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The Seventh Advanced International Conference
on Telecommunications

AICT 2011

March 20-25, 2011 - St. Maarten, The Netherlands Antilles

Preliminary Program

WebTel 2011

ICIW 2011 / AICT 2011 / ICIMP 2011 / ECCSS 2011

Conferences take place at
Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino
Maho Bay - Rhine Road 1
St. Maarten, Netherlands Antilles

Sunday, March 20


Registration starts

14:30 - 17:30

Tutorial 1
Optical Communications: Status and Trends

Prof. Dr. Djafar K. Mynbaev
City University of New York,

Tutorial 2
Mobiquitous Information Systems of the Future

Prof. Dr. Serge Miranda
Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis,


18:00 - 19:00

Welcome Cocktail

Monday, March 21

09:00 - 9:15

Opening session

09:15 - 10:15

Keynote Speaker

Topic: Terahertz Electronics

Prof. Dr. Michael Shur
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA

10:15 - 10:30

Coffee Break

10:30 - 12:15



12:15 - 13:45

Lunch on your own

13:45 - 15:30



15:30 - 15:45

Coffee break

15:45 - 17:30


Modern Telecommunications: Architectures versus Computation Models

Petre Dini, Concordia University, Canada / China Space Agency Center - Beijing, China

Tony McGregor, The University of Waikato, New Zealand
Mariusz Glabowski, Poznan University of Technology, Poland
Masato Tsuru, Kyusyu Institute of Technology, Japan
Lorayne Robertson, UOIT - University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada

2. Special Topics on Telecommunications
3. On-line Journals

Tuesday, March 22

09:15 - 10:15

Keynote Speaker

Topic: Services, Clouds and Robots

Prof. Dr. Mihhail Matskin
Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden
Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

10:15 - 10:30

Coffee Break

10:30 - 12:15



12:15 - 13:45

Lunch on your own

13:45 - 15:30



15:30- 15:45

Coffee Break

15:45 - 17:30


Service Science: Hype or Reality

Zaigham Mahmood, University of Derby, UK

Mihhail Matskin, KTH, Sweden
Vijay Varadharajan, Macquarie University, Australia
Willem-Jan van den Heuvel, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
Ji Gao, Zhejiang Shureng University, China

2. Special Topics on Web Services
3. On-line Journals

Wednesday, March 23

09:15 - 10:15

Keynote Speaker

Topic: Where are we going with non-proximate communication?

Prof. Dr. Mark Perry
University of Western Ontario - London, Canada

10:15 - 10:30

Coffee Break

10:30 - 12:15



12:15 - 13:45

Lunch on your own

13:45 - 15:30



15:30- 15:45

Coffee Break

15:45 - 17:30



17:30 - 17:45

Coffee Break

17:45 - 19:30




20:00 - 23:00

WebTel 2011
Gala Dinner

Thursday, March 24

09:15 - 11:00



11:00 - 11:15

Coffee Break

11:15 - 13:00



13:00 - 13:30

Closing session

13:30 - 15:00

Lunch on your own


15:00 - 17:30

Tutorial 3
IP-Oriented QoS in the Next Generation Networks:

Application to Wireless Networks

Prof. Dr. Pascal Lorenz
University of Haute Alsace, France

Friday, March 25

8:00 -17:00

One day trip
(see the registration form)

Sint Maarten Island Tour

Only for those registered  via the registration form

08:30 Departure from Sonesta Maho Beach Resort
Visit of Terres Basses
Visit Marigot + walk to Fort Louis 45 min
Visit of Comlombier + Mount Concordia + Pic Paradis + Grand Case
11:00 Departure for Pinel Island / snorkeling

12:00 BBQ lunch on the island

14:30 Visit of Orient Bay
visit of Orleans The French Quarter + Oyster pond + Philipsburg  30 min stop at  Rima in Philipsburg
Visit of Fort Amsterdam + Cay Hill

return to hotel at 17:00




AICT 2011, The Seventh Advanced International Conference on Telecommunications

AICT 1: Wireless Technologies I
Session chair: Michael Shur

Time Domain Analysis of Propagation Channels in Tunnels
Concepcion Garcia-Pardo, Jose Maria Molina Garci Pardo, Martine Lienard, Pierre Degauque

Time Slot Assignment Algorithms for Reducing Upstream Latency in IEEE 802.16j Networks
Shimpei Tanaka, Go Hasegawa, Yoshiaki Taniguchi, Hirotaka Nakano

Space and Time localization in Wireless Sensor Networks
Ustijana Rechkoska Shikoska, Danco Davcev, Ilinka Ivanoska

Nonlinearity Compensation for Super-Positioning Satellite System with Interference Canceller
Hiroki MATSUDA, Takehiro ISHIGURO, Takao HARA, Minoru OKADA

AICT 2: Wireless Technologies II
Session chair: Muneer Bani Yassein

Extending the Protocol Interference Model Considering SINR for Wireless Mesh Networks
Gyeongyeon Kang, Yoshiaki Taniguchi, Go Hasegawa, Hirotaka Nakano

Impact of Scheduling and Buffer Sizing on TCP Performance over IMT-Advanced
Kunimasa Kakuda, Masato Tsuru

Performance Study for End-point Links of Networks
Eleftherios Stergiou, Spyridoula V. Margariti, Gerasimos C. Meletiou, George E. Rizos, Dimitrios C. Vasiliadis

Bit Error Rate Performance of ESPAR antenna-based Single-RF Diversity for IEEE 802.15.4
Tomoya Kozu, Satoshi Tsukamoto, Minoru Okada

AICT 3: Cognitive Radio
Session chair: Mariusz Glabowski

Theoretical Performance of Transform Domain Communication Systems
Guillaume Fumat, Pascal Chargé, Ahmed Zoubir, Danièle Fournier-Prunaret, Irène Mahafeno

A Scalable Decentralized MAC Scheduling for Cognitive Wireless Mesh Network
Mehdi Msakni, Luong Dinh Dung, Mohamad Haidar, Zbigniew Dziong

Efficient Distribution of Location Information and Locating Radio Devices for Dynamic Spectrum Allocation Systems
Toan Hoang, Josef Noll, Torleiv Maseng

A Testbed Concept for Cognitive Radio Prototyping
Alexander Viessmann, Christian Kocks, Andrey Skrebtsov, Guido H. Bruck, Peter Jung

AICT 4: E-learning and Telecommunications
Session chair: Toan Hoang

ICT-Based Software as a Supervision Tool in Nursing Students’ Clinical Training
Sari Mettiäinen, Anna-Liisa Karjalainen

Didactic Embedded Platform and Software Tools for Developing Real Time Operating System
Adam Kaliszan, Mariusz Głąbowski

Snap or Point and Click? Realizing the Potential of a Teacher Education Self-Study
Lorayne Robertson, Dianne Thomson, Lori May, Jim Greenlaw

AICT 5: Signal Processing, Protocols and Standardization
Session chair: Lorayne Robertson

Multi-Stage Threshold Decoding of High Rate Convolutional Codes for Optical Communications
Muhammad Ahsan Ullah, Ryousuke Omura, Takuma Sato, Haruo Ogiwara

An Invariant based Passive Testing approach for Protocol Data parts
Felipe Lalanne, Stephane Maag

A Reconfigurable Prototyping Platform for Modern Communication Systems
Alexander Viessmann, Christian Kocks, Christoph Spiegel, Guido H. Bruck, Peter Jung

Evaluation of Fast Algorithms for Motion Estimation
Ionut Pirnog, Cristian Anghel, Andrei Alexandru Enescu, Constantin Paleologu

Optimum QAM-TCM Schemes Using Left-Circulate Function over GF(2^N)
Calin Vladeanu, Safwan El Assad

AICT 6: Management, Operation and Control Networks
Session chair: Djafar K. Mynbaev

Generic Security Services API authentication support for the Session Initiation Protocol
Lars Strand, Josef Noll, Wolfgang Leister

Technical Criteria for Value-Added Services Creation, Execution and Deployment, on Next Generation Networks
Gerardo Rojas Sierra, Felipe Estrada Solano, Julian Andres Caicedo Muñoz, Oscar Mauricio Caicedo Rendon

Design of Network Resource Federation towards Future Open Access Networking
Michiaki Hayashi, Nobutaka Matsumoto, Kosuke Nishimura, Hideaki Tanaka

Switching Networks with Hysteresis Mechanism
Mariusz Głąbowski, Maciej Sobieraj, Maciej Stasiak, Joanna Weissenberg

Performance Study in Multi-rate Switching Networks with Additional Inter-stage Links
Michał Stasiak, Piotr Zwierzykowski


ICIMP 2011, The Sixth International Conference on Internet Monitoring and Protection

Session chair: David Jaros

Doubletree with many sources
Tony McGregor

Impacts of Improved Peer Selection on Internet Traffic in BitTorrent Networks
Peter Danielis, Jan Skodzik, Dirk Timmermann, Thomas Bahls, Daniel Duchow

A Configurable FPGA-Based Traffic Generator for High-Performance Tests of Packet Processing Systems
Andreas Tockhorn, Peter Danielis, Dirk Timmermann

Session chair: Tony McGregor

Self-synchronizing One-way Delay Measurement in the Internet
Frank Eyermann

Towards optimized probe scheduling for active measurement studies
N. Daniel Kumar, Fabian Monrose, Michael K. Reiter

High Performance Internet Connection Filtering Through an In-Kernel Architecture
Naser Ezzati Jivan, Alireza Shameli Sendi, Naser Nematbakhsh, Michel Dagenais

Session chair: Frank Eyermann

An Empirical Study of Web and Distributed Software Risks from Three Perspectives: Project, Process and Product
Ayad Keshlaf, Steve Riddle

New Probabilistic-Based Broadcasting Algorithm for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
Muneer Bani Yassein, Lina Abu-Fadaleh

A New Approach in a Multifactor Authentication and Location-based Authorization
David Jaroš, Radek Kuchta, Petr Bednář

Secure Access Node: an FPGA-based Security Architecture for Access Networks
Jens Rohrbeck, Vlado Altmann, Stefan Pfeiffer, Dirk Timmermann, Matthias Ninnemann, Maik Rönnau


ICIW 2011, The Sixth International Conference on Internet and Web Applications and Services

Session chair: Monika Weidmann

Service Discovery in Ubiquitous Computing Environments
Luis Javier Suarez Meza, Luis Antonio Rojas Potosi, Juan Carlos Corrales, Luke Albert Steller

Measuring Service Cohesion Using Latent Semantic Indexing
Ali Kazemi, Ali Rostampour, Fereidoon Shams, Pooyan Jamshidi, Ali Nasirzadeh Azizkandi

Distribution and Self-Adaptation of a Framework for Dynamic Adaptation of Services
Françoise André, Erwan Daubert, Guillaume Gauvrit

Minimizing Human Interaction Time in Workflows
Christian Hiesinger, Daniel Fischer, Stefan Föll, Klaus Herrmann, Kurt Rothermel

Session chair: Stefan Föll

Adaptive Business Process Modeling in the Internet of Services (ABIS)
Monika Weidmann, Falko Koetter, Maximilien Kintz, Daniel Schleicher, Ralph Mietzner

Context Factors for Situational Service Identification Methods
Rene Börner, Matthias Goeken, Thomas Kohlborn, Axel Korthaus

Contract-Performing Circumstance-Driven Self-Adaptation and Self-Evolution for Service Cooperation
Ji Gao, Hexin Lv

Collective Service Intelligence Management in Mobiquitous Systems
Evgeniya Ishkina

Session chair: Louis Raymond

Service Network Modeling and Performance Analysis
Manolis Voskakis, Christos Nikolaou, Willem-Jan van den Heuvel, Marina Bitsaki

Model-Driven Dynamic Service Delivery in Mobility and Ambient Environment
Soumia Kessal, Noëmie Simoni, Xiaofei Xiong, Chunyang Yin

Mechanism Design for Designing Annotation Tools
Roberta Cuel, Oksana Tokarchuk, Marco Zamarian

Performance Evaluation of Dynamic Web Service Selection
Miroslav Zivkovic, Hans van den Berg, Hendrik Meeuwissen, Bart Gijsen

Session chair: Soumia Kessal

The Strategic Role of IT: An Empirical Study of its Impact on IT Performance in Manufacturing SMEs
Louis Raymond, Anne-Marie Croteau, François Bergeron

Developing the Mobile Service Applications of a Micropayment Platform(MPP): the Perspective of Actor-Network Theory
Jen Wel Chen, Hsiao-Chi Wu, Ching-Cha Hsieh

Decision Method of Training Data for Web Prefetching
Zhijie Ban, Feilong Bao

Towards evolvable Control Modules in an industrial production process
Dirk van der Linden, Herwig Mannaert, Jan De Laet

Session chair: Veronique Sebastian

CincoSecurity: A Reusable Security Module Based on Fine Grained Roles and Security Profiles for Java EE Applications
Maria Consuelo Franky, Victor Manuel Toro C.

A Personalized Recommender System Model Using Colour-impression-based Image Retrieval and Ranking Method
Ana Sasa, Yasushi Kiyoki, Shuichi Kurabayashi, Xing Chen, Marjan Krisper

Sharing Emotional Information Using A Three Layer Model
Imen Tayari Meftah, Nhan Le thanh, Chokri Ben Amar

An Evaluation of a Cluster-based Testbed for Peer-to-Peer Information Retrieval
Saloua Zammali, Khedija Arour

Session chair: Ana Sasa

Reviving the Innovative Process of Design Thinking
Justus Broß, Christine Noweski, Christoph Meinel

Promoting organisational emergence in business social networks
Matei Dobrescu

Mitigating Risk in Web-Based Social Network Service Selection: Follow the Leader
Jebrin Al-Sharawneh, Mary-Anne Williams, Xun Wang, David Goldbaum

Development Problems in XML Algebraic Parsing Process
Adriana Georgieva, Bozhidar Georgiev

Session chair: Adriana Georgieva

A Privacy Policy Framework for Service Aggregation with P3P
Liju Dong, Yi Mu, Willy Susilo, Peishun Wang, Jun Yan

Dynamic music lessons on a collaborative score annotation platform
Véronique Sebastien, Didier Sebastien, Noël Conruyt

Towards a Unified User Profiling Scheme for Distributed Large Sporting Events’ Environments
Uko Asangansi, Stefan Poslad

Session chair: Marko Bajec

Coordination based Distributed Authorization for Business Processes in Service Oriented Architectures
Sarath Indrakanti, Vijay Varadharajan

Trust Metrics for Services and Service Providers
Zainab M. Aljazzaf, Mark Perry, Miriam A. M. Capretz

Towards Peer Selection in a Semantically-Enriched Service Execution Framework with QoS Specifications
Jun Shen, Ghassan Beydoun, Brian Henderson-Sellers, Shuai Yuan, Graham Low

A View-based Approach for Service-Oriented Security Architecture Specification
Aleksander Dikanski, Sebastian Abeck

Session chair: Aleksander Dikanski

End-user's Service Composition in Ubiquitous Computing using Smartspace Approach
Muhammad Mohsin Saleemi, Johan Lilius

Analysis and Verification of Web Services Resource Framework (WSRF) Specifications Using Timed Automata
Jose Antonio Mateo, Valentin Valero, Enrique Martinez, Gregorio Diaz

The Location-based Authentication with The Active Infrastructure
David Jaroš, Radek Kuchta, Radimír Vrba

Continuous evaluation in the process of ontology development
Dejan Lavbič, Marjan Krisper, Marko Bajec

ECCSS: Enterprise Cloud Computing
Session chair: Zaigham Mahmood

A Community Cloud: Archive Retrieval in Multiple Language Services
Wei-hua Zhao, Zhan-wei Liu, Zheng-xu Zhao

An Architecture of Virtual Desktop Cloud: Design and Implementation
Zhan-wei Liu, Tong-rang Fan, Zheng-xu Zhao

A Study of Dragon-lab Federal Experiment Cloud and Network Contest
Tongrang Fan, Zhanwei Liu, Liping Niu

Cloud Computing: Issues in Data Mobility and Security
Zaigham Mahmood, Harjinder Lallie


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