TRACK 1: MOBILITY

The Mobility Track will focus on the new approaches, technologies, architectures and applications in the areas of mobile computing and wireless networking and will address topics related their performance, configuration, cross-layer approaches, scalability, resilience and survivability; offering the opportunity for a more focused exchange of ideas and presentation of on-going research relevant to these areas.

Solicited contributions concern (but are not limited to) the following topics:

  • Mobile 3G, 4G, LTE (Long Term Evolution), convergence (IMS, etc.)
  • WiMAX, WLAN, DVB, WiFi
  • PAN, BAN, WSN, UWB
  • Wireless MAC protocols
  • Media sensor and ad hoc networks
  • Self-organizing of wireless networks
  • Mesh networks and autonomic systems
  • Optical networks and switching (new generation SDH, OTN)
  • Satellite Systems
  • Vehicular Communication Technologies and Systems
  • Mobility management and Handover
  • Scheduling Techniques for Wireless Systems
  • Routing, QoS and scheduling
  • Resource allocation management
  • Analysis, simulation, measurement and performance evaluation
  • Cross-layer network design and optimization
  • Cognitive radio and smart antenna
  • Testbed experiments, Mobile/Wireless
  • Applications and Services
  • Wireless and mobile multimedia systems
  • Integration of heterogeneous mobile, wireless and wireline networks
  • Mobility, location and handoff management
  • Wireless services and middleware platforms

TRACK CHAIRS

Program co–chairs: Pascal Lorenz – University of Haute Alsace, France
  Joel Rodrigues – Institute of Telecommunications, Portugal
Publicity chair Amr El-Kadi – AUC, Egypt

COMMITTEE PROGRAM

Akshai Aggarwal University of Windsor, Canade
Farid Ahmed Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, USA
Wessam Ajib University of Quebec at Montreal, Canada
Ozgur Akan Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Supavadee Aramvith Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Stefano Avallone University of Naples, Italy
Kumar Balachandran Ericsson Inc., USA
Mohammad Banat Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan
Muneer Bani Yassein University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
Azzedine Boukerche Univ. of Ottawa, Canada
Matteo Cesana Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Haidar Chamas Verizon Communications, USA
Hakima Chaouchi INT, France
Periklis Chatzimisios University of Macedonia, Greece
Yu Chen State University of New York - Binghamton, USA
Bruno Crispo Universita di Trento, Italy
Floriano De Rango University of Calabria, Italy
Mieso Denko University of Guelph, Canada
van Thuan Do Linus AS, Norway
Magda El Zarki University of California at Irvine, USA
Farid Farahmand Sonoma State University, USA
Stephan Flake Orga Systems GmbH, Germany
Giulio Galante Consultant at Nokia Siemens Networks, Italy
Abdelhak Gueroui University of Versailles, France
Lajos Hanzo University of Southampton, United Kingdom
Ayman Hassan Benha university, Egypt
Chih-Hao Huang City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Sabira Khatun Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Maryline Laurent-Maknavicius Institut TELECOM, TELECOM & Management SudParis, France
Frank Li USC Upstate ,USA
Shiguo Lian France Telecom R&D Beijing, China
Natarajan Meghanathan Jackson State University, USA
Tommaso Melodia State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
José-Marcos Nogueira Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Alessandro Nordio Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Santosh Pandey Cisco Systems Inc, USA
Mario Proença Jr. State University of Londrina, Brazil
Daniel Rodellar Swisscom, Switzerland
Haidar Safa American University of Beirut, Lebanon
Christian Schindelhauer University of Freiburg, Germany
Winston Seah Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Jorge Silva University of Coimbra, Portugal
Wanqing Tu Glyndwr University, United Kingdom
Binod Vaidya Tribhuvan University, Nepal
Thomas Walter DoCoMo Euro-Lab, Germany
Jianping Wang City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Yong Wang Calient Networks, USA
Qin Xin Simula Research Laboratory, Norway
Seong-Moo Yoo Univ. of Alabama-Huntsville, USA