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Program at a glance

Monday, May 30

08:15: Registration Opens

09:00-09:30: Opening

09:30-10:30: Keynote Talk “Blockchain Technology and its Applications to the Internet of Things
Prof. Bhaskar Krishnamachari, USC Viterbi School of Engineering, USA

10:30-11:00: Coffee Break

11:00-12:30: Session 1: Networking & Testbeds
(Chair: Enrico Natalizio, Technology Innovation Institute)

eAFH: Informed Exploration for Adaptive Frequency Hopping in Bluetooth Low Energy
Valentin Poirot, Olaf Landsiedel (Kiel University, Germany and Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)

Grace: Low-Cost Time-Synchronized GPIO Tracing for IoT Testbeds
Oliver Harms (Kiel University, Germany and Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden); Christian Richter (Kiel University, Germany); Olaf Landsiedel (Kiel University, Germany and Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)

Smart-Hop: Fast and Reliable Multi-hop Networking for LoRa (short paper)
Absar-Ul-Haque Ahmar (KU LEUVEN); Wouter Joosen (KU Leuven); Danny Hughes (imec-DistriNet, KU Leuven)

A Virtual Sink-based Strategy for Reducing the Funneling Effect in IEEE 802.15.4 DSME Networks (short paper)
Ivonne Andrea Mantilla González, Volker Turau (Hamburg University of Technology)

12:30-14:00: Lunch

14:00-15:30: Session 2: Human-centered sensing
(Chair: Ulf Kulau, TUHH)

End-to-end Gesture Recognition framework for the identification of allergic rhinitis symptoms
Pantelis Tzamalis, Andreas Bardoutsos, Dimitris Markantonatos, Christoforos Raptopoulos, Sotiris Nikoletseas (Computer Engineering and Informatics Department, University of Patras, Patras, Greece)

Semi-supervised Multi-source Domain Adaptation in Wearable Activity Recognition 
Avijoy Chakma, Abu Zaher Md Faridee (University of Maryland Baltimore County); Raghuveer Rao (Army Research Lab); Nirmalya Roy (University of Maryland Baltimore County)

Real-time Human Pose Estimation at the Edge for Gait Analysis at a Distance (short paper)
Enrico Martini, Michele Boldo, Stefano Aldegheri, Francesco Lumpp, Mirco De Marchi, Nicola Vale`, Mirko Filippetti, Nicola Smania, Matteo Bertucco, Alessandro Picelli, Nicola Bombieri (University of Verona)

SELF-CARE: Selective Fusion with Context-Aware Low-Power Edge Computing for Stress Detection (short paper)
Nafiul Rashid, Trier Mortlock, Mohammad Al Faruque (UC Irvine)

15:30-16:00: Coffee Break

16:00-17:00: Session 3: Data aggregation and privacy
(Chair: Nirmalya Roy, University of Maryland Baltimore County)

Publishing Asynchronous Event Times with Pufferfish Privacy
Jiaxin Ding (Shanghai Jiao Tong university); Abhirup Ghosh (University of Cambridge); Jie Gao (Rutgers University); Rik Sarkar (University of Edinburgh)

Trade off between Accuracy and Message Complexity for Approximate Data Aggregation (short paper)
Saptadi Nugroho, Alexander Weinmann, Christian Schindelhauer (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg)

Low-Power Distinct Sum for Wireless Sensor Networks (short paper)
Ebram William, Mun Choon Chan (School of Computing, National University of Singapore)

17:00-18:30: Posters & Demos

IoT-based Framework for Low-Cost and Light-Weight Vehicle Detection (poster)
Chandra Shekhar and Sudipta Saha (IIT Bhubaneswar)

A Software-Defined Underwater Visible Light Communication Testbed (poster)
Clifford Boakye-Mensah, Vann Dontez, Javionn Ramsey and Hongzhi Guo (Norfolk State University, Norfolk, USA)

BCG Measurement by differential Sensing in Real-Time (demo)
Ulf Kulau (Hamburg University of Technology, Germany), Jochen Rust (DSI Aerospace Technologie GmbH, Bremen, Germany) and Urs-Vito Albrecht (Department of Digital Medicine, Medical Faculty OWL, Bielefeld University Bielefeld, Germany)

Divide, Conquer and Merge for Internet-of-Things (poster)
Jagnyashini Debadarshini and Sudipta Saha (IIT Bhubaneswar)

SmartTwins: Secure and Auditable DLT-based Digital Twins for the WoT (poster)
Iakovos Pittaras and George Polyzos (Department of Informatics, School of Information Sciences and Technology, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece)

18:30: Welcome Reception

Tuesday,  May 31

08:30: Registration Opens

09:30-10:30: Keynote Talk “Passive Intelligent Surfaces for IoT Communication and Sensing
Prof. Xinyu Zhang, University of California, San Diego, USA

10:30-11:00: Coffee Break

11:00-12:30: Session 4: Sensing, crowdsourcing, and localization
(Chair: Marios Angelopoulos, Bournemouth University)

A Differential BCG Sensor System for Long Term Health Monitoring Experiment on the ISS
Ulf Kulau (Hamburg University of Technology); Jochen Rust (DSI Aerospace Technologie GmbH); Daniel Szafranski (TU Braunschweig); Martin Drobczyk (German Aerospace Center (DLR)); Urs-Vito Albrecht (Medical Faculty OWL, Bielefeld University)

SoFIT: Self-Orienting Camera Network for Floor Mapping and Indoor Tracking 
Yanchen Liu, Jingping Nie, Stephen Xia, Jiajing Sun, Peter Wei, Xiaofan Jiang (Columbia University)

Network Economics-based Crowdsourcing in UAV-assisted Smart Cities Environments
Fisayo Sangoleye, Md Sahabul Hossain, Eirini Eleni Tsiropoulou, Jim Plusquellic (University of New Mexico)

12:30-14:00: Lunch

14:00-15:30: Session 5: Application-oriented data processing
(Chair: Charalampos Orfanidis, Technical University of Denmark)

Cost-aware Inference of Bovine Respiratory Disease in Calves using Precision Livestock Technology
Enrico Casella (University of Kentucky); M. C. Cantor (University of Guelph); Simone Silvestri (University of Kentucky); D. L. Renaud (University of Guelph); J. H. C. Costa (University of Kentucky)

Drone-based Optimal and Heuristic Orienteering Algorithms Towards Bug Detection in Orchards
Francesco Betti Sorbelli (University of Perugia); Federico Coro’, Sajal K. Das (Missouri University of Science and Technology); Lorenzo Palazzetti (Universita degli Studi di Firenze); Cristina M. Pinotti (University of Perugia)

FrameHopper: Selective Processing of Video Frames in Detection-driven Real-Time Video Analytics
Md Adnan Arefeen, Sumaiya Tabassum Nimi, Md Yusuf Sarwar Uddin (University of Missouri-Kansas City)

15:30-16:00: Coffee Break

16:00-17:15: Session 6: Machine learning
(Chair: Eirini Eleni Tsiropoulou, University of New Mexico)

Hardware-aware Partitioning of Convolutional Neural Network Inference for Embedded AI Applications
Fabian Kreß, Julian Hoefer, Tim Hotfilter, Iris Walter, Vladimir Sidorenko, Tanja Harbaum, Jürgen Becker (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

Efficient Localness Transformer for Smart Sensor-Based Energy Disaggregation
Zhenrui Yue, Huimin Zeng, Ziyi Kou, Lanyu Shang (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign); Dong Wang (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Taking ROCKET on an efficiency mission: Multivariate time series classification with LightWaveS (short paper)
Leonardos Pantiskas, Kees Verstoep, Mark Hoogendoorn, Henri E. Bal (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)

17:15-17:30: Closing & Awards

19:00: Conference Dinner 

Note: Regular papers have 30 minutes (23+7 Q&A) in the program, while short papers have 15 minutes (10+5 Q&A). 


Monday, May 30

  • IoT4I (4th International Workshop on IoT Applications and Industry 4.0)
  • WiDroit (4th International Workshop on Wireless Sensors and Drones in Internet of Things)

Tuesday, May 31

  • UrbCom (4th International Workshop on Urban Computing)
  • WCNEE (6th IEEE International Workshop on Wireless Communications and Networking in Extreme Environments)

Wednesday, June 1

  • REFRESH (3rd International Workshop on Real-life modeling in 5G/6G networks) /
    SmaCE (4th IEEE International Workshop on Smart Circular Economy) /
    ML-SWIN (2nd DCOSS Workshop on Machine Learning for Smart Wireless Networks) /
    C19STD (Novel Methods to Study COVID-19 Using Sensor Technology and Distributed Computing 2022): Joint Event
  • TEPN (International Workshop on Test and Evaluation of Programmable Networks)

Monday, May 30

IoTI4 (4th International Workshop on IoT Applications and Industry 4.0)

09.00-10.30: DCOSS Keynote Speech

10.30-11.00: Coffee Break

11:00-12:30: Session 1: IoTI4 (IoT Applications)

  • Towards Industry 5.0 and Digital Circular Economy: Current Research and Application Trends
    Konstantinos Voulgaridis, Thomas Lagkas and Panagiotis Sarigiannidis
  • IoT Benefits for Livestock Farmers
    Tim Bell, Todd Steinbrueck, Roger Chamberlain and Brian Rieck
  • Data-driven soft sensing towards quality monitoring of industrial pasteurization processes
    Gabriel Filios, Andreas Kyriakopoulos, Stavros Livanios, Fotis Manolopoulos, Sotiris Nikoletseas, Stefanos H. Panagiotou and Paul Spirakis
  • Detecting the Arrival of an Update at Mostly Sleeping Cyber-Physical IoT Nodes
    Roberth Tollefsen and Otto J. Anshus
  • Attacking and Defending DNP3 ICS/SCADA Systems
    Vasiliki Kelli, Panagiotis Radoglou-Grammatikis, Achilleas Sesis, Thomas Lagkas, Eleftherios Fountoukidis, Emmanouil Kafetzakis, Ioannis Giannoulakis and Panagiotis Sarigiannidis

12.30-14.00: Lunch Break

14:00-15:30: Session 2: IoTI4 (IoT Applications)

  • Active Connectivity Fundamentals for TSCH Networks of Mobile Robots Charalampos Orfanidis, Paul Pop and Xenofon Fafoutis
  • Design and Deployment Experiences of a Versatile Industrial WSN and Testbed
    Jan Schlichter and Lars Wolf
  • Utilizing Carriers for the Energy Node Placement Algorithm in WSNs and IoT Networks
    Natalie Temene, Charalampos Sergiou, Chryssis Georgiou and Vasos Vassiliou

15.30-16.00: Coffee Break

16:00-16:45: Session 3: IoTI4 (AI/ML in IoT)

  • AI Driven IoT Web-based Application for Automatic Segmentation and Reconstruction of Abdominal Organs from Medical Images
    Barbara Villarini and Hykoush Asaturyan
  • Modelling Virtual Sensors for Indoor Environments with Machine Learning
    Dawid Polanski and Constantinos Marios Angelopoulos

WiDroit (4th International Workshop on Wireless Sensors and Drones in Internet of Things)

09.00-10.30: DCOSS Keynote Speech

10.30-11.00: Coffee Break

11:00-12:30: Session 1

  • An Open-Source Simulator for Multiple UAV Path Planning
    Kyle Thompson, Dominik Walter, Roman Maksymiuk, Roey Mevorach, Gaurav Joshi and Franz J. Kurfess UavSim
  • Spradling Modeling Sub-Team Formations for Heterogeneous Multi-Robot Systems Using Colored Petri-Net Semantics
    Mark Allison and Matthew
  • A Software Framework for Swarm Management in Multi-Radio Robotic Networks
    Leonardo Montecchiari, Dario Albani, Angelo Trotta, Marco Di Felice and Enrico Natalizio Uhura

12.30-14.00: Lunch Break

14:00-15:30: Session 2

  • 3D Object Detection for Aerial Platforms via Edge Computing: An Experimental Evaluation
    Alexander Lianides, Isaac Chan, Mohammed Ismail, Ian Harshbarger, Marco Levorato, Davide Callegaro and Sharon Contreras
  • Heterogeneous Ground-Air Autonomous Vehicle Networking in Austere Environments: Practical Implementation of a Mesh Network in the DARPA Subterranean Challenge
    Steve McGuire and Harel Biggie
  • OptiMaP: swarm-powered Optimized 3D Mapping Pipeline for emergency response operations
    Leandro R. Costa, Daniel Aloise, Luca G. Gianoli and Andrea Lodi

15.30-16.00: Coffee Break

16:00-16:30: Session 3

  • GADAN: Generative Adversarial Domain Adaptation Network For Debris Detection Using Drone
    Masud Ahmed, Naima Khan, Pretom Roy Ovi, Nirmalya Roy, Sanjay Purushotham, Aryya Gangopadhyay and Suya You

Tuesday, 31 May

UrbCom (4th International Workshop on Urban Computing)
(Online workshop)

Session 1: Smart Cities and Intelligent Transportation System

  • Mechanism for Optimizing Resource Allocation in VANETs Based on the PSO Bio-inspired Algorithm
    Douglas Dias Lieira, Matheus Sanches Quessada, Andre Luis Cristiani, Rodolfo Ipolito Meneguette and Robson De Grande
  • Keeping Information Alive: Hovering Information and Floating Content Paradigms for Vehicular Networks
    Lachlan Johnston and Richard Pazzi
  • Towards Bat Bio-inspired Decision-making for Task Allocation in Vehicular Fogs Matheus Quessada, Douglas Lieira, Robson De Grande and Rodolfo Meneguette


Session 2: Urban Data Modeling and Mining

  • Cross-Cultural Study of a Location-Based Social Network Incentive Mechanism William Souza, Vinícius Mota and Thiago Silva
  • Analysis of Pandemic Atmosphere Pollution Data Using Virtual Sensors in São Paulo City
    Gabriel Campos, Felipe Cunha and Leandro Villas
  • Do Location-Based Social Networks Recommender Systems Works on TripAdvisor data? A Point-Of-Interest Recommendation Analysis
    Lucas Felix, Washigton Cunha, Antônio Alves, Carlos Magno Geraldo Barbosa, Vinícius Vieira, Carolina Xavier and Pedro Vaz-de-Melo

WCNEE (6th IEEE International Workshop on Wireless Communications and Networking in Extreme Environments)

09.00-10.30: DCOSS Keynote Speech

10.30-11.00: Coffee Break

11:30-12:30: Keynote Session (Chair: Sasistharan Balasubramaniam)
Professor Urbashi Mitra, Gordon S. Marshall Chair in Engineering, University of Southern California, USA

12.30-14.00: Lunch Break

14:00-15:40: Session 1 (Chair: Emrecan Demirors)

  • A Middleware for Digital Twin-Enabled Flying Network Simulations Using UBSim and UB-ANC
    Sabarish Krishna Moorthy, Ankush Harindranath, Maxwell E. McManus, Zhangyu Guan, Nicholas Mastronarde (University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, USA), Elizabeth Serena Bentley, Michael Medley (U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, USA)
  • Intelligent Routing Framework Based on D* Lite for Resilient Aerial Networks Talip Tolga Sari, Gokhan Secinti (Istanbul Technical University, Turkey)
  • SynchroSim: An Integrated Co-Simulation Middleware for Heterogeneous Multi-Robot Systems
    Emon Dey, Jumman Hossain, Nirmalya Roy, (University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA), Carl Busart (Army Research Laboratory, USA)
  • Digital Twin Driven Blockchain Based Reliable and Efficient 6G Edge Network Mehmet Ozgen Ozdogan (Istanbul Technical University & Aselsan Inc., Turkey), Levent Carkacioglu (Aselsan Inc., Turkey), Berk Canberk (Istanbul Technical University, Turkey)

15.40-16.00: Coffee Break

16:00-17:15: Session 2 (Chair: Zhangyu Guan)

  • 5G Space Communications Lab: Reaching New Heights
    Oltjon Kodheli, Jorge Querol, Abdelrahman Astro, Sofia Coloma, Loveneesh Rana, Zhanna Bokal, Sumit Kumar, Carol Martinez Luna, Jan Thoemel, Juan Duncan, Miguel Olivares Mendez, Symeon Chatzinotas, Bjorn Ottersten (University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg)
  • Multi-Physics Analysis of Electromagnetic Wave Propagation and Photothermal Heating in Human Tissues at Terahertz and Optical Frequencies
    Innem V.A.K. Reddy, (University at Buffalo & King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, USA), Josep Jornet (Northeastern University, USA)
  • RSS-Based Localization Using a Single Robot in Complex Environments Hongzhi Guo, Irvin Quartey, Cameron Green (Norfolk State University, USA)

17.15-17.30: WCNEE’22 Closing Session & Awards

Wednesday, June 1

Emerging Topics in Sensor Systems
(Joint event of the REFRESH, SmaCE, ML-SWIN and C19STD Workshops)

09:15-10:30: Session 1

  • GNN-based End-to-end Delay Prediction in Software Defined Networking. Zhun Ge, Jiacheng Hou and Amiya Nayak
  • Network Economics-enabled Edge Computing in UAV-assisted Public Safety Systems
    Md Sahabul Hossain, Fisayo Sangoleye, Oshan Poudyal and Eirini Eleni Tsiropoulou
  • Trading in Collaborative Mobile Edge Computing Networks: A Contract Theory-based Auction Model
    Maria Diamanti and Symeon Papavassiliou
  • Elaborating on Sub-Space Modeling as an Enrollment Solution for Strong PUF
    Amir Ali-pour, David Hely, Vincent Beroulle, and Giorgio Di Natale

10:30-11:00: Coffee Break

11:00-12:30: Session 2

  • AI Powered COVID-19 Detection System using Non-Contact Sensing Technology and Deep Learning Techniques
    S.V. Kogilavani, Sathishkumar V E, Malliga Subramanian
  • Understanding the United States’ 50 most populous counties’ COVID-19 healthcare outcomes through multiple regression across the Delta variant and Omicron variant times of dominance
    Alexander Bruckhaus, Yujia Zhang, Aidin Abedi, Sana Salehi and Dominique Duncan
  • A Lightweight Depthwise Separable Convolution Neural Network for Screening Covid-19 Infection from Chest CT and X-ray Images
    Malliga Subramanian, Sathishkumar V E, C. Ramya, S.V. Kogilavani, Deepti R
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Dynamics in the US: A Follow-up Study. (Abstract)
    Sana Salehi, Aidin Abedi, Alexander Bruckhaus and Dominique Duncan
  • Evaluation of Transfer Learning Models on Detection of COVID-19 Using Multi-Modal Data. (Abstract)
    Alexis Bennett, Rachael Garner, Marianna La Rocca, Ali Valehi and Dominique Duncan

12:30-14:00: Lunch

TEPN (International Workshop on Test and Evaluation of Programmable Networks)

09.00-09.30: Keynote 1 – “Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Wireless Test Beds for Over the Air (OTA) experimentation”
Dr. Arupjyoti (Arup) Bhuyan

09:30-10:20: Session 1

  • Prototyping a Fine-Grained QoS Framework for 5G and NextG Networks using POWDER (9:30-9:55)
    Udhaya Kumar Dayalan, Rostand A. K. Fezeu, Timothy J. Salo and Zhi-Li Zhang
  • UHD-DPDK Performance Analysis for Advanced Software Radio Communications (9:55-10:20)
    Daniel Brennan and Vuk Marojevic

10.30-11.00: Coffee Break

14:00-15:30: Session 2

  • Enabling P4 Hands-on Training in an Academic Cloud (11:30-11:50)
    Jose Gomez, Elie F. Kfoury and Jorge Crichigno
  • Software Radio with MATLAB Toolbox for 5G NR Waveform Generation (11:50-12:10)
    Walaa Alqwider, Ajaya Dahal and Vuk Marojevic
  • WIP: Experiment Planning for Heterogeneous Programmable Networks (12:10-12:30)
    Nik Sultana

12.30-14.00: Lunch