NetGames 2010

Detailed Program

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

       08:30 - 09:00   Registration
       09:00 - 09:15

  Opening Remarks

Kuan-Ta Chen (Academia Sinica, Taiwan)


       09:15 - 10:15

  Keynote 1  -  Digital Olympic Museum and Sports Simulation 

Prof. Zhigeng Pan
Professor, State Key Lab of CAD&CG, Zhejiang University

       10:15 - 10:45   Coffee Break
       10:45 - 11:45

  Keynote 2  -  From Online Gaming to Cloud Computing 

Mark Sung
General Manager, Zillians Incorporation

       11:45 - 13:30   Lunch Break
       13:30 - 15:00

  Session 1  -  Quality of Service
  Chair: Yutaka Ishibashi (Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan)

A Measurement Study regarding Quality of Service and its Impact on Multiplayer Online Games
Michael Bredel (Leibniz Universitat Hannover, Germany)
Markus Fidler (Leibniz Universitat Hannover, Germany)
 
 
Interactivity Improvement of Group Synchronization Control in Collaborative Haptic Play with Building Blocks
Pingguo Huang (Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan)
Yutaka Ishibashi (Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan)
Norishige Fukushima (Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan)

 
 
 
 
  Posters Short Introduction Talks

       15:00 - 16:00

  Poster Session

QoE Assessment of Interactivity and Fairness in First Person Shooting with Group Synchronization Control
Yoshiaki Ida (Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan)
Yutaka Ishibashi (Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan)
Norishige Fukushima (Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan)
Shinji Sugawara (Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan)

 
 
 
 
QoE Assessment in Networked Air Hockey Game with Haptic Media
Yuji Kusunose (Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan)
Yutaka Ishibashi (Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan)
Norisige Fukushima (Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan)
Shinji Sugawara (Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan)

 
 
 
Improving Online Game Performance over IEEE 802.11n Networks
Hsiang-Ho Lin (Department of Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
Chih-Yu Wang (Graduate Institute of Communication Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
Hung-Yu Wei (Department of Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan)

 
 
 
 
User Behavior, Social Networking, and Playing Style in Online and Face to Face Bridge Communities
Mihaela Balint (Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania)
Vlad Posea (Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania)
Alexandru Dimitriu (Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania)
Alexandru Iosup (Delft University of Technology, Netherlands)

 
 
 
 
A Real World Achievement System
Tonio Triebel (University of Mannheim, Germany)
Sascha Schnaufer (University of Mannheim, Germany)
Benjamin Guthier (University of Mannheim, Germany)
Hendrik Lemelson (University of Mannheim, Germany)
Wolfgang Effelsberg (University of Mannheim, Germany)

 
 
 
 
Unsynchronized Multiplayer Networked Games: Feasibility with Time Rewind
Hesam Rahimi (University of Ottawa, Canada)
Saurabh Ratti (University of Ottawa, Canada)
Ali Asghar Nazari Shirehjini (University of Ottawa, Canada)
Shervin Shirmohammadi (University of Ottawa, Canada)

 
 
 
 
  Artificial Neural Network for Bot Detection System in MMOGs
Kusno Prasetya (Bond University, Gold Coast, Australia)
Zheng da Wu (Bond University, Gold Coast, Australia)
 

       16:00 - 17:00
 Panel - Challengines in Network Game Design and Operation: An Industrial
    Perspective

Hermes Chang
Vice President of Executive, MOTIMES Incorporation

 
Yenwen Tempo Feng
CEO, Liquable Incorporation

 
Gilbert Hsieh
Director, GATE Lab, Gamania Digital Entertainment

 
Mark Sung
General Manager, Zillians Incorporation

 

       17:00 - 18:00

  Session 2  -  Mobile Games
  Chair: Abdennour El Rhalibi (Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom)

ARIVU: Power-Aware Middleware for Multiplayer Mobile Games
Bhojan Anand (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Karthik Thirugnanaman (Singapore Management University, Singapore)
Le Thanh Long (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Duc-Dung Pham (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Akhihebbal L. Ananda (National University of Singapore, Singapore)

 
 
Energy-Efficient Gaming on Mobile Devices using Dead Reckoning- based Power Management
Cameron Harvey (Simon Fraser University, Canada)
Ahmed Hamza (Simon Fraser University, Canada)
Cong Ly (Simon Fraser University, Canada)

 
 
 

       19:00 -   NetGames Banquet / ACE Reception


Wednesday, November 17, 2010

       09:00 - 09:30   ACE Opening Remarks
       09:30 - 10:30

  ACE Keynote 1  -  Game Over(laid): Augmented Reality and Entertainment

Prof. Steven Feiner
Professor, Computer Graphics and User Interfaces Lab, Computer Science at Columbia University

       10:30 - 11:00   Coffee Break
       11:00 - 12:00

  Session 3  -  Distributed Gaming
  Chair: Maha Abdallah (University of Paris 6, France)

The Near-Term Feasibility of P2P MMOG's
John L. Miller (Microsoft Research & University of Cambridge, United Kingdom)
Jon Crowcroft (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom)

 
 
A Protocol for Distributed Collision Detection
Tom Ching Ling Chen (McGill University, Canada)
Clark Verbrugge (McGill University, Canada)

 
 

       12:00 - 14:00   Lunch Break
       14:00 - 15:30

  Session 4  -  Massively Multiplayer Online Games
  Chair: Alexandru Iosup (Delft University of Technology, Netherlands)

CAMEO: Enabling Social Networks for Massively Multiplayer Online Games through Continuous Analytics and Cloud Computing
Alexandru Iosup (Delft University of Technology, Netherlands)
Adrian Lăscăteu (Politehnica U. of Bucharest, Romania)
Nicolae Ţăpuş (Politehnica U. of Bucharest, Romania)

 
 
 
Cheat Detection Processing: A GPU versus CPU Comparison
Hakon Kvale Stensland (University of Oslo, Norway)
Martin Oinas Myrseth (University of Oslo, Norway)
Carsten Griwodz (University of Oslo, Norway)
Pal Halvorsen (University of Oslo, Norway)

 
 
 
Scaling Online Games with Adaptive Interest Management in the Cloud
Mahdi Tayarani Najaran (University of British Columbia, Canada)
Charles Krasic (University of British Columbia, Canada)

 
 
 

       15:30 - 15:45

  Closing Remarks

Henry Been-Lirn Duh (National University of Singapore, Singapore)


       16:00 - 18:00   ACE Creative Showcase
  MMVE Workshop
       18:30 -   Local Tours


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