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09:00-12:30   Tutorial 1:
  • Design and Modelling of Medium Access Control Protocols for Wireless Ad Hoc Networks,
    Nitin H. Vaidya (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA), Rajive Bagrodia (Scalable Network Technologies, USA), and Mineo Takai (University of California at Los Angeles, USA)
14:00-17:30 Tutorial 2:
  • Routing and Multicasting in Ad Hoc Networks,
    Elizabeth M. Belding-Royer (University of California, Santa Barbara, USA) and Sung-Ju Lee (HP Labs, USA)
17:30- Welcome Reception
09:00-10:15 Opening and Keynote Speech:
  • Think Globally, Act Locally: A Credo for Mobile Ad Hoc Networking,
    Martha Steenstrup (Stow Research, USA)
10:15-10:40 Break
10:40-12:20 Routing:
Session Chair: Zygmunt Haas (Cornell University, USA)
  • Path Set Selection in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks,
    Panagiotis Papadimitratos, Zygmunt J. Haas, and Emin Gün Sirer (Cornell University, USA)
  • Routing Performance in Presence of Unidirectional Links in Multihop Wireless Networks,
    Mahesh K. Marina and Samir R. Das (University of Cincinnati, USA)
  • A Dynamic Core Based Multicast Routing Protocol for Ad hoc Wireless Networks,
    Subir Kumar Das, B. S. Manoj, and C. Siva Ram Murthy (IIT Madras, India)
  • On Using the Ad-hoc Network Model in Wireless Packet Data Networks,
    Hung-Yun Hsieh and Raghupathy Sivakumar (Georgia Tech, USA)
12:20-13:50 Lunch
13:50-15:05 Fairness and Scheduling:
Session Chair: Victor Bahl (Microsoft Research, USA)
  • Performance Evaluation of a Fair Backoff Algorithm for IEEE 802.11 DFWMAC,
    Zuyuan Fang, Brahim Bensaou, and Yu Wang (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong)
  • Ordered Packet Scheduling in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks: Mechanisms and Performance Analysis,
    Vikram Kanodia, Chengzhi Li, Ashutosh Sabharwal, Bahareh Sadeghi, and Edward Knightly (Rice University, USA)
  • Priority Scheduling in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks,
    Xue Yang and Nitin Vaidya (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)
15:05-15:30 Break
15:30-16:45 Performance Evaluation:
Session Chair: Charles Perkins (Nokia Research, USA)
  • On the Minimum Node Degree and Connectivity of a Wireless Multihop Network,
    Christian Bettstetter (Technical University of Munich, Germany)
  • Characterizing the Interaction Between Routing and MAC Protocols in Ad-Hoc Networks,
    Chris Barrett, Martin Drozda, Achla Marathe, and Madhav V. Marathe (Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA)
  • An Integrated Environment for Testing Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks,
    Yongguang Zhang and Wei Li (HRL Laboratories, USA)
16:45-18:00 Poster Session
18:00- Gala Dinner
08:30-10:10 Energy Awareness and Power Control:
Session Chair: John Heidemann (USC Information Sciences Institute, USA)
  • Constructing Minimum-Energy Broadcast Trees in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks,
    Weifa Liang (Australian National University, Australia)
  • Algorithmic Aspects of Topology Control Problems for Ad hoc Networks,
    Errol Lloyd, Rui Liu, Madhav V. Marathe, Ram Ramanathan, and S.S. Ravi (University of Delaware, USA)
  • Topology Management for Sensor Networks: Exploiting Latency and Density,
    Curt Schurgers, Vlasios Tsiatsis, Saurabh Ganeriwal, and Mani Srivastava (UCLA, USA)
  • Minimum Energy Paths for Reliable Communication in Multi-hop Wireless Networks,
    Suman Banerjee and Archan Misra (University of Maryland, College Park, USA)
10:10-10:35 Break
10:35-12:15 Scalability:
Session Chair: Adam Wolisz (Technical University of Berlin, Germany)
  • Message-Optimal Connected-Dominating-Set Construction for Routing in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks,
    Khaled M. Alzoubi, Peng-Jun Wan, and Ophir Frieder (Illinois Institute of Technology, USA)
  • Approximating Minimum Size Weakly-Connected Dominating Sets for Clustering Mobile Ad Hoc Networks,
    Yuanzhu Peter Chen and Arthur L. Liestman (Simon Fraser University, Canada)
  • On the Scalability of IEEE 802.11 Ad Hoc Networks,
    Lifei Huang and Ten-Hwang Lai (Ohio State University, USA)
  • Directional Virtual Carrier Sensing for Directional Antennas in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks,
    Mineo Takai, Jay Martin, Aifeng Ren, and Rajive Bagrodia (UCLA, USA)
12:15-13:45 Lunch
13:45-15:25 Protocols:
Session Chair: Joe Macker (Naval Research Lab, USA)
  • Comparison of Broadcasting Techniques for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks,
    Brad Williams and Tracy Camp (Colorado School of Mines, USA)
  • Duplicate Address Detection in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks,
    Nitin H. Vaidya (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)
  • Improving TCP Performance over Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks with Out-of-Order Detection and Response,
    Feng Wang and Yongguang Zhang (HRL Laboratories, USA)
  • Performance Analysis of the CONFIDANT Protocol (Cooperation Of Nodes--Fairness In Dynamic Ad-hoc NeTworks),
    Sonja Buchegger (IBM Zurich Research Laboratory, Switzerland) and Jean-Yves Le Boudec (EPFL, Switzerland)
15:25-15:50 Break
15:50-17:30 Open Panel Discussion Session:
Session Organizer: David B. Johnson (Rice University, USA)
  • On the Unsuitability of IEEE 802.11 and Bluetooth for Mobile Ad Hoc Networking, a discussion for and against any aspect of this position, with speakers and audience interaction. Controversial, informative, and entertaining!
17:30 Conference Adjourns