University of Oulu

Plenary Session I
Tuesday, 1 June 2004, 08:30 – 10:00

Ad Hoc Networks, a Key Enabling Technology for Home and Audio Visual Networks - Mr. Bartolomé Arroyo-Fernández, European Commission, Belgium

Ad-hoc Networking and Ultra-wideband Radio: Key Technologies for Wireless Sensor Networks? - Dr. Walter Hirt, IBM Research, Switzerland

Broadband Adhoc Networks - A Historical Perspective - Prof. Kaveh Pahlavan, Worchester Polytechnic, USA

Routing I
Tuesday, 1 June 2004, 10:30 – 12:10

Power Aware Routing Protocols for Wide Area Ad Hoc Networks - Francesco Chiti, University of Florence, Italy

Propagating Trust in Ad-Hoc Networks for Reliable Routing - Pirzada Asad Amir, Datta Amitava and McDonald Chris, The University Of Western Australia, Australia

AODV Multipath Extension Using Source Route Lists with Optimized Route Establishment - Sakurai Yusuke, Waseda University, Japan; Katto Jiro, Waseda University, Japan

OptiNets: Architecture to Enable Optimal Routing for Network Mobility - Perera Eranga Gayani A, Sneviratne A. and Sivaraman Vijay S., University of New South Wales, Australia

Controlled Flooding in Wireless Ad-Hoc Networks - Gburzynski Pawel, Rahman Ashikur and Olesinski Wladek, University of Alberta, Canada

Sensor Networks
Tuesday, 1 June 2004, 10:30 – 12:10

Local, Distributed Topology Control for Large-Scale Wireless Ad-Hoc Networks - Nieberg Tim and Hurink Johann, University of Twente, Netherlands

A Low Cost, Low Power UWB Based Sensor Network - Rabbachin Alberto, Stoica Lucian, Tiuraniemi Sakari, and Oppermann Ian, Oulu University, Finland

MAC-Layer Approach for Cluster-Based Aggregation in Sensor Networks - Popovski Petar, Fitzek Frank, Yomo Hiroyuki, Madsen Tatiana and Prasad Ramjee, Aalborg University, Denmark

A Framework for Data Collection System with Sensor Networks in Disaster Circumstances - Fujiwara Takahiro, Enegen Co., Ltd., Japan

Collaborative Signal Processing for Energy-Efficient Self-Organizing Wireless Sensor Network - Conti Andrea, Dardari Davide, and Verdone Roberto, University of Bologna, Italy

Tuesday, 1 June 2004, 13:10 – 14:50

Vehicle Traffic Microsimulator for Ad Hoc Networks Research - Artimy Maen, Robertson William (Bill) and Phillips William (Bill), Dalhousie university, Canada

Mopimine - Mobile Profile Mining - Seitz Christian, Siemens AG, Germany

Testing and Analyzing TCP Performance in a Wireless-Wired Mobile Ad Hoc Test Bed - Hafslund Andreas, Unik - University Graduate Center, Norway

Impact of Different Mobility Models On Connectivity Probability of a Wireless Ad Hoc Network - Madsen Tatiana K., Fitzek Frank H. P. and Prasad Ramjee, Aalborg University, Denmark

Performance Bounds for Large Wireless Networks with Mobile Nodes and Multicast Traffic - Toumpis Stavros, Telecommunications Research Center Vienna, Austria, and and Goldsmith Andrea J., Stanford University, CA

Heterogeneous Networks I
Tuesday, 1 June 2004, 13:10 – 14:50

Dynamic Mobile IP Routers in Ad Hoc Networks - Kock Boris, Netherlands

Multicast Service Availability in a Hybrid 3G-Cellular and Ad Hoc Network - Hauge Mariann and Kure Øivind, Unik - University Graduate Center, Kjeller, Norway

A Comparison Study between Wireless Bridging and Routing - Suliman Isameldin, Saarinen Tommi, Hautala Terho and Cheng Wayne, University of Oulu, Finland

Performance Measurements of TCP on a Heterogeneous Wireless Multihop Network - Suliman Isameldin, Hautala Terho, Saarinen Tommi and Lehtomäki Janne, University of Oulu, Finland

IPv6 Addressing Architecture Support for Ad Hoc Networks - Chelius Guillaume and Fleury Eric, Insa de Lyon, France

Wireless LANs
Tuesday, 1 June 2004, 15:20 – 17:00

802.11 Wireless Network Extended Service Set Model - Sudarev Jack V., Motorola and White Lang B., University of Adelaide, Australia

Performance Evaluation of IEEE 802.11 with Stochastic Reward Nets - Jayaparvathy R, Au-Kbc Research Centre, India; Dharmaraja S, Indian Institute of Technology, India; Anand S, Samsung India Software Operations, India; Srikanth S, Au-Kbc Research Centre, India

A Wireless Solution for Mobile Collaboration on Construction Sites - Kirisci Pierre, Hünecke Heinz-Helmut and Hribernik Karl, Bremen Institute for Industrial Technology and Applied Work Science, Germany

Layered Architecture And Modules for CANA Supporting Dual Mode HIPERLAN/2 - Oikonomou Konstantinos, Ntagkounakis Konstantinos, Intracom s.A., Greece, Vaios Athanasios, Zinelis Nikolaos, and Stavrakakis Ioannis, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

Special Session
Tuesday, 1 June 2004, 15:20 – 17:00

Psiactive Routing – A New Class of Ad Hoc Network Routing - Kennedy Robert, Windham William, Cain Joseph B. and Miller Eric, Harris Corporation, USA

Increasing Reliability in Ad Hoc Networks Through Diversity Routing Invited paper - Modiano Eytan, MIT, USA

Research Challenges in IP QoS and Session Management in Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks - Jukka Manner and Kimmo Raatikainen, University of Helsinki, Finland

On the Transport Capacity of a Multiple Access Gaussian Channel - Toumpis S., Müller R. and Sayir J., Telecommunications Research Center Vienna, Austria

On the Utility of Network Coding in Dynamically Varying Environments - Ho Tracey, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States

Plenary Session II
Wednesday, 2 June 2004, 09:00 – 10:00

The Future of Wireless - Dr. Lakshman Krishnamurthy, Intel, USA

Wireless Ad-hoc Networks - Prof. Petri Mähönen, RWTH, Germany

Routing II
Wednesday, 2 June 2004, 10:30 – 12:10

Traffic-Based Multipath Routing for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks - Akhtar Nadeem and Tafazolli Rahim, Centre for Communication Systems Research, United Kingdom

Path Lengths in Ad Hoc Networks - Lebedev Dmitri and Steyaert Jean-Marc, Ecole Polytechnique, France

Equilibrating Ad Hoc Networks - Lieska Kai, Jokela Visa-Matti and Laitinen Erkki, University of Oulu, Finland

An Open Architecture that Manages Quality of Service within Reinforced Ad Hoc Networks - Reynaud Laurent, France Telecom Research & Development, France

Improving AODV with Preemptive Local Route Repair - Crisóstomo Sérgio L., LIACC/UP, Portugal; Sargento Susana, IT/UA, Portugal; Brandão Pedro and Prior Rui, LIACC/UP, Portugal

Wednesday, 2 June 2004, 10:30 – 12:10

Bluetooth Radio Network Performance: Measurement Results and Simulation Models - Matheus Kirsten, Ericsson/Carmeq, Germany and Magnusson Sverker, Ericsson, Sweden

AMACA – A New Multiple Access Collision Avoidance Scheme for Wireless - Khalaj Babak Hossein and Ghaboosi Kaveh, Sharif University of Technology, Iran

Topology-Controllable Scatternet Formation Method and Its Implementation - Chen Hongyuan, Nokia Corporation, Japan

High-Accuracy Physical Layer Model for Wireless Network Simulations in ns-2 - Dricot Jean-Michel, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium

Wednesday, 2 June 2004, 13:10 – 14:50

WAF: an Adaptive Protocol Framework for Multihop Wireless Networks - Koulamas Christos, Orphanos George, Intracom S.A., Greece, Lucas Fabrice and Colin Sylvie, AQL, SILICOMP Group, France

Resource Monitoring Issues in Ad Hoc Networks - Tuduce Cristian and Gross Thomas, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Capacity Improvement of the Single Mode Air Interface WCDMA FDD with Relaying - Nourizadeh Hamed and Tafazolli Rahim, University of Surrey, United Kingdom

Connectivity for Multiple Multicast Trees in Ad Hoc Networks - Wei Wei and Zakhor Avideh, University of California at Berkeley, United States

On the Achievability of Cut-Set Bound for a Class of Relay Channels - Khalili Ramin, LIP6-UPMC, France; Salamatian Kavé, LIP6-Pierre & Marie Curie University, France

Heterogeneous Networks II
Wednesday, 2 June 2004, 13:10 – 14:50

Overhead Control in Interworking of MANET and Intrastructure-Back Mobile Networks - Chew Kar Ann and Tafazolli Rahim, University of Surrey, United Kingdom

Performance Evaluation of Security-Aware Routing Protocols for Clustered Mobile Ad Hoc Networks - Gregory S. Yovanof and Kerem Erikci, Athens Information Technology, Greece

Communication and Service Platform for Public Safety Personnel - Schmidt Hans, TNO Telecom, Netherlands

Service Discovery in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks - Blangé Marinus, TNO Telecom, Netherlands, Karkowski Irek, TNO Physics & Electronics Laboratory, Netherlands and Vermeulen BCB, TNO Telecom, Netherlands

Coding for Energy Efficient Wireless Embedded Networks - Karvonen Heikki, Shelby Zach and Pomalaza-Raez Carlos, University of Oulu, Finland

MAC Design
Wednesday, 2 June 2004, 15:20 – 17:00

A Collision Free MAC Protocol for Energy Saving in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks - Boggia Gennaro, Camarda Pietro, Castellano Marcello, Fiume Orazio, Grieco Luigi Alfredo and Mascolo Saverio, Dee - Politecnico Di Bari, Italy

A Novel MAC Technique for Ad-Hoc CDMA Networks - Fantacci Romano, Ferri Angela and Tarchi Daniele, University of Florence, Italy

A Joint MIMO-OFDM Transceiver and MAC Design for Mobile Ad Hoc Networking - Tang Taiwen, Park Minyoung, Heath, Jr Robert W. and Nettles Scott M., The University of Texas at Austin, United States

MAC Energy Performance in Duty Cycle Constrained Sensor Networks - Haapola Jussi, University of Oulu, Finland

Simulation of an Energy Efficient Carrier Sensing Multiple Access Protocol for Clustered Wireless Sensor Networks - Buratti Chiara, CNIT - Conzorzio Interuniversitario Per Le Telecomunicazioni, Italy, Giorgetti Andrea and Verdone Roberto, University of Bologna, Italy

Communciation in the EYES Wireless Sensor Network: Tight Integration of Networking Layers Extends Lifetime - van Hoesel L.F.W., Nieberg T., Wu J., and Havinga P.J.M., University of Twente, Netherlands

Location Aware/Positioning
Wednesday, 2 June 2004, 15:20 – 17:00

A Grid-Based Location Estimation Scheme Using Hop Counts for Multi-Hop Wireless Sensor Networks - Lim Joo Ghee and Rao Sv, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore

Optimatization & Performance Analysis of Grid Protocol for Scalable Location Services - Bukhari Usman and Abbas Fawad, University of Southern California, United States

Performance Evaluation of Indoor Geolocation Systems Using PROPSim Hardware and Ray Tracing Software - Heidari Mohammad and Pahlavan Kaveh, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, United States

NLOS Ranging Error Mitigation in a Distributed Positioning Algorithm for Indoor UWB Ad-Hoc Networks - Denis Benoît and Daniele Norbert, Cea, France

EU Cluster Day Opening Speeches
Thursday, 3 June 2004, 08:30 – 09:30

The Lisbon strategy / Information Society Ambient Intelligence Research Realisation
Mr. Oluf Nielsen, New Working Environments, European Commission, Belgium

"Towards Ubiquitous Networked Society" - From Mobile to Personal, and to Ubiquitous - Dr. Shingo Ohmori, Senior Executive Director, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan

Japanese Projects Presentations - Thursday, 3 June 2004, 10:00 – 12:00

Toward Next Generation Wireless Networks: Ad Hoc Networks and Space-Time Transmission Techniques - Prof. Susumu YOSHIDA, Department of Communications and Computer Engineering, Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University ( , Japan

Research Activities on Broadband Mobile and Wireless Communications in The Center Of Excellenceprogram at Keio University - Prof. Iwao SASASE, Department of Information and Computer Science, Keio University (, Japan

L3 Driven Fast Handover Using L2 Triggers in Mobile Internet - Prof. Fumio TERAOKA, Department of Information and Computer Science, Keio University ( , Japan

Evolution for Optical Wireless Communications in Personal Area Network Environment - Prof. Mitsuji MATSUMOTO, Graduate School of Global Information and Telecommunication Studies (GITS), Waseda University, ( , Japan

NRD-guide - Another Approach to Millimeter-Wave Technology - Prof. Tsukasa Yoneyama, Department of Environmental Information Engineering, Tohoku Institute of Technology

Wireless Video Transmission Systems - Prof. Takuro Sato, Graduate School of Global Information and Telecommunication Studies (GITS), Waseda University, Japan

Japanese & EU Projects Presentations
Thursday, 3 June 2004, 13:00 – 15:00

cogma: Mobile Code Middleware for Adhoc Networks and Ubiquitous Environments - Associate Prof. Nobuo Kawaguchi, Advanced Networking Division, Information Technology Center, NagoyMr Tommi Saarinen, Centre for Wireless Communications, University of Oulu, Finlanda University, Japan

Multi-media Processing for Applications over Future Networks - Dr. Tsuyoshi Hanamura, Visiting researcher, Global Information and Telecommunication Institute (GITI), Waseda University, Japan

Outdoor Trials for Broadband Wireless LAN/Access looking forward to 4th generation cellular systems or A Study on New Modulation/Demodulation Methods for improving Spectrum Efficiency - Mr. Genichiro Ohta, Ph.D. candidate for Wireless Modem Technology at GITS, Waseda University, Japan

Security Considerations for The Centralized Ad-Hoc Network Architecture (CANA) - Spyros Vassilaras, Dimitrios Vogiatzis, Tassos Dimitriou and Gregory Yovanof, Athens Information Technology, Athens, Greece

A Dual-Band HiperLAN/2-based Architecture for Indoor Hotspot Applications - Athanasios Vaios and Ioannis Stavrakakis, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece; Konstantinos Oikonomou, INTRACOM S.A, Greece; Pietro Pellati and Sebastien Simoens, Motorola Labs, Paris, France

Transient Behavior of an Ad-hoc Network Architecture Supporting an Enhanced Dual Mode HiperLAN/2 System - Konstantinos Oikonomou and Nikos Pronios, Intracom S.A., Greece

EU Projects Presentations
Thursday, 3 June 2004, 15:30 – 17:30

An implementation of ROHC for TCP/IPv6 - N. Giouroukos and G. Orphanos, Intracom S.A., Greece

Evaluation of Turbo H-ARQ Schemes for Cooperative MIMO Transmission - Adrian Agustin, Josep Vidal, Eduard Calvo, Olga Muñoz, Technical University of Catalonia, Spain

Channel Equalisation at the Mobile Equipment by Spectral Processing without Cyclic Prefix - E. de Marinis, O. Gasparini, and M. Iarossi, DUNE SRL, Italy

Cooperative Wireless Networks Based on Distributed Space-Time Coding - S. Barbarossa, L. Pescosolido, D. Ludovici, L. Barbetta, G. Scutari, Univ. of Rome La Sapienza, Italy

On the Design of an Energy-Efficient Low-Latency Integrated Protocol for Distributed Mobile Sensor Networks - A.G. Ruzzelli, Universita' degli studi di Ferrara, Italy; L. Evers, S. Dulman, L.F.W. van Hoesel, P.J.M. Havinga, University of Twente, The Netherlands

Snapshots of the EYES Project - P.J.M. Havinga, L. Evers, J. Wu, University of Twente, The Netherlands; H. Karl, A. Köpke, V. Handziski, Technischen Universität Berlin, Germany; M. Zorzi, Università di Ferrara, Italy

Overview of EU Project PULSERS - Walter Hirt, IBM Zurich Research Laboratory, Switzerland