WoWMoM 2020

Technical Program

All times are in Irish Standard Time (IST, UTC+01:00)

Monday, 31st August


WoWMoM Workshops

Please see the workshops page for the technical programs.

Tuesday, 1st September

8.25 - 8.30 Welcome from General Chair

8:30-10:00 Session 1 - LoRaWAN
Chair: Dr. Phil Lundrigan, Brigham Young University, Utah, USA

Exploring the Use of Control Packets in LoRa Medium Access: a Scalability Analysis
Rui Fernandes (Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal); Rui Filipe Marques de Oliveira (Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal); Miguel Luis (Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa & Instituto de Telecomunicacoes, Portugal); Susana Sargento (Instituto de Telecomunicações, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal)

Lightweight Timeslot Scheduling Through Periodicity Detection for Increased Scalability of LoRaWAN
Joseph Finnegan and Ronan Farrell (Maynooth University, Ireland); Stephen Brown (National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland)

How to make Firmware Updates over LoRaWAN Possible
Khaled Q. Abdelfadeel (University College Cork, Ireland); Tom Farrell and David McDonald (Danalto Ltd., Ireland); Dirk Pesch (University College Cork, Ireland)

Short: Achieving energy efficiency in dense LoRaWANs through TDMA
Laurent Chasserat (LAAS-CNRS, Université de Toulouse, CNRS, UPS, France); Nicola Accettura (LAAS-CNRS, France); Pascal Berthou (CNRS/LAAS - Université de Toulouse, France)

10:00 - 10:30 Virtual Coffee Break

10.30 - 11.40 Session 2 - Network Applications I
Chair: Prof. Raja Jurdak, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Identifying highly influential travellers for spreading disease on a public transport system
Ahmad El Shoghri (University of New South Wales & Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Australia); Jessica Liebig (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Australia); Raja Jurdak (Queensland University of Technology & CSIRO, Australia); Lauren Gardner (Johns Hopkins University, USA); Salil S Kanhere (UNSW Sydney, Australia)

Data Storage and Sharing for Mobile Devices in Multi-region Edge Networks
João A. Silva, Pedro Vieira and Hervé M. Paulino (Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Portugal)

A Walk Down Memory Lane: On Storage Capacity in Opportunistic Content Sharing Systems
Gianluca Rizzo (HES SO Valais, Switzerland); Noelia Perez Palma (IMDEA Networks & University Carlos III, Spain); Vincenzo Mancuso (IMDEA Networks Institute, Spain); Marco G Ajmone Marsan (Politecnico di Torino & IMDEA Networks, Italy)

11:40 - 12:00 Virtual Coffee Break

12:00 - 13:00 PhD Symposium

PhD Forum

13:00 - 14:00 Virtual Lunch and N2Women event

14:00 - 15:30 Chairs Opening + Award + Keynote

Keynote 1: Prof. Ellen Zegura, Regents’ Professor and Fleming Endowed Professor, School of Computer Science, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA, USA

Bridging the Rural Digital Divide
Chair: Prof. Cormac Sreenan, University College Cork, Ireland

15:30- 16:00 Virtual Coffee Break

16:00 - 17:10 Session 3 - Security in IoT
Chair: Prof. Utz Roeding, University College Cork, Ireland

Evaluation of Feasibility and Impact of Attacks Against the 6top Protocol in 6TiSCH Networks
Gioele Carignani, Francesca Righetti and Carlo Vallati (University of Pisa, Italy); Marco Tiloca (RISE Research Institutes of Sweden, Sweden); Giuseppe Anastasi (University of Pisa, Italy)

DETECTIF: Unified Detection & Correction of IoT Faults in Smart Homes
Madhumita Mallick (Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India); Archan Misra (Singapore Management University, Singapore); Niloy Ganguly (Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India); Youngki Lee (Seoul National University, Singapore)

Towards Learning-automation IoT Attack Detection through Reinforcement Learning
Tianbo Gu (University of California, Davis, USA); Allaukik Abhishek (ARM Research, USA); Hao Fu, Huanle Zhang, Debraj Basu and Prasant Mohapatra (University of California, Davis, USA)

Wednesday, 2nd September

8:30-10:00 Session 4 - Radio Resource Management
Chair: Prof. Dirk Pesch, University College Cork, Ireland

HydraWave: Multi-Group Multicast Hybrid Precoding and Low-Latency Scheduling for Ubiquitous Industry 4.0 mmWave Communications
Luis F. Abanto-Leon (Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany); Matthias Hollick (Technische Universität Darmstadt & Secure Mobile Networking Lab, Germany); Gek Hong (Allyson) Sim (TU Darmstadt, Germany)

Dynamic Cell-Less Radio Access Network Meta-Scheduler for High System Capacity Increase
Christopher Merlhe (IRISA, France); Cedric Gueguen (University of Rennes 1 & CNRS, France)

CTC-CEM: Low-Latency Cross-Technology Channel Establishment with Multiple Nodes
Verónica Toro-Betancur (Aalto University, Finland); Suzan Bayhan (University of Twente, The Netherlands); Piotr Gawłowicz (Technische Universität Berlin, Germany); Mario Di Francesco (Aalto University, Finland)

Joint Relaying and Spatial Sharing Multicast Scheduling for mmWave Networks
Gek Hong (Allyson) Sim and Mahdi Mousavi (TU Darmstadt, Germany); Lin Wang (VU Amsterdam & TU Darmstadt, The Netherlands); Anja Klein (TU Darmstadt, Germany); Matthias Hollick (Technische Universität Darmstadt & Secure Mobile Networking Lab, Germany)

10:00 - 10:30 Virtual Coffee Break

10:30 - 11:40 Session 5 - Edge Computing
Chair: Dr. Claudio Ciconnetti, National Research Council, Italy

Edge-Assisted Resource Management for Data-Centric IoT Applications in Shared Sensor Networks
Simone Bolettieri and Raffaele Bruno (IIT-CNR, Italy)

Smart Contract-based Hierarchical Auction Mechanism for Edge Computing in Blockchain-empowered IoT
Hui Lin, Zetao Yang, Zicong Hong and Shenghui Li (Sun Yat-sen University, China); Chen Wuhui (Sun Yat-sen university, China)

Dynamic Scheduling for IoT Analytics at the Edge
Apostolos Galanopoulos (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland); Victor Valls (Yale University, USA); Douglas Leith and George Iosifidis (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland)

11:40 - 13:00 Poster and Demo Sessions



13:00 - 14:00 Virtual Lunch

14:00 - 15:00 Keynote

Keynote 2: Prof. Falko Dressler, Chair for Data Communications and Networking, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Technical University of Berlin, Germany

Cooperative Automated Driving: From CPS to Networking to Human Interaction
Chair: Prof. Cormac Sreenan, University College Cork, Ireland

15:00- 15:30 Virtual Coffee Break


Moderator: Prof. Sajal K. Das, Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA
  • Dr. Vijay Gopalakrishnan, AT&T Labs Research, USA
  • Prof. Lajos Hanzo, Southampton University, UK
  • Prof. Tommaso Melodia, Northeastern Univ., USA
  • Prof. Alex Sprintson, National Science Foundation, USA
  • Prof. Cormac Sreenan, University College Cork, Ireland
  • Dr. Mariya Zheleva, University of Albany, USA

Thursday, 3rd September

8:30 - 10:00 Session 6 - Network Analysis
Chair: Prof. Cormac Sreenan, University College Cork, Ireland

A Statistical Characterization of SINR Coverage and Network Throughput with Macro-Diversity
Yatin Sharma and Gourab Ghatak (IIIT Delhi, India)

Network Calculus Based Delay Analysis for Mixed Fronthaul and Backhaul 5G Networks
Abin Mathew and Manikantan Srinivasan (Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India); Siva Ram Murthy C (Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India)

Event-based Vision: Understanding Network Traffic Characteristics
Giulia Attanasio (IMDEA Networks, Spain); Claudio Fiandrino and Joerg Widmer (IMDEA Networks Institute, Spain)

Middle-mile Network Optimization in Rural Wireless Meshes
Yung-Fu Chen and Anish Arora (The Ohio State University, USA)

10:00 - 10:20 Virtual Coffee Break

10:20 - 11:30 Session 7 - Caching
Chair: Dr. Ahmed Zahran, University College Cork, Ireland

DeepNDN: Opportunistic Data Replication and Caching in Support of Vehicular Named Data
Gaetano Manzo (University of Bern & Hesso va, Switzerland); Eirini Kalogeiton (Uni Bern, Switzerland); Antonio Di Maio (University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg); Torsten Ingo Braun (University of Bern, Switzerland); Maria Rita Palattella (Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST), Luxembourg); Ion Turcanu and Ridha Soua (University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg); Gianluca Rizzo (HES SO Valais, Switzerland)

User-centric optimization of caching and recommendations in edge cache networks
Dimitra Tsigkari and Thrasyvoulos Spyropoulos (EURECOM, France)

Achieving Optimal Cache Utility in Constrained Wireless Networks through Federated Learning
Shanti Chilukuri and Dirk Pesch (University College Cork, Ireland)

11:30 - 11:50 Virtual Coffee Break

11:50 - 13:00 Session 8 - Positioning
Chair: Dr. Victoria Manfredi, Wesleyan University, USA

Trilateration, fingerprinting, and centroid: Taking indoor positioning with Bluetooth LE to the wild
Tim Kluge and Christin Groba (Technische Universitaet Dresden, Germany); Thomas Springer (Technische Universität Dresden, Germany)

Short: LSTM-based GNSS Spoofing Detection Using Low-cost Spectrum Sensors
Roberto Calvo-Palomino (IMDEA Networks Institute & Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain); Arani Bhattacharya (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden); Gérôme Bovet (Armasuisse, Switzerland); Domenico Giustiniano (IMDEA Networks Institute, Spain)

Lightweight and Standalone IoT based WiFi Sensing for Active Repositioning and Mobility
Steven M Hernandez and Eyuphan Bulut (Virginia Commonwealth University, USA)

13:00 - 14:00 Virtual Lunch

14:00 - 15:30 Panel - AR/VR/XR over Wireless Networks: Challenges and Opportunities

Moderator: Prof. Sneha Kumar Kasera, University of Utah, USA
  • Prof Mischa Dohler, King's College London, UK
  • Dr. Klaus Doppler, Nokia Bell Labs, Sunnyvale, USA
  • Dr. Maria Gorlatova, Duke University, USA
  • Prof. Bin Li, University of Rhode Island, USA
  • Prof. Walid Saad, Virginia Tech, USA

15:30- 16:00 Virtual Coffee Break

16:00 - 17:10 Session 9 - Network Applications II
Chair: Dr. Fatemeh Afghah, Northern Arizona University, USA

Collective subscriptions: a novel funding tool for crowdsourced network infrastructures
Merkourios Karaliopoulos and Iordanis Koutsopoulos (Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece)

Punched Cards over the Air: Cross-Technology Communication Between LTE-U/LAA and WiFi
Piotr Gawłowicz and Anatolij Zubow (Technische Universität Berlin, Germany); Suzan Bayhan (University of Twente, The Netherlands); Adam Wolisz (TUB, Germany)

MAMBA: Adaptive and Bi-directional Data Transfer for Reliable Camera-display Communication
Jacopo Bufalino, Maria L. Montoya Freire, Juho Kannala and Mario Di Francesco (Aalto University, Finland)


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