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The 23rd IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP)
November 10-13 2015                                                  San Francisco, CA

The tentative program for ICNP 2015 is posted below. The programs for the workshops and the Ph.D. forum can be found in their respective pages. The following are some useful logistics information:

  • Main conference venue is Presidio Ballroom
  • Registration Desk and breaks on Deck in front of Presidio
  • Breakfast from 7:00AM every day in Embercardero
  • Lunch at noon every day in Embercardero
  • Tuesday reception in Embercardero
  • Conference Banquet on Thursday at 6:00PM in Pier Market Seafood Restaurant

10 November 2015, Tuesday

ICNP Welcome Reception and GENI Demo Session: 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
All attendees are welcomed!

11 November 2015, Wednesday

Opening Remarks: 8:30 – 8:45
Keynote: 8:45 - 10:15 How Virtualization is Changing Networking by Bruce Davie (click for the speaker bio and talk abstract)
10:15 – 10:45: Break

Session 1: 10:45 - 12:00, Datacenters (Session Chair: KK Ramakrishnan)

Minimizing Transient Congestion during Network Update in Data Centers
Jiaqi Zheng (Nanjing University), Hong Xu (City University of Hong Kong), and Guihai Chen and Haipeng Dai (Nanjing University)

How Hard Can It Be? Understanding the Complexity of Replica Aware Virtual Cluster Embeddings
Carlo Fuerst (TU Berlin, Germany), Maciej Pacut (Uni Wroclaw), Paolo Costa (MSR) and Stefan Schmid (TU Berlin & Telekom Innovation Labs, Berlin, Germany)

Packet Slicing for Highly Concurrent TCPs in Data Center Networks with COTS Switches
Jiawei Huang (University of Minnesota), Yi Huang (Central South University), Jianxin Wang (Central South University) and Tian He (University of Minnesota)

Lunch 12:00 – 1:00

Session 2: 1:00 - 2:40, Wireless - 1 (Session Chair: Tom La Porta)

COF: Exploiting Concurrency for Low Power Opportunistic Forwarding
Daibo Liu (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China), Mengshu Hou (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China), Zhichao Cao (Tsinghua University), Yuan He (Tsinghua University), Xiaoyu Ji (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology), Xiaolong Zheng (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Wi-FM: Resolving Neighborhood Wireless Network Affairs by Listening to Music
Marcel Flores (Northwestern University), Uri Klarman (Northwestern University), Aleksandar Kuzmanovic (Northwestern University)

Smart Retransmission and Rate Adaptation in WiFi
Muhammad O Khan (UT Austin), Lili Qiu (UT Austin), Apurv Bhartia (UT Austin), Kate Ching-Ju Lin (Academia Sinica)

Embracing Distributed MIMO in Wireless Mesh Networks
Apurv Bhartia (UT Austin), Yi-Chao Chen (UT Austin), Lili Qiu (UT Austin) and George P. Nychis (CMU)

Break: 2:40 – 3:00

Session 3: 3:00 - 4:15, Internet/Architecture - 1 (Session Chair: Jun Bi)

SHEAR: A Highly Available and Flexible Network Architecture - Marrying Distributed and Logically Centralized Control Planes
Michael Markovitch (Ben Gurion University, Israel) and Stefan Schmid (T-Labs & TU Berlin)

GeoTopo: A PoP-level Topology Generator for Evaluation of Future Internet Architectures
Yi Hu and Feixiong Zhang (WINLAB, Rutgers University), K. K. Ramakrishnan (UC Riverside), and Dipankar Raychaudhuri (WINLAB, Rutgers University)

On the DNS Deployment of Modern Web Services
Shuai Hao (College of William and Mary/ University of Delaware), Haining Wang (University of Delaware), Angelos Stavrou (George Mason University), and Evgenia Smirni (College of William and Mary)

Panel: Moderator Tom La Porta: 4:15 - 5:30 p.m. (click for more information)

12 November 2015, Thursday

Session 4: 9:00 - 10:15, Measurements/Monitoring (Session Chair: Sonia Fahmy)

Counter Tree: A Scalable Counter Architecture for Per-Flow Traffic Measurement
Min Chen and Shigang Chen (University of Florida)

Searching for Widespread Events in Large Networked Systems by Cooperative Monitoring
Zhiping Cai (National University of Defense Technology) and Min Chen, Shigang Chen, and Yan Qiao (University of Florida)

Rethinking Robust and Accurate Application Protocol Identification: A Nonparametric Approach
Yipeng Wang, Xiaochun Yun, and Yongzheng Zhang (Institute of Information Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Break: 10:15 - 10:45

Session 5: 10:45 – 12:00: Cellular (Session Chair: Ken Calvert)

Energy-Efficient Computation Offloading in Cellular Networks
Yeli Geng, Wenjie Hu, and Yi Yang (Department of Computer Science and Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University), Wei Gao (Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Tennessee), and Guohong Cao (Department of Computer Science and Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University)

Streaming Lower Quality Video over LTE : How Much Energy Can You Save?
Azeem Aqil, Ahmed O. F. Atya, Srikanth V. Krishnamurthy, and George Papageorgiou (University of California, Riverside)

REACT: Managing Application-induced Signaling Overhead in Cellular Data Networks
Vijay Gabale and Anand Prabhu Subramanian (Infilect Technologies Pvt. Ltd) and Ravi Kokku (IBM Research, India)

Lunch: 12:00 – 1:00

Session 6: 1:00 - 2:40, Security (Session Chair: Srikanth Krishnamurthy)

Fine-grained Encountering Information Collection under Neighbor Anonymity in Mobile Opportunistic Social Networks
Kang Chen (Southern Illinois University) and Haiying Shen (Clemson University)

FAIR: Forwarding Accountability for Internet Reputability
Christos Pappas, Raphael M. Reischuk, and Adrian Perrig (ETH Zurich)

Privacy Leaks When You Play Games: A Novel User-Behavior-Based Covert Channel on Smartphones
Wen Qi, Yichen Xu, Wanfu Ding, Yonghang Jiang, and Jianping Wang (City University of Hong Kong) and Kejie Lu (University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez)

A Practical System for Guaranteed Access in the Presence of DDoS Attacks and Flash Crowds
Yi-Hsuan Kung (National Taiwan University), Tae-Ho Lee (ETH Zurich), Po-Ning Tseng and Hsu-Chun Hsiao (National Taiwan University), Tiffany Hyun-Jin Kim (Carnegie Mellon University), Soo Bum Lee (Qualcomm), Yue-Hsun Lin (Carnegie Mellon University), and Adrian Perrig (ETH Zurich)

Break: 2:40 – 3:05

Session 7: 3:05 - 4:45, Wireless 2 (Session Chair: Mun Choon Chan)

A Novel Metric for Opportunistic Routing in Heterogenous Duty-cycled Wireless Sensor Networks
Thanh Dinh and Tao Gu (RMIT University)

CARE: Corruption-Aware Retransmission with Adaptive Coding for the Low-Power Wireless
Wei Dong, Jie Yu, and Xiaojin Liu (Zhejiang University)

Minimizing Application-Level Delay of Multi-Path TCP in Wireless networks: A Receiver-Centric Approach
Se-Yong Park (Deparment of ECE and INMC, Seoul National University, Korea), Changhee Joo (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Korea), Yongseok Park (Digital Media & Communication R&D Center, Samsung Electronics, Korea), and Saewoong Bahk (Deparment of ECE and INMC, Seoul National University, Korea)

CSMA/CA in Time and Frequency Domains
Julien Herzen (EPFL), Albert Banchs (IMDEA Networks Inst. and Univ. Carlos III), Vsevolod Shneer (Heriot-Watt University), and Patrick Thiran (EPFL)

Ph.D Forum Talk: 4:45 - 5:00

Conference Banquet at Pier Market in Fisherman's Wharf: 6:00

13 November 2015, Friday

Session 8: 8:30 - 10:10, RFID (Session Chair: Vishal Misra)

ETAP: Enable Lightweight Anonymous RFID Authentication with O(1) Overhead
Min Chen and Shigang Chen (University of Florida)

Fairness Matters: Identification of Active RFID Tags with Statistically Guaranteed Fairness
Muhammad Shahzad and Alex X. Liu (Michigan State University)

EMoD: Efficient Motion Detection of Device-free Objects Using Passive RFID Tags
Kun Zhao (Xi'an Jiaotong University), Chen Qian (University of Kentucky), Wei Xi and Jinsong Han (Xi'an Jiaotong University), Xue Liu (McGill Univerisity), and Zhiping Jiang and Jizhong Zhao (Xi'an Jiaotong University)

Identifying State-free Networked Tags
Min Chen and Shigang Chen (University of Florida)

Break 10:10 - 10:45

Session 9: 10:45 - 12:00, SDN (Session Chair: Aditya Akella)

SVirt: A Substrate-agnostic SDN Virtualization Architecture for Multi-tenant Cloud
Yirong Yu, Dan Li, and Yukai Huang (Tsinghua University)

SDPA: Enhancing Stateful Forwarding for Software-Defined Networking
Shuyong Zhu, Jun Bi, Chen Sun, and Chenghui Wu (Tsinghua University) and Hongxin Hu (Clemson University)

Multi-Criteria Routing in Networks with Path Choices
Xinming Chen, Hao Cai, and Tilman Wolf (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

Lunch: 12:00 - 1:00

Session 10: 1:00 - 2:40, Internet/Architecture - 2 (Session Chair: Dan Li)

Freeing The IP Internet Architecture from Fixed IP Addresses
Spencer Sevilla and J.J. Garcia-Luna-Aceves (UC Santa Cruz)

Privacy-preserving Cross-domain Routing Optimization--A Cryptographic Approach
Qingjun Chen (Nanjing University), Chen Qian (University of Kentucky), and Sheng Zhong (Nanjing University)

Overlay Topology as Random-walk Cache
Xin Zhang (The University of Hong Kong), Sugih Jamin (University of Michigan), and Kwan L. Yeung (The University of Hong Kong)

Scalable and Efficient Multipath Routing: Complexity and Algorithms
János Tapolcai (Budapest University of Technology and Economics), Gábor Rétvári (Budapest University of Technology and Economics), Péter Babarczi (Budapest University of Technology and Economics), Erika R. Bérczi-Kovács (Department of Operations Research, Eotvos University), Panna Kristóf (Department of Operations Research, Eotvos University), Gábor Enyedi (TrafficLab, Ericsson Research)

Break: 2:40 – 3:00

Session 11: 3:00 - 4:15, Wireless - 3 (Session Chair: Xiaoming Fu)

EMS: Efficient Multicast Streaming Scheme for Multicasting within Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wanseon Lim (ETRI) and Kang G. Shin (The University of Michigan)

Context-Centric Target Localization with Optimal Anchor Deployments
Qingquan Zhang (University of Maryland, Baltimore County), Wei Xu (Northeastern University), Zhichuan Huang (University of Maryland, Baltimore County), Ziqiao Zhou (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Ping Yi (Shanghai Jiao Tong University), Ting Zhu (University of Maryland, Baltimore County), and Sheng Xiao (Hunan University)

Monitoring Routing Topology in Dynamic Wireless Sensor Network Systems
Rui Liu, Yao Liang, and Xiaoyang Zhong (Indiana Univ. Purdue Univ. Indianapolis)