ACM MSWiM 2007 Technical Program

Program at a glance (click on the image to get to the event description, or scroll the page)

Monday, October 22nd, 2007

8:00 AM

Registration Open

All Day

Concurrent Workshops I (check individual Workshop Schedules)

MobiWac 2007
5-th ACM International Workshop on Mobility Management and Wireless Access

Q2SWinet 2007
3-rd ACM Workshop on QoS and Security for Wireless and Mobile Networks

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Concurrent Morning Tutorials (check individual tutorial schedules)

Tutorial 1: "Wireless Sensor Networks and Applications"
Prof. Stephan Olariu, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia

Tutorial 4: "New Directions in the Design of Secure Wireless Systems using Chaotic SIgnals and Interference Mitigation Techniques" (CANCELED)
Peter Stavroulakis, Technical University of Crete (TUC), Greece

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM: Lunch Break

1:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Concurrent Afternoon Tutorials (check individual tutorial schedules)

Tutorial 2: "Realistic Simulation of Urban Mesh Networks with the UDelModels Simulators"(CANCELED)
Stephan Bohacek, Department of Electrical and Computing Engineering, University of Delaware, USA

Tutorial 3: "Performance Modeling and Radio Resource management Techniques for Wireless Cellular Networks"(CANCELED)
Nidal Nasser, Department of Computing and Information Science, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM: WELCOME RECEPTION - Conference Hotel


Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007

8:20 AM - 8:30 AM

Opening Session

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Keynote Speaker 1: Prof. Leandros Tassiulas

9:35 AM - 10:50 AM

Session 1: Mobility

Modelling Mobility in Disaster Area Scenarios
Nils Aschenbruck (University of Bonn, Germany); Elmar Gerhards-Padilla (University of Bonn, Germany); Michael Gerharz (FGAN/fkie, Germany); Matthias Frank (University of Bonn, Germany); Peter Martini (University of Bonn, Germany)
Movement-Assisted Sensor Redeployment Scheme for Network Lifetime Increase
Yinying Yang (Florida Atlantic University, USA); Mihaela Cardei (Florida Atlantic University, USA)
Optimal Route Selection for Highly Dynamic Wireless Sensor and Actor Networks Environment
Azzedine Boukerche (Univ. of Ottawa, Canada); Regina Araujo (Federal University of Sao Carlos, Brazil); Leandro Villas (UFSCar, Brazil)

10:50 AM - 11:10 AM: Coffee Break

11:10 AM - 12:50 PM

Session 2: Analytical Studies

On Optimality of Single-Path Routes in Massively Dense Wireless Multi-Hop Networks
Esa Hyytiä (ftw. Forschungszentrum Telekommunikation Wien, Austria); Jorma Virtamo (Helsinki University of Technology, Finland)
Outage Probability Analysis of Cooperative Transmission Protocols without and with Network Coding: Inter-User Channels based Comparison
Dereje H. Woldegebreal (University of Paderborn, Germany); Stefan Valentin (University of Paderborn, Germany); Holger Karl (University of Paderborn, Germany)
An Integrated Analytical Model for Computation and Comparison of the Throughputs of the UMTS/HSDPA User Equipment Categories
Tien Van Do (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary); Ram Chakka (Meerut Institute of Engineering and Technology, India); Peter Harrison (Imperial College, United Kingdom)
Performance Analysis of Mobility Management Protocols Using a Generic Mathematical Model
Ali Diab (Techn. University of Ilmenau, Germany); Florian Liers (TU Ilmenau, Germany); Andreas Mitschele-Thiel (Technische Universität Ilmenau, Germany)

12:50 PM - 2:15 PM: Lunch Break

2:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Session 3: Sensor Networks I

Analysing QoS Trade-offs in Wireless Sensor Networks
Rob Hoes (National University of Singapore - Eindhoven University of Technology, Singapore); Twan Basten (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands); Chen Khong Tham (National University of Singapore, Singapore); Marc Geilen (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands); Henk Corporaal (Technical University Eindhoven, The Netherlands)
A New In-network Data Reduction Mechanism to Gather Data for Mining Wireless Sensor Networks
Azzedine Boukerche (Univ. of Ottawa, Canada); Samer Samarah (University of Ottawa, Canada)
Dynamic Multi-resolution Data Dissemination in Storage-centric Wireless Sensor Networks
Hongbo Luo (City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong); Guoliang Xing (City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong); Minming Li (City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong); Xiaohua Jia (City Univ. of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
Adaptive Medium Access Control for Minimum Energy Reliable Data Delivery in Wireless Sensor Networks
Junhua Zhu (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong); Shan Chen (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong); Brahim Bensaou (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong)
The Orphan Problem in ZigBee-based Wireless Sensor Networks
Meng-Shiuan Pan (National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan); Yu-Chee Tseng (National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan)

4:15 PM - 4:30 PM: Coffee Break

4:30 PM - 6:40 PM

Session 4: WLANs

Singular Spectrum Analysis of Traffic Workload in a Large-Scale Wireless LAN
George Tzagkarakis (University of Crete, Greece); Maria Papadopouli (University of Crete, FORTH, UNC, Greece); Panagiotis Tsakalides (University of Crete, Greece)
Accurate and Passive Traffic Load Estimation for Infrastructure-Mode Wireless LANs
Gang Wu (State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA); Tzi-Cker Chiueh (State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA)
An Optimal Station Association Policy for Multi-Rate IEEE802.11 Wireless LANs
Murad Abusubaih (Technical University of Berlin, Germany); Adam Wolisz (Technical University of Berlin, Germany)
Dynamic Single-User OFDM Adaptation for IEEE 802.11 Systems
James Gross (Technical University of Berlin, Germany); Marc Emmelmann (Technical Univesity of Berlin, Germany); Oscar Punal (Technical University of Berlin, Germany); Adam Wolisz (Technical University of Berlin, Germany)
Characterizing Individual User Behaviors in WLANs
Guanghui He (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA); Jennifer Hou (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA); Wei-Peng Chen (Fujitsu Laboratories, USA); Takeo Hamada (Fujitsu Labs. of America, USA)
Adaptive Configuration of WPANs and WLANs Communications Using Multi-scale Statistical Process Control
Ricardo Rabelo (UFMG/DCC, Brazil); Antonio A.F. Loureiro (Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil); Rainer Couto (UFMG/DCC, Brazil)

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

8:20 AM - 9:20 AM

Keynote Speaker 2: Prof. Marco Conti

9:20 AM - 10:55 AM

Session 5: Methodologies and Tools

SenseNeT: A Wireless Sensor Network Testbed
Nikos Zarokostas (Athens Information Technology, Greece); John Kolokouris (Athens Information Technology, Greece); Tassos Dimitriou (Athens Information Technology, Greece)
Modeling VANET Deployment in URBAN Settings
Atulya Mahajan (Lehman Brothers, USA); Niranjan Potnis (Florida State University, USA); Kartik Gopalan (State University of New York at Binghamton, USA); An-I Andy Wang (Florida State University, USA)
Overhaul of IEEE 802.11 modeling and simulation architecture in NS-2
Qi Chen (DaimlerChrysler REDNA, USA); Felix Schmidt-Eisenlohr (University of Karlsruhe, Germany); Daniel Jiang (DaimlerChrysler Research, Engineering and Design North America Inc., USA); Marc Torrent-Moreno (University of Karlsruhe, Germany); Luca Delgrossi (DaimlerChrysler RTNA, USA); Hannes Hartenstein (University of Karlsruhe, Germany)
EVOM: A Software Based Platform for Voice Transmission and Quality Assessment over Wireless Ad-Hoc Networks
Sofiene Jelassi (Unite de Recherche PRINCE, Hammam Sousse, Tunisia, Tunisia); Habib Youssef (Faculte Des Sciences Monastir, Tunisia)

10:55 AM - 11:15 AM: Coffee Break and Poster Session I

11:15 AM - 12:45 PM

Session 6: Interference and MAC

A Novel Distributed Connection Admission Control Scheme for IEEE 802.16 Newtorks
Fen Hou (University of Waterloo, Canada); Pin-Han Ho (University of Waterloo, Canada); Jun Cai (University of Manitoba, Canada); Sherman Shen (University of Waterloo, Canada); Chih-Chiang Hsieh (Institute for Information Industry, Taiwan); Anyi Chen (INSTITUTE FOR INFORMATION INDUSTRY, Taiwan)
Random Access Game over Noisy Channels with Capture Effect
Hazer Inaltekin (Cornell University, USA); Stephen Wicker (Cornell University, USA)
Reconciling Theory and Practice: A Revised Pole Equation for W-CDMA Cell Powers
Hans-Florian Geerdes (Zuse Institute Berlin (ZIB), Germany); Andreas Eisenblätter (Atesio GmbH, Berlin, Germany)
Contention Region Allocation Optimization in IEEE 802.16 OFDMA Systems
Jihua Zhou (Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China); Yubo Yang (Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China); Di Pang (Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China); Xin Jin (Institute of Computing Technology,Chinese Academy of Science, P.R. China); Jinglin Shi (Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China); Zhongcheng Li (Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China)

12:45 PM - 2:00 PM: Lunch Break

2:00 PM - 4:10 PM

Session 7: MANETs

Analytical Model for Optimizing Periodic Route Maintenance in Proactive Protocols for MANETs
Sandeep Gupta (Arizona State University, USA); Tridib Mukherjee (Arizona State University, USA); Georgios Varsamopoulos (Arizona State University, USA)
A Mobility Prediction Based Relay Deployment Framework for Conserving Power in MANETs
Aravindhan Venkateswaran (Penn State, USA); Venkatesh Sarangan (Oklahoma State University, USA); Tom La Porta (Penn State University, USA); Raj Acharya (Professor, Head of Dept. CSE, India)
A Cache Management Object Oriented Simulation for Mobile Environments
Stylianos Drakatos (Florida International University, USA); Christos Douligeris (University of Piraeus, Greece)
A Socio-Aware Overlay for Publish/Subscribe Communication in Delay Tolerant Networks
Eiko Yoneki (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom); Pan Hui (Univeristy of cambridge, United Kingdom); Shu-Yan Chan (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom); Jon Crowcroft (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom)
Oh, the Places You'll Go! Mobility Prediction Using Future Knowledge
Michael Sun (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA); Douglas Blough (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)
On Modeling for Pervasive Computing Environments
Rodrigo Campiolo (University of Rio Verde, Brazil); Vivian Cremer (Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil); João Bosco Sobral (Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil)

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM: Coffee Break, Poster Session II

4:30 PM - 6:40 PM

Session 8: Cross-Layer Techniques and Algorithms

Benefits and Limitations of Spatial Reuse in Wireless Mesh Networks
Sebastian Max (RWTH Aachen University, Germany); Erik Weiss (Communication Networks, Faculty 6, RWTH Aachen University, Germany); Guido Hiertz (RWTH Aachen University, Germany)
An Efficient Bandwidth Guaranteed Routing for Ad Hoc Networks using IEEE 802.11 with Interference Consideration
Hakim Badis (Institut Gaspard-Monge, France)
Power Efficient Radio Bearer Selection in MBMS Multicast Mode
Christos Bouras (University of Patras, Greece); Vasileios Kokkinos (University of Patras and RACTI, Greece); Antonios Alexiou (Uninersity of Patras and RACTI, Greece); Evangelos Rekkas (University of Patras and RACTI, Greece)
A flow-level Simulation Framework for HSDPA-enabled UMTS Networks
Andreas Maeder (University of Wuerzburg, Germany); Dirk Staehle (University of Wuerzburg, Germany)
Algorithms for Constructing Improved Schedules in Asymmetric Communication Environments
Eleftherios Tiakas (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece); Stefanos Ougiaroglou (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece); Petros Nicopolitidis (Aristotle University, Greece)
Improving TCP Performance through Explicit Corruption and Route Failure Notification (ECRFN)
Alexander Zimmermann (RWTH Aachen University, Germany); Daniel Schaffrath (Aachen University, Germany); Michael Faber (RWTH Aachen University, Germany); Martin Wenig (RWTH Aachen University, Germany); Mesut Guenes (RWTH Aachen University, Germany)

Thursday, October 25th, 2007

8:20 AM - 9:20 AM

Keynote Speaker 3: Prof. Albert Y. Zomaya

9:20 AM - 11:20 AM

Session 9: Wide Band Wireless Networks

Multicast Polling and Efficient VoIP connections in WiMAX Networks
Olli Alanen (University of Jyväskylä, Finland)
Coordinated Fractional-Frequency Reuse
Marc Necker (University of Stuttgart, Germany)
The Effect of Node Synchronization Times in Ultra Wideband Wireless Networks
Christopher Taggart (North Carolina State University, USA); Yannis Viniotis (North Carolina State University, USA); Mihail Sichitiu (North Carolina State University, USA)
Performance analysis of the IEEE 802.16 ARQ mechanism
Alexander Sayenko (Nokia, Finland); Vitaliy Tykhomyrov (University of Jyvaskyla, Finland); Henrik Martikainen (University of Jyvaskyla, Finland); Olli Alanen (University of Jyvaskyla, Finland)
Performance Evaluation of the Mesh Election Procedure of IEEE 802.16/WiMAX
Alessandro Erta (IMT, Institutions, Markets, Technologies - Italy, Italy); Luciano Lenzini (University of Pisa, Italy); Enzo Mingozzi (University of Pisa, Italy); Claudio Cicconetti (University of Pisa, Italy)

11:20 AM - 10:35 AM: Coffee Break

11:35 AM - 12:50 PM

Session 10: Localization and Tracking

Indoor People Tracking Based On Dynamic Weighted MultiDimensional Scaling
Jose Cabero (Robotiker-Tecnalia, Spain); Fernando De la Torre (Carnegie Mellon University, USA); Aritz Sanchez (Robotiker-Tecnalia, Spain); Iñigo Arizaga (Robotiker-Tecnalia, Spain)
A Novel Lightweight Algorithm for Time-Space Localization in Wireless Sensor Networks
Azzedine Boukerche (Univ. of Ottawa, Canada); Horacio Oliveira (Univ. of Ottawa, Canada); Eduardo Nakamura (FUCAPI - Research and Technological Innovation Center, Brazil); Antonio A.F. Loureiro (Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil)
Analysis of Range-Free Anchor-Free Localization in a WSN under Wormhole Attack
Yurong Xu (Dartmouth College, USA); Yi Ouyang (Dartmouth College, USA); Zhengyi Le (Dartmouth College, USA); James Ford (Dartmouth College, USA); Fillia Makedon (Dartmouth College, USA)

12:50 PM - 2:00 PM: Lunch Break

2:00 PM - 3:20 PM

Session 11: Sensor Networks II

Data Delivery in Fragmented Wireless Sensor Networks Using Mobile Agents
Hisham Almasaeid (Iowa State University, USA); Ahmed Kamal (Iowa State University, USA)
Probabilistic Wakeup: Adaptive Duty Cycling for Energy-efficient Event Detection
Yanmin Zhu (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong); Lionel Ni (Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Hong Kong)
Gossiping using the Energy Map in Wireless Sensor Networks
Max Machado (Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil); Daniel Guidoni (UFMG, Brazil); Antonio A.F. Loureiro (Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil)
CORA: Correlation-based Resilient Aggregation in Sensor Networks
Peter Schaffer (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary); Istvan Vajda (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary)

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM: Coffee Break + Demos/Tools Session

4:00 PM - 5:20 PM

Session 12: Multi-hop Wireless Networks

Adaptation of the Breadth First Search Algorithm for Cut-edge Detection in Wireless Multihop Networks
Bratislav Milic (Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany); Miroslaw Malek (Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany)
Flow-optimized random access for wireless multihop networks
Juha Leino (TKK Helsinki University of Technology, Finland); Aleksi Penttinen (Helsinki University of Technology, Finland); Jorma Virtamo (Helsinki University of Technology, Finland)
On the Use of SINR for Interference-aware Routing in Wireless Multi-hop Networks
Riadh Kortebi (France Telecom R&D, France); Yvon Gourhant (France Telecom R&D, France); Agoulmine Nazim (UNIVERSITY OF EVRY, France)
An Inhomogeneous Spatial Node Distribution and its Stochastic Properties
Christian Bettstetter (University of Klagenfurt, Austria); Michael Gyarmati (University of Klagenfurt, Austria); Udo Schilcher (University of Klagenfurt, Austria)
A Comprehensive Study of Low-Power Operation in IEEE 802.15.4
Yu-Kai Huang (National Taiwan University, Taiwan); Ai-Chun Pang (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)

Friday, October 26th, 2007

8:00 AM

Registration Open

All Day

Concurrent Workshops II (check individual Workshop Schedules)

4-th ACM Workshop on Performance Evaluation of Wireless Ad Hoc, Sensor, and Ubiquitous Networks

WMuNeP 2007
3-rd ACM Workshop on Wireless Multimedia Networking and Performance Modeling

PM²HW²N 2007
2-nd ACM Workshop on Performance Monitoring and Measurement of Heterogeneous Wireless and Wired Networks