The 47th IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN), September 26-29, 2022, hybrid format (hosted in Edmonton, Canada)

LCN Awards

Best Papers and Demos From Prior LCN Conferences


Best Paper(s)

Best Demo(s)

2021 "A Truly Self-Sovereign Identity System"
Quinten Stokkink*, Georgy Ishmaev*, Dick Epema*†, and Johan Pouwelse* (*Delft University of Technology, †Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands)

"Data-Quality Based Scheduling for Federated Edge Learning"
Afaf Taïk, Hajar Moudoud, and Soumaya Cherkaoui (Université de Sherbrooke, Canada)
Analysis and Classification of Cyberattack Traffic using the SecGrid Platform
Jan von der Assen, Muriel F. Franco, Bruno Rodrigues, and Burkhard Stiller (University of Zürich, Switzerland)
2020 "Celosia: An Immune-Inspired Anomaly Detection Framework for IoT Devices"
Muhammad Naveed and Hui Wu (The University of New South Wales, Australia)
Go-Raider: Managing Cyber-Resilient Botnets Through Blockchain
Dimitri Kamenski and Arash Shaghaghi (Deakin University, Geelong -- Centre for Cyber Security Research and Innovation, Australia); Matthew Warren (RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia); Salil S Kanhere (UNSW Sydney, Australia)
2019 "Learning Wi-Fi Connection Loss Predictions for Seamless Vertical Handovers Using Multipath TCP"
Jonas Höchst (University of Marburg, Germany); Artur Sterz (Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany); Alexander Frömmgen (TU Darmstadt, Germany); Denny Stohr (Netflix Inc., Germany); Ralf Steinmetz (Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany); Bernd Freisleben (Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany)
Link 'Em: An Open Source Link Emulation Bridge for Reproducible Networking Research
Stefanie Thieme (University of Osnabrueck, Germany); Bertram Schütz, Nils Aschenbruck, Leonhard Brüggemann and Dominic Laniewski (University of Osnabrück, Germany)
2018 "Improving Wireless Network Performance Under MPTCP Based Multipath Access"
Kang Chen (Southern Illinois University Carbondale, USA); Xin Xing (Southern Illinois University, USA); Mijanur Palash (Soutehrn Illinois University, USA); Jianwei Liu and James Martin (Clemson University, USA)
"Resilient Machine-to-Machine Communication for an Information-centric Industrial IoT"
Cenk Gündogan, Peter Kietzmann and Thomas C. Schmidt (Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany); Martine Lenders, Hauke Petersen and Matthias Wählisch (Freie Universität Berlin, Germany); Michael Frey and Felix Shzu-Juraschek (MSA Safety)
2017 "Pulse Arrival Scheduling for Nanonetworks Under Limited IoT Access Bandwidth"
Hang Yu, Bryan Ng, & Winston K.G. Seah (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand)
"Blockchain Signaling System (BloSS): Enabling a Cooperative and Multi-domain DDoS Defense"
Bruno Rodrigues, Thomas Bocek, & Burkhard Stiller (University of Zürich, Switzerland)
2016 "Confidentiality and Authenticity for Distributed Version Control Systems — A Mercurial Extension"
Michael Lass (Paderborn University, Germany), Dominik Leibenger (CISPA, Saarland University, Germany), & Christoph Sorge (Saarland University, Germany)
"Probr Demonstration - Visualizing Passive WiFi Data"
Joel Scheuner, Genc Mazlami, Dominik Schöni, Sebastian Stephan, Alessandro De Carli & Thomas Bocek, Burkhard Stiller (University of Zürich, Switzerland)
2015 "Beware of the Hidden! How Cross-traffic Affects Quality Assurances of Competing Real-time Ethernet Standards for In-Car Communication"
Till Steinbach (Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany), Hyung-Taek Lim (BMW Group Research and Technology, Germany), Franz Korf and Thomas C. Schmidt (Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany), Daniel Herrscher (BMW Group Research and Technology, Germany), & Adam Wolisz (TUB, Germany)

"Collaborative On-demand Wi-Fi Sharing"
Hanno Wirtz, Torsten Zimmermann, Martin Serror and Klaus Wehrle (RWTH Aachen University, Germany)
"WiFi Offloading and Socially Aware Prefetching on Augmented Home Routers"
George Petropoulos (Intracom SA Telecom Solutions, Greece), Andri Lareida (Universität Zürich, Switzerland), Sergios Soursos (Intracom SA Telecom Solutions, Greece), Michael Seufert (University of Würzburg, Germany), Valentin Burger (University of Wuerzburg, Germany), & Burkhard Stiller (University of Zürich & ETH Zürich, TIK, Switzerland)
2014 "vINCENT: An Incentive Scheme Supporting Heterogeneity in Peer-to-Peer Content Distribution"
Matthias Wichtlhuber (Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany), Peter Heise (Airbus Group Innovations, Germany), Björn Scheurich (TU Darmstadt, Germany), Julius Rückert (Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany), & David Hausheer (TU Darmstadt, Germany)
"Demonstration of Bandwidth Demand and Jitter Properties of a Software Sender/Scheduler for the (proposed) ILDA Digital Network"
Matthias Frank (University of Bonn, Germany)
2013 "PopCache: Cache More or Less Based on Content Popularity for Information-Centric Networking"
Kalika Suksomboon (The National Institute of Informatics, Japan), Saran Tarnoi (National Institute of Informatics & The Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Japan), Yusheng Ji (National Institute of Informatics, Japan), Michihiro Koibuchi (National Institute of Informatics, Japan), Kensuke Fukuda (National Institute of Informatics, Japan), Shunji Abe (National Institute of Infomatics, Japan), Motonori Nakamura (National Institute of Informatics, Japan), Michihiro Aoki (National Institute of Informatics, Japan), Shigeo Urushidani (National Institute of Informatics, Japan), & Shigeki Yamada (National Institute of Informatics, Japan)
"Smarter Buildings for the Smart Grid? Let Them Forecast Their Power Consumption"
Andreas Reinhardt (The University of New South Wales, Australia), Delphine Christin (University of Bonn, Germany), Kai Li (The University of New South Wales, Australia), Salil Kanhere (The University of New South Wales, Australia) and Jin Zhang (The University of New South Wales, Australia)
2012 "A Privacy-Preserving Reputation System for Participatory Sensing"
Kuan Lun Huang (University of New South Wales & CSIRO Australia, Australia), Salil Kanhere (The University of New South Wales, Australia), & Wen Hu (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia)
"Where's the Mote? Ask the MoteHunter!"
Csaba Kiraly (University of Trento, Italy) & Gian Pietro Picco (University of Trento, Italy)
2011 "PFS: Probabilistic Filter Scheduling Against Distributed Denial-of-Service Attacks"
Dongwon Seo (Korea University, Korea), Heejo Lee (Korea University, Korea), & Adrian Perrig (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)
"Efficient Real-Time Monitoring of Multimodal Transports with Wireless Sensor Networks"
Sebastian Zöller, Markus Wachtel, Melanie Siebenhaar, & Ralf Steinmetz (Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany)
2010 "Improved Coexistence and Loss Tolerance for Delay Based TCP Congestion Control"
D. Hayes & G. Armitage

"Topology Preserving Maps From Virtual Coordinates for Wireless Sensor Networks"
D. Dhanapala & A. Jayasumana
"A Simple, Zero-configuration, Low Latency, Bridging Protocol"
G. Ibáñez, J. Naous, E. Rojas, D. Rivera, J.A. Carral, & J.M. Arco
2009 "Distributed Receiving in RFID Systems"
K. Ali & H.S. Hassanein
"Designing and Running Concurrent Future Networks"
D. Martin, H. Backhaus, L. Völker, H. Wippel, P. Baumung, B. Behringer, & M. Zitterbart
2008 "IP Address Assignment in Wireless Mesh Networks"
A. Zimmermann, V. Böhme, & Arnd Hannemann
2007 "A Comparative Study of Hierarchical DHT Systems"
M.S. Artigas, P. García-López, & A. Skarmeta
2006 "Considerations of SCTP Retransmission Delays for Thin Streams"
J. Pedersen, C. Griwodz, & P. Halvorsen
2005 "Passive TCP Stream Estimation of RTT and Jitter Parameters"
J. But, U. Keller, D. Kennedy, & G. Armitage
2004 "Automatic Specialization of Protocol Stacks in OS Kernels"
S. Bhatia, C. Consel, A-.F. LeMeur, & C. Pu
2003 "A Worst-Case Model for Co-Channel Interference in the Bluetooth Wireless System"
Simon Baatz, Matthias Frank, Peter Martini, Christoph Scholz

"Group Registration for Reducing Signaling Traffic in Location Tracking"
Z. Mao and C. Douligeris
2002 "A Novel Approach to the Estimation of the Hurst Parameter in Self-Similar Traffic"
H. Kettani & J. Gubner
2001 "A Range-Based SLA and Edge Driven Virtual Core Provisioning in Diff Serv-VPNs"
I. Khalil & T. Braun
2000 "Anonymization Services for IP Multicast"
C. Grosch
1999 "IP Services over Bluetooth: Leading the Way to a New Mobility"
M. Albrecht, M. Frank, P. Martini, M. Schetelig, & A. Vilavaara
1998 "Improving Network Simulation with Feedback"
K.M. Nichols

IEEE LCN Lifetime Achievement Awards



2022 Matthias Frank (Germany)
Burkhard Stiller (Switzerland)
2015 Ken Christensen (USA)
2014 Frank Hübner (USA)
Peter Martini (Germany)
2012 Gary C. Kessler (USA)
Tim Strayer (USA)
2009 Joe Bumblis (USA)