Technical Program


Monday 14th


Tuesday 15th

8.15 – 8.45 Welcome
8.45 – 10.00 Keynote Speech:”Multi-Channel Wireless Networks: Theory to Practice” by Nitin Vaidya – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
10.00 – 10.30 Coffee break
10.30 – 12.00 Paper Session 1a – Wireless Multimedia Paper Session 1b – Wireless Routing
12.00 – 13.30 Lunch
13.30 – 15.00 Paper Session 2a – Sensor Networks Paper Session 2b – Topology Control and Scheduling
15.00 – 15.30 Coffee break
15.30 – 17.00 Ph.D. Forum
17.00 – 18.00 N2Women

Wednesday 16th

8.30 – 10.00 Industry Track Session
10.00 – 10.30 Coffee break
10.30 – 12.00 Panel – Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities in Mobile Applications and Services
12.00 – 13.30 Lunch
13.30 – 15.00 Paper Session 3a – MAC Layer Paper Session 3b – Social Wireless Networks/Human Interactions
15.00 – 15.30 Coffee break
15.30 – 17.30 Demo Session

Thursday 17th

Main Conference:
8.45 – 10.00 Keynote Speech: “Enhancing Mobile Content Delivery with Recommender Systems” by Giridhar Mandyam, Technology, Qualcomm Internet Services
10.00 – 10.30 Coffee break
10.30 – 12.00 Paper Session 4a – Wireless Mesh Networks Paper Session 4b – Cellular and Infrastructure Networks
12.00 – 13.30 Lunch
13.30 – 15.00 Short Paper Session A – Wireless Lower Layer Issues Short Paper Session B – Wireless Higher Layer Issues
15.00 – 15.30 Coffee break
15.30 – 16.30 Paper Session 5 – Miscellaneous Wireless Networking Issues
16.30 – 17.00 Conclusions

Paper Session 1a – Wireless Multimedia

Session chair: Janise McNair
Resilient Peer-to-Peer Streaming using Motifs
Lachezar Krumov, Adriana Andreeva, Thorsten Strufe
Cross-layer H.264 Scalable Video Downstream Delivery Over WLANs
Giuseppe Bianchi, Andrea Detti, Pierpaolo Loreti, Claudio Pisa, Srisakul Thakolsri, Wolfgang Kellerer, Joerg C. Widmer
Video Quality Prediction in the Presence of MAC Contention and Wireless Channel Error
Werayut Saesue, Chun Tung Chou, Jian Zhang
Evaluation of Quality of Experience for Video Streaming over Dynamic Spectrum Access Systems
Christopher N. Ververidis, Janne Riihijärvi, Petri Mähönen

Paper Session 1b – Wireless Routing

Session chair: Thrasyvoulos Spyropoulos
On the Maximum Performance in Opportunistic Routing
Llorenç Cerdà-Alabern, Vicent Pla, Amir Darehshoorzadeh
Polar Coordinate Routing for Multiple Paths in Wireless Networks
Maulik Desai, Nick Maxemchuk
DEHAR: a Distributed Energy Harvesting Aware Routing Algorithm for Ad-hoc Multi-hop Wireless Sensor Networks
Mikkel Koefoed Jakobsen, Jan Madsen, Michael Hansen
Attribute-aware Data Aggregation Protocol Using Dynamic Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks
Jiao Zhang, Fengyuan Ren, Tao He, Chuang Lin

Paper Session 2a – Sensor Networks

Session chair: Christos Gkantsidis
LER-MAC: A Load-Independent Energy-Efficient and Rate-Control Integrated Asynchronous Duty-Cycle MAC for Wireless Sensor Networks
Muhammad Mostafa Monowar, Muhammad Mahbub Alam, Md. Obaidur Rahman, Choong Seon Hong
XS-WSNet Extreme Scale Wireless Sensor Network Simulation
Ali Asim, Sebastien Tixeuil
Gradual Adaptation of Security for Sensor Networks
Antonio V. Taddeo, Laura Micconi, Alberto Ferrante
General Lower and Best Case Upper Bounds on Energy Optimal Multicasting in Wireless Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks
Hannes Frey

Paper Session 2b – Topology Control and Scheduling

Session chair: Srikanth Krishnamurthy
P2P Overlay Topology Control in MANETs
Afzal Mawji, Hossam S. Hassanein
Utility-based Channel Assignment and Topology Control in Wireless Mesh Networks
Vasilios Siris, Theodoros Dionysiou, George J. Stamatakis
Fair Scheduling for Real-Time Multimedia Support in IEEE 802.16 Wireless Access Networks
Yaser Pourmohammadi-Fallah, Panos Nasiopoulos, Raja Sengupta
Reservation-Based Distributed Scheduling in Wireless Networks
Gustavo Vejarano, Janise McNair

Ph.D. Forum

Channel Tracking Algorithms for Highly Efficient Wireless Broadband Communications in Rural Areas
Lakmali Nadisha Atapattu
Modelling the broadband wireless channel in rural Australia
Nisal Ratnayake
Artificial Ants for Efficient Data Forwarding in Wireless Mesh Networks
Fawaz Bokhari
An Application Layer Non-Repudiation Wireless System: A Cross-Layer Approach
Sasan Adibi
Channel Assortment Strategy for Reliable Communication in Multi-Hop Cognitive Radio Networks
Mubashir Rehmani
Opportunistically Supported Ubiquitous Localization: Machine Learning Enhancements
Michela Papandrea
Fountain Codes for Exploiting Diversity in Wireless Sensor Networks
Apavatjrut Anya
MAC Layer Design in Cognitive Radio Networks
Suzan Bayhan
Comparing Network Protocols via Elimination of MAC/PHY Effects
Devan Rehunathan
Developing Secondary Network Services using Cognitive Radio over Fibre Subnet
Anwer Al-Dulaimi
Wyner-Ziv Video Coding with Error-Prone Wireless Fading Channels
Kuganeswaran Thambu

Industry Track Session

Virtual Smartphone over IP
Eric Y. Chen, Mistutaka Itoh
Neighbor Discovery Investigation in Wireless Personal Area Networks using 60 GHz Radio Technology
Xueli An, R Venkatesha Prasad, and Ignas Niemegeers
TTN: A Time-to-Network Approach to Data Reporting in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
Philip Sitbon, Wu-chi Feng, and Nirupama Bulusu
Enable Multimedia Mobility with IEEE 802.21
Guang Lu

Paper Session 3a – MAC Layer

Session chair: Andrea Detti
Performance Analysis of the IEEE 802.11 MAC Protocol for DSRC with and without Retransmissions
Md. Imrul Hassan, Hai L. Vu, Taka Sakurai
Least Attained Recent Service for Packet Scheduling over Wireless LANs
Guillaume Urvoy-Keller, Martin Heusse, Andrzej Duda, Timothy Brown
Using A Backlogged Queue Approach For Adaptive MAC Frame Aggregation
Gautam Bhanage, Dipankar Raychaudhuri, Ivan Seskar
Achieving Per-Station Fairness in IEEE 802.11 Wireless LANs
Wan-Seon Lim, Young-Joo Suh

Paper Session 3b – Social Wireless Networks/Human Interactions

Session chair: Thorsten Strufe
Investigating the Impact of Human Activity on the Performance of Wireless Networks – An Experimental Approach
Elyes Ben Hamida, Guillaume Chelius
Crowd-sourced Sensing and Collaboration Using Twitter
Murat Demirbas, Murat Ali Bayir, Cuneyt G Akcora, Yavuz Yilmaz, Hakan Ferhatosmanoglu
SHARC: Community-Based Partitioning for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks Using Neighborhood Similarity
Guillaume-Jean Herbiet, Pascal Bouvry

A Social Transitivity Based Data Dissemination Scheme for Opportunistic Networks
Jaesung Ku, Yangwoo Ko, Jisun An, Dongman Lee

Demo Session

StreamSocial: A P2P Streaming System with Social Incentives
Osama Abboud, Thomas Zinner, Eduardo Lidanski, Konstantin Pussep, and Ralf Steinmetz
Streaming H.264 Scalable Video over Data Distribution Service in a Wireless Environment
Andrea Detti, Pierpaolo Loreti, Nicola Blefari-Melazzi, and Francesco Fedi
Demonstration of Seamless Multimedia Session Transfer to Support Pervasive Mobile Computing
Robert G. Gazda, Debashish Purkayastha, Xin Feng, and Farshad A. Samimi
Game Theory for Channel Assignment of Cognitive Radios
Amiotosh Gosh and Walaa Hamouda
Proximity Marketing Solution Tailored to User Needs
Michela Papandrea, Silvia Giordano, Salvatore Vanini, and Piergiorgio Cremonese
Implementation of the OBAMP Overlay Protocol for Multicast Delivery in OLSR Wireless Community Networks
Francesco Saverio Proto, and Claudio Pisa
Pervasive Speech API
Stefan Radomski, and Dirk Schnelle-Walka
Achievement Notification in a Real-World Achievement System
Tonio Triebel, Sascha Schnaufer, and Wolfgang Effelsberg

Paper Session 4a – Wireless Mesh Networks

Session chair: Giuseppe Bianchi
Comparing Simulation Tools and Experimental Testbeds for Wireless Mesh Networks
Kefeng Tan, Daniel Wu, An Chan, Prasant Mohapatra
A Feedback-based Adaptive Online Algorithm for Multi-Gateway Load-Balancing in Wireless Mesh Networks
Juan J Galvez, Pedro M. Ruiz, Antonio Fernando Gómez Skarmeta
Optimal Link Scheduling for Real-time Traffic in Wireless Mesh Networks in both Per-flow and Per-path Frameworks
Paola Cappanera, Luciano Lenzini, Alessandro Lori, Giovanni Stea, Gigliola Vaglini
PCAR: A power controlled routing protocol for wireless ad hoc networks
Xue Zhang, Haigang Gong, Ming Liu, Sanglu Lu, Jie Wu

Paper Session 4b – Cellular and Infrastructure Networks

Session chair: Michel Barbeau
On the Impact of Uplink Power Control in Network MIMO Systems with MMSE and SIC Receivers
Gabor Fodor, Stefano Sorrentino, Pablo Soldati, Mikael Johansson
Estimation and Prediction for Tracking Trajectories in Cellular Networks Using the Recursive Prediction Error Method
Ruben Milocco, Selma Boumerdassi
Automatic Planning of UMTS Release 4.0 Networks using Realistic Traffic
Mohammad Reza Pasandideh, Marc St-Hilaire
Empirical Studies and Queuing Modeling of Denial of Service Attacks against 802.11 WLANs
Chibiao Liu, James T. Yu, Greg Brewster

Short Paper Session A – Wireless Lower Layer Issues

Session chair: Xavier Costa
Grid-Based Channel Resource Allocation and Access Scheduling Using Latin Squares in Wireless Mesh Networks
Di Wu, Lichun Bao
Routing for Minimum Length Schedule in Multi-channel TDMA based Wireless Mesh Networks
Bo Wang, Guokai Zeng, Matt Mutka, Li Xiao
On the Side Effects of Packet Detection Sensitivity in IEEE 802.11 Interference Management
Luca Scalia, Joerg C. Widmer, Imad Aad
Spectrum Sharing between IEEE 802.16 and IEEE 802.11 based Wireless Networks
Mohammad Muttakin Siddique, Maciej Muehleisen, Bernd-Ludwig Wenning, Carmelita Goerg
OptiMOS: Optimal MOS-based scheduling of downlink voice flows in point-to-multipoint access networks
Matteo Andreozzi, Giovanni Stea, Dario Sabella
Design and Evaluation of A Fast Authentication Scheme for WiFi-based Wireless Networks
Zhenxia Zhang, Azzedine Boukerche, Richard W. Pazzi

Short Paper Session B – Wireless Higher Layer Issues

Session chair: Andrea Passarella
Using Time-of-Day and Location-Based Mobility Profiles to Improve Scanning During Handovers
Paul Boone, Michel Barbeau, Evangelos Kranakis
Conditional Shortest Path Routing in Delay Tolerant Networks
Eyuphan Bulut, Sahin Geyik, Boleslaw K Szymanski
Efficient Network Selection in Heterogeneous Communication Scenarios using Arbitration
Sven Lahde, Martin Wegner, Lars C Wolf
Channel Pool Management for Video Streaming in WLAN
Xin Liu, George Calcev
A Robust Flooding Algorithm in Multi-Radio Multi-Channel Wireless Mesh Networks
Youndo Lee, Kideok Cho, Taekyoung Kwon, Yanghee Choi

Location Estimation for Wireless Sensor Retrieval
Lichun Bao, Yuan Zhang, Shih-Hsien Yang, Max Welling, Gaochao Xu, Qiang Fu

Paper Session 5 – Miscellaneous Wireless Networking Issues

Session chair: Richard Werner Pazzi
Information Utility in Mission-oriented Networks
Sharanya Eswaran, David Shur, Sunil Samtani, Aristides Staikos
A Multiaccess Network of Information
Kostas Pentikousis, Teemu Rautio
On the Evaluation of Inter-Arrival Time in Random Waypoint Mobility Model
Ting Wang, ChorPing Low