ACM MSWiM 2011 Technical Program

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Invited Talk Session 18 Session 17 Parallel Workshops / Symposia Day2 Workshops/symposia day 4 Parallel Workshops and Symposia Day 1 workshops/symposia day 1 Tutorial Workshops/symposia day 2

Long papers have 25 minutes for presentation

Short papers have 15 minutes for presentation


Monday, October 31st, 2011

8:00 AM

Registration Open

All Day

Concurrent Symposia/Workshops I
(check individual Symposia/Workshops Schedules)

WMuNep 2011

7-th ACM Workshop on Wireless Multimedia Networking and Computing (WMuNeP 2011)

PM2HW2N 2011

6-th ACM Intenational Workshop on Perfomance Monitoring, Measurement and Evaluation of Heterogeneous Wireless and Wired Networks

DIVANet 2011

Symposium on Design and Analysis of Inteligent Vehicular networks and Applications (DIVANet 2011)


12.00 - 6.00 PM


"From Packets to Time Samples - Physical Layer Simulation for
Advanced Wireless Networking Research"
Prof. Jens Mittag,
Decentralized Systems and Network Services Research Group
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Hannes Hartenstein,
Decentralized Systems and Network Services Research Group
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

8:00 AM

Registration Open

8:15 AM - 8:30 AM

MSWiM 2011
Welcome and Opening Remarks: MSWiM 2011 General and TPC Co-Chairs

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Keynote Speaker 1:

Redefining Routing and Channel Access in Ad Hoc Networks

Professor J.J. Luna-Garcia-Aceves

Jack Baskin School of Engineering

Computer Engineering Dept. University of California at Santa Cruz

9:30 AM - 10:35 AM

Session 1: Energy Efficiency in WSNs

Chair: Dr. Andrea Passarella

Maximal Utility Rate Allocation for Energy Harvesting Wireless Sensor Networks
Bo Zhang (George Mason University, USA); Robert Simon (George Mason University, USA); Hakan Aydin (George Mason University, USA)
Optimizing Push/Pull Envelops for Energy-Efficient Cloud-Sensor Systems
Yi Xu (University of Florida, USA); Abdelsalam Helal (University of Florida, USA); My T. Thai (University of Florida, USA); Mark Schmalz (University of Florida, USA)
Energy Evaluations in Wireless Sensor Networks - A Reality Check
Christian Haas (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany); Joachim Wilke (Universität Karlsruhe (TH), Germany)

10:35 AM - 10:55 AM: Coffee Break

10:55 AM - 12:10 PM

Session 2: WSN Configuration and Cross-Layering

Chair: Professor Subhash Kak

Proactive Reconfiguration of Wireless Sensor Networks
Marcel Steine (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands); Cuong Viet Ngo (TU Kaiserslautern, Germany); Ramon Serna Oliver (TU Kaiserslautern, Germany); Marc Geilen (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands); Twan Basten (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands); Gerhard Fohler (TU Kaiserslautern, Germany); Jean-Dominique Decotignie (CSEM, Switzerland)
The dark side of DEMMON: what is behind the scene in engineering large-scale wireless sensor networks
Stefano Tennina (CISTER/ISEP, Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal); Ricardo Gomes (Institute Polytechnic Porto, Portugal); Mário Alves (CISTER Research Unit, Politécnico do Porto (ISEP/IPP), Portugal); Vincenzo Ciriello (SESM scarl, Italy); Gabriella Carrozza (SESM Scarl, Italy)
Ant Colony Optimization with Fuzzy Heuristic Information Designed for Cooperative Wireless Sensor Networks
Marcelo Portela Sousa (Federal University of Campina Grande, Brazil); Waslon Terllizzie Araujo Lopes (UFCG - Federal University of Campina Grande, Brazil); Marcelo S. Alencar (Federal University of Campina Grande, Brazil)

12:10 PM - 1:10 PM: Lunch 

1:10 PM - 2:00 PM

Session 3: Data Reporting and Compression in WSN

Chair: Dr. Zainab Zaidi

Time-Space Correlation for Real-Time, Accurate, and Energy-Aware Data Reporting in Wireless Sensor Networks
LLeandro Aparecido Villas (UFMG, Brazil); Azzedine Boukerche (University of Ottawa, Canada); Daniel L. Guidoni (Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil); Horacio Fernandes Oliveira (Federal University of Amazonas, Brazil); Regina Borges de Araujo (Federal University of Sao Carlos, Brazil); Antonio A.F. Loureiro (Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil)
An Adaptive and Composite Spatio-Temporal Data Compression
Approach for Wireless Sensor Network
Azad Ali (Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany); Abdelmajid Khelil (Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany); Piotr Szczytowski (Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany); Neeraj Suri (Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany)

2:00 PM - 2:10 PM: Short break / Poster and Demo Session I starts


2:10 PM - 3:25 PM

Session 4: Data Collection, Aggregation and Propagation in WSN

Chair: Professor Mario Alves

Monitoring Quality Optimization in Wireless Sensor Networks with a Mobile Sink
Xu Xu (The Australian National University, Australia); Weifa Liang (Australian National University, Australia)
Close-to-optimal Energy Balanced Data Propagation via Limited, Local Network Density Information
Azzedine Boukerche (University of Ottawa, Canada); Dionysios Efstathiou (University of Patras and Computer Technology Institute, Greece); Sotiris E. Nikoletseas (University of Patras and Computer Technology Institute, Greece); Christoforos Raptopoulos (U. of Patras, Greece)
Minimum Latency Data Aggregation In The Physical Interference Model
Nhat X Lam (University of Texas at Dallas, USA); Min Kyung An (University of Texas at Dallas, USA); Dung Huynh (University of Texas at Dallas, USA); Trac Ngoc Nguyen (Raytheon Systems, USA)

3:25 PM - 3:45 PM: Coffee Break / Poster and Demo Session I


3:45 PM - 5:15 PM

Session 5: MAC and Link Layer

Chair: Professor Jerome Härri

Realization and Performance Evaluation of a Reliable and Stable Wireless Link Layer Protocol
Sohraab Soltani (University of Texas at Tyler, USA); Hayder Radha (Michigan State University, USA)
Interference Cancellation-based RFID Tags Identification
Raju Kumar (Penn State University, USA); Tom La Porta (Penn State University, USA); Gaia Maselli (University of Rome "La Sapienza", Italy); Chiara Petrioli (University of Rome "La Sapienza", Italy)
Modeling and Performance Analysis of DMAC for Wireless Sensor Networks
Tao Zheng (University of Oklahoma, USA); Sridhar Radhakrishnan (University of Oklahoma, USA); Venkatesh Sarangan (Oklahoma State University, USA)
Effects of Carrier Sense Modeling on Wireless Network Simulation Results
Athanassios Boulis (National ICT Australia, Australia); Yuri Tselishchev (University of Sydney, Australia)


5:15 PM - 5:25 PM: Short Break / Poster and Demo Session I


5:25 PM - 6:40 PM

Session 6: Topology Control and Neighbor Discovery

Chair: Professor Regina Araujo


A Novel Neighbor Discovery Protocol for Ultraviolet Wireless Networks
Leijie Wang (University of California, Riverside, USA); Yiyang Li (University of California, Riverside, USA); Zhengyuan Xu (University of California, Riverside, USA); Srikanth V. Krishnamurthy (University of California, Riverside, USA)
Analysis of link break detection using HELLO messages
Zainab Zaidi (National ICT Australia, Ltd, Australia); Marius Portmann (University of Queensland, Australia); Wee Lum Tan (National ICT Australia, Australia)
GDE: A Distributed Gradient-Based Algorithm for Distance Estimation in Large-Scale Networks
Qingzhi Liu (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands); Andrei Pruteanu (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands); Stefan Dulman (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands)

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

8:00 AM

Registration Open

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Keynote Speaker 2:
Living in the WAM Continuum: Unified Design and Operation of Wireless and Mobile Networks

Professor Mostafa H. Ammar

School of Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 7: Opportunistic Networks and Routing

Chair: Professor Hossam Hassanein

Modeling and Simulation of Service Composition in Opportunistic Networks
Umair Sadiq (University of Texas at Arlington, USA); Mohan J Kumar (The University of Texas at Arlington, USA); Andrea Passarella (IIT-CNR, Italy); Marco Conti (IIT-CNR, Italy)
Motion-based Routing for Opportunistic Ad-hoc Networks
Weihan Wang (University of Toronto, Canada); Cristiana Amza (University of Toronto, Canada)
Multipath Opportunistic RPL Routing over IEEE 802.15.4
Bogdan Pavkovic (University of Grenoble, France); Fabrice Theoleyre (CNRS - University of Strasbourg, France); Andrzej Duda (Grenoble Institute of Technology, France)

10:45 AM - 11:05 AM: Coffee Break

11:05 AM - 12:20 PM

Session 8: Routing in Wireless Networks

Chair: Professor Antonio Loureiro

Controlled Potential-Based Routing for Large-Scale Wireless Sensor Networks
Daichi Kominami (Osaka University, Japan); Masashi Sugano (Osaka Prefecture University, Japan); Murata Masayuki (Osaka University, Japan); Takaaki Hatauchi (Fuji Electric Systems, Japan)
A Self-Adaptive Routing Paradigm for Wireless Mesh Networks Based on Reinforcement Learning
Maddalena Nurchis (IMT - Institute for Advanced Studies - Lucca, Italy); Raffaele Bruno (IIT-CNR, Italy); Marco Conti (IIT-CNR, Italy); Luciano Lenzini (University of Pisa, Italy)
Adaptive Overhead Reduction via MEWMA Control Charts
Kahkashan Shaukat (Arizona State University, USA); Douglas C. Montgomery (Arizona State University, USA); Violet R. Syrotiuk (Arizona State University, USA)

12:20 PM - 1:20 PM: Lunch

1:20 PM - 1:40 PM

Session 9: Poster and Demo Session II



1:40 PM - 3:00 PM

Session 10: Scheduling and Broadcast

Chair: Professor Sotiris Nikoletseas

Towards Optimal Broadcast in Wireless Networks
Zygmunt J. Haas (Cornell University, USA); Milen Nikolov (Cornell University, USA)
A Greedy Reclaiming Scheduler for IEEE 802.11e HCCA Real-Time Networks
Anna Lina Ruscelli (Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Italy); Gabriele Cecchetti (Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Italy); Antonella Mastropaolo (Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Italy); Giuseppe Lipari (Scuola Superiore S.Anna, Italy)
Modeling aggregation convergecast scheduling using constraints
Evandro Souza (University of Alberta, Canada); Ioanis Nikolaidis (University of Alberta, Canada)
Adaptive Real-Time Query Scheduling for Wireless Sensor Networks
Moutaz Saleh Saleh (Qatar University, Qatar)

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM: Coffee Break and Poster / Demo Session II


3:15 PM - 4:35 PM

Session 11: Spectrum Sharing, Sensing and Cognitive Networks

Chair: Professor Jose Rolim


Channel Sensing Strategy for Channel Load Estimation
Brian Sung Chul Choi (University of California, Los Angeles, USA); Mario Gerla (University of California at Los Angeles, USA)
Simulation Models for the Performance Evaluation of Spectrum Sharing Techniques in OFDMA Networks
Luca Anchora (IMT of Lucca, Italy); Marco Mezzavilla (University of Padova, Italy); Leonardo Badia (Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy); Michele Zorzi (Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy)
Closed Form Performance Evaluation of Energy Detection over Generalized Fading Channels
Oluwatobi O Olabiyi (Prairie View A&M University, USA); Annamalai Annamalai (Prairie View A&M University, USA)
Efficient Evaluation of Area under the ROC Curve of Energy Detector over Fading Channels
Oluwatobi O Olabiyi (Prairie View A&M University, USA); Shumon Alam (Prairie View A&M University, USA); Olusegun O. Odejide (Prairie View A&M University, USA); Annamalai Annamalai (Prairie View A&M University, USA)

4:35 PM - 4.50 PM: Coffee Break and Poster / Demo Session II


4.50 PM - 6.20 PM

Session 12: Cellular and Infrastructure Networks

Chair: Professor Gaia Maselli


Designing Optical Metro and Access Networks for Future Cooperative Cellular Systems
Thorsten Biermann (DOCOMO Euro-Labs, Germany); Luca Scalia (DOCOMO Euro-Labs, Germany); Holger Karl (University of Paderborn, Germany)
Modeling the Effect of Transmission Errors on TCP Controlled Transfers over Infrastructure 802.11 Wireless LANs
Subhashini Krishnasamy (Indian Institute of Science, India); Anurag Kumar (Indian Institute of Science, India)
Mitigating Mobility Signaling Congestion in LTE by Overlapping Tracking Area Lists
Sara Modarres Razavi (Linköping University, Sweden); Di Yuan (Linköping University, Sweden)
An open source product-oriented LTE network simulator based on ns-3
Nicola Baldo (Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC), Spain); Marco Miozzo (Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC), Spain); Manuel Requena-Esteso (Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC), Spain); Jaume Nin-Guerrero (Centre Tecnòlogic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC), Spain)

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

8:00 AM

Registration Open

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Invited Talk
Evaluating Cooperative ITS Applications for Sustainable and Safe Mobility with iTETRIS

Dr. Jerome Härri

Mobile Communication Department, EURECOM

9:30 AM - 10:35 AM

Session 13: Vehicular Networks

Chair: Professor Raffaele Bruno

Throughput Modeling for Multi-rate IEEE 802.11 Vehicle-to- Infrastructure Networks with Asymmetric Traffic
Ke Xu (Clemson University, USA); Benjamin Garrison (Clemson University, USA); Kuang-Ching Wang (Clemson University, USA)
On the Reliability of Safety Message Broadcast in Urban Vehicular Ad hoc Networks
Saeed Bastani (University of Sydney, Australia); Bjorn Landfeldt (University of Sydney, Australia); Lavy Libman (University of Sydney, Australia)
VLOCI2: Improving 2D location coordinates using distance measurements in GPS-equipped VANETs
Farhan M.S. Ahammed (University of Sydney, Australia); Javid Taheri (University of Sydney, Australia); Albert Zomaya (University of Sydney, Australia); Max Ott (NICTA, Australia)

10:35 AM - 10:55 AM: Coffee Break

10:50 AM - 12:35 PM

Session 14: Mobile and Social Networks Modeling

Chair: Professor Violet Syrotiuk

A Markov Routing Algorithm for Mobile DTNs based on Spatio- Temporal Modeling of Human Movement Data
Arezu Moghadam (Columbia University, USA); Tony Jebara (Columbia University, USA); Henning Schulzrinne (Columbia University, USA)
Modelling inter-contact times in social pervasive networks
Andrea Passarella (IIT-CNR, Italy); Marco Conti (IIT-CNR, Italy); Chiara Boldrini (IIT-CNR, Italy); Robin Dunbar (University of Oxford, United Kingdom)
Modeling and Analysis of Composite Network Embeddings
Ben Baumer (CUNY Graduate Center, USA); Prithwish Basu (BBN Technologies, USA); Amotz Bar-Noy (Brooklyn College & Graduate Center, CUNY, New York, USA)
SMOOTH: A Simple Way to Model Human Mobility
Aarti Munjal (Colorado School of Mines, USA); Tracy Camp (Colorado School of Mines, USA); William Navidi (Colorado School of Mines, USA)

12:35 PM - 1:30 PM: Lunch

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Session 15: Modeling and Analysis Methodologies I

Chair: Professor Waslon Lopes

Packets Travelling in Non-homogeneous Networks
Omer H. Abdelrahman (Imperial College London, United Kingdom); Erol Gelenbe (Imperial College London, United Kingdom)
Analytical Models of Short-Message Reliability in Mobile Wireless Networks
Debessay Fesehaye Kassa (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA); Klara Nahrstedt (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA); Guijun Wang (The Boeing Company, USA)
Retransmission-based Available Bandwidth Estimation in IEEE 802.11-based Multihop Wireless Networks
Nguyen Nam (Universite Claude Bernard de Lyon 1, France); Isabelle Guerin-Lassous (Université de Lyon - LIP, France); Victor Moraru (Institute de la Francophonie pour l'Informatique, Vietnam); Cheikh Sarr (Insa lyon, France)

2:45 PM - 2.55 PM: Short Break

2:55 PM - 4:10 PM

Session 16: Modeling and Analysis Methodologies II

Chair: Dr. Jad Nasreddine

Modeling Network Traffic in Mobile Networks Implementing Offloading
Andrey Krendzel (Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunications de Catalunya, Spain); Marc Portoles-Comeras (Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC), Spain); Josep Mangues-Bafalluy (Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC), Spain)
Performance Repeatability of Low Power Wireless Sensor Network Protocols: A Multi Testbed Study
Taewoo Kwon (Ohio State University, USA); Emre Ertin (The Ohio State University, USA); Anish Arora (The Ohio State University, USA)
Multidimensional Modeling and Analysis of Wireless Users Online Activity and Mobility: A Neural-networks Map Approach
Saeed Moghaddam (University of Florida, USA); Ahmed Helmy (University of Florida, USA)

4:10 PM - 4.30 PM: Coffee Break

4:30 PM - 5:20 PM

Session 17: Positioning and Localization

Chair: Professor Ramiro Liscano

An Envelope Detection based Broadband Ultrasonic Ranging System for Improved Indoor/Outdoor Positioning
Prasant Misra (UNSW, Australia); Sanjay Jha (University of NSW, Australia); Diethelm Ostry (CSIRO, Australia); Navinda Kottege (CSIRO, Australia)
Quantitative Uncertainty-Based Incremental Localization and Anchor Selection in Wireless Sensor Networks
Zhiheng Xie (University of Virginia, USA); Mingyi Hong (University of Virginia, USA); Hengchang Liu (University of Virginia, USA); Jingyuan Li (University of Virginia, USA); Kangyuan Zhu (CSSI, INC, USA); Kamin Whitehouse (University of Virginia, USA); John Stankovic (University of Virginia, USA)

5:20 PM - 5.30 PM: Short Break

5:30 PM - 6:20 PM

Session 18: Rate Adaptation and Control

Chair: Professor Boucif Amar Bensaber

Performance of mac80211 rate control mechanisms
Wei Yin (The University of Queensland, Australia); Peizhao Hu (National ICT Australia, Australia); Jadwiga Indulska (University of Queensland, Australia); Konstanty S Bialkowski (The University of Queensland, Australia)
Seamless Rate Adaptation for Wireless Networking
Hao Cui (University of Science and Technology of China, P.R. China); Chong Luo (Microsoft Research Asia, P.R. China); Kun Tan (Microosft Research Asia, P.R. China); Feng Wu (Microsoft Research Asia, P.R. China); Chang Wen Chen (State University of New York at Buffalo, USA)

6:20 PM - 6:30 PM

Closing Remarks: MSWiM 2011 General and TPC Co-Chairs


Friday, November 4th, 2011

8:00 AM

Registration Open

All Day

Concurrent Symposia/Workshops II
(check individual Symposia/Workshops Schedules)

Q2SWiNet 2011

7-th ACM Intenational Symposium on Quality of Service and Security for Wireless and Mobile Networks

MobiWac 2011

9-th ACM International Symposium on Mobility Management and Wireless Access


8-th ACM International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Wireless Ad Hoc, Sensor and Ubiquitous Networks