First International Conference on
Next-Generation Wireless Systems (ICNEWS’06)

2-4 January, 2006
Dhaka Sheraton Hotel, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Technically Co-Sponsored by IEEE Communications Society

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Conference Program
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Technical Sessions
Wireless Networking Track

WN01- Wireless LANs

Session Chair: Jamil Y. Khan, University of Newcastle, Australia

WN01-1: Integration of WWAN and WLAN in Hot-Spots
Steven Gordon, Vijay Garg, and Wan Gyu Lee
University of South Australia, Australia


WN01-2: Fast and Seamless Mobility in the Integrated Network of WLAN and WMAN
Mahbub Ahmed and Khaled Mahmud

North South University, Bangladesh


WN01-3: Fairness Studies of IEEE 802.11b DCF under Heavy Traffic Conditions
Nurul I. Sarkar

Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand


WN01-4: An Enhanced MAC Packet Scheduler for Next Generation Wireless IP Networks
Glenn Platt and Jamil Y. Khan

The University of Newcastle, Australia

WN01-5: Performance Analysis of IrBurst for Large Data Object Exchange over Infrared Links
Alam Mohammad Shah, Shawkat Shamim Ara, and Mitsuji Matsumoto

Waseda University, Japan

WN02- Wireless Ad Hoc Networks

Session Chair: Marco Chiani, University of Bologna, Italy

WN02-1: Enhanced Security of AODV Protocol in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
Abu Raihan Mostofa Kamal, Lutful Karim, Hafiz Md. Hasan Babu, and Md. Shariful Islam

Islamic Institute of Technology, Bangladesh


WN02-2: A Leader Election Algorithm for Mobile Ad hoc Networks with Intermittent Failures
S. M. Masum and A. A. Ali

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh


WN02-3: Design of an L-Exclusion Algorithm for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
S. M. Masum, A. A. Ali, and M. M. Akbar
Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh

WN02-4: Energy-Aware Multipath Routing in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks
M. M. Rashid, E. Hossain, and V. K. Bharagava 

University of British Columbia, Canada


WN02-5: GeRaF-H: Geographic Random Forwarding in Wireless Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks with Heterogeneous Power Nodes
A. Fallahi and E. Hossain

University of Manitoba, Canada

WN03- Wireless Sensor Networks

Session Chair: Ekram Hossain, University of Manitoba, Canada

WN03-1: Energy Efficient Routing for Highly Dense Sensor Networks Based on Residual Energy and Distance
M. M. Rashid, M. M. Alam, and C. S. Hong
Kyung Hee University, Korea


WN03-2:  QoS-Aware Routing for Sensor Networks Using Distance-Based 
Proportional Delay Differentiation (DPDD)
M. M. Alam, M. M. Rashid and C. S. Hong

Kyung Hee University, Korea


WN03-3: : A Max-Min Algorithm for Energy Efficient Routing in Wireless Sensor Network Using Charge Recovery Effect of Realistic Battery Model
Kumar Padmanabh1and Rajarshi Roy

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India


WN03-4: An Adaptive Energy Efficient Hierarchical Data Dissemination Architecture in Wireless Sensor Networks
Mohammad Abdur Rahim Mustafa, Quazi Ehsanul Kabir Mamun, and Hidenori Nakazato
Waseda University, Japan


WN03-5: Efficient Source Localisation in Wireless Sensor Networks Using a Minimum Number of Sensors
M. Ziaur Rahman, Laurence S. Dooley, and Gour C. Karmakar
Monash University, Australia


WN03-6: Routing Security in Sensor Network: HELLO Flood Attack and Defense
M. A. Hamid, M. M. Rashid, and C. S. Hong

Kyung Hee University, Korea

WN04- Next Generation Mobile Networks

Session Chair: Jamil Y. Khan, University of Newcastle, Australia

WN04-1: A Framework for Anycast Communication in Mobile IPv6 for Next-Generation Wireless Internet
Felix Johnny T and Naveen Gangadharan

Birla Institute of Technology and Science, India


WN04-2: (Layer 2 + Layer 3) Fast Handoff Mechanism for a Next Generation Three Layer Mobile IPv6 Networks
Iti Saha Misra and Sudipta Dey
Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India


WN04-3: A Mobile Gateway-based Architecture for Global Internet Connectivity Using Multiple Foreign Agents
Chen Wei and Mieso K. Denko
University of Guelph, Canada


WN04-4: Scenarios and Vertical Handover Strategies in Heterogeneous Networks Environment
Tansir Ahmed, Kyandoghere Kyamakya, and Markus Ludwig

Siemens AG, Germany


WN04-5: Context-Aware Decision Model for Vertical Handover in Heterogeneous Networks
Tansir Ahmed, Kyandoghere Kyamakya, and Markus Ludwig
Siemens AG, Germany


WN04-6: Adaptive Bandwidth Allocation in Cellular Mobile Networks under Markov Call Arrival Process and Phase-Type Channel Holding Time Distribution
D. Niyato and E. Hossain

University of Manitoba, Canada

WN05- 3G and Beyond 3G Wireless Networks

Session Chair: Khaled Mahmud, North South University, Bangladesh

 WN05-1: Adaptive Antenna Array based MT-controlled Three-Step Vertical Handoff Scheme for B3G Networks
M. Rubaiyat Kibria, Abbas Jamalipour, and Vinod Mirchandani
The University of Sydney, Australia


WN05-2: Reservation Based Adaptive Uplink Admission Control for WCDMA
Adbullah Al Muzahid, Ahmed Khurshid, and Md. Mostofa Akbar
Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh


WN05-3: Adaptive FEC and Hybrid-ARQ Mechanisms for Wireless Transmission of H.264 Video Coded Packets
T. M. Ali, M. Saquib, F. Chebil, and R. Kurceren
The University of Texas at Dallas, USA


WN05-4: A Comparative Study of Access Security in 3G Mobile Communications Systems
Irina Hossain and Syed Masud Mahmud
Wayne State University, USA


WN05-5: A Predictive Call Admission Control Framwork for Multiservice Cellular Mobile Networks

D. Niyato and E. Hossain

University of Manitoba, Canada


WN05-6: Overestimation of Bandwidth in TCP Westwood with Multiple Concurrent Flows
Nadim Parvez

University of Calgary, Canada

WN06- Applications and Services

Session Chair: Abdul Awal, North South University, Bangladesh

WN06-1: Using Wireless Sensor Networks with Mobile Networks for Acquiring Road Traffic Information
Quazi Ehsanul Kabir Mamun, Kazi Khaled Al-Zahid, and Hidenori Nakazato
Waseda University, Japan


WN06-2: I-Cartoon: An Avatar Video Messaging System for Wireless Networks
Cathy Sun, Peng Zhang, Juntao Ma, and Zhenghui Gui
Bell Labs Research, China


WN06-3: Enhancing Performance of Mobile Environment with Peer Oriented Caching
Narottam Chand, Ramesh Joshi, and Manoj Misra
Indian Institute of Tchnology, Roorke, India


WN06-4: A Novel Approach to Transactions in Wireless Sensor Networks
D. Janakiram, Wenonah Jaques, and Chitra Babu
Indian Institute of technology, Chennai, India


WN06-5: Privacy Preserving Services for Wireless Network Environments
Md. Nurul Huda, Eiji Kamioka, and Shigeki Yamada
National Institute of Informatics, Japan


WN06-6: A new Approach for Security in Internet Mobile Communications

Md. Rafiqul Islam and Morshed U. Choudhury

Deakin University, Australia

Wireless Communication Track

WC01- MIMO and OFDM Communications

Session Chair: Watcharapan Suwansantisuk, MIT

WC01-1: Real-time modeling and Analysis of an Acoustic MIMO Wireless System
Farhan Khalid

Department of Signal Processing Blekinge, Sweden


WC01-2: Impact of feedback delay on MIMO-OFDM System employing SVD
Fakhrul Alam

Massey University, New Zealand

WC01-3: Multi-Antenna Techniques for OFDM based WLAN
Mursalin Habib, Ayon Quayum, Fakhrul Alam, and Nazrul Islam 
Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh


WC01-4: Cyclic Delay Diversity with Space-Frequency Coding for OFDM Systems
M. Habib, A. Quayum, M. N. Islam, and F. Alam
Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh

WC01-5: A General Result on Hypergeometric Functions of Matrix Arguments and Applications to Wireless MIMO Communication

Marco Chiani, University of Bologna, ITALY, Moe Win and Hyundong Shin, MIT, USA

WC01-6: Asymptotic Statistics of the Capacity for Doubly Correlated MIMO Channels
Hyundong Shin, MIT, USA

WC02- Next Generation Wireless Communications

Session Chair: Mohammad Saquib, The University of Texas at Dallas

WC02-1: Terahertz Patch Antenna Arrays for Indoor Communications
M. Nazrul Islam and Martin Koch, Institut fr Hochfrequenztechnik, Germany

WC02-2: A Vertically Polarized Single Radiating Waveguide Broad-wall Transverse Slot Array with a Parasitic Dipolar Layer

M. G. Sarwar Hossain, K. Sakurai, Jiro Hirokawa, Makoto Ando 

Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

WC02-3: Improved Interleaver Design of Turbo Codes for the Next Generation Wireless Communications
Md. Ashraf Uddin Bhuiyan and Md. Shamsul Alam

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh


WC02-4: Multi-carrier Rate Allocation for Correlated Fading Channels with and without Delay Constraints
D. V. Djonin, Md. J. Hossain, and V. K. Bhargava

The University of British Columbia, Canada


WC02-5: Technology Roadmap for Power Amplifiers for Wireless Systems
Hafizur Rahman et al., Infineon Technology, USA


WC03-Performance Analysis of Wireless Communications Systems

Session Chair: Fakhrul Alam, Massey University, New Zealand  

WC03-1: Saddlepoint Approximation to the Outage Capacity of MIMO Channels

Hyundong Shin and Moe Z. Win, MIT, USA,
Jae Hong Lee, Seoul National University, KOREA



WC03-2: Simple Method for Performance Evaluation of DS-CDMA Over Multipath Channels Equipped With Selective Rake Receiver
Mohammad Azizur Rahman, Shigenobu Sasaki, Jie Zhou, and Hisakazu Kikuchi
Niigata University, Japan


WC03-3: Simulation of Improved Jakes Model
Sheetal Jagdale, Tabassum Sikilkar, Shobha Krishnan, and R. K. Kulkarni
V.E.S. Institute of Technology
Sindhi Society, Chembur, Mumbai, India


WC03-4: On Multirate DS-CDMA Scheme with Performance Evaluation Using Simulation
Meenal M. Tamhankar, Ameya K. Naik, Jayshree M. Kundargi, K. J. Somaiya
College of Engineering, Mumbai, India,


WC03-5: Broadband Beam forming Techniques by Tapped Delay Line Filters and its Applications to Next Generation Mobile Communications Systems
Md. Anwar Hossain and Poompat Saengudomlet
Department of ICT and Telecommunication SAT, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand   


WC03-6: Rake Subset Diversity in the Presence of Non-Ideal Channel Estimation

Wesley M. Gifford, Watcharapan Suwansantisuk and Moe Z. Win, MIT, USA

Business Track

BS01-Wireless Technology for Developing Countries

Session Chair: Abu Sayeed, On Air Solutions, Inc., USA

BS01-1:  Wireless Mesh Networks: The Promise of Outdoor Wi-Fi in Developing Countries 
Shahriar Rahman, Mahbubul Alam, Cisco Systems, Inc., USA

BS01-2: The Importance of WiMAX in Emerging Economies
Oliver C. Ibe and Faize Jamil
University of Massachusetts, USA


BS01-3: Wireless Internet: Bridging the Distance over Air in Developing Countries
Shahriar Rahman, Cisco Systems and Miftahur Rahman

North South University, Bangladesh

BS01-4: Ten Practical Applications of RFID for Bangladesh
Mostafizur Rahman and Abu Sayeed

On Air Solutions, Inc., USA


BS01-5: Wireless Navigation System for Riverine Transportations: Improved Communications and Effective Management 
Md. Abdur Rahman and Kazi M. Ahmed
Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand

BS02-“Wireless”-Based ICT Infrastructure for Bangladesh: Prospects and Issues

 Session Chair: Sam Mohsinuddin, NOKIA, USA


BS02-1: A Framework for Providing E-Services to the Rural Areas Using 
Wireless Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks
Al-Sakib Khan Pathan, Humayun Kadir Islam, Sabit Anjum Sayeed, 
Farruk Ahmed, and Choong Seon Hong

Kyung Hee University, Korea


BS02-2: ICT Based Sustainable Rural Business Opportunities in Developing Countries: A Wireless-Networked Approach 
Md. Abdur Rahman1, Mohammad Upal Mahfuz, Kazi M. Ahmed, and R.M.A.P. Rajatheva

Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand


BS02-3: Agricultural e-Commerce for Marginalized Communities: An Effective Utilization of ICTfor Bangladesh
Md. Abdur Rahman, Abul Hasanat, Md. Rezaul Karim, Shamim 
Akhter, Afroza Nahar, Kazi M. Ahmed, and R.M.A.P. Rajatheva
Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand


BS02-4: E-Governace for overall development by empowering disadvantaged communities
Md. Abdur Rahman, Abul Hasnat Md. Rezaul Karim, Kazi M. Ahmed, and R. M. A. P. Rajatheva

Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand

BS02-5: Analyzing E-Governance Models and Proposing a New Model
(Comparative Decisive Flow Model) for E-Government in Bangladesh
Abul Hasanat Md. Rezaul Karim1, R. M. A Premanandana Rajatheva,
Kazi Mahmuda Akhter, Md. Abdur Rahman, and Kazi M. Ahmed
Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand


BS03-Applications, Services, and Development of Wireless Telecommunications Systems

Session Chair: Faize Jamil, University of Massachusetts, USA

BS03-1: Automation of Utility Bill Payment Using Telecom
Md. Kamrul Islam, Md. Hasanul Ferdaus, and Md. Sazzadur Rahman
Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh


BS03-2: Development of Bangladesh through Women Employment by Using ICT 
Abul Hasanat Md. Rezaul Karim, R. M. A Premanandana Rajatheva, 
Kazi Mahmuda Akhter, Kazi M. Ahmed, and Mohammad Manirul Islam
Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand


BS03-3:  Working on Hardcopy Map for Quality Microwave Link Design
Mohammad Refaul Karim and Muhammad El Suhairi

BS03-4: Network topology - A Strategy to Design Good Access Transmission Network
Muhammad El Suhairi and Mohammad Refaul Karim


BS03-5: Strategies for E-Exam Infrastructure in Developing Countries: A Perspective of Bangladesh
Md. Abdur Rahman, Mohammad Upal Mahfuz, and Kazi M. Ahmed

Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand

Poster Session

Session Chair: Irina Hossain, Wayne State University, USA


PS01-1: On the Impact of Signaling on Lifetime of Wireless Ad Hoc Network
Chowdhury M. M. Rahman and Riku Jäntti


PS01-2: A Localized Queuing Based Router-Centric Approach to Congestion
Avoidance And Recovery For Connectionless Datagram Service
Mohammad Abdul Hadi Bhuiyan and Kaushik Deb


PS01-3: Simulation Study and Practical Implementation of Quality of Service Parameters in MANet
Mohammed Sadique Murshid, Nasrin Sultana, Syed Riad Siddique, and 
Anika Aziz

Dhaka University, Bangladesh


PS01-4: Hierarchical Numbering Based Routing Protocol for Wireless Ad Hoc Networks
Md. Yusuf Sarwar Uddin, Mohammad Ashiqur Rahman, Md. Mostofa Akbar

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh  

PS01-5: Performance Comparison of Unicast Routing Protocols for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks in Dense Network Configurations

Muhammad Towhid Hussain, A.H. M. Ashfak Habib, and Md. Tazul Islam

Chittagong University of Engr. & Tech., Bangladesh


PS01-6: Sniffer for Detecting Lost Mobile Phone

K. Bharath Kumar, International Institute of Information Technology

Pune, India