Talks and Tutorials

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Invited Talks and Panels


Engineering Multimedia Systems using multimedia internetworking and Actors

3rd Int'l Conference SSGRR'02 - Advances in Infrastructure for e-Business, e-Education, e-Science, and e-Medicine on the Internet, L'Aquila, Italy, 23 Jan. 2002.


Statecharts-based Agents

5th Workshop on Objects and Agents (WOA’06), Catania (Italy), Sept. 25, 2006.

 International Seminars & Meetings


A Time-sensitive, Reflective Actor Framework for Modeling, Simulation and Implementation of Realtime Systems”

University of Karlskrona/Ronneby, Svezia, 15th June 2000. Host: Dr. Lars Lundberg. In the framework of the ARTES grant program.


“Cooperative Playback Systems: models, architectures and systems”

Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spagna, 10/06/2002. Host: prof. Carlos E. Palau.


Completing Lossy Multicast Sessions using Auto Mobile Code

ICSI Workshop 1997 on Auto Mobile Code, International Computer Science Institute, Berkeley (CA), USA, 23 Sept. 1997.


The COMODIN Project: Cooperative Media On-Demand on the InterNet

1st Retreat of the COMODIN project, Cosenza, Italy, 22 Feb. 2003.


Provision of Cooperative Playbacks using a Content Distribution Network

2nd Retreat of the COMODIN project, Valencia, Spain, 13 Sept. 2003.


The COMODIN Project: obtained results and future work

Final Retreat of the COMODIN project, Valencia, Spain, 27 Jul. 2004.


An Agent-based Approach for the management of distributed workflows

in the 3rd Meeting of the AgentLink III European project, AOSE TFG, Budapest, 16 Sept. 2005.

Simulation-driven Development of Multi-Agent Systems

in the 4th Meeting of AOSE TFG, 13 Dec. 2006.



A Customizable Multi-Agent System for Distributed Data Mining

in Proceedings of the 4th European Workshop on Multi-Agent Systems (EUMAS’06), Lisbon, Portugal, December 14-15, 2006.


Integrating Agent, GRID and P2P Technologies into Content Distribution Networks

in the Int’l Workshop on the Use of P2P, GRID and Agent for the Development of Content Distribution Networks (UPGRADE-CDN – as part of the 15th IEEE HPDC), Paris, France, June 20, 2006.


From Modelling to Enactment of Distributed Workflows: An Agent-based Approach

in the 21st Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC’06), Special Track on Agents, Mobility, Interaction and Systems (AIMS), Dijon, France, Apr 23-27, 2006


Simulation-driven Development of Multi-Agent Systems

in the Int’l Workshop on Multi-Agent Systems and Simulation (MAS&S’06 – as part of the 4th EUROSIS Industrial Simulation Conference), Palermo, Italy, June 5, 2006.


Multi-coordination of Mobile Agents: a Model and a Component-based Architecture

in the ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, Special Track on Coordination Models, Languages and Applications, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, 13-17 Mar, 2005.


Modeling and Analysis of Agent Mobility Patterns using Discrete-time Markov Chains”,

in the Int’l Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing and Networks (PDCN’05 – as part of the 22nd IASTED Int’l Multi-Conference on Applied Informatics), Innsbruck, Austria, Feb 17-19, 2005.


Using Method Engineering for the Construction of Agent-Oriented Methodologies”,

in the Workshop on Objects and Agents (WOA), Torino, 29 Nov-1 Dec, 2004.


High-level Interoperability between Java-based Mobile Agent Systems

in the 17th ISCA International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems (PDCS'04), San Francisco (CA), USA, Sept. 15-17, 2004.


The COMODIN System: A CDN-based Platform for Cooperative Media On-Demand on the InterNet

in the 10th International Conference on Distributed Multimedia Systems (DMS'04), San Francisco Bay (CA), USA, Sept. 8-10, 2004


"A Statecharts-based Methodology for the Simulation of Mobile Agents"

in EUROSIS European Simulation and Modeling conference (ESMc'03), Naples, Italy, 27 Oct. 2003.


“Performance analysis of an application-level cooperative control protocol”

in IEEE International Symposium on Network Computing and Applications (NCA’03), Cambridge (MA), USA, 18 Apr. 2003.


Design and implementation of a dynamic VRML browsable, media on-demand system distributed over Internet

in IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME’02), Lausanne, Switzerland, 27 Aug. 2002.


Mobile Active Objects for highly dynamic distributed computing

in Int’l conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS), Workshop on Java for Parallel and Distributed Computing (JPDC'02), Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 15 Apr. 2002.


An Mbone-based on-demand system for cooperative off-line learning

in Int’l IEEE Euromicro Conference ’01, Workshop on Multimedia and Telecommunications, Warsaw, Poland, 4 Sept. 2001.


Design and Evaluation of a teleconference tool based on Actors

in Int’l conference SCS EuroMedia’2001, Valencia, Spagna, 18 Apr. 2001.


Prototyping Distributed Multimedia Systems using Communicating Real-Time State Machines

in Int’l IEEE Euromicro Conference on RealTime Systems, Stockholm, Sweden, 17 Jun. 2000


A Methodology centered on Modularization of QoS Constraints for the Development and Performance Evaluation of Multimedia Systems

in the 33rd Annual Simulation Symposium, IEEE, Washington D.C., USA, 18 Apr. 2000.


Modeling, Analysis and Implementation of Actor-based Multimedia Systems

in Int’l Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing Techniques and Applications (PDPTA'99), Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, 30 Jun. 1999.


A Java Middleware for the Development of Actor-based Multimedia Systems over Internet MBone

in Int’l conference SCI/ISAS (International Conference on Information Systems, Analysis and Synthesis), Orlando, Florida, USA, 13 Jul. 1998.


QoS Centred Java and actor-based framework For real-virtual teleconferences

in Int’l conference SCS EuroMedia’98, Leicester, Inghilterra, 5 Jan. 1998.


Distributed Measurement Patterns based on Java and Web Tools

in Int’l conference IEEE Autotestcon’97, Anaheim, CA, USA, 24 Sept. 1997.