5thIEEE International Workshop on

Mobile Peer-to-Peer Computing (MP2P’08)

Hong Kong, China, March 17 - 21, 2008

In conjunction with the 6th IEEE International Conference on

Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom’08)


Objectives of the Workshop

Program of the Workshop and Presentations


Invited Talk


Cooperative Caching in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks
Jiannong Cao (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)


Session 1


Mobile P2P Networks for Highly Dynamic Environments
Kei Takeshita, Masahiro Sasabe, Hirotaka Nakano (Osaka University)
MP2P-1 [Slides in PDF]


Session 2


An Architecture for Mobile P2P File Sharing in Marine Domain
Huafeng Wu (Fudan University, China), Chaojian Shi (Shanghai Maritime University, China), Haiguang Chen, Xi Zhou, and Chuanshan Gao (Fudan University, China)
MP2P-2


Evaluation of Peer-to-Peer Overlays for First Response
Dirk Bradler (Technische Universitaet Darmstadt, Germany), Jussi Kangasharju (University of Helsinki, Finland), Max Mühlhäuser (Darmstadt University of Technology)
MP2P-3 [Slides in PDF]


Load Sharing and Bandwidth Control in Mobile P2P Wireless Sensor Networks
Elisa Rondini (University College London, UK), Stephen Hailes (University College London, UK), Li Li (Communications Research Center Canada, Canada)
MP2P-4 [Slides in PDF]


Contributed Talk


Five Years of MP2P - Where are we and where are we headed?
John Buford (Avaya)
MP2P-5 [Slides in PDF]


Session 3


Prototyping a P2P SIP User Agent with Support for Multiple Overlays
Mosiuoa Tsietsi, Alfredo Terzoli, and George Wells (Rhodes Univeristy, South Africa)
MP2P-6 [Slides in PDF]


Session 4


P2PNS: A Secure Distributed Name Service for P2PSIP
Ingmar Baumgart (Universität Karlsruhe, Germany)
MP2P-7 [Slides in PDF]


A Novel Utility and Game-Theoretic Based Security Mechanism for Mobile P2P Systems
Brent Lagesse and Mohan Kumar (University of Texas at Arlington, USA)
MP2P-8 [Slides in PDF]


Distributed Video Adaptation and Streaming for Heterogeneous Devices
Razib Iqbal, Dewan Tanvir Ahmed, and Shervin Shirmohammadi (Univeristy of Ottawa, Canada)
MP2P-9 [Slides in PDF]


A Scalable Approach for Application Layer Multicast in P2P Networks
Amad Mourad (Univ. of Bejaia, Algeria), Meddahi Ahmed (GET/Telecom Lille 1, France)
MP2P-10 [Slides in PDF]


Organizing Committee, Program Co-chairs:

Kurt Tutschku, Department of Distributed Systems, University of Würzburg, Germany
John Buford, Avaya Labs, USA.
Li Li, Communications Research Center Canada, Canada.

Steering Board

  • Frank-Uwe Andersen, Nokia Siemens Networks, Berlin, Germany.
  • Jiannong Cao, Department of Computing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
  • Y. Charlie Hu, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University
  • Cecilia Mascolo, Department of Computer Science, University College London
  • Maria Papadopouli, Department of Computer Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Publicity Chair

Kurt Tutschku, Department of Distributed Systems, University of Würzburg, Germany

Program Committee Members:

  • John Buford, Avaya Labs, USA.
  • Jiannong Cao, Department of Computing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Hermann de Meer, Department of Computer Networks & Computer Communications, University of Passau, Germany.
  • Franca Delmastro, CNR-IIT ,Pisa, Italy.
  • Krishna Kishore Dhara, Avaya Labs Research, Lincroft, NJ, USA.
  • Babak Esfandiari, Carleton University, Canada.
  • Stephen Hailes, Department of Computer Science, University College of London, UK
  • Y. Charlie Hu, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University.
  • Norihiro Ishikawa, NTT Docomo, Japan.
  • Valerie Issarny, INRIA, France
  • Wolfgang Kellerer, DoCoMo DoCoMo Communications Laboratories Europe, Germany.
  • Mario Kolberg, University of Sterling, UK.
  • Thomas Kunz, Dept. of Systems and Comp. Engineering, Carleton University, Canada.
  • Li Li, Communication Research Center Canada, Canada
  • Christoph Lindemann, University of Leipzig, Germany.
  • George Roussos, School of Computer Science and Information Systems, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK.
  • Jochen Schiller, Institute of Computer Science, FU Berlin, Germany.
  • Hans-Peter Schwefel, Department of Communication Technology, Aalborg University, Denmark.
  • Shervin Shirmohammadi, School of Information Technology and Engineering (SITE), University of Ottawa, Canada.
  • Kurt Tutschku, Department of Distributed Systems, University of Würzburg, Germany.
  • Danny Tsang, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
  • Klaus Wehrle, Distributed Systems Group, RWTH Aachen, Germany.
  • Chansu Yu, Dept. Of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH, USA.

Further Information:

For further information regarding the workshop and paper submission, please contact Dr. Kurt Tutschku at tutschku@informatik.uni-wuerzburg.de

Previous workshops:

4thInternational Workshop on Mobile Peer-to-Peer Computing (MP2P07), March 23, 2007, White Plains, NY, USA. In conjunction with 5th IEEE International Conference in Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom).

3rd International Workshop on Mobile Peer-to-Peer Computing (MP2P06), March 17, 2006, Pisa, Italy. In conjunction with 4th IEEE International Conference in Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom).
(39 contributions with 13 papers selected for presentation; acceptance rate 33%)

2ndInternational Workshop on Mobile Peer-to-Peer Computing (MP2P05), March 12, 2005, Kauai Island, Hawaii. In conjunction with 3rd IEEE International Conference in Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom).

1st International Workshop on Mobile Peer-to-Peer Computing (MP2P04),March 14, 2004, Orlando Florida. In conjunction with 2nd IEEE International Conference in Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom).