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  • Speeding up bluetooth mesh 

    Pérez Díaz de Cerio, David; Hernandez Solana, Angela; García Lozano, Mario; Valdovinos Bardají, Antonio; Valenzuela González, José Luis (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021-01-01)
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    Bluetooth has constantly evolved from its cradle in 1997 to the last 5.2 version in 2020. With each update and amendment, it has gained in speed, range, and versatility. One of the latest introductions was the Bluetooth ...
  • BMADS: BLE mesh asynchronous dynamic scanning 

    Pérez Díaz de Cerio, David; Valenzuela González, José Luis; García Lozano, Mario; Hernandez Solana, Angela; Valdovinos, Antonio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021-02-15)
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    The Bluetooth low-energy (BLE) mesh profile, currently standardized by the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG), assumes that friend and relay nodes should be continuously scanning the channel ready to receive any incoming ...
  • Bluetooth mesh analysis, issues, and challenges 

    Hernandez Solana, Angela; Pérez Díaz de Cerio, David; García Lozano, Mario; Valdovinos, Antonio; Valenzuela González, José Luis (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-01-01)
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    BLE is a widely used short-range technology which has gained a relevant position inside the Internet-of-Things (IoT) paradigm development thanks to its simplicity, low-power consumption, low-cost and robustness. New ...
  • Learning-based tracking area list management in 4G and 5G networks 

    Moysen Cortes, Jessica; García Lozano, Mario (2020-08-01)
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    Mobility management in 5G networks is a very challenging issue. It requires novel ideas and improved management so that signaling is kept minimized and far from congesting the network. Mobile networks have become massive ...
  • Machine learning adaptive computational capacity prediction for dynamic resource management in C-RAN 

    Guerra Gómez, Rolando; Ruiz Boqué, Sílvia; García Lozano, Mario; Olmos Bonafé, Juan José (2020-05-23)
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    Efficient computational resource management in 5G Cloud Radio Access Network (C-RAN)environments is a challenging problem because it has to account simultaneously for throughput, latency,power efficiency, and optimization ...
  • Delay and energy consumption analysis of frame slotted ALOHA variants for massive data collection in internet-of-things scenarios 

    Vázquez Gallego, Francisco; Tuset Peiro, Pere; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga; Alonso Zárate, Jesús (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2020-01-01)
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    This paper models and evaluates three FSA-based (Frame Slotted ALOHA) MAC (Medium Access Control) protocols, namely, FSA-ACK (FSA with ACKnowledgements), FSA-FBP (FSA with FeedBack Packets) and DFSA (Dynamic FSA). The ...
  • Energy sharing and trading in multi-operator heterogeneous network deployments 

    Oikonomakou, Maria; Antonopoulos, Angelos; Alonso Zárate, Luis Gonzaga; Verikoukis, Christos (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019-05-01)
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    With a view to the expected increased data traffic volume and energy consumption of the fifth generation networks, the use of renewable energy (RE) sources and infrastructure sharing have been embraced as energy and ...
  • Machine learning techniques applied to multiband spectrum sensing in cognitive radios 

    Molina Tenorio, Yanqueleth; Prieto Guerrero, Alfonso; Aguilar Gomez, Rafael; Ruiz Boqué, Sílvia (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-10-30)
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    In this work, three specific machine learning techniques (neural networks, expectation maximization and k-means) are applied to a multiband spectrum sensing technique for cognitive radios. All of them have been used as a ...
  • Low-cost test measurement setup for real IoT BLE sensor device characterization 

    Pérez Díaz de Cerio, David; Hernandez Solana, Angela; Valdovinos, Antonio; Olmos Bonafé, Juan José; Valenzuela González, José Luis (2019-03-01)
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    The methodology presented in this paper aims to characterize impairments shown by real devices which are usually neglected on standardized tests but that become very important in massive IoT scenarios. For instance, we ...
  • Anti-collision adaptations of BLE active scanning for dense IoT tracking applications 

    Hernandez Solana, Angela; Pérez Díaz de Cerio, David; Valdovinos, Antonio; Valenzuela González, José Luis (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018-09-15)
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    Bluetooth low energy (BLE) is one of most promising technologies to enable the Internet-of-Things (IoT) paradigm. The BLE neighbor discovery process (NDP) based on active scanning may be the core of multiple IoT applications ...
  • Performance study of uplink and downlink splitting in ultradense highly loaded networks 

    Wang, Hui; García Lozano, Mario; Mutafungwa, Edward; Yin, Xuefeng; Ruiz Boqué, Sílvia (2018-07-15)
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    This paper provides new insights into the performance of Uplink and Downlink Splitting (UDS) in highly loaded wireless communication systems, in terms of both serving nodes and the number of users with high traffic activity. ...
  • Conflict resolution in mobile networks: a self-coordination framework based on non-dominated solutions and machine learning for data analytics [Application notes] 

    Moysen Cortes, Jessica; García Lozano, Mario; Giupponi, Lorenza; Ruiz Boqué, Sílvia (2018-05-01)
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    Self-organizing network (SON) is a well-known term used to describe an autonomous cellular network. SON functionalities aim at improving network operational tasks through the capability to configure, optimize and heal ...

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