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Saturday, 12 January 2008        ●ىى 9:00 - 17:00ىىىىى ●ىىىىىى Location:ىى Elko Room

T01:ىىىىى Mobile Online Game Development with the Multi-UserىPublishingىEnvironmentىApplication Platformىىى

This tutorial, participants will learn how to create multiplayer online context-aware mobile games. The tutorial consists of lectures, design and implementation. The lectures teach how to implement games with the Multi-User Publishing Environment (MUPE) platform and give a brief introduction to designing mobile games. After the lectures, the participants will form groups and design/implement their own game using some or all of the following technologies: social proximity, photos and location. At the end of the tutorial,ىparticipants will have a functional game or a game demo that they can take home with them.ى Participants should have a background in either programming and/or user interface design.
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ى Janne Lautamࣱki, TUT Institute of Software Systems, is a Researcher at the Tampere University of Technology.ى He is working towards a doctoral degree. His research consists of context-aware mobile systems. He is the lead developer of the MUPE platform tools. Lautamࣱki has organized variousى
MUPE-related tutorials and workshops.
ى Ari Koivistoىis a Research Engineer at the Nokia Research Center. He is the lead designer and developer of the MUPE application server and he is currently leading development of the MUPE platform.ىى Koivisto has also organized various MUPE-relatedىtutorials and workshops.

Saturday, 12 January 2008ىىىىىى ● ىىىىى 9:00 - 12:00ىىىى ى ىى ى Location:ىىىىىىى Ely Roomى

T02:ىىىىى IPTV Technologies and Enabling Applications

This tutorial provides an overview of network architectures and technologies that comprise an end-to-end IPTV system.ى The tutorial will highlight various tradeoffs (e.g., channel change latency vis-ࣉ-vis compression technology) and compare IPTV with cable TV approaches. We will focus on bothى hardware and software technologies from the service provider core to the home --- multicast transport, DSL technologies, MPEG standards and home-networking requirements such as the IPTV set-top box. Also, as IPTV deployments mature, telco providers are increasingly aware of the need to compete beyond purely lower cost alternatives to instead offering novel "features," both for their end-users and for their advertising and content owner ecosystem partners, in order to raise margins. In the second half of the tutorial, we will pick a few of these novel applications (e.g., Caller-Id on TV, Targeted Ad-insertion, TV Roaming etc.) and discuss the enhancements imposed on the infrastructure to enable such cutting-edge differentiation.

ى Swarup Acharyaىis a Technical Manager heading the Multiservice Networking Research Group at Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies. He received his Ph.D. fromى Brownى University and a B.Tech from IIT, Kharagpur. He performs research on Cable and IPTV technologies, data and optical networking, network management and mobile computing. He has published extensively in those areas, authoring some of the most frequently cited papers in mobile database systems. He is a frequent speaker en at conferences and industry tradeshows at is the co-author
of the IPTV online tutorial at IEEE Communication Society's Tutorial Now web site. He has 30 patents approved, or pending, with the USPTO and actively collaborates
with Lucent product units to transform his research into market-differentiating products. His research has been covered in both the trade and popular press including Total
Telecom, Business Communication Review, Star Ledger, Financial Times and Xinhua. One of his recent projects called MiViewTVTMىfor Cable and IPTV providers was selected by BBC as one of the six "coolest" gadgets of the CeBIT 2006 tradeshow in Hanover.ىى
ى Anurag Srivastavaىreceived his B.E (E.E) degree from University of Gorakhpur, Indiaىand M.S (Comp Sc.) from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in 1997 and 1999
respectively. He has been working as Member of Technical Staff in Networks Software Research department at Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent since 2000. His research interests are in the area of video delivery over IP networks(IPTV), IPTV application/services development, Next-gen Ethernet, MPLS and SONET/SDH protocols, and in solving complex routing and optimization problems in communication networks. He has over 15 patents awarded or pending and several research papers to his credit. He regularly speaks at several major telecom conferences and presents his research work in industry trade shows. His past research on location-based technologies and IPTV has been prominently featured in various news outlets such as BBC, NBC, Star Ledger.

Saturday, 12 January 2008ىىىىىى ●ىىىىى 9:00 - 12:00ىىىى ●ىىىى ىى Location:ىى Goldfield Room

T03:ىىىىى Sensor Networks: Technologies, Protocols andىApplications

This tutorial will review the emerging sensor networking technologies,ى protocols and
applications, and look at the fundamental issues in designing, deploying and
analyzing sensor networks.ى Emerging technologies will be covered, including
sensor hardware, standards (802.15.4, Zigbee), networking protocols,
OS support, algorithms, performance and limitations. Localization andىtracking
will be used as examples to expose the scalability. Also covered will be querying,
routing, and network self-organization.ى While the emphasis of the tutorial is on
wireless sensor networks,ىit will also address topics related to medium-speedى
and high-speed sensor actuator networks.ى An array of applications will be
used to illustrate capabilities, constraints, and scalability related issues..


ى Dr. Anura P. Jayasumana,ىis a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Colorado State University. He also holds a joint appointment in Computer Science. His areas of expertise include Computer and Communication Networks, Optical Networks, and Sensor Networks. He has served extensively as a consultant to industry, ranging from startups to Fortune 100 companies. He has supervised over 60 M.S. and Ph.D. theses, holds two patents, and is the co-author of a
book and over 200 papers. His current research projects span low-end wireless sensor networks to high-end high-bandwidth real-time sensing systems. He is a member of the NSF Engineering Research Center for Collaborative and Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere (CASA). His current projects also include the development of a sensor network for underground chemical plume tracking. Prof. Jayasumana has made several
tutorial presentations on sensor network-related topics and has served as a keynote speaker on the subject as well. The awards he has received include the Outstanding Faculty of the Year Award from the Mountain States Council of American Electronics Association.

Saturday, 12 January 2008ىىىىى ى ●ىىىى 14:00 – 17:00فف ففف ●ىىىىى Location:ىىىىىىىىى Ely Roomى

T04:ىىىىى Peer-to-Peer Technologies and Applications

This tutorial explains P2P principles and selected advanced issues regarding consumer devices and applications. For the basic principles of P2P communications, the tutorial will explain the concepts and algorithms of structured (DHT-based) and unstructured P2P systems, which are the two main concepts used for resource lookup. Both concepts will be explained and illustrated with examples including analysis, traffic evaluations and applications. Similarly, we will elaborate on algorithms for P2P data delivery (e.g, BitTorrent). Advanced issues cover the following selected topics, which give special insights to the application of P2P for consumer devices and applications: P2P security, P2P reputation and trust, P2P applications (e.g., IP telephony, gaming), P2P for mobile devices.


ى Wolfgang Kellerer heads the Ubiquitous Services Platform research group at NTT DoCoMo's European Research laboratories in Munich, Germany. His research interests include mobile service platforms, peer-to-peer, sensor networks and cross-layer design. In 2004 and 2005, he served as the elected Vice Chairman of the Working Group 2 (Service Architecture) of the Wireless World Research Forum (WWRF). He is member of the editorial board of Elseviers International Journal of Computer and Telecommunications Networking (COMNET) and served as guest editor for a IEEE Communications Magazine feature topic in 2006. He has published over 50 papers in journals, conferences and workshops in the area of service platforms and mobile networking and filed more than eighteen patents. Before he joined DoCoMo Euro-Labs, he was a member of the research and teaching staff at the at the Institute of Communication
Networks at Munich University of Technology (TUM). He received a Dipl.-Ing. Univ. (MSc) and a Dr.-Ing. (PhD) degree in electrical engineering and information technology from Munich University of Technology, Germany.

ى Zoran Despotovicىis a Senior Researcher at DoCoMo Euro-Labs. His research focus is distributed systems and peer-to-peer systems. He holds a Dipl.-Ing. Univ. degree in EE from the Belgrade University (Serbia) and a PhD degree from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL - Lausanne, Switzerland). The topic of his PhD thesis was Trust and Reputation Management in P2P Systems. During his PhD studies, he was involved in IST projects, including Opelix and Evergrow, and several projects funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation. He also worked as a software developer for the Yugoslav Chamber of Commerce before joining EPFL.

ى Gerald Kunzmann studied Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at Munich University of Technology with branch of study in communication networks. In his bachelor thesis he analyzed the topology of the Gnutella P2P-Overlay, and his diploma thesis dealt with the feasibility of a distributed procedure for measuring different network parameters. Since March 2004 he works as a member of the research staff at the Institute of Communication Networks. His main research interests are the stability and resilience of structured P2P networks, as well as the deployment of P2P methods in Voice-Over-IP applications.

ى Stefan Zoels received his Dipl.-Ing. degree in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology from Munich University of Technology (TUM) in 2003. In his diploma thesis, he worked on the simulation and visualization of mobile ad hoc networks. Since 2004 he is working as a member of the Peer-to-Peer-Group at the Institute of Communication Networks at TUM. His research interests include the analysis and development of P2P concepts with a special focus on mobile P2P networking.

Saturday, 12 January 2008ىىىىىى ●ىىىى 14:00 – 17:00فففف ●ىى Location:ىى Goldfield Roomىىىى

T05:ىىىىى Fixed Mobile Networks Convergence: Technologies,ىSolutions, Services

This tutorial covers the convergence/integration aspects of fixed and
mobile wireless networks withىa focus on management and quality of
services for voice and data communications. Wireless networking
convergence includes fixed Wireless Local Area Networks (WLAN), Wireless
Broadband Access (WiMAX), Wireless Personal Area Networks (WPAN),
Bluetooth, Near-Field Wireless Sensor Networks such as RFID, and
GSM/CDMA mobile radio networks. The convergence standardized solutions,
namely, Unlicensed Mobile Access (UMA) or Generic Access Networks (GAN),
IP-based Multimedia Subsystem (IMS), and Session Initiation Protocol
(SIP) are analyzed in the light of use of common handsets and unique
telephone numbers across all types of wireless networks.


ى Joseph Ghetie is a network and systems engineer who has worked over thirteen years for Telcordia Technologies (Bell Communications Research). In his position, Mr. Ghetie was responsible for developing architectures, requirements, and designing solutions for network management integration, providing consulting, and supporting management
standards development. He has also developed and taught twenty-five advanced technical courses in the areas of telecommunications, data communications, Internet networking, and various areas of network, systems, and service management. Currently, he owns his own consulting
and training business, TCOM & NET.

Mr. Ghetie is the author of the book "Network and Systems Management Platforms Analysis" (Kluwer Academics Publishers). Since 1993, he has taught over thirty-five tutorials at major network international conferences and symposia such as INMS (IN), NOMS, SICOM, EMS, APNOMS, LANOMS, SBRC, ITC, ISCC, ICNS, ConTel, ICDT, ICWMC, and Globecom.


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