Network Group - Research - Computer Science and Software Engineering - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Network Research Group

Our research covers many different aspects of telecommunications networking. We have projects on Active Networks, Enhancing TCP Performance on both Wireline and Mobile Wireless Networks, Fast Mobility and Admission Control Mechanisms in Multimedia Cellular IP Networks, IPv4-to-IPv6 Transition Mechanisms, Control-Theoretic Approaches to Self-Similar Traffic Management, Ad Hoc Wireless Networks, Differentiated Services IP Networks and Quality of Service Routing.

Group News

  • 15 June 2010: Mofassir Ul Haque, a CSSE PhD student from our Network and Simulation Research Group, has been awarded a conference scholarship by PlanetLab NZ, for participating in the 10th Wuerzburg Workshop on "Visions of Future Generation Networks" (EuroView2010), to be held in Wuerzburg, Germany, on August 2-3, 2010. Mofassir, who is working on his PhD research proposal in the area of Future Internet, will also visit the research group of Prof. Phuoc Tran-Gia in the Institute of Computer Science at the University of Wuerzburg, which is well known for their research on Future Internet Applications & Overlays, as a part of the European Network of Excellence Euro-NF.
  • 14 Apr 2010: Muhammad Asad Arfeen, CSSE PhD student from our Network and Simulation Research Group, has been awarded a conference scholarship by PlanetLab NZ, for participating in TRIDENTCOM 2010 (6th International Conference on Testbeds and Research Infrastructures for Development of Networks & Communities, to be held in Berlin, Germany) and the Workshop on Stochastic Processes in Communication Networks for Young Researchers (organized by International Centre for Mathematical Sciences & Cambridge University, to be held in Edinburgh, UK). He will also visit Telecommunication Networks Group at Department of Electrical Eng. & Computer Science, Technical University of Berlin, and the AESOP (Analysis, Engineering, Simulation & Optimization of Performance) Research Group at Department of Computing of Imperial College London, UK.
  • 18 Feb 2010: William Liu has been invited to submit the extended version of his research paper entitled "Utility of Algebraic Connectivity Metric in Topology Design of Survivable Networks", presented at DRCN 2009, to Fast Track publications in the Computer Communications journal. Congratulations William!
  • 01 Dec 2009: Sayan K. Ray has his research paper entitled, "Self-Tracking Mobile Station Controls Its Fast Handover in Mobile WiMAX" accepted for presentation in the IEEE Wireless Communications and Research Conference (WCNC) to be held in Sydney, Australia from 18-21 April 2010.
  • 25 Sept 2009: Sayan K. Ray has his research paper entitled "Handover in Mobile WiMAX Networks: The State of Art and Research Issues" accepted for publication in the IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials Journal.
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  • Computer Science and Software Engineering
    University of Canterbury
    Private Bag 4800, Christchurch
    New Zealand
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