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7th IEEE Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications

April 6-7, 2006
Semiahmoo Resort, Washington, USA

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Day 1 - April 6, 2006
Opening Session: 8:30 - 10:00am
Opening Remarks
Opening Discussion
Break: 10:00 - 10:30am

Paper Session 1: Mobile Phones as Appliances: 10:30 - 11:30am

Mobile Phones will become the Primary Personal Computing Devices, John J Barton, Shumin Zhai, Steven B. Cousins, IBM Almaden Research Center

Supporting Mobile Business Workflow with Commune, John Davis, Daby Sow, Daniele Bourges-Waldegg, Chang Jie Guo, Christian Hoertnagl, Markus Stolze, Brian White Eagle, Ying Yin, IBM Research

Paper Session 2: Localization: 11:30am - 12:30pm

Indoor Localization Using Camera Phones, Nishkam Ravi, Pravin Shankar, Andrew Frankel, Ahmed Elgammal, Liviu Iftode, Rutgers University

Are GSM Phones THE Solution for Localization?, Alex Varshavsky, Eyal de Lara, University of Toronto, Mike Chen, Dirk Haehnel, Jeffrey Hightower, Anthony LaMarca, Ian Smith,Intel Research Seattle, Jon Froehlich, Fred Potter, University of Washington, Timothy Sohn, University of California, San Diego, Karen Tang, Carnegie-Mellon Univserity

LUNCH: 12:30 - 2:00pm
Doctoral Consortium in parallel with lunch
Chair: Jason Hong
Panel Discussion #1: Is Localization a SOLVED Problem?: 2:00-3:15pm
Panel Chair: Gaetano Borriello

Break: 3:15 - 3:45pm

Breakout Discussions: 3:45 - 5:00pm
Poster and Demo Session // Reception//DINNER

Day 2 - April 7, 2006

Opening Session: 8:30-10:00am
- Opening Remarks
- Keynote Speaker:

Frederick L. Kitson, Ph.D.
Vice President & Director Applications, Content & Services Research Center Motorola Labs
Breakout Team Reports: 10:00-11:00am
Break: 11-11:30am

Paper Session #3: 11:30am-12:30pm

Presence-Exchanges: Toward Sustainable Presence-Sharing, Landon P. Cox, Angela Dalton, Varun Marupadi, Duke University

Exploiting Mobility for Key Establishment, Anthony J. Nicholson, David Watson, Brian D. Noble, University of Michigan, Junghee Han, Ohio State University

LUNCH 12:30-1:30pm
Panel Discussion #2: Can We Attain Secure Mobile Computing Anytime Soon?: 1:30-2:30pm
Panel Chair: Ramon Caceres
Break 2:30-3:00pm

Paper Session #4: 3:00 - 4:30pm

Measurements of In-Motion 802.11 Networking, Richard Gass, James Scott, Intel Research, Christophe Diot, Thomson R&D

Connection Time for Strange Devices, John H. Barton, Fopefolu Folowosele, Stina Nylander, Mave Houston, Shumin Zhai, IBM Alamden Research Center

Opportunistic-File-Associations for Mobile Operating Systems ,Umar Saif, MIT Laboratory for Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence

Closing Remarks 4:30 - 5:00pm
















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