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        ACM SIGMOBILE E-Mail Newsletter
                 for Sep/2007
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SIG Announcements:

- Combined MobiCom 07/MobiHoc 07 and Workshops has successfully been
held with high quality papers and a strong turnout of over
430 registrants in total.

- MobiCom 2007 Best Student Paper Award:
'Crossing Over the Bounded Domain: From Exponential to Power-law Inter-meeting
Time in MANET', Han Cai and Do Young Eun (North Carolina State University)
Congratulations!

- MobiHoc 07 Best Student Paper Award:
"Capacity of Multi-channel Wireless Networks with Random (c,f)
Assignment", Vartika Bhandari and Nitin Vaidya (University of
Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, US).
Congratulations!

- Winners of the ACM Student Research Competition (SRC)
held at MobiCom 2007:

First Place: Shravan Rayanchu (Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison)
     for the poster "Deconstructing Wireless Errors: Collision
     or 'Bad' Channel?".

Second Place: The judges decided on a tie for second place. The
     names of the two second place winners (in alphabetical order
     of last names) are:

     (1) Mehedi Bakht (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
         for the poster "On the Feasibility of High-power Radios in
         Sensor Networks".

     (2) Yuan Yuan (University of Maryland, College Park) for the
         poster  "UnChannelize the Channels in WLAN".

Third Place: Udayan Kumar (University of Florida, Gainesville)
     for the poster "Gender-based Feature Analysis in Campus-wide
     WLANs".
Congratulations to all!

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Latest News and Articles:

'Wiki City Rome' To Draw A Map Like No Other (Science Daily)
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/09/070907104822.htm

MIT Researchers Hope to Kick Kerberos Up a Notch (InternetNews)
http://www.internetnews.com/dev-news/article.php/3702176

From PARC, the Mobile Phone as Tour Guide (CNet)
http://www.news.com/From-PARC%2C-the-mobile-phone-as-tour-guide/

Diabetics Try New Round-The-Clock Sensor (Associated Press)
http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5izyNDbdkCpMl69ztHaMVjtuwePcA

Big Ideas Aim To Make Tech Easier, But Also Eat Lots Of Bandwidth
(InformationWeek)
http://www.informationweek.com/mobility/showArticle.jhtml

New Faraway Sensors Warn Of Emerging Hurricane's Strength (Science Daily)
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/09/070906162003.htm

Judge Sides With NYC in Taxi-Tracking Tiff (TechNewsWorld)
http://www.technewsworld.com/story/59561.html

Cable-To-Wi-Fi May Aid Municipal Wireless Deployments (InformationWeek)
http://www.informationweek.com/mobility/showArticle.jhtml

Alliance Releases Standards, Road Map To Promote Telehealth (InformationWeek)
http://www.informationweek.com/mobility/showArticle.jhtml

Sanity check: Is WiMAX almost here and will it unlock the next stage of
the Internet? (TechRepublic)
http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/hiner/?p=553


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Upcoming Conferences and Events Sponsored By or In-Cooperation With SIGMOBILE:


** SIGMOBILE members get the same low registration fee as
** members of the organization which is sponsoring the event.


MASS 2007
The Fourth IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems
8-11 October, 2007
Pisa, Italy
http://cnd.iit.cnr.it/mass2007/

WICON 2007
The Third Annual International Wireless Internet Conference
22-24 October, 2007
Austin, Texas, USA
http://www.wicon.org/index.shtml

Autonomics 07
First International Conference on Autonomic Computing and Communication Systems
28-30 October, 2007
Rome, Italy
http://www.autonomics-conference.eu/index.shtml

MUM 07
Sixth International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia
12-14 December, 2007
Oulu, Finland
http://www.mum2007.oulu.fi/

MobiHoc 2008
The Ninth International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and
Applications
26-28 May, 2008
Hong Kong SAR, China
http://www.sigmobile.org/mobihoc/2008/

MobiSys 2008
The Sixth International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications
and Services
10-13 June, 2008
Breckenridge, Colorado, USA
http://www.sigmobile.org/mobisys/2008/

MobileHCI 2008
The 10th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with
Mobile Devices and Services
2-5 September, 2008
Amsterdam, Netherlands
http://www.mobilehci2008.org/

UbiComp 2008
The Tenth International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing
21-24 September, 2008
COEX, Seoul, South Korea
http://www.ubicomp.org/ubicomp2008/


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Latest Developer Headlines:

iPhone Web Development with Ruby on Rails (DevX)
http://www.devx.com/wireless/Article/35532

Creating a Windows Mobile Wireless Remote PowerPoint Clicker (DevX)
http://www.devx.com/wireless/Article/35356

MontaVista Upgrades Mobile Linux OS (InternetNews)
http://www.internetnews.com/wireless/article.php/3701881

Using Google's Data API in Brew: An Introduction (DevX)
http://www.devx.com/wireless/Article/35282


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