IEEE DCOSS 2013 Program



* All main conference sessions and keynotes are in the Charles Suites - General Session Room (map)
Day 1 - Tuesday, May 21, 2013
08:30-8:45 Welcome Message
8:45-10:00 Session 1: Keynote Speech
Chair: Habib M. Ammari

   The Mobile Sensing Revolution
   Hari Balakrishnan, MIT
10:30-11:50 Session 2: Selection and Uncertainty
Chair: Vojislav Misic

  • Forwarder Selection in Multi-Transmitter Networks
    Douglas Carlson, Marcus Chang, Yin Chen, Andreas Terzis, Omprakash Gnawali 
  • Information-driven Sensor Selection for Energy-Efficient Human Motion Tracking
    Chen-Khong Tham, Mingding Han
  • Location Uncertainty and Target Coverage in Wireless Sensor Networks Deployment
    Mohamed H Shazly, Ehab S. Elmallah, Janelle Harms 
  • Comparison of Accuracy Estimation Approaches for Sensor Networks
    Hongkai Wen, Zhuoling Xiao, Andrew C Symington, Andrew Markham, Niki Trigoni 
11:50-13:00 Lunch
Riverfront Room
13:00-14:40 Session 3: Communication and Aggregation
Chair: Duc Tran

  • Cluster Communication Synchronization in Delay-Sensitive Wireless Sensor Networks
    Xi Deng, Yuanyuan Yang 
  • Probe-based Transmission Power Control for Dependable Wireless Sensor Networks
    Wolf-Bastian Pöttner, Lars C Wolf 
  • Dynamic Reconfiguration of Wireless Sensor Networks to Support Heterogeneous Applications
    Marcin Szczodrak, Omprakash Gnawali, Luca Carloni 
  • Distributed Data Aggregation for Sparse Recovery in Wireless Sensor Networks
    Shuangjiang Li, Hairong Qi 
  • Distributed Spatiotemporal Suppression for Environmental Data Collection in Real-World Sensor Networks
    William Evans, Alexander Bahr, Alcherio Martinoli
14:40- 15:00 Coffee Break
15:00-16:20 Session 4: Monitoring
Chair: Sotiris Nikoletseas

  • Sensor Networks for Railway Monitoring: Detecting Trains from their Distributed Vibration Footprints
    Eugen Berlin, Kristof Van Laerhoven 
  • Component-Average based Distributed Seismic Tomography in Sensor Networks
    Goutham Kamath, Lei Shi, Wen-Zhan Song 
  • A Hybrid Sensor System for Indoor Air Quality Monitoring
    Yun Xiang, Ricardo Piedrahita, Robert Dick, Michael Hannigan, Qin Lv, Li Shang 
  • The Problem Bit
    Matthias Keller, Jan Beutel, Lothar Thiele
16:20-16:40 Coffee Break
16:40-18:00 Session 5: Social Sensing
Chair: Ioannis Krontiris

  • Crowdsensing Maps of On-Street Parking Spaces
    Vladimir Coric, Marco Gruteser 
  • A Picture of Instagram Is Worth More Than a Thousand Words: Workload Characterization and Application
    Thiago H. Silva, Pedro O. S. Vaz de Melo, Jussara M. Almeida, Juliana Salles, Antonio A.F. Loureiro 
  • Quality of Contributed Service and Market Equilibrium for Participatory Sensing
    Chen-Khong Tham, Tie Luo 
  • Context-Aware Community: Integrating Contexts with Contacts for Proximity-Based Mobile Social Networking
    Na Yu, Qi Han
18:00-20:00 Reception
Riverfront Room


Day 2 - Wednesday, May 22, 2013
8:40-10:00 Session 6: Theoretical Bounds and Models
Chair: Dario Pompili

  • Decentralized Bayesian Estimation with Quantized Observations: Theoretical Performance Bounds
    Arash Mohammadi, Amir Asif, Xionghu Zhong, A. Benjamin Premkumar 
  • State Estimation in Spatially Distributed Cyber-Physical Systems: Bounds on Critical Measurement Drop Rates
    Siddharth Deshmukh, Balasubramaniam Natarajan, Anil Pahwa 
  • Model-Driven Accuracy Bounds for Noisy Sensor Readings
    David Hasenfratz, Olga Saukh, Lothar Thiele 
  • Networked Sensing and Distributed Kalman-Bucy Filtering based on Dynamic Average Consensus
    Jemin George 
10:00-10:20 Coffee Break
10:20-11:40 Session 7: Detection
Chair: Anisur Rahman

  • Automatic Sensor drift detection and correction using spatial Kriging and Kalman filtering
    Dheeraj Kumar, Sutharshan Rajasegarar, Marimuthu Palaniswami 
  • Model-based Thermal Anomaly Detection in Cloud Datacenters
    Eunkyung Lee, Hariharasudhan Viswanathan, Dario Pompili 
  • Efficient Sensor Fault Detection Using Combinatorial Group Testing
    Chun Lo, Mingyan Liu, Jerome Lynch, Anna Gilbert 
  • Reliability-Based Splitting Algorithms for Time-Constrained Distributed Detection in WSNs
    Seksan Laitrakun, Edward Coyle 
11:40-13:00 Lunch
Riverfront Room
13:00-14:20 Session 8: Performance
Chair: Chen-Khong Tham

  • A New Memory Banking System for Energy-efficient Wireless Sensor Networks
    Leonardo Steinfeld, Marcus Ritt, Luigi Carro, Fernando Silveira 
  • Adaptive IEEE 802.15.4 MAC for Throughput and Energy Optimization
    Nazim Abdeddaim, Fabrice Theoleyre, Martin Heusse, Andrzej Duda 
  • On the Effectiveness of Energy Metering on Every Node
    Qiang Li, Marcelo Martins, Omprakash Gnawali, Rodrigo Fonseca
  • A Node's Life: Increasing WSN Lifetime by Dynamic Voltage Scaling
    Ulf Kulau, Felix Büsching, Lars C Wolf
14:20-14:40 Coffee Break
14:40-16:00 Session 9: Privacy, Security, and Dependability
Chair: Salil Kanhere

  • Privacy-Respecting Discovery of Data Providers in Crowd-Sensing Applications
    Ioannis Krontiris, Tassos Dimitriou 
  • SR3: Secure Resilient Reputation-based Routing
    Karine Altisen, Stéphane Devismes, Raphael Jamet, Pascal Lafourcade 
  • A Trust-based Recruitment Framework for Multi-hop Social Participatory Sensing
    Haleh Amintoosi, Salil Kanhere
  • Improving the Dependability of Sensornets
    Mark L Fairbairn, Iain Bate, John Stankovic
16:00 -17:30 Session 10: Posters and Demos
Chair: Hengchang Liu
Riverfront Room
18:00 -20:00 Conference Banquet
Riverfront Room


Day 3 - Thursday, May 23, 2013