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INET'98 Program Tracks

New Applications

  • Internet Security  (Wednesday 11:00-12:30)
    LDAPv3 Versus X.511 DAP Security: A Comparison and How to Sign LDAPv3 Operations
    Smart Access: Strong Authentication on the Web
    How to Organize Company-wide Authentication and Email Encryption

  • Brokered Relationships  (Wednesday 11:00-12:30)
    A Meeting Scheduling System for Global Events on the Internet
    NYU Home: Combining Internet Tools Into Personal Digital Agents
    Building Online Communities for High Profile Internet Sites

  • Indexing the Searching the Web (Wednesday 14:00-15:30)
    Using Metatag-Embedded Indexing for Fielded Searching of the Internet
    Internet Information Retrieval: The Further Development of Meta-Searchengine Technology
    A Framework for Developing Information Indexing, Filtering and Searching Tools in the Internet
  • Can Standards Survive the Success of the Internet? (Wednesday 14:00-15:30)
  • WWW Application Management Systems (Wednesday 16:00-17:30)
    Palantir: A Visualization Tool for the World Wide Web
    A Platform for the Development of Extensible Management Applications
    Design and Implementation of An Agent System for Application Service Management
  • New Applications on the Internet  (Wednesday 16:00-17:30)
    Earth Observation Data and Information Access: Internetworking for an International Application Demonstrator
    InternetCAR -- Internet Connected Automobiles
    Integrating Front End Web Systems with Back End Systems
  • Unexpected Outcomes? (Thursday 11:00-12:30)
  • Directories (Thursday 14:00-15:30)
  • Web Caching - New Techniques  (Thursday 14:00-15:30)
    Combining Client Knowledge and Resource Dependencies for Improved World Wide Web Performance
    A Top-10 Approach for Prefetching the Web
    WebHint: Automatic Configuration Mechanism for Optimizing World Wide Web Cache System Utilization

  • Distributed Multimedia (Thursday 16:00-17:30)
    A Web-Based Real-time Multimedia Application for the MBone
    Shared Window System for Large Groups Based on Multicast
    Virtual Emergency Task Force (VETAF)
  • To Cache or Not to Cache (Thursday 16:00-17:30)
    Web Caching Meshes: Hit or Miss?
    Is the Internet Heading for a Cache Crunch?
    Monitoring the Performance of a Cache For Broadband Customers
  • The Future of Killer Applications (Friday 8:30-10:00)
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Social, Legal and Regulatory Policies

  • Internet of the Law or the Law of the Internet (Wednesday 11:00-12:30)
    Legal Realism and the Internet: Revolution or Social Contract?
    The Case Against Internet Law
    Cyberlaw: How to Learn and Teach It
  • Democracy, Organization of Information and Content Control (Wednesday 14:00-15:30)
  • Chair: San K. Klein

  • From Chiapas to the World: Democracy, the Internet and the Organization of Information
    The Governance of the Internet in Europe with Special
    Reference to Illegal and Harmful Content

  • European Governments and Control of Online Content (Wednesday 16:00-17:30)
  • Legal and Sociological Aspects of Internet Security (Thursday 11:00-12:30)
    A Sociology of Hackers
    National Security and the Internet
    Security Incidents on the Internet
  • Dispute Resolution and Applicable Law (Thursday 14:00-15:30)
    Internet Dispute Resolution Mechanisms and Applicable Law
    A Legal Technical Framework for the On-Line Resolution of
    Domain Name Disputes
  • Internet - Communication - Broadcasting (Thursday 16:00-17:30)
    Reinventing Universal Broadcasting: Parallels Between the Radio's Early Years and the Internet's Emergence
    The Impact of Internet Broadcasting on the Electronic Media Regulatory Regimes in Taiwan
    Universal Service Meets the Internet: A National Policy of Universal Access Through Libraries and Schools
  • The Role of NGOs in Developing Internet Policies: The Global Internet Liberty Campaign (Friday 8:30-10:00)
    Chair: David Sobel

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Commerce and Finance

  • Internet Commerce - the Next Generation (Wednesday 11:00-12:30)
    Panel - Internet Commerce - the Next Generation
  • Building Blocks for Electronic Commerce (Wednesday 14:00-15:30)
    Security and Confidence in Electronic Commerce: Certification Authorities
    Payment in Electronic Commerce
    Business Negotiations on the Internet
  • Document Architectures and Their Applications (Wednesday 16:00-17:30)
    The Internet and EDI
    Historical Perspective for the Foundation of Internet-based EDI
    Merging of EDI Security Requirements with Internet Security Technologies
    The Future of Information Management in the U.S. Intelligence Community
  • Types of Internet Business (Thursday 11:00-12:30)
    The Internet and the Small Business
    Virtual and Real Communities: A Taxonomy of Net Strategies
    Advertising, Promotion and Sale of Medical Products Across Borders Using the Internet

  • Commerce Issues for Internet Service Providers (Thursday 14:00-15:30)
    Internet Service Providers in Canada
    Charging and Accounting for Integrated Internet Services
    The Network is the Market: Financing Internet Bandwidth
  • Financial Issues in Electronic Commerce (Thursday 16:00-17:30)
    Supervision and Regulation of Network Banks Digital Money and Monetary Control
    New Opportunities for Financial Information Services
    Pretense: A New Threat to Electronic Settlement Systems
  • The Internet and Global Capital Markets (Friday 8:30-10:00)

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Teaching and Learning

  • Educational Networks: The Bias of Planning (Wednesday 11:00-12:30)
    Physical or Virtual Networks? Connecting Swedish Schools to the Internet
    Providing Internet Support Services for Large Education Systems
    Lessons Learned From the Network Montana Project
  • Distance Education: Why, How and What For? (Wednesday 14:00-15:30)
    Synchronous Distance Education and the Internet Improving Open and Distance Learning (ODL) Initiatives
    Through the Internet in Developing Countries: The Case of CIFFAD (International Francophone Consortium of Distance and Open Learning Institutions)
    Evaluation Frameworks for ICT-Based Distance Learning

  • Teaching the Teacher (Wednesday 16:00-17:30)
    Web-based Instruction and Learning: Analysis and Needs Assessment Summary
    Connecting Teachers to the Future
    A Cost-effective and "Learning-effective" Model for K-12 Internet Teacher Training
  • How to Grow Courseware  (Thursday 11:00-12:30)
    Strategies of the Development of an Educational Web-Site: Case of REA (Renewal Energy for All) System in Korea
    Using Hypermedia to Conduct Real-Time Scientific Investigations in the Elementary and Secondary Classroom
    Dynamic Geometry and the World Wide Web

  • Is the Net to Education What Steroids Are to Muscles? (Thursday 16:00-17:30)
    The KIDS Report: Student Publishers Collaborate to Produce an Internet Resource
    Internet-based Distance Education for Sustainability
    Web-enhanced Learning Environment Strategies for Classroom Teachers
  • To Net or Not to Net (Friday 8:30-10:00)
    Intellectual Property and Copyright: How Do We Manage These Issues in an International Electronic Environment and Protect Education Interests?
    Electronic Communication and the Humanities
    The Pros and Cons of Implementing the Internet in the Classroom: Making Sense of the Hype

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Globalization and Regional Implications

  • Globalization and Internet Governance (Wednesday 11:00-12:30)
    The "Governance" Debacle: How the Ideal of Internetworking Got Buried by Politics
    Rich Man, Poor Man: The Geo-Politics of Internet Policymaking
    Internet Governance: Herding Cats and Sacred Cows
  • The Internet and the Transformation of the Global Telecommunications Industry (Wednesday 14:00-15:30)
    GATS and the Internet: As a Service, a Technology, and a Means of Supply
    The Internet and International Trade Policy
    Internet Profit and Loss Account
    Networld Collision or Collusion?
  • The Regional Geography of Internet Deployment (Wednesday 16:00-17:30)
    R & E Networking in CEE: The Gateway to European and Trans-Atlantic Integration
    Free Access to Regional Internets: Principle Economical and Technical Issues
    Technological Change, Telecommunications Deregulation, Telecommunications Economics, and Internet Globalization
    The Role of Internet Services in Regionalization Internet Deployment Worldwide: The New Superhighway Follows The Old Wires, Rails, and Roads
  • The Internet and Global Socio-Economic Development (Thursday 11:00-12:30)
    Holes in the Net: The Internet and International Stratification
    The Most Regulated Service in Developing Countries
    The Internet and Global Development Explaining Variations in Internet Deployment Across Developing Countries
  • Cultural Aspects of Internet Globalization  (Thursday 14:00-15:30)
    Cultural Recognition and the Internet
    Global Cyberculture Reconsidered
    Collaborative Dance, Interactive Music, Folklore Preservation: High-bandwidth Cultural Applications with Global Implications
  • Overcoming Language Barriers on the Global Internet (Friday 8:30-10:00)
    Using the Internet in Arabic: Problems and Solutions
    Web Internationalization and Java Keyboard Input Methods
    Information Highways and the Francophone World: Current Situation and Strategies for the Future

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Network Technology and Engineering

  • Building the Next Generation Internet (Wednesday 11:00-12:30)
  • Future Networks (Wednesday 14:00-15:30)
    STAR TAP, International Exchange Point for High-Performance Applications
    A High-Performance Network Connection for Research and Education Between the vBNS and the Asia-Pacific Advanced Network (APAN)
    Deployment and Experiences of the WIDE 6bone

  • Active Networks (Wednesday 16:00-17:30) Panel
  • Chair:
  • Panelists:
    Gary Minden, University of Kansas, USA
    Hilarie K. Orman, DARPA
    Ian Wakeman, Sussex University, United Kingdom
  • Multicasting (Thursday 11:00-12:30)
    Multicasting on British Telecom's Futures Testbed
    Pricing Multicast Communication: A Cost-based Approach
    Scalability of Internet Multicast Protocols
  • Quality of Service (Thursday 14:00-15:30)
    Quality of Service in the Internet: Fact, Fiction or Compromise?
    QoS and Multiprotocol Label Switching Experiments for the Design of an ATM-based National Network
    Adaptive Loss Concealment for Internet Telephony Applications
  • Emerging IETF Technology (Thursday 16:00-17:30)
  • Measurement (Friday 8:30-10:00)
    Creating a Scalable Architecture for Internet Measurement
    The Nature of the Beast: Recent Traffic Measurements from an Internet Backbone
    Non-intrusive and Accurate Measurement of Unidirectional
    Delay and Delay Variation on the Internet
  • Securing the Internet (Friday 8:30-10:00)
    Securing Ordinary TCP Services Through Tunnels
    Study From Hybrid Implementation of SwIPe and IPsec
    A Novel Use of Distributed Directory Service

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User-Centered Issues

  • Web Site Accessibility (Wednesday 11:00-12:30)
    Panel: Maximizing Your Audience Reach
    Major Additional Markets:
    • Elders
    • Individuals with Disabilities
    Making the Internet more Accessible for People of Different Levels of Ability
  • The Virtual University (Wednesday 14:00-15:30)
    The Virtualization of Universities: Improving the Quality of Academic Work
    School of Internet: A University on the Internet
    Testing a Virtual Campus Prototype
  • The Virtual Museum (Wednesday 16:00-17:30)
    Towards a Universal Theory of Convergence: Transcending the Technocentric View of the Multimedia Revolution
    Bringing Museums to the Web: An Architecture for a Virtual Exhibition
    Incorporating an Educational Model Into the Delivery of Museum Information
  • Community and Civic Networks  (Thursday 11:00-12:30)
    Making Networked Communities Work
    Telematic Workshop: An Opportunity of Social Participation and Youth Entrepreneurship
    Aspects of Diversity, Access and Community Networks

  • Users: Tools and Lessons in How to Help (Thursday 14:00-15:30)
    Building an Internet Environment for Elderly Users
    Talented Children of Siberia and the Internet
    Evaluations and Recommendations Towards a Generic User
    Support Toolkit
  • Youth on the Net (Thursday 16:00-17:30)

    Surfing the Tidal Wave
  • Sensing the Net (Friday 8:30-10:00)
    Designing a Public Sensory Platform on the Net
    Internet Olympics: The Internet's Role at the 1998 Nagano
    Winter Olympic Games

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  • Health Infomatics for Consumers and Patients (Thursday 11:00-12:30)
  • Chair
    Mary Jo Deering
  • Targeting Special Population with Health Care Information (Thursday 14:00-15:30)
  • Chair:
    Joan Dzenowagis
    Internet facilities for the disabled community in Singapore
    Community organizing on the net, the Philippine e-Health Initiative
    Diffusion of GIS for general practices in Australia
  • International Networking for Health Development (Thursday 16:00-17:30)
  • Chair:
    Joan Dzenowagis

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