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Wireless communications with unmanned aerial vehicles: opportunities and challenges

Yong Zeng, Rui Zhang, Teng Joon Lim
2016 IEEE Communications Magazine  
However, the utilization of highly mobile and energy-constrained UAVs for wireless communications also introduces many new challenges.  ...  In this article, we provide an overview of UAV-aided wireless communications, by introducing the basic networking architecture and main channel characteristics, highlighting the key design considerations  ...  It is hoped that the February 12, 2016 DRAFT challenges and opportunities described in this article will help pave the way for researchers to design and build UAV-enhanced wireless communications systems  ... 
doi:10.1109/mcom.2016.7470933 fatcat:fsneii2xovcizn26vx2viwu6re

The Community Land Act in Kenya Opportunities and Challenges for Communities

Liz Alden Wily
2018 Land  
and registered.  ...  A main conclusion is that while Kenya's law is positive and even cutting-edge in respects, legal loopholes place communities at risk of their lands not being as secure as promised ahead of formalization  ...  Land cooperatives, and local governments are also often landowners on behalf of community members (e.g., Armenia, Tunisia and Egypt).  ... 
doi:10.3390/land7010012 fatcat:cwdv4sz5n5athgr3wiiwm74tuq

QoS-Aware Buffer-Aided Relaying Implant WBAN for Healthcare IoT: Opportunities and Challenges [article]

Guofa Cai, Yi Fang, Jinming Wen, Guojun Han, Xiaodong Yang
2019 arXiv   pre-print
We further conceive some new transmission strategies for the buffer-aided signal-relay and multi-relay implant WBANs.  ...  Finally, some open research challenges regarding the buffer-aided multi-relay implant WBAN are pointed out to inspire more research activities.  ...  II, we review the recent advances of conventional cooperative WBAN and present a buffer-aided relaying implant WBAN framework. In Sects.  ... 
arXiv:1902.04443v1 fatcat:ktjqkmd6mbd2rfviof3byuegsm

Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces for Smart Cities: Research Challenges and Opportunities

Steven Kisseleff, Wallace A. Martins, Hayder Al-Hraishawi, Symeon Chatzinotas, Bjorn Ottersten
2020 IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society  
To this end, we identify the most promising research directions and opportunities. The respective design problems are formulated mathematically.  ...  To support this concept, future communication networks need to be carefully designed with respect to the city infrastructure and utilization of resources.  ...  However, more complicated relaying problems, such as FF or buffer-aided, may require a more specific and complicated (probably iterative) solution.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ojcoms.2020.3036839 fatcat:xipewpxhcbeurbqoh6745treba

Secure Multiparty Computation and Trusted Hardware: Examining Adoption Challenges and Opportunities

Joseph I. Choi, Kevin R. B. Butler
2019 Security and Communication Networks  
This paper also addresses three open challenges: (1) defeating malicious adversaries, (2) mobile-friendly TEE-supported SMC, and (3) a more general coupling of trusted hardware and privacy-preserving computation  ...  This paper revisits the history of improvements to SMC over the years and considers the possibility of coupling trusted hardware with SMC.  ...  Acknowledgments Special thanks are due to Patrick Traynor and Thomas Shrimpton for their interest in and constructive criticisms of this work.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2019/1368905 fatcat:izynm6msrvehfa3ghkw7tykk34

Parks' Governance and Management in Rwanda: Opportunities and Challenges of the Community Participation for a Sustainable Conservation - Case Study of Nyungwe National Park

Gloriose Umuziranenge
2019 International Journal of Environmental Protection and Policy  
and skills for interactions, cooperative spirit promotion and entrepreneurship.  ...  The results showed that the involvement and empowerment of local people are done through keen activities based cooperative associations and funded projects, reference made to resources use, awareness raising  ...  Media Radio Rusizi 1 Total 20 Gloriose Umuziranenge: Parks' Governance and Management in Rwanda: Opportunities and Challenges of the Community Participation for a Sustainable Conservation -  ... 
doi:10.11648/j.ijepp.20190702.13 fatcat:e5vamxtofjcqlpzpdydvwg46nu

Spatial Modulation for Generalized MIMO: Challenges, Opportunities, and Implementation

Marco Di Renzo, Harald Haas, Ali Ghrayeb, Shinya Sugiura, Lajos Hanzo
2014 Proceedings of the IEEE  
, cooperative, small-cell, optical wireless and powerefficient communications.  ...  A key challenge of future mobile communications research is to strike an attractive compromise between wireless network's area spectral-efficiency and energy-efficiency.  ...  MIMO techniques used in RF communications a challenge.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jproc.2013.2287851 fatcat:53ei46mwlvdadiugdycgfb7eby

The Alliance of Community-Owned Water Services in Europe: Opportunities and Challenges Based on the Irish Perspective

Barry Deane, Brian Mac Domhnaill
2021 Water  
Through a detailed case study, the Irish CoDWS sector (known in Ireland as the group water scheme sector) is analysed in depth, in terms of both its evolution and the opportunities and challenges it faces  ...  CoDWS are drinking water supplies that are administered, managed, and owned by the local community membership that each supply serves.  ...  COXAPO); and Suzanne Linnane, of Dundalk Institute of Technology for their help and guidance in putting this paper together.  ... 
doi:10.3390/w13223181 fatcat:bha3t7j4mzbq3kwhns4aenerie

Challenges and opportunities in electronic textiles modeling and optimization

D. Marculescu, R. Marculescu, P.K. Khosla
2002 Proceedings 2002 Design Automation Conference (IEEE Cat. No.02CH37324)  
Categories and Subject Descriptors: I.6 [Simulation and Modeling]: Modeling methodologies; B.8.2 [Performance and reliability]: performance analysis and design aids.  ...  We illustrate the challenges imposed by the dual textile/electronics technology on their modeling and optimization methodology.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors would like to thank the students in CMU's COATNET team (especially Phillip Stanley-Marbell and Ted Pham), as well as Bob Graybill of DARPA for insightful comments on our work  ... 
doi:10.1109/dac.2002.1012615 fatcat:4bwfbaw75rftveesfsnydgozrq

Challenges and opportunities in electronic textiles modeling and optimization

Diana Marculescu, Radu Marculescu, Pradeep K. Khosla
2002 Proceedings - Design Automation Conference  
Categories and Subject Descriptors: I.6 [Simulation and Modeling]: Modeling methodologies; B.8.2 [Performance and reliability]: performance analysis and design aids.  ...  We illustrate the challenges imposed by the dual textile/electronics technology on their modeling and optimization methodology.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors would like to thank the students in CMU's COATNET team (especially Phillip Stanley-Marbell and Ted Pham), as well as Bob Graybill of DARPA for insightful comments on our work  ... 
doi:10.1145/513960.513962 fatcat:mbz54w3fi5cwfij3st5vypnd3m

Challenges and opportunities in electronic textiles modeling and optimization

Diana Marculescu, Radu Marculescu, Pradeep K. Khosla
2002 Proceedings - Design Automation Conference  
Categories and Subject Descriptors: I.6 [Simulation and Modeling]: Modeling methodologies; B.8.2 [Performance and reliability]: performance analysis and design aids.  ...  We illustrate the challenges imposed by the dual textile/electronics technology on their modeling and optimization methodology.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors would like to thank the students in CMU's COATNET team (especially Phillip Stanley-Marbell and Ted Pham), as well as Bob Graybill of DARPA for insightful comments on our work  ... 
doi:10.1145/513918.513962 dblp:conf/dac/MarculescuMK02 fatcat:7mywws2quzdypld73ni2g5fpxq

Wireless Backhaul in 5G and Beyond: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities [article]

Berke Tezergil, Ertan Onur
2021 arXiv   pre-print
In this survey, we present the aforementioned issues, challenges, opportunities, and applications of wireless backhaul in 5G, while briefly mentioning concepts related to wireless backhaul beyond 5G alongside  ...  To name a few, rural connectivity, satellite communication, and mobile edge computing are some concepts for which wireless backhauling acts as an enabler.  ...  Later, we present the challenges related to wireless backhaul in 5G. We also mention the opportunities made possible by wireless backhauling, and some applications of it.  ... 
arXiv:2103.08234v2 fatcat:3fug6wsmtrg5bfxk2ga2f2al5i

Contemporary Rivalry in Central Asia: Challenges and Opportunities

Adem Çakır
2020 Journal of Eurasian Studies / Avrasya İncelemeleri Dergisi  
The fourth chapter is allocated to describing challenges the region is facing, and exploring opportunities the CARs may have.  ...  In this context, with a view on the geopolitic/geo-strategic and geo-economic significance of Central Asia, the study investigates challenges and opportunities for the region.  ...  While there are multiple challenges, there are numerous opportunities for the region as well.  ... 
doi:10.26650/jes.2020.005 fatcat:24lyk3vkwjb3hdiuzkh7ps5ynm

Smart Home Futures: Algorithmic Challenges and Opportunities

Hussain Kazmi, Fahad Mehmood, Manar Amayri
2017 2017 14th International Symposium on Pervasive Systems, Algorithms and Networks & 2017 11th International Conference on Frontier of Computer Science and Technology & 2017 Third International Symposium of Creative Computing (ISPAN-FCST-ISCC)  
We also present some key challenges that must be overcome before these opportunities can be realized in practice.  ...  This, along with higher wealth levels and rise of internet of things, has provided designers and planners the opportunity to reimagine living spaces.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This work was done with support from VLAIO (formerly IWT) and InnoEnergy.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ispan-fcst-iscc.2017.60 dblp:conf/ispan/KazmiMA17 fatcat:kkiltndkwjddpo2xtj47on3j7m

International organisations in global surgery: challenges and opportunities

Tarinee Kucchal, Manon Pigeolet, Myron Rolle, Walter D. Johnson, Kee B. Park
2020 Journal of Public Health and Emergency  
We focus on the roles these stakeholders have played in the Global Surgery movement to date, highlight the challenges faced, and explore opportunities for progress.  ...  Caribbean Community (CARICOM) The CARICOM is a functionally cooperative group of twenty countries: fifteen member states and five associate members all comprising approximately sixteen million citizens  ... 
doi:10.21037/jphe-2020-gs-10 fatcat:szi47naxufetrnb2kzyplaqq2u
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