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Technical Program

Broadband Wireless Networking Symposium
Technical Program Chair
Dr. Sherman Shen [Univ. of Waterloo]

October 4, 2005 [Tuesday], 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Session WS1: Multiple Access Control
Session Chair: TBD
A Novel Contention-Based MAC Protocol with Channel Reservation for Wireless LANs
Ming Ma, Yuanyuan Yang [State University of New York at Stony Brook, US]
A macro model of frequently changing mobile networks to perform flow and access control
N.F. Maxemchuk, C. Zhou [Columbia University, US]
Adaptive Binary Splitting: A RFID Tag Collision Arbitration Protocol for Tag Identification
Jihoon Myung, Wonjun Lee [Korea University, KR]
Privacy Enhanced Access Control in Pervasive Computing Environments
Kui Ren, Wenjing Lou [Worcester Polytechnic Institute, US]

October 4, 2005 [Tuesday], 13:30 - 15:00 PM

Session WS2: Resource Management
Session Chair: TBD
Opportunistic Power Allocation for Fading Channels with Non-cooperative Users and Random Access
Jun Sun, Eytan Modiano [Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US]
Scheduling with Base Station Diversity and Fairness Analysis for the Downlink of CDMA Cellular Networks
Mehrdad Dianati, Sherman Shen, Sagar Naik [University of Waterloo, Canada]
A Topology Control Approach to Channel Assignment in Multi-Radio Wireless Mesh Networks
Mahesh Marina [UCLA, US], Samir Das [SUNY at Stony Brook, US]
Adaptive BCPM Downlink Resource Allocation Strategies For Multiuser OFDM In Cellular Systems
Navid Damji, Tho Le-Ngoc [McGill University, Canada]

October 4, 2005 [Tuesday], 15:30 - 17:00 PM

Session WS3: Wireless Networks
Session Chair: TBD
Temporal Topologies in Multi-channel Multihop Wireless Access
Qi Xue, Aura Ganz [University of Massachusetts at Amherst, US]
Energy-Efficient Communication in Battery-Constrained Portable Devices
Athina Markopoulou, Yan Li, Nicholas Bambos, Carri Chan [Stanford University, US]
Wireless Enhancements for Storage Area Networks
David Griffith, Kotikalapudi Sriram [NIST, US], JingSi Gao [Delaware State University, US], Nada Golmie [NIST, US]
Wireless Gigabit Ethernet Extension
Tao Chen [University of Trento, IT], Hagen Woesner, Yabin Ye, Imrich Chlamtac [Create-Net, IT]

October 5, 2005 [Wednesday], 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Session WS4: Routing I
Session Chair: TBD
SERC/LC3R: A New Paradigm for Cluster-based Routing in MANETs
Mohammed S. Al-kahtani, Hussein T. Mouftah [University of Ottawa, Canada]
A Combined Proactive Routing and Multi-Channel MAC Protocol for Wireless Ad Hoc Networks
Michelle X. Gong, Scott F. Midkiff, Shiwen Mao [Virginia Polytechnic Institute and Sate University, US]
GeO-LANMAR Routing Protocol: Asymptotic Analysis in Large and Dense Ad Hoc Networks
Floriano De Rango [University of Calabria, IT], Mario Gerla [University of California at Los Angeles, US], Salvatore Marano [University of Calabria, IT], Kelvin Biao Zhou [University of California at Los Angeles, US]
Battery-Aware Routing for Streaming Data Transmissions in Wireless Sensor Networks
Chi Ma, Yuanyuan Yang [State University of New York at Stony Brook, US]


October 5, 2005 [Wednesday], 13:30 - 15:00 PM

Session WS5: Wireless Sensor and Ad Hoc Networks I
Session Chair: TBD
Opportunistic performance enhancement of reservation MAC in IEEE 802.16 networks through dynamic optimization
Ahmed Doha, Hossam Hassanein [Queen's University, CA]
Learning-TCP: A Novel Learning Automata Based Reliable Transport Protocol for Ad hoc Wireless Networks
Venkataramana Badarla, Manoj Bs, Siva Ram Murthy [Indian Institute of Technology, IN]
Optimization of Network Lifetime with Directional Listening
Kerry Wood, Luiz A. DaSilva [Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, US]
Activity Management through Bernoulli Scheduling in 802.15.4 Sensor Clusters
Jelena Misic, Shairmina Shafi, Vojislav Misic [University of Manitoba, CA]

October 5, 2005 [Wednesday], 13:30 - 15:00 PM

Session WS6: Performance Analysis I
Session Chair: TBD
Performance Analysis of the IEEE 802.11e Block ACK Scheme in a Noisy Channel
Tianji Li, Qiang Ni [National University of Ireland, Maynooth, IE], Thierry Turletti [INRIA, FR], 
Yang Xiao [The University of Memphis, US]
Design and Evaluation of Multichannel Multirate Wireless Networks
Niranjan, Sugam Pandey, Aura Ganz [University of Massachusetts, Amherst, US]
Efficiency and Throughput Analysis of Dly-ACK in WPANs
Stanley Liu, Humphrey Rutagemwa, Sherman Shen, Jon W. Mark, Pin-Han Ho [University of Waterloo, Canada]
Throughput of MC-CDMA Multi-cell Wireless Networks using Interference-Based Sub-Carrier Group Assignment
Tallal Elshabrawy, Tho Le-Ngoc [McGill University, Canada]
October 6, 2005 [Thursday], 08:30 - 10:00 AM
Session WS7: Network Integration
Session Chair: TBD
QoS Provisioning via Admission Control in Cellular/Wireless LAN Interworking
Wei Song, Weihua Zhuang [University of Waterloo, Canada]
The Road Ahead for Cross-Layer Design
Vineet Srivastava [Institute for Infocomm Research, SG], Mehul Motani [National University of Singapore, SG]
Efficient Resource Allocation for SLA Based Wireless/Wireline Interworking
Yu Cheng, Weihua Zhuang [University of Waterloo, Canada], Alberto Leon-Garcia [University of Toronto, CA], Rose Qingyang Hu [Mississippi State University, US]
Multi Layer Rules Based Framework for Vertical Handoff
Abhijit Sur, Douglas Sicker [University of Colorado, US]

October 6, 2005 [Thursday], 08:30 - 10:00 AM

Session WS8: Wireless LANs I
Session Chair: TBD
Measuring Performance Impact of Security Protocols in Wireless Local Area Networks
Avesh K. Agarwal, Wenye Wang [North Carolina State University]
Multi-Rate Throughput Optimization for Wireless Local Area Network Anomaly Problem
Yu-Liang Kuo, Kun-Wei Lai, Frank Yeong-Sung Lin, Yean-Fu Wen [National Taiwan University, TW], Hsiao-Kuang Wu National Central University, TW], Chen Gen-Huey [National Taiwan University, TW]
A Study of an 802.11-like Control Channel-based MAC
Pradeep Kyasanur [UIUC, US], Jitendra Padhye, Victor Bahl [Microsoft Research, US]
System Centric and User Centric Queuing Models for IEEE 802.11 based Wireless LANs
Kamesh Medepalli , Fouad Tobagi [Stanford University, US]

October 6, 2005 [Thursday], 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Session WS9: Routing II
Session Chair: TBD
Geographic Routing in the Presence of Location Errors
Sungoh Kwon, Ness B. Shroff [Purdue University, US]
Joint Routing and Scheduling in Multi-radio Multi-channel Multi-hop Wireless Networks
Jihui Zhuang [Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, CN], Haitao Wu, Qian Zhang [Microsoft Research, Asia, CN], Bo Li [Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, CN]
Sociological Orbit aware Location Approximation and Routing in MANET
Joy Ghosh, Sumesh Philip, Chunming Qiao [State University of New York at Buffalo, US]
Efficient Multi-Class Routing Protocol for Heterogeneous Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
Xiaojiang Du [North Dakota State University, US], Dapeng Oliver Wu [University of Florida, US]

October 6, 2005 [Thursday], 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Session WS10: Wireless LANs II
Session Chair: TBD
A Rate Adaptation Algorithm for IEEE 802.11 WLANs Based on MAC-Layer Loss Differentiation
Qixiang Pang, Victor Leung [The University of British Columbia, Canada], Liew Soung Chang [Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK]
Using Location Information for Scheduling in 802.15.3 MAC
Sethuram Kodeswaran, Anupam Joshi [UMBC, US]
Evaluating Saturation Throughput Performance of the IEEE 802.11 MAC under Fading Channels
Song Ci [University of Michigan - Flint, US], Hamid Sharif [University of Nebraska-Omaha, US]
Inter-Frame Space (IFS)-based Distributed Fair Queuing in IEEE 802.11 WLANs
JengFarn Lee [Academia Sinica, TW], Wanjiun Liao [National Taiwan University, TW], Meng Chang Chen [Academia Sinica, TW]

October 6, 2005 [Thursday], 13:30 - 15:00 PM

Session WS11: Wireless Sensor and Ad Hoc Networks II
Session Chair: TBD
Hazard Avoidance in Wireless Sensor and Actor Networks
Ramanuja Vedantham, Zhenyun Zhuang, Raghupathy Sivakumar [Georgia Institute of Technology, US]
A Lightweight Framework for Source-to-Sink Data Transfer in Wireless Sensor Networks
J. Jobin, Zhenqiang Ye, Honomount Rawat, Srikanth Krishnamurthy [University of California, Riverside, US], Satish K. Tripathi [State University of New York at Buffalo, US]
Approximation algorithms for Location problems in Sensor Networks
Alon Efrat [University of Arizona, US], Sariel Har-Peled [UIUC, US], Joseph Mitchell [Stony Brook University, US]
Energy Saving Mechanisms in Sensor Networks
Lan Wang, Yang Xiao [The University of Memphis, US]

October 6, 2005 [Thursday], 13:30 - 15:00 PM

Session WS12: Performance Analysis II
Session Chair: TBD
Analysis of Multiple Base-Stations Joint Coverage Statistics in Cellular Systems
Hari Krishna Garg [National University of Singapore, SG]
Increasing the Spectral Efficiency in Microcell Hotspots Using M-ary CDMA: Capacity Analysis and Simulation Results
Aminata Amadou Garba, Naveen Mysore, Jan Bajcsy [McGill University, CA]
Analysis of a Prediction-based Adaptive Mobility Tracking Algorithm
Jennifer Yick, Biswanath Mukherjee, and Dipak Ghosal [University of California Davis, US]
On Achieving Near-Capacity Transmission in Uplink Multi-User MIMO Systems: Performance Analysis and Simulation Results
Naveen Mysore, Jan Bajcsy [McGill University, CA]

October 4, 2005 [Tuesday], 10:00 - 10:45 AM

Poster Session (Wireless)
Session Chair: TBD
Performance Analysis and Enhancement for Backbone Based Wireless Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
Laura Huei-Jiun Ju, Izhak Rubin [University of California at Los Angeles, US] 
Wave Dissemination for Wireless Sensor Networks
Jin-Nyun Kim, Ki Jun Han [Kyungpook National University, KR]
Energy Aware Geographical Routing and Topology Control to Improve Network Lifetime in Wireless Sensor Networks
Teck Lee Lim, Mohan Gurusamy [National University of Singapore, SG]
An Intelligent Handoff Management with Interference Control using Genetic Algorithm for Next Generation Wireless Systems
Shilpa Tisgaonkar [Southern polytechnic state university, KR]
A BTH Scatternet Formation and Healing Protocol For Group Collaboration
Dimitris Kalofonos [Nokia, US], Somil Asthana [State University of New York at Buffalo, US]
Scheduling algorithm for providing real-time QoS guarantees in 802.11e WLANs
Claudio Cicconetti, Luciano Lenzini, Enzo Mingozzi, Giovanni Stea [University of Pisa, IT]
Voronoi Tessellation Based Algorithms for Connected Coverage Problem in Dense Wireless Sensor Networks
Jie Jiang [National University of Defense Technology, CN]
On Reducing the Operational Cost of Bandwidth Adaptation Algorithms
Abd-Elhamid Taha, Hossam Hassanein [Queen's University, CA], Hussein Mouftah [University of Ottawa, CA]
Multi-user MIMO SDMA System in Broadband WLAN
Weiwei Shen, Zhaoxi Fang, Zong Xin Wang [Fudan University, CN]