Thursday, 3 April 2008
9:00 – 10:30
Room N232

PHY 34: Cognitive Radio
Session Chair:  Yao Liang, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

PHY 34-1:  Automatic Construction of Cognitive Radio Network
Xiukui Li, Seyed A. Zekavat (Michigan Technological University)

PHY 34-2:  Interference in a Cognitive Network with Beacon
Mai Vu (Harvard University), Saeed S. Ghassemzadeh (AT&T Research Lab), Vahid Tarokh (Harvard University)

PHY 34-3:  Joint Power and Channel Allocation for Cognitive Radios
Fadel F. Digham (National Telecom Regulatory Authority)

PHY 34-4:  Sidelobe Suppression for OFDM-Based Cognitive Radios Using Constellation Expansion
Srikanth Pagadarai (Worcester Polytechnic Institute), Rakesh Rajbanshi (Cisco Systems, Inc.),
Alexander M. Wyglinski (Worcester Polytechnic Institute), Gary J. Minden (Univesity of Kansas)

PHY 34-5:  Traffic Pattern Prediction and Performance Investigation for Cognitive Radio Systems
Xiukui Li, Seyed A. Zekavat (Michigan Technological University)

Thursday, 3 April 2008
9:00 – 10:30
Room N233

PHY 35: Interference Mitigation
Session Chair:  Fumiyuki Adachi, Tohoku University

PHY 35-1:  Coexistence Empirical Study and Analytical Model for Low-Rate WPAN and IEEE 802.11b
Ivan Howitt, Amit Shukla (University of North Carolina at Charlotte)

PHY 35-2:  Iterative Detection of Three-Stage Concatenated FFH-MFSK
Sohail Ahmed (College of Aeronautical Engineering), Robert G. Maunder, Lie-Liang Liang, Lajos Hanzo (Southampton University)

PHY 35-3:  Minimum Symbol Error Rate Turbo Multiuser Beamforming Aided QAM Receiver
Shuang Tan, Sheng Chen, Lajos Hanzo (University of Southampton)

PHY 35-4:  Robust Acquisition of Hybrid Direct Sequence-Slow Frequency Hopping Spread-Spectrum under Multi-Tone and Gaussian Interference in Fading Channels
Essam Sourour (Alexandria University), Ayman Elezabi (American University in Cairo)

PHY 35-5:  Two-Layer CI Phase Coding Interference Cancellation and Detection of Uplink Broadband Wireless Access System
Thanh Son Le, Torbjørn Ekman, Pål Orten (University Graduate Center at Kjeller)

Thursday, 3 April 2008
9:00 – 10:30
Room N234

Session Chair:  Tolga M. Duman, Arizona State University

PHY 36-1:  Bit-Wise Error Detection Based Iterative Signal Detection for OFDM MIMO Multiplexing
Koichi Adachi, Masao Nakagawa (Keio University)

PHY 36-2:  Cost Analysis of Channel Estimation in MIMO-OFDM for Software Defined Radio
Qi Wang, Di Wu, Johan Eilert, Dake Liu (Linkoping University)

PHY 36-3:  Exploiting Phase Noise Properties in the Design of MIMO-OFDM Receivers
Steffen Bittner, Ernesto Zimmermann, Gerhard Fettweis (Technische Universität Dresden)

PHY 36-4:  Multiuser Scheduling for MIMO-OFDM Systems with Continuous-Rate Adaptive Modulation
Mohammad Torabi (École Polytechnique de Montréal), Wessam Ajib (Université du Quebéc à Montréal),
David Haccoun (École Polytechnique de Montréal)

PHY 36-5:  User Assignment for MIMO-OFDM Systems with Multiuser Linear Precoding
Hassen Karaa (Microsoft Corp.), Raviraj S. Adve (University of Toronto)

Thursday, 3 April 2008
9:00 – 10:30
Room N236

PHY 37: Multicarrier Systems
Session Chair:  Afshin Haghighat, InterDigital Communications

PHY 37-1:  A Subcarrier Allocation Scheme for MC-DS-CDMA Systems in the Presence of Multiple Access Interference
Hai Long (National University of Singapore), Yong Huat Chew (Institute for Infocomm Research), Kainan Zhou (National University of Singapore)

PHY 37-2:  Exact BER Performance of Asynchronous MC-DS-CDMA over Nakagami-m Fading Channels
Besma Smida (Harvard University), Lajos Hanzo (University of Southampton), Sofiene Affes (University of Quebec)

PHY 37-3:  Joint Rate and Power Adaptation for MC-CDMA over Tempo-Spectral Domain
Asif Hamid, Amad Ahmad, Muhammad Iqbal, Rahim Tafazolli (University of Surrey)

PHY 37-4:  Spectral Efficiency Enhancement Techniques for Multicarrier On-Off Keying Transmission
Emad Alsusa (University of Manchester), J. M. Luna-Rivera (Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosi),
Ali Mansour (University of Manchester)

PHY 37-5:  Spectral Efficiency of Orthogonal Set of Truncated MC-CDMA Signals Using Discrete Prolate Spheroidal Sequences
Masanori Hamamura, Jun Hyuga (Kochi University of Technology)

Thursday, 3 April 2008
9:00 – 10:30
Room N221

MAC 18: Multiple Antenna Systems
Session Chair:  Lifeng Lai, Princeton University

MAC 18-1:  A Multi-Stage Hybrid Scheduler for Codebook-Based Precoding System
Jingxiu Liu, Xiaoming She, Lan Chen (DoCoMo Beijing Labs), Hidekazu Taoka (NTT DoCoMo)

MAC 18-2:  An Uplink Medium Access Protocol with SDMA Support for Multiple-Antenna WLANs
Sheng Zhou, Zhisheng Niu (Tsinghua University)

MAC 18-3:  Autonomous Coordinator Selection in Beamformed 60GHz Wireless Networks
Xiangping Qin, Pengfei Xia, Chiu Ngo, Harkirat Singh, Huai-Rong Shao, Huaning Niu, ChangYeul Kwon, Guoping Fan, Seong Soo Kim (Samsung Electronics)

MAC 18-4:  On the Performance of a Multi-User Multi-Antenna System with Transmit Zero-Forcing Beamforming and Feedback Delay
Guona Hu, Feng Jiang (Key Laboratory of Universal Wireless Communications, Ministry of Education;Wireless Technology Innovation Institutes, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications)

MAC 18-5:  An Optimal Admission Control Policy for CDMA Multiple Antenna Systems with QoS Constraints
Wei Sheng, Steven D. Blostein (Queen's University)

Thursday, 3 April 2008
9:00 – 10:30
Room N223

Session Chair:  Li-Chun Wang, National Chiao Tung University

MAC 19-1:  Novel MIMO Packet-Based Proportional Fairness Scheduling Framework
Masoomeh Torabzadeh (Graduate University for Advanced Studies), Yusheng Ji (National Institute of Informatics)

MAC 19-2:  An Efficient Resource Management Scheme with Guaranteed QoS of Heterogeneous Services in MIMO-OFDM System
Haibo Xu, Hui Tian, Yuan Feng, Youjun Gao, Ping Zhang (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications)

MAC 19-3:  A Novel Resource Allocation Algorithm for Multiuser Downlink MIMO-OFDMA
Qiaoyun Sun, Hui Tian, Kun Dong, Shengdong Wang, Ping Zhang (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications)

MAC 19-4:  Packet Scheduling for Real-Time Traffic for Multiuser Downlink MIMO-OFDMA Systems
Qiaoyun Sun, Kun Dong , Ping Zhang, Hui Tian, Rufeng Zhou (Wireless Technology Innovation Institute, Key Labatory of Universal Wireless Communications, Ministry of Education, Beijing University of Posts & Telecommunications)

MAC 19-5:  Performance Comparison of Uplink WLANs with Single-User and Multi-User MIMO Schemes
Hu Jin, Bang Chul Jung, Ho Young Hwang, Dan Keun Sung (KAIST)

Thursday, 3 April 2008
9:00 – 10:30
Room N219

NET 24: Routing 2
Session Chair:  Noman Mohammed, Concordia University

NET 24-1:  Aisle Routing for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
Yikun Zhang, Timothy X. Brown (University of Colorado at Boulder)

NET 24-2:  Routing in Large-Scale Buses Ad Hoc Networks
Michel Sede (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne), Xu Li, Minyou Wu, Minglu Li (Shanghai Jiao Tong University), Wei Shu  (University of New Mexico)

NET 24-3:  Multi-Hop Wireless Relay Networks of Mesh Clients
Jaesheung Shin (ETRI), Raju Kumar (Penn State University), Yeonseung Shin (ETRI), Thomas F. La Porta (Penn State University)

NET 24-4:  An Enhanced Routing Metric for Fading Wireless Channels
Daniel de O. Cunha, Otto Carlos M. B. Duarte, Guy Pujolle (LIP6/Université Pierre et Marie Curie - GTA/Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro)

NET 24-5:  iETT: A Quality Routing Metric for Multi-Rate Multi-Hop Networks
Saad Biaz, Bing Qi (Auburn University)

Thursday, 3 April 2008
9:00 – 10:30
Room N220

NET 25: Wireless Heterogeneous Networks 2
Session Chair:  Paul A. S. Ward, University of Waterloo

NET 25-1:  Adaptive Distributed Gateway Discovery in Hybrid Wireless Networks
Usman Javaid (Orange Labs), Tinku Rasheed (Create-Net), Djamal-Eddine Meddour (Orange Labs), Toufik Ahmed (LaBRI)

NET 25-2:  Efficient Algorithm for Reducing Delay Variation on Delay-Bounded Multicast Trees in Heterogeneous Networks
Soobeen Ahn (Sungkyunkwan University), Moonseong Kim (Michigan State University), Hyunseung Choo (Sungkyunkwan University)

NET 25-3:  User-Centric Optimum Radio Access Selection in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks Based on Neural Network Dynamics
Mikio Hasegawa (Tokyo University of Science), Ha Nguyen Tran, Goh Miyamoto, Hiroshi Harada (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology)

NET 25-4:  An Investigation of Primary Transmitter Detection Techniques in Cognitive Radio Networks from Network Optimization Perspective
Tsai-Wei Wu, Hung-Yun Hsieh (National Taiwan University)

NET 25-5:  Lower and Upper Bounds for Throughput Capacity of a Cognitive Ad Hoc Network Overlaid on a Cellular Network
Soheil Feizi-Khankandi, Farid Ashtiani (Sharif University of Technology)

Thursday, 3 April 2008
9:00 – 10:30
Room N222

NET 26: Vertical Handover and Cognitive Radio 2
Session Chair:  John Fitzpatrick, University College Dublin  

NET 26-1:  Dynamic Spectrum Access with Imperfect Sensing in Open Spectrum Wireless Networks
David Tung Chong Wong, Anh Tuan Hoang, Ying-Chang Liang, Francois Po Shin Chin (Institute for Infocomm Research)

NET 26-2:  Simultaneous Handover Support for Mobile Networks on Vehicles
Wei-Kuo Chiang, Wen-Yen Chang, Liang-Yu Liu (National Chung Cheng University)

NET 26-3:  ECHO: A Quality of Service Based Endpoint Centric Handover Scheme for VoIP
John Fitzpatrick, Seán Murphy (University College Dublin), Mohammed Atiquzzaman (University of Oklahoma),
John Murphy (University College Dublin)

NET 26-4:  Performance Evaluation of Vertical Handover Mechanisms in IP Networks
Andrea Polidoro, Stefano Salsano (University of Rome "Tor Vergata"), Saverio Niccolini (NEC Europe Ltd)

NET 26-5:  Vertical Handoff Decision Scheme Using MADM for Wireless Networks
R. Tawil (Lip6), O. Salazar (ENST), G. Pujolle (Lip6)

Thursday, 3 April 2008
9:00 – 10:30
Room N224

SAA 08: Techniques for Improved Service/Application Performance 3
Session Chair:  Doru Calin, Alcatel-Lucent, Bell Labs

SAA 08-1:  Blockage Identification in Indoor UWB Ranging Using Multi Band OFDM Signals
N. Alsindi, M. Heidari, K. Pahlavan (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)

SAA 08-2:  A Novel Fair Incentive Protocol for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
Rongxing Lu, Xiaodong Lin, Haojin Zhu, Chenxi Zhang, Pin-Han Ho, Xuemin Shen (University of Waterloo)

SAA 08-3:  A New Dynamic Group Key Management Scheme with Low Rekeying Cost
Rongxing Lu, Xiaodong Lin, Haojin Zhu, Pin-Han Ho, Xuemin Shen (University of Waterloo), Zhenfu Cao (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)

SAA 08-4:  Design of 3G Wireless Networks with Access Concentrators
Doru Calin, Emiliano Mastromartino, Shyam Parekh (Alcatel-Lucent, Bell Labs)

SAA 08-5:  Dynamic Session Modification between Multiple Devices in the IMS/MMD Architecture
Naoki Imai, Manabu Isomura, Akira Idoue, Hiroki Horiuchi (KDDI R&D Laboratories Inc), Tomohiro Ubukata, Yasunobu Chiba, Shintaro Uno (Motorola Japan Ltd.)

Thursday, 3 April 2008
11:00 – 12:30
Room N232

PHY 38: Cooperative OFDM Systems
Session Chair:  Yonghui Li, University of Sydney

PHY 38-1:  Channel Mean Forwarded Regenerative Cooperative Demodulation in OFDM Systems
Jiqun Qi, Lei Cao (University of Mississippi)

PHY 38-2:  Joint Power and Bandwidth Allocation in Multihop Wireless Networks
Deqiang Chen, J. Nicholas Laneman (University of Notre Dame)

PHY 38-3:  Selective Relaying in Cooperative OFDM Systems: Two-Hop Random Network
Bo Gui (University of Delaware), Lin Dai (City University of Hong Kong), Leonard J. Cimini, Jr. (University of Delaware)

PHY 38-4:  Subchannel-Division Adaptive Resource Allocation Technique for Cooperative Relay-Based MIMO/OFDM Wireless Communication Systems
Ibrahim Y. Abualhaol, Mustafa M. Matalgah (University of Mississippi)




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