MobiCom 2015 / Paris, France / September 7- 11, 2015
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 Advance Program 


   Advance Program Schedule at a Glance 

Please find below a advance schedule for the MobiCom 2015 conference, workshop, and social events.


   Monday, September 7, 2015 - Workshop Program - Day 1

   8:00 - 9:00

Welcome and registration
Location: Esclangon UPMC

   9:00 - 12:30

Software Radio Implementation Forum (SRIF)

Workshop on Mobility in the Evolving Internet Architecture (Mobiarch)

Workshop on Experiences with the Design and Implementation of Smart Objects (SmartObjects)

   12:30 - 14:00


   14:00 - 15:30

Software Radio Implementation Forum (SRIF)

Workshop on Mobility in the Evolving Internet Architecture (Mobiarch)

Workshop on Hot Topics in Planet-Scale Measurement (HotPlanet)

   15:30 - 17:30

Demo and poster session for workshops

   19:00 - 23:00

Welcome Cocktail
Location: Eiffel Tower / Zamansky Tower

   Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - Technical Program - Day 1

   07:30 - 08:45

Welcome and registration
Location: Institut Pasteur

   08:45 - 09:15 General Chairs' Welcome
Profs. Serge Fdida and Giovanni Pau
   09:15 - 10:15 Keynote #1: Agility and Fragility in a Real-time World
Gilles Grapinet, Atos SEVP & Worldline CEO
   10:15 - 10:30

Coffee Break

   10:30 - 12:30 Paper Session #1: Energy, Energy, Energy
  • Wireless Power Hotspot that Charges All of Your Devices
    Lixin Shi (MIT)
    Zach Kabelac (MIT)
    Dina Katabi (MIT)
    David Perreault (MIT)
  • [Paper]  
  • Rethinking EnergyPerformance TradeOff in Mobile Web Page Loading
    Duc Hoang Bui (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)
    Yunxin Liu (Microsoft Research)
    Hyosu Kim (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)
    Insik Shin (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)
    Feng Zhao (Microsoft Research)
  • [Paper]   [1-min Video]   [Slides]  
  • Optimizing Smartphone Power Consumption through Dynamic Resolution Scaling
    Songtao He (Microsoft Research and University of Science and Technology of China)
    Yunxin Liu (Microsoft Research)
    Hucheng Zhou (Microsoft Research)
  • [Paper]   [1-min Video]   [Slides]  
  • Smartphone Background Activities in the Wild: Origin, Energy Drain, and Optimization
    Xiaomeng Chen (Purdue University and Mobile Enerlytics LLC)
    Abhilash Jindal (Purdue University and Mobile Enerlytics LLC)
    Ning Ding (Purdue University and Mobile Enerlytics LLC)
    Y. Charlie Hu (Purdue University and Mobile Enerlytics LLC)
    Maruti Gupta (Intel Corp.)
    Rath Vannithamby (Intel Corp.)
  • [Paper]   [1-min Video]   [Slides]  
  • Precise Power Delay Profiling with Commodity WiFi  [1-min Video]
    Yaxiong Xie (Nanyang Technological University)
    Zhenjiang Li (Nanyang Technological University)
    Mo Li (Nanyang Technological University)
  • [Paper]   [1-min Video]  
   12:30 - 14:00


   14:00 - 16:00 Paper Session #2: RF can Sense
  • Understanding and Modeling of WiFi Signal Based Human Activity Recognition
    Wei Wang (Nanjing University)
    Alex X. Liu (Michigan State University)
    Muhammad Shahzad (Michigan State University)
    Kang Ling (Nanjing University)
    Sanglu Lu (Nanjing University)
  • [Paper]   [1-min Video]   [Slides]  
  • WiDraw: Enabling Handsfree Drawing in the Air on Commodity WiFi Devices
    Li Sun (University at Buffalo, SUNY)
    Souvik Sen (HP Labs)
    Dimitrios Koutsonikolas (University at Buffalo, SUNY)
    KyuHan Kim (HP Labs)
  • [Paper]   [1-min Video]  
  • Keystroke Recognition Using WiFi Signals
    Kamran Ali (Michigan State University)
    Alex X. Liu (Michigan State University)
    Wei Wang (Nanjing University)
    Muhammad Shahzad (Michigan State University)
  • [Paper]   [1-min Video]   [Slides]  
  • Reusing 60GHz Radios for Mobile Radar Imaging
    Yanzi Zhu (UCSB)
    Yibo Zhu (UCSB)
    Ben Y. Zhao (UCSB)
    Haitao Zheng (UCSB)
  • [Paper]   [1-min Video]   [Slides]  
  • mTrack: HighPrecision Passive Tracking Using Millimeter Wave Radios
    Teng Wei (University of Wisconsin Madison)
    Xinyu Zhang (University of Wisconsin Madison)
  • [Paper]   [1-min Video]   [Slides]  
   16:00 - 16:15


   16:00 - 18:00

Demo and Poster Session

  • Demo: Platform for Collecting Data From Urban Sensors Using Vehicular Networking
  • Demo: AntMonitor - a System for Mobile Traffic Monitoring and Real-Time Prevention of Privacy Leaks
  • Demo: Car-Fi: Opportunistic V2I by Exploiting Dual-Access Wi-Fi Networks
  • Demo: FIT IoT-LAB A Large Scale Open Experimental IoT Testbed
  • Demo: OpenVLC1.0 Platform for Research in Visible Light Communication Networks
  • Demo: An Open-source Software Defined Platform for Collaborative and Energy-aware WiFi Offloading
  • Demo: Optimizing Smartphone Power Consumption through Dynamic Resolution Scaling
  • Demo: Modular Multi-radio Wireless Sensor Platform for IoT Trials with Plug&Play Module Connection
  • Demo: Wireless Link Selection on Smartphone: Throughput vs Battery Drain
  • Demo: Closer to Cloud-RAN: RAN as a Service
  • Demo: Witals, AP-centric Health Diagnosis of WiFi Networks
  • Demo: OneLab: Major Computer Networking Testbeds for IoT and Wireless Experimentation
  • Demo: Molecular MIMO with Drift
  • Demo: Exploring Autoregressive Integrated Models for Time Synchronization in Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Demo Abstract: Live Adaptations of Low-power MAC Protocols
  • Demo: Implementation of Real-time WiFi Receiver in Ziria, Language for Rapid Prototyping of Wireless PHY
  • Poster: Mobile Data Offloading Testbed
  • Poster: Can Smart Devices Protect Us from Violent Crime?
  • Poster: Privacy-Preserving Server-Driven Dynamic Spectrum Access System
  • Poster: On the Low-Cost and Distance-Adaptive Device-free Localization
  • Poster: NLOS-aware Localization Based on Phase Shift Measurements
  • Poster: 3D Printing Your Wireless Coverage
  • Poster: Evaluating Android Applications with Multipath TCP
  • Poster: Network-Based UE Mobility Estimation in Mobile Networks
  • Poster: Extremely Parallel Resource Pre-Fetching for Energy Optimized Mobile Web Browsing
  • Poster: VPN Tunnels for Energy Efficient Multimedia Streaming
  • Poster: A Low Cost People Flow Monitoring System For Sensing The Potential Danger
  • Poster: Unified RemoteU¬° for Mobile Environments
  • Poster: Unified RemoteUI for Mobile Environments
  • Poster: Use your Senses: A Smooth Multipath TCP WiFi/Mobile Handover
  • Poster: Towards Encrypted Query Processing for the Internet of Things
  • Poster: Regression-based Characterization of 802.11ac Indoor Performance
  • Poster: ParkMaster - Leveraging Edge Computing in Visual Analytics
  • Poster: User Location Fingerprinting at Scale
  • Poster: Understanding YouTube QoE in Cellular Networks with YoMoApp - a QoE Monitoring Tool for YouTube Mobile
  • Poster: Continuous and Fine-grained Respiration Volume Monitoring Using Continuous Wave Radar
  • Poster: Distributed Voronoi-based Acoustic Source Localization with Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Poster: TRIM: A Truthful Incentive Mechanism for Dynamic and Heterogeneous Tasks in Mobile Crowdsensing
  • Poster: A Multi-Drone Platform for Empowering Drones' Teamwork
  • Poster: Visible Light Communication in the Dark
  • Poster: Scoping Environment to Assist 60 GHz Link Deployment
  • Poster: Crowdsourced Location Aware Wi-Fi Access Control
  • Poster: An Insomnia Therapy for Clock Synchronization in Wireless Sensor Networks

   18:00 - 18:45

SIGMOBILE Business Meeting

   19:00 - 22:00

Student - Business Forum
Location: Zamansky Tower, UPMC

   Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - Technical Program - Day 2

   08:00 - 09:00

Welcome and registration
Location: Institut Pasteur

   09:00 - 10:00 Keynote #2: Research Challenges and Opportunities in a Mobility-centric World
Dr. Jim Kurose, Assistant Director of the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE)
   10:00 - 10:20


   10:20 - 11:30 Paper Session #3: New security threats
  • Acoustic Eavesdropping through Wireless Vibrometry
    Teng Wei (University of Wisconsin Madison)
    Shu Wang (University of Wisconsin Madison)
    Anfu Zhou (University of Wisconsin Madison)
    Xinyu Zhang (University of Wisconsin Madison)
  • [Paper]   [1-min Video]   [Slides]  
  • Snooping Keystrokes with mm-level Audio Ranging on a Single Phone
    Jian Liu (Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ 07030, USA)
    Yan Wang (Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ 07030, USA)
    Gorkem Kar (Winlab, Rutgers University, North Brunswick, NJ 08902, USA)
    Yingying Chen (Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ 07030, USA)
    Jie Yang (Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA)
    Marco Gruteser (Winlab, Rutgers University, North Brunswick, NJ 08902, USA)
  • [Paper]   [1-min Video]   [Slides]  
  • MoLe: Motion Leaks through Smartwatch Sensors
    He Wang (University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign)
    Ted TsungTe Lai (University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign)
    Romit Roy Choudhury (University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign)
  • [Paper]   [1-min Video]   [Slides]  
   11:30 - 12:40 Paper Session #4: New access techniques I
  • Recitation: Rehearsing Wireless Packet Reception in Software
    Zhenjiang Li (Nanyang Technological University)
    Yaxiong Xie (Nanyang Technological University)
    Mo Li (Nanyang Technological University)
    Kyle Jamieson (University College London)
  • [Paper]   [1-min Video]  
  • Hekaton: Efficient and Practical Large-Scale MIMO
    Xiufeng Xie (University of WisconsinMadison)
    Eugene Chai (NEC Laboratories America)
    Xinyu Zhang (University of WisconsinMadison)
    Karthik Sundaresan (NEC Laboratories America)
    Amir Khojastepour (NEC Laboratories America)
    Sampath Rangarajan (NEC Laboratories America)
  • [Paper]   [1-min Video]  
  • FreeBee: Crosstechnology Communication via Free Sidechannel
    Song Min Kim (University of Minnesota)
    Tian He (University of Minnesota)
  • [Paper]   [1-min Video]   [Slides]  
   12:40 - 14:30

Lunch & Rock Star Award

   14:30 - 15:40 Paper Session #5: Emerging sensing methods
  • Human Sensing Using Visible Light Communication (Best Video Award)
    Tianxing Li (Dartmouth College)
    Chuankai An (Dartmouth College)
    Zhao Tian (Dartmouth College)
    Andrew T. Campbell (Dartmouth College)
    Xia Zhou (Dartmouth College)
  • [Paper]   [1-min Video]   [Slides]  
  • Extending Mobile Interaction Through NearField Visible Light Sensing
    Chi Zhang (University of WisconsinMadison)
    Josh Tabor (University of WisconsinMadison)
    Jialiang Zhang (University of WisconsinMadison)
    Xinyu Zhang (University of WisconsinMadison)
  • [Paper]   [1-min Video]   [Slides]  
  • EcoDrive: A Mobile Sensing and Control System for Fuel Efficient Driving
    Lei Kang (University of Wisconsin Madison)
    Bozhao Qi (University of Wisconsin Madison)
    Dan Janecek (University of Wisconsin Madison)
    Suman Banerjee (University of Wisconsin Madison)
  • [Paper]   [1-min Video]   [Slides]  
   15:40 - 16:00


   16:00 - 18:00 Paper Session #6: Applications
  • Kaleido: You Can Watch It But Cannot Record It
    Lan Zhang (Tsinghua University)
    Cheng Bo (University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
    Jiahui Hou (University of Science and Technology of China)
    XiangYang Li (Illinois Institute of Technology)
    Kebin Liu (Tsinghua University)
    Yu Wang (University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
    Yunhao Liu (Tsinghua University)
  • [Paper]   [1-min Video]   [Slides]  
  • CAreDroid: Adaptation Framework for Android ContextAware Applications (Best Paper Award & Best Community Paper Award)
    Salma Elmalaki (University of California, Los Angeles)
    Lucas Wanner (University of California, Los Angeles)
    Mani Srivastava (University of California, Los Angeles)
  • [Paper]   [1-min Video]   [Slides]  
  • CIDER: Enabling Robustness-Power Tradeoffs on a Computational Eyeglass
    Authors: Addison Mayberry (University of Massachusetts)
    Yamin Tun (University of Massachusetts)
    Pan Hu (University of Massachusetts)
    Duncan SmithFreedman (University of Massachusetts)
    Deepak Ganesan (University of Massachusetts)
    Benjamin Marlin (University of Massachusetts)
    Christopher Salthouse (University of Massachusetts)
  • [Paper]   [1-min Video]  
  • piStream: Physical Layer Informed Adaptive Video Streaming Over LTE
    Xiufeng Xie (University of WisconsinMadision)
    Xinyu Zhang (University of WisconsinMadision)
    Swarun Kumar (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    Li Erran Li (Bell Labs)
  • [Paper]   [1-min Video]   [Slides]  
  • The Design and Implementation of a Wireless Video Surveillance System
    Tan Zhang (University of WisconsinMadison)
    Aakanksha Chowdhery (Microsoft Research Redmond)
    Paramvir Bahl (Microsoft Research Redmond)
    Kyle Jamieson (University College London)
    Suman Banerjee (University of WisconsinMadison)
  • [Paper]   [1-min Video]  
   19:00 - 23:00

Maison des Polytech.

Outstanding Contribution Award
Mario Gerla

   Thursday, September 10, 2015 - Technical Program - Day 3

   08:00 - 08:30

Welcome and registration
Location: Institut Pasteur

   08:30 - 9:00 Keynote #3: European research towards 5G
Rémy Bayou, Research and Innovation programme and policy Officer for network technologies in DG Connect, European Commission
   9:00 - 10:30 Paper Session #7: Measurement, reliability and experience
  • SAMPLES: Self Adaptive Mining of Persistent Lexical Snippets for Classifying Mobile Application Traffic
    Hongyi Yao (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)
    Gyan Ranjan (Symantec Corporation)
    Alok Tongaonkar (Symantec Corporation)
    Yong Liao (Symantec Corporation)
    Z. Morley Mao (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)
  • [Paper]   [1-min Video]   [Slides]  
  • Performance Characterization and Call Reliability Problem Diagnosis for Voice over LTE
    Yunhan Jack Jia (University of Michigan)
    Qi Alfred Chen (University of Michigan)
    Z.Morley Mao (University of Michigan)
    Jie Hui (TMobile USA Inc.)
    Kranthi Sontineni (TMobile USA Inc.)
    Alex Yoon (TMobile USA Inc.)
    Samson Kwong (TMobile USA Inc.)
    Kevin Lau (TMobile USA Inc.)
  • [Paper]   [1-min Video]   [Slides]  
  • Absence: Usagebased failure detection in mobile networks
    Binh Nguyen (University of Utah)
    Zihui Ge (AT&T Labs Research)
    Jacobus Van der Merwe (University of Utah)
    He Yan (AT&T Labs Research)
  • [Paper]   [1-min Video]   [Slides]  
  • Experience: Rethinking RRC State Machine Optimization in Light of Recent Advancements
    Theodore Stoner (University of Cincinnati)
    Xuetao Wei (University of Cincinnati)
    Joseph Knight (University of Cincinnati)
    Lei Guo (Northeastern University)
  • [Paper]   [1-min Video]  
   10:30 - 10:50 Break
   10:50 - 11:50 Panel: Big Data, IoT, ...
Buzz Words For Academia Or Reality For Industry?
[Detailed Description]
Rui Aguiar (Universidade de Aveiro, DETI-Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal) 
Tobias Pfeiffer (Preferred Networks, Japan) 
Harish Viswanathan (Alcatel Lucent Bell Labs, USA) 
Nora Benhabiles (CEA, EIT Health KIC, France) 
Pablo Rodriguez (Telefonica, Spain) 
Jia Wang (AT&T, USA) 
Hui Zang (Huawei, USA) 
   11:50 - 13:00


   13:00 - 15:00 Paper Session #8: Localization and RFID
  • See Through Walls with COTS RFID Systems!
    Lei Yang (Tsinghua University)
    Qiongzheng Lin (Tsinghua University)
    Xiangyang Li (Illinois Institute of Technology)
    Tianci Liu (Tsinghua University)
    Yunhao Liu (Tsinghua University)
  • [Paper]   [1-min Video]   [Slides]  
  • "Come and Be Served": Parallel Decoding for COTS RFID Tags
    Jiajue Ou (Nanyang Technological University)
    Mo Li (Nanyang Technological University)
    Yuanqing Zheng (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
  • [Paper]   [1-min Video]  
  • Last Mile Navigation Using Smartphones
    Yuanchao Shu (Zhejiang University)
    Kang G. Shin (University of Michigan)
    Tian He (University of Minnesota)
    Jiming Chen (Zhejiang University)
  • [Paper]   [1-min Video]  
  • EchoTag: Accurate InfrastructureFree Indoor Location Tagging with Smartphones
    YuChih Tung (The University of Michigan)
    Kang G. Shin (The University of Michigan)
  • [Paper]   [1-min Video]   [Slides]  
  • ToneTrack: Leveraging Frequency-Agile Radios for Time-Based Indoor Wireless Localization
    Jie Xiong (University College London)
    Karthikeyan Sundaresan (NEC Labs America)
    Kyle Jamieson (University College London)
  • [Paper]   [1-min Video]  
   15:00 - 15:20


   15:20 - 16:30 Paper Session #9: New access techniques II
  • mZig: Enabling MultiPacket Reception in ZigBee
    Linghe Kong (McGill University)
    Xue Liu (McGill University)
  • [Paper]   [1-min Video]   [Slides]  
  • AirExpress: Enabling inband Wireless Cutthrough Transmission
    Bo Chen (The Ohio State University)
    Yue Qiao (The Ohio State University)
    Ouyang Zhang (The Ohio State University)
    Kannan Srinivasan (The Ohio State University)
  • [Paper]   [1-min Video]   [Slides]  
  • Control Channel Design for ManyAntenna MUMIMO
    Clayton Shepard (Rice University)
    Abeer Javed (Rice University)
    Lin Zhong (Rice University)
  • [Paper]   [1-min Video]  
   16:30 - 17:30

App Contest

   17:30 - 18:15 Paper Session #10: Mobile cloud
  • QuickSync: Improving Synchronization Efficiency for Mobile Cloud Storage Services
    Yong Cui (Tsinghua University)
    Zeqi Lai (Tsinghua University)
    Xin Wang (Stony Brook University)
    Ningwei Dai (Tsinghua University)
    Congcong miao (Tsinghua University)
  • [Paper]   [1-min Video]   [Slides]  
  • FlexiWeb: NetworkAware Compaction for Accelerating Mobile Web Transfers
    Shailendra Singh (UC Riverside)
    Harsha V. Madhyastha (University of Michigan)
    Srikanth V. Krishnamurthy (UC Riverside)
    Ramesh Govindan (USC)
  • [Paper]   [1-min Video]  

   Friday, September 11, 2015 - Workshop Program - Day 2

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