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Browsing Theses (Electrical and Computer Engineering) by Supervisor "Cai, Lin"

Browsing Theses (Electrical and Computer Engineering) by Supervisor "Cai, Lin"

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  • Zhang, Haoyuan (2017-06-28)
    Physical layer network coding (PNC) was proposed under the two-way relay hannel (TWRC) scenario, where two sources exchange information aided by a relay. PNC allows the two sources to transmit to the relay simultaneously, ...
  • Zhang, Ruonan (2010-01-26)
    This thesis presents a cross-layer design and optimization for emerging wideband wireless networks supporting multimedia applications, considering the interactions of the wireless channel characteristics, the physical and ...
  • Chen, Jiayi (2017-07-19)
    The privacy issues in online social networks (OSNs) have been increasingly arousing the public awareness since it is possible for attackers to launch several kinds of attacks to obtain users' sensitive and private information ...
  • Zhou, Kan (2015-04-16)
    Conventionally, to support varying power demand, the utility company must prepare to supply more electricity than actually needed, which causes inefficiency and waste. With the increasing penetration of renewable energy ...
  • Zheng, Lei (2014-12-24)
    In the past decades, wireless Machine-to-Machine (M2M) networks have been developed in various industrial and public service areas and envisioned to improve our daily life in next decades, e.g., energy, manufacturing, ...
  • Shihab, Emad (2008-04-21)
    The use of directional antennae in ad-hoc networks has received growing attention in recent years because of the benefits including, high spatial reuse, higher antenna gains, etc. At the same time, using directional antennae ...
  • Ghasemiahmadi, Mohammad (2017-12-19)
    The promise of Internet of Things (IoT) and mass connectivity has brought many applications and along with them many new challenges to be solved. Recognizing sensor networks as one of the main applications of IoT, this ...
  • Li, Yue (2018-08-28)
    The rapid development of Machine-Type-Communication (MTC) has brought big challenges to cellular networks such as super-dense devices and high-shadowing channels which may substantially decrease the spectrum efficiency and ...
  • Wei, Zhe (2017-12-20)
    The development of electric vehicle (EV) greatly promotes building a green and sustainable society. The new technology also brings new challenges. With the penetration of electric vehicles, the charging demands are increasing, ...
  • Xing, Min (2015-04-29)
    There is an increasing demand for multimedia services in heterogeneous wireless networks. Considering the highly dynamic wireless channels and the relatively large size of the multimedia data, how to support efficient and ...
  • Luo, Yuanqian (2013-03-27)
    This thesis presents packet-level channel modeling, spectrum efficiency optimization and channel estimation for wireless cooperative communication systems with diversity combining. Cooperative transmission in a wireless ...
  • Ma, Haoling (2009-11-04)
    A sensor network is comprised of a large number of sensor nodes with limited power, which collect and process data from a target domain and transmit information back to specific sites, such as, headquarters and disaster ...
  • Yang, Zhe (2013-05-08)
    Wireless networks become more and more important in modern information systems as the last mile/meter solutions, thanks to the flexibility of mobile access to facilitate Internet access anytime, anywhere. Given the limited ...
  • Tiwari, Vivek (2012-09-10)
    Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks (VANET), a derivative of mobile networks, has the capability to increase the safety, e ciency and comfort of transportation systems, and provide users on-the-road Internet connectivity. Because ...
  • Abdullah, Ahmad Ali (2011-12-01)
    Improving the performance of the wireless multihop ad hoc networks faces several challenges. In omni-directional antenna based solutions, the use of the RTS/CTS mechanism does not completely eliminate the hidden-terminal ...
  • Ma, Bojiang (2011-09-06)
    With the limited wireless spectrum and the ever-increasing demand for wireless services, two issues are pressing and difficult: efficient spectrum utilization and heterogeneous traffic management. Throughput and utility ...
  • Xiang, Siyuan (2013-03-12)
    With the increasing demand of video applications in wireless networks, how to better support video transmission over wireless networks has drawn much attention to the research community. Time-varying and error-prone ...
  • Chen, Yi (2016-12-13)
    In this dissertation, we discuss throughput-optimal scheduling design in multiuser wireless networks. Throughput-optimal scheduling algorithm design in wireless systems with flow-level dynamics is a challenging open problem, ...
  • Wang, Xuan (2014-10-15)
    In this dissertation, we discuss various aspects of scheduling and resource allocation in multi-user wireless systems. This work starts from how to utilize advanced physical-layer technology to improve the system ...
  • Wan, Fengdan (2008-08-11)
    Internet protocol TV (IPTV) is predicted to be the key technology winner in the future. It has, however, stringent quality of service (QoS) requirements. When IPTV traffic shares the network resources with other traffic ...

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