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8th EAI International Conference on Ad Hoc Networks

September 26–27, 2016 | Ottawa, Canada

Day 1

8:45 – 9:00                 Welcome

9:00 – 10:00               Keynote

Professor Hussein T. Mouftah, Canada Research Chair and Distinguish University Professor, University of Ottawa: Ad Hoc Networks Deployment in Smart Cities

10:00 - 10:30             Coffee Break

10:30 – 12:30            Paper Session 1: Wireless Sensor Networks, Chair Ioanis Nikolaidis

Management of Surveillance Underwater Acoustic Networks (invited paper)

Barbeau, Michel (Carleton University); Renaud, Zach (Carleton University); Wang, Wenqian (Carleton University)

Relative Localization for Small Wireless Sensor Networks

Zhou, Yifeng (Communications Research Centre Canada); Wong, Franklin (Defence R&D Canada)

Performance Study of the IEEE 802.15.6 Slotted Aloha Mechanism With Power Control in a Multiuser Environment

Orozco, Luis

New Selection Strategies of Actor’s Substitute in DARA for Connectivity Restoration in WSANs

SAADA, Riadh (Phd Student); Pigné, Yoann (Assistant Professor); Olivier, Damien (Professor)

Asymmetric Multi-Way Ranging for Resource-Limited Nodes

Duisterwinkel, ErikH.A. (INCAS3); Puts, NielsA.H. (Eindhoven University of Technology); Woertche, HeinrichJ. (INCAS3)

Comparison of RPL Routing Metrics on grids

Lassouaoui, Lilia (Conservatoire National des Arts et Metiers); Rovedakis, Stephane (Conservatoire National des Arts et Metiers); Sailhan, Francoise (Conservatoire National des Arts et Metiers); Wei, Anne (Conservatoire National des Arts et Metiers)


12:30 – 13:30        Lunch

13:30 – 15:10        Paper Session 2: UAV and Vehicular Networks, Chair Chung-Horng Lung

Communication and Coordination for Drone Networks (invited paper)

Yanmaz, Evsen (Lakeside Labs); Quaritsch, Markus (University of Klagenfurt); Yahyanejad, Saeed (Joanneum Research-Robotics); Rinner, Bernhard (University of Klagenfurt); Hellwagner, Hermann (University of Klagenfurt); Bettstetter, Christian (University of Klagenfurt)

Intelligent Wireless AdHoc Routing Protocol and Controller for UAV Networks

Ramaprasath, Abhinandan (Carleton University); Srinivasan, Anand ; Lung, Chung-Horng (Carleton University); St-Hilaire, Marc (Carleton University)

Theoretical Analysis of Obstruction’s influence on Data Dissemination in Vehicular Networks

Hu, Miao (Beijing Jiaotong University); Zhong, Zhangdui (Beijing Jiaotong University); Ni, Minming (Beijing Jiaotong University); Wang, Zhe (Beijing Jiaotong University)

Performance Analysis for Traffic-aware Utility in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks

Wang, Zhe (State Key Laboratory of Rail Traffic Control and Safety Beijing Jiaotong University); Zhong, Zhangdui (State Key Laboratory of Rail Traffic Control and Safety Beijing Jiaotong University); Ni, Minming (State Key Laboratory of Rail Traffic Control and Safety Beijing Jiaotong University); Hu, Miao (State Key Laboratory of Rail Traffic Control and Safety Beijing Jiaotong University

Investigation and Adaptation of Signal Propagation Models for a Mixed Outdoor-Indoor Scenario Using a Flying GSM Base Station

Rubina, Alina ; Andryeyev, Oleksandr (Ilmenau University of Technology); Harounabadi, Mehdi (Ilmenau University of Technology); Al-Khani, Ammar (Ilmenau University of Technology); Artemenko, Oleksandr (Ilmenau University of Technology); Mitschele-Thiel, Andreas (Ilmenau University of Technology)


15:10 – 15:30           Coffee Break

15:30 – 17:30           Workshop on practical ad hoc network security and vulnerability, Chair David Brown

Communication Links Vulnerability Model for Cyber Security Mitigation

Hammad, Eman (University of Toronto); Farraj, Abdallah (University of Toronto); Kundur, Deepa (University of Toronto)

Entropy-Based Recommendation Trust Model for Machine to Machine Communications

Ahmed, Saneeha (University of Windsor); Tepe, Kemal (University of Windsor)

Secure Data Sharing for Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks Using Cloud Computing

Sookhak, Mehdi (Department of System and Computer Engineering, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada); Yu, F.Richard (Department of System and Computer Engineering, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada); Tang, Helen (Defence Research and Development Canada Ottawa, ON, Canada)

Distributed Collaborative Beamforming for Real-World WSN Applications

Zaidi, Sim (INRS-EMT); Hmidet, Bouthaina (INRS-EMT); Affes, Sofiene (INRS-EMT)

A Gateway Prototype for Coalition Tactical MANETs

Salmanian, Mazda (Defence R&D Canada); Pase, William (Armacode); Brown, J. David (Defence R&D Canada); McKenzie, Chris (MIC)

A Prototype Implementation of Continuous Authentication for Tactical Applications

Brown, David  (DRDC); Pase, William  (Armacode); McKenzie, Chris  (MIC); Salmanian, Mazda  (DRDC); Tang, Helen  (DRDC)

18:30                       Social Dinner


Day 2:

9:00 – 10:00             Keynote

Professor Mohamed Ibnkahla, Cisco Research Chair in Sensor Technology for the Internet of Things, Carleton University: User-centric design of ad hoc and sensor networks for the Internet of Things

10:00 – 10:30           Coffee Break

10:30 – 12:30           Paper Session 3: Modelling and Analysis, Chair Thomas Kunz

Optimizing Power Allocation in Wireless Networks: Are the Implicit Constraints Really Redundant? (invited paper)

Li, Xiuhua (The University of British Columbia); Leung, Victor C.M. (The University of British Columbia)

Towards Dynamic Capacity Management for the Masses (invited paper)

Vlachaki, Aikaterini (University of Alberta); Nikolaidis, Ioanis (University of Alberta); Harms, Janelle J. (University of Alberta)Distance

Distributions in Finite Ad Hoc Networks: Approaches, Applications, and Directions (invited paper)

Tong, Fei (University of Victoria); Pan, Jianping (University of Victoria); Zhang, Ruonan (Northwestern Polytechnical University)

Towards More Realistic Network Simulations: Leveraging the System-Call Barrier (invited paper)

Naumann, Roman (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin); Dietzel, Stefan (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin); Scheuermann, Björn (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

Resource Allocation for Relay-aided Cooperative Hospital Wireless Networks

Liu, Jingxian (Beijing Jiaotong University); Xiong, Ke (Beijing Jiaotong University); Zhang, Yu (University of Science and Technology Beijing); Zhong, zhangdui (Beijing Jiaotong University)

Improving the performance of challenged networks with controlled mobility

Reynaud, Laurent (Orange Labs); Guérin-Lassous, Isabelle (Université de Lyon / LIP (ENS Lyon, CNRS, UCBL, INRIA))

12:30 – 13:30            Lunch

13:30 – 15:10            Paper Session 4: Protocols, Chair Yifeng Zhou

SDN Coordination for CCN and FC Content Dissemination in VANETs (invited paper)

Braun, Torsten ; Soua, Ridha (University of Luxembourg); Palattella, MariaRita (University of Luxembourg); Di Maio, Antonio (University of Luxembourg); Engel, Thomas (University of Luxembourg); Duarte, JoaoM. (University of Bern); Kalogeiton, Eirini (University of Bern); Manzo, Gaetano (HES-SO); Rizzo, Gianluca (HES-SO); Villas, Leandro (University of Campinas)

A Bandwidth Adaptation Scheme for Cloud Radio Access Networks (invited paper)

Chen, Yuh-Shyan (National Taipei University, Taipei, Taiwan, R. O. C.); Liao, Fang-Yu (National Taipei University, Taipei, Taiwan, R. O. C.); Kan, Yi-Kuang (National Taipei University, Taipei, Taiwan, R. O. C.)

Cooperative On-the-Fly Decision Making in Mobility-Controlled Multi Ferry Delay Tolerant Networks

Harounabadi, Mehdi (Ilmenau University of Technology); Rubina, Alina (Ilmenau University of Technology); Mitschele-Thiel, Andreas (Ilmenau University of Technology)

Multipath Routing Optimization with Interference Consideration in Wireless Ad hoc Network

He, Junxiao (University of Ottawa); Yang, Oliver (University of Ottawa); Zhou, Yifeng (Communication Research Centre); Issa, Omneya (Communication Research Centre)

An Accurate Passive RFID Based Indoor Localization System Based on Sense-a-Tag and Zoning Algorithm

rostamian, majed (School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Ottawa, Canada); Wang, Jing (School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Ottawa, Canada); Bolic, Miodrag (School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Ottawa, Canada)

15:10 – 15:30           Coffee Break

15:30 – 17:30           Workshop on Convergence of Airborne Networking, Wireless Directional Communication Systems, and Software Defined Networking, Chairs Kamesh Namuduri and John D. Matyjas

On Connectivity of Airborne Networks

Sen, Arunabha (Arizona State University)

Enabling Dynamic Reconfigurability of SDRs Using SDN Principles

Shome, Prithviraj (Texas A&M University); Modares, Jalil (University at Buffalo); Mastronarde, Nicholas (University at Buffalo); Sprintson, Alex (Texas A&M University)

Reliability, Throughput and Latency Analysis of an Aerial Network

Namuduri, Kamesh

Gender Assignment for Directional Full-Duplex FDD Nodes in a Multihop Wireless Network

Parsinia, Moein (Computational Science Research Center, San Diego State University); Peng, Qidi (Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Claremont Graduate University, California, USA); Bhowmick, Sanjukta (Computer Science Department, University of Nebraska at Omaha); Kumar, Sunil (Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, San Diego State University)

A Massive MIMO Panel Array at Ka-band with Flexible Patterns and Beam Steering Performance

Sharma, SatishKumar (San Diego State University); Krishna, Sandhya (San Diego State University)