WONS 2009 Program

KeyNote Speech
White space networking & the commoditization of pervasive Internet access
Victor Bahl, Microsoft Research, USA

Day Time Session Name Paper Title Authors
16:00 - 17:00 Registration
17:00 - 17:15 Welcome Address by the Chairs
17:15 - 19:30 Session 1: Routing in MANETs

Chair: Sonja Buchegger
A Simulation based Performance Comparison Study of Stability‐based Routing, Power‐aware Routing and Load‐balancing On‐Demand Routing Protocols for Mobile Ad hoc Networks Natarajan Meghanathan, Leslie Milton
TO‐GO: TOpology‐assist Geo‐Opportunistic Routing in Urban Vehicular Grids Kevin Lee, Uichin Lee, Mario Gerla
Cluster‐based Inter‐domain Routing (CIDR) Protocol for MANETs Kelvin Biao Zhou, Zhen Cao, Mario Gerla
Optimal Routing and Scheduling for Deterministic Delay Tolerant Networks David Hay, Paolo Giaccone
20:00 Welcome Reception
08:30 ‐ 09:30 Keynote Speech Victor Bahl ‐ Microsoft Research
"White space networking & the commoditization of pervasive Internet access"
09:30 ‐ 10:00 Coffee Break
10:00 ‐ 12:00 PANEL: Wireless Green Networks Organized by Michela Meo
  • Timothy Brown, University of Colorado at Boulder, US
  • Flavio Cucchietti, Telecom Italia Lab, Tilab, Italy
  • Renato Lo Cigno, University of Trento, Italy
  • 12:00 ‐ 16:30 Lunch Break
    16:30 ‐ 17:30 Coffee Break and first poster session Node Presence Detection with Reduced Overhead Thi Minh Chau Tran, Björn Scheuermann, Martin Mauve
    On‐demand service composition based on natural language requests Florin‐Claudiu Pop, Marcel Cremene, Michel Riveill, Mircea Vaida
    Pricing for Heterogeneous Services in OFDMA 802.16 Systems Hakyung Jung, Bruno Tuffin
    Study of Randomly Replicated Random Walks For Information Dissemination Over Various Network Topologies Dimitris Kogias, Konstantinos Oikonomou, Ioannis Stavrakakis
    Using Graphical Process Modeling for Realizing SOA Programming Paradigms in Sensor Networks Nils Glombitza, Martin Lipphardt, Christian Werner, Stefan Fischer
    17:30 ‐ 18:15 Session 2: Physical Layer

    Chair: Renato Lo Cigno
    Decentralized Link Adaptation for Multi‐link MIMO Interference System Mirza Tayyab Mehmood, Abdelwaheb Marzouki, Djamal Zeghlache
    Performance of Multicarrier CDMA Systems with Improved Pilot‐Aided Channel Estimation Deolinda Cardoso, Fabian Backx, Raimundo Sampaio‐Neto
    18:15 ‐ 19:30 Session 3: Efficient Communication

    Chair: Frank Oldewurtel
    Non‐interactive Localization of Cognitive Radios Based on Dynamic Signal Strength Mapping Song Liu, Yingying Chen, Wade Trappe, Larry Greenstein
    An Energy‐Savvy, Application‐Aware MAC Renato Lo Cigno, Matteo Nardelli, Michael Welzl
    Improving Preamble Sampling Performance in Wireless Sensor Networks with State Information Erwing Sanchez, Claude Chaudet, Maurizio Rebaudengo
    20:00 Dinner
    08:00 ‐ 09:30 Session 4: Wireless Sensor Networks

    Chair: Athen Ma
    Advantages of Virtual Addressing for Efficient and Failure Tolerant Routing in Sensor Networks Abdalkarim Awad, Lei Shi, Reinhard German, Falko Dressler
    TinyTorrents ‐Integrating Peer‐to‐Peer and Wireless Sensor Networks Ciaran Mc Goldrick, Michael Clear, Ricardo Simon Carbajo, Karsten Fritsche, Meriel Huggard
    A Distributed Solution to Estimation Problems in Wireless Sensor Networks Leveraging Broadcast Communication Francesco Zorzi, Federico Librino, Simone Del Favero, Michele Zorzi, Albert Harris III
    Impact of Correlation in Node Locations on the Performance of Distributed Compression Frank Oldewurtel, Janne Riihijärvi, Petri Mähönen
    09:30 ‐ 10:00 Coffee Break
    10:00 ‐ 12:00 Special Session: Social Networks Organized by Jon Crowcroft and Ioannis Stavrakakis

    Chair: Ioannis Stavrakakis
    Privacy Preserving Social Networking Through Decentralization Thorsten Strufe, Refik Molva, Leucio Antonio Cutillo
    Findings from an Empirical Study of Fine‐grained Human Social Contacts Yi Wang, Bhaskar Krishnamachari, Thomas Valente
    A Case for P2P Infrastructure for Social Networks ‐Opportunities & Challenges Sonja Buchegger, Anwitaman Datta
    Using Co‐presence Communities to Enhance Social Recommendation Laurissa Tokarchuk, Athen Ma, Karen Shoop
    Joint Interest‐and Locality‐Aware Content Dissemination in Social Networks Eva Jaho, Ioannis Stavrakakis
    12:00 ‐ 16:30 Lunch Break
    16:30 ‐ 17:30 Coffee Break and second poster session A Performance Analysis Emulation Framework for Wireless On‐Demand Applications and Services Raymond Nunez, Cedric Angelo Festin, Roel Ocampo
    gMAP: Efficient Construction of Global Maps for Mobility‐Assisted Wireless Sensor Networks Abdelmajid Khelil, Faisal Karim Shaikh, Azad Ali Wasan, Neeraj Suri
    Generative Dynamic Deployment of Multiple Components in Wireless Sensor Networks Shunichiro Suenaga, Nobukazu Yoshioka, Shinichi Honiden
    Evaluation of Path Dependent Scheduling in Ad Hoc Networks: a Suitable Fairness Mechanism? Tor Moseng, Oivind Kure
    An Application Layer Architecture for Seamless Roaming Adrian Popescu, Dragos Ilie, David Erman, Markus Fiedler, Alexandru Popescu, Karel De Vogeleer
    17:30 ‐ 18:15 Session 5: Routing in Mesh Networks

    Chair: Meriel Huggard
    Correlating wireless link cost metrics to capacity Marianna Carrera, Henrik Lundgren, Theodoros Salonidis, Christophe Diot
    Loop Avoidance for Fish‐Eye OLSR in Sparse Wireless Mesh Networks Yasir Faheem, Jean‐Louis Rougier
    18:15 ‐ 19:30 Session 6: MAC protocols

    Chair: Falko Dressler
    Could Cooperative MAC Protocols Improve Performance in Multi‐Hop Wireless Ad Hoc Networks? Lakshmi Narasimhan Kannan, Kumaran Vijayasankar, Divya ChanneGowda, Niraj Agarwal, Marco Tacca, Andrea Fumagalli
    Packet Suppression Protocol for a Regional Protection System using a Wireless Ad‐Hoc Network Yasushi Fuwa, Hiroyuki Oda, Tomohiro Takeda, Kaori Fuwa, Masashi Miyagi, Masaaki Niimura, Hisayoshi Kunimune, Eiki Motoyama
    LDoS Attack in Ad‐hoc Network Yanxiang He, Yi Han, Qiang Cao, Tao Liu, Libing Wu