TWIST 99

Hotels, Maps, Directions
Organizing Committee
For More Information

The first day features a single track of presentations from invited speakers. The second day will feature presentations and discussion sessions to brainstorm what constitutes the issues, and what are worthy systems to study. Scenarios highlighting desired goals will be elicited. Small groups will flesh-out text for cross-cutting issues. Group discussion of all developed text will close the day.

Final Program

Thursday, August 19
7:30 a.m. On-site Registration, Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Welcome, Goals of the Workshop
Richard N. Taylor, University of California, Irvine, taylor@ics.uci.edu
David S. Rosenblum, University of California, Irvine, dsr@ics.uci.edu
9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Survey: Internet-scale Namespaces (abstract, PDF, PPT)
Rohit Khare, University of California, Irvine
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Session: Namespaces for Event Notification Systems

Event Namespaces within Prospero (abstract, HTML, Q&A)
Clifford Neuman, Information Sciences Institute (ISI), USC

People, Devices, States: Some Naming Problems in Presence and Instant Messaging (abstract, PDF, Q&A)
Mark Day, Lotus Development
12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Lunch - University Club
1:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Session: Namespaces for the Web
  Uniform Resource Identifiers (abstract, PPT, HTML, Q&A)
Roy Fielding, University of California, Irvine

Five Problems URIs Don't Solve (abstract, PPT, HTML, Q&A)
Larry Masinter, Xerox Palo Alto Research Center

Uniform Resource Names: Deploying A New Namespace (abstract, PPT, HTML, Q&A)
Michael Mealling, Network Solutions

Handle System Namespace and its Service Definition (abstract, PPT, HTML Q&A)
Sam Sun, CNRI
3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Break
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Session: Questioning Hierarchical Namespaces

Namespaces in the Simple Public Key Infrastructure (SPKI) (abstract, PPT, HTML, Q&A)
Carl Ellison, Intel Labs (Portland)

Namespaces in LDAP-based Directory Services (abstract, HTML, Q&A)
R.L. "Bob" Morgan, University of Washington
5:30 p.m. Adjourn
5:45 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Reception at The Trocadero, University Center (across from UC Irvine)

Friday, August 20
8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Session: Locality and Location Awareness

Location Awareness Is Where It's At (abstract, PDF, PPT, HTML, Q&A)
Michael Gorlick, The Aerospace Corporation

Like Politics, All Naming Is Local (abstract and presentation N/A, Q&A)
Carl E. Hewitt, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Session: Planetary-Scale Implementation Challenges

Massive Scale Name Management: Lessons Learned from the .com Namespace (abstract, PPT, HTML, Q&A)
Mark Kosters, Network Solutions

The RealNames System: an Example of Common Name Resolutions Service (abstract, PPT, HTML, Q&A)
Nico Popp, RealNames Corp.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Breakout Planning
What are the issues, and what are worthy systems to study? Elicit scenarios highlighting desired goals.
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch - University Club
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Breakout Session: What Applications Use Internet-Scale Names?

Breakout session notes in Word or HTML.
3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Break
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Breakout Session: Globality vs. Locality: a matter of context

Breakout session notes in HTML.
4:30 p.m. End of Workshop

Irvine Research Unit in Software
Information and Computer Science
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697-3425