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1 1 The Telecommunication Networks Group of Politecnico di Torino

2 2 Outline Politecnico di Torino TNG people TNG research topics, tools and labs TNG research contracts and international collaborations TNG editorial activities

3 3 Politecnico di Torino Architecture and Engineering school Staff+admin: 2,000 Students: 26,000 Courses: 1,000 Teaching hours: 70,000 h/year FOR MORE INFO... The Holy Shroud 2006 Winter Olympic Games TURIN The Egyptian Museum Juventus

4 4 TNG at-a-glance FOR MORE INFO... Telecommunication group staff 6 full professors 12 associate professors 11 assistant professors Networks Group Digital Signal Processing Group Optical Communication Group Transmission and Coding Group Telecommunication Group Politecnico di Torino Dipartimento di Elettronica

5 5 TNG at-a-glance - Faculty Marco Ajmone Marsan - Full Professor Guido Albertengo - Associate Professor Andrea Bianco - Associate Professor Claudio Casetti - Assistant Professor Carla-Fabiana Chiasserini - Associate Professor Paolo Giaccone – Assistant Professor Emilio Leonardi - Associate Professor Marco Mellia – Assistant Professor Michela Meo - Associate Professor Maurizio Munafò – Assistant Professor Fabio Neri - Full Professor FOR MORE INFO... NETWORKS GROUP 11 faculty members: 2 full professors 5 associate professors 4 assistant professors 2 Post-Docs 15 PhD Students

6 6 TNG at-a-glance – non faculty Post Docs Vito De Feo Alessandro Nordio Research Assistant: Dario Bonfiglio PhD students: Robert Birke Gloria Bogliolo Diego Borsetti Giovanna Carofiglio Daniele Croce Luca Chiaraviglio Delia Ciullo Davide Cuda Marco Fiore FOR MORE INFO... PhD students: Antonieta Garcia Guido Gavilanes Luca Giraudo Valentina Martina Francesco Mininni Michele Petracca

7 Research topics - I P2P Networks Characterization of P2P traffic Study of the impact of overlay topology in P2P streaming systems Analysis of scheduling algorithms for P2P streaming systems 7

8 Research topics - II Switching architectures Input-queuing architectures Throughput and delay analysis of scheduling and matching algorithms QoS support Multicast scheduling PC-based (software) routers Storage virtualization for disaster recovery 8

9 Research topics - III Wireless networks Ad-hoc and sensor networks Wireless LANs (802.11b, 802.11e) and Bluetooth Vehicular and mobile ad-hoc networks Energy efficiency, QoS provisioning and cooperation Delay Tolerant Networks Satellite networks Performance analysis GPRS, UMTS Ad hoc and sensor networks 9

10 10 Research topics - IV Optical networks Optical switching architectures Passive Optical Networks (PONs) WDM metro networks MAC protocols Wavelength-routed networks: Logical topology design Routing and wavelength assignment

11 11 Research topics - V IP Traffic measurement Traffic characterization Traffic classification Traffic anomaly detection Passive measurement tools and techniques Internet tomography

12 12 Research topics - VI IP networks Energy Efficient Networks Voice and Video over IP Routing algorithms Congestion management New, improved versions of the TCP protocol TCP models

13 13 Research tools Stochastic modeling Queuing systems Markovian models Generalized stochastic Petri nets Lyapunov theory Fluid models Game theory Simulation Internally developed tools Add-on modules for standard simulators (ns2, Omnet++)

14 14 Research tools Advanced optimization techniques Tabu search Simulated annealing Genetic algorithms Measurement Tools IP and TCP oriented tools Tstat: traffic traces analysis tool (detailed TCP and UDP analysis)

15 15 Laboratories INLAB (Integrated Networks LABoratory), jointly with CSP LAQ (High-Quality Laboratories) sponsored by Politecnico di Torino: LIPAR (Laboratory on Internet: Network Protocols and Architectures) PhotonLab, jointly with other groups working on optical technologies

16 16 Main research contracts Industry Vodafone-Omnitel Cisco Topix Alcatel CSP IBM Labs Zurich Alenia Telecom Italia British Telecom NEC Europe Lucent Bell Labs Research Agencies EU: FP7: NAPA-WINE (STREP), FEDERICA (I3), BONE (NoE), NEWCOM++ (NoE), EURO-NF (NoE) FP6: e-Photon/One (NoE), EURO- NGI (NoE), NEWCOM (NoE), NOBEL (IP) MIUR (the Italian Ministry for University and Scientific Research) Regional (Piedmont) Research Funding CNR (the Italian National Research Council) ASI (the Italian Space Agency)

17 17 Current international collaborations CISCO, USA (Dr. Flavio Bononi) Columbia University, New York, NY (Prof. Luca Carloni) IBM Zurich, Switzerland (Dr. Ronald Luijten, Dr. Cyriel Minkenberg) Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mumbai, India (Prof. D. Manjunath) Institut Eurécom, France (Prof. Fethi Filali) Narus, USA (Dr. Antonio Nucci) Purdue University (Prof. Sanjay Rao) Rice University, Houston, TX (Prof. Ed Knightly) University of California San Diego, USA (Prof. Ramesh Rao) University of California Davis, USA (Prof. Biswanath Mukherjee)

18 18 Past international collaborations Alcatel, France (Francesco Masetti now at Alcatel China) Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ (Prof. Martin Reisslein) Carnegie Mellon University (Prof. Hui Zhang) Centre de Recherche sur les Transports of Montreal, Canada (Prof. Gabriel Crainic) Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland (Prof. Jean-Yves Le Boudec) Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Prof. Edmundo de Souza e Silva) France Telecom, Paris, France (Prof. Jim Roberts) Intel Labs, Cambridge, UK (Dr. Christophe Diot, now at Thompson) Lucent Bell Labs (Dr. Andrea Francini) MIT, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston (Prof. Eytan Modiano, Prof. Devavrat Shah) SprintLabs, Burlingame, CA (Christophe Diot now at Thompson, Dr. Antonio Nucci now at Narus) Stanford University, USA (Prof. Nick Mc Keown, Prof. Balaji Prabhakar) Technical University of Budapest, Hungary (Prof. Laszlo Jereb, now at Sopron University, Hungary) University of California Berkeley, USA (Prof. Ion Stoica) University of California Los Angeles, USA (Prof. Mario Gerla) University of Massachusetts (UMass) (Prof. Jim Kurose, Prof. Don Towsley)

19 Editorial activities Editorial boards ACM/IEEE Transactions on Networking, Elsevier Computer Networks, Elsevier Optical Switching and Networking. IEEE Communications Letters, Elsevier AdHoc Networks Journal, … TPC participation IEEE INFOCOM, IEEE GLOBECOM, IEEE ICC, ACM MOBICOM, ACM MOBIHOC, ECOC, … Conference organization IT-NEWS (QoS-IP) 2008, QoS-IP 2005, HPSR 2003, ONDM 2002, … ECOC 2010 (planned) 19

20 20 Conclusions Contacts: TNG home page TNG email address Publications online

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