Call for Participation

J. Joaquin Garcia-Luna (
Thu, 09 Apr 87 14:06:35 -0800

We are looking for contributions in TCP/IP interoperation for the ACM
SIGCOMM workshop on frontiers in computer communications technology.
Topics include better performance tcp/ip implementations,
interoperation, adoption in Japan, comparison with tp 4, use of tcp
over mixed media links (satellites, radio nets, telephone lines),
window mechanism analysis, etc.

If you plan to contribute, please drop me a message.

More information follows.

                            CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

                           ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on
                Frontiers in Computer Communications Technology

                             August 11-13, 1987
                      Stoweflake Resort, Stowe, Vermont

Sponsored by ACM SIGCOMM, with the cooperation of the Information
Sciences and Technology Center of SRI International, and Cybertree Inc.

The ACM SIGCOMM workshop on frontiers in computer communications
technology is intended as an international forum where those interested
in the theory, development, and applications of computer communications
can meet to discuss the state of the art and future directions in
computer communications, and to further each other's work through
shared information.

Contributions in the form of 20 to 30 minute presentations are sought
in the areas of:

        TCP/IP interoperability
        Gateway protocols and internetworking
        High-speed networks
        High-speed packet switching
        New applications and future directions of packet switched networks
        Local area networks and metropolitan area networks
        Routing and congestion control in integrated-services networks
        Advances in protocol verification, testing, and analysis
        Large-scale computer networks
        Naming in large distributed systems
        Networking for scientific computing
        Networking for personal computers
        Computer-supported collaborative work
        Distributed desktop publishing and graphics applications
        Impact of standards in the future of computer communications

Attendees wishing to contribute to the program are requested to submit
a one to two-page abstract or full papers (about 20 pages) by June 15,
1987 to:

        J.J. Garcia-Luna
        SRI International
        333 Ravenswood Ave., EK-319
        Menlo Park, CA 94025
        (415) 859-5647
        Telex: 334486

Abstracts can be submitted by electronic mail. Notification of
acceptance will be given by July 10, 1987. The record of the workshop
will be published as a special issue of the ACM Computer Communication

For more information about the workshop, please contact the program
chair, or Dr. Walter Kosinsky, Workshop Chair (203/869-6322).


Please indicate your interest in the workshop here and return this
portion to:

        Prof. John Trono
        Computer Sciences Dept.
        Saint Michael's College
        P.O. BOX 243
        Winooski, Vermont 05404

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______ I am interested in attending the workshop, please send me
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