Modified: Wednesday, January 24, 2007

Program (tentative)

Day 0 -- Sunday, May 20

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Reception

Day 1 -- Monday, May 21

7:00 am - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 am - 9:10 am Session: Plenary
Space-Polarization-Time Codes
Robert Calderbank, Princeton University
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
(Break Station
@ 9:30 am

Session: Error Control Coding
Chair: Frank Kschischang (University of Toronto)

  • Protograph LDPC Codes
    Dariush Divsalar, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • Recent Advances in LDPC Convolutional Codes
    Daniel J. Costello Jr., University Of Notre Dame
  • Toward Low Floors in LDPC and G-LDPC Codes William E. Ryan, University of Arizona
  • Error Correction using Unreliable Logic Gates
    Bane Vasic, University of Arizona
  • Error Correction in Network Coded Systems
    Ralf Koetter, Technical University of Munich, Germany
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch Buffet
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
(Break Station
@ 3:30 pm

Session: Wideband Communications
Co-Chairs: Moe Win (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and Helmut Bolcskei (ETH, Switzerland)

  • Interference Management in Cellular Packet OFDMA Networks
    Arogyaswami Paulraj, Stanford University
  • Low-Data Rate UWB Communications: The Theory to Make it Practical
    Andreas F. Molisch, Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs, Cambridge, MA, and Lund University, Sweden
  • UWB Receiver Designs for Multiuser Interference Environments
    Norman C. Beaulieu, University of Alberta
  • Game-Theoretic Analysis of Energy Efficiency in Multiuser Impulse Radio Systems
    Vincent Poor, Princeton University
  • A Mathematical Model for Network Interference
    Moe Win, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Location, Location, Location: Performance Bounds and Algorithms for Cooperative Localization in UWB Networks
    Henk Wymeersch, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
3:45 pm - 5:15 pm

Panel: Science of Wireless - Do Experiments Matter?
Chair: Ashutosh Sabharwal (Rice University)

  • Arogyaswami Paulraj, Stanford University
  • Robert Calderbank, Princeton University
  • Venugopal Veeravalli, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Anthony Ephremides, University of Maryland
  • Michael Fitz, University of California, Los Angeles
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Session: Poster (Food/Refreshment rovided)
Co-chairs: Tolga Duman (Arizona State University) and Shuguang Cui (University of Arizona)

Complete List of Posters
(Note: please make sure your poster's size is less than 60"x40".)

Day 2 -- Tuesday, May 22

7:00 am - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 am - 9:10 am Session: Plenary
At the Crossroads of Layer Crossing
Anthony Ephremides, University of Maryland
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
(Break Station
@ 10:30 am

Session: Cross-layer Optimization
Co-Chairs: Ness Shroff (Purdue University) and Mung Chiang (Princeton University)

  • Controlling Delays in Wireless Networks
    R. Srikant, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Utility Optimization with "Super-Fast" Delay Tradeoffs in Wireless Networks
    Michael Neely, University of Southern California
  • Multi-Channel Ad Hoc Wireless Networks: Distributed Algorithms for Channel-Assignment, Scheduling and Routing
    Xiaojun Lin, Purdue University
  • Fast Copper for Broadband Access
    Mung Chiang, Princeton University
  • Cross-Layer Optimization with Random Access Scheduling in Multi-Hop Wireless Networks
    Changhee Joo, Purdue University
  • Jointly Optimal Flow and Access Control in Multi-Hop Aloha Networks
    Koushik Kar, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch Buffet
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
(Break Station
@ 3:30 pm

Session: Network Information Theory
Co-Chairs: Piyush Gupta (Bell Labs) and P. R. Kumar (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

  • A Physical Approach to Multiple Antenna Communication
    Massimo Franceschetti, University of California, San Diego
  • On Multiaccess with Conferencing
    Gerhard Kramer, Bell Labs
  • On Security Aspects of Network Coding
    Muriel Medard, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • On the Capacity Region of Certain Interference Channels
    Emre Telatar, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
  • Generalized Degrees of Freedom of Multiuser Channels
    David Tse, University of California, Berkeley
  • Network Coding and Random Binning for Multi-User Channels
    Liang-Liang Xie, University of Waterloo
4:45 pm - 6:15 pm Panel: Optical Communications
Chair: Gerhard Kramer (Bell Labs)

  • Ivan Djordjevic, University of Arizona
  • Gerard Foschini, Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent
  • Shiva Kumar, McMaster University, Canada
  • George Papen, University of California, San Diego
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Banquet Reception
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Banquet Dinner

Day 3 -- Wednesday, May 23

7:00 am - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 am - 9:10 am Session: Plenary
System-Theoretic Foundations for Wireless Sensor Networks
Venugopal Veeravalli, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Session: Sensor Networks
Co-Chairs: Zixiang Xiong (Texas A&M University) and Lang Tong (Cornell University)

  • Compressed Sampling for Sensor Networks
    Babak Hassibi, California Institute of Technology
  • Cross-Layer Considerations for Wireless Sensor Networks in Distributed Inference
    Jean-Francois Chamberland, Texas A&M University
  • A Graph-Based Framework for Transmission of Correlated Information Sources over Multiuser Channels
    Sandeep Pradhan, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Correlation Structures and Distributed Compression Architectures
    Aaron Wagner, Cornell University
  • Statistical Inference in the Communication- Constrained Setting: Algorithms and Theory
    Martin Wainwright, University of California, Berkeley
12:00 pm Workshop Ends