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  • An energy efficient protocol architecture for m-Health systems 

    Tennina, Stefano; Kartsakli, Elli; Graziosi, Fabio; Santos, Manuel; Lalos, Aristeidis; Antonopoulos, Angelos; Mekikis, Prodromos Vasileios; Di Renzo, Marco; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga; Verikoukis, Christos (2014)
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    Contemporary technologies as implemented in the field of health care have provided the everyday clinical practice with a plethora of tools to be used in various settings. However, from all established and emerging applications, ...
  • A protocol architecture for energy efficient and pervasive eHealth systems 

    Tennina, Stefano; Di Renzo, Marco; Kartsakli, Elli; Graziosi, Fabio; Lalos, Aristeidis; Antonopoulos, Angelos; Mekikis, Prodromos Vasileios; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga; Verikoukis, Christos (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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    The design of new and more pervasive healthcare systems has been fostered by the increased expectancy of life in the coming years. In this field, distributed and networked wireless embedded systems, such as Wireless Sensor ...
  • Communication recovery with emergency aerial networks 

    Mekikis, Prodromos Vasileios; Antonopoulos, Angelos; Kartsakli, Elli; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga; Verikoukis, Christos (2017-08-01)
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    In spite of the significant advancements in wireless connectivity, the static form of the network infrastructure cannot guarantee an uninterrupted operation of the ever-growing wireless consumer electronics in emergency ...
  • Connectivity analysis in clustered wireless sensor networks powered by solar energy 

    Mekikis, Prodromos Vasileios; Kartsakli, Elli; Antonopoulos, Angelos; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga; Verikoukis, Christos (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018-04)
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    Emerging 5G communication paradigms, such as machine-type communication, have triggered an explosion in ad-hoc applications that require connectivity among the nodes of wireless networks. Ensuring a reliable network operation ...
  • Connectivity analysis in wireless-powered sensor networks with battery-less devices 

    Mekikis, Prodromos Vasileios; Antonopoulos, Angelos; Kartsakli, Elli; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga; Verikoukis, Christos (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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    The emerging Internet of Things paradigm has triggered an explosion in ad-hoc applications that require connectivity among the nodes of wireless networks. However, the channel randomness and the random deployment of such ...
  • Connectivity of large-scale WSNs in fading environments under different routing mechanisms 

    Mekikis, Prodromos Vasileios; Kartsakli, Elli; Lalos, Aristeidis; Antonopoulos, Angelos; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga; Verikoukis, Christos (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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    As the number of nodes in wireless sensor networks (WSNs) increases, new challenges have to be faced in order to maintain their performance. A fundamental requirement of several applications is the correct transmission of ...
  • Connectivity of large-scale WSNs in fading environments under different routing Mechanisms 

    Antonopoulos, Angelos; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga; Verikoukis, Christos; Lalos, Aristeidis; Mekikis, Prodromos Vasileios; Kartsakli, Elli (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, 2015-06-12)
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    As the number of nodes in wireless sensor networks (WSNs) increases, new challenges have to be faced in order to maintain their performance. A fundamental requirement of several applications is the correct transmission of ...
  • Design and stochastic analysis of emerging large-scale wireless-powered sensor networks 

    Mekikis, Prodromos Vasileios (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-11-13)
    Doctoral thesis
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    Undeniably, the progress in wireless networks during the last two decades is extraordinary. However, the ever-increasing upward trend in the numbers of wireless devices that will overwhelm every field of our everyday life, ...
  • Enhancing quality of life with wireless sensor technology 

    Kartsakli, Elli; Antonopoulos, Angelos; Tennina, Stefano; Lalos, Aristeidis; Mekikis, Prodromos Vasileios; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga; Graziosi, Fabio; Di Renzo, Marco; Verikoukis, Christos (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013-12)
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    A co-operative project involving both industry and academia is designing an innovative Wireless Sensor Network for more effective healthcare of elders. The median age of the world population has shown a steady increase ...
  • Flexible aerial relay nodes for communication recovery and D2D relaying 

    Mekikis, Prodromos Vasileios; Kartsakli, Elli; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga; Verikoukis, Christos (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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    Current mobile communication infrastructure may fail in cases where low coverage areas suddenly become overcrowded by mobile devices or in natural disasters. In this paper, we propose the use of flexible aerial relay (FAR) ...
  • Information exchange in randomly deployed dense WSNs with wireless energy harvesting capabilities 

    Mekikis, Prodromos Vasileios; Antonopoulos, Angelos; Kartsakli, Elli; Lalos, Aristeidis; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga; Verikoukis, Christos (2016-04-01)
    Article
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    As large-scale dense and often randomly deployed wireless sensor networks (WSNs) become widespread, local information exchange between colocated sets of nodes may play a significant role in handling the excessive traffic ...
  • Stochastic modeling of wireless charged wearables for reliable health monitoring in hospital environments 

    Mekikis, Prodromos Vasileios; Antonopoulos, Angelos; Kartsakli, Elli; Passas, Nikos; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga; Verikoukis, Christos (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    As wearables provide new health-related functionalities, they can be employed in hospitals to monitor patients and notify the medical personnel regarding their status. However, in order to be approved by the medical ...
  • Two-tier cellular random network planning for minimum deployment cost 

    Mekikis, Prodromos Vasileios; Kartsakli, Elli; Antonopoulos, Angelos; Lalos, Aristeidis; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga; Verikoukis, Christos (2014)
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    Random dense deployment of heterogeneous networks (HetNets), consisting of macro base stations (BS) and small cells (SC), can provide higher quality of service (QoS) while increasing the energy efficiency of the cellular ...
  • Wireless energy harvesting in two-way network coded cooperative communications: a stochastic approach for large scale networks 

    Mekikis, Prodromos Vasileios; Lalos, Aristeidis; Antonopoulos, Angelos; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga; Verikoukis, Christos (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2014-04-29)
    Article
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    In this letter, we study the performance of Network Coding (NC)-aided cooperative communications in large scale networks, where the relays are able to harvest energy emitted by wireless transmissions. In particular, we ...
  • WSN4QoL: a WSN-oriented healthcare system architecture 

    Tennina, Stefano; Di Renzo, Marco; Kartsakli, Elli; Graziosi, Fabio; Lalos, Aristeidis; Antonopoulos, Angelos; Mekikis, Prodromos Vasileios; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga (2014-05-06)
    Article
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    People worldwide are getting older and this fact has pushed the need for designing new, more pervasive, and possibly cost effective healthcare systems. In this field, distributed and networked embedded systems, such as ...
  • WSN4QoL: wireless sensor networks for quality of life 

    Tennina, Stefano; Kartsakli, Elli; Lalos, Aristeidis; Antonopoulos, Angelos; Mekikis, Prodromos Vasileios; Di Renzo, Marco; Zacchia Lun, Yuriy; Graziosi, Fabio; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga; Verikoukis, Christos (2013)
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    Life expectancy is projected to increase significantly in the coming years. This fact has pushed the need for designing new and more pervasive healthcare systems. In this field, distributed and networked embedded systems, ...
  • WSN4QoL: WSNs for remote patient monitoring in e-Health applications 

    Tennina, Stefano; Santos, Manuel; Mesodiakaki, Agapi; Mekikis, Prodromos Vasileios; Antonopoulos, Angelos; di Renzo, Marco; Stavridis, Athanasios; Graziosi, Fabio; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga; Verikoukis, Christos (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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    Contemporary technologies as implemented in the field of healthcare have provided the everyday clinical practice with a plethora of tools to be used in various settings. In this field, distributed and networked embedded ...