Programme at a Glance.


Keynote Talks:

Chin Lin I, China Mobile

Petri Mähönen – iNETS – RWTH-Aachen

Accepted papers


60 GHz Range Boost: Exploiting Frequency Selectivity in Millimeter-Wave Networks

Guillermo Bielsa (IMDEA Networks Institute & Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain); Adrian Loch and Joerg Widmer (IMDEA Networks Institute, Spain)

A Detailed Look into Power Consumption of Commodity 60 GHz Devices                 

Swetank Kumar Saha, Tariq Siddiqui and Dimitrios Koutsonikolas (University at Buffalo, SUNY, USA); Adrian Loch and Joerg Widmer (IMDEA Networks Institute, Spain); Ramalingam Sridhar (University at Buffalo, SUNY)

A Load Balancing Scheme for Sensing and Analytics on a Mobile Edge Computing Network

Chen-Khong Tham and Rajarshi Chattopadhyay (National University of Singapore, Singapore)

A Novel Accurate Synthetic Aperture RFID Localization Method with High Radial Accuracy

Run Zhao, Qian Zhang, Dong Li, Haonan Chen and Dong Wang (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, P.R. China)

Analyzing Students’ Attention in Class Using Wearable Devices

Xin Zhang and Cheng-Wei Wu (National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan); Philippe Fournier-Viger (Harbin Institute of Technology, P.R. China); Lan-Da Van (National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan); Yu-Chee Tseng (National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan)

Cross-Layer Approach for HTTP-Based Low-Delay Adaptive Streaming in Mobile Networks

Hieu Le (Technical University – Berlin, Germany); Konstantin Miller (Technical University – Berlin, Germany); Arash Behboodi (RWTH Aachen University, Germany); Adam Wolisz (Technical University – Berlin, Germany)

CSI Fingerprinting with SVM Regression to Achieve Device-free Passive Localization

Rui Zhou, Jiesong Chen, Xiang Lu and Jia Wu (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, P.R. China)

Design and Experimental Evaluation of a 2.4 GHz-AoA-Enhanced Beamsteering Algorithm for IEEE 802.11ad mm-Wave WLANs

Avishek Patra, Ljiljana Simić and Marina Petrova (RWTH Aachen University, Germany)

Dynamic Base Station Repositioning to Improve Spectral Efficiency of Drone Small CellsAzade Fotouhi (University of New South Wales, Australia); Ming Ding (Data 61-CSIRO, Australia); Mahbub Hassan (University of New South Wales, Australia)

e-DASH: Modelling An Energy-Aware DASH Player

Benoy Varghese (Data61-CSIRO & University of New South Wales, Australia); Guillaume Jourjon (Data61-CSIRO, Australia); Kanchana Thilakarathna (Data61-CSIRO, Sydney, Australia); Aruna Seneviratne (University of New South Wales, Australia)

Efficient Feedback Mechanism and Rate Adaptation for LTE-based D2D Communication

Hoyoung Yoon, Seungil Park and Sunghyun Choi (Seoul National University, Korea)

Estimate Air Quality Based on Mobile Crowd Sensing and Big Data

Cheng Feng, Wendong Wang and Tian Ye (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, P.R. China); Xirong Que (Institute of Networking Technology, P.R. China); Gong Xiangyang (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications P.R. China)

Fine-grained LTE Radio Link Estimation for Mobile Phones

Nicola Bui, Foivos Michelinakis and Joerg Widmer (IMDEA Networks Institute, Spain)

Implementation of Wrap around Mechanism for System Level Simulation of LTE Cellular Networks in NS3

Rajendra Singh Panwar and Krishna M. Sivalingam (Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India)

Measurement Study of IEEE 802.11ac Wi-Fi Performance in High Density Indoor Deployments: Are Wider Channels Always Better?

Ljiljana Simić, Janne Riihijärvi and Petri Mähönen (RWTH Aachen University, Germany)

Millimetric Diagnosis: Machine Learning Based Network Analysis for mm-Wave Communication               

Maria Scalabrin and Michele Rossi (University of Padova, Italy); Guillermo Bielsa (IMDEA Networks Institute & Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain); Adrian Loch and Joerg Widmer (IMDEA Networks Institute, Spain)

Multi-Periodic Contact Patterns in Predicting Future Contacts over Mobile Networks

Sima Das and Sajal K. Das (Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA)

On the Feasibility of a User-Operated Mobile Content Distribution Network

Ioannis Psaras, Vasilis Sourlas and Denis Shtefan (University College London, United Kingdom); Sergi Reñé (University College of London, United Kingdom); Mayutan Arumaithurai (University of Goettingen, Germany); Dirk Kutscher (Huawei German Research Center, Germany); George Pavlou (University College London, United Kingdom)

On the Usage of Smart Devices to Augment the User Interaction with Multimedia Applications

Alan Ferrari, Vanni Galli, Daniele Puccinelli and Silvia Giordano (University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI), Switzerland)

Optimal Trade-off between Accuracy and Network Cost of Distributed Learning in Mobile Edge Computing: An Analytical Approach

Lorenzo Valerio, Andrea Passarella and Marco Conti (IIT-CNR, Italy)

Queue-aware Opportunistic Scheduling in Multi-channel Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks

Enas Khairullah and Mainak Chatterjee (University of Central Florida, USA); Swades De (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India)

Self-Improving Indoor Localization by Profiling Outdoor Movement on Smartphones

Chen Qiu and Matt Mutka (Michigan State University, USA)

Solar-Enabled Green Base Stations: Cost versus Utility

Suraj Suman and Swades De (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India)

Subjective QoE Assessment on Video Service: Laboratory Controllable Approach

Petros Spachos (University of Guelph, Canada); Thomas Lin, Weiwei Li, Mark Chignell and Alberto Leon-Garcia (University of Toronto, Canada); Jie Jiang (TELUS, Canada); Leon Zucherman (University of Toronto, Canada)


Understanding the Present and Future of Cellular Networks through Crowdsourced Traces

Francesco Malandrino and Carla-Fabiana Chiasserini (Politecnico di Torino, Italy); Scott Kirkpatrick (Hebrew University Jerusalem, Israel)

VehicleSense: A Reliable Sound-based Transportation Mode Recognition System for Smartphones

Sungyong Lee (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Korea); Jinsung Lee (Samsung Electronics, Korea); Kyunghan Lee (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Korea)

WearIA: Wearable Device Implicit Authentication based on Activity Information

Yunze Zeng, Amit Pande, Jindan Zhu and Prasant Mohapatra (University of California, Davis, USA)

Why Your Smartphone Doesn’t Work in Very Crowded Environments

Paolo Castagno (University of Turin, Italy); Vincenzo Mancuso (IMDEA Networks Institute, Spain); Matteo Sereno (University of Torino, Italy); Marco G Ajmone Marsan (Politecnico di Torino, Italy & IMDEA Networks Institute, Spain)

Wi-Friend: Identifying Potential Real Life Friends Nearby                

Jia Wang, Xuefeng Liu and Jiannong Cao (Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong)

Wireless Power Transfer under the Spotlight: Charging Terminals amid Dense Cellular Networks

Leonardo Bonati, Angel Fernandez Gambin and Michele Rossi (University of Padova, Italy)



Adaptive Configuration of Time-domain eICIC to Support Multimedia Communications in LTE-A Heterogeneous Networks            

You-Chiun Wang and Shih-Ting Chen (National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan)

Energy Efficiency Impact of Transient Node Failures when using RPL

Ulf Kulau, Silas Müller, Sebastian Schildt, Arthur Martens, Felix Büsching, and Lars C. Wolf ((Technical University – Braunschweig, Germany)

Multi-Path D2D Leads to Satisfaction

Edgar Arribas (IMDEA Networks Institute & University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain); Vincenzo Mancuso (IMDEA Networks Institute, Spain)

Proximity Detection using Compressive Sensing with Similarity Filter for Sparse Beacon Networks

Pai Chet Ng (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong); Rong Ran and Li Zhu (Ajou University, Korea); Soochang Park (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology & NIE Social Media Lab, Hong Kong); James She (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong)

Silent Whistle: Effective Indoor Positioning with Assistance from Acoustic Sensing on Smartphones          

Chen Qiu and Matt Mutka (Michigan State University, USA)

VoDCast: Efficient SDN-based Multicast for Video on Demand

Christian Koch, Stefan Hacker and David Hausheer (Technical University – Darmstadt, Germany)

Wi-Chase: A WiFi based Human Activity Recognition System for Sensorless Environments

Sheheryar Arshad, Chunhai Feng and Yonghe Liu (The University of Texas at Arlington, USA); Yupeng Hu (Hunan University, P.R. China); Ruiyun Yu (Northeastern University, P.R. China); Siwang Zhou and Heng Li (Hunan University, P.R. China)



A Simulative Study of Network Association Delays in IEEE 802.15.4e TSCH Networks

Lu Wang and Andreas Reinhardt (Technical University – Clausthal, Germany)

Asymmetry in Energy-Harvesting Wireless Sensor Network Operation Modeled via Bayesian Games

Elvina Gindullina and Leonardo Badia (University of Padova, Italy)

Biased Constrain Hybrid Kalman Filter for Wireless Indoor Localization

Yubin Zhao (Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China); Xiaofan Li (The State Radio Monitoring Center and Testing Center, P.R. China); Xiaopeng Fan (Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China); Cheng-Zhong Xu (Wayne State University, USA)

Locomotive: Optimizing Mobile Web Traffic Using Selective Compression

Themistoklis Melissaris (Princeton University, USA); Kelly Shaw (University of Richmond, USA); Margaret Martonosi (Princeton University, USA)


Mirror: A computation-offloading Framework for Sophisticated Mobile Games

Minghai Jiang (None, P.R. China); Otto Wilbert Visser (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands); Wishnu Prasetya (Utrecht University, The Netherlands); Alexandru Iosup (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands)

Self-Configuration Mechanisms for SDN Deployment in Wireless Mesh Networks

Mohamed Labraoui (CEA, LIST, France); Mathias Boc (CEA, LIST, Communicating Systems Laboratory, France); Anne Fladenmuller (UPMC Sorbonne Universités, France)