Workshop on Cross-Layer Integration in

Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks

June 26, 2003, Ithaca, NY

Location: 205 Thurston


8:45-9:00        Refreshments

9:00                 Opening Remarks


9:05-9:50        Systems Track

                        Session Chair: Emin Gun Sirer

Faculty: Ken Birman, Al Demers, Johannes Gehrke, Emin Gun Sirer, Jayavel Shanmugasundaram

9:05-9:20        System support for mobile networks

                        Emin Gun Sirer

9:20-9:35        Database techniques for ad hoc and sensor networks

                        Al Demers, Johannes Gehrke, Jayavel Shanmugasundaram

9:35-9:50        Scalable network protocols

                        Ken Birman, Robbert van Renesse, Werner Vogels   


10:00-10:55    Hardware Track

                        Session Chair: Rajit Manohar

                        Faculty: Antje Baeumner, Edwin Kan, Amit Lal, Rajit Manohar

                        10:00-10:15    Autonomous systems

Edwin Kan

                        10:15-10:30    Biosensors

Antje Baeumner

                        10:30-10:45    MEMS-based microbatteries and RF transmission

Amit Lal

                        10:45-10:55    Nanowatt computation

Rajit Manohar


11:00-12:00    Communications Track

                        Session Chair: Sergio Servetto

Faculty: Terrence Fine, Zygmunt Haas, Anna Scaglione, Sergio Servetto, Lang Tong, Steve Wicker

11:00-11:15    Signal networks with mobile agents

                        Lang Tong

11:15-11:30    Building the Borg collective: theory and algorithms for a massively distributed software radio

                        Sergio Servetto

11:30-11:45    Broadcasting in large sensor networks: a physical layer approach

                        Anna Scaglione

11:45-12:00    On some challenging issues in large ad hoc networks

                        Zygmunt Haas


12:00-1:00      Lunch break

1:00-4:50        Graduate student presentations

4:50                 Closing Remarks



Graduate Student Presentations


1:00-1:45        Communications

1:00-1:15        Time synchronization and signal detection for a distributed transmission array

                                                An-swol Hu

1:15-1:30        On the maximum stable throughput problem in random networks with directional antennas

                                                Christina Peraki

1:30-1:45        Energy-efficient broadcasting with cooperative transmission in wireless sensory ad hoc networks

                                                Yao-Win Hong


1:50-2:20        Microdevices for Sensors

                        1:50-2:05        Nanopower integrated betavoltaic microbattery

                                                Hang Guo

                        2:05-2:20        Micro-total analysis system for nucleic acid detection

                                                Sylvia Kwakye


2:25-2:55        Scalable Simulation

                        2:25-2:40        SNS: Staging simulations for efficiency and scale

                                                Kevin Walsh

                        2:40-2:55        Hardware emulation of large scale networks

                                                Clinton Kelly, IV


3:00-3:45        Routing

                        3:00-3:15        Secure routing in mobile ad hoc networks

                                                Panagiotis Papadimitratos

                        3:15-3:30        Biological applications for ad  hoc networks 

                                                Tara Small

                        3:30-3:45        SHARP: A framework for hybrid routing

                                                Venugopalan Ramasubramanian


3:50-4:50        Decentralized Protocols

                        3:50-4:05        Kelips: A fat, fast, reliable peer-to-peer distributed hash table

                                                Indranil Gupta

                        4:05-4:20        Querying peer-to-peer networks using P-trees

                                                Adina Costea

                        4:20-4:35        Using Gossip for aggregation

                                                David Kempe

                        4:35-4:50        Filesystem support for wireless systems

                                                Ben Atkin


Organizers: Rajit Manohar and Emin Gun Sirer