Technical Program

SECON's Tentative Overall Program is here. Please find below a list of the sessions and the papers to be presented in the sessions.


TUESDAY, JUNE 17, 2008

Session TA1: 10.30 a.m. - 12.00 noon; Localization and Location Management

1. Locating Nodes in Mobile Sensor Networks More Accurately and Faster
Zhang Shi-Geng (Nanjing University, CN); Jiannong Cao (Hong Kong Polytechnic Univ, HK); Li-jun Chen (Nanjing University, CN); Daoxu Chen (Nanjing University, CN)

2. Robust Localization for Wireless Sensor Networks
Francesco Sottile (ISMB, IT); Maurizio Spirito (ISMB, IT)

3. The Impact of Using Multiple Antennas on Wireless Localization
Konstantinos Kleisouris (Rutgers, The State University of University, US); Yingying Chen (Stevens Institute of Technology, US); Jie Yang (Stevens Institute of Technology, US); Richard Martin (Rutgers University, US)

4. A Localization Technique for Mobile Sensor Networks using Archived Anchor Information
Jiyoung Yi (Yonsei University, KR); Jahyoung Koo (Yonsei University, KR); Hojung Cha (Yonsei University, S. Korea, US)

Session TA2: 10.30 a.m. - 12.00 noon; Routing and Topology Management -- I

1. Predictive or Oblivious: A Comparative Study of Routing Strategies for Wireless Mesh Networks Under Uncertain Demand
Jonathan Wellons (Vanderbilt University, US); Liang Dai (Vanderbilt University, US); Yuan Xue (Vanderbilt University, US); Yi Cui (Vanderbilt University, US)

2. On the Pitfalls of Using High-Throughput Multicast Metrics in Adversarial Wireless Mesh Networks
Jing Dong (Purdue University, US); Reza Curtmola (Purdue University, US); Cristina Nita-Rotaru (Purdue University, US)

3. Alleviating Congestion Using Traffic-Aware Dynamic Routing in Wireless
Tao He (Tsinghua University, CN); Fengyuan Ren (Tsinghua University, CN)

4. A Contention-Aware Routing Metric for Multi-Rate Multi-Radio Mesh Networks
Emmanouil Genetzakis (FORTH-ICS / University of Crete, GR); Vasilios Siris (Institute of Computer Science, FORTH / University of Crete, GR)

Session TB1: 3.30 p.m. - 5.00 p.m.; Energy Efficient Protocols

1. Efficient Sensor Network Reprogramming through Compression of Executable Modules
Nicolas Tsiftes (Swedish Institute of Computer Science, SE); Adam Dunkels (Swedish Institute of Computer Science, SE); Thiemo Voigt (Swedish Institute of Computer Science, SE)

2. Broadcasting Info-Pages to Sensors: Efficiency vs. Energy Conservation
Yosef Alayev (The Graduate Center, The City University of New York, US); Amotz Bar-Noy (Brooklyn College & Graduate Center, CUNY, New York, US); Tom La Porta (Penn State University, US)

3. STDCS: A Spatio-Temporal Data-Centric Storage Scheme for Real-Time Sensornet Applications
Mohamed Aly (University of Pittsburgh, US); Adel Youssef (Google Inc., US); Anandha Gopalan (Imperial College, UK); Jerry Zhao (Google Inc., US)

4. Adaptive Radio Modes in Sensor Networks: How Deep to Sleep?
Raja Jurdak (University College Dublin, IE); Antonio Ruzzelli (University College Dublin, IE); Gregory O'Hare (University College Dublin, IE)

Session TB2: 3.30 p.m. - 5.00 p.m.; Routing and Topology Management II

1. Topology Maintenance in Asynchronous Sensor Networks
Reuven Cohen (Technion, IL); Boris Kapchits (Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, IL)

2. Distributed Protocols for Finding Low-Cost Broadcast and Multicast Trees in Wireless Networks
Nazanin Rahnavard (Oklahoma State University, US); Badri Narayanan Vellambi Ravisankar (Georgia Institute of Technology, US); Faramarz Fekri (Georgia Institute of Technology, US)

3. Load balanced and Efficient Hierarchical Data-Centric Storage in Sensor Networks
Yao Zhao (Northwestern Univ, US); Yan Chen (Northwestern University, US); Sylvia Ratnasamy (Intel Research Berkeley, US)

4. Enhancing the Data Collection Rate of Tree-Based Aggregation in Wireless Sensor Networks
Ozlem Durmaz Incel (University of Twente, NL); Bhaskar Krishnamachari (University of Southern California, US)


Session WA1: 8.30 a.m. - 10.00 a.m.; Software and Hardware

1. OTGsim: Simulation of an Off-the-Grid Radar Network with High Sensing Energy Cost
Brian Donovan (University of Massachusetts, Amherst, US); Michael Zink (University of Massachusetts Amherst, US); Jim Kurose (University of Massachusetts at Amherst, US); David McLaughlin (University of Massachusetts Amherst, US)

2. A Framework for Modeling, Simulation and Automatic Code Generation of Sensor Network Application
Mohammad Mostafizur Rahman Mozumdar (Politecnico di Torino, IT); Francesco Gregoretti (Politecnico di Torino, IT); Luciano Lavagno (Politecnico di Torino,, IT); Laura Vanzago (STMicroelectronics, IT); Stefano Olivieri (MathWorks, IT)

3. UDAE: Universal Data Access Engine for Sensor Networks<
Krisakorn Rerkrai (RWTH Aachen University, DE); Janne Riihijärvi (RWTH Aachen University, DE); Petri Mähönen (RWTH Aachen University, DE); Frank Oldewurtel (RWTH Aachen University, DE)

4. Calibrating Nonlinear Mobile Sensors
Chao Wang (University of Wisconsin, Madison, US); Parmesh Ramanathan (University of Wisconsin at Madison, US); Kewal Saluja (University of Wisconsin, Madison, US)

Session WA2: 8.30 a.m. - 10.00 a.m.; Medium Access Control

1. Congestion-Aware Rate Adaptation in Wireless Networks: A Measurement-Driven Approach
Prashanth Acharya (University of California, Santa Barbara, US); Ashish Sharma (University of California Santa Barbara, US); Elizabeth Belding (University of California, Santa Barbara, US); Kevin Almeroth (University of California, Santa Barbara, US); Konstantina Papagiannaki (Intel Research, US)

2. Distance- and Traffic-Aware Channel Assignment in Cognitive Radio Networks
Haythem Bany Salameh (University of Arizona, US); Marwan Krunz (University of Arizona, US); Ossama Younis (Telcordia Technologies, Inc., US)

3. Scheduling and Dynamic Relocation for IEEE 802.11s Mesh Deterministic Access
Claudio Cicconetti (University of Pisa, IT); Luciano Lenzini (University of Pisa, IT); Enzo Mingozzi (University of Pisa, IT)

4. A Multi-AP Architecture for High-Density WLANs: Protocol Design and Experimental Evaluation
Qian Zhang (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, HK); Zhu Yanfeng (IBM China Research Laboratory, CN)

Session WB1: 10.30 a.m. - 12.00 noon; Theoretical Foundations

1. Analysis of Wireless Ad-Hoc and Sensor Networks in Finite Regime
Hossein Pishro-Nik (University of Massachusetts, Amherst, US); Faramarz Fekri (Georgia Institute of Technology, US)

2. Understanding Radio Irregularity in Wireless Networks
Torsten Muetze (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ), CH); Patrick Stuedi (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, CH); Fabian Kuhn (ETH Zurich, CH); Gustavo Alonso (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Z"urich, CH)

3. Per User Throughput in Large Wireless Networks
Dan Xu (University of California, Davis, US); Xin Liu (University of California, Davis, US)

4. Effect of Joint Cooperation and Multi-Hopping on the Capacity of Wireless Networks
Sam Vakil (University of Toronto, CA); Ben Liang (University of Toronto, CA)

Session WB2: 10.30 a.m. - 12.00 noon; Transport Layer Issues

1. TCP Performance in Coded Wireless Mesh Networks
Yong Huang (University of Massachusetts, Amherst, US); Majid Ghaderi (University of Calgary, CA); Don Towsley (University of Massachusetts at Amherst, US); Weibo Gong (University of Massachusetts at Amherst, US)

2. SYNAPSE: A Network Reprogramming Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks using Fountain Codes<
Michele Rossi (University of Padova, IT); Giovanni Zanca (University of Padova, IT); Luca Stabellini (KTH, SE); Riccardo Crepaldi (University of Illinois, US); Albert Harris (University of Illinois, US); Michele Zorzi (University of Padova, IT)

3. Study of Forward Error Correction Schemes for Reliable Transport in Underwater Sensor Networks
Liu Bin (Tsinghua University, CN); Florent Garcin (EPFL, CH)

4. PALER: A Reliable Transport Protocol for Code Distribution in Large Sensor Networks
Christopher Miller (University of Notre Dame, US); Christian Poellabauer (University of Notre Dame, US)

Session WC1: 3.30 p.m. - 5.00 p.m.; Sensor Coverage

1. Analytical Study of Collaborative Information Coverage for Object Detection in Sensor Networks
Guanqun Yang (Iowa State University, US); Vinod Shukla (Iowa State University, US); Daji Qiao (Iowa State University, US)

2. Deploying Directional Sensor Networks with Guaranteed Connectivity and Coverage
Xiaofeng Han (University of Delaware, US); Xiang Cao (University of Delaware, US); Errol Lloyd (University of Delaware, US); Chien-Chung Shen (University of Delaware, US)

3. Polynomial-time Optimal Distributed Algorithm for Dynamic Allocation of Discrete Resources
Ratul Guha (Telcordia Technologies, US); Saikat Ray (University of Bridgeport, US)

4. Joint k-Coverage and Hybrid Forwarding in Duty-Cycled Three-Dimensional Wireless Sensor Networks
Habib M. Ammari (The University of Texas at Arlington, US)

Session WC2: 3.30 p.m. - 5.00 p.m.; Time Synchronization and Cooperative Protocols

1. Cooperative Recovery in Heterogeneous Mobile Networks
Kaustubh Sinkar (Telcordia Technologies, US); Amit Jagirdar (Polytechnic University, US); Thanasis Korakis (Polytechnic University, US); Shivendra Panwar (Polytechnic University, US); Hang Liu (Thomson Inc., US); Saurabh Mathur (Thomson, Inc, US)

2. Phoenix: A hybrid cooperative-Network Coding Protocol for Fast Failure Recovery in Ad Hoc Networks
Elena Fasolo (University of Padova, IT); Andrea Munari (University of Padova, IT); Francesco Rossetto (University of Padova, IT); Michele Zorzi (University of Padova, IT)

3. Vector Kalman Filter Using Multiple Parents for Time Synchronization in Multi-hop Sensor Networks
Yi Zeng (Fudan University, CN); Bo Hu (EE Dept., Fudan University, Shanghai, P.R.China, CN); Shunjia Liu (Fudan University, CN)

4. Decentralized Tick Synchronization for Multi-hop Medium Slotting in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks using Black Bursts
Reinhard Gotzhein (University of Kaiserslautern, DE); Thomas Kuhn (University of Kaiserslautern, DE)


Session RA1: 8.30 a.m. - 10.00 a.m.; Data Fusion and Processing

1. Amorphous Placement and Informed Diffusion for Timely Field Monitoring by Autonomous, Resource-Constrained, Mobile Sensors
Hany Morcos (Boston University, US); Azer Bestavros (Boston University, US); Ibrahim Matta (Boston University, US)

2. Sensor-based Clustering for Indoor Applications
Matthias Gauger (University of Bonn, DE); Olga Saukh (University of Bonn, DE); Marcus Handte (University of Bonn, DE); Pedro Marron (University of Bonn and Fraunhofer IAIS, DE); Andreas Heydlauff (Universitaet Stuttgart, DE); Kurt Rothermel (University of Stuttgart, Germany, DE)

3. Practical Algorithms for gathering Stored Correlated Data in a Network
Ramin Khalili (University of Massachusetts, US); Jim Kurose (University of Massachusetts at Amherst, US)

4. On Distributed Optimization using Peer-to-Peer Communications in 802.15.4 Wireless Networks
Bjorn Johansson (Royal Institute of Technology, SE); Cesare Carretti (Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), SE); Mikael Johansson (Royal Institute of Technology, SE)

Session RA2: 8.30 a.m. - 10.00 a.m.; Vehicular Networks, Emerging Areas and Novel Applications

1. Feasibility of an Aeronautical Mobile Ad Hoc Network Over the North Atlantic Corridor
Daniel Medina (German Aerospace Center (DLR), DE); Serkan Ayaz (German Aerospace Center (DLR), DE); Felix Hoffmann (German Aerospace Center (DLR), DE)

2. Content Distribution in VANETs using Network Coding: Effects of Disk I/O and Processing O/H
Seung-Hoon Lee (University of California, Los Angeles, US); Uichin Lee (University of California, Los Angeles, US); Lee, Kang-won (IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, US); Mario Gerla (University of California at Los Angeles, US)

3. Coordinated Locomotion of Mobile Sensor Networks<
Seokhoon Yoon (State University of New York at Buffalo, US); Onur Soysal (State University of New York at Buffalo, US); Murat Demirbas (SUNY Buffalo, US); Chunming Qiao (State University of New York at Buffalo, US)

4. Fast Exclusion of Errant Devices from Vehicular Networks
Tyler Moore (University of Cambridge, UK); Maxim Raya (EPFL, CH); Jolyon Clulow (University of Cambridge, UK); Panagiotis (Panos) Papadimitratos (EPFL, CH); Ross Anderson (University of Cambridge, UK); Jean-Pierre Hubaux (EPFL, CH)

Session RB1: 10:30 a.m. - 12.00 noon; System Deployment and Experiences

1. Cue-based Networking using Wireless Sensor Networks: A Video-over-IP Application
Yeonsik Jeong (Georgia Institute of Technology, US); Sriram Lakshmanan (Georgia Institute of Technology, US); Sandeep Kakumanu (Georgia Institute of Technology, US); Raghupathy Sivakumar (Georgia Institute of Technology, US)

2. Gateway Design for Data Gathering Sensor Networks
Raluca Musaloiu-E. (Johns Hopkins University, US); Razvan Musaloiu-E. (Johns Hopkins University, US); Andreas Terzis (Johns Hopkins University, US)

3. An Empirical Study of Real-Time Target Tracking with CPA Algorithm in Wireless Sensor Networks
Qing Yang (Auburn University, US); Alvin Lim (Auburn University, US); Kenan Casey (Auburn University, US); Raghu Neelisetti (Auburn University, US)

4. Anshan: Wireless Sensor Networks for Equipment Fault Diagnosis in Process Industry
Yadong Wan (University of Science and Technology Beijing, CN); Lei Li (University of Science and Technology Beijing, CN); Jie He (University of Science and Technology Beijing, CN); Xiao-tong Zhang (University of Science and Technology, Beijing, CN); Qin Wang (University of Science and Technology Beijing, CN)

Session RB2: 10:30 a.m. - 12.00 noon; Analytical Models

1. An Optimal Transmission Strategy for IEEE 802.11 Wireless LANs: Stochastic Control Approach
Alexander Min (University of Michigan, US); Kang G. Shin (University of Michigan, US)

2. Optimal Buffer Management Policies for Delay Tolerant Networks
Amir Krifa (INRIA Sophia Antipolis, FR); Chadi Barakat (INRIA Sophia Antipolis, FR); Thrasyvoulos Spyropoulos (INRIA, GR)

3. A Probability Model for Lifetime of Event-Driven Wireless Sensor Networks
Moslem Noori (University of Alberta, CA); Masoud Ardakani (University of Alberta, CA)

4. Utility-based Adaptation in Mission-oriented Wireless Sensor Networks
Sharanya Eswaran (Pennsylvania State University, US); Tom La Porta (Penn State University, US); Archan Misra (IBM T J Watson Research Center, US)

Session RC1: 3.30 p.m. - 5.00 p.m.; Security and Privacy

1. Hit and Run: A Bayesian Game Between Malicious and Regular Nodes in MANETs
Feng Li (Florida Atlantic University, US); Jie Wu (Florida Atlantic University and National Science Foundation, US)

2. GossiCrypt: Wireless Sensor Network Data Confidentiality Against Parasitic Adversaries
Jun Luo (University of Waterloo, CA); Panagiotis (Panos) Papadimitratos (EPFL, CH); Jean-Pierre Hubaux (EPFL, CH)

3. A Three-Tier Framework for Intruder Information Sharing in Sensor Networks
Bin Tong (Iowa State University, US); Santosh Panchapakesan (Iowa State University, US); Wensheng Zhang (Iowa State University, US)

4. AuCRB: An Efficient Mechanism to Provide Availability, Reliability and Authentication for Multihop Broadcasting in Wireless Networks
Erman Ayday (Georgia Institute of Technology, US); Farshid Delgosha (New York Institute of Technology, US); Faramarz Fekri (Georgia Institute of Technology, US)

Session RC2: 3.30 p.m. - 5.00 p.m.; Cross Layer Design

1. Breath: a Self-Adapting Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks in Control and Automation
Pan Gun Park (Royal institute of technology in Stockholm, SE); Carlo Fischione (University of L'Aquila, IT); Alvise Bonivento (UC Berkeley, US); Karl-Henrik Johansson (KTH, SE); Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli (University of California at Berkeley, US)

2. Practical Localized Network Coding in Wireless Mesh Networks
Oluwasoji Omiwade (University of Houston, US); Rong Zheng (University of Houston, US); Cunqing Hua (University of Houston, US)

3. On the Benefits of Network Coding in Multi-Channel Wireless Networks
Xinyu Zhang (University of Toronto, CA); Baochun Li (University of Toronto, CA)

4. Congestion Control and Channel Assignment in Multi-Radio Wireless Mesh Networks
Anastasios Giannoulis (Rice University, US); Theodoros Salonidis (Thomson, FR); Edward Knightly (Rice University, US)