Barcelona meeting

The 5th  TMA Action meeting was held in Barcelona on 5-6 October 2009 at UPC (organizer: Jordi Domingo-Pascual).

The minutes of the MC meeting can be found here: MC-minutes-barcelona-09.

The overall meeting agenda follows below:

NOTE : Each Technical Session includes a list of presentations plus a discussion slot.

Monday, 5. October 2009
09:15 - 09:30 Opening and welcome
09:30 - 10:30 Keynote talk. Speaker: Patrice AbryTitle: Seven years and one day in the life of Internet: Multiresolution and random projections for robust monitoring
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 - 13:00 Technical Session - Anomaly Detection (moderator: Kave Salamatian)

13:00 - 14:15 Lunch
14:15 - 15:45 Technical Session  - Performance monitoring and topology discovery (moderator: Benoit Donnet.)

15:45 - 16:15 Coffee break
16:15 - 17:00 Open Technical Session

  • Pieter Venemans (TNO): Self-learning traffic characterization and its practical application for capacity management (slides)
  • Josep Sanjuas-Cuxart (UPC) An analysis of HTTP file download traffic (slides).
  • Fabio Ricciato: On the role of sessions and flows in traffic characterization (slides). See also the presentation of a paper held at Globecom'09 (slides).
Tuesday, 6. October 2009
09:00 - 11:00 MC meeting --- Management issues[list of discussion points to be provided]
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 - 13:00 Technical Session – SIG Bandwidth Estimation(moderator: Andreas  Kassler)

13:00 - 14:15 Lunch
14:15 - 15:30 Technical Session – SIG / Traffic Classification (moderator: Alberto Dainotti)

15:30 - 15:50 Coffee break
15:50 - 17:00 STSM presentations



Please, in order to facilitate the logistics, register here.

There is NO registration fee. The registration is for organizational purposes only.


Logistic details:

The meeting will be held at the UPC  "Campus Nord"

Information about hotels here.


For MC members and their substitutes:

For those eligible for travel reimbursement, find here the travel-reimbursement-request form: print it and bring a signed copy to the meeting along with the required invoices (e.g. flight ticket). Read the backpage for a summary of the reimbursement guidelines.

MC members that are willing to nominate a temporary substitute, should send a forma email to their national COST National Coordinator (CNC), in CC to the Chair, Secretary and to the other MC for the same country. Find here the list of CNCs.