Broadband wireless access workshop, 12-13 September, 2007, Cardiff, Wales, GB



Collocated with NGMAST 2007

Thursday 13 September

09:00 – 10:00

Keynote by Max Riegel, Head of WiMax Standardisation, Nokia Siemens Networks

10:00 – 10:30

Coffee Break

10:30 – 12:35, Broadband wireless systems

Cross-layer Design for QoS-Adaptive Resource Management in Future Wireless Mobile Networks,
Zhong-Bin Qin (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, PRC); Geng-Sheng Kuo (National Chengchi University, TW) [Invited Paper]

An Enhanced Buffer Management Scheme for Multimedia Traffic in HSDPA,
Suleiman Y. Yerima, Khalid Al-Begain (Integrated Communications Research Centre, University of Glamorgan, UK)

Performance of Internet Services over the UMTS Enhanced Uplink,
Andreas Mader, Dirk Stahle, Christain Goswein (University of Wurzburg, Germany)

Multi-user Multi-service Random Access and Channel Assignment for mm Wavelength Uplink Broadband Wireless System,
Le Thanh Son, Torbjorn Ekman, and Pal Orten (University Graduate Center at Kjeller, Norway)

An All-IP heterogeneous wireless testbed for RAT selection and e2e QoS evaluation,
Lukasz Budzisz, Anna Umbert, Nemanja Vucevic, Francisco Bernardo (Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain)

12:35 – 14:00


14:00 – 15:15, Design of WiMax networks

A Framework for Resource Control in WiMAX Network,
Marco Castrucci (University of Rome "Sapienza", Italy); Nicola Ciulli (CPR (Consorzio Pisa Ricerche), Italy); Giada Landi (University of Pisa, Italy); Adrian Ichimescu (UPB, Romania); Ilaria Marchetti (University of Rome, Italy); Cristina Nardini (CRAT, Italy); Pedro Neves (Portugal Telecom Inovacao, Portugal) [Invited Paper]

Algorithms for the Automatic Design of WiMAX networks,
R. K. Taplin, D. M. Ryan, S. M. Allen, S. Hurley (Centre for Intelligent Network Design, Cardiff University, UK), N. J. Thomas (Radio Communications Research Unit, CCLRC, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, UK)

Adapter Implementation Between between Wimax Specific Layers and Network/Application Layers,
Tuomas Nissila (VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Finland); Jyrki Huusko (VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Finland); Ilkka Harjula (VTT Electronics, Finland)

15:15 – 15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-17:30, Performance and applications of broadband wireless systems

Comparative Study of the IEEE 802.16 Random Access Mechanisms,
Dirk Staehle, Rastin Pries (University of Wurzburg, Germany) [Invited Paper]

WiMAX for Emergency Services: An Empirical Evaluation,
Pedro Neves (Portugal Telecom Inovacao, Portugal), Paulo Simoes University of Aveiro , Alvaro Gomes (Portugal Telecom Inovacao, Portugal), Luis Mario (University of Aveiro, Portugal), Susana Sargento (University of Coimbra, Portugal), Francisco Fontes (Portugal Telecom Inovacao, Portugal), Edmundo Monteiro, Thomas Michael Bohnert (University of Coimbra, Portugal)

TCP Behaviour with Changes in Access Link Bandwidth and Delay During Vertical Handoffs,
Laila Daniel, Markku Kojo (University of Helsinki, Finland)

SIP-based Group Service Improvement in CDMA2000 Network,
Peng Yang (Hitachi(China) R&D Company, CN)

20:00 - 23:00

Conference Gala Dinner jointly with NGMAST’07