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Research Interest

  • Packet scheduling algorithms
  • Network simulation and performance evaluation
  • QoS scheduling in wireless infrastructure networks:
    • IEEE 802.11 - WiFi
    • IEEE 802.16 - WiMAX
  • Wireless mesh networks

Software

ns2mesh80216: an extension to ns2 to simulate IEEE 802.16 wireless mesh operating mode.

Publications list

Books

(Book Chapter) Scheduling, Routing, and Related Cross-Layer Management through Link Activation Procedures in Wireless Mesh Networks
L. Badia, A. Erta, L. Lenzini, and M. Zorzi.
To be published in 2007 by Springer in the book entitled "Wireless Mesh Networks: Architectures, Protocols, and Applications".

(Book Chapter) Downlink MAC Frame Allocation Framework in IEEE 802.16e OFDMA: Design and Performance Evaluation
A. Bacioccola, C. Cicconetti, A. Erta, L. Lenzini, E. Mingozzi, and J. Moilanen.
To be published in 2007 by Springer in the book entitled "Current Technology Developments of WiMax Systems".

 

Journals

A General Framework of Interference Models for Joint Routing and Link Scheduling in Wireless Mesh Networks
L. Badia, A. Erta, L. Lenzini, M, Zorzi
To appear on IEEE Network Magazine Special Issue on Wireless Mesh Networks: Applications, Architectures and Protocols.

Bandwidth Allocation with Half-Duplex Stations in IEEE 802.16 Wireless Networks
A. Bacioccola, C. Cicconetti, A. Erta, L. Lenzini E. Mingozzi
To appear on IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing.

Performance Evaluation of the IEEE 802.16 MAC for QoS Support
C. Cicconetti, A. Erta, L. Lenzini, E. Mingozzi
IEEE Trans. on Mobile Computing, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 26-38, January 2007. Ranked since December 2006 Top 100 documents accessed in IEEE Xplore.

 

International Conferences

A Physical Model Scheduler for Multi-Hop Wireless Networks Based on Local Information.
L. Badia, A. Erta, L. Lenzini, F. Rossetto, M. Zorzi in Proc. of The Fifth IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems (IEEE MASS), Atlanta, September 29 - October 2, 2008.

A Downlink Data Region Allocation Algorithm for IEEE 802.16e OFDMA
A. Bacioccola, C. Cicconetti, A. Erta, L. Lenzini, E. Mingozzi in Proc. of the 6th International Conference on Information, Communications and Signal Processing (ICICS 2007), Singapore, December 10-13, 2007.

Performance Evaluation of the Mesh Election Procedure of IEEE 802.16/WiMAX
C. Cicconetti, A. Erta, L. Lenzini, E. Mingozzi
Proc. of the 10th ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems (MSWiM 2007),
Chania, Crete Island (Greece), October 22-26, 2007.

End-to-end Bandwidth Reservation in IEEE 802.16 Mesh Networks
C. Cicconetti, A. Erta, V. Gardellin, L. Lenzini, E. Mingozzi
Proc. of the First IEEE International Workshop on Enabling Technologies and Standards for Wireless Mesh Networking (MeshTech 2007),
Pisa (Italy), October 8, 2007.

Throughput Analysis of Best Effort Traffic in IEEE 802.16/WiMAX
A. Bacioccola, C. Cicconetti, A. Erta, and E. Mingozzi in Proceedings of European Wireless 2007, Paris, France, April 1-4, 2007.

 

Patents

System and method for providing a fast and optimized uplink and down-link scheduling algorithm for FDD communication systems with half-duplex stations,
L. Lenzini, E. Mingozzi, A.Bacioccola, C. Cicconetti, A. Erta
patent n. WO06117637A2, publication date: November 11, 2006.

 

 

 

 

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