Papers of Interest


Absorption Mechanisms and Radio Frequency Radiation Dosimetry

  1. Radio Frequency Radiation Dosimetry Hand Book.
  2. Human Exposure to Radiofrequency Radiation: A Review Pertinent to Air Force Operations.
  3. Radiofrequency Radiation and Teratogenesis: A Comprehensive Review of the Literature Pertinent to Air Force Operations.
  4. Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Fields (RFEMF) and Cancer: A Comprehensive Review of the Literature Pertinent to Air Force Operations.
  5. Critique of the Literature on Bioeffects of Radiofrequency Radiation: A Comprehensive Review Pertinent to Air Force Operations.
  6. Dosimetry of Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Fields: Examples of Results Using Numerical Methods.
  7. Biological Effects And Safety Of Electromagnetic RadiationThe CSIRO - Barnett Report.
  8. Research Conducted At The University Of Washington, Seattle.
  9. Research topics on Cell phones and their effect on human health.
Dielectric Properties of Materials
  1. Table of physical constants and relative permittivity, conductivity, relative permeability, dissipation factor and coefficients of sliding friction of various dielectric material.
  2. Compilation of the Dielectric Properties of Body Tissues at RF and Microwave Frequencies.
  1. John Moulder's FAQ site about Cellular Phone Antennas (Mobile Phone Base Stations) and Human Health.
  2. Millimeter-Wave Exposure System Augmentation.
  3. The EMF radio spectrum.

Directional Antennas

  1. M. Horneffer and D. Plassman, "Directed Antennas in the Mobile Broadband System". Proc. of IEEE Infocom '96
  2. Theodore S. Rappaport and Joseph C. Liberti, "Smart Antennas for Wireless CDMA". 1st edition IEEE Press, 1999
  3. Y. B. Ko, V. Shankarkumar and N. H. Vaidya, "Medium Access Control Protocols using Directional Antennas in Ad Hoc Networks". Proc. Of IEEE Infocom 2000, March 2000.
  4. A. Nasipuri, S. Ye, J. You, and R. E. Hiromoto, "A MAC Protocol for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks Using Directional Antennas". Proc. of IEEE WCNC 2000
  5. A. Nasipuri, J. Mandava, H. Manchala, and R. E. Hiromoto, "On-Demand Routing Using Directional Antennas in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks". Int. Conf. on Computer Communications and Networks
  6. Ram Ramanathan, "On the performance of ad hoc networks with beamforming antennas". Proc. of the 2001 ACM Int. Symp. on Mobile ad hoc networking and computing
  7. S. Bandyopadhyay and K. Hasuike and S. Horisawa and S. Tawara, "An adaptive MAC and idrectional routing protocol for ad hoc wireless network using ESPAR antenna". Proc. of the 2001 ACM Int. Symp. on Mobile ad hoc networking and computing
  8. Marvin Sánchez and Tim Giles and Jens Zander , C"CSMA/CA with Beam Forming Antennas in Multi-hop Packet Radio.". Swedish Workshop on Wireless Ad-hoc Networks
  9. R. R. Choudhury, X. Yang, R. Ramanathan and N. H. Vaidya, "Using Directional Antennas in Ad Hoc Networks". ACM Mobicom 2002, Sept 2002.
  10. Jeffrey E. Wieselthier, Gam D. Nguyen, Anthony Ephremides, "Energy-Aware Wireless Networking with Directional Antennas: The Case of Session-Based Broadcasting and Multicasting". IEEE Trans. on Mobile Computing, Vol. 1, No. 3, JULY-SEPTEMBER 2002
  11. Mineo Takai and Jay Martin and Rajive Bagrodia and Aifeng Ren, "Directional virtual carrier sensing for directional antennas in mobile ad hoc networks". 3rd ACM Int. Symp. on Mobile ad hoc networking and computing
  12. Lichun Bao and J.J. Garcia-Luna-Aceves, "Transmission scheduling in ad hoc networks with directional antennas". 8th Ann. Int. Conf. on Mobile Computing and Networking
  13. Z. Huang, C.-C. Shen, C. Srisathapornphat, and C. Jaikaeo, "A MAC Protocol Based on Directional Antenna and Busy-tone for Ad Hoc Networks". IEEE Milcom, Oct 2002.
  14. Z. Huang, and C.-C. Shen, "A Comparison Study of Omnidirectional and Directional MAC Protocols for Ad Hoc Networks". IEEE Globcom, 2002
  15. Z. Huang, C.-C. Shen, C. Srisathapornphat, and C. Jaikaeo, "Topology Control for Ad Hoc Networks with Directional Antennas". 11th Int. Conf. on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN 02)
  16. C. Srisathapornphat, and C.-C. Shen, "Energy Consumption Behaviour and Performance of Directional Virtual Carrier Sensing Schemes". WCNC 2003
  17. Thanasis Korakis and Gentian Jakllari and Leandros Tassiulas, "A MAC protocol for full exploitation of directional antennas in ad-hoc wireless networks". 4th ACM Int. Symp. on Mobile ad hoc networking and Computing
  18. C.-C. Shen, and C. Jaikaeo, "Multicast Communication in Ad Hoc Networks with Directional Antennas". 12th International Conference on Computer Communications


Ad-hoc Networks

  1. Maarit Hietalahti, Key Establishment in Ad-Hoc Networks,HUT TML 2000,Seminar on Network Security, 2000
  2. Giuseppe Ateniese, Michael Steiner, Gene Tsudik, Authenticated Group Key Agreement and Friends,Conference on Computer and Communications Security,pp 17- 26, 1998, San Frnacisco, USA
  3. N Asokan, P Ginzboorg, Key Agreement in Ad-Hoc Networks, Computer Communications, 23:1627-1637,2000
  4. Yongdae Kim, Adrian Perrig, Gene Tsudik ,Tree Based Group key Agreement ,In submission, December 2002
  5. Michael Steiner, Gene Tsudik, Michael Waidner, Key Agreement in Dynamic Peer Groups , IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, August 2000
  6. J.P Hubaux et al., A Quest for Security in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks , MoBiHoc 2001, Long Beach, USA
  7. J. Kong, P. Zerfos, H. Luo, S. Lu, L. Zhang ,Providing Robust and Ubiquitous Security Support for Ad-Hoc Networks ,International Conference on Network Protocols, 2001, Riverside, USA
  8. Vesa Karpijoki ,Security in Ad-Hoc Networks , TML-HUT, 2000
  9. Anne Vanhala ,Security in Ad-HocNetworks , Source: citeseer
  10. Sye Loong Keoh, Emil Lupu, Towards Flexible Credential Verification in Mobile Ad-hoc Networks , POMC 02,Toulouse, France, 2002
  11. Yih-Chu Hu, Adrian Perrig, David B. Johnson, Ariadne:A Secure On Demand Routing Protocol for Ad-Hoc Networks , MobiCom 2002, Atlanta, USA
  12. Lidong Zhu, Zygmunt J. Haas ,Securing Ad-hoc Networks , IEEE Network, November/December 1999

Sensor Networks

  1. Adrian Perrig et al. , SPINS: Security Protocols for Sensor Networks , ACM Wireless Networks, September 2002
  2. D. W Carman et al. , Energy-Efficient and Low Latecy Key Management for Sensor Networks , Source:
  3. Chris Karlof and David Wagner , Secure Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks: Attacks and Countermeasures ,First IEEE International Workshop on Sensor Network Protocols and Applications , May 2003
  4. Jeffery Undercoffer et al. , Security for Sensor Networks, Source: University of Maryland, Baltimore County website.
  5. Y.W. Law, S. Dulman, S. Etalle and P. Havinga. Assessing Security-Critical Energy-Efficient Sensor Networks, Department of Computer Science, University of Twente, Technical Report TR-CTIT-02-18, Jul 2002.
  6. Laurent Eschenauer , Virgil D. Gilor , A Key Managemt Scheme for Distributed Sensor Networks , ACM Conference on Computer and Communication Security, 2002, Washington DC, USA

Trust Based Pervasive Computing

  1. Lalana  Kagal, Tim  Finin, Anupam  Joshi , Trust Based Security in Pervasive Computing Environments , IEEE Computer, December 2001
  2. Lalana Kagal et al. , A Framework for Distributed Trust Management , Source: citeseer
  3. Lalana Kagal et al. , Security Architecture Based on Trust Management for Pervasive Computing Systems , Source: citeseer
  4. Narender Shankar , William A. Arbaugh , Trust for Ubiquitous Computing , Source: citeseer
  5. Colin English et al. ,Dynamic Trust Models for Ubiquitous Computing Environments , Source: University of Karlsruhe, Informatics Institute
  6. R. Yahalom, B. Klein, Th. Beth , Trust Relationship in Secure Systems - A Distributed Authentication Perspective , IEEE Computer Society Symposium, May 1993, Pg 150-164


  1. Mark D. Corner , Brian D. Noble , Zero Interaction Authentication , MobiComp 2002, Atlanta, USA
  2. Xiaodong Jiang, James Landay , Modelling Privacy Control in Context Aware Applications , IEEE Pervasive Computing , July- September 2002
  3. Danilo Bruschi , Emilia Rosti ,Secure Multicast in Wireless Networks of Mobile Hosts: Protocols and Issues , Mobile Networks and Applications ,December 2002




  1. Assessing technological barriers to telemedicine: technology-management implications Paul, D.L.; Pearlson, K.E.; McDaniel, R.R., Jr.; Engineering Management, IEEE Transactions on , Volume: 46 Issue: 3 , Aug 1999 Page(s): 279 -288
  2. Multimedia systems for telemedicine and their communications requirements Cabral, J.E., Jr.; Yongmin Kim; IEEE Communications Magazine , Volume: 34 Issue: 7 , Jul 1996, Page(s): 20 -27
  3. Disease Management Via Telehealth: Technology Tools for the Year 2005 by Loretta Schlachta-Fairchild, RN, PhD(c), CHE
  4. Telemedicine overview and summary Zach, S.;Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Israel, 1996., Nineteenth Convention of , 5-6 Nov 1996,Page(s): 409 -412
  5. Remote system for patient monitoring using bluetooth Andreasson, J.; Ekstrom, M.; Fard, A.; Castaho, J.G.; Johnson, T.;Sensors, 2002. Proceedings of IEEE , Volume: 1 , 2002 Page(s): 304 -307
  6. Usage of bluetooth in wireless sensors for tele-healthcare Hung, K.; Zhang, Y.T.;[Engineering in Medicine and Biology, 2002. 24th Annual Conference and the Annual Fall Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society] EMBS/BMES Conference, 2002. Proceedings of the Second Joint , Volume: 3 , 2002 Page(s): 1881 -1882
  7. Wireless Communication in Telemedicine using Bluetooth and IEEE 802.11b Magnus Berggren, Department of Information Technology, Uppsala University, Sweden
  8. A Review of Implantable Sensor Technology Dr. J. Mc Laughlin NIBEC : UU
  9. A twenty-four hour tele-nursing system using a ring sensor Boo-Ho Yang; Sokwoo Rhee; Asada, H.H.; Robotics and Automation, 1998. Proceedings. 1998 IEEE International Conference on , Volume: 1 , 16-20 May 1998 Page(s): 387 -392 vol.1
  10. Dependability Issues of Pervasive Computing in a Healthcare Environment by Jurgen Bohn, Felix Gartner, and Harald Vogt in "First International Conference on Security in Pervasive Computing"
  11. Key factors for personal health monitoring and diagnosis devices by Schwaibold M, Gmelin M, von Wagner G, Schochlin J, Bolz A

Sensor Networks

  1. Vivek Raghunathan Issues in Wireless Sensor Networks Vivek Raghunathan and Roberto Solis (ps), ECE497 Survey Paper Spring 2002
  2. I.F. Akyildiz, W. Su, Y. Shankarasubramaniam, E. Cayirci Wireless Sensor Networks: A Survey


  1. C. Furse, H.K. Lai, C. Estes, A. Mahadik, A. Duncan, An implantable Antenna for Communication with Implantable Medical Devices, 1999 IEEE Antennas and Propagation/ URSI International Symposium, Orlando FL.
  2. C. Furse, R. Mohan, A. Jayakar, S. Karidehal, B. McCleod, S. Going, A Biocompatible Antenna for Communication with Implantable Medical Devices, 2001 IEEE International Symposium.
  3. N. Kuster, Q. Balzano, Energy Absorption Mechanism by Biological Bodies in the Near Field of Dipole Antennas Above 300 MHz, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Volume 41, No.1 February 1992.
  4. Crumley, G.C.; Evans, N.E.; Scanlon, W.G.; Burns, J.B.; Trouton, T.G., The design and performance of a 2.5-GHz telecommand link for wireless biomedical monitoring, Information Technology in Biomedicine, IEEE Transactions on , Volume: 4 Issue: 4 , Dec. 2000 Page(s): 285 -291.
  5. Scanlon, W.G.; Burns, B.; Evans, N.E., Radiowave propagation from a tissue-implanted source at 418 MHz and 916.5 MHz, Biomedical Engineering, IEEE Transactions on , Volume: 47 Issue: 4 , April 2000 Page(s): 527 -534.



  1. D. Nicolescu and B. Nath, Ad-Hoc Positioning Systems (APS), In Proceedings of IEEE GLOBECOM `01, November 2001.
  2. N. Bulusu, J. Heidemann, and D. Estrin, Adaptive beacon Placement, Proceedings of the Twenty First International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS-21), Phoenix, Arizona, April 2001.
  3. N. B. Priyantha, A. Chakraborty, and H. Balakrishnan. The Cricket location-support system. In MobiCom 2000.
  4. DEAPspace: transient ad-hoc networking of pervasive devices, Reto Hermann, Dirk Husemann, Michael Moser, Michael Nidd, Christian Rohner, Andreas Schade, November 2000, Proceedings of the 1st ACM international symposium on Mobile ad hoc networking & computing.
  5. N. Bulusu, J. Heidemann, and D. Estrin, GPS-less Low Cost Outdoor Localization for Very Small Devices, Proceedings of the IEEE Personal Communications Magazine, vol. 7, no. 5, pp. 28--34, Oct. 2000.
  6. Jeffrey Hightower and Gaetano Borriello. August 2001. A Survey and Taxonomy of Location Systems for Ubiquitous Computing. Extended paper from Computer, 34(8) p57-66, August 2001.
  7. Lionel M. Ni, Yunhao Liu, Yiu Cho Lau, Abhishek P. Patil, LANDMARC: Indoor Location Sensing Using Active RFID, First IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom'03) March 23 - 26, 2003
  8. Yi Shang, Wheeler Ruml, Ying Zhang, Markus P. J. Fromherz, Sensor networks: Localization from mere connectivity, June 2003, Proceedings of the 4th ACM international symposium on Mobile ad hoc networking & computing.
  9. Time synch and localization: Using proximity and quantized RSS for sensor localization in wireless networks, Neal Patwari, Alfred O. Hero, September 2003, Proceedings of the 2nd ACM international conference on Wireless sensor networks and applications.
  10. Location Discovery and Network Management: A directionality based location discovery scheme for wireless sensor networks, Asis Nasipuri, Kai Li, September 2002, Proceedings of the 1st ACM international workshop on Wireless sensor networks and applications.
  11. S. Meguerdichian, S. Slijepcevic, V. Karayan, M. Potkonjak, Localized Algorithms in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks: Location Discovery and Sensor Exposure, Proc. ACM MobiHoc01, pp. 106-116, 2001
  12. A. Savvides, C. Han, M. B. Strivastava. Dynamic finegrained localization in Ad-Hoc networks of sensors. MOBICOM, pp. 166 - 179, 2001.
  13. M. Spreitzer and M. Theimer. Providing location information in a ubiquitous computing environment. In SOSP 1993, pages 27(3283, Asheville, NC.
  14. The n-hop multilateration primitive for node localization problems, Andreas Savvides, Heemin Park, Mani B. Srivastava, August 2003, Mobile Networks and Applications,  Volume 8 Issue 4
  15. P. Bahl and V.N. Padmanabhan, RADAR: An in-building RFbased user location and tracking system, in Procedings of INFOCOM, 2000.
  16. T. He, C. Huang, B. M. Blum,J. A. Stankovic,and T. F. Abdelzaher. Range-Free Localization Schemes in Large Scale Sensor Networks, CS-TR2003 -06. Submit to MobiCom 2003.
  17. Nirupama Bulusu, Vladimir Bychkovskiy, Deborah Estrin and John Heidemann, Scalable, Ad Hoc Deployable RF-based Localization. In Proceedings of the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference 2002, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. October 2002.
  18. Secure verification of location claims, Naveen Sastry, Umesh Shankar, David Wagner, September 2003, Proceedings of the 2003 ACM workshop on Wireless security.
  19. Self-Configuring Localization Systems: Design and Experimental Evaluation, NIRUPAMA BULUSU, JOHN HEIDEMANN, UCLA.
  20. Wireless LAN location-sensing for security applications, Ping Tao, Algis Rudys, Andrew M. Ladd, Dan S. Wallach, September 2003, Proceedings of the 2003 ACM workshop on Wireless security


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