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 FREENIX Track 1998 USENIX Annual Technical Conference - June 15-19, 1998 - Marriott Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana

Technical Sessions     FREENIX Track
[Wed, June 17]    [Thurs, June 18]    [Fri, June 19]    [Refereed Papers & Invited Talks]


Wednesday, June 17   9:00am - 10:30am   Joint Opening Session
Opening Remarks and Awards
Fred Douglis, AT&T Labs - Research

Keynote Address: Science and the Chimera
James "The Amazing" Randi

"The Amazing" Randi will discuss and reveal the nonsense that presently passes for science and is being promoted by the media as factual for their own purposes. There will be a demonstration of the techniques used by psychics to deceive the public.

James Randi is a professional magician, author, lecturer, amateur archaeologist, and amateur astronomer. He was the subject of a NOVA program dealing with his life work. He is a founding fellow of the Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal (CSICOP), a non-profit organization of academics and other experts devoted to the examination of paranormal, occult, and supernatural claims.

Wednesday, June 17   10:30am - 11:00am   Break
Concurrent Sessions

Wednesday, June 17   11:00am - 12:30pm    see [Refereed Papers & Invited Talks]

Maintaining Common Drivers
Matt Thomas, Internet Locksmith

A Machine-Independent DMA Framework for Net BSD
Jason R. Thorpe, NASA Ames Research Center

  Panel Discussion: Whither IPSec
Moderator: A. D. Keromytis, University of Pennsylvania
Panelists: John Ioannidis, AT&T Labs - Research; Theodore Ts'o, MIT; Hugh Daniel, Linux FreeS/WAN Project
Others to be announced


Wednesday, June 17   12:30pm - 2:00pm   Lunch (on your own)

Concurrent Sessions

Wednesday, June 17   2:00pm - 3:30pm    see [Refereed Papers & Invited Talks]

NetBSD Operating System
Jason R. Thorpe, The NetBSD Foundation, Inc.

  Host ATM Research Platform (HARP)
Timothy J. Salo, Network Computing Services

Dummynet and Forward Error Correction
Luigi Rizzo, Università di Pisa


Wednesday, June 17   3:30pm - 4:00pm   Break

Concurrent Sessions

Wednesday, June 17   4:00pm - 5:30pm    see [Refereed Papers & Invited Talks]

OpenBSD Operating System
Theo de Raadt, The OpenBSD Project

  Arla: Freely Available AFS Client
Johan Danielsson, Royal Institute of Technology; Assar Westerlund, Swedish Institute of Computer Science

Portable NTFS Driver
Martin V. Loewis, Humboldt University, Berlin


[Wed, June 17]    [Thurs, June 18]    [Fri, June 19]    FREENIX Track
[Wed, June 17]    [Thurs, June 18]    [Fri, June 19]    Refereed Papers & Invited Talks Tracks

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