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2002 USENIX Annual Technical Conference, June 10-15, 2002, Monterey Conference Center, Monterey, CA
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All Technical Sessions: Thurs., June 13 | Fri., June 14 | Sat., June 15 | All in one file | FREENIX only
THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 2002    Friday | Saturday
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Building Applications
Session Chair: Chris Demetriou, Broadcom Corp.

Interactive 3D Graphics for Tcl
Oliver Kersting and Juergen Doellner, Hasso-Plattner-Institute, University of Potsdam

The AGFL Grammar Work Lab
Cornelis H.A. Koster and Erik Verbruggen, KUN

SWILL: A Simple Embedded Web Server Library
Sotiria Lampoudi and David M. Beazley, University of Chicago

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

Network Performance
Session Chair: Craig Metz, Extreme Networks

Linux NFS Client Write Performance
Chuck Lever, Network Appliance; and Peter Honeyman, CITI, University of Michigan

A Study of the Relative Costs of Network Security Protocols
Stefan Miltchev and Sotiris Ioannidis, University of Pennsylvania; and Angelos Keromytis, Columbia University

Congestion Control in Linux TCP
Pasi Sarolahti, University of Helsinki; and Alexey Kuznetsov, Institute for Nuclear Research at Moscow

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

Xtreme Xcitement
Keith Packard, XFree86 Core Team & SuSE, Inc.

The Future Is Coming: Where the X Window System Should Go
James Gettys, Compaq Computer Corp.

XCL: An Xlib Compatibility Layer for XCB
Jamey Sharp and Bart Massey, Portland State University

Biglook: A Widget Library for the Scheme Programming Language
Erick Gallesio, University of Nice; and Manuel Serrano, INRIA

FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2002    Thursday | Saturday
9:00 am - 10:30 am

Hacking in the Kernel
Session Chair: Chuck Cranor, AT&T Labs—Research

An Implementation of Scheduler Activations on the NetBSD Operating System
Nathan J. Williams, Wasabi Systems Inc.

Authorization and Charging in Public WLANs Using FreeBSD and 802.1x
Pekka Nikander, Ericsson Research NomadicLab

ACPI Implementation on FreeBSD
Takanori Watanabe, Kobe University; and Michael Smith, The FreeBSD Project

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

Analyzing Applications
Session Chair: Jim McGinness, Consultant

Gscope: A Visualization Tool for Time-Sensitive Software
Ashvin Goel and Jonathan Walpole, Oregon Graduate Institute, Portland

Inferring Scheduling Behavior with Hourglass
John Regehr, University of Utah

A Decoupled Architecture for Application-Specific File Prefetching
Chuan-Kai Yang, Stony Brook University; Tulika Mitra, National University of Singapore; and Tzi-cker Chiueh, Stony Brook University

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

Work-in-Progress Reports
Session Chair: Amin Vahdat, Duke University

See the Full Technical Program for a description.

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

Access Control
Session Chair: Robert Watson, NAI Labs & The FreeBSD Project

Design and Performance of the OpenBSD Stateful Packet Filter (pf)
Daniel Hartmeier, Systor AG

Enhancing NFS Cross-Administrative Domain Access
Joseph Spadavecchia and Erez Zadok, Stony Brook University

SATURDAY, JUNE 15, 2002    Thursday | Friday
9:00 am - 10:30 am

Engineering Open Source Software
Session Chair: Niels Provos, University of Michigan

Ningaui: A Linux Cluster for Business
Andrew Hume, AT&T Labs—Research; Scott Daniels, EDS

CPCMS: A Configuration Management System Based on Cryptographic Names
Jonathan S. Shapiro, Johns Hopkins University

X Meets Z: Verifying Correctness in the Presence of POSIX Threads
Bart Massey, Portland State University; and Robert T. Bauer, Rational Software Corp.

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

File Systems
Session Chair: Erez Zadok, Stony Brook University

Planned Extensions to the Linux Ext2/Ext3 Filesystem
Theodore Ts'o, IBM; and Stephen Tweedie, Red Hat

Recent Filesystem Optimisations on FreeBSD
Ian Dowse, Trinity College; David Malone, Dublin Institute of Technology

Filesystem Performance and Scalability in Linux 2.4.17
Ray Bryant, SGI; Ruth Forester, IBM; and John Hawkes, SGI

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

Things to Think About
Session Chair: Toon Moene, GNU Fortran Team

Speeding Up the Kernel Scheduler by Reducing Cache Misses
Shuji Yamamura, Akira Hirai, Mitsuru Sato, Masao Yamamoto, Akira Naruse, and Kouichi Kumon, Fujitsu Laboratories, LTD

Overhauling Amd for the '00s: A Case Study of GNU Autotools
Erez Zadok, Stony Brook University

Simple Memory Protection for Embedded Operating System Kernels
Frank Miller, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

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