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9th EAI International Conference on Ad Hoc Networks

September 28–29, 2017 | Niagara Falls, Canada

September 28 (Thursday)

Conference Room: Niagara


8 am: Registration Opens

8:45 am - 9 am: Welcome

9 am - 10 am: Keynote 1: The Sound of Communication in Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks (Introduced by Thomas Kunz)

Evangelos Kranakis, Chancellor's Professor, Carleton University 

10 am – 10:30: Coffee Break

10:30 am – 12:10 pm: Session 1: Underwater Networking (4 Papers), Session Chair Yifeng Zhou

Doppler Effect in the Underwater Acoustic Ultra Low Frequency Band (Invited Paper)

Ahmad, Abdel-Mehsen (Lebanese International University); Barbeau, Michel (Carleton University); GARCIA-ALFARO, Joaquin (Telecom SudParis, SAMOVAR); Kassem, Jamil (Lebanese International University); Kranakis, Evangelos (Carleton University); Porretta, Steven (Carleton University)

The Sound of Communication in Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks (Invited Paper)

Barbeau, Michel (Carleton University); Garcia-Alfaro, Joaquin (Telecom SudParis); Kranakis, Evangelos (Carleton University); Porretta, Steven (Carleton University)

Random Access Signaling in Underwater Acoustic Channels: Challenges and Approaches (Invited Paper)

Schlegel, Christian; Truhachev, Dmitry (Dalhousie University)

Applying Utility Theory to Improve Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Mission Payload Planning and Replanning

Winschel, Valerie

12:10 pm – 1:10 pm: Lunch (Foyer Niagara Meeting Room)

1:10 pm – 3:15 pm: Session 2: Security (5 Papers), Session Chair David Brown

Challenges of Misbehavior Detection in Industrial Wireless Networks (Invited Paper)

Henningsen, Sebastian (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin); Dietzel, Stefan (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin); Scheuermann, Björn (Humboldt-Universiätt zu Berlin)

A New Look at an Old Attack

Brown, David; Willink, Tricia (Defence R&D Canada)

Investigating Spectrum Sensing Security Threats in Cognitive Radio Networks 

Velempini, Mthulisi

Integrating Intrusion Response Funtionality into the MANET Specific Dynamic Intrusion Detection Hierarchy Architecture 

Kaur, Manpreet; Lindskog, Dale (Concordia University of Edmonton); Zavarsky, Pavol (Concordia University of Edmonton)

An Enhanced Watchdog Mechanism for Detecting Selfish Nodes in a Mobile Ad hoc Network

Ibrahim, Rukayat; Sheladiya, Bhoomika (Concordia University of Edmonton); Lindskog, Dale (Concordia University of Edmonton); Zavarsky, Pavol (Concordia University of Edmonton)

3:15 pm – 3:35 pm: Coffee Break

3:35 pm – 5:15 pm: Session 3: Vehicular Networks (4 Papers), Session Chair Kamesh Namuduri

Source Mobility in Vehicular Named-Data Networking: An Overview (Invited Paper)

Duarte, Joao (University of Bern; University of Campinas); Braun, Torsten (University of Bern); Villas, LeandroA (University of Campinas)

Flow-level Simulation for Adaptive Routing Protocols in Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks

Suleiman, KaisElmurtadi (University of Waterloo); Basir, Otman (University of Waterloo)

Control Overhead Reduction in Cluster-Based VANET Routing Protocol

ABUASHOUR, AHMAD (Department of Electrical Engineering, Ecole de Technologie Suprieure ETS, Montreal, Canada,)

Performance Analysis of TETRA Technology under Heterogeneous Traffic Flow for VANETs

Umer, Tariq (COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Wah Cantt, Pakistn); Amjad, Muhammad (COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Wah Cantt, Pakistan); Afzal, MuhammadKhalil (COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Wah Cantt, Pakistan); Shan, RafiUs (COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbattabad, Pakistan)


7.00 pm DINNER at Queen Victoria Place Restaurant

September 29 (Friday)

Conference Room: Niagara


8:00 am Registration Opens

9 am – 10 am: Keynote 2: TBD (Introduced by Yifeng Zhou)

Hossam Hassanein, Queens University

10 am – 10:30 am: Coffee Break

10:30 am – 12:10 pm Session 4: Ariel Networks and Routing (4 Papers), Session Chair Melike Erol-Kantarci

A Hierarchical Framework for Estimating the Performance of an Aerial Network (Invited Paper)

Namuduri, Kamesh; Gottapu, SrinivasaKiran (University of North Texas); Soomro, Amjad<> (Air Force Research Laboratory - AFRL)

An Efficient Routing and Interface Assignment Algorithm for Multi-Channel Multi-Interface (MCMI) Ad Hoc Networks

Zhou, Yifeng (Communications Research Centre Canada)

Exploiting Multiple Beam Antennas for End-to-End Delay Reduction in Ad Hoc Networks

Kunz, Thomas; Medjo Me Biomo, Jean-Daniel (Carleton University); St-Hilaire, Marc (Carleton University)

Trajectory and Buffer Aware Message Forwarding for Multiple Cooperating UAVs in Message Ferry Networks

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

12:10 pm – 1:10 pm: Lunch

1:10 pm – 3:15 pm: Session 5: Cellular Networks, Sensor Networks (5 Papers), Session Chair Thomas Kunz

Caching and Computing at the Edge for Mobile Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality in 5G (Invited Paper)

Erol-Kantarci, Melike (University of Ottawa); Sukhmani, Sukhmani (University of Ottawa)

Evaluation of a Location Reporting System for mmWave Communication

Fang, Yudong (Communications Research Centre Canada); Doray, Bernard (Communications Research Centre Canada); Huang, Yonghong (Communications Research Centre Canada); Tsang, Wilson (University of Waterloo)

Fair Scheduling of Two-Hop Transmission with Energy Harvesting

Garnaev, Andrey (Rutgers University); Trappe, Wade (Rutgers University)

EEHCCP: An Energy-Efficient Hybrid Clustering Communication Protocol for Wireless Sensor Network

Pachlor, Rohit; Shrimankar, Deepti (Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur)

A model for self-deployment of autonomous mobile sensor network in an unknown indoor environment


Eledlebi, Khouloud<> (Khalifa University of Science Technology); Ruta, Dymitr (Khalifa University of Science Technology); Isakovic, A.F (Khalifa University of Science Technology); Saffre, Fabrice (Khalifa University of Science Technology); Al-Hammadi, Yousof (Khalifa University of Science Technology)