Thursday, 3 April 2008
16:00 – 17:30
Room N231

PHY 47: Channel Characterization and Modeling
Session Chair:  Biplab Sikdar, RPI

PHY 47-1:  Clustering Characteristics of Millimeter Wave Indoor Channels
Behnam Neekzad (University of Maryland), Kamran Sayrafian-Pour (NIST), John S. Baras (University of Maryland)

PHY 47-2:  Directional Dependence of Large Scale Parameters in Wireless Channel Models
Niklas Jaldén, Per Zetterberg, Björn Ottersten (KTH EES)

PHY 47-3:  Low Antenna Ultra Wideband Propagation Measurements and Modeling in a Forest Environment
C. R. Anderson (United States Naval Academy), H. I. Volos, W. C. Headley (Virginia Tech), F. C. B. F. Müller (Federal University of Para), R. M. Buehrer (Virginia Tech)

PHY 47-4:  Microwave Oven Signal Modelling
Tanim M. Taher, Matthew J. Misurac, Joseph L. LoCicero, Donald R. Ucci (Illinois Institute of Technology)

PHY 47-5:  Multi-Path Propagation Measurements for Vehicular Networks at 5.9 GHz
Lin Cheng, Benjamin Henty, Reginald Cooper, Daniel D. Stancil (Carnegie Mellon University), Fan Bai (General Motors)

Thursday, 3 April 2008
16:00 – 17:30
Room N233

PHY 48: Source and Channel Coding
Session Chair:  Rodrigo C. de Lamare, University of York

PHY 48-1:  Asymptotic Distortion Performance of Source-Channel Diversity Schemes over Relay Channels
Karim G. Seddik (University of Maryland at College Park), Andres Kwasinski (Texas Instruments Inc.), K. J. Ray Liu (University of Maryland at College Park)

PHY 48-2:  Unequal Error Protection Irregular Over-Complete Mapping for Wavelet Coded Wireless Video Telephony Using Iterative Source and Channel Decoding
A. Q. Pham, L. L. Yang, L. Hanzo (University of Southampton)

PHY 48-3:  Genetic Algorithm Aided Design of Near-Capacity Irregular Variable Length Codes
R. G. Maunder, L. Hanzo (University of Southampton)

PHY 48-4:  Integrated Source-Channel Decoding for Correlated Data-Gathering Sensor Networks
Sheryl L. Howard, Paul G. Flikkema (Northern Arizona University)

Thursday, 3 April 2008
16:00 – 17:30
Room N234

PHY 49: OFDM 3
Session Chair:  Sébastien Roy, Université Laval

PHY 49-1:  A Fast Joint Frame Synchronization and Frequency Offset Acquisition Algorithm for OFDM Systems
Qi Liu, Bo Hu (Fudan University)

PHY 49-2:  A Linear Programming Solution to Subcarrier, Bit and Power Allocation for Multicell OFDMA Systems
Zhenyu Liang (National University of Singapore), Yong Huat Chew (Institute for Infocomm Research), Chi Chung Ko (National University of Singapore)

PHY 49-3:  Low Complexity Active Interference Cancellation for OFDM Cognitive Radios
Shih-Gu Huang, Chien-Hwa Hwang (National Tsing Hua University)

PHY 49-4:  On the Cyclostationarity of OFDM and Single Carrier Linearly Digitally Modulated Signals in Time Dispersive Channels with Applications to Modulation Recognition
O. A. Dobre, A. Punchihewa (Memorial University of Newfoundland), S. Rajan, R. Inkol (Defense Research and Development Canada)

Thursday, 3 April 2008
16:00 – 17:30
Room N236

PHY 50: Cooperative Communications 3
Session Chair:  Roger Cheng, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

PHY 50-1:  Cooperative Communication using Complementary Punctured Convolutional (CPC) Codes over Wireless Fading Channels
Jing Liu, Xiaodong Cai (University of Miami)

PHY 50-2:  Cooperative Processing for the WLAN Uplink
Marc Kuhn, Jörg Wagner, Armin Wittneben (ETH Zurich)

PHY 50-3:  Cross-Layer Issues for Cooperative Networks
Ioannis Krikidis, John Thompson, Norbert Goertz (University of Edinburgh)

PHY 50-4:  Optimal Relay Location in Multi-Hop Cellular Systems
Li-Chun Wang (National Chiao Tung University), Wen-Shan Su (Accton Technology Co., Ltd.), Jane-Hwa Huang, Anderson Chen, Chung-Ju Chang (National Chiao Tung University)

PHY 50-5:  Performance Analysis of Incremental Relaying Cooperative Diversity Networks over Rayleigh Fading Channels
Salama Ikki, Mohamed H. Ahmed (Memorial University)

Thursday, 3 April 2008
16:00 – 17:30
Room N238

PHY 51: MIMO Receivers 3
Session Chair:  Besma Smida, Harvard University

PHY 51-1:  Impact of Channel Models on Adaptive M-QAM Modulation for MIMO Systems
Leslie Wood, William S. Hodgkiss (University of California at San Diego)

PHY 51-2:  Joint Channel Estimation and Decoding for MIMO Frequency Selective Fading Channels
Sefi Ronen, Tolga M. Duman (Arizona State University)

PHY 51-3:  Realtime Multi-User Multi-Antenna Downlink Measurements
T. Wirth, V. Jungnickel, A. Forck, S. Wahls, H. Gaebler (Fraunhofer Institute f. Telecommunications), T. Haustein, J. Eichinger, D. Monge, E. Schulz (Nokia Siemens Networks GmbH & Co. KG), C. Juchems, F. Luhn, R. Zavrtak (IAF GmbH)

PHY 51-4:  Soft-Output MMSE MIMO Detector under Imperfect Channel Estimation
Jun Wang, Shaoqian Li (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China), Oliver Yu Wen (Nextwave Calgary Office)

Thursday, 3 April 2008
16:00 – 17:30
Room N221

MAC 24: Wireless Networks 3
Session Chair:  Biplab Sikdar, RPI

MAC 24-1:  Efficient Multiple Access Using Received Signal Strength and Local Channel Information
Raymond Yim (F. W. College of Engineering), Neelesh B. Mehta (Indian Institute of Science), Andreas F. Molisch, Jinyun Zhang (Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs)

MAC 24-2:  On Collision-Tolerant Transmission with Directional Antennas
Hong-Ning Dai, Kam-Wing Ng (The Chinese University of Hong Kong), Min-You Wu (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)

MAC 24-3:  A Novel SFN Broadcast Services Selection Mechanism in Wireless Cellular Networks
Lin Tian, Yang, Yubo Yang, Yi Sun (Chinese Academy of Science)

MAC 24-4:  Research on Neighboring APs Discovery Methods in PnP WLAN
Zhiyong Feng, Litao Liang (Key Laboratory of Universal Wireless Communications, Ministry of Education, Wireless Technology Innovation Institute, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications)

MAC 24-5:  Multicast Multiuser ARQ
Peter Larsson (Ericsson Research)

Thursday, 3 April 2008
16:00 – 17:30
Room N223

Session Chair: Furuzan Atay Onat, Carleton University

MAC 25-1:  Comparison of Different Scheduling Algorithms for WiMAX Base Station: Deficit Round-Robin vs. Proportional Fair vs. Weighted Deficit Round-Robin
Jani Lakkakorpi, Alexander Sayenko, Jani Moilanen (Nokia Siemens Networks)

MAC 25-2:  Throughput Analysis of WiMAX Based Wireless Networks
Mohammad Hayajneh, Yasser Gadallah (United Arab Emirates University)

MAC 25-3:  Statistical Connection Admission Control for Mobile WiMAX Systems
Ju Yong Lee (University of Toronto), Ki Baek Kim (Samsung Electronics Co. LTD.)

MAC 25-4:  Performance Improvement for Multichannel HARQ Protocol in Next Generation WiMAX System
Zhifeng Tao (Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories), Anfei Li (University of Illinois at Chicago), Jinyun Zhang, Toshiyuki Kuze (Mitsubishi Electric Corporation)

MAC 25-5:  Experimental BER Performance Evolution of Equalizations and Matched Filter Bounds for Single-Carrier WiMax Radio in 3.5 GHz
Kadir Türk, Ismail Kaya (Karadeniz Technical University)

Thursday, 3 April 2008
16:00 – 17:30
Room N220

NET 33: Load Balancing and Call Admission Control
Session Chair:  Susan Lincke, University of Wisconsin – Parkside

NET 33-1:  Balancing CRRM Performance Goals with Load Shared Packet Services
Susan J. Lincke (University of Wisconsin – Parkside)

NET 33-2:  Optimal Call Admission Control Policy In Wireless Networks
Wenlong Ni (University of Toledo), Wei Li (Texas Southern University), Mansoor Alam (University of Toledo)

NET 33-3:  Optimal Voice Admission Control Performance under Soft Vertical Handoff in Loosely Coupled 3G/WLAN Networks
Racha Ben Ali, Samuel Pierre (Ecole Polytechnique Montreal)

NET 33-4:  A Maximum-Throughput Call Admission Control Policy for CDMA Beamforming Systems
Wei Sheng, Steven D. Blostein (Queen's University)

NET 33-5:  An End-to-End Measurement-Based Admission Control Policy for VoIP over Wireless Networks
Ala' Khalifeh (UCI)

Thursday, 3 April 2008
16:00 – 17:30
Room N222

NET 34: Localization and Mobility Management 3
Session Chair:  Ananth Kini, Drexel University

NET 34-1:  The Localization Problem in Networks of Uniformly Deployed Nodes
Fred Daneshgaran (California State University, LA), M. Laddomada, M. Mondin (Politecnico di Torino)

NET 34-2:  A Coverage-based Handover Algorithm for High-speed Data Service
Weidong Wang, Yinghai Zhang, Zheng Chang, Yuanjiang Chu (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications)

NET 34-3:  Mitigation of the Propagation of Localization Error Using Multi-Hop Bounding
R. M. Buehrer, S. Venkatesh, T. Jia (Virginia Tech)

NET 34-4:  Multidimensional Scaling Algorithm for Mobile Location Based on Hybrid SADOA/TOA Measurement
Han-Yu Lin, Shih-Cheng Chen, Ding-Bing Lin, Hsin-Piao Lin (National Taipei University of Technology)

NET 34-5:  An Intelligent Tunneling Framework for Always Best Connected Support in Network Mobility (NEMO)
Huu-Nghia Nguyen, Christian Bonnet (Eurecom Institute)

Thursday, 3 April 2008
16:00 – 17:30
Room N224

SAA 10: Application/Service/Network Performance Characterization
Session Chair:  Ertan Onur, Delft University of Technology

SAA 10-1:  Temporal Resilience of Deployment Quality in Surveillance Wireless Sensor Networks
Ertan Onur (Delft University of Technology), Cem Ersoy, Hakan Deliç (Bo?aziçi University)

SAA 10-2:  Modeling an Opportunistic Spectrum Sharing System with a Correlated Arrival Process
Shensheng Tang, Brian L. Mark (George Mason University)

SAA 10-3:  The Effect of Mobility on the User-Level Fairness of a 3G Wireless Technology (EV-DO)
G. D. G. Jaime, R. M. M. Leão, E. de Souza e Silva (UFRJ), J. Roberto B. de Marca (PUC-Rio)

SAA 10-4:  Characterizing Multi-Hop Communication in Vehicular Networks
Moez Jerbi, Sidi Mohammed Senouci (France Telecom R&D - Orange Labs)

SAA 10-5:  On the Accuracy of Sampling Schemes for Wireless Network Characterization
T. Bheemarjuna Reddy, B. S. Manoj, Ramesh Rao (University of California San Diego)







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