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Communication Networks and Services Research, Annual Conference on (2007)
Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
May 14, 2007 to May 17, 2007
ISBN: 0-7695-2835-X
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction

Reviewers (PDF)

pp. xvi
Tutorials

Autonomic Wireless Networks in Smart Environments (Abstract)

Antonio A.F. Loureiro , Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Linnyer B. Ruiz , State University of Londrina, Brazil
pp. 5-7

Wireless Sensor Network: Research vs. Reality Design and Deployment Issues (Abstract)

Naser El-Sheimy , University of Calgary, Canada
Mohamed Youssef , University of Calgary, Canada
pp. 8-9

The Services Network (Abstract)

Paul A.S. Ward , University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
pp. 10-12
Sensor Networks I Session 1A

Security Monitoring Using Wireless Sensor Networks (Abstract)

Abdellah Chehri , LRCS Laboratory, Canada
Pierre-Martin Tardif , Laval University, Canada
Paul Fortier , Laval University, Canada
pp. 13-17

Distance-Based Segmentation: An Energy-Efficient Clustering Hierarchy for Wireless Microsensor Networks (Abstract)

M. Fazeli , Sharif University of Technology Tehran, Iran
M. T. Manzuri , Sharif University of Technology Tehran, Iran
N. Amini , Sharif University of Technology Tehran, Iran
S. G. Miremadi , Sharif University of Technology Tehran, Iran
pp. 18-25

Structural Monitoring using Wireless Sensors and Controller Area Network (Abstract)

Sajid Hussain , Acadia University, Canada
Gregory Jaman , SMT Research, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
pp. 26-34
Communication Systems Session 1B

Topology Design of Optical Networks Based on Existing Power Grids (Abstract)

Areeyata Sripetch , Asian Institute of Technology and Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand
Poompat Saengudomlert , Asian Institute of Technology and Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand
pp. 35-40

Antenna Load Mismatch Effects in EER-Based Transmitters for Digital Audio Broadcasting (Abstract)

Jacek Ilow , Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada
Manmeet S. Goldy , Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada
Scott H. Melvin , Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada
pp. 41-46

On the Use of Energy Activation Functions in Parallel Interference Cancellation for Asynchronous CDMA Systems (Abstract)

Xiaoyan Feng , University of Newcastle, UK
Bayan Sharif , University of Newcastle, UK
Charalampos Tsimenidis , University of Newcastle, UK
pp. 47-54
Sensor Networks II Session 2A

Bounding the Information Collection Performance of Wireless Sensor Network Routing (Abstract)

Stefan Pettersson , Mid Sweden University, Sundsvall, SE 85170, Sweden
Qinghua Wang , Mid Sweden University, Sundsvall, SE 85170, Sweden
Tingting Zhang , Mid Sweden University, Sundsvall, SE 85170, Sweden
pp. 55-62

A User Friendly Toolkit for Building Robust Environmental Sensor Networks (Abstract)

John-Paul Arp , University of New Brunswick
Bradford G. Nickerson , University of New Brunswick
pp. 76-84
Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing Session 2B

PTS Peak Power Reduction of OFDM Signals with Low Complexity IFFTs (Abstract)

T. A. Gulliver , University of Victoria, Canada
A. Ghassemi , University of Victoria, Canada
pp. 85-92

Modified Order-Recursive Least Squares Estimator for the Noisy OFDM Channels (Abstract)

Eugene Golovins , University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, South Africa
Neco Ventura , University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, South Africa
pp. 93-100

Carrier-Frequency Offset Estimation via the EM Algorithm for MIMO-OFDM Iterative Receivers (Abstract)

M. Ardebilipour , K.N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
S. Salari , K.N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
J.P. Cances , University of Limoges, ENSIL, France
V. Meghdadi , University of Limoges, ENSIL, France
M. Ahmadian , K.N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
pp. 101-106

Outage Probability and Percentage of Cell Area for OFDMA Cellular Systems with Sectoring (Abstract)

W.H. Tranter , Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Heba A. Shaban , Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VT-MENA), AAST, Alexandria Egypt
M. A. Nasr , AAST, Alexandria, Egypt
pp. 107-116
WEB Session 3A

GUMSAWS: A Generic User Modeling Server for Adaptive Web Systems (Abstract)

Ali A. Ghorbani , University of New Brunswick
Jie Zhang , University of Waterloo, Canada
pp. 117-124

A Novel Approach for Frequent Phrase Mining in Web Search Engine Query Streams (Abstract)

Ali A. Ghorbani , University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada
M. Barouni-Ebarhimi , University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada
pp. 125-132

Performance Analysis of Web Service Replica Selection in an Extranet (Abstract)

Shikharesh Majumdar , Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa.
Laura Serghi , Alcatel, Ottawa
Chung-Horng Lung , Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa
Partheeban Chandrasekaran , Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa
pp. 141-147

The Application of Users' Collective Experience for Crafting Suitable Search Engine Query Recommendations (Abstract)

Ebrahim Bagheri , University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada
Faezeh Ensan , University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada
Mohsen Kahani , Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran.
pp. 148-156
Security I Session 3B

Evaluation Framework of Location Privacy of Wireless Mobile Systems with Arbitrary Beam Pattern (Abstract)

Ford Long Wong , University of Cambridge
Shishir Nagaraja , University of Cambridge
Min Lin , University of Cambridge
Frank Stajano , University of Cambridge
Ian Wassell , University of Cambridge
pp. 157-165

Analyzing Attacks in Wireless Ad Hoc Network with Self-Organizing Maps (Abstract)

Seungchan Oh , University of Arizona
Salim Hariri , University of Arizona
Traian Avram , University of Arizona
pp. 166-175

A Scenario for Identity Management in Daidalos (Abstract)

Zhikui Chen , Universitat Stuttgart
pp. 176-183
Security I Session 3B

A Security-Centric Comparative Study of PLEASE with Existing GKM Protocols (Abstract)

Rhymend V Uthariaraj , Anna University Student
S Srinivasan , Anna University Student
T.C Rangarajan , Anna University Student
pp. 192-202
Ad Hoc Networks and Emerging Communications Technologies I Session 4A

A Middleware Architecture for Mobile and Pervasive Large-Scale Augmented Reality Games (Abstract)

Joao Orvalho , Systems of Coimbra University, Portugal
Pedro Ferreira , Systems of Coimbra University, Portugal
Fernando Boavida , Systems of Coimbra University, Portugal
pp. 203-212

Structural Unfairness in 802.11-basedWireless Mesh Networks (Abstract)

Paul A.S. Ward , University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario
Lily Li , University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario
pp. 213-220

Topology Optimization for Backbone Wireless Mesh Networks (Abstract)

Mani Malekesmaeili , University of Tehran, Tehran 14399, Iran
Mehdi Soltan , Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
Mohsen Shiva , University of Tehran, Tehran 14399, Iran
pp. 221-230
Communications Algorithms Session 4B

On Interference in Uplink SDMA SC-FDE system (Abstract)

David Falconer , Carleton University, Canada
Florence Danilo-Lemoine , Carleton University, Canada
Fayyaz Siddiqui , Carleton University, Canada
pp. 231-238

MP&A Mixed Decoding Algorithm for LDPC Codes (Abstract)

Hsu-Hung Yang , National Central University, Taiwan
C.L. Ho , National Central University, Taiwan
pp. 239-244

A New Simple Adaptive Noise Cancellation Scheme Based On ALE and NLMS Filter (Abstract)

Jafar Ramadhan Mohammed , University Of Mosul, Electronic Engineering College, Mosul, IRAQ.
pp. 245-254
Protocol Design and Analysis Session 5A

Concurrency Handling in TCP (Abstract)

Niki Pissinou , Florida International University
Yu Dong , Florida International University
Jian Wang , Florida International University
pp. 255-262

An Adaptive FEC-based Packet Loss Recovery Scheme Using RZ Turbo Codes (Abstract)

Xin Liao , Dalhousie University
Ali Al-Shaikhi , Dalhousie University
Jacek Ilow , Dalhousie University
pp. 263-267

Capacity of Cellular CDMA Systems with Integrated Voice and Data Services (Abstract)

J. Almhana , University of Moncton, NB, Canada
C. Li , University of Moncton, NB, Canada
Z. Liu , University of Moncton, NB, Canada
R. McGorman , Nortel, Canada
pp. 268-274

An Adaptive IEEE 802.11 Scheme for Voice and Data Services in Wireless LANs (Abstract)

Zikuan Liu , University of Moncton, Moncton, NB, Canada
Robert McGorman , Nortel, Canada
Changle Li , University of Moncton, Moncton, NB, Canada
Jalal Almhana , University of Moncton, Moncton, NB, Canada
Jiandong Li , Xidian University, Xi?an 710071, Shaanxi, China
pp. 275-282
Ultra-Wide Band Networks Session 5B

Performance of UWB Systems with Suboptimal Receivers under IEEE 802.15.4a Industrial Environments (Abstract)

Hong Nie , University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa, USA
Zhizhang (David) Chen , Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
Huiling Gong , Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
pp. 283-286

Performance Analysis of Non-Orthogonal Pulse Position Modulation for Time-Hopping UWB Transmission (Abstract)

Aaron Gulliver , University of Victoria
Hao Zhang , Ocean University of China
Wei Li , University of Victoria
pp. 287-293

Achieving Rate Two Space-Time-Frequency Codes for Multiband UWB-MIMO Communication Systems Using Rotated Multidimensional Modulation (Abstract)

L. Wuttisittikulkij , Chulalongkorn University, Pathumwan Bangkok 10330 Thailand
J. Chusing , Chulalongkorn University, Pathumwan Bangkok 10330 Thailand
S. Segkhoontod , Government Information Technology Services (GITS), Ratchatewi Bangkok 10400 Thailand
pp. 294-301

A Two-step TOA Estimation Method for IR-UWB Ranging Systems (Abstract)

Qinyu Zhang , Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen 518055, P.R. China
Shaohua Wu , Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin
Naitong Zhang , Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin
pp. 302-310
Poster Session Session 6A

A Flexible Hybrid Architecture for Management of Distributed Web Service Registries (Abstract)

Babak Esfandiari , Carleton University, Ottawa, CANADA
Laura Serghi , Alcatel-Lucent, Ottawa, CANADA
Afiya Kassim , Carleton University, Ottawa, CANADA
Shikharesh Majumdar , Carleton University, Ottawa, CANADA
pp. 311-313

Type Approving the Signaling Systems (Abstract)

Hassan Yeganeh , Iran Telecom Research Center, Tehran, Iran
Maryam Fallahpour , K.N. Toosi Univetristy of Technology, Tehran, Iran
Hassan Moradi , Iran Telecom Research Center, Tehran, Iran
pp. 314-316

Toward Assessing Data Quality of Ontology Matching on the Web (Abstract)

Yevgen Biletskiy , University of New Brunswick Canada
Olga Vorochek , Kharkiv National University of Radio-Electronics, Ukraine
pp. 317-322
Security II Session 6B

Improved Remote User Authentication Scheme Preserving User Anonymity (Abstract)

Yixian Yang , Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, 100876, Beijing, China
Xinxin Niu , Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, 100876, Beijing, China
Lanlan Hu , Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, 100876, Beijing, China
pp. 323-328

Public Key Multi-Message Signcryption (PK-MMS) Scheme For Secure Communication Systems (Abstract)

Hassan M. Elkamchouchi , Alexandria University-Egypt
Esam A. A. Hagras , Alexandria University-Egypt
Abdel-Aty M. Emarah , Alexandria University-Egypt
pp. 329-334

Risk Analysis in Critical Infrastructure Systems based on the Astrolabe Methodology (Abstract)

Ali A. Ghorbani , University of New Brunswick, Canada
Ebrahim Bagheri , University of New Brunswick, Canada
pp. 335-344

Using Neuro-Fuzzy Approach to Reduce False Positive Alerts (Abstract)

Denis Riordan , Dalhousie University, Canada
Sumalee Sonamthiang , Dalhousie University, Canada
Riyad Alshammari , Dalhousie University, Canada
Mohsen Teimouri , Dalhousie University, Canada
pp. 345-349

Comparative Study of Supervised Machine Learning Techniques for Intrusion Detection (Abstract)

Farnaz Gharibian , University of New Brunswick
Ali A. Ghorbani , University of New Brunswick
pp. 350-358
Ad Hoc Networks and Emerging Communications Technologies II Session 7A

Testing Intrusion Detection Systems in MANET: A Comprehensive Study (Abstract)

Joey Paquet , Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Mourad Debbabi , Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Hadi Otrok , Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Prabir Bhattacharya , Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
pp. 364-371

Secure Dynamic MANET On-demand (SEDYMO) Routing Protocol (Abstract)

Helena Rifa-Pous , Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain
Jordi Herrera-Joancomarti , Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain
pp. 372-380

An Evolutionary Solution for Cross Layer Ad Hoc Connectivity Selection (Abstract)

Markus Borschbach , University of Munster, Germany
Matthias Vodel , University of Chemnitz
pp. 381-388
Traffic Engineering and Management Session 7B

A New Rate-based Active Queue Management: Adaptive Virtual Queue RED (Abstract)

John S. Baras , University of Maryland at College Park
Do J. Byun , University of Maryland at College Park
pp. 389-396

Hybrid Maximal Matching for Input Buffered Crossbar Switches (Abstract)

Dewan Tanvir Ahmed , University of Ottawa, ON, Canada
Akbar Ghaffar Pour Rahbar , University of Ottawa, ON, Canada
Choudhury A. Al Sayeed , University of Ottawa, ON, Canada
pp. 397-403

Multi-Perspective Optimization of GEANTInter-domain Traffic (Abstract)

Fernando Boavida , University of Coimbra, Polo II, Pinhal deM arrocos, Portugal
Manuel Pedro , Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, ESTG, Morro do Lena, Portugal
Edmundo Monteiro , University ofC oimbra, P?loI I, Pinhal deM arrocos, Portugal
pp. 403-409

PTSPM: A Novel PTS Based Prefix Matching Scheme with Reduced Collision for IPv6 Routers (Abstract)

D Vijayalakshmi , Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Sriperumbudur, India
T Srinivasan , Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Sriperumbudur, India
A A Azeezunnisa , Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Sriperumbudur, India
pp. 410-416
Author Index

Author Index (PDF)

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