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Technical Program of
Wireless Communications, Networks, and Systems Symposium

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Invited Paper
October 3, 2006 [Tuesday] 10:30 AM - 12:00 Noon
Chair: Prithwish Basu (BBN Technologies)

MAX: A Maximal Transmission Concurrency MAC for Wireless Networks with Regular Structure
Rahul Mangharam & Raj Rajkumar (Carnegie Mellon University)

AMCM: Adaptive Multi-Channel MAC Protocol for IEEE 802.11 Wireless Networks
Paul Tan and Mun Choon Chan (Institute for Infocomm Research, National University of Singapore)

CAM-MAC: A Cooperative Asynchronous Multi-Channel MAC Protocol for Ad Hoc Networks
Tie Luo, Mehul Motani, Vikram Srinivasan (National University of Singapore)

A MAC Layer Protocol for Priority-based Reliable Multicast in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks
Murat Demirbas, Muzammil Hussain (State University of New York, Buffalo)

October 3, 2006 [Tuesday] 1:30 - 3:00 PM
Multi-hop Networks - I
Chair: Pin-Han Ho (University of Waterloo)
How to Specify and How to Prove Correctness of Secure Routing Protocols for MANET
P. Papdimitratos, Z.J. Haas, J-P. Hubaux (Cornell University)

Proportional Service Differentiation for Multichannel Wireless Networks
S. Pandey, Niranjan, A. Ganz (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)

Multipath Selection in Multi-radio Mesh Networks
Irfan Sheriff, Elizabeth Belding-Royer (University of California, Santa Barbara)

Broadcast Storm Mitigation Techniques in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks
O. Tonguz, N. Wisitpongphan, P. Mugalide, J. Parikh, F. Bai, and V. Sadekar (Carnegie Mellon University)

October 4, 2006[Wednesday] 10:30 AM - 12:00 Noon
Wireless Sensor Networks
Chair: Deepa Kundur (Texas A&M University)

Secure Diffusion for Wireless Sensor Networks
Hao Yang, Starsky H. Y. Wong, Songwu Lu, Lixia Zhang (University of California, Los Angeles)

A role dynamic management algorithm for prolonging lifetime in Wireless Sensor Networks
V.Loscrì, V. Mantuano, S.Marano (University of Calabria, Italy)

Securing Sensor Networks Using A Novel Multi-Channel Architecture
Chao Gui, Ashima Gupta, and Prasant Mohapatra (University of California, Davis)

An Energy Efficient and Accurate Slot Synchronization Scheme for Wireless Sensor Networks
Lillian Dai, Prithwish Basu, Jason Redi (BBN Technologies)

October 4, 2006 [Wednesday] 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Handoffs/Adaptive Association/QoS
Chair: Rudra Dutta (North Carolina State University)
Network discovery mechanisms for fast-handoffs
Ashutosh Dutta, Sunil Madhani, Tao Zhang (Telecordia Technologies), Yoshiro Ohba, Kenichi Taniuchi (Toshiba America Research Inc.) , Henning Schulzrinne (Columbia University)

A study on vertical handoff for WLAN and WWAN integration with micro-mobility prediction
Ying Wang, Fen Hou, Pin-Han Ho, and Sherman Shen (University of Waterloo, Canada)

QoS-Aware Adaptive Internet Gateway Selection in Ad Hoc Wireless Internet Access Networks
Bok-Nyong Park, Wonjun Lee , Choonhwa Lee (Korea University), and Christian Shin (State University of New York at Geneseo)

Signaling Protocols for Wireless ATM Networks
Anthony Burrell (Oklahoma State University), Titsa Papantoni (University of Colorado, Denver)

October 5, 2006 [Thursday] 8:30 - 10:00 AM
Wireless TCP/Miscellaneous
Chair: Ezhan Karasan (Bilkent University, Turkey)

Impact of Interference on the Throughput of a Multihop Path in a Wireless Network
Amit K. Vyas and Fouad A. Tobagi (Stanford University)

Experimental validation of Middleware-based QoS Control in 802.11 Wireless Networks
Wenbo He, Hoang Nguyen, Klara Nahrstedt (University of Illinois, Urbana Chapmpaign)

Modeling TCP over Ad hoc Wireless Networks using Multi-dimensional Markov Chains
Shyamnath Gollakota, B. Venkata Ramana, and C. Siva Ram Murthy (Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India)

TCP with Delayed Ack for Wireless Networks
Jiwei Chen, Yeng Zhong Lee, Mario Gerla, M.Y. Sanadidi (University of California, Los Angeles)

October 5, 2006 [Thursday] 10:30 AM - 12:00 Noon
Chair: TBD
A MAC protocol for QoS support in MI-UWB based wireless network
Yuechun Chu, Aura Ganz (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)

Retransmission and Back-off Strategies for Broadcasting in Multi-hop Wireless Networks
J. Arango, A. Efrat, S. Ramasubramanian, M. Krunz, and S. Pink (University of Arizona)

LOad based Contention resOlution Media Access Control (LOCO-MAC) Protocol
Yehuda Ben-Shimol, Yoav Ben-Yehezkel

On The Quasi-Interference Modeling Issue for Coordinated Distributed Scheduling in IEEE 802.16 Mesh Mode
Hua Zhu (San Diego Research Center) and Kejie Lu (University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez)

October 5, 2006 [Thursday] 1:30 - 3:00 PM
Chair: Izhak Rubin (University of California, Los Angeles)
On the Use of Smart Antennas in Multi-hop Wireless Networks
Karthikeyan Sundaresan, Sriram Lakshmanan, Raghupathy Sivakumar (Georgia Institute of Technology)

Power control for interference mitigation between DS and MB-OFDMA UWB systems
Yongjing Zhang (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China), Haitao Wu (Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing, China), Qian Zhang (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China), Ping Zhang (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China)

Cross-Layer Design for Combining Adaptive Modulation and Coding with Hybrid ARQ
Dalei Wu, Song Ci (University of Massachusetts, Boston)

UWB versus 802.11 - a Network Perspective
Gyouhwan Kim, Arjunan Rajeswaran, Rohit Negi (Carnegie Mellon University)

October 5, 2006 [Thursday] 3:30 - 5:00 PM
Multi-hop Networks - II
Chair: Murat Demirbas (State University of New York at Buffalo)
Multicasting in Energy Aware Mobile Backbone Based Wireless Ad Hoc Networks
Choo Chin Tan, Izhak Rubin (University of California, Los Angeles)

Robust Demand-Driven Video Multicast over Ad hoc Wireless Networks
D. Agrawal, T. Bheemarjuna Reddy, and C. Siva Ram Murthy (Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India)

Performance Evaluation of Mobile Ad-hoc Networks in the Presence of Energy-based Selfishness
Ehsan Ataie, Ali Movaghar (Sharif University of Technology, Iran)

Throughput and Delay Analysis in Single Hop and Multi-hop IEEE 802.11 Networks
Rima Khalaf and Izhak Rubin (University of California, Los Angeles)