Program Highlights

  Keynote Speakers

Our three invited keynote speakers are selected from military, academia and standardization activites to provide a comprehensive and balanced view of variety of issues engaged in mobile adhoc and sensor systems.

Gregory L. Duckworth of DARPA represents the government view and the military applications.

Zygmunt J. Haas of Cornell University represents the typical view of the academia.

Patrick Kinney of the IEEE 802.15 Working Group for Wireless Personal Area Networks (WPANs) represents the view of standardization activities.

Advance Program

 November 7, 2005: Monday (Workshops/Tutorials)
Resource Provisioning and Management in Sensor Networks (RPMSN05)
Room: Mount Vernon (Capacity - 45)
  1. Secure Localization in Sensor Networks Using Transmission Range Variation, Farooq Anjum, Santosh Pandey, and Prathima Agrawal
  2. Security and Trust Assurances for Smart Environments, Syed Naqvi and Michel Riguidel
  3. Mobile Network Management and Robust Spatial Retreats via Network Dynamics, Ke Ma, Yanyong Zhang, and Wade Trappe
  4. A Pratical Approach to Deploy Large Scale Wireless Sensor Networks, Mike Sheldon, Deji Chen, Mark Nixon, and Aloysius K. Mok
  5. Efficient Routing Protocols for a Free Space Optical Sensor Network, Unoma Ndili Okorafor and Deepa Kundur
  6. Reliable Energy Efficient Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks, Eunjae Jung and D. M.H. Walker
  7. Network-Aware Positioning in Sensor Network, Ahmed A. Ahmed, Hongchi Shi, and Yi Shang
  8. A Predictive QoS Control Strategy for Wireless Sensor Networks, Biyu Liang, Jeff Frolik, and X. Sean Wang
  9. Distributed Data Aggregation in Sensor Networks by Regression Based Compression, Torsha Banerjee, Kaushik Chowdhury, and Dharma P. Agrawal
  10. Energy Efficient Data Management for Wireless Sensor Networks with Data Sink Failure, Hyunyoung Lee, Andreas Klappenecker, Kyungsook Lee, and Lan Lin
  11. Energy-Constrained Task Mapping and Scheduling in Wireless Sensor Networks, Yuan Tian, Eylem Ekici, and Fusun Ozguner
  12. Nearly Optimal Distributed Configuration Management Using Probabilistic Graphical Model, Sung-eok Jeon and Chuanyi Ji
PANEL: Mobility Provisioning and Management in Sensor Networks

Dr. Jie Wu (Florida Atlantic University)

Dr. Ivan Stojmenovic (University of Ottawa, Canada)
Dr. Tarek Abdelzaher  (University of Illinois Urbana Champaign) Dr. Tom La Porta (Pennsylvania State University) Dr. Ness Shroff (Purdue University)

 International Workshop on Wireless and Sensor Networks Security (WSNS'05)
Room: Monticello (Capacity - 25)

  1. Reliable and Semi-reliable Communicaiton with Authentication in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks, Falko Dressler
  2. Improved Mechanism for Mobile Location Privacy, Jian Liao, and Peiwei Huang
  3. Contributory Group Key Agreement Protocols, Revisited for Mobile Ad-Hoc Groups, Mark Manulis
  4. State-based Key Management Scheme for Wireless Sensor Networks, Jaemin Park, Zeen Kim, and Kwangjo Kim
  5. Peer Identification in Wireless and Sensor Networks Using Signal Properties, Tina Suen, and Alec Yasinsac
  6. Location Verification using Secure Distance Bounding Protocols, Dave Singelee, and Bart preneel
  7. An Efficient Key Management Scheme in Hierarchical Sensor Networks, Xian Chen, and Jaward Drissi
  8. MAC Layer Security of 802.15.4-Compliant Networks, Vojislav B. Misic, Jun Fung, and Jelena Misic
  9. A Cross-Layer based Intrusion Detection Approach for Wireless Ad Hoc Networks, Geethapriya Thamilarasu, Aruna Balasubramanian, Sumita Mishra, and Ramalingam Sridhar
  10. Reputed Authenticated Routing for Ad Hoc Networks Protocol (Reputed-ARAN), Abdalla Mahmoud, Ahmed Sameh, and Sherif El-Kassas
  11. New Non-Interactive Key Agreement and Progression (NIKAP) Protocols and Their Applications to Security in Ad Hoc Networks, Zhenjiang Li, and J.J. Garcia-Luna-Aceves
  12. Maintaining Functional Module Integrity in Sensor Networks, Kanthakumar Pongaliur, Chen Wang, and Li Xiao

 International Workshop on Heterogeneous Multi-Hop Wireless and Mobile Networks 2005 (MHWMN'05)
Room: City Center I (Capacity - 45)

  1. Towards a New Communication Paradigm for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks, Vincent Lenders, Martin May, and Bernhard Plattner
  2. Route Maintenance using Mobility Prediction for Mobile Ad hoc Networks, B. Hansolt Sathyaraj and R. Chellappa Doss
  3. A Study of Safety Applications in Vehicular Networks, Christophe J. Merlin and Wendi B. Heinzelman
  4. Cross-Layer Flooding for Sensor Networks without Location Information, Yashar Ghiassi-Farrokhfal and M. R. Pakravan
  5. Pre-Scanning and Dynamic Caching for Fast Handoff at MAC Layer in IEEE 802.11 Wireless LANs, Noor Mustafa, Waqar Mahmood, Ahsan A. Chaudhry, and M. Ibrahim
  6. Comparative evaluation of CBQ and PriQeueu in a MANET, Leila Boukhalfa, Pascale Minet, Serge Midonnet, and Laurent Geoge
  7. An RPC Design for Wireless Sensor Networks, Terry D. May, Shaun H. Dunning, and Jason O. Hallstrom
  8. Label Routing Protocol: A New Cross-layer Protocol for Multi-hop Ad hoc Wireless Networks, Yu Wang and Jie Wu
  9. Fast Connection Recovery In WLAN-to-Cellular Vertical Handoff, Vahid Azhari and Terence D. Todd
  10. Mobility and Routing Management for Heterogeneous Multi-hop Wireless Networks, Bin Xie, Anup Kumar, Dave Cavalcanti, Dharma P. Agrawal, and S. Srinivasan
  11. Redundant Source Routing for Real-time Services in Ad hoc Networks, Lei Wang, Seungho Jang, and Tae-young Lee
  12. Wireless Aware SCTP for Ad Hoc Networks, Guanhua Ye, Chunyue Liu, Tarek Saadawi, and Myung Lee

 International Workshop on Localized Communication and Topology Protocols for Ad hoc Networks (LOCAN 2005)
Room: Dupont (Capacity - 25)

  1. AASC: Adaptive Avoid Second-Collision Backoff Algorithm for Multihop Wireless Sensor Networks, Chengliang Na, Tingxian Zhou, Lihong Li, and Kexin Wang
  2. Multicasting in Ad Hoc Networks in the Context of Multiple Channels and Multiple Interfaces, Marco Aurelio Spohn and J.J. Garcia-Luna-Aceves
  3. Statistical Estimation of Route Expiry Times in On-demand Ad hoc Routing Protocols, Srividya Arbindi, Kamesh Namuduri, and Ravi Pendse
  4. Reducing the Energy Drain in Multihop Ad Hoc Networks, Geraud Allard, and Bernard Mans
  5. Definition and Evaluation of a Trellis Structure for Self-Organized Networks, Julien Ridoux, Anne Fladenmuller, and Yannis Viniotis
  6. A Flooding Protocol for MANETs with Self-Pruning and Prioritized Retransmissions, Martin Jacobsson, Cheng Guo, and Ignas Niemegeers
  7. An Experimental Study of Routing and Data Aggregation in Sensor Networks, Ossama Younis and Sonia Fahmy
  8. A Reliable Routing Protocol Design for Wireless Sensor Networks, Yanjun Li, Jiming Chen, Ruizhong Lin, and Zhi Wang
  9. Dynamic Scheduling MAC protocol for Large Scale Sensor Networks, V. Shah Mansouri, M. MohammadNia-Avval, Y. Ghiassi Farrokhfal, and B. H.Khalaj
 November 8, 2005: Tuesday (Technical Sessions)
Welcome and Best Paper Award
Room: New Hampshire Ballroom (A/V, Capacity - 190)
Session 1 : Keynote : Gregory L. Duckworth
Room: New Hampshire Ballroom (A/V, Capacity - 190)

Session 2A: Medium access protocols
Room: New Hampshire I&II (A/V, Capacity - 75)

Session 2B: Location-based sensor network designs
Room: New Hampshire III
(A/V, Capacity - 85)

Conserving Energy with On-Demand Topology Management, Cigdem Sengul, and Robin Kravets

A Cross-Layer Approach to Service Discovery and Selection in MANETs, Alex Varshavsky, Bradley Reid, and Eyal de Lara

IEEE 802.11 DCF based MAC protocols for Multiple Beam Antennas and their Limitations, Vivek Jain, Anuray Gupta, Dhananjay Lal, and Dharma P. Agrawal

Improving Power Save Protocols Using Carrier Sensing for Dynamic Advertisement Windows, Matthew J. Miller, and Nitin H. Vaidya

Sensor Node Localization Using Mobile Acoustic Beacons, Manish Kushwaha, Karoly Molnar, Janos Sallai, Peter Volgyesi, Miklos Maroti, and Akos Ledeczi

Location-Centric Storage for Sensor Networks, Kai Xing, Xiuzhen Cheng, and Jiang Li

An Underlay for Sensor Networks: Localized Protocols for Maintenance and Usage, Christo F. Devaraj, Mehwish Nagda, Indranil Gupta, and Gul A. Agha

Geographical Cluster based Multihop Ad Hoc Network Routing with Guaranteed Delivery, Hannes Frey

Session 3A: Security and trust
Room: New Hampshire I&II (A/V, Capacity - 75)
Session 3B: Clock synchronization and ID assignment
Room: New Hampshire III
(A/V, Capacity - 85)

Defending against Search-based Physical Attacks in Sensor Networks, Wenjun Gu, Xun Wang, Sriram Chellappan, Dong Xuan, and Ten H. Lai

Enforcing Security for Prevention of DoS Attack in Wireless Sensor Networks using Economical Modeling, Afrand Agah, Kalyan Basu, and Sajal K. Das

Authenticated Flooding in Large-scale Sensor Networks, Ju-Hyung Son, Haiyun Luo, and Seung-Woo Seo

Efficient Pairwise Key Establishment and Management in Static Wireless Sensor Networks, Yi Cheng, and Dharma P. Agrawal

A Scalable and Adaptive Clock Synchronization Protocol for IEEE 802.11-Based Multihop Ad Hoc Networks, Dong Zhou, and Ten H. Lai

Interval-based Clock Synchronization Is Resilient To Mobility, Lennart Meier, Philipp Blum, and Lothar Thiele

Reactive ID assignment for Sensor Networks, Hongbo Zhou, Matt W. Mutka, and Lionel M. Ni

Distributed Unique Global ID Assignment for Sensor Networks, ElMoustapha Ould-Ahmed-Vall, Douglas M. Blough, Bonnie S. Heck, and George F. Riley

Session 4: Panel
Room: New Hampshire Ballroom (A/V, Capacity - 190)
Reception/Poster Session
Room: City Center Ballroom

Multi-modal MAC Design for Energy-efficient Wireless Networks, Siddhartha K. Goel, Tamer ElBatt, and Mani Srivastava

Energy-Efficient Continuous and Event-Driven Monitoring, Dumitru Brinza, Gruia Calinescu, Sutep Tongngam, and Alexander Zelikovsky

Cushion: Autonomically Adaptive Data Fusion in Wireless Sensor Networks, Jungmin So, Jintae Kim, and Indranil Gupta

Cooperation Enforcement in Ad Hoc Networks with Penalty, Dayou Qian, Chi Zhou, and Junsong Zhang

A Natural Disasters Management System Based on Location Aware Distributed Sensor Networks, Gyan Ranjan, Amit Kumar, G. Rammurthy, and M.B. Srinivas

Robustness of Network-Wide Broadcasts in MANETs, Paul Rogers, and Nael Abu-Ghazaleh

On the Lifetime Analysis of Always-On Wireless Sensor Network Applications, Santosh Kumar, Anish Arora, and Ten Hwang Lai

An Energy-Efficient QoS Aware Media Access Control (Q-MAC) Protocol for Wireless sensor Networks, Yang Liu, Itamar Elhanany, and Hairong Qi

A Decentralized Fault Diagnosis System for Wireless Sensor Networks, Anmol Sheth, Carl Hartung and Richard Han

Providing QoS for Sensor Enabled Emergency Applications, Vikram Oberoi, and Chunxiao Chigan

Predictive Protocol Management with Contingency Planning for Wireless Sensor Networks, Ivan Howitt, John Stamper, Anita Raja, and Verghese Mappillai

Node Localization using Received Signal Statistics, Prachee Sharma, and Satish K. Tripathi

 November 9, 2005: Wednesday (Technical Sessions)
Session 5 : Keynote : Zygmunt Haas
Room: New Hampshire Ballroom (A/V, Capacity - 190)

Session 6A: Topology control
Room: New Hampshire I&II (A/V, Capacity - 75)

Session 6B: Medium access
Room: New Hampshire III
(A/V, Capacity - 85)

Iterative Local Solutions for Connected Dominating Set in Ad Hoc Wireless Networks, Jie Wu, Fei Dai, Shuhui Yang

Power Efficient Topology Control for Wireless Networks with Switched Beam Directional Antennas, Vinod Namboodiri, Lixin Gao, and Ramakrishna Janaswamy

An Energy-Efficient Unequal Clustering Mechanism for Wireless Sensor Networks, Chengfa Li, Mao Ye, Guihai Chen, and Jie Wu

TASC: Topology Adaptive Spatial Clustering for Sensor Networks, Reino Virrankoski, and Andreas Savvides


A Stochastic Model for Optimizing Physical Carrier Sensing and Spatial Reuse in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks, Hui Ma, Hamed M. K. Alazemi, and Sumit Roy

Energy-Efficient, Application-Aware Medium Access for Sensor Networks, Venkatesh Rajendran, J.J. Garcia-Luna-Aceves, and Katia Obraczka

Architecture for Delay-Sensitive Communications in Mobile Optical Free-Space Networks, Ionut Cardei, Allalaghatta Pavan, and Riccardo Bettati

A Simple Ray-Sector Signal Strength Model for Indoor 802.11 Networks, Xiaoyan Li, and Richard P. Martin

Session 7A: Multihop ad hoc and sensor networks
Room: New Hampshire I&II (A/V, Capacity - 75)
Session 7B: Mobile ad hoc network routing
Room: New Hampshire III
(A/V, Capacity - 85)

A Link-Quality and Congestion-aware Cross layer Metric for Multi-Hop Wireless Routing, Golnaz Karbaschi, and Anne Fladenmuller

An Efficient N-to-1 Multipath Routing Protocol in Wireless Sensor Networks, Wenjing Lou

PSGR: Priority-based Stateless Geo-Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks, Yingqi Xu, Wang-Chien Lee, Jianliang Xu, and Gail Mitchell

Efficient Multicasting in Multi-Hop Ad Hoc Networks Using Directional Antennas, Ravindra Vaishampayan, J.J. Garcia-Luna-Aceves, and Katia Obraczka

On-demand Loop-Free Routing in Ad hoc Networks Using Source Sequence Numbers, Hari Rangarajan, J.J. Garcia-Luna-Aceves

Guesswork: Robust Routing in an Uncertain World, Tom Parker, Koen Langendoen

Autonomous Pickup and Delivery for Delay Tolerant Mobile Networks, Ozcan Koc, Justin Yackoski, and Chien-Chung Shen

Void Traversal for Guaranteed Delivery in Geometric Routing, Mikhail Nesterenko, and Adnan Vora


Session 8A: Distributed algorithms
Room: New Hampshire I&II (A/V, Capacity - 75)
Session 8B: Reliability and security
Room: New Hampshire III
(A/V, Capacity - 85)

Efficient Distributed Algorithms for Data Fusion and Node Localization in Mobile Ad-hoc Networks, Andrew P. Brown, Ronald A. Iltis, and Ryan Kastner

Energy Conserving Multicast for MANET with Swarm Intelligence, Chaiporn Jaikaeo, Vinay Sridhara, and Chien-Chung Shen

GB: Distributed Reachability-Tunable Broadcast Algorithms for Wireless Sensor Networks, Xiaofei Wang, Jing Deng, and Toby Berger

Exposure for Collaborative Detection Using Mobile Sensor Networks, Tai-Lin Chin, Parameswaran Ramanathan, Kewal K. Saluja, and Kuang-Ching Wang

Improving Connectivity and Power Efficiency in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks Through Agent Nodes, Yavuz Tokgoz, and Anthony Acampora

On Multiple Point Coverage in Wireless Sensor Networks, Shuhui Yang, Fei Dai, Mihaela Cardei, and Jie Wu

Attack-Resilient Time Synchronization for Wireless Sensor Networks, Hui Song, Sencun Zhu, and Guohong Cao

A Self-adaptive Intrusion Detection Method for AODV-based Mobile Ad Hoc Networks, Satoshi Kurosawa, Hidehisa Nakayama, Nei Kato, Abbas Jamalipour, and Yoshiaki Nemoto

City Center Ballroom
 November 10, 2005: Thursday (Technical Sessions)
Session 9 : Keynote : Patrick Kinney
Room: New Hampshire Ballroom (A/V, Capacity - 190)

Session 10A: Energy-efficient sensor networks
Room: New Hampshire I&II (A/V, Capacity - 75)

Session 10B: Applications I
Room: New Hampshire III
(A/V, Capacity - 85)

Sensor Networks Deployment Using Flip-Based Sensors, Sriram Chellappan, Xiaole Bai, Bin Ma, and Dong Xuan

Analytical Bounds on Broadcast with Hitch-hiking in Wireless Ad-Hoc Networks, Gruia Calinescu

Data Dissemination to Mobile Sinks in Wireless Sensor Networks: An Information Theoretic Approach, Habib M. Ammari, and Sajal K. Das

Extended Energy Model for the Low Rate WPAN, Ivan Howitt, Rogelio Neto, Jing Wang, and James M. Conrad

Publish-Subscribe on Sensor Networks: A Semi-probabilistic Approach, Paolo Costa, Gian Pietro Picco, and Silvana Rossetto

Improved Transport Service for Remote Sensing and Control over Wireless Networks, Zhiwei Cen, Matt W. Mutka, Danyu Zhu, and Ning Xi

Interactive Operations for Visualization of Ad-hoc Sensor System Domains, Mark A. Livingston, and Evan V. Herbest



Session 11A: Applications II
Room: New Hampshire I&II (A/V, Capacity - 75)
Session 11B: Lower layer issues in Sensor networks
Room: New Hampshire III
(A/V, Capacity - 85)

SERAN: A Semi Random Protocol Solution for Clustered Wireless Sensor Networks, Alvise Bonivento, Carlo Fischione, Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli, F. Graziosi, and F. Santucci

BAM: Branch Aggregation Multicast for Wireless Sensor Networks, Akihito Okura, Takeshi Ihara, and Akira Miura

Resource Allocation using Multiple Edge-Sharing Multicast Trees, Abhishek Patil, Abdol-Hossein Esfahanian, Li Xiao, and Yunhao Liu

Energy-efficient Self-adapting Online Linear Forecasting for Wireless Sensor Network Applications, Jai-Jin Lim, and Kang G. Shin

Cooperative Spatial Multiplexing in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks, Sang Wu Kim

MAC Layer Support For Group Communication in Wireless Sensor Networks, Rong Zheng, Lui Sha, and Wei Feng

Wide-Area Long-Range Unidirectional Sensor (WALRUS) Network, Giovanni Vannucci, Darren Leigh, and Joseph Katz

Distortion Sum-Rate Performance of Successive Coding Strategy in Gaussian Wireless Sensor Networks, Hamid Behroozi, and M. Reza Soleymani



Session 12: Data and Resource Management
Room: New Hampshire Ballroom (A/V, Capacity - 190)

Active Collaborations for Trustworthy Data Management in Ad Hoc Networks, Anand Patwardhan, Filip Perich, Anupam Joshi, Tim Finin, and Yelena Yesha

Data-Centric Attribute Allocation and Retrieval (DCAAR) Scheme for Wireless Sensor Networks, Ratnabali Biswas, Kaushik Chowdhury, and Dharma Agrawal

Using multiple communication channels for efficient data dissemination in wireless sensor networks, Robert Simon, Leijun Huang, Emerson Farrugia, and Sanjeev Setia

On Setting up Energy-Efficient Paths with Transmitter Power Control in Wireless Sensor Networks, Yangfan Zhou, Michael R. Lyu, and Jiangchuan Liu

Note: A/V stands for Audio Visual aids


  Best Paper Awards

Best paper awards in the five categories have been announced.

1. In the category of Mac & Lower Layers

Cooperative Spatial Multiplexing in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
By: Sang Wu Kim
From: Iowa State University

2. In the category of Algorithms and Topology

A Scalable and Adaptive Clock Synchronization Protocol in IEEE 802.11-Based Multihop Ad Hoc Networks
By: Dong Zhou, Ten-Hwang Lai,
From: Ohio State University

3. In the category of Reliability and Security Issues

On Multiple Point Coverage in Wireless Sensor Networks
By: Shuhui Yang, Fei Dai, Mihaela Cardei, and Jie Wu
From: Florida Atlantic University

4. In the category of Network and Higher Layers

On-demand Loop-Free Routing in Ad hoc Networks Using Source Sequence Numbers
By: Hari Rangarajan, J.J. Garcia-Luna-Aceves
From: University of California at Santa Cruz

5. In the category of Applications

A Semi Random Protocol Solution for Clustered Wireless Sensor Networks
By Alvise Bonivento, Carlo Fischione, and Alberto Sangiovanni-V.
From the University of California, Berkeley


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