Conference Programme

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Day 1: Tuesday 13 December 2016

Registration / Morning Tea 9:00 – 10:00 (AM104)

QTNA 2016 Opening 10:00 – 10:15 (AM102)


Ying-Dar Lin

Network Cloudification: From SDN-NFV and 5G-MEC to Their Modelling and Optimization

Chair: Winston Seah

Plenary talk 10:15 – 11:15 (AM102)

AM102 (Session 1) Best Paper Award Candidates

Chair: Peter Chong

11:20 – 11:40

Sangdon Park, Ganguk Hwang and Jun Kyun Choi. Optimal Throughput Analysis of Random Access Policies for Cognitive Radio Networks with Multiple Channel Access

11:40 – 12:00

Hideaki Takagi. Times to Service Completion and Abandonment in the M/M/m Preemptive LCFS Queue with Impatient Customers

12:00 – 12:20

Sabine Wittevrongel, Bart Feyaerts, Herwig Bruneel and Stijn De Vuyst. Delay analysis of a queue with reservation-based scheduling and class-dependent service times

12:20 – 12:40

Kurt Van Hautegem, Wouter Rogiest and Herwig Bruneel. Optical Switching for Variable Size Packets: Improved Void Filling through Selective Void Creation

12:40 – 13:00

Moeko Yajima, Tuan Phung-Duc and Hiroyuki Masuyama. The stability condition of BMAP/M/∞ queues

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch (AM104)

AM102 (Session 2) 14:00 – 17:00 Poster Session

Chair: Stefanka Chukova

3:30 – 4:00 Afternoon Tea/Coffee Break (AM104)

Dieter Fiems and Tuan Phung-Duc. Light-traffic analysis of queues with limited heterogenous retrials

Azam Asanjarani. QBD Modelling of a finite state controller for queueing systems with unobservable Markovian environments

Kyunghwan Choi and Bongkyoo Yoon. A Survey on the Queueing Inventory Systems with Phase-type Service Distributions

Tuan Phung-Duc and Ken'Ichi Kawanishi. Impacts of Retrials on Power-Saving Policy in Data Centers

Hiroyuki Masuyama, Yutaka Sakuma and Masahiro Kobayashi. Simple error bounds for the QBD approximation of a special class of two dimensional reflecting random walks

Yang Woo Shin and Dug Hee Moon. Variability of output in two-node tandem production line

Koya Mizuno and Yutaka Takahashi. Performance Analysis of Tag Identification Time in Passive RFID Systems

Krishnamoorthy Achyutha and Dhanya Shajin. Stochastic Decomposition in Retrial Queueing Inventory System

Day 2: Wednesday 14 December 2016


Bong Dae Choi

Performance Analysis of a MAC Protocol Consisting of EDCA on the CCH and a Reservation on the SCHs for the IEEE 802.11p/1609.4 WAVE

Chair: Shoji Kasahara

Plenary talk 9:30 – 10:30 (AM102)

10:30 – 11:00 Morning Tea/Coffee Break (AM104)

AM102 (Session 3) Contributed papers

Chair: Yutaka Takahashi

11:00 – 11:20

Bara Kim and Jeongsim Kim. Waiting time distribution for polling systems with retrials and deterministic glue periods

11:20 – 11:40

Demir Yavas, Ibrahim Hokelek and Bilge Gunsel. Modeling of Priority-based Request Scheduling Mechanism for Finite Buffer SIP Servers

11:40 – 12:00

Dequan Yue, Guoxi Zhao and Wuyi Yue. Analysis of an Multi-server Queueing-inventory System with Non-homogeneous Poisson Arrivals

12:00 – 12:20

Shunsuke Matsuzawa and Yutaka Takahashi. Performance Analysis of Advanced Metering Infrastructure with Multihop Hybrid Communication System

12:20 – 12:40

Jianping Liu, Shunfu Jin and Wuyi Yue. Multiple Sleep Mode Analysis for Energy Conservation in Cognitive Radio Networks

12:40 – 14:00 Lunch (AM104)

AM102 (Session 4) Contributed papers

Chair: Bryan Ng

14:00 – 14:20

Yuan Zhao and Wuyi Yue. An Adjustable Access Control Scheme in Cognitive Radio Networks with Multiple Secondary Users

14:20 – 14:40

Velika Dragieva and Tuan Phung-Duc. Two-Way Communication M/M/1 Retrial Queue with Server-Orbit Interaction

14:40 – 15:00

Hazim Jarrah, Peter Chong, Nurul I. Sarkar and Jairo Gutierrez. A Time-Free Comparison-Based System-Level Fault Diagnostic Model for Highly Dynamic Networks

15:00 – 15:20

Akifumi Maeda, Shoji Kasahara and Yutaka Takahashi. Dynamic Task Scheduling for Energy Harvesting Nodes in Wireless Sensor Networks

Conference Banquet – arrive 18:00 at Te Papa

Day 3: Thursday 15 December 2016

AM102 (Session 5) Invited and Contributed Papers

Chair: Adrian Pekar

10:00 - 10:20

Kin Kee Chow. Functionalized Optical Fibre Sensors for Real-Time Environmental Monitoring Applications (invited paper)

10:20 – 10:40

Aminu Bello Usman and Jairo Gutierrez. A Reliability-Based Trust Model for Efficient Collaborative Routing in Wireless Networks (invited paper)

10:40 – 11:00

La Thanh Tam, Alvin Valera, Hwee-Pink Tan and Cheryl Koh. Online Detection of Behavioral Change Using Unobtrusive Eldercare Monitoring System

11:00 – 11:20

Jerim Kim, Bara Kim and Hsing Luh. Analysis of a Markovian feedback queue with multi-class customers

11:20 – 11:40

Hiroki Morii and Yutaka Takahashi. Performance Analysis of Server Operation with Block Hiring Policy in Cloud Services

AM102 11:40 – 11:50 QTNA 2016 Closing

11:50 – 13:00 Lunch (AM104)

13:00 Wine Tour