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    1 December 2008

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    1 December 2008





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Wednesday 3 December 2008


Design & Developers Forum

10:00 – 12:00

DD13W1: Progress and challenges for 100GbE and Beyond
Presenter:  Ann Von Lehmen (Telcordia Technologies, Inc., USA)

Network traffic continues to grow. As a result, there is accelerating interest in the development of 100 Gb/s transport, and 100 GbE technology. This session will explore the status of standards efforts, and present perspectives on this emerging technology from the components, systems, and carrier marketplaces.

DD14W1: Whither IMS
Presenter:  Vijay Varma and Michael Loushine (Telcordia Technologies, Inc. USA)

IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) standardization continues and new capabilities are being introduced, but something is still holding back deployments. This forum addresses the state of the art of IMS from the technical and business angles. The session consists of short presentations followed by a panel discussion.

13:30 – 15:30

DD15W2: FemtoCells
Presenter:   Rana Sircar (Wipro Technologies, India)
Femtocells, concept aimed at resolving coverage issues and to achieve Fixed-Mobile Convergence in networks. Subscriber benefits are analyzed in terms of cost and user experience. Operator benefits are analyzed in terms of technology challenges, cost, regulatory issues etc.

DD16W2: Localization in Wireless Networks
Presenter:  Mussa Bshara (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium)

Wireless communication operators have realized the value and potential to make information services highly personalized, and enabling these to be location based. Providing LBS requires knowing user’s location; this positioning problem in WiMAX networks is addressed in this session.

16:00 – 18:00

DD18W3: Localization in Wireless Networks II
Presenter:  Mussa Bshara (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium)

This session complements DD18W2 by discussing Service migration, Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and their impact, design of modular architecture of MAC (Medium Access Control) layer implementation, and presenting particular case studies.

DD19W3: Optical Switching
Presenter:  Sunan Han (Fujitsu Network Communications, USA)

Ethernet and TDM sub-wavelength switching in Packet Optical Networking (PON) platforms are discussed along with an overview of optical burst switching technologies in Ethernet transport networks, emphasizing its technical and economic benefits.


AH - Ad Hoc, Sensor and Mesh Networking Symposium
CQ - Communications Quality of Service, Reliability, & Peormance Modeling Symposium
CT - Communication Theory Symposium
CS - Communications Software and Services Symposium
NS - Computer and Communications Network Security Symposium
NG - Next Generation Networks, Protocols, and Services Symposium
ON - Optical Networks and Systems Symposium
SP - Signal Processing for Communications Symposium
WC - Wireless Communications Symposium
WN - Wireless Networking Symposium
SA - Other Selected Areas in Communications
SS - Special Session History  

10:00 - 12:00

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
10:00 – 12:00
Location: Grand Salon 4
AH16W1: Power Control & Performance Evaluation
Chair: Bala Natarajan, Kansas State University, USA

AH16W1-1: RF/FSO Wireless Sensor Networks: A Performance Study 
Sashigaran Sivathasan (Curtin University of Technology, Malaysia)
Dominic C. O'Brien (Oxford University, UK)

AH16W1-2: Distributed Power Minimization for Data Aggregation in Wireless Sensor Networks
Chun-Chia Chen (National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan)
Ness B. Shroff (Ohio State University, USA)        
Duan-Shin Lee (National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan)

AH16W1-3: An Evolutionary Algorithm to a Multi-Objective Deployment and Power Assignment Problem in Wireless Sensor Networks  
Andreas Konstantinidis, K. Yang, Qingfu Zhang (University of Essex, UK)               

AH16W1-4: Energy-Aware Self-organization Algorithms for Wireless Sensor Networks  
Rahim Kacimi, Riadh Dhaou (Université de Toulouse, France)
A.-L. Beylot (Université de Toulouse - IRIT/CNRS, France)

AH16W1-5: Joint Power and Quantization Optimization for Target Tracking in Wireless Sensor Networks
Rajet Krishnan, Bala Natarajan (Kansas State University, USA)

AH16W1-6: Proposal and Analysis of Region-Based Location Service Management Protocol for VANETs    
Hanan Saleet, (University of Waterloo, Canada)
Rami Langar (University of Paris 6, France)       
Otman Basir, Raouf Boutaba (University of Waterloo, Canada)

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
10:00 – 12:00
Location: Grand Salon 7
AH17W1: Broadcast & Multicast Protocols
Chair: Biplab Sikdar, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA

AH17W1-1: Maximum-Lifetime Coding Subgraph for Multicast Traffic in Wireless Sensor Networks  
Vahid Shah-Mansouri, Vincent W. S. Wong (University of British Columbia, Canada)

AH17W1-2: Adaptive Multicast Tree Construction for Elastic Data Streams   
Ying Zhu, Ken Q. Pu (University of Ontario Inst. of Technology, Canada)

AH17W1-3: Reliable Anonymous Multicasting in Disruption Tolerant Networks
Kamalavasan Srinivasan, Parmesh Ramanathan
(University of Wisconsin at Madison, USA)

AH17W1-4: An Efficient Multicast Tree Aggregation Mechanism for Ad Hoc Networks  
Noureddine Kettaf, Pascal Lorenz, Hafid Abouaissa (University of Haute Alsace, France)
AH17W1-5: Aerial Platform Placement Algorithm to Satisfy Connectivity and Capacity Constraints in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks  
Senni Perumal (Automation, Information & Management Systems, Inc., USA)
John S. Baras (University of Maryland at College Park, USA)

AH17W1-6: Efficient Broadcasting in Delay Tolerant Networks  
Appu Goundan, Eric Coe, Cauligi Raghavendra (University of Southern California at Los Angeles, USA)

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
10:00 – 12:00
Location: Grand Salon 16 
AH18W1: Routing & Resource Management in WMN    
Chair: Ho Ting Cheng, University of Waterloo, Canada

AH18W1-1: A Dynamic Programming Approach for Routing in Wireless Mesh Networks  
J. Crichigno, J. Khoury (University of New Mexico, USA)
M. Y. Wu (Shanghai JiaoTong University, China)
W. Shu (University of New Mexico, USA)

AH18W1-2: Maximizing Broadcast Load in Multi-Channel Multi-Interface Wireless Mesh Networks  
Hon Sun Chiu, Kwan L. Yeung, King-Shan Lui (University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)

AH18W1-3: WPR: A Proactive Routing Protocol Tailored to Wireless Mesh Networks  
Miguel Elias M. Campista, Luís Henrique M. K. Costa, Otto Carlos M. B. Duarte
(Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

AH18W1-4: Rate-Adaptive Coding-Aware Multiple Path Routing for Wireless Mesh Networks
Yan Yan, Zhuang Zhao, Baoxian Zhang
(Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
Jian Ma (Nokia Research Center, China)
Hussein Mouftah (University of Ottawa, Canada)

AH18W1-5: Power Fairness in A Scalable Ring-Based Wireless Mesh Network with Variable Ring-Width Design
Jane-Hwa Huang, Li-Chun Wang, Chung-Ju Chang
(National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan)

AH18W1-6: A Novel Solution for End-to-End Fairness Problem in Wireless Mesh Networks
Liang Zhang, Shigang Chen, Ying Jian, Ming Zhang (University of Florida, USA)

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
10:00 – 12:00
Location: Grand Salon 3 
CQ07W1: Network Traffic Engineering
Chair: Hajime Nakamura, KDDI R&D Laboratories, Inc., Japan

CQ07W1-1: Distributed and Dynamic Resource Allocation for Delay Sensitive Network Services
Michael G. Kallitsis (North Carolina State University, USA)
Robert D. Callaway (IBM, USA)
Michael Devetsikiotis (North Carolina State University, USA)
George Michailidis (University of Michigan, USA)

CQ07W1-2: Multi-Scenario Based Call Admission Control for Coexisting Heterogeneous Wireless Technologies
Prodromos Makris, Charalabos Skianis (University of the Aegean, Greece)

CQ07W1-3: Optimal CAC Policy in Multimedia Wireless Networks with Reservation Channel Schemes
Wenlong Ni (University of Toledo, USA)
Wei Li (Texas Sourthern University, USA)
Mansoor Alam (University of Toledo, YSA)

CQ07W1-4: RVP: A New Policy for Aggregate Reservation
Hai Lin (Osaka Prefecture University, Japan)
Houda Labiod (Telecom ParisTech, France)

CQ07W1-5: Network Traffic Demand Prediction with Confidence
Mikhail Dashevskiy, Zhiyuan Luo
(Royal Holloway, University of London, UK)

CQ07W1-6: Traffic Engineering in Next Generation Networks Using Genetic Algorithms
Tatiana Onali, Luigi Atzori (DIEE - University of Cagliari, Italy)

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
10:00 – 12:00
Location: Grand Salon 15 
CT08W1: LDPC Codes  
Chair: Hsiao-feng Lu, National Chung-Cheng University, Taiwan

CT08W1-1: Noise Thresholds for Discrete LDPC Decoding Mappings  
Brian M. Kurkoski, Kazuhiko Yamaguchi, Kingo Kobayashi
(University of Electro-Communications, Japan)

CT08W1-2: A Two-Stage Iterative Decoding of LDPC Codes for Lowering Error Floors      
Jingyu Kang, Shu Lin (University of California at Davis, USA) 
Li Zhang (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)    
Zhi Ding (University of California at Davis, USA) 

CT08W1-3: Fast Identification of Error-Prone Patterns for LDPC Codes under Message Passing Decoding   
Jing Lei (Rutgers University, USA)
Wen Gao (Thomson Inc., USA)

CT08W1-4: A Class of Quantum LDPC Codes Constructed From Finite Geometries
Salah A. Aly (Texas A&M University, USA)

CT08W1-5: Clustering of Cycles and Construction of LDPC Codes
Xiaofu Wu, Chunming Zhao, Xiaohu You, Ming Jiang (Southeast University, China)

CT08W1-6: New Rateless Sparse-Graph Codes with Dynamic Degree Distribution for Erasure Channels   
Xingkai Bao, Tiffany Jing Li (Lehigh University, USA)         

Wednesday, 1 December 2008
10:00 – 12:00
Location: Grand Salon 19 
NG07W1: Mobile Networks
Chair: Georgios Karagiannis, University of Twente, Netherlands
NG07W1-1: Impact of Mobility on the Behavior of Interference in Cellular Wireless Networks
Serhan Yarkan (University of South Florida, USA)
Amine Maaref, Koon Hoo Teo (Mitsubishi Electric Research Lab, USA)
Hüseyin Arslan (University of South Florida, USA)

NG07W1-2: A New Cooperative Localization Method for UMTS Cellular Networks
Francesca Lo Piccolo (University of Roma "Tor Vergata", Italy)

NG07W1-3: Analytical Analysis of the Coverage of a MBSFN OFDMA Network    
Olfa Ben Haddada, Letian Rong, Salah Eddine Elayoubi
(Orange Labs – France Telecom R&D, France)

NS07W1-4: Evaluation of TCP State Replication Methods for High-Availability Firewall Clusters
Yi-Hsuan Feng, Nen-Fu Huang, Yen-Min Wu
(National Tsing-Hua University, Taiwan)

NG07W1-5: Performance Comparison between NEMO BSP and SINEMO     
Mohammed Atiquzzaman, Md. Sazzadur Rahman, Outman Bouidel
(University of Oklahoma, USA) 
William Ivancic (NASA Glenn Research Center, USA)    

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
10:00 – 12:00   
Location: Grand Salon 13 
NS07W1: Firewalls and Spoofing 
Chair: Bin Liu, Tsinghua University, China

NS07W1-1: Bypassing Security Toolbars and Phishing Filters via DNS Poisoning  
Saeed Abu-Nimeh, Suku Nair (Southern Methodist University, USA)

NS07W1-2: Inferring Internet Worm Temporal Characteristics
Qian Wang, Zesheng Chen, Kia Makki, Niki Pissinou
(Florida International University, USA) 
Chao Chen (Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne, USA)

NS07W1-3: Verification of Distributed Firewalls   
Mohamed G. Gouda (University of Texas at Austin, USA)
Alex X. Liu (Michigan State University, USA)     
Mansoor Jafry (University of Texas at Austin, USA)

NS07W1-5: Scalable Pattern-Matching via Dynamic Differentiated Distributed Detection (D4)
Kai Zheng (IBM China Research Lab, China)
Hongbin Lu (Tsinghua University, China)

NS07W1-6: Highly Memory-Efficient LogLog Hash for Deep Packet Inspection 
Masanori Bando, N. Sertac Artan, H. Jonathan Chao
(Polytechnic University of NYU, USA)    

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
10:00 – 12:00
Location: Grand Salon 24 
ON04W1: Dimensioning, Provisioning and Design Issues in Optical Networks
Chair: Biswanath Mukherjee, University of California at Davis, USA         

ON04W1-1: On-Demand Provisioning of Data-Aggregation Requests over WDM Mesh Networks
Dragos Andrei (University of California at Davis, USA)
Massimo Tornatore (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)     
Dipak Ghosal, Charles Martel, Biswanath Mukherjee
(University of California at Davis, USA)

ON04W1-2: Comparison of Routing and Wavelength Assignment Algorithms in WDM Networks
Kostas Christodoulopoulos, Konstantinos Manousakis, Emmanouel Varvarigos
(University of Patras, Greece)    

ON04W1-3: An Analytical Model to Optimally Dimension Resources in OPS Equipped with Heterogeneous Wavelength Converters
Vincenzo Eramo, Angelo Germoni (University of Roma, Italy)

ON04W1-4: Maximizing Throughput of an Optical Opportunistic Hyperchannel Subject to QoS Constraint 
Jing Chen, Hui Yu, Si-Qing Zheng (University of Texas at Dallas, USA)
Jianping Wang (City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)                                      

ON04W1-5: On Sparse Placement of Regenerator Nodes in Translucent Optical Network
Arunabha Sen, Sudheendra Murthy (Arizona State University, USA)
Subir Bandyopadhyay (University of Windsor, Canada)

ON04W1-6: On using Circuit-switched Networks for File Transfers   
Xiuduan Fang, Malathi Veeraraghavan (University of Virginia, USA)

Wednesday, 3 December
10:00 – 12:00
Location: Grand Salon 10 
SA08W1: Cognitive Radio and Networks (PHY/Transmission/Power Control)
Chair: Andeepan Sithamparanathan, Australian National University, Australia 

SA08W1-1: Asynchronous Distributed Power Control under Interference Temperature Constraints
Qianxi Lu, Wenbo Wang, Wei Wang, Tao Peng
(Beijing University of Posts & Telecommunications, China)

SA08W1-2: Rate Adaptation for Cognitive Radio Systems with Latency Constraints
Jane Huang, Vikram Krishnamurthy (University of British Columbia, Canada)

SA08W1-3: Spectral Leakage Suppression for DFT-based OFDM via Adjacent Subcarriers Correlative Coding       
Xu Renhui (Southeast University, China)

SA08W1-4: Spatial Spectrum Holes for Cognitive Radio with Directional Transmission    
Guodong Zhao, Jun Ma, Geoffrey Li (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)
Tao Wu, Young Hoon Kwon, Anthony Soong (Huawei Technologies, USA)
Chenyang Yang (Beihang University, China)

SA08W1-5: Internodal Distance Distribution and Power Control for Coexisting Radio Networks
Alireza Babaei, Bijan Jabbari (George Mason University, USA)

SA08W1-6: Modulation Recognition In Multipath Fading Channels Using Cyclic Spectral Analysis
Eric Like (Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, USA)
Vasu Chakravarthy (Air Force Research Laboratory, WPAFB Dayton, USA)
Zhiqiang Wu (Wright State University, USA)                
Wednesday, 3 December 2008
10:00 – 12:00
Location: Grand Salon 9
SA09W1: Data Storage   
Chair: Bruce Wilson, Hitachi, USA    

SA09W1-1: Global Timing Control with Applications to Tape Storage Channels   
Sedat Oelcer, Jens Jelitto (IBM Zurich Research Laboratory, Switerland)
Robert Hutchins (IBM Tucson, USA)

SA09W1-2: Media Defect Recovery Using Full-Response Reequalization in Magnetic Recording Channels   
Weijun Tan (LSI Corporation, USA)

SA09W1-3: Distance-Enhancing Constrained Codes for Optical Recording Channels   
Kui Cai (Data Storage Institute, Singapore)
Kees Immink (Turing Machines Inc., Netherlands)
Zhiliang Qin (Data Storage Institute, Singapore)

SA09W1-4: Soft-Decision Decoding of Reed-Solomon Codes Using Successive Error-and-Erasure Decoding   
Soo-Woong Lee, Vijayakumar Bhagavatula (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)

SA09W1-5: Reverse Concatenation with Maximum Transition Run (MTR) Codes for High-Density Perpendicular Recording 
Ksenija Lakovic, Mario Blaum, Rick Galbraith, Bruce Wilson
(Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, USA)

SA09W1-6: Lowering LDPC Error Floors by Postprocessing
Zhengya Zhang (University of California at Berkeley, USA)
Lara Dolecek (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)         
Borivoje Nikolic, Venkat Anantharam, Martin Wainwright
(University of California at Berkeley, USA)
Wednesday, 3 December 2008
10:00 – 12:00
Location: Grand Salon 22 
SP10W1: Modulation & Receiver Techniques   
Chair: Shigeru Shimamoto, Waseda University, Japan

SP10W1-1: Transmitter-based Minimization of Error Rates in the Downlink of Wireless Systems
Fred Richter, Andreas Fischer, Rene Habendorf, Gerhard Fettweis
(Technische Universitat Dresden, Germany)

SP10W1-2: A Robust Joint Model-Based Demodulator for Continuous Phase Modulation Signals in an Unknown Environment     
Seema Sud (GCI, Inc., USA)

SP10W1-3: Joint MAP Detection for MIMO-OFDM Systems    
Zhendong Luo (Bell Labs Research China, Alcatel-Lucent, China)

SP10W1-4: Optimizing Enhanced Hierarchical Modulations      
Shu Wang (LGE Mobile Research, USA)

SP10W1-5: Towards the Performance of ML and the Complexity of MMSE - A Hybrid Approach
Byonghyo Shim (Korea University, Korea)
Jun Won Choi (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)
Insung Kang (Qualcomm Inc., USA)

SP10W1-6: Maximum Likelihood Based Modulation Classification for Unsynchronized QAMs
Qinghua Shi, Yoshio Karasawa (University of Electro-Communications, Japan)                    

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
10:00 – 12:00
Location: Grand Salon 21   
WC25W1: MIMO Estimation and Detection
Chair: Hlaing Minn, University of Texas at Dallas, USA

WC25W1-1: Novel Tap-wise LMMSE Channel Estimation for MIMO W-CDMA
Christian Mehlfuehrer, Markus Rupp (Vienna University of Technology, Austria)

WC25W1-2: Robust Channel Tracking in Fast Fading MIMO channels   
Ranjitha Prasad, Giridhar Krishnamurthy (Indian Institute of Technology, India)

WC25W1-3: Data Detection for Doubly-Selective MIMO Channels Using Decision-Directed Channel Tracking and Exponential Basis Models    
Hyosung Kim, Jitendra Tugnait (Auburn University, USA)

WC25W1-4: Ranging Signal Designs for MIMO-OFDMA Systems    
Jianqiang Zeng, Hlaing Minn (University of Texas at Dallas, USA)
Chia-Chin Chong (DoCoMo USA Labs, USA)

WC25W1-5: Orthogonal Space-Time Block Codes over Semi-Identical Channels with Channel Estimation  
Jun He, Pooi-Yuen Kam (National University of Singapore, Singapore)

WC25W1-6: Packet Length Optimization for MIMO Mobile Systems with Estimated CSI   
K. M. Islam, Dandan Wang, Naofal Al-Dhahir (University of Texas at Dallas, USA)     

Wednesday, 3December 2008
10:00 – 12:00
Location: Grand Salon 18 
WC26W1: MIMO Transmission Techniques   
Chair: Jack Winters, Jack Winters Communications, LLC, USA

WC26W1-1: On Strategies for Source Information Transmission over MIMO Systems    
Marco Zoffoli, Jerry Gibson (University of California at Santa Barbara, USA)
Marco Chiani (University of Bologna, Italy)

WC26W1-2: Generalized Differential Transmission for STBC Systems    
Liangbin Li, Zhaoxi Fang, Zongxin Wang (Fudan University, China)
Zhu Yu (HKUST, Hong Kong)

WC26W1-3: Performance of MIMO HARQ Under Receiver Complexity Constraints
Dimitris Toumpakaris (University of Patras, Greece)
Jungwon Lee, Adina Matache, Hui-Ling Lou (Marvell Semiconductor, Inc, USA)                                  

WC26W1-4: A New Diagonally Layered Spatial Multiplexing Scheme with Partial Channel Knowledge
Srinivas Kothapalli, Giridhar Krishnamurthy, David Koilpillai
(Indian Institute of Technology, India)

WC26W1-5: High-Rate Space-Time Coded Large MIMO Systems: Low-Complexity Detection and Performance    
Saif Mohammed, A. Chockalingam, B. Sundar Rajan
(Indian Institute of Science, India)

WC26W1-6: MIMO Transmitter Optimization with Mean and Covariance Feedback for Low SNR
Neevan Ramalingam, Zhengdao Wang (Iowa State University, USA)                
Wednesday, 3 December 2008
10:00 – 12:00
Location: Grand Ballroom A     
WC27W1: Cognitive Radio I      
Chair: Erik Perrins, University of Kansas, USA

WC27W1-1: Robust Designs For MISO-Based Cognitive Radio Networks With Primary User's Partial Channel State Information
Lan Zhang (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Ying-Chang Liang (Institute for Infocomm Research, SG)         
Yan Xin (National University of Singapore, Singapore)

WC27W1-2: GLRT-Based Spectrum Sensing for Cognitive Radio 
Teng Joon Lim (University of Toronto, Canada)
Rui Zhang, Ying-Chang Liang, Yonghong Zeng
(Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore)

WC27W1-3: A Comparison of Three Classes of Spectrum Sensing Techniques      
Takeshi Ikuma, Mort Naraghi-Pour (Louisiana State University, USA)

WC27W1-4: Sensing-based Spectrum Sharing in Cognitive Radio Networks  
Xin Kang (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Ying-Chang Liang (Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore)       
Lan Zhang, Hari Krishna Garg (National University of Singapore, Singapore)

WC27W1-5: Interference Reduction by Beamforming in Cognitive Networks  
Simon Yiu, Mai Vu, Vahid Tarokh (Harvard University, USA)

WC27W1-6: A Cognitive Framework for Improving Coexistence Among Heterogeneous Wireless Networks  
Stefan Geirhofer, Lang Tong (Cornell University, USA)
Brian Sadler (Army Research Laboratory, USA)                
Wednesday, 3 December 2008
10:00 – 12:00
Location: Grand Salon 12 
WC28W1: OFDM Estimation and Synchronization    
Chair: Ismail Guvenc, DoCoMo USA Labs, USA

WC28W1-1: BER Analysis of OFDM Systems Impaired by Phase Noise in Frequency-Selective Rayleigh Fading Channels  
Chi-Hsiao Yih (Tamkang University, Taiwan)

WC28W1-2: Maximum Likelihood Estimation and Correction of Carrier Frequency Offset in OFCDM Systems   
Lamiaa Khalid, Alagan Anpalagan (Ryerson University, Canada)

WC28W1-3: A Blind Maximum-SINR Synchronization Technique for OFDM Systems    
Wen-Long Chin, Sau-Gee Chen (National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan)

WC28W1-4: Doppler Spread Estimation by Subspace Tracking for OFDM Systems    
Xiaochuan Zhao, Tao Peng, Wenbo Wang
(Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China)                                   

WC28W1-5: Design and Analysis of Channel Estimation for Multi-Band OFDM-UWB Systems
Zhongjun Wang (Wipro Techno Centre (Singapore) Pte Ltd, Singapore)
Yan Xin (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Masayuki Tomisawa (Oki Techno Centre (Singapore) Pte Ltd, Singapore)

WC28W1-6: Spectral Sculpting for OFDM Based Opportunistic Spectrum Access by Extended Active Interference Cancellation      
Tao Jiang, Daiming Qu, Zhiqiang Wang
(Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China)             

Wednesday, December 2008
10:00 – 12:00
Location: Grand Ballroom B     
WN13W1: OFDM and OFDMA-Based Wireless Networks
Chair: Yi Qian, National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA

WN13W1-1: Adaptive Scheduling Algorithms for Multimedia Traffic in Wireless OFDMA Systems
Daniele Tarchi, Romano Fantacci, Dania Marabissi, Marco Cecchi
(University of Florence, Italy)

WN13W1-2: An Uplink Resource Allocation Scheme for SDMA-based IEEE 802.16 MIMO-OFDMA Systems    
Di Pang, Jinlong Hu, Jihua Zhou, Jinglin Shi
(Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
Eryk Dutkiewicz (University of Wollongong, Austria)

WN13W1-3: Interference Management Distributed Reservation Protocol for OFDM-Based UWB Communications
Raed Al-Zubi, Marwan Krunz (University of Arizona, USA)
Alaa Muqattash (Olympus Communication Technology of America, Inc., USA)

WN13W1-4: An Efficient Downlink Data Mapping Algorithm for IEEE802.16e OFDMA Systems
Xin Jin, Jinglin Shi, Jihua Zhou
(Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China)
Eryk Dutkiewicz (University of Wollongong, Australia)

WN13W1-5: Cross-layer Optimization for Fairness in OFDMA Cellular Networks with Fixed Relays    
Lei You (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Taiwan)
Mei Song (China)
Junde Song (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Taiwan)

WN13W1-6: Efficient Algorithms for Resource Allocation in Heterogeneous OFDMA Networks
Muhammad Shafi Al Bashar, Zhi Ding (University of California at Davis, USA)      
Wednesday, 3 December 2008
10:00 – 12:00
Location: Grand Salon 6
WN14W1: Network Designs and Protocols
Chair: Xi Zhang, Texas A&M University, USA

WN14W1-1: Reducing Sensing Error in Cognitive PANs through Modulation of Sensing Probability  
Vojislav Misic, Jelena Misic (University of Manitoba, Canada)

WN14W1-2: Wireless Access in Vehicular Environments Using BitTorrent and Bargaining 
Barsha Shrestha (Boise State University, USA)
Dusit Niyato (University of Manitoba, Canada)                   
Zhu Han (Boise State University, USA)
Ekram Hossain (University of Manitoba, Canada)

WN14W1-3: Network Planning for Next-Generation Metropolitan-Area Broadband Access under EPON-WiMAX Integration
Bin Lin, Pin-Han Ho, Sherman Shen (University of Waterloo, Canada)

WN14W1-4: Analysis of Delayed Acknowledgment Scheme with Packet Fragmentation of UWB-based WPAN
Ruonan Zhang, Lin Cai (University of Victoria, Canada)

WN14W1-5: Analysis of Wireless Inertial Sensing for Athlete Coaching Support     
Lawrence Cheng (University College London, UK)

WN14W1-6: Energy Efficient Communication in Multi-Radio PANs 
Huaiyu Liu (Intel Corporation, USA)
Niveditha Sundaram (University of Wisconsin, USA)
Tsung-Yuan (Charles) Tai (Intel Corporation, USA)

Poster Sessions

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
10:00 – 12:00
Location: Expo Poster Area 1      
Title: Communications QoS, Reliability, and Performance Modeling I      
Chair: Toshinori Tsuboi, Tokyo University of Technology, Japan       
CQ11PW1-1: A Novel QoS-based Co-allocation Model in Computational Grid   
Peng XIAO (Central South University, China)

CQ11PW1-2: Blooming Trees for Minimal Perfect Hashing     
Gianni Antichi, Domenico Ficara, Stefano Giordano, Gregorio Procissi, Fabio Vitucci (University of Pisa, Italy) 

CQ11PW1-3: The PCC Rule in the 3GPP IMS Policy and Charging Control Architecture     
Fabricio Gouveia, Marius Corici, Thomas Magedanz (Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany)                        
Alberto Diez (TU Berlin, Germany)

CQ11PW1-4: DSCIM: A Novel Service Invocation Mechanism in IMS    
Qi Qi (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China)

CQ11PW1-5: Bi-Dimensional P2P and MRBD Protocols to Enhance Lookup Performance
Pengbo Si (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China)
Fei Richard Yu (Carleton University, Ottawa, CA)
Hong Ji, Guangxin Yue (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China)

CQ11PW1-6: Target-Based Power Control for Queueing Systems with Applications to Packet Switches  
Benjamin Yolken, Dimitrios Tsamis, Nicholas Bambos (Stanford University, USA) 

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
10:00 – 12:00
Location: Expo Poster Area 2      
CQ12PW1: Communications QoS, Reliability, and Performance Modeling II     
Chair: Fabrizio Granelli, University of Trento, Italy   

CQ12PW1-1: Nonlinear Quadratic Pricing for Concavifiable Utilities in Network Rate Control
Quanyan Zhu (University of Toronto, Canada)

CQ12PW1-2: Benchmarking Stream-based XPath Engines Supporting Simultaneous Queries for Service Oriented Networking
T. C. Lam, Jason Ding, Stanley Poon (Cisco Systems, USA)

CQ12PW1-3: Networked Embedded Systems: a Quantitative Performance Comparison      
Antonio Pescape', Alessio Botta, Walter de Donato
(University of Napoli "Federico II", Italy)

CQ12PW1-4: A Virtual Node Based Network Distance Prediction Mechanism
Changyou Xing (PLA University of Science and Technology, China)

CQ12PW1-5: Correlation among Piecewise Unwanted Traffic Time Series
Kensuke Fukuda (National Institute of Informatics, Japan)
Toshio Hirotsu (Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan)
Osamu Akashi (NTT Network Innovation Labs., Japan)
Toshiharu Sugawara (Waseda University, Japan)

CQ12PW1-6: Investigating the Influence of Market Shares on Interconnection Settlements   
Ruzana Davoyan (University of Mannheim, Germany)

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
10:00 – 12:00
Location: Expo Poster Area 3      
Title: Multimedia Application over Wireless Networks
Chair: Abdelhamid Mellouk, University Paris XII, France

CS06PW1-1: Towards "Guardian Angels" and Improved Mobile User Experience
Ben Falchuk, Shoshana Loeb (Telcordia Technologies, Inc., USA)

CS06PW1-2: A New Approach of Announcement and Avoiding Routing Voids in Wireless Sensor Networks  
Mohamed Aissani, Abdelhamid Mellouk (University Paris XII, France)
Nadjib Badache (University of Sciences and Technology Houari Boumediane, Algeria)                                        

CS06PW1-3: A Service Based Clustering Approach for Pervasive Computing in Ad Hoc Networks  
Jaafar Gaber (UTBM, France)
Maghmoumi Chadi, Pascal Lorenz (University of Haute Alsace, France)

CS06PW1-4: Delay-Sensitive Services QoS Control in Sensor-Based Mass Applications     
Stipe Marinovic (Absolvent, Croatia)
Nikola Rozic (University of Split, Croatia)
Ivica Cubic (Ericsson Nikola Tesla d.d., Croatia)

CS06PW1-5: Maximum Utility Peer Selection for P2P Streaming in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks
Eren Gurses (University of Waterloo, Canada)
Anna Kim (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway)

CS06PW1-6: Quality-Driven Optimization for Content-Aware Real-Time Video Streaming in Wireless Mesh Networks
Dalei Wu, Song Ci, Haiyan Luo (University of Nebraska at Lincoln, USA)
Haohong Wang (Marvell Semiconductors, USA)                                                                                                                                                                      
Wednesday, 3 December 2008
13:30 – 15:30
Location: Grand Salon 4
AH19W2: Routing & Resource Management in MANET 
Chair: Wei Chen, Tsinghua University, China

AH19W2-1: A Distributed Random Access Protocol with Enhanced Routing in Time-slotted MANETs    
Yunjian Xu, Wei Chen, Zhigang Cao (Tsinghua University, China)
Khaled Letaief (Hong Kong University Science & Technology, Hong Kong)

AH19W2-2: Performance Improvement of Voice over Multihop 802.11 Networks  
Xinbing Wang (Shanghai Jiaotong University, China)
Hsiao-Hwa Chen (National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan)                                        

AH19W2-3: Location Prediction Based Routing Protocol for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
Natarajan Meghanathan (Jackson State University, USA)

AH19W2-4: Optimal Cell Size in Multi-hop Cellular Networks  
Hung Tam, Robert Benkoczi, Hossam Hassanein, Selim Akl
(Queen's University, Canada)

AH19W2-5: Statistical Call Admission Control for IEEE 802.11 Multi-hop Wireless Ad hoc Networks  
Atef Abdrabou, Weihua Zhuang (University of Waterloo, Canada)

AH19W2-6: Vertical Handoff between 802.11 and 802.16 Wireless Access Networks  
Yongqiang Zhang, Weihua Zhuang (University of Waterloo, Canada)
Aladdin Saleh (Bell Canada, Canada)           

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
13:30 – 15:30
Location: Grand Salon 7
AH20W2: Capacity & Channel Allocation  
Chair: Syed Jafar, University of California Irvine, USA

AH20W2-1: Channel Capacity and Second Order Statistics in Tactical Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
Basile L. Agba (Institut de Recherche d'Hydro-Québec, Canada)
Francois Gagnon, Ammar Kouki (école de Technologie Supérieure, Canada)

AH20W2-2: Joint QoS-aware Node Clustering and Tax-based Subcarrier Allocation for Wireless Mesh Networks
Ho Ting Cheng, Weihua Zhuang (University of Waterloo, Canada)
Aladdin Saleh (Bell Canada, Canada)

AH20W2-3: Joint Association, Routing and Bandwidth Allocation for Wireless Mesh Networks  
Lin Luo (Rutgers University, USA)
Hang Liu (Thomson Inc., USA)

AH20W2-4: VoIP Call Capacity over Wireless Mesh Networks   Md.
Atiur Siddique, Joarder Kamruzzaman (Monash University, Australia)

AH20W2-5: Effective Radio Partitioning and Efficient Queue Management Schemes in a Wireless Mesh Network    
Weihuang Fu, Dharma Agrawal (University of Cincinnati, USA)

AH20W2-6: Rate-Based Channel Assignment Algorithm for Multi-Channel Multi-Rate Wireless Mesh Networks  
Sok-Hyong Kim, Young-Joo Suh (Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea)

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
13:30 – 15:30
Location: Grand Salon 16 
AH21W2: Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks
Chair: Farid Naït-Abdesselam, University of Sciences and Technologies of Lille, France

AH21W2-1: Streaming Media Distribution in VANETs    
Carla-Fabiana Chiasserini, Claudio Casetti (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)
Fabio Soldo (University of California at Irvine, USA)
Pedro Chaparro (Catalonia University of Technology, Spain)

AH21W2-2: A Layer-2 Multi-hop Authentication and Credential Delivery Scheme for Vehicular Networks  
Christian Tchepnda (France Telecom R&D, France)

AH21W2-3: A Tree-Based Signature Scheme for VANETs    
Yixin Jiang, Minghui Shi, Sherman Shen (University of Waterloo, Canada)
Chuang Lin (Tsinghua University, China)

AH21W2-4: ECMV: Efficient Certificate Management Scheme for Vehicular Networks
Albert Wasef, Yixin Jiang, Sherman Shen (University of Waterloo, Canada)

AH21W2-5: RPB-MD: A Novel Robust Message Dissemination Method for VANETs    
Congyi Liu, Chunxiao Chigan (Michigan Tech, USA)

AH21W2-6: Geo-localized Virtual Infrastructure for VANETs: Design and Analysis    
Moez Jerbi (France Telecom R&D, France)
Andre-Luc Beylot (ENSEEIHT, France)
Sidi-Mohammed Senouci (France Telecom R&D, France)
Yacine Ghamri Doudane (LRSM, France)

Wednesday, 1 December 2008
13:30 – 15:30
Location: Grand Salon 3
CQ08W2: Traffic Modeling 
Chair: Bob Callaway, IBM, USA

CQ08W2-1: An End-to-End Performance Inference Technique for Peer-to-Peer Networks
Benjamin Feng, Changcheng Huang (Carleton University, Canada
ichael Devetsikiotis (North Carolina State University, USA)

CQ08W2-2: Online Identification of Applications Using Statistical Behavior Analysis    
Jin Cao, Aiyou Chen, Indra Widjaja (Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent Technologies, USA)
Nengfeng Zhou (University of Michigan, USA)

CQ08W2-3: A Simple, Two-Level Markovian Traffic Model for IPTV Video Sources    
Fengdan Wan, Lin Cai, T. Aaron Gulliver (University of Victoria, Canada)

CQ08W2-4: Modeling Video Traffic from Multiplexed H.264 Videoconference Streams
Aggelos Lazaris (Technical University of Crete, Greece)
Polychronis Koutsakis (McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada)

CQ08W2-5: An Automatic Scheme to Categorize User Sessions in Modern HTTP Traffic     
Xiaozhu Lin, Lin Quan, Hai-yan Wu (Tsinghua University, China)

CQ08W2-6: Identification of the Cut-off Scale of OBS Ingress Traffic 
Gustavo Figueiredo, Nelson L. S. da Fonseca (State University of Campinas, Brazil)
Cesar Augusto Melo (State University of Amazonas, Manaus, Brazil)

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
13:30 – 15:30   
Location: Grand Salon 19 
NG08W2: Network Measurement 
Chair: Henrik Lundqvist, NEC Europe Ltd, Germany

NG08W2-1: On the Variability of Internet Host Interactions      
DongJin Lee, Nevil Brownlee (University of Auckland, New Zealand)

NG08W2-2: Network Topology Discovery Based on a Finite Set of Hypotheses      
Andrea Di Pietro, Domenico Ficara, Stefano Giordano, Francesco Oppedisano, Gregorio Procissi
(University of Pisa, Italy)

NG08W2-3: What if the end systems knew the bandwidth available in the network?  
Paulo Loureiro (Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal)
Edmundo Monteiro (University of Coimbra, Portugal)

NG08W2-4: Efficient Table Lookup Method for Performance Monitoring of VoIP flows in Mobile Environment     
Yoshinori Kitatsuji, Teruyuki Hasegawa, Hidetoshi Yokota
(KDDI R&D Laboratories, Inc., Japan)

NG08W2-5: Automatic Large Scale Generation of Internet PoP Level Maps
Dima Feldman, Yuval Shavitt (Tel-Aviv University, Israel)

NG08W2-6: Peer-to-Peer Traffic: From Measurements to Analysis
Fabrice Guillemin (France Telecom R&D, France)
Catherine Rosenberg, Long Le (University of Waterloo, Canada)

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
13:30 – 15:30
Location: Grand Salon 10 
NS08W2: Denial of Service    
Chair: Suku Nair, Southern Methodist University, USA

NS08W2-1: An Aggregative Approach for Scalable Detection of DoS Attacks     
Sudhakar Ganti, Kui Wu, Alireza Hamidi (University of Victoria, Canada)

NS08W2-2: Evaluation of an Online Parallel Anomaly Detection System      
Shashank Shanbhag, Tilman Wolf (University of Massachusetts, USA)

NS08W2-3: Enhancing Security Using the Discarded Security Information in Mobile WiMAX Networks  
Youngwook Kim, Saewoong Bahk (Seoul National University, Korea)

NS08W2-4: A Dynamic Load-Balanced Hashing Scheme for Networking Applications     
Sertac Artan, Haowei Yuan, H. Jonathan Chao (Polytechnic University Brooklyn, USA)

NS08W2-5: A Method of Detecting Network Anomalies in Cyclic Traffic    
Shigeaki Harada (NTT, Japan)

NS08W2-6: Efficient and Low-Cost Hardware Defense Against DNS Amplification Attacks
Changhua Sun, Lei Shi, Bin Liu (Tsinghua University, China)

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
13:30 – 15:30
Location: Grand Salon 13 
NS09W2: Intrusion Detection I      
Chair: Yang Xiao, University of Alabama, USA

NS09W2-1: Botnets Detection Based on IRC-Community
Wei Lu (University of New Brunswick, University of Victoria, Canada)

NS09W2-2: Detection of Bot Infected PCs Using Destination-based IP and Domain Whitelists during a Non-operating Term 
Keisuke Takemori (KDDI R&D Laboratories Inc., Japan)
Masakatsu Nishigaki, Tomohiro Takami (Shizuoka University, Japan)       
Yutaka Miyake (KDDI R&D Laboratories Inc., Japan)

NS09W2-3: Security Rules Specification and Analysis Based on Passive Testing      
Wissam Mallouli, Fayçal Bessayah (Institut Telecom Sud Paris, France)
Ana Cavalli (INT Evry, France)

NS09W2-4: Centroid Based Classification Model for Location Distinction in Dynamic Wireless Network    
Lin Liao, Weijia Jia (City University of Hong Kong, China)

NS09W2-5: An Analysis of Monitoring Based Intrusion Detection for Ad Hoc Networks  
Rajendra Boppana, Xu Su (University of Texas at San Antonio, USA)

NS09W2-6: Regular Expression Matching for Reconfigurable Constraint Repetition Inspection
Miad Faezipour, Mehrdad Nourani (University of Texas at Dallas, USA)

Wednesday, December 3 2008
13:30 – 15:30
Location: Grand Salon 24 
ON05W2: Protection and Restoration in Optical Networks
Chair: Ravi Subrahmanyan     

ON05W2-1: Survivable WDM Networks Design with Non-Simple p-Cycle-Based PWCE
Samir Sebbah, Brigitte Jaumard (Concordia University, Canada)

ON05W2-2: Network Protection Codes Against Link Failures Using Network Coding
Salah A. Aly (Texas A&M University, USA)
Ahmed Kamal (Iowa State University, USA)

ON05W2-3: On the Benefits of a Fast Heuristic for Backup Reprovisioning in WDM Networks
Diego Lucerna, Massimo Tornatore, Achille Pattavina (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)

ON05W2-4: Robust Routing in Load-balancing WDM Networks to Cope with Multiple Failures
Rui Dai, Le Min Li (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China)

ON05W2-5: Monitoring Trail: a New Paradigm for Fast Link Failure Localization in WDM Mesh Networks  
Bin Wu, Pin-Han Ho (University of Waterloo, Canada)
Kwan Yeung (University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)

ON05W2-6: Differentiated Availability-Aware Connection Provisioning in Optical Transport Networks  
Burak Kantarci (Istanbul Technical University, Turkey)
Hussein Mouftah (University of Ottawa, Canada)    
Sema Oktug (Istanbul Technical University, Turkey)

Wednesday, 3 December
13:30 – 15:30
Location:   Grand Ballroom B     
SA10W2: Cognitive Radio and Networks (MAC/Cross-layer/Networking)
Chair: Onur Altintas, Toyota InfoTechnology Center, Japan

SA10W2-1: Comparison of Opportunistic Spectrum Multichannel Medium Access Control Protocols   
Przemyslaw Pawelczak (Delft University of Technology, Netherlands)
Sofie Pollin (IMEC / University of California at Berkeley, USA)
R. Venkatesha Prasad (Delft University of Technology, Netherlands)

SA10W2-2: STOD-RP: A Spectrum-Tree Based On-Demand Routing Protocol for Multi-Hop Cognitive Radio Networks  
Guomei Zhu (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China)
Ian Akyildiz (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)
Geng-Sheng Kuo (National Chengchi University, Taiwan)

SA10W2-3: A Column Generation Approach for Spectrum Allocation in Cognitive Wireless Mesh Network    
Zhang Jianmin, Zhaoyang Zhang (Zhejiang University, China)

SA10W2-4: Opportunistic Spectrum Access: Online Search of Optimality     
Afef Ben Hadj Alaya - Feki (Orange Labs, France)
Berna Sayrac (France Telecom R&D, France)
Eric Moulines (Telecom ParisTech, France)
Alain LeCornec (Orange Labs, France)

SA10W2-5: Optimal Discovery of Bandwidth Opportunities in Spectrum Agile Networks  
Bechir Hamdaoui (Oregon State University, USA)

SA10W2-6: A Cooperative Relay Scheme for Secondary Communication in Cognitive Radio Networks  
Xiaowen Gong, Wei Liu, Wenqing Cheng, Wei Yuan
(Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China)

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
13:30 – 15:00
Location: Grand Salon 22   
SP11W2: Advanced Topics in Signal Processing II
Chair:  Hsiao-Chun Wu, Louisiana State University, USA

SP11W2-1: Impact of Signaling Schemes on Iterative Linear Minimum-Mean-Square-Error Detection 
Li Ping, Xiaojun Yuan, Qinghua Guo, Jun Tong
(City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)

SP11W2-2: Filter Design with Secrecy Constraints: The Degraded Parallel Gaussian Wiretap Channel     
Miguel Rodrigues, Pedro Almeida (University of Porto, Portugal)

SP11W2-3: Performance Enhancement of Channel-Phase Precoded Ultra-Wideband (CPP-UWB) Systems by Rake Receivers 
Yu-Hao Chang (University of Southern California, USA)
Shang-Ho Tsai (National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan) 
Xiaoli Yu, C.-C. Jay Kuo (University of Southern California, USA)

SP11W2-4: Maximizing the Periodogram     
Barry Quinn (Macquarie University, Australia)
Robby McKilliam, Vaughan Clarkson (University of Queensland, Australia)

SP11W2-5: Allocation of Feedback Bits among Users in Broadcast MIMO Channels    
Bruno Clerckx, Gil Kim, Joonil Choi, Sungjin Kim
(Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, Korea)

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
13:30 – 15:30
Location:  Grand Ballroom A     
WC29W2: Multiuser MIMO
Chair: Syed Jafar, University of California at Irvine, USA

WC29W2-1: Performance Enhancement of Random Unitary Beamforming based Multiuser MIMO Systems with Optimum Combining 
Peng Lu, Hong-Chuan Yang (University of Victoria, Canada)
Young-Chai Ko (Korea University, Korea)

WC29W2-2: MIMO Multichannel Beamforming: Analysis in the Presence of Rayleigh Fading, Unbalanced Interference and Noise  
Sun Liang, Matthew McKay (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong)
Shi Jin (Southeast University, China)

WC29W2-3: MIMO Multiple Access Channels with Noisy Channel Estimation and Partial CSI Feedback  
Alkan Soysal (Bahcesehir University, Turkey)
Sennur Ulukus (University of Maryland, USA)

WC29W2-4: Thresholded Interference Cancellation Algorithm for the LTE Uplink Multiuser MIMO
XinZheng Wang, Pengcheng Zhu, Chen Ming (Southeast University, Taiwan)

WC29W2-5: Performance of an Iterative Multi-User Receiver for MIMO-OFDM Systems in a Real Indoor Scenario
Pierluigi Salvo Rossi (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway)
Peter Hammarberg, Fredrik Tufvesson, Ove Edfors, Peter Almers
(Lund University, Lund, Sweden)
Veli-Matti Kolmonen, Jussi Koivunen (Helsinki University of Technology, Finland)
Katsuyuki Haneda (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)       
Ralf Mueller (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway)

WC29W2-6: Interference-Aware Decentralized Precoding for Multicell MIMO TDD Systems
ByongOk Lee, Hui Won Je, Ill Soo Sohn, Kwang Bok Lee
(Seoul National University, Korea)

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
13:30 – 15:30
Location: Grand Salon 18   
WC30W2: Performance of Cooperative Communication Systems  
Chair: Xian Liu, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, USA

WC30W2-1: Ergodic Capacity of Multi-Hop Wireless Relaying Systems in Rayleigh Fading
Golnaz Farhadi, Norman Beaulieu (University of Alberta, Canada)

WC30W2-2: Level-Crossing Rate and Average Duration of Fades of the Envelope of Mobile-to-Mobile Fading Channels in Cooperative Networks Under Line-of-Sight Conditions 
Batool Talha, Matthias Patzold (University of Agder, Norway)

WC30W2-3: Performance of Cooperative Multi-Hop Wireless Systems over Log-Normal Fading Channels   
Marco Di Renzo (Telecommunications Technological Center of Catalonia, Spain)
Fabio Graziosi,  Fortunato Santucci (University of l'Aquila, Italy)

WC30W2-4: Near-Optimum Power Allocation for Outage Restricted Distributed MIMO Multi-Hop Networks  
Dirk Wübben, Yidong Lang (University of Bremen, Germany)

WC30W2-5: Diversity Performance of a Practical Non-Coherent Detect-and-Forward Receiver
Michael Souryal (National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA)
Huiqing You (Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden)

WC30W2-6: Non-Coherent Amplify-and-Forward Generalized Likelihood Ratio Test Receiver
Michael Souryal (National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA)                                    
Wednesday, 3 December
13:30 – 15:30
Location: Grand Salon 15 
WC31W2: Cognitive Radio II
Chair: Shuangqing Wei, Louisiana State University, USA

WC31W2-1: Power Allocation for Cognitive Radios Based on Primary User Activity in an OFDM System      
Ziaul Hasan (University of British Columbia, Canada)
Ekram Hossain (University of Manitoba, Canada)
Vijay Bhargava (University of British Columbia, Canada)

WC31W2-2: Resource Sharing in Cognitive Radio Systems: Outage Capacity and Power Allocation under Soft Sensing     
Vahid Asghari, Sonia Aissa (University of Quebec, INRS-EMT, Canada)

WC31W2-3: Game Theoretic Rate Adaptation for Spectrum-Overlay Cognitive Radio Networks
Laxminarayana Pillutla, Vikram Krishnamurthy (University of British Columbia, Canada)

WC31W2-4: Game Theoretic Approach to Spectrum Allocation for Weak Interference Systems
Peter von Wrycza, Bhavani Shankar, Mats Bengtsson, Björn Ottersten (Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden)

WC31W2-5: Cooperative and Non-cooperative Aloha Games with Channel Capture     
Younggeun Cho, Fouad Tobagi (Stanford University, USA)

WC31W2-6: Weighted Sum Rate Optimization of Multicell Cognitive Radio Networks  
Yao Ma, Leith Alex (Iowa State University, USA)
Dong In Kim (Sungkyunkwan University, Korea)

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
13:30 – 15:30
Location: Grand Salon 12 
WC32W2: OFDM  Loading, Performance, and PAPR      
Chair: Teng Joon Lim, University of Toronto, Canada

WC32W2-1: Efficient Ergodic Discrete Loading for OFDM Systems    
Brian Krongold, Yuan Yuan He (University of Melbourne, Australia)

WC32W2-2: Joint Power Loading of Data and Pilots in OFDM using Imperfect Channel State Information at the Transmitter 
Chitaranjan Pelur Sukumar (University of California at Irvine, USA)
Ricardo Merched (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Ahmed Eltawil (University of California at Irvine, USA)

WC32W2-3: Novel Low-Complexity SLM Schemes for PAPR Reduction in OFDM Systems    
Chih-Peng Li, Sen-Hung Wang, Kun-Sheng Lee
(National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan)
Chin-Liang Wang (National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan)

WC32W2-4: BER Analysis for Asymmetric OFDM Systems    
Lin Luo, (Australian National University, Australia)
Jian (Andrew) Zhang, Zhenning Shi (National ICT Australia, Australia)

WC32W2-5: Performance of BICM-OFDM Systems in Non-Gaussian Noise and Interference     
Amir Nasri, Robert Schober (University of British Columbia, Canada)

WC32W2-6: Capacity Analysis for OFDM Systems with Transceiver I/Q Imbalance    
Stefan Krone, Gerhard Fettweis (Technische University Dresden, Germany)

Wednesday, 1 December 2008
13:30 - 15:30
Location: Grand Salon 9
WN15W2: Wireless Mesh Networks
Chair: Meikang Qiu, University of New Orleans, USA

WN15W2-1: Connection-Based Scheduling for Supporting Real-time Traffic in Wireless Mesh Networks  
Jun Zou, Dongmei Zhao (McMaster University, Canada)

WN15W2-2: Nonpreemptive constrained link scheduling in wireless mesh networks  
Yiqun Wu (Tsinghua University, China)
Ying Jun (Angela) Zhang (Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
Zhisheng Niu (Tsinghua University, China)

WN15W2-3: Multi-Hop Effective Bandwidth Based Routing in Multi-Radio Wireless Mesh Networks  
Hongkun Li, Yu Cheng, Chi Zhou (Illinois Institute of Technology, USA)                

WN15W2-4: Interplay of Network Topology and Channel Assignment in Multi-Radio Multi-Rate Multi-Channel Wireless Mesh Networks  
Tehuang Liu, Wanjiun Liao (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)    

WN15W2-5: Topology Control for Max-min Traffic Delivery Ratio using Directional Antennas for Wireless Mesh Networks  
Jun Zhang, Zhongming Zheng, Xiaohua Jia
(City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)

WN15W2-6: A Multi-objective Optimization Model For Planning Robust and Least Interfered Wireless Mesh Networks  
Benyamina Djohara, Abdel Hafid, Michel Gendreau (University of Montreal, Canada)

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
13:30 – 15:30
Location:  Grand Salon 6
WN16W2: Resource Management in WLANs
Chair: Song Ci, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, USA

WN16W2-1: LN-MAC: a Cross-layer Explicit Loss Notification Solution for TCP over IEEE 802.11
Ayyappan Ravichandran, Marco Tacca (University of Texas at Dallas, USA)
Michael Welzl (University of Innsbruck, Austria)
Andrea Fumagalli (University of Texas at Dallas, USA)

WN16W2-2: QoS Enhancement for Co-existence of IEEE 802.11e and Legacy IEEE 802.11      
Ya-Ling Hsu, Yu-Kai Huang, Ai-Chun Pang (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)                   
WN16W2-3: Priority Based Power Saving Mode in WLAN 
Fan Zhu, Zhisheng Niu (Tsinghua University, China)

WN16W2-4: A Kalman Filter Approach for Distinguishing Channel and Collision Errors in IEEE 802.11 Networks  
Angeliki Sgora (University of the Aegean, Greece)

WN16W2-5: How Conservative IEEE 802.11 DCF is when using Directional Antenna?  
Tamer Nadeem (Siemens Corporate Research, Inc., USA)

WN16W2-6: Reservation-based Distributed Collision Avoidance Channel Access Scheme for WLAN
Qing Li (Hitachi America, USA)                                                                                                       

Poster Sessions

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
13:30 – 15:30
Location: Expo Poster Area 1      
WN19PW2: Enabling Techniques I
Chair: Shiwen Mao, Auburn University, USA          

WN19PW2-1: Distributed Multi-Interface Multi-Channel Random Access     
Amir Hamed Mohsenian Rad, Vincent Wong (University of British Columbia, Canada)

WN19PW2 -2: Throughput Analysis of a Medium Access Control Protocol for a Distributed Cooperative ARQ Scheme in Wireless Networks  
Jesus Alonso-Zarate (Telecommunications Technological Centre of Catalonia, Spain)
Elli Kartsakli (Universidad Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain)        
Christos Verikoukis (Telecommunications Technological Centre of Catalonia, Spain)
Luis Alonso (Universidad Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain)

WN19PW2 -3: HLBP: A Hybrid Leader Based Protocol for MAC Layer Multicast Error Control in Wireless LANs
Zhao Li, Thorsten Herfet (Saarland University, Germany)

WN19PW2-4: COMB: Cell based Orientation aware MANET Broadcast MAC Layer
Cristina Rico García, Andreas Lehner (German Aerospace Center, Germany)
Thomas Strang (DLR Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany)

WN19PW2-5: Applications of Video Distortion Estimation Algorithms for Efficient Video Streaming  
Fulvio Babich, Marco D'Orlando, Francesca Vatta (University of Trieste, Italy)

WN19PW2-6: On the Impact of Inter-cell Interference in LTE    
Andras Racz (Ericsson Research, Hungery)
Norbert Reider (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary)
Gabor Fodor (Ericsson Research, Sweden)                  
Wednesday, 3 December 2008
13:30 – 15:30
Location: Expo Poster Area 2      
WN20PW2: Enabling Techniques II
Chair: Geyong Min, University of Bradford, UK

WN20PW2-1: A New Model Reduction Method for Traffic Described by Markov Modulated Poisson Processes
Ming Yu (Florida State University, Tallahassee, USA)

WN20PW2-2: Optimizing Throughput of UWB Networks with AMC, DRP, and Dly-ACK
Ruonan Zhang, Lin Cai (University of Victoria, Canada)

WN20PW2-3: TCP SPC: Statistic Process Control for Enhanced Transport over Wireless Links
Dawei Gao, Yantai Shu, Medy Sanadidi (University of California at Los Angeles, USA)
Li Yu (Tianjin University, China)
Mario Gerla (University of California at Los Angeles, USA)

WN20PW2-4: Cross-Layer Adaptive Resource Allocation Algorithm For Wireless Communications Networks      
Karim Morsy (Cairo University, Egypt)
Fadel Digham (National Telecom Regulatory Authority, Cairo, Egypt)
Mohammed Nafie (Cairo University, Egypt)
Ayman Elezabi (American University, Cairo, Egypt)

WN20PW2-5: Cross Layer Optimization with Complete Fairness Constraints in OFDMA Relay Networks 
Jianwei Wang (Helsinki University of Technology, Finland)                     

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
13:30 – 15:30
Location: Expo Poster Area 3
WN21PW2: Enabling Techniques III  
Chair: Wenjing Lou, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA  

WN21PW2-1: Transport of Long-Range Dependent Traffic in Single-Hop and Multi-Hop IEEE 802.11e Networks  
Stefano Bregni, Paolo Giacomazzi, Gabriella Saddemi (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)

WN21PW2-2: Advanced Adaptive Gossiping Using 2-Hop Neighborhood Information
Boto Bako, Frank Kargl, Elmar Schoch, Michael Weber (Ulm University, Germany)

WN21PW2-3: Low Information Redundancy Based Node Partition Protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks  
Azzedine Boukerche, Xin Fei (University of Ottawa, Canada)

WN21PW2-4: Efficient WLAN Discovery Schemes Based on IEEE 802.21 MIH Services in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks  
Wan-Seon Lim, Dong-Wook Kim, Young-Joo Suh
(Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea)
Jeong-Jae Won (Samsung Electronics, Korea)

WN21PW2-5: Bond-Percolation Based Optimal Density for Exposure-Path Prevention in Wireless Sensor Networks  
Xi Zhang, Liang Liu (Texas A&M University, USA)
Huadong Ma (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China)

WN21PW2-6: Novel Topology Control Scheme for Future Wireless Mesh Networks  
Kejie Lu (University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, Puerto Rico)
Tao Zhang (New York Institute of Technology, USA)
Yi Qian (National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA)
Shengli Fu (University of North Texas, USA)  
Wednesday, 3 December 2008
16:00 – 18:00
Location: Grand Salon 4
AH22W3: Physical Ad-Hoc   
Chair: Michele Zorzi, Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy

AH22W3-1: An Efficient Model of 802.11 Ad Hoc Networks under a Block-fading Rayleigh Channel with Physical Layer Capture     
Jin Sheng, Kenneth Vastola (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA)

AH22W3-2: On Physical-Aware Directional MAC Protocol for Indoor Wireless Networks
Yassine Hadjadj Aoul, Farid Naït-Abdesselam
(University of Sciences and Technologies of Lille, France)

AH22W3-3: Spatial Interference Cancellation for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks: Perfect CSI
Kaibin Huang, Jeffrey Andrews, Robert Heath (University of Texas at Austin, USA)
Dongning Guo, Randall Berry (Northwestern University, USA)

AH22W3-4: Antenna Selection Diversity based MAC Protocol for MIMO Ad hoc wireless Networks  
Abhijeet Bhorkar, Manoj Bs, Bhaskar Rao (University of California at San Diego, USA)

AH22W3-5: On the Statistics and MAC Implications of Channel Estimation Errors in MIMO Ad Hoc Networks  
Michele Zorzi (Università degli di Padova, Italy)

AH22W3-6: Efficient Broadcast in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks with a Realistic Physical Layer 
Hui Xu, J. J. (Joaquin) Garcia-Luna-Aceves
(University of California at Santa Cruz, USA)

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
16:00 – 18:00
Location: Grand Salon 7
AH23W3: Topology Management & Physical Mesh
Chair: Yang Xiao, University of Alabama, USA

AH23W3-1: An Architecture for Survivable Mesh Networking
Michele Nogueira Lima (Université Pierre et Marie Currie, Paris, France)
Helber da Silva (Federal University of Ceará, Brazil)
Aldri Santos (Federal University of Parana, Brazil)
Guy Pujolle (University of Paris, France)

AH23W3-2: Design of Wireless Mesh Networks: Expansion and Reliability Studies      
Abdel Hafid, Michel Gendreau (University of Montreal, Canada)

AH23W3-3: On the Achievable Throughput of Multi-Band Multi-Antenna Wireless Mesh Networks
Bechir Hamdaoui (Oregon State University, USA)
Kang Shin (University of Michigan, USA)

AH23W3-4: Joint Tx and Rx IQ Imbalance Compensation of OFDM Transceiver in Mesh Network
Chia-Horng Liu (Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd., Taiwan)

AH23W3-5: A Distributed System for Cooperative MIMO Transmissions  
Hsin-Yi Shen, Haiming Yang, Biplab Sikdar (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA) Shivkumar Kalyanaraman (IBM India Research Laboratory, IN)

AH23W3-6: Joint scheduling and rate control algorithms for stable throughput maximization under channel estimation in single-hop wireless networks  
Anna Pantelidou, Anthony Ephremides (University of Maryland, USA)

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
16:00 – 18:00
Location: Grand Salon 16 
AH24W3: Data Gathering & Data Centric   
Chair: Rami Langar, University of Waterloo, Canada    

AH24W3-1: EEBASS: Energy-Efficient Balanced Storage Scheme for Sensor Networks  
Lei Xie, Li-jun Chen, Daoxu Chen, Li Xie (Nanjing University, China)

AH24W3-2: A New Data Gathering Scheme Based on Set Cover Algorithm for Mobile Sinks in WSNs
Yutaro Sasaki, Hidehisa Nakayama (Tohoku University, Japan)
Nirwan Ansari (NJIT, USA)
Yoshiaki Nemoto, Nei Kato (Tohoku University, Japan)

AH24W3-3: A Mobility Prediction-based Adaptive Data Gathering Protocol for Delay Tolerant Mobile Sensor Network    
Jinqi Zhu (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China)
Jiannong Cao (Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong)
Ming Liu (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China)
Yuan Zheng (Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong)
Haigang Gong (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China)
Guihai Chen (Nanjing University, Nanjing, CN)

AH24W3-4: Exploiting Affinity Propagation for Energy-Efficient Information Discovery in Sensor Networks  
Robin Doss, Gang Li (Deakin University, Australia)

AH24W3-5: Data Collection Using RFID and a Mobile Reader      
Michael Lin, Hosam Rowaihy, Timothy Bolbrock, Guohong Cao, Tom La Porta
(Pennsylvania State University, USA)

AH24W3-6: A Domination Approach to Clustering Nodes for Data Aggregation     
Kranthi Kumar Mamidisetty, Shivakumar Sastry, Mike Ferrara, Maithili Ghamande
(University of Akron, USA)

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
16:00 – 18:00
Location: Grand Salon 3
CQ09W3: Performance Modeling and Evaluation
Chair: Luigi Atzori University of Cagliari, Italy  

CQ09W3-1: A Theoretical Model of the Effects of Losses and Delays on the Performance of SIP
Dorgham Sisalem, Mikkel Liisberg (Tekelec, Germany)

CQ09W3-2: The inference of link loss rates with internal monitors    
Haibo Su, Wentao Chen, Shijun Lin, Depeng Jin, Lieguang Zeng
(Tsinghua University, China)

CQ09W3-3: Identifying anomalous traffic sources using flow statistics   
Noriaki Kamiyama (NTT Service Integration Laboratories, Japan)

CQ09W3-4: A Measurement Study of P2P Live Video Streaming on WLANs     
Qin Wang, Kewen Lin, Ke Lin, Min Yang (Fudan University, Shanghai, China)

CQ09W3-5: A New Method for End-to-end Available Bandwidth Estimation  
Anfu Zhou (Institute of Computing Technology, China)

CQ09W3-6: Analysis of load-balanced switch with finite buffers    
Yury Audzevich, Yoram Ofek (University of Trento, Italy)
Miklos Telek (Technical University of Budapest, Hungary)
Bulent Yener (RPI, USA)                       

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
16:00 – 18:00
Location: Grand Salon 10 
CQ10W3: Reliable Network Design     
Chair: Chi-Ming Chen, AT&T, USA      

CQ10W3-1: Conventional Method for Optimizing a Multiplexing System to Achieve a Reliable and Cost Effective Network    
Toshikazu Sakano, Masaru Koyanagi, Yasuhiro Hataya, Masaya Okada, Yukio Ito
(NTT Communications Corporations, Japan)             
CQ10W3-2: Techniques for Probabilistic Multi-layer Network Analysis    
Rakesh Sinha, Kostas Oikonomou (AT&T Labs Research, USA)

CQ10W3-3: Connectivity and Stability at Failures in ISP Backbone Networks  
Noriaki Kamiyama (NTT Service Integration Laboratories, Japan)
Hiroyoshi Miwa (Kansai Gakuin University, Japan)                                                                                
CQ10W3-4: Optimal Relay Placement for Maximizing Path Diversity in Multipath Overlay Networks  
Vinh Bui, Weiping Zhu (University of New South Wales, Australia)         
CQ10W3-5: High-speed, Short-latency Multipath Ethernet for Data Center Area Communications
Nobuyuki Enomoto, Hideyuki Shimonishi, Junichi Higuchi, Takashi Yoshikawa, Atsushi Iwata (NEC Corporation, Japan)

CQ10W3-6: On The Accurate Identification Of Familiar Inter-Domain Routing Instabilities
Liang Wei, Ye Li, Jingping Bi, Guoqiang Zhang (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)            

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
16:00 – 18:00
Location: Grand Salon 21 
CT09W3: Coding and Modulation       
Chair: Salah A. Aly, Texas A&M University, USA

CT09W3-1: Mapping rearrangement for HARQ based on BPSK 
Leszek Szczecinski (INRS-EMT, Canada)
Andres Ceron, Rodolfo Feick (Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, Chile)
CT09W3-2: Protograph E2RC Codes      
Cuizhu Shi, Aditya Ramamoorthy (Iowa State University, USA)
CT09W3-3: Optimal LLR Clipping Levels for Mixed Hard/Soft Output Detection   
Ernesto Zimmermann (Technische Universitaet Dresden, Germany)
David Milliner, John Barry (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA) 
Gerhard Fettweis (Technische Universitaet Dresden, Germany)  
CT09W3-4: Novel Graph-Based Algorithms for Soft-Output Detection over Dispersive Channels
Dario Fertonani, Alan Barbieri, Giulio Colavolpe (University of Parma, Italy)                    
CT09W3-5: Bandwidth-Efficient Modulation Codes Based on Nonbinary Irregular Repeat Accumulate Codes
Mao-Ching Chiu (National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan)    
CT09W3-6: Iterative Detection Techniques for Clipped OFDM Systems
Jun Tong, Li Ping (City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
Wednesday, 3 December 2008
16:00 – 18:00
Location: Grand Salon 21 
CT10W3: Communication Systems  
Chair: Sriram Vishwanath, University of Texas at Austin, USA
CT10W3-1: Tight Bounds of the Generalized Marcum Q-Function Based on Log-concavity  
Yin Sun, Shidong Zhou (Tsinghua University, China)                                                  
CT10W3-2: A Configurable Symbol Synchronizer for Digital Systems    
W. Justin Barnes, Yahia Tachwali, Hazem H. Refai (University of Oklahoma, USA)                
CT10W3-3: Error Rate Performance of Multilevel Signals with Coherent Detection   
Nikos Sagias (University of Peloponnese, Greece)
Ranjan Mallik (Indian Institute of Technology - Delhi, India)
George Tombras (University of Athens, Greece)    
CT10W3-4: Quasi-Orthogonal Multi-Carrier CDMA
Yutaka Jitsumatsu (Kyushu University, Japan)              
CT10W3-5: Joint Channel and Mismatch Correction for OFDM Reception with Time-interleaved ADCs: Towards Mostly Digital MultiGigabit Transceiver Architectures   
Sandeep Ponnuru, Upamanyu Madhow, Munkyo Seo, Mark Rodwell
(University of California at Santa Barbara, USA)                                    
CT10W3-6: Performance Analysis of Type-II Hybrid ARQ Systems  
Yi-Hsuan Kao, Yen-Huan Li (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
16:00 – 18:00
Location: Grand Salon 19 
NG09W3: Overlay Networks
Chair:  Zhou Su, Waseda University, Japan

NG09W3-1: On the Design of Overlay Networks for IP Links Fault Verification
Mohammad Fraiwan, Manimaran Govindarasu (Iowa State University, USA) 
NG09W3-2: Fault Tolerant Service Composition in Service Overlay Networks  
Jin Wang, Jianping Wang (City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
Naijie Gu (University of science and technology of China, China)
NG09W3-3: Un-leeching P2P Streaming by Active Overlay Managament
Jeonghun Noh, Pierpaolo Baccichet, Aditya Mavlankar, Bernd Girod
(Stanford University, USA) 
NG09W3-4: Capacity-aware Mechanisms for Service Overlay Design       
Yi Zhang, Yong-Kang Ji, Min-You Wu (Shanghai JiaoTong University, China)
Wei Shu (University of New Mexico, USA)

NG09W3-5: Best-Effort Network Layer Packet Reordering in Support of Multipath Overlay Packet Dispersion 
John Lane, Akihiro Nakao (University of Tokyo, Japan)
NG09W3-6: Windowing BitTorrent for Video-on-Demand: Not All is Lost with Tit-for-Tat  
Petri Savolainen, Niklas Raatikainen, Sasu Tarkoma
(Helsinki University of Technology, Finland)

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
16:00 – 18:00
Location: Grand Salon 13 
NS10W3: Intrusion Detection II     
Chair: Simon Pietro Romano, University of Napoli Federico II, Italy

NS10W3-1: Specific Emitter Identification for Cognitive Radio with Application to IEEE 802.11
Kyouwoong Kim (Virginia Tech, USA)
Chad Spooner (NorthWest Research Associates, USA)
Ihsan Akbar, Jeffrey Reed (Virginia Tech, USA)
NS10W3-2: Masquerade Detection through GUIID
Eric Imsand, John Hamilton (Auburn University, USA)         
NS10W3-3: Real-Time Detection of Invisible Spreaders   Myung
Keun Yoon, Shigang Chen (University of Florida, USA)
NS10W3-4: Wavelet Based Detection of Session Hijacking Attacks in Wireless Networks  
Xiaobo Long, Biplab Sikdar (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA)          
NS10W3-5: A Machine Learning Based Reputation System for Defending Against Malicious Node Behavior   
Rehan Akbani, Turgay Korkmaz, Gottumukkala Raju
(University of Texas at San Antonio, USA)          
NS10W3-6: Threshold Smart Walk for the Containment of Local Worm Outbreak   
Lunquan Li (Pennsylvania State University, USA)                                                                                                   

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
16:00 – 18:00
Location: Grand Salon 24 
ON06W3: Optical Communications  
Chair: Vincent Chan, MIT, USA          

ON06W3-1: Power-Cost-Effective Node Architecture for Light-Tree Routing in WDM Networks
Gonzalo Fernández Del Carpio, D. Larrabeiti, Carmen Vazquez, Pedro Contreras (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain)                                                                         
ON06W3-2: A Novel "Lambda" Bit Conversion Technique for Highly Efficient Use of Wavelengths in WDM-based Optical Access System      
Hideaki Kimura, Takashi Yamada, Makoto Tsubokawa
(NTT Access Network Service Systems Laboratories, Japan)                                           
ON06W3-3: Collaborative Transmit Power Adaptive Optical Wireless System for an Indoor Channel
Jamal Alattar, Jaafar Elmirghani (University of Leeds, UK)       
ON06W3-4: Performance Modeling of Optical Code Division Multiple Access Networks Impaired by Group Velocity Dispersion 
Miguel Pimenta (University College London, UK)             
ON06W3-5: Signal Detection in Optical Communications through the Atmospheric Turbulence Channel     
Jacob Brandenburg, John Liu (Wayne State University, USA)                
ON06W3-6: Enhancement of Optical Wireless Multi-Pulse PPM 
Yusuke Kozawa, Hiromasa Habuchi (Ibaraki University, Japan)                                           
Wednesday, 3 December 2008
16:00 – 18:00
Location:  Grand Ballroom B     
SA11W3: Cognitive Radio and Networks (Regulation/Standardization/Theoretical Foundations/Implementation)
Chair: Zhu Han, University of Houston, USA

SA11W3-1: Collusion-Resistant Multi-Winner Spectrum Auction for Cognitive Radio Networks
Yongle Wu, Beibei Wang, K. J. Ray Liu, (University of Maryland, USA)
Thomas Clancy (Department of Defense, USA)                                             
SA11W3-2: A Game Theoretic Framework for distributed Self-coexistence among IEEE 802.22 Networks  
Shamik Sengupta, Rajarathnam Chandramouli (Stevens Institute of Technology, USA)
Swastik Brahma, Mainak Chatterjee (University of Central Florida, USA)
SA11W3-3: Evolutionary Game Framework for Behavior Dynamics in Cooperative Spectrum Sensing     
Beibei Wang, K. J. Ray Liu (University of Maryland, USA)
Thomas Clancy (Department of Defense, USA)                                                                   

SA11W3-4: A Frequency Agile Implementation for IEEE 802.22 Using Software Defined Radio Platform     
Yahia Tachwali, Mustafa Chmeiseh, Fadi Basma, Hazem Refai
(Oklahoma University, USA)                
SA11W3-5: Capacity Analysis of an Opportunistic Scheduling System in a Spectrum Sharing Environment     
Tae Won Ban, Dan Keun Sung, Bang Chul Jung (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea)
Wan Choi (Information and Communications University, Korea)                          
SA11W3-6: Information Theoretic Approach to Signal Feature Detection for Cognitive Radio
Mostafa Afgani, Sinan Sinanovic, Harald Haas (University of Edinburgh, UK)

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
16:00 – 18:00
Location: Grand Salon 22 
SP12W3: Advanced Topics in Signal Processing 3 
Chair: Shih Yu Chang, National Tsing Hua University of Taiwan, Taiwan

SP12W3-1: Effective Frame Level Rate Control for H.264/AVC Video Coding    
Yu Sun (University of Central Arkansas, USA)                
SP12W3-2: All-Optical Picosecond Signal Processing in a M-Z Interferometer Based on a Multi-Section Semiconductor Optical Amplifier
Claudio Crognale, Antonella Di Giansante (TechnoLabs S.p.A., , Italy)           
SP12W3-3: Joint Transmit Power and Filter Tap Allocation in DMT Transmitters with Per-tone Pulse Shaping  
Prabin Pandey, Marc Moonen (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belguim)
Luc Deneire (University of Nice, France)                                                    
SP12W3-4: Low-Complexity Iterative Detection for Spectral Efficient Cooperative Transmission
Tae-Won Yune (POSTECH, Korea)                                                                                                                             

SP12W3-5: MMSE Estimation of Distributely Coded Correlated Gaussian Sources Using Random Projections
Inaki Esnaola, Javier Garcia-Frias (University of Delaware, USA)                                          

SP12W3-6: Frequency Estimation Using Multiple Disjoint Pilot Blocks in Burst-Mode Communications
Joseph Palmer, Michael Rice (Brigham Young University, USA)

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
16:00 – 18:00
Location: Grand Ballroom A     
Chair: Ana Garcia Armada, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain

WC33W3-1: The Impact of Imperfect Channel State Information on QRD-based Precoded MIMO-OFDM System      
Kyeong Jin Kim, Peter Wang (Nokia Research Center, USa)
Ronald A. Iltis (University of California at Santa Barbara, USA)                                                 
WC33W3-2: A Supervised Learning Approach to Adaptation in Practical MIMO-OFDM Wireless Systems    
Robert Daniels, Robert Heath (University of Texas at Austin, USA)    
WC33W3-3: 3G LTE Simulations Using Measured MIMO Channels   
Yngve Sahlin, Henrik Asplund (Ericsson Research, Ericsson AB, Sweden)
WC33W3-4: Throughput/Delay Measurements of Limited Feedback Beamforming in Indoor Wireless Networks  
Robert Daniels, Ketan Mandke, Scott Nettles, Robert Heath
(University of Texas at Austin, USA)                        
WC33W3-5: Effect of Channel Estimation Errors in MIMO-OFDM Systems with Phase Noise Compensation  
Roberto Corvaja (University of Padova, Italy)
Ana Garcia Armada (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain)

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
16:00 – 18:00
Location: Grand Salon 18 
WC34W3: Coding in Cooperative Communication Systems  
Chair: Robert Schober, University of British Columbia, Canada

WC34W3-1: Complex Field Network Coding for Wireless Cooperative Multicast Flows
Jun Li, Wen Chen (Shanghai Jiaotong University, China)                          
WC34W3-2: Location-Aware Cooperative Communications utilizing Linear Network Coding       
Hung-Quoc Lai (US Army RDECOM CERDEC, USA)
Ahmed Ibrahim (University of Maryland, USA)                                          

WC34W3-3: Physical Layer Differential Network Coding for Two-way Relay Channels   
Tao Cui (California Institute of Technology, USA)
Feifei Gao (Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore)
Chintha Tellambura (University of Alberta, Canada)                   
WC34W3-4: Queued Cooperative Wireless Networks With Rateless Codes
Neelesh Mehta, Vinod Sharma, Gaurav Bansal (Indian Institute of Science, India)         
WC34W3-5: Novel Rateless Coded Selection Cooperation in Dual-Hop Relaying Systems    
Reza Nikjah, Norman Beaulieu (University of Alberta, Canada)                       
WC34W3-6: Enhanced Bidirectional Relaying Schemes for Multi-hop Communications
Minghai Feng, Xiaoming She, Lan Chen
(DoCoMo Beijing Communication Laboratories Co., Ltd, China) 

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
Location: Grand Salon 15   
Title: Cross-Layer Design 
WC35W3: Dimitris Toumpakaris, University of Patras, Greece

WC35W3-1: A Two-dimensional Markov Model for Cross-layer Design in AMC/ARQ-Based Wireless Networks  
Jaume Ramis, Loren Carrasco, Guillem Femenias
(University of the Balearic Islands, Spain) 
WC35W3-2: Joint Methods of Cell Searching and DoA Estimation for a Mobile Relay Station with Multiple Antennas  
Yo Han Ko, Yong Soo Cho (Chung-Ang University, Korea)                                                                                                                             
WC35W3-3: Energy Efficient Estimation of Gaussian Sources Over Inhomogeneous Gaussian MAC Channels 
Shuangqing Wei (Louisiana State University, USA)         
WC35W3-4: An Efficient Privacy-Preserving Scheme for Wireless Link Layer Security 
Yanfei Fan, Bin Lin, Yixin Jiang, Sherman Shen (University of Waterloo, Canada)           
WC35W3-5: Cross-Layer Design for Data Burst Construction in the Downlink of IEEE 802.16 Systems    
Patrick Hosein (Huawei Technologies, USA)         
WC35W3-6: SINR Balancing for the Multi-User Downlink under General Power Constraints
Albrecht Fehske, Fred Richter, Gerhard Fettweis (Technische Universität Dresden, Germany)

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
16:00 – 18:00   
Location: Grand Salon 12 
WC36W3: Transmission Technologies and Power Efficiency
Chair: Mustafa Cenk Gursoy, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, USA

WC36W3-1: A Novel CPM-SC-FDMA Transmission Scheme for Power Efficient Communication 
Marilynn Green (Nokia Siemens Networks, USA)
Erik Perrins (University of Kansas, Lawrence, USA)                                          

WC36W3-2: Efficient M-QAM Transmission using Compacted Magnitude Modulation Tables
Marco Gomes (University of Coimbra, Portugal)
Francisco Cercas (Instituto Superior das Ciências do Trabalho e da Empresa, Portgual)
Vitor Silva (Institute of Telecommunications, Portugal)
Martin Tomlinson (University of Plymouth, UK)              
WC36W3-3: Efficient Power Control Over Fading Channels  
Adrian Kotelba, Aarne Mammela (VTT, Finland)          
WC36W3-4: Energy-Efficient Transmission in Frequency-Selective Channels   
Guowang Miao (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)
Nageen Himayat (Intel Corporation, USA)
Geoffrey Li (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)

WC36W3-5: On the Mutual Information and Power Allocation for Vector Gaussian Channels with Finite Discrete Inputs
Chengshan Xiao, Yahong Zheng (Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA)                        
WC36W3-6: Trellis Shaping with Flexible Control of Peak and Average Power for Single-Carrier High-Order QAM  
Makoto Tanahashi, Hideki Ochiai (Yokohama National University, Japan)

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
16:00 – 18:00
Location: Grand Salon 9
WN17W3: Mobility Management and Routing in Wireless Networks-I     
Chair: Shie-Yuan Wang, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

WN17W3-1: A Mobility Management Scheme with QoS Support for Heterogeneous Multihomed Mobile Nodes    
Nguyen Dang, Xia Yang, Mai Son, Chai Kiat Yeo, Bu Sung Lee
(Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)

WN17W3-2: Seamless Handover using FMIPv6 with Effective Tunnel Management Scheme     
Mi-Jeong Yang (ETRI, Korea)

WN17W3-3: Fast Progress-Based Routing in Sensing-Covered Networks  
Tarek El Salti (University of Guelph, Canada)
Thomas Fevens, Alaa Eddien Abdallah (Concordia University, Canada)                                                                    
WN17W3-4: Global Optimal Routing, Scheduling and Power Control for Multi-hop Wireless Networks with Interference     
Javad Kazemitabar (University of California at Irvine, USA)
Vahid Tabatabaee (University of Maryland at College Park, USA)         
Hamid Jafarkhani (University of California at Irvine, USA)      
WN17W3-5: A Cross-Layer Scheme for Inter-RAT Handover from WiMAX to UMTS 
Bin Liu (E.N.S.T., France)

WN17W3-6: Time Dependent Message Spraying for Routing in Intermittently Connected Networks  
Eyuphan Bulut, Zijian Wang, Boleslaw Szymanski
(Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA)

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
16:00 – 18:00
Location: Grand Salon 6
WN18W3: Mobility Management and Routing in Wireless Networks-II
Chair: Xiaodong Lin, University of Waterloo, Canada

WN18W3-1: Hierarchical Scanning Algorithm for Integrated Mobile and Nomadic Access Systems
Jung-Min Moon, Dong-Ho Cho
(Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea)
WN18W3-2: Analysis of Signaling Cost for a Roaming User in a Heterogeneous Mobile Data Network    
Kumudu Munasinghe, Abbas Jamalipour (University of Sydney, Australia)                 
WN18W3-3: Low Complexity Localization Algorithm Based on NLOS Node Identification Using Minimum Subset for NLOS Environments   
Tomoaki Ohtsuki (Keio University, Japan)              
WN18W3-4: On Mobility of Voice-like and Data Traffic in IEEE802.16e     
Chadi Tarhini, Tijani Chahed (Institut TELECOM, France)     
WN18W3-5: Design and Evaluation of an Agenda-Based Location Service     
Mathias Boc, Anne Fladenmuller, Marcelo Dias de Amorim (UPMC University Paris 06, France)            
WN18W3-6: GDOP-Assisted Location Estimation Algorithms in Wireless Location Systems    
Lin-Chih Chu, Po-Hsuan Tseng, Kai-Ten Feng
(National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan)                                                
Poster Sessions

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
16:00 – 18:00
Location: Expo Poster Area 3      
SP14PW3: Channel Estimation & Modeling II     
Chair: Hung Nguyen, The Aerospace Corporation, USA  

SP14PW3-1: Analysis and Algorithm for Non-Pilot-Aided Channel Length Estimation in Wireless Communications
Xianbin Wang (University of Western Ontario, Canada)
Hsiao-Chun Wu (Louisiana State University, USA)
Shih Yu Chang (National Tsing Hua University of Taiwan, Taiwan)
Yiyan Wu (Communications Research Centre, Canada)
Jean-Yves Chouinard (Laval University, Quebec, Canada)                                        

SP14PW3-2: Superimposed Training Designs for Spatially Correlated MIMO-OFDM Systems    
Tran Nguyen, Hoang Tuan (University of New South Wales, Australia)
Ha Nguyen (University of Saskatchewan, Canada)                                                                                                                      
SP14PW3-3: Blind Crosstalk Channel Identification in DMT-Based DSL Systems   
Ahmad Amayreh, Jérome Le Masson (France Telecom R&D, France)
Maryline Hélard (INSA Rennes, France)                                         
SP14PW3-4: Analyzing the Effect of Channel Estimation Errors on the Average Block Error Probability of a MISO Transmit Beamforming System      
Yogananda Isukapalli, Bhaskar Rao (University of California at San Diego, USA) 
SP14PW3-5: Joint ARQ Receiver Design for Bandwidth Efficient MIMO Systems    
Zia Muhammad (Department of Electrical Engineering, US)
Zhi Ding (University of California at Davis, USA)     
SP14PW3-6: Blind Turbo Channel Estimation of QAM Signals exploiting Code Constraints
André Fonseca dos Santos, Wolfgang Rave, Gerhard Fettweis 
(Technische Universitaet Dresden, Germany)                        

Wednesday, 3 December 2008
16:00 – 18:00   
Location: Expo Poster Area 1      
WC40PW3: Topics in Cooperative Communications  
Chair: Sana Sfar, Interdigital Communications, LLC, USA

WC40PW3-1:  Cooperative Networks with Limited Feedback  
Shaolei Ren, Khaled Letaief (Hong Kong University Science & Technology, Hong Kong)      
WC40PW3-2:  Cooperative Relaying with Imperfect Channel State Information
George Atia (Boston University, USA)
Andreas Molisch (MERL Technology Lab, USA) 
WC40PW3-3:  Distributed Partner Choice for Energy Efficient Cooperation in a Wireless Sensor Network
Ljiljana Simic, Stevan Berber, Kevin Sowerby (University of Auckland, New Zealand)             
WC40PW3-4:  Low-overhead Decentralized Relay Assignment for Cooperative Diversity    
Oguz Dogan, Stephen Wilson (University of Virginia, USA)                                           
WC40PW3-5: Threshold Based Relay Selection in Cooperative Wireless Networks  
Furuzan Atay Onat (Carleton University, Canada)
Yijia Fan (Princeton University, USA)                
Halim Yanikomeroglu (Carleton University, Canada)
H. Vincent Poor (Princeton University, USA)                                                
WC40PW3-6: Diversity Analysis of Smart Relaying 
Nam Vien, Ha Nguyen (University of Saskatchewan, Canada)
Tho Le-Ngoc (McGill University, Canada)    
Wednesday, 3 December 2008
16:00 – 18:00
Location: Expo Poster Area 2
WC41PW3: Localization and Signal Processing    
Chair: Prathapasinghe Dharmawansa, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

WC41PW3-1:  Pseudo Target Dynamic Feasible Region Constraint Location Method Using Single Observer in NLOS Environment
Dandan Fan, Jin Liang, Kaizhi Huang
(Institute of Information Engineering University, China)                                            
WC41PW3-2: Wireless Positioning Based on a Segment-Wise Linear Approach for Modeling the Target Trajectory 
Joao Figueiras, Hans-Peter Schwefel (Aalborg University, Denmark)         
WC41PW3-3: Enhanced UWB Indoor Tracking through NLOS TOA Biases Estimation  
Joe Youssef, Benoit Denis, Christelle Godin (CEA-Leti Minatec, France)
Suzanne Lesecq (INPG-Gipsa Lab, France)

WC41PW3-4: Complexity Reduction of High-Performance Frequency Domain Equalization for CPM     
Wim Van Thillo, Jimmy Nsenga, Rudy Lauwereins, Valery Ramon, Andre Bourdoux (Inter-university Micro-Electronics Center, Belgium)
François Horlin (Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium)

WC41PW3-5: Performance of Constrained Blind Adaptive DS-CDMA UWB Multiuser Detector in Multipath Channel with Narrowband Interference     
Gangadhar Biradar, S. n. Merchant, Uday Desai (Indian Institute of Technology, India)         
WC41PW3-6: Channel Estimation Using Gaussian Approximation in a Factor Graph for QAM Modulation
Yang Liu, Loic Brunel (Mitsubishi Electric ITE, France
Joseph Jean Boutros (Texas A&M University at Qatar, Qatar)