Clark School Home UMD

ECE News Story

Ephremides, Pantelidou co-author new wireless networks book

Ephremides, Pantelidou co-author new wireless networks book

Scheduling in Wireless Networks is a new book co-authored by Professor Tony Ephremides (ECE/ISR) and alumna Anna Pantelidou (EE Ph.D. 2009), now a principal researcher at the Systems Research and Standardization of Modem Technology unit at Renesas Mobile Europe Ltd. The book is published by now Publishers Inc. and was originally published as volume 4, issue 4 of Foundations and Trends in Networking.

The book provides a reference point for the rich set of problems that arise in the allocation of resources in modern and future networks. It reviews the problem of scheduled channel access in wireless networks with emphasis on ad hoc and sensor networks as opposed to WiFi, cellular, and infrastructure-based networks. After a brief introduction and problem definition, it examines in detail specific instances of the scheduling problem. These instances differ from each other in a number of ways, including the detailed network model and the objective function or performance criteria. They all share the "layerless" viewpoint that connects the access problem with the physical layer and, occasionally, with the routing layer.

Related Articles:
NSF Funds Novel Research to Create Scalable Wireless Networking, Averting Usage Crisis
Ephremides receives NSF grant to bridge wireless network theories
Ephremides, Rong issued patent for cooperative transmission in wireless networks
Ephremides is invited speaker at Workshop on Network Science
Ephremides gives plenary talk at IEEE Globecom Conference
Alumna Jing Yang begins tenure-track position at Penn State
Ephremides speaks at Princeton EE commencement event
Ephremides and colleagues issued U.S. Patent 9,318,232
Alumnus Tassiulas Wins 2016 IEEE Kobayashi Award
Ulukus to investigate rechargable networks with energy cooperation

April 26, 2011

Prev   Next

Current Headlines

PhD student Upal Mahbub and Prof. Rama Chellappa win IEEE UEMCON best paper award 

Paley Presents at NAE 2016 Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

Solar cells improved with nanospheres is subject of ACS journal cover

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering hosts the 4th Annual Back to School Night

It’s not your ears, it’s your brain

Munday, Ha, and Collaborators' Research featured on the Cover of ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces

NSF Awards $3.45M National Innovation Ecosystem Grant to University of Maryland

Mayergoyz Publishes a book, "Quantum Mechanics for Electrical Engineers"

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar

Additional Resources

UM Newsdesk

Faculty Experts