Conference Program

Monday 28th November 2011
8:30 Registration desk opens
9:00 Keynote speech 1
9:45 Keynote speech 2
10:30 Coffee break
11:00 Session 1: Long-Term Evolution (LTE)

Session chair: Nadjib Ait Saadi (University Paris 12, France)

  • Analysis of Channel Estimation Imperfections Within the 3GPP LTE Physical Layer
    Albert Mráz, Peter Fazekas (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary)
  • A Fair and Power Saving Uplink Scheduling Scheme for 3GPP LTE Systems
    Fatma Ghandour (SUPCOM, Tunisia)
11:45 Session 2: Future Internet Protocols

Session chair: Luis Costa (UFRJ, Brazil)

  • A Future-Proof Application-to-Network Interface
    Denis Martin, Hans Wippel, Helge Backhaus (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany)
  • Secure Deployment of Application-Tailored Protocols in Future Networks
    Oliver Hanka (Technische Universität München, Germany); Hans Wippel (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany)
  • Towards Protocol Design Based on Composition of Functionalities
    David Oriol, Nguyen Thi Mai Trang (Université Pierre et Marie Curie, France)
13:00 Lunch
14:30 Invited talk
  • Testbeds and deployments: the FIRE perspective
    Jorge Pereira (FIRE, European Commission)
15:00 Session 3: Network Virtualization and Testbeds

Session chair: Jorge Pereira (FIRE, European Commission)

  • Minimizing bottleneck nodes of a substrate in virtual network embedding
    Adil Razzaq, Peter Sjödin, Markus Hidell (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden)
  • Virtual Wireless Network Urbanization
    Othmen Braham (VirtuOR, France); Guy Pujolle (University Pierre et Marie Curie, France)
  • On Virtualization-based Network Support for Peer-assisted Live-Streaming Applications
    Mathias Fischer, Michael Kissmann, Sascha Grau, Guenter Schaefer (Technische Universitaet Ilmenau, Germany)
  • VNEXT: Virtual NEtwork management for Xen-based Testbeds
    Pedro Pisa, Rodrigo S. Couto, Hugo Carvalho, Daniel Neto, Natalia Castro Fernandes, Miguel Elias Mitre Campista, Luís Henrique M. K. Costa, Otto Carlos M. B. Duarte (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil); Guy Pujolle (University Pierre et Marie Curie - Paris 6, France)
16:30 Coffee break
17:00 Invited talk
  • How in the heck did they lose a layer!?
    John Day (Boston University, USA)
17:30 Session 4: Future Internet Architectures

Session chair: Thi-Mai-Trang Nguyen (UPMC, France)

  • Bounding the router table size in an ISP network using RINA (invited paper)
    John Day (Boston University, USA); Eleni Trouva, Eduard Grasa (i2CAT Foundation, Jordi Girona, Spain); Patsy Phelan, Miguel Ponce de Leon (TSSG, Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland); Steve Bunch (TRIA Network Systems, LLC, USA); Ibrahim Matta, Lubomir T. Chitkushev (Boston University, USA); Louis Pouzin (Eurolinc, France)
  • OMNI: OpenFlow MaNagement Infrastructure
    Diogo Mattos, Natalia Castro Fernandes,Victor Costa, Leonardo Cardoso, Miguel Elias Mitre Campista, Luís Henrique M. K. Costa, Otto Carlos M. B. Duarte (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
  • Understanding Transit-Edge Routing Separation: Analysis and Characterization
    Kunpeng Liu, Bijan Jabbari (George Mason University, USA); Stefano Secci (Université Pierre et Marie Curie, France)
18:30 End of the first day
Tuesday 29th November 2011
9:00 Keynote speech 3
9:45 Coffee break
10:15 Session 5: Next Generation Networks

Session chair: Brigitte Kervella (UPMC, France)

  • An access-point selection algorithm for user QoS and system optimization based on user cooperative moving
    Sumiko Miyata (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan); Tutomu Murase (NEC Corporation, Japan); Katsunori Yamaoka (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)
  • UE & Network Initiated QoS Reservation in NGN and Beyond
    Julius Mueller (Technische Universität Berlin, Germany); Thomas Magedanz, Marius Corici, Dragos Vingarzan (Fraunhofer-FOKUS Institute, Germany)
  • A Description Language for Communication Services of Future Network Architectures
    Rahamatullah Khondoker, Eric MSP Veith, Paul Mueller (University of Kaiserslautern, Germany)
11:30 Session 6: Evolution of Access Networks

Session chair: Yutaka Takahashi (University of Kyoto, Japan)

  • Impairment-Aware Control Plane for Next Generation Radio-over-Fiber Access Networks
    Ahmed Haddad, Maurice Gagnaire, Elias A. Doumith (Télécom ParisTech, France)
  • An Algorithm Deploying the Opportunistic Multicast Feedback Protocol in Wireless Networks
    Hend Koubaa Sellami (Cristal Lab, ENSI, Tunisia)
  • Indoor Localization and Guidance System for Disabled People
    Djibrilla Amadou Kountché, Benjamin Neveux, Nicolas Monmarché, Pierre Gaucher, Mohamed Slimane (Université de Tours, France)
12:45 Lunch
14:30 NoF plenary session Digital City Workshop - EIT KIC ICT Labs
Session 7a: Optical networks

Session chair: Tulin Atmaca (Telecom SudParis, France)

  • Utilization of Temporary Reservation of Path Computed Resources for Multi-Domain PCE Protocols in WDM Networks
    Diego Álvarez (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain); Victor López (Telefónica I+D, Spain); Jose Luis Añamuro, Jorge E. López de Vergara (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM), Spain); Oscar González de Dios (Telefónica I+D, Spain); Javier Aracil (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
  • Energy Efficiency in Elastic-Bandwidth Optical Networks
    Jorge López Vizcaíno (Technical University of Denmark, Denmark); Yabin Ye (Huawei Technologies Duesseldorf GmbH, Germany); Idelfonso Tafur Monroy (Technical University of Denmark, Denmark)
  • Reducing Blocking Probability in Dynamic WDM Networks Using Different Schemes
    Ajmal Muhammad (Linköping University, Sweden); Robert Forchheimer (Linköping University, Sweden)
Session 7b: Technology Design Issues for Smart Cities

Session chair: Lv Weifeng (Beihang University, China)

  • Virtual Reality Platform For Smart City Based On Sensor Network and OSG Engine
    Fabien Pfaender, Jie Hu, Rui Wang, Wanggen Wan, Xiaoqin Yu, Shuai Yu and Yueyue Gao (Shanghai University, China)
  • Security of Audio Data in Smart City: Reversible Audio Watermarking
    Xiaopeng Yang, Zhenyong Chen, Lixin Luo, Wei Fan and Zhang Xiong (Beihang University, China)
  • Video Structured Description: Data Vitalization in Video Surveillance System
    Lin Mei, Chuanping Hu, Hongzhou Zhang and Li Qi (The Third Research Institute of the Ministry of Public Security, China)
16:00 Coffee break
16:30 Session 8a: Content-centric and storage networks

Session chair: Victor López (Telefónica I+D, Spain)

  • Replica caching scheme according to status of neighboring nodes in optical grid networks
    Kouji Hirata, Minoru Kawahara (Ehime University, Japan)
  • CHANET: A Content-Centric Architecture for IEEE 802.11 MANETs
    Marica Amadeo, Antonella Molinaro (University Mediterranea of Reggio Calabria, Italy)
  • A Fairness Analysis of Content Centric Networks
    Michele Tortelli, Ilaria Cianci, Luigi Alfredo Grieco, Gennaro Boggia, Pietro Camarda (Politecnico di Bari, Italy)
Session 8b: Multimedia Data Processing and Networks

Session chair: Zhu Qiuyu (Shanghai University, China)

  • A novel Semi-Fragile Lossless Digital Watermarking for Smart-City Image
    Zhuo Wang, Zhenyong Chen, Wei Fan and Xiong Zhang (Beihang University, China)
  • Network Virtualization in Next Generation Data Center
    Junrui Hao and Shaohua Yu (Wuhan Research Inst. of Posts & Telecoms, China)

  • Probability Tree Based Prediction of Passenger Flows in Beijing Subway
    Biao Leng, Zeng Jiabei, Lv Weifeng and Xiong Zhang (Beihang University, China)
18:00 End of the second day
19:00 Social event - Best Paper Award Announcement (during dinner)
Wednesday 30th November 2011
Digital City Workshop - EIT KIC ICT Labs

NoF 2011 registered participants can attend the workshop sessions.

9:00 Keynote session
9:45 Session 9: Senseable City Networks

Session chair: Stefano Secci (UPMC, France)

  • Looking at spatiotemporal city dynamics through mobile phone lenses (invited paper)
    Thomas Couronné, Ana-Maria Olteanu Raimond, Zbigniew Smoreda (Orange Labs, France)
  • Understanding urban dynamics from digital traces
    Francesco Calabrese, Fabio Pinelli (IBM Research, Ireland & MIT, USA)
  • Dynamics of the knowledge economy: how flows enable us to better understand urban economies
    Jon Reades (UCL, England)
  • Pervasive urban sensing with probe vehicles
    Yanmin Zhu, Xue Guangtao (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China)
11:00 Coffee break
11:30 Session 10a: Ubiquitous Computing

Session chair: Ana-Maria Olteanu (Orange Labs, France)

  • Region Disparity Estimation and Object Segmentation Based on Graph Cut and Combination of Multiple Features
    Qiuyu Zhu (Shanghai University, China)
  • AaltoWindow: Open multitouch framework for public displays
    Vuorimaa Petri (Aalto University, Finland)
  • Design of Smart City: From Concept To Planning
    Ziqin Sang (Wuhan Research Institute of Posts & Telecommunicatio, China)
Session 10b: Advanced Data Processing

Session chair: Xue Guangtao (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China)

  • PDGAP: A Data Mining System to Pothole Detection Using On-board Sensors
    Xiaolin Zhang, Mingming Lu, Kongyang Chen, Ziqiang Li, Jinwu Wu and Qi Wei (Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
  • Text Categorization Using Mean Shift
    Yuan Man, Ouyang Yuanxin and Xiong Zhang (Beihang University, China)

  • A New Framework for Representing Semantics in 3D Model Retrieval
    Langshi Chen (Beihang University, China)
13:00 Lunch break
14:30 Session 11: Dynamic Urban Communications

Session chair: Khaldoun Al Agha (University Paris-Sud 11, France)

  • Urbanization of digital cities
    Guy Pujolle (UPMC, France)
  • Communication for smart cities - smart cities for more efficient communication
    Adam Wolitz (TU Berlin, Germany)
  • Cognitive radio strategies in heterogeneous environments
    Bijan Jabbari (George Masson University, USA)
16:00 Coffee break
16:20 Project meetings
18:20 End of conference and workshop