MobiCom 2010 / Chicago,
              Illinois / September 20-24, 2010


Advance Program


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   Monday, September 20 

   Tuesday, September 21 

MobiCom MobiHoc
7:00am-5:00pm Registration Open
7:00am-8:00am Breakfast
8:30am-10:00pm Welcome and Keynote Address
10:00am-10:30am Coffee Break
10:30am-12:00pm PHY Layer Techniques
Session Chair: Victor Bahl
  • Achieving Single Channel, Full Duplex Wireless Communication,
    Jung Il Choi (Stanford University), Kannan Srinivasan (Stanford University), Mayank Jain (Stanford University), Philip Levis (Stanford University), Sachin Katti (Stanford University)
  • Free Side Channel: Bits over Interference,
    Kaishun Wu (HKUST), Haoyu Tan (HKUST), Yunhuai Liu (HKUST), Jin Zhang (HKUST), Qian Zhang (HKUST), Lionel M.Ni (HKUST)
  • CSMA/CN: Carrier Sense Multiple Access with Collision Notification,
    Souvik Sen (Duke University), Romit Roy Choudhury (Duke University), Srihari Nelakuditi (University of South Carolina)
Session Chair: Nilanjan Banerjee
  • Identifying the Missing Tags in a Large RFID System,
    Tao Li (University of Florida, US); Shigang Chen (University of Florida, US); Yibei Ling (Telcordia Technologies, US)
  • The Intrusion Detection in Mobile Sensor Network,
    Gabriel Y. Keung (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, HK); Bo Li (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, HK); Qian Zhang (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, HK)
  • Security Versus Capacity Tradeoffs in Large Wireless Networks Using Keyless Secrecy,
    Sudarshan Vasudevan (University of Massachusetts Amherst, US); Dennis Goeckel (University of Massachusetts, US); Don Towsley (University of Massachusetts at Amherst, US)
12:00pm-1:30pm Lunch at Drake Hotel
1:30pm-3:00pm Wireless Spectrum and Co-Existence
Session Chair: Thomas Moscibroda
  • The Spaces Between Us: Setting and Maintaining Boundaries in Wireless Spectrum Access,
    Lei Yang (University of California, Santa Barbara), Ben Y. Zhao (University of California, Santa Barbara), Haitao Zheng (University of California, Santa Barbara)
  • Zi-Fi: Wireless LAN Discovery via ZigBee Interference Signatures,
    Ruogu Zhou (Michigan State University), Yongping Xiong (Chinese Academy of Science), Guoliang Xing (Michigan State University), Limin Sun (Chinese Academy of Science), Jian Ma (Nokia Inc.)
  • CTRL: A Self-Organizing Femtocell Management Architecture for Co-Channel Deployment,
    Ji-Hoon Yun (The University of Michigan), Kang G. Shin (The University of Michigan)
Session Chair: Lili Qiu
  • Utility-Optimal Scheduling in Time-Varying Wireless Networks with Delay,
    I-Hong Hou (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, US); P. R. Kumar (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, US)
  • Longest-Queue-First Scheduling Under SINR Interference Model,
    Long Le (MIT, US); Eytan Modiano (MIT, US); Changhee Joo (Korea University of Technology and Education, KR); Ness B. Shroff (The Ohio State University, US)
  • Distributed Rate Control and Contention Resolution in Multi-Cell IEEE 802.11 WLANs with Hidden Terminals,
    Ka Lok Hung (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, HK); Brahim Bensaou (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, HK)
3:00pm-3:30pm Coffee Break
3:30pm-5:15pm Systems and Technologies
Session Chair: Srini Seshan
  • Intentional Networking: Opportunistic Exploitation of Mobile Network Diversity,
    Brett D. Higgins (University of Michigan), Azarias Reda (University of Michigan), Timur Alperovich (University of Michigan), Jason Flinn (University of Michigan), Thomas J. Giuli (Ford Motor Co.), Brian D. Noble (University of Michigan), David Watson (Ford Motor Co.)
  • Bartendr: A Practical Approach to Energy-aware Cellular Data Scheduling,
    Aaron Schulman (University of Maryland, College Park), Vishnu Navda (Microsoft Research India), Ramachandran Ramjee (Microsoft Research India), Neil Spring (University of Maryland, College Park), Pralhad Deshpande (Stony Brook University), Calvin Grunewald (University of Maryland, College Park), Kamal Jain (Microsoft Research Redmond), Venkata N. Padmanabhan (Microsoft Research India)
  • Challenge: towards distributed RFID sensing with Software-Defined Radio,
    Danilo De Donno (University of Salento), Fabio Ricciato (University of Salento), Luca Catarinucci (University of Salento), Luciano Tarricone (University of Salento)
  • Challenge:Mobile Optical Networks Through Visual MIMO,
    Ashwin Ashok (WINLAB, Rutgers University), Marco Gruteser (WINLAB, Rutgers University), Narayan Mandayam (WINLAB, Rutgers University), Kristin Dana (Dept.of ECE, Rutgers University), Jayant Silva (Dept.of ECE, Rutgers University), Michael Varga (WINLAB, Rutgers University)
Session Chair: Jakob Eriksson
  • Fine-Grained Mobility Characterization: Steady and Transient State Behaviors,
    Wei Gao (Pennsylvania State University, US); Guohong Cao (Pennsylvania State University, US)
  • Detecting Intra-Room Mobility with Signal Strength Descriptors,
    Konstantinos Kleisouris (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, US); Bernhard Firner (WINLAB, Rutgers University, US); Richard Howard (PnP Networks, US); Yanyong Zhang (Rutgers University, US); Richard Martin (Rutgers University, US)
  • Mobility: A Double-Edged Sword for HSPA Networks,
    Fung Po TSO (City University of Hong Kong, HK); Jin Teng (The Ohio State University, US); Weijia Jia (City University of Hong Kong, CN); Dong Xuan (The Ohio State University, US)
5:15pm-6:15pm Outrageous Opinions (with cash bar)
6:15pm-7:00pm SIGMOBILE Meeting

   Wednesday, September 22 

MobiCom MobiHoc
7:30am-5:00pm Registration Open
7:00am-8:00am Breakfast
8:00am-10:00am Emerging Techniques and Applications
Session Chair: Sneha Kasera
  • Data Transmission over Unknown Voice Channels,
    Aditya Dhananjay (NYU), Ashlesh Sharma (NYU), Michael Paik (NYU), Jay Chen (NYU), Jinyang Li (NYU), Lakshminarayanan Subramanian (NYU)
  • SMS-Based Mobile Web Search for Low-End Phones,
    Jay Chen (New York University), Lakshminarayanan Subramanian (New York University), Eric Brewer (New York University)
  • PixNet:Designing Interference-Free Wireless Links using LCD-Camera pairs,
    Samuel David Perli (MIT), Nabeel Ahmed (MIT), Dina Katabi (MIT)
  • "Did You See Bob?": Human Localization using Mobile Phones,
    Ionut Constandache (Duke University), Xuan Bao (Duke University), Martin Azizyan (Duke University), Romit Roy Choudhury (Duke University)
Modeling and Analysis I
Session Chair: Zhi-Li Zhang
  • Globs in the Primordial Soup: The Emergence of Connected Crowds in Mobile Wireless Networks,
    Simon Heimlicher (ETH Zurich, CH); Kavé Salamatian (LISTIC PolyTech, Université de Savoie Chambery Annecy, FR)
  • Fading-Resistant Low-Latency Broadcasts in Wireless Multihop Networks: The Probabilistic Cooperation Diversity Approach,
    Hermann S Lichte (University of Paderborn, DE); Hannes Frey (University of Paderborn, DE); Holger Karl (University of Paderborn, DE)
  • On Quality of Monitoring for Multi-channel Wireless Infrastructure Networks,
    Arun Chhetri (University of Houston, US); Huy A. Nguyen (University of Houston, US); Gabriel Scalosub (Ben-Gurion University, IL); Rong Zheng (University of Houston, US)
  • Breaking Bidder Collusion in Large-Scale Spectrum Auctions ,
    Xia Zhou (University of California, Santa Barbara, US); Haitao Zheng (University of California, Santa Barbara, US)
10:00am-10:30am Coffee Break
10:30am-12:00pm Localization
Session Chair: Ashu Sabharwal
  • Exploiting Temporal Stability and Low Rank Structure for Mobile Network Localization,
    Swati Rallapalli (University of Texas at Austin), Luli Qiu (University of Texas at Austin), Yin Zhang (University of Texas at Austin), Yi-Chao Chen (University of Texas at Austin)
  • Indoor Localization Without the Pain,
    Krishna Kant Chintalapudi (Microsoft Research, India), Anand Padmanabha Iyer (Microsoft Research, India), Venkat Padmanabhan (Microsoft Research, India)
  • Privacy Vulnerabilities of Published Anonymous Mobility Traces,
    Yu Tak Ma (Purdue University), David K. Y. Yau (Purdue University), Nung Kwan Yip (Purdue University), Nageswara S. V. Rao (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
Topics in Routing and Forwarding
Session Chair: Robin Kravets
  • Whirlpool Routing for Mobility,
    Jung Woo Lee (EE Dept., Stanford Univ., US); Branislav Kusy (Stanford University, US); Basem Shihada (University of Waterloo, CA); Tahir Azim (Stanford University, US); Philip Levis (Stanford, US)
  • Flying in the Dark: Controlling Autonomous Data Ferries with Partial Observations,
    Ting He (IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, US); Kang-Won Lee (IBM Research, US); Ananthram Swami (Army Research Lab., US)
  • Cooperation vs. Multiplexing: Multicast Scheduling Algorithms for OFDMA Relay Networks,
    Karthikeyan Sundaresan (NEC Labs America, US); Sampath Rangarajan (NEC Labs America, US)
12:00pm-1:30pm Lunch at Drake Hotel
1:30pm-3:00pm Directional Systems
Session Chair: Romit Roy Choudhury
  • Design and Experimental Evaluation of Multi-User Beamforming in Wireless LANs,
    Ehsan Aryafar (Rice University), Naren Anand (Rice University), Theodoros Salonidis (Thompson), Edward Knightly (Rice University)
  • Pushing the Envelope of Indoor Wireless Spatial Reuse using Directional Access Points and Clients,
    Xi Liu (Carnegie Mellon University), Anmol Sheth (Intel Labs Seattle), Konstantina Papagiannaki (Intel Labs Pittsburgh), Michael Kaminsky (Intel Labs Pittsburgh), Srinivasan Seshan (Carnegie Mellon University), Peter Steenkiste (Carnegie Mellon University)
  • Directional Antenna Diversity for Mobile Devices: Characterizations and Solutions,
    Ardalan Amiri Sani (Rice University), Lin Zhong (Rice University), Ashutosh Sabharwal (Rice University)
Sensor Networking I
Session Chair: Hannes Hartenstein
  • Greedy Geographic Routing in Large-Scale Sensor Networks: A Minimum Network Decomposition Approach ,
    Anne-Marie Kermarrec (INRIA Rennes Bretagne Atlantique, FR); Guang Tan (INRIA Rennes, FR)
  • Data Preservation Under Spatial Failures in Sensor Networks,
    Navid Azimi (SUNY Stony Brook, US); Himanshu Gupta (SUNY, Stony Brook, US); Xiaoxiao Hou (Stony Brook University, US); Jie Gao (Stony Brook University, US)
  • Near Optimal Multi-Application Allocation in Shared Sensor Networks,
    You Xu (Washington University in St. Louis, US); Abusayeed Saifullah (Washington University in St. Louis, US); Yixin Chen (Washington University in St Louis, US); Chenyang Lu (Washington University in St. Louis, US); Sangeeta Bhattacharya (Intel Labs, IN)
3:00pm-3:30pm Coffee Break
3:30pm-5:30pm Posters and Demos
6:00pm Board boat at Navy Pier for dinner cruise
(more information to be provided at the conference regarding this social function)

   Thursday, September 23 

MobiCom MobiHoc
7:30am-5:00pm Registration Open
7:00am-8:00am Breakfast
8:00am-10:00am Protocols and Systems
Session Chair: Robin Kravets
  • NVS: A Virtualization Substrate for WiMAX Networks,
    Ravi Kokku (NEC Laboratories America), Rajesh Mahindra (NEC Laboratories America), Honghai Zhang (NEC Laboratories America), Sampath Rangarajan (NEC Laboratories America)
  • Stix: A Goal-Oriented Distributed Management System for Large-Scale Broadband Wireless Access Networks,
    Giacomo Bernardi (University of Edinburgh, UK), Matt Calder (University of Edinburgh, UK), Damon Fenacci (University of Edinburgh, UK), Alex Macmillan (University of Edinburgh, UK), Mahesh K. Marina (University of Edinburgh, UK)
  • MIMO Rate Adaptation in 802.11n Wireless Networks,
    Ioannis Pefkianakis (UCLA), Yun Hu (USTC), Starsky Wong (IBM T.J Watson Research Center), Hao Yang (Nokia), Songwu Lu (UCLA)
  • Fair WLAN Backhaul Aggregation,
    Domenico Giustiniano (Telefonica Research), Eduard Goma (Telefonica Research), Alberto Lopez Toledo (Telefonica Research), Ian Dangerfield (Hamilton Institute), Julian Morillo (Polytechnic University of Catalunya), Pablo Rodriguez (Telefonica Research)
Invited Talks
  • GENI for Advanced Wireless Research,
    Chip Elliott (BBN)
  • International Technology Alliance in Network and Information Sciences: An Overview,
    Dinesh Verma (IBM)
  • Sajal Das (National Science Foundation)
  • Alhussein Abouzeid (National Science Foundation)
10:00am-10:30am Coffee Break
10:30am-12:00pm Interference Detection and Management
Session Chair: Kyle Jamieson
  • Remap Decoding: Simple Retransmission Permutation Can Resolve Overlapping Channel Collisions,
    Li Erran Li (Alcatel-Lucent), Kun Tan (Microsoft Research, Asia), Ying Xu, Harish Visvanathan (Alcatel-Lucent), Y. Richard Yang (Yale University)
  • Sybot: An Adaptive and Mobile Spectrum Survey System for WiFi Networks,
    Kyu-Han Kim (Deutsche Telekom Inc. R&D Lab USA), Alexander W. Min (University of Michigan), Kang G. Shin (University of Michigan)
  • Inferring and Mitigating a Link's Hindering Transmissions in Managed 802.11 Wireless Networks,
    Eugenio Magistretti (Rice University), Omer Gurewitz (Ben Gurion University), Edward Knightly (Rice University)
Sensor Networking II
Session Chair: Guoliang Xing
  • Connectivity-based and Anchor-Free Localization in Large-Scale 2D/3D Sensor Networks,
    Guang Tan (INRIA Rennes, FR); Hongbo Jiang (Huazhong University of Science and Technology, CN); Shengkai Zhang (Huazhong University of Science and Technology, CN); Anne-Marie Kermarrec (INRIA Rennes Bretagne Atlantique, FR)
  • Barrier Coverage with Sensors of Limited Mobility,
    Anwar Saipulla (University of Massachusetts Lowell, US); Benyuan Liu (University of Massachusetts Lowell, US); Guoliang Xing (Michigan State University, US); Xinwen Fu (University of Massachusetts Lowell, US); Jie Wang (Univ of Mass Lowell, US)
  • Multiple Receiver Strategies for Minimizing Packet Loss in Dense Sensor Networks,
    Bernhard Firner (WINLAB, Rutgers University, US); Chenren Xu (Rutgers University, US); Yanyong Zhang (Rutgers University, US); Richard Howard (PnP Networks, US)
12:00pm-1:30pm Lunch-on-your-own
1:30pm-3:30pm Measurements
Session Chair: Luli Qiu
  • The kappa Factor: Inferring Protocol Performance Using Inter-link Reception Correlation,
    Kannan Srinivasan (Stanford University), Mayank Jain (Stanford University), Jung Il Choi (Stanford University), Tahir Azim (Stanford University), Edward S. Kim (University of Southern California), Philip Levis (Stanford University), Bhaskar Krishnamachari (University of Southern California)
  • Toward Understanding Characteristics of Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC) From a Perspective of Vehicular Network Engineers,
    Fan Bai (GM Research), Daniel Stancil (NCSU), hariharan krishnan (GM research)
  • Profiling Users in a 3G Network Using Hourglass Co-Clustering,
    Ram Keralapura (Narus Inc.), Antonio Nucci (Narus Inc), Zhi-Li Zhang (University of Minnesota), Lixin Gao (University of Massachusetts)
  • Physical-layer Identification of UHF RFID Tags,
    Davide Zanetti (ETH Zurich), Boris Danev (ETH Zurich), Srdjan Capkun (ETH Zurich)
Modeling and Analysis II
Session Chair: Heather Zheng
  • Rate Diverse Network Coding: Breaking the Broadcast Bottleneck,
    Sangki Yun (Korea University, KR); Hyogon Kim (Korea University, KR)
  • Quantitative Analysis of the Effect of Transmitting Power on the Capacity of Wireless Ad Hoc Networks,
    Xue Zhang (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, CN); Haigang Gong (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, CN); Ming Liu (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, CN); Sanglu Lu (Nanjing University, CN); Jie Wu (Temple Unviersity, US)
  • On Optimal Feedback Allocation in Multi-Channel Wireless Downlinks,
    Ming Ouyang (Iowa State University, US); Lei Ying (Iowa State University, US)
  • Spectrum Pricing Games with Bandwidth Uncertainty and Spatial Reuse in Cognitive Radio Networks ,
    Gaurav S. Kasbekar (University of Pennsylvania, US); Saswati Sarkar (University of Pennsylvania, US)
3:30pm-4:00pm Coffee Break
4:00pm-5:00pm Optimization-based Systems
Session Chair: Moustafa Youssef
  • Design, implementation and evaluation of back-pressure routing/rate control for intermittently connected networks,
    Jung Ryu (The University of Texas at Austin), Vidur Bhargava (The University of Texas at Austin), Nicholas Paine (The University of Texas at Austin), Sanjay Shakkottai (The University of Texas at Austin)
  • Differential Forms for Swarm Target Tracking and Searching in Sensor Networks,
    Rik Sarkar (Stony Brook University), Jie Gao (Stony Brook University)
5:00pm-6:00pm SRC Presentations

   Friday, September 24 

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