4th  Workshop on  Applications and Services in Wireless Networks 

Boston University

Boston, Massachusetts, USA

August 8-11, 2004







Call for Papers


Camera-ready Instructions







Sunday, August 8, 2004

08:30 - 12:00  Tutorial A (half day): Integrated Public Wireless Networks
                          Milind M. Buddhikot (Bell Labs)

01:30 - 05:00  Tutorial B (half day): Security in Public Wireless Networks
                          Milind M. Buddhikot (Bell Labs)


Monday, August 9, 2004

08:30 - 08:50  Welcome
                          Ibrahim Matta and Azer Bestavros (Boston University)

08:50 - 09:50  Keynote Speech: Showstoppers for Sensors
                         Andrew Campbell, Columbia University

09:50 - 10:20  Coffee break

10:20 - 12:00  Session 1: Resource Discovery and Management
                     Chair: Wendi Heinzelman, University of Rochester

bulletSearching Strategy for Multi-target Discovery in Wireless Networks
Zhao Cheng and Wendi B Heinzelman (University of Rochester)
bulletUsing Behavior Templates To Design Remotely Executing Agents for
Wireless Clients

Eugene Hung and Joseph Pasquale (University of California, San Diego)
bulletReplicated Client-Server Execution to Overcome Unpredictability in
Mobile Environment

Chuang-Wen You and Hao-hua Chu (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)

Resource-controlled Remote Execution to Enhance Wireless
Network Applications

Travis Newhouse and Joseph Pasquale (U. of California, San Diego)

12:00 - 01:30  Lunch

01:30 - 3:10  Session 2: Security and Accounting
                   Chair: Peter Langendoerfer, IHP, Germany

bulletEAP-TLS Smarcards, from Dream to Reality
Pascal Urien and Mohamed Badra (ENST, France), and Mesmin Danjinou
(Université de Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso)
bulletEnabling Secure Third Party Control on Wireless Home Networks
Ahmed Meddahi (ENIC, France), Khaled Masmoudi, Hossam Afifi and
Abdallah M`hamed (Institut National des Télécommunications, France),
and I. Hajjeh (ENST, France)
bulletA Lightweight Statistical Authentication Protocol for Access Control
in Wireless LANs

Haoli Wang, Joel Cardo, and Yong Guan (Iowa State University)
bulletLiveliness Evaluation of a Cooperation and Accounting Strategy in
Hybrid Networks

Attila Weyland, Thomas Staub, and Torsten Braun (University of Bern,

03:10 - 03:40  Coffee break

03:40 - 04:55  Session 3: Performance Modeling and Evaluation
                     Chair: Azer Bestavros, Boston University

bulletEvaluation of 802.11a for Streaming Data in Ad-hoc Networks
Samip Bararia, Shahram Ghandeharizadeh, and Shyam Kapadia
(University of Southern California)
bulletEnhancing IEEE 802.11 MAC in Congested Environments
Imad Aad, Qiang Ni, Chadi Barakat, and Thierry Turletti (INRIA, France)
bulletPerformance Evaluation of 3G CDMA Networks with Antenna Arrays
D. J. Shyy (MITRE), Jin Yu and Yu-Dong Yao (Stevens Institute of


Tuesday, August 10, 2004

09:00 - 09:45  Invited Talk: Sensor Networks for Emergency Medical Care
                         Matt Welsh, Harvard University

09:45 - 10:15 Coffee break

10:15 - 11:30  Session 4: Scheduling and Clustering
                     Chair: Victor Leung, University of British Columbia, Canada

bulletBalanced-energy Sleep Scheduling Scheme for High Density
Cluster-based Sensor Networks

Jing Deng (Syracuse University), Yunghsiang S. Han (National Chi Nan
University, Taiwan), Wendi B. Heinzelman (University of Rochester), and
Pramod K. Varshney (Syracuse University)

BlueScouts - A Scatternet Formation Protocol Based on
Mobile Agents

Sergio Gonzalez-Valenzuela, Son T. Vuong, and Victor C. M. Leung
(University of British Columbia, Canada)

bulletEnabling Secure Ad-hoc Group Collaboration over Bluetooth

Somil Asthana (State U. at New York), and Dimitris N. Kalofonos (Nokia)

11:30 - 12:20  Session 5: Overlay and P2P Services
                     Chair: John Byers, Boston University

bulletDesign and Evaluation of Scalable Ubiquitous Discovery System
Tomohiro Nakagawa, Takashi Yoshikawa, Ken Ohta,
Hiroshi Inamura, Shoji Kurakake (NTT DoCoMo, Japan)
bulletImproving Delivery Ratios for Application Layer Multicast in
Mobile Ad-hoc Networks

Peter Baumung, Martina Zitterbart, and Kendy Kutzner
(University of Karlsruhe, Germany)

12:20 - 01:50  Lunch

01:50 - 03:20  Panel: Advances in Wireless Networks, Applications and Services:
                                Current Status, Future Trends and Challenges

                        Djamal Zeghlache, Institut National des T
élécommunications, France
                     Stefan Arbanowski, Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany
                     Dimitris Kalofonos, Nokia Research, USA
                     Wendi Heinzelman, University of Rochester, USA
                     Hussein Abouzeid, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
                     Peter Langendoerfer, IHP, Germany

03:20 - 03:50  Coffee break

03:50 -  05:05  Session 6: Multimedia Transport
                      Chair: Joseph Pasquale, University of California, San Diego

bulletAllowing Errors in Speech over Wireless LANs
Ian Chakeres, Hui Dong, Elizabeth Belding-Royer, Allen Gersho, and
Jerry Gibson (University of California, Santa Barbara)
bulletEnergy Efficient Distributed JPEG2000 Image Compression in
Multihop Wireless Networks

Huaming Wu, and Alhussein A. Abouzeid
(Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
bulletA Multi-Path Error Control Mechanism for Interactive Video in
Mobile Wireless Networks

Ahmed Abd El Al, Tarek Saadawi, and Myung Lee (City U. of New York)

05:30  Social Event: Dinner Cruise


Wednesday, August 11, 2004

09:00 - 10:40  Session 7: Routing and Mobility
                     Chair: Hossam Afifi,  Institut National des Télécommunications, France

bulletConfigurable Software-based Edge Router Architecture
Wajdi Louati, Badii Jouaber, and Djamal Zeghlache
(Institut National des Télécommunications, France)
bulletA Multicast Protocol for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks Using
Location Information

Habib Ammari, and Hesham El-Rewini (Southern Methodist University)
bulletNetwork Selection for Public WLANs
Farooq Bari (AT&T Wireless), and Farid Adrangi (Intel)
bulletMIRON: MIPv6 Route Optimization for NEMO
Carlos Jesús Bernardos, Marcelo Bagnulo, and María Calderón
(Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain)

10:40 - 11:10  Coffee break

11:10 - 12:50  Session 8: Distributed and Middleware Services
Olaf Droegehorn, University of Kassel

bulletPLASMADS: Smart Mobiles Meet Intelligent Environments
Peter Langendoerfer (IHP, Germany), Henning Maass and
Thomas Falck (Philips Research, Germany)
bulletAmbient Aware Information Delivery for Beyond 3G Systems
Stephan Steglich (Technical University Berlin, Germany),
Christian Räck and Stefan Arbanowski (Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany)
bulletA Flexible Architecture for Customizing Web Streams for
Wireless Clients

Jesse Steinberg, and Joseph Pasquale (U. of California, San Diego)
bulletDesigning an NFS-based Mobile Distributed File System for
Ephemeral Sharing in Proximity Networks

Nikolaos Michalakis (New York U.), and Dimitris N. Kalofonos (Nokia)

12:50 - 03:00  Networking Reception: Lunch / Poster Session / Industry Showcase

                     Invited Talk: The Future of All-IP Broadband Wireless Mobile Networks
                         Firas AbiNassif,
Founding Engineer of Airvana, Inc.