Technical Program


Tuesday, 12th June

Workshops’ Program


WoWMoM Workshops

Please see the workshops page for their technical programs.


PhD Colloquium Feedback Session

Wednesday, 13th June

09:00 - 09:30

Welcome and Introduction

General Chair: Polychronis Koutsakis, Murdoch University, Australia

Program Co-Chairs: Salil Kanhere, UNSW Sydney, Australia and Vasilios Siris, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece

09:30 - 10:30

Keynote 1: “Dependable Internet of Things”, Kay Roemer, TU Graz, Austria

Chair: Salil Kanhere, UNSW Sydney, Australia

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:30

Session 1A Network Virtualization

Chair: George Polyzos, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece

Realizing Wireless Communication through Software-defined HyperSurface Environments

Christos Liaskos (Institute of Computer Science, Foundation of Research and Technology, Hellas, Greece); Shuai Nie (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA); Ageliki Tsioliaridou (FORTH, Greece); Andreas Pitsillides (University of Cyprus, Cyprus); Sotiris Ioannidis (Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas, Greece); Ian F. Akyildiz (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)

A2VF: Adaptive Allocation for Virtual Network Functions in Wireless Access Network

Tran Anh Quang Pham (B-Com, France); Abbas Bradai (XLIM Institute, University of Poitiers, France); Kamal Deep Singh (Telecom Saint Etienne & University Jean Monnet, France); Roberto Riggio (FBK CREATE-NET, Italy)

MANET-oriented SDN: Motivations, Challenges, and a Solution Prototype

Paolo Bellavista and Alessandro Dolci (University of Bologna, Italy); Carlo Giannelli (University of Ferrara, Italy)

Optimization-in-the-Loop for Energy-Efficient 5G

Francesco Malandrino, Carla-Fabiana Chiasserini and Claudio E. Casetti (Politecnico di Torino, Italy); Giada Landi (Nextworks, Italy)

Session 1B Connected Vehicles

Chair: Raffaele Bruno, Institute of Informatics and Telematics - CNR, Italy

Performance Analysis of C-V2I-based Automotive Collision Avoidance

Marco Malinverno, Giuseppe Avino, Claudio E. Casetti, Carla-Fabiana Chiasserini and Francesco Malandrino (Politecnico di Torino, Italy); Salvatore Scarpina (TIM - Telecom Italia Group, Italy)

Performance analysis of a Device-to-Device Offloading Scheme for Vehicular Networks

Loreto Pescosolido (CNR - Italian National Research Council, Italy); Marco Conti and Andrea Passarella (IIT-CNR, Italy)

Efficient Uplink from Vehicular Micro Cloud Solutions to Data Centers

Gurjashan Singh Pannu (Paderborn University, Germany); Takamasa Higuchi (Toyota InfoTechnology Center, Japan); Onur Altintas (Toyota InfoTechnology Center Inc., USA); Falko Dressler (Paderborn University, Germany)

Infrastructure-Assisted Communication for NDN-VANETs

Eirini Kalogeiton and Torsten Ingo Braun (University of Bern, Switzerland)

12:30 - 14:00


14:00 - 15:30

Session 2A: Device-to-Device and Multimedia

Chair: Symeon Papavassiliou, National Technical University of Athens, Greece

Delay-Constrained Profit Maximization for Data Deposition in Mobile Opportunistic Device-to-Device Networks

Yang Liu (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, P.R. China); A M A Elman Bashar (Plymouth State University, USA); BaiJun Wu (University of Louisiana at Lafayette, USA); Hongyi Wu (Old Dominion University, USA)

Infrastructureless Pervasive Information Sharing with COTS Devices and Software

Noelia Perez Palma (IMDEA Networks & University Carlos III, Spain); Vincenzo Mancuso (IMDEA Networks, Spain); Marco G Ajmone Marsan (Politecnico di Torino, Italy & IMDEA Networks, Spain)

A Detection Mechanism for Internal Attacks on Pull-based P2P Streaming Systems

Hatem Ismail (Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany); Stefanie Roos (University of Waterloo, Canada); Neeraj Suri (Technische Universitaet Darmstadt, Germany)

QoE Degradation Attack in Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over ICN

Mauro Conti (University of Padua, Italy); Ralph Droms (Google, Cambridge, MA USA.); Muhammad Hassan (University of Padua, Italy); Sebastiano Valle (Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy)

Session 2B: Cooperative communication and mmWave

Chair: Stefanos Papadakis, Institute of Computer Science – FORTH, Greece

Practical Evaluation of Cooperative Communication for Ultra-Reliability and Low-Latency

Martin Serror, Sebastian Vaaßen and Klaus Wehrle (RWTH Aachen University, Germany); James Gross (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden)

Mm-wave Initial Access: A Context Information Overview

Francesco Devoti, Ilario Filippini and Antonio Capone (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)

Proportional Fair Decentralized Scheduling for mmWave D2D Communications

Gek Hong (Allyson) Sim (TU Darmstadt, Germany); Cristina Cano (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain)

Medium Access and Transport Protocol Aspects in Practical 802.11ad Networks

Hany Assasa (IMDEA Networks Institute & Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain); Swetank Kumar Saha (University at Buffalo, SUNY, USA); Adrian Loch (IMDEA Networks Institute, Spain); Dimitrios Koutsonikolas (University at Buffalo, SUNY, USA); Joerg Widmer (IMDEA Networks Institute, Spain)

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee Break

16:00 - 18:00

Work in Progress Poster Session

Chair: Vasilios Siris, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece

Physical-Layer Protocols for Lightweight Wildlife Tags with Internet-of-Things Transceivers

Sivan Toledo (Tel-Aviv University, Israel); Yotam Orchan and David Shohami (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel); Motti Charter (The Shamir Research Institute, University of Haifa, Israel); Ran Nathan (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)

Relevance-Aware Information Dissemination in Vehicular Networks

Tobias Meuser and Björn Richerzhagen (Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany); Ioannis Stavrakakis (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece & IMDEA Networks, Spain & UC3M, Spain); The An Binh Nguyen and Ralf Steinmetz (Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany)

Weighting Past on the Geo-aware State Deployment Problem

Diogo Lima (LaSIGE, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa & Escola Superior de Hotelaria e Turismo do Estoril, Portugal); Hugo Miranda (Universidade de Lisboa & Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal); Francois Taiani (University of Renne 1, France)

The Impact of Social-Network Diffusion on Wireless Edge Resource Allocation

Iordanis Koutsopoulos (Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece)

Modeling of Data Dissemination in OppNets

Zeynep Vatandas (Hamburg University of Technology, Germany); Sascha Hamm, Koojana Kuladinithi and Ulrich Killat (Technical University Hamburg-Harburg, Germany); Andreas Timm-Giel (Hamburg University of Technology, Germany); Anna Förster (University of Bremen, Germany)

Policy-Based Access Control for Constrained Healthcare Resources

Shantanu Pal, Michael J Hitchens, Vijay Varadharajan and Tahiry Rabehaja (Macquarie University, Australia)

Demonstrations Session

Chair: Stefanos Papadakis, Institute of Computer Science – FORTH, Greece

A Delay-Tolerant Payment Scheme on the Ethereum Blockchain

Ahsan Manzoor (University of Oulu, Finland); Yining Hu (UNSW Sydney & Data61-CSIRO, Australia); Madhusanka Liyanage (University of Oulu, Finland); Parinya Ekparinya and Kanchana Thilakarathna (The University of Sydney, Australia); Guillaume Jourjon (Data61-CSIRO, Australia); Aruna Seneviratne and Salil S. Kanhere (UNSW Sydney, Australia); Mika E Ylianttila (University of Oulu & Centre for Wireless Communications, Finland)

Mobile Relay Architecture for Low-Power IoT Devices

Ahsan Manzoor, Pawani Porambage and Madhusanka Liyanage (University of Oulu, Finland); Mika E Ylianttila (University of Oulu & Centre for Wireless Communications, Finland); Andrei Gurtov (Linköping University, Sweden)

A Demonstration of Seamless Inter-Technology Mobility in Heterogeneous Networks

Patrick Bosch, Tom De Schepper, Ensar Zeljkovic, Farouk Mahfoudhi, Yorick De Bock, Jeroen Famaey and Steven Latré (University of Antwerp & Imec IDLab, Belgium)

A Demonstration of Privacy-Preserving Aggregate Queries for Optimal Location Selection

Cihan Eryonucu (Bilkent University, Turkey); Engin Zeydan (Türk Telekom Labs, Turkey); Erman Ayday (Bilkent University, Turkey)

A Management Model for Low Powered Wireless Personal Area Networks

Yekta Turk (Türk Telekom, Turkey)

PhD Colloquium Poster Session

Chair: Marilia Curado, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Performance Analysis of Epidemic Routing in Destination-less OppNets

Vishnupriya Kuppusamy (University of Bremen, Germany)

ATP: A Fast Joining Technique for IEEE802.15.4-TSCH Networks

Apostolos Karalis (University of Piraeus, Greece)

Energy-Efficient Data Acquisition in Mobile Crowdsensing Systems

Andrea Capponi (University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg)

A New Objective Function For Hybrid Network In The Smart Grid

François Lemercier (IMT Atlantique & Itron, France)

17:00 - 19:00

Welcome Reception

Thursday, 14th June

09:00 - 10:30

Session 3A: Radio Resource Management

Chair: Roberto Riggio, FBK CREATE-NET, Italy

Coexistence Gaps in Space via Interference Nulling for LTE-U/WiFi Coexistence

Suzan Bayhan, Anatolij Zubow and Adam Wolisz (Technische Universität Berlin, Germany)

Fair Adaptive Data Rate Allocation and Power Control in LoRaWAN

Khaled Q. Abdelfadeel, Victor Cionca and Dirk Pesch (Nimbus Centre, Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland)

Resource Allocation to Maximize Fairness and Minimize Interference for Maximum Spectrum Reuse in 5G Cellular Networks

Ajay Pratap, Rajiv Misra (Indian Institute of Technology Patna, India) and Sajal K. Das (Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA)

Lasagna: Programming Abstractions for End-to-End Slicing in Software-Defined WLANs

Estefania Coronado Calero and Roberto Riggio (FBK CREATE-NET, Italy); José Villalón and Antonio Garrido (University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain)

Session 3B: IoT

Chair: Giacomo Tanganelli, University of Pisa, Italy

Assessing Redundancy Models for IoT Reliability

Soraya Sinche (Escuela Politécnica Nacional, Ecuador & University of Coimbra, Portugal); Oswaldo Polo (Centre of Informatics and Systems of the University of Coimbra, Portugal); Duarte Raposo, Marcelo Fernandes and Fernando Boavida (University of Coimbra, Portugal); André Rodrigues (Centre of Informatics and Systems of the University of Coimbra & Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra, ISCAC, Portugal); Vasco Pereira and Jorge Sá Silva (University of Coimbra, Portugal)

Design and Evaluation of a Rate-Based Congestion Control Mechanism in CoAP for IoT Applications

Emilio Ancillotti (Italian National Research Council, Italy); Raffaele Bruno (IIT-CNR, Italy); Carlo Vallati and Enzo Mingozzi (University of Pisa, Italy)

Analysis and improvement of the On-The-Fly Bandwidth Reservation algorithm for 6TiSCH

Francesca Righetti, Carlo Vallati, Giuseppe Anastasi (University of Pisa, Italy); Sajal K. Das (Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA)

Annapurna: Building a Real-World Smartwatch-based Automated Food Journal

Sougata Sen (Dartmouth College, USA); Vigneshwaran Subbaraju (NTU, Singapore); Archan Misra, Rajesh K Balan and Youngki Lee (Singapore Management University, Singapore)

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:30

Panel 1: Mind the Gaps - Network management, security, privacy, and interoperability in IoT spaces
Panelists: Albert Banchs, Archan Misra, Sajal Das. Moderator: George Polyzos

12:30 - 14:00


14:00 - 15:00

Keynote 2: “Network slicing: Enabling Customization in 5G Mobile Networks”

Albert Banchs, IMDEA Networks Institute and University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain

Chair: Vasilios Siris, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece

15:00 - 15:30

Coffee Break

15:30 - 17:15

Session 4A: Routing

Chair: Petros Spachos, University of Guelph, Canada

On the Impact of Local Computation Over Routing Performance in Green Wireless Networks

Stefano Basagni (Northeastern University, USA); Valerio Di Valerio, Georgia Koutsandria and Chiara Petrioli (University of Rome 'La Sapienza', Italy)

Analysis of Spectral Properties for Efficient Coverage Under Probabilistic Flooding

George Koufoudakis and Konstantinos Oikonomou (Ionian University, Greece); Sonia Aïssa (INRS, University of Quebec, Canada); Ioannis Stavrakakis (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens & IMDEA Networks & UC3M, Greece)

Cluster-based Replication: a Forwarding Strategy for Mobile Opportunistic Networks

Evangelos Papapetrou and Aristidis Likas (University of Ioannina, Greece)

Optimal Number of Paths with Multipath Routing in Hybrid Networks

Sébastien Henri and Patrick Thiran (EPFL, Switzerland)

Performance Evaluation of a Proposed On-Demand Recharging Policy in Wireless Sensor Networks

Georgios Tsoumanis and Konstantinos Oikonomou (Ionian University, Greece); Sonia Aïssa (INRS, University of Quebec, Canada); Ioannis Stavrakakis (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece & IMDEA Networks, Spain & UC3M, Spain)

Session 4B: PHY/MAC Layer

Chair: Claudio Casetti, Politecnico di Torino, Italy

IEEE 802.11ah Restricted Access Window Surrogate Model for Real-Time Station Grouping

Le Tian (University of Antwerp, Belgium); Michael Mehari (Ghent University & Imec, IDLab, Belgium); Serena Santi (University of Antwerp & Imec, IDLab, Belgium); Steven Latré (University of Antwerp & Imec, Belgium); Eli De Poorter (Ghent University & Imec, Belgium); Jeroen Famaey (University of Antwerp & Imec, Belgium)

When Analog Meets Digital: Source-Encoded Physical-Layer Network Coding

Raphael Naves and Gentian Jakllari (University of Toulouse, France); Hicham Khalife and Vania Conan (Thales Communications & Security, France); André-Luc Beylot (University of Toulouse, France)

Enabling Runtime Adaptation of Physical Layer Settings for Dependable UWB Communications

Bernhard Grosswindhager, Carlo Alberto Boano, Michael Rath and Kay Römer (Graz University of Technology, Austria)

Two-Slot Based Model of the IEEE 802.11ah Restricted Access Window with Enabled Transmissions Crossing Slot Boundaries

Andrey Lyakhov, Evgeny Khorov and Ruslan Yusupov (IITP RAS, Russia)

MAC Protocol for Supporting Multiple Roaming Users in Multi-Cell UWB Localization Networks

Nicola Macoir (Imec IDLab & Ghent University, Belgium); Matteo Ridolfi (Ghent University & Imec IDLab, Belgium); Jen Rossey (Imec IDLab & Ghent University, Belgium); Ingrid Moerman (Ghent University & Imec, Belgium); Eli De Poorter (Ghent University & Imec, Belgium)

20:30 - 23:30

Gala Dinner

Friday, 15th June

09:00 - 10:30

Panel 2: The Brave New World of Data analytics
Panelists: Vana Kalogeraki, Andrea Passarella, Symeon Papavassiliou, George Pavlou. Moderator: Maria Papadopouli

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:30

Session 5A: Mobility and Location-based Services

Chair: Konstantinos Oikonomou, Ionian University, Greece

Better Together: Collaborative Monitoring for Location-based Services

Nils Richerzhagen, Roland Kluge, Björn Richerzhagen, Patrick Lieser and Boris Koldehofe (Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany); (TU Darmstadt, Germany); Ioannis Stavrakakis (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece & IMDEA Networks, Spain & UC3M, Spain); Ralf Steinmetz (Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany)

MOOC: A Mobility Control based Clustering Scheme for Area Coverage in FANETs

Xiao Cheng (Nanjing University, P.R. China); Chao Dong (College of Communication Engineering, P. L. A University of Science and Technology, P.R. China); Haipeng Dai (Nanjing University & State Key Laboratory for Novel Software Technology, P.R. China); Guihai Chen (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, P.R. China)

Evaluating the Health State of Urban Areas using Multi-source Heterogeneous Data

Dimitrios Tomaras and Vana Kalogeraki (Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece); Nikolas Zygouras, Nikolaos Panagiotou and Dimitrios Gunopulos (University of Athens, Greece)

Latency Minimization Through Optimal User Matchmaking in Multi-Party Online Applications

Ning Wang and Jie Wu (Temple University, USA)

Session 5B: Edge Computing

Chair: Andrea Passarella, Institute of Informatics and Telematics - CNR, Italy

Edge-MAP: Auction Markets for Edge Resource Provisioning

Argyrios G. Tasiopoulos, Onur Ascigil, Ioannis Psaras and George Pavlou (University College London, United Kingdom)

Composable Distributed Mobile Applications and Services in Opportunistic Networks

Chrysa Papadaki, Teemu Kärkkäinen and Jörg Ott (Technische Universität München, Germany)

Show me the Cache: Optimizing Cache-Friendly Recommendations for Sequential Content Access

Theodoros Giannakas (EURECOM, France); Pavlos Sermpezis (FORTH, Greece); Thrasyvoulos Spyropoulos (EURECOM, France)

Forecasting mobile service demands for anticipatory MEC

Stavros Ntalampiras and Marco Fiore (National Research Council of Italy, Italy)


N2 Women Meeting & Panel Discussion


Dr. Suzan Bayhan, Senior Researcher, TKN, TU Berlin, Germany
Dr. Marilia Curado, Assistant Professor, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Dr. Maria Papadopouli, Professor, University of Crete & FORTH, Greece
Dr. Eirini Eleni Tsiropoulou, Assistant Professor, University of New Mexico

Organizer: Georgia Koutsandria, Ph.D Student, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Mentor: Dr. Maria Papadopouli, Professor, University of Crete & FORTH, Greece



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