News 2012

Date Event
12.12.2012 Lab members participated in the ETSI Workshop on Reconfigurable Radio Systems. A demonstration related to RAT selection mechanisms in wireless networks was performed. The event took place in Cannes, France. [Details]
27-30.11.2012 Lab members participated in the meeting of the UniverSelf project. The meeting was hosted by Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs in Stuttgart, Germany.
20-22.11.2012 Lab members participated in the 1st year review of the iCore project. The review took place in Zurich, Switzerland.
12-13.11.2012 Lab members participated in the 2nd year review of the UniverSelf project. The review took place in the European Commission premises in Brussels, Belgium.
05-08.11.2012 Lab members participated in an ad-hoc meeting in Stuttgart related to the OneFIT project. The goal was to revisit the current status and schedule actions regarding the deliverable completion until the end of the OneFIT project. The ad-hoc meeting took place during the GreenTouch event which was hosted by Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs in Stuttgart, Germany. [Details]
24-25.10.2012 Lab members participated in the ETSI M2M 3rd Workshop. Demonstration and posters of the iCore project (related to Internet of Things) were presented during the event. The event took place in Mandelieu, France. [Details]
22-25.10.2012 Lab members participated in the 29th meeting of the Wireless World Research Forum (WWRF). The event took place in Berlin, Germany. Prof. P. Demestichas was elected as the Chairman of Working Group C (WGC) related to Communication Architectures and Technologies. [Details]
10.10.2012 Lab members participated in the cluster meetings of the Future Networks 10th FP7 Concertation. The event took place in Brussels, Belgium and a presentation of the main achievements of the OneFIT project was shown during the event. [Details]
04-06.10.2012 Lab members participated in the "Internet as Innovation Eco-System Summit 2012". The event was organized by the European Alliance for Innovation (EAI) and took place in Riva del Garda, Trento, Italy. Lab members provided a demonstration in the context of the iCore-Internet of Things project, related tothe empowerment of assisted/ambient living through cogntive technologies. [Details]
02-04.10.2012 Lab members participated in the meeting of the iCore project. The meeting took place in Madrid, Spain.
01.10.2012 EC E1 Unit (Network Technologies) released the first edition of the "Net-Tech Future" magazine. An interview of the OneFIT coordinator Prof. P. Demestichas is included under the title: "ONEFIT- When opportunity knocks, clever networks step in". [Magazine]
25-28.9.2012 Lab members participated in the meeting of the UniverSelf project. The meeting took place in Athens, Greece.
25-27.9.2012 Lab members participated in the 8th meeting of the OneFIT project. The meeting was kindly hosted by Telefonica (TID) and it took take place in Madrid, Spain.
12-14.9.2012 Lab members participated in the COST IC0902 Management Committee and Workshop. The event took place in the city of Ohrid, FYROM.
03-07.9.2012 Lab members participated in the meeting of the ACROPOLIS Network of Excellence and the ACROPOLIS Summers School. Both events were held in Athens, Greece.
28-31.8.2012 Lab members participated in the International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems (ISWCS 2012). The event took place in Paris, France and a paper regarding "Mechanisms for Information and Knowledge Sharing in Wireless Communication Systems" was presented. [Details]
04-06.7.2012 Prof. P. Demestichas was interviewed by Luis Correia (Net!Works ETP) in the context of Future Network and Mobile Summit 2012. The interview was related to the values of working in an EU project and the importance of the event. [Video]
04-06.7.2012 Lab members who contribute to the iCore project won an award in the Future Network and Mobile Summit 2012. Specifically, a demonstration of the project took place and iCore won the prize for the 2nd best (out of 21) demonstration booth. The event took place in Berlin, Germany.
04-06.7.2012 Lab members who contribute to the UniverSelf project participated in the Future Network and Mobile Summit 2012. A demonstration booth was placed during the event and delegates from industry and academia had the opportunity to gain knowledge on the presented solutions. The event took place in Berlin, Germany.
04-06.7.2012 Lab members who contribute to the OneFIT project participated in the Future Network and Mobile Summit 2012. A demonstration booth was placed during the event and several delegates had the opportunity to visit it and see the presented solutions. The event took place in Berlin, Germany.
29.6.2012 Lab members participated in the SDR WinnComm panel on "Future of White Space". The event took place in Brussels, Belgium. [Details]
25.6.2012 Lab members participated in the third review of the OneFIT project which was held on 25th June. The review took place in Brussels, Belgium.
18-22.6.2012 Lab members participated in the Internet of Things (IoT) Week. The event took place in the city of Venice, Italy. [Details]
14.6.2012 Lab members have collaborated with Intel Mobile Communications. The collaboration is about "Dynamic Selection of Wireless Network in a Multi-homed UE Context" and the demonstration video is available at the following link [Video]
12-15.6.2012 Lab members participated in the UniverSelf project meeting. The meeting took place in Espoo, Finland and it was kindly hosted by VTT.
10-15.6.2012 Accepted papers of lab members were presented in IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2012. The conference took place in Ottawa, Canada and the accepted papers were "Opportunistic Exploitation of Resources for Improving the Energy Efficiency of Wireless Networks" and "Identifying standardization opportunities of an operator-driven framework for unifying autonomic network and service management". [Details]
05.6.2012 Lab members participated in the COST Action IC0902 meeting. The meeting took place in Novi Sad, Serbia and achievements of WG4 regarding "Definition of mechanisms for intersystem coexistence and cooperation" were presented in the context of the meeting. [Details]
01.6.2012 The TNS laboratory (through the University of Piraeus Research Center) became a member of the GreenTouch consortium. GreenTouch is a consortium of leading Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry, academic and non-governmental research experts dedicated to fundamentally transforming communications and data networks, including the Internet, and significantly reducing the carbon footprint of ICT devices, platforms and networks. [Press Release]
01.6.2012 The TNS laboratory became an advisor of the NGMN Alliance. The vision of the NGMN Alliance is to provide a platform for innovation by moving towards one integrated network for the seamless introduction of mobile broadband services. The NGMN Alliance currently comprises 70 Partners from telecommunications industry and research: 18 mobile network operators (Members), 41 vendors/ manufacturers (Sponsors), and 11 universities or non-industrial research institutes (Advisors). [Details]
22-24.5.2012 Lab members participated in the iCore project meeting. The meeting took place in Guildford, UK and it was kindly hosted by the University of Surrey.
22-24.5.2012 Lab members participated in the OneFIT project meeting. The meeting took place in Novi Sad, Serbia and it was kindly hosted by La Citadelle Inzenjering.
09-11.5.2012 Lab members participated in the Future Internet Assembly (FIA). The event took place in Aalborg, Denmark [Details]
23-25.4.2012 The 28th Wireless World Research Forum (WWRF) was organized by the Telecommunication Networks and integrated Services (TNS) laboratory of the Department of Digital Systems, University of Piraeus. The main theme of the event was "Technologies and Visions for a Sustainable Wireless Internet" and distinguished keynote speakers from industry and academia addressed the sessions. Speakers and attendants originated from Europe, Asia, North America and Africa. The event was aired on national coverage (from the Greek Radio Television -ERT S.A.) during the News. [Video]
01-04.4.2012 Lab members participated in the Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC 2012). The conference was held in Paris, France. [Details]
15-16.3.2012 Lab members participated in the International Workshop on Mobile Opportunistic Networks (MobiOpp 2012). The event took place in Zurich, Switzerland. A demonstration of the platform that has been developed in the context of the OneFIT project was presented in the event. Specifically, the capacity and the coverage extension of the wireless access through operator-governed opportunistic networks were demonstrated. [Details]
27.2-02.3.2012 Lab members participated and contributed to the ETSI/RRS#17. The meeting took place in Maison Alforts, France.
27-29.2.2012 Lab members participated in a meeting of the Acropolis Network of Excellence. The meeting took place in the city of Ispra, Italy and it was hosted by JRC.
17.2.2012 Distinction for Graduate of Dept. of Digital Systems, and member of TNS laboratoty, in IEEE VTS & AESS Final/Diploma thesis competition in the field of "Advanced Wireless Telecommunication Systems". Giorgos Poulios, a graduate from the Department of Digital Systems of the University of Piraeus, a member of the Telecommunication Networks and integrated Service (TNS) laboratory and an MSc student in the Postgraduate Programme "Techno-economic Management & Security of Digital Systems" (area of "Security of Digital Systems") received a distinction (qualified in the final round which included 8 Thesis from 5 Universities) in the Nation-wide competition for the best final/diploma thesis (academic years 2009-2011) in the area of "Advanced Wireless Telecommunication Systems" organized by the Greek, joint chapter of IEEE VTS & AESS (Vehicular Technology Society & Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society). His thesis, titled "Machine Learning Techniques for Cognitive Networks", was conducted under the supervision of Prof. Panagiotis Demestichas and was presented in the awards ceremony that took place at the Faculty of Engineering of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki at the 17th February of 2012. Additional Information
14-16.2.2012 Lab members participated in the iCore project meeting. The meeting took place in Trento, Italy and it was kindly hosted by Create-Net.
13.2.2012 Lab members contributed and participated in the RAS Cluster meeting and the FlexSUS Workshop in the context of the "Future Networks 9th FP7 Concertation meeting". The first presentation was about "Cognitive Control Channels: Current Status and Implementation Options" and the second one addressed issues on "Flexible and Shared Spectrum Use for Enabling Operator Governed Opportunistic Use of Resources". The meeting took place in Brussels, Belgium. [Details]
07-09.2.2012 Lab members participated in the OneFIT project meeting. The meeting took place in Guildford, UK and it was kindly hosted by the University of Surrey.
31.1.2012 Lab members participated in the SESERV workshop on the interplay of economics and technology for the Future Internet. The workshop took place in Athens, Greece and an overview of the OneFIT project was presented. [Details]
30.1-03.2.2012 Lab members participated in the UniverSelf project meeting. The meeting took place in Paris, France and it was kindly hosted by FT-Orange Labs R&D.
26-27.1.2012 Lab members participated in a meeting of the Acropolis Network of Excellence. The meeting took place in Rome, Italy.
09-11.1.2012 Lab members participated in the International Conference on Wireless On-demand Network Systems and Services (WONS 2012). The conference took place in Courmayeur, Italy. [Details]