Running behind `Birds'! -- with my Camera !!

RangaRao Venkatesha Prasad (VP)
Assistant Professor, Embedded Software ,
Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science Department
Delft University of Technology
Mekelweg, 4, 2628 CD, Delft, The Netherlands
Email: r.r.venkateshaprasad @ tudelft DOT nl; rvprasad AT gmail.com; rvprasad @ ieee DOT org
Phone: +31 15 2786272
Fax: +31 15 2781774
Mobile: +31 (0)629268628, +31 (0)626118055;

 

Non-academic

A Noble Cause... You can make a difference!

"God ! Teach us to smile, But let us not forget, we had cried some day ! -- Sindhutai"

Playing with my Daughter... ! She found a new Word called Toice

(Tossing a coin and making a choice J)

 

Why do PhD? Here is an anonymized email, which I received in 2005. Have a nice read …


Przemyslaw Pawelczak imitating Me!

Academic News

 

*Now Senior Member ACM and Secretary IEEE ComSoc Standards Development Board

 

MSc Thesis Topics

1. Zero Energy Networks (ZEN), 2. Cognitive Radio MAC, 3. Fairness in CRN, 4. Energy Harvesting, 5. Energy Efficient Networking, 6. Internet of Things
(Thesis opportunities in other international establishments/institutions)

 

Open: VoIP related problems/challenges – trying collaboration with some industries.

 

Please attend E2Nets Workshop in ICC-2012

Our Paper in IEEE Communication Letters listed on IEEE ComSoc Technology News as one of the most interesting, timely, and newsworthy articles.


Research Interests

VoIP, Cognitive Radio, Internet of Things, Personal Networks, 60GHz Networking, Computer Networks, Traffic Modelling, Software Product Development, Modelling and Analysis, Emulation of Wireless PANs, Energy Efficiency in Wireless Networks.


Education

 

Professional Activities

  • Member: ACM, IEEE, IEEE SA, IEEE ComSoc, IEEE DySPAN (formerly IEEE SCC41 & IEEE P1900): technical committee member and Workgroup member, IEEE technical committee member on Communication, Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks, Cognitive Networks, IEEE Technical Committee Computer and Communications, IEEE TCCN Secretary, TCCC liaison for Communications Society Standards Board (CSSB);

 

  • Organizing/Technical Program Committee member: TPC Chair and Organizing Committee Member, CogNet: Workshop on "Towards Cognition in Wireless Networks", ICC-2009 Dresden, ICC-2008 Beijing China, and ICC-2007 Glasgow UK; Organizing committee and Steering Committee: Personalized Networks Workshop 2006, 2007, 2009; Tutorial Co-Chair IEEE CCNC-2009, Las Vegas; Demonstration Chair IEEE CCNC-2010; Publication Chair, COMSWARE-2009, Spain; Co-Chair WILLOPAN @IEEE COMSWARE, Bangalore 2008; ACM SIGCHI 2004 (late breaking results - associate chair); TPC member of IEEE Symposium on Computer and Communications -- 2002 (Italy) 2003 (Turkey), 2004 (Egypt), 2005(Spain), 2006(Italy), 2007 (Portugal), 2008 (Moracco); TPC member ATNAC-2004; TPC member COMSWARE-2007; TPC member CROWNCOM-{2007, 2008}; TPC member IEEE GlobeCom-2007{wireless Networking}, 2008, 2009, 2010{Selected Areas in Communication}; TPC member ChainaCom-{2007, 2008}; TPC member CoNET-2007; ACM MM Systems and Networking (SP) 2007; ACM VRST-2007; TPC ICC- Wireless Networking-{2008, 2009};TPC ICC-2008 Advances in Networks and Internet; TPC ICC Ad Hoc Sensor Networking Symposium {2008, 2009}; TPC ICC Selected Areas Communication-2009, AHSN ICC-2010; TPC IEEE WCNC - {2008, 2009, 2010}; TPC IEEE ICCCN-2008; ICUFN-2009, 2010, TPC Wireless Networking and Cognitive Radio Track of the IEEE 68th Vehicular Technology Conference: VTC2008-Fall, VTC2009-Spring, VTC2010-Spring, VTC2010-Fall; TPC PIMRC 2008; TPC Networking Track IEEE CCNC-2009; TPC IEEE ICCCN-2008 Cognitive Radio Track; TPC WICON-2008, 2009; TPC Member IEEE ADCOM-2008;TPC WoNGen-2008 (with IEEE HiPC); TPC MOBILIGHT-2009, 2010; TPC Wireless VITAE 2009; TPC COGCOM2009 (ICCCN); Ubi-Islands 2009, 2010 ;COGCOM 2009 (ICCCN);  SDR/Whitespace Workshop with SECON, 2010;  IEEE IMSAA 2009; Cognitive and Resource Aware Communication (CRWC), ICCCN 2011; NCC, Bangalore, 2011; International Conference on Ubiquitous and Future Networks (IEEE ICUFN) 2009, 2010;  Member International Conference on Future Information Networks (ICFIN), 2009; International Conference on Computer Science and Global Communications Technology, Nepal, 2009; Ubi-Islands 2009, 2010; IWCMC 2011, 2012; Cognitive, Cooperative & Diversity Techniques (CCDT),  2012; IEEE GreenCom 2011; Workshop Cognitive Radio Resource Aware Networks (CR-RAN), 2010;  Workshop on CR-TVWS, IPCCC, 2010; Advances in Next Generation Services and Service Architectures (ANGSA) 2010; Mobihealth, with MobiHoc, 2011; Wireless Telecommunication Symposium (WTS), 2010; Cognitive and Cooperative Networks at Infocm 2011; CROWNCOM 2011; CogArt 2009, 2011

 

  • Journals Reviewed for: International Journal of Modelling and Simulation, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, IEEE Transactions on Computers, IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, IEEE Software, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and distributed Systems, Ad-Hoc & Sensor wireless Networks Journal, IEEE Transaction on Multimedia, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communication, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, IEEE Computer, IEEE Multimedia, IEEE Internet Computing Journal, IEEE Communications, IEEE Security and Privacy Journal, IEEE Software, Elsevier Speech Communications, Elsevier Journal of Network and Computer Applications, Elsevier Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, Elsevier Journal of Computer Networks, Elsevier Journal of Computer Communication, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communication, IEEE Communication Letters, IEEE Transactions on Communications; Hindawi Journals, IEEE Transactions on Communication.

 

  • Conferences Reviewed for: ACM workshop on MASWiMS {2003, 2004}, IEEE ICCS{2006}, IEEE ICNP{2006}, ACM SIGCHI {2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010}, ACM-SIGCHI DIS2004, British HCI {2006, 2007, 2008}, ACM CSCW {2004, 2008, 2010}, HCI {2006, 2007, 2008}, CCCT {2004, 2005}, RMCI {2005, 2006, 2007, 2008}, IEEE EW{2006}, IEEE Symposium on Computer and Communications {2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007}, ChainaCom{2007, 2008}, CrownCom{2007, 2008}, CoNET-2007, ICCN-2007, IEEE IC3N-2008, IEEE SCVT-2007; IEEE TenCon-2008, DySpan-2008, 2010, NTMS-2009, Session chair at a few of the above conferences

 

Patent Applications: 8+3(PCT)

Erdġs number: 5 (Paul Erdġs > Joel H. Spencer > Remco van der Hofstad > Piet Van Mieghem > Ramin Hekmat > R Venkatesha Prasad)

 

Work Experience

  • Faculty, Wireless and Mobile Communications, Faculty of EEMCS, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands, March 2005 to 2011
    Work profile: Research in the area of Personal Networks, their Architectures and Cognitive Radio
  • Senior Design Consultant, for Esqube Communication Solutions Pvt. Ltd., July 2006 to 2009
  • Consultant for Esqube Communication Solutions Pvt. Ltd., November 2003 to March 2005
    Work profile: Member of of VoIP infrastructure development team. Developed products: VQube, a novel web based VoIP client CQube and "Adhoc Service Network" using Bluetooth devices
  • Project Associate and Consultant at CEDT, IISc, Bangalore, April 1999 to July 2003
    Work profile: Architectural Design and Software design for VoIP within Nortel and ADC Telecommunication sponsored project "Design and Implement of Voice over IP Test-bed". Work involved the design and implementation of following servers as part of the VoIP test-bed: Call Processor (Soft Exchange), Conference Server, Voice Mail Server and PSTN Gateway
  • Project Associate at ERNET Lab, ECE, IISc, Bangalore, February 1996 to July 1996
    Work Profile: Implementation and testing of Dual Queue Dual Bus Network Cards for WAN/MAN networks using TAXI chips
  • Consultant TPC Energy Management, Bangalore, May 1995 to February 1996
    Work profile: Design of UPS and Universal Timers for Household and Industrial Applications

 

Supervision of Students: PhD: 8 (graduated) ; MSc: 10 (graduated)

 

Faculty/Staff I work/worked with and Students

  • Prof. Ignas Niemegeers
  • Prof. Koen Langendoen
  • Dr. Ertan Onur
  • Dr. Martin Jacobsson (in Uppsala)
  • S Vijay (MSc, graduated, cum laude, currently pursuing PhD)
  • Akshay Uttama Nambi (Pursuing PhD)
  • Kishor Chandra (Pursuing PhD)
  • Chayan Sarkar (Pursuing PhD)
  • Stefan Aust (Pursuing PhD)
  • Bien Quang (Pursuing PhD)
  • Shi Huaizhou (Pursuing PhD)
  • Dr. T V Prabhakar (graduated, with IISc Bangalore)
  • Dr. Javad Vzifehdan (graduated, cum laude)
  • Dr. Jing Wang (graduated)
  • Dr. Xueli An (PhD, graduated)
  • Dr. Cheng Guo (PhD, graduated)
  • Dr. Y Gu (PhD, graduated)
  • Dr. Przemyslaw Pawelczak (PhD, graduated)
  • Dr. Bao Linh (PhD, graduated)
  • Yukun Zhao (MSc, graduated)
  • Ke Dong (MSc, graduated)
  • Yiyu Zhao (MSc, graduated)
  • Y.Gu (MSc, graduated)
  • Yonghua Li (MSc, graduated)
  • Hani Dabbagh (MSc, graduated)
  • Maximillian Sandman

 

PostDocs ...

  • Dr. Jing Wang  (now with Cisco)
  • Dr. Xueli An (now with Bell Labs)
  • Dr. Javad Vazifehdan  (now with ASML)

JOURNALS

[1]                 Maurizio Murroni, R Venkatesha Prasad, et al., “IEEE 1900.6 Spectrum Sensing Interfaces and Data Structures for Dynamic Spectrum Access and other Advanced Radio Communication Systems Standard: Technical Aspects and Future Outlook”, IEEE Communications, Dec 2011. PDF

[2]                 Xueli An, R. Venkatesha Prasad, and Ignas Niemegeers, “Impact of Antenna Pattern and Link Model on Directional Neighbor Discovery in 60 GHz Networks”, IEEE Trans. On Wireless Communication, Vol. 10, No. 5, May 2011. PDF

[3]                 Ke Dong, Diptanil Debbarma, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Cheng Guo, “Performance Study of Clustering of ZigBee Devices in OPNET”, short note, ACM Performance Evaluation Review. PDF

[4]                 Jinglong Zhou, Venkatesha Prasad R, Yue Lu, Ignas Niemegeers, "Analysis of a Multi-hop Integrated UMTS and WLAN Network", Springer Telecommunication Systems Journal, Accepted; PDF

[5]                 Cheng Guo, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Jiang Jie He, Martin Jacobsson and Ignas Niemegeers, “Designing a flexible and low-cost testbed for Wireless Sensor Networks”, Int. J. Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing, Accepted. PDF

[6]                 Bien Van Quang, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Ignas Niemegeers, "A Survey on Handoffs – Lessons for 60 GHz Based Wireless Systems," Journal of IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials. PDF

[7]                 Javad Vazifehdan, R Venkatesha Prasad, Ignas Niemegeers, “Energy-Aware Routing Algorithms for Wireless Ad Hoc Networks with Heterogeneous Power Supplies” Accepted Elsevier Comm. Networks. PDF

[8]                 Javad Vazifehdan, R Venkatesha Prasad, M. Jacobsson, Ignas Niemegeers, “An Analytical Energy Consumption Model for Packet Transfer over Wireless Links", IEEE Communication Letters. PDF

[9]                 Bien Van Quang, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Ignas Niemegeers, "Handoff in Radio over Fiber Indoor Networks at 60 GHz", Journal of Wireless Mobile Networks, Ubiquitous Computing, and Dependable Applications, 2010. PDF

[10]             X. An, C. S. Sum, R. V. Prasad, H. Harada, and I. Niemegeers, “Performance Analysis of Synchronization Frame based Interference Mitigation in 60 GHz WPANs," IEEE Communications Letters, 2010.  PDF

[11]             J. Wang, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Ignas Niemegeers, “Solving the Uncertainty of Vertical Handovers in Multi-radio Home Networks Computer Communications", Computer Communications, Elsevier, accepted for publication, 17 Feb. 2010. PDF

[12]             J. Wang, R. Venkatesha Prasad, and Ignas Niemegeers, “In House High Definition Multimedia: An Overview on Quality-of-Service Requirements", International Journal of Research and Reviews in Computer Science, Science Academy Publisher Mar. 2010 PDF

[13]             T V Prabhakar, Jamadagni H.S., Akshay Uttama Nambi, Krishna Swaroop, R Venkatesha Prasad, Ignas Niemegeers, "A novel DTN based energy neutral transfer scheme for energy harvested WSN Gateways", ACM Performance Evaluation Review, Dec 2010. PDF

[14]             Y. Gu, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Ignas Niemegeers, “Mobility Modeling for Personal Networks”, Springer Wireless Personal Communications, 2010. PDF

[15]             F. Granelli, P. Pawe³czak, R. Venkatesha Prasad, K.P. Subbalakshmi, R. Chandramouli, J.A. Hoffmeyer, S. Berger, “Standardization and Research in Cognitive and Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks: IEEE SCC 41 Efforts and Open Issues”, IEEE Communications, Jan 2010. PDF

[16]             J. Wang, R. Venkatesha Prasad and Ignas Niemegeers, “Analyzing 60 GHz Radio Links for Indoor Communications”, IEEE Trans. on Consumer Electronics, vol: 55, no: 4, pp: 1832-1840, Nov. 2009. PDF

[17]             J. Wang, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Xueli An, Ignas Niemegeers, "Wireless Sensor Network Based In-door Positioning System for Context-aware Applications",  Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, 2009; 9:1–20. PDF

[18]             P. Pawe³czak, S. Pollin, H-S. W. So, A. Bahai, R.Venkatesha Prasad, R. Hekmat, “Performance Analysis of Multichannel Medium Access Control Algorithms for Opportunistic Spectrum Access”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Sept. 2009. PDF

[19]             P. Pawelczak, S. Pollin, H-S. W. So, A. Motamedi, A. Bahai, R.Venkatesha Prasad, R. Hekmat, “Quality of Service of Opportunistic Spectrum Access: A Medium Access Control Approach”, IEEE Wireless Communications, Volume: 15, No. 5, pp. 20-29, Oct, 2008. PDF

[20]             Novi Ineka, R Venkatesha Prasad, M. Jacobsson, Ignas Niemegeers, "Address Autoconfiguration in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks: Protocols and Techniques" IEEE Wireless Communications, Vol 15, No. 1, pp 70-80, Feb 2008. PDF

[21]             R. Venkatesha Prasad, P. Pawelczak, J. Hoffmeyer and S. Berger, "Cognitive Functionality in the Next-Generation Wireless Networks: Standardization Efforts", IEEE Communications, Vol. 46, No. 4 pp. 72-78, April 2008. PDF

[22]             Bao Linh Dang, M. Garcia Larrode, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Ignas Niemegeers, A. M. J. Koonen, "Radio over Fiber based Architecture for Seamless Wireless Indoor Communication in the 60 GHz band", Elsevier Computer Communication Journal, 30, 18 (Dec 2007), 3598–3613.  PDF

[23]             Anthony Lo, Weidong Lu, Martin Jacobsson, R Venkatesha Prasad and I. Niemegeers, "Personal Networks: An Overlay Architecture for 4G Mobile Communication Networks", Teletronikk journal, Vol.16, No.1, 2007. PDF

[24]             R. Venkatesha Prasad, H. S. Jamadagni, H. N. Shankar,  “Number of Floors for a Voice-Only Conference on Packet Networks - A Conjecture”, Proceedings IEE Communication, Special Issue on Internet Protocols, Technology and Applications (VoIP), 2004. PDF

[25]             Venkatesha Prasad, Joy Kuri, H. S. Jamadagni and Ravi Ravindranath, “A Scalable Architecture for VoIP Conferencing”, in Journal on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics (SCI), Vol. 1, No. 11, 2003. PDF

 

PEER REVIEWED BOOK CHAPTERS

 

[1]                 Cheng Guo, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Jing Wang, Vijay Sathyanarayana Rao, Ignas Niemegeers, “Localizing Persons using Body Area Sensor Network”, Developments in Wireless Network Prototyping, Design and Deployment: Future Generations, Ed. Mohammad Abdul Matin, IGI Global, 2012. Accepted.

[2]                 Malokhat Kamilova, Sonia Heemstra de Groot, Vijay Sathyanarayana Rao, R. Venkatesha Prasad, “Reputation-based resource management and reward mechanisms in distributed cooperative personal environments”, in Ed. Anand R. Prasad, John F. Buford and Vijay K. Gurbani, “Advances in Next Generation Services and Service Architectures Future Internet Services and Service Architectures”, River Publishers, 2011. PDF

[3]                 T.V. Prabhakar, R. Venkatesha Prasad, H.S. Jamadagni, Ignas Niemegeers, "Energy Consumption Profile for Energy Harvested WSNs" accepted for “Green Mobile – Energy Optimization and Scavenging Techniques for Mobile Devices and Networks”, edited by Hrishikesh Venkataraman and Gabriel-Miro, CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, USA.  PDF

[4]                 P. Pawe³czak, R. Venkatesha Prasad, “Defining Cognitive Radio”, Book Chapter in “Cognitive Radio Communications and Networks: Principles and Practice”, edited by A. Wyglinski, M. Nekovee, and Y. T. Hou, to be published by Elsevier in 2009.

[5]                 R Venkatesha Prasad, S Vijay, H N Shankar, Muralishankar, and “Multi-party Audio Conferencing on Wireless Networks, in Book “Broadband Mobile Multimedia: Techniques and Applications” CRC Press, Ed. Yan Zhang, et al. 2008.

[6]                 R Venkatesha Prasad, H. N. Shankar, R. S. Varchas, H. S. Jamadagni, and P. Pawe³czak, “User-centric Architecture for Virtual Voice-only VoIP Conferencing”, Towards the QoS Internet, ISBN: 978-972-95988-6-9, Wojciech Burakowski (editor), 2006.

 

REVIEWED SPRINGER LNCS

[1].           R. Venkatesha Prasad, Vijay S Rao, Ignas Niemegeers, and S. Heemstra de Groot, “Wireless Sensor Networks for a Zero-Energy Home", Vol. 0081, Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering series, Feb 2012. PDF

[2].           Prabhakar T. V., H. S. Jamadagni, Amar Sahu, R. Venkatesha Prasad,  “Lessons From The Sparse Sensor Network Deployment in Rural India,” Distributed Computing and Networking Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2010, Volume 5935/2010, 104-115, Springer in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series.

[3].           Cheng Guo, R. Venkatesha Prasad, JiangJie He, Martin Jacobsson, "A Framework for Flexible and Low-cost Wireless Testbed for Sensor Networks", Future Generation Communication and Networking (FGCN 2009), Springer Communications in Computer and Information Science, Volume 56, 2009, PP. 216-225. PDF

[4].           Yanying Gu, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Ignas Niemegeers, "A Mobility Model for Personal Networks (PN)", IFIP International Federation for information Processing, Volume 265, Advances in Ad Hoc Networking, Cuenca, P., Guerrero C., Puigjaner, R., Serra, B. (editors), (Boston: Springer), pp. 13-24.

[5].           Jing Wang, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Ignas Niemegeers, "Self-Configuration: Different Perspectives", in Self-Organizing Systems, Gerhard Goos, Juris Hartmanis, and Jan van Leeuwen (editors), Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science. ISSN0302-9743, pp. 225-239, Volume 4725, 2007

[6].           Yanying Gu, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Weidong Lu, I. Niemegeers, "Clustering in Ad Hoc Personal Network Formation", Computational Science (4), Wireless and Mobile Systems, Ed. Gerhard Goos, Juris Hartmanis, and Jan van Leeuwen (editors), in Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science Vol. 4490, ISSN 0302-9743 pp: 312-319, 2007.

[7].           R Venkatesha Prasad, Richard Hurni, H. S. Jamadagni, “A Proposal for Distributed Conferencing on SIP using Conference Servers” Management of Multimedia Network and Services, in Proceedings Series of Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), Vol. 2839, Marshall, Alan; Agoulmine, Nazim (Eds.), ISBN: 3-540-20050-9, Springer-Verlag, Belfast, pp. 32-45, September. 2003. PDF

[8].         R. Venkatesha Prasad, H. S. Jamadagni, Abhijeet Sangwan, M. C. Chiranth, “VAD for VoIP Using Cepstrum”, High Speed Networks and Multimedia Communication, in Proceedings Series of Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), Vol. 2720, Freire, Mário Marques; Lorenz, Pascal; Lee, Mike Myung-Ok (Eds.), ISBN: 3-540-40542-9, Springer-Verlag, Estoril, Portugal, pp. 522-530, July, 2003. PDF

 

STANDARDS

 

[1]           J. Hoffmeyer, D. Stewart, S. Berger, B. Eydt, F. Frantz, F. Granelli, K. Kontson, D. Murotake, K. Nolan, P. Pawe³czak, R. Venkatesha Prasad, R. Roy, M. Scoville, D. Sicker, D. Swain, and P. Tenhula, IEEE Standard Definitions and Concepts for Dynamic Spectrum Access: Terminology Relating to Emerging Wireless Networks, System Functionality, and Spectrum Management, IEEE 1900.1-2008 Standard, Oct. 2, 2008.

[2]           Stephen Berger, Kalle R. Kontson, Alexe E. Leu, Timothy X. Brown, Venkatesha Prasad, Fred Frantz, Donald M. Parker, Dennis Stewart, “IEEE Recommended Practice for the Analysis of In-Band and Adjacent Band Interference and Coexistence Between Radio Systems”, IEEE Std. 1900.2-2008, pp.1-94, July 29 2008.

[3]           Klaus Moessner, , , R. Venkatesha Prasad, (multiple authors), 1900.6-2011 - IEEE Standard for Spectrum Sensing Interfaces and Data Structures for Dynamic Spectrum Access and other Advanced Radio Communication Systems, IEEE Std. 1900.6-2011, April, 2011.

[4]           Lynn Grande, , , R. Venkatesha Prasad, (multiple authors) “DYSPAN-P1900.5 - Policy Language and Architectures for Managing Cognitive Radio for Dynamic Spectrum Access Applications, IEEE Std. 1900.6-2011, April, Dec11.

[5]           Personal Networks – Overview and Standardization Needs,  TC32 - on Personal Networks and their Federations, ECMA Standard Document, http://www.ecma-international.org/activities/Communications/tc32-pnf-2010-021.pdf 

 

BOOK REVIEW AND INVITED ARTICLES

[1]             P. Pawelczak, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Book Review: Cognitive Radio Technology, Bruce A. Fette (editors), IEEE Communications Magazine, Vol. 46, no. 5, p. 32, May 2008.

[2]             P. Pawelczak, S. Pollin, H-S. W. So, A. Motamedi, A. Bahai, R. Venkatesha Prasad, R. Hekmat, “State of the Art in Opportunistic Spectrum Access Medium Access Control Design”, in Proc. 3rd ICST/IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks and Communications (ICST/IEEE CrownCom 2008 Conference), 15-17 May 2008, Singapore 2008.

[3]             Abhijeet Sangwan, M. C. Chiranth, H. S. Jamadagni, Rahul Sah, R. Venkatesha Prasad, VishalGaurav, “VAD Techniques for Real-Time Speech Transmission on the Internet”, 5th IEEE/IEE International Conference on High Speed Networks and Multimedia Communication, Cheju Islands, S. Korea, pp. 42-45, July 3-5, 2002.  PDF

 

PEER REVIEWED CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS PAPERS & POSTERS

 

Wireless Networks

[1]             Gianmarco Baldini, R Venkatesha Prasad, Abdur Rahim Biswas, et al., “A Cognitive Framework for Realizing and Exploiting the Internet of Things Concept”, 27th WWRF Meeting, Dusseldorf, Oct 2011. PDF

[2]             R Venkatesha Prasad, Ertan Onur, Vijay S, Abdur Rahim Biswas, Ignas Niemegeers, “Approximate Service Provisioning in an Invisible Network of the Future”, 27th WWRF Meeting, Dusseldorf, Oct 2011. PDF Slides

[3]             Gianmarco Baldini, R Venkatesha Prasad, Abdur Rahim Biswas, Klaus Moessner, Matti Etelapera, Juha-Pekka Soininen, Septimiu-Cosmin Nechifor, Vera Stavroulaki and Panagiotis Vlacheas, “COGMAN: A cognitive management framework to support exploitation of the Future Internet”, 2nd Workshop on Software Services: Cloud Computing and Applications based on Software Services, Timisoara, June 6-9, 2011. PDF Slides

[4]             Ke Dong, Diptanil Debbarma; Ranga Rao Venkatesha Prasad, Cheng Guo, “Performance Study of Clustering of ZigBee Devices in OPNET”, accepted proceedings of IFIP Performance 2011.

[5]             R. Venkatesha Prasad, Vijay S Rao, Ignas Niemegeers, and S. Heemstra de Groot, “Wireless Sensor Networks for a Zero-Energy Home”, Mobisense 2011, Bilbao, Spain. PDF

[6]             Bien Van Quang, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Ignas Niemegeers, "A Handoff Scheme in Radio over Fiber Indoor Network at 60GHz using Movement Prediction," in the 6th IEEE International Workshop on Performance Analysis and Enhancement of Wireless Networks (PAEWN 2011), IEEE AINA 2011, Biopolis, Singapore, 22-25 March, 2011.

[7]             Bien Van Quang, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Ignas Niemegeers, Thi Viet Huong Nguyen, "An Approach for Movement Prediction in Radio over Fiber Indoor Network at 60GHz," in Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Communications and Signal Processing, Calicut, Kerala, India, Feb. 2011

[8]             Sylvain Pelissier, T. V. Prabhakar, H. S. Jamadagni, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Ignas Niemegeers, “Providing security in energy harvesting sensor networks”, IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC), January 2011.

[9]             J. Vazifehdan, R. Prasad, and I. Niemegeers, “Minimum battery cost reliable routing in ad hoc wireless networks," proceedings of 8th IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC), January 2011.

[10]         Prabhakar T V, Prakruthi Keshavamurthy, Jamadagni H S, R Venkatesha Prasad, Ignas Niemegeers, “Exploring System Space Parameters for Energy Harvested WSNs”  Proc. of 3rd IEEE International Conference on Communication Systems and Networks (COMSNETS) 2011

[11]         Bien Van Quang, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Ignas Niemegeers, Nguyen Thi Viet Huong, "A Study on Handoff Issues in Radio over Fiber Network at 60 GHz", in Proc. of 3rd Int. Conference on Communication and Electronics, Nhatrang, Vietnam, 2010.

[12]         Bien Van Quang, R.Venkatesha Prasad, Ignas Niemegeers, "A Direction Assisted Handoff Algorithm for Radio over Fiber Indoor Networks at 60 GHz", in Proc. of 6th International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference, IWCMC'10, Caen, France, 2010.

[13]         X. An, R. V. Prasad, H. Harada, and I. Niemegeers, Exploring the Suitability of 60GHz Radio for Building in-Home Networks, HomeNets, ACM SIGCOMM-2010. PDF

[14]         X. An, R. V. Prasad, I. Niemegeers, “Neighbor Discovery Investigation in Wireless Personal Area Networks using 60 GHz Radio Technology”, WoWMoM, 2010. PDF

[15]         Cheng Guo, Martin Jacobsson, and R. Venkatesha Prasad “A Case Study of Networked Sensors by Simulations and Experiments", in Proceedings of IEEE EuroSimE 2010, Bordeaux, France, April 2010

[16]         Cheng Guo, Henk van Zeijl, Guo Qi Zhang, R. Venkatesha Prasad, “An integrated large SSL system with wireless communications", in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Electronic Packaging Technology & High Density Packaging (ICEPT-HDP), 2010.

[17]         Cheng Guo, Venkatesha Prasad and I. Niemegeers, Wireless Networked Sensors for Intelligent Lighting, IIP Sensor Network Research and Technology Workshop, Aug 2010.

[18]         J. Vazifehdan, R. V Prasad, E. Onur, and I. Niemegeers, “Energy-aware routing in wireless ad hoc networks with mains-powered nodes," in Future Networks and Mobile Summit 2010, June 2010.

[19]         J. Wang, R. Venkatesha Prasad, and Ignas Niemegeers, “A Multipath Approach for Reliable High Quality Video Transport in Indoor 60 GHz Radio Networks", IEEE LCN 2010, 2010

[20]         Prabhakar T V, Jamadagni H.S., Akshay Uttama Nambi, Krishna Swaroop, R Venkatesha Prasad, Ignas Niemegeers, "A novel DTN based energy neutral transfer scheme for energy harvested WSN Gateways", ACM Sigmetrics, June 2010.

[21]         Cheng Guo, R. Venkatesha Prasad and Martin Jacobsson, “An optimized transmission power control and automatic repeat request protocol for wireless sensor networks”, IEEE CCNC-2010, Las Vegas.

[22]         Jing Wang, R. Venkatesha Prasad, and Ignas Niemegeers, “Exploring Multipath Capacity of Indoor 60 GHz Radio Networks”,  IEEE ICC – May 2010, Cape town, SA.

[23]         Prabhakar T.V., Shruti Devasenapathy, H.S.Jamadagni, R Venkatesha Prasad, “Smart Applications for Energy Harvested WSNs”, WISARD, COMSNETS, Bangalore, Jan 2010.

[24]         Jing Wang, R. Venkatesha Prasad, and Ignas Niemegeers, “Future Home – Networking with 60 GHz Radio”, Workshop on the Pervasive Application of Wireless Technologies, Nov 2009, Twente, the Netherlands.

[25]         Javad Vazifehdan, Ramin Hekmat, R Venkatesha Prasad, Ignas Niemegeers, “A Comparative Study of Power Aware Routing Algorithms for Personal Networks”, IEEE IPCCC, 2009.

[26]         Javad Vazifehdan, Ramin Hekmat, R Venkatesha Prasad, Ignas Niemegeers, “A Bi-objective Power Aware Routing Algorithm for Personal Networks”, IFIP Conference on New Technologies, Mobility and Security – 2009, Egypt. 

[27]         Cheng Guo, R. Venkatesha Prasad, JiangJie He, Martin Jacobsson,A Framework for Flexible and Low-cost Wireless Testbed for Sensor Networks”, Future Generation Communication and Networking (FGCN 2009), Jeju Island, Korea, Dec 10-12, 2009.

[28]         Prabhakar T V, H S Jamadagni, Amar Sahu, R Venkatesha Prasad, “Lessons From The Sparse Sensor Network Deployment in Rural India”, ICDCN, 2010 (22%).

[29]         Cheng Guo, R. Venkatesha Prasad and Martin Jacobsson, “Packet Forwarding with Minimum Energy Consumption in Body Area Sensor Networks”, CCNC-2010, Las Vegas.

[30]         Xueli An, Javad Vazifehdan, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Ramin Hekmat, Hiroshi Harada, Ignas Niemegeers, “Extending WPANs to Support Multi-hop Communication with QoS Provisioning” CCNC-2010, Las Vegas.

[31]         Xueli An, Zhou Lan, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Ramin Hekmat, Hiroshi Harada, and Ignas Niemegeers, “Performance Analysis of the Frame Aggregation Mechanisms in IEEE 802.15.3c”, IEEE PIMRC 2009.

[32]         Cheng Guo, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Przemyslaw Pawelczak, Ramin Hekmat, “On designing energy efficient automatic retransmission request protocol in wireless sensor networks”, CHANTS, ACM Mobicom 2009 (20%).

[33]         Xueli An, Chin-Sean Sum, Junyi Wang, Zhou Lan, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Jing Wang, Ramin Hekmat, Hiroshi Harada, Ignas Niemegeers, Beam Switching Support to Resolve Link-Blockage Problem in 60 GHz WPANs, IEEE PIMRC 2009. (Best Paper Award)

[34]         Y. Gu, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Ignas Niemegeers, “Analyzing the Effect of Node Mobility in Clustered Wireless Ad Hoc Networks”, GlobeCom, 2009 ( ~33%)

[35]         Jing Wang, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Przemyslaw Pawelczak, Ignas Niemegeers, "A Link Stability Model for Indoor 60GHz Radio Wireless Networks", IEEE VTC-Fall, 2009.

[36]         Y. Gu, R. Venkatesha Prasad, I. Niemegeers, On the Stability of Ad Hoc Group Mobility Models, IEEE ICC 2009, (35%).

[37]         T V Prabhakar, M Nitish, H S Jamadagni, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Distributed Algorithms for Image Slicing Wireless Sensor Networks, Workshop on Distributed Wireless Video Networks, UC Riverside, 2009 .

[38]         Y. Gu, R. Venkatesha Prasad & I. Niemegeers, Mobility Modeling for Personal Networks -- Properties and its Impact, Personalized Networks - Personalized Networks, IEEE CCNC, Las Vegas, 2009. (35%)

[39]         Cheng Guo, Jing Wang, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Martin Jacobsson, “Improving the Accuracy of Person Localization with Body Area Sensor Networks - An Experimental Study”, Personalized Networks, IEEE CCNC, Las Vegas, 2009. (35%)

[40]         R Venkatesha Prasad, Younghua Li, Martin Jacobsson, Anthony Lo, Ignas Niemegeers, "FEWPNets: A Framework for Emulation of Wireless Personal Networks", 9th IEEE WoWMoM, Irvine, USA, June 2008. (25%) PDF

[41]         Jing Wang, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Ignas Niemegeers, "Enabling Multi-hop on mmWave WPANs", IEEE International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems 2008 (ISWCS’08), 21 – 24 October 2008, Reykjavik, Iceland.

[42]         Jing Wang, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Ignas Niemegeers, "Solving Incertitude of Vertical Handovers in Heterogeneous Mobile Wireless Network – Using MDP", IEEE ICC Beijing 2008. (35%)

[43]         Y. Gu, R. Venkatesha Prasad, I. Niemegeers, "A Mobility Model for Personal Networks (PN)", 7th IFIP MedHocNet, June 23-27 2008, Palma de Mallorca, Spain.

[44]         Bao Linh Dang; R. Venkatesha Prasad and Ignas Niemegeers, “Resource Optimization for 60 GHz Indoor Networks Using Dynamic Extended Cell Formation”, Proc. 4th IEEE PerCom Workshop on Pervasive Wireless Networking (PWN08), Hong Kong, March 17-21, 2008.

[45]         R Venkatesha Prasad, Cees J.M. Lanting, Knud Erik Skouby, "The Telecommunications Users' evolution", 10th International Symposium on Wireless Personal Multimedia Communications, December 3-6, 2007 in Jaipur, India.

[46]         Jing Wang, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Ignas Niemegeers, "Self-Configuration: Different Perspectives", in Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science. IWSOS 07.

[47]         Weidong Lu, Yanying Gu, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Anthony Lo, Ignas Niemegeers, "A Self-organized Personal Network Architecture", International Conference on Networking and Services (ICNS '07), June 19-25, pp.36, 2007 - Athens, Greece. (32%)

[48]         Yanying Gu, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Weidong Lu, I. Niemegeers, "On the Scalability of Ad Hoc Clustering Protocols", Mediterranean Ad Hoc Networking Workshop 2007, pp188-195.

[49]         Bao Linh Dang, Yiyu Zhao, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Ignas Niemegeers, "Performance Study of Scheduling Algorithms for WiMAX Networks", OPNETWORK-2007, Washington DC, Aug 27-31, 2007.

[50]         Weidong Lu, R.Venkatesha Prasad, Anthony Lo, and Ignas Niemegeers, "A Framework for the Self-organization of Personal Networks", PerNets-07, IEEE/ACM Mobiquitous-2007, Philadelphia, Aug 2007. (22%)

[51]         Jing Wang, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Ignas Niemegeers, "Solving Incertitude of Vertical Handovers in Heterogeneous Mobile Wireless Network", ACM WICON-2007, Texas, Austin, USA, October 2007. (35%)

[52]         R. Muralishankar, H. N. Shankar, Dev Priya, Prabhanshu Chaturvedi, R. Venkatesha Prasad,  “A New Scheme for Adaptation of Voice Activity Detection Threshold based on Inter-frame Sub-band Disparity and its Application to VoIP”, IEEE International Conference on Signal & Image Processing (ICSIP), Hubli, India Dec-2006.

[53]         Novi Ineka, R Venkatesha Prasad, Ignas Niemegeers, Sonia Heemstra de Groot, "Ad Hoc Federation of Networks (FedNets) - Mechanisms and Requirements", WILLOPAN IEEE COMSWARE-2007. (30%) PDF

[54]         Bao Linh, P. Pawelczak, R. Venkatesha Prasad, I. Niemegeers, “Performance Study of a Novel Architecture for Indoor Networks at 60GHz Using Extended Cells”, IEEE CCNC-2007, Los Vegas, Jan 2007. (30%)

[55]         Bao Linh, R. Venkatesha Prasad, I. Niemegeers, "On the MAC protocols for Radio over Fiber indoor networks", IEEE International Conference on Communications and Electronics (ICCE'06), Hanoi, Vietnam, Oct 2006.

[56]         Jing Wang, R. Venkatesha Prasad, An Xueli, I. Niemegeers, "RF-OPT: A Range-Free Online Person Tracking System", IEEE Locare'06, Innsbruck, Austria, Nov. 2006.

[57]         Bao Linh, R. Venkatesha Prasad, I. Niemegeers, "Toward a Seamless Communication Architecture for In-building Networks at the 60 GHz Band" 31st Annual IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN), Tampa, Florida, U.S.A., 2006. PDF

[58]         Anthony Lo, Weidong Lu, Martin Jacobsson, Venkatesha Prasad, and Ignas Niemegeers, Personal Networks: An Overlay Network of Wireless Personal Area Networks and 3G Networks, PerNets, IEEE/ACM  Mobiquitous-2006, San Jose. (17.8%)

[59]         R. Venkatesha Prasad, Martin Jacobsson, Sonia Heemstra de Groot, Anthony Lo, and I.Niemegeers, “Architectures for Communication in Personal Network”, PerNets, IEEE/ACM Mobiquitous-2006, San Jose. (17.8%) PDF

[60]         M. Jacobsson, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Weidong Lu, Ignas Niemegeers, “Foreign Communication in Personal Networks”, IEEE MedHocNet, 2006.

[61]         Xueli An, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Jing Wang, Ignas Niemegeers, “OPT – Online Person Tracking System for Context-awareness in Wireless Personal Network – Demo”, REALMAN, Mobihoc, 2006. (17.6%)

[62]         Xueli An, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Jing Wang, Ignas Niemegeers, “OPT – Online Person Tracking System for Context-awareness in Wireless Personal Network”, REALMAN, Mobihoc, 2006. (17.6%) PDF

[63]         Jeroen Hoebeke, Gerry Holderbeke, Ingrid Moerman, R Venkatesha Prasad, Martin Jacobsson, et al., “Personal Network Federations”, IST Mobile Summit, June 2006. PDF

[64]         Majid Ghader, Rasmus L. Olsen, Venkatesha Prasad, et al., “Service Discovery in Personal Networks; design, implementation and analysis”, IST Mobile Summit, June 2006. DOC

[65]         R. Venkatesha Prasad, Jacobsson M, Heemstra-de Groot S, Lo A and Niemegeers IGMM, “Architectures for Intra-personal network communication”, WMASH, ACM Mobicom, Cologne, Germany, Sept, 2005. (16%) PDF

Cognitive Radio Networks

[66]         Huaizhou Shi, R. Venkatesha Prasad and Ignas Niemegeersrasad and Ignas Niemegeers, Channel Allocation in Peer to Peer IEEE 802.22 Networks, CogART-2011, Spain.

[67]         Shi Huaizhou, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Ignas Niemegeers, “An Intra-cell Peer to Peer Protocol in IEEE 802.22 Networks” Workshop on Mobile Computing and Emerging Communication Networks, Globecom, 2011 accepted.

[68]         Vijay Sathyanarayana Rao, R Venkatesha Prasad, Muralishankar R,  Ignas Niemegeers, “Maximizing the Fair Allocation of Opportunistic Spectrum for CR Ad hoc Networks” accepted, IEEE Globecom, Dec 2011.

[69]         Vijay S Rao, R Venkatesha Prasad, Chetan Yadati and Ignas Niemegeers, “Distributed Heuristics for Allocating Spectrum in CR Ad hoc Networks”, Globecom, Dec 2010.

[70]         Vijay S Rao, R Venkatesha Prasad, Chetan Yadati, Ignas Niemegeers, “Allocation of Opportunistic Spectrum in Cognitive Radio Ad hoc Networks”, IEEE CCNC-2010, Las Vegas.

[71]         P. Pawelczak, S. Pollin, H-S. W. So, A. Bahai, R. Venkatesha Prasad, R. Hekmat, "Comparison of Opportunistic Spectrum Multichannel Medium Access Control Protocols", in Proc. 51st IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (IEEE GLOBECOM 2008), 30 Nov. - 4 Dec. 2008, New Oreleans, LA, USA (36.7%)

[72]         A.M.R. Slingerland, P. Pawelczak, R. Venkatesha Prasad, A. Lo and R. Hekmat, “Performance of Transport Control Protocol over Dynamic Spectrum Access Links”, in Proc. 2nd IEEE Symposium on New Frontiers in Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks (IEEE DySPAN 2007), 17-20 Apr. 2007, Dublin, Ireland.

[73]         P. Pawelczak, R. Venkatesha Prasad and R. Hekmat, “Opportunistic Spectrum Multichannel OFDMA”, in Proc. 47th IEEE International Conference on Communications (IEEE ICC 2007), 24-28 June 2007, Glasgow, Scotland (39%)

[74]         P. Pawe³czak, G.J.M. Janssen and R. Venkatesha Prasad, “Performance Measures of Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks”, in Proc. 49th IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (IEEE GLOBECOM 2006), 27 Nov. - 1 Dec. 2006, San Francisco, CA, USA. (40%)  PDF

[75]         Pawelczak P, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Xia L and Niemegeers IGMM, “Cognitive radio emergency networks - requirements and design”, Proceedings First IEEE Symposium in New Frontiers in Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks, Baltimore, USA, November 8-11, 2005, pp. 601-608. (25%)

[76]         Pawelczak P, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Nikookar H and Niemegeers IGMM, “Performance analysis of periodical spectrum sensing for dynamic spectrum access networks”, Proceedings AWiN, IEEE Globecom 2005, St. Louis, USA, November 28, 2005.

VoIP

[77]         R. M. Shankar, R Venkatesha Prasad, S. Vijay, H.N. Shankar, “Order Statistics for Voice Activity Detection in VoIP”, IEEE ICC – May 2010, Capetown, SA. PDF

[78]         R Venkatesha Prasad, S. Vijay, H.N. Shankar, P. Pawelczak, M. Shankar, and I. Niemegeers, "A Holistic Study of VoIP Session Quality - The Knobs that Control", IEEE CCNC-2008, Las Vegas, Jan 2008 (32%)  PDF

[79]         R. Venkatesha Prasad, R. Muralishankar, Vijay S., H.N. Shankar, P. Pawe³czak and Ignas Niemegeers, “Voice Activity Detection for VoIP-An Information Theoretic Approach”, in Proc. 49th IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (IEEE GLOBECOM 2006), 27 Nov. - 1 Dec. 2006, San Francisco, CA, USA (40%) PDF

[80]         R. Venkatesha Prasad, Shankar HN, Pawelczak P and Jamadagni HS, “Fixing number of floors for virtual voice-only conference - an empirical study”, Proceedings IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia, Irvine, USA, December 12-14, 2005. PDF

[81]         R. Venkatesha Prasad, H. S. Jamadagni, H. N. Shankar, Rohit M. V, S. Vijay, “Heuristic Algorithms for Server Allocation in Distributed VoIP Conferencing”, in 10th IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications, Cartegena Spain, 2005. (36%) PDF

[82]         R. Venkatesha Prasad, H. S. Jamadagni, H. N. Shankar, S. Vijay, “Server Allocation Algorithms for VoIP Conferencing”, IEEE Distributed Frameworks for Multimedia Applications, 2005, DFMA '05, Page(s):54 – 61, France, 2005. PDF

[83]         R. Venkatesha Prasad, S. Vijay, H. S. Jamadagni, H. N. Shankar, “Selector Allocation for VoIP Conferencing”, 38th National Convention of CSI, Delhi, India, December 2003.

[84]         R. Venkatesha Prasad, Richard Hurni, H. S. Jamadagni, H. N. Shankar, “Deployment Issues of a VoIP Conferencing System in a Virtual Conferencing Environment”, in ACM symposium on Virtual Reality and Software Techniques, Osaka, Japan, October 2003. (18%) PDF

[85]         R. Venkatesha Prasad, H. S. Jamadagni, H. N. Shankar, “On the Problem of Specifying the Number of Floors for a Voice-Only Conference on Packet Networks”, in Proceedings of IEEE - ITRE, New Jersey, August. 2003. PDF

[86]         R. Venkatesha Prasad, Joy Kuri, H. S. Jamadagni and Ravi Ravindranath, “A Scalable Architecture for VoIP Conferencing”, in Computer, Communication and Control Technologies: CCCT '03 and The 9th International Conference on Information Systems Analysis and Synthesis: ISAS '03, Orlando, Florida, USA, July 2003.

[87]         R. Venkatesha Prasad, Richard Hurni, H. S. Jamadagni, “A Scalable Distributed VoIP Conferencing Using SIP”, 8th IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communication, Antalaya, Turkey, pp 608-613, July 2003. PDF

[88]         R Venkatesha Prasad, H S Jamadagni, Joy Kuri, Haresh Dagale, R. S. Varchas, “A Simple Mixing Algorithm for VoIP Conference”, 6th world Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Orlando, Florida, USA, vol. 4, pp 308-313, July 2002.

[89]         Abhijeet Sangwan, H. S. Jamadagni, Chiranth, Rahul Shah, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Vishal, (alphabetical order) “Second and Third Order Adaptable Threshold for VAD in VoIP”, 6th International Conference on Signal Processing (ICSP '02), Beijing, pp. 1693-1696, August 26-30, 2002.

[90]         R. Venkatesha Prasad, Abhijeet Sangwan, H. S. Jamadagni, M. C. Chiranth, Rahul Sah, Vishal Gaurav, “Comparison of Voice Activity Detection Algorithms for VoIP”, 7th IEEE Symposium on Computer and Communications, Sicily, Italy, pp 530-535, July 2002. PDF

[91]         C. R. Anand, Joy Kuri, R. Venkatesha Prasad, H. S. Jamadagni, R. S. Varchas, Haresh Dagale, “An Architecture for Voice Mail Service in a VoIP LAN”, 10th Annual IEEE Symposium on Multimedia Communications and Signal Processing, Bangalore, pp 6-10, November. 2001. (25%)

[92]         Abhijeet Sangwan, M. C. Chiranth, R. Shah, V. Gaurav, R. Venkatesha Prasad, “Voice Activity Detection for VoIP- Time and Frequency domain Solutions”, 10th Annual IEEE Symposium on Multimedia Communications and Signal Processing, Bangalore, pp. 20-24, November. 2001. (25%)

[93]         R Venkatesha Prasad, H S Jamadagni, Joy Kuri, Haresh Dagale and Ravi Ravindranath, “Automatic Addition and Deletion of clients in VoIP Conferencing”, 6th IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications, Hammamet, Tunisia, pp. 386-390, July 2001. PDF

[94]         R Venkatesha Prasad, Joy Kuri, H S Jamadagni, Haresh Dagale and Ravi Ravindranath, “Control Protocol for VoIP Audio Conferencing Support”, International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology (ICACT), Mu-Ju, South Korea, pp. 419-424, Feb. 2001.

Papers under Review

 

[1].         J. Vazifehdan, R. Prasad, and I. Niemegeers, “Battery-aware routing in personal networks," under review Springer Wireless Personal Communications.

[2].         J. Vazifehdan, R. Prasad, and I. Niemegeers, “On the lifetime of node-to-node communication in wireless ad hoc networks," under review in the Elsevier Computer Networks (Major revision).

[3].         J. Vazifehdan, R. Prasad, and I. Niemegeers, “Energy-efficient reliable routing with load balancing in wireless ad hoc networks," under review IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (Major revision).

[4].         J. Vazifehdan, R. Prasad, and I. Niemegeers, “Exploiting heterogeneity of power supplies of nodes for topology control in wireless multi-hop networks," under review IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications.

[5].         Novi Ineka Cempakawagni, R Venkatesha Prasad, Martin Jacobsson, I Nimegeers, “Revisiting Service Discovery Protocols in Mobile Ad hoc Networks", IEEE Wireless, (submitted).

[6].         Y. Gu, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Ignas Niemegeers, “Personal Network Clustering Protocol”, Elsevier Computer Communications (submitted).

[7].         R Venkatesha Prasad, “On Modeling the Mixer of a VoIP Conferencing System Using M/D/1/N Queue with Vacations”, (Manuscript).


TECHNICAL REPORTS OF PROJECTS

  1. Martin Jacobsson, Venkatesha Prasad, Martin Bauer, Jan Stoter, et al., “PN Framework Solution and Performance”, D2.3.2,  MAGNET Beyond, Deliverable, June 2008.
  2. Martin Jacobsson, Yanying Gu, R Venkatesha Prasad, Cheng Guo, Weidong Lu, Anthony Lo, Ertan Onur, Jinglong Zhou, Sonia Heemstra de Groot, “Detailed network-level functionality”, PNP2008 Deliverable DA.2.1, Nov. 2008.
  3. Przemys³aw Pawe³czak, Fokke Hoeksema, R. V. Prasad, and Ramin Hekmat, Dynamic Spectrum Access: An Emergency Network Case Study, Tech Report, PDF
  4. R. Venkatesha Prasad, H. S. Jamadagni, Joy Kuri, R. S. Varchas, “A Distributed VoIP Conferencing Support Using Loudness Number”, Technical Report: TR-CEDT-TE-03-01, 2003.
  5. A. Slingerland, P. Pawe³czak, J. Stemerdink, R. Venkatesha Prasad, A. Lo and R. Hekmat, “Final Link Layer design for a Cognitive Radio-based Ad-hoc Network”, AAF D4.41 Report, 7 Aug. 2007.
  6. P. Pawe³czak, C. Guo, R. Venkatesha Prasad and R. Hekmat, “Cluster-Based Spectrum Sensing Architecture for Opportunistic Spectrum Access Networks”, IRCTR-S-004-07 Report, 12 Feb. 2007. PDF
  7. Multiple authors, “Pilot Service Implementation Specification”, D1.1.2, MAGNET Beyond, Deliverable, Jan 2008
  8. Multiple authors, “Overall interaction and interworking of the networking architecture with the service abstraction level (inner and outer interactions)”, M2.2.6, MAGNET Beyond, Milestone, Jan 2008.
  9. Multiple authors, “Specifications of interfaces and interworking between PN networking architecture and service architectures”, D2.2.1, MAGNET Beyond, Deliverable, Jan 2008.
  10. Multiple authors, Overall secure PN architecture, IST MAGNET Project, Public deliverable, IST-507102 MAGNET/WP2.1/WMC/ D2.1.2/D4.1.3 /PU/001/1.0, Oct 2005.
  11. Multiple authors, “Refined Architectures and Protocols for PN Ad-hoc Self-configuration”, Interworking, Routing and Mobility Management, MAGNET/WP2.1/D2.4.3/CO, Dec, 2005.
  12. Multiple authors, “Specification of PN networking and security components”, MAGNET Beyond, Deliverable D2.3.1, Dec, 2006.
  13. Multiple authors, “Interim specifications of the PN networking interfaces with generic component based service platforms”, MAGNET Beyond, Internal Report, IR2.2.1, Nov, 2006.
  14. Multiple authors, “MAGNET System Specification”, MAGNET Beyond, Deliverable D1.1.1, Oct, 2007.
  15. Multiple authors, “Interface specifications between PN networking and legacy third party service platforms”, MAGNET Beyond, Milestone M2.2.2, Oct, 2006.
  16. Multiple authors, “Interface specifications between PN networking and generic component based service platforms”, MAGNET Beyond, Milestone M2.2.5, June, 2007.
  17. Multiple authors, “Interim PN Framework Solution and Performance”, MAGNET Beyond, Internal Report IR2.3.1, June 2007.
  18. Multiple authors, “Performance and Functionality Analysis of the PN Platform”, MAGNET Beyond, Deliverable, D6.3.2, June 2007.
  19. Multiple authors, “Techniques for Naming, Addressing and Routing in PNs”, PNP2008 Deliverable D1.3, 2005.
  20. Multiple authors, “Architecture of PNs”, PNP2008 Deliverable D1.7, 2006.
  21. Multiple authors, “Protocols and Mechanisms for Resource and Context Discovery”, PNP2008 Deliverable D1.8, 2006
  22. Multiple authors, “Techniques for Naming, Addressing and Routing in PNs”, PNP2008 Deliverable D1.9, 2006.
  23. Multiple authors, “Protocols and mechanisms for self-organization and management at PAN level and at PN level”, PNP Deliverable D1.10 and D1.11, 2006.
  24. Multiple authors, “Protocols and Mechanisms for Resource, Service and Context Discovery”, PNP2008 Deliverable D1.21, 2007.
  25. Multiple authors, “Protocols and mechanisms for self-organization and management at PAN and PN level”, PNP2008 Deliverable D1.23, 2007.

 

 

Projects & Proposals

  1. GoGreen (Approved, 1 PhD)
  2. MISCEA (Implementation Work)
  3. MEANS (Approved, 1 PhD, worked in the initial stage)
  4. SOWICI (Approved, 1 PhD)
  5. iCORE (EU FP7 Project, 1 PhD + 1 Postdoc)
  6. BONES (European Defense Agency, ongoing)
  7. EU Magnet & Magnet Beyond
  8. PNP-2008
  9. IOP GENCOM FHN
  10. Initiated now E+Grid project on Energy.

Honors and Recognition

1.       IEEE Outstanding Contributor Award for IEEE P1900.2 Workgroup contributions

2.       Selected as COST IC0905 Dutch Representative

3.       Currently IEEE TCCN Secretary

4.       Co-author of Best student paper award, IEEE PIMRC – 2009.

5.       Recognition for the best performance at WMC, TU Delft consecutively for five years - 2005, 06, 07 and 08, 09, 10

6.       Associate Editor, European Transaction Telecommunications

7.       Member – Open Spectrum Alliance (OSA).

8.       Appointed as TCCC liaison to IEEE ComSoc Standards Board.

9.       First prize for DC Motor drive and consolation prize for AC Motor Drive in Karnataka state level ‘Do It Yourself’ competition at S.J.C.E, Mysore in 1993.

 

Participations

  • Workshop on ATM, I.I.Sc, Bangalore, April 1998
  • Workshop on Internet Protocol, I.I.Sc, Bangalore, May 2000
  • Workshop on Embedded Systems, I.I.Sc, Bangalore, February 2002
  • Workshop on Wavelets, I.I.Sc, Bangalore, Dec - 2003
  • Workshop on Fundamentals of Wireless Communication, Eindhoven, the Netherlands, November 2005
  • Assisted in developing a Microprocessor Application Lab Primer for BE students
  • Exposure to the design of high frequency magnetic components and high-voltage and High Frequency Power Supplies
  • Participated in Karnataka state level "Do It Yourself" Exhibition at S.J.C.E, Mysore in 1993 and won
  • First prize for DC Motor drive
  • Consolation prize for AC Motor Drive

 

Other Activities

  • Secretary and Organising Committee member, 1997-1998, Samskrita Sangha, a Cultural Organization at I.I.Sc, Bangalore.
    During 1998- 1999 I was involved in leading a team of ten members in conducting/organizing cultural programmes that reflected Indian Heritage and Culture
  • Member, Students Advisory Committee (SAC) to the Director, I.I.Sc, Bangalore, 1999-2000;
    I was also involved with relief activities under Students' Council during some natural disasters
  • President - Mess Committee, I.I.Sc Hostels, 2000: Responsible for smooth running and maintenance of the Messes catering to about 1500 students;
    Mess committee is an interface between Workers, Students and the Wardens. Mess president has to lead a team of about twelve members and is responsible of handling a budget of Rs 1M per month
  • Member - Core-Committee and Treasurer, Prasthutha - a Students' Forum of I.I.Sc, 1999-2002
    Responsibilities: I was part of a four-member team building this organization. We were involved in arranging lectures/deates by eminent personalities on various issues - Scientific, Social, Economic and Cultural. I was holding the additional duties of Treasurer, responsible for generating funds for all our activities and maintaining the accounts during 1999-2001
  • Member - Department Curriculum Committee (DCC) of CEDT, I.I.Sc, 1998-2002. Responsibilities: representing research students of the department and act as a buffer between the students and faculty
  • Hobby: Chess, Cricket, Debate and Group Discussions, Cooking (many south indian cuisine), Organizing Lectures, Event Managements and Singing Bhajans



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