Technical program

 Winner of the Cisco Best Paper Award:
Extending the QUIC Protocol to Support Live Container Migration at the Edge.
Luca Conforti, Carlo Puliafito, Antonio Virdis and Enzo Mingozzi (University of Pisa, Italy) teaser video

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Program at glance

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Day#1: June 7th


PhD forum

Day#2: June 8th


Welcome and opening remarks


Session#1: Beyond 5G - Part 1

Chair: Ana Aguiar (University of Porto & Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal)

Serving HTC and Critical MTC in a RAN Slice. Vincenzo Mancuso (IMDEA Networks Institute, Spain); Paolo Castagno (University of Turin, Italy); Matteo Sereno (University of Torino, Italy); Marco G Ajmone Marsan (Politecnico di Torino & IMDEA Networks, Italy)

A Low Complexity Network-Coded ARQ protocol for Ultra-Reliable Low Latency Communication. Foteini Karetsi and Evangelos Papapetrou (University of Ioannina, Greece) teaser video

Modeling Simple HetNet Configurations With Mixed Traffic Loads. Marco G Ajmone Marsan (Politecnico di Torino & IMDEA Networks, Italy); Michela Meo (Politecnico di Torino, Italy); Matteo Sereno (University of Torino, Italy)


Coffee break


Session#2: Game theory for networking

Chair: Leonardo Badia (University of Padova, Italy)

A Truthful Auction Mechanism for Resource Allocation in Mobile Edge Computing. Bilian Wu (Computer School, Beijing Information Science and Technology University (BISTU), China); Xin Chen and Ying Chen (Beijing Information Science & Technology University, China); Yangguang Lu (Computer School, Beijing Information Science and Technology University (BISTU), China)

Program Placement Optimization for Storage-constrained Mobile Edge Computing Systems: A Multi-armed Bandit Approach. Mingjie Feng and Marwan Krunz (University of Arizona, USA)

Resilience Against Bad Mouthing Attacks in Mobile Crowdsensing Systems via Cyber Deception. Prithwiraj Roy (Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA); Shameek Bhattacharjee (Western Michigan University, USA); Hussein Alsheakh (Al-Mustansiriyah University, Iraq); Sajal K. Das (Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA) teaser video

A Game Theory-based Transportation System using Fog Computing for Passenger Assistance. Rahul Mishra (IIT (BHU) Varanasi, India); Preti Kumari (IIT(BHU), India); Hari Prabhat Gupta (Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi, INDIA, India); Diksha Shrivastava and Tanima Dutta (IIT (BHU) Varanasi, India); Doug Young Suh (Kyunghee University, Korea (South)); M. Jalil Piran (Sejong University, Korea (South)) teaser video


Lunch break


Keynote speech (more details)

Moderator: Hongyi Wu (Old Dominion University - USA)

Fully Programmable, AI-driven, and Virtualized NextG Cellular Networks

Prof. Tommaso Melodia (Northeastern University)


Coffee break


Session#3: Beyond 5G - Part 2

Chair: Loreto Pescosolido (IIT-CNR - Italy)

TTrees: Automated Classification of Causes of Network Anomalies with Little Data. Mohamed Moulay (IMDEA Networks Institute & University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain); Rafael García and Vincenzo Mancuso (IMDEA Networks Institute, Spain); Pablo Rojo (Nokia, Spain); Antonio Fernández Anta (IMDEA Networks Institute, Spain) teaser video

Feasibility of Multipath Construction in mmWave Backhaul Networks. Yan Yan (Georgia Institute of Techonolgy, USA); Douglas Blough (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA); Qiang Hu (, USA)

How UAVs' Highly Dynamic 3D Movement Improves the Network Security?. Mohammed Gharib and Fatemeh Afghah (Northern Arizona University, USA)

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Day#3: June 9th


Session#4: Applications

Chair: Enzo Mingozzi (University of Pisa - Italy)

OSLo: Optical Sensor Localization through Mesh Networked Cameras. Hassaan Janjua, Fan Yang and Mahmoud Ammar (KU Leuven, Belgium); David Newton and Seonhi Ro (Ford Motor Company, Germany); Sam Michiels (KU Leuven, Belgium); Danny Hughes (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium) teaser video

Long-Term Wireless Sensor Network Deployments in Industry and Office Scenarios. Thomas Hänel and Leonhard Brüggemann (Osnabrück University, Germany); Felix Loske (HARTING Technology Group, Germany); Nils Aschenbruck (Osnabrück University, Germany) teaser video

VideoTrain: A Generative Adversarial Framework for Synthetic Video Traffic Generation. Chamara M Kattadige (The University of Sydney, Australia); Shashika Muramudalige (Colorado State University, USA); Kwon Nung Choi (The University of Sydney, Australia); Guillaume Jourjon (Data61-CSIRO, Australia); Haonan Wang and Anura P Jayasumana (Colorado State University, USA); Kanchana Thilakarathna (The University of Sydney, Australia) teaser video


Coffee break


WiP session

Chair: Ashwin Ashok (Georgia State University - USA)

WIP: Short-Term Flow-Based Bandwidth Forecasting using Machine Learning. Maxime Labonne, Jorge López, Claude Poletti and Jean-Baptiste Munier (Airbus Defence and Space, France)

WIP: An Onion-Based Routing Protocol Strengthening Anonymity. Francesco Buccafurri, Vincenzo De Angelis, Maria Francesca Idone and Cecilia Labrini (University Mediterranea of Reggio Calabria, Italy) teaser video

WIP: Analysis of Feasible Topologies for Backhaul Mesh Networks. Gabriele Gemmi (University of Venice, Italy); Renato Lo Cigno (University of Brescia, Italy); Leonardo Maccari (University of Venice, Italy)

WIP: Collaborative Approaches to Mitigate Links of Variable Quality in LoRa Networks. Henrik Rosenberg and Andreas Reinhardt (TU Clausthal, Germany) teaser video

WIP: Leveraging QUIC for a Receiver-driven BBR for Cellular Networks. Habtegebreil Haile, Anna Brunstrom, Karl-Johan Grinnemo and Per Hurtig (Karlstad University, Sweden); Simone Ferlin (Ericsson AB, Sweden)

WIP: Demand-Driven Power Allocation in 5G-enabled Wireless Networks with Deep Q-Learning. Anastasios E. Giannopoulos, Sotirios Spantideas, Nikolaos Capsalis and Panagiotis Gkonis (National Technical University of Athens, Greece); Panagiotis Karkazis (University of West Attika, Greece); Lambros Sarakis, Panagiotis Trakadas and Christos Capsalis (National Technical University of Athens, Greece).

WIP: An Open-Source tool for Evaluating System-Level Performance of NB-IoT Non-Terrestrial Networks. Antonio Petrosino, Giancarlo Sciddurlo, Sergio Martiradonna, Domenico Striccoli, Giuseppe Piro and Gennaro Boggia (Politecnico di Bari, Italy).

WIP: Preliminary Evaluation of Digital Twins on MEC Software Architecture. Marco Picone, Stefano Mariani, Marco Mamei and Franco Zambonelli (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy); Mirko Berlier (Cisco System Italy, Italy). teaser video

WIP: Sysnif: Constructing Workflow from Interleaved Logs in Intelligent IoT System Zongming Jin, Xie Xueshuo, Yaozheng Fang, Zhaolong Jian, Lu Ye (Nankai University, China); Guangying Li (Cyberspace Administration of Tianjin, China)


Lunch break


Panel: "Edge is the new cloud" (more details)

Moderator: Prof. Sotiris Ioannidis (FORTH & Tech. Univ. Crete, Greece)

Ana Juan Ferrer (Atos, Spain)

Dario Sabella (Intel, Germany - ETSI MEC Chairman)

Tarik Taleb (Univ. Aalto & Univ. Oulu, Finland)

Yingying Chen (Rutgers University, USA)


Coffee break


Session#5: Reinforcement learning and networking

Chair: Sanjib Sur (University of South Carolina - USA)

Relational Deep Reinforcement Learning for Routing in Wireless Networks. Victoria Ursula Manfredi and Alicia Wolfe (Wesleyan University, USA); Bing Wang (University of Connecticut, USA); Xiaolan Zhang (Fordham University, USA)

DeepMTL: Deep Learning Based Multiple Transmitter Localization. Caitao Zhan, Mohammad Ghaderibaneh, Pranjal Sahu and Himanshu Gupta (Stony Brook University, USA)

Context-Aware Fine-Grained Task Scheduling at Vehicular Edges: An Extreme Reinforcement Learning based Dynamic Approach. Shafkat Islam, Shahriar Badsha and Shamik Sengupta (University of Nevada, Reno, USA)

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Day#4: June 10th


Session#6: Communications

Chair: Vania Conan (Thales Communications & Security - France)

Modelling Broadband Wireless Technology Coexistence in the Unlicensed Bands. Andra M. Voicu and Ljiljana Simić (RWTH Aachen University, Germany); Marina Petrova (KTH Royal Institute of Technolgy, Sweden)

Hy-Fi: Aggregation of LiFi and WiFi using MIMO in IEEE 802.11. Anatolij Zubow and Piotr Gawłowicz (Technische Universität Berlin, Germany); Kai Lennert Bober (Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute, Germany); Volker Jungnickel (Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute & Technische Universität Berlin, Germany); Kai Habel (Fraunhofer HHI, Germany); Falko Dressler (TU Berlin, Germany)

Delay Performance of UAV-Based Buffer-Aided Relay Networks under Bursty Traffic: Mobile or Static?. Rukhsana Ruby and Hailiang Yang (Shenzhen University, China); Quoc-Viet Pham (Pusan National University, Korea (South)); Kaishun Wu (Shenzhen University, China)


Coffee break


Session#7: Cisco best paper candidates

Chair: Raffaele Bruno (IIT-CNR, Italy)

Extending the QUIC Protocol to Support Live Container Migration at the Edge. Luca Conforti, Carlo Puliafito, Antonio Virdis and Enzo Mingozzi (University of Pisa, Italy) teaser video

Fairness in Network-Friendly Recommendations. Theodoros Giannakas (EURECOM, France); Pavlos Sermpezis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece); Anastasios Giovanidis (Sorbonne Université & CNRS-LIP6, France); Thrasyvoulos Spyropoulos (EURECOM, France); George Arvanitakis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece) teaser video

Service Placement and Bandwidth Allocation for MEC-enabled Mobile Cloud Gaming. Tuo Cao, Zhuzhong Qian, Kun Wu, Mingxian Zhou and Yibo Jin (Nanjing University, China) teaser video


Lunch break


Keynote speech (more details)

Moderator: Raffaele Bruno (IIT-CNR, Italy)

Coexistence, Collaboration and Transparency in Radio Communication Systems

Prof. Adam Wolisz (Einstein Center Digital Future, Germany)


Presentation of WoWMoM'22


Industry session (more details)

Chair: Dimitrios Koutsonikolas (Northeastern University - USA)


  • Andra Lutu (Telefónica)
  • Alessandro Erta and Rupak Chandra (Cisco)
  • Luca Niccolini (Facebook)


Best paper announcement and closing remarks

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