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USENIX Mobile & Location-Independent Computing Symposium

August 2-3, 1993
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Keynote Address: Bob Metcalfe, InfoWorld

Wednesday, August 2

Filesystems and Naming

Disconnected Operation for AFS
Larry B. Huston and Peter Honeyman, University of Michigan

Experience with Disconnected Operation in a Mobile Environment
M. Satyanarayanan, James J. Kistler, Lily B. Mummert, Maria. R. Ebling, Puneet Kumar, Qi Lu, Carnegie Mellon University

Using Prospero to Support Integrated Location-Independent Computing
B. Clifford Neuman, Steven Seger Augart, Shantaprasad Upasani, University of Southern California


The Qualcomm CDMA Digital Cellular System
Phil Karn, Qualcomm, Inc.

An Infrared Network for Mobile Computers
Norman Adams, Bill N. Schilit, Rich Gold, Michael Tso, Roy Want, Xerox PARC

UNIX For Nomads: Making UNIX Support Mobile Computing
Michael Bender, Alexander Davidson, Clark Dong, Steven Drach, Anthony Glenning, Karl Jacob, Jack Jia, James Kempf, Nachiappan Periakaruppan, Gale Snow, Becky Wong, Nomadic Systems Group, Sun Microsystems

Tuesday, August 3

Protocols and Messaging

A Mobile Networking System Based on Internet Protocol (IP)
Pravin Bhagwat, University of Maryland; Charles E. Perkins, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center

Providing Connection-Oriented Network Services to Mobile Hosts
Kimberly Keeton, Bruce A. Mah, Srinivasan Seshan, Randy H. Katz, Domenico Ferrari, University of California - Berkeley

Agent-Mediated Message Passing for Constrained Environments
Andrew Athan and Daniel Duchamp, Columbia University


Local Area Mobile Computing on Stock Hardware and Mostly Stock Software
Terri Watson and Brian Bershad, Carnegie Mellon University

Experiences with X in a Wireless Environment
Christopher A. Kantarjiev, Alan Demers, Ron Frederick, Robert T. Krivacic, Mark Weiser, Xerox PARC

Customizing Mobile Applications
Bill N. Schilit, Marvin M. Theimer, Brent B. Welch, Xerox PARC

Program Committee

Dan Geer, Program Chair, Geer Zolot Associates
Clement Cole, Vice-Program Chair, Locus Computing Corporation
Ed Gould, Digital Equipment Corporation
Mike Kazar, Transarc Corporation
Jeff Kellem, Beyond Dreams
Alan Nemeth, Digital Equipment Corporation
Tom Page, UCLA
Charlie Perkins, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Dave Presotto, AT&T Bell Laboratories
Jim Rees, University of Michigan