Networks

This research area focuses on research relevant to the design, operation, management and optimization of telecommunication and computer networks, with an emphasis to performance, and efficiency aspects. Particular research directions include:

  • Modeling, performance evaluation and dimensioning of networks appliances, devices, protocols and systems
  • Systems, techniques and algorithms for enabling Quality of Service (QoS) guarantees
  • Quantitative methodologies for traffic control and resource management in networks
  • Traffic characterization, measurement, generation and analysis
  • Network management, network interoperability, and related software architectures
  • Optimization of Next Generation All-IP wireless networks (including cross-layer and inter-system optimization and mobility management)