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MobiSys 2007 Program

Program at a Glance
Message from the Program Chairs
Conference Organization
Demonstrations and Posters

Monday, June 11

7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Registration and Check-In
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Mobile Opportunistic Networking (MobiOpp 2007)
Marco Conti (IIT-CNR); Mario Gerla (UCLA), Andrea Passarella (IIT-CNR); Giovanni Pau (UCLA)

MobiEval: System Evaluation for Mobile Platforms: Metrics, Methods, and Tools
Trevor Pering (Intel Research); Yuvraj Agarwal (UCSD); Mark Corner (University of Massachussets)

HealthNet 2007: First International Workshop on Systems and Networking Support for Health Care and Assisted Living Environments
Chiara Petrioli (University of Rome, La Sapienza); Robin Kravets (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Welcoming Reception

Tuesday, June 12

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Continental Breakfast, Registration and Check-In
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Opening Remarks
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

P2P, DSM, and Other Products of the Complexity Factory

In order to get your paper accepted at a major conference, the idea you develop in the paper must be complex, preferably even incomprehensible to all but the few experts. In order to have your idea have any impact in a real system, it must be simple and comprehensible to the above-average programmer in industry. The obvious net result of this contradiction is that very few papers at major conferences have any impact in real systems. This talk will explore some examples of this dilemma, some counterexamples of ideas that were successfully transferred to practice, and some ideas on how we can perhaps improve the situation.

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session Chair: M. Satyanarayanan (Carnegie Mellon University)

Context Browsing with Mobiles - When Less is More
Yevgen Borodin (Stony Brook University); Jalal Mahmud (Stony Brook University); Iv Ramakrishnan (Stony Brook University)

PageTailor: Reusable End-User Customization for the Mobile Web
Nilton Bila (University of Toronto); Troy Ronda (University of Toronto); Iqbal Mohomed (University of Toronto); Khai Truong (University of Toronto); Eyal de Lara (University of Toronto)

MobiUS: Enable Together-Viewing Video Experience across Two Mobile Devices
Shen Guobin (Microsoft Research Asia); Yongguang Zhang (Microsoft Research Asia); Yanlin Li (Tianjin University)

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Session Chair: Alec Wolman (Microsoft Research Redmond)

NodeMD: Diagnosing Node-Level Faults in Remote Wireless Systems
Veljko Krunic (University of Colorado at Boulder); Eric Trumpler (University of Colorado at Boulder); Richard Han (University of Colorado at Boulder)

MyExperience: A System for In Situ Tracing and Capturing of User Feedback on Mobile Phones
Jon Froehlich (University of Washington); Mike Chen (Intel Research Seattle); Sunny Consolvo (Intel Research Seattle); Beverly Harrison (Intel Research Seattle); James Landay (University of Washington)

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Session Chair: Doug Terry (Microsoft Research Silicon Valley)

Improving Mobile Database Access Over Wide-Area Networks Without Degrading Consistency
Niraj Tolia (Carnegie Mellon University); Mahadev Satyanarayanan (Carnegie Mellon University); Adam Wolbach (Carnegie Mellon University)

Real-Time Deployment of Multihop Relays for Range Extension
Michael Souryal (NIST); Johannes Geissbuehler (AdNovum Switzerland); Leonard Miller (NIST); Nader Moayeri (NIST)

DALi: A Communication-Centric Data Abstraction Layer for Energy-Constrained Devices in Mobile Sensor Networks
Christopher Sadler (Princeton University); Margaret Martonosi (Princeton University)

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Demos / Posters / Reception

Wednesday, June 13

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Continental Breakfast, N^2 Women's Breakfast, Registration and Check-In
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Session Chair: Mark Corner (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)

Shooter Localization and Weapon Classification with Soldier-Wearable Networked Sensors
Peter Volgyesi (Vanderbilt University); Gyorgy Balogh (Vanderbilt University); Andras Nadas (Vanderbilt University); Christopher Nash (Vanderbilt University); Akos Ledeczi (Vanderbilt University)

Experiences of Designing and Deploying Intelligent Sensor Nodes to Monitor Hand-Arm Vibrations in the Field
Christos Efstratiou (Lancaster University); Nigel Davies (Lancaster University); Gerd Kortuem (Lancaster University); Joe Finney (Lancaster University); Rob Hooper (Lancaster University); Mark Lowton (Lancaster University)

Radio Interferometric Tracking of Mobile Wireless Nodes
Branislav Kusy (Vanderbilt University); Janos Sallai (Vanderbilt University); Gyorgy Balogh (Vanderbilt University); Akos Ledeczi (Vanderbilt University); Vladimir Protopopescu (Oak Ridge National Laboratory); Frank DeNap (Oak Ridge National Laboratories); Johnny Tolliver (Oak Ridge National Laboratory); Morey Parang (University of Tennessee)

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session Chair: S. Keshav (University of Waterloo, CA)

Triage: Balancing Energy and Quality of Service in a Microserver
Nilanjan Banerjee (University of Massachusetts, Amherst); Jacob Sorber (University of Massachusetts, Amherst); Mark Corner (University of Massachusetts, Amherst); Sami Rollins (University of San Francisco); Deepak Ganesan (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)

Context-for-Wireless: Context-Sensitive Energy-Efficient Wireless Data Transfer
Ahmad Rahmati (Rice University); Lin Zhong (Rice University)

Wireless Wakeups Revisited: Energy Management for VoIP over Wi-Fi Smartphones
Yuvraj Agarwal (UCSD); Ranveer Chandra (Microsoft Research); Alec Wolman (Microsoft Research); Victor Bahl (Microsoft Research); Kevin Chin (Microsoft Corporation); Rajesh Gupta (UCSD)

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Panel Discussion
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session Chair: Lin Zhong (Rice University)

Best Paper Award
MobiSteer: Using Directional Antenna Beam Steering to Improve Performance of Vehicular Internet =Access
Vishnu Navda (Stony Brook University); Anand Prabhu Subramanian (Stony Brook University); Kannan Dhanasekaran (Stony Brook University); Andreas Timm-Giel (University of Bremen Mobile Research Center, Germany); Samir Das (Stony Brook University)

Vehicular Opportunistic Communication Under the Microscope
David Hadaller (University of Waterloo); Srinivasan Keshav (University of Waterloo); Tim Brecht (University of Waterloo); Shubham Agarwal (AirTight Networks)

Surface Street Traffic Estimation
Jungkeun Yoon (University of Michigan); Brian Noble (University of Michigan); Mingyan Liu (University of Michigan)

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Thursday, June 14

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Session Chair: David Wetherall (Intel Research Seattle, University of Washington)

SmokeScreen: Flexible Privacy Controls for Presence-Sharing
Landon Cox (Duke University); Angela Dalton (Duke University); Varun Marupadi (Duke University)

Preserving Location Privacy in Wireless LANs
Tao Jiang (University of Maryland, College Park); Helen Wang (Microsoft Research); Yih-Chun Hu (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

SmartSiren: Virus Detection and Alert for Smartphones
Jerry Cheng (UCLA); Starsky H.Y. Wong (UCLA); Hao Yang (IBM T.J. Watson Research Center); Songwu Lu (UCLA)

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Session Chair: Nigel Davies (Lancaster University, UK)

Simplifying Cyber Foraging for Mobile Devices
Rajesh Balan (Singapore Management University); Darren Gergle (Northwestern University); Mahadev Satyanarayanan (Carnegie Mellon University); James Herbsleb (Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies)

COMBINE: Leveraging the Power of Wireless Peers through Collaborative Downloading
Ganesh Ananthanarayanan (Microsoft Research India); Venkata Padmanabhan (Microsoft Research); Chandramohan Thekkath (Microsoft Research); Lenin Ravindranath (Microsoft Reseach India)