WoWMoM 2019

TECHNICAL PROGRAM       Progam at a glance

Monday, 10th June


WoWMoM Workshops

Please see the workshops page for the technical programs.


Coffee Break


PhD Forum // Demos // Work-in-Progress



Tuesday, 11th June

08:30 - 9:00

Welcome and WoWMoM's 20th Anniversary Celebration

09:00 - 10:00

Keynote 1: Prof. Dipankar Raychaudhuri (WINLAB, Rutgers University)

Chair: Sajal K. Das, Missouri Univ. of Science and Technology, USA

10:00 - 10:30

Coffee Break

10:30 - 12:00

SESSION 1A: Vehicular & Application-driven Networking
Chair: Matt Mutka, Michigan State University and NSF

Keeping Data Alive: Communication Across Vehicular Micro Clouds
Gurjashan Singh Pannu and Florian Hagenauer (Paderborn University, Germany); Takamasa Higuchi (Toyota InfoTechnology Center USA, USA); Onur Altintas (Toyota InfoTechnology Center, USA, Inc., USA); Falko Dressler (Paderborn University, Germany)

Modeling Cycling Behavior to Improve Bicyclists' Safety at Intersections - A Networking Perspective
Julian Heinovski, Lukas Stratmann, Dominik S. Buse, Florian Klingler, Mario Franke, Marie-Christin H. Oczko, Christoph Sommer, Ingrid Scharlau and Falko Dressler (Paderborn University, Germany)

Measuring and Modeling Car Park Usage: Lessons Learned from a Campus Field-Trial
Thanchanok Sutjarittham (University of New South Wales, Australia); Gary Chen (UNSW Sydney, Australia); Hassan Habibi Gharakheili (University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia); Vijay Sivaraman (University of New South Wales, Australia); Salil S Kanhere (UNSW Sydney, Australia)

HIRO-NET: Self-Organized Robotic Mesh Networking for Internet Sharing in Disaster Scenarios
Ludovico Ferranti (Northeastern University, USA & Sapienza University of Rome, Italy); Salvatore D'Oro, Leonardo Bonati and Emrecan Demirors (Northeastern University, USA); Francesca Cuomo (University of Rome Sapienza, Italy); Tommaso Melodia (Northeastern University, USA)

SESSION 1B: Mobile Networks Characterization
Chair: Renato Lo Cigno, University of Trento, Italy

Estimating Downlink Throughput from End-User Measurements in Mobile Broadband Networks
Konstantinos Kousias (Simula Research Laboratory, Norway); Ozgu Alay (Simula Metropolitan Center for Digital Engineering, Norway); Antonios Argyriou (University of Thessaly, Greece); Andra Lutu (Telefonica Research, Spain); Michael Alexander Riegler (Simula Research Laboratory, Norway)

Use of Machine Learning to Detect Causes of Unnecessary Active Scanning in WiFi Networks
Harish Fulara and Gursimran Singh (IIIT-Delhi, India); Dheryta Jaisinghani and Mukulika Maity (IIIT Delhi, India); Tanmoy Chakraborty (Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi, India); Vinayak Naik (BITS Pilani, India)

Characterizing and Removing Oscillations in Mobile Phone Location Data
Panagiota Katsikouli (Inria Lyon & University of Edinburgh, France); Marco Fiore (National Research Council of Italy, Italy); Angelo Furno (IFSTTAR, ENTPE, Universite de Lyon, France); Razvan Stanica (INSA Lyon, France)

Sizing Up User Traffic: Flow-based Mobile Data Offloading over WiFi
Delia Ciullo (Groupe Renault, Sophia-Antipolis, France); Thrasyvoulos Spyropoulos (EURECOM, France); Navid Nikaein (Eurecom, France); Bruno Jechoux (TCL Communication, France); Ioannis Sarantidis (Nokia/Ericsson, Greece)

12:00 - 13:30

Lunch break

13:30 - 15:00

Panel 1: Networking objects and people: perspectives from over 50 years of Mario Gerla's research

Moderator: Prof. Marco Ajmone Marsan, Politecnico di Torino, Italy and IMDEA Networks Institute, Spain
Dr. Victor Bahl, Microsoft, USA
Prof. Stefano Basagni, Northeastern University, USA
Prof. Jim Kurose, NSF & University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
Prof. Renato Lo Cigno, University of Trento, Italy
Prof. Dipankar Raychaudhuri, WINLAB, Rutgers University, USA

15:00 - 15:30

Coffee Break

15:30 - 17:00

SESSION 2A: IoT-Security, privacy, identification
Chair: Vasilios Siris, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece

IoTTracker: An Enhanced Engine for Discovering Internet-of-Thing Devices
Xu Wang (Institute of Information Engineering CAS, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China); Yucheng Wang and Xuan Feng (University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China); Hongsong Zhu (Institute of Information Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China); Limin Sun (Institute of Information Engineering, China Academy of Science, Beijing, P.R. China); Yuchi Zou (University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China)

A Lightweight Block Validation Method for Resource-Constrained IoT Devices in Blockchain-Based Applications
Tam Le and Matt Mutka (Michigan State University, USA)

An Age Control Transport Protocol for Delivering Fresh Updates in the Internet-of-Things (short paper)
Tanya Shreedhar (Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Delhi, India); Sanjit K Kaul (IIIT Delhi, India); Roy Yates (Rutgers University, USA)

Privacy-Preserving and Undeniable Authentication for Mobile RFID Tags (short paper)
Jiannan Wei (Nanjing University of Science and Technology, P.R. China); Nan Li (University of Wollongong, Australia)

Adaptive Low-Power Wireless Sensor Network Architecture for Smart Street Furniture-Based Crowd and Environmental Measurements `
Mohamed Nassar (Murdoch University, Australia); Len Luxford (Global Smart Cities t/as yStop, Australia); Peter Cole (Murdoch University, Australia); Giles Oatley (Federation University, Australia); Polychronis Koutsakis (Murdoch University, Australia)

SESSION 2B: Software-defined Networking & Management
Chair: Peter Herrmann, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

Enabling Multi-hop Forwarding in 6LoWPANs through Software-Defined Networking
Giacomo Tanganelli, Antonio Virdis and Enzo Mingozzi (University of Pisa, Italy)

Getting the Most Out of Your VNFs: Flexible Assignment of Service Priorities in 5G
Francesco Malandrino (CNR-IEIIT, Italy); Carla Fabiana Chiasserini (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)

Minimizing Transmission and Processing Delay in a NFV-based Network (Short paper)
Yang Chen and Jie Wu (Temple University, USA)

Probabilistic Knowledge-Graph based Workflow Recommender for Network Management Automation (short paper)
Erik Aumayr and MingXue Wang (Ericsson, Ireland); Anne-Marie C. Bosneag (Ericsson Ireland Research Centre, Ireland)

A Software Defined Multi-Path Traffic Offloading System for Heterogeneous LTE-WiFi Networks
Pengyuan Du (UCLA, USA); Qi Zhao (University of California, Los Angeles, USA); Mario Gerla (University of California at Los Angeles, USA)

17:30 - 18:45
Transfer to Banquet
The docking location is 580 Water St SW, Washington, DC 20024

19:00 onwards
Banquet: Dinner Cruise

Wednesday, 12th June

08:30 - 09:30


09:30 - 10:30

Keynote 2: Dr. Victor Bahl (Microsoft)

Chair: Mainak Chatterjee, University of Central Florida, USA

10:30 - 11:00

Coffe break

11:00 - 12:30

SESSION 3A: Mobile Edge Computing
Chair: Eirini Eleni Tsiropoulou, University of New Mexico, USA

Computation Rate Maximization for Wireless Powered Mobile Edge Computing with NOMA
Ming Zeng, Rong Du and Viktoria Fodor (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden); Carlo Fischione (KTH, Sweden)

Autonomic Service Placement in Fog Computing
Paridhika Kayal and Jorg Liebeherr (University of Toronto, Canada)

DEEM: Mobile Collaborative Computing via DEvice Edge Markets
Argyrios G. Tasiopoulos and Onur Ascigil (University College London, United Kingdom); Sergi Rene (University College of London, United Kingdom; Michal Krol (University College London); Ioannis Psaras and George Pavlou (University College London, United Kingdom)

MEFS: Mobile Edge File System for Edge-Assisted Mobile Apps
Domenico Scotece (University of Bologna, Italy); Nafize Paiker (New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA); Luca Foschini and Paolo Bellavista (University of Bologna, Italy); Xiaoning Ding and Cristian Borcea (New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA)

SESSION 3B: Localization & Context Awareness
Chair: Alexandre Santos, University of Minho, Portugal

Texting and Driving Recognition exploiting subsequent turns leveraging Smartphone sensors
Luca Bedogni and Octavian Bujor (University of Bologna, Italy); Marco Levorato (University of California, Irvine, USA)

Unsupervised Learning of Signal Strength Models for Device-Free Localization
Amal Lotfy AlHusseiny and Neal Patwari (University of Utah, USA)

The Diver System: Multimedia Communication and Localization using Underwater Acoustic Networks
Marco Bernardi (Universita' di Roma "La Sapienza" & WSense Srl, Italy); Christian Cardia (La Sapienza, Italy); Petrika Gjanci (University of Rome "La Sapienza", Italy); Andrea Monterubbiano (Wsense SRL, Italy); Chiara Petrioli, Luigi Picari and Daniele Spaccini (University of Rome "La Sapienza", Italy)

Leveraging Transfer Learning in Multiple Human Activity Recognition Using WiFi Signal
Sheheryar Arshad and Chunhai Feng (The University of Texas at Arlington, USA); Ruiyun Yu (Northeastern University, P.R. China); Yonghe Liu (The University of Texas at Arlington, USA)

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch break

13:30 - 15:00

SESSION 4A: Wireless Multimedia, Social Networks & Mobile Edge Computing
Chair: Cristian Borcean, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA

On-demand Video-streaming Quality of Experience Maximization in Mobile-Edge Computing
Ayman Younis (Rutgers University, USA); Tuyen X Tran (AT&T Labs - Research, USA); Dario Pompili (Rutgers University, USA)

D2D-enabled Collaborative Edge Caching and Processing with Adaptive Mobile Video Streaming
Abbas Mehrabi (Aalto University, Finland); Matti Siekkinen (University of Helsinki, Finland); Gazi Illahi and Antti Yla-Jaaski (Aalto University, Finland)

An Online Method for Opportunistic Task Replications (short paper)
Ricardo Lent (University of Houston, USA)

Non-Submodularity and Approximability: Influence Maximization in Online Social Networks
Ning Wang (Rowan University, USA); Jie Wu and Huanyang Zheng (Temple University, USA)

SESSION 4B: Device to Device
Chair: Ioannis Psaras, University College London, UK

Trusted D2D-based IoT Resource Access using Smart Contracts
Vasilios A. Siris and Dimitrios Dimopoulos (Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece); Nikos Fotiou (Mobile Multimedia Lab, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece); Spyros Voulgaris and George C. Polyzos (Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece)

Cross-Layer Assisted Forwarding Strategy for Opportunistic Communication (short paper)
Thiago Teixeira (University of Massachusetts, USA); Rajvardhan Somraj Deshmukh and Michael Zink (University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA)

Web-based Framework for Accessing Native Opportunistic Networking Applications
Marcin Nagy (Aalto University, Finland); Teemu Karkkainen (Technical University of Munich, Germany); Arseny Kurnikov (Aalto University, Finland); Jorg Ott (Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany)

Energy Sharing based Content Delivery in Mobile Social Networks
Aashish Dhungana and Eyuphan Bulut (Virginia Commonwealth University, USA)

15:00 - 15:30

Coffee Break

15:30 - 17:00

Panel 2: Vision for Wireless 2030: Beyond WoWMoM's 20th Anniversary

Organizer: Prof. Sajal K Das, Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA
Moderator: Prof. Mohan Kumar, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
Dr. Monisha Ghosh, National Science Foundation, USA
Prof. Marco Ajmone Marsan, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Prof. Aruna Seneviratne, University of New South Wales, Australia
Paul Stager, Cisco, USA

17:00 - 18:30

SESSION 5A: Resource Control & Management
Chair: Marco Ajmone Marsan, IMDEA Networks Institute and Politecnico di Torino, Italy

Strategies for Network Slicing Negotiation in a Dynamic Resource Market
Alessandro Lieto (Politecnico di Milano, Italy); Eugenio Moro (Politecnico di Milano & Nokia Bell Labs, Italy); Ilaria Malanchini and Silvio Mandelli (Nokia Bell Labs, Germany); Antonio Capone (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)

Computing realistic and adaptive capacity of D2D contacts
Clement Bertier (Universite Pierre et Marie Curie & Thales Communications and Security, France); Farid Benbadis (Thales Communications, France); Vania Conan (Thales Communications & Security, France); Marcelo Dias de Amorim (UPMC Sorbonne Universites, France)

Risk-aware Resource Control with Flexible 5G Access Technology Interfaces
Panagiotis Vamvakas (National Technical University of Athens, Greece); Eirini Eleni Tsiropoulou (University of New Mexico, USA); Symeon Papavassiliou (ICCS/National Technical University of Athens, Greece)

Energy-efficient HTTP Adaptive Streaming with Hybrid TCP/UDP over Heterogeneous Wireless Networks
Yunmin Go, Hyunmin Noh and Goeon Park (POSTECH, Korea); Hwangjun Song (POSTECH Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea)

SESSION 5B: Visible Light Communication & Wireless Sensing
Chair: Theofanis Raptis, IIT-CNR, Italy

VL-ROUTE: A Cross-Layer Routing Protocol for Visible Light Ad Hoc Network
Jithin Jagannath (Northeastern University & ANDRO Computational Solutions, LLC, USA); Tommaso Melodia (Northeastern University, USA)

Wideband Temporal Spectrum Sensing Using Cepstral Features (short paper)
Hanke Cheng, Brian Mark and Yariv Ephraim (George Mason University, USA)

LocalVLC: Augment Smart IoT Services with Practical Visible Light Communication
Michael Haus (Technical University of Munich, Germany); Aaron Yi Ding (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands); Jorg Ott (Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany)

18:00 - 19:30
IEEE SmartComp Reception. All WoWMoM attendees can attend.


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