16th ACM International Symposium on Mobility Management and Wireless Access
Montreal, Canada -- OCTOBER 28th - NOV 2nd, 2018


Tentative Technical Program



Wednesday, October 31


07:30 - 08:15 Registration Opens


08:15 - 08:30 Welcome Message from the Co-Chairs


08:30 – 09:45 Session 1: Wireless Networking


Analyzing the Coexistence of WiFi and LAA-LTE Towards a Proportional Throughput Fairness

Aliasghar Keyhanian (Carleton University, Canada); Aris Leivadeas (École de technologie supérieure); Ioannis Lambadaris (Carleton University, Canada); Ioannis Marmorkos (Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki, Greece)


Microgrid Data Aggregation and Wireless Transfer Scheduling in the Presence of Time Sensitive Events

Ahmed Omara and Wendong Yuan (University of Ottawa, Canada); Michele Nogueira (Federal University of Parana (UFPR), Brazil); Burak Kantarci (University of Ottawa, Canada); Lei Wu (Clarkson University, USA)



09:45 - 10:15 Coffee Break


10:15 - 11:15 Keynote Speech


11:15 - 12:15 Session 2: Routing and Security


Optimizing Message Ferry Scheduling in a DTN

Sankardas Roy (Bowling Green State University, USA); Daniele Tomasi and Mauro Conti (University of Padua, Italy); Shiva Bhusal (Bowling Green State University, USA); Arkajyoti Roy (University of Texas at San Antonio, USA); Jiang Li (Howard University, USA)


General Security Considerations of LoRaWAN Version 1.1 Infrastructures

Thomas Mundt (University of Rostock, Germany); Simon Rietschel and Alexander Gladisch (T-Systems MMS, Germany); Johann Bauer, Johannes Goltz and Simeon Wiedenmann (University of Rostock, Germany)


Access-aware backhaul optimization in 5G

Rakibul Islam Rony (Universitat Politènica de Catalunya, Spain); Elena Lopez-Aguilera and Eduard Garcia-Villegas (Technical University of Catalonia (UPC), Spain)


A Hybrid Approach for RRH Clustering in Cloud Radio Access Networks based on Game Theory

Karen Boulos (Saint Joseph University of Beirut & University of Paris-Sud, Lebanon); Kinda Khawam (Université de Versailles, France); Melhem El Helou (Saint Joseph University of Beirut, Lebanon); Marc Ibrahim (Saint Joseph University & Saint Joseph University - ESIB, Lebanon); Steven Martin (Paris-Sud University, France); Hadi Edmond Sawaya (Saint Joseph University, Lebanon)



13:30 – 17:00 Poster Session / Panel Discussion




Thursday, November 1


08:30 - 10:00 Session 3: Network Management and Control


Peer-to-Peer Energy-Aware Tree Network Formation

Adelina Madhja and Sotiris E. Nikoletseas (University of Patras and Computer Technology Institute, Greece);

Dimitrios Tsolovos (Inria & University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France); Alexandros Voudouris (University of Patras, Greece)


A Power Signal Based Dynamic Approach to Detecting Anomalous Behavior in Wireless Devices

Robin Joe Prabhahar Soundar Raja James (University Of Waterloo, Canada); Abdurhman Albasir and Kshirasagar Naik (University of Waterloo, Canada); Marzia Zaman (Carleton University, Canada); Nishith Goel (Cistel, Canada)


Toward a Self-Positioning Access Point for WiFi Networks

Yubing Jian, Shruti Lall and Raghupathy Sivakumar (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)



10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break


10:30 - 12:00 Session 4: Vehicular and Cellular Networks


Fuel Efficient Routes Using Vehicular Sensor Data

André Campolina (Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil); Max do Val Machado (Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais, Brazil); Antonio A.F. Loureiro (Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil)


Link Adaptation for Fair Coexistence of Wi-Fi and LAA-LTE

Aris Leivadeas (École de technologie supérieure); Thomas Nilsson (Ericsson Research, Sweden); Aroosh Elahi (Ericsson, Canada); Aliasghar Keyhanian and Ioannis Lambadaris (Carleton University, Canada)


Energy-Efficient Human Activity Detection in Smart Spaces

Neha Avinash Belapurkar and Baris Aksanli (San Diego State University, USA)


12:00 - 13:30 Lunch Break


13:30 - 15:00 Session 5: Routing and Authentication


Gesture and Sociability-based Continuous Authentication on Smart Mobile Devices

Zachary Rauen and Fazel Anjomshoa (Clarkson University, USA); Burak Kantarci (University of Ottawa, Canada)


FastHLA: Energy-Efficient Mobile Data Transfer Optimization based on Historical Log Analysis

Kemal Guner and Zulkar Nine (University at Buffalo, USA); Muhammed Fatih Bulut (IBM Research, USA); Tevfik Kosar (University at Buffalo, USA)


An Ant Colony-based Mesh Routing Protocol for Maximizing Low Power and Lossy Networks Lifetime

Janine Kniess (Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina, Brazil); Vinicius Marques (Santa Catarina State University (UDESC), Brazil); Rafael Stubs Parpinelli (Santa Catarina State University, Brazil)



15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break


15:30 - 17:15 Session 6: Mobility Analysis and QoS


An Analysis of User Mobility in Cellular Networks

Shamma NikhatMustafa Mehmet-Ali (Concordia University, Canada)


QoS based Joint Radio Resource Allocation for Multi-Homing Calls in Heterogeneous Wireless Access Network

Nagina Zarin and Anjali Agarwal (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Concordia University Montreal, Canada)


Exploiting Mobility to Improve Underwater Sensor Networks

Rodolfo W. L. Coutinho and Azzedine Boukerche (University of Ottawa)


17:15 - 17:30 Closing Remarks