WiSense Seminar #90, Energy-efficient M2M communications: Current state of the art, challenges and directions , Dr. Burak Kantarci

Title: WiSense Seminar #90, Energy-efficient M2M communications: Current state of the art, challenges and directions , Dr. Burak Kantarci
Location: uOttawa, SITE Building (800 King Edward), room 5084
Description: Abstract: Machine-To-Machine (M2M) Communications has introduced the advantage of eliminating the human factor in the real-time applications such as smart homes, electronic healthcare, environment monitoring and so on. Although M2M communications has appeared as an attractive technology, it faces several challenges to be addressed. In this talk, we will focus on the current state of the art in ensuring energy-efficiency in M2M networks.
Following a brief introduction and the motivation behind energy-efficiency in M2M networks, an extensive survey of the existing mechanisms will be presented. First, the problem of energy-efficient resource allocation in cellular networks is tackled in the context of M2M communications along with intelligent reporting and access management schemes, as well as energy-efficient relaying and unicast routing schemes. We will also tackle the challenges, trade-offs and possible solutions that constrain energy-efficiency in M2M communications.

Bio: Burak Kantarci is a postdoctoral fellow at the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science of the University of Ottawa. His research at UOttawa is being supervised by Prof Hussein Mouftah who also co-supervised his PhD thesis. Dr. Kantarci received the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Engineering at Istanbul Technical University in 2005 and 2009, respectively. He was the recipient of the Siemens Excellence Award in 2005 for his contributions to the optical burst switching research. He has co-authored over five-dozen papers in established journals and conferences, and contributed to five book chapters.  He is a co-editor of the forthcoming book, Communication Infrastructures for Cloud Computing, which is to be published by IGI Global in 2013. He has been serving in the TPCs of Green Communication Systems Track of IEEE GLOBECOM and IEEE ICC conferences. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE, and a founding member of the IEEE ComSoc-Technical Sub-committee on Green Communications and Computing .

Start Time: 10:00
Date: 2012-12-13
End Time: 12:00


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