MESH-WISE is funded by the EU under Call FP7-PEOPLE-2012-IAPP in FP7.

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Seventh Framework Programme

Self-organising MESH Networking with Heterogeneous Wireless Access
News and Events

 

 

[November, 2014]

  • B. Passaro (MobiMESH) starts his secondment at ULUND, Sweden.
  • A. Miliarakis (Forthnet) starts his secondment at ULUND, Sweden.
  • ULUND organizes an open seminar day for MESH-WISE: seconded fellows at ULUND, Sweden, B. Passaro (MobiMESH) and A. Miliarakis (Forthnet) present their background and work ideas during their secondment, while Y. Li (ULUND) presents his work during his secondment in MobiMESH, Italy.
  • M. Pioro (ULUND) delivers project outreach via a short PhD course on "Optimization models for communication network design" at Politechnico di Milano, Italy.
  • On end-to-end delay minimization in wireless network under physical interference model, by Y. Li (ULUND), A. Capone (MobiMESH), and D. Yuan (LiU) accepted by IEEE INFOCOM 2015.

[October, 2014]

  • E. Karamichali (FORTH) starts her secondment at MobiMESH, Italy.
  • MESH-WISE co-organizes with the FP7-SMARTCITIES project RERUM the Workshop on Heterogeneous Networking for the Internet of Things, adjunct to IEEE VTC-Spring 2015, in Glasgow, Scotland, paper submission deadline, on Dec. 17!
  • E. Karamichali (FORTH) delivers a seminar titled "Designing test scenarios for smart mesh networks and analyzing their performance for supporting speech recognition applications" at MobiMESH, Italy.

[September, 2014]

  • Fair Flow Rate Optimization by Effective Placement of Directional Antennas in Wireless Mesh Networks, by Y. Li (ULUND), M. Pioro (ULUND), and B. Landfeldt (ULUND), submitted to Performance evaluation.
  • M. Pioro (ULUND) starts his secondment at MobiMESH, Italy.
  • L. Lei starts his secondment at MobiMESH, Italy.
  • L. Lei gives an outreach talk at the Politecnico di Milano on the topic of Optimizing consecutive-block channel allocation for SC-FDMA with a unified graph labeling algorithm.
  • Maximum Link Activation in Wireless Networks with Cooperative Transmission and Successive Interference Cancellation, by Q. He (LiU), and D. Yuan (LiU), presented at the 25th IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), in Washington, DC USA.
  • M. Pioro (ULUND) delivers a tutorial titled "Flow thinning routing in wireless networks" at MobiMESH, Italy.
  • B. Landfeldt ended his secondment at Forthnet, Greece.
  • The 6th MESH-WISE News Digest is out.

[August, 2014]

  • Simple Network design and Power allocation for 5G Device-to-Device Communication, by S. Fowler (LiU), Y. Li (ULUND), A. Pollastro (MobiMESH), and S. Napoli (MobiMESH), submitted to RESONANT in CAMAD 2014.
  • An Heterogeneous wireless networks testbed for Smart Environment scenarios, by S. Melzi (MobiMESH), S. Napoli (MobiMESH), A. Pollastro (MobiMESH), and S. Fowler (LiU), submitted to RED-IOT in CAMAD 2014.

[July, 2014]

  • G. Vasilakis starts his secondment at FORTH, Greece.
  • FORTH organises a joint session between MESH-WISE, SOrBet (FP7-MC-IAPP) and RERUM (FP7-SMARTCITIES) on July 2nd 2014 at its premises.
  • Forthnet organises a Marie Curie Open Day event on July 3rd 2014. Event takes place at FORTH premices and is joined by some 30 FORTH researchers and UoC Students.
  • B. Landfeldt delivers a tutorial at the Marie Curie Open Day event, organized by FORTH, on the topic of "The end of CSMA and the cooperative road forward".
  • A wireless mesh management system was presented by MobiMESH at the Marie Curie Open Day event, organized by FORTH.
  • Q. He delivers an open seminar at Forthnet, on the topic of "On Optimal Link Activation in Wireless Systems".
  • G. Vasilakis delivers a tutorial at FORTH, on the topic of "Building a large scale Network Management System".
  • E. Tragos and A. Traganitis had a meeting with the newly elected Mayor of Heraklion to inform him about the potential to exploit the results of the project to make the city of Heraklion smarter.
  • The Failure of CSMA in Emerging Wireless Scenarios, by E. Fitzgerald (ULUND), and B. Landfeldt (ULUND), submitted to IFIP WD 2014.
  • Q. He ended her secondment at Forthnet, Greece.
  • Y. Li ended his secondment at MobiMESH, Italy.

[June, 2014]

  • S. Louloudakis (Forthnet) starts his secondment at LiU, Sweden.
  • B. Landfeldt (ULUND) starts his secondment at Forthnet, Greece.
  • A. Pollastro (MoBIMESH) delivers an open seminar at LiU, on the topic of "Heterogeneous Wi-Fi and sensor networks for a smart city Mesh-WISE scenario".
  • The project was disseminated internally within the Forthnet group of companies in order to identify how the project’s outcomes fit in the company’s strategic objectives and formulate a preliminary plan for exploiting the results. The main outcome of this activity was the establishment of concrete interest and an initial action plan, to use the technology produced in MESH-WISE to create new revenue by taking advantage of its large customer base and WiFi installations network to deliver mobile traffic offload services, in collaboration with mobile carriers in Greece.
  • Vangelis Angelakis (LiU) organises the RESONANT (Resource Optimization in Heterogeneous Wireless Access Networks) special session at IEEE CAMAD 2014.
  • The 5th MESH-WISE News Digest is out.

[May, 2014]

  • M. Stratakis (Forthnet) during his secondment at LiU delivered a course, on the topic of "Commercialization of Innovation".
  • S. Fowler
  • M. Stratakis (Forthnet) ended his secondment at LiU, Sweden.

[April, 2014]

  • MESH-WISE holds Open Workshop at the System and Network Optimization for Wireless (SNOW), in Åre, Sweden.
  • Heterogeneous WiFi and sensor networks: Zigbee and Bluetooth Low Energy architecture models for a smart city MESH-WISE scenario, poster by S. Napoli (MobiMESH), presented at the System and Network Optimization for Wireless (SNOW), in Åre, Sweden.
  • Polynomial Complexity Minimum-Time Scheduling in a Class of Wireless Networks, poster by Q. He (LiU), V. Angelakis (LiU), A. Ephremides, and D. Yuan (LiU), presented at SNOW
  • M. Stratakis and S. Napoli gave a joint guest lecture at LiU on the topic of "MESH applications of Wireless Communications Systems " in TNK080 "Wireless Communication Systems", Spring 2014 (course responsible: V. Angelakis).
  • S. Fowler ended his secondment at MobiMESH, Italy.

[March, 2014]

  • A. Fragkiadakis delivers an invited talk at High School of Episkopi, Prefecture of Crete, on the topic of "Wireless Mesh Network Technologies and Applications".
  • A. Fragkiadakis ended his secondment at Forthnet, Greece.
  • D. Yuan ended his secondment at MobiMESH, Italy.
  • The 4th MESH-WISE News Digest is out.

[February, 2014]

  • A. Capone ended his secondment at LiU, Sweden.

[January, 2014]

  • A. Fragkiadakis starts his secondment at Forthnet, Greece.
  • Y. Li starts his secondment at MobiMESH, Italy.
  • S. Fowler starts his secondment at MobiMESH, Italy.
  • A. Fragkiadakis delivers an open seminar at Forthnet, on the topic of "Ubiquitous Robust Communications for Emergency Response using Multi-Operator Heterogeneous Networks".
  • Q. He gave a presentation at Forthnet, on the topic of "MESH-WISE background in LiU: Scheduling wireless transmissions in structured networks".
  • S. Fowler delivers an open seminar at MobiMESH, on the topic of "Challenges managing Mobile Devices in a mesh network".

[December, 2013]

  • A. Capone starts his secondment at LiU, Sweden.
  • M. Stratakis starts his secondment at LiU, Sweden.
  • The 3rd MESH-WISE News Digest is out.

[November, 2013]

  • S. Napoli delivers an open seminar at LiU on "Real Life Issues and Guidelines in Designing and Implementing a Municipal Wireless Network".
  • S. Bastani is selected for recruitment at ULUND as a MESH-WISE Experienced Researcher. Dr. Bastani comes from the University of Sydney and will start working on MESH-WISE in 2014.
  • B. Landfelt (ULUND) chairs the 16th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems - MSWIM 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.
  • A Unified Graph Labeling Algorithm for Consecutive-Block Channel Allocation in SC-FDMA., by L. Lei (LiU), , C.-K. Ho, S. Sun, and D. Yuan (LiU), appears in the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE, 12:5767-5779, 2013.
  • Improving Minimum Flow Rate in Wireless Mesh Networks by Effective Placement of Directional Antennas, by Y. Li, M. Pioro, and B. Landfeldt (ULUND), is presented at the 16th ACM International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems (ACM MSWIM), in Barcelona, Spain.

[October, 2013]

  • D. Yuan starts his secondment at MobiMESH, Italy.
  • S. Papadakis starts his secondment at MobiMESH, Italy.
  • S. Napoli starts his secondment at LiU, Sweden.
  • S. Papadakis gives a tutorial at MobiMESH on "Choices Challenges and Solutions for Cognitive Radio for Emergency Communications".
  • S. Papadakis gives an invited talk to students of Politechnico di Milano on "Building a Cognitive Radio System for Emergency Communications".

[September, 2013]

  • D1.6: "Dissemination & outreach plan", is the first publicly available deliverable of MESH-WISE. It can be retrieved from the project webpage on the Public Deliverables section.
  • MESH-WISE goes public in Greek news portal Cretalive (reported 1.5 million site-wide hits in September '13). English version available in FORTH's news page.
  • V. Angelakis (LiU) presents the MESH-WISE project to the Communications and Transportation Systems at the KTS Seminar Series of LiU.
  • An Optimization Model for Communication Networks with Partial Multiple Link Failures, by M. Pioro (ULUND), D. Nace, and Y. Fouquet, presented in the 5th International Workshop on Reliable Network Design and Modeling (RNDM), in Almaty, Kazakhstan [Best Paper Award].
  • Improved Resource Allocation Algorithm based on Partial Solution Estimation for SC-FDMA Systems, by L. Lei, S. Fowler, and D. Yuan (LiU), presented in the IEEE 78th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC), 2013.
  • Evaluation of Cell Selection Algorithms in LTE-advanced Relay Networks, by Z. Chao, V. Angelakis, D. Yuan (LiU), and B. Timus, presented in the IEEE 18th International Workshop on Computer Aided Modeling and Design of Communication Links and Networks (CAMAD), 2013.
  • Power Efficient Uplink Scheduling in SC-FDMA: Bounding Global Optimality by Column Generation, by H. Zhao, L. Lei, D. Yuan (LiU), T. Larsson, and E. Rönnberg, presented in the IEEE 18th International Workshop on Computer Aided Modeling and Design of Communication Links and Networks (CAMAD), 2013.
  • Joint Compressed-sensing and Matrix-Completion for Efficient Data Collection in WSNs , by A. Fragkiadakis, Y. Askoxylakis, and E. Tragos (FORTH), presented in the IEEE 18th International Workshop on Computer Aided Modeling and Design of Communication Links and Networks (CAMAD), 2013.
  • V. Angelakis (LiU) undertakes TPC duties in 2013 IEEE/SAE International Conference on Connected Vehicles & Expo.

  • The 2nd MESH-WISE News Digest is out.

[August, 2013]

  • A Unified Graph Labeling Algorithm for Consecutive-Block Channel Allocation in SC-FDMA., by L. Lei (LiU), , C.-K. Ho, S. Sun, and D. Yuan (LiU), accepted at the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications.
  • OSPF Optimization via Dynamic Network Management for Green IP Networks, by A. Capone, C. Cascone (MobiMESH), L.G. Gianoli, B. Sanso, accepted at the 3rd IFIP Conference on Sustainable Internet and ICT for Sustainability (Sustainit).
  • Leveraging Mesh Networking Testbeds and Management Platforms towards Heterogeneous Wireless Access by the MESH-WISE project, poster by S. Modarres Razavi (LiU), V. Angelakis (LiU), A. Capone (MobiMESH), A. Fragkiadakis (FORTH), S. Napoli (MobiMESH), S. Papadakis (FORTH), G. Perantinos (Forthnet), E. Tragos (FORTH), D. Yuan (LiU), M. Pioro (ULUND), and U. Korner (ULUND), presented at the Swedish Communication Technologies Workshop (Swe-CTW), in Gothenburg, Sweden.
  • A distributed, load-aware, power and frequency allocation scheme for LTE networks, poster by M. Sajid, I. Siddiqui, and V. Angelakis (LiU), presented at the Swedish Communication Technologies Workshop (Swe-CTW), in Gothenburg, Sweden.

[July, 2013]

  • Improving Minimum Flow Rate in Wireless Mesh Networks by Effective Placement of Directional Antennas, by Y. Li, M. Pioro, and B. Landfeldt (ULUND), accepted at the 16th ACM International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems (ACM MSWIM), in Barcelona, Spain.
  • On Road Network Utility based on Risk-aware Link Choice, by E. Fitzgerald and B. Landfeldt (ULUND), accepted at the IEEE Intelligent Transport Systems Conference (ITSC), in The Hague, Netherlands.
  • Trading Accuracy and Resource Usage in Highly Dynamic Vehicular Networks, by E. Fitzgerald and B. Landfeldt (ULUND), accepted at the IEEE Intelligent Transport Systems Conference (ITSC), in The Hague, Netherlands.
  • [July 8] D. Yuan and V. Angelakis attended the IAPP coordinator's briefing (call 2012) in Brussels, Belgium.

[June, 2013]

  • Traffic Performance of Affine Routing, by M. Pioro (ULUND), D. Nace, and M. Poss, presented at the European Teletraffic Seminar, in Karlskrona, Germany.
  • Probabilistic Routing Schemes for Ad-Hoc Opportunistic Networks, by V. Angelakis (LiU), E. Tragos (FORTH), G. Perantinos (Forthnet) and D. Yuan (LiU), published in: I. Woungand, et al. (eds.), Routing in Opportunistic Networks, Springer, (ISBN 978-1-4614-3513-6).
  • B. Landfelt (ULUND) has been appointed the scientific leader of the Mobile and Pervasive Communication Research Institute (MAPCI), which is a research institute founded by Lund Uni and SONY Mobile.
  • A. Capone (MobiMESH) joins TPCs of IEEE WoWMoM 2014, IEEE Online GreenComm'13, IFIP SustainIT 2013.
  • A. Capone (MobiMESH) takes the TPC Area Chair role in IEEE Infocom 2014.
  • An Innovative Rate Adaptation Algorithm for Multicast Transmissions in Wireless LANs, by S. Paris, N. Facchi, F. Gringoli, and A. Capone (MobiMESH), presented at the 77th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (IEEE VTC), in Dresden, Germany.
  • Malicious Traffic Analysis in Wireless Sensor Networks using Advanced Signal Processing Techniques, by A. Fragkiadakis, and I. Askoxylakis (FORTH), presented at the Institute of Computer Science, FORTH, Greece.
  • Data Offloading in Load Coupled Networks: Solution Characterization and Convexity Analysis, by C.-K Ho, D. Yuan (LiU), and S. Sun, presented at the IEEE ICC - Small Cell Wireless Networks Workshop (IEEE ICC-SmallNets), in Budapest, Hungary.
  • Cognitive Radio Inspired M2M Communications, invited paper by E. Tragos (FORTH) and V. Angelakis (LiU), presented at the IEEE Global Wireless Summit (IEEE GWS-WPMC), in Atlantic City, NJ, USA.
  • Successive IC Enabled by Distributed Rate Control in an 802.11a Ad Hoc Wireless Network, by V. Angelakis (LiU), E. Tragos (FORTH), S. Papadakis (FORTH), E. Karamichali (FORTH), and D. Yuan (LiU), presented at the 4th International Conference on Smart Communications in Network Technologies (SaCoNet), in Paris, France.
  • Performance Issues of Multiple-Relay Cooperation, by G. Papadimitriou, N. Pappas, and A. Traganitis (FORTH), presented at the IEEE International Conference on Communications - Wireless Networking Symposium (IEEE ICC), in Budapest, Hungary.
  • Taking Advantage of Interference by Rate Control Algorithms in Wireless Networks, by V. Angelakis, S. Elyasi, S. Katuri, and D. Yuan (LiU), presented at the IEEE ICC - Smart Communication Protocols and Algorithms Workshop (IEEE ICC-SCPA), in Budapest, Hungary.
  • Experience from Testbeds and Management Platforms Towards Mesh Networking with Heterogeneous Wireless Access., by V. Angelakis (LiU), A. Capone (MobiMESH), A. Fragkiadakis (FORTH), S. Napoli (MobiMESH), S. Papadakis (FORTH), G. Perantinos (Forthnet), V. Spitadakis, E. Tragos (FORTH), and D. Yuan (LiU), presented at the IEEE WoWMoM 3rd Workshop on Convergence among Heterogeneous Wireless Systems in Future Internet (IEEE WoWMoM-CONWIRE), in Madrid, Spain.
  • Optimization of Power Management for Heterogeneous Networks, poster by J. Liu, B. Landfeldt, and A. Franco (ULUND), presented at the 9th Swedish National Computer Networking Workshop (SNCNW), in Lund, Sweden.
  • Cooperative Networks Configurations and Self-Organizing Networks, poster by A. Franco, J. Liu, and B. Landfeldt (ULUND), presented at the 9th Swedish National Computer Networking Workshop (SNCNW), in Lund, Sweden.
  • Probabilistic Routing Schemes for Ad-Hoc Opportunistic Networks, by V. Angelakis (LiU), E. Tragos (FORTH), G. Perantinos (Forthnet), and Di Yuan (LiU), published in: I. Woungand, et al. (eds.), Routing in Opportunistic Networks, Springer, (ISBN 978-1-4614-3513-6).
  • MESH-WISE is now on Linkedin and Twitter.

  • The 1st MESH-WISE News Digest is out.

[May, 2013]

  • M. Pioro (ULUND) was awarded the Labex MS2T grant supported by the French Government through the program "Investments for the future" managed by the National Agency for Research (Reference ANR-11-IDEX-0004-02) to become a visiting professor at Compiegne Universite de Technologie, in Compiegne, France during May-June 2013.
  • Improved Resource Allocation Algorithm Based on Partial Solution Estimation for SC-FDMA Systems, by L. Lei, S. Fowler, and D. Yuan (LiU) accepted at the IEEE 78th Vehicular Technology Conference (IEEE VTC).
  • B. Landfelt (ULUND) undertakes TPC duties in IEEE iThings 2013.

[April, 2013]

  • Malicious Traffic Analysis in Wireless Sensor Networks Using Advanced Signal Processing Techniques, by A. Frangiadakis and I. Askoxylakis (FORTH), accepted at the 4th IEEE International Workshop on Data Security and PrivAcy in wireless Networks (IEEE D-SPAN).
  • [April 18] S. M. Razavi (LiU) gives seminar in the LiU spring meeting of the Interaction Assembly (Samverkansförsamlingens) in Norrökping, Sweden, where she discusses the MESH-WISE project and the FP7 Marie Curie IAPP Scheme.
  • LiU undertakes the organization of the 2014 Nordic SNOW Workshop in April 2014, in Åre, Sweden. The 1st MESH-WISE workshop will be co-located there!
  • Max-Min Power Control with Interference Cancellation, by E. Karipidis, Q. He, D. Yuan, and E. G. Larsson (LiU), presented at the 4th Nordic Systems and Networks Optimization for Wireless (SNOW) Workshop, in Ylläs, Finland.
  • Rate Control Algorithms turning Interference into Advantage, poster by V. Angelakis, S. Elyasi, S. Katuri, and D. Yuan (LiU), presented at the 4th Nordic Systems and Networks Optimization for Wireless (SNOW) Workshop, in Ylläs, Finland.
  • The proposed advisory committee members have accepted their invitations.

[March 2013]

  • Mr. M. Stratakis takes the role of SiC for Forthnet.
  • [March 11-12] The MESH-WISE kick-off meeting takes place in the premises of MobiMESH in Milano, Italy.
  • V. Angelakis (LiU) joins the TPCs of IEEE CAMAD, IEEE Healthcom, IEEE Globecom, IEEE ICCCN 2013.
  • The MESH-WISE web page and wiki are launched.
  • [March 1] MESH-WISE begins!