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PerCom 2006 Main Features


12 Technical Session

2 Keynote Speeches

1 Panel

5 Workshops, Monday - March 13, 2006, 8h30 - 17h00

-Workshop #1: Foundations and Algorithms for Wireless Networking(FAWN 2006)

-Workshop #2: Middleware Support for Pervasive Computing (PerWare 2006)

-Workshop #3: Pervasive Computing and Communication Security (PerSec 2006)

-Workshop #4: Sensor Networks and Systems for Pervasive Computing (PerSeNS 2006)

-Workshop #5: Ubiquitous and Pervasive Health Care (UbiCare 2006)


4 Workshops, Friday - March 17, 2006, 8h30 - 17h00

-Workshop #1: Context Modelling and Reasoning (CoMoRea 2006)

-Workshop #2: Mobile Peer-to-Peer Computing (MP2P 2006)

-Workshop #3: Pervasive Learning (PerEl 2006)

-Workshop #4: Pervasive Wireless Networking (PWN 2006)


PerCom 2006 Program


Tuesday March 14, 2006

8h45 -9h00: Opening Remarks


9h00 -10h00: Keynote

When the Sensors Hit the Road: Challenges in Mobile Sensor Computing
Hari Balakrishnan (MIT, USA)


10h30-12h00: Session 1: Pervasive Systems

Session Chair: Gopal Pingali, IBM Research, USA

A Keystroke and Pointer Control Input Interface for Wearable Computers
Farooq Ahmad and Petr Musilek

Cantag: an Open Source Software Toolkit for Designing and Deploying Marker-based Vision Systems
Andrew C. Rice, Alastair R. Beresford, and Robert K. Harle

A Collaborative Web Browsing System for Multiple Mobile Users
Takuya Maekawa, Takahiro Hara, and Shojiro Nishio


13h30-14h50: Session 2A & 2B

Session 2A: Sensors and RFIDs (Concise Contributions)

Session Chair: Rajeev Shorey, IBM Research, India

Enhancing Bluetooth Connectivity with RFID
Timo Salminen, Simo Hosio, and Jukka Riekki

JiTS: Just-in-Time Scheduling for Real-Time Sensor Data Dissemination
Ke Liu, Nael B. Abu-Ghazaleh, and Kyoung-Don Kang

Application-Based Routing Optimization in Static/Semi-Static Wireless Sensor Networks
Cesare Alippi and Giovanni Vanini

A Wearable Wireless Sensor Platform for Interactive Dance Performance
Chulsung Park, Pai H. Chou, and Yicun Sun


Session 2B: User Interfaces and Interaction Models (Concise Contributions)

Session Chair: Fabio Paterno', ISTI-CNR, Italy

Dialing for Displays: Session Initiation Protocol for Opportunistic Augmentation
John J. Barton, Stina Nylander, and Fopefolu Folowosele

Multi-User Mobile Applications and a Public Display: Novel Ways for Social Interaction
Jaana Leikas, Hanna Stromberg, Veikko Ikonen, Riku Suomela, and Juhani Heinila

Inverted Browser: A Novel Approach towards Display Symbiosis
Mandayam Raghunath, Nishkam Ravi, Marcel-Catalin Rosu, and Chandra Narayanaswam

Omero: Ubiquitous User Interfaces in the Plan B Operating System
Francisco J Ballesteros, Gorka Guardiola, Katia Leal, and Enrique Soriano


15h30-17h00: Session 3: Pervasive Networking

Session Chair: Giuseppe Anastasi, University of Pisa, Italy

Context Aware Service Using Intra-body Communication
Duck Gun Park, Jin Kyung Kim, Sung Jin Bong, Jung Hwan Hwang, Chang Hee Hyung,and Sung Weon Kang

Concept for Hierarchical and Distributed Processing of Area Based Triggers
Sven D. Hermann, Guenter Schaefer, Adam Wolisz, and Michael Lipka

Virtual Channel Management for Densely Deployed IEEE 802.15.4 LR-WPANs
Tae Hyun Kim, Jae Yeol Ha, Sunghyun Choi, and Wook Hyun Kwon


17h00-18h30: Demonstration session


17h00: Welcome reception


18h00: IBM session and dinner for students


Wednesday March 15, 2006

9h00 -10h30: Session 4: Resource Management in Pervasive Systems

Session Chair: Jiannong Cao, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

An Adaptive Multi-Constraint Partitioning Algorithm for Offloading in Pervasive Systems
Shumao Ou, Kun Yang, and Antonio Liotta

Plan B: An Operating System for Ubiquitous Computing Environments
Francisco J. Ballesteros, Enrique Soriano, Katia Leal, and Gorka Guardiola

OmniStore: A System for Ubiquitous Personal Storage Management
Alexandros Karypidis and Spyros Lalis


11h00 -12h30: Session 5: Best Paper Candidates

Session Chair: Taieb Znati, University of Pittsburgh, USA

Context-Aware Resource Management in Multi-Inhabitant Smart Homes: A Nash H-Learning Based Approach
Nirmalya Roy, Abhishek Roy, and Sajal K. Das

Mapping Human Networks
Jonathan Gips, Alex (Sandy) Pentland

Is Your Cat Infected with a Computer Virus?
Melanie R. Rieback, Bruno Crispo, and Andrew S. Tanenbaum


14h00 -15h00: Keynote

Future Trends in Wireless Technology and the Path to Pervasive Computing
Dipankar Raychaudhuri (Rutgers University, USA)

Slides (pdf format 4 MB)


14h30 -16h00: Work In Progress Session


16h30 -18h00: Session 6: Sensor Networks

Session Chair: Peter Steenkiste, Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Distributed Cross-Layer Scheduling for In-Network Sensor Query Processing
Hejun Wu, Qiong Luo, and Wenwei Xue

CAPS: Energy-Efficient Processing of Continuous Aggregate Queries in Sensor Networks
Wen Hu, Archan Misra, and Rajeev Shorey

Exploring Spatial Correlation for Link Quality Estimation in Wireless Sensor Networks
Yingqi Xu and Wang-Chien Lee


20h00: Social dinner


Thursday March 16, 2006

9h00 -10h00: Session 7: Security

Session Chair: Sandeep K.S. Gupta, Arizona State University, USA

The Master Key: A Private Authentication Approach for Pervasive Computing Environments
Feng Zhu, Matt W. Mutka, and Lionel M. Ni

Avoiding Privacy Violations Caused by Context-Sensitive Services
Urs Hengartner and Peter Steenkiste


10h00 -11h00: Panel

Autonomic: a booster for pervasive system?
Organizer: Silvia Giordano (SUPSI, Switzerland)



11h30 -12h50: Sessions 8A & 8B

Sessions 8A: Pervasive Computing and Context Awareness (Concise Contributions)

Session Chair: Jadwiga Jndulska, The University of Queensland Brisbane, Australia

Ordering Management Actions in Pervasive Systems Using Specification-enhanced Policies
Chetan Shankar and Roy Campbell

Customizable Pervasive Applications
Torben Weis, Marcus Handte, Mirko Knoll, and Christian Becker

Analysis of Appropriate Timing for Information Notification Based on Indoor User's Location Transition
Vlaho Kostov, Takashi Tajima, Eiichi Naito, and Jun Ozawa

Criticality Aware Access Control Model for Pervasive Applications
Sandeep Gupta, Tridib Mukherjee, and Krishna Venkatasubramanian


Sessions 8B: Discovery and Location (Concise Contributions)

Session Chair: Matt Mutka, Michigan State University, USA

An Adaptive Lightweight Trust Reliant Secure Resource Discovery for Pervasive Computing Environments
Moushumi Sharmin, Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed, and Shameem Ahmed

A Peer-to-Peer Data Structure for Dynamic Location Data
Dominic Heutelbeck and Matthias Hemmje

A Secure and Efficient RFID Protocol that could make Big Brother (partially) Obsolete
Tassos Dimitriou


14h30 -16h00: Sessions 9: Architectures and Platforms for Pervasive Environments

Session Chair: Franco Zambonelli, University of Modena and Reggio, Italy

Evaluating Service Oriented Architectures (SOA) in Pervasive Computing
Swaroop Kalasapur, Mohan Kumar, and Behrooz Shirazi

CASMAS: Supporting Collaboration in Pervasive Environments
Federico Cabitza, Marco P. Locatelli, Marcello Sarini, and Carla Simone

InterPlay: A Middleware for Seamless Device Integration and Task Orchestration in a Networked Home
Alan Messer, Anugeetha Kunjithapatham, Mithun Sheshagiri, Henry Song, Praveen Kumar, Phuong Nguyen, and Kyoung Hoon Yi


16h30 -18h00: Sessions 10: Self-organizing Networks

Session Chair: Archan Misra, IBM Research, USA

A Multi-Commodity Flow Approach for Globally Aware Routing in Multi-Hop Wireless Networks
Vinay Kolar and Nael B. Abu-Ghazaleh

Resource Allocation in Wireless Networks Using Directional Antennas
Imad Hussein Jawhar and Jie Wu

Localized Sensor Area Coverage With Low Communication Overhead
Antoine Gallais, Jean Carle, David Simplot-Ryl, and Ivan Stojmenovic