AINA 2008
The IEEE 22nd International Conference on
Advanced Information Networking and Applications


Sponsored by IEEE Computer Society, TCDP

March 25 (Tue.) - March 28 (Fri.), 2008
GinoWan, Okinawa, Japan


http://www.aina-conference.org/2008/




AINA 2008 PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks
Jun Cai, University of Manitoba, Canada
Ling-Jyh Chen, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Aysegul Cuhadar, Carleton University, Canada
M. Rasit Eskicioglu, University of Manitoba, Canada
Bengi Karacali, Avaya Labs, USA
Ibrahim Korpeoglu, Bilkent University, Turkey
Wonjun Lee, Korea University, Korea
Cheng Li, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
Susan Lincke, University of Wisconsin-Parkside, USA
Daniele Miorandi, CREATE-NET, Italy
Yu Wang, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA
Carine Toham, France Telecom R&D, France
Kuei-Ping Shih, Tamkang University, Taiwan
Prasan Kumar Sahoo, Vanung University, Taiwan
Gwo-Jong Yu, Aletheia University, Taiwan
Yuh-Shyan Chen, National Taipei University, Taiwan
Chih-Min Chao, National Taiwan Ocean University, Taiwan
Tzung-Shi Chen, National University of Tainan, Taiwan
Wen-Hwa Liao, Tatung University, Taiwan
Morris Chang, Iowa State University, America
Chang-Wu Yu, Chung Hua University, Taiwan
Chia-Ho Ou, National Pingtung Institute of Commerce, Taiwan
Chih-Shun Hsu, Shih Hsin University, Taiwan
Chih-Yung Chang, Tamkang University, Taiwan
Jen-Hui Chen, Chang Gung University, Taiwan
Kuang-Hui Chi, National Yunlin University, Taiwan
Li-Hsing Yen, National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Neng-Chung Wang, National United University, Taiwan
Sheng-Shih Wang, Minghsin University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
Shih-Lin Wu, Chang Gung University, Taiwan
Shiow-Fen Hwang, Feng Chia University, Taiwan
Ying-Hong Wang, Tamkang University, Taiwan


Agent and Intelligent Computing
Esma Aimeur, Universite de Montreal, Canada
Ali A. Ghorbani, University of New Brunswick, Canada
Djamal Benslimane, Universite Claude Bernard Lyon 1, France
Walter Binder, University of Lugano, Switzerland
Jiannong Cao, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK
Iker Gondra, St. Francis Xavier University, Canada
Sajid Hussain, Acadia University, Canada
Ismail Khalil Ibrahim, Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Austria
Mohamed Kamel, University of Waterloo, Canada
Christel Kemke, University of Manitoba, Canada
Zakaria Maamar, Zayed University, UAE
S.M.F.D Syed Mustapha, British Telecom, Asian Research Center, Malaysia
Elth Ogston, Vrije University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Fuhua Oscar Lin, Athabasca University, Canada
Omer F. Rana, Cardiff University, UK
Weiming Shen, National Research Council, Canada
Muhammed Younas, Oxford Brookes University, UK
Peter Smith, Sunderland University,UK
Rachid Anane, Coventry University, UK
Ping Wang, Kun Shan University, Taiwan
Chun-Lung Huang, Advanced Technology Center Information & Communication Research Labs, Taiwan


Communication Technology and Protocols
William Allen, Florida Institute of Technology, USA
Ying Cai, Iowa State University, USA
Sen-ching Cheung, University of Kentucky, USA
Gerald Marin, Florida Institute of Technology, USA
Hung Q. Ngo, SUNY Buffalo, USA
Waleed Smari, University of Dayton, USA
Jun Suzuki, University of Massachusetts Boston, USA
Tao Xie, San Diego State University, USA
Vladimir I. Zadorozhny, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Sanjay K Bose, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Chalermpol Charnsripinyo, NECTEC, Thailand
Peter Chong, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Chun Tung Chou, University of New South Wales, Australia
Noel Crespi, GET/INT, France
Shoji Kasahara, Kyoto University, Japan
Sinchai Kamolphiwong, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand
Ben Leong, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Anthong Lo, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Stephane Maag, GET/INT, France
Lek Heng Ngoh, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Farzad Safaei, University of Wollongong, Australia
Hwee-Pink Tan, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Takashi Watanabe, Shizuoka University, Japan
Quincy Wu, National Chi-Nan University, Taiwan
Xiaohong Jiang, Tohoku University, Japan


Dependable and Autonomic Systems
Emmanuelle Anceaume, IRISA, France
Adel Cherif, University of Qatar, Qatar
Yuanshun Dai, Indiana University-Purdue University, USA
Andrzej Goscinski, Deakin University, Australia
Naohiro Hayashibara, Tokyo Denki University, Japan
Xiaolin (Andy) Li, Oklahoma State University, USA
Yi Mu, University of Wollongong, Australia
Maria S. Perez-Hernandez, University Politecnicade at Madrid, Spain
Khaled Ragab, Ain Shams University, Egypt
Indrakshi Ray, Colorado State University, USA
Michael Smirnov, Fraunhofer Inst. FOKUS, Germany
Kenji Saito, Keio University, Japan
Jean-Marc Seigneur, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Masumi Toyoshima, The University of Kitakyushu, Japan
Savio Tse, Bilkent University, Turkey
Liudong Xing, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, USA
Rami Yared, JAIST, Japan
Deqing Zou, Huazhong University of Science&Technology, China


Distributed and Parallel Algorithms
Madhav Marathe, Virginia Tech, USA
Neeraj Mittal, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
S. Olariu, Old Dominion University, USA
Antonio J. Plaza, University of Extremadura, Spain
Philippas Tsigas, Chalmers University, Sweden
S. Venkatesan, University of Texas, USA
Antonino Virgillito, Universita di Roma, Italy
Eric Aubanel, University of New Brunswick, Canada
Rupak Biswas, NASA Ames Research Center, USA
Anu Bourgeois, Georgia State University, USA
Xiao Chen, Texas State University, USA
Brian J. d'Auriol, Ohio Supercomputer Center, USA
Peter Graham, University of Manitoba, Canada
Weifa Liang, Australian National University, Australia
J. Ramanujam, Louisiana State University, USA
Ruth Shaw, University of New Brunswick, Canada
Xiaojun Shen, University of Missouri - Kansas City, USA
Ashok Srinivasan, Florida State University, USA
Parimala Thulasiraman, University of Manitoba, Canada
Takaichi Yoshida, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan
Jingyuan Zhang, University of Alabama, USA
Xiaobo Zhou, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, USA
Can Alkan, University of Washington, USA
Erich J. Baker, Baylor University, USA
Ken Barker, University of Calgary, Canada
Peter Damaschke, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Jiong Guo, Universisity Jena, Germany
Hon Wai Leong, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Guohui Lin, University of Alberta, Canada
Teresa M. Przytycka, National Center for Biotechnology Information, USA


Distributed Database and Data Mining
Kin Fun Li, University of Victoria, Canada
Toshiyuki Amagasa, University of Tsukuba, Japan
Hiroki Arimura, Hokkaido University
Masayoshi Aritsugi, Kumamoto University, Japan
Sourav Bhowmick, Nanyang Technological University
Sanjay Chawla, University of Sydney
Xiaohua Tony Hu, Ddexel University
Hideyuki Kawashima, Keio University
Sanjay Kumar Madria, Missouri-Rolla University, USA
Rosa Meo, University of Torino, Italy
Yasuhiko Morimoto, Hiroshima University, Japan
Masato Oguchi, Ochanomizu University, Japan
Shingo Otsuka, University of Tokyo, Japan
Hatem Ben Sta, Ecole Centrale de Lille, France
Xintao Wu, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA
Yiyu Yao, University of Regina, Canada
Naofumi Yoshida, Komazawa University, Japan
Jeffrey Xu Yu, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK
Xue Li, The University of Queensland


Grid, P2P and Scalable Computing
Markus Aleksy, ABB AG Corporate Research Center, Germany
Mark Baker, University of Reading, UK
Jim Basney, University of Illinois at Urbana and Champaign, USA
Siegfried Benkner, University of Vienna, Austria
Marian Bubak, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
Rajkumar Buyya, University of Melbourne, Australia
Denis Caromel, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis-INRIA-CNRS-IUF, France
Robert Frank, Manchester University, UK
Michael Gerndt, Technical University of Munchen, Germany
Steven Jarvis, Warwick University, UK
Tevfik Kosar, Louisiana State University, USA
Daniel Kouril, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
Dieter Kranzelmueller, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
Josefina Lopez, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain
Leandro Navarro, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain
Christian Perez, INRIA, France
Stephen Pickles, Manchester University, UK
Sabri Pllana, University of Vienna, Austria
Radu Prodan, University of Innsbruck, Austria
Oscar Romero, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain
Erich Schikuta, University of Vienna, Austria
El-Ghzali Talbi, University of Lille, France
Douglas Thain, University of Notre Dame, USA


Internet Computing, Web and Multimedia Applications
Ben-Jye Chang, Chaoyang University of Technology, Taiwan
Whai-En Chen, National Ilan University, Taiwan
Zixue Cheng, The University of Aizu, Japan
Li-Der Chou, National Central University, Taiwan
Georges DaCosta, ISTI-CNR, Italy
Vivi Fragopoulou, ICS/FORTH, Greece
Rung-Hung Gau, University of Sun-Yet-Sen University, Taiwan
Tasos Gounaris, ITI, Greece and University of Manchester, UK
Aiguo He, The University of Aizu, Japan
Ting-Chao Hou, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan
Wei Jie, University of Manchester, UK
Vangelis Karkaletsis, NCSR Demokritos, Greece
Evangelos Kotsovinos, DT Labs, Germany
Yuan-Cheng Lai, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
Tamer Nadeem, Siemens Corporate Research, USA
Tomoyuki Nagase, Hirosaki University, Japan
Salvatore Orlando, University of Venice Ca Foscari, Italy
Jen-Yi Pan, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan
Christos Papatheodorou, University of Ionian, Greece
Fumiaki Sato, Toho University, Japan
Tsang-Ling Sheu, University of Sun-Yet-Sen University, Taiwan
Athena Stassopoulou, Intercollege, Cyrpus
Yeali Sun, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Domenico Talia, University of Calabria, Italy
Minoru Uehara, Toyo University, Japan
Demetris Zeinalipour, University of Cyprus, Cyprus


Mobile Networks and Applications
Jinhua Guo, University of Michigan at Dearborn, USA
Jiang (Leo) Li, Howard University, USA
Wei Lou, University of Manchester, UK
John McEachen, Naval Postgraduate School, USA
Ozgur Oyman, INTEL, Communications Technology Lab, USA
Chonggang Wang, University of Arkansas, USA
Guojun Wang, Central South University, China
Jianxin Wang, Central South University, China
Zhijun Wang, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK
Naixue Xiong, JAIST, Japan
Lu Yan, Turku Centre for Computer Science, Finland
Zhiwen Yu, Kyoto University, Japan
Yan Zhang, Simula Research Laboratory, Norway
Li-Der Chou, National Central University, Taiwan
Yen-Wen Chen, National Central University, Taiwan
Yao-Chung Chang, National Tai Tong University, Taiwan
Jiann-Liang Chen, National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan
Ruay-Shiung Chang, National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan
Yuh-Shyan Chen, National Taipei University, Taiwan
Sherali Zeadally, University of the District of Columbia, USA
Tin-Yu Wu, I-Shou University, Taiwan
Wei-Ming Chen, National Ilan University, Taiwan
Fang-Jang Kuo, National Ilan University, Taiwan
Hwang-Cheng Wang, National Ilan University, Taiwan
Ren Yong, Tsinghua University, China
Whai-En Chen, National Ilan University, Taiwan
Zhangdui Zhong, Beijing Jiaotong University, China
Shin-Jer Yang, Soochow University, Taiwan


Network Control and Performance Evaluation
Ahmad Al-Dubai, Napier University, UK
Jeremy Bradley, Imperial College, UK
Songqing Chen, George Mason University, USA
Michele Colajanni, University of Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
Karim Djemame, Leeds University, UK
Junwei Cao, Tsinghua University, China
Lin Guan, Research School of Informatics, UK
Gongde Guo, Fujian Normal University, China
Omar Hammami, ENSTA, France
Xubin He, Tennessee Technological University, USA
Alamgir Hossain, University of Bradford, UK
Ping Jiang, University of Bradford, UK
Xiaolong Jin, University of Bradford, UK
Helen Karatza, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Ahmad Khonsari, IPM, Iran
Leila Kloul, University of Versailles, France
Adlen Ksentini, University of Cergy-Pontoise, France
Peng Liu, Hangzhou Dianzi University, China
Pedro Lopez, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
Samia Loucif, Moncton University, Canada
Muneer Masadah, University of Glasgow, UK
Qiang Ni, Brunel University, UK
Behrooz Parhami, University of California at Santa Barbara, USA
Subash Saini, NASA Ames Research Center, USA
Hamid Sarbazi-Azad, Sharif University & IPM, Iran
Alireza Shahrabi, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK
Mineo Takai, UCLA, USA
Nigel Thomas, Newcastle University, UK
Abderezak Touzene, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
Mohamed Ould-Khaoua, University of Glasgow, UK
Xiao Qin, Auburn University, USA
Guojun Wang, Central South University, China
Lan Wang, University of Bradford, UK
Xingang Wang, University of Plymouth, Plymouth
Keqiang Wu, Intel
Tao Xie, San Diego State University, USA
Zhiyong Xu, Suffolk University, USA
Erfu Yang, Univesity of Edinburgh, UK
Hao Yin, Tsinghua University, China


Pervasive/Ubiquitous Networks and Computing
Dharma Agrawal, University of Cincinnati, USA
Eduard Babulak, Fairleigh Dickinson University, USA
Sheng-Tzong Cheng, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Amitava Datta, University of Western Australia, Australia
Leong Hong-va, HongKong Polytechnic University, HK
Stan Kurkovsky, Central Connecticut State University, USA
Tan Kian Lee, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Nidal Nasser, University of Guelph, Canada
Jong Hyuk Park, Kyungnam University, Korea
Aaron Quigley, University College Dublin, Ireland
Pedro M. Ruiz, University of Murcia, Spain
Timothy K. Shih, Tamkang University, Taiwan
Terry Todd, McMaster University, Canada
Agustinus Borgy Waluyo, Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), Singapore
Qing-An Zeng, University of Cincinnati, USA
Javier Garcia Villalba, Complutense Univ. of Madrid, Spain
Guojun Wang, Central South University, China
Zhiwen Yu, Nagoya University, Japan
Yu Hua, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Evi Syukur, Monash University, Australia
Ching-Hsien Hsu, Chung Hua University, Taiwan
Winston Seah, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Wenbin Jiang, Huazhong University of Science & Technology, China
Yan Zhang, Simula Research Laboratory, Norway
Tao Jiang, University of Michigan, USA
Wonjun Lee, Korea University, Korea
Kuan-Ching Li, Providence University, Taiwan
David Taniar, Monash University, Australia
Hakan Duman, British Telcom, UK
Chih-Yung Chang, Tamkang University, Taiwan
Cho-Li Wang, The University of Hong Kong, China
Chansu Yu, Cleveland State University, USA


Security, Privacy and Trust
Christian Tchepnda, France Telecom R&D, France,
Vamsi Paruchuri, University of Central Arkansas, USA
Hiroaki Kikuchi, Tokai University, Japan
Hiroshi Shigeno, Keio University, Japan
Tesuya Izu, Fujitsu Laboratories, Japan
Chunming Rong, University of Stavanger, Norway
Chik How Tan, Gjovik University College, Norway
Shou-Hsuan Stephen Huang, University of Houston, USA
Masakatsu Nishigaki, Shizuoka University, Japan
Youki Kadobayashi, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Keisuke Takemori, KDDI R&D Laboratories. Inc., Japan
Yuji Suga, Canon Inc., Japan
Masashi Eto, NICT, Japan
Hiroshi Yoshiura, UEC, Japan
Kazukuni Kobara, AIST, Japan
Masato Terada, Hitachi, Japan
Toshihiko Shimokawa, Kyushu Sangyo University, Japan
Toshihiro Tabata, Okayama University, Japan
Yoshiaki Shiraishi, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
Noria Foukia, Otago University of Otago, New Zealand


Semantic Services and Computing
Biplab Kumer Sarker, University of New Brunswick, Canada
Colin Atkinson, University of Mannheim, Germany
Remco Dijkman, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
Patrick Hung, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada
Axel Korthaus, University of Mannheim, Germany
Antonio Vallecillo, University of Malaga, Spain
Fatos Xhafa, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain
Marten van Sinderen, University of Twente, The Netherlands
Christian Zeidler, ABB Corporate Research Center, Germany


Innovative Networking and Applications
Mokhtar Aboelaze, York University, Canada
Azzedine Boukerche, University of Ottawa, Canada
Li-Der Chou, National Central University, Taiwan
Mohamed Eltoweissy, Virginia Tech, USA
Susumu Ishihara, Shizuoka University, Japan
Anura Jayasumana, Colorado State University, USA
Salil Kanhere, University of New South Wales, Australia
Pedro Jose Marron, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Jelena Misic, University of Manitoba, Canada
Hiroki Saito, Tokyo Denki University, Japan
Kurt Tutschku, University of Wurzburg Am Hubland, Germany
Naoki Wakamiya, Osaka University, Japan
Hirozumi Yamaguchi, Osaka University, Japan
Keiichi Yasumoto, NAIST, Japan
Albert Zomaya, University of Sydney, Australia
Hsi-Ya Chang, National Center for High Performance Computing, Taiwan
Pangfeng Liu, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Chao-Tung Yang, Tunghai University, Taiwan
Chu-Sing Yang, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Yeh-Ching Chung, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
Fang Rong Hsu, Feng Chia University, Taiwan
Ting-Wei Hou, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Yung-Chang Wong, Providence University, Taiwan
Yin-Te Tsai, Providence University, Taiwan
Hsiao-Hsi Wang, Providence University, Taiwan
Yi-Min Wang, Providence University, Taiwan
Yong-Kee Jun, Gyeongsang National University, Korea
Wei Qin, Boston University, USA
Ching-Hsien Hsu, Chung Hua University, Taiwan
Liang-Teh Lee, Tatung University, Taiwan
Tsan-Ping Wang, National Taichung University, Taiwan
Mieso Denko, University of Guelph, Canada
Cho-Li Wang, The University of Hong Kong, China
Mario Donato Marino, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Yaw-Ling Lin, Providence University, Taiwan
Liria Matsumoto Sato, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Helio Guardia, Federal University of Sao Carlos, Brazil
Rodrigo Fernandes de Mello, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil