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Workshop program

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Monday, May 21st, 2012
Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

08:45 - 09:00

Opening Session

09:00 - 10:00

Session 1: Applications
Chair: Martin Wollschlaeger, TU Dresden


Wireless Machine Vision Systems Based on COTS Equipment
Gianluca Cena, Stefano Scanzio, Adriano Valenzano, Claudio Zunino

A Comparison of Time- and RSS-based Radio Localization for the Factory Floor
Reinhard Exel, Thilo Sauter

10:00 - 10:30

Coffee break

10:30 - 12:00

Session 2: Controller Area Networks
Chair: Gianluca Cena, IEIIT-CNR / Politecnico di Torino


Response-Time Analysis of Mixed Messages in Controller Area Network with Priority- and FIFO-Queued Nodes
Saad Mubeen, Jukka Mäki-Turja, Mikael Sjödin

Controller Area Network (CAN) Schedulability Analysis for Messages with Arbitrary Deadlines in FIFO and Work-Conserving Queues
Robert Davis, Nicolas Navet

Controller Area Network (CAN): Response Time Analysis with Offsets
Patrick Meumeu Yomsi, Dominique Bertrand, Nicolas Navet, Robert I. Davis

12:00 - 13:30

Lunch break

13:30 - 14:30

Keynote 1: Cyber-Physical Systems in Factory Automation
Chair: Thomas Nolte, MRTC / Mälardalen University


Cyber-Physical Systems in Factory Automation - Towards the 4th Industrial Revolution
Jochen Schlick (DFKI, Germany)

14:30 - 15:30

WiP Session 1: Wireless Networks and Application Design
Chair: Paulo Pedreiras, University of Aveiro


Assessment of the Interference Caused by Uncontrolled Traffic Sources upon Real-Time Communication in IEEE 802.11-based Mesh Networks
Carlos Viegas, Silvio Sampaio, Francisco Vasques, Paulo Portugal, Pedro Souto

An Admission Control Mechanism to Handle Real-Time Traffic in IEEE 802.11 Networks in Open Communication Environments
Robson Costa, Paulo Portugal, Ricardo Moraes, Francisco Vasques

Integrating Smart Cameras into ZigBee
Felix Schuster, Wolfgang Kastner, Wolfgang Granzer

Performance Assessment and Tuning Rules for Low-power and Lossy Stacks
Nicola Accettura, Carlos Aguado Camacho, Luigi Alfredo Grieco, Gennaro Boggia, Pietro Camarda

Minimum Latency and Energy Efficiency Routing with Lossy Link Awareness in Wireless Sensor Networks
Dang Hoa Tran and Dong-Sung Kim

Energy-Efficient Packet Relaying Based on the Sensing Relevancies of Source Nodes in Visual Sensor Networks
Daniel Costa, Luiz Guedes, Francisco Vasques, Paulo Portugal

Enabling Quick Deployment Wireless Sensor Networks for Smart Cities
David Todolí, Salvador Santonja, Víctor M. Sempere A Throughput-aware

Routing for Distributed Industrial Cognitive Radio Sensor Networks
Quang Pham, Soo-Ro Kim, Dong-Sung Kim

Deterministic real-time medium access for cognitive industrial radio networks
Kristina Kunert, Magnus Jonsson, Urban Bilstrup

Scripting Language for Distributed Application Design
Matthias Riedl, Marco Meier, Robert Schneckenhaus

Vertical Data Integration in Automation based on IEC 61499
Alexander Dennert, Andreas Goessling, Jakob Krause, Martin Wollschlaeger, Ana Maria Henao Montoya

15:30 - 16:15

Coffee break and Poster discussion

16:15 - 17:45

Session 3: Wireless Networks I
Chair: Francisco Vasques, University of Porto


Q-MAC: A queue-length aware hybrid CSMA/TDMA MAC protocol for providing dynamic adaptation to traffic and duty-cycle variation in wireless sensor networks
Shuguo Zhuo, Ye-Qiong Song, Zhi Wang, Zhibo Wang

Comparative assessments of IEEE 802.15.4/ZigBee and 6LoWPAN for low-power Industrial WSNs in realistic scenarios
Emanuele Toscano, Lucia Lo Bello

Statistical Analysis and Predictive Modeling of Industrial Wireless Coexisting Environments
Ganesh Man Shrestha, Kaleem Ahmad, Uwe Meier

18:30 - 20:00

Welcome Reception at "Residenzschloss Detmold"

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

09:00 - 10:00

WiP Session 2: Industrial Communication Networks
Chair: Liliana Cucu-Grosjean, INRIA Nancy-Grand Est


An FPGA based HSR Architecture for Seamless PROFINET Redundancy
Holger Flatt, Sebastian Schriegel, Thimo Neugarth, Juergen Jasperneite

Fast and simple scheduling algorithm for PROFINET IRT networks
Lukasz Wisniewski, Markus Schumacher, Sebastian Schriegel, Juergen Jasperneite

Dynamic Frame Packing in Industrial Applications using COTS Components
Jonas Schoch, David Ganz, Hans Dermot Doran, Karl Weber

Active Delay Variation Control for Improving Fault Tolerance in an Avionics Network
Hairui Zhou

Mixing Real Time Ethernet Traffic on the IEC 61850 Process Bus
Paolo Ferrari, Alessandra Flammini, Stefano Rinaldi, Gunnar Prytz

A Compact Approach to Clustered Master-Slave Ethernet Networks
Mohammad Ashjaei, Moris Behnam, Thomas Nolte, Luis Almeida, Ricardo Marau

Approaches to reduce the Latency for High Priority Traffic in IEEE 802.1 AVB Networks
Jahanzaib Imtiaz, Juergen Jasperneite, Karl Weber

Implementation of End-to-End Latency Analysis for Component-Based Multi-Rate Real-Time Systems in Rubus-ICE
Saad Mubeen, Jukka Mäki-Turja, Mikael Sjödin

Generalisation of GPS and P-GPS in network calculus
William Mangoua Sofack, Marc Boyer

Physical Layer of a Novel Broadband Low-Level Fieldbus with Discrete Multitone
Thomas Handte, Matthias Breuninger, Hanns Thilo Hagmeyer, Joachim Speidel

A path to oscillation free controller changes
Milton Cunguara, Tomás Oliveira E Silva and Paulo Pedreiras

10:00 - 10:45

Coffee break and Poster discussion

10:45 - 12:15

Session 4: Wireless Networks II
Chair: Lucia Lo Bello, University of Catania


The Effects of Relay Behavior and Position in Wireless Industrial Networks
Svetlana Girs, Elisabeth Uhlemann, Mats Björkman

On Relaying for Wireless Industrial Communications: Is Careful Placement of Relayers Strictly Necessary?
Andreas Willig, Elisabeth Uhlemann

Experimental Evaluation of Multiple Retransmission Schemes in IEEE 802.15.4 Wireless Sensor Networks
Odilson Tadeu Valle, André V. Milack, Carlos Montez, Paulo Portugal, Francisco Vasques

12:15 - 13:45

Lunch break

13:45 - 15:15

Session 5: Ethernet
Chair: Wolfgang Kastner, Vienna University of Technology


The High-Availability Seamless redundancy protocol (HSR): Robust fault-tolerant networking and loop prevention through duplicate discard
Holger Heine, Oliver Kleineberg

Hardware Acceleration Architecture for EtherCAT Master Controller
Tatsuya Maruyama, Tsutomu Yamada

Controlling Multi-Switch Networks for Prompt Reconfiguration
Ricardo Marau, Moris Behnam, Zahid Iqbal, Pedro Silva, Luis Almeida, Paulo Portugal

15:15 - 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 - 17:30

Session 6: Verification, fault tolerance and performance
Chair: Paulo Portugal, University of Porto


Formal Verification of a Distributed Master Election Protocol
Gianluca Cena, Ivan Cibrario Bertolotti, Tingting Hu

Towards a Reliable Parallel Redundant WLAN Black Channel
Markus Rentschler, Per Laukemann

An Efficient Fixed-length Encoding Scheme for CAN
Gianluca Cena, Ivan Cibrario Bertolotti, Adriano Valenzano

18:30 - 23:00

Conference Dinner at "LWL Open Air Museum"

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

09:00 - 10:00

Keynote 2: Smart Grid Communications
Chair: Andreas Willig, University of Canterbury


Smart Grid Communications - The Key for Exploiting Renewable Energy Sources
Kai Struebbe (TUEV SUED; Germany)

10:00 - 10:30

Coffee break

10:30 - 12:00

Session 7: Modelling and Design, Flexray
Chair: Ivan Cibrario Bertolotti, IEIIT-CNR / Politecnico di Torino


Automated network layout for the industrial communication engineering system NetGen:X
Markus Stoess, Falk Doherr, Leon Urbas

Information Modeling in Heterogeneous Building Automation Systems
Wolfgang Granzer, Wolfgang Kastner

Guaranteeing Real-Time Message Deadlines In The FlexRay Static Segment Using a On-line Scheduling Approach
Rodrigo Lange, Francisco Vasques, Paulo Portugal, Romulo Silva de Oliveira

12:00 - 13:00

Lunch break

13:00 - 13:15

Closing Session

13:30 - 18:30

Excursion to the world's largest Computer Museum