Adhoc-Now 2006 - Preliminary Program

Ottawa, August 17 - 19, 2006

AdHoc-Now 2006 Website


  (a) Professor Mani B. Srivastava  (Univ. of California Los Angeles)
  (b) Professor Victor C. M. Leung  (Univ. of British Columbia)


Thursday, Aug. 17, 2006

08:45 - 09:00 Welcome

09:00 - 10:00 Keynote Speaker: 
        Mani B. Srivastava 
        Sensor Networks: From Smart Dust to Multi-scale, Multi-modal,
        Multi-user Observing Systems

10:00 - 10:20 Coffee Break

10:20 - 12:00 Routing in Sensor Networks

	Yasser Gadallah (CANADA)
	A Comparative Study of Routing Strategies for Wireless Sensor 
	Networks: Are MANET Protocols Good Fit?

	Steven Cheung, Bruno Dutertre, Ulf Lindqvist (USA)
	Detecting Disruptive Routers in Wireless Sensor Networks

	Kwang-il Hwang, Doo-seop Eom (KOREA)
	Energy-Efficient Data Dissemination in Sensor Networks by 
        Distributed Dynamic Tree Management 

	Ke Liu, Nael B. Abu-Ghazaleh (USA)
	Virtual Coordinates with Backtracking for Void Traversal in 
        Geographic Routing

12:00 - 13:30 Lunch Break

13:30 - 15:10 Routing in MANET

	Andrea E. F. Clementi, Miriam Di Ianni, Massimo Lauria, Angelo
	   Gianluca Rossi, Riccardo Silvestri (ITALY)
	A Distributed Protocol for the Bounded-Hops Converge-cast in 
        Ad-Hoc Networks

	Carlos A.S. Oliveira (USA)
	Discrete Optimization Models for Cooperative Communication in 
        Ad Hoc Networks

	Kwan-Wu Chin, Darryn Lowe (AUSTRALIA)
	ROAR: A Multi-Rate Opportunistic AODV Routing Protocol for 
        Ad-Hoc Networks

	Hector Tejeda, Edgar Chavez, Juan A. Sanchez, 
           Pedro M. Ruiz (SPAIN/CANADA)
	Energy-efficient Face Routing on the Virtual Spanner

15:10 - 15:30 Coffee Break

15:30 - 17:00 Short Papers on Routing

        Shan-Shan Li, Pei-Dong Zhu, Xiang-Ke Liao, Wei-Fang Cheng 
           Shao-Liang Peng (CHINA)
	Energy Efficient Multipath Routing using Network Coding in 
        Wireless Sensor Networks

	Ansgar Fehnker, Peng Gao (AUSTRALIA)
	Formal Verification and Simulation for Performance Analysis 
	for Probabilistic Broadcast Protocols

        Moon-Sang Jeong, Yeong-Hun Cho,  Jong-Tae Park (KOREA)
	Policy-Based Route Optimization for Network Mobility of 
        Next Generation Wireless Networks

        Jiang Hao, Jian-Jin Li, Kun Mean Hou, Chen Lijia (CHINA/FRANCE)
	Geographic pattern routing for MANETOR in IVC

	Geraud Allard, Pascale Minet, Dang-Quan Nguyen, Nirisha Shrestha

	Evaluation of the Energy Consumption in MANET

	Jianxin Wang, Xianman Zhu, Jianer Chen (CHINA/USA)
	Link Availability at Any Time in MANET

19:00 Conference Dinner at the Empire Grill

Friday, Aug. 18, 2006:

09:00 - 10:00 Keynote Speaker:
        Victor C. M.  Leung 
        Advances in Wireless Personal Area Networking

10:00 - 10:20 Coffee Break

10:20 - 12:00 Security I

	Sangheethaa Sukumaran, Elijah Blessing (INDIA)
	Reputation based Localized Access Control for Mobile Ad-hoc

	Effie Makri, Yannis C. Stamatiou (GREECE)
	Distributively Increasing the percentage of similarities between

        strings with applications to key agreement

	Katrin Hoeper, Guang Gong (CANADA)
	Key Revocation for Identity-Based Schemes in Mobile Ad Hoc

	J. A. Ploskonka, A. R. Hurson (USA)
	Self-Monitoring Security in Ad Hoc Routing

12:00 - 13:30 Lunch Break

13:30 - 15:10 Security II

	Dave Singelee, Bart Preneel (BELGIUM)
	Improved Pairing Protocol for Bluetooth

	Christine Laurendeau, Michel Barbeau (CANADA)
	Threats to Security in DSRC/WAVE

	Yongwei Wang and Mukesh Singhal (USA)
	LSTOP: A Light-weight Scalable Truthful Routing Protocol in 
        MANETs with Selfish Nodes

	Peter Ebinger, Tobias Bucher (GERMANY)
	Modelling and Analysis of Attacks on the MANET Routing in AODV

15:10 - 15:40 Coffee Break

15:40 - 16:55 Wireless MAC

	Jacek Cichon, Miroslaw Kutylowski, Marcin Zawada (POLAND)
	Initialization for Ad Hoc Radio Networks with Carrier Sensing 
        and Collision Detection

	Hans van den Berg, Michel Mandjes, Frank Roijers (THE
	Performance Modeling of a Bottleneck Node in an IEEE 802.11 
        Ad-hoc Network

	Mohammad Z. Ahmad, Damla Turgut, R. Bhakthavathsalam (USA)
	Circularity-based Medium Access Control in Mobile Ad hoc

Saturday, Aug. 19, 2006:

09:00 - 10:00 Short Papers on Security, QoS and TCP

	Eun-Jun Yoon, Kee-Young Yoo (KOREA)
	Improving the ID-based Key Exchange Protocol in Wireless Mobile 
        Ad Hoc Networks

	Dae-Young Lee, Hyun-Cheol Jeong (KOREA)
	An Efficient Certificate Management for Mobile Ad-Hoc Network

	Byungjoo Park, In Huh, Haniph Latchman (USA)
	Performance Improvement of TCP with an Efficient Contention
	Control Mechanism (ECWC) in IEEE 802.11 based Multi-hop 
        Wireless Networks

	Joo-Sang Youn, Seung-Joon Seok, Chul-Hee Kang (KOREA)
	New Service Differentiation Model for end-to-end QoS 
	provisioning in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks

10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break

10:30 - 11:45 Upper Layer Issues I

	Ioannis Krontiris, Tassos Dimitriou (GREECE)
	Authenticated In-Network Programming for Wireless Sensor

	Jung-Hoon Song, Kyung-Hwan Ahn, Dong-Hoon Cho, Ki-Jun Han
	A Congestion Window Adjustment Scheme for Improving TCP 
        Performance over Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks

	Choong Ming Chin, Moh Lim Sim, Sverrir Olafsson (Malaysia/UK)
	Predictive Call Admission Control Algorithm for Power-Controlled

        Wireless Systems

11:45 - 13:15 Lunch Break

13:15 - 14:30 Upper Layer Issues II

	Vikram Munishwar, Sameer Tilak, Nael B. Abu-Ghazaleh (USA)
	File System Support for Adjustable Resolution Applications in 
        Sensor Networks 

	Emre Atsan, Oznur Ozkasap (TURKEY)
	A Classification and Performance Comparison of Mobility Models 
        for Ad Hoc Networks

	Hye-Soo Kim, Dinh Trieu Duong, Jae-Yun Jeong, Byoung-Kyu Dan, 
           Sung-Jea Ko (KOREA)
	Power-Aware Rate Control for Mobile Multimedia Communications

  The proceedings of Adhoc Now 2006 will be published by
as Volume 4104 of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series. 


Program Committee Co-Chairs:
   Thomas Kunz, Carleton University, Canada
   S. S. Ravi, SUNY Albany, USA

Steering Committee:
   Evangelos Kranakis, Carleton University, Canada
   Michel Barbeau, Carleton University, Canada
   S. S. Ravi, SUNY Albany, USA
   Ioanis Nikolaidis, Univ. of Alberta, Canada
   Violet R. Syrotiuk, Arizona State Univ., USA

Publicity Committee:
   Mieso Denko, University of Guelph, Canada
   Pedro M. Ruiz, Univ. of Murcia, Spain

Technical Program Committee:
   Nael Abu-Ghazaleh,           SUNY Binghamton, USA
   Eitan Altman,		INRIA, France
   Michel Barbeau, 		Carleton University, Canada
   Rida Bazzi, 			Arizona State Univ., USA 
   Prosenjit Bose, 		Carleton University, Canada
   Torsten Brown,               Univ. Berne, Switzerland
   Gruia Calinescu,             Illinois Inst. of Tech., USA
   Edgar Chavez, 		Univ. Michoacana, Mexico
   Hsiao-Hwa Chen,              National Sun Yat-Sen Univ., Taiwan
   Jorge Cobb,                  UT Dallas, USA
   Marco Conti,                 IIT-CNR, Italy
   Pilu Crescenzi,              Univ. Florence, Italy
   Mieso Denko,                 Univ. of Guelph, Canada
   Stefan Dobrev,		Univ. of Ottawa, Canada
   Mischa Dohler,               King's College, London, UK
   Andras Farago, 		UT Dallas, USA
   Laura Feeney,		Swedish Institute of Computer Science,
   Stefan Fischer,              Univ. Luebeck, Germany
   Antonio Gomez-Skarmeta, 	Univ. of Murcia, Spain
   Alex Hall,                   ETH, Zurich
   Admela Jukan, 		Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,
   Valerie King,                Univ. Victoria, Canada
   Evangelos Kranakis, 		Carleton University, Canada
   Danny Krizanc,		Wesleyan University, USA
   Sven Krumke,			Univ. Kaiseslautern, Germany
   Thomas Kunz,                 Carleton Univ., Canada
   Louise Lamont,               Communications Research Center, Canada
   Errol Lloyd,                 Univ. Delaware, USA 
   Angela Mielke,               Los Alamos National Labs, USA
   Jelena Misic, 		Univ. Manitoba, Canada
   Pat Morin, 			Carleton University, Canada
   Lata Narayanan, 		Concordia Univ, Canada
   Ioanis Nikolaidis, 		U. Alberta, Canada
   J. Opatrny,			Concordia Univ., Canada
   Marina Papatriantafilou,     Chalmers Univ., Sweden
   Paolo Penna,                 Univ. Salerno, Italy
   Cristina Pinotti,            Univ. Perugia, Italy
   Guy Pujolle,                 Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie, France
   Ravi Prakash, 		Univ. Texas at Dallas, USA
   Sergio Rajsbaum, 		UNAM, Mexico
   S. S. Ravi, 			SUNY Albany, USA
   Jean-Marc Robert,            Alcatel, Canada
   Pedro M. Ruiz, 		Campus de Espinardo, Murcia, Spain
   Christian Schindelhauer,     Univ. Paderborn, Germany
   Andrew Scott,                Lancaster Univ., UK
   Martha Steenstrup, 		Stow Research LLC and Clemson Univ., USA
   Ivan Stojmenovic,            Univ. Ottawa, Canada
   Ravi Sundaram,               Northeastern University, USA
   Violet R. Syrotiuk, 		Arizona State Univ., USA
   Damla Turgut, 		Univ. of Florida, USA
   Anil Kumar Vullikanti,       Virginia Tech., USA
   Paul Ward,                   Univ. Waterloo, Canada
   Gergely Zaruba, 		Univ. Texas at Arlington, USA
   Jerry Zhao, 			ICSI-Berkeley, USA

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