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Technical Program

Jan 7, 2010 2:00 PM – 3:40 PM

Wireless Local Area Networks
Session Chair: D. Manjunath, IIT Bombay, India.

NashWiFi: Coordinated Management of Heterogeneous Home 802.11 Networks Using Bargaining, Aditya Akella (University of Wisconsin-Madison, US); Pratap Ramamurthy (University of Wisconsin, Madison, US); Almir Mutapcic (Stanford University, US)

Analytical Models for Energy Consumption in Infrastructure WLAN STAs Carrying TCP Traffic, Pranav Agrawal (Indian Institute of Science, IN); Anurag Kumar (Indian Institute of Science, IN); Joy Kuri (Indian Institute of Science, IN); Manoj Kumar Panda (Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, IN); Vishnu Navda (Microsoft Research, IN); Ramachandran Ramjee (Microsoft Research, IN); Venkata N. Padmanabhan (Microsoft Research, US)

Effectiveness of Copy-transmission in Go-Back-N ARQ System with Selective Repeat in Intra-Block and with Limited Retransmissions, Shumji Fujii (College of Industrial Technology, JP); Toyohisa Kaneko (College of Industrial Technology, JP); Yukuo Hayashida (Saga University, JP)

A Channel-Based Hypothesis Testing Approach to Enhance Wireless Authentication, Jitendra Tugnait (Auburn University, US); Hyosung Kim (Auburn University, US)


Infrastructureless Wireless Networks
Session Chair: Giri Mandyam, Qualcomm, USA.

Zone Based Ant Colony Routing for Mobile Ad-hoc Network, Maumita Bandyopadhyay (Jadavpur University, IN), Parama Bhaumik (Jadavpur University, IN)

An Integrated Soft Handoff Approach to IP Fast Reroute in Wireless Mobile Networks, Selcuk Cevher (The City University of New York, US); Ta Chen (Telcordia Technologies, US); Ibrahim Hokelek (Telcordia Technologies, Inc., US); Jaewon Kang (Telcordia Technologies, US); Vikram Kaul (Telcordia Technologies, US); Yow-Jian Lin (Telcordia Technologies, US); Marcus Pang (Telcordia Technologies, US); Mete Rodoper (Rutgers University, US); Sunil Samtani (Telcordia Technologies Inc., US); Chintan Shah (Telcordia Technologies, US); Jeffrey Bowcock (U.S. Army CERDEC, US); Gregory B Rucker (U.S. Army CERDEC, US); Jonathan L Simbol (U.S. Army CERDEC, US); Aristides Staikos (U.S. Army CERDEC, Fort Monmouth, NJ, US)

A Scheduling and Call Admission Control Algorithm for WiMax Mesh Network with Strict QoS Guarantee, Aniruddha Sahoo (IIT Bombay, IN); Pulkit Goyal (IIT Bombay, IN)

A Generic Framework for Mobility Prediction and Resource Utilization in Wireless Networks, Pratap S Prasad (Auburn University, US); Prathima Agrawal (Auburn University, US)

Jan 8, 2010 11:00 AM – 12:40 PM

Next Generation Wireless Networks
Session Chair: Thyaga Nandagopal, Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent., USA.

Networking at 60 GHz: the Emergence of MultiGigabit Wireless (invited paper), Upamanyu Madhow (University of California, Santa Barbara, US)

Unlocking Wireless Performance with Cooperation in Co-located Base Station Pools (invited paper), Parul Gupta (IBM India Research Lab, IN); Arun Vishwanath (IBM, IN); Shivkumar Kalyanaraman (IBM India Research Laboratory, Bangalore, IN (on leave from RPI, USA)); Yonghua Lin (IBM China Research Lab, CN)

Enhanced Genetic Algorithm for solving Broadcast Scheduling problem in TDMA based wireless networks, Siddharth S (Anna University, IN); Srivathsan R (Anna University, IN); Raghavan Muthuregunathan (Anna University, IN); Gunasekaran R (Anna University, IN); Rhymend Uthariaraj (Anna University, IN)

Collaborative Spectrum Sensing in the Presence of Byzantine Attacks in Cognitive Radio Networks, Priyank Anand (Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, IN); Ankit Singh Rawat (Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, IN); Hao Chen (Syracuse University, US); Pramod Varshney (Syracuse University, US)


Application Architectures
Session Chair: B. N. Jain, IIT Delhi, India.

MTorrent: A Multicast Enabled BitTorrent Protocol, Ratan K. Ghosh (Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, IN); Hitesh Khandelwal (Purdue University, US); Piyush Agrawal (Stanford University, US)

Cross-Layer Techniques for Failure Restoration of IP Multicast with applications to IPTV, Murat Yuksel (University of Nevada - Reno, US); K. K. Ramakrishnan (AT&T Labs. Research, US); Robert Doverspike (AT&T Labs - Research, US); Rakesh Kumar Sinha (AT&T Research, US); Guangzhi Li (AT&T Labs - Research, US); Kostas N Oikonomou (AT&T Labs Research, US); Dongmei Wang (AT&T Labs - Research, US)

StrandCast: Peer-to-peer Content Distribution for Latency Tolerant Applications (invited paper), Ketan Mayer-Patel (University of North Carolina, US); Andrew D Jones (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, US)

Challenges in Community Mining (invited paper), Sue Moon (KAIST, KR).


2:00 PM – 3:40 PM

Energy Efficiency and Power Control
Session Chair: K. K. Ramakrishnan, AT&T Labs Research, USA.

SpinThrift: Saving energy in viral workloads (invited paper),Nishanth Sastry (University of Cambridge, UK); Anthony Hylick (University of Cambridge, UK); Jon Crowcroft (University of Cambridge, UK))

Vector Method based Coverage Hole Recovery in Wireless Sensor Networks, Prasan Kumar Sahoo (Vanung University, TW); Jang-Zern Tsai (National Central University, TW); Hong-Lin Ke (National Central University, TW)

An Energy Efficient and Fault-Tolerant Clock Synchronization Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks, Amulya Ratna Swain (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, IN); R C Hansdah (Indian Institute of Science, IN)

Adaptive Power Control with Overhearing Avoidance for Wireless Sensor Networks, Ramakrishnan Maharajan (Anna University, IN); P. Vanaja Ranjan (Anna University, IN)


Multi-hop Wireless Networks and Access Control
Session Chair: Murat Yuksel, University of Nevada-Reno, USA.

P2P Content sharing in spontaneous multi-hop wireless networks, Mohamed Karim Sbaï (INRIA Sophia Antipolis, FR), Emna Salhi (IRISA, FR), Chadi Barakat (INRIA Sophia Antipolis, FR)

Towards Securing Data Delivery in Peer-to-Peer Streaming (invited paper),Jeffrey C. Seibert (Purdue University, US), Xin Sun (Purdue University, US), Sanjay Rao (Purdue University, US), Cristina Nita-Rotaru (Purdue University, US)

QuRiNet: A Wide-Area Wireless Mesh Testbed for Research and Experimental Evaluations (invited paper), Daniel Wu (University of California, Davis, US); Prasant Mohapatra (University of California, Davis, US)

Restricting Internet Access: Ideology and Technology (invited paper), Sulan Wong (Universidad de A Coruña, ES), Eitan Altman (INRIA, FR)


4:15 PM – 5:30 PM

Delay Tolerant Networks
Session Chair:  Ramachandran Ramjee, Microsoft Research, Bangalore, India.

Probabilistic Routing using Contact Sequencing in Delay Tolerant Networks, Rugved Jathar (Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, IN); Arobinda Gupta (Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, IN)

Robustness of DTN against Routing Attacks,  Fai Cheong Choo (National University of Singapore, SG); Mun Choon Chan (National University of Singapore, SG); Ee-Chien Chang (National University of Singapore, SG)

On the Robustness of Wireless Opportunistic Routing Toward Inaccurate Link-Level Measurements (invited paper), Patrick Pak-Ching Lee (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK); Vishal Misra (Columbia University, US); Dan Rubenstein (Columbia University, US)


Network and Protocol Management
Session Chair: Puneet Sharma, HP Labs, Palo Alto, USA.

A Finite State Model Update Propagation for Hard-State Path-Vector Protocols (invited paper), Timothy G. Griffin (University of Cambridge, UK)

 WebProfiler: cooperative diagnosis of Web failures (invited paper), Sharad Agarwal (Microsoft Research, US); Nikitas Liogkas (Knight Capital Group, US); Prashanth Mohan (University of California, Berkeley, US); Venkata N. Padmanabhan (Microsoft Research, IN)

Coping with Link Failures in Centralized Control Plane Architectures, Maulik Desai (Columbia University, US); Thyaga Nandagopal (Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent Inc., US)


Jan 9, 2010 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM

Network Management
Session Chair: Puneet Gupta, Infosys, Bangalore, India.

Probe Station Selection Algorithms for Fault Management in Computer Networks, Maitreya Natu (Tata Research Development and Design Center, IN); Deepak Jeswani (Tata Research Development and Design Centre, IN); Nakul Korde (Tata Research Development and Design Centre, IN); Dinesh Patil (Tata Research Development and Design Centre, IN); John Augustine (Institute of Mathematical Sciences, IN)

Automated Debugging of SLO Violations in Enterprise Systems, Vaishali P Sadaphal (Tata Research, IN); Maitreya Natu (Tata Research Development and Design Center, IN); Sangameshwar Patil (Tata Research Development and Design Center, IN); Harrick Vin (Tata Research, IN)

On the Effectiveness of IP reputation for Spam Filtering, Holly Esquivel (University of Wisconsin-Madison, US); Tatsuya Mori (NTT, JP); Aditya Akella (University of Wisconsin-Madison, US)


Bandwidth and Network Control
Session Chair: Parul Gupta, IBM Research, Bangalore, India

Bandwidth Adaptation in Streaming Overlays, Simon Schubert (EPFL, CH); Frank Uyeda (University of California, San Diego, US); Nedeljko Vasic (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, CH); Naveen Cherukuri (IIT, Guwahati, IN); Dejan Kostic (EPFL, CH)

Distributed Adaptation Algorithms for Rate Controlled Video Multicast over Shared Infrastructure Networks, Kaliappa Ravindran (City University of New York, US); Mohammad Rabby (City University of New York, US); Jun Wu (City University of New York, US)

Regulating User Arrivals at a Mobile IP Home Agent, Maulik Desai (Columbia University, US); Thyaga Nandagopal (Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent Inc., US)


1:30 PM – 3:10 PM

Performance Analysis and Optical Networks
Session Chair: Y. Chandramouli, Cisco Systems, Bangalore, India.

Primal Meets Dual: A Generalized Theory of Logical Topology Survivability in IP-over-WDM Optical Networks, Krishnaiyan Thulasiraman (University of Oklahoma, US); Muhammad S Javed (University of Oklahoma, US); Guoliang Larry Xue (Arizona State University, US)

Coordinated Sampling sans Origin-Destination Identifiers:  Algorithms and Analysis,Vyas Sekar (Carnegie Mellon University, US); Anupam Gupta (Carnegie Mellon University, US); Mike Reiter (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, US); Hui Zhang (Carnegie Mellon University, US)

Colorless, Directionless and Contentionless multi-degree ROADM architecture for mesh optical networks, Devarajan A (Sri Satya Sai University, IN); Sandesha K (Sri Satya Sai University, IN); Gowrishankar R (Sri Satya Sai University, IN); Sai Kishore B (Sri Sathya Sai University, IN); Prasanna G (Sri Satya Sai University, IN); Ron Johnson (Cisco Systems Inc., San Jose, California, US); Pavan Voruganti (Op-Vista Inc., Milpitas, California, US)


Sensor and Wireless Networks
Session Chair: Aditya Karnik, GM Research Labs, Bangalore, India.

SPAMMS: A Sensor-Based Pipeline Autonomous Monitoring and Maintenance System Jong-Hoon Kim (Louisiana State University, US); Gokarna Sharma (Louisiana State University, US); Noureddine A. Boudriga (University of Carthage, TN); Sitharama Iyengar (Louisiana State University, US)

Energy-Efficient Mobile Data Collection in Wireless Sensor Networks with Delay Reduction using Wireless Communication, Arun K. Kumar (University of Wisconsin-Madison, US); Krishna M. Sivalingam (Indian Institute of Technology Madras, IN)

Analysis of Performance Degradation with Generalized Orthogonal Codes due to Channel Estimation Errors in Pre-Rake TDD/DS-CDMA Downlink, Subhas Chennapalli (Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College, Tirupati, A.P., IN); Kurukundu Rama Naidu (JNTU College of Engg, AP, IN); Venkatarami Reddy Y (APPSC, Hyderabad, IN)

Engineering Location Based Pathfinding on Indian Road Networks Over Mobile Phones, Ratan K. Ghosh (Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, IN); R K Shyamasundar (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, IN); Siddharth Jain (Namura, IN)





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