Technical Program Schedule | Comsnets 2015
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JANUARY 6 - 10

Vidhana Soudha by Ranganath Krishnamani

Technical Program Schedule

Jan 7
Jan 8
Jan 9

Jan 7 Morning Session

Track 1

Track 2

T1-1: Emerging Network Architectures

T2-1: Smart Load Management

Chair: Sumit Roy

Chair: Jessie Wang

Invited Talk: Integrating Advanced Mobility Services into the Future Internet Architecture

Dipankar Raychaudhuri (Rutgers University, USA)

Batching for Smart Home: Leveraging Delay-insensitive Workload in Cloud Storage

Suiming Guo (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong), Liang Chen (Shenzhen University, P.R. China), Guoqiang Zhang (Xunlei Networking Technologies, P.R. China), Dah Ming Chiu (The Chinese University of Hong Kong Hong Kong)

Invited Talk: Evolution of mobile networks - some directions towards 5G

Ishwardutt Parulkar (CISCO, India)

HAVEN: Holistic Load Balancing and Auto Scaling in the Cloud

Rishabh Poddar (IBM Research, India), Anilkumar Vishnoi (IBM Research, India), Vijay Mann (IBM Research India)

MIDAS: Middlebox Discovery and Selection for On-Path Flow Processing

Ahmed Abujoda (Leibniz Universitat Hannover, Germany), Panagiotis Papadimitriou (Leibniz Universitat Hannover Germany)

Towards Optimal Load Management with Day Ahead Pricing

Mannam Rama Rao (Indian Institute of Science, India), Joy Kuri (Indian Institute of Science, India), T V Prabhakar (IISc India)

Jan 7 Afternoon Session

T1-2: D2D Communications

T2-2: Content Centric Networks

Chair: Subir Biswas

Chair: Narayan Mandayam

Modelling D2D Communications in Cellular Access Networks via Coupled Processors

Christian Vitale (Institute IMDEA Networks & Universidad Carlos III Madrid, Spain), Vincenzo Mancuso (IMDEA Networks Institute, Spain), Gianluca A. Rizzo (HES SO Valais Switzerland)

A Study Of Broadcasting Over Structured Overlay

Saiful Khan (University of Malaya Malaysia)

Passing the Torch: Role Alternation for Fair Energy Usage in D2D Group Communication

Sacha Trifunovic (ETH Zurich, Switzerland), Andreea M Hossmann-Picu (University of Bern, Switzerland), Theus Hossmann (ETH Zurich Switzerland)

A Study of User-assisted Content Distribution Performance in Named Data Networking

HyunYong Lee (The University of Tokyo, Japan), Akihiro Nakao (University of Tokyo Japan)

SERA: A Hybrid Scheduling Framework for M2M Transmission in Cellular Networks

UmaMaheswari C Devi (IBM Research - India, India), Munish Goyal (IBM India Researcl Lab, India), Mukundan Madhavan (IBM Research India, India), Ravi Kokku (IBM Research, India), Dilip Krishnaswamy (IBM Research, India)

Flow Control Enhancements in Content Centric Networking

Abhishek Gupta (Samsung R&D India-Bangalore, India), Kushal Bansal (Samsung R&D India-Bangalore India)

M4M: A Model for Enabling the Internet of Things in Developing Regions

Pralhad Deshpande (IBM Research India, India), Palani Kodeswaran (IBM Research India, India), Nilanjan Banerjee (IBM, India), Amit A. Nanavati (IBM India Research Lab, India), Deepika Chhabra (IIIT Delhi, India), Shalini Kapoor (IBM Research, India)

A Study of User Incentive Mechanism in Named Data Networking

HyunYong Lee (The University of Tokyo, Japan), Akihiro Nakao (University of Tokyo Japan)

Jan 8 Morning Session

Track 1

Track 2

T1-3: Smart Data and Sensing Environments

T2-3 Experimental Networking

Chair: Vishnu Navda

Chair: Dah Ming Chiu

Invited Talk: Deriving Insights from Data: Opportunities for Societal Impact

Manish Gupta (Xerox Research Center India)

Detecting Tunneled Video Streams Using Traffic Analysis

Yan Shi (Michigan State University, USA), Subir Biswas (Michigan State University USA)

Invited Talk: Group Analytics: Understanding and Predicting Human Behavior in Urban Public Spaces

Archan Misra (SIS, SMU, Singapore)

Usage of 802.11n in Practice: A Measurement Study

Naman Mishra (IIT Bombay, India), Avinash Kumar Chaurasia (IIT Bombay, India), Arun Kallavi (IIT Bombay, India), Bhaskaran Raman (Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India), Purushottam Kulkarni (Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India)

RTChoke: Efficient Real-Time Traffic Chokepoint Detection and Monitoring

Vikram P. Munishwar (State University of New York at Binghamton, USA), Vinay Kolar (IBM Research, India), Praveen Jayachandran (IBM Research - India, India), Ravi Kokku (IBM Research India)

A Measurement Study of Mobile Video Streaming by Different Types of Devices

Lei Zhan (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong), Dah Ming Chiu (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong), Youwei Hua (Tencent, P.R. China), Zirong Zhu (Tencent Hong Kong)

CANOE: opportunistic Calibration Assisted micro Navigation in dense Open Environments

Parikshit Sharma (IBM Research, India), Dipanjan Chakraborty (IBM Research, India), Sumit Mittal (IBM India Research Lab India)

TCP Download Performance in Dense WiFi Scenarios

Mukulika Maity (IIT Bombay, India), Bhaskaran Raman (Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India), Mythili Vutukuru (IIT Bombay India)

Invited Talk: Impact of Internet Censorship: A Measurement View

Zartash Uzmi (LUMS, Pakistan)

Jan 8 Afternoon Session

T1-4 Security and Privacy

T2-4: Wireless Networks I

Chair: Dah Ming Chiu

Chair: Joy Kuri

Invited Talk: Cloud Security

Kanchi Gopinath (Indian Institute of Science, India (IISc))

Approximating Deployment Costs For (Wireless) Multi-hop Networks

Vijay Gabale (IBM Research, India), Ashish Chiplunkar (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay India)

Invited Talk: Privacy Preserving Optimal Power Flow in Multiparty Settings

Parmesh Ramanathan (University of Wisconsin, Madison)

Complexity Analysis and Algorithms for the Inter Cell Interference Coordination with Fixed Transmit Powers Problem

Ashwathi Nambiar (Electronic Arts Games (India) Pvt. Ltd., India), Gaurav S. Kasbekar (IIT Bombay India)

Social Power for Privacy Protected Opportunistic Networks

Bernhard Distl (ETH Zurich, Switzerland), Stephan Neuhaus (ETH Zurich Switzerland)

Distributed resource allocation for single-hop networks under the SINR model

Vinod Sudheesh (Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India), Krishna P Jagannathan (Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India), Srikrishna Bhashyam (Indian Institute of Technology Madras India)

Jan 9 Morning Session

Track 1

Track 2

T1-5: Physical Layer Communications

T2-5: Smartphone Communication and Sensing

Chair: Supratik Mukhopadhyay

Chair: Niloy Ganguly

Robust Synchronization-Signal Detection for Cell Identification in 3GPP LTE and LTE-Advanced Receivers

Niranjan M Gowda (Lekha Wireless Solutions, India), Sreenath Ramanath (Lekha Wireless Solutions India)

Invited Talk: Impact of HTML5 Persistent Connectivity to Power Consumption for the Mobile Web

Giridhar Mandayam (Qualcomm, USA)

Effective ICI matrix and its Compensation in SCFDMA Communication System

Deepak PM (National Institute of Technology Calicut, India), Ali CK (NIT Calicut India)

Invited Talk: Power and QoS Optimization for BLE-based Accessory-Smartphone Communications

Arzad Kherani (Samsung, India)

Experimental evaluation of the effect of aperture averaging technique on the performance of free space optical communication link for different intensity modulation schemes

Anjitha Viswanath (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India), V K Jain (IIT Delhi, India), Subrat Kar (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi India)

Aggregating Inter-App Traffic to Optimize Cellular Radio Energy Consumption on Smartphones

Swadhin Pradhan (University of Texas at Austin, USA), Sourav Dandapat (Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India), Bivas Mitra (Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India), Niloy Ganguly (Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India), Pradipta De (SUNY Korea, Korea)

Outage & Diversity Analysis of Cooperative Spectrum Sharing protocol with Decode-and-Forward Relaying

Ankush Vashistha (Malviya National Institute of Technology, India), Shubha Sharma (IIIT Delhi, India), Vivek A Bohara (Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi (IIIT-Delhi) India)

Contextual Sensitivity of the Ambient Temperature Sensor in Smartphones

Rahul Majethia (Shiv Nadar University, India), Varun Mishra (Shiv Nadar University, India), Prasad Pathak (Shiv Nadar University, India), Divya Lohani (Shiv Nadar University, India), Debopam Acharya (Shiv Nadar University, India), Seema Sehrawat (Shiv Nadar University, India)

Asymptotic Outage Analysis of Incremental Decode and Forward Cognitive Radio Relay Network

Subhajit Majhi (University of Waterloo, Canada), Adrish Banerjee (Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur India)

Invited Talk: Sensing City-Scale People Movement, Life Style from Telco Data and its Application to Smarter Services

Sambit Sahu (IBM, USA)

Jan 9 Afternoon Session

T1-6: White Space Networking

T2-6: Wireless Networks II

Chair: Ram Ramjee

Chair: Koushik Kar

Rate optimal design of a wireless backhaul network using TV white space

Ratnesh Kumbhkar (WINLAB, Rutgers University, USA), Muhammad Nazmul Islam (WINLAB, Rutgers University, USA), Narayan Mandayam (WINLAB, Rutgers University, USA), Ivan Seskar (WINLAB Rutgers University USA)

Performance Analysis of Parameters Affecting Power Efficiency in Networks

Antar Abdul-Qawy (University of Hyderabad, India), Anupama Potluri (University of Hyderabad India)

Revisiting TV Coverage Estimation with Measurement-based Statistical Interpolation

Xuhang Ying (University of Washington, USA), Chang-wook Kim (University of Washington, USA), Sumit Roy (University of Washington USA)

Routing With Adaptive Flooding in Heterogeneous Mobile Networks

Anand Seetharam (California State University Monterey Bay, USA), Simon Heimlicher (Technicolor, France), Jim Kurose (University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA), Wei Wei ( USA)

Developing a Coherent Global View for Post Disaster Situation Awareness using Opportunistic Network

Apratim Mukherjee (Michigan State University, USA), Souvik Basu (Heritage Institute of Technology, India), Siuli Roy (Heritage Institute of Technology, India), Somprakash Bandyopadhyay (Indian Institute of Management Calcutta India)

Link Pattern Prediction in Opportunistic Networks with Kernel Regression

Di Huang (HKUST, P.R. China), Sanfeng Zhang (Southeast University & Key Laboratory of Computer Network and Information Integration In Southeast University, Ministry of , P.R. China), Pan Hui (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology & Telekom Innovation Laboratories, Hong Kong), Zhou Chen (Southeast University P.R. China)