6th International Conference on MOBILe Wireless MiddleWARE, Operating Systems, and Applications

November 11–12, 2013 | Bologna, Italy

Mobilware 2013 – Final Program

November 11th, 2013

08:45-09:15 Registration

09:15-09:30 Welcome Message from the Organizing Committee

09:30-10:30 Keynote: Hans Einsiedler, “Challenges in Mobile Communication Regarding Current and Future Mobile Services, Applications, and Devices

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-12:30 Session 1: Mobile Clouds and Proxy-based Supports

  • “Handoff between Proxies in the Proxy-based Mobile Computing System”, Azade Khalaj, Hanan Lutfiyya
  • “Mobile, Collaborative Augmented Reality using Cloudlets”, Steven Bohez, Joeri De Turck, Tim Verbelen, Pieter Simoens, Bart Dhoedt
  • “Mobile Cloud Application Models Facilitated by the CPA”, Michael J. O’Sullivan, Dan Grigoras

12:30-13:30 Lunch

13:30-15:30 Session 2: Context Awareness

  • “3rd Party Geolocation Messaging: A Positioning Enabler Middleware for Realizing Context-aware Polling”, Mohamed Salem, Bersant Deva
  • “An Enhanced Density-based Clustering Algorithm for the Autonomous Indoor Localization”, Yaqian Xu, Rico Kusber, Klaus David
  • “Content Dissemination on Location-based Communities: a Comparative Analysis”, Elena Pagani, Gian Paolo Rossi
  • “Social-aware Differentiated Visibility of Home-to-Home Shared Resources in Spontaneous Networks”, Paolo Bellavista, Carlo Giannelli, Stefano Poli

15:30-16:00 Coffee Break

16:00-17:30 Session 3: Support Facilities and Middleware for Mobile Applications

  • “TagPix: Automatic Real-time Landscape Photo Tagging For Smartphones”, Hillol Debnath, Cristian Borcea
  • “A Natural Handwriting Algorithm for Tablets”, Kim Arvin S. Silvoza, Ryan A. Blonna, Rowel O. Atienza
  • “A Mobile-Based System for Content Delivery over SMS”, Mauro Ricardo da S. Teófilo, Daniel Risi, Vicente Ferreira Lucena Junior, Thomaz Philippe C. Silva, Luiz Carlos A. M. Cavalcanti

19:30-23:00 Gala Dinner @ Cantina Bentivoglio, via Mascarella, 4/B Bologna (suggested route from San Giovanni in Monte to Cantina Bentivoglio)  

November 12th, 2013

08:30-09:00 Registration

09:00-10:00 Keynote: Morris Chang, “Challenges and Opportunities of Mobile Device Security

10:00-10:30 Coffee Break

10:30-12:30 Session 4: Wireless Sensor Networks

  • “A Middleware Approach to Provide Security in IEEE 802.15.4 Wireless Sensor Networks”, Stefano Marchesani, Luigi Pomante, Marco Pugliese, Fortunato Santucci
  • “Energy Optimization Mechanism in Wireless Sensor Networks”, H. Aoudia, Y. Touati, A. Ali Cherif
  • “A Virtual Machine for the Insense Language”, Callum Cameron, Paul Harvey, Joseph Sventek
  • “The Mean-Variance Estimator Technique in Monitoring Applications using Mobile Agents over Wireless Sensor Networks", Marco Pugliese, Fortunato Santucci

12:30-13:30 Lunch

13:30-15:30 Session 5: Network Management

  • “Predicting User Mobility in Mobile Radio Networks to Proactively Anticipate Traffic Hotspots”, Sebastian Gondor, Abdulbaki Uzun, Till Rohrmann, Julian Tan, Robin Henniges
  • “A Coordinated Group Decision for Vertical Handovers in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks”, Mario Pink, Michael Sprejz, Hartmut Koenig
  • “Real-Time Video Quality Control For Multimedia Network”, Biao Jiang, Tarek Saadawi
  • “Maximization of Multi-Round Network Survivability under Considerations of the Defender’s Defensive Messaging Strategies”, Pei-Yu Chen, Frank Yeong-Sung Lin, I-Ju Shih

15:30-16:00 Coffee Break

16:00-17:30 Session 6: Internet of Things and Mobile Sensing

  • “Data sensing and dissemination framework for smart cities”, Atif Manzoor, Constantinos Patsakis, Mélanie Bouroche, Siobhàn Clarke, Vinny Cahill, Jessica McCarthy, Gabriel Mullarkey
  • “Mobility Pattern Prediction to Support Opportunistic Networking in Smart Cities”, Alessandro Morelli, Cesare Stefanelli, Mauro Tortonesi, Niranjan Suri
  • “Auction-Based Resource Allocation in Digital Ecosystems”, Moreno Marzolla, Stefano Ferretti, Gabriele D’Angelo

17:30-17:45 Best Paper Award, Concluding Remarks, and Presentation of Mobilware 2014