21st ACM International Symposium on Mobility Management and Wireless Access (MobiWac'23)
Montreal, Canada -- October 29th - November 2nd, 2023


Sunday, October 29

8:45 - 9:00

Opening remarks

9:00 - 10:30

MIMO and Wireless Systems

Quantifying Network Level Improvement due to Beamforming on the Performance of Large-Scale Dense Urban IoT Networks
Vatsalya Gupta (Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, India); Abbas Dehghani Firouzabadi (Polytechnique Montreal, Canada); Hakim Mellah (Ecole Polytechnique of Montreal, Canada & Concordia University, Canada); Brunilde Sansò (Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Canada)
Spatial User Clustering and Power Control for Downlink MIMO-NOMA Systems
Samar Chebbi (University of Limoges, France); Oussama Habachi (LIMOS, France); Jean Pierre Cances and Vahid Meghdadi (University of Limoges, France)
Online Dependency-aware Task offloading in Cloudlet-based Edge Computing Networks
Mohammad Reza Golzari Oskoui and Brunilde Sansò (Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Canada)

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee break

11:00 - 12:30

Internet of Things

New Machine Learning Hybrid Models to Lower Position Errors for Bluetooth-Based Indoor Localizations
Tarek El Salti and Ed Sykes (Sheridan College, Canada); Joseph Cheung (TELUS, Canada); Kishan Dalal, Ayman Tauhid and Xiaoya Zou (Sheridan College, Canada)
Application-aware Energy Attack Mitigation in the Battery-less Internet of Things
Chetna Singhal (Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India); Thiemo Voigt (Swedish Institute of Computer Science & Uppsala University, Sweden); Luca Mottola (Politecnico di Milano-Italy and Swedish Institute of Computer Science (SICS), Italy)
Spatial Anti-Void Querying in Large IoT Networks
Ahmed Mostefaoui (Université de Franche Comté, France); Mohammed Amine Merzoug (University of Batna 2, Algeria); Reda Yahiaoui (Franche Comte University & Nanomedicine Lab, Imaging and Therapeutics, France)

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch break

13:30 - 15:00

Federated Learning and Wireless Systems

HFedSNN: Efficient Hierarchical Federated Learning using Spiking Neural Networks
Ons Aouedi (LS2N, France); Kandaraj Piamrat (Nantes University, INRIA, LS2N, France); Mario Sûdholt (IMT Atlantique, France)
Median-Krum: A joint Distance-Statistical based Byzantine-robust algorithm in Federated Learning
Francesco Colosimo and Floriano De Rango (University of Calabria, Italy)
Energy-aware Localization Protocol for Vehicular Networks
Noura Aljeri and Azzedine Boukerche (University of Ottawa, Canada)

15:00 - 15:30

Coffee break

15:30 - 17:30

Wireless communications

Catching the LoRa ADR bandit with a new Sheriff: J-LoRaNeS
Jules Courjault (Univ Rennes1 IRISA, France); Baptiste Vrigneau and Olivier Berder (Univ Rennes, CNRS, IRISA, France); Yvon Legoff and Claude Guichaoua (CG-Wireless, France)
Two Hops IRS Optimization in Urban Mobile Environment
Ndeye Penda Fall (University Gaston Berger, Senegal); Adel Mounir Said (National Telecommunication Institute (NTI), Egypt); Michel Marot (Institut TELECOM Telecom SudParis, France); Cherif Diallo (Universite Gaston Berger & SAMOVAR Research Lab, Senegal); Hossam Afifi (Télécom SudParis, Institut Telecom,, France); Hassine Moungla (Université Paris Cité, France & Instiut Polytechnique de Paris, France)
Distributed Collaborative Learning in Wireless Mobile Communication
Sogo Pierre Sanon (DFKI, Germany); Josephine Naa Ayeley Tetteh (Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, Germany); Hans D. Schotten (University of Kaiserslautern, Germany)

Monday, October 30

09:30 - 10:30

Keynote Speech

Research Directions in Network Architectures and Protocols for Intelligent Digital Infrastructures
JJ Garcia-Luna-Aceves (University of Toronto, Canada)

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee break

11:00 - 12:00


Demo Abstract: Experimental 6G Research Platform for Digital Twin-Enabled Beam Management
Karsten Heimann, Simon Häger and Christian Wietfeld (TU Dortmund University, Germany)
Demo-Abstract: A DTN System for Tracking Miners using GAE-LSTM and Contact Graph Routing in an Underground Mine
Abhay Goyal, Sanjay Madria and Samuel Frimpong (Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA)

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch break

13:30 - 14:30

Panel discussion

JJ Garcia-Luna-Aceves (University of Toronto, Canada), Douglas Blough (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA), Ahmed Helmy (University of North Carolina, USA)

14:30 - 15:00

Coffee break

15:00 - 17:00

Edge Computing and Wireless Networks

Pre-Overload Migration Scheme for NFV-based Fog Computing
Mohammed A Jasim (University of Washington Tacoma, USA); Nazli Siasi (Depaul University, USA); Adel Aldalbahi (King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia)
Gated Recurrent Units for Blockage Mitigation in mmWave Wireless
Ahmed Almutairi (Portland State University, USA); Alireza Keshavarz-Haddad (Shiraz University, Iran); Ehsan Aryafar (Portland State University, USA)
Fast and Optimal Beam Alignment for Off-the-Shelf mmWave Devices
Wei-Han Chen, Xin Liu, Kannan Srinivasan and Srinivasan Parthasarathy (The Ohio State University, USA)
User-centric AP Clustering with Deep Reinforcement Learning for Cell-Free Massive MIMO
Yu Tsukamoto, Akio Ikami, Naoki Aihara, Takahide Murakami, Hiroyuki Shinbo and Yoshiaki Amano (KDDI Research, Inc., Japan)

17:00 - 17:30

Closing remarks