Second International Workshop Networking with Ultra Wide Band

Workshop on Ultra Wide Band for Sensor Networks

Rome, July 4-6, 2005


Schedule of the Workshop

The registration desk will be open: July 4, from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM; July 5, from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM; July 6, from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM.


July 4, 2005

8:00 — Opening of the Registration Desk.

9:00/13:30 — Half-Day Tutorial Session.


Ultra Wide Band Radio in Distributed Wireless Networks

instructor: Dr. Guerino Giancola (University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy)


July 5, 2005

8:30 — Opening of the Workshop

9:00 — Invited Talk 1.


Energy-aware and Link-adaptive Routing Metrics for Ultra Wideband Sensor Networks.

speaker: Prof. Branimir Vojcic (George Washington University)

10:00 — Coffee break.

10:30 — Invited Talk 2.


Platform-based Design of Wireless Sensor Networks: the Metropolis Approach.

speaker: Prof. Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli (University of California at Berkeley)

11:45 — Selected Speaker.


Sounding and Modelling of the Ultra Wideband Channel in Outdoor Scenarios

speaker: Dr. Fabio Graziosi (University of L'Aquila, Italy)

12:15 — Selected Speaker.


Ultra-wide Band Communications using Chaos

speaker: Dr. S. O. Starkov (Russian Academy of Sciences)

12:45 — Lunch.

14:00 — Poster Session.


High Resolution Location in Ultra Wideband Communications Systems

by Emerson Medina and Montse Nαjar


Performance Analysis of Impulse-Radio UWB Networks Impaired by Multiple Access Interference

by Mauro Biagi, Cristian Pelizzoni, Nicola Cordeschi, and Enzo Baccarelli


Multi User Interference Models for Impulse-Radio Ultra Wide Band Mobile Sensor Networks: The Group Mobility Case

by Salvatore Falco and Guerino Giancola


Cognitive Ultra Wide Band Radio: a Research Vision and Its Open Challenges

by Fabrizio Granelli and Honggang Zhang

16:00 — Coffee break.

19:30 — Social Event.


July 6, 2005

9:00 — Invited Talk 3.


A Comparison between Impulse Radio UWB and Wireless Optical Diffuse Systems for Sensor Networking.

speaker: Prof. Rafael Pιrez Jimιnez (University of Las Palmas, Spain)

10:00 — Coffee break.

10:30 — Selected Speaker.


Time Hopping UWB: Receiver Design and Performance of a Full-Duplex System
speaker: Dr. Tomaso Erseghe (University of Padova, Italy)

11:00 — Selected Speaker.


Impulse Radio UWB System Architecture for Smart Wireless Sensor Networks
Dr. Beatriz Quijano Ruiz (ACORDE, Spain)

11:30 — Poster Session.


Iterative Impulsive Noise Suppression in Mixed Impulse Radio and UWB-OFDM Systems

by Youssef Dhibi and Thomas Kaiser


UWB Ranging Accuracy for Applications within IEEE 802.15.3a
by Roberta Cardinali, Luca De Nardis, Pierfrancesco Lombardo, and Maria-Gabriella Di Benedetto


Receiving Ultrawideband Chaotic Signals in Indoor Multipath Environment

by L.V. Kuzmin, V.A. Morozov, and S.O. Starkov


Fluid Coding in Time Hopping Ultra Wide Band Networks
by Maria-Gabriella Di Benedetto, Guerino Giancola, Daniele Domenicali, and Pietro Ingargiola


13:00 — Lunch.



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