Yearly Archives: 2008

Vol. 63, n° 11-12, November-December 2008
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Guest editors
Abdelhamid Mellouk, Université Paris XII, France
Sherali Zeadally, University of the District of Columbia, USA
Peter Mueller, IBM Zurich Research Laboratory, Switzerland


A. Mellouk, S. Zeadally, P. Mueller

Provisioning QoS in inter-domain traffic engineering

Olivier Dugeon1, Enzo Mingozzi2, Giovanni Stea2, Luca Bisti2

1 France Telecom R&D, 2 avenue Pierre Marzin, 22307 Lannion Cedex, France
2 Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell’Informazione, University of Pisa, via Diotisalvi 2, 56122 Pisa, Italy

Abstract This work describes an architectural framework that allows inter-domain Traffic Engineering Label Switched Paths (TE-LSPs) with guaranteed quality of service (QoS) to be setup.» Read the summary

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Vol. 63, n° 9-10, September-October 2008
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Guest editors
Khaldoun Al Agha, Université Paris-Sud XI, France
Walter Grote, Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria, Chile
Yutaka Takahashi, Kyoto University, Japan


K. Al Agha, W. Grote, Y. Takahashi

Ultra wideband over fibre transparent architecture for high-bit-rate home networks

Anna Pizzinat, Franck Payoux, Benoît Charbonnier, Sylvain Meyer

France Telecom Research and Development, 2, Av. P. Marzin, 22307 Lannion, France

Abstract Bandwidth hungry services are developing rapidly in home networking and needs for gigabit home networks will appear shortly, following the introduction of gigabit optical access networks. In addition, ubiquitous wireless connectivity is required by users to connect multiple multimedia devices inside the home.» Read the summary

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Vol. 63, n° 7-8, July-August 2008
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A classification of methods for efficient power amplification of signals

Yves Louët and Jacques Palicot

SUPELEC, Avenue de la Boulaie, CS 47601, 35576 Cesson-Sévigné Cedex, France

Abstract This paper presents a classification of methods that have been proposed to address nonlinear power amplification of highly fluctuating signals in telecommunications. The classification proposed uses a tree-like representation wherein each branch refers to a group of methods that all have a common characteristic. By virtue of this representation, each node corresponds to a test used to discriminate between different methods. From top to bottom, these tests are “What is the target of the method?,”» Read the summary

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Vol. 63, n° 5-6, May-June 2008
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Guest editors
Michel Terré, CNAM, Paris, France
Bernhard Walke, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
Luis Correia, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal
Alain Sibille, ENSTA, Paris, France


Michel Terré, Bernhard Walke, Luis Correia, Alain Sibille

Kumar’s, Zipf’s and other laws: how to structure a large-scale wireless network?

M. Dohler1 · T. Watteyne2,3 · F. Valois 3 · J.-L. Lu3

1Centre Tecnologic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC), Parc Mediterrani de la Tecnologia, Av. Canal Olimpic S/N, 08860, Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain
2France Télécom R&D, Meylan Cedex, 38243, France
3ARES INRIA / CITI, INSA-Lyon, 69621, France

Abstract Networks with a very large number of nodes are known to suffer from scalability problems, influencing throughput, delay, and other quality-ofservice parameters.» Read the summary

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Vol. 63, n° 3-4, March-April 2008
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Guest editors
José Neuman de Souza, Federal University of Ceara, Brazil
Alan Marshall, Queen’s University of Belfast, Northern Ireland
James Won-Ki Hong, Pohang University of Science and Technology, South Korea


J. Neuman, A. Marshall, J. Won-Ki Hong

Sensor-based architecture for QoS provisioning and fast handoff management inWLANs

Sonia Waharte · Jin Xiao · Raouf Boutaba

David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo, 200, University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Abstract As wireless local area networks gain popularity from network access providers and customers, supporting multimedia applications becomes a crucial yet unresolved challenge.» Read the summary

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Vol. 63, n° 1-2, January-February 2008
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Guest editors
Joe Wiart, France Télécom R&D, France
Soichi Watanabe, National Institute of Information and Technology, Tokyo, Japan
Luis M. Correia, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisboa, Portugal


J. Wiart, S. Watanabe, L.M. Correia

Development of a numerical model connecting electromagnetism, thermal and hydrodynamics to analyse in vitro exposure system

M. Cueille, A. Collin, C. Pivain, Ph. Leveque

XLIM-UMR CNRS, No. 6172-123 avenue Albert Thomas, 87060 Limoges cedex, France

Abstract For bioelectromagnetic studies, a complete dosimetry is essential for optimised experiments and for analysis of the biological results. In this paper, we focused on the numerical dosimetry based on electromagnetic, thermal and convection simulations.» Read the summary

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