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  • Assessing LoRa for satellite-to-Earth communications considering the impact of Ionospheric Scintillation 

    Fernandez Capon, Lara Pilar; Ruiz De Azúa Ortega, Juan Adrián; Calveras Augé, Anna M.; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-09-07)
    Article
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    Since the appearance of 5G, Internet of Things (IoT) has gained an increased interest, with multiple technologies emerging and converging to cover different user needs. One of the biggest challenges today is to have global ...
  • Adaptive energy management in 5G network slicing: Requirements, architecture, and strategies 

    Tipantuña Tenelema, Christian José; Hesselbach Serra, Xavier (2020-08-02)
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    Energy consumption is a critical issue for the communications network operators, impacting deeply the cost of the services, as well as the ecological footprint. Network slicing architecture for 5G mobile communications ...
  • Bluetooth Low Energy mesh networks: a standards perspective 

    Darroudi, Seyed Mahdi; Gómez Montenegro, Carlos; Crowcroft, Jon (2020)
    Article
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    Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) mesh networking is an emerging technology domain that promises an important role in the Internet of Things. Significant market opportunities for BLE mesh networking have motivated the recent ...
  • Challenges on the way of implementing TCP over 5G networks 

    Poorzare, Reza; Calveras Augé, Anna M. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-09-24)
    Article
    Open Access
    5G cellular communication, especially with its hugely available bandwidth provided by millimeter-wave, is a promising technology to fulfill the coming high demand for vast data rates. These networks can support new use ...
  • A deep reinforcement learning-based algorithm for reliability-aware multi-domain service deployment in smart ecosystems 

    Kibalya, Godfrey Mirondo; Serrat Fernández, Juan; Gorricho Moreno, Juan Luis; Okello, Dorothy; Zhang, Peiying (2020-10-05)
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    The transition towards full network virtualization will see services for smart ecosystems including smart metering, healthcare and transportation among others, being deployed as Service Function Chains (SFCs) comprised of ...
  • Improved selection of the best forwarding candidate in 3MRP for VANETs 

    Mohamad Mezher, Ahmad; Lemus Cárdenas, Leticia; Cárdenas Barrera, Julián; Castillo Guerra, Eduardo; Meng, Julian; Aguilar Igartua, Mónica (2019)
    Conference report
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    The design of different metrics in hop-by-hop routing protocols for vehicular ad hoc networks (VANETs) has been investigated with the clear objective to improve the performance of VANETs in terms of packet losses and average ...
  • End-to-end KPI analysis in converged fixed-mobile networks 

    Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Richart Gutiérrez, Matías Mario; Castro Casales, Alberto; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The independent operation of mobile and fixed network segments is one of the main barriers that prevents improving network performance while reducing capital expenditures coming from overprovisioning. In particular, a ...
  • 3MRP+: an improved multimetric geographical routing protocol for VANETs 

    Lemus Cárdenas, Leticia; Mezher, Ahmad Mohamad; López Márquez, Nely Patricia; Barbecho Bautista, Pablo Andrés; Cárdenas Barrera, Julián; Aguilar Igartua, Mónica (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2018)
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    The design of routing protocols in vehicular ad hoc networks (VANETs) is fundamental to achieve a high packets’ delivery ratio. Routing protocols whose operation considers the nodes’ positions use updated routing information ...
  • Large-scale simulations manager tool for OMNeT ++: expediting simulations and post-processing analysis 

    Barbecho Bautista, Pablo Andrés; Urquiza Aguiar, Luis Felipe; Lemus Cárdenas, Leticia; Aguilar Igartua, Mónica (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-06-21)
    Article
    Open Access
    Usually, simulations are the first approach to evaluate wireless and mobile networks due to the difficulties involved in deploying real test scenarios. Working with simulations, testing, and validating the target network ...
  • A novel dissemination protocol to deploy opportunistic services in federated satellite systems 

    Ruiz De Azúa Ortega, Juan Adrián; Calveras Augé, Anna M.; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-08-03)
    Article
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    The Earth Observation community is demanding new satellite applications that cover the need of monitoring different areas with high spatial resolution and short revisit times. These applications will generate huge amounts ...
  • Deployment of OMNET++ 

    Maygua-Marcillo, Lesly; Urquiza Aguiar, Luis Felipe; Paredes Paredes, Martha; Barbecho Bautista, Pablo Andrés (2018-07-17)
    External research report
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    Nowadays, network simulators are frequently used to study services, applications and to solve problems in complex scenarios of communications. For this reason, the objective of this article is to introduce detailed information ...
  • A testbed based performance evaluation of smart grid wireless neighborhood area networks routing protocols 

    Astudillo León, Juan Pablo; Cruz Llopis, Luis Javier de la (IOS Press, 2020)
    Conference report
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    Smart Grid networks have a data communication network associated with the electrical energy distribution infrastructure. This network connects all the sub- scribers’ homes with the data control centers of the supplying ...

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