Monday, 31 March 2008
11:00 – 12:30
Room N236

PHY 06: MIMO Receivers 1
Session Chair: Sebastian Szyszkowicz, Carleton University

PHY 06-1:  A Detection Algorithm for MIMO Transmission using Poly-Diagonalization and Trellis Decoding
Seokhyun Yoon (Dankook University), Eunyoung Choi, Sok-kyu Lee (ETRI)

PHY 06-2:  A Universal Systolic Array for Linear MIMO Detections
Jingming Wang (Augusta Technology USA), Babak Daneshrad (University of California at Los Angeles)

PHY 06-3:  Approximate Maximum Likelihood Detectors for MIMO Spatial Multiplexing Systems
Wenjie Jiang, Shuji Kubota,Yusuke Asai (NTT Corporation)

PHY 06-4:  Reduced-Complexity MIMO Detection Using Adaptive Set Partitioning
Kuei-Chiang Lai (National Cheng Kung University)

Monday, 31 March 2008
11:00 – 12:30
Room N238

PHY 07: OFDM 1
Session Chair:  Sarah Kate Wilson, Santa Clara University

PHY 07-1:  Analysis of Interference Effects in MB-OFDM UWB Systems
Yanmei Li, Jan M. Rabaey, Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli (University of California at Berkeley)

PHY 07-2:  Low Complexity Transceiver Scheme for D-STTD OFDM System with Antenna Shuffling
Liang Zhou, Yasuyuki Oishi (Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.)
PHY 07-3:  Oversampled Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing in Doubly Selective Fading
Jingxian Wu (Sonoma State University)

PHY 07-4:  Potential of Code Division Multiplexing (CDM) and Spatial Diversity in Future Broadband OFDM Systems
Stefan Kaiser (DoCoMo Euro-Labs)

PHY 07-5:  Wireless OFDM-OQAM with a Small Number of Subcarriers
Giovanni Garbo, Stefano Mangione, Vincenzo Maniscalco (Università di Palermo)

Monday, 31 March 2008
11:00 – 12:30
Room N233

PHY 08: Space-Time Coding 1
Session Chair:  Claude D'Amours, University of Ottawa

PHY 08-1:  Improving STBC Performance in IEEE 802.11n Using Group-Orthogonal Frequency Diversity
Felip Riera-Palou, Guillem Femenias (University of the Balearic Islands)

PHY 08-2:  Linear Dispersion Codes for MIMO Channels with Limited Feedback
Renato Machado (Nokia Institute of Technology), Bartolomeu F. Uchoa-Filho (Federal University of Santa Catarina), Tolga M. Duman (Arizona State University)

PHY 08-3:  Performance Analysis of Diversity-Embedded Space-Time Block Codes
Payam Rabiei, Naofal Al-Dhahir (University Texas at Dallas)

PHY 08-4:  Space Time Coding with Unequal Modulations
Afshin Haghighat, Jonathan Tung (InterDigital Communications)

Monday, 31 March 2008
11:00 – 12:30
Room N231

PHY 09: Fading Channels 1
Session Chair:  Iwao Sasase, Keio University

PHY 09-1:  Joint ML Estimation of Channel and RF Chain Responses with Noisy Side Information
Young Yun Kang, Sang Hyun Mo, Joon Ho Cho (Pohang University of Science and Technology)

PHY 09-2:  L2 Approximation Error Evaluation for the Inverse of Mixing-Phase Systems and Channel Equalization Applications
Shih Yu Chang (National Tsing Hua University), Hsiao-Chun Wu (Louisiana State University)

PHY 09-3:  Near-Optimal Low Complexity MLSE Equalization
H. C. Myburgh, Jan C. Olivier (University of Pretoria)

PHY 09-4:  Performance of a New Low-Complexity Angular Spread Estimator in the Presence of Line-of-Sight
Inès Bousnina (Tunisia Polytechnic School), Alex Stéphenne (Ericsson Canada), Sofiène Affes (INRS-ÉMT), Abdelaziz Samet (Tunisia Polytechnic School)

PHY 09-5:  Quantized Feedback for Spatial Multiplexing System
Qiubin Gao, Xian-Da Zhang, Jian Li (Tsinghua University)

Monday, 31 March 2008
11:00 – 12:30
Room N223

MAC 03: 802.11 and 802.16
Session Chair:  Mohamed Hossam Ahmed, Memorial University

MAC 03-1:  IEEE 802.11 DCF PSM Model and a Novel Downlink Access Scheme
Pengbo Si, Hong Ji (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications), F. Richard Yu (Carleton University), Guangxin Yue (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications)

MAC 03-2:  Neighbor-Aware Adaptive Retry Limit for IEEE 802.11-Based Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
Sehoon Kim, Jinkyu Lee, Ikjun Yeom (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)

MAC 03-3:  A Latency and Modulation Aware Bandwidth Allocation Algorithm for WiMAX Base Stations
Yi-Neng Lin, Che-Wen Wu, Ying-Dar Lin (National Chiao Tung University), Yuan-Cheng Lai (National Taiwan University of Science and Technology)

MAC 03-4:  On Throughput Limit of Multi-Rate IEEE 802.11 WLANs: Basic Access vs. RTS/CTS Access
Da Rui Chen, Ying Jun Zhang (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

MAC 03-5:  A Packet Size Control Algorithm for IEEE 802.16e
Giovanni Ciccarese, Mario De Blasi, Pierluigi Marra, Cosimo Palazzo, Luigi Patrono (University of Salento)

Monday, 31 March 2008
11:00 – 12:30
Room N221

MAC 04: Cognitive Communications
Session Chair:  Onur Kaya, Isik University

MAC 04-1:  OSA-MAC: A MAC Protocol for Opportunistic Spectrum Access in Cognitive Radio Networks
Long Le (University of Waterloo), Ekram Hossain (University of Manitoba)

MAC 04-2:  Competitive Spectrum Sharing and Pricing in Cognitive Wireless Mesh Networks
Dusit Niyato, Ekram Hossain (University of Manitoba), Long Le (University of Waterloo)

MAC 04-3:  Distributed Multichannel Power Allocation Algorithm for Spectrum Sharing Cognitive Radio Networks
Yuan Wu, Danny  H. K. Tsang (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

MAC 04-4:  Distributed Energy Efficient Spectrum Access in Wireless Cognitive Radio Sensor Networks
Song Gao, Lijun Qian, Dhadesugoor R. Vaman (Prairie View A&M University)

MAC 04-5:  Replacement of Spectrum Sensing and Avoidance of Hidden Terminal for Cognitive Radio
Zhu Han (Boise State University), Hai Jiang (University of Alberta)

Monday, 31 March 2008
11:00 – 12:30
Room N219

NET 04: Wireless Sensor Networks 2
Session Chair:  Jun Peng, University of Texas - Pan American

NET 04-1:  Sink Location Service for Geographic Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks
Fucai Yu, Younghwan Choi, Soochang Park, Euisin Lee, Min-Sook Jin (Sang-Ha Kim Chungnam National University)

NET 04-2:  Energy Efficient and Hop Constraint Intra-Cluster Transmission for Heterogeneous Sensor Networks
A. K. M. Azad, Joarder Kamruzzaman (Monash University)

NET 04-3:  AntMig: A Novel Code Migration Method to Conserve Energy in Wireless Sensor Networks
Foroogh Anoosha, Reza Shokri, Nasser Yazdani, Amir Nayyeri (University of Tehran)

NET 04-4:  Area Concentric Beacons Localization for Wireless Sensor Networks
Qing Zhou, Depeng Jin, Lieguang Zeng (Tsinghua University), Yuwen Zhou (Beijing University of Technology)

NET 04-5:  XLRP: Cross Layer Routing Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks
Raghul Gunasekaran, Hairong Qi (University of Tennessee)

Monday, 31 March 2008
11:00 – 12:30
Room N220

NET 05: WLAN/IEEE 802.11
Session Chair:  Xiaohong Jiang, Tohoku University

NET 05-1:  Heuristics for Jointly Optimizing FEC and ARQ for Video Streaming over IEEE802.11 WLAN
Azfar Moid, Abraham O. Fapojuwo (University of Calgary)

NET 05-2:  Evaluating MPEG-4/AVC Video Streaming over IEEE 802.11 Wireless Distribution System
Jianping Pan, Deer Li (UVIC)

NET 05-3:  Voice Capacity Analysis and Enhancement in Wireless LAN
Xiaohong Jiang, Susumu Horiguchi, Shawish Ahmed (Tohoku University)

NET 05-4:  Virtual Flow Queueing for Improving TCP Performance over IEEE 802.11 WLANs
Paul Starzetz, Martin Heusse, Franck Rousseau, Andrzej Duda (LIG - Grenoble Informatics Laboratory)

NET 05-5:  Slim ARQ for Reliable Broadcasting in Wireless LANs
Jun Peng (University of Texas - Pan American)

Monday, 31 March 2008
11:00 – 12:30
Room N222

NET 06: Wireless Mesh Networks 2
Session Chair:  Raghul Gunasekaran, University of Tennessee

NET 06-1:  A Performance Comparison of Routing Protocols for Maritime Wireless Mesh Networks
Peng-Yong Kong, Haiguang Wang, Yu Ge, Chee-Wei Ang, Su Wen (Jaya Shankar Pathmasuntharam Institute for Infocomm Research), Ming-Tuo Zhou, Hoang Vinh Dien (National Institute of Information and Communications)

NET 06-2:  A Maximum Fair Bandwidth Approach for Channel Assignment in Wireless Mesh Networks
Bahador Bakhshi, Siavash Khorsandi (Amirkabir University of Technology)

NET 06-3:  Characterizing Link Importance in Multi-Channel, Multi-Radio, Multi-Rate Wireless Mesh Networks
Ranjan Pal, Chen-Nee Chuah (University of California at Davis)

NET 06-4:  Broadcast Routing and Channel Selection in Multi-Radio Wireless Mesh Networks
Kai Han, Yuling Li, Qingyu Guo (ZhongYuan University of Technology), Mingjun Xiao (University of Science and Technology of China)

NET 06-5:  Widest Spanning Tree for Multi-Channel Multi-Interface Wireless Mesh Networks

Hon Sun Chiu, Bin Wu, Kwan L. Yeung, King-Shan Lui (The University of Hong Kong)



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