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  • Bluetooth mesh energy consumption: a model 

    Darroudi, Seyed Mahdi; Caldera-Sànchez, Raül; Gómez Montenegro, Carlos (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-03-12)
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    The recent publication of the Bluetooth Mesh standard is a remarkable milestone in the evolution of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE). As a new technology in the Internet of Things (IoT) market, it is crucial to investigate the ...
  • ETDP: enhanced topology discovery protocol for software-defined networks 

    Ochoa Aday, Leonardo; Cervelló Pastor, Cristina; Fernández Fernández, Adriana (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019-01-01)
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    Discovering network elements in a dynamic and optimized manner and being able to contend with ever-growing traffic is a key requirement for current networking environments. In software-defined networks (SDNs), the controller ...
  • A LoRaWAN testbed design for supporting critical situations: prototype and evaluation 

    Navarro Ortiz, Jorge; Ramos Muñoz, Juan J.; López Soler, Juan M.; Cervelló Pastor, Cristina; Catalán Cid, Marisa (2019-01-01)
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    The Internet of Things is one of the hottest topics in communications today, with current revenues of $151B, around 7 billion connected devices, and an unprecedented growth expected for next years. A massive number of ...
  • Latency-aware cost optimization of the service infrastructure placement in 5G networks 

    Santoyo González, Alejandro; Cervelló Pastor, Cristina (2018-07-15)
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    Under 5G use case scenarios latency is a main challenge that must be addressed, since mission critical environments are mostly delay sensitive. To achieve this goal, the service infrastructure placement optimization is ...
  • Voxel-based simulation approach for molecular communications via diffusion 

    Yilmaz, Hüseyin Birkan; Gutiérrez, Xabier; Seyfettin Demirkol, Ilker (2018-12-01)
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    Molecular communications via diffusion (MCvD) systems are easily simulated for micro-scale topologies and applications. On the other hand, due to the high path loss, there is a need for the emission of a very large number ...
  • Molecular signal modeling of a partially counting absorbing spherical receiver 

    Akdeniz, Bayram Cevdet; Turgut, Nafi Ahmet; Yilmaz, Hüseyin Birkan; Chae, Chan-Byoung; Tugcu, Tuna; Pusane, Ali Emre (2018-08-16)
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    To communicate at the nanoscale, researchers have proposed molecular communication as an energy-efficient solution. The drawback to this solution is that the histogram of the molecules’ hitting times, which constitute the ...
  • Evolutionary 4G/5G network architecture assisted efficient handover signaling 

    Jain, Akshay; López Aguilera, M. Elena; Seyfettin Demirkol, Ilker (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018-12-06)
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    Future wireless networks are expected to be ultra-dense and heterogeneous not just in terms of the number and type of base stations but also in terms of the number of users and the application types they access. Such a ...
  • An NFV-based energy scheduling algorithm for a 5G enabled fleet of programmable unmanned aerial vehicles 

    Tipantuña, Christian; Hesselbach Serra, Xavier; Sánchez Aguero, Víctor; Valera Pintor, Francisco; Vidal Fernández, Iván; Nogales Dorado, Borja (2019-01-01)
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    The fifth generation of mobile networks (5G) is expected to provide diverse and stringent improvements such as greater connectivity, bandwidth, throughput, availability, improved coverage, and lower latency. Considering ...
  • A Sigfox energy consumption model 

    Gómez Montenegro, Carlos; Veras Revelles, Juan Carlos; Vidal Ferré, Rafael; Casals Ibáñez, Lluís; Paradells Aspas, Josep (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-02-07)
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    Sigfox has become one of the main Low-Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) technologies, as it has attracted the attention of the industry, academy and standards development organizations in recent years. Sigfox devices, such ...
  • Internet of Things for enabling smart environments: a technology-centric perspective 

    Gómez Montenegro, Carlos; Chessa, Stefano; Fleury, Anthony; Roussos, George; Preuveneers, Davy (2019-01-24)
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    The Internet of Things (IoT) is a computing paradigm whereby everyday life objects are augmented with computational and wireless communication capabilities, typically through the incorporation of resource-constrained devices ...
  • Knowledge sharing in the health scenario 

    LLuch Ariet, Magi; Brugues de la Torre, Albert; Vallverdú Bayés, Sisco; Pegueroles Vallés, Josep R. (2014-11-28)
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    The understanding of certain data often requires the collection of similar data from different places to be analysed and interpreted. Interoperability standards and ontologies, are facilitating data interchange around the ...
  • Management and orchestration challenges in network functions virtualization 

    Mijumbi, Rashid; Serrat Fernández, Juan; Gorricho Moreno, Juan Luis; Latré, Steven; Charalambides, Marinos; Lopez, Diego (2016-01)
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    NFV continues to draw immense attention from researchers in both industry and academia. By decoupling NFs from the physical equipment on which they run, NFV promises to reduce CAPEX and OPEX, make networks more scalable ...

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