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Conference Program

The presentation facilities available are: overhead projector and portable PC projector. A portable PC equipped with Acrobat Reader, and USB for USB key will be provided by the symposium organization for the presentation, upon request.

All speakers are kindly invited to contact their respective session chair before the session start, with a short written speaker-bio information.

Please note that presentations are scheduled for 25 minutes (questions included) for regular papers.

The speaker's name is in bold.

Technical Program Schedule

November 5th, 2015

  • 8:30 - Registration opens

  • 9:00-10:00 - Keynote: Optimizing HTTP-Based Adaptive Streaming in Vehicular Environment using Markov Decision Process, Prof. Salil Kanhere. The University of New South Wales. Sydney, Australia

  • 10:00-10:30 - Coffee Break

  • 10:30-10:45 - Opening ceremony - Welcome addressed by TPC and GC Chairs

  • 10:45-12:45 - Session 1: Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks. Chairsession: August Betzler.

    • Reducing duplicate packets in unicast VANET communications
      Luis Urquiza Aguiar (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain), Carolina Tripp-Barba (Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa, Mexico) and Angel Romero Muir (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain).

    • Vehicular Cloud: Stochastic Analysis of Computing Resources in a Road Segment
      Tao Zhang (University of Ottawa, Canada), Robson De Grande (University of Ottawa, Canada) and Azzedine Boukerche (University of Ottawa, Canada).

    • Understanding Interactions in Vehicular Networks Through Taxi Mobility
      Felipe Domingos Da Cunha (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil), Davidysson A. Alvarenga (PUC MINAS, Brazil), Aline C. Viana (INRIA, France), Raquel A. F. Mini (PUC MINAS, Brazil) and Antonio A. F. Loureiro (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil).

    • DISCOVER: a unified protocol for data dissemination and collection in VANETs
      Ion Turcanu (University of Rome Sapienza, Italy), Pierpaolo Salvo (University of Rome Sapienza, Italy), Andrea Baiocchi (University of Rome Sapienza, Italy) and Francesca Cuomo (University of Rome Sapienza, Italy).

  • 12:45-13:45 - Lunch

  • 14:00-16:00 - Posters/Demos Sessions & Panel/Discussion

  • 16:00-16:30 - Coffee Break

November 6th, 2015

  • 8:00 - Registration opens

  • 8:30-10:00 - Session 2: Vehicular and Mobile Ad Hoc Networks. Chairsession: Martha Cecilia Paredes.

    • Performance evaluation of OPS-SAP PAPR reduction technique in OFDM systems in a wireless vehicular context
      Martha Cecilia Paredes ( Escuela Politécnica Nacional, Ecuador) and María Julia Fernández-Getino García (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain).

    • Mechanisms for Improving the Scalable Video Streaming in Mobile Ad hoc Networks
      Wilder Eduardo Castellanos (Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain), Paola Guzmán(Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain), Pau Arce and Juan C. Guerri (Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain).

    • Heuristic Methods in Geographical Routing Protocols for VANETs
      Luis Urquiza-Aguiar (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya), Daniel Almeida (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya), Carolina Tripp-Barba (Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa, Mexico) and Mónica Aguilar Igartua (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya).

  • 10:00-10:30 - Coffee Break

  • 10:30-12:30 - Session 3: Wireless Ad Hoc Networks in Smart Cities. Chairsession: Luis Urquiza Aguiar.

    • Congestion Control Mechanisms for Unreliable CoAP Communications
      August Betzler (I2CAT, Spain), Carles Gomez (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain) and Ilker Demirkol (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain).

    • Taking Benefit from the User Density in Large Cities for Delivering SMS
      Yannick Léo (ENS de Lyon, France), Carlos Sarraute (Grandata labs, Argentina), Anthony Busson (UCB Lyon, France) and Eric Fleury (ENS de Lyon, France)

    • Comparison of Application and Network Layer Name Resolution in Mobile Ad hoc Networks
      Sebastian Schellenberg (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany), Silvia Krug (Technische Universität Ilmenau, Germany), Juergen Eckert (University of Erlangen, Germany) and Jochen Seitz (Technische Universität Ilmenau, Germany).

    • Large-Scale Performance Evaluation of the IETF Internet of Things Protocol Suite for Smart City Solutions
      Javier Isern (Urbiotica, Spain), August Betzler (I2CAT, Spain), Carles Gomez (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain), Ilker Demirkol (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain) and Josep Paradells (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain).

  • 12:30-13:30 - Lunch Break

  • 13:30-15:30 - Session 4: Heterogeneous Ad Hoc Networks. Chairsession: Mahmood Salehi.

    • Revisiting the characterization and the modeling of user impatience in ubiquitous networks
      Bruno Baynat (Sorbonne Universite, France), Marion Vasseur (Sorbonne Universite, France) and Thiago Abreu (Sorbonne Universite, France).

    • On the Effect of Black-hole Attack on Opportunistic Routing Protocols
      Mahmood Salehi (University of Ottawa, Canada), Amir Darehshoorzadeh (University of Ottawa, Canada) and Azzedine Boukerche (University of Ottawa, Canada).

    • Performance evaluation of data aggregation functions using Markov Decision Processes
      Jin Cui(INSA Lyon, France), Khaled Boussetta (Université de Paris, France) and Fabrice Valois (INSA Lyon, France)

    • Development and Evaluation of a High-Speed Simulator for Wireless Sensor Network Protocols using GPGPU
      Hiroaki Nose (Nagano Prefectural Institute of Technology, Japan), Saori Nakajyo (Naganoken Kyodo Densan Co, Japan), Hikohumi Suzuki (Shinshu University, Japan) and Yasushi Fuwa (Shinshu University, Japan).

  • 15:30-15:45 - Closing and Final Remarks

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