Thursday August 25, 2005


08:00 – 17:00 Conference Registration


08:15 - 10:15 Wireless sensors

Chair: P. Lorenz, University of Haute Alsace, France


Energy-Efficient Application-Aware Communication for Wireless Sensor Networks

R.M. Passos , C.J.N. Coelho, A.A. F. Loureiro, R.A. F. Mini, Federal University Of Minas Gerais, Brazil


SDMA In Connections Between Wireless Sensors and Wired Network

V. Hasu, H. Koivo, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland


A Reliable and Energy-Efficient Routing Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks

K.K. Loh, S.H. Long, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore ; Y. Pan, Georgia State University, USA


Analysis of Coverage and Connectivity in Wireless Ad Hoc Sensor Networks

J. Wang, L. Wang, Central South University, China ; R. Xiao, National Nature Science Foundation of China, China


10:15 - 10:45 Coffee Break


10:45 - 12:45 MANET

Chair: K.E. Tepe, University of Windsor, Canada


Cross-layer's Paradigm Features in MANET: benefits and challenges

L. Romdhani, C. Bonnet, EURECOM Institute, France


Two Bandwidth- Violation Problems and Bandwidth-Satisfied Multicast Trees in MANETs

C.C. Hu, G.H. Chen, National Taiwan University, Taiwan ; E.H.K. Wu, National Central University, Taiwan


LAP-RRP: A Reliable Routing Protocol with Link Availability Prediction in MANET

J. Wang, J. He, Central South University, China ; X. Lu, National University of Defense Technology, China


An Efficient Load-Balancing Algorithm for supporting QoS in MANET

M. Brahma, K.W. Kim, A. Abouaissa, P. Lorenz, University of Haute Alsace, France ; M.M.O Lee, University of Dongshin, Korea


A Bandwidth-Efficient Cross Layer Probability Routing for MANETs

X. Wang, H. Yu, C. Ran, X. Zhang, W. Qi, Information Science and Engineering Institute, China


12:45 – 14:00 Lunch


14:00 - 16:00 Ad Hoc (I)

Chair: M. Brahma, University of Haute Alsace, France


Efficient bandwidth allocation for Basic Broadcast and Point-to-Point Services in the ADHOC MAC Protocol

J.R. Gállego, A. Hernández-Solana, M. Canales, A. Valdovinos, University of Zaragoza, Spain ; L. Campelli, M. Cesana, A. Capone, F. Borgonovo, Politecnico di Milano, Italy


Connectivity Aware Routing in Ad-hoc Networks

J. Leguay, T. Friedman, S. Fdida, University Pierre et Marie Curie, France ; V. Conan, A. Cotton, Thales Communications, France


A new approach for TDMA scheduling in Ad-hoc networks

D.D. Vergados, D.J. Vergados, University of the Aegean, Greece ; C. Douligeris, Univeristy of Piraeus, Greece


A Self Organizing Algorithm for Ad-Hoc Networks

N. Kettaf, A. Abouaissa, P. Lorenz, University of Haute Alsace, France ; H. Guyennet, University of Franche-Comté, France


HDSR:Hierarchiacal Dynamic Source routing for Heterogeneous Wireless Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

M. Naserian, K.E. Tepe, M. Tarique, University of Windsor, Canada


16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break


16:30 – 18:30 Ad Hoc (II)

Chair: K.E. Tepe, University of Windsor, Canada


Analyzing the Effect of Cooperation Approaches

M. Frank, M. Holschbach, P. Martini, M. Plaggemeier, University Of Bonn, Germany


Mobility Management in Multihops Wireless Access Networks

F. Theoleyre, F. Valois, Inria Ares, France


Location Update Protection for Geographic Ad Hoc Routing

Z. Zhou, K.C. Yow, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore


PEDCF: Predictive Enhanced Service Differentiation for IEEE 802.11 Wireless ad-hoc Networks based on AutoRegressive-Moving Average Processes

N. Tabbane, S. Tabbane, SUP'COM, Tunisia ; A. Mehaoua, University of Versailles, France


18:00 - 20:00 Reception (Hotel de Ville of Colmar / Town Hall)



Friday August 26, 2005


08:15 - 10:15 IEEE 802.11

Chair: S. Vasana, University of North Florida, USA


A Carrier-Sense based Transmission Power Control Protocol for 802.11 Networks

J. Rao, S. Biswas, Michigan State University, USA


Chaos Shift Keying and IEEE 802.11a

G. Plitsis, Aachen University of Technology, Germany


Effect of Time-Correlated Errors on Power-Saving Mechanisms for IEEE 802.11 Infrastructure Networks

G.A. Safdar, W.G. Scanlon, The Queens University of Belfast, UK


COMPASS: Decentralized Management and Access Control for WLANs

A. Hecker, Wavestorm, France ; E.O. Blass, University of Karlsruhe, Germany ; H. Labiod, ENST, France


QoS Provisioning Mechanisms for IEEE 802.11 WLAN: A Performance Evaluation

J. Villalón, P. Cuenca, L. Orozco-Barbosa, University De Castilla La Mancha, Spain


10:15 - 10:45 Coffee Break


10:45 - 12:45 QoS

Chair: P. Cuenca, University De Castilla La Mancha, Spain


Impact of Varying the Minimum Value of Contention Window (CWmin) of the IEEE 802.11 MAC Protocol on the QoS Parameters

M. Saraireh, R. Saatchi, R. Strachan, S. Al-Khayatt, Sheffield Hallam University, UK


Statistical QoS guarantees in Bluetooth under co-channel interference

J.L. Sevillano, D. Cascado, F. Díaz del Río, S. Vicente, G. Jiménez, A. Civit-Balcells, University de Sevilla, Spain


Performances evaluation of the asynchronous Bluetooth links in a real time environment

T. Khoutaif, F. Peyrard, Research Icare Team, France


System Simulations of DS-TRD and TH-PPM for Ultra-Wide Band (UWB) Wireless Communications

S. Vasana, K. Phillips, University of North Florida, USA


Global solution for the support of QoS by IEEE 802.11 Wireless Local Area Networks

A. Bedoui, ENIT, Tunisia ; K. Barkaoui, Cnam, France ; K. Djouani, University of Paris 12, France


12:45 – 14:00 Lunch


14:00 - 16:00 Traffic

Chair: G. Plitsis, Aachen University of Technology, Germany


Cross-Layer Design for Dynamic Resource Allocation in Wireless Networks

J.Y. Kim, A. Saidi, R.J. Landry, The MITRE Corporation, USA


Coverage Area Analysis of Soft Handoff on Cellular CDMA Systems

T.L. Sheu, J.H. Hou, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan


LMS vs. RLS for Adaptive MMSE Multiuser Detection over Time Varying Communications Channels

Z.B. Krusevac, P.B. Rapajic, R.A. Kennedy, National ICT Australia and University Of New South Wales, Australia


Performance Analysis of a Preemptive Handoff Scheme for Multi traffic Wireless Mobile Networks

D.D. Vergados, A. Sgora University of the Aegean, Greece


Performance analysis of DS-CDMA systems in multiple-cell with correlated fading channels

J.I-Z. Chen, N. Chi-Kuang, F.C. Chung, Da Yeh University, Taiwan


16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break


16:30 – 18:30 Cellular Networks

Chair: S. Jamin, The University of Michigan, USA


Multimedia Transmission over Third Generation Cellular Networks

A. Alexiou, C. Bouras, V. Igglesis, Research Academic Computer Technology Institute, Greece


Distributed Content Sharing in Cellular Networks

B. Bakos, L. Farkas, J.K. Nurminen, Nokia Research Center, Hungary ; K. Marossy, Nokia Technology Platforms, Hungary


On UMTS HSDPA Performance

P. Matusz, J. Wozniak, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland


Supporting Flexible Network Operator Policies in EGPRS Trough Admission Control

D. Todinca, I. Sora, University Politehnica Timisoara, Romania ; P. Perry, J. Murphy, University College Dublin, Ireland


Performance and Quality of Service management In GPRS Network

O. El Ghandour, M. Fikry, Helwan University, Egypt ; S. El-Ramly, Ain Shams University, Egypt


20:00 - 23:00 Gala Dinner (Restaurant Meistermann – Colmar)



Saturday August 27, 2005


08:15 - 10:15 Mobile Networks (I)

Chair: A. Hecker, Wavestorm, France


Enabling Mobile IPv6 in Operational Environments

X. Fu, University of Göttingen, Germany ; H. Tschofenig, S. Thiruvengadam, Siemens AG, Germany ; W. Yao, Brunel University Wenbing, UK


Performance Evaluation of Tunnel-based Fast Handovers for Mobile IPv6 in Wireless LANs

H. Lu, J. Li, P. Hong, University of Science and Technology of China, China


Mobile IPv6-type Route Optimization Scheme for Network Mobility (NEMO) Support

B.P. Kafle, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Japan ; E. Kamioka, S. Yamada, National Institute of Informatics, Japan


Comparative Analysis of Handoff delay of MIFA and MIP

A. Diab, A. Mitschele-Thiel, R. Boeringer, Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany


Integration the protocols HMIPv6 and Diffserv over M-MPLS in order to provide QoS in IP network mobility

J.H. Ortiz, University Polytechnic of Madrid, Spain


10:15 - 10:45 Coffee Break


10:45 - 12:45 Mobile Networks (II)

Chair: X. Fu, University of Göttingen, Germany


An Agent-Based Framework for Mobile Multimedia Service Quality Monitoring and Diagnosis

M. Li, Nokia Research Center, USA


Neural Network and Self-Learning Based Autonomic Radio Resource Management in Hybrid Wireless Networks

C. Shen, D. Pesch, J. Irvine, Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland


WebBee: An Architecture for Web Accessibility for Mobile Devices

K. Upatkoon, W. Wang, S. Jamin, The University of Michigan, USA


Empowering Wireless UPnP Devices with WebProfiles

J.I. Vazquez, D.L. De Ipina, Deusto University, Spain


UICC Communication in Mobile Devices Using Internet Protocols

B.H. Nguyen, H.K. Lu , Axalto, Smart Cards Research, USA


12:45 – 14:00 Lunch


14:00 - 16:00 Mobile Networks (III)

Chair: N. Abdulaziz, University of Wollongong, UAE


Modular Proxies for Service Adaptation and Session Continuation over Heterogeneous Networks

T. Seipold, T. Tantidham, RWTH Aachen University Of Technology, Germany


A Channel Preemption Model for Multimedia Traffic in Mobile Wireless Networks

T.L. Sheu, Y.J. Wu, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan


Nonuniform-Detection-Based Fast Mobile IP Handoff for Wireless LANs

B. Shen, H. Zhang, Y. Liu, Y. Zhao, Beijing Jiaotong University, China


Analysis of ACD: Autonomous Collaborative Discovery of User and Network Information

T. Zhang, S. Madhani, Telcordia Technologies, USA ; S. Mohanty, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA


EasyMN: An Effective IP Mobility Solution for High-Mobility Network

L. Wang, M.W. Xu, K. Xu, Tsinghua University, China


16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break


16:30 - 18:30 Signalization

Chair: N. Kettaf, University of Haute Alsace, France


Proposal of PAPR Reduction Method for OFDM Signal by Using Dummy Sub-carriers

P. Boonsrimuang, K. Mori, H. Kobayashi, Mie University, Japan


Adaptive scheduling for heterogeneous traffic flows in cellular wireless OFDM-FDMA systems

S. Valentin, H. Karl, University of Paderborn, Germany ; J. Gross, A. Wolisz, TU Berlin, Germany


The Power Spectral Density of the H-Ternary Line Code: A Simulation Model and Comparison

A. Glass, Technical Studies Institute, UAE ; N. Abdulaziz, University of Wollongong, UAE ; E. Bastaki, Dubai Silicon Oasis, UAE


An optimized CPFSK-receiver based on pattern classification in combination with the viterbi algorithm

D. Brückmann, University of Wuppertal, Germany