Wednesday, 2 April 2008
14:00 – 15:30
Room N232

PHY 26: MIMO Systems with Feedback
Session Chair:  Xiang-Gen Xia, University of Delaware

PHY 26-1:  Adaptive Antenna Scaling for Multi-User MIMO Downlink Zero-Forcing Transmissions with Finite Rate Feedback
Ki-Hong Park, Young-Chai Ko (Korea University), Hong-Chuan Yang (University of Victoria), James S. Kim (Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology)

PHY 26-2:  Adaptive Transmission for Finite-Rate Feedback MIMO Systems
Jianguo Liu, Daofeng Xu, Rui Zhao, Luxi Yang (Southeast University)

PHY 26-3:  Impact of Limited Feedback on the Performance of MIMO Macrodiversity Transmission
Erlin Zeng, Shihua Zhu, Xuwen Liao, Zhimeng Zhong (Xi'an Jiaotong University)

PHY 26-4:  Non-Unitary Codebook Based Precoding Scheme for Multi-User MIMO with Limited Feedback
Fang Shu, Li Lihua, Cui Qimei, Zhang Ping (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications)

PHY 26-5:  On the Feedback Channel for MIMO Beamforming
Shu Wang (LG Electronics Mobile Research), Hobin Kim (University of California at San Diego), Byung K. Yi, Soonyil Kwon (LG Electronics Mobile Research)

Wednesday, 2 April 2008
14:00 – 15:30
Room N233

Session Chair:  Yijia Fan, Princeton University

PHY 27-1:  An Energy-Efficient V-BLAST Based Cooperative MIMO Transmission Scheme for Wireless Sensor Networks
Kanru Xu, Wei Yuan, Wenqing Cheng, Yi Ding, Zongkai Yang (Huazhong University of Science and Technology)

PHY 27-2:  Bit-Wise Detection Algorithms for V-BLAST Systems
Guoquan Lu, He Wang, Yongyu Chang, Xin Zhang (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications)

PHY 27-3:  Research on Hybrid-ARQ Chase Combining Algorithms in ZF-SIC V-BLAST
He Wang, Guoquan Lu, Xiaofang Qin, Kai Wu,Yongyu Chang, Xin Zhang, Dacheng Yang (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications)

PHY 27-4:  Wavelet Packet Multi-Carrier Modulation MIMO Based Cognitive Radio Systems with VBLAST Receiver Architecture
M. K. Lakshmanan, I. Budiarjo, H. Nikookar (Delft University of Technology)

Wednesday, 2 April 2008
14:00 – 15:30
Room N234

PHY 28: Spectrum Sensing
Session Chair:  Alexander Wyglinski, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

PHY 28-1:  Energy Detection using Estimated Noise Variance for Spectrum Sensing in Cognitive Radio Networks
Zhuan Ye (Motorola; Northwestern University), Gokhan Memik (Northwestern University), John Grosspietsch  (Motorola)

PHY 28-2:  Exploiting Historical Spectrum Occupancy Information for Adaptive Spectrum Sensing
Matthias Wellens, Alexandre de Baynast, Petri Mähönen (RWTH Aachen University)

PHY 28-3:  In-Band Sensing without Quiet Period in Cognitive Radio
Dong Chen, Jiandong Li, Jing Ma (Xidian University)

PHY 28-4:  On the Time Distribution of White Space Access Opportunities
Pak Kay Tang, Yong Huat Chew, Ling Chuen Ong, Institute for Infocomm Research

PHY 28-5:  Spectral Correlation-Based Multi-Antenna Spectrum Sensing Technique
Xing Chen, Wenjun Xu (Key Laboratory of Information Processing and Intelligent Technology, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications)

Wednesday, 2 April 2008
14:00 – 15:30
Room N236

PHY 29:  Wireless Sensor Networks
Session Chair:  Jinyun Zhang, Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs

PHY 29-1:  Analysis of Interference from Large Clusters as Modeled by the Sum of Many Correlated Lognormals
Sebastian S. Szyszkowicz, Halim Yanikomeroglu (Carleton University)

PHY 29-2:  Bandwidth-Efficient Distributed Estimation in Inhomogeneous Wireless SensorNetworks
Li Zhang, Xian-Da Zhang, Qiubin Gao, Fang-Ming Han (Tsinghua University)

PHY 29-3:  Energy Efficient Cooperative Technique for IEEE 1451 Based Wireless Sensor Network
Mohammad Rakibul Islam, Trong Anh Huynh, Jinsang Kim (Kyung Hee University)

PHY 29-4:  Optimal Transmission Range for Minimum Energy Consumption in Wireless Sensor Networks
Ruifeng Zhang, Jean-Marie Gorce (INSA de Lyon / INRIA)

Wednesday, 2 April 2008
14:00 – 15:30
Room N221

MAC 13: Medium Access Control
Session Chair:  Christopher Anderson, United States Naval Academy

MAC 13-1:  Multi-Carrier Burst Contention (MCBC): Scalable Medium Access Control for Wireless Networks
Bogdan Roman, Frank Stajano, Ian Wassell, David Cottingham (University of Cambridge)

MAC 13-2:  Multi-Group Priority Queueing MAC Protocol for Multipacket Reception Channel
Wen-Fang Yang, Jwo-Yuh Wu, Li-Chun Wang, Ta-Sung Lee (National Chiao Tung University)

MAC 13-3:  Estimation of Interference-Free Transmit Power for Opportunistic Spectrum Access
Brian L. Mark, Ahmed O. Nasif (George Mason University)

MAC 13-4:  An Opportunistic MAC in Multichannel Multiradio Wireless Ad Hoc Networks
Feng Chen (University of Florida), Hongqiang Zhai (Philips Research North America), Yuguang Fang (University of Florida)

MAC 13-5:  Design and Analysis of a MAC Protocol for Vehicle to Roadside Networks
Biplab Sikdar (RPI)

Wednesday, 2 April 2008
14:00 – 15:30
Room N223

MAC 14: OFDM 2
Session Chair:  Ozgur Oyman, Intel Corporation

MAC 14-1:  Fair OFDMA Scheduling Algorithm Using Iterative Local Search with k-opt-Switches
Andreas Ibing, Holger Boche (Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Heinrich-Hertz Institut; Technical University of Berlin)

MAC 14-2:  Frequency-Domain Link Adaptation for Wideband OFDMA Systems
Krystian Safjan, Jakub Oszmianski, Martin Döttling, Adrian Bohdanowicz (Nokia Siemens Networks)

MAC 14-3:  Hierarchical Downlink Resource Management Framework for OFDMA Based WiMAX Systems
Hua Wang, Villy B. Iversen (Technical University of Denmark)

MAC 14-4:  An Opportunistic Scheduling Scheme with Minimum Data-Rate Guarantees for OFDMA
Razvan Pitic, Antonio Capone (Politecnico di Milano)

MAC 14-5:  Optimal Efficient Discrete Resource Allocation for OFDMA Systems
Brian S. Krongold (University of Melbourne)

Wednesday, 2 April 2008
14:00 – 15:30
Room N219

NET 19: Wireless Sensor Networks 6
Session Chair:  Hussein T. Mouftah, Ottawa University

NET 19-1:  A Generic Analytical Model of Packet Combining in Wireless Sensor Networks
Fei Huang (Virginia Tech), Yao Liang (Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis)

NET 19-2:  Ranking-Based Statistical Localization for Wireless Sensor Networks
Yu Zhang, Lin Zhang, Xiuming Shan (Tsinghua University)

NET 19-3:  Energy-Efficient Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks Using Probabilistic Strategies
Mohamed Hamdi, Nejla Essaddi, Noureddine Boudriga (University of Carthage)

NET 19-4:  Connectivity-Aware Network Maintenance via Relays Deployment
Ahmed S. Ibrahim, Karim G. Seddik, K. J. Ray Liu (University of Maryland)

NET 19-5:  Analysis for Localization-Oriented Coverage in Camera Sensor Networks
Liang Liu, Huadong Ma (Beijing University of Posts And Telecommunications), Xi Zhang (Texas A&M University)

Wednesday, 2 April 2008
14:00 – 15:30
Room N220

NET 20: Routing 1
Session Chair:  Alvin Lim, Auburn University

NET 20-1:  Link-Diversity Routing: A Robust Routing Paradigm for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
Vincent Lenders (Princeton University), Rainer Baumann (ETH Zurich)

NET 20-2:  Highly Scalable Group Dynamic Source Routing Protocol for Wireless Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
Hoon Oh, Minh Ngoc Do (University of Ulsan)

NET 20-3:  A Density Adaptive Routing Protocol for Large-Scale Ad Hoc Networks
Zhizhou Li, Yaxiong Zhao, Yong Cui, Dong Xiang (Tsinghua University)

NET 20-4:  Adaptive Routing in Dynamic Ad Hoc Networks
Cong Liu, Jie Wu ( Florida Atlantic University)

NET 20-5:  TART: Traffic-Aware Routing Tree for Geographic Routing
Lei Zhang, Tae-Hyun Kim (Auburn University), Chunlei Liu (Valdosta State University), Min-Te Sun, Alvin Lim (Auburn University)

Wednesday, 2 April 2008
14:00 – 15:30
Room N222

NET 21: Network Security 2
Session Chair:  Pin-Han Ho, University of Waterloo

NET 21-1:  Anonymous ID-Based Group Key Agreement for Wireless Networks
Zhiguo Wan (Catholic University of Leuven), Kui Ren (Illinois Institute of Technology), Wenjing Lou (Worcester Polytechnic Institute), Bart Preneel (Catholic University of Leuven)

NET 21-2:  RADAR: A ReputAtion-Based Scheme for Detecting Anomalous Nodes in WiReless Mesh Networks
Zonghua Zhang, Farid Naït-Abdesselam (IRCICA/LIFL - CNRS UMR 8022 - INRIA, University of Sciences and Technologies of Lille), Pin-Han Ho, Xiaodong Lin (University of Waterloo)

NET 21-3:  A Secure Routing Protocol in Proactive Security Approach for Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks
Shushan Zhao, Akshai Aggarwal (University of Windsor), Shuping Liu (University of Southern California),
Huapeng Wu (University of Windsor)

NET 21-4:  Network Application Identification Using Transition Pattern of Payload Length
Shinnosuke Yagi, Yuji Waizumi, Hiroshi Tsunoda (Tohoku University), Abbas Jamalipour (University of Sydney),
Nei Kato, Yoshiaki Nemoto (Tohoku University)

NET 21-5:  Efficient Re-Keying Scheme for Group Key Distribution
Yixin Jiang, Minghui Shi, Xuemin Shen (University of Waterloo), Chuang Lin (Tsinghua University)

Wednesday, 2 April 2008
14:00 – 15:30
Room N224

SAA 06: Techniques for Improved Service/Application Performance 1
Session Chair:  Irina Cotanis, Ericsson Inc.

SAA 06-1:  A Dynamic Spectrum Allocation Scheme with Interference Mitigation in Cooperative Networks
Vanbien Le, Zhiyong Feng (Key Laboratory of Universal Wireless Communications, Ministry of Education, Wireless Technology Innovation Institute, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications)

SAA 06-2:  Artificial Code Puncturing for Wireless Networks
Onyemelem Jegbefume, Mohammad Saquib, Murat Torlak (University of Texas at Dallas)

SAA 06-3:  Performance Analysis Framework and Vertical Handover Triggering Algorithms for Voice over WLAN/Cellular Network
Mohammad Saquib, Tariq M. Ali, Chaitali Sengupta (University of Texas at Dallas)

SAA 06-4:  An Optimal UEP Scheme of Audio Transmission over MIMO Wireless Links
Ala' Khalifeh, Homayoun Yousefi’zadeh (UCI)

SAA 06-5:  An Introduction to the Cognitive Concept as a Cost-Effective Method for Network Performance Management
Irina Cotanis (Ericsson Inc.)





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