Workshop III

Massively Distributed Self-Organizing Networks

 

 May 13 17, 2002

 

IPAM Building (Across from Moore Hall)

Main Lecture Hall: Room 1200

 

MONDAY, May 13, 2002

 

Tutorials: Communications Perspective

Morning Session

8:30 9:00

Check in and Registration, Continental Breakfast

9:00 9:15

Welcome Remarks

9:15 10:30

Deborah Estrin (UCLA)
"Embedding the Internet: This Century Challenges
"

Presentation (PowerPoint File)

10:30 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 12:00

Urbashi Mitra (Univ of Southern California)
"Wireless Challenges"

12:00 1:30

Lunch (on your own)

Tutorials: Systems and Technology Perspectives

Afternoon Session

1:30 2:30

David Culler (Berkeley)

"Technology Enabler"

2:30 3:00

Coffee Break

3:00 4:00

Kristofer Pister (Berkeley)
"Closing in on Smart Dust"

Presentation (PowerPoint File)

4:00 5:00

Group Round Table Discussion

5:30 7:00

Wine and Cheese Reception

 

Tutorials: Physics and Biology Perspectives

TUESDAY, May 14, 2002

 

Morning Session

8:30 9:00

Continental Breakfast

9:00 10:00

Jean Carlson (UCSB)
"Tutorial: Introduction to phase transitions and power laws"

10:00 10:30

Coffee Break

10:30 11:30

Evelyn Fox Keller (MIT)
"The history and prospects for mathematical biology"

11:30  2:00

Lunch (on your own)

Tutorials: Information Theoretic Perspectives

Afternoon Session

2:00 3:00

Michelle Effros (Caltech)
"Information Perspective"

3:00 3:30

Coffee Break

3:30 4:30

Gregory Pottie (UCLA)

"Information Perspective"

Presentation (PowerPoint File)

 

Tutorials: Physics and Biology Perspectives

WEDNESDAY May 15, 2002

 

Morning Session

8:30 9:30

Continental Breakfast

9:30 10:30

John Doyle (Caltech)
"Tutorial: Biological molecules, modules, and networks"

10:30 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 12:00

John Doyle (Caltech)
"Tutorial: Emergence and self-organization in physics, biology, and engineering"

12:00 2:00

Lunch (on your own)

Afternoon Session

2:00 3: 00

Reka Albert (Univ of Minn)

"Boolean modeling of genetic regulatory networks"

3:00 3:30

Coffee Break

3:30 4:30

PR Kumar (Univ of Illinois-Urbana Champaign)

"Ad Hoc Wireless Networks: Protocols, Architecture and Convergence"

Presentation (PDF File)

 

Research Talks

THURSDAY, May 16, 2002

 

Morning Session

8:30 9:30

Continental Breakfast

9:30 10:30

Bhaskar Krishnamachari (Cornell University)

"Critical Density Thresholds and Complexity in Wireless Networks"

Presentation (PowerPoint File)

10:30 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 12:00

Tad Hogg (HP Labs)

"Multiagent control of modular self-reconfigurable robots"

Presentation (PDF File)

12:00 2:00

Lunch (on your own)

Afternoon Session

2:00 3:00

Andrea Goldsmith (Stanford)

"Robust multilayer design of wireless networks for massively distributed systems"

Presentation (PowerPoint File)

3:00 4:00

PR Kumar (Univ of Illinois-Urbana Champaign)

"A Network Information Theory for Wireless Communications"

Presentation (PDF File)

4:00 4: 30

Coffee Break

4:30 5:30

Miodrag Potkonjak (UCLA)
"Optimization Technqiues for Sensor Networks"

5:30 7:00

Conference Dinner-Barbeque

  

Research Talks

FRIDAY, May 17, 2002

 

Morning Session

8:30 9:00

Continental Breakfast

9:00 10:00

Feng Zhao (Xerox Parc)

"Collaborative Processing in Microsensor Networks"

10:00 10:15

Coffee Break

10:15 11:15

Gaurav Sukhatme (Univ of Southern California)
"Physics-based Sensing and State Estimation Algorithms for Robotic Sensor Networks"

Presentation (PowerPoint File)

11:15 12:15

Kannan Ramchandran (Berkeley)

"TBA"

12:15 2:00

Lunch (on your own)

2:00 3:00

Massimo Franceschetti (Caltech)

"Wireless Networks: from Collective Behavior to Physical Models"

3:00 3:15

Conclusion

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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