El grup de recerca té com a objectius dissenyar, analitzar i avaluar nous protocols, xarxes de transport i accés i serveis de nova generació d'Internet, fonamentant-se en el coneixement per part dels membres del grup de models de trànsit i tomografia de xarxa, protocols de transport, de xarxa i d'accés al medi, modelització i disseny de serveis, tecnologies de transport i accés elèctric, òptic i sense fils, i mecanismes de senyalització i gestió de xarxes.

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Recent Submissions

  • Design and evaluation of ECO: an augmentative and alternative communication tool 

    Guasch Murillo, Daniel; Martín Escalona, Israel; Macías Iglesias, Jose Antonio; Francisco Gilmartín, Virginia; Hervás Ballesteros, Raquel; Moreno López, Lourdes; Bautista Blasco, Susana (Springer, 2021-05-20)
    Article
    Open Access
    Current technology provides new challenges to improve skills on people with special necessities. In fact, persons with com-munications needs can take advantage of new devices and mobile applications to interact and communicate ...
  • Nano-networks communication architecture: modeling and functions 

    Galal Mahmoud Ibrahim, Akram; Hesselbach Serra, Xavier (2018-09)
    Article
    Open Access
    Nano-network is a communication network at the Nano-scale between Nano-devices. Nano-devices face certain challenges in functionalities, because of limitations in their processing capabilities and power management. Hence, ...
  • A multi-Site NFV testbed for experimentation with SUAV-based 5G vertical services 

    Vidal Fernández, Iván; Nogales Dorado, Borja; Valera Pintor, Francisco; González Blázquez, Luis Félix; Sánchez Aguero, Víctor; Jacob Taquet, Eduardo; Cervelló Pastor, Cristina (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-06-12)
    Article
    Open Access
    With the advent of 5G technologies, vertical markets have been placed at the forefront, as fundamental drivers and adopters of technical developments and new business models. Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (SUAVs) are ...
  • Novel NFV aware network service for intelligent network slicing based on squatting-kicking model 

    Hamouda, Ahmed Mohamed Abdelaty Elmekkawi; Hesselbach Serra, Xavier; Piney da Silva, José Ramón (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-12-15)
    Article
    Open Access
    Future networks starting from 5G will depend on network slicing to meet a wide range of network services (NSs) with various quality of service (QoS) requirements. With the powerful Network Function Virtualization (NFV) ...
  • Deep learning at the mobile edge: Opportunities for 5G networks 

    McClellan, Miranda; Cervelló Pastor, Cristina; Sallent Ribes, Sebastián (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2020-07-09)
    Article
    Open Access
    Mobile edge computing (MEC) within 5G networks brings the power of cloud computing, storage, and analysis closer to the end-user. The increased speeds and reduced delay enable novel applications such as connected vehicles, ...
  • Leveraging SDN-based management for improved traffic scheduling in PONs 

    Zehri, Mohammad Habib; Haastrup, Adebanjo; Rincón Rivera, David; Piney da Silva, José Ramón; Sallent Ribes, Sebastián; Bazzi, Ali (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
    Conference report
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    Building on top of an Software-Defined Networking (SDN)-based management architecture developed in previous works, we add advanced traffic scheduling, QoS and energy saving features to Time- and Wavelength Division Passive ...
  • Atenea exams, an IMS LTI application to solve scalability problems: A study case 

    Alier Forment, Marc; Casany Guerrero, María José; Llorens García, Ariadna; Alcober Segura, Jesús Ángel; Prat Farran, Joana d'Arc (2021-01-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    In 2004, the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya decided to change one of its critical and strategic information services: the online teaching support platform. An Open Source software, Moodle, was adopted and the previous ...
  • Nfv-enabled efficient renewable and non-renewable energy management: requirements and algorithms 

    Tipantuña Tenelema, Christian José; Hesselbach Serra, Xavier (2020-10-14)
    Article
    Open Access
    The increasing worldwide energy demand, the CO2 emissions generated due to the production and use of energy, climate change, and the depletion of natural resources are important concerns that require new solutions for ...
  • Adaptive energy management in 5G network slicing: Requirements, architecture, and strategies 

    Tipantuña Tenelema, Christian José; Hesselbach Serra, Xavier (2020-08-02)
    Article
    Open Access
    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 ...
  • Probability-based path discovery protocol for electromagnetic nano-networks 

    Galal Mahmoud Ibrahim, Akram; Hesselbach Serra, Xavier (2020-06-19)
    Article
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    One of the major challenges for nano-network is the forfeit of communication protocols to exploit the potential communication between nano-machines forming fully operational nano-network. Because nano-machines face some ...
  • Intelligent optimization and machine learning for 5G network control and management 

    Hernández Chulde, Carlos Efrén; Cervelló Pastor, Cristina (Springer, 2019)
    Conference report
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    The adoption of Software Define Networking (SDN), Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and Machine Learning (ML) will play a key role in the control and management of 5G network slices to fulfill the specific requirements ...
  • NFV/SDN enabled architecture for efficient adaptive management of renewable and non-renewable energy 

    Tipantuña Tenelema, Christian José; Hesselbach Serra, Xavier (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-04-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    Ever-increasing energy consumption, the depletion of non-renewable resources, the climate impact associated with energy generation, and finite energy-production capacity are important concerns that drive the urgent creation ...

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