecole de technologie superieure (University of Quebec), Canada)

DBvLEA: A Demand-Based Approach to Virtual Link Mapping for Multi-Service Industrial Applications

Frimpong Ansah (University of Passau & Siemens AG., Germany); Hermann de Meer (University of Passau, Germany)