Preliminary Technical Program


D-SPAN 2011 Workshop on Data security and privacy in wireless networks
HotMesh 2011 Workshop on Hot Topics in Mesh Networking
IREHSS 2011 Workshop on Interdisciplinary Research on E-health Services and Systems
SustaInet 2011 Workshop on Sustainable Internet and Internet for Sustainability


8:30am-9:00am Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:00am-10:15am Keynote Talk I

Title: Information-Centric Networking: Overview, Current State and Key Challenges
Speaker: Prof. George Pavlou, University College London, UK

10:15am-10:45am Coffee Break
10:45am-12:30pm Session I: Analysis and Optimisation of Wireless Networks I

Session Chair: Luciano Bononi, University of Bologna, Italy

Lower and Upper Bounds for Multicasting under Distance Dependent Forwarding Cost Functions
Hannes Frey (University of Paderborn, Germany)

New Findings on the Complexity of Cluster Head Selection Algorithms
Dang Quan Nguyen (Communications Research Centre, Canada), Pascale Minet (INRIA, France), and Thomas Kunz (Carleton University, Canada)

New Insights from the Analysis of Free Flow Vehicular Traffic in Highways
Marco Gramaglia (IMDEA Networks, Spain), Pablo Serrano, José Alberto Hernández, Maria Calderon, and Carlos J. Bernardos (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain)

Adapting Wardrop Equilibrium to Facilitate Optimal Routing in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks
Guoxian Yang and Stefan Weber (Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland)

10:45am-12:30pm Industry Track I

Dynamic Adaptive HTTP Streaming of Live Content
Thorsten Lohmar, Markus Kampmann (Ericsson GmbH, Germany), Torbjörn Einarsson, Per Fröjdh (Ericsson AB, Sweden), Frédéric Gabin (Ericsson France, France)

Experimental assessment of the coexistence of Wi-Fi, ZigBee, and Bluetooth devices
Rosario Garroppo, Loris Gazzarrini, Stefano Giordano, and Luca Tavanti (University of Pisa, Italy)

Evaluation of Component-Aware Dynamic Voltage Scaling for Mobile Devices and Wireless Sensor Networks
Leander Hörmann, Philipp Glatz, Christian Steger, and Reinhold Weiss (Graz University of Technology, Austria)

Wireless Networking for Automated Live Video Broadcasting: System Architecture and Research Challenges
Domenico Giustiniano, Vladimir Vukadinovic, and Stefan Mangold (Disney Research, Switzerland)

12:30pm-2:00pm Lunch Break
2:00pm-3:45pm Session II: Cooperative Wireless Networks

Session Chair: Andreas Kassler, Karlstad University, Sweden

Backhaul Network Pre-Clustering in Cooperative Cellular Mobile Access Networks
Thorsten Biermann, Luca Scalia, Changsoon Choi (DOCOMO Euro-Labs, Germany), Holger Karl (University of Paderborn, Germany), and Wolfgang Kellerer (DOCOMO Euro-Labs, Germany)

On Transitional Probabilistic Routing in Cognitive Radio Mesh Networks
Soroor Soltani and Matt Mutka (Michigan State University, USA)

Rate-Adaptive Probabilistic Spectrum Management for Cognitive Radio Networks
Ahmed Khattab, Dmitri Perkins, and Magdy Bayoumi (University of Louisiana at Lafayette, USA)

Cooperation and Communication in Cognitive Radio Networks based on TV Spectrum Experiments
Kaushik Chowdhury (Northeastern University, USA), Marco Di Felice (University of Bologna, Italy), Rahman Doost-Mohammady, Waleed Meleis (Northeastern University, USA), and Luciano Bononi (University of Bologna, Italy)

2:00pm-3:45pm Industry Track II

A SOA based Context-Aware Order Picking System for Warehouses using Laser Range Finder and Wearable Computer
Safdar Ali, Anna Lewandowski, and Joerg Rett (SAP Research Center Darmstadt, Germany)

Eco-efficient feedback technologies: Which eco-feedback types prefer drivers most?
Johannes Tulusan (St. Gallen University, Switzerland), Marc Brogle (SAP Research, Switzerland), Thorsten Staake (ETH Zurich, Switzerland), Johannes Paefgen (University of St. Gallen, Switzerland)

Enhanced Surveillance Platform with Low-Power Wireless Audio Sensor Networks
Guotao Zhao, Huadong Ma, Yan Sun, Hong Luo, and Xufei Mao (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, P.R. China)

3:45pm-4:15pm Coffee Break
4:15pm-6:15 pm Demo and Work-in-Progress Session

Work-in-Progress papers

Efficient routing in large sensor grids supporting mobile drains
Carlos Lino (Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain), Carlos T. Calafate, Arnoldo Diaz (Instituto Tecnológico de Mexicali, Mexico), Pietro Manzoni, and Juan-Carlos Cano (Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain)

Acoustic Scheme to Count Bird Songs with Wireless Sensor Networks
Erick Stattner (University of the French West Indies and Guiana, Martinique), Philippe Hunel (University of Antilles Guyane, France), Nicolas Vidot (Université des Antilles et de la Guyane, France), and Martine Collard (University of the French West Indies and Guiana, Guadeloupe)

Cooperative vs. Non-Cooperative: Self-Coexistence among Selfish Cognitive Devices
Vanessa Gardellin (Italian National Research Council, Italy), Sajal K. Das (University of Texas at Arlington, USA), and Luciano Lenzini (University of Pisa, Italy)

Diversity Decay in Opportunistic Content Sharing Systems
Liam JJ McNamara, Salvatore Scellato, and Cecilia Mascolo (University of Cambridge, UK)

Priority Scheduling for Participatory Delay Tolerant Networks
Afra Mashhadi and Licia Capra (University College London, UK)

Stream Aggregation in Heterogeneous Range and Rate Mobile Robot Networks
Yuanteng Pei and Matt Mutka (Michigan State University, USA)

STAR: Storage Aware Routing Protocol for Generalized Delay Tolerant Networks
Shweta Jain (York College CUNY, USA), Snehapreethi Gopinath, and Dipankar Raychaudhuri (Rutgers University, USA)

TP-UrbanX - A New Transport Protocol for Cognitive Multi-Radio Mesh Networks
Wooseong Kim (UCLA, USA), Andreas J. Kassler (Karlstad University, Sweden), Marco Di Felice (University of Bologna, Italy), and Mario Gerla (University of California at Los Angeles, USA)

Recycled ID Assignment for Relocation of Hopping Sensors
Moonseong Kim (Korean Intellectual Property Office, Korea) and Matt Mutka (Michigan State University, USA)

A Framework for Chase Strategies in Recent Energy or Time Efficient Route Discovery Protocols
Ida M Pu (Goldsmiths, University of London, UK) and Yuji Shen (University of Aberdeen, UK)


Passive Keyless Entry System for Long Term Operation
Hisashi Oguma, Naoki Nobata, Kazunari Nawa (Toyota-ITC, Japan), Tsutomu Mizota (NTT, Japan), and Mitsuru Shinagawa (Hosei University, Japan)

Protected Delivery of Multimedia Contents over Multicast IP Networks: an Open-Source Approach
Lorenz Klopfenstein, Saverio Delpriori, Matteo Valentini, Andrea Seraghiti, and Alessandro Bogliolo (University of Urbino, Italy)

Rehabilitation Supervision Using Wireless Sensor Networks
Abdelkrim Hadjidj, Abdelmadjid Bouabdallah, and Yacine Challal (Université de Technologie de Compiègne, France)

Web Services Transactions in 6LoWPAN Networks
Esteban Gutierrez Mlot, Stefano Bocchino, Andrea Azzarà, Matteo Petracca, and Paolo Pagano (Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Italy)

TUNEGreen: A Distributed Energy Consumption Monitor for Wireless Networks
Karina Gomez, Roberto Riggio, Daniele Miorandi, Imrich Chlamtac (CREATE-NET, Italy), and Fabrizio Granelli (University of Trento, Italy)

A Framework for Multimodal Sensing in Heterogeneous and Multimedia Wireless Sensor Networks
Mario Di Francesco, Na Li, Long Cheng, Mayank Raj, and Sajal K. Das (University of Texas at Arlington, USA)

Implementation of CAMEO: a Context-Aware Middleware for Opportunistic Mobile Social Networks
Valerio Arnaboldi, Marco Conti, and Franca Delmastro (CNR-IIT, Italy)

Safebook: A Distributed Privacy Preserving Online Social Network
Leucio Cutillo, Refik Molva, and Melek Önen (EURECOM, France)

Intelligent Transportation Systems: When is Safety Information Relevant?
Piotr Szczurek, Bo Xu, Ouri Wolfson, and Jie Lin (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA)

6:15pm-8:00pm Welcome Cocktail and Early Tuscan Dinner


9:00am-10:15am Panel

Title: Waves, rules, opportunities: tackling new architectures and services within current wireless regulation
Chair and Organiser: Giorgio Ventre, University of Naples "Federico II", Italy
Sonia Fahmy, Purdue University, USA
Albert Banchs
, University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain
Klara Nahrstedt
, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Dragan Boscovic
, Motorola, USA

10:15am-10:45am Coffee Break
10:45am-12:30pm Session III: Protection and Privacy in Mobile Networks

Session Chair: Thorsten Strufe, University of Mannheim, Germany

Defeating NIDS evasion in Mobile IPv6 networks
Michele Colajanni, Luca Dal Zotto, Mirco Marchetti, and Michele Messori (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy)

Events Privacy in WSNs: a New Model and its Application
Stefano Ortolani (Vrije Universiteit, The Netherlands), Mauro Conti (Università di Roma La Sapienza, Italy), Bruno Crispo (University of Trento, Italy), and Roberto Di Pietro (Università di Roma Tre, Italy)

Modeling and Predicting the Dynamics of Mobile Virus Spread Affected by Human Behavior
Chao Gao and Liu Jiming (Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong)

Exploiting Temporal Complex Network Metrics in Mobile Malware Containment
John Tang, Cecilia Mascolo (University of Cambridge, UK), Mirco Musolesi (University of St. Andrews, UK), and Vito Latora (University of Catania and INFN, Italy)

10:45am-12:30pm Session IV: IEEE 802.11 Networks

Session Chair: Raffaele Bruno, IIT-CNR, Italy

Energy-efficient fair channel access for IEEE 802.11 WLANs
Andres Garcia-Saavedra, Pablo Serrano, Albert Banchs (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain), and Matthias Hollick (Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany)

SmartRate: A new dynamic rate adaptation algorithm for 802.11 wireless networks
Malik Ahmad Yar Khan and Darryl Veitch (University of Melbourne, Australia)

Multipath Mitigation for Indoor Localization Based on IEEE 802.11 Time-of-Flight Measurements
Stefan Koenig, Mark Schmidt, and Christian Hoene (Universität Tübingen, Germany)

Exploiting Multiple Channels for Rate Separation in IEEE 802.11 Multi-Radio Wireless Mesh Networks
Sok-Hyong Kim, and Young-Joo Suh (Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea)

12:30pm-2:00pm Lunch Break
2:00pm-3:45pm Session V: Opportunistic Networking

Session Chair: Klara Nahrstedt, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Predicting Missing Contacts in Mobile Social Networks
Kazem Jahanbakhsh, Ali Shoja, and Valerie King (University of Victoria, Canada)

Hop-by-Hop Reliable, Parallel Message Propagation for Intermittently-Connected Mesh Networks
Hideya Ochiai, Masaya Nakayama, and Hiroshi Esaki (The University of Tokyo, Japan)

Power Saving Tradeoffs in Delay/Disruptive Tolerant Networks
Oscar Trullols-Cruces, Julian Morillo, Jose M. Barcelo-Ordinas, and Jorge Garcia-Vidal (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain)

Relieving the Wireless Infrastructure: When Opportunistic Networks Meet Guaranteed Delays
John Whitbeck (University Pierre et Marie Curie, France), Yoann Lopez (Thales Communications, France), Jeremie Leguay, Vania Conan (Thales Communications, France), and Marcelo Dias de Amorim (University Pierre et Marie Curie, France)

3:45pm-4:15pm Coffee Break
4:15pm-5:45pm Short papers I: Wireless Higher Layer Issues

Session Chair: Franck Legendre, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

PIM-WSN: Efficient Multicast for IPv6 Wireless Sensor Networks
Alan Marchiori and Qi Han (Colorado School of Mines, USA)

Estimating Human Movement Activities for Opportunistic Networking: A Study of Movement Features
Karin Anna Hummel and Andrea Hess (University of Vienna, Austria)

Intelligent Transportation Systems: When is Safety Information Relevant?
Piotr Szczurek, Bo Xu, Ouri Wolfson, and Jie Lin (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA)

3R: Fine-grained Encounter-based Routing in Delay Tolerant Networks
Long Vu, Quang Do, and Klara Nahrstedt (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)

4:15pm-5:45pm Short papers II: PHY and MAC Layer Issues

Session Chair: Rosario Garroppo, University of Pisa, Italy

Bandwidth assignment for reliable fixed broadband wireless networks
Grit Classen (RWTH Aachen University, Germany), David Coudert (INRIA, I3S, CNRS, Université de Nice Sophia, France), Arie M. C. A. Koster (RWTH Aachen University, Germany), and Napoleao Nepomuceno (Syddansk Universitet, Denmark)

Enhancement of IEEE 802.15.4 MAC layer to Combat Correlated Channel Errors
Jasvinder Singh and Dirk Pesch (Nimbus Centre for Embedded System Research, Ireland)

TREEFP: A TDMA-based Reliable and Energy Efficient Flooding Protocol for WSNs
Chilukuri Shanti and Anirudha Sahoo (IIT Bombay, India)

Wireless Memory: Eliminating Communication Redundancy in Wi-Fi Networks
Zhenyun Zhuang (Oracle Corporation, USA) and Raghupathy Sivakumar (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)

5:45pm-7:00pm PhD Forum

New Key Management Schemes for Resource Restricted Wireless Sensor Networks
Walid Bechkit (Compiegne University of Technology (UTC), France)

Novel Overlay Data Transmission Technique in Cognitive Radio Networks
Ahmed Masri (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)

Resources Allocation and Power Saving for 3GPP LTE Uplink
Fatma Ghandour (SUPCOM, Tunisia)

The Next Dimension of Video Experience: Sensory Effects
Markus Waltl (Klagenfurt University, Austria)

Opportunistic Scheduling and Rate Adaptation for Scalable Broadcast Video Streaming
Daniele Munaretto (University of Padova, Italy)

A Hierarchical Discovery Scheme for WSNs with Mobile Elements
Koteswararao Kondepu (IMT - Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca, Italy)

Experimental Evaluations of Security Impact on IEEE 802.15.4 Networks
Roberta Daidone (University of Pisa, Italy)

Dynamic resources allocation in wireless mesh networks
Carlo Vallati (University of Pisa, Italy)

LTE and LTE-Advanced evaluation through innovative simulation tool
Matteo Andreozzi (University of Pisa, Italy)

From Intra-Cell Resource Allocation to Inter-Cell Multi-Operator Spectrum Sharing
Luca Anchora (IMT of Lucca, Italy)

Optimized IPv6 Internet access from vehicles in multi-hop and heterogeneous environments
Marco Gramaglia (IMDEA Networks, Spain)

SVC Tunneling for Media-Aware Content Delivery: Impact on Video Quality
Michael Grafl (Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt, Austria)

Greening IEEE 802.11 channel access
Andres Garcia-Saavedra (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain)

Enabling Distributed Building Control With Wireless Sensor Networks
Alan Marchiori (Colorado Shool of Mines, USA)

A Trust Management Model for Body Sensor Networks
Vinh T. Bui (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands)

Human Mobility Model Based on Time-Varying Bipartite Graph
Matteo Zignani (University of Milano, Italy)

Rate-control for RTP-based Multimedia Applications
Varun Ranjit Singh (Aalto University, Finland)

Designing a Medium Access Control Protocol for Body Area Networks
Yuri Tselishchev (University of Sydney, Australia)

Communication Protocols and Simulation Tool Development for Multimedia Traffic Optimization in LTE Networks
Marco Mezzavilla (University of Padova, Italy)

8:15pm-onwards Conference Banquet
8:15pm-onwards Student Dinner


AOC 2011       Workshop on Autonomic and Opportunistic Communications


9:00am-10:45am Session VI: Analysis and Optimisation of Wireless Networks II

Session Chair: Stavrous Toumpis, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece

Layered Backpressure Scheduling for Delay Reduction in Ad Hoc Networks
Leandros Maglaras and Dimitrios Katsaros (University of Thessaly, Greece)

A Localized Planarization Algorithm for Realistic Wireless Networks
Emi Mathews and Hannes Frey (University of Paderborn, Germany)

Reducing Transmission Losses in Body Area Networks using Variable TDMA Scheduling
Yuri Tselishchev, Lavy Libman (University of Sydney, Australia), and Athanassios Boulis (National ICT Australia, Australia)

Power save analysis of cellular networks with continuous connectivity
Vincenzo Mancuso (Institute IMDEA Networks, Spain) and Sara Alouf (INRIA Sophia Antipolis, France)

10:45am-11:15am Coffee Break
11:15am-12:30pm Keynote Talk II

Title: A Tale of Two Networks (2025)
Speaker: Prof. Henning Schulzrinne, Columbia University, USA

12:30pm-2:00 pm Lunch Break
2:00pm-3:45pm Session VII: Wireless Sensor Networks and Internet of Things

Session Chair: Hannes Frey, University of Paderborn, Germany

Dissemination in Multi-hop Cluster-based Wireless Sensor Networks with Mobile Sinks
Long Cheng (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, P.R. China), Sajal K. Das, Mario Di Francesco (University of Texas at Arlington, USA), Canfeng Chen (Nokia Research Center, P.R. China), Jian Ma (Wuxi Sensingnet Industralization Research Institute, P.R. China), and Dong-liang Xie (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, P.R. China)

Class Coverage for Collaborative Classification in Wireless Audio Sensor Networks
Dong Zhao, Huadong Ma, and Liang Liu (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, P.R. China)

A Verified Dependable Wireless Safety Critical Hard Real-Time Design
Hernán Baró Graf, Holger Hermanns, Juhi Kulshrestha, Jens Peter (Saarland University, Germany), Anjo Vahldiek (MPI-SWS, Germany), and Aravind Vasudevan (Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Germany)

Object Group Localization in the Internet of Things
Laura Galluccio, Giacomo Morabito, and Sergio Palazzo (University of Catania, Italy)

3:45pm-4:15pm Coffee Break
4:15pm-6:00pm Session VIII: Wireless Multimedia Networks

Session Chair: Vincenzo Mancuso, IMDEA Networks, Spain

A Content-Aware Rateless Error Protection Scheme for Live Video Streaming Systems
Michael Schier (University of Innsbruck, Austria) and Michael Welzl (University of Oslo, Norway)

Massive Live Video Distribution using Hybrid Cellular and Ad Hoc Networks
Ngoc Do (UC Irvine, USA), Cheng-Hsin Hsu, Jatinder Pal Singh (Deutsche Telekom Inc. R&D Laboratories USA, USA), and Nalini Venkatasubramanian (University of California, Irvine, USA)

Distributed Audio Synchronization Scheme Using Audio Endpoint in WASNs
Guotao Zhao, Huadong Ma, Yan Sun, and Hong Luo (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, P.R. China)

Playback Interruption Probability Analysis for Roadside-to-Vehicle Media Streaming
Hancheng Lu (University of Science and Technology of China, P.R. China) and Chang Wen Chen (State University of New York at Buffalo, USA)

6:00pm-6:15pm Closing Remarks