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Fall 2012 CIS-ECE Distinguished Lecture Series
When: October 19, 2012, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday
Where: Auditorium IAVS

Utility-based Routing and its Applications in Dynamic Wireless Networks

Distinguished Speaker: Prof. Jie Wu, IEEE Fellow, Temple University

Abstract: A paramount concern in dynamic wireless networks is efficient utilization of limited resources. The dynamic nature of wireless networks makes it difficult use limited resources in a cost-efficient way. The traditional single utility model, such as link quality, is inadequate for addressing this problem. In this talk, a composite utility model is presented together with a routing application in dynamic wireless networks. In this model, both cost and link quality are integrated into a single network utility metric together with the benefit of successful packet delivery to measure routing optimality. Efficient centralized and distributed algorithms are presented. Finally, several extensions of the basic model are discussed.

Speaker’s Biography: Jie Wu is the chair and a Laura H. Carnell Professor in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at Temple University. Prior to joining Temple University, he was a program director at the National Science Foundation and Distinguished Professor at Florida Atlantic University. His research interests include wireless networks, mobile computing, routing protocols, fault-tolerant computing, and interconnection networks. Dr. Wu publications include over 600 papers in scholarly journals, conference proceedings, and books. He has served on several editorial boards, including IEEE Transactions on Computers and Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing. Dr. Wu was general co-chair for IEEE MASS 2006, IEEE IPDPS2008, and IEEE DCOSS 2009 and was the program co-chair for IEEE INFOCOMM 2011. He served as general chair for IEEE ICDCS 2013. He was an IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor and the chair for the IEEE Technical Committee on Distributed Processing (TCDP). Currently, Dr. Wu is an ACM Distinguished Speaker and a Fellow of the IEEE. He is the recipient of 2011 China Computer Federation (CCF) Overseas Outstanding Achievement Award.

Refreshments will be served!
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For more information about this distinguished lecture, please contact Habib M. Ammari at hammari@umd.umich.edu

Contact E-Mail: hammari@umd.umich.edu
Department: CIS
Category: Lecture
Audience: All
Submitted: October 12, 2012, 08:25 AM
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Approved by: Katharine R Markotan
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