The 4th ACM International Symposium on QoS and Security for Wireless and Mobile Networks

Q2SWinet 2008


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The 4th ACM International Symposium on
QoS and Security for Wireless and
Mobile Networks

Information for Speakers


The presentation facilities available are: overhead projector and portable PC projector. A portable PC equipped with Windows XP, MS Office and Acrobat Reader, and USB for USB key (no floppy) will be provided by the symposium organization for the presentation, upon request.


All speakers are kindly invited to hand out a short written speaker-bio to their session chair before the sessions start.


The available presentation time is 25 minutes (questions included) for FULL papers, 15 minutes (questions included) for SHORT papers. SHORT papers are listed in red in the program.


Technical Program (Tentative)


Monday, October 27


8.15 Registration Opens


8.30-8.45 - Symposium Opening – Message from the Chairs


8.45-10.00- Session I: Quality of Service in Wireless Broadband Networks I-


Session Chair: Guntur Ravindra (Motorola Research Lab, India)


  • Performance evaluation of real-time schedulers for HCCA function in IEEE 802.11e wireless networks,

G. Cecchetti (Scula Superiore S. Anna, Pisa, Italy), A.L.Ruscelli (Scula Superiore S. Anna, Pisa, Italy)


  • Throughput and QoS Optimization in Non-Uniform Multichannel Wireless Mesh Networks,

Ted Szymanski (McMaster University, Canada)


  • A Dynamic Call Admission Control Scheme for Optimization with QoS Provisioning in Multiclass Cellular Networks,

P. Jiang (Monash University, Australia), A. Sekercioglu (Monash University, Australia)


10.00-10.30: Coffee Break



10.30-12.00- Session II: Security Architectures for Wireless/Wired Access Networks - -


Session Chair: Albert Zomaya (University of Sydney, Australia)


  • Fast, Secure Handovers in 802.11: Back to the Basis,

R. Marques (University of Aveiro, Portugal), A. Zúquete (University of Aveiro, Portugal)


  • MobiSEC: A Novel Security Architecture for Wireless Mesh Networks,

F. Martignon (University of Bergamo, Italy), S. Paris (Politecnico di Milano, Italy), A. Capone (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)


  • Adaptive traffic filtering for efficient and secure IP-mobility,

M. Marchetti (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy), M. Colajanni (University of     Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy)


  • The Cost of Protecting Privacy in Multimedia Applications, SHORT PAPER

Khalil El-Khatib (UOIT, Canada)


12.00-13.30 Lunch Break



13.30-15.00- Session III: Quality of Service in Wireless Broadband Networks II –


Session Chair: Matteo Cesana (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)


  • In-Network Optimal Rate Reduction for Packetized MPEG Video,

G. Ravindra (Motorola Research Lab, India), J. Thaliath (International Institute of Information Technology, India), I. Chakeres (Motorola Research Lab, India)


  • A Distributed Resource Management Scheme for Load-balanced QoS Provisioning in Heterogeneous Mobile Wireless Networks,

Syed Zubair Ahmad, Muhammad Abdul Qadir, Mohammad Saeed Akbar (Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Pakistan)


  • ProbeCast: Ad Hoc Multicast Admission Control via Probing,

S. Oh (UCLA, US), G. Marfia (UCLA, US), M. Gerla (UCLA, US)


  • A Priority based QoS-Aware MAC Protocol (PQAMP) for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks, SHORT PAPER

N. Sarma (Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati), S. Nandi (Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati)


15.00-15.30  Coffee Break


15.30-17.00- Session IV: Security, Trust and Reputation  in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks –


Session Chair: André Zuquete (University of Aveiro, Portugal)


  • Using context information to evaluate cooperativeness,

 F. Klan (Friedrich-Schiller-University, Germany), M. Rohel (University of Rostock, Germany), B. König-Ries (Friedrich-Schiller-University, Germany), A. Uhrmacher (University of Rostock, Germany)


  • TSR: Trust-based Secure MANET Routing using HMMs,

M. E. Gaup Moe (NTNU, Norway), B. Helvik (NTNU, Norway), S. Knapskog (NTNU, Norway)


  • Trust Transferability Among Similar Contexts,

M. Tavakolifard (NTNU, Norway), S. Knapskog (NTNU, Norway), P. Herrmann (NTNU, Norway)


  • Secure Authentication and Management Scheme for RFID,  SHORT PAPER

Dae-Hee Seo (Ewha Womans University), Jang-Mi Baek (SoonChunHyang University),

Dong-Sub Cho (Ewha Womans University)


17.00-17.15- Concluding Remarks




Tuesday, October 28


Keynote Session (in conjunction with MsWim 2008)


Vehicular Urban Sensing: Efficiency and Privacy

Prof. M. Gerla, UCLA



Poster Session (in conjunction with MsWim 2008) Time To Be Defined


  • Differentiated Security in Wireless Mesh Networks

Thomas Gamer (University of Karlsruhe, Germany), Lars Voelker (University of Karlsruhe, Germany), Martina Zitterbart (University of Karlsruhe, Germany)


  • An efficient Security algorithm in mobile computing for resource constrained mobile devices,

Janet Light, Deepika David (University of New Brunswick, Canada)