Program

The following program is listed for your convenience and is subject to change. You may also view our program at a glance for a more concise summary of the conference.

 Wednesday, September 16

2:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Room: 701+702: Workshop on Wireless Power Transfer for Various Applications

Room: 703: Special Tutorial IoT related regulations and standards


 Thursday, September 17

S3: Localization and its applications

Room: 601, 8:30 AM – 9:45 AM

Transmit Beamforming for Angle-of-Activation (AoAct) Estimation in Passive UHF RFID Systems
Markus Cremer (London South Bank University, United Kingdom); Uwe Dettmar, Rainer Kronberger, Robin Lerche, Carsten Hudasch and Thomas Knie (Cologne University of Applied Sciences, Germany); Anjum (Jim) Pervez (London South Bank University, United Kingdom)
Simultaneous AoA Estimations for Two Passive UHF RFID Tags
Meng-Chang Hua and Hsin-Chin Liu (National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan)
Deployment of LED light control system using battery-less wireless human detection sensor networks
Tao Yu (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan); Yusuke Kuki and Gento Matsushita (Osaka University, Japan); Daiki Maehara (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan); Seiichi Sampei (Osaka University, Japan); Kei Sakaguchi (Osaka University & Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)

S1: Networking and Communications Protocols 1

Room: 701+702, 8:30 AM – 9:45 AM

Cooperative Tag Communications
Daniel Dobkin (Enigmatics, USA); Tali Freed, Christopher Gerdom, Carlos Flores, Eric Futak and Clay Suttner (Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, USA)
A performance analysis of interference rejection technique in multi-subcarrier multiple access
Yuki Igarashi (Keio University, Japan); Nitish Rajoria (Keio University, India); Yuusuke Kawakita (The University of Electro-Communications, Japan); Jin Mitsugi (Keio University, Japan); Haruhisa Ichikawa (The University of Electro-Communications, Japan)
RFID Physical Layer Collision Recovery Receivers with Spatial Filtering
Jelena Kaitovic (Vienna University of Technology, Austria); Markus Rupp (TU Wien, Austria)

S2: RFID Information System

Room: 703, 8:30 AM – 9:45 AM

Multi-code Filtering & Collection: Proposal and Performance Evaluation
Iori Mizutani and Jin Mitsugi (Keio University, Japan); Masaki Ehara (Tokyo University of Technology, Japan)
Measuring User-Object Interactions in IoT Spaces
Raúl Parada (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain); Joan Melià-Seguí (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain); Anna Carreras, Marc Morenza-Cinos and Rafael Pous (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain)
Weighted Insert Scheme Based on R*-tree for Tracing Moving Objects with an RFID Tag
Gihong Kim and Bonghee Hong (Pusan National University, Korea)

S4: Networking and Communications Protocols 2

Room: 701+702, 10:15 AM – 11:30 AM

Balance Codes for More Throughput in RFID and Backscatter Links
Gregory Durgin (Georgia Tech, USA)
Optimization on Guard time and Synchronization Cycle for TDMA-based Deterministic RFID System
Chuanying Zhai (The Royal Institute of Thechnology, Sweden); Zhuo Zou (KTH-The Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden); Qiang Chen (Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden); Li-Rong Zheng (Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden); Hannu Tenhunen (University of Turku, Finland)
Multiple Access Channel Allocation Improvement for Sensor Nodes Setting Based on RFID Communication
Matsuda Tomoaki, Wakisaka Yuuki and Yuusuke Kawakita (The University of Electro-Communications, Japan); Jin Mitsugi (Keio University, Japan); Haruhisa Ichikawa (The University of Electro-Communications, Japan)

S5: Industrial Deployment and Pilot Experiment 1

Room: 703, 10:15 AM – 11:30 AM

Experimental Performance Evaluation of Passive UHF RFID Systems under Interference
Bekir S Çiftler (Florida International University, USA); Abdullah Kadri (Qatar Mobility Innovations Center, Qatar); Ismail Güvenç (Florida International University, USA)
An Optimization Model for Antenna Selection and Deployment in Single and Multi-cell RFID Systems
Sicheng Zou (Cambridge University, United Kingdom); Michael J Crisp and Sithamparanathan Sabesan (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom); Abdullah Kadri (Qatar Mobility Innovations Center, Qatar); Richard Penty (Cambridge University, United Kingdom); Ian White (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom)
Multi-Tags Performance Analysis For Improving Inventory of Tagged Electric Meter (Author NO SHOW to the conference)
Yong Liang (Beijing Smartchip Microelectronics Technology Company Limited, P.R. China)

P1: Conference Plenary

Room: 607+608, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

P2: Poster and Demo

Room: 701+702, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Long range and low powered RFID tags with tunnel diode
Francesco Amato (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA); Christopher Peterson (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA); Muhammad Bashir Akbar (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA); Gregory Durgin (Georgia Tech, USA)
Near-Field Tag-Antenna-Based Presence Sensing with Object-Identification
Wataru Hattori (NEC Corporation, Japan); Kiyohiko Takahashi (NEC Corp., Japan); Ryo Kawai (NEC Corporation, Japan); Yusuke Takahashi (NEC Asia Pacific Pte Ltd., Singapore); Shinichi Mikami and Daichi Shimohata (NEC Engineering, Ltd., Japan)
A High-Capacity Protocol for Physical Distribution using 920-MHz band
Nobuaki Mochizuki (NTT Corporation, Japan)
A Performance evaluation of subcarrier allocation methods in multi-subcarrier multiple access
Nitish Rajoria (Keio University, India); Yuki Igarashi and Jin Mitsugi (Keio University, Japan); Yuusuke Kawakita and Haruhisa Ichikawa (The University of Electro-Communications, Japan)
Compact Linux Platform using Soft Processor for Software Defined Radio
Takeshi Matsuya, Jin Mitsugi and Jun Murai (Keio University, Japan)
Cost-Effective ETC System using RFID Tag
Yuriko Hattori (Tsukuba University of Technology, Japan)
Indoor Positioning Scheme Using Sensing Components for Improving the Operating Performance
Yih-Shyh Chiou (Chinese Culture University, Taiwan); Sheng-Cheng Yeh (Ming Chuan University, Taiwan)
Unobtrusive and Wireless Physiological Balance Sensing
Keishi Ohashi, Shigeki Kuroiwa, Sho Hideshima, Takuya Nakanishi, Akane Matsuzaka and Tetsuya Osaka (Waseda University, Japan)
Enhancing communication through a two-dimensional waveguide
Yoshiaki Hirano and Hiroko Kosaka (Teijin LTD, Japan)
(invited from aural session) A performance analysis of interference rejection technique in multi-subcarrier multiple access
Yuki Igarashi (Keio University, Japan); Nitish Rajoria (Keio University, Japan); Yuusuke Kawakita (The University of Electro-Communications, Japan); Jin Mitsugi (Keio University, Japan); Haruhisa Ichikawa (The University of Electro-Communications, Japan)
(invited from aural session) Multiple Access Channel Allocation Improvement for Sensor Nodes Setting Based on RFID Communication
Matsuda Tomoaki, Wakisaka Yuuki and Yuusuke Kawakita (The University of Electro-Communications, Japan); Jin Mitsugi (Keio University, Japan); Haruhisa Ichikawa (The University of Electro-Communications, Japan)
(invited from aural session) Multi-code Filtering & Collection: Proposal and Performance Evaluation
Iori Mizutani and Jin Mitsugi (Keio University, Japan); Masaki Ehara (Tokyo University of Technology, Japan)
(invited from aural session) Measuring User-Object Interactions in IoT Spaces
Raúl Parada (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain); Joan Melià-Seguí (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain); Anna Carreras, Marc Morenza-Cinos and Rafael Pous (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain)

Conference Dinner

Washington Hotel Ariake, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM


Friday, September 18

S6: Networking and Communications Protocols 3

Room: 701+702, 8:30 AM – 9:45 AM

Backwards Compatible Improvement of the EPCglobal Class 1 Gen 2 Standard
Hazem A. Ahmed (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg & Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits, Germany); Hamed Salah (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany); Joerg Robert (Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany); Albert Heuberger (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany)
Q-frame-collision-counter: a novel and dynamic approach to RFID Gen 2’s Q algorithm
Nikita Khanna and Ismail Uysal (University of South Florida, USA)
A Secure Minimalist RFID Authentication and an Ownership Transfer Protocol Compliant to EPC C1G2
Sviatoslav Edelev (University of Goettingen, Germany); Somayeh Taheri (Uni Goettingen, Germany); Dieter Hogrefe (University of Goettingen, Germany)

S7: Industrial Deployment and Pilot Experiment 2

Room: 703, 8:30 AM – 9:45 AM

Assessment of effectiveness of the use of RFID technology in selected processes at DIY retail store
Michal Grabia (Institute of Logistics and Warehousing, Poland)
Development and Evaluation of a Ground Coil Monitoring System Using Semi-Passive Sensor Tags
Minoru Tanaka (Railway Technical Research Institute, Japan)
Evaluation of Gamma Ray Durability of RF tag and Application to the Radiation Environment
Nobuyuki Teraura (Terrara Code Research Institute, Japan); Kunio Ito (Japan NUS, Japan); Daisuke Kobayashi (Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Japan); Kouichi Sakurai (Kyushu University, Japan)

S8: Networking and Communications Protocols 4

Room: 701+702, 10:15 AM – 11:30 PM

Asynchronous Trigger Modulation for RFID Systems
Gregory Durgin and Brian Degnan (Georgia Tech, USA)
Illegal Interrogation Detectable EPC Distribution Scheme in RFID-enabled Supply Chains
Kentaroh Toyoda and Iwao Sasase (Keio University, Japan)
Towards Pervasive Soil Moisture Sensing using RFID Tag Antenna-Based Sensors
Azhar Hasan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology & Georgia Institute of Technology, USA); Rahul Bhattacharyya (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA); Sanjay Sarma (MIT Auto-ID Center, USA)

S9: Power Havesting

Room: 703, 10:15 AM – 12:05 PM

An Efficient Wireless Power Transmission System by Employing 3 × 3 Stacked Coil Antenna Arrays
Shi Pu (Wuhan University of Technology, P.R. China); Hon Tat Hui (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Ultra-low Power Autonomous 2.4GHz RF Energy Harvesting and Storage System
Ken Gudan (Ricoh Innovations Inc, USA); Shuai Shao (Ricoh Innovation Corporation, USA); Jonathan J Hull (Ricoh Innovations, Inc., USA); Alexander Hoang and Joshua Ensworth (University of Washington, USA); Matthew Reynolds (University of Washington & Duke University, USA)
Long range and low powered RFID tags with tunnel diode
Francesco Amato (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA); Christopher Peterson (Georgia Institute of Technlogy, USA); Muhammad Bashir Akbar (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA); Gregory Durgin (Georgia Tech, USA)
Fundamental Limitations For Schottky Diode RF Energy Harvesting
Christopher Valenta (Georgia Tech Research Institute – Electro-optical Systems Laboratory, USA)