IFIP TC6 Open Digital Library

Networking 2007: Atlanta, GA, USA

NETWORKING 2007. Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks, Wireless Networks, Next Generation Internet, 6th International IFIP-TC6 Networking Conference, Atlanta, GA, USA, May 14-18, 2007, Proceedings

Ian F. Akyildiz, Raghupathy Sivakumar, Eylem Ekici, Jaudelice Cavalcante de Oliveira, Janise McNair

Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4479, ISBN: 978-3-540-72605-0


Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks

AHS - Connectivity and Coverage

On the Resilient Overlay Topology Formation in Multi-hop Wireless Networks.

Fei Xing, Wenye Wang


Placing and Maintaining a Core Node in Wireless Ad Hoc Sensor Networks.

Amit Dvir, Michael Segal


Flooding Speed in Wireless Multihop Networks with Randomized Beamforming.

Vasil Mizorov, Jörg Widmer, Robert Vilzmann, Petri Mähönen


AHS - Scheduling and Resource Allocation

Power Amplifier Characteristic-Aware Energy-Efficient Transmission Strategy.

Kwanghun Han, Youngkyu Choi, Sunghyun Choi, Youngwoo Kwon


Energy Efficient Throughput Optimization in Multi-hop Wireless Networks.

Dan Xu, Xin Liu


Election Based Hybrid Channel Access.

Xin Wang 0005, J. J. Garcia-Luna-Aceves


Asynchronous Data Aggregation for Real-Time Monitoring in Sensor Networks.

Jie Feng, Derek L. Eager, Dwight J. Makaroff


AHS - Mobility and Location Awareness

A Novel Agent-Based User-Network Communication Model in Wireless Sensor Networks.

Sang-Sik Kim, Aesoon Park


Realistic Mobility and Propagation Framework for MANET Simulations.

Mesut Günes, Martin Wenig, Alexander Zimmermann


Localization for Large-Scale Underwater Sensor Networks.

Robert Zhong Zhou, Jun-Hong Cui, Shengli Zhou


Location-Unaware Sensing Range Assignment in Sensor Networks.

Ossama Younis, Srinivasan Ramasubramanian, Marwan Krunz


AHS - Routing I

A Distributed Energy-Efficient Topology Control Routing for Mobile Wireless Sensor Networks.

Yan Ren, Bo Wang 0009, Sidong Zhang, Hongke Zhang


Integrated Clustering and Routing Strategies for Large Scale Sensor Networks.

Ataul Bari, Arunita Jaekel, Subir Bandyopadhyay


On-Demand Routing in Disrupted Environments.

Jay Boice, J. J. Garcia-Luna-Aceves, Katia Obraczka


Delivery Guarantees in Predictable Disruption Tolerant Networks.

Jean-Marc François, Guy Leduc


AHS - Routing II

PWave: A Multi-source Multi-sink Anycast Routing Framework for Wireless Sensor Networks.

Haiyang Liu, Zhi-Li Zhang, Jaideep Srivastava, Victor Firoiu


Simple Models for the Performance Evaluation of a Class of Two-Hop Relay Protocols.

Ahmad Al Hanbali, Arzad Alam Kherani, Philippe Nain


Maximum Energy Welfare Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks.

Changsoo Ok, Prasenjit Mitra, Seokcheon Lee, Soundar R. T. Kumara


Analysis of Location Privacy/Energy Efficiency Tradeoffs in Wireless Sensor Networks.

Sergio Armenia, Giacomo Morabito, Sergio Palazzo


Efficient Error Recovery Using Network Coding in Underwater Sensor Networks.

Zheng Guo, Bing Wang, Jun-Hong Cui


AHS - Key Management

Key Predistribution Schemes for Sensor Networks for Continuous Deployment Scenario.

Abdülhakim Ünlü, Önsel Armagan, Albert Levi, Erkay Savas, Özgür Erçetin


Using Auxiliary Sensors for Pairwise Key Establishment in WSN.

Qi Dong, Donggang Liu


Privacy-Aware Multi-Context RFID Infrastructure Using Public Key Cryptography.

Selim Volkan Kaya, Erkay Savas, Albert Levi, Özgür Erçetin


Wireless Networks

WiNet - Mesh Networks

Minimum Cost Configuration of Relay and Channel Infrastructure in Heterogeneous Wireless Mesh Networks.

Aaron So, Ben Liang


Optimization Models for the Radio Planning of Wireless Mesh Networks.

Edoardo Amaldi, Antonio Capone, Matteo Cesana, Federico Malucelli


Interference-Aware Multicasting in Wireless Mesh Networks.

Sudheendra Murthy, Abhishek Goswami, Arunabha Sen


Characterizing the Capacity Gain of Stream Control Scheduling in MIMO Wireless Mesh Networks.

Yue Wang 0003, Dah-Ming Chiu, John C. S. Lui


WiNet - Mobility

AP and MN-Centric Mobility Prediction: A Comparative Study Based on Wireless Traces.

Jean-Marc François, Guy Leduc


A Flexible and Distributed Home Agent Architecture for Mobile IPv6-Based Networks.

Albert Cabellos-Aparicio, Jordi Domingo-Pascual


Using PANA for Mobile IPv6 Bootstrapping.

Julien Bournelle, Jean Michel Combes, Maryline Laurent-Maknavicius, Sondes Larafa


Detecting 802.11 Wireless Hosts from Remote Passive Observations.

Valeria Baiamonte, Konstantina Papagiannaki, Gianluca Iannaccone


WiNet - TCP

A Scheme for Enhancing TCP Fairness and Throughput in IEEE 802.11 WLANs.

Eun-Jong Lee, Hyung-Taig Lim, Seung-Joon Seok, Chul-Hee Kang


TCP NJ+: Packet Loss Differentiated Transmission Mechanism Robust to High BER Environments.

Jungrae Kim, Jahwan Koo, Hyunseung Choo


TCP WestwoodVT: A Novel Technique for Discriminating the Cause of Packet Loss in Wireless Networks.

Jahwan Koo, Sung-Gon Mun, Hyunseung Choo


Modeling TCP in a Multi-rate Multi-user CDMA System.

Majid Ghaderi, Ashwin Sridharan, Hui Zang, Donald F. Towsley, Rene L. Cruz


WiNet - MAC Performance

IEEE 802.11b Cooperative Protocols: A Performance Study.

Niraj Agarwal, Divya ChanneGowda, Lakshmi Narasimhan Kannan, Marco Tacca, Andrea Fumagalli


It Is Better to Give Than to Receive - Implications of Cooperation in a Real Environment.

Thanasis Korakis, Zhifeng Tao, Salik Makda, Boris Gitelman, Shivendra S. Panwar


Modeling Approximations for an IEEE 802.11 WLAN Under Poisson MAC-Level Arrivals.

Ioannis Z. Koukoutsidis, Vasilios A. Siris


Performance and Equilibrium Analysis of Heterogeneous IEEE 802.11 Based WLANs.

Hao Zhu


Exploring a New Approach to Collision Avoidance in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks.

Jun Peng, Liang Cheng


WiNet - Scheduling and Resource Allocation

Video Rate Adaptation and Scheduling in Multi-rate Wireless Networks.

Sourav Pal, Sumantra R. Kundu, Amin R. Mazloom, Sajal K. Das


On Scheduling and Interference Coordination Policies for Multicell OFDMA Networks.

Gábor Fodor


Distributed Uplink Scheduling in CDMA Networks.

Ashwin Sridharan, Ramesh Subbaraman, Roch Guérin


Resource Allocation in DVB-RCS Satellite Systems.

André-Luc Beylot, Riadh Dhaou, Cédric Baudoin


WiNet - Miscellaneous

Enhanced Downlink Capacity in UMTS Supported by Direct Mobile-to-Mobile Data Transfer.

Larissa Popova, Thomas Herpel, Wolfgang Koch


Impact of Technology Overlap in Next-Generation Wireless Heterogeneous Systems.

Ahmed H. Zahran, Ben Liang, Aladdin Saleh


An On-Line Measurement-Based Admission Control for VBR Video Traffic in Wireless Multimedia Home Networks.

Yi-Hsien Tseng, Eric Hsiao-Kuang Wu, Gen-Huey Chen


On Event Signal Reconstruction in Wireless Sensor Networks.

Baris Atakan, Özgür B. Akan


Next Generation Internet

NGI -Content Distribution

Peer-Assisted On-Demand Streaming of Stored Media Using BitTorrent-Like Protocols.

Niklas Carlsson, Derek L. Eager


Multiple Identities in BitTorrent Networks.

Jin Sun, Anirban Banerjee, Michalis Faloutsos


Graph Based Modeling of P2P Streaming Systems.

Damiano Carra, Renato Lo Cigno, Ernst W. Biersack


Modeling Seed Scheduling Strategies in BitTorrent.

Pietro Michiardi, Krishna K. Ramachandran, Biplab Sikdar



Streaming Performance in Multiple-Tree-Based Overlays.

György Dán, Viktória Fodor, Ilias Chatzidrossos


Path Selection Using Available Bandwidth Estimation in Overlay-Based Video Streaming.

Manish Jain, Constantine Dovrolis


Fundamental Tradeoffs in Distributed Algorithms for Rate Adaptive Multimedia Streams.

Vilas Veeraraghavan, Steven Weber


Optimal Policies for Playing Buffered Media Streams.

Steven Weber



Non-parametric and Self-tuning Measurement-Based Admission Control.

Thomas Michael Bohnert, Edmundo Monteiro, Yevgeni Koucheryavy, Dmitri Moltchanov


Optimal Rate Allocation in Overlay Content Distribution.

Chuan Wu, Baochun Li


SLA Adaptation for Service Overlay Networks.

Con Tran, Zbigniew Dziong, Michal Pióro


NGI - Topology Design

Virtual Private Network to Spanning Tree Mapping.

Yannick Brehon, Daniel Kofman, Augusto Casaca


Optimal Topology Design for Overlay Networks.

Mina Kamel, Caterina M. Scoglio, Todd Easton


Construction of a Proxy-Based Overlay Skeleton Tree for Large-Scale Real-Time Group Communications.

Jun Guo, Sanjay Jha


Increasing the Coverage of a Cooperative Internet Topology Discovery Algorithm.

Benoit Donnet, Bradley Huffaker, Timur Friedman, Kimberly C. Claffy


NGI - Routing I

Robust IP Link Costs for Multilayer Resilience.

Michael Menth, Matthias Hartmann, Rüdiger Martin


Integer SPM: Intelligent Path Selection for Resilient Networks.

Rüdiger Martin, Michael Menth, Ulrich Spörlein


Beyond Centrality - Classifying Topological Significance Using Backup Efficiency and Alternative Paths.

Yuval Shavitt, Yaron Singer


Incorporating Protection Mechanisms in the Dynamic Multi-layer Routing Schemes.

Anna Urra, Eusebi Calle, José-Luis Marzo, Pere Vilà


NGI - Routing II

Accelerated Packet Placement Architecture for Parallel Shared Memory Routers.

Brad Matthews, Itamar Elhanany, Vahid Tabatabaee


RSVP-TE Extensions to Provide Guarantee of Service to MPLS.

Francisco J. Rodríguez-Pérez, José-Luis González-Sánchez, Alfonso Gazo-Cervero


An Adaptive Management Approach to Resolving Policy Conflicts.

Selma Yilmaz, Ibrahim Matta


Reinforcement Learning-Based Load Shared Sequential Routing.

Fariba Heidari, Shie Mannor, Lorne Mason


NGI - Buffer Management

An Adaptive Neuron AQM for a Stable Internet.

Jinsheng Sun, Moshe Zukerman


Light-Weight Control of Non-responsive Traffic with Low Buffer Requirements.

Venkatesh Ramaswamy, Leticia Cuellar, Stephan Eidenbenz, Nicolas W. Hengartner, Christoph Ambühl, Birgitta Weber


The Effects of Fairness in Buffer Sizing.

Mei Wang, Yashar Ganjali


Time to Buffer Overflow in an MMPP Queue.

Andrzej Chydzinski


NGI - Miscellaneous

Fundamental Effects of Clustering on the Euclidean Embedding of Internet Hosts.

Sanghwan Lee, Zhi-Li Zhang, Sambit Sahu, Debanjan Saha, Mukund Srinivasan


A Multihoming Based IPv4/IPv6 Transition Approach.

Lizhong Xie, Jun Bi, Jianping Wu


Offline and Online Network Traffic Characterization.

Su Zhang, Mary K. Vernon


Catching IP Traffic Burstiness with a Lightweight Generator.

Chloé Rolland, Julien Ridoux, Bruno Baynat


NGI - Optical Networks

Importance of the Maturity of Photonic Component Industry on the Business Prospects of Optical Access Networks: A Techno-Economic Analysis.

Dimitris Varoutas, Thomas Kamalakis, Dimitris Katsianis, Thomas Sphicopoulos, Thomas Monath


The Token Based Switch: Per-Packet Access Authorisation to Optical Shortcuts.

Mihai-Lucian Cristea, Leon Gommans, Li Xu, Herbert Bos


Online Multicasting in WDM Networks with Shared Light Splitter Bank.

Yuzhen Liu, Weifa Liang


Evaluation of Optical Burst-Switching as a Multiservice Environment.

Pablo Jesús Argibay-Losada, Andrés Suárez-González, Manuel Fernández-Veiga, Raúl Fernando Rodríguez Rubio, Cándido López-García



The TCP Minimum RTO Revisited.

Ioannis Psaras, Vassilis Tsaoussidis


Improving XCP to Achieve Max-Min Fair Bandwidth Allocation.

Lei Zan, Xiaowei Yang


TCP Libra : Exploring RTT-Fairness for TCP.

Gustavo Marfia, Claudio E. Palazzi, Giovanni Pau, Mario Gerla, M. Y. Sanadidi, Marco Roccetti


Interactions of Intelligent Route Control with TCP Congestion Control.

Ruomei Gao, Dana Blair, Constantine Dovrolis, Monique Morrow, Ellen W. Zegura


NGI - Security

Fast and Scalable Classification of Structured Data in the Network.

Sumantra R. Kundu, Sourav Pal, Christoph L. Schuba, Sajal K. Das


An Efficient and Secure Event Signature (EASES) Protocol for Peer-to-Peer Massively Multiplayer Online Games.

Mo-Che Chan, Shun-Yun Hu, Jehn-Ruey Jiang


Unified Defense Against DDoS Attacks.

Muthusrinivasan Muthuprasanna, G. Manimaran, Zhengdao Wang


Integrity-Aware Bandwidth Guarding Approach in P2P Networks.

Wen-Hui Chiang, Ling-Jyh Chen, Cheng-Fu Chou


NGI - Network Measurement

Measuring Bandwidth Signatures of Network Paths.

Mradula Neginhal, Khaled Harfoush, Harry G. Perros


A Non-cooperative Active Measurement Technique for Estimating the Average and Variance of the One-Way Delay.

Antonio Augusto de Aragão Rocha, Rosa Maria Meri Leão, Edmundo de Souza e Silva


The P2P War: Someone Is Monitoring Your Activities!

Anirban Banerjee, Michalis Faloutsos, Laxmi N. Bhuyan


On-Line Predictive Load Shedding for Network Monitoring.

Pere Barlet-Ros, Diego Amores-López, Gianluca Iannaccone, Josep Sanjuàs-Cuxart, Josep Solé-Pareta


On the Schedulability of Measurement Conflict in Overlay Networks.

Mohammad Fraiwan, G. Manimaran


Poster Session

SEA-LABS: A Wireless Sensor Network for Sustained Monitoring of Coral Reefs.

Matt Bromage, Katia Obraczka, Donald Potts


Capacity-Fairness Performance of an Ad Hoc IEEE 802.11 WLAN with Noncooperative Stations.

Jerzy Konorski


Multi-rate Support for Network-Wide Broadcasting in MANETs.

Tolga Numanoglu, Wendi Rabiner Heinzelman, Bulent Tavli


BRD: Bilateral Route Discovery in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks.

Rendong Bai, Mukesh Singhal


Correction, Generalisation and Validation of the "Max-Min d-Cluster Formation Heuristic".

Alexandre Delye de Clauzade de Mazieux, Michel Marot, Monique Becker


Analytical Performance Evaluation of Distributed Multicast Algorithms for Directional Communications in WANETs.

Song Guo, Oliver W. W. Yang, Victor C. M. Leung


Beyond Proportional Fair: Designing Robust Wireless Schedulers.

Soshant Bali, Sridhar Machiraju, Hui Zang


A Voluntary Relaying MAC Protocol for Multi-rate Wireless Local Area Networks.

Jaeeun Na, Yeonkwon Jeong, Joongsoo Ma


Throughput Analysis Considering Capture Effect in IEEE 802.11 Networks.

Xiaohu Ge, Dong Yan, Yaoting Zhu


Performance Improvement of IEEE 802.15.4 Beacon-Enabled WPAN with Superframe Adaptation Via Traffic Indication.

Zeeshan Hameed Mir, Changsu Suh, Young-Bae Ko


Analysis of WLAN Traffic in the Wild.

Caleb T. Phillips, Suresh Singh


Enhanced Rate Adaptation Schemes with Collision Awareness.

Seongkwan Kim, Sunghyun Choi, Daji Qiao, Jongseok Kim


A Study of Performance Improvement in EAP.

Eun-Chul Cha, Hyoung-Kee Choi


Characterization of Ultra Wideband Channel in Data Centers.

Neha Udar, Krishna Kant, R. Viswanathan, D. Cheung


Evaluating Internal BGP Networks from the Data Plane.

Feng Zhao, Xicheng Lu, Baosheng Wang, Peidong Zhu


Performance of a Partially Shared Buffer with Correlated Arrivals.

Dieter Fiems, Bart Steyaert, Herwig Bruneel


Filter-Based RFD: Can We Stabilize Network Without Sacrificing Reachability Too Much?

Ke Zhang, Shyhtsun Felix Wu


Network Access in a Diversified Internet.

Michael Wilson, Fred Kuhns, Jonathan S. Turner


Outburst: Efficient Overlay Content Distribution with Rateless Codes.

Chuan Wu, Baochun Li


Adaptive Window-Tuning Algorithm for Efficient Bandwidth Allocation on EPON.

Sangho Lee, Tae-Jin Lee, Min Young Chung, Hyunseung Choo


Optical Burst Control Algorithm for Reducing the Effect of Congestion Reaction Delay.

Myungsik Yoo, Junho Hwang


Incremental Provision of QoS Discarding Non-feasible End-to-End Paths.

Alfonso Gazo-Cervero, José-Luis González-Sánchez, Francisco J. Rodríguez-Pérez


Enhancing Guaranteed Delays with Network Coding.

Ali Mahmino, Jérôme Lacan, Christian Fraboul


LPD Based Route Optimization in Nested Mobile Network.

Jungwook Song, Heemin Kim, Sunyoung Han, Bok-Gyu Joo


PIBUS: A Network Memory-Based Peer-to-Peer IO Buffering Service.

Yiming Zhang, Dongsheng Li, Rui Chu, Nong Xiao, Xicheng Lu


A Subgradient Optimization Approach to Inter-domain Routing in IP/MPLS Networks.

Artur Tomaszewski, Michal Pióro, Mateusz Dzida, Mariusz Mycek, Michal Zagozdzon


Cost-Based Approach to Access Selection and Vertical Handover Decision in Multi-access Networks.

Fanchun Jin, Hyeong-Ah Choi, Jae-Hoon Kim 0004, SeHyun Oh, JongTae Ihm, JungKyo Sohn, Hyeong In Choi