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WiVEC 2007 Program

Sunday 30 September
1pm–2pm   Opening and Keynote session
2.15pm–3:30pm   Oral Session 1
3:30pm–4pm   Coffee break
3:30pm–5:15pm   Posters and Demos session (includes coffee break)
5:30pm–6:45pm   WiVeC (802.11p/DSRC) Standardization Activities Special Session
7pm–9pm   VTC & WiVeC Welcome Reception
Monday 1 October
8:30am–9:50am   VTC Opening Plenary
9:50am–10:20am   Coffee Break
10:20am–12:10pm   Oral Session 2
12:10pm–1:30pm   Lunch
1:30pm–3:20pm   Oral Session 3
3:20pm–3:50pm   Coffee Break
3:50pm–5:20pm   WiVeC Panel

Oral Session 1: Applications, Systems & Experiments

  1. NCTUns 4.0: An Integrated Simulation Platform for Vehicular Traffic, Communication, and Network Researches, S.Y. Wang, C.L. Chou, Y.H. Chiu, Y.S. Tseng, M.S. Hsu, Y.W. Cheng, W.L. Liu, and T.W. Ho, National Chiao Tung University
  2. An Infrastructure-Free Traffic Information System for Vehicular Networks, Moez Jerbi, Sidi-Mohammed Senouci, France Telecom Group; Tinku Rasheed, Create-Net; Yacine Ghamri-Doudane, ENSIIE
  3. Experimental Analysis of Dense Vehicular Networks: An ORBIT Testbed Case Study, Kishore Ramachandran, Marco Gruteser, WINLAB, Rutgers University
  4. A Planar Dual Band GPS and DSRC Antenna for Road Vehicles, Alastair Malarky, Mark IV IVHS; Gholamazera Zeinolabedin Rafi, Safieddin Safavi-Naeini, University of Waterloo; Luca Delgrossi, Daimler-Chrysler Research and Technology

Oral Session 2: Protocol Design

  1. Invited Presentation: Geographical routing for safety and non-safety applications in VANETs, Andreas Festag, NEC Labs Germany
  2. Movement Prediction-based Routing (MOPR) Concept for Position-based Routing in Vehicular Networks, Hamid Menouar, Massimiliano Lenardi, Hitachi Europe; Fethi Filali, Institut Eurecom
  3. TOPO: Routing in Large Scale Vehicular Networks, Wenjing Wang, Fei Xie, Mainak Chatterjee, University of Central Florida
  4. Rethinking the Overhead of Geo-localization Information for Vehicular Communications, Jerome Haerri, Fethi Filali, Christian Bonnet, Institut Eurecom
  5. Opportunistic-Driven Adaptive Radio Resource Management Technique for Efficient Wireless Vehicular Communications, Javier Gozalvez, Miguel Sepulcre, University Miguel Hernandez
  6. Performance Study of Live Video Streaming over Highway Vehicular Ad hoc Networks, Fei Xie, Kien A. Hua, Wenjing Wang, Yao H. Ho, University of Central Florida

Oral Session 3: Physical layer

  1. A Low Complexity IFFT-Based PTS Technique for PAPR Reduction in OFDM Systems, Abolfazl Ghassemi, Aaron Gulliver, University of Victoria
  2. Improved Latency for Time Critical OFDM Based Systems in Vehicular Environment, Chandra Gupta, Andre Kaufmann, Martin Kosakowski, Thao Bui, Ernst Zielinski, Nokia Research Center
  3. Six Time- and Frequency-Selective Empirical Channel Models for Vehicular Wireless LANs, Guillermo Acosta-Marum, Mary Ann Ingram, Georgia Institute of Technology
  4. V2V Channels and Performance of Multi-user Spread Spectrum Modulation, Indranil Sen, David W. Matolak, Ohio University
  5. Non-Isotropic Fading Channel Model for the Highway Environment, Jared Dulmage, Michael P. Fitz, University of California at Los Angeles
  6. Modeling in-vehicle wideband wireless channels using reverberation chamber theory, Olivier Delangre, Stephane Van Roy, Universite Libre de Bruxelles; Martine Lienard, Pierre Degauque, University of Lille; Philippe De Doncker, Universite Libre de Bruxelles

Posters & demos session

  1. A Study of Long Distance Traffic using the AODV Protocol in a Vehicular ad hoc network, Robin Pomplun, University of Freiburg; Amitava Datta, The University of Western Australia
  2. A Vehicular Ultra-Wideband Channel Model for Future Wireless Intra-Vehicle Communications (IVC) Systems, Weidong Xiang and Paul Richardson, University of Michigan- Dearborn
  3. Context-based Communications Dimensioning for Safety Applications in Wireless Vehicular Systems, Miguel Sepulcre, Javier Gozalvez, University Miguel Hernandez
  4. Cross-Layer Design for Packet Routing in Vehicular, Bernhard Wiegel, Yvonne Guenter, Hans Peter Großmann, University of Ulm
  5. Experiment on Hierarchical Transmission Scheme for Visible Light Communication using LED Traffic Light and High-Speed Camera, Shintaro Arai, Shohei Mase, Takaya Yamazato, Tomohiro Endo, Toshiaki Fujii, Masayuki Tanimoto, Nagoya University; Kiyosumi Kidono, Yoshikatsu Kimura, Yoshiki Ninomiya, Toyota Central R&D Labs
  6. Field Measurements of Vehicle to Roadside Communication Performance, Susan R Dickey, California PATH; Ching-ling Huang, Xu Guan, University of California Berkeley
  7. Improving Vehicle Diagnostics through Wireless Data Collection and Statistical Analysis, Mathias Johanson, Alkit Communications AB; Lennart Karlsson, Lulea University of Technology
  8. Medium Access Concept for VANETs based on Clustering, Yvonne Guenter, Bernhard Wiegel, Hans Peter Großmann, University of Ulm
  9. Optimum Pilot Placement for Chunk-Based OFDMA Uplink: Single Chunk Scenario, Hongju Liu, Yi Ma, Rahim Tafazolli, University of Surrey
  10. Performance Evaluation of the IEEE 802.11p WAVE Communication Standard, Stephan Eichler, Technische Universitaet Muenchen
  11. Prediction of Spatial Channel Impulse Responses for Time Variant Wireless Ad-hoc Networks using a 3D Ray Tracing Model with Radar Cross Section, Rene Wahl, Gerd Wolfle, AWE Communications GmbH, Robert Weigel, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg
  12. Residual Frequency Offset and Phase Compensation for OFDM Systems, Wonchae Kim, Donald C. Cox, Stanford University
  13. Test Environment Design for Wireless Vehicle Communications, Peter Lerchbaumer, Alejandro Ochoa, Halmstad University, Elisabeth Uhlemann, Volvo Technology Corporation  


  1. Communication systems for the next generation vehicle services, Hamid Menouar and Massimiliano Lenardi, HITACHI Europe
  2. REPOSIT simulator: Vehicle-to-Vehicle communications for road safety applications, Miguel Eduardo Gil Biraud and Jose Ignacio Herrero Zarzosa, GMV
  3. Simulating Realistic Mobility Patterns for Vehicular Networks with VanetMobiSim, Jérôme Härri (1), Marco Fiore (2), Fethi Filali (1) and Christian Bonnet (1), (1) Institut Eurécom, (2) Politecnico di Torino
  4. Demonstration of Recent Advances in Wireless Access in Vehicular Systems (WAVE), Weidong Xiang, University of Michigan, Dearborn
  5. Reconfigurable Testbed for Rapid Algorithm Development, Implementation, and Test, Jared Dulmage and Mike Fitz, University of California, Los Angeles
  6. A real-time testbed for heterogeneous wireless networks, Miguel López-Benítez, ?ukasz Budzisz, Anna Umbert, Nemanja Vuc(evic' and Francisco Bernardo, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
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