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Wireless Track - Technical Program

September 9, 2008 [Tuesday] 10:15 AM - 12:00 Noon
Wireless 1: Radio Resource Management Schemes
Chair: Prof. Jonathon Chambers, University of Loughborough, UK

INVITED TALK: Complex event processing as a service
George Bilchev (British Telecom)

Efficient Mapping of VoIP Traffic in Wireless OFDMA Systems Using Semi-Fixed Allocations

Itzik Kitroser (Ben-Gurion University, Israel), Eldad Chaie (Ben-Gurion University, Israel), Yehuda Ben-Shimol (Ben-Gurion University, Israel) and Yarkoni Nathalie (Ben-Gurion University, Israel)

A Fast Channel Allocation Scheme Using Simulated Annealing in Scalable WLANs
Jiayuan chen (University College London, UK), Sverrir Olafsson (British Telecom, UK), Xuanye Gu (British Telecom, UK), Yang Yang (University College London, UK)

September 9 , 2008 [Tuesday] 1:30 - 3:00 PM
Wireless 2: MAC and Scheduling Schemes
Chair: Prof. Victor Leung, University of British Columbia, Canada

Stochastic model of User-Centric JCAC Scheme for Heterogeneous Wireless Networks
Olabisi Falowo (University of Cape Town, South Africa), Anthony Chan (University of Cape Town, South Africa)

A Cross-layer Scheduling Scheme for Wireless Multimedia Transmissions with Adaptive Modulation and Coding
Hui Chen (University of British Columbia, Canada), Henry Chan (Hong Kong Polytechnic University), Victor Leung (University of British Columbia, Canada)

Distributed Algorithm for Uplink Scheduling in WiMAX Networks
Antoni Morell (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), Spain), Gonzalo Seco-Granados (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), Spain), José Vicario (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), Spain)

September 10, 2008 [Wednesday] 10:30 AM - 12:00 Noon
Wireless 3: Routing and Mobility Management Schemes
Chair: Prof. Hamed Al-Raweshidy, Brunel University, UK

Joint Routing and Channel Assignment in Multi-Channel Wireless Infrastructure Networks
Sandeep Ahuja (University of Arizona), Abishek Gopalan (University of Arizona), Srinivasan Ramasubramanian (University of Arizona)

Intelligent MANET Routing Optimizer
Nagham Saeed (Brunel University, UK), Omar Raoof (Brunel University), Maysam Abbod (Brunel University, UK), Hamed Al-raweshidy (Brunel University, UK)

Cross-layer Optimization And Handover Managements In Next Generation Mobile Networks
Zina Jerjees (Brunel University), Omar Raoof (Brunel University), Hamed Al-Raweshidy (Brunel University)

September 10, 2008 [Wednesday] 10:30 AM - 12:00 Noon
Wireless 4: Cooperative Communications
Chair: Dr. Falah H Ali, University of Sussex, UK

Adaptive Multi-Carrier Cooperative Communication Technique
Shahin Gheitanchi, Falah Ali (University of Sussex)

Performance of Cooperative CDMA with Successive Interference Cancellation
Indu Shakya, Falah Ali (University of Sussex)

RED: Relay with Extended Data for Multi-rate Wireless Cooperative Networks
Samir Sayed, Yang Yang (University College, London)

September 10, 2008 [Wednesday] 1:30 - 3:00 PM
Wireless 5: OFDM Techniques
Chair: Prof. Fary Ghassemlooy, Northumbria University, UK

A Combined MMSE-ML Detection for a Spectrally Efficient non Orthogonal FDM Signal
Ioannis Kanaras (University College London, UK), Arsenia Chorti (University College London, UK), Miguel Rodrigues (University of Porto, Portugal), Izzat Darwazeh (University College London, UK)

Closed-loop extended orthogonal space frequency block coding for OFDM based broadband wireless access systems
Nasreldin Eltayeb (Loughborough University, UK), Shakiru Kassim (Loughborough University, UK), Jonathon Chambers (Loughborough University, UK)

Channel Estimation for Indoor Diffuse Optical OFDM Wireless Communications
Seyyedkamal Hashemi (Northumbria University, UK), Z. Ghassemlooy (Northumbria University, UK), L. Chao (Hong Kong Polytechnic University), D. Benhaddou (University of Houston, USA)

September 10, 2008 [Wednesday] 1:30 - 3:00 PM
Wireless 6: MAC and Key Management
Chair: Prof. Izzat Darwazeh, University College London, UK

Collision Classification-based MAC Protocol for IEEE 802.11 Wireless Local Area Networks
Qifei Zhang (School of Computing, Hubei University of Economics), Chao Gui (School of Computing, Hubei University of Economics), Baolin Sun (School of Computing, Hubei University of Economics)

On Coexistence of Unicast and Multicast Traffic in Relay-enabled Wireless Networks

Karthikeyan Sundaresan (NEC Labs America, USA), Sampath Rangarajan (NEC Labs America, USA)

A Key Management Framework for Wireless Sensor Networks Utilizing a Unique Session Key

Yong Wang (Calient Networks), Byrav Ramamurthy (University of Nebraska, Lincoln), Yuyan Xue (University of Nebraska-Lincoln), Xukai Zou (Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis)

September 11, 2008 [Thursday] 8:30 - 10.15 AM
Wireless 7: MIMO, OFDM, and CDMA Systems
Chair: Dr. Qiang Ni, Brunel University, UK

Robust SLR-Based Beamformer for A Multi-User SC-FDE-MIMO System
Abdullah Aljohani (Loughborough University), Jonathon Chambers (Loughborough University)

A Minimum Distance guided Genetic Algorithm for Multi-User Detection in a Multi-Carrier CDMA Wireless Broadband System
Qiang Ni (Brunel University, UK), Jehanzeb Jehanzeb (Brunel University, UK), Yang Zhang (Brunel University, UK), Steven Guan (Brunel University, UK)

Saturation Throughput Analysis of Multiband-OFDM Ultra Wideband Networks
Liaoyuan Zeng (University of Limerick, Ireland), Eduardo Cano (University of Limerick, Ireland), Sean McGrath (University of Limerick, Ireland)

A Control Bridge to Automate the Convergence of Passive Optical Networks and IEEE 802.16 (WiMAX) Wireless Networks
Shumao Ou (University of Essex, UK), Kun Yang (University of Essex, UK), Marcos Farrera (University of Essex, UK), Chigozie Okonkwo (Photonics Networks Research Labs, UK), Kenneth Guild (University of Essex, UK)

September 11 , 2008 [Thursday] 10.30 AM - 12.00 Noon
Wireless 8: Wireless Mesh Networks
Chair: Dr. Yang Yang, University College London, UK

Channel Assignment in a Metropolitan Wireless Multi-Radio Mesh Network
Vasilios Siris (FORTH - ICS / Univ. of Crete, Greece), Manos Delakis (FORTH-ICS/ Univ. of Crete, Greece)

A Distributed Admission Control Scheme for Wireless Mesh Networks

Jihene Rezgui (University of Montreal, Canada), Abdelhakim Hafid (University of Montreal, Canada) and Michel Gendreau (CIRRELT, Canada)

Wireless Mesh Network Planning: A Multi-objective Optimization Approach
Djohara Benyamina (University of Montreal, Canada), Abdelhakim hafid (University of Montreal, Canada) and Michel Gendreau (CIRRELT, Canada)