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Mathematical Challenges and Opportunities in Sensor Networking

January 8 - 12, 2007

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Monday, January 08, 2007

Morning Session

8:00 - 8:45 Check-In/Breakfast (Hosted by IPAM)
8:45 - 9:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:00 - 9:30

Mani Srivastava (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA))

"Embedded Networked Sensing: From Smart Dust to Multi-scale, Multi- modal, Multi-user Observing Systems"
Audio (MP3 File, Podcast Ready)
Presentation (PDF File)

9:30 - 10:00

Tom Harmon (University of California, Merced (UC Merced))

"Using Environmental Process Models to Guide Sensor Network Sampling Design"
Audio (MP3 File, Podcast Ready)
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

10:00 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 11:00

Greg Pottie (UCLA)

"An Information Theory Research Agenda for Sensor Networks"
Audio (MP3 File, Podcast Ready)
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

11:00 - 11:30

P. R. Kumar (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

"From sensing to actuation over wireless networks"
Audio (MP3 File, Podcast Ready)

11:30 - 1:30 Lunch (on your own)

Afternoon Session

1:30 - 2:00

Michelle Effros (California Institute of Technology)

 
Audio (MP3 File, Podcast Ready)

2:00 - 2:30

Upamanyu Madhow (UC Santa Barbara)

"On Minimalism and Scale in Sensor Networks"
Audio (MP3 File, Podcast Ready)
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

2:30 - 3:00 Break
3:00 - 3:30

Anna Scaglione (Cornell University)

"Data driven sensor access architectures for sensor networks"
Audio (MP3 File, Podcast Ready)
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

3:30 - 4:00

John Fisher (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

"Information-driven Inference in Resource-constrained Environments"
Audio (MP3 File, Podcast Ready)
Presentation (PDF File)


Tuesday, January 09, 2007

Morning Session

8:00 - 9:00 Breakfast (Hosted by IPAM)
9:00 - 9:30

Barbara Minsker (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

"Cyberinfrastructure Challenges for Environmental Observatories"
Audio (MP3 File, Podcast Ready)
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

9:30 - 10:00

Hugh Durrant-Whyte (University of Sydney)

"Data Fusion in Sensor Networks"
Audio (MP3 File, Podcast Ready)
Presentation (PDF File)

10:00 - 10:30

Richard Murray (California Institute of Technology)

"Distributed Consensus and Cooperative Estimation"
Audio (MP3 File, Podcast Ready)
Presentation (PDF File)

10:30 - 11:00 Break
11:00 - 11:30

Jim Clark (Duke University)

"Inferential ecosystem modeling using dynamic data"
Audio (MP3 File, Podcast Ready)
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

11:30 - 12:00

Alan Gelfand (Duke University)

"Analyzing wireless sensor network data under suppression and failure in transmission"
Audio (MP3 File, Podcast Ready)
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

12:00 - 2:00 Lunch (on your own)

Afternoon Session

2:00 - 5:00

Greg Pottie (UCLA)

 
Report from Breakout Sessions

5:00 - 6:30 Reception (Hosted by IPAM)

Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Morning Session

8:00 - 9:00 Breakfast (Hosted by IPAM)
9:00 - 9:30

Michael Gastpar (UC Berkeley)

"Sensing Reality and Communicating Bits: A Dangerous Liaison"
Presentation (PDF File)

9:30 - 10:00

Akbar Sayeed (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

"Active Wireless Sensing in Time, Frequency and Space"
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

10:00 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 11:00

John Stankovic (University of Virginia)

" Full Life Cycle Analysis For Wireless Sensor Networks"
Audio (MP3 File, Podcast Ready)
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

11:00 - 11:30

Nigel Boston (University of South Carolina)

"Sensor network security through identity-based encryption"
Audio (MP3 File, Podcast Ready)
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

11:30 - 1:30 Lunch (on your own)

Afternoon Session

1:30 - 2:00

Lin Xiao (Microsoft Research)

"Distributed Sensor Fusion using Space-Time Diffusion"
Audio (MP3 File, Podcast Ready)
Presentation (PDF File)

2:00 - 2:30

Jose Moura (Carnegie-Mellon University)

"Distributed Inference: Topology Optimization"
Audio (MP3 File, Podcast Ready)

2:30 - 3:00 Break
3:00 - 3:30

Urbashi Mitra (University of Southern California (USC))

"Multihopping in wireless communication channels: Some solutions, some challenges"
Audio (MP3 File, Podcast Ready)

3:30 - 4:00

Venugopal Veeravalli (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

"SMART SLEEPING POLICIES FOR WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS"
Audio (MP3 File, Podcast Ready)
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

4:00 - 4:30

Venkatesh Saligrama (Boston University)

"Sensing Capacity, Sensing Diversity and Sparsity: Fundamental Tradeoffs & Scaling Laws"
Audio (MP3 File, Podcast Ready)

4:30 - 5:00

Sergio Servetto (Cornell University)

"Detecting Polygons and Compressing Waves -- Some New Twists on Classical Problems in Information Theory"
Audio (MP3 File, Podcast Ready)
Presentation (PDF File)


Thursday, January 11, 2007

Morning Session

8:00 - 9:00 Breakfast (Hosted by IPAM)
9:00 - 9:30

Alfred Hero (University of Michigan)

"Information extraction from large scale sensor networks"
Audio (MP3 File, Podcast Ready)
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

9:30 - 10:00

Mark Coates (McGill University)

"Learning to Satisfy Actuator Networks"
Audio (MP3 File, Podcast Ready)
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

10:00 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 11:00

Mingyan Liu (University of Michigan)

"Modeling a dense wireless sensor network: complexity, stability and robustness"
Audio (MP3 File, Podcast Ready)
Presentation (PDF File)

11:00 - 11:30

Robert Nowak (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

"Blind Calibration of Sensor Networks"
Audio (MP3 File, Podcast Ready)
Presentation (PDF File)

11:30 - 1:30 Lunch (on your own)

Afternoon Session

1:30 - 4:30

Greg Pottie (UCLA)

 
Report from Breakout Sessions


Friday, January 12, 2007

Morning Session

8:00 - 9:00 Breakfast (Hosted by IPAM)
9:00 - 12:00 Final Panel/Group Discussion

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