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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 11 associate professors 10 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 – Full 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 10 faculty members: 2 full professors 4 associate professors 4 assistant professors ~5 Post-Docs ~25 PhD Students

6 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 Design of P2P-TV applications 6

7 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 Energy efficiency in switching architectures Networks on chip 7

8 Research topics - III Wireless networks Ad-hoc and sensor networks Wireless LANs (802.11a/b/g/e) Vehicular and mobile ad-hoc networks Energy efficiency, QoS provisioning and cooperation Delay Tolerant Networks Cognitive radio networks Optimization and performance analysis (modelling, simulation, experimental testbeds) 8

9 9 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

10 10 Research topics - V IP Traffic measurement Traffic characterization Traffic classification Traffic anomaly detection Passive measurement tools and techniques Internet service characterization CDN system analysis Cloud based service monitoring

11 11 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

12 12 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++)

13 13 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)

14 14 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

15 15 Main research contracts Industry Alcatel-Lucent Alenia British Telecom Cisco CSP Fastweb IBM Labs Zurich NEC Europe Narus Inc - Boeing Telecom Italia Topix Vodafone-Omnitel Research Agencies EU: FP7: TREND (NoE), ECONET (IP), Stamina (FET), NAPA-WINE (STREP), FEDERICA (I3), BONE (NoE), NEWCOM++ (NoE), EURO- NF (NoE), STRONGEST (IP) 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)

16 16 Current international collaborations CISCO, USA (Dr. Flavio Bononi) Columbia University, New York, NY (Prof. Luca Carloni) Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mumbai, India (Prof. D. Manjunath) Institut Eurécom, France (Prof. Fethi Filali) Narus, USA (Dr. Antonio Nucci) MIT, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston (Prof. Eytan Modiano) 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)

17 17 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) IBM Zurich, Switzerland (Dr. Ronald Luijten, Dr. Cyriel Minkenberg) Intel Labs, Cambridge, UK (Dr. Christophe Diot, now at Thompson) Lucent Bell Labs (Dr. Andrea Francini) 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)

18 Editorial activities Editorial boards ACM/IEEE Transactions on Networking, Elsevier Computer Networks, Elsevier Optical Switching and Networking. IEEE Communications Letters, Elsevier AdHoc Networks Journal,, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, Elsevier Computer Communications, … TPC participation IEEE INFOCOM, IEEE GLOBECOM, IEEE ICC, ACM Sigcomm, ACM CoNext, ACM MOBICOM, ACM MOBIHOC, IEEE VTC, ECOC, … Conference organization WONS 2012, WONS 2010, MobiHoc 2009, IT-NEWS (QoS-IP) 2008, MSWiM 2006, WONS 2006, QoS-IP 2005, HPSR 2003, ONDM 2002, … ECOC 2010 (in Turin), INFOCOM 2013 (in Turin) 18

19 19 Conclusions Contacts: TNG home page TNG email address Publications online

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