June 11, 2007



08:30 AM - 09:00 AM

Welcome and Opening Remarks

K. K. Ramakrishnan, Robert Doverspike, Jacobus van der Merwe, Stein Gjessing, Virgil Dobrota


09:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Keynote Speech: “GENI: Global Environment for Network Innovation”

Larry Peterson (Princeton University, USA)



Coffee Break


10:30 AM - 12:10 PM

Session 1: Wireless AdHoc Networks

Chair: Shivkumar Kalyanaraman (RPI, USA)


Persistent Pseudo-Clearance Problem in IEEE802.11 Mesh Networks and its Multicast Based Solutions

Jian Zhang (Rutgers University, USA); Yuanzhu Chen (Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada); Ivan Marsic (Rutgers University, USA)


Power Control for Cognitive Radio Ad Hoc Networks

Lijun Qian (Prairie View A&M University, USA); Xiangfang Li (WINLAB, Rutgers Univ., USA); Zoran Gajic (Rutgers University, USA); John Attia (PVAMU, USA)


Distributed Backlog-Driven Power Control in Wireless Networking

Aditya Dua (Stanford University, USA); Nicholas Bambos (Stanford University, USA)



Balancing Loss-Tolerance between Link and Transport Layers in Multi-Hop Wireless Networks

Vijaynarayanan Subramanian (RPI, USA); Shivkumar Kalyanaraman (RPI, USA); K. K. Ramakrishnan (AT&T Labs. Research, USA)


An Energy Efficient MAC in Wireless Sensor Networks to Provide Delay Guarantee

Anirudha Sahoo, Prashant Baronia (IIT Bombay, India)




1:20 PM – 2:45 PM

Session 2: Optical Networks (I)

Chair: Robert Doverspike (AT&T Labs - Research, USA)


IPTV Bandwidth Demands in Metropolitan Area Networks

John Simsarian (Bell Labs, USA); Marcus Duelk (Bell Labs / Lucent Technologies, USA)


Mesh Free Space Optical System: A method to Improve Broadband Neighborhood Area Network backhaul

David Britz (AT&T labs Research, USA); Robert Miller (AT&T Research Laboratories, USA)


Multi-channel Communication in Free-Space Optical Networks for the Last-mile

Jayasri Akella (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA); Murat Yuksel (University of Nevada - Reno, USA); Shivkumar Kalyanaraman (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA)


Invited paper: "A Practical Approach for Data Networking in the TV Bands"

Srihari Narlanka, Ranveer Chandra, Victor Bahl, John Ian Ferrell, Microsoft Research, USA


Coffee Break


3:00 PM - 4:05 PM

Session 3: Optical Networks (II)

Chair: Krishna Pattabhiraman (Reva Systems, Inc., USA)


Optical Burst Switching with Burst Access Mode Passive Optical Networks

Chun-Yin Li (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong); Ping-Kong, Alex Wai (Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong); Victor Li (University of Hong Kong, P.R. China)


Wavelength-Enhanced Passive Optical Networks with Extended Reach

Kenneth Reichmann (AT&T, USA); Patrick Iannone (AT&T, USA)


Invited paper: "Enhanced Ethernet for Data Centers: Reliable, Differentiated, Robust"

Manoj Wadekar, Intel Corporation, USA


Coffee Break


4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Panel on "RFID Infrastructure"

David Husak (moderator) (Reva Systems, USA)

Art Howarth (Cisco Systems, USA)

Krishna Pattabhiraman (Reva Systems, Inc., USA)

Craig W. Thompson (University of Arkansas, USA)



June 12, 2007



08:30 AM – 10:10 AM

Session 4: QoS

Chair: Kris Steenhaut (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium)


Improving TCP Performance with Bufferless Token Bucket Policing: A TCP Friendly Policer

Ronald van Haalen (Alcatel-Lucent, The Netherlands); Richa Malhotra (Lucent Technologies, The Netherlands)


Aggregate Flow Fairness in MANs

Paul Stoian (Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel); Israel Cidon (Technion, Israel)


Multilayer QoS in GMPLS based IP/DWDM Metro Networks

Walter Colitti (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium); Kris Steenhaut (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium); Ann Nowé (University of Brussels, Belgium)


An Efficient Scheduling Algorithm for Time-Driven Switching Networks

Huong Truong (University of Trento, Italy); Yoram Ofek (Università di Trento, Italy); Mario Baldi (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)


Dynamics of End-to-End Bandwidth Allocations in QoS-Adaptive Data Connections

Mohammad Rabby (City University of New York, USA); Kaliappa Ravindran (City University of New York, USA)


Coffee Break


10:35 AM – 12:00 PM

Session 5: Measurement and Cross-Layer Design

Chair: Kaliappa Ravindran (City University of New York, USA)


Invited paper: "On Scalable Measurement-Driven Modelling of Traffic Demand in Large WLANs"

Maria Papadopouli (University of Crete & FORTH, Greece), Merkouris Karaliopoulos (ETH-Zurich, Switzerland), Elias Raftopoulos (University of Crete & FORTH, Greece) & Haipeng Shen (UNC, USA)


Optimizing Operation of a Hierarchical Campus-wide Mobile Grid for Intermittent Wireless Connectivity

Konstantinos Katsaros (Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece); George Polyzos (Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece)


Designing Terminals and Infrastructure Components for Cognitive Wireless Networks

Peter Jung (Universität Duisburg-Essen, Germany); Arjang Hessamian Alinejad (University Duisburg-Essen, Germany)




1:00 PM - 1:40 PM

Poster Session


IntelliCarTS: Intelligent Car Transportation System

Ashwin Gumaste (Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay/University of Texas at Dallas, India); Rahul Singhai (Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India); Anirudha Sahoo (IIT Bombay, India)

sMAT - A Simplified MAC Address Translation Scheme

Stephan Kubisch (University of Rostock, Germany); Harald Widiger (University of Rostock, Germany); Dirk Timmermann (University of Rostock, Germany); Daniel Duchow (University of Rostock, Germany); Thomas Bahls (Siemens AG Communications, Germany)

“Input Here – Execute There” through Networks: the Case of Gaming

Christos Bouras (University of Patras, Greece); Vassilis Poulopoulos (Research Academic Computer Technology Institute, Greece); Ioannis Sengounis (Research Academic Computer Technology Institute, Greece); Vassilis Tsogkas (Research Academic Computer Technology Institute, Greece)

Joint Power Control and Admission Control for CDMA Cognitive Radio Networks

Lijun Qian (Prairie View A&M University, USA); Xiangfang Li (WINLAB, Rutgers Univ., USA); John Attia (PVAMU, USA); Zoran Gajic (Rutgers University, USA)

Comparing Different Topology Construction Algorithms for Wireless Sensor Networks

Hugues Smeets (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium)

UCLA/Cisco Metropolitan Wi-Fi Research Network

Vidyut Samanta (University of California Los Angeles, USA); Jason Ryder (University of California at Los Angeles, USA); Sona Chaudhuri (University of California at Los Angeles, USA); Jeff Burke (University of California Los Angeles, USA); Deborah Estrin (University of California at Los Angeles, USA); Fabian Wagmister (University of California at Los Angeles, USA)

1:40 PM - 2:40 PM

Session 6: Wireless Access Networks

Chair: Maria Papadopouli (University of Crete, FORTH, Greece, UNC, USA)


Channel Access Unfairness of Wireless LAN Access Methods

Elena Lopez-Aguilera (Technical University of Catalonia (UPC), Spain); Martin Heusse (LSR IMAG, France); Franck Rousseau (IMAG, France); Andrzej Duda (Institut Polytechnique de Grenoble, LIG Laboratory, France); Jordi Casademont (Technical University of Catalonia UPC, Spain)


Coffee Break


3:00 PM - 4:30 PM


Panel on "Impact of Video Distribution on the MAN and LAN Architectures"

Charles Kalmanek (moderator) (Internet & Network Systems Research V.P., AT&T Labs, USA)
Chris Chase (AT&T Labs Austin, USA)

Ron Haberman (Alcatel-Lucent, USA)

Mod Marathe (Cisco Systems, USA)

            K. K. Ramakrishnan ((AT&T Research Laboratories, USA)

Dipankar Raychaudhuri (Director, WINLAB, Rutgers University, USA)

5:15 PM 


Travel, Banquet:



June 13, 2007



08:30 AM – 09:55 AM

Session 7: Routing

Chair: Jack Brassil (HP Labs, USA)


On Growth of Parallelism within Routers and Its Impact on Packet Reordering

Abhijit Bare (Colorado State University, USA); Anura Jayasumana (Colorado State University, USA); Nischal Piratla (Deutsche Telekom Laboratories, Germany)


A Connection Oriented Internet Architecture for Restricting Reachability

Sneha Kasera (University of Utah, USA)


Directional Routing for Wireless Mesh Networks: A Performance Evaluation

Bow-Nan Cheng (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA); Murat Yuksel (University of Nevada - Reno, USA); Shivkumar Kalyanaraman (RPI, USA)


Invited paper: "Revisiting Ethernet: Plug-and-Play Made Scalable and Efficient"

Changhoon Kim & Jennifer Rexford (Princeton University, USA)


Coffee Break


10:20 AM – 12:20 PM

Session 8: Measurement

Chair: Arata Koike (NTT, Japan)


Measurements of Multicast Television over IP

Kashif Imran (Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden); Marco Mellia (Politecnico di Torino, Italy); Michela Meo (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)


Link Layer Traceback in Ethernet Networks

Michael Snow (ARIAS Lab of Virginia Tech, USA); Jung-Min Park (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA)


 An Efficient Call Admission Control for IEEE 802.16 Networks

P. Sarat Chandra (IIT Bombay, India); Anirudha Sahoo (IIT Bombay, India)


Coping with Instant Messaging Worms - Statistical Modeling and Analysis

Zhijun Liu (The Ohio State University, USA); David Lee (The Ohio State University, USA)


MIDAS: An Impact Scale for DDoS Attacks

Rangarajan Vasudevan (University of Michigan, USA); Z. Morley Mao (University of Michigan, USA); Oliver Spatscheck (AT&T Labs - Research, USA); Kobus van der Merwe (AT&T Labs - Research, USA)

12:20 PM

Adjourn /program.pdf


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