International Workshop on Wireless and Industrial Automation
(WIA'05, March 7)

Arranged by 11th IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium
 March 7-10, 2005
San Francisco, California

In parallel with Embedded System Conference
 March 6-10, 2005
San Francisco, California

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The workshop minutes is WIAReport.pdf

The workshop occurs from 1:30pm to 4:30pm on March 7, 2005.

We shall hold panel discussions to maximize idea exchange. Authors will go through their work quickly at the beginning of each panel. The panel discussion minutes will be published in the workshop website afterwards.

Session 1: The Status of Wireless and Industrial Automation (1:30pm-2:30pm):

Panel: Deji Chen, Suhas A Desai, Xiang Feng, Alex Kalasinsky, Steve Smith, Yongguang Zhang

  Power consumption
  Industry standards & interoperability
  Sensor network & smart dust
  RFID & smart card

Papers & abstracts:
  Wayne W. Manges, Phani Teja V. Kuruganti, and Stephen F. Smith, The Extreme Measurement Communications Center: Supporting Wireless Communications for Harsh Environments
  Deji Chen, Mark Nixon, Tom Aneweer, Rusty Shepard, Kent Burr, and Aloysius K. Mok, Wireless Process Control Products from ISA 2004
  Brandon Hieb, Mark Nixon, Kent Burr, Rusty Shepard, and Margarida Jacome, Using Mesh Networks for Wireless Control and Monitoring
  Suhas A Desai and D. B. Kulkarni, RFID with Bio-Smart Card in Linux
  Yongguang Zhang and Ahmed Mohin, The problem of explict-control-based transport protocols in wireless networks

Break: (2:30pm-3:30pm):

Free exchange

Session 2: The Future of Wireless and Industrial Automation (3:30pm-4:30pm):

Panel: Dick Caro, Peter Fuhr, Zhengting He, Dinesh B Kulkarni, Jay Werb, Al Mok

  Operating system & system software support
  Fault tolerance & QoS
  Distributed systems & real-time scheduling
  New applications 

Papers & abstracts:
  Jay Werb, Michael Newman, Victor Berry, Scott Lamb, Daniel Sexton, and Michael Lapinski, Improved Quality of Service in IEEE 802.15.4 Mesh Networks 
  Chin-Fu Kuoy, Yung-Feng Luy, Ai-Chun Pangy, and Tei-Wei Kuo, Implementations of the User Mobility Support over IPSec 
  Dinesh B Kulkarni and Amar R. Buchade, WAP management with user defined content reduction
  Zhengting He, The Power Consumption of a Multimedia Embedded System with Wireless Interface
  Dick Caro, Wireless Networks for Industrial Automation