Wednesday, 2 April 2008
9:00 – 10:30
Room N232

PHY 18: Space-Time Coding 2
Session Chair:  Velio Tralli, University of Ferrara

PHY 18-1:  Distributed Linear Space-Time Convolutional Codes Achieving Asynchronous Full Cooperative Diversity with MMSE-DFE Receivers (Special Paper)
Xiaoyong Guo, Xiang-Gen Xia (University of Delaware)

PHY 18-2:  Interleave Division Multiplexing Aided Space-Time Coding for High-Throughput Uplink Cooperative Communications
Rong Zhang, Lajos Hanzo (University of Southampton)

PHY 18-3:  Iterative Decoding of Serial Concatenated Differential Space-Time Block Coding under Unknown Fading Channels
Mostofa K. Howlader (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
Yi Yao (University of Tennessee)

PHY 18-4:  Space-Time Block Coded Reconfigurable MIMO Communication System Using ORIOL Antennas
Fatemeh Fazel, Alfred Grau, Hamid Jafarkhani, Franco De Flaviis (University of California at Irvine)

Wednesday, 2 April 2008
9:00 – 10:30
Room N233

PHY 19-1: Cooperative Relays
Session Chair:  Danko Antolovic, Indiana University

PHY 19-1:  A Stochastic Model for Misbehaving Relays in Cooperative Diversity
Sintayehu Dehnie, Nasir Memon (Polytechnic University)

PHY 19-2:  Asymptotic BER Analysis of Threshold Digital Relaying Schemes in Cooperative Wireless Systems
Furuzan Atay Onat (Carleton University), Yijia Fan (Princeton University), Halim Yanikomeroglu (Carleton University), John S. Thompson (University of Edinburgh)

PHY 19-3:  One-Hop vs. Two-Hop Routing in Simple Networks with Fading: An Outage Probability Analysis Addressing Spectral Efficiency
Shashank V. Maiya, Thomas E. Fuja (University of Notre Dame)

PHY 19-4:  Relay-Assisted ARQ in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks
Furuzan Atay Onat (Carleton University), Dan Avidor (Alcatel-Lucent, Bell Labs)

PHY 19-5:  Repeating or Relaying in Wireless Systems
Ronald Raulefs, Armin Dammann (DLR e.V.)

Wednesday, 2 April 2008
9:00 – 10:30
Room N234

PHY 20: MIMO and Wireless Networks 1
Session Chair:  Timothy N. Davidson, McMaster University

PHY 20-1:  Distributed Space-Time Trellis Code for Asynchronous MIMO Relays over Frequency-Selective Channels
Zhimeng Zhong, Shihua Zhu, Gangming Lv (Xi'an Jiaotong University)

PHY 20-2:  Network Coding with Linear MIMO Pre-Equalizer Using Modulo in Two-Way Channel
Sungsoo Kim, Joohwan Chun (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)

PHY 20-3:  Orthogonalizing Transmission in MIMO with Linear Receiver and Finite MCS Set
Helka-Liina Määttänen, Olav Tirkkonen (TKK), Klaus Hugl (Nokia Research Center)

PHY 20-4:  Space-Time Codes Versus Random Beamforming in Cooperative Multi-Hop Wireless Networks
Yong Li, Jia Kong, Xiang Zhang (Wireless Signal Processing & Network Lab, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications)

PHY 20-5:  Sum-Rate Analysis of MIMO Broadcast Channel with Random Unitary Beamforming
Peng Lu, Hong-Chuan Yang (University of Victoria), Young-Chai Ko (Korea University)

Wednesday, 2 April 2008
9:00 – 10:30
Room N236

Session Chair:  Jingxian Wu, Sonoma State University

PHY 21-1:  Digital Modulation Techniques for Optical Asymmetrically-Clipped OFDM
Sarah Kate Wilson (Santa Clara University), Jean Armstrong (Monash University)

PHY 21-2:  Fractional Selective Mapping Using Decimation in Time IFFT/FFT
A. Ghassemi, T. A. Gulliver (University of Victoria)

PHY 21-3:  Joint Impact of Quantization and Clipping on Single- and Multi-Carrier Block Transmission Systems
Haibing Yang (Eindhoven University of Technology), Tim C. W. Schenk (Philips Research), Peter F. M. Smulders, Erik R. Fledderus (Eindhoven University of Technology)

PHY 21-4:  OFDM Symbol Design for Peak-to-Average Power Ratio Reduction Employing Non-Data Bearing Subcarriers
Rakesh Rajbanshi (Cisco Systems, Inc.), Alexander M. Wyglinski (Worcester Polytechnic Institute), Gary J. Minden (University of Kansas)

PHY 21-5:  On the Out-of-Band Radiation Reduction in OFDM Systems
Philipp Albrecht (University of Applied Sciences Rosenheim), Ivan Cosovic (DoCoMo Euro-Labs)

Wednesday, 2 April 2008
9:00 – 10:30
Room N221

MAC 09: RFID and Sensor Networks
Session Chair:  Dusit Niyato, University of Manitoba

MAC 09-1:  A Low Latency Scheme for Bulk RFID Tag Reading
Erik F. Golen, Nirmala Shenoy (Rochester Institute of Technology), Xiaojun Cao (Georgia State University)

MAC 09-2:  Flexible Privacy Protection for RFID Tags via Selective Identifier Masking
Tong-Lee Lim, Tieyan Li (Institute for Infocomm Research)

MAC 09-3:  Segmented Cyclic Redundancy Check: A Data Protection Scheme for Fast Reading RFID Tag's Memory
Xiaodong Deng, Mengtian Rong, Tao Liu (Shanghai Jiao Tong University), Yong Yuan, Dan Yu (Siemens Ltd.)

MAC 09-4:  Node Activation Based on Link Distance (NA-BOLD) for Geographic Transmissions in Fading Channels
Tathagata D. Goswami, John M. Shea, Murali Rao, Joseph Glover (University of Florida)

Wednesday, 2 April 2008
9:00 – 10:30
Room N223

MAC 10: OFDM 1
Session Chair:  Thomas E. Fuja, University of Notre Dame

MAC 10-1:  History-Based Adaptive Modulation for a Downlink Multicast Channel in OFDMA Systems
Haibo Wang, Hans Peter Schwefel (Aalborg University), Thomas Skjodeberg Toftegaard (TietoEnator)

MAC 10-2:  Simple Proportional Fairness Scheduling for OFDMA Frame-Based Wireless Systems
Nararat Ruangchaijatupon (Graduate University for Advanced Studies), Yusheng Ji (National Institute of Informatics)

MAC 10-3:  A Novel Radio Resource Management Approach for QoS Provisioning in Multi-Service Multi-Slot OFDMA Systems
Ahmed N. Zaki, Abraham O. Fapojuwo (University of Calgary)

MAC 10-4:  Frequency Selective OFDMA Scheduler with Limited Feedback
Vinod Ramachandran, Vihang Kamble, Suresh Kalyanasundaram (Motorola)

MAC 10-5:  An Efficient and Fair Scheduling Scheme for Multiuser OFDM Wireless Networks
Cédric Gueguen, Sébastien Baey (UPMC University of  Paris 06)

Wednesday, 2 April 2008
9:00 – 10:30
Room N219

NET 13: Wireless Sensor Networks 4
Session Chair:  Deepa Kundur, Texas A&M University

NET 13-1:  A Collaborative Quasi-Linear Programming Framework for Ad Hoc Sensor Localization
Tao Jia, R. Michael Buehrer (Virginia Tech)

NET 13-2:  Clusterization for Robust Geographic Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks
Carlos Lima, Giuseppe Thadeu Freitas de Abreu (University of Oulu)

NET 13-3:  Coordination and Selfishness in Attacks on Visual Sensor Networks
Alexandra Czarlinska, Deepa Kundur (Texas A&M University)

NET 13-4:  THTA: Triangle-Shaped Hierarchy Aggregation Time Allocation Algorithm for Wireless Sensor Network
Wei Huangfu, Bin Duan, Limin Sun (Chinese Academy of Sciences), Canfeng Chen, Jian Ma (Nokia Research)

NET 13-5:  Collaborative Target Localization in Camera Sensor Networks
Liang Liu, Huadong Ma (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications), Xi Zhang (Texas A&M University)

Wednesday, 2 April 2008
9:00 – 10:30
Room N220

NET 14: Localization and Mobility Management 1
Session Chair:  Seyed Alireza Zekavat, Michigan Technological University

NET 14-1:  FreeMobility: Dynamic Localization using GIS
Yiming Ji, Gordon Sproul (University of South Carolina at Beaufort), Saad Biaz (Auburn University)

NET 14-2:  A Novel Semi-Distributed Cooperative Localization Technique for MANET: Achieving High Performance
Zhonghai Wang, Seyed Alireza Zekavat (Michigan Technological University)

NET 14-3:  Novel MAP Selection Scheme Using Location History in Hierarchical MIPv6 Networks
Lusheng Wang (Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications), Brahim Gaabab, David Binet (France Télécom R&D), Daniel Kofman (Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications)

NET 14-4:  Virtual Circle Based Geometric Modeling of Holes for Geographic Routing
Fucai Yu, Younghwan Choi, Soochang Park, Euisin Lee, Ye Tian, Sang-Ha Kim (Chungnam National University)

NET 14-5:  Architectures for Seamless Handover Support in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks
Marco Miozzo (CFR - Consorzio Ferrara Ricerche), Michele Rossi, Michele Zorzi (University of Padova)

Wednesday, 2 April 2008
9:00 – 10:30
Room N222

Session Chair:  Kyle Guan, BAE Systems

NET 15-1:  QoS for Ad Hoc Networks Using an Empirical Model
Vitor Jesus, Susana Sargento, Rui L. Aguiar (Instituto de Telecomunicações)

NET 15-2:  Estimation of Link Quality and Residual Time in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks
Nikoletta Sofra, Kin K. Leung (Imperial College London)

NET 15-3:  QoS Architecture in Ad Hoc Networks: Effects of Shadow Classes and ECN to Regulate the Load
Tor K. Moseng, Øivind Kure (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

NET 15-4:  Cross-Layer Hop-by-Hop Congestion Control in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
Xuyang Wang, Dmitri Perkins (University of Louisiana at Lafayette)

NET 15-5:  A Novel Incentive-Based and Hardware-Independent Cooperation Mechanism for MANETs
Hamed Janzadeh, Kaveh Fayazbakhsh, Bahador Bakhshi, Mehdi Dehghan (Amirkabir University of Technology)

Wednesday, 2 April 2008
9:00 – 10:30
Room N224

SAA 04: Multimedia QoS Support
Session Chair:  Jerry D. Gibson, University of California at Santa Barbara

SAA 04-1:  A Presence-Based Architecture for the Integration of the Sensing Capabilities of Wireless Sensor Networks in the IP Multimedia Subsystem
May El Barachi, Arif Kadiwal (Concordia University), Roch Glitho (Ericsson Canada; Concordia University), Ferhat Khendek, Rachida Dssouli (Concordia University)

SAA 04-2:  Adaptive Split Transmission for Video Streams in Wireless Mesh Networks
Wanqing Tu, Cormac J. Sreenan (University College Cork)

SAA 04-3:  A Transcoding-Free Multiple Description Coder for Voice over Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
Jagadeesh Balam (Ditech Networks), Jerry D. Gibson (University of California at Santa Barbara)

SAA 04-4:  Dynamic Packet Selection for H.264 Video Streaming over IEEE 802.11e WLANs
Wen-Tsuen Chen, Tzu-Ching Lin, Yu-Chu Chang, Jyh-Cheng Chen (National Tsing Hua University)

SAA 04-5:  A Framework of Cross-Layer Superposition Coded Multicast for Robust IPTV Services over WiMAX
James She, Xiang Yu, Fen Hou, Pin-Han Ho, En-hui Yang (University of Waterloo)




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