Wednesday, 2 April 2008
16:00 – 17:30
Room N232

PHY 30: MIMO Channel Models
Session Chair:  Tarik Ait-Idir, INPT/Telecom Bretagne

PHY 30-1:  Statistical Properties of Wideband MIMO Mobile-to-Mobile Channels (Special Paper)
Alenka G. Zajic, Gordon L. Stüber (Georgia Institute of Technology)

PHY 30-2:  3-Dimensional Channel Modeling Using Spherical Statistics for Multiple Input Multiple Output Systems
K. Mammasis, R. W. Stewart, E. Pfann (University of Strathclyde)

PHY 30-3:  Capacity Study of Vehicle-to-Roadside MIMO Channels with a Line-of-Sight Component
Michail Matthaiou, David I. Laurenson, Cheng-Xiang Wang (Institute for Digital Communications, Joint Research Institute for Signal and Image Processing)

PHY 30-4:  On the Suitable Environments of the Kronecker Product Form in MIMO Channel Modeling
Hui Tong, Seyed A. Zekavat (Michigan Technological University)

Wednesday, 2 April 2008
16:00 – 17:30
Room N233

PHY 31: Communications Theory
Session Chair:  Guoqiang Mao, University of Sydney

PHY 31-1:  Accurate Closed-Form Approximations to the Sum of Generalized Random Variables and Applications
Daniel Benevides da Costa, Michel Daoud Yacoub (State University of Campinas)

PHY 31-2:  Lattice Reduction aided Precoding Combined with SDM for Clusters of Correlated Users
Jaehyun Park, Joohwan Chun (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)

PHY 31-3:  Performance of the Wireless Optical Communication System with Variable Wavelength and Bessel Pointing Loss Factor
Xian Liu (University of Arkansas at Little Rock)

PHY 31-4:  Pseudo-Error Probability-Based Estimation of SNR for BPSK and QPSK Modulated Signals
Tengfei Xing, Yafeng Zhan, Jianhua Lu (Tsinghua University)

PHY 31-5:  The Multivariate α-µ Distribution
Rausley Adriano Amaral de Souza (Instituto Nacional de Telecomunicações), Michel Daoud Yacoub (State University of Campinas)

Wednesday, 2 April 2008
16:00 – 17:30
Room N234

PHY 32: Cellular Systems
Session Chair:  Umberto Spagnolini, Politecnico di Milano

PHY 32-1:  Downlink Control Channel Design for 3GPP LTE
Robert Love, Ravi Kuchibhotla, Amitava Ghosh, Rapeepat Ratasuk, Weimin Xiao, Brian Classon, Yufei Blankenship (Motorola Inc.)

PHY 32-2:  Haar Compression for Efficient CQI Feedback Signaling in 3GPP LTE Systems
Afshin Haghighat, Zinan Lin, Guodong Zhang (InterDigital Communications)

PHY 32-3:  Interference Coordination Vs. Interference Randomization in Multicell 3GPP LTE System
R. Bosisio, U. Spagnolini (Politecnico di Milano)

PHY 32-4:  Rate Region of the Multi-Cell Multiple Access Channel under Backhaul and Latency Constraints
Patrick Marsch, Gerhard Fettweis (TU Dresden)

PHY 32-5:  Uplink Control Channel in E-UTRA, Radio Link and Radio Network Evaluation
Per Burström, Sorour Falahati, Arne Simonsson (Ericsson Research)

Wednesday, 2 April 2008
16:00 – 17:30
Room N236

PHY 33: OFDM Channel Estimation
Session Chair:  Thomas E. Fuja, University of Notre Dame

PHY 33-1:  Adaptive Pilot Allocation in Downlink OFDM
Jiann-Ching Guey, Afif Osseiran (Ericsson Research)

PHY 33-2:  Channel Estimation Assisted by Postfixed Pseudo-Noise Sequences Padded with Null Samples for Mobile OFDM Communications
Jia-Chin Lin (National Central University)

PHY 33-3:  Effects of Channel Estimation Error and Nonlinear HPA on the Performance of OFDM in Rayleigh Channels with Application to 802.11n WLAN
David W. Chi, Mishal Al-Gharabally, Pankaj Das (University of California at San Diego)

PHY 33-4:  Low Complexity Joint Semiblind Detection for OFDM Systems over Time-Varying Channels
Y. H. Zhang, W.-S. Lu, T. A. Gulliver (University of Victoria)

PHY 33-5:  Reduced-Complexity Recursive MMSE Channel Estimator for the Wireless OFDM Systems
Eugene Golovins, Neco Ventura (University of Cape Town)

Wednesday, 2 April 2008
16:00 – 17:30
Room N221

MAC 15: 802.11 2
Session Chair:  Chen-Khong Tham, Institute for Infocomm Research

MAC 15-1:  A Cross-layer Approach for Frame Transmissions of MPEG-4 over the IEEE 802.11e Wireless Local Area Networks
Yang Xiao (University of Alabama), Xiaojiang Du (North Dakota State University), Fei Hu (Rochester Institute of Technology), Jingyuan Zhang (University of Alabama)

MAC 15-2:  Scheduled Mesh Access Mechanism for an IEEE 802.11 Mesh Network
Ye Chen, Steve Emeott (Motorola Inc.)

MAC 15-3:  Effect of Frame Aggregation on the Throughput Performance of IEEE 802.11n
Byung Soo Kim, Ho Young Hwang, Dan Keun Sung (KAIST)

MAC 15-4:  Fair and Efficient TCP Access in IEEE 802.11 WLANs
Feyza Keceli, Inanc Inan, Ender Ayanoglu (University of California at Irvine)

MAC 15-5:  Adaptive Tuning of MIMO-Enabled 802.11e WLANs with Network Utility Maximization
Yuxia Lin, Vincent W. S. Wong (University of British Columbia)

Wednesday, 2 April 2008
16:00 – 17:30
Room N223

MAC 16: Wireless Networks 2
Session Chair:  Desmond Taylor, University of Canterbury

MAC 16-1:  Performance Enhancement for Mobility Management in Wireless LANs
Li Jun Zhang, Samuel Pierre (Ecole Polytechnique Montreal)

MAC 16-2:  Linear Wireless Networks with Variable Length and Density: Scaling Laws and Design Considerations
Velio Tralli (University of Ferrara)

MAC 16-3:  Cell Planning for Cooperative Transmission
Ian Dexter Garcia, Kei Sakaguchi, Kiyomichi Araki (Tokyo Institute of Technology)

MAC 16-4:  Network Coding Via Opportunistic Forwarding in Wireless Mesh Networks
Jian Zhang (Rutgers University), Yuanzhu Peter Chen (Memorial University of Newfoundland), Ivan Marsic (Rutgers University)

Wednesday, 2 April 2008
16:00 – 17:30
Room N219

MAC 17: Ad Hoc Networks
Session Chair:  Ozgur Oyman, Intel Corporation

MAC 17-1:  An Evolutionary Time Spread Multiple Access Protocol for Ad Hoc Networks
Wei Li, Ji-Bo Wei, Shan Wang (National University of Defense Technology)

MAC 17-2:  A Fragmentation-Based Data Collision Free MAC Protocol with Power Control for Wireless Ad Hoc Networks
Kuei-Ping Shih, Chau-Chieh Chang, Yen-Da Chen (Tamkang University)

MAC 17-3:  A MAC-PHY Cross-Layer Protocol for Ad Hoc Wireless Networks
Feilu Liu, Thanasis Korakis (Polytechnic University), Zhifeng Tao (Mitsubishi Electric Research Lab), Shivendra Panwar (Polytechnic University)

MAC 17-4:  A Layered Approach to Modelling and Design of Cross-Layer Protocols in Ad Hoc Wireless Networks
Massimiliano D'Angelo, Marco Carloni, Alberto Ferrari, Fortunato Santucci (University of L'Aquila, PARADES EEIG)

Wednesday, 2 April 2008
16:00 – 17:30
Room N220

NET 22: WiMAX/IEEE 802.16
Session Chair:  Yao Liang, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

NET 22-1:  Providing QoS to Real and Data Applications in WiMAX Mesh Networks
Vinod Sharma, A. Anil Kumar, S. R. Sandeep (Indian Institute of Science), M. Siddhartha Sankaran (National Institute of Technology)

NET 22-2:  Capacity Estimation for IEEE 802.16 Wireless Multi-Hop Mesh Networks
Yu Ge, Chen-Khong Tham, Peng-Yong Kong (Institute for Infocomm Research), Yew-Hock Ang (Nanyang Technological University)

NET 22-3:  On the Uplink Capacity of an 802.16j System
Eugene Visotsky (Motorola Labs), Junjik Bae (Northwestern University), Roger Peterson (Motorola Labs),
Randall Berry, Michael L. Honig (Northwestern University)

NET 22-4:  WiMAX Fast-Moving Access Network
Weixi Xing, Xuan Huan Nguyen, Yue Li (Swansea University)

NET 22-5:  A Cross-Layer Partner-Assisted Handoff Scheme for Hierarchical Mobile IPv6 in IEEE 802.16e Systems
Yuh-Shyan Chen (National Taipei University), Kau-Lin Chiu, Kun-Lin Wu (National Chung Cheng University),
Tong-Ying Juang (National Taipei University)

Wednesday, 2 April 2008
16:00 – 17:30
Room N222

NET 23: Vertical Handover and Cognitive Radio 1
Session Chair:  Shensheng Tang, George Mason University

NET 23-1:  ABC2: A New Approach to Seamless Mobility Using Cellular Networks and WLANs
Taehwan Choi (University of Texas at Austin), Sunghoon Seo, Jooseok Song (Yonsei University)

NET 23-2:  An Analytical Performance Model of Opportunistic Spectrum Access in a Military Environment
Shensheng Tang, Brian L. Mark (George Mason University)

NET 23-3:  mSIGMA: An Efficient Handoff Scheme for Multi-Class Networks
Abu Reaz (University of California at Davis), Sifat Ferdousi (North South University), Mohammed Atiquzzaman  (University of Oklahoma)

NET 23-4:  Vertical Handover Decision in an Enhanced Media Independent Handover Framework
Ying Wang, Jun Yuan (Key Laboratory of Universal Wireless Communications, Ministry of Education;Wireless Technology Innovation Institutes, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications)

NET 23-5:  REACH: A Roaming-Enabled Architecture for Multi-Layer Capturing
Florian Evers, Jochen Seitz (Technische Universität Ilmenau)

Wednesday, 2 April 2008
16:00 – 17:30
Room N224

SAA 07: Techniques for Improved Service/Application Performance 2
Session Chair:  Dusit Niyato, University of Manitoba

SAA 07-1:  Dynamic Bandwidth Partition with Finer-Tune (DP-FT) Scheme for Multimedia IEEE 802.11e WLANs
Yang Xiao (University of Alabama), Frank Haizhon Li (University of South Carolina, Upstate), Ming Li (California State University), Jingyuan Zhang (University of Alabama), Bo Li (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology), Fei Hu (Rochester Institute of Technology)

SAA 07-2:  Virtual Network Capacity Expansion Through Service Outsourcing
Vitalis G. Ozianyi, Neco Ventura (University of Cape Town), Vitor Jesus, Susana Sargento, Rui Aguiar (University of Aveiro)

SAA 07-3:  Data Broadcast Scheduling in Broadcast/UMTS Integrated Systems Using Mathematical Modeling and Computing Techniques
Hui Wang, Ying Wang (Wireless Technology Innovation Institute, Key Laboratory of Universal Wireless Communications, Ministry of Education, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications)

SAA 07-4:  Robust and Scalable Mobility Support for Real-Time Applications
Wenjie Lin, Juwei Shi Key Laboratory of Universal Wireless Communications, Ministry of Education, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications)

SAA 07-5:  Senslets-Applets for the Sensor Internet
Frank Siegemund (European Microsoft Innovation Center), Muhammad Haroon, Junaid Ansari, Petri Mähönen  (RWTH Aachen)





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