IEEE Consumer Communications & Networking Conference


TUTORIALS - Wednesday 12 January 2011
8:30 - 16:30    
Location:    Sunset 1            

♦ T1:ـــPeer-to-Peer Networkingــ
Presenters:ـــ Dr. John Buford, Avaya Labs Research, Prof. Raouf Boutaba,ـUniversity of Waterloo, Dr. Eng K. Lua, CMUـ

Abstract:ــ Peer-to-peer overlay networks are an important new platform for designing distributed applications, and are synergistic with trends in consumer electronics, such as broadband wireless interfaces, increased CPU and memory capacity. P2P has a sizable and rapidly growing body of research. This tutorial surveys the key results and main trends in overlay networks, introduces terminology, and explains the organization of the research literature.ـ We also summarize existing research in P2P in a number of key areas related to consumer electronics, and discuss open issues and research directions.ـ The expected outline of the tutorial is: Introduction and motivation; Example applications; P2P overlay networks; Search; Mobile P2P; Multimedia content delivery; Service overlay networks; P2P for Consumer Electronics; Research Directions.

Presenters:ــ Dr. Raouf Boutaba
Raouf Boutaba is a Professor of Computer Science and a David R. Cheriton faculty fellow at the University of Waterloo. He held Visiting Professor Positions at the University ofToronto (Canada), the University of Pierre et Marie Curie, the University of Versailles, ENST- Paris, Paris 13 and Paris 5 (France), and POSTECH (Korea). He severed as a distinguished speaker of the IEEE Communications Society and the IEEE Computer Society. He is the Chairman the Technical Committee on Autonomic Communications and served as the chair of the IEEE Communications Society Technical Committee on Information Infrastructure. He is a Past Chair of the IFIP Working Group on Networks and Distributed Systems Management, Past Director of the Conference Publications Board, Past Director of the Related Societies board, and Past Director of the standards board of the IEEE Communications Society. He is the founder and Editor in Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, on the advisory editorial board of the Journal of Network and Systems Management, and on the editorial board of the KIKS/IEEE Journal of Communications and Networks and several other journals. He acted as the general or program chair for a number of IEEE and IFIP conferences. His research interests include network, resource and service management in wired and wireless networks. He has published more than 300 papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings and received several journal and conference Best Paper Awards such as the IEEE 2008 Fred W. Ellersick Prize Paper Award as well as other recognitions such as the Premier's Research Excellence Award, two Industry research excellence Awards, a fellowship of the Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Waterloo and an outstanding performance award from the same University, the IEEE Communications Society Hal Sobol Award and the IEEE Communications Society Joe LociCero award."
Dr. John Buford
Dr. John Buford is a Research Scientist with Avaya Labs Research. He is co-author of the book P2P Networking and Applications (Morgan Kaufman, 2008), co-editor of the Handbook of Peer-to-Peer Networking (Springer-Verlag, 2009) and has published 120 refereed publications.ـ He was TPC Chair of IEEE CCNC 2009; Vice-Chair P2P Track of IEEE CCNC 2008; TPC Co-Chair of IEEE Globecom 2007 – P2P track in General Symposium; TPC co-chair IMSAA09, TPC co-chair IEEE Globecom 2010 CSSMA Symposium; co-TPC chair for Mobile P2P 2006-2008; and TPC member for IEEE P2P Computing Conference. He is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Communications and the J. of Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications, and a reviewer for Computer Communications, IEEE TOM, IEEE TON, and IEEE Communications Magazine. He is an IEEE Senior Member and is co-chair of the IRTF Scalable Adaptive Multicast Research Group.ف He holds the PhD from Graz University of Technology, Austria, and MS and BS degrees from MIT.
Dr. Eng K. Lua
Dr. Eng Keong Lua is the Principal Lecturer/Assistant Manager (R&D) at the School of Interactive Digital Media, Nanyang Polytechnic Singapore. He was the Senior Director, Education Programmes, at the Science Centre Singapore, a full-time Faculty at the Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA, System Scientist with the Carnegie Mellon CyLab in USA and Japan, Senior Research Scientist in the NTT Laboratories, Tokyo, Japan, R&D/Consulting Manager on international assignments at the Hewlett-Packard R&D/Consulting, Assistant Director with the Infocomm Development Authority, Singapore, and several years of academic experience in Singapore, since 1993 . He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the University of Cambridge, UK, M.Sc. degree in Telecommunications with Distinction from University College London (UCL), UK, and both the Postgraduate Diploma of Teaching in Higher Education and B.A.Sc degree in Computer Engineering with Merit from Singapore. At Cambridge, he received Microsoft Research fellowship and UK EPSRC e-Science research scholarship, and completed a 6-month research internship at the Intel Research. He was awarded the University of Cambridge Fitzwilliam College Senior Scholar prizes. He was also the inaugural recipient of prestigious 2003 Australia-Asia awards, presented by the Australian government to promising Asia research scholar for research activities in Australia.
His research areas include Peer-to-Peer (P2P) networks; Internet-scale P2P overlay architecture for online interactive digital media content communications; network security with social networking; and future Internet mobility. He is co-author of the book P2P Networking and Applications (Morgan Kaufman, 2008).

8:30 䃆 12:00㺒㺒㺒㺒㺒㺒㺒
Location:㺒㺒 Sunset 3㺒㺒㺒㺒㺒㺒㺒㺒㺒㺒㺒㺒㺒㺒㺒

耄 T2:㺈㺈 Converged Core Networks and Service Evolution

This tutorial will cover converged core networks, EPC and IMS and their key aspects in support of mobility, 㺈QoS, policy control provided to user applications. We will also address planned migration of circuit switched services such as voice and messaging onto the all-IP converged core network.

Presenter:㺈㺈㺈Dr. Srini Rao,㺈Motorola
Dr. Rao has been with Motorola since 2003, most recently as a Fellow of Technical Staff and Director of Strategy and Architecture. Earlier he worked at Winphoria Networks and IBM T.J. Watson Research Center in New York. He is currently engaged in architecting broadband LTE/EPC networks and applications for Public Safety. He contributed to 3G wireless standards as a working group Vice-Chair and Technical Editor of specifications in 3GPP2 and CDG. He was one of the architects of Advances to IMS (A-IMS) initiative by Verizon Wireless in 2006.

Dr. Rao received M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Rice University, and Bachelor of Technology in Electronics and Communications from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. He is a Senior Member of IEEE, a member of Executive Committee and Planning Board of the Boston Chapter of IEEE Communications Society, and a Science Advisory Board Associate at Motorola.

8:30 - 12:00
Location:㺈㺈㺈Sunset 4

耄 T3:㺈㺈 Cognitive Radio Networks - Technology and Testbed㺈
The goal of the present tutorial is to give a general description of the technology behind the cognitive radio networks in terms of basic theoretical concepts such as spectrum sensing and adaptive transmission, as well as possible architectures and practical aspects relevant to implementation.

Presenter:㺈㺈Dr. Maurizio Murroni, University of Cagliari, Italy
Maurizio Murroni graduated (M.Sc.) with honors (Summa cum Laude) in Electronic Engineering in 1998 at the University of Cagliari and in the same year he received an award for his thesis from Telecom Italia, inc. He has been an Erasmus visiting student at CVSSP Group (Prof. Maria Petrou), School of Electronic Engineering, Information Technology and Mathematics, University of Surrey, Guildford, U.K. in 1998 and a visiting Ph.D. student at the Image Processing Group (Prof. Yao Wang), Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, NY, USA, in 2000. In 2001 he received his PhD degree in Electronic Engineering and Computers, from the University of Cagliari and in December 2002 he became Assistant Professor of Communication at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (DIEE) of the University of Cagliari. Since the 1998, he contributes to the research and teaching activities of the Multimedia Communication Lab (MCLab) at DIEE. In January 2006, he has been visiting professor at the Dept. of Electronics and Computers at the Transilvania University of Brasov, RO. His current research focuses on signal processing for radio communications, multimedia data transmission and processing. He has published extensively in these areas and he is an active reviewer for several scientific journals. In 2009 he has been guest editor for the International Journal of Digital Multimedia Broadcasting, Special Issue on Convergence of Multimedia and Interactive TV Services. Dr. Murroni is a member of IEEE, IEEE Com Soc, voting member of IEEE SCC41 and P1900.6, and Integral SatCom Initiative.

8:30 - 12:00
Location:㺈㺈 Sunset 5

耄 T4:㺈㺈 4G - Next Generation Mobile Applications

The mobile applications and services space is experiencing significant market growth as new services and new business models are being developed and deployed.㺈 Almost a decade after the dot com bust it seems that some of the vision of that era is now coming true. This include social networking, user generated content applications, personalized location based services and highly targeted advertising which are context aware (e.g., location aware).㺈 The mobile application systems consist of a diverse set of entities, each with its own strengths and weakness. With new players entering the space every day, the material covered in this tutorial is both timely and targeted.

Presenter:㺈 Thimios Panagos, Telecordia
Dr. Panagos is a Chief Scientist in the Software Technology Research department of Telcordia Technologies. Dr. Panagos has over 15 years of experience in technology research and development with expertise in the areas of data management, large-scale distributed systems, event notification middleware, workflow management, and mobile technologies. Prior to joining Telcordia, Dr. Panagos spent four years in a technology start-up company where he was responsible for establishing and directing the strategic long-term goals, policies, and procedures for㺈 all company services and products. Prior to his start-up engagement, Dr. Panagos spent four years at AT&T Labs, as a senior member of the technical staff, and three year at AT&T Bell Labs.
Dr. Panagos received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from Boston University, in 1993 and 1996, respectively. He is a member of the ACM and has published over 25 papers in highly competitive international conferences and journals. He is a co- inventor of 15 patents, 8 of which have already been issued. He has served as a panelist and program committee member for numerous conferences, and as a reviewer for conferences and journals. In addition, Dr. Panagos has co-authored with Shoshana Loeb and Benjamin Falchuk the book: 䄠The Fabric of Mobile Services: Software Paradigms and business demands䄪, John Wiley and Sons, June 29, 2009.

13:00 - 16:30㺒㺒㺒㺒
Location:㺒㺒 Sunset 3

耄 T5:㺈 㺈Connect All Your Electronic Devices with Personal Networks㺈㺈
Presenters:㺈㺈 Dr. Martin Jacobsson and Prof. IGMM Niemegeers, TU Delft㺈

Today 5 billion devices are connected to the Internet and this is likely to double within 2 years. When the number of connected personal devices increases, we will need software systems for exploiting the potential of networking these devices and managing them. Tasks, such as networking and security, must be handled automatically for this trend to be
sustainable. This tutorial will be about Personal Networks (PNs), which is such a software system. We will demonstrate what PNs are and how they are composed. Areas such as networking, mobility, security, auto-configuration, context-awareness, service discovery, and how they can fit together in one coherent simple, security, and self-configured network for normal end-users. As part of the tutorial, we will give the participants the chance to try out PN technology on their own.㺈㺈

Dr. Martin Jacobsson graduated in Computer Science from University of Link怠ping, Sweden in 2002. In June 2008, he received his doctor degree from Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands. During his doctoral studies and afterwards, he participated in several Dutch and European research projects, including FP6 MAGNET, MAGNET Beyond and Freeband PNP2008 on personal networks. His research includes ad hoc and self-organizing wireless networking techniques in combination with future infrastructure-based networks for personal networks. He has given numerous presentations about his work. As the main author, he has written a book on personal networks was published by Wiley in 2010. Ignas G. M. M. Niemegeers got a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Gent, Belgium, in 1970. In 1972 he received a M.Sc.E. degree in Computer Engineering and in 1978 a Ph.D. degree from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, USA. From 1978 to 1981 he was a designer of packet switching networks at Bell Telephone
Mfg. Cy, Antwerp, Belgium. From 1981 to 2002 he was a professor at the Computer Science nd the Electrical Engineering Faculties of the University of Twente, Enschede, The etherlands. From 1995 to 2001 he was Scientific Director of the Centre for Telematics and nformation Technology (CTIT) of the University of Twente, a multi-disciplinary research nstitute on ICT and applications. Since May 2002 he holds the chair Wireless and Mobile ommunications at Delft University of Technology, where he is heading the Centre for ireless and Personal Communication (CWPC) and the Telecommunications Department.㺈 He was involved in many European research projects, e.g., the EU projects MAGNET and MAGNET Beyond on personal networks, EUROPCOM on UWB emergency networks and, eSENSE and CRUISE on sensor networks. He is a member of the Expert group of the European technology platform eMobility and IFIP TC-6 on Networking. His present research interests are 4G wireless infrastructures, future home networks, ad-hoc networks, personal networks and cognitive networks. As a professor, he has many years of experience in teaching.

13:00 - 16:30
Location:㺈㺈 Sunset 4

耄 T6:㺈㺈 Advances in Wireless Mesh Networking㺈
Presenters:㺈 Dr. B. S. Manoj, UCSD and Dr. N Sai Shankar, Broadcom

13:00 - 16:30
Location:㺈㺈㺈 Sunset 5

耄 T7:㺈㺈 Consumer Networking Standardization㺈㺈
Presenter:㺈㺈 Dr. Frank den Hartog, TNO, Netherlands

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