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Mobility and service discovery in opportunistic networks

Mikko Pitkanen, Teemu Karkkainen, Jorg Ott
2012 2012 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops  
Past research on opportunistic communications has demonstrated the power of mobile phones as information mediators and content providers to co-located devices.  ...  Moreover, the impact of these limitations to pervasive service discovery is studied in evaluation results.  ...  Reference: Mobile Ad-hoc Discovery We first turn our attention to direct contacts between two mobile devices using ad-hoc networking as usually assumed for mobile opportunistic communication.  ... 
doi:10.1109/percomw.2012.6197480 dblp:conf/percom/PitkanenKO12 fatcat:ofqktt6xdvfhfmv2bfbe22wlby

Sensing WiFi packets in the air

Yohan Chon, Suyeon Kim, Seungwoo Lee, Dongwon Kim, Yungeun Kim, Hojung Cha
2014 Proceedings of the 2014 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing - UbiComp '14 Adjunct  
In this paper, we present a systematic study on the feasibility and gaining properties of a crowdsensing system that primarily concerns sensing WiFi packets in the air.  ...  Mobile sensing systems employ various sensors in smartphones to extract human-related information.  ...  We examine the temporal coverage of packet sensing in terms of the inter-contact time and the contact duration.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2632048.2636066 dblp:conf/huc/ChonKLKKC14 fatcat:mrgh2mzafnewdd5y4ruiz2biei

Socially aware integrated centralized infrastructure and opportunistic networking: a powerful content dissemination catalyst

Jie Hu, Lie-Liang Yang, Kun Yang, Lajos Hanzo
2016 IEEE Communications Magazine  
Contact duration of a pair of MUs: Contact duration specifies the period in which an MU pair is within each other's transmission range.  ...  , while the information transmission is realized by WiFi-based direct communication between a transmitter and receiver pair.  ...  [10] Provided a detailed survey on mobile social networking aided content dissemination in heterogeneous networks 2014 Hu et al.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mcom.2016.7537181 fatcat:3jbj74u3wjdwvlk7a2twgzhmoa

Mobile Data Offloading through Opportunistic Communications and Social Participation

Bo Han, Pan Hui, V.S. Anil Kumar, Madhav V. Marathe, Jianhua Shao, Aravind Srinivasan
2012 IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing  
We propose to exploit opportunistic communications to facilitate information dissemination in the emerging Mobile Social Networks (MoSoNets) and thus reduce the amount of mobile data traffic.  ...  In particular, we study how to select the target set with only k users, such that we can minimize the mobile data traffic over cellular networks.  ...  It utilizes wireless connections to online social networks to bind social networking IDs with location. WhozThat also provides an entire ecosystem to build complex context-aware applications.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tmc.2011.101 fatcat:inslescbxzdcdatgcszycmr3lm

When Social Networks Meet D2D Communications: A Survey

Michele Nitti, George Stelea, Vlad Popescu, Mauro Fadda
2019 Sensors  
Most of these hurdles can be overcome by the use of the new Social IoT (SIoT) paradigm, of things and people involved together in the network, guided autonomously by social relationships following the  ...  Upon an initial analysis, we perform an in-deep literature investigation of the main directions in which social ties can improve D2D communication, draw conclusions and identify the research topics left  ...  The sociality-aware scheme improves network throughput thanks to the contact time. In [62] , routing algorithms over peer-to-peer (P2P) share enabled multi-hop D2D networks are proposed.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19020396 fatcat:ubishwvkdnflhncxjjecj6mnva

Modeling Human Mobility and its Applications in Routing in Delay-Tolerant Networks: a Short Survey [article]

Seyed Kaveh Fayazbakhsh
2013 arXiv   pre-print
Nevertheless, motivated by tremendous potential benefits of modeling such patterns in enabling new mobile services and technologies, researchers have attempted to capture salient characteristics of human  ...  Further, we review one of the most important application areas of such models, namely, routing in delay-tolerant networks.  ...  services enabled by human mobility models.  ... 
arXiv:1307.1926v1 fatcat:jsqjqkgbnnfuxh3ew6q67zj7q4

Mobile social networks: Design requirements, architecture, and state-of-the-art technology

Zhifei Mao, Yuming Jiang, Geyong Min, Supeng Leng, Xiaolong Jin, Kun Yang
2017 Computer Communications  
Taken together, the two interactive aspects, network-aware social computing and socially-aware mobile wireless communication networks, create a so-called cognitive loop, as illustrated in Figure 1 , which  ...  mainly due to their mobility and limited transmission range.  ...  Acknowledgments The work is supported in part by the European  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.comcom.2016.11.006 fatcat:qjhxoa2w65dxldeomaeuve7jxi

Enabling energy-aware collaborative mobile data offloading for smartphones

Aaron Yi Ding, Bo Han, Yu Xiao, Pan Hui, Aravind Srinivasan, Markku Kojo, Sasu Tarkoma
2013 2013 IEEE International Conference on Sensing, Communications and Networking (SECON)  
According to our measurements, WiFi-based mobile data offloading for moving smartphones is challenging due to the limitation of WiFi antennas deployed on existing smartphones and the short contact duration  ...  In this paper, we present a collaborative WiFi-based mobile data offloading architecture -Metropolitan Advanced Delivery Network (MADNet), targeting at improving the energy efficiency for smartphones.  ...  Incentives Social participation is becoming an enabling factor for more and more mobile applications.  ... 
doi:10.1109/sahcn.2013.6645020 dblp:conf/secon/DingHXHSKT13 fatcat:wma6llt3lbbktatelo756ktav4

Content Retrieval At the Edge: A Social-aware and Named Data Cooperative Framework [article]

Lingjun Pu and Xu Chen and Jingdong Xu and Xiaoming Fu
2016 arXiv   pre-print
By leveraging the Named Data Networking (NDN) principle, we propose sNDN, a social-aware named data framework to achieve efficient cooperative content retrieval.  ...  mobile networks.  ...  WiFi spots should be deployed in terms of service coverage, and how many mobile users should be attached to a WiFi spot in terms of service quality (e.g., ensuring a basis user transmission rate) [8]  ... 
arXiv:1606.06316v1 fatcat:lea5jfqs6fczpdlwyq7cbj3qxy

Internet of Things (IoT) Enabled Architecture for Social Distancing During Pandemic

Shama Siddiqui, Muhammad Zeeshan Shakir, Anwar Ahmed Khan, Indrakshi Dey
2021 Frontiers in Communications and Networks  
In this paper, we propose an end-to-end IoT architecture to support the social distancing in the event of pandemic.  ...  Digital technologies play a crucial role to support the social, professional and economic activities when people are forced to stay locked-down in their homes.  ...  of infection if a person comes in direct or indirect contact with them.  ... 
doi:10.3389/frcmn.2021.614166 fatcat:dz72so25jbc3doj2m5oc5oudh4

WiFi mobility models for COVID-19 enable less burdensome and more localized interventions for university campuses [article]

Vedant Das Swain, Jiajia Xie, Maanit Madan, Sonia Sargolzaei, James Cai, Munmun De Choudhury, Gregory D. Abowd, Lauren N. Steimle, B. Aditya Prakash
2021 medRxiv   pre-print
WF can construct contact networks that capture behavior in a variety of spaces, highlighting new potential transmission pathways and temporal variation in contact behavior.  ...  On simulating disease spread with contact networks from WF, we find that LC maintains the same reduction in cumulative infections as SQ while showing greater reduction in peak infections and internal transmission  ...  (ii) exposures that occur due to contacts that occur outside of the mobility network (external transmission).  ... 
doi:10.1101/2021.03.16.21253662 fatcat:eh2ifblydff5jkiqyclncvwcbm

Opportunistic Task Scheduling over Co-Located Clouds in Mobile Environment

Min Chen, Yixue Hao, Chin-Feng Lai, Di Wu, Yong Li, Kai Hwang
2018 IEEE Transactions on Services Computing  
In this paper, we first propose a new mobile cloudletassisted service mode named Opportunistic task Scheduling over Co-located Clouds (OSCC), which achieves flexible cost-delay tradeoffs between conventional  ...  By applying a variety of short-range wireless communication technologies to establish connections with nearby mobile devices, we can construct a mobile cloudlet in which each mobile device can either works  ...  . • Packet loss is not considered during the transmission of network data. IV. OSCC MODE Assume that there are M mobile nodes in the mobile cloud computing network.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tsc.2016.2589247 fatcat:or37bduzkrefrd4pw6uwi4tlzq


Shravan Gaonkar, Jack Li, Romit Roy Choudhury, Landon Cox, Al Schmidt
2008 Proceeding of the 6th international conference on Mobile systems, applications, and services - MobiSys '08  
Recent years have witnessed the impacts of distributed content sharing (Wikipedia, Blogger), social networks (Facebook, MySpace), sensor networks, and pervasive computing.  ...  We believe that significant more impact is latent in the convergence of these ideas on the mobile phone platform.  ...  In [31] , authors study the prospects of using mobile computing to facilitate participation and social adoption of networking technology.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1378600.1378620 dblp:conf/mobisys/GaonkarLCCS08 fatcat:3baa522pajhb5ltwbaqammx45a

Cocoon: A lightweight opportunistic networking middleware for community-oriented smart mobile applications

Okan Turkes, Hans Scholten, Paul J.M. Havinga
2016 Computer Networks  
occasional contact opportunities.  ...  Motivated by this, this study presents Cocoon as a universal and practical ad hoc networking middleware service intended for smart mobile devices used in public.  ...  Acknowledgment The work described in this paper is supported by the SenSafety project within the context of the Dutch National Research Program, COMMIT/.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.comnet.2016.08.021 fatcat:dtsshao3hrf7hec2nykdxnpcve

Performance and Energy Consumption Analysis of a Delay-Tolerant Network for Censorship-Resistant Communication

Yue Liu, David R. Bild, David Adrian, Gulshan Singh, Robert P. Dick, Dan S. Wallach, Z. Morley Mao
2015 Proceedings of the 16th ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing - MobiHoc '15  
Delay Tolerant Networks (DTNs) composed of commodity mobile devices have the potential to support communication applications resistant to blocking and censorship, as well as certain types of surveillance  ...  Using a measurement-based energy model, we also found that the DTN system would use less than 10.0% of a typical smartphone's battery energy per day in a network of 2,500 users.  ...  This work was supported in part by the US National Science Foundation (NSF) under Award TC-0964545 and in part by the University of Michigan.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2746285.2746320 dblp:conf/mobihoc/LiuBASDWM15 fatcat:vi7ync2mrzgnxoerm6lmto7c4y
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