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2001 USENIX Annual Technical Conference, June 25-30, 2001, Boston, MA
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All Technical Sessions: Thurs., June 28 | Fri., June 29 | Sat., June 30 | All in one file | FREENIX only
THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 2001    Friday | Saturday
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Mac Security
Session Chair: Dan Geer, @stake, Inc.

LOMAC: MAC You Can Live With
Timothy Fraser, NAI Labs

TrustedBSD: Adding Trusted Operating System Features to FreeBSD
Robert N. M. Watson, FreeBSD Project, NAI Labs

Integrating Flexible Support for Security Policies into the Linux Operating System
Peter Loscocco, NSA, and Stephen Smalley, NAI Labs

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm   Lunch (on your own)
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Session Chair: Erez Zadok, SUNY at Stony Brook

A Practical Scripting Environment for Mobile Devices
Brian Ward, University of Chicago

Nickle: Language Principles and Pragmatics
Bart Massey, Portland State University, and Keith Packard, SuSE Inc.

The Design and Implementation of the NetBSD rc.d System
Luke Mewburn, Wasabi Systems, Inc.

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm   Break
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

User Space
Session Chair: Alan Nemeth, Compaq

User-Level Checkpointing for LinuxThreads Programs
William R. Dieter and James E. Lumpp, Jr., University
of Kentucky

Building an Open-source Solaris-compatible Threads Library
John Wood, Compaq Computer UK Ltd

Are Mallocs Free of Fragmentation?
Aniruddha Bohra, Rutgers University, and Eran Gabber, Lucent Technologies–Bell Labs

FRIDAY, JUNE 29, 2001    Thursday | Saturday
9:00 am - 10:30 am

User Environment
Session Chair: Ken Coar, The Apache Software Foundation/IBM

Sandboxing Applications
Vassilis Prevelakis, University of Pennsylvania, and Diomidis Spinellis, Athens University

Building a Secure Web Browser
Sotiris Ioannidis, University of Pennsylvania, and Steven M. Bellovin, AT&T Labs–Research

Citrus Project: True Multilingual Support for BSD Operating Systems
Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino, Internet Initiative Japan Inc.

10:30 am - 11:00 am   Break
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Session Chair: Drew Gallatin, Duke/FreeBSD

Kqueue–A Generic and Scalable Event Notification Facility
Jonathan Lemon, FreeBSD Project

Improving the FreeBSD SMP Implementation
Greg Lehey, IBM LTC Ozlabs

Page Replacement in Linux 2.4 Memory Management
Rik van Riel, Conectiva Inc.

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm   Lunch in the Exhibit Hall (free pizza and sodas!)
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Session Chair: Clem Cole, Paceline Systems Corp.

User-Level Extensibility in the Mona File System
Paul W. Schermerhorn, Robert J. Minerick, Peter Rijks, and Vincent W. Freeh, University of Notre Dame

Volume Managers in Linux
David Teigland and Heinz Mauelshagen, Sistina Software, Inc.

The Design and Implementation of a Transparent Cryptographic File System for UNIX
Giuseppe Cattaneo, Luigi Catuogno, Aniello Del Sorbo, and Pino Persiano, Università di Salerno

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm   Break
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Work-in-Progress Reports
Session Chair: Greg Ganger, Carnegie Mellon University

Short, pithy, and fun, Work-in-Progress reports introduce interesting new or ongoing work. If you have work you would like to share or a cool idea that's not quite ready for publication, send a one- or two-paragraph summary to We are particularly interested in presenting students' work. A schedule of presentations will be posted at the conference, and the speakers will be notified in advance. Work-in-Progress reports are five-minute presentations; the time limit will be strictly enforced.

This is a joint session with the General Track.

SATURDAY, JUNE 30, 2001    Thursday | Friday
9:00 am - 10:30 am

Session Chair: Garry Paxinos, Metro Link/XFree86

Design and Implementation of the X Rendering Extension
Keith Packard, XFree86 Core Team, SuSE Inc.

Scwm: An Extensible Constraint-Enabled Window Manager
Greg J. Badros,; Jeffrey Nichols, Carnegie Mellon University; and Alan Borning, University of Washington

The X Resize and Rotate Extension–RandR
Jim Gettys, Compaq, and Keith Packard, XFree86 Core Team, SuSE Inc.

10:30 am - 11:00 am   Break
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Securing Networks
Session Chair: Ted Faber, ISI/USC

MEF, Malicious Email Filter–A UNIX Mail Filter That Detects Malicious Windows Executables
Matthew G. Schultz and Eleazar Eskin, Columbia University; Erez Zadok, SUNY Stony Brook; Manasi Bhattacharyya and Salvatore J. Stolfo, Columbia University

Cost Effective Security for Small Businesses
Sean R. Brown, Applied Geographics, Inc.

Heimdal and Windows 2000 Kerberos–How to Get Them to Play Together
Assar Westerlund, Swedish Institute of Computer Science, and Johan Danielsson, Center for Parallel Computers, KTH

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm   Lunch (on your own)
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Resource Management
Session Chair: Theodore Ts'o, VA Linux Systems

Predictable Management of System Resources
for Linux

Mansoor Alicherry, Bell Labs, and K. Gopinath, Indian Institute of Science

Scalable Linux Scheduling
Stephen Molloy and Peter Honeyman, CITI–University of Michigan

A Universal Dynamic Trace for Linux and Other Operating Systems
Richard J. Moore, IBM, Linux Technology Centre

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