FIELDS
and
MPRIME
WORKSHOP
Probabilistic Methods in Wireless Networks
Scope:
Foster collaboration across disciplines,
provide an important forum where leading Canadian and international
researchers, mathematicians, computer scientists, engineers,
practitioners and students in the field
of wireless networks meet in order to encourage ongoing
research, to discuss workinprogress, and to motivate new initiatives
in stateofthe art themes.
Carleton University
Schools of
Computer Science
and
Mathematics and Statistics
Location: 4351 Macphail Room,
Herzberg Building (HP)
Maps and Instructions
(August 2124, 2011)
Registration
and
Accomodation at CU
and
Abstract Submission
SCHEDULE

Sunday, August 21

9:0010:30 Invited Tutorial I Part A
Random Geometric Graphs
Luc Devroye (McGill University)
 10:3011:00 Break

11:0012:30 Talks

Michel Barbeau, Carleton U
Software Defined Radio and Simultaneous MultiRadio Operation
(slides)

Hassan Halabian, Carleton U
On the Stability Region of MultiQueue MultiServer Queueing Systems with
Stationary Channel Distribution

Hussein AlZubaidy, U Toronto
Dynamic Packet Scheduler Optimization in Wireless Relay Networks

12:3013:30 Lunch

13:3014:30 Plenary Talk
Disjoint Hamilton Cycles in the Random Geometric Graph
(slides)
Nick Wormald
(University of Waterloo)
 14:3015:00 Break
 15:0016:30 Open Problem Session

Monday, August 22

9:0010:30 Invited Tutorial II Part A
Stochastic Geometry and Wireless Networks
Francois Baccelli (INRIA and ENS)
 10:3011:00 Break

11:0012:30 Invited Tutorial III Part A
Queueing Theory and Wireless Networks
Doug Down (McMaster University)

12:3013:30 Lunch

13:3014:30 Plenary Talk
Clustering for Colourings of Random Graphs
Mike Molloy (University of Toronto)
 14:3015:00 Break
 15:0016:00 Discussion and Open Problems

Tuesday, August 23

9:0010:30 Invited Tutorial I Part B
Random Geometric Graphs
Luc Devroye (McGill University)
 10:3011:00 Break

11:0012:30 Invited Tutorial III Part B
Queueing Theory and Wireless Networks
Doug Down (McMaster University)

12:3013:30 Lunch

13:3014:30 Plenary Talk
The Cover Time of Random Geometric Graphs
(slides)
Alan Frieze (CMU)
 14:3015:00 Break
 15:0016:00 Discussion and Open Problems
 18:00 Banquet Tucker's Marketplace
(61 York Street, Byward Market)

Wednesday, August 24

9:0010:30 Invited Tutorial II Part B
Stochastic Geometry and Wireless Networks
Francois Baccelli (INRIA and ENS)
 10:3011:00 Break

11:0012:00 Plenary Talk
Colouring Random Geometric Graphs
(slides)
Colin McDiarmid
(Oxford University)

12:0013:00 Lunch

13:0014:00 Final Discussions
Registration
and
Accomodation at CU
and
Abstract Submission
Organizers:
Evangelos Kranakis (Computer Science) and
Yiqiang Zhao (Mathematics & Statistics)
Additional Events: The international focus period on advances in network analysis
and its applications consists of a sequence of workshops
(to be) held in British Columbia and Ontario in 20102011 on
important aspects of networks, including
Financial (Toronto), Security (Toronto),
Social (Vancouver), Biological (Vancouver), Wireless (Ottawa), and
Network Economics (Vancouver), as well as
Lectures and Tutorials in the School of Computer Science
at Carleton University.