GROW News Jun/2011

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Vol. 6, No. 6, June 2011

In this issue:
1. People
2. Publications
3. Conferences, Meetings & Seminars
4. Projects


1. People

Information about incoming and outgoing people, besides other related news.

Episode XI of STAR WARM (STill AnotheR Wonderful Annual Reunion in Monsaraz) took place on June 25th, gathering around 50 people (including around a dozen of kids). It was fun, again, enabling GROWers, and their families to enjoy themselves in the relaxed environment of Monsaraz.


2. Publications

Information about publications, at both national and international levels, concerning papers submitted, accepted, or published in the period.

R. Aguero, L. Caeiro, L.M. Correia, L. Ferreira, M. Garcia-Arranz, L. Suciu and A. Timm-Giel, “OConS: Towards Open Connectivity Services in the Future Internet”, submitted to MONAMI – 3rd International ICST Conference on Mobile Networks & Management, Aveiro, Portugal, Sep. 2011

Michal Mackowiak, Carla Oliveira, Carlos Lopes and Luis M. Correia, “A Statistical Analysis of the Influence of the Human Body on the Radiation Pattern of Wearable Antennas”, accepted to PIMRC’2011 – 22nd IEEE Symposium on Personal, Indoor, Mobile and Radio Communications, Toronto, Canada, Sep. 2011.

Lúcio Ferreira and Luis M. Correia, “Energy-Efficient Radio Resource Management in Self-Organised Multi-Radio Wireless Mesh Networks”, accepted to PIMRC’2011 – 22nd IEEE Symposium on Personal, Indoor, Mobile and Radio Communications, Toronto, Canada, Sep. 2011.

Luis M. Correia, “An overview of SAIL”, Proc. of SESERV Workshop on Building the Future Internet, Oxford, UK, June 2011.


3. Conferences, Meetings & Seminars

List of Conferences, Meetings, Seminars, and other events held and attended during this period, and to be held the following month.

Luis M. Correia
Future Networks and Mobile Summit, Warsaw, Poland

Luis M. Correia
Net!Works Steering Board meeting, Warsaw, Poland

Luis M. Correia
Net!Works Expert Group meeting, Warsaw, Poland

Michal Mackowiak, “Modelling the Influence of Body Dynamics on the Radiation Pattern of Wearable Antennas in Off-Body Radio Channels”
Luis M. Correia
COST Action IC1004 meeting, Lund, Sweden

Luis M. Correia
SmartSantander Review, Santander, Spain

Luis M. Correia, “An overview of SAIL”
Daniel Sebastião, João Gonçalves
SESERV Workshop on Building the Future Internet, Oxford, UK

Luis M. Correia
NEWCOM++ Review, Brussels, Belgium.


4. Projects

News about the several projects in which GROW is involved.

Filipe Cardoso has started the work on writing a Joint Paper on Energy Efficient Multi-Antenna Techniques. António Serrador prepared a set of simulation scenarios and variations by exploring all available RATs (WCDMA, HSPA and LTE) and all EARTH services and traffic loads, including the new M2M service.

Net!Works –
An update of the White Paper on Smart Cities Applications and Requirements has been circulated as a contribution to the SARA (Strategic Applications and Research Agenda).

monIT –
The 10 finalists from Prémio monIT 2011 will present their work at the final, which will be held at IST on July 9th. Measurements have been made in some locations in Madeira and Porto Santo Islands, and a new continuous measurements network composed by 5 stations has been installed in Vila Real. As usual, all results can be checked at the Project’s website.

Daniel Sebastião and João Gonçalves are finalising their work on Deliverable D.A.7 “New business models and business dynamics of the future networks”. Luisa Caeiro and Lúcio Ferreira have been working on the detailed review of Deliverable D.C.1 “Architectural Concepts of Connectivity Services”. They have contributed to a poster at FuNeMS’2011. Lúcio Ferreira has been also reviewing D.A.7 from WP-C viewpoint.


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