International Workshop on
Performance and Analysis of Wireless Networks

to be held in conjunction with

The International Conference on Mobile Technology, Applications, and Systems (Mobility 2008)
Ilan, Taiwan - September 10-12, 2008


Call for Papers

Wireless communication technologies have been evolving at a rapid pace over the last few decades. Different types of wireless communication networks (BAN, PAN, LAN, etc) are being deployed to address the needs of all kinds of users. Evaluating the performance of wireless networks and systems continues to be a critical activity in the design, implementation, and deployment of emerging wireless technologies. This workshop is intended to provide an international forum for scientists, engineers, practitioners, network users to share their experiences, present original ideas, report on state-of-the-art and in-progress research results on the empirical performance of wireless communication technologies and applications.

In contrast to many past and current workshops also covering the topic of wireless networks, this event places special emphasis on empirical performance results obtained on actual, physical wireless network infrastructures, test beds, networked hosts, and devices. Performance results obtained using only modelling, theoretical analysis or simulators without a strong practical performance component are not appropriate for this workshop. We particularly welcome submissions that present experimental performance evaluations of innovative wireless design/implementation prototype architectures, systems, and applications. We hope that the contributions to this workshop will help us better understand many of the practical performance related issues that are likely to impact next generation wireless networks, technologies, and applications.

Topics of interest, but are not limited to:

Performance of wireless media access protocols

Performance of mobility protocols and architectures

Performance of mobility management protocols and architectures

Performance of wireless local area networks, personal area networks

Performance of broadband wireless access technologies (WiMAX, etc)

Performance of 3G/4G networks, systems, and protocols

Performance of sensor networks and devices

Performance of heterogeneous wireless networks

Performance of wireless security protocols

Performance of wireless communication protocols

Performance of admission control protocols over wireless networks

Performance optimizations and tuning over wireless networks

Performance of heterogeneous wired/wireless network testbeds

Performance of wireless applications

Performance measurement tools and techniques for wireless networks