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IMDEA Networks is an international research Institute supported by the Regional Government of Madrid and the European Union. In order to ensure a truly international perspective, the Institute’s working language is English.

IMDEA Networks concentrates important resources to the promotion of its objectives of dissemination of its scientific output and interdisciplinary collaboration with the international scientific and business communities. The organization of international events is one of the means employed by the institute to generate new knowledge, understanding and visibility of its activities, bringing together distinguished and young scientific researchers to present, explore and develop new ways to conduct cutting-edge science and technology in the field of networking.

In this page are listed the most relevant international events we have organized since 2008:

Deepak Ganesan, Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA, USA; Visiting Professor IMDEA Networks; Chair of Excellence...
27 February 2019 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Wearable and IoT devices increasingly use high-rate sensors such as IMUs, microphones, and cameras that operate at ultra-low power budgets between tens of microwatts and a few milliwatts in always-on mode.
Israel Herraiz, Google, Madrid, Spain
22 February 2019 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
The cloud is not just merely moving some machines from one location to a far remote location. It should also mean change in the way we work with computing resources to perform our research.
Deepak Ganesan, Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA, USA; Visiting Professor IMDEA Networks; Chair of Excellence...
20 February 2019 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Wearable sensors offer tremendous opportunities for accelerating biomedical discovery, and improving population-scale health and wellness. There is a growing appetite for health analytics - we are no longer content with... +
LWT 2019
Julien Gamba, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks, Madrid, Spain
5 February 2019 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
A broad range of research areas including Internet measurement, privacy, and network security rely on lists of target domains to be analysed; researchers make use of target lists for reasons of necessity or efficiency.
Suman Banerjee, Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA; Visiting Professor IMDEA Networks; Chair of Excellence University...
30 January 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Edge computing provides a new way to implement services with many unique advantages. In this talk, we will explore the “roaming" edge of the Internet in vehicles.
Tobias Meuser, Research Assistant, KOM - Multimedia Communications Lab, TU Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany
12 December 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Advanced Driver Assistance Systems require an enormous amount of sensor data. The data sensed by the vehicle’s onboard sensors is often not sufficient due to physical limitations. Thus, vehicles exchange Floating Car... +
Lotzi Bölöni, Professor of Computer Science, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA
30 November 2018 -
1:30pm to 2:00pm
Artificial intelligence and machine learning, particularly in its latest incarnation of deep learning, can act as a powerful amplifying factor for almost any application or research topic.
Damla Turgut, Charles Millican Professor of Computer Science, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA
30 November 2018 -
1:00pm to 1:30pm
We often talk in capital letters about the Internet as a single system, unified by standardized protocols and supported by extensive and expensive infrastructure.
Marisa Poncela, Advisor, Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities; Former Spanish Minister of Trade
21 November 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Trade and technology are closely related to each other. From the invention of the wheel, to the revolution of the steam engine, technology has constantly played a key role in shaping economic development.
Jose Aguilar, Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Los Andes, Mérida, Venezuela
14 November 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
The IoT platforms must allow the communication between applications and devices according to non-functional requirements.
Rafael García Leiva, Research Engineer, IMDEA Networks Institute, Madrid, Spain
13 November 2018 -
12:00am to 2:00pm
Mathematical problems pose different levels of complexity, but would it be possible to find an efficient algorithm to solve them all?
José Balsa Berreiro, Postdoc Fellow, Human Dynamics group, MIT Media Lab; Eduardo Castelló Ferrer, Postdoctoral Researcher, Human...
7 November 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
In recent years, the volume of generated data has shown an exponential increase. New information and communication technologies, together with an increasing computational capacity to process, store and analyze data,... +
Dr. Domenico Giustiniano, Research Associate Professor, IMDEA Networks, Madrid, Spain
31 October 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
We introduce BackVLC, a system to connect battery-free IoT tags using LED bulbs.
José A. Ruipérez-Valiente, Postdoctoral Associate, Comparative Media Studies / Writing Department, Massachusetts Institute of...
29 October 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
The rich data that Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) platforms collect on the behavior of millions of students provide a unique opportunity to study human learning and to develop artificial intelligence methods to... +
Platon Kotzias, Ph.D Student, IMDEA Software Institute & Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), Madrid, Spain
26 October 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
The Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol is the de-facto standard for encrypted communication on the Internet. However, it has been plagued by a number of different attacks and security issues over the last years.
Joan Palacios, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks, Madrid, Spain
25 October 2018 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Beamforming is vital to overcome the high attenuation in wireless millimeter-wave networks. It enables nodes to steer their antennas in the direction of communication.
Ignacio Castro, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Queen Mary University of London, UK
19 October 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Over the past decade, Internet eXchange Points (IXPs) have been playing a key role in enabling interdomain connectivity by providing a shared fabric where Autonomous Systems (ASes) typically peer.
Jesús González Rojo, Head of Unit, Technology Transfer and European Programmes, Madrimasd Foundation for Knowledge & NCP for Maria...
16 October 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
The Madrimasd Foundation for Knowledge (mi+d) celebrates an entrepreneurship workshop at IMDEA Networks.
Themistoklis Charalambous, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation, School of Electrical Engineering,...
1 October 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
This work considers the scheduling problem of a decentralized system where a number of dynamical subsystems with no computational power are scheduled to transmit their measurements via a resource-limited communication... +
28 September 2018 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
«All for one and one for all» Researchers from the IMDEA Institutes and members of the National Police join forces to combat crime. In the first season of IMDEA-CSI: Crime scene investigation, using the example of the... +
Foivos Michelinakis, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute and University Carlos III of Madrid
19 September 2018 -
11:30am to 2:30pm
The consumption of multimedia content is moving from a residential environment to mobile
20 August 2018 - 9:00am to 25 August 2018 - 7:00pm
ACM SIGCOMM is a flagship conference in computer-networking research. Its participants include leading academics, brilliant students, and representatives of major multinational companies in networking hardware, software... +
Paul Rimba, Research Scientist, Software and Computational Systems Group of Data61|CSIRO (Sydney, Australia) & Visiting Scholar,...
1 August 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Blockchain is an emerging technology first used for digital currency transactions in Bitcoin. New blockchain platforms are now recognised as a more general-purpose technology --- a kind of distributed database and... +
Researcher, Usable Security and Privacy Group, International Computer Science Institute (ICSI), University of California at Berkeley,...
17 July 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
We present a scalable dynamic analysis framework that allows for the automatic evaluation of the privacy behaviors of Android apps. We use our system to analyze mobile apps' compliance with the Children's Online Privacy... +
Radu Stoenescu, University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest (UPB), Romania
27 June 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
We present Vera, a tool that exhaustively verifies P4 programs using symbolic execution. Vera automatically uncovers a number of common bugs including parsing/deparsing errors, invalid memory accesses, loops and... +
Elizaveta Dubrovinskaya, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks & Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
20 June 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
We consider the problem of estimating the trajectory of a submerged source emitting acoustic signals by employing a single passive receiver, without any anchor nodes and without a receiving array.
Aymen Fakhreddine, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute & University Carlos III of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
14 June 2018 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
The proliferation of handheld devices and the pressing need of location-based services call for precise and accurate ubiquitous geographic mobile positioning that can serve a vast set of devices. Despite the large... +
Hany Assasa, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks & Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
7 June 2018 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
The use of directional antennas in millimeter-wave communication promises high spatial reuse at multi-gigabit-per second data rates in dense wireless networks. Existing work studies such networks using commercial... +
Members of IMDEA Networks’ Scientific Council and researchers
5 June 2018 - 2:30pm to 6 June 2018 - 5:30pm
IMDEA Networks Institute annually holds a by-invitation-only thematic workshop in Madrid. The workshop accompanies a meeting of our Scientific Council comprised of prominent researchers.
Antonia Bierwirth, Project Manager, Tecnalia Research and Innovation (TRI), Madrid, Spain; H2020 Evaluator, European Commission
30 May 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
NewHoRRIzon is a project that aims at further integrating Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) in the research and innovation systems on national and international levels. The concept of RRI is an approach which... +
Zhi-Li Zhang, Qwest Chair Professor & Distinguished McKnight University Professor, Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering,...
29 May 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Network Function Virtualization (NFV), coupled with Software Defined Networking (SDN), promises to revolutionize networking. Operators can create, update or scale out/in (virtualized) network functions (vNFs) on demand... +
Jun Bae Seo, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi, India
18 May 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
This presentation considers non-cooperative slotted ALOHA (S-ALOHA) games, in which two users contend for the channel by taking one of two actions, i.e., transmit or wait. We first show an achievable (expected) payoff... +
Ginés García Avilés, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks & Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
11 May 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Enterprise Networking has a strong set of requirements in terms of resiliency, reliability and resources usage. With current approaches being based on monolithic and expensive infrastructures using dedicated overlay... +
Lutz Lampe, Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
9 May 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Faster-than-Nyquist transmission (FTN) is a well-known paradigm for digital communication which has received renewed attention in the wake of the need for increasing spectral efficiency in wireless and optical fibre... +
George Kontaxakis, Associate Professor of Electronics, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain; Visiting Professor of Radiology,...
4 May 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
On April 12, 2018, the European Commission published the 2018 call for the following actions in the framework of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships Topic (Horizon 2020, Pillar: Excellent Science; Work... +
Aymen Fakhreddine, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks & Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
25 April 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Existing mobile devices such as smartphones rely on a multi-radio access technology (RAT) architecture to provide pervasive location information in various environmental contexts as the user is moving.
Roberto Calvo-Palomino, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks & Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
25 April 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Precise Time-of-Arrival (TOA) estimations of aircraft and drone signals are important for a wide set of applications including aircraft/drone tracking, air traffic data verification, or self-localization.
Antonio Fernández Anta, Research Professor, IMDEA Networks Institute, Spain
11 April 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Despite the hype about blockchains and distributed ledgers, no formal abstraction of these objects has been proposed. To face this issue, in this paper we provide a proper formulation of a distributed ledger object. In... +
Joan Palacios Beltrán, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks & Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
4 April 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Millimeter wave (mmWave) communications are an essential component of 5G-and-beyond ultra-dense Gbit/s wireless networks, but also pose significant challenges related to the communication environment.
Guillermo Bielsa, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks & Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
4 April 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
The very large bandwidth available in the 60 GHz band allows, in principle, to design highly accurate positioning systems. Integrating such systems with standard protocols (e.g., IEEE 802.11ad) is crucial for the... +
2 March 2018 -
10:00am to 8:00pm
IMDEA Networks participates in one of the interactive stands of the International Education Opportunities Exhibition «Aula Planeta Ciencia», with an activity about Visible Light Communication (VLC), a technology which... +
Samer Hassan, Faculty Associate, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society (Harvard University), USA; Associate Professor,...
28 February 2018 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Can we build platforms that are decentralized, democratic, and where profit is distributed? In this talk, I will present P2P Models (p2pmodels.eu), a new ERC 1.5M€ research project to build Blockchain-powered... +
14 February 2018 - 9:00am to 16 February 2018 - 7:00pm
The International Conference on Embedded Wireless Systems and Networks (EWSN) is a highly selective single-track international conference focusing on premier research results at the intersection of embedded systems and... +
2 February 2018 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
In the frame of the H2020 project MONROE (www.monroe-project.eu), IMDEA Networks will bring together in Madrid operators and regulators from Southern European countries.
Trust computing for more secure cloud? or not?
Kari Kostainen, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
30 January 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Cloud computing provides significant benefits, such as new services and convenience to private individuals and cost savings to businesses.
Roderick Fanou, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute and University Carlos III of Madrid
14 December 2017 -
11:30am to 1:30pm
While connecting end-users worldwide, the Internet increasingly promotes local development by making challenges much simpler to overcome, regardless of the field in which it is used.
Joerg Widmer, Research Professor & Research Director, IMDEA Networks Institute, Spain
12 December 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Among the primary challenges of the roll out 5G networks are the protocol level issues it faces. Issues such as mm-wave beamforming, initial access, MAC layer design, mm-wave localization, network architectures, are all... +
Martin Strohmeier, Post-doctoral Researcher in Systems Security, Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford, UK
12 December 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
A multitude of wireless technologies are used within air traffic communication. From a conceptual perspective, all of them are insecure as security was never part of their design and the evolution of wireless security... +
Georgios Paschos, Principal Researcher, Huawei Technologies, Paris, France
1 December 2017 -
12:15pm to 1:45pm
Future networks based on virtualization will enable on-the-fly instantiation of services in the form of "network slices". In this talk we will focus on a fundamental resource allocation problem in this context, that of... +
Adrian Loch, Post-Doc Researcher, IMDEA Networks Institute, Spain
29 November 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Cristina Márquez, PhD Student, NETCOM Research Group, University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain
29 November 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
We investigate how individual mobile services are consumed at a national scale, by studying data collected in a 3G/4G mobile network deployed over a major European country. Through correlation and clustering analyses,... +
Beatriz Lorenzo, Postdoc Researcher, Atlantic Research Center for Information and Communication Technologies (AtlantTIC), University of...
17 November 2017 -
12:15pm to 1:45pm
Wireless networks are progressively displacing service provisioning towards the edge to accommodate the increasing traffic demands. This paradigm shift calls for smart policies to efficiently share network resources and... +
8 November 2017 -
9:00am to 2:00pm
This integrated demo will interconnect different transport technologies carrying backhaul traffic, fronthaul traffic and both in one network, which demonstrates the 5G-Crosshaul data plane technologies developed in the... +
jovenes cientificos
Ander Galisteo, PhD Student in Telematics Engineering, IMDEA Networks
8 November 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Ander Galisteo, a PhD student in Telematics Engineering at the research institute IMDEA Networks, has been invited to give this talk aimed at scientific dissemination within the program "Young Scientists 2017" of the... +
Arturo Azcorra, Director, IMDEA Networks Institute; Professor, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
7 November 2017 -
11:00am to 12:30pm
University Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M) participates in the seventeenth edition of the Madrid Science Week with more than thirty activities (all free-of-charge ) that will offer a first-hand knowledge of the Institution'... +
Prof. Dr. Ioannis Stavrakakis, Full Professor, Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, National and Kapodistrian University...
6 November 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Access to a common (communication) resource has been one of the fundamental problems in the various networking technologies that have emerged over the last half a century.
29 September 2017 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
What can science and technology contribute to police work? Who is more inquisitive, a scientist or a police officer?
Queueing Systems
Josu Doncel Vicente, Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of Science and Technology,...
27 September 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Queueing theory, the set of probabilistic techniques that study waiting lines or queues, is a fundamental tool to analyze the performance of modern telecommunication networks. In this talk, we present the results of the... +
Christian Ibars Casas, Principal Engineer, Cohere Technologies, Santa Clara, CA, USA
24 July 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
A new two-dimensional modulation technique called Orthogonal Time Frequency Space (OTFS) modulation designed in the delay-Doppler domain is introduced as a waveform ideally suited to new 5G use cases. Through this... +
Prof. Ian F. Akyildiz, Broadband Wireless Networking Lab, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering Georgia Institute of Technology...
19 July 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
SoftAir is a new wireless software-defined architecture with network function virtualization (NFV) solutions for 5G wireless systems. The concept of SDN has been proposed to efficiently create centralized network... +
Mahesh Marina, Reader, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
27 June 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
5G is on the horizon. In this talk, I will take a service-oriented perspective of 5G aimed at supporting a wide range of services, differing significantly in their service requirements and device types (including... +
Joaquin Alvarez-Horcajo, Diego Lopez-Pajares, and Isaias Martinez-Yelmo with an introduction by Guillermo Ibañez, researchers from the...
21 June 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
After a number of years of its launch, OpenFlow does not yet provide deployable alternatives but it has fully changed the conceptual approach to manage and control networks.
Ignacio Berberana, Senior Research Engineer, IMDEA Networks Institute & 5TONIC
19 June 2017 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
The seminar will cover the current status of the standardization in 3GPP of the new 5G radio interface (NR) and core network (NGC), including the steps undertaken for the acceleration process recently approved, that... +
John Heidemann, Senior Project Leader, University of Southern California/Information Sciences Institute (USC/ISI); Research Professor...
14 June 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
The Internet is central to our lives, but we know astoundingly little about it. How big is the Internet?  How reliable? How is it evolving over months?  How does it change over the course of a day?
Christian Vitale
Christian Vitale, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute and University Carlos III of Madrid
9 June 2017 -
11:30am to 1:30pm
Cooperative short-range communication schemes provide powerful tools to solve interference and resource shortage problems in wireless access networks. With such schemes, a mobile node with excellent cellular... +
International Workshop
Members of IMDEA Networks’ Scientific Council, invited speakers and IMDEA Networks' researchers
7 June 2017 - 9:00am to 8 June 2017 - 5:00pm
IMDEA Networks Institute annually holds a by-invitation-only thematic workshop in Madrid. The workshop accompanies a meeting of our Scientific Council comprised of prominent researchers. In addition to talks by... +
Manuel Cebrian, Principal Research Scientist, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Melbourne, Australia
31 May 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
This seminar explores the physical, behavioral, and computational limits of crowd-assembly for problem-solving.
José Antonio Ruipérez-Valiente
José Antonio Ruipérez-Valiente, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute and University Carlos III of Madrid
31 May 2017 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
The 'big data' scene has brought new improvement opportunities to most products and services, including education. Web-based learning has become very widespread over the last decade, which in conjunction with the MOOC... +
Big Crisis Data
Carlos Castillo, Director of Research for Data Science, Eurecat - Technology Centre of Catalonia, Spain
30 May 2017 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Social media is an invaluable source of time-critical information during a crisis. However, emergency response and humanitarian relief organizations that would like to use this information struggle with an avalanche of... +
Ying-Dar Lin, IEEE Fellow, IEEE Distinguished Lecturer, ONF Research Associate; Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Communications Surveys and...
26 May 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
The second wave of cloud computing, named network cloudification, in the forms of SDN (Software Defined Networking), NFV (Network Function Virtualization), and 5G-MEC (Mobile Edge Computing), is to centralize and... +
Evgenia Christoforou, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute and University Carlos III of Madrid
25 May 2017 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
We consider online task computing environments such as volunteer computing platforms running on BOINC (e.g., SETI@home) and crowdsourcing platforms such as Amazon’s Mechanical Turk. We... +
Nicola Bui
Nicola Bui, PhD Student & Research Engineer, IMDEA Networks Institute and University Carlos III of Madrid
12 May 2017 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Mobile cellular networks are complex system whose behavior is characterized by the superposition of several random phenomena, most of which, related to human activities, such as mobility, communications and network... +
Wireless Systems
Guevara Noubir, Professor, College of Computer and Information Science, Northeastern University, USA
11 May 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Wireless communication is not only a key technology underlying the mobile revolution, it is also used to connect, monitor, alert, and interact with physical infrastructures such as smart-grids, transportation networks,... +
Arturo Azcorra, Director of IMDEA Networks, Professor at University Carlos III of Madrid, Vice-President of 5TONIC
8 May 2017 - 9:00am
5TONIC Vice-President Arturo Azcorra delivered a talk entitled ‘Boosting 5G Research through Industry-Academic Partnerships’ at the MIT Media Lab. At this interdisciplinary research laboratory he presented the work of ... +
Dr. Nada Golmie, Chief, Dr. Haris Gačanin, Dr. Jeff Foerster, Dr. Arturo Azcorra, and Mr. Paul Challoner
3 May 2017 -
10:30am to 12:00pm
5TONIC Vice-President Arturo Azcorra participates in a panel entitled ‘Innovation through Joint Industry-Academic Partnerships’ at IEEE INFOCOM. At this panel he presented the work of 5TONIC as an example of the... +
Network catching
Andrea Araldo, Postdoctoral Researcher, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA
3 May 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Cisco estimates that by 2019 traffic will be 64x than in 2005. Network caching can help cope with this traffic deluge as, by replicating content closer to the users, it reduces bandwidth consumption.
Data Decoding
Roberto Calvo-Palomino, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute, University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain
26 April 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Crowdsourced signal monitoring systems are gaining attention for capturing the wireless spectrum at large geographical scale. Yet, most of the current systems are still limited to simple power spectrum measurements... +
Marco Gramaglia, Post-doc Researcher, University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain
19 April 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Collecting data generated by widespread digital transactions is an increasingly common practice. The likes of telecommunication network operators, mobile service providers, app developers and financial companies have... +
Events Image
David Hay, Associate Professor, Rachel and Selim Benin School of Computer Science and Engineering, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel...
30 March 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
In this talk we present OpenBox — a software-defined framework for network-wide development, deployment, and management of network functions (NFs). OpenBox effectively decouples the control plane of NFs from their data... +
Savvas Zannettou, PhD student, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus / Research Intern, Telefonica I+D, Spain
8 March 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
The use of deceptive techniques in user-generated video portals is ubiquitous. Unscrupulous uploaders deliberately mislabel video descriptors, such as headline, thumbnail etc., in order to increase their views and... +
Google's balloon
Ignacio Berberana, Senior Research Engineer, IMDEA Networks Institute & 5TONIC
22 February 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
The seminar will provide an introduction to the Project Loon, a network of balloons designed by Google to extend Internet connectivity to people in rural and remote areas worldwide. We will review its main technical... +
Carlos Gavilanes, Strategy Director, Telefonica Corp.
6 February 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Invited by 5TONIC, Mr. Carlos Gavilanes, Strategy Director at Telefonica Corp., has shared with some relevant experts from IMDEA Networks and University Carlos III (UC3M) the vision of the company on the main industry... +
23 January 2017 -
8:00am to 7:00pm
ETSI Centre for Testing and Interoperability will be organizing its first NFV PlugtestsTM event on 23 January to 3 February 2017, hosted by 5TONIC Laboratory, headquartered at IMDEA Networks Institute, in Leganés,... +
Pablo Molinero, Technical Manager in the Global Customer Unit for the Telefonica Group, Ericsson
18 January 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
In this talk, Pablo Molinero will provide a personal view about innovation in Spain, based on his personal experience when working in a startup company and a multinational corporation. Innovation is not just the process... +
Smart Antenna
Holger Maune, Head of the Tunable Microwave Devices Group at Institute for Microwave Engineering and Photonics, Technische Universität...
14 December 2016 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
There is a considerable demand for reconfigurable/tunable and compact devices in the Radio Frequency (RF) frontend modules as well as in the antenna systems in modern and future wireless systems for broadcast,... +
Feature selection
Andrea Mariello, PhD Student, ICT International Doctoral School, University of Trento, Italy
12 December 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Nowadays, we are experiencing a growing interest in data science, a relatively new discipline at the intersection between Statistical Learning, Engineering and Operations Research in which practitioners develop and use... +
Angelos Chatzipapas
Angelos Chatzipapas, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute and University Carlos III of Madrid
25 November 2016 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
This thesis tackles the optimization of energy efficiency in data centers in terms of network and server utilization.
Flexible TDD Design
David M. Gutierrez Estevez, Senior 5G Researcher, Samsung Electronics R&D Institute, UK
24 November 2016 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Both the use of very large arrays of antennas and flexible time division duplexing (TDD) designs have become prominent features of next generation 5G cellular systems.
Prof. Dr. Roberto Battiti, Full Professor of Computer Science, Università degli Studi di Trento, Italy
16 November 2016 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Learning and Intelligent Optimization (LION) is the combination of machine learning from data and optimization to solve challenging and dynamic problems, previously thought to require intelligent human intervention and... +
Leonardo Badia, Associate Professor, University of Padova, Italy
7 November 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
We discuss some applications of Bayesian games to interesting networking scenarios.
IPv4 Address Space Exhaustion
Philipp Richter, PhD student, INET group, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
27 October 2016 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
The Internet faces a fundamental resource shortage problem: We have run out of freely available IPv4 address space. Today, four out of five of the registries serving the global demand for IPv4 address space have... +
19 October 2016 -
10:00am to 5:15pm
5TONIC, together with IMDEA Networks, OpenDayLight, University Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M) and Telefonica is proud to announce the Workshop on OpenDayLight and NFV/SDN Orchestration, which will be held at UC3M on... +
South Summit
5 October 2016 - 9:00am to 7 October 2016 - 9:00pm
The open research and innovation laboratory 5TONIC participates in the South Summit 2016, which takes place on October 5-7, 2016, in Madrid (Spain).
Ericsson demos
4 October 2016 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
A demonstration of technological advances made by the project 5G-Crosshaul will be made to Telefonica officials on October 4th, 2016, at IMDEA Networks Institute.
Noche europea investigadores
Arturo Azcorra & Albert Banchs, Director & Deputy Director, IMDEA Networks Institute; Full Professors, University Carlos III of...
30 September 2016 -
8:00pm to 9:00pm
Informative show that combines dance, music, theater and audiovisual aspects to explain how 5G technology will influence our lives and everydayness in the coming years. Hyperconnectivity, the Internet of Things, drones... +
Noche europea investigadores
Researchers representing each of the IMDEA research institutes on Water, Food, Energy, Materials, Nanoscience, Networks and Software...
30 September 2016 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
In today's professional sports, what is science and what is effort? Is the athlete born or made? And what about the scientist?
Elli Zavou
Elli Zavou, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute & University Carlos III de Madrid
30 September 2016 - 11:00am
Everyone is familiar with the problem of online scheduling, even if they are not aware of it; from the way we prioritize our everyday decisions to the way a delivery service must decide on the route to follow in order... +
Representatives from the Spanish Secretary of State for Telecommunications and the Information Society (SETSI) and other national...
29 September 2016 -
9:30am to 1:30pm
Top-level speakers will present at this event the future of 5G communications technology, as well as the challenges and opportunities that 5G will represent for multiple relevant sectors of economic activity. Large... +
FIB efficiency
Dr. Kirill Kogan, Research Assistant Professor, IMDEA Networks Institute
21 September 2016 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
The Internet routing ecosystem is facing substantial scalability challenges due to continuous, significant growth of the state represented in the data plane.
Large Scale Networks
Prof. Zhiyong Liu, Ph.D., Professor, The Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
13 July 2016 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
With rapid development of networks and their proliferated applications, energy consumption of the networks has been a major concern for both network design, management, and applications. Routing protocols and algorithms... +
Data Analysis
Members of the NOTRE research project
29 June 2016 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
This is a Branded event organized for NOTRE project in collaboration with DataBeers. Following the DataBeers format, the event will feature six presentations focused on data usage in a social context and/or social... +
Network Geometry: Theory and Applications
Dr. Fragkiskos Papadopoulos, Department of Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering and Informatics, Cyprus University of...
29 June 2016 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
The lack of predictive power over complex systems either designed by humans or evolved by nature, is a foundational problem in contemporary science. Real networks such as the Internet, the Web, social and biological... +
Social Network
Luis Felipe Chiroque, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute & University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain
29 June 2016 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Social scientist have traditionally had limited access to data about individuals, like their personality, relationships or tastes. The widespread use of Online Social Networks (OSNs) has changed this drastically, since... +
Mobile content
Joerg Widmer, Research Professor, IMDEA Networks Institute, Madrid, Spain
23 June 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
The increasing capabilities of mobile communication devices are changing the way people interconnect today. Similarly, almost ubiquitous connectivity is leading to the expectation that data and media are available... +
Joerg Widmer, Research Professor, IMDEA Networks Institute, Madrid, Spain
23 June 2016 -
9:00am to 10:00am
One of the most promising options to significantly increase data rates in future wireless networks is to vastly increase the communication bandwidth. Such very high bandwidth channels are only available in the extremely... +
Syed Hasan
Syed Hasan, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute and University Carlos III of Madrid
20 June 2016 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
The Internet depends on economic relationships between ASes (Autonomous Systems), which come in different shapes and sizes - transit, content, and access networks. CDNs (Content delivery networks) are also a pivotal... +
Internet of Vehicles
Mario Gerla, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
9 June 2016 -
9:30am to 10:30am
Traditionally, the vehicle has been the extension of the man’s ambulatory system, docile to the driver’s commands. Recent advances in communications, controls and embedded systems have changed this model, paving the way... +
8th IMDEA Networks Annual International Workshop
Members of IMDEA Networks’ Scientific Council and researchers
9 June 2016 -
9:00am to 5:30pm
IMDEA Networks Institute annually holds a by-invitation-only thematic workshop in Madrid. The workshop accompanies a meeting of our Scientific Council comprised of prominent researchers.
Big Internet Data
Dr. Walter Willinger, Chief Scientist at NIKSUN Inc., Princeton, New Jersey, USA
1 June 2016 - 11:00am
With peta-bytes of data that are continuously collected about various aspects of the Internet, how hard can it be to obtain an accurate picture of its traffic, its physical topology (i.e., router-level Internet), its... +
Qing Wang
Qing Wang, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute and University Carlos III of Madrid
19 May 2016 - 11:30am
Radio-frequency based wireless communications have revolutionized our society. Thanks to important wireless communication technologies such as Wi-Fi, LTE, and so on, people can enjoy high data rate and pervasive... +
Juan Camilo Cardona
Juan Camilo Cardona, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute, University Carlos III of Madrid & Cisco Systems
6 May 2016 - 11:00am
The operators of the Autonomous Systems (ASes) composing the Internet must deal with a constant traffic growth, while striving to reduce the overall cost-per-bit and keep an acceptable quality of service.
Nils Olaya Fonstad, Research Scientist, Europe and LATAM, MIT Center for Information Systems Research (MIT CISR)
4 May 2016 - 1:00pm
To compete in sectors where the customer experience is increasingly digitized, companies are scrambling to expand their portfolio of innovations – from new products and enhanced processes to complementary services and... +
Prof. Dr. Michel Raynal, Professor of Informatics, University of Rennes, France
19 April 2016 - 1:00pm
The talk will present concepts and basics of distributed computing which are important (at least from the presenter's point of view!), and should be known and mastered by researchers, and Master students.
Mikko Kotila, Internet Researcher, Technology Innovator and Principal at botlab.io
11 April 2016 - 1:00pm
By 2025 ad fraud will be the second largest form of organized crime, resulting in losses of up to $1 trillion in damages to the society, creating an unprecedented burden to national economies and tax payers.
José Pablo Salvador, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute & University Carlos III of Madrid
8 April 2016 - 12:00am
While the IEEE 802.11 protocol has fostered ubiquitous connectivity for wireless users, it was not originally designed to efficiently handle voice or video traffic, which nowadays accounts for most of the Internet... +
Prof. Dr. Fernando Boavida, Full Professor, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Coimbra, Portugal
6 April 2016 - 1:00pm
Targeting an increasing number of potential application domains, wireless sensor networks (WSN) have been the subject of intense research, in an attempt to optimize their performance while guaranteeing reliability in... +
Andrés García Saavedra, Research Scientist at NEC Laboratories Europe, Heidelberg, Germany
31 March 2016 - 1:00pm
Multipath transport protocols like MPTCP transfer data across multiple routes in parallel and deliver it in order at the receiver. When the delay on one or more of the paths is variable, as is commonly the case, out of... +
Thesis defense
Sim Gek Hong, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute & University Carlos III of Madrid
30 March 2016 - 3:00pm
The rapid growth of wireless mobile devices has led to saturation and congestion of wireless channels – a well-known fact. In the recent years, this issue is further exacerbated by the ever- increasing demand for... +
María Isabel Sánchez, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute & University Carlos III of Madrid
8 March 2016 - 12:00am
The future of network communications is mobile as user's demand for ubiquitous connectivity increases. Wireless has become the primary access technology, leading to an explosion in traffic demand. This challenges... +
Arash Asadi, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute & University Carlos III of Madrid
8 March 2016 - 11:30am
Cellular service providers have been struggling with users’ demand since the emergence of mobile Internet. As a result, each generation of cellular network prevailed over its predecessors mainly in terms of connection... +
Andrei Gurtov, Principal Scientist at the Helsinki Institute for Information Technology (HIIT) and Adjunct Professor at Aalto...
25 February 2016 - 11:00am
In this talk I present our research r
Narseo Vallina-Rodriguez, Research Scientist in the Networking and Security team at the International Computer Science Institute (ICSI...
23 February 2016 - 11:00am
As a society we have come to rely upon our mobile phones for myr
Yeon-Ho Chung, Professor at the Department of Information and Communications Engineering, Pukyong National University (PKNU), Busan,...
18 February 2016 - 1:00pm
Visible light communications are becoming a major short range wireless communication technology. Incorporating communication into existing lighting infrastructure, VLCs are potential candidate for future indoor... +
Rubén Cuevas Rumin, Assistant Professor, Department of Telematics Engineering, University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain
17 February 2016 - 1:00pm
Online Behavioral targeted Advertising (OBA) has risen in prominence as a method to increase the effectiveness of online advertising. OBA operates by associating tags or labels to users based on their online activity... +
Adopting Software-Defined Networking
Kirill Kogan, Research Assistant Professor at IMDEA Networks Institute
10 February 2016 - 1:00pm
Traditional network management only allows to deploy a predefined set of management policies whose parameters can b
Iordanis Koutsopoulos, Associate Professor at the Department of Informatics, Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB)
8 February 2016 - 12:00pm
The main themes of the talk are the optimization of mobile crowd-sensing and recommender system platforms from the point of view of the system designer. In the first part of the talk, we first discuss optimization of... +
David López-Pérez, Senior Research Scientist at Bell Labs Alcatel-Lucent (ALU), Dublin, UK
5 February 2016 - 11:00am
Today's heterogeneous networks comprised of mostly macro cells and indoor small cells will not be able to meet the upcoming traffic demands. Indeed, it is forecasted that at least a 100x network capacity increase will... +
Georgios Iosifidis, Post-doctoral Research Associate at the Department of Electrical Engineering and the Institute for Network Science...
4 February 2016 - 12:30pm
The increasing demand for ubiquitous, high-speed and high-performance Internet access challenges the economic viability of mobile network operators which cannot cope with the rate of increase of wireless traffic.... +
Matthias Wildemeersch, Postdoctoral Research Scholar at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria...
1 February 2016 - 11:00am
Due to the surging increase in data traffic demand, operators try to enhance the coverage and network capacity by intensive spatial reuse. The limiting factor in networks with high spatial reuse is aggregate network... +
Themistoklis Charalambous, Post-Doctoral Researcher at the Communication Group of the Department of Signals and Systems, Chalmers...
25 January 2016 - 11:00am
The standard interference functions introduced by Yates have been very influential on the analysis and design of distributed power control laws. While powerful and versatile, the framework has some drawbacks: the... +
Anxo Sánchez, Founder of GISC (Grupo Interdisciplinar de Sistemas Complejos), Professor at the University Carlos III of Madrid,...
13 January 2016 - 1:00pm
Understanding complex physical systems requires knowledge of the interactions among their constituents, in order to be able to predict emergent behaviors (i.e., of the system as a whole).
Vincenzo Sciancalepore, IMDEA Networks Institute, University Carlos III of Madrid
27 November 2015 - 11:00am
In the last decade, cellular networks are undergoing with a radical change in their basic design foundations. The huge increase in traffic demand requires a novel design of future cellular networks.
Seminar Network
Antonio Carzaniga, Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI), Switzerland
25 November 2015 - 1:00pm
Mixing time is a global property of a network that indicates how fast a random walk gains independence from its starting point. Mixing time is an essential parameter for many distributed algorithms, but especially those... +
IMDEA Conference
6 November 2015 -
9:30am to 5:00pm
On 6th of November 2015 IMDEA Materials, one of the seven IMDEA Institutes, opened its doors for the 1st IMDEA Conference: Science, Business & Society.  
Internet Of People
Prof. Dr. Fernando Boavida, Full Professor, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Coimbra, Portugal
4 November 2015 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Technology now offers the possibility of delivering a vast range of low-cost people-centric services to citizens. Internet of Things (IoT) supporting technologies are becoming robust, viable and cheaper.
Fernando Boavida, University of Coimbra,Portugal
30 September 2015 - 1:00pm
Several challenges persist in what concerns wireless sensor networks, the Internet of Things, and the use of these technologies in human-centric environments.
Alexander Shalimov, PhD, Moscow State University
28 September 2015 - 1:00pm
Programmable networks or Software Defined Networking (SDN) offers new opportunities to manage computer networks: Make networks smart, introduce new service faster.
Thomas Nitsche
Thomas Nitsche, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute & University Carlos III of Madrid
25 September 2015 - 3:00pm
In this thesis, signal propagation variations that are experience over the frequency resources of IEEE 802.11 Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs) are studied.  
How do science and movies get along? Is it true that, most of the times, truth is stranger than fiction?
Michele Rossi, University of Padova, Italy
23 September 2015 - 1:00pm
Modern wearable devices allow monitoring vital parameters such as heart or respiratory rates, electrocardiogram, photo-plethysmographic or even video signals, and are being massively commercialized in the consumer... +
Dr. David García Becerra, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
17 September 2015 - 11:00am
The availability of data on digital traces is growing to unprecedented sizes, but inferring actionable knowledge from large-scale data is far from being trivial.
Miriam Marciel, Early Stage Researcher at NEC Laboratories, Heidelberg, Germany
16 September 2015 - 11:00am
While substantial effort has been devoted to understand fraudulent activity in traditional online advertising (search and banner), more recent forms such as video ads have received little attention.
Patrolling by faulty robots
Jurek Czyzowicz, Adjunct Professor, University of Ottawa, Carleton University, University of Liverpool and Warsaw University
29 July 2015 - 1:00pm
Mobile robots collaborate in order to solve efficiently the central problems in algorithmics of distributed computing like searching/exploration, rendez-vous or pattern formation.
Centric Networking
Antonio Carzaniga, Professor, Faculty of Informatics, USI--Università della Svizzera italiana, Switzerland
13 July 2015 - 1:00pm
Imagine a network in which you address information: literally, packet-level addressing of *information* rather than hosts. For example, you may request the front page of El País with a request packet addressed to "the... +
Informing Protocol Design Through Crowdsourcing
Anna Maria Mandalari, PhD Candidate, Telematics Department, University Carlos III of Madrid
8 July 2015 - 1:00pm
Middleboxes, such as proxies, firewalls and NATs play an important role in the modern Internet ecosystem. On one hand, they perform advanced functions, e.g. traffic shaping, security or enhancing application performance...
Towards Preventive Safety
Luis F. Chiroque, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute and University Carlos III of Madrid
1 July 2015 - 1:00pm
The impact of car accidents in human lives calls for a profound understanding of accident risk. However, the unpredictability of accidents and the unfeasibility of their reproduction make it difficult to identify the... +
Alexandru Popa, Assistant Professor, Nazarbayev University, Astana, Kazakhstan
24 June 2015 - 1:00pm
In a multi-channel wireless network, each node is able to use multiple non-overlapping frequency channels, by having more network interface cards.
Neils Seminar
Nils Richerzhagen and Björn Richerzhagen, PhD students, Multimedia Communications Lab (KOM), Technische Universität Darmstadt (Germany...
23 June 2015 - 3:00pm
The rising number of mobile devices and their increasing computational capabilities enable new interactive context-sensitive applications.
David del Val, President and CEO, Telefonica Research and Development; Director, Product Innovation, Telefonica, Spain
17 June 2015 - 12:00pm
We have experienced an era in the world of innovation where the stars have been the entrepreneurs. Small startups or even individuals were able to turn their ideas into big business and, in many cases, overcome large... +
Members of IMDEA Networks’ Scientific Council and invitees
11 June 2015 -
9:00am to 6:00pm
Big Data and Cloud Computing are two paradigms that are evolving hand in hand and are revolutionizing how we live and work. The amount of data that is being generated in the world is increasing every day, and there are... +
Tax Return in the cloud
Nicholas F. Maxemchuk, Professor at Columbia University in the City of New York (USA) and Research Professor at IMDEA Networks...
10 June 2015 - 1:00pm
Despite the growing popularity of virtualized services, privacy in the cloud remains an unresolved problem. Companies, such as Turbo Tax, are selling services that prepare income tax returns on-line, in the cloud.... +
Pablo Martinez de la Cruz, Lead Innovation and Solution Engineer, Ericsson Madrid R&D Center, Spain
8 June 2015 -
12:30pm to 2:30pm
In today’s vertiginous business landscape, organizations are constantly looking at ways of introducing agility and cost efficiencies.
Resolving data center power bill disputes
Angelos Chatzipapas, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute and University Carlos III of Madrid
3 June 2015 - 1:00pm
In this paper we challenge the common evaluation practices used for Virtual Machine (VM) consolidation, such as simulation and small testbeds, which fail to capture the fundamental trade-off between energy consumption... +
Qing Wang, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute and University Carlos III of Madrid
26 May 2015 - 1:00pm
In this talk, we introduce the OpenVLC, a software-defined open-source research platform for Visible Light Communication (VLC) networks. Built around the embedded Linux platform BeagleBone Black together with simple... +
Ralf Steinmetz, Chair of Excellence, Department of Telematics Engineering, UC3M; Visiting Researcher, IMDEA Networks; Managing Director...
20 May 2015 - 12:00pm
Tablets and smartphones have become the favorite gateway to the Internet for a majority of users. Being equipped with plenty of sensors, these devices enable far more than traditional web browsing.
Arash Asadi, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute and University Carlos III of Madrid
6 May 2015 - 1:00pm
In this paper, we propose Floating Band D2D, an adaptive framework to exploit the full potential of Device-to-Device (D2D) transmission modes.
Javier Alonso López, Research Manager and Acting Research Director, Research Institute of Applied Sciences in Cybersecurity -...
23 April 2015 - 12:00pm
Recently, the University of Leon with the support of the Spanish National Institute of Cybersecurity has established the Research Institute of Applied Sciences in Cybersecurity (RIASC). This new institute has three main... +
22 April 2015 - 12:45pm
On April 22nd, 2015, IMDEA Networks and Telefonica, in collaboration with the SEPI Foundation, launch a new edition of the Talentum Startups program.
Prediction-based Optimization
Nicola Bui, PhD Student (Research Engineer), IMDEA Networks Institute and University Carlos III of Madrid
22 April 2015 - 1:00pm
 A highly interesting trend in mobile network optimization is to exploit knowledge of future network capacity to allow mobile terminals to prefetch data when signal quality is high and to refrain from communication when... +
Andreas Reinhardt, TU Clausthal, Germany
16 April 2015 - 11:00am
Many data collection protocols have been proposed to cater for the energy-efficient flow of sensor data from distributed sources to a sink node. However, the transmission of control commands from the sink to one or only... +
14 April 2015 - 9:00am to 15 April 2015 - 6:00pm
In the last years, the increasing social awareness about the need for containing energy consumption within sustainable rates has caught the interest of both the industrial and academic communities.
Krishna Kant, Temple University, USA
13 April 2015 - 11:00am
In this talk, I will discuss an architecture called Energy Aware Disaster Recovery Network using WiFi Tethering (E-DARWIN). The underlying idea is to seamlessly integrate mobile devices carried by the people in a... +
Automatic Interdomain Contract Negotiation
Ignacio Castro, IMDEA Networks Institute and Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3), Open University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain...
8 April 2015 - 1:00pm
While some see in Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) a routing ambrosia to be enshrined, others perceive a basis of serious Internet connectivity limitations. Because the interdomain routing protocol realizes contracts... +
Information Centric Networks
Daniel Corujo, Research Fellow, University of Aveiro, Portugal
26 March 2015 - 12:45am
Today the Internet, as we know it, stands as an increasingly important element in every societal domain. Never before have people (and machines) had such an amount of potential content at their fingertips (or interfaces... +
Foivos Michelinakis, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute & University Carlos III of Madrid (Spain)
18 March 2015 - 1:00pm
Mobile data traffic is increasing rapidly and wire- less spectrum is becoming a more and more scarce resource. 
mobility management
Fabio Giust, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute & University Carlos III of Madrid
5 March 2015 - 5:30pm
In the last years, the commercial deployment of data services in mobile networks has been evolving quickly, providing enhanced radio access technologies and more efficient network architectures.
Steering with Eyes Closed
Thomas Nitsche, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute & University Carlos III of Madrid (Spain)
4 March 2015 - 1:00pm
Spectrum scarcity and ever increasing densities of wireless network deployments have recently led to an opening of the 60 GHz millimeter-wave bands for unlicensed communication. In contrast to the previously used ISM... +
Paul Müller, Professor of Computer Science, Kaiserslautern University of Technology, Germany
2 March 2015 - 12:00pm
Networking research and development is an important field in information technology and its importance grows with the rise of the Internet and the ubiquity of worldwide communication.
ranking influence
Luis F. Chiroque, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute & University Carlos III of Madrid
25 February 2015 - 11:30am
In this work, propagation dynamics on social networks are studied in order to identify the most influential users. For this purpose, diffusion data has been collected during 4 weeks from a microblogging OSN (online... +
shared storage
Nicolas Nicolaou, Post-Doc Researcher / Marie-Curie Fellow, IMDEA Networks Institute
25 February 2015 - 1:00pm
Distributed Storage Systems ensure data availability and survivability be replicating data in geographically disperse storage devices. Replication allows multiple processes to access the data concurrently each... +
Rafael García, Research Engineer, IMDEA Networks Institute
19 February 2015 - 1:00pm
In this presentation we will explain a new mathematical procedure for the automatic discovery of interesting research questions. We propose to classify research topics according to their relevance (how important is the... +
Jordi Arjona
Jordi Arjona Aroca, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute
13 February 2015 - 10:00am
With the rise of cloud computing, data centers have been called to play a main role in the Internet scenario nowadays. Despite this relevance, they are probably far from their zenith yet due to the ever increasing... +
Modeling D2D Communications
Christian Vitale, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute & University Carlos III of Madrid (Spain)
11 February 2015 - 1:00pm
We present a first fully analytical approach to performance evaluation of D2D communication systems, which does not assume transmitters to have always a packet to transmit. In particular, we adopt a Coupled Processors... +
Omprakash Gnawali, Assistant Professor, University of Houston, USA
6 February 2015 - 1:00pm
Traditional distance vector routing and efficient flooding-based routing can be considered the two ends of the routing continuum in wireless sensor networks. The former uses a graph metaphor to find the best paths... +
Remote peering
Ignacio Castro, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute and Internet Interdisciplinary Institute, Open University of Catalonia (Spain)...
28 January 2015 - 1:00pm
The trend toward more peering between networks is commonly conflated with the trend of Internet flattening, i.e., reduction in the number of intermediary organizations on Internet paths. Indeed, direct peering... +
Stefan Schmid, Senior Research Scientist, TU Berlin / Telekom Innovation Laboratories (T-Labs), Berlin, Germany
23 January 2015 - 11:00am
Today's distributed systems are increasingly virtualized and software-defined. While in principle, this introduces interesting new opportunities, e.g., in terms of resource allocation and traffic engineering, it also... +
4 December 2014 - 12:45pm
On December 4th, 2014, IMDEA Networks and Telefonica, in collaboration with the SEPI Foundation, launch a new edition of the Talentum Startups program.
Quantifying Information Overload in Social Media and its Impact on Social Contagions
Manuel Gómez Rodríguez, Tenure-track research group leader, Max Planck Institute for Software Systems, Saarbrüecken, Germany
19 November 2014 - 1:00pm
Information overload has become an ubiquitous problem in modern society. Social media users and microbloggers receive an endless flow of information, often at a rate far higher than their cognitive abilities to process... +
Andra Lutu
Andra Lutu, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute
11 November 2014 - 5:00pm
The performance of the global routing system is vital to thousands of entities operating the Autonomous Systems (ASes) which make up the Internet. The Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is currently responsible for the... +
5G Communications: A Thousand Times More Network Capacity
Arturo Azcorra, Director, IMDEA Networks Institute; Full Professor, University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain
4 November 2014 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Only a year ago Spaniards began to enjoy 4G mobile networks, which increase tenfold the transmission rates of mobile data when compared to the third generation.  5G network development is now underway, intent on... +
Michael Welzl
Michael Welzl, Full professor, Department of Informatics, University of Oslo, Norway
31 October 2014 - 11:00am
The Internet's Transport Layer has been defined by TCP and UDP for the last 30 years. The minimal functionality of UDP enables application developers to develop their own proprietary protocols - there are plenty of... +
Shahzad Ali
Shahzad Ali, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute
21 October 2014 - 10:00am
Context-awareness is a peculiar characteristic of an expanding set of applications that make use of a combination of restricted spatio-temporal locality and mobile communications, to deliver a variety of services.... +
Narseo Vallina-Rodriguez
Narseo Vallina-Rodriguez, Research Scientist, Networking and Security group, International Computer Science Institute (ICSI), Berkeley...
13 October 2014 - 1:00pm
The Internet is a messy, complex landscape. Middleboxes such as DNS resolvers, UPnP home gateways, and in-path proxies placed in the IP core of the operators' networks can significantly impair a user's access despite... +
12 October 2014 - 9:00am to 15 October 2014 - 9:00pm
The International Symposium on DIStributed Computing (DISC) is an international forum on the theory, design, analysis, implementation and application of distributed systems and networks. It is organized in cooperation... +
7 October 2014 - 9:00am to 9 October 2014 - 9:00am
The IFIP Performance conference aims to bring together researchers interested in understanding and improving the performance of communication systems by means of state-of-the-art quantitative models and solution... +
Reza Rejaie, Associate Professor, Department of Computer and Information Science, University of Oregon, USA
3 October 2014 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
This paper presents a simple framework, called WalkAbout, to infer a coarse view of connectivity in very large graphs; that is, identify well-connected “regions" with different edge densities and determine the... +
Researchers Night
26 September 2014 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
On Friday, September 26th 2014, from 18:00 to 21:00, some researchers from the IMDEA research Institutes will show us how you may find in a car examples of progress accomplished by science and technologies as diverse... +
Prof. Jussi Kangasharju, University of Helsinki, Finland
31 July 2014 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Peer-to-peer networks have been quite thoroughly measured over the past years; however it is interesting to note that the BitTorrent Mainline DHT has received very little attention even though it is by far the largest... +
Vinay Setty, PhD candidate, Networks and Distributed Systems group, Department of Informatics, University of Oslo, Norway
4 July 2014 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Publish/subscribe (pub/sub) is a popular communication paradigm in the design of large-scale distributed systems. We are witnessing an increasingly widespread use of the pub/sub for wide array of applications both in... +
Network Virtualization
Stefan Schmid, Senior Research Scientist, T-Labs, Berlin, Germany
2 July 2014 - 1:00pm
Virtualization is a powerful paradigm in computer science, as it allows to decouple software and services from the constraints of the underlying physical infrastructure. Virtualization is also one of the main innovation... +
Harnessing Visible Light for Time Synchronization and Mobile Context Recognition
Zhenjiang Li, Research Fellow, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore
30 June 2014 - 3:00pm
Visible light is ubiquitous in the cyber-space nowadays. In this talk, I will introduce our recent work about how to harness visible light for mobile computing applications in both temporal and spatial design domains.... +
ACM e-Energy 2014
11 June 2014 - 9:00am to 13 June 2014 - 9:00pm
Several members and stakeholders of IMDEA Networks Institute are leading the organization of ACM e-Energy 2014. Marco Ajmone Marsan and Antonio Fernández Anta are both long-standing researchers at the Institute. Two... +
Members of IMDEA Networks’ Scientific Council and invitees
11 June 2014 -
9:15am to 5:15pm
IMDEA Networks Institute annually holds a by-invitation-only thematic workshop in Madrid. The workshop accompanies a meeting of our Scientific Council comprised of prominent researchers. In addition to talks by ... +
Safe Connected Vehicles
Nick Maxemchuk, Research Professor, IMDEA Networks; Professor, Columbia University of New York City, USA
10 June 2014 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Our objective is to guarantee that vehicles that coordinate their operations will operate safely with all of the other vehicles, implemented by all of the other manufacturers, on the roadway.
Imad Aad, Research Scientist, University of Bern, Switzerland
2 June 2014 -
11:00am to 12:30pm
With the increasing availability of configurable network equipments, the research has moved from proposals to improve quality of service in the wireless standards, to complete potential chaos when it becomes accessible... +
Bitcoin. The TCP/IP of finances?
Miguel Ortuño, Acting Associate Professor, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid
28 May 2014 - 1:00pm
Bitcoin is a decentralized peer-to-peer payments network. It is the first and most widely used example of a new kind of money known as cryptocurrency. Transactions are fast, non-repudiable and almost anonymous. Fees are... +
Seminar Veljko Pejovic
Veljko Pejovic, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham, UK
13 May 2014 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
Information and communication technologies (ICTs) often fail to perform well in environments and scenarios that were not envisioned at the time of the ICTs creation. Examples of such failures include poor usability of... +
The Throughput of Underwater Networks: Analysis and Validation
Paolo Casari, Senior Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Information Engineering, University of Padova, Italy
8 May 2014 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
In this talk, we discuss a theoretical framework to evaluate the throughput of underwater networks over an ensemble of node topologies and propagation environments. We start with a review of the properties of underwater... +
Kirill Kogan, Post-doctoral research fellow, Department of Computer Science, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
6 May 2014 - 11:00am
One of the most important achievements of Software-Defined Networking is a possibility to redefine existing invariants in network management, This talk covers three important aspects of data path provision: (1) what... +
Andra Lutu, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute & University Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M), Spain
25 April 2014 - 1:00pm
In this paper, we propose the use of prefix visibility at the interdomain level as an early symptom of anomalous events in the Internet. We focus on detecting anomalies which, despite their significant impact on the... +
2 April 2014 - 10:00am to 4 April 2014 - 10:00am
Providing secure, reliable, and dependable wireless services is the primary objective of modern data networks. While enabling technology for “on-demand” services through any of the common wireless architectures, such as... +
Architecting an Evolvable Internet with XIA
John Byers, Professor of Computer Science & Fellow of the Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science &...
1 April 2014 - 11:00am
Motivated by limitations in today's host-centric IP network, several recent "clean-slate" network architectures have proposed alternate first-class principals, such as content, services, or users.
Seminar Andra Lutu
Andra Lutu, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute
31 March 2014 -
8:00pm to 9:00pm
The main functionality of the Internet is to provide global connectivity for every node attached to it. In light of the IPv4 address space depletion, large networks are in the process of deploying IPv6. In this paper we... +
Utility Optimization for Multi-Transmitter Wireless Data Systems
Lisa Zhang, Researcher on Computing Sciences Principals at Alcatel-Lucent Bell Laboratories, USA
26 March 2014 - 1:00pm
We study algorithms for carrier and rate allocation in cellular systems with distributed components such as a heterogeneous LTE system with macrocells and femtocells.  Existing work on LTE systems often involves... +
Marcel Waldvogel, Professor of Computer Science and Head of IT Infrastructure, University of Konstanz, Germany
3 March 2014 - 1:00pm
Discovering services in the local broadcast domain is easy from the application point of view. However, from the network point of view, especially when wireless networks are also involved, it is wasteful, as query and... +
Andra Lutu, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute & University Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M), Spain
27 February 2014 - 1:00pm
The main functionality of the Internet is to provide global connectivity for every node attached to it. In light of the IPv4 address space depletion, large networks are in the process of deploying IPv6.
Ivan Rapaport, Associate Professor, Department of Mathematical Engineering, Universidad de Chile
22 January 2014 - 1:00pm
Suppose that we have a network of n processors where each processor knows its own ID and the IDs of its neighbors. Processors communicate in synchronous rounds by writing messages on a whiteboard, which is visible to... +
Davide Proserpio, Ph.D. candidate, Department of Computer Science, Boston University (USA)
8 January 2014 - 1:00pm
Airbnb.com is an online community marketplace that facilitates short-term rentals of "unique spaces" around the world. Since its launch, Airbnb has grown from a few hundred bookings in 2008 to over ten million nights of... +
Evgenia Christoforou, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute & University Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M), Spain
10 December 2013 - 1:15pm
We consider Internet-based Master-Worker task computing systems, such as SETI@home, where a master sends tasks to potentially unreliable workers, and the workers execute and... +
Andreas Mauthe, Reader in Networked Systems, School of Computing and Communications (SCC), Lancaster University, UK
4 December 2013 - 1:00pm
The concept of Content Networks (CN) has extended Content Distribution Network (CDN) research in order to also comprise other aspects beyond delivery optimization. One central element of this research is the recognition... +
Marco Ajmone Marsan, Full Professor of telecommunications, Electronics and Telecommunications Department, Politecnico di Torino, Italy...
12 November 2013 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
We investigate the energy saving made possible by the network sharing approach, whereby all (or significant parts) of a network infrastructure are shared by different network operators. Our study reveals that in most... +
29 October 2013 - 9:00am to 31 October 2013 - 6:00pm
2013 IEEE Online Conference on Green Communications is the 3rd edition of IEEE OnlineGreenComm conducted entirely online and dedicated to addressing the challenges in energy-efficient communications and communications... +
Arash Asadi, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute & University Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M), Spain
23 October 2013 - 1:00pm
Opportunistic scheduling was initially proposed to exploit user channel diversity for network capacity enhancement. However, the achievable gain of opportunistic schedulers is generally restrained due to fairness... +
27 September 2013 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Find out what's inside a cellphone, a television set, the human body, ... with the help of researchers from the IMDEA Institutes. Discover the huge amount of science and technology that surrounds our lives, making them... +
Dimitrios D. Vergados, Assistant Professor, Department of Informatics, University of Piraeus, Greece
20 September 2013 - 11:00am
Handoff is a key element in the wireless cellular networks in order to provide Quality of Service (QoS) to the users and to support users’ mobility. Handoff failure will result in the forced termination of an ongoing... +
1 July 2013 - 4:30pm to 5 July 2013 - 4:30pm
The EC FP7 Network of Excellence TREND (Towards Real Energy-efficient Network Design - see http://www.fp7-trend.eu/ ) organizes a PhD School in the field of energy-efficient... +
Elli Zavou, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute & University Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M), Spain
26 June 2013 -
1:10pm to 2:40pm
In this paper we explore the problem of achieving efficient packet transmission over unreliable links with worst case occurrence of errors. In such a setup, even an omniscient offline scheduling strategy cannot achieve... +
Dejan Novakovic, PhD candidate, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Laussane (EPFL), Switzerland
19 June 2013 - 1:00pm
​We describe the design and implementation of DeepDive, a system for transparently identifying and managing performance interference between virtual machines (VMs) co-located on the same physical machine in ... +
Shmuel Zaks, Visiting Researcher, Institute IMDEA Networks; Joan Callner-Miller Chair Professor of Computer Science, Technion – Israel...
7 June 2013 - 4:00pm
In this self-contained talk I will describe few combinatorial results that were initiated by problems from several application areas. These results include the following: (1) the use of the Cycle Lemma in deriving... +
Dejan Kostić, IMDEA Networks; Amund Kvalbein, Simula; Jon Crowcroft, Cambridge Univ.; Edward Knightly, Rice Univ.; Matthias Hollick, TU...
5 June 2013 - 10:30am
Institute IMDEA Networks annually holds a by-invitation-only thematic workshop in Madrid. The workshop accompanies a meeting of our Scientific Council comprised of prominent researchers. In addition to talks by... +
wowmom 2013
4 June 2013 - 10:00am to 7 June 2013 - 5:00pm
WoWMoM 2013 is the 14th IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks. WoWMoM addresses research challenges and advances towards a world of wireless, mobile, and multimedia... +
Agustín Santos Méndez, Research Engineer, IMDEA Networks Institute
3 June 2013 - 11:00am
En este trabajo proponemos una solución para la asignación de tareas en un entorno distribuido complejo y auto-organizado (sería el caso de las redes entre iguales o ́ P2P). Estamos interesados en las tareas que son... +
Nick Maxemchuk, Chief Researcher, Institute IMDEA Networks; Professor, Electrical Engineering Department, Columbia University in the...
3 June 2013 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
We are entering an era where accurately synchronized clocks are economical and are becoming commonplace. Commercial GPS units synchronize clocks within 10’s of micro-­‐seconds. Chip sets that implement the IEEE 1588 ... +
Qing Wang, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute & University Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M), Spain
29 May 2013 - 1:00pm
To meet the increasing demand for wireless capacity, future networks are likely to consist of dense layouts of small cells. Thus, the number of concurrent users served by each base station (BS) is likely to be small... +
Vincenzo Sciancalepore, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute & University Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M), Spain
22 May 2013 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
The increasing demand for higher data rates in cellular network results in increasing network density. As a consequence, inter-cell interference is becoming the most serious obstacle towards spectral efficiency.... +
Angelos Chatzipapas, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute & University Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M), Spain
16 May 2013 - 1:00pm
The IEEE Standard 802.3az, namely Energy Efficient Ether- net (EEE), has been recently introduced to reduce the power consumed in LANs. Since then, researchers have proposed various traffic shaping techniques to... +
Ilker Demirkol, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Telematics Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona...
29 April 2013 - 12:00pm
​With an optimistic assumption that a WiFi Access Point (AP) is idle for 50% of the time, an approximate energy waste caused exclusively by WiFi APs worldwide is estimated to be a striking 4.7 Billion KWh/year.... +
Pablo Barrera, Backend Engineer, Spotify
25 April 2013 - 1:00pm
At Spotify we try to connect millions of people with their favorite music and build the best music service in the world. We believe that music should be easily accessible and than listening to music improves everybody... +
Roberto González, PhD Candidate, University Carlos III of Madrid
24 April 2013 - 1:00pm
In the era when Facebook and Twitter dominate the market for social media, Google has introduced Google+ (G+) and reported a significant growth in its size while others called it a ghost town. This begs the question... +
19 April 2013 - 10:30am
It is our pleasure to invite you to the Workshop MEDIANET 2013, to be held next April 19, 2013 at University Carlos III of Madrid (Leganes Campus, room 4.1.S08 of the Rey Pastor library). Our main goal is to disseminate... +
Yanhua Li, Ph.D. Candidate in Computer Science, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, USA
12 April 2013 - 11:00am
Complex networks, including the Internet, wireless and cellular networks, and on-line social networks, are becoming indispensable parts of our daily lives. These networks arising from a wide range of applications can be... +
10 April 2013 - 10:00am to 11 April 2013 - 5:00pm
This unique conference will be the venue fostering dialogue among scholars and practitioners belonging to these disciplines. Event website:... +
Domenico Giustiniano, Senior Researcher and Lecturer, Communication Systems Group (CSG), ETH Zurich, Switzerland
8 April 2013 - 1:00pm
802.11 wireless local area networks have been designed for wireless communication. The principle for 802.11 communication is that frames are acknowledged (ACKed) after a short and predefined MAC idle time. Despite the... +
Vincenzo Sciancalepore, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute & University Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M), Spain
22 March 2013 - 1:00pm
Intercell coordination and cooperation techniques are some of the most promising approaches to increase the spectral efficiency of future wireless systems as required by the forecasted market needs. Among them,... +
Ivan Beschastnikh, PhD student, University of Washington, USA
14 March 2013 - 1:30pm
Logged messages are invaluable for debugging and diagnosing problems. Unfortunately, many execution logs are inscrutable in their raw form. For example, a production Google system may generate a billion-line log file in... +
Arturo Azcorra, Director, Institute IMDEA Networks; Full Professor, Telematics Engineering Department, University Carlos III of Madrid...
13 March 2013 - 1:30pm
Arturo Azcorra will present what are, on his personal experience, best practices for writing a technical paper. The talk will cover some ideas to follow, and some issues to avoid, when writing a paper.
Prof. Shmuel Zaks, Chair of Excellence, Department of Telematics Engineering, University Carlos III of Madrid; Visiting Researcher,...
12 March 2013 - 1:30pm
In the talk I overview some recent results for optimization problems that originate in optical networks. They deal with optimizing the utilization of regenerators (switching components that regenerate a signal after a... +
Narseo Vallina-Rodriguez, PhD candidate in Computer Science, Computer Lab, University of Cambridge, UK
25 February 2013 - 1:30pm
Mobile phones and tablets can be considered as the first incarnation of the post-PC era. Their explosive adoption rate has been driven by a number of factors, with the most significant influence being touch-screens,... +
Elisa Rojas. Introduction by Guillermo Ibáñez. University of Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, Spain
20 February 2013 - 1:30pm
The dominant paradigm in both IETF and IEEE 802.1 standards for shortest path bridges is based on link-state routing in layer two. This results on hybrid devices of router and switch.
Dejan Kostić, Senior Researcher, IMDEA Networks Institute
13 February 2013 - 1:15pm
It is notoriously difficult to make distributed systems reliable. This becomes even harder in the case of the widely-deployed systems that are heterogeneous (multiple implementations) and federated (multiple... +
Michal Kryczka, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute & University Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M), Spain
7 February 2013 - 11:30am
BitTorrent is the most successful Peer-to-Peer (P2P) application and is responsible for a major portion of Internet traffic. It has been largely studied using simulations, models and real measurements. Although... +
Vishal Misra, Co-founder & CEO, Silver Lining
6 February 2013 - 1:00pm
Vishal Misra together with Dan Rubinstein launched at the beginning of 2011 the company Silver Lining. This company is a very ambitious tech start-up arising from two professors of Columbia University, and has already... +
Alexander Kuehne, Post-doc Researcher, Communications Engineering Lab, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany
4 February 2013 - 1:00pm
In multi-hop networks, conventional unipath routing approaches force the data transmission to follow a fixed sequence of nodes. In this talk, we widen this path to create a corridor of forwarding nodes. Within this... +
Andra Lutu, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute & University Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M), Spain
30 January 2013 - 1:00pm
By tweaking the BGP configurations, the network operators are able to express their interdomain routing preferences, designed to accommodate a myriad goals. Given the complex interactions between policies in the... +
Andres Garcia-Saavedra, PhD Candidate, NETCOM Research Group, University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain
23 January 2013 - 1:00pm
A thorough understanding of the power consumption behavior of real world wireless devices is of paramount importance to ground energy-efficient protocols and optimizations on realistic and accurate energy models. This... +
Domenico Giustiniano, Senior Researcher and Lecturer, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
16 January 2013 - 1:00pm
Visible Light Communication (VLC) is an emerging technology in which Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) transport information wirelessly, using the visible light spectrum. While most of the research on VLC has focused on... +
Prof. Dr. Azzedine Boukerche, Full Professor of Computer Science and Engineering & Canada Research Chair, University of Ottawa,...
9 January 2013 - 1:00pm
Wireless sensor network and wireless multimedia network technologies combined with interactive 3D virtual visualization can converge into really interesting and functional applications such as detailed real-time... +
Members of the CROWD project
8 January 2013 - 9:00am to 9 January 2013 - 2:00pm
On Jan 8-9, 2013, the kick-off meeting of Research & Development project CROWD (Connectivity management for eneRgy Optimised Wireless Dense networks) was held in Pisa (Italy). CROWD is co-funded by the European... +
Luca Cittadini, PhD Student & Collaborator, Dipartimento di Informatica e Automazione, Università degli Studi Roma Tre, Italy
8 January 2013 - 1:00pm
Internal BGP (iBGP) is used to distribute interdomain routes within a single ISP. The interaction between iBGP and the underlying IGP can lead to routing and forwarding anomalies. For this reason, several research... +
Adaptive Modulation
Sim (Allyson) Gek Hong, PhD Student, IMDEA Networks Institute & University Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M), Spain
19 December 2013 - 1:30pm
We design an adaptive modulation scheme to support opportunistic multicast scheduling in wireless networks. Whereas prior work optimizes capacity, we investigate the finite horizon problem where (once or repeatedly) a... +
Making BGP filtering an habit Impact on policies
Juan Camilo Cardona, PhD student, Institute IMDEA Networks, Spain
12 December 2012 - 1:30pm
It is common practice for network operators, usually for traffic engineering purposes, to propagate more specific prefixes (overlapping prefixes) along with shorter prefixes that cover them. On the other hand, it can be... +
Ibrahim Matta, Professor, Computer Science Department, College of Arts & Sciences, Boston University, USA
3 December 2012 - 4:00pm to 13 December 2012 - 8:00pm
This seminar builds on your basic knowledge of computer networks from an introductory computer networks class or equivalent. It covers mathematical and algorithmic foundations of the essential networking functions of... +
A SOFT Way for OpenFlow Switch Interoperability Te
Maciej Kuzniar, PhD student, EPFL (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne), Switzerland
28 November 2013 - 1:00pm
The increasing adoption of Software Defined Networking, and OpenFlow in particular, brings great hope for increasing extensibility and lowering costs of deploying new network functionality. A key component in these... +
Albert Bachs, Deputy Director, Institute IMDEA Networks, Associate Professor, University Carlos III of Madrid; Carlos Jesús Bernardos,...
21 November 2012 - 10:00am to 23 November 2012 - 5:00pm
This is the kick-off meeting of the iJOIN EU FP7 project. It will consist of a series of presentations of work packages 2-4 intended to shape the... +
João Damas & Juan Pedro Cerezo, Bond IS/BT; RIPE NCC
13 November 2012 - 9:00am
On Wednesday, the 13th of November, will take place the next meeting of ESNOG/GORE (España Network Operators Group / Grupo de Operadores de Red Españoles), at the Polytechnic School (Leganés Campus) of the University... +
Technologies and Architecture of the Future Intern
Tilman Wolf, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Massachusetts Amherst; Visiting Researcher, Institute...
7 November 2012 - 1:00pm
The future Internet needs to provide enough flexibility to allow the dynamic deployment of new network protocols, support heterogeneous end-systems, provide novel communication abstractions, and exhibit inherent... +
Research Labs and Startups
Sean Murphy, Senior Research Fellow, University College Dublin, Ireland
5 October 2012 - 1:00pm
In this talk, I will discuss the complex relationship between the university research lab and the startup community and how it varies in different places. There will be some emphasis on software focused startups as... +
28 September 2012 - 7:00pm
Under the title La Ciencia es mi Vida (Science is My Life), a roundtable will be held between 19:00 and 21:00 of Friday 28th September 2012 in the Residencia de Estudiantes de Madrid (street Pinar 21-23), moderated by... +
6 September 2012 - 4:00pm
The design, standardization and future deployment of vehicular communications systems have been driven so far by safety applications. There are two more aspects of the vehicular networking that have increased their... +
18 July 2012 - 11:00am
Peer-to-peer (P2P) video streaming has generated a significant amount of interest in both the research community and the industry, which find it a cost-effective solution to the user scalability problem. However,... +
Pierre Francois, Institute IMDEA Networks; Zhi-Li Zhang, University of Minnesota, Institute IMDEA Networks & UC3M; Paolo Lucente,...
13 June 2012 - 9:00am
Institute IMDEA Networks annually holds a by-invitation-only thematic workshop in Madrid. The workshop accompanies a meeting of our ... +
Nikolaos Thomos, Senior Researcher, Signal Processing Laboratory (LTS4), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Lausanne, and...
31 May 2012 - 11:00am
We focus on collaborative video streaming in wired overlay networks using low cost network codes. We propose a scheme that builds on both rateless codes and network coding in order to improve the system throughput and... +
Alcatel–Lucent Bell Labs, France, Telecom Italia S.p.a., Portugal Telecom Inovaçao, Docomo Communications Laboratories Europe, LiveU,...
29 May 2012 - 10:00am to 1 June 2012 - 9:00pm
Objectives of the meeting: Review status of the internal specifications milestones, synchronization intra and inter work packages and coordination for future work.
Juan A. Carrasco, Associate Professor, Electronics Engineering Department, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain
29 May 2012 - 1:30pm
METFAC-2.1 is a software tool for stochastic modeling using Markov reward models, i.e. continuous-time Markov chains with a reward rate structure on their state space. The tool has been developed under the direction of... +
Dr. Antonio Teixeira, Instituto de Telecommunicaçoes, Nokia-Siemens Networks Portugal
29 May 2012 - 4:00pm to 31 May 2012 - 9:00pm
Give the attendees an evolutionary view on the access networks and open perspectives on the potential developments upcoming. It will always keep an eye on the standardization trends and other ecosystem parameters (as... +
Narseo Vallina-Rodriguez, PhD candidate in Computer Science, Computer Lab, University of Cambridge, UK
22 May 2012 - 1:30pm
Mobile devices are energy-limited. Both industry and the research community proposed solutions to overcome these limitations with relative success at different levels such as hardware, operating system and even... +
Jorge Ortín, University of Zaragoza, Spain
21 May 2012 - 12:00pm
Autonomous, self-configuring multihop networks present a versatile solution to provide broadband services with infrastructure-less deployments and decentralized management. Furthermore, their intrinsic adaptability and... +
Matteo Dell'Amico, Researcher, Eurecom, France
18 May 2012 - 11:00am
While a considerable amount of research has been devoted to peer-to-peer backup and storage, no such system actually became widely adopted in the wild. My take on this is that there is the opportunity to build better,... +
José Cea Jiménez, Independent Consultant, Information and Communications Technologies, Spain
17 May 2012 - 11:00am
This presentation intends to extract some useful hints on how to successfully manage an internationalisation process. It is focused on the specific case of a Spanish very large company: Telefónica, the leading Spanish... +
Alonso Silva, Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of EECS, University of California, Berkeley, USA
14 May 2012 - 11:00am
Auctions have regained interest from researchers due to its different new applications (Google AdWords auctions, cloud computing auctions, privacy auctions, and white spaces spectrum auctions). In this work in... +
9 May 2012 - 9:00am to 11 May 2012 - 1:00pm
e-Energy is the third International Conference on Future Energy Systems, which is organized annually since 2010. Due to the... +
Gwendal Simon, Associate Professor, Telecom Bretagne, France; Visiting Researcher, University of Waterloo, UK
7 May 2012 -
4:15pm to 5:45pm
The delivery of live video streams over the plain old best-effort Internet is a major challenge. This talk deals with the issue of under-provisioning in the main delivery platforms, i.e. when the equipments that are in... +
Dr. Marco Canini, Postdoctoral researcher, EPFL, Switzerland
4 May 2012 - 11:00am
Nowadays users expect to experience highly dependable network connectivity and services. However, several recent episodes demonstrate that software errors and operator mistakes continue to cause undesired disturbances... +
Prof. Enzo Mingozzi, Associate Professor, University of Pisa, Italy
24 April 2012 - 10:00am to 27 April 2012 - 5:00pm
The purpose of this seminar is to provide an introduction to state-of-art technologies and standards related to mobile multi-hop wireless networks, as broadly classified into three categories depending on their typical... +
Michele Rossi, Assistant Professor, Department of Information Engineering (DEI), University of Padova, Italy
24 April 2012 - 2:00pm
The talk will cover recent results on cooperative communication schemes for ad hoc and sensor networks. We will first discuss the offline computation of optimal policies for multi-hop virtual MISO transmission for... +
Zhi-Li Zhang, Visiting Researcher, Institute IMDEA Networks; Cátedra de Excelencia, University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain; Qwest Chair...
11 April 2012 - 4:15pm
Since its inception in 2005, YouTube has seen explosive growth in its popularity; today it is indisputably the world’s largest video sharing site. Given the number of viewers and the accompanying traffic volume, its... +
Jaime Garcia-Reinoso, Assistant Professor, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M)
10 April 2013 - 1:30pm
Content-Centric Networking (CCN) is a clean-slate proposal to replace/enrich the current Internet. CCN is focused on content instead of machines, so users can request a given content by sending Interest messages with... +
Carlos J. Bernardos, Associate Professor, UC3M, Spain
29 March 2012 - 1:00pm
The number of mobile users and their traffic demand is expected to be ever-increasing in future years, and this growth can represent a limitation for deploying current mobility management schemes that are intrinsically... +
Joerg Widmer, Chief Researcher, Institute IMDEA Networks
20 March 2012 - 1:30pm
Rate Allocation for Layered Multicast Streaming with Inter-Layer Network Coding Abstract Multi-layer video streaming allows to provide different video qualities to a group of multicast receivers with heterogeneous... +
Distributed Opportunistic
Andres Garcia-Saavedra, Ph.D. Candidate, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
13 March 2012 - 1:30pm
Distributed Opportunistic Scheduling (DOS) techniques have been recently proposed to improve the throughput performance of wireless networks. With DOS, each station contends for the channel with a certain access... +
Pablo Salvador, Research Assistant, Institute IMDEA Networks
6 March 2012 - 1:30pm
Supporting voice traffic in existing WLANs results extremely inefficient, given the large overheads of the protocol operation and the need to prioritize this traffic over, e.g., bulky transfers. In this paper we propose... +
Dariusz Kowalski, Visiting Researcher, Institute IMDEA Networks
28 February 2012 - 1:30pm
Dr. Kowalski will present recent advances on contention resolution and packet queuing on a multiple access channel. His will include description of algorithms, both already known and newly developed, accompanied by... +
Zhi-Li Zhang, Visiting Researcher, Institute IMDEA Networks; Cátedra de Excelencia, University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain; Qwest Chair...
21 February 2012 - 1:30pm
The Internet has transformed itself into a critical global information infrastructure, and fundamentally altered the ways we access information, communicate and interact with each other, purchase goods and services, and... +
Andra Lutu, Research Assistant, Institute IMDEA Networks
14 February 2012 - 1:30pm
The injection of artificially fragmented prefixes through BGP is a widely used traffic engineering technique. In this paper we examine one particular economic side-effect of deaggregation, namely the impact on the... +
Economics forces
Ignacio Castro, Research Assistant, Institute IMDEA Networks
7 February 2012 - 1:30pm
Economic forces behind the Internet evolution have diversified the types of ISP (Internet Service Provider) interconnections. In particular, settlement-free peering and paid peering proved themselves as effective means... +
Pietro Manzoni
Dr. Pietro Manzoni, Full Professor of Computer Science at the Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
31 January 2012 - 1:30pm
Wireless communication for intelligent transportation systems (ITSs) is a promising technology to improve driving safety, reduce traffic congestion and support information services in vehicles. A new era of vehicular... +
Dr. Gianluca Rizzo, Staff Researcher, Institute IMDEA Networks
24 January 2012 - 1:30pm
Sleep modes are emerging as a promising technique for energy-efficient networking: by adequately putting to sleep and waking up network resources according to traffic demands, proportionality between energy consumption... +
Professor Shmuel Zaks, Department of Computer Science, Technion, Haifa, Israel
20 December 2011 - 1:30pm
The placement of regenerators in optical networks has become an active area of research during the last years. Given a set of lightpaths in a network G and a positive integer d, regenerators must be placed in such a way... +
Olaf Maennel, Loughborough University, UK
15 December 2011 - 4:15pm
Formally, the Internet inter-domain routing system is a collection of networks, their policies, peering relationships and organizational affiliations, and the addresses they advertize. It also includes components like... +
Juan Antonio Cordero Fuertes, researcher in the HIPERCOM research team of INRIA
13 December 2011 - 1:30pm
As wireless ad hoc networking becomes more and more popular and ad hoc networks are used for an increasing number of applications, the integration of these networks in today's Internet, still mostly organized as a set... +
InterDomain Traffic
Iljitsch van Beijnum, Research Assistant Institute IMDEA Networks
29 November 2011 - 1:30pm
Inter-domain traffic engineering is an important aspect of network operation both technically and economically. Traffic engineering the outbound direction is less problematic as routers under the control of the network... +
Ignacio Castro, Ayudante de Investigación, Institute IMDEA Networks
21 November 2011 - 1:30pm
A majority of ISPs (Internet Service Providers) support connectivity to the entire Internet by transiting their traffic via other providers. Although the transit prices per Mbps decline steadily, the overall transit... +
18 November 2011 - 9:30am
Why should I consider a future in research? What sort of opportunities does a PhD open up for me? What makes research in the science of networks such an exciting career choice? How can we ensure that the Internet can... +
Peter Jacko
Peter Jacko, Post-doc Fellow, Basque Center for Applied Mathematics (BCAM), Bilbao, Spain
28 October 2011 - 12:30pm
In this paper we design, characterize in closed-form, and evaluate a new index rule for Markovian time-varying channels, which gives rise to a simple opportunistic scheduling rule for flow-level scheduling in wireless... +
25 October 2011 - 10:00am to 28 October 2011 - 8:00pm
The Madrid Audiovisual Cluster is a member of the steering committee of BROADCAST, the professional forum for audiovisual technology, which this year is adopting a new approach: the event will experience a quantum leap... +
4 October 2011 - 10:00am to 5 October 2011 - 7:00pm
Within the framework of SIMO Network 2011, and in collaboration with Universities and Research Centers in Madrid, Enterprise Europe Network madri+d and Fundación para el Conocimiento madrimasd organize an international... +
26 September 2011 - 10:00am to 27 September 2011 - 10:00am
On Sep 26th and 27th we organize a meeting of the EU project TREND. The research conducted in this project is in the field of energy efficient networking. The second day of the project is dedicated to several research... +
Dejan Kostic
Dejan Kostic, Tenure Track Assistant Professor at the Networked Systems Laboratory, EPFL
19 September 2011 - 11:00am
It is notoriously difficult to make distributed systems reliable. This becomes even harder in the case of the widely-deployed systems that are heterogeneous (multiple implementations) and federated (multiple... +
Energy Savings in Cellular Access
Balaji Rengarajan, Institute IMDEA Networks; Gianluca Rizzo, Institute IMDEA Networks; Marco Ajmone Marsan, Institute IMDEA Networks...
6 September 2011 - 9:30am to 9 September 2011 - 6:30pm
Sleep modes are emerging as a promising technique for energy-efficient networking: by adequately putting to sleep and waking up network resources according to traffic demands, a proportionality between energy consumption... +
5 September 2011 - 9:00am to 6 September 2011 - 6:00pm
Wireless networks importance for the Future Internet is raising at a fast pace as mobile devices increasingly become its entry point. However, today's wireless networks are unable to rapidly adapt to evolving contexts... +
BitTorrent Swarms
Michal Kryczka, Institute IMDEA Networks; Rubén Cuevas, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid; Carmen Guerrero, Universidad Carlos III de...
31 August 2011 - 9:00am to 2 September 2011 - 6:00pm
BitTorrent is one of the most popular application in the current Internet. However, we still have little knowledge about the topology of real BitTorrent swarms and how the traffic is actually exchanged among peers. This... +
Algorithmic Mechanisms for Internet Supercomputing
Evgenia Christoforou, University of Cyprus; Antonio Fernández Anta, Institute IMDEA Networks; Chryssis Georgiou, University of Cyprus;...
25 August 2011 - 9:00am to 27 August 2011 - 9:00am
This work, using a game-theoretic approach, considers Internet-based computations, where a master processor assigns, over the Internet, a computational task to a set of untrusted worker processors, and collects their... +
Maxmin Fair Algorithm
Alberto Mozo, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid; José Luis López-Presa, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid; Antonio Fernández Anta,...
25 August 2011 - 9:00am to 27 August 2011 - 9:00am
In this brief announcement we propose B-Neck, a max-min fair distributed algorithm that is also quiescent. As far as we know, B-Neck is the first max-min fair distributed algorithm that does not require a continuous... +
Marco Gramaglia, Institute IMDEA Networks; Carlos J. Bernardos, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid; María Calderón, Universidad Carlos...
23 August 2011 - 9:00am to 25 August 2011 - 9:00am
Vehicular ad hoc networks have proven to be quite useful for broadcast alike communications between nearby cars, but can also be used to provide Internet connectivity from vehicles. In order to do so, vehicle-to-... +
Eduard Goma, Telefónica Research; Marco Canini, EPFL; Alberto Lopez Toledo, Telefonica Research; Nikolaos Laoutaris, Telefonica...
15 August 2011 - 9:00am to 19 August 2011 - 9:00am
Access networks include modems, home gateways, and DSL Access Multiplexers (DSLAMs), and are responsible for 70-80% of total network-based energyconsumption. In this paper I'll take an in-depth look at the problem of... +
Michal Kryczka, Research Assistant at Institute IMDEA Networks
20 July 2011 - 1:00pm
BitTorrent is one of the most popular application in the current Internet. However, we still have little knowledge about the topology of real BitTorrent swarms and how the traffic is actually exchanged among peers. This... +
distance networks
Antonio Fernández Anta, Senior Researcher, Institute IMDEA Networks
18 July 2011 - 12:00pm
Sampling a large network with a given distribution has been identified as a useful operation to build network overlays. For example, constructing small world network topologies can be done by sampling with a probability... +
Pradeep Bangera, Research Assistant at Institute IMDEA Networks
13 July 2011 - 1:00pm
ISPs (Internet Service Providers) typically operate as commercial ASes (Autonomous Systems) and obtain revenue by delivering IP (Internet Protocol) traffic of their customers. In particular, the provider-free ASes -... +
Obscure Giants
Syed Hasan, Research Assistant at IMDEA Networks
6 July 2011 - 1:00pm
We study the detection of the provider-free AS set (PFS), i.e., the set of those Autonomous Systems (ASes) that reach the entire Internet without paying anyone for the traffic delivery. Using trustworthy but non-... +
Dr. Ruben Cuevas, Assistant Professor at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
29 June 2011 - 1:00pm
Twitter is one of the most used applications in the current Internet with more than 200M accounts created so far. As other large-scale systems Twitter can obtain benefit by exploiting the Locality effect existing among... +
Michal Kryczka, Research Assistant, Institute IMDEA Networks
22 June 2011 - 1:00pm
Fake content represents an important portion of those files shared in BitTorrent. In this paper we conduct a large scale measurement study in order to analyse the fake content publishing phenomenon in the BitTorrent... +
Visual Environments
Abdulmotaleb El Saddik, University Research Chair and Professor, School of Information Technology and Engineering, University of Ottawa...
15 June 2011 - 1:00pm
Multimedia and information technology are reaching limits in terms of what can be done in multimedia applications with only sight and sound. The next critical step is to bring the sense of “touch” over network... +
Queueing Networks
Neil Walton, Assistant Professor at University of Amsterdam
8 June 2011 - 1:00pm
We consider multi-class single server queueing networks that have a product form stationary distribution. A new limit result proves a sequence of such networks converges weakly to a stochastic flow level model. The... +
Andres Garcia Saavedra, PhD Candidate, NETCOM Research Group
1 June 2011 - 1:00pm
​Abstract-Greening the communication protocols is nowadays recognized as a primary design goal of future global network infrastructures. The objective function for optimization is the amount of information transmitted... +
Speaker: Iljitsch van Beijnum, Research Assistant, Institute IMDEA NetworksLocation: Room 4. 1F03, Telematics Department, Torres Quevedo Building, University Carlos III of Madrid, Avda. Universidad, 30, 28911 Leganes –... +
Game Theory
Dr. Walid Saad, Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Electrical Engineering Department at Princeton University
19 May 2011 - 11:00am
Game theoretical techniques have recently become prevalent in a wide range of engineering applications, notably, in wireless and communication networks. With the emergence of novel networking paradigms such as cognitive... +
Members of IMDEA Networks’ Scientific Council and invitees
18 May 2011 - 9:00am
Institute IMDEA Networks annually holds a by-invitation-only thematic workshop in Madrid. The workshop accompanies a meeting of our Scientific Council comprised by prominent researchers. In addition to talks by... +
Dr. Chryssis Georgiou, Assistant Professor at Department of Computer Science, University of Cyprus
17 May 2011 - 1:00pm
The technological advancement and information overload in recent years increased the popularity of Distributed Storage Systems where the data is replicated and maintained at multiple disks or servers residing at... +
Dr. Matteo Varvello, Technical Staff at Bell-Labs in Holmdel (New Jersey)
9 May 2011 - 1:00pm
BitTorrent is currently the dominant Peer-to-Peer (P2P) protocol for file-sharing applications. BitTorrent is also a nightmare for ISPs due to its network agnostic nature, which is responsible for high network transit... +
internet  hwy
Marco Gramaglia, Research Assistant at Institute IMDEA Networks
3 May 2011 - 1:00pm
Efficient vehicle-to-Internet routing and address autoconfiguration are two of the missing pieces required to provide Internet connectivity from vehicles. Here, we propose TREBOL, a tree-based and configurable protocol... +
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Jose Manuel Camacho Camacho, PhD Candidate NETCOM Research Group
27 April 2011 - 1:00pm
The amount of redundant paths among ASes has dramatically increased throughout the Internet. Unfortunately, the unipath nature of BGP constrains border routers to course traffic across a single path at a time. Although,... +
Delia Ciullo, Post-Doc Researcher at Politecnico di Torino, Italy
19 April 2011 - 11:00am
Energy efficiency is one of the great technological challenges of our times. Recently, the concerns for the environmental consequences of the huge rate with which energy is consumed is leading to the awareness that... +
Rubén Torres
Rubén Torres, Ph.D. Candidate at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
18 April 2011 - 11:00am
In the last decade, there have been radical changes in both the nature of the mechanisms used for Internet content distribution, and the type of content delivered. On the one hand, Peer-to-Peer (P2P) based content... +
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Adrian Carlos Loch Navarro, Technische Universität Darmstadt
13 April 2011 - 1:00pm
Mobile networks allow accessing and sharing information everywhere, but current infrastructures are limited by their legacies from circuit-switched networks. Although mobile ad-hoc networks (MANETs) solve many of these... +
Fabio Giust, Research Assistant at Institute IMDEA Networks
30 March 2011 - 1:00pm
The use of centralized mobility management approaches – such as Mobile IPv6 – poses some difficulties to operators of current and future networks, due to the expected large number of mobile users and their exigent... +
Dr. Arun Vishwanath, Postdoc research at School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications, University of New South Wales
28 March 2011 - 11:00am
Improving the energy-efficiency of core routers is important for ISPs and equipment vendors alike. We tackle this problem by focusing on packet buffers in backbone router line-cards. We broadly classify the talk into... +
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Dr. Jun Li, Associate professor from the Department of Computer and Information Science at University of Oregon; Chair of Excellence (...
23 March 2011 - 1:00pm
Disruptive events such as large-scale power outages, undersea cable cuts, or Internet worms could cause the Internet to deviate from its normal state of operation. This deviation from normalcy is what we call the impact... +
18 March 2011 - 12:30pm
The media access control (MAC) layer of the IEEE 802.11 standard specifies a set of parameters that regulate the behavior of the wireless stations when accessing the channel. Although the standard defines a set of... +
Miguel A Mosteiro
Dr. Miguel A. Mosteiro, Research Professor in the Computer Science Department at Rutgers University and Researcher at Department of...
16 March 2011 - 1:00pm
A frequent problem in settings where a unique resource must be shared among users is how to resolve the contention that arises when all of them must use it, but the resource allows only for one user each time. The... +
Jaume Barceló
Dr. Jaume Barceló, Post-Doc Researcher, Netcom Research Group, University Carlos III of Madrid
9 March 2011 - 1:00pm
Carrier Sense Multiple Access with Enhanced Collision Avoidance (CSMA/ECA) is a distributed MAC protocol that allows collision-free access to the medium in WLAN. The only difference between CSMA/ECA and the well-known... +
Andra Lutu
Andra Lutu, Research Assistant, Institute IMDEA Networks
2 March 2011 - 1:00pm
The scalability issues the global routing system has been experienc- ing over the past years have raised serious concerns in the Internet community. One of the main culprits for the rapidly growing BGP routing table is... +
Jun Li
Dr. Jun Li, Associate professor from the Department of Computer and Information Science at University of Oregon; Chair of Excellence (...
22 February 2011 - 1:00pm
In this talk I will briefly overview the research topics I have been working on, as well as describe new topics I recently began looking into. The former includes behavior-based Internet worm detection, Internet routing... +
Business Plan
Emma Crespo and Cassia Viviani Silva, UC3M Business Incubator, Manuel Triantáfilo, CEO, Capital Certainty S.L.
15 February 2011 - 1:00pm
The seminar will cover essential aspects of tech-based entrepreneurship, with special regard to ventures in the field of ICTs. Resources for entrepreneurs at UC3M within the Campus del Emprendedor UC3M Programme will be... +
Matteo Vasirani
Matteo Vasirani, Teaching Assistant, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid
1 February 2011 - 1:00pm
Since the early nineties, intelligent agents and multiagent systems have been envisioned as the key enabling technologies for the design and implementation of large-scale, open, distributed systems. After two decades,... +
Pierre Francois
Dr. Pierre Francois, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
24 January 2011 - 4:00pm to 27 January 2011 - 6:15pm
The Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is the protocol used among Internet Service Providers to provide IP connectivity among and across their networks. In this course, we will first review the basics of Internet routing... +
Joerg Widmer, Sergey Gorinsky & Antonio Fernández Anta, Senior Researchers; Rade Stanojević, Vincenzo Mancuso, Balaji Rengarajan...
19 January 2011 - 10:00am
The second Workshop on "far out" research ideas of the institute is to be held on January 19th, 2011. The purpose of the second edition of this series of workshops is to have researchers from the institute present very... +
Joerg Widmer, Sergey Gorinsky & Antonio Fernández Anta, Senior Researchers; Rade Stanojević, Vincenzo Mancuso, Balaji Rengarajan...
17 December 2010 - 10:00am
The first Workshop on "far out" research ideas of the institute is to be held on December 17th, 2010. The purpose of the first edition of this series of workshops is to have researchers from the institute present very... +
Pradeep Bangera
Pradeep Bangera, Research Assistant at Institute IMDEA Networks
14 December 2010 - 1:00am
Whereas prefix hijacking is usually examined from security perspectives, this paper looks at it from a novel economic angle. Our study stems from an observation that a transit AS (Autonomous System) has a financial... +
Ruben Cuevas
Dr. Rubén Cuevas, Assistant Professor at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
23 November 2010 - 1:00am
BitTorrent is the most popular P2P content delivery appli-cation where individual users share various type of content with tens of thousands of other users. The growing popular-ity of BitTorrent is primarily due to the... +
Gonzalo Camarillo
Gonzalo Camarillo (Ericsson Research)
22 November 2010 - 6:00pm
This talk will introduce P2PSIP (Peer-to-peer Session Initiation Protocol) technologies, including the most common protocols and algorithms. The talk will also discuss the performance of these technologies in different... +
Marco Ajmone Marsan
Prof. Dr. Marco Ajmone Marsan, Chief Researcher at Institute IMDEA Networks and Full Professor at Politecnico di Torino
16 November 2010 - 1:00pm
Marco Ajmone Marsan holds a double appointment as Chief Researcher at IMDEA Networks (Spain) and Full Professor at the Department of Electronics (Dipartimento di Elettronica) of the ... +
Technology Transfer Symposium
10 November 2010 - 9:30am
Event program: 09:00 - 09:30 Welcome and registration 09:30 - 09:50 Opening of the SymposiumD. Arturo Azcorra, Director General, CDTID. Francisco Marín, President of Area of Activities for Technological Innovation,... +
Antonio Fernandez Anta
Dr. Antonio Fernández Anta, Senior Researcher at Institute IMDEA Networks
2 November 2010 - 1:00pm
Energy conservation is drawing increasing attention in data networking. One school of thought believes that a dominant amount of energy saving comes from turning off network elements. The difficulty is that... +
Rade Stanojevic
Dr. Rade Stanojevic, Staff Researcher at Institute IMDEA Networks
19 October 2010 - 4:00pm
Rade Stanojevic obtained his B.Sc. in Mathematics from University of Nis, Serbia and a Ph.D. from Hamilton Institute, NUIM, Ireland. His current research interests span performance evaluation, network economics and... +
La noche de los investigadores
24 September 2010 - 6:00pm
In the context of "Researchers' Night, Madrid 2010 - Creativity for progress in Europe", the IMDEA initiative will take part in the “Why I am a scientist” event, through the participation of directors from each one of... +
Kenichi Mase Toshinori Tsuboi  Hiromi Ueda
Dr. Kenichi Mase, "Mesh networks"; Dr. Toshinori Tsuboi, "TPC scheme for ad hoc networks"; Dr. Hiromi Ueda, "Optical burst receiver for...
20 September 2010 - 10:00am
Dr. Kenichi Mase, Dr. Toshini Tsuboi and Dr. Hiromi Ueda will visit Institute IMDEA Networkson Monday September 20th and will take the opportunity to present their research lines. The overall talk will last about 45... +
Dr. Vijay Sivaraman, University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.
7 July 2010 - 1:00pm
It this talk I will start with a brief overview of the research activities of our group at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, in the areas of core network switching, body area networking, and security... +
Dah Ming Chiu
Prof. Dah Ming Chiu, Department of Information Engineering, Chinese University of Hong Kong
5 July 2010 - 10:00am to 7 July 2010 - 1:00pm
Multimedia content delivery is projected to be the biggest bandwidth consumer of the future Internet. For many years, the mechanism for content delivery envisioned by the networking community is network multicast.... +
Dr. K. K. Ramakrishnan, AT&T Labs Research.
1 July 2010 - 1:00pm
Cloud computing has great potential to change how enterprises run and manage their IT systems. Cloud computing platforms provide customers with flexible, on demand resources at low cost. However, while existing... +
Dr Sue Moon
Dr. Sue Moon, Daejeon University, South Korea
30 June 2010 - 12:00am
Delay is a key Internet performance metric and its stability, variation, and abrupt changes have been well studied. However, little could have been said about the Internet-wide delay distribution. In order to build a... +
Ruben Cuevas
Rubén Cuevas, Adjunct Professor, University Carlos III of Madrid; Researcher, NETCOM Research Group
21 June 2010 - 10:00am
Next Monday Rubén Cuevas shall defend his Ph.D. Thesis entitled: “Dynamic and Location-Aware Server Discovery Using a Fair Distributed Hash Table”. His supervisor is Dr. Carmen Guerrero, Associate Professor, University... +
Andreas Reinhardt
Andreas Reinhardt, Technische Universität Darmstadt.
2 June 2010 - 9:30am
Embedded sensor systems are well suited to provide context data, i.e. any information which allows determining the context of entities (e.g. a user's location, an object's environmental parameters, or the number of... +
Members of IMDEA Networks’ Scientific Council and invitees.
31 May 2010 - 11:00am to 1 June 2010 - 6:00pm
IMDEA Networks is organizing its 2nd Annual International Workshop, this year focusing on Energy Efficiency and Networking on 31st May - 1st June, 2010 in Madrid, Spain. The workshop will include presentations and a... +
Carlos J Bernardos
Dr. Carlos J. Bernardos, University Carlos III of Madrid
26 May 2010 - 1:00pm
Users' demands for Internet connectivity anytime anywhere are no longer a future requirement, but a reality that operators face today. The current trend in hand-held devices, equipped with multiple access technologies,... +
19 May 2010 - 10:30am
Why should I consider a future in research? What sort of opportunities does a PhD open up for me? What makes research in the science of networks such an exciting career choice? How can we ensure that the Internet can... +
CongDuc Pham
Prof. Dr. CongDuc Pham, University of Pau (Pau, France)
19 May 2010 - 1:00pm
A sensor is a device capable of monitoring physical or environmental conditions, such as temperature, sound, vibration, pressure, motion or pollutants. Sensor networks composed of hundreds, or sometime of thousands of... +
Prof. Dr. Michal Pioro, Institute of Telecommunications, Warsaw University of Technology.
11 May 2010 - 10:00am to 13 May 2010 - 1:30pm
Despite the broadly title, the seminar will be focused in the notion of max-min fairness (MMF) and its application to routing optimization in communication networks: 1. Basic notions 2. Convex MMF problems 3. Non-convex... +
Albert Banchs
Dr. Albert Banchs, Deputy Director, IMDEA Networks, Associate Professor, University Carlos III of Madrid
5 May 2010 - 1:00pm
The optimal configuration of the contention parameters of a WLAN depends on the network conditions in terms of number of stations and the traffic they generate. Following this observation, a considerable effort in the... +
Marco Gramaglia
Marco Gramaglia
28 April 2010 - 1:00pm
Vehicular communications will increase road safety, traffic efficiency and driving comfort, by enabling vehicles to form Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks (VANETs) and to directly exchange information. Additionally, connecting... +
Mohamed Hefeeda
Prof. Dr. Mohamed Hefeeda
27 April 2010 - 6:00pm to 30 April 2010 - 7:30pm
Mohamed Hefeeda is an assistant professor in the School of Computing Science, Simon Fraser University, Canada, where he leads the Network Systems Lab. He holds a Ph.D. from Purdue University, USA, and M.Sc. and B.Sc.... +
Doan B Hoang
Dr. Doan B. Hoang, Visiting Professor in Ingenieria Telematica Department at UC3M
21 April 2010 - 1:00pm
The talk consists of two parts. The first part will present an overview on the current research activities of iNEXT (Centre for Innovation in IT applications and Services) at the University of Technology, Sydney. This... +
Marwan Krunz
Dr. Marwan Krunz, Visiting Researcher, IMDEA Networks; Cátedra de Excelencia, University Carlos III of Madrid
14 April 2010 - 1:00pm
Cognitive radio networks (CRNs) involve extensive exchange of control messages, which are used to coordinate critical network functions such as distributed spectrum sensing, medium access, and routing, to name a few.... +
Thrasyvoulos Spyropoulos
Dr. Thrasyvoulos Spyropoulos
9 April 2010 - 11:00am
Delay Tolerant Networks (DTN) are networks of self-organizing wireless nodes, where end-to-end connectivity is intermittent. In these networks, content or information between nodes is exchanged (opportunistically),... +
Ruben Cuevas
Ruben Cuevas
7 April 2010 - 1:00pm
The current Internet includes a large number of distributed services. In order to guarantee the QoS of the communication in these services, a client has to select a close-by server with enough available resources. In... +
Future Steps
Dr. Juan Carlos Zuniga, Senior staff member at Interdigital and Vice-Chair of IEEE 802.21.
6 April 2010 - 4:00pm
The conference will be conducted in English
Majid Khabbazian
Dr. Majid Khabbazian
31 March 2010 - 11:00am
Wireless ad hoc networks have emerged to be used in scenarios where it is required or desired to have wireless communications among a variety of devices without relying on any infrastructure or central management. One... +
Juan Caballero
Juan Caballero, Carnegie Mellon University and University of California, Berkeley (USA)
25 March 2010 - 3:00pm
In this talk I present a platform to extract models of security-relevant functionality from program binaries, enabling multiple security applications such as active botnet infiltration, finding deviations between... +
Thomas Plagemann
Prof. Dr. Thomas Plagemann, University of Oslo (Norway)
24 March 2010 - 1:00pm
His talk consists out of two parts. The first part will give an overview on the current research activities and achievements of the Distributed Multimedia Systems Research Group at the University of Oslo. This includes... +
3D network
Prof. Dr. Michael Devetsikiotis, IEEE Communication Society Distinguished Lecturer 2008-2011; Professor, Department of Electrical and...
22 March 2010 - 4:00pm
Combined advances in high speed networking, mobile devices, application sharing, web services, virtual world technologies and large scale event processing are converging to create a new world of pervasive, ubiquitous “... +
Jaime Garcia Reinoso
Jaime Garcia-Reinoso
17 March 2010 - 1:00pm
Nowadays it is possible to watch some TV channels in the Internet using P2P mechanisms. There are basically two ways to construct a P2P network to transmit streaming video: mesh-based and tree-based (there is also a mix... +
Vincenzo Mancuso
Dr. Vincenzo Mancuso
5 March 2010 - 11:00am
The performance of IP flows in Wireless Mesh Networks is unfairly biased by the unplanned compounding behavior of MAC and transport protocols. This compounding protocol behavior can undesirably result in complete... +
Rade Stanojevic
Dr. Rade Stanojevic
26 February 2010 - 11:00am
Existing cloud computing platforms offer virtually unlimited compute resources (virtual machines, bandwidth, storage, etc.) that can be used on demand. Such on-demand model offers significant elasticity to the customers... +
Michal Kryczka
Michal Kryczka
17 February 2010 - 1:00pm
Due to the increasing popularity of P2P systems and their contribution to overall Internet traffic, it is essential to understand how content, which is the main attraction in P2P systems, is fed. The main goal of this... +
Gianluca Rizzo
Gianluca Rizzo
10 February 2010 - 1:00pm
The steadily raising energy costs and the increasing number of evidences of climate changes induced by high levels of CO2 in the atmosphere have brought the issue of a sustainable use of energy to the attention of... +
Alex Bikfalvi
Alex Bikfalvi
3 February 2010 - 1:00pm
Already a popular application in the Internet, IPTV is becoming, among the service providers, a preferred alternative to conventional Broadcasting technologies. Since many of the existing deployments have been done... +
Emilio Davila Gonzalez (European Commission); Arnaud de La Fortelle (INRIA); Thierry Ernst (INRIA); Carlos J. Bernardos (IMDEA Networks...
29 January 2010 - 10:00am
The GeoNet consortium invites you to attend its final workshop as a unique opportunity to learn more about IPv6 geonetworking and the link between IPv6 geonetworking and the related ITS development in CAR 2 CAR... +
Pablo Serrano
Dr. Pablo Serrano
27 January 2010 - 1:00pm
A lot of attention has been given to multihop wireless networks lately. This attention has motivated an increase in the number of 802.11-based deployments, both indoor and outdoor, used to perform measurement studies to... +
Pedro Reviriego
Dr. Pedro Reviriego (Universidad Antonio de Nebrija) (Madrid, Spain)
18 January 2010 - 6:00pm
Energy consumption in Computer Networks is an issue that is gaining increasing attention. In this talk we will review the issue of energy consumption in Computer Networks to then focus on Ethernet where a new standard... +
Kshitiz Verma
Kshitiz Verma
13 January 2010 - 1:00pm
The Theory of Computing is almost a hundred year old now. Its roots can actually be traced to the Entscheidungsproblem posed by David Hilbert in 1928. Another concrete theory in Physics called the Quantum Mechanics had... +
Antonio Fernández Anta
Dr. Antonio Fernández Anta, Laboratory of Distributed Algorithmics and Networks (Laboratorio de Algoritmia Distribuida y Redes - LADyR...
15 December 2009 - 10:00am
The problem is interesting for two reasons. First, the cost function closely models the energy consumption of some network elements and network-wide optimization is a well-motivated but under-explored direction for... +
Narasimha Reddy
Prof. Dr. Narasimha Reddy (Cátedra de Excelencia, University Carlos III of Madrid; Visiting Researcher, IMDEA Networks, Madrid; Texas A...
9 December 2009 - 12:00am
Many delay-based congestion protocols have been proposed. Some recent studies have questioned the validity of congestion prediction at end hosts Based on measurement studies. In this talk, we show that end-host based... +
Antonio de la Oliva
Dr. Antonio de la Oliva
2 December 2009 - 1:00pm
This talk addresses the problem of providing throughput guarantees in heterogeneous wireless mesh networks. As a first step, it proposes a novel model to represent the capacity region of a wireless link that, by... +
Rubén Cuevas Rumín
Rubén Cuevas Rumín
25 November 2009 - 1:00pm
A substantial amount of work has recently gone into localizing BitTorrent traffic within an ISP in order to avoid excessive and often times unnecessary transit costs. Several architectures and systems have been proposed... +
Dr Reza Rejaie
Dr. Reza Rejaie, Visiting Researcher IMDEA Networks
18 November 2009 - 1:00pm
Existing Swarm-based Peer-to-Peer Streaming (SPS) applications rely on a randomly connected overlays among peers, which tend to generate a significant amount of costly inter-ISP traffic. To reduce such traffic,... +
Institute IMDEA Networks
11 November 2009 -
3:00pm to 6:00pm
Dr. Sergey Gorinsky (Senior Researcher, IMDEA Networks) Prof. Dr. Arturo Azcorra (Director General for Technology Transfer and Entrepreneurial Development (Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation) Paul Patras (... +
Iljitsch van Beijnum
Iljitsch van Beijnum
4 November 2009 - 1:00pm
The way the Internet works today is that routing protocols select a single path through the network, and transport protocols like TCP then adapt to the properties of that path. So the situation where there are unused... +
Isaias Martinez Yelmo
Isaías Martínez-Yelmo, UC3M
28 October 2009 - 1:00pm
This talk gives an overview on how different overlay networks can share information among them and some recent results based on an implementation tested on an emulation environment are given.
Michele Zorzi
Dr. Michele Zorzi - University of Padova (Italy)
14 October 2009 - 12:00pm
Interest in underwater acoustic networking research has grown rapidly in the past few years. Fundamental differences between underwater acoustic propagation and terrestrial radio propagation call for new criteria for... +
Kalman Graffi
Dr. Kalman Graffi - Technische Universität Darmstadt
29 September 2009 - 4:00pm
The peer-to-peer paradigm shows the potential to provide the same functionality like client/server based systems, but with much lower costs. One substantial limitation of p2p systems are missing guarantees on the... +
Jean Pierre Hubaux
Dr. Jean-Pierre Hubaux
21 September 2009 - 11:30am
According to most technology pundits, progress in wireless and sensor networks will lead us into a world of ubiquitous computing, in which myriads of tiny, untethered sensors and actuators will communicate with each... +
Abbas Jamalipour
Dr. Abbas Jamalipour; Fellow IEEE; Fellow IEAust; Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE Communications Society
19 June 2009 - 11:00am
Mobile communications networks have been evolved through multiple technologies over a period of several decades, to a stage that they become very complicated in the context of resource control and management. The... +
Quantum Computing and Networking 2009
Members of IMDEA Networks’ Scientific Council and invitees.
17 June 2009 - 9:15am to 18 June 2009 - 1:30pm
Atomic and subatomic particles behave differently from macroscopic matter, and there are ways to create novel technologies that utilize this notion to our advantage. Quantum cryptography is just such an example, as it... +
Prasant Mohapatra
Dr. Prasant Mohapatra, Tim Bucher Family Endowed Chair Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of California...
8 June 2009 - 10:00am
Wireless mesh networks are becoming popular alternatives to wireless LANs and for cost-effective use in varied application environments. There are several technical challenges that must be addressed for mesh networking... +
Domenico Giustiniano
Dr. Domenico Giustiniano, Junior Researcher, Telefonica Research (Barcelona)
25 May 2009 - 6:00pm
"ADSL is becoming the standard form of residential and small-business broadband access to the Internet due, primarily, to its low deployment cost. These ADSL residential lines are often deployed with Access Points (AP)... +
Fernando Boavida
Dr. Fernando Boavida, FCTUC – University of Coimbra (Portugal), Visiting Professor at University Carlos III of Madrid (Spain)
25 May 2009 - 1:00pm
Mobility is, without doubt, one of the major new paradigms of the current Internet, and this is driving most of the research activity in networking throughout the World. We are gradually evolving from a network where... +
Iljitsch van Beijnum
Iljitsch van Beijnum, Research Assistant (IMDEA Networks)
19 May 2009 - 10:00am
Normal TCP/IP operation is for the routing system to select a best path that remains stable for some time, and for TCP to adjust to the properties of this path to optimize throughput. A multipath TCP would be able to... +
Michal Kryczka
Michal Kryczka, Research Assistant, IMDEA Networks
12 May 2009 - 10:00am
Gianluca Rizzo
Gianluca Rizzo, EPFL Lausanne (Switzerland)
28 April 2009 - 11:00am
Some among the most widespread applications of the Internet (real-time streaming multimedia applications) are based on packet exchanges that assume a very low packet delay. In order to offer some form of better service... +
Balaji Rengarajan
Balaji Rengarajan, PhD Candidate, The University of Texas at Austin (Texas, USA)
27 April 2009 - 11:00am
We study the impact of policies to associate users with base stations/access points on flow-level performance in interference limited wireless networks. Most research in this area has used static interference models (i.... +
Rosa Iglesias
Dr. Rosa Iglesias, Ikerlan Technological Research (Mondragón, Spain)
24 April 2009 - 12:00pm
This talk will present a brief overview of systems, technologies and applications that are part of Ambient Intelligence (AmI). It is also the purpose of this talk to bring together researchers for inspiring innovation... +
Marco Gramaglia
Marco Gramaglia, Research Assistant, IMDEA Networks
21 April 2010 - 10:00am
Alberto Medina
Dr. Tiago Camilo, Nokia Siemens Networks
13 April 2009 - 11:00am
If you would like more information about Dr. Tiago Camilo, please visit his Linkedin profile: http://www.... +
Alberto Medina
Dr. Alberto Medina, Internetwork Research Group, BBN Technologies (Cambridge, England, United Kingdom)
2 April 2009 - 11:00am
JTP: An Energy-conscious Transport Protocol for Ad Hoc Networks Energy consciousness is percolating rapidly through all areas of research for technologies that are power driven. In the context of networking, the area of... +
Sergey Gorinsky
Prof. Dr. Sergey Gorinsky, Assistant Professor at the Applied Research Laboratory in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering...
17 March 2009 - 3:00pm
With the Internet offering a single best-effort service, there have been numerous proposals of diversified network services that align better with the divergent needs of different distributed applications. The failure... +
An Algebraic Approach to Internet Routing
Prof. Dr. Tim Griffin, University of Cambridge
16 March 2009 - 10:00am to 18 March 2009 - 1:00pm
A great deal of of interesting work was done in the 1970s in generalizing shortest path algorithms to a wide class of semirings also called "path algebras" or "dioids". Although the evolution of Internet Routing... +
Fernando Paganini
Prof. Dr. Fernando Paganini, Universidad ORT, Uruguay.
9 March 2009 - 3:00pm to 13 March 2009 - 7:00pm
In the last decade, a new theoretical foundation for quantitative network research has emerged. Its key ingredients are the following: economic models to formulate network resource allocation as a convex optimization... +
Nicolas Georganas
Prof. Dr. Nicolas Georganas, Life Fellow IEEE; Cátedra de Excelencia, University Carlos III of Madrid (Spain); Visiting Researcher...
2 March 2009 - 11:00am
Multimedia Communications, involving traditional “media” such as audio, video, text, 2D graphics, have become parts of everyday e-life. New digital media, such as Virtual Reality and Haptics, have now added new... +
Ralf Steinmetz
Prof. Dr. Ralf Steinmetz, Full Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology; Department of Computer...
26 February 2009 - 4:00pm
Ralf Steinmetz is one of the world experts in multimedia and P2P applications, is the author of one of the most referenced books in the area, and he has received the ACM Multimedia Award. Since early 1996 Ralf Steinmetz... +
Nicolas Georganas
Prof. Dr. Nicolas Georganas, Life Fellow IEEE; Cátedra de Excelencia, University Carlos III of Madrid (Spain); Visiting Researcher...
23 February 2009 - 4:00pm
Multimedia Communications, involving traditional media such as audio, video, text, 2D graphics, have become parts of everyday e-life. New digitalmedia, such as Virtual Reality and Haptics, have now added new dimensions... +
Nicolas Georganas
Prof. Dr. Nicolas Georganas, Life Fellow IEEE; Cátedra de Excelencia, University Carlos III of Madrid (Spain); Visiting Researcher,...
19 February 2009 - 5:00pm
Nicolas Georganas received the Dip. Ing. (Diplom-Ingenieur - German equivalent of M.Sc. degree) in Electrical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (Athens, Greece) in 1966. He went on to achieve... +
Matthias Hollick
Dr. Matthias Hollick
12 February 2009 - 12:00pm
On Security and Quality of Service in Multihop Wireless Networks Mobile Ad hoc Networks, Wireless Mesh Networks and Wireless Sensor Networks have attracted remarkable attention in the research community in recent years... +
James Aweya
Dr. James Aweya
9 February 2009 - 10:00am
If you would like more information about James Aweya, please visit his homepage.
Alex Bikfalvi
Alex Bikfalvi, Research Assistant, IMDEA Networks
3 February 2009 - 10:00am
CoNEXT 2008
9 December 2008 - 9:00am to 12 December 2008 - 6:00pm
ACM CoNEXT 2008 is a major forum for future networking technologies. Previous CoNEXT Conferences have... +
Trilogy Project
8 December 2008 - 9:00am
Assistant: Attendance restricted to project members only. More information about Trilogy Project
Nikolaos Laoutaris
Dr. Nikolaos Laoutaris, Telefonica I+D Research (Barcelona, Spain)
5 December 2008 - 11:00am
Many emerging scientific and industrial applications require transferring multiple terabytes of data on a daily basis. Examples include pushing scientific datasets from particle accelerators/colliders to laboratories... +
Gustavo de Veciana
Prof. Dr. Gustavo de Veciana, Visiting Researcher, IMDEA Networks (Madrid, Spain); Temple Foundation Centennial Fellow Wireless...
1 December 2008 - 4:00pm
We present a system-level framework to mitigate interference using coarse grained coordination of transmissions across base stations. Our approach is based on collecting and mining measured data capturing a user... +
Semana de la ciencia 2008
Prof. Dr. José Félix Kukielka, Senior Researcher IMDEA Networks; Prof. Dr. Nicolas Georganas, Visiting Researcher IMDEA Networks; Prof...
19 November 2008 - 9:00am
Download the Programme of activities organized by IMDEA Networks in collaboration with the Higher Polytechnic School of University Carlos III of Madrid in  ... +
Imdea Networks Institute
11 November 2008 - 10:00am
Meeting: IMDEA Networks Board of Trustees Please note: Attendance restricted to members only The meeting will be conducted in English
Imdea Networks Institute
10 November 2008 - 3:30pm
Attendance restricted to members only The meeting will be conducted in English
Arturo Azcorra
Prof. Dr. Arturo Azcorra, Full Professor at the Telematics Department of University Carlos III of Madrid; Director, IMDEA Networks
3 November 2008 - 11:45am
Telefonica Open Research Day 2008 Research is the process of exploration of new ideas and allows Telefonica to look into the future, working on tomorrow's problems and finding solutions that people can only dream about... +
IMDEA Networks newly refurbished offices
24 October 2008 - 10:00am
Information reception to be held at IMDEA Networks’ newly refurbished offices to which all other building dwellers are invited, together with the University Carlos III of Madrid authorities, and NETCOM Research Group... +
  Location: Aula de Grados, 5.1.A01, Edificio Padre Soler, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Campus de LeganésDates: 15 Octubre, 2008, 9:00 – 19:00Organization: Cátedra Telefónica de la Universidad Politécnica de Madrid... +
Nick Maxemchuk
Prof. Dr. Nick Maxemchuk, Columbia University of New York City (USA); Chief Researcher, IMDEA Networks; Prize 2006 IEEE Koji Kobiyashi...
26 June 2008 - 11:00am
A systems approach to network coding and random coding: Explain how network coding is used in wireless networks Show an example of random coding to implement network coding This talk on network and random coding is of... +
IMDEA Networks Board of Trustees
17 June 2008 - 10:00am
Meeting: IMDEA Networks Board of Trustees
IMDEA Networks Scientific Council
16 June 2008 - 10:00am
Meeting: IMDEA Networks Scientific Council The meeting will be conducted in English
Arturo Azcorra and Marconi and Jon Crowcroft
Prof. Dr. Jon Crowcroft, Marconi Professor of Networked Systems in the Computer Laboratory of University of Cambridge (England, UK);...
5 June 2008 -
9:30am to 12:30pm
The madri+d Forum on Communications Technologies is hosted by University Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M) on its Leganes Campus. The conference, "The Role of Europe in Internet Governance", will begin with a presentation on... +
Jon Crowcroft
Prof. Dr. Jon Crowcroft, Visiting Researcher, IMDEA Networks (Madrid, Spain); Marconi Professor, University of Cambridge (UK)
27 May 2008 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
In work at Washington St Louis and Stanford on network virtualization a lot of the research is predicated on lots of fancy hardware for forwarding (viz NetFPGA) (a recent SIGCOMM reject by UCL/Lancaster people on this... +
Jornadas REDIMadrid 2008
7 May 2008 - 9:00am
The objective of these symposia is to celebrate idea-sharing sessions on the importance of the technological medium of telematic networks in general, and of the REDIMadrid network in particular, for the development of... +
IX feria madrid es ciencia
24 April 2008 - 9:00am to 27 April 2008 - 6:00pm
La Feria Madrid por la Ciencia (The Forum for Science) is a key part of the Programa de Ciencia y Sociedad (Science and Society Program) that the Regional Government of Madrid launched in 2000, through the Dirección... +
Marco Ajmone Marsan
Prof. Dr. Marco Ajmone Marsan, Politecnico di Torino (Turin, Italy)
4 March 2008 - 9:00am to 6 March 2008 - 6:00pm
The objective of this course is to learn how to model cellular systems for the use in optimizing the design of this type of network. The course will consist of the following parts: A revision of basic queueing models... +
Network Optimisation
Prof. Dr. Pablo Pavón Mariño, Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena, ETSIT: Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería de Telecomunicación (...
11 February 2008 - 3:00pm to 15 February 2008 - 5:00pm
This course is focused on the optimization problems that arise in network communications design and planning. First the mathematical techniques involved in constrained optimization are introduced. Then, a taxonomy of... +
Mext Interim Meeting 2007
7 February 2008 - 9:00am to 8 February 2008 - 6:00pm
Mext Interim Meeting 2007: Focusing on nemo global development The conference will be conducted in English
IMDEA Networks Board of Trustees
4 December 2007 - 10:00am
Please note: Attendance restricted to members only The meeting will be conducted in English
Scientific Council Meeting
11 July 2007 - 9:00am
On July 11th INDEA Networks held the Annual Inaugural Meeting of its Scientific Council in Madrid. The meeting marked a milestone in the establishment of the research foundation. This prestigious Council is comprised of... +
Meets with leading industry representatives
26 June 2007 - 11:00am
On June 26th IMDEA Networks met with leading industry representatives, whose companies have been invited to provide representatives to its Board of Trustees, as well as other key stakeholders in the new international... +
James Kempf
Dr. James Kempf, DoCoMo USA Labs (Palo Alto, California, USA)
11 June 2007 - 4:00pm to 14 June 2007 - 7:00pm
The international networking research community has begun to focus on ideas for a next generation Internet architecture. Before developing a next generation architecture, however, it seems appropriate to understand what... +
Feria Madrid
12 April 2007 - 9:00am to 15 April 2007 - 7:00pm
La Feria Madrid por la Ciencia (The Forum for Science) is a key part of the Programa de Ciencia y Sociedad (Science and Society Program) that the Regional Government of Madrid launched in 2000, through the Dirección... +
Redi Madrid
27 March 2007 - 10:00am
The objective of these symposia is to celebrate idea-sharing sessions on the importance of the technological medium of telematic networks in general, and of the REDIMadrid network in particular, for the development of... +