Technical Program


Session N1 - Technologies for Home Network Infrastructure
Chair: Stefano Galli, Telcordia Technologies, USA

Convergence of Residential Gateway Technology: Analysis of Evolutionary Paths

F. T. H. den Hartog, M. Balm, C. M. de Jong (TNO Telecom); and J. J. B. Kwaaitaal (Technische Universiteit Eindhoven)
Resource Management and Scheduling for the QoS-Capable Home Network Wireless Access Point
Chaiwat Oottamakorn (Walailak University) and Dennis Bushmitch (Panasonic Information and Networking Technologies Laboratory)
802.11 Over Coax—A Hybrid Coax-Wireless Home Network using 802.11 Technology
Lior Ophir and Yigal Bitran (Texas Instruments Inc.)
QoS Technology for Home Networks
Satoshi Ando, Masao Ohmoto, and Yuji Shimizu (Matsushita Electric Industrial Co.,Ltd.)

Session N2 - Modeling and Performance of Physical Layer
Chair: Dennis Bushmitch, Panasonic Technologies Inc., USA

Modeling the Indoor Power Line Channel: New Results and Modem Design Considerations
Stefano Galli and Thomas C. Banwell (Telcordia Technologies, Inc.)
Zero-Padded OFDM with Improved Performance over Multipath Channels
Panayiotis D. Papadimitriou and Costas N. Georghiades (Texas A&M University)

Performance of a Multi-band Ultra-wideband System over Indoor Wireless Channels
Shaomin Mo (Panasonic Information and Networking Technologies Laboratory); Huaping Liu, and Shiwei Zhao (Oregon State)
MSB Modulation Doubles Cable TV and PM-SCA Capacity
Harold R. Walker ans Bohdan Stryak (Pegasus Data Systems)

Session N3 - Security Algorithms and Architectures for Home Networks
Chair: Guenter Schäfer, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany

Distributed Access Control for Consumer Operated Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
Daniel Kraft (University of Karlsruhe) and Guenter Schäfer (Technical University of Berlin)
ISP-Operated Protection of Home Networks with FIDRAN
A. Hess and G. Schäfer (Technische Universität Berlin)
A Key-Distribution Scheme for Wireless Home Automation Networks
Arno Wacker, Timo Heiber, and Holger Cermann (Universität Stuttgart)
Improving the Security of Wireless LANs by Managing 802.1x Disassociation
Ping Ding, JoAnne Holliday, and Aslihan Celik (Santa Clara University)

Session N4 - Wireless Ad Hoc Networks for Consumer Communications
Chair: Don M. Gruenbacher, Kansas State University, USA

Bluetooth Scatternet Formation: Criteria, Models, and Classification
K. Persson, D. Manivannan, and M. Singhal (University of Kentucky)
Using Piconet Avoidance Techniques to Reduce Interference in Bluetooth Networks
Ajay S. Bhargava and Don M. Gruenbacher (Kansas State University)
On the Optimal Clustering in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
Jamal N. Al-Karaki, Ahmed E. Kamal, and Raza Ul-Mustafa (Iowa State University)
A Remotely Controlled Bluetooth Enabled Environment
Satyajit Chakrabarti, Liyun Wu, Son Vuong, and Victor Leung (University of British Columbia)

Session N5 - Wireless Sensor Networks
Chair: D. Manivannan, University of Kentucky, USA

Route Update and Repair in Wireless Sensor Networks

Xuhui Hu, Yong Liu, Myung J. Lee, and Tarek N. Saadawi (City University of New York, City College)
In-Building Communication using Massively Distributed Wireless Microdevice Network
J. -M. Dilhac and D. Dragomirescu (LAAS-CNRS)
Routing Protocols for Sensor Networks
Qiangfeng Jiang and D. Manivannan (University of Kentucky)
Router Selection for Moving Networks
Masayuki Kumazawa, Taisuke Matsumoto, Shinkichi Ikeda, Makoto Funabiki, Hirokazu Kobayashi, and Toyoki Kawahara (Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.)

Session N6 - Performance Analyses for Consumer Networks
Chair: Behcet Sarikaya, University of Northern British Columbia

An Analytical Framework for EDF Schedulers based on the Dominant Time Scale

Zhi Quan and Jong-Moon Chung (Oklahoma State University)
A New Priority Calculation Method for Sorted-Priority Fair Queuing
Fei Liu, Yi Huang, Yi Ma, and Na Yi (University of Liverpool)
The Performance of System Handover Scheme with Permission Probability Control
Kazuo Mori and Hideo Kobayashi (Mie University)
Packet Fair Queuing Algorithms for Wireless Networks with Link Level Retransmission
Namgi Kim and Hyunsoo Yoon (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)

Session N7 - Schemes and Algorithms for Broadcasting
Chair: Madjid Merabti, Liverpool John Moores University, UK

Simple VBR Staircase Broadcasting(SVSB)

Hsiang-Fu Yu, Hung-Chang Yang, Li-Ming Tseng, and Yi-Meng Chen (National Central University)
A Border-Aware Broadcast Scheme for Wireless Ad Hoc Network
Chunhui Zhu, Myung J. Lee, and Tarek Saadawi (The City University of New York, CCNY)
Scheme for Scalable ALM Architecture based on Topology-Awareness
Dongk-Kyun Kim (Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information (KISTI)), Ki-Il Kim (ChungNam National University), Kap-Dong Kim (Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute), Il-Sun Whang (KISTI), Sang-Ha Kim (ChungNam National University)
High-Performance Home Entertainment Networking with IEEE 802.11
H. Van Kampen and G. W. Hiddink (Agere Systems)

Session N8 - Multicast Protocols and Technology
Chair: Madjid Merabti, Liverpool John Moores University, UK

ReMHoc: A Reliable Multicast Protocol for Wireless Mobile Multihop Ad Hoc Networks
Ahmed Sobeih (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign); Hoda Baraka, and Aly Fahmy (Cairo University)
Improving the Performance of Overlay Multicast with Dynamic Adaptation
Shuju Wu and Sujata Banerjee (University of Pittsburgh)
Tree-Varying Multicast on an Overlay Network of Unreliable End Hosts
Shuichi Shimizu (IBM Japan)
Analysis on Binary Loss Tree Classification with Hop Count for Multicast Topology Discovery
Hui Tian and Hong Shen (Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)

Session N9 - Internet Technologies for Home Networking
Chair: Raouf Boutaba, Waterloo University, Canada

Streaming H.264/AVC Video over the Internet
Antonios Argyriou and Vijay Madisetti (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Enhanced TCP Performance over Mobile IPv6: Innovative Fragmentation Avoidance and Adaptive Routing Techniques
A. Dev Pramil, Stephane Antoine, and A. H. Aghvami (University of London)
TCP-Friendly Streaming in Next Generation Wireless Networks
Genadi Velev, Rolf Hakenberg, José Rey (Panasonic European Laboratories); and Michael Zink (TU-Darmstadt)
Foundations of Convergence in IP Packet Networks
Sean S. B. Moore and Curtis A. Siller, Jr. (Cetacean Networks, Inc.)

Session N10 - Performance Engineering for Wireless LANs-Based Home Networks
Chair: Behcet Sarikaya, University of Northern British Columbia

Fast IPv4/IPv6 Address Acquisition in Wireless LANs
Timucin Ozugur (Alcatel), Behcet Sarikaya (University of Northern British Columbia)
A QoS Scheduler for IEEE 802.11e WLANs
L. W. Lim, R. Malik, P. Y. Tan (Panasonic Singapore Laboratories); C. Apichaichalermwongse, K. Ando, and Y. Harada (Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.)
Supporting Real-Time Traffic with QoS in IEEE 802.11e Based Home Networks
Dongyan Chen, Daqing Gu, and Jinyun Zhang (Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories)
A Traffic Behavior-Aware Fair Call Admission Control for Heterogeneous Services in Wireless Networks
Ki-Il Kim, Sung-Kee Noh, Young-Ha Hwang, and Sang-Ha Kim (Chungnam National University)

Session N11 - Enhancing Quality of Service for Consumer Communications
Chair: Marco Roccetti, Università di Bologna, Italy

UTRAN Traffic Parameters Estimation
Hazar Aouad, Ibrahim Abbas, and Samir Tohmé (Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications)
Resource Management Employing Pseudo-delay for IP Networks
Karen Shoop, John Bigham, and Chris Phillips (University of London)
Enhanced Robust Wireless Network QoS Control Applying Adaptive Modulation and Macroscopic Diversity Combining Techniques
Jong-Moon Chung, Wun-Cheol Jeong, Krishnaveni Ramasamy, Renukadevi Ramasamy (Oklahoma State University)
A Transparent QoS Mechanism to Support IntServ/DiffServ Networks
Chi-Huang Shih, Chung-Chih Liao, Ce-Kuen Shieh (National Cheng Kung University); and Wen-Shyang Huang (National Kaosiung University of Applied Science)

Session N12 - Performance Management for Home Networks
Chair: Chris Phillips, Queen Mary University of London, UK

Ltest—A Tool for Distributed Network Performance Measurement
E. Siemens, S. Piger, C. Grimm, and M. Fromme (University of Hanover)
Video and Audio Trace Files of Pre-encoded Video Content for Network Performance Measurements
Frank H. P. Fitzek, Michele Zorzi (Università di Ferrara); Patrick Seeling, and Martin Reisslein (Arizona State University)
A Scheme for the Dynamic Formation of Robust Multipoint to Point LSPs
Constantinos Neophytou and Chris Phillips (Queen Mary University of London)
Improving the Performance of TCP in Structure-less Networks with Virtual Infrastructures
Saeid Taheri (University of New Mexico)

Session N13 - Access Networks for Consumer Communications
Chair: Stamatios Kartalopoulos, Oklahoma University, USA

VDSL Access System based on Rate-Adaptive Optical Sub-carrier Multiplexing
Toshihiko Yasue and Masaru Fuse (Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.)
Quality and Reliability of GPRS Connections
Timo Ruohonen, Leena Ukkonen, Mikael Soini, Lauri Syd_nheimo, and Markku Kivikoski (Tampere University of Technology)
Consumer Communications in the Next Generation Access Network
Stamatios V. Kartalopoulos (The University of Oklahoma)
Tracking Agent Based Paging for Wireless LANs
Behcet Sarikaya (University of Northern British Columbia), Timucin Ozugur (ALCATEL)

Session N14 - MAC Protocols for Home Networks
Chair: Raouf Boutaba, Waterloo University, Canada

AGP: A Self-Adaptive MAC Protocol for Broadcast LANs with Bursty Traffic
Georgios I. Papadimitriou (Aristotle University)
Quality of Service MAC Protocol for Shared Media In-House Networks
Rainer Steffen and Rudi Knorr (Fraunhofer-Institute for Communication Systems ESK)
A Media Access Control Method for High-Speed Power Line Communication System Modems
Shinichiro Ohmi, Shigeo Yoshida, Tsuyoshi Yamaguchi, and Go Kuroda (Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.)
A Collision Free MAC Protocol using Smart Antenna in Ad Hoc Networks
Tzu-Ming Lin and Juin-Jia Dai (Industrial Technology Research Institute)


Session E1 - Transmission Technologies for Consumer Communications
Chair: John R. Barr, Motorola, USA

Phase Reversion to Reduce Power Spectral Density of Multi-band UWB Signals
Shaomin S. Mo (Panasonic Information and Networking Technologies Lab)
A Simple and Accurate Mathematical Model of Electronically Steerable Parasitic Array Radiator Antennas Kyouichi Iigusa and Takashi Ohira (ATR Adaptive Communications Research Laboratories)
Development of Audio and Video Synchronous Transmission System based on IEEE 802.11a
Seiji Harada, Yasuo Hamamoto, Yoshitaka Ohta, and Masakazu Nishino (Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.)
Robust and Adaptive Transmission of Compressed Video Streams over EGPRS
Hang Nguyen, Jérôme Brouet (Alcatel); and Pierre Duhamel (CNRS/LSS)

Session E2 - Dialogue Systems for Consumer Communications
Chair: John R. Barr, Motorola, USA

A Multimodal, Networked Dialogue System for Access to Entertainment
R. Kuhn, J.C. Junqua, D. Kryze, A. Nickolov, and K. Stoimenov (Panasonic Technologies Company)
Robust Speech Dialog Interface for Car Telematics Services
Nobuo Hataoka, Yasunari Obuchi (Hitachi Ltd.); Teruko Mitamura, and Eric Nyberg (Carnegie Mellon University)
Classification of Video Shots using Activity Power Flow
W. J. Gillespie and D. T. Nguyen (University of Tasmania)
The War of Presence and Instant Messaging: Right Protocols and APIs
Mourad Debbabi and Mahfuzur Rahman (Panasonic Information and Networking Technologies Laboratory)

Session E3 - Advances in Coding Techniques
Chair: Alan Kaplan, Panasonic, USA

Comparing STORM and Matched Filtering for Part 15 Indoor Multi-path Communication Channels
Peter S. Wyckoff and Randy K. Young (The Pennsylvania State University - ARL)
An Adaptive Subchannel Allocation Algorithm for OFDM-Based Wireless Home Networks
Jian Zhu, Benny Bing, Ye Li, and Jun Xu (Georgia Institute of Technology)
High-Rate LDPC codes in Image Transmission over Rayleigh Fading Channel
Piming Ma, Dongfeng Yuan, Xiumei Yang, Haigang Zhang (Shandong University)
New Research on Unequal Error Protection (UEP) Property of Irregular LDPC Codes
Xiumei Yang, Dongfeng Yuan, Piming Ma, and Mingyang Jiang (Shandong University)

Session E4 - Technologies Enabling Consumer Communications and Networking
Chair: Stan Moyer, Telcordia Technologies, USA

Applicability of Low Water-Mark Mandatory Access Control Security in Linux-Based Advanced Networked Consumer Electronics
Jinhong K. Guo, Stephen Johnson, David Braun, Il-Pyung Park (Panasonic Information and Networking Technologies Laboratory)
Design and Implementation of a Jini-J2EE Bridge to Enable Access to Enterprise Services
S. Zeadally, J. Lu, and S. Nanduri (Wayne State University)
Speech Technology for Multimedia Content Management
P. Nguyen, D. Kryze, R. Kuhn (Panasonic Technologies Company); M. Kobayashi, and M. Yasukata (Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.)
A Relative Time Model in a Distributed Network using Exchanged Time Information
Cheng Guang, Gong Jian, and Ding Wei (Southeast University)

Session E5 - Middleware Systems for Home Networks
Chair: James T. Smith, Institute for Scientific Research, USA

Scaling Real-Time Telematics Applications using Programmable Middleboxes: A Case Study in Traffic Prediction
Annie Chen (IBM Research), Navendu Jain (University of Texas), Angelo Perinola (UCSC Piacenza), Tadeusz Pietraszek, Sean Rooney, and Paolo Scotton (IBM Research)
An OSGi Implementation and Experience Report
Richard S. Hall and Humberto Cervantes (Domain Universitaire)
Experimental Bridge LonWorks® / UPnP™ 1.0
Sergey Chemishkian and Jeff Lund (Echelon Corporation)
An Adaptive Communication Middleware for Network Service Coordination
Akihiro Tsutsui, Hiroyuki Maeomiti, Ryutaro Kawamura, and Kouji Yata (NTT)

Session E6 - Enabling Secure Communications for Consumers
Chair: Dave Marples, Telcordia Technologies, USA

Joint Content Authentication and Error Control for Wireless Multimedia Communications

Heather Yu (Panasonic Information and Networking Technologies Laboratory, USA),
Peng Yin (Thomson Inc.), Xiaolong Yu (University of Washington)
A Low-Power Motion Capture System with Integrated Accelerometers
Riccardo Barbieri, Elisabetta Farella, Luca Benini, Bruno Riccó (Unversity of Bologna); and Andrea Acquaviva (University of Urbino)
DRM Renewability and Interoperability
Takanori Senoh, Takafumi Ueno, Takuyo Kogure (Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.); Shemgmei Shen, Ming Ji, Jing Liu, Zhongyang Huang (Panasonic Singapore Laboratories Pte Ltd.); and Craig A. Schultz (Multimedia Architectures)
On the Design of 2-D Gabor Filtering of Fingerprint Images
C. Klimanee and D. T. Nguyen (University of Tasmania)

Session E7 - Algorithms and Technologies for Video Communications
Chair: Giovanni Pau, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Dynamic Multimedia Adaptation and Updating of Media Streams with MPEG-21
Letian Rong and Ian Burnett (University of Wollongong)
An Efficient Error Detection Technique for MPEG-4 Video Streams
Bo Yan and Kam Wing Ng (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Discrete Interactive Staggered Broadcasting
Achraf Gazdar and Abdelfettah Belghith (Ecole Nationale des Sciences de l'Informatique)


Session A1 - Modeling and Evaluations of Emerging Applications
Chair: Sean S. B. Moore, Cetacean Networks, USA

A SIP-Based Device Communication Service for OSGi Framework

Dennis Bushmitch, Wanrong Lin, Andrzej Bieszczad, Alan Kaplan (Panasonic Technologies); Vasilis Papageorgiou, and Algirdas Pakstas (London Metropolitan University)
A Framework for Modeling Emerging Multimedia Applications
A. Golaup and A. H. Aghvami (King's College London)
Evaluation of a Speech Translation System for Travel Conversation Installed in PDA
Kenji Mizutani, Tomohiro Konuma, Mitsuru Endo, Taro Nambu, Yumi Wakita (Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.)
Design and Networking Considerations for FACE
Anu Tewari; Ravishankar Iyer, and Vijay Tewari (Intel Corp)

Session A2 - Adaptation and Characterization of Application Architectures
Chair: Bhupinder Sran, Devry College of Technology, USA

Tracking-Needless Grouping: An Efficient and Scalable Grouping Scheme in Networked Virtual Environments
Chia-Hao Liu (National Taiwan University of Science and Technology), Chen-Hsing Wen (Industrial Technology Research Institute), and Hsing-Lung Chen (National Taiwan University of Science and Technology)
Viewing Characteristics Based Personalized Ad Streaming in an Interactive TV Environment
Amit Thawani, Srividya Gopalan, and V. Sridhar (Satyam Computer Services Limited)
Characterization of Data on the Gnutella Peer-To-Peer Network
Jeffrey Miller (University of Southern California)
Architecture for Secure Work of Dynamic Distributed Groups
Ivan Djordjevic and Chris Phillips (University of London)

Session A3 - Implementations and Standards for Application Architectures
Chair: Stan Moyer, Telcordia Technologies

System-On-Chip Design for TV-centric Home Networks
Qiang Peng and Jin Jing (Aurora VA Technologies, LLC)
Consumer Electronics Industry Standards for In-Home Entertainment Networking and Device Connectivity
Virginia Williams (Consumer Electronics Association)
UVa Bus.NET: Enhancing User Experiences on Smart Devices Through Context-Aware Computing
David Chu, Clement Song, Bei Zhang, Marty Humphrey (University of Virginia)
Selective Encryption for Consumer Applications
Tom Lookabaugh and Douglas C. Sicker (University of Colorado at Boulder)

Session A4 - Approaches to Implementation of Application Architectures
Chair: Heather Yu, Panasonic Information and Networking Technologies Laboratory, USA

Audio-Text Synchronization Inside MP3 files: A New Approach and Its Implementation
Marco Furini and Lorenzo Alboresi (University of Piemonte Orientale)
Architecture for Presentation Coordination under a Multiple Device Environment
Yutaka Tomioka (Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.)
A Fuzzy Approach to Video Transmission over Bluetooth ACL Links
H. B. Kazemian and L. Meng (London Metropolitan University)
The Architecture of a Novel Tool for Network Management using GSM/GPRS Mobile Devices
A. C. Vieira, Jr. (Catholic University of Petropólis) and M. L. Anido (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro)

Session A5 - Entertainment and Consumer Driven Applications
Chair: Deanna Wilkes Gibbs, Panasonic, USA

Bringing Confidence to the Web—Combining the Power of SET and Reputation Systems
Michael Kinateder and Kurt Rothermel (Universität Stuttgart)
Humanoid Agent for Communication and Entertainment Driven by Emotion and "KANSEI" in Embedded System
Yoshiyuki Mochizuki, Keiichi Senda, Katsunori Orimoto, Junichi Tagawa, and Shigeo Asahara (Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.)
Strifeshadow Fantasy: A Massive Multi-player Online Game
Hang T. Chan (BMK Networks), Rocky K. C. Chang (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
DataPhone: An Intelligent Phone for Data Conferencing
Lap Chung Lam (Rether Networks, Inc.), Peitao Deng (Stony Brook University), and Tzi-cker Chiueh (Rether Networks, Inc.)

Session A6 - Compelling Applications and Services based on Wireless Architectures
Chair: Barcin Kozbe, Ericsson, USA

5GHz W-LAN Verification for Public Mobile Applications
Gen-ichiro Ohta (Panasonic Mobile Communications Co., Ltd.), Fumitaka Kamada (Oki Electric Co., Ltd.), Nobuyuki Teramura (Yokosuka Research Park R&D Promotion Councils), and Hiroshi Hojo (NTT Access Network Service Systems Laboratories)
WiVision: A Wireless Video System for Real-Time Distribution and On-Demand Playback
Pradipta De, Srikant Sharma, Andrew Shuvalov, and Tzi-cker Chiueh (Stony Brook University)
A Wireless-Based Virtual Salesman System
Jerry Gao, Lahary Ravuri, Bharghavi Shree, and Simon Shim (San Jose State University)
A Wireless Software Architecture for Fast 3D Rendering of Agent-Based Multimedia Simulations on Portable Devices
S. Caccioguerra, M. Roccetti, M. Roffilli, and A. Lomi (University of Bologna)

Session A7 - Implementations and Modeling of Wireless Applications
Chair: Eric Addeo, Devry College of Technology, USA

Enhanced Cell ID Based Terminal Location for Urban Area Location Based Applications
Harald Kunczier and Hermann Anegg (ftw. Forschungszentrum Telekommunikation Wien)
Using Wireless Networks to Enhance Narrowcasting in Public Spaces
John V. Harrison (University of Nevada, Las Vegas) and Anna Andrusiewicz (Oxford Bay Communications)
Smart Companion
Norman Lewis (Wanadoo SA) and Ashish Patel (France Telecom R&D)
A Hybrid Operating Model for Wireless Hotspot Businesses
Jazilah Jamaluddin, Matthew Doherty, Reuben Edwards, and Paul Coulton (Lancaster University)


Below are guidelines we would like you to follow in preparing your poster.


  • Poster sessions will be held in Palace Ballroom I
  • All posters should be placed on the posterboards between 7:30-9:00 am, Jan 8 and all materials must be removed by 8:30 pm, Jan 8
  • Posterboards will be marked with the paper numbers to be located
  • Authors (at least one author) are expected to be in attendence at their poster during the poster session.
  • The conference staff will be available to assist you at all times.


  • Each presenter will be provided with 36”x 24" foamboard and easel.
  • Each presenter is expected to prepare visual material to be displayed on the board
  • You have complete freedom how to display your poster (e.g. text, table, figures, colour, single large poster, pictures) by taking the size of the board into consideration.
  • We recommend you to place title of the poster and the names of the authors and their affiliations at the top of the posterboard.
  • Pushpins, tapes, scissors will be available for your use.

Please remember also “ The ideal poster is designed to provide a brief overview of your work and initiate discussion”

1 A Web-Based Home Welfare and Care Services Request System using a Pen Type Image Sensor Hidekuni Ogawa, Yoshiharu Yonezawa (Hiroshima Institute of Technology); Hiromichi Maki (International Trinity College); Haruhiko Sato (Kyushu Institute of Design); Ishio Ninomiya (Hiroshima International University); and W. Morton Caldwell (Caldwell Biomedial Electronics)
2 A Service-Oriented Wireless Home Network Chiu Ngo (Samsung Information Systems America)
3 A Novel Motion Vector Recovery Algorithm for Error Concealment in Video Transmission Bo Yan and Kam Wing Ng (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
4 Convergence of iDTV and Home Network Platforms Dmitry Tkachenko, Nickolay Kornet (St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University); and Alan Kaplan (Panasonic Technologies)
5 A Dynamically Adapted Retrieval Algorithm for Multi-instance Image Query with Heterogeneous Features Cheng-Yi Liu (Industrial Technology Research Institute), Jiann-Jone Chen (National Taiwan University of Science and Technology), and Feng-Cheng Chang (National Chiao-Tung University)
6 Communicating Personal Gadgets Hans Scholten, Pierre Jansen, and Laurens Hop (University of Twente)
7 A Policy Engine for the OCAP Monitor Application Rajesh B. Khandelwal, Luyang Li, and Arlis Dodson (Panasonic Information and Networking Technologies Laboratory)
8 Enhancing UPnP Discovery with Liveness Maarten Bodlaender, Jarno Guidi, and Lex Heerink (Philips Research)
9 Power Line Communication using Timed Transmission David E. Dodds, Kevin W. Ackerman, and Jack S. Hanson (University of Saskatchewan)
10 MSB Modulation Doubles Cable TV and FM-SCA Capacity Harold R. Walker and Bohdan Stryzak (Pegasus Data Systems)
11 Evaluation of Software Techniques for Parallel Packet Processing on Multi-core Processors Tim Vermeiren, Eric Borghs (Alcatel Bell); and Bart Haagdorens (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)
12 Message-Initiated Constraint-Based Routing for Wireless Ad Hoc Sensor Networks Ying Zhang and Markus Fromherz (Palo Alto Research Center)
13 Transmission Characteristics of a Twisted-Pair Cable for Broadband Communications Masahiro Maki, Osamu Shibata, Satoshi Hasako (Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.); and Masamitsu Tokuda (Musashi Institute of Technology)
14 MoDPAI: An Intelligent Network Devices Management Tool Calebe de Paula Bianchini and Francisco Isidro Massetto (Anhembi Morumbi University)
15 Issues in H.264/MPEG-2 Video Transcoding Hari Kalva (Florida Atlantic University)
16 A Remote Controlled Wireless Enabled Environment Satyajit Chakrabarti, Liyun Wu, Son Vuong, and Victor C. M. Leung (University of British Columbia)
17 Voice Technologies for Telephony Services Matteo Contolini, Kirill Stoimenov, and Jean-Claude Junqua (Panasonic Technologies Company)
18 Routing in Telecommunication Network with Controlled Ant Population Mohammad Mursalin Akon, Dhrubajyoti Goswami (Concordia University); and Shaila Afroz Jyoti (Prairie View A&M University)
19 The Power of Ruling the Future Home Network Angela Scheller, René Stolp, and Reinhard Baier (Fraunhofer FOKUS)
20 Port Randomized VPN by Mobile Codes Yoshiaki Shiraishi (Kinki University); Youji Fukuta and Masakatu Morii (The University of Tokushima)
21 Method of Contents Cache Control in a BML/HTML Integrated Browser Takashi Kagiyama, Shinji Nabeshima, and Tatsuya Shimoji (Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.)
22 Development of an ISDB-T "Front-End" Module for Use in Handheld Terminals Sadashi Kageyama, Ippei Kanno, Hirokazu Kitamura, Takehiro Kamada, and Hideji Takami (Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.)
23 Reactance Diversity: Proof-of-Concept Experiments in an Indoor Multipath-Fading Environment with a 5-GHz Prototype Planar Espar Antenna Takuma Sawaya, Kyouichi Iigusa, Makoto Taromaru, and Takashi Ohira (ATR Adaptive Communications Research Laboratories)
24 A Value Transfer Solution for Bluetooth Mobile Gaming Philip Garner, Ian Mullins, and Reuben Edwards (Lancaster University)
25 Novel Applications for 802.11x Enabled Wireless Networked Home Liyu You and Kamran Jamshaid (Wireless Information Networks Inc.)
26 SIMKEYS: An Efficient Approach in Text Entry for Mobile Communications Rick W. K. Ha, Pin-Han Ho, and X. Sherman Shen (University of Waterloo)
27 Functional Coexistence of Many Wireless Clients Michael J. Johnson and Roger Adema (IBM Corp)
28 Unconfined Mobile Bluetooth Nursing and Daily Data Collection Xuanwen Luo and Qiang Cheng (Wayne State Universty)
29 A Paper–Digital Agenda Alessandro Amoroso and Leonardo Quirini (Università di Bologna)
30 Performance of a Multi-band Ultra-wideband System over Indoor Wireless Channels Shaomin Mo (Panasonic Information and Networking Technologies Laboratory); Huaping Liu, and Shiwei Zhao (Oregon State University)
31 Scalable and Reconfigurable Optical IP Network System for Use in Residential Premises, based on CWDM Technologies and Layer-3 Switching Makoto Shiraishi, Kentaro Hayashi, Byung Yong Kim (Japan Solderless Terminal Manufacturing Co.); Adelys Marsden, Nguyen Hoang Viet, Satoru Fujimoto, and Yutaka Katsuyama (Osaka Prefecture University)
32 An Energy-Based Fingerprint Matching System K. A. Nagaty (Ain-Shams University)
33 Automatic Image Cropping for Mobile Device with Built-In Camera Matthew Ma and Jinhong K. Guo (Panasonic Information and Networking Technologies Laboratory)
34 High-Performance Home Entertainment Networking with IEEE 802.11 H. van Kampen and G. W. Hiddink (Agere Systems)
35 A Novel Application for Wireless Communications in Vehicle Early Warning Seyed A. Zekavat (Michigan Tech University)
36 A Simple Cascade Carrier Frequency and Sampling Clock Offsets Estimation Method for OFDM Systems Weidong Xiang and Thomas Pratt (Georgia Institute of Technology)
37 Context-Aware and Adaptive Universal Home Network Middleware for Pervasive Digital Home Environment Kyeong-Deok Moon and Chae-Kyu Kim (ETRI), Young-Hee Lee (ICU)