Advance Program 


   Schedule‑at‑a‑Glance (click on items below for details) 

   Sunday, September 9 

8:00AM - 5:00PM

Registration Open

8:30AM - 12:30PM

Tutorial 1: Security and Cooperation in Wireless Networks

  • Jean-Pierre Hubaux and Panos Papadimitratos, EPFL, Switzerland
8:30PM - 12:30PM

Tutorial 2: Cognitive Networks

  • Luiz A. DaSilva and Allen B. MacKenzie, Virginia Tech, USA
1:30PM - 5:30PM

Tutorial 3: Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks

  • Hannes Hartenstein, University of Karlsruhe, Germany
    Ken Laberteaux, Toyota Technical Center Ann Arbor, USA
1:30PM - 5:30PM

Tutorial 4: Protecting Location Privacy in Mobile Computing Systems: Architecture and Algorithms

  • Ling Liu, Georgia Tech, USA

   Monday, September 10 

8:00AM - 5:00PM

Registration Open

All Day

Concurrent Workshops (check individual workshop schedules)

   Tuesday, September 11 

8:00AM - 5:00PM

Registration Open

8:30AM - 9:00AM

Conference Opening Session
9:00AM - 10:00AM

Keynote Address
(Session Chair: Evangelos Kranakis, Carleton University)

10:00AM - 10:30AM Coffee Break
10:30AM - 12:00noon

Technical Session: Medium Access Control
(Session chair: Thyaga Nandagopal - Bell-Labs, Alcatel-Lucent)

  • Scheduling Algorithms for Multi-Carrier Wireless Data Systems
    Matthew Andrews (Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies, US); Lisa Zhang (Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies, US)
  • Superimposed Code based Channel Assignment in Multi-Radio Multi-Channel Wireless Mesh Networks
    Kai Xing (The George Washington University, US); Xiuzhen Cheng (The George Washington Univ, US); Qilian Liang (The University of Texas at Arlington, US); Liran Ma (The George Washington University, US)
  • Optimal Channel Probing and Transmission Scheduling for Opportunistic Spectrum Access
    Nicholas Chang (University of Michigan, US); Mingyan Liu (University of Michigan, US)
12:00noon - 1:30PM


12:30PM - 1:30PM

Panel:Mobile Computing and Systems: Where is the Tofu? A Discussion with Programs Directors from Agencies and Industry

1:30PM - 3:30PM

Technical Session: Sensor Networks
(Session chair: Samir Das - SUNY at Stony Brook)

  • Trade-offs Between Mobility and Density for Coverage in Wireless Sensor Networks
    Wei Wang (National University of Singapore, SG); Vikram Srinivasan (National University of Singapore, SG); Kee Chaing Chua (National University of Singapore, SG)
  • Rendered Path: Range-Free Localization in Anisotropic Sensor Networks with Holes
    Mo Li (Hong Kong University of Science and Techonlogy, HK); Yunhao Liu (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, HK)
  • Designing Localized Algorithms for Barrier Coverage
    Ai Chen (Ohio State University, US); Santosh Kumar (University of Memphis, US); Ten-Hwang Lai (Ohio State university, US)
  • Reliable Density Estimates for Achieving Coverage and Connectivity in Thin Strips of Finite Length
    Paul Balister (University of Memphis, US); Amites Sarkar (University of Memphis, US); Bela Bollobas (University of Memphis, US); Santosh Kumar (University of Memphis, US)
3:30PM - 4:00PM Coffee Break + STUDENT POSTERS AND DEMOS
5:30PM-6:30PM Open SIGMOBILE Business Meeting

   Wednesday, September 12 


Breakfast (N2Women)

Organizer: Tracy Camp (Colorado School of Mines)

8:00AM - 5:00PM

Registration Open

8:30AM - 10:30AM

Technical Session: Security and Privacy
(Session chair: Hamid Sadjadpour - University of California at Santa Cruz)

  • DARWIN: Distributed and Adaptive Reputation mechanism for Wireless ad-hoc Networks
    Juan Jose Jaramillo (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, US); R. Srikant (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, US)
  • 802.11 User Fingerprinting
    Jeffrey Pang (Carnegie Mellon University, US); Benjamin Greenstein (Intel Research Seattle, US); Ramakrishna Gummadi (University of Southern California, US); Srinivasan Seshan (Carnegie Mellon University, US); David Wetherall (University of Washington, US)
  • Robust Location Distinction using Temporal Link Signatures
    Neal Patwari (University of Utah, US); Sneha Kasera (University of Utah, US)
  • Mining call data to increase the robustness of cellular networks to signaling DoS attacks
    Hui Zang (Sprint ATL, US); Jean Bolot (Sprint, US)
10:30AM - 11:00AM Coffee Break
11:00AM - 12:00noon

Technical Session: Cross-layer Techniques
(Session chair: Suman Banerjee - University of Wisconsin, Madison)

  • Adaptive Network Coding and Scheduling for Maximizing Throughput in Wireless Networks
    Prasanna Chaporkar (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NO); Alexandre Proutiere (Microsoft Research, UK)
  • Beyond the Bits: Cooperative Packet Recovery Using PHY Information
    Grace Woo (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US); Pouya Kheradpour (MIT, US); Dawei Shen (MIT, US); Dina Katabi (MIT, US)
12:00noon - 1:30PM Lunch
12:30pm - 1:30PM SIGMOBILE's Outstanding Contributions Award Lecture
(Session Chair: Victor Bahl, Microsoft Research)
  • David Culler
    TinyOS and Low-Power Wireless Networking - a Study in Realistic Abstraction
1:30PM - 3:30PM

Technical Session: Mobility/Interference Models
(Session chair: Volkan Rodoplu - University of California at Santa Barbara)

  • Crossing Over the Bounded Domain: From Exponential To Power-law Inter-meeting Time in MANET
    Han Cai (North Carolina State University, US); Do Young Eun (North Carolina State University, US)
  • A General Model of Wireless Interference
    Lili Qiu (The University of Texas at Austin, US); Yin Zhang (University of Texas at Austin, US); Feng Wang (University of Texas at Austin, US); Mi Kyung Han (University of Texas at Austin, US); Ratul Mahajan (Microsoft Research, US)
  • Power law and exponential decay of inter contact times between mobile devices
    Thomas Karagiannis (Microsoft Research, UK); Jean-Yves Le Boudec (EPFL, CH); Milan Vojnovic (Microsoft Research, UK)
  • Study of a Bus-Based Disruption Tolerant Network: Mobility Modeling and Impact on Routing
    Xiaolan Zhang (University of Massachusetts, Amherst, US); James F. Kurose (University of Massachusetts at Amherst, US); Brian Levine (University of Massachusetts at Amherst, US); Don Towsley (University of Massachusetts at Amherst, US); Honggang Zhang (Suffolk University, US)
3:30PM - 4:00PM Coffee Break
4:30PM - 5:30PM

Technical Session: Challenges
(Session chair: Sneha Kasera - University of Utah)

  • Challenges: Towards Truly Scalable Ad Hoc Networks
    Zheng Wang (University of California Santa Cruz, US); Hamid Sadjadpour (University of California, Santa Cruz, US); J.J. Garcia-Luna-Aceves (University of California at Santa Cruz, US)
  • Challenges: Peers on Wheels - A Road to New Traffic Information Systems
    Jedrzej Rybicki (Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf, DE); Bjorn Scheuermann (Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, DE); Wolfgang Kiess (Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf, DE); Christian Lochert (Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, DE); Pezhman Fallahi Khorasani (Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, DE); Martin Mauve (Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, DE)
  • Challenges: Device-free Passive Localization for Wireless Environments
    Moustafa Youssef (University of Maryland, US); Matthew Mah (University of Maryland, US); Ashok K. Agrawala (University of Maryland, US)
5:30PM - 7:00PM SRC Talks
7:30PM – 9:30PM Conference Banquet  

   Thursday, September 13 

8:00AM - 5:00PM

Registration Open

9:00AM - 10:00AM

Keynote Address
(Session Chair: Nitin Vaidya, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

10:00AM - 10:30AM

Coffee Break

10:30AM - 12:00noon Panel: Bonobos Vs Chimps: Cooperative and Non-Cooperative Behavior in Wireless Networks
Organizer and Moderator: Jean-Pierre Hubaux, EPFL

Ramesh Johari, Stanford University
P. R. Kumar, UIUC
Joseph Mitola, MITRE Corp. Heather Zheng, UCSB

Panel Co-chairs:
Martha Steenstrup (
Ioanis Nikolaidis (
12:00noon - 1:30PM Lunch
1:30PM - 3:00PM

Technical Session: Measurements
(Session chair: David Kotz - Dartmouth College)

  • Adaptive Contact Probing Mechanisms for Delay Tolerant Applications
    Wei Wang (National University of Singapore, SG); Vikram Srinivasan (National University of Singapore, SG); Mehul Motani (National University of Singapore, SG)
  • A Measurement-Based Approach to Modeling Link Capacity in 802.11-based Wireless Networks
    Anand Kashyap (SUNY at Stony Brook, US); Samir Das (SUNY at Stony Brook, US); Samrat Ganguly (NEC Labs, US)
  • MDG: Measurement-Driven Guidelines for 802.11 WLAN Design
    Ioannis Broustis (University of California, Riverside, US); Konstantina Papagiannaki (Intel Research, US); Srikanth Krishnamurthy (University of California, Riverside, US); Michalis Faloutsos (University of California Riverside, US); Vivek Mhatre (Bell Labs, IN)
3:00PM - 3:30PM Coffee Break
3:30PM - 5:00PM

Technical Session: Routing and Multicasting
(Session chair: Stefano Basagni - Northeastern University)

  • Multicast Capacity for Wireless Networks
    Xiang-Yang Li (Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing; Illinois Institute of Technology, US); Shao-Jie Tang (Illinois Institute of Technology, US); Ophir Frieder (Illinois Institute of Technology, US)
  • On Designing Collusion-Resistant Routing Schemes for Non-Cooperative Wireless Ad Hoc Networks
    Sheng Zhong (SUNY Buffalo, US); Fan Wu (State University of New York at Buffalo, US)
  • Weak State Routing for Large Scale Dynamic Networks
    Utku Acer (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, US); Shivkumar Kalyanaraman (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, US); Alhussein Abouzeid (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, US)
5:00PM - 5:30PM Closing

   Friday, September 14 

8:00AM - 12:00PM

Registration Open

All Day

Concurrent Workshops (check individual workshop schedules)






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