WoWMoM program

Technical program (.pdf)

WoWMoM 2006 Main Features:

  • 15 Technical Session (15 extended contributions and 32 regular contributions)
  • 2 Keynote Speeches
  • 1 Panel
  • 1 Poster Session
  • 4 Workshops
  • Monday, June 26, 2006

    Tuesday, June 27, 2006

    Session 1 (8:30am - 10am): Sensor Networks I (Room: Cascade II)
    Chair: Giuseppe Anastasi, University of Pisa (g.anastasi [at]

    • Some Insights from Bounds on UWB Sensor Localization
      Swaroop Venkatesh (Virginia Tech), Michael Buehrer (Virginia Tech)
    • An Energy-Efficient Data Dissemination protocol in wireless sensor networks
      Zehua Zhou (Univ. of Buffalo), Xin Wang (Stony Brook University), Xiaojing Xiang (Univ. of Buffalo), JP Pan (Univ. of Victoria)
    • Entrapping Adversaries for Source Protection in Sensor Networks
      Yi Ouyang (Dartmouth College), Zhengyi Le (Dartmouth College), Guanling Chen (Univ. of Massachusetts, Lowell), James Ford (Dartmouth College), Fillia Makedon (Darmouth College)

    Keynote 1: (10:30-11:30 am) (Room: Cascade II)
    Dr. Kumar Ramaswamy, VP, Corporate Research, Thomson Inc. (Abstract) (Slides)

    Session 2A (1pm - 2:15pm): Next-Generation Wireless LANs (Room: Red Jacket)
    Chair: Jyh-Cheng Chen, National Tsing Hua University (jcchen [at]

    • A Scalable MAC Protocol for Next-Generation Wireless LANs
      Zakhia Abichar (Iowa State University), J. Morris Chang (Iowa State University), Daji Qiao (Iowa State University)
    • AISLE: Autonomic Interface SeLEction for Wireless Users
      Claudio Casetti (Politecnico di Torino) , Carla-Fabiana Chiasserini (Politecnico di Torino), Roberta Fracchia (Politecnico di Torino), Michela Meo (Politecnico di Torino)
    • MCMSDA: A Multi-Channel Multi-Sector Directional Antenna Wireless LAN
      Yong Huang (Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst) , Weibo Gong (Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst), Dev Gupta (Newlans)

    Session 2B (1pm - 2:15pm): Wireless Multicast (Room: Porter)
    Chair: Rajendra V Boppana, UT San Antonio (boppana [at]

    • Cross-Layer Resource-Consumption Optimization for Mobile Multicast in Wireless Networks
      Xi Zhang (Texas A&M University), Qinghe Du (Texas A&M University)
    • Evaluating Different One to Many Packet Delivery Schemes for UMTS
      Christos Bouras (Univ. of Patras) , Antonios Alexiou (Univ. of Patras), Dimitrios Antonelllis (Univ. of Patras)
    • An Efficient Geographic Multicast Protocol for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
      Xiaojing Xiang (Univ. Of Buffalo), Xin Wang (Stony Brook University), Zehua Zhou (Univ. of Buffalo, US)

    Session 3 (2:45pm - 4:15pm): Data Routing and Encoding Strategies (Room: Cascade II)
    Chair: Silvia Giordano, SUPSI (silvia.giordano [at]

    • Mobile Element Based Differentiated Message Delivery in Wireless Sensor Networks
      Yaoyao Gu (Ohio State University), Doruk Bozdag (Ohio State University), Eylem Ekici (Ohio State University)
    • Inter-Regional Messenger Scheduling in Delay Tolerant Mobile Networks
      Khaled Harras (Univ. of California, Santa Barbara), Kevin Almeroth (Univ. of California, Santa Barbara)
    • Network Coding for Wireless Mesh Networks: A Case Study
      Anwar Al Hamra (Univ. of Oslo), Chadi Barakat (INRIA, Sophia Antipolis), Thierry Turletti (INRIA, Sophia Antipolis)

    Session 4A (4:45pm - 6pm): Energy-Efficient Networking (Room: Red Jacket)
    Chair: Kevin Almeroth, UC Santa Barbara (almeroth [at]

    • Energy Conservation in Sensor Networks through Selective Activation of Nodes using Thresholding,
      P. Sharma, A. Khan, A. Narasimhan, R. Sridhar, and Satish K. Tripathi. (SUNY, Buffalo)
    • An Energy-Efficient Forwarding Scheme for Wireless Sensor Networks
      Marcel Busse (Univ. of Mannheim), Thomas Haenselmann (Univ. of Mannheim), Wolfgang Effelsberg (Univ. of Mannheim)
    • A Distributed Minimum Energy Multicast Algorithm in MANETs
      Song Guo (Univ. of British Columbia), Victor Leung (Univ. of British Columbia), Oliver Yang (Univ. of Ottawa)

    Session 4B (4:45pm - 6pm): Multi-Hop and Mesh Networks (Room: Porter)
    Chair: Rajarshi Gupta, Qualcomm Inc. (drrajarshigupta [at]

    • A Flow Control Framework for Improving Throughput and Energy Efficiency in CSMA/CA based Wireless Multihop Networks
      Jaya Shankar Pathmasuntharam (Institute for Infocomm Research) , Amitabha Das (Nanyang Technological University), Prasant Mohapatra (Univ. of California, Davis)
    • Po^2V: Network Layer Position Verification in Multi-Hop Wireless Networks
      Xiaoxin Wu (Purdue University), Cristina Nita-Rotaru (Purdue University)
    • Adapting AODV for IEEE 802.15.4 Mesh Sensor Networks: Theoretical Discussion and Performance Evaluation in a Real Environment
      Carles Gomez (Technical Univ. of Catalonia) , Pere Salvatella (Technical Univ. of Catalonia), Oscar Alonso (Technical Univ. of Catalonia), Josep Paradella (Technical Univ. of Catalonia)

    IBM Student Reception (6:30pm) (Room: Grand Foyer [Registration Area])

    Wednesday, June 28, 2006

    Session 5 (8:30am - 10am): MAC Enhancements (Room: Cascade II)
    Chair: Yonghe Liu, University of Texas, Arlington (yonghe [at]

    • A New MAC Scheme for Very High-Speed WLANs
      Tianji Li (National Univ. Of Ireland), Qiang Ni (Brunel University), David Malone (National Univ. Of Ireland), Douglas Leith (Hamilton Institute), Yang Xiao (Univ. of Memphis) , Thierry Turletti (INRIA, Sophia-Antipolis)
    • Practical Schemes for Smooth MAC Layer Handoff in IEEE 802.11 Wireless Networks
      Yong Liao (Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst) , Lixin Gao (Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst)
    • MAC-layer Scheduling in Cognitive Radio based Multi-hop Wireless Networks
      Mansi Thoppian (Univ. of Texas, Dallas) , Subbarayan Venkatesan (Univ. of Texas, Dallas), Ravi Prakash (Univ. of Texas, Dallas), Ramaswamy Chandrasekaran (Univ. of Texas, Dallas)

    Keynote 2: (10:30-11:30 am) (Room: Cascade II)
    Kevin Fall (Principal Engineer, Intel Research) (Abstract)

    Poster Session (1pm - 2:15pm) (Room: Grand Foyer [Registration Area])

    Session 6A (2:45pm - 4:25pm): Next-Generation Networks (Room: Red Jacket)
    Chair: Dave Lewis, Trinity College, Dublin (dave.lewis [at]

    • Middleware Support for Context-Awareness in 4G Systems
      Thomas Springer (Dresden Univ. of Technology) , Kay Kadner (Dresden Univ. of Technology), Frank Steuer (Technical Univ. of Berlin), Ming Yin (T-Systems International)
    • Efficient End-to-End Mobility Support in IPv6 for Reactive and Proactive Handoffs
      Christian Vogt (Univ. of Karlsruhe)
    • Simulative Analysis of Access Selection Algorithms for Multi-access Networks
      Denio Mariz (Federal Univ. of Pernambuco), Igor Cananéa (Federal Univ. of Pernambuco), Djamel Sadok (Federal Univ. of Pernambuco), Gabor Fodor (Ericsson Research)
    • Minimum Cost Wireless Broadband Overlay Network Planning
      Peng Lin (SUNY, Buffalo), Hung Ngo (SUNY, Buffalo), ChunMing Qiao (SUNY, Buffalo), Xin Wang (SUNY, Stony Brook), Ting Wang (NEC Laboratories), DaYou Qian (NEC Laboratories)

    Session 6B (2:45pm - 4:25pm): Sensor Networks II (Room: Porter)
    Chair: Ramalingam Sridhar, SUNY Buffalo (rsridhar [at]

    • Modelling Node Compromise Spread in Wireless Sensor Networks Using Epidemic Theory
      Pradip De (Univ. of Texas, Arlington), Yonghe Liu (Univ. of Texas, Arlington), Sajal Das (Univ. of Texas, Arlington)
    • Optimal Transmission Range for Cluster-Based Wireless Sensor Networks with Mixed Communication Modes
      Xi Zhang (Texas A&M University), Hang Su (Texas A&M University),
    • On-Demand Reliable Medium Access in Sensor Networks
      Ratnabali Biswas (Univ. of Cincinnati) , Vivek Jain (Univ. of Cincinnati), Chittabrata Ghosh (Univ. of Cincinnati), Dharma Agrawal (Univ. of Cincinnati)
    • Wireless Sensor Networks: To Cluster or Not To Cluster?
      Natalija Vlajic (York University), David Xia (York University)

    Panel Discussion (4:40pm - 6:00 pm) (Room: Porter/Deveaux)

    • Integrated Optical and Wireless Technologies for Broadband Access and Metro Networks
    • Organizer: T. Wang, Department Head, NEC Labs America, Princeton, NJ
    • Moderator: Milorad Cvijetic, Chief Technology Strategist, Optical Network Systems Division, NEC America

    Social Dinner (6:15 pm) (Room: Cascade I)

    Thursday, June 29, 2006

    Session 7 (8:30am - 10am): Multimedia Traffic and Wireless Scheduling (Room: Cascade II)
    Chair: Sunghyun Choi, Seoul National University (schoi [at]

    • Rate Scheduling of Multimedia Streams over Parallel Wireless Data Channels with Heterogeneous Reliability Ki-Dong Lee (Univ. of British Columbia), Victor Leung (Univ. of British Columbia)
    • Opportunistic Scheduling of Delay Sensitive Traffic in OFDMA-based Wireless Networks
      Khaled Elsayed (Cairo University), Ahmed Khattab (Rice University)
    • Selective Channel Feedback Mechanisms for Wireless Multichannel Scheduling
      Young-June Choi (Seoul National University), Saewoong Bahk (Seoul National University)

    Session 8A (10:30am - 11:45am): Testbeds and Experimental Results (Room: Red Jacket)
    Chair: Shambhu Upadhyaya, SUNY at Buffalo (shambhu [at]

    • Management and Diagnosis Architecture for a Large-Scale Public WLAN
      Seongkwan Kim (Seoul National University) , Sekyu Park (MMC Technology), Sunghyun Choi (Seoul National University), Jaehwan Lee (Univ. of Maryland, College Park), Hanwook Jung (Korea Telecom)
    • Squeezing 100+ VoIP calls out of 802.11b WLANs
      Sangki Yun (Korea University) , Hyogon Kim (Korea University), Inhye Kang (Univ. of Seoul)
    • Gauging VoIP call quality from 802.11b WLAN resource usage
      Miroslaw Narbutt (Dublin Institute of Technology), Mark Davis (Dublin Institute of Technology)

    Session 8B (10:30am - 11:45am): Higher-Layer Protocols (Room: Porter)
    Chair: Anwar Al Hamra, University of Oslo (anwarah [at]

    • An Image-based Rendering Approach for Wireless Devices
      Azzedine Boukerche (Univ. of Ottawa), Jing Feng (Univ. of Ottawa), Regina Araujo (Univ. of Ottawa)
    • k-NN Multimedia Retrieval in Peer-to-Peer Networks
      Bo Yang (Penn. State University) , Ali Hurson (Penn. State University)
    • TCP over Rate-Adaptive WLAN - An Analytical Model and its Simulative Verification
      Carsten Burmeister (Hamburg Univ. of Technology)

    Session 9 (1pm - 2:30pm): QoS and Performance of Next Generation Cellular Networks (Room: Cascade II)
    Chair: John Lin, Bell Labs (lin [at]

    • Performance Evaluation of PTM combined File Repair Procedure over MBMS
      Thorsten Lohmar (Ericsson)
    • Performance Analysis and Enhancement of the Next Generation Cellular Networks
      Xiang Yu (Frostburgh State), Chunming Qiao (SUNY Buffalo), Xin Wang (SUNY Stony Brook), Dahai Xu (Princeton)
    • Cross-Layer Modeling for Quality of Service Guarantees Over Mobile Wireless Networks
      Xi Zhang (Texas A&M University), Jia Tang (Texas A&M University)

    Session 10A (3pm - 4:15pm): Link Models and Optimization (Room: Red Jacket)
    Chair: David Soldani, Nokia (David.Soldani [at]

    • A new wireless channel fade duration model for exploiting multi-user diversity gain and its applications
      Chengzhi Li (Univ. of Texas, Arlington), Hao Che (Univ. of Texas, Arlington)
    • Fast Downloading of large Files over fading wireless channels
      Enzo Baccarelli (Univ. of Rome, 'La Sapienza'), Mauro Biagi (Univ. of Rome, 'La Sapienza'), Nicola Cordeschi (Univ. of Rome, 'La Sapienza'), Cristian Pelizzoni (Univ. of Rome, 'La Sapienza')
    • Selective Cooperation Based on Link Distance Estimations in Wireless Ad-Hoc Networks
      Tong Lee Lim (Institute for Infocomm Research), Vineet Srivastava (Institute for Infocomm Research), Mehul Motani (National Univ. of Singapore)

    Session 10B (3pm - 4:15pm): 802.11 Enhancements (Room: Porter)
    Chair: Murat Demirbas, SUNY at Buffalo (demirbas [at]

    • LIHP: A Low Latency Layer-3 Handoff Scheme for 802.11 Wireless Networks
      John Lin (Bell Labs, Lucent), Sampath Rangarajan (Bell Labs, Lucent)
    • A Station-Based Adaptation Algorithm to Improve the Robustness of IEEE 802.11
      Jean Cao (Univ. of Calgary), Yujing Wu (Univ. of Calgary), Carey Williamson (Univ. of Calgary)
    • Resource Control for the EDCA Mechanism in Multi-Rate IEEE 802.11e Networks
      Vasilios Siris (Institute for Computer Science, FORTH), Costas Courcoubetis (Athens Univ. of Economics and Business)

    Poster Session (1:00-2:15pm)-Wednesday, June 28th. (Room: Grand Foyer [Registration Area])

    • Enabling Engineering Document in Mobile Computing Environment
      Xiaoyong Su, Chi-Cheng Chu, B.S. Prabhu, Rajit Gadh (Univ. of California, Los Angeles)
    • Receiver Sensitivity Control in Multihop CSMA Networks for Real-time Applications
      Bo Yan (NIST), Hamid Gharavi (NIST)
    • Can I add a secure VoIP call?
      Arlen Nascimento (Federal Univ. of Amazonas); Alexandre Passito (Federal Univ. of Amazon); Edjair Mota (Federal Univ. of Amazonas); Edson Nascimento (Federal Univ. of Amazonas); Leandro Carvalho (Federal Univ. of Amazonas)
    • HRPD-A Downlink Voice/IP and Data Throughput and Delay Analysis
      Tony Dean (Motorola), Dennis Schaeffer (Motorola), Weimin Xiao (Motorola), Fan Wang (Motorola)
    • A Real-time Smoothing Scheme of MPEG-4 Video for CDMA Systems
      Jie Qin (Univ. of Posts and Telecomm), Binzhang Liu (Univ. of Posts and Telecomm) Shin Zhang (Univ. of Posts and Telecomm), Dacheng Yang (Univ. of Posts and Telecomm)
    • An Energy-efficient DSR Routing Protocol Based on Mobility Prediction
      Yuhong Luo (Central South University), Jianxin Wang (Central South University), SongQiao Chen (Central South University)
    • A MAC Layer Protocol for Priority-based Reliable Broadcast in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks
      Murat Demirbas (SUNY, Buffalo), Muzammil Hussain (SUNY, Buffalo)
    • S2RP: a Scalable and Secure Rekeying Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks
      Gianluca Dini (Univ. of Pisa), Ida Savino (Univ. of Pisa)
    • Analysis of Contention Based Multichannel MAC for Point-to-Multipoint Networks
      Rajagopal Iyengar (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), Vicky Sharma (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), Koushik Kar (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), Biplab Sikdar (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
    • Engineering of Replica Voting Protocols for Dependable Real-time Data Delivery over Wireless Networks
      Ali Sabbir (City Univ. of New York), Kaliappa Ravindran (City Univ. of New York), Kevin Kwiat (Air Force Research Laboratory)
    • Preserving Privacy in Wireless Mesh Networks
      Taojun Wu (Vanderbilt University), Yi Cui (Vanderbilt University), Yuan Xue (Vanderbilt University)
    • An Adaptive Rate Control Algorithm for Real-time Streaming of Image-based 3D Rendering over Heterogeneous Wireless Networks
      Azzedine Boukerche (Univ. of Ottawa), Firas Kasem (Univ. of Ottawa)
    Important dates:
    Papers due:
    November 19, 2005
    November 26, 2005
    Papers MUST be registered via EDAS by November 19, 2005
    February 21, 2006
    Camera Ready Due:
    April 14, 2006
    WoWMoM 2006 dates:
    26 June, 2006
    27-29 June, 2006
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