Thursday, 3 April 2008
14:00 – 15:30
Room N231

PHY 43: Channel Estimation
Session Chair:  Christopher Anderson, United States Naval Academy

PHY 43-1:  Pulse Shaping, Localization and the Approximate Eigenstructure of LTV Channels (Special Paper)
Peter Jung (Fraunhofer German-Sino Lab for Mobile Communications)

PHY 43-2:  A Real-time Algorithm for Long Range Signal Strength Prediction in Wireless Networks
Xiaobo Long, Biplab Sikdar (RPI)

PHY 43-3:  Channel Estimation for LTE Uplink in High Doppler Spread
Bahattin Karakaya (Istanbul University), Huseyin Arslan (University of South Florida), Hakan Ali Cirpan (Istanbul University)

PHY 43-4:  Joint EM Channel and Covariance Estimation with Sufficient-Statistic Chip Combining for a SIMO MC-CDMA Antijam System
Galib Assadullah M.M., Gordon Stüber (Georgia Institute of Technology)

Thursday, 3 April 2008
14:00 – 15:30
Room N233

PHY 44: MIMO Systems
Session Chair:  Ghaya Rekaya-Ben Othman, ENST Paris

PHY 44-1:  Line-of-Sight MIMO Transmission for Achieving High Capacity Fixed Point Microwave Radio Systems
Tsuguo Maru, Masahiro Kawai, Eisaku Sasaki, Shousei Yoshida (NEC Corporation)

PHY 44-2:  Link Performance of WiMAX PUSC
Frank Hsieh, Fan Wang, Amitava Ghosh (Motorola Inc.)

PHY 44-3:  On Energy Spreading Transform Based MIMO Systems: Capacity and Diversity
Feng Han, Pingyi Fan (Tsinghua University), Q. T. Zhang (City University of Hong Kong), K. B. Letaief (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

PHY 44-4:  Power Control under Slow Fading for Spatial Multiplexing with MMSE Receiver
Zhuo Wu (Shanghai University), Alister G. Burr (University of York), Liang Zhou (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)

PHY 44-5:  Uplink-Downlink SINR Duality via Lagrange Duality
M. Codreanu, A. Tölli, M. Juntti, M. Latva-aho (University of Oulu)

Thursday, 3 April 2008
14:00 – 15:30
Room N234

Session Chair:  Sébastien Roy, Université Laval

PHY 45-1:  Methodology for Mode Selection in MIMO-OFDM System
Peter W. C. Chan, Z. G. Pan, Xueyuan Zhao, C. M. Lo, Kai Zhang, Derek C. K. Lee (ASTRI)

PHY 45-2:  On the Optimality of Frequency-Domain Equalization in DFT-Spread MIMO-OFDM Systems
Stephan Jaeckel, Volker Jungnickel (Fraunhofer-Institute for Telecommunications)

PHY 45-3:  Peak-to-Average Power Reduction in MIMO OFDM by Spatial Nulling
Madhan Jaganathan, Ravi Narasimhan (University of California at Santa Cruz)

PHY 45-4:  Reduced-Complexity ICI Mitigation for Mobile SFBC-OFDM with Application to DVB-H
Sili Lu, Balachander Narasimhan, Naofal Al-Dhahir (University of Texas at Dallas)

Thursday, 3 April 2008
14:00 - 15:30
Room N236

PHY 46: Wireless Systems
Session Chair: Mohamed Hossam Ahmed, Memorial University

PHY 46-1:  Asynchronous Classification of High-Order QAMs
Qinghua Shi, Yi Gong, Yong Liang Guan (Nanyang Technological University)

PHY 46-2:  Computationally-Efficient, Low-Order Filtering Technique for TETRA Release 2 Synchronization
Kasra G. Nezami, Peter W. Stephens (Sepura plc), Stuart D. Walker (University of Essex)

PHY 46-3:  Distributed Cyclic Spectrum Feature-Based Modulation Classification
William C. Headley, Jesse D. Reed, Claudio R. C. M. da Silva (Virginia Tech)

PHY 46-4:  Low-Complexity Iterative Carrier Synchronization for Short Packet Turbo Receiver
Hongyi Fu, Sumei Sun, Kai Yen, Yuen Sam Kwok (Institute for Infocomm Research)

PHY 46-5:  Proposal for Radio Resource Allocation Using Dummy Burst Definition in IEEE 802.16 Uplinks
Takeo Ohseki, Takashi Inoue (KDDI R&D Laboratories, Inc.)

Thursday, 3 April 2008
14:00 – 15:30
Room N221

MAC 22: OFDM 3
Session Chair:  Dimitrie Popescu, Old Dominion University

MAC 22-1:  Capacity Planning of OFDMA Cellular Networks with Decode-and-Forward Relaying
Ki-Dong Lee, Byung K. Yi, Soon Kwon, Sang Kim (LG Electronics Mobile Research)

MAC 22-2:  On the Ranging and Scheduling of Data Traffic in OFDMA Mobile Environments
Daniele Tarchi, Romano Fantacci, Emanuele Bonciani (University of Florence)

MAC 22-3:  Multi-User Water-Filling in Uplink OFDMA Systems
Sunny Chang (Samsung Electronics)
Seong-Lyun Kim (Yonsei University)

MAC 22-4:  Advanced Spectrum Management in Multicell OFDMA Networks Enabling Cognitive Radio Usage
F. Bernardo, J. Pérez-Romero, O. Sallent, R. Agustí (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)

Thursday, 3 April 2008
14:00 - 15:30
Room N223

MAC 23: Topics in Communications
Session Chair:  Sébastien Roy, Université Laval

MAC 23-1:  Downlink VoIP Support for Evolved UTRA
Yong Fan (Tampere University of Technology), Markku Kuusela, Petteri Lundén (Nokia Research Center), Mikko Valkama (Tampere University of Technology)

MAC 23-2:  Supporting Uncompressed HD Video Streaming without Retransmissions over 60GHz Wireless Networks
Harkirat Singh, Huaning Niu, Xiangping Qin, Huai-Rong Shao, Changyeul Kwon, Guoping Fan, Seong Soo Kim (Samsung Electronics)

MAC 23-3:  Effects of Eccentricity to Performance of M-ary Elliptical Phase Shift Keying (M=4,8)
Chunyi Song (Waseda University), Shigeru Shimamoto (Waseda University)

MAC 23-4:  A Proposal of a Wide Band for Air Traffic Control Communications
Ho Dac Tu, Shigeru Shimamoto (Waseda University), Jun Kitaori (Electronic Navigation Research Institute)

MAC 23-5:  Content-Aware ARQ for H.264 Streaming in UTRAN
Salim Benayoune, Nadjib Achir, Khaled Boussetta, Ken Chen (Laboratoire L2TI, Universite Paris 13)

Thursday, 3 April 2008
14:00 – 15:30
Room N219

NET 30: Wireless Sensor Networks 7
Session Chair:  Furuzan Atay Onat, Carleton University

NET 30-1:  Cooperative Multi-Hop Wireless Sensor-Actuator Networks: Exploiting Actuator Cooperation and Cross-Layer Optimizations
Muhammad Farukh Munir (Institut Eurécom), Agisilaos Papadogiannis (France Telecom), Fethi Filali (Institut Eurécom)

NET 30-2:  Network-Assisted Sink Navigation Protocols for Data Harvesting in Sensor Networks
Jayanthi Rao, Tao Wu, Subir Biswas (Michigan State University)

NET 30-3:  Communication Architecture to Support Multiple Mobile Users in Wireless Sensor Networks
Soochang Park, Euisin Lee, Younghwan Choi, Fucai Yu, Sang-Ha Kim (Chungnam National University)

NET 30-4:  Performance of a WSN in the Presence of Channel Variations and Interference
Ananth V. Kini, Nikhil Singhal, Steven Weber (Drexel University)

NET 30-5:  Synchronization Service Integrated into Routing Layer in Wireless Sensor Networks
Szymon Fedor, Martin Collier (Dublin City University)

Thursday, 3 April 2008
14:00 – 15:30
Room N220

NET 31: Cellular Networks 2
Dusit Niyato, University of Manitoba

NET 31-1:  Evaluating of Capacities in TD-SCDMA Systems When Employing Smart Antenna and Multi-User Detection Techniques
Mugen Peng, Wenbo Wang (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications)

NET 31-2:  Adaptive Gateway Discovery Scheme for Mobile Ubiquitous Networks
Fang Xie, Lei Du, Yong Bai, Lan Chen (DoCoMo Beijing Communication Labs)

NET 31-3:  A Distributed Mechanism for Detecting Cell Data Inconsistencies in LTE Radio Access Networks
Anne-Marie Bosneag, Ahmad AbdulWakeel, William Leahy (Ericsson)

NET 31-4:  A Novel Dynamic Directional Cell Breathing Mechanism with Rate Adaptation for Congestion Control in WCDMA Networks
Khaled A. Ali, Hossam S. Hassanein (Queen's University), Hussein T. Mouftah (Ottawa University)

NET 31-5:  Fluid Model of the Outage Probability in Sectored Wireless Networks
Jean-Marc Kelif (France Telecom Research & Development), Marceau Coupechoux, Philippe Godlewski (ENST & CNRS)

Thursday, 3 April 2008
14:00 – 15:30
Room N222

NET 32: Network Design and Protocol 2
Session Chair:  Panita Pongpaibool, National Electronics and Computer Technology Center

NET 32-1:  On the Outage Probability for Multi-Hop Communications over Array Network Deployments
Ramón Agüero, Johnny Choque, Luis Muñoz (University of Cantabria)

NET 32-2:  On the Accurate Simulation of TCP Behavior over Error-Prone Wireless Links with Memory
Ramón Agüero, Marta García, Luis Muñoz (University of Cantabria)

NET 32-3:  A Data Transmission Control to Maximize Discharge Capacity of Battery
Takeshi Kitahara, Hajime Nakamura (KDDI R&D Laboratories Inc.)

NET 32-4:  How Much Improvement Can We Get From Partially Overlapped Channels?
Zhenhua Feng, Yaling Yang (Virginia Tech)

NET 32-5:  An Equilibrium Policy for Providing End-to-End Service Level Agreements in Interdomain Network
Kalika Suksomboon (Chulalongkorn University), Panita Pongpaibool (National Electronics and Computer Technology Center), Chaodit Aswakul (Chulalongkorn University)

Thursday, 3 April 2008
14:00 – 15:30
Room N224

SAA 09: Emerging Wireless/Mobile Networking Applications 2
Session Chair:  Jukka-Pekka Laulajainen, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

SAA 09-1:  Ubiquitous Terminal Assisted Positioning Prototype
C. Laoudias (University of Cyprus), C. Desiniotis (Vodafone-Panafon Greece), J. Pajunen, S. Nousiainen (VTT Technical Research Center), C. Panayiotou (University of Cyprus), J. G. Markoulidakis (Vodafone-Panafon Greece)

SAA 09-2:  Realistic Mobility Aware Information Gathering in Disaster Areas
Masatoshi Nakamura, Hiroaki Urabe, Akira Uchiyama, Takaaki Umedu, Teruo Higashino (Osaka University)

SAA 09-3:  Implementing QoS Support in a Wireless Home Network
Jukka-Pekka Laulajainen (VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland)

SAA 09-4:  Using Swarm Intelligence and Bayesian Inference for Aircraft Interrogation
Ganapathi Kamath, Xiang Ye, Lisa Ann Osadciw (Syracuse University)

SAA 09-5:  A Systematic Probabilistic Approach for Estimation in Dense Wireless Sensor Networks
Wei Zhao, Yao Liang (Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis)






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