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Technical Program | Poster Session


May 11-14, 2008

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Technical Program

Day 0, Sunday May 11

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Dinner

Day 1, Monday May 12

8:00 am - 9:00 am Plenary: Broadband Cellular Design: Lessons Learned - Dr. Alexei Gorokhov (Qualcomm)
9:00 am - 9:30 am Break with Continental Breakfast
9:30 am - 12:15 pm Session: Feedback, Channel State Information, and Overhead
Chair: Michael Honig (Northwestern)
"Limited Feedback for OFDM Cellular Systems: WiMAX, LTE, and Beyond," T. Thomas (Motorola)
"Channel Feedback for Multiuser MIMO Downlink Channels," N. Jindal (U Minnesota)
"Limited Feedback of Channel State and Receiver State," D. Guo (Northwestern)
"Compressing MIMO OFDM channel responses: A signal-theoretic approach," G. Wunder (TU Berlin)
"Limited Feedback Beamforming with Delay: Theory and Practice," R. Heath (UT Austin)
12:15 pm - 3:00 pm Lunch and Free Time
3:00 pm - 5:45 pm Session: Cognitive Radio and Dynamic Spectrum Access
co-chairs: Vahid Tarokh (Harvard) and Qing Zhao (UC Davis)
"Motorola's Vision of Cognitive Radios," B. O'Dea (Motorola Research)
"An Incumbent Operator's View of Cognitive Radios," S. Mangold (SwissCom)
"Fundamental Limits in Cognitive Radios," A. Sahai (UC Berkeley)
"Distributed Interference Pricing for Spectrum Sharing," R. Berry (Northwestern)
"Cognitive Radio: Interference Mitigation and Fading Channels," P. Mitran (Waterloo)
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Panel: Effective Communications between the Theory and Practice of Communications Systems
Chair: Arogyaswami J. Paulraj (Stanford)
Ted Rappaport (UT Austin)
Bob O'Dea (Motorola)
Helmut Bölcskei (ETH)
Alexei Gorokhov (Qualcomm)
Tarik Muharemovic (Texas Instruments)
7:15 pm - 8:45 pm Poster Session and Dinner

Day 2, Tuesday May 13

8:00 am - 9:00 am Plenary: "Recent Results on the Effects of Imperfect Channel State Information" - Prof. Larry Milstein (UC San Diego)
9:00 am - 9:30 am Break with Continental Breakfast
9:30 am - 12:15 pm Session: Ad Hoc Network Capacity and Network Information Theory
Co-Chairs: Andrea Goldsmith (Stanford) and Jeff Andrews (UT Austin)
"Conflicting Agendas: Technology vs. Privacy in the Development and Use of Embedded Sensor Networks," S. Wicker (Cornell)
"Evolution of Wireless Data Rates and Technologies," S. Sandhu (Intel)
"The Geometry of Ad Hoc Networks and Its Impact on Performance," M. Haenggi (Notre Dame)
"Cooperative Interference Management: The Role of Cognitive Relaying," E. Erkip (Poly)
"Feedback in Networks via Two-way Channels," A. Sabharwal (Rice)
12:15 pm - 3:00 pm Lunch and Free Time
3:00 pm - 5:45 pm Session: Two-Way Communication in Networks
Co-Chairs: Ashutosh Sabharwal (Rice) and Holger Boche (TU Berlin)
"Recent Results on Two-Way Communications with Relays," A. Yener (Penn State)
"Distributed Transmit Diversity in Relay Networks," H. Bolcskei (ETH Zurich)
"Avoiding Collisions and Recruiting Cooperative Nodes in Ad Hoc Networks," A. Scaglione (Cornell)
"Cooperative Beamforming," H. V. Poor (Princeton)
"Anonymous Networking: Information and Network Theoretic Approaches," L. Tong (Cornell)
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Panel: Communication Theory and Ad hoc Networks
Chair: Ananthram Swami (ARL)
J. Christopher Ramming (ex-DARPA)
Anna Scaglione (Cornell)
Massimo Franceschetti (UCSD)
Sanjay Shakkotai (UT-Austin)
7:00 pm - 7:15 pm Communication Theory Meeting
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Banquet (plated dinner) and Live Band, Sponsored by Qualcomm

Day 3, Wednesday May 14

8:00 am - 9:00 am Plenary: "On the Theory of Combinatorial Auctions and the Sale of Wireless Spectrum" - Prof. Bruce Hajek (UIUC)
9:00 am - 9:30 am Break with Continental Breakfast
9:30 am - 12:15 pm Session: Security, Communication, and Information Theory
Chair: Hesham El Gamal (Ohio State)
"Physical Layer Security in Wireless Networks: Some Recent Results," H. V. Poor (Princeton)
"On the Wireless-Tap Channel," G. Wornell (MIT)
"Exploiting Multipath For Wireless Security," Akbar Sayeed (Wisconsin)
"Primitives for Physical Trust," A. Arora (OSU)
12:15 pm Conference concludes

Poster Session

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