(Attendance is by invitation only)

Wednesday 18th May 2011


9:10     Introduction
          Session 0: Social dimension
9:20     Jon Crowcroft (University of Cambridge, UK)
             Media landscape in Twitter: A world of new conventions and political diversity
             Abstract | Slides
9:40     Pablo Rodriguez (Telefonica Research, Spain)
             Scaling Online Social Networks
             Abstract | Slides
10:00   Miranda Mowbray (HP Labs, UK)
             Twitter, a Techno-Social Network
             Abstract | Slides
10:20   Discussion
10:40   Break
          Session 1: Internet science insights
11:00   Gábor Vattay (Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary)
             Wide side of the Internet: Benford type distributions in Internet data
             Abstract | Slides
11:20   Konstantin Avrachenkov (INRIA Sophia Antipolis, France)
             Improving Random Walk Estimation Accuracy with Uniform Restarts
11:40   Leandros Tassiulas (University of Thessaly, Greece)
             Opportunistic Caching and Cooperation for Effective Information Delivery
12:00   Gustavo de Veciana (The University of Texas at Austin, USA)
             Rethinking Video Transport
12:20   Discussion
12:40   Lunch
          Session 2: Metrics
13:40   Ralf Steinmetz (Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany)
             Perspectives in Benchmarking of Overlay Networks
             Abstract | Slides
14:00   Ioannis Stavrakakis (National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece)
             How much can social metrics actually help in content distribution?
             Abstract | Slides
14:20   Cecilia Mascolo (University of Cambridge, UK)
             Study of Geo-Social Networks, Social Cascades and Applications
             Abstract | Slides
14:40   Discussion
15:00   Break
          Session 3: Visions
15:20   Nick Maxemchuk (Columbia University, USA and Institute IMDEA Networks, Spain)
             The Next Disruptive Network Technology
             Abstract | Slides
15:40   Hari Balakrishnan (MIT, USA)
             Vehicular Cyber-Physical Systems, Or, Improving Your Commute
             Abstract | Slides
16:00   Dirk Helbing (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)
             The FuturICT Flagship: Creating Socially Interactive Information Technologies for a Sustainable Future
             Abstract | Slides
16:20   Discussion
16:50   Conclusion
17:00   Meeting of the members of the Institute IMDEA Networks' Scientific Council (for SC members only)
21:00   Social Event for all workshop attendees at the James Joyce Irish Pub.