Technical Program

Tuesday, 8th January
11:30AM - 01:00PM T1-1: Security T2-1: Wireless: 802.11, 5G
04:00PM - 05:30PM T2-2: Energy/IoT
Wednesday, 9th January
11:00AM - 01:00PM T1-3: Content Delivery and Social networks T2-3: Cloud datacenter and services
04:00PM - 05:30PM T1-4: VLC and next gen networks T2-4: Network Economics
Thursday, 10th January
11:30AM - 01:00PM T1-5: Video/Streaming T2-5: Wireless 2: Spectrum
02:00PM - 03:30PM T1-6: Wireless 3 T2-6: IOT
04:00PM - 05:00PM T1-7: Security/Services T2-7: IOT

Presentation Duration
  • Invited talk: 25mins
  • Regular papers: 15mins

Tuesday, 8th January, 2019, 11:30AM – 01:00PM

T1-1: Security

Session Chair: Carlos Becker Westphall, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Room: GBR
Rational Mining Of Bitcoin
Soumen Pachal (TCS Innovation Labs, India); Sushmita Ruj (Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India)
Secure and Efficient Anonymous Authentication Protocol for Global Roaming Services
Prasanta Kumar Roy and Ansuman Bhattacharya (Indian Institute of Technology (ISM) Dhanbad, India)
A Deep-Learning Enabled Traffic Analysis Engine for Video Source Identification
Yan Shi and Subir Biswas (Michigan State University, USA)
(Invited Talk) From Paper to Production: Privacy Compliance Systems at Scale
Saikat Guha (Microsoft Research, India)

T2-1: Wireless: 802.11, 5G

Session Chair: Archan Misra, Singapore Management University, Singapore
Room: GBR
(Invited Talk) Ultra Low Power Sensor Networks for Next Generation Wildlife Monitoring
Falko Dressler (University of Paderborn, Germany)
Learning Based Adaptive Fair QoS in IEEE 802.11ac Access Networks
Raja Karmakar (Techno India College of Technology, India); Samiran Chattopadhyay (Jadavpur University, India); Sandip Chakraborty (Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur & CSE, India)
A pseudo-dynamic scheme for mixed unicast and multicast traffic scheduling in IEEE 802.11 WLAN
Dhrubajyoti Bhaumick and Sasthi C. Ghosh (Indian Statistical Institute, India)
An optimal multi-channel coordination scheme for IEEE 802.11p based Vehicular Adhoc Networks (VANETs)
Antonysamy Justin Gopinath and B Nithya (National Institute of Technology, India)

Tuesday, 8th January, 2019, 04:00PM – 05:30PM

T2-2: Energy/IoT

Session Chair: Narayan Mandayam, Rutgers University, USA
Room: GBR
(Invited Talk) Title: Towards City-Scale Low-Power Wireless Internet
Swarun Kumar (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)
Energy Efficient Channel State Classification for Lifetime Enhancement of LPWA Networks
Chhayarith Heng Uy (Université Grenoble Alpes & Gipsa-Lab, CEA, Leti, France); Carolynn Bernier (CEA/Leti - Minatec, France); Sylvie Charbonnier (Gipsa-lab INPG-CNRS, France)
Efficient Management of Building Energy Resources
Kumar Saurav and Vijay Arya (IBM Research, India)
A feature-ranking framework for IoT device classification
Bharat Atul Desai (Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore); Dinil Mon Divakaran (Singtel, Singapore); Ido Nevat (TUMCREATE, Singapore); Gareth W. Peters (Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Mohan Gurusamy (National University of Singapore, Singapore)

Wednesday, 9th January, 2019, 11:00AM – 01:00PM

T1-3: Content Delivery and Social networks

Session Chair: Somali Chaterji, Purdue University, USA
Room: GBR
(Invited Talk) AI and the Changing Landscape of Privacy Notice and Choice
Kassem Fawaz (University of Wisconsin–Madison, USA)
On the potential of Google AMP to promote local content in developing regions
Amreesh Phokeer (University of Cape Town, South Africa & AFRINIC, Mauritius); Josiah Chavula (University of Cape Town, South Africa); Gareth Tyson (Queen Mary, University of London, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Arjuna Sathiaseelan (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Melissa Densmore (University of Cape Town, South Africa); Nick Feamster (Princeton University, USA); David L Johnson (University of Cape Town & Ammbr Research Labs South Africa, South Africa)
Representation Learning on Graphs by Integrating Content and Structure Information
Ayush Maheshwari and Ayush Goyal (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India); Amit Kumar (Adobe India, India); Manjesh K Hanawal and Ganesh Ramakrishnan (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India)
A Fast Parallel Genetic Algorithm Based Approach for Community Detection in Large Networks
Arnab Kumar Ghoshal (Shibpur Dinobundhoo Institution(College), India); Nabanita Das (Indian Statistical Institute, India)
SUB_ISO: A Scalable and Novel Approach for Subgraph Isomorphism Search in Large Graphs
Muhammad Abulaish (South Asian University, New Delhi, India); Zubair Ansari and Jahiruddin Jahiruddin (Jamia Millia Islamia (A Central University), India)
Analysing Real and Fake users in Facebook Network based on Emotions
Mudasir Wani (Jamia Millia Islamia, India)

T2-3: Cloud datacenter and services

Session Chair: Sandip Chakraborty, IIT Kharagpur, India
Room: GBR
ICON: Incast Congestion Control using Packet Pacing in Datacenter Networks
Hamed Rezaei, Muhammad Usama Chaudhry, Hamidreza Almasi and Balajee Vamanan (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA)
Cloud Functions for Fast and Robust Resource Auto-Scaling
Joe Novak, Sneha Kumar Kasera and Ryan Stutsman (University of Utah, USA)
Optimal VM Coalition Selection for Multi-Tier Applications Over Multi-Cloud Broker Environment
Sourav Kanti Addya (Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India); Anurag Satpathy (National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India); Sandip Chakraborty (Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur & CSE, India); Soumya K Ghosh (Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India)
OpenSnap: Collection of Globally Consistent Statistics in Software Defined Networks
Sandhya Rathee (Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani, India); Rahul Sharma and Piyush Kumar Jain (Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India); K Haribabu (BITS Pilani, India); Ashutosh Bhatia (Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India); Sundar Balasubramaniam (BITS Pilani, India)
Determining web service dependencies from limited TCP packets
Dhaval GirishKumar Shah (Researcher in TCS, India); Manoj Nambiar (Tata Consultancy Services & Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, India)
(Invited Talk) Data and Connectivity in the age of Mobile Edge
Giovanni Pau (Sorbonne Universite, France)

Wednesday, 9th January, 2019, 04:00PM – 05:00PM

T1-4: VLC and next gen networks

Session Chair: Akshay Uttama Nambi, Microsoft, India
Room: GBR
Improving Blockage Robustness in VLC Networks
Jona Beysens, Qing Wang and Sofie Pollin (KU Leuven, Belgium)
A Novel Architecture for Ultra-High-Speed Visible Light Communication
MD Rashed Rahman, S M Towhidul Islam and Ashwin Ashok (Georgia State University, USA)
(Invited Talk) Ensuring Responsible Outcomes from Technology
Aaditeshwar Seth (IIT Delhi, India)

T2-4: Network Economics

Session Chair: Amit Saha, CISCO, India
Room: GBR
On the Economics of Network Interconnections and Net Neutrality
D. Manjunath (IIT Bombay, India); Sravan Patchala (Indian Institute of Technolofgy, Bombay, India); Changhee Joo (UNIST, Korea); Seunghyun Lee (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Korea)
ISP's Pricing Strategy: Advance vs Simultaneous
Rohit Tripathi (Indian Institute of Information Technology Guwahati, India)
Pricing in Ride Sharing Platforms: Static vs Dynamic Strategies
Vivek Nagraj Pandit (IIT Bombay, India); Mandar K Datar (INRIA & LIA University of Avignon and the Pays de Vaucluse, France); Manjesh K Hanawal and Sharayu Moharir (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India)

Thursday, 10th January, 2019, 11:30AM – 01:00PM

T1-5: Video/Streaming

Session Chair: Srinivasan Iyengar, Microsoft Research, India
Room: GBR
(Invited Talk) Thoreau: A fully-buried wireless underground sensor network in an urban environment
Monisha Ghosh (University of Chicago, USA)
Efficient Data usage and Saving while Streaming Video
Om Prakash and Prasenjit Chakraborty (Samsung Research India, Bangalore, India); Shweta Aggarwal (Software Engineer, India)
Optimized Adaptive Streaming with Intelligent Network Awareness
Prasenjit Chakraborty (Samsung Research India, Bangalore, India); Shweta Aggarwal (Software Engineer, India); Om Prakash (Samsung Research India, Bangalore, India)
Traffic Splitting for End-to-end Delay Jitter Control in Uplink Multi-Access Systems
Megha Sahu (Indian Institute of Technology Bhilai, India); Snigdha Damle (IIT Bhilai, India); Arzad Kherani (Indian Institute of Technology, Bhilai, India)

T2-5: Wireless 2: Spectrum

Session Chair: Sayandeep Sen, IBM Research, India
Room: GBR
An adaptive threshold energy detection mechanism using GNU Radio on USRP
Avinash Reddy Avuthu (MNIT, Jaipur, India); Ramesh Babu Battula (Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur, India); Dinesh Gopalani (MNIT Jaipur, India); Chaithanya Kurra (MNIT, India)
SNR Wall Under Different Scenarios for Cooperative Spectrum Sensing using GED
Kamal Captain (Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, India); Manjunath V. Joshi (DA-IICT, India)
Routing, Modulation and Spectrum Assignment using an AI based Algorithm
Varsha Lohani (IIT Kanpur, India); Yatindra Nath Singh (Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India); Anjali Sharma (IIT Kanpur, India)
(Invited Talk) Boundless Virtual and Augmented Reality over 5G
Ajit Rao (Qualcomm, India)

Thursday, 10th January, 2019, 02:00PM – 03:30PM

T1-6: Wireless 3

Session Chair: Antony Franklin, IIT Hyderabad, India
Room: GBR
Capacity Analysis of a Narrowband Powerline Communication Channel Under Impulsive Noise
Roopesh Ramesh, Sushma Bs and Sanjeev Gurugopinath (PES University, India); Muralishankar R (CMR Institute of Technology, India)
Optimizing Fading-Averaged Bandwidth Efficiency of Underlay Cognitive Radio System by Transmit Power Adaptation
Anubhav Sachan (BITS Pilani, India); Rakshith S (BITS Pilani, Rajasthan, India); B. Sainath (BITS Pilani, India)
Throughput Improvement in Hybrid MIMO Cognitive Radio Using Simultaneous Narrowband and Wideband System
Chetna Singhal (Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India); Vinayak Patil (IIT Kharagpur, India)
Iris: A Directional MAC Protocol with Applications to Millimeter-Wave Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks
Bharadwaj Satchidanandan, Venkata Siva Santosh Ganji and P R Kumar (Texas A&M University, USA)
User Driven Dynamic Frequency Scaling for Power-Aware Mobile Cloud Terminals
Suchintan Mishra (National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India); Manmath Narayan Sahoo (National Institute of Technology Rourkela, India); Sambit Bakshi (National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India)
Dynamic Load Balancing across Multi-radio Access Bearers in 5G
Narasimman Subburayalu (Samsung R&D India - Bangalore, India); Sridharan Natarajan (Samsung Research Institute Bangalore & IIITB, India); Debabrata Das (International Institute of Information Technology - Bangalore, India)

T2-6: IOT

Session Chair: Prasant Misra, TCS Research & Innovation, India
Room: GBR
(Invited Talk) Deriving application level intelligence from network flows in a cloud environment
Giridhar Yasa (Flipkart, India)
Privacy-Aware Peak Load Reduction in Smart Homes
Aarushi Sarbhai, Jacobus Van der Merwe and Sneha Kumar Kasera (University of Utah, USA)
Analysis of a Novel Beacon Placement Strategy for 3D Localization in Indoor Spaces
Ravi Sharma (Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur, India); Venkataramana Badarla (Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati, India)
A Novel Network Architecture for Resource-Constrained Post-Disaster Environments
Krishnandu Hazra (National Institute of Technology Durgapur, India); Vijay K. Shah (University of Kentucky, USA); Mohd Bilal (National Institute of Technology, India); Simone Silvestri (University of Kentucky, USA); Sajal K. Das (Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA); Subrata Nandi (National Institute of Technology, Durgapur, India); Sujoy Saha (National Institute of Technology, India)

Thursday, 10th January, 2019, 04:00PM – 05:00PM

T1-7: Security/Services

Session Chair: Saikat Guha, Microsoft Research, India
Room: GBR
A Performance Evaluation Framework for New Generation of Service Replication Schemes
Nandan Banerji (National Institute of Technology Durgapur, India); Bikash Choudhury (NIT DURGAPUR, India); Subhrabrata Choudhury (National Institute of Technology Durgapur, India)
An extensible evaluation system for DoS research
Nik Sultana, Shilpi Bose and Boon Thau Loo (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
A Comparison of Machine Learning Attributes for Detecting Malicious Websites
Amit Kumar Singh (Birla Institute of Technology, Pilani, India); Navneet Goyal (BITS-Pilani, India)
Factor Graph-based Message Passing Technique for Distributed Resource Allocation in 5G Networks
Rishabh Singhal (Indian Institute of Technology Patna, India); Ajay Pratap (Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA); Rajiv Misra (Indian Institute of Technology Patna & IIT Patna, India); Sajal K. Das (Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA)

T2-7: IOT

Session Chair: Mahima Agumbe Suresh, San Jose State University, USA
Room: GBR
Mutual Authentication for IoT in the Context of Fog Computing
Leandro Loffi, Carla Merkle Westphall, Lukas Grüdtner and Carlos Becker Westphall (Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil)
Towards an Open Testbed for Tactile Cyber Physical Systems
Kurian Polachan (Indian Institute of Science, India); T Venkata Prabhakar (IISc, India); Chandramani Singh (Indian Institute of Science, India); Fernando A. Kuipers (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands)
PlumeWalk: Towards Threat Provenance Localization for IoT Networks
Aditya Ahuja and Himanshu Gandhi (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India); Rajeev Shorey (TCS Innovation Lab, India); Devadatta Kulkarni and Jeffrey Tew (TCS Innovation Labs, USA)