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International Conference on Multimedia Communications Systems

ICMCS 2005

Week of August 14, 2005 - Montreal, Canada

Preliminary Program


 ICW / MCS / HSN / SENET 2005

Montreal, August 14-17, 2005

Sunday August 14, 2005

17:00                                            Registration [foyer Orchidée]

18:00                                            Cocktail [room Spa Sinomonde]

Monday August 15, 2005 

08:15 - 08:50

Opening Session

Orchidée A

Orchidée A                                                                         Orchidée B

09:00 - 10:45


10:45 - 11:15

Coffee Break

11:15 - 13:00


  HSN 2

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch on your own

14:00 - 15:45



15:45 - 16:15

Coffee Break

16:15 - 18:00


Tuesday August 16, 2005 

08:30 - 10:15


10:15 - 10:45

Coffee Break

10:45 - 12:30


  HSN 4

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch on your own

14:00 - 15:45



15:45 - 16:15

Coffee Break
16:15 - 18:00



Gala Dinner [room Dahlia]

Wednesday August 17, 2005 

08:30 - 10:15


  HSN 5

10:15 - 10:45

Coffee Break

10:45 - 12:30



12:30 - 12:35

5 minute break

12:35 - 14:20



14:20 - 14:40

Closing session & TPC Meeting
14:40 ==>

Lunch on your own / socializing

Detailed Program:


W1: Ad hoc Networks
Session Chair: Abderrahim  Benslimane

A Swarm Intelligent Scheme for Routing in Mobile Ad hoc Networks
S. Ziane and A. Mellouk

A New Approach for Supporting QoS in Mac Layer over MANETs
M. Brahma, K. W. Kim, A. Abouaissa, and P. Lorenz

Localized Cluster-Based Re-routing and Resource Reservation in Mobile Ad -Hoc Networks
M. S. Al-kahtani and H. T. Mouftah

Localization in Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks
A. Benslimane

W2: QoS and Control
Session Chair: Said Soulhi

QoS Path Selection Exploiting Minimum Link Delays in MPLS-Based Networks
S. Fowler, S. Zeadally, and F. Siddiqui

QoS and Energy Consumption in Wireless Sensor Networks Using CSMA/CA
M. Achir and L. Ouvry

Efficient Handoff Decision Algorithm Using Differential RSSI in MPLS-Based Mobile IP Network
Y. H. Kwon, S. G. Choi, and J. K. Choi

 SNR Investigation of Beam Forming in IS-95 CDMA Base Station Receiver
J.-S. Lee, T.-G. Chang, and V. Garg

W3: Mobility
Session Chair: Soumaya Cherkaoui

Advanced Mobility Models for Ad Hoc Network Simulations
A.-K. H. Souley and S. Cherkaoui

Modeling of Fault-Tolerant Mobile Agents Execution in Distributed Systems
K. Mohammadi and H. Hamidi

Distributed Mobility Control for Fault-Tolerant Mobile Networks
J. Lin

W4: Monitoring and Performance
Session Chair: Christer Ahlund

Performance of Secure Ad hoc Sensor Networks Utilizing IEEE802.11b WEP
M. Saleh and I. A. Khatib

A New Tuning Maximum Congestion Window for Improving TCP Performance in MANET
K. W. Kim, P. Lorenz, and M. M. O. Lee

A Wireless Monitoring System for Pulse-Oximetry Sensors
M. J. Morón, E. Casilari, R. Luque, and J. A. Gázquez


MCS1: Emulation
Session Chair: Hafid Abdelhakim

A Simulation Framework for Evaluating Internet Pricing Mechanisms
Y. Khene, H. Abdelhakim, and N. Agoulmine

IDEM: An Internet Delay Emulator Approach for Assessing VoIP Quality
S. Naik and E. Aboelela

Comparative Study of MPNT Topological Models
K. Sbata, R. Benaini, and P. Vincent

BAP Sparsing: A Novel Approach to MPEG-4 Body Animation Parameter Compression
S. Chattopadhyah, S. M. Bhandarkar, and K. Li

 MCS2: Security and Performance
Session Chair: Ralf Weber

Unequal Error Protection for ROI Coded Images over Fading Channels
Y. Yatawara, M. Caldera, T. M. Kusuma, and H.-J. Zepernick

Host Anomaly Detection Performance Analysis Based on System Call of Neuro-Fuzzy Using Soundex Algorithm and N-gram Technique
B. Cha

Framework for Secure Audio Streaming to Wireless Access Network
B. Vaidya, J. W. Kim, J.-Y. Pyun, J. A. Park, and S. J. Han

Performance Analysis of Random Access Channel in OFDMA Systems
I. Koo, S. Shin, and K. Kim

MCS3: Design Techniques
Session Chair: Jean-Charles Gregoire 

QoS Support for Time-Constrained Multimedia Communications in IEEE 802.11 WLANs: A Performance Evaluation
J. Villalón, F. Micó, P. Cuenca, and L. Orozco-Barbosa

Building Multicast Trees for Multimedia Streaming in Heterogeneous P2P Networks
X. Tan and S. Datta

Design and Performance of a Stand-Alone Media Server
H. Khlifi and J.-C. Grégoire

An Energy-Saving Algorithm for the Initialization of Single Hop Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
D. Karimou and J. F. Myoupo

Research on Multi-zone and Hierarchical Routing for Video Gatekeeper Based on Agent
L. Rui, Y. Zhanwu, and W. Hao

MCS4: Quality Assessment
Session Chair: Hans-Jurgen Zepernick 

Multimedia Performance Assessments in Deployed UMTS Networks
R. Weber 

Application-Perceived Throughput Process in Wireless Systems
L. Isaksson, S. Chevul, M. Fiedler, J. Karlsson, and P. Lindberg 

On the Development of a Reduced-Reference Perceptual Image Quality Metric
T. M. Kusuma, H.-J. Zepernick, and M. Caldera 

An Efficient Method for Perceptual Evaluation of Speech Quality in UMTS
Be. Rohani, H.-J. Zepernick, and B. Rohani 

MCS5: Applications
Session Chair: Cezar Plesca

Interactive TV Show Based on Avatars
M. Khadraoui, B. Hirsbruner, F. Meinkohn, Dj. Khadraoui, and M. Courant

SMDP: A Simple Multimedia Service Description Protocol on the Internet
Q. N. Yin and C.-H. Lung

Comparison of Uniform and Non-uniform M-QAM Schemes for Mobile Video Applications
V. Theodorakopoulos, M. E. Woodward, and K. Sotiropoulou

A Hierarchy Description Framework for Multimedia Documents in the Data Stream Environments
Y. Sun, Q. Zhang, and X. Zhang

A Flexible Communication Toolkit for Synchronous Groupware
C. Pleşca, R. Grigoraş, P. Quéinnec, and G. Padiou


HSN1: Optimizations
Session Chair: Joel Rodrigues

Optical Routing Border Gateway Protocol-Based Advance Lightpath Setup
A. Hafid, M. Abdelilah, K. G. Mazen, and J. Drissi

One-Way Resource Reservation Protocols for IP Over Optical Burst Switched Mesh Networks
J. J. P. C. Rodrigues, M. M. Freire, and P. Lorenz

Optimization of Services-into-Burst Multiplexing Based on Hopfield Network
V. V. M. Nhat, A. Obaid, and P. Poirier

A QoS Provisioned CIOQ Packet Switch Using Crossbar Structure with m Internal Links
C. R. dos Santos and S. Motoyama

HSN2: Multicast
Session Chair: Petre Dini

A Tree Division Approach to Support Local Failure Recovery for Multicasting in MPLS Networks
O. Banimelhem, A. Agarwal, and J. W. Atwood

A DBT-Based Mobile Multicast Protocol
K. Al-Begain, Y. Cao, and K. Alameh

Traffic Engineering in Enterprise Ethernet with Multiple Spanning Tree Regions
M. Padmaraj, S. Nair, M. Marchetti, G. Chiruvolu, and M. Ali

HSN3: Routing
Session Chair: Raimo Kantola

An Efficient Algorithm for Routing in WDM Networks
Y. P. Aneja, S. Bandyopadhyay, A. Jaekel, and S. Dey

Multi-path Traffic Engineering Distributed VPLS Routing Algorithm
N. AbuAli, H. T. Mouftah, and S. Gazor

A Novel Fairness Based Criticality Avoidance Routing Algorithm for Wavelength Routed Optical Networks
S. R. Pramod, S. Siddiqui, and H. T. Mouftah

HSN4: Monitoring
Session Chair: Homayoun Yousefi’zadeh

On the Performance of Bandwidth Estimation Tools
A. Botta, A. Pescapé, and G. Ventre

Implementation Issues of Managed Bandwidth Service: The Case of GRNET
C. Bouras and D. Primpas

Analysis of Threshold Based Queue with MMPP Arrival Process
A.-E. Yar, M. E. Woodward, and I. U. Awan

A Finite-State Markov Chain Model for Statistical Loss Across a RED Queue
M. B. Singh, H. Yousefi’zadeh, and H. Jafarkhani

Session Chair: Pascal Lorenz

Shared Protection in Wavelength-Routed Optical Mesh Networks under Dynamic Traffic and no Wavelength Conversion
A. E. Eshoul and H. T. Mouftah

Bandwidth and Latency Model for DHT based Peer-to-Peer Networks under Variable Churn
P. Kumar, G. Sridhar, and V. Sridhar

Adding Multi-class Routing into the DiffServ Architecture
Y. Wang, R. Kantola, and S. Liu


SENET1: Architecture
Session Chair: Elisabetta Farella

Towards Multi-purpose Wireless Sensor Networks
J. Steffan, L. Fiege, M. Cilia, and A. Buchmann

Design and Implementation of WiMoCA Node for a Body Area Wireless Sensor Network
E. Farella, A. Pieracci, D. Brunelli, L. Benini, B. Riccó, and A. Acquaviva 

A Framework for Ambient Applications—Context-Based Autonomous Extension of Applications
N. Chen, W. Fontijn, X. Chen, and Q. Zhang

SENET2: Energy optimization
Session Chair: Hamid Sharif

State-Driven Energy Optimization in Wireless Sensor Networks
R. Jurdak, P. Baldi, and C. V. Lopes

CoLaNet: A Cross-Layer Design of Energy-Efficient Wireless Sensor Networks
C.-F. Chou and K.-T. Chuang

MOBMAC - An Energy Efficient and Low Latency MAC for Mobile Wireless Sensor Networks
P. Raviraj, H. Sharif, M. Hempel, and S. Ci

SENET3: Coordination
Session Chair: Heikki Koivo

A Coordination Middleware for Wireless Sensor Networks
M. Díaz, B. Rubio, and J. M. Troya

Distributed Sensor Network Data Fusion Using Image Processing
M. Elmusrati, R. Jäntti, and H. Koivo

Estimation of Linear Stochastic Systems over a Queueing Network
M. Epstein, A. Tiwari, L. Shi, and R. M. Murray

Directed Flooding: A Fault-Tolerant Routing Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks
R. Farivar, M. Fazeli, and S. G. Miremadi

SENET4: Sensor Network Metrics
Session Chair: Jun Zheng

Characterizing the Impact of Routing Holes on Geographic Routing
M. Fayed and H. T. Mouftah

A Matrix-Based Fast Calculation Algorithm for Estimating Network Capacity of MANETs
N. Li, Y. Guo, S. Zheng, C. Tian, and J. Zheng

Dynamic Software Reconfiguration in Sensor Networks
S. Kogekar, S. Neema, and X. Koutsoukos

SENET5: Security
Session Chair: Mike Bennett

A Real-Time Node-Based Traffic Anomaly Detection Algorithm for Wireless Sensor Networks   
I. Onat and A. Miri

Evaluation of Security Mechanisms in Wireless Sensor Networks
G. Guimarães, E. Souto, D. Sadok, and J. Kelner

Architectural and Functional Issues in Systems Requirements Specifications for Wireless Intrusion Detection Systems Implementation
C. Iheagwara, A. Blyth, and M. Bennett

SENET6: Routing
Session Chair: Joerg Matthes

Intelligent Protocols Based on Sensor Signal Change Detection
L. Reznik, G. Von Pless, and T. Al Karim

An Energy-Efficient and Low-Latency Routing Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks
A. G. Ruzzelli, R. Tynan, and G. M. P. O’Hare

Optimal Weighting of Networked Electronic Noses for the Source Localization
J. Matthes, L. Gröll, and H. B. Keller


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