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

  • 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)
    Article
    Open Access
    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 ...
  • An online power-aware routing in SDN with congestion-avoidance traffic reallocation 

    Fernández Fernández, Adriana; Cervelló Pastor, Cristina; Ochoa Aday, Leonardo; Grosso, P. (2018)
    Conference report
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    Software-Defined Networks (SDN) can be seen as a promising alternative to achieve the long-awaited power efficiency in current communications systems. In these programmable networks a power-aware mechanism could be easily ...
  • Guia bàsica de recomanacions pel desenvolupament d’apps de salut i atenció social 

    Alcober Segura, Jesús Ángel; Oller Arcas, Antonio (2018-08)
    External research report
    Open Access
    Aquesta guia està destinada a totes aquelles persones que desitgin iniciar-se en l’entorn mHealth i vulguin tenir una visió general de quins són els aspectes que cal tenir en compte a l’hora de desenvolupar una aplicació ...
  • Latency-aware cost optimization of the service infrastructure placement in 5G networks 

    Santoyo González, Alejandro; Cervelló Pastor, Cristina (2018-07-15)
    Article
    Open Access
    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 ...
  • 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)
    Article
    Open Access
    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 ...
  • Deliverable DJRA1.3: Tool prototype for creating and stitching multiple network resources for virtual infrastructures 

    Cervelló Pastor, Cristina; Monje Hernández, Álvaro; Óskarsson, Ásgeir (2010-12-23)
    External research report
    Open Access
    This document reports the final results of JRA1.2 Activity in the development of a tool prototype for creating sets ofvirtual resourcesinFEDERICA.The prototype goal is to simplify and automate part of the work for NOC.The ...
  • Deliverable DJRA1.2. Solutions and protocols proposal for the network control, management and monitoring in a virtualized network context 

    Cervelló Pastor, Cristina; Machado, Roberto; Monje Hernández, Álvaro; Óskarsson, Ásgeir (2009-10-30)
    External research report
    Open Access
    This deliverable goes further on the research aspects within FEDERICA. First of all the architecture of the control plane for the FEDERICA infrastructure will be defined. Several possibilities could be implemented, using ...
  • Deliverable JRA1.1: Evaluation of current network control and management planes for multi-domain network infrastructure 

    Cervelló Pastor, Cristina; Machado, Roberto (2008-07-31)
    External research report
    Open Access
    The scope of this deliverable is mainly focused on the virtualisation of the resources within a network and at processing nodes. The virtualization of the FEDERICA infrastructure allows the provisioning of its available ...
  • The roll of Data Distribution Service in failure-aware SDN controllers 

    Llorens Carrodeguas, Alejandro; Cervelló Pastor, Cristina; Leyva Pupo, Irian; Navarro Ortiz, Jorge; López-Soler, Juan Manuel (Unión Científica Internacional de Radio (URSI), 2018)
    Conference report
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    The necessity of a flexible, scalable, faster and programmable network to offer new services are challenging to telecommunication operators. These characteristics along with robustness and availability are essential in ...
  • A latency-constrained framework for edge nodes placement optimization in 5G networks 

    Santoyo González, Alejandro; Cervelló Pastor, Cristina (Unión Científica Internacional de Radio (URSI), 2018)
    Conference report
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    Latency is a main challenge for most 5G use cases, since mission critical environments are mostly delay sensitive. Edge Computing has become the main technological candidate to overcome this problem. However, under such ...
  • A framework for placement and optimization of network functions in 5G 

    Leyva Pupo, Irian; Cervelló Pastor, Cristina; Llorens Carrodeguas, Alejandro (Unión Científica Internacional de Radio (URSI), 2018)
    Conference report
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    In this paper, we propose an architecture for the 5G core network using Software Defined Networks (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) technologies. Moreover, based on this architecture, we design a framework ...
  • An integrated SDN-based architecture for Passive Optical Networks 

    Khalili, Hamzeh; Rincón Rivera, David; Sallent Ribes, Sebastián; Piney da Silva, José Ramón (InTech, 2018-09-19)
    Part of book or chapter of book
    Open Access
    Passive Optical Network (PON) are often managed by non-flexible, proprietary network management systems. Software Defined Networking (SDN) opens the way for a more efficient operation and management of networks. We describe ...

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