Tentative Program Schedule

Tuesday, November 21

08:45 - 09:00

Welcome opening

09:00 - 10:15

Localization, Tracking and Positioning

Spatially Adaptive Positioning for Molecular Geometry Inspired Aerial Networks
Joshua Rentrope and Mustafa I Akbas (Florida Polytechnic University, USA)
Tracking Vehicles Equipped with Dedicated Short-Range Communication at Traffic Intersections
Patrick Emami (University of Florida, USA); Lily Elefteriadou (University of Florida at Gainsville, USA); Sanjay Ranka (University of Florida, USA)
SoLVE: A Localization System Framework for VANEts using Cloud and Fog Computing
Felipe Lobo (Federal University of Roraima, Brazil); Khalil El-Khatib (University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada); Moyses M. Lima (Federal University of Amazonas, Brazil); Horacio Oliveira (Universidade Federal do Amazonas, Brazil); Joshua Harrington (University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada)

Tuesday, November 21, 10:15 - 10:45

Coffee break

Tuesday, November 21, 10:45 - 12:15

Vehicular Networking

Deep Reinforcement Learning Based Resource Management in Software-Defined and Virtualized Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks
Ying He and F. Richard Yu (Carleton University, Canada); Azzedine Boukerche (University of Ottawa, Canada)
A Lightweight and Efficient Approach (LEA) for Hovering Information protocols
Tomo Nikolovski and Richard W. Pazzi (University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada)
nlsrSIM: Porting and Simulation of Named-data Link State Routing Protocol into ndnSIM
Anil Jangam (University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA); Deepinder Sidhu (University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA)

12:15 - 13:30


13:30 - 15:15

Resource Management

On the Characterization of Vehicular Mobility
Gabriel Diniz (UFMG, Brazil); Felipe Cunha and Antonio A.F. Loureiro (Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil)
Management of Controller Intelligence for Adaptive Cruise Control Systems in Automobiles
Kaliappa Ravindran (City University of New York, USA); Arun Adiththan (City University of New York - CUNY Graduate Center, USA)
Performance Analysis of Communication Networks for EV Charging Stations in Residential Grid
Mohamed A. Ahmed (Sungkyunkwan University, Korea); Young-Chon Kim (Chonbuk National University, Korea)
Resource Allocation in Software Defined Fog Vehicular Networks
Yaomin Zhang (BUCT, P.R. China); Haijun Zhang and Keping Long (University of Science and Technology Beijing, P.R. China); Xiaoming Xie (BUCT, P.R. China); Victor C.M. Leung (University of British Columbia, Canada)

15:15 - 15:45

Coffee break

15:45 - 17:45

Security and Privacy

The Cooperative Vehicle Infrastructure System Based on Machine Vision
Daxin Tian, Chuang Zhang, Xuting Duan and Jianshan Zhou (Beihang University, P.R. China); Zhengguo Sheng (University of Sussex, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Victor C.M. Leung (University of British Columbia, Canada)
Utilizing Advanced Metering Infrastructure to Build a Public Key Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles
Mumin Cebe and Kemal Akkaya (Florida International University, USA)
Mass Configuration with Confirmation in Tactical Networks
Prateek Kumar Singh and Koushik Kar (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA); James Nguyen (US Army CERDEC, USA); Daniel Ku (CERDC & Space and Trerrestrial Communications Directorate, USA)
Detection and Avoidance of Wormhole Attacks in Connected Vehicles
Sami Saad Albouq and Erik Fredericks (Oakland University, USA)

Wednesday, November 22

08:30 - 9:30


VC Research - What is Missing?
Stephan Olariu and Ryan Florin (Old Dominion University, USA)

9:30 - 10:00

Coffee break

10:00 - 12:00

Routing and Data Dissemination

Addressing the Effects of Low Vehicle Densities in Highly Mobile Vehicular Named-Data Networks
Joao M. Duarte (University of Bern, Switzerland & University of Campinas, Brazil); Torsten Ingo Braun (University of Bern, Switzerland); Leandro Aparecido Villas (UNICAMP, Brazil)
Implementation and performance assessment of location-based routing protocols for MANETs
Israel Martin-Escalona and Enrica Zola (Technical University of Catalonia, Spain); Fabio Perrone (Politecnico di Torino, Italy); Francisco Barcelo-Arroyo (Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC), Spain); Sergio Machado (Politechnic University of Catalonia, Spain)
Using Probabilistic Estimates to Guarantee Reliability in Crossroad VANETs
Daniel Markert, Philip Parsch and Alejandro Masrur (Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany)
Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless Power Transfer
Alexander de Sousa and Luiz F. M. Vieira (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil); Marcos A. M. Vieira (Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil)

12:00 - 14:00


14:00 - 17:00


Data Collection in Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks: Research Challenges and Potential Approaches
Chair: Rodolfo W. L. Coutinho (UFMG, Brazil)

17:00 - 17:15

Closing Remarks