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A Tutorial on Geographic Information Systems: A ten-year update

Daniel Farkas, Brian Hilton, James Pick, Hindupur Ramakrishna, Avijit Sarkar, Namchul Shin
2016 Communications of the Association for Information Systems  
Acknowledgments The authors acknowledge the assistance of graduate students Meshari Alsawat and Au Vo from Center for Information Systems and Technology, Claremont Graduate University, and the staff of  ...  Conclusion This tutorial updates a previous tutorial on geographic information systems (Pick, 2004 ) with significant additions.  ...  Oozie is used to design and manage complex workflows that run on regular intervals and that may be triggered by time and data availability commands. 207 A Tutorial on Geographic Information Systems:  ... 
doi:10.17705/1cais.03809 fatcat:6kb2n4deifc23fptzkzbhqagsa

A Survey of Security in Software Defined Networks

Sandra Scott-Hayward, Sriram Natarajan, Sakir Sezer
2016 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
updates and efficient rollbacks, and a faulttolerance layer to detect and overcome crash triggering events.  ...  In the security context, the traffic statistic could be the flow rate from individual hosts, the trigger could be a flow rate exceeding a defined threshold, and the action could be to install a flow rule  ... 
doi:10.1109/comst.2015.2453114 fatcat:7d46s7rtxrg3romy2zds72e5pm

Tutorial on dynamic average consensus: the problem, its applications, and the algorithms [article]

Solmaz S. Kia, Bryan Van Scoy, Jorge Cortes, Randy A. Freeman, Kevin M. Lynch, Sonia Martinez
2018 arXiv   pre-print
This problem consists of designing a distributed algorithm that enables a group of agents with communication and computation capabilities to use local interactions to track the average of locally time-varying  ...  Our primary intention, rather than providing a full account of all the available literature, is to introduce the reader, in a tutorial fashion, to the main ideas behind dynamic average consensus algorithms  ...  Sidebar: Basic Notions from Graph Theory The communication network of a multi-agent cooperative system can be modeled by a directed graph, or digraph.  ... 
arXiv:1803.04628v2 fatcat:rcmepfduo5cfvhcf3jmnrgsnre

Deep Learning in Mobile and Wireless Networking: A Survey

Chaoyun Zhang, Paul Patras, Hamed Haddadi
2019 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
Drawing from our experience, we discuss how to tailor deep learning to mobile environments. We complete this survey by pinpointing current challenges and open future directions for research.  ...  In this paper we bridge the gap between deep learning and mobile and wireless networking research, by presenting a comprehensive survey of the crossovers between the two areas.  ...  To mitigate this, one can generate a large dataset offline, and use an NN agent to learn the optimal actions.  ... 
doi:10.1109/comst.2019.2904897 fatcat:xmmrndjbsfdetpa5ef5e3v4xda

A Survey on Security for Mobile Devices

Mariantonietta La Polla, Fabio Martinelli, Daniele Sgandurra
2013 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
Due to the fact that this research field is immature and still unexplored in depth, with this paper we aim to provide a structured and comprehensive overview of the research on security solutions for mobile  ...  Nowadays, mobile devices are an important part of our everyday lives since they enable us to access a large variety of ubiquitous services.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT The authors would like to thank the anonymous reviewers for their valuable comments and suggestions, which have greatly improved the quality of the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1109/surv.2012.013012.00028 fatcat:us2g2qlglrflporo6fp6vqbdn4

Smartphone Malware and Its Propagation Modeling: A Survey

Sancheng Peng, Shui Yu, Aimin Yang
2014 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
In order to understand the propagation behavior of smartphone malware, we recall generic epidemic models as a foundation for further exploration.  ...  Motivated by the significant threat that presents to legitimate users, we survey the current smartphone malware status and their propagation models.  ...  If installed, the targeted phone may be remotely directed via specific SMS text messages to perform a wide range of actions, all of which are hidden from the smartphone user.  ... 
doi:10.1109/surv.2013.070813.00214 fatcat:oya4n2bn4naqbeuo4cvzgx6fkq

A Survey of Fast-Recovery Mechanisms in Packet-Switched Networks

Marco Chiesa, Andrzej Kamisinski, Jacek Rak, Gabor Retvari, Stefan Schmid
2021 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
This survey presents a systematic, tutorial-like overview of packet-based fast-recovery mechanisms in the data plane, focusing on concepts but structured around different networking technologies, from  ...  We then present a taxonomy of the state of the art, summarize the main lessons learned, and propose a few concrete future directions.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank Thomas Holterbach, James Kempf, Michael Menth, Daniel Merling, Ankit Singla, and Laurent Vanbever for their insightful comments received on the paper draft  ... 
doi:10.1109/comst.2021.3063980 fatcat:t6z3ph7d6vhvjerxhgx2kh762u

The Security Reference Architecture for Blockchains: Towards a Standardized Model for Studying Vulnerabilities, Threats, and Defenses

Ivan Homoliak, Sarad Venugopalan, Daniel Reijsbergen, Qingze Hum, Richard Schumi, Pawel Szalachowski
2020 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
To fill this gap, the main focus of our work is to systematize and extend the knowledge about the security and privacy aspects of blockchains and contribute to the standardization of this domain.We propose  ...  the security reference architecture (SRA) for blockchains, which adopts a stacked model (similar to the ISO/OSI) describing the nature and hierarchy of various security and privacy aspects.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank our colleagues Pieter Hartel, Stefanos Leonardos, and Mark van Staalduinen for their valuable feedback.  ... 
doi:10.1109/comst.2020.3033665 fatcat:hcrsvvkb2ffmbdlspshy66wg2y

A Survey of Molecular Communication in Cell Biology: Establishing a New Hierarchy for Interdisciplinary Applications

Dadi Bi, Apostolos Almpanis, Adam Noel, Yansha Deng, Robert Schober
2021 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
To bridge this gap, this survey proposes a novel communication hierarchy for MC signaling in cell biology and maps phenomena, contributions, and problems to the hierarchy.  ...  The biological nature of chemical signaling makes MC a promising methodology for interdisciplinary applications requiring communication between cells and other microscale devices.  ...  From 2012 to 2015, he served as Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Communications.  ... 
doi:10.1109/comst.2021.3066117 fatcat:xd2o7fobtret3bc4vc5yqbckru

A Survey on Demand Response Programs in Smart Grids: Pricing Methods and Optimization Algorithms

John S. Vardakas, Nizar Zorba, Christos V. Verikoukis
2015 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
In this paper, we provide a comprehensive review of various DR schemes and programs, based on the motivations offered to the consumers in order to participate in the program.  ...  DR refers to a procedure that is applied to motivate changes in the customers' power consumption habits, in response to incentives regarding the electricity prices.  ...  This problem is then solved by using a Q-learning algorithm, which is an iterative method that learns from experience and updates in each step.  ... 
doi:10.1109/comst.2014.2341586 fatcat:fmcjmwp3pbgvfm3j4rtky4xnnm

Software Defined Networks based Smart Grid Communication: A Comprehensive Survey

Mubashir Husain Rehmani, Alan Davy, Brendan Jennings, Chadi Assi
2019 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
Information exchanges can occur in the form of meter readings taken from meters to the utility, from meters to the AMI, and from the AMI to the utility.  ...  The current power grid is no longer a feasible solution due to ever-increasing user demand of electricity, old infrastructure, and reliability issues and thus require transformation to a better grid a.k.a  ...  He is on the Editorial Board of IEEE COMMUNICATIONS SURVEYS AND TUTORIALS, the IEEE TRANS-ACTIONS ON COMMUNICATIONS, and the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON VEHICULAR TECHNOLOGIES.  ... 
doi:10.1109/comst.2019.2908266 fatcat:dvpiiysoqjcn7csqmqgmkxtrq4

Context Aware Computing for The Internet of Things: A Survey

Charith Perera, Arkady Zaslavsky, Peter Christen, Dimitrios Georgakopoulos
2014 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
Finally, based on our evaluation, we highlight the lessons to be learnt from the past and some possible directions for future research.  ...  The survey addresses a broad range of techniques, methods, models, functionalities, systems, applications, and middleware solutions related to context awareness and IoT.  ...  Once an event has been triggered, a notification or action may be executed. For example, detecting current activity of a person or detecting a meeting status in a room, can be considered as events.  ... 
doi:10.1109/surv.2013.042313.00197 fatcat:4ybza3q63nhk5oqan6tscdwtbe

Software Defined Optical Networks (SDONs): A Comprehensive Survey

Akhilesh S. Thyagaturu, Anu Mercian, Michael P. McGarry, Martin Reisslein, Wolfgang Kellerer
2016 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
The emerging Software Defined Networking (SDN) paradigm separates the data plane from the control plane and centralizes network control in an SDN controller.  ...  Due to the specific characteristics of optical (photonic) communication components and the high optical transmission capacities, SDN based optical networking poses particular challenges, but holds also  ...  These agent modules are controlled from an SDN controller through extended OpenFlow messages.  ... 
doi:10.1109/comst.2016.2586999 fatcat:4fipcjo4tvfjtgndokfr7n7lse

CASE: A Configurable Argumentation Support Engine

O. Scheuer, B. M. McLaren
2013 IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies  
Teachers and researchers can configure the behavior of tutorial agents on three levels: patterns, tutorial actions, and tutorial strategies.  ...  We present a highly configurable software framework, "Configurable Argumentation Support Engine" (CASE), designed to reduce effort and development costs considerably when building tutorial agents for graphical  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors would like to thank Kevin Ashley, Toby Dragon, Collin Lynch, and Niels Pinkwart for feedback regarding the descriptions of CASE applications.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tlt.2013.3 fatcat:pu4rcslgr5gvdcvpue2cddu4uy

Towards an Agile Approach to Adapting Dynamic Collaboration Support to Student Needs

David Adamson, Gregory Dyke, Hyeju Jang, Carolyn Penstein Rosé
2014 International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education  
In contrast to past work on dynamic support for collaborative learning, where agents were used to elevate conceptual depth by leading students through directed lines of reasoning (Kumar & Rosé, IEEE Transactions  ...  This paper integrates findings from a series of studies across content domains (biology, chemistry, engineering design), grade levels (high school, undergraduate), and facilitation strategies.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was supported in part by NSF grant SBE 0836012 to the Pittsburgh Science of Learning Center and NSF grant DRL-0835426.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40593-013-0012-6 fatcat:wqvz3rci4ngp5kwg2yugummnwy
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