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IEEE SECON 2006: First Page of All Papers, including Abstracts (PDF)

IEEE SECON 2006: Conference Program, At-a-glance

  Monday, Sept 25 2006 Tuesday, Sept 26 2006 Wednesday, Sept 27 2006 Thursday, Sept 28 2006
7:30-8:30 Registration
8:30-9:00   Opening Remarks Panel: Large-Scale Sensor Networks Panel: Ad-Hoc and Sensor Technology: The Defense Industry's Perspective


  Keynote Talk
10:00-11:00 Break/Posters I Break/Demos Break/Posters II
11:00-12:30 Panel: Mesh in Metro: reality and future Session 5: Platforms
Session 6: Coop. Communication
Session 7: Disconnection

Session 14: Topology Control
Session 15: Energy Management 
12:30-1:30 Lunch Break Lunch Break Lunch Break Lunch Break
1:30 - 2:00 Workshops IEEE 802.11s


2:00-3:30 Session 1: Routing
Session 2:Security & Privacy
Session 8: Routing (2)
Session 9: Network Modeling and Analysis
Session 10: Sensor Coverage
Session 16: Localization and Ranging (2)
Session 17: Fault Tolerance
3:30-4:00 Break/Posters I Break/Demos
4:00-5:30 Session 3: Forwarding Session 4: Spatial Reuse Session 11: Localization and Ranging (1)
Session 12: Medium Access
Session 13: Theoretical Foundations
6:30-8:30 Conference Reception  


Paper Sessions

Session  - Tuesday 2:00-3:30 - 2 tracks
Session 1 Routing (1) Session Chair: Susan Hares, NextHop
1 Data-Centric Routing in Sensor Networks using Biased Walk Huilong Huang (University of Arizona); John Hartman (University of Arizona); Terril Hurst (University of Arizona)
2 Search-Quality Tradeoffs for Routing in Non-Ideal Wireless Networks Chiranjeeb Buragohain (University of California, Santa Barbara); Divyakant Agrawal (University of California, Santa Barbara); Subhash Suri (University of California at Santa Barbara)
3 GMR: Geographic Multicast Routing for Wireless Sensor Networks Juan Sanchez (University of Murcia); Pedro Ruiz (University of Murcia); Ivan Stojmenovic (University of Ottawa)
4 Scalable Routing in Sensor Actuator Networks with Churn Thomas Fuhrmann (University of Karlsruhe)
Session 2 Security and Privacy Session Chair: Sajal Das, University of Texas, Arlington
1 Security Services in Wireless Sensor Networks Using Sparse Random Coding Farshid Delgosha (Georgia Institute of Technology); Erman ayday (Georgia Institute of Technology); Kevin Chan (Georgia Tech); Faramarz Fekri (Georgia Institute of Technology)
2 Relationship-Based Detection of Spoofing-Related Anomalous Traffic in Ad Hoc Networks Qing Li (Rutgers University); Wade Trappe (Rutgers University)
3 A Trust Based Framework for Secure Data Aggregation in Wireless Sensor Networks Wei Zhang (University of Texas at Arlington); Sajal Das (The UniversityTexas at Arlington); Yonghe Liu (UT Arlington)
4 An Anonymous Routing Protocol with The Local-Repair Mechanism for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks Bo Zhu (George Mason University); Sushil Jajodia (George Mason University)
Session - Tuesday 4:00-5:30 - 2 tracks
Session 3 Forwarding Protocols Session Chair: Stefano Basagni, Northeastern University
1 Minimum Latency Broadcasting in Multi-Radio Multi-Channel Multi-Rate Wireless Meshes Junaid Qadir (University of New South Wales); Archan Misra (IBM T J Watson Research Center); Chun Tung Chou (University of New South Wales)
2 Solicitation-Based Forwarding for Sensor Networks Seoung-Bum Lee (Columbia University); Kyung Joon Kwak (Columbia University); Andrew Campbell (Dartmouth College)
3 Coverage Aware Buffer Management and Scheduling for Wireless Sensor Networks Eugene Chai (National University of Singapore); Mun Choon Chan (National University of Singapore); Akkihebbal L. Ananda (National University of Singapore)
4 A Communication Architecture for Mobile Wireless Sensor and Actor Networks Tommaso Melodia (Georgia Institute of Technology); Dario Pompili (Georgia Institute of Technology); Ian Akyildiz (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Session 4 Spatial Reuse and Spectrum Allocation Session Chair: Wade Trappe, Rutgers University
1 Belief-Assisted Pricing for Dynamic Spectrum Allocation in Wireless Networks with Selfish Users Zhu Ji (University of Maryland, College Park); K.J. Ray Liu (University of Maryland)
2 Spatial Diversity Benefits by Means of Induced Fading Daniele Puccinelli (University of Notre Dame); Martin Haenggi (University of Notre Dame)
3 Scheduling Optimization in Wireless MESH Networks with Power Control and Rate Adaptation Antonio Capone (Politecnico di Milano); Giuliana Carello (Politecnico di Milano)
Session - Wednesday 11:00-12:30 - 3 tracks
Session 5 Platforms and Development Environments Session Chair: Prasant Mohapatra, UC Davis
1 Balancing Computation and Communication Costs: The Case for Hybrid Execution in Sensor Networks Ingwar Wirjawan (University of California, Davis); Joel Koshy (University of California, Davis); Raju Pandey (University of California, Davis); Yann Ramin (University of California, Davis)
2 EmPro: An Environment/Energy Emulation and Profiling Platform for Wireless Sensor Networks Chulsung Park (University of California, Irvine); Pai Chou (University of California, Irivne)
3 AmbiMax: Efficient, Autonomous Energy Harvesting System for Multiple-Supply Wireless Sensor Nodes Chulsung Park (University of California, Irvine); Pai Chou (University of California, Irivne)
4 TinyXXL: Language and Runtime Support for Cross-Layer Interactions Andreas Lachenmann (University of Stuttgart); Pedro José Marrón (University of Stuttgart); Daniel Minder (University of Stuttgart); Matthias Gauger (University of Stuttgart); Olga Saukh (University of Stuttgart); Kurt Rothermel (University of Stuttgart)
Session 6 Cooperative Communication Session Chair: Feng Xue, Intel Corporation
1 When Does Cooperation Have Better Performance in Sensor Networks? Ahmed Sadek (University of Maryland); Wei Yu (University of Maryland); K.J. Ray Liu (University of Maryland)
2 Balancing Cooperation and Interference in Wireless Sensor Networks Sam Vakil (University of Toronto); Ben Liang (University of Toronto)
3 Progressive Network Coding for Message-Forwarding in Ad-Hoc Wireless Networks Xingkai Bao (Lehigh University); Jing Li (Lehigh University)
Session 7 Disconnection Tolerance Session Chair: Richard Martin, Rutgers University
1 A Proactive Data Bundling System for Intermittent Mobile Connections Caitlin Holman (University of Califonia, Santa Barbara); Khaled Harras (University of Califonia, Santa Barbara); Kevin Almeroth (University of Califonia, Santa Barbara); Anderson Lam (University of Califonia, Santa Barbara)
2 Island Hopping: Efficient Mobility-Assisted Forwarding in Partitioned Networks Natasa Sarafijanovic (EPFL); Michal Piórkowski (EPFL); Matthias Grossglauser (EPFL)
3 Effective Dissemination of Presence Information in Highly Partitioned Mobile Ad Hoc Networks Christoph Lindemann (University of Leipzig); Oliver Waldhorst (University of Leipzig)
Session - Wednesday 2:00-3:30 - 3 tracks
Session 8 Routing (2) Session Chair: Kevin Almeroth, UC Santa Barbara
1 Improving Geographical Routing for Wireless Networks with an Efficient Path Pruning Algorithm Xiaoli Ma (Georgia Institute of Technology); Min-Te Sun (Auburn University); Gang Zhao (University of Louisville); Xiangqian Liu (University of Louisville)
2 Supervised Learning in Sensor Networks: New Approaches with Routing, Reliability Optimizations Yong Wang (Princeton University); Margaret Martonosi (Princeton University); Li-Shiuan Peh (Princeton University)
3 MERLIN: A synergetic integration of MAC and Routing Protocol for Distributed Sensor Networks Antonio Ruzzelli (University College Dublin); Michael O'Grady (University College Dublin); Gregory O'Hare (University College Dublin); Richard Tynan (University College Dublin)
Session 9 Network Modeling and Analysis Session Chair: Cedric Westphal, Nokia Research Center
1 A Spatio-Temporal Model for Physical Carrier Sensing Wireless Ad-Hoc Networks Eric Wong (University of California, San Diego); Rene Cruz (University of California, San Diego)
2 A Realistic Power Consumption Model for Wireless Sensor Network Devices Qin Wang (Harvard University); Mark Hempstead (Harvard University); Woodward Yang (Harvard University)
3 The Analysis of a Game Theoretic MAC Protocol for Wireless Networks Hazer Inaltekin (Cornell University); Stephen Wicker (Cornell University)
4 Optimizing Delay in Sequential Change Detection on Ad Hoc Wireless Sensor Networks Venkata K. Prasanthi M. (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore); Anurag Kumar (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore)
Session 10 Sensor Coverage Session Chair: Wendi Heinzelman, University of Rochester
1 Deployment Strategies for Differentiated Detection in Wireless Sensor Networks Jingbin Zhang (University of Virginia); Ting Yan (University of Virginia); Sang Son (University of Virginia)
2 Sacrificing a Little Coverage Can Substantially Increase Network Lifetime Limin Wang (Michigan State University); Sandeep Kulkarni (Michigan State University)
3 Optimal Worst-Case Coverage of Directional Field-of-View Sensor Networks Jacob Adriaens (University of Wisconsin Madison); Seapahn Megerian (University of Wisconsin Madison); Miodrag Potkonjak (University of California at Los Angeles)
4 Mutual Exclusion in Wireless Sensor and Actor Networks Ramanuja Vedantham (Georgia Institute of Technology); Zhenyun Zhuang (Georgia Institute of Technology); Raghupathy Sivakumar (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Session - Wednesday 4:00-5:30 - 3 tracks
Session 11 Localization and Ranging (1) Session Chair: Sokwoo Rhee, Millenial Net
1 Localization in Sensor Networks using Consistency-based Statistical Error Models Jessica Feng (University of California, Los Angeles); Lewis Girod (University of California, Los Angeles); Miodrag Potkonjak (University of California at Los Angeles)
2 A Practical Approach to Landmark Deployment for Indoor Localization Yingying Chen (Rutgers University); John-Austen Francisco (Rutgers University); Wade Trappe (Rutgers University); Richard Martin (Rutgers University)
3 Angle of Arrival Localization for Wireless Sensor Networks Rong Peng (North Carolina State University); Mihail Sichitiu (North Carolina State University)
4 Robot-Assisted Localization Techniques for Wireless Image Sensor Networks Huang Lee (Stanford University); Hattie Dong (Stanford University); Hamid Aghajan (Stanford University)
Session 12 Medium Access Session Chair: Lily Yang, Intel Corporation
1 Multichannel MAC Protocols for Wireless Networks Ritesh Maheshwari (Stony Brook University); Himanshu Gupta (Stony Brook University); Samir Das (Stony Brook University)
2 RT-Link: A Time-Synchronized Link Protocol for Energy Constrained Multi-Hop Wireless Networks Anthony Rowe (Carnegie Mellon University); Rahul Mangharam (Carnegie Mellon University); Ragunathan Rajkumar (Carnegie Mellon University)
3 Understanding the Gap between the IEEE 802.11 Protocol Performance and the Theoretical Limits Mathilde Durvy (EPFL); Patrick Thiran (EPFL)
4 Throughput-Oriented MAC for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks with Variable Packet Sizes Ossama Younis (University of Arizona); Fan Wang (University of Arizona); Marwan Krunz (University of Arizona)
Session 13 Theoretical Foundations Session Chair: Ian Chakeres, Boeing
1 Topology Control to Simultaneously Achieve Near-Optimal Node Degree and Low Path Stretch in Ad Hoc Networks Ece Gelal (University of California, Riverside); Gentian Jakllari (University of California, Riverside); Srikanth Krishnamurthy (University of California, Riverside); Neal E. Young (University of California, Riverside)
2 Distributed Linear Parameter Estimation in Sensor Networks Based on Laplacian Dynamics Consensus Algorithm Arindam Kumar Das (University of Washington); Mehran Mesbahi (University of Washington)
3 On the Information Lifetime and the Localization Cost in Sensor Networks with Random Topologies Cedric Westphal (Nokia Research Center)
4 Cooperation Enforcement in Autonomous MANETs under Noise and Imperfect Observation Zhu Ji (University of Maryland, College Park); Wei Yu (University of Maryland, College Park); K.J. Ray Liu (University of Maryland, College Park)
Session - Thursday 11:00-12:30 - 2 tracks
Session 14 Topology Control Session Chair: Rahul Shah, Intel Corporation
1 Joint Range and Load Considerations for Topology Control in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks Sajjad Zarifzadeh (University of Tehran); Amir Nayyeri (University of Tehran)
2 Distributed Fair Transmit Power Adjustment for Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks Marc Torrent-Moreno (University of Karlsruhe); Paolo Santi (CNR); Hannes Hartenstein (University of Karlsruhe)
3 Low-Complexity Beamforming Techniques for Wireless Multihop Networks Robert Vilzmann (Technische Universität München); Jörg Widmer (DoCoMo Euro-Labs); Imad Aad (DoCoMo Euro-Labs); Christian Hartmann (Technische Universität München)
4 Energy Efficient Transmission Scheme for Data-Gathering in Mobile Sensor Networks Chao Wang (University of Wisconsin, Madison); Parmesh Ramanathan (University of Wisconsin at Madison)
Session 15 Energy Management Session Chair: Lama Nachman, Intel Corporation
1 LEARN: Localized Energy Aware Restricted Neighborhood Routing for Ad Hoc Networks Xiang-Yang Li (Illinois Institute of Technology); Yu Wang (Univeristy of North Carolina at Charlotte); Wen-Zhan Song (Washington State University, Vancouver); Weizhao Wang (Illinois Institute of Technology)
2 A New Method for Distributing Power Usage Across a Sensor Network Patrick Vincent (Naval Postgraduate School); Murali Tummala (Naval Postgraduate School); John McEachen (Naval Postgraduate School)
3 Energy Efficient Network Reconfiguration for Mostly-Off Sensor Networks Yuan Li (University of Southern California); Wei Ye (University of Southern California); John Heidemann (University of Southern California)
Session - Thursday 2:00-3:30 - 2 tracks
Session 16 Localization and Ranging (2) Session Chair: John Heidmann, USC/ Information Sciences Institute
1 Distance Matrix Reconstruction from Incomplete Distance Information for Sensor Network Localization Petros Drineas (RPI); Asif Javed (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute); Malik Magdon-Ismail (RPI); Gopal Pandurangan (Purdue University); Reino Virrankoski (Helsinki University of Technology) ; Andreas Savvides (Yale University)
2 MERIT: MEsh of RF sensors for Indoor Tracking Yui-Wah Lee (Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies); Erich Stuntebeck (Georgia Institute of Technology); Scott Miller (Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies)
3 Reducing the Computational Cost of Bayesian Indoor Positioning Systems Konstantin Kleisouris (Rutgers University); Richard Martin (Rutgers University)
4 Sensor-Enhanced Mobility Prediction for Energy-Efficient Localization Chuang-wen You (National Taiwan University); Yi-Chao Chen (National Taiwan University); Hao-hua Chu (National Taiwan University); Polly Huang (National Taiwan University); Ji-Rung Chiang (National Taiwan University); Seng-Yong Lau (National Taiwan University)
Session 17 Fault Tolerance Session Chair: Mohamed Eltoweissy, Virginia Tech
1 Memento: A Health Monitoring System for Wireless Sensor Networks Stanislav Rost (Massachusetts Institute of Technology); Hari Balakrishnan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
2 Cross-Layer Analysis of Error Control in Wireless Sensor Networks Mehmet Vuran (Georgia Institute of Technology); Ian Akyildiz (Georgia Institute of Technology)
3 RideSharing: Fault Tolerant Aggregation in Sensor Networks Using Corrective Actions Sameh Gobriel (University of Pittsburgh); Sherif Khattab (University of Pittsburgh); Daniel Mossé (University of Pittsburgh); José Brustoloni (University of Pittsburgh); Rami Melhem (University of Pittsburgh)

      Poster/Demo Sessions

Poster Session: Tuesday (9/26/2006)
1 An Information-sharing Architecture for Wireless Sensor Networks Christophe Merlin; Wendi Heinzelman
2 Fault-tolerant Mobile Sink in Networked Sensor Systems Iman Saleh; Adnan Agbaria; Mohamed Eltoweissy
3 Detecting Wormhole Attacks in Wireless Networks Ritesh Maheshwari; Jie Gao; Samir R. Das
4 Wireless Underground Sensor Networks using Commodity Terrestrial Motes  Erich Stunteback; Dario Pompili; Tommaso Melodia
5 A Service-oriented Query Architecture for Sensor-Actuator Networks Abdelmounaam Rezgui; Mohamed Eltoweissy
6 Self-Certified Public Key Generation on the Intel Mote 2 Sensor Network Platform  O. Arazi; I. Elhanany; D. Rose; H. Qi; B. Arazi
7 Cross Layer Design to Solve the QoS Routing Problem in CDMA Based Ad Hoc Networks  Lin Xiao; Eliane Bodanese
8 Key Predistribution Schemes for Sensor Networks Using Lines and Points over a Finite Geometry Yuichi Kaji; Hisashi Mohri; Ritsuko Matsumoto
9 Work on Multi-Channel Gas Analyzer with Wireless Data Transmission as an Educational Tool for Learning Science Concepts Nataliia Perova; Patricia Hogan; Walter H. Johnson
10 Integration of Sensors and RFIDs on Ultra-low-cost Paper-based Substrates for Wireless Sensor Networks Applications Antonio Ferrer-Vidal; Amin Rida; Serkan Basat; Li Yang; Manos Tentzeris
11 GP-Pro: The Generative Programming Protocol Generator for Routing in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks Pedro Villanueva-Pena; Thomas Kunz
12 Multi-Hop Cooperative Transmissions in Wireless Sensor Networks  Aylin Aksu; Ozgur Ercetin
Demo Session: Wednesday (9/27/2006)
1 University/Industry Collaboration for Development of a Wireless Network od Multi-channel, Multi-Sensors Analyzers for Environmental and Industrial Monitoring  Walter Johnson; Kack Driscoll; Chris Brenneck; Harold Giminez; Nicholas Hennigar; Jack Hamm; Pat Hogan; Igor Kreydin; Niko Liakis; Brian Muccioli; Pol Perov; Eugene Rodin; Nataliia Perova
2 Lifeline Network for First Responders  Michael Souryal; Johannes Geissbuehler; Leonard Miller; Nader Moyaeri
3 RTBP: Real Time Bayesian Positioning System for Wireless and Sensor Networks John-Aysten Francisco; Yingying Chenl; Eiman Elnahraway; Konstantinos Kleisouris; Richard Martin
4 Integrated and Dynamically Adaptable Interest Dissemination and Convergecasting Algorithms for Wireless Sensor Networks  Michele Mastrogiovanni; Chiara Petrioli; Michele Rossi; Michele Zorzi
5 AmbiMax: Efficient, Autonomous Energy Harvesting Platform for Multiple-Supply Wireless Sensor Nodes  Chulsung Park; Pai Chou
6 EmPro: An Environment/Energy Emulation and Profiling Platform for Wireless Sensor Networks Chulsung Park; Pai Chou
7 QuRiNet: Quail Ridge Natural Reserve Wireless Mesh Network  Daniel Wu; Stephanie Liese; Dhruv Gupta; Prasant Mohapatra
8 Specialized Simulation Models for the Evaluation of Spatial Networking Technique  John Stine; Scott Rosen; Jonathan Schwartz; William Weiland
9 NetRad: A Controlled-loop, Distributed Sensor Networks for Hazardous Weather Detection  Michael Zink; Eric Lyons; Francesc Junyent; Jim Kurose; Luko Krnan
10 Topology Control in Ad Hoc Networks  Waltemar de Sousa; Luis DaSilva; George Hadjichristofi
11 FireFly: A Time-synchronized Scalable Real-time Sensor Network Platform  Rahul Mangharam; Anthony Rowe; Ragunathan Rajkumar
12 SensorPlanet's First Islands: Operation Times Square and Virtual Graffiti  Peter Boda; Ville Tuulos; Ville Nenonen
Poster Session: Thursday (9/28/2006)
1 A Security-energy Trade-off for Authentic Aggregation in SensorNetworks  Erik-Oliver Blass; Joachim Wilke; Martina Zitterbart
2 Experimental Investigation of Radio Performance in Wireless Sensor Networks  Matthew Holland; Ryan Aures; Wendi Heinzelman
3 A Moving Strategy for Mobile Sink in Wireless Sensor Networks  Limin Sun; Yanzhong Bi; Jian Ma
4 Reconstruction Distortion in Lossy Wireless Sensor Networks  Utku Gunay Acer; Alhussein Abouzeid
5 Routing with Opportunistically Coded eXchanges in Wireless Mesh Networks  Bin Ni; Naveen Santhapuri; Zifei Zhong; Srihari Nelakuditi
6 SNAP: An Architecture for Secure Medical Sensor Networks  Kriangsis Malasri; Lang Wang
7 Embedded Wireless Sensors for Aircraft/Automobile Tire StructuralHealth Monitoring  Amitabh Mishra; Farrukh Gondal; Arya Afrashteh; Ryan Wilson
8 A Review of Load Balanced Ad Hoc Routing Protocols  Amita Rani; Mayank Dave
9 A Distributed Multicast Routing Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks  Yang Min; Han Peng; Yu Bo. Mao Ziaofeng; Mao Dilin; Gao Chuanshan
10 Encounter-based Worms: Analysis and Defense  Sapon Tanachaiwiwat; Ahmed Helmy
11 Characteristics of On-body 802.15.4 Networks  Rahul Shah; Mark Yarvis