List of Accepted papers in NGMAST08 and all Workshops (FMN08, WMS08, NGNOPS)


International Conference and Exhibition on Next Generation Mobile Applications, Services, and Technologies - NGMAST 2008




A SIP Application Router for Presence-Driven Composition of IMS Services                   

Juan Miguel Espinosa Carlin (RWTH Aachen University, DE); Dirk Thissen (RWTH Aachen University, DE)



Web Spam Combating By Combining TrustRank and Anti-TrustRank

Samriti Gupta (PEC Chandigarh,INDIA, IN)



fairCASH: Concepts and Framework

Yen Choon Ching (University of Kiel, DE); Heinz Kreft (University of Kiel, DE)



Modeling, Controlling and Adapting Realtime Service Compositions

Heiko Pfeffer (TU Berlin / Fraunhofer FOKUS, DE)



Enhanced Object Tracking with Received Signal Strength using Kalman Filter in Sensor Networks

Ali Pooyafard (University of Tehran, IR); Ali Olfat (University of Tehran, IR); Mahdy Nabaee (University of Tehran, IR)



 Turbo Codes with Internal Pilot Insertion

Abdulkareem Kadhim (Nahrain University, Baghdad, Iraq, IQ); Ahmed Hamad (Engineering College, Babylon University, Iraq, IQ)



New Approach to Closed-Loop Power Control in Cellular CDMA Systems under Multipath Fading

Hamed Saghaei (Shahed University, IR); Babak Seyfe (King's College, IR)



Fixed Mobile Convergence: A self-Aware QoS Architecture for Converging WiMAX and GEPON Access Networks

Brownson Obele (Information and Communications University, KR); Minho Kang (Information and Communications University, KR)



Key Distribution Framework for a Mobile Agent Platform

Leila Ismail (UAE University, AE)



Interconnecting P2PSIP and IMS

Jani Hautakorpi (Ericsson, FI); Arturo Salinas (Ericsson, FI); Erkki Harjula (University of Oulu, FI); Mika Ylianttila (University of Oulu, FI)



 ICT-based Learning – More Freedom, More Negative Side-effects?

 Xinhao Xu (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, CN)



 Proper Virtual Private Network (VPN) Solution

Ahmed Jaha (Higher Institute of Industry, Misurata - Libya, LY)



Mobile Content Sharing Utilizing the Home Infrastructure

Petros Belimpasakis (Nokia Research Center, FI); Shahzad Awan (University of Tampere, FI); Eleni Berki (University of Tampere, FI)



A Novel Mechanism to Select Better Multi-homed MIPv6 Network

Zina Jerjees (Brunel University, UK)



IMS 2.0 Service Architecture

Menuka Jain (France Telecom, UK); Maria Prokopi (France Teleco, UK)



QoS-enabled Information Transport: Yet Another Operator Service

Antonio Cuevas Casado (Universität Stuttgart, DE); Jose Ignacio Moreno (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, ES); Rui Aguiar (University of Aveiro, PT)



Real-time Multi-user Transcoding For Push To Talk Over Cellular

Stephane Coulombe (Ecole de technologie supérieure, CA)



Investigation into GPRS Transmission Employing Switched Beam Antenna at Mobile Station

Monthippa Uthansakul (Suranaree University of Technology, TH)



Public Safety Communication using Commercial Cellular Technology

Rolf Blom (Ericsson AB, SE); Peter de Bruin (Ericsson AB, SE); Jesper Eman (Ericsson AB, SE); Mats Folke (Ericsson AB, SE); Hans Hannu (Ericsson AB, SE); Mats Naslund (Ericsson Research, SE); Marika Stålnacke (Ericsson AB, SE); Per Synnergren (Ericsson AB, SE)



Charging for Multi-Grade Services in the IP Multimedia Subsystem

May El Barachi (Concordia University, CA); Roch Glitho (Ericsson Canada, CA); Rachida Dssouli (Concordia University, CA)



Transmission Delay Reduction in IMS by Re-registration procedure modification

Reza Farahbakhsh (University of Isfahan, IR); Marzieh Varposhti (university of Isfahan, IR); Naser Movahhedinia (University of Isfahan, IR)



Propagation effects in WiMAX Systems

Sharmini Enoch (University of Glamorgan, UK)



A Technical Framework for Designing Wireless Sensor Networks for Agricultural Monitoring in Developing Regions

Jaafar Elmirghani (University of Leeds, UK); Amar Kabashi (University of Leeds, UK)



Performance Comparison of Polling Mechanisms in IEEE 802.16 Networks

Fei YIN (LIP6, University of Paris 6, FR)



A Novel WLAN Positioning Technique Employing Time Delay of Successful Transmission

Peerapong Uthansakul (Suranaree University of Technology, TH); Monthippa Uthansakul (Suranaree University of Technology, TH)



P2P-SIP in Mobile and Highly Volatile Environments

Adetola Oredope (University of Essex, UK); Antonio Liotta (University of Essex, UK); Jason Morphett (British, UK); Ivan Roper (British Telecommunications (BT), UK)



User Centered Mobile Applications

Luis Angel Galindo (Telefonica España, ES); Joaquin Salvachua (Techincal University of Madrid, ES)



Partially Decentralised Context Management for P2P Communities

Jani Pellikka (University of Oulu, FI)



Personalization for Location-Based E-Learning

Rui Zhou (University of Freiburg, DE)



Phone-controlled Delivery of NGN Services into Residential Environments

Andreas Fasbender (Ericsson, DE); Stefan Hoferer (RWTH Aachen, DE); Martin Gerdes (Ericsson, DE); Takeshi Matsumura (Ericsson, JP); Andreas Häber (University of Agder, NO); Frank Reichert (University of Agder, NO)



SITUMET: Situation-based meteorological services

Michael Klafft (Fraunhofer ISST, DE); Daniela Knorr (Meteomedia GmbH, AT); Ulrich Meissen (Fraunhofer ISST Berlin, DE); Manfred Spatzierer (Meteomedia GmbH, AT); Agnes Voisard (Fraunhofer ISST Berlin, DE)



Adaptive Context Transfer Scheme for Fast Handoff in Proxy Mobile IPv6

Jaejong Baek (University of Yonsei, KR); JooSeok Song (University of Yonsei, KR)



Intelligent MANET Routing Protocol Selector

Thafer Sulaiman (Brunel University, UK); Maysam Abbod (Brunel University, UK); Hamed Al-Raweshidy (University of Brunel, UK)



Admission Control in IP Multicast over Heterogeneous Access Networks

Pedro Santos (Portugal Telecom Inovação, PT); Antonio Pinto (INESC Porto, PT); Manuel Ricardo (INESC Porto, PT); Francisco Fontes (Portugal Telecom Inovacao, PT); Teresa Almeida (IT Aveiro, PT)



A Dynamic Buffer Management Scheme for End-to-End QoS Enhancement of Multi-flow Services in HSDPA

Suleiman Yerima, Khalid Al-Begain (University of Glamorgan, UK)



Significant Location Identification Based on User Behavior Modeling

Onoriu Bradeanu (MobiFon S.A., RO); Doru-Petru Munteanu (Military Technical Academy, RO)



Mobile Situation-aware Task Recommendation Application

Doreen Cheng (Samsung Information Systems America, US); Henry Song (Samsung Electronics R&D Center, US); Hyuk Cho (University of Texas at Austin, US); Sangoh Jeong (Samsung Information Systems America, US); Swaroop Kalasapur (Samsung R&D, US); Alan Messer (Samsung Electronics, US)



Palpatine: a P2MP IMS Video Share architecture and implementation

Luis Lopez (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, ES); Micael Gallego Carrillo (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, ES); Jose Maria Recio Pelaez (Solaiemes S.L., ES); Javier López Fernández (Solaiemes S.L., ES)



Adding Reliability of Broadcast Methods in Vehicular Ad hoc Networks

Samaneh Khakbaz (IUST, IQ)



A Reliable Broadcast Method for Vehicular Ad hoc Networks Considering Fragmentation and Intersection Problems

Samaneh Khakbaz (IUST, IQ)



 Modeling of Rating Function of Online Charging System in 3GPP IP Multimedia System (IMS) Environment

Hanane Oumina (University Pars 6 of Paris, FR)



1569126823 Optimizing Energy Consumption of Mobile Nodes in Heterogeneous Kademlia-based Distributed Hash Tables

Imre Kelényi (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, HU); Jukka Nurminen (Nokia Research Center, FI)



Cost Control in Service Composition Environments

Joerg Niemoeller (Ericsson Corporate Research, DE); Roman Levenshteyn (Ericsson, DE); Ioannis Fikouras (Ericsson, DE)



A Generic Framework for Resource Scheduling in Personal Mobile Grids based on Honeybee Colony

Heba Kurdi (Brunel University, UK); Maozhen Li (Brunel University, UK); Hamed Al-Raweshidy (University of Brunel, UK)



Evaluating Time Diversity Performance on an On-Board Processing Satellite to Earth Station Downlink

Kufre Udofia (University of Glamorgan, UK)



A Proactive and Distributed QoS Negotiation Approach for Heterogeneous Environments: an Evaluation of QoS Signalling Overhead

Anis Zouari (France telecom R&D, FR); Lucian Suciu (France Télécom R&D, FR); Jean-Marie Bonnin (ENST Bretagne, FR); Karine Guillouard (France Telecom R&D, FR)



Energy Consumption of Mobile YouTube: Quantitative Measurement and Analysis

Yu Xiao (Helsinki University of Technology, FI); Ramya Sri Kalyanaraman (Helsinki University of Technology, FI); Antti Ylä-Jääski (Helsinki University of Technology, FI)



A Model Based RL Admission Control Algorithm for Next Generation Networks

Silvano Mignanti (University of Rome "Sapienza", IT); Alessandro Di Giorgio (University of Rome "Sapienza", IT); Vincenzo Suraci (University of Rome "La Sapienza", IT)



Mobile Learning against Forgetting

Yuan Miao (Victoria University, AU)



Error Corrected Rectangulation Method for Location Determination of Mobile in GSM Network

Muhammad Imran Razzak (Federal Urdu Univerity of Arts, Science and Technology,Islamabad,Pakistan, PK)



WIMS 2.0, converging IMS and Web 2.0. Designing REST APIs for the exposure of session-based IMS capabilities

David Lozano (Telefonica I+D, ES); Luis Angel Galindo (Telefonica España, ES); Luis García (HI Iberia, ES)



Experiments in ubiquitous computing for communities of practice using learning resources

 Sarra Kaddouci (University of Lille 1, FR); Amel Bouzeghoub (Telecom Sud Paris, FR); Pierre-André Caron (LIFL, Université Lille 1, FR); Claire Lecocq (Telecom Sud Paris, FR); Xavier Le Pallec (LIFL, Université Lille 1, FR); François-Julien Ritaine (LIFL, Université Lille 1, FR); José Rouillard (LIFL, Université Lille 1, FR)



A view-based approach for semantic service descriptions

Carsten Jacob (Fraunhofer FOKUS, DE); Heiko Pfeffer (TU Berlin / Fraunhofer FOKUS, DE); Stephan Steglich (TU Berlin / Fraunhofer FOKUS, DE)



Advanced WiMAX Adapter to Serve Adaptive Applications/Processes in Converged Manner

Tuomas Nissilä (VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, FI); Kostas Pentikousis (VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, FI); Ilkka Harjula (VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, FI); Jyrki Huusko (VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, FI); Marcos Katz (VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, FI)



Congestion Control and Adaptive Retransmission for Multimedia Streaming over Wireless Networks

Kamal Singh (IRISA/INRIA Rennes, FR); Arpad Huszak (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, HU); David Ros (TELECOM Bretagne, FR); César Viho (University of Rennes I, FR); Jeney Gabor (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, HU)



7DS - A Modular Platform to Develop Mobile Disruption-tolerant Applications

Arezu Moghadam (Columbia University, US); Suman Srinivasan (Columbia University, US); Henning Schulzrinne (Columbia University, US)



A Multi-facet Requirement Assessment of Customer-Oriented Mobile Tourism Services

Chien-Chih Yu (National ChengChi University, TW); Hsiao-ping Chang (National Chengchi University, TW)



NETQOS Policy Management Architecture for flexible QoS Provisioning in Future Internet

Ilka Miloucheva (Fraunhofer Institute, DE)



Pivot: Automatically Offering Information and Services to Real-World Shoppers

Nathan Nichols (Northwestern University, US); Kristian Hammond (Northwester University, US); Larry Birnbaum (Northwestern University, US); Lisa Gandy (Northwestern University, US)



Delivering Services to Residential Appliances by utilizing Remote Resource Awareness

Andreas Häber (University of Agder, NO); Martin Gerdes (Ericsson, DE); Frank Reichert (University of Agder, NO); Andreas Fasbender (Ericsson, DE); Ram Kumar (University of Agder, NO)



Simple Mobile Services for IMS

Stefano Salsano (University of Rome "Tor Vergata", IT); Andrea Polidoro (University of Roma "Tor Vergata", IT); Giovanni Bartolomeo (Universita di Roma "Tor Vergata", IT)



Studies on a Next Generation Access Technology using Radio over Free-Space Optic Links

Kamugisha Kazaura (Waseda University, JP); Dat Pham (Waseda University, JP); Mohammad Shah Alam (Waseda University, JP); Toshiji Suzuki (Engineering, JP); Kazuhiko Wakamori (Engineering, JP); Mitsuji Matsumoto (Waseda University, JP); Takeshi Higashino (Osaka University, JP); Katsutoshi Tsukamoto (Osaka University, JP); Shozo Komaki (Osaka University, JP)



Restoration of the RET Phase Function Signal using Deconvolution

Huajian Cui ; Jürgen Richter (University of Glamorgan, UK)



An ANFIS-based Hybrid Video Quality Prediction Model for Video Streaming over Wireless Networks

Asiya Khan (University of Plymouth, UK); Lingfen Sun (University of Plymouth, UK); Emmanuel Ifeachor (University of Plymouth, UK)



Mix-Data path for 5G Mobile Multimedia

Xichun Li (University of Malaya, MY)



Fast MIP Handover Amelioration in Wireless Network by Cross-layer Solution

Anne Wei (Université Parix XII, FR)



Enterprise Communications Platform Support for Integrated Location-Based Applications            

John Buford (Avaya Labs Research, US); Xiaotao Wu (Avaya Labs Research, US); Ratan Bajpai (Avaya Labs Research, US); Venkatesh Krishnaswamy (Avaya Labs Research, US)



GenXfon: Design and Implementation of an Ubiquitous SIP Video Client

Alhad Kuwadekar, Chitra Balakrishna, Khalid Al-Begain (University of Glamorgan, UK)


IEEE International Workshop on Future Multimedia Networking – FMN2008



User Centric Media of the Future Internet

Janko Calic; Petros Daras; Nick Achilleopoulos; Marianna Panebarco; Oscar Mayora; Peter Stollenmayer; Doug Williams; Tim Pennick; Nadia Magnenat- Thalmann; Carmen Guerrero; Michiel Pelt; Tim McGrath; Eugenia Fuenmayor; Nikolaos Papaoulakis; Federico Alvarez; Elias Kalapanidas; Alex Shani; Jean-Yves Le Moine



Enhancing the Serviceability and the Availability of IMS-Based Multimedia Services: Avoiding Core Service Failures 

Mohamed Boucadair (France Telecom R&D, FR); Pierrick Morand (France Telecom, FR); Isabel Borges (Portugal Telecom, PT); Marco Tomsu (Bell Labs Alcatel Lucent, DE)



Wireless Multicast Cross-Layer Framework for Rate Allocation: Protocol Design            

Amr Mohamed (Univ. British Columbia, CA); Hussein Alnuweiri (Texas A&M University, Qatar, QA)


1569125317         Performance Analysis of End System Multicast         

Syed Rizvi (University of Bridgeport, US); Aasia Riasat (Institute of Business Management, PK)



Application-level QoS : Improving Video Conferencing Quality through Sending the Best Packet Next         

Ian McDonald (University of Waikato, NZ); Richard Nelson (University of Waikato, NZ)



On the Quality of Experience of SopCast      

Benny Fallica (Delft University of Technology, NL); Yue Lu (Technology University of Delft, NL); Fernando Kuipers (Delft University of Technology, NL); Robert Kooij (TNO ICT, NL); Piet Van Mieghem (Delft University of Technology, NL)



Playback delay in mesh-based peer-to-peer systems with random packet forwarding     

Viktoria Fodor (KTH, SE); Ilias Chatzidrossos (KTH, Royal Institute of Technology, SE)



Continuous Scheduling for Data-Driven Peer-to-Peer Streaming             

Jyrki Akkanen (Nokia Research Center, FI)



Fast Frame-Based Scene Change Detection in the Compressed Domain for MPEG-4 Video              

Jens Brandt (Technische Universität Braunschweig, DE); Jens Trotzky (TU Braunschweig, IBR, DE); Lars Wolf (Technische Universität Braunschweig, DE)



Enabling Global Multimedia Distributed Services based on Hierarchical DHT Overlay Networks

Isaias Martinez-Yelmo (University Carlos III of Madrid, ES); Alex Bikfalvi (IMDEA Networks, ES); Carmen Guerrero (Universidad Carlos III Madrid, ES); Rubén Cuevas Rumín (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, ES); Andreas Mauthe (Lancaster University, UK)



Cross-Layer Joint Optimization of FEC Channel Codes and Multiple Description Coding for Video Delivery over IEEE 802.11e Links                

Simone Milani (University of Padova, IT); Giancarlo Calvagno (University of Padova, IT); Riccardo Bernardini (University of Udine, IT); Pamela Zontone (University of Udine, IT)



A Utility-based QoS Model for Future Multimedia Applications             

Mu Mu (Lancaster University, UK); Andreas Mauthe (Lancaster University, UK); Francisco Garcia (Agilent, UK)



DVC Based Stereoscopic Video Transmission in a Mobile Communication System          

Anil Fernando (Centre for Communications Research, University of Surrey, UK)



Influence of Routing Protocol on VoIP Quality Performance in Wireless Mesh Network Simulation

Arlen Nascimento (Federal University of Amazonas, BR); Saulo Queiroz (Federal University of Amazonas, BR); Edjair Mota (Federal University of Amazonas, BR)



Towards Seamless Handovers in SSM Source Mobility - An Evaluation of the Tree Morphing Protocol      

Olaf Christ (HAW Hamburg , DE); Thomas Schmidt (HAW Hamburg (DE), DE); Matthias Wählisch (HAW Hamburg & link-lab, DE)



A Novel Quality of Service Assessment of Multimedia Traffic over Wireless Ad Hoc Networks   

Yazeed Alsbou (Mu'tah University, JO)



Cost Efficient Media Streaming Algorithms for Rate-dependent Pricing Strategies in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks       

Ahmed Zahran (University College Cork, IE); Cormac Sreenan (University College Cork, IE)



Data Availability in P2P Streaming Systems                

Husam Alustwani (University of Franche-Comté, FR); Jacques Bahi (University of Franche-Comté, FR); Ahmed Mostefaoui (University of Franche-Comté, FR)



Multi-component Teleservice Model for Multimedia Applications       

Omar Alani (University of Leeds, UK); Rashid Mehmood (Swansea University, UK)



A Case for Hybrid Content Distribution for Interactive Video-on-Demand           

Andrew MacQuire (Lancaster University, UK); Andrew Brampton (Lancaster University, UK); Michael Fry (The University of Sydney, AU); Nicholas Race (Lancaster University, UK); Laurent Mathy (Lancaster University, UK)


International Workshop on Wireless and Mobile Security - WMS 2008



Identification of Feature Denial of Services

Rui Crespo (Technical University of Lisbon, PT)



Solutions to the GSM Security Weaknesses

Mohsen Toorani (Iran University of Science and Technology, IR); Ali Asghar Beheshti (Iran University of Science and Technology, IR)



Performance Evaluation for Remote Access VPNs on Windows Server 2003

Ahmed Jaha (Higher Institute of Industry, Misurata - Libya, LY)



Cryptographic Spread Spectrum Relay Communication

Zahoor Ahmed (ENSIL University of Limoges France, FR); Jean-Pierre Cances (XLIM, FR)



Image Encryption using optimized AES-CBC

Razvi Doomun (University of Mauritius, MU); Jay Domah (University of Mauritius, MU); Sundeep Tengur (University of Mauritius, MU)



A Simulation Analysis of Routing Misbehaviour in Mobile Ad hoc Networks    

Abdelaziz Babakhouya (CERIST Center of Research, Algiers, Algeria. University of Bejaia , Algeria, DZ); Yacine Challal (Compiegne University of Technology, Heudiasyc lab., FR); Abdelmadjid Bouabdallah (Universite de Technologie - Compiegne, FR)



S3H: A Secure, Seamless and Soft Handover between WiMAX and 3G Networks

Ayesha Altaf (National University of Science and Technology (NUST), PK); Faiza Iqbal (National University of Science and Technology, PK); Muhammad Javed (National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan, PK)



Mobility management with OLSR protocol for fourth generation (4G) mobile networks

Shabnam Jazayeri (Iran University of Science and Technology, IR)



Future Transport and Internet Technologies

Eduard Babulak (Fairleigh Dickinson University - Vancouver, CA)


Cognitive Spectrum and its Security Issues

S. Arkoulis; L. Katatzopoulos; C. Delakouridis, G Marias (Athens University of Economics and Business, GR)



IEEE Workshop on Next Generation Networks Open Platforms and Services – NGNOPS2008



Open Source Web Application Development Stack for Symbian-based Mobile Phones

 Johan Wikman (Nokia Research Center, FI); Jukka Nurminen (Nokia Research Center, FI)



 Towards a Capability Repository For Java-ME enabled Devices

Fatima Elsayed (University of Glamorgan, UK)



CAPgets: Mobile Web Runtime Environment for Community Applications

David Linner (Fraunhofer Institute FOKUS, DE)



Deploying Open Source IP Telephony in Rural Environments

Lambros Lambrinos (Cyprus University of Technology, CY)



Embracing Open Source Methods for the Standardisation of NGN Services and Enablers

Catherine Mulligan (University of Cambridge, UK)



JAIN SLEE and Sip-Servlets Interoperability with Mobicents Communication Platform

Jean Deruelle (Individual, FR)



Enhanced SIP for Reducing IMS Delay under WiFi-to-UMTS Handover Scenario

Hoyeon Lee (Dongguk University, KR)