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    Introductory Presentation on COMNET Aalto Department Introductory Presentation on COMNET Aalto Department Presentation Transcript

    • Department of Communications Comnet Communications and Networking (Comnet)
    • Comnet • Personnel: ~140 • 7 tenured professors + 2 others + 2 being filled • Head of Department: Prof. Riku Jäntti 19.8.2013 Comnet 2 Comnet is a multi-disciplinary unit of research and higher education covering communications and networking technology, networking business and human aspects of communications. In its area, Comnet is the largest unit in Finland. http://comnet.aalto.fi/en/
    • Income 2012: 9 909 887 € (External funding64%) 36 % 23 % 5 % 1 % 2 % 2012 Income distribution Aalto funding Academy of Finland 8/19/2013 Comnet 3 9 %24 % 23 % Tekes Finnish companies EC funding Other funding Internal funding (MIDE etc.)
    • From rapid growth towards steady state 0 500 000 1 000 000 1 500 000 2 000 000 2 500 000 3 000 000 3 500 000 4 000 000 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2011 2012 8/19/2013 Comnet 4 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 80 85 90 95 100 105 110 115 120 125 130 135 Person years
    • Publications 60 80 100 120 140 160 180 200 90 141 143 170 186 All publications 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 60 53 60 Journal articles 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 8/19/2013 Comnet 5 0 20 40 60 0 20 40 27 32 33 53
    • Degrees 8/19/2013 Comnet 6 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 D.Sc. (Tech.) 2 4 7 8 7 Lic.Sc. (Tech.) 3 1 1 2 M.Sc. (Tech.) 81 91 144 68 58
    • Professors Raimo Kantola Jukka MannerJörg Ott Patric Östergȧrd Internet Technology Communications engineering Communications ecosystems Information theory 8/19/2013 Comnet 7 Riku Jäntti Olav Tirkkonen Jyri Hämäläinen Heikki Hämmäinen Communications engineering Communications ecosystems Antti Oulasvirta
    • Comnet Comnet Research
    • Comnet: Fundamental & Applied Research Increasing TechnologyIncreasing Technology Capabilities Growing Role of Comnet Research: Strong industry background Grand Challenges 8/19/2013 Comnet 9 Growing Role of Software Deep Embedding in Society Focus Areas Fundamental Research Themes Strategic Future Network Research
    • Research Themes & Focus Areas Communications ecosystems 8/19/2013 Comnet 10
    • Research and Societal/Industrial Impact COMNET Usage traces PrototypesPrototypes Experience Publications Scientific testbeds 8/19/2013 Comnet 11 Research Usage traces SoftwareSoftware Field data Knowledge Controlled lab environment SocietySociety
    • Grand Challenges Carbon-neutral networking • Sustainable communications • Connecting the remaining 2 billion to mobile and 5 billion to Internet Instant wireless Internet • Wireless access delays below the limit of human Source: EU FP7 project EARTH Source: NSN • Wireless access delays below the limit of human perception Scaling the Internet to a thousand devices per user • Internet of things, cyber-physical systems Secure cyber space • Network security, trust, critical infrastructure protection 8/19/2013 Comnet 12 Source: Ericsson “Aalto University found a total of 2 915 automation devices in Finland that were accessible to just about anybody through the Internet – and vulnerable to cyber attacks.”
    • Communications and Information Theory Computational methods in discrete matematics and information theory Prof. Östergård • Mathematical objects (existence and classification problems) • Combinatorial algorithms libexact package Advanced Transmission Methods Professors Hämäläinen and Tirkkonen • Space-time block codes, • Codeboodk design for MIMO systems • Optimized CQI feedback • Nonlinearity (DirtyRF) 8/19/2013 Comnet 13 Beamforming codebooks based on Grassmannian Packings
    • Advanced Radio Communication Systems (1/2) Professors Hämäläinen, Jäntti and Tirkkonen Cognitive radio and spectrum aware communications • Co-primary and secondary sharing • Overlay (black space) and underlay (D2D) transmissions • Interference modeling and control Cognitive radio network testbed • Interference modeling and control Wireless broadband systems and system optimization • HETNETS and deployable networks • Small cells, relays • Self-organization & self-optimization • RRM • Energy efficiency 8/19/2013 Comnet 14 TVWS Assesment tool http://quasar.netlab.hut.fi/ 3GPP compliant simulation tools
    • Advanced Radio Communication Systems (2/2) Wireless Sensor Systems Professors Jäntti and Ott • Real-time sensing • HW & SW Architectures • Development and testing tools • Protocols • IoT, automation, and military applications pRoot node and middeware • IoT, automation, and military applications • RF tomographic imaging and Device Free Localization (DFL) 8/19/2013 Comnet 15 DFL System http://wsn.aalto.fi/en/
    • Performance analysis and teletraffic theory Queuing theory and teletraffic theory Docent Aalto • Age and size based scheduling • Dispatching problems • Flow level performance analysis • Internet traffic engineering • P2P, wireless networks, M2M communications,… Size- and state aware dispatching Performance measurements Prof. Manner • Energy-consumption measurements • Experimental data center • Internet traffic measurements • Mobile access speed measurement service: Netradar (http://www.netradar.org/en) 8/19/2013 Comnet 16 Comnet data center Netradar
    • Internet technologies (1/2) Professors Kantola, Manner, and Ott Networking technology • Carrier grade Ethernet • Access and core networks • Software defined networking (OpenFlow) • Energy efficient communications and networking Network security and trust • Internet wide trust / Evolution of cooperation • Customer edge switching • Cyber security: Security of critical infrastructure 8/19/2013 Comnet 17 I Plausible deniability ControllerOperations center Actual target Entry host Internet C&C Dropper Weapons assembly -platform components -payloads Module library Control place for Carrier-Grade Ethernet Network Analysis of Cyber weapons and attacks
    • Internet technologies (2/2) Internet protocols • End-to-end transport, multipath transport, flow and congestion control • Customer Edge Traversal • Transport layer cognitivity • Opportunistic Networking • DTN routing, transport, and application protocols • P2P • Content-based networking The ONE simulator for Opportunisti Networking http://www.netlab.tkk.fi/tutkimus/dtn/theone/• Content-based networking • Multimedia protocols • Energy efficient operation • IETF standardization Military communications • Tacoms - Tactical Communications for Federated Network Environment • Generic messaging protocol (MICS) 8/19/2013 Comnet 18 http://www.netlab.tkk.fi/tutkimus/dtn/theone/ Proxies for Energy-Efficient Web Access
    • Network Economics Prof. Hämmäinen Quantitative analysis of mobile user behavior • Challenging the boundaries of complex data mining, privacy • Understand the behavior in context, social activity and service adaption/diffusion Contextual patterns in mobile service usage Optimal industry and technical architecture for flexible radio access • Enable flexible spectrum use: Technical, regulatory and economic rules Techno-economic bottlenecks of Internet scalability • Identify and eliminate techno-economical bottlenecks preventing the scaling of Internet 8/19/2013 Comnet 19 Spectrum regulation phase diagram Contextual patterns in mobile service usage
    • Comnet Comnet Education 19.8.2013 Laitoksen nimi 20
    • Master’s programs Two international Master’s programs (120 ECTS): • Communications Engineering (Oldest International Master’s program in Aalto) • Communications Ecosystems • New ’ICT’ program 2015? 150 200 250 300 350 Communications Engineering (Tot) CE/Networking Technology CE/Radio Communications CE/Digital Signal 195 102 Several dual-degree programs • Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan (KTH), Sweden • Universidad Politécnica de Catalunya (UPC), Spain • Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, Portugal • Telecom SudParis, France 8/19/2013 Comnet 21 http://www.aalto.fi/en/studies//education/programme/comm unications_engineering_master/ http://www.aalto.fi/en/studies//education/programme/comm unications_ecosystem_master/ 0 50 100 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 CE/Digital Signal Processing Communications Ecosystem 47 46 19